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1949 Birmingham Barons

1949 > Class AA > 1949 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Pinky Higgins
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1948 / 1950

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 Dick Adkins 29 50 123 33 8 0 0 .268 .333 41
2 James Atkins* 28 30 62 10 1 1 0 .161 .210 13 Stats for 2 teams
3 Ralph Atkins* 24 152 550 159 22 5 26 .289 .489 269
4 Hal Bamberger* 24 102 354 96 19 6 11 .271 .452 160
5 Augie Bergamo* 32 113 340 98 27 0 4 .288 .403 137 Stats for 2 teams
6 Robert Brake 20 23 55 14 1 0 0 .255 .273 15
7 Earl Caldwell 44 41 25 7 2 0 1 .280 .480 12
8 Maurice Craft 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Jim Davis# 24 29 57 17 1 0 0 .298 .316 18
10 Hersh Freeman 20 4 5 2 0 0 0 .400 .400 2
11 Stanley Gravino? -- 19 68 16 1 2 2 .235 .397 27
12 Fred Hatfield* 24 154 597 156 21 13 25 .261 .466 278
13 Norman Koney 26 141 581 194 24 9 3 .334 .422 245
14 Red Lavigne 25 66 238 77 13 0 8 .324 .479 114
15 Ed Lyons 26 152 546 148 24 10 3 .271 .368 201
16 Red Mathis 27 120 397 113 17 2 4 .285 .368 146 Stats for 2 teams
17 Jim McDonald 22 32 82 11 2 0 0 .134 .159 13
18 Pete Modica 25 26 62 10 0 0 0 .161 .161 10 Stats for 2 teams
19 Robert Nelson* 21 66 195 51 7 3 2 .262 .359 70
20 Willard Nixon* 21 33 84 29 5 0 0 .345 .405 34
21 Karl Olson 18 77 285 70 12 2 6 .246 .365 104
22 Bill Pavlick 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
23 Johnny Podgajny 29 22 23 3 1 0 0 .130 .174 4
24 Joe Stephenson 28 45 139 33 4 0 1 .237 .288 40
25 George Strickland 23 128 417 109 18 5 5 .261 .365 152
26 Jim Suchecki 21 25 46 2 0 0 0 .043 .043 2
27 Tommy Tatum 29 67 244 69 16 1 2 .283 .381 93
27 Players 25.2
* - 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 James Atkins 28 13 10 .565 4.10 29 178.0 171 96 81 82 1.421 8.6 4.1 Stats for 2 teams
2 Robert Brake 20 10 4 .714 4.35 23 149.0 145 82 72 57 1.356 8.8 3.4
3 Earl Caldwell 44 8 5 .615 2.59 41 87.0 88 41 25 30 1.356 9.1 3.1
4 Jim Davis* 24 11 7 .611 4.03 27 154.0 176 88 69 58 1.519 10.3 3.4
5 Hersh Freeman 20 0 2 .000 9.00 4 13.0 21 16 13 7 2.154 14.5 4.8
6 Ralph Holmes 20 1 2 .333 3 16.0 16 11 1.688 9.0 6.2
7 Jim McDonald 22 16 9 .640 3.15 31 223.0 211 94 78 98 1.386 8.5 4.0
8 Pete Modica 25 10 11 .476 4.11 26 173.0 151 93 79 107 1.491 7.9 5.6 Stats for 2 teams
9 Willard Nixon 21 14 7 .667 3.41 22 177.0 141 79 67 99 1.356 7.2 5.0
10 Johnny Podgajny 29 6 2 .750 4.68 22 77.0 94 51 40 32 1.636 11.0 3.7
11 Sid Schacht 31 1 0 1.000 2.33 8 27.0 19 10 7 13 1.185 6.3 4.3
12 Jim Suchecki 21 10 11 .476 2.77 25 172.0 159 63 53 63 1.291 8.3 3.3
13 Bill Tanner 24 0 3 .000 7 28.0 27 9 1.286 8.7 2.9
13 Players 27.0
* - 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
Earl Caldwell 41 0.00
Jim McDonald 31 0.00
James Atkins 29 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Davis 27 0.00
Pete Modica 26 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Suchecki 25 0.00
Robert Brake 23 0.00
Willard Nixon 22 0.00
Johnny Podgajny 22 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dick Adkins 29 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 3, 1920 Electra, TX, US
James Atkins 28 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 10, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Ralph Atkins 24 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 30, 1925 Los Angeles, CA, US
Hal Bamberger 24 L R 6' 0.0" 173 Oct 29, 1924 Lebanon, PA, US
Augie Bergamo 32 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 14, 1917 Detroit, MI, US
Robert Brake 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1929
Earl Caldwell 44 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Apr 9, 1905 Sparks, TX, US
Maurice Craft 29 R 6' 1.0" 170 1920
Jim Davis 24 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 15, 1924 Red Bluff, CA, US
Hersh Freeman 20 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jul 1, 1928 Gadsden, AL, US
Stanley Gravino -- Unknown
Fred Hatfield 24 L R 6' 1.0" 171 Mar 18, 1925 Lanett, AL, US
Ralph Holmes 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1929
Norman Koney 26 R 5' 10.0" 165 May 13, 1923 Buffalo, NY, US
Red Lavigne 25 R 5' 9.0" 195 Sep 2, 1923 New Orleans, LA, US
Ed Lyons 26 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 12, 1923 Winston-Salem, NC, US
Red Mathis 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 13, 1922 Adairsville, GA, US
Jim McDonald 22 R R 5' 10.0" 185 May 17, 1927 Grants Pass, OR, US
Pete Modica 25 R R 6' 0.0" 145 Jan 25, 1924 New Orleans, LA, US
Robert Nelson 21 L 5' 9.0" 168 Apr 20, 1928
Willard Nixon 21 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 17, 1928 Taylorsville, GA, US
Karl Olson 18 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 6, 1930 Ross, CA, US
Bill Pavlick 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1928
Johnny Podgajny 29 R R 6' 2.0" 173 Jun 10, 1920 Chester, PA, US
Sid Schacht 31 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 3, 1918 Bogota, NJ, US
Joe Stephenson 28 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 30, 1921 Detroit, MI, US
George Strickland 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 10, 1926 New Orleans, LA, US
Jim Suchecki 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 25, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Tanner 24 R R 6' 4.0" 212 1925
Tommy Tatum 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 16, 1919 Decatur, TX, US

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