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1961 Batavia Pirates

1961 > Class D > 1961 New York-Pennsylvania League
Overall: 65-59
Scored 757 runs, Allowed 764 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-63

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Gene Baker and James Adlam
Represented: Batavia, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 32,211
Other Years: 1962

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 Gary Aldrich* 23 25 57 51 8 9 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 18 .176 .263 .176 .440 9 0 0 0
2 Gene Baker 36 53 195 155 48 60 12 0 8 45 6 2 36 22 .387 .505 .619 1.125 96 2 1 1
3 Steve Blass 19 23 76 65 9 9 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 23 .138 .222 .138 .361 9 1 4 0
4 Arthur Blunt* 23 101 450 357 94 106 18 0 35 92 5 2 75 93 .297 .437 .641 1.078 229 15 1 2
5 Buddy Booker* 19 118 482 418 91 123 24 0 14 75 12 0 55 58 .294 .373 .452 .825 189 0 5 4
6 Don Bosch# 18 123 562 474 85 119 23 4 11 71 15 6 78 121 .251 .361 .386 .747 183 5 2 3
7 Donald Comeaux* 21 9 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Mortimer Davis 20 7 16 7 0 1 0 .438 .563 9
9 Donald Dichiara* 23 68 273 228 36 54 9 2 12 44 1 0 41 66 .237 .354 .452 .806 103 1 2 1
10 Larry Gable 20 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Troy Giles 20 11 25 25 3 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .200 .200 .320 .520 8 0 0 0
12 George Grant 23 19 87 68 16 18 3 0 2 9 1 0 17 7 .265 .419 .397 .816 27 1 1 0
13 Robert Hamilton 20 16 35 30 3 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 11 .133 .235 .267 .502 8 0 1 0
14 James Johns 19 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
15 Harry Land 17 60 282 235 32 41 9 1 3 22 0 3 40 73 .174 .296 .260 .556 61 2 2 3
16 Russell Mueller* 23 37 162 127 24 34 5 2 0 11 4 1 30 16 .268 .403 .339 .741 43 0 3 2
17 Paul Murphy 20 6 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Dick Newberg 24 6 5 1 .200
19 Lyle Owens 23 37 163 136 17 38 7 1 2 13 2 0 23 32 .279 .395 .390 .785 53 3 1 0
20 Don Rahr 19 29 43 35 2 5 0 0 0 3 1 0 5 16 .143 .262 .143 .405 5 1 1 1
21 Anthony Rao 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Norbert Reddick 18 59 179 150 15 33 3 0 0 14 0 0 23 30 .220 .326 .240 .566 36 2 1 3
23 Roy Renfro 20 16 61 51 8 15 2 0 0 9 1 0 8 13 .294 .377 .333 .710 17 0 0 2
24 Ramon Saba 20 28 29 26 9 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 .308 .379 .346 .725 9 0 0 0
25 Roberto Sanchez 27 123 569 494 125 152 25 7 36 117 27 7 64 55 .308 .391 .605 .996 299 5 4 2
26 Larry Schultz 21 16 67 59 4 10 1 0 0 5 2 2 6 23 .169 .258 .186 .444 11 1 1 0
27 John Sheerin 24 5 10 1 .100
28 Robert Sinkewicz 19 29 25 21 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 .143 .280 .190 .470 4 0 0 0
29 Robert Slezak 21 16 48 45 4 15 3 0 0 4 0 0 2 9 .333 .354 .400 .754 18 0 0 1
