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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
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 Harvey Alex 20 26 74 60 6 6 1 0 0 1 0 8 41 .100 .206 .117 .323 7 0 6 0 0
2 Ollie Brantley 29 8 15 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Dave Bristol 28 59 167 146 28 41 8 2 9 32 6 18 30 .281 .365 .548 .913 80 2 0 1 2
4 Vic Davalillo* 24 14 22 21 5 6 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 .286 .318 .476 .794 10 0 0 0 0
5 Ted Davidson 21 23 61 43 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 11 29 .070 .255 .070 .324 3 0 6 1 0
6 Ivan Davis 21 43 23 17 2 6 1 0 0 2 1 4 6 .353 .500 .412 .912 7 1 1 0 0
7 Gerald Dawson# 23 114 462 400 57 90 19 5 10 59 5 55 70 .225 .319 .373 .691 149 1 4 2 6
8 Martin Dihigo 18 37 80 69 8 10 4 0 0 4 0 9 28 .145 .250 .203 .453 14 1 0 1 0
9 Larry Dovel 21 12 16 15 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 .267 .250 .333 .583 5 0 0 1 0
10 John Flavin* 19 23 54 45 5 13 4 0 0 6 0 6 5 .289 .373 .378 .750 17 0 3 0 0
11 Tommy Harper 20 124 576 426 131 138 27 11 15 65 31 136 91 .324 .488 .545 1.032 232 6 2 6 5
12 Tommy Helms 20 121 543 484 86 134 13 10 2 57 13 32 40 .277 .324 .357 .682 173 4 19 4 0
13 Richard Hopkins* 22 9 23 5 .217
14 Stan Jones 21 38 41 39 3 9 1 0 0 4 0 0 21 .231 .231 .256 .487 10 0 2 0 0
15 Alva Kinney 21 31 40 32 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 4 23 .125 .222 .156 .378 5 0 4 0 0
16 Ted Maley* 22 1 1 1 1.000
17 Henry Maly 21 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Michael Mattiace# 21 29 74 64 5 4 0 0 0 2 0 6 30 .063 .143 .063 .205 4 0 4 0 0
19 Miles McWilliams* 20 125 540 463 84 142 30 9 14 102 14 59 102 .307 .386 .501 .887 232 5 6 7 4
20 Evan Paoletti* 22 4 3 1 .333
21 Mel Queen* 19 129 542 459 72 122 20 5 14 88 13 68 83 .266 .366 .423 .788 194 6 6 3 1
22 Lawrence Rancourt* 24 89 333 266 46 80 15 3 6 38 9 57 48 .301 .422 .447 .870 119 2 4 4 8
23 Billy Reeves* 23 41 149 124 19 28 5 0 4 20 2 20 34 .226 .345 .363 .707 45 3 1 1 0
24 Art Shamsky* 19 116 499 403 82 116 20 4 15 66 11 82 66 .288 .410 .469 .879 189 5 4 5 1
25 Adolfo Suarez 26 49 159 138 16 23 7 0 5 18 3 16 26 .167 .248 .326 .574 45 0 2 3 1
26 Sam Thompson* 23 45 59 44 14 11 1 0 0 9 1 14 14 .250 .431 .273 .704 12 0 1 0 0
27 Mario Zambrano 23 115 465 415 77 119 18 6 7 58 26 37 54 .287 .343 .410 .752 170 1 7 5 2
27 Players 21.3 129 4994 4218 753 1115 199 55 102 652 135 650 853 .264 .359 .410 .770 1730 74 83 43 34
* - 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 Harvey Alex 20 12 10 .545 4.06 26 25 12 2 173.0 168 102 78 19 88 5 85 4 0 12 1.480 8.7 1.0 4.6 4.4 0.97
2 Ollie Brantley 29 2 1 .667 3.86 8 4 1 0 35.0 34 21 15 3 12 3 30 2 0 1 1.314 8.7 0.8 3.1 7.7 2.50
3 Dave Bristol 28 0 0 1 0
4 Vic Davalillo* 24 3 0 1.000 4.32 11 0 0 0 25.0 22 12 12 2 11 0 23 2 0 3 1.320 7.9 0.7 4.0 8.3 2.09
5 Ted Davidson* 21 13 7 .650 3.31 23 19 8 1 155.0 138 75 57 18 86 5 142 2 0 6 1.445 8.0 1.0 5.0 8.2 1.65
6 Ivan Davis 21 5 1 .833 2.54 43 1 1 0 85.0 88 32 24 6 43 11 42 2 0 7 1.541 9.3 0.6 4.6 4.4 0.98
7 Larry Dovel 21 2 4 .333 8.23 9 6 2 0 35.0 39 34 32 5 31 2 42 1 0 5 2.000 10.0 1.3 8.0 10.8 1.35
8 John Flavin* 19 8 3 .727 4.89 17 17 8 1 103.0 101 70 56 13 67 3 104 4 1 10 1.631 8.8 1.1 5.9 9.1 1.55
9 Stan Jones 21 11 5 .688 4.74 34 8 1 0 114.0 116 64 60 20 41 7 92 9 0 1 1.377 9.2 1.6 3.2 7.3 2.24
10 Alva Kinney 21 7 8 .467 5.32 31 16 4 0 115.0 121 77 68 18 62 5 73 2 0 11 1.591 9.5 1.4 4.9 5.7 1.18
11 Henry Maly 21 0 0 4 0
12 Michael Mattiace 21 13 9 .591 4.31 27 26 13 2 186.0 185 107 89 20 104 6 150 14 3 12 1.554 9.0 1.0 5.0 7.3 1.44
13 Sam Thompson* 23 3 2 .600 5.77 24 5 1 0 78.0 84 62 50 7 55 3 53 1 0 4 1.782 9.7 0.8 6.3 6.1 0.96
13 Players 21.2 79 50 .612 4.54 129 129 78 51 6 1114.0 1121 678 562 132 610 52 840 43 4 73 5008 1.554 9.1 1.1 4.9 6.8 1.38
* - 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
Lawrence Rancourt 64 389 16 8 2 .981 6.33 12
Adolfo Suarez 41 249 29 8 4 .972 6.78 5
Billy Reeves 40 252 16 7 8 .975 6.70 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Miles McWilliams 122 1033 49 14 103 .987 8.87

