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1944 St. Louis Browns

1944 > Class Major League > 1944 American League
Overall: 89-65
Scored 684 runs, Allowed 587 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Luke Sewell
Represented: St. Louis, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 508,644
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 Floyd Baker* 27 44 110 97 10 17 3 0 0 5 2 0 11 5 .175 .259 .206 .465 20 1 0 2
2 Milt Byrnes* 27 128 487 407 63 120 20 4 4 45 1 7 68 50 .295 .396 .393 .789 160 8 0 12
3 George Caster 36 42 20 20 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .250 .250 .300 .550 6 0 0 0
4 Mike Chartak* 28 35 80 72 8 17 2 1 1 7 0 0 6 9 .236 .304 .333 .637 24 1 1 1
5 Mark Christman 30 148 607 547 56 148 25 1 6 83 5 2 47 37 .271 .332 .353 .684 193 18 3 10
6 Ellis Clary 27 25 62 49 6 13 1 1 0 4 1 0 12 9 .265 .410 .327 .736 16 0 0 1
7 Frank Demaree 34 16 58 51 4 13 2 0 0 6 0 0 6 3 .255 .333 .294 .627 15 0 0 1
8 Denny Galehouse 32 24 55 48 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 19 .063 .118 .063 .180 3 3 0 4
9 Don Gutteridge 32 148 660 603 89 148 27 11 3 36 20 8 51 63 .245 .304 .342 .646 206 4 0 6
10 Tom Hafey 30 8 15 14 1 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .357 .400 .500 .900 7 0 0 0
11 Red Hayworth 28 90 282 270 20 60 11 1 1 25 0 0 10 13 .222 .253 .281 .534 76 0 1 1
12 Al Hollingsworth* 36 26 32 28 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 .071 .188 .071 .259 2 2 0 0
13 Sig Jakucki 34 36 76 73 9 11 1 1 1 8 0 0 1 14 .151 .162 .233 .395 17 2 0 2
14 Jack Kramer 26 33 95 85 6 14 2 0 2 6 0 0 8 21 .165 .245 .259 .504 22 2 1 1
15 Mike Kreevich 36 105 441 402 55 121 15 6 5 44 3 3 27 24 .301 .348 .405 .754 163 12 2 10
16 Chet Laabs 32 66 235 201 28 47 10 2 5 23 3 1 29 33 .234 .330 .378 .709 76 3 0 5
17 Frank Mancuso 26 88 269 244 19 50 11 0 1 24 1 0 20 32 .205 .271 .262 .533 64 11 2 3
18 Babe Martin 24 2 4 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.000 1.750 4 0 0 0
19 George McQuinn* 34 146 623 516 83 129 26 3 11 72 4 3 85 74 .250 .357 .376 .733 194 1 1 21
20 Gene Moore* 34 110 418 390 56 93 13 6 6 58 0 5 24 37 .238 .284 .349 .633 136 7 1 3
21 Bob Muncrief 28 33 86 78 4 18 2 0 0 10 1 0 3 16 .231 .259 .256 .516 20 1 0 5
22 Nels Potter* 32 32 92 82 4 13 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 4 .159 .207 .171 .378 14 2 1 5
23 Len Schulte 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
24 Joe Schultz* 25 3 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 0
25 Tex Shirley# 26 30 28 28 7 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .143 .143 .143 .286 4 1 0 0
26 Vern Stephens 23 145 628 559 91 164 32 1 20 109 2 2 62 54 .293 .365 .462 .826 258 3 1 6
27 Steve Sundra 34 3 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 0 0
28 Lefty West 28 11 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0
29 Al Zarilla* 25 100 330 288 43 86 13 6 6 45 1 1 29 33 .299 .375 .448 .823 129 2 6 7
30 Sam Zoldak* 25 18 6 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0
30 Players 29.9 154 5928 5269 684 1328 223 45 72 628 44 33 531 604 .252 .323 .352 .675 1857 93 21 107
* - 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 George Caster 36 6 6 .500 2.44 42 0 34 0 0 12 81.0 91 37 22 5 33 46 0 0 0 358 1.531 10.1 0.6 3.7 5.1 1.39
