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1952 Springfield Cubs

1952 > Class AAA > 1952 International League
Overall: 65-88

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Bill Kelly
Represented: Springfield, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1951 / 1953

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 Dewey Adkins 34 19 37 32 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 .125 .152 .125 .277 4 0 4
2 Herman Besse* 40 24 48 38 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 .079 .125 .079 .204 3 0 8
3 Nelson Burbrink 30 112 382 320 37 91 19 1 0 26 0 58 22 .284 .396 .350 .746 112 1 3
4 Wes Carr 27 19 33 32 2 10 2 0 0 4 0 1 4 .313 .333 .375 .708 12 0 0
5 Harry Chiti 19 35 100 94 7 27 2 0 1 11 0 5 3 .287 .330 .340 .670 32 1 0
6 Jess Dobernic 34 36 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
7 Monk Dubiel 34 12 14 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 .231 .286 .231 .516 3 0 0
8 Jim Fanning 24 3 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Vern Fear# 27 27 50 48 3 8 1 0 0 3 0 1 9 .167 .184 .188 .371 9 0 1
10 Ned Folmar 27 11 21 17 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 .176 .333 .235 .569 4 0 0
11 Ronnie George* 20 40 152 136 13 31 5 0 0 15 1 13 28 .228 .300 .265 .565 36 1 2
12 Bud Hardin 30 37 133 126 8 23 1 2 0 2 0 4 6 .183 .214 .222 .436 28 1 2
13 Bill Higdon* 28 65 234 214 36 63 17 4 7 31 1 17 34 .294 .349 .509 .858 109 1 2
14 Gene Hooks 24 67 258 226 31 57 10 1 2 15 8 23 27 .252 .327 .332 .659 75 2 7
15 Alan Ihde 25 48 51 46 5 9 1 0 0 1 0 4 11 .196 .260 .217 .477 10 0 1
16 Tony Jacobs# 26 53 28 27 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .222 .296 .519 8 0 1
17 Chris Kitsos# 24 131 517 404 59 101 21 2 1 30 5 103 61 .250 .409 .319 .729 129 6 4
18 Hank LaManna 32 58 69 61 5 15 1 0 0 10 0 8 14 .246 .333 .262 .596 16 0 0
19 Al Lary 23 21 23 21 2 6 1 0 0 2 0 2 3 .286 .348 .333 .681 7 0 0
20 Theodore Lotz 24 132 446 394 42 84 19 5 8 39 1 45 59 .213 .297 .348 .645 137 2 5
21 Robert Ludwig 25 114 431 382 40 96 16 3 3 37 1 41 35 .251 .324 .332 .656 127 0 8
22 Frank Marino 31 9 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Glenn McQuillen 37 85 332 299 25 70 8 5 5 40 2 27 26 .234 .306 .344 .651 103 4 2
24 Hal Meek 22 38 106 100 9 20 2 1 0 6 0 5 13 .200 .238 .240 .478 24 0 1
25 Hank Nasternak 29 8 20 3 .150
26 Tommy Neill* 32 36 133 119 11 26 6 1 0 12 0 12 5 .218 .295 .286 .581 34 1 1
27 William Padget 30 31 82 72 5 12 4 0 0 5 0 6 27 .167 .259 .222 .481 16 3 1
28 Johnny Pramesa 26 26 93 89 7 29 5 0 1 11 0 3 4 .326 .348 .416 .764 37 0 1
29 Fred Richards* 24 15 39 38 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 .132 .154 .132 .285 5 0 0
