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1961 Kingsport Pirates

1961 > Class Short-Season D > 1961 Appalachian League
Overall: 31-35
Scored 456 runs, Allowed 444 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 34-32

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: James Gibbons
Represented: Kingsport, TN
Ballpark: J. Fred Johnson Park (Kingsport, TN)
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 Harlan Anderson 20 18 12 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 2 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
2 Joseph Cleary 18 14 15 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 .091 .286 .091 .377 1 0 1 0
3 Tommy Cobb 21 11 13 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 1 0
4 Francisco De la Mota 18 42 140 117 13 25 9 0 2 17 0 17 49 .214 .329 .342 .670 40 4 0 2
5 Thomas Donnell 19 12 10 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .222 .000 .222 0 0 1 0
6 Kenneth Frankfort 19 63 253 224 34 59 7 2 0 33 3 25 48 .263 .341 .313 .654 70 2 1 1
7 Larry Gable 20 32 74 55 14 15 5 0 2 6 0 18 21 .273 .452 .473 .925 26 0 1 0
8 Darrell Gibson 19 15 65 49 7 8 0 1 0 2 0 13 15 .163 .354 .204 .558 10 2 0 1
9 Bobby Haye 21 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Ronald Jenkins 20 6 18 4 .222
11 James Johns 19 11 9 8 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 1 0
12 George Jones 19 23 101 80 14 19 8 0 1 14 1 21 29 .238 .396 .375 .771 30 0 0 0
13 William Kuklenski 20 45 192 149 28 35 1 0 1 15 6 37 46 .235 .381 .262 .643 39 0 3 3
14 Ernie Kunkle* 19 14 31 26 6 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 11 .154 .241 .154 .395 4 0 2 0
15 Jerry May 17 61 265 235 37 77 16 2 11 59 1 25 32 .328 .389 .553 .942 130 1 0 4
16 Gary McBride 20 25 75 68 12 19 3 1 1 9 1 7 27 .279 .347 .397 .744 27 0 0 0
17 Royce McDaniel* 22 68 316 244 67 87 23 2 2 36 7 66 41 .357 .489 .492 .981 120 0 3 3
18 Bill McGilivray 17 15 13 10 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 .200 .385 .200 .585 2 0 0 0
19 Gene McKamey 19 9 8 1 .125
20 James Munoz 18 46 224 166 50 41 9 0 1 18 4 55 45 .247 .435 .319 .754 53 1 1 1
21 Edmund Murphy* 18 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Bruce Newton 20 14 14 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
23 Roy Nosella 20 40 175 142 25 29 6 1 3 19 1 29 49 .204 .351 .324 .675 46 3 1 0
24 Steven Oleschuk* 20 10 30 24 5 7 0 0 0 3 2 6 4 .292 .433 .292 .725 7 0 0 0
25 Euripedes Pimentel 18 7 4 1 .250
26 James Richards 22 36 86 74 14 17 1 0 5 18 0 8 25 .230 .310 .446 .755 33 1 2 1
27 Raymond Savoy? -- 4 6 1 .167
28 John Sheerin 24 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Robert Slezak 21 2 5 2 .400
30 Joe Solimine* 17 56 242 198 29 50 7 2 3 39 4 41 42 .253 .380 .354 .734 70 1 0 2
31 Jerry Steffey* 18 11 25 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 .111 .273 .111 .384 2 2 3 0
32 Earl Thompson 20 5 7 1 .143
33 Pedro Tio 19 11 9 8 2 3 2 0 1 2 0 1 3 .375 .444 1.000 1.444 8 0 0 0
34 Michael Vetovich# 20 18 15 14 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .143 .200 .143 .343 2 0 0 0
35 James Wilson* 21 9 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Dave Wissman* 20 68 324 265 72 88 19 5 10 71 13 53 29 .332 .444 .555 .999 147 3 0 3
36 Players 19.3 68 2776 2277 456 602 116 16 43 374 45 457 587 .264 .384 .386 .770 879 21 21
* - 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 Harlan Anderson 20 2 2 .500 5.08 18 3 1 0 39.0 47 30 22 2 25 32 1 0 0 1.846 10.8 0.5 5.8 7.4 1.28 Stats for 2 teams
2 Joseph Cleary 18 2 1 .667 4.72 14 5 0 0 40.0 40 30 21 4 25 48 3 0 2 1.625 9.0 0.9 5.6 10.8 1.92
3 Tommy Cobb 21 2 2 .500 5.75 11 5 0 0 36.0 36 26 23 3 30 37 0 1 0 1.833 9.0 0.8 7.5 9.2 1.23
4 Thomas Donnell 19 1 5 .167 10.57 12 4 0 0 23.0 41 33 27 4 24 20 3 0 2 2.826 16.0 1.6 9.4 7.8 0.83
5 Larry Gable 20 3 5 .375 4.19 11 10 2 0 58.0 43 38 27 3 42 56 3 0 1 1.466 6.7 0.5 6.5 8.7 1.33
6 Bobby Haye 21 0 1 .000 2 0
7 James Johns 19 1 0 1.000 3.12 9 0 0 0 26.0 28 20 9 2 5 15 0 0 2 1.269 9.7 0.7 1.7 5.2 3.00
8 Ernie Kunkle 19 3 2 .600 3.90 10 9 2 1 60.0 49 39 26 1 48 74 4 0 3 1.617 7.4 0.2 7.2 11.1 1.54
9 Bill McGilivray 17 1 2 .333 4.03 14 2 0 0 38.0 39 22 17 3 15 25 0 1 0 1.421 9.2 0.7 3.6 5.9 1.67
10 Gene McKamey 19 0 4 .000 7.20 8 7 0 0 25.0 29 29 20 2 31 30 2 0 4 2.400 10.4 0.7 11.2 10.8 0.97
11 Edmund Murphy* 18 0 0 2 0
12 Bruce Newton 20 1 4 .200 3.00 13 3 0 0 39.0 31 27 13 1 18 29 1 0 1 1.256 7.2 0.2 4.2 6.7 1.61
13 Euripedes Pimentel 18 0 1 .000 11.40 7 0 0 0 15.0 28 23 19 4 8 16 1 0 0 2.400 16.8 2.4 4.8 9.6 2.00
14 James Richards 22 3 0 1.000 3.72 8 2 0 0 29.0 25 20 12 3 16 34 0 1 1 1.414 7.8 0.9 5.0 10.6 2.13
15 John Sheerin 24 2 0 1.000 3 0
16 Robert Slezak 21 1 0 1.000 1 0
17 Jerry Steffey* 18 5 4 .556 5.05 11 10 5 0 57.0 68 37 32 4 30 72 1 3 3 1.719 10.7 0.6 4.7 11.4 2.40
18 Pedro Tio 19 2 1 .667 6.00 11 1 0 0 24.0 33 18 16 0 9 15 1 0 2 1.750 12.4 0.0 3.4 5.6 1.67
19 Michael Vetovich 20 2 2 .500 7.71 18 4 0 0 42.0 56 48 36 6 29 46 1 1 2 2.024 12.0 1.3 6.2 9.9 1.59
20 James Wilson* 21 0 0 3.00 9 0 0 0 15.0 10 6 5 1 17 16 2 0 0 1.800 6.0 0.6 10.2 9.6 0.94
20 Players 19.4 31 35 .470 5.11 68 68 59 9 1 570.2 594 444 324 44 385 585 25 7 24 2694 1.716 9.4 0.7 6.1 9.2 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
Kenneth Frankfort 51 405 48 7 7 .985 8.88 12
Jerry May 25 190 14 7 1 .967 8.16 14

