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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
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Elmer Balzer 21 38 139 27 7 1 1 .194 .281 39
2 Charles Bigham* 20 30 98 24 7 0 1 .245 .347 34
3 Johnny Blanchard* 19 123 439 132 31 2 30 .301 .585 257
4 Jesse Burris? -- 29 100 25 4 0 0 .250 .290 29
5 Raymond Clark 24 122 451 112 16 5 6 .248 .346 156
6 Edwin Dickson* 23 122 440 96 8 4 2 .218 .268 118 Stats for 2 teams
7 Leo Evans 20 34 80 17 0 2 0 .213 .263 21
8 Thomas Flack 19 30 100 20 3 2 0 .200 .270 27
9 Willard Ford 20 28 77 13 2 1 0 .169 .221 17
10 Don Gilleland? 23 30 104 30 6 3 0 .288 .404 42
11 James Goff 22 126 416 102 24 5 9 .245 .392 163
12 Norris Graves 21 22 51 6 2 0 0 .118 .157 8
13 Richard Hearn 20 97 349 93 13 6 4 .266 .372 130
14 Vern Hoscheit 30 74 171 41 6 2 1 .240 .316 54
15 Ken Hunt 17 49 168 48 5 3 2 .286 .387 65
16 Frank Lucas 20 36 112 23 5 0 2 .205 .304 34
17 Jerry Lumpe* 19 135 508 149 19 11 2 .293 .386 196
18 Keith McGinnis 21 20 52 8 0 0 0 .154 .154 8
19 Lloyd Merritt 19 24 48 6 0 0 0 .125 .125 6
20 James O'Reilly* 17 12 21 2 0 0 0 .095 .095 2
21 Michael Santoro 20 13 18 5 1 0 0 .278 .333 6
22 Norm Siebern* 18 137 463 150 33 6 13 .324 .505 234
23 Jack Taylor? 22 12 51 12 0 0 0 .235 .235 12
24 Pete Vitale 19 132 523 152 32 8 8 .291 .428 224
25 Glenton Washburn? -- 13 26 1 0 0 0 .038 .038 1
25 Players 20.7 139 5497 4607 773 1207 217 57 80 677 80 775 762 .262 .368 .386 .754 1778 115
* - 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
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Leo Evans 20 15 8 .652 3.40 34 201.0 192 97 76 5 81 1.358 8.6 0.2 3.6
2 Willard Ford 20 14 7 .667 2.13 27 203.0 185 76 48 6 51 1.163 8.2 0.3 2.3
3 Norris Graves 21 3 6 .333 2.65 13 78.0 60 36 23 1 38 1.256 6.9 0.1 4.4
4 Frank Lucas 20 24 3 .889 2.72 31 238.0 207 97 72 13 97 1.277 7.8 0.5 3.7
5 Keith McGinnis 21 8 6 .571 2.75 20 131.0 98 58 40 5 59 1.198 6.7 0.3 4.1
6 Lloyd Merritt 19 11 7 .611 3.34 24 143.0 132 76 53 5 63 1.364 8.3 0.3 4.0
7 James O'Reilly* 17 3 3 .500 3.00 12 60.0 53 25 20 3 40 1.550 8.0 0.4 6.0
8 Michael Santoro* 20 3 5 .375 4.69 13 48.0 57 37 25 5 24 1.688 10.7 0.9 4.5
9 Glenton Washburn* -- 3 4 .429 4.62 13 72.0 72 44 37 3 52 1.722 9.0 0.4 6.5
9 Players 19.8 87 52 .626 139 139 594
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leo Evans 34 0.00
Frank Lucas 31 0.00
Willard Ford 27 0.00
Lloyd Merritt 24 0.00
Keith McGinnis 20 0.00
Norris Graves 13 0.00
Michael Santoro 13 0.00
Glenton Washburn 13 0.00
James O'Reilly 12 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Elmer Balzer 21 R 6' 3.0" 190 1931
Charles Bigham 20 L L 6' 1.0" 184 1932
Johnny Blanchard 19 L R 6' 1.0" 193 Feb 26, 1933 Minneapolis, MN, US
Jesse Burris -- Unknown
Raymond Clark 24 R 5' 9.0" 150 1928
Edwin Dickson 23 L 6' 0.0" 169 1929
Leo Evans 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1932
Thomas Flack 19 R 6' 0.0" 175 1933
Willard Ford 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1932
Don Gilleland 23 Aug 7, 1928 Statesville, NC, US
James Goff 22 R 6' 4.0" 215 1930
Norris Graves 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1931
Richard Hearn 20 R 6' 3.0" 190 1932
Vern Hoscheit 30 R 5' 9.0" 190 Apr 1, 1922 Brunswick, NE, US
Ken Hunt 17 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jul 13, 1934 Grand Forks, ND, US
Frank Lucas 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1932
Jerry Lumpe 19 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 2, 1933 Lincoln, MO, US
Keith McGinnis 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
Lloyd Merritt 19 R R 6' 0.0" 189 Apr 8, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
James O'Reilly 17 L L 6' 3.0" 188 Jul 20, 1934 St. Louis, MO, US
Michael Santoro 20 R L 5' 11.0" 180 1932
Norm Siebern 18 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 26, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Jack Taylor 22 Apr 30, 1930 Metropolis, IL, US
Pete Vitale 19 R 5' 10.0" 173 1933
Glenton Washburn -- L Unknown

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