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1944 St. Louis Browns

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1943 / 1945

89-65, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Luke Sewell (89-65)
Scored 684 runs, Allowed 587 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 508,644 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 107, Pitching - 106 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 102



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1943 / 1945 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Red Hayworth 28 90 282 270 20 60 11 1 1 25 0 0 10 13 .222 .253 .281 .534 48 76 0 1 1
2 1B George McQuinn* 34 146 623 516 83 129 26 3 11 72 4 3 85 74 .250 .357 .376 .733 104 194 1 1 21
3 2B Don Gutteridge 32 148 660 603 89 148 27 11 3 36 20 8 51 63 .245 .304 .342 .646 79 206 4 0 6
4 SS Vern Stephens 23 145 628 559 91 164 32 1 20 109 2 2 62 54 .293 .365 .462 .826 129 258 3 1 6
5 3B Mark Christman 30 148 607 547 56 148 25 1 6 83 5 2 47 37 .271 .332 .353 .684 90 193 18 3 10
6 OF Gene Moore* 34 110 418 390 56 93 13 6 6 58 0 5 24 37 .238 .284 .349 .633 75 136 7 1 3
7 OF Mike Kreevich 36 105 441 402 55 121 15 6 5 44 3 3 27 24 .301 .348 .405 .754 109 163 12 2 10
8 OF Milt Byrnes* 27 128 487 407 63 120 20 4 4 45 1 7 68 50 .295 .396 .393 .789 119 160 8 0 12
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Al Zarilla* 25 100 330 288 43 86 13 6 6 45 1 1 29 33 .299 .375 .448 .823 128 129 2 6 7
10 C Frank Mancuso 26 88 269 244 19 50 11 0 1 24 1 0 20 32 .205 .271 .262 .533 48 64 11 2 3
11 OF Chet Laabs 32 66 235 201 28 47 10 2 5 23 3 1 29 33 .234 .330 .378 .709 96 76 3 0 5
12 MI Floyd Baker* 27 44 110 97 10 17 3 0 0 5 2 0 11 5 .175 .259 .206 .465 30 20 1 0 2
13 UT Mike Chartak* 28 35 80 72 8 17 2 1 1 7 0 0 6 9 .236 .304 .333 .637 77 24 1 1 1
14 OF Hal Epps* 30 22 77 62 15 11 1 1 0 3 0 1 14 14 .177 .338 .226 .563 58 14 1 1 0
15 IF Ellis Clary 27 25 62 49 6 13 1 1 0 4 1 0 12 9 .265 .410 .327 .736 106 16 0 0 1
16 OF Frank Demaree 34 16 58 51 4 13 2 0 0 6 0 0 6 3 .255 .333 .294 .627 75 15 0 0 1
17 C Tom Turner 27 15 28 25 2 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 5 .320 .370 .360 .730 103 9 1 0 1
18 UT Tom Hafey 30 8 15 14 1 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .357 .400 .500 .900 149 7 0 0 0
19 C Joe Schultz* 25 3 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 39 2 0 0 0
20 OF Babe Martin 24 2 4 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.000 1.750 383 4 0 0 0
21 Len Schulte 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
22 P Jack Kramer 26 33 95 85 6 14 2 0 2 6 0 0 8 21 .165 .245 .259 .504 40 22 2 1 1
23 P Nels Potter* 32 32 92 82 4 13 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 4 .159 .207 .171 .378 5 14 2 1 5
24 P Bob Muncrief 28 33 86 78 4 18 2 0 0 10 1 0 3 16 .231 .259 .256 .516 43 20 1 0 5
25 P Sig Jakucki 34 36 76 73 9 11 1 1 1 8 0 0 1 14 .151 .162 .233 .395 9 17 2 0 2
26 P Denny Galehouse 32 24 55 48 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 19 .063 .118 .063 .180 -49 3 3 0 4
27 P Al Hollingsworth* 36 26 32 28 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 .071 .188 .071 .259 -27 2 2 0 0
28 P Tex Shirley# 26 30 28 28 7 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .143 .143 .143 .286 -21 4 1 0 0
29 P George Caster 36 42 20 20 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .250 .250 .300 .550 52 6 0 0 0
