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1963 Aberdeen Pheasants

1963 > Class A > 1963 Northern League
Overall: 65-55
Scored 550 runs, Allowed 518 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-57

Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles-AL
Manager: Cal Ripken
Represented: Aberdeen, SD
Ballpark: Municipal Ball Park (Aberdeen, SD)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1962 / 1964

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 Robert Adams* 22 26 103 99 13 22 7 1 1 5 4 3 4 23 .222 .252 .343 .596 34 0 0 0
2 Charles Aikens 21 49 171 156 12 37 10 1 0 19 2 5 10 29 .237 .286 .314 .600 49 1 3 1
3 Jerry Alford 23 15 31 30 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .100 .100 .100 .200 3 0 1 0
4 Martin Barrier* 21 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Robert Beattie 26 92 389 327 57 71 17 2 10 40 7 3 47 59 .217 .319 .373 .692 122 4 6 5
6 Mark Clarke* 24 11 12 10 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .300 .417 .400 .817 4 0 0 0
7 Nielsen Cochran 22 103 423 360 61 94 13 3 8 55 12 2 53 62 .261 .358 .381 .738 137 4 1 5
8 Johnny Ellen 23 4 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
9 Andy Etchebarren 20 79 310 278 38 71 9 2 11 48 1 1 29 54 .255 .330 .421 .751 117 2 1 0
10 George Farson 23 29 113 95 13 16 2 1 2 11 2 1 18 27 .168 .301 .274 .575 26 0 0 0
11 Jim Lehew 25 5 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
12 Dave Leonhard 22 10 19 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .083 .214 .083 .298 1 1 5 0
13 Robert Litchfield 23 111 465 397 48 90 3 10 0 20 13 2 58 70 .227 .325 .285 .610 113 1 7 2
14 John Matias* 18 4 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
15 Robert Matias 18 9 28 25 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 11 .120 .214 .120 .334 3 0 0 0
16 Robert Millinich 24 9 38 30 3 6 2 0 0 3 1 0 6 6 .200 .316 .267 .582 8 0 0 2
17 Rex Peters 19 29 72 63 8 15 3 0 2 8 0 0 7 12 .238 .333 .381 .714 24 2 0 0
18 David Pickle 22 38 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
19 Robert Plemmons 24 11 21 17 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 .176 .263 .176 .440 3 0 2 0
20 Herman Rathman 21 120 474 430 65 114 19 5 10 50 8 3 37 104 .265 .328 .402 .730 173 4 1 2
21 John Riddle* 22 99 353 316 32 74 13 5 8 52 1 1 31 85 .234 .304 .383 .687 121 2 1 3
22 Jim Rouse* 23 119 503 431 84 143 16 3 27 80 13 3 69 60 .332 .427 .571 .998 246 3 0 0
23 Johnny Scruggs 22 120 544 490 72 115 15 6 23 57 36 10 49 124 .235 .309 .431 .740 211 4 1 0
24 Don Secrist* 19 24 23 18 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 .167 .286 .167 .452 3 1 2 0
25 William Shirah* 22 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
26 Norman Skikas 23 18 35 29 3 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 4 6 .241 .324 .276 .599 8 0 1 1
27 Larry Smith* 22 37 80 73 7 12 2 0 1 5 0 0 6 11 .164 .238 .233 .470 17 1 0 0
28 William St. Peter 21 28 68 58 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 19 .103 .161 .121 .282 7 0 6 0
29 John Stephens 22 21 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
30 Howard Stethers* 21 23 64 52 7 7 0 1 1 3 0 0 10 30 .135 .274 .231 .505 12 0 2 0
31 Kenneth Temple 22 6 10 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .143 .333 .143 .476 1 0 1 0
32 James Vadas 23 8 34 30 5 3 1 0 1 6 3 1 2 13 .100 .152 .233 .385 7 0 1 1
33 Eddie Watt 22 32 78 71 5 13 1 1 1 11 0 0 3 16 .183 .216 .268 .484 19 0 4 0
33 Players 22.2 120 4494 3935 550 935 136 41 106 487 103 35 460 866 .238 .320 .374 .694 1471 30 47 22 37
* - 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 Jerry Alford 23 4 6 .400 3.54 15 14 4 1 89.0 98 59 35 4 38 0 48 3 0 6 1.528 9.9 0.4 3.8 4.9 1.26
2 Martin Barrier* 21 1 1 .500 2.57 4 0 0 0 7.0 6 3 2 0 5 0 7 0 0 2 1.571 7.7 0.0 6.4 9.0 1.40
3 Mark Clarke* 24 1 1 .500 2.62 10 0 0 0 24.0 10 9 7 4 7 1 21 2 0 0 0.708 3.8 1.5 2.6 7.9 3.00
4 Nielsen Cochran 22 0 0 3.00 1 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 2.333 12.0 0.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
5 Johnny Ellen 23 0 0 5.14 4 1 0 0 7.0 8 10 4 0 5 0 7 1 0 2 1.857 10.3 0.0 6.4 9.0 1.40
6 Philip Henderson* 18 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.000 18.0 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
7 Jim Lehew 25 0 2 .000 3.32 5 1 0 0 19.0 15 10 7 1 6 0 6 0 0 2 1.105 7.1 0.5 2.8 2.8 1.00
8 Dave Leonhard 22 4 2 .667 2.45 10 7 4 2 55.0 37 19 15 4 25 1 53 1 1 3 1.127 6.1 0.7 4.1 8.7 2.12
9 David Pickle 22 5 3 .625 4.00 38 1 0 0 54.0 64 36 24 2 35 4 40 2 0 9 1.833 10.7 0.3 5.8 6.7 1.14
10 Robert Plemmons 24 3 4 .429 3.17 10 8 4 0 54.0 43 33 19 7 20 1 35 0 0 5 1.167 7.2 1.2 3.3 5.8 1.75
11 Don Secrist* 19 7 0 1.000 1.96 24 1 1 0 69.0 43 24 15 3 24 2 57 1 1 0 0.971 5.6 0.4 3.1 7.4 2.38
12 Norman Skikas 23 5 5 .500 4.15 17 13 4 2 89.0 93 52 41 10 45 1 72 1 2 7 1.551 9.4 1.0 4.6 7.3 1.60
13 William St. Peter 21 11 10 .524 3.21 24 23 13 2 174.0 154 83 62 13 96 5 148 7 1 16 1.437 8.0 0.7 5.0 7.7 1.54
14 John Stephens 22 3 0 1.000 1.53 21 2 1 0 47.0 32 10 8 4 9 1 30 3 0 4 0.872 6.1 0.8 1.7 5.7 3.33
15 Howard Stethers* 21 10 6 .625 2.80 21 20 9 2 151.0 120 63 47 4 78 3 151 4 0 11 1.311 7.2 0.2 4.6 9.0 1.94
16 Kenneth Temple 22 1 3 .250 7.92 6 6 0 0 25.0 37 27 22 7 13 1 11 2 0 0 2.000 13.3 2.5 4.7 4.0 0.85
17 Eddie Watt 22 10 12 .455 3.14 24 23 13 0 172.0 158 77 60 9 63 4 136 9 0 10 1.285 8.3 0.5 3.3 7.1 2.16
17 Players 21.9 65 55 .542 3.19 120 120 67 53 9 1040.1 924 518 369 72 474 24 824 36 5 78 4549 1.344 8.0 0.6 4.1 7.1 1.74
* - 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
Andy Etchebarren 78 573 58 9 7 .986 8.09 12
George Farson 29 195 13 5 1 .977 7.17 4
Robert Beattie 17 114 9 3 1 .976 7.24 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Rouse 119 974 57 15 82 .986 8.66

