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1945 Newark Bears

1945 > Class AA > 1945 International League
Overall: 89-64

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Billy Meyer
Represented: Newark, NJ
Ballpark: n/a
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 Richard Baker 26 135 497 449 58 122 20 3 3 46 22 9 34 52 .272 .323 .350 .673 157 13 0 14
2 Gene Bearden* 24 3 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 3 0
3 Joe Buzas 25 61 226 212 30 54 8 2 3 35 14 2 10 9 .255 .295 .354 .648 75 3 2 2
4 Arnold Cohen* 29 4 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
5 Jerry Crosby# 26 110 397 363 46 100 17 4 12 64 7 8 31 32 .275 .334 .444 .778 161 6 1 2
6 Jay Difani 22 72 259 230 35 63 10 1 1 24 7 3 25 22 .274 .345 .339 .684 78 3 0 4
7 Hal Douglas* 20 91 403 373 53 120 22 4 2 57 11 3 16 17 .322 .350 .418 .768 156 8 0 14
8 Daniel Doy 23 10 38 36 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 .111 .135 .139 .274 5 1 0 1
9 Frank Drews 29 44 191 158 37 45 10 2 2 20 11 3 27 10 .285 .389 .411 .801 65 2 0 6
10 Karl Drews 25 33 96 86 12 15 1 0 0 9 1 0 6 15 .174 .228 .186 .414 16 1 0 4
11 Joe Dwyer* 42 11 19 15 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .267 .353 .333 .686 5 1 0 2
12 Jack Farmer 32 19 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .077 .000 .077 0 0 0 0
13 Harry Garbett 20 10 25 19 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 2 .211 .400 .211 .611 4 2 0 0
14 Frank Hiller 24 29 73 65 10 16 2 0 0 7 1 0 3 9 .246 .279 .277 .556 18 2 0 5
15 Goldie Holt 43 55 91 75 7 20 1 0 0 7 2 0 13 5 .267 .382 .280 .662 21 0 1 2
16 Bill Houtz* 20 16 27 24 7 8 3 1 0 4 0 0 3 3 .333 .407 .542 .949 13 0 0 0
17 Stephen Kuk 31 107 404 338 57 91 13 1 7 39 15 8 55 26 .269 .376 .376 .752 127 5 3 8
18 Kenneth Losey? -- 4 12 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 6 0
19 Edward Mackay 21 32 75 63 6 16 0 0 0 6 0 0 8 10 .254 .347 .254 .601 16 0 1 3
20 Frank Makosky 35 19 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 1 0 0
21 John Maldovan 23 30 81 70 11 17 1 2 0 9 0 1 9 14 .243 .329 .314 .643 22 1 0 2
22 Otto Meyers* 31 8 16 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 .188 .188 3 0
23 Charles Mistos* 28 21 45 33 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 10 7 .242 .419 .242 .661 8 0 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
24 Walter Nowak* 28 22 83 78 11 22 8 1 0 7 4 2 4 10 .282 .317 .410 .727 32 1 0 1
25 Phil Page 39 23 10 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .375 .750 3 0 0 2
26 Mike Portner 26 143 565 482 83 132 21 9 18 91 26 10 75 78 .274 .373 .467 .840 225 11 1 7
27 William Rabe 24 146 612 498 110 125 19 4 9 56 42 15 102 75 .251 .386 .359 .745 179 7 7 5
28 Nick Rhabe* 29 25 103 91 14 30 3 0 0 7 1 2 7 0 .330 .384 .363 .746 33 1 1 4
