Western Canada Baseball 1907-1921

 

 

     
1907 CLASS D W L GB
Medicine Hat M- Hatters 58 32
.
Edmonton Capitals 50 35
.5.5
Lethbridge Miners 37 45
17.0
Calgary Bronchos 26 59
.29.5
1907 WCBL Game Reports  
1907 WCBL Photo Gallery  
1907 WCBL Snapshots 
1907 Medicine Hat   
       
1909 CLASS C      
Medicine Hat M-Hatters 67 33 .670
Winnipeg Maroons 66 38 .635
Calgary Cowboys 56 43 .566
Lethbridge Miners 49 45 .521
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 50 50 .500
Regina Bonepilers 41 54 .432
Brandon Angels 37 66 .359
Edmonton Eskimos 29 66 .305
1909 WCBL Game Reports 
1909 WCBL Photo Gallery  
1909 WCBL Snapshots 
1909 Medicine Hat Hatters 
1909 Lethbridge Miners 
1909 Regina Bone Pilers   
1909 Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 
1909 Brandon Angels 
       
1910 CLASS C      
1ST HALF      
Calgary Bronchos
37
16
.698
Edmonton Eskimos
32
20
.615
Medicine Hat M-Hatters
28
23
.549
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods
26
25
.510
Lethbridge Miners
23
30
.434
Brandon Angels
23
33
.411
Winnipeg Maroons
22
33
.400
Regina Bonepilers
20
31
.392
       
2nd HALF      
Edmonton Eskimos
29
12
.707
Calgary Bronchos
32
14
.696
Winnipeg Maroons
31
17
.646
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods
25
21
.543
Saskatoon Berrypickers
18
23
.439
Lethbridge Miners
18
23
.439
Brandon Angels
19
29
.396
Regina Bonepilers
7
40
.149
1910 Game Reports  
1910 Photo Gallery 
1910 Snapshots  
1910 Calgary Bronchos  
1910 Edmonton Eskimos  
1910 Brandon Angels  
1910 Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 
1910 Lethbridge Miners
       
1911 CLASS D      
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 84 28 .750
Calgary Bronchos 65 36 .644
Edmonton Eskimos 52 51 .505
Winnipeg Maroons 51 53 .490
Saskatoon Berrypickers 38 73 .342
Brandon Angels 26 75 .257
1911 Game Reports  
1911 Photo Gallery  
1911 Snapshots 
1911 Calgary Bronchos  
1911 Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 
1911 Saskatoon Berrypickers
       
1912 CLASS D      
1st HALF      
Red Deer Eskimos 31 22 .585
Bassano Boosters 29 21 .580
Calgary Bronchos 25 23 .521
Edmonton Gray Birds 15 34 .306
       
2nd HALF      
Calgary Bronchos 34 11 .756
Edmonton Gray Birds 25 26 .490
Bassano Boosters 16 25 .390
Red Deer Eskimos 17 30 .362
1912 Game Reports  
1912 Photo Gallery  
1912 Snapshots   
1912 Red Deer Eskimos 
1912 Edmonton Gray Birds
       
1913 CLASS D      
1st HALF      
Saskatoon Quakers 32 11 .744
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 28 19 .596
Calgary Bronchos 24 20 .545
Medicine Hat Mad Hatters 24 24 .500
Edmonton Gray Birds 13 26 .333
Regina Red Sox 13 34 .277
       
2nd HALF      
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 42 17 .712
Medicine Hat M-Hatters 36 23 .610
Saskatoon Quakers 31 27 .534
Edmonton Gray Birds 25 31 .446
Calgary Bronchos 27 36 .429
Regina Red Sox 16 43 .271
1913 Game Reports  
1913 Photo Gallery  
1913 Snapshots   
1913 Edmonton Gray Birds  
1913 Calgary Bronchos 
1913 Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  
1913 Regina Red Sox
       
1914 CLASS D      
Saskatoon Quakers 73 53 .579
Medicine Hat M-Hatters 72 60 .545
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 67 56 .545
Regina Red Sox 69 59 .539
Edmonton Eskimos 60 61 .496
Calgary Bronchos 38 90 .297
1914 Game Reports  
1914 Photo Gallery  
1914 Snapshots   
1914 Edmonton Eskimos 
1914 Medicine Hat Mad Hatters 
1914 Saskatoon Quakers 
       
