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1944 Birmingham Barons

1944 > Class A-1 > 1944 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Ted Petoskey and Johnny Riddle
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1943 / 1945

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Charles Anderson22771.143
2Jake Baker*33334710000.213.21310Stats for 2 teams
3Jodie Beeler221244451512951.339.434193
4Eugene Bradley204013738330.277.34347
5Ben Catchings*3274254771230.303.37495
6Darwin Cobb*32210000.000.0000
7Dick Coffman37551.200
8Arthur Cook*181030000.000.0000
9Jake Daniel*331294501142499.253.407183
10Walter Evans17871.143
11Bob Ferguson25296515210.231.29219
12Wally Flager*221234321221757.282.394170
13Howie Fox235611426100.228.23727
14Forrest Hunt3024537000.132.1327
15Rufus Jackson*27297315201.205.27420Stats for 3 teams
16Mike Kosman26102290681031.234.30087Stats for 2 teams
17Richard Kraft#23421.500
18Joseph Lease2535274000.148.1484
19Walter Milner2437487100.146.1678
20Thomas Murray2313133100.231.3084
21Alton Nixon*27631.333
22John Orphal26387414010.189.21616
23Ted Petoskey3373275951120.345.400110
24Joe Petrick*2910112000.182.1822
25Kenneth Raddant227182.111
26Glenn Rawlinson208325769610.268.30077
27Johnny Riddle3893273901500.330.385105
28Jim Riskosky217237.304
29Dick Sipek*211345081621794.319.411209
30Charles Smith2783272832021.305.404110
31Paul Stephenson?--231.333
32John Stowe*291214511291823.286.355160Stats for 2 teams
33Joseph Talley*3115246000.250.2506
34William Thaxton*271174111181711.287.341140
35Kermit Wahl21235212400.231.30816
36Richard Wentworth198136.462
37Maurice Wright1912101000.100.1001
37 Players26.6
* - 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
1Jake Baker*3387.5333.943010121.01647853471.74412.23.5Stats for 2 teams
2Darwin Cobb*3201.00015.7524.088753.25018.011.2
3Dick Coffman3702.0006.63519.033171452.00015.62.4
4Arthur Cook*18101.0004.501016.015108131.7508.47.3
5Walter Evans1702.0008.40815.0322214163.20019.29.6
6Bob Ferguson25137.6502.962621164.01597254621.3488.73.4
7Howie Fox231910.6552.713729252.025297761041.4139.03.7
8Richard Kraft2301.0005.1447.0125462.57115.47.7
9Joseph Lease2565.5454.10357101.01076046531.5849.54.7
10Walter Milner24813.3814.583721159.016110381741.4789.14.2
11Thomas Murray2323.4004.301344.0533821241.75010.84.9
12Alton Nixon270035.0
13Joe Nuxhall*1501.00054.0011.016656.0009.045.0
14John Orphal26715.3183.983426192.0182111851101.5218.55.2
15Joe Petrick*2912.3334.5010436.0442718161.66711.04.0
16Johnny Riddle3800711.0
17Harold Smith250033.0
18Joseph Talley*3138.2733.82151073.0925131291.65811.33.6
18 Players26.0
* - 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


Howie Fox370.00
Walter Milner370.00
Joseph Lease350.00
John Orphal340.00
Jake Baker300.00Stats for 2 teams
Bob Ferguson260.00
Joseph Talley150.00
Thomas Murray130.00
Arthur Cook100.00
Joe Petrick100.00
Walter Evans80.00
Dick Coffman50.00
Richard Kraft40.00
Harold Smith30.00
Darwin Cobb20.00
Joe Nuxhall10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Charles Anderson22R6' 1.0"1751922
Jake Baker33LL6' 0.0"190Aug 19, 1910Cartersville, GA, US
Jodie Beeler22RR6' 0.0"170Nov 26, 1921Dallas, TX, US
Eugene Bradley20R5' 5.0"1601924
Ben Catchings32L5' 10.0"160Apr 28, 1912Sherwood, TN, US
Darwin Cobb32LL5' 10.0"1551912
Dick Coffman37RR6' 2.0"195Dec 18, 1906Veto, AL, US
Arthur Cook18LL5' 10.0"1701926
Jake Daniel33LL5' 11.0"175Apr 22, 1911Roanoke, AL, US
Walter Evans17RR5' 11.0"1751927
Bob Ferguson25RR6' 1.0"180Apr 18, 1919Birmingham, AL, US
Wally Flager22LR5' 11.0"160Nov 3, 1921Chicago Heights, IL, US
Howie Fox23RR6' 3.0"210Mar 1, 1921Coburg, OR, US
Forrest Hunt30R5' 10.0"1751914
Rufus Jackson27L5' 8.0"1801917
Mike Kosman26RR5' 9.0"160Nov 26, 1917Hamtramck, MI, US
Richard Kraft23SR6' 0.0"1751921
Joseph Lease25RR5' 10.0"1631919
Walter Milner24RR6' 0.0"1971920
Thomas Murray23RR5' 11.0"1901921
Alton Nixon27LR6' 0.0"1601917
Joe Nuxhall15LL6' 3.0"195Jul 30, 1928Hamilton, OH, US
John Orphal26RR6' 0.0"197Nov 22, 1917Wapakoneta, OH, US
Ted Petoskey33RR5' 11.0"183Jan 5, 1911St. Charles, MI, US
Joe Petrick29LL6' 2.0"168Dec 3, 1914
Kenneth Raddant22R5' 9.0"1601922
Glenn Rawlinson20R6' 0.0"170Feb 18, 1924
Johnny Riddle38RR5' 11.0"190Oct 3, 1905Clinton, SC, US
Jim Riskosky21R6' 1.0"185Jan 6, 1923Frederick, CO, US
Dick Sipek21LR5' 9.0"170Jan 16, 1923Chicago, IL, US
Charles Smith27R5' 10.0"1651917
Harold Smith25RR6' 4.0"2251919
Paul Stephenson--Unknown
John Stowe29LR6' 1.0"180Aug 5, 1914
Joseph Talley31LL6' 6.0"1851913
William Thaxton27L5' 9.0"1651917
Kermit Wahl21RR5' 11.0"170Nov 18, 1922Columbia, SD, US
Richard Wentworth19R6' 1.0"1801925
Maurice Wright19R5' 10.0"1781925

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