1912 Statistics

Western Canada Baseball League :

The Bassano Boosters featured the top hitters of the 1912 Western Canada League season.  Outfielder Archie Persons took the batting title with a .378 mark, edging teammate Howard Guyn, at .373.  A pair of Calgary Bronchos, Sam Vivian and Red Roche were 3rd and 4th just ahead of Eugene "Chesty" Cox of Bassano.  James Flanagan of Calgary was the top long distance hitter leading the loop with 24 doubles and 5 home runs.  He was tied for the league in triples with Clementson of Red Deer and Roy Dudley of Edmonton, each with 11. Harry Raymond of Bassano was the runner-up in the power category with 23 doubles, 10 triples and 3 home runs. Ray Whisman of Edmonton was the top base stealer with 61.

Pete Standridge of Calgary and Ferdy Manning of Red Deer each won 21 games to lead the pitchers. Standridge had the best over-all record at 21-6 while Manning was in the most games, 39, pitched the most innings, 279, and was tops in strikeouts, with 144.


Ave : Persons BA - .378 
Runs :  Daniels RD - 99 
Doubles : Flanagan CG - 24 
Triples : Flanagan CG, Clementson RD, Dudley ED - 11 
Home Runs : Flanagan CG - 5 
SBs :  Whisman Ed - 61 

            WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE             G  AB   R   H  TB  2B 3B HR SB  BB SO   RBI   PCT
1912  WCBL  Persons Archie BA                60 198  59  75  92  11  2  1 27               .378
1912  WCBL  Guyn Howard BA                   40 126  33  47  78   9  0  0  9               .373
1912  WCBL  Vivian Sam CG                    44 156  28  57  74  13  2  0 10               .365
1912  WCBL  Roche Red CG                     43 139  33  49  68  13  3  0 11               .352
1912  WCBL  Cox Chester BA                   90 336  65 117 128   9  1  0 13               .348
1912  WCBL  Bunstine E CG                    46  99  26  34  45   7  3  0  1               .343
1912  WCBL  Godfrey G RD                    103 317  70 107 137  14  7  2 22               .337
1912  WCBL  Standridge Pete CG               68 194  52  65  93  11  7  2  8               .335
1912  WCBL  Daniels William RD              104 356  99 118 148  19  8  1 40               .331
1912  WCBL  Raymond Harry BA                100 356  80 118 180  23 10  3 35               .331
1912  WCBL  Mills Roy BA-RD                  75 249  68  82 124  13  9  1 37               .330
1912  WCBL  Dunn Bert RD                     83 249  49  82 110  10  5  2 13               .329
1912  WCBL  Flanagan James CG               101 357  88 115 170  24 11  5 36               .322
1912  WCBL  Clementson RD                    57 201  60  63  94  10 11  2 16               .313
1912  WCBL  Whisman Ray ED                  109 368  70 115 145  12  3  4 61               .312
1912  WCBL  Holmes Milan RD                  89 344  58 107 121  19  1  0 28               .311
1912  WCBL  O'Brien W CG                     92 336  71 104 124  17  4  1 22               .309
1912  WCBL  Wicks Arthur CA-BA               88 294  60  90 111  11  6  1 16               .306
1912  WCBL  Povey Buss ED                   106 363  60 110 155  16  9  3 30               .303
1912  WCBL  Hagel K ED                       29  93  15  28  33   2  1  0  4               .301
1912  WCBL  Dean Al CG                       78 295  52  88 120  15  8  3 16               .298
1912  WCBL  Morrow BA                        12  37   5  11  13   2  0  0  0               .297
1912  WCBL  Gay Frank RD                     96 310  70  92 107  10  4  0 25               .296
1912  WCBL  Mackin John ED                   84 285  54  84 107  15  4  0 14               .294
1912  WCBL  Dudley Roy ED                   113 405  65 118 160  14 11  3 22               .291
1912  WCBL  Piper Larry CG                  101 403  72 117 151  23 10  1 25               .290
1912  WCBL  Wineholt C ED                    26  88  19  25  43   4  4  2  5               .284
1912  WCBL  Pease BA-RD-CG                   81 286  56  81  99  11  0  2 18               .283
1912  WCBL  Reddick Leonard BA               99 344  66  97 125  14  4  2 22               .281
1912  WCBL  Brennan John ED-RD               42 132  24  37  45   4  2  0 15               .280
1912  WCBL  Stark RD                         78 206  40  57  68   9  1  0 13               .276
1912  WCBL  Grundell ED                      26  94  14  25  31   4  1  0  6               .265
1912  WCBL  Isbell Albert ED                105 351  51  93 129   9 11  1 27               .264
1912  WCBL  Streib Julius CG                 80 249  42  65  76  12  1  0  5               .261
1912  WCBL  Manning Ferdy/Del RD             57 166  26  42  57   7  4  0  6               .253
1912  WCBL  Meyers/Myres CG                  44 139  19  35  42   2  2  2  3               .251
1912  WCBL  Spencer W RD                     89 259  42  65  75   4  2  1 19               .250
1912  WCBL  Wells Robert CG                  98 324  53  81 104  12  7  1 13               .250
1912  WCBL  Skillman Lloyd ED                 9  20   4   5   8   3  0  0  1               .250
1912  WCBL  Bliss A RD                       89 298  51  73  88  12  2  1 18               .244
1912  WCBL  Sully ED                         23  70   7  17  22   3  1  0  2               .242
1912  WCBL  Bottolfs RD                      20  62  10  15  11   2  0  0  2               .241
1912  WCBL  O'Hayer BA                       98 319  43  76  98  14  2  1 31               .238
1912  WCBL  Clynes ED                        57 197  21  46  66   7  5  1  8               .233
1912  WCBL  Borleske R ED                    51 180  20  42  51   7  1  0  5               .233
1912  WCBL  Davidson Samuel CG-BA            67 189  14  44  54   5  3  0  1               .232
1912  WCBL  Wells BA                         25  75  11  17  22   2  1  0  8               .226
1912  WCBL  Narveson Alfred BA               23  80   9  18  25   1  3  0  1               .225
1912  WCBL  Clayton John ED                  40 120   7  27  30   3  0  0  1               .225
1912  WCBL  Deller Phil BA                   27  59   6  13  14   1  0  0  2               .220
1912  WCBL  Hurley William RD                94 346  59  76  89  12  5  2 32               .219
1912  WCBL  Barenkamp Bill CG                23  69   7  15  25   4  3  0  1               .217
1912  WCBL  White ED                         48 163  21  35  40   5  0  0  6               .214
1912  WCBL  Hinrichs Henry ED                44 122   7  26  38   6  3  0  1               .213
1912  WCBL  Hayes Harry BA                   43 116  13  24  35   4  2  1  4               .206
1912  WCBL  Tanguay ED                       46 131  16  25  27   2  0  0  6               .190
1912  WCBL  Gelvin BA                        24  54   8  10  11   1  0  0  1               .185
1912  WCBL  Price ED                         13  38   6   7   7   0  0  0  3               .184
1912  WCBL  Westcott ED                      21  67   6  11  12   1  0  0  1               .164
1912  WCBL  Dickenson WE RD                  33  94   6  13  17   2  1  0  5               .138
1912  WCBL  Chandler RD                      16  51   2   7  10   3  0  0  2               .137
1912  WCBL  Ford Walter ED                   55 125  16  17  25   2  0  2  3               .136
1912  WCBL  O'Neill H BA                     15  31   1   4   4   0  0  0  1               .129
1912  WCBL  Cummings BA                      11  31   0   4   4   0  0  0  1               .129
1912  WCBL  Barnstead Fred CG                23  55  10   7  12   1  1  0  0               .127
1912  WCBL  Fulwider CG                      11  25   4   3   5   2  0  0  0               .120
Sources : The Reach Official American League Guide 1913; The Sporting News, Oct 3, 1912; 
Spalding's Official Base Ball Guide, 1913

