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1950 Columbus Red Birds

1950 > Class AAA > 1950 American Association
Overall: 84-69
Scored 665 runs, Allowed 634 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-73

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Rollie Hemsley
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Luis Arroyo*23334539790102036.
2Vern Benson*25119439363759218785547155.253.378.408.786148423
3Roy Broome291124464074911315435563742.278.338.356.6941451802
4Mike Clark282947443610000112.
5Billy Costa301505655106013422315575128.263.332.324.6561651722
6Jack Crimian24433936360102038.
7Cot Deal#2738776811200050915.
8Charlie Frey*21221.500
9Les Fusselman29205450490202045.
10Bob Habenicht244250482501050117.
11Harvey Haddix*243596861120221130916.233.305.337.64229001
12Rollie Hemsley43121817120002003.
13Solly Hemus*27843542965188234649114826.297.407.463.870137973
14Roy Hughes396319917223439111122613.250.348.331.68057001
15Russ Kerns*29143226041005063.154.313.192.5055100
16Kurt Krieger2327757251222180022.
17Johnny Lindell335102.200
18Gene Major251838370601010014.
19Fred Marolewski214153.200
20Mel McGaha231752503113205115.220.235.360.59518201
21Larry Miggins2414658653273149269189244669.280.344.464.8082472362
22Vincent Moreci*20145243681015098.186.327.279.60612100
23Glen Moulder328193.158
24Mo Mozzali*271154243757411520444734637.307.384.413.7971551012
25Michael Natisin*3373235195214510132804020.231.362.338.70066500
26Rocky Nelson*254819718425771627402134.418.457.6411.098118500
27Bill Sarni221324754295212021834724237.280.347.387.7341661422
28Strick Shofner*3012648943956106276105404458.241.311.399.7091751006
29Ben Steiner*287022519726483301722720.244.338.289.62757210
30David Thomas26921.500
31Harry Walker*3341181144264011231423116.278.412.444.85764124
31 Players27.4153554949106651290233667262546574575.263.343.381.72418711372441
* - 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
1Luis Arroyo*2344.5004.1133830116.0107625377647091.5868.
2Joseph Chuka270011.0
3Mike Clark28910.4745.07291951135.0146877655755331.4899.
4Jack Crimian2468.4294.6543930122.0127686347523111.4269.
5Cot Deal271014.4174.612924132166.0174988597651191.6339.
6George Eyrich250012.0
7Jack Faszholz2301.000189.00200.147712010018.000108.
8Bob Habenicht241010.5003.73402094157.0140676559732121.2688.
9Harvey Haddix*24186.7502.703027174217.01927665591602051.1578.
10Kurt Krieger23175.7733.502726143193.01668075101851051.3837.
11Gene Major2548.3334.81181351101.0109585454365141.6149.
12Glen Moulder3252.7143.12874149.049221711171011.2249.
13David Thomas2611.5003.719017.0147701291001.5297.
13 Players25.08469.549153153634
* - 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


Bill Sarni1305975879.9895.049
Les Fusselman16671462.9315.061
Russ Kerns13429021.0003.925


Mo Mozzali8758741878.9877.22
Michael Natisin5438635147.9987.80
Rocky Nelson151111118.9928.13


Solly Hemus84234238869.9835.62
Ben Steiner52131121928.9664.85
Roy Hughes143934213.9735.21
Vern Benson10292747.9335.60


Strick Shofner1261202342026.9472.81
Roy Hughes33314655.9392.33


Billy Costa15028544639105.9494.87


Larry Miggins146248680.9691.74
Roy Broome112286942.9872.63
Vern Benson102178422.9891.78
Harry Walker41117530.9762.98
Rocky Nelson3456110.9831.68
Mel McGaha1614120.8820.94
Vincent Moreci1122010.9572.00
Mo Mozzali1110120.8461.00


Jack Crimian4323334.9210.81
Bob Habenicht40529031.0000.85
Luis Arroyo3331932.8800.67
Harvey Haddix30113443.9181.50
Mike Clark29837021.0001.55
Cot Deal29123435.9391.59
Kurt Krieger27112321.9441.26
Gene Major181225011.0002.06
David Thomas90.00
Glen Moulder80.00
Jack Faszholz20.00
Joseph Chuka10.00
George Eyrich10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Luis Arroyo23LL5' 8.0"178Feb 18, 1927Penuelas, PR
Vern Benson25LR5' 10.0"160Sep 19, 1924Granite Quarry, NC, US
Roy Broome29RR5' 11.0"160Feb 17, 1921Norwood, NC, US
Joseph Chuka27RR6' 0.0"1901923
Mike Clark28RR6' 4.0"190Feb 12, 1922Camden, NJ, US
Billy Costa30R5' 6.0"155Feb 11, 1920
Jack Crimian24RR5' 10.0"180Feb 17, 1926Philadelphia, PA, US
Cot Deal27SR5' 10.0"185Jan 23, 1923Arapaho, OK, US
George Eyrich25RR5' 11.0"175Mar 3, 1925Reading, PA, US
Jack Faszholz23RR6' 3.0"205Apr 11, 1927St. Louis, MO, US
Charlie Frey21L5' 7.0"165Aug 16, 1928Lemay, MO, US
Les Fusselman29RR6' 1.0"195Mar 7, 1921Pryor, OK, US
Bob Habenicht24RR6' 2.0"185Feb 13, 1926St. Louis, MO, US
Harvey Haddix24LL5' 9.0"170Sep 18, 1925Medway, OH, US
Rollie Hemsley43RR5' 10.0"170Jun 24, 1907Syracuse, OH, US
Solly Hemus27LR5' 9.0"165Apr 17, 1923Phoenix, AZ, US
Roy Hughes39RR5' 10.0"167Jan 11, 1911Cincinnati, OH, US
Russ Kerns29LR6' 0.0"188Nov 10, 1920Fremont, OH, US
Kurt Krieger23RR6' 3.0"212Sep 16, 1926Traisen, AT
Johnny Lindell33RR6' 4.0"217Aug 30, 1916Greeley, CO, US
Gene Major25RR6' 1.0"185Mar 7, 1925
Fred Marolewski21RR6' 2.0"205Oct 6, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Mel McGaha23RR6' 2.0"198Sep 26, 1926Bastrop, LA, US
Larry Miggins24RR6' 4.0"198Aug 20, 1925Bronx, NY, US
Vincent Moreci20LL5' 10.0"190Oct 11, 1929San Francisco, CA, US
Glen Moulder32RR6' 0.0"180Sep 28, 1917Cleveland, OK, US
Mo Mozzali27LL5' 10.0"158Dec 12, 1922Louisville, KY, US
Michael Natisin33L5' 10.0"176Oct 31, 1916Alpha, NJ, US
Rocky Nelson25LL5' 10.0"175Nov 18, 1924Portsmouth, OH, US
Bill Sarni22RR5' 11.0"180Sep 19, 1927Los Angeles, CA, US
Strick Shofner30LR5' 10.0"187Jul 23, 1919Crawford, TX, US
Ben Steiner28LR5' 11.0"165Jul 28, 1921Alexandria, VA, US
David Thomas26RR5' 9.0"150Jul 6, 1923
Harry Walker33LR6' 2.0"175Oct 22, 1916Pascagoula, MS, US

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