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1959 Buffalo Bisons

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 International League
Overall: 89-64
Scored 797 runs, Allowed 643 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-62

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Buffalo, NY
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 Ruben Amaro 23 119 476 423 59 109 18 3 3 31 4 44 29 .258 .329 .336 .665 142 2 5 2 2
2 Dick Brown 24 13 51 47 6 15 3 1 4 10 0 2 6 .319 .360 .681 1.041 32 1 1 0 1
3 Richard Bunker* 24 30 42 40 3 9 0 1 0 6 0 2 7 .225 .262 .275 .537 11 0 0 0 0
4 Mack Burk 24 13 36 35 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 1 6 .200 .222 .200 .422 7 0 0 0 0
5 Joe Caffie* 28 37 153 139 23 38 8 1 7 17 0 13 28 .273 .340 .496 .836 69 1 0 0 3
6 Jimmie Coker 23 111 423 376 60 108 22 3 15 64 5 39 55 .287 .357 .481 .838 181 4 0 4 7
7 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
8 Bob Conley 25 14 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
9 Bobby Del Greco 26 152 667 542 109 155 48 1 21 72 5 88 91 .286 .404 .494 .898 268 24 6 7 1
10 Luke Easter* 43 143 570 478 68 125 32 2 22 76 0 84 122 .262 .377 .475 .852 227 6 0 2 9 Stats for 2 teams
11 John Easton 26 49 143 133 16 33 4 4 0 15 2 6 26 .248 .284 .338 .622 45 1 2 1 0
12 Don Erickson 27 41 43 41 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 18 .146 .146 .171 .317 7 0 2 0 0
13 Turk Farrell 25 9 8 1 .125
14 Gordon Figard# 24 23 73 61 8 12 3 1 0 6 3 11 16 .197 .329 .279 .607 17 1 0 0 2
15 Dallas Green* 24 17 42 37 4 5 3 0 0 4 0 3 14 .135 .190 .216 .407 8 0 0 2 0
16 Warren Hacker 34 32 78 77 5 16 1 0 0 7 0 0 13 .208 .208 .221 .429 17 0 1 0 0
17 Fred Hahn 30 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Harry Hanebrink* 31 17 75 65 9 15 2 0 4 11 1 8 5 .231 .320 .446 .766 29 1 0 1 0
19 Mickey Harrington 24 108 339 319 43 96 9 4 4 38 2 12 28 .301 .331 .392 .723 125 3 4 1 1
20 Pancho Herrera 25 151 656 569 104 187 42 3 37 128 8 73 108 .329 .410 .608 1.018 346 9 0 5 13
21 Buddy Hicks# 32 16 39 35 3 9 2 0 0 5 0 4 5 .257 .333 .314 .648 11 0 0 0 0
22 Earl Hunsinger 25 7 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Ed Keegan 19 6 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Don Landrum* 23 132 570 503 81 139 26 8 12 58 11 46 69 .276 .343 .431 .775 217 9 5 7 3
25 Ken Lehman* 31 57 94 93 10 26 3 0 4 14 0 1 19 .280 .287 .441 .728 41 0 0 0 0
26 Joe Lonnett 32 16 57 50 8 15 5 0 3 8 0 7 10 .300 .386 .580 .966 29 0 0 0 0
27 Art Mahaffey 21 24 39 33 3 6 2 0 0 2 0 2 15 .182 .250 .242 .492 8 1 3 0 0
