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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
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 George Alusik 26 102 420 379 70 113 27 1 14 81 1 41 26 .298 .367 .485 .852 184
2 Ossie Alvarez 27 43 142 132 18 33 4 1 0 9 1 10 12 .250 .303 .295 .598 39
3 Sandy Amoros* 31 128 555 452 92 117 35 7 10 58 10 103 58 .259 .396 .434 .830 196
4 Jim Baumer 30 118 510 478 71 148 27 4 12 76 3 32 65 .310 .353 .458 .811 219
5 Bob Bruce 28 4 11 2 .182
6 Wyman Carey* 24 31 45 39 6 9 0 1 0 5 0 6 8 .231 .333 .282 .615 11
7 Jerry Casale 27 14 30 28 2 7 1 1 1 7 0 2 6 .250 .300 .464 .764 13
8 Harry Chiti 28 51 192 177 23 52 9 0 7 24 0 15 24 .294 .349 .463 .812 82
9 Jay Cooke* 24 116 427 360 71 88 15 5 6 53 3 67 74 .244 .363 .364 .727 131
10 Ed Donnelly* 30 23 60 56 5 14 1 0 0 6 0 4 9 .250 .300 .268 .568 15
11 Bob Dustal 25 34 14 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .091 .286 .091 .377 1
12 Dick Egan* 24 13 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 1
13 Larry Foster* 23 31 43 41 1 9 1 0 0 6 0 2 11 .220 .256 .244 .500 10
14 Doug Gallagher 21 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Fred Gladding* 25 17 33 32 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 12 .125 .152 .125 .277 4
16 Purnal Goldy 23 46 151 141 23 43 8 2 3 21 3 10 24 .305 .351 .454 .805 64
17 Joe Grzenda 24 17 29 28 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 20 .036 .069 .036 .105 1
18 Jim Hughes 26 85 290 275 32 75 16 2 3 39 2 15 54 .273 .310 .378 .689 104
19 Frank Kostro 23 73 208 184 24 50 8 2 4 26 4 24 31 .272 .356 .402 .758 74
20 Dick McAuliffe* 21 64 299 269 68 95 14 14 5 31 4 30 35 .353 .418 .565 .983 152
21 Jimmie McDaniel 28 150 631 554 101 156 27 3 30 114 10 77 174 .282 .369 .504 .873 279
22 Manny Montejo 25 41 15 15 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 4 .133 .133 .267 .400 4
23 Jackie Moore 22 43 152 134 8 32 3 0 0 8 0 18 14 .239 .329 .261 .590 35
24 Ron Nischwitz# 23 28 75 70 5 13 4 1 0 10 0 5 23 .186 .240 .271 .511 19
25 Alfred Paschal 26 20 86 83 12 21 2 1 1 8 0 3 10 .253 .279 .337 .616 28
26 Albert Pehanick 25 41 27 25 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 17 .040 .111 .040 .151 1
27 Jay Porter 28 137 530 470 71 133 23 6 19 77 3 60 55 .283 .364 .479 .843 225
28 Jackson Queen 24 19 82 64 13 26 4 0 1 5 0 18 11 .406 .537 .516 1.052 33
29 Gordon Seyfried 23 30 77 69 9 14 4 1 1 13 0 8 22 .203 .286 .333 .619 23
30 Don Wert 22 137 563 519 89 170 25 8 12 75 6 44 49 .328 .380 .476 .856 247
30 Players 26.0 150 5810 5103 822 1430 258 61 129 757 50 604 859 .280 .353 .431 .784 2197 153 56 47 42
* - 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 Bob Bruce 28 2 0 1.000 3.67 4 4 27.0 28 11 11 2 19 1.741 9.3 0.7 6.3
2 Wyman Carey* 24 8 8 .500 5.28 31 15 109.0 120 73 64 11 65 1.697 9.9 0.9 5.4
3 Jerry Casale 27 4 1 .800 5.66 12 10 62.0 76 44 39 7 23 1.597 11.0 1.0 3.3
4 Ed Donnelly* 30 8 10 .444 4.60 22 22 141.0 167 86 72 14 44 1.496 10.7 0.9 2.8
5 Bob Dustal 25 4 3 .571 3.55 34 1 66.0 70 29 26 6 13 1.258 9.5 0.8 1.8
6 Dick Egan* 24 1 1 .500 5.62 13 0 24.0 31 18 15 2 10 1.708 11.6 0.8 3.8
7 Larry Foster 23 6 14 .300 4.19 31 18 144.0 145 85 67 4 91 1.639 9.1 0.2 5.7
8 Doug Gallagher* 21 0 1 .000 2.57 1 1 7.0 8 2 2 0 2 1.429 10.3 0.0 2.6
9 Fred Gladding 25 7 3 .700 2.20 17 9 86.0 80 25 21 1 26 1.233 8.4 0.1 2.7
10 Joe Grzenda* 24 3 6 .333 3.34 17 12 89.0 96 42 33 8 37 1.494 9.7 0.8 3.7
11 Manny Montejo 25 2 3 .400 3.44 41 0 68.0 51 30 26 1 50 1.485 6.8 0.1 6.6
12 Ron Nischwitz* 23 11 10 .524 3.56 28 23 182.0 206 84 72 10 44 1.374 10.2 0.5 2.2
13 Albert Pehanick 25 5 5 .500 4.81 41 8 103.0 105 67 55 12 47 1.476 9.2 1.0 4.1
14 Gordon Seyfried 23 14 8 .636 4.36 30 27 198.0 244 107 96 16 38 1.424 11.1 0.7 1.7
14 Players 24.7 75 73 .507 4.13 150 150 102 48 5 1305.2 1427 703 599 94 509 26 828 38 2 68 5782 1.483 9.8 0.6 3.5 5.7 1.63
* - 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

