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1939 Houston Buffaloes

1939 > Class A-1 > 1939 Texas League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Eddie Dyer
Represented: Houston, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1John Antonelli2315156815633111.275.377214
2Jim Asbell253112000.182.1822
3Frank Barrett2542837110.084.12010
4Harry Brecheen*24479718210.186.22722
5Mike Christoff2655189591329.312.545103
6Nick Cullop3815755417629525.318.523290
7Joe Cusick25277013300.186.22916
8John Davis2315356315426112.274.369208
9Murry Dickson225510231302.304.39240
10Bill Endicott*2014389111.237.39515
11Hal Epps*2513954315622224.287.431234
12Johnny Hopp*2213349715528153.312.447222
13Robert Joratz*20421000.500.5001
14Howie Krist*2327339210.273.39413
15Eddie Lake2316459815622714.261.391234
16Hank Nowak2027469100.196.21710
17A.C. Phillips*229322151660.231.31269
18Howie Pollet*1812163100.188.2504
19Harry Schmiel21144717211.362.51124
20Joe Schultz*20367121110.296.33824
21Lou Scoffic2662235561624.238.37488
22Richard Tichacek22110000.000.0000
23Tom Turner221374721473234.311.417197
24Ernie White22367616300.211.25019
25Ted Wilks23457411300.149.18914
26Johnny Wyrostek*193712335830.285.39849
26 Players24.5
* - 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
1Frank Barrett25137.6503.104228215.02099274841.3638.73.5
2Harry Brecheen*24187.7202.514228251.02168870871.2077.73.1
3Murry Dickson222215.5953.255131263.025211795851.2818.62.9
4Hal Kelleher250032.0364.50013.527.0
5Howie Krist2352.7143.58279103.0955141471.3798.34.1
6Hank Nowak2097.5633.932717135.01186859921.5567.96.1
7Howie Pollet*1811.5004.6711227.0262014201.7048.76.7
8Homer Rainey?4300inf10.000
9Roland Van Slate2602.000310.01241.60010.83.6
10Ernie White*22157.6822.623222189.01366555721.1016.53.4
11Ted Wilks231415.4832.604523235.02299268621.2388.82.4
11 Players22.8
* - 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


Tom Turner1337429816.9816.32
Joe Cusick241061101.0004.88
Joe Schultz2497141.9914.63


Johnny Hopp13311384518.9858.89
Johnny Watwood1099585513.9879.29Stats for 3 teams


John Antonelli12836534418.9755.54
A.C. Phillips4183986.9684.41


John Davis15118424715.9662.85


Eddie Lake16429647257.9314.68


Nick Cullop156249178.9711.71
Hal Epps1393441213.9652.56
Lou Scoffic6211966.9542.02
Mike Christoff558351.9891.60
Johnny Wyrostek367135.9372.06
Harry Schmiel132023.8801.69
Bill Endicott111801.9471.64


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
John Antonelli23RR5' 10.0"165Jul 15, 1915Memphis, TN, US
Jim Asbell25RR6' 0.0"195Jun 22, 1914Dallas, TX, US
Frank Barrett25RR6' 2.0"173Jul 1, 1913Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Harry Brecheen24LL5' 10.0"160Oct 14, 1914Broken Bow, OK, US
Mike Christoff26RR5' 11.0"190Sep 29, 1912Northampton, PA, US
Nick Cullop38RR6' 0.0"200Oct 16, 1900St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Cusick25R6' 0.0"185Jan 11, 1914Providence, RI, US
John Davis23RR5' 11.0"172Jul 15, 1915Wilkes-Barre, PA, US
Murry Dickson22RR5' 10.0"157Aug 21, 1916Tracy, MO, US
Bill Endicott20LL5' 11.0"175Sep 4, 1918Acorn, MO, US
Hal Epps25LL6' 0.0"175Mar 26, 1914Athens, GA, US
Johnny Hopp22LL5' 10.0"170Jul 18, 1916Hastings, NE, US
Robert Joratz20L5' 9.0"1641919
Hal Kelleher25RR6' 0.0"165Jun 24, 1914Philadelphia, PA, US
Howie Krist23LR6' 1.0"175Feb 28, 1916West Henrietta, NY, US
Eddie Lake23RR5' 7.0"159Mar 18, 1916Antioch, CA, US
Hank Nowak20RR6' 1.0"192Aug 9, 1918Buffalo, NY, US
A.C. Phillips22L5' 4.0"165Oct 20, 1916Gaffney, SC, US
Howie Pollet18LL6' 1.0"175Jun 26, 1921New Orleans, LA, US
Homer Rainey43Jan 19, 1896Clarsksville, TX, US
Harry Schmiel21R6' 1.0"195Feb 22, 1918Chicago, IL, US
Joe Schultz20LR5' 11.0"180Aug 29, 1918Chicago, IL, US
Lou Scoffic26RR5' 10.0"182May 20, 1913Herrin, IL, US
Richard Tichacek22R5' 10.0"1751917
Tom Turner22RR6' 2.0"195Sep 8, 1916Custer, OK, US
Roland Van Slate26RR5' 10.0"161Oct 18, 1912WI, US
Johnny Watwood33LL6' 1.0"186Aug 17, 1905Alexander City, AL, US
Ernie White22RL5' 11.0"175Sep 5, 1916Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Ted Wilks23RR5' 9.0"178Nov 13, 1915Fulton, NY, US
Johnny Wyrostek19LR6' 2.0"180Jul 12, 1919Fairmont City, IL, US

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