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1959 St. Paul Saints

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 American Association (East)
Overall: 81-81
Scored 651 runs, Allowed 659 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-82

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Max Macon
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Midway Stadium (I) (St. Paul, MN)
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 Wade Arnold* 23 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Don Bessent 28 23 45 39 3 12 2 0 0 9 0 0 8 .308 .308 .359 .667 14 0 6 0 3
3 Sheldon Brodsky 22 23 78 72 8 21 5 0 1 8 2 6 17 .292 .346 .403 .749 29 0 0 0 0
4 Joe Caffie* 28 74 252 226 26 58 9 4 4 25 6 22 36 .257 .319 .385 .704 87 0 1 3 4
5 Bobby Catton 21 7 15 4 .267
6 Phil Clark 26 46 14 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .182 .357 .182 .539 2 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
7 Jackie Collum* 32 46 74 66 5 15 3 0 1 11 0 7 5 .227 .301 .318 .620 21 0 1 0 1
8 Lacey Curry 30 94 393 354 48 86 16 4 2 30 3 29 23 .243 .300 .328 .627 116 1 6 3 0
9 Bob Darnell 28 57 79 71 5 15 0 1 2 7 0 6 13 .211 .278 .324 .602 23 1 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
10 Bobby Dolan 28 124 436 400 52 92 13 3 2 27 8 24 13 .230 .277 .293 .569 117 3 6 3 4
11 Rene Friol 26 117 351 325 31 82 21 2 6 39 0 20 30 .252 .297 .385 .682 125 2 1 3 3
12 Jim Gentile* 25 151 622 531 80 153 26 6 27 87 2 84 83 .288 .389 .512 .901 272 5 0 2 16
13 John Glenn 30 156 629 553 76 159 28 8 15 67 13 67 103 .288 .366 .448 .814 248 3 3 3 4
14 Jim Golden* 23 35 59 51 7 14 1 0 0 5 0 0 10 .275 .269 .294 .563 15 0 7 1 0
15 Fred Kipp* 27 42 80 77 11 14 1 0 0 4 1 1 12 .182 .192 .195 .387 15 0 2 0 0
16 Jim Koranda 25 54 212 187 28 43 10 2 3 19 4 20 23 .230 .303 .353 .656 66 1 1 3 0
17 Russ Meyer# 35 14 35 31 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 3 10 .258 .324 .258 .582 8 0 1 0 0
18 Michael Napoli 27 29 66 57 5 11 3 0 1 10 1 7 18 .193 .273 .298 .571 17 0 0 2 1
19 Ed Palmquist 26 59 28 26 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 .192 .250 .231 .481 6 0 0 0 0
20 Charles Ready 28 7 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Edward Richardson* 26 53 188 159 20 44 10 4 3 14 3 25 28 .277 .376 .447 .823 71 1 2 1 1
22 Earl Robinson 22 129 500 449 69 117 26 8 7 45 10 47 102 .261 .333 .401 .734 180 2 2 0 1
23 Ernest Rodriguez* 22 11 17 16 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 .125 .176 .188 .364 3 0 0 0 0
24 Ed Roebuck 27 66 123 113 13 30 7 1 5 20 1 8 20 .265 .314 .478 .792 54 0 2 0 0
25 Larry Sherry 23 20 51 47 8 13 2 1 2 10 0 3 6 .277 .320 .489 .809 23 0 1 0 0
