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1961 Fresno Giants

1961 > Class C > 1961 California League
Overall: 68-72
Scored 749 runs, Allowed 746 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-70

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Sal Taormina
Represented: Fresno, CA
Ballpark: John Euless Park (Fresno, CA)
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 Nick August 20 15 62 55 5 12 1 0 0 6 2 1 5 3 .218 .290 .236 .527 13 1 0 1
2 Joe Campise 23 34 81 65 11 9 1 0 1 4 0 0 13 27 .138 .288 .200 .488 13 1 1 1
3 Ronald Cataldo* 22 31 79 64 10 17 0 0 2 8 0 0 13 22 .266 .390 .359 .749 23 0 2 0
4 Ray Cox 21 9 8 2 .250
5 Wayne Davidson 21 26 61 53 7 13 1 0 1 2 0 1 5 21 .245 .333 .321 .654 17 2 1 0
6 Arlo Engel 19 130 537 460 79 113 26 5 25 99 9 2 65 182 .246 .345 .487 .831 224 7 0 5
7 Robert Ericson 20 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Dick Estelle# 19 17 42 35 3 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 19 .229 .270 .257 .527 9 0 5 0
9 Edgar Feldman 20 31 77 75 5 10 0 0 1 6 0 0 1 21 .133 .145 .173 .318 13 0 1 0
10 Donald Flynn 22 30 70 63 5 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 22 .111 .176 .127 .303 8 0 2 0 Stats for 2 teams
11 Jim Ray Hart 19 138 571 507 100 180 24 14 22 123 15 4 56 77 .355 .421 .588 1.009 298 4 1 3
12 Randy Hundley 19 88 337 273 36 68 12 1 6 45 6 3 56 72 .249 .371 .366 .738 100 0 3 5
13 Bobby Jones 22 32 79 70 5 18 3 0 0 5 0 0 4 21 .257 .297 .300 .597 21 0 5 0
14 Arley Kangas 23 87 303 270 38 69 9 2 0 28 4 1 28 36 .256 .325 .304 .628 82 1 1 3
15 Ray Kendrick 21 35 38 32 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 17 .031 .114 .031 .146 1 0 3 0
16 Jerry Kushner* 20 103 429 359 60 113 14 8 11 75 13 3 61 73 .315 .417 .490 .908 176 5 0 4
17 Julio Linares 19 57 248 226 42 67 6 2 1 14 15 3 19 21 .296 .359 .354 .713 80 3 0 0
18 Donald McGillicuddy* 23 95 403 350 70 101 14 6 6 35 5 1 42 58 .289 .369 .414 .784 145 4 5 2
19 Donato Mezzanotte 22 129 524 421 77 98 14 5 2 38 6 2 83 49 .233 .360 .304 .665 128 5 8 7
20 Ed Moxey 18 18 51 41 9 9 0 0 2 9 3 0 10 8 .220 .373 .366 .738 15 0 0 0
21 Ron Pinkerton 20 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 John Pregenzer 28 47 31 28 3 4 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 8 .143 .172 .250 .422 7 0 2 0
23 John Price* 20 97 367 296 45 83 14 2 4 40 6 4 64 77 .280 .408 .382 .790 113 2 2 3
24 Larry Randall 21 9 23 7 0 0 0 .304 .304 7
25 Minnie Rojas 27 47 27 23 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 13 .130 .231 .130 .361 3 0 1 0
26 Robert Rudd* 21 15 39 33 6 8 1 1 0 3 0 1 5 8 .242 .342 .333 .675 11 0 1 0
27 Carl Shelen 19 14 24 15 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .133 .235 .133 .369 2 0 7 0
28 Robert Shosty 23 134 495 407 79 125 21 2 8 68 7 3 78 57 .307 .420 .428 .847 174 3 4 3
29 James Springborn 23 39 157 130 27 35 5 4 3 18 6 1 18 19 .269 .365 .438 .804 57 4 1 4
30 Russell Vanderziel 18 8 30 9 4 0 1 .300 .533 16
31 John Vaughan# 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Richard Young 22 21 75 67 9 11 3 1 0 8 2 0 8 15 .164 .253 .239 .492 16 0 0 0
32 Players 21.0 140 5225 4464 749 1200 174 53 97 653 99 31 664 962 .269 .361 .397 .757 1771 74 56 41
* - 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 Ronald Cataldo* 22 7 12 .368 4.95 23 22 8 2 149.0 170 107 82 16 108 127 3 1 10 1.866 10.3 1.0 6.5 7.7 1.18
2 Ray Cox 21 0 1 .000 4.33 9 0 27.0 42 20 13 2 10 0 1.926 14.0 0.7 3.3
3 Robert Ericson 20 0 0 6.00 2 0 6.0 10 6 4 1 5 0 2.500 15.0 1.5 7.5
4 Dick Estelle* 19 8 7 .533 4.18 17 14 5 1 99.0 91 57 46 6 56 94 5 2 2 1.485 8.3 0.5 5.1 8.5 1.68
5 Edgar Feldman 20 12 8 .600 4.24 27 26 8 0 189.0 204 112 89 12 100 164 4 0 9 1.608 9.7 0.6 4.8 7.8 1.64
6 Donald Flynn 22 12 9 .571 3.98 30 24 11 3 181.0 198 101 80 14 79 165 3 0 11 1.530 9.8 0.7 3.9 8.2 2.09 Stats for 2 teams
7 Bobby Jones 22 8 7 .533 4.32 28 21 6 1 154.0 167 92 74 16 49 154 4 1 6 1.403 9.8 0.9 2.9 9.0 3.14
8 Ray Kendrick* 21 5 12 .294 5.92 35 17 4 0 120.0 136 95 79 8 79 130 5 1 2 1.792 10.2 0.6 5.9 9.8 1.65
9 Ron Pinkerton 20 2 1 .667 6.14 7 4 22.0 25 27 15 4 22 0 2.136 10.2 1.6 9.0
10 John Pregenzer 28 10 7 .588 3.70 47 6 2 1 112.0 111 71 46 8 75 115 8 0 12 1.661 8.9 0.6 6.0 9.2 1.53
11 Minnie Rojas 27 6 5 .545 3.26 47 4 1 1 91.0 97 46 33 6 24 116 2 1 2 1.330 9.6 0.6 2.4 11.5 4.83
12 Carl Shelen 19 2 3 .400 4.58 14 9 3 1 59.0 71 42 30 5 27 51 3 1 4 1.661 10.8 0.8 4.1 7.8 1.89
13 John Vaughan* 21 0 1 .000 10.80 3 1 5.0 11 7 6 1 3 0 2.800 19.8 1.8 5.4
13 Players 22.5 68 72 .486 140 140 746 7
* - 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
Randy Hundley 80 651 56 10 6 .986 8.84 23
Arley Kangas 50 373 39 5 1 .988 8.24 8
Ed Moxey 11 58 8 3 0 .957 6.00 5
Joe Campise 10 49 10 3 1 .952 5.90 11

