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1952 Birmingham Barons

1952 > Class AA > 1952 Southern Association
Overall: 64-90
Scored 706 runs, Allowed 865 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-91

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Red Mathis and Al Vincent
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
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 Ken Aspromonte 20 53 170 42 9 0 4 .247 .371 63
2 Albert Bennett 25 48 76 17 2 0 2 .224 .329 25
3 Milt Bolling 21 94 332 83 12 0 8 .250 .358 119
4 Bill Boyce 29 128 426 111 22 3 3 .261 .347 148
5 Robert Broome* 29 20 66 13 2 0 0 .197 .227 15
6 Norm Brown# 33 5 10 3 .300
7 Clifford Coggin 27 51 80 22 6 1 0 .275 .375 30
8 Cole? -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Herb Conyers* 31 78 285 76 8 6 4 .267 .379 108
10 David Cyrus* 24 6 4 3 .750
11 James Dickey* 25 70 268 71 13 4 6 .265 .410 110
12 Bob DiPietro 24 14 43 9 0 0 2 .209 .349 15
13 Ben Flowers 25 10 20 1 1 0 0 .050 .100 2
14 William Fogg 25 18 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1
15 John Gilbert 25 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 Jack Hartsell 25 21 18 1 0 0 0 .056 .056 1
17 Bill Kennedy* 33 30 66 16 2 1 2 .242 .394 26
18 Walt Lanfranconi 35 12 7 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 1
19 Johnny Lucadello# 33 42 122 33 4 0 1 .270 .328 40
20 Dale Lynch 32 41 121 34 6 0 1 .281 .355 43
21 John Mackinson 28 46 81 13 3 0 0 .160 .198 16
22 Red Mathis 30 75 213 55 7 3 1 .258 .333 71
23 Windy McCall* 26 40 76 18 3 0 1 .237 .316 24
24 Stan McWilliams 24 7 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Carmine Melignano 26 6 3 1 .333
26 John Minarcin 20 40 126 33 3 0 2 .262 .333 42
27 John Miskulin* 27 7 7 2 .286
28 Roy Nicely 34 44 154 26 2 1 0 .169 .195 30
29 Phil Noto 26 6 18 2 .111
30 Tommy O'Brien 33 150 559 176 45 5 19 .315 .515 288
31 Jim Piersall 22 18 56 19 4 1 1 .339 .500 28
32 Marv Rackley* 30 66 241 75 11 1 3 .311 .402 97
33 Walter Rogers# 28 132 527 162 32 4 11 .307 .446 235
34 Daniel Ryan 27 85 263 65 10 3 3 .247 .342 90
35 Ed Sadowski 21 14 47 9 0 0 0 .191 .191 9
36 Bob Scherbarth 26 5 17 5 0 0 0 .294 .294 5
37 Rollin Schuster 24 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Edward Sobczak 30 18 34 8 2 0 0 .235 .294 10
39 Marvin Stendel 23 35 100 26 5 1 5 .260 .480 48
40 Al Van Alstyne 24 49 161 38 5 1 4 .236 .354 57
41 Lefty Wallace* 30 34 34 8 1 1 0 .235 .324 11
42 Dick Young* 24 75 305 91 18 5 4 .298 .430 131
42 Players 27.6 154 5829 5156 706 1369 240 41 87 637 41 612 638 .266 .343 .379 .722 1952 61
* - 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 Albert Bennett 25 11 17 .393 6.06 48 27 214.0 253 154 144 90 1.603 10.6 3.8
2 Bill Boyce 29 0 0 1 5.0
3 Norm Brown 33 2 1 .667 5 28.0 29 18 1.679 9.3 5.8
4 Jack Bruner* 27 0 1 .000 2 1.0 5 1 6.000 45.0 9.0
5 Clifford Coggin 27 8 13 .381 4.50 40 21 178.0 188 105 89 109 1.669 9.5 5.5
6 David Cyrus 24 0 1 .000 6 12.0 12 6 1.500 9.0 4.5
7 Chuck Eisenmann 33 0 0 2 2.0
8 Ben Flowers 25 2 6 .250 4.88 10 7 59.0 62 33 32 27 1.508 9.5 4.1
9 William Fogg 25 1 0 1.000 17 42.0 66 24 2.143 14.1 5.1
10 John Gilbert 25 0 1 .000 2 4.0 10 1 2.750 22.5 2.2
11 Charles Haag 32 0 0 1 1.0 1 1 2.000 9.0 9.0
12 Jack Hartsell 25 1 4 .200 5.71 21 5 63.0 81 44 40 21 1.619 11.6 3.0
13 Bill Kennedy* 33 10 9 .526 3.86 26 23 161.0 187 86 69 42 1.422 10.5 2.3
14 Walt Lanfranconi 35 0 1 .000 11 27.0 35 11 1.704 11.7 3.7
15 John Mackinson 28 16 14 .533 3.91 44 31 230.0 226 114 100 103 1.430 8.8 4.0
16 Windy McCall* 26 10 8 .556 4.89 29 18 149.0 176 92 81 71 1.658 10.6 4.3
17 Stan McWilliams 24 0 0 7 11.0
18 Carmine Melignano 26 0 0 6 13.0
19 John Miskulin* 27 0 4 .000 7 29.0 35 14 1.690 10.9 4.3
20 Rollin Schuster 24 0 1 .000 4 6.0 11 6 2.833 16.5 9.0
21 Lefty Wallace* 30 3 9 .250 5.55 31 9 86.0 109 65 53 33 1.651 11.4 3.5
21 Players 27.5 64 90 .416 154 154 865
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Albert Bennett 48 0.00
John Mackinson 44 0.00
Clifford Coggin 40 0.00
Lefty Wallace 31 0.00
Windy McCall 29 0.00
Bill Kennedy 26 0.00
