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1948 Birmingham Barons

1948 > Class AA > 1948 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Fred Walters
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Dick Adkins286719654815.276.40379
2Ralph Atkins*23257018204.257.45732
3Howard Cantrell291354761492856.313.431205Stats for 2 teams
4Don Carter2728214100.190.2385
5George Cave24410000.000.0000
6Maurice Craft2818277100.259.2968
7George Dickey#325715428215.182.30547
8Fritz Dorish2621419110.220.29312
9Walt Dropo2511845416334714.359.557253
10Hersh Freeman19882000.250.2502
11Michael Gast261661000.167.1671
12Jim Hedgecock*2618297100.241.2768
13Alvin Heuser2315121000.083.0831Stats for 2 teams
14Mel Hoderlein#251305181451782.280.355184
15John Hoffman*2430423100.071.0954
16Al LaMacchia2628536100.113.1327
17Ed Lyons251485561563365.281.388216
18Irv Medlinger*2118226000.273.2736
19Bud Metheny*332110001.0001.0001
20Pete Modica2420438110.186.25611
21Arthur Morton?--269424302.255.35133
22Tommy O'Brien2914857420651819.359.575330
23Mike Palm2332636100.095.1117
24Frank Quinn2013292000.069.0692
25Ken Rogers23491.111
26Alex Ronay2629556000.109.1096Stats for 2 teams
27Mickey Rutner2914058118146123.312.448260
28Steve Salata2418298200.276.34510
29Joseph Scheldt*281375151412142.274.342176Stats for 2 teams
30Joe Stephenson273812437715.298.49261Stats for 2 teams
31Jim Suchecki20694100.444.5565
32Jack Teagan*25750000.000.0000
33Fred Walters3599279761312.272.34897
34Jimmy Wasdell*347421768935.313.45298
35George Wilson*23127469157251127.335.608285
36Al Yaylian*2425406200.150.2008
36 Players27.3
* - 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
1Don Carter2723.4004.162880.0855637331.4759.63.7
2George Cave2401.00045.0482.4007.214.4
3Fritz Dorish2694.6923.451699.01024338251.2839.32.3
4Hersh Freeman1911.5006.38824.0321817202.16712.07.5
5Michael Gast2601.0001627.017191.3335.76.3
6Jim Hedgecock*2654.5565.491877.0906147541.87010.56.3
7Alvin Heuser2324.3331540.048231.77510.85.2Stats for 2 teams
8John Hoffman24107.5885.2330124.01347772711.6539.75.2
9Harry Kimberlin390011.0505.00045.00.0
10Al LaMacchia26118.5794.8328162.01739387661.4759.63.7
11Irv Medlinger*2133.5004.501760.0633330261.4839.43.9
12Pete Modica2478.4675.1919104.01006560771.7028.76.7
13Mike Palm23148.6362.2032180.01755744431.2118.82.2
14Frank Quinn2052.7144.711384.0835144381.4408.94.1
15Ken Rogers2312.333419.02871.84213.33.3
16Alex Ronay26814.3644.2329168.018410179671.4949.93.6Stats for 2 teams
17Don Schmidt2301.000inf10.021
18Jim Suchecki2001.0007.33627.0282422262.0009.38.7
19Jack Teagan*2511.500715.020102.00012.06.0
20Al Yaylian*2475.5833.782088.0944737471.6029.64.8
20 Players24.3
* - 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


Mike Palm320.00
John Hoffman300.00
Alex Ronay290.00Stats for 2 teams
Don Carter280.00
Al LaMacchia280.00
Al Yaylian200.00
Pete Modica190.00
Jim Hedgecock180.00
Irv Medlinger170.00
Fritz Dorish160.00
Michael Gast160.00
Alvin Heuser150.00Stats for 2 teams
Frank Quinn130.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Dick Adkins28RR5' 10.0"165Mar 3, 1920Electra, TX, US
Ralph Atkins23LL6' 2.0"180Mar 30, 1925Los Angeles, CA, US
Howard Cantrell29RR5' 10.0"165Aug 20, 1918Knoxville, TN, US
Don Carter27RR5' 11.0"180Feb 24, 1921Coalinga, CA, US
George Cave24RR6' 3.0"1851924
Maurice Craft28R6' 1.0"1701920
George Dickey32SR6' 2.0"180Jul 10, 1915Kensett, AR, US
Fritz Dorish26RR5' 11.0"204Jul 13, 1921Swoyersville, PA, US
Walt Dropo25RR6' 5.0"220Jan 30, 1923Moosup, CT, US
Hersh Freeman19RR6' 3.0"220Jul 1, 1928Gadsden, AL, US
Michael Gast26RR5' 11.0"1851922
Jim Hedgecock26LL6' 0.0"175Jul 2, 1921Pueblo, CO, US
Alvin Heuser23RR6' 1.0"1901925
Mel Hoderlein25SR5' 10.0"185Jun 24, 1923Mount Carmel, OH, US
John Hoffman24LR6' 4.0"215Nov 30, 1923Buffalo, NY, US
Harry Kimberlin39RR6' 3.0"175Mar 13, 1909Sullivan, MO, US
Al LaMacchia26RR5' 10.0"190Jul 22, 1921St. Louis, MO, US
Ed Lyons25RR5' 9.0"165May 12, 1923Winston-Salem, NC, US
Irv Medlinger21LL5' 11.0"185Jun 18, 1927Chicago, IL, US
Bud Metheny33LL5' 11.0"190Jun 1, 1915St. Louis, MO, US
Pete Modica24RR6' 0.0"145Jan 25, 1924New Orleans, LA, US
Arthur Morton--Unknown
Tommy O'Brien29RR5' 11.0"195Dec 19, 1918Anniston, AL, US
Mike Palm23RR6' 3.0"190Feb 13, 1925Boston, MA, US
Frank Quinn20RR6' 2.0"180Nov 27, 1927Springfield, MA, US
Ken Rogers23RR6' 0.0"1901925South Amboy, NJ, US
Alex Ronay26RR6' 0.0"1951922
Mickey Rutner29RR5' 11.0"190Mar 18, 1919Hempstead, NY, US
Steve Salata24R6' 1.0"190Aug 25, 1923Bridgeport, CT, US
Joseph Scheldt28L6' 2.0"1961920
Don Schmidt23RR6' 0.0"195Jul 20, 1924Plainfield, NJ, US
Joe Stephenson27RR6' 2.0"185Jun 30, 1921Detroit, MI, US
Jim Suchecki20RR6' 0.0"185Aug 25, 1927Chicago, IL, US
Jack Teagan25LL6' 1.0"200Feb 5, 1923
Fred Walters35RR6' 1.0"210Sep 4, 1912Laurel, MS, US
Jimmy Wasdell34LL5' 11.0"185May 15, 1914Cleveland, OH, US
George Wilson23LR6' 1.0"185Aug 31, 1924Cherryville, NC, US
Al Yaylian24LL5' 8.0"180Nov 17, 1923Fresno, CA, US

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