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1959 Charleston Senators

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 American Association (East)
Overall: 77-84
Scored 624 runs, Allowed 683 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-87

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Bill Adair
Represented: Charleston, WV
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Hank Aguirre 28 26 55 46 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 18 .043 .064 .065 .129 3 0 8 0 0
2 Ossie Alvarez 25 103 412 357 33 80 14 1 0 27 10 42 43 .224 .304 .269 .573 96 1 7 5 3 Stats for 2 teams
3 Zeke Bella 28 1 5 1 .200
4 Bob Bruce 26 38 78 70 1 10 2 0 0 4 0 3 3 .143 .178 .171 .350 12 0 5 0 0
5 Wyman Carey* 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Tom Carroll 22 20 75 64 8 18 4 0 0 14 0 9 9 .281 .373 .344 .717 22 1 0 1 0
7 Alex Cosmidis 30 94 270 237 33 59 10 1 2 15 4 30 16 .249 .333 .325 .658 77 0 3 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
8 Chuck Daniel 25 28 17 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .063 .118 .063 .180 1 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
9 Jerry Davie 26 19 35 33 2 7 1 0 0 6 1 0 12 .212 .212 .242 .455 8 0 2 0 0
10 Steve Demeter 24 137 565 512 79 151 25 2 13 77 0 36 62 .295 .344 .428 .772 219 6 4 7 0
11 Ross Grimsley* 37 30 22 19 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 .053 .100 .105 .205 2 0 2 0 0
12 Joe Grzenda 22 20 26 20 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 .150 .261 .150 .411 3 0 3 0 0
13 Bob Hale* 25 88 373 352 45 111 23 4 3 38 2 18 19 .315 .348 .429 .777 151 0 2 1 4
14 Chuck Harmon 35 20 72 65 9 15 3 1 4 11 0 6 10 .231 .292 .492 .784 32 0 0 1 0
15 Bob Hazle* 28 130 435 372 48 99 17 2 4 41 3 51 39 .266 .354 .355 .709 132 2 6 4 5
16 Earl Hersh* 27 141 519 434 59 109 18 6 16 65 6 71 82 .251 .354 .431 .785 187 1 8 5 5 Stats for 2 teams
17 Buddy Hicks# 32 72 190 163 18 43 6 1 0 19 0 25 12 .264 .362 .313 .675 51 0 2 0 3
18 Bob Johnson 23 21 56 54 6 14 2 2 0 6 0 1 2 .259 .268 .370 .638 20 0 0 1 0
19 Frank Kostro 21 45 191 174 21 54 10 1 1 6 1 11 17 .310 .362 .397 .758 69 3 3 0 1
20 Charlie Lau* 26 121 438 390 55 114 29 2 20 79 1 40 53 .292 .357 .531 .888 207 2 1 5 7 Stats for 2 teams
21 Don Lee 25 37 75 67 4 10 4 0 0 5 0 2 16 .149 .183 .209 .392 14 1 4 1 0
22 Joel McDaniel# 20 2 2 2 1.000
23 Bubba Morton 27 141 478 424 57 121 22 7 2 37 8 41 47 .285 .350 .384 .735 163 3 7 3 3
24 Stan Palys 29 49 119 103 11 29 3 0 1 10 0 13 5 .282 .362 .340 .702 35 0 3 0 1
25 Jack Parks* 31 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Alfred Paschal 24 56 190 167 29 44 8 2 0 7 2 18 11 .263 .346 .335 .681 56 3 2 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
27 Joe Presko 30 34 25 22 2 6 1 0 0 4 0 2 3 .273 .333 .318 .652 7 0 1 0 0
28 Jim Raugh 24 5 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Phil Regan 22 8 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
