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1952 Buffalo Bisons

1952 > Class AAA > 1952 International League
Overall: 71-83

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Schoolboy Rowe and Jack Tighe
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1951 / 1953

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ralph Atkins*2727109851421202622314.247.407.341.7492901
2John Baumgartner21110000.000.0000
3Babe Birrer223456525910290320.173.218.308.5261601
4Frank Bolling204418416418409111411524.244.319.329.6485432
5Hank Borowy3630766921011060427.
6George Bullard23101816341001025.250.333.313.646500
7Frank Carswell32141559511881763403010143934.344.396.587.98330054
8Lawrence Ciesielski29102349292257712043225339.264.377.346.72310104
9Eugene Costello291887000000014. for 2 teams
10Doc Daugherty24106386351487916363353051.225.288.339.62711914
11Alex De La Garza30740000.000.0000
12Joe Erautt3054197177225011022201616.282.342.379.7206704
13Al Federoff27914123655510414502983521.285.354.351.70512848
14Paul Foytack21213431352002124.
15Alex Garbowski308172.118
16Kenneth Humphrey*27133029351103111.
17David Jaska2876287261256013021552017.230.287.303.5907915
18Ken Johnson*29162625372108114.280.308.440.7481100
19Milt Jordan255160527611150221.
20Eddie Kazak31381641462646506160169.315.387.473.8596911
21George Lerchen#296318415921347342402340.214.313.371.6845902
22Dick Littlefield*26361.167
23Lynn Lovenguth*29467866916100401210.242.359.258.6171700Stats for 2 teams
24Don Lund2913851644183133323168067035.302.400.497.89621923
25Dick Marlowe2336525111120020013.
26Bob Mavis*348427224120587152932611.241.317.340.6578214
27Wayne McLeland272649483700030125.
28Al McNeilance24410000.000.0000
29Mike Mordarski27307159610200801115.169.300.203.5031201
30Bubba Phillips24118495454731321921449143035.291.337.434.77119729
31Monk Poole29481614020000017.
32Russ Sullivan*2972254208285515463804414.264.395.462.8579611
33Ben Taylor*241449425113127074.262.367.524.8912200
34Bill Tuttle226524723630697532421119.292.324.403.7269500
35Al Yaylian*2838847110121021101015.
36Harvey Zernia*261084564065511015374643940.271.338.374.71215229
36 Players27.51555760511568813522383511562659544594.264.338.392.73020052477
* - 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
1Babe Birrer22910.4743.91331880152.0171816645585221.42110.
2Hank Borowy361012.4554.293028101189.02271099061563111.52410.
3Eugene Costello2911.5006.861820042.045373241203162.0489. for 2 teams
4Paul Foytack2145.4445.0721142094.0110655366651131.87210.
5Ken Johnson*2932.6003.38771340.032161534380021.6507.
6Milt Jordan25129.5713.4650861169.0187806552592221.41410.
7Dick Littlefield*2611.5005.40330120.0261212691001.60011.
8Lynn Lovenguth291210.5453.58312194166.01328266108656061.4467. for 2 teams
9Dick Marlowe231010.5004.01351772148.0140756655561131.3188.
10Wayne McLeland27611.3534.25261851142.0144806745511201.3319.
11Al McNeilance24007.0040009.01387330001.77813.
12Monk Poole2905.0004.064831082.092403739252021.59810.
13John Weiss27000.0020001.0000010000.0000.00.09.0
14Al Yaylian*281211.5223.952826151180.01939279617511141.4119.
14 Players27.17183.461155155
* - 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


Lawrence Ciesielski933403569.9844.037
Joe Erautt512432326.9935.223
Mike Mordarski2670522.9742.881


Harvey Zernia10793288587.9959.53
Ralph Atkins2722621418.9849.15
Don Lund1189422.9798.45
Ben Taylor11932310.9698.64


Al Federoff872122581456.9715.40
Frank Bolling44109140427.9845.66
Bob Mavis265768113.9924.81


David Jaska70821331210.9473.07
Bob Mavis40336545.9612.45
Eddie Kazak37417759.9593.19
Don Lund1031161.7001.40


