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1940 Norfolk Yankees

1940 > Class D > 1940 Western League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Doc Bennett
Represented: Norfolk, NE
Ballpark: Athletic Park (Norfolk, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

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 William Baker* 22 113 477 152 23 4 2 .319 .396 189
2 Frank Bocek 20 111 420 118 19 8 6 .281 .407 171
3 Floyd Bond* 25 60 222 60 5 6 3 .270 .387 86
4 Russell Burns 22 113 437 144 25 13 17 .330 .563 246
5 William Davis 24 27 71 12 1 0 0 .169 .183 13
6 Robert Duby 19 111 477 154 20 4 5 .323 .413 197
7 George Gretak 20 38 92 19 5 0 0 .207 .261 24
8 Bud Heslet 20 103 369 106 20 8 9 .287 .458 169
9 Robert Hinton? -- 12 20 5 0 0 0 .250 .250 5
10 Max Hittle 18 10 21 5 1 0 0 .238 .286 6
11 Carl Hower 21 15 58 21 3 0 0 .362 .414 24
12 Donald Kuecker? 22 10 21 6 0 1 0 .286 .381 8
13 Harold Loewe 18 109 419 100 17 4 3 .239 .320 134
14 Ollie Martin? -- 20 51 13 3 0 0 .255 .314 16
15 Jim Nation* 22 23 40 4 1 0 1 .100 .200 8
16 Mike Portner 21 101 389 123 20 8 5 .316 .447 174
17 Ralph Rosengarten 19 18 40 8 4 0 0 .200 .300 12
18 Fred Schenk* 22 113 455 139 15 12 9 .305 .451 205
19 Kent Sterling 20 28 66 13 2 3 0 .197 .318 21
20 Fred Whalen 22 16 45 8 1 0 1 .178 .267 12
20 Players 20.8
* - 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 William Davis 24 15 8 .652 2.41 27 198.0 187 77 53 58 1.237 8.5 2.6
2 Robert Hinton? -- 2 4 .333 1.80 12 60.0 59 29 12 23 1.367 8.8 3.4
3 Max Hittle 18 4 3 .571 2.60 10 52.0 54 27 15 25 1.519 9.3 4.3
4 Donald Kuecker* 22 3 2 .600 4.59 7 51.0 73 38 26 23 1.882 12.9 4.1
5 Ollie Martin? -- 9 3 .750 2.49 14 112.0 103 41 31 47 1.339 8.3 3.8
6 Russell Messerly 23 2 0 1.000 3.18 2 17.0 10 6 6 18 1.647 5.3 9.5
7 Jim Nation 22 5 2 .714 3.67 15 76.0 58 39 31 56 1.500 6.9 6.6
8 Ralph Rosengarten 19 7 6 .538 3.23 18 103.0 100 54 37 48 1.437 8.7 4.2
9 Fred Schenk? 22 1 1 .500 2.65 2 17.0 11 6 5 11 1.294 5.8 5.8
10 Kent Sterling* 20 14 6 .700 2.71 28 176.0 158 78 53 92 1.420 8.1 4.7
11 Fred Whalen 22 11 3 .786 1.36 16 126.0 81 31 19 44 0.992 5.8 3.1
11 Players 21.2
* - 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
Bud Heslet 103 620 57 14 .980 6.57
George Gretak 38 120 14 5 .964 3.53
Carl Hower 15 82 4 1 .989 5.73

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Schenk 113 1017 56 31 .972 9.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Baker 113 260 321 48 .924 5.14

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Portner 101 93 181 25 .916 2.71

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russell Burns 113 156 9 14 .922 1.46
Frank Bocek 111 193 17 4 .981 1.89
Robert Duby 111 140 8 6 .961 1.33
Floyd Bond 60 71 2 2 .973 1.22

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kent Sterling 28 0.00
William Davis 27 0.00
Ralph Rosengarten 18 0.00
Fred Whalen 16 0.00
Jim Nation 15 0.00
Ollie Martin 14 0.00
Robert Hinton 12 0.00
Max Hittle 10 0.00
Donald Kuecker 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
William Baker 22 L 5' 11.0" 160 1918
Frank Bocek 20 R 5' 11.0" 170 1920
Floyd Bond 25 L 6' 0.0" 175 1915
Russell Burns 22 R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 17, 1918 Independence, KS, US
William Davis 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1916
Robert Duby 19 R 5' 8.0" 160 1921
George Gretak 20 R 6' 0.0" 184 1920
Bud Heslet 20 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Feb 27, 1920 Topeka, KS, US
Robert Hinton -- Unknown
Max Hittle 18 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Sep 7, 1921 Louisburg, KS, US
Carl Hower 21 R 5' 11.0" 185 1919
Donald Kuecker 22 L May 5, 1918
Harold Loewe 18 R 5' 11.0" 170 1922
Ollie Martin -- Unknown
Russell Messerly 23 R R 6' 1.0" 197 Jul 11, 1916
Jim Nation 22 L R 6' 1.0" 178 Jan 7, 1918 Azle, TX, US
Mike Portner 21 R 5' 8.0" 165 Sep 6, 1918
Ralph Rosengarten 19 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1921
Fred Schenk 22 L 6' 1.0" 175 1918
Kent Sterling 20 R L 6' 0.0" 180 1920
Fred Whalen 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1918

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