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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
Rk Name 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 Bill Antonello 25 153 593 172 22 12 28 .290 .509 302
2 Herbert Banton 23 4 4 1 .250
3 Les Barnes 25 27 74 17 2 2 0 .230 .311 23
4 Wade Browning* 30 66 99 22 4 1 0 .222 .283 28
5 Chuck Coles* 21 153 624 185 34 10 13 .296 .446 278
6 Ray Dabek 25 79 259 77 14 2 4 .297 .413 107
7 John Forizs 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 George Freese 25 150 571 179 37 14 8 .313 .469 268
9 Lee Griffeth# 27 15 22 5 0 0 0 .227 .227 5
10 Kenny Hemphill 21 4 5 1 .200
11 Mel Himes 25 36 64 19 2 0 0 .297 .328 21
12 Spook Jacobs 26 120 478 151 22 3 1 .316 .381 182
13 Thomas Lakos 29 24 16 3 0 0 0 .188 .188 3
14 Norm Larker* 21 153 564 157 27 6 11 .278 .406 229
15 Mike Lemish 25 39 51 11 1 0 0 .216 .235 12
16 Jack Lillis 23 18 49 8 1 0 0 .163 .184 9
17 Jack Lindsey 25 11 21 4 0 0 0 .190 .190 4
18 Robert Ludwick 24 35 55 11 1 1 0 .200 .255 14
19 Peter Nicolis* 22 26 46 14 1 0 0 .304 .326 15
20 Bama Rowell* 36 110 334 97 19 1 5 .290 .398 133
21 Dick Teed# 26 90 278 76 13 0 7 .273 .396 110
22 Jay Vercrouse 25 38 48 8 0 0 0 .167 .167 8
23 Fred Waters* 25 42 42 11 2 0 0 .262 .310 13
24 Jimmy Williams 26 124 314 80 16 6 2 .255 .363 114
25 Don Zimmer 21 153 613 190 32 7 17 .310 .468 287
25 Players 24.7 153 5820 5224 775 1499 239 65 95 709 74 482 598 .287 .347 .412 .759 2153 114
* - 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
Rk Name 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 Herbert Banton 23 0 0 4 10.0
2 Wade Browning* 30 14 14 .500 2.90 33 25 211.0 196 89 68 79 1.303 8.4 3.4
3 John Forizs 20 0 0 1 3.0
4 Lee Griffeth* 27 4 5 .444 4.78 15 7 79.0 95 43 42 29 1.570 10.8 3.3
5 Kenny Hemphill 21 0 3 .000 4 15.0 16 6 1.467 9.6 3.6
6 Mel Himes 25 11 6 .647 3.04 32 20 169.0 168 70 57 68 1.396 8.9 3.6
7 Thomas Lakos 29 5 0 1.000 2.44 24 0 59.0 52 21 16 34 1.458 7.9 5.2
8 Mike Lemish 25 11 11 .500 4.15 38 22 182.0 202 97 84 69 1.489 10.0 3.4
9 Robert Ludwick* 24 14 7 .667 3.84 35 26 171.0 170 81 73 86 1.497 8.9 4.5
10 Peter Nicolis* 22 10 9 .526 5.00 26 25 135.0 126 88 75 129 1.889 8.4 8.6
11 Bama Rowell 36 0 0 1 2.0
12 Jay Vercrouse 25 8 9 .471 4.03 38 14 152.0 164 81 68 51 1.414 9.7 3.0
13 Fred Waters* 25 4 8 .333 4.88 38 11 129.0 140 86 70 70 1.628 9.8 4.9
13 Players 25.5 80 73 .523 153 153 680
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Lemish 38 0.00
Jay Vercrouse 38 0.00
Fred Waters 38 0.00
Robert Ludwick 35 0.00
Mel Himes 32 0.00
Peter Nicolis 26 0.00
Thomas Lakos 24 0.00
Lee Griffeth 15 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Antonello 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 19, 1927 Brooklyn, NY, US
Herbert Banton 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1929
Les Barnes 25 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jul 4, 1926 Los Angeles, CA, US
Wade Browning 30 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 16, 1922
Chuck Coles 21 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Jun 27, 1931 Fredericktown, PA, US
Ray Dabek 25 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 8, 1927 Buffalo, NY, US
John Forizs 20 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 23, 1932 Bridgeport, CT, US
George Freese 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 12, 1926 Wheeling, WV, US
Lee Griffeth 27 S L 5' 11.0" 180 May 20, 1925 Carmel, NY, US
Kenny Hemphill 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1931
Mel Himes 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 20, 1927
Spook Jacobs 26 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Nov 4, 1925 Cheswold, DE, US
Thomas Lakos 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 22, 1923
Norm Larker 21 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 27, 1930 Beaver Meadows, PA, US
Mike Lemish 25 R R 5' 9.0" 195 Jul 27, 1926 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Jack Lillis 23 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 6, 1928 Pasadena, CA, US
Jack Lindsey 25 R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 21, 1927
Robert Ludwick 24 R L 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 24, 1928 West Chester, PA, US
Peter Nicolis 22 L L 5' 11.0" 190 1930
Bama Rowell 36 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 13, 1916 Citronelle, AL, US
Dick Teed 26 S R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 8, 1926 Springfield, MA, US
Jay Vercrouse 25 R R 6' 5.0" 185 1927
Fred Waters 25 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 2, 1927 Benton, MS, US
Jimmy Williams 26 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 25, 1926 Toronto, ON, CA
Don Zimmer 21 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jan 17, 1931 Cincinnati, OH, US

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