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1950 Joplin Miners

1950 > Class C > 1950 Western Association
Overall: 90-46
Scored 902 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-46

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Harry Craft
Represented: Joplin, MO
Ballpark: Miners Park (Joplin, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

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 David Benedict* 20 14 18 3 0 0 0 .167 .167 3
2 Albert Billingsley* 21 109 439 119 21 2 0 .271 .328 144
3 Jerry Buchanan 19 27 72 12 0 0 0 .167 .167 12
4 Red Crowder 20 41 33 5 1 0 0 .152 .182 6
5 Thomas Gott* 20 132 501 150 24 9 8 .299 .431 216
6 Steve Kraly* 21 34 92 23 1 1 1 .250 .315 29
7 Carl Lombardi 23 100 382 90 22 5 8 .236 .382 146
8 Mickey Mantle# 18 137 519 199 30 12 26 .383 .638 331
9 Cal Neeman 21 95 329 96 15 6 1 .292 .383 126
10 Frank Simanovsky* 20 31 79 7 0 0 0 .089 .089 7
11 Lou Skizas 18 124 411 112 21 1 21 .273 .482 198
12 Cromer Smotherman* 24 132 490 134 32 7 19 .273 .484 237
13 David Waters 19 120 445 111 18 5 4 .249 .339 151
14 Len Weisner 20 120 469 146 28 6 14 .311 .486 228
15 Lyle Westrum 23 73 237 79 9 1 5 .333 .443 105
16 Bob Wiesler# 19 26 68 20 6 0 0 .294 .382 26
16 Players 20.5 137 5406 4677 902 1324 230 57 107 779 64 686 713 .283 .375 .425 .800 1989 43
* - 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 David Benedict* 20 3 4 .429 4.73 14 59.0 65 41 31 0 50 1.949 9.9 0.0 7.6
2 Jerry Buchanan 19 12 11 .522 4.87 27 196.0 167 120 106 8 199 1.867 7.7 0.4 9.1
3 Red Crowder 20 6 5 .545 4.12 41 96.0 87 54 44 7 45 1.375 8.2 0.7 4.2
4 Daniel Ferber 21 2 2 .500 4.00 8 45.0 42 24 20 3 23 1.444 8.4 0.6 4.6
5 Dick Fiedler 23 5 2 .714 4.12 8 48.0 50 27 22 2 14 1.333 9.4 0.4 2.6
6 Steve Kraly* 21 18 6 .750 2.79 31 213.0 198 97 66 3 82 1.315 8.4 0.1 3.5
7 Frank Simanovsky* 20 21 3 .875 3.13 31 210.0 215 92 73 12 79 1.400 9.2 0.5 3.4
8 Bob Wiesler* 19 15 7 .682 2.35 25 188.0 117 66 49 2 168 1.516 5.6 0.1 8.0
8 Players 20.1 90 46 .662 137 137 630
* - 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
Red Crowder 41 0.00
Steve Kraly 31 0.00
Frank Simanovsky 31 0.00
Jerry Buchanan 27 0.00
Bob Wiesler 25 0.00
David Benedict 14 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
David Benedict 20 L L 6' 3.0" 200 1930
Albert Billingsley 21 L 5' 10.0" 163 1929
Jerry Buchanan 19 R R 6' 2.0" 205 1931
Red Crowder 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 24, 1929 Seneca, MO, US
Daniel Ferber 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1929
Dick Fiedler 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Apr 24, 1927 Union City, NJ, US
Thomas Gott 20 L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Steve Kraly 21 L L 5' 10.0" 152 Apr 18, 1929 Whiting, IN, US
Carl Lombardi 23 R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 13, 1927 Montclair, NJ, US
Mickey Mantle 18 S R 5' 11.0" 195 Oct 20, 1931 Spavinaw, OK, US
Cal Neeman 21 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Feb 18, 1929 Valmeyer, IL, US
Frank Simanovsky 20 L L 6' 1.0" 160 Oct 4, 1929
Lou Skizas 18 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 2, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
Cromer Smotherman 24 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 14, 1925 Rockvale, TN, US
David Waters 19 R 5' 11.0" 175 1931
Len Weisner 20 R 6' 0.0" 168 1930
Lyle Westrum 23 R 5' 11.0" 184 1927
Bob Wiesler 19 S L 6' 3.0" 188 Aug 13, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US

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