1950 Terre Haute Phillies Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 78-48
Finished 1st in the IIIL
Manager: Danny Carnevale (78-48)
Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies
Location: Terre Haute, Indiana
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 111,228, Avg. 1,766
1950 Terre Haute Phillies Statistics

Playoffs - Terre Haute Phillies 3 games, Quincy Gems 0
Finals - Terre Haute Phillies 3 games, Danville Dodgers 1

The Terre Haute Phillies of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1950 season with a record of 78 wins and 48 losses, finishing first in the IIIL.

The Phillies scored 735 runs, most in the league. Terre Haute conceded 507 runs, the lowest total in the circuit. Ernie Woods drove in 61 runs. James Watson led all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .321 average. Jake Schmitt topped the squad with 21 wins, while Niles Jordan, too added 15 or more wins, too Niles Jordan recorded a 2.35 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Niles Jordan and Joe Lonnett both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Danny Carnevale served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Prosper BoutetRR6'3"170
Carl BushLJanuary 11, 19276'3"175
Danny CarnevaleRRFebruary 8, 19186'2"175
James DeeryRNovember 3, 19215'11"160St. Louis, MO US
Richard DescalsoRR6'2"195
John FitzgibbonsR6'1"180
Ted HesseLLSeptember 25, 19305'9"185San Francisco, CA US
Donald JohnstonRR6'6"215
Niles JordanLLDecember 1, 19255'11"180Lyman, WA US
Raymond KhouryRRJune 30, 19296'3"195Detroit, MI US
Joe LonnettRRFebruary 7, 19275'10"180Beaver Falls, PA US
John LopemanRR6'0"170
Tom MarierRRApril 15, 19255'10"185Spokane, WA US
George NewLLJune 27, 19296'1"185
Jake SchmittLLNovember 3, 19256'1"173Norwalk, CT US
James TurnerR6'0"180
John WalzRRJune 14, 19306'3"210Baltimore, MD US
James WatsonR5'11"190
Ernie WoodsLLJanuary 9, 19245'10"170New Orleans, LA 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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