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1948 Kansas City Blues

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 American Association
Overall: 64-88
Scored 851 runs, Allowed 913 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-81

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Dick Bartell
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 Henry Anderson 22 8 6 1 .167
2 Jim Arnold 23 26 18 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .059 .059 .059 .118 1 0 1
3 Del Ballinger* 29 13 36 33 3 12 2 0 1 6 0 1 2 .364 .417 .515 .932 17 2 0
4 Hank Bauer 25 132 598 541 103 165 32 11 23 100 26 52 67 .305 .368 .532 .900 288 2 3
5 Joe Beggs 37 38 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0
6 Cy Buker* 30 32 23 19 2 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 .211 .211 .316 .526 6 0 4 Stats for 2 teams
7 William Burgess* 25 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Milt Byrnes* 31 121 499 409 59 123 21 3 3 63 9 74 51 .301 .413 .389 .801 159 4 12 Stats for 2 teams
9 Harry Craft 33 13 20 18 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .167 .211 .167 .377 3 0 1
10 Leon Culberson 28 83 354 313 47 81 17 1 5 39 4 40 40 .259 .343 .367 .710 115 0 1
11 Carl DeRose 25 5 8 1 .125
12 Lee Dodson# 24 32 42 37 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 2 13 .108 .154 .135 .289 5 0 3
13 Bill Drescher* 27 88 241 213 35 68 13 2 7 52 1 28 20 .319 .398 .498 .896 106 0 0
14 Jim Dyck 26 106 467 407 71 115 25 4 2 61 8 52 41 .283 .371 .378 .749 154 5 3
15 Eddie Ehlers 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 Vic Fucci* 22 7 26 5 6 3 1 1 6 0 .231 .538 14
17 Ford Garrison 32 53 196 171 28 55 11 1 3 34 0 22 12 .322 .399 .450 .849 77 0 3
18 Ralph Houk 28 103 396 364 54 110 24 5 1 49 9 31 14 .302 .357 .404 .761 147 0 1
19 Bill Houtz* 23 5 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Don Johnson 21 14 23 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .091 .091 .091 .182 2 0 1
21 Bob Keegan 27 13 25 23 1 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 3 .348 .375 .391 .766 9 1 1
22 Dick Kryhoski* 23 145 600 545 78 160 30 7 13 87 7 50 58 .294 .358 .446 .804 243 5 0
23 Raymond Louthen 22 4 6 1 .167
24 John Mackinson 24 30 22 19 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 .211 .286 .211 .496 4 0 1
25 Dave Madison 27 38 82 68 3 10 1 0 0 4 0 7 13 .147 .227 .162 .388 11 0 7
26 Mal Mallette* 26 23 42 40 3 6 0 1 0 2 0 1 9 .150 .171 .200 .371 8 0 1
27 Cuddles Marshall 23 11 15 12 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 .250 .357 .250 .607 3 0 1
28 Carmine Melignano 22 22 16 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 .071 .188 .071 .259 1 0 0
29 Malcolm Mick* 25 21 43 33 5 5 2 0 0 2 4 10 3 .152 .349 .212 .561 7 0 0
30 Blas Monaco# 32 114 349 260 56 75 17 6 5 50 7 84 32 .288 .467 .458 .925 119 3 2
31 Les Mueller 29 8 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Joe Muffoletto 27 44 189 166 30 62 10 2 1 34 3 23 10 .373 .450 .476 .926 79 0 0
33 Jack Phillips 26 67 265 240 39 67 11 0 1 28 7 24 19 .279 .345 .338 .682 81 0 1
