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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
1Robert Austin2612184100.222.2785
2Richard Ballestrini214111930603.252.37845
3Tony Brzezowski*2426393200.077.1285
4Chuck Coles*1911397100.179.2058
5Fred Copeland*2328201100.050.1002
6Eugene Depperschmidt2210939210114610.258.401157
7Fred Folkes#21115340791040.232.28597
8William Gill23246614110.212.25817
9Hal Grote1970250541515.216.34486
10Richard Jones2143149321202.215.33650
11Robert Kehoe2279294731244.248.357105
12Daniel Keith*2410839214026612.357.546214
13William Kerr*2310266100.231.2697
14Lou Landini2312244000.167.1674
15Johnny LeGros244516939913.231.34959
16Bud Metheny*3585283621021.219.27979Stats for 2 teams
17Mickey Mihalik2211202100.100.1503
18George Moeller204013325301.188.23331
19Ron Negray2013232000.087.0872
20Donald Otten#24367719100.247.26020
21William Palumbo21119377911853.241.340128
22Kent Pflasterer21217716101.208.26020
23Albert Pobiak2216397110.179.25610Stats for 2 teams
24Stanley Polonczyk2424586110.103.1559
25Ed Roebuck1823498200.163.20410
26Louis Ruchser*264214529611.200.27640
27Charles Segale2511316010.194.2588
28Oscar Sierra24154513100.289.31114
29Claude Siple276824859920.238.29072
30William Smith*2328201000.050.0501Stats for 2 teams
31Dale Steen20416011210.183.25015
32Donald Thomas213811328120.248.29233
33Robert Tripp243311225721.223.34839
34Gale Wade*21218317212.205.32527
35Allen Winters*215316436120.220.25041
36Kenneth Worley195318139430.215.27149
36 Players22.91405247455454610531774649477115624802.231.324.323.646146969
* - 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
1Robert Austin2624.3332.021258.04418132201.1036.80.33.1
2Tony Brzezowski*24511.3134.2026122.096695771031.6317.10.57.6
3Fred Copeland*2334.4294.392784.08945412321.4409.50.23.4
4Roger Craig2001.0007.116219.0221715232.36810.410.9
5Mickey Mihalik2232.6003.671149.04526203331.5928.30.66.1
6Ron Negray2034.4293.281374.07929272431.6499.60.25.2
7Donald Otten241112.4783.1636211.0177927481001.3137.50.34.3
8Stanley Polonczyk2479.4382.4923148.012157419641.2507.40.53.9
9Ed Roebuck18910.4743.2323145.012081524931.4697.40.25.8
10William Smith2364.6002.662871.07633214752.1279.60.59.5Stats for 2 teams
11Dale Steen20912.4293.8831167.01439672141151.5457.70.86.2
11 Players22.35585.393140140638
* - 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


Donald Otten360.00
Dale Steen310.00
William Smith280.00Stats for 2 teams
Fred Copeland270.00
Tony Brzezowski260.00
Stanley Polonczyk230.00
Ed Roebuck230.00
Ron Negray130.00
Robert Austin120.00
Mickey Mihalik110.00
Roger Craig60.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Robert Austin26RR6' 0.0"180Dec 19, 1923Foss, OK, US
Richard Ballestrini21R6' 1.0"1851929
Tony Brzezowski24LL6' 1.0"185May 12, 1926
Chuck Coles19LL5' 9.0"180Jun 27, 1931Fredericktown, PA, US
Fred Copeland23LL5' 7.0"150Aug 10, 1926Mountville, PA, US
Roger Craig20RR6' 4.0"185Feb 17, 1930Durham, NC, US
Eugene Depperschmidt22R6' 0.0"1851928
Fred Folkes21S5' 10.0"1471929
William Gill23R6' 1.0"1651927
Hal Grote19R6' 3.0"205Sep 25, 1930Cincinnati, OH, US
Richard Jones21R5' 10.0"1751929
Robert Kehoe22R5' 11.0"1701928
Daniel Keith24L6' 3.0"1801926
William Kerr23L6' 0.0"1801927
Lou Landini23R6' 2.0"190Mar 24, 1927IT
Johnny LeGros24R6' 0.0"175Aug 25, 1925Mobile, AL, US
Bud Metheny35LL5' 11.0"190Jun 1, 1915St. Louis, MO, US
Mickey Mihalik22RR5' 11.0"1751928
George Moeller20R6' 2.0"1801930
Ron Negray20RR6' 1.0"185Feb 26, 1930Akron, OH, US
Donald Otten24SR6' 2.0"185Feb 6, 1926Brooklyn, NY, US
William Palumbo21R5' 5.0"1501929
Kent Pflasterer21R5' 10.0"1801929
Albert Pobiak22R6' 3.0"1901928
Stanley Polonczyk24RR6' 2.0"2001926
Ed Roebuck18RR6' 2.0"185Jul 3, 1931East Millsboro, PA, US
Louis Ruchser26LL6' 2.0"185Jul 20, 1923Brooklyn, NY, US
Charles Segale25R5' 11.0"1701925
Oscar Sierra24R5' 11.0"1901926
Claude Siple27R6' 0.0"170Feb 23, 1923
William Smith23LR6' 2.0"170Dec 30, 1926Vinton, VA, US
Dale Steen20RR5' 11.0"1651930
Donald Thomas21R5' 11.0"1801929
Robert Tripp24RR6' 2.0"1901926
Gale Wade21LR6' 1.0"185Jan 20, 1929Hollister, MO, US
Allen Winters21L5' 10.0"1601929
Kenneth Worley19RR5' 10.0"1801931

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