Statistics 1922

SASKATOON CITY LEAGUE

Roy Forsyth of Saskatoon CNR was the batting king of the 1922 Saskatoon City League.  The first baseman and all-round infielder topped the loop with a .409 average in 24 games.  Steve Ayres of the Elks was the runner-up, at .387, just ahead of Rube Talbot of CPR, who finished at .385.  Les Leachman and Joe Brown each had two homers to lead the circuit.  Joe also led in triples with seven while Jack Leachman, Peck O'Donnell and Arthur Abbott had six apiece.  Ayres led in doubles, with nine, one ahead of Ray Watkins. Talbot led in total bases, 44, and Forsythe had 43. Forsyth and Talbot finished one-two in hits with the batting champ getting 36 and the CPR catcher netting 35. Jack Leachman had the most at bats, 108, 11 more than Mel Kerr of the Fifth, who had 97.  Watkins and Wally Taylor, both of the CNR, scored the most runs, each with 25.

 


VANCOUVER SENIOR CITY LEAGUE

Neil Silver, the playing manager of the B.C. Electrics ran away with the batting title in the Vancouver Senior City League for 1922. The right-fielder slammed 26 hits in 52 at bats for an even .500 average, far ahead of the runner-up Frank Shaw first sacker of the Missions. Walter Blochberger of the Elks finished third, at .419.  Hec Cann and Syd Whyte of Arnold & Quigley tied for the most hits, 28, and the most total bases, 43. Cann scored the most times, 23. Charlie Miron of the Electrics was right behind the leaders in hits, with 27, second in runs, with 20, and tied for second in total bases, with 33. Ernie Paepke, the Arnold & Quigley playing manager was tops in steals, 16. Babe Stewart's two circuit blows topped the league.


AVE : Silver VBC - .500 
RUNS : Cann VAQ - 23
HITS : Cann & Whyte VAQ - 28
TOTAL BASES : Whyte & Cann VAQ - 43

SB : Paepke VAQ - 16
   VANCOUVER SENIOR CITY LEAGUE    GP  AB   R   H  TB  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Silver Neil VBC                     52   9  26  30                      .500
   Elmer Sid VAQ                       10   4   5   6                      .500
   Shaw Frank VCM                      52  15  22  33                      .423
   Blochberger Walter VCE              43   6  18  26                      .419
   Phillips VCE                        50  16  19  22                      .380
   Whyte Syd VAQ                       74  15  28  43                      .378
   Moote VAQ                            8   2   3   4                      .375
   Cameron Rex CW                      65  17  24  33                      .369
   Miron Charlie VBC                   74  20  27  33                      .365  (1)
   Hawkins VCM                         25   9   9  10                      .360
   Cann Hec VAQ                        79  23  28  43                      .354
   Lovely Murray CW                    74  10  25  32                      .338
   Enright VCE                         45  10  15  17                      .333
   Tatman VAQ                          49  10  16  21                      .327
   Falconer VCM                        43  12  14  17                      .326
   Westwood George CW                  37   4  12  15                      .324
   Manson VAQ                          53  11  17  19                      .321
   Giguere Bill VAQ                    44  10  14  15                      .318
   Bell Norm VCM                       19   7   6   8                      .316
   Tuscon Bill VBC                     33   5  10  10                      .303
   Wilson VCE                          40  11  12  16                      .300
   Bacon Jack VCL-VCE-VAQ              30  10   9   9                      .300
   Ralston VCE                         47   7  14  14                      .298
   Calder Ralph VCL                    41   5  12  16                      .293
   Foley Lorne VAQ                     14   2   4   4                      .286
   Clark K.(Casey) VCM                 28   3   8  11                      .286
   Payne Tommy CW                      28   6   8  10                      .286
   Russell VCE                         74  10  21  23                      .284
   Jardine Tommy VCL                   64   8  18  19                      .281
   Mattock VBC                         25   6   7  11                      .280
   Paepke Ernie VAQ                    61  18  17  20                      .279
   Shaver VCL                          54  17  15  19                      .278
   Stewart Cam VCM                     40   9  11  13                      .275
   Wyard Jack VAQ                      33  13   9  13                      .273
   Gardner Ralph VCL                   33   5   9  12                      .273
   Gourlay Art VAQ                     11   3   3   5                      .273
   Stewart Babe VCL                    55  14  15  27                      .273  (2)
   Scott R. CW                         59  15  16  25                      .271
   Bradbury VBC                        57  11  15  22                      .263
   Porter VBC                          23   4   6  23                      .261
   Lindsay VCE                          8   1   2   2                      .250
   Thomas VCE                          12   1   3   4                      .250
   McDonald Ivan VBC                   48   1  12  12                      .250
   Simons Lefty VBC                    16   2   4   5                      .250
   Turnbull Bill VCM                   60  14  15  18                      .250
   Andrews Jack VCL                    57   7  14  19                      .246
   Warren CW                           72   8  17  18                      .236
   Proctor CW                          60  11  14  16                      .233
   Shillingford VBC                    39   4   9   9                      .231
   (1) Published report showed Miron with a .353 average on 27 hits in 74 at bats, 
which results in .365 (2) Babe Stewart was shown with a .236 average on 15 for
55, which results in .273.
   CW=Collingwood, VAQ=Arnold & Quigley, VBC=B.C. Electric, VCE=Elks, VCL=Centrals, 
VCM=Missions
Source : Vancouver Sun, August 20, 1922

