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1947 Milwaukee Brewers

1947 > Class AAA > 1947 American Association
Overall: 79-75
Scored 775 runs, Allowed 781 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-78

Affiliation: Boston Braves-NL
Manager: Nick Cullop
Represented: Milwaukee, WI
Ballpark: Borchert Field (Milwaukee, WI)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

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 Heinz Becker# 31 131 557 457 90 166 23 8 11 90 1 92 53 .363 .472 .521 .993 238 14 2 6
2 Joseph Bestudik# 32 115 430 366 59 103 21 0 7 59 1 58 41 .281 .381 .396 .777 145 12 1 5 Stats for 2 teams
3 Vern Bickford 26 29 52 45 2 11 1 0 0 5 0 4 9 .244 .306 .267 .573 12 0 0 3
4 Bob Brady* 24 46 171 150 16 31 6 3 3 21 0 21 17 .207 .304 .347 .651 52 1 0 0
5 Cy Buker* 29 34 52 42 3 11 1 0 0 7 0 4 10 .262 .326 .286 .612 12 1 0 6 Stats for 2 teams
6 Al Dark 25 149 685 614 121 186 49 7 10 66 14 60 39 .303 .367 .454 .821 279 5 2 9
7 James Davis 33 39 35 31 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 14 .065 .171 .065 .236 2 1 0 0
8 Otto Denning 34 34 49 41 8 12 3 0 0 3 0 7 7 .293 .408 .366 .774 15 1 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
9 Johnny Dickshot 37 37 110 95 13 24 1 0 0 11 0 14 9 .253 .349 .263 .612 25 3 0 1
10 Glenn Elliott# 27 24 55 39 3 6 0 0 0 3 0 9 13 .154 .327 .154 .480 6 0 1 6
11 Al Epperly* 29 33 71 60 9 12 3 0 0 3 0 5 10 .200 .273 .250 .523 15 1 1 5
12 Raymond Fletcher 22 4 12 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .250 3
13 Carden Gillenwater 30 146 593 500 84 156 28 5 23 92 4 86 63 .312 .413 .526 .939 263 14 0 7
14 John Hennerich 28 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Jim Hill 27 6 15 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 .200 .200 3
16 Walt Linden 23 39 118 109 8 25 3 0 0 7 0 8 10 .229 .282 .257 .539 28 1 0 1
17 Wes Livengood 36 12 11 10 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 1 0
18 Joe Mack# 35 16 61 52 4 12 1 0 2 12 0 7 5 .231 .322 .365 .687 19 1 0 2
19 Max Macon* 31 62 163 150 17 46 3 2 0 21 0 9 12 .307 .350 .353 .703 53 2 1 3
20 Dick Manville 20 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
21 Danny Murtaugh 29 119 531 444 96 134 15 5 7 49 2 76 48 .302 .406 .405 .812 180 9 2 9
22 Eugene Nance 33 40 159 134 19 36 7 1 2 20 0 19 8 .269 .359 .381 .740 51 2 0 6
23 Tommy Neill* 27 134 585 529 79 151 29 4 13 91 3 39 46 .285 .340 .429 .769 227 12 5 12
24 James Paules* 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Dee Phillips 28 118 447 409 44 124 11 1 8 63 1 29 41 .303 .349 .394 .743 161 14 0 9
26 Ewald Pyle* 36 29 71 65 6 10 1 1 0 1 0 2 22 .154 .179 .200 .379 13 2 0 4
27 Kenneth Raddant 25 14 40 37 4 7 1 0 0 4 0 3 4 .189 .250 .216 .466 8 1 0 0
28 Earl Reid* 34 26 46 44 3 11 4 0 0 4 0 0 11 .250 .250 .341 .591 15 1 0 2
