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1959 Louisville Colonels

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 American Association (East)
Overall: 97-65
Scored 717 runs, Allowed 619 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Ben Geraghty
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Cardinal Stadium (Louisville, KY)
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 Ed Charles 26 154 643 560 72 151 28 10 4 76 8 67 77 .270 .346 .377 .723 211 3 5 8 5
2 Jim Command* 30 49 155 137 16 32 5 0 2 13 1 15 17 .234 .309 .314 .623 43 0 3 0 2
3 Chuck Cottier 23 122 492 425 54 96 22 6 4 40 0 47 61 .226 .297 .334 .631 142 0 11 9 5
4 Al Federoff 34 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Bob Hartman 21 25 60 50 7 8 1 1 0 1 0 6 16 .160 .263 .220 .483 11 1 3 0 0
6 Dale Hendrickson* 22 6 10 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Earl Hersh* 27 141 519 434 59 109 18 6 16 65 6 71 82 .251 .354 .431 .785 187 1 8 5 5 Stats for 2 teams
8 Don Kaiser 24 34 46 42 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 .095 .116 .095 .212 4 1 3 0 0
9 Ted Kazanski 25 107 402 366 28 73 8 1 2 22 2 30 31 .199 .260 .243 .503 89 1 2 3 5
10 Don Lassetter 26 110 390 337 38 98 22 2 7 64 0 40 60 .291 .366 .430 .796 145 4 2 7 5
11 Charlie Lau* 26 121 438 390 55 114 29 2 20 79 1 40 53 .292 .357 .531 .888 207 2 1 5 7 Stats for 2 teams
12 Em Lindbeck* 24 13 47 42 2 5 2 0 0 4 2 2 6 .119 .152 .167 .319 7 0 1 2 0
13 Dick Littlefield* 33 18 33 28 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 .036 .129 .036 .165 1 0 2 0 0
14 Joe Lonnett 32 32 104 86 12 25 4 1 4 14 0 14 16 .291 .392 .500 .892 43 1 2 1 1
15 Ken MacKenzie 25 51 17 14 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 4 .357 .438 .429 .866 6 1 1 0 0
16 Georges Maranda 27 34 82 70 5 11 1 0 0 7 0 3 25 .157 .189 .171 .361 12 0 8 1 0
17 Lee Maye* 24 94 396 348 64 118 23 9 17 79 3 37 52 .339 .398 .603 1.002 210 2 2 7 10
18 Joe Morgan* 28 82 366 305 54 96 26 6 8 47 3 46 35 .315 .402 .518 .920 158 2 8 5 3
19 Red Murff 38 42 28 28 4 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 .179 .179 .179 .357 5 0 0 0 0
20 Don Nottebart 23 39 101 91 4 13 1 0 0 3 0 6 24 .143 .196 .154 .350 14 0 4 0 0
21 Alfred Paschal 24 56 190 167 29 44 8 2 0 7 2 18 11 .263 .346 .335 .681 56 3 2 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
22 Nat Peeples 33 12 23 20 5 7 1 0 2 7 0 3 4 .350 .435 .700 1.135 14 0 0 0 0
23 Ron Piche 24 53 37 35 4 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 10 .143 .167 .171 .338 6 0 1 0 0
24 Juan Pizarro* 22 10 22 20 5 5 3 1 0 2 0 2 3 .250 .318 .500 .818 10 0 0 0 0
25 Claude Raymond 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Vic Rehm# 23 33 73 70 6 15 2 0 0 6 0 0 38 .214 .214 .243 .457 17 0 3 0 0
