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1948 Oakland Oaks

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 114-74
Scored 1012 runs, Allowed 849 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 109-79

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Casey Stengel
Represented: Oakland, CA
Ballpark: Oaks Park (Oakland, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 Vic Buccola* 26 11 4 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1
2 Ralph Buxton 37 34 29 23 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 .217 .250 .261 .511 6 0 5
3 Loyd Christopher 28 124 397 352 56 112 29 2 14 61 3 39 43 .318 .388 .531 .919 187 1 5
4 Merl Combs* 28 175 677 580 91 157 24 4 10 69 11 83 51 .271 .364 .378 .741 219 2 12
5 John Conant* 22 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0
6 Mel Duezabou 29 132 429 389 69 118 24 5 7 52 21 35 41 .303 .364 .445 .809 173 2 3
7 Nick Etten* 34 164 672 578 115 181 27 1 43 155 3 91 47 .313 .407 .587 .994 339 1 2
8 Ed Fernandes# 30 62 127 91 12 27 6 1 1 21 2 34 14 .297 .492 .418 .910 38 1 1
9 Charlie Gassaway* 29 43 75 64 3 10 1 0 0 5 1 4 25 .156 .206 .172 .378 11 0 7
10 Norm Grabar* 21 1 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0
11 Tom Hafey 34 46 68 62 7 18 3 1 1 9 1 3 6 .290 .323 .419 .742 26 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
12 Will Hafey* 27 75 143 131 14 37 7 1 3 34 0 11 13 .282 .338 .420 .758 55 0 1
13 Ray Hamrick 26 101 267 243 30 63 14 1 1 26 2 19 21 .259 .318 .337 .656 82 2 3
14 Damon Hayes* 34 42 55 54 6 12 2 0 0 0 1 1 8 .222 .236 .259 .496 14 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
15 Lloyd Hittle 24 7 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
16 Brooks Holder* 33 148 588 482 99 143 15 3 10 57 11 97 24 .297 .418 .402 .820 194 3 6
17 Earl Jones* 29 39 77 73 10 18 0 0 2 10 0 1 12 .247 .257 .329 .586 24 0 3
18 Bob Klinger 40 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
19 Cookie Lavagetto 35 86 316 286 54 87 16 1 3 38 1 29 18 .304 .368 .399 .767 114 0 1
20 Thornton Lee* 41 7 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0
21 Gene Lillard 34 23 68 59 4 12 5 0 0 7 0 9 13 .203 .309 .288 .597 17 0 0
22 Dario Lodigiani 32 162 640 581 77 176 29 2 7 72 7 48 31 .303 .360 .396 .756 230 4 7
23 Ernie Lombardi 40 102 309 284 25 75 13 0 11 55 1 22 18 .264 .324 .426 .750 121 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
24 Billy Martin 20 132 427 401 60 111 28 2 3 42 7 18 30 .277 .310 .379 .689 152 1 7
25 Allan Maul* 24 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
26 George Metkovich* 27 134 577 500 116 168 23 7 23 88 9 66 54 .336 .418 .548 .966 274 4 7
27 Eddie Murphy 28 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
28 Walt Pocekay* 19 16 54 49 4 5 0 0 2 3 1 5 6 .102 .185 .224 .410 11 0 0
29 Tony Ponce# 26 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
30 Billy Raimondi 35 126 344 302 40 86 17 1 0 31 14 33 23 .285 .359 .348 .707 105 2 7
31 Jack Salveson 34 42 101 96 11 25 5 0 2 10 1 4 9 .260 .290 .375 .665 36 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
