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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
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 Al Benton 40 43 38 32 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 .063 .091 .063 .153 2 0 5 Stats for 2 teams
2 Bob Boyd* 31 145 602 555 82 190 32 11 5 64 41 43 27 .342 .393 .467 .859 259 3 1
3 Gene Brocker 30 14 38 35 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .171 .216 .171 .388 6 0 1
4 Walt Clough 25 37 71 61 7 8 1 0 0 6 0 7 24 .131 .221 .148 .368 9 0 3
5 Walker Cress 34 7 15 13 2 5 1 0 0 5 0 1 4 .385 .429 .462 .890 6 0 1
6 Theodore Del Guercio 23 26 40 34 5 7 1 0 0 0 0 3 9 .206 .308 .235 .543 8 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
7 Glenn Elliott# 31 33 95 83 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 6 34 .096 .157 .096 .254 8 0 6
8 Dick Faber* 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
9 Jesse Flores 36 34 10 9 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 1
10 Ken Gables 32 32 85 77 3 14 3 0 1 6 0 1 24 .182 .192 .260 .452 20 0 7
11 Bob Gillespie 31 37 65 58 4 5 1 0 0 1 0 3 23 .086 .131 .103 .235 6 0 4
12 Joe Gordon 36 148 568 485 97 145 24 3 43 136 2 78 39 .299 .399 .627 1.026 304 3 2
13 Orval Grove 31 32 49 42 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 3 16 .119 .178 .143 .321 6 0 4
14 Harry Grubb* 30 33 13 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .091 .167 .091 .258 1 0 1
15 Sam Hairston 31 68 209 190 15 48 14 1 0 18 3 18 15 .253 .321 .337 .657 64 1 0
16 Ralph Hodgin* 36 136 514 462 55 136 26 0 5 58 7 45 22 .294 .362 .383 .745 177 4 3
17 Sam Kanelos# 20 32 111 105 6 17 2 1 1 8 1 4 28 .162 .193 .229 .421 24 0 2
18 Ken Keltner 34 101 388 325 36 81 16 0 6 41 1 59 33 .249 .365 .354 .718 115 0 4
19 Ed Klieman 33 32 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 2 0 1
20 Al Lakeman 32 60 187 163 10 37 5 2 2 19 0 22 33 .227 .323 .319 .642 52 1 1
21 Joe Marty 37 111 409 370 46 106 24 1 12 81 2 36 35 .286 .355 .454 .809 168 3 0
22 Johnny Moore 21 4 19 17 6 7 1 0 1 5 1 2 5 .412 .474 .647 1.121 11 0 0
23 Frank Nelson 32 47 29 25 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 .200 .231 .200 .431 5 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
24 Mike Palm 26 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
25 Jack Pickart 20 8 15 14 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .214 .214 .214 .429 3 0 1
26 Bill Powell* 32 8 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0
27 Len Ratto 30 138 516 423 45 89 7 2 1 30 3 81 45 .210 .339 .243 .582 103 1 11
28 Herman Reich 33 134 427 388 58 96 9 1 9 49 3 32 27 .247 .310 .345 .655 134 3 4
29 Charles Righetti 26 122 415 352 48 71 14 0 3 27 0 54 56 .202 .311 .267 .578 94 2 7
30 Gene Roenspie 21 5 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0
31 Jerry Scala* 26 124 471 418 62 113 17 6 2 33 8 50 27 .270 .348 .354 .702 148 0 3
32 Vinnie Smith 35 84 233 216 12 58 4 2 1 18 1 15 39 .269 .316 .319 .635 69 0 2
33 Jim Tabor 34 112 386 366 39 110 19 1 7 57 1 18 26 .301 .333 .415 .749 152 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
34 Art Thrasher 23 17 39 36 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 .083 .154 .083 .237 3 0 0
35 Fuzz White* 35 150 620 573 84 152 21 5 0 30 7 41 26 .265 .314 .319 .634 183 0 6
35 Players 32.1 168 6315 5595 714 1437 233 36 96 662 80 617 617 .257 .333 .363 .696 2030 21 82
* - 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 Al Benton 40 5 7 .417 4.02 43 2 0 130.0 142 68 58 43 48 1 4 3 1.423 9.8 3.0 3.3 1.12 Stats for 2 teams
2 Alex Carrasquel 38 1 1 .500 5.79 10 0 0 0 14.0 19 10 9 9 5 0 0 0 2.000 12.2 5.8 3.2 0.56