1919 CLASS C
1st HALF
Winnipeg Maroons
33
15
.688
Saskatoon Quakers
34
17
.667
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods
19
31
.380
Regina Senators
15
38
.283
 
2nd HALF
Saskatoon Quakers
36
16
.692
Regina Senators
30
20
.600
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods
18
32
.360
Winnipeg Maroons
18
34
.346
 1919 Game Reports  
 1919 Photo Gallery
 1919 Snapshots  
       
1920 CLASS B      
1st HALF      
Regina Senators 37 12 .755
Calgary Bronchos 31 19 .620
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 27 25 .519
Winnipeg Maroons 23 26 .469
Saskatoon Quakers 17 35 .327
Edmonton Eskimos 16 34 .320
       
2nd HALF      
Calgary Bronchos 41 22 .651
Regina Senators 36 25 .590
Winnipeg Maroons 30 31 .492
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 29 32 .475
Saskatoon Quakers 27 37 .422
Edmonton Eskimos 23 39 .371
1920 Game Reports 
1920 Photo Gallery 
1920 Snapshots 
1920 Edmonton Eskimos 
1920 Moose Jaw Robin Hoods 
1920 Calgary Bronchos
       
1921 WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE / CLASS B
1st HALF
Calgary Bronchos
37
17
.685
Winnipeg Maroons
35
20
.636
Saskatoon Quakers
28
26
.519
Regina Senators
24
28
.462
Edmonton Eskimos
23
29
.442
Moose Jaw Millers
13
40
.245
* Calgary Herald, July 2, 1921
 
2nd HALF
Winnipeg Maroons
37
22
.627
Calgary Bronchos
32
22
.593
Saskatoon Quakers
30
31
.492
Edmonton Eskimos
28
32
.467
Regina Senators#
13
17
.433
Moose Jaw Millers#
09
25
.265
1921 Game Reports   
1921 Photo Gallery  
1921 Snapshots  
1921 Edmonton Eskimos 
1921 Calgary Bronchos 
1921 Moose Jaw Millers 
1921 Winnipeg Maroons
       
       
       

 

Ten years of early pro baseball in the West

 

1907 Managers
Calgary Bronchos       Bill Merritt, Alf Fidler
Edmonton Capitals      Deacon White
Lethbridge Miners      Arthur O'Dea, John Morrison
Medicine Hat Hatters   William Hamilton(Hulen)

Games : Four tied at, 93
Average : Ralph Works, Medicine Hat, .341 *
Runs : William Hamilton(Hulen) Medine Hat, 72
Hits : Arthur O'Dea, Lethbride, 95
RBI :
2B : O'Dea, Lethbridge & James O'Donnell CGY-MH, 18
3B :
E. Chandler, Calgary, 16
Home Runs : F.P. Nunzie & Ed Kippert, Lethbridge, 3
Stolen Bases : Kippert Lethbridge 39

* The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball
awards the batting title to Arhtur O'Dea, .339

Games : Ralph Works Medicine Hat, 40
ERA :
Wins :  Works Medicine Hat, 26
Losses : Fred Barnstead, Calgary, 17
Pct : Works, Medicine Hat, .703, 26-11
Innings :
SO : Works, Medicine Hat, 217
BB : Works Medicine Hat, 129

1909 Managers
Brandon Angels         Charles Traeger
Calgary Cowboys        Ch
arlie Crist
Edmonton Eskimos       Dennis McGuire
Lethbridge Miners      Jack Corrigan
Medicine Hat Hatters   William Hamilton(Hulen)
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  M.O. "Kid" Taylor
Regina Bonepilers      Charles Blackburnm Frank Gardner
Winnipeg Maroons       Frank Lohr, J. Shuster