VANCOUVER TERMINAL LEAGUE   

Robbie Mills of Hanbury's captured the 1922 Terminal League batting championship hitting at a .413 clip in 13 games to top Nick Craig of Spencer's for the crown. Craig finished at .390 with Daniels of Hanbury's well back in third place with a .333 percentage.


   VANCOUVER TERMINAL LEAGUE       GP  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Stevenson A. VHB                 1   4       3                      .750
   Kato VAS                         1   2       1                      .500
   Stickney VCS                     1   2       1                      .500
   Mills Robbie VHB                13  46      19                      .413
   Craig Nick VCS                  14  41      16                      .390
   Daniels VHB                     14  42      14                      .333
   Bacon Jack VCS                   8  30      10                      .333
   Rintoul VMP                     14  38      12                      .316
   Worley Pat VCS                  13  38      12                      .316
   Matoba N. “Tom” VAS             14  39      12                      .308
   Miller A. VCK                   15  36      11                      .306
   Clark/Clarke VCS                15  43      13                      .302
   Furomoto Ted VAS                 6  10       3                      .300
   Williams VCK                    15  54      16                      .296
   Coyle VHB                       15  41      12                      .293
   Newton F. VLC                   14  41      12                      .293
   Simmons/Simons VHB               3   7       2                      .286
   Lister VMP                       3   7       2                      .286
   Butler Harry VCS                15  49      14                      .286
   Warne VLC                        4   7       2                      .286
   Sykes VCK                       14  39      11                      .282
   Inkster VCK                      4  11       3                      .273
   Thompson R. VLC                 12  33       9                      .273
   Goodall Norm VHB                14  46      12                      .261
   Kitagawa Hatsu “Mickey” VAS      2   4       1                      .250
   Harper VMP                      15  49      12                      .245
   Wright VCS                      15  40       9                      .225
   Yoshioka S. VAS                 14  36       8                      .222
   Cadenhead W. VMP                13  36       8                      .222
   Erickson VLC                     3   9       2                      .222
   Manson VLC                       6  18       4                      .222
   Maxwell VLC                      6  14       3                      .214
   Scott VCK                       11  33       7                      .212
   Wight VLC                       10  29       6                      .207
   Cadenhead J. VMP                13  39       8                      .205
   Harold VMP                       3   5       1                      .200
   Orr VLC                          6  15       3                      .200
   Wright J. VLC                    7  10       2                      .200
   Ferguson VCS                    15  42       8                      .190
   Marks VCK                       15  37       7                      .189
   Kitagawa E. VAS                 15  48       9                      .188
   Miyasaki VAS                    14  38       7                      .184
   Thompson T. VCK                 13  39       7                      .179
   Betts VMP                       15  39       7                      .179
   Sangster VLC                    10  23       4                      .174
   Butler F. VCK                   14  42       7                      .167
   McKenzie VMP                    15  42       7                      .167
   Lillington VLC                   7  18       3                      .167
   Charles VCK                     13  43       7                      .163
   Raftery VCK                     15  43       7                      .163
   Crowder Carl VHB                12  31       5                      .161
   Lyle VCS                         6  13       2                      .154
   Mortimer Ab VHB                 14  40       6                      .150
   Robinson George/Gordie VLC      14  34       5                      .147
   May VHB                         15  42       6                      .143
   Weir VLC                        13  35       5                      .143
   Kendall VCK                     10  22       3                      .136
   Heaslip/Hislop VLC              12  37       5                      .135
   Stevenson U. VHB                13  40       5                      .125
   Abrams VCS                      14  40       5                      .125
   Miyata OF VAS                   12  33       4                      .121
   Yonemoto VAS                    12  33       4                      .121
   Bacon H. VMP                     9  26       3                      .115
   Morse Art VHB                   15  37       4                      .108
   Bennett VMP                     15  37       4                      .108
   Raby VCS                        15  41       4                      .098
   Niimi VAS                       14  32       3                      .094
   Harris VCS                       7  22       2                      .091
   Hall Coleman VHB                 5  12       1                      .083
   Horii VAS                       14  28       2                      .071
   Esterbrook VMP                   8  19       1                      .053
   Crawford VMP                    12  31       1                      .032
   VAS=Asashi, VCK=Kitsilanos, VCS=Spencer's, VHB=Hanbury's, VLC=Vancouver Lumber, VMP=Mount Pleasant
   Source :  Vancouver Daily World, August 15, 1922
 

