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Baseball in Mount Vernon

Highlights

This page lists season and game highlights for teams and players in Mount Vernon, Illinois.


Notable Seasons


  • 1947
    • Don Liddle (190 strikeouts, 2.04)
  • 1948
    • Don Hazelton (150 hits)
  • 1949
    • Don Mitchell (.315)
    • team stranded 1141 baserunners in 120 games
  • 1950
    • Jim Given (34 errors at first base)
  • 1951
    • Jim Given (119 runs batted in, .329)
    • Aureliano Pitino (.303)
    • Oscar Solorzano (.321)
    • Frank Brookman (pitcher, faced 1015 opposing hitters; 16 wins)
  • 1952
    • Aureliano Pitino (.339)
    • Allen Evans (19 wins; 2.04)
  • 1953
    • Bob Schmidt (.358, 12 HR, 103 RBI)
    • Michael Rolla (14-3, .824 won/lost percentage)
  • 1954
    • John Klingert (15 home runs)
    • Charles Starasta (.347)

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Notable Games


  • May 22, 1949
    • team drew 15 walks (but surrendered 20 to Paducah)
    • team stranded 13 baserunners (Paducah, 19)
  • May 30, 1949
    • team stranded 20 baserunners
  • May 16, 1951
    • Charles Popovich (6 stolen bases)
  • June 21, 1951
    • Frank Brookman (18 hits surrendered in 12 inning game)
  • September 4, 1951
    • Stanley Burat (no hitter; Centralia, 10-0--playoff game!)

Otherwise Notable

  • Triple Plays by Team: 5 (8 seasons)



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