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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
1Thomas Astbury191194381182335.269.370162
2Paul Billett26224711100.234.25512
3Raymond Bunch2212213100.143.1904
4Harold Bush243211227522.241.37542
5Orval Cott21176314400.222.28618
6Blix Donnelly26357418211.243.33825
7Earl Dothager1916307000.233.2337
8Lloyd Hopkins#235714038221.271.33647
9Tom Koval2573270781169.289.474128
10Samuel Kuipers*22328117411.210.32126
11Frank Mabrey231174911472593.299.405199Stats for 2 teams
12Theodore Novak*27266614522.212.43929
13Leonard Popevis?2017204100.200.2505
14Charles Powers22165811300.190.24114
15Erwin Prasse2269259761757.293.479124
16George Silvey*2877277801365.289.433120
17David Smith*2211647417038511.359.530251
18George Valine221345151724667.334.487251
19Ollie Vanek313110835631.324.46350
20Del Wilber211134351343487.308.471205
21Regis Wortman221073801052411.276.353134
22Frank Zera1898314822321.261.357112
22 Players22.4
* - 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
1Paul Billett2658.3855.6522113.01339371711.80510.65.7
2Raymond Bunch2224.3334.501046.0533323211.60910.44.1
3Blix Donnelly26713.3505.6230165.01731171031121.7279.46.1
4Earl Dothager1963.6677.461682.0978368672.00010.67.4
5Lloyd Hopkins*231511.5774.5637211.02521331071051.69210.74.5
6Samuel Kuipers*22514.2636.6330175.02001631291471.98310.37.6
7Theodore Novak*2768.4295.4418101.01228961411.61410.93.7
8Leonard Popevis2034.4295.031659.0464733621.8317.09.5
9Frank Zera?1834.4298.731467.0817665602.10410.98.1
9 Players23.0
* - 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


Del Wilber955786416.9766.76
Frank Zera401882518.9225.33


George Silvey776502611.9848.78
Harold Bush3224497.9737.91


Erwin Prasse6917314520.9414.61


George Valine10210419123.9282.89
Orval Cott1722347.8893.29


Frank Mabrey9114229935.9264.85Stats for 2 teams
Regis Wortman8615324529.9324.63


Thomas Astbury119210920.9161.84
David Smith104212723.9052.11
Tom Koval73133138.9482.00
Ollie Vanek315662.9692.00


Lloyd Hopkins370.00
Blix Donnelly300.00
Samuel Kuipers300.00
Paul Billett220.00
Theodore Novak180.00
Earl Dothager160.00
Leonard Popevis160.00
Raymond Bunch100.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Sterling Arnold21RR6' 2.0"188Aug 24, 1918Jacobus, PA, US
Thomas Astbury19R5' 9.0"170Dec 15, 1920
Earl Bareford--Unknown
George Bennington21R6' 1.0"180Feb 1, 1919
Paul Billett26RR6' 1.0"1801914
Raymond Bunch22RR6' 5.0"1901918
Anthony Burazin--RUnknown
Harold Bush24R6' 2.0"2041916
Orval Cott21R6' 2.0"195Jul 17, 1918
Hal Dobson20RR6' 2.0"190Oct 15, 1919Lincoln, NE, US
Blix Donnelly26RR5' 10.0"166Jan 21, 1914Olivia, MN, US
Earl Dothager19RR5' 11.0"180Aug 24, 1920
Lloyd Hopkins23SL6' 1.0"1751917
Tom Koval25RR6' 0.0"190Mar 7, 1915
Samuel Kuipers22LL5' 10.0"165Jul 24, 1917
Earl Langkop30R6' 1.0"1801910
Frank Mabrey23R5' 9.0"1631917
Oscar Maness--Unknown
Joe Molina20RR5' 9.0"1661920
Theodore Novak27LL5' 7.0"158Dec 10, 1912Warsaw, PL
Fred Pfeifer25R5' 11.0"1701915
Leonard Popevis20RNov 30, 1919
Charles Powers22R5' 10.0"1701918
Erwin Prasse22R6' 2.0"199Dec 1, 1917
Charles Schwalm--Unknown
George Silvey28LL5' 10.0"150Jul 15, 1911Collinsville, IL, US
David Smith22L6' 0.0"1611918
George Valine22R5' 7.0"150Feb 22, 1918
Ollie Vanek31R5' 9.0"190Aug 23, 1908Chicago, IL, US
Del Wilber21RR6' 3.0"200Feb 24, 1919Lincoln Park, MI, US
Regis Wortman22R5' 11.0"1581918
Frank Zera18R6' 1.0"1801922

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