30 Ronald Spring 21 5 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Hector Urbano 19 8 5 1 .200
32 Reinaldo Vasquez 22 103 430 393 58 107 17 3 7 58 5 3 26 72 .272 .320 .384 .704 151 4 2 5
33 Gilbert Watts 24 117 494 408 87 129 30 1 26 99 4 1 82 71 .316 .431 .586 1.017 239 2 0 2
34 Dave Wissman* 20 2 8 3 1 0 0 .375 .500 4
35 Lawrence Zuidmuider 20 17 49 41 5 10 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 12 .244 .295 .244 .539 10 0 5 0
35 Players 22.1 124 4856 4105 757 1084 190 24 152 654 86 642 890 .264 .367 .433 .800 1778 71 44 36 29
* - 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 Gary Aldrich* 23 12 6 .667 2.58 24 18 12 1 150.0 124 65 43 8 94 143 2 0 6 1.453 7.4 0.5 5.6 8.6 1.52
2 Gene Baker 36 0 0 1 0
3 Steve Blass 19 13 6 .684 3.32 23 21 10 3 160.0 133 81 59 11 117 227 4 0 4 1.562 7.5 0.6 6.6 12.8 1.94
4 Larry Gable 20 1 2 .333 16.88 3 3 8.0 6 18 15 1 9 1 1.875 6.8 1.1 10.1
5 Troy Giles 20 3 2 .600 6.18 9 6 1 0 51.0 56 45 35 11 16 35 0 1 1 1.412 9.9 1.9 2.8 6.2 2.19
6 Robert Hamilton 20 3 7 .300 5.38 14 10 2 0 77.0 79 58 46 10 58 53 1 1 4 1.779 9.2 1.2 6.8 6.2 0.91
7 James Johns 19 1 2 .333 4.50 10 0 0 0 24.0 27 25 12 4 17 22 1 0 0 1.833 10.1 1.5 6.4 8.2 1.29
8 Charles Ling 19 0 0 7.20 3 0 5.0 9 7 4 0 3 0 2.400 16.2 0.0 5.4
9 Paul Murphy 20 1 1 .500 9.00 6 0 10.0 20 17 10 4 11 0 3.100 18.0 3.6 9.9
10 Dick Newberg 24 0 1 .000 12.75 5 1 12.0 15 24 17 3 18 0 2.750 11.2 2.2 13.5
11 Don Rahr 19 2 5 .286 4.94 28 10 3 0 102.0 105 72 56 11 53 51 4 0 5 1.549 9.3 1.0 4.7 4.5 0.96
12 Anthony Rao 23 0 0 7.20 1 1 5.0 4 4 4 1 1 0 1.000 7.2 1.8 1.8
13 Ramon Saba 20 4 5 .444 4.50 25 2 0 0 66.0 55 35 33 6 52 62 0 1 4 1.621 7.5 0.8 7.1 8.5 1.19
14 John Sheerin 24 2 1 .667 5.54 5 5 26.0 31 29 16 3 18 0 1.885 10.7 1.0 6.2
15 Robert Sinkewicz 19 4 5 .444 4.27 25 7 1 0 78.0 68 78 37 8 71 65 2 0 6 1.782 7.8 0.9 8.2 7.5 0.92
16 Robert Slezak 21 7 5 .583 4.94 14 14 6 1 93.0 121 67 51 12 33 33 0 0 2 1.656 11.7 1.2 3.2 3.2 1.00
17 Ronald Spring* 21 0 3 .000 9.00 5 3 17.0 18 20 17 4 19 0 2.176 9.5 2.1 10.1
18 Hector Urbano 19 0 0 5.29 8 0 17.0 13 13 10 2 14 0 1.588 6.9 1.1 7.4
19 Michael Vetovich 20 0 1 .000 11.25 3 0 4.0 7 7 5 0 8 0 3.750 15.8 0.0 18.0
20 Gilbert Watts 24 4 0 1.000 4.95 8 4 1 0 40.0 38 28 22 4 30 33 6 0 1 1.700 8.6 0.9 6.8 7.4 1.10
21 Lawrence Zuidmuider* 20 8 7 .533 3.79 17 16 9 1 126.0 116 70 53 8 75 132 5 0 4 1.516 8.3 0.6 5.4 9.4 1.76
21 Players 20.4 65 59 .524 4.59 124 124 78 46 6 1069.0 1049 764 545 111 717 941 35 4 45 4952 1.652 8.8 0.9 6.0 7.9 1.31
* - 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
Buddy Booker 70 585 43 10 8 .984 8.97 14
Norbert Reddick 38 264 16 10 0 .966 7.37 15
Roy Renfro 12 105 10 2 4 .983 9.58 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Dichiara 67 547 42 12 47 .980 8.79
Gilbert Watts 49 277 17 11 22 .964 6.00
Arthur Blunt 12 92 1 4 3 .959 7.75

