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1950 Bakersfield Indians

1950 > Class C > 1950 California League
Overall: 61-79

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Harry Griswold
Represented: Bakersfield, CA
Ballpark: Sam Lynn Park (Bakersfield, CA)
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 Robert Acosta 23 4 18 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0
2 Bill Barisoff 28 23 95 81 10 20 4 0 1 11 0 13 11 .247 .351 .333 .684 27 0 1
3 Michael Bellone 22 40 181 158 21 26 6 1 0 5 0 22 24 .165 .267 .215 .482 34 0 1
4 Donald Cena* 23 39 161 135 22 34 3 0 1 18 4 23 6 .252 .369 .296 .665 40 2 1
5 Clayton Church* -- 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
6 Bobby Cramer 22 20 80 72 11 16 2 0 0 10 0 7 6 .222 .291 .250 .541 18 0 1
7 Joseph DiPietro 20 99 428 336 79 89 16 2 17 80 5 80 89 .265 .408 .476 .884 160 1 11
8 Harold Dodeward# 18 12 16 15 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 .267 .267 .267 .533 4 0 1
9 Merv Dubbers 24 133 562 487 58 137 28 1 4 77 7 70 74 .281 .376 .368 .744 179 4 1
10 Earl Escalante 32 44 121 100 9 18 1 0 0 8 0 18 25 .180 .305 .190 .495 19 0 3
11 Bud Goldizen 25 33 70 63 7 17 2 0 0 9 0 7 15 .270 .343 .302 .644 19 0 0
12 Harry Gorman? -- 36 131 118 12 27 5 1 2 16 1 11 26 .229 .305 .339 .644 40 2 0
13 Harry Griswold 41 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 0 0
14 Carl Hertz 23 36 98 84 7 13 1 0 0 6 1 8 14 .155 .237 .167 .403 14 1 5
15 Gordon Jones 25 94 432 370 67 95 17 1 7 59 9 50 36 .257 .353 .365 .718 135 5 7
16 Joe Kaney 23 47 226 200 32 47 14 2 0 17 1 20 13 .235 .305 .325 .630 65 0 6
17 John Kovenz* 24 136 622 529 112 149 28 5 9 79 21 87 92 .282 .386 .405 .791 214 3 3
18 Charles Latham? -- 20 75 58 9 11 3 0 0 6 1 16 18 .190 .365 .241 .606 14 0 1
19 Tom Lloyd* 30 32 117 109 14 28 10 0 1 16 2 6 9 .257 .308 .376 .684 41 2 0
20 Dennis Luby* 18 138 634 507 89 126 26 5 5 79 7 120 99 .249 .397 .349 .746 177 5 2
21 Pete Mesa 20 15 32 25 1 4 2 0 0 3 0 4 3 .160 .276 .240 .516 6 0 3
22 Alonzo Morris -- 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
23 Elijah Morris 18 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 1 0
24 Don Mossi* 21 42 96 76 12 16 3 1 1 20 0 18 22 .211 .362 .316 .677 24 0 2
25 Frank Oxandabourne 23 10 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
26 Glenn Patton 20 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0
27 Robert Penner? -- 10 14 14 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 .214 .214 .286 .500 4 0 0
28 Lester Rasmussen 23 34 133 110 21 23 2 1 1 10 2 16 14 .209 .320 .273 .593 30 2 5
29 Jack Sanoff 18 31 70 58 4 5 0 0 0 5 0 12 25 .086 .243 .086 .329 5 0 0
30 Carl Siva -- 3 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0
31 Wilbur Smith 22 107 416 339 46 67 14 1 5 56 3 71 87 .198 .340 .289 .629 98 2 4
32 Sal Taormina* 28 85 392 298 82 83 19 2 9 68 4 90 34 .279 .449 .446 .895 133 2 2
33 Gerald Watts -- 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0
34 James Watts 23 35 127 103 18 15 0 0 1 7 3 22 28 .146 .296 .175 .471 18 0 2
35 Donald Wetterstrom 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
36 Edward Whitney* 19 27 101 85 12 18 3 1 0 16 0 15 22 .212 .330 .271 .601 23 0 1
