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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
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 Alberto Alvarez 23 78 339 286 46 73 9 3 6 45 3 40 24 .255 .355 .371 .726 106 6 4 3 1
2 Andres Ayon 22 31 65 54 10 19 2 2 1 16 1 6 9 .352 .429 .519 .947 28 2 2 1 0
3 Jack Baldschun 22 26 28 24 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .125 .125 .125 .250 3 0 4 0 0
4 Dick Beall* 18 125 533 381 76 85 17 1 21 81 3 137 131 .223 .431 .438 .869 167 6 4 5 8
5 Wallace Bush 23 14 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 0
6 Bob Campbell 22 13 19 17 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 6 .118 .167 .294 .461 5 0 1 0 0
7 Phillip Condu* 24 96 401 356 61 114 20 6 0 42 12 41 58 .320 .390 .410 .800 146 1 1 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
8 Billy Dashner* 24 84 357 279 64 74 15 4 21 61 4 65 60 .265 .421 .573 .994 160 10 3 0 10
9 Burton Dziadek 19 35 90 82 13 14 1 1 3 9 0 2 28 .171 .190 .317 .508 26 0 6 0 0
10 Robert Famous 23 12 35 29 1 6 0 0 0 3 1 4 8 .207 .324 .207 .530 6 1 1 0 0
11 Israel Ferrer 22 5 5 1 .200
12 Marvin Fodor 17 17 24 23 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 9 .087 .125 .087 .212 2 0 0 0 0
13 Grant Halsne 21 21 45 40 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 2 15 .150 .209 .175 .384 7 1 2 0 0
14 Gregory Jancich 23 3 3 1 .333
15 Cob Jarvis* 26 33 147 120 20 26 7 0 2 18 3 22 19 .217 .336 .325 .661 39 0 4 1 2
16 Paul Kelly* 22 30 73 58 15 15 2 1 1 10 0 12 13 .259 .384 .379 .763 22 1 0 2 0
17 Bobby Klaus 21 34 159 127 29 30 2 1 3 18 9 30 26 .236 .380 .339 .718 43 0 1 1 0
18 Kendon Mallory# 21 26 47 41 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 18 .049 .114 .049 .162 2 0 3 0 0
19 Jim Maloney* 19 36 59 51 6 14 1 1 0 1 0 7 9 .275 .362 .333 .695 17 0 1 0 0
20 George McWilliams 21 25 31 27 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 13 .111 .200 .111 .311 3 1 1 0 0
21 Miles McWilliams* 18 15 39 35 6 7 1 0 0 1 1 4 8 .200 .282 .229 .511 8 0 0 0 0
22 James Niemann 24 100 433 383 68 109 18 2 14 70 12 39 66 .285 .357 .452 .809 173 4 7 0 2
23 Jose Padilla 24 27 16 13 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 3 2 .231 .375 .308 .683 4 0 0 0 0
24 Bernard Parrish 22 55 220 193 24 43 6 1 5 22 2 20 39 .223 .305 .342 .647 66 4 0 3 2
25 James Passilla 22 105 406 336 50 92 21 2 1 38 9 56 50 .274 .378 .357 .736 120 3 7 4 6
26 Don Pavletich 20 69 289 242 38 67 12 0 12 50 1 40 56 .277 .380 .475 .855 115 1 5 1 2
27 Martin Rosell 24 125 572 492 90 129 29 5 11 67 23 60 63 .262 .347 .409 .755 201 8 4 8 5
28 Neal Skeeters# 25 111 487 363 75 77 13 2 4 32 29 113 93 .212 .403 .292 .695 106 4 6 1 0
29 Amiel Solomon# 23 4 2 0 .000
30 Adolfo Suarez 24 49 145 134 24 36 6 1 4 23 1 10 28 .269 .319 .418 .737 56 0 1 0 0
31 Rudy Tanner 32 90 347 298 38 79 20 0 7 41 10 40 36 .265 .351 .403 .754 120 1 5 3 4
32 Gail Thomas 24 21 76 70 9 16 2 0 0 10 1 6 7 .229 .289 .257 .547 18 0 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
33 James Yarbrough 24 4 4 0 .000
33 Players 23.1 125 5011 4180 713 1026 184 27 117 623 112 727 855 .245 .355 .386 .741 1615 95 72 32 42
* - 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 Andres Ayon 22 12 4 .750 3.69 26 19 10 2 144.0 143 80 59 11 71 6 159 1 0 8 1.486 8.9 0.7 4.4 9.9 2.24
2 Jack Baldschun 22 6 2 .750 2.90 26 7 3 0 90.0 81 34 29 4 32 2 84 1 0 9 1.256 8.1 0.4 3.2 8.4 2.63
3 Wallace Bush 23 0 1 .000 14
4 Bob Campbell 22 3 2 .600 4.61 13 1 0 0 41.0 43 24 21 5 26 2 45 1 0 8 1.683 9.4 1.1 5.7 9.9 1.73
5 Burton Dziadek 19 15 9 .625 3.35 29 26 12 2 207.0 198 103 77 15 125 5 142 3 1 14 1.560 8.6 0.7 5.4 6.2 1.14
6 Israel Ferrer 22 1 0 1.000 5
7 Marvin Fodor 17 3 3 .500 3.31 17 7 1 0 68.0 47 28 25 4 62 5 66 3 1 9 1.603 6.2 0.5 8.2 8.7 1.06
8 Grant Halsne 21 9 7 .563 4.19 21 15 6 1 116.0 129 63 54 11 53 3 81 6 2 7 1.569 10.0 0.9 4.1 6.3 1.53
9 Gregory Jancich 23 1 1 .500 10.12 3 8.0 10 9 6 2.000 11.2 6.8
10 Kendon Mallory 21 7 12 .368 4.53 26 21 5 0 139.0 135 96 70 7 91 2 99 10 2 16 1.626 8.7 0.5 5.9 6.4 1.09
11 Jim Maloney 19 6 7 .462 4.50 25 14 5 0 124.0 121 76 62 11 83 4 131 2 0 9 1.645 8.8 0.8 6.0 9.5 1.58
12 George McWilliams 21 4 5 .444 4.75 25 11 1 0 89.0 105 62 47 13 39 6 63 1 1 3 1.618 10.6 1.3 3.9 6.4 1.62
13 Jose Padilla 24 2 2 .500 6.13 22 0 0 0 47.0 49 34 32 12 27 1 43 3 0 0 1.617 9.4 2.3 5.2 8.2 1.59
14 Martin Rosell 24 0 0 1
15 Amiel Solomon* 23 0 1 .000 4
16 Gail Thomas 24 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
16 Players 20.8 69 56 .552 4.08 125 125 82 43 5 1118.0 1118 646 507 98 638 38 950 32 7 90 5081 1.571 9.0 0.8 5.1 7.6 1.49
* - 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

