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1930 Atlanta Crackers

1930 > Class A > 1930 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: John Dobbs
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1929 / 1931

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 Luke Appling 23 104 374 122 19 17 5 .326 .508 190
2 Virgil Barrett? 32 70 151 41 9 1 3 .272 .404 61 Stats for 2 teams
3 Red Barron 30 52 182 63 9 3 1 .346 .445 81
4 Jim Battle 29 15 40 7 1 0 0 .175 .200 8
5 Clarence Blethen* 36 47 97 25 7 1 0 .258 .351 34
6 Roy Carlyle* 29 90 313 104 20 10 5 .332 .508 159
7 Nick Dumovich* 28 33 34 5 1 0 0 .147 .176 6
8 Ray Francis* 37 32 62 12 1 2 1 .194 .323 20 Stats for 2 teams
9 Ray Grimes 36 68 259 80 18 8 5 .309 .498 129
10 Chester Howard? -- 34 52 14 2 1 1 .269 .404 21 Stats for 2 teams
11 Jimmy Johnston 40 112 350 108 15 5 2 .309 .397 139
12 Binky Jones 30 137 495 145 26 7 3 .293 .392 194 Stats for 2 teams
13 Joe Kiefer 30 37 67 18 0 2 0 .269 .328 22
14 Jack Knight* 35 44 78 24 4 1 0 .308 .385 30 Stats for 2 teams
15 Ernie Krueger 39 37 267 83 19 5 6 .311 .487 130 Stats for 2 teams
16 Bobby LaMotte 32 136 487 148 30 12 5 .304 .446 217 Stats for 2 teams
17 Sam Langford* 30 145 585 186 33 12 7 .318 .451 264
18 Bud Messenger 32 32 69 11 0 0 0 .159 .159 11
19 Red Oldham# 36 47 81 16 2 0 1 .198 .259 21
20 Fred Polvogt? -- 93 302 93 13 6 8 .308 .470 142
21 Sy Rosenthal* 26 148 552 196 43 15 2 .355 .498 275
22 Jack Sheehan# 37 156 580 185 43 11 1 .319 .436 253
23 Mule Shirley* 29 125 483 173 27 10 3 .358 .474 229 Stats for 2 teams
24 Milt Stock 36 19 54 13 3 0 0 .241 .296 16
25 Doug Taitt* 27 59 228 75 7 5 2 .329 .430 98 Stats for 2 teams
26 Frank Walker 35 88 280 80 11 5 1 .286 .371 104 Stats for 2 teams
27 Ivey Wingo* 39 24 67 15 3 0 1 .224 .313 21
28 Archie Yelle 38 30 86 21 3 0 0 .244 .279 24 Stats for 3 teams
28 Players 31.8
* - 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 Clarence Blethen 36 16 9 .640 3.63 42 228.0 248 121 92 60 1.351 9.8 2.4
2 Nick Dumovich* 28 5 8 .385 6.14 24 104.0 119 80 71 57 1.692 10.3 4.9
3 Ray Francis* 37 14 6 .700 4.47 30 171.0 210 100 85 48 1.509 11.1 2.5 Stats for 2 teams
4 Bunny Hearn* 26 5 3 .625 2.57 14 63.0 51 27 18 20 1.127 7.3 2.9
5 Chester Howard? -- 5 10 .333 4.36 30 126.0 137 82 61 56 1.532 9.8 4.0 Stats for 2 teams
6 Joe Kiefer 30 8 10 .444 4.67 35 189.0 215 113 98 52 1.413 10.2 2.5
7 Jack Knight 35 10 11 .476 5.34 36 192.0 269 139 114 54 1.682 12.6 2.5 Stats for 2 teams
8 Lee Meadows 35 3 5 .375 5.33 10 54.0 76 39 32 22 1.815 12.7 3.7
9 Bud Messenger 32 12 9 .571 4.14 32 187.0 208 97 86 42 1.337 10.0 2.0
10 Red Oldham* 36 15 13 .536 4.18 46 239.0 252 124 111 106 1.498 9.5 4.0
10 Players 33.4
* - 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
Fred Polvogt 89 261 56 13 .961 3.56
Ernie Krueger 80 226 52 6 .979 3.48 Stats for 2 teams
Virgil Barrett 40 114 17 4 .970 3.28 Stats for 2 teams
Ivey Wingo 24 70 17 4 .956 3.63

