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1950 Minneapolis Millers

1950 > Class AAA > 1950 American Association
Overall: 90-64
Scored 879 runs, Allowed 792 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-70

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Tommy Heath
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Nicollet Park (Minneapolis, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

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 Bill Ayers 30 30 63 57 2 9 1 0 0 6 0 0 14 .158 .158 .175 .333 10 2 0 6
2 Wes Bailey* 27 30 29 25 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 9 .200 .259 .200 .459 5 0 0 2
3 Dave Barnhill 36 32 61 53 9 12 1 0 1 8 1 6 12 .226 .317 .302 .619 16 0 1 1
4 Bob Brady* 27 69 208 186 27 44 6 2 12 28 2 17 43 .237 .307 .484 .791 90 4 2 3
5 Ray Dandridge 36 150 674 627 106 195 24 1 11 80 1 41 26 .311 .355 .405 .760 254 17 2 4
6 Jake Early* 35 63 213 182 21 45 9 2 6 35 0 28 29 .247 .348 .418 .765 76 5 0 3
7 Frank Fanovich* 27 21 46 38 3 10 1 0 0 5 0 3 3 .263 .317 .289 .607 11 0 0 5
8 Tookie Gilbert* 21 6 18 5 .278
9 Bert Haas 36 141 599 515 101 164 36 2 24 106 1 80 46 .318 .413 .536 .949 276 13 3 1
10 Jack Harshman* 22 76 295 244 46 56 9 1 17 46 0 48 51 .230 .361 .484 .844 118 5 2 1
11 Kirby Higbe 35 21 40 37 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 2 13 .108 .154 .162 .316 6 1 0 1
12 Dixie Howell* 30 51 96 91 16 28 7 0 5 20 0 2 23 .308 .337 .549 .886 50 1 2 1
13 Bill Jennings 24 145 557 467 80 133 13 7 23 85 3 83 84 .285 .394 .490 .884 229 13 1 6
14 Spider Jorgensen* 30 64 254 215 32 71 6 4 8 47 1 38 10 .330 .431 .507 .938 109 4 0 1
15 Leslie Klesitz* 19 6 5 1 .200
16 Alex Konikowski 22 25 31 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 13 .095 .240 .095 .335 2 1 0 6
17 Joseph Konitzki 22 7 11 1 .091
18 John Kropf 23 155 624 516 86 131 15 3 21 97 4 99 85 .254 .378 .417 .795 215 9 4 5
19 Joe Lafata* 28 78 239 202 48 55 12 2 9 38 3 36 24 .272 .382 .485 .868 98 5 0 1
20 Bob Lennon* 21 16 23 22 4 8 2 1 0 6 0 1 4 .364 .391 .545 .937 12 0 0 0
21 Bill Lutes* 23 4 4 1 .250
22 George McDonald* 32 21 63 60 6 15 4 0 0 4 0 2 3 .250 .274 .317 .591 19 2 0 1
23 Pete Milne* 25 54 249 215 44 67 11 8 3 27 6 29 44 .312 .393 .479 .873 103 0 0 5
24 Ike Pearson 33 48 14 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 2
25 Donald Robertson 24 10 11 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .125 .300 .125 .425 1 0 0 1
26 Bama Rowell* 34 95 342 316 43 82 14 3 8 47 4 23 13 .259 .312 .399 .710 126 6 1 2
27 Pat Tomkinson 23 55 180 159 17 41 5 1 1 24 0 16 26 .258 .326 .321 .646 51 6 0 5
28 Mylon Vukemire 24 54 96 81 20 20 5 1 3 13 1 15 17 .247 .365 .444 .809 36 4 0 0
29 Hoyt Wilhelm 27 35 69 61 4 14 1 0 0 2 0 2 16 .230 .254 .246 .500 15 4 0 6
30 Davey Williams 22 138 616 536 113 150 28 6 17 65 6 76 50 .280 .369 .450 .819 241 8 0 4
31 Chuck Workman* 35 41 157 131 23 28 7 1 6 21 1 24 21 .214 .335 .420 .755 55 1 0 2
32 Ed Wright 31 14 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 0 0
33 Adrian Zabala* 33 33 54 50 11 10 1 0 1 7 0 2 9 .200 .231 .280 .511 14 0 0 2
33 Players 28.6 155 5955 5169 879 1411 221 46 176 823 34 688 710 .273 .361 .436 .796 2252 111 21 77
* - 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 Bill Ayers 30 11 10 .524 4.37 30 23 7 0 177.0 176 98 86 61 73 2 1 4 1.339 8.9 3.1 3.7 1.20
2 Wes Bailey 27 6 5 .545 5.49 28 6 3 0 95.0 117 69 58 34 40 1 5 3 1.589 11.1 3.2 3.8 1.18
3 Dave Barnhill 36 11 3 .786 3.60 27 16 9 1 140.0 124 68 56 48 128 0 1 4 1.229 8.0 3.1 8.2 2.67
4 Frank Fanovich* 27 8 5 .615 4.50 21 19 5 0 104.0 95 63 52 64 98 5 14 2 1.529 8.2 5.5 8.5 1.53
5 Kirby Higbe 35 5 8 .385 4.71 21 12 6 1 105.0 109 64 55 49 60 1 0 5 1.505 9.3 4.2 5.1 1.22
6 Dixie Howell 30 14 2 .875 4.78 24 23 10 2 145.0 162 84 77 67 91 3 1 4 1.579 10.1 4.2 5.6 1.36
7 Leslie Klesitz* 19 0 1 .000 8.31 6 0 13.0 16 14 12 1 9 4 1 1 0 1.923 11.1 0.7 6.2 2.8 0.44
8 Alex Konikowski 22 5 6 .455 4.99 25 10 2 0 92.0 98 55 51 45 62 3 1 2 1.554 9.6 4.4 6.1 1.38
9 Ike Pearson 33 3 6 .333 2.61 48 0 0 0 62.0 70 31 18 23 13 2 0 2 1.500 10.2 3.3 1.9 0.57
10 Donald Robertson 24 1 2 .333 5.23 8 0 31.0 35 18 18 2 17 12 1 0 0 1.677 10.2 0.6 4.9 3.5 0.71
11 Hoyt Wilhelm 27 15 11 .577 4.95 35 25 10 1 180.0 190 109 99 64 99 5 1 2 1.411 9.5 3.2 5.0 1.55
12 Ed Wright 31 0 1 .000 6.59 14 1 41.0 61 36 30 7 13 11 1 0 0 1.805 13.4 1.5 2.9 2.4 0.85
13 Adrian Zabala* 33 11 4 .733 4.92 33 14 5 2 130.0 151 83 71 54 52 1 3 2 1.577 10.5 3.7 3.6 0.96
13 Players 29.8 90 64 .584 155 155 792
* - 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
Bob Brady 66 308 20 3 5 .991 4.97 13
Jake Early 62 288 37 4 6 .988 5.24 12
Pat Tomkinson 54 235 26 5 3 .981 4.83 8

