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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
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 Loren Babe* 17 5 8 2 3 0 0 0 1 .375 .375 3
2 Ed Bahr 25 34 74 71 4 11 3 0 0 2 0 2 17 .155 .178 .197 .375 14 1 0 1
3 John Bogard 29 67 215 190 24 54 10 2 0 29 1 20 24 .284 .352 .358 .710 68 2 0 5
4 Dominic Castro 30 35 103 95 5 16 2 0 0 11 0 7 10 .168 .225 .189 .415 18 6 0 1
5 Johnny Cooney 44 27 118 108 20 37 2 1 0 9 0 7 3 .343 .388 .380 .768 41 4 1 2
6 Charlie Cozart 25 5 14 4 .286
7 Herb Crompton 33 53 179 160 19 40 5 0 0 20 0 18 11 .250 .330 .281 .611 45 6 1 0
8 Jerry Crosby# 26 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .125 .125 1
9 Harold Danielson 17 39 101 93 9 21 2 1 0 4 0 8 23 .226 .287 .269 .556 25 2 0 0
10 William Davis 29 24 15 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .154 .267 .154 .421 2 1 0 0
11 Jack Devincenzi* 28 112 409 345 42 90 18 2 7 59 3 57 52 .261 .370 .386 .756 133 7 3 4
12 Daniel Doy 23 9 29 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 .138 .138 4
13 Alva Emmertson* 27 9 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Lynn King* 37 135 559 477 76 123 16 2 0 40 9 72 34 .258 .355 .300 .655 143 13 0 10
15 Giles Knowles 27 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 John Kreevich 29 71 275 242 34 71 13 2 3 31 9 24 23 .293 .364 .401 .765 97 5 3 6
17 John Mahnen* 21 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Charles Marleau 35 30 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 0 0 2
19 Cuddles Marshall 20 42 73 68 4 18 2 0 0 4 1 4 17 .265 .306 .294 .600 20 2 0 1
20 Chris McKenna* 25 4 7 1 3 0 0 0 4 0 .429 .429 3
21 Otto Meyers* 31 19 59 45 8 16 2 0 0 7 0 13 5 .356 .500 .400 .900 18 0 0 1
22 John Moore 23 28 54 47 4 6 0 1 0 2 0 5 16 .128 .212 .170 .382 8 0 0 2
23 Roy Musser 24 30 100 95 9 15 0 1 0 8 0 5 14 .158 .200 .179 .379 17 3 0 0
24 Alex Mustaikis 36 18 30 29 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 9 .207 .207 .241 .448 7 0 0 1
25 Walter Nowak* 28 116 478 428 62 143 23 9 6 80 15 45 57 .334 .397 .472 .869 202 5 0 5
26 John Orphal 27 14 35 33 4 12 1 0 0 4 0 2 4 .364 .400 .394 .794 13 2 0 0
27 Johnny Ostrowski 27 144 608 558 102 166 28 4 13 99 14 48 70 .297 .353 .432 .785 241 11 0 2
28 Joe Passero* 24 49 174 141 25 40 3 3 0 20 4 31 15 .284 .413 .348 .760 49 2 0 2
29 Fred Pepper 26 14 32 30 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 .100 .156 .100 .256 3 1 0 0
30 Theodore Pfennig* 30 6 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Gale Pringle 23 39 55 47 4 11 3 2 0 9 0 4 17 .234 .294 .383 .677 18 0 0 4
32 Tony Sabol 30 72 266 232 38 76 12 1 1 41 15 26 18 .328 .398 .401 .799 93 6 1 7
33 Jack Saltzgaver* 42 11 44 31 6 8 3 1 0 5 2 10 4 .258 .439 .419 .858 13 0 0 3
34 Mel Serafini 26 95 314 260 36 87 25 2 3 43 5 47 51 .335 .444 .481 .924 125 7 4 3
35 Elmer Singleton 27 17 47 41 3 9 2 0 0 4 0 5 13 .220 .304 .268 .573 11 1 0 1
36 Bill Steinecke 38 60 204 181 21 51 7 2 0 28 0 20 8 .282 .360 .343 .702 62 5 2 1
