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1961 Burlington Bees

1961 > Class B > 1961 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 65-65
Scored 685 runs, Allowed 672 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-64

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Hardy Peterson
Represented: Burlington, IA
Ballpark: Community Field (Burlington, IA)
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 Gary Aldrich* 23 4 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Arthur Blunt* 23 23 88 15 1 0 0 .170 .182 16
3 Frank Bork 20 5 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
4 Ron Brand 21 120 440 139 18 1 5 .316 .395 174
5 Jim Dickson* 23 36 48 11 3 0 0 .229 .292 14
6 Thomas Haake 23 11 18 3 1 0 1 .167 .389 7
7 Julio Imbert* 22 4 2 1 .500
8 Rodger Irvine 20 25 59 3 0 0 0 .051 .051 3
9 Bill Jackson 26 110 383 97 14 0 20 .253 .446 171
10 Sandy Johnson 20 120 446 117 16 4 8 .262 .370 165
11 Don Kildoo 26 6 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Charles Kolakowski 28 19 9 3 0 0 0 .333 .333 3
13 James Little* 21 5 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Leroy Luketich 21 13 37 5 1 0 0 .135 .162 6
15 John Massey 22 48 61 17 0 0 4 .279 .475 29
16 Freed Messner 25 26 72 17 3 2 1 .236 .375 27
17 Russell Mueller* 23 10 10 1 0 0 0 .100 .100 1
18 Ed Napoleon 23 106 358 102 19 0 1 .285 .346 124
19 Fred Newman 19 33 29 6 1 0 0 .207 .241 7
20 Donald Nipp 22 8 29 11 .379
21 Roberto Pena 24 129 485 132 26 5 5 .272 .377 183
22 Hardy Peterson 31 23 62 13 4 0 0 .210 .274 17
23 Felix Pizarro 22 115 388 110 12 3 0 .284 .330 128
24 Bob Priddy 21 12 31 6 1 0 2 .194 .419 13
25 Len Prout# 22 19 32 7 1 0 0 .219 .250 8
26 Vic Ramirez 20 111 403 111 11 7 7 .275 .390 157
27 Tommy Rinks* 24 123 406 116 14 9 16 .286 .483 196
28 Peter Sala* 23 36 42 8 3 0 0 .190 .262 11
29 Ronald Spring 21 10 4 1 1 0 0 .250 .500 2
30 Jose Vidal 21 96 320 75 10 0 13 .234 .388 124
31 Larry West* 22 18 29 5 1 0 0 .172 .207 6
32 Kenneth Whitmore 21 25 29 4 0 0 0 .138 .138 4
32 Players 22.5 130 5021 4333 685 1136 162 31 85 587 110 580 912 .262 .347 .373 .720 1615 90 73 35 28
* - 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 Gary Aldrich* 23 0 1 .000 4
2 Frank Bork* 20 1 2 .333 5.40 5 15.0 16 16 9 6 1.467 9.6 3.6
3 Jim Dickson 23 10 4 .714 3.02 36 12 137.0 130 56 46 7 73 1.482 8.5 0.5 4.8
4 Thomas Haake 23 4 3 .571 4.26 11 10 57.0 56 37 27 7 38 1.649 8.8 1.1 6.0
5 Julio Imbert* 22 0 0 4
6 Rodger Irvine 20 11 10 .524 4.31 25 25 167.0 126 93 80 14 123 1.491 6.8 0.8 6.6
7 Don Kildoo* 26 0 0 6
8 Charles Kolakowski 28 3 0 1.000 2.70 19 3 40.0 38 14 12 2 17 1.375 8.6 0.4 3.8
9 James Little* 21 0 0 5
10 John Massey 22 2 2 .500 6.15 31 1 79.0 79 63 54 8 72 1.911 9.0 0.9 8.2
11 Ed Napoleon 23 0 0 1
12 Fred Newman 19 5 7 .417 4.15 27 11 102.0 102 58 47 7 39 1.382 9.0 0.6 3.4
13 Bob Priddy 21 7 2 .778 2.76 11 9 75.0 57 27 23 3 49 1.413 6.8 0.4 5.9
14 Len Prout* 22 4 10 .286 5.19 19 11 85.0 96 55 49 10 24 1.412 10.2 1.1 2.5
15 Peter Sala* 23 10 6 .625 4.28 35 14 120.0 113 75 57 9 79 1.600 8.5 0.7 5.9
16 Ronald Spring* 21 0 3 .000 9
17 Larry West 22 4 7 .364 5.02 18 12 95.0 96 60 53 9 52 1.558 9.1 0.9 4.9
18 Kenneth Whitmore 21 4 8 .333 5.14 24 14 98.0 97 63 56 10 50 1.500 8.9 0.9 4.6
18 Players 22.0 65 65 .500 4.41 130 130 91 39 4 1132.1 1080 672 555 96 662 53 854 51 3 75 5077 1.538 8.6 0.8 5.3 6.8 1.29
* - 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
Ron Brand 78 503 42 12 .978 6.99
Freed Messner 21 118 13 4 .970 6.24
Hardy Peterson 21 149 14 3 .982 7.76
Leroy Luketich 13 78 14 2 .979 7.08

