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1949 Minneapolis Millers

1949 > Class AAA > 1949 American Association
Overall: 74-78
Scored 936 runs, Allowed 974 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-79

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Tommy Heath
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Nicollet Park (Minneapolis, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1948 / 1950

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 Bill Ayers 29 38 94 88 6 11 2 0 1 8 0 0 23 .125 .125 .182 .307 16 3 0 6
2 Wes Bailey* 26 22 39 37 2 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 14 .189 .211 .189 .400 7 0 1 1
3 Dave Barnhill 35 28 56 47 5 10 3 0 0 12 0 5 12 .213 .302 .277 .578 13 1 1 3
4 Bob Brady* 26 97 295 256 49 72 10 1 21 59 1 30 45 .281 .366 .574 .940 147 1 4 5
5 Sam Brewer 25 9 12 1 .083
6 Bob Cain* 24 12 9 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 0 1
7 Bob Callan 26 22 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0 0
8 Otey Clark 34 27 39 35 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 9 .029 .081 .029 .110 1 0 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
9 Mike Colombo 23 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Ray Dandridge 35 99 424 398 60 144 22 5 6 64 4 17 17 .362 .392 .487 .880 194 10 3 6
11 Billy Gardner 21 17 31 28 7 5 0 0 2 6 0 3 7 .179 .258 .393 .651 11 0 0 0
12 Andy Gilbert 34 92 257 221 29 53 13 0 6 38 1 36 46 .240 .346 .380 .726 84 8 0 0
13 Tony Giuliani 36 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Red Hardy 26 15 22 16 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 10 .063 .286 .063 .348 1 0 0 1
15 Jack Harshman* 21 150 647 519 121 140 22 7 40 111 3 122 110 .270 .413 .570 .984 296 10 5 1
16 Gail Henley* 20 62 190 170 38 47 4 1 13 39 2 16 30 .276 .353 .541 .894 92 4 4 0
17 Bobby Hofman 23 92 440 395 66 111 15 4 9 38 2 38 24 .281 .349 .408 .756 161 9 3 4
18 Roy Hughes 38 115 483 436 75 136 26 6 9 57 7 37 22 .312 .366 .461 .827 201 16 0 10
19 Bill Jennings 23 123 478 404 72 115 14 6 10 66 6 67 87 .285 .388 .423 .811 171 10 1 6
20 Stan Jok 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Vern Kennedy* 42 22 27 25 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .160 .160 .160 .320 4 1 0 2
22 Alex Konikowski 21 39 59 49 6 13 2 1 0 2 0 5 14 .265 .333 .347 .680 17 1 0 5
23 Jack Kraus 31 4 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Al LaMacchia 27 9 10 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Les Layton 27 59 246 208 37 56 9 1 9 36 4 31 31 .269 .372 .452 .824 94 7 3 4
26 Lou Lombardo* 20 10 7 7 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
27 Jack Maguire 24 122 529 428 88 149 26 7 12 71 5 97 42 .348 .471 .526 .996 225 6 2 2
28 Mickey McGowan* 27 9 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Don Mueller* 22 28 123 119 21 37 7 2 2 12 1 3 7 .311 .328 .454 .782 54 2 0 1
30 Ike Pearson 32 52 17 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .154 .214 .154 .368 2 0 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
