1937 Statistics 

VANCOUVER SENIOR LEAGUE

Pat Thomas, the third sacker for the Athletics, captured the batting championship in the Vancouver Senior League in spite of a mid-season attack of appendicitis.  Thomas, who did not return after a hospital stay two months ago, finished the season with a .382 average, 15 points better than runner-up George Smith of Arnold & Quigley. McGinnis of Arnold & Quigley was third with a .343 mark and Ross Edy of United Distillers took fourth place, hitting .340 a few points ahead of teammate Billy Adshead. Frank Plouf of the Athletics led in runs scored, with 45. Don Stewart of the Distillers clouted eight homers to lead the circuit and Edy topped the bases thieves with 13. Eddie Holden of the Clothiers was tops in total bases with 88.

AVE : Thomas VAC - .382 
RUNS : Plouf VAC - 45
HITS : Three with - 61
TOTAL BASES : Holden VAQ - 88*
2B : Adshead VUD, Moore VAQ - 11
3B : Smith VAQ - 5
HR : Stewart VUD - 8
SB : Edy VUD - 13

   Vancouver Senior League         GP  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Thomas Pat VAC                     131  20  50   6   2   2   3      .382
   Smith George VAQ                   166  34  61   4   5   4   4      .367   *
   McGinnis VAQ                       140  26  48   6   4   0   7      .343
   Edy Ross VUD                       159  43  54   6   3   2  13      .340
   Adshead Billy VUD                  183  27  61  11   3   1   2      .333
   Sayles Bill VAQ                     78  10  26   3   0   4   0      .333
   Holden Eddie VAQ                   174  33  56   9   4   5   4      .322
   Moore Don VAQ                      190  37  61  11   1   1  10      .321
   Quinn Wimpy VAC                     44   8  14   1   1   1   1      .318
   Miron Charlie VAC                   96  18  30   3   0   6   7      .313
   Plouf Frank VAC                    188  45  58   9   2   5   4      .309
   Watters Jimmy VAQ                  180  41  55   9   1   3   7      .306
   Kennedy Tommy VAC                  144  21  44   5   1   3   1      .306
   Henderson Sandy VAQ                119  22  36   4   0   4   1      .303
   Thirsk Bruce VUD                   162  29  49   9   1   2   3      .302
   Koch Bill VAC                       31   4   9   2   0   0   0      .290
   Henry Ed VUD                       180  34  52   6   2   2   8      .289
   Wallace  VAQ                        45   4  13   0   0   0   1      .289
   Hall Coley VAC                     131  19  37   5   2   3   0      .282
   Telosky Andy VAQ                   157  17  44   6   4   3   2      .280
   Cousins Alymer VAQ                  18   1   5   0   0   0   1      .278
   Sherman Jackie VUD                 138  16  38   5   1   1   2      .275
   Fagundas Mel VUD                   141  20  38   7   0   0   4      .270
   Stong Ralph VAC                    168  30  45   5   0   6   3      .268
   O'Banion Hal VAC                   172  25  46   2   1   1   1      .267
   Lewis Earl VAC                      83  15  22   6   0   1   0      .265
   Straight Hal VAC                    54  10  14   0   0   1   0      .259
   Keith Johnny VUD                   149  25  38   5   3   1   5      .255
   Morrison Jimmy VAQ                 146  23  37   3   1   1   6      .253
   Marionetti Harry VUD               119  19  30   2   3   4   3      .252
   Stewart Don VUD                    193  46  48   9   3   8   0      .249
   Hall Frank VAC                     178  20  43   4   0   3   1      .242
   Transolini Norm VAQ                 93  15  20   8   0   0   0      .215
   McCarthy  VAC                       40   5   8   3   0   0   1      .200
   Lewis Bryan VAQ                     15   1   3   0   0   1   0      .200
   Mann Bert VAC                       64   7  12   0   0   1   0      .188
   Kershaw Ernie VUD                   33   3   6   1   0   0   0      .182
   Musgrave Tommy VUD                  37   6   6   2   0   0   0      .162
   McDonald Hec VAC                    90   4  14   3   1   0   2      .156
   Jowett Reg VUD                      34   3   5   0   0   1   1      .147
   Richardson VUD                      35   3   5   0   0   0   0      .143
   Yehle Fred VAQ                      31   3   3   1   0   0   0      .097
   Pezzola Harvey VAC                  33   1   2   0   0   0   0      .061
   * With numbers shown Smith's Total Bases should be 87 not 94, thus one back of Holden.
   VAC=Athletics, VAQ=Arnold & Quigley, VUD=United Distillers
   Source ; Vancouver Sun, September 3