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Harper 121 285 315 23 75 .963 4.96
Dave Bristol 13 26 20 0 8 1.000 3.54

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mel Queen 127 82 228 26 11 .923 2.44

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Helms 120 178 378 38 74 .936 4.63
Dave Bristol 11 14 25 1 4 .975 3.55

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Shamsky 115 174 13 9 2 .954 1.63
Gerald Dawson 113 209 13 12 5 .949 1.96
Mario Zambrano 112 215 7 9 1 .961 1.98
Martin Dihigo 35 45 1 2 1 .958 1.31
Lawrence Rancourt 21 35 1 0 0 1.000 1.71
Dave Bristol 16 11 3 1 0 .933 0.88

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ivan Davis 43 7 27 1 1 .971 0.79
Stan Jones 34 4 20 0 2 1.000 0.71
Alva Kinney 31 7 20 3 3 .900 0.87
Michael Mattiace 27 7 27 0 3 1.000 1.26
Harvey Alex 26 9 43 2 4 .963 2.00
Sam Thompson 24 7 14 1 1 .955 0.88
Ted Davidson 23 7 23 2 3 .938 1.30
John Flavin 17 1 18 0 0 1.000 1.12
Vic Davalillo 11 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.64
Larry Dovel 9
Ollie Brantley 8
Henry Maly 4

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Harvey Alex 20 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Dec 19, 1940 Yorktown, TX, US
Ollie Brantley 29 R R 6' 3.0" 178 1932 Lexon, AR, US
Dave Bristol 28 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 23, 1933 Bristol, GA, US
Vic Davalillo 24 L L 5' 7.0" 150 Jul 31, 1936 Churuguara, Falcon, VE
Ted Davidson 21 R L 6' 0.0" 192 Oct 4, 1939 Las Vegas, NV, US
Ivan Davis 21 R R 5' 9.0" 180 1940
Gerald Dawson 23 S R 6' 3.0" 185 1938
Martin Dihigo 18 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 17, 1942
Larry Dovel 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 25, 1939
John Flavin 19 L L 6' 2.0" 208 May 7, 1942 Albany, CA, US
Tommy Harper 20 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 14, 1940 Oak Grove, LA, US
Tommy Helms 20 R R 5' 10.0" 165 May 5, 1941 Charlotte, NC, US
Richard Hopkins 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1939
Stan Jones 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 10, 1940
Alva Kinney 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1940
Ted Maley 22 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Mar 7, 1939
Henry Maly 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1940
Michael Mattiace 21 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 13, 1939 New York, NY, US
Miles McWilliams 20 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 12, 1940 Anguilla, MS, US
Evan Paoletti 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1939
Mel Queen 19 L R 6' 1.0" 189 Mar 26, 1942 Johnson City, NY, US
Lawrence Rancourt 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 20, 1936
Billy Reeves 23 L R 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 29, 1938 Gladewater, TX, US
Art Shamsky 19 L L 6' 1.0" 168 Oct 14, 1941 St. Louis, MO, US
Adolfo Suarez 26 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1935
Sam Thompson 23 L L 6' 1.0" 174 Jul 7, 1937 Columbia, SC, US
Mario Zambrano 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Mar 4, 1938 Central Union, CU

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