1939 Springfield Browns Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 65-55
4th in the IIIL
Manager: Walter Holke (65-55)
Affiliation: St. Louis Browns
Location: Springfield, Illinois
Ballpark: Robin Roberts Stadium at Lanphier Park
Attendance: 37,916, Avg. 632
1939 Springfield Browns Statistics

Playoffs - Springfield Browns 3 games, Evansville Bees 1
Finals - Springfield Browns 3 games, Decatur Commodores 2

The Springfield Browns of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1939 season with a record of 65 wins and 55 losses, fourth in the IIIL.

Walter Holke served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
James AshmoreR5'9"155
Art KellerRJuly 28, 19165'11"187Octavia, NE US
Auby MurrellRJanuary 24, 19155'11"168
Bob NeighborsRRNovember 9, 19175'11"165Talihina, OK US
Sidney NetheryRRJuly 10, 19146'4"205
Armond PaytonRRJuly 28, 19125'10"176Visalia, CA US
Manny PérezRRDecember 6, 19166'1"172El Paso, TX US
Fred ReinhartLSeptember 6, 19165'8"175Dewey, IL US
Mike RollaRR6'1"180
James RollinsRR6'0"205
Ralph SamsRR6'4"195
Michael SertichRJune 29, 19205'10"185
Chuck StevensSLJuly 10, 19186'1"180Van Houten, NM US
Einar HoisveLL5'11"180
George HausmannRRFebruary 11, 19165'5"145St. Louis, MO US
Woody BellLFebruary 14, 19175'11"170Bellville, TX US
Jack BradsherRRAugust 5, 19175'10"185Leslie, AR US
Charles BrooksRR6'1"170
Gilbert BruhnRR6'0"180
Harold BurckRR6'1"184
John ConnerLL6'3"210
John CordellLLDecember 6, 19096'2"200
Charles CroninRRJanuary 27, 19145'11"160Steubenville, OH US
Marion DeJarnettL5'10"170
John DobbyRR6'0"170
Lloyd FinckRR6'4"200
Loy HanningRROctober 18, 19176'2"175Bunker, MO US
Fred StrobleRRSeptember 14, 19165'10"188

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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