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1950 Waco Pirates

1950 > Class B > 1950 Big State League
Overall: 72-76
Scored 813 runs, Allowed 827 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-75

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Buddy Hancken
Represented: Waco, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1John Baas*2211746515824143.340.471219
2Frederick Barlow2115426000.143.1436
3Hal Bevan1958224881802.393.500112
4Ronald Boone2012276110.222.3339
5Harold Breeding2313212100.095.1433
6Walter Bremer23299525924.263.52650
7Jack Bumgarner23526714400.209.26918
8Eugene Bussman23458116400.198.24720
9Irving Carlson2414858316839315.288.443258
10Kenneth Clary2235254200.160.2406
11Dick Drilling2027364000.111.1114
12Delton Dunnack2558203561210.276.34570
13David Elliott2111155200.333.4677
14Bob Friend19307310200.137.16412
15Sug Haines235922570823.311.40491
16Buddy Hancken355112133610.273.33941
17John Higgins2314255200.200.2807
18Donald Hinchberger23165713302.228.38622
19Troy Mitchell2756209701033.335.45595
20John Moore23110339901417.265.375127
21Norman Morton23397620201.263.32925
22John Paszek2262215631216.293.44295
23John Powers*2014454116824639.311.593321
24Dick Smith22298721102.241.32228
25George Sopko241365381642513.305.372200
26Joseph Stelmack2220348102.235.44115
27Richard Stingley19256710200.149.17912
28Thomas Vangelas*2313048213721126.284.494238
29Ralph Woolford2119261000.038.0381
29 Players22.91485737514681314722543512272566544754.286.354.420.774216247
* - 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
1Harold Breeding2333.5006.191348.0523833431.9799.88.1
2Jack Bumgarner23115.6884.9045136.01489274801.6769.85.3
3Eugene Bussman23810.4444.8532165.020410189791.71511.14.3
4James Cain?2513Stats for 2 teams
5Kenneth Clary2247.3645.313583.0895649611.8079.76.6
6Dick Drilling20410.2866.3726106.01298975531.71711.04.5
7David Elliott*2111
8Bob Friend19129.5713.0829190.01739565911.3898.24.3
9John Higgins*2335.3755.401470.0905442211.58611.62.7
10Norman Morton231212.5004.2836200.020210595681.3509.13.1
11Joseph Stelmack2242.6675.431263.0844038251.73012.03.6
12Ralph Woolford*2155.5005.001872.0705140551.7368.86.9
12 Players22.07276.486148148827
* - 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


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Philip Alotta25RR6' 0.0"180May 6, 1925St. Louis, MO, US
John Baas22LL6' 0.0"1951928
Frederick Barlow21R5' 11.0"165Aug 26, 1928Trenton, NJ, US
Hal Bevan19RR6' 2.0"198Nov 15, 1930New Orleans, LA, US
Ronald Boone20RR5' 10.0"170Feb 11, 1930Houston, TX, US
Harold Breeding23RR5' 9.0"175Aug 10, 1926
Walter Bremer23R6' 0.0"185Jan 21, 1927Rockford, IL, US
Jack Bumgarner23RR6' 0.0"165Sep 19, 1926Norman, OK, US
Eugene Bussman23RR6' 0.0"1701927
James Cain25R6' 0.0"1721925
Irving Carlson24R5' 10.0"1751926
Kenneth Clary22RR5' 10.0"1801928
Dick Drilling20RR6' 2.0"185Jul 23, 1929Fonda, IA, US
Delton Dunnack25R5' 11.0"165Apr 29, 1925Mansfield, CT, US
David Elliott21RL5' 10.0"175Oct 31, 1928St. Bernice, IN, US
Bob Friend19RR6' 0.0"190Nov 24, 1930Lafayette, IN, US
Houston Garman23RL6' 0.0"2001927
Edmund Grecius--Unknown
Carl Gretlein20RR5' 10.0"1771930
Sug Haines23R5' 11.0"165Dec 3, 1926Columbus, OH, US
Buddy Hancken35RR6' 1.0"175Aug 30, 1914Birmingham, AL, US
John Higgins23RL5' 11.0"185Aug 23, 1926Cranston, RI, US
Donald Hinchberger23RR6' 0.0"185Apr 26, 1927Long Beach, CA, US
Jodie Howington28LL6' 2.0"1851922
Alton McAfee23L6' 0.0"1701927
Troy Mitchell27R6' 1.0"195Feb 2, 1923
John Moore23R5' 10.0"1801927
Norman Morton23RR6' 1.0"1751927
John Paszek22R6' 1.0"1801928
John Powers20LR6' 1.0"185Jul 8, 1929Birmingham, AL, US
Blair Simpson22RR5' 11.0"165Oct 31, 1927Ogden, UT, US
Dick Smith22RR5' 8.0"160Jul 21, 1927Blandburg, PA, US
George Sopko24R5' 8.0"1601926
Joseph Stelmack22RR6' 1.0"1901928
Richard Stingley19R5' 11.0"1801931
Thomas Vangelas23L6' 0.0"1901927
Warren Ward20RR6' 3.0"1801930
Ralph Woolford21RL6' 1.0"1651929

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