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1948 Louisville Colonels

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 American Association
Overall: 56-98
Scored 666 runs, Allowed 869 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-95

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Nemo Leibold
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Parkway Field  (Louisville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 Tex Aulds 27 104 344 293 34 69 5 3 4 38 4 47 52 .235 .345 .314 .659 92 2 2
2 Wes Bailey* 25 7 13 2 .154
3 Augie Bergamo* 31 129 498 422 61 116 22 8 2 44 8 65 36 .275 .376 .379 .755 160 3 8
4 Milt Byrnes* 31 121 499 409 59 123 21 3 3 63 9 74 51 .301 .413 .389 .801 159 4 12 Stats for 2 teams
5 Kenneth Chapman 27 143 607 521 73 130 31 9 7 45 12 75 68 .250 .347 .384 .731 200 3 8
6 Hampton Coleman 20 17 27 23 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 9 .043 .120 .087 .207 2 0 2
7 Maurice Craft 28 25 55 44 11 10 1 1 0 2 0 10 5 .227 .370 .295 .666 13 0 1
8 Cot Deal# 25 67 133 115 13 30 4 1 1 16 1 18 25 .261 .361 .339 .700 39 0 0
9 Walt Dropo 25 28 119 109 9 22 1 2 3 12 2 8 18 .202 .269 .330 .599 36 2 0
10 Bill Elbert# 24 25 39 36 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 .083 .108 .083 .191 3 0 2
11 Jim Gleeson# 36 135 523 408 78 125 29 6 12 78 9 106 69 .306 .450 .495 .946 202 1 8 Stats for 2 teams
12 Don Grate 24 40 36 30 4 7 0 0 0 3 0 5 6 .233 .343 .233 .576 7 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
13 Jack Griffore 27 29 64 62 1 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 10 .113 .113 .129 .242 8 0 2
14 Fred Hatfield* 23 39 168 155 12 39 8 2 0 12 2 9 24 .252 .305 .329 .634 51 3 1
15 Dick Kimble* 32 99 411 341 58 110 18 3 6 47 5 68 26 .323 .437 .446 .882 152 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
16 Chuck Koney 22 8 24 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .167 4
17 Red Lavigne 24 98 369 329 45 92 9 6 5 49 7 35 41 .280 .352 .389 .742 128 2 3
18 Windy McCall* 22 57 101 90 9 19 3 0 1 8 0 7 24 .211 .276 .278 .553 25 1 3
19 Dutch Meyer 32 128 496 438 81 131 21 3 20 97 4 54 37 .299 .379 .498 .876 218 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
20 Pete Modica 24 13 25 19 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 .105 .292 .105 .397 2 0 1
21 Jim Pruett 30 12 35 30 5 10 1 0 1 3 1 4 3 .333 .429 .467 .895 14 1 0
22 Ewald Pyle* 37 28 68 59 5 8 1 0 0 3 0 4 16 .136 .203 .153 .356 9 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
23 Edward Rall 23 13 39 36 1 8 1 0 0 6 0 1 5 .222 .282 .250 .532 9 2 0
24 Jack Robinson 27 35 63 52 8 12 2 0 0 4 0 7 12 .231 .333 .269 .603 14 1 3 Stats for 2 teams
25 Russell Rolandson 31 64 194 181 13 37 2 2 1 10 0 12 16 .204 .258 .254 .512 46 1 0
26 Rollin Schuster 20 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0
27 Jim Shea 27 22 14 10 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 .200 .333 .300 .633 3 0 2
28 Bill Sinton* 26 108 352 292 56 77 17 5 3 29 4 58 65 .264 .386 .387 .773 113 0 2 Stats for 3 teams
29 George Strickland 22 105 428 367 53 87 8 9 1 39 5 54 51 .237 .336 .316 .653 116 1 6
30 George Toolson* 25 33 51 47 2 9 0 1 0 4 0 2 18 .191 .224 .234 .459 11 0 2
31 Frank Trechock 32 74 238 205 27 44 13 0 0 19 5 25 25 .215 .306 .278 .584 57 2 6 Stats for 3 teams
32 Mickey Witek 32 117 510 464 80 145 17 6 0 47 4 41 20 .313 .370 .375 .745 174 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
33 Jerry Witte 32 147 588 518 72 132 28 3 29 98 8 58 122 .255 .338 .488 .826 253 7 5
34 Tom Wright* 24 151 647 563 89 173 31 10 13 85 12 79 85 .307 .393 .467 .861 263 1 4
