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1951 Tyler East Texans

1951 > Class B > 1951 Big State League
Overall: 47-100

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Hal Epps, Gale Pringle and Joe Kracher
Represented: Tyler, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1William Akins253910720301.187.24326
2Jake Christie*311091100.111.2222
3Merv Connors373212231901.254.35243
4Edward Cox244712025102.208.26732
5Joe Duffield2142171381100.222.28749
6Hal Epps*3711839711921115.300.446177
7Eric Felton264510826800.241.31534
8John Fine2616141000.071.0711
9Carroll Gholson*184211631500.267.31036
10Julio Gomez*253811531610.270.33939
11Nick Gregory35248832511.364.47742
12Cecil Harper*2755189531004.280.39775
13Chris Haskins--26508101.160.24012
14Leon Hayes*2712142100.143.2143
15Joe Kracher375913537800.274.33345
16Phillip Little?--12130000.000.0000
17Bill Manning28135213200.250.28815
18Jesse Nelms23143910100.256.28211
19Russell Nelson261003911051752.269.353138
20Melvin Neuendorff?271214461062822.238.323144
21Tony Ordenana3210326100.188.2197
22Joe Pate3810214100.190.2385
23Gale Pringle29449315200.161.18317
24Bill Reeder2916356100.171.2007
25Hank Robinson28853129111011.292.433135
26Mel Stein245017446814.264.39168
27John Stone3312548313823620.286.482233
27 Players28.9147550048765921217236346652749573707.250.329.353.681171951
* - 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
1Nicholas Buonato2353.6256.321884.01226559211.70213.12.2Stats for 2 teams
2Eric Felton26715.3184.1022167.016510376851.4978.94.6
3John Fine2613
4Chris Haskins--65.5454.0222112.01186650581.5719.54.7
5Leon Hayes*2712
6Phillip Little?--10
7Joe Pate3805.0005.241055.0623932451.94510.17.4
8Gale Pringle291016.3853.5940228.024011891941.4659.53.7
9Bill Reeder29410.2863.5815108.01105143291.2879.22.4
10Fred Smith271414.5004.3846216.0254134105901.59310.63.8Stats for 2 teams
10 Players27.647100.320147147
* - 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


Fred Smith46Stats for 2 teams
Gale Pringle40
Chris Haskins22
Nicholas Buonato18Stats for 2 teams
Bill Reeder15
John Fine13
Leon Hayes12
Phillip Little10
Joe Pate10

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
William Akins25R6' 0.0"1951926
Bill Briggs23RL6' 0.0"195Nov 16, 1927
Nicholas Buonato23RR6' 0.0"1751928
Joe Calloway--Unknown
Irving Carlson25R5' 10.0"1751926
Jake Christie31LR6' 2.0"175Sep 3, 1919
Merv Connors37RR6' 2.0"192Jan 23, 1914Berkeley, CA, US
Edward Cox24R5' 8.0"172Apr 23, 1927Mobile, AL, US
Charles Davis--Unknown
Nick DeLuca32L5' 6.0"1651919Sykesville, PA, US
Joe Duffield21R6' 1.0"1651930
Hal Epps37LL6' 0.0"175Mar 26, 1914Athens, GA, US
Eric Felton26RR6' 2.0"1951925
John Fine26RR6' 0.0"1851925
Lee Forrest28RR6' 1.0"2101923
Carroll Gholson18LR6' 2.0"1851933
Julio Gomez25LL6' 2.0"1751926
Nick Gregory35R5' 7.0"185Sep 13, 1915St. Louis, MO, US
Cecil Harper27L6' 2.0"1801924
Chris Haskins--RR5' 9.0"165Unknown
Leon Hayes27LL6' 4.0"1971924
Joe Kracher37RR5' 11.0"185Nov 4, 1913Philadelphia, PA, US
Si Lambert24LL6' 6.0"168Dec 15, 1926Jackson, OH, US
Joseph Langdon--Unknown
Phillip Little--Unknown
Bill Manning28RL6' 2.0"195Apr 3, 1923Waltham, MA, US
Steve Marinkovich--Unknown
Patrick McLaughlin--Unknown
Jesse Nelms23R5' 11.0"2021928
Russell Nelson26R5' 8.0"1601925
Melvin Neuendorff27Nov 16, 1923Bernardo, TX, US
Tony Ordenana32RR5' 9.0"158Oct 30, 1918Guanabacoa, La Habana, CU
Joe Pate38RR6' 0.0"190Apr 28, 1913Fulton, AR, US
Gale Pringle29RR6' 2.0"180Jan 20, 1922Hollis, OK, US
Bill Reeder29RR6' 5.0"205Feb 20, 1922Dike, TX, US
Hank Robinson28RR6' 1.0"205Mar 27, 1923Covington, TN, US
Fred Smith27RR6' 3.0"2101924
Gilbert Smith26L5' 11.0"1701925
Mel Stein24RL6' 0.0"180Jan 3, 1927St. Louis, MO, US
John Stone33R5' 9.0"165May 18, 1918
Moose Vucelich28L6' 0.0"190Nov 3, 1922Dilles Bottom, OH, US
Paul Walker--Unknown
Harry Winters28R5' 11.0"1751923
Bob Zolliecoffer25RR6' 0.0"175May 16, 1926Denning, AR, US

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