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1961 Jacksonville Jets

1961 > Class A > 1961 South Atlantic League
Overall: 51-88
Scored 489 runs, Allowed 639 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 53-86

Affiliation: Affiliate of the expansion Houston Colt .45s
Manager: Dixie Howell and Tom Saffell
Represented: Jacksonville, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

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 Richard Aird 20 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Don Altman 22 22 39 34 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 14 .059 .158 .059 .217 2 0 1 0 0
3 Don Arlich* 18 7 10 1 .100
4 Leonard Bell 23 49 153 129 9 25 6 1 0 5 1 19 39 .194 .302 .256 .558 33 1 4 0 0
5 Dale Bennetch* 25 99 351 305 41 84 17 0 11 40 3 39 42 .275 .357 .439 .796 134 2 1 4 5
6 Don Bush 22 29 96 85 10 18 1 1 2 9 1 9 25 .212 .295 .318 .612 27 1 1 0 0
7 Ernest Christoff 23 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Joseph Clement* 21 17 19 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 2 0 0
9 Ray Crone 29 23 29 25 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 9 .120 .185 .160 .345 4 0 2 0 0
10 Ray Dabek 34 61 189 161 18 35 3 0 5 17 3 23 24 .217 .310 .329 .639 53 0 2 3 0
11 Clifford Davis# 22 54 199 190 18 42 8 0 1 19 4 6 51 .221 .247 .279 .526 53 1 1 1 0
12 Ron Davis 19 63 257 238 23 53 4 3 2 17 8 11 65 .223 .260 .290 .550 69 2 3 3 0
13 Harold DeMars* 23 21 39 35 6 6 1 0 0 2 0 3 5 .171 .237 .200 .437 7 0 1 0 0
14 Alfred Diez 27 5 2 1 .500 Stats for 2 teams
15 James Dobson 22 69 244 215 22 55 14 2 5 26 2 26 68 .256 .333 .409 .743 88 0 1 2 4
16 Marvin Dutt 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Thomas Fassler 23 9 3 1 .333
18 Robert Fidler 25 38 154 137 21 35 6 1 1 9 4 16 21 .255 .338 .336 .673 46 1 0 0 0
19 James Fitzgerald? -- 2 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Dave Giusti 21 18 51 48 6 14 3 2 1 5 0 2 10 .292 .333 .500 .833 24 1 0 0 0
21 Jim Greengrass 33 35 123 103 12 26 5 1 2 16 0 19 19 .252 .366 .379 .744 39 0 0 1 1
22 Bill Griffin 26 7 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Benjamin Griggs 26 25 29 27 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .148 .179 .148 .327 4 0 1 0 0
24 Dale Hendrickson* 24 9 8 1 .125
25 David Jacobs 27 34 101 97 11 25 2 1 1 6 0 3 17 .258 .287 .330 .617 32 1 0 0 0
26 Joel Kelfer 21 56 188 163 17 31 2 1 0 6 3 23 37 .190 .298 .215 .513 35 2 0 0 0
27 John Kennedy 34 1 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
28 Charles Kolakowski 28 23 23 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 .053 .182 .053 .234 1 0 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
29 John Lane 18 12 23 19 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 8 .105 .190 .158 .348 3 0 2 0 0
30 Boyd Linker 28 5 5 1 .200
31 Andy Madalone 27 29 78 63 8 13 2 0 0 2 0 14 11 .206 .351 .238 .589 15 0 1 0 0
32 Rene Marte 22 71 224 185 18 38 4 1 0 15 2 37 44 .205 .336 .238 .574 44 0 1 1 4
33 Walt Matthews* 26 124 436 374 46 92 13 2 10 46 5 58 50 .246 .349 .372 .720 139 1 3 0 1
34 David McKee# 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
35 Wallace Mixon 21 22 43 38 6 5 1 1 0 4 0 2 17 .132 .175 .211 .386 8 0 3 0 0
36 Cholly Naranjo* 26 33 25 22 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 .091 .130 .136 .267 3 0 2 0 0
37 Henry Nash# 21 4 9 2 0 0 0 .222 .222 2
38 Harold Norris# 27 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
39 Jose Padilla 26 103 335 302 22 53 6 0 0 17 1 27 61 .175 .243 .195 .439 59 0 6 0 1
40 Kenneth Pate* 19 26 27 24 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 .208 .269 .250 .519 6 0 1 0 0