29 Skippy Roberge 30 139 580 515 77 162 27 7 9 86 3 47 37 .315 .375 .447 .822 230 15 3 15
30 Steve Roser 29 15 18 15 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .067 .125 .067 .192 1 0 0 2
31 Buck Ross 32 30 63 54 6 13 3 0 0 5 0 4 21 .241 .293 .296 .589 16 2 0 5
32 Chet Ross 30 16 45 40 5 9 1 0 0 1 0 4 9 .225 .311 .250 .561 10 0 1 0
33 Norm Schlueter 30 54 185 157 8 32 2 1 0 16 0 25 28 .204 .317 .229 .546 36 5 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
34 Lefty Wallace* 25 29 46 36 6 6 1 0 0 2 0 6 12 .167 .286 .194 .480 7 1 0 4
35 Pete Whisenant 17 2 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .250 1.000 4
36 Felix Younger 22 22 66 59 6 14 2 0 0 7 0 5 8 .237 .297 .271 .568 16 4 0 2
36 Players 29.1 156 5858 5097 775 1460 235 45 92 721 28 619 591 .286 .366 .404 .771 2061 122 25 117
* - 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 Vern Bickford 26 9 5 .643 3.78 29 14 10 10 3 143.0 131 62 60 72 69 4 0 3 1.420 8.2 4.5 4.3 0.96
2 Cy Buker 29 8 8 .500 5.31 34 16 10 5 0 139.0 178 103 82 71 52 1 0 0 1.791 11.5 4.6 3.4 0.73 Stats for 2 teams
3 James Davis 33 3 5 .375 4.94 39 5 12 2 0 113.0 114 68 62 70 80 4 0 8 1.628 9.1 5.6 6.4 1.14
4 Glenn Elliott* 27 14 5 .737 3.78 24 18 3 10 2 138.0 149 65 58 45 75 1 0 4 1.406 9.7 2.9 4.9 1.67
5 Al Epperly 29 14 7 .667 3.58 30 23 7 11 1 176.0 179 78 70 51 75 1 0 1 1.307 9.2 2.6 3.8 1.47
6 Ray Janikowski* 26 0 1 .000 4.20 6 0 0 15.0 17 11 7 14 8 0 0 1 2.067 10.2 8.4 4.8 0.57
7 Eddie Karas 28 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
8 Aaron Kaye* 23 0 0 inf 1 0 0 0.0 1 3 0 0.00
9 Wes Livengood 36 1 1 .500 5.40 12 3 6 1 0 35.0 41 25 21 20 8 1 1 1 1.743 10.5 5.1 2.1 0.40
10 Dick Manville 20 0 1 .000 30.00 2 0 0 3.0 8 10 5 2 4.333 24.0 15.0 6.0 0.40
11 Ewald Pyle* 36 10 12 .455 4.32 28 26 1 14 0 177.0 170 104 85 77 119 5 0 7 1.395 8.6 3.9 6.1 1.55
12 Earl Reid 34 7 9 .438 5.35 26 17 6 9 1 116.0 154 77 69 52 34 1 0 1 1.776 11.9 4.0 2.6 0.65
13 Steve Roser 29 2 3 .400 4.76 15 6 4 3 0 51.0 62 38 27 27 31 0 0 4 1.745 10.9 4.8 5.5 1.15
14 Buck Ross 32 10 13 .435 5.09 30 23 4 11 2 159.0 200 102 90 69 64 0 0 1 1.692 11.3 3.9 3.6 0.93
15 Owen Scheetz 33 0 0 8 0 0 14.0 23 4 5 1.929 14.8 2.6 3.2 1.25 Stats for 2 teams
16 David Sheehan 21 0 0 1 0 0 5.0 7 4 2 2.200 12.6 7.2 3.6 0.50
17 Lefty Wallace* 25 6 10 .375 6.87 29 16 3 5 1 110.0 144 87 84 62 62 4 0 6 1.873 11.8 5.1 5.1 1.00
17 Players 30.3 79 75 .513 156 156 781
* - 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
Norm Schlueter 50 221 30 4 3 .984 5.02 5 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Brady 46 205 26 8 3 .967 5.02 6
Walt Linden 34 143 16 2 0 .988 4.68 7
Felix Younger 20 73 8 2 1 .976 4.05 0
Kenneth Raddant 14 54 12 0 0 1.000 4.71 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Heinz Becker 131 1065 73 13 121 .989 8.69
Joe Mack 16 123 9 3 11 .978 8.25
Max Macon 14 106 4 2 15 .982 7.86

