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1959 Corpus Christi Giants

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Texas League
Overall: 66-79
Scored 733 runs, Allowed 750 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-74

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Ray Murray
Represented: Corpus Christi, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Jack Bossard 29 45 183 163 21 39 7 0 0 15 2 3 15 15 .239 .313 .282 .595 46 3 1 1
2 Tom Bowers 25 29 66 57 4 17 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 5 .298 .333 .316 .649 18 0 3 2
3 Ernie Bowman 23 140 570 518 67 132 17 9 5 56 5 0 26 53 .255 .291 .351 .643 182 2 21 3
4 Pete Carmona 26 49 183 174 24 51 5 3 0 15 1 0 5 10 .293 .315 .356 .671 62 1 2 1
5 George Case 24 19 43 26 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 12 .077 .314 .077 .391 2 0 8 0
6 Robin Coffman* 23 59 221 202 23 52 5 3 1 21 6 2 13 14 .257 .301 .327 .628 66 0 5 1
7 Charles Davis 23 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Charlie Dees* 24 138 523 475 74 144 34 8 10 69 6 2 30 74 .303 .355 .472 .827 224 11 2 5
9 John Fitzgerald* 25 23 31 29 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 .172 .226 .172 .398 5 0 0 0
10 Sid Harvey 23 15 52 50 7 13 5 0 1 7 0 0 2 6 .260 .288 .420 .708 21 0 0 0
11 Phil Jantze* 24 106 414 353 56 91 17 6 7 60 5 0 42 29 .258 .330 .399 .730 141 2 5 12
12 Dick LeMay* 20 40 80 69 11 11 2 0 0 3 0 0 9 24 .159 .253 .188 .442 13 0 1 1
13 Michael Lutz 31 117 441 350 57 88 9 0 12 46 1 3 71 51 .251 .392 .380 .772 133 13 2 5 Stats for 2 teams
14 Richard Maibauer 27 9 10 2 .200 Stats for 2 teams
15 James Miller* 25 16 68 58 8 14 1 2 0 4 0 0 10 8 .241 .353 .328 .681 19 0 0 0
16 Joseph Moran* 24 7 13 4 .308
17 Ray Murray 41 83 223 198 22 65 9 0 4 38 0 1 23 23 .328 .396 .434 .831 86 0 1 1
18 Stan Palys 29 43 150 127 16 46 4 1 4 31 0 1 18 13 .362 .443 .504 .947 64 2 1 2
19 Gaylord Perry 20 41 70 64 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 11 .125 .188 .125 .313 8 1 1 0
20 James Rice 25 129 573 426 108 126 20 7 16 59 9 4 135 63 .296 .465 .488 .953 208 1 9 2
21 Tony Risinger# 24 47 67 53 12 9 1 1 0 3 0 0 9 15 .170 .290 .226 .517 12 0 5 0
22 Eric Rodin 29 24 101 90 16 33 6 0 7 19 2 0 9 14 .367 .436 .667 1.102 60 2 0 0
23 Richard Sovde 24 10 27 19 5 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 5 6 .211 .375 .316 .691 6 0 3 0
24 Verle Tiefenthaler* 21 48 52 49 3 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 29 .061 .078 .082 .160 4 0 1 1
25 Ben Valley* 21 128 486 440 57 103 12 7 6 70 4 0 36 54 .234 .287 .334 .621 147 0 2 8
26 John Weekly 22 140 577 502 92 139 25 6 23 82 6 3 56 93 .277 .349 .488 .837 245 4 7 8
27 Neil Wilson* 24 99 359 320 43 80 17 3 5 42 1 3 31 47 .250 .323 .369 .692 118 4 3 1
28 Roy Wright 25 29 17 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 0 0
29 Andrew Yetsko 23 6 8 1 .125
29 Players 25.0 145 5515 4781 733 1242 197 57 98 654 50 19 562 673 .260 .339 .386 .726 1847 92 40 82 50 36
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 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 Tom Bowers 25 9 12 .429 3.80 29 22 9 0 154.0 176 96 65 16 64 5 76 2 0 9 1.558 10.3 0.9 3.7 4.4 1.19
2 George Case 24 6 6 .500 4.72 18 14 5 1 103.0 119 57 54 11 42 4 53 1 1 1 1.563 10.4 1.0 3.7 4.6 1.26
3 Charles Davis 23 1 0 1.000 6
4 John Fitzgerald* 25 2 6 .250 3.99 23 10 2 0 79.0 85 43 35 5 64 3 74 1 0 9 1.886 9.7 0.6 7.3 8.4 1.16
5 Dick LeMay* 20 10 13 .435 4.03 33 25 11 0 201.0 217 109 90 18 90 12 94 5 0 5 1.527 9.7 0.8 4.0 4.2 1.04
6 Richard Maibauer 27 2 2 .500 9 Stats for 2 teams
7 Ray Murray 41 0 0 4
8 Gaylord Perry 20 10 11 .476 4.05 41 26 7 1 191.0 218 120 86 20 69 5 119 4 1 12 1.503 10.3 0.9 3.3 5.6 1.72
9 Tony Risinger 24 9 8 .529 4.39 37 19 6 1 160.0 170 94 78 11 41 3 106 6 0 7 1.319 9.6 0.6 2.3 6.0 2.59
10 Richard Sovde 24 6 2 .750 3.69 10 8 4 1 61.0 67 33 25 1 16 1 38 4 0 0 1.361 9.9 0.1 2.4 5.6 2.38
11 Bert Thiel 33 0 0 2
12 Verle Tiefenthaler 21 10 13 .435 3.69 48 13 5 0 166.0 190 87 68 11 58 9 53 2 0 4 1.494 10.3 0.6 3.1 2.9 0.91
13 Roy Wright 25 1 5 .167 5.59 29 2 0 0 58.0 69 43 36 4 44 6 40 2 0 9 1.948 10.7 0.6 6.8 6.2 0.91
14 Andrew Yetsko 23 1 2 .333 6
14 Players 22.9 66 79 .455 4.26 145 145 97 48 4 1238.0 1406 750 586 95 530 50 702 32 4 63 1.564 10.2 0.7 3.9 5.1 1.32

