1948 Cairo Egyptians Roster

Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League (KITL) - Class: D
Team Record: 44-81
7th in the KITL's Division
Manager: Louis Holliday (0-0), Norbert Habel (0-0)
Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers
Location: Cairo, Illinois
Ballpark: Dodger Field
Attendance: 22,226, Avg. 356
1948 Cairo Egyptians Statistics

The Cairo Egyptians of the Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League ended the 1948 season with a record of 44 wins and 81 losses, seventh in the league's Division. Louis Holliday and Norbert Habel served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Forrest BoellingLL5'10"165
Bill DeGeerLApril 18, 19285'10"162
Walter DillRRMarch 21, 19265'10"185Belleville, IL US
Norbert HabelRR6'0"190
Richard HaddockR5'6"150
George Housel
Willard Lee
William LeeRR5'8"165
Edward LempasR5'11"150
Bill LewisRRSeptember 18, 19305'11"196Johnstown, PA US
Jack LitzelfelnerR6'0"175
Henry LynkR6'1"185
Dick MassuchRMay 13, 19266'1"200
William MillsR5'10"190
Ralph NorrisR6'0"180
Paul OakesRR6'0"175
Peter OlcottR6'1"188
William OlssonRR6'3"175
Leonard ParisiRR6'0"167
Joe PignatanoRRAugust 4, 19295'10"180Brooklyn, NY US
Emil PiscopoRApril 30, 19305'10"172Chicago, IL US
William PurcellRR6'2"172
Joe RioloRJuly 8, 19256'1"185Detroit, MI US
Donald Ropp
Eugene RusinR5'11"175
Lester SeverinRRDecember 16, 19266'2"175Affton, MO US
James SweetNovember 15, 1923
Edward ToneyRL5'11"150
Joseph UmholtzRR6'0"169
Nick ZenderRJanuary 20, 19285'9"175
Grover ZunkRL6'1"185

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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