1952 Iola Indians Roster

Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League (KOML) - Class: D
Team Record: 79-47
Finished 1st in the KOML
Manager: Floyd Temple (0-0), Woody Fair (0-0)
Location: Iola, Kansas
Ballpark: Riverside Park
Attendance: 42,327, Avg. 672
1952 Iola Indians Statistics

Playoffs - Ponca City Dodgers 1 game, Iola Indians 0

The Iola Indians of the Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League ended the 1952 season with a record of 79 wins and 47 losses, finishing first in the KOML.

The Indians scored 754 runs and gave up 659 runs. Gaspar Del Toro paced all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .325 average. Joe Vilk earned 26 wins on the mound for Iola, while Harold Hoffman and Bill Wigle as well added 15 or more victories as well Bill Wigle recorded a 2.44 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers. Floyd Temple and Woody Fair served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Wayne BakerR6'1"195
Chino BernalR5'8"185
Charles Black
Johnny BrkichRLNovember 24, 19326'3"190Luscar, AB CA
Pete CerickMay 22, 1931Washington, DC US
James Cesanek
Ernie ChastainAugust 19, 1931
Bernard CoulterR5'8"162
Vic Damon
Gaspar Del ToroR5'8"175
Woody FairRApril 11, 19145'9"160
Jerry GleasonRROctober 29, 19336'6"180
Thomas GuinnL6'1"180
Jack HastenRRFebruary 9, 19316'1"185Springfield, MO US
Harold HoffmanAugust 30, 1926
Charles JenksRROctober 16, 19235'7"150Dallas County, IA US
Ralph Lawson
Dick MasleyLL5'11"185
Jim MaxwellRRSeptember 27, 1931
Alfredo PadronRR5'11"145
Cecil Parks
William SchreierL6'0"175
Seary
Chuck SissonRMarch 28, 19336'1"185
Floyd TempleFebruary 3, 1926Coffeyville, KS US
Melvin Thompson
Vito Valenzano
Joe VilkLR5'11"150
Paul WeeksR6'0"160
Bill WigleLL5'11"185
Ed WilsonJuly 31, 1928192Wichita, KS 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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