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1951 Sacramento Solons

1951 > Class AAA > 1951 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 75-92
Scored 714 runs, Allowed 783 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-91

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Gordon
Represented: Sacramento, CA
Ballpark: Edmonds Field (II) (Sacramento, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Al Benton404338320200000115. for 2 teams
2Bob Boyd*31145602555821903211564414327.342.393.467.85925931
3Gene Brocker30143835260001022.
4Walt Clough253771617810060724.
5Walker Cress3471513251005014.385.429.462.890601
6Theodore Del Guercio23264034571000039.206.308.235.543821Stats for 2 teams
7Glenn Elliott#313395836800000634.
8Dick Faber*22111000000000.
9Jesse Flores3634109120001001.
10Ken Gables3232857731430160124.
11Bob Gillespie313765584510010323.
12Joe Gordon36148568485971452434313627839.299.399.6271.02630432
13Orval Grove313249422510010316.
14Harry Grubb*30331311010000016.
15Sam Hairston3168209190154814101831815.253.321.337.6576410
16Ralph Hodgin*361365144625513626055874522.294.362.383.74517743
17Sam Kanelos#203211110561721181428.
18Ken Keltner34101388325368116064115933.249.365.354.71811504
19Ed Klieman333243011001000.333.333.6671.000201
20Al Lakeman326018716310375221902233.227.323.319.6425211
21Joe Marty3711140937046106241128123635.286.355.454.80916830
22Johnny Moore2141917671015125.412.474.6471.1211100
23Frank Nelson32472925350002014. for 2 teams
24Mike Palm26311000000000.
25Jack Pickart2081514230000005.
26Bill Powell*32822210001000.500.500.5001.000100
27Len Ratto3013851642345897213038145.210.339.243.582103111
28Herman Reich3313442738858969194933227.247.310.345.65513434
29Charles Righetti26122415352487114032705456.202.311.267.5789427
30Gene Roenspie215111100000001.0001.0001.0002.000100
31Jerry Scala*261244714186211317623385027.270.348.354.70214803
32Vinnie Smith358423321612584211811539.269.316.319.6356902
33Jim Tabor341123863663911019175711826.301.333.415.74915202Stats for 2 teams
34Art Thrasher23173936230000036.
35Fuzz White*351506205738415221503074126.265.314.319.63418306
35 Players32.1168631555957141437233369666280617617.257.333.363.69620302182
* - 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
1Al Benton4057.4174.024320130.0142685843481431.4239. for 2 teams
2Alex Carrasquel3811.5005.791000014.019109950002.00012.
3Walt Clough251111.5003.82312581191.0196988162586051.3519.
4Walker Cress3423.4005.59761037.043252328173101.91910.
5Glenn Elliott*311514.5173.103331173244.025110984691014151.3119.
6Jesse Flores3647.3644.023431065.063342927321011.3858.
7Ken Gables321113.4583.533230182237.022910493751013251.2838.
8Bob Gillespie31911.4504.24372481172.017510481751013141.4539.
9Orval Grove3189.4714.42322060159.01788678827610111.63510.
10Harry Grubb*3026.2505.243350067.079483941181341.79110.
11Ed Klieman3333.5005.733200044.047342823101211.5919.
12Frank Nelson3246.4003.63432119.0105524858442221.3707. for 2 teams
13Mike Palm2601.0009.0031005.0875520102.60014.
14Jack Pickart2032.6003.92872239.030261727182021.4626.
15Bill Powell3201.0007.0051009.06871361012.1116.
16Herman Reich*33101.0002.5711107.0522120000.8576.
17Gene Roenspie21101.0002.2550008.0522370001.0005.
18Bill Woop*270027.0011001.0033510005.0000.
18 Players31.47592.449168168783
* - 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


Vinnie Smith682302693.9663.766
Al Lakeman511652744.9803.760
Sam Hairston501933477.9704.546
Art Thrasher1136311.9753.553
Gene Brocker10412001.0004.300


Bob Boyd13613118818117.98710.29
Herman Reich35323270371.00010.00
Jim Tabor3528417625.9808.60Stats for 2 teams


Joe Gordon1283213552094.9715.28
Sam Kanelos255673717.9495.16
Charles Righetti164342310.9665.31
Ralph Hodgin645021.0001.50
Len Ratto41211031.0005.75


Ken Keltner9682195129.9582.89
Charles Righetti5548122129.9343.09
Sam Kanelos851432.8642.38
Ralph Hodgin52310.8331.00


Len Ratto1242533512673.9594.87
Charles Righetti49791431936.9214.53
Joe Gordon152835411.9404.20
Vinnie Smith100000.00