41 Donald Porter* 20 17 58 53 2 11 2 0 0 1 1 4 17 .208 .276 .245 .521 13 1 0 0 0
42 William Rittman 27 67 237 216 18 52 11 2 3 29 0 16 37 .241 .295 .352 .647 76 2 0 3 1
43 Dave Roberts* 28 77 299 266 50 84 18 2 8 29 2 31 45 .316 .388 .489 .877 130 1 0 1 0
44 Benny Stokes 23 8 21 5 1 0 0 .238 .286 6
45 Elio Toboso 24 44 155 137 23 32 2 1 1 7 3 12 29 .234 .307 .285 .592 39 3 2 1 0
46 Burt Touchberry 26 2 2 1 .500
47 Robert Wedin 24 8 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
48 Fred White 20 16 52 46 3 10 2 0 1 4 0 4 14 .217 .294 .326 .620 15 1 1 0 1
49 Wayne Wilson* 25 18 78 74 11 13 3 0 0 1 1 4 9 .176 .218 .216 .434 16 0 0 0 0
50 Edward Wolf 22 41 129 107 7 18 0 1 3 4 1 14 27 .168 .280 .271 .551 29 3 4 1 1
51 Wally Wolf 19 22 18 16 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 9 .250 .333 .313 .646 5 0 0 0 0
52 Joe Wooten 23 118 466 410 44 102 15 1 14 60 3 44 60 .249 .321 .393 .714 161 2 5 5 0
53 James Zwergel 18 2 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
53 Players 24.4 139 5053 4471 489 1010 159 24 71 427 48 38 499 875 .226 .302 .320 .622 1430 53 30 28
* - 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 Richard Aird 20 0 2 .000 4.50 3 8.0 4 0
2 Don Altman 22 3 9 .250 3.41 20 16 5 0 116.0 114 57 44 3 32 1 57 6 1 3 1.259 8.8 0.2 2.5 4.4 1.78
3 Don Arlich* 18 1 2 .333 7.00 7 5 27.0 35 23 21 15 0 1.852 11.7 5.0
4 Ernest Christoff 23 0 2 .000 8.71 5 10.1 10 0
5 Joseph Clement 21 3 5 .375 2.12 12 8 4 2 59.1 49 20 14 3 31 0 36 1 0 2 1.348 7.4 0.5 4.7 5.5 1.16
6 Ray Crone 29 4 5 .444 4.60 23 12 1 0 88.0 99 58 45 5 26 3 36 5 1 5 1.420 10.1 0.5 2.7 3.7 1.38
7 Ray Dabek 34 0 0 3 0
8 Harold DeMars* 23 4 6 .400 2.85 20 11 4 1 94.2 91 38 30 7 47 2 68 3 0 4 1.458 8.7 0.7 4.5 6.5 1.45
9 Alfred Diez 27 1 0 1.000 10.29 5 7.0 8 0 Stats for 2 teams
10 Marvin Dutt 21 0 2 .000 11.57 2 9.1 23 15 12 5 0 3.000 22.2 4.8
11 Thomas Fassler 23 1 0 1.000 5.30 9 18.2 11 0
12 Sammy Fountain 23 0 0 0.00 1 2.0 0 0
13 Dave Giusti 21 7 7 .500 2.29 14 14 9 1 118.0 87 40 30 3 42 0 82 0 0 5 1.093 6.6 0.2 3.2 6.3 1.95
14 Bill Griffin* 26 0 1 .000 3.14 7 14.1 14 5 11 0 1.744 8.8 6.9
15 Benjamin Griggs 26 2 6 .250 3.19 22 9 4 1 93.0 83 50 33 4 50 1 79 4 2 3 1.430 8.0 0.4 4.8 7.6 1.58
16 Dale Hendrickson* 24 1 1 .500 1.71 9 26.1 5 0
17 Charles Kolakowski 28 4 7 .364 4.77 23 8 1 0 71.2 70 45 38 9 35 2 42 2 0 2 1.465 8.8 1.1 4.4 5.3 1.20 Stats for 2 teams
18 John Lane 18 4 5 .444 2.35 12 9 4 1 69.0 58 29 18 0 46 9 36 7 0 2 1.507 7.6 0.0 6.0 4.7 0.78
19 Boyd Linker 28 0 1 .000 10.80 5 15.0 18 0
20 David McKee* 21 1 0 1.000 1.86 2 9.2 2 0
21 Wayne Minshew 25 0 0 0.00 1 5.0 0 0
22 Wallace Mixon 21 8 9 .471 3.85 17 16 6 0 110.0 116 64 47 5 49 0 61 3 0 10 1.500 9.5 0.4 4.0 5.0 1.24
23 Cholly Naranjo 26 2 4 .333 1.40 29 2 1 0 70.2 63 18 11 5 23 2 34 2 0 1 1.217 8.0 0.6 2.9 4.3 1.48
24 Harold Norris 27 0 2 .000 9.64 3 9.1 10 0
25 Jose Padilla 26 0 0 1 0
26 Kenneth Pate* 19 4 5 .444 3.95 26 5 2 1 70.2 75 39 31 6 49 4 54 2 0 2 1.755 9.6 0.8 6.2 6.9 1.10
27 Elio Toboso 24 0 0 1 0
28 Burt Touchberry 26 0 0 7.36 2 3.2 3 0
29 Robert Wedin* 24 1 1 .500 3.00 7 12.0 4 0
30 Wally Wolf 19 1 7 .125 6.38 21 5 1 0 48.0 51 51 34 1 52 2 37 6 0 12 2.146 9.6 0.2 9.8 6.9 0.71
31 James Zwergel 18 1 0 1.000 3.18 2 11.1 4 0
31 Players 23.2 51 88 .367 3.65 139 139 98 41 7 1202.1 1180 639 487 64 580 29 778 58 7 66 5287 1.464 8.8 0.5 4.3 5.8 1.34
* - 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
Ray Dabek 56 240 44 9 4 .969 5.07 7
Rene Marte 51 256 34 3 4 .990 5.69 6
Edward Wolf 36 179 9 8 4 .959 5.22 4
Fred White 15 84 12 5 1 .950 6.40 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walt Matthews 107 869 100 12 85 .988 9.06
Dave Roberts 33 191 13 3 18 .986 6.18

