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1939 Shreveport Sports

1939 > Class A-1 > 1939 Texas League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Homer Peel
Represented: Shreveport, LA
Ballpark: Spar Stadium (Shreveport, LA), Spar Stadium (Shreveport, LA) and Spar Stadium (Shreveport, LA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

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 Frank Anderson 23 6 8 5 0 0 0 .625 .625 5
2 Merv Connors 25 116 388 89 22 2 16 .229 .420 163
3 Bobby Coombs 31 41 83 22 4 0 0 .265 .313 26
4 Guy Curtright 26 46 136 44 8 1 3 .324 .463 63
5 Jess Dobernic 21 9 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.500 3
6 Leslie Dunkle* 25 14 17 2 0 0 0 .118 .118 2
7 Vallie Eaves 27 42 95 15 3 0 1 .158 .221 21
8 Charles George# 28 13 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Johnny Gerlach 22 164 590 162 30 4 0 .275 .339 200
10 Huron Horton 28 102 250 61 10 2 0 .244 .300 75
11 Bob Kennedy 18 130 493 140 26 7 8 .284 .414 204
12 Hugo Klaerner 30 37 64 11 3 0 0 .172 .219 14
13 Jesse Landrum 26 139 465 131 23 10 6 .282 .413 192
14 Albert Marchand* 27 29 89 31 5 0 0 .348 .404 36
15 Hack Miller 26 14 26 4 3 0 0 .154 .269 7
16 Homer Peel 36 137 423 122 29 1 5 .288 .397 168
17 Thomas Perry 23 15 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Jackie Reid* 44 25 44 7 0 0 0 .159 .159 7
19 Marvin Rhea? -- 10 41 4 0 1 0 .098 .146 6
20 Frank Sansosti* 23 31 18 2 1 0 0 .111 .167 3
21 Douglas Stack? -- 12 44 13 4 0 0 .295 .386 17
22 Joe Vitter# 28 156 552 143 35 9 3 .259 .371 205
23 George Washington* 32 141 519 155 45 12 10 .299 .489 254
24 Samuel Williams 20 8 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
24 Players 26.9
* - 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 Frank Anderson 23 0 1 .000 9.00 6 1 20.0 31 23 20 18 2.450 14.0 8.1
2 Jim Bivin 29 12 17 .414 4.00 41 32 234.0 264 141 104 113 1.611 10.2 4.3 Stats for 2 teams
3 Jim Brillheart* 35 18 11 .621 2.61 40 33 255.0 237 115 74 109 1.357 8.4 3.8 Stats for 2 teams
4 Bobby Coombs 31 16 15 .516 3.22 38 32 246.0 259 106 88 42 1.224 9.5 1.5
5 Jess Dobernic 21 0 2 .000 3.50 9 3 18.0 17 8 7 15 1.778 8.5 7.5
6 Leslie Dunkle* 25 3 1 .750 5.14 14 6 49.0 61 36 28 12 1.490 11.2 2.2
7 Vallie Eaves 27 21 10 .677 2.77 42 36 263.0 214 105 81 119 1.266 7.3 4.1
8 Charles George* 28 4 1 .800 2.61 13 2 31.0 27 11 9 21 1.548 7.8 6.1
9 Hugo Klaerner 30 9 16 .360 3.30 37 24 199.0 175 93 73 85 1.307 7.9 3.8
10 Thomas Perry* 23 0 1 .000 5.28 14 2 29.0 35 18 17 12 1.621 10.9 3.7
11 Jackie Reid 44 9 3 .750 4.20 25 16 133.0 146 77 62 21 1.256 9.9 1.4
12 Frank Sansosti* 23 3 2 .600 3.32 31 3 65.0 47 32 24 26 1.123 6.5 3.6
13 Franklin Wagner 28 1 4 .200 3.30 29 2 71.0 80 39 26 21 1.423 10.1 2.7 Stats for 2 teams
14 Samuel Williams 20 0 1 .000 5.29 8 2 17.0 17 12 10 12 1.706 9.0 6.4
14 Players 29.8
* - 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
Delbert Friar 97 386 51 11 .975 4.51 Stats for 2 teams
Huron Horton 94 394 62 4 .991 4.85
Hack Miller 11 35 4 2 .951 3.55

