1939 Columbus Red Birds Roster

South Atlantic League (SAL) - Class: B
Team Record: 83-55
Finished 1st in the SAL
Manager: Clay Hopper (83-55)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Columbus, Georgia
Ballpark: Golden Park I & II

1939 Columbus Red Birds Statistics

Playoffs - Savannah Indians 4 games, Columbus Red Birds 3

The Columbus Red Birds of the South Atlantic League ended the 1939 season with a record of 83 wins and 55 losses, finishing first in the SAL.

Clay Hopper served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Walter AlstonRRDecember 1, 19116'2"195Venice, OH US
Junius BeckRRMay 24, 19196'0"225Durham, NC US
Augie BergamoLLFebruary 14, 19175'9"165Detroit, MI US
Alex ColemanRFebruary 13, 19135'11"170Ada, OK US
Joe CusickRJune 11, 19146'0"185Providence, RI US
James DillinghamR6'1"180
Jake DrakeRR6'2"192
Arthur GilbertRRFebruary 22, 19086'2"195Jellico, TN US
Arthur GoetzLL6'3"171
Buddy GrempRRAugust 5, 19196'1"175Denver, CO US
Jim HayesLLDecember 18, 19125'11"175
Clay HopperRROctober 3, 19025'11"178Porterville, MS US
Edward HurleyRRSeptember 9, 19136'1"200
Frank MabreyR5'9"163
Harry Manuel
Charles MartinR5'11"175
Harry MichelL5'10"165
Ed MurphyRRAugust 23, 19185'11"190Joliet, IL US
Harry PollyRRFebruary 27, 19166'1"180
Joseph RompaloLLNovember 14, 19166'1"170, PA US
Harry SchmielRRFebruary 22, 19146'1"195Chicago, IL US
Walter SchuerbaumRDecember 9, 19165'11"180
Bill SeinsothSLFebruary 5, 19186'3"225Salt Lake City, UT US
Mel SerafiniRRDecember 5, 19185'9"175St. Louis, MO US
Walter SessiLLJuly 23, 19186'3"225Finleyville, PA US
Bill SheweyLLJuly 5, 19166'0"175Joplin, MO US
Billy SouthworthRRJune 20, 19176'0"178Portland, OR US
James Sproull
John StopaRDecember 23, 19146'0"175
Steve SummerhillRROctober 2, 19145'10"190
James ThompkinsRR6'0"175
Richard TichacekRAugust 30, 19175'10"175
Roland Van SlateRROctober 18, 19125'10"161, WI US
Steve VargoRR6'0"182
John WahonickRRApril 12, 19135'10"181Connorville, OH US
Edward WissmanLLDecember 18, 19146'0"180
Charles ZachritzRNovember 14, 19156'0"170



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