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1946 St. Paul Saints

1946 > Class AAA > 1946 American Association
Overall: 80-71
Scored 724 runs, Allowed 690 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-72

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Ray Blades
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Lexington Park (II) (St. Paul, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1945 / 1947

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 Jack Banta* 21 12 25 20 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .300 .364 .300 .664 6 1 0 3
2 Eddie Basinski 23 136 584 515 66 130 17 5 5 46 9 44 85 .252 .319 .334 .653 172 11 6 19
3 Slick Coffman 35 50 28 25 1 6 1 0 0 3 0 1 2 .240 .269 .280 .549 7 0 0 2
4 Fats Dantonio 27 101 329 294 36 90 18 0 3 47 1 28 13 .306 .370 .398 .768 117 4 2 5
5 Cliff Dapper 26 37 120 100 8 21 4 0 1 17 0 15 13 .210 .319 .280 .599 28 6 1 4
6 Ernest Davis 23 1 5 2 .400
7 Dutch Dietz 34 49 56 48 3 7 1 0 1 7 0 2 10 .146 .180 .229 .409 11 1 0 6
8 John Douglas* 28 144 654 579 87 178 14 3 0 41 9 62 59 .307 .375 .342 .717 198 8 1 12
9 Vedie Himsl 29 34 12 12 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 .167 .167 .250 .417 3 0 0 0
10 Eugene Kelly 24 6 3 0 .000
11 Bud Kimball 28 124 467 391 51 100 15 2 13 63 2 68 75 .256 .369 .404 .773 158 11 2 6
12 Dick Lanahan* 34 16 24 21 1 5 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 .238 .273 .333 .606 7 0 0 2
13 Don Lund 23 14 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 3
14 Homer Matney 25 57 168 153 17 41 8 2 0 22 1 13 12 .268 .325 .346 .672 53 1 0 2
15 Gene Mauch 20 149 643 536 74 133 19 3 6 55 9 91 68 .248 .359 .328 .688 176 11 2 14
16 Sam Narron 32 2 2 0 .000
17 Otho Nitcholas 37 32 72 67 6 17 3 0 1 11 0 0 14 .254 .254 .343 .597 23 2 0 5
18 Walt Nothe* 28 33 58 47 4 9 2 0 1 4 0 1 15 .191 .208 .298 .506 14 1 0 10
19 Johnny Rizzo 33 110 425 369 60 110 16 4 12 88 3 51 31 .298 .388 .461 .848 170 7 3 2
20 Lou Rochelli 27 58 173 156 21 37 6 2 5 27 2 12 22 .237 .300 .397 .697 62 6 2 3
21 Larry Rosenthal* 36 135 573 457 85 127 26 3 8 57 7 101 53 .278 .413 .400 .813 183 6 4 11
22 Mike Sandlock# 30 37 85 79 12 14 2 1 1 11 0 5 10 .177 .226 .266 .492 21 0 0 1
23 George Savino# 36 85 266 235 16 52 9 2 0 30 0 29 12 .221 .307 .277 .583 65 4 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
24 Al Sherer 31 45 30 29 4 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 5 .172 .200 .276 .476 8 0 0 0
25 Lefty Sloat 27 11 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 1
26 Tom Sunkel* 33 17 35 30 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 9 .200 .226 .233 .459 7 0 0 4
27 Harry Taylor 27 41 81 67 9 17 0 1 0 4 1 4 9 .254 .306 .284 .589 19 2 1 9
28 Eric Tipton 31 147 649 526 113 145 33 8 19 100 21 113 61 .276 .407 .477 .885 251 17 4 6
29 Joe Vitter# 35 110 351 281 44 64 12 4 2 26 9 59 50 .228 .364 .320 .684 90 4 1 10
30 Ed Weiland* 31 36 62 54 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 19 .093 .140 .093 .233 5 0 0 5
30 Players 29.0 152 5947 5057 724 1321 207 39 79 653 74 717 668 .261 .356 .364 .721 1843 104 29 144
* - 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 Jack Banta 21 3 2 .600 2.89 8 7 1 3 0 56.0 49 20 18 28 49 1 0 2 1.375 7.9 4.5 7.9 1.75
2 Slick Coffman 35 8 5 .615 4.12 50 0 0 94.0 99 50 43 51 44 4 0 3 1.596 9.5 4.9 4.2 0.86
3 Dutch Dietz 34 9 8 .529 3.83 39 17 14 3 0 155.0 154 79 66 55 53 4 0 2 1.348 8.9 3.2 3.1 0.96
4 Vedie Himsl 29 1 0 1.000 5.29 27 0 0 51.0 63 30 30 15 9 0 0 0 1.529 11.1 2.6 1.6 0.60
5 Eugene Kelly 24 0 0 4 0 0 7.0 7 3 5 1.429 9.0 3.9 6.4 1.67
6 Dick Lanahan* 34 5 1 .833 3.66 16 9 3 4 0 59.0 63 31 24 28 24 2 0 3 1.542 9.6 4.3 3.7 0.86
7 Otho Nitcholas 37 12 10 .545 3.58 32 24 6 12 4 181.0 190 86 72 38 77 1 0 2 1.260 9.4 1.9 3.8 2.03
8 Walt Nothe* 28 3 11 .214 4.44 33 24 6 3 0 154.0 149 94 76 94 134 0 3 5 1.578 8.7 5.5 7.8 1.43
9 Al Sherer 31 6 7 .462 3.96 45 8 14 3 1 116.0 128 59 51 31 38 0 0 0 1.371 9.9 2.4 2.9 1.23
10 Lefty Sloat* 27 2 2 .500 4.26 11 0 0 19.0 13 9 9 16 16 1 0 2 1.526 6.2 7.6 7.6 1.00
11 Tom Sunkel* 33 6 6 .500 4.05 16 16 0 3 0 91.0 79 49 41 55 71 3 0 2 1.473 7.8 5.4 7.0 1.29
12 Harry Taylor 27 15 7 .682 3.33 29 25 3 13 5 181.0 149 75 67 98 91 4 0 5 1.365 7.4 4.9 4.5 0.93
13 Ed Weiland 31 10 12 .455 4.45 36 21 7 5 2 170.0 181 104 84 75 75 3 1 6 1.506 9.6 4.0 4.0 1.00
13 Players 31.4 80 71 .530 152 152 690
* - 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
Fats Dantonio 82 373 54 9 4 .979 5.21 15
George Savino 70 317 53 6 8 .984 5.29 8 Stats for 2 teams
Cliff Dapper 29 144 21 5 4 .971 5.69 1
Mike Sandlock 12 31 1 2 0 .941 2.67 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Douglas 144 1270 76 15 106 .989 9.35
Joe Vitter 12 82 3 2 12 .977 7.08

