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1949 Kansas City Blues

1949 > Class AAA > 1949 American Association
Overall: 71-80
Scored 735 runs, Allowed 763 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-78

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Bill Skiff
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
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 Henry Anderson 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Arthur Bohman* 24 10 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0
3 Lew Burdette 22 40 41 32 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 10 .063 .167 .063 .229 2 0 0 5
4 Joe Collins* 26 146 621 530 104 169 25 18 20 83 6 82 82 .319 .410 .547 .957 290 7 0 9
5 Jim Delsing* 23 151 643 545 89 173 24 5 7 77 11 91 64 .317 .418 .418 .836 228 10 3 4
6 Lee Dodson# 25 9 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Bill Drescher* 28 101 287 232 27 64 14 2 2 47 1 49 22 .276 .404 .379 .784 88 3 1 5
8 Jim Dyck 27 53 195 174 24 50 8 2 3 26 3 18 25 .287 .354 .408 .762 71 6 0 3
9 Eddie Ehlers 26 9 30 5 .167
10 Bill Elbert# 25 29 59 55 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 16 .109 .125 .145 .270 8 3 0 3
11 Hank Foiles 20 5 3 1 .333
12 Ford Garrison 33 54 170 155 20 37 6 0 2 19 1 13 19 .239 .302 .316 .618 49 3 1 1
13 Ernest Groth 27 28 60 56 1 10 0 0 0 5 0 1 12 .179 .193 .179 .372 10 1 0 3
14 Earl Harrist 30 9 6 2 .333
15 Frank Hiller 28 27 72 61 3 12 6 0 0 9 0 6 11 .197 .269 .295 .564 18 1 0 5
16 Paul Hinrichs 23 28 39 30 4 6 2 0 0 3 0 4 9 .200 .314 .267 .581 8 1 1 4
17 Billy Holm 36 7 5 1 .200
18 Wally Hood 23 11 27 20 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 .200 .333 .200 .533 4 0 0 3
19 Ralph Houk 29 95 357 313 47 86 18 1 0 36 3 40 8 .275 .361 .339 .699 106 18 2 2
20 Bob Keegan 28 37 75 58 8 18 2 0 1 6 1 13 11 .310 .452 .397 .849 23 1 2 2
21 Johnny Lucadello# 30 111 415 350 55 100 16 4 2 42 3 58 30 .286 .387 .371 .759 130 7 0 7
22 Dave Madison 28 33 72 61 5 13 1 0 0 5 0 5 9 .213 .273 .230 .502 14 2 0 6
23 Mal Mallette* 27 10 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
24 Vic Mastro 24 9 12 2 .167
25 Joe Muffoletto 28 124 484 435 68 116 24 9 4 62 6 44 35 .267 .337 .391 .728 170 11 2 3
26 Delmer Owens 25 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Pat Seerey 26 18 61 52 4 10 5 0 0 10 2 9 16 .192 .311 .288 .600 15 0 0 0
28 Ted Sepkowski* 25 80 292 272 28 66 10 1 10 48 1 17 34 .243 .290 .397 .687 108 10 1 2
29 Jerry Snyder 19 3 3 2 .667
30 Alfred Stringer 27 3 9 4 .444