31 Mario Picone 22 14 25 24 5 9 4 0 1 2 0 1 7 .375 .400 .667 1.067 16 0 0 0
32 Donald Robertson 23 24 41 36 6 6 2 0 1 6 0 1 17 .167 .189 .306 .495 11 1 0 4
33 Bama Rowell* 33 117 447 418 60 110 17 2 11 71 3 25 24 .263 .306 .392 .699 164 8 1 3
34 Al Sima 27 20 14 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0 3
35 Hal Swanson 23 4 5 2 .400
36 Hal Toenes 31 16 10 10 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .300 .500 3 0 0 0
37 Pat Tomkinson 22 7 24 6 .250
38 Edward Wallner? -- 1 2 1 .500
39 Verne Williamson 29 9 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
40 Chuck Workman* 34 146 612 502 117 146 18 4 41 122 4 102 62 .291 .416 .588 1.004 295 5 6 2
41 Ernest Yelen 24 4 10 1 .100
42 Sal Yvars 25 84 334 290 49 89 15 4 8 57 1 38 24 .307 .391 .469 .860 136 5 2 4
42 Players 28.1 154 6071 5259 936 1490 232 52 202 890 45 695 719 .283 .371 .462 .833 2432 110 36 81
* - 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 Bill Ayers 29 12 16 .429 5.02 38 14 0 233.0 242 140 130 98 118 3 0 2 1.459 9.3 3.8 4.6 1.20
2 Wes Bailey 26 6 6 .500 5.60 21 4 1 106.0 133 74 66 41 51 3 0 2 1.642 11.3 3.5 4.3 1.24
3 Dave Barnhill 35 7 10 .412 5.75 28 8 3 144.0 154 100 92 82 91 4 2 4 1.639 9.6 5.1 5.7 1.11
4 Sam Brewer 25 1 1 .500 6.58 9 26.0 32 21 19 20 13 4 0 1 2.000 11.1 6.9 4.5 0.65
5 Bob Cain* 24 0 1 .000 6.00 12 21.0 16 18 14 27 8 0 0 1 2.048 6.9 11.6 3.4 0.30
6 Bob Callan 26 2 1 .667 4.11 22 0 0 46.0 57 30 21 29 13 3 0 0 1.870 11.2 5.7 2.5 0.45
7 Otey Clark 34 6 14 .300 5.62 27 4 0 117.0 153 93 73 41 30 0 0 0 1.658 11.8 3.2 2.3 0.73 Stats for 2 teams
8 Red Hardy 26 4 4 .500 5.50 13 3 1 54.0 61 34 33 14 23 0 0 0 1.389 10.2 2.3 3.8 1.64
9 Vern Kennedy 42 3 3 .500 7.15 20 2 1 68.0 86 61 54 46 29 2 2 3 1.941 11.4 6.1 3.8 0.63
10 Alex Konikowski 21 11 7 .611 5.90 38 5 0 154.0 181 118 101 103 65 3 0 3 1.844 10.6 6.0 3.8 0.63
11 Jack Kraus* 31 1 2 .333 12.38 4 16.0 27 24 22 13 4 0 0 1 2.500 15.2 7.3 2.2 0.31
12 Al LaMacchia 27 1 2 .333 8.70 8 30.0 47 30 29 19 8 0 0 0 2.200 14.1 5.7 2.4 0.42
13 Lou Lombardo* 20 2 0 1.000 9.56 10 16.0 22 19 17 17 10 1 0 3 2.438 12.4 9.6 5.6 0.59 Stats for 2 teams
14 Mickey McGowan* 27 0 0 8 10.0
15 Ike Pearson 32 7 5 .583 4.66 52 0 0 85.0 102 54 44 42 39 0 0 7 1.694 10.8 4.4 4.1 0.93 Stats for 2 teams
16 Mario Picone 22 3 2 .600 7.47 14 2 0 53.0 72 49 44 43 21 3 0 2 2.170 12.2 7.3 3.6 0.49
17 Donald Robertson 23 8 5 .615 6.09 23 3 0 105.0 150 76 71 52 52 3 0 3 1.924 12.9 4.5 4.5 1.00
18 Al Sima* 27 2 2 .500 4.50 20 40.0 37 24 20 21 27 2 1 1 1.450 8.3 4.7 6.1 1.29
19 Hal Swanson 23 1 1 .500 8.25 4 12.0 17 12 11 9 9 0 0 0 2.167 12.8 6.8 6.8 1.00
20 Hal Toenes 31 0 4 .000 7.93 16 42.0 54 41 37 27 16 3 0 0 1.929 11.6 5.8 3.4 0.59
21 Verne Williamson 29 1 0 1.000 6.88 9 17.0 20 14 13 17 7 0 0 1 2.176 10.6 9.0 3.7 0.41
21 Players 28.4 74 78 .487 154 154 974
* - 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
Sal Yvars 82 388 56 14 10 .969 5.41 12
Bob Brady 77 291 29 3 3 .991 4.16 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Harshman 149 1145 98 22 143 .983 8.34

