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1959 San Antonio Missions

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Texas League
Overall: 75-70
Scored 685 runs, Allowed 699 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-74

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Grady Hatton
Represented: San Antonio, TX
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 Candido Andrade 22 1 3 1 .333
2 Alberto Baro 30 29 101 84 4 20 2 2 0 6 0 0 15 5 .238 .347 .310 .656 26 0 0 2
3 Hoyt Benedict 29 34 13 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 0 Stats for 3 teams
4 Dick Bertell 23 20 75 64 7 11 1 1 1 9 0 0 8 10 .172 .260 .266 .526 17 0 2 1
5 Jim Brewer* 21 10 22 21 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .190 .227 .238 .465 5 0 0 0
6 Wayne Connally 24 101 412 361 42 93 8 1 0 26 0 1 38 49 .258 .333 .285 .619 103 5 4 4
7 Richard Czekaj 23 54 175 153 24 37 10 0 6 23 1 0 19 49 .242 .322 .425 .747 65 0 1 2
8 Alfred Diez 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Sammy Drake# 24 37 176 155 33 47 12 1 2 14 7 4 18 15 .303 .376 .432 .808 67 0 3 0
10 Dick Drilling 29 12 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 0 0 0
11 Frank Ernaga 28 69 258 219 22 53 7 3 5 27 0 1 36 42 .242 .350 .370 .720 81 1 1 1
12 Dave Gerard 22 10 10 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0 2 0
13 Ron Goerger* 22 19 30 24 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 13 .292 .370 .333 .704 8 0 3 0
14 John Goetz 21 34 58 49 7 5 1 0 2 8 0 0 5 16 .102 .185 .245 .430 12 0 4 0
15 Russ Gragg* 25 142 603 517 81 140 24 3 1 45 10 7 72 20 .271 .362 .335 .696 173 4 6 4
16 Arnold Hallgren 26 13 35 34 4 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 .176 .200 .206 .406 7 0 0 0
17 Lee Handley 24 131 534 460 82 148 27 2 14 80 4 4 66 44 .322 .407 .480 .887 221 2 3 3
18 J.C. Hartman 25 142 618 545 80 150 17 3 5 48 13 6 49 57 .275 .340 .345 .685 188 7 12 5
19 Grady Hatton* 36 41 79 67 9 19 2 0 0 6 1 0 11 6 .284 .380 .313 .693 21 0 0 1
20 Ralph Holding 22 9 25 4 .160
21 Footer Johnson* 27 119 417 363 58 106 17 6 3 50 0 2 42 26 .292 .360 .397 .757 144 0 6 6
22 Lou Johnson 24 30 121 113 17 37 10 3 4 25 1 1 4 8 .327 .353 .575 .928 65 1 2 1
23 Mike Lemish 32 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Kenny Lindley 24 19 48 47 4 7 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 10 .149 .167 .191 .358 9 0 0 0
25 Joe Margoneri* 29 27 40 38 4 7 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 9 .184 .184 .237 .421 9 0 2 0
26 Gordon Massa* 23 78 253 212 27 61 15 0 1 27 1 1 36 31 .288 .390 .373 .763 79 1 2 2
27 Manny Montejo 23 43 18 14 2 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 .357 .357 .429 .786 6 0 4 0
28 Robert Moore 23 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Kenneth Moursund 22 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
