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1952 Mobile Bears

1952 > Class AA > 1952 Southern Association
Overall: 80-73
Scored 775 runs, Allowed 680 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-67

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Ed Head
Represented: Mobile, AL
Ballpark: Hartwell Field (Mobile, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1951 / 1953

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bill Antonello25153593172221228.290.509302
2Herbert Banton23441.250
3Leslie Barnes25277417220.230.31123
4Wade Browning*30669922410.222.28328
5Chuck Coles*21153624185341013.296.446278
6Ray Dabek2579259771424.297.413107
7John Forizs20110000.000.0000
8George Freese2515057117937148.313.469268
9Lee Griffeth#2715225000.227.2275
10Kenny Hemphill21451.200
11Mel Himes25366419200.297.32821
12Spook Jacobs261204781512231.316.381182
13Thomas Lakos2924163000.188.1883
14Norm Larker*2115356415727611.278.406229
15Mike Lemish25395111100.216.23512
16Jack Lillis2318498100.163.1849
17Jack Lindsey2511214000.190.1904
18Robert Ludwick24355511110.200.25514
19Peter Nicolis*22264614100.304.32615
20Bama Rowell*36110334971915.290.398133
21Dick Teed#2690278761307.273.396110
22Jay Vercrouse2538488000.167.1678
23Fred Waters*25424211200.262.31013
24Jimmy Williams26124314801662.255.363114
25Don Zimmer2115361319032717.310.468287
25 Players24.7153582052247751499239659570974482598.287.347.412.7592153114
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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
1Herbert Banton2300410.0
2Wade Browning*301414.5002.903325211.01968968791.3038.43.4
3John Forizs200013.0
4Lee Griffeth*2745.4444.7815779.0954342291.57010.83.3
5Kenny Hemphill2103.000415.01661.4679.63.6
6Mel Himes25116.6473.043220169.01687057681.3968.93.6
7Thomas Lakos29501.0002.4424059.0522116341.4587.95.2
8Mike Lemish251111.5004.153822182.02029784691.48910.03.4
9Robert Ludwick*24147.6673.843526171.01708173861.4978.94.5
10Peter Nicolis*22109.5265.002625135.012688751291.8898.48.6
11Bama Rowell360012.0
12Jay Vercrouse2589.4714.033814152.01648168511.4149.73.0
13Fred Waters*2548.3334.883811129.01408670701.6289.84.9
13 Players25.58073.523153153680
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Mike Lemish380.00
Jay Vercrouse380.00
Fred Waters380.00
Robert Ludwick350.00
Mel Himes320.00
Peter Nicolis260.00
Thomas Lakos240.00
Lee Griffeth150.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bill Antonello25RR5' 11.0"185May 19, 1927Brooklyn, NY, US
Herbert Banton23RR6' 0.0"1851929
Leslie Barnes25RR5' 9.0"160Jul 4, 1926Los Angeles, CA, US
Wade Browning30LL6' 0.0"165Mar 16, 1922
Chuck Coles21LL5' 9.0"180Jun 27, 1931Fredericktown, PA, US
Ray Dabek25RR5' 10.0"185Jan 8, 1927Buffalo, NY, US
John Forizs20RR5' 8.0"165Mar 23, 1932Bridgeport, CT, US
George Freese25RR6' 0.0"190Sep 12, 1926Wheeling, WV, US
Lee Griffeth27SL5' 11.0"180May 20, 1925Carmel, NY, US
Kenny Hemphill21RR6' 0.0"1951931
Mel Himes25RR6' 1.0"190Feb 20, 1927
Spook Jacobs26RR5' 8.0"155Nov 4, 1925Cheswold, DE, US
Thomas Lakos29RR5' 11.0"175May 22, 1923
Norm Larker21LL6' 0.0"185Dec 27, 1930Beaver Meadows, PA, US
Mike Lemish25RR5' 9.0"195Jul 27, 1926Fort Wayne, IN, US
Jack Lillis23RR5' 10.0"155Nov 6, 1928Pasadena, CA, US
Jack Lindsey25R5' 9.0"170Mar 21, 1927
Robert Ludwick24RL6' 0.0"160Apr 24, 1928West Chester, PA, US
Peter Nicolis22LL5' 11.0"1901930
Bama Rowell36LR5' 11.0"185Jan 13, 1916Citronelle, AL, US
Dick Teed26SR5' 11.0"180Mar 8, 1926Springfield, MA, US
Jay Vercrouse25RR6' 5.0"1851927
Fred Waters25LL5' 11.0"185Feb 2, 1927Benton, MS, US
Jimmy Williams26RR5' 10.0"180May 25, 1926Toronto, ON, CA
Don Zimmer21RR5' 9.0"165Jan 17, 1931Cincinnati, OH, US

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