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1961 Denver Bears

1961 > Class AAA > 1961 American Association
Overall: 75-73
Scored 822 runs, Allowed 703 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-63

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Charlie Metro
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1George Alusik2610243637970113271148114126.298.369.485.8541846281
2Ossie Alvarez27431471321833410911012.250.308.295.603391400
3Sandy Amoros*311285654529211735710581010358.259.400.434.8341965324
4Jim Baumer3011852247871148274127633265.310.355.458.8132195168
5Bob Bruce284112.182
6Wyman Carey*24314739690105068.231.348.282.630111100
7Jerry Casale27143028271117026.250.300.464.764130000
8Harry Chiti285119517723529072401524.294.345.463.809820122
9Jay Cooke*24116432360718815565336774.244.361.364.7251311043
10Ed Donnelly*302362565141006049.250.300.268.568150200
11Bob Dustal25341411110000032.091.286.091.37710000
12Dick Egan*241355110000004.200.200.200.40010000
13Larry Foster*233150411910060211.220.250.244.494100610
14Doug Gallagher21120000.000.0000
15Fred Gladding*251736323400010112.125.176.125.30141200
16Purnal Goldy234015114123438232131024.305.351.454.805640003
17Joe Grzenda241732280100010120.036.067.036.10210210
18Jim Hughes2685292275327516233921554.273.309.378.6871040112
19Frank Kostro237321618424508242642431.272.360.402.762743231
20Dick McAuliffe*21643012696895141453143035.353.418.565.9831520203
21Jimmie McDaniel28150638554101156273301141077174.282.366.504.8692790165
22Manny Montejo25411515120102004.133.133.267.40040000
23Jackie Moore2243152134832300801814.239.329.261.590350002
24Ron Nischwitz#23287770513410100523.186.237.271.508190110
25Alfred Paschal26209383122121180310.253.276.337.613280610
26Albert Pehanick254131252100000217.040.111.040.15110400
27Jay Porter2813753647071133236197736055.283.364.479.8432251326
28Jesse Queen241983641326401501811.406.537.5161.052330100
29Gordon Seyfried23308169914411130822.203.282.333.615230310
30Don Wert2213758351989170258127564449.328.379.476.8552474884
30 Players26.01505810510382214302586112975750604859.280.353.431.7842197153564742
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Bob Bruce28201.0003.674427.028111121901.7419.30.76.3
2Wyman Carey*2488.5005.28311530109.01207364116537420121.6979.90.95.46.11.14
3Jerry Casale2741.8005.6612102062.07644397230504031.59711.01.03.37.32.17
4Ed Donnelly*30810.4444.60222262141.0167867214440473011.49610.70.92.83.01.07
5Bob Dustal2543.5713.553410066.07029266133551031.2589.50.81.87.54.23
6Dick Egan*2411.5005.621300024.03118152100161041.70811.60.83.86.01.60
7Larry Foster23614.3004.19311860144.01458567491111341161.6399.10.25.77.11.24
8Doug Gallagher*2101.0002.57117.08220201.42910.30.02.6
9Fred Gladding2573.7002.201793086.08025211262732031.2338.40.12.77.62.81
10Joe Grzenda*2436.3333.3417125089.09642338371581031.4949.70.83.75.91.57
11Manny Montejo2523.4003.444100068.05130261507946061.4856.80.16.612.41.88
12Ron Nischwitz*231110.5243.562823110182.0206847210440733051.37410.20.52.23.61.66
13Albert Pehanick2555.5004.8141811103.0105675512474648081.4769.21.04.15.61.36
14Gordon Seyfried23148.6364.363027111198.02441079616385902141.42411.10.71.74.12.37
14 Players24.77573.5074.131501501024851305.2142770359994509268283826857821.4839.80.63.55.71.63
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Jay Porter713793443.9905.829
Harry Chiti472902243.9876.646
Jackie Moore402182634.9886.103

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jay Cooke102925281193.9899.34
Jay Porter5647630149.9989.04