VANCOUVER TWILIGHT LEAGUE

J. Stafford of B.C.E.R. (BC Electric Repair) ran away with the batting championship of the Twilight League finishing with a .490 average, well ahead of Robinson of the Vancouver World nine who compiled a .355 mark. and Basiren of the South Vancouver Elks at .435.

Nishikawa, the Mikado first basemen, was the top base stealer, with 14, while Ernie Hatt of Creamos, was right behind with 13. Ernie Blake of the World and Jimmy Condon led in runs, each with 22.


AVE : Stafford BCE - .490 
RUNS : Condon BBY, Blake VWD - 22
HITS : Trayling VWD - 27
SB : Nishikawa MIK - 14

   VANCOUVER TWILIGHT LEAGUE       GP  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Stafford J. BER                     49  13  24                      .490
   Robinson VWD                        44  11  20                      .455
   Basiren SVE                         46  13  20                      .435
   Kirk J. SVE                         51   9  22                      .431
   Fox H. FVD                          50  11  21                      .420
   McDonald BER                        12   3   5                      .417
   Smith J. BBY                        51  14  21                      .412
   Richardson BER                      27   6  11                      .407
   Adams V. HBC                        57  11  23                      .404
   Stevenson HAC                       15   4   6                      .400
   Brown C. SVE                        43  10  17                      .395
   Ewart J. BBY                        66  16  26                      .394
   Trayling E. VWD                     69  20  27                      .391
   Colburn F. HAC                      47   8  18                      .383
   McIvor M. BBY                       47  11  18                      .383
   Cuvelier HBC                        34   7  13                      .382
   Chapman C. HAC                      53  15  20                      .377
   Lundle R. CW                        54  14  20                      .370
   Tolmie A. HBC                       52  14  19                      .365
   Kendall S. BER                      44  14  16                      .364
   Nishikawa MIK                       50   8  18              14      .360
   Vader HBC                           56  14  20                      .357
   Parker SVE                          14   3   5                      .357
   Johnson HAC                         65  20  23                      .354
   Walker CW                           34  14  12                      .353
   Shaw R. VEW                         37   9  13                      .351
   Stedham A. HBC                      60  18  21                      .350
   Condon BBY                          52  22  18                      .346
   Hamm G. HAC                         55  20  19                      .345
   Chapman F. VEW                      58  14  20                      .345
   Black HBC                           53  11  18                      .340
   Pitt Bert BBY                       60  18  20                      .333
   Buckley HBC                         48  12  16                      .333
   Upham HAC                           24   6   8                      .333
   Chisholm 1B/SS VEW                  21   4   7                      .333
   Fraser D. HAC                       15   2   5                      .333
   Robertson G. BER                    52  14  17                      .327
   Taylor F. SVE                       52  18  17                      .327
   Syrotuck George BBY                 62  21  20                      .323
   Stein FVD                           28   4   9                      .321
   Dwan CW                             53  17  17                      .321
   Wilks G. VEW                        47  13  15                      .319
   Boyes C SVE                         44   6  14                      .318
   Belknap/Belnap FVD                  19   4   6                      .316
   Sandell Charlie BBY                 35   8  11                      .314
   Messenger G. SVE                    51  16  16                      .314
   Gray Dave BBY                       42  15  13                      .310
   Graham P. VWD                       65  19  20                      .308
   Amos A. HBC                         52  15  16                      .308
   Birkinshaw R. VEW                   13   2   4                      .308
   Andreen A. VWD                      62  11  19                      .306
   Blake E. VWD                        66  22  20                      .303
   Brown J. SVE                        66  15  20                      .303
   Stevenson T. BER                    33   7  10                      .303
   BBY=Burnaby, BER=BC Eletric Repair, CW=Collingwood, FVD=Fraser Valley Dairy,
   HAC=Heather Athletic Club, HBC=Hudson’s Bay, MIK=Mikado, SVE=South Vancouver Elks,
   VEW=Vancouver Engineering Works, VWD=Vancouver World
   
