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1941 Merced Bears

1941 > Class C > 1941 California League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bob Gibson
Represented: Merced, CA
Ballpark: Fairgrounds Field Park (Merced, CA)
Attendance: n/a

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 Beck 20 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Jack Blankenship* 18 117 471 109 11 4 1 .231 .278 131 Stats for 2 teams
3 William Bletcher# 19 19 81 21 2 1 1 .259 .346 28
4 Steve Bogdanoff* 25 130 478 128 30 3 0 .268 .343 164
5 Paul Bowa 22 11 36 9 .250
6 Ray Briscoe? -- 1 5 1 .200
7 Eugene Bryant 19 35 93 17 4 0 2 .183 .290 27
8 Charles Buttell 23 43 99 21 5 3 3 .212 .414 41
9 William Daniels 21 7 26 2 .077 Stats for 2 teams
10 Delbota? -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Ben Farmer? -- 3 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Sam Fenech 24 126 426 114 30 3 0 .268 .352 150
13 Tony Ferrara 25 35 88 13 1 0 0 .148 .159 14
14 Lavon Gash? -- 18 53 12 2 0 0 .226 .264 14
15 Bob Gibson 35 89 277 77 14 3 1 .278 .361 100
16 Don Grigg 25 5 16 5 .313
17 Glenn Gunn? 20 9 23 2 .087
18 Guy Hart 26 33 55 9 4 0 0 .164 .236 13 Stats for 3 teams
19 Ray Harwell 22 35 83 14 3 0 0 .169 .205 17
20 Billy Hebert 21 130 506 166 31 17 12 .328 .528 267
21 Lou Koupal 42 26 27 6 0 0 0 .222 .222 6
22 John Larrieu 20 9 32 7 .219
23 Fred May* 19 134 550 151 21 7 1 .275 .344 189
24 Melvin Miller? 25 8 26 3 .115
25 Robert Moore 18 131 502 127 19 9 0 .253 .327 164 Stats for 2 teams
26 Wildey Morrison? 22 36 136 30 6 1 2 .221 .324 44 Stats for 2 teams
27 John Mueller 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Chappo Olivares? -- 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 George Parola? -- 5 16 2 .125 Stats for 2 teams
30 John Rich? -- 6 19 4 .211
31 Donald Ripsch? -- 23 78 11 4 2 0 .141 .244 19 Stats for 2 teams
32 Joe Rossi 20 8 21 8 .381
33 John Scolinos* 23 39 147 39 7 2 3 .265 .401 59 Stats for 3 teams
34 Jack Souza? -- 6 23 5 .217
35 John Stefan* 23 8 15 3 .200
36 Stan Walker? 20 14 41 8 .195
37 Dick Wenner 19 137 476 109 24 10 18 .229 .435 207
38 Wally Westlake 20 136 536 142 22 8 18 .265 .437 234
38 Players 21.7
* - 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 George Beck 20 0 1 .000 2 3.0
2 Steve Bogdanoff? 25 5 9 .357 4.28 17 122.0 129 79 58 56 1.516 9.5 4.1
3 Eugene Bryant 19 9 16 .360 4.61 29 201.0 239 151 103 106 1.716 10.7 4.7
4 Charles Buttell 23 6 17 .261 5.14 32 191.0 227 162 109 103 1.728 10.7 4.9
5 Ben Farmer? -- 1 0 1.000 3 7.0
6 Tony Ferrara 25 13 14 .481 3.89 34 236.0 209 148 102 175 1.627 8.0 6.7
7 Glenn Gunn? 20 0 1 .000 1 4.0
8 Guy Hart 26 8 10 .444 4.75 33 165.0 180 112 87 120 1.818 9.8 6.5 Stats for 3 teams
9 Ray Harwell 22 9 18 .333 4.69 34 209.0 257 154 109 82 1.622 11.1 3.5
10 Lou Koupal 42 2 3 .400 4.75 26 72.0 84 47 38 29 1.569 10.5 3.6
11 John Stefan* 23 0 4 .000 8 39.0
12 Wally Westlake 20 0 1 .000 1 5.0
12 Players 25.5
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Sam Fenech 124 559 72 20 .969 5.09
Lavon Gash 17 71 7 4 .951 4.59

