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1966 Gastonia Pirates

1966 > Class A > 1966 Western Carolinas League
Overall: 67-57
Scored 678 runs, Allowed 585 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-54

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Bob Clear
Represented: Gastonia, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1965 / 1967

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 Ronald Arra 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Roger Banze 19 20 28 26 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .192 .222 .192 .415 5 0 1 0
3 Edward Berube 21 24 80 73 13 14 4 0 1 9 0 0 6 21 .192 .253 .288 .541 21 0 1 0
4 Edward Blackman 18 30 90 71 13 13 3 1 0 5 4 1 16 25 .183 .337 .254 .591 18 1 1 1
5 Jerry Branch* 19 37 141 121 12 23 6 1 0 9 1 1 19 23 .190 .298 .256 .554 31 0 0 1
6 Frank Brent 21 8 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.000 0 0 1 0
7 Roger Brown# 20 27 37 37 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 11 .135 .135 .162 .297 6 0 0 0
8 Pablo Cruz 19 113 508 428 95 134 31 2 11 60 54 11 70 65 .313 .418 .472 .890 202 7 3 0
9 Sonny Custer 19 10 19 16 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .188 .278 .313 .590 5 2 1 0
10 Wayne Dickerson* 19 85 360 321 34 81 9 2 8 55 4 1 32 37 .252 .319 .368 .687 118 1 3 3
11 Lyn Fitzer 20 22 50 42 1 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 20 .119 .159 .167 .326 7 0 6 0
12 Paul Giglio 19 13 22 18 4 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 13 .167 .318 .278 .596 5 0 0 0
13 Wilbert Hammond 21 63 225 189 32 48 13 1 2 25 11 5 30 42 .254 .364 .365 .730 69 4 0 2
14 Dick Hendrix 18 12 28 24 1 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 6 .208 .240 .333 .573 8 0 3 0
15 Charles Howard# 23 125 539 455 83 126 23 4 27 95 14 4 69 88 .277 .379 .523 .903 238 8 4 3
16 Johnny Jeter 21 46 216 195 33 50 7 4 0 13 9 4 15 42 .256 .313 .333 .646 65 2 2 2
17 Larry Killingsworth 19 24 67 58 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 20 .138 .194 .138 .331 8 0 5 0
18 William Kneller* 21 73 296 250 32 49 9 2 5 31 5 6 38 81 .196 .304 .308 .612 77 2 3 3
19 Joseph Knutson 22 15 23 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .050 .095 .050 .145 1 0 2 0
20 John Lamb 19 22 24 17 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 11 .000 .261 .000 .261 0 0 1 0
21 Joseph Little 21 6 8 8 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 .375 .375 .750 1.125 6 0 0 0
22 Bob Moose 18 16 45 43 4 10 2 0 0 7 0 0 1 9 .233 .250 .279 .529 12 0 1 0
23 Kendall Munro 19 7 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 0 0
24 Jim Nelson 18 17 50 43 5 10 2 0 1 6 1 0 4 11 .233 .298 .349 .647 15 0 3 0
25 Freddie Patek 21 75 348 294 68 91 8 5 3 20 38 7 45 46 .310 .401 .401 .803 118 2 4 3
26 Dennis Pierce* 21 30 33 24 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 12 .000 .172 .000 .172 0 0 4 0
27 Daniel Predovic 23 37 150 129 28 34 6 0 3 18 14 2 15 23 .264 .342 .380 .722 49 2 1 3
28 Lou Quinn 19 57 242 211 49 72 14 2 11 38 2 0 26 26 .341 .417 .583 1.000 123 3 0 2
