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1943 Kansas City Blues

1943 > Class AA > 1943 American Association
Overall: 67-85
Scored 523 runs, Allowed 628 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-89

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Johnny Neun
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1942 / 1944

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 Johnny Babich 30 7 10 2 .200
2 Bill Bevens 26 34 48 43 1 5 2 0 0 2 0 2 18 .116 .156 .163 .318 7 1 0 3
3 Oliver Blakeney# 31 98 323 272 31 71 9 2 4 31 1 42 32 .261 .362 .353 .715 96 5 1 8
4 Loyd Christopher 23 32 101 87 13 21 1 1 6 12 0 12 15 .241 .333 .483 .816 42 1 0 2
5 Harry Craft 28 8 30 5 9 0 0 3 6 0 .300 .600 18
6 Bill Cronin 40 14 37 31 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 6 3 .097 .243 .129 .372 4 2 0 0
7 Jerry Crosby# 24 22 71 62 6 17 0 0 0 6 1 7 3 .274 .348 .274 .622 17 2 0 2
8 Bobby Dews 27 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1
9 Jack Fallon 30 9 14 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Joe Glenn 34 120 426 390 41 102 20 1 4 53 3 36 35 .262 .324 .349 .673 136 12 0 0
11 Clem Hausmann 23 37 69 57 8 9 2 0 0 6 1 10 12 .158 .284 .193 .477 11 1 0 2
12 Don Hendrickson 29 37 51 42 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 14 .048 .149 .048 .197 2 2 0 4
13 Johnny Johnson* 28 24 53 45 3 7 1 0 0 3 0 5 20 .156 .240 .178 .418 8 1 0 3
14 Lynn King* 35 71 295 260 38 72 11 3 0 18 5 25 16 .277 .343 .342 .685 89 4 1 9
15 Richard Korte 25 9 10 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 3
16 Jesse Landrum 30 117 429 406 32 117 14 7 3 43 4 16 38 .288 .317 .379 .696 154 3 1 6
17 Al Lyons 24 108 353 314 37 74 13 1 6 48 3 36 49 .236 .314 .341 .655 107 6 0 3
18 Garrett McBryde* 25 8 27 5 5 1 0 0 0 1 .185 .222 6
19 Jim McLeod 34 36 138 127 19 27 3 1 0 6 1 9 11 .213 .265 .252 .517 32 5 0 2
20 Russell Messerly 26 24 21 20 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .100 .100 .100 .200 2 0 0 1
21 Mike Milosevich 28 139 568 523 46 127 19 5 1 42 3 30 42 .243 .285 .304 .589 159 11 1 14
22 Mel Queen 25 25 55 53 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 .132 .132 .151 .283 8 1 0 2
23 William Rabe 22 23 76 64 0 11 1 1 2 4 1 10 17 .172 .284 .313 .596 20 0 0 2
24 Tommy Reis 28 29 71 64 3 8 1 0 0 4 0 5 21 .125 .188 .141 .329 9 0 0 2
25 Jack Saltzgaver* 40 103 325 259 44 68 12 5 1 22 2 58 18 .263 .401 .359 .760 93 1 2 6
26 George Scharein 28 105 451 419 53 121 12 5 2 29 8 23 34 .289 .327 .356 .683 149 8 1 8
27 Hugh Shelley 32 130 538 495 43 128 20 2 0 38 8 33 45 .259 .306 .307 .613 152 7 1 9
28 Albert Smith 27 9 21 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 .143 .190 4
29 Larry Smith 26 41 141 133 14 40 9 0 2 20 0 5 18 .301 .336 .414 .749 55 1 2 1
30 Frank Tincup* 24 33 36 35 0 11 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 .314 .333 .343 .676 12 0 0 0
31 Roy Zimmerman* 26 151 593 553 61 154 26 9 2 63 6 28 36 .278 .313 .369 .682 204 9 0 12
31 Players 29.5 152 5400 4868 523 1228 183 43 36 464 49 419 553 .252 .313 .330 .643 1605 89 11 102
* - 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 Johnny Babich 30 0 5 .000 9.00 7 7 0 2 0 34.0 44 39 34 23 10 2 0 0 1.971 11.6 6.1 2.6 0.43
2 Bill Bevens 26 7 8 .467 3.08 34 19 12 7 2 149.0 145 63 51 82 87 4 0 3 1.523 8.8 5.0 5.3 1.06
3 Jack Fallon 30 1 1 .500 3.68 9 2 6 2 0 44.0 43 21 18 21 12 0 0 2 1.455 8.8 4.3 2.5 0.57
4 George Feikert* 25 0 0 2 0 0 3.0 2 3 1 1.667 6.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
5 Clem Hausmann 23 14 14 .500 4.02 36 24 9 11 2 179.0 170 92 80 77 58 1 0 6 1.380 8.5 3.9 2.9 0.75
6 Don Hendrickson 29 9 12 .429 3.69 37 15 16 7 0 144.0 136 74 59 59 54 2 0 2 1.354 8.5 3.7 3.4 0.92
7 Johnny Johnson* 28 8 5 .615 3.27 22 20 1 7 1 143.0 145 61 52 46 58 5 0 4 1.336 9.1 2.9 3.7 1.26
8 Al Lyons 24 4 6 .400 3.49 19 10 9 9 1 80.0 68 34 31 46 51 2 0 5 1.425 7.6 5.2 5.7 1.11
9 Jack McClure 25 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 2 0 2.000 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
10 Russell Messerly 26 2 2 .500 2.72 24 4 13 1 0 76.0 65 26 23 51 29 4 0 6 1.526 7.7 6.0 3.4 0.57
11 Mel Queen 25 7 12 .368 3.43 25 22 2 8 3 160.0 133 71 61 100 90 3 1 7 1.456 7.5 5.6 5.1 0.90
12 Tommy Reis 28 12 14 .462 4.11 29 27 2 14 2 195.0 206 109 89 69 77 3 0 8 1.410 9.5 3.2 3.6 1.12
13 Frank Tincup 24 3 6 .333 5.09 20 0 0 53.0 61 35 30 40 19 1 0 2 1.906 10.4 6.8 3.2 0.48
13 Players 26.3 67 85 .441 152 152 628
* - 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
Joe Glenn 108 442 84 11 17 .980 4.87 14
Larry Smith 38 143 25 3 6 .982 4.42 3
Bill Cronin 13 50 10 0 1 1.000 4.62 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Zimmerman 149 1240 110 23 111 .983 9.06

