1928 St. Louis Browns Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 82-72
Finished 3rd in the AL
Attendance: 435,400, Avg. 6,597
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park IV
Manager: Dan Howley (82-72)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1928 St. Louis Browns Statistics
1928 St. Louis Browns Results

The St. Louis Browns of the American League ended the 1928 season with a record of 82 wins and 72 losses, finishing third in the AL.

The Browns scored 772 runs and allowed 742 runs. Lu Blue led St. Louis with 14 home runs Heinie Manush drove in 108 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .378. General Crowder paced the squad with 21 wins, while Jack Ogden and Sam Gray, too added 15 or more wins, too Sam Gray earned a 3.19 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Dan Howley coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Boom-Boom BeckPRROctober 16, 19046'2"200Decatur, IL USA
Fred BennettRFRRMarch 15, 19025'9"185Atkins, AR USA
Larry Bettencourt3BRRSeptember 22, 19055'11"195Newark, CA USA
George BlaeholderPRRJanuary 26, 19045'11"175Orange, CA USA
Lu Blue1BBLMarch 5, 18975'10"165Washington, DC USA
Otis Brannan2BLRMarch 13, 18995'9"160Greenbrier, AR USA
Dick CoffmanPRRDecember 18, 19066'2"195Veto, AL USA
General CrowderPLRJanuary 11, 18995'10"170Winston-Salem, NC USA
Ike DanningCRRJanuary 20, 19055'10"160Los Angeles, CA USA
Wally GerberSSRRAugust 18, 18915'10"152Columbus, OH USA
Sam GrayPRROctober 15, 18975'10"175Van Alstyne, TX USA
Red KressSSRRJanuary 2, 19055'11"165Columbia, CA USA
Clyde ManionCRROctober 30, 18965'11"175Big River, MO USA
Heinie ManushLFLLJuly 20, 19016'1"200Tuscumbia, AL USA
Frank McGowanRFLRNovember 8, 19015'11"190Branford, CT USA
Earl McNeelyRFRRMay 12, 18985'9"155Sacramento, CA USA
Oscar Melillo2BRRAugust 4, 18995'8"150Chicago, IL USA
Billy Mullen3BRRJanuary 23, 18965'8"160St. Louis, MO USA
Ernie NeversPRRJune 11, 19026'0"205Willow River, MN USA
Steve O'NeillCRRJuly 6, 18915'10"165Minooka, PA USA
Frank O'Rourke3BRRNovember 28, 18915'10"165Hamilton, ON CAN
Jack OgdenPRRNovember 5, 18976'0"190Ogden, PA USA
Ollie Sax3BRRNovember 5, 19045'8"164Branford, CT USA
Wally SchangCBRAugust 22, 18895'10"180South Wales, NY USA
Fred SchulteCFRRJanuary 13, 19016'1"183Belvidere, IL USA
Lefty StewartPRLSeptember 23, 19005'10"160Sparta, TN USA
Ed StreleckiPRRApril 10, 19055'11"180Newark, NJ USA
Guy Sturdy1BLLAugust 7, 18996'0"180Sherman, TX USA
Frank WilsonRFLRApril 20, 19016'0"185Malden, MA USA
Hal WiltsePLLAugust 6, 19035'9"168Clay City, IL USA
Jim WrightPRRSeptember 19, 19006'2"195Hyde, Ta United Kingdom