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1948 Seattle Rainiers

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 93-95
Scored 775 runs, Allowed 830 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-100

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Jo-Jo White
Represented: Seattle, WA
Ballpark: Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA), Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA) and Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Dick Barrett413889714150005025.
2Bud Beasley*372199030001001.333.333.333.667300
3Herman Besse*3637949192220051311.
4Joseph Bestudik#334109100000011.
5Guy Fletcher3737957941310070223.
6Johnny Gorsica3341807391731040116.233.253.301.5552215
7Mickey Grasso28140429380359913152713962.261.334.339.67412937
8Bob Hall243644392600021116.
9Jim Hedgecock*26911000000000.
10Rollie Hemsley4182226205245510001821521.268.324.317.6416524
11Bob Johnson425916814517417052312218.283.381.434.8156310
12Herb Karpel*30368275318200110315.
13James Keating2682220372002012.350.381.450.831901
14Hillis Layne*301747166648222729568053946.342.384.428.81128467
15George McDonald*303111099102330011393.
16Ed Mierkowicz244015113215295142101619.220.309.364.6724812
17Lee Mohr?2710927526145731310158722.280.314.337.6518861
18Butch Moran315918517724541512251419.305.320.435.7557704
19Bobby Moyer22123835272012035.200.263.343.6061200
20Frank Mullens?261288011001003.
21Skeeter Newsome371304794494411219102642224.
22Lou Novikoff326418416813559133011313.327.379.446.8267512
23John O'Neil281314584173710114404053326.
24Steve Peek#333227251520000110.
25Bill Ramsey28170707662108189371970263574.285.322.385.70825519
26Earl Rapp*27168652564881683661796108289.298.391.473.86426742
27Tommy Reis331033000000102.
28Ken Richardson336515613513305112111721.222.309.296.6064004
29Marius Russo33261512241000010.333.385.417.801502
30Ray Sanders*3141414242000003.286.286.429.714600
31Charley Schanz291541375520010215.
32Neill Sheridan2614158553291166257178254186.312.365.481.84625639
33Bob Snyder291100000000101.000000
34Bob Stumpf23465110000012.200.333.200.533100
35Hal Sueme39222000000002.
36Edo Vanni3051818161001001.333.333.389.722700
37Jack Warren26143027492006035.333.400.407.8071100
38Jo-Jo White*399620016724456102153010.269.384.317.7015312
39Tony York351665975475214028186033579.256.303.355.658194213
39 Players31.0190700963607751750297337871484484770.275.330.369.699234732133
* - 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
1Dick Barrett411513.5363.3338131246.02361059178964091.2768.
2Bud Beasley*37101.0005.49210041.053362519131011.75611.
3Herman Besse*361612.5714.3836173232.0232118113921171031.3979.
4Guy Fletcher371615.5163.6937195249.0269110102821142031.4109.
5Johnny Gorsica331314.4813.5634172225.02441168950954131.3079.
6Bob Hall24711.3893.963630134.0119775956961071.3068.
7Jim Hedgecock*26005.0690016.0181391470102.00010.
8Herb Karpel*301114.4404.0336140212.0238999560921141.40610.
9Steve Peek3335.3754.66321085.098644442322041.64710.
10Tommy Reis3312.3335.79100014.0131391550002.0008.
11Marius Russo*3333.5004.95261060.069363322211011.51710.
12Charley Schanz2976.5382.291591106.0102342742581011.3588.
13Bob Snyder290011.251004.0685410002.50013.
13 Players33.39395.495190190830
* - 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


Mickey Grasso137542812412.9634.5510
Rollie Hemsley792594654.9843.864
Jack Warren10296031.0003.501


Butch Moran5742620839.9827.82
Ed Mierkowicz3932922427.9899.00
Bob Johnson3222510517.9797.34
George McDonald3027019128.9979.63
Ken Richardson27190100271.0007.41
Lee Mohr1916415815.9579.42


Tony York1443333871690.9785.00
Skeeter Newsome48101141630.9765.04
Lee Mohr14161552.8612.21


Hillis Layne1721423322827.9442.76
Tony York16113013.9762.56


John O'Neil1312293723476.9464.59
Skeeter Newsome811322251548.9604.41


Earl Rapp1612731473.9761.78
Bill Ramsey1603901567.9852.53
Neill Sheridan14130415166.9522.26
Jo-Jo White4487230.9672.02
Lou Novikoff4065331.9581.70
Lee Mohr3061010.9842.03


