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1959 Cedar Rapids Braves

1959 > Class B > 1959 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 53-73
Scored 621 runs, Allowed 713 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 55-71

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Alex Monchak
Represented: Cedar Rapids, IA
Ballpark: Veterans Memorial Stadium (I) (Cedar Rapids, IA)
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 Ty Clayton 21 10 41 37 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 8 .081 .171 .081 .252 3 3 0 0 0
2 Robert Cleboski 21 27 46 40 6 6 3 0 0 2 0 5 21 .150 .244 .225 .469 9 0 1 0 0
3 Tony Cloninger 18 10 18 17 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 .176 .176 .353 .529 6 0 1 0 0
4 Bobby Dudley 24 8 2 0 .000
5 Hank Fischer 19 8 10 2 .200
6 David Fracaro 20 5 1 0 .000
7 Horace Garner 35 97 388 317 65 98 18 3 17 75 0 56 66 .309 .429 .546 .975 173 12 1 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
8 Sidney Goldfader 27 121 524 474 72 129 17 2 22 92 8 40 96 .272 .330 .456 .786 216 3 3 4 2
9 Hank Hemmerly 24 40 80 69 12 13 1 0 4 6 0 5 11 .188 .243 .377 .620 26 0 6 0 0
10 Calloway Henry 26 28 56 49 5 7 1 0 0 5 0 5 10 .143 .218 .163 .381 8 0 1 1 0
11 John Huda* 23 8 4 1 .250
12 Larry Huebner 20 2 2 0 .000
13 Mack Jones* 20 108 483 423 58 123 19 7 15 60 4 46 112 .291 .366 .475 .841 201 6 5 3 8
14 Dick Kelley 19 4 2 1 .500
15 Edward Kopacz 25 93 311 275 37 65 7 2 14 41 3 30 100 .236 .318 .429 .747 118 3 3 0 5
16 Donald MacLeod* 22 32 63 55 5 10 2 0 0 2 0 6 12 .182 .258 .218 .476 12 0 1 1 0
17 Michael Marinko* 27 3 8 0 .000
18 Larry Maxie 18 31 86 73 5 6 3 0 0 2 0 8 42 .082 .193 .123 .316 9 2 3 0 0
19 Denis Menke 18 89 345 301 36 76 13 1 8 25 2 36 39 .252 .346 .382 .728 115 7 1 0 0
20 Donald Miller 23 35 31 30 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 9 .100 .129 .133 .262 4 0 0 0 0
21 Wynton Overstreet 24 21 16 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .067 .067 .067 .133 1 0 1 0 0
22 Joaquin Perez 21 15 40 37 1 5 0 0 1 4 1 2 10 .135 .175 .216 .391 8 0 0 1 0
23 Richard Ramont 22 2 2 0 .000
24 Merritt Ranew* 21 91 409 364 58 118 27 3 4 44 1 41 51 .324 .390 .448 .838 163 0 1 3 3
25 Raymond Reed 30 101 419 367 59 91 19 0 15 58 7 46 81 .248 .329 .422 .751 155 0 2 4 4
26 Gary Rushing 21 12 40 33 4 8 1 0 1 2 0 6 14 .242 .350 .364 .714 12 0 0 1 1