Wins : Standridge CG, Manning RD - 21 
Innings : Manning RD - 279 
Games : Manning RD - 39 
Strikeouts : Manning RD - 144 
            WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE        G GS CG   W  L   PCT   IP   H   R ER  BB  SO HB WP   ERA
1912  WCBL  Barenkamp Bill CG           16        12  3  .800  122  88  55     47  71  3  4
1912  WCBL  Standridge CG               32        21  6  .778  239 223 132     80 121 10  3
1912  WCBL  Hayes BA                    34        19  8  .704  231 200 110     91 142  6  5
1912  WCBL  Meyers/Myres J. CG          32        18 10  .643  247 237 169    119 105 20  6
1912  WCBL  Narveson BA                  8         5  3  .625   67  52  26     19  38  3  1
1912  WCBL  Borleske ED                 13         5  3  .625   91 109  51     24  32  6  2
1912  WCBL  Manning Ferdy/Del RD        39        21 17  .553  279 324 175    110 144 13  8
1912  WCBL  Dickenson RD                26        11 10  .524  189 204 128     71 110  6  5
1912  WCBL  O'Neill BA                  14         6  6  .500   85 113  71     56  30  9  2
1912  WCBL  Barnstead CG                12         5  5  .500   82  92  58     56  36  6  4
1912  WCBL  Gelvin CG-BA                24         7  8  .467  138 144 106    120  87 12  7
1912  WCBL  Hinrichs Henry ED           34        15 18  .455  270 236 128     89 139 24 12
1912  WCBL  Dunn RD                     27        11 14  .440  194 248 149     50  63  7  4
1912  WCBL  Clayton ED                  33        11 16  .407  247 267 172    110 130 23 15
1912  WCBL  Skillman ED                  9         2  3  .400   64  89  54     25  19  3  4
1912  WCBL  Daniels RD                  16         5  9  .357  118 144  99     47  51  1  1
1912  WCBL  Ford ED                     33         8 15  .348  213 217 138     84 140 10 19
1912  WCBL  Deller BA                   23         5 10  .333  139 172 111     47  62 11  4
1912  WCBL  Fulwider CG                 10         2  5  .286   61  82  76     26  25 12  4
1912  WCBL  Cummings BA                  6         1  3  .250   39  32  22     15  14  5  2
Source : The Reach Official American League Guide 1913; The Sporting News, Oct 3, 1912; 
Spalding's Official Base Ball Guide, 1913

BA=Bassano Boosters, CG=Calgary Bronchos, ED=Edmonton Gray Birds, RD=Red Deer Eskimos