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1947 Columbus Red Birds

1947 > Class AAA > 1947 American Association
Overall: 76-78
Scored 704 runs, Allowed 770 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-83

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Hal Anderson
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

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 Bill Baker 36 108 384 340 34 94 18 0 4 52 5 39 16 .276 .353 .365 .717 124 8 1 4
2 Augie Bergamo* 30 123 449 379 58 92 13 4 5 42 0 60 35 .243 .348 .338 .685 128 3 1 9 Stats for 3 teams
3 Ed Blake 21 18 12 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 2 1 0 0
4 Roy Broome 26 99 327 301 43 83 11 4 2 32 4 20 35 .276 .323 .359 .682 108 12 1 5
5 Jake Caulfield 29 28 102 95 4 19 0 1 0 12 1 5 17 .200 .240 .221 .461 21 4 0 2
6 Otey Clark 32 29 80 66 3 7 0 1 0 2 0 4 18 .106 .157 .136 .294 9 2 0 10 Stats for 2 teams
7 Dick Cole 21 15 56 50 8 11 0 1 0 4 1 5 8 .220 .291 .260 .551 13 1 0 1
8 Merl Combs* 27 103 410 346 46 82 10 4 4 19 4 55 35 .237 .343 .324 .667 112 9 1 8 Stats for 2 teams
9 Bill Conroy 32 91 274 237 25 53 14 1 5 35 0 34 32 .224 .328 .354 .683 84 10 3 0
10 George Copeland 26 24 15 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .250 .357 .250 .607 3 0 0 1
11 Jack Griffore 26 31 78 67 7 10 1 0 0 3 0 5 16 .149 .208 .164 .373 11 2 0 6 Stats for 2 teams
12 Fred Harrington 24 123 537 487 67 121 20 2 0 30 27 45 50 .248 .315 .298 .612 145 7 2 3
13 Art Herring 41 20 26 23 4 6 1 0 0 3 0 2 2 .261 .320 .304 .624 7 0 0 1
14 Bill Howerton* 25 150 620 532 76 131 29 4 17 86 4 85 97 .246 .351 .412 .763 219 10 1 2
15 Ira Hutchinson 36 62 21 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .059 .158 .059 .217 1 0 0 2
16 Ken Johnson* 24 19 24 23 4 5 1 0 0 3 0 1 5 .217 .250 .261 .511 6 0 0 0
17 Don Lang 32 142 575 483 94 167 28 12 11 87 6 71 44 .346 .437 .522 .958 252 14 7 14
18 Peter Mazar 26 13 13 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 0 0
19 Roger McKee* 20 38 87 77 10 18 5 0 2 6 0 10 14 .234 .322 .377 .698 29 0 0 0
20 Wayne McLeland 22 27 44 40 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 2 12 .125 .167 .125 .292 5 1 0 2
21 Mo Mozzali* 24 114 424 340 71 102 15 3 6 35 6 74 31 .300 .427 .415 .841 141 6 1 9 Stats for 2 teams
22 Michael Natisin* 30 146 611 540 93 168 35 5 22 108 11 59 36 .311 .381 .517 .898 279 3 2 10
23 Barney Olsen 27 142 584 507 82 139 25 6 8 62 7 66 65 .274 .362 .394 .757 200 16 4 7
24 Alex Patterson 22 31 52 44 5 9 1 0 1 3 0 2 12 .205 .255 .295 .551 13 4 1 5
