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1945 Columbus Red Birds

1945 > Class AA > 1945 American Association
Overall: 63-90
Scored 672 runs, Allowed 787 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-87

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Charlie Root
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
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 Robert Archer 23 7 17 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 .176 .176 3
2 Charles Baron* 32 38 164 146 22 46 9 3 1 32 2 9 9 .315 .379 .438 .817 64 1 6 3
3 Dave Bartosch 28 50 198 184 18 41 6 2 0 24 0 13 26 .223 .274 .277 .551 51 3 0 1
4 Raymond Baughn* 25 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Lewis Brock 23 26 31 29 2 6 1 0 1 3 0 1 3 .207 .233 .345 .578 10 1 0 1
6 Roman Brunswick 20 37 80 77 9 19 1 1 1 12 0 1 19 .247 .256 .325 .581 25 0 0 2
7 Johnny Bucha 20 119 447 396 54 130 17 5 3 47 4 40 38 .328 .391 .419 .810 166 7 1 10
8 Elmer Burkart 28 17 19 19 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 .316 .316 .368 .684 7 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
9 Michael Cronin* 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Gene Crumling 23 13 39 35 7 8 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .229 .270 .314 .585 11 2 1 2
11 Wesley Cunningham 24 12 18 15 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .133 .235 .133 .369 2 0 0 1
12 George Davis 26 91 391 347 45 97 7 3 1 35 5 39 30 .280 .354 .326 .680 113 6 1 4
13 Steve Filipowicz 24 53 207 187 28 49 7 4 2 34 1 16 18 .262 .320 .374 .695 70 8 0 4
14 Richard Gracey# 27 73 285 238 35 70 10 2 0 42 4 45 20 .294 .406 .353 .759 84 2 0 2
15 Vaughn Hazen 20 113 445 408 59 111 14 6 3 36 10 28 58 .272 .320 .358 .678 146 3 1 8
16 Warren Huston 31 84 333 305 37 74 11 2 0 31 0 23 21 .243 .296 .292 .588 89 12 0 5
17 Henry Koch? 24 5 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Luco Lancellotti 22 29 126 113 17 37 7 0 1 22 0 12 15 .327 .392 .416 .808 47 4 0 1
19 Art Lopatka# 26 33 73 64 12 16 3 1 0 8 0 5 9 .250 .314 .328 .642 21 0 1 3
20 Milton Lowery* 29 18 19 18 3 6 1 0 1 2 0 1 4 .333 .368 .556 .924 10 1 0 0
21 Jim Mallory 26 16 71 61 10 17 3 1 1 1 0 6 8 .279 .353 .410 .763 25 3 1 3
22 Frank Martin 26 5 10 2 .200 Stats for 2 teams
23 Robert Matthews 26 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Peter Mazar 24 37 68 61 8 20 1 0 0 5 0 3 1 .328 .359 .344 .704 21 1 0 4
25 Jack McLain 25 137 534 485 61 132 26 4 2 55 22 35 57 .272 .325 .355 .680 172 9 3 11
26 Conklyn Meriwether* 27 15 15 14 0 6 1 1 0 4 0 1 1 .429 .467 .643 1.110 9 0 0 0
27 Stan Partenheimer 22 6 9 2 .222
28 Chauncey Peffer 30 7 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 George Pratt* 31 28 70 63 3 12 0 0 2 10 0 7 7 .190 .271 .286 .557 18 1 0 0
30 Jackie Price* 32 70 283 263 46 77 9 1 2 19 1 12 5 .293 .326 .357 .684 94 4 1 7 Stats for 2 teams
31 Peter Prunczik 23 10 30 23 6 7 1 0 0 2 0 5 3 .304 .448 .348 .796 8 0 1 1
32 Art Rebel* 31 94 402 340 69 110 16 4 10 70 6 55 24 .324 .419 .482 .902 164 1 1 6
33 Bobby Rhawn 26 32 113 104 12 25 4 3 2 12 1 7 5 .240 .288 .394 .683 41 3 0 2
34 Vernon Rider 21 39 131 114 9 21 3 1 0 7 1 16 14 .184 .285 .228 .513 26 4 0 1