30 P Lefty West 28 11 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 -21 1 0 0 0
31 P Steve Sundra 34 3 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .286 .000 .286 -17 0 0 0 0
32 P Sam Zoldak* 25 18 6 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 85 2 0 0 0
33 P Willis Hudlin 38 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.8 154 5928 5269 684 1328 223 45 72 629 44 33 530 603 .252 .323 .352 .675 87 1857 86 21 107
Rank in 8 AL teams 8 2 7 3 6 2 7 3 2 7 7 6 5 5 5 4
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.8 154 5423 4809 650 1255 216 44 69 596 43 33 505 500 .261 .334 .367 .701 94 1766 73 19 90
Pitcher Totals 30.5 154 505 460 34 73 7 1 3 33 1 0 25 103 .159 .205 .198 .403 12 91 13 2 17
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Jack Kramer 26 17 13 .567 2.49 33 31 2 18 1 0 257.0 233 94 71 3 75 124 1 2 2 1058 146 2.61 1.198 8.2 0.1 2.6 4.3 1.65
2 SP Nels Potter 32 19 7 .731 2.83 32 29 2 16 3 0 232.0 211 79 73 6 70 91 1 1 4 955 129 3.01 1.211 8.2 0.2 2.7 3.5 1.30
3 SP Bob Muncrief 28 13 8 .619 3.08 33 27 5 12 3 1 219.1 216 83 75 11 50 88 3 0 3 905 118 3.11 1.213 8.9 0.5 2.1 3.6 1.76
4 SP Sig Jakucki 34 13 9 .591 3.55 35 24 8 12 4 3 198.0 211 89 78 17 54 67 3 0 1 853 103 3.84 1.338 9.6 0.8 2.5 3.0 1.24
5 SP Denny Galehouse 32 9 10 .474 3.12 24 19 1 6 2 0 153.0 162 64 53 6 44 80 1 0 0 664 117 2.89 1.346 9.5 0.4 2.6 4.7 1.82
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 CL George Caster 36 6 6 .500 2.44 42 0 34 0 0 12 81.0 91 37 22 5 33 46 0 0 0 358 150 3.43 1.531 10.1 0.6 3.7 5.1 1.39
7 RP Al Hollingsworth* 36 5 7 .417 4.47 26 10 8 3 2 1 92.2 108 51 46 3 37 22 1 0 4 419 82 3.72 1.565 10.5 0.3 3.6 2.1 0.59
8 RP Tex Shirley 26 5 4 .556 4.15 23 11 6 2 1 0 80.1 59 45 37 4 64 35 1 0 2 360 88 4.74 1.531 6.6 0.4 7.2 3.9 0.55
9 RP Sam Zoldak* 25 0 0 3.72 18 0 10 0 0 0 38.2 49 22 16 1 19 15 0 0 2 181 99 3.57 1.759 11.4 0.2 4.4 3.5 0.79
10 RP Lefty West* 28 0 0 6.29 11 0 6 0 0 0 24.1 34 18 17 1 19 11 1 0 0 120 59 4.63 2.178 12.6 0.4 7.0 4.1 0.58
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
11 Steve Sundra 34 2 0 1.000 1.42 3 3 0 2 0 0 19.0 15 3 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 75 262 3.75 1.000 7.1 0.5 1.9 0.5 0.25
12 Willis Hudlin 38 0 1 .000 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 98 1.54 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
Team Totals 30.5 89 65 .578 3.17 154 154 83 71 16 17 1397.1 1392 587 492 58 469 581 12 3 18 5958 115 3.28 1.332 9.0 0.4 3.0 3.7 1.24
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 8 2 5 2 2 3 4 2 2 4 4 1
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Floyd Baker 27 33 18 17 114 41 68 5 9 .956 3.30 2B-SS
Milt Byrnes 27 122 111 100 296 282 7 7 1 .976 2.37 OF
George Caster 36 42 0 0 15 2 13 0 0 1.000 0.36 0 0 1 P
Mike Chartak 28 19 14 9 110 105 5 0 5 1.000 5.79 1B-OF
Mark Christman 30 148 148 146 537 205 317 15 36 .972 3.53 3B-1B
Ellis Clary 27 16 11 10 45 16 28 1 4 .978 2.59 3B-2B
Frank Demaree 34 16 16 5 32 30 1 1 0 .969 1.94 OF
Hal Epps 30 18 16 15 52 47 3 2 2 .962 2.78 OF
Denny Galehouse 32 24 19 6 27 3 21 3 0 .889 1.00 0 1 100% 0 P
Don Gutteridge 32 146 146 132 810 368 407 35 95 .957 5.31 2B
Tom Hafey 30 5 3 1 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 OF-1B
Red Hayworth 28 86 77 58 391 339 39 13 4 .967 4.34 6 0 35 16 31% 39% 0 C
Al Hollingsworth 36 26 10 3 17 3 14 0 0 1.000 0.65 1 1 50% 0 P