30 Dave Newkirk 27 3 4 2 .500
31 Fernando Osorio 29 33 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .071 .000 .071 0 0 0 0
32 Nat Peeples 33 90 341 278 49 71 9 0 8 48 9 3 56 54 .255 .374 .374 .748 104 0 1 6 Stats for 2 teams
33 Ron Perranoski* 23 38 71 56 4 10 2 0 0 4 0 0 6 18 .179 .258 .214 .472 12 0 9 0
34 Jose Santiago 30 38 73 63 2 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 19 .127 .176 .127 .303 8 0 5 1
35 Ron Santo 19 136 573 505 82 165 35 3 11 87 2 2 56 54 .327 .390 .473 .863 239 1 4 7
36 James Schandevel 22 31 52 40 3 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 11 .100 .234 .175 .409 7 0 5 0
37 Bill Schmidt 23 25 83 77 3 18 3 0 1 8 0 0 6 6 .234 .289 .312 .601 24 0 0 0
38 Allen Shaw 23 7 18 2 .111
39 Billy Williams* 21 94 412 371 57 118 22 7 10 79 4 0 37 39 .318 .382 .496 .878 184 2 1 1
39 Players 24.7 145 5573 4847 685 1323 224 36 71 621 49 27 567 618 .273 .350 .378 .728 1832 115 27 89 43 38
* - 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 Candido Andrade 22 0 0 1
2 Hoyt Benedict 29 5 4 .556 5.60 34 0 0 0 53.0 61 36 33 7 36 3 23 4 0 1 1.830 10.4 1.2 6.1 3.9 0.64 Stats for 3 teams
3 Jim Brewer* 21 4 1 .800 4.79 10 4 2 0 47.0 45 29 25 2 31 2 34 0 0 3 1.617 8.6 0.4 5.9 6.5 1.10
4 Alfred Diez 25 0 0 1
5 Dick Drilling 29 2 3 .400 5.82 12 0 0 0 34.0 49 26 22 3 21 5 18 2 0 1 2.059 13.0 0.8 5.6 4.8 0.86
6 Dave Gerard 22 2 2 .500 10
7 Ron Goerger* 22 6 6 .500 4.94 19 13 4 0 82.0 96 49 45 7 48 2 39 5 1 10 1.756 10.5 0.8 5.3 4.3 0.81
8 John Goetz 21 12 9 .571 4.58 34 26 4 1 163.0 167 95 83 8 103 5 112 7 0 8 1.656 9.2 0.4 5.7 6.2 1.09
9 Grady Hatton 36 0 0 4
10 Dizzy Higginbottom* 24 0 1 .000 4
11 Mike Lemish 32 0 0 2
12 Joe Margoneri* 29 4 7 .364 3.15 25 15 5 1 117.0 99 47 41 6 50 7 66 2 0 0 1.274 7.6 0.5 3.8 5.1 1.32
13 Manny Montejo 23 7 4 .636 3.84 42 1 0 0 75.0 63 34 32 4 29 2 60 5 0 2 1.227 7.6 0.5 3.5 7.2 2.07
14 Robert Moore 23 0 0 6
15 Kenneth Moursund 22 0 0 3
16 Dave Newkirk 27 0 1 .000 3
17 Fernando Osorio 29 3 3 .500 4.06 32 2 0 0 71.0 89 46 32 11 17 1 30 2 0 1 1.493 11.3 1.4 2.2 3.8 1.76
18 Ron Perranoski* 23 11 10 .524 3.12 37 26 10 2 199.0 188 89 69 13 85 7 139 2 0 9 1.372 8.5 0.6 3.8 6.3 1.64
19 Jose Santiago 30 14 9 .609 3.10 38 30 6 1 212.0 205 92 73 14 60 4 121 3 0 2 1.250 8.7 0.6 2.5 5.1 2.02
20 James Schandevel 22 6 12 .333 4.43 26 22 6 0 134.0 147 91 66 10 67 3 94 2 0 6 1.597 9.9 0.7 4.5 6.3 1.40
20 Players 25.2 75 70 .517 4.06 145 145 107 38 6 1254.0 1292 699 566 85 581 44 755 34 2 45 1.494 9.3 0.6 4.2 5.4 1.30
* - 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
Gordon Massa 60 224 32 4 2 .985 4.27 11
Richard Czekaj 45 197 35 10 3 .959 5.16 6
Bill Schmidt 22 137 12 3 0 .980 6.77 2
Dick Bertell 19 99 17 4 1 .967 6.11 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Williams 68 518 48 20 51 .966 8.32
Footer Johnson 66 523 40 3 49 .995 8.53
Lee Handley 17 103 5 5 10 .956 6.35