Source : Vancouver Daily World, August 22, 1922

FRASER VALLEY LEAGUE 

Elmer Olsen of Riverside United wrapped up the Fraser Valley League batting title with a .579 average. He had just 19 at bats. Teammate Bill Hamilton was second, at .565, as Riverside captured the first five spots.


   FRASER VALLEY LEAGUE            GP  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Olsen Elmer RIV                     19   5  11                      .579
   Hamilton Bill RIV                   23   8  13                      .565
   Eckhardt Dutch RIV                  23  12  12                      .522
   Trowsdale Nelson RIV                12   6   6                      .500
   Bowyer C.S.Gabby RIV                21  10   9                      .429
   Evans CHW                           15   5   6                      .400
   Morrow AG                           17   3   6                      .353
   Wilson CHW                          20   1   7                      .350
   Gustafson A. RIV                    20   8   7                      .350
   Aubl CHW                            12   3   4                      .333
   Oglivie AG                          21   4   7                      .333
   Newbym Charles CHW                  22   5   7                      .318
   Atkinson CHW                        13   1   4                      .308
   Sagar CHW                           20   3   6                      .300
   Riley Harvey(Pete) RIV              20   4   6                      .300
   AGZ=Agassiz,CHW=Chilliwack, FVR=Riverside
   Source : Vanouver Sun, August 20, 1922
 



MANITOBA SENIOR AMATEUR LEAGUE 

In the closest and most exciting batting race ever by Wesley Park baseballers, Ward McVey of the Tammany Tigers finished strong to edge defending batting champ Jim McCullough of the Transconas by a single point - .342 to .341. A late slump, one hit in his last ten at bats, cost McCullough the crown. Tiger first sacker Johnston was third, at .329. Eddie Cass, the Clubbers' first baseman was fifth with a .327 average and led the league in runs, hits and total bases. McCullough was tops in stolen bases, with 14.