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald McGillicuddy 92 644 39 14 44 .980 7.42
Arlo Engel 35 211 20 9 12 .963 6.60
Wayne Davidson 20 85 12 1 2 .990 4.85

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donato Mezzanotte 72 125 190 14 27 .957 4.38
Julio Linares 57 121 158 14 22 .952 4.89

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Price 88 76 98 20 3 .897 1.98
Arley Kangas 15 6 18 2 2 .923 1.60
James Springborn 12 10 15 3 1 .893 2.08
Richard Young 11 13 10 3 2 .885 2.09

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Ray Hart 77 126 179 42 31 .879 3.96
Donato Mezzanotte 54 72 134 16 17 .928 3.81

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Shosty 113 128 7 13 0 .912 1.19
Arlo Engel 104 201 15 14 0 .939 2.08
Jerry Kushner 101 143 15 13 1 .924 1.56
Jim Ray Hart 60 95 6 3 0 .971 1.68
James Springborn 24 38 5 2 1 .956 1.79
Arley Kangas 16 12 5 1 0 .944 1.06

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Pregenzer 47 4 13 1 2 .944 0.36
Minnie Rojas 47 3 9 3 0 .800 0.26
Ray Kendrick 35 1 17 3 0 .857 0.51
Donald Flynn 30 13 27 7 2 .851 1.33 Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Jones 28 7 19 1 2 .963 0.93
Edgar Feldman 27 10 42 2 3 .963 1.93
Ronald Cataldo 23 11 24 3 1 .921 1.52
Dick Estelle 17 5 15 7 2 .741 1.18
Carl Shelen 14 6 11 1 0 .944 1.21

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Nick August 20 R R 5' 10.0" 155 1941
Joe Campise 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1938
Ronald Cataldo 22 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 11, 1939 Woodland, CA, US
Ray Cox 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 11, 1939
Wayne Davidson 21 R L 5' 11.0" 190 1940
Arlo Engel 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 22, 1941
Robert Ericson 20 R R 5' 10.0" 165 May 9, 1941
Dick Estelle 19 S L 6' 2.0" 170 Jan 18, 1942 Lakewood, NJ, US
Edgar Feldman 20 R R 6' 1.0" 196 Apr 10, 1941
Donald Flynn 22 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1939
Jim Ray Hart 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 30, 1941 Hookerton, NC, US
Randy Hundley 19 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 1, 1942 Martinsville, VA, US
Bobby Jones 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 2, 1939 Cleveland County, NC, US
Arley Kangas 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1938
Ray Kendrick 21 R L 5' 11.0" 165 1940
Jerry Kushner 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 22, 1941
Julio Linares 19 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 26, 1941 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Donald McGillicuddy 23 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1938
Donato Mezzanotte 22 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1939
Ed Moxey 18 R R 5' 7.0" 185 Jul 8, 1942 Nassau, BS
Ron Pinkerton 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 2, 1940 Arkansas City, KS, US
John Pregenzer 28 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Aug 2, 1932 Burlington, WI, US
John Price 20 L R 5' 11.0" 188 1941
Larry Randall 21 R L 6' 0.0" 173 Apr 29, 1940
Minnie Rojas 27 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 26, 1933 Remedios, Villa Clara, CU
Robert Rudd 21 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 14, 1940
Carl Shelen 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 19, 1941
Robert Shosty 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1938
James Springborn 23 R R 6' 0.0" 187 1938
Russell Vanderziel 18 R R 5' 9.0" 160 1943
John Vaughan 21 S L 6' 2.0" 200 1940
Richard Young 22 R R 6' 1.0" 167 1939

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