1950 Tulsa Oilers Statistics

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 83-69
3rd in the TL
Manager: Al Vincent (83-69)
Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Ballpark: Texas League Park
Attendance: 184,677, Avg. 2,430
1950 Tulsa Oilers Roster

Playoffs - Tulsa Oilers 4 games, Fort Worth Cats 0 (one tie
Finals - San Antonio Missions 4 games, Tulsa Oilers 2

The Tulsa Oilers of the Texas League ended the 1950 season with a record of 83 wins and 69 losses, third in the TL.

The Oilers scored 704 runs and yielded 605 runs. Edward Knoblauch paced hitters with significant playing time with a .298 average. Jim Blackburn topped Tulsa with 21 wins, while Walker Cress added 15 or more wins, too Jim Blackburn recorded a 2.73 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Players from the 1950 Tulsa Oilers who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Jay Avrea, Jim Blackburn, Walker Cress, Hobie Landrith, Buddy Lively, Roy McMillan, Rudy Minarcin, Bob Nieman, Ken Polivka, Wally Post, Mickey Rutner, Moe Savransky, Dick West and Dewey Williams.

Al Vincent 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
Jim Blackburn217.7502.733830234.01948471101
Walker Cress1811.6213.484132243.019710494155
Rudy Minarcin137.6502.864017173.0136645578
Bob Curley914.3914.113423175.01589480101
Jay Avrea63.6673.00131187.080342928
Alfred Boresh54.5563.9830261.059372726
Dewey Jacobs54.5564.0223985.081403844
Moe Savransky22.5000.007329.03019
Ken Polivka27.2222.973410103.0103433435
Stanley Clifford101.0000.0023.0
Ivan Johannes12.3330.009327.03516
Buddy Lively000.006116.0136
Robert Christophel03.0000.0011119.01610
John Bebber05.0003.74181065.067372746
Totals8369.5463.1030615200001320.011695374550665000000

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
Edward Knoblauch14653453415922152.298.298.406.704217
Roy McMillan1425625621543123.274.274.352.626198
Wally Post13651451415136412.294.294.449.743231
Earl York15153753714029211.261.261.384.644206
Harry Donabedian1384574571211420.265.265.304.569139
Jack Baumer14347347312124322.256.256.459.715217
Dewey Williams103313313891023.284.284.358.642112
Fletcher Robbe78259259841743.324.324.456.780118
Walter Wrona82218218601204.275.275.385.66184
Russell Burns5921821851912.234.234.312.54668
Gino Marionetti7114914939421.262.262.336.59750
Bob Nieman32108108331012.306.306.472.77851
Walker Cress42959523500.242.242.295.53728
Jim Blackburn38858516200.188.188.212.40018
Mickey Rutner13383811111.289.289.447.73717
Rudy Minarcin40585811010.190.190.224.41413
Dewey Jacobs2328286201.214.214.393.60711
Ken Polivka3430306000.200.200.200.4006
Moe Savransky7885100.625.625.7501.3756
Ivan Johannes913134200.308.308.462.7696
Carl Kolosna1122223001.136.136.273.4096
Jay Avrea1330303100.100.100.133.2334
Bob Curley3450503000.060.060.060.1203
Buddy Lively6552200.400.400.8001.2004
Alfred Boresh3017172100.118.118.176.2943
John Bebber1818182000.111.111.111.2222
Hobie Landrith1221100.500.5001.0001.5002
Robert Christophel11330000.000.000.000.0000
Al Vincent1110000.000.000.000.0000
Totals16124845484501300236406800000.268.268.376.644182000000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Walker CressP41.000
Rudy MinarcinP40.000
Jim BlackburnP38.000
Ken PolivkaP34.000
Bob CurleyP34.000
Alfred BoreshP30.000
Dewey JacobsP23.000
John BebberP18.000
Jay AvreaP13.000
Robert ChristophelP11.000
Totals2820000.000

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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