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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 Aldonis2013164100.250.3135
3John Anderson224712231310.254.29536
4Red Bresnehan185111.000
5Bruce Brubaker1712185110.278.4448
6Charles Carlan215113239520.295.36448
7Paul Chenger20214115322.366.68328
8Kenneth Cullum*2161199491335.246.41783
9Carl Derr2062237671454.283.435103
10Julius French#19951.200
11Pedro Garcia22233510311.286.51418
12Robert Geissinger215717052662.306.44776Stats for 2 teams
13Elrod Hendricks*1825348100.235.2659
14Ron Hunt1862208591162.284.42388
15Wayne Jinske17409622812.229.39638
16David Jones2015100000.000.0000
17Pat Jordan1812191000.053.0531
18William Marnie*20470.000
19Barry Morgan*185214441911.285.38255
20Phil Niekro2023218220.381.66714
21Ray Orlikowski*1715123100.250.3334
22Dennis Overby*1823437010.163.2099
23Frank Saia*236223168578.294.481111
24Joseph Shields21268023543.288.56345
25Earl Stabell21961.167
26William Stevens2161208669104.317.514107
27Timothy Strickland*20496720701.299.44830
28Dennis Tajchman251091000.111.1111
29Bobby Wade*2116191100.053.1052Stats 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 Brubaker1734.4294.66121158.04638305361.4147.10.85.6
3Paul Chenger20101.9092.13141397.05328235691.2584.90.56.4
4Julius French1912.3338
5Pat Jordan1833.5003.54121256.04138222551.7146.60.38.8
6William Marnie*20301.0003.324219.01797261.2118.10.92.8
7Phil Niekro2071.8753.1223052.03520185291.2316.10.95.0
8Ray Orlikowski*17401.0005.6815438.02828244271.4476.60.96.4
9Dennis Overby*1882.8002.71171493.05938284581.2585.70.45.6
10Robert Ritacco23002
11Earl Stabell2112.3331.809225.016750181.3605.80.06.5
12Dennis Tajchman2511.5002.0810126.023961121.3468.00.34.2
13Bobby Wade2144.5005.4716351.06839317201.72512.01.23.5Stats 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


Phil Niekro230.00
Dennis Overby170.00
Bobby Wade160.00Stats for 2 teams
Ray Orlikowski150.00
Paul Chenger140.00
Bruce Brubaker120.00
Pat Jordan120.00
Dennis Tajchman100.00
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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