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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 38 34 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 14 .059 .158 .059 .217 2
3 Don Arlich* 18 7 10 1 .100
4 Leonard Bell 23 49 148 129 9 25 6 1 0 5 1 19 39 .194 .297 .256 .553 33
5 Dale Bennetch* 25 99 344 305 41 84 17 0 11 40 3 39 42 .275 .358 .439 .797 134
6 Don Bush 22 29 94 85 10 18 1 1 2 9 1 9 25 .212 .287 .318 .605 27
7 Ernest Christoff 23 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Joseph Clement* 21 17 17 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 .125 .176 .125 .301 2
9 Ray Crone 29 23 27 25 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 9 .120 .185 .160 .345 4
10 Ray Dabek 34 61 184 161 18 35 3 0 5 17 3 23 24 .217 .315 .329 .644 53
11 Clifford Davis# 22 54 196 190 8 42 8 0 1 19 4 6 51 .221 .245 .279 .524 53
12 Ron Davis 19 63 249 238 23 53 4 3 2 17 8 11 65 .223 .257 .290 .547 69
13 Harold DeMars* 23 21 38 35 6 6 1 0 0 2 0 3 5 .171 .237 .200 .437 7
14 Alfred Diez 27 5 2 1 .500 Stats for 2 teams
15 James Dobson 22 69 241 215 22 55 14 2 5 26 2 26 68 .256 .336 .409 .745 88
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 38 153 137 21 35 6 1 1 0 4 16 21 .255 .333 .336 .669 46
19 James Fitzgerald? -- 2 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Dave Giusti 21 18 50 48 6 14 3 2 1 5 0 2 10 .292 .320 .500 .820 24
21 Jim Greengrass 33 35 122 103 12 26 5 1 2 16 0 19 19 .252 .369 .379 .747 39
22 Bill Griffin 26 7 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Benjamin Griggs 26 25 28 27 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .148 .179 .148 .327 4
24 Dale Hendrickson* 24 9 8 1 .125
25 David Jacobs 27 34 100 97 11 25 2 1 1 6 0 3 17 .258 .280 .330 .610 32
26 Joel Kelfer 21 58 186 163 17 31 2 1 0 6 3 23 37 .190 .290 .215 .505 35
27 John Kennedy 34 1 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
28 Charles Kolakowski 28 23 22 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 .053 .182 .053 .234 1 Stats for 2 teams
29 John Lane 18 12 21 19 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 8 .105 .190 .158 .348 3
30 Boyd Linker 28 5 5 1 .200
31 Andy Madalone 27 29 77 63 8 13 2 0 0 2 0 14 11 .206 .351 .238 .589 15
32 Rene Marte 22 71 222 185 18 38 4 1 0 15 2 37 44 .205 .338 .238 .576 44
33 Walt Matthews* 26 124 432 374 46 92 13 2 10 46 5 58 50 .246 .347 .372 .719 139
34 Charles McKee# 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
35 Wallace Mixon 21 22 40 38 6 5 1 1 0 4 0 2 17 .132 .175 .211 .386 8
36 Cholly Naranjo* 26 33 23 22 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 .091 .130 .136 .267 3
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 26 103 329 302 22 53 6 0 0 17 1 27 61 .175 .243 .195 .439 59
40 Kenneth Pate* 19 26 26 24 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 .208 .269 .250 .519 6
41 James Porter* 20 7 57 53 2 11 2 0 0 1 1 4 17 .208 .263 .245 .508 13
42 William Rittman 27 67 232 216 18 52 11 2 3 29 0 16 37 .241 .293 .352 .645 76
43 Dave Roberts* 28 77 297 266 50 84 18 2 8 29 2 31 45 .316 .387 .489 .876 130
