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1959 Topeka Hawks

1959 > Class B > 1959 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 69-56
Scored 713 runs, Allowed 646 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-57

Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs-NL
Manager: Johnny Vander Meer
Represented: Topeka, KS
Ballpark: Owl Ball Park (Topeka, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Alberto Alvarez237833928646739364534024.255.355.371.7261066431
2Andres Ayon22316554101922116169.352.429.519.947282210
3Jack Baldschun22262824130000008.125.125.125.25030400
4Dick Beall*18125533381768517121813137131.223.431.438.8691676458
5Wallace Bush231443000000001.000.000.000.00000100
6Bob Campbell22131917120011016.118.167.294.46150100
7Phillip Condu*249640135661114206042124158.320.390.410.8001461122Stats for 2 teams
8Billy Dashner*24843572796474154216146560.265.421.573.994160103010
9Burton Dziadek19359082131411390228.171.190.317.508260600
10Robert Famous23123529160003148.207.324.207.53061100
11Israel Ferrer22551.200
12Marvin Fodor17172423220001019.087.125.087.21220000
13Grant Halsne212145403610010215.150.209.175.38471200
14Gregory Jancich23331.333
15Cob Jarvis*263314712020267021832219.217.336.325.661390412
16Paul Kelly*2230735815152111001213.259.384.379.763221020
17Bobby Klaus213415912729302131893026.236.380.339.718430110
18Kendon Mallory#212647410200020318.049.114.049.16220300
19Jim Maloney*193659516141101079.275.362.333.695170100
20George McWilliams212531274300010213.111.200.111.31131100
21Miles McWilliams*18153935671001148.200.282.229.51180000
22James Niemann24100433383681091821470123966.285.357.452.8091734702
23Jose Padilla24271613231003032.231.375.308.68340000
24Bernard Parrish225522019324436152222039.223.305.342.647664032
25James Passilla22105406336509221213895650.274.378.357.7361203746
26Don Pavletich20692892423867120125014056.277.380.475.8551151512
27Martin Rosell24125572492901292951167236063.262.347.409.7552018485
28Neal Skeeters#2511148736375771324322911393.212.403.292.6951064610
29Amiel Solomon#23420.000
30Adolfo Suarez244914513424366142311028.269.319.418.737560100
31Rudy Tanner32903472983879200741104036.265.351.403.7541201534
32Gail Thomas2421767091620010167.229.289.257.547180001Stats for 2 teams
33James Yarbrough24440.000
33 Players23.112550114180713102618427117623112727855.245.355.386.741161595723242
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Andres Ayon22124.7503.692619102144.01438059117161591081.4868.90.74.49.92.24
2Jack Baldschun2262.7502.902673090.08134294322841091.2568.10.43.28.42.63
3Wallace Bush2301.00014
4Bob Campbell2232.6004.611310041.04324215262451081.6839.41.15.79.91.73
5Burton Dziadek19159.6253.352926122207.01981037715125514231141.5608.60.75.46.21.14
6Israel Ferrer22101.0005
7Marvin Fodor1733.5003.311771068.04728254625663191.6036.20.58.28.71.06
8Grant Halsne2197.5634.19211561116.0129635411533816271.56910.00.94.16.31.53
9Gregory Jancich2311.50010.1238.010962.00011.26.8
10Kendon Mallory21712.3684.53262150139.01359670791299102161.6268.70.55.96.41.09
11Jim Maloney1967.4624.50251450124.01217662118341312091.6458.80.86.09.51.58
12George McWilliams2145.4444.7525111089.0105624713396631131.61810.61.33.96.41.62
13Jose Padilla2422.5006.132200047.049343212271433001.6179.42.35.28.21.59
14Martin Rosell24001
15Amiel Solomon*2301.0004
16Gail Thomas24001Stats for 2 teams
16 Players20.86956.5524.08125125824351118.0111864650798638389503279050811.5719.00.85.17.61.49
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Don Pavletich6248030147.9738.2318
Adolfo Suarez37105712.9913.038
Alberto Alvarez342392222.9927.685

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dick Beall1241094512698.9789.23

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Neal Skeeters841932281552.9665.01
Bobby Klaus347086618.9634.59

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Martin Rosell105612123321.8922.60
James Niemann17161681.8001.88
Neal Skeeters1051111.9411.60

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
James Passilla981492263356.9193.83
Martin Rosell22276174.9264.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Phillip Condu8713211110.9291.64Stats for 2 teams
James Niemann821709110.9422.18
Billy Dashner781171252.9631.65
Rudy Tanner7687460.9381.20
Bernard Parrish48104832.9742.33
Alberto Alvarez4252220.9641.29
Cob Jarvis3262330.9562.03
Paul Kelly21181011.0000.90
Miles McWilliams10100001.0001.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Burton Dziadek2954025.9571.55
Andres Ayon2643512.9751.50
Jack Baldschun2662411.9681.15
Kendon Mallory2663512.9761.58
Jim Maloney25322001.0001.00
George McWilliams2522240.8570.96
Jose Padilla225511.9090.45
Grant Halsne2162012.9631.24
Marvin Fodor172812.9090.59
Wallace Bush1413001.0000.29
Bob Campbell1329011.0000.85
Israel Ferrer50.00
Amiel Solomon40.00
Gregory Jancich30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Alberto Alvarez23RR5' 9.0"1781936
Andres Ayon22RR5' 10.0"160Oct 22, 1936La Habana, La Habana, CU
Jack Baldschun22RR6' 1.0"175Oct 16, 1936Greenville, OH, US
Dick Beall18LL6' 0.0"195Nov 18, 1940Santa Maria, CA, US
Wallace Bush23RR5' 10.0"1701936
Bob Campbell22RR6' 2.0"190Sep 15, 1936Los Angeles, CA, US
Phillip Condu24LL6' 0.0"1751935
Billy Dashner24LL5' 11.0"1951935
Burton Dziadek19RR6' 4.0"200Aug 23, 1939Meriden, CT, US
Robert Famous23R5' 11.0"1701936
Israel Ferrer22RR5' 11.0"1691937
Marvin Fodor17RR6' 0.0"200Aug 6, 1941Detroit, MI, US
Grant Halsne21RR6' 3.0"187Aug 10, 1937
Gregory Jancich23RR6' 5.0"220Apr 25, 1936Chicago, IL, US
Cob Jarvis26LR6' 3.0"185Oct 26, 1932Booneville, MS, US
Paul Kelly22LL5' 8.0"1651937
Bobby Klaus21RR5' 10.0"170Dec 27, 1937Spring Grove, IL, US
Kendon Mallory21SR6' 4.0"192Feb 14, 1938
Jim Maloney19LR6' 2.0"190Jun 2, 1940Fresno, CA, US
George McWilliams21RR6' 4.0"205Jan 6, 1938
Miles McWilliams18LR6' 4.0"200Nov 12, 1940Anguilla, MS, US
James Niemann24RR5' 11.0"1751935
Jose Padilla24RR5' 11.0"1651935
Bernard Parrish22R5' 11.0"1901937
James Passilla22RR6' 1.0"1851937
Don Pavletich20RR5' 11.0"190Jul 13, 1938Milwaukee, WI, US
Martin Rosell24RR6' 1.0"1751935
Neal Skeeters25SR5' 11.0"1651934
Amiel Solomon23SL6' 3.0"1851936
Adolfo Suarez24RR5' 10.0"1801935
Rudy Tanner32R5' 9.0"168Feb 11, 1927
Gail Thomas24RR6' 0.0"185Aug 1, 1934
James Yarbrough24R6' 0.0"1951935

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