34 Jack Robinson 27 35 63 52 8 12 2 0 0 4 0 7 12 .231 .333 .269 .603 14 1 3 Stats for 2 teams
35 Al Rosen 24 127 540 462 102 151 29 8 25 110 10 73 36 .327 .422 .587 1.009 271 3 2
36 Charley Schanz 29 28 45 40 5 4 1 1 0 5 0 1 16 .100 .143 .175 .318 7 1 3
37 Bill Sinton* 26 108 352 292 56 77 17 5 3 29 4 58 65 .264 .386 .387 .773 113 0 2 Stats for 3 teams
38 Alfred Stringer 26 68 234 196 25 49 9 1 1 10 1 31 29 .250 .358 .321 .680 63 2 5
39 James Tote 24 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
40 Frank Verdi 22 7 29 7 6 1 0 1 4 2 .207 .345 10
41 Mickey Witek 32 117 510 464 80 145 17 6 0 47 4 41 20 .313 .370 .375 .745 174 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
42 Bill Woop* 24 38 79 63 6 5 1 0 0 3 0 7 23 .079 .171 .095 .267 6 0 9
42 Players 27.1 152 5910 5159 851 1471 274 60 91 775 102 660 601 .285 .369 .414 .784 2138 30 61
* - 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 Henry Anderson 22 2 0 1.000 6.50 7 0 18.0 15 16 13 22 12 0 0 1 2.056 7.5 11.0 6.0 0.55
2 Jim Arnold 23 4 4 .500 6.00 24 1 0 60.0 82 47 40 35 22 1 0 0 1.950 12.3 5.2 3.3 0.63
3 Joe Beggs 37 3 6 .333 6.75 38 0 0 48.0 73 44 36 19 21 1 0 2 1.917 13.7 3.6 3.9 1.11
4 Cy Buker 30 4 4 .500 8.51 32 1 0 73.0 99 81 69 45 35 2 1 1 1.973 12.2 5.5 4.3 0.78 Stats for 2 teams
5 Carl DeRose 25 1 2 .333 8.57 5 0 21.0 31 23 20 13 7 3 0 0 2.095 13.3 5.6 3.0 0.54
6 Lee Dodson 24 1 8 .111 5.15 31 3 0 124.0 119 84 71 113 87 2 4 5 1.871 8.6 8.2 6.3 0.77
7 Bill Houtz* 23 0 0 4 0 4.0 1 4 2 1.250 2.2 9.0 4.5 0.50
8 Don Johnson 21 3 7 .300 5.18 14 0 0 66.0 69 51 38 36 40 2 0 1 1.591 9.4 4.9 5.5 1.11
9 Bob Keegan 27 4 1 .800 2.21 9 5 0 57.0 45 18 14 19 48 2 2 0 1.123 7.1 3.0 7.6 2.53
10 Raymond Louthen 22 0 2 .000 12.75 2 0 12.0 20 20 17 8 2 0 0 0 2.333 15.0 6.0 1.5 0.25
11 John Mackinson 24 5 4 .556 5.02 27 0 0 61.0 64 44 34 43 37 1 1 0 1.754 9.4 6.3 5.5 0.86
12 Dave Madison 27 14 9 .609 4.25 35 14 1 197.0 239 113 93 63 83 3 1 0 1.533 10.9 2.9 3.8 1.32
13 Mal Mallette* 26 7 5 .583 4.97 22 3 0 105.0 127 78 58 70 67 4 0 2 1.876 10.9 6.0 5.7 0.96
14 Cuddles Marshall 23 1 2 .333 6.69 10 0 35.0 44 28 26 30 17 1 0 1 2.114 11.3 7.7 4.4 0.57
15 Carmine Melignano 22 4 6 .400 6.16 22 1 0 57.0 71 43 39 39 32 3 1 1 1.930 11.2 6.2 5.1 0.82
16 Les Mueller 29 0 1 .000 6.75 8 0 12.0 12 10 9 6 3 1 0 0 1.500 9.0 4.5 2.2 0.50
17 Jack Robinson 27 7 14 .333 4.36 32 7 1 163.0 191 99 79 79 70 6 1 3 1.656 10.5 4.4 3.9 0.89 Stats for 2 teams
18 Charley Schanz 29 5 7 .417 5.45 28 3 2 119.0 152 88 72 54 62 4 0 6 1.731 11.5 4.1 4.7 1.15
19 Frank Simanovsky* 18 0 0 1 0 1.0 5 0 0 5.000 45.0 0.0 0.0
20 James Tote 24 0 1 .000 9.00 3 0 4.0 6 7 4 7 1 0 0 0 3.250 13.5 15.8 2.2 0.14
21 Bill Woop* 24 9 14 .391 5.00 38 8 0 198.0 208 127 110 120 111 6 2 9 1.657 9.5 5.5 5.0 0.93
21 Players 26.5 64 88 .421 152 152 913
* - 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
Ralph Houk 92 464 72 7 9 .987 5.83 8
Bill Drescher 57 258 34 6 11 .980 5.12 6
Del Ballinger 10 50 2 1 3 .981 5.20 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Kryhoski 145 1141 80 23 125 .982 8.42

