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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
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 Charles Anderson 22 7 7 1 .143
2 Jake Baker* 33 33 47 10 0 0 0 .213 .213 10 Stats for 2 teams
3 Jodie Beeler 22 124 445 151 29 5 1 .339 .434 193
4 Eugene Bradley 20 40 137 38 3 3 0 .277 .343 47
5 Ben Catchings* 32 74 254 77 12 3 0 .303 .374 95
6 Darwin Cobb* 32 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Dick Coffman 37 5 5 1 .200
8 Arthur Cook* 18 10 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Jake Daniel* 33 129 450 114 24 9 9 .253 .407 183
10 Walter Evans 17 8 7 1 .143
11 Bob Ferguson 25 29 65 15 2 1 0 .231 .292 19
12 Wally Flager* 22 123 432 122 17 5 7 .282 .394 170
13 Howie Fox 23 56 114 26 1 0 0 .228 .237 27
14 Forrest Hunt 30 24 53 7 0 0 0 .132 .132 7
15 Rufus Jackson* 27 29 73 15 2 0 1 .205 .274 20 Stats for 3 teams
16 Mike Kosman 26 102 290 68 10 3 1 .234 .300 87 Stats for 2 teams
17 Richard Kraft# 23 4 2 1 .500
18 Joseph Lease 25 35 27 4 0 0 0 .148 .148 4
19 Walter Milner 24 37 48 7 1 0 0 .146 .167 8
20 Thomas Murray 23 13 13 3 1 0 0 .231 .308 4
21 Alton Nixon* 27 6 3 1 .333
22 John Orphal 26 38 74 14 0 1 0 .189 .216 16
23 Ted Petoskey 33 73 275 95 11 2 0 .345 .400 110
24 Joe Petrick* 29 10 11 2 0 0 0 .182 .182 2
25 Kenneth Raddant 22 7 18 2 .111
26 Glenn Rawlinson 20 83 257 69 6 1 0 .268 .300 77
27 Johnny Riddle 38 93 273 90 15 0 0 .330 .385 105
28 Jim Riskosky 21 7 23 7 .304
29 Dick Sipek* 21 134 508 162 17 9 4 .319 .411 209
30 Charles Smith 27 83 272 83 20 2 1 .305 .404 110
31 Paul Stephenson? -- 2 3 1 .333
32 John Stowe* 29 121 451 129 18 2 3 .286 .355 160 Stats for 2 teams
33 Joseph Talley* 31 15 24 6 0 0 0 .250 .250 6
34 William Thaxton* 27 117 411 118 17 1 1 .287 .341 140
35 Kermit Wahl 21 23 52 12 4 0 0 .231 .308 16
36 Richard Wentworth 19 8 13 6 .462
37 Maurice Wright 19 12 10 1 0 0 0 .100 .100 1
37 Players 26.6
* - 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
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 Jake Baker* 33 8 7 .533 3.94 30 10 121.0 164 78 53 47 1.744 12.2 3.5 Stats for 2 teams
2 Darwin Cobb* 32 0 1 .000 15.75 2 4.0 8 8 7 5 3.250 18.0 11.2
3 Dick Coffman 37 0 2 .000 6.63 5 19.0 33 17 14 5 2.000 15.6 2.4
4 Arthur Cook* 18 1 0 1.000 4.50 10 16.0 15 10 8 13 1.750 8.4 7.3
5 Walter Evans 17 0 2 .000 8.40 8 15.0 32 22 14 16 3.200 19.2 9.6
6 Bob Ferguson 25 13 7 .650 2.96 26 21 164.0 159 72 54 62 1.348 8.7 3.4
7 Howie Fox 23 19 10 .655 2.71 37 29 252.0 252 97 76 104 1.413 9.0 3.7
8 Richard Kraft 23 0 1 .000 5.14 4 7.0 12 5 4 6 2.571 15.4 7.7
9 Joseph Lease 25 6 5 .545 4.10 35 7 101.0 107 60 46 53 1.584 9.5 4.7
10 Walter Milner 24 8 13 .381 4.58 37 21 159.0 161 103 81 74 1.478 9.1 4.2
11 Thomas Murray 23 2 3 .400 4.30 13 44.0 53 38 21 24 1.750 10.8 4.9
12 Alton Nixon 27 0 0 3 5.0
13 Joe Nuxhall* 15 0 1 .000 54.00 1 1.0 1 6 6 5 6.000 9.0 45.0
14 John Orphal 26 7 15 .318 3.98 34 26 192.0 182 111 85 110 1.521 8.5 5.2
15 Joe Petrick* 29 1 2 .333 4.50 10 4 36.0 44 27 18 16 1.667 11.0 4.0
16 Johnny Riddle 38 0 0 7 11.0