30 Mickey Rocco* 36 89 347 295 30 76 11 4 4 38 2 49 31 .258 .363 .363 .726 107 0 3
31 Ralph Rowe* 27 50 148 128 9 22 1 2 1 14 0 20 11 .172 .284 .234 .518 30 0 0
32 Duke Simpson 24 27 38 37 1 8 2 0 0 2 0 1 8 .216 .237 .270 .507 10 0 0
33 Emil Verban 36 138 566 531 45 127 20 7 1 36 2 8 20 .239 .252 .309 .561 164 1 26
34 Donald Vike 23 12 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 1
35 Jack Wallaesa# 32 149 581 485 61 112 21 4 14 66 3 92 91 .231 .358 .377 .735 183 4 0
35 Players 29.0 154 5537 4860 507 1151 197 44 48 463 26 562 588 .237 .319 .325 .645 1580 28 87
* - 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 Dewey Adkins 34 9 4 .692 2.81 19 17 6 3 109.0 101 40 34 37 40 2 0 3 1.266 8.3 3.1 3.3 1.08
2 Herman Besse* 40 8 13 .381 3.02 24 22 8 2 149.0 149 56 50 59 53 1 0 4 1.396 9.0 3.6 3.2 0.90
3 Wes Carr 27 7 6 .538 4.93 19 13 6 1 95.0 105 53 52 47 27 1 1 0 1.600 9.9 4.5 2.6 0.57
4 Jess Dobernic 34 1 3 .250 4.02 36 0 0 0 56.0 58 30 25 30 24 2 0 1 1.571 9.3 4.8 3.9 0.80 Stats for 2 teams
5 Monk Dubiel 34 0 5 .000 5.85 8 7 0 3 40.0 48 28 26 15 7 1 0 1 1.575 10.8 3.4 1.6 0.47
6 Vern Fear 27 6 8 .429 2.96 23 19 7 4 137.0 127 52 45 52 42 1 0 2 1.307 8.3 3.4 2.8 0.81
7 Dave Hillman 24 0 0 3.60 2 0 0 0 5.0 4 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 1.600 7.2 7.2 1.8 0.25
8 Alan Ihde 25 7 7 .500 4.35 41 17 5 1 147.0 143 86 71 78 61 3 0 6 1.503 8.8 4.8 3.7 0.78
9 Tony Jacobs 26 7 11 .389 3.47 53 2 0 0 109.0 111 57 42 57 40 4 0 2 1.541 9.2 4.7 3.3 0.70
10 Hank LaManna 32 2 3 .400 5.32 16 0 0 0 44.0 58 31 26 21 13 2 0 2 1.795 11.9 4.3 2.7 0.62
11 Al Lary 23 2 3 .400 4.88 16 9 2 0 59.0 74 34 32 38 28 0 0 2 1.898 11.3 5.8 4.3 0.74
12 Frank Marino 31 1 2 .333 4.30 9 3 0 1 23.0 33 12 11 7 9 2 0 0 1.739 12.9 2.7 3.5 1.29
13 William Padget 30 11 13 .458 3.74 31 29 13 1 214.0 243 97 89 60 83 4 1 2 1.416 10.2 2.5 3.5 1.38
14 Duke Simpson 24 3 11 .214 3.68 27 15 4 0 120.0 103 54 49 38 40 0 1 3 1.175 7.7 2.8 3.0 1.05
15 Donald Vike 23 1 0 1.000 5.40 12 1 1 1 30.0 26 19 18 14 14 1 0 1 1.333 7.8 4.2 4.2 1.00
15 Players 29.2 65 88 .425 154 154
* - 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
Nelson Burbrink 92 353 64 6 13 .986 4.53 2
Harry Chiti 26 107 11 3 1 .975 4.54 4
Johnny Pramesa 21 85 15 1 3 .990 4.76 0
Hal Meek 18 50 17 0 1 1.000 3.72 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Rocco 88 724 59 8 79 .990 8.90
Ronnie George 38 324 26 2 33 .994 9.21
Hal Meek 14 97 7 2 10 .981 7.43
Jack Wallaesa 12 109 7 1 13 .991 9.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Emil Verban 136 360 376 20 92 .974 5.41
Chris Kitsos 15 46 47 4 14 .959 6.20

