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1961 Idaho Falls Russets

1961 > Class C > 1961 Pioneer League
Overall: 67-63
Scored 744 runs, Allowed 749 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-65

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: George Sobek and Herman Reich
Represented: Idaho Falls, ID
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 29,576
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

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 Danny Adams 22 66 295 225 46 62 7 6 6 45 6 2 60 60 .276 .423 .440 .863 99 1 4 5
2 Dean Andoe 21 49 173 164 21 43 4 2 4 23 0 0 5 28 .262 .295 .384 .679 63 3 0 1
3 Donald Biasotti 23 35 135 108 15 23 3 0 0 16 0 0 22 21 .213 .341 .241 .582 26 0 3 2
4 Cisco Carlos 20 15 31 27 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 .148 .207 .185 .392 5 0 2 0
5 Anthony Christopher 22 26 92 79 14 20 3 2 2 12 0 0 9 22 .253 .344 .418 .762 33 2 2 0
6 Patrick Cummings 22 15 10 10 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .300 .500 3 0 0 0
7 Gene Duffy* 24 88 403 344 65 102 15 6 6 47 10 2 49 51 .297 .384 .427 .812 147 2 5 3
8 Raymond Etchebarren 22 45 170 145 19 25 3 4 2 17 1 4 23 26 .172 .288 .290 .578 42 1 0 1
9 Lee Featherstone 21 30 73 63 4 7 2 0 2 6 0 0 5 37 .111 .176 .238 .415 15 0 5 0
10 Carleton Fratus# 18 50 145 128 12 20 3 0 2 10 0 1 16 52 .156 .250 .227 .477 29 0 1 0
11 Robert Gruber* 21 72 210 177 34 45 8 3 5 28 4 0 24 48 .254 .340 .418 .758 74 0 7 2
12 Billy Hicks* 21 60 235 207 26 51 5 4 8 36 2 0 18 55 .246 .313 .425 .738 88 4 2 4
13 Jim Hicks 21 130 551 444 91 128 21 9 21 100 7 1 84 143 .288 .405 .518 .923 230 10 3 10
14 Willie Hooker 26 22 15 13 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .077 .200 .154 .354 2 0 0 0
15 Lefty Izquierdo 21 94 332 280 35 81 19 5 4 45 0 1 47 75 .289 .390 .436 .825 122 1 1 3
16 John Koehler 22 66 255 223 36 64 6 2 3 28 2 1 27 32 .287 .365 .372 .737 83 2 0 3
17 Kenneth Lawrence 20 6 9 1 .111
18 Ted Maley* 22 20 66 57 8 15 4 0 1 8 0 0 7 14 .263 .348 .386 .734 22 1 0 1
19 Brian McCall* 18 125 560 474 97 140 19 9 12 73 9 1 74 82 .295 .389 .449 .839 213 4 0 8
20 Lefty McClaskey* 21 35 77 69 12 10 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 32 .145 .213 .145 .358 10 0 2 0
21 Tommy McCraw* 20 115 505 446 84 146 27 10 11 96 22 4 46 62 .327 .398 .507 .904 226 8 2 3
22 Ed Nottle 21 39 39 36 4 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 18 .111 .158 .194 .352 7 0 1 0
23 Ronald Pearson 23 37 81 67 13 21 0 2 1 12 0 0 11 18 .313 .410 .418 .828 28 0 3 0
24 Scott Seger* 20 18 33 28 4 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 16 .179 .303 .179 .482 5 0 0 0
25 Jerry Sharp* 24 25 32 32 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .219 .219 .219 .438 7 0 0 0
26 Jose Valladares 28 130 613 468 92 129 17 4 0 38 8 2 130 54 .276 .434 .329 .763 154 3 9 3
27 Ed Wojcik 23 9 24 4 0 0 0 .167 .167 4
27 Players 21.8 131 5173 4348 744 1160 169 69 91 651 71 19 679 995 .267 .368 .400 .768 1740 92 44 53 49
* - 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 Cisco Carlos 20 3 4 .429 6.41 15 10 3 0 66.0 83 53 47 3 28 38 3 1 1 1.682 11.3 0.4 3.8 5.2 1.36
2 Patrick Cummings 22 0 1 .000 2.90 15 0 0 0 31.0 36 23 10 4 8 17 1 0 0 1.419 10.5 1.2 2.3 4.9 2.13
3 Lee Featherstone 21 13 10 .565 3.70 30 27 11 2 185.0 199 100 76 13 39 164 4 0 6 1.286 9.7 0.6 1.9 8.0 4.21
4 Carleton Fratus 18 0 0 2 0
5 Robert Gruber* 21 4 5 .444 5.41 27 9 3 0 128.0 155 89 77 10 51 94 7 1 1 1.609 10.9 0.7 3.6 6.6 1.84
6 Willie Hooker 26 4 4 .500 5.55 22 0 0 0 47.0 61 33 29 7 25 50 0 0 4 1.830 11.7 1.3 4.8 9.6 2.00
7 Kenneth Lawrence 20 0 1 .000 7.14 6 5 29.0 33 27 23 5 22 0 1.897 10.2 1.6 6.8
8 Lefty McClaskey* 21 12 10 .545 4.50 31 27 12 1 186.0 223 118 93 15 76 125 7 0 8 1.608 10.8 0.7 3.7 6.0 1.64
9 Ed Nottle 21 9 8 .529 3.89 39 9 0 0 118.0 135 71 51 12 49 145 2 0 8 1.559 10.3 0.9 3.7 11.1 2.96
10 Ronald Pearson* 23 13 12 .520 4.58 33 22 11 0 171.0 197 117 87 12 42 118 5 1 4 1.398 10.4 0.6 2.2 6.2 2.81
11 Scott Seger* 20 5 5 .500 4.78 16 13 3 0 79.0 72 52 42 8 66 69 5 0 3 1.747 8.2 0.9 7.5 7.9 1.05
12 Jerry Sharp* 24 4 3 .571 4.93 25 9 2 1 84.0 110 55 46 12 31 87 4 0 3 1.679 11.8 1.3 3.3 9.3 2.81
12 Players 21.7 67 63 .515 131 131 749 3
* - 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
Lefty Izquierdo 79 573 32 19 6 .970 7.66 15
Dean Andoe 45 315 22 9 4 .974 7.49 9
Ted Maley 12 54 3 1 1 .983 4.75 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy McCraw 115 841 48 22 76 .976 7.73
Brian McCall 17 109 6 5 8 .958 6.76

