Statistics 1923

VANCOUVER SENIOR AMATEUR LEAGUE

Casey Clarke of the Vancouver Elks captured the 1923 batting title In the Vancouver Senior Amateur League finishing with a .405 average in 14 games to top teammate Frank Foran, well back at .375. Murray Lovely of Collingwood, who had the most hits, 25, was third with a mark of .352. Robertson of BCE led in home runs with two and total bases, 35. Johnny Nestman of Collingwood, not among the top hitters shown, led in runs and Ernie Paepke was tops in steals with 11.

Lefty Simons of the Young Liberals and Camille "Lefty" Delcourt of the Elks were the top hurlers for 1923 in the Vancouver Senior Amateur League. Simons, with a 5-1 won-lost mark, had the best winning percentage while Delcourt, at 7-2, had the most wins and led the circuit in strikeouts with 69. Tat Larson of the Libs finished with a 4-1 record.


AVE : Clarke VCE - .405 
HITS : Lovely CW - 25
RUNS : Nestman J. - N/A
TOTAL BASES : Robertson BCE - 35
SB : Paepke VYL 11
   VANCOUVER TERMINAL LEAGUE       GP  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Clarke Casey VCE                14  42  13  17           1   3      .405
   Tenny VCE                        3   5   4   2           0   0      .400
   Foran Frank VCE                 15  48   7  18           1   3      .375   (1)
   Lovely Murray CW                21  71   9  25           1   2      .352
   Simons Alex VYL                  9  15   4   4           0   1      .267   (2)
   Spiers BCE                       8  21   1   7           0   1      .333   (3)
   Mattock Charlie VYL             19  63  11  21           0   1      .333   (4)
   Richardson Buck CW              12  34   6  11           0   1      .324
   Robertson BCE                   23  69  17  22           2   4      .319
   Whyte Syd VYL                   18  54   6  17           0   3      .315
   Cann Hec VYL                    22  64  16  20           0   3      .313
   Fraser Jack VYL                 22  61  17  19           0   6      .311
   Bell VCE                        10  30   6   6           0   2      .200   (5)
   Miron Charlie VYL               20  53  17  16           0   7      .302
   Wilson Harry VCE                20  58  11  17           0   2      .293   (6)
   Cross Harry VCE                 14  41  14  12           0   6      .293
   Rafferty Ernie BCE              12  41  12  12           1   6      .293
   Vainsdal BCE                     7  21   2   6           0   0      .286
   Delcourt Camille VCE            15  35   4  10           0   2      .286
   Gourlay Art VYL                  7  11   4   3           0   1      .273
   Paepke Ernie VYL                21  67  14  18           0  11      .269
   Tatman Paul VYL                 17  53      14           0   8      .264
   Falconer Orville VYL            18  54  13  14           0   2      .259
   Evans Charlie VCE                9  20   2   5   0       0   0      .250
   (1) The published report showed Foran with 17 hits in 48 at bats, which would 
have been a .354 average, not .375 as displayed. Thus, hits changed to 18.
(2) Simons shown at .339 on 4/15 which would have been .257. Thus hits changed
to 5 to produce .333. (3) Spiers shown at .338 on 7 for 21. Average shown at .333. (4) Mattock shown at .333 on 21/62. At bats changed to 63 to match .333 displayed.
(5) Bell shown with 6 hits in 40 at bats (.200), hits adjusted to 9 to match .300
as displayed. (6) Wilson shown with .298 average on 20 for 58 (.293). .293 figure
shown here.
   Source : Vancouver Daily World, July 31, 1923
   BCE=BC Electric, CW=Collingwood, VCE=Elks, VYL=Young Liberals
   VANCOUVER SR. AMATEUR LEAGUE    W  L   PCT  IP   H   R  BB  SO    ERA
   Simons Lefty VYL                5  1  .833      30  20
   Larson Tat VYL                  4  1  .800      26  13
   Delcourt Camille(Lefty) VCE     7  2  .778      49  22      69
   Anderson Spex VCE               3  1  .750      39  20
   Gourlay Art VYL                 2  1  .667      18  15
   Evans Charlie VCE               3  2  .600      39  31
   Arthur Len VYL                  4  3  .571      40  18
   Tyrwhitt Jack CW                2  3  .400      44  30
   Garrison Ted BCE                3  6  .333      54  43
   Traeger Les BCE                 2  4  .333      41  35
   McDonald Ivan BCE               1  2  .333      20  23
   Esplen Baden(Babe) CW-VYL       3  9  .250      92  56
   Source : Vancouver Daily World, July 27, 1923
   BCE=BC Electric, CW=Collingwood, VCE=Vancouver Elks, VYL=Young Liberals

VANCOUVER TERMINAL LEAGUE   

While Pat Worley of Spencer's turned heads with his superb swatting, it was Lorne Thompson of the Kilsilanos who captured the batting crown in Vancouver's Terminal League. Worley rang up an incredible .563 average and led the league in home runs, with 4, and 19 total bases but registered just 16 at bats and did not qualify for the title. Thompson finished with a .400 marki in 30 at bats to top Mitchell of Mount Pleasant, at .365, for the crown. Norm Goodall of Hanbury's and Eddie Brown of Spencer's tied for the most runs, each with 11 and Jenkins of the Kitsilanos had the most stolen bags, 9.


AVE : Thompson VCK - .400 
RUNS : Goodall VHB, Brown VCS - 11
TOTAL BASES : Worley VCS - 19
HR : Worley VCS - 4
SB : Jenkins VCK - 9
   VANCOUVER TERMINAL LEAGUE       GP  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Worley Pat VCS                   5  16   8   9   2   0   4   1      .563
   McIntyre  VCK                    1   2   1   1   0   0   0   0      .500
   Silver Neil VHB                  1   2   1   1   0   0   0   0      .500
   Thompson Lorne VCK *            10  30   8  12   3   0   0   3      .400
   Warne VCK                        5  13   4   5   1   0   2   2      .385
   Solloway Harley VHB              5  13   1   5   1   0   0   3      .385
   Mitchell VMP                    10  31   9  11   2   2   0   1      .355
   Jenkins VCK                      9  31   7  11   4   0   0   9      .355
   Williams Windy VHB              10  32   8  11   2   0   1   1      .344
   Morse Art VHB                    9  24   3   8   2   0   2   1      .333
   Mills Bobby VHB                 10  34   8  11   0   0   1   3      .324
   Wight VLC                       10  28   3   9   0   0   0   6      .321
   Cadenhead J. VMP                10  30   4   9   1   0   0   1      .300
   * Declared batting champion
Source : Vancouver Daily World, July 28, 1923 VAS=Asahis, VCK=Kitsilano, VCS=Spencer's, VHB=Hanbury's, VLC=Vancouver Lumber,VMP=Mount Pleasant