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Milosevich 138 394 395 23 85 .972 5.72
Jack Saltzgaver 12 28 16 4 3 .917 3.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Oliver Blakeney 52 49 96 8 9 .948 2.79
Jack Saltzgaver 52 46 86 8 6 .943 2.54
Jim McLeod 35 34 57 4 4 .958 2.60
Jerry Crosby 17 7 28 5 1 .875 2.06

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Scharein 105 208 308 22 65 .959 4.91
Oliver Blakeney 40 73 94 8 23 .954 4.18

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hugh Shelley 130 307 9 5 4 .984 2.43
Jesse Landrum 110 196 9 8 5 .962 1.86
Al Lyons 78 144 12 3 4 .981 2.00
Lynn King 70 178 4 1 1 .995 2.60
Loyd Christopher 30 46 1 2 0 .959 1.57
William Rabe 21 28 2 1 0 .968 1.43
Jack Saltzgaver 14 29 1 2 0 .938 2.14

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Hendrickson 37 4 21 4 1 .862 0.68
Clem Hausmann 36 11 42 3 2 .946 1.47
Bill Bevens 34 5 29 1 1 .971 1.00
Tommy Reis 29 9 44 1 7 .981 1.83
Mel Queen 25 10 32 3 2 .933 1.68
Russell Messerly 24 1 8 1 1 .900 0.38
Johnny Johnson 22 11 31 0 1 1.000 1.91
Frank Tincup 20 3 16 1 1 .950 0.95
Al Lyons 19 6 21 1 1 .964 1.42
Jack Fallon 9 0.00
Johnny Babich 7 0.00
George Feikert 2 0.00
Jack McClure 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Johnny Babich 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 14, 1913 Albion, CA, US
Bill Bevens 26 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 21, 1916 Hubbard, OR, US
Oliver Blakeney 31 S R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 18, 1912 Peru, NE, US
Loyd Christopher 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 31, 1919 Richmond, CA, US
Harry Craft 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 19, 1915 Ellisville, MS, US
Bill Cronin 40 R R 5' 9.0" 167 Dec 26, 1902 West Newton, MA, US
Jerry Crosby 24 S 5' 11.0" 175 1919
Bobby Dews 27 R 5' 7.0" 148 Jul 10, 1915 Nashville, TN, US
Jack Fallon 30 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 17, 1912
George Feikert 25 L L 5' 10.0" 170 1918
Joe Glenn 34 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 19, 1908 Dickson City, PA, US
Clem Hausmann 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 17, 1919 Houston, TX, US
Don Hendrickson 29 R R 6' 2.0" 204 Jul 14, 1913 Kewanna, IN, US
Svend Jessen 20 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 18, 1922 San Leandro, CA, US
Johnny Johnson 28 L L 6' 0.0" 182 Sep 29, 1914 Belmore, OH, US
Lynn King 35 L R 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 28, 1907 Villisca, IA, US
Richard Korte 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1918
Jesse Landrum 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 31, 1912 Crockett, TX, US
Al Lyons 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 18, 1918 St. Joseph, MO, US
Garrett McBryde 25 L 6' 0.0" 173 1918
Jack McClure 25 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Apr 7, 1918 Modesto, CA, US
Jim McLeod 34 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Sep 12, 1908 Jones, LA, US
Russell Messerly 26 R R 6' 1.0" 197 Jul 11, 1916
Mike Milosevich 28 R R 5' 10.0" 172 Jan 13, 1915 Zeigler, IL, US
Mel Queen 25 R R 6' 0.0" 204 Mar 4, 1918 Maxwell, PA, US
William Rabe 22 R 5' 9.0" 154 1921
Tommy Reis 28 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 6, 1914 Newport, KY, US
Jack Saltzgaver 40 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 23, 1903 Croton, IA, US
George Scharein 28 R R 6' 1.0" 174 Nov 21, 1914 Decatur, IL, US
Hugh Shelley 32 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 26, 1910 Rogers, TX, US
Albert Smith 27 R 6' 0.0" 187 1916
Larry Smith 26 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1917 Angier, NC, US
Frank Tincup 24 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Jun 30, 1919
Roy Zimmerman 26 L L 6' 2.0" 187 Sep 13, 1916 Pine Grove, PA, US

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