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jay Porter 71 379 34 4 3 .990 5.82 9
Harry Chiti 47 290 22 4 3 .987 6.64 6
Jackie Moore 40 218 26 3 4 .988 6.10 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jay Cooke 102 925 28 11 93 .989 9.34
Jay Porter 56 476 30 1 49 .998 9.04

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Baumer 118 316 352 23 91 .967 5.66
Alfred Paschal 20 54 40 4 16 .959 4.70
Jim Hughes 15 36 48 3 18 .966 5.60

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Wert 132 102 308 27 25 .938 3.11
Jim Hughes 19 11 41 1 3 .981 2.74

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick McAuliffe 64 106 227 24 49 .933 5.20
Ossie Alvarez 38 73 106 10 13 .947 4.71
Jim Hughes 38 57 117 10 28 .946 4.58

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmie McDaniel 146 220 12 13 2 .947 1.59
Sandy Amoros 123 260 10 6 2 .978 2.20
George Alusik 102 183 10 9 1 .955 1.89
Purnal Goldy 35 48 1 3 0 .942 1.40
Frank Kostro 34 41 1 3 0 .933 1.24
Jackson Queen 18 47 0 3 0 .940 2.61

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
George Alusik 26 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Feb 11, 1935 Ashley, PA, US
Ossie Alvarez 27 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 19, 1933 Bolondron, CU
Sandy Amoros 31 L L 5' 7.0" 170 Jan 30, 1930 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Jim Baumer 30 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 29, 1931 Tulsa, OK, US
Bob Bruce 28 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 16, 1933 Detroit, MI, US
Wyman Carey 24 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 9, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Jerry Casale 27 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 27, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Harry Chiti 28 R R 6' 2.0" 221 Nov 16, 1932 Kincaid, IL, US
Jay Cooke 24 L L 6' 1.0" 195 1937
Ed Donnelly 30 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 5, 1930 Philadelphia, PA, US
Bob Dustal 25 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Sep 28, 1935 Sayreville, NJ, US
Dick Egan 24 L L 6' 4.0" 193 Mar 24, 1937 Berkeley, CA, US
Larry Foster 23 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 24, 1937 Lansing, MI, US
Doug Gallagher 21 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 21, 1940 Fremont, OH, US
Fred Gladding 25 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Jun 28, 1936 Flat Rock, MI, US
Purnal Goldy 23 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 28, 1937 Camden, NJ, US
Joe Grzenda 24 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Jim Hughes 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 21, 1934
Frank Kostro 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 4, 1937 Windber, PA, US
Dick McAuliffe 21 L R 5' 11.0" 176 Nov 29, 1939 Hartford, CT, US
Jimmie McDaniel 28 R R 6' 2.0" 181 Dec 14, 1932 Marshall, MO, US
Manny Montejo 25 R R 5' 11.0" 150 Oct 16, 1935 Caibarien, CU
Jackie Moore 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1939 Jay, FL, US
Ron Nischwitz 23 S L 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 1, 1937 Dayton, OH, US
Alfred Paschal 26 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1935
Albert Pehanick 25 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Aug 27, 1935 Scranton, PA, US
Jay Porter 28 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 17, 1933 Shawnee, OK, US
Jackson Queen 24 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jun 7, 1937 Cuthbert, GA, US
Gordon Seyfried 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 4, 1937 Long Beach, CA, US
Don Wert 22 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Jul 29, 1938 Strasburg, PA, US

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