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1950 Bluefield Blue-Grays

1950 > Class D > 1950 Appalachian League
Overall: 80-40
Scored 838 runs, Allowed 576 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-40

Affiliation: Boston Braves-NL
Manager: Bill Adair
Represented: Bluefield, WV
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bill Adair3745146501026.342.56282
2Donald Baity20116393891809.226.341134
3Bob Bowman3915306000.200.2006
4Donald Buchanan2034496010.122.1638
5Oland Canterna229032910920710.331.526173
6Donald Cross*1845182531125.291.45683
7Walter Cusack20164815402.313.52125
8Robert Fruciano*2012439221.209.41918
9William Geier2140163491713.301.47277
10John Hayes18206714404.209.44830
11Donald Hazelton*21176321310.333.41326
12Clarence Hrabos2111447100.159.1828
13Carl Hrovatic1986281761548.270.438123
14Dick Kelly2238807100.088.1008
15Joseph Lebida2211845014226715.316.504227
16Herman Niehaus21823038318325.274.601182
17Julio Palazzini*196123081932.352.443102
18Guido Pelosi2263218711569.326.573125
19Billy Queen2111844715939521.356.606271
20James Rudolph2112203000.150.1503
21William Taft22152611312.423.84622
22Joseph Tamaska2258176561023.318.44979
23Luther Tucker*22204914310.286.38819
24Sylvester Williams?--155015511.300.50025
24 Players21.511846974009838116923450126743105624662.292.387.469.856188164
* - 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
1Bob Bowman3981.8892.781597.0964030371.3718.93.4
2Donald Buchanan20149.6093.7933171.01568272781.3688.24.1
3Carl Hrovatic1951.8334.40947.0442623812.6608.415.5
4Dick Kelly*22217.7502.8538215.01938668931.3308.13.9
5James Rudolph2141.8004.581257.0533829431.6848.46.8
6William Taft2261.8572.701260.0542518361.5008.15.4
7Joseph Tamaska*22115.6883.4027172.01759565761.4599.24.0
8Fred Wagner*2113Stats for 2 teams
8 Players22.98040.667118118576
* - 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


Dick Kelly38
Donald Buchanan33
Bob Bowman15
Fred Wagner13Stats for 2 teams
James Rudolph12
William Taft12

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bill Adair37RR6' 0.0"168Feb 10, 1913Mobile, AL, US
Donald Baity20RR6' 2.0"180Sep 8, 1929Thomasville, NC, US
Bob Bowman39RR5' 10.0"160Oct 3, 1910Keystone, WV, US
Donald Buchanan20RR6' 1.0"170Nov 21, 1929Pittsburgh, PA, US
Oland Canterna22RR6' 1.0"185Oct 29, 1927Freeport, PA, US
Roger Craver20RR6' 0.0"1851930
Donald Cross18LR6' 1.0"1801932
Walter Cusack20RR5' 8.0"185Jan 29, 1930Jamaica, NY, US
Robert Fruciano20LR5' 7.0"147Oct 24, 1929Syracuse, NY, US
William Geier21R5' 10.0"1601929
John Hayes18RR6' 2.0"190Aug 4, 1931Columbus, OH, US
Donald Hazelton21LL6' 4.0"179Sep 10, 1928Homesdale, PA, US
Clarence Hrabos21RR6' 0.0"190May 13, 1929Tarentum, PA, US
Carl Hrovatic19RR6' 0.0"180Dec 26, 1930Salem, OH, US
Dick Kelly22RL6' 2.0"180Oct 7, 1927Quincy, MA, US
Joseph Lebida22RR6' 4.0"200Apr 5, 1928Dickson, PA, US
Herman Niehaus21RR6' 3.0"200Jan 4, 1929St. Louis, MO, US
Julio Palazzini19LR5' 9.0"168Jun 7, 1931Canaan, CT, US
Guido Pelosi22RR5' 11.0"182Jan 1, 1928Cudahy, WI, US
Billy Queen21RR6' 1.0"185Nov 28, 1928Gastonia, NC, US
Gordon Roach20RR6' 4.0"225Jul 22, 1929Goodwood, ON, CA
James Rudolph21RR6' 1.0"1331929
Eddie Stephens18LOct 21, 1931Cleveland, OK, US
William Taft22RR6' 2.0"182Aug 18, 1927
Joseph Tamaska22RL6' 2.0"1901928
Luther Tucker22LR6' 0.0"195Aug 16, 1927Mason, WV, US
Fred Wagner21SL6' 2.0"167Apr 12, 1929Zanesville, OH, US
Sylvester Williams--Unknown

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