1950 Texarkana Bears Roster

Big State League (BSL) - Class: B
Team Record: 93-51
1st in the BSL
Manager: George Archie (93-51)
Location: Texarkana, Texas
Ballpark: City League Ball Park
Attendance: 83,604, Avg. 1,161
1950 Texarkana Bears Statistics

Playoffs - Texarkana Bears 4 games, Temple Eagles 2
Finals - Texarkana Bears 4 games, Greenville Majors 2

The Texarkana Bears of the Big State League ended the 1950 season with a record of 93 wins and 51 losses, first in the BSL.

The Bears scored 950 runs, best in the league. Texarkana conceded 707 runs, the lowest total in the circuit.

Players from the 1950 Texarkana Bears who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Joe Szekely, Pete Runnels, Frank Carswell, Cy Buker and George Archie.

George Archie served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Moose VucelichLNovember 3, 19226'0"190Dilles Bottom, OH US
John HerrRL6'1"180
Lou FitzgeraldLRAugust 25, 19196'0"160Cleveland, TN US
Leo FergusonRAugust 8, 19225'9"160Drumright, OK US
Donald FalingRR5'11"165
Bill DosseyR5'10"189
Richard DemskiL6'0"195
Joe DaughertyRSeptember 4, 1927192Bonne Terre, MO US
Burt CorkRRSeptember 21, 19285'10"160Colome, SD US
Frank CarswellRRNovember 6, 19196'0"195Palestine, TX US
Cy BukerLRFebruary 5, 19185'11"190Greenwood, WI US
Joe BudnyRRMarch 14, 19266'1"185
Jim HreskoRJune 16, 19265'11"180Brownsville, PA US
Robert Kramolisch
Robert Terry
Joe SzekelyRRFebruary 2, 19255'11"180Cleveland, OH US
Everett SullivanRR6'0"165
Glen SmithRR6'2"215
Bill SintonLRSeptember 20, 19215'10"190Chester, PA US
Pete RunnelsLRJanuary 28, 19286'0"170Lufkin, TX US
Jodie PhippsRRFebruary 19, 19196'3"190Okay, OK US
Hugh PearsonJune 13, 1923192Waco, TX US
Jim MatthewsROctober 20, 19215'11"200
Raymond MachadoRR6'2"195
Tince LeonardL5'10"175
George ArchieRRApril 27, 19146'0"170Nashville, TN 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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