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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 55 11 3 0 0 .200 .255 14
3 Virgil Brinson 23 7 5 2 .400
4 Larry Bulla 21 128 434 102 11 3 0 .235 .274 119
5 Roy Chambers 27 84 235 65 8 7 2 .277 .396 93
6 Gene Elliott 25 119 449 119 20 7 11 .265 .414 186
7 William Fazekas 22 26 33 10 1 1 0 .303 .394 13
8 Thomas Gansauer# 19 18 29 6 1 0 0 .207 .241 7
9 Olen Hancock 36 4 7 1 .143
10 Kent Hathaway* 24 85 231 45 5 1 3 .195 .264 61
11 Robert Healey 21 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Reggie Heavener* 21 64 203 47 13 2 2 .232 .345 70
13 Hurley Hicks? 32 8 11 1 .091
14 Garry Holmes* 20 29 45 6 0 0 0 .133 .133 6
15 Bobby Ledford* 23 72 262 63 9 5 1 .240 .324 85
16 Gerald Lis 22 20 25 5 0 0 0 .200 .200 5
17 Wayne Newberry 21 64 181 36 6 4 7 .199 .392 71
18 Thomas Newton 21 103 297 75 8 1 3 .253 .316 94
19 Peter Olsen 25 44 51 11 3 0 0 .216 .275 14
20 June Raines 20 6 17 3 0 0 0 .176 .176 3
21 John Skorupski 25 33 116 24 4 0 4 .207 .345 40
22 Frank Slusser 23 8 14 3 .214
23 Dave Tyriver 21 19 34 4 2 0 0 .118 .176 6
24 Jerry Walters 19 36 43 7 0 0 0 .163 .163 7
25 Jim Weaver* 20 24 39 6 1 1 1 .154 .308 12
26 Jerome Webb* 21 131 481 110 17 4 13 .229 .362 174
27 Mike White 20 117 424 119 15 5 3 .281 .361 153
28 Billy Williams* 27 45 173 41 5 5 1 .237 .341 59
29 William Williamson* 24 103 358 105 17 6 9 .293 .450 161
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 42.0 27 22 19 2 23 1.190 5.8 0.4 4.9
4 William Fazekas 22 1 8 .111 4.37 25 15 103.0 90 63 50 10 56 1.417 7.9 0.9 4.9
5 Thomas Gansauer* 19 4 8 .333 3.71 18 10 85.0 71 52 35 7 37 1.271 7.5 0.7 3.9
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 30.0 28 22 14 4 10 1.267 8.4 1.2 3.0
10 Garry Holmes* 20 8 6 .571 3.24 28 19 136.0 93 69 49 5 105 1.456 6.2 0.3 6.9
11 Gerald Lis 22 2 9 .182 4.85 19 12 78.0 82 56 42 7 41 1.577 9.5 0.8 4.7
12 Peter Olsen* 25 10 11 .476 4.42 43 11 159.0 163 100 78 14 77 1.509 9.2 0.8 4.4
13 Frank Slusser 23 1 4 .200 5.52 7 4 31.0 40 22 19 2 12 1.677 11.6 0.6 3.5
14 Dave Tyriver 21 8 5 .615 3.34 19 13 97.0 76 52 36 8 53 1.330 7.1 0.7 4.9
15 Jerry Walters 19 5 12 .294 5.59 36 20 148.0 170 101 92 13 61 1.561 10.3 0.8 3.7
16 Jim Weaver* 20 9 5 .643 3.05 24 17 127.0 118 51 43 5 76 1.528 8.4 0.4 5.4
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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Peter Olsen 43 0.00
Jerry Walters 36 0.00
Garry Holmes 28 0.00
William Fazekas 25 0.00
Jim Weaver 24 0.00
Gerald Lis 19 0.00
Dave Tyriver 19 0.00
Thomas Gansauer 18 0.00
Hurley Hicks 8 0.00
Virgil Brinson 7 0.00
Frank Slusser 7 0.00
Olen Hancock 4 0.00
Robert Healey 4 0.00
Bruce Andrews 2 0.00

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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