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roberto Sanchez 67 163 171 14 46 .960 4.99
George Grant 18 40 46 12 7 .878 4.78
Larry Schultz 15 32 36 6 7 .919 4.53
Lyle Owens 12 33 23 0 5 1.000 4.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Baker 41 25 80 10 9 .913 2.56
Gilbert Watts 36 18 32 10 4 .833 1.39
Russell Mueller 29 17 33 15 2 .769 1.72
Lyle Owens 24 28 43 6 1 .922 2.96

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Land 60 99 121 24 33 .902 3.67
Roberto Sanchez 54 104 153 13 22 .952 4.76

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Bosch 122 223 10 17 1 .932 1.91
Reinaldo Vasquez 101 117 9 10 1 .926 1.25
Arthur Blunt 89 124 14 12 3 .920 1.55
Buddy Booker 30 36 5 3 0 .932 1.37
Gilbert Watts 12 19 2 2 0 .913 1.75

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Rahr 28 12 23 4 2 .897 1.25
Ramon Saba 25 2 11 2 2 .867 0.52
Robert Sinkewicz 25 1 13 1 3 .933 0.56
Gary Aldrich 24 14 28 2 3 .955 1.75
Steve Blass 23 7 24 0 1 1.000 1.35
Lawrence Zuidmuider 17 7 19 2 0 .929 1.53
Robert Hamilton 14 6 17 2 0 .920 1.64
Robert Slezak 14 6 22 4 2 .875 2.00
James Johns 10 0 2 2 0 .500 0.20
Troy Giles 9 0.00
Hector Urbano 8 0.00
Gilbert Watts 8 0.00
Paul Murphy 6 0.00
Dick Newberg 5 0.00
John Sheerin 5 0.00
Ronald Spring 5 0.00
Larry Gable 3 0.00
Charles Ling 3 0.00
Michael Vetovich 3 0.00
Gene Baker 1 0.00
Anthony Rao 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gary Aldrich 23 L L 6' 4.0" 198 Jan 2, 1938 Sacramento, CA, US
Gene Baker 36 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 15, 1925 Davenport, IA, US
Steve Blass 19 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Apr 18, 1942 Canaan, CT, US
Arthur Blunt 23 L R 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Buddy Booker 19 L R 5' 10.0" 170 May 28, 1942 Lynchburg, VA, US
Don Bosch 18 S R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 15, 1942 San Francisco, CA, US
Donald Comeaux 21 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1940
Mortimer Davis 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1941
Donald Dichiara 23 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1938
Larry Gable 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1941
Troy Giles 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 13, 1941 Clinton, TN, US
George Grant 23 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1938
Robert Hamilton 20 R R 6' 4.0" 160 1941
James Johns 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1942
Harry Land 17 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 11, 1943
Charles Ling 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 17, 1941 Marlin, TX, US
Russell Mueller 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1938
Paul Murphy 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1941
Dick Newberg 24 R R 6' 3.0" 207 Jun 28, 1937 New Haven, CT, US
Lyle Owens 23 R R 6' 0.0" 1938
Don Rahr 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1942
Anthony Rao 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1938
Norbert Reddick 18 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1943
Roy Renfro 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 13, 1940
Ramon Saba 20 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1941
Roberto Sanchez 27 R R 5' 6.0" 160 Jan 31, 1934 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU
Larry Schultz 21 R L 6' 0.0" 165 1940
John Sheerin 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1937
Robert Sinkewicz 19 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Aug 27, 1941 New Britain, CT, US
Robert Slezak 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1940
Ronald Spring 21 R L 6' 1.0" 170 Jan 27, 1940 Rochester, NY, US
Hector Urbano 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 28, 1941 Bolivar, VE
Reinaldo Vasquez 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1939
Michael Vetovich 20 S R 6' 4.0" 190 1941
Gilbert Watts 24 R R 5' 11.0" 174 1937
Dave Wissman 20 L R 6' 2.0" 178 Feb 17, 1941 Greenfield, MA, US
Lawrence Zuidmuider 20 R L 6' 3.0" 175 1941

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