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1959 Rochester Red Wings

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 International League
Overall: 74-80
Scored 711 runs, Allowed 688 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Cot Deal
Represented: Rochester, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 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 Bob Blaylock 24 5 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Marshall Bridges# 28 11 27 27 2 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 10 .074 .074 .185 .259 5 0 0 0 0
3 Cal Browning* 21 46 85 79 7 20 3 1 0 6 0 4 9 .253 .289 .316 .606 25 0 2 0 0
4 Bob Burda* 20 17 54 48 6 12 2 0 0 4 0 6 6 .250 .333 .292 .625 14 0 0 0 0
5 Duke Carmel* 22 22 73 64 6 11 3 0 0 1 0 7 16 .172 .254 .219 .472 14 0 2 0 0
6 Joseph Christian 28 30 53 42 8 10 3 1 1 4 0 10 5 .238 .377 .429 .806 18 0 0 1 0
7 Cot Deal# 36 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Jim Donohue 20 7 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Luke Easter* 43 143 570 478 68 125 32 2 22 76 0 84 122 .262 .377 .475 .852 227 6 0 2 9 Stats for 2 teams
10 Chuck Essegian 27 10 42 37 6 11 2 0 4 5 0 5 5 .297 .381 .676 1.057 25 0 0 0 1
11 Jim Frey* 28 114 391 338 56 100 17 2 11 42 0 49 25 .296 .387 .456 .842 154 1 3 0 5
12 Bill Greason 34 26 29 26 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 2 8 .115 .179 .269 .448 7 0 1 0 0
13 Gene Green 26 102 427 394 56 120 24 2 19 71 1 24 61 .305 .352 .520 .872 205 6 1 2 5
14 Billy Harrell 30 142 613 564 80 150 27 9 17 69 5 38 92 .266 .313 .436 .749 246 2 5 4 5
15 Allen Herring 23 4 8 1 .125
16 James Hiland 25 43 14 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .154 .214 .154 .368 2 0 0 0 0
17 Tom Hurd 35 23 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 0
18 Charlie James 21 152 660 607 96 182 32 13 18 79 10 38 88 .300 .343 .484 .827 294 4 6 5 7
19 Ron Kabbes 20 48 123 113 10 20 2 1 0 8 0 6 27 .177 .217 .212 .429 24 0 3 1 0
20 Bob Keegan 38 35 93 82 7 19 1 0 0 3 0 2 8 .232 .259 .244 .503 20 1 8 0 0
21 Tim McCarver* 17 17 73 70 10 25 1 1 0 8 1 3 3 .357 .384 .400 .784 28 0 0 0 1
22 Joe McClain 26 48 38 35 7 8 3 0 1 6 0 2 7 .229 .270 .400 .670 14 0 1 0 0
23 Jim McKnight 23 22 74 66 8 13 1 1 2 10 3 5 4 .197 .243 .333 .577 22 0 0 3 0
24 Lloyd Merritt 26 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Bob Miller 20 37 48 46 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 .174 .191 .174 .365 8 0 1 0 0
26 Howie Nunn 23 26 51 45 4 6 1 0 0 4 0 1 17 .133 .152 .156 .308 7 0 5 0 0
27 Johnny O'Brien 28 26 83 72 11 15 5 0 2 7 1 8 10 .208 .296 .361 .657 26 1 2 0 0
28 Gene Oliver 24 46 202 171 31 45 13 2 12 40 2 28 30 .263 .373 .573 .946 98 2 1 0 5
