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1959 Spokane Indians

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 77-77
Scored 696 runs, Allowed 684 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-76

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Bobby Bragan
Represented: Spokane, WA
Ballpark: Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA)
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 Victor Backlund 22 12 42 37 2 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 8 .216 .244 .216 .460 8 0 1 2
2 Cuno Barragan 27 75 215 195 22 40 12 2 5 30 0 0 11 28 .205 .249 .364 .613 71 1 6 2 Stats for 2 teams
3 Steve Bilko 30 135 555 478 76 146 24 1 26 92 2 0 72 98 .305 .393 .523 .916 250 0 0 5
4 Bobby Bragan 41 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
5 Chuck Churn 29 35 70 66 4 11 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 16 .167 .164 .227 .391 15 0 3 1 Stats for 2 teams
6 Roger Craig 29 14 35 32 0 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 13 .188 .235 .219 .454 7 1 1 0
7 Tommy Davis 20 153 665 612 90 211 32 9 18 78 21 15 40 29 .345 .384 .515 .899 315 3 4 6
8 Donald Domenichelli 24 87 232 208 22 55 6 5 0 26 0 0 16 22 .264 .320 .341 .661 71 1 7 0
9 Chuck Essegian 27 48 194 176 34 52 10 2 9 27 0 0 15 12 .295 .354 .528 .883 93 1 2 0
10 Art Fowler 36 8 13 1 .077
11 Bill George* 31 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
12 Bob Giallombardo* 22 23 23 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .053 .143 .053 .195 1 0 2 0
13 Johnny Gray 32 6 5 2 .400
14 Connie Grob* 26 42 83 78 7 20 2 0 0 6 0 0 2 6 .256 .275 .282 .557 22 0 3 0
15 Fred Hatfield* 34 130 497 421 58 95 16 2 8 49 3 3 49 39 .226 .329 .330 .659 139 18 4 5 Stats for 2 teams
16 Dave Hoskins* 33 15 29 25 3 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 .240 .310 .240 .550 6 0 0 1
17 Frank Howard 22 76 318 295 43 94 19 2 16 47 0 0 21 68 .319 .362 .559 .921 165 0 0 2
18 Bob Lillis 29 103 441 406 50 116 17 6 3 27 3 4 16 21 .286 .315 .379 .694 154 2 15 2
19 Ralph Mauriello 24 6 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Lloyd Merritt 26 31 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 1 0
21 Don Miles* 23 34 137 119 22 27 7 0 6 19 3 1 15 39 .227 .307 .437 .744 52 0 0 3
22 Larry Miller* 22 4 2 1 .500
23 Bob Milliken 32 6 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Chris Nicolosi# 30 41 71 65 4 9 2 0 0 7 0 0 2 12 .138 .176 .169 .346 11 1 3 0
25 Allen Norris 21 144 513 441 62 117 25 5 11 57 1 2 52 72 .265 .347 .420 .767 185 6 9 5
26 George O'Donnell 30 22 25 19 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 .053 .100 .158 .258 3 0 5 0 Stats for 2 teams
27 Phil Ortega 19 22 30 23 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10 .087 .125 .087 .212 2 0 6 0
28 Chuck Page 23 8 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Phil Paine 29 44 44 40 6 9 2 1 0 4 0 0 4 10 .225 .295 .325 .620 13 0 0 0
30 William Parsons* 26 27 80 72 10 18 5 1 0 5 0 0 7 11 .250 .313 .347 .660 25 0 0 1
31 Hisel Patrick 33 43 12 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 2 0 Stats for 2 teams
32 Ernest Rodriguez* 22 44 135 117 17 34 7 2 0 8 1 2 13 9 .291 .371 .385 .756 45 2 3 0
