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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 4 1 0 0 .250 .313 5
3 John Anderson 22 47 122 31 3 1 0 .254 .295 36
4 Red Bresnehan 18 5 1 1 1.000
5 Bruce Brubaker 17 12 18 5 1 1 0 .278 .444 8
6 Charles Carlan 21 51 132 39 5 2 0 .295 .364 48
7 Paul Chenger 20 21 41 15 3 2 2 .366 .683 28
8 Kenneth Cullum* 21 61 199 49 13 3 5 .246 .417 83
9 Carl Derr 20 62 237 67 14 5 4 .283 .435 103
10 Julius French# 19 9 5 1 .200
11 Pedro Garcia 22 23 35 10 3 1 1 .286 .514 18
12 Robert Geissinger 21 57 170 52 6 6 2 .306 .447 76 Stats for 2 teams
13 Elrod Hendricks* 18 25 34 8 1 0 0 .235 .265 9
14 Ron Hunt 18 62 208 59 11 6 2 .284 .423 88
15 Wayne Jinske 17 40 96 22 8 1 2 .229 .396 38
16 David Jones 20 15 10 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Pat Jordan 18 12 19 1 0 0 0 .053 .053 1
18 William Marnie* 20 4 7 0 .000
19 Barry Morgan* 18 52 144 41 9 1 1 .285 .382 55
20 Phil Niekro 20 23 21 8 2 2 0 .381 .667 14
21 Ray Orlikowski* 17 15 12 3 1 0 0 .250 .333 4
22 Dennis Overby* 18 23 43 7 0 1 0 .163 .209 9
23 Frank Saia* 23 62 231 68 5 7 8 .294 .481 111
24 Joseph Shields 21 26 80 23 5 4 3 .288 .563 45
25 Earl Stabell 21 9 6 1 .167
26 William Stevens 21 61 208 66 9 10 4 .317 .514 107
27 Timothy Strickland* 20 49 67 20 7 0 1 .299 .448 30
28 Dennis Tajchman 25 10 9 1 0 0 0 .111 .111 1
29 Bobby Wade* 21 16 19 1 1 0 0 .053 .105 2 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 58.0 46 38 30 5 36 1.414 7.1 0.8 5.6
3 Paul Chenger 20 10 1 .909 2.13 14 13 97.0 53 28 23 5 69 1.258 4.9 0.5 6.4
4 Julius French 19 1 2 .333 8
5 Pat Jordan 18 3 3 .500 3.54 12 12 56.0 41 38 22 2 55 1.714 6.6 0.3 8.8
6 William Marnie* 20 3 0 1.000 3.32 4 2 19.0 17 9 7 2 6 1.211 8.1 0.9 2.8
7 Phil Niekro 20 7 1 .875 3.12 23 0 52.0 35 20 18 5 29 1.231 6.1 0.9 5.0
8 Ray Orlikowski* 17 4 0 1.000 5.68 15 4 38.0 28 28 24 4 27 1.447 6.6 0.9 6.4
9 Dennis Overby* 18 8 2 .800 2.71 17 14 93.0 59 38 28 4 58 1.258 5.7 0.4 5.6
10 Robert Ritacco 23 0 0 2
11 Earl Stabell 21 1 2 .333 1.80 9 2 25.0 16 7 5 0 18 1.360 5.8 0.0 6.5
12 Dennis Tajchman 25 1 1 .500 2.08 10 1 26.0 23 9 6 1 12 1.346 8.0 0.3 4.2
13 Bobby Wade 21 4 4 .500 5.47 16 3 51.0 68 39 31 7 20 1.725 12.0 1.2 3.5 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Niekro 23 0.00
Dennis Overby 17 0.00
Bobby Wade 16 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Orlikowski 15 0.00
Paul Chenger 14 0.00
Bruce Brubaker 12 0.00
Pat Jordan 12 0.00
Dennis Tajchman 10 0.00
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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