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1961 Dallas-Fort Worth Rangers

1961 > Class AAA > 1961 American Association
Overall: 72-77
Scored 621 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-82

Affiliation: Los Angeles Angels-AL
Manager: Walker Cooper
Represented: Dallas, TX and Fort Worth, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

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 Ron Blackburn 26 58 35 34 4 9 2 0 0 2 0 1 8 .265 .286 .324 .609 11
2 Tom Burgess* 33 136 526 452 66 130 24 5 14 73 2 74 41 .288 .388 .456 .844 206
3 Leo Burke 27 42 159 143 22 36 5 2 7 23 2 16 23 .252 .327 .462 .789 66
4 Dean Chance 20 63 53 51 4 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 29 .059 .094 .098 .192 5
5 Morris Cigar 24 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Jim Fregosi 19 150 566 516 54 131 18 4 6 50 6 50 70 .254 .320 .339 .659 175
7 Marion Fricano 37 3 2 2 1.000
8 Aubrey Gatewood 22 6 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Pete Gongola 24 49 137 117 13 31 3 1 3 15 0 20 25 .265 .372 .385 .757 45
10 Lee Handley 26 69 199 173 19 43 8 0 3 23 0 26 33 .249 .347 .347 .694 60 Stats for 2 teams
11 Jack Hannah* 28 57 26 24 4 6 1 1 0 1 0 2 8 .250 .308 .375 .683 9
12 Mickey Harrington 26 106 416 404 51 123 15 2 16 55 1 12 38 .304 .325 .470 .795 190
13 Rudy Hernandez 29 20 15 15 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 .200 .200 .267 .467 4 Stats for 2 teams
14 Ray Jablonski 34 44 163 135 24 46 6 0 9 32 0 28 21 .341 .454 .585 1.039 79
15 Ted Kazanski 27 134 458 429 44 106 20 1 5 51 2 29 36 .247 .295 .333 .628 143
16 Chick King 30 141 473 442 68 107 18 3 9 41 10 31 83 .242 .292 .357 .649 158
17 Dick Littlefield* 35 26 43 41 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 15 .122 .163 .122 .285 5
18 Luis Marquez 35 18 48 43 5 9 3 1 0 3 0 5 10 .209 .292 .326 .617 14
19 Laurin Pepper 30 43 76 73 6 13 1 0 0 3 0 3 16 .178 .211 .192 .402 14
20 Taylor Phillips* 28 20 39 37 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 17 .135 .179 .162 .342 6
21 Tom Qualters 26 11 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
22 Dick Rand 30 19 30 24 2 6 0 0 0 5 0 6 6 .250 .400 .250 .650 6
23 Buck Rodgers# 22 124 474 427 55 122 22 3 3 62 2 47 37 .286 .357 .372 .729 159
24 Donald Ross 23 8 17 1 .059
25 Ed Sadowski 30 14 62 55 3 13 3 0 1 7 0 7 6 .236 .323 .345 .668 19
26 Jack Spring 28 25 39 36 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 13 .111 .179 .111 .291 4
27 Bob Sprout* 19 36 54 49 4 5 1 0 0 3 0 5 25 .102 .185 .122 .308 6
28 Chuck Tanner* 32 48 190 170 28 51 12 5 1 18 2 20 19 .300 .374 .447 .821 76
29 Faye Throneberry* 30 32 126 109 15 25 5 1 3 17 0 17 15 .229 .333 .376 .709 41
30 Ken Toothman* 26 48 155 133 24 38 11 0 1 9 2 22 10 .286 .387 .391 .778 52
31 Gale Wade* 32 59 173 149 23 34 1 1 1 9 4 24 21 .228 .335 .268 .604 40
32 Mike White 22 36 132 112 12 26 1 1 2 9 1 20 18 .232 .348 .313 .661 35
33 Bob Wiesler# 30 38 19 19 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .158 .158 .158 .316 3
34 George Williams 21 111 480 446 54 125 22 4 4 39 7 34 81 .280 .331 .374 .706 167
35 Corky Withrow 23 1 4 1 .250
36 Jim Woods 21 70 253 241 24 54 12 0 9 34 1 12 64 .224 .261 .386 .647 93
36 Players 26.1 150 5590 4975 621 1276 208 37 94 565 43 499 781 .256 .322 .370 .692 1840 130 80 36 44
* - 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 Ron Blackburn 26 13 11 .542 3.91 58 2 122.0 139 61 53 13 33 1.410 10.3 1.0 2.4
2 Dean Chance 20 9 12 .429 3.66 63 14 177.0 167 79 72 4 51 1.232 8.5 0.2 2.6
3 Morris Cigar 24 0 0 4 0 5.0
4 Marion Fricano 37 0 0 3 0 9.0
5 William Garcia 25 0 2 .000 24.00 4 1 3.0 8 10 8 1 4 4.000 24.0 3.0 12.0
6 Aubrey Gatewood 22 0 2 .000 7.58 6 3 19.0 23 20 16 2 16 2.053 10.9 0.9 7.6
7 Jack Hannah 28 5 4 .556 3.30 52 3 120.0 119 60 44 15 44 1.358 8.9 1.1 3.3
8 Rudy Hernandez 29 3 1 .750 7.20 20 4 45.0 56 37 36 5 36 2.044 11.2 1.0 7.2 Stats for 2 teams
9 Dick Littlefield* 35 5 9 .357 4.83 26 21 121.0 143 70 65 22 31 1.438 10.6 1.6 2.3
10 Laurin Pepper 30 15 11 .577 3.45 34 32 227.0 234 104 87 12 94 1.445 9.3 0.5 3.7
11 Taylor Phillips* 28 8 6 .571 3.46 20 17 112.0 121 51 43 8 48 1.509 9.7 0.6 3.9
12 Tom Qualters 26 0 0 7.29 11 2 21.0 32 17 17 4 6 1.810 13.7 1.7 2.6 Stats for 2 teams
13 Jack Spring* 28 8 7 .533 4.01 23 23 128.0 146 62 57 10 28 1.359 10.3 0.7 2.0
14 Bob Sprout* 19 5 11 .313 4.75 36 26 161.0 163 98 85 18 84 1.534 9.1 1.0 4.7
15 Murray Wall 34 0 1 .000 12.00 3 0 3.0 5 4 4 2 0 1.667 15.0 6.0 0.0
16 Bob Wiesler* 30 2 1 .667 5.05 36 2 66.0 89 46 37 6 31 1.818 12.1 0.8 4.2
16 Players 26.5 72 77 .483 4.10 150 150 129 21 10 1314.0 1418 693 599 120 493 38 747 27 4 37 5750 1.454 9.7 0.8 3.4 5.1 1.52
* - 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
Buck Rodgers 116 595 70 11 12 .984 5.73 5
Pete Gongola 39 172 17 2 3 .990 4.85 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Burgess 100 839 60 6 96 .993 8.99
Ray Jablonski 34 277 16 1 33 .997 8.62
Ted Kazanski 25 189 21 1 23 .995 8.40

