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1945 Jersey City Giants

1945 > Class AA > 1945 International League
Overall: 71-82

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Russ Wein and Gabby Hartnett
Represented: Jersey City, NJ
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1944 / 1946

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Sam Astorino273502000000.400.40020
2George Bennington26125498451701371952661863728.304.360.381.7421721237
3Ken Brondell2318393255010100412.
4Pete Christy2271734000301.235.23542
5Billy Clausen20872762593055111031111413.
6Bill Daues171438353500120025.
7Steve Filipowicz24371411311639831190096.298.343.427.77056501
8Rex Gardecki283597844194101130911.226.309.298.60625113
9Al Gardella*274913101300.333.77871
10Billy Gardner174918417216474212032716.273.306.337.64358314
11Jim Goodwin*182028250300000029.
12Andy Hansen205502000200.400.40020
13Norman Jaeger*2372926000300.207.20760
14Edward Kobesky294013311572440210021614.209.305.296.60134102
15Les Layton23542302044664103528412016.314.378.466.84395515
16Whitey Lockman*184816712631409542880386.317.479.5631.04271212
17Sal Maglie2814353241001160011.313.353.469.82215111
18Dale Matthewson221515110500020022.455.571.4551.0265011
19Jack McWeeney2033998910182241710521.202.253.404.65736114Stats for 2 teams
20Charlie Mead*2411642134653771221655416744.223.349.408.756141308
21Frank Mediamolle*24208475171930080076.253.325.293.61922111
22Mike Mellis20327263411100300419.
23Steve Mizerak31692452132553140423012825.249.336.371.70779704Stats for 2 teams
24Don Mueller*188822000100.250.25020
25Roy Nichols241123883344585134241234427.254.343.335.678112619Stats for 2 teams
26John Piccirillo?303035321920131025.281.324.438.76114101
27Joseph Pieson?--92935011600.172.345101
28Lou Polli432543337700031095.212.381.212.5937201
29Charlie Ray*2576283243386044328543625.247.346.333.68081213
30Frank Rosso243880666121008001215.182.308.197.50513102
31Mike Schemer*2710645340368130209546413710.323.380.454.83418313013
32Richard Shoff3010641138543100174973212225.260.301.395.6961521713
33John Stilwell2131010000001.0001.00010
34John Toncoff3362195175153421116201624.
35George Torres2674316274446682421233615.241.333.328.66290424
36Russ Wein#2812146839758102101023965924.257.354.287.6421143111
37Adrian Zabala*28328070111921060079.271.338.329.66623003
37 Players25.5153552148536711246175516559268547432.257.334.354.688171811119102
* - 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
1Woody Abernathy*30000.0012.000000.0000.00.00.0
2Sam Astorino2701.000314.010811.2866.
3Ken Brondell2375.5834.59181572100.0117665132272011.49010.
4Jim Goodwin*1846.4004.612093182.094554232170011.53710.
5Andy Hansen2013.2507.31516.02517131162.25014.
6Ray Harrell3343.571752.06316121.51910.
7Melvin Heiman2301.000312.015481.58311.
8Frank Holcomb?--0021.04418.00036.
9Sal Maglie2837.3004.091497088.091464033411001.4099.
10Dale Matthewson2211.5006.981340040.055333137161222.30012.
11Mike Mellis201511.5773.863226142198.01991058576384011.3899.
12Jack Phillips2603.000931.03125121.8069.
13John Piccirillo?3018.1114.962764098.098655471343061.7249.
14Lou Polli4378.4674.72251362101.0116635350373061.64410.
15Frank Rosso241315.4644.103828152202.021112292126632081.6689.
16Jack Shope?2100512.071461.7505.
17John Stilwell210036.08301.83312.
18Raymond Tellier?--13.250829.03033112.1729.310.23.40.33
19Adrian Zabala*28147.6673.212821151171.0153866175773051.3338.
19 Players26.17182.464153153
* - 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


Billy Clausen8228340158.9563.948431627%
John Toncoff6120341127.9534.005412336%
Jack McWeeney2910527103.9304.558321227%Stats for 2 teams
Bill Daues1341721.9603.69415629%


Mike Schemer10693981879.9929.62
Frank Mediamolle201577107.9438.20
Al Gardella120001.0002.00


Richard Shoff932442662848.9485.48
Steve Mizerak4897125925.9614.63Stats for 2 teams
George Torres14313858.9324.93
Charlie Mead10362145.9345.70


Roy Nichols6859105810.9532.41Stats for 2 teams
George Torres5974108165.9193.08
Billy Gardner35387373.9413.17
Richard Shoff11182041.9053.45


