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1963 Wytheville Twins

1963 > Class Rookie > 1963 Appalachian League
Overall: 35-35
Scored 469 runs, Allowed 471 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 35-35

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Adelbert Norwood
Represented: Wytheville, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1962 / 1964

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 Charles Baker 19 5 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 James Blythe 18 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
3 Gary Copeland 20 5 19 17 1 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 3 .294 .368 .294 .663 5 0 0 0
4 Donald Cross* 18 63 239 202 41 66 7 3 2 34 5 0 34 25 .327 .424 .421 .845 85 1 1 1
5 Philip Dunmeyer 21 45 121 100 20 24 4 1 3 8 9 1 19 33 .240 .361 .390 .751 39 0 2 0
6 Laurence Edwards 19 45 136 94 17 21 3 1 3 13 2 1 37 40 .223 .459 .372 .832 35 4 1 0
7 Eugene Flemmings* 19 66 248 215 34 44 10 1 1 28 1 0 30 22 .205 .304 .274 .578 59 1 1 1
8 Ruben Francis 19 44 117 109 16 28 4 3 5 24 4 1 5 30 .257 .291 .486 .777 53 1 0 2
9 Larry Hancock 21 33 147 120 29 30 6 0 3 12 2 1 24 29 .250 .377 .375 .752 45 1 1 1
10 William Hansche* 18 37 94 74 24 17 8 2 0 17 6 0 18 23 .230 .376 .392 .768 29 0 1 1
11 Henry Heglar* 19 7 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 1 0
12 Robert Howser 18 47 130 115 14 29 1 3 2 15 6 0 12 17 .252 .318 .365 .683 42 0 1 2
13 Dennis Jacobs 18 57 199 159 33 32 3 1 5 19 8 2 37 62 .201 .352 .327 .679 52 1 0 2
14 Gary Knoop 20 31 101 73 17 14 3 0 2 9 3 1 25 15 .192 .416 .315 .731 23 3 0 0
15 Gary Lasker 21 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
16 Denny Lortscher 17 2 6 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .400 .900 2 1 0 0
17 Michael Macklin 21 45 153 129 27 36 5 0 6 31 2 0 19 20 .279 .368 .457 .826 59 1 1 3
18 Jerry Magness 20 9 20 15 5 6 2 0 0 4 0 0 4 3 .400 .526 .533 1.060 8 0 1 0
19 Charlie Manuel* 19 58 203 173 32 62 9 2 7 45 7 2 25 21 .358 .438 .555 .993 96 2 0 3
20 Tommy Murphy* 20 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
21 Rueben Nathe 20 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
22 Ervin Palica* 19 29 59 50 3 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 7 16 .140 .259 .160 .419 8 1 1 0
23 Chuck Papp# 17 12 27 25 7 5 1 0 0 6 0 0 2 8 .200 .259 .240 .499 6 0 0 0
24 William Patterson 20 10 31 28 8 10 0 0 2 4 2 0 2 3 .357 .419 .571 .991 16 1 0 0
25 Peter Sfreddo 18 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0
26 Reggie Smith# 18 66 302 253 59 65 8 3 8 37 14 1 44 69 .257 .370 .407 .777 103 2 2 1
27 Matthew Szykowny 22 51 227 165 47 38 5 2 11 32 9 1 60 57 .230 .434 .485 .918 80 0 1 1
28 George Talsma 18 12 36 33 5 8 2 1 1 4 0 0 2 7 .242 .286 .455 .740 15 0 1 0
29 Richard Tams 22 24 19 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 4 .077 .368 .077 .445 1 0 0 0
30 Jack Todhunter 23 10 27 25 5 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 3 .400 .444 .440 .884 11 0 0 0
31 Richard Treadway* 21 6 22 20 3 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 7 .200 .273 .300 .573 6 1 0 0
32 Arvin Tucker 20 11 19 13 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 5 .308 .313 .308 .620 4 0 3 2
33 Harold Wade 20 24 72 66 10 18 3 3 0 13 3 0 5 5 .273 .319 .409 .729 27 0 0 1
34 James Wood* 18 16 31 22 3 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 7 13 .182 .367 .182 .548 4 0 1 1
34 Players 19.3 70 2844 2334 469 592 88 26 61 375 81 13 447 544 .254 .375 .392 .767 915 21 20 22 9
* - 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 James Blythe 18 0 1 .000 13.91 9 0 0 0 11.0 25 22 17 3 10 0 6 2 0 1 3.182 20.5 2.5 8.2 4.9 0.60
2 Philip Dunmeyer 21 0 0 3.00 4 0 0 0 9.0 11 4 3 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 1.556 11.0 0.0 3.0 4.0 1.33
3 William Hansche* 18 3 4 .429 3.47 15 5 3 0 57.0 54 41 22 3 37 1 66 5 0 5 1.596 8.5 0.5 5.8 10.4 1.78
4 Henry Heglar* 19 0 1 .000 10.20 7 3 0 0 15.0 18 22 17 5 19 0 8 4 0 1 2.467 10.8 3.0 11.4 4.8 0.42
5 Denny Lortscher 17 0 1 .000 5.40 2 2 0 0 10.0 9 9 6 1 9 0 13 0 0 1 1.800 8.1 0.9 8.1 11.7 1.44
6 Michael Macklin 21 2 2 .500 4.76 7 4 2 0 34.0 41 26 18 3 19 0 27 1 0 0 1.765 10.9 0.8 5.0 7.1 1.42
7 Jerry Magness 20 3 4 .429 6.61 9 6 3 0 49.0 58 37 36 4 22 0 56 5 0 5 1.633 10.7 0.7 4.0 10.3 2.55
8 Tommy Murphy* 20 0 0 7.50 3 0 0 0 6.0 8 8 5 1 4 0 8 0 0 3 2.000 12.0 1.5 6.0 12.0 2.00
9 Rueben Nathe 20 0 1 .000 6.00 2 1 0 0 6.0 3 5 4 0 5 0 4 0 0 1 1.333 4.5 0.0 7.5 6.0 0.80
10 Ervin Palica 19 4 2 .667 4.50 16 9 3 0 82.0 69 54 41 1 77 2 85 5 0 11 1.780 7.6 0.1 8.5 9.3 1.10
11 Chuck Papp 17 4 3 .571 5.74 12 7 2 0 58.0 54 56 37 4 53 0 61 0 1 10 1.845 8.4 0.6 8.2 9.5 1.15
12 Peter Sfreddo 18 0 1 .000 4.15 6 1 0 0 13.0 15 7 6 1 12 0 5 3 0 1 2.077 10.4 0.7 8.3 3.5 0.42
13 George Talsma 18 6 3 .667 3.08 12 10 2 0 76.0 74 40 26 8 43 0 58 1 0 4 1.539 8.8 0.9 5.1 6.9 1.35
14 Richard Tams 22 5 2 .714 3.91 24 1 0 0 53.0 63 40 23 1 26 1 55 0 1 0 1.679 10.7 0.2 4.4 9.3 2.12
15 Arvin Tucker 20 4 2 .667 3.80 11 8 1 0 45.0 42 31 19 3 30 0 43 2 1 6 1.600 8.4 0.6 6.0 8.6 1.43
16 James Wood* 18 4 8 .333 6.97 16 13 3 0 71.0 58 69 55 6 100 0 71 5 1 10 2.225 7.4 0.8 12.7 9.0 0.71
16 Players 19.1 35 35 .500 5.07 70 70 51 19 1 595.0 602 471 335 44 469 4 570 33 4 59 2816 1.800 9.1 0.7 7.1 8.6 1.22
* - 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
Donald Cross 59 426 33 12 5 .975 7.78 25
Laurence Edwards 25 147 17 6 2 .965 6.56 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eugene Flemmings 64 457 25 9 42 .982 7.53
Michael Macklin 14 69 5 6 8 .925 5.29

