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1947 Buffalo Bisons

1947 > Class AAA > 1947 International League
Overall: 77-75

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Paul Richards
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

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 Antonelli 31 105 415 383 46 114 19 1 6 45 1 29 19 .298 .347 .399 .747 153 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
2 Pete Appleton 43 36 44 42 4 10 0 0 1 6 0 2 14 .238 .273 .310 .582 13 0 0
3 Adam Bengoechea 30 5 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
4 Johnny Bero* 24 148 584 474 68 107 20 3 10 49 7 99 72 .226 .363 .344 .707 163 3 8
5 Neil Berry 25 123 494 428 64 128 20 4 1 50 8 59 23 .299 .385 .371 .757 159 1 6
6 Wayne Blackburn* 32 73 212 183 35 52 5 1 1 21 6 27 15 .284 .376 .339 .715 62 0 2
7 Lindsay Brown 35 75 216 190 23 41 8 0 0 23 5 16 18 .216 .287 .258 .545 49 3 7
8 Anderson Bush 28 14 20 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 0 1
9 Walt Chipple 28 7 17 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 .059 .235 4
10 Clint Conatser 25 66 256 222 44 62 8 3 9 30 5 33 33 .279 .375 .464 .839 103 1 0
11 Ted Gray# 22 33 57 45 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 21 .067 .160 .067 .227 3 0 7
12 Irv Hall 28 7 21 0 5 0 1 0 2 0 .238 .333 7
13 Clem Hausmann 27 33 61 51 1 11 0 0 0 4 0 2 10 .216 .245 .216 .461 11 0 8
14 Franklin Heller* 26 9 29 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 .069 .172 5
15 McDonald Kerr 29 27 35 26 3 4 2 0 1 1 0 7 12 .154 .353 .346 .699 9 1 1
16 Lou Kretlow 26 18 26 22 3 3 2 0 1 3 0 2 10 .136 .208 .364 .572 8 0 2
17 Chet Laabs 35 96 393 338 76 99 24 0 22 76 4 49 64 .293 .384 .559 .943 189 1 5
18 Dutch Meyer 31 92 377 337 59 92 20 1 10 43 2 35 30 .273 .345 .427 .772 144 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
19 Anse Moore* 29 123 467 417 74 123 15 4 22 73 3 46 15 .295 .368 .508 .876 212 2 2
20 Mike Mordarski 22 106 337 283 43 84 11 3 9 57 8 50 26 .297 .404 .452 .856 128 1 3
21 Les Mueller 28 28 57 54 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 .148 .164 .148 .312 8 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
22 Henry Perry 26 40 89 78 12 19 3 1 0 3 0 6 22 .244 .306 .308 .614 24 1 4
23 Billy Pierce* 20 35 63 61 1 15 3 0 0 6 0 0 17 .246 .246 .295 .541 18 0 2
24 Earl Rapp* 26 137 542 439 86 129 28 3 16 80 12 96 56 .294 .425 .481 .905 211 4 3
25 Paul Richards 38 47 130 113 10 28 7 1 2 20 1 15 11 .248 .336 .381 .716 43 0 2
26 Saul Rogovin 23 31 46 44 3 9 1 0 1 5 0 2 12 .205 .239 .295 .535 13 0 0
27 Tex Shirley# 29 11 21 19 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 .316 .350 .316 .666 6 1 1
28 Martin Tabacheck 25 8 22 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 .182 .182 4
29 Coaker Triplett 35 107 363 308 57 97 15 0 15 64 3 53 14 .315 .417 .510 .927 157 1 1
30 Jimmy Wasdell* 33 122 470 424 75 131 33 2 13 77 5 39 27 .309 .371 .488 .859 207 3 4
31 Eddie Yount 31 101 353 303 34 81 16 2 6 42 5 43 38 .267 .360 .393 .753 119 1 6
31 Players 29.1 154 5727 4931 778 1326 236 29 141 731 75 688 588 .269 .361 .414 .776 2043 94 26 82
* - 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 Pete Appleton 43 7 7 .500 3.68 36 5 3 0 115.0 107 62 47 55 53 0 0 6 1.409 8.4 4.3 4.1 0.96
2 Anderson Bush 28 3 4 .429 4.05 14 6 1 0 60.0 77 32 27 22 39 0 0 0 1.650 11.6 3.3 5.8 1.77
3 Ted Gray* 22 11 7 .611 3.42 33 22 11 4 150.0 128 69 57 86 138 1 0 3 1.427 7.7 5.2 8.3 1.60
4 Clem Hausmann 27 8 12 .400 3.52 33 20 14 1 184.0 166 83 72 39 88 2 1 4 1.114 8.1 1.9 4.3 2.26
5 Art Houtteman 19 3 1 .750 1.86 5 29.0 24 6 9 8 1.138 7.4 2.8 2.5 0.89
6 McDonald Kerr 29 4 5 .444 4.50 25 9 2 0 88.0 93 63 44 51 35 1 0 0 1.636 9.5 5.2 3.6 0.69
7 Lou Kretlow 26 2 7 .222 7.01 18 12 4 0 77.0 81 68 60 62 56 3 0 1 1.857 9.5 7.2 6.5 0.90
8 Les Mueller 28 10 12 .455 4.33 28 21 8 0 158.0 158 92 76 77 81 2 0 2 1.487 9.0 4.4 4.6 1.05 Stats for 2 teams
9 Henry Perry 26 13 10 .565 4.07 38 28 15 0 208.0 207 122 94 104 74 4 2 1 1.495 9.0 4.5 3.2 0.71
10 Billy Pierce* 20 14 8 .636 3.87 28 23 12 4 151.0 127 75 65 125 125 1 1 3 1.669 7.6 7.5 7.5 1.00
11 Saul Rogovin 23 3 4 .429 4.85 21 7 1 0 89.0 90 55 48 53 45 3 1 5 1.607 9.1 5.4 4.6 0.85
12 Tex Shirley 29 3 4 .429 5.22 11 9 2 1 50.0 53 38 29 34 20 0 0 1 1.740 9.5 6.1 3.6 0.59
13 Ernest Sills 25 0 1 .000 4.50 4 10.0 9 5 9 5 1.800 8.1 8.1 4.5 0.56
13 Players 26.9 77 75 .507 154 154
* - 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
Eddie Yount 84 416 60 9 4 .981 5.67 3
Mike Mordarski 46 220 29 4 9 .984 5.41 6
Paul Richards 29 166 17 2 3 .989 6.31 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Wasdell 120 863 62 9 87 .990 7.71
Mike Mordarski 32 194 12 2 11 .990 6.44