35 Bill Zuber 35 29 33 31 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 .097 .097 .097 .194 3 0 2
35 Players 28.6 154 5810 5057 666 1283 207 64 81 616 74 646 781 .254 .342 .368 .710 1861 34 73
* - 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 Wes Bailey 25 2 3 .400 4.28 7 0 40.0 48 22 19 17 14 2 0 2 1.625 10.8 3.8 3.2 0.82
2 Hampton Coleman 20 4 7 .364 5.40 16 3 1 75.0 80 48 45 45 49 3 1 0 1.667 9.6 5.4 5.9 1.09
3 Cot Deal 25 5 7 .417 4.80 14 7 1 75.0 80 51 40 34 34 3 0 5 1.520 9.6 4.1 4.1 1.00
4 Bill Elbert 24 2 7 .222 5.97 20 2 0 98.0 118 82 65 56 34 0 0 4 1.776 10.8 5.1 3.1 0.61
5 Don Grate 24 4 4 .500 4.19 39 1 0 116.0 119 68 54 55 49 2 0 2 1.500 9.2 4.3 3.8 0.89 Stats for 2 teams
6 Jack Griffore 27 10 13 .435 3.84 29 9 1 176.0 198 92 75 60 80 2 1 2 1.466 10.1 3.1 4.1 1.33
7 Joe Jones 23 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 1 0 2.000 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
8 Ken Jungels 32 0 1 .000 6.00 4 0 6.0 7 5 4 5 1 1 0 1 2.000 10.5 7.5 1.5 0.20
9 Windy McCall* 22 9 12 .429 4.67 31 14 0 183.0 182 104 95 99 149 8 0 4 1.536 9.0 4.9 7.3 1.51
10 Nicholas Milan? -- 0 0 1 0 0.1 2 0 0 6.000 54.0 0.0 0.0
11 Pete Modica 24 2 7 .222 6.72 13 2 0 71.0 66 55 53 53 28 1 0 1 1.676 8.4 6.7 3.5 0.53
12 Ewald Pyle* 37 8 13 .381 5.33 27 12 1 162.0 192 113 96 79 104 5 1 3 1.673 10.7 4.4 5.8 1.32 Stats for 2 teams
13 Jack Robinson 27 7 14 .333 4.36 32 7 1 163.0 191 99 79 79 70 6 1 3 1.656 10.5 4.4 3.9 0.89 Stats for 2 teams
14 Rollin Schuster 20 0 1 .000 6.95 10 0 22.0 28 25 17 30 10 0 0 2 2.636 11.5 12.3 4.1 0.33
15 Jim Shea 27 1 4 .200 6.00 22 1 0 60.0 88 51 40 35 26 0 1 3 2.050 13.2 5.2 3.9 0.74
16 George Toolson 25 4 10 .286 5.21 33 4 0 140.0 160 95 81 64 44 3 0 2 1.600 10.3 4.1 2.8 0.69
17 Bill Zuber 35 4 8 .333 6.09 29 3 1 105.0 119 77 71 74 55 0 0 2 1.838 10.2 6.3 4.7 0.74
17 Players 26.6 56 98 .364 154 154 869
* - 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
Tex Aulds 94 399 58 9 8 .981 4.86 8
Russell Rolandson 59 248 27 5 2 .982 4.66 6
Edward Rall 13 58 1 2 0 .967 4.54 2
Jim Pruett 10 36 1 0 0 1.000 3.70 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Witte 113 930 79 17 95 .983 8.93
Walt Dropo 28 255 11 1 28 .996 9.50
Augie Bergamo 13 92 12 1 6 .990 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Witek 115 240 315 12 85 .979 4.83 Stats for 2 teams
Dutch Meyer 72 172 201 19 51 .952 5.18 Stats for 2 teams
Kenneth Chapman 33 68 96 11 22 .937 4.97
Frank Trechock 30 84 74 4 20 .975 5.27 Stats for 3 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenneth Chapman 101 104 190 26 17 .919 2.91
Fred Hatfield 38 35 75 10 7 .917 2.89
Jerry Witte 11 15 18 1 2 .971 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Kimble 99 164 243 32 58 .927 4.11 Stats for 2 teams
George Strickland 95 195 305 34 69 .936 5.26
Frank Trechock 27 52 69 6 23 .953 4.48 Stats for 3 teams
Kenneth Chapman 11 14 17 3 3 .912 2.82

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Wright 148 287 17 14 5 .956 2.05
Jim Gleeson 121 217 10 12 0 .950 1.88 Stats for 2 teams
Milt Byrnes 105 238 7 8 2 .968 2.33 Stats for 2 teams
Augie Bergamo 104 237 12 3 3 .988 2.39
Red Lavigne 90 181 12 3 3 .985 2.14
Bill Sinton 84 170 15 10 0 .949 2.20 Stats for 3 teams
Dutch Meyer 34 58 1 3 0 .952 1.74 Stats for 2 teams
Jerry Witte 21 36 4 4 0 .909 1.90
Maurice Craft 19 37 0 1 0 .974 1.95
Cot Deal 15 30 0 3 0 .909 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Grate 39 8 21 1 2 .967 0.74 Stats for 2 teams
George Toolson 33 9 30 3 1 .929 1.18
Jack Robinson 32 9 39 3 2 .941 1.50 Stats for 2 teams
Windy McCall 31 6 26 2 0 .941 1.03
Jack Griffore 29 10 21 2 3 .939 1.07
Bill Zuber 29 4 18 1 1 .957 0.76
