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1961 Topeka Reds

1961 > Class B > 1961 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 79-50
Scored 753 runs, Allowed 678 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-58

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Dave Bristol
Represented: Topeka, KS
Ballpark: Owl Ball Park (Topeka, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Harvey Alex2026606100.100.1177
2Ollie Brantley298150000.000.0000
3Dave Bristol285914641829.281.54880
4Vic Davalillo*2414216101.286.47610
5Ted Davidson2123433000.070.0703
6Ivan Davis2143176100.353.4127
7Gerald Dawson#231144009019510.225.373149
8Martin Dihigo18376910400.145.20314
9Larry Dovel2112154100.267.3335
10John Flavin*19234513400.289.37817
11Tommy Harper20124426138271115.324.545232
12Tommy Helms2012148413413102.277.357173
13Richard Hopkins*229235.217
14Stan Jones2138399100.231.25610
15Alva Kinney2131324100.125.1565
16Ted Maley*221111.000
17Henry Maly21420000.000.0000
18Michael Mattiace#2129644000.063.0634
19Miles McWilliams*2012546314230914.307.501232
20Evan Paoletti*22431.333
21Mel Queen*1912945912220514.266.423194
22Lawrence Rancourt*2489266801536.301.447119
23Billy Reeves*234112428504.226.36345
24Art Shamsky*1911640311620415.288.469189
25Adolfo Suarez264913823705.167.32645
26Sam Thompson*23454411100.250.27312
27Mario Zambrano231154151191867.287.410170
27 Players21.312949944218753111519955102652135650853.264.359.410.770173074834334
* - 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
1Harvey Alex201210.5454.062625173.01681027819881.4808.71.04.6
2Ollie Brantley2921.6673.868435.03421153121.3148.70.83.1
3Dave Bristol28001
4Vic Davalillo*24301.0004.3211025.02212122111.3207.90.74.0
5Ted Davidson*21137.6503.312319155.0138755718861.4458.01.05.0
6Ivan Davis2151.8332.5443185.08832246431.5419.30.64.6
7Larry Dovel2124.3338.239635.03934325312.00010.01.38.0
8John Flavin*1983.7274.891717103.0101705613671.6318.81.15.9
9Stan Jones21115.6884.74348114.0116646020411.3779.21.63.2
10Alva Kinney2178.4675.323116115.0121776818621.5919.51.44.9
11Henry Maly21004
12Michael Mattiace21139.5914.312726186.018510789201041.5549.01.05.0
13Sam Thompson*2332.6005.7724578.08462507551.7829.70.86.3
13 Players21.27950.6124.54129129785161114.01121678562132610528404347350081.5549.
* - 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


Lawrence Rancourt64389168.9816.33
Adolfo Suarez41249298.9726.78
Billy Reeves40252167.9756.70


Miles McWilliams12210334914.9878.87


Tommy Harper12128531523.9634.96


Mel Queen1278222826.9232.44


Tommy Helms12017837838.9364.63


Art Shamsky115174139.9541.63
Gerald Dawson1132091312.9491.96
Mario Zambrano11221579.9611.98
Martin Dihigo354512.9581.31
Dave Bristol161131.9330.88


Ivan Davis430.00
Stan Jones340.00
Alva Kinney310.00
Michael Mattiace270.00
Harvey Alex260.00
Sam Thompson240.00
Ted Davidson230.00
John Flavin170.00
Vic Davalillo110.00
Larry Dovel90.00
Ollie Brantley80.00
Henry Maly40.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Harvey Alex20RR6' 4.0"210Dec 19, 1940Yorktown, TX, US
Ollie Brantley29RR6' 3.0"1781932Lexon, AR, US
Dave Bristol28RR5' 11.0"175Jun 23, 1933Bristol, GA, US
Vic Davalillo24LL5' 7.0"150Jul 31, 1936Churuguara, Falcon, VE
Ted Davidson21RL6' 0.0"192Oct 4, 1939Las Vegas, NV, US
Ivan Davis21RR5' 9.0"1801940
Gerald Dawson23SR6' 3.0"1851938
Martin Dihigo18RR6' 2.0"185Sep 17, 1942
Larry Dovel21RR6' 3.0"195Sep 25, 1939
John Flavin19LL6' 2.0"208May 7, 1942Albany, CA, US
Tommy Harper20RR5' 9.0"165Oct 14, 1940Oak Grove, LA, US
Tommy Helms20RR5' 10.0"165May 5, 1941Charlotte, NC, US
Richard Hopkins22LL6' 0.0"1751939
Stan Jones21RR6' 0.0"180Jan 10, 1940
Alva Kinney21RR6' 0.0"1801940
Ted Maley22LR6' 0.0"200Mar 7, 1939
Henry Maly21RR6' 2.0"1951940
Michael Mattiace21SR6' 1.0"185Aug 13, 1939New York, NY, US
Miles McWilliams20LR6' 4.0"200Nov 12, 1940Anguilla, MS, US
Evan Paoletti22LL5' 11.0"1751939
Mel Queen19LR6' 1.0"189Mar 26, 1942Johnson City, NY, US
Lawrence Rancourt24LR6' 0.0"185Oct 20, 1936
Billy Reeves23LR6' 2.0"180Jun 29, 1938Gladewater, TX, US
Art Shamsky19LL6' 1.0"168Oct 14, 1941St. Louis, MO, US
Adolfo Suarez26RR5' 10.0"1801935
Sam Thompson23LL6' 1.0"174Jul 7, 1937Columbia, SC, US
Mario Zambrano23RR5' 11.0"170Mar 4, 1938Central Union, CU

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