1952 West Palm Beach Indians Roster

Florida International League (FIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 68-85
Finished 6th in the FIL
Manager: Billy Holm (0-0), Bubba Harris (0-0)
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Ballpark: Connie Mack Field
Attendance: 60,725, Avg. 794
1952 West Palm Beach Indians Statistics

The West Palm Beach Indians of the Florida International League ended the 1952 season with a record of 68 wins and 85 losses, finishing sixth in the FIL.

The Indians plated 556 runs and surrendered 554 runs. Gordon Bragg led all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .279 average. Fred Luciano topped West Palm Beach with 14 wins, while Bubba Harris recorded a 2.04 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Players from the 1952 West Palm Beach Indians who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Pep Rambert, Billy Holm, Bubba Harris and Garland Lawing.

Billy Holm and Bubba Harris served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joe BarbatoRJanuary 11, 19315'11"160
Gene BelcherMay 6, 1932
Gordon BraggLROctober 2, 19275'10"165
Sam BrewerRRApril 17, 19246'2"190
Harold ClendeninRR5'11"185
John FoxR6'4"195
William FranksRR6'1"170
Charlie GluntRRJuly 4, 19195'9"160Toledo, OH US
Bubba HarrisRRFebruary 15, 19266'4"204Sulligent, AL US
Raymond HegstromSR6'0"190
Billy HolmRRJuly 21, 19125'10"168Chicago, IL US
Denis JentLLJanuary 17, 19306'0"160
Henry KaneL6'2"202
Ray KrupaL6'4"200
Garland LawingRRAugust 29, 19186'1"180Gastonia, NC US
Fred LucianoRR5'10"175Bridgeport, CT US
James MagnattaRR5'11"195
George MenardL6'0"185
Gus MontalbanoRJuly 11, 19275'10"180Bronx, NY US
Alex PattersonRRJune 6, 19256'0"200
Anthony PirrelloR5'10"185
Ray PosipankaRMarch 16, 19276'2"188Cleveland, OH US
Pep RambertRRAugust 1, 19166'0"175Cleveland, OH US
George SopkoR5'8"160
George SpearsROctober 1, 19185'9"165
Frank SulkowskiLL5'11"180
Rudy TannerRFebruary 11, 19275'9"168
Rolando ViaderoRR5'11"168
Mike VukmireRJanuary 2, 19256'0"180
Chuck WeissLFebruary 4, 19306'0"185

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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