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1939 Columbus Red Birds

1939 > Class AA > 1939 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Burt Shotton
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

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 Buster Adams 24 84 273 70 10 5 4 .256 .374 102
2 Nate Andrews 25 29 69 7 0 0 0 .101 .101 7
3 Herb Bremer 25 61 167 35 5 2 6 .210 .371 62
4 Lindsay Brown 27 105 312 59 7 3 1 .189 .240 75 Stats for 2 teams
5 Earl Browne* 28 116 369 99 13 3 12 .268 .417 154
6 Jim Bucher* 28 116 437 126 25 2 2 .288 .368 161
7 Gerald Burmeister 21 7 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Creepy Crespi 21 49 152 37 9 4 1 .243 .375 57
9 Bill Curlee 22 47 37 8 1 0 0 .216 .243 9
10 Johnny Echols 22 9 10 5 0 0 0 .500 .500 5
11 Hal Epps* 25 6 24 4 0 0 0 .167 .167 4
12 Albert Fisher 27 96 264 80 19 5 4 .303 .458 121
13 Herman Franks* 25 58 175 52 5 0 4 .297 .394 69
14 George Hader 22 57 47 10 2 0 0 .213 .255 12
15 Vernon Horn 22 6 16 4 0 1 0 .250 .375 6
16 Nub Kleinke 28 30 48 8 0 0 0 .167 .167 8
17 Whitey Kurowski 21 18 60 19 1 0 2 .317 .433 26
18 Max Lanier 23 34 69 16 1 0 0 .232 .246 17
19 Joe Mack# 27 93 326 91 22 5 6 .279 .433 141
20 Max Macon* 23 52 71 13 2 0 0 .183 .211 15
21 Eddie Morgan* 24 138 493 161 29 9 7 .327 .465 229 Stats for 2 teams
22 Danny Murtaugh 21 111 415 106 16 2 2 .255 .318 132
23 Ernie Orsatti* 36 31 80 24 3 0 0 .300 .338 27
24 Walter Schuerbaum 22 10 26 4 2 0 0 .154 .231 6
25 Joe Schultz* 20 28 55 18 0 0 0 .327 .327 18
26 Lee Sherrill 24 13 21 4 0 0 0 .190 .190 4
27 Raymond Smith 19 6 5 2 0 0 0 .400 .400 2
28 Bobby Sturgeon 19 151 559 166 24 2 0 .297 .347 194
29 Richard Tichacek 22 42 120 26 3 0 0 .217 .242 29
30 Coaker Triplett 27 116 395 127 27 2 15 .322 .514 203
31 Tom Winsett* 29 67 221 58 11 3 14 .262 .529 117
31 Players 24.8
* - 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 Nate Andrews 25 17 9 .654 2.70 29 25 200.0 177 70 60 48 1.125 8.0 2.2
2 Earl Cook 30 0 3 .000 10.64 9 22.0 40 32 26 16 2.545 16.4 6.5
3 Bill Curlee 22 3 7 .300 4.81 47 7 116.0 137 84 62 58 1.681 10.6 4.5
4 John Dagenhard 22 0 0 1 1.0 1 1 2.000 9.0 9.0
5 Paul Dean 26 2 2 .500 4.25 7 36.0 51 27 17 8 1.639 12.8 2.0
6 Jake Drake 25 0 0 6 16.0 15 11 1.625 8.4 6.2
7 Albert Fisher? 27 7 9 .438 4.61 24 18 127.0 155 72 65 33 1.480 11.0 2.3
8 George Hader 22 3 16 .158 5.24 53 15 165.0 187 125 96 80 1.618 10.2 4.4
9 John Haley 24 3 1 .750 4.74 6 38.0 35 23 20 17 1.368 8.3 4.0
10 Nub Kleinke 28 6 14 .300 4.44 30 23 152.0 160 92 75 43 1.336 9.5 2.5
11 Lew Krausse 27 0 0 3 4.0 9 0 2.250 20.2 0.0
12 Max Lanier* 23 10 16 .385 4.14 33 28 200.0 202 110 92 105 1.535 9.1 4.7
13 Max Macon* 23 6 9 .400 4.74 30 16 133.0 162 91 70 65 1.707 11.0 4.4
14 Fred Martin 24 0 1 .000 6.00 1 9.0 12 10 6 2 1.556 12.0 2.0
15 Lee Sherrill 24 5 1 .833 3.86 13 5 56.0 42 25 24 29 1.268 6.8 4.7
16 Stanley Todd 28 0 1 .000 8.00 6 18.0 26 20 16 11 2.056 13.0 5.5
17 Allen Turner* 20 0 3 .000 12.27 6 11.0 10 15 15 18 2.545 8.2 14.7
17 Players 24.3
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Herb Bremer 57 240 42 10 .966 4.95
Herman Franks 55 222 36 3 .989 4.69
Richard Tichacek 37 157 21 4 .978 4.81
Joe Schultz 21 74 6 3 .964 3.81