32 Ed Samcoff 23 13 34 31 3 6 2 1 0 1 0 3 5 .194 .265 .323 .587 10 0 0
33 Les Scarsella* 34 111 367 329 60 89 17 3 14 72 5 32 31 .271 .341 .468 .809 154 3 3
34 Floyd Speer 35 49 30 21 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 5 .095 .269 .095 .364 2 0 4
35 Jim Tobin 35 10 17 15 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 .133 .235 .133 .369 2 0 0
36 Lou Tost* 37 42 81 78 4 14 0 0 0 0 1 .179 .190 .179 .369 14 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
37 Frenchy Uhalt* 38 25 55 44 7 9 1 0 0 3 0 9 6 .205 .340 .227 .567 10 0 2
38 Maurice Van Robays 33 87 212 192 26 60 13 1 2 25 2 15 14 .313 .362 .422 .784 81 0 5
39 Les Webber 33 32 52 44 5 10 0 1 0 1 0 6 12 .227 .320 .273 .593 12 0 2
40 Lefty Wilkie* 33 42 68 61 5 16 0 1 0 5 0 4 11 .262 .308 .295 .603 18 0 3
40 Players 30.9 188 7154 6303 1012 1805 318 38 155 941 101 721 612 .286 .362 .423 .785 2664 30 100
* - 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 Ralph Buxton 37 13 3 .813 3.19 34 4 1 96.0 78 47 34 29 52 2 0 3 1.115 7.3 2.7 4.9 1.79
2 John Conant 22 1 0 1.000 8.10 2 1 0 10.0 19 9 9 3 0 0 0 0 2.200 17.1 2.7 0.0 0.00
3 Charlie Gassaway* 29 15 8 .652 3.09 43 13 2 198.0 202 81 68 59 68 3 1 3 1.318 9.2 2.7 3.1 1.15
4 Ed Graham 24 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 4.5
5 Tom Hafey 34 7 11 .389 4.62 37 8 1 154.0 171 89 79 56 71 3 0 1 1.474 10.0 3.3 4.1 1.27 Stats for 2 teams
6 Will Hafey 27 13 10 .565 4.48 30 13 1 183.0 182 98 91 102 75 6 0 4 1.552 9.0 5.0 3.7 0.74
7 Damon Hayes 34 6 17 .261 4.32 42 9 2 173.0 176 96 83 75 84 6 0 6 1.451 9.2 3.9 4.4 1.12 Stats for 2 teams
8 Lloyd Hittle* 24 1 2 .333 3.27 7 0 0 22.0 26 16 8 7 6 0 0 0 1.500 10.6 2.9 2.5 0.86
9 Earl Jones* 29 13 6 .684 2.98 39 9 3 196.0 184 76 65 110 82 2 0 6 1.500 8.4 5.1 3.8 0.75
10 Bob Klinger 40 2 4 .333 4.18 16 0 0 28.0 26 19 13 14 11 0 0 2 1.429 8.4 4.5 3.5 0.79
11 Thornton Lee* 41 0 3 .000 10.06 7 0 0 17.0 30 20 19 10 7 1 0 0 2.353 15.9 5.3 3.7 0.70
12 Tony Ponce 26 0 1 .000 9.00 2 0 0 6.0 7 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 1.833 10.5 6.0 0.0 0.00
13 Jack Salveson 34 13 18 .419 4.74 41 15 0 245.0 300 155 129 55 95 2 0 1 1.449 11.0 2.0 3.5 1.73 Stats for 2 teams
14 Floyd Speer 35 12 3 .800 5.17 49 0 0 108.0 128 74 62 42 55 1 0 2 1.574 10.7 3.5 4.6 1.31
15 Jim Tobin 35 2 1 .667 2.25 10 1 0 44.0 41 20 11 10 11 1 0 1 1.159 8.4 2.0 2.2 1.10
16 Lou Tost* 37 12 15 .444 3.70 42 11 1 226.0 236 114 93 68 107 1 0 4 1.345 9.4 2.7 4.3 1.57 Stats for 2 teams
17 Les Webber 33 8 5 .615 5.50 32 5 0 131.0 163 88 80 55 68 4 0 1 1.664 11.2 3.8 4.7 1.24
18 Lefty Wilkie* 33 11 6 .647 3.79 41 7 0 185.0 212 94 78 70 56 3 0 4 1.524 10.3 3.4 2.7 0.80
18 Players 33.2 114 74 .606 188 188 849
* - 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
Billy Raimondi 120 368 43 7 6 .983 3.43 2
Ernie Lombardi 80 267 37 8 7 .974 3.80 2 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Fernandes 47 121 14 2 2 .985 2.87 3
Gene Lillard 20 58 13 2 3 .973 3.55 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nick Etten 162 1368 78 7 125 .995 8.93
Maurice Van Robays 35 229 12 4 17 .984 6.89
Les Scarsella 17 75 6 1 8 .988 4.76

