1940 Topeka Owls Statistics

Western League (WL) - Class: D
Team Record: 73-60
3rd in the WL
Manager: William Wilson (0-0), Peter Monahan (0-0)
Affiliation: St. Louis Browns
Location: Topeka, Kansas
Attendance: 95,000, Avg. 1,429
1940 Topeka Owls Roster

Playoffs - St. Joseph Saints 3 games, Topeka Owls 1

The Topeka Owls of the Western League ended the 1940 season with a record of 73 wins and 60 losses third in the WL. William Wilson and Peter Monahan 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
Joe Malman216.7782.6935254.0260997668
Norman Merrill168.6674.1728177.01639282105
Bill Karlowski138.6194.3330187.01991249098
Winlow Johnson76.5382.1422105.0104552549
Frank Tincup66.5005.321488.098625258
William Wilson32.6005.361547.062372817
John Munchel34.4295.141170.059474065
Robert Hope35.3755.591266.076494169
Totals7245.6153.9316700000994.010215654340529000000

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
John Novosel1234744741724394.363.363.517.880245
Jack Devincenzi12947647615229617.319.319.513.832244
Fred Lanifero1214604601513073.328.328.443.772204
Bill Rigney1355445441503242.276.276.360.636196
Peter Monahan12847147114932414.316.316.490.807231
Mel Skelley1355185181422935.274.274.371.645192
Douglas White12748148113230213.274.274.426.701205
Jim Acton104348348982238.282.282.431.713150
William Wilson742572577814011.304.304.486.790125
Olan Dabbs4113713729620.212.212.285.49639
Norman Merrill4610610626720.245.245.349.59437
Joe Malman35909019110.211.211.244.45622
Eddie Lodigiani22646414300.219.219.266.48417
Bill Karlowski31707014300.200.200.243.44317
Ervin Reid19525212000.231.231.231.46212
Frank Tincup1628286000.214.214.214.4296
Winlow Johnson2234346200.176.176.235.4128
John Munchel1123231100.043.043.087.1302
Robert Hope1223231000.043.043.043.0871
Totals13314656465601352284437700000.290.290.419.710195300000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Peter Monahan1B12311427218.9859.870
Fred Lanifero2B12131534922.9685.488
Eddie Lodigiani2B1635439.8974.875
Mel Skelley3B13515124741.9072.948
Olan Dabbs3B3638658.9282.861
Jim ActonC833654816.9634.976
William WilsonC63316508.9795.810
Jack DevincenziOF128271171.9972.250
Douglas WhiteOF1272331318.9321.937
John NovoselOF1231921712.9461.699
Joe MalmanP35.000
Bill KarlowskiP30.000
Norman MerrillP28.000
Winlow JohnsonP22.000
Frank TincupP14.000
Robert HopeP12.000
John MunchelP11.000
Bill RigneySS13523445351.9315.089
Totals1242329213742040.9583.757

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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