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1940 Oklahoma City Indians

1940 > Class A-1 > 1940 Texas League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Rogers Hornsby and Jim Keesey
Represented: Oklahoma City, OK
Ballpark: Holland Park (Oklahoma City, OK)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

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 Dewey Adkins 22 12 22 2 1 0 0 .091 .136 3
2 Neal Arlett* 21 8 25 9 1 0 0 .360 .400 10
3 Harry Bassin* 24 100 389 107 24 7 4 .275 .404 157
4 Sheriff Blake# 40 42 64 11 1 0 0 .172 .188 12 Stats for 2 teams
5 Louis Brower 39 16 27 7 1 0 0 .259 .296 8
6 Walter Brown 25 9 14 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Joe Burns 24 24 84 18 4 0 1 .214 .298 25
8 Ted Cieslak 27 123 379 106 18 8 11 .280 .456 173
9 Ed Coleman* 38 22 72 15 4 0 0 .208 .264 19
10 Merle Coleman* 23 6 8 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 2
11 Fred Collins* 24 36 96 29 8 2 1 .302 .458 44
12 Tom Corbett* 25 139 434 113 18 9 4 .260 .371 161 Stats for 3 teams
13 Harold Cromer* 22 4 7 1 1 0 0 .143 .286 2
14 George Dickey# 24 113 324 102 20 4 5 .315 .448 145
15 Albert Fisher 28 50 103 25 2 2 5 .243 .447 46
16 Charlie Fuchs# 26 48 82 15 1 1 0 .183 .220 18 Stats for 2 teams
17 Joe Gedzius 24 34 117 27 6 0 3 .231 .359 42
18 Goodson? -- 1 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
19 Orval Grove 20 24 48 3 0 0 0 .063 .063 3
20 Jim Hegan 19 44 138 39 7 3 2 .283 .420 58
21 Rogers Hornsby 44 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
22 Dixie Howell 27 143 461 105 20 1 2 .228 .289 133
23 Pinky Jorgensen 25 140 464 114 19 4 23 .246 .453 210 Stats for 2 teams
24 Jim Keesey 37 42 116 38 8 2 2 .328 .483 56
25 Don Kolloway 21 127 520 146 25 6 9 .281 .404 210
26 John Larrieu 19 5 14 3 0 0 1 .214 .429 6
27 Dale Livingston 25 13 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Charles Marleau 30 22 19 7 0 0 0 .368 .368 7
29 Milton McDougal 28 99 245 60 17 2 1 .245 .343 84 Stats for 2 teams
30 Lewis McLendon 25 29 37 9 1 0 0 .243 .270 10
31 George Milstead* 37 5 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
32 Bob Mitchell 20 5 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Robert Moers? -- 2 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
34 Orville Nesselrode 24 16 64 17 3 1 0 .266 .344 22
35 James Nicholson 23 21 63 11 0 1 0 .175 .206 13 Stats for 2 teams
36 Otho Nitcholas 31 36 74 21 4 0 0 .284 .338 25 Stats for 2 teams
37 Donald Prather 23 46 168 40 9 4 0 .238 .339 57
38 Paul Pride 20 1 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