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Connally 98 268 245 9 54 .983 5.23
Sammy Drake 37 90 112 4 24 .981 5.46
Grady Hatton 10 17 24 2 5 .953 4.10

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Santo 134 158 246 53 28 .884 3.01
Kenny Lindley 10 5 25 2 5 .938 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
J.C. Hartman 142 226 389 42 63 .936 4.33

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nat Peeples 66 102 3 7 0 .938 1.59 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Ernaga 59 111 8 1 1 .992 2.02
Billy Williams 23 60 6 1 1 .985 2.87
Russ Gragg 16 33 0 1 0 .971 2.06
Footer Johnson 14 18 0 0 0 1.000 1.29
Alberto Baro 10 20 1 0 0 1.000 2.10

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russ Gragg 114 217 6 6 1 .974 1.96
Lou Johnson 28 93 2 2 0 .979 3.39

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lee Handley 105 185 16 4 2 .980 1.91
Footer Johnson 20 32 4 0 1 1.000 1.80
Alberto Baro 15 23 5 1 0 .966 1.87

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Montejo 42 7 10 0 1 1.000 0.40
Jose Santiago 38 4 28 0 1 1.000 0.84
Ron Perranoski 37 14 44 4 3 .935 1.57
Hoyt Benedict 34 1 10 0 1 1.000 0.32 Stats for 3 teams
John Goetz 34 11 20 7 2 .816 0.91
Fernando Osorio 32 4 13 0 0 1.000 0.53
James Schandevel 26 13 26 1 1 .975 1.50
Joe Margoneri 25 7 25 1 1 .970 1.28
Ron Goerger 19 4 18 1 0 .957 1.16
Dick Drilling 12 0 8 0 0 1.000 0.67
Jim Brewer 10 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.80
Dave Gerard 10 2 3 0 1 1.000 0.50
Robert Moore 6 0.00
Grady Hatton 4 0.00
Dizzy Higginbottom 4 0.00
Kenneth Moursund 3 0.00
Dave Newkirk 3 0.00
Mike Lemish 2 0.00
Candido Andrade 1 0.00
Alfred Diez 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Candido Andrade 22 R R 6' 5.0" 170 1937
Alberto Baro 30 R R 5' 10.0" 172 Nov 21, 1928 Mayari, Oriente, CU
Hoyt Benedict 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1930
Dick Bertell 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Nov 21, 1935 Oak Park, IL, US
Jim Brewer 21 L L 6' 1.0" 186 Nov 14, 1937 Merced, CA, US
Wayne Connally 24 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Aug 13, 1934
Richard Czekaj 23 R 5' 8.0" 180 Aug 30, 1935 Philadelphia, PA, US
Alfred Diez 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Mar 22, 1934 MX
Sammy Drake 24 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 7, 1934 Little Rock, AR, US
Dick Drilling 29 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 23, 1929 Fonda, IA, US
Frank Ernaga 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 22, 1930 Susanville, CA, US
Dave Gerard 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 6, 1936 New York, NY, US
Ron Goerger 22 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 23, 1937 Tacoma, WA, US
John Goetz 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 24, 1937 Goetzville, MI, US
Russ Gragg 25 L R 6' 1.0" 175 1934
Arnold Hallgren 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 12, 1933 Windfield, AB, CA
Lee Handley 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1935
J.C. Hartman 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 15, 1934 Cottonton, AL, US
Grady Hatton 36 L R 5' 8.0" 170 Oct 7, 1922 Beaumont, TX, US
Dizzy Higginbottom 24 L L 6' 4.0" 180 1935
Ralph Holding 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 30, 1936
Footer Johnson 27 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 15, 1932 Dayton, OH, US
Lou Johnson 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 22, 1934 Lexington, KY, US
Mike Lemish 32 R R 5' 9.0" 195 Jul 27, 1926 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Kenny Lindley 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 21, 1935 Alton, IL, US
Joe Margoneri 29 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 13, 1930 Somerset, PA, US
Gordon Massa 23 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 2, 1935 Cincinnati, OH, US
Manny Montejo 23 R R 5' 11.0" 150 Oct 16, 1935 Caibarien, CU
Robert Moore 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1936
Kenneth Moursund 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1937
Dave Newkirk 27 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 13, 1931 Blackwell, OK, US
Fernando Osorio 29 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Nov 21, 1929 Panama, Panama, PA
Nat Peeples 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 29, 1926 Memphis, TN, US
Ron Perranoski 23 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 1, 1936 Paterson, NJ, US
Jose Santiago 30 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 4, 1928 Coamo, PR
Ron Santo 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 25, 1940 Seattle, WA, US
James Schandevel 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 15, 1937
Bill Schmidt 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1936
Allen Shaw 23 R R 5' 11.0" 174 1936
Billy Williams 21 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 15, 1938 Whistler, AL, US

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