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1925

Name Pos.
J. T. Barta P
O. F. Burnett Jr. 2B-3B
P. H. Derr OF
C. V. Ericson C
L. A. Foulk 2B-3B
F. B. Goedeke C
H. W. Hinze P
G. O. Hoffman C
E. R. Jestes SS
J. J. Jordan 2B
F. W. Kinderman P-OF
C. F. Major CF
Ralph Margolis RF
E. L. Olson P-OF
E. W. O'Shaugnessey P
A. E. Paxton LF
T. C. Ponting CF
L. J. Simonich 1B
F. S. Stahl OF
J. C. Worth 3B
P. E. Woodson 1B-OF
 
Coach: Carl L. Lundgren
Manager: A.W. Jaudes

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1926

Name Pos.
Joe Barta P
T. S. Barrett P
C. Bissell 1B
Dahlquist P
K. J. Deimling P
L. P. Flanagan C
R. G. Finn SS
L. A. Foulk UTIL
N. J. Gundlach UTIL
G. O. Hoffman 1B
J. J. Jordan 2B
F. W. Kinderman P-OF
J. Kusinski C
J. S. Ludlam P
C. F. Major CF
Ralph Margolis RF
McKeague 2B
A. Nemkoff 2B
L. J. O'Grady 1B
J. A. O'Keefe LF
N. H. Radford RF
Richmann C
F. S. Stahl OF
J. R. Stewart P
I. J. Sweeney OF
J. C. Worth 3B
 
Coach: Carl L. Lundgren
Manager: John Corley

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1927

Name Pos.
D. H. Andrews P
J. G. Carson P
L. Dalbeck LF
P. H. Derr
T. J. Desmond P
E. F. Dorn CF
R. G. Finn SS
M. C. Ginnie
R. C. Greene 2B
P. A. Gribble RF
N. H. Gundlach 1B
H. W. Hinze P
G. O. Hoffman RF
J. F. Kuhlemeyer
J. F. Kusinski C
F. D. McKeague 2B
R. E. McMurtrie P
Everette Olson
G. R. Olson
E. A. Paul 3B
N. H. Radford C
T. G. Reynolds
J. E. Shaw SS
I. D. Snyder C
J. R. Stewart P
I. J. Sweeney CF
H. R. Varney
B. H. Wernsing
 
Coach: Carl L. Lundgren
Manager: Paul Doolen

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1928

Name Pos.
A. F. Aldous P
D. H. Andrews P
L. K. Bower P
Don Brown LF
F. G. Cann C
Cozzens 1B
W. F. Daib OF
E. F. Dorn CF
V. W. Drenckpohl P
F. W. Engvall UTIL
R. G. Finn SS
M. C. Ginnie LF
H. A. Glade LF
H. J. Goss P
R. C. Greene 2B
N. J. Gundlach 1B
R. B. Harrington P
H. E. Johnson 2B
Jolley RF
H. G. Lind LF
J. Lymperopoulos 3B
J. L. Major 3B
R. J. Marshall C
L. A. Meyer P
H. Mueller P
J. O'Grady RF
Tom Rickman UTIL
E. J. Shaw 2B
I. D. Snyder C
J. R. Stewart P
I. J. Sweeney OF
H. B. Walker RF
Weaver RF
M. L. Williams C
 
Coach: Carl L. Lundgren
Reserve Team Coach: P.J. Stewart
Manager: Curtis A. Collins

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1929

Name Pos.
D. H. Andrews P
L. K. Bower P
W. E. Brinn C
D. Brown 2B
T. T. Carr P-LF
H. E. Derment 2B
T. J. Desond P
M. E. Dillman 3B
E. F. Dorn CF
P. W. Engvall 1B
R. M. Fissinger P
M. C. Ginnie 1B
J. F. Kuhlemeyer RF
J. Kusinski C
H. G. Lind CF
J. L. Lymperopoulos 3B
J. L. Major OF
R. B. Martin 2B
I. H. Meyer P
J. V. Mueller P
J. H. O'Grady 1B
M. N. Pike LF
T. Rickman OF
H. C. Rosefeldt 3B
F. V. Rosenthal SS
A. L. Seidel 3B
J. E. Shaw 3B
I. D. Snyder C
H. B. Walker RF
M. L. Williams 1B
T. C. Witte CF
T. T. Wiley RF
J. S. Yule SS
 
