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1959 Columbus/Gastonia Pirates

1959 > Class A > 1959 South Atlantic League
Overall: 70-69
Scored 549 runs, Allowed 565 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-71

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Ray Hathaway
Represented: Columbus, GA and Gastonia, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Octavio Acosta20570.000
2Bob Anderton26293227041000036.
3Bill Bell251420203410130010.200.200.400.60080000Stats for 2 teams
4Dick Brockell245419117121408052121421.234.286.368.654630240
5James Brown25341411351831304222426.230.248.341.589460022
6Duncan Campbell21259276101931192918.250.352.355.707274121
7Don Corella*253049431710160219.
8William Dial*22295744481005098.182.321.205.52590400
9Jim Dickson*21662.333
10Donald Dobrino24383.375
11Jack Falls*28472.286
12Aaron Flores#21320.000
13Francis Glamp275118515312322041822347.209.315.301.616462431
14Howie Goss245621319715497231731341.249.294.350.644690212
15Reginaldo Grenald2713451745460130254106075794.286.366.425.7911931321
16Reginald Hamilton2212351745967110193541105072.240.318.327.6451504222
17Ray Hathaway42420.000
18Thomas Hull25141210130001013.300.364.300.66430100
19Rodger Irvine18240.000
20Bill Jackson2485348264506091134297466.227.394.417.8111102356
21David Jimenez252538345200001016.
22John Kelly#22171817110000018.
23Nick Koback235015613318306232001926.226.321.368.689491031
24Jack Lamabe223450461810030415.
25Raymond Looney*2222947612111041001816.145.309.316.624240001
26Bennett Malcolm25341.250
27Willie Melendez231325504816812222384815035.254.328.362.6901747484
28Freed Messner2383256231225410073601972.234.298.368.666853121
29Dick Newberg223139343430010410.
30John Oldham261260.000Stats for 2 teams
31Harold Perry22420.000
32Elmo Plaskett21301079614368041201016.375.439.5831.023561001
33Benny Rich26483.375
34Edward Sada201225344875711815484943343.242.294.339.6331654734
35Red Swanson222758496300000218.
36Bob Thorpe24441.250
37Anthony Washington*22301271131424400751120.
38George Watts*25271058812184121201614.205.333.341.674301002
39Dave Wickersham23183933051002018.
40Harry Williams2613352448061124203123483684.258.309.388.6971861344
40 Players23.613951304490549106917724944855441494850.238.316.351.667157637674236
* - 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
1Octavio Acosta2011.5005
2Bob Anderton2633.5002.352831188.07431234312452001.1937.
3Bill Bell25201.0004.3213101050.03829244501303131.7606. for 2 teams
4Don Corella*2595.6433.39271351130.013061494573923181.4389.
5William Dial*22118.5792.85272294139.011457447784872071.3817.
6Jim Dickson21201.0006
7Donald Dobrino2401.0003
8Joe Drotar22004
9Aaron Flores*2101.0003
10Ray Hathaway42004
11Thomas Hull2511.5004.501400030.03021153152121021.5009.
12Rodger Irvine18101.0002
13David Jimenez2573.7002.00181573108.068302456631123011.2415.
14John Kelly*2226.2502.451781055.04225152472435071.6186.
15Jack Lamabe22515.2503.95291460130.012975571271116610101.5388.
16Bennett Malcolm2501.0002
17Dick Newberg22510.3334.0431114198.07253446966552041.7146.
18John Oldham*2612.3334.501240034.03525177250131021.7659. for 2 teams
19Harold Perry2201.0004
20Benny Rich2631.7504
21Red Swanson22107.5883.65241871143.0138745813564752021.3578.
22Bob Thorpe24101.0003
23Dave Wickersham2365.5452.6918125297.09035294302582041.2378.
23 Players23.57069.5043.341391397069161202.010685654467765842753362561.4368.
* - 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


Freed Messner552163367.9764.537
Dick Brockell492883463.9826.574
Nick Koback391882144.9815.365


Bill Jackson8578862777.99210.00
Anthony Washington3024625534.9829.03
Raymond Looney2219319222.9919.64


Willie Melendez13129136016100.9764.97


Edward Sada1041141982821.9183.00
Francis Glamp32445898.9193.19


Reginald Hamilton1202154044181.9385.16
Edward Sada163555421.9575.63


Reginaldo Grenald1261891070.9661.58
Harry Williams125286941.9872.36
Howie Goss5595623.9811.84
James Brown3450110.9811.50
George Watts26404001.0001.69
Duncan Campbell1937230.9292.05
Elmo Plaskett18273001.0001.67
Francis Glamp15183001.0001.40


