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1938 Portsmouth Red Birds

1938 > Class C > 1938 Middle Atlantic League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Benny Borgmann
Represented: Portsmouth, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1937 / 1939

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 Walter Alston 26 122 444 138 22 3 28 .311 .563 250
2 Benny Borgmann 39 117 485 153 27 2 1 .315 .386 187
3 Rhett Charley 22 10 12 3 1 1 0 .250 .500 6
4 Dain Clay 18 128 507 170 36 7 24 .335 .576 292
5 David Danaher* 21 128 544 171 29 7 10 .314 .449 244
6 Moose Fralick* 26 48 111 24 4 0 0 .216 .252 28
7 Carl Hansen 19 34 70 11 1 0 1 .157 .214 15
8 Bill Hart 25 127 471 161 31 1 16 .342 .514 242
9 Douglas Johnson 24 14 18 3 0 1 0 .167 .278 5
10 Whitey Kurowski 20 129 542 209 41 6 14 .386 .561 304
11 John Maher 23 33 72 10 0 0 0 .139 .139 10
12 Charles Martin 24 115 394 96 11 5 0 .244 .297 117
13 Fred Martin 23 43 99 27 3 3 2 .273 .424 42
14 John McGowan 23 13 47 11 2 1 0 .234 .319 15
15 Dick Moran? -- 22 52 13 4 0 0 .250 .327 17
16 Ernie White 21 50 113 22 2 1 0 .195 .230 26
17 Chester Wieczorek 23 129 528 193 46 5 28 .366 .631 333
17 Players 24.1
* - 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 Moose Fralick 26 18 10 .643 4.30 39 226.0 233 130 108 76 1.367 9.3 3.0
2 Carl Hansen 19 12 5 .706 4.00 32 162.0 184 92 72 38 1.370 10.2 2.1
3 Douglas Johnson 24 4 3 .571 6.26 14 46.0 54 40 32 37 1.978 10.6 7.2
4 John Maher 23 12 11 .522 4.23 33 198.0 202 115 93 97 1.510 9.2 4.4
5 Fred Martin 23 16 9 .640 4.97 36 190.0 247 127 105 46 1.542 11.7 2.2
6 Max Surkont 16 0 0 13.50 2 2.0 4 3 3 4 4.000 18.0 18.0
7 Ernie White* 21 15 6 .714 4.25 32 199.0 204 109 94 73 1.392 9.2 3.3
7 Players 22.6
* - 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
Charles Martin 115 688 63 21 .973 6.53
Dick Moran 21 80 7 3 .967 4.14

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Alston 122 1084 56 9 .992 9.34

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benny Borgmann 116 261 367 25 .962 5.41

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Whitey Kurowski 119 124 228 42 .893 2.96

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Hart 117 216 319 32 .944 4.57

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chester Wieczorek 129 208 12 7 .969 1.71
David Danaher 127 216 8 12 .949 1.76
Dain Clay 108 181 11 6 .970 1.78
John McGowan 13 17 3 1 .952 1.54

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Walter Alston 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 1, 1911 Venice, OH, US
Junius Beck 19 May 24, 1919 Durham, NC, US
Joe Berhman 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 26, 1915
Benny Borgmann 39 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Nov 22, 1898 Haledon, NJ, US
Harold Bush 22 R 6' 2.0" 204 1916
Rhett Charley 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1916
Dain Clay 18 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 10, 1919 Hicksville, OH, US
David Danaher 21 L 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 14, 1916
Leslie Dunkle 24 L L 6' 3.0" 185 1914
Moose Fralick 26 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 22, 1912 Washington, PA, US
Carl Hansen 19 R R 6' 4.0" 180 1919
Bill Hart 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 4, 1913 Wiconisco, PA, US
John Hobson 22 L 5' 11.0" 185 1916
Douglas Johnson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1914
Whitey Kurowski 20 R R 5' 11.0" 193 Apr 19, 1918 Reading, PA, US
John Maher 23 R R 6' 0.0" 162 1915
Marshall -- Unknown
Charles Martin 24 R 5' 11.0" 175 1914
Fred Martin 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 27, 1915 Williams, OK, US
John McGowan 23 R R 5' 9.0" 175 1915
Dick Moran -- Unknown
Norman Plymale -- 6' 2.0" 180 Unknown
Phalti Shoffner 21 R L 5' 11.0" 178 Aug 7, 1916 NC, US
John Sterza -- Unknown
Max Surkont 16 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 16, 1922 Central Falls, RI, US
Archie Templeton 17 L L 5' 11.0" 195 1921
Clarence Wells 23 R 6' 0.0" 170 1915
Ernie White 21 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 5, 1916 Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Chester Wieczorek 23 R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 14, 1915 Winona, MN, US

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