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Bero 142 333 358 16 73 .977 4.87
Lindsay Brown 15 15 14 2 3 .935 1.93

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dutch Meyer 86 78 101 12 9 .937 2.08 Stats for 2 teams
Wayne Blackburn 46 41 54 10 5 .905 2.07
Anse Moore 33 31 34 6 4 .915 1.97
Lindsay Brown 19 18 23 2 1 .953 2.16

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Neil Berry 123 229 327 40 60 .933 4.52
Lindsay Brown 45 67 101 9 20 .949 3.73

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Rapp 134 217 9 3 2 .987 1.69
Chet Laabs 94 204 8 2 0 .991 2.26
Coaker Triplett 89 156 1 2 1 .987 1.76
Anse Moore 83 144 9 5 3 .968 1.84
Clint Conatser 61 149 8 7 1 .957 2.57
Mike Mordarski 15 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.13
Wayne Blackburn 13 10 0 0 0 1.000 0.77

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Henry Perry 38 12 36 3 1 .941 1.26
Pete Appleton 36 8 21 0 2 1.000 0.81
Ted Gray 33 7 16 2 2 .920 0.70
Clem Hausmann 33 10 35 1 3 .978 1.36
Les Mueller 28 6 19 0 1 1.000 0.89 Stats for 2 teams
Billy Pierce 28 7 21 0 2 1.000 1.00
McDonald Kerr 25 5 11 1 0 .941 0.64
Saul Rogovin 21 2 17 2 1 .905 0.90
Lou Kretlow 18 5 13 3 1 .857 1.00
Anderson Bush 14 7 4 0 0 1.000 0.79
Tex Shirley 11 3 8 0 1 1.000 1.00
Art Houtteman 5 0.00
Ernest Sills 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Antonelli 31 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jul 15, 1915 Memphis, TN, US
Pete Appleton 43 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 20, 1904 Terryville, CT, US
Adam Bengoechea 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Apr 13, 1917 Mountain Home, ID, US
Johnny Bero 24 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 22, 1922 Gary, WV, US
Neil Berry 25 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jan 11, 1922 Kalamazoo, MI, US
Wayne Blackburn 32 L L 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 10, 1914 Harmon, OH, US
Lindsay Brown 35 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 22, 1911 Mason, TX, US
Anderson Bush 28 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1919 Winchester, KY, US
Walt Chipple 28 R R 6' 0.0" 168 Sep 26, 1918 Utica, NY, US
Clint Conatser 25 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 24, 1921 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ted Gray 22 S L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 31, 1924 Detroit, MI, US
Irv Hall 28 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 7, 1918 Alberton, MD, US
Clem Hausmann 27 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 17, 1919 Houston, TX, US
Franklin Heller 26 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 2, 1920 Buffalo, NY, US
Art Houtteman 19 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Aug 7, 1927 Detroit, MI, US
McDonald Kerr 29 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1918
Lou Kretlow 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 27, 1921 Apache, OK, US
Chet Laabs 35 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Apr 30, 1912 Milwaukee, WI, US
Dutch Meyer 31 R R 5' 10.0" 181 Oct 6, 1915 Waco, TX, US
Anse Moore 29 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 22, 1917 Delhi, LA, US
Mike Mordarski 22 R 5' 10.0" 190 Jun 2, 1925
Les Mueller 28 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 4, 1919 Belleville, IL, US
Henry Perry 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 14, 1921 Dallas, TX, US
Billy Pierce 20 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 2, 1927 Detroit, MI, US
Earl Rapp 26 L R 6' 2.0" 185 May 20, 1921 Corunna, MI, US
Paul Richards 38 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 21, 1908 Waxahachie, TX, US
Saul Rogovin 23 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 10, 1923 Brooklyn, NY, US
Tex Shirley 29 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 25, 1918 Birthright, TX, US
Ernest Sills 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1922
Martin Tabacheck 25 R 5' 10.0" 175 1922
Coaker Triplett 35 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 18, 1911 Boone, NC, US
Jimmy Wasdell 33 L L 5' 11.0" 185 May 15, 1914 Cleveland, OH, US
Eddie Yount 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 19, 1915 Newton, NC, US

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