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1965 Buffalo Bisons

1965 > Class AAA > 1965 International League
Overall: 51-96
Scored 502 runs, Allowed 632 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-89

Affiliation: New York Mets-NL
Manager: Kerby Farrell and Sheriff Robinson
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1964 / 1966

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 Paul Alspach 23 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 George Alusik 30 55 212 191 22 48 12 0 5 18 2 1 17 21 .251 .321 .393 .713 75 3 0 1
3 Craig Anderson 26 33 36 33 3 7 0 0 0 6 0 0 3 8 .212 .278 .212 .490 7 0 0 0
4 Ed Bauta 30 47 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
5 Larry Bearnarth 23 6 12 10 1 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .500 .545 .600 1.145 6 0 1 0
6 Jim Bethke 18 6 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 0
7 Larry Burright 27 43 135 121 11 21 0 1 0 7 3 0 10 29 .174 .241 .190 .431 23 1 2 1
8 Duke Carmel* 28 82 295 240 29 39 4 1 10 27 4 1 51 95 .163 .319 .313 .631 75 4 0 0
9 Choo-Choo Coleman* 27 54 177 150 21 37 1 0 6 19 7 2 19 16 .247 .349 .373 .722 56 5 2 1
10 Billy Cowan 26 2 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 0 0 0
11 Sammy Drake# 30 18 63 55 10 14 3 3 1 6 0 0 7 3 .255 .339 .473 .811 26 0 1 0
12 Rob Gardner 20 10 23 23 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 .043 .043 .087 .130 2 0 0 0
13 Wayne Graham 29 131 500 461 45 112 23 3 3 52 7 2 26 34 .243 .288 .325 .613 150 5 3 5
14 Pumpsie Green# 31 33 117 97 12 24 1 2 3 14 0 1 19 19 .247 .371 .392 .762 38 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
15 William Haas* 22 120 462 420 51 106 21 2 18 49 3 4 36 72 .252 .311 .440 .751 185 1 2 3
16 James Handley 23 49 119 104 8 15 3 0 3 9 0 0 10 41 .144 .239 .260 .499 27 3 2 0
17 Bud Harrelson# 21 131 507 446 37 112 15 1 2 36 6 8 50 90 .251 .329 .303 .631 135 3 5 3
18 Joe Hicks* 32 44 179 151 27 48 2 1 12 25 3 2 23 19 .318 .416 .583 .999 88 3 1 1
19 Jerry Hinsley 20 4 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0 2 0
20 Willard Hunter 31 26 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 1 0
21 Cleon Jones 22 123 492 454 61 122 15 3 15 49 14 8 33 77 .269 .321 .414 .735 188 2 3 0
22 Sherman Jones* 30 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
23 Ron Locke 23 6 15 13 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 0
24 Larry Miller* 28 18 33 27 5 11 1 0 0 7 0 0 6 7 .407 .515 .444 .960 12 0 0 0
25 Dennis Musgraves 21 13 27 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 .045 .125 .045 .170 1 0 3 0
26 Danny Napoleon 23 30 120 113 14 31 5 2 1 9 2 2 6 21 .274 .317 .381 .697 43 1 0 0
27 Dennis Ribant 23 25 38 34 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 .147 .216 .147 .363 5 1 1 0
28 Gordie Richardson 26 30 26 22 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 8 .227 .320 .364 .684 8 0 1 0
29 Don Rowe* 29 69 81 73 7 13 4 0 1 8 0 0 8 18 .178 .259 .274 .533 20 0 0 0
30 Amado Samuel 26 120 411 381 32 90 13 2 4 30 1 3 24 56 .236 .287 .312 .599 119 3 3 0
31 Ted Schreiber 26 77 234 206 22 46 9 1 1 16 3 0 22 36 .223 .300 .291 .591 60 1 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
32 Dick Selma 21 13 8 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 2 0
33 Bernie Smith 23 30 124 113 11 24 2 3 0 8 1 2 8 10 .212 .270 .283 .554 32 1 2 0
34 John Stephenson* 24 44 145 136 13 32 3 0 5 12 0 0 9 19 .235 .283 .368 .650 50 0 0 0
