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1959 Aberdeen Pheasants

1959 > Class C > 1959 Northern League
Overall: 69-55
Scored 786 runs, Allowed 674 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-53

Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles-AL
Manager: Earl Weaver
Represented: Aberdeen, SD
Ballpark: Municipal Ball Park (Aberdeen, SD)
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 David Bednar* 23 106 400 313 63 79 10 0 11 41 9 82 52 .252 .411 .390 .801 122 3 1 1
2 Bo Belinsky* 22 4 7 0 .000
3 Danny Bishop# 21 50 189 156 25 40 7 1 5 28 1 26 35 .256 .367 .410 .777 64 3 1 3
4 Donald Bruns 26 55 122 104 21 30 4 1 7 27 2 17 32 .288 .388 .548 .937 57 0 1 0
5 James Burton 23 115 504 418 72 104 16 2 17 89 7 77 92 .249 .360 .419 .779 175 0 1 8
6 James Caldwell 21 7 16 4 .250
7 Patrick Clarke 23 26 80 74 6 18 3 0 0 9 0 5 32 .243 .288 .284 .571 21 0 0 1
8 Steve Dalkowski* 20 12 27 24 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .125 .192 .125 .317 3 0 1 0
9 Rodolfo Figueroa* 24 106 501 394 60 100 12 1 0 33 5 86 43 .254 .388 .289 .677 114 3 14 4
10 William Fincher 25 19 18 15 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 .133 .235 .133 .369 2 0 1 0
11 Chuck Hinton 25 126 589 497 112 178 22 7 20 108 17 78 54 .358 .443 .551 .995 274 3 5 6
12 Ralph Lairmore* 22 33 129 106 16 22 4 0 3 12 0 21 27 .208 .339 .330 .669 35 0 2 0
13 Robert Leopold 21 30 76 57 11 14 1 0 0 12 0 8 17 .246 .343 .263 .606 15 1 9 1
14 Frank Mankovitch 22 15 13 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 1 0
15 James McClusky 21 52 166 142 21 27 2 1 1 13 0 18 25 .190 .287 .239 .526 34 2 2 2
16 Jack McGowan 22 4 16 3 .188
17 Frank Montgomery* 23 126 594 439 105 134 21 7 5 59 30 136 74 .305 .473 .419 .892 184 8 6 5
18 Buster Narum 18 32 79 72 5 13 4 0 1 8 0 5 32 .181 .234 .278 .512 20 0 2 0
19 Dave Nicholson 19 120 515 429 98 128 18 9 35 114 7 76 119 .298 .409 .627 1.036 269 6 1 3
20 John Papa 18 34 61 60 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 .117 .117 .117 .233 7 0 1 0
21 Joe Pulliam 20 74 352 305 62 93 9 3 4 30 7 43 41 .305 .392 .393 .785 120 2 0 2
22 Nick Rallo 23 26 31 31 5 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 .194 .194 .194 .387 6 0 0 0
23 Rudy Riska# 23 2 2 0 .000
24 William Rozich 22 111 470 408 78 114 9 1 28 94 0 53 90 .279 .365 .512 .877 209 3 4 2
25 Herm Starrette 20 35 86 68 6 8 2 0 0 0 0 10 25 .118 .241 .147 .388 10 1 7 0
26 Gene Walker 23 1 1 0 .000
27 Earl Weaver 28 13 48 35 8 7 2 0 0 3 0 12 2 .200 .404 .257 .661 9 0 1 0
28 George Werley 20 4 2 0 .000
28 Players 22.3 125 5106 4192 786 1133 145 35 138 693 85 783 852 .270 .387 .420 .807 1762 37 55 39
* - 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 Bo Belinsky* 22 2 0 1.000 4
2 Donald Bruns 26 5 4 .556 3.60 26 13 6 0 105.0 105 69 42 6 63 79 8 0 8 1.600 9.0 0.5 5.4 6.8 1.25
3 Steve Dalkowski* 20 4 3 .571 5.64 12 10 3 1 59.0 30 43 37 4 110 99 3 0 13 2.373 4.6 0.6 16.8 15.1 0.90
4 William Fincher* 25 4 3 .571 7.77 19 1 1 0 44.0 63 44 38 6 28 27 1 0 4 2.068 12.9 1.2 5.7 5.5 0.96
5 Chuck Hinton 25 0 0 1
6 Robert Leopold* 21 11 12 .478 3.79 30 26 12 1 185.0 188 103 78 17 75 174 7 1 11 1.422 9.1 0.8 3.6 8.5 2.32
7 Frank Mankovitch 22 1 2 .333 14
8 Buster Narum 18 14 9 .609 4.45 31 27 12 2 182.0 198 108 90 12 74 126 3 0 12 1.495 9.8 0.6 3.7 6.2 1.70
9 Dave Nicholson 19 3 1 .750 2.91 9 2 2 0 34.0 23 17 11 3 21 43 1 0 1 1.294 6.1 0.8 5.6 11.4 2.05
10 John Papa 18 5 12 .294 4.32 34 17 6 1 148.0 132 86 71 8 114 122 5 1 16 1.662 8.0 0.5 6.9 7.4 1.07
11 Nick Rallo 23 3 0 1.000 3.81 26 0 0 0 78.0 89 45 33 3 31 41 7 0 3 1.538 10.3 0.3 3.6 4.7 1.32
12 Rudy Riska 23 0 2 .000 2
