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1951 Norfolk Tars

1951 > Class B > 1951 Piedmont League
Overall: 81-58
Scored 732 runs, Allowed 565 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-53

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Mayo Smith
Represented: Norfolk, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

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 Don Bessent 20 22 57 17 0 0 3 .298 .456 26
2 Leon Carter 20 141 540 144 15 5 2 .267 .324 175
3 Marvin Crater 26 98 314 75 10 2 0 .239 .283 89
4 Larry Davidson* 25 93 329 98 22 1 16 .298 .517 170
5 Herbert Davis* 23 29 67 8 2 0 0 .119 .149 10
6 Harry Eastwood 21 20 50 15 2 0 0 .300 .340 17
7 George Gasser 30 30 121 28 6 0 0 .231 .281 34
8 Johnny Gray 23 40 82 18 1 0 1 .220 .268 22
9 Don Hasenmayer 24 13 40 7 1 0 0 .175 .200 8 Stats for 2 teams
10 Whitey Herzog* 19 5 17 1 0 0 0 .059 .059 1
11 David Krings 21 36 105 28 3 2 0 .267 .333 35
12 Walter Lance* 26 141 495 140 27 5 3 .283 .376 186
13 George Menard* 24 54 132 36 6 0 4 .273 .409 54
14 Eugene Olson 23 26 48 7 1 0 0 .146 .167 8
15 Gene Pompelia 25 36 86 16 6 0 0 .186 .256 22 Stats for 2 teams
16 Howard Schermerhorn 21 12 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Lou Skizas 19 109 376 117 20 1 15 .311 .489 184
18 Bill Skowron 20 95 320 107 9 9 18 .334 .588 188
19 George Spears 32 135 530 146 19 4 0 .275 .326 173
20 Bill Virdon* 20 118 486 139 20 4 6 .286 .381 185
21 Gerald Wallis 20 28 63 4 0 0 0 .063 .063 4
22 Jack Widner 24 34 45 9 1 0 0 .200 .222 10
23 Ernest Wingard* 23 114 340 81 8 5 1 .238 .300 102
23 Players 23.6 141 5545 4666 732 1247 176 39 69 642 89 779 534 .267 .372 .366 .738 1708 100
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 Don Bessent 20 11 2 .846 2.04 17 13 128.0 95 36 29 57 1.188 6.7 4.0
2 Herbert Davis* 23 13 9 .591 2.77 29 24 195.0 193 79 60 85 1.426 8.9 3.9
3 Johnny Gray 23 12 16 .429 2.74 38 29 240.0 199 92 73 166 1.521 7.5 6.2
4 Eugene Olson 23 9 8 .529 3.71 26 23 143.0 141 74 59 61 1.413 8.9 3.8
5 Howard Schermerhorn 21 11
6 Gerald Wallis 20 13 8 .619 2.76 28 23 186.0 163 72 57 84 1.328 7.9 4.1
7 Jack Widner 24 11 7 .611 3.72 32 12 138.0 125 81 57 70 1.413 8.2 4.6
7 Players 22.3 81 58 .583 141 141 565

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Gray 38 0.00
Jack Widner 32 0.00
Herbert Davis 29 0.00
Gerald Wallis 28 0.00
Eugene Olson 26 0.00
Don Bessent 17 0.00
Howard Schermerhorn 11 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Don Bessent 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 13, 1931 Jacksonville, FL, US
Leon Carter 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1931
Marvin Crater 26 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925
Larry Davidson 25 L R 6' 1.0" 195 May 20, 1926 Appomattox, VA, US
Herbert Davis 23 L L 6' 3.0" 215 1928
Harry Eastwood 21 R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 9, 1929 Oakland, CA, US
George Gasser 30 R 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 28, 1921
Johnny Gray 23 R R 6' 4.0" 226 Dec 11, 1927 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Don Hasenmayer 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 4, 1927 Roslyn, PA, US
Whitey Herzog 19 L L 5' 11.0" 182 Nov 9, 1931 New Athens, IL, US
David Krings 21 R 5' 11.0" 170 1930
Walter Lance 26 L 5' 10.0" 180 1925
George Menard 24 L 6' 0.0" 185 1927
Eugene Olson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1928
Gene Pompelia 25 R 5' 11.0" 180 1926
Howard Schermerhorn 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1930
Lou Skizas 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 2, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Skowron 20 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 18, 1930 Chicago, IL, US
George Spears 32 R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 1, 1918
Bill Virdon 20 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 9, 1931 Hazel Park, MI, US
Gerald Wallis 20 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1931
Jack Widner 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1927
Ernest Wingard 23 L 5' 11.0" 160 1928

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