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1929 Bridgeport Bears

1929 > Class A > 1929 Eastern League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Hans Lobert
Represented: Bridgeport, CT
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1928 / 1930

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1John Albert?--8626562833.234.32185
2Jim Bishop31397719501.247.35127
3Hank Boney*254510723601.215.29932
4Walter Brown21355711100.193.21112
5Bob Emmerich3714755916410101.293.352197
6Frank Grube24103297901364.303.428127
7Al Hermann3055226631213.279.38186
8Buck Jordan*229536412936111.354.522190
9Wally Kimmick3214650018846614.376.576288
10Jake Levy29489326510.280.35533
11Doc Marshall231546381992891.312.389248
12John Michaels*2120215010.238.3337
13Skinny O'Neal3015293000.103.1033
14Silvino Ruiz?--1872100.286.4293
15Adolph Schinkle?3315360121936246.364.534321
16Howard Signor?--193611110.306.38914
17Pat Veltman231265111643376.321.448229
17 Players28.2
* - 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
1Roy Auer2601.0003
2Jim Bishop311310.5653.7137216.025011589651.45810.42.7
3Hank Boney25187.7203.4341247.022711294831.2558.33.0
4Duke Brett29917.3464.4434229.0277138113951.62410.93.7Stats for 2 teams
5Walter Brown21612.3335.1234153.018111887771.68610.64.5
6Mush Higgins291113.4585.3631203.0249140121761.60111.03.4Stats for 2 teams
7Gerald Hughes?--002
8Jake Levy29129.5714.0730199.02319890601.46210.42.7
9Frederick Lynch?--97.5634.9932213.0257135118681.52610.92.9Stats for 4 teams
10John Michaels*2151.8334.812058.0763931211.67211.83.3
11Skinny O'Neal3055.5004.111581.0934337191.38310.32.1
12Silvino Ruiz?--25.2864.501840.0373020171.3508.33.8
13Andy Rush39236.7933.3336254.024811494611.2178.82.2Stats for 2 teams
14Howard Signor?--63.6674.041998.01095644211.32710.01.9
16Lefty Taber*2979.4385.4023115.01509169521.75711.74.1Stats for 2 teams
16 Players28.5
* - 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


Frank Grube802884612.9654.18
John Albert77261608.9764.17
Joe Witry53182405.9784.19Stats for 2 teams
Thomas McCarthy1756131.9864.06Stats for 2 teams


Jose Rodriguez1431391666.99610.19Stats for 2 teams
Buck Jordan959324610.99010.29


Harry Wilke11430036326.9625.82Stats for 2 teams
Red Sheridan9121529216.9695.57Stats for 2 teams
Walter Swenson501391447.9765.66Stats for 2 teams


Pat Veltman838317615.9453.12
Al Hermann55611108.9553.11


Doc Marshall15032854832.9655.84


Adolph Schinkle1523091412.9642.13
Bob Emmerich144362208.9792.65
Wally Kimmick123224139.9631.93
Joe Price358625.9462.51Stats for 2 teams
James Conley163401.9712.13Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
John Albert--Unknown
Roy Auer26RR5' 10.0"175Apr 30, 1903New York, NY, US
Jim Bishop31RR6' 0.0"195Jan 28, 1898Montgomery City, MO, US
Hank Boney25LR5' 11.0"176Oct 28, 1903Wallace, NC, US
Duke Brett29RR6' 0.0"175May 23, 1900Lawrenceville, VA, US
Walter Brown21RR5' 8.0"163Feb 2, 1908
James Conley31175Oct 6, 1897
Bob Emmerich37RR5' 3.0"155Aug 1, 1891New York, NY, US
Frank Grube24RR5' 9.0"190Jan 7, 1905Easton, PA, US
Al Hermann30RR6' 0.0"180Mar 28, 1899Milltown, NJ, US
Mush Higgins29RApr 16, 1900Hazelton, PA, US
Gerald Hughes--Unknown
Buck Jordan22LR6' 0.0"170Jan 16, 1907Cooleemee, NC, US
Wally Kimmick32RR5' 11.0"174May 30, 1897Turtle Creek, PA, US
Jake Levy29RR5' 7.0"195Feb 7, 1900
Frederick Lynch--Unknown
Doc Marshall23RR5' 11.0"150Jun 4, 1906New Albany, MS, US
Thomas McCarthy29RR5' 9.0"162Dec 5, 1899Yonkers, NY, US
John Michaels21LL5' 10.0"154Jul 10, 1907Bridgeport, CT, US
Skinny O'Neal30RR5' 11.0"160May 2, 1899Gatewood, MO, US
Joe Price32RR6' 1.0"187Apr 10, 1897Milligan College, TN, US
Jose Rodriguez35RR5' 8.0"150Feb 23, 1894La Habana, La Habana, CU
Silvino Ruiz--Unknown
Andy Rush39RR6' 3.0"180Dec 26, 1889Hartland, KS, US
Adolph Schinkle33Feb 10, 1896Cordelia, CA, US
Red Sheridan32RR5' 10.0"160Nov 14, 1896Brooklyn, NY, US
Howard Signor--Unknown
Walter Swenson--Unknown
Lefty Taber29LL6' 0.0"180Jan 11, 1900Rock Island, IL, US
Pat Veltman23RR6' 0.0"175Mar 24, 1906Mobile, AL, US
Harry Wilke28RR5' 10.0"171Dec 14, 1900Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Witry--Unknown

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