1950 Lynchburg Cardinals Statistics

Piedmont League (PL) - Class: B
Team Record: 76-61
3rd in the PL
Manager: Whitey Kurowski (76-61)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Ballpark: City Stadium
Attendance: 91,839, Avg. 1,341
1950 Lynchburg Cardinals Roster

Playoffs - Roanoke Red Sox 4 games, Lynchburg Cardinals 1

The Lynchburg Cardinals of the Piedmont League ended the 1950 season with a record of 76 wins and 61 losses, third in the PL.

The Cardinals topped the circuit with just 479 runs allowed. Lynchburg scored 562 runs. Frank Kellert led hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .303 clip. Floyd Melliere paced the team with 14 wins, while Fred Hahn earned a 1.65 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Fred Hahn, Frank Kellert, Ralph Beard, Ed Mickelson, Ray Jablonski, Whitey Kurowski and Hal Smith were all players from the 1950 Lynchburg Cardinals who played in the Majors during their careers.

Whitey Kurowski served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Floyd Melliere147.6673.3436186.018379691361
Norman Shope137.6502.8631192.019269611361
Fred Hahn128.6001.6525147.01244527656
Ralph Beard1211.5222.1338224.016976535107
Ted Beck109.5263.1831153.01646254579
Mason Deibler1010.5002.7537144.013753441242
Augusto Zande33.5003.401145.0421717413
Totals7455.5742.68209000001091.0101140132558419000000

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Frank Kellert12345645613820617.303.303.485.787221
Ray Jablonski12146146113333317.289.289.484.772223
Ted Lewandowski1375185181312142.253.253.320.573166
Donald Maxa1254244241101807.259.259.351.611149
Ronald Curnan12142342310620010.251.251.369.619156
Charles McLean12542542510323312.242.242.395.638168
Al Bodnar134480480912130.190.190.246.435118
Wally Lammers98364364821631.225.225.294.519107
Ted Beck56119119341013.286.286.462.74855
Ed Mickelson16565622303.393.393.6071.00034
Ed Polak21707016103.229.229.371.60026
Floyd Melliere36676715300.224.224.269.49318
Peter Karpuk15616114320.230.230.344.57421
Fred Hahn27575713100.228.228.246.47414
Whitey Kurowski21424212001.286.286.357.64315
Edwin Zaharczyk12484812100.250.250.271.52113
Norman Shope40777712300.156.156.195.35115
Donald Smith1664649100.141.141.156.29710
Ralph Beard3877776100.078.078.091.1697
Augusto Zande1114143000.214.214.214.4293
James Ferrell1018182100.111.111.167.2783
Mason Deibler3746461000.022.022.022.0431
Totals13404367436701065200257600000.244.244.353.597154300000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Ralph BeardP38.000
Mason DeiblerP37.000
Floyd MelliereP36.000
Norman ShopeP31.000
Ted BeckP31.000
Fred HahnP25.000
Augusto ZandeP11.000
Totals2090000.000

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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