Doc Daugherty972012672857.9444.82
Bill Tuttle48991231423.9414.63


Frank Carswell135205361.9721.54
Don Lund1232131195.9611.82
Bubba Phillips1163382378.9813.11
Russ Sullivan59111660.9511.98
George Lerchen4475520.9761.82
Bill Tuttle1623010.9581.44


Milt Jordan50123820.9621.00
Monk Poole4831410.9440.35
Dick Marlowe3591710.9630.74
Babe Birrer3392630.9211.06
Lynn Lovenguth31103412.9781.42Stats for 2 teams
Hank Borowy30163622.9631.73
Al Yaylian2882923.9491.32
Wayne McLeland26162251.8841.46
Paul Foytack2151522.9090.95
Eugene Costello184210.8570.33Stats for 2 teams
Ken Johnson70.00
Al McNeilance40.00
Dick Littlefield30.00
John Weiss20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ralph Atkins27LL6' 2.0"180Mar 30, 1925Los Angeles, CA, US
John Baumgartner21RR6' 1.0"190May 29, 1931Birmingham, AL, US
Babe Birrer22RR6' 0.0"195Jul 4, 1929Buffalo, NY, US
Frank Bolling20RR6' 1.0"175Nov 16, 1931Mobile, AL, US
Hank Borowy36RR6' 0.0"175May 12, 1916Bloomfield, NJ, US
George Bullard23RR5' 9.0"165Oct 24, 1928Lynn, MA, US
Frank Carswell32RR6' 0.0"195Nov 6, 1919Palestine, TX, US
Lawrence Ciesielski29R5' 10.0"1901923
Eugene Costello29RR6' 2.0"2001923Sprague, WA, US
Doc Daugherty24RR6' 0.0"180Oct 12, 1927Paris, PA, US
Alex De La Garza30RR6' 0.0"180Mar 22, 1922San Antonio, TX, US
Joe Erautt30RR5' 9.0"175Sep 1, 1921Vibank, SK, CA
Al Federoff27RR5' 10.0"165Jul 11, 1924Bairdford, PA, US
Paul Foytack21RR5' 11.0"175Nov 16, 1930Scranton, PA, US
Alex Garbowski30RR6' 1.0"185Jun 25, 1922Yonkers, NY, US
Kenneth Humphrey27L6' 2.0"1901925
David Jaska28R5' 10.0"170Feb 19, 1924Detroit, MI, US
Ken Johnson29LL6' 1.0"185Jan 14, 1923Topeka, KS, US
Milt Jordan25RR6' 2.0"207May 24, 1927Mineral Springs, PA, US
Eddie Kazak31RR6' 0.0"175Jul 18, 1920Steubenville, OH, US
George Lerchen29SR5' 11.0"175Dec 1, 1922Detroit, MI, US
Dick Littlefield26LL6' 0.0"180Mar 18, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Lynn Lovenguth29LR5' 10.0"170Nov 29, 1922Camden, NJ, US
Don Lund29RR6' 0.0"200May 18, 1923Detroit, MI, US
Dick Marlowe23RR6' 2.0"165Jun 27, 1929Hickory, NC, US
Bob Mavis34LR5' 7.0"160Apr 8, 1918Milwaukee, WI, US
Wayne McLeland27RR6' 0.0"180Aug 29, 1924Stockport, IA, US
Al McNeilance24RR5' 11.0"175Sep 4, 1927Buffalo, NY, US
Mike Mordarski27R5' 10.0"190Jun 2, 1925
Bubba Phillips24RR5' 9.0"180Feb 24, 1928West Point, MS, US
Monk Poole29RR6' 0.0"210Oct 3, 1922
Russ Sullivan29LR6' 0.0"196Feb 19, 1923Fredericksburg, VA, US
Ben Taylor24LL6' 0.0"175Sep 30, 1927Metropolis, IL, US
Bill Tuttle22RR6' 0.0"190Jul 4, 1929Elmwood, IL, US
John Weiss27RR6' 1.0"195Oct 20, 1924
Al Yaylian28LL5' 8.0"180Nov 17, 1923Fresno, CA, US
Harvey Zernia26L6' 1.0"175May 31, 1926Milwaukee, WI, US

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