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1961 Alpine Cowboys

1961 > Class D > 1961 Sophomore League
Overall: 62-63
Scored 817 runs, Allowed 754 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-58

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Mel Parnell
Represented: Alpine, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 9,392
Other Years: 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 Doug Anderson 19 36 55 51 8 11 2 0 1 7 0 0 3 21 .216 .259 .314 .573 16 0 1 0
2 Joseph Cammarata 19 119 529 452 98 145 28 7 7 59 12 5 73 71 .321 .414 .460 .875 208 0 3 1
3 Harvey Casey 23 20 31 25 6 4 0 0 1 6 0 0 5 7 .160 .300 .280 .580 7 0 1 0
4 Walter Christiana 19 25 37 31 4 11 3 2 0 8 0 0 3 6 .355 .417 .581 .997 18 1 1 1
5 William Cox 19 30 85 74 9 13 3 2 2 11 0 0 10 39 .176 .282 .351 .634 26 1 0 0
6 Darrell Farrar 20 47 185 164 30 45 13 3 2 24 0 2 15 34 .274 .341 .427 .767 70 2 3 1
7 Rocco Giordano 23 26 77 66 9 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 9 29 .091 .211 .091 .301 6 1 1 0
8 Bobby Guindon* 17 64 259 213 43 61 15 5 5 43 7 0 40 50 .286 .401 .474 .875 101 2 2 2
9 John Harmon 21 119 517 406 90 119 8 9 17 87 15 2 97 69 .293 .425 .483 .908 196 2 4 8
10 Frederick Hatter* 19 26 66 53 8 7 1 0 1 2 0 0 9 33 .132 .254 .208 .462 11 0 3 1
11 Richard Johnson* 20 26 69 55 9 14 3 0 0 11 0 0 13 13 .255 .397 .309 .706 17 0 1 0
12 Dalton Jones* 17 77 334 286 58 92 18 8 6 48 15 3 34 38 .322 .399 .503 .902 144 4 8 2
13 Ernest Kumerow 21 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Stewart MacDonald 18 14 36 31 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 .161 .182 .161 .343 5 0 3 1
15 Darrell Massey 19 6 5 1 .200
16 Richard Matern 22 90 367 289 66 85 9 4 13 79 0 1 63 92 .294 .422 .488 .910 141 6 2 7
17 James Mitchell 19 48 153 120 22 25 4 1 3 18 0 0 28 47 .208 .364 .333 .698 40 2 2 1
18 Burdette Morago 23 4 13 5 .385
19 John Morreale 20 38 161 140 21 33 3 1 0 9 4 0 18 30 .236 .329 .271 .601 38 2 0 1
20 Jim Moser 19 21 47 46 6 7 2 0 3 8 0 0 0 17 .152 .152 .391 .543 18 0 1 0
21 Kenneth Porter* 20 16 14 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 .111 .429 .111 .540 1 0 0 0
22 Kenneth Purcell 23 70 234 187 38 42 9 0 5 33 0 2 35 45 .225 .364 .353 .717 66 7 3 2
23 Don Sears 22 119 562 470 102 132 20 9 2 71 16 2 84 67 .281 .391 .374 .766 176 3 2 3
24 James Shields* 24 5 4 1 .250
25 Pete Smith 21 15 30 25 5 7 1 1 0 4 0 0 4 5 .280 .379 .400 .779 10 0 1 0
26 Ronald Thompson 20 118 472 420 79 113 22 3 24 102 3 2 39 76 .269 .325 .507 .832 213 0 4 9
27 Jimmy Tyer* 19 11 30 28 8 7 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 4 .250 .300 .250 .550 7 0 0 0
28 William Whalen 21 19 19 14 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 7 .286 .474 .286 .759 4 1 0 0
29 Lawrence Wieck# 18 89 337 271 48 71 12 5 10 46 2 3 59 90 .262 .398 .454 .852 123 3 3 1
30 Thomas Yost* 19 57 208 163 31 38 8 2 3 26 1 1 40 57 .233 .394 .362 .756 59 4 0 1
30 Players 19.9 125 4945 4115 817 1105 184 62 105 716 77 24 696 965 .269 .377 .420 .796 1728 76 42 50 42
* - 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 Doug Anderson 19 6 12 .333 7.08 27 16 8 0 122.0 166 119 96 14 55 105 3 1 16 1.811 12.2 1.0 4.1 7.7 1.91
2 Harvey Casey 23 5 4 .556 6.26 18 7 4 0 69.0 98 60 48 3 43 60 4 0 8 2.043 12.8 0.4 5.6 7.8 1.40
3 Walter Christiana* 19 5 6 .455 6.72 21 12 3 0 79.0 83 67 59 3 74 74 1 0 7 1.987 9.5 0.3 8.4 8.4 1.00
4 Stephen Cottrell 19 0 0 27.00 1 0 1.0 3 3 3 1 1 0 4.000 27.0 9.0 9.0
5 Rocco Giordano 23 12 9 .571 3.39 25 24 10 1 175.0 153 114 66 10 109 199 8 1 14 1.497 7.9 0.5 5.6 10.2 1.83
6 Frederick Hatter* 19 10 11 .476 5.11 25 24 15 3 155.0 132 101 88 6 120 201 15 3 17 1.626 7.7 0.3 7.0 11.7 1.68
7 Richard Johnson 20 0 0 1 0
8 Ernest Kumerow* 21 0 0 9.69 5 0 13.0 21 20 14 3 6 0 2.077 14.5 2.1 4.2
9 Stewart MacDonald 18 6 4 .600 3.53 13 8 7 0 79.0 65 36 31 3 37 87 1 0 8 1.291 7.4 0.3 4.2 9.9 2.35
10 Darrell Massey* 19 1 0 1.000 2.77 3 3 13.0 5 6 4 1 13 0 1.385 3.5 0.7 9.0
11 Burdette Morago 23 1 1 .500 4.50 2 2 14.0 17 14 7 3 4 0 1.500 10.9 1.9 2.6
12 Jim Moser 19 5 7 .417 3.73 20 16 7 2 111.0 123 69 46 5 70 84 1 1 1 1.739 10.0 0.4 5.7 6.8 1.20
13 Kenneth Porter* 20 2 1 .667 3.91 16 1 0 0 46.0 47 25 20 4 21 33 0 0 6 1.478 9.2 0.8 4.1 6.5 1.57
14 Kenneth Purcell 23 1 0 1.000 8 1
15 James Shields 24 0 0 21.00 4 0 3.0 10 7 7 1 2 0 4.000 30.0 3.0 6.0
16 Pete Smith 21 4 6 .400 3.68 12 9 6 1 66.0 73 44 27 5 28 69 1 0 3 1.530 10.0 0.7 3.8 9.4 2.46
17 Jimmy Tyer 19 0 0 3 0
18 William Whalen 21 3 2 .600 5.06 19 1 0 0 48.0 66 37 27 4 20 34 0 1 4 1.792 12.4 0.8 3.8 6.4 1.70
18 Players 20.3 62 63 .496 125 125 754 8
* - 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
Ronald Thompson 81 669 48 13 4 .982 8.85 18
Richard Matern 40 292 30 9 3 .973 8.05 14
James Mitchell 13 84 8 3 0 .968 7.08 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Guindon 58 418 31 20 28 .957 7.74
Richard Matern 48 387 25 9 28 .979 8.58
Kenneth Purcell 16 110 6 7 8 .943 7.25
Thomas Yost 10 55 5 0 4 1.000 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Harmon 119 238 290 40 44 .930 4.44

