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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
1Tex Aulds2710434429334695343844752.235.345.314.6599222
2Wes Bailey*257132.154
3Augie Bergamo*311294984226111622824486536.275.376.379.75516038
4Milt Byrnes*311214994095912321336397451.301.413.389.801159412Stats for 2 teams
5Kenneth Chapman2714360752173130319745127568.250.347.384.73120038
6Hampton Coleman20172723211002029.
7Maurice Craft28255544111011020105.227.370.295.6661301
8Cot Deal#256713311513304111611825.261.361.339.7003900
9Walt Dropo2528119109922123122818.202.269.330.5993620
10Bill Elbert#242539365300000115.
11Jim Gleeson#36135523408781252961278910669.306.450.495.94620218Stats for 2 teams
12Don Grate24403630470003056.233.343.233.576701Stats for 2 teams
13Jack Griffore272964621710030010.
14Fred Hatfield*23391681551239820122924.252.305.329.6345131
15Dick Kimble*32994113415811018364756826.323.437.446.88215211Stats for 2 teams
16Chuck Koney228242400010.167.1674
17Red Lavigne249836932945929654973541.280.352.389.74212823
18Windy McCall*22571019091930180724.
19Dutch Meyer3212849643881131213209745437.299.379.498.87621822Stats for 2 teams
20Pete Modica24132519120000057.
21Jim Pruett301235305101013143.333.429.467.8951410
22Ewald Pyle*372868595810030416. for 2 teams
23Edward Rall23133936181006015.
24Jack Robinson2735635281220040712.231.333.269.6031413Stats for 2 teams
25Russell Rolandson316419418113372211001216.
26Rollin Schuster201065000000011.
27Jim Shea27221410021000024.200.333.300.633302
28Bill Sinton*26108352292567717532945865.264.386.387.77311302Stats for 3 teams
29George Strickland2210542836753878913955451.237.336.316.65311616
30George Toolson*253351472901040218.
31Frank Trechock3274238205274413001952525.215.306.278.5845726Stats for 3 teams
32Mickey Witek321175104648014517604744120.313.370.375.74517414Stats for 2 teams
33Jerry Witte32147588518721322832998858122.255.338.488.82625375
34Tom Wright*241516475638917331101385127985.307.393.467.86126314
35Bill Zuber352933313300010011.
35 Players28.6154581050576661283207648161674646781.254.342.368.71018613473
* - 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
1Wes Bailey2523.4004.287040.048221917142021.62510.
2Hampton Coleman2047.3645.40163175.080484545493101.6679.
3Cot Deal2557.4174.80147175.080514034343051.5209.
4Bill Elbert2427.2225.97202098.0118826556340041.77610.
5Don Grate2444.5004.193910116.0119685455492021.5009. for 2 teams
6Jack Griffore271013.4353.842991176.0198927560802121.46610.
7Joe Jones2300101.01102.0009.
8Ken Jungels3201.0006.00406.0754511012.00010.
9Windy McCall*22912.4294.6731140183.018210495991498041.5369.
10Nicholas Milan?--00100.12006.00054.00.00.0
11Pete Modica2427.2226.72132071.066555353281011.6768.
12Ewald Pyle*37813.3815.3327121162.019211396791045131.67310. for 2 teams
13Jack Robinson27714.3334.363271163.0191997979706131.65610. for 2 teams
14Rollin Schuster2001.0006.9510022.028251730100022.63611.512.34.10.33
15Jim Shea2714.2006.00221060.088514035260132.05013.
16George Toolson25410.2865.213340140.0160958164443021.60010.
17Bill Zuber3548.3336.092931105.0119777174550021.83810.
17 Players26.65698.364154154869
* - 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


Tex Aulds943995898.9814.868
Russell Rolandson592482752.9824.666
Edward Rall1358120.9674.542
Jim Pruett10361001.0003.701


Jerry Witte113930791795.9838.93
Walt Dropo2825511128.9969.50
Augie Bergamo13921216.9908.00


Mickey Witek1152403151285.9794.83Stats for 2 teams
Dutch Meyer721722011951.9525.18Stats for 2 teams
Kenneth Chapman3368961122.9374.97
Frank Trechock308474420.9755.27Stats for 3 teams


Kenneth Chapman1011041902617.9192.91
Fred Hatfield383575107.9172.89
Jerry Witte11151812.9713.00


Dick Kimble991642433258.9274.11Stats for 2 teams
George Strickland951953053469.9365.26
Frank Trechock275269623.9534.48Stats for 3 teams
Kenneth Chapman11141733.9122.82


