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1931 Memphis Red Sox

1931 > Class Negro > 1931 Negro Southern League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Memphis, TN
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1930 / 1932

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 Larry Brown# 29 81 80 19 27 3 2 2 2 5 1 .338 .346 .500 .846 40 0 Stats for 2 teams
2 Sugg Cornelius 24 30 30 4 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 .133 .133 .167 .300 5 0
3 Harry Cunningham? -- 47 47 3 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 .298 .298 .383 .681 18 0
4 Homer Curry* 26 113 111 24 38 7 4 0 0 9 1 .342 .348 .477 .826 53 1
5 Jimmy Ford 18 16 14 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .071 .188 .143 .330 2 0
6 Murray Gillespie* -- 32 31 3 5 1 1 0 0 2 0 .161 .161 .258 .419 8 1
7 Bill Harvey* 23 5 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0
8 Otis Henry -- 72 68 15 22 4 1 0 0 3 1 .324 .333 .412 .745 28 3
9 Dick Jackson? -- 115 114 12 29 4 0 0 1 1 0 .254 .254 .289 .544 33 1 Stats for 3 teams
10 Heavy Johnson* 36 53 52 6 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 .154 .154 .192 .346 10 1
11 J.W. Johnson* -- 72 70 14 20 3 1 1 1 1 0 .286 .286 .400 .686 28 2
12 Johnny Jones 31 95 94 24 26 3 0 0 0 2 1 .277 .284 .309 .593 29 0
13 Kelly? -- 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
14 Clarence Lewis -- 109 107 10 24 3 2 0 0 5 0 .224 .224 .290 .514 31 2
15 Kid Lowe? 30 43 42 10 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .163 .167 .329 7 0
16 Morgan? -- 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0
17 Pervis? -- 66 66 12 16 1 0 0 0 4 0 .242 .242 .258 .500 17 0
18 Elvin Powell -- 88 88 7 23 3 2 0 0 8 0 .261 .261 .341 .602 30 0
19 Rookie? -- 15 15 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .133 .267 .400 4 0
20 Raymond Taylor 21 43 43 3 9 1 0 0 0 2 0 .209 .209 .233 .442 10 0
21 Sammy Thompson? -- 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0
22 Bill Van Buren -- 25 25 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 .440 .440 .600 1.040 15 0
23 White? -- 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0
24 David Wingfield? 37 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0
25 Zollie Wright 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
25 Players 28.2
* - 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 Sugg Cornelius 24 3 5 .375 7 4 1 64.0 54 41 7 15 2 2 0.953 7.6 1.0 2.1 2.14
2 Harry Cunningham? -- 5 5 .500 10 7 0 73.0 97 57 10 32 4 0 1.466 12.0 1.2 3.9 3.20
3 Homer Curry 26 2 3 .400 7 4 0 48.1 58 46 5 17 0 0 1.303 10.8 0.9 3.2 3.40
4 Murray Gillespie* -- 5 2 .714 6 6 1 59.2 43 21 7 27 1 0 0.838 6.5 1.1 4.1 3.86
5 Bill Harvey* 23 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0
6 Heavy Johnson 36 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 7 2 1 3 0 0 2.000 15.8 2.2 6.8 3.00
7 J.W. Johnson* -- 0 1 .000 1 0 0 1.0 4 3 0 0 0 0 4.000 36.0 0.0 0.0
7 Players 25.0
* - 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
Larry Brown 29 S R 5' 7.0" 162 Sep 16, 1901 Pratt City, AL, US
Sugg Cornelius 24 R R 5' 8.0" 180 Sep 3, 1906 Atlanta, GA, US
Harry Cunningham -- Unknown
Homer Curry 26 L R 6' 2.0" 180 May 19, 1905 Mexia, TX, US
Jimmy Ford 18 R R 5' 8.0" 185 Oct 16, 1912 Memphis, TN, US
Murray Gillespie -- L L Unknown TX, US
Bill Harvey 23 L L 5' 8.0" 175 Mar 23, 1908 Clarksdale, MS, US
Otis Henry -- R R Unknown
Dick Jackson -- Unknown SC, US
Heavy Johnson 36 L R 5' 7.0" 200 Apr 20, 1895 Atchison, KS, US
J.W. Johnson -- L L Unknown
Johnny Jones 31 R R Dec 18, 1899 TX, US
Kelly -- Unknown
Clarence Lewis -- R R Unknown
Kid Lowe 30 R Jul 27, 1900 Mobile, AL, US
Morgan -- Unknown
Pervis -- Unknown
Elvin Powell -- R R Unknown
Rookie -- Unknown
Raymond Taylor 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1910 Memphis, TN, US
Sammy Thompson -- Unknown
Bill Van Buren -- R R Jun 29, 1935 Fulton, MO, US
White -- Unknown
David Wingfield 37 R 5' 10.0" 168 Apr 21, 1894 Washington, GA, US
Zollie Wright 21 R R 5' 9.0" 190 Sep 17, 1909 Milford, TX, US

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