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1949 St. Louis Browns

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1948 / 1950

53-101, Finished 7th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Zack Taylor (53-101)
Scored 667 runs, Allowed 913 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 55-99

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 270,936 (8th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 108 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 104


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1948 / 1950 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Ed Albrecht 20 R R 5' 10" 165 Feb 28, 1929 1st 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Andy Anderson 26 R R 5' 11" 172 Nov 13, 1922 2 71 36 71 58 0 0 0 9 8 43 0 0 0 0 12 2 -2.0
Hank Arft 27 L L 5' 10" 190 Jan 28, 1922 2 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 -0.0
Jim Bilbrey 25 R R 6' 2" 205 Apr 20, 1924 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Bob Dillinger 30 R R 5' 11" 170 Sep 17, 1918 4 137 131 137 133 0 0 0 0 133 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.1 All-Star
Karl Drews 29 R R 6' 4" 192 Feb 22, 1920 4 31 23 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.4
George Elder 28 L R 5' 11" 180 Mar 10, 1921 1st 41 7 41 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 22 11 -0.1
Red Embree 31 R R 6' 0" 165 Aug 30, 1917 8 40 19 40 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.2
Cliff Fannin 25 L R 6' 0" 170 May 13, 1924 5 37 25 37 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 -0.4
Tom Ferrick 34 R R 6' 2" 220 Jan 6, 1915 6 51 0 51 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.8 $7,500
Owen Friend 22 R R 6' 1" 180 Mar 21, 1927 1st 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ned Garver 23 R R 5' 10" 180 Dec 25, 1925 2 55 32 55 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 8 4.5
Jack Graham 32 L L 6' 2" 200 Dec 24, 1916 2 137 136 137 136 0 0 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.6
Bill Kennedy 28 L L 6' 2" 195 Mar 14, 1921 2 48 16 48 48 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Dick Kokos 21 L L 5' 8" 170 Feb 28, 1928 2 143 135 143 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 138 6 0 0.7
Paul Lehner 28 L L 5' 9" 160 Jul 1, 1920 4 104 67 104 74 0 0 18 0 0 0 12 35 10 56 31 1 -1.9
Sherm Lollar 24 R R 6' 1" 185 Aug 23, 1924 4 109 76 109 93 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0.5
Bob Malloy 31 R R 5' 11" 185 May 28, 1918 5 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Irv Medlinger 22 L L 5' 11" 185 Jun 18, 1927 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Les Moss 24 R R 5' 11" 205 May 14, 1925 4 97 79 97 83 0 83 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 1.8
Al Naples 22 R R 5' 9" 168 Aug 29, 1926 1st 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Joe Ostrowski 32 L L 6' 0" 180 Nov 15, 1916 2 40 13 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Frankie Pack 21 L R 6' 0" 190 Apr 10, 1928 1st 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.0
Al Papai 32 R R 6' 3" 185 May 7, 1917 2 42 15 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Eddie Pellagrini 31 R R 5' 9" 160 Mar 13, 1918 4 79 67 79 76 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 0 0 0 1 4 -1.8
Whitey Platt 28 R R 6' 1" 190 Aug 21, 1920 5 102 58 102 61 0 0 2 0 0 0 59 0 1 59 41 1 -0.6
Jerry Priddy 29 R R 5' 11" 180 Nov 9, 1919 7 145 144 145 145 0 0 0 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0
Ribs Raney 26 R R 6' 4" 190 Feb 16, 1923 1st 3 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Bob Savage 27 R R 6' 2" 180 Dec 1, 1921 5 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ray Shore 28 R R 6' 3" 210 Jun 9, 1921 3 13 0 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Roy Sievers 22 R R 6' 1" 195 Nov 18, 1926 1st 140 128 140 131 0 0 0 0 7 0 50 77 0 125 9 1 2.0 $5,000
Stan Spence 34 L L 5' 10" 180 Mar 20, 1915 9 104 79 104 88 0 0 1 0 0 0 33 49 7 87 18 0 0.3
Dick Starr 28 R R 6' 3" 190 Mar 2, 1921 3 30 8 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
John Sullivan 28 R R 5' 10" 170 Nov 2, 1920 6 105 78 105 98 0 0 0 6 23 72 0 0 0 0 3 7 -1.5 $7,500
Ralph Winegarner 39 R R 6' 0" 182 Oct 29, 1909 6 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Ken Wood 24 R R 6' 0" 200 Jul 1, 1924 2 7 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 5 0 -0.1
Al Zarilla 30 L R 5' 11" 180 May 1, 1919 6 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 7 15 0 0 -0.4 $14,500
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1948 / 1950 Roster (40-man)