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Mack 93 817 57 13 .985 9.40
Albert Fisher 51 423 21 8 .982 8.71

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Murtaugh 83 219 238 19 .960 5.51
Creepy Crespi 47 127 127 15 .944 5.40
Whitey Kurowski 18 42 37 7 .919 4.39

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Bucher 111 93 216 25 .925 2.78

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Sturgeon 151 280 472 46 .942 4.98
Lindsay Brown 62 112 155 20 .930 4.31 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Morgan 127 249 8 11 .959 2.02 Stats for 2 teams
Earl Browne 112 160 8 13 .928 1.50
Coaker Triplett 108 197 5 10 .953 1.87
Buster Adams 80 179 6 6 .969 2.31
Tom Winsett 64 111 4 11 .913 1.80
Ernie Orsatti 15 35 1 1 .973 2.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Hader 53 0.00
Bill Curlee 47 0.00
Max Lanier 33 0.00
Nub Kleinke 30 0.00
Max Macon 30 0.00
Nate Andrews 29 0.00
Lee Sherrill 13 0.00
Earl Cook 9 0.00
Paul Dean 7 0.00
Jake Drake 6 0.00
John Haley 6 0.00
Stanley Todd 6 0.00
Allen Turner 6 0.00
Lew Krausse 3 0.00
John Dagenhard 1 0.00
Fred Martin 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Buster Adams 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 24, 1915 Trinidad, CO, US
Nate Andrews 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 30, 1913 Pembroke, NC, US
Herb Bremer 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 25, 1913 Chicago, IL, US
Lindsay Brown 27 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 22, 1911 Mason, TX, US
Earl Browne 28 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 5, 1911 Louisville, KY, US
Jim Bucher 28 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Mar 24, 1911 Manassas, VA, US
Gerald Burmeister 21 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 11, 1917 Harmony, MN, US
Earl Cook 30 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 10, 1908 Stouffville, ON, CA
Creepy Crespi 21 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Feb 16, 1918 St. Louis, MO, US
Bill Curlee 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Oct 8, 1916 Piper, AL, US
John Dagenhard 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 25, 1917 Magnolia, OH, US
David Danaher 22 L 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 14, 1916
Paul Dean 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 14, 1912 Lucas, AR, US
Jake Drake 25 R R 6' 2.0" 192 1914
Johnny Echols 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 9, 1917 Atlanta, GA, US
Hal Epps 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 26, 1914 Athens, GA, US
Albert Fisher 27 R 6' 3.0" 205 1912
Herman Franks 25 L R 5' 10.0" 187 Jan 4, 1914 Price, UT, US
George Hader 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1917
John Haley 24 R R 6' 2.0" 202 Oct 3, 1914 Bradford, PA, US
Vernon Horn 22 R R 6' 5.0" 210 1917
Nub Kleinke 28 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 19, 1911 Fond du Lac, WI, US
Lew Krausse 27 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Jun 8, 1912 Media, PA, US
Whitey Kurowski 21 R R 5' 11.0" 193 Apr 19, 1918 Reading, PA, US
Max Lanier 23 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 18, 1915 Denton, NC, US
Joe Mack 27 S L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 4, 1912 Chicago, IL, US
Max Macon 23 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Oct 14, 1915 Pensacola, FL, US
Fred Martin 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 27, 1915 Williams, OK, US
Eddie Morgan 24 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 19, 1914 Brady Lake, OH, US
Danny Murtaugh 21 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 8, 1917 Chester, PA, US
Ernie Orsatti 36 L L 5' 7.0" 154 Sep 8, 1902 Los Angeles, CA, US
Walter Schuerbaum 22 R 5' 11.0" 180 1917
Joe Schultz 20 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 29, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Lee Sherrill 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 10, 1914 Stateville, NC, US
Raymond Smith 19 R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 14, 1920
Bobby Sturgeon 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 6, 1919 Clinton, IN, US
Richard Tichacek 22 R 5' 10.0" 175 1917
Stanley Todd 28 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 5, 1910 FL, US
Coaker Triplett 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 18, 1911 Boone, NC, US
Allen Turner 20 L L 6' 1.0" 215 1919
Tom Winsett 29 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 24, 1909 McKenzie, TN, US

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