1950 Klamath Falls Gems Roster

Far West League (FWL) - Class: D
Team Record: 87-52
Finished 1st in the FWL
Manager: Hub Kittle (87-52)
Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies
Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon
Ballpark: Gem Stadium
Attendance: 62,078, Avg. 893
1950 Klamath Falls Gems Statistics

Playoffs - Klamath Falls Gems 3 games, Reno Silver Sox 2
Finals - Redding Browns 3 games, Klamath Falls Gems 1

The Klamath Falls Gems of the Far West League ended the 1950 season with a record of 87 wins and 52 losses, finishing first in the FWL.

The Gems scored 1114 runs and conceded 867 runs. Chet Ashman led hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .365 clip. Andy Sierra topped Klamath Falls with 22 wins, while Clyde DeWitt added 15 or more wins, too Andy Sierra recorded a 3.46 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Bob Bowman played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Klamath Falls Gems to do so.

Hub Kittle served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Chet AshmanLRJune 11, 19276'2"195Tulalip, WA US
Bob BowmanRRMay 10, 19316'1"195Laytonville, CA US
Gordy BrunswickRRJanuary 12, 19256'2"205Tacoma, WA US
Richard DescalsoRR6'2"195
Clyde DeWittRR6'3"205
Elwin EltonMarch 2, 1928192
Russell FosterLL6'1"186
Rudolph GonzalesRR6'0"200
Charles GrimsleyRRApril 15, 19286'2"185
Benjamin JeffeyLL6'1"175
Charles KitsmanLROctober 2, 19305'11"165Seattle, WA US
Hub KittleRRFebruary 19, 19176'1"195Los Angeles, CA US
Kenneth KleasnerRRMarch 23, 19306'2"205New Franklin, MO US
Daniel LintonL6'1"185
Gerald MerrittR6'0"180
Donald NapoliRRJune 30, 19275'10"185Bodega Bay, CA US
Gabriel PadillaRR6'2"180
Wayne PetersonL5'9"165
Bob RittenbergR6'0"185
Alfred SahlbergLAugust 2, 19295'10"180, CA US
Gene ShortlidgeRRDecember 25, 19296'1"184Centralia, WA US
Andy SierraLLJanuary 28, 19166'3"210Bay St. Louis, MS US
Paul SpurlockRR6'2"190
George TriandosRRDecember 17, 19276'3"220San Francisco, CA 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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