39 Bill Prince 31 20 24 2 0 0 0 .083 .083 2
40 Tony Rensa 38 5 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1
41 Virgil Richardson# 20 1 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
42 Stan Schino 31 57 189 39 10 2 5 .206 .360 68 Stats for 2 teams
43 Kola Sharpe 34 9 13 4 1 0 0 .308 .385 5
44 Steve Shemo 25 7 22 2 0 0 0 .091 .091 2
45 Dave Short* 23 160 616 179 39 12 5 .291 .417 257
46 Eddie Silber 26 85 308 82 18 3 9 .266 .432 133 Stats for 2 teams
47 Cecil Smyly* 21 18 24 5 2 1 0 .208 .375 9
48 Benjamin SoRelle 25 18 25 2 0 0 0 .080 .080 2 Stats for 2 teams
49 Irv Stein 29 51 50 9 0 0 0 .180 .180 9
50 Thurman Tucker* 22 40 144 37 6 2 0 .257 .326 47
51 Gilbert Turner 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
52 Elmer Weingartner 21 11 29 3 0 1 0 .103 .172 5
53 Eddie Yount 24 23 66 13 2 1 0 .197 .258 17
53 Players 25.5
* - 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 Dewey Adkins 22 7 1 .875 2.80 12 74.0 48 24 23 28 1.027 5.8 3.4
2 Sheriff Blake 40 10 12 .455 3.28 42 192.0 201 100 70 48 1.297 9.4 2.2 Stats for 2 teams
3 Walter Brown 25 1 3 .250 4.62 9 37.0 32 21 19 23 1.486 7.8 5.6
4 Merle Coleman 23 1 2 .333 4.50 6 26.0 34 16 13 13 1.808 11.8 4.5
5 Albert Fisher? 28 10 9 .526 3.67 27 169.0 168 72 69 28 1.160 8.9 1.5
6 Charlie Fuchs 26 19 13 .594 3.50 48 257.0 239 120 100 105 1.339 8.4 3.7 Stats for 2 teams
7 Stan Goletz* 22 0 1 .000 2 9.0 16 1 1.889 16.0 1.0
8 Orval Grove 20 10 9 .526 2.88 24 156.0 141 63 50 52 1.237 8.1 3.0
9 Dale Livingston 25 0 0 5.00 12 18.0 19 12 10 12 1.722 9.5 6.0
10 Charles Marleau 30 5 1 .833 3.81 22 59.0 65 32 25 9 1.254 9.9 1.4
11 Ralph Marshall 24 0 0 3 3.0 9 4 4.333 27.0 12.0
12 Lewis McLendon 25 4 9 .308 3.91 29 129.0 156 85 56 40 1.519 10.9 2.8
13 George Milstead* 37 1 1 .500 9.00 5 8.0 14 10 8 2 2.000 15.8 2.2 Stats for 2 teams
14 Otho Nitcholas 31 13 10 .565 3.17 35 193.0 214 91 68 18 1.202 10.0 0.8 Stats for 2 teams
15 Red Phillips 31 0 0 4 5.0 12 1 2.600 21.6 1.8
16 Bill Prince 31 3 6 .333 6.72 20 83.0 117 69 62 27 1.735 12.7 2.9
17 Kola Sharpe 34 2 1 .667 6.55 9 33.0 54 26 24 4 1.758 14.7 1.1
18 Benjamin SoRelle 25 5 8 .385 2.79 18 87.0 82 46 27 27 1.253 8.5 2.8 Stats for 2 teams
19 Irv Stein 29 11 15 .423 3.84 51 199.0 209 160 85 43 1.266 9.5 1.9
20 Lefty Wilkie* 25 0 1 .000 4 10.0 18 5 2.300 16.2 4.5
20 Players 28.6
* - 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
George Dickey 97 406 60 11 .977 4.80
Milton McDougal 71 299 35 12 .965 4.70 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Hegan 34 161 15 3 .983 5.18