Coach: Carl L. Lundgren
Manager: H.A. Boling

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1930

Name Pos.
J. Bartulis P
F. B. Bisbee SS
*W. E. Brinn C
D. Brown 2B
C. E. Conley CF
M. E. Dillman LF
G. L. Duwe 1B
**P. W. Engvall C
H. L. Flagg OF
J. D. Friend P
W. G. Fuzak LF-RF
E. F. Gbur 2B
E. M. Hazzard P
H. L. Krueger P
M. C. Labahn P
R. L. Larson OF
J. L. Lymperopoulos 3B
L. A. Magierski OF
R. J. Marshall C
G. A. Mills P-RF
R. E. Nusspickel C
A. L. Seidel 3B
F. W. Steurnagel RF
H. C. Troch C
E. E. Tryban SS
E. C. Wahl 2B
J. F. Wiese P
T. T. Wiley OF
M. L. Williams 1B
T. C. Witte CF
 
* Found ineligible due to misrepresentation of University attendance.
** Found ineligible due to having sufficient credits to graduate.
 
Head Coach: C.L. Lundgren
Manager: W.R. Hildeman

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1931

Name Pos.
J. Bartulis P
F. Bisbee SS
W. E. Bruin C
P. Chervinko C
G. C. Depkin 3B
G. S. Fencl LF-CF
H. L. Flagg LF-RF
W. G. Fuzak LF-RF
E. F. Gbur 2B
C. B. Goldstein 2B
E. E. Hazzard P
J. H. Katt C
D. S. Kerpan P
C. D. Mack P
G. Mills P-RF
R. E. Nusspickel C
N. N. Pike LF-CF
H. Rosenfeldt 1B
F. V. Rosenthal SS
F. W. Steurnagel RF
D. N. Smith P
A. E. Swanson 1B
W. Theabald RF
E. E. Tryban SS
E. C. Wahl 3B
J. F. Wiese P
T. C. Witte CF
F. E. Wrabke P
 
Head Coach: C.L. Lundgren
Manager: L.A. Peterson

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1932

Name Pos.
C. C. Carlson P
T. T. Carr P
P. Chervinko C
C. G. Depken 3B-RF
G. S. Fencl LF-CF
H. S. Flagg LF-CF
F. F. Frink LF
E. Gbur 2B
A. Masek P
G. A. Mills P-2B
C. E. Moyer CF-RF
E. E. Mundt P
R. E. Nusspickel C
M. N. Pike CF
I. D. Schustek 1B
D. N. Smith P
F. W. Steuetnagel RF
A. E. Swanson 1B
W. G. Theobald 2B
J. Toncoff C
H. C. Troch C
E. E. Tryban SS
E. C. Wahl 3B
F. W. Wrabke P
J. S. Yule SS
 
Head Coach: C.L. Lundgren
Manager: L.D. Pring

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1933

Name Pos.
Fred B. Bisbel SS
C. C. Carlson P
Paul Chervinko C
G. C. Depken 3B
F. F. Frink 1B
C. B. Goldstein 2B
J. Hoeft P
M. Hotchkin RF
R. Hotchkin CF
F. W. Kasch SS
A. J. Kowalski C
B. C. Lewis 3B
E. N. Luich CF-LF
J. H. Lutz LF
C. P. McCabe LF
C. E. Moyer LF-CF
I. D. Schustek 1B
S. Siemantowski SS
D. N. Smith P
K. Tewel P
Wm. G. Theobald CF-2B
J. Troncoff C-RF
F. E. Wrobke P
D. C. Yeaton CF
J.S. Yule SS-2B-1B
 
