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1947 Seattle Rainiers

1947 > Class AAA > 1947 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 91-95
Scored 801 runs, Allowed 814 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-94

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jo-Jo White
Represented: Seattle, WA
Ballpark: Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA), Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA) and Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Dick Barrett404111210031020080416.
2Herman Besse*352769665122015027.
3Joe Buzas2752153144731500152415.
4Paul Carpenter333791811315320601013.
5Clint Conatser2554184161234812052232328.298.386.466.8527500
6Monk Dubiel29509992716340100113.
7Bob Hall2349210020.222.3333
8Rollie Hemsley4088269240276311233112018.263.319.363.6828709
9Jim Hill27164643491003036.
10Jim Hopper2743100000.333.3331
11Bob Johnson411303933424410128175065136.295.387.444.83115200
12Pete Jonas*3166110000.167.3332
13Bob Kahle3114352700040.200.2007
14Joe Kaney20172322110000012.
15Hillis Layne*291385604998418332816465037.367.429.469.89823447
16Don Manno32460200000.333.3332
17John Meister1811000000.000.0000
18Lee Mohr?2619645510141105367.255.349.309.6581721
19Frank Mullens?251541368801272511.222.317.444.7621600
20Lou Novikoff31171685647902104472111413646.325.361.512.87333111
21John O'Neil2717266862863171291006662636.272.302.350.653220113
22John Orphal29151413020001016.
23Ike Pearson30151312031001014.250.308.333.641400
24Bill Posedel4027504731330291010.277.277.468.7452203
25Mickey Rocco*3114458850481151246189997757.300.393.478.87224116
26Hal Saltzman2243000000.000.0000
27George Scharein32672442282160630311912.263.297.316.6137225
28Bob Snyder2831000000.000.0000
29Bob Stagg*2644786931430040811.
30Bob Stumpf2213311620020.194.2588
31Johnny Sturm*31271029472230070510.
32Hal Sueme388826022330539002113520.238.344.278.6226211
33Vance Thurston1831000000.000.0000
34Edo Vanni29311039911212003305.
35Jo-Jo White*381254483826411923334785015.312.393.411.804157115
36John Yelovic3353000000.000.0000
37Tony York341505485067314321274152852.283.320.374.694189014
37 Players32.2187697263388011727300648273987502642.272.328.379.707240120112
* - 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
1Dick Barrett401417.4523.184138203286.027611010111013020101.3508.
2Bud Beasley*3632.6004.952241160.078433329140001.78311. for 2 teams
3Herman Besse*35118.5793.232320120167.0156686077952001.3958.
4Rex Cecil301311.5423.913825143205.02009789791021141.3618. for 2 teams
5Monk Dubiel291517.4693.883834173260.0259123112791395011.3009.
6Guy Fletcher361813.5813.614338171284.0279118114871211041.2898. for 2 teams
7Douglas Ford250010002.032011.50013.50.04.5
8Bob Hall2311.5003.96421025.030181113121.72010.
9Jim Hopper2701.000410012.0181012.33313.
10Sig Jakucki371112.4783.58312191166.0187826660861031.48810. for 2 teams
11Pete Jonas3100500015.017751.60010.
12John Keating?--0027.0010000.2222307.50027.
13Garth Mann311110.5245.103229101189.023513210764836051.58211. for 2 teams
14John Meister180010003.068814.66718.
15John Orphal2935.3751541044.019103.92.00.53
16Ike Pearson3013.2501531042.05215141.59511.
17Bill Posedel40128.6004.262719101131.0144716240342021.4059.
18Tommy Reis3246.4004.6339720101.098595240423031.3668. for 2 teams
19Charlie Ripple*26814.3645.12412470190.0207117108969631101.5959. for 2 teams
20Hal Saltzman22004.91400011.01476441.63611.
21Bob Snyder28000.0030007.0200030.2862.60.03.9
22Vance Thurston?180030005.084101.80014.
23John Yelovic3302.000500011.018652.18214.
23 Players33.09195.489187187814
* - 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


Rollie Hemsley8734359714.9834.627
Hal Sueme863163374.9804.065
Bob Stagg36911154.9532.832
Jim Hill1351420.9654.230
Bob Stumpf12383011.0003.421


Mickey Rocco144119710919125.9869.07
Johnny Sturm2421814320.9879.67
Bob Johnson2112816414.9736.86


Tony York13531738315100.9795.19
Joe Buzas389990728.9644.97
George Scharein204753114.9905.00


Hillis Layne1341162731427.9652.90
Dick Gyselman1291162781819.9563.05Stats for 2 teams
George Scharein221646031.0002.82


John O'Neil17035255037116.9615.31
George Scharein13223559.9194.38


Lou Novikoff1603171092.9732.04
Bill Ramsey1604121284.9812.65Stats for 2 teams
Johnny Rucker13633614126.9672.57Stats for 2 teams
Jo-Jo White105207860.9732.05
Bob Johnson68121490.9331.84
Clint Conatser5193340.9601.88
Tony Criscola3252120.9641.66Stats for 2 teams
Paul Carpenter2543111.9781.76
Edo Vanni24352011.0001.54
Frank Mullens1330010.9682.31


