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1946 Homestead Grays

1946 > Class Negro Majors > 1946 Negro National League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Pittsburgh, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1945 / 1947

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 Sam Bankhead 35 128 121 18 39 4 0 2 19 1 4 .322 .344 .405 .749 49 3
2 Cool Papa Bell# 43 95 87 20 35 2 1 0 11 4 7 .402 .447 .448 .895 39 1
3 Jerry Benjamin# 36 148 143 24 35 1 0 0 15 5 5 .245 .270 .252 .522 36 0
4 Garnett Blair* 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
5 Matthew Carlisle 36 29 24 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 3 .292 .370 .375 .745 9 2
6 Casper? -- 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
7 Howard Easterling# 34 96 93 15 30 4 1 1 20 1 3 .323 .344 .419 .763 39 0
8 Red Fields 23 30 29 7 9 1 2 1 6 0 0 .310 .310 .586 .897 17 1
9 Josh Gibson 34 123 111 22 32 6 2 5 30 0 12 .288 .358 .514 .871 57 0
10 Hal Hairston 24 11 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 0
11 Dave Hoskins* 20 80 76 8 18 1 2 0 4 0 4 .237 .275 .303 .578 23 0
12 Buck Leonard* 38 121 102 18 27 3 1 3 26 3 18 .265 .375 .402 .777 41 1
13 Eudie Napier* 33 26 22 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .136 .269 .136 .406 3 0
14 Alonso Perry* 23 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
15 Phillips? -- 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
16 Dave Pope* 25 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
17 Double Duty Radcliffe 43 28 26 5 7 0 0 0 5 0 2 .269 .321 .269 .591 7 0
18 Genie Smith# 30 28 27 7 6 1 0 2 3 0 1 .222 .250 .481 .731 13 0
19 Frank Thompson* 27 12 11 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .455 .727 5 1
20 Bob Thurman* 29 33 31 1 12 0 2 0 9 0 2 .387 .424 .516 .940 16 0
21 R.T. Walker 31 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 1
22 Ciscero Warren* 26 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
23 Frank Williams* 27 66 60 12 17 1 1 0 9 0 6 .283 .348 .333 .682 20 0
24 Dan Wilson# 32 129 125 21 33 6 2 1 18 5 4 .264 .287 .368 .655 46 0
25 Leroy Young -- 9 7 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .286 .444 .429 .873 3 0
25 Players 33.3
* - 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 Garnett Blair 24 0 1 .000 2 0 0 9.2 14 10 2 6 0 0 1.655 13.0 1.9 5.6 3.00
2 Casper? -- 0 0 0 0 0 5.2 6 3 0 6 0 0 1.059 9.5 0.0 9.5
3 Red Fields 23 5 3 .625 8 5 2 63.1 59 28 14 28 0 1 1.153 8.4 2.0 4.0 2.00
4 Hal Hairston 24 2 2 .500 5 1 1 36.2 32 22 13 18 0 0 1.227 7.9 3.2 4.4 1.38
5 Dave Hoskins 20 0 2 .000 3 0 0 17.1 24 21 7 5 2 0 1.788 12.5 3.6 2.6 0.71
6 Alonso Perry 23 0 2 .000 0 0 0 20.2 26 17 5 7 0 0 1.500 11.3 2.2 3.0 1.40
7 Double Duty Radcliffe 43 1 4 .200 3 2 1 32.2 28 12 5 13 0 1 1.010 7.7 1.4 3.6 2.60
8 Genie Smith 30 5 2 .714 9 5 1 66.1 67 31 23 41 0 2 1.357 9.1 3.1 5.6 1.78
9 Frank Thompson* 27 4 8 .333 12 5 0 87.2 86 42 23 37 1 0 1.243 8.8 2.4 3.8 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
10 Bob Thurman* 29 1 2 .333 3 0 0 25.2 32 22 8 11 0 0 1.558 11.2 2.8 3.9 1.38
11 R.T. Walker 31 2 0 1.000 2 1 0 24.1 25 8 4 8 0 1 1.192 9.2 1.5 3.0 2.00
12 Ciscero Warren* 26 0 1 .000 2 0 1 11.0 12 4 3 9 0 0 1.364 9.8 2.5 7.4 3.00
12 Players 27.3
* - 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
Sam Bankhead 35 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Sep 18, 1910 Sulligent, AL, US
Cool Papa Bell 43 S L 6' 0.0" 155 May 17, 1903 Starkville, MS, US
Jerry Benjamin 36 S R 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 9, 1909 Montgomery, AL, US
Garnett Blair 24 L R 6' 3.0" 215 Jul 31, 1921 East Carnegie, PA, US
Matthew Carlisle 36 R R 5' 6.0" 145 Feb 5, 1910 Wenonah, AL, US
Casper -- Unknown
Howard Easterling 34 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 26, 1911 Mount Olive, MS, US
Red Fields 23 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Aug 2, 1922 Manassas, VA, US
Josh Gibson 34 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Dec 21, 1911 Buena Vista, GA, US
Hal Hairston 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 6, 1922 Raleigh, WV, US
Dave Hoskins 20 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 3, 1925 Greenwood, MS, US
Clarence Isreal 28 R R 5' 5.0" 160 Feb 15, 1918 Marietta, GA, US
Buck Leonard 38 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 8, 1907 Rocky Mount, NC, US
Luis Marquez 20 R R 5' 10.0" 174 Oct 28, 1925 Aguadilla, PR
Eudie Napier 33 L R 5' 9.0" 190 Jan 3, 1913 Baldwin County, GA, US
Alonso Perry 23 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 14, 1923 Birmingham, AL, US
Phillips -- Unknown
Dave Pope 25 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 17, 1921 Talladega, AL, US
Double Duty Radcliffe 43 R R 5' 8.0" 235 Jul 7, 1902 Mobile, AL, US
Genie Smith 30 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 23, 1916 St. Louis, MO, US
Frank Thompson 27 L L 5' 4.0" 150 Oct 23, 1918 Merryville, AL, US
Bob Thurman 29 L L 6' 1.0" 205 May 14, 1917 Kellyville, OK, US
R.T. Walker 31 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 20, 1914 Arboa, FL, US
Ciscero Warren 26 L L 5' 9.0" 155 Oct 20, 1919 Baltimore, MD, US
Frank Williams 27 L L Aug 21, 1918 Newport, KY, US
Dan Wilson 32 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 13, 1913 St. Louis, MO, US
Leroy Young -- R R Unknown

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