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1939 Houston Buffaloes

1939 > Class A-1 > 1939 Texas League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Eddie Dyer
Represented: Houston, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

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 Antonelli 23 151 568 156 33 11 1 .275 .377 214
2 Jim Asbell 25 3 11 2 0 0 0 .182 .182 2
3 Frank Barrett 25 42 83 7 1 1 0 .084 .120 10
4 Harry Brecheen* 24 47 97 18 2 1 0 .186 .227 22
5 Mike Christoff 26 55 189 59 13 2 9 .312 .545 103
6 Nick Cullop 38 157 554 176 29 5 25 .318 .523 290
7 Joe Cusick 25 27 70 13 3 0 0 .186 .229 16
8 John Davis 23 153 563 154 26 11 2 .274 .369 208
9 Murry Dickson 22 55 102 31 3 0 2 .304 .392 40
10 Bill Endicott* 20 14 38 9 1 1 1 .237 .395 15
11 Hal Epps* 25 139 543 156 22 22 4 .287 .431 234
12 Johnny Hopp* 22 133 497 155 28 15 3 .312 .447 222
13 Robert Joratz* 20 4 2 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 1
14 Howie Krist* 23 27 33 9 2 1 0 .273 .394 13
15 Eddie Lake 23 164 598 156 22 7 14 .261 .391 234
16 Hank Nowak 20 27 46 9 1 0 0 .196 .217 10
17 A.C. Phillips* 22 93 221 51 6 6 0 .231 .312 69
18 Howie Pollet* 18 12 16 3 1 0 0 .188 .250 4
19 Harry Schmiel 21 14 47 17 2 1 1 .362 .511 24
20 Joe Schultz* 20 36 71 21 1 1 0 .296 .338 24
21 Lou Scoffic 26 62 235 56 16 2 4 .238 .374 88
22 Richard Tichacek 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Tom Turner 22 137 472 147 32 3 4 .311 .417 197
24 Johnny Watwood* 33 112 388 100 16 3 0 .258 .314 122 Stats for 3 teams
25 Ernie White 22 36 76 16 3 0 0 .211 .250 19
26 Ted Wilks 23 45 74 11 3 0 0 .149 .189 14
27 Johnny Wyrostek* 19 37 123 35 8 3 0 .285 .398 49
27 Players 25.1
* - 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 Frank Barrett 25 13 7 .650 3.10 42 28 215.0 209 92 74 84 1.363 8.7 3.5
2 Harry Brecheen* 24 18 7 .720 2.51 42 28 251.0 216 88 70 87 1.207 7.7 3.1
3 Murry Dickson 22 22 15 .595 3.25 51 31 263.0 252 117 95 85 1.281 8.6 2.9
4 Hal Kelleher 25 0 0 3 2.0 3 6 4.500 13.5 27.0
5 Howie Krist 23 5 2 .714 3.58 27 9 103.0 95 51 41 47 1.379 8.3 4.1
6 Hank Nowak 20 9 7 .563 3.93 27 17 135.0 118 68 59 92 1.556 7.9 6.1
7 Howie Pollet* 18 1 1 .500 4.67 11 2 27.0 26 20 14 20 1.704 8.7 6.7
8 Homer Rainey? 43 0 0 inf 1 0.0 0 0
9 Roland Van Slate 26 0 2 .000 3 10.0 12 4 1.600 10.8 3.6
10 Ernie White* 22 15 7 .682 2.62 32 22 189.0 136 65 55 72 1.101 6.5 3.4
11 Ted Wilks 23 14 15 .483 2.60 45 23 235.0 229 92 68 62 1.238 8.8 2.4
11 Players 22.8
* - 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
Tom Turner 133 742 98 16 .981 6.32
Joe Cusick 24 106 11 0 1.000 4.88
Joe Schultz 24 97 14 1 .991 4.63

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Hopp 133 1138 45 18 .985 8.89
Johnny Watwood 109 958 55 13 .987 9.29 Stats for 3 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Antonelli 128 365 344 18 .975 5.54
A.C. Phillips 41 83 98 6 .968 4.41

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Davis 151 184 247 15 .966 2.85

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Lake 164 296 472 57 .931 4.68

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nick Cullop 156 249 17 8 .971 1.71
Hal Epps 139 344 12 13 .965 2.56
Lou Scoffic 62 119 6 6 .954 2.02
Mike Christoff 55 83 5 1 .989 1.60
Johnny Wyrostek 36 71 3 5 .937 2.06
Harry Schmiel 13 20 2 3 .880 1.69
Bill Endicott 11 18 0 1 .947 1.64

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Murry Dickson 51 0.00
Ted Wilks 45 0.00
Frank Barrett 42 0.00
Harry Brecheen 42 0.00
Ernie White 32 0.00
Howie Krist 27 0.00
Hank Nowak 27 0.00
Howie Pollet 11 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Antonelli 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jul 15, 1915 Memphis, TN, US
Jim Asbell 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 22, 1914 Dallas, TX, US
Frank Barrett 25 R R 6' 2.0" 173 Jul 1, 1913 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Harry Brecheen 24 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 14, 1914 Broken Bow, OK, US
Mike Christoff 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 29, 1912 Northampton, PA, US
Nick Cullop 38 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 16, 1900 St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Cusick 25 R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 11, 1914 Providence, RI, US
John Davis 23 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Jul 15, 1915 Wilkes-Barre, PA, US
Murry Dickson 22 R R 5' 10.0" 157 Aug 21, 1916 Tracy, MO, US
Bill Endicott 20 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 4, 1918 Acorn, MO, US
Hal Epps 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 26, 1914 Athens, GA, US
Johnny Hopp 22 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 18, 1916 Hastings, NE, US
Robert Joratz 20 L 5' 9.0" 164 1919
Hal Kelleher 25 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Jun 24, 1914 Philadelphia, PA, US
Howie Krist 23 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 28, 1916 West Henrietta, NY, US
Eddie Lake 23 R R 5' 7.0" 159 Mar 18, 1916 Antioch, CA, US
Hank Nowak 20 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Aug 9, 1918 Buffalo, NY, US
A.C. Phillips 22 L 5' 4.0" 165 Oct 20, 1916 Gaffney, SC, US
Howie Pollet 18 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 26, 1921 New Orleans, LA, US
Homer Rainey 43 Jan 19, 1896 Clarsksville, TX, US
Harry Schmiel 21 R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 22, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Joe Schultz 20 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 29, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Lou Scoffic 26 R R 5' 10.0" 182 May 20, 1913 Herrin, IL, US
Richard Tichacek 22 R 5' 10.0" 175 1917
Tom Turner 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 8, 1916 Custer, OK, US
Roland Van Slate 26 R R 5' 10.0" 161 Oct 18, 1912 WI, US
Johnny Watwood 33 L L 6' 1.0" 186 Aug 17, 1905 Alexander City, AL, US
Ernie White 22 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 5, 1916 Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Ted Wilks 23 R R 5' 9.0" 178 Nov 13, 1915 Fulton, NY, US
Johnny Wyrostek 19 L R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 12, 1919 Fairmont City, IL, US
Zorek -- Unknown

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