Jack Hartsell 21 0.00
William Fogg 17 0.00
Walt Lanfranconi 11 0.00
Ben Flowers 10 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ken Aspromonte 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 22, 1931 Brooklyn, NY, US
Albert Bennett 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 11, 1926 Lowell, MA, US
Milt Bolling 21 R R 6' 1.0" 177 Aug 9, 1930 Mississippi City, MS, US
Bill Boyce 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 1, 1923 Brighton, MA, US
Robert Broome 29 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 27, 1922
Norm Brown 33 S R 6' 3.0" 180 Feb 1, 1919 Evergreen, NC, US
Jack Bruner 27 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 1, 1924 Waterloo, IA, US
Clifford Coggin 27 R R 6' 0.0" 199 Nov 3, 1924 Athens, Alaskan Terr, US
Cole -- Unknown
Herb Conyers 31 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 8, 1921 Cowgill, MO, US
David Cyrus 24 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Jul 18, 1927
James Dickey 25 L L 6' 0.0" 184 Apr 21, 1927 Bolton, GA, US
Bob DiPietro 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 1, 1927 San Francisco, CA, US
Chuck Eisenmann 33 L R 6' 1.0" 186 Sep 22, 1918 Hawthorne, WI, US
Ben Flowers 25 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jun 15, 1927 Wilson, NC, US
William Fogg 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1927
John Gilbert 25 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 29, 1927 Revere, MA, US
Charles Haag 32 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 7, 1919
Jack Hartsell 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 30, 1927 Wauseon, OH, US
Bill Kennedy 33 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 22, 1918 Alexandria, VA, US
Walt Lanfranconi 35 R R 5' 7.0" 155 Nov 9, 1916 Barre, VT, US
Johnny Lucadello 33 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 22, 1919 Thurber, TX, US
Dale Lynch 32 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 7, 1919 Morgantown, WV, US
John Mackinson 28 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 29, 1923 Orange, NJ, US
Red Mathis 30 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 13, 1922 Adairsville, GA, US
Windy McCall 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 18, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
Stan McWilliams 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 3, 1927 Vallejo, CA, US
Carmine Melignano 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 12, 1926
John Minarcin 20 R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 24, 1931 North Vandergrift, PA, US
John Miskulin 27 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 5, 1925 Aliquippa, PA, US
Roy Nicely 34 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Feb 2, 1918 Joplin, MO, US
Phil Noto 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 1, 1926 Birmingham, AL, US
Tommy O'Brien 33 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 19, 1918 Anniston, AL, US
Jim Piersall 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 14, 1929 Waterbury, CT, US
Marv Rackley 30 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 25, 1921 Seneca, SC, US
Walter Rogers 28 S 5' 11.0" 170 1924
Daniel Ryan 27 R 5' 10.0" 180 1925
Ed Sadowski 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 19, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Bob Scherbarth 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 18, 1926 Milwaukee, WI, US
Rollin Schuster 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 May 3, 1928 Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US
Edward Sobczak 30 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 6, 1921 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Marvin Stendel 23 R 6' 3.0" 200 1929
Al Van Alstyne 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 6, 1927 Birmingham, AL, US
Lefty Wallace 30 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 12, 1921 Evansville, IN, US
Dick Young 24 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 3, 1928 Seattle, WA, US

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