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matthew Szykowny 35 84 87 6 24 .966 4.89
Gary Knoop 27 30 57 6 12 .935 3.22
Harold Wade 20 33 36 8 13 .896 3.45

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Hancock 33 37 59 11 7 .897 2.91
Laurence Edwards 19 16 27 5 6 .896 2.26
Matthew Szykowny 16 17 26 6 3 .878 2.69

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Reggie Smith 65 88 146 41 38 .851 3.60

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dennis Jacobs 54 67 2 3 0 .958 1.28
Charlie Manuel 50 58 6 3 0 .955 1.28
Ruben Francis 39 40 7 4 0 .922 1.21
Robert Howser 35 24 4 9 1 .757 0.80
Philip Dunmeyer 34 48 7 2 2 .965 1.62
Michael Macklin 26 14 2 3 1 .842 0.62
William Hansche 24 12 4 2 0 .889 0.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Tams 24 0 8 0 0 1.000 0.33
Ervin Palica 16 2 19 1 3 .955 1.31
James Wood 16 0 9 1 1 .900 0.56
William Hansche 15 1 9 5 0 .667 0.67
Chuck Papp 12 2 6 4 0 .667 0.67
George Talsma 12 3 13 1 1 .941 1.33
Arvin Tucker 11 3 7 1 0 .909 0.91
James Blythe 9 0.00
Jerry Magness 9 0.00
Henry Heglar 7 0.00
Peter Sfreddo 6 0.00
Tommy Murphy 3 0.00
Denny Lortscher 2 0.00
Rueben Nathe 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charles Baker 19 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1944
James Blythe 18 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1945
Gary Copeland 20 R R 5' 10.0" 188 1943
Donald Cross 18 L R 6' 0.0" 180 1945
Philip Dunmeyer 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1942
Laurence Edwards 19 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1944
Eugene Flemmings 19 L R Oct 23, 1943
Ruben Francis 19 R R 6' 1.0" 197 1944
Larry Hancock 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1942
William Hansche 18 L L 5' 10.0" 153 1945
Henry Heglar 19 L L 6' 4.0" 178 1944
Robert Howser 18 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1945
Dennis Jacobs 18 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1945
Gary Knoop 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1943
Gary Lasker 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1942
Denny Lortscher 17 R R 6' 0.0" 174 Sep 18, 1945
Michael Macklin 21 R R 6' 5.0" 210 1942
Jerry Magness 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 17, 1942
Charlie Manuel 19 L R 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 4, 1944 Northfork, WV, US
Tommy Murphy 20 L L 5' 11.0" 165 1943
Rueben Nathe 20 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1943
Ervin Palica 19 L R 6' 2.0" 190 1944
Chuck Papp 17 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 15, 1945 Granite City, IL, US
William Patterson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1943
Peter Sfreddo 18 R R 6' 4.0" 225 1945
Reggie Smith 18 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 2, 1945 Shreveport, LA, US
Matthew Szykowny 22 R R 6' 1.0" 187 1941
George Talsma 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 11, 1944
Richard Tams 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1941
Jack Todhunter 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1940
Richard Treadway 21 L R 5' 11.0" 175 1942
Arvin Tucker 20 R R 6' 3.0" 235 1943
Harold Wade 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 21, 1942 Huntsville, AL, US
James Wood 18 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1945

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