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Murtaugh 119 371 351 9 94 .988 6.07
Skippy Roberge 41 103 107 6 34 .972 5.12

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dee Phillips 104 97 228 14 24 .959 3.13
Eugene Nance 39 29 72 10 8 .910 2.59
Joseph Bestudik 38 24 73 10 10 .907 2.55 Stats for 2 teams
Skippy Roberge 13 8 35 1 2 .977 3.31

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Dark 149 290 454 46 105 .942 4.99

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carden Gillenwater 145 373 16 8 4 .980 2.68
Tommy Neill 134 240 9 8 1 .969 1.86
Skippy Roberge 85 107 7 2 1 .983 1.34
Joseph Bestudik 60 72 2 2 0 .974 1.23 Stats for 2 teams
Johnny Dickshot 25 33 0 1 0 .971 1.32
Max Macon 23 35 2 0 0 1.000 1.61
Chet Ross 13 28 1 2 0 .935 2.23

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Davis 39 6 20 1 1 .963 0.67
Cy Buker 34 10 28 1 1 .974 1.12 Stats for 2 teams
Al Epperly 30 16 56 2 5 .973 2.40
Buck Ross 30 4 24 3 1 .903 0.93
Vern Bickford 29 8 34 2 2 .955 1.45
Lefty Wallace 29 9 20 3 0 .906 1.00
Ewald Pyle 28 10 31 2 2 .953 1.46
Earl Reid 26 5 32 1 1 .974 1.42
Glenn Elliott 24 4 12 0 1 1.000 0.67
Steve Roser 15 3 10 0 0 1.000 0.87
Wes Livengood 12 1 5 2 0 .750 0.50
Owen Scheetz 8 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Janikowski 6 0.00
Dick Manville 2 0.00
Eddie Karas 1 0.00
Aaron Kaye 1 0.00
David Sheehan 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Heinz Becker 31 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 26, 1915 Berlin, DE
Joseph Bestudik 32 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 29, 1914 Springfield, IL, US
Vern Bickford 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 17, 1920 Hellier, KY, US
Bob Brady 24 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 8, 1922 Lewiston, PA, US
Cy Buker 29 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 5, 1918 Greenwood, WI, US
Al Dark 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 7, 1922 Comanche, OK, US
James Davis 33 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1914
Otto Denning 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 28, 1912 Hays, KS, US
Johnny Dickshot 37 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 24, 1910 Waukegan, IL, US
Glenn Elliott 27 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 11, 1919 Sapulpa, OK, US
Al Epperly 29 L R 6' 2.0" 194 May 7, 1918 Glidden, IA, US
Raymond Fletcher 22 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 17, 1925 New York City, NY, US
Carden Gillenwater 30 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 13, 1917 Riceville, TN, US
John Hennerich 28 R 5' 10.0" 172 Apr 9, 1919 Potosi, MO, US
Jim Hill 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 31, 1919 Yuma, AZ, US
Ray Janikowski 26 L L 5' 11.0" 166 1921
Eddie Karas 28 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1919
Aaron Kaye 23 R L 5' 11.0" 178 1924
Walt Linden 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 27, 1924 Chicago, IL, US
Wes Livengood 36 R R 6' 2.0" 172 Jul 18, 1910 Salisbury, NC, US
Joe Mack 35 S L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 4, 1912 Chicago, IL, US
Max Macon 31 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Oct 14, 1915 Pensacola, FL, US
Dick Manville 20 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Dec 25, 1926 Des Moines, IA, US
Danny Murtaugh 29 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 8, 1917 Chester, PA, US
Eugene Nance 33 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 15, 1914 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Tommy Neill 27 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 7, 1919 Hartselle, AL, US
James Paules 28 L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 17, 1919 York, PA, US
Dee Phillips 28 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Jun 8, 1919 Corsicana, TX, US
Ewald Pyle 36 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 27, 1910 St. Louis, MO, US
Kenneth Raddant 25 R 5' 9.0" 160 1922
Earl Reid 34 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 8, 1913 Bangor, AL, US
Skippy Roberge 30 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 19, 1917 Lowell, MA, US
Steve Roser 29 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Jan 25, 1918 Rome, NY, US
Buck Ross 32 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 3, 1915 Norwood, NC, US
Chet Ross 30 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 1, 1917 Buffalo, NY, US
William Sanders 19 L 5' 9.0" 175 1928
Owen Scheetz 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 24, 1913 New Bedford, OH, US
Norm Schlueter 30 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 25, 1916 Belleville, IL, US
David Sheehan 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1926
Lefty Wallace 25 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 12, 1921 Evansville, IN, US
Pete Whisenant 17 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 14, 1929 Asheville, NC, US
Felix Younger 22 R 6' 2.0" 170 1925

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