Tom Wright14828717145.9562.05
Jim Gleeson12121710120.9501.88Stats for 2 teams
Milt Byrnes105238782.9682.33Stats for 2 teams
Augie Bergamo1042371233.9882.39
Red Lavigne901811233.9852.14
Bill Sinton8417015100.9492.20Stats for 3 teams
Dutch Meyer3458130.9521.74Stats for 2 teams
Jerry Witte2136440.9091.90
Maurice Craft1937010.9741.95
Cot Deal1530030.9092.00


Don Grate3982112.9670.74Stats for 2 teams
George Toolson3393031.9291.18
Jack Robinson3293932.9411.50Stats for 2 teams
Windy McCall3162620.9411.03
Jack Griffore29102123.9391.07
Bill Zuber2941811.9570.76
Ewald Pyle2753311.9741.41Stats for 2 teams
Jim Shea2231331.8420.73
Bill Elbert20622001.0001.40
Hampton Coleman16512021.0001.06
Cot Deal1461310.9501.36
Pete Modica134710.9170.85
Rollin Schuster100310.7500.30
Wes Bailey70.00
Ken Jungels40.00
Joe Jones10.00
Nicholas Milan10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Tex Aulds27RR6' 2.0"185Dec 28, 1920Farmerville, LA, US
Wes Bailey25LR6' 2.0"170Dec 7, 1922Logan, UT, US
Augie Bergamo31LL5' 9.0"165Feb 14, 1917Detroit, MI, US
Milt Byrnes31LL5' 10.0"170Nov 15, 1916St. Louis, MO, US
Kenneth Chapman27R5' 11.0"180Apr 26, 1921
Hampton Coleman20RR6' 2.0"175Feb 12, 1928Red Springs, NC, US
Maurice Craft28R6' 1.0"1701920
Cot Deal25SR5' 10.0"185Jan 23, 1923Arapaho, OK, US
Walt Dropo25RR6' 5.0"220Jan 30, 1923Moosup, CT, US
Bill Elbert24SR6' 1.0"195May 3, 1924Miles City, MT, US
Jim Gleeson36SR6' 1.0"191Mar 5, 1912Kansas City, MO, US
Don Grate24RR6' 2.0"180Aug 27, 1923Greenfield, OH, US
Jack Griffore27RR5' 11.0"195Mar 28, 1921
Fred Hatfield23LR6' 1.0"171Mar 18, 1925Lanett, AL, US
Joe Jones23RR6' 0.0"195Apr 6, 1925Flint Hill, VA, US
Ken Jungels32RR6' 1.0"180Jun 23, 1916Aurora, IL, US
Dick Kimble32LR5' 9.0"160Jul 27, 1915Buchtel, OH, US
Chuck Koney22R5' 9.0"160Oct 8, 1925
Red Lavigne24R5' 9.0"195Sep 2, 1923New Orleans, LA, US
Windy McCall22LL6' 0.0"180Jul 18, 1925San Francisco, CA, US
Dutch Meyer32RR5' 10.0"181Oct 6, 1915Waco, TX, US
Nicholas Milan--Unknown
Pete Modica24RR6' 0.0"145Jan 25, 1924New Orleans, LA, US
Jim Pruett30RR5' 10.0"178Dec 16, 1917Nashville, TN, US
Ewald Pyle37LL6' 0.0"175Aug 27, 1910St. Louis, MO, US
Edward Rall23R6' 0.0"1651925
Jack Robinson27RR6' 0.0"175Feb 20, 1921Orange, NJ, US
Russell Rolandson31R5' 10.0"170Feb 16, 1917
Rollin Schuster20RR6' 2.0"210May 3, 1928Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US
Jim Shea27RR5' 10.0"180Sep 23, 1920
Bill Sinton26LR5' 10.0"190Sep 20, 1921Chester, PA, US
George Strickland22RR6' 1.0"175Jan 10, 1926New Orleans, LA, US
George Toolson25LR6' 1.0"205Sep 30, 1922Burley, ID, US
Frank Trechock32RR5' 10.0"175Dec 24, 1915Windber, PA, US
Mickey Witek32RR5' 10.0"170Dec 19, 1915Luzerne, PA, US
Jerry Witte32RR6' 1.0"190Jul 30, 1915St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Wright24LR5' 11.0"180Sep 22, 1923Shelby, NC, US
Bill Zuber35RR6' 2.0"195Mar 26, 1913Middle Amana, IA, US

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