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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
1Luis Alcaraz18110000.000.0000
2Francis Aldonis20131616241001008.250.250.313.5635000
3John Anderson2247145122213131013112142.254.364.295.65936020
4Red Bresnehan185111.000
5Bruce Brubaker17122118151102016.278.316.444.7608020
6Charles Carlan215115613223395201241926.295.390.364.75348221
7Paul Chenger2021544113153221511010.366.481.6831.16428021
8Kenneth Cullum*2161252199524913353664439.246.386.417.80483414
9Carl Derr2062278237486714544223253.283.373.435.808103423
10Julius French#19951.200
11Pedro Garcia2223443515103117355.286.366.514.88018031
12Robert Geissinger215721317050526622163636.306.438.447.88576430Stats for 2 teams
13Elrod Hendricks*182548346810031134.235.438.265.7029001
14Ron Hunt1862274208535911625284331.284.431.423.854881373
15Wayne Jinske17401139610228121811538.229.339.396.73538110
16David Jones20151910300000287.000.474.000.4740100
17Pat Jordan18122419210000029.
18William Marnie*20470.000
19Barry Morgan*185218014434419113033131.285.412.382.79455131
20Phil Niekro20232521582205134.381.480.6671.14714100
21Ray Orlikowski*17151512331001037.250.400.333.7334000
22Dennis Overby*18235043670106079.
23Frank Saia*236227923163685785143922.294.393.481.873111144
24Joseph Shields21261048024235432422020.288.417.563.98045013
25Earl Stabell21961.167
26William Stevens2161255208456691045053640.317.423.514.938107371
27Timothy Strickland*2049846711207011441514.299.434.448.88130110
28Dennis Tajchman251099010000003.
29Bobby Wade*21162019011003108. for 2 teams
29 Players20.26225102055458565103473438859388452.275.387.420.8078644522
* - 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
1Red Bresnehan1801.0005
2Bruce Brubaker1734.4294.6612111058.0463830536516051.4147.
3Paul Chenger20101.9092.13141310197.05328235691252221.2584.90.56.411.61.81
4Julius French1912.3338
5Pat Jordan1833.5003.5412124156.0413822255562021.7146.
6William Marnie*20301.0003.32421019.0179726300011.2118.10.92.814.25.00
7Phil Niekro2071.8753.122300052.0352018529481041.2316.
8Ray Orlikowski*17401.0005.681541038.0282824427507031.4476.60.96.411.81.85
9Dennis Overby*1882.8002.7117148193.05938284581361141.2585.70.45.613.22.34
10Robert Ritacco23002
11Earl Stabell2112.3331.80920025.01675018191131.3605.
12Dennis Tajchman2511.5002.081010026.02396112131001.3468.
13Bobby Wade2144.5005.471632051.0683931720501011.72512. for 2 teams
13 Players19.24319.6943.55626236263522.0389265206363535852442723211.4216.
* - 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


Wayne Jinske362561061.9787.398
Joseph Shields262211862.9769.1911
Elrod Hendricks1791723.9805.765


Frank Saia62427271630.9667.32


Charles Carlan476461817.9402.66
John Anderson44566568.9532.75


Ron Hunt624688174.8872.16


Carl Derr621101352226.9183.95


Kenneth Cullum6093651.9521.65
William Stevens6066060.9171.10
Robert Geissinger5374430.9631.47Stats for 2 teams
Barry Morgan5031631.9250.74
Timothy Strickland3421020.9130.62
Pedro Garcia1713031.8130.76
Francis Aldonis1260001.0000.50


Phil Niekro23215011.0000.74
Dennis Overby1741240.8000.94
Bobby Wade16010001.0000.63Stats for 2 teams
Ray Orlikowski150210.6670.13
Paul Chenger1422332.8931.79
Bruce Brubaker123810.9170.92
Pat Jordan1231210.9381.25
Dennis Tajchman101521.7500.60
Earl Stabell90.00
Julius French80.00
Red Bresnehan50.00
William Marnie40.00
Robert Ritacco20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Luis Alcaraz18RR5' 9.0"165Jun 20, 1941Humacao, PR
Francis Aldonis20RR5' 10.0"1701939
John Anderson22RR6' 1.0"1751937
Red Bresnehan18RR5' 11.0"170Jan 27, 1941Oconomowoc, WI, US
Bruce Brubaker17RR6' 1.0"198Dec 29, 1941Harrisburg, PA, US
Charles Carlan21RR5' 11.0"170Jul 21, 1937DeFuniak Springs, FL, US
Paul Chenger20RR5' 10.0"180Aug 20, 1938Coatesville, PA, US
Kenneth Cullum21LL5' 11.0"175Aug 27, 1937New Britain, CT, US
Carl Derr20RR6' 0.0"175Jun 11, 1939Bloomsburg, PA, US
Julius French19SR6' 0.0"185Jul 28, 1939
Pedro Garcia22R6' 0.0"1831937
Robert Geissinger21RL5' 11.0"1701938
Elrod Hendricks18LR6' 1.0"175Dec 22, 1940Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI
Ron Hunt18RR6' 0.0"186Feb 23, 1941St. Louis, MO, US
Wayne Jinske17RR5' 9.0"165Aug 19, 1941Stevens Point, WI, US
David Jones20R5' 10.0"1951939
Pat Jordan18RR6' 2.0"193Apr 22, 1941Bridgeport, CT, US
William Marnie20LL6' 4.0"190Nov 11, 1938Philadelphia, PA, US
Barry Morgan18LR5' 11.0"170Oct 17, 1940Greensboro, NC, US
Phil Niekro20RR6' 1.0"180Apr 1, 1939Blaine, OH, US
Ray Orlikowski17LL6' 0.0"185Oct 23, 1941Stevens Point, WI, US
Dennis Overby18LL6' 1.0"170May 6, 1941Chetek, WI, US
Robert Ritacco23SR5' 11.0"1831936
Frank Saia23LL5' 10.0"175Dec 4, 1935Cambridge, MA, US
Joseph Shields21RR6' 2.0"190Feb 4, 1938Concord, NH, US
Earl Stabell21RR6' 5.0"2201938
William Stevens21RR5' 11.0"180Oct 21, 1937Norwalk, CT, US
Timothy Strickland20LR6' 2.0"170Sep 10, 1938Goldsboro, NC, US
Dennis Tajchman25RR6' 2.0"2201934
Bobby Wade21LR6' 3.0"2001938

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