Cleveland Broncos Clubhouse
Thursday, 9/28/1917
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Chris Steele
Record: 81 Wins, 74 Losses, .523 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 45 Wins, 32 Losses
Away Record: 36 Wins, 42 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 24 Wins, 21 Losses
X-Innings Record: 8 Wins, 7 Losses
Record vs LHP: 33 Wins, 37 Losses
Record vs RHP: 48 Wins, 37 Losses
Payroll: $27,378,714 (13th)
Fan Interest: 74/100 (6th)
Batting AVG: .270 (5th)
Homeruns: 56 (1st)
Walks: 436 (1st)
Stolen Bases: 203 (1st)
Runs Scored: 691 (1st)

Pitching ERA: 3.64 (14th)
Opponents AVG: .262 (10th)
HRs Allowed: 52 (16th)
Walks Allowed: 352 (8th)
Runs Allowed: 656 (14th)
Reports & News
Batting Stats
Pitching Stats
Fielding Stats
Ratings Report
Top Prospects
Minor Leagues
Coaching Staff
Salary Report
Financial Report
Financial History
Team History
Team News
Major Transaction News
All Transaction News
Injury News
Player Development
Active Roster
Player#PosBirthdayBatsThrowsAVGHRRBISBOPS 
CATCHERS           
Ray Schalk36C 8/12/1892RightRight.29215416.742 
Phil Ketter42C 4/13/1884RightRight.3420220.691 
INFIELDER           
Carson Bigbee19SS3/31/1895LeftRight.25515326.649 
Vic Saier71B5/4/1891LeftRight.27488728.742 
Scotty Ingerton893B4/19/1886RightRight.31253717.784 
Bill Wambsganss472B3/19/1894RightRight.27034611.715 
Ashby Dunbar831B1/1/1889RightRight.2932190.684 
Pep Clark383B3/20/1883RightRight.22814623.587 
OUTFIELDER           
Buddy Ryan66LF10/6/1885LeftRight.149043.411 
Jimmy Sebring52LF3/22/1882LeftRight.321062.804 
Oscar Charleston11CF10/14/1896LeftLeft.3311310332.863 
Casey Stengel78LF7/30/1890LeftLeft.24636524.657 
Babe Ruth16RF2/6/1895LeftLeft.268198419.875 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Rube Foster71SP1/5/1888RightRight4.112701.48 
Frank Wickware29SP1/1/1888RightRight3.20181401.20 
Pug Cavet35SP12/26/1889LeftLeft3.1511801.31 
Ray Caldwell43SP4/26/1888LeftRight3.07121001.29 
John Donaldson96SP2/20/1892LeftLeft4.78191501.21 
RELIEVERS           
Walt Doan36MR3/12/1887LeftRight5.281111.63 
Harry Coveleski81MR4/23/1886BothLeft4.150011.15 
Stan Coveleski17CL7/13/1889RightRight2.953481.36 
Elmer Rieger13MR2/25/1889BothRight20.261001.50 
Herb Pennock49MR2/10/1894BothLeft6.430002.00 
Rube Geyer79MR3/26/1884RightRight4.500101.00 
George Leclair23CL10/18/1886RightRight2.174311.10 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Charlie BeckerOUT3-4 weeks0 daysTorn Bicep Muscle
George CurryOUTone week0 daysBroken Cheekbone
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) R S. Ingerton3B
2) L O. CharlestonCF
3) L B. RuthRF
4) L V. Saier1B
5) L C. StengelLF
6) R R. SchalkC
7) L C. BigbeeSS
8) R B. Wambsganss2B
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LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
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LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) R S. Ingerton3B
2) L O. CharlestonCF
3) L B. RuthRF
4) R B. Wambsganss2B
5) L V. Saier1B
6) R R. SchalkC
7) R P. ClarkSS
8) L C. StengelLF
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LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
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Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R F. Wickware
2) L J. Donaldson
3) R R. Caldwell
4) L P. Cavet
5)
Mopup Reliever
1) R E. Rieger
2) R R. Foster

Middle Reliever
1) R W. Doan
2) L H. Coveleski
3) R R. Geyer
4) L H. Pennock
Setup Reliever
1) R G. Leclair
2) L H. Coveleski

Closer
1) R S. Coveleski
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1917
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Elmer Rieger



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1917
Subject: Are you serious
I have to say that I am VERY disappointed!
That's not the way business is done.
How can you offer ME a minor league deal???

Jack Reis



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1917
Subject: Are you serious
I have to say that I am VERY disappointed!
That's not the way business is done.
How can you offer ME a minor league deal???

Dicta Johnson



Date: Monday, 2/6/1917
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Rube Ellis



Date: Thursday, 2/9/1917
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Cleveland!

Regards,
Elmer Rieger



Date: Thursday, 2/9/1917
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
The fans are happy that you acquired Elmer Rieger.
The overall fan interest increases noticeably.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1917
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Rube Ellis



Date: Friday, 2/24/1917
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Rube Ellis



Date: Friday, 2/24/1917
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Philadelphia (N) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Rube Ellis



Date: Friday, 2/24/1917
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Dicta Johnson



Date: Sunday, 2/26/1917
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Cleveland!