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Merv Connors 109 740 66 19 .977 7.39
Douglas Stack 12 116 7 6 .953 10.25

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Vitter 62 152 180 15 .957 5.35

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Kennedy 124 145 214 30 .923 2.90
Joseph Valenti 112 98 276 26 .935 3.34 Stats for 2 teams
Jesse Landrum 41 28 60 14 .863 2.15

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Gerlach 124 255 343 41 .936 4.82
Joe Gedzius 102 171 318 45 .916 4.79 Stats for 2 teams
George Meyer 77 139 263 24 .944 5.22 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Easterling 159 362 4 12 .968 2.30 Stats for 2 teams
George Washington 136 201 13 10 .955 1.57
Homer Peel 122 173 5 9 .952 1.46
Jere Moore 64 131 11 1 .993 2.22 Stats for 2 teams
Guy Curtright 42 86 4 2 .978 2.14
Albert Marchand 17 38 1 0 1.000 2.29
Marvin Rhea 10 23 0 0 1.000 2.30

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vallie Eaves 42
Jim Bivin 41 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Brillheart 40 Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Coombs 38
Hugo Klaerner 37
Frank Sansosti 31
Franklin Wagner 29 Stats for 2 teams
Jackie Reid 25
Leslie Dunkle 14
Thomas Perry 14
Charles George 13
Jess Dobernic 9
Samuel Williams 8
Frank Anderson 6

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Frank Anderson 23 R R 6' 2.0" 198 1916
Jim Bivin 29 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Dec 11, 1909 Jackson, MS, US
Jim Brillheart 35 R L 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 28, 1903 Dublin, VA, US
Merle Coleman 22 L R 6' 4.0" 1917
Merv Connors 25 R R 6' 2.0" 192 Jan 23, 1914 Berkeley, CA, US
Bobby Coombs 31 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Feb 2, 1908 Goodwins Mills, ME, US
Guy Curtright 26 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Oct 18, 1912 Holliday, MO, US
Jess Dobernic 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 20, 1917 Mount Olive, IL, US
Leslie Dunkle 25 L L 6' 3.0" 185 1914
Paul Easterling 33 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 28, 1905 Reidsville, GA, US
Vallie Eaves 27 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 6, 1911 Allen, OK, US
Delbert Friar 23 R 5' 11.0" 187 1916
Joe Gedzius 23 R 5' 10.0" 170 1916 Dunn, NC, US
Charles George 28 S L 5' 9.0" 169 1911
Johnny Gerlach 22 R R 5' 9.0" 165 May 11, 1917 Shullsburg, WI, US
Herman Hansmann 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1915
Ernie Holman 33 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Dec 17, 1905 Claude, TX, US
Huron Horton 28 R 5' 10.0" 165 1911
Bob Kennedy 18 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Aug 18, 1920 Chicago, IL, US
Hugo Klaerner 30 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 15, 1908 Fredericksburg, TX, US
Jesse Landrum 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 31, 1912 Crockett, TX, US
Chester Manning 24 L 6' 0.0" 180 1915
Albert Marchand 27 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 21, 1911 St. Louis, MO, US
George Meyer 29 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Aug 3, 1909 Chicago, IL, US
Hack Miller 26 R R 5' 11.0" 215 Feb 13, 1913 Celeste, TX, US
Jere Moore 25 L 5' 9.0" 162 1914
Walt Navie 21 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 19, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Homer Peel 36 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 10, 1902 Fort Sullivan, TX, US
Thomas Perry 23 R L 6' 0.0" 160 1916
Jackie Reid 44 L R 5' 8.0" 157 Mar 27, 1895 Boyd, TX, US
Marvin Rhea -- Unknown
Frank Sansosti 23 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1916
Douglas Stack -- Unknown
Joseph Valenti 24 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 27, 1914 New Orleans, LA, US
Joe Vitter 28 S 5' 10.0" 169 Jan 25, 1911 New Orleans, LA, US
Franklin Wagner 28 S R 6' 2.0" 160 1911
George Washington 32 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Jun 4, 1907 Linden, TX, US
Samuel Williams 20 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Dec 2, 1918 Alexandria, LA, US

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