33 Tony Roig 31 142 574 501 73 141 19 8 15 63 1 3 58 86 .281 .353 .441 .794 221 0 10 5
34 Tom Saffell* 37 46 80 64 13 15 1 1 0 6 3 0 15 6 .234 .380 .281 .661 18 0 1 0
35 Dick Scott 26 6 3 1 .333
36 Norm Sherry 27 108 376 332 35 84 15 1 7 47 3 2 25 42 .253 .312 .367 .679 122 6 7 6
37 Gene Snyder 28 9 7 2 .286
38 Ben Wade 36 24 17 16 1 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 .063 .063 .063 .125 1 0 1 0
39 Charles Williams 31 14 39 34 4 5 0 0 1 6 1 0 5 6 .147 .256 .235 .492 8 0 0 0
40 Don Williams 23 11 35 33 2 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 5 .212 .257 .242 .500 8 0 0 0
41 Maury Wills# 26 48 220 192 42 60 6 3 1 18 25 4 24 20 .313 .387 .391 .778 75 0 3 1
42 Dick Young* 31 32 56 52 3 11 2 1 0 4 1 0 2 5 .212 .236 .288 .525 15 0 1 1
42 Players 26.8 154 5723 5077 696 1377 226 52 125 614 66 35 470 725 .271 .335 .410 .745 2082 130 35 97 44
* - 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 Chuck Churn 29 12 4 .750 3.34 34 20 12 3 170.0 165 70 63 11 29 83 0 0 1 1.141 8.7 0.6 1.5 4.4 2.86 Stats for 2 teams
2 Roger Craig 29 6 7 .462 3.19 14 13 6 1 96.0 86 39 34 9 26 46 2 0 1 1.167 8.1 0.8 2.4 4.3 1.77
3 Art Fowler 36 4 2 .667 5.93 8 8 4 0 44.0 52 32 29 5 7 23 1 0 0 1.341 10.6 1.0 1.4 4.7 3.29
4 Bill George* 31 0 4 .000 23
5 Bob Giallombardo* 22 3 7 .300 5.62 17 12 1 0 64.0 70 46 40 6 33 37 0 0 1 1.609 9.8 0.8 4.6 5.2 1.12
6 Johnny Gray 32 0 2 .000 6
7 Connie Grob 26 12 11 .522 3.74 31 25 11 2 183.0 211 92 76 17 37 61 2 1 2 1.355 10.4 0.8 1.8 3.0 1.65
8 Dave Hoskins 33 2 2 .500 2.47 8 6 2 0 51.0 46 18 14 6 11 21 1 0 1 1.118 8.1 1.1 1.9 3.7 1.91
9 Ralph Mauriello 24 0 2 .000 6
10 Lloyd Merritt 26 3 3 .500 4.15 31 0 0 0 52.0 54 30 24 3 29 21 0 0 2 1.596 9.3 0.5 5.0 3.6 0.72
11 Larry Miller* 22 0 0 2.00 4 9.0 11 4 2 7 5 2.000 11.0 7.0 5.0 0.71
12 Bob Milliken 32 1 1 .500 3.71 6 17.0 15 8 7 6 11 1.235 7.9 3.2 5.8 1.83
13 Chris Nicolosi 30 10 9 .526 3.44 40 28 9 3 204.0 201 88 78 24 41 96 5 1 0 1.186 8.9 1.1 1.8 4.2 2.34
14 George O'Donnell 30 3 4 .429 3.87 22 6 3 0 79.0 87 37 34 7 10 24 2 0 2 1.228 9.9 0.8 1.1 2.7 2.40 Stats for 2 teams
15 Phil Ortega 19 6 7 .462 4.50 22 16 2 0 92.0 93 52 46 9 53 45 2 0 6 1.587 9.1 0.9 5.2 4.4 0.85
16 Chuck Page 23 0 0 7
17 Phil Paine 29 5 5 .500 3.25 33 2 0 0 72.0 68 31 26 4 30 47 6 0 0 1.361 8.5 0.5 3.8 5.9 1.57
18 Hisel Patrick 33 3 4 .429 4.44 43 2 0 0 81.0 90 50 40 6 17 29 4 0 0 1.321 10.0 0.7 1.9 3.2 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
19 Dick Scott* 26 1 0 1.000 4.50 6 10.0 15 7 5 4 3 1.900 13.5 3.6 2.7 0.75
20 Norm Sherry 27 0 0 1
21 Gene Snyder* 28 1 1 .500 9
22 Ben Wade 36 5 4 .556 4.50 24 5 0 0 64.0 59 37 32 9 24 33 4 0 2 1.297 8.3 1.3 3.4 4.6 1.38
22 Players 28.5 77 77 .500 154 154 684
* - 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
Norm Sherry 103 433 52 9 8 .982 4.71 10
Cuno Barragan 64 265 36 5 11 .984 4.70 5 Stats for 2 teams
Victor Backlund 12 42 7 1 0 .980 4.08 0
Don Williams 10 29 4 1 0 .971 3.30 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Bilko 133 1178 110 16 112 .988 9.68
Frank Howard 19 157 12 3 14 .983 8.89
Allen Norris 12 51 4 0 7 1.000 4.58

