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1950 New Orleans Pelicans

1950 > Class AA > 1950 Southern Association
Overall: 71-79
Scored 728 runs, Allowed 771 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-79

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Hal Luby and Bill Burwell
Represented: New Orleans, LA
Ballpark: Pelican Park (New Orleans, LA), Pelican Park (New Orleans, LA) and Pelican Park (New Orleans, LA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1John Baas*22341010.250.7503
2Frank Barrett3646418100.195.2209
3Hal Bevan1965232551110.237.29368
4Mel Brookey24267815210.192.24419
5Roy Bueschen*301354301271777.295.416179
6Bob Chesnes#2916265100.192.2316
7Lamar Dorton21163910010.256.30812
8Thomas Encinas2620112100.182.2733
9Harry Fisher*2479156661017.423.63599
10Robert Ganss278628070734.250.33995
11Gary Gearhart264914640652.274.42562
12Charles Glock*3356187441021.235.32661
13Al Grunwald*209938712420910.320.496192
14John Hrasch?217321748610.221.25856
15Robert Kellogg*278530588964.289.397121
16Bill Kennedy*31256413031.203.34422
17Dick Lajeskie24289321312.226.34432
18William LaThorpe*211160000.000.0000
19Vern Law2014358100.229.2579
20Rolland Leveille22267522200.293.32024
21Clyde McAllister26120000.000.0000
22Jack Merson281535731663348.290.403231
23Stan Milankovich26355615410.268.37521
24James Mims2322366100.167.1947
25Troy Mitchell2712256000.240.2406
26Paul Pettit*18213311220.333.51517
27Bob Purkey20336612201.182.25817
28Frank Thomas214714839613.264.37856
29Earl Turner27175113102.255.39220
30Dixie Upright*241063811152378.302.462176
31Leo Wells325718039612.217.29453
32Stan Wentzel3315153816934614.314.478257
33Walter Wherry235815841613.259.36758
33 Players26.3153574551037281407233658066138566725.276.348.394.742201076
* - 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
1Frank Barrett36117.6113.3846144.01436954531.3618.93.3
2Bob Chesnes2922.5004.50846.0523123211.58710.24.1
3Preston Elkins2711.500623.027131.73910.65.1
4Thomas Encinas2623.4005.871946.0543530301.82610.65.9
5Harry Fisher2458.3856.1323113.01118277791.6818.86.3
6Bill Kennedy*31105.6673.1324167.01697458421.2639.12.3
7Nellie King22003.3838.0115321.62512.42.2
8Paul LaPalme*2642.6672.47962.0541917121.0657.81.7
9William LaThorpe*2115.1671129.035211.93110.96.5
10Vern Law2064.6002.671281.0793224401.4698.84.4
11James Lawler190035.0
12Robert Masters2412.333821.030122.00012.95.1
13Stan Milankovich26914.3914.9035167.019711591811.66510.64.4
14James Mims2357.4175.1221102.01206458421.58810.63.7
15Pete Modica2686.5715.0521114.01416864511.68411.14.0Stats for 2 teams
16Paul Pettit*1827.2225.171994.0736254761.5857.07.3
17Bob Purkey201212.5004.7832196.02181161041141.69410.05.2
18Len Yochim*210011.0303.00027.00.0
18 Players25.97179.473153153771
* - 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
John Baas22LL6' 0.0"1951928
Frank Barrett36RR6' 2.0"173Jul 1, 1913Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Hal Bevan19RR6' 2.0"198Nov 15, 1930New Orleans, LA, US
Mel Brookey24R5' 10.0"195Jul 15, 1925Henryetta, OK, US
Roy Bueschen30L5' 10.0"1851920
Bob Chesnes29SR6' 0.0"180May 6, 1921Oakland, CA, US
Lamar Dorton21RR5' 11.0"155Nov 17, 1928Ansonville, NC, US
Preston Elkins27RR6' 1.0"1651923
Thomas Encinas26RR5' 10.0"1601924
Harry Fisher24LR6' 0.0"180Jan 3, 1926Newbury, ON, CA
Robert Ganss27R5' 10.0"195Jul 7, 1922Toledo, OH, US
Gary Gearhart26RL5' 11.0"180Aug 10, 1923New Lebanon, OH, US
Charles Glock33LR5' 10.0"175Feb 12, 1917
Al Grunwald20LL6' 4.0"210Feb 13, 1930Los Angeles, CA, US
John Hrasch21Dec 22, 1928Cleveland, OH, US
Robert Kellogg27L5' 11.0"175Dec 29, 1922
Bill Kennedy31LL6' 1.0"175Dec 22, 1918Alexandria, VA, US
Nellie King22RR6' 6.0"185Mar 15, 1928Shenandoah, PA, US
Dick Lajeskie24RR5' 11.0"175Jan 8, 1926Passaic, NJ, US
Paul LaPalme26LL5' 10.0"175Dec 14, 1923Springfield, MA, US
William LaThorpe21LL5' 11.0"1751929
Vern Law20RR6' 2.0"195Mar 12, 1930Meridian, ID, US
James Lawler19RR5' 11.0"1781931
Rolland Leveille22R5' 11.0"1951928
Robert Masters24RR6' 0.0"1751926
Clyde McAllister26RR6' 0.0"2001924
Jack Merson28RR5' 11.0"175Jan 17, 1922Elkridge, MD, US
Stan Milankovich26RR6' 0.0"2051924
James Mims23RR6' 0.0"175Dec 19, 1926
Troy Mitchell27R6' 1.0"195Feb 2, 1923
Pete Modica26RR6' 0.0"145Jan 25, 1924New Orleans, LA, US
Paul Pettit18LL6' 2.0"195Nov 29, 1931Los Angeles, CA, US
Bob Purkey20RR6' 2.0"175Jul 14, 1929Pittsburgh, PA, US
Frank Thomas21RR6' 3.0"200Jun 11, 1929Pittsburgh, PA, US
Earl Turner27RR5' 9.0"170May 6, 1923Pittsfield, MA, US
Dixie Upright24LL6' 0.0"175May 30, 1926Kannapolis, NC, US
Leo Wells32RR5' 9.0"170Jul 18, 1917Kansas City, KS, US
Stan Wentzel33RR6' 1.0"200Jan 13, 1917Lorane, PA, US
Walter Wherry23R6' 1.0"1871927
Len Yochim21LL6' 2.0"200Oct 16, 1928New Orleans, LA, US

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