1950 St. Louis Browns season

1950 St. Louis Browns season

The 1950 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 58 wins and 96 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Notable transactions

  • May 11, 1950: Grant Dunlap was returned by the Browns to the Cleveland Indians.[2]
  • July 1, 1950: Jack Bruner was purchased by the Browns from the Chicago White Sox.[5]
  • August 1950: Chuck Oertel was acquired by the Browns from the Baxley-Hazelhurst Red Sox.[6]

Roster

1950 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Lollar, ShermSherm Lollar 126 396 111 .280 13 65
OF Wood, KenKen Wood 128 369 83 .225 13 62
OF Coleman, RayRay Coleman 117 384 104 .271 8 55

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Stirnweiss, SnuffySnuffy Stirnweiss 93 326 71 .218 1 24
DeMars, BillyBilly DeMars 61 178 44 .247 0 13
Gustine, FrankieFrankie Gustine 9 19 3 .158 0 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dorish, HarryHarry Dorish 29 109 4 9 6.44 36
Fannin, CliffCliff Fannin 25 102 5 9 6.53 42
Albrecht, EdEd Albrecht 2 6.2 0 1 5.40 1

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Marshall, CuddlesCuddles Marshall 28 1 3 1 7.88 24
Ferrick, TomTom Ferrick 16 1 3 2 4.12 6
Fine, TommyTommy Fine 14 0 1 0 8.10 6
Bruner, JackJack Bruner 13 1 2 1 4.63 16
Kennedy, BillBill Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0.00 1
Bauers, RussRuss Bauers 1 0 0 0 4.50 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Baltimore Orioles International League Nick Cullop
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Don Heffner
A Wichita Indians Western League Joe Schultz
B Wichita Falls Spudders Big State League Hack Miller
C Pine Bluff Judges Cotton States League Harry Chozen
C Marshall Browns East Texas League Bruce Ogrodowski
C Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Irv Hall
D Redding Browns Far West League Ray Perry
D Pittsburg Browns Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Olan Smith and Jim Crandall
D Ada Herefords Sooner State League Bill Krueger
D Appleton Papermakers Wisconsin State League Joe Skurski

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Marshall

References

External links

  • 1950 St. Louis Browns team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1950 St. Louis Browns season at baseball-almanac.com