1952 Omaha Cardinals Statistics

Western League (WL) - Class: A
Team Record: 86-68
3rd in the WL
Manager: George Kissell (86-68)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Attendance: 137,378, Avg. 1,784
1952 Omaha Cardinals Roster

Playoffs - Omaha Cardinals 3 games, Colorado Springs Sky Sox 1
Finals - Denver Bears 3 games, Omaha Cardinals 0

The Omaha Cardinals of the Western League ended the 1952 season with a record of 86 wins and 68 losses, third in the WL.

The Cardinals plated 728 runs and gave up 669 runs. Eddie Phillips paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .320. Lou Ciola topped Omaha with 15 wins, while Gary Blaylock recorded a 3.2 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Gary Blaylock, Lou Ciola, Hal Smith, Jim King, Eddie Phillips, Neal Hertweck and Wally Moon were all players from the 1952 Omaha Cardinals who played in the Majors during their careers.

George Kissell 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
Lou Ciola151.9383.4565159.014375611064
Gary Blaylock139.5913.203024177.015177635102
Jerry Mertz1311.5423.4739205.021810179592
Richard Atkinson114.7332.1419118.0963828451
Walter Montgomery816.3333.2338184.0148916610105
Maurice Garlock74.6364.2226130.01436861452
Willis McDonald65.5453.452994.0875436378
Jack Shirley45.4443.791357.0463224138
David Thomas48.3334.5747122.01437362737
Robert Slaybaugh160.0
Totals8163.5623.473222400001246.0117560948049619000000

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
Eddie Phillips1455095091631877.320.320.424.745216
Sherwin Dixon1505905901471666.249.249.327.576193
Neal Hertweck1525095091452598.285.285.417.701212
Joseph DiMartino1324184181121735.268.268.359.627150
Wally Moon119424424108141110.255.255.410.665174
Earl Weaver97353353981500.278.278.320.598113
Richard Cordell1173933939520212.242.242.394.636155
Dave Johnson80267267621225.232.232.348.58193
Jay Drake94257257601002.233.233.296.52976
Jim King63210210501041.238.238.338.57671
William Killinger4013213235703.265.265.386.65251
Eli Russo3313013031304.238.238.354.59246
Lou Ciola78999924410.242.242.303.54530
Roy Huff3010410423412.221.221.337.55835
Jerry Mertz43757517620.227.227.360.58727
Gary Blaylock42767617200.224.224.250.47419
Dom Barczewski21757515500.200.200.267.46720
Nick Ananias15393913501.333.333.538.87221
Hal Smith20474712001.255.255.319.57415
Walter Montgomery38656511200.169.169.200.36913
Maurice Garlock26494910100.204.204.224.42911
George Kissell1838386110.158.158.237.3959
Richard Atkinson1941416100.146.146.171.3177
David Thomas4728285000.179.179.179.3575
Jack Shirley1521214000.190.190.190.3814
Willis McDonald2926263101.115.115.269.3857
Roberto Betancourt11882200.250.250.500.7504
Robert Slaybaugh16880000.000.000.000.0000
Totals16904991499101274201496800000.255.255.356.611177700000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Lou CiolaP65.000
David ThomasP47.000
Jerry MertzP39.000
Walter MontgomeryP38.000
Gary BlaylockP30.000
Willis McDonaldP29.000
Maurice GarlockP26.000
Richard AtkinsonP19.000
Robert SlaybaughP16.000
Jack ShirleyP13.000
Totals3220000.000

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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