26 Charles Soraci* 24 128 439 423 43 115 19 1 4 45 2 12 10 .272 .291 .350 .640 148 0 2 2 2
27 Jasper Spears 29 38 106 96 4 13 3 0 0 7 0 8 14 .135 .202 .167 .369 16 0 2 0 0
28 Martin Stabiner* 25 26 17 16 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 5 .250 .294 .250 .544 4 0 0 0 0
29 Joe Tanner 27 115 443 416 47 114 24 7 7 55 6 19 62 .274 .305 .416 .720 173 1 3 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
30 Rube Walker* 33 103 327 280 26 75 10 0 5 36 0 41 43 .268 .360 .357 .717 100 1 2 3 10 Stats for 2 teams
31 Gene Wallace* 26 68 238 217 24 68 7 5 1 21 4 17 22 .313 .363 .406 .768 88 1 1 2 1
32 Mike Warnitsky 26 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
33 Jimmy Williams 33 47 160 144 12 28 4 0 0 12 2 14 17 .194 .263 .222 .485 32 0 0 2 2
33 Players 27.0 162 5941 5350 651 1386 250 57 94 603 65 481 788 .259 .321 .380 .700 2032 118 21 52 37 45
* - 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 Don Bessent 28 7 5 .583 2.65 20 18 4 0 119.0 111 43 35 9 48 1 50 4 0 1 1.336 8.4 0.7 3.6 3.8 1.04
2 Phil Clark 26 3 7 .300 3.47 46 2 0 0 83.0 76 37 32 9 36 9 45 2 0 2 1.349 8.2 1.0 3.9 4.9 1.25 Stats for 2 teams
3 Jackie Collum* 32 9 4 .692 3.41 26 14 5 1 116.0 133 50 44 7 32 3 48 1 0 9 1.422 10.3 0.5 2.5 3.7 1.50
4 Leo Cristante 32 0 0 4
5 Bob Darnell 28 4 12 .250 4.01 47 16 5 0 166.0 160 85 74 11 63 9 99 3 1 2 1.343 8.7 0.6 3.4 5.4 1.57 Stats for 2 teams
6 Jim Golden 23 7 8 .467 3.96 30 22 5 0 159.0 169 86 70 4 70 7 81 6 1 6 1.503 9.6 0.2 4.0 4.6 1.16
7 Fred Kipp* 27 14 11 .560 3.21 35 30 13 5 213.0 198 98 76 14 93 9 125 6 0 11 1.366 8.4 0.6 3.9 5.3 1.34
8 Russ Meyer 35 5 5 .500 2.80 13 11 6 0 90.0 85 34 28 6 18 1 38 0 0 1 1.144 8.5 0.6 1.8 3.8 2.11
9 Ed Palmquist 26 9 12 .429 2.09 59 1 0 0 125.0 88 39 29 5 45 4 96 4 0 8 1.064 6.3 0.4 3.2 6.9 2.13
10 Charles Ready 28 0 0 7
11 Ed Roebuck 27 13 10 .565 2.98 28 28 14 2 196.0 200 103 65 4 62 6 91 6 2 10 1.337 9.2 0.2 2.8 4.2 1.47
12 Larry Sherry 23 6 7 .462 3.60 15 15 7 1 115.0 103 49 46 7 53 5 109 6 0 1 1.357 8.1 0.5 4.1 8.5 2.06
13 Martin Stabiner* 25 6 4 .600 4.35 26 6 1 0 60.0 68 33 29 5 26 2 38 0 0 1 1.567 10.2 0.8 3.9 5.7 1.46
14 Mike Warnitsky 26 1 1 .500 15
14 Players 27.0 81 81 .500 3.34 162 162 103 59 11 1393.1 1361 659 517 78 526 44 769 39 4 49 1.354 8.8 0.5 3.4 5.0 1.46
* - 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
Rene Friol 108 512 44 5 11 .991 5.15 10
Rube Walker 90 338 41 3 6 .992 4.21 9 Stats for 2 teams
Michael Napoli 26 107 10 1 2 .992 4.50 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Gentile 147 1319 130 22 140 .985 9.86
Charles Soraci 19 97 7 1 7 .990 5.47

