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1961 Boise Braves

1961 > Class C > 1961 Pioneer League
Overall: 72-55
Scored 810 runs, Allowed 707 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-56

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Gordon Maltzberger
Represented: Boise, ID
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 41,797
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

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 Edward Banach 25 33 53 46 6 9 1 1 0 4 0 0 4 14 .196 .260 .261 .521 12 0 3 0
2 Ethan Blackaby* 20 87 388 339 61 89 13 5 11 44 5 5 39 73 .263 .348 .428 .776 145 6 3 1
3 Wade Blasingame* 17 18 43 40 5 12 4 0 2 9 0 0 3 16 .300 .349 .550 .899 22 0 0 0
4 Red Bresnehan 20 21 32 30 4 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 .167 .167 .200 .367 6 0 2 0
5 Ty Clayton 23 122 518 453 86 143 33 7 8 84 3 1 51 69 .316 .383 .472 .855 214 3 3 8
6 Kenneth Cullum* 23 118 463 390 68 119 22 1 15 83 9 2 61 90 .305 .406 .482 .888 188 7 2 3
7 Chico Diaz 20 120 544 493 84 137 27 6 7 47 10 2 41 74 .278 .333 .400 .732 197 2 3 5
8 Harold Gelein* 20 45 120 98 13 27 7 0 1 15 0 0 19 33 .276 .398 .378 .776 37 1 2 0
9 Rafael Gomez 21 120 556 442 110 136 14 5 18 73 14 4 96 121 .308 .437 .484 .921 214 9 4 5
10 Richard Holden 21 19 47 40 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 25 .150 .277 .175 .452 7 0 0 0
11 George Huntington* 20 13 36 31 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 .226 .314 .226 .540 7 1 1 0
12 Dennis Johnson 20 15 47 42 9 12 2 0 3 10 0 0 3 9 .286 .340 .548 .888 23 1 0 1
13 George Kopacz* 20 127 570 501 105 164 32 7 11 88 6 1 58 83 .327 .402 .485 .887 243 7 0 4
14 Ronald Liptak 23 113 472 412 73 115 19 0 17 80 8 2 50 104 .279 .357 .449 .806 185 3 2 5
15 John Nance 18 30 42 37 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 17 .162 .262 .189 .451 7 0 0 0
16 Butler Powell 22 107 419 373 60 107 26 1 7 60 9 0 40 33 .287 .361 .418 .779 156 4 1 1
17 Raymond Reed 32 90 327 279 54 90 11 0 23 67 1 0 41 61 .323 .407 .609 1.016 170 2 0 5
18 Ken Roesler* 23 33 157 141 30 40 7 2 4 23 2 0 14 13 .284 .350 .447 .797 63 1 0 1
19 David Russell 20 15 53 40 7 10 3 0 2 8 0 0 13 14 .250 .434 .475 .909 19 0 0 0
20 Bill Ryan 20 34 75 62 16 14 1 1 3 13 0 0 9 34 .226 .338 .419 .757 26 2 1 1
21 Richard Sherrow 20 4 6 2 .333
22 Raymond Short 20 40 53 46 4 10 0 0 1 6 0 0 5 15 .217 .288 .283 .571 13 0 1 1
23 Arnold Umbach 18 11 27 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .043 .083 .043 .127 1 0 3 0
24 John Wells* 22 38 37 25 6 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 9 13 .160 .382 .240 .622 6 0 3 0
24 Players 22.0 127 5085 4389 810 1265 227 36 133 724 67 17 572 935 .288 .373 .447 .821 1963 83 49 34 41
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 Edward Banach 25 9 6 .600 5.25 33 13 4 1 120.0 139 80 70 14 49 116 1 0 3 1.567 10.4 1.0 3.7 8.7 2.37
2 Wade Blasingame* 17 6 3 .667 4.70 13 12 6 0 90.0 91 52 47 6 51 94 0 0 7 1.578 9.1 0.6 5.1 9.4 1.84
3 Red Bresnehan 20 5 3 .625 5.54 18 12 3 0 91.0 110 68 56 12 51 59 4 2 7 1.769 10.9 1.2 5.0 5.8 1.16
4 Harold Gelein* 20 9 5 .643 4.05 19 16 5 1 120.0 108 69 54 7 60 137 4 0 14 1.400 8.1 0.5 4.5 10.3 2.28
5 Richard Holden* 21 10 4 .714 3.73 19 14 8 0 111.0 106 61 46 12 48 112 2 0 9 1.387 8.6 1.0 3.9 9.1 2.33
6 John Nance 18 5 6 .455 5.70 30 16 4 1 109.0 119 84 69 9 78 75 6 0 17 1.807 9.8 0.7 6.4 6.2 0.96
7 Raymond Reed 32 0 0 1 0
8 Bill Ryan 20 13 5 .722 3.74 25 23 13 3 171.0 162 100 71 15 90 156 8 3 11 1.474 8.5 0.8 4.7 8.2 1.73
9 Richard Sherrow 20 0 1 .000 3.18 4 2 17.0 23 11 6 0 9 0 1.882 12.2 0.0 4.8
10 Raymond Short 20 6 6 .500 4.45 31 4 1 1 97.0 107 53 48 11 34 94 3 0 3 1.454 9.9 1.0 3.2 8.7 2.76
11 Arnold Umbach 18 2 6 .250 6.13 10 10 3 0 69.0 78 55 47 9 42 52 4 1 6 1.739 10.2 1.2 5.5 6.8 1.24
12 John Wells* 22 7 10 .412 5.19 37 5 0 0 104.0 120 75 60 8 49 76 6 0 7 1.625 10.4 0.7 4.2 6.6 1.55
12 Players 20.4 72 55 .567 127 127 707 6