Head Coach: C.L. Lundgren
Manager: W.E. Busker

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1934

Name
D. R. Anderson OF
H. M. Berg P
C. C. Carlson P
A. Masek P
J.E. Duffner 1B
R. Hotchkin OF
A. J. Kowalski C
C. D. Mack U
R. M. Pershell P
I. D. Schustek 1B
S. Siemantkowski INF
A. W. Strzepeck P
C. G. Swinkle SS
E. W. Weber 2B
F. W. Kasch INF
B. Lewis 3B
F. Frink LF
C. E. Moyer CF
F. R. Nikelwicz RF
J. Toncoff C
H. Weiderhold C
F. C. Yeaton RF
 
Head Coach: C.L. Lundgren
Manager: Wayne Folger

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1935

Name Pos.
Howard M. Berg P
Irving Cherry P
Harry A. Combes
John T. Duffner 1B
Murray Franklin LF
Wilbur L. Henry RF
Victor H. Hinze
Robert Hotchkin OF
Harold F. Humbracht
Fred W. Kasch
August J. Kowalski C
Ben C. Lewis 3B
John J. McDonald
Carlisle E. Moyer C
Carlton A. Palmer
Charles Parker
Russell M. Pershell P
Freddie A. Reinhart LF
Frank H. Russell C
Harold A. Swanson P
Charles G. Swinkle SS
Edward W. Weber 2B
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Robert B. Borchers

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1936

Name Pos.
D. Anderson
Howard M. Berg P
John H. Callahan RF
Irving Cherry
Edward J. Dancisak CF
Anthony Daukus C
John T. Duffner 1B
Murray Franklin 2B
Robert E. Haefler LF
Wilbur L. Henry RF
Victor H. Hinze RF
Yale H. Lewis
John J. McDonald RF
Castanzo Melino SS
Frank T. Niklewicz C
Maurice L. Quinn
Freddie A. Reinhart LF
Frank H. Russell
Leo Sainati
John Strell
Harold A. Swanson P
Charles G. Swinkle SS
Edward W. Weber 2B
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Robert S. Rummler

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1937

Name Pos.
John R. Berner
Louis Boudreau 3B
John H. Callahan 1B
Ernest S. Cavallo
Frank C. Conley
Carter L. Cooley
Murray Franklin 2B
Robert E. Haefler RF
Wilbur L. Henry CF
Victor H. Hinze RF
Thomas McConnell C
John J. McDonald RF
Frank T. Nikelwicz 1B
Raymond W. Poat P
Maurice L. Quinn
Freddie A. Reinhart LF
Frank H. Russell
Leo Salnati
Meyers Schuckman P
August C. Sisco SS
Howard W. Steubner
Harold A. Swanson P
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: John J. Roche

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1938

Name Pos.
John R. Berner RF
Thomas P. Bouzeous
John H. Callahan 1B
Ernest S. Cavallo 2B
Donald W. Christiansen LF
Frank C. Conley 1B
Wayne H. Crawford
Russell Doyle C
Richard E. Eaton
Charles E. Farrington RF
William J. Hapac
Leonard Kallis 3B
Richard K. Kucera SS
Anthony M. Mazeika
Thomas M. McConnell C
Joseph M. Nester
Theodore Nykiel RF
John B. Pacotti P
Raymond W. Poat
Vernon E. Rawie
George A. Richter
Harry A. Ruyter
Leo Sainati P
Howard W. Steubner
Alfred G. Vitacco
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Karl D. Jahnke

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1939

Name
Joe W. Alexander P
Ernest S. Cavallo 2B
Frank C. Conley
Howard S. Cronk
Robert E. Dann
Russell E. Drechsler LF
John W. Drish RF
Howard G. Ervin
Charles E. Farrington
Alan S. Grant P
William J. Hapac CF
Leonard Kallis
Anthony M. Mazeika CF
Thomas M. McConnell C
Chuck Miller
John B. Pacotti
LeRoy H. Pfund
Anthoney C. Pyrz SS
George A. Richter
Charles L. Schiller
Howard W. Stuebner
Alfred R. Tyler
Charles J. Weeks
Alfred G. Vitacco 3B
Roger L. Zeller P
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Assistant Coach: Richard P. Drake