2 Denny Galehouse 32 9 10 .474 3.12 24 19 1 6 2 0 153.0 162 64 53 6 44 80 1 0 0 664 1.346 9.5 0.4 2.6 4.7 1.82
3 Al Hollingsworth* 36 5 7 .417 4.47 26 10 8 3 2 1 92.2 108 51 46 3 37 22 1 0 4 419 1.565 10.5 0.3 3.6 2.1 0.59
4 Willis Hudlin 38 0 1 .000 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
5 Sig Jakucki 34 13 9 .591 3.55 35 24 8 12 4 3 198.0 211 89 78 17 54 67 3 0 1 853 1.338 9.6 0.8 2.5 3.0 1.24
6 Jack Kramer 26 17 13 .567 2.49 33 31 2 18 1 0 257.0 233 94 71 3 75 124 1 2 2 1058 1.198 8.2 0.1 2.6 4.3 1.65
7 Bob Muncrief 28 13 8 .619 3.08 33 27 5 12 3 1 219.1 216 83 75 11 50 88 3 0 3 905 1.213 8.9 0.5 2.1 3.6 1.76
8 Nels Potter 32 19 7 .731 2.83 32 29 2 16 3 0 232.0 211 79 73 6 70 91 1 1 4 955 1.211 8.2 0.2 2.7 3.5 1.30
9 Tex Shirley 26 5 4 .556 4.15 23 11 6 2 1 0 80.1 59 45 37 4 64 35 1 0 2 360 1.531 6.6 0.4 7.2 3.9 0.55
10 Steve Sundra 34 2 0 1.000 1.42 3 3 0 2 0 0 19.0 15 3 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 75 1.000 7.1 0.5 1.9 0.5 0.25
11 Lefty West* 28 0 0 6.29 11 0 6 0 0 0 24.1 34 18 17 1 19 11 1 0 0 120 2.178 12.6 0.4 7.0 4.1 0.58
12 Sam Zoldak* 25 0 0 3.72 18 0 10 0 0 0 38.2 49 22 16 1 19 15 0 0 2 181 1.759 11.4 0.2 4.4 3.5 0.79
12 Players 30.9 89 65 .578 3.17 154 154 83 71 16 17 1397.1 1392 587 492 58 469 581 12 3 18 5958 1.332 9.0 0.4 3.0 3.7 1.24
* - 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
Red Hayworth 87 339 39 13 4 .967 4.34 6 35 16 31%
Frank Mancuso 87 311 35 17 9 .953 3.98 5 36 15 29%
Joe Schultz 3 8 1 2 0 .818 3.00 0 3 0 0%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George McQuinn 146 1332 72 9 116 .994 9.62
Mike Chartak 12 89 5 0 5 1.000 7.83
Mark Christman 3 33 1 1 2 .971 11.33
Tom Hafey 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
Gene Moore 1 2 0 1 1 .667 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Gutteridge 146 368 407 35 95 .957 5.31
Floyd Baker 17 24 22 1 3 .979 2.71
Ellis Clary 6 6 9 1 2 .938 2.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Christman 145 172 316 14 34 .972 3.37
Ellis Clary 11 10 19 0 2 1.000 2.64

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vern Stephens 143 239 480 35 71 .954 5.03
Floyd Baker 16 17 46 4 6 .940 3.94

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Zarilla 74 0.00
Milt Byrnes 42 0.00
Chet Laabs 37 0.00
Frank Demaree 15 0.00
Mike Chartak 4 0.00
Tom Hafey 3 0.00
Babe Martin 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Kreevich 94 0.00
Milt Byrnes 51 0.00
Al Zarilla 2 0.00
Chet Laabs 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Moore 98 0.00
Milt Byrnes 36 0.00
Chet Laabs 19 0.00
Mike Kreevich 6 0.00
Al Zarilla 4 0.00
Mike Chartak 3 0.00
Frank Demaree 1 0.00
Tom Hafey 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Milt Byrnes 122 282 7 7 1 .976 2.37
Mike Kreevich 100 282 4 4 0 .986 2.86
Gene Moore 98 208 5 7 2 .968 2.17
Al Zarilla 79 167 4 4 1 .977 2.16
Chet Laabs 55 108 3 0 2 1.000 2.02
Frank Demaree 16 30 1 1 0 .969 1.94
Mike Chartak 7 16 0 0 0 1.000 2.29
Tom Hafey 4 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.75
Babe Martin 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Caster 42 2 13 0 0 1.000 0.36
Sig Jakucki 35 7 44 0 2 1.000 1.46
Jack Kramer 33 10 62 3 5 .960 2.18
Bob Muncrief 33 16 35 1 1 .981 1.55
Nels Potter 32 11 52 3 3 .955 1.97
Al Hollingsworth 26 3 14 0 0 1.000 0.65
Denny Galehouse 24 3 21 3 0 .889 1.00
