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1939 Columbus Red Birds

1939 > Class B > 1939 South Atlantic League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Clay Hopper
Represented: Columbus, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Walter Alston2710539912926811.323.511204
2Augie Bergamo*2213855019028182.345.473260
3Alex Coleman263510425321.240.33735
4Joe Cusick255215842412.266.34254
5James Dillingham213413835640.254.35549
6Clay Hopper3617226400.273.45510
7Edward Hurley26408615200.174.19817
8Frank Mabrey221365081221525.240.307156
9Charles Martin25195014100.280.30015
10Harry Michel*25298820611.227.35231
11Ed Murphy203112332442.260.40750
12Harry Polly2312161000.063.0631
13Harry Schmiel2112547914924119.311.463222
14Walter Schuerbaum221044051312292.323.437177
15Bill Seinsoth#214411434902.298.43049
16Mel Serafini201364661362160.292.363169
17Walter Sessi*20251000.200.2001
18Bill Shewey*22115117220.333.45123
19John Stopa2510541212821125.311.456188
20Steve Summerhill24249525320.263.33732
21James Thompkins2221354000.114.1144
22Roland Van Slate26429321402.226.33331
23Edward Wissman*246214341720.287.36452
24Charles Zachritz23196315412.238.42927
24 Players23.0
* - 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
1Jim Hayes*2524.3335.241155.0593732371.7459.76.1Stats for 2 teams
2Edward Hurley261510.6003.3739238.0249121891121.5179.44.2
3Harry Polly2323.4004.981247.0503326241.5749.64.6
4Bill Seinsoth*211710.6302.4130243.02159565721.1818.02.7
5James Thompkins2252.7143.842096.0855041641.5528.06.0
6Roland Van Slate261712.5862.7037257.024010877981.3158.43.4
7Edward Wissman*24219.7002.8839228.02308473921.4129.13.6
7 Players24.1
* - 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


Joe Cusick47211214.9834.94
Alex Coleman32161204.9785.66
Harry Michel27126133.9795.15
Charles Martin1888103.9705.44
Charles Zachritz1885131.9905.44


Walter Alston105982516.9949.84
Ed Murphy31301146.98110.16


Frank Mabrey10223732026.9555.46
James Dillingham34871106.9705.79


Mel Serafini13613127737.9173.00


John Stopa10522337343.9335.68


Augie Bergamo138290228.9752.26
Harry Schmiel1252561010.9642.13
Walter Schuerbaum98166137.9621.83
Steve Summerhill2435101.0001.50
Bill Shewey111922.9131.91


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Walter Alston27RR6' 2.0"195Dec 1, 1911Venice, OH, US
Junius Beck20May 24, 1919Durham, NC, US
Augie Bergamo22LL5' 9.0"165Feb 14, 1917Detroit, MI, US
Alex Coleman26R5' 11.0"170Feb 13, 1913Ada, OK, US
Joe Cusick25R6' 0.0"185Jan 11, 1914Providence, RI, US
James Dillingham21R6' 1.0"1801918
Jake Drake25RR6' 2.0"1921914
Arthur Gilbert31RR6' 2.0"195Feb 22, 1908Jellico, TN, US
Arthur Goetz22LL6' 3.0"1711917
Buddy Gremp19RR6' 1.0"175Aug 5, 1919Denver, CO, US
Jim Hayes25LL5' 11.0"1751914
Clay Hopper36RR5' 11.0"178Oct 3, 1902Porterville, MS, US
Edward Hurley26RR6' 1.0"2001913
Frank Mabrey22R5' 9.0"1631917
Harry Manuel--Unknown
Charles Martin25R5' 11.0"1751914
Harry Michel25L5' 10.0"1651914
Ed Murphy20RR5' 11.0"190Aug 23, 1918Joliet, IL, US
Harry Polly23RR6' 1.0"1801916
Joseph Rompalo24LL6' 1.0"170Nov 14, 1914PA, US
Harry Schmiel21R6' 1.0"195Feb 22, 1918Chicago, IL, US
Walter Schuerbaum22R5' 11.0"1801917
Bill Seinsoth21SL6' 3.0"225Feb 5, 1918Salt Lake City, UT, US
Mel Serafini20RR5' 9.0"175Dec 5, 1918St. Louis, MO, US
Walter Sessi20LL6' 3.0"225Jul 23, 1918Finleyville, PA, US
Bill Shewey22LR6' 0.0"175Jul 5, 1916Joplin, MO, US
Billy Southworth22RR6' 0.0"178Jun 20, 1917Portland, OR, US
James Sproull--Unknown
John Stopa25R6' 0.0"1751914
Steve Summerhill24RR5' 10.0"190Oct 2, 1914
James Thompkins22RR6' 0.0"1751917
Richard Tichacek22R5' 10.0"1751917
Roland Van Slate26RR5' 10.0"161Oct 18, 1912WI, US
Steve Vargo22RR6' 0.0"1821917
John Wahonick26RR5' 10.0"181Apr 12, 1913Connorville, OH, US
Edward Wissman24LL6' 0.0"1801915
Charles Zachritz23R6' 0.0"170Nov 14, 1915

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