29 Rafael Reyes 17 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
30 Robert Rice* 22 111 438 377 49 94 15 7 12 57 17 4 42 77 .249 .343 .422 .765 159 14 1 4
31 Bob Settle 18 11 20 18 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .167 .167 .222 .389 4 0 2 0
32 Ron Slocum 20 42 166 144 20 41 2 1 5 21 1 1 22 34 .285 .380 .417 .796 60 0 0 0
33 Daniel Stephens 21 123 525 444 88 129 18 5 17 94 9 3 66 112 .291 .390 .468 .859 208 9 2 4
33 Players 20.6 124 4804 4115 678 1060 178 37 108 583 181 55 548 949 .258 .351 .398 .748 1636 58 52 31 24
* - 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 Ronald Arra 20 0 0 12.00 1 0 0 0 3.0 8 5 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 3.333 24.0 0.0 6.0 3.0 0.50
2 Roger Banze 19 5 2 .714 3.50 20 4 3 0 72.0 63 42 28 4 27 1 52 1 1 5 1.250 7.9 0.5 3.4 6.5 1.93
3 Frank Brent 21 1 1 .500 11.25 8 0 0 0 8.0 10 10 10 1 8 0 7 1 0 1 2.250 11.2 1.1 9.0 7.9 0.88
4 Roger Brown* 20 6 6 .500 4.76 27 12 2 1 87.0 75 62 46 7 47 0 78 1 0 7 1.402 7.8 0.7 4.9 8.1 1.66
5 Sonny Custer 19 3 1 .750 2.14 10 7 3 1 59.0 41 21 14 2 16 0 48 1 0 9 0.966 6.3 0.3 2.4 7.3 3.00
6 Lyn Fitzer 20 6 7 .462 2.75 22 16 6 1 121.0 118 57 37 6 60 1 101 2 0 12 1.471 8.8 0.4 4.5 7.5 1.68
7 Dick Hendrix 18 5 4 .556 4.06 12 10 5 0 71.0 67 42 32 5 26 0 60 1 0 5 1.310 8.5 0.6 3.3 7.6 2.31
8 Larry Killingsworth 19 6 12 .333 4.10 23 23 10 0 156.0 133 96 71 8 109 0 169 6 1 27 1.551 7.7 0.5 6.3 9.8 1.55
9 Joseph Knutson 22 5 2 .714 2.48 15 6 3 0 58.0 48 21 16 4 21 1 54 2 0 10 1.190 7.4 0.6 3.3 8.4 2.57
10 John Lamb 19 5 1 .833 5.31 22 4 1 0 61.0 61 43 36 2 36 2 49 7 1 7 1.590 9.0 0.3 5.3 7.2 1.36
11 Joseph Little 21 3 1 .750 1.71 6 1 1 0 21.0 17 5 4 5 4 0 11 1 0 2 1.000 7.3 2.1 1.7 4.7 2.75
12 Bob Moose 18 9 3 .750 3.42 15 15 6 1 100.0 93 51 38 3 27 0 87 4 0 9 1.200 8.4 0.3 2.4 7.8 3.22
13 Jim Nelson 18 9 2 .818 1.54 13 12 9 3 105.0 80 30 18 4 34 1 73 3 0 5 1.086 6.9 0.3 2.9 6.3 2.15
14 Dennis Pierce* 21 2 8 .200 3.00 30 7 0 0 87.0 57 42 29 6 66 0 73 3 2 3 1.414 5.9 0.6 6.8 7.6 1.11
15 Rafael Reyes 17 0 1 .000 9.00 3 0 0 0 5.0 2 6 5 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 1.000 3.6 1.8 5.4 3.6 0.67
16 Bob Settle 18 2 3 .400 4.81 11 7 1 0 43.0 27 29 23 3 36 0 43 6 2 6 1.465 5.7 0.6 7.5 9.0 1.19
17 Terry Sparks 19 0 1 .000 4.50 2 0 0 0 2.0 4 3 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
18 Ernest Swan* 20 0 1 .000 31.50 3 1 0 0 2.0 11 11 7 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 7.000 49.5 0.0 13.5 18.0 1.33
19 Manrique Zavala 23 0 1 .000 15.00 4 0 0 0 3.0 1 5 5 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 2.000 3.0 0.0 15.0 6.0 0.40
19 Players 19.4 67 57 .540 3.58 124 124 73 51 7 1065.1 916 585 424 61 532 6 916 40 7 110 4675 1.359 7.7 0.5 4.5 7.7 1.72
* - 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
Wilbert Hammond 55 367 29 12 1 .971 7.20 15
Jerry Branch 35 280 32 6 3 .981 8.91 10
Ron Slocum 35 292 28 9 2 .973 9.14 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Howard 90 754 28 16 64 .980 8.69
Wayne Dickerson 35 257 21 6 16 .979 7.94