Dick Barrett38114623.9661.50
Guy Fletcher3784923.9661.54
Herman Besse3633221.9460.97
Bob Hall3691920.9330.78
Herb Karpel3603710.9741.03
Johnny Gorsica34177122.9782.59
Steve Peek3241851.8150.69
Marius Russo26310001.0000.50
Bud Beasley21410001.0000.67
Charley Schanz1542311.9641.80
Tommy Reis1026011.0000.80
Jim Hedgecock9
Bob Snyder1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Dick Barrett41RR5' 9.0"175Sep 28, 1906Montoursville, PA, US
Bud Beasley37LL5' 8.0"170Dec 8, 1910Melrose, NM, US
Herman Besse36LL6' 2.0"190Aug 16, 1911St. Louis, MO, US
Joseph Bestudik33SL5' 10.0"170Dec 29, 1914Springfield, IL, US
Guy Fletcher37RR6' 0.0"190Aug 23, 1910East Bend, NC, US
Johnny Gorsica33RR6' 2.0"180Mar 29, 1915Bayonne, NJ, US
Mickey Grasso28RR6' 0.0"195May 10, 1920Newark, NJ, US
Bob Hall24RR6' 2.0"195Dec 22, 1923Swissvale, PA, US
Jim Hedgecock26LL6' 0.0"175Jul 2, 1921Pueblo, CO, US
Rollie Hemsley41RR5' 10.0"170Jun 24, 1907Syracuse, OH, US
Bob Johnson42RR6' 0.0"180Nov 26, 1905Pryor, OK, US
Herb Karpel30LL5' 9.0"180Dec 27, 1917Brooklyn, NY, US
James Keating26R6' 1.0"215Nov 27, 1921San Francisco, CA, US
Hillis Layne30LR6' 0.0"170Feb 23, 1918Whitwell, TN, US
George McDonald30LL6' 0.0"195Apr 12, 1918Seattle, WA, US
Ed Mierkowicz24RR6' 4.0"205Mar 6, 1924Wyandotte, MI, US
Lee Mohr275' 11.0"160Oct 8, 1920The Dalles, OR, US
Butch Moran31RR5' 11.0"175May 12, 1917San Francisco, CA, US
Bobby Moyer22R6' 2.0"200Jul 3, 1925New Ringgold, PA, US
Frank Mullens26Mar 3, 1922Burbank, CA, US
Skeeter Newsome37RR5' 9.0"155Oct 18, 1910Phenix City, AL, US
Lou Novikoff32RR5' 10.0"185Oct 12, 1915Glendale, AZ, US
John O'Neil28RR5' 9.0"155Apr 19, 1920Shelbiana, KY, US
Steve Peek33SR6' 2.0"195Jul 30, 1914Springfield, MA, US
Bill Ramsey28RR6' 0.0"175Feb 20, 1920Osceola, AR, US
Earl Rapp27LR6' 2.0"185May 20, 1921Corunna, MI, US
Tommy Reis33RR6' 2.0"180Aug 6, 1914Newport, KY, US
Ken Richardson33RR5' 10.0"187May 2, 1915Orleans, IN, US
Marius Russo33RL6' 1.0"190Jul 19, 1914Brooklyn, NY, US
Ray Sanders31LR6' 2.0"185Dec 4, 1916Bonne Terre, MO, US
Charley Schanz29RR6' 3.0"215Jun 8, 1919Anacortes, WA, US
Neill Sheridan26RR6' 1.0"195Nov 20, 1921Sacramento, CA, US
Bob Snyder29RR6' 1.0"175Oct 6, 1918WA, US
Bob Stumpf23R6' 2.0"205Aug 19, 1924New York, NY, US
Hal Sueme39RR6' 1.0"180Apr 16, 1909St. Louis, MO, US
Edo Vanni30R5' 10.0"180Apr 2, 1918Black Diamond, WA, US
Jack Warren26R6' 0.0"194Dec 30, 1921Portland, OR, US
Jo-Jo White39LR5' 11.0"165Jun 1, 1909Red Oak, GA, US
Tony York35RR5' 10.0"165Nov 27, 1912Irene, TX, US

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