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1961 Greenville Spinners

1961 > Class A > 1961 South Atlantic League
Overall: 72-66
Scored 583 runs, Allowed 591 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-70

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Roy Hartsfield
Represented: Greenville, SC
Ballpark: Meadowbrook Park (Greenville, SC)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 Braxton Bailey 22 16 68 60 8 13 1 1 0 6 1 8 3 .217 .309 .267 .575 16
2 Lowell Barnhart 29 19 72 62 8 13 3 0 1 7 1 10 12 .210 .319 .306 .626 19
3 Bill Berrier 23 94 408 359 61 107 10 2 1 37 9 49 26 .298 .382 .345 .728 124
4 Fran Boniar 29 18 57 52 5 12 1 1 0 3 1 5 7 .231 .298 .288 .587 15
5 Philip Brown 20 30 48 47 5 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 13 .106 .125 .106 .231 5
6 Arthur Burnett* 27 15 64 54 4 11 1 0 0 6 3 10 10 .204 .328 .222 .550 12
7 Mike Castanon 23 34 78 73 2 7 1 0 1 8 1 5 18 .096 .154 .151 .305 11
8 Bobby Catton 23 77 269 228 19 45 9 0 1 28 0 41 44 .197 .320 .250 .570 57
9 Jose Cesar 23 108 446 413 49 112 14 3 9 46 1 33 61 .271 .325 .385 .710 159
10 Mel Corbo* 21 138 573 514 81 136 23 10 16 84 9 59 117 .265 .340 .442 .782 227
11 Joseph Curtin 21 7 18 2 0 0 0 .111 .111 2
12 Albert Fantuzzi* 25 47 182 159 24 39 5 0 0 8 3 23 12 .245 .341 .277 .617 44
13 Howard Galloway 24 31 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
14 Bob Giallombardo* 24 27 35 30 3 7 0 1 1 1 0 5 6 .233 .343 .400 .743 12
15 Phil Graf 24 19 13 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 .125 .462 .125 .587 1
16 Wendell Hall 27 97 328 273 32 68 14 2 2 35 3 55 45 .249 .375 .337 .712 92
17 Roy Hartsfield 35 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Pfilip Hunt 24 12 38 34 6 6 2 0 0 1 0 4 3 .176 .263 .235 .498 8
19 William Kalmes 24 24 40 38 4 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 17 .079 .125 .079 .204 3
20 Irvin Knowles 21 26 104 91 16 14 0 1 0 9 0 13 23 .154 .260 .176 .435 16
21 Leonard Lindborg 25 71 229 215 26 48 6 2 8 28 1 14 53 .223 .271 .381 .652 82
22 Melvin McGavock 24 31 84 83 1 20 3 1 0 9 0 1 24 .241 .250 .301 .551 25
23 Denny Midgette 22 15 13 13 3 6 3 0 0 6 0 0 2 .462 .462 .692 1.154 9
24 Larry Miller* 24 21 35 35 3 7 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 .200 .200 .257 .457 9
25 Joe Moeller 18 6 15 2 .133
26 Thomas Richards 22 23 84 74 7 17 3 0 0 2 1 10 7 .230 .321 .270 .592 20
27 J.E. Rowe 24 4 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1
28 Wayne Scarbrough* 21 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Dick Smith 22 126 517 474 73 125 22 8 19 89 23 43 111 .264 .325 .464 .789 220
30 Gary Smith 24 137 584 514 70 121 18 5 0 29 6 70 65 .235 .327 .290 .617 149
31 Ed Strichek 25 48 23 18 6 5 2 0 1 4 0 5 9 .278 .435 .556 .990 10 Stats for 2 teams
32 Johnny Werhas 23 106 420 357 48 89 17 4 8 43 4 63 67 .249 .362 .387 .748 138
33 Nick Willhite* 20 29 91 86 9 19 3 1 0 7 0 5 14 .221 .264 .279 .543 24
34 Kenneth Worley 30 14 35 31 5 8 3 0 0 3 0 4 5 .258 .343 .355 .698 11 Stats for 2 teams
35 Ford Young 25 9 25 3 .120
36 Thomas Young* 20 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Players 23.4 138 5114 4468 583 1065 162 43 67 499 66 37 540 838 .238 .318 .339 .657 1514 71 35 31
* - 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 Philip Brown 20 8 10 .444 3.94 30 15 137.0 150 75 60 8 45 1.423 9.9 0.5 3.0
2 Howard Galloway 24 2 4 .333 5.31 31 3 78.0 91 59 46 5 49 1.795 10.5 0.6 5.7
3 Bob Giallombardo* 24 2 5 .286 4.66 13 9 58.0 51 38 30 7 39 1.552 7.9 1.1 6.1
4 Phil Graf 24 1 3 .250 6.03 19 1 37.1 37 28 25 1 37 1.982 8.9 0.2 8.9
5 Pfilip Hunt 24 0 0 1
6 William Kalmes* 24 5 8 .385 3.54 23 20 124.2 93 62 49 6 111 1.636 6.7 0.4 8.0
7 Leonard Lindborg 25 0 0 1
8 Melvin McGavock 24 15 13 .536 3.21 30 28 227.0 233 104 81 16 49 1.242 9.2 0.6 1.9
9 Denny Midgette 22 1 2 .333 8.25 15 3 36.0 40 38 33 4 33 2.028 10.0 1.0 8.2
10 Larry Miller* 24 7 6 .538 2.87 19 10 94.0 75 40 30 3 30 1.117 7.2 0.3 2.9
11 Joe Moeller 18 5 1 .833 1.06 6 6 51.0 35 7 6 0 6 0.804 6.2 0.0 1.1
12 Wayne Scarbrough* 21 1 1 .500 8.16 7 14.1 14 13 13 1.884 8.8 8.2
13 Ed Strichek 25 11 4 .733 3.91 48 2 103.2 100 54 45 16 45 1.399 8.7 1.4 3.9 Stats for 2 teams
14 Nick Willhite* 20 16 9 .640 1.80 28 27 230.0 176 64 46 14 46 0.965 6.9 0.5 1.8
15 Ford Young 25 4 2 .667 3.90 9 9 60.0 61 29 26 4 26 1.450 9.2 0.6 3.9
16 Thomas Young 20 2 0 1.000 2.76 3 16.1 15 5 4 1.163 8.3 2.2
16 Players 22.9 72 66 .522 3.54 138 138 68 70 15 1198.1 1130 591 471 74 576 31 852 41 4 41 5205 1.424 8.5 0.6 4.3 6.4 1.48
* - 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
Bobby Catton 74 503 35 7 3 .987 7.27 14
Wendell Hall 67 423 46 3 3 .994 7.00 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mel Corbo 138 1107 78 23 124 .981 8.59

