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1940 Joplin Miners

1940 > Class C > 1940 Western Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Paul O'Malley
Represented: Joplin, MO
Ballpark: Miners Park (Joplin, MO), Miners Park (Joplin, MO) and Miners Park (Joplin, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Eddie Bockman1913151113927117.272.409209
2Marvin Brown*1711142100.143.2143
3Russell Burns226204100.200.2505
4Frank Crouch2123377201.189.32412
5Wendell Finders2312150614222202.281.415210
6Teddy Greble?2214356100.171.2007
7John Harbin215417640643.227.35863
8Bud Heslet20141010.250.7503
9Ralph Houk201103641141870.313.401146
10Ed Ignasiak*2410338311219118.292.462177
11John Kernoski2117304100.133.1675
12George Leyrer2112242912725121.296.417179
13Steven Luby21123610201.278.41715
14Al Lyons2112347514225713.299.463220
15Russell Messerly2321459011.200.31114
16Walter Nasalik#2319418300.195.26811
17Paul O'Malley326116842700.250.29249
18John Orr22427318700.247.34225
19Red Ramsey23218123330.284.39532
20Harry Soufas232810128212.277.37638
21George Verbeck2594286772036.269.423121
22Fred Whalen2211266000.231.2316
23Jack Zerblis*24468611210.128.17415
24Florian Zielinski224416533200.200.21235
24 Players22.2
* - 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
1Frank Crouch?2166.5004.261974.0895535381.71610.84.6
2Teddy Greble?2263.6673.301179.0864229411.6089.84.7
3John Kernoski2195.6435.041791.0856251531.5168.45.2
4Russell Messerly2354.5566.542095.08777691142.1168.210.8
5Walter Nasalik*2366.5005.6619105.01277466601.78110.95.1
6John Orr22613.3166.1722124.016111385731.88711.75.3
7George Verbeck251010.5005.5328174.0225131107931.82811.64.8
8Fred Whalen2252.7143.771074.0943931221.56811.42.7
9Jack Zerblis*241510.6003.7845224.028914094641.57611.62.6
9 Players22.9
* - 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


Ralph Houk1045187810.9835.73
Paul O'Malley36173311.9955.67


Ed Ignasiak103866607.9928.99
Harry Soufas2827381.99610.04


Wendell Finders12136433935.9535.81


Eddie Bockman11511512731.8862.10


Frank Mabrey9114229935.9264.85Stats for 2 teams
Florian Zielinski447113922.9054.77


George Leyrer122287117.9772.44
Al Lyons122179157.9651.59
George Verbeck6311657.9451.92
John Harbin406114.9391.55
Red Ramsey204233.9382.25


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ralph Badger--Unknown
Eddie Bockman19RR5' 9.0"175Jul 26, 1920Santa Ana, CA, US
Marvin Brown17LL5' 11.0"1721923
Russell Burns22R6' 2.0"200Jun 17, 1918Independence, KS, US
Frank Crouch21R6' 0.0"1751919
Robert Duby19R5' 8.0"1601921
Wendell Finders23R5' 7.0"1551917
Teddy Greble22Feb 19, 1918Kansas City, MO, US
John Harbin21R6' 1.0"1671919
Bud Heslet20RR6' 2.0"205Feb 27, 1920Topeka, KS, US
Ralph Houk20RR5' 11.0"193Aug 9, 1919Lawrence, KS, US
Ed Ignasiak24L6' 2.0"185May 8, 1916Toledo, OH, US
John Kernoski21RR6' 0.0"1751919
Donald Kuecker22LMay 5, 1918
George Leyrer21R5' 8.0"1681919
Steven Luby21R6' 11.0"1601919
Al Lyons21RR6' 2.0"195Jul 18, 1918St. Joseph, MO, US
Frank Mabrey23R5' 9.0"1631917
Russell Messerly23RR6' 1.0"197Jul 11, 1916
Walter Nasalik23SL6' 2.0"2001917
Paul O'Malley32R5' 9.0"1601908
John Orr22RR6' 0.0"1851918
Eli Peterlic23Feb 10, 1917
Red Ramsey23R5' 10.0"1881917
Harry Soufas23R5' 11.0"175May 22, 1917GR
George Verbeck25RR6' 0.0"175Sep 12, 1914Kansas City, KS, US
Fred Whalen22RR5' 11.0"1701918
Jack Zerblis24LL6' 2.0"192Jul 21, 1915
Florian Zielinski22R5' 9.0"1501918

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