29 Dick Rand 28 91 305 258 25 63 12 2 3 28 2 45 48 .244 .361 .341 .702 88 2 0 0 17
30 Dick Ricketts* 25 25 43 40 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 1 13 .150 .171 .175 .346 7 0 2 0 0
31 Wally Shannon* 26 88 361 320 55 93 14 5 13 50 1 37 40 .291 .366 .488 .853 156 1 3 0 4
32 Bill Smith* 25 28 54 51 2 12 0 0 1 7 0 1 11 .235 .250 .294 .544 15 0 2 0 0
33 Bobby Smith 25 39 148 143 19 36 7 1 3 11 1 3 17 .252 .265 .378 .643 54 0 1 1 0
34 Chuck Staniland 23 84 241 218 26 47 9 1 8 36 2 21 75 .216 .288 .376 .664 82 1 1 0 2
35 Lee Tate 27 68 267 231 23 54 11 0 2 16 2 27 26 .234 .317 .307 .624 71 3 2 4 5
36 Frank Verdi 33 115 429 373 45 110 16 2 2 41 3 43 33 .295 .366 .365 .731 136 2 6 5 3
37 George Wilson* 34 89 275 233 37 63 7 2 12 36 0 42 31 .270 .382 .472 .854 110 0 0 0 2
37 Players 28.0 155 5896 5243 711 1380 246 48 154 666 35 535 870 .263 .333 .417 .750 2184 31 59 28
* - 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 Bob Blaylock 24 0 1 .000 4
2 Marshall Bridges* 28 3 3 .500 3.55 11 10 3 1 66.0 51 28 26 1 40 4 64 4 0 1 1.379 7.0 0.1 5.5 8.7 1.60
3 Cal Browning* 21 13 11 .542 4.89 40 29 7 0 197.0 195 115 107 26 65 2 135 11 1 2 1.320 8.9 1.2 3.0 6.2 2.08
4 Jim Donohue 20 0 0 3.00 6 9.0 6 3 3 5 10 1.222 6.0 5.0 10.0 2.00
5 Bill Greason 34 2 1 .667 5.59 23 4 1 0 58.0 72 37 36 7 30 3 44 1 0 2 1.759 11.2 1.1 4.7 6.8 1.47
6 James Hiland 25 1 6 .143 5.35 43 3 1 0 79.0 98 50 47 13 30 4 58 1 1 3 1.620 11.2 1.5 3.4 6.6 1.93
7 Tom Hurd 35 2 2 .500 3.56 23 0 0 0 43.0 46 21 17 4 19 4 29 0 0 2 1.512 9.6 0.8 4.0 6.1 1.53
8 Bob Keegan 38 18 10 .643 3.04 34 31 15 2 234.0 218 89 79 12 66 6 122 7 0 5 1.214 8.4 0.5 2.5 4.7 1.85
9 Robert List* 22 1 0 1.000 3
10 Joe McClain 26 3 8 .273 4.43 46 4 0 0 126.0 151 68 62 14 30 6 65 0 0 4 1.437 10.8 1.0 2.1 4.6 2.17
11 Lloyd Merritt 26 0 0 7
12 Bob Miller 20 8 12 .400 3.50 25 20 7 2 139.0 144 60 54 8 43 4 76 4 1 3 1.345 9.3 0.5 2.8 4.9 1.77
13 Howie Nunn 23 8 9 .471 4.03 26 16 6 1 125.0 127 66 56 14 39 8 75 2 1 3 1.328 9.1 1.0 2.8 5.4 1.92
14 Dick Ricketts 25 6 10 .375 3.48 22 18 8 1 119.0 119 59 46 8 47 5 106 2 1 5 1.395 9.0 0.6 3.6 8.0 2.26
15 Bill Smith* 25 9 7 .563 3.82 26 18 8 2 132.0 145 63 56 13 28 4 81 2 0 2 1.311 9.9 0.9 1.9 5.5 2.89
15 Players 26.6 74 80 .481 155 155 688
* - 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
Dick Rand 78 464 23 3 3 .994 6.24 3
Chuck Staniland 66 338 22 5 4 .986 5.45 5
Tim McCarver 16 94 9 0 2 1.000 6.44 4
Gene Green 13 66 4 3 1 .959 5.38 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luke Easter 138 1105 85 20 83 .983 8.62 Stats for 2 teams
Gene Oliver 29 236 7 2 22 .992 8.38
Chuck Staniland 14 64 5 0 5 1.000 4.93

