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1969 Duluth-Superior Dukes

1969 > Class Short-Season A > 1969 Northern League
Overall: 46-23
Scored 378 runs, Allowed 252 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 47-22

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Pel Austin
Represented: Duluth, MN and Superior, WI
Ballpark: Wade Stadium (Duluth, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1968 / 1970

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 Carl Champion 23 57 198 162 30 43 3 1 3 22 5 4 28 33 .265 .379 .352 .731 57 3 3 2
2 William Clark 21 60 240 189 41 54 9 2 7 28 9 0 41 43 .286 .413 .466 .878 88 2 5 3
3 Bill Cooper* 21 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
4 Charlie Cromer 22 13 15 13 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 2 0
5 Ronald Davini 22 66 272 243 34 67 8 3 4 47 2 0 18 31 .276 .330 .383 .712 93 3 5 3
6 Dennis Deck* 19 11 20 16 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .188 .188 .250 .438 4 0 4 0
7 Wayne Francingues 21 36 157 124 30 43 7 1 2 20 10 3 26 12 .347 .448 .468 .916 58 0 3 4
8 Thomas Fuller 20 11 20 17 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .118 .250 .118 .368 2 0 0 0
9 Willie Garrison* 24 17 15 13 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .308 .400 .308 .708 4 0 0 0
10 Robert Giesler 19 9 20 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .118 .211 .118 .328 2 0 1 0
11 Larry Held 22 27 67 59 5 13 2 1 0 7 1 0 5 13 .220 .292 .288 .580 17 1 2 0
12 Raymond Johnson 21 11 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
13 Larry Linville 22 34 133 114 29 40 4 2 1 20 1 0 17 22 .351 .432 .447 .879 51 0 1 1
14 James MacDonnell* 21 14 35 26 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 15 .154 .241 .154 .395 4 0 6 0
15 Ron Markowski 21 7 31 30 4 10 2 1 0 5 1 1 0 3 .333 .355 .467 .822 14 1 0 0
16 Len Massaro 19 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Gregory Merkerson 21 56 198 183 24 46 5 4 4 30 0 0 13 37 .251 .299 .388 .687 71 0 1 1
18 Jim Mueller* 22 69 317 296 52 104 17 4 0 27 4 5 12 29 .351 .382 .436 .818 129 4 3 2
19 Richard Newhart 21 7 34 30 4 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 5 .133 .235 .133 .369 4 0 0 0
20 Steve O'Neill 22 11 33 28 5 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 7 .179 .281 .179 .460 5 1 1 0
21 Barry O'Sullivan 22 69 297 257 44 72 7 1 9 46 0 0 24 66 .280 .356 .420 .776 108 8 5 3
22 Stan Perzanowski# 18 14 26 23 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 .130 .167 .174 .341 4 0 2 0
23 Rod Pommes 23 47 176 150 19 37 11 0 2 20 0 0 21 36 .247 .333 .360 .693 54 0 2 3
24 Glenn Redmon 21 2 9 9 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 0
25 Gary Reiten 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
26 James Roudebush* 23 16 42 32 7 8 1 3 1 5 3 0 10 9 .250 .429 .563 .991 18 0 0 0
27 Danny Rourke 21 11 33 28 3 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 3 .179 .273 .214 .487 6 0 0 1
28 Ross Sapp* 21 33 122 117 13 31 4 0 1 10 9 3 4 16 .265 .295 .325 .620 38 1 0 0
29 Stephen Spanich 22 16 41 38 6 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .237 .256 .237 .493 9 0 2 0
30 George Weimer 19 23 11 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 2 0
31 Ron Williams 21 28 80 71 9 20 3 1 0 12 5 0 8 16 .282 .354 .352 .707 25 0 1 0
32 Hugh Yancy 18 6 25 21 5 6 1 1 1 5 0 0 2 0 .286 .360 .571 .931 12 1 0 1
32 Players 21.6 69 2672 2317 378 641 89 24 35 319 50 17 254 438 .277 .351 .381 .732 883 25 51 25 8
* - 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 Bill Cooper 21 0 0 6.43 3 1 0 0 0 7.0 11 6 5 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 2.429 14.1 0.0 7.7 7.7 1.00
2 Charlie Cromer 22 4 2 .667 3.21 13 2 0 0 1 42.0 39 22 15 2 21 2 34 2 1 0 1.429 8.4 0.4 4.5 7.3 1.62
3 Dennis Deck* 19 4 3 .571 3.74 11 11 4 2 0 53.0 37 24 22 2 49 0 41 3 0 3 1.623 6.3 0.3 8.3 7.0 0.84
4 Willie Garrison* 24 4 1 .800 2.41 17 2 1 0 0 41.0 38 14 11 3 11 0 34 0 0 2 1.195 8.3 0.7 2.4 7.5 3.09
5 Robert Giesler* 19 2 2 .500 2.94 9 7 2 0 0 52.0 47 18 17 1 22 0 38 2 0 1 1.327 8.1 0.2 3.8 6.6 1.73
6 Raymond Johnson 21 0 3 .000 6.26 11 2 0 0 1 23.0 25 19 16 3 9 0 16 1 1 4 1.478 9.8 1.2 3.5 6.3 1.78
7 James MacDonnell* 21 7 2 .778 2.79 14 12 7 1 1 87.0 72 34 27 7 37 0 78 2 0 3 1.253 7.4 0.7 3.8 8.1 2.11
8 Len Massaro 19 0 1 .000 2.57 4 1 0 0 0 7.0 8 5 2 0 6 1 6 2 1 0 2.000 10.3 0.0 7.7 7.7 1.00
9 Steve O'Neill 22 7 1 .875 2.68 11 10 4 0 0 74.0 62 32 22 1 23 2 41 3 0 3 1.149 7.5 0.1 2.8 5.0 1.78
10 Stan Perzanowski 18 4 4 .500 3.34 14 7 3 1 0 62.0 55 32 23 3 36 0 56 5 0 2 1.468 8.0 0.4 5.2 8.1 1.56
