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1952 Syracuse Chiefs

1952 > Class AAA > 1952 International League
Overall: 88-66

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bruno Betzel
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1951 / 1953

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* 24 130 568 498 67 152 19 6 11 73 5 61 25 .305 .382 .434 .816 216 1 8
2 Charles Bell 25 13 33 29 4 5 1 0 1 6 0 2 9 .172 .273 .310 .583 9 2 0
3 Johnny Blatnik 31 132 530 471 79 129 24 2 17 66 4 55 93 .274 .351 .442 .793 208 1 3 Stats for 2 teams
4 Bob Brady* 29 5 10 1 .100
5 Andy Carey 20 24 109 94 8 24 4 2 2 11 0 13 12 .255 .346 .404 .750 38 0 2
6 Jack Cerin 27 12 31 27 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 .259 .355 .333 .688 9 1 0
7 Claude Corbitt 36 130 531 467 59 110 10 4 1 23 3 57 21 .236 .321 .281 .602 131 2 5
8 Eugene Costello 29 18 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
9 Bill Drescher* 31 97 345 302 22 65 6 0 5 37 1 38 21 .215 .303 .285 .588 86 0 5
10 Frank Drews 36 11 11 7 2 3 1 0 1 4 0 4 2 .429 .636 1.000 1.636 7 0 0
11 Chuck Eisenmann* 33 19 7 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 1
12 Carden Gillenwater 35 135 490 407 56 88 12 2 8 42 4 78 68 .216 .344 .314 .658 128 1 4
13 Jack Griffore 31 31 77 62 5 12 1 1 0 5 0 5 11 .194 .254 .242 .496 15 0 10
14 Arthur Hartley 29 39 63 56 5 8 0 0 0 3 0 6 16 .143 .226 .143 .369 8 0 1
15 Red Hayworth 36 31 85 78 2 19 1 1 0 15 0 4 8 .244 .280 .282 .563 22 0 3
16 Bobo Holloman 29 26 69 61 6 10 0 0 0 3 0 4 20 .164 .215 .164 .379 10 0 4
17 Bill Houtz* 27 3 3 1 .333
18 Bob Keegan 31 39 111 104 6 24 3 0 0 7 0 3 7 .231 .259 .260 .519 27 1 3
19 Bob Landeck 27 35 59 49 9 6 0 0 0 2 0 5 4 .122 .204 .122 .326 6 0 5
20 Lynn Lovenguth* 29 46 78 66 9 16 1 0 0 4 0 12 10 .242 .359 .258 .617 17 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
21 Carmine Melignano 26 8 5 1 .200
22 Fenton Mole* 27 130 506 415 64 91 21 2 22 62 2 83 75 .219 .349 .439 .788 182 0 8
23 Bob O'Neal* 27 30 85 77 8 12 2 0 1 9 0 7 10 .156 .235 .221 .456 17 1 0
24 Joe Page* 34 3 8 1 .125
25 Al Pilarcik* 21 14 58 52 7 14 1 1 1 8 0 1 3 .269 .309 .385 .694 20 2 3
26 Vincent Plumbo 28 36 111 93 6 15 4 0 0 3 0 17 13 .161 .297 .204 .502 19 1 0
27 Pete Riggan* 27 122 408 365 54 96 12 3 13 39 6 35 57 .263 .333 .419 .752 153 3 5 Stats for 2 teams
28 Jack Robinson 31 30 24 24 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .125 .125 .125 .250 3 0 0
