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1951 Kingsport Cherokees

1951 > Class D > 1951 Appalachian League
Overall: 85-44
Scored 884 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-44

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jack Crosswhite
Represented: Kingsport, TN
Ballpark: J. Fred Johnson Park (Kingsport, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

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 Buster Brown 24 12 20 4 0 0 0 .200 .200 4 Stats for 2 teams
2 Sonny Calacurcio? 19 71 254 74 11 2 9 .291 .457 116 Stats for 2 teams
3 Ralph Carrier 22 11 28 4 1 0 0 .143 .179 5
4 Harry Clappison? -- 24 40 11 1 0 0 .275 .300 12 Stats for 2 teams
5 Dave Ellison* 23 20 47 14 2 0 1 .298 .404 19 Stats for 2 teams
6 Bruce Forrester? -- 27 47 8 2 0 0 .170 .213 10
7 Hugh Hamil 25 127 508 148 26 6 14 .291 .449 228
8 George Howard? -- 32 55 3 0 0 0 .055 .055 3
9 George James? -- 35 96 28 0 0 1 .292 .323 31
10 Ned Jilton* 25 63 148 40 6 2 7 .270 .480 71
11 Powell King? -- 34 120 31 6 1 1 .258 .350 42
12 Paul Musselman? -- 128 503 145 23 7 7 .288 .404 203
13 Willis Oakes? -- 53 158 39 3 1 1 .247 .297 47
14 Eugene Reynolds? -- 121 418 99 14 2 7 .237 .330 138
15 Gyles Russell 18 40 81 10 1 0 0 .123 .136 11 Stats for 2 teams
16 William Saber? -- 16 22 3 0 0 0 .136 .136 3
17 Muscle Shoals* 34 118 415 159 23 5 30 .383 .680 282
18 James Watkins? -- 106 388 98 14 3 0 .253 .304 118
19 Robert Westfall 29 129 450 153 31 5 21 .340 .571 257
20 Claude Wright 34 125 479 140 19 5 2 .292 .365 175
21 George Wright 20 88 251 63 13 3 6 .251 .398 100
22 Thomas Zayas? -- 20 63 10 1 0 2 .159 .270 17 Stats for 2 teams
22 Players 27.2 129 5187 4360 884 1212 183 42 100 776 147 761 741 .278 .385 .408 .793 1779 66
* - 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 Buster Brown 24 10 Stats for 2 teams
2 Ralph Carrier 22 6 1 .857 2.12 7 7 51.0 52 15 12 26 1.529 9.2 4.6
3 Harry Clappison? -- 5 5 .500 5.34 21 10 86.0 93 63 51 61 1.791 9.7 6.4 Stats for 2 teams
4 Bruce Forrester? -- 7 4 .636 3.62 26 9 117.0 125 61 47 45 1.453 9.6 3.5
5 George Howard? -- 9 9 .500 5.28 31 17 150.0 194 102 88 61 1.700 11.6 3.7
6 George James? -- 23 5 .821 1.91 30 27 231.0 190 94 49 115 1.320 7.4 4.5
7 Ned Jilton* 25 19 7 .731 3.06 31 28 232.0 208 101 79 86 1.267 8.1 3.3
8 William Saber? -- 5 3 .625 4.77 16 9 66.0 73 44 35 39 1.697 10.0 5.3
8 Players 24.4 85 44 .659 129 129 615
* - 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
George Howard 31 0.00
George James 30 0.00
Bruce Forrester 26 0.00
Harry Clappison 21 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
William Saber 16 0.00
Buster Brown 10 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Carrier 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Buster Brown 24 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1927
Sonny Calacurcio 19 Jul 10, 1931 Rockford, IL, US
Ralph Carrier 22 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Aug 7, 1928 Johnson City, TN, US
Harry Clappison -- Unknown
Dave Ellison 23 L 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 17, 1928 Calera, AL, US
Bruce Forrester -- Unknown
Hugh Hamil 25 R 6' 0.0" 165 1926
George Howard -- Unknown
George James -- Unknown
Ned Jilton 25 L L 6' 4.0" 205 1926
Powell King -- Unknown
Paul Musselman -- Unknown
Willis Oakes -- Unknown
Eugene Reynolds -- Unknown
Gyles Russell 18 R 5' 11.0" 180 1933
William Saber -- Unknown
Muscle Shoals 34 L 5' 11.0" 210 Oct 3, 1916
James Watkins -- Unknown
Robert Westfall 29 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1922 Wheeling, WV, US
Claude Wright 34 R 5' 9.0" 155 Aug 14, 1916
George Wright 20 R 5' 10.0" 165 1931
Thomas Zayas -- Unknown

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