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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
1Ron Blackburn26583534492002018.265.286.324.60911
2Tom Burgess*3313652645266130245147327441.288.388.456.844206
3Leo Burke274215914322365272321623.252.327.462.78966
4Dean Chance206353514301001229.
5Morris Cigar24510000.000.0000
6Jim Fregosi191505665165413118465065070.254.320.339.659175
7Marion Fricano373221.000
8Aubrey Gatewood22660000.000.0000
9Pete Gongola244913711713313131502025.265.372.385.75745
10Lee Handley266919917319438032302633.249.347.347.69460Stats for 2 teams
11Jack Hannah*28572624461101028.250.308.375.6839
12Mickey Harrington2610641640451123152165511238.304.325.470.795190
13Rudy Hernandez29201515031002005. for 2 teams
14Ray Jablonski344416313524466093202821.341.454.5851.03979
15Ted Kazanski271344584294410620155122936.247.295.333.628143
16Chick King3014147344268107183941103183.242.292.357.649158
17Dick Littlefield*352643412500010215.
18Luis Marquez351848435931030510.209.292.326.61714
19Laurin Pepper3043767361310030316.
20Taylor Phillips*282039371510000217.
21Tom Qualters261144000000002. for 2 teams
22Dick Rand30193024260005066.250.400.250.6506
23Buck Rodgers#221244744275512222336224737.286.357.372.729159
24Donald Ross238171.059
25Ed Sadowski301462553133017076.236.323.345.66819
26Jack Spring282539364400010313.
27Bob Sprout*193654494510030525.
28Chuck Tanner*3248190170285112511822019.300.374.447.82176
29Faye Throneberry*303212610915255131701715.229.333.376.70941
30Ken Toothman*264815513324381101922210.286.387.391.77852
31Gale Wade*32591731492334111942421.228.335.268.60440
32Mike White22361321121226112912018.232.348.313.66135
33Bob Wiesler#30381919130001003.
34George Williams211114804465412522443973481.280.331.374.706167
35Corky Withrow23141.250
36Jim Woods2170253241245412093411264.224.261.386.64793
36 Players26.1150559049756211276208379456543499781.256.322.370.6921840130803644
* - 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
1Ron Blackburn261311.5423.91582122.0139615313331.41010.31.02.4
2Dean Chance20912.4293.666314177.016779724511.2328.50.22.6
3Morris Cigar2400405.0
4Marion Fricano3700309.0
5William Garcia2502.00024.00413.08108144.00024.03.012.0
6Aubrey Gatewood2202.0007.586319.02320162162.05310.90.97.6
7Jack Hannah2854.5563.30523120.0119604415441.3588.91.13.3
8Rudy Hernandez2931.7507.2020445.05637365362.04411.21.07.2Stats for 2 teams
9Dick Littlefield*3559.3574.832621121.0143706522311.43810.61.62.3
10Laurin Pepper301511.5773.453432227.02341048712941.4459.30.53.7
11Taylor Phillips*2886.5713.462017112.012151438481.5099.70.63.9
12Tom Qualters26007.2911221.0321717461.81013.71.72.6Stats for 2 teams
13Jack Spring*2887.5334.012323128.0146625710281.35910.30.72.0
14Bob Sprout*19511.3134.753626161.0163988518841.5349.11.04.7
15Murray Wall3401.00012.00303.0544201.66715.06.00.0
16Bob Wiesler*3021.6675.0536266.08946376311.81812.10.84.2
16 Players26.57277.4834.1015015012921101314.01418693599120493387472743757501.4549.
* - 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


Buck Rodgers116595701112.9845.735
Pete Gongola391721723.9904.853


Tom Burgess10083960696.9938.99
Ray Jablonski3427716133.9978.62
Ted Kazanski2518921123.9958.40


George Williams11032832921104.9695.97
Ted Kazanski40106127337.9875.83


Jim Woods6549103613.9622.34
Ted Kazanski53521201413.9253.25
Ken Toothman342270711.9292.71


