Mobile Site You Are Here > Home > Minor Leagues > Teams > 1920 St. Louis Browns


1920 St. Louis Browns

1920 > Class Major League > 1920 American League
Overall: 76-77
Scored 797 runs, Allowed 766 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-74

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jimmy Burke
Represented: St. Louis, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 419,311
Other Years: 1919 / 1921

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Jimmy Austin# 40 83 330 280 38 76 11 3 1 32 2 4 31 15 .271 .352 .343 .695 96 4 15
2 Bill Bayne* 21 18 36 35 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 11 .171 .171 .229 .400 8 0 1
3 Josh Billings 28 66 178 155 19 43 5 2 0 11 1 0 11 10 .277 .353 .335 .688 52 7 5
4 George Boehler 28 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0
5 Bill Burwell* 25 35 45 42 4 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .167 .186 .214 .400 9 0 2
6 Pat Collins 23 23 31 28 5 6 1 0 0 6 0 0 3 5 .214 .290 .250 .540 7 0 0
7 Dixie Davis 29 38 108 94 8 25 4 0 0 10 0 1 7 11 .266 .317 .309 .625 29 0 7
8 Joe DeBerry* 23 10 21 18 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .211 .222 .433 4 0 2
9 Bert Gallia 28 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
10 Joe Gedeon 26 153 713 606 95 177 33 6 0 61 1 3 55 36 .292 .355 .366 .721 222 4 48
11 Wally Gerber 28 154 663 584 70 163 26 2 2 60 4 13 58 32 .279 .346 .341 .687 199 2 19
12 Johnnie Heving 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
13 Baby Doll Jacobson 29 154 673 609 97 216 34 14 9 122 11 7 46 37 .355 .402 .501 .903 305 2 16
14 Lyman Lamb 25 9 27 24 4 9 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 7 .375 .375 .458 .833 11 0 3
15 Dud Lee* 20 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 2 0 1
16 Lefty Leifield* 36 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
17 Hod Leverette 31 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
18 Adrian Lynch# 23 5 10 9 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .222 .300 .222 .522 2 0 0
19 Marty McManus 20 1 4 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 3 0 1
20 Billy Mullen 24 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
21 Earl Pruess 25 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0
22 Ray Richmond 24 2 8 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 1
23 Roy Sanders 26 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
24 Hank Severeid 29 123 465 422 46 117 14 5 2 49 5 3 33 11 .277 .336 .348 .684 147 4 6
25 Urban Shocker 29 38 98 80 8 18 3 0 0 10 0 1 11 21 .225 .333 .263 .596 21 2 5
26 John Shovlin 29 7 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0
27 George Sisler* 27 154 692 631 137 257 49 18 19 122 42 17 46 19 .407 .449 .632 1.082 399 2 13
28 Earl Smith# 29 103 377 353 45 108 21 8 3 55 11 4 13 18 .306 .336 .436 .772 154 3 8
29 Allan Sothoron# 27 36 79 72 4 16 1 1 0 6 0 1 2 10 .222 .243 .264 .507 19 0 5
