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1959 McCook Braves

1959 > Class Short-Season D > 1959 Nebraska State League
Overall: 43-19
Scored 458 runs, Allowed 265 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 45-17

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Bill Steinecke
Represented: McCook, NE
Ballpark: Cibola Stadium (McCook, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958

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 Luis Alcaraz 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Francis Aldonis 20 13 16 16 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 .250 .250 .313 .563 5 0 0 0
3 John Anderson 22 47 145 122 21 31 3 1 0 13 11 21 42 .254 .364 .295 .659 36 0 2 0
4 Red Bresnehan 18 5 1 1 1.000
5 Bruce Brubaker 17 12 21 18 1 5 1 1 0 2 0 1 6 .278 .316 .444 .760 8 0 2 0
6 Charles Carlan 21 51 156 132 23 39 5 2 0 12 4 19 26 .295 .390 .364 .753 48 2 2 1
7 Paul Chenger 20 21 54 41 13 15 3 2 2 15 1 10 10 .366 .481 .683 1.164 28 0 2 1
8 Kenneth Cullum* 21 61 252 199 52 49 13 3 5 36 6 44 39 .246 .386 .417 .804 83 4 1 4
9 Carl Derr 20 62 278 237 48 67 14 5 4 42 2 32 53 .283 .373 .435 .808 103 4 2 3
10 Julius French# 19 9 5 1 .200
11 Pedro Garcia 22 23 44 35 15 10 3 1 1 7 3 5 5 .286 .366 .514 .880 18 0 3 1
12 Robert Geissinger 21 57 213 170 50 52 6 6 2 21 6 36 36 .306 .438 .447 .885 76 4 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
13 Elrod Hendricks* 18 25 48 34 6 8 1 0 0 3 1 13 4 .235 .438 .265 .702 9 0 0 1
14 Ron Hunt 18 62 274 208 53 59 11 6 2 52 8 43 31 .284 .431 .423 .854 88 13 7 3
15 Wayne Jinske 17 40 113 96 10 22 8 1 2 18 1 15 38 .229 .339 .396 .735 38 1 1 0
16 David Jones 20 15 19 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 7 .000 .474 .000 .474 0 1 0 0
17 Pat Jordan 18 12 24 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .053 .182 .053 .234 1 1 2 0
18 William Marnie* 20 4 7 0 .000
19 Barry Morgan* 18 52 180 144 34 41 9 1 1 30 3 31 31 .285 .412 .382 .794 55 1 3 1
20 Phil Niekro 20 23 25 21 5 8 2 2 0 5 1 3 4 .381 .480 .667 1.147 14 1 0 0
21 Ray Orlikowski* 17 15 15 12 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 7 .250 .400 .333 .733 4 0 0 0
22 Dennis Overby* 18 23 50 43 6 7 0 1 0 6 0 7 9 .163 .280 .209 .489 9 0 0 0
23 Frank Saia* 23 62 279 231 63 68 5 7 8 51 4 39 22 .294 .393 .481 .873 111 1 4 4
24 Joseph Shields 21 26 104 80 24 23 5 4 3 24 2 20 20 .288 .417 .563 .980 45 0 1 3
25 Earl Stabell 21 9 6 1 .167
26 William Stevens 21 61 255 208 45 66 9 10 4 50 5 36 40 .317 .423 .514 .938 107 3 7 1
27 Timothy Strickland* 20 49 84 67 11 20 7 0 1 14 4 15 14 .299 .434 .448 .881 30 1 1 0
28 Dennis Tajchman 25 10 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 0 0
29 Bobby Wade* 21 16 20 19 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 8 .053 .053 .105 .158 2 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
29 Players 20.2 62 2510 2055 458 565 103 47 34 388 59 388 452 .275 .387 .420 .807 864 45 22
* - 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 Red Bresnehan 18 0 1 .000 5
2 Bruce Brubaker 17 3 4 .429 4.66 12 11 1 0 58.0 46 38 30 5 36 51 6 0 5 1.414 7.1 0.8 5.6 7.9 1.42
3 Paul Chenger 20 10 1 .909 2.13 14 13 10 1 97.0 53 28 23 5 69 125 2 2 2 1.258 4.9 0.5 6.4 11.6 1.81
4 Julius French 19 1 2 .333 8
5 Pat Jordan 18 3 3 .500 3.54 12 12 4 1 56.0 41 38 22 2 55 56 2 0 2 1.714 6.6 0.3 8.8 9.0 1.02
6 William Marnie* 20 3 0 1.000 3.32 4 2 1 0 19.0 17 9 7 2 6 30 0 0 1 1.211 8.1 0.9 2.8 14.2 5.00
7 Phil Niekro 20 7 1 .875 3.12 23 0 0 0 52.0 35 20 18 5 29 48 1 0 4 1.231 6.1 0.9 5.0 8.3 1.66
8 Ray Orlikowski* 17 4 0 1.000 5.68 15 4 1 0 38.0 28 28 24 4 27 50 7 0 3 1.447 6.6 0.9 6.4 11.8 1.85
9 Dennis Overby* 18 8 2 .800 2.71 17 14 8 1 93.0 59 38 28 4 58 136 1 1 4 1.258 5.7 0.4 5.6 13.2 2.34
10 Robert Ritacco 23 0 0 2
11 Earl Stabell 21 1 2 .333 1.80 9 2 0 0 25.0 16 7 5 0 18 19 1 1 3 1.360 5.8 0.0 6.5 6.8 1.06
12 Dennis Tajchman 25 1 1 .500 2.08 10 1 0 0 26.0 23 9 6 1 12 13 1 0 0 1.346 8.0 0.3 4.2 4.5 1.08
13 Bobby Wade 21 4 4 .500 5.47 16 3 2 0 51.0 68 39 31 7 20 50 1 0 1 1.725 12.0 1.2 3.5 8.8 2.50 Stats for 2 teams
13 Players 19.2 43 19 .694 3.55 62 62 36 26 3 522.0 389 265 206 36 353 585 24 4 27 2321 1.421 6.7 0.6 6.1 10.1 1.66
* - 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
Wayne Jinske 36 256 10 6 1 .978 7.39 8
Joseph Shields 26 221 18 6 2 .976 9.19 11
Elrod Hendricks 17 91 7 2 3 .980 5.76 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Saia 62 427 27 16 30 .966 7.32