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Neil Wilson 96 478 45 12 11 .978 5.45 6
Ray Murray 52 223 27 3 3 .988 4.81 6
Sid Harvey 12 63 4 2 0 .971 5.58 3

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Dees 134 1120 68 27 117 .978 8.87
Stan Palys 14 84 5 3 9 .967 6.36

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ernie Bowman 132 343 380 22 96 .970 5.48
James Rice 21 32 58 1 10 .989 4.29

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Rice 110 90 202 32 16 .901 2.65
Phil Jantze 23 15 27 4 3 .913 1.83
Jack Bossard 16 13 30 4 4 .915 2.69
Ben Valley 11 7 16 3 2 .885 2.09

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Valley 90 134 235 31 53 .923 4.10
Pete Carmona 48 72 137 29 35 .878 4.35
Jack Bossard 12 16 33 5 5 .907 4.08

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Jantze 81 115 7 6 3 .953 1.51
Robin Coffman 49 86 6 6 1 .939 1.88
Stan Palys 13 19 1 1 0 .952 1.54
James Miller 12 20 1 0 0 1.000 1.75

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Weekly 139 395 19 9 4 .979 2.98

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Lutz 103 135 4 2 1 .986 1.35 Stats for 2 teams
Eric Rodin 22 34 2 1 3 .973 1.64
Ben Valley 18 25 1 1 0 .963 1.44
Stan Palys 15 15 2 0 0 1.000 1.13

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Verle Tiefenthaler 48 10 37 1 0 .979 0.98
Gaylord Perry 41 11 49 5 2 .923 1.46
Tony Risinger 37 7 34 3 5 .932 1.11
Dick LeMay 33 8 48 0 2 1.000 1.70
Tom Bowers 29 15 50 5 4 .929 2.24
Roy Wright 29 2 13 0 2 1.000 0.52
John Fitzgerald 23 0 15 0 1 1.000 0.65
George Case 18 4 18 0 3 1.000 1.22
Richard Sovde 10 3 10 2 1 .867 1.30
Richard Maibauer 9 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Charles Davis 6 0.00
Andrew Yetsko 6 0.00
Ray Murray 4 0.00
Bert Thiel 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jack Bossard 29 R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 21, 1930 Blythewood, SC, US
Tom Bowers 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 4, 1934
Ernie Bowman 23 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 28, 1935 Johnson City, TN, US
Pete Carmona 26 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Oct 28, 1932 Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MX
George Case 24 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 14, 1935 Winsted, CT, US
Robin Coffman 23 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 3, 1935
Charles Davis 23 R R 6' 0.0" 160 1936
Charlie Dees 24 L L 6' 1.0" 173 Jun 24, 1935 Birmingham, AL, US
John Fitzgerald 25 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 15, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Sid Harvey 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 5, 1935 Oakland, CA, US
Phil Jantze 24 L R 6' 1.0" 190 1935
Dick LeMay 20 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 28, 1938 Cincinnati, OH, US
Michael Lutz 31 R R 6' 1.0" 208 Aug 29, 1927
Richard Maibauer 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 24, 1932
James Miller 25 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
Joseph Moran 24 L R 5' 10.0" 178 1935
Ray Murray 41 R R 6' 3.0" 204 Oct 12, 1917 Spring Hope, NC, US
Stan Palys 29 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 1, 1930 Blakely, PA, US
Gaylord Perry 20 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Sep 15, 1938 Williamston, NC, US
James Rice 25 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 25, 1933
Tony Risinger 24 S R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 20, 1935
Eric Rodin 29 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 5, 1930 Orange, NJ, US
Richard Sovde 24 R R 6' 8.0" 200 Mar 9, 1935
Bert Thiel 33 R R 5' 10.0" 185 May 4, 1926 Marion, WI, US
Verle Tiefenthaler 21 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 11, 1937 Brenda, IA, US
Ben Valley 21 L R 6' 0.0" 187 Jul 16, 1937 Richlands, VA, US
John Weekly 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 14, 1937 Waterproof, LA, US
Neil Wilson 24 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 14, 1935 Lexington, TN, US
Roy Wright 25 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 26, 1933 Buchtel, OH, US
Andrew Yetsko 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1936

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