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1951 Louisville Colonels

1951 > Class AAA > 1951 American Association
Overall: 80-73
Scored 782 runs, Allowed 731 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-72

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Pinky Higgins
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Parkway Field  (Louisville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

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 Don Asmonga 23 29 38 35 4 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 .200 .243 .229 .472 8 1 0 1
2 James Atkins* 30 36 105 96 10 23 2 1 0 10 1 6 11 .240 .284 .281 .566 27 5 0 3
3 Robert Austin 27 7 10 2 .200
4 Bill Boyce 28 3 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Robert Broome* 28 99 395 338 61 96 18 2 10 67 1 54 37 .284 .386 .438 .824 148 5 2 1
6 Thomas Casey 22 6 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Kenneth Chapman 30 99 378 308 45 79 10 6 2 36 0 63 20 .256 .389 .347 .737 107 13 4 3
8 Bob DiPietro 23 2 1 1 1.000
9 John Douglas* 33 17 49 43 6 13 1 1 0 2 0 5 4 .302 .375 .372 .747 16 2 0 1
10 Al Evans 34 11 46 39 6 13 2 0 1 7 0 7 5 .333 .435 .462 .896 18 0 0 0
11 Bill Evans 32 15 44 41 1 4 1 0 0 4 0 2 8 .098 .140 .122 .261 5 1 0 1
12 Dave Ferriss* 29 38 69 59 8 21 4 0 0 5 0 10 8 .356 .449 .424 .873 25 2 0 0
13 Tom Herrin 21 22 31 27 7 7 3 0 0 3 0 1 7 .259 .286 .370 .656 10 0 0 3
14 Harley Hisner 24 24 46 36 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 5 12 .167 .286 .194 .480 7 0 1 4
15 Mel Hoderlein# 28 111 462 407 59 127 15 2 5 40 8 50 25 .312 .390 .396 .786 161 15 2 3
16 Ray Holton 25 13 45 41 1 8 1 0 0 5 0 4 2 .195 .267 .220 .486 9 3 0 0
17 Roy Jarvis 25 2 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Bill Kennedy* 30 13 37 30 4 5 1 0 0 1 0 5 10 .167 .286 .200 .486 6 0 0 2
19 Leo Kiely* 21 16 46 45 5 12 0 0 1 3 0 0 5 .267 .283 .333 .616 15 1 1 0
20 Ted Lepcio 21 35 150 137 24 36 5 3 5 11 0 10 24 .263 .313 .453 .765 62 3 0 3
21 Ed Lyons 28 102 453 383 69 108 24 3 12 56 6 66 35 .282 .390 .454 .845 174 15 2 2
22 Charlie Maxwell* 24 40 182 153 21 39 7 3 4 17 1 26 24 .255 .374 .418 .792 64 3 3 0
23 Jim McDonald 24 19 59 51 8 9 0 0 0 5 0 7 12 .176 .276 .176 .452 9 2 0 1
24 Gordie Mueller 28 45 26 24 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .167 .167 .167 .333 4 1 0 2
25 Robert Nelson* 23 11 39 37 2 6 1 0 0 3 0 2 3 .162 .205 .189 .394 7 1 0 0
