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1961 Visalia A's

1961 > Class C > 1961 California League
Overall: 60-79
Scored 773 runs, Allowed 844 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-75

Affiliation: Kansas City Athletics-AL
Manager: Bobby Hofman
Represented: Visalia, CA
Ballpark: Recreation Park (Visalia, CA)
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 Gene Adams 22 61 234 205 46 62 15 3 0 32 3 1 29 26 .302 .389 .405 .794 83 Stats for 2 teams
2 Bobby Coggins* 23 15 23 22 3 5 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 7 .227 .261 .318 .579 7
3 John Doty* 19 10 38 34 4 9 0 0 0 5 0 0 4 14 .265 .342 .265 .607 9
4 Bill Dukes* 23 117 495 446 78 129 26 8 12 63 16 4 49 86 .289 .360 .464 .824 207
5 Brian Dye* 20 24 85 74 11 13 1 0 1 6 0 0 11 32 .176 .282 .230 .512 17
6 Raymond Etchebarren 22 17 62 53 8 10 1 0 1 5 3 2 9 16 .189 .306 .264 .571 14
7 Robert Golick 23 43 45 40 2 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 11 .200 .289 .225 .514 9
8 Ken Harrelson 19 135 579 535 94 161 23 2 25 114 15 9 44 100 .301 .354 .492 .846 263
9 James Hemphill 19 47 140 123 16 22 2 3 6 16 1 0 17 43 .179 .279 .390 .669 48
10 Paul Hyatt 21 49 191 174 20 45 8 1 0 19 3 0 17 42 .259 .325 .316 .641 55
11 Tommy Jones* 23 29 77 64 11 13 3 0 0 9 0 0 13 18 .203 .338 .250 .588 16
12 Bill Landis* 18 22 49 44 7 9 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 16 .205 .286 .205 .490 9
13 Jerry Leone* 22 118 483 405 64 100 17 1 1 34 10 6 78 84 .247 .369 .301 .670 122
14 Edwin Madsen 24 40 148 135 23 31 7 1 0 10 2 5 13 36 .230 .297 .296 .594 40
15 Jay May* 19 11 27 27 5 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .259 .259 .333 .593 9
16 Edgar Millerstrom 20 12 31 31 6 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 .258 .258 .258 .516 8
17 Kenneth Norwood# 21 38 63 60 9 12 1 1 1 8 0 0 3 19 .200 .238 .300 .538 18
18 Clement Pfaehler 24 10 46 32 7 8 4 0 0 1 1 0 14 4 .250 .478 .375 .853 12
19 Jose Pizarro 20 10 19 19 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 .211 .211 .263 .474 5
20 Andres Rivera 21 126 506 482 81 127 20 6 23 84 9 1 24 154 .263 .298 .473 .771 228
21 Luis Rodriguez 22 15 66 63 12 18 3 1 2 11 0 0 3 11 .286 .318 .460 .778 29
22 Jose Santiago 20 8 93 92 11 21 0 0 2 9 0 0 1 27 .228 .237 .293 .530 27
23 Dario Segui 24 25 25 20 2 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 5 9 .250 .400 .400 .800 8
24 Norman Shill* 22 51 202 165 32 42 11 2 5 35 0 0 37 39 .255 .391 .436 .827 72
25 Larry Stahl* 20 131 481 429 67 118 17 5 4 58 5 2 52 112 .275 .353 .366 .719 157
26 Gene Tagliaferri# 22 7 6 1 .167
27 Joseph Tita 20 8 15 2 .133
28 Thomas Videtich 21 117 456 367 71 101 17 2 10 79 0 1 89 95 .275 .417 .414 .831 152
29 John Wojcik* 19 139 607 525 86 168 22 4 17 90 15 6 82 59 .320 .412 .474 .886 249
29 Players 20.9 139 5293 4643 773 1246 201 39 111 697 81 36 598 1083 .268 .350 .400 .750 1858 76 19 33
* - 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 Bobby Coggins 23 1 3 .250 8.22 11 3 46.0 57 52 42 10 32 1.935 11.2 2.0 6.3
2 Robert Golick 23 11 9 .550 6.24 43 11 127.0 174 111 88 15 55 1.803 12.3 1.1 3.9
3 Tommy Jones* 23 11 10 .524 4.91 29 27 185.0 178 118 101 18 96 1.481 8.7 0.9 4.7
4 Bill Landis* 18 4 11 .267 6.47 21 20 121.0 111 104 87 3 128 1.975 8.3 0.2 9.5
5 Jay May* 19 3 4 .429 4.56 11 11 71.0 74 48 36 2 59 1.873 9.4 0.3 7.5
6 Edgar Millerstrom 20 4 6 .400 6.39 11 11 76.0 94 61 54 8 38 1.737 11.1 0.9 4.5
7 Kenneth Norwood 21 7 11 .389 4.45 38 14 164.0 167 107 81 14 93 1.585 9.2 0.8 5.1
8 Jose Santiago 20 13 13 .500 4.26 34 29 222.0 215 124 105 19 130 1.554 8.7 0.8 5.3
9 Dario Segui 24 3 7 .300 6.62 25 3 72.0 91 69 53 9 54 2.014 11.4 1.1 6.8
10 Gene Tagliaferri 22 1 0 1.000 5.25 7 2 24.0 24 15 14 4 16 1.667 9.0 1.5 6.0
11 Joseph Tita 20 2 4 .333 5.27 8 7 41.0 47 32 24 4 13 1.463 10.3 0.9 2.9
12 Thomas Videtich 21 0 1 .000 1
12 Players 21.2 60 79 .432 139 139 844 6
* - 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
Thomas Videtich 112 893 68 24 13 .976 8.58 14
James Hemphill 26 138 22 7 2 .958 6.15 12