37 Raymond Stelmack 24 2 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Jake Suytar 27 39 136 118 15 31 9 0 1 13 1 14 16 .263 .351 .364 .715 43 3 2 2
39 Wayne Tucker* 22 64 259 236 30 65 4 2 1 28 7 19 26 .275 .332 .322 .654 76 2 1 3
40 Joe Valenzuela 21 8 16 3 .188
41 Frankie Zak 23 104 458 376 87 108 13 3 0 30 19 78 51 .287 .412 .338 .750 127 4 2 2
41 Players 28.4 152 5603 4898 710 1354 211 42 35 637 107 611 650 .276 .359 .358 .717 1754 107 20 74
* - 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 Ed Bahr 25 12 9 .571 4.09 29 24 4 14 1 185.0 177 100 84 107 112 5 1 7 1.535 8.6 5.2 5.4 1.05
2 Charlie Cozart* 25 2 0 1.000 4.32 4 3 1 1 0 25.0 24 13 12 19 7 2 0 2 1.720 8.6 6.8 2.5 0.37
3 William Davis 29 1 2 .333 5.56 24 8 11 1 0 55.0 74 42 34 23 11 1 0 1 1.764 12.1 3.8 1.8 0.48
4 Alva Emmertson* 27 0 4 .000 7.83 9 0 0 23.0 35 21 20 14 10 1 0 0 2.130 13.7 5.5 3.9 0.71
5 Irl Henderson 20 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 5 2 0 7.000 45.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
6 Giles Knowles 27 0 1 .000 3.60 4 0 0 5.0 8 5 2 4 0 1 0 1 2.400 14.4 7.2 0.0 0.00
7 John Mahnen* 21 0 0 1 0 0 3.0 2 5 0 2.333 6.0 15.0 0.0 0.00
8 Charles Marleau 35 1 7 .125 3.53 30 0 0 51.0 59 25 20 19 11 1 0 1 1.529 10.4 3.4 1.9 0.58
9 Cuddles Marshall 20 12 9 .571 4.27 39 20 11 15 1 173.0 176 102 82 107 121 7 0 4 1.636 9.2 5.6 6.3 1.13
10 John Moore 23 7 12 .368 4.90 27 21 3 5 0 147.0 173 100 80 59 74 4 1 6 1.578 10.6 3.6 4.5 1.25
11 Alex Mustaikis 36 2 6 .250 3.94 14 8 5 3 1 64.0 77 41 28 20 18 1 0 3 1.516 10.8 2.8 2.5 0.90
12 John Orphal 27 8 5 .615 4.14 14 12 1 8 1 87.0 80 45 40 46 45 1 0 3 1.448 8.3 4.8 4.7 0.98
13 Fred Pepper 26 3 7 .300 4.11 13 11 0 4 0 81.0 83 46 37 43 34 5 2 2 1.556 9.2 4.8 3.8 0.79
14 Theodore Pfennig* 30 0 1 .000 6.23 6 0 0 13.0 17 12 9 4 1 0 0 0 1.615 11.8 2.8 0.7 0.25
15 Gale Pringle 23 6 13 .316 3.73 38 17 11 8 0 152.0 174 74 63 55 42 2 0 3 1.507 10.3 3.3 2.5 0.76
16 Mel Serafini 26 0 0 1 0 0 2.0 8 2 0 5.000 36.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
17 Elmer Singleton 27 7 6 .538 2.43 17 15 1 8 1 115.0 99 42 31 56 66 1 0 4 1.348 7.7 4.4 5.2 1.18
18 Raymond Stelmack 24 0 0 1 0 0 6.0 4 4 1 1.333 6.0 6.0 1.5 0.25
19 Ray Uniak? 21 0 1 .000 30.00 6 0 0 3.0 7 14 10 10 5 1 0 0 5.667 21.0 30.0 15.0 0.50
20 Joe Valenzuela 21 4 3 .571 3.38 7 7 0 5 0 48.0 53 21 18 19 14 0 0 0 1.500 9.9 3.6 2.6 0.74
20 Players 25.6 65 86 .430 152 152 715
* - 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
Bill Steinecke 53 229 36 6 3 .978 5.00 5
Herb Crompton 49 184 26 2 2 .991 4.29 5
Harold Danielson 38 125 19 4 2 .973 3.79 4
Dominic Castro 31 130 18 5 2 .967 4.77 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Nowak 98 807 60 11 78 .987 8.85
Jake Suytar 33 247 14 6 18 .978 7.91
Wayne Tucker 16 120 16 0 6 1.000 8.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mel Serafini 57 106 147 6 24 .977 4.44
John Bogard 42 77 110 9 23 .954 4.45
Tony Sabol 35 55 85 13 15 .915 4.00
Wayne Tucker 14 36 35 1 6 .986 5.07

