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1950 Springfield Cubs

1950 > Class C > 1950 Western Association
Overall: 74-61
Scored 769 runs, Allowed 631 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-55

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Robert Peterson
Represented: Springfield, IL
Ballpark: Memorial Park (Springfield, MO)
Attendance: n/a

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1James Batchelor257620649601.238.28258
2Joseph Benes22318512101.141.18816
3Harry Chiti175016151544.317.47276
4Bob Dant266020273922.361.45592
5Byron Elser2054187511031.273.37470
6Don Elston21348023110.288.32526
7Paul Flores20108380972037.255.379144Stats for 2 teams
8John Freund*20110376952062.253.354133
9Pete Gasper211375351522738.284.391209
10John Graney22246111110.180.23014
11James Grimes*241275441393187.256.381207
12Dick Kluck22274512211.267.42219
13Peter Koblosh22101363911544.251.347126
14Robert Peterson*2919276100.222.2597
15Don Robertson*19134500140311014.280.466233
16Paul Rutledge221194249917311.233.366155
17Bob Speake*19137562145221112.258.400225
18Eugene Tarabilda2117424100.095.1195
19Donald Vike21317814200.179.20516
20Stanley Willard21135211101.212.28815
21Rudolph Wojnarowski2210192000.105.1052
21 Players21.2137537946727691207209577265752651851.258.349.374.723174656
* - 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
1Joseph Benes221213.4803.9831224.02381339914821.4299.60.63.3
2Don Elston211412.5383.3034218.01771048011921.2347.30.53.8
3John Graney*22109.5263.1224170.016471597731.3948.70.43.9
4Dick Kluck2294.6922.5625109.09245315461.2667.60.43.8
5Robert Peterson?2943.5713.241450.04321181181.2207.70.23.2
6Eugene Tarabilda2184.6672.3617103.09148273451.3208.00.33.9
7Donald Vike211310.5653.2531205.01691077481431.5227.40.46.3
8Rudolph Wojnarowski2233.5004.671052.04533272381.5967.80.36.6
8 Players22.17461.548137137631
* - 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


Don Elston340.00
Joseph Benes310.00
Donald Vike310.00
Dick Kluck250.00
John Graney240.00
Eugene Tarabilda170.00
Robert Peterson140.00
Rudolph Wojnarowski100.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
James Batchelor25R6' 0.0"170Sep 22, 1924Nashville, TN, US
Joseph Benes22RR6' 0.0"1701928
Harry Chiti17RR6' 2.0"221Nov 16, 1932Kincaid, IL, US
Bob Dant26RR5' 11.0"165Jul 10, 1923Madison, IL, US
Byron Elser20RR5' 9.0"1701930
Don Elston21RR6' 0.0"165Apr 6, 1929Campbellstown, OH, US
Jim Fanning22RR5' 11.0"180Sep 14, 1927Chicago, IL, US
Paul Flores20R5' 8.0"1651930
John Freund20L6' 1.0"1701930
Pete Gasper21RR5' 11.0"175Jun 7, 1929Jessup, PA, US
John Graney22RL6' 1.0"1851928
James Grimes24L6' 0.0"180Nov 25, 1925Chicago, IL, US
Buddy Jones22RR5' 9.0"155May 9, 1928Earlimart, CA, US
Dick Kluck22RR6' 2.0"200Aug 15, 1927
Peter Koblosh22R6' 1.0"160Nov 4, 1927
Robert Peterson29L6' 0.0"1701921
Don Robertson19LL5' 10.0"180Oct 15, 1930Harvey, IL, US
Paul Rutledge22R6' 0.0"1701928
Bob Speake19LL6' 1.0"178Aug 22, 1930Springfield, MO, US
Eugene Tarabilda21RR6' 1.0"1851929
Donald Vike21RR6' 2.0"2071929
Stanley Willard21R5' 7.0"1581929
Rudolph Wojnarowski22RR6' 3.0"2051928

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