28 Hank Mason 28 43 45 38 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 3 9 .211 .286 .211 .496 8 1 3 0 0
29 Bobby Morgan 33 148 591 500 79 131 23 2 21 83 3 81 107 .262 .367 .442 .809 221 4 2 4 11
30 Ron Mrozinski 28 12 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0
31 Jack Phillips 37 96 279 265 41 76 17 2 9 41 0 13 33 .287 .320 .468 .788 124 0 1 0 2
32 Freddy Rodriguez 35 43 17 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .143 .250 .143 .393 2 1 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
33 Thomas Shollin 22 8 15 3 .200
34 Chris Short 21 27 70 61 2 6 1 0 0 7 0 1 12 .098 .127 .115 .242 7 1 7 0 0
35 Max Surkont 37 24 13 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 1 0 0
36 Bill Taylor* 29 59 225 201 38 66 10 2 12 39 1 20 26 .328 .387 .577 .964 116 1 0 3 8
37 Lou Vassie 23 99 364 316 59 82 21 2 9 44 2 43 59 .259 .347 .424 .771 134 1 1 3 4
37 Players 28.0 153 5851 5155 797 1400 281 38 166 732 48 542 865 .272 .346 .437 .784 2255 67 47 40
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 Richard Bunker* 24 8 6 .571 5.00 30 14 3 0 108.0 125 66 60 14 58 4 46 1 2 5 1.694 10.4 1.2 4.8 3.8 0.79
2 Bob Conley 25 1 4 .200 6.59 11 9 1 0 41.0 49 32 30 11 10 0 17 4 0 0 1.439 10.8 2.4 2.2 3.7 1.70 Stats for 2 teams
3 Don Erickson 27 6 5 .545 3.53 40 9 3 2 130.0 112 62 51 12 69 10 65 2 0 6 1.392 7.8 0.8 4.8 4.5 0.94
4 Turk Farrell 25 4 2 .667 3.86 9 28.0 29 14 12 8 26 1.321 9.3 2.6 8.4 3.25
5 Dallas Green 24 9 5 .643 2.94 17 15 6 2 101.0 94 39 33 11 28 1 72 2 0 4 1.208 8.4 1.0 2.5 6.4 2.57
6 Warren Hacker 34 10 8 .556 3.67 30 27 13 2 196.0 191 86 80 20 20 3 142 2 0 1 1.077 8.8 0.9 0.9 6.5 7.10
7 Fred Hahn* 30 0 1 .000 4
8 Earl Hunsinger 25 2 1 .667 7
9 Ed Keegan 19 0 3 .000 12.46 5 13.0 14 18 11 10 1.923 9.7 7.6 6.9 0.91
10 Ken Lehman* 31 13 8 .619 3.26 41 14 7 1 171.0 172 74 62 17 41 13 95 0 0 6 1.246 9.1 0.9 2.2 5.0 2.32
11 Art Mahaffey 21 8 5 .615 4.42 24 17 4 0 108.0 104 59 53 15 47 2 81 9 0 2 1.398 8.7 1.2 3.9 6.8 1.72
12 Hank Mason 28 12 3 .800 3.24 41 6 4 3 125.0 119 51 45 15 37 8 82 2 1 3 1.248 8.6 1.1 2.7 5.9 2.22
13 Bob Miller 33 1 0 1.000 14 Stats for 2 teams
14 Ron Mrozinski* 28 0 0 12
15 Freddy Rodriguez 35 3 7 .300 3.69 43 2 1 0 83.0 74 40 34 8 26 7 55 3 1 3 1.205 8.0 0.9 2.8 6.0 2.12 Stats for 2 teams
16 Chris Short* 21 12 9 .571 3.16 27 27 12 2 182.0 153 69 64 17 57 4 130 5 0 11 1.154 7.6 0.8 2.8 6.4 2.28
17 Max Surkont 37 2 2 .500 3.16 24 3 1 0 57.0 50 22 20 6 22 3 40 1 0 0 1.263 7.9 0.9 3.5 6.3 1.82
17 Players 27.9 89 64 .582 153 153 643