Russ Wein1142193173059.9474.70
Roy Nichols40781141718.9194.80Stats for 2 teams


George Bennington1232741493.9702.34
Charlie Mead91183931.9852.11
Charlie Ray671311261.9602.13
Les Layton54107853.9582.13
Whitey Lockman4259823.9711.60
Steve Filipowicz3063330.9572.20
Rex Gardecki25493011.0002.08
Edward Kobesky2442231.9361.83
Billy Gardner1317210.9501.46
Al Gardella130001.0003.00


Frank Rosso3854132.9391.21
Mike Mellis32113022.9531.28
Adrian Zabala2863432.9301.43
John Piccirillo2731924.9170.81
Lou Polli2551312.9470.72
Jim Goodwin2051413.9500.95
Ken Brondell1832510.9661.56
Sal Maglie1471810.9621.79
Dale Matthewson1316011.0000.54
Jack Phillips90.00
Raymond Tellier80.00
Ray Harrell70.00
Andy Hansen50.00
Jack Shope50.00
Sam Astorino30.00
Melvin Heiman30.00
John Stilwell30.00
Frank Holcomb20.00
Woody Abernathy10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Woody Abernathy30LL6' 0.0"170Feb 1, 1915Forest City, NC, US
Sam Astorino27RR6' 3.0"1851918
George Bennington26R6' 1.0"180Feb 1, 1919
Ken Brondell23RR6' 1.0"195Oct 17, 1921Bradshaw, NE, US
Pete Christy22RR6' 1.0"2001923
Billy Clausen20R6' 0.0"170Nov 10, 1924Mobile, AL, US
Bill Daues17R6' 1.0"190Jul 20, 1927Ste. Genevieve, MO, US
Steve Filipowicz24RR5' 8.0"195Jun 28, 1921Donora, PA, US
Rex Gardecki28RR6' 1.0"184May 8, 1917
Al Gardella27LL5' 10.0"172Jan 11, 1918New York, NY, US
Billy Gardner17RR6' 0.0"170Jul 19, 1927Waterford, CT, US
Jim Goodwin18LL6' 1.0"170Aug 15, 1926St. Louis, MO, US
Andy Hansen20RR6' 3.0"185Nov 12, 1924Lake Worth, FL, US
Ray Harrell33RR6' 1.0"185Feb 16, 1912Petrolia, TX, US
Melvin Heiman23R6' 0.0"1831922New York City, NY, US
Frank Holcomb--Unknown
Norman Jaeger23L5' 11.0"1851922Bellmore, NY, US
Edward Kobesky29RR5' 10.0"195Apr 17, 1916Scranton, PA, US
Les Layton23RR6' 0.0"165Nov 18, 1921Nardin, OK, US
Whitey Lockman18LR6' 1.0"175Jul 25, 1926Lowell, NC, US
Sal Maglie28RR6' 2.0"180Apr 26, 1917Niagara Falls, NY, US
Dale Matthewson22RR5' 11.0"145May 15, 1923Catasauqua, PA, US
Jack McWeeney20R6' 3.0"2101925New Haven, CT, US
Charlie Mead24LR6' 1.0"185Apr 9, 1921Vermilion, AB, CA
Frank Mediamolle24L6' 1.0"178Feb 13, 1921
Mike Mellis20RR6' 0.0"185Feb 17, 1925Perth Amboy, NJ, US
Steve Mizerak31R5' 11.0"170Jun 27, 1914
Don Mueller18LR6' 0.0"185Apr 14, 1927St. Louis, MO, US
Roy Nichols24RR5' 11.0"155Mar 3, 1921Little Rock, AR, US
Jack Phillips26RR6' 1.0"185May 24, 1919St. Louis, MO, US
John Piccirillo30Jul 27, 1914Newark, NJ, US
Joseph Pieson--Unknown
Lou Polli43RR5' 10.0"165Jul 9, 1901Baveno, IT
Charlie Ray25L6' 2.0"200Feb 23, 1920Jemison, AL, US
Frank Rosso24RR5' 11.0"180Mar 1, 1921Agawam, MA, US
Mike Schemer27LL6' 0.0"180Nov 20, 1917Baltimore, MD, US
Richard Shoff30R5' 10.0"1701915
Jack Shope21Sep 10, 1923
John Stilwell21RR6' 0.0"190Jul 1, 1923Mill Valley, CA, US
Raymond Tellier--Unknown
John Toncoff33RR5' 10.0"160May 12, 1912Madison, IL, US
George Torres26R5' 9.0"1701919
Russ Wein28S5' 10.0"1601917
Adrian Zabala28LL5' 11.0"165Aug 26, 1916San Antonio de los Banos, CU

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