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1949 Seattle Rainiers

1949 > Class AAA > 1949 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 95-93
Scored 802 runs, Allowed 852 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-99

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bill Lawrence and Jo-Jo White
Represented: Seattle, WA
Ballpark: Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1948 / 1950

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 Jack Albright 28 143 559 496 55 128 20 2 6 47 5 57 61 .258 .336 .343 .678 170 1 5
2 Rugger Ardizoia 29 42 54 46 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 3 14 .152 .204 .196 .400 9 0 5
3 Dick Barrett 42 26 49 42 2 9 0 0 0 4 0 3 7 .214 .267 .214 .481 9 0 4 Stats for 2 teams
4 Heinz Becker# 33 155 609 524 83 164 32 2 16 101 2 79 52 .313 .406 .473 .879 248 3 3
5 Herman Besse* 37 33 65 61 1 6 1 0 0 8 0 3 12 .098 .154 .115 .269 7 1 0
6 Bill Bevens 32 4 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
7 Bill Boyce 26 13 9 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 0
8 K Chorlton 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
9 Hampton Coleman 21 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
10 Frank Colman* 31 111 338 306 43 98 18 0 13 67 1 29 34 .320 .383 .507 .889 155 2 1
11 Clem Dreisewerd* 33 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
12 Guy Fletcher 38 42 130 111 6 11 0 0 0 7 0 5 37 .099 .138 .099 .237 11 0 14
13 Denny Galehouse 37 25 54 46 5 10 1 0 0 5 0 4 15 .217 .280 .239 .519 11 0 4
14 Mickey Grasso 29 109 336 299 29 75 11 0 7 31 1 35 26 .251 .329 .358 .687 107 0 2
15 Bud Hjelmaa 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
16 John Hoffman* 25 27 26 26 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 .154 .154 .154 .308 4 0 0
17 Herb Karpel* 31 43 61 51 6 8 1 0 0 4 0 5 8 .157 .232 .176 .409 9 0 5
18 Hillis Layne* 31 136 496 439 63 127 23 2 2 36 2 53 23 .289 .368 .364 .733 160 2 2
19 Al Lyons 30 152 563 495 78 135 26 4 23 67 13 58 108 .273 .355 .481 .836 238 5 5
20 Windy McCall* 23 11 20 18 1 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .333 .368 .333 .702 6 0 1
21 Lee Mohr? 28 132 432 395 58 121 12 2 0 30 4 28 12 .306 .361 .347 .708 137 6 3
22 Tommy Neill* 29 156 573 520 74 148 18 3 10 67 2 44 26 .285 .346 .388 .735 202 5 4
23 Russell Oppliger 21 34 26 21 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 6 .095 .240 .095 .335 2 0 1
24 Bill Ramsey 29 152 573 533 62 146 21 3 4 52 16 33 44 .274 .317 .347 .665 185 1 6
25 Charley Schanz 30 45 122 105 5 17 3 0 0 8 0 5 30 .162 .207 .190 .398 20 1 11
26 Bill Schuster 36 163 682 616 86 158 23 1 8 68 19 60 57 .256 .322 .336 .659 207 0 6 Stats for 2 teams
27 Neill Sheridan 27 147 537 486 81 126 19 3 14 67 10 45 68 .259 .322 .397 .719 193 0 6
28 Bobby Sturgeon 29 152 573 526 44 143 28 4 0 41 1 36 30 .272 .320 .340 .660 179 1 10 Stats for 2 teams
29 Jack Warren 27 57 180 167 14 51 9 0 3 33 2 13 23 .305 .356 .413 .769 69 0 0
30 Sammy White 21 60 189 173 23 52 2 2 2 20 2 15 27 .301 .360 .370 .730 64 1 0
31 Tony York 36 140 441 414 46 123 14 6 4 47 1 20 37 .297 .334 .389 .723 161 3 4
31 Players 30.4 188 6959 6258 802 1708 259 32 108 751 68 583 709 .273 .338 .376 .714 2355 31 87
* - 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 29 8 9 .471 4.22 35 14 5 1 153.2 144 81 72 58 74 2 0 1 1.315 8.4 3.4 4.3 1.28
2 Dick Barrett 42 12 6 .667 3.82 26 16 10 1 132.0 129 64 56 68 62 3 0 1 1.492 8.8 4.6 4.2 0.91 Stats for 2 teams
3 Herman Besse* 37 8 19 .296 3.90 33 25 11 0 196.0 204 94 85 85 83 0 0 5 1.474 9.4 3.9 3.8 0.98
4 Bill Bevens 32 1 2 .333 4.70 4 2 1 0 23.0 30 19 12 8 3 0 0 0 1.652 11.7 3.1 1.2 0.38
5 Hampton Coleman 21 0 0 4.40 7 1 0 0 14.1 14 11 7 7 10 1 0 0 1.465 8.8 4.4 6.3 1.43
6 Clem Dreisewerd* 33 0 1 .000 9.64 6 1 0 0 9.1 15 13 10 6 1 0 0 0 2.250 14.5 5.8 1.0 0.17
7 Guy Fletcher 38 23 12 .657 3.31 42 41 26 5 315.2 319 116 116 113 162 1 0 7 1.369 9.1 3.2 4.6 1.43
8 Denny Galehouse 37 10 12 .455 4.12 25 19 10 0 142.0 158 73 65 31 74 2 0 1 1.331 10.0 2.0 4.7 2.39
9 John Hoffman 25 3 3 .500 5.44 27 7 2 0 82.2 91 69 50 63 49 4 0 7 1.863 9.9 6.9 5.3 0.78
10 Herb Karpel* 31 14 6 .700 4.31 42 23 10 0 179.2 226 110 86 65 76 0 0 1 1.620 11.3 3.3 3.8 1.17
11 Ken Kimball 24 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0
12 Al Lyons 30 0 1 .000 2.57 3 0 0 0 7.0 5 8 2 9 7 0 0 0 2.000 6.4 11.6 9.0 0.78
13 Windy McCall* 23 0 5 .000 5.04 10 7 2 0 50.0 56 38 28 20 35 2 0 2 1.520 10.1 3.6 6.3 1.75
14 Russell Oppliger 21 4 4 .500 4.94 34 4 2 0 93.0 99 68 51 24 34 0 0 2 1.323 9.6 2.3 3.3 1.42
15 Charley Schanz 30 22 17 .564 3.25 43 42 26 5 321.0 325 140 116 106 158 7 0 5 1.343 9.1 3.0 4.4 1.49
15 Players 32.3 95 93 .505 188 188 852
* - 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
Mickey Grasso 96 464 74 18 6 .968 5.60 9
Sammy White 58 210 23 5 3 .979 4.02 5
Jack Warren 47 201 27 5 4 .979 4.85 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Heinz Becker 144 1195 85 19 112 .985 8.89
Frank Colman 50 383 21 0 28 1.000 8.08
Theodore Del Guercio 4 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Neill Sheridan 1 10 1 2 0 .846 11.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony York 94 229 235 9 57 .981 4.94
Lee Mohr 87 217 191 13 41 .969 4.69
Bobby Sturgeon 33 70 95 6 23 .965 5.00 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hillis Layne 116 84 225 13 19 .960 2.66
Jack Albright 55 49 127 4 14 .978 3.20
Tony York 33 16 50 2 5 .971 2.00
Bud Hjelmaa 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Schuster 162 309 472 35 94 .957 4.82 Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Sturgeon 118 216 331 27 61 .953 4.64 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Albright 82 141 236 42 38 .900 4.60
Tony York 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Neill 135 280 1 4 0 .986 2.08
Al Lyons 41 73 6 1 3 .988 1.93
Neill Sheridan 25 50 0 5 0 .909 2.00
Bill Ramsey 9 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.22
Frank Colman 7 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.57
Hillis Layne 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Lee Mohr 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Ramsey 145 361 8 8 3 .979 2.54
Al Lyons 53 128 3 2 0 .985 2.47
Lee Mohr 15 30 2 0 0 1.000 2.13
Bill Boyce 7 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.43