25 Andy Phillip 25 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 .500 1.500 3
26 A.C. Phillips* 30 13 32 29 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 .138 .219 .207 .426 6 0 1 0
27 Julius Schoendienst 26 86 281 264 31 63 10 1 3 31 2 15 35 .239 .280 .318 .598 84 6 0 2
28 Gerry Staley 26 12 27 24 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 .292 .320 .333 .653 8 0 1 2
29 Charley Stanceu 31 31 86 68 5 12 7 0 0 10 0 7 29 .176 .253 .279 .533 19 0 0 11
30 Lester Studener 24 32 59 55 2 8 0 0 0 3 0 2 18 .145 .175 .145 .321 8 2 0 2
30 Players 27.9 155 5792 5044 704 1315 235 47 85 633 75 619 655 .261 .344 .376 .721 1899 114 24 105
* - 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 Ed Blake 21 0 5 .000 5.22 18 0 0 50.0 52 33 29 29 19 1 0 0 1.620 9.4 5.2 3.4 0.66
2 Otey Clark 32 12 13 .480 3.87 29 27 2 10 1 207.0 222 104 89 75 79 2 0 0 1.435 9.7 3.3 3.4 1.05 Stats for 2 teams
3 George Copeland 26 1 3 .250 4.42 24 0 0 53.0 41 29 26 44 36 0 0 1 1.604 7.0 7.5 6.1 0.82
4 Jack Griffore 26 8 11 .421 3.76 31 27 4 8 0 189.0 194 91 79 52 111 0 0 5 1.302 9.2 2.5 5.3 2.13 Stats for 2 teams
5 Art Herring 41 6 2 .750 3.99 20 7 5 2 0 70.0 84 37 31 16 33 1 0 3 1.429 10.8 2.1 4.2 2.06
6 Ira Hutchinson 36 10 3 .769 2.91 62 0 0 102.0 98 35 33 29 44 1 0 2 1.245 8.6 2.6 3.9 1.52
7 Ken Johnson* 24 1 3 .250 7.47 18 7 5 1 0 59.0 73 62 49 53 30 4 2 7 2.136 11.1 8.1 4.6 0.57
8 Johnny Klippstein 19 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 3.0 3 3 6 1 3.000 9.0 18.0 3.0 0.17
9 Roy Lee* 29 0 1 .000 1.80 2 0 0 5.0 1 1 3 2 0.800 1.8 5.4 3.6 0.67
10 Peter Mazar* 26 0 4 .000 7.94 12 0 0 34.0 58 43 30 18 10 0 0 0 2.235 15.4 4.8 2.6 0.56
11 Wilber McCullough 24 0 2 .000 4.00 4 0 0 9.0 10 4 10 4 2.222 10.0 10.0 4.0 0.40
12 Wayne McLeland 22 7 10 .412 4.47 27 20 5 4 0 129.0 142 83 64 70 53 5 0 3 1.643 9.9 4.9 3.7 0.76
13 Alex Patterson 22 14 8 .636 5.93 31 20 7 4 0 135.0 194 95 89 68 38 6 0 0 1.941 12.9 4.5 2.5 0.56
14 Rudolph Rundus 26 0 1 .000 2.86 7 0 0 22.0 23 12 7 12 7 0 0 1 1.591 9.4 4.9 2.9 0.58
15 Gerry Staley 26 6 1 .857 3.95 12 9 2 4 0 66.0 74 33 29 21 17 0 0 2 1.439 10.1 2.9 2.3 0.81
16 Charley Stanceu 31 12 12 .500 3.05 31 27 4 15 1 221.0 214 101 75 90 109 1 0 4 1.376 8.7 3.7 4.4 1.21
17 Lester Studener 24 10 8 .556 4.67 31 24 3 9 1 156.0 154 94 81 104 83 1 2 3 1.654 8.9 6.0 4.8 0.80
17 Players 27.9 76 78 .494 155 155 770
* - 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
Bill Baker 95 413 71 4 11 .992 5.09 7
Bill Conroy 66 253 46 8 10 .974 4.53 11

