DIXIE LEAGUE
POSITIONAL STRENGTH OVERVIEW BY POSITIONS
01/03/1944
 
CATCHERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Knoxville Knights Freddie DuBois 1st 5th(tied) 5th
New Orleans Showboats John Bartlett 2nd Lou Bayer 1st(tied) 1st
Memphis Excelsiors Jim Foley 3rd 5th(tied) 6th
Birmingham Ironmen Tommy Hardin 4th 5th(tied) 7th
Chattanooga Reliables Jim Higginbotham 5th 5th(tied) 8th
Atlanta Peaches Pete Douglass 6th Pete Douglass 1st(tied) 2nd
Mobile Commodores Diego Bernal 7th Homer Guthrie 1st(tied) 3rd
Nashville Chieftains Jimmy Faerber 8th Jack Spahr 1st(tied) 4th
FIRST BASEMEN
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Knoxville Knights Joey Binette 1st Frank Cunningham 4th 2nd
Birmingham Ironmen Jim Buchanan 2nd Jim Buchanan 2nd 3rd
Memphis Excelsiors Fred Armor 3rd Fred Armor 3rd 4th
Nashville Chieftains Johnny Richards 4th Johnny Richards 1st 1st
New Orleans Showboats Dixie Brown 5th 6th(tied) 6th
Mobile Commodores Norm Anderson 6th Norm Anderson 5th 5th
Chattanooga Reliables Max Smith 7th 6th(tied) 7th
Atlanta Peaches 8th 6th(tied) 8th
SECOND BASEMEN
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Atlanta Peaches Billy Shaughnessy 1st Danny Miller 3rd 3rd
Knoxville Knights Billy Francom 2nd (tied) Lindsay Stone 5th 4th
Nashville Chieftains Mickey Fulton 2nd (tied) Ed Montague 2nd 1st
Memphis Excelsiors Eddie Lanza 4th Marty Gill 7th 7th
Mobile Commodores Harry Avery 5th Bill Hunt 6th 5th
New Orleans Showboats John Nuriddin 6th John Nuriddin 4th 6th
Chattanooga Reliables Bud House 7th Bob Currier 1st 2nd
Birmingham Ironmen 8th 8th 8th
THIRD BASEMEN
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Knoxville Knights Gabe Wimberly 1st Alex Boyd 6th 3rd
New Orleans Showboats Joe Cargill 2nd Bill Bartlesby 2nd 2nd
Mobile Commodores Harry Petersen 3rd Steve Rosko 4th 5th
Atlanta Peaches Clarence Clarke 4th Bob Moran 3rd 4th
Birmingham Ironmen Jim Rowan 5th Tom Rickford 5th 6th
Memphis Excelsiors Chuck Brecker 6th 7th(tied) 7th
Nashville Chieftains Al Huck 7th Al Huck 1st 1st
Chattanooga Reliables Snipe Ellison 8th 7th(tied) 8th
SHORTSTOPS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
New Orleans Showboats Bob Cleveland 1st Cecil Cook 3rd 2nd
Chattanooga Reliables Monk Johnson 2nd 5th(tied) 4th
Birmingham Ironmen Harry Horne 3rd 5th(tied) 5th
Knoxville Knights Larry Bierwirth 4th Hersh Bainbridge 2nd 3rd
Mobile Commodores Johnny Henson 5th 5th(tied) 6th
Memphis Excelsiors Roxy Armstrong 6th 5th(tied) 7th
Nashville Chieftains Gordie Perkins 7th Gordie Perkins 1st 1st
Atlanta Peaches Herb Moller 8th Herb Moller 4th 8th
LEFT FIELDERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Knoxville Knights Ken Allen 1st Joe Rutherford 1st 1st
Mobile Commodores Billy Jordan Jr 2nd Bill Rich 2nd 2nd
New Orleans Showboats George Campbell 3rd 4th(tied) 4th
Memphis Excelsiors Dutch Austin 4th 4th(tied) 5th