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Williams 110 328 329 21 104 .969 5.97
Ted Kazanski 40 106 127 3 37 .987 5.83

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Woods 65 49 103 6 13 .962 2.34
Ted Kazanski 53 52 120 14 13 .925 3.25
Ken Toothman 34 22 70 7 11 .929 2.71

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Fregosi 150 247 495 53 100 .933 4.95

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chick King 134 280 3 5 1 .983 2.11
Mickey Harrington 100 185 6 1 0 .995 1.91
Leo Burke 57 51 1 6 1 .897 0.91
Lee Handley 52 68 2 5 0 .933 1.35 Stats for 2 teams
Gale Wade 51 80 1 4 1 .953 1.59
Chuck Tanner 46 74 5 5 0 .940 1.72
Tom Burgess 42 44 1 0 0 1.000 1.07
Mike White 33 60 5 2 0 .970 1.97
Faye Throneberry 32 48 0 3 0 .941 1.50
Ed Sadowski 11 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.82
Luis Marquez 10 22 1 0 0 1.000 2.30

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ron Blackburn 26 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 23, 1935 Mount Airy, NC, US
Tom Burgess 33 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 1, 1927 London, ON, CA
Leo Burke 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 6, 1934 Hagerstown, MD, US
Dean Chance 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jun 1, 1941 Wooster, OH, US
Morris Cigar 24 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Dec 3, 1936
Jim Fregosi 19 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 4, 1942 San Francisco, CA, US
Marion Fricano 37 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 15, 1923 Brant, NY, US
William Garcia 25 L R 6' 0.0" 195 1936
Aubrey Gatewood 22 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 17, 1938 Little Rock, AR, US
Pete Gongola 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 17, 1936 McMechen, WV, US
Lee Handley 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1935
Jack Hannah 28 L R 6' 1.0" 203 1933
Mickey Harrington 26 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Oct 8, 1934 Hattiesburg, MS, US
Rudy Hernandez 29 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 10, 1931 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Ray Jablonski 34 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 17, 1926 Chicago, IL, US
Ted Kazanski 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 25, 1934 Hamtramck, MI, US
Chick King 30 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 10, 1930 Paris, TN, US
Dick Littlefield 35 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 18, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Luis Marquez 35 R R 5' 10.0" 174 Oct 28, 1925 Aguadilla, PR
Laurin Pepper 30 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 18, 1931 Vaughan, MS, US
Taylor Phillips 28 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 18, 1933 Atlanta, GA, US
Tom Qualters 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 1, 1935 McKeesport, PA, US
Dick Rand 30 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 7, 1931 South Gate, CA, US
Buck Rodgers 22 S R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 16, 1938 Delaware, OH, US
Donald Ross 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1938
Ed Sadowski 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 19, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Jack Spring 28 R L 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 11, 1933 Spokane, WA, US
Bob Sprout 19 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Dec 5, 1941 Florin, PA, US
Chuck Tanner 32 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 4, 1928 New Castle, PA, US
Faye Throneberry 30 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 22, 1931 Fisherville, TN, US
Ken Toothman 26 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Apr 6, 1935 Fort Dodge, IA, US
Gale Wade 32 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 20, 1929 Hollister, MO, US
Murray Wall 34 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 19, 1926 Dallas, TX, US
Mike White 22 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 18, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
Bob Wiesler 30 S L 6' 3.0" 188 Aug 13, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
George Williams 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 23, 1939 Detroit, MI, US
Corky Withrow 23 R R 6' 3.0" 197 Nov 28, 1937 High Coal, WV, US
Jim Woods 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 17, 1939 Chicago, IL, US

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