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1943 Springfield Rifles

1943 > Class A > 1943 Eastern League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Spencer Abbott
Represented: Springfield, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1942

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 Ed Butka 27 133 473 141 16 1 3 .298 .355 168
2 Philip Clark 28 100 414 115 17 1 0 .278 .324 134
3 Joe Collins* 20 70 254 66 12 6 0 .260 .354 90
4 Bob Comiskey 24 66 177 42 6 2 1 .237 .311 55
5 Robert Decker* 32 101 373 106 6 1 0 .284 .306 114
6 Daniel Drew* 23 32 118 33 4 1 0 .280 .331 39
7 Walter Dyche* 17 21 31 1 0 0 0 .032 .032 1
8 William Early? 22 13 43 11 3 0 0 .256 .326 14
9 William Hartlein 17 41 128 21 1 0 0 .164 .172 22
10 Joseph Jacobs 18 20 64 14 2 0 0 .219 .250 16
11 Frank Lanzetti 19 16 44 7 1 0 0 .159 .182 8
12 Whitey Lockman* 16 40 151 49 4 3 0 .325 .391 59
13 Mike Mellis 18 12 29 3 1 0 0 .103 .138 4
14 John Miller 29 90 313 64 8 0 0 .204 .230 72
15 Juan Montero 30 36 92 21 2 1 0 .228 .272 25
16 Joseph Morrisino 26 27 94 17 0 0 0 .181 .181 17
17 Frank Rosso 22 20 49 5 0 0 0 .102 .102 5
18 Frank Sangalli 19 14 56 9 2 0 0 .161 .196 11
19 William Scott 22 14 30 4 1 0 0 .133 .167 5
20 Frank Seward 22 35 87 12 1 0 0 .138 .149 13
21 Steve Shemo 28 104 403 108 14 5 0 .268 .328 132
22 Tex Shirley# 25 38 104 25 2 0 0 .240 .260 27
23 William Sisler* 42 17 29 5 0 0 0 .172 .172 5
24 Steve Sitek? 22 20 68 6 0 0 0 .088 .088 6
25 Joe Stephenson 22 106 324 75 12 4 2 .231 .312 101
26 George Torres 24 19 73 20 3 0 0 .274 .315 23
26 Players 25.2
* - 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
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 Fred Crory? -- 12 Stats for 2 teams
2 Art Doll 30 9 8 .529 3.33 30 16 154.0 154 67 57 36 1.234 9.0 2.1 Stats for 2 teams
3 Walter Dyche* 17 1 10 .091 8.33 20 13 81.0 109 93 75 73 2.247 12.1 8.1
4 Mike Mellis 18 3 3 .500 4.00 8 7 54.0 61 30 24 28 1.648 10.2 4.7
5 Juan Montero 30 12 13 .480 3.27 31 24 212.0 232 96 77 51 1.335 9.8 2.2
6 Frank Rosso 22 3 6 .333 4.44 13 7 81.0 94 48 40 52 1.802 10.4 5.8
7 Frank Seward 22 10 19 .345 3.46 35 27 234.0 267 118 90 73 1.453 10.3 2.8
8 Tex Shirley 25 7 11 .389 4.11 20 19 149.0 169 83 68 85 1.705 10.2 5.1
9 William Sisler* 42 1 8 .111 6.54 16 7 84.0 121 74 61 38 1.893 13.0 4.1
9 Players 26.0
* - 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
Joe Stephenson 92 352 59 18 .958 4.47
Bob Comiskey 48 173 38 6 .972 4.40

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Butka 126 1065 66 25 .978 8.98

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Philip Clark 67 186 185 21 .946 5.54
Frank Lanzetti 15 31 37 3 .958 4.53
Harry Winters 14 41 40 8 .910 5.79 Stats for 3 teams
Frank Sangalli 12 21 35 4 .933 4.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Shemo 89 131 147 18 .939 3.12
George Torres 14 13 37 2 .962 3.57
William Early 13 12 22 1 .971 2.62

