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1959 Memphis Chickasaws

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Southern Association
Overall: 76-77
Scored 657 runs, Allowed 712 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-82

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Luke Appling
Represented: Memphis, TN
Ballpark: Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

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 Roger Aldridge 25 8 7 2 .286
2 Gair Allie 27 139 550 441 76 113 20 4 13 50 6 99 65 .256 .392 .408 .800 180 3 2 5 6
3 Jack Brown 26 14 26 25 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 .160 .160 .160 .320 4 0 1 0 0
4 Ray Crone 27 18 40 34 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 3 9 .118 .211 .118 .328 4 1 2 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
5 Bill Currie 32 9 10 1 .100
6 Jerry Dahlke 30 40 53 45 8 10 2 0 1 10 0 6 18 .222 .314 .333 .647 15 0 2 0 0
7 Duke Dawson 28 2 2 0 .000
8 William Dicrosta* 22 8 30 9 .300
9 Larry DiPippo* 29 142 602 512 60 138 21 2 7 62 2 84 64 .270 .371 .359 .730 184 0 3 3 10
10 Benjamin Downs* 29 93 373 305 36 87 13 2 7 47 5 63 41 .285 .413 .410 .823 125 4 0 1 5
11 Richard Duffy* 29 21 13 10 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 4 .100 .250 .200 .450 2 0 1 0 0
12 Sheppard Frazier* 23 81 361 331 44 102 16 4 6 36 13 26 54 .308 .358 .435 .793 144 0 3 1 2
13 Bill Graham 22 26 53 47 3 9 0 0 0 4 0 3 11 .191 .255 .191 .446 9 1 2 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
14 Al Grandcolas 26 74 250 209 34 52 14 1 7 34 2 41 28 .249 .372 .426 .798 89 0 0 0 2
15 Donald Griffin 37 95 317 292 29 82 13 0 1 36 4 18 27 .281 .330 .336 .666 98 4 2 1 3
16 Hal Grote 28 17 63 49 6 8 2 1 0 6 0 13 14 .163 .333 .245 .578 12 0 0 1 0
17 Joe Hannah 28 30 112 92 11 23 6 1 1 12 0 18 12 .250 .375 .370 .745 34 1 0 1 4
18 Lee Howell 22 121 493 419 51 121 18 3 7 55 15 63 69 .289 .384 .396 .780 166 5 1 5 1
19 Douglass Hubacek 25 139 579 514 82 140 28 4 8 57 6 46 56 .272 .339 .389 .728 200 8 6 5 3
20 George Kolasa 24 2 4 1 .250
21 Stanley Malec 27 13 47 42 6 8 2 0 0 4 0 4 6 .190 .277 .238 .515 10 1 0 0 0
22 Bob McKee 26 84 313 271 27 47 9 1 0 19 1 37 38 .173 .269 .214 .483 58 0 1 4 5
23 Bob Milliken 32 14 41 38 3 5 3 0 0 2 0 1 10 .132 .154 .211 .364 8 0 2 0 0
24 Lew Morton* 38 134 530 440 65 126 23 2 21 71 1 80 55 .286 .399 .491 .890 216 5 1 4 9
25 Dolan Nichols 29 7 6 0 .000
26 Charles Parsons 27 2 2 0 .000
27 Bill Pleis* 21 39 65 57 5 13 1 0 0 1 0 8 20 .228 .323 .246 .569 14 0 0 0 0
28 Len Prout# 20 36 79 68 4 12 2 0 1 8 0 7 21 .176 .260 .250 .510 17 1 2 1 0