30 Paul Speraw 26 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
31 Frank Thompson 24 22 67 53 7 9 0 0 0 5 1 1 13 10 .170 .343 .170 .513 9 1 0
32 Jack Tobin* 28 147 652 593 94 202 34 10 4 62 21 13 39 23 .341 .383 .452 .835 268 2 18
33 Elam Vangilder 24 24 32 30 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .133 .188 .133 .321 4 0 0
34 Carl Weilman* 30 30 72 63 6 11 0 0 0 6 0 0 4 12 .175 .235 .175 .410 11 1 4
35 Dutch Wetzel 26 7 26 21 5 9 1 1 0 5 0 1 4 1 .429 .520 .571 1.091 12 0 1
36 Ken Williams* 30 141 592 521 90 160 34 13 10 72 18 8 41 26 .307 .362 .480 .842 250 4 26
36 Players 28.5 154 6032 5358 797 1651 279 83 50 708 121 79 427 339 .308 .363 .419 .783 2246 39 208
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 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 Bill Bayne* 21 5 6 .455 3.70 18 13 3 6 1 0 99.2 102 51 41 3 41 38 7 0 1 413 1.435 9.2 0.3 3.7 3.4 0.93
2 George Boehler 28 0 1 .000 7.71 3 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 10 10 6 1 4 2 0 0 0 37 2.000 12.9 1.3 5.1 2.6 0.50
3 Bill Burwell 25 6 4 .600 3.65 33 2 18 0 0 4 113.1 133 55 46 5 42 30 4 1 1 485 1.544 10.6 0.4 3.3 2.4 0.71
4 Dixie Davis 29 18 12 .600 3.17 38 31 4 22 0 0 269.1 250 117 95 10 149 85 7 0 1 1131 1.481 8.4 0.3 5.0 2.8 0.57
5 Joe DeBerry 23 2 4 .333 4.94 10 7 1 3 1 0 54.2 65 35 30 2 20 12 2 0 0 234 1.555 10.7 0.3 3.3 2.0 0.60
6 Bert Gallia 28 0 1 .000 7.36 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.2 8 7 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 23 3.000 19.6 0.0 7.4 0.0 0.00
7 Lefty Leifield* 36 0 0 7.00 4 0 3 0 0 0 9.0 17 12 7 0 3 3 0 0 1 45 2.222 17.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
8 Hod Leverette 31 0 2 .000 5.23 3 2 1 0 0 0 10.1 9 6 6 1 12 0 0 0 0 48 2.032 7.8 0.9 10.5 0.0 0.00
9 Adrian Lynch 23 2 0 1.000 5.24 5 3 2 1 0 0 22.1 23 15 13 1 17 8 1 0 1 101 1.791 9.3 0.4 6.9 3.2 0.47
10 Ray Richmond 24 2 0 1.000 6.35 2 2 0 1 0 0 17.0 18 12 12 0 9 4 0 0 0 75 1.588 9.5 0.0 4.8 2.1 0.44
11 Roy Sanders 26 1 1 .500 5.19 8 1 5 0 0 0 17.1 20 10 10 1 17 2 1 0 0 82 2.135 10.4 0.5 8.8 1.0 0.12
12 John Scheneberg 32 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 7 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 13 4.000 31.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
13 Urban Shocker 29 20 10 .667 2.71 38 28 10 22 5 5 245.2 224 97 74 10 70 107 4 0 0 978 1.197 8.2 0.4 2.6 3.9 1.53
14 George Sisler* 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
15 Allan Sothoron 27 8 15 .348 4.70 36 26 10 12 1 2 218.1 263 151 114 6 89 81 6 0 10 953 1.612 10.8 0.2 3.7 3.3 0.91
16 Elam Vangilder 24 3 8 .273 5.50 24 13 8 4 0 0 104.2 131 83 64 7 40 25 3 1 0 466 1.634 11.3 0.6 3.4 2.1 0.63
17 Carl Weilman* 30 9 13 .409 4.47 30 24 3 13 1 2 183.1 201 103 91 6 61 45 3 2 2 754 1.429 9.9 0.3 3.0 2.2 0.74
17 Players 27.0 76 77 .497 4.03 154 154 70 84 9 14 1378.2 1481 766 618 53 578 444 38 4 17 5842 1.493 9.7 0.3 3.8 2.9 0.77