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joel Kelfer 44 81 107 11 25 .945 4.27
Leonard Bell 41 97 91 5 24 .974 4.59
Joe Wooten 36 73 97 13 24 .929 4.72
Andy Madalone 19 51 49 5 12 .952 5.26
David Jacobs 14 21 24 5 4 .900 3.21

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Rittman 59 63 123 10 11 .949 3.15
Joe Wooten 57 81 93 18 16 .906 3.05
James Dobson 18 7 14 4 1 .840 1.17

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Padilla 103 184 269 25 50 .948 4.40
Don Bush 28 50 66 14 10 .892 4.14
David Jacobs 12 7 12 4 2 .826 1.58
Joel Kelfer 10 19 18 6 7 .860 3.70

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Bennetch 96 114 11 5 4 .962 1.30
Ron Davis 63 153 6 4 1 .975 2.52
James Dobson 50 74 4 4 0 .951 1.56
Clifford Davis 48 78 3 4 1 .953 1.69
Dave Roberts 48 129 9 6 2 .958 2.88
Elio Toboso 36 61 5 0 0 1.000 1.83
Robert Fidler 35 67 1 3 1 .958 1.94
Jim Greengrass 28 30 6 1 1 .973 1.29
Wayne Wilson 18 29 2 2 1 .939 1.72
Joe Wooten 11 19 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
Donald Porter 10 41 1 1 0 .977 4.20