Tex Shirley 23 6 7 2 1 .867 0.57
Sam Zoldak 18 0 8 0 2 1.000 0.44
Lefty West 11 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.27
Steve Sundra 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Willis Hudlin 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Floyd Baker 27 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 10, 1916 Luray, VA, US
Milt Byrnes 27 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 15, 1916 St. Louis, MO, US
George Caster 36 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 4, 1907 Colton, CA, US
Mike Chartak 28 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Apr 28, 1916 Brooklyn, NY, US
Mark Christman 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 21, 1913 Maplewood, MO, US
Ellis Clary 27 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 11, 1916 Valdosta, GA, US
Frank Demaree 34 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 10, 1910 Winters, CA, US
Hal Epps 30 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 26, 1914 Athens, GA, US
Denny Galehouse 32 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 7, 1911 Marshallville, OH, US
Don Gutteridge 32 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 19, 1912 Pittsburg, KS, US
Tom Hafey 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 12, 1913 Berkeley, CA, US
Red Hayworth 28 R R 6' 1.0" 200 May 14, 1916 High Point, NC, US
Al Hollingsworth 36 L L 6' 0.0" 174 Feb 25, 1908 St. Louis, MO, US
Willis Hudlin 38 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 23, 1906 Wagoner, OK, US
Sig Jakucki 34 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Aug 20, 1909 Camden, NJ, US
Jack Kramer 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 5, 1918 New Orleans, LA, US
Mike Kreevich 36 R R 5' 7.0" 168 Jun 10, 1908 Mount Olive, IL, US
Chet Laabs 32 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Apr 30, 1912 Milwaukee, WI, US
Frank Mancuso 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 23, 1918 Houston, TX, US
Babe Martin 24 R R 5' 11.0" 194 Mar 28, 1920 Seattle, WA, US
George McQuinn 34 L L 5' 11.0" 165 May 29, 1910 Arlington, VA, US
Gene Moore 34 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 26, 1909 Lancaster, TX, US
Bob Muncrief 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 28, 1916 Madill, OK, US
Nels Potter 32 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 23, 1911 Mount Morris, IL, US
Len Schulte 27 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 5, 1916 St. Charles, MO, US
Joe Schultz 25 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 29, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Tex Shirley 26 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 25, 1918 Birthright, TX, US
Vern Stephens 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 23, 1920 McAllister, NM, US
Steve Sundra 34 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 27, 1910 Luxor, PA, US
Tom Turner 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 8, 1916 Custer, OK, US
Lefty West 28 R L 6' 0.0" 165 Sep 3, 1915 Gibsonville, NC, US
Al Zarilla 25 L R 5' 11.0" 180 May 1, 1919 Los Angeles, CA, US
Sam Zoldak 25 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 8, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US

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