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Roig 103 217 239 18 57 .962 4.43
Donald Domenichelli 78 143 181 13 40 .961 4.15

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Hatfield 118 105 202 14 24 .956 2.60 Stats for 2 teams
Allen Norris 40 37 75 10 9 .918 2.80
Tony Roig 39 24 58 3 4 .965 2.10

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Lillis 103 206 352 17 72 .970 5.42
Maury Wills 48 68 161 12 30 .950 4.77

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Davis 153 414 15 10 3 .977 2.80
Allen Norris 95 144 6 7 1 .955 1.58
Frank Howard 58 86 4 3 1 .968 1.55
Chuck Essegian 48 91 3 4 0 .959 1.96
Ernest Rodriguez 42 71 2 0 0 1.000 1.74
Tom Saffell 34 22 2 2 0 .923 0.71
Don Miles 32 81 2 5 1 .943 2.59
Tony Roig 21 31 2 1 2 .971 1.57
William Parsons 20 39 4 1 1 .977 2.15

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hisel Patrick 43 2 20 2 0 .917 0.51 Stats for 2 teams
Chris Nicolosi 40 18 24 0 3 1.000 1.05
Chuck Churn 34 15 31 0 0 1.000 1.35 Stats for 2 teams
Phil Paine 33 5 4 2 2 .818 0.27
Connie Grob 31 15 45 1 6 .984 1.94
Lloyd Merritt 31 4 6 2 2 .833 0.32
Ben Wade 24 5 8 0 1 1.000 0.54
Bill George 23 3 2 1 0 .833 0.22
George O'Donnell 22 5 13 1 1 .947 0.82 Stats for 2 teams
Phil Ortega 22 6 14 1 2 .952 0.91
Bob Giallombardo 17 3 7 3 1 .769 0.59
Roger Craig 14 8 14 0 0 1.000 1.57
Gene Snyder 9 0.00
Art Fowler 8 0.00
Dave Hoskins 8 0.00
Chuck Page 7 0.00
Johnny Gray 6 0.00
Ralph Mauriello 6 0.00
Bob Milliken 6 0.00
Dick Scott 6 0.00
Larry Miller 4 0.00
Norm Sherry 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Victor Backlund 22 R 6' 3.0" 202 Sep 12, 1936
Cuno Barragan 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 20, 1932 Sacramento, CA, US
Steve Bilko 30 R R 6' 1.0" 230 Nov 13, 1928 Nanticoke, PA, US
Bobby Bragan 41 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 30, 1917 Birmingham, AL, US
Chuck Churn 29 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 1, 1930 Bridgetown, VA, US
Roger Craig 29 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Feb 17, 1930 Durham, NC, US
Tommy Davis 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 21, 1939 Brooklyn, NY, US
Donald Domenichelli 24 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 2, 1935 San Francisco, CA, US
Chuck Essegian 27 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 9, 1931 Boston, MA, US
Art Fowler 36 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 3, 1922 Converse, SC, US
Bill George 31 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 12, 1927 Summit, NJ, US
Bob Giallombardo 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 May 20, 1937 Brooklyn, NY, US
Johnny Gray 32 R R 6' 4.0" 226 Dec 11, 1926 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Connie Grob 26 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 9, 1932 Cross Plains, WI, US
Fred Hatfield 34 L R 6' 1.0" 171 Mar 18, 1925 Lanett, AL, US
Dave Hoskins 33 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 3, 1925 Greenwood, MS, US
Frank Howard 22 R R 6' 7.0" 255 Aug 8, 1936 Columbus, OH, US
Bob Lillis 29 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 2, 1930 Altadena, CA, US
Ralph Mauriello 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 25, 1934 Brooklyn, NY, US
Lloyd Merritt 26 R R 6' 0.0" 189 Apr 8, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Don Miles 23 L L 6' 1.0" 210 Mar 13, 1936 Indianapolis, IN, US
Larry Miller 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 19, 1937 Topeka, KS, US
Bob Milliken 32 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 25, 1926 Majorsville, WV, US
Chris Nicolosi 30 S R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 12, 1928 St. Louis, MO, US
Allen Norris 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 13, 1937 Los Angeles, CA, US
George O'Donnell 30 R R 6' 3.0" 175 May 27, 1929 Winchester, IL, US
Phil Ortega 19 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Oct 7, 1939 Gilbert, AZ, US
Chuck Page 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 28, 1936 Hillsdale, OK, US
Phil Paine 29 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1930 Chepachet, RI, US
William Parsons 26 L R 6' 1.0" 180 1933
Hisel Patrick 33 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 21, 1925
Ernest Rodriguez 22 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 26, 1937
Tony Roig 31 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 23, 1927 New Orleans, LA, US
Tom Saffell 37 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 26, 1921 Etowah, TN, US
Dick Scott 26 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 15, 1933 Portsmouth, NH, US
Norm Sherry 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 16, 1931 New York, NY, US
Gene Snyder 28 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 31, 1931 York, PA, US
Ben Wade 36 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 25, 1922 Morehead City, NC, US
Charles Williams 31 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 12, 1928 Dyersburg, TN, US
Don Williams 23 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Apr 20, 1936 Mobile, AL, US
Maury Wills 26 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 2, 1932 Washington, DC, US
Dick Young 31 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 3, 1928 Seattle, WA, US

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