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1945 Kansas City Blues

1945 > Class AA > 1945 American Association
Overall: 65-86
Scored 710 runs, Allowed 715 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-76

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Casey Stengel
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1944 / 1946

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Loren Babe*1758230001.375.3753
2Ed Bahr2534747141130020217.155.178.197.37514101
3John Bogard2967215190245410202912024.284.352.358.71068205
4Dominic Castro303510395516200110710.168.225.189.41518601
5Johnny Cooney442711810820372109073.343.388.380.76841412
6Charlie Cozart255144.286
7Herb Crompton335317916019405002001811.250.330.281.61145610
8Jerry Crosby#26881100010.125.1251
9Harold Danielson17391019392121040823.226.287.269.55625200
10William Davis29241513120000023.154.267.154.4212100
11Jack Devincenzi*28112409345429018275935752.261.370.386.756133734
12Daniel Doy239292400021.138.1384
13Alva Emmertson*27950000.000.0000
14Lynn King*371355594777612316204097234.258.355.300.65514313010
15Giles Knowles27410000.000.0000
16John Kreevich2971275242347113233192423.293.364.401.76597536
17John Mahnen*21120000.000.0000
18Charles Marleau35301310000000014.000.091.000.0910002
19Cuddles Marshall2042736841820041417.265.306.294.60020201
20Chris McKenna*25471300040.429.4293
21Otto Meyers*3119594581620070135.356.500.400.90018001
22John Moore232854474601020516.128.212.170.3828002
23Roy Musser24301009591501080514.158.200.179.37917300
24Alex Mustaikis36183029161001009.207.207.241.4487001
25Walter Nowak*2811647842862143239680154557.334.397.472.869202505
26John Orphal271435334121004024.364.400.394.79413200
27Johnny Ostrowski271446085581021662841399144870.297.353.432.7852411102
28Joe Passero*244917414125403302043115.284.413.348.76049202
29Fred Pepper26143230330001029.100.156.100.2563100
30Theodore Pfennig*30640000.000.0000
31Gale Pringle2339554741132090417.234.294.383.67718004
32Tony Sabol30722662323876121141152618.328.398.401.79993617
33Jack Saltzgaver*421144316831052104.258.439.419.85813003
34Mel Serafini2695314260368725234354751.335.444.481.924125743
35Elmer Singleton271747413920040513.220.304.268.57311101
36Bill Steinecke38602041812151720280208.282.360.343.70262521
37Raymond Stelmack24240000.000.0000
38Jake Suytar273913611815319011311416.263.351.364.71543322
39Wayne Tucker*226425923630654212871926.275.332.322.65476213
40Joe Valenzuela218163.188
41Frankie Zak2310445837687108133030197851.287.412.338.750127422
41 Players28.41525603489871013542114235637107611650.276.359.358.71717541072074
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Ed Bahr25129.5714.0929244141185.0177100841071125171.5358.65.25.41.05
2Charlie Cozart*25201.0004.324311025.02413121972021.7208.66.82.50.37
3William Davis2912.3335.56248111055.074423423111011.76412.13.81.80.48
4Alva Emmertson*2704.0007.8390023.035212014101002.13013.75.53.90.71
5Irl Henderson20001001.05207.00045.018.00.00.00
6Giles Knowles2701.0003.604005.0852401012.40014.47.20.00.00
7John Mahnen*21001003.02502.3336.015.00.00.00
8Charles Marleau3517.1253.53300051.059252019111011.52910.43.41.90.58
9Cuddles Marshall20129.5714.27392011151173.0176102821071217041.6369.25.66.31.13
10John Moore23712.3684.902721350147.01731008059744161.57810.63.64.51.25
11Alex Mustaikis3626.2503.9414853164.077412820181031.51610.82.82.50.90
12John Orphal2785.6154.14141218187.080454046451031.4488.34.84.70.98
13Fred Pepper2637.3004.11131104081.083463743345221.5569.24.83.80.79
14Theodore Pfennig*3001.0006.2360013.017129410001.61511.82.80.70.25
15Gale Pringle23613.3163.7338171180152.0174746355422031.50710.33.32.50.76
16Mel Serafini26001002.08205.00036.09.00.00.00
17Elmer Singleton2776.5382.431715181115.099423156661041.3487.74.45.21.18
18Raymond Stelmack24001006.04411.3336.06.01.50.25
19Ray Uniak?2101.00030.006003.0714101051005.66721.030.015.00.50
20Joe Valenzuela2143.5713.387705048.053211819140001.5009.93.62.60.74
20 Players25.66586.430152152715
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Bill Steinecke532293663.9785.005
Herb Crompton491842622.9914.295
Harold Danielson381251942.9733.794
Dominic Castro311301852.9674.775

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Walter Nowak98807601178.9878.85
Jake Suytar3324714618.9787.91
Wayne Tucker1612016061.0008.50

