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1950 New Orleans Pelicans

1950 > Class AA > 1950 Southern Association
Overall: 71-79
Scored 728 runs, Allowed 771 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-79

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Hal Luby and Bill Burwell
Represented: New Orleans, LA
Ballpark: Pelican Park (New Orleans, LA)
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 John Baas* 22 3 4 1 0 1 0 .250 .750 3
2 Frank Barrett 36 46 41 8 1 0 0 .195 .220 9
3 Hal Bevan 19 65 232 55 11 1 0 .237 .293 68
4 Mel Brookey 24 26 78 15 2 1 0 .192 .244 19
5 Roy Bueschen* 30 135 430 127 17 7 7 .295 .416 179
6 Bob Chesnes# 29 16 26 5 1 0 0 .192 .231 6
7 Lamar Dorton 21 16 39 10 0 1 0 .256 .308 12
8 Thomas Encinas 26 20 11 2 1 0 0 .182 .273 3
9 Harry Fisher* 24 79 156 66 10 1 7 .423 .635 99
10 Robert Ganss 27 86 280 70 7 3 4 .250 .339 95
11 Gary Gearhart 26 49 146 40 6 5 2 .274 .425 62
12 Charles Glock* 35 56 187 44 10 2 1 .235 .326 61
13 Al Grunwald* 20 99 387 124 20 9 10 .320 .496 192
14 John Hrasch? 21 73 217 48 6 1 0 .221 .258 56
15 Robert Kellogg* 27 85 305 88 9 6 4 .289 .397 121
16 Bill Kennedy* 31 25 64 13 0 3 1 .203 .344 22
17 Dick Lajeskie 24 28 93 21 3 1 2 .226 .344 32
18 William LaThorpe* 21 11 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Vern Law 20 14 35 8 1 0 0 .229 .257 9
20 Rolland Leveille 22 26 75 22 2 0 0 .293 .320 24
21 Clyde McAllister 26 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Jack Merson 28 153 573 166 33 4 8 .290 .403 231
23 Stan Milankovich 26 35 56 15 4 1 0 .268 .375 21
24 James Mims 23 22 36 6 1 0 0 .167 .194 7
25 Troy Mitchell 27 12 25 6 0 0 0 .240 .240 6
26 Pete Modica 26 22 39 4 0 0 0 .103 .103 4 Stats for 2 teams
27 Paul Pettit* 18 21 33 11 2 2 0 .333 .515 17
28 Bob Purkey 20 33 66 12 2 0 1 .182 .258 17
29 Frank Thomas 21 47 148 39 6 1 3 .264 .378 56
30 Earl Turner 27 17 51 13 1 0 2 .255 .392 20
31 Dixie Upright* 24 106 381 115 23 7 8 .302 .462 176
32 Leo Wells 32 57 180 39 6 1 2 .217 .294 53
33 Stan Wentzel 33 151 538 169 34 6 14 .314 .478 257
34 Walter Wherry 23 58 158 41 6 1 3 .259 .367 58
34 Players 26.3 153 5745 5103 728 1407 233 65 80 661 38 566 725 .276 .348 .394 .742 2010 76
* - 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 Frank Barrett 36 11 7 .611 3.38 46 144.0 143 69 54 53 1.361 8.9 3.3
2 Bob Chesnes 29 2 2 .500 4.50 8 46.0 52 31 23 21 1.587 10.2 4.1
3 Preston Elkins 27 1 1 .500 6 23.0 27 13 1.739 10.6 5.1
4 Thomas Encinas 26 2 3 .400 5.87 19 46.0 54 35 30 30 1.826 10.6 5.9
5 Harry Fisher 24 5 8 .385 6.13 23 113.0 111 82 77 79 1.681 8.8 6.3
6 Bill Kennedy* 31 10 5 .667 3.13 24 167.0 169 74 58 42 1.263 9.1 2.3
7 Nellie King 22 0 0 3.38 3 8.0 11 5 3 2 1.625 12.4 2.2
8 Paul LaPalme* 26 4 2 .667 2.47 9 62.0 54 19 17 12 1.065 7.8 1.7
9 William LaThorpe* 21 1 5 .167 11 29.0 35 21 1.931 10.9 6.5
10 Vern Law 20 6 4 .600 2.67 12 81.0 79 32 24 40 1.469 8.8 4.4
11 James Lawler 19 0 0 3 5.0
12 Robert Masters 24 1 2 .333 8 21.0 30 12 2.000 12.9 5.1
13 Stan Milankovich 26 9 14 .391 4.90 35 167.0 197 115 91 81 1.665 10.6 4.4
14 James Mims 23 5 7 .417 5.12 21 102.0 120 64 58 42 1.588 10.6 3.7
15 Pete Modica 26 8 6 .571 5.05 21 114.0 141 68 64 51 1.684 11.1 4.0 Stats for 2 teams
16 Paul Pettit* 18 2 7 .222 5.17 19 94.0 73 62 54 76 1.585 7.0 7.3
17 Bob Purkey 20 12 12 .500 4.78 32 196.0 218 116 104 114 1.694 10.0 5.2
18 Len Yochim* 21 0 0 1 1.0 3 0 3.000 27.0 0.0
18 Players 25.9 71 79 .473 153 153 771
* - 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
Frank Barrett 46 0.00
Stan Milankovich 35 0.00
