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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
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 Octavio Acosta 20 5 7 0 .000
2 Bob Anderton 26 29 32 27 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 .148 .233 .185 .419 5 0 2 0 0
3 Bill Bell 25 14 20 20 3 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 10 .200 .200 .400 .600 8 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
4 Dick Brockell 24 54 191 171 21 40 8 0 5 21 2 14 21 .234 .286 .368 .654 63 0 2 4 0
5 James Brown 25 34 141 135 18 31 3 0 4 22 2 4 26 .230 .248 .341 .589 46 0 0 2 2
6 Duncan Campbell 21 25 92 76 10 19 3 1 1 9 2 9 18 .250 .352 .355 .707 27 4 1 2 1
7 Don Corella* 25 30 49 43 1 7 1 0 1 6 0 2 19 .163 .200 .256 .456 11 0 4 0 0
8 William Dial* 22 29 57 44 4 8 1 0 0 5 0 9 8 .182 .321 .205 .525 9 0 4 0 0
9 Jim Dickson* 21 6 6 2 .333
10 Donald Dobrino 24 3 8 3 .375
11 Jack Falls* 28 4 7 2 .286
12 Aaron Flores# 21 3 2 0 .000
13 Francis Glamp 27 51 185 153 12 32 2 0 4 18 2 23 47 .209 .315 .301 .616 46 2 4 3 1
14 Howie Goss 24 56 213 197 15 49 7 2 3 17 3 13 41 .249 .294 .350 .644 69 0 2 1 2
15 Reginaldo Grenald 27 134 517 454 60 130 25 4 10 60 7 57 94 .286 .366 .425 .791 193 1 3 2 1
16 Reginald Hamilton 22 123 517 459 67 110 19 3 5 41 10 50 72 .240 .318 .327 .645 150 4 2 2 2
17 Ray Hathaway 42 4 2 0 .000
18 Thomas Hull 25 14 12 10 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 .300 .364 .300 .664 3 0 1 0 0
19 Rodger Irvine 18 2 4 0 .000
20 Bill Jackson 24 85 348 264 50 60 9 1 13 42 9 74 66 .227 .394 .417 .811 110 2 3 5 6
21 David Jimenez 25 25 38 34 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 16 .059 .059 .059 .118 2 0 4 0 0
22 John Kelly# 22 17 18 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .059 .111 .059 .170 1 0 0 0 0
23 Nick Koback 23 50 156 133 18 30 6 2 3 20 0 19 26 .226 .321 .368 .689 49 1 0 3 1
24 Jack Lamabe 22 34 50 46 1 8 1 0 0 3 0 4 15 .174 .240 .196 .436 9 0 0 0 0
25 Raymond Looney* 22 22 94 76 12 11 1 0 4 10 0 18 16 .145 .309 .316 .624 24 0 0 0 1
26 Bennett Malcolm 25 3 4 1 .250
27 Willie Melendez 23 132 550 481 68 122 22 3 8 48 1 50 35 .254 .328 .362 .690 174 7 4 8 4
28 Freed Messner 23 83 256 231 22 54 10 0 7 36 0 19 72 .234 .298 .368 .666 85 3 1 2 1
29 Dick Newberg 22 31 39 34 3 4 3 0 0 1 0 4 10 .118 .211 .206 .416 7 0 1 0 0
30 John Oldham 26 12 6 0 .000 Stats for 2 teams
31 Harold Perry 22 4 2 0 .000
32 Elmo Plaskett 21 30 107 96 14 36 8 0 4 12 0 10 16 .375 .439 .583 1.023 56 1 0 0 1
33 Benny Rich 26 4 8 3 .375
34 Edward Sada 20 122 534 487 57 118 15 4 8 49 4 33 43 .242 .294 .339 .633 165 4 7 3 4