29 Ernest Sills 30 22 14 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
30 Tom Upton 25 38 115 101 9 21 4 0 1 11 2 11 16 .208 .286 .277 .563 28 0 3
31 Charles Weathers* 25 15 43 39 1 7 2 0 0 1 0 4 3 .179 .256 .231 .487 9 0 0
32 Johnny Welaj 38 101 347 310 37 77 17 1 7 43 7 32 25 .248 .319 .377 .696 117 0 5
33 Bill Woop* 28 20 28 20 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 .200 .385 .200 .585 4 1 2
34 Hank Workman* 26 135 548 465 73 117 19 4 21 69 11 70 22 .252 .357 .445 .802 207 6 7
35 Benny Zientara 34 146 606 528 55 125 22 3 2 50 2 64 30 .237 .324 .301 .625 159 4 10
35 Players 30.1 154 5756 4986 609 1181 178 29 103 563 44 649 555 .237 .328 .346 .674 1726 25 96
* - 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 Eugene Costello 29 1 1 .500 6.86 18 2 0 0 42.0 45 37 32 41 20 3 1 6 2.048 9.6 8.8 4.3 0.49 Stats for 2 teams
2 Chuck Eisenmann 33 2 2 .500 5.40 19 0 0 0 25.0 32 21 15 20 13 0 0 3 2.080 11.5 7.2 4.7 0.65
3 Jack Griffore 31 12 10 .545 3.65 31 26 13 3 185.0 184 85 75 47 54 1 0 3 1.249 9.0 2.3 2.6 1.15
4 Arthur Hartley 29 10 11 .476 2.86 39 23 10 1 167.0 157 67 53 42 43 0 0 2 1.192 8.5 2.3 2.3 1.02
5 Bobo Holloman 29 16 7 .696 2.51 26 19 12 3 183.0 123 62 51 96 75 2 1 10 1.197 6.0 4.7 3.7 0.78
6 Bill Houtz* 27 0 0 1.12 3 0 0 0 8.0 7 1 1 5 2 0 0 0 1.500 7.9 5.6 2.2 0.40
7 Bob Keegan 31 20 11 .645 2.64 35 35 27 7 273.0 245 94 80 85 111 8 1 3 1.209 8.1 2.8 3.7 1.31
8 Bob Landeck 27 11 9 .550 2.55 30 20 9 4 166.0 170 67 47 42 49 0 1 0 1.277 9.2 2.3 2.7 1.17
9 Lynn Lovenguth 29 12 10 .545 3.58 31 21 9 4 166.0 132 82 66 108 65 6 0 6 1.446 7.2 5.9 3.5 0.60 Stats for 2 teams
10 Carmine Melignano 26 1 1 .500 6.75 8 1 0 0 20.0 27 18 15 10 10 1 0 0 1.850 12.2 4.5 4.5 1.00
11 Joe Page* 34 2 0 1.000 9.00 3 3 0 1 16.0 17 16 16 11 9 0 0 1 1.750 9.6 6.2 5.1 0.82
12 Jack Robinson 31 2 4 .333 4.34 30 5 0 0 85.0 73 45 41 36 24 3 0 4 1.282 7.7 3.8 2.5 0.67
13 Ernest Sills 30 2 4 .333 4.58 22 3 0 0 53.0 58 34 27 29 17 1 1 1 1.642 9.8 4.9 2.9 0.59 Stats for 2 teams
14 Bill Woop* 28 2 6 .250 5.21 20 11 3 0 76.0 90 59 44 47 32 2 0 2 1.803 10.7 5.6 3.8 0.68
14 Players 29.6 88 66 .571 154 154
* - 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 Drescher 85 320 28 5 5 .986 4.09 2
Vincent Plumbo 34 107 18 6 3 .954 3.68 1
Red Hayworth 27 75 15 0 2 1.000 3.33 2
Bob O'Neal 25 75 12 2 0 .978 3.48 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fenton Mole 128 1209 87 14 117 .989 10.13
Hank Workman 26 265 19 6 20 .979 10.92

