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1946 Buffalo Bisons

1946 > Class AAA > 1946 International League
Overall: 78-75

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Gabby Hartnett
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1945 / 1947

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Ernie Andres 28 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1 1
2 John Antonelli 30 74 276 251 37 67 14 1 3 32 1 0 24 8 .267 .331 .367 .697 92 6 0 1
3 Pete Appleton 42 37 29 25 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 .120 .185 .160 .345 4 0 0 2
4 Johnny Bero* 23 134 591 504 93 140 30 3 9 70 5 2 75 60 .278 .372 .403 .775 203 9 1 11
5 Neil Berry 24 136 620 556 93 159 21 8 0 36 8 7 61 54 .286 .357 .353 .709 196 5 0 3
6 Ed Boland* 38 10 38 34 2 9 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 1 .265 .342 .265 .607 9 0 0 0
7 Anderson Bush 27 19 21 18 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 .167 .286 .167 .452 3 0 0 0
8 Bruce Campbell* 36 33 120 107 15 29 5 1 2 13 1 1 11 14 .271 .350 .393 .743 42 2 2 0
9 Walt Chipple 27 57 178 153 28 42 5 1 5 23 0 0 23 24 .275 .376 .418 .795 64 3 2 0
10 Roy Clark 24 4 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 2 0
11 Eddie Collins* 29 61 101 86 15 25 2 0 0 10 4 1 14 6 .291 .396 .314 .710 27 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
12 Vern Curtis 26 15 15 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .071 .133 .071 .205 1 0 0 0
13 Zeb Eaton 26 73 115 107 14 31 4 0 6 23 0 0 7 14 .290 .339 .495 .834 53 2 1 0
14 Joe Erautt 24 74 198 176 13 39 6 1 3 15 0 2 20 23 .222 .305 .318 .623 56 5 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
15 Rufe Gentry 28 25 62 60 5 20 5 0 1 8 0 0 0 8 .333 .333 .467 .800 28 1 0 2
16 Floyd Giebell* 36 22 34 29 3 4 3 0 0 3 0 0 2 5 .138 .194 .241 .435 7 0 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
17 Ted Gray# 21 26 48 47 5 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 13 .170 .188 .170 .358 8 0 0 0
18 Ray Hamrick 24 18 78 65 10 13 2 0 0 2 2 0 11 8 .200 .325 .231 .555 15 1 1 1
19 Franklin Heller* 25 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
20 Dennis Horton 30 19 29 24 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 .167 .231 .208 .439 5 0 0 3
21 Art Houtteman 18 33 86 78 10 17 2 0 0 6 0 0 4 9 .218 .256 .244 .500 19 2 0 4
22 Lou Kretlow 25 11 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 1
23 George Lerchen# 23 9 33 3 8 1 0 0 1 0 .242 .273 9 0
24 Hal Manders 29 20 55 53 5 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .151 .151 .170 .321 9 1 0 2
25 Gene Markland 26 10 41 32 8 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 6 5 .156 .308 .250 .558 8 1 1 2
26 John McHale* 24 133 564 482 84 130 24 4 25 94 6 2 75 83 .270 .374 .492 .865 237 4 5 2
