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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
1Thomas Bigham1830489300.188.25012
2Don Brate*2036528010.154.19210
3Ralph Butler20448512000.141.14112
4Jim Cater*24397012200.171.20014
5Robert Crain241405731643367.286.401230
6Rudolph Dillard2120153000.200.2003
7Gil Hawkins224212636814.286.46058
8Donald Jones211190000.000.0000
9Bill Kearns2622528000.154.1548
10William Kerr*24135510173361015.339.537274
11William Ketcham2431466200.130.1748
12Chris Kitsos#231344941654397.334.500247
13Joseph Kwiatkowski241274641312352.282.366170
14Norm Larker*2014054816341917.297.498273
15Bob Loddeke2310113000.273.2733
16Francis McCluskey254315042340.280.35353
17Gerard Orleman25299223400.250.29327
18Angelo Prestamo2180202561221.277.37175
19Ray Shearer21138522147311212.282.456238
20Claude Siple28993831131683.295.402154
21George Skordian2118180000.000.0000
22Robert Sweeney2312193200.158.2635
23George Tesnow*277121363612.296.36277
23 Players23.21405465474585213472676870765126642635.284.369.413.782196078
* - 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
1Thomas Bigham1894.6924.3730134.0107796551301.7697.20.38.7
2Don Brate*20138.6194.4434160.0132957941131.5317.40.26.4
3Ralph Butler202113.6182.6842265.02179179121081.2267.40.43.7
4Jim Cater*24167.6963.4539211.0168978151821.6597.20.27.8
5Rudolph Dillard2145.4444.151952.04925242401.7128.50.36.9
6Donald Jones*2111
7William Ketcham2486.5714.1830142.014483665771.5569.10.34.9
8George Skordian2123.4006.361858.06344415542.0179.80.88.4
9Fred Waters*24201.0003.433221.01598131.3336.45.6
9 Players21.28555.607140140647
* - 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


Ralph Butler420.00
Jim Cater390.00
Don Brate340.00
Thomas Bigham300.00
William Ketcham300.00
Rudolph Dillard190.00
George Skordian180.00
Donald Jones110.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Thomas Bigham18RR6' 2.0"175Sep 11, 1932Union County, NC, US
Don Brate20LL5' 11.0"1651931
Ralph Butler20RR5' 10.0"1701931
Jim Cater24LL6' 2.0"185Jul 31, 1926Pickens, SC, US
Robert Crain24R5' 11.0"1651927
Rudolph Dillard21RR5' 10.0"1731930
Gil Hawkins22RR5' 11.0"195Feb 12, 1929Flemingsburg, KY, US
Donald Jones21RL6' 3.0"180Aug 23, 1929Seattle, WA, US
Bill Kearns26R6' 1.0"1781925
William Kerr24L6' 0.0"1801927
William Ketcham24RR6' 1.0"177Jun 20, 1927Huntington, NY, US
Chris Kitsos23SR5' 9.0"165Feb 11, 1928New York, NY, US
Joseph Kwiatkowski24R5' 10.0"1701927
Norm Larker20LL6' 0.0"185Dec 27, 1930Beaver Meadows, PA, US
Bob Loddeke23RR6' 1.0"175Dec 28, 1927
Francis McCluskey25R6' 2.0"1801926
Gerard Orleman25RR6' 0.0"182Aug 22, 1925Brooklyn, NY, US
Angelo Prestamo21R6' 0.0"1751930
Ray Shearer21RR6' 0.0"200Sep 19, 1929Jacobus, PA, US
Claude Siple28R6' 0.0"170Feb 23, 1923
George Skordian21RR5' 11.0"1751930
Robert Sweeney23RR5' 11.0"1701928
George Tesnow27L6' 0.0"180May 21, 1924Pembroke, NY, US
Fred Waters24LL5' 11.0"185Feb 2, 1927Benton, MS, US

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