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1959 Atlanta Crackers

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Southern Association
Overall: 56-96
Scored 605 runs, Allowed 813 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-96

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Robert Montag and Bud Bates
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
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 Jack Baumer 30 59 207 164 33 36 6 0 9 24 1 35 35 .220 .368 .421 .788 69 4 3 1 2
2 Ross Carter 23 8 1 0 .000
3 Larry Click 22 25 105 95 7 27 7 0 0 10 3 10 20 .284 .352 .358 .710 34 0 0 0 0
4 Chuck Coles* 28 101 380 313 40 65 11 4 6 30 1 62 82 .208 .345 .326 .671 102 4 0 1 5 Stats for 2 teams
5 Leo Cristante 32 27 39 33 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 13 .091 .189 .091 .280 3 0 2 0 0
6 Joe Delfino 23 1 2 0 .000
7 Harold DeMars* 21 20 25 18 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 5 .167 .318 .167 .485 3 0 3 0 0
8 John DeMerit 23 9 28 7 .250
9 Wendell Doss 24 12 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 0 0
10 Al Federoff 34 119 472 407 34 113 7 3 4 40 1 48 17 .278 .361 .339 .700 138 8 4 5 3
11 Don Ganus* 22 14 30 28 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 2 3 .143 .200 .143 .343 4 0 0 0 0
12 Bill Hamilton* 22 9 9 2 .222
13 Jack Hannah* 26 10 17 15 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 4 .200 .294 .200 .494 3 0 0 0 0
14 Bob Hartsfield* 27 131 504 441 62 114 20 3 6 51 8 58 58 .259 .345 .358 .703 158 1 2 2 8
15 Bob Hendley 20 16 23 20 6 5 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 .250 .318 .250 .568 5 0 1 0 0
16 Dale Hendrickson* 22 37 46 43 1 6 0 0 0 3 1 1 10 .140 .156 .140 .295 6 0 1 1 0
17 George Holder* 24 115 491 445 59 121 12 2 10 57 6 39 43 .272 .329 .375 .705 167 1 2 4 2
18 Robert Jacobs 22 53 208 184 21 36 10 0 2 11 5 20 37 .196 .285 .283 .568 52 3 1 0 1
19 J.W. Jones 29 3 2 2 1.000
20 Charles Kolakowski 26 35 61 53 8 11 4 0 1 5 0 6 12 .208 .288 .340 .628 18 0 2 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
21 Maurice Lerner 23 22 89 76 7 18 2 2 0 6 5 12 6 .237 .341 .316 .657 24 0 1 0 1
22 Em Lindbeck* 24 137 566 514 70 146 28 8 17 67 7 42 88 .284 .339 .469 .808 241 3 3 4 5
23 Ronald Liptak 21 4 12 0 .000
24 Michael Marinko* 27 6 4 2 .500
25 Jack McMahan 26 9 4 0 .000
26 Robert Montag* 36 17 26 21 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 5 6 .190 .346 .333 .679 7 0 0 0 0
27 Moose Morton 28 115 387 350 29 92 16 1 7 55 0 36 88 .263 .331 .374 .705 131 0 0 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
28 Bill Moss* 21 29 103 84 20 18 2 0 2 4 0 14 19 .214 .343 .310 .653 26 3 1 1 2
29 Gerald Nelson 25 15 31 25 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 10 .120 .214 .160 .374 4 0 3 0 0
30 Emil Panko 24 97 384 328 52 87 10 1 18 57 0 45 51 .265 .359 .466 .826 153 6 0 5 3
31 Claude Raymond 22 46 57 52 4 17 3 0 0 4 0 2 11 .327 .345 .385 .730 20 0 2 1 0
32 Ray Rippelmeyer 25 67 155 132 19 36 7 0 5 17 0 16 36 .273 .355 .439 .795 58 2 3 2 0
33 Jack Roberts# 29 29 22 19 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 3 9 .211 .318 .211 .529 4 0 0 0 0
34 Bob Ross 30 10 10 10 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 4 0 0 0 0
35 Ray Shearer 29 106 412 359 60 115 18 2 10 60 2 50 48 .320 .402 .465 .868 167 0 2 1 7 Stats for 2 teams
36 Malcolm Simmons 24 29 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .071 .000 .071 0 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
37 Ed Stevens* 34 60 223 204 21 47 11 1 4 23 1 16 32 .230 .287 .353 .640 72 1 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
38 Bob Talbot 32 114 465 443 55 121 14 4 6 39 12 16 28 .273 .298 .363 .661 161 1 2 3 1
39 Hawk Taylor 20 99 367 337 32 100 23 0 4 36 2 23 33 .297 .347 .401 .748 135 4 1 2 2
40 Bob Uecker 24 26 87 77 6 17 8 2 1 16 0 10 21 .221 .310 .416 .726 32 0 0 0 3
41 Corky Valentine 30 36 37 34 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 2 16 .176 .222 .235 .458 8 0 1 0 0
42 Robert Warner 22 8 27 5 .185
