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1949 Topeka Owls

1949 > Class C > 1949 Western Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Butch Nieman
Represented: Topeka, KS
Ballpark: Owl Ball Park (Topeka, KS)
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 James Anderson? 20 16 43 9 1 0 0 .209 .233 10
2 Jack Bell 21 27 67 6 1 0 0 .090 .104 7
3 John Bulkley 24 81 302 80 10 1 0 .265 .305 92
4 Jack Dean 25 23 60 9 3 0 0 .150 .200 12
5 Alex Grieves 21 28 55 14 4 1 0 .255 .364 20
6 Les Harris 21 25 85 22 0 1 0 .259 .282 24
7 Robert Lee* 23 87 347 101 10 7 3 .291 .386 134
8 Murphy Malattia* 31 51 190 49 2 0 0 .258 .268 51
9 Dick McConnell 19 133 528 133 15 3 2 .252 .303 160
10 Gerald Nemitz 29 132 480 150 25 3 7 .313 .421 202
11 Rudy Neumann 21 25 40 7 2 0 0 .175 .225 9
12 Butch Nieman* 31 122 416 137 29 4 26 .329 .606 252
13 Loren Packard* 23 136 531 175 41 2 6 .330 .448 238
14 Richard Pahmahmie 27 34 102 18 2 0 0 .176 .196 20
15 Robert Paulausky 21 47 140 31 5 1 0 .221 .271 38
16 James Price* 22 33 74 19 3 0 0 .257 .297 22
17 Jim Reaugh? 21 17 64 20 4 1 0 .313 .406 26
18 Al Sheriff 23 47 118 24 5 0 5 .203 .373 44
19 Earl Skaggs 27 51 169 42 6 0 6 .249 .391 66
20 Joseph Verbanic? -- 50 204 50 4 0 0 .245 .265 54
21 Rube Walker* 20 62 176 41 4 4 3 .233 .352 62
22 Ed Wilson? 20 29 33 5 0 0 0 .152 .152 5
23 Adam Zwierzynski 23 107 405 121 20 1 7 .299 .405 164
23 Players 24.2
* - 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 Jack Bell 21 13 12 .520 3.59 27 203.0 173 102 81 108 1.384 7.7 4.8
2 Jack Dean 25 13 7 .650 3.99 23 158.0 156 83 70 67 1.411 8.9 3.8
3 Alex Grieves 21 9 11 .450 4.29 24 147.0 164 83 70 54 1.483 10.0 3.3
4 Rudy Neumann 21 6 5 .545 4.64 24 99.0 117 62 51 45 1.636 10.6 4.1
5 Richard Pahmahmie* 27 18 10 .643 3.63 33 243.0 232 115 98 86 1.309 8.6 3.2
6 James Price* 22 11 9 .550 2.89 33 190.0 177 84 61 79 1.347 8.4 3.7
7 Ed Wilson? 20 6 3 .667 4.54 29 103.0 125 64 52 53 1.728 10.9 4.6
7 Players 22.5
* - 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
Richard Pahmahmie 33 0.00
James Price 33 0.00
Ed Wilson 29 0.00
Jack Bell 27 0.00
Alex Grieves 24 0.00
Rudy Neumann 24 0.00
Jack Dean 23 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Anderson 20 Dec 26, 1928 Marietta, OK, US
Jack Bell 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1928
John Bulkley 24 R 5' 10.0" 155 1925
Richard Butler 23 May 16, 1926 Ringstead, IA, US
Jack Dean 25 R R 6' 1.0" 150 Jul 28, 1923 Marion, KS, US
Alex Grieves 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1928
Les Harris 21 R 5' 7.0" 150 Oct 26, 1927
Jack Hellendrung 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 23, 1924
Donald Kneifl -- L L Unknown
Robert Lee 23 L 6' 0.0" 170 1926
Murphy Malattia 31 L 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 17, 1917
Dick McConnell 19 R 5' 9.0" 165 1930
Gerald Nemitz 29 R 5' 8.0" 165 1920
Rudy Neumann 21 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Jul 29, 1927 Hoboken, NJ, US
Butch Nieman 31 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 8, 1918 Herkimer, KS, US
Loren Packard 23 L R 6' 1.0" 205 May 1, 1926 Cherokee, OK, US
Richard Pahmahmie 27 R L 6' 0.0" 165 1922
Robert Paulausky 21 R 5' 9.0" 175 1928
James Price 22 L L 5' 9.0" 174 Mar 30, 1927 Augusta, GA, US
Jim Reaugh 21 Jul 5, 1927
Ike Robbins -- Unknown
Donald Scheele -- R R Unknown
Al Sheriff 23 R 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 7, 1926 Kansas City, KS, US
Earl Skaggs 27 R 5' 11.0" 175 1922
Joseph Verbanic -- Unknown
Rube Walker 20 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 7, 1929 Lenoir, NC, US
Ed Wilson 20 Jul 31, 1928 Wichita, KS, US
Adam Zwierzynski 23 R 6' 1.0" 187 1926

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