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Witek 115 240 315 12 85 .979 4.83 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Muffoletto 44 100 132 8 23 .967 5.27

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Rosen 102 136 158 27 20 .916 2.88
Blas Monaco 50 30 55 23 6 .787 1.70
Jim Dyck 15 12 13 2 2 .926 1.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alfred Stringer 65 145 160 11 33 .965 4.69
Jack Phillips 63 137 175 32 51 .907 4.95
Al Rosen 31 45 57 9 12 .919 3.29

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hank Bauer 132 285 22 11 6 .965 2.33
Milt Byrnes 105 238 7 8 2 .968 2.33 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Dyck 91 140 7 9 3 .942 1.62
Bill Sinton 84 170 15 10 0 .949 2.20 Stats for 3 teams
Leon Culberson 79 181 4 3 0 .984 2.34
Ford Garrison 48 94 6 0 2 1.000 2.08
Blas Monaco 15 31 1 0 0 1.000 2.13
Malcolm Mick 11 27 1 0 0 1.000 2.55

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Beggs 38 3 15 2 0 .900 0.47
Bill Woop 38 6 28 4 2 .895 0.89
Dave Madison 35 6 33 0 4 1.000 1.11
Cy Buker 32 9 10 1 0 .950 0.59 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Robinson 32 9 39 3 2 .941 1.50 Stats for 2 teams
Lee Dodson 31 7 19 1 0 .963 0.84
Charley Schanz 28 2 29 4 3 .886 1.11
John Mackinson 27 2 18 1 1 .952 0.74
Jim Arnold 24 8 10 1 0 .947 0.75
Mal Mallette 22 5 21 0 1 1.000 1.18
Carmine Melignano 22 2 7 0 1 1.000 0.41
Don Johnson 14 0 10 1 1 .909 0.71
Cuddles Marshall 10 1 8 0 2 1.000 0.90
Bob Keegan 9 0.00
Les Mueller 8 0.00
Henry Anderson 7 0.00
Carl DeRose 5 0.00
Bill Houtz 4 0.00
James Tote 3 0.00
Raymond Louthen 2 0.00
Frank Simanovsky 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Henry Anderson 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1926
Jim Arnold 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 May 17, 1925 Turlock, CA, US
Del Ballinger 29 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Mar 17, 1919 Fort Oglethorpe, GA, US
Hank Bauer 25 R R 6' 0.0" 192 Jul 31, 1922 East St. Louis, IL, US
Joe Beggs 37 R R 6' 1.0" 182 Nov 4, 1910 Rankin, PA, US
Cy Buker 30 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 5, 1918 Greenwood, WI, US
William Burgess 25 L 6' 1.0" 195 1923
Milt Byrnes 31 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 15, 1916 St. Louis, MO, US
Harry Craft 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 19, 1915 Ellisville, MS, US
Leon Culberson 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 6, 1919 Hall's Station, GA, US
Carl DeRose 25 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Apr 12, 1923 Milaca, MN, US
Lee Dodson 24 S R 6' 5.0" 205 Apr 20, 1924 Topeka, KS, US
Bill Drescher 27 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 23, 1921 Congers, NY, US
Jim Dyck 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 3, 1922 Omaha, NE, US
Eddie Ehlers 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 10, 1923 Joliet, IL, US
Vic Fucci 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 30, 1925 Newark, NJ, US
Ford Garrison 32 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 29, 1915 Greenville, SC, US
Ralph Houk 28 R R 5' 11.0" 193 Aug 9, 1919 Lawrence, KS, US
Bill Houtz 23 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 29, 1924 Newport, PA, US
Don Johnson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 12, 1926 Portland, OR, US
Bob Keegan 27 R R 6' 2.0" 207 Aug 4, 1920 Rochester, NY, US
Dick Kryhoski 23 L L 6' 2.0" 182 Mar 24, 1925 Leonia, NJ, US
Raymond Louthen 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 4, 1925 Bluefield, VA, US
John Mackinson 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 29, 1923 Orange, NJ, US
Dave Madison 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 1, 1921 Brooksville, MS, US
Mal Mallette 26 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 30, 1922 Syracuse, NY, US
Cuddles Marshall 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 28, 1925 Bellingham, WA, US
Carmine Melignano 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 12, 1926
Malcolm Mick 25 L 5' 10.0" 155 Feb 28, 1923
Blas Monaco 32 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 16, 1915 San Antonio, TX, US
Les Mueller 29 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 4, 1919 Belleville, IL, US
Joe Muffoletto 27 R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 21, 1921
Jack Phillips 26 R R 6' 4.0" 193 Sep 6, 1921 Clarence, NY, US
Jack Robinson 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1921 Orange, NJ, US
Al Rosen 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 29, 1924 Spartanburg, SC, US
Charley Schanz 29 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jun 8, 1919 Anacortes, WA, US
Frank Simanovsky 18 L L 6' 1.0" 160 Oct 4, 1929
Bill Sinton 26 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Sep 20, 1921 Chester, PA, US
Alfred Stringer 26 R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 6, 1922
James Tote 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 23, 1923 Punxsutawney, PA, US
Frank Verdi 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 2, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Mickey Witek 32 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 19, 1915 Luzerne, PA, US
Bill Woop 24 L L 6' 1.0" 210 Sep 13, 1923 New York, NY, US

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