35 Charlie Root 46 22 44 39 0 6 1 0 0 1 0 3 10 .154 .214 .179 .394 7 2 0 2
36 Eddie Storenski 22 21 64 58 6 11 0 1 1 7 0 6 10 .190 .266 .276 .541 16 0 0 0
37 Clair Strommen 21 22 33 28 0 4 1 0 0 3 0 1 5 .143 .172 .179 .351 5 0 0 4
38 George Stumpf* 34 2 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .143 .286 2
39 Maurice Sturdy 30 99 414 349 45 95 9 2 1 37 12 50 18 .272 .370 .318 .688 111 7 4 11
40 Joe Sugrue 39 5 9 3 .333
41 George Sumey 21 41 70 63 8 17 2 3 0 6 0 4 11 .270 .313 .397 .710 25 0 0 3
42 James Towns* 23 62 251 234 28 65 8 3 0 18 2 15 9 .278 .321 .338 .659 79 3 0 2
43 Joseph Urso 19 4 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .077 .231 3
44 Nicholas Vucovich 20 13 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 0 0
45 Pep Young 37 88 320 287 35 72 9 3 2 36 0 31 51 .251 .326 .324 .650 93 6 1 1
46 Louis Zaden 20 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 1
46 Players 26.5 153 5706 5087 672 1380 187 57 35 622 71 495 574 .271 .339 .351 .690 1786 93 23 101
* - 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 Lewis Brock 23 3 6 .333 4.40 26 10 10 3 0 94.0 99 54 46 54 53 3 0 4 1.628 9.5 5.2 5.1 0.98
2 Roman Brunswick 20 11 14 .440 3.47 36 26 5 13 1 210.0 227 113 81 83 85 1 1 5 1.476 9.7 3.6 3.6 1.02
3 Elmer Burkart 28 2 5 .286 7.02 17 8 5 2 0 59.0 89 52 46 25 15 1 0 1 1.932 13.6 3.8 2.3 0.60 Stats for 2 teams
4 Michael Cronin* 23 0 2 .000 15.75 2 0 0 4.0 7 11 7 9 1 0 0 0 4.000 15.8 20.2 2.2 0.11
5 Wesley Cunningham 24 3 4 .429 3.94 12 5 5 3 0 48.0 51 27 21 7 12 1 0 3 1.208 9.6 1.3 2.2 1.71
6 Robert Eisiminger 24 0 0 2 0 0 2.0 0 5 2 2.500 0.0 22.5 9.0 0.40
7 Charles Gooding 17 0 0 3 0 0 5.0 3 7 3 2.000 5.4 12.6 5.4 0.43
8 Henry Koch 24 0 1 .000 6.75 5 0 0 12.0 16 10 9 7 1 0 0 1 1.917 12.0 5.2 0.8 0.14
9 Art Lopatka* 26 10 13 .435 4.82 30 24 2 11 2 168.0 180 119 90 99 88 7 0 9 1.661 9.6 5.3 4.7 0.89
10 Milton Lowery* 29 1 1 .500 5.77 14 0 0 39.0 52 27 25 34 16 1 1 1 2.205 12.0 7.8 3.7 0.47
11 Robert Matthews 26 0 0 4 0 0 8.0 4 4 2 1.000 4.5 4.5 2.2 0.50
12 Peter Mazar* 24 12 10 .545 3.85 35 18 12 10 2 166.0 170 82 71 55 60 0 0 1 1.355 9.2 3.0 3.3 1.09
13 Conklyn Meriwether? 27 0 1 .000 3.94 6 0 0 16.0 16 16 7 14 5 0 0 1 1.875 9.0 7.9 2.8 0.36
14 Stan Partenheimer* 22 1 3 .250 6.19 6 5 1 1 0 32.0 39 24 22 22 14 1 0 2 1.906 11.0 6.2 3.9 0.64
15 Chauncey Peffer 30 0 3 .000 9.00 7 0 0 22.0 36 23 22 11 3 0 1 0 2.136 14.7 4.5 1.2 0.27
16 Charlie Root 46 9 8 .529 2.53 22 15 7 12 3 121.0 112 40 34 20 64 2 0 0 1.091 8.3 1.5 4.8 3.20
17 Clair Strommen 21 5 5 .500 4.55 22 11 5 4 0 93.0 105 61 47 64 44 2 0 6 1.817 10.2 6.2 4.3 0.69
18 George Sumey 21 7 15 .318 4.26 41 24 16 10 1 190.0 215 118 90 95 94 2 2 6 1.632 10.2 4.5 4.5 0.99
19 Nicholas Vucovich 20 0 3 .000 6.09 13 0 0 34.0 36 30 23 28 26 0 0 2 1.882 9.5 7.4 6.9 0.93
19 Players 25.1 63 90 .412 153 153 787
* - 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
Johnny Bucha 107 481 76 28 12 .952 5.21 12
Richard Gracey 25 84 13 4 0 .960 3.88 5
George Pratt 16 76 8 3 0 .966 5.25 2
Gene Crumling 12 43 8 1 1 .981 4.25 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Maurice Sturdy 93 716 46 2 70 .997 8.19
Charles Baron 38 312 29 7 28 .980 8.97
Jack McLain 15 119 9 0 8 1.000 8.53
Richard Gracey 11 80 9 2 11 .978 8.09