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benny Zientara 145 362 480 18 111 .979 5.81

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Loren Babe 125 139 250 30 26 .928 3.11
Andy Carey 24 27 58 7 2 .924 3.54

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Claude Corbitt 125 225 364 24 83 .961 4.71
Tom Upton 32 50 86 5 21 .965 4.25

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Blatnik 127 259 18 7 3 .975 2.18 Stats for 2 teams
Carden Gillenwater 121 289 13 7 4 .977 2.50
Hank Workman 110 228 5 9 0 .963 2.12
Pete Riggan 100 172 9 9 0 .953 1.81 Stats for 2 teams
Johnny Welaj 81 164 12 3 2 .983 2.17
Al Pilarcik 14 40 0 0 0 1.000 2.86

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Arthur Hartley 39 9 26 1 0 .972 0.90
Bob Keegan 35 13 56 1 9 .986 1.97
Jack Griffore 31 12 25 3 0 .925 1.19
Lynn Lovenguth 31 10 34 1 2 .978 1.42 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Landeck 30 14 30 4 5 .917 1.47
Jack Robinson 30 8 20 2 4 .933 0.93
Bobo Holloman 26 15 42 5 2 .919 2.19
Ernest Sills 22 5 15 4 0 .833 0.91 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Woop 20 2 8 2 1 .833 0.50
Chuck Eisenmann 19 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.21
Eugene Costello 18 4 2 1 0 .857 0.33 Stats for 2 teams
Carmine Melignano 8 0.00
Bill Houtz 3 0.00
Joe Page 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Loren Babe 24 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 11, 1928 Pisgah, IA, US
Charles Bell 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 30, 1926 Redondo Beach, CA, US
Johnny Blatnik 31 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 10, 1921 Bridgeport, OH, US
Bob Brady 29 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 8, 1922 Lewiston, PA, US
Andy Carey 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 18, 1931 Oakland, CA, US
Jack Cerin 27 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925
Claude Corbitt 36 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 21, 1915 Sunbury, NC, US
Eugene Costello 29 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1923 Sprague, WA, US
Bill Drescher 31 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 23, 1921 Congers, NY, US
Frank Drews 36 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 25, 1916 Buffalo, NY, US
Chuck Eisenmann 33 L R 6' 1.0" 186 Sep 22, 1918 Hawthorne, WI, US
Carden Gillenwater 35 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 13, 1917 Riceville, TN, US
Jack Griffore 31 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 28, 1921
Arthur Hartley 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1923
Red Hayworth 36 R R 6' 1.0" 200 May 14, 1916 High Point, NC, US
Bobo Holloman 29 R R 6' 2.0" 207 Mar 7, 1923 Thomaston, GA, US
Bill Houtz 27 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 29, 1924 Newport, PA, US
Bob Keegan 31 R R 6' 2.0" 207 Aug 4, 1920 Rochester, NY, US
Bob Landeck 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 17, 1925 Blue Island, IL, US
Lynn Lovenguth 29 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 29, 1922 Camden, NJ, US
Carmine Melignano 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 12, 1926
Fenton Mole 27 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 14, 1925 San Leandro, CA, US
Bob O'Neal 27 L 6' 0.0" 204 1925 Cutler, IL, US
Joe Page 34 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 28, 1917 Cherry Valley, PA, US
Al Pilarcik 21 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 3, 1930 Whiting, IN, US
Vincent Plumbo 28 R 5' 8.0" 190 Aug 6, 1923 St. Paul, MN, US
Pete Riggan 27 L R 6' 0.0" 196 1925
Jack Robinson 31 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1921 Orange, NJ, US
Ernest Sills 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1922
Tom Upton 25 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Dec 29, 1926 Esther, MO, US
Charles Weathers 25 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 13, 1927 Shelby, NC, US
Johnny Welaj 38 R R 6' 0.0" 164 May 27, 1914 Moss Creek, PA, US
Bill Woop 28 L L 6' 1.0" 210 Sep 13, 1923 New York, NY, US
Hank Workman 26 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 5, 1926 Los Angeles, CA, US
Benny Zientara 34 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 14, 1918 Chicago, IL, US

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