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1940 Joplin Miners

1940 > Class C > 1940 Western Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Paul O'Malley
Represented: Joplin, MO
Ballpark: Miners Park (Joplin, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Eddie Bockman 19 131 511 139 27 11 7 .272 .409 209
2 Marvin Brown* 17 11 14 2 1 0 0 .143 .214 3
3 Russell Burns 22 6 20 4 1 0 0 .200 .250 5
4 Frank Crouch 21 23 37 7 2 0 1 .189 .324 12
5 Wendell Finders 23 121 506 142 22 20 2 .281 .415 210
6 Teddy Greble? 22 14 35 6 1 0 0 .171 .200 7
7 John Harbin 21 54 176 40 6 4 3 .227 .358 63
8 Bud Heslet 20 1 4 1 0 1 0 .250 .750 3
9 Ralph Houk 20 110 364 114 18 7 0 .313 .401 146
10 Ed Ignasiak* 24 103 383 112 19 11 8 .292 .462 177
11 John Kernoski 21 17 30 4 1 0 0 .133 .167 5
12 George Leyrer 21 122 429 127 25 12 1 .296 .417 179
13 Steven Luby 21 12 36 10 2 0 1 .278 .417 15
14 Al Lyons 21 123 475 142 25 7 13 .299 .463 220
15 Frank Mabrey 23 117 491 147 25 9 3 .299 .405 199 Stats for 2 teams
16 Russell Messerly 23 21 45 9 0 1 1 .200 .311 14
17 Walter Nasalik# 23 19 41 8 3 0 0 .195 .268 11
18 Paul O'Malley 32 61 168 42 7 0 0 .250 .292 49
19 John Orr 22 42 73 18 7 0 0 .247 .342 25
20 Red Ramsey 23 21 81 23 3 3 0 .284 .395 32
21 Harry Soufas 23 28 101 28 2 1 2 .277 .376 38
22 George Verbeck 25 94 286 77 20 3 6 .269 .423 121
23 Fred Whalen 22 11 26 6 0 0 0 .231 .231 6
24 Jack Zerblis* 24 46 86 11 2 1 0 .128 .174 15
25 Florian Zielinski 22 44 165 33 2 0 0 .200 .212 35
25 Players 22.3
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Frank Crouch? 21 6 6 .500 4.26 19 74.0 89 55 35 38 1.716 10.8 4.6
2 Teddy Greble? 22 6 3 .667 3.30 11 79.0 86 42 29 41 1.608 9.8 4.7
3 John Kernoski 21 9 5 .643 5.04 17 91.0 85 62 51 53 1.516 8.4 5.2
4 Russell Messerly 23 5 4 .556 6.54 20 95.0 87 77 69 114 2.116 8.2 10.8
5 Walter Nasalik* 23 6 6 .500 5.66 19 105.0 127 74 66 60 1.781 10.9 5.1
6 John Orr 22 6 13 .316 6.17 22 124.0 161 113 85 73 1.887 11.7 5.3
7 George Verbeck 25 10 10 .500 5.53 28 174.0 225 131 107 93 1.828 11.6 4.8
8 Fred Whalen 22 5 2 .714 3.77 10 74.0 94 39 31 22 1.568 11.4 2.7
9 Jack Zerblis* 24 15 10 .600 3.78 45 224.0 289 140 94 64 1.576 11.6 2.6
9 Players 22.9

Team Fielding--By Pos

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C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ralph Houk 104 518 78 10 .983 5.73
Paul O'Malley 36 173 31 1 .995 5.67

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Ignasiak 103 866 60 7 .992 8.99
Harry Soufas 28 273 8 1 .996 10.04

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wendell Finders 121 364 339 35 .953 5.81

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Bockman 115 115 127 31 .886 2.10

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Mabrey 91 142 299 35 .926 4.85 Stats for 2 teams
Florian Zielinski 44 71 139 22 .905 4.77

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Leyrer 122 287 11 7 .977 2.44
Al Lyons 122 179 15 7 .965 1.59
George Verbeck 63 116 5 7 .945 1.92
John Harbin 40 61 1 4 .939 1.55
Red Ramsey 20 42 3 3 .938 2.25

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Zerblis 45 0.00
John Orr 22 0.00
Russell Messerly 20 0.00
Frank Crouch 19 0.00
Walter Nasalik 19 0.00
John Kernoski 17 0.00
Teddy Greble 11 0.00
Fred Whalen 10 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ralph Badger -- Unknown
Eddie Bockman 19 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jul 26, 1920 Santa Ana, CA, US
Marvin Brown 17 L L 5' 11.0" 172 1923
Russell Burns 22 R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 17, 1918 Independence, KS, US
Frank Crouch 21 R 6' 0.0" 175 1919
Robert Duby 19 R 5' 8.0" 160 1921
Wendell Finders 23 R 5' 7.0" 155 1917
Teddy Greble 22 Feb 19, 1918 Kansas City, MO, US
John Harbin 21 R 6' 1.0" 167 1919
Bud Heslet 20 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Feb 27, 1920 Topeka, KS, US
Ralph Houk 20 R R 5' 11.0" 193 Aug 9, 1919 Lawrence, KS, US
Ed Ignasiak 24 L 6' 2.0" 185 May 8, 1916 Toledo, OH, US
John Kernoski 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1919
Donald Kuecker 22 L May 5, 1918
George Leyrer 21 R 5' 8.0" 168 1919
Steven Luby 21 R 6' 11.0" 160 1919
Al Lyons 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 18, 1918 St. Joseph, MO, US
Frank Mabrey 23 R 5' 9.0" 163 1917
Russell Messerly 23 R R 6' 1.0" 197 Jul 11, 1916
Walter Nasalik 23 S L 6' 2.0" 200 1917
Paul O'Malley 32 R 5' 9.0" 160 1908
John Orr 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1918
Eli Peterlic 23 Feb 10, 1917
Red Ramsey 23 R 5' 10.0" 188 1917
Harry Soufas 23 R 5' 11.0" 175 May 22, 1917 GR
George Verbeck 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 12, 1914 Kansas City, KS, US
Fred Whalen 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1918
Jack Zerblis 24 L L 6' 2.0" 192 Jul 21, 1915
Florian Zielinski 22 R 5' 9.0" 150 1918

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