44 Benny Stokes 23 8 21 5 1 0 0 .238 .286 6
45 Elio Toboso 24 44 149 137 23 32 2 1 1 7 3 12 29 .234 .295 .285 .580 39
46 Burton Touchberry 27 2 2 1 .500
47 Robert Wedin 24 8 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
48 Fred White 20 16 50 46 3 10 2 0 1 4 0 4 14 .217 .280 .326 .606 15
49 Wayne Wilson* 25 18 78 74 11 13 3 0 0 1 1 4 9 .176 .218 .216 .434 16
50 Edward Wolf 22 41 121 107 7 18 0 1 3 4 1 14 27 .168 .264 .271 .535 29
51 Wally Wolf 19 22 18 16 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 9 .250 .333 .313 .646 5
52 Joe Wooten 23 118 454 410 44 102 15 1 14 60 3 44 60 .249 .322 .393 .714 161
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
2 Don Altman 22 3 9 .250 3.41 20 16 116.0 114 57 44 3 32 1.259 8.8 0.2 2.5
3 Don Arlich* 18 1 2 .333 7.00 7 5 27.0 35 23 21 15 1.852 11.7 5.0
4 Ernest Christoff 23 0 2 .000 8.71 5 10.1 10
5 Joseph Clement 21 3 5 .375 2.12 12 8 59.1 49 20 14 3 31 1.348 7.4 0.5 4.7
6 Ray Crone 29 4 5 .444 4.58 23 12 88.1 99 58 45 5 26 1.415 10.1 0.5 2.6
7 Ray Dabek 34 0 0 3
8 Harold DeMars* 23 4 6 .400 2.84 20 11 95.0 91 38 30 7 47 1.453 8.6 0.7 4.5
9 Alfred Diez 27 1 0 1.000 10.29 5 7.0 8 Stats for 2 teams
10 Marvin Dutt 21 0 2 .000 11.57 2 9.1 23 15 12 5 3.000 22.2 4.8
11 Thomas Fassler 23 1 0 1.000 5.30 9 18.2 11
12 Sammy Fountain 23 0 0 0.00 1 2.0 0
13 Dave Giusti 21 7 7 .500 2.29 14 14 118.0 87 40 30 3 42 1.093 6.6 0.2 3.2
14 Bill Griffin* 26 0 1 .000 3.14 7 14.1 14 5 11 1.744 8.8 6.9
15 Benjamin Griggs 26 2 6 .250 3.19 22 9 93.0 83 50 33 4 50 1.430 8.0 0.4 4.8
16 Dale Hendrickson* 24 1 1 .500 1.71 9 26.1 5
17 Charles Kolakowski 28 4 7 .364 4.77 23 8 71.2 70 45 38 9 35 1.465 8.8 1.1 4.4 Stats for 2 teams
18 John Lane 18 4 5 .444 2.35 12 9 69.0 58 29 18 0 46 1.507 7.6 0.0 6.0
19 Boyd Linker 28 0 1 .000 10.80 5 15.0 18
20 Charles McKee* 21 1 0 1.000 1.86 2 9.2 2
21 Lamar Minshew 25 0 0 0.00 1 5.0 0
22 Wallace Mixon 21 8 9 .471 3.85 17 16 110.0 116 64 47 5 47 1.482 9.5 0.4 3.8
23 Cholly Naranjo 26 2 4 .333 1.39 29 2 71.0 63 18 11 5 11 1.042 8.0 0.6 1.4
24 Harold Norris 27 0 2 .000 9.64 3 9.1 10
25 Jose Padilla 26 0 0 1
26 Kenneth Pate* 19 4 5 .444 3.95 26 5 70.2 75 39 31 6 31 1.500 9.6 0.8 3.9
27 Elio Toboso 24 0 0 1
28 Burton Touchberry 27 0 0 7.36 2 3.2 3
29 Robert Wedin* 24 1 1 .500 3.00 7 12.0 4
30 Wally Wolf 19 1 7 .125 6.38 21 5 48.0 51 51 34 1 34 1.771 9.6 0.2 6.4
31 James Zwergel 18 1 0 1.000 3.18 2 11.1 4
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 0
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 1 2 0 .938 1.67
Joe Wooten 11 19 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
James Porter 10 41 1 1 0 .977 4.20

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
Charles McKee 21 S L 6' 0.0" 160 1940
Lamar Minshew 25 R R 5' 9.0" 160 1936
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
James 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
Burton Touchberry 27 R R 6' 4.0" 195 1934
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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