11 Gary Reiten 19 0 0 6.75 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1.750 9.0 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
12 Stephen Spanich 22 10 2 .833 2.41 15 14 9 5 1 101.0 78 33 27 2 50 0 93 4 0 3 1.267 7.0 0.2 4.5 8.3 1.86
13 George Weimer 19 4 2 .667 1.37 23 0 0 0 4 46.0 30 10 7 2 20 0 58 0 0 2 1.087 5.9 0.4 3.9 11.3 2.90
13 Players 20.6 46 23 .667 2.96 69 69 39 30 11 8 599.0 506 252 197 26 293 5 501 25 3 23 1.334 7.6 0.4 4.4 7.5 1.71
* - 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
Ronald Davini 65 500 49 14 6 .975 8.45 9
Carl Champion 4 12 2 0 0 1.000 3.50 1
Thomas Fuller 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Barry O'Sullivan 69 543 39 13 41 .978 8.43
Carl Champion 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Clark 32 74 91 7 18 .959 5.16
Gregory Merkerson 26 59 52 5 17 .957 4.27
Danny Rourke 8 16 18 2 2 .944 4.25
Richard Newhart 7 17 18 3 3 .921 5.00
Hugh Yancy 1 2 1 1 0 .750 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rod Pommes 43 34 82 14 5 .892 2.70
William Clark 27 24 35 4 3 .937 2.19
Thomas Fuller 4 2 7 0 0 1.000 2.25
Glenn Redmon 2 4 3 0 0 1.000 3.50
Gregory Merkerson 1 3 0 1 0 .750 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Francingues 35 49 74 12 17 .911 3.51
Gregory Merkerson 28 52 72 15 11 .892 4.43
Hugh Yancy 5 6 16 0 2 1.000 4.40
William Clark 2 2 6 0 0 1.000 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Mueller 69 136 8 8 0 .947 2.09
Carl Champion 48 83 7 3 2 .968 1.88
Larry Linville 32 45 2 2 0 .959 1.47
Ross Sapp 31 41 4 2 1 .957 1.45
Ron Williams 20 14 0 2 0 .875 0.70
Larry Held 17 17 1 2 1 .900 1.06
James Roudebush 11 17 1 1 0 .947 1.64
Ron Markowski 6 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.17
Thomas Fuller 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Weimer 23 1 8 2 0 .818 0.39
Willie Garrison 17 0 3 0 1 1.000 0.18
Stephen Spanich 15 8 10 1 2 .947 1.20
James MacDonnell 14 5 23 2 0 .933 2.00
Stan Perzanowski 14 4 11 4 1 .789 1.07
Charlie Cromer 13 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.69
Dennis Deck 11 1 7 0 1 1.000 0.73
Raymond Johnson 11 0 3 1 0 .750 0.27
Steve O'Neill 11 8 6 4 1 .778 1.27
Robert Giesler 9 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.44
Len Massaro 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bill Cooper 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Gary Reiten 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Carl Champion 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1946
William Clark 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1948
Bill Cooper 21 L R 6' 2.0" 200 1948
Charlie Cromer 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1947
Ronald Davini 22 R R 5' 10.0" 185 May 5, 1947
Dennis Deck 19 L L 6' 0.0" 218 Feb 12, 1950
Wayne Francingues 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1948
Thomas Fuller 20 R R 5' 10.0" 190 1949
Willie Garrison 24 L L 6' 2.0" 178 1945
Robert Giesler 19 R L 6' 2.0" 190 1950
Larry Held 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1947
Raymond Johnson 21 R R 6' 1.0" 160 1948
Larry Linville 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1947
James MacDonnell 21 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 3, 1947
Ron Markowski 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 5, 1947 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Len Massaro 19 R R 6' 4.0" 165 1950
Gregory Merkerson 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 29, 1947
Jim Mueller 22 L L 6' 0.0" 170 1947
Richard Newhart 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 6, 1947 Santa Ana, CA, US
Steve O'Neill 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 30, 1947 San Mateo, CA, US
Barry O'Sullivan 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1947
Stan Perzanowski 18 S R 6' 2.0" 170 Aug 25, 1950 East Chicago, IN, US
Rod Pommes 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1946
Glenn Redmon 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 11, 1948 Detroit, MI, US
Gary Reiten 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1950
James Roudebush 23 L L 5' 10.0" 175 1946
Danny Rourke 21 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Oct 7, 1947
Ross Sapp 21 L R 5' 11.0" 175 1948
Stephen Spanich 22 R R 6' 5.0" 195 1947
George Weimer 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 6, 1949
Ron Williams 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1948
Hugh Yancy 18 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 16, 1950 Sarasota, FL, US

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