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1963 Bakersfield Bears

1963 > Class A > 1963 California League
Overall: 78-62

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Bob Wellman
Represented: Bakersfield, CA
Ballpark: Sam Lynn Park (Bakersfield, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1962 / 1964

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Rich Beck#233550000000003.000.000.000.0000000
2Dave Bennett1720484759102400020.191.191.340.53216010
3Donald Bridges*1913857549477156383387916658.316.395.423.819209519
4John Briggs*191205344689413920621832025962.297.379.500.879234412
5Brian Conway*171210000010011.000.500.000.5000000
6James Couch2012648139166962011065828173.246.374.379.752148225
7Gary Curkendall*201518163510050026.313.389.375.7646000
8James Enold223114121000010027.000.143.000.1430000
9Louis Garvin2434143128213142013501531.242.322.305.62639000
10Chuck Green2345181159234881235202023.302.381.403.78464101
11Robert Hellmer*223620131310000046.231.412.308.7194030
12Grant Jackson#20297369712001900321.174.208.217.42615010
13Denny Kennedy2194296257265051329003289.195.287.257.54466304
14Thomas Kerrigan19922181310040025.167.273.222.4954101
15Sammy Martinez192133313300020029.097.152.097.2483000
16Jerry Messerly#201324214410020017.190.261.238.4995110
17David Ortwein192316140200020026.143.250.143.3932000
18James Perkins23140599516116161147181095177071.312.403.471.874243931
19Richard Richman*22103397351437883449114278.222.305.296.601104103
20Frankie Rubino2012658953192147253351944948.277.341.352.694187360
21Darrell Sutherland212158444102013001216.227.397.341.73715101
22Leroy Thomas#198330000000002.000.000.000.0000000
23Dennis Van Cleave2130211512100200512.133.350.200.5503010
24Gary Wagner234188764111114001044.145.241.224.46517011
25Fred Walters*251034313458311018023100418231.319.448.5711.019197103
26Darrell Weber*225220000000002.000.000.000.0000000
27Gene Weston191396415591131522920431855868.272.339.331.6701851185
28Bill Wilson2021454361000160026.233.267.302.56913000
29Rick Wise171631304730050009.233.233.333.56710010
29 Players20.8140538946597981249201309371212727622814.268.356.384.740178933393617
* - 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
1Rich Beck2311.5004.50220012.01576050120011.66711.20.03.89.02.40
2Dave Bennett1796.6003.56191791124.0103574955621025071.2827.50.44.17.41.82
3Brian Conway*1701.00012.0010003.034425021002.6679.06.015.06.00.40
4James Enold2221.6674.783100049.072382610275350062.02013.21.85.06.41.30
5Robert Hellmer*2265.5454.243643068.06840321283364021.4129.00.13.74.81.29
6Grant Jackson*20128.6003.892825110176.016410076158721593241.4268.40.84.48.11.83
7Sammy Martinez19410.2867.0618123179.01017562114018320141.78511.51.34.69.52.08
8Jerry Messerly2003.0008.54770039.05044374310283062.07711.50.97.26.50.90
9David Ortwein1951.8332.952342158.05624193203311021.3108.70.53.14.81.55
10Jim Stouder2001.000243.0040000.15119090000042.000135.00.0243.00.00.00
11Darrell Sutherland2194.6923.512117100136.0145645392761182141.2659.60.61.87.84.37
12Leroy Thomas19004.20800015.010772120100021.4676.01.27.26.00.83
13Dennis Van Cleave2132.6005.183030073.071514275626910131.7408.80.96.98.51.23
14Gary Wagner231513.5363.903327150201.019811987131085193121111.5228.90.64.88.61.79
15Darrell Weber*2201.00022.5041004.08101008080024.00018.00.018.018.01.00
16Bill Wilson2062.7504.5012125080.08348408481750151.6389.30.95.48.41.56
17Rick Wise1763.6672.631296165.04726197230981011.0776.51.03.213.64.26
17 Players20.47862.557140140
* - 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
Denny Kennedy7958950154.9778.0928
Fred Walters664464294.9827.3921

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Richard Richman99830561563.9838.95
Louis Garvin3426619619.9798.38
Fred Walters1051515.9825.60

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Gene Weston1393203542471.9664.85

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
James Couch90621743316.8772.62
Chuck Green431983129.8952.37
Fred Walters1161510.9551.91

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Frankie Rubino1261933324848.9164.17
Fred Walters18174165.9063.22

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
James Perkins140253470.9731.84
Donald Bridges137215991.9611.64
John Briggs12014216102.9401.32
James Couch2434320.9491.54

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Robert Hellmer3691740.8670.72
Gary Wagner33143253.9021.39
James Enold3121611.9470.58
Dennis Van Cleave3051030.8330.50
Grant Jackson2851941.8570.86
David Ortwein23214001.0000.70
Darrell Sutherland2143031.9191.62
Dave Bennett1972014.9641.42
Sammy Martinez1851630.8751.17
Bill Wilson1251844.8521.92
Rick Wise123510.8890.67
Leroy Thomas80.00
Jerry Messerly70.00
Jim Stouder40.00
Darrell Weber40.00
Rich Beck20.00
Brian Conway10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Rich Beck23SR6' 3.0"190Jan 21, 1940Pasco, WA, US
Dave Bennett17RR6' 5.0"195Nov 7, 1945Berkeley, CA, US
Donald Bridges19LR5' 10.0"175Mar 2, 1944Allen County, OH, US
John Briggs19LL6' 1.0"190Mar 10, 1944Paterson, NJ, US
Brian Conway17LL6' 6.0"210Nov 11, 1945
James Couch20RR5' 10.0"170Jul 19, 1942Marshall, TX, US
Gary Curkendall20LR5' 11.0"175Oct 10, 1942Volga, WV, US
James Enold22RR6' 2.0"1751941
Louis Garvin24RR6' 0.0"169Oct 26, 1938Apopka, FL, US
Chuck Green23RR6' 2.0"215Nov 29, 1939Chicago, IL, US
Robert Hellmer22LL6' 1.0"170Aug 30, 1940
Grant Jackson20SL6' 0.0"180Sep 28, 1942Fostoria, OH, US
Denny Kennedy21RR6' 2.0"190Oct 6, 1941Wynnewood, OK, US
Thomas Kerrigan19RR6' 2.0"1901944
Sammy Martinez19RR6' 2.0"180Oct 31, 1943
Jerry Messerly20SR6' 2.0"204Nov 24, 1942Fort Dodge, IA, US
David Ortwein19RR6' 1.0"170Jun 28, 1944Victoria, BC, CA
James Perkins23RR6' 1.0"185Sep 3, 1939
Richard Richman22LL5' 11.0"1851941
Frankie Rubino20RR5' 11.0"175Dec 8, 1942Trenton, NJ, US
Jim Stouder20LR6' 3.0"190Jul 13, 1942Nappanee, IN, US
Darrell Sutherland21RR6' 4.0"169Nov 14, 1941Glendale, CA, US
Leroy Thomas19SR5' 11.0"1521944
Dennis Van Cleave21RR6' 3.0"1801942
Gary Wagner23RR6' 4.0"185Jun 28, 1940Bridgeport, IL, US
Fred Walters25LR6' 0.0"195Oct 4, 1937Trenton, NJ, US
Darrell Weber22LL6' 1.0"190Jun 27, 1941Westwood, CA, US
Gene Weston19RR5' 9.0"168Sep 28, 1943
Bill Wilson20RR6' 2.0"195Sep 21, 1942Pomeroy, OH, US
Rick Wise17RR6' 1.0"180Sep 13, 1945Jackson, MI, US

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