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1948 Columbus Red Birds

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 American Association
Overall: 81-73
Scored 874 runs, Allowed 784 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-69

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Hal Anderson
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 Bill Baker 37 64 239 190 25 58 10 1 3 28 2 48 6 .305 .445 .416 .861 79 0 1
2 Clarence Beers 29 30 68 64 5 7 1 0 0 2 0 3 22 .109 .149 .125 .274 8 0 1
3 Roy Broome 27 126 508 468 75 137 18 6 5 69 4 28 55 .293 .333 .389 .722 182 0 12
4 William Burda* 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Bill Conroy 33 50 147 128 17 30 3 2 8 26 0 17 23 .234 .329 .477 .805 61 1 1
6 Billy Costa 28 151 601 532 55 145 23 6 5 70 2 64 50 .273 .351 .367 .717 195 0 5
7 Jack Crimian 22 43 58 50 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 .100 .167 .100 .267 5 0 4
8 Jack Frisinger 20 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Joe Garagiola* 22 65 240 202 38 72 11 3 7 45 0 34 14 .356 .449 .545 .994 110 0 4
10 Steve Gerkin 35 20 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 1
11 Tommy Glaviano 24 106 429 349 82 100 17 7 18 77 10 72 51 .287 .415 .530 .946 185 5 3
12 Harvey Haddix* 22 45 96 92 12 31 5 0 0 12 0 4 18 .337 .365 .391 .756 36 0 0
13 Fred Harrington 25 97 366 341 70 103 24 4 1 22 7 22 29 .302 .346 .405 .751 138 1 2
14 Bill Howerton* 26 150 640 569 104 170 33 6 25 114 4 66 83 .299 .374 .510 .883 290 2 3
15 Roy Huff* 24 10 21 17 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 .235 .350 .235 .585 4 0 1
16 Ira Hutchinson 37 65 15 15 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .067 .067 .067 .133 1 0 0
17 Kurt Krieger 21 38 73 67 4 9 1 0 0 2 0 2 21 .134 .159 .149 .309 10 0 4
18 Gregory Masson 26 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Wayne McLeland 23 34 55 50 4 9 0 1 0 7 0 1 21 .180 .196 .220 .416 11 0 4
20 Mo Mozzali* 25 98 323 274 63 80 18 1 2 27 2 41 24 .292 .386 .387 .773 106 1 7
21 Michael Natisin* 31 141 596 521 107 159 33 5 30 132 1 71 45 .305 .392 .560 .952 292 3 1
22 Barney Olsen 28 109 377 332 47 93 16 11 4 59 4 40 40 .280 .359 .431 .790 143 1 4
23 Alex Patterson 23 13 17 17 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 .118 .118 .176 .294 3 0 0
24 Vern Rapp 20 7 19 6 7 0 0 1 3 0 .368 .526 10
25 Charley Stanceu 32 30 80 70 3 10 0 0 0 5 0 4 33 .143 .189 .143 .332 10 0 6
26 Ben Steiner* 26 89 388 336 60 95 13 7 2 36 5 47 23 .283 .372 .381 .753 128 1 4
27 Don Thompson* 24 121 498 446 79 127 24 3 4 51 9 48 49 .285 .356 .379 .734 169 1 3
28 Claude Wright 31 12 52 48 5 11 1 1 1 5 0 3 9 .229 .288 .354 .643 17 1 0
29 Ray Yochim 25 21 28 27 4 6 2 0 2 7 0 0 5 .222 .222 .519 .741 14 0 1
29 Players 26.9 154 5953 5233 874 1472 253 64 118 805 50 630 658 .281 .360 .422 .782 2207 18 72
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 Clarence Beers 29 10 12 .455 5.35 30 7 0 158.0 188 110 94 68 80 0 0 7 1.620 10.7 3.9 4.6 1.18
2 George Copeland 27 0 0 5 0 7.0 10 5 6 2.143 12.9 6.4 7.7 1.20
3 Jack Crimian 22 9 4 .692 4.65 40 4 1 149.0 181 98 77 64 65 1 0 4 1.644 10.9 3.9 3.9 1.02
4 Joe Ford 17 0 1 .000 36.00 1 0 1.0 4 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 4.000 36.0 0.0 9.0
5 Jack Frisinger* 20 0 0 2 0 7.0 8 3 2 1.571 10.3 3.9 2.6 0.67
6 Steve Gerkin 35 3 3 .500 4.75 20 0 36.0 46 24 19 14 14 1 0 0 1.667 11.5 3.5 3.5 1.00
7 Harvey Haddix* 22 11 9 .550 4.79 32 11 1 186.0 199 109 99 67 144 5 0 1 1.430 9.6 3.2 7.0 2.15
8 Ira Hutchinson 37 9 3 .750 2.54 65 0 0 85.0 81 32 24 25 15 1 0 2 1.247 8.6 2.6 1.6 0.60
9 Thomas Kelley 27 0 0 2 0 2.1 6 3 1 3.857 23.1 11.6 3.9 0.33
10 Johnny Klippstein 20 0 0 1 0 0.2 3 3 1 9.000 40.5 40.5 13.5 0.33
11 Kurt Krieger 21 12 11 .522 4.14 38 9 1 189.0 178 106 87 92 87 2 1 3 1.429 8.5 4.4 4.1 0.95
12 Wayne McLeland 23 7 14 .333 3.79 34 5 2 164.0 167 91 69 72 65 5 0 4 1.457 9.2 4.0 3.6 0.90
13 Alex Patterson 23 3 2 .600 5.83 13 3 0 54.0 67 39 35 26 9 1 0 0 1.722 11.2 4.3 1.5 0.35
14 Kenneth Siefert 22 0 1 .000 18.00 2 0 2.0 7 4 4 2 1 0 0 1 4.500 31.5 9.0 4.5 0.50
15 Charley Stanceu 32 12 12 .500 4.24 30 11 0 193.0 215 110 91 83 89 0 0 7 1.544 10.0 3.9 4.2 1.07
16 Ray Yochim 25 5 1 .833 3.12 20 4 2 72.0 65 36 25 42 39 0 0 1 1.486 8.1 5.2 4.9 0.93
16 Players 27.5 81 73 .526 154 154 784

