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1959 Burlington Indians

1959 > Class B > 1959 Carolina League
Overall: 49-81
Scored 566 runs, Allowed 659 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-74

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Pinky May
Represented: Burlington, NC
Ballpark: n/a
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 Bruce Andrews? -- 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Clarence Bartunek 24 19 62 55 6 11 3 0 0 7 0 6 21 .200 .274 .255 .529 14 0 0 1 0
3 Virgil Brinson 23 7 5 2 .400
4 Larry Bulla 21 128 539 434 60 102 11 3 0 32 5 87 46 .235 .367 .274 .642 119 5 11 2 1
5 Roy Chambers 27 84 255 235 28 65 8 7 2 21 2 14 38 .277 .324 .396 .720 93 3 2 1 1
6 Gene Elliott 25 119 504 449 60 119 20 7 11 62 3 44 69 .265 .331 .414 .745 186 1 8 2 2
7 William Fazekas 22 26 39 33 3 10 1 1 0 1 0 4 14 .303 .378 .394 .772 13 0 2 0 0
8 Thomas Gansauer# 19 18 35 29 2 6 1 0 0 3 1 5 4 .207 .324 .241 .565 7 0 1 0 0
9 Olen Hancock 36 4 7 1 .143
10 Kent Hathaway* 24 85 269 231 26 45 5 1 3 33 5 31 31 .195 .301 .264 .565 61 4 3 0 2
11 Robert Healey 21 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Reggie Heavener* 21 64 238 203 24 47 13 2 2 28 2 33 30 .232 .340 .345 .685 70 1 0 1 1
13 Hurley Hicks? 32 8 11 1 .091
14 Garry Holmes* 20 29 53 45 4 6 0 0 0 2 0 7 10 .133 .250 .133 .383 6 0 1 0 0
15 Bobby Ledford* 23 72 318 262 42 63 9 5 1 26 3 48 35 .240 .358 .324 .682 85 1 5 2 0
16 Gerald Lis 22 20 27 25 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 .200 .192 .200 .392 5 0 1 1 0
17 Wayne Newberry 21 64 213 181 35 36 6 4 7 29 5 29 64 .199 .311 .392 .704 71 1 1 1 0
18 Thomas Newton 21 103 348 297 31 75 8 1 3 29 6 39 40 .253 .343 .316 .660 94 4 4 4 3
19 Peter Olsen 25 44 63 51 4 11 3 0 0 2 0 9 23 .216 .333 .275 .608 14 0 3 0 0
20 June Raines 20 6 17 3 0 0 0 .176 .176 3
21 John Skorupski 25 33 135 116 13 24 4 0 4 15 3 17 35 .207 .313 .345 .658 40 1 1 0 0
22 Frank Slusser 23 8 14 3 .214
23 Dave Tyriver 21 19 41 34 1 4 2 0 0 4 0 3 9 .118 .184 .176 .361 6 0 3 1 0
24 Jerry Walters 19 36 50 43 1 7 0 0 0 4 0 5 26 .163 .250 .163 .413 7 0 2 0 0
25 Jim Weaver* 20 24 46 39 6 6 1 1 1 3 0 2 10 .154 .214 .308 .522 12 1 4 0 0
26 Jerome Webb* 21 131 529 481 49 110 17 4 13 70 3 36 87 .229 .282 .362 .644 174 2 5 5 6
27 Mike White 20 117 499 424 75 119 15 5 3 39 20 62 49 .281 .370 .361 .731 153 2 5 6 0
28 Billy Williams* 27 45 194 173 27 41 5 5 1 25 9 17 27 .237 .320 .341 .661 59 4 0 0 0
29 William Williamson* 24 103 418 358 62 105 17 6 9 55 5 54 70 .293 .386 .450 .835 161 1 3 2 1
29 Players 22.6 131 4912 4263 566 1027 149 53 60 490 69 28 550 803 .241 .326 .343 .669 1462 68 31 17
* - 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 Bruce Andrews? -- 0 2 .000 2
2 Virgil Brinson 23 0 1 .000 7
3 Roy Chambers 27 0 3 .000 4.07 15 3 1 0 42.0 27 22 19 2 23 1 30 2 1 1 1.190 5.8 0.4 4.9 6.4 1.30
4 William Fazekas 22 1 8 .111 4.37 25 15 2 0 103.0 90 63 50 10 56 0 7 4 0 4 1.417 7.9 0.9 4.9 0.6 0.13
5 Thomas Gansauer* 19 4 8 .333 3.71 18 10 2 1 85.0 71 52 35 7 37 3 48 4 1 3 1.271 7.5 0.7 3.9 5.1 1.30
6 Olen Hancock 36 1 2 .333 4
7 Robert Healey 21 0 1 .000 4
8 Reggie Heavener? 21 0 1 .000 3
9 Hurley Hicks? 32 0 3 .000 4.20 8 1 0 0 30.0 28 22 14 4 10 1 14 0 0 1 1.267 8.4 1.2 3.0 4.2 1.40
10 Garry Holmes* 20 8 6 .571 3.24 28 19 5 2 136.0 93 69 49 5 105 3 141 5 0 15 1.456 6.2 0.3 6.9 9.3 1.34
11 Gerald Lis 22 2 9 .182 4.85 19 12 3 0 78.0 82 56 42 7 41 0 58 7 0 3 1.577 9.5 0.8 4.7 6.7 1.41
12 Peter Olsen* 25 10 11 .476 4.42 43 11 4 1 159.0 163 100 78 14 77 7 130 4 0 18 1.509 9.2 0.8 4.4 7.4 1.69
13 Frank Slusser 23 1 4 .200 5.52 7 4 1 0 31.0 40 22 19 2 12 0 16 2 0 1 1.677 11.6 0.6 3.5 4.6 1.33
14 Dave Tyriver 21 8 5 .615 3.34 19 13 6 1 97.0 76 52 36 8 53 1 90 2 2 10 1.330 7.1 0.7 4.9 8.4 1.70
15 Jerry Walters 19 5 12 .294 5.59 36 20 7 0 148.0 170 101 92 13 61 1 97 1 1 5 1.561 10.3 0.8 3.7 5.9 1.59
16 Jim Weaver* 20 9 5 .643 3.05 24 17 5 4 127.0 118 51 43 5 76 1 99 3 1 7 1.528 8.4 0.4 5.4 7.0 1.30
16 Players 21.9 49 81 .377 3.99 131 131 95 36 9 1118.0 1044 659 496 97 586 20 841 34 5 67 4948 1.458 8.4 0.8 4.7 6.8 1.44
* - 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
Thomas Newton 98 598 63 16 7 .976 6.74 11
Roy Chambers 32 149 17 5 0 .971 5.19 11
Jerome Webb 14 70 9 4 1 .952 5.64 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerome Webb 116 940 51 20 84 .980 8.54
William Williamson 16 145 9 3 12 .981 9.63

