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1942 Kansas City Blues

1942 > Class AA > 1942 American Association
Overall: 84-69
Scored 597 runs, Allowed 527 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-68

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Johnny Neun
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1941 / 1943

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 Rugger Ardizoia 22 30 48 40 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 18 .125 .167 .125 .292 5 1 0 6
2 Fred Collins* 26 44 135 122 18 37 3 2 2 20 3 9 22 .303 .351 .410 .761 50 0 0 4
3 Harry Craft 27 58 237 215 37 62 10 1 4 32 5 12 18 .288 .332 .400 .732 86 4 2 8
4 Fred Frankhouse 38 8 2 1 .500
5 Mike Garbark 26 58 163 152 12 42 5 1 2 18 0 10 7 .276 .321 .362 .683 55 5 0 1
6 Al Gettel 24 40 63 61 4 13 0 1 0 5 0 0 2 .213 .213 .246 .459 15 0 0 2
7 Johnny Johnson* 27 29 71 65 1 13 1 0 0 5 0 3 18 .200 .235 .215 .451 14 1 0 3
8 Herb Karpel* 24 45 49 40 4 10 3 0 1 4 0 7 7 .250 .362 .400 .762 16 1 0 2
9 Eddie Kearse 26 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Don Lang 27 138 533 470 51 136 20 4 6 75 1 46 43 .289 .358 .387 .745 182 13 4 13
11 Ed Levy 25 139 556 503 63 154 37 7 8 70 21 44 55 .306 .363 .455 .818 229 12 1 8
12 Mike Milosevich 27 153 587 511 71 146 27 3 2 52 2 67 52 .286 .370 .362 .732 185 13 1 8
13 Red Nonnenkamp* 30 153 645 546 86 124 22 7 1 35 17 87 53 .227 .335 .299 .634 163 3 2 10
14 Boyd Perry 28 27 99 87 11 13 2 0 1 7 1 9 21 .149 .229 .207 .436 18 0 0 3
15 Urban Pfeffer 21 16 39 37 1 6 0 1 0 1 1 1 5 .162 .184 .216 .400 8 2 0 1
16 Mel Queen 24 1 1 1 1.000
17 Tommy Reis 27 25 64 55 4 6 1 0 0 5 0 3 24 .109 .155 .127 .282 7 1 0 6
18 Larry Rosenthal* 32 130 495 416 43 94 17 5 6 45 4 72 58 .226 .342 .334 .676 139 7 1 6
19 Steve Roser 24 11 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 1 0 0
20 Jack Saltzgaver* 39 84 180 167 18 34 8 1 0 30 0 10 21 .204 .249 .263 .512 44 1 0 3
21 George Scharein 27 123 494 451 43 114 21 2 0 29 7 32 28 .253 .305 .308 .613 139 5 2 9
22 Ken Sears* 24 127 475 439 62 123 27 6 13 56 1 36 48 .280 .335 .458 .793 201 11 0 0
23 Spec Shea 21 27 34 32 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 .094 .147 .125 .272 4 0 0 0
24 Frank Silvanic 24 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 1
25 Bud Souchock 23 8 28 4 6 1 0 2 5 0 .214 .464 13
26 Eric Tipton 27 91 364 318 50 97 17 9 5 44 12 40 25 .305 .383 .462 .845 147 7 0 6
27 Raymond Volpi 27 29 43 40 5 8 0 1 0 0 0 2 18 .200 .238 .250 .488 10 0 0 1
28 Johnny Welaj 28 5 6 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 .167 .333 2
29 Butch Wensloff 26 33 97 80 4 12 1 0 0 4 0 10 18 .150 .244 .163 .407 13 2 0 7
29 Players 27.4 154 5530 4901 597 1264 225 51 53 548 75 507 583 .258 .329 .357 .686 1750 89 13 109
* - 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 Rugger Ardizoia 22 6 12 .333 3.42 30 18 8 7 2 137.0 129 63 52 70 49 0 1 0 1.453 8.5 4.6 3.2 0.70
2 Fred Collins* 26 0 0 1 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0
3 Fred Frankhouse 38 0 1 .000 5.14 8 0 0 14.0 15 8 8 4 4 1 0 0 1.357 9.6 2.6 2.6 1.00
4 Al Gettel 24 12 11 .522 3.62 36 26 4 14 4 179.0 182 80 72 80 74 2 1 3 1.464 9.2 4.0 3.7 0.93
5 Don Hendrickson 28 0 2 .000 6.00 5 0 0 6.0 10 5 4 6 2 0 0 0 2.667 15.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
6 Johnny Johnson* 27 8 11 .421 3.29 29 21 3 11 2 178.0 165 73 65 71 109 8 0 5 1.326 8.3 3.6 5.5 1.54
7 Herb Karpel* 24 11 1 .917 2.48 38 4 26 4 0 116.0 93 34 32 51 50 0 0 0 1.241 7.2 4.0 3.9 0.98
8 Roman Pfeffer 19 0 0 12.00 1 0 0 3.0 5 4 4 3 3.000 15.0 12.0 9.0 0.75
9 Mel Queen 24 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 2.0 1 4 3 3 3 2.000 4.5 13.5 13.5 1.00
10 Tommy Reis 27 13 5 .722 2.83 25 24 1 9 2 159.0 134 62 50 83 41 2 0 3 1.365 7.6 4.7 2.3 0.49
11 Steve Roser 24 1 2 .333 2.38 11 0 0 34.0 39 23 9 17 18 1 0 2 1.647 10.3 4.5 4.8 1.06
12 Spec Shea 21 5 8 .385 3.15 27 14 9 4 0 100.0 76 38 35 75 89 0 0 8 1.510 6.8 6.8 8.0 1.19
13 Lefty Sullivan* 25 0 0 inf 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.00
14 Raymond Volpi 27 7 6 .538 3.68 29 11 9 2 1 115.0 101 57 47 69 57 5 0 3 1.478 7.9 5.4 4.5 0.83
15 Butch Wensloff 26 21 10 .677 2.47 33 31 2 25 4 244.0 209 76 67 64 104 3 0 3 1.119 7.7 2.4 3.8 1.63
15 Players 25.1 84 69 .549 154 154 527
* - 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
Ken Sears 115 505 74 15 13 .975 5.03 11
Mike Garbark 45 177 11 4 3 .979 4.18 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Levy 136 1156 93 11 97 .991 9.18
Fred Collins 15 120 12 1 12 .992 8.80

