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1959 Charleston ChaSox

1959 > Class A > 1959 South Atlantic League
Overall: 71-69
Scored 623 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-71

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Skeeter Scalzi
Represented: Charleston, SC
Ballpark: College Park (Charleston, SC)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960

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 Don Bacon* 24 12 55 43 6 10 1 0 1 7 1 10 4 .233 .400 .326 .726 14 2 0 0 1
2 Edward Barbarito 31 16 42 33 5 6 1 0 0 4 0 8 4 .182 .333 .212 .545 7 0 0 1 0
3 Ollie Brantley 27 49 81 72 8 14 0 2 0 5 0 2 13 .194 .213 .250 .463 18 0 6 1 0
4 Robert Case* 22 128 591 491 69 135 24 6 6 47 10 83 73 .275 .386 .385 .771 189 8 5 4 3
5 Bill Currie 32 14 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
6 Jim Derrington* 19 58 91 85 6 20 4 0 3 15 0 4 14 .235 .270 .388 .658 33 0 2 0 0
7 Domenick Ditusa 23 118 476 434 45 109 17 5 8 62 1 34 73 .251 .304 .369 .672 160 1 2 5 1
8 Donald Gordon* 22 31 104 89 10 18 4 0 1 13 1 13 14 .202 .308 .281 .589 25 1 0 1 3
9 Richard Grant 25 30 45 39 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 27 .051 .140 .051 .191 2 1 2 0 0
10 Paul Griffith* 25 25 84 61 13 10 0 1 0 3 2 21 14 .164 .386 .197 .582 12 1 1 0 0
11 Ken Guettler 32 72 206 155 22 36 10 0 4 23 0 40 24 .232 .403 .374 .777 58 7 0 4 3 Stats for 2 teams
12 Murray Guttman 25 41 34 27 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 12 .074 .167 .074 .241 2 0 4 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
13 Sam Hairston 39 120 470 427 60 141 21 2 10 63 0 37 23 .330 .383 .459 .842 196 2 0 4 4
14 Joe Hoerner 22 15 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 1 0
15 Dick Idzkowski 26 12 18 17 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .118 .118 .118 .235 2 0 1 0 0
16 John Isaac* 25 40 40 27 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 16 .111 .333 .111 .444 3 1 4 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 Ernest Johnson* 27 107 365 339 42 90 12 1 10 43 3 20 52 .265 .309 .395 .704 134 2 2 2 2
18 Len Johnston* 30 56 252 204 35 52 5 4 0 14 8 44 30 .255 .389 .319 .708 65 2 0 2 2
19 Richard Kimball 24 1 2 0 .000
20 Wayne Leneave? -- 3 5 0 .000
21 Charlie Lindstrom 22 128 443 411 43 90 8 2 4 34 0 29 38 .219 .271 .277 .549 114 1 1 1 8
22 Dick Lombardi 26 17 71 68 9 18 3 0 3 11 0 2 20 .265 .286 .441 .727 30 0 1 0 0
23 Stover McIlwain 19 40 64 61 7 10 2 1 2 4 0 1 23 .164 .177 .328 .505 20 0 2 0 0
24 Donald Meadows 24 11 37 35 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .086 .135 .086 .221 3 0 0 0 0
25 Don Mincher* 21 137 591 511 80 139 15 3 22 92 1 67 65 .272 .353 .442 .796 226 1 5 7 8
26 Angelo Nardella 30 30 38 33 6 5 2 1 0 2 0 3 14 .152 .243 .273 .516 9 1 1 0 0