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Sears 71 70 128 17 6 .921 2.79
John Morreale 35 24 56 10 5 .889 2.29
Joseph Cammarata 22 13 34 14 3 .770 2.14

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dalton Jones 77 87 181 32 30 .893 3.48
Don Sears 48 55 143 21 17 .904 4.13

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joseph Cammarata 92 106 11 8 2 .936 1.27
Lawrence Wieck 86 141 9 6 2 .962 1.74
Thomas Yost 44 52 2 3 0 .947 1.23
Darrell Farrar 42 57 9 3 1 .957 1.57
Kenneth Purcell 40 49 4 3 0 .946 1.33
Ronald Thompson 32 24 0 4 0 .857 0.75
James Mitchell 25 16 3 5 0 .792 0.76
William Cox 22 24 2 0 0 1.000 1.18
Richard Johnson 14 10 2 2 1 .857 0.86

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doug Anderson 27 4 22 4 0 .867 0.96
Rocco Giordano 25 12 46 8 0 .879 2.32
Frederick Hatter 25 4 37 4 4 .911 1.64
Walter Christiana 21 3 19 4 2 .846 1.05
Jim Moser 20 6 18 1 1 .960 1.20
William Whalen 19 1 16 1 0 .944 0.89
Harvey Casey 18 4 19 2 0 .920 1.28
Kenneth Porter 16 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.38
Stewart MacDonald 13 2 9 2 0 .846 0.85
Pete Smith 12 6 15 0 1 1.000 1.75
Kenneth Purcell 8 0.00
Ernest Kumerow 5 0.00
James Shields 4 0.00
Darrell Massey 3 0.00
Jimmy Tyer 3 0.00
Burdette Morago 2 0.00
Stephen Cottrell 1 0.00
Richard Johnson 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Doug Anderson 19 R R 6' 4.0" 191 1942
Joseph Cammarata 19 R R 6' 0.0" 165 May 10, 1942
Harvey Casey 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1938
Walter Christiana 19 R L 6' 3.0" 195 1942
Stephen Cottrell 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1942
William Cox 19 R L 5' 11.0" 195 1942
Darrell Farrar 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1941
Rocco Giordano 23 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Apr 11, 1938 Oakland, CA, US
Bobby Guindon 17 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 4, 1943 Brookline, MA, US
John Harmon 21 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jul 30, 1939
Frederick Hatter 19 L L 6' 3.0" 205 Oct 1, 1941
Richard Johnson 20 L R 5' 11.0" 185 1941
Dalton Jones 17 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 10, 1943 McComb, MS, US
Ernest Kumerow 21 R L 6' 2.0" 190 1940
Stewart MacDonald 18 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 18, 1943
Darrell Massey 19 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 28, 1941
Richard Matern 22 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Mar 18, 1939
James Mitchell 19 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1942
Burdette Morago 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1938
John Morreale 20 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1941
Jim Moser 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 9, 1941
Kenneth Porter 20 L L 6' 5.0" 205 1941
Kenneth Purcell 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1938
Don Sears 22 R R 6' 0.0" 173 Jun 17, 1939
James Shields 24 L R 6' 1.0" 190 1937
Pete Smith 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 19, 1940 Natick, MA, US
Ronald Thompson 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1941
Jimmy Tyer 19 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1942
William Whalen 21 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1940
Lawrence Wieck 18 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 5, 1942
Thomas Yost 19 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1942

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