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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
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 Dick Adkins 28 67 196 54 8 1 5 .276 .403 79
2 Ralph Atkins* 23 25 70 18 2 0 4 .257 .457 32
3 Howard Cantrell 29 135 476 149 28 5 6 .313 .431 205 Stats for 2 teams
4 Don Carter 27 28 21 4 1 0 0 .190 .238 5
5 George Cave 24 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Maurice Craft 28 18 27 7 1 0 0 .259 .296 8
7 George Dickey# 32 57 154 28 2 1 5 .182 .305 47
8 Fritz Dorish 26 21 41 9 1 1 0 .220 .293 12
9 Walt Dropo 25 118 454 163 34 7 14 .359 .557 253
10 Hersh Freeman 19 8 8 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 2
11 Michael Gast 26 16 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
12 Jim Hedgecock* 26 18 29 7 1 0 0 .241 .276 8
13 Alvin Heuser 23 15 12 1 0 0 0 .083 .083 1 Stats for 2 teams
14 Mel Hoderlein# 25 130 518 145 17 8 2 .280 .355 184
15 John Hoffman* 24 30 42 3 1 0 0 .071 .095 4
16 Al LaMacchia 26 28 53 6 1 0 0 .113 .132 7
17 Ed Lyons 25 148 556 156 33 6 5 .281 .388 216
18 Irv Medlinger* 21 18 22 6 0 0 0 .273 .273 6
19 Bud Metheny* 33 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
20 Pete Modica 24 20 43 8 1 1 0 .186 .256 11
21 Arthur Morton? -- 26 94 24 3 0 2 .255 .351 33
22 Tommy O'Brien 29 148 574 206 51 8 19 .359 .575 330
23 Mike Palm 23 32 63 6 1 0 0 .095 .111 7
24 Frank Quinn 20 13 29 2 0 0 0 .069 .069 2
25 Ken Rogers 23 4 9 1 .111
26 Alex Ronay 26 29 55 6 0 0 0 .109 .109 6 Stats for 2 teams
27 Mickey Rutner 29 140 581 181 46 12 3 .312 .448 260
28 Steve Salata 24 18 29 8 2 0 0 .276 .345 10
29 Joseph Scheldt* 28 137 515 141 21 4 2 .274 .342 176 Stats for 2 teams
30 Joe Stephenson 27 38 124 37 7 1 5 .298 .492 61 Stats for 2 teams
31 Jim Suchecki 20 6 9 4 1 0 0 .444 .556 5
32 Jack Teagan* 25 7 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Fred Walters 35 99 279 76 13 1 2 .272 .348 97
34 Jimmy Wasdell* 34 74 217 68 9 3 5 .313 .452 98
35 George Wilson* 23 127 469 157 25 11 27 .335 .608 285
36 Al Yaylian* 24 25 40 6 2 0 0 .150 .200 8
36 Players 27.3
* - 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
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 Don Carter 27 2 3 .400 4.16 28 80.0 85 56 37 33 1.475 9.6 3.7
2 George Cave 24 0 1 .000 4 5.0 4 8 2.400 7.2 14.4
3 Fritz Dorish 26 9 4 .692 3.45 16 99.0 102 43 38 25 1.283 9.3 2.3
4 Hersh Freeman 19 1 1 .500 6.38 8 24.0 32 18 17 20 2.167 12.0 7.5
5 Michael Gast 26 0 1 .000 16 27.0 17 19 1.333 5.7 6.3
6 Jim Hedgecock* 26 5 4 .556 5.49 18 77.0 90 61 47 54 1.870 10.5 6.3
7 Alvin Heuser 23 2 4 .333 15 40.0 48 23 1.775 10.8 5.2 Stats for 2 teams
8 John Hoffman 24 10 7 .588 5.23 30 124.0 134 77 72 71 1.653 9.7 5.2
9 Harry Kimberlin 39 0 0 1 1.0 5 0 5.000 45.0 0.0
10 Al LaMacchia 26 11 8 .579 4.83 28 162.0 173 93 87 66 1.475 9.6 3.7
11 Irv Medlinger* 21 3 3 .500 4.50 17 60.0 63 33 30 26 1.483 9.4 3.9
12 Pete Modica 24 7 8 .467 5.19 19 104.0 100 65 60 77 1.702 8.7 6.7
13 Mike Palm 23 14 8 .636 2.20 32 180.0 175 57 44 43 1.211 8.8 2.2
14 Frank Quinn 20 5 2 .714 4.71 13 84.0 83 51 44 38 1.440 8.9 4.1
15 Ken Rogers 23 1 2 .333 4 19.0 28 7 1.842 13.3 3.3
16 Alex Ronay 26 8 14 .364 4.23 29 168.0 184 101 79 67 1.494 9.9 3.6 Stats for 2 teams
17 Don Schmidt 23 0 1 .000 inf 1 0.0 2 1
18 Jim Suchecki 20 0 1 .000 7.33 6 27.0 28 24 22 26 2.000 9.3 8.7
19 Jack Teagan* 25 1 1 .500 7 15.0 20 10 2.000 12.0 6.0
20 Al Yaylian* 24 7 5 .583 3.78 20 88.0 94 47 37 47 1.602 9.6 4.8
20 Players 24.3
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Palm 32 0.00
John Hoffman 30 0.00
Alex Ronay 29 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Don Carter 28 0.00