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
Butler Powell 103 814 55 14 7 .984 8.44 11
David Russell 11 79 9 3 0 .967 8.00 2
Dennis Johnson 10 75 3 5 1 .940 7.80 2

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Kopacz 127 1062 76 26 106 .978 8.96

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ty Clayton 103 228 284 18 71 .966 4.97
Chico Diaz 29 67 91 5 24 .969 5.45

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Gomez 120 81 214 33 20 .899 2.46
Chico Diaz 10 7 23 2 3 .938 3.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Liptak 109 201 310 48 70 .914 4.69
Ty Clayton 19 32 62 6 17 .940 4.95

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenneth Cullum 116 175 16 9 2 .955 1.65
Chico Diaz 86 96 13 10 1 .916 1.27
Ethan Blackaby 84 122 9 11 2 .923 1.56
Raymond Reed 77 59 3 8 0 .886 0.81
Ken Roesler 33 52 7 3 1 .952 1.79
Harold Gelein 17 20 2 1 0 .957 1.29

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Wells 37 4 27 0 3 1.000 0.84
Edward Banach 33 8 13 1 0 .955 0.64
Raymond Short 31 3 8 1 0 .917 0.35
John Nance 30 7 21 1 1 .966 0.93
Bill Ryan 25 13 26 5 1 .886 1.56
Harold Gelein 19 11 16 2 2 .931 1.42
Richard Holden 19 2 22 2 1 .923 1.26
Red Bresnehan 18 4 17 1 1 .955 1.17
Wade Blasingame 13 2 13 1 2 .938 1.15
Arnold Umbach 10 1 15 2 0 .889 1.60
Richard Sherrow 4 0.00
Raymond Reed 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Edward Banach 25 R R 6' 1.0" 165 May 12, 1936 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ethan Blackaby 20 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 24, 1940 Cincinnati, OH, US
Wade Blasingame 17 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 22, 1943 Deming, NM, US
Red Bresnehan 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 27, 1941 Oconomowoc, WI, US
Ty Clayton 23 R R 5' 10.0" 173 Mar 17, 1938 NC, US
Kenneth Cullum 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 27, 1937 New Britain, CT, US
Chico Diaz 20 R R 5' 10.0" 160 May 12, 1941 Isabela de Sagua, CU
Harold Gelein 20 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 7, 1940 Hibbing, MN, US
Rafael Gomez 21 R R 5' 8.0" 163 Sep 6, 1939 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Richard Holden 21 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 7, 1940 Pittsburgh, PA, US
George Huntington 20 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 5, 1940 Hanover, NH, US
Dennis Johnson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 5, 1940 St. Croix, WI, US
George Kopacz 20 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 26, 1941 Chicago, IL, US
Ronald Liptak 23 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Aug 29, 1937 Bridgeport, CT, US
John Nance 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 25, 1942 Paducah, KY, US
Butler Powell 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 13, 1938 New Orleans, LA, US
Raymond Reed 32 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Feb 1, 1929 Chattaroy, WV, US
Ken Roesler 23 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 23, 1938 Merrill, WI, US
David Russell 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 16, 1941
Bill Ryan 20 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Feb 25, 1941 Fair Haven, VT, US
Richard Sherrow 20 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 25, 1941 Canonsburg, PA, US
Raymond Short 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 9, 1940
Arnold Umbach 18 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 6, 1942 Williamsburg, VA, US
John Wells 22 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Oct 15, 1938 Woodstock, VT, US

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