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Hank Severeid 117 480 111 10 16 .983 5.05 3 69 72 51%
Josh Billings 40 138 36 6 1 .967 4.35 3 25 15 38%
Pat Collins 7 8 2 0 0 1.000 1.43 0 1 0 0%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Sisler 154 1477 140 16 95 .990 10.50
Baby Doll Jacobson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Gedeon 153 365 421 29 73 .964 5.14
Frank Thompson 2 1 0 2 0 .333 0.50
Billy Mullen 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Austin 75 108 171 17 12 .943 3.72
Earl Smith 70 73 146 20 9 .916 3.13
Frank Thompson 14 16 27 6 3 .878 3.07
Marty McManus 1 0 2 1 0 .667 2.00
Paul Speraw 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Gerber 154 288 513 52 76 .939 5.20
John Shovlin 5 3 5 0 0 1.000 1.60
Dud Lee 1 0 1 2 0 .333 1.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Williams 94 0.00
Jack Tobin 45 0.00
Earl Smith 6 0.00
Lyman Lamb 5 0.00
Dutch Wetzel 5 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Baby Doll Jacobson 110 0.00
Ken Williams 44 0.00
Earl Smith 2 0.00
Lyman Lamb 1 0.00
Dutch Wetzel 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Tobin 102 0.00
Baby Doll Jacobson 44 0.00
Earl Smith 9 0.00
Lyman Lamb 1 0.00
Earl Pruess 1 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Baby Doll Jacobson 154 394 18 9 6 .979 2.68
Jack Tobin 147 293 18 13 2 .960 2.12
Ken Williams 138 331 17 14 7 .961 2.52
Earl Smith 15 34 4 3 2 .927 2.53
Lyman Lamb 7 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.43
Dutch Wetzel 6 13 1 2 0 .875 2.33
Earl Pruess 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dixie Davis 38 13 47 3 3 .952 1.58
Urban Shocker 38 13 58 1 0 .986 1.87
Allan Sothoron 36 12 49 14 0 .813 1.69
Bill Burwell 33 14 24 2 1 .950 1.15
Carl Weilman 30 16 52 4 2 .944 2.27
Elam Vangilder 24 1 28 2 2 .935 1.21
Bill Bayne 18 3 16 1 1 .950 1.06
Joe DeBerry 10 7 14 1 0 .955 2.10
Roy Sanders 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Adrian Lynch 5 0 4 1 0 .800 0.80
Lefty Leifield 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
George Boehler 3 0 3 1 0 .750 1.00
Hod Leverette 3 0 7 0 0 1.000 2.33
Bert Gallia 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ray Richmond 2 3 4 0 0 1.000 3.50
John Scheneberg 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
George Sisler 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jimmy Austin 40 S R 5' 7.0" 155 Dec 8, 1879 Swansea, Swansea, GB 1920-04-14 1920-09-28
Bill Bayne 21 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 18, 1899 Pittsburgh, PA, US 1920-04-22 1920-10-02
Josh Billings 28 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 30, 1891 Grantville, KS, US 1920-04-17 1920-09-29
George Boehler 28 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 2, 1892 Lawrenceburg, IN, US 1920-09-21 1920-09-27
Bill Burwell 25 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 27, 1895 Jarbalo, KS, US 1920-05-01 1920-09-28
Pat Collins 23 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Sep 13, 1896 Sweet Springs, MO, US 1920-04-21 1920-10-03
Dixie Davis 29 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Oct 12, 1890 Wilsons Mills, NC, US 1920-04-24 1920-10-01
Joe DeBerry 23 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 29, 1896 Mount Gilead, NC, US 1920-08-24 1920-10-02
Bert Gallia 28 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 14, 1891 Beeville, TX, US 1920-04-21 1920-04-24
Joe Gedeon 26 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Dec 5, 1893 Sacramento, CA, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Wally Gerber 28 R R 5' 10.0" 152 Aug 18, 1891 Columbus, OH, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Johnnie Heving 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 29, 1896 Covington, KY, US 1920-09-24 1920-09-24
Baby Doll Jacobson 29 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Aug 16, 1890 Cable, IL, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Lyman Lamb 25 R R 5' 7.0" 150 Mar 17, 1895 Lincoln, NE, US 1920-09-14 1920-10-03
Dud Lee 20 L R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 22, 1899 Denver, CO, US 1920-10-03 1920-10-03
Lefty Leifield 36 L L 6' 1.0" 165 Sep 5, 1883 Trenton, IL, US 1920-05-18 1920-09-24
Hod Leverette 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 4, 1889 Shreveport, LA, US 1920-04-22 1920-05-08
Adrian Lynch 23 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 9, 1897 Laurens, IA, US 1920-08-04 1920-10-02
Marty McManus 20 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Mar 14, 1900 Chicago, IL, US 1920-09-25 1920-09-25
Billy Mullen 24 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Jan 23, 1896 St. Louis, MO, US 1920-10-02 1920-10-03
Earl Pruess 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 2, 1895 Chicago, IL, US 1920-09-15 1920-09-15
Ray Richmond 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 5, 1896 Fillmore, IL, US 1920-09-25 1920-10-03
Roy Sanders 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 10, 1894 Pittsburg, KS, US 1920-04-22 1920-05-31
John Scheneberg 32 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 20, 1887 Guyandotte, WV, US 1920-09-24 1920-09-24
Hank Severeid 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 1, 1891 Story City, IA, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-02
Urban Shocker 29 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 22, 1890 Cleveland, OH, US 1920-04-17 1920-08-29
John Shovlin 29 R R 5' 7.0" 163 Jan 14, 1891 Drifton, PA, US 1920-04-22 1920-05-12
George Sisler 27 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Mar 24, 1893 Manchester, OH, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Earl Smith 29 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 20, 1891 Oak Hill, OH, US 1920-04-24 1920-10-03
Allan Sothoron 27 S R 5' 11.0" 182 Apr 27, 1893 Bradford, OH, US 1920-04-14 1920-09-16
Paul Speraw 26 R R 5' 8.0" 145 Oct 5, 1893 Annville, PA, US 1920-09-15 1920-09-15
Frank Thompson 24 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Jul 2, 1895 Springfield, MO, US 1920-05-06 1920-08-17
Jack Tobin 28 L L 5' 8.0" 142 May 4, 1892 St. Louis, MO, US 1920-04-14 1920-10-03
Elam Vangilder 24 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Apr 23, 1896 Cape Girardeau, MO, US 1920-04-21 1920-09-29
Carl Weilman 30 L L 6' 5.0" 187 Nov 29, 1889 Hamilton, OH, US 1920-05-04 1920-09-29
Dutch Wetzel 26 R R 5' 9.0" 177 Jul 7, 1893 Columbus, IN, US 1920-09-15 1920-10-03
Ken Williams 30 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 28, 1890 Grants Pass, OR, US 1920-04-14 1920-09-24

About the Minor League Data

Performance data on minor and international leagues is licensed from and provided by the SABR Minor Leagues Database, a community project sponsored by the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

The database is under active development. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources. To learn more about these limitations, or to find out how to contribute, click here.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.