26 Tommy O'Brien 32 110 419 361 55 100 21 2 5 61 0 55 37 .277 .377 .388 .765 140 12 3 0
27 Len Okrie 27 55 191 165 17 31 5 1 1 20 1 16 42 .188 .268 .248 .516 41 5 2 8
28 Karl Olson 20 63 246 228 35 73 6 2 5 31 1 17 31 .320 .367 .430 .797 98 8 0 1
29 Jack Parks* 23 4 12 2 .167
30 Jim Piersall 21 17 47 42 8 13 0 2 0 2 0 5 5 .310 .383 .405 .788 17 0 0 0
31 Al Richter 24 129 605 511 107 164 28 4 0 57 2 81 35 .321 .422 .391 .813 200 10 8 5
32 Bob Scherbarth 25 84 315 251 39 58 9 1 4 22 2 63 37 .231 .387 .323 .710 81 8 1 0
33 Rollin Schuster 23 7 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
34 Jim Suchecki 23 5 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
35 George Susce 19 8 13 1 .077
36 Taffy Wright* 39 129 512 439 74 147 34 4 15 115 1 64 16 .335 .430 .533 .963 234 11 9 0
37 Tom Wright* 27 72 306 262 38 74 12 5 2 45 0 42 26 .282 .386 .389 .775 102 7 2 0
38 Norm Zauchin 21 135 559 498 61 133 30 6 12 104 1 54 79 .267 .346 .424 .770 211 12 6 1
38 Players 27.2 153 5968 5151 782 1422 242 48 84 734 26 726 592 .276 .370 .391 .761 2012 144 46 45
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 Don Asmonga 23 2 5 .286 4.30 25 8 4 0 92.0 82 49 44 64 52 1 0 4 1.587 8.0 6.3 5.1 0.81
2 James Atkins 30 18 9 .667 4.24 31 29 17 1 210.0 231 109 99 94 90 1 1 5 1.548 9.9 4.0 3.9 0.96
3 Robert Austin 27 2 2 .500 4.34 7 0 29.0 28 15 14 1 17 12 0 0 0 1.552 8.7 0.3 5.3 3.7 0.71
4 Thomas Casey 22 0 0 6 21.0
5 Bill Evans 32 8 4 .667 3.67 15 14 8 2 103.0 102 53 42 42 57 0 0 1 1.398 8.9 3.7 5.0 1.36
6 Dave Ferriss 29 7 7 .500 5.25 21 18 11 1 120.0 145 73 70 40 25 4 0 2 1.542 10.9 3.0 1.9 0.63
7 Tom Herrin 21 3 6 .333 4.55 16 14 3 0 91.0 98 56 46 57 35 2 1 4 1.703 9.7 5.6 3.5 0.61
8 Harley Hisner 24 7 13 .350 6.26 24 15 7 2 125.0 145 95 87 59 69 1 1 4 1.632 10.4 4.2 5.0 1.17
9 Bill Kennedy* 30 6 2 .750 2.73 13 12 5 4 89.0 73 36 27 30 57 1 0 2 1.157 7.4 3.0 5.8 1.90
10 Leo Kiely* 21 8 4 .667 4.25 15 12 8 0 108.0 106 52 51 24 60 8 0 2 1.204 8.8 2.0 5.0 2.50
11 Jim McDonald 24 10 7 .588 3.50 19 19 12 0 144.0 139 71 56 50 51 0 1 3 1.312 8.7 3.1 3.2 1.02
12 Gordie Mueller 28 8 7 .533 3.64 45 2 1 0 99.0 86 43 40 52 53 2 0 1 1.394 7.8 4.7 4.8 1.02
13 Rollin Schuster 23 0 1 .000 6.60 7 0 15.0 18 14 11 1 10 18 0 0 2 1.867 10.8 0.6 6.0 10.8 1.80
14 Jim Suchecki 23 0 2 .000 7.36 5 0 22.0 31 20 18 3 17 15 0 1 3 2.182 12.7 1.2 7.0 6.1 0.88
15 George Susce 19 1 4 .200 4.83 8 2 41.0 40 32 22 2 26 11 0 0 1 1.610 8.8 0.4 5.7 2.4 0.42
15 Players 26.2 80 73 .523 153 153 731

