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1948 Oakland Oaks

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 114-74
Scored 1012 runs, Allowed 849 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 109-79

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Casey Stengel
Represented: Oakland, CA
Ballpark: Oaks Park (Oakland, CA), Oaks Park (Oakland, CA) and Oaks Park (Oakland, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Vic Buccola*261143500000000.
2Ralph Buxton37342923251001016.
3Loyd Christopher2812439735256112292146133943.318.388.531.91918715
4Merl Combs*28175677580911572441069118351.271.364.378.741219212
5John Conant*25333110000000.333.333.333.667100
6Mel Duezabou2913242938969118245752213541.303.364.445.80917323
7Nick Etten*341646725781151812714315539147.313.407.587.99433912
8Ed Fernandes#30621279112276112123414.297.492.418.9103811
9Charlie Gassaway*2943756431010051425.
10Norm Grabar*21143110000010.333.500.333.833100
11Tom Hafey34101310232001022.300.417.500.917501
12Will Hafey*277514313114377133401113.282.338.420.7585501
13Ray Hamrick26101267243306314112621921.259.318.337.6568223
14Damon Hayes*34173029462000014.
15Lloyd Hittle24755000000001.
16Brooks Holder*33148588482991431531057119724.297.418.402.82019436
17Earl Jones*293977731018002100112.247.257.329.5862403
18Bob Klinger401633000000003.
19Cookie Lavagetto3586316286548716133812918.304.368.399.76711401
20Thornton Lee*41733010002003.333.333.333.667100
21Gene Lillard3423685941250070913.203.309.288.5971700
22Dario Lodigiani321626405817717629277274831.303.360.396.75623047
23Ernie Lombardi4074232213215912084711617.277.336.446.7829530
24Billy Martin201324274016011128234271830.277.310.379.68915217
25Allan Maul*24211000000000.
26George Metkovich*27134577500116168237238896654.336.418.548.96627447
27Eddie Murphy28511100000000.
28Walt Pocekay*19165449450023156.
29Tony Ponce#26222000000000.
30Billy Raimondi351263443024086171031143323.285.359.348.70710527
31Jack Salveson342470678173027027.254.275.388.6632601
32Ed Samcoff23133431362101035.194.265.323.5871000
33Les Scarsella*341113673296089173147253231.271.341.468.80915433
34Floyd Speer35493021320001055.
35Jim Tobin35101715120002025.
36Lou Tost*372240403800000.
37Frenchy Uhalt*38255544791003096.205.340.227.5671002
38Maurice Van Robays3387212192266013122521514.313.362.422.7848105
39Les Webber3332524451001010612.227.320.273.5931202
40Lefty Wilkie*3342686151601050411.262.308.295.6031803
40 Players30.7188715463031012180531838155941101721612.286.362.423.785266430100
* - 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
1Ralph Buxton37133.8133.19344196.078473429522031.1157.
2John Conant25101.0008.1021010.01999300002.20017.
3Charlie Gassaway*29158.6523.0943132198.0202816859683131.3189.
4Ed Graham24000.002002.0000010000.0000.00.04.5
5Tom Hafey3402.0006.1651019.0261313181011.42112.
6Will Hafey271310.5654.4830131183.01829891102756041.5529.
7Damon Hayes3457.4173.84175189.082393840343031.3718.
8Lloyd Hittle*2412.3333.2770022.026168760001.50010.
9Earl Jones*29136.6842.983993196.01847665110822061.5008.
10Bob Klinger4024.3334.18160028.026191314110021.4298.
11Thornton Lee*4103.00010.0670017.03020191071002.35315.
12Tony Ponce2601.0009.002006.0766400001.83310.
13Jack Salveson34108.5564.1024100167.0186967637701001.33510.
14Floyd Speer35123.8005.174900108.0128746242551021.57410.
15Jim Tobin3521.6672.25101044.041201110111011.1598.
16Lou Tost*3785.6154.032260116.0125585232621021.3539.
17Les Webber3385.6155.503250131.0163888055684011.66411.
18Lefty Wilkie*33116.6473.794170185.0212947870563041.52410.
18 Players32.811474.606188188849
* - 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


Billy Raimondi1203684376.9833.432
Ernie Lombardi802673787.9743.802Stats for 2 teams
Ed Fernandes471211422.9852.873
Gene Lillard20581323.9733.550


Nick Etten1621368787125.9958.93
Maurice Van Robays3522912417.9846.89
Les Scarsella1775618.9884.76


Billy Martin1242942801970.9684.63
Dario Lodigiani78161215751.9824.82
Ray Hamrick23372112.9832.52


Dario Lodigiani91741931318.9542.93
Cookie Lavagetto7367143149.9382.88
Merl Combs403989108.9283.20


