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1905 Des Moines Underwriters

1905 > Class A > 1905 Western League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Herman Long
Represented: Des Moines, IA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1904 / 1906

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ben Caffyn*26128588172.293
2Bill Chappelle243710325.243
3Charlie Dexter293811933.277Stats for 2 teams
4Roy Fiske?233513332.241
5Bob Ganley*30123525166.316
6George Hogriever361465061653922.326.423214
7Lefty Leifield*21346713.194
8Herman Long*391184751462420.307.366174
9Lou Manske*204913323.173
10Bill McGilvray*226824264.264Stats for 3 teams
11Reeve McKay?23247311.151
12Frank McNichols?--10336089.247
13William Morrison?--16416.146
14Claude Rossman*24150640229.358
15Bert Schils?267128184.299Stats for 2 teams
16Frank Shugart*38117404118.292
17Fred Steele?27328424.286
18Babe Towne255116657.343
19Howard Wakefield219631695.301
20Roland Wolfe?254916645.271
20 Players28.5
* - 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
1Ben Caffyn*260016.0649.0
2Bill Chappelle242010.66736260.02391148.3
3Thomas Coates?--21.667532.029128.2
4Charlie Dexter2901.00013.0216.0Stats for 2 teams
5John Halla*2112.333522.0371315.1
6Lefty Leifield*21269.7432.1139303.0251104717.5
7Lou Manske*202016.55647357.03271478.2
8Reeve McKay23128.60021159.0121636.8
9William Morrison?--74.63614119.0115458.7
10Clarence Owsley?220025.012921.6
11Claude Rossman*240012.03113.5
12Fred Steele?27201.000421.0351515.0
13Lee Stillman?2231.750742.0513410.9
14Babe Towne2501.00047.0425.1
15Howard Wakefield210014.0306.8
16Roland Wolfe?2501.000511.013710.6
16 Players22.1
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ben Caffyn26LL5' 10.0"175Feb 10, 1879Peoria, IL, US
Bill Chappelle24RR6' 2.0"206Mar 22, 1881Waterloo, NY, US
Thomas Coates--Unknown
Charlie Dexter29RR5' 7.0"155Jun 15, 1876Evansville, IN, US
Roy Fiske231882IA, US
Charlie Frisbee31SR5' 9.0"175Feb 2, 1874Dows, IA, US1905-04-261905-05-27
Bob Ganley30LL5' 7.0"156Apr 23, 1875Lowell, MA, US
John Halla21LL5' 11.0"175May 13, 1884St. Louis, MO, US
George Hogriever36RR5' 8.0"160Mar 17, 1869Cincinnati, OH, US
Lefty Leifield21LL6' 1.0"165Sep 5, 1883Trenton, IL, US
Herman Long39LR5' 8.0"160Apr 13, 1866Chicago, IL, US
Lou Manske20LL6' 0.0"Jul 4, 1884Milwaukee, WI, US
Bill McGilvray22LL6' 0.0"160Apr 29, 1883Portland, OR, US
Reeve McKay23R6' 1.0"168Nov 16, 1881Morgan, TX, US
Frank McNichols--Unknown
William Morrison--Unknown
Clarence Owsley22May, 1883IN, US
Claude Rossman24LL6' 0.0"188Jun 17, 1881Philmont, NY, US
Bert Schils26Mar 24, 1879Holland, WI, US
Frank Shugart38LR5' 8.0"170Dec 10, 1866Luthersburg, PA, US
Fred Steele27Mar 23, 1878Neola, IA, US
Lee Stillman221883IA, US
Babe Towne25RR5' 10.0"180Mar 12, 1880Coon Rapids, IA, US
Howard Wakefield21RR6' 1.0"205Apr 2, 1884Bucyrus, OH, US
Roland Wolfe25Aug 27, 1879

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