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1950 Bluefield Blue-Grays

1950 > Class D > 1950 Appalachian League
Overall: 80-40
Scored 838 runs, Allowed 576 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-40

Affiliation: Boston Braves-NL
Manager: Bill Adair
Represented: Bluefield, WV
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

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 Bill Adair 37 45 146 50 10 2 6 .342 .562 82
2 Donald Baity 20 116 393 89 18 0 9 .226 .341 134
3 Bob Bowman 39 15 30 6 0 0 0 .200 .200 6
4 Donald Buchanan 20 34 49 6 0 1 0 .122 .163 8
5 Oland Canterna 22 90 329 109 20 7 10 .331 .526 173
6 Donald Cross* 18 45 182 53 11 2 5 .291 .456 83
7 Walter Cusack 20 16 48 15 4 0 2 .313 .521 25
8 Robert Fruciano* 20 12 43 9 2 2 1 .209 .419 18
9 William Geier 21 40 163 49 17 1 3 .301 .472 77
10 John Hayes 18 20 67 14 4 0 4 .209 .448 30
11 Donald Hazelton* 21 17 63 21 3 1 0 .333 .413 26
12 Clarence Hrabos 21 11 44 7 1 0 0 .159 .182 8
13 Carl Hrovatic 19 86 281 76 15 4 8 .270 .438 123
14 Dick Kelly 22 38 80 7 1 0 0 .088 .100 8
15 Joseph Lebida 22 118 450 142 26 7 15 .316 .504 227
16 Herman Niehaus 21 82 303 83 18 3 25 .274 .601 182
17 Julio Palazzini* 19 61 230 81 9 3 2 .352 .443 102
18 Guido Pelosi 22 63 218 71 15 6 9 .326 .573 125
19 Billy Queen 21 118 447 159 39 5 21 .356 .606 271
20 James Rudolph 21 12 20 3 0 0 0 .150 .150 3
21 William Taft 22 15 26 11 3 1 2 .423 .846 22
22 Joseph Tamaska 22 58 176 56 10 2 3 .318 .449 79
23 Luther Tucker* 22 20 49 14 3 1 0 .286 .388 19
24 Fred Wagner# 21 14 15 3 1 1 0 .200 .400 6 Stats for 2 teams
25 Sylvester Williams? -- 15 50 15 5 1 1 .300 .500 25
25 Players 21.5 118 4697 4009 838 1169 234 50 126 743 105 624 662 .292 .387 .469 .856 1881 64
* - 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 Bob Bowman 39 8 1 .889 2.78 15 97.0 96 40 30 37 1.371 8.9 3.4
2 Donald Buchanan 20 14 9 .609 3.79 33 171.0 156 82 72 78 1.368 8.2 4.1
3 Carl Hrovatic 19 5 1 .833 4.40 9 47.0 44 26 23 81 2.660 8.4 15.5
4 Dick Kelly* 22 21 7 .750 2.85 38 215.0 193 86 68 93 1.330 8.1 3.9
5 James Rudolph 21 4 1 .800 4.58 12 57.0 53 38 29 43 1.684 8.4 6.8
6 William Taft 22 6 1 .857 2.70 12 60.0 54 25 18 36 1.500 8.1 5.4
7 Joseph Tamaska* 22 11 5 .688 3.40 27 172.0 175 95 65 76 1.459 9.2 4.0
8 Fred Wagner* 21 13 Stats for 2 teams
8 Players 22.9 80 40 .667 118 118 576
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Kelly 38 0.00
Donald Buchanan 33 0.00
Bob Bowman 15 0.00
Fred Wagner 13 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
James Rudolph 12 0.00
William Taft 12 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Adair 37 R R 6' 0.0" 168 Feb 10, 1913 Mobile, AL, US
Donald Baity 20 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 8, 1929 Thomasville, NC, US
Bob Bowman 39 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 3, 1910 Keystone, WV, US
Donald Buchanan 20 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 21, 1929 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Oland Canterna 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 29, 1927 Freeport, PA, US
Roger Craver 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
Donald Cross 18 L R 6' 1.0" 180 1932
Walter Cusack 20 R R 5' 8.0" 185 Jan 29, 1930 Jamaica, NY, US
Robert Fruciano 20 L R 5' 7.0" 147 Oct 24, 1929 Syracuse, NY, US
William Geier 21 R 5' 10.0" 160 1929
John Hayes 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 4, 1931 Columbus, OH, US
Donald Hazelton 21 L L 6' 4.0" 179 Sep 10, 1928 Homesdale, PA, US
Clarence Hrabos 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 13, 1929 Tarentum, PA, US
Carl Hrovatic 19 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 26, 1930 Salem, OH, US
Dick Kelly 22 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 7, 1927 Quincy, MA, US
Joseph Lebida 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Apr 5, 1928 Dickson, PA, US
Herman Niehaus 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jan 4, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Julio Palazzini 19 L R 5' 9.0" 168 Jun 7, 1931 Canaan, CT, US
Guido Pelosi 22 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jan 1, 1928 Cudahy, WI, US
Billy Queen 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 28, 1928 Gastonia, NC, US
Gordon Roach 20 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Jul 22, 1929 Goodwood, ON, CA
James Rudolph 21 R R 6' 1.0" 133 1929
Eddie Stephens 18 L Oct 21, 1931 Cleveland, OK, US
William Taft 22 R R 6' 2.0" 182 Aug 18, 1927
Joseph Tamaska 22 R L 6' 2.0" 190 1928
Luther Tucker 22 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 16, 1927 Mason, WV, US
Fred Wagner 21 S L 6' 2.0" 167 Apr 12, 1929 Zanesville, OH, US
Sylvester Williams -- Unknown

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