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Don Pavletich 62 480 30 14 7 .973 8.23 18
Adolfo Suarez 37 105 7 1 2 .991 3.03 8
Alberto Alvarez 34 239 22 2 2 .992 7.68 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Beall 124 1094 51 26 98 .978 9.23

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Neal Skeeters 84 193 228 15 52 .966 5.01
Bobby Klaus 34 70 86 6 18 .963 4.59

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Martin Rosell 105 61 212 33 21 .892 2.60
James Niemann 17 16 16 8 1 .800 1.88
Neal Skeeters 10 5 11 1 1 .941 1.60

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Passilla 98 149 226 33 56 .919 3.83
Martin Rosell 22 27 61 7 4 .926 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phillip Condu 87 132 11 11 0 .929 1.64 Stats for 2 teams
James Niemann 82 170 9 11 0 .942 2.18
Billy Dashner 78 117 12 5 2 .963 1.65
Rudy Tanner 76 87 4 6 0 .938 1.20
Bernard Parrish 48 104 8 3 2 .974 2.33
Alberto Alvarez 42 52 2 2 0 .964 1.29
Cob Jarvis 32 62 3 3 0 .956 2.03
Paul Kelly 21 18 1 0 1 1.000 0.90
Miles McWilliams 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Burton Dziadek 29 5 40 2 5 .957 1.55
Andres Ayon 26 4 35 1 2 .975 1.50
Jack Baldschun 26 6 24 1 1 .968 1.15
Kendon Mallory 26 6 35 1 2 .976 1.58
Jim Maloney 25 3 22 0 0 1.000 1.00
George McWilliams 25 2 22 4 0 .857 0.96
Jose Padilla 22 5 5 1 1 .909 0.45
Grant Halsne 21 6 20 1 2 .963 1.24
Marvin Fodor 17 2 8 1 2 .909 0.59
Wallace Bush 14 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.29
Bob Campbell 13 2 9 0 1 1.000 0.85
Israel Ferrer 5 0.00
Amiel Solomon 4 0.00
Gregory Jancich 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Alberto Alvarez 23 R R 5' 9.0" 178 1936
Andres Ayon 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 22, 1936 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Jack Baldschun 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 16, 1936 Greenville, OH, US
Dick Beall 18 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Nov 18, 1940 Santa Maria, CA, US
Wallace Bush 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1936
Bob Campbell 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 15, 1936 Los Angeles, CA, US
Phillip Condu 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1935
Billy Dashner 24 L L 5' 11.0" 195 1935
Burton Dziadek 19 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 23, 1939 Meriden, CT, US
Robert Famous 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 1936
Israel Ferrer 22 R R 5' 11.0" 169 1937
Marvin Fodor 17 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 6, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Grant Halsne 21 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Aug 10, 1937
Gregory Jancich 23 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Apr 25, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Cob Jarvis 26 L R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 26, 1932 Booneville, MS, US
Paul Kelly 22 L L 5' 8.0" 165 1937
Bobby Klaus 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 27, 1937 Spring Grove, IL, US
Kendon Mallory 21 S R 6' 4.0" 192 Feb 14, 1938
Jim Maloney 19 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 2, 1940 Fresno, CA, US
George McWilliams 21 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jan 6, 1938
Miles McWilliams 18 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 12, 1940 Anguilla, MS, US
James Niemann 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1935
Jose Padilla 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1935
Bernard Parrish 22 R 5' 11.0" 190 1937
James Passilla 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1937
Don Pavletich 20 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 13, 1938 Milwaukee, WI, US
Martin Rosell 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1935
Neal Skeeters 25 S R 5' 11.0" 165 1934
Amiel Solomon 23 S L 6' 3.0" 185 1936
Adolfo Suarez 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1935
Rudy Tanner 32 R 5' 9.0" 168 Feb 11, 1927
Gail Thomas 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 1, 1934
James Yarbrough 24 R 6' 0.0" 195 1935

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