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1962 Denver Bears

1962 > Class AAA > 1962 American Association
Overall: 79-71
Scored 783 runs, Allowed 715 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-69

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Frank Skaff
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1961 / 1963

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 Jim Baumer 31 40 197 176 35 58 12 1 7 32 0 15 27 .330 .388 .528 .916 93 3 1 2 1
2 Reno Bertoia 27 29 106 84 13 30 5 3 1 23 1 20 17 .357 .481 .524 1.005 44 0 2 0 0
3 Gates Brown* 23 139 589 523 73 157 25 14 3 50 6 56 50 .300 .368 .419 .787 219 2 5 3 7
4 Wyman Carey* 25 48 48 46 9 13 0 1 0 5 0 2 8 .283 .313 .326 .639 15 0 0 0 0
5 Jerry Casale 28 8 23 18 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 6 .167 .250 .333 .583 6 0 3 0
6 Joseph Christian 31 33 143 129 22 34 7 2 2 20 1 13 24 .264 .329 .395 .724 51 0 0 1 0
7 Bob Dustal 26 59 57 49 8 8 0 0 0 1 0 3 21 .163 .212 .163 .375 8 0 5 0 0
8 Chico Fernandez 23 101 336 313 21 81 4 3 1 19 1 11 27 .259 .287 .300 .588 94 2 9 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
9 Larry Foster* 24 8 19 18 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .167 .211 .167 .377 3 0 0 0
10 Terry Fox 26 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
11 Bill Freehan 20 113 445 392 47 111 22 2 9 58 0 42 58 .283 .359 .418 .777 164 5 5 1 5
12 Doug Gallagher 22 24 54 46 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 3 22 .130 .200 .152 .352 7 1 4 0 0
13 Joe Ginsberg* 35 46 144 124 9 27 5 1 0 14 1 16 19 .218 .301 .274 .575 34 0 1 3 3
14 Fred Gladding* 26 46 36 32 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 .031 .031 .031 .063 1 0 4 0 0
15 Purnal Goldy 24 66 272 249 40 78 8 4 3 29 3 15 37 .313 .353 .414 .767 103 2 3 3 1
16 Joe Grzenda 25 29 49 49 7 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 30 .143 .143 .163 .306 8 0 0 0 0
17 Jim Hughes 27 5 7 7 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 0 0 0 0
18 Bob Humphreys 26 59 36 32 4 11 0 0 0 3 0 3 8 .344 .417 .344 .760 11 1 0 0 0
19 Alan Koch 24 20 21 18 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 .222 .222 .278 .500 5 0 3 0 0
20 Howie Koplitz 24 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
21 Frank Kostro 24 136 601 514 84 165 33 8 13 97 3 66 62 .321 .402 .492 .895 253 8 7 6 3
22 Mickey Lolich# 21 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
23 Leo Marentette 21 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
24 Jimmie McDaniel 29 126 502 379 77 94 14 4 17 70 5 117 135 .248 .424 .441 .865 167 2 0 4 3 Stats for 2 teams
25 Jackie Moore 23 32 112 98 10 25 3 0 0 14 0 11 12 .255 .342 .286 .628 28 2 1 0 2
26 Rocky Nelson* 37 55 234 207 32 54 13 3 8 31 0 20 19 .261 .322 .469 .790 97 1 1 5 4
27 Ron Nischwitz# 24 8 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0
28 Albert Pehanick 26 10 26 24 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 .083 .083 .083 .167 2 0 2 0 0
29 Jackson Queen 25 141 615 516 98 163 34 8 20 83 10 88 104 .316 .414 .529 .943 273 3 2 6 1
30 Bill Roman* 23 20 76 71 7 19 4 1 1 6 2 4 14 .268 .303 .394 .697 28 0 0 1 0
31 Chico Salmon 21 10 45 38 7 13 3 0 1 9 0 2 4 .342 .364 .500 .864 19 1 1 3 0
32 Legrant Scott 23 99 480 413 78 121 19 12 7 54 4 51 53 .293 .370 .448 .818 185 1 12 3 0
33 Johnnie Seale* 23 18 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
34 Gordon Seyfried 24 32 92 76 17 20 2 1 2 14 1 10 23 .263 .348 .395 .743 30 1 3 2 0
35 Lou Skizas 30 10 18 15 5 6 0 0 1 4 0 2 2 .400 .444 .600 1.044 9 0 0 1 0
36 George Smith 24 5 20 18 5 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .389 .450 .500 .950 9 0 0 0
37 Leo Smith* 24 25 112 96 12 23 7 0 2 21 0 13 21 .240 .321 .375 .696 36 0 0 3 0
38 Coot Veal 29 80 308 267 43 69 10 1 0 27 3 31 42 .258 .334 .303 .638 81 1 6 3 3
39 Don Wert 23 147 668 555 82 148 20 9 7 83 10 96 72 .267 .378 .373 .751 207 5 9 3 4
40 George Wilson* 37 72 123 96 8 27 3 0 4 26 0 22 20 .281 .410 .438 .847 42 1 1 3 0
40 Players 25.5 150 5904 5102 783 1439 244 72 96 621 45 628 851 .282 .362 .415 .776 2115 130 38 83 53 34
* - 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 Wyman Carey* 25 6 5 .545 5.43 34 14 1 0 126.0 144 90 76 14 89 2 109 2 1 4 1.849 10.3 1.0 6.4 7.8 1.22
2 Jerry Casale 28 4 2 .667 4.00 8 8 2 1 54.0 62 26 24 6 22 0 26 0 0 1 1.556 10.3 1.0 3.7 4.3 1.18
3 Bob Dustal 26 12 8 .600 3.18 57 12 4 1 167.0 191 72 59 6 32 9 104 3 0 0 1.335 10.3 0.3 1.7 5.6 3.25
4 Larry Foster 24 3 0 1.000 3.83 8 7 3 0 47.0 45 21 20 2 21 0 41 2 0 2 1.404 8.6 0.4 4.0 7.9 1.95
5 Terry Fox 26 0 1 .000 3.00 5 0 0 0 9.0 9 7 3 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 1.222 9.0 0.0 2.0 5.0 2.50
6 Doug Gallagher* 22 9 5 .643 3.64 22 21 6 2 131.0 121 61 53 9 41 1 108 1 1 9 1.237 8.3 0.6 2.8 7.4 2.63
7 Fred Gladding 26 6 12 .333 3.82 46 9 1 1 113.0 121 68 48 6 50 4 78 3 0 4 1.513 9.6 0.5 4.0 6.2 1.56
8 Joe Grzenda* 25 5 7 .417 5.14 25 20 2 0 126.0 142 84 72 12 55 4 77 4 0 3 1.563 10.1 0.9 3.9 5.5 1.40
9 Bob Humphreys 26 9 7 .563 2.88 58 0 0 0 125.0 96 46 40 5 71 2 98 0 0 3 1.336 6.9 0.4 5.1 7.1 1.38
10 Alan Koch 24 4 4 .500 4.66 20 9 2 0 58.0 57 35 30 6 34 1 53 0 0 4 1.569 8.8 0.9 5.3 8.2 1.56
11 Howie Koplitz 24 0 1 .000 1.29 1 1 0 0 7.0 4 2 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 1 0.857 5.1 0.0 2.6 3.9 1.50
12 Mickey Lolich* 21 0 4 .000 16.50 9 4 0 0 12.0 26 24 22 0 10 0 10 1 0 0 3.000 19.5 0.0 7.5 7.5 1.00
13 Leo Marentette 21 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 1 1 9.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 8 1 0 0 0.556 2.0 0.0 3.0 8.0 2.67
14 Ron Nischwitz* 24 1 1 .500 1.29 8 0 0 0 14.0 11 2 2 0 3 1 14 0 0 1 1.000 7.1 0.0 1.9 9.0 4.67
15 Albert Pehanick 26 3 3 .500 4.91 10 9 2 0 55.0 60 34 30 6 33 4 37 5 0 1 1.691 9.8 1.0 5.4 6.1 1.12
16 Johnnie Seale* 23 2 3 .400 5.23 17 4 1 0 43.0 52 29 25 1 24 0 21 0 0 4 1.767 10.9 0.2 5.0 4.4 0.88
17 Gordon Seyfried 24 14 7 .667 3.85 32 31 12 2 213.0 220 114 91 14 43 3 98 2 1 4 1.235 9.3 0.6 1.8 4.1 2.28
17 Players 24.8 79 71 .527 4.09 150 150 113 37 9 1310.0 1363 715 596 87 535 32 890 24 3 41 5749 1.449 9.4 0.6 3.7 6.1 1.66
* - 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
Bill Freehan 93 577 51 10 8 .984 6.75 17
Joe Ginsberg 34 210 15 4 1 .983 6.62 8
Jackie Moore 24 159 10 3 4 .983 7.04 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rocky Nelson 55 495 21 7 51 .987 9.38
Frank Kostro 36 321 14 7 41 .980 9.31
Leo Smith 25 224 26 3 26 .988 10.00
Bill Roman 19 152 7 3 15 .981 8.37
Bill Freehan 12 107 4 1 8 .991 9.25

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Legrant Scott 99 260 312 30 68 .950 5.78
Jim Baumer 39 106 113 11 34 .952 5.62

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Wert 145 108 301 20 33 .953 2.82

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Fernandez 88 127 268 23 62 .945 4.49 Stats for 2 teams
Coot Veal 79 136 266 14 49 .966 5.09
Frank Kostro 45 62 107 15 23 .918 3.76
Reno Bertoia 16 19 49 8 9 .895 4.25

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jackson Queen 139 304 10 7 0 .978 2.26
Gates Brown 131 197 7 7 0 .967 1.56
Jimmie McDaniel 123 155 8 8 1 .953 1.33 Stats for 2 teams
Purnal Goldy 64 92 2 3 0 .969 1.47
Frank Kostro 57 106 5 4 2 .965 1.95
Joseph Christian 31 54 1 2 0 .965 1.77
George Wilson 18 22 1 0 1 1.000 1.28
Chico Salmon 10 16 0 2 0 .889 1.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Humphreys 58 7 27 0 3 1.000 0.59
Bob Dustal 57 9 21 2 2 .938 0.53
Fred Gladding 46 1 24 2 2 .926 0.54
Wyman Carey 34 12 22 3 2 .919 1.00
Gordon Seyfried 32 14 48 1 6 .984 1.94
Joe Grzenda 25 1 22 1 1 .958 0.92
Doug Gallagher 22 1 13 3 0 .824 0.64
Alan Koch 20 3 4 2 0 .778 0.35
Johnnie Seale 17 1 7 0 1 1.000 0.47
Albert Pehanick 10 9 10 0 1 1.000 1.90
Mickey Lolich 9 0.00
Jerry Casale 8 0.00
Larry Foster 8 0.00
Ron Nischwitz 8 0.00
Terry Fox 5 0.00
Howie Koplitz 1 0.00
Leo Marentette 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jim Baumer 31 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 29, 1931 Tulsa, OK, US
Reno Bertoia 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 8, 1935 San Vito al Tagliamento, IT
Gates Brown 23 L R 5' 11.0" 220 May 2, 1939 Crestline, OH, US
Wyman Carey 25 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 9, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Jerry Casale 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 27, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Joseph Christian 31 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 9, 1931 Moon Run, PA, US
Bob Dustal 26 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Sep 28, 1935 Sayreville, NJ, US
Chico Fernandez 23 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 23, 1939 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Larry Foster 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 24, 1937 Lansing, MI, US
Terry Fox 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 31, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Freehan 20 R R 6' 3.0" 203 Nov 29, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Doug Gallagher 22 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 21, 1940 Fremont, OH, US
Joe Ginsberg 35 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 11, 1926 New York, NY, US
Fred Gladding 26 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Jun 28, 1936 Flat Rock, MI, US
Purnal Goldy 24 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 28, 1937 Camden, NJ, US
Joe Grzenda 25 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Jim Hughes 27 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 21, 1934
Bob Humphreys 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 18, 1935 Covington, VA, US
Alan Koch 24 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Mar 25, 1938 Decatur, AL, US
Howie Koplitz 24 R R 5' 10.0" 190 May 4, 1938 Oshkosh, WI, US
Frank Kostro 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 4, 1937 Windber, PA, US
Mickey Lolich 21 S L 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 12, 1940 Portland, OR, US
Leo Marentette 21 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 18, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Jimmie McDaniel 29 R R 6' 2.0" 181 Dec 14, 1932 Marshall, MO, US
Jackie Moore 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1939 Jay, FL, US
Rocky Nelson 37 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 18, 1924 Portsmouth, OH, US
Ron Nischwitz 24 S L 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 1, 1937 Dayton, OH, US
Albert Pehanick 26 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Aug 27, 1935 Scranton, PA, US
Jackson Queen 25 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jun 7, 1937 Cuthbert, GA, US
Bill Roman 23 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 11, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
Chico Salmon 21 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 3, 1940 Colon, Colon, PA
Legrant Scott 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 27, 1938
Johnnie Seale 23 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 14, 1938 Edgewater, CO, US
Gordon Seyfried 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 4, 1937 Long Beach, CA, US
Lou Skizas 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 2, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
George Smith 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 7, 1937 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Leo Smith 24 L R 6' 2.0" 210 May 5, 1938 Mobile, AL, US
Coot Veal 29 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jul 9, 1932 Sandersville, GA, US
Don Wert 23 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Jul 29, 1938 Strasburg, PA, US
George Wilson 37 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 31, 1924 Cherryville, NC, US

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