Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Minor Leagues > Teams > 1948 Lancaster Red Roses


1948 Lancaster Red Roses

1948 > Class B > 1948 Interstate League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Dib Williams
Represented: Lancaster, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 George Armstrong 24 125 436 124 21 3 3 .284 .367 160
2 Thomas Astbury 27 135 502 134 25 5 6 .267 .373 187
3 James Barr* 27 11 15 2 1 0 0 .133 .200 3
4 Joseph DeStefano 21 44 167 43 7 1 1 .257 .329 55
5 Richard Fawber? -- 11 30 6 1 0 0 .200 .233 7
6 Lee Griffeth# 23 40 91 17 1 0 0 .187 .198 18
7 Gus Hallbourg* 28 33 60 5 0 0 0 .083 .083 5
8 William James 29 39 130 41 2 1 1 .315 .369 48
9 Leonard Kelly 25 21 45 9 1 0 0 .200 .222 10
10 Walter King 23 17 54 11 1 1 0 .204 .259 14
11 Lewis Libhart 25 27 58 5 1 0 0 .086 .103 6
12 William McCarthy 27 77 270 76 24 1 9 .281 .478 129
13 Richard Mlady 30 24 36 3 0 0 0 .083 .083 3
14 Elmer Nicholson 24 16 48 5 1 0 0 .104 .125 6
15 Hyman Prosk 22 124 475 132 21 9 5 .278 .392 186
16 John Ringler* 24 55 180 59 8 2 0 .328 .394 71
17 William Ripken 22 92 342 109 11 11 2 .319 .433 148
18 Louis Ruchser* 24 67 225 50 4 3 8 .222 .373 84
19 Samuel Russo* 20 23 72 13 2 0 0 .181 .208 15
20 Tony Shimkus 23 33 68 15 1 0 0 .221 .235 16
21 Paul Snyder 21 10 16 1 0 0 0 .063 .063 1
22 Joe Tepsic 24 35 115 32 4 3 6 .278 .522 60
23 John Thackston 27 24 58 17 2 3 0 .293 .431 25
24 Alan Thomaier 28 14 54 13 1 1 0 .241 .296 16
25 Matthew Usciak 30 141 504 118 21 1 7 .234 .321 162
26 Ray Wicker* 26 41 83 19 1 0 0 .229 .241 20
27 Joseph Zack 26 116 380 115 20 5 1 .303 .389 148
27 Players 25.2
* - 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 James Barr* 27 11
2 Lee Griffeth* 23 9 13 .409 3.56 28 197.0 191 92 78 71 1.330 8.7 3.2
3 Gus Hallbourg 28 6 14 .300 4.15 33 178.0 205 107 82 62 1.500 10.4 3.1
4 Leonard Kelly 25 4 9 .308 6.25 20 108.0 132 93 75 67 1.843 11.0 5.6
5 Richard Mlady? 30 5 7 .417 6.00 23 96.0 117 80 64 69 1.938 11.0 6.5
6 Tony Shimkus 23 9 13 .409 6.07 33 184.0 253 143 124 71 1.761 12.4 3.5
7 Paul Snyder 21 10
8 Ray Wicker 26 12 10 .545 3.33 29 200.0 198 98 74 87 1.425 8.9 3.9
8 Players 25.6
* - 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
Gus Hallbourg 33 0.00
Tony Shimkus 33 0.00
Ray Wicker 29 0.00
Lee Griffeth 28 0.00
Richard Mlady 23 0.00
Leonard Kelly 20 0.00
James Barr 11 0.00
Paul Snyder 10 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
George Armstrong 24 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jun 3, 1924 Orange, NJ, US
Thomas Astbury 27 R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 15, 1920
James Barr 27 L L 6' 2.0" 195 1921
Joseph DeStefano 21 R 5' 9.0" 160 1927
Richard Fawber -- Unknown
Lee Griffeth 23 S L 5' 11.0" 180 May 20, 1925 Carmel, NY, US
Gus Hallbourg 28 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 31, 1919 Huntington, MA, US
William James 29 R 6' 0.0" 172 1919
Leonard Kelly 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1923
Walter King 23 R 6' 2.0" 185 1925
Lewis Libhart 25 R 5' 11.0" 173 1923
William McCarthy 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 8, 1921
Richard Mlady 30 R 6' 4.0" 205 1918
Elmer Nicholson 24 R 5' 8.0" 170 1924
Hyman Prosk 22 R 5' 10.0" 165 1926
John Ringler 24 L 6' 0.0" 190 1924
William Ripken 22 R 5' 9.0" 155 1926
Louis Ruchser 24 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 20, 1923 Brooklyn, NY, US
Samuel Russo 20 L 5' 10.0" 160 1928
Tony Shimkus 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1925
Paul Snyder 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1927
Joe Tepsic 24 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 18, 1923 Slovan, PA, US
John Thackston 27 R 5' 10.0" 175 Mar 2, 1921 Bethlehem, PA, US
Alan Thomaier 28 R 6' 0.0" 170 May 26, 1920 Jersey City, NJ, US
Matthew Usciak 30 R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 6, 1918
Ray Wicker 26 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1922
Joseph Zack 26 R 6' 0.0" 184 Mar 8, 1922 Geners, PA, US

About the Minor League Data

Performance data on minor and international leagues is licensed from and provided by the SABR Minor Leagues Database, a community project sponsored by the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

The database is under active development. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources. To learn more about these limitations, or to find out how to contribute, click here.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.