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Elliott 117 235 260 23 67 .956 4.23
John Skorupski 13 33 22 4 7 .932 4.23

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike White 114 125 204 35 19 .904 2.89
Roy Chambers 12 11 17 6 2 .824 2.33

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Bulla 128 198 335 39 54 .932 4.16

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Williamson 82 116 5 3 2 .976 1.48
Bobby Ledford 72 168 13 12 1 .938 2.51
Kent Hathaway 66 94 5 6 0 .943 1.50
Reggie Heavener 60 81 7 6 1 .936 1.47
Billy Williams 45 87 4 4 0 .958 2.02
Wayne Newberry 43 83 8 4 0 .958 2.12
Roy Chambers 26 30 2 2 0 .941 1.23
John Skorupski 16 30 4 0 0 1.000 2.13
Clarence Bartunek 15 22 2 2 0 .923 1.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Peter Olsen 43 8 21 4 0 .879 0.67
Jerry Walters 36 7 12 3 1 .864 0.53
Garry Holmes 28 1 28 2 2 .935 1.04
William Fazekas 25 3 14 1 0 .944 0.68
Jim Weaver 24 1 23 2 1 .923 1.00
Gerald Lis 19 4 22 3 2 .897 1.37
Dave Tyriver 19 6 24 2 1 .938 1.58
Thomas Gansauer 18 3 11 2 2 .875 0.78
Roy Chambers 15 0 7 2 0 .778 0.47
Hurley Hicks 8
Virgil Brinson 7
Frank Slusser 7
Olen Hancock 4
Robert Healey 4
Bruce Andrews 2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bruce Andrews -- Unknown
Clarence Bartunek 24 R 6' 0.0" 185 1935
Virgil Brinson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 179 1936
Larry Bulla 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1938
Roy Chambers 27 R R 6' 1.0" 186 1932
Gene Elliott 25 R 5' 10.0" 170 1934
William Fazekas 22 R R 6' 1.0" 205 1937
Thomas Gansauer 19 S L 6' 0.0" 185 1940
Olen Hancock 36 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 28, 1922
Kent Hathaway 24 L 6' 0.0" 180 1935
Robert Healey 21 R R 6' 2.0" 184 Jul 26, 1937 Cleveland, OH, US
Reggie Heavener 21 L 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Hurley Hicks 32 Aug 10, 1926
Garry Holmes 20 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1939
Bobby Ledford 23 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1936
Gerald Lis 22 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1937
Wayne Newberry 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1938
Thomas Newton 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1938
Peter Olsen 25 R L 6' 5.0" 205 1934
June Raines 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 9, 1938
John Skorupski 25 R R 6' 1.0" 192 1934
Frank Slusser 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1936
Dave Tyriver 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 31, 1937 Oshkosh, WI, US
Jerry Walters 19 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1940
Jim Weaver 20 L L 6' 0.0" 178 Feb 19, 1939 Lancaster, PA, US
Jerome Webb 21 L R 6' 6.0" 220 1938
Mike White 20 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 18, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
Billy Williams 27 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Jun 13, 1932 Newberry, SC, US
William Williamson 24 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1935

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