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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
1Walter Alston2812744612218328.274.516230
2Del Ballinger*214012730211.236.29137
3Francis Boettcher*1811243000.125.1253
4Leonard Burton*2394363922273.253.377137
5Bud Byerly19316610000.152.15210
6Joseph Conway23166110301.164.26216
7Allen Dernback234715426401.169.21433
8Fred Dorman384312426720.210.29837
9Jake Drake26176315701.238.39725
10Clem Dreisewerd*24399212410.130.19618
11Robert Eisiminger1918283000.107.1073
12Charles Englehart?--184510201.222.33315
13Roy Fowler221194541211824.267.341155
14Joseph Gravino2112438110.186.25611
15John Joyce?--13405000.125.1255
16Joseph King203512325311.203.26833
17Denny Miller2691321801428.249.380122Stats for 2 teams
18Samuel Miller*1715397200.179.2319
19Robert Moers?--144912201.245.34717
20Eugene Nafie223110925513.229.37641
21John O'Connor?--17408000.200.2008
22Irvin Peterman#2210322000.063.0632
23James Pollock1910224100.182.2275
24Freddy Schmidt2421453000.067.0673
25Joe Schmidt2212648015324315.319.475228
26Raymond Smith207924960946.241.38295
27George Turbeville255114833501.223.27741
28Mel Wasley*2396340911926.268.388132
29Henry Zajac24540000000.000.0000
29 Players23.6
* - 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
1Bud Byerly1948.3334.4621123.01228161721.5778.95.3
2Clem Dreisewerd*24239.7192.4838247.02278368491.1178.31.8
3Robert Eisiminger1926.2506.041473.0926049361.75311.34.4
4Irvin Peterman2216.1439.31959.0886961382.13613.45.8
5James Pollock1921.6676.111053.0543936461.8879.27.8
6Freddy Schmidt24107.5883.9921124.01176855611.4358.54.4
7George Turbeville*2577.5003.8618105.0995745571.4868.54.9
8Henry Zajac2412.3335017.0964.83.20.67
8 Players22.3
* - 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


Raymond Smith603352914.9636.07
Del Ballinger37181214.9815.46
John Joyce115687.9015.82
Samuel Miller102724.8792.90


Walter Alston12710157714.9878.60


Allen Dernback479312819.9214.70
Fred Dorman4211311410.9585.40
Robert Moers1534335.9314.47


Joe Schmidt10511717927.9162.82


Roy Fowler11820431957.9024.43


Leonard Burton8420992.9912.60
Mel Wasley7513483.9791.89
Denny Miller6512755.9642.03Stats for 2 teams
Joseph King348922.9782.68
Eugene Nafie315884.9432.13
George Turbeville274202.9551.56
Joseph Conway162821.9681.88
Jake Drake162634.8791.81
John O'Connor10921.9171.10


Clem Dreisewerd380.00
Bud Byerly210.00
Freddy Schmidt210.00
Robert Eisiminger140.00
James Pollock100.00
Irvin Peterman90.00
Henry Zajac50.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Herbert Alban--Unknown
Walter Alston28RR6' 2.0"195Dec 1, 1911Venice, OH, US
Donald Bakkelund20RL5' 11.0"1751920
Del Ballinger21LR5' 8.0"185Mar 17, 1919Fort Oglethorpe, GA, US
Frederick Berger21LL6' 1.0"1821919
Francis Boettcher18L5' 10.0"1801922
Edward Bojak24Feb 2, 1916
Richard Boyd--Unknown
Walter Brown25RR5' 11.0"175Apr 23, 1915Jamestown, NY, US
Leonard Burton23LL5' 11.0"168Mar 18, 1917Eastaboga, AL, US
Bud Byerly19RR6' 2.0"185Oct 26, 1920Webster Groves, MO, US
William Colone22LL6' 0.0"170Aug 17, 1917
Joseph Conway23R6' 0.0"1801917
Allen Dernback23RR5' 10.0"1681917
Fred Dorman38RR5' 9.0"155Jun 6, 1902Carlstadt, NJ, US
Jake Drake26RR6' 2.0"1921914
Roy Drasites22LL6' 0.0"1851918
Clem Dreisewerd24LL6' 1.0"195Jan 24, 1916Old Monroe, MO, US
Robert Eisiminger19RR5' 11.0"155Sep 1, 1920
Charles Englehart--Unknown
Robert Ewing21RR6' 0.0"1851919
Roy Fowler22R6' 0.0"Mar 8, 1918Columbia, MO, US
Joseph Gravino21R5' 11.0"1851919
Carl Hansen21RR6' 4.0"1801919
John Joyce--Unknown
Charles Kearney22RR6' 0.0"1701918
Joseph King20R6' 2.0"2201920
Wilson Koewing27RR5' 10.0"1701913
Denny Miller26R5' 11.0"Jun 24, 1914Manchester, PA, US
Samuel Miller17L6' 0.0"1751923
Robert Moers--Unknown
Eugene Nafie22R6' 0.0"1801918
John O'Connor--Unknown
John Owens23LL6' 0.0"1771917
Irvin Peterman22SR6' 0.0"1901918
Norman Petersen24L5' 8.0"165Jan 21, 1916Farewell, NE, US
James Pollock19RR6' 0.0"1751921
Walter Rachunok22May 21, 1918
Freddy Schmidt24RR6' 1.0"185Feb 9, 1916Hartford, CT, US
Joe Schmidt22R5' 10.0"185Jun 9, 1918Belleville, IL, US
Joe Shroba24S6' 0.0"191Mar 19, 1916
Raymond Smith20R6' 1.0"195Feb 14, 1920
George Turbeville25RL6' 1.0"175Aug 24, 1914Turbeville, SC, US
Mel Wasley23L5' 7.0"160Apr 19, 1917Grass Valley, CA, US
Regis Wortman22R5' 11.0"1581918
Henry Zajac24RR6' 1.0"178Jun 7, 1916Meriden, CT, US

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