1950 Hartford Chiefs Roster

Eastern League (EL) - Class: A
Team Record: 80-59
Finished 3rd in the EL
Manager: Ripper Collins (80-59)
Affiliation: Boston Braves
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Ballpark: Bulkeley Stadium
Attendance: 84,159, Avg. 1,211
1950 Hartford Chiefs Statistics

Playoffs - Wilkes-Barre Indians 4 games, Hartford Chiefs 2

The Hartford Chiefs of the Eastern League ended the 1950 season with a record of 80 wins and 59 losses, finishing third in the EL.

The Chiefs scored 791 runs, best in the league. Hartford conceded 618 runs. George Crowe led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .353. Bert Thiel topped the team with 15 wins and a team-best 3.65 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Don Grate, Ernie Johnson, Harry Hanebrink, Bert Thiel, Stanley Glenn, George Crowe, Jack Daniels, Phil Paine and Charlie Bicknell were all players from the 1950 Hartford Chiefs who played in the Major Leagues during their careers.

Ripper Collins served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Charlie BicknellRRJuly 27, 19285'11"170Plainfield, NJ US
Richard CarmichaelLRApril 14, 19315'11"175Monticello, ME US
Cliff CollinsRRDecember 29, 19286'4"210Hollywood, CA US
George CroweLLMarch 22, 19216'2"210Whiteland, IN US
Jack DanielsLLDecember 21, 19275'10"165Chester, PA US
Ralph DavisRNovember 25, 19226'1"190
Kenneth DealRRAugust 30, 19276'2"174Gastonia, NC US
Larry DePalmaRRFebruary 10, 19296'0"170New Haven, CT US
Raymond FletcherRRJanuary 17, 19255'10"185New York City, NY US
Pete FoxRLSeptember 5, 19215'6"150Mendon, OH US
Stanley GlennRRSeptember 19, 19266'3"197Wachatreague, VA US
Don GrateRRAugust 27, 19236'2"180Greenfield, OH US
Harry HanebrinkLRNovember 12, 19276'0"165St. Louis, MO US
Lawrence HartleyLRNovember 10, 19276'2"215St. Augustine, FL US
Ernie JohnsonRRJune 16, 19246'3"190Brattleboro, VT US
Ford JordanLRSeptember 4, 19266'0"175Raleigh, NC US
Frosty KennedyRRMarch 20, 19265'10"190
Larry LassalleRLMarch 18, 19305'10"188New Orleans, LA US
William NorwoodRRJuly 11, 19276'1"180Southport, IN US
Phil PaineRRJune 8, 19306'2"180Chepachet, RI US
Herman RhodesRRAugust 13, 19246'1"175Linden, TN US
Lester SeverinRRDecember 16, 19266'2"175Affton, MO US
Harold ShilesRRMarch 22, 19255'10"165Daytona Beach, FL US
Harry SullivanRRJanuary 11, 19205'11"210Gaffney, SC US
Bert ThielRRMay 4, 19265'10"185Marion, WI US
Adam TwarkinsLLJune 12, 19245'11"175Poquonock, CT US
Robert VerrierRRAugust 17, 19245'10"185Cambridge, MA US

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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