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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
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 Ben Caffyn* 26 128 588 172 .293
2 Bill Chappelle 24 37 103 25 .243
3 Charlie Dexter 29 38 119 33 .277 Stats for 2 teams
4 Roy Fiske? 23 35 133 32 .241
5 Bob Ganley* 30 123 525 166 .316
6 George Hogriever 36 146 506 165 39 2 2 .326 .423 214
7 Lefty Leifield* 21 34 67 13 .194
8 Herman Long* 39 118 475 146 24 2 0 .307 .366 174
9 Lou Manske* 20 49 133 23 .173
10 Bill McGilvray* 22 68 242 64 .264 Stats for 3 teams
11 Reeve McKay? 23 24 73 11 .151
12 Frank McNichols? -- 103 360 89 .247
13 William Morrison? -- 16 41 6 .146
14 Claude Rossman* 24 150 640 229 .358
15 Bert Schils? 26 71 281 84 .299 Stats for 2 teams
16 Frank Shugart* 38 117 404 118 .292
17 Fred Steele? 27 32 84 24 .286
18 Babe Towne 25 51 166 57 .343
19 Howard Wakefield 21 96 316 95 .301
20 Roland Wolfe? 25 49 166 45 .271
20 Players 28.5
* - 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
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 Ben Caffyn* 26 0 0 1 6.0 6 4 9.0
2 Bill Chappelle 24 20 10 .667 36 260.0 239 114 8.3
3 Thomas Coates? -- 2 1 .667 5 32.0 29 12 8.2
4 Charlie Dexter 29 0 1 .000 1 3.0 2 1 6.0 Stats for 2 teams
5 John Halla* 21 1 2 .333 5 22.0 37 13 15.1
6 Lefty Leifield* 21 26 9 .743 2.11 39 303.0 251 104 71 7.5
7 Lou Manske* 20 20 16 .556 47 357.0 327 147 8.2
8 Reeve McKay 23 12 8 .600 21 159.0 121 63 6.8
9 William Morrison? -- 7 4 .636 14 119.0 115 45 8.7
10 Clarence Owsley? 22 0 0 2 5.0 12 9 21.6
11 Claude Rossman* 24 0 0 1 2.0 3 1 13.5
12 Fred Steele? 27 2 0 1.000 4 21.0 35 15 15.0
13 Lee Stillman? 22 3 1 .750 7 42.0 51 34 10.9
14 Babe Towne 25 0 1 .000 4 7.0 4 2 5.1
15 Howard Wakefield 21 0 0 1 4.0 3 0 6.8
16 Roland Wolfe? 25 0 1 .000 5 11.0 13 7 10.6
16 Players 22.1
* - 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
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ben Caffyn 26 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 10, 1879 Peoria, IL, US
Bill Chappelle 24 R R 6' 2.0" 206 Mar 22, 1881 Waterloo, NY, US
Thomas Coates -- Unknown
Charlie Dexter 29 R R 5' 7.0" 155 Jun 15, 1876 Evansville, IN, US
Doty -- Unknown
Roy Fiske 23 1882 IA, US
Charlie Frisbee 31 S R 5' 9.0" 175 Feb 2, 1874 Dows, IA, US 1905-04-26 1905-05-27
Bob Ganley 30 L L 5' 7.0" 156 Apr 23, 1875 Lowell, MA, US
John Halla 21 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 13, 1884 St. Louis, MO, US
George Hogriever 36 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Mar 17, 1869 Cincinnati, OH, US
Lefty Leifield 21 L L 6' 1.0" 165 Sep 5, 1883 Trenton, IL, US
Herman Long 39 L R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 13, 1866 Chicago, IL, US
Lou Manske 20 L L 6' 0.0" Jul 4, 1884 Milwaukee, WI, US
Bill McGilvray 22 L L 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 29, 1883 Portland, OR, US
Reeve McKay 23 R 6' 1.0" 168 Nov 16, 1881 Morgan, TX, US
Frank McNichols -- Unknown
William Morrison -- Unknown
Clarence Owsley 22 May, 1883 IN, US
Claude Rossman 24 L L 6' 0.0" 188 Jun 17, 1881 Philmont, NY, US
Bert Schils 26 Mar 24, 1879 Holland, WI, US
Frank Shugart 38 L R 5' 8.0" 170 Dec 10, 1866 Luthersburg, PA, US
Fred Steele 27 Mar 23, 1878 Neola, IA, US
Lee Stillman 22 1883 IA, US
Babe Towne 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 12, 1880 Coon Rapids, IA, US
Howard Wakefield 21 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Apr 2, 1884 Bucyrus, OH, US
Roland Wolfe 25 Aug 27, 1879

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