42 Players 26.7 153 5659 4970 605 1278 203 30 101 565 50 570 799 .257 .337 .371 .708 1844 119 42 43 34 46
* - 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 Edward Banach 23 0 0 4
2 Ross Carter 23 1 4 .200 8
3 Leo Cristante 32 5 9 .357 5.30 26 14 5 1 107.0 139 71 63 14 39 4 47 0 0 2 1.664 11.7 1.2 3.3 4.0 1.21
4 Harold DeMars* 21 3 7 .300 6.52 18 13 2 0 69.0 80 54 50 6 50 3 57 8 0 7 1.884 10.4 0.8 6.5 7.4 1.14
5 Wendell Doss 24 1 0 1.000 12
6 Bill Hamilton* 22 0 2 .000 9
7 Jack Hannah 26 2 3 .400 5.52 10 8 1 0 44.0 56 31 27 3 30 2 28 0 0 4 1.955 11.5 0.6 6.1 5.7 0.93
8 Bob Hendley* 20 4 6 .400 5.02 13 10 4 1 61.0 61 39 34 6 31 1 42 2 0 3 1.508 9.0 0.9 4.6 6.2 1.35
9 Dale Hendrickson* 22 5 10 .333 4.20 36 20 5 0 133.0 145 89 62 4 114 10 98 2 0 7 1.947 9.8 0.3 7.7 6.6 0.86
10 Charles Kolakowski 26 8 15 .348 4.61 33 25 8 0 162.0 168 108 83 9 109 8 116 6 0 8 1.710 9.3 0.5 6.1 6.4 1.06 Stats for 2 teams
11 Michael Marinko* 27 0 1 .000 6
12 Jack McMahan* 26 1 0 1.000 9
13 Moose Morton 28 0 0 5 Stats for 2 teams
14 Gerald Nelson 25 3 9 .250 5.18 15 12 4 0 80.0 87 52 46 8 37 1 51 2 0 6 1.550 9.8 0.9 4.2 5.7 1.38
15 Jim Post* 33 0 0 4
16 Claude Raymond 22 4 7 .364 2.03 37 9 5 2 111.0 91 38 25 6 47 7 101 2 0 3 1.243 7.4 0.5 3.8 8.2 2.15
17 Ray Rippelmeyer 25 11 12 .478 3.21 23 23 19 1 188.0 191 87 67 22 54 6 91 8 0 2 1.303 9.1 1.1 2.6 4.4 1.69
18 Jack Roberts 29 2 6 .250 3.20 29 3 1 0 76.0 74 40 27 6 46 5 41 4 1 8 1.579 8.8 0.7 5.4 4.9 0.89
19 Bob Ross* 30 2 2 .500 5.34 10 4 1 0 32.0 41 23 19 4 20 1 21 1 0 3 1.906 11.5 1.1 5.6 5.9 1.05
20 Malcolm Simmons 24 3 4 .429 6.18 29 3 1 0 51.0 50 39 35 2 42 6 29 1 0 3 1.804 8.8 0.4 7.4 5.1 0.69 Stats for 2 teams
21 Corky Valentine 30 4 3 .571 4.24 36 3 0 0 104.0 131 66 49 7 45 7 58 5 0 2 1.692 11.3 0.6 3.9 5.0 1.29
21 Players 25.3 56 96 .368 4.55 153 153 98 55 5 1292.1 1415 813 653 111 708 60 827 45 2 61 1.643 9.9 0.8 4.9 5.8 1.17
* - 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
Moose Morton 85 429 48 9 11 .981 5.61 11 Stats for 2 teams
Hawk Taylor 56 326 24 12 11 .967 6.25 9
Bob Uecker 20 126 10 3 3 .978 6.80 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Coles 67 522 58 9 54 .985 8.66 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Stevens 58 451 40 4 43 .992 8.47 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Shearer 51 369 43 7 35 .983 8.08 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Moss 27 212 13 3 30 .987 8.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Federoff 55 140 189 10 46 .971 5.98
Robert Jacobs 52 106 156 10 34 .963 5.04
Bob Hartsfield 31 62 87 8 21 .949 4.81
Maurice Lerner 20 43 65 6 19 .947 5.40

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Baumer 54 45 100 13 18 .918 2.69
Bob Hartsfield 49 46 68 10 9 .919 2.33
Al Federoff 20 11 28 1 1 .975 1.95
George Holder 17 13 29 3 6 .933 2.47
Moose Morton 15 13 30 1 1 .977 2.87 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Holder 97 192 246 22 57 .952 4.52
Al Federoff 38 77 110 18 26 .912 4.92
Bob Hartsfield 17 31 37 8 9 .895 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Em Lindbeck 136 203 15 14 2 .940 1.60
Bob Talbot 111 258 9 2 2 .993 2.41
Emil Panko 95 147 6 6 0 .962 1.61
Ray Shearer 53 71 7 4 1 .951 1.47 Stats for 2 teams
Hawk Taylor 43 78 1 2 0 .975 1.84
Chuck Coles 28 45 3 0 1 1.000 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
Larry Click 23 59 2 6 1 .910 2.65
Bob Hartsfield 15 19 2 1 1 .955 1.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Claude Raymond 37 6 7 3 1 .813 0.35
Dale Hendrickson 36 11 25 3 1 .923 1.00
Corky Valentine 36 12 14 1 0 .963 0.72
Charles Kolakowski 33 25 28 3 2 .946 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Roberts 29 6 7 2 0 .867 0.45
Malcolm Simmons 29 2 4 0 2 1.000 0.21 Stats for 2 teams
Leo Cristante 26 7 10 2 0 .895 0.65
Ray Rippelmeyer 23 19 50 5 4 .932 3.00
Harold DeMars 18 3 10 0 0 1.000 0.72
Gerald Nelson 15 7 16 1 2 .958 1.53
Bob Hendley 13 2 14 2 3 .889 1.23
Wendell Doss 12 3 5 1 2 .889 0.67
Jack Hannah 10 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.70
Bob Ross 10 1 6 0 2 1.000 0.70
Bill Hamilton 9 0.00
Jack McMahan 9 0.00