Dick Newberg3161221.9000.58
Jack Lamabe2951421.9050.66
Bob Anderton2841331.8500.61
Don Corella2792011.9671.07
William Dial2772012.9641.00
Red Swanson24103161.8721.71
David Jimenez1881231.8701.11
Dave Wickersham1872211.9671.61
John Kelly175740.7500.71
Thomas Hull142510.8750.50
Bill Bell131410.8330.38Stats for 2 teams
John Oldham1231120.8751.17Stats for 2 teams
Jim Dickson60.00
Octavio Acosta50.00
Joe Drotar40.00
Ray Hathaway40.00
Harold Perry40.00
Benny Rich40.00
Donald Dobrino30.00
Aaron Flores30.00
Bob Thorpe30.00
Rodger Irvine20.00
Bennett Malcolm20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Octavio Acosta20RR6' 4.0"180Dec 20, 1938
Bob Anderton26RR6' 3.0"180Apr 29, 1933Cullman, AL, US
Bill Bell25RR6' 3.0"200Oct 24, 1933Goldsboro, NC, US
Dick Brockell24RR6' 4.0"198Aug 4, 1934Wilmington, DE, US
James Brown25R6' 0.0"1801934
Duncan Campbell21RR5' 10.0"175Oct 21, 1937Bluefields, NI
Don Corella25LL6' 2.0"185Apr 14, 1934San Luis Obispo, CA, US
William Dial22LL6' 0.0"180Sep 15, 1936Chillicothe, MO, US
Jim Dickson21LR6' 1.0"185Apr 20, 1938Portland, OR, US
Donald Dobrino24RR6' 3.0"205Feb 3, 1935Mount Olive, IL, US
Joe Drotar22RR6' 1.0"180Oct 8, 1936Homestead, PA, US
Jack Falls28LR5' 11.0"186Jun 14, 1931Gastonia, NC, US
Aaron Flores21SL5' 11.0"185Apr 6, 1938Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, MX
Francis Glamp27R5' 11.0"1901932
Howie Goss24RR6' 4.0"204Nov 1, 1934Wewoka, OK, US
Reginaldo Grenald27RR5' 11.0"1701932
Reginald Hamilton22RR5' 6.0"150Aug 4, 1936Washington, DC, US
Ray Hathaway42RR6' 0.0"165Oct 13, 1916Greenville, OH, US
Thomas Hull25RR6' 3.0"1851934
Rodger Irvine18RR6' 3.0"182Sep 1, 1940Toronto, ON, CA
Bill Jackson24RR6' 3.0"195Sep 3, 1934Pocatello, ID, US
David Jimenez25RR6' 3.0"1881934CU
John Kelly22SL6' 4.0"195Jan 10, 1937Detroit, MI, US
Nick Koback23RR6' 0.0"187Jul 19, 1935Hartford, CT, US
Jack Lamabe22RR6' 1.0"198Oct 3, 1936Farmingdale, NY, US
Raymond Looney22LL6' 0.0"185Jan 5, 1937McKeesport, PA, US
Bennett Malcolm25RR6' 2.0"2001934
Willie Melendez23RR5' 9.0"165Sep 28, 1935
Freed Messner23RR6' 1.0"200Sep 5, 1935
Dick Newberg22RR6' 3.0"207Jun 28, 1937New Haven, CT, US
John Oldham26RL6' 3.0"198Nov 6, 1932Salinas, CA, US
Harold Perry22RR5' 11.0"1501937
Elmo Plaskett21RR5' 10.0"195Jun 27, 1938Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI
Benny Rich26RR6' 1.0"1901933
Edward Sada20RR6' 2.0"180Jul 1, 1938San Diego, CA, US
Red Swanson22RR6' 1.0"175Oct 15, 1936Baton Rouge, LA, US
Michael Thornton19LL6' 3.0"210Apr 14, 1940
Bob Thorpe24RR6' 1.0"170Jun 12, 1935San Diego, CA, US
Anthony Washington22LL6' 2.0"183Jan 9, 1937Chicago, IL, US
George Watts25LR6' 2.0"2051934
Dave Wickersham23RR6' 3.0"188Sep 27, 1935Erie, PA, US
Harry Williams26RR6' 1.0"180Dec 1, 1932Los Angeles, CA, US

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