1950 Cedar Rapids Indians Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 59-67
Finished 5th in the IIIL
Manager: Billy Jurges (59-67)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Ballpark: Veterans Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 85,038, Avg. 1,350
1950 Cedar Rapids Indians Statistics

The Cedar Rapids Indians of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1950 season with a record of 59 wins and 67 losses, finishing fifth in the IIIL.

The Indians tallied 659 runs and surrendered 774 runs, most in the league. Jimmy King led hitters with significant playing time with a .332 average. Ray Petrzelka topped Cedar Rapids with 16 wins and a team-best 3.13 ERA, leading hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Ray Narleski played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Cedar Rapids Indians to do so.

Billy Jurges served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Robert BannonR5'10"172
William BrussL5'11"175
William ChandlerR6'2"186
William ForbesL6'0"180
Earl GirardJanuary 25, 19275'11"176Marinette, WI US
Glenn HarshbargerRRDecember 5, 19306'1"178
Robert HunterR5'11"195
Chuck HuwerLApril 1, 19286'0"190
Ralph JohansonLR6'2"185
Jimmy KingLLJuly 8, 19275'10"170
Ronnie KingSApril 16, 19286'1"185Sacramento, CA US
Dale LinnRR5'11"185
Jerry MajercikR5'11"160
Chester McDowellLRMarch 5, 19235'9"160Vanderbilt, MI US
Ray NarleskiRRNovember 25, 19286'1"175Camden, NJ US
Ray PetrzelkaRRDecember 2, 19276'3"195
Bob PrenticeR6'0"180
Herbert ReillyRR6'1"200
Nicholas RomeoL5'11"172
Glenn RungeRR6'0"175
Gene SchroerLLAugust 29, 19276'0"180Riley County, KS US
Roger ScolesR5'9"165
Bob StatonR6'1"180
John TreeL5'10"175
Mark WylieRRJanuary 22, 19256'0"200

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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