1950 Waco Pirates Statistics

Big State League (BSL) - Class: B
Team Record: 72-76
6th in the BSL
Manager: Buddy Hancken (72-76)
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Location: Waco, Texas
Ballpark: Katy Park
Attendance: 85,173, Avg. 1,151
1950 Waco Pirates Roster

The Waco Pirates of the Big State League ended the 1950 season with a record of 72 wins and 76 losses, sixth in the BSL.

The Pirates scored 813 runs and conceded 827 runs.

Players from the 1950 Waco Pirates who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Hal Bevan, Bob Friend, Buddy Hancken, John Powers and Dick Smith.

Buddy Hancken 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
Bob Friend129.5713.0829122190.0173956591107263
Norman Morton1212.5004.2836124200.02021059568147152
Jack Bumgarner115.6884.904500136.014892748076236
Eugene Bussman810.4444.853291165.0204101897978923
Ralph Woolford55.5005.00183072.07051405581114
Joseph Stelmack42.6675.43121063.08440382532015
Ken Clary47.3645.31351083.08956496134425
Dick Drilling410.2866.372641106.012989755350225
Harold Breeding33.5006.19132048.0523833439211
John Higgins35.3755.40142070.09054422135043
David Elliott110.0
Totals6668.4934.772710046801133.01241721600057606492327370

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 Powers14461554112416824639135566107.311.390.593.98332144
Irving Carlson14865858389168393157157293.288.367.443.81025812
George Sopko13658753875164251346214544.305.358.372.73020004
John Baas117523465801582414349125226.340.407.471.87821915
Tom Vangelas13055048286137211269716262.284.370.494.86423842
John Moore110375339449014174653437.265.336.375.71112720
Hal Bevan58249224498818024112428.393.454.500.95411210
Troy Mitchell5622120932701033463911.335.371.455.8269530
Sug Haines5926022544708232323123.311.397.404.8019113
John Paszek62250215336312163232838.293.382.442.8249534
Delton Dunnack58227203255612101922034.276.347.345.6917022
Buddy Hancken511501211133610172255.273.409.339.7484131
Walter Bremer291119518259242201518.263.369.526.8965010
Dick Smith291008715211021101213.241.340.322.6622810
Norman Morton39857692020170418.263.300.329.6292505
Eugene Bussman45868191640050210.198.217.247.4642003
Jack Bumgarner52756741440081316.209.243.269.5121805
Donald Hinchberger1661579133028148.228.279.386.6652200
Richard Stingley25736751020031525.149.219.179.3981210
Bob Friend30797391020030330.137.171.164.3351203
Joseph Stelmack2036345810270211.235.278.441.7191500
Ronald Boone123127461101027.222.323.333.656920
Frederick Barlow154942360004159.143.250.143.393611
David Elliott111615052000012.333.375.467.842700
John Higgins142525252003006.200.200.280.480700
Ken Clary352725242002017.160.192.240.432601
Dick Drilling2739361400060318.111.179.111.291400
Harold Breeding132221321000008.095.095.143.238301
Ralph Woolford1927261100010010.038.038.038.077101
Totals156056074999791143524937118713660530724.287.359.422.78121120314700


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Tom Vangelas1B13011524020152.9839.169
George Sopko2B13337242021124.9745.955
Sug Haines3B5953106916.9462.695
Hal Bevan3B484692127.9202.875
Dick Smith3B22284474.9113.273
Frederick Barlow3B1272533.9142.667
Troy MitchellC542842135.9905.6481
Delton DunnackC472202245.9845.1494
Buddy HanckenC432033068.9755.4192
Richard StingleyC2274612.9883.6363
John PowersOF14122120125.9531.709
John BaasOF11423611172.9362.167
John MooreOF901591060.9661.878
John PaszekOF60130852.9652.300
Walter BremerOF1824140.8621.389
Donald HinchbergerOF1337221.9513.000
Jack BumgarnerP4572924.947.800
Norman MortonP3663221.9501.056
Ken ClaryP3552713.970.914
Eugene BussmanP3293736.9391.438
Bob FriendP2933312.9731.241
Dick DrillingP2631562.750.692
Ralph WoolfordP1841644.8331.111
John HigginsP1401710.9441.214
Harold BreedingP13011011.000.846
Joseph StelmackP1219021.000.833
David ElliottP1101210.9231.091
Irving CarlsonSS14825050953123.9355.128
Totals142535341605206484.9613.6061000

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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