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1927 Knoxville Smokies

1927 > Class B > 1927 South Atlantic League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bob Coleman
Represented: Knoxville, TN
Ballpark: Caswell Park (Knoxville, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

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 Virgil Barrett? 29 134 442 159 29 7 39 .360 .722 319
2 Samuel Byrd 20 140 513 170 32 9 15 .331 .517 265
3 Bob Coleman 36 37 85 22 2 0 0 .259 .282 24
4 John Cross? -- 62 246 85 18 3 9 .346 .553 136
5 Roy Curtin? -- 117 430 110 14 5 7 .256 .360 155
6 Cussens? -- 116 399 121 17 8 5 .303 .424 169
7 William Englishman? 21 33 61 15 6 0 0 .246 .344 21
8 George Gilbert? -- 18 45 12 1 0 1 .267 .356 16
9 Harvey Greene? -- 10 27 7 3 0 0 .259 .370 10
10 Thorpe Hamilton 23 142 575 183 31 7 5 .318 .423 243
11 Holman? -- 14 47 11 0 1 0 .234 .277 13
12 Jake Hurt? -- 15 65 19 2 1 0 .292 .354 23
13 John Miller? -- 12 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1
14 Elmer Myers 33 40 105 19 1 0 0 .181 .190 20
15 Noonan? -- 31 104 26 3 2 3 .250 .404 42
16 Pal Osborne? -- 138 500 145 23 14 9 .290 .446 223
17 Clarence Pitt? 30 129 515 148 21 5 1 .287 .353 182
18 Phil Sawyer? 25 27 40 7 2 0 0 .175 .225 9
19 Leo Skidmore? -- 28 42 5 0 0 0 .119 .119 5
20 Roy Spruell? -- 44 93 22 0 1 1 .237 .290 27
21 A.B. Yeager? -- 19 31 1 0 1 0 .032 .097 3
22 Young? -- 85 306 87 16 3 5 .284 .405 124
22 Players 26.0
* - 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
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 Doss? -- 2 0 1.000 5
2 William Englishman? 21 9 6 .600 4.75 29 142.0 138 84 75 60 1.394 8.7 3.8
3 Fergus? -- 0 1 .000 4
4 George Gilbert? -- 8 5 .615 3.91 16 106.0 106 58 46 35 1.330 9.0 3.0
5 Miles Hunter 26 5 2 .714 3.83 8 54.0 51 30 23 21 1.333 8.5 3.5
6 Long? -- 3 3 .500 2.72 9 53.0 43 20 16 22 1.226 7.3 3.7
7 John Miller? -- 2 4 .333 7.12 12 48.0 55 46 38 36 1.896 10.3 6.8
8 Elmer Myers 33 23 11 .676 3.17 36 275.0 248 107 97 72 1.164 8.1 2.4
9 O'Neall? -- 0 1 .000 3
10 Phil Sawyer 25 6 6 .500 5.62 27 136.0 187 97 85 37 1.647 12.4 2.4
11 Leo Skidmore -- 5 9 .357 4.71 24 126.0 133 79 66 29 1.286 9.5 2.1
12 Roy Spruell? -- 10 10 .500 5.11 24 148.0 179 99 84 40 1.480 10.9 2.4
13 William Steidel? -- 1 3 .250 5
14 R. Walker? -- 1 1 .500 2
15 A.B. Yeager? -- 3 7 .300 3.63 19 104.0 95 49 42 14 1.048 8.2 1.2
15 Players 26.8
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Virgil Barrett 125 384 86 10 .979 3.76
Bob Coleman 27 82 22 4 .963 3.85

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Young 82 783 52 17 .980 10.18
John Cross 62 649 27 7 .990 10.90

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thorpe Hamilton 141 336 438 36 .956 5.49
George Brauchle 91 262 224 19 .962 5.34 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pal Osborne 20 121 247 48 .885 18.40
Jake Hurt 15 8 36 2 .957 2.93

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cussens 116 218 315 54 .908 4.59
Noonan 31 55 99 14 .917 4.97

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Samuel Byrd 139 327 13 16 .955 2.45
Clarence Pitt 127 264 9 8 .972 2.15
Roy Curtin 117 204 6 5 .977 1.79
Holman 14 31 2 0 1.000 2.36
Harvey Greene 10 26 0 1 .963 2.60

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Virgil Barrett 29 Jul 21, 1897 Rockmart, GA, US
George Brauchle -- Unknown
Samuel Byrd 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 15, 1906 Bremen, GA, US
Bob Coleman 36 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 26, 1890 Huntingburg, IN, US
John Cross -- Unknown
Roy Curtin -- Unknown
Cussens -- Unknown
Doss -- Unknown
William Englishman 21 Jul 28, 1905 IL, US
Fergus -- Unknown
George Gilbert -- Unknown
Harvey Greene -- Unknown
Thorpe Hamilton 23 R 5' 8.0" 175 Dec 19, 1903 McCrory, AR, US
Holman -- Unknown
Miles Hunter 26 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Mar 22, 1901 Hot Springs, AR, US
Jake Hurt -- Unknown
Long -- Unknown
John Miller -- Unknown
Elmer Myers 33 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 2, 1894 York Springs, PA, US
Noonan -- Unknown
O'Neall -- Unknown
Pal Osborne -- Unknown
Clarence Pitt 30 Oct 15, 1896 St. Louis, MO, US
Phil Sawyer 25 R Aug 26, 1901 Warrensburg, TN, US
Leo Skidmore -- R Unknown
Roy Spruell -- Unknown
William Steidel -- Unknown
R. Walker -- Unknown
A.B. Yeager -- Unknown
Young -- Unknown

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