Willis Hudlin 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Sig Jakucki 34 35 24 12 51 7 44 0 2 1.000 1.46 3 0 0% 0 P
Jack Kramer 26 33 31 18 75 10 62 3 5 .960 2.18 0 1 100% 0 P
Mike Kreevich 36 100 98 91 290 282 4 4 0 .986 2.86 OF
Chet Laabs 32 55 53 49 111 108 3 0 2 1.000 2.02 OF
Frank Mancuso 26 87 69 56 363 311 35 17 9 .953 3.98 5 2 36 15 29% 39% 0 C
Babe Martin 24 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
George McQuinn 34 146 141 137 1413 1332 72 9 116 .994 9.62 1B
Gene Moore 34 98 92 88 223 210 5 8 3 .964 2.17 OF-1B
Bob Muncrief 28 33 27 12 52 16 35 1 1 .981 1.55 0 1 100% 0 P
Nels Potter 32 32 29 16 66 11 52 3 3 .955 1.97 4 1 20% 0 P
Joe Schultz 25 3 2 2 11 8 1 2 0 .818 3.00 0 3 0 0% 39% C
Tex Shirley 26 23 11 2 15 6 7 2 1 .867 0.57 0 2 100% 0 P
Vern Stephens 23 143 142 138 754 239 480 35 71 .954 5.03 SS
Steve Sundra 34 3 3 2 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Tom Turner 27 11 6 5 32 28 3 1 0 .969 2.82 1 2 1 33% 39% C
Lefty West 28 11 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.27 0 0 0 P
Al Zarilla 25 79 68 64 175 167 4 4 1 .977 2.16 OF
Sam Zoldak 25 18 0 0 8 0 8 0 2 1.000 0.44 0 0 0 P
Team Totals 29.9 154 1386 1194 6102 4186 1745 171 372 .972 3.67 12 2 76 32 32% 34% 1
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 7 3
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Floyd Baker* 27 44 110 -8 0 0 1 2 -5 -0.6 3 -2 -0.2 .487 .496 -0.4 0.3 -3 $3,600 Amateur Free Agent 46
Milt Byrnes* 27 128 487 12 -2 0 -1 -4 5 0.5 14 19 1.9 .504 .503 2.0 -0.6 20 $5,000 *O879
George Caster 36 42 20 -1 0 0 0 2 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.0 0 $7,500 Waivers 1
Mike Chartak* 28 35 80 -2 0 0 0 -1 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .490 .498 -0.1 -0.1 -1 $5,750 Traded 3/O79
Mark Christman 30 148 607 -6 0 0 3 -0 -3 -0.3 18 15 1.5 .498 .498 1.1 0.3 12 $6,500 Traded *5/3
Ellis Clary 27 25 62 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.2 2 3 0.3 .506 .501 0.3 0.0 3 $4,000 Traded 5/4
Frank Demaree 34 16 58 -1 0 0 0 -1 -2 -0.2 2 -0 -0.1 .485 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -0 Free Agency O7/9
Hal Epps* 30 22 77 -3 -0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 2 -1 -0.2 .482 .498 -0.2 -0.0 -1 MinorLg Draft 8O
Denny Galehouse 32 24 55 -10 0 0 0 5 -5 -0.6 0 -5 -0.6 .476 .496 -0.6 0.0 -5 $3,300 Purchased 1
Don Gutteridge 32 148 660 -17 1 0 -8 7 -17 -1.9 18 1 -0.0 .487 .488 0.8 -0.1 9 Purchased *4
Tom Hafey 30 8 15 1 0 0 0 -0 0 0.1 0 1 0.1 .507 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 /O739
Red Hayworth 28 90 282 -17 0 0 -1 2 -16 -1.8 8 -8 -1.0 .480 .489 -0.9 0.2 -7 $3,500 Free Agency 2
Al Hollingsworth* 36 26 32 -5 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .493 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $6,000 Purchased 1
Willis Hudlin 38 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .510 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Free Agency /1
Sig Jakucki 34 36 76 -9 0 0 0 7 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $4,200 Purchased 1
Jack Kramer 26 33 95 -7 0 0 0 9 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $5,000 Amateur Free Agent 1
Mike Kreevich 36 105 441 4 -0 0 0 -1 3 0.3 13 16 1.6 .503 .502 1.6 -0.1 16 $8,000 Free Agency O8/9
Chet Laabs 32 66 235 -1 0 0 0 -3 -3 -0.4 7 3 0.3 .494 .498 0.3 -0.3 3 $8,000 Traded O79/8
Frank Mancuso 26 88 269 -16 0 0 -1 2 -15 -1.7 8 -7 -0.9 .481 .490 -0.8 0.1 -6 $3,000 2
