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1947 St. Paul Saints

1947 > Class AAA > 1947 American Association
Overall: 69-85
Scored 806 runs, Allowed 848 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-81

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Curt Davis and Herman Franks
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Lexington Park (II) (St. Paul, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Joseph Bestudik# 32 115 430 366 59 103 21 0 7 59 1 58 41 .281 .381 .396 .777 145 12 1 5 Stats for 2 teams
2 Wayne Blackburn* 32 4 7 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 .286 .286 2
3 Al Brancato 28 76 270 232 33 66 10 3 4 23 1 35 27 .284 .381 .405 .786 94 8 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
4 Cy Buker* 29 34 52 42 3 11 1 0 0 7 0 4 10 .262 .326 .286 .612 12 1 0 6 Stats for 2 teams
5 Slick Coffman 36 52 12 10 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0 1
6 Fats Dantonio 28 99 348 293 32 79 13 3 2 39 0 48 16 .270 .374 .355 .729 104 11 1 6
7 Curt Davis 43 30 30 28 2 7 2 1 1 3 0 1 10 .250 .276 .500 .776 14 0 0 1
8 Ernest Davis 24 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 0
9 Dutch Dietz 35 46 76 67 10 11 3 1 0 2 0 2 13 .164 .188 .239 .427 16 3 0 7
10 John Douglas* 29 155 663 594 80 195 25 11 1 88 8 65 55 .328 .395 .412 .808 245 7 1 3
11 George Fallon 32 144 618 551 91 142 25 6 11 64 5 52 65 .258 .327 .385 .712 212 13 5 10
12 Herman Franks* 33 49 132 102 3 21 3 2 2 16 0 29 10 .206 .382 .333 .715 34 1 0 1
13 John Gabbard 23 35 78 71 4 8 1 1 0 7 0 4 23 .113 .160 .155 .315 11 0 0 3
14 Phil Haugstad 23 37 96 88 3 8 0 0 0 4 0 5 42 .091 .140 .091 .231 8 3 0 3
15 Ed Head 29 12 21 17 4 3 1 0 0 3 0 3 2 .176 .300 .235 .535 4 1 0 1
16 Bud Kimball 29 104 362 301 45 71 8 2 11 46 1 54 52 .236 .356 .385 .741 116 13 2 5 Stats for 2 teams
17 Don Lund 24 90 352 325 68 91 18 4 16 49 8 21 51 .280 .328 .508 .835 165 3 2 4
18 Morrie Martin* 24 19 21 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .053 .053 .053 .105 1 0 0 2
19 Kenneth Mauer* 20 6 21 1 4 1 1 0 3 0 .190 .333 7
20 Otho Nitcholas 38 19 34 32 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 2 4 .188 .235 .219 .454 7 0 0 0
21 Edward Nulty* 24 3 12 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 .250 .250 3
22 Jack Paepke 24 96 346 292 29 76 13 2 4 45 2 50 42 .260 .370 .360 .730 105 8 1 3
23 Lee Pfund 27 18 46 39 5 8 1 2 0 3 0 5 21 .205 .295 .333 .629 13 1 0 2
24 Marv Rackley* 25 60 262 234 33 74 10 4 2 22 7 25 23 .316 .385 .419 .803 98 1 1 2
