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1939 Gadsden Pilots

1939 > Class B > 1939 Southeastern League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Yam Yaryan and Charlie Moss
Represented: Gadsden, AL
Ballpark: City Park (Gadsden, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

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 Jake Baker* 28 26 56 11 2 1 0 .196 .268 15
2 Warren Baker* 23 134 462 136 33 13 5 .294 .455 210
3 Vando Bertaccini* 27 82 287 81 10 7 8 .282 .449 129
4 Lew Carpenter 25 18 42 6 0 0 1 .143 .214 9
5 John Collins 31 129 414 92 18 1 8 .222 .329 136
6 Woody Coombs* 24 128 412 91 24 2 7 .221 .340 140 Stats for 2 teams
7 William Cranford 21 68 228 72 12 2 1 .316 .399 91
8 Thurston Crutchfield 27 19 23 2 0 0 0 .087 .087 2
9 Al DeRenne* 25 146 513 156 22 13 4 .304 .421 216
10 Bobby Dews 23 35 106 32 2 0 2 .302 .377 40
11 Frankie Gustine 19 137 490 147 20 11 8 .300 .435 213
12 Ralph Ifft 25 21 28 3 0 0 0 .107 .107 3
13 Harvey Johnson* 21 78 265 73 7 4 2 .275 .355 94
14 Frank Kalin 21 137 475 150 26 9 24 .316 .560 266
15 John Koneff 25 27 60 10 0 1 0 .167 .200 12
16 Edward Martin 22 78 251 66 12 0 1 .263 .323 81 Stats for 3 teams
17 Victor Mettler* 27 87 324 108 19 10 3 .333 .481 156 Stats for 2 teams
18 Charlie Moss 28 14 32 4 0 0 0 .125 .125 4
19 Elbert Padgett 23 42 62 4 1 0 0 .065 .081 5
20 Howard Peckman* 26 42 97 21 2 1 0 .216 .258 25
21 Andy Sierra* 23 32 69 13 3 1 0 .188 .261 18 Stats for 2 teams
22 Henry Smith 24 10 10 1 0 0 0 .100 .100 1
23 Yam Yaryan 46 52 139 42 5 0 4 .302 .424 59 Stats for 2 teams
24 Roy Younker 25 50 176 44 8 3 4 .250 .398 70
24 Players 24.6
* - 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* 28 12 6 .667 2.61 23 155.0 141 55 45 33 1.123 8.2 1.9
2 Lew Carpenter 25 11 5 .688 3.08 18 114.0 90 48 39 41 1.149 7.1 3.2
3 Thurston Crutchfield* 27 1 3 .250 4.79 18 77.0 101 52 41 18 1.545 11.8 2.1
4 Ralph Ifft 25 4 4 .500 3.92 18 78.0 80 46 34 40 1.538 9.2 4.6
5 John Koneff 25 15 8 .652 3.09 26 169.0 173 81 58 67 1.420 9.2 3.6
6 Elbert Padgett 23 13 15 .464 4.86 41 198.0 241 122 107 53 1.485 11.0 2.4
7 Howard Peckman* 26 13 12 .520 3.55 32 228.0 241 120 90 67 1.351 9.5 2.6
8 Andy Sierra* 23 11 12 .478 4.15 31 191.0 222 112 88 61 1.482 10.5 2.9 Stats for 2 teams
8 Players 25.0
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Edward Martin 74 303 37 9 .974 4.59 Stats for 3 teams
Yam Yaryan 38 137 16 5 .968 4.03 Stats for 2 teams
Roy Younker 37 173 25 4 .980 5.35
Bobby Dews 34 148 22 3 .983 5.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Warren Baker 134 1191 71 15 .988 9.42

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harvey Johnson 69 182 193 14 .964 5.43
William Cranford 66 152 176 23 .934 4.97

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frankie Gustine 116 155 259 23 .947 3.57
Woody Coombs 92 102 172 23 .923 2.98 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Collins 129 225 411 47 .931 4.93

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al DeRenne 146 296 14 12 .963 2.12
Frank Kalin 137 233 23 17 .938 1.87
Vando Bertaccini 80 133 8 9 .940 1.76
Victor Mettler 75 137 7 2 .986 1.92 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Elbert Padgett 41 0.00
Howard Peckman 32 0.00
Andy Sierra 31 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
John Koneff 26 0.00
Jake Baker 23 0.00
Lew Carpenter 18 0.00
Thurston Crutchfield 18 0.00
Ralph Ifft 18 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Allen 24 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jul 2, 1914 Smithville, TN, US
Jake Baker 28 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 19, 1910 Cartersville, GA, US
Warren Baker 23 L 5' 11.0" 190 1916
Vando Bertaccini 27 L 5' 10.0" 185 Jul 12, 1911 Lucca, IT
Lew Carpenter 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 16, 1913 Woodstock, GA, US
John Collins 31 R 5' 10.0" 170 1908
Woody Coombs 24 L 5' 9.0" 165 1915
William Cranford 21 R 6' 0.0" 168 1918
Thurston Crutchfield 27 R L 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 10, 1912
Al DeRenne 25 L 5' 11.0" 163 Nov 1, 1913 IL, US
Bobby Dews 23 R 5' 7.0" 148 Jul 10, 1915 Nashville, TN, US
Frankie Gustine 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Hoopeston, IL, US
Douglas Hautz 21 L L 5' 10.0" 180 1918
Wayne Huffaker 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1918
Ralph Ifft 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 14, 1914 Zelienpole, PA, US
Harvey Johnson 21 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 4, 1918 Mentone, AL, US
Frank Kalin 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1917 Steubenville, OH, US
John Koneff 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1914
Edward Martin 22 R 6' 1.0" 184 Apr 3, 1917
Victor Mettler 27 L 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 26, 1911
Charlie Moss 28 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Mar 20, 1911 Meridian, MS, US
Elbert Padgett 23 R R 6' 4.0" 180 1916
Howard Peckman 26 L L 6' 3.0" 195 1913
Andy Sierra 23 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 28, 1916 Bay St. Louis, MS, US
Henry Smith 24 R R 6' 1.0" 172 1915
Lewis Tabor 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1916
John Thomas -- Unknown
Ralph Williams 26 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1913
Yam Yaryan 46 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 5, 1892 Knowlton, IA, US
Roy Younker 25 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 12, 1914 Los Angeles, CA, US

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