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1947 Texarkana Bears

1947 > Class B > 1947 Big State League
Overall: 101-53

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: George Washington
Represented: Texarkana, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

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 John Berry 28 128 589 489 129 159 33 1 30 94 20 4 80 78 .325 .428 .581 1.009 284 9 8 12
2 Merle Coleman* 30 16 44 43 7 12 1 0 1 8 0 0 0 9 .279 .279 .372 .651 16 1 0 1
3 Robert Cullins 22 145 664 621 110 170 32 2 20 107 20 0 20 58 .274 .308 .428 .737 266 7 11 12
4 Elton Davis* 30 10 17 16 3 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 .250 .294 .250 .544 4 0 0 0
5 Anthony DiBartolo 24 122 497 440 89 139 20 0 23 107 3 4 54 51 .316 .392 .518 .910 228 11 1 2
6 Vallie Eaves 35 34 118 110 15 24 2 0 5 15 1 0 4 28 .218 .246 .373 .618 41 1 0 4
7 James Garner? 28 88 312 280 35 82 16 0 5 31 1 1 24 28 .293 .357 .404 .761 113 10 4 4
8 Warren Hacker 22 32 57 56 4 9 3 0 1 4 0 0 0 12 .161 .161 .268 .429 15 1 0 1
9 Elwood Lawson* 26 17 33 31 4 8 4 0 2 7 0 0 0 7 .258 .258 .581 .839 18 0 0 2
10 Robert Lusk 32 103 466 413 84 130 22 2 10 43 10 4 43 46 .315 .382 .450 .832 186 2 2 8
11 Malin McCulloch* 35 133 602 543 135 167 40 6 27 104 5 0 50 51 .308 .368 .552 .921 300 9 2 7
12 Conklyn Meriwether* 29 41 84 76 10 23 2 0 5 16 0 0 8 7 .303 .369 .526 .895 40 0 0 0
13 Lon Pearson 25 84 361 337 57 95 13 3 14 45 4 1 18 25 .282 .320 .463 .783 156 0 1 5
14 Jennings Poindexter* 36 35 78 73 10 13 5 0 1 6 0 0 4 13 .178 .221 .288 .508 21 1 0 1
15 Kenneth Reese? -- 29 125 109 10 25 2 1 0 11 4 1 10 13 .229 .317 .266 .583 29 1 4 2
16 Steve Sakas 26 41 69 61 5 9 1 0 1 7 0 0 5 10 .148 .235 .213 .448 13 4 2 1
17 Halbert Simpson* 29 141 628 575 125 218 48 4 31 167 5 0 44 44 .379 .431 .638 1.069 367 7 8 1
18 Hal Van Pelt* 24 153 729 623 130 182 25 3 21 98 6 3 100 66 .292 .393 .443 .836 276 3 3 3
19 George Washington* 40 141 607 549 118 222 44 2 37 143 0 1 48 13 .404 .455 .694 1.149 381 7 3 7
20 John Wood 25 32 80 74 17 31 1 1 6 19 2 0 4 14 .419 .449 .703 1.151 52 0 0 2
20 Players 28.8 154 6140 5485 1111 1740 319 28 234 1007 74 17 522 611 .317 .382 .514 .895 2817 48 85
* - 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 Merle Coleman 30 8 3 .727 3.62 14 11 7 0 102.0 108 53 41 32 44 1 0 1.373 9.5 2.8 3.9 1.38
2 Elton Davis* 30 3 2 .600 4.60 7 6 3 0 45.0 63 30 23 11 22 0 0 1.644 12.6 2.2 4.4 2.00
3 Vallie Eaves 35 25 5 .833 4.45 34 32 24 1 261.0 262 152 129 77 172 2 0 1.299 9.0 2.7 5.9 2.23
4 Warren Hacker 22 9 5 .643 4.99 32 16 9 2 146.0 159 91 81 49 46 5 0 1.425 9.8 3.0 2.8 0.94
5 Elwood Lawson* 26 4 5 .444 5.07 15 10 5 0 71.0 95 57 40 50 22 3 0 2.042 12.0 6.3 2.8 0.44
6 Martin? -- 3 4 .429 5.47 8 6 5 0 51.0 59 36 31 23 25 1 0 1.608 10.4 4.1 4.4 1.09
7 Conklyn Meriwether? 29 9 5 .643 4.28 20 12 8 1 103.0 109 65 49 32 34 2 0 1.369 9.5 2.8 3.0 1.06
8 Jennings Poindexter* 36 10 11 .476 4.80 28 21 12 0 167.0 205 121 89 99 108 5 0 1.820 11.0 5.3 5.8 1.09
9 Steve Sakas 26 13 5 .722 5.24 41 16 6 0 170.0 207 112 99 67 132 0 0 1.612 11.0 3.5 7.0 1.97
10 John Wood 25 16 6 .727 5.60 25 20 16 0 172.0 210 117 107 70 110 5 2 1.628 11.0 3.7 5.8 1.57
10 Players 29.0 101 53 .656 154 154
* - 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
Anthony DiBartolo 114 517 55 22 7 .963 5.02 20
James Garner 60 289 22 12 3 .963 5.18 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hal Van Pelt 153 1452 45 17 109 .989 9.78