25 Bob Ramazzotti 30 86 384 344 67 105 13 2 13 47 18 30 26 .305 .368 .468 .836 161 13 4 6
26 Lew Riggs* 37 115 453 378 85 119 17 9 11 62 2 64 24 .315 .422 .495 .917 187 6 6 5
27 Larry Rosenthal* 37 93 350 297 51 95 11 4 7 49 2 50 36 .320 .420 .455 .874 135 7 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
28 Duke Snider* 20 66 287 269 59 85 22 7 12 46 4 15 45 .316 .352 .584 .936 157 4 0 3
29 George Spears 28 38 97 88 8 19 1 0 0 8 0 7 9 .216 .274 .227 .501 20 6 0 2
30 Robert Tart* 25 12 14 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 0 1
31 Joe Tepsic 23 21 76 63 10 19 2 2 1 12 0 8 13 .302 .397 .444 .842 28 1 2 3
32 Eric Tipton 32 138 588 452 96 139 18 5 19 106 15 130 47 .308 .464 .496 .960 224 9 2 4
33 Joe Vitter# 36 5 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
34 Hal Younghans 25 33 127 118 6 20 2 1 0 14 0 8 12 .169 .222 .203 .426 24 7 0 1
34 Players 29.5 156 6015 5206 806 1428 222 69 110 737 70 692 674 .274 .363 .407 .770 2118 123 30 87
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 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 Cy Buker 29 8 8 .500 5.31 34 16 10 5 0 139.0 178 103 82 71 52 1 0 0 1.791 11.5 4.6 3.4 0.73 Stats for 2 teams
2 Slick Coffman 36 6 4 .600 3.93 52 0 0 71.0 84 44 31 44 20 2 0 6 1.803 10.6 5.6 2.5 0.45
3 Curt Davis 43 4 5 .444 3.97 26 5 16 2 0 77.0 90 49 34 16 26 1 0 2 1.377 10.5 1.9 3.0 1.63
4 Dutch Dietz 35 9 17 .346 4.60 35 25 9 11 1 184.0 203 112 94 73 59 3 0 2 1.500 9.9 3.6 2.9 0.81
5 William Eggert 23 0 1 .000 11.77 3 0 0 13.0 20 19 17 9 3 0 0 0 2.231 13.8 6.2 2.1 0.33
6 John Gabbard 23 11 15 .423 5.28 35 27 6 8 0 191.0 228 131 112 78 56 6 0 2 1.602 10.7 3.7 2.6 0.72
7 Phil Haugstad 23 16 6 .727 3.80 37 28 2 16 0 230.0 199 119 97 114 145 11 4 3 1.361 7.8 4.5 5.7 1.27
8 Ed Head 29 3 3 .500 5.16 12 0 0 61.0 74 43 35 28 19 0 0 1 1.672 10.9 4.1 2.8 0.68
9 Mel Himes 20 1 1 .500 1.96 3 2 1 2 1 23.0 20 8 5 8 10 0 0 1 1.217 7.8 3.1 3.9 1.25
10 Morrie Martin* 24 2 3 .400 4.12 19 3 9 1 0 59.0 47 34 27 34 30 2 0 8 1.373 7.2 5.2 4.6 0.88
11 Otho Nitcholas 38 6 5 .545 5.28 19 9 9 4 0 87.0 111 62 51 20 29 1 0 4 1.506 11.5 2.1 3.0 1.45
12 Jack Paepke 24 0 4 .000 7.88 5 0 0 24.0 32 21 21 21 13 0 0 1 2.208 12.0 7.9 4.9 0.62
13 Lee Pfund 27 5 7 .417 4.32 18 16 1 6 1 123.0 132 68 59 42 28 3 0 5 1.415 9.7 3.1 2.0 0.67
14 Al Sherer 32 0 3 .000 6.75 4 3 0 2 0 20.0 23 18 15 10 6 1 0 0 1.650 10.4 4.5 2.7 0.60
15 Robert Tart* 25 1 2 .333 5.59 11 0 0 37.0 40 25 23 35 22 2 0 3 2.027 9.7 8.5 5.4 0.63
16 Ed Weiland 32 0 4 .000 6.75 8 0 0 24.0 37 25 18 13 14 0 0 2 2.083 13.9 4.9 5.2 1.08
16 Players 29.8 69 85 .448 156 156 848