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Miller 88 168 214 32 .923 4.34
Joseph Jacobs 20 37 50 6 .935 4.35
Steve Sitek 14 23 30 4 .930 3.79

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Decker 101 229 6 3 .987 2.33
Joe Collins 64 130 11 5 .966 2.20
Robert Stoner 44 84 5 6 .937 2.02 Stats for 2 teams
William Hartlein 40 73 7 5 .941 2.00
Whitey Lockman 40 93 4 7 .933 2.43
Daniel Drew 25 45 7 3 .945 2.08
Joseph Morrisino 19 32 2 1 .971 1.79
William Scott 10 22 0 1 .957 2.20

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Seward 35
Juan Montero 31
Art Doll 30 Stats for 2 teams
Walter Dyche 20
Tex Shirley 20
William Sisler 16
Frank Rosso 13
Fred Crory 12 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Mellis 8

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
George Bausewein 23 L L 6' 2.0" 170 1920 Hoboken, NJ, US
Emo Bessone -- Unknown
Ed Butka 27 R R 6' 3.0" 193 Jan 7, 1916 Canonsburg, PA, US
Philip Clark 28 R R 5' 9.0" 165 1915
Joe Collins 20 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 3, 1922 Scranton, PA, US
Bob Comiskey 24 R 5' 9.0" 205 1919
Fred Crory -- Unknown
Robert Decker 32 L 5' 9.0" 180 1911
Robert Doherty -- Unknown
Art Doll 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 7, 1913 Chicago, IL, US
Daniel Drew 23 L 5' 9.0" 168 1920
Arthur Dwyer 28 R R 6' 0.0" 168 Apr 20, 1915 Worcester, MA, US
Walter Dyche 17 L L 6' 1.0" 195 1926
William Early 22 Mar 22, 1921 Holyoke, MA, US
Cecil Farmer 23 1920 Clayton, GA, US
Leo Foster 21 Jul 31, 1921 Boston, MA, US
Earl Freniere 28 L Mar 20, 1915
William Hartlein 17 R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 31, 1925
Russell Herrick -- Unknown
Joseph Jacobs 18 R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 22, 1925 Topeka, KS, US
Earl Jennings -- Unknown
Edward Kuroski -- Unknown
Frank Lanzetti 19 R 5' 8.0" 160 1924
Whitey Lockman 16 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 25, 1926 Lowell, NC, US
Mike Mellis 18 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 17, 1925 Perth Amboy, NJ, US
Frank Merola 17 R 6' 0.0" 190 1926
John Miller 29 R 5' 10.0" 150 1914
Juan Montero 30 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Mar 6, 1913 CU
Joseph Morrisino 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 1, 1917 Springfield, MA, US
Phillip Oates 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1923
Frank Rosso 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 1, 1921 Agawam, MA, US
Frank Sangalli 19 R 5' 7.0" 150 1924
William Scott 22 R 5' 11.0" 180 1921
Frank Seward 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 7, 1921 Pennsauken, NJ, US
Steve Shemo 28 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 9, 1915 Swoyersville, PA, US
Tex Shirley 25 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 25, 1918 Birthright, TX, US
Peter Siciliano 27 R 5' 9.0" 175 1916
William Sisler 42 L L 5' 6.0" 150 Nov 17, 1900
Steve Sitek 22 Dec 25, 1920
Theodore Stanek -- Unknown
Joe Stephenson 22 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 30, 1921 Detroit, MI, US
Robert Stoner 28 R 5' 11.0" 205 1915
Jerome Tiemann 34 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 14, 1908 Belleville, IL, US
George Torres 24 R 5' 9.0" 170 1919
Ned Waldrop -- Unknown
Robert Wells 23 R R 6' 2.0" 205 1920
Robert White -- Unknown
Harry Winters 20 R 5' 11.0" 175 1923

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