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Carlan 47 64 61 8 17 .940 2.66
John Anderson 44 56 65 6 8 .953 2.75

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Hunt 62 46 88 17 4 .887 2.16

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carl Derr 62 110 135 22 26 .918 3.95

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenneth Cullum 60 93 6 5 1 .952 1.65
William Stevens 60 66 0 6 0 .917 1.10
Robert Geissinger 53 74 4 3 0 .963 1.47 Stats for 2 teams
Barry Morgan 50 31 6 3 1 .925 0.74
Timothy Strickland 34 21 0 2 0 .913 0.62
Pedro Garcia 17 13 0 3 1 .813 0.76
Francis Aldonis 12 6 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Niekro 23 2 15 0 1 1.000 0.74
Dennis Overby 17 4 12 4 0 .800 0.94
Bobby Wade 16 0 10 0 0 1.000 0.63 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Orlikowski 15 0 2 1 0 .667 0.13
Paul Chenger 14 2 23 3 2 .893 1.79
Bruce Brubaker 12 3 8 1 0 .917 0.92
Pat Jordan 12 3 12 1 0 .938 1.25
Dennis Tajchman 10 1 5 2 1 .750 0.60
Earl Stabell 9 0.00
Julius French 8 0.00
Red Bresnehan 5 0.00
William Marnie 4 0.00
Robert Ritacco 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Luis Alcaraz 18 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jun 20, 1941 Humacao, PR
Francis Aldonis 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1939
John Anderson 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1937
Red Bresnehan 18 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 27, 1941 Oconomowoc, WI, US
Bruce Brubaker 17 R R 6' 1.0" 198 Dec 29, 1941 Harrisburg, PA, US
Charles Carlan 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 21, 1937 DeFuniak Springs, FL, US
Paul Chenger 20 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 20, 1938 Coatesville, PA, US
Kenneth Cullum 21 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 27, 1937 New Britain, CT, US
Carl Derr 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 11, 1939 Bloomsburg, PA, US
Julius French 19 S R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 28, 1939
Pedro Garcia 22 R 6' 0.0" 183 1937
Robert Geissinger 21 R L 5' 11.0" 170 1938
Elrod Hendricks 18 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 22, 1940 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI
Ron Hunt 18 R R 6' 0.0" 186 Feb 23, 1941 St. Louis, MO, US
Wayne Jinske 17 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 19, 1941 Stevens Point, WI, US
David Jones 20 R 5' 10.0" 195 1939
Pat Jordan 18 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Apr 22, 1941 Bridgeport, CT, US
William Marnie 20 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Nov 11, 1938 Philadelphia, PA, US
Barry Morgan 18 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 17, 1940 Greensboro, NC, US
Phil Niekro 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 1, 1939 Blaine, OH, US
Ray Orlikowski 17 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 23, 1941 Stevens Point, WI, US
Dennis Overby 18 L L 6' 1.0" 170 May 6, 1941 Chetek, WI, US
Robert Ritacco 23 S R 5' 11.0" 183 1936
Frank Saia 23 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 4, 1935 Cambridge, MA, US
Joseph Shields 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 4, 1938 Concord, NH, US
Earl Stabell 21 R R 6' 5.0" 220 1938
William Stevens 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 21, 1937 Norwalk, CT, US
Timothy Strickland 20 L R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 10, 1938 Goldsboro, NC, US
Dennis Tajchman 25 R R 6' 2.0" 220 1934
Bobby Wade 21 L R 6' 3.0" 200 1938

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