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1952 Columbus Red Birds

1952 > Class AAA > 1952 American Association
Overall: 68-85
Scored 666 runs, Allowed 776 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-87

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Johnny Keane
Represented: Columbus, OH
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 William Allen* 22 37 59 56 7 13 2 1 0 5 0 1 6 .232 .246 .304 .549 17 0 0 2
2 Ralph Beard 23 31 52 48 3 10 0 0 0 3 0 3 11 .208 .255 .208 .463 10 5 0 1
3 Vern Benson* 27 58 250 213 31 51 11 0 4 30 2 36 28 .239 .352 .347 .699 74 3 1 0
4 Douglas Clark 24 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Hal Coffman 23 36 42 37 3 12 1 2 1 3 0 4 14 .324 .390 .541 .931 20 0 0 1
6 Russ Derry* 35 72 255 223 40 71 13 1 18 55 3 32 33 .318 .404 .628 1.032 140 3 0 0
7 J.C. Dunn 26 15 29 25 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 .120 .241 .120 .361 3 1 0 0
8 George Eyrich 27 8 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Dave Johnson 21 7 17 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Everette Joyner* 24 20 44 41 4 10 2 0 1 4 0 2 1 .244 .279 .366 .645 15 0 0 1
11 Thomas Keating* 25 29 34 29 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 14 .103 .188 .103 .291 3 0 0 2
12 William Killinger 24 19 62 53 8 22 5 0 0 9 0 9 5 .415 .500 .509 1.009 27 3 0 0
13 Chuck Kress* 30 128 539 435 79 125 23 4 24 85 5 102 50 .287 .424 .524 .948 228 8 1 1
14 Kurt Krieger 25 18 39 32 3 5 1 1 0 1 0 3 9 .156 .229 .250 .479 8 0 0 4
15 Ralph Lageman* 24 15 45 43 2 7 2 0 0 2 0 2 9 .163 .200 .209 .409 9 2 0 0
16 Wally Lammers 25 125 538 459 64 118 22 3 1 47 2 69 50 .257 .360 .325 .685 149 5 5 5
17 Dan Lewandowski 24 21 13 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 1
18 Ed Ludwig* 20 25 33 27 0 6 1 0 0 3 0 3 11 .222 .300 .259 .559 7 0 0 3
19 Dummy Lynch 26 128 549 486 70 128 23 5 2 39 10 55 39 .263 .339 .344 .683 167 26 1 7
20 Herb Mancini 24 25 68 62 6 10 0 0 0 4 1 5 9 .161 .224 .161 .385 10 0 0 1
21 David Manier 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Floyd Melliere 27 34 72 64 5 9 1 0 0 1 0 2 15 .141 .167 .156 .323 10 1 0 6
23 Ed Mickelson 25 12 29 26 3 8 4 0 0 5 0 2 4 .308 .379 .462 .841 12 0 1 0
24 Stu Miller 24 28 37 31 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 4 7 .194 .286 .226 .512 7 0 0 2
25 Dick Morgan 24 17 41 41 1 10 1 1 0 6 0 0 5 .244 .244 .317 .561 13 3 0 0
26 Bob Moscrey* 22 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Mo Mozzali* 29 81 288 255 41 71 13 5 2 27 2 28 14 .278 .350 .392 .742 100 7 0 5
28 James Neufeldt 25 137 464 421 62 110 15 5 3 34 10 35 56 .261 .325 .342 .667 144 7 5 3