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Natisin 146 1165 101 14 103 .989 8.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Harrington 114 305 314 26 59 .960 5.43
Julius Schoendienst 18 42 48 6 6 .938 5.00
Dick Cole 15 39 38 3 8 .963 5.13

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Lang 140 160 250 19 30 .956 2.93
Julius Schoendienst 19 22 36 3 2 .951 3.05

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Merl Combs 103 115 296 40 54 .911 3.99 Stats for 2 teams
Julius Schoendienst 35 78 74 14 13 .916 4.34
Jake Caulfield 27 52 58 10 13 .917 4.07

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Howerton 149 377 12 9 4 .977 2.61
Barney Olsen 133 291 9 4 1 .987 2.26
Augie Bergamo 107 195 13 6 4 .972 1.94 Stats for 3 teams
Mo Mozzali 99 179 11 3 1 .984 1.92 Stats for 2 teams
Roy Broome 79 151 15 8 1 .954 2.10

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ira Hutchinson 62 5 24 3 2 .906 0.47
Jack Griffore 31 8 29 1 3 .974 1.19 Stats for 2 teams
Alex Patterson 31 4 29 3 2 .917 1.06
Charley Stanceu 31 7 34 1 2 .976 1.32
Lester Studener 31 3 26 3 0 .906 0.94
Otey Clark 29 11 37 2 2 .960 1.66 Stats for 2 teams
Wayne McLeland 27 9 23 3 1 .914 1.19
George Copeland 24 1 10 1 1 .917 0.46
Art Herring 20 6 7 1 0 .929 0.65
Ed Blake 18 2 17 0 2 1.000 1.06
Ken Johnson 18 3 24 3 0 .900 1.50
Peter Mazar 12 2 5 1 0 .875 0.58
Gerry Staley 12 6 17 1 1 .958 1.92
Rudolph Rundus 7 0.00
Wilber McCullough 4 0.00
Johnny Klippstein 2 0.00
Roy Lee 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Baker 36 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 22, 1911 Paw Creek, NC, US
Augie Bergamo 30 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 14, 1917 Detroit, MI, US
Ed Blake 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 23, 1925 East St. Louis, IL, US
Roy Broome 26 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 17, 1921 Norwood, NC, US
Jake Caulfield 29 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 23, 1917 Los Angeles, CA, US
Otey Clark 32 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 22, 1915 Boscobel, WI, US
Dick Cole 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 6, 1926 Long Beach, CA, US
Merl Combs 27 L R 6' 0.0" 172 Dec 11, 1919 Los Angeles, CA, US
Bill Conroy 32 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 26, 1915 Bloomington, IL, US
George Copeland 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1921
Jack Griffore 26 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 28, 1921
Fred Harrington 24 R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 23, 1922 Monroe, NC, US
Art Herring 41 R R 5' 7.0" 168 Mar 10, 1906 Altus, OK, US
Bill Howerton 25 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 12, 1921 Lompoc, CA, US
Ira Hutchinson 36 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 31, 1910 Chicago, IL, US
Ken Johnson 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 14, 1923 Topeka, KS, US
Johnny Klippstein 19 R R 6' 1.0" 173 Oct 17, 1927 Washington, DC, US
Don Lang 32 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 15, 1915 Selma, CA, US
Roy Lee 29 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 28, 1917 Elmira, NY, US
Peter Mazar 26 R L 5' 9.0" 152 Feb 9, 1921 Annandale, NJ, US
Wilber McCullough 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1923 Jacksonville, FL, US
Roger McKee 20 L L 6' 1.0" 160 Sep 16, 1926 Shelby, NC, US
Wayne McLeland 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 29, 1924 Stockport, IA, US
Mo Mozzali 24 L L 5' 10.0" 158 Dec 12, 1922 Louisville, KY, US
Michael Natisin 30 L 5' 10.0" 176 Oct 31, 1916 Alpha, NJ, US
Barney Olsen 27 R R 5' 11.0" 179 Sep 11, 1919 Everett, MA, US
Alex Patterson 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 6, 1925
Andy Phillip 25 R 6' 3.0" 198 Mar 7, 1922 Granite City, IL, US
A.C. Phillips 30 L 5' 4.0" 165 Oct 20, 1916 Gaffney, SC, US
Rudolph Rundus 26 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1921
Julius Schoendienst 26 R 6' 0.0" 178 Dec 24, 1920
Gerry Staley 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 21, 1920 Brush Prairie, WA, US
Charley Stanceu 31 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 9, 1916 Canton, OH, US
Lester Studener 24 R R 6' 1.0" 186 Jun 21, 1923 Wauwatosa, WI, US

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