37 Arthur Wilson 21 26 127 110 18 26 2 0 0 4 0 16 14 .236 .339 .255 .593 28 1 0
37 Players 23.0 140 5573 4680 775 1118 212 24 64 688 70 830 836 .239 .354 .335 .689 1570 63
* - 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 Donald Cena? 23 0 0 6.75 1 0 1 0 0 4.0 6 5 3 2 1 2 2 0 2.000 13.5 4.5 2.2 0.50
2 Clayton Church* -- 0 0 36.00 3 0 0 0 0 3.0 10 12 12 5 0 0 0 0 5.000 30.0 15.0 0.0 0.00
3 Joseph DiPietro 20 0 0 7.88 4 0 3 0 0 8.0 13 7 7 4 5 0 1 1 2.125 14.6 4.5 5.6 1.25
4 Harold Dodeward 18 2 1 .667 5.35 12 2 9 1 0 37.0 43 27 22 21 13 1 0 2 1.730 10.5 5.1 3.2 0.62
5 Earl Escalante 32 16 20 .444 4.32 44 32 11 22 0 279.0 305 153 134 92 148 8 0 12 1.423 9.8 3.0 4.8 1.61
6 Bud Goldizen 25 10 8 .556 4.96 32 13 16 5 0 147.0 165 110 81 71 54 14 0 12 1.605 10.1 4.3 3.3 0.76
7 Carl Hertz 23 12 15 .444 4.40 33 28 4 15 2 225.0 202 141 110 143 129 5 3 13 1.533 8.1 5.7 5.2 0.90
8 Joe Kaney? 23 0 0 54.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 12 12 12 4 1 1 0 1 8.000 54.0 18.0 4.5 0.25
9 Dennis Luby 18 0 0 12.00 1 0 1 0 0 3.0 3 5 4 5 1 0 0 1 2.667 9.0 15.0 3.0 0.20
10 Pete Mesa 20 3 3 .500 6.53 15 12 1 5 0 73.0 73 66 53 70 48 4 1 7 1.959 9.0 8.6 5.9 0.69
11 Don Mossi* 21 11 10 .524 4.21 29 24 4 13 4 186.0 165 106 87 111 159 1 1 11 1.484 8.0 5.4 7.7 1.43
12 Frank Oxandabourne* 23 0 1 .000 7.56 10 2 3 0 0 25.0 20 24 21 41 20 3 1 1 2.440 7.2 14.8 7.2 0.49
13 Glenn Patton 20 0 0 7.71 4 0 2 0 0 7.0 9 8 6 5 3 2 0 1 2.000 11.6 6.4 3.9 0.60
14 Robert Penner? -- 0 3 .000 6.32 10 3 5 1 0 37.0 42 32 26 28 21 3 1 1 1.892 10.2 6.8 5.1 0.75
15 Jack Sanoff 18 7 18 .280 5.51 31 24 5 13 1 178.0 164 128 109 148 119 6 2 10 1.753 8.3 7.5 6.0 0.80
15 Players 23.6 61 79 .436 140 140
* - 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
Wilbur Smith 94 534 61 9 7 .985 6.33 10 19
Harry Gorman 30 147 8 7 3 .957 5.17 6 4
Tom Lloyd 25 127 18 1 2 .993 5.80 3 5
Carl Siva 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0
Harry Griswold 1 4 0 1 0 .800 4.00 0 0
Dennis Luby 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gordon Jones 64 465 38 8 43 .984 7.86
Donald Cena 26 212 8 5 21 .978 8.46
Edward Whitney 22 182 10 5 18 .975 8.73
Charles Latham 20 135 7 4 15 .973 7.10
Sal Taormina 14 101 8 2 14 .982 7.79
Tom Lloyd 3 12 0 0 2 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Bellone 38 87 90 9 28 .952 4.66
James Watts 33 76 58 9 21 .937 4.06
Arthur Wilson 26 79 58 2 15 .986 5.27
Joe Kaney 25 63 66 4 16 .970 5.16
Dennis Luby 15 24 30 3 5 .947 3.60
Gordon Jones 8 27 17 3 5 .936 5.50
Robert Acosta 4 9 8 2 3 .895 4.25
Elijah Morris 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dennis Luby 123 134 272 39 36 .912 3.30
Joe Kaney 15 21 24 4 3 .918 3.00
Sal Taormina 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Merv Dubbers 133 248 348 43 78 .933 4.48
Joe Kaney 8 6 15 2 3 .913 2.63
Michael Bellone 1 2 1 2 0 .600 3.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Kovenz 135 286 15 13 3 .959 2.23
Joseph DiPietro 96 198 15 9 3 .959 2.22
Sal Taormina 75 174 5 8 1 .957 2.39
Lester Rasmussen 30 60 4 0 0 1.000 2.13
Gordon Jones 22 47 2 1 0 .980 2.23
Bill Barisoff 20 53 0 3 0 .946 2.65
Bobby Cramer 19 29 0 0 0 1.000 1.53
Wilbur Smith 13 9 1 1 0 .909 0.77
