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1950 Muskegon Clippers Statistics

Central League (CL) - Class: A
Team Record: 75-64
Finished 2nd in the CL
Manager: Bob Finley (75-64)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: Muskegon, Michigan
Ballpark: Marsh Field
Attendance: 51,054, Avg. 735
1950 Muskegon Clippers Roster

Playoffs - Muskegon Clippers 3 games, Dayton Indians 2
Finals - Flint Arrows 4 games, Muskegon Clippers 1

The Muskegon Clippers of the Central League ended the 1950 season with a record of 75 wins and 64 losses, finishing second in the CL.

The Clippers scored 764 runs, most in the league. Muskegon conceded 658 runs. Loren Babe led hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .335 clip. Frank Logue topped the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 3.23 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Al Pilarcik, John Mackinson, Elston Howard, Jim Greengrass, Bill Burgo, Frank Barnes and Loren Babe were all players from the 1950 Muskegon Clippers who played in the Majors during their careers.

Bob Finley 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
Frank Logue2012.6253.2334256.02701189270
John Mackinson129.5713.3924186.01478070102
Lawrence King1211.5224.2628207.02191109872
Bill Houtz113.7864.2421123.0124665884
Frank Barnes84.6672.2315105.073362654
Jim Greengrass55.5004.891981.087504442
Lee Dodson32.6007.0612251.06050405739
Gifford Rich27.2225.432168.085534149
Richard Murphy100.0
Totals7353.5793.92184002001077.0106556346905300390000

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
Ron Bowen14156956916928024.297.297.473.770269
Lou Urcho14151651615831611.306.306.453.760234
Loren Babe11744844815027410.335.335.480.815215
Edward Krage12541841813725419.328.328.543.871227
Bob O'Neal13344844813529420.301.301.518.819232
Ken Braun1394954951211740.244.244.295.539146
Marty Carlson1014004001172646.292.292.422.715169
Olney Patterson72265265576310.215.215.374.58999
Elston Howard5418418452629.283.283.484.76689
Jim Greengrass62137137461303.336.336.496.83268
Clarence Wojtowicz38134134441015.328.328.530.85871
Lawrence King28898921302.236.236.337.57330
Bill Burgo13525218110.346.346.404.75021
John Mackinson24656512200.185.185.215.40014
John Kall24747412200.162.162.189.35114
Dick Morgan1038389100.237.237.263.50010
Al Pilarcik1034348010.235.235.294.52910
Frank Barnes1536367200.194.194.250.4449
Frank Logue3485857000.082.082.082.1657
Gifford Rich2124244000.167.167.167.3334
Bill Houtz2144444100.091.091.114.2055
Richard Murphy1014140000.000.000.000.0000
Lee Dodson1217170000.000.000.000.0000
Totals134545864586012882303411900000.281.281.424.705194300000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Frank LogueP34.000
Lawrence KingP28.000
John MackinsonP24.000
Gifford RichP21.000
Bill HoutzP21.000
Frank BarnesP15.000
Lee DodsonP12.000
Richard MurphyP10.000
Totals1650000.000

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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