Ewald Pyle 27 5 33 1 1 .974 1.41 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Shea 22 3 13 3 1 .842 0.73
Bill Elbert 20 6 22 0 0 1.000 1.40
Hampton Coleman 16 5 12 0 2 1.000 1.06
Cot Deal 14 6 13 1 0 .950 1.36
Pete Modica 13 4 7 1 0 .917 0.85
Rollin Schuster 10 0 3 1 0 .750 0.30
Wes Bailey 7 0.00
Ken Jungels 4 0.00
Joe Jones 1 0.00
Nicholas Milan 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tex Aulds 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 28, 1920 Farmerville, LA, US
Wes Bailey 25 L R 6' 2.0" 170 Dec 7, 1922 Logan, UT, US
Augie Bergamo 31 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 14, 1917 Detroit, MI, US
Milt Byrnes 31 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 15, 1916 St. Louis, MO, US
Kenneth Chapman 27 R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 26, 1921
Hampton Coleman 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 12, 1928 Red Springs, NC, US
Maurice Craft 28 R 6' 1.0" 170 1920
Cot Deal 25 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 23, 1923 Arapaho, OK, US
Walt Dropo 25 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Jan 30, 1923 Moosup, CT, US
Bill Elbert 24 S R 6' 1.0" 195 May 3, 1924 Miles City, MT, US
Jim Gleeson 36 S R 6' 1.0" 191 Mar 5, 1912 Kansas City, MO, US
Don Grate 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 27, 1923 Greenfield, OH, US
Jack Griffore 27 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 28, 1921
Fred Hatfield 23 L R 6' 1.0" 171 Mar 18, 1925 Lanett, AL, US
Joe Jones 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Apr 6, 1925 Flint Hill, VA, US
Ken Jungels 32 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 23, 1916 Aurora, IL, US
Dick Kimble 32 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Jul 27, 1915 Buchtel, OH, US
Chuck Koney 22 R 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 8, 1925
Red Lavigne 24 R 5' 9.0" 195 Sep 2, 1923 New Orleans, LA, US
Windy McCall 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 18, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
Dutch Meyer 32 R R 5' 10.0" 181 Oct 6, 1915 Waco, TX, US
Nicholas Milan -- Unknown
Pete Modica 24 R R 6' 0.0" 145 Jan 25, 1924 New Orleans, LA, US
Jim Pruett 30 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Dec 16, 1917 Nashville, TN, US
Ewald Pyle 37 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 27, 1910 St. Louis, MO, US
Edward Rall 23 R 6' 0.0" 165 1925
Jack Robinson 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1921 Orange, NJ, US
Russell Rolandson 31 R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 16, 1917
Rollin Schuster 20 R R 6' 2.0" 210 May 3, 1928 Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US
Jim Shea 27 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 23, 1920
Bill Sinton 26 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Sep 20, 1921 Chester, PA, US
George Strickland 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 10, 1926 New Orleans, LA, US
George Toolson 25 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Sep 30, 1922 Burley, ID, US
Frank Trechock 32 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 24, 1915 Windber, PA, US
Mickey Witek 32 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 19, 1915 Luzerne, PA, US
Jerry Witte 32 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 30, 1915 St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Wright 24 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 22, 1923 Shelby, NC, US
Bill Zuber 35 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 26, 1913 Middle Amana, IA, US

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