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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
1Herman Bauer2212449314524812.294.448221
2Howard Belknap22194011100.275.30012
3Lyle Belknap211244551051642.231.297135
4Bill Cearley2012350714729715.290.464235
5Jimmy Grant*211033609923710.275.461166
6Dennis Horton2416488000.167.1678
7Harold Ludwig#244014431300.215.23634Stats for 2 teams
8Patrick McNair2084305722100.236.30593
9Arden McNeill188125156712.223.28371
10Casper Ochs?--16203100.150.2004
11Don Olix*241244911412286.287.401197
12Roland Parker2213215201.238.47610
13Edward Puchleitner201224461362587.305.444198
14Robert Schremser23265710100.175.19311
15Lefty Sloat21348016110.200.23819
16Bruno Somenzi223410023303.230.35035
17Papa Williams261244871562496.320.444216
18Karl Wolfsberger2327577100.123.1408
18 Players21.8
* - 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
1Howard Belknap2293.7501.9515106.0813623501.2366.94.2
2Dennis Horton24102.8331.2916119.0922717311.0347.02.3
3Roland Parker2244.5005.211357.0654233311.68410.34.9
4Robert Schremser2397.5632.5924153.01526844511.3278.93.0
5Lefty Sloat*21157.6822.4628201.01556955961.2496.94.3
6Bruno Somenzi22177.7082.9728215.02039371581.2148.52.4
7Karl Wolfsberger23128.6002.3525172.01606645491.2158.42.6
7 Players22.4
* - 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


Herman Bauer12483911419.9807.69
Harold Ludwig1770301.0004.29Stats for 2 teams


Papa Williams12310967116.9869.49


Lyle Belknap12427432237.9424.81


Jimmy Grant1029217236.8802.59


Patrick McNair8115322832.9234.70
Arden McNeill446412124.8854.20


Don Olix123236106.9762.00
Bill Cearley12193279.9300.99
Edward Puchleitner120196165.9771.77


Lefty Sloat280.00
Bruno Somenzi280.00
Karl Wolfsberger250.00
Robert Schremser240.00
Dennis Horton160.00
Howard Belknap150.00
Roland Parker130.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Herman Bauer22R6' 0.0"1651918East St. Louis, IL, US
Howard Belknap22RR5' 11.0"165Aug 8, 1917Manistique, MI, US
Lyle Belknap21RR5' 11.0"165Sep 21, 1918Mosley Junction, VA, US
Bill Cearley20R5' 10.0"200Jul 12, 1919
Vince Clawson22RR6' 2.0"1901918
Jimmy Grant21LR5' 8.0"166Oct 6, 1918Racine, WI, US
Dennis Horton24RR6' 5.0"200Oct 1, 1915Ash Flat, AR, US
George Lee--Unknown
Harold Ludwig24S5' 9.0"1621916
Patrick McNair20R6' 0.0"1601920
Arden McNeill18R5' 11.0"1601922
Casper Ochs--Unknown
Don Olix24L5' 10.0"1561916
Roland Parker22RR6' 3.0"1861918
John Pfeffer--Unknown
Carmen Pinkston18RR5' 10.0"1701922
Edward Puchleitner20RR6' 2.0"1801920
Robert Rutledge20R6' 0.0"1741920
Robert Schremser23RR6' 1.0"1801917Decatur, IL, US
Alfred Schwartz19R5' 9.0"1561921
Lefty Sloat21RL6' 0.0"168Dec 1, 1918Nokomis, IL, US
Bruno Somenzi22RR6' 0.0"170Sep 17, 1917Highwood, IL, US
Martin Valasek--Unknown
Papa Williams26RR6' 1.0"200Jul 17, 1913Meridian, MS, US
Karl Wolfsberger23RR5' 8.0"1601917

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