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1952 Joplin Miners

1952 > Class C > 1952 Western Association
Overall: 87-52
Scored 773 runs, Allowed 594 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-53

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Vern Hoscheit
Represented: Joplin, MO
Ballpark: Miners Park (Joplin, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1951 / 1953

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Elmer Balzer213813927711.194.28139
2Charles Bigham*21309824701.245.34734
3Johnny Blanchard*1912343913231230.301.585257
4Jesse Burris?--2910025400.250.29029
5Raymond Clark241224511121656.248.346156
6Edwin Dickson*2312244096842.218.268118Stats for 2 teams
7Leo Evans20348017020.213.26321
8Thomas Flack193010020320.200.27027
9Willard Ford20287713210.169.22117
10Don Gilleland?233010430630.288.40442
11James Goff221264161022459.245.392163
12Norris Graves2122516200.118.1578
13Richard Hearn2097349931364.266.372130
14Vern Hoscheit307417141621.240.31654
15Ken Hunt174916848532.286.38765
16Frank Lucas203611223502.205.30434
17Jerry Lumpe*1913550814919112.293.386196
18Keith McGinnis2120528000.154.1548
19Lloyd Merritt1924486000.125.1256
20James O'Reilly*1712212000.095.0952
21Michael Santoro2013185100.278.3336
22Norm Siebern*1813746315033613.324.505234
23Jack Taylor?22125112000.235.23512
24Pete Vitale191325231523288.291.428224
25Glenton Washburn?--13261000.038.0381
25 Players20.7139549746077731207217578067780775762.262.368.386.7541778115
* - 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
1Leo Evans20158.6523.4034201.019297765811.3588.60.23.6
2Willard Ford20147.6672.1327203.018576486511.1638.20.32.3
3Norris Graves2136.3332.651378.06036231381.2566.90.14.4
4Frank Lucas20243.8892.7231238.0207977213971.2777.80.53.7
5Keith McGinnis2186.5712.7520131.09858405591.1986.70.34.1
6Lloyd Merritt19117.6113.3424143.013276535631.3648.30.34.0
7James O'Reilly*1733.5003.001260.05325203401.5508.00.46.0
8Michael Santoro*2035.3754.691348.05737255241.68810.70.94.5
9Glenton Washburn*--34.4294.621372.07244373521.7229.00.46.5
9 Players19.88752.626139139594
* - 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


Leo Evans340.00
Frank Lucas310.00
Willard Ford270.00
Lloyd Merritt240.00
Keith McGinnis200.00
Norris Graves130.00
Michael Santoro130.00
Glenton Washburn130.00
James O'Reilly120.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Elmer Balzer21R6' 3.0"1901931
Charles Bigham21LL6' 1.0"184Sep 1, 1930Dallas, TX, US
Johnny Blanchard19LR6' 1.0"193Feb 26, 1933Minneapolis, MN, US
Jesse Burris--Unknown
Raymond Clark24R5' 9.0"1501928
Edwin Dickson23L6' 0.0"1691929
Leo Evans20RR6' 3.0"1951932
Thomas Flack19R6' 0.0"1751933
Willard Ford20RR6' 3.0"1951932
Don Gilleland23Aug 7, 1928Statesville, NC, US
James Goff22R6' 4.0"2151930
Norris Graves21RR6' 1.0"1851931
Richard Hearn20R6' 3.0"1901932
Vern Hoscheit30R5' 9.0"190Apr 1, 1922Brunswick, NE, US
Ken Hunt17RR6' 1.0"205Jul 13, 1934Grand Forks, ND, US
Frank Lucas20RR6' 2.0"1901932
Jerry Lumpe19LR6' 2.0"185Jun 2, 1933Lincoln, MO, US
Keith McGinnis21RR6' 1.0"1901931
Lloyd Merritt19RR6' 0.0"189Apr 8, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
James O'Reilly17LL6' 3.0"188Jul 20, 1934St. Louis, MO, US
Michael Santoro20RL5' 11.0"1801932
Norm Siebern18LR6' 2.0"200Jul 26, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
Jack Taylor22Apr 30, 1930Metropolis, IL, US
Pete Vitale19R5' 10.0"1731933
Glenton Washburn--LUnknown

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