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Hofman 92 275 256 12 82 .978 5.77
Roy Hughes 34 111 100 5 24 .977 6.21
Ray Dandridge 16 40 34 1 5 .987 4.63
Bama Rowell 15 47 52 4 15 .961 6.60

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Dandridge 83 83 170 5 31 .981 3.05
Roy Hughes 43 42 75 8 12 .936 2.72
Jack Maguire 25 22 47 8 6 .896 2.76

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Jennings 117 237 339 31 71 .949 4.92
Jack Maguire 22 37 56 6 8 .939 4.23
Roy Hughes 20 45 48 3 9 .969 4.65

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Workman 139 223 21 5 3 .980 1.76
Bama Rowell 85 191 4 8 0 .961 2.29
Andy Gilbert 75 152 3 1 0 .994 2.07
Jack Maguire 64 119 7 7 1 .947 1.97
Les Layton 58 156 5 4 1 .976 2.78
Gail Henley 45 81 5 5 0 .945 1.91
Don Mueller 27 62 5 1 1 .985 2.48
Roy Hughes 10 25 2 1 0 .964 2.70

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ike Pearson 52 8 11 0 2 1.000 0.37 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Ayers 38 17 25 2 1 .955 1.11
Alex Konikowski 38 5 18 1 4 .958 0.61
Dave Barnhill 28 7 19 0 0 1.000 0.93
Otey Clark 27 3 16 1 0 .950 0.70 Stats for 2 teams
Donald Robertson 23 4 17 3 0 .875 0.91
Bob Callan 22 7 8 0 1 1.000 0.68
Wes Bailey 21 3 13 2 2 .889 0.76
Vern Kennedy 20 8 13 0 1 1.000 1.05
Al Sima 20 0 7 0 1 1.000 0.35
Hal Toenes 16 4 6 1 1 .909 0.63
Mario Picone 14 7 14 1 0 .955 1.50
Red Hardy 13 2 9 3 2 .786 0.85
Bob Cain 12 1 7 1 0 .889 0.67
Lou Lombardo 10 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.10 Stats for 2 teams
Sam Brewer 9 0.00
Verne Williamson 9 0.00
Al LaMacchia 8 0.00
Mickey McGowan 8 0.00
Jack Kraus 4 0.00
Hal Swanson 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Ayers 29 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 27, 1919 Newnan, GA, US
Wes Bailey 26 L R 6' 2.0" 170 Dec 7, 1922 Logan, UT, US
Dave Barnhill 35 R R 5' 6.0" 168 Oct 30, 1913 Greenville, NC, US
Bob Brady 26 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 8, 1922 Lewiston, PA, US
Sam Brewer 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 17, 1924
Bob Cain 24 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 16, 1924 Longford, KS, US
Bob Callan 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 25, 1922 Worcester, MA, US
Otey Clark 34 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 22, 1915 Boscobel, WI, US
Mike Colombo 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1926
Ray Dandridge 35 R R 5' 7.0" 170 Aug 31, 1913 Richmond, VA, US
Billy Gardner 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 19, 1927 Waterford, CT, US
Andy Gilbert 34 R R 6' 0.0" 203 Jul 18, 1914 Bradenville, PA, US
Tony Giuliani 36 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 24, 1912 St. Paul, MN, US
Red Hardy 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 6, 1923 Marmarth, ND, US
Jack Harshman 21 L L 6' 2.0" 178 Jul 12, 1927 San Diego, CA, US
Gail Henley 20 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 15, 1928 Wichita, KS, US
Bobby Hofman 23 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 5, 1925 St. Louis, MO, US
Roy Hughes 38 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Jan 11, 1911 Cincinnati, OH, US
Bill Jennings 23 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 28, 1925 St. Louis, MO, US
Stan Jok 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 3, 1926 Buffalo, NY, US
Vern Kennedy 42 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 20, 1907 Kansas City, MO, US
Alex Konikowski 21 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Jun 8, 1928 Throop, PA, US
Jack Kraus 31 R L 6' 4.0" 190 Apr 26, 1918 San Antonio, TX, US
Al LaMacchia 27 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jul 22, 1921 St. Louis, MO, US
Les Layton 27 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 18, 1921 Nardin, OK, US
Lou Lombardo 20 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Nov 18, 1928 Carlstadt, NJ, US
Jack Maguire 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 5, 1925 St. Louis, MO, US
Mickey McGowan 27 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 26, 1921 Dothan, AL, US
Don Mueller 22 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 14, 1927 St. Louis, MO, US
Ike Pearson 32 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 1, 1917 Grenada, MS, US
Mario Picone 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 5, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Donald Robertson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 24, 1925 Portland, OR, US
Bama Rowell 33 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 13, 1916 Citronelle, AL, US
Al Sima 27 R L 6' 0.0" 187 Oct 7, 1921 Mahwah, NJ, US
Hal Swanson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 208 Apr 30, 1926 Kenosha, WI, US
Hal Toenes 31 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 8, 1917 Mobile, AL, US
Pat Tomkinson 22 R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 20, 1927
Edward Wallner -- Unknown
Verne Williamson 29 R R 5' 8.0" 140 Nov 23, 1919 Mystic, IA, US
Chuck Workman 34 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 6, 1915 Leeton, MO, US
Ernest Yelen 24 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925
Sal Yvars 25 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Feb 20, 1924 New York, NY, US

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