27 Ray Rippelmeyer 25 12 19 14 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 3 .214 .353 .286 .639 4 0 2 0 0
28 Mike Roarke 28 111 398 365 33 83 21 1 4 29 2 27 58 .227 .279 .323 .602 118 0 4 2 4
29 Dave Roberts* 26 133 456 385 59 97 20 2 10 50 5 52 57 .252 .338 .392 .730 151 3 6 10 4
30 Ray Shearer 29 22 89 80 5 22 1 2 0 12 0 9 7 .275 .348 .338 .686 27 0 0 0 1
31 Al Spangler* 25 149 644 562 100 167 23 12 7 50 17 71 52 .297 .378 .418 .796 235 4 4 3 6
32 Bob Talbot 32 21 54 52 8 10 2 0 0 2 1 0 5 .192 .192 .231 .423 12 0 2 0 0
33 Casey Wise# 26 112 507 437 73 132 19 2 4 48 4 53 28 .302 .381 .382 .763 167 3 14 0 4
33 Players 26.0 163 6211 5408 717 1394 258 61 91 649 51 611 810 .258 .333 .379 .711 2047 117 28 101 63 61
* - 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 Hartman* 21 10 3 .769 3.36 24 21 8 4 142.0 144 56 53 10 44 2 89 0 0 1 1.324 9.1 0.6 2.8 5.6 2.02
2 Dale Hendrickson* 22 1 3 .250 4.80 6 5 0 0 30.0 35 17 16 1 15 1 20 0 0 1 1.667 10.5 0.3 4.5 6.0 1.33
3 Don Kaiser 24 10 3 .769 3.37 33 10 2 0 123.0 122 53 46 9 51 5 47 2 0 9 1.407 8.9 0.7 3.7 3.4 0.92
4 Dick Littlefield* 33 3 7 .300 4.08 16 14 4 1 86.0 86 42 39 9 31 2 49 1 0 1 1.360 9.0 0.9 3.2 5.1 1.58
5 Ken MacKenzie* 25 6 2 .750 3.82 51 1 0 0 80.0 81 37 34 8 28 6 52 1 0 1 1.362 9.1 0.9 3.2 5.8 1.86
6 Georges Maranda 27 18 6 .750 2.48 34 25 11 1 207.0 170 74 57 8 62 5 130 6 0 2 1.121 7.4 0.3 2.7 5.7 2.10
7 Red Murff 38 5 5 .500 4.35 42 5 0 0 89.0 100 50 43 9 28 9 37 2 0 2 1.438 10.1 0.9 2.8 3.7 1.32
8 Don Nottebart 23 18 11 .621 3.52 39 36 13 4 258.0 249 117 101 14 100 5 131 4 0 7 1.353 8.7 0.5 3.5 4.6 1.31
9 Ron Piche 24 8 5 .615 2.95 53 5 1 0 125.0 122 47 41 6 51 13 131 4 0 4 1.384 8.8 0.4 3.7 9.4 2.57
10 Juan Pizarro* 22 4 1 .800 1.07 5 5 5 3 42.0 22 6 5 0 22 1 50 1 0 1 1.048 4.7 0.0 4.7 10.7 2.27
11 Claude Raymond 22 0 1 .000 6.75 2 8.0 8 6 6 7 3 1.875 9.0 7.9 3.4 0.43
12 Vic Rehm* 23 11 16 .407 3.60 33 29 7 5 190.0 167 85 76 8 90 5 119 1 0 8 1.353 7.9 0.4 4.3 5.6 1.32
13 Ray Rippelmeyer 25 3 2 .600 5.09 11 6 2 0 46.0 61 29 26 4 15 3 18 1 0 1 1.652 11.9 0.8 2.9 3.5 1.20
13 Players 25.7 97 65 .599 3.43 163 163 110 53 18 1423.2 1307 619 543 87 544 57 876 24 0 38 1.300 8.3 0.5 3.4 5.5 1.61
* - 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
Charlie Lau 112 609 46 5 5 .992 5.85 18 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Roarke 105 597 42 6 10 .991 6.09 7
Jim Command 38 199 11 1 2 .995 5.53 3
Joe Lonnett 24 135 10 0 3 1.000 6.04 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Roberts 118 862 68 8 100 .991 7.88
Earl Hersh 56 372 33 3 52 .993 7.23 Stats for 2 teams
Don Lassetter 14 93 8 0 7 1.000 7.21