29 Murray Rothman 24 22 77 70 7 11 1 0 0 11 2 0 5 3 .157 .224 .171 .395 12 0 1 1
30 Bill Steinecke 38 28 92 79 9 25 2 0 0 14 5 1 10 2 .316 .393 .342 .735 27 1 0 3
31 William Sucky 25 14 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
32 Hugh Taylor 23 71 239 193 23 43 9 0 2 19 9 1 35 12 .223 .345 .301 .645 58 6 1 10
33 Walter VanGrofski 33 76 233 200 21 58 7 0 2 20 4 0 21 9 .290 .360 .355 .715 71 2 1 11
34 Phil Weintraub* 37 40 160 132 28 41 10 2 8 25 1 1 26 13 .311 .431 .598 1.030 79 2 2 0
35 Roy Zimmerman* 28 109 474 404 81 114 15 4 32 81 19 7 60 50 .282 .387 .577 .964 233 6 9 1
35 Players 26.8 153 5692 4936 772 1327 205 40 101 670 204 605 510 .269 .352 .388 .740 1915 87 31 120
* - 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 Gene Bearden* 24 0 1 .000 9.00 1 8.0 9 9 8 8 1 2.125 10.1 9.0 1.1 0.13
2 Karl Drews 25 19 9 .679 2.70 33 30 24 6 240.0 193 90 72 113 115 14 0 4 1.275 7.2 4.2 4.3 1.02
3 Jack Farmer 32 4 3 .571 3.27 19 2 1 0 44.0 40 21 16 19 13 1 0 0 1.341 8.2 3.9 2.7 0.68
4 John Gambol? 27 0 0 1 1.0 2 2 0 4.000 18.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
5 Harry Garbett 20 5 1 .833 3.80 10 9 5 0 64.0 62 30 27 57 33 5 0 4 1.859 8.7 8.0 4.6 0.58
6 Thomas Grace* 22 0 2 .000 3 13.0 9 21 5 2.308 6.2 14.5 3.5 0.24
7 Frank Hiller 24 14 8 .636 2.58 25 25 13 3 185.0 169 76 53 68 70 7 0 3 1.281 8.2 3.3 3.4 1.03
8 Bill Houtz* 20 4 4 .500 5.46 14 9 1 1 56.0 47 46 34 65 32 3 0 3 2.000 7.6 10.4 5.1 0.49
9 Edward Mackay 21 12 12 .500 3.18 31 25 14 1 195.0 178 90 69 84 86 8 0 4 1.344 8.2 3.9 4.0 1.02
10 Frank Makosky 35 2 1 .667 1.80 19 0 0 0 35.0 22 11 7 14 23 0 0 1 1.029 5.7 3.6 5.9 1.64
11 John Maldovan 23 16 6 .727 3.95 28 22 12 3 180.0 142 93 79 148 112 4 0 9 1.611 7.1 7.4 5.6 0.76
12 Jack McKinney 24 0 0 6 13.0 21 15 4 2.769 14.5 10.4 2.8 0.27
13 Carmine Melignano 19 0 0 2 5.0 7 4 1 2.200 12.6 7.2 1.8 0.25
14 Charles Mistos* 28 6 7 .462 4.08 21 15 6 0 119.0 135 60 54 52 41 0 0 0 1.571 10.2 3.9 3.1 0.79 Stats for 2 teams
15 John Moore 23 5 2 .714 8 52.0 36 29 26 1.250 6.2 5.0 4.5 0.90
16 Walter Ockey 25 0 2 .000 8 13.0 11 14 2 1.923 7.6 9.7 1.4 0.14
17 Phil Page* 39 0 4 .000 4.00 23 0 0 0 45.0 63 30 20 15 11 0 0 1 1.733 12.6 3.0 2.2 0.73
18 Fred Pepper 26 1 2 .333 5 22.0 30 17 2 2.136 12.3 7.0 0.8 0.12
19 Theodore Pfennig* 30 0 0 3 7.0 7 6 2 1.857 9.0 7.7 2.6 0.33
20 William Sucky 25 2 2 .500 7.14 14 4 1 0 29.0 38 30 23 25 9 1 0 3 2.172 11.8 7.8 2.8 0.36
20 Players 25.4 89 64 .582 153 153
* - 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
Walter VanGrofski 74 294 59 5 7 .986 4.77 3 33 32 49%
Hugh Taylor 65 278 38 8 6 .975 4.86 4 21 10 32%
Bill Steinecke 27 101 13 4 1 .966 4.22 1 14 6 30%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Zimmerman 109 1019 89 20 88 .982 10.17
Phil Weintraub 39 314 15 5 39 .985 8.44