27 Dick Selinger* 23 102 408 338 55 88 21 0 6 39 1 61 48 .260 .375 .376 .750 127 2 5 2 7
28 Paul Snyder* 23 15 53 47 6 17 2 0 1 10 2 6 3 .362 .434 .468 .902 22 0 0 0 0
29 Bob Stoico 23 6 8 2 .250
30 John Stratton 26 103 477 406 65 103 16 2 8 28 5 65 65 .254 .361 .362 .723 147 3 3 0 1
31 Joe Trenary# 23 93 389 358 58 81 10 5 13 35 6 30 105 .226 .286 .391 .677 140 0 1 0 1
32 Robert Wedin 22 22 37 31 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 5 11 .065 .189 .065 .254 2 0 0 1 0
33 Corky Withrow 21 75 285 248 49 80 13 2 19 61 0 33 79 .323 .396 .621 1.017 154 0 0 4 2
34 Orie Wolf* 22 14 59 45 6 12 1 0 0 2 2 13 11 .267 .431 .289 .720 13 0 1 0 1
34 Players 24.2 126 4922 4335 621 1089 183 25 135 556 42 518 993 .251 .329 .398 .728 1727 81 43 26 36
* - 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 Robert Cleboski 21 7 5 .583 3.85 26 12 5 0 117.0 131 63 50 15 42 4 66 0 0 1 1.479 10.1 1.2 3.2 5.1 1.57
2 Tony Cloninger 18 0 9 .000 9.59 10 10 1 0 46.0 47 61 49 8 58 2 46 2 0 11 2.283 9.2 1.6 11.3 9.0 0.79
3 Bobby Dudley 24 0 1 .000 8
4 Hank Fischer 19 0 3 .000 7.39 7 28.0 34 25 23 17 1.821 10.9 5.5
5 David Fracaro 20 1 1 .500 8.00 5 9.0 11 8 9 2.222 11.0 9.0
6 Hank Hemmerly* 24 14 10 .583 3.39 32 18 13 2 183.0 180 95 69 14 78 7 104 4 0 7 1.410 8.9 0.7 3.8 5.1 1.33
7 John Huda* 23 0 1 .000 8
8 Larry Huebner 20 0 0 2
9 Dick Kelley* 19 0 0 7.00 4 9.0 11 7 7 5 1.778 11.0 5.0
10 Donald MacLeod 22 13 3 .813 4.20 27 17 7 2 148.0 150 87 69 13 73 5 97 3 3 10 1.507 9.1 0.8 4.4 5.9 1.33
11 Michael Marinko* 27 0 1 .000 3
12 Larry Maxie 18 13 13 .500 4.15 31 29 12 1 206.0 161 117 95 12 160 10 187 15 0 16 1.558 7.0 0.5 7.0 8.2 1.17
13 Donald Miller 23 1 9 .100 4.59 34 6 0 0 100.0 95 68 51 7 69 3 106 10 1 7 1.640 8.6 0.6 6.2 9.5 1.54
14 Wynton Overstreet* 24 1 3 .250 5.76 21 2 0 0 50.0 54 37 32 5 30 1 36 2 0 6 1.680 9.7 0.9 5.4 6.5 1.20
15 Richard Ramont 22 0 2 .000 2
16 William Rochford 25 0 0 2
17 Bob Stoico 23 0 2 .000 5
18 John Stratton 26 0 0 2
19 Robert Wedin* 22 3 10 .231 3.96 22 18 6 0 109.0 100 64 48 5 66 9 62 8 0 5 1.523 8.3 0.4 5.4 5.1 0.94
19 Players 21.6 53 73 .421 4.53 126 126 81 45 5 1103.2 1060 713 556 97 683 50 802 49 4 81 5065 1.579 8.6 0.8 5.6 6.5 1.17
* - 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
Merritt Ranew 69 465 51 12 3 .977 7.48 19
Sidney Goldfader 52 340 39 18 6 .955 7.29 15