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Shannon 81 158 191 11 35 .969 4.31
Billy Harrell 27 60 78 6 17 .958 5.11
Johnny O'Brien 19 41 54 3 9 .969 5.00
Frank Verdi 15 26 34 6 3 .909 4.00
Lee Tate 12 28 33 0 8 1.000 5.08

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Verdi 85 75 139 21 12 .911 2.52
Billy Harrell 51 31 74 5 6 .955 2.06
Gene Green 27 14 31 6 2 .882 1.67
Jim McKnight 10 6 15 1 5 .955 2.10

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Harrell 71 101 160 8 24 .970 3.68
Lee Tate 56 96 168 7 18 .974 4.71
Ron Kabbes 37 44 98 9 16 .940 3.84

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie James 151 336 9 8 3 .977 2.28
Jim Frey 93 157 7 4 2 .976 1.76
Gene Green 77 128 6 5 3 .964 1.74
George Wilson 69 97 3 3 0 .971 1.45
Bobby Smith 37 95 2 2 0 .980 2.62
Duke Carmel 17 31 0 0 0 1.000 1.82
Gene Oliver 17 41 1 1 1 .977 2.47
Bob Burda 14 24 1 0 0 1.000 1.79
Joseph Christian 12 12 1 2 0 .867 1.08
Chuck Essegian 10 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.70

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe McClain 46 10 25 1 1 .972 0.76
James Hiland 43 3 15 1 0 .947 0.42
Cal Browning 40 9 31 2 1 .952 1.00
Bob Keegan 34 21 41 2 2 .969 1.82
Howie Nunn 26 10 29 2 0 .951 1.50
Bill Smith 26 4 17 4 0 .840 0.81
Bob Miller 25 12 33 0 1 1.000 1.80
Bill Greason 23 6 10 0 0 1.000 0.70
Tom Hurd 23 2 15 1 1 .944 0.74
Dick Ricketts 22 9 14 2 3 .920 1.05
Marshall Bridges 11 7 12 0 1 1.000 1.73
Lloyd Merritt 7 0.00
Jim Donohue 6 0.00
Bob Blaylock 4 0.00
Robert List 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Blaylock 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 28, 1935 Chattanooga, TN, US
Marshall Bridges 28 S L 6' 1.0" 165 Jun 2, 1931 Jackson, MS, US
Cal Browning 21 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 16, 1938 Burns Flat, OK, US
Bob Burda 20 L L 5' 11.0" 174 Jul 16, 1938 St. Louis, MO, US
Duke Carmel 22 L L 6' 3.0" 202 Apr 23, 1937 New York, NY, US
Joseph Christian 28 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 9, 1931 Moon Run, PA, US
Cot Deal 36 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 23, 1923 Arapaho, OK, US
Jim Donohue 20 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 31, 1938 St. Louis, MO, US
Luke Easter 43 L R 6' 4.0" 240 Aug 4, 1915 Jonestown, MS, US
Chuck Essegian 27 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 9, 1931 Boston, MA, US
Jim Frey 28 L L 5' 9.0" 170 May 26, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
Bill Greason 34 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 3, 1924 Atlanta, GA, US
Gene Green 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 26, 1933 Los Angeles, CA, US
Billy Harrell 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 18, 1928 Norristown, PA, US
Allen Herring 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 23, 1936
James Hiland 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1934
Dick Hughes 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 13, 1938 Stephens, AR, US
Tom Hurd 35 R R 5' 9.0" 155 May 27, 1924 Danville, VA, US
Charlie James 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 22, 1937 St. Louis, MO, US
Ron Kabbes 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 29, 1938 Effingham, IL, US
Bob Keegan 38 R R 6' 2.0" 207 Aug 4, 1920 Rochester, NY, US
Robert List 22 R L 6' 2.0" 185 1937
Tim McCarver 17 L R 6' 0.0" 183 Oct 16, 1941 Memphis, TN, US
Joe McClain 26 R R 6' 0.0" 183 May 5, 1933 Johnson City, TN, US
Jim McKnight 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 1, 1936 Bee Branch, AR, US
Lloyd Merritt 26 R R 6' 0.0" 189 Apr 8, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Miller 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 18, 1939 St. Louis, MO, US
Howie Nunn 23 R R 6' 0.0" 173 Oct 18, 1935 Westfield, NC, US
Johnny O'Brien 28 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 11, 1930 South Amboy, NJ, US
Gene Oliver 24 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Mar 22, 1935 Moline, IL, US
Dick Rand 28 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 7, 1931 South Gate, CA, US
Dick Ricketts 25 L R 6' 7.0" 215 Dec 4, 1933 Pottstown, PA, US
Wally Shannon 26 L R 6' 0.0" 178 Jan 23, 1933 Cleveland, OH, US
Bill Smith 25 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 8, 1934 Washington, DC, US
Bobby Smith 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 28, 1934 Hood River, OR, US
Chuck Staniland 23 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jul 29, 1935 Providence, RI, US
Lee Tate 27 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1932 Black Rock, AR, US
Frank Verdi 33 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 2, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
George Wilson 34 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 31, 1924 Cherryville, NC, US

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