29 Billy Queen 30 39 89 77 12 24 6 0 1 12 0 9 12 .312 .393 .429 .822 33 2 0 1 0
30 Bill Slack* 26 74 47 41 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 8 .073 .156 .073 .229 3 0 2 0 0
31 George Susce 27 6 11 2 .182
32 Elio Toboso 22 94 344 300 42 71 10 0 2 29 15 34 43 .237 .314 .290 .604 87 2 3 5 0
33 Benjamin Tompkins 30 15 61 51 7 12 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 .235 .344 .235 .580 12 1 0 1 2
34 Hal Trosky 22 15 36 29 6 6 2 0 1 3 0 6 7 .207 .343 .379 .722 11 0 1 0 1
35 Bill Wells 30 55 163 145 24 36 6 2 2 14 2 14 22 .248 .323 .359 .682 52 2 2 0 1
35 Players 27.6 153 5801 4956 657 1271 218 28 87 594 77 718 742 .256 .353 .364 .718 1806 124 45 44 38 54
* - 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 Roger Aldridge 25 0 1 .000 8
2 Jack Brown 26 5 5 .500 5.58 14 13 1 0 71.0 82 50 44 14 44 2 38 1 0 6 1.775 10.4 1.8 5.6 4.8 0.86
3 Ray Crone 27 6 10 .375 3.19 16 16 6 1 110.0 106 55 39 9 39 2 42 3 0 6 1.318 8.7 0.7 3.2 3.4 1.08 Stats for 2 teams
4 Bill Currie 32 1 2 .333 5.73 9 5 0 0 33.0 40 28 21 7 19 1 24 3 0 1 1.788 10.9 1.9 5.2 6.5 1.26
5 Jerry Dahlke 30 7 9 .438 5.48 38 15 4 1 133.0 159 86 81 17 55 3 37 4 0 6 1.609 10.8 1.2 3.7 2.5 0.67
6 Duke Dawson* 28 0 2 .000 2
7 Larry DiPippo* 29 0 0 4
8 Richard Duffy* 29 1 3 .250 6.28 21 1 0 0 43.0 51 31 30 10 20 2 47 3 0 3 1.651 10.7 2.1 4.2 9.8 2.35
9 Bill Graham 22 7 10 .412 4.80 26 22 5 1 135.0 136 81 72 11 76 4 89 4 0 12 1.570 9.1 0.7 5.1 5.9 1.17 Stats for 2 teams
10 Bob Milliken 32 10 3 .769 2.08 14 14 3 1 104.0 94 31 24 8 38 6 77 1 0 2 1.269 8.1 0.7 3.3 6.7 2.03
11 Dolan Nichols 29 1 0 1.000 6
12 Jack Osborn 25 0 0 5
13 Charles Parsons 27 0 0 2
14 Bill Pleis* 21 8 8 .500 3.28 39 24 6 3 173.0 154 80 63 11 81 3 100 4 0 3 1.358 8.0 0.6 4.2 5.2 1.23
15 Len Prout* 20 14 11 .560 4.50 33 27 9 0 194.0 235 120 97 16 96 5 107 3 0 5 1.706 10.9 0.7 4.5 5.0 1.11
16 Bill Slack 26 9 8 .529 3.39 73 0 0 0 138.0 143 57 52 8 49 6 90 3 0 5 1.391 9.3 0.5 3.2 5.9 1.84
17 George Susce 27 2 1 .667 4
18 Hal Trosky 22 5 4 .556 2.10 14 10 3 2 77.0 54 23 18 2 41 1 47 0 0 3 1.234 6.3 0.2 4.8 5.5 1.15
19 Arthur Wendt* 26 0 2 .000 3
19 Players 25.2 76 77 .497 4.16 153 153 115 38 12 1301.1 1370 712 602 124 610 39 735 33 0 61 1.522 9.5 0.9 4.2 5.1 1.20
* - 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
Donald Griffin 80 391 43 11 11 .975 5.43 2
Al Grandcolas 33 177 12 4 5 .979 5.73 4
Joe Hannah 29 129 15 1 4 .993 4.97 2
Billy Queen 19 83 0 2 2 .976 4.37 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry DiPippo 142 1274 62 7 149 .995 9.41
Benjamin Downs 14 83 11 3 9 .969 6.71