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Solimine 55 387 11 19 37 .954 7.24
James Richards 10 74 2 2 1 .974 7.60

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Munoz 46 96 116 11 30 .951 4.61
Darrell Gibson 13 23 39 7 5 .899 4.77

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Wissman 43 49 51 17 11 .855 2.33
George Jones 22 24 24 12 3 .800 2.18

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Kuklenski 44 67 101 19 21 .898 3.82
Dave Wissman 25 39 50 16 6 .848 3.56

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Royce McDaniel 67 122 9 15 1 .897 1.96
Francisco De la Mota 37 35 2 5 1 .881 1.00
Roy Nosella 37 46 6 4 0 .929 1.41
Jerry May 33 48 4 3 0 .945 1.58
Gary McBride 17 15 1 4 1 .800 0.94
Larry Gable 12 11 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Kenneth Frankfort 10 8 0 0 0 1.000 0.80

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harlan Anderson 18 6 3 0 1 1.000 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
Michael Vetovich 18 1 5 1 0 .857 0.33
Joseph Cleary 14 2 11 0 1 1.000 0.93
Bill McGilivray 14 3 6 1 0 .900 0.64
Bruce Newton 13 4 7 1 0 .917 0.85
Thomas Donnell 12 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.42
Tommy Cobb 11 1 5 4 0 .600 0.55
Larry Gable 11 2 12 0 2 1.000 1.27
Jerry Steffey 11 0 10 0 2 1.000 0.91
Pedro Tio 11 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.18
Ernie Kunkle 10 0 5 3 0 .625 0.50
James Johns 9 0.00
James Wilson 9 0.00
Gene McKamey 8 0.00
James Richards 8 0.00
Euripedes Pimentel 7 0.00
John Sheerin 3 0.00
Bobby Haye 2 0.00
Edmund Murphy 2 0.00
Robert Slezak 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Harlan Anderson 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1941
Joseph Cleary 18 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1943
Tommy Cobb 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1940
Francisco De la Mota 18 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1943
Thomas Donnell 19 R R 6' 1.0" 167 1942
Kenneth Frankfort 19 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1942
Larry Gable 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 28, 1941 Anniston, AL, US
Darrell Gibson 19 R R 5' 7.0" 160 1942
Bobby Haye 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 23, 1940 Kittanning, PA, US
Ronald Jenkins 20 R R 5' 9.0" 165 1941
James Johns 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1942
George Jones 19 R R 5' 11.0" 193 1942
William Kuklenski 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1941
Ernie Kunkle 19 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 10, 1941
Jerry May 17 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 14, 1943 Staunton, VA, US
Gary McBride 20 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1941
Royce McDaniel 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1939
Bill McGilivray 17 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 2, 1943
Gene McKamey 19 R R 6' 0.0" 168 Sep 21, 1941
James Munoz 18 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1943
Edmund Murphy 18 L L 6' 4.0" 180 1943
Bruce Newton 20 R R 6' 3.0" 178 1941
Roy Nosella 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1941
Steven Oleschuk 20 L R 5' 9.0" 160 1941
Euripedes Pimentel 18 R R 5' 10.0" 145 1943
James Richards 22 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1939
Raymond Savoy -- Unknown
John Sheerin 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1937
Robert Slezak 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1940
Joe Solimine 17 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Jan 7, 1944 New York, NY, US
Jerry Steffey 18 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1943
Earl Thompson 20 R R 5' 11.0" 181 1941
Pedro Tio 19 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1942
Michael Vetovich 20 S R 6' 4.0" 190 1941
James Wilson 21 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1940
Dave Wissman 20 L R 6' 2.0" 178 Feb 17, 1941 Greenfield, MA, US

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