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1959 Fargo-Moorhead Twins

1959 > Class C > 1959 Northern League
Overall: 64-59
Scored 679 runs, Allowed 689 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-62

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Dee Phillips
Represented: Moorhead, MN and Fargo, ND
Ballpark: Barnett Field (Fargo, ND)
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 Thomas Ballard 20 6 12 2 .167
2 George Banks 20 115 497 389 69 94 12 9 17 68 2 96 84 .242 .396 .450 .845 175 5 4 3
3 Bill Burgess 22 123 500 430 73 96 14 8 10 62 9 62 120 .223 .322 .363 .685 156 1 6 1
4 James Burton 21 27 65 53 6 7 0 1 0 4 0 6 6 .132 .233 .170 .403 9 1 5 0
5 John Christiansen* 21 63 239 164 24 33 4 0 2 25 1 64 52 .201 .434 .262 .696 43 5 4 2
6 Lawrence DelMargo 20 29 91 72 7 10 0 0 0 7 0 12 30 .139 .262 .139 .401 10 0 7 0
7 Paul Dolinsky 21 84 309 257 45 75 11 3 3 40 0 45 36 .292 .391 .393 .784 101 0 2 5
8 Richard Dumas 20 5 9 1 .111
9 Fabio Fiallo 22 121 572 453 101 130 13 6 7 66 5 107 42 .287 .426 .389 .814 176 4 6 2
10 Arthur Henriksen 20 16 15 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 4 .111 .429 .111 .540 1 0 1 0
11 James Horsford 20 11 20 18 4 5 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 .278 .316 .389 .705 7 0 1 0
12 Curtis Johnson 28 82 241 211 28 43 8 1 2 26 1 21 35 .204 .284 .280 .564 59 3 5 1
13 Duane Kinart 21 1 1 0 .000
14 John Kopp 23 2 1 0 .000
15 Harry Mayo* 21 24 96 69 13 20 2 1 0 11 0 25 6 .290 .484 .348 .832 24 1 1 0
16 Henry Mora 21 5 3 2 .667
17 Charles Parmelee* 21 79 333 286 55 83 14 7 9 48 1 42 62 .290 .383 .483 .865 138 2 1 2
18 Ronald Paul 22 108 448 395 50 101 20 0 4 61 4 43 79 .256 .329 .337 .666 133 2 4 4
19 Joe Pepitone* 18 123 570 508 97 144 35 12 14 87 7 43 102 .283 .345 .482 .827 245 7 7 5
20 Roy Peterson 22 18 35 30 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 4 12 .167 .265 .167 .431 5 0 1 0
21 Dee Phillips 40 8 17 3 .176
22 Robert Purvis 23 17 19 18 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .222 .222 .222 .444 4 0 1 0
23 Rudolph Stoehr# 20 2 4 0 .000
24 Hal Stowe* 21 13 42 33 4 9 1 0 0 2 0 4 16 .273 .368 .303 .671 10 1 4 0
25 Thomas Walker# 22 6 2 0 .000
26 Dooley Womack* 19 43 90 73 15 20 5 0 0 11 0 9 6 .274 .349 .342 .692 25 0 7 1
27 Charles Ziegenbein* 23 14 15 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .000 .077 .000 .077 0 0 2 0
28 Bud Zipfel* 20 123 553 480 79 144 27 11 17 104 2 59 55 .300 .378 .508 .886 244 4 5 5
28 Players 21.2 123 4822 4007 679 1031 171 58 85 637 32 668 789 .257 .366 .393 .759 1573 40 75 32
* - 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 Thomas Ballard 20 2 1 .667 6.60 6 4 1 0 30.0 43 26 22 1 20 14 2 0 4 2.100 12.9 0.3 6.0 4.2 0.70
2 James Burton 21 11 8 .579 3.54 27 22 11 2 160.0 147 76 63 17 71 115 3 0 10 1.362 8.3 1.0 4.0 6.5 1.62
3 Lawrence DelMargo 20 15 7 .682 3.92 29 27 16 2 202.0 202 117 88 12 86 145 5 1 8 1.426 9.0 0.5 3.8 6.5 1.69
4 Richard Dumas* 20 0 3 .000 5
5 Arthur Henriksen 20 2 5 .286 7.36 15 5 0 0 44.0 49 39 36 5 31 37 2 0 7 1.818 10.0 1.0 6.3 7.6 1.19
6 James Horsford 20 2 5 .286 6.58 10 7 2 0 52.0 64 43 38 7 35 24 4 0 6 1.904 11.1 1.2 6.1 4.2 0.69
7 Curtis Johnson 28 3 3 .500 7.30 32 0 0 0 53.0 60 49 43 8 54 43 2 0 5 2.151 10.2 1.4 9.2 7.3 0.80
8 Duane Kinart 21 0 0 1
9 John Kopp 23 0 0 2
10 Henry Mora 21 1 1 .500 5
11 Roy Peterson 22 6 4 .600 4.72 17 10 7 0 80.0 87 52 42 13 27 60 3 0 9 1.425 9.8 1.5 3.0 6.8 2.22
12 Robert Purvis 23 3 7 .300 5.89 15 7 0 0 55.0 58 40 36 4 39 41 1 0 5 1.764 9.5 0.7 6.4 6.7 1.05
13 Rudolph Stoehr 20 0 0 2
14 Hal Stowe* 21 5 4 .556 2.75 13 10 5 2 95.0 81 35 29 7 33 90 3 0 1 1.200 7.7 0.7 3.1 8.5 2.73
15 Thomas Walker 22 1 1 .500 6
16 Dooley Womack 19 13 9 .591 4.50 31 22 9 1 172.0 175 102 86 18 80 129 4 1 9 1.483 9.2 0.9 4.2 6.8 1.61
17 Charles Ziegenbein* 23 0 1 .000 6.82 14 2 0 0 33.0 32 31 25 2 29 16 2 0 3 1.848 8.7 0.5 7.9 4.4 0.55
17 Players 21.3 64 59 .520 123 123 689
* - 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
Paul Dolinsky 70 459 24 6 3 .988 6.90 10
John Christiansen 55 344 21 10 2 .973 6.64 11