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jim Baumer1183163522391.9675.66
Alfred Paschal205440416.9594.70
Jim Hughes153648318.9665.60

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Don Wert1321023082725.9383.11
Jim Hughes19114113.9812.74

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dick McAuliffe641062272449.9335.20
Ossie Alvarez38731061013.9474.71
Jim Hughes38571171028.9464.58
Frank Kostro15294447.9484.87

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jimmie McDaniel14622012132.9471.59
Sandy Amoros1232601062.9782.20
George Alusik1021831091.9551.89
Purnal Goldy3548130.9421.40
Frank Kostro3441130.9331.24
Jesse Queen1847030.9402.61

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Manny Montejo41411001.0000.37
Albert Pehanick4132041.8520.56
Bob Dustal3421011.9230.35
Wyman Carey3152531.9090.97
Larry Foster3152431.9060.94
Gordon Seyfried301335051.0001.60
Ron Nischwitz2834242.9181.61
Ed Donnelly2263611.9771.91
Fred Gladding17019011.0001.12
Joe Grzenda1731312.9410.94
Dick Egan131811.9000.69
Jerry Casale1238001.0000.92

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
George Alusik26RR6' 3.0"175Feb 11, 1935Ashley, PA, US
Ossie Alvarez27RR5' 10.0"165Oct 19, 1933Bolondron, CU
Sandy Amoros31LL5' 7.0"170Jan 30, 1930La Habana, La Habana, CU
Jim Baumer30RR6' 2.0"185Jan 29, 1931Tulsa, OK, US
Bob Bruce28RR6' 3.0"200May 16, 1933Detroit, MI, US
Wyman Carey24LL5' 11.0"160Nov 9, 1936Chicago, IL, US
Jerry Casale27RR6' 2.0"200Sep 27, 1933Brooklyn, NY, US
Harry Chiti28RR6' 2.0"221Nov 16, 1932Kincaid, IL, US
Jay Cooke24LL6' 1.0"1951937
Ed Donnelly30LL6' 1.0"180Aug 5, 1930Philadelphia, PA, US
Bob Dustal25RR6' 0.0"172Sep 28, 1935Sayreville, NJ, US
Dick Egan24LL6' 4.0"193Mar 24, 1937Berkeley, CA, US
Larry Foster23LR6' 0.0"185Dec 24, 1937Lansing, MI, US
Doug Gallagher21RL6' 3.0"195Feb 21, 1940Fremont, OH, US
Fred Gladding25LR6' 1.0"220Jun 28, 1936Flat Rock, MI, US
Purnal Goldy23RR6' 5.0"200Nov 28, 1937Camden, NJ, US
Joe Grzenda24RL6' 2.0"180Jun 8, 1937Scranton, PA, US
Jim Hughes26RR6' 3.0"185Oct 21, 1934
Frank Kostro23RR6' 2.0"190Aug 4, 1937Windber, PA, US
Dick McAuliffe21LR5' 11.0"176Nov 29, 1939Hartford, CT, US
Jimmie McDaniel28RR6' 2.0"181Dec 14, 1932Marshall, MO, US
Manny Montejo25RR5' 11.0"150Oct 16, 1935Caibarien, CU
Jackie Moore22RR6' 0.0"180Feb 19, 1939Jay, FL, US
Ron Nischwitz23SL6' 3.0"205Jul 1, 1937Dayton, OH, US
Alfred Paschal26RR6' 0.0"1651935
Albert Pehanick25RR6' 5.0"195Aug 27, 1935Scranton, PA, US
Jay Porter28RR6' 2.0"180Jan 17, 1933Shawnee, OK, US
Jesse Queen24RR5' 9.0"170Jun 7, 1937Cuthbert, GA, US
Gordon Seyfried23RR6' 0.0"185Jul 4, 1937Long Beach, CA, US
Don Wert22RR5' 10.0"162Jul 29, 1938Strasburg, PA, US

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