30 Pablo Rivera 25 7 3 1 .333
31 Barney Schultz 32 36 20 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .000 .053 .000 .053 0 0 1 0 0
32 Legrant Scott 20 12 31 27 4 9 0 0 1 1 0 3 5 .333 .400 .444 .844 12 0 1 0 0
33 Bob Smith 28 11 12 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 0
34 Paul Smith* 28 152 605 534 61 155 28 0 5 40 3 55 44 .290 .359 .371 .730 198 4 9 3 8
35 George Spencer 32 85 28 25 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 11 .080 .115 .120 .235 3 0 2 0 0
36 Jim Stump 27 38 64 56 7 10 2 0 0 8 0 2 9 .179 .203 .214 .418 12 0 5 1 0
37 Don Taussig 27 122 486 431 44 106 26 3 12 52 2 41 78 .246 .313 .404 .716 174 3 6 5 2 Stats for 2 teams
38 Bill Taylor* 29 73 268 241 22 69 10 2 7 41 0 19 16 .286 .342 .432 .774 104 3 2 3 5
39 Ozzie Virgil 27 154 613 554 57 149 19 2 8 49 5 43 54 .269 .321 .354 .675 196 3 5 8 3
40 Tom Yewcic 27 73 188 160 19 37 3 1 5 15 0 24 33 .231 .342 .356 .698 57 3 1 0 5
40 Players 26.8 161 5974 5310 624 1411 247 33 82 565 36 489 614 .266 .329 .371 .700 1970 126 37 91 47 53
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Hank Aguirre* 28 8 7 .533 3.73 26 22 3 1 147.0 157 72 61 5 58 3 113 6 1 1 1.463 9.6 0.3 3.6 6.9 1.95
2 Bob Bruce 26 11 13 .458 3.57 38 32 8 4 222.0 207 103 88 15 103 5 177 10 0 6 1.396 8.4 0.6 4.2 7.2 1.72
3 Wyman Carey* 22 0 1 .000 1
4 Chuck Daniel 25 4 4 .500 4.57 27 5 1 1 63.0 66 39 32 9 21 5 29 1 0 1 1.381 9.4 1.3 3.0 4.1 1.38 Stats for 2 teams
5 Jerry Davie 26 4 8 .333 4.35 14 14 4 1 91.0 78 52 44 4 45 2 57 6 0 0 1.352 7.7 0.4 4.5 5.6 1.27
6 Ross Grimsley* 37 6 4 .600 3.48 30 8 1 0 75.0 80 34 29 8 29 1 41 0 0 2 1.453 9.6 1.0 3.5 4.9 1.41
7 Joe Grzenda* 22 3 8 .273 3.58 19 15 2 1 88.0 92 40 35 3 64 0 80 1 0 10 1.773 9.4 0.3 6.5 8.2 1.25
8 Don Lee 25 14 9 .609 3.57 36 30 11 4 194.0 202 85 77 8 59 3 115 6 0 4 1.345 9.4 0.4 2.7 5.3 1.95
9 Joel McDaniel 20 0 0 1
10 Joe Presko 30 4 5 .444 4.72 34 1 0 0 82.0 82 47 43 11 37 9 33 2 0 2 1.451 9.0 1.2 4.1 3.6 0.89
11 Jim Raugh 24 0 0 9.00 5 0 6.0 10 6 6 3 4 2.167 15.0 4.5 6.0 1.33
12 Phil Regan 22 1 3 .250 6.75 8 6 1 0 32.0 47 32 24 2 16 3 8 2 0 1 1.969 13.2 0.6 4.5 2.2 0.50
13 Barney Schultz 32 3 5 .375 4.00 36 1 0 0 81.0 77 40 36 6 24 7 55 2 0 3 1.247 8.6 0.7 2.7 6.1 2.29
14 Bob Smith* 28 2 3 .400 4.50 11 4 0 0 34.0 43 25 17 2 17 0 20 1 0 5 1.765 11.4 0.5 4.5 5.3 1.18
15 George Spencer 32 11 7 .611 2.98 85 0 0 0 148.0 129 57 49 8 35 6 99 1 0 2 1.108 7.8 0.5 2.1 6.0 2.83
16 Jim Stump 27 8 11 .421 3.13 26 23 8 1 158.0 151 75 55 7 63 3 79 3 0 5 1.354 8.6 0.4 3.6 4.5 1.25
16 Players 28.1 77 84 .478 3.74 161 161 122 39 16 1386.0 1384 683 576 88 559 43 891 44 1 41 1.402 9.0 0.6 3.6 5.8 1.59
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Charlie Lau 112 609 46 5 5 .992 5.85 18 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Yewcic 56 296 9 9 1 .971 5.45 3
Ozzie Virgil 14 63 9 1 0 .986 5.14 8