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Jackson 106 959 66 8 .992 9.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sandy Johnson 119 256 338 25 .960 4.99

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Rinks 98 88 211 19 .940 3.05

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roberto Pena 129 248 402 36 .948 5.04

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vic Ramirez 106 184 11 15 .929 1.84
Ed Napoleon 100 134 3 13 .913 1.37
Felix Pizarro 94 120 11 1 .992 1.39
Jose Vidal 89 122 12 7 .950 1.51
Arthur Blunt 23 35 7 2 .955 1.83

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Dickson 36 0.00
Peter Sala 35 0.00
John Massey 31 0.00
Fred Newman 27 0.00
Rodger Irvine 25 0.00
Kenneth Whitmore 24 0.00
Charles Kolakowski 19 0.00
Len Prout 19 0.00
Larry West 18 0.00
Thomas Haake 11 0.00
Bob Priddy 11 0.00
Ronald Spring 9 0.00
Don Kildoo 6 0.00
Frank Bork 5 0.00
James Little 5 0.00
Gary Aldrich 4 0.00
Julio Imbert 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gary Aldrich 23 L L 6' 4.0" 198 Jan 2, 1938 Sacramento, CA, US
Arthur Blunt 23 L R 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Frank Bork 20 R L 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 13, 1940 Buffalo, NY, US
Ron Brand 21 R R 5' 7.0" 167 Jan 13, 1940 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Dickson 23 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 20, 1938 Portland, OR, US
Thomas Haake 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 24, 1937 Germantown, IL, US
Julio Imbert 22 L L 5' 10.0" 168 Dec 3, 1938 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Rodger Irvine 20 R R 6' 3.0" 182 Sep 1, 1940 Toronto, ON, CA
Bill Jackson 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 3, 1934 Pocatello, ID, US
Sandy Johnson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 24, 1940
Don Kildoo 26 R L 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 6, 1935 Washington, DC, US
Charles Kolakowski 28 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Dec 22, 1932 Sayreville, NJ, US
James Little 21 L L 5' 11.0" 165 1940
Leroy Luketich 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1940
John Massey 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 30, 1938 Port Neches, TX, US
Freed Messner 25 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 5, 1935
Russell Mueller 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1938
Ed Napoleon 23 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 13, 1937 Baltimore, MD, US
Fred Newman 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Feb 21, 1942 Boston, MA, US
Donald Nipp 22 R R 6' 0.0" 194 Feb 7, 1939 Blair, OK, US
Roberto Pena 24 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Apr 17, 1937 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Hardy Peterson 31 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Oct 17, 1929 Perth Amboy, NJ, US
Felix Pizarro 22 R R 5' 10.0" 172 Feb 3, 1939
Bob Priddy 21 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 10, 1939 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Len Prout 22 S L 6' 1.0" 198 Feb 14, 1939 San Francisco, CA, US
Vic Ramirez 20 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 26, 1940
Tommy Rinks 24 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 3, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Peter Sala 23 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1938
Ronald Spring 21 R L 6' 1.0" 170 Jan 27, 1940 Rochester, NY, US
Jose Vidal 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 3, 1940 Batey Lechuga, El Seibo, DO
Larry West 22 L R 6' 0.0" 160 1939
Kenneth Whitmore 21 R R 6' 1.0" 192 1940

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