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1959 Richmond Virginians

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 International League
Overall: 76-78
Scored 592 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-80

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Richmond, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Ossie Alvarez 25 20 50 43 6 9 0 0 0 2 0 5 3 .209 .292 .209 .501 9 0 2 0 0
2 Tony Asaro 23 53 184 171 13 37 5 0 0 6 5 8 23 .216 .251 .246 .497 42 0 5 0 0
3 Mike Baxes 28 100 329 283 34 54 12 1 2 14 2 41 51 .191 .297 .261 .558 74 2 2 1 3
4 William Bethel 29 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Clete Boyer 22 64 259 228 31 51 6 1 12 36 3 24 43 .224 .301 .417 .717 95 2 3 2 3
6 Fritz Brickell 24 86 337 308 34 76 15 1 8 41 3 23 42 .247 .299 .380 .678 117 1 2 3 2
7 Jim Bronstad 23 18 43 38 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 16 .105 .150 .132 .282 5 0 3 0 0
8 Jim Command* 30 16 44 41 4 7 2 0 0 3 0 3 3 .171 .227 .220 .447 9 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
9 Glenn Cox 28 38 62 57 5 11 0 0 3 9 0 5 20 .193 .258 .351 .609 20 0 0 0 0
10 Robert Deakin* 25 98 358 308 34 72 11 4 2 21 5 40 36 .234 .324 .315 .639 97 2 6 2 1
11 Edward Dick# 22 41 44 42 6 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 11 .190 .190 .190 .381 8 0 2 0 0
12 Ben Flowers 32 35 37 31 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 15 .129 .206 .129 .335 4 0 3 0 0
13 John Gabler# 28 4 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Eli Grba 24 30 22 21 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 8 .190 .227 .238 .465 5 0 0 0 0
15 Johnny James* 25 70 27 21 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .048 .130 .048 .178 1 0 4 0 0
16 Darrell Johnson 30 94 333 316 22 69 8 0 4 28 1 14 36 .218 .249 .282 .531 89 0 0 3 5
17 Deron Johnson 20 154 641 556 85 155 23 6 25 90 5 66 86 .279 .355 .477 .831 265 5 4 10 14
18 Rod Kanehl 25 5 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Frank Leja* 23 149 583 499 61 124 17 3 23 81 1 68 106 .248 .339 .433 .771 216 3 7 6 7
20 Bob Martyn* 28 110 391 356 49 105 17 6 3 38 5 31 54 .295 .353 .402 .755 143 1 3 0 4
21 Zach Monroe 27 25 59 51 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 18 .078 .130 .078 .208 4 0 5 0 0
22 Lamar North 30 8 20 4 .200
23 Jim Pisoni 29 89 321 274 35 57 11 2 10 33 4 36 69 .208 .297 .372 .669 102 1 4 6 4
24 Jack Reed 26 149 598 542 78 142 24 7 7 36 19 37 59 .262 .312 .371 .683 201 3 15 1 5
25 Curt Roberts 29 138 566 500 84 148 34 1 11 56 11 42 56 .296 .352 .434 .786 217 3 17 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
26 Richard Sanders 28 43 139 118 20 24 3 1 3 14 0 18 29 .203 .312 .322 .634 38 1 1 1 3
27 Billy Shantz 31 77 242 212 16 49 7 1 0 19 0 24 27 .231 .313 .274 .586 58 2 2 2 7
28 Bill Short* 21 27 67 59 2 10 1 0 0 4 0 3 29 .169 .210 .186 .396 11 0 5 0 0
29 Bill Stafford 19 23 27 23 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 .087 .125 .130 .255 3 0 3 0 0
30 Gerry Thomas* 28 90 300 261 34 78 10 3 8 45 1 28 25 .299 .361 .452 .814 118 1 4 6 1
31 Jack Urban 30 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Bob Wiesler# 28 37 68 58 5 9 3 0 0 4 0 4 3 .155 .222 .207 .429 12 1 5 0 1
33 Gordie Windhorn 25 8 29 3 5 2 0 0 1 .172 .241 7
33 Players 25.9 154 5641 4984 592 1174 182 36 111 536 56 497 836 .236 .306 .353 .659 1761 25 92 43
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 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 William Bethel 29 0 1 .000 2
2 Arnold Briggs* 23 0 0 3
3 Jim Bronstad 23 6 8 .429 2.55 18 18 5 1 120.0 101 51 34 2 36 6 60 6 0 1 1.142 7.6 0.2 2.7 4.5 1.67
4 Glenn Cox 28 4 4 .500 3.20 26 7 0 0 118.0 105 49 42 11 42 5 65 0 0 6 1.246 8.0 0.8 3.2 5.0 1.55
5 Edward Dick* 22 7 10 .412 4.80 29 18 3 1 105.0 122 59 56 8 50 7 77 3 0 2 1.638 10.5 0.7 4.3 6.6 1.54
6 Ben Flowers 32 2 6 .250 3.64 35 15 2 1 131.0 115 65 53 12 41 4 72 4 0 5 1.191 7.9 0.8 2.8 4.9 1.76
7 John Gabler 28 0 2 .000 5.40 4 15.0 23 13 9 4 4 1.800 13.8 2.4 2.4 1.00
8 Eli Grba 24 5 1 .833 2.83 30 2 1 0 86.0 76 29 27 6 27 4 72 2 0 4 1.198 8.0 0.6 2.8 7.5 2.67
9 Johnny James 25 9 6 .600 2.06 70 0 0 0 131.0 101 37 30 8 57 7 85 2 0 5 1.206 6.9 0.5 3.9 5.8 1.49
10 Jack McMahan* 26 1 0 1.000 2
11 Zach Monroe 27 10 11 .476 2.51 25 23 8 1 172.0 149 69 48 8 62 5 91 5 0 4 1.227 7.8 0.4 3.2 4.8 1.47
12 Jim Post* 33 2 2 .500 10
13 Bill Short* 21 17 6 .739 2.48 27 26 10 3 178.0 142 58 49 12 62 5 133 2 1 10 1.146 7.2 0.6 3.1 6.7 2.15
14 Bill Stafford 19 1 8 .111 6.17 23 12 2 0 86.0 115 66 59 11 28 4 49 5 2 2 1.663 12.0 1.2 2.9 5.1 1.75
15 Jack Urban 30 0 1 .000 5
16 Bob Wiesler* 28 12 12 .500 4.65 34 27 7 0 155.0 157 96 80 9 77 5 84 3 0 9 1.510 9.1 0.5 4.5 4.9 1.09
16 Players 25.4 76 78 .494 154 154 615