35 Red Swanson 22 27 58 49 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 18 .061 .115 .061 .177 3 1 6 0 0
36 Bob Thorpe 24 4 4 1 .250
37 Anthony Washington* 22 30 127 113 14 24 4 0 0 7 5 11 20 .212 .286 .248 .534 28 1 1 1 4
38 George Watts* 25 27 105 88 12 18 4 1 2 12 0 16 14 .205 .333 .341 .674 30 1 0 0 2
39 Dave Wickersham 23 18 39 33 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 8 .152 .176 .182 .358 6 0 5 0 0
40 Harry Williams 26 133 524 480 61 124 20 3 12 34 8 36 84 .258 .309 .388 .697 186 1 3 4 4
40 Players 23.6 139 5130 4490 549 1069 177 24 94 485 54 41 494 850 .238 .316 .351 .667 1576 37 67 42 36
* - 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 Octavio Acosta 20 1 1 .500 5
2 Bob Anderton 26 3 3 .500 2.35 28 3 1 1 88.0 74 31 23 4 31 2 45 2 0 0 1.193 7.6 0.4 3.2 4.6 1.45
3 Bill Bell 25 2 0 1.000 4.32 13 10 1 0 50.0 38 29 24 4 50 1 30 3 1 3 1.760 6.8 0.7 9.0 5.4 0.60 Stats for 2 teams
4 Don Corella* 25 9 5 .643 3.39 27 13 5 1 130.0 130 61 49 4 57 3 92 3 1 8 1.438 9.0 0.3 3.9 6.4 1.61
5 William Dial* 22 11 8 .579 2.85 27 22 9 4 139.0 114 57 44 7 78 4 87 2 0 7 1.381 7.4 0.5 5.1 5.6 1.12
6 Jim Dickson 21 2 0 1.000 6
7 Donald Dobrino 24 0 1 .000 3
8 Joe Drotar 22 0 0 4
9 Aaron Flores* 21 0 1 .000 3
10 Ray Hathaway 42 0 0 4
11 Thomas Hull 25 1 1 .500 4.50 14 0 0 0 30.0 30 21 15 3 15 2 12 1 0 2 1.500 9.0 0.9 4.5 3.6 0.80
12 Rodger Irvine 18 1 0 1.000 2
13 David Jimenez 25 7 3 .700 2.00 18 15 7 3 108.0 68 30 24 5 66 3 112 3 0 1 1.241 5.7 0.4 5.5 9.3 1.70
14 John Kelly* 22 2 6 .250 2.45 17 8 1 0 55.0 42 25 15 2 47 2 43 5 0 7 1.618 6.9 0.3 7.7 7.0 0.91
15 Jack Lamabe 22 5 15 .250 3.95 29 14 6 0 130.0 129 75 57 12 71 11 66 1 0 10 1.538 8.9 0.8 4.9 4.6 0.93
16 Bennett Malcolm 25 0 1 .000 2
17 Dick Newberg 22 5 10 .333 4.04 31 11 4 1 98.0 72 53 44 6 96 6 55 2 0 4 1.714 6.6 0.6 8.8 5.1 0.57
18 John Oldham* 26 1 2 .333 4.50 12 4 0 0 34.0 35 25 17 7 25 0 13 1 0 2 1.765 9.3 1.9 6.6 3.4 0.52 Stats for 2 teams
19 Harold Perry 22 0 1 .000 4
20 Benny Rich 26 3 1 .750 4
21 Red Swanson 22 10 7 .588 3.65 24 18 7 1 143.0 138 74 58 13 56 4 75 2 0 2 1.357 8.7 0.8 3.5 4.7 1.34
22 Bob Thorpe 24 1 0 1.000 3
23 Dave Wickersham 23 6 5 .545 2.69 18 12 5 2 97.0 90 35 29 4 30 2 58 2 0 4 1.237 8.4 0.4 2.8 5.4 1.93
23 Players 23.5 70 69 .504 3.34 139 139 70 69 16 1202.0 1068 565 446 77 658 42 753 36 2 56 1.436 8.0 0.6 4.9 5.6 1.14
* - 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
Freed Messner 55 216 33 6 7 .976 4.53 7
Dick Brockell 49 288 34 6 3 .982 6.57 4
Nick Koback 39 188 21 4 4 .981 5.36 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Jackson 85 788 62 7 77 .992 10.00
Anthony Washington 30 246 25 5 34 .982 9.03
Raymond Looney 22 193 19 2 22 .991 9.64

