1938 Decatur Commodores Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 68-58
2nd in the IIIL
Manager: Tony Kaufmann (68-58)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Decatur, Illinois
Ballpark: Fans Field
Attendance: 50,766, Avg. 806
1938 Decatur Commodores Statistics

Playoffs - Decatur Commodores 3 games, Springfield Browns 2
Finals - Decatur Commodores 4 games, Moline Plow Boys 1

The Decatur Commodores of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1938 season with a record of 68 wins and 58 losses, second in the IIIL.

Tony Kaufmann served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jack AngleRRMarch 25, 19185'11"167
Herb MooreLLNovember 27, 19156'0"200Prince George County, VA US
Hank NowakRRAugust 9, 19186'1"192Buffalo, NY US
Victor OehlerRFebruary 25, 19125'11"170
Norman PetersenLJanuary 21, 19165'8"165Farewell, NE US
George SauerR6'0"189
Bob ScheffingRRAugust 11, 19136'2"180Overland, MO US
Alvin SchnorLLNovember 14, 19166'2"185
Tom SeatsRLSeptember 24, 19105'11"190Farmington, NC US
Frank SigafoosRRMarch 21, 19045'9"170Easton, PA US
Allyn StoutRROctober 31, 19045'10"167Peoria, IL US
Averett ThompsonLRJanuary 14, 19155'11"175Clarksville, TN US
Verne Thompson
Allen TurnerLL6'1"215
Al UnserRROctober 12, 19126'1"175Morrisonville, IL US
Emil VerbanRRAugust 27, 19155'11"165Lincoln, IL US
Eddie LakeRRMarch 18, 19165'7"159Antioch, CA US
Tony KaufmannRRDecember 16, 19005'11"165Chicago, IL US
Howard BergRRMarch 14, 19155'9"170Chicago, IL US
Huron BishopLR5'11"190
Milt BocekRRJuly 16, 19126'1"185Chicago, IL US
Roy BourellRRNovember 11, 19155'11"175Worcester, MA US
Kenneth BrownRR6'0"185
Harold BushRAugust 17, 19146'2"204
Joel Carr
Gus CherryLOctober 12, 19155'10"167
Truman ConnellR6'2"190
Murry DicksonRRAugust 21, 19165'10"157Tracy, MO US
James DillinghamR6'1"180
Blix DonnellyRRJanuary 21, 19145'10"166Olivia, MN US
Thomas DoyleR6'4"195
Dennis GleasonR190
Al IezziR5'10"180
Jack WhiteR5'10"170

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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