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Berry 128 348 386 46 75 .941 5.73
Kenneth Reese 19 40 49 10 12 .899 4.68

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Lusk 62 49 91 8 7 .946 2.26
Halbert Simpson 35 30 64 7 3 .931 2.69
Lon Pearson 33 23 68 7 4 .929 2.76
Robert Cullins 24 32 40 10 6 .878 3.00
Kenneth Reese 10 12 14 2 1 .929 2.60

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Cullins 107 214 324 58 53 .903 5.03
Lon Pearson 47 79 132 23 25 .902 4.49

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Halbert Simpson 99 175 8 7 0 .963 1.85
Robert Lusk 19 30 1 5 0 .861 1.63
James Garner 18 17 1 5 0 .783 1.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Malin McCulloch 127 300 7 8 2 .975 2.42
Robert Cullins 11 30 1 1 1 .969 2.82
Robert Lusk 11 16 1 1 0 .944 1.55

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Washington 139 193 12 7 4 .967 1.47
Robert Lusk 10 14 0 1 0 .933 1.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Sakas 41 2 31 2 0 .943 0.80
Vallie Eaves 34 19 38 2 0 .966 1.68
Warren Hacker 32 9 58 1 3 .985 2.09
Jennings Poindexter 28 11 32 1 2 .977 1.54
John Wood 25 9 40 4 1 .925 1.96
Conklyn Meriwether 20 4 28 1 1 .970 1.60
Elwood Lawson 15 0 18 5 2 .783 1.20
Merle Coleman 14 7 14 0 1 1.000 1.50
Martin 8 0.00
Elton Davis 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Berry 28 R 5' 10.0" 185 1919
Merle Coleman 30 L R 6' 4.0" 1917
Robert Cullins 22 R 5' 10.0" 185 Dec 10, 1924 Memphis, TN, US
Elton Davis 30 L L 6' 0.0" 150 1917
Anthony DiBartolo 24 R 6' 0.0" 192 Jul 1, 1922
Vallie Eaves 35 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 6, 1911 Allen, OK, US
James Garner 28 6' 1.0" 200 1919
Warren Hacker 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 21, 1924 Marissa, IL, US
Elwood Lawson 26 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Jul 15, 1920
Robert Lusk 32 R 5' 11.0" 170 1915
Martin -- Unknown
Malin McCulloch 35 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Jan 5, 1912 Texarkana, TX, US
Conklyn Meriwether 29 L 6' 0.0" 210 Jun 19, 1918 Island Grove, FL, US
Lon Pearson 25 R 5' 10.0" 170 1922
Jennings Poindexter 36 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 30, 1910 Pauls Valley, OK, US
Kenneth Reese -- Unknown
Steve Sakas 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 13, 1921 Chicago, IL, US
Halbert Simpson 29 L 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 19, 1918
Hal Van Pelt 24 L 5' 11.0" 195 1923
George Washington 40 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Jun 4, 1907 Linden, TX, US
John Wood 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 23, 1922 La Verne, CA, US

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