Chattanooga Reliables Hal Newberry 5th Hal Newberry 3rd 3rd
Atlanta Peaches 6th (tied) 4th(tied) 6th(tied)
Birmingham Ironmen 6th (tied) 4th(tied) 6th(tied)
Nashville Chieftains 6th (tied) 4th(tied) 6th(tied)
CENTER FIELDERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Memphis Excelsiors John Shaw 1st John McNichols 1st 1st
Knoxville Knights George Cantwell 2nd 8th 8th
New Orleans Showboats Moe Freund 3rd Paul Bailey 7th 6th
Mobile Commodores Don Lee 4th Don Lee 2nd(tied) 2nd
Birmingham Ironmen Fred Tubbs 5th Fred Tubbs 6th 7th
Nashville Chieftains Len Smiley 6th Tommie Wagner 2nd(tied) 3rd
Atlanta Peaches John Savage 7th Roy Carroll 2nd(tied) 4th
Chattanooga Reliables Frank Johnson 8th Frank Johnson 2nd(tied) 5th
RIGHT FIELDERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Mobile Commodores Sammy Dillon 1st 7th(tied) 6th
Atlanta Peaches Ralph McMullen 2nd Ralph McMullen 1st 1st
Birmingham Ironmen Buck Swan Jr. 3rd Buck Swan Jr. 4th 4th
Chattanooga Reliables Charlie Nunnery 4th 7th(tied) 7th
Knoxville Knights Lou Clark 5th Dave Hawkins 5th 5th
Nashville Chieftains Johnny Ryan 6th Marty Kimball 2nd 2nd
Memphis Excelsiors Billy Brown 7th Billy Brown 3rd 3rd
New Orleans Showboats Ted Reitz 8th Ted Reitz 6th 8th
STARTING PITCHERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Knoxville Knights George Pulliam 1st Leo Hayden 6th 5th
Memphis Excelsiors Tom Williams 2nd Orville Fowler 1st 1st
Atlanta Peaches Al Kelly 3rd Buckeye Smith 3rd 2nd
Chattanooga Reliables Dave Lavallee 4th John Marsh 8th 8th
Mobile Commodores Fred Thaxton 5th Bill Chapman 5th 6th
New Orleans Showboats Harry Gauthier 6th Charlie Waddell 7th 7th
Nashville Chieftains John McCoy 7th Andy Lyon 4th 3rd
Birmingham Ironmen Lou Strong 8th Joe Beckstrom 2nd 4th
RELIEVERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Mobile Commodores Harry Chamberlain 1st Charlie Kelsey 3rd 1st
Chattanooga Reliables Hal Nicely 2nd Frank Owens 5th 5th
Nashville Chieftains Jackie Norfolk 3rd George Wynn 4th 4th
Atlanta Peaches George Scruggs 4th Newt Jackson 1st(tied) 2nd
Knoxville Knights Hal Lucas 5th Leo Hayden 1st(tied) 3rd
Birmingham Ironmen Tom Villarreal 6th 6th(tied) 6th
Memphis Excelsiors 7th (tied) 6th(tied) 7th(tied)
New Orleans Showboats 7th (tied) 6th(tied) 7th(tied)
CLOSERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Atlanta Peaches George Scruggs 1st Newt Jackson 1st(tied) 1st
Knoxville Knights Leo Hayden 2nd Leo Hayden 1st(tied) 2nd
Chattanooga Reliables Hal Nicely 3rd Frank Owens 5th 4th
Nashville Chieftains Jackie Norfolk 4th George Wynn 4th 5th
Mobile Commodores Harry Chamberlain 5th Charlie Kelsey 3rd 3rd
Birmingham Ironmen Tom Villarreal 6th 6th(tied) 6th
Memphis Excelsiors 7th (tied) 6th(tied) 7th(tied)
New Orleans Showboats 7th (tied) 6th(tied) 7th(tied)
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