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1938 Decatur Commodores

1938 > Class B > 1938 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Tony Kaufmann
Represented: Decatur, IL
Ballpark: Fans Field (Decatur, IL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1937 / 1939

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 Angle 22 18 78 17 0 2 0 .218 .269 21
2 Howard Berg 23 23 53 6 2 0 0 .113 .151 8
3 Milt Bocek 25 92 367 115 15 8 2 .313 .414 152
4 Kenneth Brown 22 42 103 19 3 1 0 .184 .233 24
5 Joel Carr? -- 10 41 11 0 1 0 .268 .317 13
6 Gus Cherry? 22 14 22 5 0 0 0 .227 .227 5 Stats for 2 teams
7 Truman Connell 22 11 41 6 2 0 1 .146 .268 11
8 Murry Dickson 21 56 106 34 5 3 1 .321 .453 48
9 James Dillingham 20 40 142 34 3 1 1 .239 .296 42
10 Thomas Doyle 19 13 49 11 1 0 0 .224 .245 12
11 Dennis Gleason 23 80 288 98 17 3 4 .340 .462 133
12 Tony Kaufmann 37 69 179 47 9 2 0 .263 .335 60
13 Eddie Lake 22 125 438 122 20 7 6 .279 .397 174
14 Victor Oehler 26 125 477 114 17 3 6 .239 .325 155
15 Norman Petersen* 22 115 455 149 22 13 5 .327 .466 212
16 Bob Scheffing 24 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Tom Seats 27 14 39 10 1 1 0 .256 .333 13
18 Frank Sigafoos 34 12 40 10 2 0 0 .250 .300 12
19 Allyn Stout 33 38 75 4 0 0 0 .053 .053 4
20 Averett Thompson* 23 112 442 137 23 14 1 .310 .432 191
21 Allen Turner* 19 10 18 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Al Unser 25 126 459 134 13 20 7 .292 .453 208
23 Emil Verban 22 75 306 98 14 4 0 .320 .392 120
24 Jack White 21 12 39 11 1 1 0 .282 .359 14
24 Players 24.1
* - 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 Howard Berg 23 6 12 .333 4.17 23 136.0 157 95 63 52 1.537 10.4 3.4
2 Kenneth Brown 22 17 8 .680 4.21 33 205.0 227 125 96 50 1.351 10.0 2.2
3 Gus Cherry* 22 2 6 .250 6.05 14 61.0 66 49 41 58 2.033 9.7 8.6 Stats for 2 teams
4 Murry Dickson 21 16 14 .533 4.07 42 243.0 239 140 110 97 1.383 8.9 3.6
5 Blix Donnelly 24 0 0 0.00 1 1.0 1 0 0 1 2.000 9.0 9.0
6 Tony Kaufmann 37 3 2 .600 7 43.0 42 21 4 1.070 8.8 0.8
7 Tom Seats* 27 6 6 .500 3.10 13 90.0 85 46 31 31 1.289 8.5 3.1
8 Allyn Stout 33 17 8 .680 3.54 38 221.0 194 108 87 57 1.136 7.9 2.3
9 Allen Turner* 19 1 2 .333 3.75 10 48.0 47 27 20 29 1.583 8.8 5.4
9 Players 25.0
* - 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
Dennis Gleason 80 472 52 19 .965 6.55

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Milt Bocek 92 787 42 16 .981 9.01
Thomas Doyle 13 118 5 3 .976 9.46

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Emil Verban 74 177 185 17 .955 4.89
Jack Angle 16 29 41 4 .946 4.38
Frank Sigafoos 11 24 28 3 .945 4.73

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Unser 49 54 104 11 .935 3.22
James Dillingham 35 31 87 10 .922 3.37
Jack White 11 12 17 4 .879 2.64

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Lake 124 229 329 51 .916 4.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Victor Oehler 125 267 19 13 .957 2.29
Norman Petersen 114 261 9 11 .961 2.37
Averett Thompson 93 140 14 8 .951 1.66
Tony Kaufmann 32 36 1 3 .925 1.16
Truman Connell 11 23 2 4 .862 2.27

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Murry Dickson 42 0.00
Allyn Stout 38 0.00
Kenneth Brown 33 0.00
Howard Berg 23 0.00
Gus Cherry 14 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Seats 13 0.00
Allen Turner 10 0.00
Blix Donnelly 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jack Angle 22 R R 5' 11.0" 167 1916
Howard Berg 23 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 14, 1915 Chicago, IL, US
Huron Bishop 22 L R 5' 11.0" 190 1916
Milt Bocek 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 16, 1912 Chicago, IL, US
Roy Bourell 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 11, 1915 Worcester, MA, US
Kenneth Brown 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1916
Harold Bush 22 R 6' 2.0" 204 1916
Joel Carr -- Unknown
Gus Cherry 22 L 5' 10.0" 167 Oct 12, 1915
Truman Connell 22 R 6' 2.0" 190 1916
Murry Dickson 21 R R 5' 10.0" 157 Aug 21, 1916 Tracy, MO, US
James Dillingham 20 R 6' 1.0" 180 1918
Blix Donnelly 24 R R 5' 10.0" 166 Jan 21, 1914 Olivia, MN, US
Thomas Doyle 19 R 6' 4.0" 195 1919
Dennis Gleason 23 R 190 1915
Al Iezzi 22 R 5' 10.0" 180 1916
Tony Kaufmann 37 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 16, 1900 Chicago, IL, US
Eddie Lake 22 R R 5' 7.0" 159 Mar 18, 1916 Antioch, CA, US
Herb Moore 22 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Nov 27, 1915 Prince George County, VA, US
Hank Nowak 19 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Aug 9, 1918 Buffalo, NY, US
Victor Oehler 26 R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 25, 1912
Norman Petersen 22 L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 21, 1916 Farewell, NE, US
George Sauer 24 R 6' 0.0" 189 1914
Bob Scheffing 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 11, 1913 Overland, MO, US
Alvin Schnor 21 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 14, 1916
Tom Seats 27 R L 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 24, 1910 Farmington, NC, US
Frank Sigafoos 34 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 21, 1904 Easton, PA, US
Allyn Stout 33 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Oct 31, 1904 Peoria, IL, US
Averett Thompson 23 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 14, 1915 Clarksville, TN, US
Verne Thompson -- Unknown
Allen Turner 19 L L 6' 1.0" 215 1919
Al Unser 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 12, 1912 Morrisonville, IL, US
Emil Verban 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 27, 1915 Lincoln, IL, US
Jack White 21 R 5' 10.0" 170 1917

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