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Milosevich 144 314 396 27 87 .963 4.93
Jack Saltzgaver 17 30 28 2 4 .967 3.41

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Lang 138 145 265 16 28 .962 2.97
Jack Saltzgaver 11 12 28 2 2 .952 3.64

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Scharein 121 233 333 28 70 .953 4.68
Boyd Perry 27 40 72 8 13 .933 4.15
Mike Milosevich 16 27 34 2 6 .968 3.81

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Red Nonnenkamp 152 371 12 7 1 .982 2.52
Larry Rosenthal 127 220 13 4 2 .983 1.83
Eric Tipton 90 182 5 3 0 .984 2.08
Harry Craft 58 121 11 2 3 .985 2.28
Fred Collins 20 35 1 1 0 .973 1.80
Urban Pfeffer 14 16 1 0 0 1.000 1.21
Jack Saltzgaver 11 12 2 2 1 .875 1.27

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Herb Karpel 38 6 20 0 3 1.000 0.68
Al Gettel 36 12 29 3 2 .932 1.14
Butch Wensloff 33 9 63 1 2 .986 2.18
Rugger Ardizoia 30 5 26 1 1 .969 1.03
Johnny Johnson 29 5 35 2 3 .952 1.38
Raymond Volpi 29 9 31 1 0 .976 1.38
Spec Shea 27 7 16 0 1 1.000 0.85
Tommy Reis 25 12 34 1 2 .979 1.84
Steve Roser 11 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.64
Fred Frankhouse 8 0.00
Don Hendrickson 5 0.00
Fred Collins 1 0.00
Roman Pfeffer 1 0.00
Mel Queen 1 0.00
Lefty Sullivan 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rugger Ardizoia 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 20, 1919 Oleggio, IT
Fred Collins 26 L L 6' 1.0" 170 1916
Harry Craft 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 19, 1915 Ellisville, MS, US
Fred Frankhouse 38 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 9, 1904 Port Royal, PA, US
Mike Garbark 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 2, 1916 Houston, TX, US
Al Gettel 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 17, 1917 Norfolk, VA, US
Don Hendrickson 28 R R 6' 2.0" 204 Jul 14, 1913 Kewanna, IN, US
Johnny Johnson 27 L L 6' 0.0" 182 Sep 29, 1914 Belmore, OH, US
Herb Karpel 24 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Dec 27, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Eddie Kearse 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 23, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Don Lang 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 15, 1915 Selma, CA, US
Ed Levy 25 R R 6' 5.0" 190 Oct 28, 1916 Birmingham, AL, US
Mike Milosevich 27 R R 5' 10.0" 172 Jan 13, 1915 Zeigler, IL, US
Red Nonnenkamp 30 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 7, 1911 St. Louis, MO, US
Boyd Perry 28 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Mar 21, 1914 Snow Camp, NC, US
Roman Pfeffer 19 R R 5' 11.0" 195 1923
Urban Pfeffer 21 R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 30, 1921
Mel Queen 24 R R 6' 0.0" 204 Mar 4, 1918 Maxwell, PA, US
Tommy Reis 27 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 6, 1914 Newport, KY, US
Larry Rosenthal 32 L L 6' 0.0" 190 May 21, 1910 St. Paul, MN, US
Steve Roser 24 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Jan 25, 1918 Rome, NY, US
Jack Saltzgaver 39 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 23, 1903 Croton, IA, US
George Scharein 27 R R 6' 1.0" 174 Nov 21, 1914 Decatur, IL, US
Ken Sears 24 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Jul 6, 1917 Streator, IL, US
Spec Shea 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 2, 1920 Naugatuck, CT, US
Frank Silvanic 24 R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 13, 1917 Pittston, PA, US
Bud Souchock 23 R R 6' 2.0" 203 Mar 3, 1919 Yatesboro, PA, US
Lefty Sullivan 25 L L 6' 3.0" 204 Sep 7, 1916 Nashville, TN, US
Eric Tipton 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 20, 1915 Petersburg, VA, US
Raymond Volpi 27 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Mar 19, 1915 New York, NY, US
Johnny Welaj 28 R R 6' 0.0" 164 May 27, 1914 Moss Creek, PA, US
Butch Wensloff 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 3, 1915 Sausalito, CA, US

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