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bert Haas 78 654 43 17 65 .976 8.94
Jack Harshman 70 593 41 8 51 .988 9.06

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Davey Williams 135 319 414 20 79 .973 5.43
Ray Dandridge 17 33 31 3 3 .955 3.76

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Dandridge 136 137 256 9 27 .978 2.89
Spider Jorgensen 22 20 41 3 4 .953 2.77

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Jennings 145 275 396 28 86 .960 4.63
Mylon Vukemire 14 7 14 1 0 .955 1.50
Spider Jorgensen 10 22 25 5 5 .904 4.70

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Kropf 155 405 15 7 1 .984 2.71
Bama Rowell 70 129 10 3 3 .979 1.99
Bert Haas 64 87 5 2 1 .979 1.44
Pete Milne 54 108 3 4 1 .965 2.06
Joe Lafata 53 58 5 5 0 .926 1.19
Chuck Workman 34 55 1 5 0 .918 1.65
Spider Jorgensen 29 39 4 0 0 1.000 1.48
George McDonald 10 11 1 0 1 1.000 1.20

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ike Pearson 48 4 17 1 0 .955 0.44
Hoyt Wilhelm 35 6 40 1 0 .979 1.31
Adrian Zabala 33 6 20 1 2 .963 0.79
Bill Ayers 30 8 24 1 1 .970 1.07
Wes Bailey 28 5 19 0 0 1.000 0.86
Dave Barnhill 27 4 20 1 2 .960 0.89
Alex Konikowski 25 1 8 1 1 .900 0.36
Dixie Howell 24 16 31 1 3 .979 1.96
Frank Fanovich 21 4 15 1 1 .950 0.90
Kirby Higbe 21 6 14 1 1 .952 0.95
Ed Wright 14 1 6 1 0 .875 0.50
Donald Robertson 8 0.00
Leslie Klesitz 6 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Ayers 30 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 27, 1919 Newnan, GA, US
Wes Bailey 27 L R 6' 2.0" 170 Dec 7, 1922 Logan, UT, US
Dave Barnhill 36 R R 5' 6.0" 168 Oct 30, 1913 Greenville, NC, US
Bob Brady 27 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 8, 1922 Lewiston, PA, US
Ray Dandridge 36 R R 5' 7.0" 170 Aug 31, 1913 Richmond, VA, US
Jake Early 35 L R 5' 11.0" 168 May 19, 1915 Kings Mountain, NC, US
Frank Fanovich 27 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 11, 1923 New York, NY, US
Tookie Gilbert 21 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 4, 1929 New Orleans, LA, US
Bert Haas 36 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Feb 8, 1914 Naperville, IL, US
Jack Harshman 22 L L 6' 2.0" 178 Jul 12, 1927 San Diego, CA, US
Kirby Higbe 35 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 8, 1915 Columbia, SC, US
Dixie Howell 30 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Jan 7, 1920 Harold, KY, US
Bill Jennings 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 28, 1925 St. Louis, MO, US
Spider Jorgensen 30 L R 5' 9.0" 155 Nov 3, 1919 Folsom, CA, US
Leslie Klesitz 19 L L 6' 1.0" Jul 24, 1930
Alex Konikowski 22 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Jun 8, 1928 Throop, PA, US
Joseph Konitzki 22 R 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 24, 1927
John Kropf 23 R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 5, 1926
Joe Lafata 28 L L 6' 0.0" 163 Aug 3, 1921 Detroit, MI, US
Bob Lennon 21 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 15, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bill Lutes 23 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 11, 1926 Stockdale, PA, US
George McDonald 32 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Apr 12, 1918 Seattle, WA, US
Pete Milne 25 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 10, 1925 Mobile, AL, US
Ike Pearson 33 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 1, 1917 Grenada, MS, US
Donald Robertson 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 24, 1925 Portland, OR, US
Bama Rowell 34 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 13, 1916 Citronelle, AL, US
Pat Tomkinson 23 R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 20, 1927
Mylon Vukemire 24 R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 4, 1925
Hoyt Wilhelm 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 26, 1922 Huntersville, NC, US
Davey Williams 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 2, 1927 Dallas, TX, US
Chuck Workman 35 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 6, 1915 Leeton, MO, US
Ed Wright 31 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 15, 1919 Dyersburg, TN, US
Adrian Zabala 33 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 26, 1916 San Antonio de los Banos, CU

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