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1947 Sacramento Solons

1947 > Class AAA > 1947 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 83-103
Scored 857 runs, Allowed 989 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-105

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Dick Bartell
Represented: Sacramento, CA
Ballpark: Edmonds Field (Sacramento, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Gene Babbitt3141000000.000.0000
2Bud Beasley*36221813352101043.385.556.6921.248910Stats for 2 teams
3Jake Caulfield29481491381433700161512.
4Rex Cecil*303880704120006048. for 2 teams
5Bill Clemensen28171212251002002.417.417.500.917600
6Charles Cronin33123000000.000.0000
7Frank Dasso2943715871020240725.172.262.310.5721806Stats for 2 teams
8John Day2382000000.000.0000
9Ed Fernandes#295515412317357021632912.285.425.390.8154811Stats for 2 teams
10Ed Fitz Gerald2314446041162149229549264552.363.429.496.92620431
11Guy Fletcher36431078661220050926. for 2 teams
12Tony Freitas3941816371220071724.
13Joe Gonzales322144000000001.
14Ray Harrell35144000000.000.0000Stats for 2 teams
15Clyde Haskell19871000000.000.0000
16Ken Holcombe283441372401020212.
17Sig Jakucki3731636031320020019. for 2 teams
18Alex Kampouris3413242936860106202104955365.288.385.435.82016053
19Garth Mann31457268131330070118. for 2 teams
20Joe Marty33168642568861863791310086347.327.401.493.89428074
21Lou McCollum3095200000.400.4002
22George McDonald*2910265510010.192.2316Stats for 2 teams
23Steve Mesner291767346368416230527108241.255.341.327.668208115
24Dee Moore335715513312403001311716.301.384.323.7074314
25Frank Nelson2866100130.167.6674
26Tommy Nelson3056238216355912022521428.273.326.356.6837735
27Hugh Orphan293554511400050032. for 2 teams
28Nick Pesut*26347975414311100411.
29Bill Ramsey2716569865088177375858263258.272.311.382.693248511Stats for 2 teams
30Charlie Ripple*264166613830140023. for 2 teams
31Johnny Rizzo3411340935363105182197435235.297.392.521.91318431
32Johnny Rucker*30150567540801491319752252449.276.308.409.71722112Stats for 2 teams
33Rip Russell3265256237317812183321618.329.379.489.86811630
34Mike Schemer*29541761581947510151135.297.355.342.6965414
35Al Smith*39143170150.226.77424
36Ron Smith*334144423510030015. for 2 teams
37Bruno Somenzi293633321400020013.
38Averett Thompson*3215551147461134294571113138.283.327.392.71918606
39Joe Vivalda2351000000.000.0000
40Jim Warner239720318039385142672040.211.294.317.6105712
41Mel Wasley*302649483133104211.271.286.375.6611800
42Leo Wells2916970365281181283258122749.278.310.339.649221420
43Gabby Williams*2413332920170.273.42414
44John Zipay*31120347320438914123922422.278.330.347.67711112
44 Players30.01866972623085717382995487780116571704.279.343.386.729240636135
* - 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
1Gene Babbitt31201.0000.00410014.080530.9295.
2Bob Barthelson2201.00050004.07202.25015.
3Bud Beasley*3632.6004.952241160.078433329140001.78311. for 2 teams
4Rex Cecil301311.5423.913825143205.02009789791021141.3618. for 2 teams
5Bill Clemensen2814.2001671041.05633222.17112.
6Charles Cronin3312.3331200020.0261552.05011.
7Frank Dasso29918.3334.69432981194.02251101011081173081.71610. for 2 teams
8John Day?2300600013.010101181.6156.
9Guy Fletcher361813.5813.614338171284.0279118114871211041.2898. for 2 teams
10Tony Freitas*391317.4333.854129122215.024210392461042021.34010.
11Joe Gonzales3211.5002100034.03912161.50010.
12Ray Harrell3524.3335.351451037.0442217171.64910. for 2 teams
13Ken Holcombe2889.4713.84341271122.0111735264561151.4348.
14Sig Jakucki371112.4783.58312191166.0187826660861031.48810. for 2 teams
15Garth Mann311110.5245.103229101189.023513210764836051.58211. for 2 teams
16Lou McCollum3000900022.02811131.77311.
17Frank Nelson2812.333600017.021101061.82411.
18Hugh Orphan29810.4444.71352252151.01688779867212141.68210. for 2 teams
19Charlie Ripple*26814.3645.12412470190.0207117108969631101.5959. for 2 teams
20Al Smith*3925.2865.7713124078.096525016250011.43611.
21Ron Smith3397.5635.38411020144.0173968637673031.45810. for 2 teams
22Bruno Somenzi2945.4444.59311030100.0108595143324141.5109.
23Joe Vivalda230050009.023232.77823.
23 Players31.983103.446186186989
* - 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


Ed Fitz Gerald13047980208.9654.3012
Dee Moore251051934.9764.960
Nick Pesut2581940.9573.604


John Zipay79636591370.9828.80
Rip Russell5542226645.9878.15
Mike Schemer4032937737.9819.15
Dee Moore151229111.9928.73


Alex Kampouris1212913292090.9695.12
Leo Wells451241331230.9555.71
Tommy Nelson369198525.9745.25


Steve Mesner1751723283544.9352.86


Leo Wells1272634063680.9495.27
Jake Caulfield47741351224.9464.45
Tommy Nelson204559222.9815.20