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Ostrowski 134 170 217 26 22 .937 2.89
Mel Serafini 22 18 38 6 3 .903 2.55

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frankie Zak 104 212 318 25 51 .955 5.10
Wayne Tucker 31 67 81 16 14 .902 4.77
Johnny Ostrowski 14 20 28 3 6 .941 3.43

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lynn King 132 263 18 7 5 .976 2.13
Jack Devincenzi 101 183 12 7 1 .965 1.93
John Kreevich 71 150 7 1 1 .994 2.21
Joe Passero 42 62 4 3 0 .957 1.57
Tony Sabol 33 67 6 3 2 .961 2.21
Roy Musser 29 62 4 2 0 .971 2.28
Johnny Cooney 21 58 2 1 2 .984 2.86
Walter Nowak 20 26 2 2 0 .933 1.40
Otto Meyers 14 24 0 1 0 .960 1.71
John Bogard 12 15 2 0 0 1.000 1.42

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cuddles Marshall 39 13 30 9 1 .827 1.10
Gale Pringle 38 15 34 2 2 .961 1.29
Charles Marleau 30 0 10 0 0 1.000 0.33
Ed Bahr 29 10 46 2 3 .966 1.93
John Moore 27 11 24 0 1 1.000 1.30
William Davis 24 6 14 1 0 .952 0.83
Elmer Singleton 17 4 21 1 1 .962 1.47
Alex Mustaikis 14 7 25 2 1 .941 2.29
John Orphal 14 12 10 0 0 1.000 1.57
Fred Pepper 13 5 26 1 3 .969 2.38
Alva Emmertson 9 0.00
Joe Valenzuela 7 0.00
Theodore Pfennig 6 0.00
Ray Uniak 6 0.00
Charlie Cozart 4 0.00
Giles Knowles 4 0.00
Irl Henderson 1 0.00
John Mahnen 1 0.00
Mel Serafini 1 0.00
Raymond Stelmack 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Loren Babe 17 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 11, 1928 Pisgah, IA, US
Ed Bahr 25 R R 6' 1.0" 172 Oct 16, 1919 Rouleau, SK, CA
John Bogard 29 R 5' 10.0" 175 1916
Dominic Castro 30 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Nov 5, 1914 CA, US
Johnny Cooney 44 R L 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1901 Cranston, RI, US
Charlie Cozart 25 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 17, 1919 Lenoir, NC, US
Herb Crompton 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 7, 1911 Taylor Ridge, IL, US
Jerry Crosby 26 S 5' 11.0" 175 1919
Harold Danielson 17 R 5' 8.0" 165 1928
William Davis 29 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1916
Jack Devincenzi 28 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 5, 1917 San Jose, CA, US
Daniel Doy 23 R 5' 9.0" 158 May 13, 1922
Alva Emmertson 27 L L 6' 3.0" 170 Nov 16, 1917
Irl Henderson 20 R R 5' 9.0" 170 1925
Lynn King 37 L R 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 28, 1907 Villisca, IA, US
Giles Knowles 27 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 22, 1917 Greenbush, WI, US
Robert Koraleski 18 R 5' 11.0" 170 1927
John Kreevich 29 R 5' 9.0" 158 Feb 5, 1916
John Mahnen 21 L L 6' 3.0" 195 1924
Charles Marleau 35 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 25, 1910 Toledo, OH, US
Cuddles Marshall 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 28, 1925 Bellingham, WA, US
Chris McKenna 25 L 5' 11.0" 190 May 19, 1920
Otto Meyers 31 L 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 1, 1914 Wauseon, OH, US
John Moore 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1922
Roy Musser 24 R 5' 10.0" 175 1921
Alex Mustaikis 36 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 26, 1909 Chelsea, MA, US
Walter Nowak 28 L 5' 9.0" 175 1917
John Orphal 27 R R 6' 0.0" 197 Nov 22, 1917 Wapakoneta, OH, US
Johnny Ostrowski 27 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 17, 1917 Chicago, IL, US
Joe Passero 24 L L 5' 7.0" 150 May 24, 1921 New York, NY, US
Fred Pepper 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1919
Theodore Pfennig 30 L L 6' 1.0" 165 1915
Gale Pringle 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 20, 1922 Hollis, OK, US
Tony Sabol 30 R 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 25, 1914 Luzerne, PA, US
Jack Saltzgaver 42 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 23, 1903 Croton, IA, US
Mel Serafini 26 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Dec 5, 1918 St. Louis, MO, US
Elmer Singleton 27 R R 6' 2.0" 174 Jun 26, 1918 Ogden, UT, US
Bill Steinecke 38 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Feb 7, 1907 Cincinnati, OH, US
Raymond Stelmack 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1921
Jake Suytar 27 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jul 10, 1917 Ventura, CA, US
Wayne Tucker 22 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 18, 1922 Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, MX
Ray Uniak 21 L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 28, 1924 Kansas City, KS, US
Joe Valenzuela 21 R R 5' 9.0" 190 1924 Tucson, AZ, US
Andy Yurchak 37 Jun 18, 1908 Virden, IL, US
Frankie Zak 23 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Feb 22, 1922 Passaic, NJ, US

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