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Cesar 107 274 386 19 78 .972 6.17
Irvin Knowles 24 59 68 6 22 .955 5.29

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Werhas 106 92 199 34 19 .895 2.75
Mike Castanon 21 19 34 8 2 .869 2.52

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Smith 138 202 324 34 69 .939 3.81

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Smith 126 268 10 6 5 .979 2.21
Bill Berrier 94 197 5 7 0 .967 2.15
Leonard Lindborg 54 79 5 6 0 .933 1.56
Albert Fantuzzi 40 64 1 3 0 .956 1.63
Thomas Richards 23 39 3 3 1 .933 1.83
Lowell Barnhart 17 27 1 2 0 .933 1.65
Braxton Bailey 16 22 1 1 0 .958 1.44
Wendell Hall 15 10 2 0 0 1.000 0.80
Arthur Burnett 14 26 3 4 0 .879 2.07
Fran Boniar 12 15 3 4 0 .818 1.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Braxton Bailey 22 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Nov 15, 1938
Lowell Barnhart 29 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1932
Bill Berrier 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 21, 1938 Harrisburg, PA, US
Fran Boniar 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1932
Philip Brown 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Apr 27, 1941 Philadelphia, PA, US
Arthur Burnett 27 L R 5' 11.0" 175 1934
Mike Castanon 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 28, 1937
Bobby Catton 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Dec 17, 1937 New Orleans, LA, US
Jose Cesar 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 25, 1937
Mel Corbo 21 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 16, 1940 San Antonio, TX, US
Joseph Curtin 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1940
Albert Fantuzzi 25 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1936
Howard Galloway 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1937
Bob Giallombardo 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 May 20, 1937 Brooklyn, NY, US
Phil Graf 24 R R 6' 5.0" 197 Jan 14, 1937 Sioux City, IA, US
Wendell Hall 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1934
Roy Hartsfield 35 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 25, 1925 Chattahoochee, GA, US
Pfilip Hunt 24 R R 5' 9.0" 168 1937
William Kalmes 24 R L 6' 3.0" 195 1937
Irvin Knowles 21 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Feb 25, 1940
Leonard Lindborg 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 2, 1935 Compton, CA, US
Melvin McGavock 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 31, 1937
Denny Midgette 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 19, 1938
Larry Miller 24 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 19, 1937 Topeka, KS, US
Joe Moeller 18 R R 6' 5.0" 192 Feb 15, 1943 Blue Island, IL, US
Thomas Richards 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1939
J.E. Rowe 24 R R 6' 1.0" 174 Mar 13, 1937 Ocilla, GA, US
Wayne Scarbrough 21 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 21, 1939
Dick Smith 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 May 17, 1939 Lebanon, OR, US
Gary Smith 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 26, 1936
Ed Strichek 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 4, 1935 Youngstown, OH, US
Johnny Werhas 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 7, 1938 Highland Park, MI, US
Nick Willhite 20 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 27, 1941 Tulsa, OK, US
Kenneth Worley 30 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1931
Ford Young 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1936
Thomas Young 20 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 25, 1940

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