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Martin 124 294 280 19 70 .968 4.63
Dario Lodigiani 78 161 215 7 51 .982 4.82
Ray Hamrick 23 37 21 1 2 .983 2.52

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dario Lodigiani 91 74 193 13 18 .954 2.93
Cookie Lavagetto 73 67 143 14 9 .938 2.88
Merl Combs 40 39 89 10 8 .928 3.20

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Merl Combs 133 226 464 29 77 .960 5.19
Ray Hamrick 71 146 174 17 41 .950 4.51

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brooks Holder 138 233 5 5 1 .979 1.72
George Metkovich 132 361 19 13 3 .967 2.88
Loyd Christopher 120 229 5 3 4 .987 1.95
Mel Duezabou 112 206 11 6 3 .973 1.94
Les Scarsella 75 103 4 2 0 .982 1.43
Frenchy Uhalt 17 22 0 1 0 .957 1.29
Walt Pocekay 15 26 0 0 0 1.000 1.73
Maurice Van Robays 13 19 2 1 0 .955 1.62

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Floyd Speer 49 6 17 2 1 .920 0.47
Charlie Gassaway 43 10 35 7 4 .865 1.05
Damon Hayes 42 9 34 4 0 .915 1.02 Stats for 2 teams
Lou Tost 42 3 42 3 2 .938 1.07 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Salveson 41 15 33 1 3 .980 1.17 Stats for 2 teams
Lefty Wilkie 41 6 40 1 1 .979 1.12
Earl Jones 39 7 18 4 1 .862 0.64
Tom Hafey 37 9 33 3 2 .933 1.14 Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Buxton 34 7 21 1 2 .966 0.82
Les Webber 32 6 19 1 2 .962 0.78
Will Hafey 30 25 44 1 5 .986 2.30
Bob Klinger 16 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.50
Jim Tobin 10 3 8 2 0 .846 1.10
Lloyd Hittle 7 0.00
Thornton Lee 7 0.00
John Conant 2 0.00
Ed Graham 2 0.00
Tony Ponce 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Vic Buccola 26 L L 6' 0.0" 155 Mar 21, 1922 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ralph Buxton 37 R R 5' 11.0" 163 Jun 7, 1911 Weyburn, SK, CA
Loyd Christopher 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 31, 1919 Richmond, CA, US
Merl Combs 28 L R 6' 0.0" 172 Dec 11, 1919 Los Angeles, CA, US
John Conant 22 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 31, 1925 Surgoinsville, TN, US
Mel Duezabou 29 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Jun 9, 1919 Oakland, CA, US
Nick Etten 34 L L 6' 2.0" 198 Sep 19, 1913 Spring Grove, IL, US
Ed Fernandes 30 S R 5' 9.0" 185 Mar 11, 1918 Oakland, CA, US
Charlie Gassaway 29 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 12, 1918 Gassaway, TN, US
Norm Grabar 21 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 22, 1926 Richmond, CA, US
Ed Graham 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 8, 1923 Hayden, AZ, US
Tom Hafey 34 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 12, 1913 Berkeley, CA, US
Will Hafey 27 L R 6' 2.0" 195 May 18, 1921 Berkeley, CA, US
Ray Hamrick 26 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 1, 1921 Nashville, TN, US
Damon Hayes 34 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 12, 1914 Potlatch, ID, US
Lloyd Hittle 24 R L 5' 10.0" 164 Feb 21, 1924 Acampo, CA, US
Brooks Holder 33 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 2, 1914 Rising Star, TX, US
Earl Jones 29 L L 5' 10.0" 190 Jun 11, 1919 Fresno, CA, US
Bob Klinger 40 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 4, 1908 Allenton, MO, US
Cookie Lavagetto 35 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 1, 1912 Oakland, CA, US
Thornton Lee 41 L L 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 13, 1906 Sonoma, CA, US
Gene Lillard 34 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Nov 12, 1913 Santa Barbara, CA, US
Dario Lodigiani 32 R R 5' 8.0" 150 Jun 6, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Ernie Lombardi 40 R R 6' 3.0" 230 Apr 6, 1908 Oakland, CA, US
Billy Martin 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 16, 1928 Berkeley, CA, US
Allan Maul 24 L 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 27, 1923 Seattle, WA, US
Cliff McClain 24 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 3, 1923 Del Rey, CA, US
George Metkovich 27 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 8, 1920 Angel's Camp, CA, US
Eddie Murphy 28 R 5' 8.0" 165 Dec 15, 1919 Roxbury, MA, US
Walt Pocekay 19 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 4, 1929 Richmond, CA, US
Tony Ponce 26 S R 6' 1.0" 205 Aug 12, 1921 Rivera, CA, US
Billy Raimondi 35 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 1, 1912 San Francisco, CA, US
Jack Salveson 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 5, 1914 Fullerton, CA, US
Ed Samcoff 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 1, 1924 Sacramento, CA, US
Les Scarsella 34 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 23, 1913 Santa Cruz, CA, US
Floyd Speer 35 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 27, 1913 Booneville, AR, US
Jim Tobin 35 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 27, 1912 Oakland, CA, US
Lou Tost 37 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 1, 1911 Cumberland, WA, US
Frenchy Uhalt 38 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 27, 1910 Bakersfield, CA, US
Maurice Van Robays 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 15, 1914 Detroit, MI, US
Les Webber 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 6, 1915 Kelseyville, CA, US
Lefty Wilkie 33 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 30, 1914 Zealandia, SK, CA

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