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1908 Bloomington Bloomers

1908 > Class B > 1908 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Bloomington, IL
Ballpark: Fans Field (Bloomington, IL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1907 / 1909

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 Mel Backus? 25 17 50 15 .300
2 Harry Barker? -- 11 29 3 .103
3 Fred Beck* 21 79 303 87 10 6 1 .287 .370 112
4 Bill Connors? 36 102 352 75 .213
5 George Cutshaw 21 97 369 98 .266
6 Charles Davidson? -- 28 80 13 .163
7 William Fox? 23 36 107 21 .196 Stats for 2 teams
8 John Godwin 31 120 417 107 .257
9 Ed Higgins? -- 38 111 19 .171
10 Albert Kuhn? -- 105 360 73 .203
11 Nig Langdon? 24 16 42 14 .333
12 Frank Long? -- 132 548 140 .255
13 Fred Melchior? 26 133 453 100 .221
14 Milo Netzel* 22 30 89 19 .213
15 Jess Orndorff# 27 90 308 66 .214 Stats for 2 teams
16 John Ovitz? -- 10 23 5 .217
17 Tom Railing? -- 12 30 7 .233 Stats for 2 teams
18 Clarence Royer? -- 16 44 9 .205
19 Roy Snyder? -- 126 432 78 .181
20 Harry Syfert? 26 31 95 20 .211 Stats for 2 teams
21 Art Wilson 22 84 255 56 .220
21 Players 26.3
* - 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 Harry Barker? -- 2 5 .286 10
2 Charles Davidson? -- 13 11 .542 28
3 William Fox? 23 15 16 .484 36 Stats for 2 teams
4 Ed Higgins? -- 23 12 .657 37
5 John Ovitz? -- 1 5 .167 10
6 Tom Railing? -- 4 4 .500 12 Stats for 2 teams
7 Clarence Royer? -- 7 7 .500 16
8 Harry Syfert? 26 9 11 .450 22 Stats for 2 teams
8 Players 24.1
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mel Backus 25 Mar 26, 1883 Harvey, KS, US
Harry Barker -- Unknown
Fred Beck 21 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 17, 1886 Havana, IL, US
Bill Connors 36 May 13, 1872 IE
George Cutshaw 21 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jul 29, 1886 Wilmington, IL, US
Charles Davidson -- Unknown
William Fox 23 1885
John Godwin 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 10, 1877 East Liverpool, OH, US
Ed Higgins -- Unknown
Albert Kuhn -- Unknown
Nig Langdon 24 1884 IL, US
Frank Long -- Unknown
Fred Melchior 26 Feb 13, 1882 IL, US
Milo Netzel 22 L L May 12, 1886 Eldred, PA, US
Jess Orndorff 27 S R 6' 0.0" 168 Jan 15, 1881 Chicago, IL, US
John Ovitz -- Unknown
Tom Railing -- Unknown
Clarence Royer -- Unknown
Eugene Salisbury -- Unknown
Roy Snyder -- Unknown
Harry Syfert 26 May 19, 1882
Art Wilson 22 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Dec 11, 1885 Macon, IL, US

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