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Bassin 99 933 37 13 .987 9.80
Fred Collins 36 285 17 1 .997 8.39
Jim Keesey 32 251 6 2 .992 8.03

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Kolloway 126 332 403 25 .967 5.83
Joe Gedzius 31 70 112 12 .938 5.87

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Cieslak 100 68 192 29 .900 2.60
Donald Prather 34 23 61 5 .944 2.47
Joe Burns 21 19 38 5 .919 2.71
James Nicholson 21 21 51 6 .923 3.43 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dixie Howell 141 238 430 44 .938 4.74

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Short 160 350 15 18 .953 2.28
Tom Corbett 127 214 13 1 .996 1.79 Stats for 3 teams
Pinky Jorgensen 126 252 20 7 .975 2.16 Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Silber 72 219 11 3 .987 3.19 Stats for 2 teams
Stan Schino 50 83 9 4 .958 1.84 Stats for 2 teams
Thurman Tucker 39 61 2 2 .969 1.62
Ed Coleman 20 23 1 1 .960 1.20
Orville Nesselrode 16 28 5 4 .892 2.06
Eddie Yount 12 13 1 0 1.000 1.17

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Irv Stein 51 0.00
Charlie Fuchs 48 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Sheriff Blake 42 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Otho Nitcholas 35 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Lewis McLendon 29 0.00
Albert Fisher 27 0.00
Orval Grove 24 0.00
Charles Marleau 22 0.00
Bill Prince 20 0.00
Benjamin SoRelle 18 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Dewey Adkins 12 0.00
Dale Livingston 12 0.00
Walter Brown 9 0.00
Kola Sharpe 9 0.00
Merle Coleman 6 0.00
George Milstead 5 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Red Phillips 4 0.00
Lefty Wilkie 4 0.00
Ralph Marshall 3 0.00
Stan Goletz 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dewey Adkins 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 May 11, 1918 Norcatur, KS, US
Neal Arlett 21 L R 6' 0.0" 160 Mar 17, 1919 CA, US
Harry Bassin 24 L 6' 1.0" 175 1916
Sheriff Blake 40 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 17, 1899 Ansted, WV, US
Louis Brower 39 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Jul 1, 1900 Cleveland, OH, US
Walter Brown 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 23, 1915 Jamestown, NY, US
Joe Burns 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 17, 1916 Bryn Mawr, PA, US
Ted Cieslak 27 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 22, 1912 Milwaukee, WI, US
Ed Coleman 38 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 1, 1901 Canby, OR, US
Merle Coleman 23 L R 6' 4.0" 1917
Fred Collins 24 L L 6' 1.0" 170 1916
Tom Corbett 25 L R 5' 11.0" 184 Apr 29, 1915 Winona, MN, US
Harold Cromer 22 L 5' 10.0" 185 1918
George Dickey 24 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 10, 1915 Kensett, AR, US
Albert Fisher 28 R 6' 3.0" 205 1912
Charlie Fuchs 26 S R 5' 8.0" 168 Nov 18, 1913 Union City, NJ, US
Joe Gedzius 24 R 5' 10.0" 170 1916 Dunn, NC, US
Stan Goletz 22 L L 6' 3.0" 200 May 21, 1918 Crescent, OH, US
Goodson -- Unknown
Orval Grove 20 R R 6' 3.0" 196 Aug 29, 1919 Mineral, KS, US
Jim Hegan 19 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 3, 1920 Lynn, MA, US
Rogers Hornsby 44 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 27, 1896 Winters, TX, US
Dixie Howell 27 R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 24, 1912 Hartford, AL, US
Pinky Jorgensen 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 21, 1914 Laton, CA, US
Jim Keesey 37 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 27, 1902 Perryville, MO, US
Don Kolloway 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 4, 1918 Posen, IL, US
John Larrieu 19 R 6' 0.0" 175 1921
Dale Livingston 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1915
Charles Marleau 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 25, 1910 Toledo, OH, US
Ralph Marshall 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1916 Dallas, TX, US
Milton McDougal 28 R 5' 11.0" 180 1912
Lewis McLendon 25 R R 6' 1.0" 158 1915
George Milstead 37 L L 5' 10.0" 144 Jun 26, 1903 Cleburne, TX, US
Bob Mitchell 20 R R 6' 3.0" 180 1920
Robert Moers -- Unknown
Orville Nesselrode 24 R 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 30, 1915 Parkersburg, WV, US
James Nicholson 23 R 6' 0.0" 187 1917
Otho Nitcholas 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 13, 1908 McKinney, TX, US
Red Phillips 31 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 3, 1908 Pauls Valley, OK, US
Donald Prather 23 R 5' 8.0" 145 1917
Paul Pride 20 R 5' 11.0" 178 1920
Bill Prince 31 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 8, 1909 Chicago, IL, US
Tony Rensa 38 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 29, 1901 Parsons, PA, US
Virgil Richardson 20 S 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 25, 1919
Stan Schino 31 R 5' 10.0" 178 Feb 22, 1909 Oakland, CA, US
Kola Sharpe 34 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1906
Steve Shemo 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 9, 1915 Swoyersville, PA, US
Dave Short 23 L R 5' 11.0" 162 May 11, 1917 Magnolia, AR, US
Eddie Silber 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 6, 1914 Philadelphia, PA, US
Cecil Smyly 21 L 5' 8.0" 168 1919
Benjamin SoRelle 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 8, 1914 San Marcos, TX, US
Irv Stein 29 R R 6' 2.0" 170 May 21, 1911 Madisonville, LA, US
Thurman Tucker 22 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 26, 1917 Gordon, TX, US
Gilbert Turner 22 R 5' 9.0" 175 1918
Elmer Weingartner 21 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Aug 13, 1918 Cleveland, OH, US
Lefty Wilkie 25 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 30, 1914 Zealandia, SK, CA
Eddie Yount 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 19, 1915 Newton, NC, US

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