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lacey Curry 65 178 182 11 53 .970 5.54
Joe Tanner 43 113 120 6 40 .975 5.42 Stats for 2 teams
Edward Richardson 37 67 78 9 15 .942 3.92
Jasper Spears 28 38 39 3 7 .963 2.75

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Tanner 66 43 145 16 15 .922 2.85 Stats for 2 teams
Earl Robinson 54 47 111 16 6 .908 2.93
Lacey Curry 25 11 56 12 6 .848 2.68
Edward Richardson 11 8 13 7 2 .750 1.91
Gene Wallace 10 5 14 3 0 .864 1.90

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Dolan 114 211 358 27 69 .955 4.99
Gene Wallace 51 67 144 18 33 .921 4.14

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Glenn 155 395 20 8 7 .981 2.68
Charles Soraci 103 174 3 2 1 .989 1.72
Earl Robinson 75 110 4 3 0 .974 1.52
Joe Caffie 69 101 6 3 1 .973 1.55
Jim Koranda 47 70 4 4 1 .949 1.57
Jimmy Williams 38 54 2 1 0 .982 1.47
Sheldon Brodsky 23 31 1 1 0 .970 1.39

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Palmquist 59 8 20 2 2 .933 0.47
Bob Darnell 47 12 25 0 2 1.000 0.79 Stats for 2 teams
Phil Clark 46 1 18 0 1 1.000 0.41 Stats for 2 teams
Fred Kipp 35 10 45 0 2 1.000 1.57
Jim Golden 30 15 28 2 1 .956 1.43
Ed Roebuck 28 14 43 4 5 .934 2.04
Jackie Collum 26 8 21 1 3 .967 1.12
Martin Stabiner 26 3 12 0 1 1.000 0.58
Don Bessent 20 7 16 3 3 .885 1.15
Larry Sherry 15 10 16 1 3 .963 1.73
Mike Warnitsky 15 0 6 1 1 .857 0.40
Russ Meyer 13 2 5 1 0 .875 0.54
Charles Ready 7 0.00
Leo Cristante 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Wade Arnold 23 L R 5' 9.0" 178 1936
Don Bessent 28 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 13, 1931 Jacksonville, FL, US
Sheldon Brodsky 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 3, 1936
Joe Caffie 28 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 14, 1931 Ramer, AL, US
Bobby Catton 21 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Dec 17, 1937 New Orleans, LA, US
Phil Clark 26 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 3, 1932 Albany, GA, US
Jackie Collum 32 L L 5' 7.0" 160 Jun 21, 1927 Victor, IA, US
Leo Cristante 32 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 10, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Lacey Curry 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 8, 1928 Wichita Falls, TX, US
Bob Darnell 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 6, 1930 Wewoka, OK, US
Bobby Dolan 28 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 8, 1930 Evansville, IA, US
Rene Friol 26 R R 6' 1.0" 208 May 28, 1933 Candelaria, Pinar del Rio, CU
Jim Gentile 25 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 3, 1934 San Francisco, CA, US
John Glenn 30 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 10, 1928 Moultrie, GA, US
Jim Golden 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 20, 1936 Eldon, MO, US
Fred Kipp 27 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Oct 1, 1931 Piqua, KS, US
Jim Koranda 25 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 3, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Russ Meyer 35 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 25, 1923 Peru, IL, US
Michael Napoli 27 R R 5' 9.0" 175 1932
Ed Palmquist 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jun 10, 1933 Los Angeles, CA, US
Charles Ready 28 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Edward Richardson 26 L R 5' 9.0" 165 1933
Earl Robinson 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 3, 1936 New Orleans, LA, US
Ernest Rodriguez 22 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 26, 1937
Ed Roebuck 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 3, 1931 East Millsboro, PA, US
Larry Sherry 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 25, 1935 Los Angeles, CA, US
Charles Soraci 24 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 7, 1934
Jasper Spears 29 R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 12, 1930 Cheraw, SC, US
Martin Stabiner 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1934
Joe Tanner 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 16, 1931 Laurel, MS, US
Rube Walker 33 L R 6' 0.0" 175 May 16, 1926 Lenoir, NC, US
Gene Wallace 26 L R 6' 1.0" 160 May 9, 1933
Mike Warnitsky 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1933
Jimmy Williams 33 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 25, 1926 Toronto, ON, CA

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