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Quinn 45 82 91 11 20 .940 3.84
Freddie Patek 37 81 102 10 19 .948 4.95
Pablo Cruz 32 76 101 11 22 .941 5.53

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Rice 101 99 164 45 14 .854 2.60
Edward Berube 17 17 27 10 6 .815 2.59

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pablo Cruz 76 105 186 47 26 .861 3.83
Freddie Patek 37 75 99 10 17 .946 4.70
Lou Quinn 12 13 26 8 3 .830 3.25

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Daniel Stephens 122 160 7 11 1 .938 1.37
William Kneller 71 113 6 4 1 .967 1.68
Wayne Dickerson 50 65 2 4 0 .944 1.34
Johnny Jeter 46 96 7 7 1 .936 2.24
Charles Howard 35 40 1 3 0 .932 1.17
Daniel Predovic 27 39 2 0 0 1.000 1.52
Edward Blackman 24 40 3 3 0 .935 1.79

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dennis Pierce 30 3 9 2 0 .857 0.40
Roger Brown 27 3 13 3 0 .842 0.59
Larry Killingsworth 23 4 22 4 0 .867 1.13
Lyn Fitzer 22 5 23 0 0 1.000 1.27
John Lamb 22 4 16 2 1 .909 0.91
Roger Banze 20 3 7 0 0 1.000 0.50
Joseph Knutson 15 3 7 1 0 .909 0.67
Bob Moose 15 5 15 0 1 1.000 1.33
Jim Nelson 13 4 13 3 1 .850 1.31
Dick Hendrix 12 4 9 0 1 1.000 1.08
Bob Settle 11 2 4 1 0 .857 0.55
Sonny Custer 10 3 12 2 1 .882 1.50
Frank Brent 8 0.00
Joseph Little 6 0.00
Manrique Zavala 4 0.00
Rafael Reyes 3 0.00
Ernest Swan 3 0.00
Terry Sparks 2 0.00
Ronald Arra 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ronald Arra 20 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1946
Roger Banze 19 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1947
Edward Berube 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1945
Edward Blackman 18 R R 5' 11.0" 162 1948
Jerry Branch 19 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 24, 1947
Frank Brent 21 R R 6' 4.0" 195 1945
Roger Brown 20 S L 6' 2.0" 178 May 5, 1946
Pablo Cruz 19 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Mar 21, 1947 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Sonny Custer 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 10, 1947
Wayne Dickerson 19 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1947
Lyn Fitzer 20 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Jan 11, 1946 Columbus, OH, US
Paul Giglio 19 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1947
Wilbert Hammond 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 5, 1945 Opelousas, LA, US
Dick Hendrix 18 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jul 20, 1947 Cincinnati, OH, US
Charles Howard 23 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 19, 1943 Hobson City, AL, US
Johnny Jeter 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 24, 1944 Shreveport, LA, US
Larry Killingsworth 19 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 10, 1947 Van Nuys, CA, US
William Kneller 21 L L 5' 10.0" 175 1945
Joseph Knutson 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1944
John Lamb 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 20, 1946 Sharon, CT, US
Joseph Little 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1945
Bob Moose 18 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 9, 1947 Export, PA, US
Kendall Munro 19 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1947
Jim Nelson 18 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 4, 1947 Birmingham, AL, US
Freddie Patek 21 R R 5' 5.0" 148 Oct 9, 1944 Seguin, TX, US
Dennis Pierce 21 L L 6' 2.0" 165 1945
Daniel Predovic 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1943
Lou Quinn 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 9, 1946
Rafael Reyes 17 R R 6' 2.0" 162 1949
Robert Rice 22 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 9, 1943
Bob Settle 18 R R 6' 1.0" 203 Aug 27, 1947 Portsmouth, VA, US
Ron Slocum 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 2, 1945 Modesto, CA, US
Terry Sparks 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1947
Daniel Stephens 21 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1945
Ernest Swan 20 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1946
Manrique Zavala 23 R R 6' 2.0" 161 1943 NI

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