Regards,
Dicta Johnson



Date: Monday, 5/1/1917
Subject: Progress of Joe Gedeon
Dear Sir,
Joe Gedeon is hitting the ball well at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
He has an AVG of .306, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1917
Subject: Progress of Al Tesch
Dear Sir,
Al Tesch has nothing more to prove at A Youngstown Penguins!
He has an AVG of .319 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt him at all.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1917
Subject: Progress of Lew Wendell
Dear Sir,
Lew Wendell has nothing more to prove at A Youngstown Penguins!
He has an AVG of .298 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt him at all.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1917
Subject: Status of Charlie Bold
Dear Sir,
Charlie Bold has an AVG of .165 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/8/1917
Subject: Bartolo Portuondo learns new position
Bartolo Portuondo has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1917
Subject: Bud Weiser learns new position
Bud Weiser has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1917
Subject: Progress of Howard Mcgraner
Dear Sir,
Howard Mcgraner has nothing more to prove at A Youngstown Penguins!
He has an ERA of 3.86 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Thursday, 5/25/1917
Subject: Extension?
Hello Sir,
Are you interested in negotiating a contract extension?
You know, I'm in my final year. I'd like to stay here!

Sincerely,
Bill Steele



Date: Thursday, 5/25/1917
Subject: Extension?
Hello Sir,
Are you interested in negotiating a contract extension?
You know, I'm in my final year. I'd like to stay here!

Sincerely,
Rube Geyer



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1917
Subject: Progress of Ben Taylor
Dear Sir,
Ben Taylor has an ERA of 2.52 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Sunday, 5/28/1917
Subject: Bill Wambsganss
Bill Wambsganss is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 5/29/1917
Subject: Dallas Bradshaw learns new position
Dallas Bradshaw has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Shortstop.
I would rate his skills as "5" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Friday, 6/2/1917
Subject: Extension?
Hello Sir,
Are you interested in negotiating a contract extension?
You know, I'm in my final year. I'd like to stay here!

Sincerely,
Jimmy Sebring



Date: Saturday, 6/3/1917
Subject: Frank Warfield learns new position
Frank Warfield has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "4" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Sunday, 6/4/1917
Subject: Progress of Jim Park
Dear Sir,
Jim Park has an ERA of 2.11 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Tuesday, 6/6/1917
Subject: Bill Rodgers learns new position
Bill Rodgers has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Shortstop.
I would rate his skills as "4" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 6/8/1917
Subject: Progress of Len Madden
Dear Sir,
Len Madden has nothing more to prove at A Youngstown Penguins!
He has an ERA of 3.74 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Friday, 6/9/1917
Subject: Zinn Beck learns new position
Zinn Beck has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 6/12/1917
Subject: Sammy Vick learns new position
Sammy Vick has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Leftfield.
I would rate his skills as "4" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 6/12/1917
Subject: Howard Lohr learns new position
Howard Lohr has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "7" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 6/13/1917
Subject: Starting pitcher
Manager,
Believe it or not, but I am a starting pitcher!
Would you please treat me as one and put
me in the rotation?

Regards,
Charlie Becker



Date: Wednesday, 6/14/1917
Subject: Status of Howard Lohr
Dear Sir,
Howard Lohr has an AVG of .248 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Saturday, 6/17/1917
Subject: Progress of Tom Phillips
Dear Sir,
Tom Phillips is doing pretty good at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
He has an ERA of 1.52, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Saturday, 6/17/1917
Subject: Progress of Jack Ridgway
Dear Sir,
Jack Ridgway is doing pretty good at A Youngstown Penguins!
He has an ERA of 3.32, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 6/19/1917
Subject: Progress of Frank Warfield
Dear Sir,
Frank Warfield has an AVG of .323 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Tuesday, 6/20/1917
Subject: Al Tesch learns new position
Al Tesch has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "1" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 6/21/1917
Subject: Progress of George Mangus
Dear Sir,
George Mangus has an AVG of .275 at A Youngstown Penguins!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Friday, 6/23/1917
Subject: Eddie Eayrs learns new position
Eddie Eayrs has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Second Base.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 6/24/1917
Subject: Charlie Becker is sick...
Diagnosis: Infected Lymph Node.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Sunday, 6/25/1917
Subject: Arthur Kimbro learns new position
Arthur Kimbro has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "7" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 6/27/1917
Subject: Progress of Jack Powell
Dear Sir,
Jack Powell has an ERA of 3.68 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Wednesday, 6/28/1917
Subject: Status of Chuck Ward
Dear Sir,
Chuck Ward has an AVG of .212 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Wednesday, 6/28/1917
Subject: Status of Dallas Bradshaw
Dear Sir,
Dallas Bradshaw shouldn't play at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
He has an AVG of .208 over there, that might
be a sign that he has been promoted to soon. You
should demote him before he gets burned.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 7/10/1917
Subject: Chuck Ward learns new position
Chuck Ward has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 7/15/1917
Subject: Ted Reed learns new position
Ted Reed has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Shortstop.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 8/3/1917
Subject: Ray Caldwell
Ray Caldwell is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Saturday, 8/5/1917
Subject: Herb Hunter learns new position
Herb Hunter has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Second Base.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 8/9/1917
Subject: Joe Gedeon failed learning new position
Joe Gedeon doesn't seem to make
any progress learning his new position, Second Base.
I would give up this experiment before his hitting suffers.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 8/21/1917
Subject: Frank Warfield learns new position
Frank Warfield has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "7" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 8/22/1917
Subject: Progress of Jim Brown
Dear Sir,
Jim Brown has an AVG of .275 at AA Canton-Akron Indians!
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Wednesday, 8/23/1917
Subject: Ray Caldwell
Ray Caldwell is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Friday, 8/25/1917
Subject: Medric Boucher failed learning new position
Medric Boucher doesn't seem to make
any progress learning his new position, Centerfield.
I would give up this experiment before his hitting suffers.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Friday, 8/25/1917
Subject: Pug Cavet
Pug Cavet is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Saturday, 8/26/1917
Subject: Roy Walker healing process
Roy Walker is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 7 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Tuesday, 9/12/1917
Subject: Charlie Becker healing process
Charlie Becker is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 7 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Wednesday, 9/20/1917
Subject: George Curry healing process
George Curry is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 7 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor




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