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Valladares 44 85 86 13 19 .929 3.89
Billy Hicks 42 99 113 17 23 .926 5.05
Donald Biasotti 30 74 73 9 21 .942 4.90
Raymond Etchebarren 17 43 34 1 5 .987 4.53

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Koehler 41 55 83 9 6 .939 3.37
Carleton Fratus 31 22 45 10 6 .870 2.16
Jose Valladares 29 28 47 4 3 .949 2.59
Billy Hicks 16 10 19 11 2 .725 1.81
Raymond Etchebarren 14 13 23 5 3 .878 2.57

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Adams 65 92 181 32 31 .895 4.20
Jose Valladares 58 84 147 19 24 .924 3.98

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Hicks 130 157 13 18 2 .904 1.31
Brian McCall 107 197 22 16 6 .932 2.05
Gene Duffy 88 184 14 6 6 .971 2.25
Robert Gruber 38 63 3 0 1 1.000 1.74
Anthony Christopher 21 21 3 3 1 .889 1.14
John Koehler 10 21 0 0 0 1.000 2.10

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Nottle 39 2 16 0 1 1.000 0.46
Ronald Pearson 33 14 33 3 4 .940 1.42
Lefty McClaskey 31 11 24 0 2 1.000 1.13
Lee Featherstone 30 11 30 0 2 1.000 1.37
Robert Gruber 27 7 12 2 2 .905 0.70
Jerry Sharp 25 3 9 2 0 .857 0.48
Willie Hooker 22 1 3 1 0 .800 0.18
Scott Seger 16 3 5 2 0 .800 0.50
Cisco Carlos 15 2 10 0 0 1.000 0.80
Patrick Cummings 15 2 3 1 0 .833 0.33
Kenneth Lawrence 6 0.00
Carleton Fratus 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Danny Adams 22 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 23, 1938
Dean Andoe 21 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 1, 1940
Donald Biasotti 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Apr 18, 1938
Cisco Carlos 20 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 17, 1940 Monrovia, CA, US
Anthony Christopher 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 15, 1938
Patrick Cummings 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Apr 26, 1939
Gene Duffy 24 L L 5' 7.0" 155 Apr 6, 1937
Raymond Etchebarren 22 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jul 12, 1938
Lee Featherstone 21 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 2, 1940
Carleton Fratus 18 S R 6' 1.0" 173 Jul 6, 1942
Robert Gruber 21 L L 6' 0.0" 175 May 19, 1940
Billy Hicks 21 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 10, 1939 Sarasota, FL, US
Jim Hicks 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 May 18, 1940 East Chicago, IN, US
Willie Hooker 26 R R 5' 11.0" 149 Mar 8, 1935 Bluefields, NI
Lefty Izquierdo 21 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 1, 1940
John Koehler 22 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jan 21, 1939
Kenneth Lawrence 20 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 9, 1940 Peoria, IL, US
Ted Maley 22 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Mar 7, 1939
Brian McCall 18 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 25, 1943 Kentfield, CA, US
Lefty McClaskey 21 L L 6' 3.0" 174 Jun 22, 1940
Tommy McCraw 20 L L 6' 0.0" 183 Nov 21, 1940 Malvern, AR, US
Ed Nottle 21 R R 5' 9.0" 176 Oct 22, 1939 Philadelphia, PA, US
Ronald Pearson 23 R L 6' 2.0" 200 May 21, 1938
Scott Seger 20 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 8, 1941 Cincinnati, OH, US
Jerry Sharp 24 L L 5' 11.0" 165 May 6, 1937
Jose Valladares 28 R R 5' 6.0" 150 Aug 27, 1932
Ed Wojcik 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 31, 1938 Bronx, NY, US

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