1940 Seattle Rainiers Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 112-66
1st in the PCL
Manager: Jack Lelivelt (112-66)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Ballpark: Sick Stadium
Attendance: 295,820, Avg. 3,324
1940 Seattle Rainiers Statistics

Playoffs - Seattle Rainiers 4 games, Oakland Oaks 1
Finals - Seattle Rainiers 4 games, Los Angeles Angels 1

The Seattle Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1940 season with a record of 112 wins and 66 losses first in the PCL. Jack Lelivelt served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
George ArchieRRApril 27, 19146'0"170Nashville, TN US
Nick RadunichRRMay 18, 19166'2"192San Jose, CA US
Bill SchusterRRAugust 4, 19125'9"164Buffalo, NY US
Ira ScribnerRRMay 12, 19125'11"185Friday Harbor, WA US
Tom SimmonsSR6'2"192Camden, IN US
Dewey SorianoLRFebruary 8, 19206'3"200Prince Rupert, BC CA
John TateRRMarch 18, 19166'2"175Deport, TX US
Hal TurpinLRSeptember 28, 19035'11"185Yoncalla, OR US
Edo VanniRLApril 2, 19185'10"180Black Diamond, WA US
Bill WalkerRLOctober 7, 19036'0"175East St. Louis, IL US
Les WebberRRMay 6, 19156'0"185Kelseyville, CA US
Jo-Jo WhiteLRJune 1, 19095'11"165Red Oak, GA US
Al NiemiecRRMay 18, 19115'11"158Meriden, CT US
Paul McGinnisRNovember 14, 19145'10"157Portland, OR US
Dick BarrettRRSeptember 28, 19065'9"175Montoursville, PA US
Gilly CampbellLRFebruary 13, 19085'7"182Kansas City, KS US
Joe CoscarartRRNovember 18, 19096'0"185Escondido, CA US
George FarrellR6'0"180
Paul GregoryRRJune 9, 19086'2"180Tomnolen, MS US
Dick GyselmanRRApril 6, 19086'2"170San Francisco, CA US
Spence HarrisLLAugust 12, 19005'9"145Duluth, MN US
Del HolmesRR6'2"200
Eddie KearseRRFebruary 23, 19166'1"195San Francisco, CA US
Frankie KelleherRRAugust 22, 19166'1"195San Francisco, CA US
Bill LawrenceRRMarch 11, 19066'4"194San Mateo, CA US
Lefty WilkieLLOctober 30, 19145'11"175Zealandia, SK CA

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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