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1928 Kansas City Blues

1928 > Class AA > 1928 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Dutch Zwilling
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1927 / 1929

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 Buster Chatham 26 113 387 340 42 99 18 6 0 8 24 24 .291 .347 .379 .726 129 5 18
2 Hooks Cotter* 28 140 523 457 68 136 23 7 10 9 50 45 .298 .368 .444 .812 203 1 15 Stats for 2 teams
3 Joe Cronin 21 74 284 241 34 59 10 6 2 1 31 28 .245 .336 .361 .697 87 2 10
4 Dixie Davis 37 31 46 3 7 0 0 0 0 .152 .152 7 6
5 Matt Donohue 29 19 69 6 17 3 1 0 0 .246 .319 22 1
6 Lou Fette 21 2 4 4 1 1 0 1.000 1.750 7
7 Fred Fitzberger? -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Denver Grigsby* 27 154 622 534 77 169 31 8 6 10 59 32 .316 .393 .438 .831 234 8 21
9 Roy Grimes 34 114 395 359 51 119 21 8 5 9 28 39 .331 .380 .476 .856 171 0 8 Stats for 2 teams
10 Joe Kuhel* 22 121 545 511 85 167 32 11 2 11 21 40 .327 .359 .444 .804 227 5 8
11 Landrum? -- 1 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Beauty McGowan* 26 73 277 244 31 58 11 1 2 2 27 14 .238 .316 .316 .632 77 1 5
13 Heinie Meine 32 24 50 8 15 2 0 1 0 .300 .400 20 2
14 Ralph Michaels 26 136 522 453 69 136 15 7 0 8 37 20 .300 .360 .364 .724 165 5 27
15 Jimmy Moore 25 124 442 381 53 115 22 3 3 6 42 16 .302 .381 .399 .780 152 7 12
16 Johnny Morrison 32 30 26 0 3 0 0 0 0 .115 .115 3 2
17 Mullen? -- 5 13 2 0 0 0 .154 .154 2
18 George Murray 29 40 66 8 16 5 2 0 0 .242 .379 25 7
19 Lynn Nelson* 23 38 46 7 9 1 2 0 0 .196 .304 14 1
20 Fred Nicholson 33 152 649 577 72 158 23 12 6 9 40 52 .274 .321 .386 .707 223 0 32
21 John Peters 34 133 476 431 52 136 31 7 1 2 25 21 .316 .359 .427 .786 184 4 16
22 Topper Rigney 31 102 368 296 50 74 9 5 0 4 54 21 .250 .366 .314 .680 93 0 18
23 Edward Schaack? -- 13 14 13 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .462 .462 .462 .923 6 0 1
24 Tom Sheehan 34 46 98 16 28 4 1 0 0 .286 .347 34 4
25 Bill Swift 20 1 4 2 0 0 0 .500 .500 2
26 Max Thomas? 23 6 2 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 1
27 Bill Wambsganss 34 163 730 637 88 190 18 8 0 15 46 34 .298 .348 .352 .700 224 3 44
28 Cy Warmoth* 35 53 79 14 11 3 0 0 0 .139 .177 14 6
29 Frank Wilson* 27 52 181 21 64 13 2 0 1 .354 .448 81 8
30 Kettle Wirts 30 71 180 24 44 4 0 1 1 .244 .283 51 5
31 Jimmy Zinn* 33 77 151 19 41 6 4 0 1 .272 .364 55 6
31 Players 29.1
* - 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 Dixie Davis 37 8 6 .571 5.17 31 141.0 158 94 81 74 55 2 3 1.645 10.1 4.7 3.5 0.74
2 Lou Fette 21 1 0 1.000 7.20 2 5.0 7 4 4 3 2.000 12.6 5.4
3 Landrum? -- 1 0 1.000 1 9.0 7 0 0.778 7.0 0.0
4 Heinie Meine 32 7 4 .636 3.49 15 111.0 106 46 43 34 37 4 2 1.261 8.6 2.8 3.0 1.09
5 Johnny Morrison 32 1 6 .143 4.55 30 95.0 110 60 48 37 44 2 1 1.547 10.4 3.5 4.2 1.19
6 George Murray 29 11 7 .611 3.96 40 200.0 224 97 88 63 59 8 3 1.435 10.1 2.8 2.7 0.94
7 Lynn Nelson 23 7 8 .467 3.87 35 128.0 137 63 55 60 35 4 2 1.539 9.6 4.2 2.5 0.58
8 Edward Schaack? -- 2 2 .500 12 31.0 39 14 1.710 11.3 4.1
9 Tom Sheehan 34 16 16 .500 4.09 43 240.0 279 131 109 73 66 2 3 1.467 10.5 2.7 2.5 0.90
10 Bill Swift 20 1 0 1.000 1 9.0 10 5 4 1.556 10.0 4.0
11 Max Thomas? 23 0 2 .000 5 8.0 9 8 2.125 10.1 9.0
12 Cy Warmoth* 35 10 16 .385 3.55 38 218.0 222 114 86 76 82 4 5 1.367 9.2 3.1 3.4 1.08
13 Jimmy Zinn 33 23 13 .639 3.48 45 323.0 334 137 125 84 90 6 3 1.294 9.3 2.3 2.5 1.07
13 Players 31.6
* - 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
John Peters 130 424 95 20 12 .963 3.99 10
Kettle Wirts 67 182 44 3 7 .987 3.37 8