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mule Shirley 124 1040 50 14 .987 8.79 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Grimes 67 612 39 7 .989 9.72

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Sheehan 156 288 475 50 .938 4.89

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby LaMotte 88 107 166 17 .941 3.10 Stats for 2 teams
Jimmy Johnston 54 61 78 9 .939 2.57
Milt Stock 15 18 19 5 .881 2.47

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Binky Jones 130 294 366 25 .964 5.08 Stats for 2 teams
Luke Appling 101 224 302 42 .926 5.21

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sy Rosenthal 143 290 10 5 .984 2.10
Sam Langford 132 300 20 15 .955 2.42
Roy Carlyle 80 155 7 6 .964 2.03
Frank Walker 80 191 17 3 .986 2.60 Stats for 2 teams
Doug Taitt 50 122 8 5 .963 2.60 Stats for 2 teams
Red Barron 34 67 1 1 .986 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Luke Appling 23 R R 5' 10.0" 183 Apr 2, 1907 High Point, NC, US
Virgil Barrett 32 Jul 21, 1897 Rockmart, GA, US
Red Barron 30 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 21, 1900 Clarkesville, GA, US
Jim Battle 29 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 26, 1901 Bailey, TX, US
Clarence Blethen 36 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 11, 1893 Dover-Foxcroft, ME, US
Roy Carlyle 29 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 10, 1900 Buford, GA, US
Nick Dumovich 28 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 2, 1902 Sacramento, CA, US
Ray Francis 37 L L 6' 1.0" 182 Mar 8, 1893 Sherman, TX, US
Ray Grimes 36 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Sep 11, 1893 Bergholz, OH, US
Bunny Hearn 26 L L 5' 8.0" 160 Jan 13, 1904 Brooklyn, NY, US
Chester Howard -- Unknown
Jimmy Johnston 40 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 10, 1889 Cleveland, TN, US
Binky Jones 30 R R 5' 9.0" 154 Jul 11, 1899 St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Kiefer 30 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 19, 1899 West Leyden, NY, US
Jack Knight 35 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 12, 1895 Pittsboro, MS, US
Ernie Krueger 39 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Dec 27, 1890 Chicago, IL, US
Bobby LaMotte 32 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 15, 1898 Savannah, GA, US
Sam Langford 30 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 21, 1900 Briggs, TX, US
Hal Lee 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 15, 1905 Ludlow, MS, US
Lee Meadows 35 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 12, 1894 Oxford, NC, US
Bud Messenger 32 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 1, 1898 Grand Blanc, MI, US
Red Oldham 36 S L 6' 0.0" 176 Jul 15, 1893 Zion, MD, US
Fred Polvogt -- Unknown
Sy Rosenthal 26 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 13, 1903 Boston, MA, US
Jack Sheehan 37 S R 5' 8.0" 165 Apr 15, 1893 Chicago, IL, US
Mule Shirley 29 L L 5' 11.0" 180 May 24, 1901 Snow Hill, NC, US
Milt Stock 36 R R 5' 8.0" 154 Jul 11, 1893 Chicago, IL, US
Doug Taitt 27 L R 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 3, 1902 Bay City, MI, US
Frank Walker 35 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 22, 1894 Enoree, SC, US
Ivey Wingo 39 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 8, 1890 Gainesville, GA, US
Archie Yelle 38 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 11, 1892 Saginaw, MI, US

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