29 Hisel Patrick 26 36 43 39 1 6 0 0 0 4 0 2 5 .154 .195 .154 .349 6 1 0 2
30 Lee Peterson 29 7 1 1 1.000
31 Howard Phillips* 22 140 539 475 56 129 20 13 4 55 4 60 68 .272 .357 .394 .751 187 11 3 1
32 Russ Rac 22 104 324 292 33 63 8 3 5 31 1 29 39 .216 .289 .315 .604 92 11 1 2
33 Dick Rand 21 109 362 309 39 79 18 3 2 51 4 50 56 .256 .359 .353 .712 109 9 0 3
34 Bill Sarni 24 89 294 276 29 70 11 3 7 43 2 15 26 .254 .295 .391 .686 108 9 1 2
35 Willard Schmidt 24 4 10 1 .100
36 Donald Spencer 24 7 21 3 .143
37 Bobby Tiefenauer 22 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Jay Van Noy* 23 126 487 436 63 108 21 6 9 61 6 40 81 .248 .318 .385 .703 168 10 5 6
38 Players 25.1 153 5708 5010 666 1269 219 57 84 616 52 613 693 .253 .338 .370 .708 1854 126 25 60
* - 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 William Allen* 22 8 10 .444 4.99 32 19 6 2 148.0 155 87 82 85 101 1 0 3 1.622 9.4 5.2 6.1 1.19
2 Ralph Beard 23 8 11 .421 3.66 31 18 7 0 150.0 140 78 61 58 54 5 1 6 1.320 8.4 3.5 3.2 0.93
3 Robert Bills* 25 0 0 1 2.0
4 Douglas Clark 24 0 2 .000 15.00 3 0 6.0 6 10 10 0 6 2 0 0 0 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
5 Hal Coffman 23 1 8 .111 5.67 29 12 2 0 108.0 136 80 68 57 66 3 0 5 1.787 11.3 4.8 5.5 1.16
6 George Eyrich 27 0 0 8 22.0
7 Thomas Keating 25 3 9 .250 5.88 29 13 2 0 104.0 123 81 68 74 63 1 0 3 1.894 10.6 6.4 5.5 0.85
8 Kurt Krieger 25 3 9 .250 4.42 18 15 5 0 114.0 120 62 56 39 39 1 1 3 1.395 9.5 3.1 3.1 1.00
9 Dan Lewandowski 24 2 6 .250 5.94 21 7 0 0 53.0 67 40 35 19 17 4 0 1 1.623 11.4 3.2 2.9 0.89
10 Ed Ludwig* 20 6 7 .462 5.08 25 13 5 0 108.0 126 67 61 35 54 2 0 2 1.491 10.5 2.9 4.5 1.54
11 David Manier 21 0 0 1 1.2
12 Floyd Melliere 27 15 10 .600 4.60 32 25 14 2 180.0 221 115 92 60 64 1 0 6 1.561 11.0 3.0 3.2 1.07
13 Stu Miller 24 11 5 .688 2.34 28 13 5 4 119.0 113 44 31 38 82 4 0 4 1.269 8.5 2.9 6.2 2.16
14 Herb Moford 23 0 0 4 10.0
15 Hisel Patrick 26 9 5 .643 4.90 36 11 2 0 125.0 117 71 68 77 73 10 0 2 1.552 8.4 5.5 5.3 0.95
16 Lee Peterson 29 0 1 .000 0.82 7 0 11.0 7 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0.727 5.7 0.0 0.8 1.6 2.00
17 Roy Pounds* 24 0 0 1 2.0
18 Willard Schmidt 24 2 1 .667 2.89 4 0 28.0 24 11 9 10 21 1.214 7.7 3.2 6.8 2.10
19 Bobby Tiefenauer 22 0 1 .000 4.50 2 0 10.0 16 5 5 2 5 3 1 0 1 2.100 14.4 1.8 4.5 2.7 0.60
19 Players 24.1 68 85 .444 153 153 776
* - 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
Dick Rand 83 403 44 9 4 .980 5.39 3
Bill Sarni 62 308 32 3 7 .991 5.48 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Kress 127 1099 83 11 105 .991 9.31
Mo Mozzali 24 156 8 2 16 .988 6.83