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hooks Cotter 134 1232 75 21 101 .984 9.75 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Kuhel 120 1164 63 11 93 .991 10.23
Roy Grimes 93 816 48 14 60 .984 9.29 Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Michaels 23 171 13 2 15 .989 8.00
Beauty McGowan 10 73 5 1 4 .987 7.80

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Wambsganss 162 386 504 26 94 .972 5.49

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ralph Michaels 111 156 217 7 19 .982 3.36
Joe Cronin 59 58 99 9 11 .946 2.66
Topper Rigney 11 7 9 0 0 1.000 1.45

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buster Chatham 82 160 221 26 49 .936 4.65
Topper Rigney 79 178 238 12 47 .972 5.27
Joe Cronin 14 29 47 5 9 .938 5.43

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Denver Grigsby 152 386 15 11 3 .973 2.64
Fred Nicholson 150 333 19 11 6 .970 2.35
Jimmy Moore 104 216 10 6 1 .974 2.17
Beauty McGowan 62 141 5 4 1 .973 2.35
Frank Wilson 51 78 1 6 0 .929 1.55
Matt Donohue 19 48 0 2 0 .960 2.53

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Zinn 45 17 82 2 4 .980 2.20
Tom Sheehan 43 10 55 1 3 .985 1.51
George Murray 40 5 37 1 3 .977 1.05
Cy Warmoth 38 7 49 2 4 .966 1.47
Lynn Nelson 35 7 23 3 0 .909 0.86
Dixie Davis 31 3 20 0 0 1.000 0.74
Johnny Morrison 30 2 14 0 0 1.000 0.53
Heinie Meine 15 5 32 0 2 1.000 2.47
Edward Schaack 12 6 10 2 1 .889 1.33

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Buster Chatham 26 R R 5' 5.0" 150 Dec 25, 1901 West, TX, US
Hooks Cotter 28 L L 5' 10.0" 160 May 22, 1900 Holden, MO, US
Joe Cronin 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 12, 1906 San Francisco, CA, US
Dixie Davis 37 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Oct 12, 1890 Wilsons Mills, NC, US
Matt Donohue 29 R R Nov 20, 1898 DE, US
Lou Fette 21 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Mar 15, 1907 Alma, MO, US
Fred Fitzberger -- Unknown
Denver Grigsby 27 L R 5' 9.0" 155 Mar 25, 1901 Jackson, KY, US
Roy Grimes 34 R R 6' 1.0" 176 Sep 11, 1893 Bergholz, OH, US
Joe Kuhel 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 25, 1906 Cleveland, OH, US
Landrum -- Unknown
Beauty McGowan 26 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 8, 1901 Branford, CT, US
Heinie Meine 32 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 1, 1896 St. Louis, MO, US
Ralph Michaels 26 R R 5' 10.0" 178 May 3, 1902 Etna, PA, US
Jimmy Moore 25 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Apr 24, 1903 Paris, TN, US
Johnny Morrison 32 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Oct 22, 1895 Pellville, KY, US
Mullen -- Unknown
George Murray 29 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 23, 1898 Charlotte, NC, US
Lynn Nelson 23 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 24, 1905 Sheldon, ND, US
Fred Nicholson 33 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Sep 1, 1894 Honey Grove, TX, US
John Peters 34 R R 6' 0.0" 192 Jul 14, 1893 Kansas City, KS, US
Topper Rigney 31 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Jan 7, 1897 Groveton, TX, US
Edward Schaack -- Unknown
Tom Sheehan 34 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 31, 1894 Grand Ridge, IL, US
Bill Swift 20 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Jun 19, 1908 Elmira, NY, US
Max Thomas 23 Oct 23, 1904 Kaysville, UT, US
Bill Wambsganss 34 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 19, 1894 Cleveland, OH, US
Cy Warmoth 35 L L 5' 11.0" 158 Feb 2, 1893 Bone Gap, IL, US
Frank Wilson 27 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 20, 1901 Malden, MA, US
Kettle Wirts 30 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 30, 1897 Cosumnes, CA, US
Jimmy Zinn 33 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 21, 1895 Benton, AR, US

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