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1947 Topeka Owls

1947 > Class C > 1947 Western Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Winlow Johnson
Represented: Topeka, KS
Ballpark: Owl Ball Park (Topeka, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

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 John Alfone 21 111 403 97 23 5 3 .241 .345 139
2 Richard Anderson 25 102 380 108 20 3 4 .284 .384 146
3 John Bulkley 22 135 511 151 26 5 1 .295 .372 190
4 Bob Curley 20 34 85 11 0 0 0 .129 .129 11
5 Curtis Darnell 22 35 123 36 6 0 1 .293 .366 45
6 Lee Dodson# 23 31 83 10 2 0 2 .120 .217 18
7 Ross Grimsley* 25 39 90 21 4 1 0 .233 .300 27
8 Bob Hegwood* 21 15 36 6 1 0 0 .167 .194 7
9 Winlow Johnson 32 45 89 14 0 0 0 .157 .157 14
10 Robert Kehoe 19 54 235 60 11 3 2 .255 .353 83
11 Fred Luciano 23 28 69 17 2 0 0 .246 .275 19
12 Murphy Malattia* 29 139 528 161 43 8 8 .305 .462 244
13 Raymond McLean? -- 91 339 92 11 2 0 .271 .316 107
14 Butch Nieman* 29 136 470 146 28 6 29 .311 .581 273
15 Arthur Priebe 25 85 340 80 10 1 7 .235 .332 113
16 Clayton Sheehan 21 68 189 42 8 1 8 .222 .402 76
17 Carl Verderame* 25 26 57 7 0 0 0 .123 .123 7
18 Byron Watkins* 24 68 235 82 15 3 0 .349 .438 103
19 Douglas White 31 91 323 88 23 0 1 .272 .353 114
20 Charles Young 21 24 82 23 3 0 0 .280 .317 26
20 Players 24.9
* - 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 Bob Curley 20 12 13 .480 3.52 34 220.0 217 112 86 118 1.523 8.9 4.8
2 Lee Dodson 23 18 4 .818 2.37 30 19 220.0 173 74 58 136 243 1.405 7.1 5.6 9.9 1.79
3 Ross Grimsley* 25 19 9 .679 3.16 35 231.0 183 112 81 137 1.385 7.1 5.3
4 Winlow Johnson 32 17 10 .630 3.45 45 232.0 239 114 89 47 1.233 9.3 1.8
5 Fred Luciano 23 5 5 .500 6.32 15 74.0 82 56 52 48 1.757 10.0 5.8
6 Carl Verderame? 25 7 12 .368 3.99 26 151.0 157 100 67 88 1.623 9.4 5.2
6 Players 25.3
* - 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
Winlow Johnson 45 0.00
Ross Grimsley 35 0.00
Bob Curley 34 0.00
Lee Dodson 30 0.00
Carl Verderame 26 0.00
Fred Luciano 15 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Alfone 21 R 5' 7.0" 160 Nov 9, 1925
Richard Anderson 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1922
John Bulkley 22 R 5' 10.0" 155 1925
Bob Curley 20 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 20, 1926 Covington, KY, US
Curtis Darnell 22 R 6' 1.0" 185 1925
Lee Dodson 23 S R 6' 5.0" 205 Apr 20, 1924 Topeka, KS, US
Ross Grimsley 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 4, 1922 Americus, KS, US
Bob Hegwood 21 L 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 15, 1926 Moultrie, GA, US
Winlow Johnson 32 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1915
Robert Kehoe 19 R 5' 11.0" 170 1928
Fred Luciano 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1924 Bridgeport, CT, US
Murphy Malattia 29 L 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 17, 1917
Raymond McLean -- Unknown
Butch Nieman 29 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 8, 1918 Herkimer, KS, US
Arthur Priebe 25 R 6' 1.0" 170 Aug 25, 1921
Clayton Sheehan 21 R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 13, 1925
Carl Verderame 25 L 6' 1.0" 190 1922 CT, US
Byron Watkins 24 L 5' 10.0" 165 1923
Douglas White 31 R 5' 8.0" 158 1916
Charles Young 21 R 6' 2.0" 175 1926

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