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Ludwig 102 125 187 11 23 .966 3.06
Gene Hooks 51 56 99 8 8 .951 3.04
Nelson Burbrink 10 10 19 2 4 .935 2.90

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Kitsos 111 226 308 23 70 .959 4.81
Bud Hardin 32 59 89 8 21 .949 4.63
Gene Hooks 14 20 31 4 4 .927 3.64

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Wallaesa 135 265 7 7 4 .975 2.01
Theodore Lotz 127 314 9 4 3 .988 2.54
Glenn McQuillen 85 125 5 4 2 .970 1.53
Bill Higdon 61 112 6 4 1 .967 1.93
Ralph Rowe 46 93 4 3 1 .970 2.11
Tommy Neill 31 51 8 4 2 .937 1.90

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Jacobs 53 11 25 2 2 .947 0.68
Alan Ihde 41 14 48 0 7 1.000 1.51
Jess Dobernic 36 0 7 0 0 1.000 0.19 Stats for 2 teams
William Padget 31 9 42 2 2 .962 1.65
Duke Simpson 27 4 19 0 0 1.000 0.85
Herman Besse 24 7 33 2 2 .952 1.67
Vern Fear 23 7 25 2 2 .941 1.39
Dewey Adkins 19 4 9 0 1 1.000 0.68
Wes Carr 19 11 21 0 3 1.000 1.68
Hank LaManna 16 2 8 1 0 .909 0.63
Al Lary 16 3 12 0 2 1.000 0.94
Donald Vike 12 0 12 0 2 1.000 1.00
Frank Marino 9 0.00
Monk Dubiel 8 0.00
Dave Hillman 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dewey Adkins 34 R R 6' 2.0" 195 May 11, 1918 Norcatur, KS, US
Herman Besse 40 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 16, 1911 St. Louis, MO, US
Nelson Burbrink 30 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Dec 28, 1921 Cincinnati, OH, US
Wes Carr 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Apr 4, 1925 Lexington, KY, US
Harry Chiti 19 R R 6' 2.0" 221 Nov 16, 1932 Kincaid, IL, US
Jess Dobernic 34 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 20, 1917 Mount Olive, IL, US
Monk Dubiel 34 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 12, 1918 Hartford, CT, US
Jim Fanning 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 14, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Vern Fear 27 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 21, 1924 Everly, IA, US
Ned Folmar 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 14, 1924 Goshen, AL, US
Ronnie George 20 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 26, 1931 Brighton, MA, US
Bud Hardin 30 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 14, 1922 Shelby, NC, US
Bill Higdon 28 L R 6' 1.0" 193 Apr 27, 1924 Camp Hill, AL, US
Dave Hillman 24 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Sep 14, 1927 Dungannon, VA, US
Gene Hooks 24 R 6' 1.0" 187 May 15, 1928 Goldsboro, NC, US
Alan Ihde 25 R R 6' 2.0" 170 May 31, 1927 Yankton, SD, US
Tony Jacobs 26 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 5, 1925 Dixmoor, IL, US
Chris Kitsos 24 S R 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 11, 1928 New York, NY, US
Hank LaManna 32 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 22, 1919 Waterton, PA, US
Al Lary 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 26, 1928 Northport, AL, US
Theodore Lotz 24 R 6' 0.0" 180 1928
Robert Ludwig 25 R 5' 10.0" 180 1927
Frank Marino 31 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Jun 20, 1921 Chicago, IL, US
Glenn McQuillen 37 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Apr 19, 1915 Strasburg, VA, US
Hal Meek 22 R 6' 2.0" 190 May 22, 1930 LaSalle, IL, US
Hank Nasternak 29 R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 14, 1922 Buffalo, NY, US
Tommy Neill 32 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 7, 1919 Hartselle, AL, US
William Padget 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 8, 1921 Richburg, SC, US
Johnny Pramesa 26 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 28, 1925 Barton, OH, US
Fred Richards 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 3, 1927 Warren, OH, US
Mickey Rocco 36 L L 5' 11.0" 188 Mar 2, 1916 St. Paul, MN, US
Ralph Rowe 27 L R 5' 6.0" 160 Jul 14, 1924 Newberry, SC, US
Duke Simpson 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 15, 1927 Columbus, OH, US
Emil Verban 36 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 27, 1915 Lincoln, IL, US
Donald Vike 23 R R 6' 2.0" 207 1929
Jack Wallaesa 32 S R 6' 3.0" 191 Aug 31, 1919 Easton, PA, US

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