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Hale 85 403 53 12 53 .974 5.36
Earl Hersh 56 372 33 3 52 .993 7.23 Stats for 2 teams
Paul Smith 51 368 34 6 32 .985 7.88
Ozzie Virgil 19 150 11 1 17 .994 8.47

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ozzie Virgil 66 176 154 10 31 .971 5.00
Alex Cosmidis 61 130 152 11 26 .962 4.62 Stats for 2 teams
Alfred Paschal 45 117 121 6 30 .975 5.29 Stats for 2 teams
Buddy Hicks 11 16 25 2 5 .953 3.73

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Demeter 134 113 241 17 26 .954 2.64
Ozzie Virgil 17 19 30 3 4 .942 2.88

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ossie Alvarez 101 190 280 24 43 .951 4.65 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Kostro 40 58 95 16 14 .905 3.83
Ozzie Virgil 29 43 59 10 11 .911 3.52
Buddy Hicks 28 45 78 6 9 .953 4.39
Tom Carroll 20 32 44 6 10 .927 3.80
Bob Johnson 19 21 29 4 8 .926 2.63

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Taussig 119 319 8 7 2 .979 2.75 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Hazle 116 181 15 1 3 .995 1.69
Bubba Morton 116 261 13 3 0 .989 2.36
Paul Smith 95 170 16 6 1 .969 1.96
Earl Hersh 89 177 5 4 0 .978 2.04 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Taylor 69 112 6 0 1 1.000 1.71
Stan Palys 28 43 4 3 0 .940 1.68
Ozzie Virgil 23 40 0 1 0 .976 1.74
Chuck Harmon 16 28 2 0 0 1.000 1.88

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Spencer 85 8 27 3 2 .921 0.41
Bob Bruce 38 11 28 3 6 .929 1.03
Don Lee 36 9 23 3 1 .914 0.89
Barney Schultz 36 7 14 0 0 1.000 0.58
Joe Presko 34 6 21 0 2 1.000 0.79
Ross Grimsley 30 6 6 2 1 .857 0.40
Chuck Daniel 27 3 12 1 0 .938 0.56 Stats for 2 teams
Hank Aguirre 26 5 17 3 0 .880 0.85
Jim Stump 26 8 21 2 1 .935 1.12
Joe Grzenda 19 1 15 2 0 .889 0.84
Jerry Davie 14 12 12 1 1 .960 1.71
Bob Smith 11 1 4 1 0 .833 0.45
Phil Regan 8 0.00
Jim Raugh 5 0.00
Wyman Carey 1 0.00
Joel McDaniel 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Hank Aguirre 28 R L 6' 4.0" 205 Jan 31, 1931 Azusa, CA, US
Ossie Alvarez 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 19, 1933 Bolondron, CU
Zeke Bella 28 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 23, 1930 Greenwich, CT, US
Bob Bruce 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 16, 1933 Detroit, MI, US
Wyman Carey 22 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 9, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Tom Carroll 22 R R 6' 3.0" 186 Sep 17, 1936 Jamaica, NY, US
Alex Cosmidis 30 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Sep 22, 1928 Fayetteville, NC, US
Chuck Daniel 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 17, 1933 Bluffton, AR, US
Jerry Davie 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 10, 1933 Detroit, MI, US
Steve Demeter 24 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jan 27, 1935 Homer City, PA, US
Ross Grimsley 37 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 4, 1922 Americus, KS, US
Joe Grzenda 22 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Bob Hale 25 L L 5' 10.0" 195 Nov 7, 1933 Sarasota, FL, US
Chuck Harmon 35 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Apr 23, 1924 Washington, IN, US
Bob Hazle 28 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1930 Laurens, SC, US
Earl Hersh 27 L L 6' 0.0" 205 May 21, 1932 Ebbvale, MD, US
Buddy Hicks 32 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 15, 1927 Belvedere, CA, US
Bob Johnson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Mar 4, 1936 Omaha, NE, US
Frank Kostro 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 4, 1937 Windber, PA, US
Charlie Lau 26 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 12, 1933 Romulus, MI, US
Don Lee 25 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 26, 1934 Globe, AZ, US
Joel McDaniel 20 S R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 10, 1939 Rutherfordton, NC, US
Bubba Morton 27 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 13, 1931 Washington, DC, US
Stan Palys 29 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 1, 1930 Blakely, PA, US
Jack Parks 31 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 12, 1928 Sayreton, AL, US
Alfred Paschal 24 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1935
Joe Presko 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 7, 1928 Kansas City, MO, US
Jim Raugh 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 22, 1934 Cleveland, OH, US
Phil Regan 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 6, 1937 Otsego, MI, US
Pablo Rivera 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1934
Barney Schultz 32 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 15, 1926 Beverly, NJ, US
Legrant Scott 20 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 27, 1938
Bob Smith 28 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 1, 1931 Woodsville, NH, US
Paul Smith 28 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 19, 1931 New Castle, PA, US
George Spencer 32 R R 6' 1.0" 215 Jul 7, 1926 Columbus, OH, US
Jim Stump 27 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Feb 10, 1932 Lansing, MI, US
Don Taussig 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1932 New York, NY, US
Bill Taylor 29 L L 6' 3.0" 212 Dec 30, 1929 Alhambra, CA, US
Ozzie Virgil 27 R R 6' 1.0" 174 May 17, 1932 Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Ronald Witucki 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1934
Tom Yewcic 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 9, 1932 Conenaugh, PA, US

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