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Litchfield 82 184 215 10 53 .976 4.87
Charles Aikens 14 31 20 9 2 .850 3.64
Robert Adams 13 29 33 5 8 .925 4.77

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Beattie 75 52 105 16 5 .908 2.09
Charles Aikens 13 9 14 3 3 .885 1.77
Nielsen Cochran 11 8 27 6 4 .854 3.18
Johnny Scruggs 11 5 14 8 0 .704 1.73
Robert Adams 10 2 15 3 0 .850 1.70

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nielsen Cochran 92 135 278 49 61 .894 4.49
Robert Litchfield 27 42 79 17 8 .877 4.48

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Herman Rathman 118 181 6 15 1 .926 1.58
Johnny Scruggs 116 153 13 9 3 .949 1.43
John Riddle 90 128 7 8 1 .944 1.50
Charles Aikens 19 29 3 0 1 1.000 1.68
Larry Smith 18 20 1 3 0 .875 1.17
Rex Peters 16 21 2 0 0 1.000 1.44

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Pickle 38 1 11 2 0 .857 0.32
Don Secrist 24 2 14 1 0 .941 0.67
William St. Peter 24 12 35 4 2 .922 1.96
Eddie Watt 24 7 37 3 2 .936 1.83
John Stephens 21 5 13 1 0 .947 0.86
Howard Stethers 21 4 32 3 5 .923 1.71
Norman Skikas 17 3 16 2 2 .905 1.12
Jerry Alford 15 4 15 1 2 .950 1.27
Mark Clarke 10 0 8 0 1 1.000 0.80
Dave Leonhard 10 1 11 2 0 .857 1.20
Robert Plemmons 10 3 10 0 1 1.000 1.30
Kenneth Temple 6 0.00
Jim Lehew 5 0.00
Martin Barrier 4 0.00
Johnny Ellen 4 0.00
Philip Henderson 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Adams 22 L R 5' 11.0" 175 1941
Charles Aikens 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1942
Jerry Alford 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1940
Martin Barrier 21 L L 6' 2.0" 165 1942
Robert Beattie 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1937
Mark Clarke 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1939
Nielsen Cochran 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 14, 1941
Johnny Ellen 23 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 12, 1940 Angier, NC, US
Andy Etchebarren 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 20, 1943 Whittier, CA, US
George Farson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 29, 1939 Lynchburg, VA, US
Philip Henderson 18 L L 6' 2.0" 225 Jul 18, 1944
Jim Lehew 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 19, 1937 Baltimore, MD, US
Dave Leonhard 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 22, 1941 Arlington, VA, US
Robert Litchfield 23 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 15, 1940
John Matias 18 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 15, 1944 Honolulu, HI, US
Robert Matias 18 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1945
Robert Millinich 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1939
Rex Peters 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 14, 1943 Denver, CO, US
David Pickle 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1941
Robert Plemmons 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1939
Herman Rathman 21 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Oct 4, 1941
John Riddle 22 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 27, 1941
Jim Rouse 23 L R 6' 3.0" 195 1940
Johnny Scruggs 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 3, 1940 Baxter, AR, US
Don Secrist 19 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 26, 1944 Seattle, WA, US
William Shirah 22 L R 5' 11.0" 180 1941
Norman Skikas 23 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Jun 3, 1940 St. Louis, MO, US
Larry Smith 22 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 4, 1941 Longview, TX, US
William St. Peter 21 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1942
John Stephens 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1941
Howard Stethers 21 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 9, 1941
Kenneth Temple 22 R R 6' 5.0" 205 1941
James Vadas 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1940
Eddie Watt 22 R R 5' 10.0" 183 Apr 4, 1941 Lamoni, IA, US

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