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1956 Evansville Braves

1956 > Class B > 1956 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 84-36
Scored 665 runs, Allowed 464 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-41

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Bob Coleman
Represented: Evansville, IN
Ballpark: Bosse Field (Evansville, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

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 Bob Botz 21 33 68 18 1 0 0 .265 .279 19
2 Ollie Brantley 24 36 37 11 2 0 1 .297 .432 16
3 Larry Burgess 22 22 37 3 0 0 0 .081 .081 3
4 Jack Burns* 25 22 73 16 1 1 0 .219 .260 19
5 Ernest Christoff 18 2 1 1 1.000
6 Charles Chronopoulos* 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Roger Clapp 23 23 15 2 0 0 0 .133 .133 2
8 Wendell Doss 21 27 49 5 2 0 1 .102 .204 10
9 Bobby Dudley 21 6 5 1 .200
10 Frank Ensley 23 57 120 31 1 3 0 .258 .317 38
11 Horace Garner 32 85 314 111 23 4 13 .354 .576 181
12 Thomas Graham 21 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
13 Dale Hendrickson* 19 25 52 6 0 0 0 .115 .115 6
14 Chuck Hickman 21 10 14 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Roger Jongewaard* 19 89 294 81 17 2 7 .276 .418 123
16 Michael Kirmer* 21 7 6 2 .333
17 Mike Krsnich 24 69 230 68 10 5 8 .296 .487 112
18 Lee Maye* 21 119 482 159 16 7 24 .330 .541 261
19 William McKeon 24 42 147 42 10 0 0 .286 .354 52
20 Don Nottebart 20 28 76 13 2 0 0 .171 .197 15
21 Claude Raymond 19 31 29 4 0 0 0 .138 .138 4
22 William Rittman 22 120 480 118 21 3 9 .246 .358 172
23 Billy Smith* 26 120 458 146 21 2 3 .319 .393 180
24 John Stratton 23 107 437 110 22 3 11 .252 .391 171
25 Pepper Thomas 21 81 265 56 12 0 4 .211 .302 80
26 Joe Unfried 27 111 437 114 20 3 15 .261 .423 185
27 Corky Withrow 18 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Players 23.5 120 4703 4086 665 1107 180 33 95 579 41 478 651 .271 .344 .401 .745 1638 101 38
* - 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 Bob Botz 21 12 6 .667 2.83 28 23 162.0 139 63 51 10 56 1.204 7.7 0.6 3.1
2 Ollie Brantley 24 7 9 .438 3.87 36 6 114.0 125 60 49 17 51 1.544 9.9 1.3 4.0
3 Larry Burgess* 22 9 6 .600 2.49 22 19 134.0 121 54 37 4 46 1.246 8.1 0.3 3.1
4 Ernest Christoff 18 1 0 1.000 2 5.0 3 1 2 1.000 5.4 3.6
5 Charles Chronopoulos 24 0 1 .000 2
6 Roger Clapp 23 3 5 .375 3.81 23 0 59.0 51 33 25 1 32 1.407 7.8 0.2 4.9
7 Wendell Doss 21 12 5 .706 4.07 27 15 137.0 132 69 62 11 64 1.431 8.7 0.7 4.2
8 Bobby Dudley 21 2 2 .500 6
9 Thomas Graham 21 0 0 4
10 Dale Hendrickson* 19 11 2 .846 3.19 25 21 155.0 123 72 55 4 80 1.310 7.1 0.2 4.6
11 Chuck Hickman 21 6 3 .667 3.33 10 9 54.0 47 30 20 3 27 1.370 7.8 0.5 4.5
12 Michael Kirmer* 21 1 0 1.000 6
13 Don Nottebart 20 18 3 .857 2.24 28 25 209.0 152 63 52 5 98 1.196 6.5 0.2 4.2
14 Claude Raymond 19 9 3 .750 2.57 31 4 98.0 83 40 28 3 41 1.265 7.6 0.3 3.8
15 Buddy Zebrowski 20 0 0 1
15 Players 21.0 84 36 .700 120 120 464
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ollie Brantley 36 0.00
Claude Raymond 31 0.00
Bob Botz 28 0.00
Don Nottebart 28 0.00
Wendell Doss 27 0.00
Dale Hendrickson 25 0.00
Roger Clapp 23 0.00
Larry Burgess 22 0.00
Chuck Hickman 10 0.00
Bobby Dudley 6 0.00
Michael Kirmer 6 0.00
Thomas Graham 4 0.00
Ernest Christoff 2 0.00
Charles Chronopoulos 2 0.00
Buddy Zebrowski 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Botz 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 28, 1935 Milwaukee, WI, US
Ollie Brantley 24 R R 6' 3.0" 178 1932 Lexon, AR, US
Larry Burgess 22 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 27, 1934 Muskogee, OK, US
Jack Burns 25 L 6' 0.0" 163 Oct 29, 1930 Boston, MA, US
Ernest Christoff 18 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 9, 1937 Cleveland, OH, US
Charles Chronopoulos 24 L R 6' 1.0" 210 1932
Roger Clapp 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 16, 1932 Milo, ME, US
Wendell Doss 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1935
Bobby Dudley 21 R R 6' 0.0" 193 Feb 23, 1935 Tulsa, OK, US
Frank Ensley 23 R 5' 8.0" 173 1933
Horace Garner 32 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 17, 1923
Thomas Graham 21 R R 6' 8.0" 210 1935
Dale Hendrickson 19 L L 5' 11.0" 176 Jul 18, 1936 Broadwater, NE, US
Chuck Hickman 21 R R 6' 4.0" 190 May 21, 1935
Roger Jongewaard 19 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 3, 1936 SD, US
Michael Kirmer 21 L L 6' 3.0" 205 May 21, 1935 Hollywood, CA, US
Mike Krsnich 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 24, 1931 West Allis, WI, US
Lee Maye 21 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 11, 1934 Tuscaloosa, AL, US
William McKeon 24 R 6' 0.0" 184 1932
Don Nottebart 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 23, 1936 West Newton, MA, US
Claude Raymond 19 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 7, 1937 St. Jean, QC, CA
William Rittman 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 2, 1934 Readsville, MO, US
Billy Smith 26 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 14, 1930 High Point, NC, US
John Stratton 23 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 13, 1932 San Jose, CA, US
Pepper Thomas 21 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 8, 1934 Newton, MS, US
Joe Unfried 27 R 5' 11.0" 210 Feb 19, 1929 Evansville, IN, US
Corky Withrow 18 R R 6' 3.0" 197 Nov 28, 1937 High Coal, WV, US
Buddy Zebrowski 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 27, 1936

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