1939 Waterloo Red Hawks Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 42-78
8th in the IIIL
Manager: Clarence Crossley (42-78)
Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Ballpark: Red Hawk Stadium
Attendance: 28,935, Avg. 482
1939 Waterloo Red Hawks Statistics

The Waterloo Red Hawks of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1939 season with a record of 42 wins and 78 losses, eighth in the IIIL.

Clarence Crossley served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joe BestudikSLDecember 29, 19145'10"170Springfield, IL US
John MurrayRR5'11"165
Harold PalmerR6'2"175
Ray RiceR5'7"160
Wayne RossbachRR5'11"
Marvin RumseyR5'7"150
Charles SellersL5'11"175
Lawrence SteinbeckROctober 10, 19155'10"160
George StineL5'9"170
Alex SwailsRRMarch 15, 19146'6"215
Hale SwansonRRSeptember 6, 19146'2"190
Jug ThesengaRRApril 27, 19146'0"200Jefferson, SD US
Paul Towne
Andrew VavrekR5'10"160
Walter WarsickR6'0"185
Lawrence WebberR6'0"180
Sid WestLR5'11"204
Otto MeyersLMarch 1, 19145'10"165Wauseon, OH US
Robert MeyerR6'1"175
James McGloinLL6'3"195
Charles BrooksRR6'1"170
Marvin BrownLL5'11"172
Bobby ByrneRJanuary 24, 19175'11"176St. Louis, MO US
Marion ColtrinSNovember 26, 19116'1"195, CA US
Clarence CrossleyLFebruary 24, 19025'9"165
John DeetsRR6'2"181
Danny EscobarLSeptember 26, 19165'11"165San Jose, CA US
Robert FalkROctober 11, 19155'11"183St. Louis, MO US
Albert FarringtonSLJanuary 11, 19165'10"168Toronto, ON CA
Alex FilbertR5'11"170
Allen HayesRR6'0"170
Clayton LambertRRMarch 26, 19176'2"185Summit, IL US
John LotzRRMay 8, 19155'11"173Remsen, IA US
John LudsickLL5'11"165
Leo MarionL6'0"170
Patrick McEnteeRR5'10"180
Woody WoodSeptember 29, 1912Macomb, IL 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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