Merl Combs1332264642977.9605.19
Ray Hamrick711461741741.9504.51


Brooks Holder138233551.9791.72
George Metkovich13236119133.9672.88
Loyd Christopher120229534.9871.95
Mel Duezabou1122061163.9731.94
Les Scarsella75103420.9821.43
Frenchy Uhalt1722010.9571.29
Walt Pocekay15260001.0001.73
Maurice Van Robays1319210.9551.62


Floyd Speer4961721.9200.47
Charlie Gassaway43103574.8651.05
Damon Hayes4293440.9151.02Stats for 2 teams
Lou Tost4234232.9381.07Stats for 2 teams
Jack Salveson41153313.9801.17Stats for 2 teams
Lefty Wilkie4164011.9791.12
Earl Jones3971841.8620.64
Tom Hafey3793332.9331.14Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Buxton3472112.9660.82
Les Webber3261912.9620.78
Will Hafey30254415.9862.30
Bob Klinger1626011.0000.50
Jim Tobin103820.8461.10
Lloyd Hittle7
Thornton Lee7
John Conant2
Ed Graham2
Tony Ponce2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Vic Buccola26LL6' 0.0"155Mar 21, 1922Los Angeles, CA, US
Ralph Buxton37RR5' 11.0"163Jun 7, 1911Weyburn, SK, CA
Loyd Christopher28RR6' 2.0"190Dec 31, 1919Richmond, CA, US
Merl Combs28LR6' 0.0"172Dec 11, 1919Los Angeles, CA, US
John Conant25LR5' 10.0"180Dec 31, 1922Surgoinsville, TN, US
Mel Duezabou29RR5' 9.0"180Jun 9, 1919Oakland, CA, US
Nick Etten34LL6' 2.0"198Sep 19, 1913Spring Grove, IL, US
Ed Fernandes30SR5' 9.0"185Mar 11, 1918Oakland, CA, US
Charlie Gassaway29LL6' 2.0"210Aug 12, 1918Gassaway, TN, US
Norm Grabar21LL6' 1.0"185Jul 22, 1926Richmond, CA, US
Ed Graham24RR6' 2.0"200Dec 8, 1923Hayden, AZ, US
Tom Hafey34RR6' 1.0"180Jul 12, 1913Berkeley, CA, US
Will Hafey27LR6' 2.0"195May 18, 1921Berkeley, CA, US
Ray Hamrick26RR5' 11.0"160Aug 1, 1921Nashville, TN, US
Damon Hayes34LR6' 2.0"190May 12, 1914Potlatch, ID, US
Lloyd Hittle24RL5' 10.0"164Feb 21, 1924Acampo, CA, US
Brooks Holder33LL5' 10.0"180Nov 2, 1914Rising Star, TX, US
Earl Jones29LL5' 10.0"190Jun 11, 1919Fresno, CA, US
Bob Klinger40RR6' 0.0"180Jun 4, 1908Allenton, MO, US
Cookie Lavagetto35RR6' 0.0"170Dec 1, 1912Oakland, CA, US
Thornton Lee41LL6' 3.0"205Sep 13, 1906Sonoma, CA, US
Gene Lillard34RR5' 10.0"178Nov 12, 1913Santa Barbara, CA, US
Dario Lodigiani32RR5' 8.0"150Jun 6, 1916San Francisco, CA, US
Ernie Lombardi40RR6' 3.0"230Apr 6, 1908Oakland, CA, US
Billy Martin20RR5' 11.0"165May 16, 1928Berkeley, CA, US
Allan Maul24L6' 3.0"200Nov 27, 1923Seattle, WA, US
Cliff McClain24LR5' 11.0"175Jul 3, 1923Del Rey, CA, US
George Metkovich27LL6' 1.0"185Oct 8, 1920Angel's Camp, CA, US
Eddie Murphy28R5' 8.0"165Dec 15, 1919Roxbury, MA, US
Walt Pocekay19LR5' 10.0"170Jun 4, 1929Richmond, CA, US
Tony Ponce26SR6' 1.0"205Aug 12, 1921Rivera, CA, US
Billy Raimondi35RR5' 10.0"165Dec 1, 1912San Francisco, CA, US
Jack Salveson34RR6' 0.0"180Jan 5, 1914Fullerton, CA, US
Ed Samcoff23RR5' 10.0"165Sep 1, 1924Sacramento, CA, US
Les Scarsella34LL5' 11.0"185Nov 23, 1913Santa Cruz, CA, US
Floyd Speer35RR6' 0.0"180Jan 27, 1913Booneville, AR, US
Jim Tobin35RR6' 0.0"185Dec 27, 1912Oakland, CA, US
Lou Tost37LL6' 0.0"175Jun 1, 1911Cumberland, WA, US
Frenchy Uhalt38LR5' 10.0"180Apr 27, 1910Bakersfield, CA, US
Maurice Van Robays33RR6' 0.0"190Nov 15, 1914Detroit, MI, US
Les Webber33RR6' 0.0"185May 6, 1915Kelseyville, CA, US
Lefty Wilkie33LL5' 11.0"175Oct 30, 1914Zealandia, SK, CA

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