27 Jim Pearce 34 27 31 27 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 14 .148 .207 .148 .355 4 0 2 0 0
28 Eddie Phillips# 28 25 100 88 15 18 2 1 1 7 0 9 13 .205 .283 .284 .567 25 1 1 1 0
29 Donald Prohovich* 24 123 497 405 57 103 13 5 10 60 9 81 84 .254 .379 .385 .764 156 3 3 5 4
30 Thomas Richards* 23 24 52 42 6 6 2 0 0 1 0 9 9 .143 .294 .190 .485 8 0 1 0 0
31 Glen Rosenbaum 23 45 47 40 6 6 1 1 0 4 0 4 17 .150 .261 .225 .486 9 2 1 0 0
32 Robert Rous* 25 6 16 3 .188
33 John Spicuzza 24 14 37 33 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 9 .121 .216 .152 .368 5 0 0 0 0
34 Chico Terry 26 120 518 456 59 126 10 5 1 51 2 49 43 .276 .346 .327 .673 149 2 7 4 3
35 Bryant Wasdell* 21 16 11 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 .200 .273 .300 .573 3 0 0 0 0
36 Herman Williamson 25 3 9 2 .222
37 Vincent Zeimis 22 5 1 0 .000
37 Players 25.6 140 5348 4660 623 1162 158 40 83 545 37 30 565 759 .249 .333 .354 .687 1649 38 49 36 42
* - 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 Ollie Brantley 27 12 11 .522 3.91 40 26 6 1 198.0 207 96 86 13 64 3 121 1 0 3 1.369 9.4 0.6 2.9 5.5 1.89
2 Bill Currie 32 1 0 1.000 3.30 14 0 0 0 30.0 28 13 11 3 12 2 11 1 0 1 1.333 8.4 0.9 3.6 3.3 0.92 Stats for 2 teams
3 Jim Derrington* 19 10 8 .556 3.68 40 24 8 2 176.0 173 87 72 6 108 9 134 2 0 6 1.597 8.8 0.3 5.5 6.9 1.24
4 Richard Grant 25 9 4 .692 2.87 30 12 3 2 113.0 112 44 36 5 32 8 56 2 1 2 1.274 8.9 0.4 2.5 4.5 1.75
5 Murray Guttman 25 5 6 .455 3.26 41 6 0 0 105.0 111 53 38 4 40 7 53 3 1 2 1.438 9.5 0.3 3.4 4.5 1.33 Stats for 2 teams
6 Joe Hoerner* 22 1 1 .500 15
7 Dick Idzkowski 26 2 2 .500 4.31 12 6 0 0 48.0 51 33 23 7 23 1 40 2 0 3 1.542 9.6 1.3 4.3 7.5 1.74
8 John Isaac* 25 7 7 .500 4.54 38 10 4 0 113.0 131 72 57 8 46 4 66 0 1 4 1.566 10.4 0.6 3.7 5.3 1.43 Stats for 2 teams
9 William Jones 21 0 0 1
10 Richard Kimball 24 0 1 .000 1
11 Charlie Lindstrom 22 0 0 3
12 Stover McIlwain 19 9 11 .450 3.60 33 21 7 2 160.0 133 84 64 5 103 16 97 7 0 6 1.475 7.5 0.3 5.8 5.5 0.94
13 Angelo Nardella 30 4 4 .500 4.03 21 6 2 0 67.0 68 36 30 4 29 9 29 1 0 1 1.448 9.1 0.5 3.9 3.9 1.00
14 Jim Pearce 34 2 8 .200 3.99 27 10 3 0 97.0 103 56 43 4 33 8 46 3 0 5 1.402 9.6 0.4 3.1 4.3 1.39
15 Thomas Richards 23 8 10 .444 3.63 22 16 8 2 129.0 127 59 52 11 59 8 78 3 1 4 1.442 8.9 0.8 4.1 5.4 1.32
16 Glen Rosenbaum 23 13 4 .765 3.98 35 12 5 0 129.0 136 66 57 13 52 10 77 2 2 5 1.457 9.5 0.9 3.6 5.4 1.48
17 Skeeter Scalzi 46 0 0 1
18 Bryant Wasdell 21 0 4 .000 4.37 16 3 0 0 35.0 38 21 17 2 22 5 15 0 0 2 1.714 9.8 0.5 5.7 3.9 0.68
19 Vincent Zeimis 22 0 0 3
19 Players 24.5 71 69 .507 3.68 140 140 97 43 12 1234.0 1247 630 505 82 574 87 733 26 5 38 1.476 9.1 0.6 4.2 5.3 1.28
* - 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
Sam Hairston 104 562 58 8 9 .987 5.96 10
Charlie Lindstrom 42 265 11 3 3 .989 6.57 10

