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1939 Columbus Red Birds

1939 > Class B > 1939 South Atlantic League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Clay Hopper
Represented: Columbus, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

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 Walter Alston 27 105 399 129 26 8 11 .323 .511 204
2 Augie Bergamo* 22 138 550 190 28 18 2 .345 .473 260
3 Alex Coleman 26 35 104 25 3 2 1 .240 .337 35
4 Joe Cusick 25 52 158 42 4 1 2 .266 .342 54
5 James Dillingham 21 34 138 35 6 4 0 .254 .355 49
6 Jim Hayes* 25 12 22 7 0 0 0 .318 .318 7 Stats for 2 teams
7 Clay Hopper 36 17 22 6 4 0 0 .273 .455 10
8 Edward Hurley 26 40 86 15 2 0 0 .174 .198 17
9 Frank Mabrey 22 136 508 122 15 2 5 .240 .307 156
10 Charles Martin 25 19 50 14 1 0 0 .280 .300 15
11 Harry Michel* 25 29 88 20 6 1 1 .227 .352 31
12 Ed Murphy 20 31 123 32 4 4 2 .260 .407 50
13 Harry Polly 23 12 16 1 0 0 0 .063 .063 1
14 Harry Schmiel 21 125 479 149 24 11 9 .311 .463 222
15 Walter Schuerbaum 22 104 405 131 22 9 2 .323 .437 177
16 Bill Seinsoth# 21 44 114 34 9 0 2 .298 .430 49
17 Mel Serafini 20 136 466 136 21 6 0 .292 .363 169
18 Walter Sessi* 20 2 5 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 1
19 Bill Shewey* 22 11 51 17 2 2 0 .333 .451 23
20 John Stopa 25 105 412 128 21 12 5 .311 .456 188
21 Steve Summerhill 24 24 95 25 3 2 0 .263 .337 32
22 James Thompkins 22 21 35 4 0 0 0 .114 .114 4
23 Roland Van Slate 26 42 93 21 4 0 2 .226 .333 31
24 Edward Wissman* 24 62 143 41 7 2 0 .287 .364 52
25 Charles Zachritz 23 19 63 15 4 1 2 .238 .429 27
25 Players 23.0
* - 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 Jim Hayes* 25 2 4 .333 5.24 11 55.0 59 37 32 37 1.745 9.7 6.1 Stats for 2 teams
2 Edward Hurley 26 15 10 .600 3.37 39 238.0 249 121 89 112 1.517 9.4 4.2
3 Harry Polly 23 2 3 .400 4.98 12 47.0 50 33 26 24 1.574 9.6 4.6
4 Bill Seinsoth* 21 17 10 .630 2.41 30 243.0 215 95 65 72 1.181 8.0 2.7
5 James Thompkins 22 5 2 .714 3.84 20 96.0 85 50 41 64 1.552 8.0 6.0
6 Roland Van Slate 26 17 12 .586 2.70 37 257.0 240 108 77 98 1.315 8.4 3.4
7 Edward Wissman* 24 21 9 .700 2.88 39 228.0 230 84 73 92 1.412 9.1 3.6
7 Players 24.1
* - 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
Joe Cusick 47 211 21 4 .983 4.94
Alex Coleman 32 161 20 4 .978 5.66
Harry Michel 27 126 13 3 .979 5.15
Charles Martin 18 88 10 3 .970 5.44
Charles Zachritz 18 85 13 1 .990 5.44

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Alston 105 982 51 6 .994 9.84
Ed Murphy 31 301 14 6 .981 10.16

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Mabrey 102 237 320 26 .955 5.46
James Dillingham 34 87 110 6 .970 5.79

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mel Serafini 136 131 277 37 .917 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Stopa 105 223 373 43 .933 5.68

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Augie Bergamo 138 290 22 8 .975 2.26
Harry Schmiel 125 256 10 10 .964 2.13
Walter Schuerbaum 98 166 13 7 .962 1.83
Steve Summerhill 24 35 1 0 1.000 1.50
Bill Shewey 11 19 2 2 .913 1.91

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Hurley 39 0.00
Edward Wissman 39 0.00
Roland Van Slate 37 0.00
Bill Seinsoth 30 0.00
James Thompkins 20 0.00
Harry Polly 12 0.00
Jim Hayes 11 0.00 Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Walter Alston 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 1, 1911 Venice, OH, US
Junius Beck 20 May 24, 1919 Durham, NC, US
Augie Bergamo 22 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 14, 1917 Detroit, MI, US
Alex Coleman 26 R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 13, 1913 Ada, OK, US
Joe Cusick 25 R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 11, 1914 Providence, RI, US
James Dillingham 21 R 6' 1.0" 180 1918
Jake Drake 25 R R 6' 2.0" 192 1914
Arthur Gilbert 31 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 22, 1908 Jellico, TN, US
Arthur Goetz 22 L L 6' 3.0" 171 1917
Buddy Gremp 19 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 5, 1919 Denver, CO, US
Jim Hayes 25 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1914
Clay Hopper 36 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Oct 3, 1902 Porterville, MS, US
Edward Hurley 26 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1913
Frank Mabrey 22 R 5' 9.0" 163 1917
Harry Manuel -- Unknown
Charles Martin 25 R 5' 11.0" 175 1914
Harry Michel 25 L 5' 10.0" 165 1914
Ed Murphy 20 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Aug 23, 1918 Joliet, IL, US
Harry Polly 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1916
Joseph Rompalo 24 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 14, 1914 PA, US
Harry Schmiel 21 R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 22, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Walter Schuerbaum 22 R 5' 11.0" 180 1917
Bill Seinsoth 21 S L 6' 3.0" 225 Feb 5, 1918 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Mel Serafini 20 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Dec 5, 1918 St. Louis, MO, US
Walter Sessi 20 L L 6' 3.0" 225 Jul 23, 1918 Finleyville, PA, US
Bill Shewey 22 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 5, 1916 Joplin, MO, US
Billy Southworth 22 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jun 20, 1917 Portland, OR, US
James Sproull -- Unknown
John Stopa 25 R 6' 0.0" 175 1914
Steve Summerhill 24 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Oct 2, 1914
James Thompkins 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1917
Richard Tichacek 22 R 5' 10.0" 175 1917
Roland Van Slate 26 R R 5' 10.0" 161 Oct 18, 1912 WI, US
Steve Vargo 22 R R 6' 0.0" 182 1917
John Wahonick 26 R R 5' 10.0" 181 Apr 12, 1913 Connorville, OH, US
Edward Wissman 24 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1915
Charles Zachritz 23 R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 14, 1915

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