Games : "Dutch" Zwicker, Calgary-Medicine Hat & Cecil Thompson, Brandon, 110
Average : Lester "Tug" Wilson, Medicine Hat, .365
Runs : Si Bennett, Medicine Hat, 87
Hits : Eugene "Chesty" Cox, Lethbridge-Calgaary, 129
RBI :
2B : Si Bennett, Medicine Hat, 24
3B : Wally Smith, Calgary, 17
Home Runs : Smith Calgary & Luke Collins Regina, 5
Stolen Bases : Harold O'Hayer, Moose Jaw, 53

Games : "Tacks" McNeill Edmonton-Lethbridge & Paddy Welsh Medicine Hat-Moose Jaw, 35
ERA :
Wins : Welsh, Medicine Hat-Moose Jaw, 23
Loses : Louis Sterling, Edmonton, 16
Pct : John Collins Winnipeg, 14-2, .875
Innings : Welsh Medicine Hat-Moose Jaw, 275
SO : Welsh, Medicine Hat-Moose Jaw, 150
BB : Nelson, Lethbridge-Medicine Hat & Cyrus Pieh, Lethbridge, 88

1910 Managers
Brandon Angels         Charles Traeger
Calgary Bronchos       William Carney
Edmonton Eskimos       Deacon White
Lethbridge Miners      Eugene "Chesty" Cox
Medicine Hat Hatters   William Hamilton(Hulen)
& Saskatoon
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  M.O. Taylor, Bill Davis
Regina Bonepilers      Louis "Roxy" Walters, Thomas Letcher
Winnipeg Maroons       Frank Lohr, Clarence "Pants" Rowland

* Saskatoon a mid-season replacement for Medicine Hat

Games :  Jack Clynes, Calgary & John Cooper, Brandon, 99
Average : Pete "Hap" Morse, Edmonton, .340
Runs : Wally Smith, Calgary, 81

Hits : Jack Clynes, Calgary 125
RBI :
2B : Elbert Isbell, Winnipeg, 14
3B: Wally Smith, Calgary, 10
Home Runs : Smith Calgary 10
Stolen Bases : Morse, Edmonton, 75

Games : Ed Geehan, Calgary & Cyrus Peih, Lethbridge, 35
ERA :
Wins : Ferdy/Del Manning, Calgary, 26
Losses : Paul Grimes, Regina/Lethbridge, 17
Pct : Phil Deller, Edmonton, .856, 22-6
Innings : Ed Geehan, Calgary, 260
SO : Phil Lezie, Lethbridge, 191
BB : William "Wheezer"
Dell, Edmonton, 119

1911 Managers
Brandon Angels         Charles Traeger, Joe Custer, Clint Ford
Calgary Bronchos       Matt Stanley
Edmonton Eskimos       Deacon White, Johnny Mackin
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  William Hurley
Saskatoon Berrypickers Frank Miley, James Allen
Winnipeg Maroons
      Ralph Bell

* Brandon & Winnipeg dropped out August 21st

Games :  Walsh & James Allen, Saskatoon, 114
Average : William "Obie" O'Brien, Calgary, .392 *
Runs : Jake Fournier, Moose Jaw, 106
Hits : Fournier, Moose Jaw, 149
RBI :
2B : Fournier, Moose Jaw, 28
3B : Fournier, Moose Jaw, 19
Home Runs : Joseph Collins, Moose Jaw, 10
Stolen Bases : "Bugs" Schaefer, Brandon/Saskatoon, 39

* The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball
awards the batting title to Jack Fournier, .377

Games : Alfred Narveson & Joseph Collins, Moose Jaw, 38
ERA :
Wins : Narveson, Moose Jaw 25
Losses : Sheridan, Saskatoon, 19
Pct : Narveson, Moose Jaw, .757, 25-8
Innings : Pete Standridge, Calgary, 269
SO : Ferdy/Del Manning, Calgary, 179
BB : Cyrus Pieh, Edmonton, 129

1912 Managers
Bassano Boosters       Eugene "Chesty" Cox
Calgary Bronchos       Julius Streib
Edmonton Gray Birds    Johnny Mackin
Red Deer Eskimos       Jerry Hurley

* Calgary won a best-of-seven playof final

Games : Roy Dudley, Edmonton, 113
Average : Archie Persons, Bassano, .378 *
Runs :
Bill Daniels, Red Deer, 99
Hits : Daniels, Red Deer, Harry Raymond, Bassano & Roy Dudley, Edmonton, 118
RBI :

