1946 Hood River Herons
Record: 88-74
Finish: 1st in HL Larch Division Division
Runs Scored: 748
Runs Allowed: 750
Exp W-L: 81-81
 
Ballpark: Ornithology Field
Attendance: 3,504,020
Manager: Jim Froelich

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 80-58, 10th in the Hound League
AA: 77-61, 17th in the Hound League
A: 77-61, 18th in the Hound League
 
 
Postseason Results:
Won Kennel Cup 4-0 over Red Willow Roadrunners
Won HL League Championship Serie 4-2 over Northampton Knights
Won First Round 3-0 over Jackson City Snappers
 
Team Index    Starters: Position Players    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
  Pitchers   Pitchers   Pitchers
 
Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
LF  Nathan Lacey 29 152 590 89 152 24 8 8 61 27 13 62 82 .258 .337 .366 .703 78.1 11.6 4.5
2B  Arthur Gayle 31 153 589 107 170 38 15 12 78 5 10 62 38 .289 .359 .465 .824 89.4 15.9 10.9
1B  Joseph Woodrow 33 158 575 66 118 16 10 14 64 3 2 68 128 .205 .293 .341 .634 61.4 2.8 1.6
RF *James Bergin 33 156 590 55 131 20 8 5 64 16 9 43 137 .222 .283 .308 .591 52.2 2.4 5.0
C *Charles Metcalfe 29 153 521 94 178 55 2 31 139 0 2 75 91 .342 .426 .633 1.059 124.7 31.4 6.0
CF #David Brack 29 150 502 88 171 25 9 13 80 7 5 47 55 .341 .404 .504 .908 93.3 21.2 6.0
SS  Kenneth Kohr 32 146 489 58 128 31 7 12 67 10 5 46 93 .262 .333 .427 .761 67.0 9.6 8.5
3B #Lou Lymon 26 113 352 54 91 11 3 9 46 6 3 72 58 .259 .388 .384 .772 55.1 7.0 3.1
3B  Clark Kammer 30 122 283 29 57 11 6 4 26 1 1 20 65 .201 .252 .325 .577 21.6 0.0 2.1
CF #Darrell Forde 32 76 174 25 38 9 1 5 17 4 2 7 43 .218 .251 .368 .619 15.7 1.6 1.9
2B #Christopher Coakley 28 91 122 9 27 8 1 0 9 2 0 15 29 .221 .307 .303 .610 11.9 0.4 1.5
CF  William Soderlund 27 59 106 20 16 5 1 3 9 4 2 12 23 .151 .250 .302 .552 8.3 0.0 1.0
SS  Christopher Flythe 30 66 105 14 21 4 1 3 12 0 0 3 18 .200 .225 .343 .568 8.5 1.0 1.2
C  Will Flower 31 36 103 5 20 6 1 0 13 0 0 7 19 .194 .259 .272 .531 5.8 0.0 1.1
P *Willie Mattoon 29 32 69 3 7 1 1 1 6 1 0 3 32 .101 .137 .188 .325 1.1 0.0 0.0
P *Kevin Halpin 28 35 67 3 5 3 0 0 2 0 1 4 23 .075 .125 .119 .244 -1.8 0.0 0.0
P *George Neel 27 33 67 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 29 .045 .086 .045 .130 -4.1 0.0 0.0
P *Harland McNatt 24 26 56 2 6 2 0 0 5 0 0 2 19 .107 .136 .143 .278 -0.1 0.0 0.0
RF *Darryl Kahl 28 20 43 7 14 1 1 2 11 0 0 3 9 .326 .362 .535 .897 8.0 1.5 0.3
P  Gerald Markland 26 18 37 3 9 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 10 .243 .282 .351 .633 3.9 0.0 0.0
1B  Michael Smithey 34 16 31 8 12 2 1 1 3 0 0 1 8 .387 .424 .613 1.037 6.8 0.9 0.1
P  James Stotler 35 12 28 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 .107 .107 .143 .250 -0.5 0.0 0.0
SS  Lester Brogan 35 7 13 5 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 .538 .571 .769 1.341 4.2 1.3 0.1
P  Rhett Eason 29 14 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0
P *Art Newhouse 31 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 0.5 0.0 0.0
P  Stanley Appell 27 65 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0
P *Chad Brannon 30 88 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Herbert Swiger 31 40 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0 0.0
P #Michael Auer 31 67 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.2 0.0 0.0