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Mel Serafini57106147624.9774.44
John Bogard4277110923.9544.45
Tony Sabol3555851315.9154.00
Wayne Tucker14363516.9865.07

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Johnny Ostrowski1341702172622.9372.89
Mel Serafini22183863.9032.55

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Frankie Zak1042123182551.9555.10
Wayne Tucker3167811614.9024.77
Johnny Ostrowski14202836.9413.43

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Lynn King1322631875.9762.13
Jack Devincenzi1011831271.9651.93
John Kreevich71150711.9942.21
Joe Passero4262430.9571.57
Tony Sabol3367632.9612.21
Roy Musser2962420.9712.28
Johnny Cooney2158212.9842.86
Walter Nowak2026220.9331.40
Otto Meyers1424010.9601.71
John Bogard12152001.0001.42

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Cuddles Marshall39133091.8271.10
Gale Pringle38153422.9611.29
Charles Marleau30010001.0000.33
Ed Bahr29104623.9661.93
John Moore271124011.0001.30
William Davis2461410.9520.83
Elmer Singleton1742111.9621.47
Alex Mustaikis1472521.9412.29
John Orphal141210001.0001.57
Fred Pepper1352613.9692.38
Alva Emmertson90.00
Joe Valenzuela70.00
Theodore Pfennig60.00
Ray Uniak60.00
Charlie Cozart40.00
Giles Knowles40.00
Irl Henderson10.00
John Mahnen10.00
Mel Serafini10.00
Raymond Stelmack10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Loren Babe17LR5' 10.0"180Jan 11, 1928Pisgah, IA, US
Ed Bahr25RR6' 1.0"172Oct 16, 1919Rouleau, SK, CA
John Bogard29R5' 10.0"1751916
Dominic Castro30RR5' 10.0"190Nov 5, 1914CA, US
Johnny Cooney44RL5' 10.0"165Mar 18, 1901Cranston, RI, US
Charlie Cozart25RL6' 0.0"190Oct 17, 1919Lenoir, NC, US
Herb Crompton33RR6' 0.0"185Nov 7, 1911Taylor Ridge, IL, US
Jerry Crosby26S5' 11.0"1751919
Harold Danielson17R5' 8.0"1651928
William Davis29RR5' 10.0"1601916
Jack Devincenzi28LR6' 0.0"175Mar 5, 1917San Jose, CA, US
Daniel Doy23R5' 9.0"158May 13, 1922
Alva Emmertson27LL6' 3.0"170Nov 16, 1917
Irl Henderson20RR5' 9.0"1701925
Lynn King37LR5' 9.0"165Nov 28, 1907Villisca, IA, US
Giles Knowles27RR5' 10.0"160Oct 22, 1917Greenbush, WI, US
Robert Koraleski18R5' 11.0"1701927
John Kreevich29R5' 9.0"158Feb 5, 1916
John Mahnen21LL6' 3.0"1951924
Charles Marleau35RR5' 11.0"175Mar 25, 1910Toledo, OH, US
Cuddles Marshall20RR6' 3.0"200Apr 28, 1925Bellingham, WA, US
Chris McKenna25L5' 11.0"190May 19, 1920
Otto Meyers31L5' 10.0"165Mar 1, 1914Wauseon, OH, US
John Moore23RR5' 11.0"1751922
Roy Musser24R5' 10.0"1751921
Alex Mustaikis36RR6' 3.0"180Mar 26, 1909Chelsea, MA, US
Walter Nowak28L5' 9.0"1751917
John Orphal27RR6' 0.0"197Nov 22, 1917Wapakoneta, OH, US
Johnny Ostrowski27RR5' 10.0"170Oct 17, 1917Chicago, IL, US
Joe Passero24LL5' 7.0"150May 24, 1921New York, NY, US
Fred Pepper26RR6' 1.0"1801919
Theodore Pfennig30LL6' 1.0"1651915
Gale Pringle23RR6' 2.0"180Jan 20, 1922Hollis, OK, US
Tony Sabol30R5' 10.0"168Jul 25, 1914Luzerne, PA, US
Jack Saltzgaver42LR5' 11.0"165Jan 23, 1903Croton, IA, US
Mel Serafini26RR5' 9.0"175Dec 5, 1918St. Louis, MO, US
Elmer Singleton27RR6' 2.0"174Jun 26, 1918Ogden, UT, US
Bill Steinecke38RR5' 8.0"175Feb 7, 1907Cincinnati, OH, US
Raymond Stelmack24RR5' 10.0"1701921
Jake Suytar27RR6' 5.0"215Jul 10, 1917Ventura, CA, US
Wayne Tucker22LR6' 0.0"175Sep 18, 1922Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, MX
Ray Uniak21L6' 0.0"175Jan 28, 1924Kansas City, KS, US
Joe Valenzuela21RR5' 9.0"1901924Tucson, AZ, US
Andy Yurchak37Jun 18, 1908Virden, IL, US
Frankie Zak23RR5' 10.0"150Feb 22, 1922Passaic, NJ, US

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