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cholly Naranjo 29 12 14 1 0 .963 0.90
Kenneth Pate 26 2 12 0 0 1.000 0.54
Ray Crone 23 11 15 0 0 1.000 1.13
Charles Kolakowski 23 2 11 2 0 .867 0.57 Stats for 2 teams
Benjamin Griggs 22 5 17 4 0 .846 1.00
Wally Wolf 21 2 7 0 1 1.000 0.43
Don Altman 20 7 24 0 1 1.000 1.55
Harold DeMars 20 4 11 1 0 .938 0.75
Wallace Mixon 17 7 18 2 1 .926 1.47
Dave Giusti 14 13 22 3 2 .921 2.50
Joseph Clement 12 5 9 0 2 1.000 1.17
John Lane 12 4 20 0 2 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Richard Aird 20 R R 6' 1.0" 165 1941
Don Altman 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 14, 1939
Don Arlich 18 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 15, 1943 Wayne, MI, US
Leonard Bell 23 R R 6' 0.0" 168 1938
Dale Bennetch 25 L R 6' 4.0" 200 1936
Don Bush 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1939
Ernest Christoff 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 9, 1937 Cleveland, OH, US
Joseph Clement 21 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 25, 1939
Ray Crone 29 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Aug 7, 1931 Memphis, TN, US
Ray Dabek 34 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 8, 1927 Buffalo, NY, US
Clifford Davis 22 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 30, 1938 Alice, TX, US
Ron Davis 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 21, 1941 Roanoke Rapids, NC, US
Harold DeMars 23 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 22, 1937
Alfred Diez 27 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Mar 22, 1934 MX
James Dobson 22 R R 6' 2.0" 202 1939
Marvin Dutt 21 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Oct 12, 1939
Thomas Fassler 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1938
Robert Fidler 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1936
James Fitzgerald -- Unknown
Sammy Fountain 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1938
Dave Giusti 21 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 27, 1939 Seneca Falls, NY, US
Jim Greengrass 33 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Oct 24, 1927 Addison, NY, US
Bill Griffin 26 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 14, 1935 Omaha, NE, US
Benjamin Griggs 26 R R 5' 11.0" 200 1935
Alexander Harriday 21 R R 5' 10.0" 178 1940
Dale Hendrickson 24 L L 5' 11.0" 176 Jul 18, 1936 Broadwater, NE, US
David Jacobs 27 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1934
Joel Kelfer 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1940
John Kennedy 34 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 12, 1926 Jacksonville, FL, US
Charles Kolakowski 28 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Dec 22, 1932 Sayreville, NJ, US
John Lane 18 R R 6' 0.0" 150 1943
Boyd Linker 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1933
Andy Madalone 27 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 29, 1934 Staten Island, NY, US
Rene Marte 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1939
Walt Matthews 26 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 19, 1934 Ashdown, AR, US
David McKee 21 S L 6' 0.0" 160 1940
Wayne Minshew 25 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 9, 1936 Cherokee County, AL, US
Wallace Mixon 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 28, 1939
Cholly Naranjo 26 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 25, 1934 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Henry Nash 21 S R 6' 0.0" 185 1940
Harold Norris 27 S R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 9, 1933 Snicartie, IL, US
Jose Padilla 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1935
Kenneth Pate 19 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1942
Donald Porter 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 6, 1940 Plant City, FL, US
William Rittman 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 2, 1934 Readsville, MO, US
Dave Roberts 28 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Jun 30, 1933 Panama, Panama, PA
Benny Stokes 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1938
Elio Toboso 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1937
Burt Touchberry 26 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jul 27, 1934 Columbia, SC, US
Robert Wedin 24 R L 6' 4.0" 195 Feb 21, 1937 Derby, CT, US
Fred White 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 4, 1940
Wayne Wilson 25 L R 5' 10.0" 167 Nov 5, 1935 Norwalk, CT, US
Edward Wolf 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1939
Wally Wolf 19 R R 6' 0.0" 191 Jan 5, 1942 South Gate, CA, US
Joe Wooten 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 16, 1938 Gaston County, NC, US
James Zwergel 18 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 9, 1942 Pittsburgh, PA, US

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