1951 Iola Indians Roster

Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League (KOML) - Class: D
Team Record: 38-84
Finished 6th in the KOML
Manager: Lefty Crawford (0-0), Al Reitz (0-0), Mace Pool (0-0), Floyd Temple (0-0)
Location: Iola, Kansas
Ballpark: Riverside Park
Attendance: 16,981, Avg. 278
1951 Iola Indians Statistics

The Iola Indians of the Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League ended the 1951 season with a record of 38 wins and 84 losses, finishing sixth in the KOML.

The Indians scored 515 runs, worst in the league, and conceded 728 runs, most in the circuit. William Schreier paced all regular hitters with a .304 average. Pete New topped Iola with 12 wins, while Joe Vilk earned a 2.95 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances. Lefty Crawford, Al Reitz, Mace Pool and Floyd Temple served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Estel Alexander
William Atchley
Thomas Baragry
Raymond Bellinger
Donald Berry
Ken BoehmeJanuary 29, 1932
Pete CerickMay 22, 1931Washington, DC US
Forrest Crawford
Alfred Cunningham
Sam DixonRApril 17, 19285'10"160
David Egan
Joe ElbleApril 16, 1932
Kenneth Fowler
Ralph Franco
Jim GoergenDecember 13, 1932
Jim HarrisonRJanuary 13, 19325'10"185
Robert Heilman
Harold HoffmanAugust 30, 1926
Howard HuntDecember 21, 1930
Emil JurcicLDecember 8, 1927192
Stanley Klemme
Warren ListonOctober 31, 1926
Dick MasleyLL5'11"185
Fred McCollum
Pete NewLLAugust 29, 19275'10"Fort Sill, OK US
Dave NewkirkRRJuly 13, 19316'3"195Blackwell, OK US
Mace PoolLApril 30, 19305'10"190
Ed RaletichAugust 28, 1930
Wes SandersJuly 17, 1930Ilasco, MO US
Merrill SchelichRDecember 15, 19326'0"185
William SchreierL6'0"175
Wallace Sparks
Chester StranczekRRNovember 19, 19296'0"175
Floyd TempleFebruary 3, 1926Coffeyville, KS US
Joe TessierJune 13, 1934
Ralph Tielsch
Vito Valenzano
Joe VilkLR5'11"150
Paul WeeksR6'0"160
Joe ZavattaroR6'0"190

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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