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1948 Rochester Red Wings

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 International League
Overall: 78-75

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Cedric Durst
Represented: Rochester, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 Vern Benson* 23 97 284 228 39 56 12 2 4 38 5 53 44 .246 .388 .368 .756 84 0 3
2 Steve Bilko 19 12 49 41 5 6 1 0 0 3 0 8 11 .146 .286 .171 .456 7 0 0
3 Ed Blake 22 35 46 37 1 7 1 0 0 3 0 5 9 .189 .286 .216 .502 8 0 4
4 Johnny Bucha 23 54 158 132 20 40 6 1 2 24 1 23 20 .303 .406 .409 .816 54 0 3
5 Richard Burgett 27 13 36 32 5 13 7 0 0 7 0 3 4 .406 .457 .625 1.082 20 0 1
6 Dick Cole 22 91 253 226 33 57 11 0 4 22 7 25 21 .252 .327 .354 .681 80 0 2
7 George Copeland 27 33 33 30 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 .133 .212 .133 .345 4 1 0
8 Bernie Creger 21 100 366 336 30 77 10 4 0 36 3 21 46 .229 .275 .283 .557 95 0 9
9 Russ Derry* 31 108 328 274 51 59 5 2 16 42 9 51 74 .215 .343 .423 .766 116 2 1
10 Chuck Diering 25 149 637 546 91 146 31 11 5 61 11 71 79 .267 .354 .392 .746 214 2 18
11 Les Fusselman 27 50 127 116 18 27 6 4 1 15 1 11 20 .233 .299 .379 .679 44 0 0
12 Glenn Gardner 32 14 20 16 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 .188 .316 .250 .566 4 0 1
13 Steve Gerkin 35 29 13 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 1
14 Frank Gravino 25 116 360 321 53 89 15 6 18 74 2 34 98 .277 .348 .530 .878 170 1 4
15 Edwin Green 27 19 20 18 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .167 .211 .167 .377 3 0 1
16 Theodore Herder 25 6 11 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 .182 .455 5
17 Ken Johnson* 25 24 45 42 6 8 2 2 1 1 0 3 13 .190 .244 .405 .649 17 0 0
18 Eddie Kazak 27 142 566 508 72 157 24 5 12 85 6 41 35 .309 .366 .447 .813 227 5 12
19 Chip Marshall 28 94 304 231 32 48 8 0 6 34 1 63 51 .208 .380 .320 .700 74 1 9
20 Mike Mikan* 29 36 66 55 4 7 2 0 0 10 0 6 21 .127 .213 .164 .377 9 0 5
21 Rocky Nelson* 23 142 567 485 68 147 29 12 7 63 11 70 42 .303 .393 .456 .849 221 2 10
22 Al Papai 31 12 29 24 3 3 1 0 0 3 0 4 9 .125 .250 .167 .417 4 0 1
23 Alex Patterson 23 3 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 2
24 Bill Reeder 26 37 96 82 5 7 1 0 0 2 0 3 34 .085 .118 .098 .215 8 0 11
25 Hal Rice* 24 146 601 536 80 172 36 13 7 73 9 47 52 .321 .377 .476 .852 255 1 17
26 Max Surkont 26 38 94 81 5 14 3 0 2 7 0 5 19 .173 .221 .284 .505 23 0 8
27 Bobby Young* 23 126 544 488 87 131 12 12 4 38 4 51 39 .268 .338 .367 .704 179 0 5
27 Players 24.9 154 5698 4939 720 1289 223 74 90 652 70 610 759 .261 .344 .391 .735 1930 17 132
* - 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 Ed Blake 22 7 6 .538 3.88 34 7 1 1 123.0 113 66 53 68 59 6 3 3 1.472 8.3 5.0 4.3 0.87
2 George Copeland 27 5 3 .625 2.94 33 7 3 0 101.0 73 43 33 76 59 0 0 2 1.475 6.5 6.8 5.3 0.78
3 Glenn Gardner 32 2 4 .333 5.09 14 5 2 0 53.0 61 36 30 28 16 0 0 0 1.679 10.4 4.8 2.7 0.57
4 Steve Gerkin 35 4 4 .500 3.35 29 0 0 0 51.0 54 26 19 10 14 0 0 0 1.255 9.5 1.8 2.5 1.40
5 Edwin Green 27 2 5 .286 6.16 18 8 2 1 57.0 57 49 39 42 27 4 0 2 1.737 9.0 6.6 4.3 0.64
6 Ken Johnson* 25 6 9 .400 4.23 17 14 4 2 100.0 78 56 47 82 78 6 1 3 1.600 7.0 7.4 7.0 0.95
7 Mike Mikan* 29 9 9 .500 4.47 36 24 8 1 163.0 157 91 81 110 86 5 1 5 1.638 8.7 6.1 4.7 0.78
8 Al Papai 31 5 6 .455 4.37 12 12 7 1 70.0 62 42 34 42 29 0 0 3 1.486 8.0 5.4 3.7 0.69
9 Alex Patterson 23 0 2 .000 6.23 3 2 1 0 13.0 20 10 9 6 5 0 0 1 2.000 13.8 4.2 3.5 0.83
10 Bill Reeder 26 19 12 .613 3.17 37 33 15 5 247.0 219 101 87 98 126 8 0 1 1.283 8.0 3.6 4.6 1.29
11 Octavio Rubert 23 2 0 1.000 4.05 6 4 1 0 20.0 26 14 9 11 7 0 0 1 1.850 11.7 5.0 3.2 0.64
12 Max Surkont 26 15 11 .577 4.16 38 32 14 0 240.0 229 130 111 109 142 6 0 7 1.408 8.6 4.1 5.3 1.30
13 David Thomas 24 1 0 1.000 9.00 5 0 0 0 7.0 11 9 7 10 3 0 0 1 3.000 14.1 12.9 3.9 0.30
14 Ray Yochim 25 1 4 .200 6.40 9 6 3 0 45.0 47 34 32 40 28 0 0 3 1.933 9.4 8.0 5.6 0.70
15 Eddie Yuhas 23 0 0 15.75 4 0 0 0 4.0 6 7 7 5 1 0 0 0 2.750 13.5 11.2 2.2 0.20
15 Players 27.0 78 75 .510 154 154
* - 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
Chip Marshall 91 426 55 6 6 .988 5.29 6
Johnny Bucha 50 201 15 1 4 .995 4.32 7
Les Fusselman 42 145 18 8 4 .953 3.88 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rocky Nelson 141 1175 62 15 137 .988 8.77
Steve Bilko 12 96 7 0 7 1.000 8.58

