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1940 Grand Forks Chiefs

1940 > Class D > 1940 Northern League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Papa Williams
Represented: Grand Forks, ND
Ballpark: Municipal Park (Grand Forks, ND)
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 Herman Bauer 22 124 493 145 24 8 12 .294 .448 221
2 Howard Belknap 22 19 40 11 1 0 0 .275 .300 12
3 Lyle Belknap 21 124 455 105 16 4 2 .231 .297 135
4 Bill Cearley 20 123 507 147 29 7 15 .290 .464 235
5 Jimmy Grant* 21 103 360 99 23 7 10 .275 .461 166
6 Dennis Horton 24 16 48 8 0 0 0 .167 .167 8
7 Harold Ludwig# 24 40 144 31 3 0 0 .215 .236 34 Stats for 2 teams
8 Patrick McNair 20 84 305 72 21 0 0 .236 .305 93
9 Arden McNeill 18 81 251 56 7 1 2 .223 .283 71
10 Casper Ochs? -- 16 20 3 1 0 0 .150 .200 4
11 Don Olix* 24 124 491 141 22 8 6 .287 .401 197
12 Roland Parker 22 13 21 5 2 0 1 .238 .476 10
13 Edward Puchleitner 20 122 446 136 25 8 7 .305 .444 198
14 Robert Schremser 23 26 57 10 1 0 0 .175 .193 11
15 Lefty Sloat 21 34 80 16 1 1 0 .200 .238 19
16 Bruno Somenzi 22 34 100 23 3 0 3 .230 .350 35
17 Papa Williams 26 124 487 156 24 9 6 .320 .444 216
18 Karl Wolfsberger 23 27 57 7 1 0 0 .123 .140 8
18 Players 21.8
* - 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 Howard Belknap 22 9 3 .750 1.95 15 106.0 81 36 23 50 1.236 6.9 4.2
2 Dennis Horton 24 10 2 .833 1.29 16 119.0 92 27 17 31 1.034 7.0 2.3
3 Roland Parker 22 4 4 .500 5.21 13 57.0 65 42 33 31 1.684 10.3 4.9
4 Robert Schremser 23 9 7 .563 2.59 24 153.0 152 68 44 51 1.327 8.9 3.0
5 Lefty Sloat* 21 15 7 .682 2.46 28 201.0 155 69 55 96 1.249 6.9 4.3
6 Bruno Somenzi 22 17 7 .708 2.97 28 215.0 203 93 71 58 1.214 8.5 2.4
7 Karl Wolfsberger 23 12 8 .600 2.35 25 172.0 160 66 45 49 1.215 8.4 2.6
7 Players 22.4
* - 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
Herman Bauer 124 839 114 19 .980 7.69
Harold Ludwig 17 70 3 0 1.000 4.29 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Papa Williams 123 1096 71 16 .986 9.49

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lyle Belknap 124 274 322 37 .942 4.81

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Grant 102 92 172 36 .880 2.59

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Patrick McNair 81 153 228 32 .923 4.70
Arden McNeill 44 64 121 24 .885 4.20

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Olix 123 236 10 6 .976 2.00
Bill Cearley 121 93 27 9 .930 0.99
Edward Puchleitner 120 196 16 5 .977 1.77

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lefty Sloat 28 0.00
Bruno Somenzi 28 0.00
Karl Wolfsberger 25 0.00
Robert Schremser 24 0.00
Dennis Horton 16 0.00
Howard Belknap 15 0.00
Roland Parker 13 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Herman Bauer 22 R 6' 0.0" 165 1918 East St. Louis, IL, US
Howard Belknap 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 8, 1917 Manistique, MI, US
Lyle Belknap 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 21, 1918 Mosley Junction, VA, US
Bill Cearley 20 R 5' 10.0" 200 Jul 12, 1919
Vince Clawson 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1918
Jimmy Grant 21 L R 5' 8.0" 166 Oct 6, 1918 Racine, WI, US
Dennis Horton 24 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Oct 1, 1915 Ash Flat, AR, US
George Lee -- Unknown
Harold Ludwig 24 S 5' 9.0" 162 1916
Patrick McNair 20 R 6' 0.0" 160 1920
Arden McNeill 18 R 5' 11.0" 160 1922
Casper Ochs -- Unknown
Don Olix 24 L 5' 10.0" 156 1916
Roland Parker 22 R R 6' 3.0" 186 1918
John Pfeffer -- Unknown
Carmen Pinkston 18 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1922
Edward Puchleitner 20 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1920
Robert Rutledge 20 R 6' 0.0" 174 1920
Robert Schremser 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1917 Decatur, IL, US
Alfred Schwartz 19 R 5' 9.0" 156 1921
Lefty Sloat 21 R L 6' 0.0" 168 Dec 1, 1918 Nokomis, IL, US
Bruno Somenzi 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 17, 1917 Highwood, IL, US
Martin Valasek -- Unknown
Papa Williams 26 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jul 17, 1913 Meridian, MS, US
Karl Wolfsberger 23 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1917

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