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1945 St. Louis BrownsSeason Roster
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Chet Laabs played for the 1945 St. Louis Browns
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
Record81-70 (3rd)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkSportsman's Park
ManagerLuke SewellGeneral Manager
CoachesFred Hoffmann (Assistant Coach), Zack Taylor (Assistant Coach), Jack Tobin (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance482,986 (Rank: 12th)
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1945 Statistics -- 1945 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1945 St. Louis Browns.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1945 baseball season.

1945 St. Louis Browns Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
36Pete AppletonP5-11 180 R-R 1904-05-20 41Terryville,Connecticut MLB1927-19451927-1945   Michigan    
11Milt ByrnesOF5-10 170 L-L 1916-11-15 28St. Louis,Missouri MLB1943-19451943-1945      
16George CasterP6-1 180 R-R 1907-08-04 37Colton,California MLB1934-19461934-1946      
6Mark Christman3B5-11 180 R-R 1913-10-21 31Maplewood,Missouri MLB1938-19491938-1949      
2Ellis Clary3B5-8 160 R-R 1916-09-11 28Valdosta,Georgia MLB1942-19451942-1945Valdosta (Valdosta,GA)    
10Cliff FanninP6-0 170 L-R 1924-05-13 21Louisa,Kentucky MLB1945-19521945-1952      
23Lou FinneyOF-1B6-0 180 L-R 1910-08-13 34Buffalo,New York MLB1931-19471931-1947Five Points (Five Points,AL)    
1,14Pete GrayOF6-1 189 L-L 1915-03-06 30Nanticoke,Pennsylvania MLB1945-19451945-1945      
4Don Gutteridge2B5-10 165 R-R 1912-06-19 33Pittsburg,Kansas MLB1936-19481936-1948   Pittsburg St    
9Red HayworthC6-1 200 R-R 1915-05-14 30High Point,North Carolina MLB1944-19451944-1945Oak Ridge Military Academy (Oak Ridge,NC)    
25Al HollingsworthP6-0 174 L-L 1908-02-25 37St. Louis,Missouri MLB1935-19461935-1946      
22Sig JakuckiP6-2 198 R-R 1909-08-20 35Camden,New Jersey MLB1936-19451936-1945      
17,35Earl JonesP5-10 190 L-L 1919-06-11 26Fresno,California MLB1945-19451945-1945Roosevelt (Fresno,CA)    
19Jack KramerP6-2 190 R-R 1918-01-05 27New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1939-19511939-1951Peters (New Orleans,LA)    
12Mike KreevichOF5-7 168 R-R 1908-06-10 37Mount Olive,Illinois MLB1931-19451931-1945      
28Chet LaabsOF5-8 175 R-R 1912-04-30 33Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1937-19471937-1947      
27,31Al LaMacchiaP 190 R-R 1921-07-22 23St. Louis,Missouri MLB1943-19461943-1946      
8Frank MancusoC6-0 195 R-R 1918-05-23 27Houston,Texas MLB1944-19471944-1947Milby (Houston,TX)    
-Babe MartinOF5-11 194 R-R 1920-03-28 25Seattle,Washington MLB1944-19531944-1953      
3George McQuinn1B5-11 165 L-L 1910-05-29 35Arlington,Virginia MLB1936-19481936-1948Washington and Lee (Arlington,VA)    
36Ox MillerP6-1 190 R-R 1915-05-04 30Gause,Texas MLB1943-19471943-1947George West (George West,TX)    
15Gene MooreOF5-11 175 L-L 1909-08-26 35Lancaster,Texas MLB1931-19451931-1945Waxahachie (Waxahachie,TX)    
29Bob MuncriefP6-2 190 R-R 1916-01-28 29Madill,Oklahoma MLB1937-19511937-1951Byng (Ada,OK)    
24Nels PotterP5-11 180 L-R 1911-08-23 33Mount Morris,Illinois MLB1936-19491936-1949   Manchester Col    
23Dee SandersP6-3 195 R-R 1921-04-08 24Quitman,Texas MLB1945-19451945-1945Indianola (Indianola,OK)Oklahoma    
1Len Schulte3B-2B5-10 160 R-R 1916-12-05 28St. Charles,Missouri MLB1944-19461944-1946   Iowa    
7Joe SchultzC5-11 184 L-R 1918-08-29 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1939-19481939-1948      
21Tex ShirleyP6-1 175 B-R 1918-04-25 27Birthright,Texas MLB1941-19461941-1946      
5Vern StephensSS5-10 185 R-R 1920-10-23 24McAlister,New Mexico MLB1941-19551941-1955Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)    
20Lefty WestP6-0 165 R-L 1915-09-03 29Gibsonville,North Carolina MLB1944-19451944-1945      
26Sam ZoldakP5-11 185 L-L 1918-12-08 26Brooklyn,New York MLB1944-19521944-1952   Fordham U.    
31 Players