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Grand Island 1922

Grand Island managed an even record for the 1922 season. This did not win them either half of the championship and left them out in the cold come playoff time.

They were last in winning percentage for the year and last in team fielding.

The team core consisted of Roben in the outfield and Metz at shortstop. They also had Kranda and Speaker for just under 100 games each. Foulk was their best pitcher with 200 strike outs but his wild nature led to just a 9-23 record.


Leidig was on first base for GI in 1922.

Steve Brewer averaged .233 in 60 games.

Carl Pritchard played in 58 games and averaged .233.

At second base in 1922 was Harwood for a few games at the end of the season.

Cleveland handled the hot corner for Grand Island.

Bahr was listed as a shortstop but I could not find any stats for him.

C.R. Speaker played in 95 games and averaged .289.

Short stop in 1922 was held down by L. Metz He played in 115 games and averaged .253.

Roberts put on the tools of ignorance for 84 games and averaged .207.

Jess Kranda was in 96 games and averaged .234.

Carl Pritchard was in 58 games and averaged .233.

Carl Pierce averaged .292 in 43 games.


Ed Roben led the team with a .316 average in 106 games.

Warnstaff played a few games in the garden in 1922.

Palmatiere tended the garden for 70 games and averaged .309.


E. Shupe appeared in 22 games and was 10-11 for the year.

Carl Pritchard was 8-10 in 23 games.

Foulk had 200 strike outs but only managed a 9-23 record in 36 games.

Babb was 2-3 in 8 games, while Chirpseith was 1-6 in 12 appearances.

W. Shupe was 4-1 in seven appearances and Lothrup was 0-3 in 7 games.

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