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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 2 0 0 0 .167 .167 2 Stats for 2 teams
2 Joseph Cleary 18 14 11 1 0 0 0 .091 .091 1
3 Tommy Cobb 21 11 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
4 Francisco DeLaMota 18 42 117 25 9 0 2 .214 .342 40
5 Wayne Donnell 19 12 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Kenneth Frankfort 19 63 224 59 7 2 0 .263 .313 70
7 Larry Gable 20 32 55 15 5 0 2 .273 .473 26
8 Darrell Gibson 19 15 49 8 0 1 0 .163 .204 10
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 8 1 0 0 0 .125 .125 1
12 George Jones 19 23 80 19 8 0 1 .238 .375 30
13 William Kuklenski 20 45 149 35 1 0 1 .235 .262 39
14 Ernie Kunkle* 19 14 26 4 0 0 0 .154 .154 4
15 Jerry May 17 61 235 77 16 2 11 .328 .553 130
16 Weldon McBride 20 25 68 19 3 1 1 .279 .397 27
17 Royce McDaniel* 22 68 244 87 23 2 2 .357 .492 120
18 Bill McGilivray 17 15 10 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 2
19 Gene McKamey 19 9 8 1 .125
20 James Munoz 18 46 166 41 9 0 1 .247 .319 53
21 Edmund Murphy* 18 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Bruce Newton 20 14 13 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Roy Nosella 20 40 142 29 6 1 3 .204 .324 46
24 Steven Oleschuk* 20 10 24 7 0 0 0 .292 .292 7
25 Euripedes Pimentel 18 7 4 1 .250
26 James Richards 22 36 74 17 1 0 5 .230 .446 33
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 56 198 50 7 2 3 .253 .354 70
31 Jerry Steffey* 18 11 18 2 0 0 0 .111 .111 2
32 Earl Thompson 20 5 7 1 .143
33 Pedro Tio 19 11 8 3 2 0 1 .375 1.000 8
34 Michael Vetovich# 20 18 14 2 0 0 0 .143 .143 2
35 James Wilson* 21 9 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Dave Wissman* 20 68 265 88 19 5 10 .332 .555 147
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 39.0 47 30 22 2 25 1.846 10.8 0.5 5.8 Stats for 2 teams
2 Joseph Cleary 18 2 1 .667 4.72 14 5 40.0 40 30 21 4 25 1.625 9.0 0.9 5.6
3 Tommy Cobb 21 2 2 .500 5.75 11 5 36.0 36 26 23 3 30 1.833 9.0 0.8 7.5
4 Wayne Donnell 19 1 5 .167 10.57 12 4 23.0 41 33 27 4 24 2.826 16.0 1.6 9.4
5 Larry Gable 20 3 5 .375 4.19 11 10 58.0 43 38 27 3 42 1.466 6.7 0.5 6.5
6 Bobby Haye 21 0 1 .000 2
7 James Johns 19 1 0 1.000 3.12 9 0 26.0 28 20 9 2 5 1.269 9.7 0.7 1.7
8 Ernie Kunkle 19 3 2 .600 3.90 10 9 60.0 49 39 26 1 48 1.617 7.4 0.2 7.2
9 Bill McGilivray 17 1 2 .333 4.03 14 2 38.0 39 22 17 3 15 1.421 9.2 0.7 3.6
10 Gene McKamey 19 0 4 .000 7.20 8 7 25.0 29 29 20 2 31 2.400 10.4 0.7 11.2
11 Edmund Murphy* 18 0 0 2
12 Bruce Newton 20 1 4 .200 3.00 13 3 39.0 31 27 13 1 18 1.256 7.2 0.2 4.2
13 Euripedes Pimentel 18 0 1 .000 11.40 7 0 15.0 28 23 19 4 8 2.400 16.8 2.4 4.8
14 James Richards 22 3 0 1.000 3.72 8 2 29.0 25 20 12 3 16 1.414 7.8 0.9 5.0
15 John Sheerin 24 2 0 1.000 3
16 Robert Slezak 21 1 0 1.000 1
17 Jerry Steffey* 18 5 4 .556 5.05 11 10 57.0 68 37 32 4 30 1.719 10.7 0.6 4.7
18 Pedro Tio 19 2 1 .667 6.00 11 1 24.0 33 18 16 0 9 1.750 12.4 0.0 3.4
19 Michael Vetovich 20 2 2 .500 7.71 18 4 42.0 56 48 36 6 29 2.024 12.0 1.3 6.2
20 James Wilson* 21 0 0 3.00 9 0 15.0 10 6 5 1 17 1.800 6.0 0.6 10.2
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 .985 8.88

1B

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

2B

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

3B

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

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Kuklenski 44 67 101 19 .898 3.82

OF

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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harlan Anderson 18 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Michael Vetovich 18 0.00
Joseph Cleary 14 0.00
Bill McGilivray 14 0.00
Bruce Newton 13 0.00
Wayne Donnell 12 0.00
Tommy Cobb 11 0.00
Jerry Steffey 11 0.00
Pedro Tio 11 0.00
Ernie Kunkle 10 0.00
James Johns 9 0.00
James Wilson 9 0.00
Gene McKamey 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 DeLaMota 18 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1943
Wayne 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 1941
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
Weldon 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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