27 Ed Mierkowicz 22 103 409 358 53 88 20 4 10 57 3 0 39 45 .246 .327 .408 .735 146 18 4 8
28 Les Mueller 27 23 60 55 4 12 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 16 .218 .259 .236 .495 13 1 1 2
29 Billy Pierce* 19 12 22 19 3 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 .211 .318 .211 .529 4 0 0 0
30 John Radulovich* 23 117 451 393 60 116 20 5 9 63 3 0 49 30 .295 .376 .440 .816 173 2 2 7
31 Earl Rapp* 25 62 238 204 46 66 13 2 5 38 8 2 31 25 .324 .415 .480 .896 98 4 1 2
32 Hank Riebe 24 8 22 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 .136 .182 4 1
33 Packy Rogers 33 6 20 5 5 0 0 1 1 1 .250 .400 8 0
34 Martin Tabacheck 24 88 279 255 27 65 7 1 0 18 0 0 20 19 .255 .309 .290 .599 74 7 0 4
35 Coaker Triplett 34 101 407 360 56 109 13 4 11 51 1 0 44 19 .303 .379 .453 .831 163 8 0 3
36 Vic Wertz* 21 139 530 478 75 144 27 9 19 91 2 4 48 40 .301 .367 .515 .882 246 11 2 2
37 Chester Wieczorek 31 27 114 103 9 25 5 0 4 15 0 0 10 12 .243 .310 .408 .718 42 2 0 1
38 Eddie Yount 30 88 283 242 41 75 14 1 10 52 0 0 38 31 .310 .404 .500 .904 121 4 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
38 Players 25.7 155 5901 5202 802 1416 237 44 122 721 41 608 604 .272 .351 .405 .756 2107 96 25 66
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 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 Pete Appleton 42 9 5 .643 3.66 36 1 0 0 91.0 89 40 37 40 56 1 0 1 1.418 8.8 4.0 5.5 1.40
2 Anderson Bush 27 2 7 .222 5.69 19 9 3 1 68.0 70 54 43 37 36 0 0 0 1.574 9.3 4.9 4.8 0.97
3 Roy Clark 24 1 1 .500 3 12.0 15 12 5 2.250 11.2 9.0 3.8 0.42
4 Vern Curtis 26 3 4 .429 4.58 15 8 2 1 57.0 66 39 29 22 27 0 0 0 1.544 10.4 3.5 4.3 1.23
5 Zeb Eaton 26 3 4 .429 7.07 32 7 3 0 112.0 126 106 88 88 44 2 0 8 1.911 10.1 7.1 3.5 0.50
6 Lewis Fauth 20 0 0 1 2.0 7 2 0 4.500 31.5 9.0 0.0 0.00
7 Rufe Gentry 28 10 8 .556 5.18 25 24 10 2 153.0 142 99 88 113 108 2 0 5 1.667 8.4 6.6 6.4 0.96
8 Floyd Giebell 36 4 5 .444 3.65 17 10 6 1 79.0 82 43 32 38 36 0 0 2 1.519 9.3 4.3 4.1 0.95 Stats for 2 teams
9 Ted Gray* 21 7 11 .389 6.22 25 15 8 0 123.0 140 92 85 82 80 2 0 5 1.805 10.2 6.0 5.9 0.98
10 Bob Hall 22 0 0 0.00 1 1.0 2 0 0 0 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0
11 Dennis Horton 30 4 3 .571 4.13 19 10 4 0 85.0 70 48 39 61 46 4 2 2 1.541 7.4 6.5 4.9 0.75
12 Art Houtteman 18 16 13 .552 4.22 32 30 18 4 226.0 217 120 106 75 147 4 0 2 1.292 8.6 3.0 5.9 1.96
13 Lou Kretlow 25 0 3 .000 7.25 11 4 0 0 36.0 51 39 29 33 34 3 0 1 2.333 12.8 8.2 8.5 1.03
14 Quinn Lee 35 0 0 2 4.0 5 1 2 1.500 11.2 2.2 4.5 2.00
15 Hal Manders 29 10 4 .714 3.90 20 17 9 1 134.0 117 68 58 68 79 4 0 1 1.381 7.9 4.6 5.3 1.16
16 Les Mueller 27 10 8 .556 5.04 23 21 10 1 150.0 161 99 84 79 80 3 1 2 1.600 9.7 4.7 4.8 1.01
17 Billy Pierce* 19 3 4 .429 4.50 10 9 5 0 56.0 52 30 28 44 45 1 0 5 1.714 8.4 7.1 7.2 1.02
17 Players 26.9 78 75 .510 155 155