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Kopacz 53 417 24 6 40 .987 8.32
Corky Withrow 51 396 28 10 36 .977 8.31
Paul Snyder 12 94 4 3 10 .970 8.17
Sidney Goldfader 10 81 8 2 7 .978 8.90

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Stratton 83 205 217 17 53 .961 5.08
Joe Trenary 33 79 71 10 17 .938 4.55
Ty Clayton 10 23 28 1 7 .981 5.10

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Selinger 90 76 169 29 20 .894 2.72
Edward Kopacz 26 18 44 6 4 .912 2.38

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Denis Menke 85 144 239 37 47 .912 4.51
John Stratton 24 32 89 11 15 .917 5.04
Raymond Reed 21 28 47 11 11 .872 3.57

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mack Jones 108 192 12 10 0 .953 1.89
Horace Garner 88 133 9 5 5 .966 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
Raymond Reed 66 115 7 4 0 .968 1.85
Sidney Goldfader 58 108 4 10 0 .918 1.93
Joe Trenary 52 105 11 2 6 .983 2.23
Corky Withrow 29 44 0 3 0 .936 1.52
Merritt Ranew 22 32 1 1 1 .971 1.50
Orie Wolf 12 27 0 1 0 .964 2.25

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Miller 34 7 18 3 0 .893 0.74
Hank Hemmerly 32 14 42 2 2 .966 1.75
Larry Maxie 31 9 24 5 2 .868 1.06
Donald MacLeod 27 14 36 2 4 .962 1.85
Robert Cleboski 26 2 16 1 1 .947 0.69
Robert Wedin 22 4 24 2 0 .933 1.27
Wynton Overstreet 21 3 7 1 0 .909 0.48
Tony Cloninger 10 2 8 1 1 .909 1.00
Bobby Dudley 8
John Huda 8
Hank Fischer 7
David Fracaro 5
Bob Stoico 5
Dick Kelley 4
Michael Marinko 3
Larry Huebner 2
Richard Ramont 2
William Rochford 2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ty Clayton 21 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Mar 17, 1938 NC, US
Robert Cleboski 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1938
Tony Cloninger 18 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Aug 13, 1940 Lincoln County, NC, US
Bobby Dudley 24 R R 6' 0.0" 193 Feb 23, 1935 Tulsa, OK, US
Hank Fischer 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 11, 1940 Yonkers, NY, US
David Fracaro 20 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Apr 16, 1939 Waukesha, WI, US
Horace Garner 35 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 17, 1923
Sidney Goldfader 27 R R 6' 2.0" 208 Feb 15, 1932 Worcester, MA, US
Hank Hemmerly 24 R L 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 14, 1935 Forest, OH, US
Calloway Henry 26 R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 9, 1933 Chester, PA, US
John Huda 23 L L 6' 0.0" 172 1936
Larry Huebner 20 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 31, 1939 Appleton, WI, US
Mack Jones 20 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 6, 1938 Atlanta, GA, US
Dick Kelley 19 R L 5' 11.0" 174 Jan 8, 1940 Brighton, MA, US
Edward Kopacz 25 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1934
Donald MacLeod 22 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 4, 1937 Needham, MA, US
Michael Marinko 27 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Feb 22, 1932 Bridgeport, CT, US
Larry Maxie 18 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Oct 10, 1940 Upland, CA, US
Denis Menke 18 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 21, 1940 Bancroft, IA, US
Donald Miller 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 21, 1935 Mitchell, IL, US
Wynton Overstreet 24 R L 6' 1.0" 188 1935
Joaquin Perez 21 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1938
Richard Ramont 22 R R 6' 4.0" 185 May 22, 1937 Lansing, MI, US
Merritt Ranew 21 L R 5' 11.0" 170 May 10, 1938 Albany, GA, US
Raymond Reed 30 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Feb 1, 1929 Chattaroy, WV, US
William Rochford 25 L R 5' 10.0" 185 1934
Gary Rushing 21 R R 6' 4.0" 220 May 11, 1938 Nevada City, CA, US
Dick Selinger 23 L R 5' 11.0" 195 1936
Paul Snyder 23 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 11, 1936 Dallastown, PA, US
Bob Stoico 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1936
John Stratton 26 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 13, 1932 San Jose, CA, US
Joe Trenary 23 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 17, 1935 Marshfield, MO, US
Robert Wedin 22 R L 6' 4.0" 195 Feb 21, 1937 Derby, CT, US
Corky Withrow 21 R R 6' 3.0" 197 Nov 28, 1937 High Coal, WV, US
Orie Wolf 22 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 15, 1937 Ephrata, PA, US

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