Donald Cena 11 21 0 0 0 1.000 1.91
Harry Gorman 7 10 2 1 0 .923 1.71
Edward Whitney 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Carl Hertz 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Escalante 44 18 72 2 4 .978 2.05
Carl Hertz 33 10 30 5 4 .889 1.21
Bud Goldizen 32 7 26 7 0 .825 1.03
Jack Sanoff 31 4 17 5 0 .808 0.68
Don Mossi 29 11 31 3 0 .933 1.45
Pete Mesa 15 4 9 3 0 .813 0.87
Harold Dodeward 12 4 2 2 0 .750 0.50
Frank Oxandabourne 10 0 6 1 0 .857 0.60
Robert Penner 10 1 7 1 0 .889 0.80
Joseph DiPietro 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Glenn Patton 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Clayton Church 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Donald Cena 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
Joe Kaney 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dennis Luby 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Acosta 23 R R 5' 7.0" 165 1927
Bill Barisoff 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 22, 1921 Los Angeles, CA, US
Michael Bellone 22 R 5' 8.0" 170 1928
Donald Cena 23 L 6' 0.0" 170 1927
Clayton Church -- L L Unknown
Bobby Cramer 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 1928
Joseph DiPietro 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 15, 1929 Los Angeles, CA, US
Harold Dodeward 18 S R 6' 1.0" 210 Oct 22, 1931 Rock Valley, IA, US
Merv Dubbers 24 R R 6' 0.0" 183 Dec 29, 1925 Taft, CA, US
Vernon Eastman -- R Unknown
Earl Escalante 32 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 5, 1918 San Luis Obispo, CA, US
Bud Goldizen 25 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 15, 1924 Macon, MO, US
Harry Gorman -- Unknown
Harry Griswold 41 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 29, 1908 Great Falls, MT, US
Carl Hertz 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1927
Gordon Jones 25 R 6' 0.0" 175 1925
Joe Kaney 23 R 5' 11.0" 160 Mar 3, 1927 Alameda, CA, US
John Kovenz 24 L 5' 11.0" 185 1926
Charles Latham -- Unknown
Tom Lloyd 30 L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 12, 1920 Fresno, CA, US
Dennis Luby 18 L R 5' 11.0" 198 Jul 20, 1931 Omaha, NE, US
Pete Mesa 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 29, 1929 Santa Monica, CA, US
Alonzo Morris -- R Unknown
Elijah Morris 18 R R 6' 0.0" 184 Apr 2, 1932 Taft, CA, US
Don Mossi 21 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 11, 1929 St. Helena, CA, US
Frank Oxandabourne 23 R L 5' 11.0" 190 1927
Glenn Patton 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1930
Robert Penner -- Unknown
Lester Rasmussen 23 R 6' 0.0" 200 1927
Jack Sanoff 18 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 7, 1931 Newark, NJ, US
Carl Siva -- R R Unknown
Wilbur Smith 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 17, 1927 El Segundo, CA, US
Sal Taormina 28 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 8, 1922 San Jose, CA, US
Gerald Watts -- R Unknown
James Watts 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 1927
Donald Wetterstrom 20 R R 6' 1.0" 155 Jul 31, 1929 Sunnyvale, CA, US
Edward Whitney 19 L 6' 1.0" 180 1931
Arthur Wilson 21 R 5' 10.0" 165 1929

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