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
Bob Scherbarth 80 380 30 8 3 .981 5.13 6
Len Okrie 55 228 21 6 4 .976 4.53 1
Al Evans 10 46 6 1 2 .981 5.20 1
Robert Nelson 10 33 6 3 1 .929 3.90 3

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Norm Zauchin 134 1082 94 14 114 .988 8.78
Robert Broome 10 87 5 4 10 .958 9.20

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Lyons 97 262 274 20 75 .964 5.53
Mel Hoderlein 44 85 76 8 28 .953 3.66
Ted Lepcio 22 50 50 2 11 .980 4.55

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenneth Chapman 87 73 165 9 19 .964 2.74
Mel Hoderlein 54 59 110 7 8 .960 3.13
Ray Holton 11 7 23 2 1 .938 2.73
Ted Lepcio 11 12 16 2 1 .933 2.55

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Richter 129 256 403 24 82 .965 5.11
Mel Hoderlein 27 56 87 10 21 .935 5.30

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Taffy Wright 113 203 10 3 0 .986 1.88
Tommy O'Brien 100 237 6 4 1 .984 2.43
Robert Broome 79 120 9 4 0 .970 1.63
Tom Wright 71 161 6 4 3 .977 2.35
Karl Olson 61 160 7 3 3 .982 2.74
Charlie Maxwell 40 97 4 6 1 .944 2.53
Jim Piersall 15 25 1 0 0 1.000 1.73

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gordie Mueller 45 6 12 0 0 1.000 0.40
James Atkins 31 11 28 2 2 .951 1.26
Don Asmonga 25 2 15 3 4 .850 0.68
Harley Hisner 24 10 18 1 0 .966 1.17
Dave Ferriss 21 2 12 0 1 1.000 0.67
Jim McDonald 19 10 31 3 3 .932 2.16
Tom Herrin 16 4 17 0 0 1.000 1.31
Bill Evans 15 4 11 3 2 .833 1.00
Leo Kiely 15 9 29 2 3 .950 2.53
Bill Kennedy 13 4 13 2 0 .895 1.31
George Susce 8 0.00
Robert Austin 7 0.00
Rollin Schuster 7 0.00
Thomas Casey 6 0.00
Jim Suchecki 5 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Don Asmonga 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 15, 1928 West Mifflin, PA, US
James Atkins 30 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 10, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Robert Austin 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 19, 1923 Foss, OK, US
Bill Boyce 28 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 1, 1923 Brighton, MA, US
Robert Broome 28 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 27, 1922
Thomas Casey 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1929
Kenneth Chapman 30 R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 26, 1921
Bob DiPietro 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 1, 1927 San Francisco, CA, US
John Douglas 33 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 14, 1917 Thayer, WV, US
Al Evans 34 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 28, 1916 Kenly, NC, US
Bill Evans 32 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 25, 1919 Quanah, TX, US
Dave Ferriss 29 L R 6' 2.0" 208 Dec 5, 1921 Shaw, MS, US
Tom Herrin 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 12, 1929 Shreveport, LA, US
Harley Hisner 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 6, 1926 Maples, IN, US
Mel Hoderlein 28 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 24, 1923 Mount Carmel, OH, US
Ray Holton 25 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Dec 28, 1925
Roy Jarvis 25 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 7, 1926 Shawnee, OK, US
Bill Kennedy 30 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 14, 1921 Carnesville, GA, US
Leo Kiely 21 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 30, 1929 Hoboken, NJ, US
Ted Lepcio 21 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jul 28, 1929 Utica, NY, US
Ed Lyons 28 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 12, 1923 Winston-Salem, NC, US
Charlie Maxwell 24 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Apr 8, 1927 Lawton, MI, US
Jim McDonald 24 R R 5' 10.0" 185 May 17, 1927 Grants Pass, OR, US
Gordie Mueller 28 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 10, 1922 Timonium, MD, US
Robert Nelson 23 L 5' 9.0" 168 Apr 20, 1928
Tommy O'Brien 32 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 19, 1918 Anniston, AL, US
Len Okrie 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 16, 1923 Detroit, MI, US
Karl Olson 20 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 6, 1930 Ross, CA, US
Jack Parks 23 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 12, 1928 Sayreton, AL, US
Jim Piersall 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 14, 1929 Waterbury, CT, US
Al Richter 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 7, 1927 Norfolk, VA, US
Bob Scherbarth 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 18, 1926 Milwaukee, WI, US
Rollin Schuster 23 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1928
Jim Suchecki 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 25, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
George Susce 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 13, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Taffy Wright 39 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 10, 1911 Tabor City, NC, US
Tom Wright 27 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 22, 1923 Shelby, NC, US
Norm Zauchin 21 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Nov 17, 1929 Royal Oak, MI, US

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