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1940

Name Pos.
Joe W. Alexander
Lavere L. Astroth 2B-OF
Bill R. Brewer C
David Dillon
Russell E. Drechsler LF
John W. Drish 2B
Walter A. Evers CF
Alan S. Grant P
Theodore Gregory
Adolf J. Gruenfeld
William J. Hapac 1B
Leonard Kallis 3B
Richard K. Kucera SS
Chuck Miller
Paul Milosevich P-OF
John B. Pacotti P-RF
LeRoy H. Pfund
Anthony M. Pyrz SS
Alfred G. Vitacco
Chester J. Ziemba
 
Head Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: George H. Dunn

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1941

Name Pos.
Lavere L. Astroth 2B
Boyd O. Bartley SS
Amo Bessone 3B
Bill R. Brewer C
Charles M. Campbell P
Russell E. Drechsler LF
John W. Drish RF
Robert L. Finn LF
Alan S. Grant P
Thomas F. Hull
Raymond V. Lunte
Paul Milosevich 1B
William C. Nickels
Walter F. Numrich
Gilbert P. Priestley
Robert H. Roth
Charles L. Schiller
Robert T. Wahl CF
Chester J. Ziemba C
 
Head Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Dean B. Raymond

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1942

Name Pos.
Lavere Astroth 3B
Boyd O. Bartley SS
William R. Brewer C
Charles M. Campbell P
Robert L. Finn 2B-OF
W Hambouger
Thomas F. Hull 2B-OF
Paul Milosevich C-OF
Charles J. Noth OF
Edwin S. Parker 1B
Andres M. Phillip P-OF
Robert J. Roth P
Albert Scharf
Charles L. Schiller P
W. Schmitt
 
Head Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Wilbert N. Stevenson

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1943

Name Pos.
George Balestri OF
William H. Barthel
Boyd Bartley C
John Brittin P
Anthony Butkovich
John D. Charcholla
Robert Ciaramelli 3B
Robert Clark
Lee P. Eilbracht C
Peter J. Gotfryd 2B
Charles Graff
William Grosche
Edwin S. Parker 1B
Loyd W. Perry 3B
Andy Phillip P-OF
William Prentiss OF
Julius Rykovich OF
Albert Scharf P
Robert R. Shapland
Stanley F. Suterko
Eugene Vance
Joseph VanHooreweghe OF
Leroy Weiskoff
Vernon R. Winter
 
* Roster formed through examining box scores and other resource books
 
Head Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Tom Jack

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1944

Name Pos.
William Butkovich 2B
Albert Diehl
Robert Eads OF
Jay C. Flowers
Leo Gedvillas 3B
Gordon Gillespie 1B-C
John Johns C
Howard Judson P
Bill Klingelhoffer
Kermit Knetsch
Stuart Komer
Paul L. Lopinot
William Lindquist
Robert Morton
Howard Palmer OF
Clyde M. Perkins
Edward Planert SS
Thomas E. Pletcher
Louis Possehl P-OF
Max Roller
Steve Stelmack
Gus N. Tsourmas
Roy W. Wiedow P-OF
Everett Young 1B-C
 
* Roster formed through examining box scores and other resource books
 
Head Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Gordon Hoke

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1945

Name Pos.
Robert Anderlik 3B-OF
William Butkovich 2B
Arthur Eklund P
Bill Frank
Robert Freeark
Leo Gedvillas SS
Ray Gestaut
Jack Hale
Fred Jacobeit
John Johns C
Howard Judson P-OF
Gerald Kaires 2B-OF
Walt Kersulis
James Kilbane
William Lindquist
William Lukitsch
Wallie Mroz OF
William Meyers 2B-SS
James Neufeldt 2B-OF
John Orr
Eddie Planert 3B
Marvin Rotblatt P
Howard Sachnoff
Joe Schmidt
Joe Sulenski
Gus Tsourmas
Oreid Tucker
John Vernagallo
James Wakefield C
Roy Wiedow 1B
 
* Roster formed through examining box scores and other resource books
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Gordon Hoke

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1946

Name Pos.
James Devero SS
Lee Eilbracht C
Leo Gedvilas SS
Gerald Kaires OF
James Kilbane P
Robert Malley InF
Lester Miller OF
William Myers 3B
Edward Planert OF
Robert Possehl P-OF
Marvin Rotblatt P
Al Scharf P
Jack Smiley OF
Harold Stange OF
Robert Wakefield 3B
Roy Wiedow 1B
 