35 Darrell Sutherland 23 31 46 37 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 .054 .125 .054 .179 2 0 6 0
36 Hawk Taylor 26 61 224 208 27 50 5 1 10 32 0 0 11 30 .240 .279 .418 .698 87 1 2 2
37 Jack Tracy 22 89 351 320 28 82 18 2 1 23 5 5 18 50 .256 .305 .334 .640 107 5 7 1
38 Bill Wakefield 24 25 11 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0 0
39 Jack Warner 24 26 13 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 0 0
40 Jerry Wild 23 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
41 Carl Willey 34 23 32 32 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 .094 .094 .094 .188 3 0 0 0
41 Players 25.3 147 5188 4653 502 1091 161 27 101 464 59 41 415 856 .234 .302 .346 .648 1609 42 60 18 37
* - 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 Paul Alspach 23 0 1 .000 6.30 7 0 0 0 10.0 10 8 7 3 8 0 7 0 0 2 1.800 9.0 2.7 7.2 6.3 0.88
2 Craig Anderson 26 2 12 .143 5.02 30 13 1 0 104.0 119 75 58 14 41 7 69 6 0 2 1.538 10.3 1.2 3.5 6.0 1.68
3 Ed Bauta 30 5 7 .417 3.42 47 0 0 0 71.0 73 36 27 2 28 14 47 2 0 3 1.423 9.3 0.3 3.5 6.0 1.68 Stats for 2 teams
4 Larry Bearnarth 23 3 2 .600 2.25 6 5 1 0 28.0 23 10 7 1 11 1 20 0 0 1 1.214 7.4 0.3 3.5 6.4 1.82
5 Jim Bethke 18 1 5 .167 5.70 6 5 0 0 30.0 32 20 19 2 22 2 20 5 0 4 1.800 9.6 0.6 6.6 6.0 0.91
6 Babe Birrer 35 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 3.0 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 6.0
7 Rob Gardner* 20 4 1 .800 1.70 10 9 5 2 69.0 55 17 13 2 21 0 56 3 0 5 1.101 7.2 0.3 2.7 7.3 2.67
8 Jerry Hinsley 20 1 2 .333 7.80 4 4 0 0 15.0 16 16 13 2 15 1 10 0 0 2 2.067 9.6 1.2 9.0 6.0 0.67
9 Willard Hunter* 31 0 2 .000 6.19 26 0 0 0 32.0 44 28 22 2 16 5 30 2 0 1 1.875 12.4 0.6 4.5 8.4 1.88
10 Sherman Jones 30 0 0 2.25 1 0 0 0 4.0 6 1 1 0 5 1 2 0 0 0 2.750 13.5 0.0 11.2 4.5 0.40
11 Ron Locke* 23 2 2 .500 3.60 6 5 0 0 40.0 41 18 16 2 24 3 26 1 0 2 1.625 9.2 0.4 5.4 5.8 1.08
12 Larry Miller* 28 6 1 .857 2.59 10 8 3 1 59.0 47 24 17 6 22 0 50 1 0 5 1.169 7.2 0.9 3.4 7.6 2.27
13 Dennis Musgraves 21 2 5 .286 3.70 13 13 1 0 73.0 59 35 30 6 33 2 58 3 0 9 1.260 7.3 0.7 4.1 7.2 1.76
14 Dennis Ribant 23 3 12 .200 3.88 21 15 3 0 109.0 95 52 47 14 30 4 62 3 0 4 1.147 7.8 1.2 2.5 5.1 2.07
15 Gordie Richardson* 26 2 8 .200 3.31 30 7 0 0 87.0 77 36 32 6 29 4 77 2 1 1 1.218 8.0 0.6 3.0 8.0 2.66
16 Don Rowe* 29 8 8 .500 3.28 34 18 5 1 140.0 139 60 51 15 27 4 90 1 1 1 1.186 8.9 1.0 1.7 5.8 3.33
17 Dick Selma 21 1 3 .250 2.45 9 4 0 0 33.0 23 15 9 1 18 0 36 2 0 2 1.242 6.3 0.3 4.9 9.8 2.00
18 Darrell Sutherland 23 8 8 .500 3.99 30 17 3 1 124.0 124 64 55 8 42 8 69 7 0 0 1.339 9.0 0.6 3.0 5.0 1.64
19 Bill Wakefield 24 0 4 .000 5.82 23 2 1 0 51.0 47 36 33 5 31 4 25 3 0 3 1.529 8.3 0.9 5.5 4.4 0.81
20 Jack Warner 24 4 1 .800 3.38 26 0 0 0 56.0 45 25 21 6 17 0 48 4 0 2 1.107 7.2 1.0 2.7 7.7 2.82
21 Jerry Wild 23 0 4 .000 4.50 6 3 0 0 18.0 21 13 9 1 14 1 22 0 0 6 1.944 10.5 0.5 7.0 11.0 1.57
22 Carl Willey 34 2 9 .182 3.96 23 19 2 2 100.0 98 55 44 8 32 4 54 2 0 3 1.300 8.8 0.7 2.9 4.9 1.69
22 Players 25.9 51 96 .347 3.82 147 147 122 25 8 1231.0 1173 632 522 106 477 60 865 46 2 65 1.340 8.6 0.8 3.5 6.3 1.81
* - 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
Hawk Taylor 51 274 22 3 4 .990 5.80 11
James Handley 44 212 20 3 5 .987 5.27 10
Choo-Choo Coleman 38 214 23 4 6 .983 6.24 6
John Stephenson 36 214 18 3 1 .987 6.44 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Haas 116 969 81 19 91 .982 9.05
Duke Carmel 13 95 4 2 6 .980 7.62