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Davis 80 232 215 19 45 .959 5.59
Richard Gracey 23 56 60 2 10 .983 5.04
Warren Huston 21 44 51 1 9 .990 4.52
Pep Young 18 49 61 4 22 .965 6.11

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Warren Huston 62 63 108 11 17 .940 2.76
Luco Lancellotti 28 25 50 7 2 .915 2.68
Jackie Price 26 34 42 6 8 .927 2.92 Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Rhawn 19 16 17 3 3 .917 1.74

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pep Young 65 132 208 20 33 .944 5.23
James Towns 60 113 153 27 40 .908 4.43
Jackie Price 40 82 133 10 19 .956 5.38 Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Rhawn 11 24 24 2 5 .960 4.36
Eddie Storenski 10 14 21 1 2 .972 3.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack McLain 122 264 10 9 1 .968 2.25
Vaughn Hazen 100 242 13 11 2 .959 2.55
Art Rebel 93 158 10 4 3 .977 1.81
Dave Bartosch 50 78 4 1 0 .988 1.64
Steve Filipowicz 48 123 5 4 0 .970 2.67
Vernon Rider 30 52 5 2 3 .966 1.90
Jim Mallory 16 30 0 0 0 1.000 1.88

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Sumey 41 7 36 3 4 .935 1.05
Roman Brunswick 36 8 49 2 4 .966 1.58
Peter Mazar 35 10 29 5 2 .886 1.11
Art Lopatka 30 7 37 4 1 .917 1.47
Lewis Brock 26 2 15 1 1 .944 0.65
Charlie Root 22 4 16 2 2 .909 0.91
Clair Strommen 22 3 21 0 3 1.000 1.09
Elmer Burkart 17 2 11 2 1 .867 0.76 Stats for 2 teams
Milton Lowery 14 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.43
Nicholas Vucovich 13 3 9 2 0 .857 0.92
Wesley Cunningham 12 4 7 0 0 1.000 0.92
Chauncey Peffer 7 0.00
Conklyn Meriwether 6 0.00
Stan Partenheimer 6 0.00
Henry Koch 5 0.00
Robert Matthews 4 0.00
Charles Gooding 3 0.00
Michael Cronin 2 0.00
Robert Eisiminger 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Archer 23 R 6' 1.0" 165 1922
Charles Baron 32 L 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 25, 1912
Dave Bartosch 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 24, 1917 St. Louis, MO, US
Raymond Baughn 25 L 6' 3.0" 185 1920
Lewis Brock 23 R R 6' 0.0" 179 1922
Roman Brunswick 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 6, 1924
Johnny Bucha 20 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 22, 1925 Allentown, PA, US
Elmer Burkart 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 1, 1917 Philadelphia, PA, US
Michael Cronin 23 L L 5' 10.0" 165 1922
Gene Crumling 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 5, 1922 Wrightsville, PA, US
Wesley Cunningham 24 R R 5' 9.0" 155 1921
George Davis 26 R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 30, 1918 Carnegie, PA, US
Robert Eisiminger 24 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Sep 1, 1920
Steve Filipowicz 24 R R 5' 8.0" 195 Jun 28, 1921 Donora, PA, US
Charles Gooding 17 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 12, 1928 St. Louis, MO, US
Richard Gracey 27 S 6' 0.0" 180 1918
Vaughn Hazen 20 R 5' 11.0" 170 1925
Warren Huston 31 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 31, 1913 Newtonville, MA, US
Henry Koch 24 R 5' 9.0" 160 1921
Luco Lancellotti 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 6, 1922 Providence, RI, US
Art Lopatka 26 S L 5' 10.0" 170 May 28, 1919 Chicago, IL, US
Milton Lowery 29 L L 6' 1.0" 180 1916
Jim Mallory 26 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 1, 1918 Lawrenceville, VA, US
Frank Martin 26 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Jun 13, 1919 Calera, AL, US
Robert Matthews 26 R R 5' 9.0" 175 1919
Peter Mazar 24 R L 5' 9.0" 152 Feb 9, 1921 Annandale, NJ, US
Jack McLain 25 R 6' 5.0" 175 Mar 29, 1920 Columbus, OH, US
Conklyn Meriwether 27 L 6' 0.0" 210 Jun 19, 1918 Island Grove, FL, US
Stan Partenheimer 22 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 21, 1922 Chicopee Falls, MA, US
Chauncey Peffer 30 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1915
George Pratt 31 L 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 17, 1913
Jackie Price 32 L R 5' 10.0" 150 Nov 13, 1912 Winborn, MS, US
Peter Prunczik 23 R 6' 3.0" 195 1922
Art Rebel 31 L L 5' 8.0" 180 Mar 4, 1914 Cincinnati, OH, US
Bobby Rhawn 26 R R 5' 8.0" 180 Feb 13, 1919 Catawissa, PA, US
Vernon Rider 21 R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 15, 1923 Warsaw, KY, US
Charlie Root 46 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 17, 1899 Middletown, OH, US
Eddie Storenski 22 R 5' 11.0" 178 1923
Clair Strommen 21 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Apr 30, 1924 Madelia, MN, US
George Stumpf 34 L L 5' 8.0" 155 Dec 15, 1910 New Orleans, LA, US
Maurice Sturdy 30 R 6' 2.0" 180 1915
Joe Sugrue 39 R 5' 9.0" 150 Mar 1, 1906
George Sumey 21 R R 5' 11.0" 158 May 15, 1924
James Towns 23 L 5' 10.0" 148 1922
Joseph Urso 19 R 5' 8.0" 170 1926
Nicholas Vucovich 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 9, 1925
Pep Young 37 R R 5' 9.0" 162 Aug 29, 1907 Jamestown, NC, US
Louis Zaden 20 R 6' 0.0" 175 1925

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