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jay Difani 47 91 160 11 32 .958 5.34
Frank Drews 44 107 155 4 36 .985 5.95
Jerry Crosby 31 75 92 3 14 .982 5.39
Joe Buzas 26 57 83 8 15 .946 5.38
Daniel Doy 10 23 27 4 2 .926 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Portner 139 160 276 25 32 .946 3.14
Joe Buzas 11 11 19 3 1 .909 2.73

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Baker 133 285 366 59 79 .917 4.89
Joe Buzas 19 38 36 4 13 .949 3.89
Jay Difani 11 18 24 4 1 .913 3.82

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Rabe 142 264 7 7 2 .975 1.91
Stephen Kuk 100 176 10 5 2 .974 1.86
Hal Douglas 91 143 14 6 7 .963 1.73
Jerry Crosby 72 105 4 1 0 .991 1.51
Nick Rhabe 25 35 5 1 2 .976 1.60
Murray Rothman 19 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.05
Walter Nowak 18 18 1 1 0 .950 1.06
Goldie Holt 17 20 0 0 0 1.000 1.18

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Karl Drews 33 17 63 3 7 .964 2.42
Edward Mackay 31 17 39 6 2 .903 1.81
John Maldovan 28 3 23 0 2 1.000 0.93
Frank Hiller 25 25 46 4 6 .947 2.84
Phil Page 23 2 13 2 1 .882 0.65
Charles Mistos 21 10 22 3 1 .914 1.52 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Farmer 19 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.42
Frank Makosky 19 0 7 0 0 1.000 0.37
Bill Houtz 14 2 8 1 0 .909 0.71
William Sucky 14 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.57
Harry Garbett 10 4 13 1 0 .944 1.70
John Moore 8 0.00
Walter Ockey 8 0.00
Jack McKinney 6 0.00
Fred Pepper 5 0.00
Thomas Grace 3 0.00
Theodore Pfennig 3 0.00
Carmine Melignano 2 0.00
Gene Bearden 1 0.00
John Gambol 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Richard Baker 26 R 6' 0.0" 170 1919
Gene Bearden 24 L L 6' 3.0" 198 Sep 5, 1920 Lexa, AR, US
Joe Buzas 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 2, 1919 Alpha, NJ, US
Arnold Cohen 29 L 5' 4.0" 158 1916
Jerry Crosby 26 S 5' 11.0" 175 1919
Jay Difani 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 21, 1922 Crystal City, MO, US
Hal Douglas 20 L R 5' 9.0" 175 Aug 12, 1924 Statesville, NC, US
Daniel Doy 23 R 5' 9.0" 158 May 13, 1922
Frank Drews 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 25, 1916 Buffalo, NY, US
Karl Drews 25 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Feb 22, 1920 Staten Island, NY, US
Joe Dwyer 42 L L 5' 9.0" 186 Mar 27, 1903 Orange, NJ, US
Jack Farmer 32 R R 5' 8.0" 145 Mar 12, 1913 London, KY, US
John Gambol 27 Mar 29, 1918 New Brunswick, NJ, US
Harry Garbett 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 27, 1924 Queens, NY, US
Thomas Grace 22 L L 5' 9.0" 160 1923
Frank Hiller 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 13, 1920 Irvington, NJ, US
Goldie Holt 43 R 5' 7.0" 165 Mar 22, 1902 Enloe, TX, US
Bill Houtz 20 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 29, 1924 Newport, PA, US
Stephen Kuk 31 R 5' 10.0" 175 1914
Kenneth Losey -- Unknown
Edward Mackay 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1924
Frank Makosky 35 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 20, 1910 Boonton, NJ, US
John Maldovan 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 17, 1922 Cleveland, OH, US
Jack McKinney 24 R R 6' 4.0" 202 Apr 21, 1921 Atlanta, GA, US
Carmine Melignano 19 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 12, 1926
Otto Meyers 31 L 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 1, 1914 Wauseon, OH, US
Charles Mistos 28 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1917
John Moore 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1922
Walter Nowak 28 L 5' 9.0" 175 1917
Walter Ockey 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 4, 1920 New York, NY, US
Phil Page 39 R L 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 23, 1905 Springfield, MA, US
Fred Pepper 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1919
Theodore Pfennig 30 L L 6' 1.0" 165 1915
Mike Portner 26 R 5' 8.0" 165 Sep 6, 1918
William Rabe 24 R 5' 9.0" 154 1921
Nick Rhabe 29 L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 10, 1916 Detroit, MI, US
Murray Rothman 24 R 5' 11.0" 175 1921
Bill Steinecke 38 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Feb 7, 1907 Cincinnati, OH, US
William Sucky 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1920
Hugh Taylor 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 1922
Walter VanGrofski 33 R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 13, 1911 Bloomfield, NJ, US
Phil Weintraub 37 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 12, 1907 Chicago, IL, US
Roy Zimmerman 28 L L 6' 2.0" 187 Sep 13, 1916 Pine Grove, PA, US

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