2B : James Flanagan, Calgary, 24
3B:
Flanagan, Calgary & Clementson, Red Deer & Dudley, ED, 11
Home Runs : Jim Flanagan, Calgary, 5
Stolen Bases : Ray Whisman, Edmonton, 61

* The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball awards
the batting title to Chesty Cox, Bassano, .348

Games : Ferdy/Del Manning, Red Deer, 39
ERA :
Wins : Pete Standridge, Calgary & Manning, Red Deer, 21
Losses : Henry Hinrichs, Edmonton, 18
Pct : Bill Barenkamp, Calgary, .800, 12-3
Innings : Manning, Red Deer, 279
SO : Manning, Red Deer, 144
BB : Gelvin, Calgary/Bassano, 120

1913 Managers
Calgary Bronchos       Julius Streib
Edmonton Gray Birds    Ray Whisman
Medicine Hat M-Hatters Bert Dunn
Regina Red Sox         William Hulen(Hamilton)
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  James Brown, Fred Weed
Saskatoon Quakers     
Bill Hurley

* A controversial final series ended with the league declaring Moose Jaw and Saskatoon as co-champions.

Games : Bun Giddings, Medicine Hat, 114
Average : Roy Mills, Saskatoon, .362
Runs : Fred Weed, Moose Jaw, 90
Hits : Weed, Moose Jaw, 146
RBI :
2B : Weed, Moose Jaw, 25
3B:
Ken Williams, Regina, 13
Home Runs : Brad Hollis, Calgary, 13

Stolen Bases :
Stadelle, Moose Jaw, 47

Games : Walter Frink, Calgary, 37
ERA :
Wins : Frink, Calgary, 21
Losses : D. Rankin, Regina, 18
Pct : James Concannon, Moose Jaw, .813, 13-3
Innings :
SO
: Robert Steele, Moose Jaw, 190
BB : Steele, Moose Jaw, 127

1914 Managers
Calgary Bronchos       Wm. "Brick" Devereaux, Julius Streib
Edmonton Eskimos       Lou Nordyke, Deacon White
Medicine Hat M-Hatters Bert Dunn
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  Fred Weed
Regina Red Sox         Charles Stis
Saskatoon Quakers      Bill Hurley

Games : Les "Tug" Wilson, SK & Frank Herriott, Regina, 131
Average : Elwyn Barth, Medicine Hat, .367 *
Runs : Bill Daniels, Medicine Hat, 91
Hits : Wilson, Saskatoon, 157
RBI :
2B : Barth, Medicine Hat, 29
3B : Jack Smith, Regina, 19
Home Runs : Ken Williams, Edmonton, 12
Stolen Bases :
Daniels, Medicine Hat, 36

* The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball awards
the batting title to Harry Morse, Regina, .343

Games : Jess Buckles, Medicine Hat, 44
ERA :
Wins : Buckles, Medicine Hat, 25
Losses : Russell Northrup, SK & Bert Loomis, Calgary, 18
Pct : Sammy Beer, Saskatoon, .767, 23-7
Innings : Buckles, Medicine Hat, 331
SO : Buckles, Medicine Hat, 196

BB :
Lyle Cage, Calgary, 133

1919 Managers
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  Bill Hurley
Regina Senators        Bill Speas
Saskatoon Quakers      George Braudigan
Winnipeg Maroons       John Sheehan

* Saskatoon defeated Winnipeg in a best--of-nine final playoff

Games :  Clarence Tiffany, Saskatoon, 106
Average : Arthur Henning, Winnipeg, .315
Runs : Bernie Neis, Saskatoon, 86
Hits : Henning, Winnipeg, 132
RBI :
2B :
3B :
Home Runs :
Stolen Bases : Neis, Saskatoon, 56

Games : Chester Murphy, Moose Jaw/Winnipeg, 33
ERA :
Wins : Spencer Heath, Winnipeg, 18
Losses : Murphy, Moose Jaw/Winnipeg, 17
Pct : Ed "Chief" Williams, Saskatoon, .800, 8-2
Innings :
SO : Murphy, Moose Jaw/Winnipeg, 122
BB :


