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1946 St. Paul Saints

1946 > Class AAA > 1946 American Association
Overall: 80-71
Scored 724 runs, Allowed 690 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-72

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Ray Blades
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Lexington Park (II) (St. Paul, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1945 / 1947

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jack Banta*21122520260001020.300.364.300.6646103
2Eddie Basinski231365845156613017554694485.252.319.334.65317211619
3Slick Coffman35502825161003012.
4Fats Dantonio27101329294369018034712813.306.370.398.768117425
5Cliff Dapper26371201008214011701513.210.319.280.59928614
6Ernest Davis23152.400
7Dutch Dietz344956483710170210.
8John Douglas*281446545798717814304196259.307.375.342.7171988112
9Vedie Himsl29341212221002002.
10Eugene Kelly24630.000
11Bud Kimball2812446739151100152136326875.256.369.404.7731581126
12Dick Lanahan*34162421152001015.238.273.333.6067002
13Don Lund2314153300000.200.2003
14Homer Matney255716815317418202211312.268.325.346.67253102
15Gene Mauch201496435367413319365599168.248.359.328.68817611214
16Sam Narron32220.000
17Otho Nitcholas37327267617301110014.254.254.343.59723205
18Walt Nothe*283358474920140115.
19Johnny Rizzo3311042536960110164128835131.298.388.461.848170732
20Lou Rochelli275817315621376252721222.237.300.397.69762623
21Larry Rosenthal*3613557345785127263857710153.278.413.400.8131836411
22Mike Sandlock#303785791214211110510.
23George Savino#368526623516529203002912.221.307.277.58365402Stats for 2 teams
24Al Sherer31453029450011015.
25Lefty Sloat271142000000010.000.333.000.3330001
26Tom Sunkel*33173530261001019.
27Harry Taylor274181679170104149.254.306.284.58919219
28Eric Tipton31147649526113145338191002111361.276.407.477.8852511746
29Joe Vitter#35110351281446412422695950.228.364.320.684904110
30Ed Weiland*313662543500000319.
30 Players29.0152594750577241321207397965374717668.261.356.364.721184310429144
* - 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
1Jack Banta2132.6002.898713056.049201828491021.3757.
2Slick Coffman3585.6154.12500094.099504351444031.5969.
3Dutch Dietz3498.5293.8339171430155.0154796655534021.3488.
4Vedie Himsl29101.0005.29270051.06330301590001.52911.
5Eugene Kelly24004007.07351.4299.
6Dick Lanahan*3451.8333.6616934059.063312428242031.5429.
7Otho Nitcholas371210.5453.5832246124181.0190867238771021.2609.
8Walt Nothe*28311.2144.443324630154.01499476941340351.5788.
9Al Sherer3167.4623.964581431116.0128595131380001.3719.
10Lefty Sloat*2722.5004.26110019.0139916161021.5266.
11Tom Sunkel*3366.5004.05161603091.079494155713021.4737.
12Harry Taylor27157.6823.3329253135181.0149756798914051.3657.
13Ed Weiland311012.4554.453621752170.01811048475753161.5069.
13 Players31.48071.530152152690
* - 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


Fats Dantonio823735494.9795.2115
George Savino703175368.9845.298Stats for 2 teams
Cliff Dapper291442154.9715.691
Mike Sandlock1231120.9412.670


John Douglas14412707615106.9899.35
Joe Vitter12823212.9777.08


Eddie Basinski1343093592986.9584.99
Lou Rochelli224447214.9784.14


Bud Kimball1131202463521.9133.24
Lou Rochelli35355688.9192.60
Joe Vitter1141421.9001.64
Mike Sandlock1071821.9262.50


Gene Mauch1492964176481.9184.79


Eric Tipton1442671240.9861.94
Larry Rosenthal1333301153.9862.56
Johnny Rizzo95148841.9751.64
Joe Vitter651111033.9761.86
Homer Matney46911131.9712.22


Slick Coffman5051711.9570.44
Al Sherer4573111.9740.84
Dutch Dietz39627001.0000.85
Ed Weiland3683932.9401.31
Walt Nothe3323030.9140.97
Otho Nitcholas3234123.9571.38
Harry Taylor29104132.9441.76
Vedie Himsl27121031.0000.81
Dick Lanahan16314001.0001.06
Tom Sunkel16210021.0000.75
Lefty Sloat1105001.0000.45
Jack Banta8
Eugene Kelly4

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jack Banta21LR6' 2.0"175Jun 24, 1925Hutchinson, KS, US
Eddie Basinski23RR6' 1.0"172Nov 4, 1922Buffalo, NY, US
Slick Coffman35RR6' 0.0"155Dec 11, 1910Veto, AL, US
Fats Dantonio27RR5' 8.0"165Dec 31, 1918New Orleans, LA, US
Cliff Dapper26RR6' 2.0"190Jan 2, 1920Los Angeles, CA, US
Ernest Davis23R6' 0.0"2051923
Dutch Dietz34RR5' 11.0"180Feb 12, 1912Cincinnati, OH, US
John Douglas28LL6' 2.0"195Sep 14, 1917Thayer, WV, US
Vedie Himsl29RR6' 1.0"180Apr 2, 1917Plevna, MT, US
Eugene Kelly24RR6' 1.0"175Feb 12, 1922
Bud Kimball28RR5' 9.0"180May 2, 1918Armond, NB, CA
Dick Lanahan34LL6' 0.0"186Sep 27, 1911Washington, DC, US
Don Lund23RR6' 0.0"200May 18, 1923Detroit, MI, US
Homer Matney25R6' 0.0"1951921TX, US
Gene Mauch20RR5' 10.0"165Nov 18, 1925Salina, KS, US
Sam Narron32RR5' 10.0"180Aug 25, 1913Middlesex, NC, US
Otho Nitcholas37RR6' 0.0"190Sep 13, 1908McKinney, TX, US
Walt Nothe28LL6' 2.0"200Dec 15, 1917Philadelphia, PA, US
Johnny Rizzo33RR6' 0.0"190Jul 30, 1912Houston, TX, US
Lou Rochelli27RR6' 1.0"175Jan 11, 1919Staunton, IL, US
Larry Rosenthal36LL6' 0.0"190May 21, 1910St. Paul, MN, US
Mike Sandlock30SR6' 1.0"180Oct 17, 1915Old Greenwich, CT, US
George Savino36SR5' 11.0"1701910Nutley, NJ, US
Al Sherer31RR6' 0.0"185Jul 28, 1914Quincy, IL, US
Alphonsus Simononis26R5' 8.0"175Dec 1, 1919
Lefty Sloat27RL6' 0.0"168Dec 1, 1918Nokomis, IL, US
Ken Staples19LR5' 8.0"185Nov 9, 1926St. Paul, MN, US
Tom Sunkel33LL6' 1.0"190Aug 9, 1912Paris, IL, US
Harry Taylor27RR6' 1.0"175May 20, 1919East Glenn, IN, US
Eric Tipton31RR5' 11.0"190Apr 20, 1915Petersburg, VA, US
Joe Vitter35S5' 10.0"169Jan 25, 1911New Orleans, LA, US
Ed Weiland31LR5' 11.0"180Nov 26, 1914Evanston, IL, US

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