1927 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record59–94 (.386)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Phil Ball
Manager(s)Dan Howley
Local radioKMOX
(Garnett Marks)
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The 1927 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 59 wins and 94 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 110 44 0.714 57–19 53–25
Philadelphia Athletics 91 63 0.591 19 50–27 41–36
Washington Senators 85 69 0.552 25 51–28 34–41
Detroit Tigers 82 71 0.536 27½ 44–32 38–39
Chicago White Sox 70 83 0.458 39½ 38–37 32–46
Cleveland Indians 66 87 0.431 43½ 35–42 31–45
St. Louis Browns 59 94 0.386 50½ 38–38 21–56
Boston Red Sox 51 103 0.331 59 29–49 22–54

Record vs. opponents

1927 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–11 15–7 5–17 4–18 6–16 6–16 4–18
Chicago 11–11 8–14 13–8 5–17 8–14 15–7 10–12
Cleveland 7–15 14–8 7–15 10–12 10–12 10–11 8–14
Detroit 17–5 8–13 15–7 8–14 9–13 14–8–1 11–11–2
New York 18–4 17–5 12–10 14–8 14–8–1 21–1 14–8
Philadelphia 16–6 14–8 12–10 13–9 8–14–1 16–6 12–10
St. Louis 16–6 7–15 11–10 8–14–1 1–21 6–16 10–12–1
Washington 18–4 12–10 14–8 11–11–2 8–14 10–12 12–10–1


Roster

1927 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Wally Schang 97 264 84 .318 5 42
1B George Sisler 149 614 201 .327 5 97
2B Ski Melillo 107 356 80 .225 0 26
SS Wally Gerber 142 438 98 .224 0 45
3B Frank O'Rourke 140 538 144 .268 1 39
OF Harry Rice 137 520 149 .287 7 68
OF Bing Miller 143 492 160 .325 5 75
OF Ken Williams 131 423 136 .322 17 74

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Spencer Adams 88 259 69 .266 0 29
Herschel Bennett 93 256 68 .266 3 30
Steve O'Neill 74 191 44 .230 1 22
Fred Schulte 60 189 60 .317 3 34
Leo Dixon 36 103 20 .194 0 12
Otto Miller 51 76 17 .224 0 8
Red Kress 7 23 7 .304 1 3
Guy Sturdy 5 21 9 .429 0 5

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Milt Gaston 37 254 13 17 5.00 77
Sad Sam Jones 30 189.2 8 14 4.32 72
Lefty Stewart 27 155.2 8 11 4.28 43
Tom Zachary 13 78.1 4 6 4.37 13
George Blaeholder 1 9 0 1 5.00 2

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Elam Vangilder 44 203 10 12 4.79 62
Ernie Wingard 38 156.1 2 13 6.56 28
Ernie Nevers 27 94.2 3 8 4.94 22
Win Ballou 21 90.1 5 6 4.78 17
General Crowder 21 73.2 3 5 5.01 30
Jim Wright 2 12 1 0 4.50 4
Boom-Boom Beck 3 11.1 1 0 5.56 6
Stew Bolen 3 9.2 0 1 8.38 7

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Chet Falk 9 1 0 0 5.74 2

Notes

References