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Cottier 117 290 339 21 97 .968 5.38
Alfred Paschal 45 117 121 6 30 .975 5.29 Stats for 2 teams
Casey Wise 40 92 97 7 26 .964 4.73

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Charles 147 147 276 24 33 .946 2.88
Joe Morgan 10 10 14 1 0 .960 2.40

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Kazanski 86 135 255 20 63 .951 4.53
Casey Wise 75 135 201 19 45 .946 4.48

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Spangler 142 369 9 7 0 .982 2.66
Lee Maye 91 162 6 6 1 .966 1.85
Earl Hersh 89 177 5 4 0 .978 2.04 Stats for 2 teams
Don Lassetter 85 129 2 2 1 .985 1.54
Joe Morgan 66 124 8 4 1 .971 2.00
Ray Shearer 21 35 1 0 0 1.000 1.71
Em Lindbeck 13 32 0 0 0 1.000 2.46
Bob Talbot 13 23 0 0 0 1.000 1.77

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Piche 53 9 16 1 3 .962 0.47
Ken MacKenzie 51 2 13 0 0 1.000 0.29
Red Murff 42 7 26 0 4 1.000 0.79
Don Nottebart 39 11 54 3 8 .956 1.67
Georges Maranda 34 12 25 2 2 .949 1.09
Don Kaiser 33 9 17 0 2 1.000 0.79
Vic Rehm 33 7 21 3 1 .903 0.85
Bob Hartman 24 5 14 1 1 .950 0.79
Dick Littlefield 16 4 10 1 0 .933 0.88
Ray Rippelmeyer 11 5 16 0 3 1.000 1.91
Dale Hendrickson 6 0.00
Juan Pizarro 5 0.00
Claude Raymond 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ed Charles 26 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 29, 1933 Daytona Beach, FL, US
Jim Command 30 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 15, 1928 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Chuck Cottier 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 18, 1936 Delta, CO, US
Al Federoff 34 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jul 11, 1924 Bairdford, PA, US
Bob Hartman 21 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 28, 1937 Kenosha, WI, US
Dale Hendrickson 22 L L 5' 11.0" 176 Jul 18, 1936 Broadwater, NE, US
Earl Hersh 27 L L 6' 0.0" 205 May 21, 1932 Ebbvale, MD, US
Don Kaiser 24 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Feb 3, 1935 Byng, OK, US
Ted Kazanski 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 25, 1934 Hamtramck, MI, US
Don Lassetter 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 27, 1933 Newnan, GA, US
Charlie Lau 26 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 12, 1933 Romulus, MI, US
Em Lindbeck 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 27, 1934 Kewanee, IL, US
Dick Littlefield 33 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 18, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Joe Lonnett 32 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 7, 1927 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Ken MacKenzie 25 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 10, 1934 Gore Bay, ON, CA
Georges Maranda 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 15, 1932 Levis, QC, CA
Lee Maye 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 11, 1934 Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Joe Morgan 28 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 19, 1930 Walpole, MA, US
Red Murff 38 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 1, 1921 Burlington, TX, US
Don Nottebart 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 23, 1936 West Newton, MA, US
Alfred Paschal 24 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1935
Nat Peeples 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 29, 1926 Memphis, TN, US
Ron Piche 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 22, 1935 Verdun, QC, CA
Juan Pizarro 22 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 7, 1937 Santurce, PR
Claude Raymond 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 7, 1937 St. Jean, QC, CA
Vic Rehm 23 S L 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 16, 1936 Carlyle, IL, US
Ray Rippelmeyer 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 9, 1933 Valmeyer, IL, US
Mike Roarke 28 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 8, 1930 West Warwick, RI, US
Dave Roberts 26 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Jun 30, 1933 Panama, Panama, PA
Ray Shearer 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 19, 1929 Jacobus, PA, US
Al Spangler 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 8, 1933 Philadelphia, PA, US
Bob Talbot 32 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 6, 1927 Visalia, CA, US
Casey Wise 26 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 8, 1932 Lafayette, IN, US

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