1920 Managers
Calgary Br
onchos       Joe Devine
Edmonton Eskimos       Pete Standridge
Moose Jaw Robin Hoods  R.L. "Nick" Williams
Regina Senators        Bill Speas
Saskatoon Quakers      Joe Kernan, Sammy Beer
Winnipeg Maroons       Jack Sheehan

* Calgary downed Regina in a best-of-nine playoff

Games : Meisner, Saskatoon, 119
Average : Nelson "Chicken" Hawks, Calgary, .359
Runs : Harvey Christensen, Calgary, 104
Hits : Hawks, Calgary, 161
RBI : Ernest "Tex" Vache, Regina, 80
2B :
3B :
Home Runs :
Stolen Bases : Hawks, Calgary, 40

Games :  Charles Swaney/Sweeney, Calgary, & George Valentine, Edmonton, 35
ERA : Evan "Rube" Evans, Regina, 1.42
Wins : Swaney/Sweeney, Calgary, 19
Losses : Charles "Doc" Watson, Saskatoon, 17
Pct : Albert Zweifel, Regina, .824, 14-3
Innings :
SO : Swaney/Sweeney, Calgary, 159
BB :
Evan "Rube" Evans, Regina, 1.42

1921 Managers
Calgary Bronchos       Joe Devine
Edmonton Eskimos       Gus Gleichman
Moose Jaw Millers      R.L. "Nick" Williams, Elmer Leifer
Regina Senators        Bill Speas
Saskatoon Quakers      John Hummel
Winnipeg Maroons       George Braudigan

* Regina & Moose Jaw dropped out, August 10
* Calgary beat Winnipeg in a best-of-nine playoff final.

Games : Al White & Earl Scanlon, Saskatoon, 117
Average : Bill Speas, Regina, .350, Frank Jude, Saskatoon, .335, Floyd "Babe" Herman, Edmonton, .330 *
Runs : Phil Apperson, Edmonton, 111
Hits : Floyd "Babe" Herman, Edmonton, 135
RBI :
2B : Carl Manda, Calgary, 30
3B : Herman, Edmonton, 18
Home Runs : Heinie Manush, Edmonton, 9
Stolen Bases : Bill Griffith, Calgary, 46

* The Sporting News and The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball named Jude as the batting champion. The Manitoba Free Press and the Winnipeg Evening Tribune named Speas as the leading batter, and Spalding's Official Baseball Guide, the Regina Morning Leader, the Calgary Morning Albertan and the Edmonton Bulletin tabbed Herman.

Games : Sammy Beer, Saskatoon, 38
ERA :
Wins : Tony Kaufmann, Winnipeg, 22
Losses : Beer, Saskatoon, 16
Pct : Karl Schnell, Calgary, .778, 21-6
Innings :
SO :
BB :

WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE RECORDS
Games : 131, Les "Tug" Wilson, Saskatoon & Tom Herriott, Regina, 1914
Average : .392,William "Obie" O'Brien, Calgary, 1911
Runs : 111, Phil Apperson, Edmonton, 1921
Hits : 161, Nelson "Chicken" Hawks, Calgary, 1920
RBI : 80, Ernest Vache, Regina, 1920
Doubles : 30, Floyd "Babe" Herman, Edmonton, 1921
Triples : 19, Jack Smith, Regina, 1914 & Jack Fournier, Moose Jaw, 1911
Home Runs : 13, Brad Hollis, Calgary, 1913
Stolen Bases :
75, Pete "Hap" Morse, Edmonton, 1910

Games : 44, Jesse Buckles, Medicine Hat, 1914
ERA : 1.55, Albert Zweifel, Regina 1920
Wins : 26, Ferdy/Del Manning, Calgary, 1910 & Ralph Works, Medicine Hat, 1907
Losses : 19, Sheridan, Saskatoon, 1911
Pct : .875, 14-2,John Collins Winnipeg, 14-2, 1909
Innings : 331, Jesse Buckles, Medicine Hat, 1914
SO : 217, Ralph Works, Medicine Hat, 1907
BB : 129, Ralph Works, Medicine Hat, 1907 & Cyrus Pieh, Edmonton, 1911