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1951 Joplin Miners

1951 > Class C > 1951 Western Association
Overall: 77-48
Scored 740 runs, Allowed 591 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-50

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Billy Holm
Represented: Joplin, MO
Ballpark: Miners Park (Joplin, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

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 Elmer Balzer 20 125 530 154 17 11 6 .291 .398 211
2 Billie Bullock 20 120 428 110 13 4 8 .257 .362 155
3 Joseph Clark 23 111 449 118 25 3 5 .263 .365 164
4 Kenneth Dunlap 20 10 12 4 2 0 1 .333 .750 9
5 Daniel Ferber 22 22 56 6 0 0 0 .107 .107 6
6 Andy Fronduto? -- 29 98 16 4 0 0 .163 .204 20
7 John Gabler# 20 13 10 4 1 0 0 .400 .500 5
8 Whitey Herzog* 19 113 418 119 14 8 7 .285 .407 170
9 Larry Hoover 20 18 47 4 0 0 0 .085 .085 4
10 Jack Mallory? 24 43 157 34 10 2 0 .217 .306 48
11 Lloyd Merritt 18 23 22 3 1 0 0 .136 .182 4
12 Michael Morrongiello 21 106 358 106 18 9 14 .296 .514 184
13 Merlin Nehring* 20 30 79 17 0 0 0 .215 .215 17
14 Michael Santoro 19 10 30 7 0 0 0 .233 .233 7
15 Lavern Schiltz 20 119 427 119 15 5 2 .279 .351 150
16 Jack Taylor? 21 18 33 7 1 1 0 .212 .303 10
17 Dick Tettelbach 22 125 488 155 31 5 7 .318 .445 217
18 Robert Tuminello 22 25 36 3 2 0 0 .083 .139 5
19 Tom Venditelli 21 41 143 45 7 4 1 .315 .441 63
20 Pete Vitale 18 21 61 12 4 0 0 .197 .262 16
21 Al Weygandt* 20 42 140 49 11 1 1 .350 .464 65
22 Mel Wright 23 33 86 23 1 5 1 .267 .430 37
22 Players 20.8 125 5038 4245 740 1143 181 58 55 629 136 717 643 .269 .375 .378 .753 1605 76
* - 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 Daniel Ferber 22 7 10 .412 3.70 22 168.0 142 92 69 1 114 1.524 7.6 0.1 6.1
2 John Gabler 20 3 2 .600 5.29 13 34.0 31 22 20 21 1.529 8.2 5.6
3 Larry Hoover 20 11 3 .786 3.29 18 123.0 111 53 45 1 59 1.382 8.1 0.1 4.3
4 Lloyd Merritt 18 5 5 .500 4.37 23 68.0 56 39 33 3 36 1.353 7.4 0.4 4.8
5 Merlin Nehring 20 20 4 .833 3.26 26 196.0 178 82 71 10 126 1.551 8.2 0.5 5.8
6 Michael Santoro* 19 5 2 .714 3.97 10 77.0 80 38 34 3 45 1.623 9.4 0.4 5.3
7 Leonard Strickler 20 4 1 .800 3.33 7 46.0 41 20 17 1 32 1.587 8.0 0.2 6.3
8 Robert Tuminello 22 3 9 .250 4.14 25 111.0 117 70 51 2 77 1.748 9.5 0.2 6.2
9 Mel Wright 23 15 9 .625 3.67 28 206.0 199 97 84 5 77 1.340 8.7 0.2 3.4
9 Players 20.7 77 48 .616 125 125 591
* - 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
Mel Wright 28 0.00
Merlin Nehring 26 0.00
Robert Tuminello 25 0.00
Lloyd Merritt 23 0.00
Daniel Ferber 22 0.00
Larry Hoover 18 0.00
John Gabler 13 0.00
Michael Santoro 10 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Elmer Balzer 20 R 6' 3.0" 190 1931
Billie Bullock 20 R 5' 7.0" 168 1931
Joseph Clark 23 R 5' 9.0" 175 1928
Kenneth Dunlap 20 R R 6' 2.0" 215 1931
Daniel Ferber 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1929
Andy Fronduto -- Unknown
John Gabler 20 S R 6' 2.0" 165 Oct 2, 1930 Kansas City, MO, US
Whitey Herzog 19 L L 5' 11.0" 182 Nov 9, 1931 New Athens, IL, US
Larry Hoover 20 R R 6' 1.0" 206 Jun 21, 1931 Cincinnati, OH, US
Jack Mallory 24 Apr 23, 1927 Peoria, IL, US
Lloyd Merritt 18 R R 6' 0.0" 189 Apr 8, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Michael Morrongiello 21 R 5' 8.0" 165 1930
Merlin Nehring 20 L R 6' 1.0" 165 1931
Michael Santoro 19 R L 5' 11.0" 180 1932
Lavern Schiltz 20 R 5' 8.0" 163 Sep 16, 1930 Dubuque, IA, US
Leonard Strickler 20 R R 5' 10.0" 185 1931
Jack Taylor 21 Apr 30, 1930 Metropolis, IL, US
Dick Tettelbach 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 26, 1929 New Haven, CT, US
Robert Tuminello 22 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1929
Tom Venditelli 21 R 5' 9.0" 165 Apr 6, 1930 Providence, RI, US
Pete Vitale 18 R 5' 10.0" 173 1933
Al Weygandt 20 L R 6' 3.0" 191 Jul 17, 1930 Detroit, MI, US
Mel Wright 23 R R 6' 3.0" 210 May 11, 1928 Manila, AR, US

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