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1945 Minneapolis Millers

1945 > Class AA > 1945 American Association
Overall: 72-81
Scored 790 runs, Allowed 914 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-87

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Rosy Ryan
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Nicollet Park (Minneapolis, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1944 / 1946

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 Woody Abernathy* 30 35 75 67 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 5 20 .090 .164 .090 .254 6 5 1 2
2 Robert Albertson* 22 61 73 61 6 16 2 0 0 8 0 12 20 .262 .384 .295 .679 18 0 0 0
3 Jack Aragon 29 88 288 243 32 60 15 0 1 32 2 38 41 .247 .353 .321 .674 78 5 2 5 Stats for 2 teams
4 Virgilio Arteaga* 25 11 23 22 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 .182 .217 .182 .399 4 0 0 0
5 Babe Barna* 30 132 551 421 106 130 21 4 25 96 14 126 70 .309 .469 .556 1.025 234 6 1 3
6 Arnie Berge 26 89 300 273 31 71 17 1 1 34 3 23 20 .260 .320 .341 .661 93 7 1 3 Stats for 2 teams
7 Michael Blazo 28 86 288 242 27 65 9 1 1 38 3 40 28 .269 .375 .326 .701 79 10 1 5
8 Jose Carbello? -- 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Louis Cardinal 29 21 64 60 6 13 2 0 0 3 0 3 12 .217 .254 .250 .504 15 1 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
10 Johnnie Chambers* 33 7 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Joe Cicero 34 65 227 198 27 56 13 0 2 28 4 27 31 .283 .369 .379 .748 75 5 0 2
12 Frank Danneker* 29 142 610 536 94 165 21 4 12 76 50 64 44 .308 .384 .429 .813 230 4 2 8
13 Bobby Dill* 26 135 511 428 73 115 24 6 7 69 10 71 72 .269 .376 .402 .778 172 9 3 9 Stats for 2 teams
14 Reynold Erickson? -- 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Onisio Gonzalez? -- 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 Dick Hearn 27 21 23 20 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 .100 .182 .100 .282 2 1 0 1
17 Nicholas Jackimchuk 25 22 85 78 11 14 1 0 0 3 1 7 11 .179 .247 .192 .439 15 3 0 0
18 Mike Kash* 33 51 92 86 10 23 2 0 0 6 0 5 15 .267 .308 .291 .598 25 2 0 1
19 Bud Kresal* 20 60 202 183 33 41 4 3 7 32 2 19 34 .224 .297 .393 .690 72 1 0 0
20 Joe Lafata* 23 146 570 495 83 135 25 3 5 69 9 69 84 .273 .363 .366 .728 181 9 1 5
21 Arnold Lehrman# 23 44 156 133 15 29 3 1 0 12 1 21 19 .218 .325 .256 .580 34 1 0 2
22 Izzy Leon 34 19 41 36 3 9 0 0 0 4 0 3 6 .250 .308 .250 .558 9 1 0 2
23 Leonard Lilienthal? 27 4 7 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 3
24 Gregory Lippold 27 15 18 15 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 8 .133 .235 .267 .502 4 0 0 1
25 Lou Lucier 27 33 51 48 8 11 2 0 0 5 0 2 9 .229 .260 .271 .531 13 2 0 1
26 Victor Males 27 137 528 461 58 103 22 4 3 48 2 57 84 .223 .310 .308 .618 142 8 1 9 Stats for 2 teams
27 Thomas Maulini? -- 24 86 72 6 14 2 0 0 6 1 14 22 .194 .326 .222 .548 16 0 0 0
28 Bob Mistele 25 25 56 52 4 11 2 0 0 3 0 1 12 .212 .226 .250 .476 13 0 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
29 Bernard Morel* 21 9 6 1 .167
30 Eddie Morgan* 30 77 228 196 34 52 8 2 0 25 3 32 22 .265 .368 .327 .695 64 4 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
31 Hank Nowak* 27 150 654 586 110 193 33 1 9 72 8 53 47 .329 .391 .435 .826 255 10 6 9