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willie Melendez 131 291 360 16 100 .976 4.97

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Sada 104 114 198 28 21 .918 3.00
Francis Glamp 32 44 58 9 8 .919 3.19

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Reginald Hamilton 120 215 404 41 81 .938 5.16
Edward Sada 16 35 55 4 21 .957 5.63

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Reginaldo Grenald 126 189 10 7 0 .966 1.58
Harry Williams 125 286 9 4 1 .987 2.36
Howie Goss 55 95 6 2 3 .981 1.84
James Brown 34 50 1 1 0 .981 1.50
George Watts 26 40 4 0 0 1.000 1.69
Duncan Campbell 19 37 2 3 0 .929 2.05
Elmo Plaskett 18 27 3 0 0 1.000 1.67
Francis Glamp 15 18 3 0 0 1.000 1.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Newberg 31 6 12 2 1 .900 0.58
Jack Lamabe 29 5 14 2 1 .905 0.66
Bob Anderton 28 4 13 3 1 .850 0.61
Don Corella 27 9 20 1 1 .967 1.07
William Dial 27 7 20 1 2 .964 1.00
Red Swanson 24 10 31 6 1 .872 1.71
David Jimenez 18 8 12 3 1 .870 1.11
Dave Wickersham 18 7 22 1 1 .967 1.61
John Kelly 17 5 7 4 0 .750 0.71
Thomas Hull 14 2 5 1 0 .875 0.50
Bill Bell 13 1 4 1 0 .833 0.38 Stats for 2 teams
John Oldham 12 3 11 2 0 .875 1.17 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Dickson 6 0.00
Octavio Acosta 5 0.00
Joe Drotar 4 0.00
Ray Hathaway 4 0.00
Harold Perry 4 0.00
Benny Rich 4 0.00
Donald Dobrino 3 0.00
Aaron Flores 3 0.00
Bob Thorpe 3 0.00
Rodger Irvine 2 0.00
Bennett Malcolm 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Octavio Acosta 20 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Dec 20, 1938
Bob Anderton 26 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Apr 29, 1933 Cullman, AL, US
Bill Bell 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 24, 1933 Goldsboro, NC, US
Dick Brockell 24 R R 6' 4.0" 198 Aug 4, 1934 Wilmington, DE, US
James Brown 25 R 6' 0.0" 180 1934
Duncan Campbell 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 21, 1937 Bluefields, NI
Don Corella 25 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 14, 1934 San Luis Obispo, CA, US
William Dial 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 15, 1936 Chillicothe, MO, US
Jim Dickson 21 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 20, 1938 Portland, OR, US
Donald Dobrino 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 3, 1935 Mount Olive, IL, US
Joe Drotar 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 8, 1936 Homestead, PA, US
Jack Falls 28 L R 5' 11.0" 186 Jun 14, 1931 Gastonia, NC, US
Aaron Flores 21 S L 5' 11.0" 185 Apr 6, 1938 Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, MX
Francis Glamp 27 R 5' 11.0" 190 1932
Howie Goss 24 R R 6' 4.0" 204 Nov 1, 1934 Wewoka, OK, US
Reginaldo Grenald 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1932
Reginald Hamilton 22 R R 5' 6.0" 150 Aug 4, 1936 Washington, DC, US
Ray Hathaway 42 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 13, 1916 Greenville, OH, US
Thomas Hull 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1934
Rodger Irvine 18 R R 6' 3.0" 182 Sep 1, 1940 Toronto, ON, CA
Bill Jackson 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 3, 1934 Pocatello, ID, US
David Jimenez 25 R R 6' 3.0" 188 1934 CU
John Kelly 22 S L 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 10, 1937 Detroit, MI, US
Nick Koback 23 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Jul 19, 1935 Hartford, CT, US
Jack Lamabe 22 R R 6' 1.0" 198 Oct 3, 1936 Farmingdale, NY, US
Raymond Looney 22 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 5, 1937 McKeesport, PA, US
Bennett Malcolm 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1934
Willie Melendez 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 28, 1935
Freed Messner 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 5, 1935
Dick Newberg 22 R R 6' 3.0" 207 Jun 28, 1937 New Haven, CT, US
John Oldham 26 R L 6' 3.0" 198 Nov 6, 1932 Salinas, CA, US
Harold Perry 22 R R 5' 11.0" 150 1937
Elmo Plaskett 21 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Jun 27, 1938 Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI
Benny Rich 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1933
Edward Sada 20 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 1, 1938 San Diego, CA, US
Red Swanson 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 15, 1936 Baton Rouge, LA, US
Michael Thornton 19 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Apr 14, 1940
Bob Thorpe 24 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 12, 1935 San Diego, CA, US
Anthony Washington 22 L L 6' 2.0" 183 Jan 9, 1937 Chicago, IL, US
George Watts 25 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1934
Dave Wickersham 23 R R 6' 3.0" 188 Sep 27, 1935 Erie, PA, US
Harry Williams 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 1, 1932 Los Angeles, CA, US

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