|Posted By:||Cindy Ross|
|Subject:||Re: Alex Kampouris, baseball player|
|Post Date:||November 07, 2001 at 15:58:32|
|Forum:||Sacramento County, CA Genealogy Forum|
Alex Kampouris born 11/1912 Sac., CA
Extracted from the book "Sacramento Senators and Solons : baseball in California's capital, 1886-1976" by John Spalding published Ag press c 1995
pg 77 1932 season; Two promising amateurs Alex Kampouris and Hank ness joined the club.
pg 79 1933 season; The roster was loaded with men who grew up or now resided in the Sacramento area- others included catcher Kettle Werts, infielders Lenny Baker and Alex Kampouris.....
pg 82 1934-35 season; It was clear that both Frenchy Bordagaray and Alex Kampouris were the prospects for sale...Bordagaray went first sold to Chicago White Sox.
pg83 The 5ft 8 155lb Kampouris fared better. He was batting .277, but showed significant power with 19 home runs. In late July, Cincinatti bought him for $15,000 and two players- he stayed in the majors nine seasons, hitting .243.
pg 123 The Solons bought hometown favorite Alex Kampouris from Washington and stationed him at 2nd.
pg 125 1946 final standings- Batting Leaders - Steals 17 Alex Kampouris.
pg 132 1948 season; Opening day 3/30.....Alex Kampouris was at 2nd base.
pg 136 1949 season; Alex Kampouris was released and 2nd base was filled most of the year by Whitey Wietelmann.
I have copied pictures from the book that relate to Alex- email me directly if you would like them. Hope this helps.