Babe Martin 24 2 4 1 0 0 0 -0 1 0.1 0 1 0.2 .568 .501 0.2 -0.0 1 $1,200 Amateur Free Agent /7O
George McQuinn* 34 146 623 4 -0 0 -3 -7 -6 -0.7 18 12 1.1 .495 .496 1.4 -1.1 15 $8,000 Rule 5 Draft *3
Gene Moore* 34 110 418 -13 -2 0 3 -5 -16 -1.9 12 -4 -0.6 .483 .489 -1.0 -0.2 -7 $7,500 Traded O9/3
Bob Muncrief 28 33 86 -6 0 0 0 8 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $7,500 Unknown 1
Nels Potter* 32 32 92 -10 0 0 0 8 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $6,000 Rule 5 Draft 1
Len Schulte 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .531 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,800
Joe Schultz* 25 3 8 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .479 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Rule 5 Draft /2
Tex Shirley# 26 30 28 -4 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .493 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $5,000 1
Vern Stephens 23 145 628 20 -0 0 1 10 31 3.4 18 49 5.2 .523 .521 5.1 1.2 48 $9,000 Amateur Free Agent *6
Steve Sundra 34 3 7 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .496 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $8,000 Traded /1
Tom Turner 27 15 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Purchased 2
Lefty West 28 11 7 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .495 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 1
Al Zarilla* 25 100 330 10 -0 0 1 -4 8 0.8 10 17 1.8 .508 .505 1.7 -0.3 16 $3,500 Amateur Free Agent O7/98
Sam Zoldak* 25 18 6 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 0 $2,500 Traded 1
Team Total 29.8 1734 5928 -87 -1 0 -5 45 -49 -5.8 156 107 10.2 .497 .499 10.5 -0.7 112 $133,350
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
George Caster 36 80.2 42 0 37 4.13 4.18 -0.03 0.00 104.2 4.39 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.8 8 .506 .501 $7,500 Waivers
Denny Galehouse 32 153.0 24 19 64 3.76 4.09 -0.03 0.00 108.4 4.47 12 1.4 1.0 -0.1 2.5 23 .556 .508 $3,300 Purchased
Al Hollingsworth* 36 92.2 26 10 51 4.95 3.97 -0.04 0.00 105.0 4.20 -8 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .467 .495 $6,000 Purchased
Willis Hudlin 38 2.0 1 0 2 9.00 4.06 -0.04 0.00 114.0 4.68 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .401 .499 Free Agency
Sig Jakucki 34 198.0 35 24 89 4.05 4.12 -0.03 0.00 107.0 4.45 8 1.0 1.0 -0.1 2.4 23 .527 .506 $4,200 Purchased
Jack Kramer 26 257.0 33 31 94 3.29 4.02 -0.03 0.00 105.8 4.29 28 3.3 1.0 -0.2 5.2 46 .601 .521 $5,000 Amateur Free Agent
Bob Muncrief 28 219.1 33 27 83 3.41 4.02 -0.03 0.00 106.7 4.33 22 2.6 1.0 -0.1 4.2 38 .578 .516 $7,500 Unknown
Nels Potter 32 232.0 32 29 79 3.06 4.05 -0.03 0.00 107.3 4.38 33 4.0 1.0 -0.1 5.7 50 .626 .525 $6,000 Rule 5 Draft
Tex Shirley 26 80.1 23 11 45 5.04 4.04 -0.03 0.00 103.6 4.22 -8 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .465 .495 $5,000
Steve Sundra 34 19.0 3 3 3 1.42 4.14 -0.03 0.00 110.5 4.61 7 0.9 -0.0 1.0 8 .789 .505 $8,000 Traded
Lefty West* 28 24.1 11 0 18 6.66 4.30 -0.03 0.00 105.6 4.58 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .445 .496
Sam Zoldak* 25 38.2 18 0 22 5.12 3.90 -0.03 0.00 102.1 4.02 -5 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .471 .497 $2,500 Traded
Team Total 30.5 1397.0 281 154 587 3.78 4.06 -0.03 0.00 106.3 4.35 85 10.5 1.0 -0.9 20.6 186 .537 .508 $55,000
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1943 / 1945 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics