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1956 Midland Indians

1956 > Class B > 1956 Southwestern League
Overall: 63-81
Scored 820 runs, Allowed 945 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-81

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Juan Izaguirre, Everett Robinson and Rudolph Briner
Represented: Midland, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

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 Rudolph Briner 38 39 146 129 18 35 10 0 1 19 1 12 16 .271 .331 .372 .703 48 0 4 1
2 Leo Burkhalter 20 132 526 483 55 111 19 2 5 52 8 32 58 .230 .282 .308 .591 149 5 2 4
3 William Close 29 4 14 2 .143
4 Duane Collins? -- 48 144 121 17 20 6 2 2 13 0 20 45 .165 .299 .298 .596 36 3 0 0
5 Donald Damiano 23 42 193 170 22 42 10 0 5 16 6 19 45 .247 .321 .394 .715 67 0 3 1
6 Joe Dominguez 21 29 74 65 9 9 1 1 0 2 0 8 31 .138 .233 .185 .417 12 0 1 0
7 Byron Elser 26 89 395 337 55 102 21 7 2 36 4 49 12 .303 .395 .424 .820 143 4 3 2
8 Dean Franks* 29 27 61 54 8 17 2 0 0 6 0 4 5 .315 .356 .352 .708 19 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
9 John Grace 19 15 60 55 6 16 4 1 2 15 0 2 8 .291 .333 .509 .842 28 2 0 1
10 Donald Graham 22 18 44 38 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 4 8 .184 .262 .211 .472 8 0 2 0
11 Donald Green* 24 14 42 33 2 8 3 0 0 0 0 8 9 .242 .390 .333 .724 11 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
12 Harold Hacker 26 2 2 1 .500
13 Stephen Hill 22 143 661 603 108 184 29 10 23 95 6 50 116 .305 .359 .501 .859 302 2 3 3
14 Frederick Hoffman* 23 42 142 131 9 38 6 3 0 10 0 7 32 .290 .326 .382 .708 50 1 1 2
15 Dick Hogan 22 50 217 179 48 57 10 2 22 48 3 35 46 .318 .433 .765 1.199 137 2 0 1
16 William Hurley* 23 1 1 1 1.000
17 Juan Izaguirre 27 135 580 528 72 155 28 6 5 74 0 39 23 .294 .340 .398 .737 210 2 3 8
18 Ike Jackson 33 135 597 539 102 187 38 6 31 138 5 47 72 .347 .401 .612 1.013 330 4 3 4
19 Alfredo Jimenez 28 24 117 94 19 26 6 0 8 19 2 20 20 .277 .400 .596 .996 56 0 2 1
20 Lawrence Koppe 22 46 227 197 51 71 10 6 0 15 0 27 10 .360 .436 .472 .908 93 0 2 1
21 William Kulpaca 24 22 38 35 2 5 2 0 1 2 0 1 24 .143 .189 .286 .475 10 1 1 0
22 James Miller? -- 1 1 0 .000
23 Harl Pierce* 23 50 256 224 44 61 8 5 0 21 4 30 17 .272 .355 .353 .708 79 0 0 2
24 Thomas Pollet 25 38 88 83 7 13 1 2 1 6 0 1 29 .157 .165 .253 .418 21 0 3 1
25 Jack Ramsey 23 5 6 0 .000
26 Everett Robinson* 39 27 110 91 7 22 4 1 0 9 0 14 11 .242 .367 .308 .675 28 4 1 0
27 Glen Selbo 30 129 565 478 100 151 26 3 8 72 9 77 39 .316 .408 .433 .841 207 1 4 5
28 John Stadnicki 20 41 109 97 10 20 6 0 1 9 0 7 21 .206 .257 .299 .556 29 0 4 1
29 Luverne Thompson? -- 11 20 18 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 13 .056 .105 .111 .216 2 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
30 William Thompson 23 47 121 113 14 22 4 0 1 15 0 5 34 .195 .227 .257 .484 29 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
31 Dick Viskozki* 24 51 225 183 33 54 12 3 0 21 4 34 22 .295 .398 .393 .792 72 0 4 4
31 Players 25.7 144 5701 5028 820 1419 266 59 120 716 57 551 756 .282 .354 .430 .784 2163 30 52 40
* - 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 Joe Dominguez 21 11 11 .500 5.14 28 22 15 1 177.0 208 130 101 18 70 74 1 0 7 1.571 10.6 0.9 3.6 3.8 1.06
2 Dean Franks 29 8 10 .444 7.83 23 14 6 0 108.0 170 118 94 16 30 39 1 0 2 1.852 14.2 1.3 2.5 3.2 1.30 Stats for 2 teams
3 Donald Graham 22 5 7 .417 4.94 16 9 5 1 82.0 89 54 45 5 47 39 2 0 7 1.659 9.8 0.5 5.2 4.3 0.83
4 Donald Green* 24 3 3 .500 5.20 13 10 4 0 83.0 104 56 48 10 35 27 2 1 1 1.675 11.3 1.1 3.8 2.9 0.77 Stats for 2 teams
5 Harold Hacker? 26 1 0 1.000 2
6 Frederick Hoffman* 23 0 2 .000 8
7 William Hurley* 23 0 0 1
8 Juan Izaguirre? 27 1 7 .125 4.45 18 6 5 0 91.0 116 67 45 18 15 38 0 0 3 1.440 11.5 1.8 1.5 3.8 2.53
9 William Kulpaca 24 4 7 .364 7.10 22 9 4 1 90.0 116 88 71 9 55 62 1 0 13 1.900 11.6 0.9 5.5 6.2 1.13
10 James Miller? -- 0 0 1
11 Thomas Pollet? 25 8 11 .421 4.89 27 20 13 1 160.0 171 108 87 13 86 108 1 0 5 1.606 9.6 0.7 4.8 6.1 1.26
12 Glen Selbo? 30 3 3 .500 4.97 12 7 3 0 58.0 68 44 32 7 22 27 1 0 2 1.552 10.6 1.1 3.4 4.2 1.23
13 John Stadnicki 20 12 12 .500 4.02 34 29 21 3 235.0 255 134 105 24 51 155 3 2 6 1.302 9.8 0.9 2.0 5.9 3.04
14 Luverne Thompson? -- 1 3 .250 7.50 11 3 2 0 48.0 51 44 40 6 39 19 2 0 12 1.875 9.6 1.1 7.3 3.6 0.49 Stats for 2 teams
15 William Thompson 23 14 12 .538 5.64 36 26 14 1 214.0 252 156 134 35 81 107 3 0 3 1.556 10.6 1.5 3.4 4.5 1.32 Stats for 2 teams
15 Players 23.7 63 81 .438 144 144 945
* - 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
Ike Jackson 95 436 53 12 9 .976 5.15 21
Rudolph Briner 37 168 10 7 0 .962 4.81 2
John Grace 15 69 7 3 0 .962 5.07 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Juan Izaguirre 72 672 31 7 73 .990 9.76
Everett Robinson 25 231 12 3 25 .988 9.72
Frederick Hoffman 23 167 13 3 8 .984 7.83
Leo Burkhalter 21 167 5 3 19 .983 8.19