31 Emil Tellinger 20 4 11 5 .455
32 Kite Thomas 26 6 25 7 .280
33 James Tote 25 7 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
34 Gene Valla 23 57 199 181 27 49 3 1 0 12 3 16 9 .271 .333 .298 .632 54 5 1 1
35 George Vandrashek? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Jack Wallaesa# 29 117 480 414 75 128 19 3 18 71 4 63 68 .309 .402 .500 .902 207 10 1 2
37 Lefty Wilkie* 34 23 11 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 0 1
38 Archie Wilson 25 122 485 451 64 129 13 10 6 47 16 21 56 .286 .322 .399 .721 180 13 3 10
39 Mickey Witek 33 41 172 157 19 44 8 1 1 14 2 15 9 .280 .343 .363 .706 57 10 0 0
40 Hank Workman* 23 70 293 249 44 62 9 4 12 30 3 30 36 .249 .335 .462 .796 115 4 2 12
40 Players 26.7 153 5750 5018 735 1386 216 64 89 660 66 617 633 .276 .358 .398 .756 1997 127 23 92
* - 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 Henry Anderson 23 0 0 1 4.0
2 Jim Arnold 24 0 0 5 7.0
3 Arthur Bohman* 24 1 0 1.000 9.00 10 24.0 31 24 24 20 4 0 0 1 2.125 11.6 7.5 1.5 0.20
4 Lew Burdette 22 6 7 .462 5.26 36 2 0 118.0 147 76 69 47 51 5 0 2 1.644 11.2 3.6 3.9 1.09
5 Lee Dodson 25 0 2 .000 6.00 9 0 18.0 18 13 12 27 12 2 0 2 2.500 9.0 13.5 6.0 0.44
6 Bill Elbert 25 9 8 .529 3.85 22 14 1 145.0 141 67 62 62 47 0 0 4 1.400 8.8 3.8 2.9 0.76
7 Ernest Groth 27 12 9 .571 4.28 28 14 0 162.0 163 92 77 63 72 1 0 4 1.395 9.1 3.5 4.0 1.14
8 Earl Harrist 30 1 2 .333 6.95 9 22.0 31 17 17 9 16 0 0 0 1.818 12.7 3.7 6.5 1.78
9 Frank Hiller 28 11 8 .579 3.57 23 14 1 169.0 180 82 67 44 101 4 1 3 1.325 9.6 2.3 5.4 2.30
10 Paul Hinrichs 23 3 10 .231 4.79 26 5 1 107.0 117 72 57 73 47 1 0 1 1.776 9.8 6.1 4.0 0.64
11 Wally Hood 23 3 2 .600 3.27 11 3 1 66.0 69 29 24 37 38 3 0 0 1.606 9.4 5.0 5.2 1.03
12 Bob Keegan 28 9 15 .375 4.81 32 7 0 172.0 180 106 92 88 92 3 2 1 1.558 9.4 4.6 4.8 1.05
13 Dave Madison 28 11 10 .524 4.02 33 13 2 186.0 202 94 83 82 94 3 0 2 1.527 9.8 4.0 4.5 1.15
14 Mal Mallette* 27 2 1 .667 7.88 10 16.0 17 14 14 19 7 0 0 0 2.250 9.6 10.7 3.9 0.37
15 Carmine Melignano 23 0 0 2 1.2
16 Delmer Owens 25 0 0 1 5.0
17 James Tote 25 0 3 .000 9.41 7 22.0 25 24 23 26 6 1 1 0 2.318 10.2 10.6 2.5 0.23
18 George Vandrashek? -- 0 0 1 2.0
19 Lefty Wilkie* 34 3 3 .500 4.30 23 44.0 52 27 21 20 17 0 0 1 1.636 10.6 4.1 3.5 0.85
19 Players 26.4 71 80 .470 153 153 763
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ralph Houk 88 398 48 7 9 .985 5.07 7
Bill Drescher 68 280 29 3 5 .990 4.54 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Collins 146 1202 95 11 123 .992 8.88