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Young 125 311 333 8 98 .988 5.15
Dick Cole 37 68 86 5 21 .969 4.16

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Kazak 140 119 246 29 21 .926 2.61
Dick Cole 10 8 16 1 2 .960 2.40

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bernie Creger 98 153 263 29 74 .935 4.24
Vern Benson 46 57 100 12 17 .929 3.41
Dick Cole 30 48 68 8 14 .935 3.87

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Diering 147 442 17 8 3 .983 3.12
Hal Rice 143 256 13 15 3 .947 1.88
Russ Derry 90 134 4 5 1 .965 1.53
Frank Gravino 83 118 7 2 0 .984 1.51

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Max Surkont 38 5 46 0 3 1.000 1.34
Bill Reeder 37 9 28 1 0 .974 1.00
Mike Mikan 36 3 24 1 1 .964 0.75
Ed Blake 34 3 23 1 2 .963 0.76
George Copeland 33 6 23 2 0 .935 0.88
Steve Gerkin 29 3 12 2 0 .882 0.52
Edwin Green 18 3 12 0 0 1.000 0.83
Ken Johnson 17 1 20 1 1 .955 1.24
Glenn Gardner 14 1 9 0 0 1.000 0.71
Al Papai 12 2 16 2 1 .900 1.50
Ray Yochim 9 0.00
Octavio Rubert 6 0.00
David Thomas 5 0.00
Eddie Yuhas 4 0.00
Alex Patterson 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Vern Benson 23 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 19, 1924 Granite Quarry, NC, US
Steve Bilko 19 R R 6' 1.0" 230 Nov 13, 1928 Nanticoke, PA, US
Ed Blake 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 23, 1925 East St. Louis, IL, US
Johnny Bucha 23 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 22, 1925 Allentown, PA, US
Richard Burgett 27 R 6' 1.0" 185 1921
Larry Ciaffone 23 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Aug 17, 1924 Brooklyn, NY, US
Dick Cole 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 6, 1926 Long Beach, CA, US
George Copeland 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1921
Bernie Creger 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 21, 1927 Wytheville, VA, US
Russ Derry 31 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 7, 1916 Princeton, MO, US
Chuck Diering 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Feb 5, 1923 St. Louis, MO, US
Les Fusselman 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 7, 1921 Pryor, OK, US
Glenn Gardner 32 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 25, 1916 Burnsville, NC, US
Steve Gerkin 35 R R 6' 1.0" 162 Nov 19, 1912 Grafton, WV, US
Frank Gravino 25 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Jan 29, 1923
Edwin Green 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1921
Theodore Herder 25 R 6' 2.0" 180 1923
Ken Johnson 25 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 14, 1923 Topeka, KS, US
Eddie Kazak 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 18, 1920 Steubenville, OH, US
Chip Marshall 28 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Aug 28, 1919 Wilmington, DE, US
Mike Mikan 29 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 30, 1918
Rocky Nelson 23 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 18, 1924 Portsmouth, OH, US
Al Papai 31 R R 6' 3.0" 185 May 7, 1917 Divernon, IL, US
Alex Patterson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 6, 1925
Bill Reeder 26 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Feb 20, 1922 Dike, TX, US
Hal Rice 24 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 11, 1924 Morganette, WV, US
Octavio Rubert 23 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 9, 1925 Sancti Spiritus, Sancti Spiritus, CU
Max Surkont 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 16, 1922 Central Falls, RI, US
David Thomas 24 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Jul 6, 1923
Ray Yochim 25 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 19, 1922 New Orleans, LA, US
Bobby Young 23 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 22, 1925 Granite, MD, US
Eddie Yuhas 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 5, 1924 Youngstown, OH, US

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