32 Nick Picciuto 23 99 400 336 60 88 17 1 8 40 10 55 59 .262 .374 .390 .764 131 8 5 4
33 Juan Ruiz? -- 24 74 69 11 20 8 1 0 4 3 5 18 .290 .338 .435 .773 30 2 0 0
34 George Savino# 35 106 337 292 42 87 23 0 4 61 2 40 11 .298 .384 .418 .802 122 11 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
35 William Sisler* 44 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Bruce Sloan* 30 17 40 32 4 7 0 0 0 7 4 8 4 .219 .375 .219 .594 7 2 0 0
37 Harold Swanson 31 32 67 64 3 12 0 0 0 4 0 0 15 .188 .200 .188 .388 12 3 1 2
38 Bill Webb 31 35 62 59 7 13 5 0 1 4 0 1 10 .220 .233 .356 .589 21 2 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
38 Players 27.5 153 5804 5023 790 1351 232 28 81 682 122 697 753 .269 .360 .375 .735 1882 103 21 63
* - 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 Woody Abernathy* 30 9 13 .409 4.59 32 25 4 11 0 190.0 230 113 97 70 80 2 1 2 1.579 10.9 3.3 3.8 1.14
2 Robert Albertson 22 4 5 .444 7.52 47 0 0 128.0 179 126 107 106 44 4 0 5 2.227 12.6 7.5 3.1 0.42
3 Jose Carbello? -- 0 0 2 0 0 3.0 7 1 1 2.667 21.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
4 Johnnie Chambers 33 0 0 7 0 0 8.0 7 8 3 1.875 7.9 9.0 3.4 0.38
5 Dick Hearn 27 1 4 .200 6.71 21 5 5 1 0 63.0 74 53 47 45 13 1 0 5 1.889 10.6 6.4 1.9 0.29
6 Mike Kash* 33 13 16 .448 4.96 51 23 22 12 1 223.0 282 145 123 86 91 3 3 6 1.650 11.4 3.5 3.7 1.06
7 Izzy Leon 34 6 5 .545 4.40 16 14 2 7 2 94.0 100 52 46 22 43 1 0 4 1.298 9.6 2.1 4.1 1.95
8 Leonard Lilienthal 27 1 0 1.000 2.25 4 0 0 16.0 16 6 4 7 4 0 0 1 1.438 9.0 3.9 2.2 0.57
9 Gregory Lippold 27 4 4 .500 8.82 15 0 0 50.0 78 54 49 29 12 1 0 1 2.140 14.0 5.2 2.2 0.41
10 Lou Lucier 27 9 5 .643 5.04 22 17 3 8 1 109.0 147 75 61 40 15 2 0 5 1.716 12.1 3.3 1.2 0.38
11 Bob Mistele 25 5 12 .294 6.20 25 23 1 4 0 138.0 176 112 95 90 74 5 0 7 1.928 11.5 5.9 4.8 0.82 Stats for 2 teams
12 Bernard Morel* 21 2 1 .667 5.82 9 0 0 17.0 24 19 11 6 2 1 0 1 1.765 12.7 3.2 1.1 0.33
13 William Sisler* 44 0 2 .000 31.50 2 0 0 2.0 7 8 7 5 0 0 0 0 6.000 31.5 22.5 0.0 0.00
14 Harold Swanson 31 13 11 .542 4.75 29 20 9 12 1 165.0 205 96 87 58 49 1 0 6 1.594 11.2 3.2 2.7 0.84
15 Bill Webb 31 8 11 .421 5.72 31 17 9 7 0 148.0 176 100 94 43 46 2 1 1 1.480 10.7 2.6 2.8 1.07 Stats for 2 teams
16 Harold Wonson 27 0 0 3 0 0 3.0 11 4 4 5.000 33.0 12.0 12.0 1.00
16 Players 29.0 72 81 .471 153 153 914
* - 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
George Savino 91 339 57 8 8 .980 4.35 10 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Aragon 79 306 48 16 7 .957 4.48 11 Stats for 2 teams
Michael Blazo 69 225 43 10 10 .964 3.88 6
Louis Cardinal 21 72 8 1 1 .988 3.81 2 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Lafata 146 1231 103 23 121 .983 9.14
Arnie Berge 10 77 6 0 7 1.000 8.30 Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Morgan 10 61 3 2 5 .970 6.40 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Danneker 141 402 428 29 100 .966 5.89
Victor Males 14 34 38 3 1 .960 5.14 Stats for 2 teams
Arnie Berge 12 21 27 1 5 .980 4.00 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nick Picciuto 98 89 188 28 23 .908 2.83
Arnie Berge 26 29 34 4 5 .940 2.42 Stats for 2 teams
Victor Males 18 20 35 3 2 .948 3.06 Stats for 2 teams
Juan Ruiz 18 26 27 12 5 .815 2.94
Michael Blazo 10 8 10 0 0 1.000 1.80