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Tracy 89 204 259 23 66 .953 5.20
Larry Burright 37 81 105 8 19 .959 5.03
Ted Schreiber 33 64 92 3 14 .981 4.73 Stats for 2 teams
Amado Samuel 23 27 58 4 4 .955 3.70

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Amado Samuel 77 60 162 6 11 .974 2.88
Wayne Graham 64 44 101 5 8 .967 2.27
Pumpsie Green 18 11 28 5 3 .886 2.17 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Harrelson 129 243 350 31 74 .950 4.60
Amado Samuel 19 24 50 5 9 .937 3.89

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cleon Jones 120 243 6 12 0 .954 2.08
Duke Carmel 68 107 2 6 0 .948 1.60
Wayne Graham 66 105 4 4 1 .965 1.65
George Alusik 51 78 5 2 2 .976 1.63
Joe Hicks 44 53 2 1 1 .982 1.25
Danny Napoleon 30 44 1 2 0 .957 1.50
Bernie Smith 29 49 0 0 0 1.000 1.69
Sammy Drake 16 16 0 1 0 .941 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Bauta 47 3 15 0 2 1.000 0.38 Stats for 2 teams
Don Rowe 34 9 8 0 2 1.000 0.50
Craig Anderson 30 9 17 5 2 .839 0.87
Gordie Richardson 30 4 13 0 2 1.000 0.57
Darrell Sutherland 30 11 27 4 2 .905 1.27
Willard Hunter 26 1 5 1 0 .857 0.23
Jack Warner 26 4 5 0 0 1.000 0.35
Bill Wakefield 23 9 5 0 0 1.000 0.61
Carl Willey 23 6 21 2 0 .931 1.17
Dennis Ribant 21 7 18 2 3 .926 1.19
Dennis Musgraves 13 5 12 2 0 .895 1.31
Rob Gardner 10 3 10 0 0 1.000 1.30
Larry Miller 10 0 8 1 1 .889 0.80
Dick Selma 9 0.00
Paul Alspach 7 0.00
Larry Bearnarth 6 0.00
Jim Bethke 6 0.00
Ron Locke 6 0.00
Jerry Wild 6 0.00
Jerry Hinsley 4 0.00
Babe Birrer 2 0.00
Sherman Jones 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Paul Alspach 23 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Feb 28, 1942
George Alusik 30 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Feb 11, 1935 Ashley, PA, US
Craig Anderson 26 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 1, 1938 Washington, DC, US
Ed Bauta 30 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jan 6, 1935 Florida, CU
Larry Bearnarth 23 R R 6' 2.0" 203 Sep 11, 1941 New York, NY, US
Jim Bethke 18 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 5, 1946 Falls City, NE, US
Babe Birrer 35 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 4, 1929 Buffalo, NY, US
Larry Burright 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 10, 1937 Roseville, IL, US
Duke Carmel 28 L L 6' 3.0" 202 Apr 23, 1937 New York, NY, US
Choo-Choo Coleman 27 L R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 25, 1937 Orlando, FL, US
Billy Cowan 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 28, 1938 Calhoun City, MS, US
Sammy Drake 30 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 7, 1934 Little Rock, AR, US
Rob Gardner 20 R L 6' 1.0" 176 Dec 19, 1944 Binghamton, NY, US
Wayne Graham 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 6, 1936 Yoakum, TX, US
Pumpsie Green 31 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 27, 1933 Boley, OK, US
William Haas 22 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 4, 1943
James Handley 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1942
Bud Harrelson 21 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 6, 1944 Niles, CA, US
Joe Hicks 32 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 7, 1933 Ivy, VA, US
Jerry Hinsley 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 9, 1945 Hugo, OK, US
Willard Hunter 31 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 8, 1934 Newark, NJ, US
Cleon Jones 22 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 4, 1942 Plateau, AL, US
Sherman Jones 30 L R 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 10, 1935 Winton, NC, US
Ron Locke 23 R L 5' 11.0" 168 Apr 4, 1942 Wakefield, RI, US
Larry Miller 28 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 19, 1937 Topeka, KS, US
Dennis Musgraves 21 R R 6' 4.0" 188 Dec 25, 1943 Indianapolis, IN, US
Danny Napoleon 23 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 11, 1942 Claysburg, PA, US
Dennis Ribant 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 20, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Gordie Richardson 26 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 19, 1938 Colquitt, GA, US
Don Rowe 29 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 3, 1936 Brawley, CA, US
Amado Samuel 26 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 6, 1938 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Ted Schreiber 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 11, 1938 Brooklyn, NY, US
Dick Selma 21 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 4, 1943 Santa Ana, CA, US
Bernie Smith 23 R R 5' 9.0" 164 Sep 4, 1941 Ponchatoula, LA, US
John Stephenson 24 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 13, 1941 South Portsmouth, KY, US
Darrell Sutherland 23 R R 6' 4.0" 169 Nov 14, 1941 Glendale, CA, US
Hawk Taylor 26 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Apr 3, 1939 Metropolis, IL, US
Jack Tracy 22 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Aug 11, 1942
Bill Wakefield 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 24, 1941 Kansas City, MO, US
Jack Warner 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 12, 1940 Brandywine, WV, US
Jerry Wild 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 31, 1941 Franklin, NC, US
Carl Willey 34 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 6, 1931 Cherryfield, ME, US

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