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Basinski 134 309 359 29 86 .958 4.99
Lou Rochelli 22 44 47 2 14 .978 4.14

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Kimball 113 120 246 35 21 .913 3.24
Lou Rochelli 35 35 56 8 8 .919 2.60
Joe Vitter 11 4 14 2 1 .900 1.64
Mike Sandlock 10 7 18 2 1 .926 2.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Mauch 149 296 417 64 81 .918 4.79

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eric Tipton 144 267 12 4 0 .986 1.94
Larry Rosenthal 133 330 11 5 3 .986 2.56
Johnny Rizzo 95 148 8 4 1 .975 1.64
Joe Vitter 65 111 10 3 3 .976 1.86
Homer Matney 46 91 11 3 1 .971 2.22

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Slick Coffman 50 5 17 1 1 .957 0.44
Al Sherer 45 7 31 1 1 .974 0.84
Dutch Dietz 39 6 27 0 0 1.000 0.85
Ed Weiland 36 8 39 3 2 .940 1.31
Walt Nothe 33 2 30 3 0 .914 0.97
Otho Nitcholas 32 3 41 2 3 .957 1.38
Harry Taylor 29 10 41 3 2 .944 1.76
Vedie Himsl 27 1 21 0 3 1.000 0.81
Dick Lanahan 16 3 14 0 0 1.000 1.06
Tom Sunkel 16 2 10 0 2 1.000 0.75
Lefty Sloat 11 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.45
Jack Banta 8 0.00
Eugene Kelly 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jack Banta 21 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Jun 24, 1925 Hutchinson, KS, US
Eddie Basinski 23 R R 6' 1.0" 172 Nov 4, 1922 Buffalo, NY, US
Slick Coffman 35 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Dec 11, 1910 Veto, AL, US
Fats Dantonio 27 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Dec 31, 1918 New Orleans, LA, US
Cliff Dapper 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 2, 1920 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ernest Davis 23 R 6' 0.0" 205 1923
Dutch Dietz 34 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 12, 1912 Cincinnati, OH, US
John Douglas 28 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 14, 1917 Thayer, WV, US
Vedie Himsl 29 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 2, 1917 Plevna, MT, US
Eugene Kelly 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 12, 1922
Bud Kimball 28 R R 5' 9.0" 180 May 2, 1918 Armond, NB, CA
Dick Lanahan 34 L L 6' 0.0" 186 Sep 27, 1911 Washington, DC, US
Don Lund 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 May 18, 1923 Detroit, MI, US
Homer Matney 25 R 6' 0.0" 195 1921 TX, US
Gene Mauch 20 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 18, 1925 Salina, KS, US
Sam Narron 32 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 25, 1913 Middlesex, NC, US
Otho Nitcholas 37 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 13, 1908 McKinney, TX, US
Walt Nothe 28 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 15, 1917 Philadelphia, PA, US
Johnny Rizzo 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 30, 1912 Houston, TX, US
Lou Rochelli 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 11, 1919 Staunton, IL, US
Larry Rosenthal 36 L L 6' 0.0" 190 May 21, 1910 St. Paul, MN, US
Mike Sandlock 30 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 17, 1915 Old Greenwich, CT, US
George Savino 36 S R 5' 11.0" 170 1910 Nutley, NJ, US
Al Sherer 31 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 28, 1914 Quincy, IL, US
Alphonsus Simononis 26 R 5' 8.0" 175 Dec 1, 1919
Lefty Sloat 27 R L 6' 0.0" 168 Dec 1, 1918 Nokomis, IL, US
Kenneth Staples 19 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Nov 9, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US
Tom Sunkel 33 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 9, 1912 Paris, IL, US
Harry Taylor 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 20, 1919 East Glenn, IN, US
Eric Tipton 31 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 20, 1915 Petersburg, VA, US
Joe Vitter 35 S 5' 10.0" 169 Jan 25, 1911 New Orleans, LA, US
Ed Weiland 31 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 26, 1914 Evanston, IL, US

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