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Mincher 137 1194 72 21 114 .984 9.24

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Case 128 318 362 21 91 .970 5.31
Don Bacon 12 26 26 3 5 .945 4.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Prohovich 95 93 202 20 18 .937 3.11
Charlie Lindstrom 28 19 62 6 4 .931 2.89
Donald Meadows 11 11 19 4 3 .882 2.73

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Terry 120 237 393 40 80 .940 5.25
Donald Prohovich 21 43 58 9 11 .918 4.81

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Domenick Ditusa 114 172 5 4 0 .978 1.55
Ernest Johnson 102 187 14 9 1 .957 1.97
Ken Guettler 56 57 5 4 2 .939 1.11 Stats for 2 teams
Len Johnston 56 135 7 1 2 .993 2.54
Charlie Lindstrom 54 56 5 8 1 .884 1.13
Eddie Phillips 24 39 4 0 2 1.000 1.79
Paul Griffith 23 49 3 2 1 .963 2.26
Donald Gordon 21 42 1 4 0 .915 2.05
Dick Lombardi 17 38 2 1 1 .976 2.35

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Murray Guttman 41 6 17 2 1 .920 0.56 Stats for 2 teams
Ollie Brantley 40 9 32 1 2 .976 1.03
Jim Derrington 40 8 28 2 0 .947 0.90
Glen Rosenbaum 35 9 20 0 0 1.000 0.83
Stover McIlwain 33 5 21 2 2 .929 0.79
Richard Grant 30 5 16 1 2 .955 0.70
Jim Pearce 27 5 14 0 0 1.000 0.70
Thomas Richards 22 8 15 0 1 1.000 1.05
Angelo Nardella 21 4 12 0 0 1.000 0.76
John Isaac 18 5 13 1 0 .947 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
Bryant Wasdell 16 2 5 1 1 .875 0.44
Joe Hoerner 15 3 7 1 1 .909 0.67
Bill Currie 14 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.29 Stats for 2 teams
Dick Idzkowski 12 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.42
Charlie Lindstrom 3 0.00
Vincent Zeimis 3 0.00
William Jones 1 0.00
Richard Kimball 1 0.00
Skeeter Scalzi 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Don Bacon 24 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 28, 1935 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Edward Barbarito 31 R 5' 8.0" 180 1928
Ollie Brantley 27 R R 6' 3.0" 178 1932 Lexon, AR, US
Robert Case 22 L R 5' 5.0" 145 Feb 18, 1937
Bill Currie 32 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 29, 1926 Leary, GA, US
Jim Derrington 19 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 29, 1939 Compton, CA, US
Domenick Ditusa 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 29, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Donald Gordon 22 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 16, 1936 Luray, KS, US
Richard Grant 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1934
Paul Griffith 25 L R 5' 10.0" 170 1934
Ken Guettler 32 R 6' 0.0" 200 May 29, 1927
Murray Guttman 25 R R 6' 3.0" 194 1934
Sam Hairston 39 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Jan 20, 1920 Crawford, MS, US
Joe Hoerner 22 R L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 12, 1936 Dubuque, IA, US
Dick Idzkowski 26 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 7, 1933
John Isaac 25 L L 6' 0.0" 157 1934
Ernest Johnson 27 L R 6' 4.0" 170 Nov 4, 1931 Jackson, MS, US
Len Johnston 30 L L 5' 10.0" 167 Mar 15, 1929 Pontiac, MI, US
William Jones 21 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Apr 20, 1938 Jacksonville, FL, US
Richard Kimball 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1935
Wayne Leneave -- Unknown
Charlie Lindstrom 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 7, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Dick Lombardi 26 R 5' 11.0" 186 Sep 8, 1932
Stover McIlwain 19 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 22, 1939 Savannah, GA, US
Donald Meadows 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1935
Don Mincher 21 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 24, 1938 Huntsville, AL, US
Angelo Nardella 30 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 24, 1928 Bath, PA, US
Jim Pearce 34 R R 6' 6.0" 180 Jun 9, 1925 Zebulon, NC, US
Eddie Phillips 28 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 8, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Donald Prohovich 24 L R 6' 1.0" 187 Nov 30, 1934 Ware, MA, US
Thomas Richards 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 4, 1936 Carlos, MD, US
Glen Rosenbaum 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 14, 1936 Union Mills, IN, US
Robert Rous 25 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1934
Skeeter Scalzi 46 R R 5' 6.0" 160 Jun 16, 1913 Lafferty, OH, US
John Spicuzza 24 R 6' 0.0" 195 1935
Chico Terry 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 17, 1932 Cruces, Las Villas, CU
Bryant Wasdell 21 L R 5' 11.0" 168 1938
Herman Williamson 25 R R 6' 0.0" 188 1934
Vincent Zeimis 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1937

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