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1951 Asheville Tourists

1951 > Class B > 1951 Tri-State League
Overall: 85-55
Scored 852 runs, Allowed 647 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-53

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Ray Hathaway
Represented: Asheville, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

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 Thomas Bigham 18 30 48 9 3 0 0 .188 .250 12
2 Don Brate* 20 36 52 8 0 1 0 .154 .192 10
3 Ralph Butler 20 44 85 12 0 0 0 .141 .141 12
4 Jim Cater* 24 39 70 12 2 0 0 .171 .200 14
5 Robert Crain 24 140 573 164 33 6 7 .286 .401 230
6 Rudolph Dillard 21 20 15 3 0 0 0 .200 .200 3
7 Gil Hawkins 22 42 126 36 8 1 4 .286 .460 58
8 Donald Jones 21 11 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Bill Kearns 26 22 52 8 0 0 0 .154 .154 8
10 William Kerr* 24 135 510 173 36 10 15 .339 .537 274
11 William Ketcham 24 31 46 6 2 0 0 .130 .174 8
12 Chris Kitsos# 23 134 494 165 43 9 7 .334 .500 247
13 Joseph Kwiatkowski 24 127 464 131 23 5 2 .282 .366 170
14 Norm Larker* 20 140 548 163 41 9 17 .297 .498 273
15 Bob Loddeke 23 10 11 3 0 0 0 .273 .273 3
16 Francis McCluskey 25 43 150 42 3 4 0 .280 .353 53
17 Gerard Orleman 25 29 92 23 4 0 0 .250 .293 27
18 Angelo Prestamo 21 80 202 56 12 2 1 .277 .371 75
19 Ray Shearer 21 138 522 147 31 12 12 .282 .456 238
20 Claude Siple 28 99 383 113 16 8 3 .295 .402 154
21 George Skordian 21 18 18 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Robert Sweeney 23 12 19 3 2 0 0 .158 .263 5
23 George Tesnow* 27 71 213 63 6 1 2 .296 .362 77
23 Players 23.2 140 5465 4745 852 1347 267 68 70 765 126 642 635 .284 .369 .413 .782 1960 78
* - 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 Thomas Bigham 18 9 4 .692 4.37 30 134.0 107 79 65 5 130 1.769 7.2 0.3 8.7
2 Don Brate* 20 13 8 .619 4.44 34 160.0 132 95 79 4 113 1.531 7.4 0.2 6.4
3 Ralph Butler 20 21 13 .618 2.68 42 265.0 217 91 79 12 108 1.226 7.4 0.4 3.7
4 Jim Cater* 24 16 7 .696 3.45 39 211.0 168 97 81 5 182 1.659 7.2 0.2 7.8
5 Rudolph Dillard 21 4 5 .444 4.15 19 52.0 49 25 24 2 40 1.712 8.5 0.3 6.9
6 Donald Jones* 21 11
7 William Ketcham 24 8 6 .571 4.18 30 142.0 144 83 66 5 77 1.556 9.1 0.3 4.9
8 George Skordian 21 2 3 .400 6.36 18 58.0 63 44 41 5 54 2.017 9.8 0.8 8.4
9 Fred Waters* 24 2 0 1.000 3.43 3 2 21.0 15 9 8 13 1.333 6.4 5.6
9 Players 21.2 85 55 .607 140 140 647
* - 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
Ralph Butler 42 0.00
Jim Cater 39 0.00
Don Brate 34 0.00
Thomas Bigham 30 0.00
William Ketcham 30 0.00
Rudolph Dillard 19 0.00
George Skordian 18 0.00
Donald Jones 11 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Thomas Bigham 18 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 11, 1932 Union County, NC, US
Don Brate 20 L L 5' 11.0" 165 1931
Ralph Butler 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1931
Jim Cater 24 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 31, 1926 Pickens, SC, US
Robert Crain 24 R 5' 11.0" 165 1927
Rudolph Dillard 21 R R 5' 10.0" 173 1930
Gil Hawkins 22 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Feb 12, 1929 Flemingsburg, KY, US
Donald Jones 21 R L 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 23, 1929 Seattle, WA, US
Bill Kearns 26 R 6' 1.0" 178 1925
William Kerr 24 L 6' 0.0" 180 1927
William Ketcham 24 R R 6' 1.0" 177 Jun 20, 1927 Huntington, NY, US
Chris Kitsos 23 S R 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 11, 1928 New York, NY, US
Joseph Kwiatkowski 24 R 5' 10.0" 170 1927
Norm Larker 20 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 27, 1930 Beaver Meadows, PA, US
Bob Loddeke 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 28, 1927
Francis McCluskey 25 R 6' 2.0" 180 1926
Gerard Orleman 25 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Aug 22, 1925 Brooklyn, NY, US
Angelo Prestamo 21 R 6' 0.0" 175 1930
Ray Shearer 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 19, 1929 Jacobus, PA, US
Claude Siple 28 R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 23, 1923
George Skordian 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1930
Robert Sweeney 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1928
George Tesnow 27 L 6' 0.0" 180 May 21, 1924 Pembroke, NY, US
Fred Waters 24 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 2, 1927 Benton, MS, US

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