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1927 Kansas City Blues

1927 > Class AA > 1927 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Dutch Zwilling
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO), Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO) and Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

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 Belve Bean 22 2 2 1 0 0 1 .500 2.000 4
2 Buster Chatham 25 28 41 15 1 0 0 .366 .390 16
3 Dixie Davis 36 22 46 9 0 1 0 .196 .239 11
4 Howard Freigau 24 97 394 120 17 6 3 .305 .401 158
5 Denver Grigsby* 26 136 447 146 25 11 2 .327 .445 199
6 William Hargrove* 25 8 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Joe Hauser* 28 169 617 218 49 22 20 .353 .601 371
8 Joe Kuhel* 21 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Beauty McGowan* 25 102 357 117 19 6 3 .328 .440 157
10 Bud Messenger 29 8 11 1 0 0 0 .091 .091 1
11 Ralph Michaels 25 108 322 89 13 4 1 .276 .351 113
12 Jimmy Moore 24 114 439 146 20 11 4 .333 .456 200
13 George Murray 28 28 49 13 2 0 0 .265 .306 15
14 Lynn Nelson* 22 6 7 3 0 1 0 .429 .714 5
15 Fred Nicholson 32 167 635 203 34 17 5 .320 .450 286
16 Red Oldham# 33 21 30 9 2 0 0 .300 .367 11
17 John Peters 33 95 285 94 16 5 0 .330 .421 120
18 Eddie Pick# 28 39 142 51 6 4 2 .359 .500 71
19 Luther Roy 24 23 47 12 0 1 1 .255 .362 17
20 Edward Schaack? -- 37 55 15 4 0 0 .273 .345 19
21 Tom Sheehan 33 43 126 38 7 0 0 .302 .357 45
22 Ginger Shinault 34 107 308 82 16 11 4 .266 .429 132
23 Ernie Smith 27 157 568 156 24 6 1 .275 .343 195
24 Bill Wambsganss 33 155 567 174 30 14 0 .307 .409 232
25 Cy Warmoth* 34 32 24 3 1 1 0 .125 .250 6
26 Kettle Wirts 29 9 14 4 0 0 0 .286 .286 4
27 Whitey Witt* 31 19 53 20 3 1 0 .377 .472 25
28 Jimmy Zinn* 32 81 152 47 11 5 4 .309 .526 80
28 Players 28.7
* - 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 Belve Bean 22 0 0 2 4.0 8 2 2.500 18.0 4.5
2 Dixie Davis 36 12 7 .632 3.60 22 140.0 124 60 56 59 1.307 8.0 3.8
3 William Hargrove 25 0 2 .000 8 14.0 24 14 6 2.143 15.4 3.9
4 Carl Hubbell* 24 0 0 54.00 2 0 0.1 4 2 2 0 12.000 108.0 0.0
5 Bud Messenger 29 0 1 .000 8 23.0 32 21 7 1.696 12.5 2.7
6 George Murray 28 6 5 .545 4.59 28 143.0 168 80 73 39 1.448 10.6 2.5
7 Lynn Nelson 22 1 0 1.000 6 18.0 14 3 9 1.278 7.0 4.5
8 Red Oldham* 33 3 4 .429 7.56 20 81.0 125 77 68 28 1.889 13.9 3.1
9 Ole Olsen 32 2 3 .400 4.86 20 50.0 62 30 27 25 1.740 11.2 4.5
10 Luther Roy 24 7 7 .500 5.12 23 137.0 155 111 78 73 1.664 10.2 4.8
11 Edward Schaack? -- 12 10 .545 4.16 33 160.0 189 83 74 35 1.400 10.6 2.0
12 Tom Sheehan 33 26 13 .667 3.62 43 331.0 346 148 133 98 1.341 9.4 2.7
13 Cy Warmoth* 34 6 5 .545 5.22 26 81.0 90 60 47 41 1.617 10.0 4.6
14 Jimmy Zinn 32 24 12 .667 3.08 45 330.0 250 143 113 55 0.924 6.8 1.5
14 Players 30.9
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ginger Shinault 100 317 55 15 .961 3.72
John Peters 85 297 57 6 .983 4.16

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Hauser 169 1612 110 19 .989 10.19

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Wambsganss 155 355 464 43 .950 5.28

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howard Freigau 97 104 213 25 .927 3.27
Ralph Michaels 38 36 75 3 .974 2.92
Eddie Pick 37 45 97 10 .934 3.84

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ernie Smith 147 293 446 49 .938 5.03

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Nicholson 167 376 24 14 .966 2.40
Denver Grigsby 122 274 13 6 .980 2.35
Jimmy Moore 110 259 6 4 .985 2.41
Beauty McGowan 102 284 6 6 .980 2.84
Whitey Witt 15 17 0 1 .944 1.13

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Zinn 45

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Belve Bean 22 R R 6' 1.0" 197 Apr 25, 1905 Mullin, TX, US
Buster Chatham 25 R R 5' 5.0" 150 Dec 25, 1901 West, TX, US
Dixie Davis 36 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Oct 12, 1890 Wilsons Mills, NC, US
Howard Freigau 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 1, 1902 Dayton, OH, US
Denver Grigsby 26 L R 5' 9.0" 155 Mar 25, 1901 Jackson, KY, US
William Hargrove 25 L R 6' 0.0" 182 1902
Joe Hauser 28 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 12, 1899 Milwaukee, WI, US
Carl Hubbell 24 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 22, 1903 Carthage, MO, US
Joe Kuhel 21 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 25, 1906 Cleveland, OH, US
Beauty McGowan 25 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 8, 1901 Branford, CT, US
Bud Messenger 29 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 1, 1898 Grand Blanc, MI, US
Ralph Michaels 25 R R 5' 10.0" 178 May 3, 1902 Etna, PA, US
Jimmy Moore 24 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Apr 24, 1903 Paris, TN, US
George Murray 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 23, 1898 Charlotte, NC, US
Lynn Nelson 22 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 24, 1905 Sheldon, ND, US
Fred Nicholson 32 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Sep 1, 1894 Honey Grove, TX, US
Red Oldham 33 S L 6' 0.0" 176 Jul 15, 1893 Zion, MD, US
Ole Olsen 32 R R 5' 10.0" 163 Sep 12, 1894 South Norwalk, CT, US
John Peters 33 R R 6' 0.0" 192 Jul 14, 1893 Kansas City, KS, US
Eddie Pick 28 S R 6' 0.0" 185 May 7, 1899 Attleboro, MA, US
Luther Roy 24 R R 5' 10.0" 161 Jul 29, 1902 Ooltewah, TN, US
Edward Schaack -- Unknown
Tom Sheehan 33 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 31, 1894 Grand Ridge, IL, US
Ginger Shinault 34 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 7, 1892 Benton, AR, US
Ernie Smith 27 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Oct 11, 1899 Totowa, NJ, US
Bill Wambsganss 33 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 19, 1894 Cleveland, OH, US
Cy Warmoth 34 L L 5' 11.0" 158 Feb 2, 1893 Bone Gap, IL, US
Kettle Wirts 29 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 30, 1897 Cosumnes, CA, US
Whitey Witt 31 L R 5' 7.0" 150 Sep 28, 1895 Orange, MA, US
Jimmy Zinn 32 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 21, 1895 Benton, AR, US

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