P  Christopher Joyce 34 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Robin Condon 25 35 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Grant John 27 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0 0.0
P  Daryl Xavier 32 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P *Mike Wittman 22 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
  Team Totals 29.6 2185 5546 748 1386 274 76 125 720 86 55 562 1029 .250 .324 .394 .718 709.9 108.6 54.7
  Rank among 12 HL teams 8 9 9 8 1 12 9 4 12 8 1 9 9 10 10 9  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
*Willie Mattoon 29 16 9 .640 31 31 0 207.0 230 85 7 93 153 3.70 14.3
*George Neel 27 14 13 .519 33 32 0 206.0 198 90 27 59 127 3.93 11.3
*Kevin Halpin 28 9 15 .375 35 35 0 204.3 232 126 27 68 146 5.55 1.8
*Harland McNatt 24 11 8 .579 26 26 0 173.3 150 71 17 49 133 3.69 12.7
 Gerald Markland 26 5 8 .385 18 18 0 104.7 114 62 20 26 60 5.33 2.8
*Chad Brannon 30 6 5 .545 88 0 1 85.7 63 40 9 41 103 4.20 6.7
 Stanley Appell 27 5 2 .714 65 0 1 83.0 55 29 5 43 50 3.14 8.9
 James Stotler 35 5 3 .625 12 12 0 76.0 69 37 14 12 67 4.38 4.1
 Michael Auer 31 4 1 .800 67 0 47 71.7 22 6 2 15 77 0.75 23.6
 Nathan Hurdle 32 3 5 .375 62 0 1 57.0 73 32 5 20 28 5.05 2.4
 Herbert Swiger 31 5 0 1.000 40 0 1 45.3 39 15 3 17 36 2.98 5.6
 Robin Condon 25 1 2 .333 35 0 1 40.3 47 23 4 8 23 5.13 1.6
 Rhett Eason 29 0 1 .000 14 3 0 35.0 37 20 8 14 26 5.14 0.9
 Grant John 27 1 0 1.000 23 0 1 28.3 36 18 3 18 16 5.72 0.7
*Art Newhouse 31 1 1 .500 3 3 0 19.0 13 7 2 12 17 3.32 1.6
*Mike Wittman 22 1 0 1.000 14 0 1 12.0 14 6 2 4 9 4.50 0.9
 Christopher Joyce 34 1 1 .500 2 2 0 10.0 8 4 1 6 13 3.60 0.8
 Daryl Xavier 32 0 0 .000 4 0 0 6.3 7 5 1 8 5 7.11 0.0
Team Totals 28.9 88 74 .543 572 162 54 1465.0 1407 676 157 513 1089 4.15 100.6
Rank among 12 HL teams 4 4 1 4 2 4 7 4 2 7 3  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .993 30.5
C.Metcalfe 1213.0 135 135 918 54 7 5 .993 33.7
W.Flower 249.3 27 31 186 4 1 0 .995 0.0
W.Soderlund 2.7 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.0
Team Total 1465.0 162 167 1105 58 8 5 .993 30.6
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .992 9.69
J.Woodrow 1402.3 156 157 1437 121 15 133 .990 10.00
M.Smithey 60.7 6 9 54 5 0 7 1.000 8.75
D.Forde 2.0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1465.0 162 167 1493 126 15 140 .991 9.95
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .980 4.89
A.Gayle 1299.0 143 152 263 454 12 89 .984 4.97
C.Coakley 138.0 17 19 33 55 2 12 .978 5.74
C.Kammer 28.0 2 7 8 9 0 3 1.000 5.46
Team Total 1465.0 162 178 304 518 14 104 .983 5.05
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .951 2.55
L.Lymon 889.7 100 112 69 207 14 24 .952 2.79
C.Kammer 573.3 62 73 35 124 6 9 .964 2.50
C.Flythe 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1465.0 162 186 104 331 20 33 .956 2.67
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .967 4.22
K.Kohr 1252.3 143 143 178 432 29 82 .955 4.38
C.Flythe 192.7 17 35 20 60 2 12 .976 3.74
L.Brogan 19.0 2 3 2 7 1 4 .900 4.26
C.Coakley 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1465.0 162 182 200 499 32 98 .956 4.29
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .979 2.05
N.Lacey 1305.0 144 151 273 8 4 2 .986 1.94
W.Soderlund 144.0 16 20 38 1 0 0 1.000 2.44
D.Kahl 16.0 2 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.81
Team Total 1465.0 162 173 316 9 4 2 .988 2.00