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
Jimmie Coker 108 634 49 10 11 .986 6.32 11
Joe Lonnett 15 96 7 2 0 .981 6.87 1
Dick Brown 12 82 4 2 2 .977 7.17 0
Mack Burk 12 58 2 0 0 1.000 5.00 1
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
Pancho Herrera 139 1136 97 13 121 .990 8.87
Luke Easter 138 1105 85 20 83 .983 8.62 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Phillips 14 78 3 1 1 .988 5.79

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Vassie 78 177 161 9 44 .974 4.33
Bobby Morgan 74 151 197 6 55 .983 4.70
Gordon Figard 10 23 31 3 7 .947 5.40

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Phillips 61 43 97 7 10 .952 2.30
Bobby Morgan 34 25 54 5 5 .940 2.32
Pancho Herrera 23 14 34 6 4 .889 2.09
Harry Hanebrink 17 14 36 3 2 .943 2.94
Lou Vassie 14 5 24 3 2 .906 2.07
Buddy Hicks 13 4 21 2 0 .926 1.92

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ruben Amaro 112 206 384 27 84 .956 5.27
Bobby Morgan 44 52 114 7 22 .960 3.77

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Del Greco 152 348 23 5 3 .987 2.44
Don Landrum 127 215 10 3 1 .987 1.77
Mickey Harrington 84 117 3 2 1 .984 1.43
Bill Taylor 55 91 5 1 3 .990 1.75
John Easton 39 52 1 2 0 .964 1.36
Joe Caffie 35 47 1 1 1 .980 1.37

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Freddy Rodriguez 43 2 21 0 2 1.000 0.53 Stats for 2 teams
Ken Lehman 41 11 32 0 2 1.000 1.05
Hank Mason 41 5 23 1 1 .966 0.68
Don Erickson 40 8 31 1 2 .975 0.98
Richard Bunker 30 6 17 3 1 .885 0.77
Warren Hacker 30 8 17 1 0 .962 0.83
Chris Short 27 10 32 1 1 .977 1.56
Art Mahaffey 24 8 21 1 4 .967 1.21
Max Surkont 24 4 14 0 0 1.000 0.75
Dallas Green 17 8 19 3 1 .900 1.59
Bob Miller 14 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.29 Stats for 2 teams
Ron Mrozinski 12 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.25
Bob Conley 11 5 6 0 0 1.000 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
Turk Farrell 9 0.00
Earl Hunsinger 7 0.00
Ed Keegan 5 0.00
Fred Hahn 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ruben Amaro 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 6, 1936 Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MX
Dick Brown 24 R R 6' 2.0" 176 Jan 17, 1935 Shinnston, WV, US
Richard Bunker 24 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 5, 1935 Norwood, MA, US
Mack Burk 24 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Apr 21, 1935 Nacogdoches, TX, US
Joe Caffie 28 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 14, 1931 Ramer, AL, US
Jimmie Coker 23 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 28, 1936 Holly Hill, SC, US
Jim Command 30 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 15, 1928 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Bob Conley 25 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Feb 1, 1934 Mousie, KY, US
Bobby Del Greco 26 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 7, 1933 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Luke Easter 43 L R 6' 4.0" 240 Aug 4, 1915 Jonestown, MS, US
John Easton 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 4, 1933 Trenton, NJ, US
Don Erickson 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 13, 1931 Springfield, IL, US
Turk Farrell 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Apr 8, 1934 Boston, MA, US
Gordon Figard 24 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 16, 1934
Dallas Green 24 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 4, 1934 Newport, DE, US
Warren Hacker 34 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 21, 1924 Marissa, IL, US
Fred Hahn 30 R L 6' 3.0" 174 Feb 16, 1929 Nyack, NY, US
Harry Hanebrink 31 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 12, 1927 St. Louis, MO, US
Mickey Harrington 24 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Oct 8, 1934 Hattiesburg, MS, US
Pancho Herrera 25 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jun 16, 1934 Santiago de las Vegas, La Habana, CU
Buddy Hicks 32 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 15, 1927 Belvedere, CA, US
Earl Hunsinger 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1934
Ed Keegan 19 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Jul 8, 1939 Camden, NJ, US
Don Landrum 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 16, 1936 Santa Rosa, CA, US
Ken Lehman 31 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 10, 1928 Seattle, WA, US
Joe Lonnett 32 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 7, 1927 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Art Mahaffey 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 4, 1938 Cincinnati, OH, US
Hank Mason 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 19, 1931 Marshall, MO, US
Bob Miller 33 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 16, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Bobby Morgan 33 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jun 29, 1926 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Ron Mrozinski 28 R L 5' 11.0" 160 Sep 16, 1930 White Haven, PA, US
Jack Phillips 37 R R 6' 4.0" 193 Sep 6, 1921 Clarence, NY, US
Freddy Rodriguez 35 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 29, 1924 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Thomas Shollin 22 R R 6' 2.0" 188 1937
Chris Short 21 R L 6' 4.0" 205 Sep 19, 1937 Milford, DE, US
Max Surkont 37 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 16, 1922 Central Falls, RI, US
Bill Taylor 29 L L 6' 3.0" 212 Dec 30, 1929 Alhambra, CA, US
Lou Vassie 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 30, 1936

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