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1940 Portsmouth Red Birds

1940 > Class C > 1940 Middle Atlantic League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Fred Dorman and Walter Alston
Represented: Portsmouth, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939

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 Walter Alston 28 127 446 122 18 3 28 .274 .516 230
2 Del Ballinger* 21 40 127 30 2 1 1 .236 .291 37
3 Francis Boettcher* 18 11 24 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 3
4 Leonard Burton* 23 94 363 92 22 7 3 .253 .377 137
5 Bud Byerly 19 31 66 10 0 0 0 .152 .152 10
6 Joseph Conway 23 16 61 10 3 0 1 .164 .262 16
7 Allen Dernback 23 47 154 26 4 0 1 .169 .214 33
8 Fred Dorman 38 43 124 26 7 2 0 .210 .298 37
9 Jake Drake 26 17 63 15 7 0 1 .238 .397 25
10 Clem Dreisewerd* 24 39 92 12 4 1 0 .130 .196 18
11 Robert Eisiminger 19 18 28 3 0 0 0 .107 .107 3
12 Charles Englehart? -- 18 45 10 2 0 1 .222 .333 15
13 Roy Fowler 22 119 454 121 18 2 4 .267 .341 155
14 Joseph Gravino 21 12 43 8 1 1 0 .186 .256 11
15 John Joyce? -- 13 40 5 0 0 0 .125 .125 5
16 Joseph King 20 35 123 25 3 1 1 .203 .268 33
17 Denny Miller 26 91 321 80 14 2 8 .249 .380 122 Stats for 2 teams
18 Samuel Miller* 17 15 39 7 2 0 0 .179 .231 9
19 Robert Moers? -- 14 49 12 2 0 1 .245 .347 17
20 Eugene Nafie 22 31 109 25 5 1 3 .229 .376 41
21 John O'Connor? -- 17 40 8 0 0 0 .200 .200 8
22 Irvin Peterman# 22 10 32 2 0 0 0 .063 .063 2
23 James Pollock 19 10 22 4 1 0 0 .182 .227 5
24 Freddy Schmidt 24 21 45 3 0 0 0 .067 .067 3
25 Joe Schmidt 22 126 480 153 24 3 15 .319 .475 228
26 Raymond Smith 20 79 249 60 9 4 6 .241 .382 95
27 George Turbeville 25 51 148 33 5 0 1 .223 .277 41
28 Mel Wasley* 23 96 340 91 19 2 6 .268 .388 132
29 Henry Zajac 24 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Players 23.6
* - 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 Bud Byerly 19 4 8 .333 4.46 21 123.0 122 81 61 72 1.577 8.9 5.3
2 Clem Dreisewerd* 24 23 9 .719 2.48 38 247.0 227 83 68 49 1.117 8.3 1.8
3 Robert Eisiminger 19 2 6 .250 6.04 14 73.0 92 60 49 36 1.753 11.3 4.4
4 Irvin Peterman 22 1 6 .143 9.31 9 59.0 88 69 61 38 2.136 13.4 5.8
5 James Pollock 19 2 1 .667 6.11 10 53.0 54 39 36 46 1.887 9.2 7.8
6 Freddy Schmidt 24 10 7 .588 3.99 21 124.0 117 68 55 61 1.435 8.5 4.4
7 George Turbeville* 25 7 7 .500 3.86 18 105.0 99 57 45 57 1.486 8.5 4.9
8 Henry Zajac 24 1 2 .333 5 0 17.0 9 6 4.8 3.2 0.67
8 Players 22.3
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Raymond Smith 60 335 29 14 .963 6.07
Del Ballinger 37 181 21 4 .981 5.46
John Joyce 11 56 8 7 .901 5.82
Samuel Miller 10 27 2 4 .879 2.90

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Alston 127 1015 77 14 .987 8.60

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Allen Dernback 47 93 128 19 .921 4.70
Fred Dorman 42 113 114 10 .958 5.40
Robert Moers 15 34 33 5 .931 4.47

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Schmidt 105 117 179 27 .916 2.82

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Fowler 118 204 319 57 .902 4.43

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leonard Burton 84 209 9 2 .991 2.60
Mel Wasley 75 134 8 3 .979 1.89
Denny Miller 65 127 5 5 .964 2.03 Stats for 2 teams
Joseph King 34 89 2 2 .978 2.68
Eugene Nafie 31 58 8 4 .943 2.13
George Turbeville 27 42 0 2 .955 1.56
Joseph Conway 16 28 2 1 .968 1.88
Jake Drake 16 26 3 4 .879 1.81
John O'Connor 10 9 2 1 .917 1.10

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clem Dreisewerd 38 0.00
Bud Byerly 21 0.00
Freddy Schmidt 21 0.00
Robert Eisiminger 14 0.00
James Pollock 10 0.00
Irvin Peterman 9 0.00
Henry Zajac 5 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Herbert Alban -- Unknown
Walter Alston 28 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 1, 1911 Venice, OH, US
Donald Bakkelund 20 R L 5' 11.0" 175 1920
Del Ballinger 21 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Mar 17, 1919 Fort Oglethorpe, GA, US
Frederick Berger 21 L L 6' 1.0" 182 1919
Francis Boettcher 18 L 5' 10.0" 180 1922
Edward Bojak 24 Feb 2, 1916
Richard Boyd -- Unknown
Walter Brown 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 23, 1915 Jamestown, NY, US
Leonard Burton 23 L L 5' 11.0" 168 Mar 18, 1917 Eastaboga, AL, US
Bud Byerly 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 26, 1920 Webster Groves, MO, US
William Colone 22 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 17, 1917
Joseph Conway 23 R 6' 0.0" 180 1917
Allen Dernback 23 R R 5' 10.0" 168 1917
Fred Dorman 38 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jun 6, 1902 Carlstadt, NJ, US
Jake Drake 26 R R 6' 2.0" 192 1914
Roy Drasites 22 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1918
Clem Dreisewerd 24 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 24, 1916 Old Monroe, MO, US
Robert Eisiminger 19 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Sep 1, 1920
Charles Englehart -- Unknown
Robert Ewing 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1919
Roy Fowler 22 R 6' 0.0" Mar 8, 1918 Columbia, MO, US
Joseph Gravino 21 R 5' 11.0" 185 1919
Carl Hansen 21 R R 6' 4.0" 180 1919
John Joyce -- Unknown
Charles Kearney 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1918
Joseph King 20 R 6' 2.0" 220 1920
Wilson Koewing 27 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1913
Denny Miller 26 R 5' 11.0" Jun 24, 1914 Manchester, PA, US
Samuel Miller 17 L 6' 0.0" 175 1923
Robert Moers -- Unknown
Eugene Nafie 22 R 6' 0.0" 180 1918
John O'Connor -- Unknown
John Owens 23 L L 6' 0.0" 177 1917
Irvin Peterman 22 S R 6' 0.0" 190 1918
Norman Petersen 24 L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 21, 1916 Farewell, NE, US
James Pollock 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1921
Walter Rachunok 22 May 21, 1918
Freddy Schmidt 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 9, 1916 Hartford, CT, US
Joe Schmidt 22 R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 9, 1918 Belleville, IL, US
Joe Shroba 24 S 6' 0.0" 191 Mar 19, 1916
Raymond Smith 20 R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 14, 1920
George Turbeville 25 R L 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 24, 1914 Turbeville, SC, US
Mel Wasley 23 L 5' 7.0" 160 Apr 19, 1917 Grass Valley, CA, US
Regis Wortman 22 R 5' 11.0" 158 1918
Henry Zajac 24 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Jun 7, 1916 Meriden, CT, US

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