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Muffoletto 75 164 202 14 50 .963 4.88
Johnny Lucadello 29 78 74 5 17 .968 5.24
Gene Valla 27 61 61 6 7 .953 4.52
Ted Sepkowski 18 35 37 3 12 .960 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Muffoletto 47 56 78 11 3 .924 2.85
Mickey Witek 32 27 49 8 2 .905 2.38
Johnny Lucadello 27 17 58 3 3 .962 2.78
Gene Valla 22 14 39 1 5 .981 2.41
Jim Dyck 20 19 26 3 1 .938 2.25

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Wallaesa 112 240 311 28 79 .952 4.92
Johnny Lucadello 43 92 118 14 29 .938 4.88

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Delsing 149 423 10 4 3 .991 2.91
Archie Wilson 120 249 5 8 0 .969 2.12
Hank Workman 67 143 2 5 0 .967 2.16
Ted Sepkowski 58 75 5 2 0 .976 1.38
Ford Garrison 40 66 1 1 0 .985 1.68
Jim Dyck 30 42 2 2 0 .957 1.47
Pat Seerey 16 25 3 0 1 1.000 1.75

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lew Burdette 36 6 20 1 3 .963 0.72
Dave Madison 33 9 38 0 3 1.000 1.42
Bob Keegan 32 2 36 0 2 1.000 1.19
Ernest Groth 28 4 25 2 2 .935 1.04
Paul Hinrichs 26 1 19 2 1 .909 0.77
Frank Hiller 23 9 37 1 3 .979 2.00
Lefty Wilkie 23 1 12 4 1 .765 0.57
Bill Elbert 22 12 18 2 1 .938 1.36
Wally Hood 11 2 11 0 1 1.000 1.18
Arthur Bohman 10 2 6 1 1 .889 0.80
Mal Mallette 10 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.30
Lee Dodson 9 0.00
Earl Harrist 9 0.00
James Tote 7 0.00
Jim Arnold 5 0.00
Carmine Melignano 2 0.00
Henry Anderson 1 0.00
Delmer Owens 1 0.00
George Vandrashek 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Henry Anderson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1926
Jim Arnold 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 May 17, 1925 Turlock, CA, US
Arthur Bohman 24 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Feb 5, 1925
Lew Burdette 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 22, 1926 Nitro, WV, US
Joe Collins 26 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 3, 1922 Scranton, PA, US
Jim Delsing 23 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 13, 1925 Rudolph, WI, US
Lee Dodson 25 S R 6' 5.0" 205 Apr 20, 1924 Topeka, KS, US
Bill Drescher 28 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 23, 1921 Congers, NY, US
Jim Dyck 27 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 3, 1922 Omaha, NE, US
Eddie Ehlers 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 10, 1923 Joliet, IL, US
Bill Elbert 25 S R 6' 1.0" 195 May 3, 1924 Miles City, MT, US
Hank Foiles 20 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 10, 1929 Richmond, VA, US
Ford Garrison 33 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 29, 1915 Greenville, SC, US
Ernest Groth 27 R R 5' 9.0" 185 May 3, 1922 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Earl Harrist 30 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 20, 1919 Dubach, LA, US
Frank Hiller 28 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 13, 1920 Irvington, NJ, US
Paul Hinrichs 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 31, 1925 Marengo, IA, US
Billy Holm 36 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 21, 1912 Chicago, IL, US
Wally Hood 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 24, 1925 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ralph Houk 29 R R 5' 11.0" 193 Aug 9, 1919 Lawrence, KS, US
Bob Keegan 28 R R 6' 2.0" 207 Aug 4, 1920 Rochester, NY, US
Johnny Lucadello 30 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 22, 1919 Thurber, TX, US
Dave Madison 28 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 1, 1921 Brooksville, MS, US
Mal Mallette 27 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 30, 1922 Syracuse, NY, US
Vic Mastro 24 R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 9, 1925 Los Angeles, CA, US
Carmine Melignano 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 12, 1926
Joe Muffoletto 28 R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 21, 1921
Delmer Owens 25 R R 5' 9.0" 190 1924
Pat Seerey 26 R R 5' 10.0" 200 Mar 17, 1923 Wilburton, OK, US
Ted Sepkowski 25 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 9, 1923 Baltimore, MD, US
Jerry Snyder 19 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 21, 1929 Jenks, OK, US
Alfred Stringer 27 R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 6, 1922
Emil Tellinger 20 R 6' 4.0" 230 1929
Kite Thomas 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 27, 1923 Kansas City, KS, US
James Tote 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 23, 1923 Punxsutawney, PA, US
Gene Valla 23 R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 3, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
George Vandrashek -- Unknown
Jack Wallaesa 29 S R 6' 3.0" 191 Aug 31, 1919 Easton, PA, US
Lefty Wilkie 34 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 30, 1914 Zealandia, SK, CA
Archie Wilson 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 25, 1923 Los Angeles, CA, US
Mickey Witek 33 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 19, 1915 Luzerne, PA, US
Hank Workman 23 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 5, 1926 Los Angeles, CA, US

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