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Gibson 89 712 40 13 .983 8.45

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Hebert 118 326 328 27 .960 5.54

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Bogdanoff 43 45 89 20 .870 3.12

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Moore 66 110 204 35 .900 4.76 Stats for 2 teams
William Bletcher 19 27 55 17 .828 4.32
Wildey Morrison 19 25 61 6 .935 4.53 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred May 134 260 17 23 .923 2.07
Dick Wenner 120 210 10 16 .932 1.83
Jack Blankenship 117 184 8 20 .906 1.64 Stats for 2 teams
Wally Westlake 78 163 12 11 .941 2.24
John Scolinos 26 63 3 5 .930 2.54 Stats for 3 teams
Stan Walker 14 12 0 3 .800 0.86

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Ferrara 34 0.00
Ray Harwell 34 0.00
Guy Hart 33 0.00 Stats for 3 teams
Charles Buttell 32 0.00
Eugene Bryant 29 0.00
Lou Koupal 26 0.00
John Stefan 8 0.00
Ben Farmer 3 0.00
George Beck 2 0.00
Glenn Gunn 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
George Beck 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 10, 1920 Eureka, CA, US 1941-04-20 1941-04-22
Jack Blankenship 18 L 5' 10.0" 150 Aug 26, 1922 San Diego County, CA, US
William Bletcher 19 S 5' 10.0" 168 1922
Steve Bogdanoff 25 L 5' 10.0" 155 1916
Paul Bowa 22 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 28, 1918 Sacramento, CA, US
Ray Briscoe -- Unknown
Eugene Bryant 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 21, 1922 Oakland, CA, US
Charles Buttell 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1918
William Daniels 21 R 5' 11.0" 186 1920
Delbota -- Unknown
Ben Farmer -- Unknown
Sam Fenech 24 R 5' 10.0" 180 Jun 26, 1917 San Francisco, CA, US
Tony Ferrara 25 R R 6' 1.0" 198 Nov 21, 1915
Lavon Gash -- Unknown
Bob Gibson 35 R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 16, 1906 Edison, OH, US
Don Grigg 25 R R 5' 11.0" 189 Mar 24, 1916 KS, US
Glenn Gunn 20 Sep 4, 1920 Ord Bend, CA, US
Guy Hart 26 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 18, 1915 OK, US
Ray Harwell 22 R R 6' 4.0" 202 1919
Billy Hebert 21 R 5' 10.0" 167 Dec 20, 1919 Stockton, CA, US
Lou Koupal 42 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 19, 1898 Tabor, SD, US
John Larrieu 20 R 6' 0.0" 175 1921
Fred May 19 L 5' 9.0" 155 1922
Melvin Miller 25 Jun 15, 1916 Hamilton County, TX, US
Robert Moore 18 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Aug 16, 1922
Wildey Morrison 22 Feb 22, 1919 CA, US
John Mueller 20 R 6' 2.0" 180 1921
Chappo Olivares -- Unknown
George Parola -- Unknown
John Rich -- Unknown
Donald Ripsch -- Unknown
Joe Rossi 20 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Mar 13, 1921 Oakland, CA, US
Denzil Sayers 25 Apr 2, 1916
John Scolinos 23 L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 28, 1918 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jack Souza -- Unknown
John Stefan 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1918
Stan Walker 20 Mar 9, 1921 San Mateo, CA, US
Dick Wenner 19 R 6' 2.0" 201 Jun 2, 1922 San Francisco, CA, US
Wally Westlake 20 R R 6' 0.0" 186 Nov 8, 1920 Gridley, CA, US

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