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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
1Harlan Anderson2018122000.167.1672Stats for 2 teams
2Joseph Cleary1814111000.091.0911
3Tommy Cobb211190000.000.0000
4Francisco DeLaMota184211725902.214.34240
5Wayne Donnell191270000.000.0000
6Kenneth Frankfort196322459720.263.31370
7Larry Gable20325515502.273.47326
8Darrell Gibson1915498010.163.20410
9Bobby Haye21230000.000.0000
10Ronald Jenkins206184.222
11James Johns191181000.125.1251
12George Jones19238019801.238.37530
13William Kuklenski204514935101.235.26239
14Ernie Kunkle*1914264000.154.1544
15Jerry May17612357716211.328.553130
16Weldon McBride20256819311.279.39727
17Royce McDaniel*2268244872322.357.492120
18Bill McGilivray1715102000.200.2002
19Gene McKamey19981.125
20James Munoz184616641901.247.31953
21Edmund Murphy*18230000.000.0000
22Bruce Newton2014130000.000.0000
23Roy Nosella204014229613.204.32446
24Steven Oleschuk*2010247000.292.2927
25Euripedes Pimentel18741.250
26James Richards22367417105.230.44633
27Raymond Savoy?--461.167
28John Sheerin24330000.000.0000
29Robert Slezak21252.400
30Joe Solimine*175619850723.253.35470
31Jerry Steffey*1811182000.111.1112
32Earl Thompson20571.143
33Pedro Tio191183201.3751.0008
34Michael Vetovich#2018142000.143.1432
35James Wilson*21920000.000.0000
36Dave Wissman*20682658819510.332.555147
36 Players19.36827762277456602116164337445457587.264.384.386.7708792121
* - 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
1Harlan Anderson2022.5005.0818339.04730222251.84610.80.55.8Stats for 2 teams
2Joseph Cleary1821.6674.7214540.04030214251.6259.00.95.6
3Tommy Cobb2122.5005.7511536.03626233301.8339.00.87.5
4Wayne Donnell1915.16710.5712423.04133274242.82616.01.69.4
5Larry Gable2035.3754.19111058.04338273421.4666.70.56.5
6Bobby Haye2101.0002
7James Johns19101.0003.129026.028209251.2699.70.71.7
8Ernie Kunkle1932.6003.9010960.04939261481.6177.40.27.2
9Bill McGilivray1712.3334.0314238.03922173151.4219.20.73.6
10Gene McKamey1904.0007.208725.02929202312.40010.40.711.2
11Edmund Murphy*18002
12Bruce Newton2014.2003.0013339.03127131181.2567.20.24.2
13Euripedes Pimentel1801.00011.407015.0282319482.40016.82.44.8
14James Richards22301.0003.728229.02520123161.4147.80.95.0
15John Sheerin24201.0003
16Robert Slezak21101.0001
17Jerry Steffey*1854.5565.05111057.06837324301.71910.70.64.7
18Pedro Tio1921.6676.0011124.0331816091.75012.40.03.4
19Michael Vetovich2022.5007.7118442.05648366292.02412.01.36.2
20James Wilson*21003.009015.010651171.8006.00.610.2
20 Players19.43135.4705.1168685991570.2594444324443855852572426941.7169.
* - 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


Kenneth Frankfort51405487.9858.88


Joe Solimine553871119.9547.24
James Richards107422.9747.60


James Munoz469611611.9514.61
Darrell Gibson1323397.8994.77


Dave Wissman43495117.8552.33
George Jones22242412.8002.18


William Kuklenski446710119.8983.82


Royce McDaniel67122915.8971.96
Francisco DeLaMota373525.8811.00
Roy Nosella374664.9291.41
Jerry May334843.9451.58
Weldon McBride171514.8000.94
Larry Gable1211101.0001.00


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Harlan Anderson20RR6' 1.0"1951941
Joseph Cleary18RR6' 2.0"1751943
Tommy Cobb21RR6' 2.0"1901940
Francisco DeLaMota18RR5' 11.0"1601943
Wayne Donnell19RR6' 1.0"1671942
Kenneth Frankfort19RR6' 2.0"1901942
Larry Gable20RR5' 11.0"1851941
Darrell Gibson19RR5' 7.0"1601942
Bobby Haye21RR6' 0.0"170Jun 23, 1940Kittanning, PA, US
Ronald Jenkins20RR5' 9.0"1651941
James Johns19RR6' 1.0"1801942
George Jones19RR5' 11.0"1931942
William Kuklenski20RR5' 11.0"1651941
Ernie Kunkle19LR5' 11.0"185Sep 10, 1941
Jerry May17RR6' 2.0"190Dec 14, 1943Staunton, VA, US
Weldon McBride20RR5' 11.0"1781941
Royce McDaniel22LL5' 11.0"1751939
Bill McGilivray17RR6' 1.0"200Nov 2, 1943
Gene McKamey19RR6' 0.0"168Sep 21, 1941
James Munoz18RR5' 10.0"1651943
Edmund Murphy18LL6' 4.0"1801943
Bruce Newton20RR6' 3.0"1781941
Roy Nosella20RR6' 1.0"1751941
Steven Oleschuk20LR5' 9.0"1601941
Euripedes Pimentel18RR5' 10.0"1451943
James Richards22RR6' 2.0"2101939
Raymond Savoy--Unknown
John Sheerin24RR6' 3.0"1951937
Robert Slezak21RR6' 1.0"1901940
Joe Solimine17LL6' 3.0"200Jan 7, 1944New York, NY, US
Jerry Steffey18LL6' 0.0"1801943
Earl Thompson20RR5' 11.0"1811941
Pedro Tio19RR5' 10.0"1701942
Michael Vetovich20SR6' 4.0"1901941
James Wilson21LL5' 11.0"1751940
Dave Wissman20LR6' 2.0"178Feb 17, 1941Greenfield, MA, US

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