17 Harold Smith 25 0 0 3 3.0
18 Joseph Talley* 31 3 8 .273 3.82 15 10 73.0 92 51 31 29 1.658 11.3 3.6
18 Players 26.0
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howie Fox 37 0.00
Walter Milner 37 0.00
Joseph Lease 35 0.00
John Orphal 34 0.00
Jake Baker 30 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Ferguson 26 0.00
Joseph Talley 15 0.00
Thomas Murray 13 0.00
Arthur Cook 10 0.00
Joe Petrick 10 0.00
Walter Evans 8 0.00
Dick Coffman 5 0.00
Richard Kraft 4 0.00
Harold Smith 3 0.00
Darwin Cobb 2 0.00
Joe Nuxhall 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charles Anderson 22 R 6' 1.0" 175 1922
Jake Baker 33 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 19, 1910 Cartersville, GA, US
Jodie Beeler 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 26, 1921 Dallas, TX, US
Eugene Bradley 20 R 5' 5.0" 160 1924
Ben Catchings 32 L 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 28, 1912 Sherwood, TN, US
Darwin Cobb 32 L L 5' 10.0" 155 1912
Dick Coffman 37 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 18, 1906 Veto, AL, US
Arthur Cook 18 L L 5' 10.0" 170 1926
Jake Daniel 33 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 22, 1911 Roanoke, AL, US
Walter Evans 17 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1927
Bob Ferguson 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 18, 1919 Birmingham, AL, US
Wally Flager 22 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 3, 1921 Chicago Heights, IL, US
Howie Fox 23 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 1, 1921 Coburg, OR, US
Forrest Hunt 30 R 5' 10.0" 175 1914
Rufus Jackson 27 L 5' 8.0" 180 1917
Mike Kosman 26 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Nov 26, 1917 Hamtramck, MI, US
Richard Kraft 23 S R 6' 0.0" 175 1921
Joseph Lease 25 R R 5' 10.0" 163 1919
Walter Milner 24 R R 6' 0.0" 197 1920
Thomas Murray 23 R R 5' 11.0" 190 1921
Alton Nixon 27 L R 6' 0.0" 160 1917
Joe Nuxhall 15 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 30, 1928 Hamilton, OH, US
John Orphal 26 R R 6' 0.0" 197 Nov 22, 1917 Wapakoneta, OH, US
Ted Petoskey 33 R R 5' 11.0" 183 Jan 5, 1911 St. Charles, MI, US
Joe Petrick 29 L L 6' 2.0" 168 Dec 3, 1914
Kenneth Raddant 22 R 5' 9.0" 160 1922
Glenn Rawlinson 20 R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 18, 1924
Johnny Riddle 38 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 3, 1905 Clinton, SC, US
Jim Riskosky 21 R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 6, 1923 Frederick, CO, US
Dick Sipek 21 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 16, 1923 Chicago, IL, US
Charles Smith 27 R 5' 10.0" 165 1917
Harold Smith 25 R R 6' 4.0" 225 1919
Paul Stephenson -- Unknown
John Stowe 29 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 5, 1914
Joseph Talley 31 L L 6' 6.0" 185 1913
William Thaxton 27 L 5' 9.0" 165 1917
Kermit Wahl 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 18, 1922 Columbia, SD, US
Richard Wentworth 19 R 6' 1.0" 180 1925
Maurice Wright 19 R 5' 10.0" 178 1925

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