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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
1William Baker*221134771522342.319.396189
2Frank Bocek201114201181986.281.407171
3Floyd Bond*256022260563.270.38786
4Russell Burns22113437144251317.330.563246
5William Davis24277112100.169.18313
6Robert Duby191114771542045.323.413197
7George Gretak20389219500.207.26124
8Bud Heslet201033691062089.287.458169
9Robert Hinton?--12205000.250.2505
10Max Hittle1810215100.238.2866
11Carl Hower21155821300.362.41424
12Donald Kuecker?2210216010.286.3818
13Harold Loewe181094191001743.239.320134
14Ollie Martin?--205113300.255.31416
15Jim Nation*2223404101.100.2008
16Mike Portner211013891232085.316.447174
17Ralph Rosengarten1918408400.200.30012
18Fred Schenk*2211345513915129.305.451205
19Kent Sterling20286613230.197.31821
20Fred Whalen2216458101.178.26712
20 Players20.8
* - 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
1William Davis24158.6522.4127198.01877753581.2378.52.6
2Robert Hinton?--24.3331.801260.0592912231.3678.83.4
3Max Hittle1843.5712.601052.0542715251.5199.34.3
4Donald Kuecker*2232.6004.59751.0733826231.88212.94.1
5Ollie Martin?--93.7502.4914112.01034131471.3398.33.8
6Russell Messerly23201.0003.18217.01066181.6475.39.5
7Jim Nation2252.7143.671576.0583931561.5006.96.6
8Ralph Rosengarten1976.5383.2318103.01005437481.4378.74.2
9Fred Schenk?2211.5002.65217.01165111.2945.85.8
10Kent Sterling*20146.7002.7128176.01587853921.4208.14.7
11Fred Whalen22113.7861.3616126.0813119440.9925.83.1
11 Players21.2
* - 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


Bud Heslet1036205714.9806.57
George Gretak38120145.9643.53
Carl Hower158241.9895.73


Fred Schenk11310175631.9729.50


William Baker11326032148.9245.14


Mike Portner1019318125.9162.71


Russell Burns113156914.9221.46
Frank Bocek111193174.9811.89
Robert Duby11114086.9611.33
Floyd Bond607122.9731.22


Kent Sterling280.00
William Davis270.00
Ralph Rosengarten180.00
Fred Whalen160.00
Jim Nation150.00
Ollie Martin140.00
Robert Hinton120.00
Max Hittle100.00
Donald Kuecker70.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
William Baker22L5' 11.0"1601918
Frank Bocek20R5' 11.0"1701920
Floyd Bond25L6' 0.0"1751915
Russell Burns22R6' 2.0"200Jun 17, 1918Independence, KS, US
William Davis24RR5' 10.0"1601916
Robert Duby19R5' 8.0"1601921
George Gretak20R6' 0.0"1841920
Bud Heslet20RR6' 2.0"205Feb 27, 1920Topeka, KS, US
Robert Hinton--Unknown
Max Hittle18RR5' 11.0"188Sep 7, 1921Louisburg, KS, US
Carl Hower21R5' 11.0"1851919
Donald Kuecker22LMay 5, 1918
Harold Loewe18R5' 11.0"1701922
Ollie Martin--Unknown
Russell Messerly23RR6' 1.0"197Jul 11, 1916
Jim Nation22LR6' 1.0"178Jan 7, 1918Azle, TX, US
Mike Portner21R5' 8.0"165Sep 6, 1918
Ralph Rosengarten19RR6' 1.0"1701921
Fred Schenk22L6' 1.0"1751918
Kent Sterling20RL6' 0.0"1801920
Fred Whalen22RR5' 11.0"1701918

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