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Neill Sheridan 118 219 14 4 3 .983 1.97
Al Lyons 70 112 3 4 0 .966 1.64
Frank Colman 22 30 0 3 0 .909 1.36
Tommy Neill 5 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.40
Bill Boyce 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charley Schanz 43 19 53 6 2 .923 1.67
Guy Fletcher 42 18 52 2 7 .972 1.67
Herb Karpel 42 10 29 2 2 .951 0.93
Rugger Ardizoia 35 7 29 2 4 .947 1.03
Russell Oppliger 34 3 22 1 0 .962 0.74
Herman Besse 33 3 30 1 0 .971 1.00
John Hoffman 27 4 10 2 1 .875 0.52
Dick Barrett 26 7 28 1 1 .972 1.35 Stats for 2 teams
Denny Galehouse 25 1 18 4 2 .826 0.76
Windy McCall 10 1 11 3 1 .800 1.20
Hampton Coleman 7 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.43
Clem Dreisewerd 6 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Bill Bevens 4 1 6 0 0 1.000 1.75
Al Lyons 3 2 3 0 0 1.000 1.67
Ken Kimball 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jack Albright 28 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jun 30, 1921 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Rugger Ardizoia 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 20, 1919 Oleggio, IT
Dick Barrett 42 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Sep 28, 1906 Montoursville, PA, US
Heinz Becker 33 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 26, 1915 Berlin, DE
Herman Besse 37 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 16, 1911 St. Louis, MO, US
Bill Bevens 32 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 21, 1916 Hubbard, OR, US
Bill Boyce 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 1, 1923 Brighton, MA, US
K Chorlton 20 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 26, 1928 Seattle, WA, US
Hampton Coleman 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 12, 1928 Red Springs, NC, US
Frank Colman 31 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Mar 2, 1918 London, ON, CA
Theodore Del Guercio 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 29, 1927 Newark, NJ, US
Clem Dreisewerd 33 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 24, 1916 Old Monroe, MO, US
Guy Fletcher 38 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 23, 1910 East Bend, NC, US
Denny Galehouse 37 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 7, 1911 Marshallville, OH, US
Mickey Grasso 29 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 10, 1920 Newark, NJ, US
Bud Hjelmaa 21 R 5' 11.0" 172 Aug 23, 1927 Seattle, WA, US
John Hoffman 25 L R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 30, 1923 Buffalo, NY, US
Herb Karpel 31 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Dec 27, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ken Kimball 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 4, 1925 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Hillis Layne 31 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 23, 1918 Whitwell, TN, US
Al Lyons 30 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 18, 1918 St. Joseph, MO, US
Windy McCall 23 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 18, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
Lee Mohr 28 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 8, 1920 The Dalles, OR, US
Tommy Neill 29 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 7, 1919 Hartselle, AL, US
Russell Oppliger 21 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Aug 25, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Ramsey 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Osceola, AR, US
Charley Schanz 30 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jun 8, 1919 Anacortes, WA, US
Bill Schuster 36 R R 5' 9.0" 164 Aug 4, 1912 Buffalo, NY, US
Neill Sheridan 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 20, 1921 Sacramento, CA, US
Bobby Sturgeon 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 6, 1919 Clinton, IN, US
Jack Warren 27 R 6' 0.0" 194 Dec 30, 1921 Portland, OR, US
Sammy White 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 7, 1927 Wenatchee, WA, US
Tony York 36 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 27, 1912 Irene, TX, US

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