Bill Ramsey1604121284.9812.65Stats for 2 teams
Joe Marty15427211101.9661.84
Johnny Rucker13633614126.9672.57Stats for 2 teams
Averett Thompson1262181082.9661.81
Johnny Rizzo1031618112.9391.64
Jim Warner63140951.9682.37


Frank Dasso43132724.9520.93Stats for 2 teams
Guy Fletcher43165632.9601.67Stats for 2 teams
Tony Freitas41133512.9801.17
Charlie Ripple4152914.9710.83Stats for 2 teams
Ron Smith4132220.9260.61Stats for 2 teams
Rex Cecil38123650.9061.26Stats for 2 teams
Hugh Orphan35103041.9091.14Stats for 2 teams
Ken Holcombe3492912.9741.12
Garth Mann32153044.9181.41Stats for 2 teams
Sig Jakucki31739041.0001.48Stats for 2 teams
Bruno Somenzi3172422.9391.00
Bud Beasley22215001.0000.77Stats for 2 teams
Joe Gonzales2126001.0000.38
Bill Clemensen1638001.0000.69
Ray Harrell142710.9000.64Stats for 2 teams
Al Smith1341221.8891.23
Charles Cronin1204001.0000.33
Lou McCollum90.00
John Day60.00
Frank Nelson60.00
Bob Barthelson50.00
Joe Vivalda50.00
Gene Babbitt40.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Gene Babbitt31RR6' 2.0"180Nov 11, 1915Central City, IA, US
Bob Barthelson22RR6' 0.0"185Jul 15, 1924New Haven, CT, US
Bud Beasley36LL5' 8.0"170Dec 8, 1910Melrose, NM, US
Jake Caulfield29RR5' 11.0"170Nov 23, 1917Los Angeles, CA, US
Rex Cecil30LR6' 3.0"195Oct 8, 1916Lindsay, OK, US
Bill Clemensen28RR6' 1.0"193Jun 20, 1919New Brunswick, NJ, US
Charles Cronin33RR5' 11.0"160Jun 27, 1914Steubenville, OH, US
Frank Dasso29RR5' 11.0"185Aug 31, 1917Chicago, IL, US
John Day23R6' 0.0"1901924
Ed Fernandes29SR5' 9.0"185Mar 11, 1918Oakland, CA, US
Ed Fitz Gerald23RR6' 0.0"170May 21, 1924Santa Ynez, CA, US
Guy Fletcher36RR6' 0.0"190Aug 23, 1910East Bend, NC, US
Tony Freitas39RL5' 8.0"161May 5, 1908Mill Valley, CA, US
Joe Gonzales32RR5' 9.0"175Mar 19, 1915San Francisco, CA, US
Ray Harrell35RR6' 1.0"185Feb 16, 1912Petrolia, TX, US
Clyde Haskell19R6' 1.0"171Jun 28, 1928Los Angeles, CA, US
Ken Holcombe28RR5' 11.0"169Aug 23, 1918Burnsville, NC, US
Sig Jakucki37RR6' 2.0"198Aug 20, 1909Camden, NJ, US
Alex Kampouris34RR5' 8.0"155Nov 13, 1912Sacramento, CA, US
Garth Mann31RR6' 0.0"155Nov 16, 1915Brandon, TX, US
Joe Marty33RR6' 0.0"182Sep 1, 1913Sacramento, CA, US
Lou McCollum30RR6' 4.0"190Oct 28, 1916Woodland, Wa, US
George McDonald29LL6' 0.0"195Apr 12, 1918Seattle, WA, US
Steve Mesner29RR5' 9.0"178Jan 13, 1918Los Angeles, CA, US
Dee Moore33RR5' 11.0"190Apr 6, 1914Hedley, TX, US
Frank Nelson28RR5' 10.0"175Jul 30, 1918San Pablo, CA, US
Tommy Nelson30RR5' 11.0"180May 1, 1917Chicago, IL, US
Hugh Orphan29RR6' 1.0"190Jun 9, 1918Flint, MI, US
Nick Pesut26L6' 0.0"215Dec 31, 1920DeKalb, IL, US
Bill Ramsey27RR6' 0.0"175Feb 20, 1920Osceola, AR, US
Charlie Ripple26LL6' 2.0"210Dec 1, 1920Bolton, NC, US
Johnny Rizzo34RR6' 0.0"190Jul 30, 1912Houston, TX, US
Johnny Rucker30LR6' 2.0"175Jan 15, 1917Crabapple, GA, US
Rip Russell32RR6' 1.0"180Jan 26, 1915Los Angeles, CA, US
Mike Schemer29LL6' 0.0"180Nov 20, 1917Baltimore, MD, US
Al Smith39LL5' 11.0"180Oct 12, 1907Belleville, IL, US
Ron Smith33LR6' 0.0"185Jun 16, 1914Etna, WA, US
Bruno Somenzi29RR6' 0.0"170Sep 17, 1917Highwood, IL, US
Averett Thompson32LR5' 11.0"175Jan 14, 1915Clarksville, TN, US
Joe Vivalda23RR6' 2.0"165Jun 13, 1924Burr, KY, US
Jim Warner23RR6' 0.0"200Sep 23, 1923San Diego, CA, US
Mel Wasley30L5' 7.0"160Apr 19, 1917Grass Valley, CA, US
Leo Wells29RR5' 9.0"170Jul 18, 1917Kansas City, KS, US
Gabby Williams24L6' 0.0"210Apr 5, 1923Bonners Ferry, ID, US
John Zipay31LL6' 1.0"195Aug 3, 1915

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