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howard Phillips 136 323 343 25 95 .964 4.90
Dummy Lynch 13 32 39 4 7 .947 5.46

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dummy Lynch 90 81 191 16 28 .944 3.02
Vern Benson 31 18 49 6 6 .918 2.16
James Neufeldt 27 21 46 4 7 .944 2.48

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Lammers 122 224 371 38 71 .940 4.88
Dummy Lynch 27 42 68 8 12 .932 4.07

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jay Van Noy 124 298 9 6 1 .981 2.48
James Neufeldt 104 202 20 5 6 .978 2.13
Russ Rac 89 159 6 8 0 .954 1.85
Russ Derry 63 136 5 2 1 .986 2.24
Mo Mozzali 51 72 2 0 1 1.000 1.45
Vern Benson 29 44 3 0 0 1.000 1.62
William Killinger 16 23 0 3 0 .885 1.44
Ralph Lageman 13 25 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Everette Joyner 11 18 0 1 0 .947 1.64

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hisel Patrick 36 8 15 1 2 .958 0.64
William Allen 32 10 23 0 1 1.000 1.03
Floyd Melliere 32 18 42 3 5 .952 1.88
Ralph Beard 31 12 25 6 2 .860 1.19
Hal Coffman 29 5 20 4 1 .862 0.86
Thomas Keating 29 6 21 2 0 .931 0.93
Stu Miller 28 6 29 3 1 .921 1.25
Ed Ludwig 25 7 11 0 0 1.000 0.72
Dan Lewandowski 21 2 10 0 1 1.000 0.57
Kurt Krieger 18 6 25 2 1 .939 1.72
George Eyrich 8 0.00
Lee Peterson 7 0.00
Herb Moford 4 0.00
Willard Schmidt 4 0.00
Douglas Clark 3 0.00
Bobby Tiefenauer 2 0.00
Robert Bills 1 0.00
David Manier 1 0.00
Roy Pounds 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
William Allen 22 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Ralph Beard 23 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Feb 11, 1929 Cincinnati, OH, US
Vern Benson 27 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 19, 1924 Granite Quarry, NC, US
Robert Bills 25 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 27, 1927 Hastings, PA, US
Douglas Clark 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1928
Hal Coffman 23 R R 6' 1.0" 173 May 8, 1929 Topeka, KS, US
Russ Derry 35 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 7, 1916 Princeton, MO, US
J.C. Dunn 26 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Mar 2, 1926
George Eyrich 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 3, 1925 Reading, PA, US
Dave Johnson 21 R 5' 10.0" 175 1931 Joplin, MO, US
Everette Joyner 24 L R 6' 2.0" 188 Sep 9, 1927
Thomas Keating 25 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Nov 10, 1926
William Killinger 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 1, 1927 PA, US
Chuck Kress 30 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1921 Philadelphia, PA, US
Kurt Krieger 25 R R 6' 3.0" 212 Sep 16, 1926 Traisen, AT
Ralph Lageman 24 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 25, 1928 Quincy, IL, US
Wally Lammers 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 31, 1926 Buckley, IL, US
Dan Lewandowski 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 6, 1928 Buffalo, NY, US
Ed Ludwig 20 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 30, 1932 Council, ID, US
Dummy Lynch 26 R R 5' 11.0" 174 Feb 7, 1926 Dallas, TX, US
Herb Mancini 24 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1928
David Manier 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1931
Floyd Melliere 27 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1925
Ed Mickelson 25 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 9, 1926 Ottawa, IL, US
Stu Miller 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 26, 1927 Northampton, MA, US
Herb Moford 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 6, 1928 Brooksville, KY, US
Dick Morgan 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 2, 1928
Bob Moscrey 22 L R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Mo Mozzali 29 L L 5' 10.0" 158 Dec 12, 1922 Louisville, KY, US
James Neufeldt 25 R 6' 0.0" 160 1927
Hisel Patrick 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 21, 1925
Lee Peterson 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 6, 1922
Howard Phillips 22 L 5' 11.0" 162 Jan 7, 1930
Roy Pounds 24 S L 6' 2.0" 180 1928
Russ Rac 22 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Jun 15, 1930 Galveston, TX, US
Dick Rand 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 7, 1931 South Gate, CA, US
Bill Sarni 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 19, 1927 Los Angeles, CA, US
Willard Schmidt 24 R R 6' 1.0" 187 May 29, 1928 Hays, KS, US
Donald Spencer 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 9, 1927 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Bobby Tiefenauer 22 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1929 Desloge, MO, US
Jay Van Noy 23 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 4, 1928 Garland, UT, US

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