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1950 Newport News Dodgers

1950 > Class B > 1950 Piedmont League
Overall: 55-85
Scored 546 runs, Allowed 638 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-80

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Bud Metheny
Represented: Newport News, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

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 Robert Austin 26 12 18 4 1 0 0 .222 .278 5
2 Richard Ballestrini 21 41 119 30 6 0 3 .252 .378 45
3 Tony Brzezowski* 24 26 39 3 2 0 0 .077 .128 5
4 Chuck Coles* 19 11 39 7 1 0 0 .179 .205 8
5 Fred Copeland* 23 28 20 1 1 0 0 .050 .100 2
6 Eugene Depperschmidt 22 109 392 101 14 6 10 .258 .401 157
7 Fred Folkes# 21 115 340 79 10 4 0 .232 .285 97
8 William Gill 23 24 66 14 1 1 0 .212 .258 17
9 Hal Grote 19 70 250 54 15 1 5 .216 .344 86
10 Richard Jones 21 43 149 32 12 0 2 .215 .336 50
11 Robert Kehoe 22 79 294 73 12 4 4 .248 .357 105
12 Daniel Keith* 24 108 392 140 26 6 12 .357 .546 214
13 William Kerr* 23 10 26 6 1 0 0 .231 .269 7
14 Lou Landini 23 12 24 4 0 0 0 .167 .167 4
15 Johnny LeGros 24 45 169 39 9 1 3 .231 .349 59
16 Bud Metheny* 35 85 283 62 10 2 1 .219 .279 79 Stats for 2 teams
17 Mickey Mihalik 22 11 20 2 1 0 0 .100 .150 3
18 George Moeller 20 40 133 25 3 0 1 .188 .233 31
19 Ron Negray 20 13 23 2 0 0 0 .087 .087 2
20 Donald Otten# 24 36 77 19 1 0 0 .247 .260 20
21 William Palumbo 21 119 377 91 18 5 3 .241 .340 128
22 Kent Pflasterer 21 21 77 16 1 0 1 .208 .260 20
23 Albert Pobiak 22 16 39 7 1 1 0 .179 .256 10 Stats for 2 teams
24 Stanley Polonczyk 24 24 58 6 1 1 0 .103 .155 9
25 Ed Roebuck 18 23 49 8 2 0 0 .163 .204 10
26 Louis Ruchser* 26 42 145 29 6 1 1 .200 .276 40
27 Charles Segale 25 11 31 6 0 1 0 .194 .258 8
28 Oscar Sierra 24 15 45 13 1 0 0 .289 .311 14
29 Claude Siple 27 68 248 59 9 2 0 .238 .290 72
30 William Smith* 23 28 20 1 0 0 0 .050 .050 1 Stats for 2 teams
31 Dale Steen 20 41 60 11 2 1 0 .183 .250 15
32 Donald Thomas 21 38 113 28 1 2 0 .248 .292 33
33 Robert Tripp 24 33 112 25 7 2 1 .223 .348 39
34 Gale Wade* 21 21 83 17 2 1 2 .205 .325 27
35 Allen Winters* 21 53 164 36 1 2 0 .220 .250 41
36 Kenneth Worley 19 53 181 39 4 3 0 .215 .271 49
36 Players 22.9 140 5247 4554 546 1053 177 46 49 477 115 624 802 .231 .324 .323 .646 1469 69
* - 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 Robert Austin 26 2 4 .333 2.02 12 58.0 44 18 13 2 20 1.103 6.8 0.3 3.1
2 Tony Brzezowski* 24 5 11 .313 4.20 26 122.0 96 69 57 7 103 1.631 7.1 0.5 7.6
3 Fred Copeland* 23 3 4 .429 4.39 27 84.0 89 45 41 2 32 1.440 9.5 0.2 3.4
4 Roger Craig 20 0 1 .000 7.11 6 2 19.0 22 17 15 23 2.368 10.4 10.9
5 Mickey Mihalik 22 3 2 .600 3.67 11 49.0 45 26 20 3 33 1.592 8.3 0.6 6.1
6 Ron Negray 20 3 4 .429 3.28 13 74.0 79 29 27 2 43 1.649 9.6 0.2 5.2
7 Donald Otten 24 11 12 .478 3.16 36 211.0 177 92 74 8 100 1.313 7.5 0.3 4.3
8 Stanley Polonczyk 24 7 9 .438 2.49 23 148.0 121 57 41 9 64 1.250 7.4 0.5 3.9
9 Ed Roebuck 18 9 10 .474 3.23 23 145.0 120 81 52 4 93 1.469 7.4 0.2 5.8
10 William Smith 23 6 4 .600 2.66 28 71.0 76 33 21 4 75 2.127 9.6 0.5 9.5 Stats for 2 teams
11 Dale Steen 20 9 12 .429 3.88 31 167.0 143 96 72 14 115 1.545 7.7 0.8 6.2
11 Players 22.3 55 85 .393 140 140 638
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Otten 36 0.00
Dale Steen 31 0.00
William Smith 28 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Fred Copeland 27 0.00
Tony Brzezowski 26 0.00
Stanley Polonczyk 23 0.00
Ed Roebuck 23 0.00
Ron Negray 13 0.00
Robert Austin 12 0.00
Mickey Mihalik 11 0.00
Roger Craig 6 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Austin 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 19, 1923 Foss, OK, US
Richard Ballestrini 21 R 6' 1.0" 185 1929
Tony Brzezowski 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 May 12, 1926
Chuck Coles 19 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Jun 27, 1931 Fredericktown, PA, US
Fred Copeland 23 L L 5' 7.0" 150 Aug 10, 1926 Mountville, PA, US
Roger Craig 20 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Feb 17, 1930 Durham, NC, US
Eugene Depperschmidt 22 R 6' 0.0" 185 1928
Fred Folkes 21 S 5' 10.0" 147 1929
William Gill 23 R 6' 1.0" 165 1927
Hal Grote 19 R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 25, 1930 Cincinnati, OH, US
Richard Jones 21 R 5' 10.0" 175 1929
Robert Kehoe 22 R 5' 11.0" 170 1928
Daniel Keith 24 L 6' 3.0" 180 1926
William Kerr 23 L 6' 0.0" 180 1927
Lou Landini 23 R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 24, 1927 IT
Johnny LeGros 24 R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 25, 1925 Mobile, AL, US
Bud Metheny 35 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Jun 1, 1915 St. Louis, MO, US
Mickey Mihalik 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1928
George Moeller 20 R 6' 2.0" 180 1930
Ron Negray 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 26, 1930 Akron, OH, US
Donald Otten 24 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 6, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
William Palumbo 21 R 5' 5.0" 150 1929
Kent Pflasterer 21 R 5' 10.0" 180 1929
Albert Pobiak 22 R 6' 3.0" 190 1928
Stanley Polonczyk 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1926
Ed Roebuck 18 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 3, 1931 East Millsboro, PA, US
Louis Ruchser 26 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 20, 1923 Brooklyn, NY, US
Charles Segale 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1925
Oscar Sierra 24 R 5' 11.0" 190 1926
Claude Siple 27 R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 23, 1923
William Smith 23 L R 6' 2.0" 170 Dec 30, 1926 Vinton, VA, US
Dale Steen 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1930
Donald Thomas 21 R 5' 11.0" 180 1929
Robert Tripp 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1926
Gale Wade 21 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 20, 1929 Hollister, MO, US
Allen Winters 21 L 5' 10.0" 160 1929
Kenneth Worley 19 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1931

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