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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
1Bill Baker36108384340349418045253916.276.353.365.717124814
2Augie Bergamo*30123449379589213454206035.243.348.338.685128319Stats for 3 teams
3Ed Blake21181212120000002.
4Roy Broome2699327301438311423242035.276.323.359.6821081215
5Jake Caulfield292810295419010121517.
6Otey Clark322980663701020418. for 2 teams
7Dick Cole211556508110104158.
8Merl Combs*27103410346468210441945535.237.343.324.667112918Stats for 2 teams
9Bill Conroy3291274237255314153503432.224.328.354.683841030
10George Copeland26241512030000025.250.357.250.6073001
11Jack Griffore2631786771010030516. for 2 teams
12Fred Harrington2412353748767121202030274550.248.315.298.612145723
13Art Herring41202623461003022.261.320.304.6247001
14Bill Howerton*2515062053276131294178648597.246.351.412.7632191012
15Ira Hutchinson36622117110000023.
16Ken Johnson*24192423451003015.
17Don Lang32142575483941672812118767144.346.437.522.95825214714
18Peter Mazar26131312110001012.
19Rogers McKee*203887771018502601014.234.322.377.69829000
20Wayne McLeland222744401500030212.
21Mo Mozzali*241144243407110215363567431.300.427.415.841141619Stats for 2 teams
22Michael Natisin*301466115409316835522108115936.311.381.517.8982793210
23Barney Olsen271425845078213925686276665.274.362.394.7572001647
24Alex Patterson223152445910130212.
25Andy Phillip25220101010.5001.5003
26A.C. Phillips*30133229140101024.
27Julius Schoendienst2686281264316310133121535.239.280.318.59884602
28Gerry Staley26122724271003005.292.320.333.6538012
29Charley Stanceu31318668512700100729.
30Lester Studener243259552800030218.
30 Players27.9155579250447041315235478563375619655.261.344.376.721189911424105
* - 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
1Ed Blake2105.0005.22180050.052332929191001.6209.
2Otey Clark321213.4803.8729272101207.02221048975792001.4359. for 2 teams
3George Copeland2613.2504.42240053.041292644360011.6047.
4Jack Griffore26811.4213.763127480189.01949179521110051.3029. for 2 teams
5Art Herring4162.7503.9920752070.084373116331031.42910.
6Ira Hutchinson36103.7692.916200102.098353329441021.2458.
7Ken Johnson*2413.2507.4718751059.073624953304272.13611.
8Johnny Klippstein19009.002003.033613.0009.
9Roy Lee*2901.0001.802005.011320.8001.
10Peter Mazar*2604.0007.94120034.058433018100002.23515.
11Wilber McCullough2402.0004.004009.01041042.22210.
12Wayne McLeland22710.4124.472720540129.0142836470535031.6439.
13Alex Patterson22148.6365.933120740135.0194958968386001.94112.
14Rudolph Rundus2601.0002.8670022.0231271270011.5919.
15Gerry Staley2661.8573.9512924066.074332921170021.43910.
16Charley Stanceu311212.5003.0531274151221.021410175901091041.3768.
17Lester Studener24108.5564.673124391156.01549481104831231.6548.
17 Players27.97678.494155155770
* - 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


Bill Baker9541371411.9925.097
Bill Conroy6625346810.9744.5311


Michael Natisin146116510114103.9898.67


Fred Harrington1143053142659.9605.43
Julius Schoendienst18424866.9385.00
Dick Cole15393838.9635.13


Don Lang1401602501930.9562.93
Julius Schoendienst19223632.9513.05


Merl Combs1031152964054.9113.99Stats for 2 teams
Julius Schoendienst3578741413.9164.34
Jake Caulfield2752581013.9174.07


Bill Howerton1493771294.9772.61
Barney Olsen133291941.9872.26
Augie Bergamo1071951364.9721.94Stats for 3 teams
Mo Mozzali991791131.9841.92Stats for 2 teams
Roy Broome791511581.9542.10


Ira Hutchinson6252432.9060.47
Jack Griffore3182913.9741.19Stats for 2 teams
Alex Patterson3142932.9171.06
Charley Stanceu3173412.9761.32
Lester Studener3132630.9060.94
Otey Clark29113722.9601.66Stats for 2 teams
Wayne McLeland2792331.9141.19
George Copeland2411011.9170.46
Art Herring206710.9290.65
Ed Blake18217021.0001.06
Ken Johnson1832430.9001.50
Peter Mazar122510.8750.58
Gerry Staley1261711.9581.92
Rudolph Rundus70.00
Wilber McCullough40.00
Johnny Klippstein20.00
Roy Lee20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bill Baker36RR6' 0.0"200Feb 22, 1911Paw Creek, NC, US
Augie Bergamo30LL5' 9.0"165Feb 14, 1917Detroit, MI, US
Ed Blake21RR5' 11.0"175Dec 23, 1925East St. Louis, IL, US
Roy Broome26RR5' 11.0"160Feb 17, 1921Norwood, NC, US
Jake Caulfield29RR5' 11.0"170Nov 23, 1917Los Angeles, CA, US
Otey Clark32RR6' 1.0"190May 22, 1915Boscobel, WI, US
Dick Cole21RR6' 2.0"175May 6, 1926Long Beach, CA, US
Merl Combs27LR6' 0.0"172Dec 11, 1919Los Angeles, CA, US
Bill Conroy32RR6' 0.0"185Feb 26, 1915Bloomington, IL, US
George Copeland26RR6' 0.0"1801921
Jack Griffore26RR5' 11.0"195Mar 28, 1921
Fred Harrington24R5' 10.0"170Jul 23, 1922Monroe, NC, US
Art Herring41RR5' 7.0"168Mar 10, 1906Altus, OK, US
Bill Howerton25LR5' 11.0"185Dec 12, 1921Lompoc, CA, US
Ira Hutchinson36RR5' 10.0"180Aug 31, 1910Chicago, IL, US
Ken Johnson24LL6' 1.0"185Jan 14, 1923Topeka, KS, US
Johnny Klippstein19RR6' 1.0"173Oct 17, 1927Washington, DC, US
Don Lang32RR6' 0.0"175Mar 15, 1915Selma, CA, US
Roy Lee29LL5' 11.0"175Sep 28, 1917Elmira, NY, US
Peter Mazar26RL5' 9.0"152Feb 9, 1921Annandale, NJ, US
Wilber McCullough24RR6' 2.0"1801923Jacksonville, FL, US
Rogers McKee20LL6' 1.0"160Sep 16, 1926Shelby, NC, US
Wayne McLeland22RR6' 0.0"180Aug 29, 1924Stockport, IA, US
Mo Mozzali24LL5' 10.0"158Dec 12, 1922Louisville, KY, US
Michael Natisin30L5' 10.0"176Oct 31, 1916Alpha, NJ, US
Barney Olsen27RR5' 11.0"179Sep 11, 1919Everett, MA, US
Alex Patterson22RR6' 0.0"200Jun 6, 1925
Andy Phillip25R6' 3.0"198Mar 7, 1922Granite City, IL, US
A.C. Phillips30L5' 4.0"165Oct 20, 1916Gaffney, SC, US
Rudolph Rundus26RR6' 4.0"2001921
Julius Schoendienst26R6' 0.0"178Dec 24, 1920
Gerry Staley26RR6' 0.0"195Aug 21, 1920Brush Prairie, WA, US
Charley Stanceu31RR6' 2.0"190Jan 9, 1916Canton, OH, US
Lester Studener24RR6' 1.0"186Jun 21, 1923Wauwatosa, WI, US

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