1937 Season

 

Champions

Union City Greyhounds (73-46 .613)

Overall Attendance:  Not available

 


Standings

May 11-September 6

Club W L Pct. GB
Union City Greyhounds 73 46 .613 ---
Hopkinsville Hoppers 71 50 .587 3
Fulton Eagles 64 56 .533 9.5
Mayfield Clothiers 64 57 .529 10
Jackson Generals 63 58 .521 11
Lexington Giants 60 61 .496 14
Owensboro Oilers 56 65 .463 18
Paducah Indians 31 89 .258 42.5

 


Managers

 
Fulton Herb Borter
Hopkinsville Red Smith
Jackson Dutch Welch
Lexington Rip Fanning
Mayfield Clarence Mitchell, Walter Holke
Owensboro Hugh Wise
Paducah Hugh McMullen, Ervin Brame, Lee Keller, 
Ralph Bishop, George Block
Union City Johnny Antonelli

 


Postseason

Mayfield over Jackson in one game playoff for 4th place

Playoffs:
Mayfield over Union City 3 games to 0
Fulton over Hopkinsville 3 games to 1

Final:
Mayfield over Fulton 4 games to 1

 

 


All-Star Game

July 19 at Jackson, Tennessee

All-Stars 5, Jackson 2

All-Stars

Manager: Hugh Wise

Player Club Pos AB R H PO A E
Siemer Pad 2B 2 0 1 1 1 1
x-Valine UC 2B 2 0 0 1 1 0
Antonelli UC SS 5 1 2 1 3 0
Binks Ow CF 3 1 2 0 0 0
Keathley Pad CF 1 0 0 1 0 0
Grangard Hop LF 5 0 1 2 0 0
Cooper Ful RF 3 1 1 0 0 0
Williams Lex RF 1 0 0 0 0 0
Just, Joe Hop C 4 0 0 10 0 0
O'Connell Ow 1B 4 1 2 10 0 1
Witte May 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0
Knickmeyer UC P 1 0 0 0 2 0
Wenning Ful P 1 0 0 0 1 0
Wright May P 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total --- --- 36 5 10 27 8 2
x - Batted for Siemer in 6th

Jackson Generals

Manager: Orlin Collier (acting)

Player Pos AB R H PO A E
Newell, Russell CF 4 0 1 1 1 0
Haydon 2B 5 0 1 3 5 2
Miller, Cy LF 3 1 1 0 0 1
Wells, Duke SS 4 0 0 1 2 0
Resinger, Grover 3B 3 0 1 3 4 0
Veazey, Norman 1B 4 1 2 10 3 0
Ritzenhather C 3 0 1 7 3 0
Owens RF 4 0 0 2 0 0
Cummings, Polly P 3 0 0 0 1 0
Murphy P 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total --- 34 2 7 27 21 3

 

All-Stars 1 1 2 - 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 5 10 2
Jackson 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 - 2 7 3

 

Summary:

Runs Batted In: Siemer, Antonelli, Grangard 2, O'Connell;
Resigner, Ritzenhather

Doubles: O'Connell, Antonelli

Triples: O'Connell, Grangard; Ritzenhather

Stolen Bases: Miller

Double Plays: O'Connell (unassisted), Antonelli to Valine to O'Connell

Left on Base: All-Stars 7, Jackson 10

Bases on Balls: Cummings 3, Knickmeyer 1, Murphy 2, Wenning 4, Wright 1

Strikeouts: Cummings 5, Knickmeyer 3, Murphy 2, Wenning 2, Wright 3

Hits: off Cummings 9 in 3 innings with 5 runs; off Murphy 1 in 2 innings with 0 runs; off Knickmeyer 2 in 3 innings with 1 run; off Wenning 1 in 3 innings with 0 runs; off Wright 4 in 3 innings with 1 run

Hit by Pitch: by Cummings (Keathley)

Wild Pitches: Cummings 2, Knickmeyer

Winning Pitcher: Knickmeyer

Losing Pitcher: Cummings

Umpires: Paul Blackard, William H. Green, Ellis Beggs

Time: 2:03

 


Batting Leaders


Average .337 Dave Bartosch Union City
Runs Scored 106 Vincent J. Mullen Mayfield
Hits 170 Dave Bartosch Union City
Doubles 33 Elmer Hankins Lexington
Triples 20 Stan Galle Hopkinsville
Home Runs 13 Bill Cooper Fulton
Runs Batted In 103 Dave Bartosch Union City
Stolen Bases 33 Harold Gregory Fulton

Pitching Leaders


ERA 1.76 Pavlige Union City
Victories 20 Elmer Wenning Fulton
Games 56 Elmer Wenning Fulton
Complete Games 26 Jesse Webb Jackson
Strikeouts 241 Jesse Webb Jackson
Innings Pitched 282 Dick Stewart Lexington
Bases on Balls 127 Vahilla Owensboro
Shutouts -- --- ---

 

 

(c) 2006 Kevin D. McCann