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1939 Wenatchee Chiefs

1939 > Class B > 1939 Western International League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Glenn Wright
Represented: Wenatchee, WA
Ballpark: Recreation Park  (Wenatchee, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bill Bevens2240769100.118.13210
2Henry Bonetti*2714361819745719.319.506313
3Milo Candini21427420601.270.39229
4Loyd Christopher1913855819740431.353.606338
5Melvin Cole2563255661503.259.35390
6Sonny Davey2220273000.111.1113Stats for 2 teams
7Mike Dejan*2414350215926527.317.550276
8Bernie DeViveiros3811542611218214.263.413176Stats for 2 teams
9Vincent DiBiasi185611125522.225.36040
10Al Gerheauser*22387822113.282.43634
11Jack Gordon23227519510.253.34726Stats for 2 teams
12Wilford Lanning*21557720500.260.32525
13Frank Milani201305121442228.281.379194
14James Nicholson22652457111512.290.522128
15Rick Niemiller2385290771907.266.403117
16Harold O'Banion227926582925.309.415110
17Patrick O'Shea2164268811926.302.455122
18John Pintar25399219204.207.35933
19Arthur Shirley223412636802.286.39750Stats for 2 teams
20William Skelley2014356920848228.366.605344
21Ernest Springer*235819354740.280.35869Stats for 3 teams
22Glenn Wright38335113103.255.45123
22 Players23.6
* - 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
1Bill Bevens22149.6094.0139211.0185112941131.4127.94.8
2Milo Candini21138.6194.1740205.020911295911.4639.24.0
3Sonny Davey*2235.3757.092080.01028063582.00011.56.5Stats for 2 teams
4Vincent DiBiasi181410.5834.8138215.0236134115971.5499.94.1
5Al Gerheauser*22145.7373.4632177.02038968411.37910.32.1
6Wilford Lanning21117.6115.5137134.01649182651.70911.04.4
7John Pintar251910.6553.4736241.024011393531.2169.02.0
7 Players21.5
* - 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


Rick Niemiller79476404.9926.53
Harold O'Banion62397354.9916.97


Frank Milani12711185012.9909.20
Glenn Wright127142.9746.25


Bernie DeViveiros8322823110.9795.53Stats for 2 teams
Patrick O'Shea6316017623.9365.33


James Nicholson655310813.9252.48
Melvin Cole575111124.8712.84
Jack Gordon145317.8372.57Stats for 2 teams


William Skelley14324746553.9314.98
Arthur Shirley21356011.8964.52Stats for 2 teams


Henry Bonetti143333104.9882.40
Mike Dejan1402041714.9401.58
Loyd Christopher135429610.9783.22
Ernest Springer5299410.9121.98Stats for 3 teams


Milo Candini40
Bill Bevens39
Vincent DiBiasi38
Wilford Lanning37
John Pintar36
Al Gerheauser32
Sonny Davey20Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jack Andrews23LL6' 4.0"1901916
Bill Bevens22RR6' 3.0"210Oct 21, 1916Hubbard, OR, US
Henry Bonetti27LL6' 0.0"184Aug 31, 1911Santa Barbara, CA, US
Milo Candini21RR6' 0.0"187Aug 3, 1917Manteca, CA, US
Loyd Christopher19RR6' 2.0"190Dec 31, 1919Richmond, CA, US
Melvin Cole25R5' 11.0"1651914
Sonny Davey22RL6' 1.0"195Oct 11, 1916Hartline, WA, US
Mike Dejan24LL6' 1.0"185Jan 13, 1915Cleveland, OH, US
Bernie DeViveiros38RR5' 7.0"160Apr 19, 1901Oakland, CA, US
Vincent DiBiasi18RR6' 2.0"192Sep 24, 1920Berkeley, CA, US
Lou Garland33RR6' 2.0"200Jul 16, 1905Archie, MO, US
Al Gerheauser22LL6' 3.0"190Jun 24, 1917St. Louis, MO, US
Eddie Gibb19R6' 2.0"2101920
Jack Gordon23R5' 9.0"1601916
Wilford Lanning21LR6' 2.0"1918
Frank Milani20R6' 0.0"1701919
James Nicholson22R6' 0.0"1871917
Rick Niemiller23R6' 0.0"1751916
Harold O'Banion22R5' 10.0"1831917
Patrick O'Shea21R5' 11.0"1681918
John Pintar25RR6' 1.0"170Aug 6, 1913McGill, NV, US
William Schubel22RR6' 2.0"190Apr 15, 1917Portland, OR, US
Arthur Shirley22R5' 11.0"1651917
William Skelley20R5' 10.0"155Jan 7, 1919Atchison, KS, US
Ernest Springer23L5' 8.0"1751916
Pat Thomas21May 11, 1918Calgary, AB, CA
Glenn Wright38RR5' 11.0"170Feb 6, 1901Archie, MO, US

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