Other members of team:
Richard Burkhart
William Butkovich
Kenneth Carey
Richard Dellefield
Richard Demir
Robert Doster
Stanley Feldman
Donald Garman
John Gugala
Tom Hoffman
Robert Holzbeierlein
Henry Kaiser
Hank Kolze
Marvin Leib
Louis Levanti
Silvan Levinson
Ray McClure
Walter Mroz
Leonard Oszakewski
Dean Schmitt
Gordon Vaundry
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Gordon Hoke

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1947

No. Name Pos.
1 Edward Gibala 3B
4 Lee Eilbracht C
5 Joe Pahr C
6 Stan Feldman P
7 Russell Steger OF
8 Albert Wickland 1B
12 George Fischer
15 James Neufeldt CF
16 William Myers
17 Jerry Kaires OF
19 Lester Miller OF
20 Silvan Levinson C
21 John Gugala C
22 Bob Possehl P-OF
23 Pete Gotfryd 2B
24 Marvin Rotblatt P
26 James Wakefield C
27 Alby Plain P
28 Tom Hoffman P
29 Robert Malley SS
34 Richard Dellefield P
35 Charles Noth OF
37 Frank Miller P
38 James Kilbane P
39 Al Scharf P
40 Robert Eads CF
42 Andy Phillip 1B
43 Robert Wakefield 3B-OF
44 John Brittin P
45 Robert Anderlik 3B-RF
46 Julius Rykovich LF
Dick Cashmore
Larry Corray
James Devero
Charles Kristufek
Herb Plews
William Prentiss
Gus Skizas
Gordon Vaundry
 
* Roster formed through examining box scores and other resource books
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Gordon Houser

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1948

Name Pos.
Kenneth Ahrens 1B
Robert Anderlik CF
Henry Anderssohn INF
Robert Cain C
Richard Cashmore P
Mike Dedinsky P
Richard Dellefield P
Robert Eads OF-1B
Stanley Feldman P
William Frey 2B
George Fischer SS
Tom Hoffman P
John Gugala C
Jerry Kaires LF
James Kilbane P
John Kopka C
Charles Kristufek SS
Lou Levanti C
Silvan Levinson C
Robert Malley 2B
Frank Miller P
Lester Miller RF
William Myers INF
James Neufeldt OF
Charles Noth OF
Alby Plain P
Herb Plews 2B
William Prentiss OF
Robert Possehl P-OF
Marvin Rotblatt P
Gene Saalwaechter 1B
Les Sadowsky P
Gus Skizas SS
Russell Steger RF
Horace Tangman P
Burdette Thurlby 1B
Robert Tober 2B
Glen Trugillo INF
James Wakefield C
Robert Wakefield 3B
John Weiskopf P
Albert Wickland 1B
 
* Roster formed through examining box scores and other resource books
 
Coach: Walter H. Roettger
Manager: Fred Carrier

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1949

Name Pos.
Herbert Agase P
Henry Anderssohn 3B
Fred Ballatine RF
Arthur Blecke P
Roger Bumstead
Richard Burkhart
William Connors
James Cottrell
Mike Dedinsky P
Stanley Feldman P
Jack Flock
John Gugala C
Everett Hall LF
Thomas Hoffman P
William Hoffman C
Charles Kristufek SS
John Kopka RF
William Lawrence
William Lukitsch P
Frank Miller
John Neal RF
John Palandech
George Parenti
Henry Plain P
Herbert Plews 2B
Robert Possehl LF
Leonard Rotblatt
James Schmidt
Pete Sigalos C
Robert Simonetti SS-3B
Paul Sisco LF
Gus Skizas SS
Harold Stange LF
Russell Steger 1B
Horace Tangman P
Glen Trugillo CF
Richard Wangerow
John Weiskopf
Lewis Wheeler
Edward Zinker P
 
* Roster formed through examining box scores and other resource books
 
Coach: Walter H. Roetgger
Manager: Stewart Daniels, Jr.



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