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stephen Hill 59 149 180 7 45 .979 5.58
Dick Viskozki 49 145 123 12 39 .957 5.47
Juan Izaguirre 22 50 69 5 9 .960 5.41

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stephen Hill 74 67 172 32 19 .882 3.23
Byron Elser 40 29 73 8 12 .927 2.55
Juan Izaguirre 26 23 37 10 2 .857 2.31
Leo Burkhalter 10 6 24 4 0 .882 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Damiano 45 77 149 11 36 .954 5.02
Lawrence Koppe 45 83 146 21 26 .916 5.09
Byron Elser 41 65 124 20 21 .904 4.61
Leo Burkhalter 11 27 18 4 6 .918 4.09
Stephen Hill 11 26 35 10 9 .859 5.55

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glen Selbo 121 251 10 13 2 .953 2.16
Leo Burkhalter 92 190 4 5 2 .975 2.11
Harl Pierce 50 98 8 3 0 .972 2.12
Dick Hogan 44 76 6 4 1 .953 1.86
Duane Collins 38 46 4 2 0 .962 1.32
Ike Jackson 36 63 4 7 1 .905 1.86
Alfredo Jimenez 24 42 2 4 0 .917 1.83
Frederick Hoffman 14 16 1 2 0 .895 1.21
Juan Izaguirre 13 29 1 0 0 1.000 2.31
William Thompson 11 10 0 1 0 .909 0.91 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Thompson 36 12 29 3 4 .932 1.14 Stats for 2 teams
John Stadnicki 34 8 29 5 3 .881 1.09
Joe Dominguez 28 12 21 6 2 .846 1.18
Thomas Pollet 27 12 26 1 0 .974 1.41
Dean Franks 23 4 17 0 1 1.000 0.91 Stats for 2 teams
William Kulpaca 22 1 11 1 0 .923 0.55
Juan Izaguirre 18 4 19 1 1 .958 1.28
Donald Graham 16 3 9 1 1 .923 0.75
Donald Green 13 4 13 0 1 1.000 1.31 Stats for 2 teams
Glen Selbo 12 1 9 0 0 1.000 0.83
Luverne Thompson 11 3 14 2 0 .895 1.55 Stats for 2 teams
Frederick Hoffman 8 0.00
Harold Hacker 2 0.00
William Hurley 1 0.00
James Miller 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rudolph Briner 38 R 5' 10.0" 200 Jul 18, 1917
Leo Burkhalter 20 R 6' 0.0" 175 1936
William Close 29 R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 7, 1927 Buck Run, PA, US
Duane Collins -- Unknown
Donald Damiano 23 R 5' 11.0" 175 1933
Joe Dominguez 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1935
Byron Elser 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 1930
Dean Franks 29 L R 6' 4.0" 200 1927
John Grace 19 R 6' 0.0" 185 1937
Donald Graham 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1934
Donald Green 24 L L 5' 9.0" 150 Mar 19, 1932 Kansas City, MO, US
Harold Hacker 26 R 6' 0.0" 190 1930
Stephen Hill 22 R R 6' 2.0" 165 May 25, 1934 Muskogee, OK, US
Frederick Hoffman 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1933
Dick Hogan 22 R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 21, 1933 Worcester, MA, US
William Hurley 23 L L 5' 8.0" 170 1933
Juan Izaguirre 27 R 5' 11.0" 198 1929
Ike Jackson 33 R R 6' 1.0" 215 May 31, 1923 Darling, MS, US
Alfredo Jimenez 28 R 5' 9.0" 180 1928
Lawrence Koppe 22 R 6' 1.0" 180 1934
William Kulpaca 24 R R 6' 4.0" 225 1932
James Miller -- Unknown
Harl Pierce 23 L 5' 9.0" 163 1933
Thomas Pollet 25 R 6' 3.0" 185 1931
Jack Ramsey 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Everett Robinson 39 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 12, 1916 Hobart, IN, US
Glen Selbo 30 R 6' 3.0" 195 1926
John Stadnicki 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1936
Luverne Thompson -- Unknown
William Thompson 23 R R 6' 2.0" 184 1933
Dick Viskozki 24 L 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 1, 1931 Taylorville, IL, US

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