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
Bill Baker 59 253 39 4 3 .986 4.95 3
Joe Garagiola 58 249 19 8 6 .971 4.62 5
Bill Conroy 43 164 14 8 3 .957 4.14 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Natisin 139 1089 84 16 116 .987 8.44
Mo Mozzali 18 132 7 1 12 .993 7.72

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Steiner 86 209 228 8 58 .982 5.08
Fred Harrington 71 178 201 11 43 .972 5.34

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Glaviano 98 106 177 23 13 .925 2.89
Barney Olsen 38 30 41 12 6 .855 1.87
Claude Wright 12 13 23 1 1 .973 3.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Costa 151 295 460 24 108 .969 5.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Howerton 150 383 10 19 1 .954 2.62
Roy Broome 121 300 12 9 2 .972 2.58
Don Thompson 107 217 9 12 0 .950 2.11
Barney Olsen 55 104 6 3 2 .973 2.00
Mo Mozzali 49 88 1 3 0 .967 1.82

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ira Hutchinson 65 6 15 2 0 .913 0.32
Jack Crimian 40 7 26 3 3 .917 0.83
Kurt Krieger 38 11 23 4 0 .895 0.89
Wayne McLeland 34 10 33 2 3 .956 1.26
Harvey Haddix 32 5 31 1 1 .973 1.13
Clarence Beers 30 6 29 2 1 .946 1.17
Charley Stanceu 30 9 27 1 3 .973 1.20
Steve Gerkin 20 0 11 1 0 .917 0.55
Ray Yochim 20 2 15 2 0 .895 0.85
Alex Patterson 13 1 10 0 1 1.000 0.85
George Copeland 5 0.00
Jack Frisinger 2 0.00
Thomas Kelley 2 0.00
Kenneth Siefert 2 0.00
Joe Ford 1 0.00
Johnny Klippstein 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Baker 37 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 22, 1911 Paw Creek, NC, US
Clarence Beers 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 9, 1918 El Dorado, KS, US
Roy Broome 27 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 17, 1921 Norwood, NC, US
William Burda 21 L 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 1, 1926
Bill Conroy 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 26, 1915 Bloomington, IL, US
George Copeland 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1921
Billy Costa 28 R 5' 6.0" 155 Feb 11, 1920
Jack Crimian 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 17, 1926 Philadelphia, PA, US
Joe Ford 17 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 6, 1930 Carter, OK, US
Jack Frisinger 20 R L 6' 0.0" 160 1928
Joe Garagiola 22 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 12, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Steve Gerkin 35 R R 6' 1.0" 162 Nov 19, 1912 Grafton, WV, US
Tommy Glaviano 24 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 26, 1923 Sacramento, CA, US
Harvey Haddix 22 L L 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 18, 1925 Medway, OH, US
Fred Harrington 25 R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 23, 1922 Monroe, NC, US
Bill Howerton 26 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 12, 1921 Lompoc, CA, US
Roy Huff 24 L 6' 1.0" 180 1924
Ira Hutchinson 37 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 31, 1910 Chicago, IL, US
Thomas Kelley 27 R R 5' 10.0" 200 Nov 6, 1920
Johnny Klippstein 20 R R 6' 1.0" 173 Oct 17, 1927 Washington, DC, US
Kurt Krieger 21 R R 6' 3.0" 212 Sep 16, 1926 Traisen, AT
Gregory Masson 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1922
Wayne McLeland 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 29, 1924 Stockport, IA, US
Mo Mozzali 25 L L 5' 10.0" 158 Dec 12, 1922 Louisville, KY, US
Michael Natisin 31 L 5' 10.0" 176 Oct 31, 1916 Alpha, NJ, US
Barney Olsen 28 R R 5' 11.0" 179 Sep 11, 1919 Everett, MA, US
Alex Patterson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 6, 1925
Vern Rapp 20 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 11, 1928 St. Louis, MO, US
Kenneth Siefert 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1926
Charley Stanceu 32 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 9, 1916 Canton, OH, US
Ben Steiner 26 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 28, 1921 Alexandria, VA, US
Don Thompson 24 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 28, 1923 Swepsonville, NC, US
Claude Wright 31 R 5' 9.0" 155 Aug 14, 1916
Ray Yochim 25 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 19, 1922 New Orleans, LA, US

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