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Fats Dantonio 90 337 45 10 4 .974 4.24 12
Jack Paepke 50 163 38 12 6 .944 4.02 11
Herman Franks 38 125 33 6 1 .963 4.16 5

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Douglas 155 1367 128 22 155 .985 9.65

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Fallon 140 396 398 26 113 .968 5.67
Al Brancato 16 48 43 4 10 .958 5.69 Stats for 2 teams

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lew Riggs 101 104 191 22 22 .931 2.92
Bud Kimball 62 53 108 15 5 .915 2.60 Stats for 2 teams
Joseph Bestudik 38 24 73 10 10 .907 2.55 Stats for 2 teams
Al Brancato 26 30 43 3 4 .961 2.81 Stats for 2 teams

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Ramazzotti 82 149 259 24 49 .944 4.98
Hal Younghans 33 53 112 14 24 .922 5.00
George Spears 22 40 52 7 15 .929 4.18
Al Brancato 18 39 64 7 20 .936 5.72 Stats for 2 teams

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eric Tipton 134 280 13 11 2 .964 2.19
Don Lund 84 184 5 4 2 .979 2.25
Larry Rosenthal 83 123 7 2 0 .985 1.57 Stats for 2 teams
Duke Snider 65 157 5 6 1 .964 2.49
Joseph Bestudik 60 72 2 2 0 .974 1.23 Stats for 2 teams
Marv Rackley 58 102 10 7 2 .941 1.93
Bud Kimball 33 48 2 1 1 .980 1.52 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Paepke 31 58 3 6 1 .910 1.97
Joe Tepsic 18 42 5 3 1 .940 2.61

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Slick Coffman 52 10 17 3 2 .900 0.52
Phil Haugstad 37 15 35 4 1 .926 1.35
Dutch Dietz 35 22 36 4 1 .935 1.66
John Gabbard 35 11 43 3 4 .947 1.54
Cy Buker 34 10 28 1 1 .974 1.12 Stats for 2 teams
Curt Davis 26 2 18 1 2 .952 0.77
Morrie Martin 19 6 13 6 2 .760 1.00
Otho Nitcholas 19 3 7 0 1 1.000 0.53
Lee Pfund 18 11 20 1 0 .969 1.72
Ed Head 12 8 8 2 0 .889 1.33
Robert Tart 11 0 14 1 1 .933 1.27
Ed Weiland 8 0.00
Jack Paepke 5 0.00
Al Sherer 4 0.00
William Eggert 3 0.00
Mel Himes 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joseph Bestudik 32 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 29, 1914 Springfield, IL, US
Wayne Blackburn 32 L L 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 10, 1914 Harmon, OH, US
Al Brancato 28 R R 5' 9.0" 188 May 29, 1919 Philadelphia, PA, US
Cy Buker 29 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 5, 1918 Greenwood, WI, US
Slick Coffman 36 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Dec 11, 1910 Veto, AL, US
Fats Dantonio 28 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Dec 31, 1918 New Orleans, LA, US
Curt Davis 43 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 7, 1903 Greenfield, MO, US
Ernest Davis 24 R 6' 0.0" 205 1923
Dutch Dietz 35 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 12, 1912 Cincinnati, OH, US
John Douglas 29 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 14, 1917 Thayer, WV, US
William Eggert 23 R R 6' 0.0" 186 Nov 12, 1923
George Fallon 32 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jul 8, 1914 Jersey City, NJ, US
Herman Franks 33 L R 5' 10.0" 187 Jan 4, 1914 Price, UT, US
John Gabbard 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 17, 1923 Hamilton, OH, US
Phil Haugstad 23 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Feb 23, 1924 Black River Falls, WI, US
Ed Head 29 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 25, 1918 Selma, LA, US
Mel Himes 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 20, 1927
Bud Kimball 29 R R 5' 9.0" 180 May 2, 1918 Armond, NB, CA
Don Lund 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 May 18, 1923 Detroit, MI, US
Morrie Martin 24 L L 6' 0.0" 173 Sep 3, 1922 Dixon, MO, US
Kenneth Mauer 20 L 6' 1.0" 185 1927
Otho Nitcholas 38 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 13, 1908 McKinney, TX, US
Edward Nulty 24 L 6' 0.0" 185 1923
Jack Paepke 24 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Aug 28, 1922 Provo, UT, US
Lee Pfund 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 18, 1919 Oak Park, IL, US
Marv Rackley 25 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 25, 1921 Seneca, SC, US
Bob Ramazzotti 30 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Jan 16, 1917 Elanora, PA, US
Lew Riggs 37 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 22, 1910 Mebane, NC, US
Larry Rosenthal 37 L L 6' 0.0" 190 May 21, 1910 St. Paul, MN, US
Al Sherer 32 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 28, 1914 Quincy, IL, US
Duke Snider 20 L R 6' 0.0" 179 Sep 19, 1926 Los Angeles, CA, US
George Spears 28 R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 1, 1918
Robert Tart 25 L L 5' 11.0" 184 1922
Joe Tepsic 23 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 18, 1923 Slovan, PA, US
Eric Tipton 32 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 20, 1915 Petersburg, VA, US
Joe Vitter 36 S 5' 10.0" 169 Jan 25, 1911 New Orleans, LA, US
Ed Weiland 32 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 26, 1914 Evanston, IL, US
Hal Younghans 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 18, 1921 St. Paul, MN, US

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