1940 Springfield Cardinals Roster

Western League (WL) - Class: D
Team Record: 56-76
Finished 11th in the WL
Manager: George Silvey (0-0), Ollie Vanek (0-0)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Springfield, Missouri
Attendance: 35,000, Avg. 530
1940 Springfield Cardinals Statistics

The Springfield Cardinals of the Western League ended the 1940 season with a record of 56 wins and 76 losses, finishing eleventh in the WL.

George Silvey and Ollie Vanek served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Sterling ArnoldRRAugust 24, 19186'2"188Jacobus, PA US
Thomas AstburyRDecember 15, 19205'9"170
Earl Bareford
George BenningtonRFebruary 1, 19196'1"180
Paul BillettRRDecember 9, 19146'1"180
Raymond BunchRR6'5"190
Tony BurazinROctober 31, 1919
Harold BushRAugust 17, 19146'2"204
Orval CottRJuly 17, 19186'2"195
Hal DobsonRROctober 15, 19196'2"190Lincoln, NE US
Blix DonnellyRRJanuary 21, 19145'10"166Olivia, MN US
Earl DothagerRRAugust 24, 19205'11"180
Lloyd HopkinsSL6'1"175
Tom KovalRRMarch 7, 19156'0"190
Samuel KuipersLLJuly 24, 19175'10"165
Earl LangkopR6'1"180
Frank MabreyR5'9"163
Oscar Maness
Joe MolinaRR5'9"166
Theodore NovakLLDecember 10, 19125'7"158Warsaw, PL
Fred PfeiferR5'11"170
Leonard PopevisRNovember 30, 1919
Charles PowersR5'10"170
Erwin PrasseRDecember 1, 19176'2"199
Charles Schwalm
George SilveyLLJuly 15, 19115'10"150Collinsville, IL US
David SmithLRSeptember 17, 19176'0"161
George ValineRFebruary 22, 19185'7"150
Ollie VanekRAugust 23, 19085'9"190Chicago, IL US
Del WilberRRFebruary 24, 19196'3"200Lincoln Park, MI US
Regis WortmanR5'11"158
Frank ZeraR6'1"180

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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