Jim Fregosi15024749553100.9334.95


Chick King134280351.9832.11
Mickey Harrington100185610.9951.91
Leo Burke5751161.8970.91
Lee Handley5268250.9331.35Stats for 2 teams
Gale Wade5180141.9531.59
Chuck Tanner4674550.9401.72
Tom Burgess42441001.0001.07
Mike White3360520.9701.97
Faye Throneberry3248030.9411.50
Ed Sadowski11191001.0001.82
Luis Marquez10221001.0002.30

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ron Blackburn26RR6' 0.0"160Apr 23, 1935Mount Airy, NC, US
Tom Burgess33LL6' 0.0"180Sep 1, 1927London, ON, CA
Leo Burke27RR5' 11.0"185May 6, 1934Hagerstown, MD, US
Dean Chance20RR6' 3.0"200Jun 1, 1941Wooster, OH, US
Morris Cigar24RR6' 3.0"210Dec 3, 1936
Jim Fregosi19RR6' 1.0"190Apr 4, 1942San Francisco, CA, US
Marion Fricano37RR6' 0.0"170Jul 15, 1923Brant, NY, US
William Garcia25LR6' 0.0"1951936
Aubrey Gatewood22RR6' 1.0"170Nov 17, 1938Little Rock, AR, US
Pete Gongola24RR6' 0.0"195Dec 17, 1936McMechen, WV, US
Lee Handley26RR6' 0.0"1951935
Jack Hannah28LR6' 1.0"2031933
Mickey Harrington26RR6' 4.0"205Oct 8, 1934Hattiesburg, MS, US
Rudy Hernandez29RR6' 3.0"185Dec 10, 1931Santiago, Santiago, DO
Ray Jablonski34RR5' 10.0"175Dec 17, 1926Chicago, IL, US
Ted Kazanski27RR6' 1.0"175Jan 25, 1934Hamtramck, MI, US
Chick King30RR6' 2.0"190Nov 10, 1930Paris, TN, US
Dick Littlefield35LL6' 0.0"180Mar 18, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Luis Marquez35RR5' 10.0"174Oct 28, 1925Aguadilla, PR
Laurin Pepper30RR5' 11.0"190Jan 18, 1931Vaughan, MS, US
Taylor Phillips28LL5' 11.0"185Jun 18, 1933Atlanta, GA, US
Tom Qualters26RR6' 0.0"190Apr 1, 1935McKeesport, PA, US
Dick Rand30RR6' 2.0"185Mar 7, 1931South Gate, CA, US
Buck Rodgers22SR6' 2.0"190Aug 16, 1938Delaware, OH, US
Donald Ross23RR5' 10.0"1801938
Ed Sadowski30RR5' 11.0"175Jan 19, 1931Pittsburgh, PA, US
Jack Spring28RL6' 1.0"175Mar 11, 1933Spokane, WA, US
Bob Sprout19LL6' 0.0"165Dec 5, 1941Florin, PA, US
Chuck Tanner32LL6' 0.0"185Jul 4, 1928New Castle, PA, US
Faye Throneberry30LR5' 11.0"185Jun 22, 1931Fisherville, TN, US
Ken Toothman26LR5' 10.0"165Apr 6, 1935Fort Dodge, IA, US
Gale Wade32LR6' 1.0"185Jan 20, 1929Hollister, MO, US
Murray Wall34RR6' 3.0"185Sep 19, 1926Dallas, TX, US
Mike White22RR5' 8.0"160Dec 18, 1938Detroit, MI, US
Bob Wiesler30SL6' 3.0"188Aug 13, 1930St. Louis, MO, US
George Williams21RR5' 11.0"165Oct 23, 1939Detroit, MI, US
Corky Withrow23RR6' 3.0"197Nov 28, 1937High Coal, WV, US
Jim Woods21RR6' 0.0"175Sep 17, 1939Chicago, IL, US

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