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Victor Males 98 192 278 33 51 .934 4.80 Stats for 2 teams
Arnold Lehrman 43 75 103 15 11 .922 4.14
Arnie Berge 38 62 94 12 16 .929 4.11 Stats for 2 teams
Nicholas Jackimchuk 22 49 59 11 13 .908 4.91

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hank Nowak 148 340 24 11 6 .971 2.46
Bobby Dill 127 210 16 7 3 .970 1.78 Stats for 2 teams
Babe Barna 120 202 12 9 4 .960 1.78
Eddie Morgan 57 65 5 5 0 .933 1.23 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Cicero 56 135 10 2 4 .986 2.59
Bud Kresal 49 85 0 6 0 .934 1.73
Thomas Maulini 22 38 1 1 0 .975 1.77
Victor Males 10 17 1 0 0 1.000 1.80 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Kash 51 9 32 5 1 .891 0.80
Robert Albertson 47 5 30 1 2 .972 0.74
Woody Abernathy 32 8 26 1 0 .971 1.06
Bill Webb 31 11 43 1 3 .982 1.74 Stats for 2 teams
Harold Swanson 29 7 42 2 4 .961 1.69
Bob Mistele 25 5 24 3 0 .906 1.16 Stats for 2 teams
Lou Lucier 22 13 28 0 1 1.000 1.86
Dick Hearn 21 3 20 0 1 1.000 1.10
Izzy Leon 16 3 20 3 0 .885 1.44
Gregory Lippold 15 5 9 1 0 .933 0.93
Bernard Morel 9 0.00
Johnnie Chambers 7 0.00
Leonard Lilienthal 4 0.00
Harold Wonson 3 0.00
Jose Carbello 2 0.00
William Sisler 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Woody Abernathy 30 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 1, 1915 Forest City, NC, US
Robert Albertson 22 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1923
Jack Aragon 29 R R 5' 10.0" 176 Nov 20, 1915 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Virgilio Arteaga 25 L 6' 0.0" 175 1920
Babe Barna 30 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 2, 1915 Clarksburg, WV, US
Arnie Berge 26 R 6' 2.0" 173 1919
Michael Blazo 28 R 6' 0.0" 190 1917
Jose Carbello -- Unknown
Louis Cardinal 29 R R 5' 8.0" 168 Aug 5, 1915 St. Paul, MN, US
Johnnie Chambers 33 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 10, 1911 Copperhill, TN, US
Joe Cicero 34 R R 5' 8.0" 167 Nov 18, 1910 Atlantic City, NJ, US
Frank Danneker 29 L 5' 11.0" 175 1916
Bobby Dill 26 L 5' 11.0" 185 Apr 25, 1919 St. Paul, MN, US
Reynold Erickson -- Unknown
Onisio Gonzalez -- Unknown
Dick Hearn 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1918 St. Augustine, FL, US
Nicholas Jackimchuk 25 R 5' 11.0" 165 1920
Mike Kash 33 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 7, 1911 Webster, MA, US
Bud Kresal 20 L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 22, 1925 Isanti, MN, US
Joe Lafata 23 L L 6' 0.0" 163 Aug 3, 1921 Detroit, MI, US
Arnold Lehrman 23 S 5' 10.0" 160 1922
Izzy Leon 34 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jan 4, 1911 Cruces, Las Villas, CU
Leonard Lilienthal 27 R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 5, 1918
Gregory Lippold 27 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Aug 28, 1917 St. Mary's, IA, US
Lou Lucier 27 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Mar 23, 1918 Northbridge, MA, US
Victor Males 27 R 5' 9.0" 155 1918
Thomas Maulini -- Unknown
Bob Mistele 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 1, 1920
Bernard Morel 21 L L 6' 1.0" 172 1924
Eddie Morgan 30 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 19, 1914 Brady Lake, OH, US
Hank Nowak 27 L 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 11, 1917 Cleveland, OH, US
Nick Picciuto 23 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 27, 1921 Newark, NJ, US
Juan Ruiz -- Unknown
George Savino 35 S R 5' 11.0" 170 1910 Nutley, NJ, US
William Sisler 44 L L 5' 6.0" 150 Nov 17, 1900
Bruce Sloan 30 L L 5' 9.0" 195 Oct 4, 1914 McAlester, OK, US
Harold Swanson 31 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1914
Bill Webb 31 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Dec 12, 1913 Atlanta, GA, US
Harold Wonson 27 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1918

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