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1950 Waco Pirates

1950 > Class B > 1950 Big State League
Overall: 72-76
Scored 813 runs, Allowed 827 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-75

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Buddy Hancken
Represented: Waco, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

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 Philip Alotta 23 49 153 40 7 0 3 .261 .366 56 Stats for 2 teams
2 John Baas* 22 117 465 158 24 14 3 .340 .471 219
3 Frederick Barlow 21 15 42 6 0 0 0 .143 .143 6
4 Hal Bevan 19 58 224 88 18 0 2 .393 .500 112
5 Ronald Boone 20 12 27 6 1 1 0 .222 .333 9
6 Harold Breeding 23 13 21 2 1 0 0 .095 .143 3
7 Walter Bremer 23 29 95 25 9 2 4 .263 .526 50
8 Jack Bumgarner 23 52 67 14 4 0 0 .209 .269 18
9 Eugene Bussman 23 45 81 16 4 0 0 .198 .247 20
10 James Cain 25 14 13 3 0 0 0 .231 .231 3 Stats for 2 teams
11 Irving Carlson 24 148 583 168 39 3 15 .288 .443 258
12 Kenneth Clary 22 35 25 4 2 0 0 .160 .240 6
13 Dick Drilling 20 27 36 4 0 0 0 .111 .111 4
14 Delton Dunnack 25 58 203 56 12 1 0 .276 .345 70
15 David Elliott 21 11 15 5 2 0 0 .333 .467 7
16 Bob Friend 19 30 73 10 2 0 0 .137 .164 12
17 Sug Haines 23 59 225 70 8 2 3 .311 .404 91
18 Buddy Hancken 35 51 121 33 6 1 0 .273 .339 41
19 John Higgins 23 14 25 5 2 0 0 .200 .280 7
20 Donald Hinchberger 23 16 57 13 3 0 2 .228 .386 22
21 Troy Mitchell 27 56 209 70 10 3 3 .335 .455 95
22 John Moore 23 110 339 90 14 1 7 .265 .375 127
23 Norman Morton 23 39 76 20 2 0 1 .263 .329 25
24 John Paszek 22 62 215 63 12 1 6 .293 .442 95
25 John Powers* 20 144 541 168 24 6 39 .311 .593 321
26 Dick Smith 22 29 87 21 1 0 2 .241 .322 28
27 George Sopko 24 136 538 164 25 1 3 .305 .372 200
28 Joseph Stelmack 22 20 34 8 1 0 2 .235 .441 15
29 Richard Stingley 19 25 67 10 2 0 0 .149 .179 12
30 Thomas Vangelas* 23 130 482 137 21 1 26 .284 .494 238
31 Ralph Woolford 21 19 26 1 0 0 0 .038 .038 1
31 Players 22.9 148 5737 5146 813 1472 254 35 122 725 66 544 754 .286 .354 .420 .774 2162 47
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 Harold Breeding 23 3 3 .500 6.19 13 48.0 52 38 33 43 1.979 9.8 8.1
2 Jack Bumgarner 23 11 5 .688 4.90 45 136.0 148 92 74 80 1.676 9.8 5.3
3 Eugene Bussman 23 8 10 .444 4.85 32 165.0 204 101 89 79 1.715 11.1 4.3
4 James Cain? 25 13 Stats for 2 teams
5 Kenneth Clary 22 4 7 .364 5.31 35 83.0 89 56 49 61 1.807 9.7 6.6
6 Dick Drilling 20 4 10 .286 6.37 26 106.0 129 89 75 53 1.717 11.0 4.5
7 David Elliott* 21 11
8 Bob Friend 19 12 9 .571 3.08 29 190.0 173 95 65 91 1.389 8.2 4.3
9 John Higgins* 23 3 5 .375 5.40 14 70.0 90 54 42 21 1.586 11.6 2.7
10 Norman Morton 23 12 12 .500 4.28 36 200.0 202 105 95 68 1.350 9.1 3.1
11 Joseph Stelmack 22 4 2 .667 5.43 12 63.0 84 40 38 25 1.730 12.0 3.6
12 Ralph Woolford* 21 5 5 .500 5.00 18 72.0 70 51 40 55 1.736 8.8 6.9
12 Players 22.0 72 76 .486 148 148 827

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Bumgarner 45 0.00
Norman Morton 36 0.00
Kenneth Clary 35 0.00
Eugene Bussman 32 0.00
Bob Friend 29 0.00
Dick Drilling 26 0.00
Ralph Woolford 18 0.00
John Higgins 14 0.00
Harold Breeding 13 0.00
James Cain 13 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Joseph Stelmack 12 0.00
David Elliott 11 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Philip Alotta 23 R 6' 0.0" 180 1927
John Baas 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 1928
Frederick Barlow 21 R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 26, 1928 Trenton, NJ, US
Hal Bevan 19 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Nov 15, 1930 New Orleans, LA, US
Ronald Boone 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 11, 1930 Houston, TX, US
Harold Breeding 23 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Aug 10, 1926
Walter Bremer 23 R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 21, 1927 Rockford, IL, US
Jack Bumgarner 23 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Sep 19, 1926 Norman, OK, US
Eugene Bussman 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1927
James Cain 25 R 6' 0.0" 172 1925
Irving Carlson 24 R 5' 10.0" 175 1926
Kenneth Clary 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1928
Dick Drilling 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 23, 1929 Fonda, IA, US
Delton Dunnack 25 R 5' 11.0" 165 1925
David Elliott 21 R L 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 31, 1928 St. Bernice, IN, US
Bob Friend 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 24, 1930 Lafayette, IN, US
Sug Haines 23 R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 3, 1926 Columbus, OH, US
Buddy Hancken 35 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 30, 1914 Birmingham, AL, US
John Higgins 23 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 23, 1926 Cranston, RI, US
Donald Hinchberger 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 26, 1927 Long Beach, CA, US
Troy Mitchell 27 R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 2, 1923
John Moore 23 R 5' 10.0" 180 1927
Norman Morton 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1927
John Paszek 22 R 6' 1.0" 180 1928
John Powers 20 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 8, 1929 Birmingham, AL, US
Dick Smith 22 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Jul 21, 1927 Blandburg, PA, US
George Sopko 24 R 5' 8.0" 160 1926
Joseph Stelmack 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1928
Richard Stingley 19 R 5' 11.0" 180 1931
Thomas Vangelas 23 L 6' 0.0" 190 1927
Ralph Woolford 21 R L 6' 1.0" 165 1929

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