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1959 Bluefield Orioles

1959 > Class Short-Season D > 1959 Appalachian League
Overall: 37-32
Scored 425 runs, Allowed 412 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 35-34

Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles-AL
Manager: Bob Hooper
Represented: Bluefield, WV
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 Russell Black 18 21 26 25 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 14 .040 .077 .040 .117 1 0 0 0
2 Hank Carnaroli 18 19 29 28 3 7 0 0 1 5 0 1 9 .250 .276 .357 .633 10 0 0 0
3 Dean Chance 18 16 46 39 1 7 2 0 0 5 0 3 19 .179 .238 .231 .469 9 0 4 0
4 Patrick Clarke 23 24 107 92 16 25 3 0 1 9 3 12 34 .272 .368 .337 .705 31 2 1 0
5 Nielsen Cochran 18 63 258 216 38 56 11 0 8 41 7 37 66 .259 .377 .421 .799 91 4 1 0
6 Peter Gaffney# 22 4 14 4 .286
7 John Griffin 19 55 188 178 21 43 10 1 1 23 4 8 40 .242 .277 .326 .602 58 1 0 1
8 Willie Hayes* 20 9 19 7 .368
9 Del Hill 19 11 9 8 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 .250 .333 .375 .708 3 1 0 0
10 Alfred Jarlett 19 14 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 James Livesey 20 20 78 65 13 19 3 1 3 11 2 11 14 .292 .403 .508 .910 33 1 1 0
12 Joseph McCauley 21 16 30 27 2 7 1 0 0 5 0 2 9 .259 .310 .296 .607 8 0 1 0
13 John Michael 19 63 238 211 43 47 7 1 4 25 21 20 77 .223 .298 .322 .621 68 4 0 3
14 Michael Mierzejewski 20 46 111 101 13 20 4 1 1 9 0 10 30 .198 .270 .287 .557 29 0 0 0
15 Warren Miller? -- 6 15 5 .333
16 Timothy Murphy 21 1 5 2 .400
17 Jimmy Norwood 19 68 314 279 44 72 13 6 9 52 3 26 48 .258 .338 .444 .782 124 8 0 1
18 Ronald O'Shields 19 12 35 29 5 8 1 2 0 6 0 1 5 .276 .343 .448 .791 13 3 0 2
19 Patterson? -- 1 1 0 .000
20 Boog Powell* 17 56 212 191 39 67 7 0 14 59 1 19 18 .351 .410 .607 1.018 116 1 0 1
21 Nick Rallo 23 3 5 2 .400
22 Harry Riggs 19 16 28 25 3 8 2 0 0 1 0 2 7 .320 .393 .400 .793 10 1 0 0
23 Bob Saverine# 18 70 325 252 70 89 14 7 11 39 36 64 56 .353 .489 .595 1.084 150 5 2 2
24 Edgar Schepers 19 1 2 0 .000
25 John Schoenberger* 22 69 300 240 50 67 19 2 2 36 5 56 19 .279 .417 .400 .817 96 2 0 2
26 George Stepanovich 22 6 4 1 .250
27 Kenneth Temple 18 6 10 1 .100
28 Arne Thorsland 18 18 43 36 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 17 .000 .122 .000 .122 0 0 2 0
29 James Vadas 19 47 161 134 26 27 7 0 3 19 7 25 47 .201 .329 .321 .650 43 1 0 1
30 Henry Wickham 18 23 63 52 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 7 13 .154 .302 .154 .455 8 4 0 0
31 Gary Wilhelm 23 5 2 0 .000
32 Richard Winkelman# 20 5 4 0 .000
33 Harold Woods 20 29 20 14 5 5 0 0 2 7 0 4 1 .357 .500 .786 1.286 11 0 2 0
33 Players 19.2 70 2675 2284 425 607 109 25 60 366 89 323 566 .266 .364 .414 .778 946 38 17 13
* - 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 Russell Black 18 1 1 .500 4.71 20 2 1 0 65.0 70 51 34 5 46 47 1 0 4 1.785 9.7 0.7 6.4 6.5 1.02
2 Dean Chance 18 10 3 .769 2.94 16 14 9 0 107.0 89 48 35 4 35 85 2 0 8 1.159 7.5 0.3 2.9 7.1 2.43
3 Nielsen Cochran 18 0 0 1
4 Del Hill 19 2 2 .500 5.10 11 4 1 0 30.0 26 23 17 0 35 31 1 0 3 2.033 7.8 0.0 10.5 9.3 0.89
5 Alfred Jarlett 19 0 1 .000 8
6 Duke Jones 20 0 1 .000 1
7 Joseph McCauley 21 5 3 .625 3.94 15 8 3 1 64.0 57 40 28 4 33 46 2 0 2 1.406 8.0 0.6 4.6 6.5 1.39
8 Nick Rallo 23 0 0 3
9 Harry Riggs 19 5 6 .455 5.14 15 10 3 0 63.0 53 54 36 9 56 71 4 0 6 1.730 7.6 1.3 8.0 10.1 1.27
10 Edgar Schepers 19 0 0 1
11 George Stepanovich* 22 0 5 .000 6
12 Kenneth Temple 18 2 3 .400 7.83 5 5 1 0 23.0 29 22 20 2 19 28 1 0 2 2.087 11.3 0.8 7.4 11.0 1.47
13 Arne Thorsland 18 9 5 .643 2.93 16 14 9 2 107.1 65 46 35 7 58 180 9 0 7 1.146 5.5 0.6 4.9 15.1 3.10
14 Henry Wickham 18 1 0 1.000 3
15 Gary Wilhelm 23 0 0 5
16 Richard Winkelman 20 1 1 .500 3
17 Harold Woods* 20 1 1 .500 3.83 29 2 0 0 54.0 52 32 23 3 20 63 7 0 2 1.333 8.7 0.5 3.3 10.5 3.15
17 Players 19.2 37 32 .536 70 70 412
* - 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
John Griffin 46 395 24 9 0 .979 9.11 18
Henry Wickham 18 143 15 6 3 .963 8.78 9
Ronald O'Shields 10 62 4 3 0 .957 6.60 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Norwood 63 437 22 13 35 .972 7.29

