1938 Season

 

Champions

Hopkinsville Hoppers (76-53 .589)

Overall Attendance:  Not available


President:
J. Ed Hannephin (Fulton)
Vice-President: Ben F. Howard (Union City)
Secretary: Gladys Chowning

 


Standings

May 00-September 00

Club W L Pct. GB
Hopkinsville Hoppers 76 53 .589 ---
Jackson Generals 74 54 .578 1.5
Lexington Bees 66 59 .528 8
Mayfield Clothiers 65 60 .520 9
Paducah Indians 66 63 .512 10
Owensboro Oilers 66 64 .508 10.5
Fulton Eagles 55 75 .423 21.5
Union City Greyhounds 45 85 .346 31.5

 


Managers

Fulton Ray Clonts
Hopkinsville Red Smith
Jackson Dutch Welch
Lexington Rip Fanning
Mayfield Benny Tate
Owensboro Hugh Wise
Paducah Pete Mondino
Union City Hap Bohl

 


Postseason

Playoffs:
Hopkinsville over Mayfield 3 games to 1
Jackson over Lexington 3 games to 0

Final:
Jackson led Hopkinsville 2 games to 1 when Hopkinsville forfeited the series due to cold weather of lack of interest. Jackson was declared playoff champion while Hopkinsville became league champion based on their season record.

 


All-Star Game

July 13 at Mayfield, Kentucky

All-Stars 10, Mayfield 3

All-Stars

Manager: Richard (Red) Smith, Hopkinsville

Player Club Pos AB R H PO A E
Peck, Hal Hop RF 6 2 2 2 0 0
Andereck, Clint Lex 2B 4 1 1 2 5 0
Redifer, Cy 1B 3 0 1 2 5 0
Poole, Jim Lex CF 4 1 0 5 0 0
Grimes, Glenn Ow LF 4 3 3 2 0 0
Padgett SS 5 1 2 2 3 0
Grangard, Art 3B 5 2 3 0 3 0
Williams, Archie Jac C 4 0 2 1 1 0
LeVan Ow RHP 1 0 0 0 1 0
Haas, Elmer Hop LHP 0 1 0 0 0 0
Bartosch, Dave Pad 1B 2 0 0 1 0 0
Riebe 2B 2 0 2 3 0 0
Gray, Lester Jac P 1 0 0 0 0 0
Ulisney C 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total --- --- 44 10 17 27 13 0

Mayfield Clothiers

Manager: Benny Tate

Player Pos AB R H PO A E
Franey RF 3 0 1 2 0 0
Goff 2B 4 0 0 1 2 0
Gibson CF 3 1 1 2 0 0
Baker, Floyd SS 3 0 0 1 5 0
Hundley CF 4 1 1 2 0 0
Zachary 3B 4 0 1 1 3 0
Locke 1B 3 0 0 12 1 1
Tate, Benny C 2 0 0 4 0 0
Barbola P 0 0 0 0 0 0
Williams P 0 0 0 0 0 0
x Juanico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hillin P 1 0 0 1 0 0
Clonts, Ray C 1 0 0 1 0 1
Bruhn P 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mentz, Jack 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total --- 28 3 3 27 11 3
x Batted for Williams in 5th

 

All-Stars 2 1 2 - 0 1 0 - 1 0 3 - 10 17 0
Mayfield 3 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 3 3 3

 

Summary:

Runs Batted In: Padgett 2, Andereck, Grangard 3, Grimes, Haas, Riebe, Gibson, Hundley, Zachary

Doubles: Gibson, Andereck, Grimes

Triple: Peck

Home Run: Grimes

Stolen Bases: Hundley, Zachary, Padgett, Grangard

Double Plays: Locke (unassisted), Goff to Barber to Locke; Grangard to Andereck to Redifer; Padgett to Andereck to Redifer

Left on Base: All-Stars 11, Mayfield 3

Bases on Balls: Barbola 2, LeVan 3, Haas 2

Strikeouts: Barbola 3, Mentz 1, Gray 1, Haas 1

Hits: off Barbola 6 in 3 innings with 5 runs; off LeVan 3 in 3 innings with 3 runs; off Haas 0 in 3 innings with 0 runs; off Williams 3 in 2 innings with 1 run; off Bruhn 1 in 1 inning with 0 runs

Hit by Pitch: by LeVan (Barbola)

Wild Pitches: Williams

Passed Ball: Tate

Winning Pitcher: LeVan

Losing Pitcher: Barbola

Umpires: Ellis Beggs and Ed Brower, Ranny Thorogmorton and Bill Speck

Time: 2:05

Attendance (Total): 2,200

Attendance (Paid): 1,982


Source: The Kentucky New Era, July 14, 1938

 


Batting Leaders
Average
Runs Scored
Hits
Doubles
Triples
Home Runs
Runs Batted In
Stolen Bases

Pitching Leaders
ERA
Victories
Games
Complete Games
Strikeouts
Innings Pitched
Bases on Balls
Shutouts

 


Postseason All- Star Team


Position Player Club
First Base Cy Redifer Union City
Second Base Clint Andereck Lexington
Third Base Art "Whitey" Grangard Paducah
Shortstop Willard Padgett Fulton
Outfield Lou Perryman Jackson
Outfield Glenn Grimes Owensboro
Outfield Hal Peck Hopkinsville
Catcher Archie Williams Jackson
Pitcher Lester Gray Jackson
Pitcher Elmer Haas Hopkinsville
Utility Fred Walker Jackson
Manager Red Smith Hopkinsville

 

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