Ross Carter 8 0.00
Michael Marinko 6 0.00
Moose Morton 5 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Edward Banach 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Edward Banach 23 R R 6' 1.0" 165 May 12, 1936 Brooklyn, NY, US
Jack Baumer 30 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 24, 1928 Tulsa, OK, US
Ross Carter 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1936
Larry Click 22 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Dec 6, 1936 Roxton, TX, US
Chuck Coles 28 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Jun 27, 1931 Fredericktown, PA, US
Leo Cristante 32 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 10, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Joe Delfino 23 R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 18, 1935 San Francisco, CA, US
Harold DeMars 21 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 22, 1937
John DeMerit 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 8, 1936 West Bend, WI, US
Wendell Doss 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1935
Al Federoff 34 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jul 11, 1924 Bairdford, PA, US
Don Ganus 22 L R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 20, 1937 Andalusia, AL, US
Bill Hamilton 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 11, 1937 Portland, ME, US
Jack Hannah 26 L R 6' 1.0" 203 1933
Bob Hartsfield 27 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Dec 15, 1931 Atlanta, GA, US
Bob Hendley 20 R L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 30, 1939 Macon, GA, US
Dale Hendrickson 22 L L 5' 11.0" 176 Jul 18, 1936 Broadwater, NE, US
George Holder 24 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 16, 1934 Lunenburg County, VA, US
Robert Jacobs 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 12, 1937 St. Louis, MO, US
J.W. Jones 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1930
Charles Kolakowski 26 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Dec 22, 1932 Sayreville, NJ, US
Maurice Lerner 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1936
Em Lindbeck 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 27, 1934 Kewanee, IL, US
Ronald Liptak 21 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Aug 29, 1937 Bridgeport, CT, US
Michael Marinko 27 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Feb 22, 1932 Bridgeport, CT, US
Jack McMahan 26 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 25, 1932 Hot Springs, AR, US
Robert Montag 36 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 21, 1923 Cincinnati, OH, US
Moose Morton 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 4, 1930 Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Bill Moss 21 L L 5' 11.0" 185 1938
Gerald Nelson 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 1, 1934 Beaumont, TX, US
Emil Panko 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 25, 1934 Yonkers, NY, US
Jim Post 33 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 2, 1926
Claude Raymond 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 7, 1937 St. Jean, QC, CA
Ray Rippelmeyer 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 9, 1933 Valmeyer, IL, US
Jack Roberts 29 S R 5' 10.0" 165 1930
Bob Ross 30 R L 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 2, 1928 Fullerton, CA, US
Ray Shearer 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 19, 1929 Jacobus, PA, US
Malcolm Simmons 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1935
Ed Stevens 34 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 12, 1925 Galveston, TX, US
Bob Talbot 32 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 6, 1927 Visalia, CA, US
Hawk Taylor 20 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Apr 3, 1939 Metropolis, IL, US
Bob Uecker 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 26, 1935 Milwaukee, WI, US
Corky Valentine 30 R R 6' 1.0" 203 Jan 4, 1929 Troy, OH, US
Robert Warner 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1937

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