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Martin Tabacheck 85 456 49 4 11 .992 5.94 9 37 37 50%
Eddie Yount 85 387 38 12 6 .973 5.00 8 47 15 24% Stats for 2 teams
Joe Erautt 69 268 45 7 6 .978 4.54 5 40 21 34% Stats for 2 teams

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John McHale 132 1004 73 24 79 .978 8.16
Ed Mierkowicz 21 136 7 3 13 .979 6.81

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Radulovich 107 233 299 22 65 .960 4.97
John Antonelli 41 87 113 7 12 .966 4.88
Gene Markland 10 24 23 1 3 .979 4.70

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Bero 132 137 218 29 28 .924 2.69
John Antonelli 23 22 27 3 5 .942 2.13

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Neil Berry 136 278 279 27 52 .954 4.10
Ray Hamrick 18 49 52 8 18 .927 5.61

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vic Wertz 128 225 18 7 4 .972 1.90
Coaker Triplett 92 169 9 4 1 .978 1.93
Ed Mierkowicz 73 200 8 2 1 .990 2.85
Earl Rapp 57 96 9 3 1 .972 1.84
Walt Chipple 47 83 5 2 0 .978 1.87
Bruce Campbell 30 53 2 1 1 .982 1.83
Chester Wieczorek 27 31 3 1 0 .971 1.26
Eddie Collins 14 34 2 0 0 1.000 2.57 Stats for 2 teams

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Appleton 36 9 19 1 1 .966 0.78
Zeb Eaton 32 9 22 2 1 .939 0.97
Art Houtteman 32 18 31 3 1 .942 1.53
Rufe Gentry 25 8 24 3 0 .914 1.28
Ted Gray 25 2 27 0 0 1.000 1.16
Les Mueller 23 10 24 0 2 1.000 1.48
Hal Manders 20 3 17 1 0 .952 1.00
Anderson Bush 19 1 18 1 1 .950 1.00
Dennis Horton 19 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.42
Floyd Giebell 17 10 11 1 0 .955 1.24 Stats for 2 teams
Vern Curtis 15 6 16 2 1 .917 1.47
Lou Kretlow 11 2 8 3 1 .769 0.91
Billy Pierce 10 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.70
Roy Clark 3 0.00
Quinn Lee 2 0.00
Lewis Fauth 1 0.00
Bob Hall 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ernie Andres 28 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 11, 1918 Jeffersonville, IN, US
John Antonelli 30 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jul 15, 1915 Memphis, TN, US
Pete Appleton 42 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 20, 1904 Terryville, CT, US
Johnny Bero 23 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 22, 1922 Gary, WV, US
Neil Berry 24 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jan 11, 1922 Kalamazoo, MI, US
Ed Boland 38 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Apr 18, 1908 Long Island City, NY, US
Anderson Bush 27 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1919 Winchester, KY, US
Bruce Campbell 36 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 20, 1909 Chicago, IL, US
Walt Chipple 27 R R 6' 0.0" 168 Sep 26, 1918 Utica, NY, US
Roy Clark 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1922
Eddie Collins 29 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 23, 1916 Lansdowne, PA, US
Vern Curtis 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 24, 1920 Cairo, IL, US
Zeb Eaton 26 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Feb 2, 1920 Cooleemee, NC, US
Joe Erautt 24 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Sep 1, 1921 Vibank, SK, CA
Lewis Fauth 20 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1926
Rufe Gentry 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 18, 1918 Daisy Station, NC, US
Floyd Giebell 36 L R 6' 2.0" 172 Dec 10, 1909 Pennsboro, WV, US
Ted Gray 21 S L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 31, 1924 Detroit, MI, US
Bob Hall 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 22, 1923 Swissvale, PA, US
Ray Hamrick 24 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 1, 1921 Nashville, TN, US
Franklin Heller 25 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 2, 1920 Buffalo, NY, US
Dennis Horton 30 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Oct 1, 1915 Ash Flat, AR, US
Art Houtteman 18 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Aug 7, 1927 Detroit, MI, US
Lou Kretlow 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 27, 1921 Apache, OK, US
Quinn Lee 35 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 16, 1910
George Lerchen 23 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 1, 1922 Detroit, MI, US
Hal Manders 29 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Jun 14, 1917 Waukee, IA, US
Gene Markland 26 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 26, 1919 Detroit, MI, US
John McHale 24 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 21, 1921 Detroit, MI, US
Ed Mierkowicz 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Mar 6, 1924 Wyandotte, MI, US
Les Mueller 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 4, 1919 Belleville, IL, US
Billy Pierce 19 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 2, 1927 Detroit, MI, US
John Radulovich 23 L R 6' 0.0" 205 Jun 23, 1923 Detroit, MI, US
Earl Rapp 25 L R 6' 2.0" 185 May 20, 1921 Corunna, MI, US
Hank Riebe 24 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 10, 1921 Cleveland, OH, US
Packy Rogers 33 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Apr 26, 1913 Swoyersville, PA, US
Martin Tabacheck 24 R 5' 10.0" 175 1922
Coaker Triplett 34 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 18, 1911 Boone, NC, US
Vic Wertz 21 L R 6' 0.0" 186 Feb 9, 1925 York, PA, US
Chester Wieczorek 31 R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 14, 1915 Winona, MN, US
Eddie Yount 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 19, 1915 Newton, NC, US

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