3 Walt Clough 25 11 11 .500 3.82 31 25 8 1 191.0 196 98 81 62 58 6 0 5 1.351 9.2 2.9 2.7 0.94
4 Walker Cress 34 2 3 .400 5.59 7 6 1 0 37.0 43 25 23 28 17 3 1 0 1.919 10.5 6.8 4.1 0.61
5 Glenn Elliott* 31 15 14 .517 3.10 33 31 17 3 244.0 251 109 84 69 101 4 1 5 1.311 9.3 2.5 3.7 1.46
6 Jesse Flores 36 4 7 .364 4.02 34 3 1 0 65.0 63 34 29 27 32 1 0 1 1.385 8.7 3.7 4.4 1.19
7 Ken Gables 32 11 13 .458 3.53 32 30 18 2 237.0 229 104 93 75 101 3 2 5 1.283 8.7 2.8 3.8 1.35
8 Bob Gillespie 31 9 11 .450 4.24 37 24 8 1 172.0 175 104 81 75 101 3 1 4 1.453 9.2 3.9 5.3 1.35
9 Orval Grove 31 8 9 .471 4.42 32 20 6 0 159.0 178 86 78 82 76 1 0 11 1.635 10.1 4.6 4.3 0.93
10 Harry Grubb* 30 2 6 .250 5.24 33 5 0 0 67.0 79 48 39 41 18 1 3 4 1.791 10.6 5.5 2.4 0.44
11 Ed Klieman 33 3 3 .500 5.73 32 0 0 0 44.0 47 34 28 23 10 1 2 1 1.591 9.6 4.7 2.0 0.43
12 Frank Nelson 32 4 6 .400 3.63 43 2 119.0 105 52 48 58 44 2 2 2 1.370 7.9 4.4 3.3 0.76 Stats for 2 teams
13 Mike Palm 26 0 1 .000 9.00 3 1 0 0 5.0 8 7 5 5 2 0 1 0 2.600 14.4 9.0 3.6 0.40
14 Jack Pickart 20 3 2 .600 3.92 8 7 2 2 39.0 30 26 17 27 18 2 0 2 1.462 6.9 6.2 4.2 0.67
15 Bill Powell 32 0 1 .000 7.00 5 1 0 0 9.0 6 8 7 13 6 1 0 1 2.111 6.0 13.0 6.0 0.46
16 Herman Reich* 33 1 0 1.000 2.57 1 1 1 0 7.0 5 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0.857 6.4 1.3 2.6 2.00
17 Gene Roenspie 21 1 0 1.000 2.25 5 0 0 0 8.0 5 2 2 3 7 0 0 0 1.000 5.6 3.4 7.9 2.33
18 Bill Woop* 27 0 0 27.00 1 1 0 0 1.0 0 3 3 5 1 0 0 0 5.000 0.0 45.0 9.0 0.20
18 Players 31.4 75 92 .449 168 168 783
* - 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
Vinnie Smith 68 230 26 9 3 .966 3.76 6
Al Lakeman 51 165 27 4 4 .980 3.76 0
Sam Hairston 50 193 34 7 7 .970 4.54 6
Art Thrasher 11 36 3 1 1 .975 3.55 3
Gene Brocker 10 41 2 0 0 1.000 4.30 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Boyd 136 1311 88 18 117 .987 10.29
Herman Reich 35 323 27 0 37 1.000 10.00
Jim Tabor 35 284 17 6 25 .980 8.60 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Gordon 128 321 355 20 94 .971 5.28
Sam Kanelos 25 56 73 7 17 .949 5.16
Charles Righetti 16 43 42 3 10 .966 5.31
Ralph Hodgin 6 4 5 0 2 1.000 1.50
Len Ratto 4 12 11 0 3 1.000 5.75

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Keltner 96 82 195 12 9 .958 2.89
Charles Righetti 55 48 122 12 9 .934 3.09
Sam Kanelos 8 5 14 3 2 .864 2.38
Ralph Hodgin 5 2 3 1 0 .833 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Len Ratto 124 253 351 26 73 .959 4.87
Charles Righetti 49 79 143 19 36 .921 4.53
Joe Gordon 15 28 35 4 11 .940 4.20
Vinnie Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fuzz White 131 290 6 7 1 .977 2.26
Ralph Hodgin 116 194 14 4 1 .981 1.79
Jerry Scala 107 263 4 5 0 .982 2.50
Joe Marty 97 138 7 6 2 .960 1.49
Herman Reich 63 135 5 0 3 1.000 2.22
Johnny Moore 4 13 0 0 0 1.000 3.25
Art Thrasher 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Benton 43 10 19 2 3 .935 0.67 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Nelson 43 8 31 0 4 1.000 0.91 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Gillespie 37 5 36 3 1 .932 1.11
Jesse Flores 34 5 13 1 0 .947 0.53
Glenn Elliott 33 4 41 2 2 .957 1.36
Harry Grubb 33 4 16 2 0 .909 0.61
Ken Gables 32 7 34 2 0 .953 1.28
Orval Grove 32 10 33 1 0 .977 1.34
Ed Klieman 32 2 13 1 1 .938 0.47
Walt Clough 31 9 40 4 2 .925 1.58
Alex Carrasquel 10 0 1 1 0 .500 0.10
Jack Pickart 8 1 5 3 0 .667 0.75
Walker Cress 7 5 7 1 1 .923 1.71
Bill Powell 5 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.60
Gene Roenspie 5 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.20