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Schoenberger 47 81 84 18 11 .902 3.51
James Vadas 27 54 50 6 15 .945 3.85

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nielsen Cochran 49 37 79 19 7 .859 2.37
James Livesey 18 13 32 3 3 .938 2.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Saverine 70 106 173 33 28 .894 3.99

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Michael 62 85 4 6 1 .937 1.44
Boog Powell 47 48 1 4 0 .925 1.04
Michael Mierzejewski 39 21 3 5 0 .828 0.62
Patrick Clarke 24 35 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
John Schoenberger 22 24 1 1 0 .962 1.14
James Vadas 20 12 1 1 0 .929 0.65
Nielsen Cochran 14 8 0 4 0 .667 0.57

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harold Woods 29 1 8 0 2 1.000 0.31
Russell Black 20 4 7 2 0 .846 0.55
Dean Chance 16 4 22 1 1 .963 1.63
Arne Thorsland 16 4 8 4 1 .750 0.75
Joseph McCauley 15 0 15 0 0 1.000 1.00
Harry Riggs 15 4 12 0 0 1.000 1.07
Del Hill 11 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.45
Alfred Jarlett 8 0.00
George Stepanovich 6 0.00
Kenneth Temple 5 0.00
Gary Wilhelm 5 0.00
Nick Rallo 3 0.00
Henry Wickham 3 0.00
Richard Winkelman 3 0.00
Nielsen Cochran 1 0.00
Duke Jones 1 0.00
Edgar Schepers 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Russell Black 18 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 4, 1940 Fidelis, FL, US
Hank Carnaroli 18 R 6' 1.0" 205 Feb 15, 1941 New London, CT, US
Dean Chance 18 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jun 1, 1941 Wooster, OH, US
Patrick Clarke 23 R 6' 3.0" 205 1936
Nielsen Cochran 18 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 14, 1941
Peter Gaffney 22 S 5' 10.0" 157 1937
John Griffin 19 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 23, 1939 Tyler, TX, US
Willie Hayes 20 L R 5' 8.0" 160 1939
Del Hill 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 22, 1939
Alfred Jarlett 19 R R 6' 0.0" 160 1940
Duke Jones 20 R R 6' 6.0" 190 1939
James Livesey 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 7, 1939
Joseph McCauley 21 R R 6' 3.0" 209 1938
John Michael 19 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1940
Michael Mierzejewski 20 R 6' 2.0" 190 1939
Warren Miller -- Unknown
Timothy Murphy 21 R R 5' 9.0" 155 1938
Jimmy Norwood 19 R R 6' 2.0" 220 1940
Ronald O'Shields 19 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1940
Patterson -- Unknown
Boog Powell 17 L R 6' 4.0" 230 Aug 17, 1941 Lakeland, FL, US
Nick Rallo 23 R R 5' 10.0" 169 1936
Harry Riggs 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1940
Bob Saverine 18 S R 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 2, 1941 Norwalk, CT, US
Edgar Schepers 19 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1940
John Schoenberger 22 L R 5' 10.0" 165 1937
George Stepanovich 22 R L 6' 4.0" 223 Jun 28, 1937 East Chicago, IN, US
Kenneth Temple 18 R R 6' 5.0" 205 1941
Arne Thorsland 18 R R 6' 4.0" 220 1941
James Vadas 19 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1940
Henry Wickham 18 R R 6' 1.0" 205 1941
Gary Wilhelm 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1936
Richard Winkelman 20 S R 5' 11.0" 175 1939
Harold Woods 20 R L 6' 1.0" 165 1939

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