Bob Purkey 32 0.00
Bill Kennedy 24 0.00
James Mims 21 0.00
Pete Modica 21 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Thomas Encinas 19 0.00
Paul Pettit 19 0.00
Vern Law 12 0.00
William LaThorpe 11 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Baas 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 1928
Frank Barrett 36 R R 6' 2.0" 173 Jul 1, 1913 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Hal Bevan 19 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Nov 15, 1930 New Orleans, LA, US
Mel Brookey 24 R 5' 10.0" 195 Jul 15, 1925 Henryetta, OK, US
Roy Bueschen 30 L 5' 10.0" 185 1920
Bob Chesnes 29 S R 6' 0.0" 180 May 6, 1921 Oakland, CA, US
Lamar Dorton 21 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Nov 17, 1928 Ansonville, NC, US
Preston Elkins 27 R R 6' 1.0" 165 1923
Thomas Encinas 26 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1924
Harry Fisher 24 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 3, 1926 Newbury, ON, CA
Robert Ganss 27 R 5' 10.0" 195 Jul 7, 1922 Toledo, OH, US
Gary Gearhart 26 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 10, 1923 New Lebanon, OH, US
Charles Glock 35 L 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 18, 1914
Al Grunwald 20 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 13, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
John Hrasch 21 Dec 22, 1928 Cleveland, OH, US
Robert Kellogg 27 L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 29, 1922
Bill Kennedy 31 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 22, 1918 Alexandria, VA, US
Nellie King 22 R R 6' 6.0" 185 Mar 15, 1928 Shenandoah, PA, US
Dick Lajeskie 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 8, 1926 Passaic, NJ, US
Paul LaPalme 26 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 14, 1923 Springfield, MA, US
William LaThorpe 21 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1929
Vern Law 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 12, 1930 Meridian, ID, US
James Lawler 19 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1931
Rolland Leveille 22 R 5' 11.0" 195 1928
Robert Masters 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1926
Clyde McAllister 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1924
Jack Merson 28 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 17, 1922 Elkridge, MD, US
Stan Milankovich 26 R R 6' 0.0" 205 1924
James Mims 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 19, 1926
Troy Mitchell 27 R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 2, 1923
Pete Modica 26 R R 6' 0.0" 145 Jan 25, 1924 New Orleans, LA, US
Paul Pettit 18 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 29, 1931 Los Angeles, CA, US
Bob Purkey 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 14, 1929 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Frank Thomas 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jun 11, 1929 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Earl Turner 27 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 6, 1923 Pittsfield, MA, US
Dixie Upright 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 May 30, 1926 Kannapolis, NC, US
Leo Wells 32 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jul 18, 1917 Kansas City, KS, US
Stan Wentzel 33 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 13, 1917 Lorane, PA, US
Walter Wherry 23 R 6' 1.0" 187 1927
Len Yochim 21 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 16, 1928 New Orleans, LA, US

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