Mike Palm 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Herman Reich 1 2 6 0 1 1.000 8.00
Bill Woop 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Al Benton 40 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Mar 18, 1911 Noble, OK, US
Bob Boyd 31 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 1, 1919 Potts Camp, MS, US
Gene Brocker 30 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Mar 2, 1921 Leward, TX, US
Alex Carrasquel 38 R R 6' 1.0" 182 Jul 24, 1912 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Walt Clough 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 29, 1926 Auburn, WA, US
Walker Cress 34 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Mar 6, 1917 Ben Hur, VA, US
Theodore Del Guercio 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 29, 1927 Newark, NJ, US
Glenn Elliott 31 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 11, 1919 Sapulpa, OK, US
Dick Faber 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 13, 1928 Santa Ana, CA, US
Jesse Flores 36 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 2, 1914 Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
Ken Gables 32 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Jan 31, 1919 Walnut Grove, MO, US
Tom Galli 19 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 9, 1931 Sacramento, CA, US
Bob Gillespie 31 R R 6' 4.0" 187 Oct 8, 1919 Columbus, OH, US
Joe Gordon 36 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 18, 1915 Los Angeles, CA, US
Orval Grove 31 R R 6' 3.0" 196 Aug 29, 1919 Mineral, KS, US
Harry Grubb 30 L L 5' 9.0" 170 Apr 24, 1921 Litchfield, IL, US
Sam Hairston 31 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Jan 20, 1920 Crawford, MS, US
Ralph Hodgin 36 L R 5' 10.0" 167 Feb 10, 1915 Greensboro, NC, US
Sam Kanelos 20 S 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 15, 1930 Sacramento, CA, US
Ken Keltner 34 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 31, 1916 Milwaukee, WI, US
Ed Klieman 33 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 21, 1918 Norwood, OH, US
Al Lakeman 32 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 31, 1918 Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Marty 37 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Sep 1, 1913 Sacramento, CA, US
Johnny Moore 21 R 5' 10.0" 172 Dec 13, 1929 Los Angeles, CA, US
Frank Nelson 32 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 30, 1918 San Pablo, CA, US
Mike Palm 26 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 13, 1925 Boston, MA, US
Jack Pickart 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 25, 1930 Sacramento, CA, US
Andy Piesik 26 L 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 4, 1924 Bay City, MI, US
Bill Powell 32 L R 6' 0.0" 195 May 8, 1919 Comer, GA, US
Len Ratto 30 R R 5' 11.0" 167 Jul 13, 1920 Alameda, CA, US
Herman Reich 33 R L 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 23, 1917 Bell, CA, US
Charles Righetti 26 R 6' 1.0" 165 Mar 4, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
Gene Roenspie 21 R R 6' 0.0" 162 Jan 2, 1930 Sacramento, CA, US
Jerry Scala 26 L R 5' 11.0" 178 Sep 27, 1924 Bayonne, NJ, US
Vinnie Smith 35 R R 6' 1.0" 176 Dec 7, 1915 Richmond, VA, US
Jim Tabor 34 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 5, 1916 New Hope, AL, US
Art Thrasher 23 R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 8, 1928 Bellflower, CA, US
Fuzz White 35 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 27, 1916 Springfield, MO, US
Bill Woop 27 L L 6' 1.0" 210 Sep 13, 1923 New York, NY, US

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