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Harrelson 84 613 40 15 44 .978 7.77
Norman Shill 51 382 18 4 24 .990 7.84

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Leone 109 201 237 34 28 .928 4.02
Raymond Etchebarren 17 32 44 5 8 .938 4.47
Gene Adams 12 17 32 8 1 .860 4.08 Stats for 2 teams
Edwin Madsen 12 19 28 5 2 .904 3.92

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Hyatt 47 38 78 11 7 .913 2.47
Ken Harrelson 43 42 52 10 4 .904 2.19
Bill Dukes 28 31 29 16 2 .789 2.14
Edwin Madsen 18 17 21 6 1 .864 2.11

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Dukes 78 128 211 29 31 .921 4.35
Gene Adams 32 41 72 10 11 .919 3.53 Stats for 2 teams
Brian Dye 16 23 29 8 6 .867 3.25
Clement Pfaehler 10 14 23 3 2 .925 3.70

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Wojcik 138 184 16 12 3 .943 1.45
Andres Rivera 126 267 13 13 3 .956 2.22
Larry Stahl 123 196 16 15 0 .934 1.72
Luis Rodriguez 15 15 5 0 0 1.000 1.33
Ken Harrelson 14 14 1 0 0 1.000 1.07

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gene Adams 22 R R 5' 8.0" 155 1939
Bobby Coggins 23 L R 6' 3.0" 210 1938
John Doty 19 L R 6' 3.0" 215 1942
Bill Dukes 23 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 6, 1937 Orangeburg, SC, US
Brian Dye 20 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 23, 1941
Raymond Etchebarren 22 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jul 12, 1938
Robert Golick 23 R R 6' 0.0" 176 1938
Ken Harrelson 19 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 4, 1941 Woodruff, SC, US
James Hemphill 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1942
Paul Hyatt 21 R R 5' 10.0" 172 1940
Tommy Jones 23 L L 5' 11.0" 165 1938
Bill Landis 18 L L 6' 2.0" 178 Oct 8, 1942 Hanford, CA, US
Jerry Leone 22 L R 5' 9.0" 170 1939 Boston, MA, US
Edwin Madsen 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1937
Jay May 19 L L 6' 1.0" 184 Jun 4, 1942
Edgar Millerstrom 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 12, 1940
Kenneth Norwood 21 S R 5' 10.0" 160 1940
Clement Pfaehler 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1937
Jose Pizarro 20 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Dec 20, 1940
Andres Rivera 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1940
Luis Rodriguez 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 6, 1939
Jose Santiago 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 15, 1940 Juana Diaz, PR
Dario Segui 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1937
Norman Shill 22 L L 6' 1.0" 190 1939
Larry Stahl 20 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 29, 1941 Belleville, IL, US
Gene Tagliaferri 22 S R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 28, 1939 Millbrae, CA, US
Joseph Tita 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1941
Thomas Videtich 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 4, 1940 Tama, IA, US
John Wojcik 19 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 6, 1942 Olean, NY, US

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