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sheppard Frazier 81 176 224 15 62 .964 4.94
Bob McKee 59 132 155 4 50 .986 4.86
Benjamin Tompkins 15 32 40 3 10 .960 4.80

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Douglass Hubacek 133 126 223 15 35 .959 2.62
Bob McKee 12 11 23 6 5 .850 2.83

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gair Allie 133 239 386 28 100 .957 4.70
Al Grandcolas 10 21 32 1 15 .981 5.30
Bob McKee 10 18 23 0 9 1.000 4.10

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lew Morton 126 222 10 7 1 .971 1.84
Lee Howell 119 290 14 8 5 .974 2.55
Elio Toboso 80 163 6 5 0 .971 2.11
Benjamin Downs 75 122 5 5 1 .962 1.69
Bill Wells 40 57 3 3 2 .952 1.50
Hal Grote 14 32 4 3 1 .923 2.57
Stanley Malec 11 31 1 1 1 .970 2.91

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Slack 73 5 26 0 2 1.000 0.42
Bill Pleis 39 3 16 1 0 .950 0.49
Jerry Dahlke 38 8 24 1 3 .970 0.84
Len Prout 33 8 25 3 4 .917 1.00
Bill Graham 26 1 12 2 1 .867 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
Richard Duffy 21 0 8 0 1 1.000 0.38
Ray Crone 16 7 22 0 0 1.000 1.81 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Brown 14 4 5 1 0 .900 0.64
Bob Milliken 14 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.57
Hal Trosky 14 5 24 2 2 .935 2.07
Bill Currie 9 0.00
Roger Aldridge 8 0.00
Dolan Nichols 6 0.00
Jack Osborn 5 0.00
Larry DiPippo 4 0.00
George Susce 4 0.00
Arthur Wendt 3 0.00
Duke Dawson 2 0.00
Charles Parsons 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Roger Aldridge 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 9, 1934 Perrine, FL, US
Gair Allie 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 28, 1931 Statesville, NC, US
Jack Brown 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 7, 1933 Elizabeth, PA, US
Ray Crone 27 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Aug 7, 1931 Memphis, TN, US
Bill Currie 32 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 29, 1926 Leary, GA, US
Jerry Dahlke 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 8, 1929 Marathon, WI, US
Duke Dawson 28 R L 6' 2.0" 185 1931
William Dicrosta 22 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1937
Larry DiPippo 29 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 24, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Benjamin Downs 29 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 13, 1929 Highland Park, MI, US
Richard Duffy 29 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Sheppard Frazier 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1936
Bill Graham 22 R R 6' 3.0" 217 Jan 21, 1937 Flemingsburg, KY, US
Al Grandcolas 26 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 14, 1932 Belleville, IL, US
Donald Griffin 37 R 5' 11.0" 180 1922
Hal Grote 28 R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 25, 1930 Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Hannah 28 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Feb 1, 1931 Marshfield, MO, US
Lee Howell 22 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 5, 1936 Detroit, MI, US
Douglass Hubacek 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 12, 1933 Mexia, TX, US
George Kolasa 24 R 5' 11.0" 167 1935
Stanley Malec 27 R R 5' 9.0" 185 1932
Bob McKee 26 R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 31, 1932 Davenport, IA, US
Bob Milliken 32 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 25, 1926 Majorsville, WV, US
Lew Morton 38 L 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 4, 1920 Fort Scott, KS, US
Dolan Nichols 29 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 28, 1930 Tishomingo, MS, US
Jack Osborn 25 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 14, 1934 San Diego, CA, US
Charles Parsons 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1932
Bill Pleis 21 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 5, 1937 St. Louis, MO, US
Len Prout 20 S L 6' 1.0" 198 Feb 14, 1939 San Francisco, CA, US
Billy Queen 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 28, 1928 Gastonia, NC, US
Bill Slack 26 L R 5' 10.0" 175 May 3, 1933 Sarnia, ON, CA
George Susce 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 13, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Elio Toboso 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1937
Benjamin Tompkins 30 R 5' 11.0" 185 1929
Hal Trosky 22 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 29, 1936 Cleveland, OH, US
Bill Wells 30 R 6' 0.0" 177 Mar 22, 1929 Des Moines, IA, US
Arthur Wendt 26 R L 6' 3.0" 208 1933

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