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1927 Nashville Volunteers

1927 > Class A > 1927 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jimmy Hamilton
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

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 Ernie Alten 32 59 127 29 6 0 1 .228 .299 38
2 John Bates? -- 35 117 27 1 2 1 .231 .299 35 Stats for 2 teams
3 Bill Black* 27 142 559 165 30 6 15 .295 .451 252
4 John Brooks? -- 55 198 58 6 1 3 .293 .379 75
5 G. Davis? -- 12 41 9 1 0 0 .220 .244 10
6 Boob Fowler* 26 137 524 158 31 5 5 .302 .408 214
7 Benny Frey 21 42 78 18 4 1 1 .231 .346 27
8 Oscar Fuhr* 33 44 81 9 0 0 0 .111 .111 9
9 Norman Glaser 32 30 61 13 2 1 0 .213 .279 17
10 William Gould? -- 17 12 2 0 0 0 .167 .167 2
11 Frank Haley? -- 132 431 135 28 1 1 .313 .390 168
12 Ray Hayworth 23 36 73 16 1 0 0 .219 .233 17
13 Fred Johnson 33 44 105 25 1 0 0 .238 .248 26
14 Frank Kern 22 142 549 169 39 7 5 .308 .432 237
15 George Kirsch? -- 28 21 4 2 1 0 .190 .381 8
16 Leo Mackey 32 111 357 104 20 1 0 .291 .353 126
17 Polly McLarry* 36 126 437 137 21 4 12 .314 .462 202 Stats for 2 teams
18 Tom Oliver 24 118 464 132 26 5 3 .284 .381 177 Stats for 2 teams
19 Eddie Phillips 26 61 198 76 26 3 3 .384 .591 117
20 Ned Porter 21 11 18 2 0 0 0 .111 .111 2 Stats for 2 teams
21 Buck Redfern 25 32 126 39 5 2 0 .310 .381 48
22 Red Smith 37 29 112 33 5 0 0 .295 .339 38
23 Doug Taitt* 24 135 500 175 36 10 18 .350 .570 285
24 Red Torphy 35 35 114 23 4 1 0 .202 .254 29
25 Rinaldo Williams* 33 45 155 53 8 2 4 .342 .497 77
25 Players 27.8
* - 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 Ernie Alten* 32 18 9 .667 3.99 36 239.0 275 124 106 61 1.406 10.4 2.3
2 Benny Frey 21 18 9 .667 4.90 36 191.0 241 115 104 58 1.565 11.4 2.7
3 Oscar Fuhr* 33 17 13 .567 3.23 44 256.0 269 112 92 77 1.352 9.5 2.7
4 Norman Glaser 32 10 10 .500 4.35 31 180.0 221 98 87 47 1.489 11.0 2.4
5 William Gould? -- 1 3 .250 5.51 17 49.0 55 32 30 20 1.531 10.1 3.7
6 Fred Johnson 33 17 16 .515 4.31 44 267.0 307 140 128 85 1.468 10.3 2.9
7 George Kirsch? -- 1 7 .125 5.78 26 81.0 81 57 52 54 1.667 9.0 6.0
8 Ned Porter 21 2 3 .400 4.92 11 53.0 58 35 29 40 1.849 9.8 6.8 Stats for 2 teams
8 Players 29.9
* - 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
Leo Mackey 88 292 61 8 .978 4.01
Eddie Phillips 46 146 42 6 .969 4.09
Ray Hayworth 23 51 11 4 .939 2.70

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Polly McLarry 126 1222 62 8 .994 10.19 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Black 141 404 470 31 .966 6.20
Red Torphy 13 25 39 6 .914 4.92

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Boob Fowler 137 120 317 25 .946 3.19

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Haley 109 231 360 36 .943 5.42
Buck Redfern 32 65 114 11 .942 5.59

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doug Taitt 119 288 18 12 .962 2.57
Frank Kern 117 233 37 14 .951 2.31
Tom Oliver 116 273 23 10 .967 2.55 Stats for 2 teams
John Brooks 46 117 4 5 .960 2.63
Rinaldo Williams 35 63 3 4 .943 1.89
Red Smith 29 52 3 4 .932 1.90
John Bates 17 37 2 0 1.000 2.29 Stats for 2 teams
G. Davis 10 23 3 2 .929 2.60

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ernie Alten 32 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 1, 1894 Avon, OH, US
John Bates -- Unknown
Bill Black 27 L R 5' 11.0" 168 Aug 12, 1899 Philadelphia, PA, US
John Brooks -- Unknown
G. Davis -- Unknown
Kiddo Davis 25 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Feb 12, 1902 Bridgeport, CT, US
Boob Fowler 26 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 11, 1900 Waco, TX, US
Benny Frey 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Apr 6, 1906 Dexter, MI, US
Oscar Fuhr 33 L L 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 22, 1893 Defiance, MO, US
Norman Glaser 32 R R 5' 11.0" 186 Aug 31, 1894 Cleveland, OH, US
William Gould -- Unknown
Frank Haley -- Unknown
Ray Hayworth 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 29, 1904 High Point, NC, US
Fred Johnson 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 10, 1894 Tolar, TX, US
Frank Kern 22 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 25, 1905
George Kirsch -- Unknown
Leo Mackey 32 R 5' 8.0" 165 1895
Polly McLarry 36 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 25, 1891 Leonard, TX, US
Tom Oliver 24 R R 6' 0.0" 168 Jan 15, 1903 Montgomery, AL, US
Eddie Phillips 26 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Feb 17, 1901 Worcester, MA, US
Ned Porter 21 R R 6' 0.0" 173 Jul 6, 1905 Apalachicola, FL, US
Buck Redfern 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 7, 1902 Asheville, NC, US
Red Smith 37 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 6, 1890 Greenville, SC, US
Doug Taitt 24 L R 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 3, 1902 Bay City, MI, US
Red Torphy 35 R R 5' 11.0" 169 Nov 6, 1891 Fall River, MA, US
Rinaldo Williams 33 L R Dec 18, 1893 Santa Cruz, CA, US

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