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1940 Springfield Cardinals

1940 > Class C > 1940 Western Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: George Silvey and Ollie Vanek
Represented: Springfield, IL
Ballpark: White City Park (II) (Springfield, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

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 Thomas Astbury 19 119 438 118 23 3 5 .269 .370 162
2 Paul Billett 26 22 47 11 1 0 0 .234 .255 12
3 Raymond Bunch 22 12 21 3 1 0 0 .143 .190 4
4 Harold Bush 24 32 112 27 5 2 2 .241 .375 42
5 Orval Cott 21 17 63 14 4 0 0 .222 .286 18
6 Blix Donnelly 26 35 74 18 2 1 1 .243 .338 25
7 Earl Dothager 19 16 30 7 0 0 0 .233 .233 7
8 Lloyd Hopkins# 23 57 140 38 2 2 1 .271 .336 47
9 Tom Koval 25 73 270 78 11 6 9 .289 .474 128
10 Samuel Kuipers* 22 32 81 17 4 1 1 .210 .321 26
11 Frank Mabrey 23 117 491 147 25 9 3 .299 .405 199 Stats for 2 teams
12 Theodore Novak* 27 26 66 14 5 2 2 .212 .439 29
13 Leonard Popevis? 20 17 20 4 1 0 0 .200 .250 5
14 Charles Powers 22 16 58 11 3 0 0 .190 .241 14
15 Erwin Prasse 22 69 259 76 17 5 7 .293 .479 124
16 George Silvey* 28 77 277 80 13 6 5 .289 .433 120
17 David Smith* 22 116 474 170 38 5 11 .359 .530 251
18 George Valine 22 134 515 172 46 6 7 .334 .487 251
19 Ollie Vanek 31 31 108 35 6 3 1 .324 .463 50
20 Del Wilber 21 113 435 134 34 8 7 .308 .471 205
21 Regis Wortman 22 107 380 105 24 1 1 .276 .353 134
22 Frank Zera 18 98 314 82 23 2 1 .261 .357 112
22 Players 22.4
* - 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 Paul Billett 26 5 8 .385 5.65 22 113.0 133 93 71 71 1.805 10.6 5.7
2 Raymond Bunch 22 2 4 .333 4.50 10 46.0 53 33 23 21 1.609 10.4 4.1
3 Blix Donnelly 26 7 13 .350 5.62 30 165.0 173 117 103 112 1.727 9.4 6.1
4 Earl Dothager 19 6 3 .667 7.46 16 82.0 97 83 68 67 2.000 10.6 7.4
5 Lloyd Hopkins* 23 15 11 .577 4.56 37 211.0 252 133 107 105 1.692 10.7 4.5
6 Samuel Kuipers* 22 5 14 .263 6.63 30 175.0 200 163 129 147 1.983 10.3 7.6
7 Theodore Novak* 27 6 8 .429 5.44 18 101.0 122 89 61 41 1.614 10.9 3.7
8 Leonard Popevis 20 3 4 .429 5.03 16 59.0 46 47 33 62 1.831 7.0 9.5
9 Frank Zera? 18 3 4 .429 8.73 14 67.0 81 76 65 60 2.104 10.9 8.1
9 Players 23.0
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Del Wilber 95 578 64 16 .976 6.76
Frank Zera 40 188 25 18 .922 5.33

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Silvey 77 650 26 11 .984 8.78
Harold Bush 32 244 9 7 .973 7.91

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Erwin Prasse 69 173 145 20 .941 4.61

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Valine 102 104 191 23 .928 2.89
Orval Cott 17 22 34 7 .889 3.29

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Mabrey 91 142 299 35 .926 4.85 Stats for 2 teams
Regis Wortman 86 153 245 29 .932 4.63

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thomas Astbury 119 210 9 20 .916 1.84
David Smith 104 212 7 23 .905 2.11
Tom Koval 73 133 13 8 .948 2.00
Ollie Vanek 31 56 6 2 .969 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lloyd Hopkins 37 0.00
Blix Donnelly 30 0.00
Samuel Kuipers 30 0.00
Paul Billett 22 0.00
Theodore Novak 18 0.00
Earl Dothager 16 0.00
Leonard Popevis 16 0.00
Raymond Bunch 10 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Sterling Arnold 21 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Aug 24, 1918 Jacobus, PA, US
Thomas Astbury 19 R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 15, 1920
Earl Bareford -- Unknown
George Bennington 21 R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 1, 1919
Paul Billett 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1914
Raymond Bunch 22 R R 6' 5.0" 190 1918
Anthony Burazin -- R Unknown
Harold Bush 24 R 6' 2.0" 204 1916
Orval Cott 21 R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 17, 1918
Hal Dobson 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 15, 1919 Lincoln, NE, US
Blix Donnelly 26 R R 5' 10.0" 166 Jan 21, 1914 Olivia, MN, US
Earl Dothager 19 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 24, 1920
Lloyd Hopkins 23 S L 6' 1.0" 175 1917
Tom Koval 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 7, 1915
Samuel Kuipers 22 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Jul 24, 1917
Earl Langkop 30 R 6' 1.0" 180 1910
Frank Mabrey 23 R 5' 9.0" 163 1917
Oscar Maness -- Unknown
Joe Molina 20 R R 5' 9.0" 166 1920
Theodore Novak 27 L L 5' 7.0" 158 Dec 10, 1912 Warsaw, PL
Fred Pfeifer 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1915
Leonard Popevis 20 R Nov 30, 1919
Charles Powers 22 R 5' 10.0" 170 1918
Erwin Prasse 22 R 6' 2.0" 199 Dec 1, 1917
Charles Schwalm -- Unknown
George Silvey 28 L L 5' 10.0" 150 Jul 15, 1911 Collinsville, IL, US
David Smith 22 L 6' 0.0" 161 1918
George Valine 22 R 5' 7.0" 150 Feb 22, 1918
Ollie Vanek 31 R 5' 9.0" 190 Aug 23, 1908 Chicago, IL, US
Del Wilber 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 24, 1919 Lincoln Park, MI, US
Regis Wortman 22 R 5' 11.0" 158 1918
Frank Zera 18 R 6' 1.0" 180 1922

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