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Darrell Johnson 89 502 56 11 11 .981 6.27 9
Billy Shantz 63 341 38 3 5 .992 6.02 4
Jim Command 11 64 11 0 3 1.000 6.82 2 Stats for 2 teams

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Leja 149 1376 110 21 125 .986 9.97
Gerry Thomas 10 52 6 0 3 1.000 5.80

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Curt Roberts 133 313 353 9 90 .987 5.01 Stats for 2 teams
Robert Deakin 89 186 247 13 69 .971 4.87
Tony Asaro 36 77 92 9 18 .949 4.69
Mike Baxes 16 30 38 3 7 .958 4.25
Fritz Brickell 13 25 30 1 8 .982 4.23

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Deron Johnson 68 51 146 15 13 .929 2.90
Mike Baxes 44 25 83 8 3 .931 2.45
Richard Sanders 40 29 62 8 4 .919 2.28
Tony Asaro 10 12 17 1 2 .967 2.90
Clete Boyer 10 9 28 1 4 .974 3.70

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fritz Brickell 68 123 223 16 45 .956 5.09
Clete Boyer 56 93 173 16 34 .943 4.75
Mike Baxes 30 54 76 16 14 .890 4.33

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Reed 144 299 10 8 1 .975 2.15
Deron Johnson 113 144 7 3 0 .981 1.34
Bob Martyn 95 139 6 6 5 .960 1.53
Jim Pisoni 83 157 7 6 0 .965 1.98
Gerry Thomas 72 86 8 5 2 .949 1.31

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny James 70 6 23 1 1 .967 0.41
Ben Flowers 35 3 29 3 2 .914 0.91
Bob Wiesler 34 6 38 4 3 .917 1.29
Eli Grba 30 5 13 0 0 1.000 0.60
Edward Dick 29 8 21 5 2 .853 1.00
Bill Short 27 13 29 3 2 .933 1.56
Glenn Cox 26 2 23 2 0 .926 0.96
Zach Monroe 25 12 44 3 1 .949 2.24
Bill Stafford 23 6 24 0 1 1.000 1.30
Jim Bronstad 18 8 28 3 1 .923 2.00
Jim Post 10 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.30
Jack Urban 5 0.00
John Gabler 4 0.00
Arnold Briggs 3 0.00
William Bethel 2 0.00
Jack McMahan 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ossie Alvarez 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 19, 1933 Bolondron, CU
Tony Asaro 23 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 16, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Mike Baxes 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 18, 1930 San Francisco, CA, US
William Bethel 29 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Apr 29, 1930 Corpus Christi, TX, US
Clete Boyer 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Feb 9, 1937 Cassville, MO, US
Fritz Brickell 24 R R 5' 5.0" 157 Mar 19, 1935 Wichita, KS, US
Arnold Briggs 23 R L 6' 1.0" 195 1936
Jim Bronstad 23 R R 6' 3.0" 196 Jun 22, 1936 Fort Worth, TX, US
Jim Command 30 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 15, 1928 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Glenn Cox 28 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 3, 1931 Montebello, CA, US
Robert Deakin 25 L R 5' 8.0" 165 1934
Edward Dick 22 S L 6' 2.0" 188 Nov 20, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Ben Flowers 32 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jun 15, 1927 Wilson, NC, US
John Gabler 28 S R 6' 2.0" 165 Oct 2, 1930 Kansas City, MO, US
Eli Grba 24 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 9, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Johnny James 25 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 23, 1933 Bonners Ferry, ID, US
Darrell Johnson 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 25, 1928 Horace, NE, US
Deron Johnson 20 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 17, 1938 San Diego, CA, US
Rod Kanehl 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 1, 1934 Wichita, KS, US
Frank Leja 23 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 7, 1936 Holyoke, MA, US
Bob Martyn 28 L R 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 15, 1930 Weiser, ID, US
Jack McMahan 26 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 25, 1932 Hot Springs, AR, US
Zach Monroe 27 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Jul 8, 1931 Peoria, IL, US
Lamar North 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 20, 1929
Jim Pisoni 29 R R 5' 10.0" 169 Aug 14, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Jim Post 33 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 2, 1926
Jack Reed 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 2, 1933 Silver City, MS, US
Curt Roberts 29 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 16, 1929 Pineland, TX, US
Richard Sanders 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1931
Billy Shantz 31 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Jul 31, 1927 Pottstown, PA, US
Bill Short 21 L L 5' 9.0" 170 Nov 27, 1937 Kingston, NY, US
Bill Stafford 19 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Aug 13, 1939 Catskill, NY, US
Gerry Thomas 28 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 21, 1930 Elon, VA, US
Jack Urban 30 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Dec 5, 1928 Omaha, NE, US
Bob Wiesler 28 S L 6' 3.0" 188 Aug 13, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Gordie Windhorn 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 19, 1933 Watseka, IL, US

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