13 Herm Starrette 20 17 7 .708 3.49 32 25 16 1 196.0 208 94 76 14 54 154 3 1 8 1.337 9.6 0.6 2.5 7.1 2.85
14 Gene Walker 23 0 0 1
15 Earl Weaver 28 0 0 1
16 George Werley 20 0 0 4
16 Players 20.8 69 55 .556 125 125 674
* - 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
Danny Bishop 46 338 31 6 5 .984 8.02 4
James McClusky 42 277 21 4 3 .987 7.10 6
Ralph Lairmore 29 188 14 2 1 .990 6.97 5
Chuck Hinton 13 82 8 0 0 1.000 6.92 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Rozich 107 796 32 22 75 .974 7.74
David Bednar 29 190 13 5 19 .976 7.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Montgomery 114 310 315 41 69 .938 5.48
Earl Weaver 13 40 25 2 10 .970 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Burton 113 100 205 22 22 .933 2.70
Donald Bruns 12 13 19 4 3 .889 2.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rodolfo Figueroa 106 147 273 41 47 .911 3.96
Frank Montgomery 13 18 46 4 6 .941 4.92
Chuck Hinton 12 16 26 4 1 .913 3.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Nicholson 114 185 6 13 2 .936 1.68
Chuck Hinton 110 212 10 8 0 .965 2.02
Joe Pulliam 74 139 8 6 2 .961 1.99
David Bednar 68 79 5 9 1 .903 1.24
Patrick Clarke 25 31 4 5 0 .875 1.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Papa 34 5 21 0 0 1.000 0.76
Herm Starrette 32 6 36 4 5 .913 1.31
Buster Narum 31 10 40 3 1 .943 1.61
Robert Leopold 30 10 33 2 2 .956 1.43
Donald Bruns 26 11 28 1 2 .975 1.50
Nick Rallo 26 2 14 3 0 .842 0.62
William Fincher 19 1 13 3 2 .824 0.74
Frank Mankovitch 14 0 7 0 1 1.000 0.50
Steve Dalkowski 12 1 7 1 0 .889 0.67
Dave Nicholson 9 0.00
Bo Belinsky 4 0.00
George Werley 4 0.00
Rudy Riska 2 0.00
Chuck Hinton 1 0.00
Gene Walker 1 0.00
Earl Weaver 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
David Bednar 23 L L 6' 2.0" 195 1936
Bo Belinsky 22 L L 6' 2.0" 191 Dec 7, 1936 New York, NY, US
Danny Bishop 21 S R 6' 2.0" 195 1938
Donald Bruns 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1933
James Burton 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 20, 1935 Baldwinsville, NY, US
James Caldwell 21 R R 5' 10.0" 185 1938
Patrick Clarke 23 R 6' 3.0" 205 1936
Steve Dalkowski 20 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 3, 1939 New Britain, CT, US
Rodolfo Figueroa 24 L 5' 10.0" 170 1935
William Fincher 25 R L 6' 3.0" 195 1934
Chuck Hinton 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 3, 1934 Rocky Mount, NC, US
Ralph Lairmore 22 L R 6' 1.0" 187 1937
Robert Leopold 21 R L 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 5, 1938
Frank Mankovitch 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Mar 12, 1937
James McClusky 21 R 6' 1.0" 188 1938
Jack McGowan 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 1, 1936 New Haven, CT, US
Frank Montgomery 23 L L 5' 7.0" 160 1936
Buster Narum 18 R R 6' 1.0" 194 Nov 16, 1940 Philadelphia, PA, US
Dave Nicholson 19 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Aug 29, 1939 St. Louis, MO, US
John Papa 18 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 5, 1940 Bridgeport, CT, US
Joe Pulliam 20 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Apr 25, 1939 Baltimore, MD, US
Nick Rallo 23 R R 5' 10.0" 169 1936
Rudy Riska 23 S R 6' 2.0" 165 1936
William Rozich 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1937
Herm Starrette 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 20, 1938 Statesville, NC, US
Gene Walker 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1936
Earl Weaver 28 R R 5' 7.0" 180 Aug 14, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
George Werley 20 R R 6' 2.0" 196 Sep 8, 1938 St. Louis, MO, US

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