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Zipfel 123 1086 64 24 109 .980 9.35

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fabio Fiallo 121 262 341 20 95 .968 4.98

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Banks 115 76 215 40 33 .879 2.53

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Burgess 123 217 398 46 76 .930 5.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Pepitone 123 273 14 9 3 .970 2.33
Ronald Paul 108 141 14 3 2 .981 1.44
Charles Parmelee 70 128 4 4 0 .971 1.89
Curtis Johnson 49 66 2 2 1 .971 1.39
Harry Mayo 20 24 3 1 0 .964 1.35

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Curtis Johnson 32 4 10 1 1 .933 0.44
Dooley Womack 31 7 39 3 2 .939 1.48
Lawrence DelMargo 29 8 35 4 3 .915 1.48
James Burton 27 10 31 0 2 1.000 1.52
Roy Peterson 17 3 14 3 0 .850 1.00
Arthur Henriksen 15 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.53
Robert Purvis 15 1 10 1 0 .917 0.73
Charles Ziegenbein 14 2 9 1 0 .917 0.79
Hal Stowe 13 4 14 1 0 .947 1.38
James Horsford 10 1 19 0 3 1.000 2.00
Thomas Ballard 6 0.00
Thomas Walker 6 0.00
Richard Dumas 5 0.00
Henry Mora 5 0.00
John Kopp 2 0.00
Rudolph Stoehr 2 0.00
Duane Kinart 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Thomas Ballard 20 R R 6' 1.0" 188 1939
George Banks 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 24, 1938 Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Bill Burgess 22 R R 5' 10.0" 173 1937
James Burton 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1938
John Christiansen 21 L R 5' 10.0" 190 1938
Lawrence DelMargo 20 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Jan 16, 1939 Trinidad, CO, US
Paul Dolinsky 21 R R 5' 11.0" 189 1938
Richard Dumas 20 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 23, 1939 Detroit, MI, US
Fabio Fiallo 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1937
Arthur Henriksen 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1939
James Horsford 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 30, 1938 Santurce, PR
Curtis Johnson 28 R R 6' 2.0" 179 1931
Duane Kinart 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1938
John Kopp 23 R R 6' 0.0" 183 1936
Harry Mayo 21 L L 5' 8.0" 160 1938
Henry Mora 21 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Apr 15, 1938
Charles Parmelee 21 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1938
Ronald Paul 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1937
Joe Pepitone 18 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 9, 1940 Brooklyn, NY, US
Roy Peterson 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1937
Dee Phillips 40 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Jun 8, 1919 Corsicana, TX, US
Robert Purvis 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1936
Rudolph Stoehr 20 S R 6' 5.0" 180 1939
Hal Stowe 21 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 29, 1937 Gastonia, NC, US
Thomas Walker 22 S R 6' 3.0" 209 1937
Dooley Womack 19 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 25, 1939 Columbia, SC, US
Charles Ziegenbein 23 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1936
Bud Zipfel 20 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 18, 1938 Belleville, IL, US

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