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1947 Kansas City Monarchs

1947 > Class Negro Majors > 1947 Negro American League
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Represented: Kansas City, MO
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Other Years: 1946 / 1948

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 James Abernathy* 28 31 27 5 8 0 0 0 3 0 4 .296 .387 .296 .683 8 0 Stats for 2 teams
2 Ted Alexander 34 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0
3 Mike Berry -- 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
4 Willard Brown 32 61 57 12 21 3 5 2 18 0 4 .368 .410 .702 1.112 40 0
5 Gene Collins* 22 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
6 Tom Cooper# 20 49 45 9 11 3 0 0 6 3 3 .244 .292 .311 .603 14 1
7 Thomas Favors* 26 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0
8 Joe Greene 35 40 35 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 5 .200 .300 .229 .529 8 0
9 Connie Johnson 24 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 2 0
10 Jim LaMarque* 25 18 17 3 7 2 1 0 2 0 0 .412 .412 .647 1.059 11 1
11 Buck O'Neil? 35 72 65 16 20 4 1 2 10 4 6 .308 .366 .492 .859 32 1
12 Satchel Paige 40 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
13 Chico Renfroe 24 58 44 8 9 2 1 0 1 1 10 .205 .352 .295 .647 13 4
14 Curt Roberts 17 13 12 1 4 0 1 0 3 0 1 .333 .385 .500 .885 6 0
15 John Sanderson 17 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
16 John Scott* 33 64 60 8 14 0 0 0 3 3 4 .233 .281 .233 .515 14 0
17 Hilton Smith 40 17 17 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 .176 .176 .353 .529 6 0
18 John Smith# 28 17 16 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 .250 .294 .250 .544 4 0
19 Herb Souell# 34 90 82 8 19 0 2 0 7 5 7 .232 .292 .280 .573 23 1
20 Ted Strong# 33 38 33 3 11 2 0 2 6 0 5 .333 .421 .576 .997 19 0
21 Mickey Taborn 24 32 28 5 7 2 0 0 1 1 4 .250 .344 .321 .665 9 0
22 Hank Thompson* 21 65 56 19 23 3 2 4 14 2 8 .411 .484 .750 1.234 42 1
22 Players 29.3
* - 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 Ted Alexander 34 2 1 .667 3 2 1 19.1 16 7 2 11 1 0 0.931 7.4 0.9 5.1 5.50
2 Mike Berry -- 0 2 .000 2 1 0 18.0 21 12 8 8 0 0 1.611 10.5 4.0 4.0 1.00
3 Gene Collins* 22 0 0 1 0 0 6.0 6 6 9 5 1 0 2.500 9.0 13.5 7.5 0.56
4 Connie Johnson 24 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 12.2 21 14 11 11 0 0 2.526 14.9 7.8 7.8 1.00
5 Jim LaMarque* 25 4 6 .400 12 9 0 89.1 79 45 22 56 1 0 1.131 8.0 2.2 5.6 2.55
6 Satchel Paige 40 1 1 .500 3 1 1 19.0 7 2 0 17 0 1 0.368 3.3 0.0 8.1
7 Hilton Smith 40 5 2 .714 5 5 0 49.0 57 25 5 17 1 0 1.265 10.5 0.9 3.1 3.40
8 John Smith 28 6 2 .750 7 5 2 58.1 50 27 17 31 0 0 1.149 7.7 2.6 4.8 1.82
9 Steve Wylie 36 0 2 .000 1 0 0 9.1 13 14 5 6 0 0 1.929 12.5 4.8 5.8 1.20
9 Players 30.3
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Abernathy 28 L R 5' 9.0" 175 Jul 12, 1918 Columbia, TN, US
Ted Alexander 34 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 15, 1912 Spartanburg, SC, US
Mike Berry -- R R 5' 11.0" 170 Unknown
Willard Brown 32 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Jun 26, 1915 Shreveport, LA, US
Gene Collins 22 L L 5' 8.0" 168 Jan 7, 1925 Kansas City, MO, US
Tom Cooper 20 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 17, 1927 Kansas City, KS, US
Thomas Favors 26 L L 5' 7.0" 165 Dec 29, 1920 Atlanta, GA, US
Joe Greene 35 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Oct 17, 1911 Stone Mountain, GA, US
Connie Johnson 24 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 27, 1922 Stone Mountain, GA, US
Jim LaMarque 25 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 29, 1921 Potosi, MO, US
Buck O'Neil 35 Nov 13, 1911 Carrabelle, FL, US
Satchel Paige 40 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 7, 1906 Mobile, AL, US
Chico Renfroe 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 1, 1923 Newark, NJ, US
Curt Roberts 17 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 16, 1929 Pineland, TX, US
John Sanderson 17 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1930
John Scott 33 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Aug 28, 1913 Magnolia, AR, US
Hilton Smith 40 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 27, 1907 Giddings, TX, US
John Smith 28 S R 6' 1.0" 198 Jan 9, 1919 Phoenix, AZ, US
Herb Souell 34 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 5, 1913 West Monroe, LA, US
Ted Strong 33 S R 6' 6.0" 210 Jan 2, 1914 South Bend, IN, US
Mickey Taborn 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 21, 1922 Carrier Mills, IL, US
Hank Thompson 21 L R 5' 9.0" 174 Dec 8, 1925 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Steve Wylie 36 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 7, 1911 Clarksville, TN, US

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