Guy Fletcher43165632.9601.67Stats for 2 teams
Dick Barrett41195462.9241.78
Charlie Ripple4152914.9710.83Stats for 2 teams
Tommy Reis3932111.9600.62Stats for 2 teams
Rex Cecil38123650.9061.26Stats for 2 teams
Monk Dubiel38194022.9671.55
Garth Mann32153044.9181.41Stats for 2 teams
Sig Jakucki31739041.0001.48Stats for 2 teams
Bill Posedel27132232.9211.30
Herman Besse2383513.9771.87
Bud Beasley22215001.0000.77Stats for 2 teams
John Orphal1529011.0000.73
Ike Pearson15313011.0001.07
Pete Jonas5
John Yelovic5
Bob Hall4
Jim Hopper4
Hal Saltzman4
Bob Snyder3
Vance Thurston3
Douglas Ford1
John Keating1
John Meister1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Dick Barrett40RR5' 9.0"175Sep 28, 1906Montoursville, PA, US
Bud Beasley36LL5' 8.0"170Dec 8, 1910Melrose, NM, US
Herman Besse35LL6' 2.0"190Aug 16, 1911St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Buzas27RR6' 1.0"180Oct 2, 1919Alpha, NJ, US
Paul Carpenter33RR6' 0.0"175Feb 9, 1914Norwalk, CT, US
Rex Cecil30LR6' 3.0"195Oct 8, 1916Lindsay, OK, US
Clint Conatser25RR5' 11.0"182Jul 24, 1921Los Angeles, CA, US
Tony Criscola31LR5' 11.0"180Jul 9, 1915Walla Walla, WA, US
Monk Dubiel29RR6' 0.0"190Feb 12, 1918Hartford, CT, US
Guy Fletcher36RR6' 0.0"190Aug 23, 1910East Bend, NC, US
Douglas Ford25RR6' 3.0"210Jul 6, 1921Seattle, WA, US
Dick Gyselman39RR6' 2.0"170Apr 6, 1908San Francisco, CA, US
Bob Hall23RR6' 2.0"195Dec 22, 1923Swissvale, PA, US
Rollie Hemsley40RR5' 10.0"170Jun 24, 1907Syracuse, OH, US
Jim Hill27RR6' 1.0"195Dec 31, 1919Yuma, AZ, US
Jim Hopper27RR6' 1.0"175Sep 1, 1919Charlotte, NC, US
Sig Jakucki37RR6' 2.0"198Aug 20, 1909Camden, NJ, US
Bob Johnson41RR6' 0.0"180Nov 26, 1905Pryor, OK, US
Pete Jonas31LR5' 6.0"170Jun 4, 1916Walla Walla, WA, US
Bob Kahle31RR6' 0.0"170Nov 23, 1915New Castle, IN, US
Joe Kaney20R5' 11.0"160Mar 3, 1927Alameda, CA, US
John Keating--Unknown
Hillis Layne29LR6' 0.0"170Feb 23, 1918Whitwell, TN, US
Garth Mann31RR6' 0.0"155Nov 16, 1915Brandon, TX, US
Don Manno32RR6' 1.0"190May 4, 1915Williamsport, PA, US
John Meister18RR6' 4.0"2051929
Lee Mohr265' 11.0"160Oct 8, 1920The Dalles, OR, US
Frank Mullens25Mar 3, 1922Burbank, CA, US
Lou Novikoff31RR5' 10.0"185Oct 12, 1915Glendale, AZ, US
John O'Neil27RR5' 9.0"155Apr 19, 1920Shelbiana, KY, US
John Orphal29RR6' 0.0"197Nov 22, 1917Wapakoneta, OH, US
Ike Pearson30RR6' 1.0"180Mar 1, 1917Grenada, MS, US
Bill Posedel40RR5' 11.0"175Aug 2, 1906San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Ramsey27RR6' 0.0"175Feb 20, 1920Osceola, AR, US
Tommy Reis32RR6' 2.0"180Aug 6, 1914Newport, KY, US
Charlie Ripple26LL6' 2.0"210Dec 1, 1920Bolton, NC, US
Mickey Rocco31LL5' 11.0"188Mar 2, 1916St. Paul, MN, US
Johnny Rucker30LR6' 2.0"175Jan 15, 1917Crabapple, GA, US
Hal Saltzman22RR6' 1.0"185May 3, 1925Portland, OR, US
George Scharein32RR6' 1.0"174Nov 21, 1914Decatur, IL, US
Bob Snyder28RR6' 1.0"175Oct 6, 1918WA, US
Bob Stagg26L5' 11.0"180Jun 13, 1921Spokane, WA, US
Bob Stumpf22R6' 2.0"205Aug 19, 1924New York, NY, US
Johnny Sturm31LL6' 1.0"185Jan 23, 1916St. Louis, MO, US
Hal Sueme38RR6' 1.0"180Apr 16, 1909St. Louis, MO, US
Vance Thurston18R5' 11.0"170Feb 16, 1929Long Beach, CA, US
Edo Vanni29R5' 10.0"180Apr 2, 1918Black Diamond, WA, US
Jo-Jo White38LR5' 11.0"165Jun 1, 1909Red Oak, GA, US
John Wilburn39RR5' 10.0"145Jan 28, 1908
John Yelovic33RR6' 2.0"180Jul 13, 1913Clarksburg, WV, US
Tony York34RR5' 10.0"165Nov 27, 1912Irene, TX, US

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