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .989 2.77
D.Brack 1080.0 112 146 324 6 0 2 1.000 2.75
D.Forde 304.0 40 45 103 4 4 1 .964 3.17
W.Soderlund 81.0 10 17 20 0 0 0 1.000 2.22
Team Total 1465.0 162 208 447 10 4 3 .991 2.81
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .984 2.14
J.Bergin 1392.0 154 154 309 9 10 2 .970 2.06
D.Kahl 73.0 8 11 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.60
Team Total 1465.0 162 165 322 9 10 2 .971 2.03
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .953 1.79
W.Mattoon 207.0 31 31 18 38 2 4 .966 2.43
G.Neel 206.0 32 33 19 29 4 1 .923 2.10
K.Halpin 204.3 35 35 20 39 1 2 .983 2.60
H.McNatt 173.3 26 26 11 22 2 1 .943 1.71
G.Markland 104.7 18 18 3 9 1 0 .923 1.03
C.Brannon 85.7 0 88 1 13 2 2 .875 1.47
S.Appell 83.0 0 65 6 8 1 1 .933 1.52
J.Stotler 76.0 12 12 5 8 0 1 1.000 1.54
M.Auer 71.7 0 67 2 5 2 0 .778 0.88
N.Hurdle 57.0 0 62 4 9 2 2 .867 2.05
H.Swiger 45.3 0 40 2 4 0 0 1.000 1.19
R.Condon 40.3 0 35 3 4 0 0 1.000 1.56
R.Eason 35.0 3 14 1 5 1 0 .857 1.54
G.John 28.3 0 23 4 1 0 1 1.000 1.59
A.Newhouse 19.0 3 3 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.89
M.Wittman 12.0 0 14 1 3 0 0 1.000 3.00
C.Joyce 10.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
D.Xavier 6.3 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.42
Team Total 1465.0 162 572 103 199 18 15 .944 1.86
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Metcalfe .342
On-Base Pct Metcalfe .426
Slugging Pct Metcalfe .633
OPS Metcalfe 1.059
XR Metcalfe 124.7
Games Woodrow 158
At-Bats Lacey, Bergin 590
Runs Gayle 107
Hits Metcalfe 178
Total Bases Metcalfe 330
Singles Brack 124
Doubles Metcalfe 55
Triples Gayle 15
Homeruns Metcalfe 31
RBIs Metcalfe 139
Stolen Bases Lacey 27
Caught Stealing Lacey 13
Walks Metcalfe 75
Strikeouts Bergin 137
ERA McNatt 3.69
Wins Mattoon 16
Losses Halpin 15
Winning Pct Mattoon .640
Saves Auer 47
Games Pitched Brannon 88
Games Started Halpin 35
Complete Games Neel 2
Shutouts Halpin, Markland 1
Innings Pitched Mattoon 207.0
Hits Allowed Halpin 232
Homeruns Allowed Halpin, Neel 27
Strikeouts Mattoon 153
Walks Allowed Mattoon 93
Walks per 9IP McNatt 2.5
Hits per 9IP McNatt 7.8
Strikeouts per 9IP McNatt 6.9
WHiP McNatt 1.15
OAVG McNatt .232
OOBP McNatt .285
OSLG Mattoon .387
OOPS McNatt .686
Team All-Stars
No players selected to All-Star Team
Player Salaries
Charles Metcalfe $ 10,710,000
Nathan Lacey $ 5,441,800
George Neel $ 5,307,000
David Brack $ 5,030,000
Kevin Halpin $ 4,370,000
Arthur Gayle $ 3,710,000
Christopher Joyce $ 3,672,000
Michael Auer $ 2,735,000
Chad Brannon $ 2,400,000
James Bergin $ 2,094,000
Kenneth Kohr $ 2,075,000
Nathan Hurdle $ 1,425,000
Joseph Woodrow $ 1,310,000
James Stotler $ 1,176,000
Lou Lymon $ 1,160,357
Rhett Eason $ 985,000
Willie Mattoon $ 927,500
William Soderlund $ 923,400
Darrell Forde $ 902,500
Herbert Swiger $ 870,000
Darryl Kahl $ 765,000
Clark Kammer $ 762,700
Grant John $ 744,800
Stanley Appell $ 684,000
Art Newhouse $ 660,000
Bradley Lofton $ 632,900
Robin Condon $ 560,000
Christopher Flythe $ 538,200
Gerald Markland $ 532,857
Will Flower $ 522,500
Christopher Coakley $ 432,300
Jamal Marquardt $ 323,000
Harland McNatt $ 300,000
Edwin Beer $ 300,000
Juan Bice $ 300,000
Mike Wittman $ 300,000
 
Player Trades
Date Player To For
7/30 Derrick Lozier
Harland Falk
Eric Honig
Derrick Lozier
Harland Falk
Eric Honig
Yancey James Stotler
James Stotler