Al LaMacchia 28 0.00
Al Yaylian 20 0.00
Pete Modica 19 0.00
Jim Hedgecock 18 0.00
Irv Medlinger 17 0.00
Fritz Dorish 16 0.00
Michael Gast 16 0.00
Alvin Heuser 15 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Quinn 13 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dick Adkins 28 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 3, 1920 Electra, TX, US
Ralph Atkins 23 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 30, 1925 Los Angeles, CA, US
Howard Cantrell 29 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Aug 20, 1918 Knoxville, TN, US
Don Carter 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 24, 1921 Coalinga, CA, US
George Cave 24 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1924
Maurice Craft 28 R 6' 1.0" 170 1920
George Dickey 32 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 10, 1915 Kensett, AR, US
Fritz Dorish 26 R R 5' 11.0" 204 Jul 13, 1921 Swoyersville, PA, US
Walt Dropo 25 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Jan 30, 1923 Moosup, CT, US
Hersh Freeman 19 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jul 1, 1928 Gadsden, AL, US
Michael Gast 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1922
Jim Hedgecock 26 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 2, 1921 Pueblo, CO, US
Alvin Heuser 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1925
Mel Hoderlein 25 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 24, 1923 Mount Carmel, OH, US
John Hoffman 24 L R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 30, 1923 Buffalo, NY, US
Harry Kimberlin 39 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Mar 13, 1909 Sullivan, MO, US
Al LaMacchia 26 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jul 22, 1921 St. Louis, MO, US
Ed Lyons 25 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 12, 1923 Winston-Salem, NC, US
Irv Medlinger 21 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 18, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Bud Metheny 33 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Jun 1, 1915 St. Louis, MO, US
Pete Modica 24 R R 6' 0.0" 145 Jan 25, 1924 New Orleans, LA, US
Arthur Morton -- Unknown
Tommy O'Brien 29 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 19, 1918 Anniston, AL, US
Mike Palm 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 13, 1925 Boston, MA, US
Frank Quinn 20 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 27, 1927 Springfield, MA, US
Ken Rogers 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1925 South Amboy, NJ, US
Alex Ronay 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1922
Mickey Rutner 29 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 18, 1919 Hempstead, NY, US
Steve Salata 24 R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 25, 1923 Bridgeport, CT, US
Joseph Scheldt 28 L 6' 2.0" 196 1920
Don Schmidt 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 20, 1924 Plainfield, NJ, US
Joe Stephenson 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 30, 1921 Detroit, MI, US
Jim Suchecki 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 25, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Jack Teagan 25 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Feb 5, 1923
Fred Walters 35 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Sep 4, 1912 Laurel, MS, US
Jimmy Wasdell 34 L L 5' 11.0" 185 May 15, 1914 Cleveland, OH, US
George Wilson 23 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 31, 1924 Cherryville, NC, US
Al Yaylian 24 L L 5' 8.0" 180 Nov 17, 1923 Fresno, CA, US

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