AVE : McVey WTT - .342 R
UNS : Cass WCC - 20
HITS : Cass WCC - 34
T.BASES : Cass WCC - 50
SB : McCullough TRS - 14
   WINNIPEG SENIOR AMATEUR LEAGUE  GP  AB   R   H  TB  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Warren Fred(Bunny) WA           14  43  11  18  23       2      .419
   Mooney G. WA                     8  20   7   7  13       2      .350
   McVey Ward WTT                  22  79  19  27  35       8      .342
   McCullough  Jim TRS             24  91  18  31  48      14      .341
   Johnston WTT                    21  90  14  30  34       4      .333
   Franks Carl WCC                 19  70   9  23  34       3      .329
   Cass Eddie WCC                  24 104  20  34  50       5      .327
   Frick Art WA                    25  96  13  31  37       5      .323
   Cann Pat WEX                    25  90  14  28  49       2      .311
   McVey Carson TRS                24  81  10  25  32      12      .309
   Mooney Nelson WEX               20  69   7  21  26       5      .304
   McDougall Harry WTT             12  40   6  12  12       0      .300
   O'Hearn WA                       5  10   1   3   3       0      .300  (2)
   Knight Bill WCC                 24  78  14  23  26      12      .295
   Severeid Lefty WCC               7  17   3   5  10       0      .294
   Siddle Bill WA                  25  89  19  26  48      12      .292
   Brown Fred WEX                  10  24   2   7   8       0      .292
   Lloyd Bert WA                   21  55   4  16  18       1      .291
   Hood Tommy WTT                  14  52  12  15  18       5      .288
   Karahan WEX                     18  59   9  17  18       0      .288  (4)
   Robertson WTT                   11  42   5  12  18       0      .286  (3)
   Shannon Tommy WCC               23  78  15  22  34       4      .282  (1)
   Herzog Buck WTT                  8  29   1   8  10       0      .276
   Penu Steve WEX                  25  98  10  27  29       3      .276
   Sheppard Stuart WCC             23  82   8  22  28       1      .268
   Armstrong WTT                    9  30   3   8  13       0      .267
   Foreman Herb WCC                13  42   6  11  11       2      .262
   McFarlane WEX                   12  43   5  11  13       3      .256
   Caslake TRS                     23  84  13  21  25       7      .250
   Flanagan Fred WCC               22  76  19  19  20       7      .250
   Gillis Erroll WCC               16  57   7  14  18       1      .246
   Austman WTT                     18  58   9  14  15       2      .241
   Warren Greig WA                 18  67  13  16  20       5      .239
   Stokes Ernie WEX                23  69   8  16  25       4      .232
   Maxwell F.G.(Steamer) WA        18  65  11  15  18       2      .231
   Woods TRS                       23  76   5  17  17       4      .224
   Legoff Tony WCC                  7  18   2   4   4       0      .222
   Singbush WTT                    23  86  17  19  23      10      .221
   Nester TRS                      19  59   2  13  15       4      .220
   Perlman TRS                     22  78   6  17  19       5      .218
   May Sid WCC                      9  28   6   6   8       1      .214
   Davis Bob WTT                    6  14   2   3   6       1      .214
   Guarnera WEX                    25  71  10  15  17       3      .211
   Stainsby Bert WA                15  43   5   9  12       1      .209
   Hutter WTT                      15  43   4   9  13       3      .209
   Chafe TRS                       10  24   1   5   6       0      .208
   Cuthbert Laurie WA              25  95  17  19  28       3      .200
   Gardiner WTT                     7  20   1   4   4       1      .200
   Dunbar Jim WA                   25  87   6  17  21       3      .195
   McCorquodale Dunc TRS           23  95  14  18  22      10      .189
   Moline WTT                      14  53   6  10  15       2      .189
   Fingard Abe WA                  14  43   5   8  17       1      .186
   Phillips WEX                    25  82  14  14  16       5      .171
   Hudson WTT                       8  18   2   3   7       0      .167
   Gordon WEX                       6  18   0   3   3       0      .167
   Browne B. WEX                   10  24   2   4   5       0      .167
   Peltier WTT                     16  56  12   9  10      11      .161
   Wise Ness WA                    17  38   4   6  12       4      .158
   McGrath G. WCC                  23  82   8  11  13       9      .134
   Russell WEX                      5  15   1   2   2       0      .133
   Sowerby TRS                     18  62  11   8   9       6      .129
   Hind Jack TRS                   13  31   3   4   5       0      .129
   Atkins TRS                       8  16   5   2   2       2      .125
   Irvine D. WA                     7  18   1   2   2       0      .111
   Bouchard Darky WCC              10  36   3   4   4       1      .111
   Jones Buster WEX                 7   9   2   1   1       0      .111
   Anderson TRS                     7  18   4   2   5       1      .111
   Doerr Ted WA                     6  23   1   2   2       0      .087
   Fairfield WEX                    6  17   1   1   1       0      .059
   Bennett WEX                      7  24   2   1   1       0      .042
   Wyant WTT                        7  18   0   0   0       0      .000
   (1) Published figure for Shannon was .288, but H/AB - .282. (2) Figure for O'Hearn was .286
   but H/AB = .300. (3) Robertson was shown at .279 but numbers equate to .286. (4) Karahan was
   shown with a .247 average but his H/AB = .288
   TRS=Transcona, WA=Arenas, WEX=Express, WTT=Tigers
   Source : Winnipeg Tribune,  September 9, 1922