Fuzz White131290671.9772.26
Ralph Hodgin1161941441.9811.79
Jerry Scala107263450.9822.50
Joe Marty97138762.9601.49
Herman Reich631355031.0002.22
Johnny Moore4130001.0003.25
Art Thrasher110001.0001.00


Al Benton43101923.9350.67Stats for 2 teams
Frank Nelson43831041.0000.91Stats for 2 teams
Bob Gillespie3753631.9321.11
Jesse Flores3451310.9470.53
Glenn Elliott3344122.9571.36
Harry Grubb3341620.9090.61
Ken Gables3273420.9531.28
Orval Grove32103310.9771.34
Ed Klieman3221311.9380.47
Walt Clough3194042.9251.58
Alex Carrasquel100110.5000.10
Jack Pickart81530.6670.75
Walker Cress75711.9231.71
Bill Powell512001.0000.60
Gene Roenspie510001.0000.20
Mike Palm300000.00
Herman Reich126011.0008.00
Bill Woop100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Al Benton40RR6' 4.0"215Mar 18, 1911Noble, OK, US
Bob Boyd31LL5' 10.0"170Oct 1, 1919Potts Camp, MS, US
Gene Brocker30RR5' 9.0"180Mar 2, 1921Leward, TX, US
Alex Carrasquel38RR6' 1.0"182Jul 24, 1912Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Walt Clough25RR5' 11.0"165Apr 29, 1926Auburn, WA, US
Walker Cress34RR6' 5.0"205Mar 6, 1917Ben Hur, VA, US
Theodore Del Guercio23RR6' 2.0"195Dec 29, 1927Newark, NJ, US
Glenn Elliott31SL5' 10.0"170Nov 11, 1919Sapulpa, OK, US
Dick Faber22LL6' 0.0"175Jul 13, 1928Santa Ana, CA, US
Jesse Flores36RR5' 10.0"175Nov 2, 1914Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
Ken Gables32RR5' 11.0"210Jan 31, 1919Walnut Grove, MO, US
Tom Galli19RR5' 10.0"180Dec 9, 1931Sacramento, CA, US
Bob Gillespie31RR6' 4.0"187Oct 8, 1919Columbus, OH, US
Joe Gordon36RR5' 10.0"180Feb 18, 1915Los Angeles, CA, US
Orval Grove31RR6' 3.0"196Aug 29, 1919Mineral, KS, US
Harry Grubb30LL5' 9.0"170Apr 24, 1921Litchfield, IL, US
Sam Hairston31RR5' 10.0"187Jan 20, 1920Crawford, MS, US
Ralph Hodgin36LR5' 10.0"167Feb 10, 1915Greensboro, NC, US
Sam Kanelos20S5' 10.0"170Oct 15, 1930Sacramento, CA, US
Ken Keltner34RR6' 0.0"190Oct 31, 1916Milwaukee, WI, US
Ed Klieman33RR6' 1.0"190Mar 21, 1918Norwood, OH, US
Al Lakeman32RR6' 2.0"195Dec 31, 1918Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Marty37RR6' 0.0"182Sep 1, 1913Sacramento, CA, US
Johnny Moore21R5' 10.0"172Dec 13, 1929Los Angeles, CA, US
Frank Nelson32RR5' 10.0"175Jul 30, 1918San Pablo, CA, US
Mike Palm26RR6' 3.0"190Feb 13, 1925Boston, MA, US
Jack Pickart20RR6' 2.0"195Jul 25, 1930Sacramento, CA, US
Andy Piesik26L6' 0.0"175Nov 4, 1924Bay City, MI, US
Bill Powell32LR6' 0.0"195May 8, 1919Comer, GA, US
Len Ratto30RR5' 11.0"167Jul 13, 1920Alameda, CA, US
Herman Reich33RL6' 2.0"200Nov 23, 1917Bell, CA, US
Charles Righetti26R6' 1.0"165Mar 4, 1925San Francisco, CA, US
Gene Roenspie21RR6' 0.0"162Jan 2, 1930Sacramento, CA, US
Jerry Scala26LR5' 11.0"178Sep 27, 1924Bayonne, NJ, US
Vinnie Smith35RR6' 1.0"176Dec 7, 1915Richmond, VA, US
Jim Tabor34RR6' 2.0"175Nov 5, 1916New Hope, AL, US
Art Thrasher23R6' 1.0"195Feb 8, 1928Bellflower, CA, US
Fuzz White35LR6' 0.0"175Jun 27, 1916Springfield, MO, US
Bill Woop27LL6' 1.0"210Sep 13, 1923New York, NY, US

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