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1966 Denver Bears

1966 > Class AAA > 1966 Pacific Coast League (East)
Overall: 79-68
Scored 762 runs, Allowed 747 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-72

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Cal Ermer
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1965 / 1967

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Charles Benson2416434141211011118.293.326.366.69115100
2Walt Bond*28122408361641141731874113642.316.385.529.914191704
3Ron Clark23146608531841562641694845971.294.361.448.8102384212
4Jerry Crider2412330110000001.333.333.6671.0002000
5Jerry Fosnow2519881200000003.
6Art Fowler43461160000000044.000.400.000.4000010
7Gene Garnell#276110000000000.
8Don Gregson233721186300020013.
9Carroll Hardy331142862553766104636312435.259.319.400.719102115
10Ron Henry299431928544761121656002880.267.339.488.826139402
11Hank Izquierdo35561961801944121022001221.244.299.322.62158220
12Jim Jenkins226120519424367322821733.
13Ron Keller23821171511030026.294.400.471.8718110
14Frank Kostro28140550483741453261078535242.300.365.453.819219258
15Marty Martinez#249735030742961110321023638.313.384.355.739109061
16Mel Nelson3037424089202700115.225.244.425.66917010
17Chuck Nieson234125211200020017.
18Jim Ollom203310890510100700746.
19Bobo Osborne*3012638732954761121853235481.231.341.441.782145202
20Bill Pleis*28201392000000035.000.308.000.3080100
21Frank Quilici2714559452877135179854335372.256.329.367.696194571
22Paul Ratliff*22299992720314900637.217.273.402.67537100
23Rich Reese*241385414958516231711741443638.327.377.485.861240523
24Rick Renick22321099415183129201128.191.290.309.59829220
25Garry Roggenburk2612302725100000012.
26Jim Roland232332283400010036.
27Curt Sauer2212323038200200117.267.290.333.62410010
28Ted Uhlaender*26432041853763925211101716.341.399.492.89191110
29Sandy Valdespino*27723232935794214839431829.321.363.502.864147435
30Lacy West249771200010001.
31Bill Whitby22359282516300600436.
31 Players26.6148566850407621380232521267116626477833.274.339.415.755209446614446
* - 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
1Jerry Crider2411.5006.631200019.02715142110111022.00012.
2Jerry Fosnow*2501.0007.311920032.04638266180273052.00012.
3Art Fowler4382.8002.314600070.06218183164470031.1148.
4Gene Garnell2702.0007.20600010.0179802080001.90015.
5Don Gregson2355.5006.853381167.0102645110222351111.85113.
6Ron Keller2351.8333.16872057.04724203263381021.2817.
7Marty Martinez24004.68700025.0281713212171021.60010.
8Mel Nelson*30511.3136.21321851116.0169898013431731051.82813.
9Chuck Nieson2346.4005.204142090.01136952103810532191.67811.
10Jim Ollom*20208.7143.433333171247.02751109415643137102101.37210.
11Bobo Osborne30005.4020005.063302010001.60010.
12Bill Pleis*2812.3335.491850041.05730253171262031.80512.
13Garry Roggenburk*2663.6674.2512112172.08037348210354071.40310.
14Jim Roland*23311.2145.2819150087.010956519430511091.74711.
15Curt Sauer2263.6673.8412115175.08637326171311011.37310.
16Lacy West2421.6675.32910022.0351313271151011.90914.
17Bill Whitby221311.5423.463533141247.027611895126371631191.37210.
17 Players25.67968.5374.421481481004871282.0153574762910442234758305691.52710.
* - 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


Ron Henry824075127.9965.5913
Hank Izquierdo542812644.9875.693
Paul Ratliff241151144.9695.254


Bobo Osborne9659638664.9916.60
Walt Bond85588291070.9847.26
Rich Reese3412250101.0003.74


Frank Quilici13437942017102.9795.96
Charles Benson11213126.9634.73
Rick Renick11252345.9234.36


Ron Clark1421312811230.9722.90


Marty Martinez821372552138.9494.78
Jim Jenkins56741782138.9234.50
Rick Renick162150613.9224.44
Frank Quilici11193027.9614.45


Frank Kostro1252821173.9772.34
Rich Reese117162942.9771.46
Carroll Hardy99129510.9931.35
Sandy Valdespino71134952.9662.01
Ted Uhlaender4397842.9632.44
Bobo Osborne2422010.9570.92
Walt Bond2123110.9601.14


Art Fowler46110001.0000.24
Chuck Nieson4141321.8950.41
Bill Whitby351233001.0001.29
Don Gregson3341011.9330.42
Jim Ollom33103832.9411.45
Mel Nelson32221001.0000.72
Jerry Fosnow1913001.0000.21
Jim Roland1941221.8890.84
Bill Pleis1825001.0000.39
Jerry Crider122711.9000.75
Garry Roggenburk12511011.0001.33
Curt Sauer1221210.9331.17
Lacy West90.00
Ron Keller80.00
Marty Martinez70.00
Gene Garnell60.00
Bobo Osborne20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Charles Benson24RR5' 10.0"170Nov 10, 1941
Walt Bond28LR6' 7.0"228Oct 19, 1937Denmark, TN, US
Ron Clark23RR5' 10.0"175Jan 14, 1943Fort Worth, TX, US
Jerry Crider24RR6' 2.0"200Sep 2, 1941Sioux Falls, SD, US
Jerry Fosnow25RL6' 4.0"195Sep 21, 1940Deshler, OH, US
Art Fowler43RR5' 11.0"180Jul 3, 1922Converse, SC, US
Gene Garnell27SR6' 1.0"178Aug 9, 1938Trinidad, CO, US
Don Gregson23RR6' 1.0"185Jul 20, 1942Los Angeles, CA, US
Carroll Hardy33RR6' 0.0"185May 18, 1933Sturgis, SD, US
Ron Henry29RR6' 1.0"180Aug 7, 1936Chester, PA, US
Hank Izquierdo35RR5' 11.0"175Mar 20, 1931Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Jim Jenkins22RR6' 0.0"180Dec 25, 1943Mason City, IA, US
Ron Keller23RR6' 2.0"200Jun 3, 1943Indianapolis, IN, US
Frank Kostro28RR6' 2.0"190Aug 4, 1937Windber, PA, US
Marty Martinez24SR6' 0.0"170Aug 23, 1941La Habana, La Habana, CU
Mel Nelson30RL6' 0.0"185May 30, 1936San Diego, CA, US
Chuck Nieson23RR6' 2.0"185Sep 24, 1942Hanford, CA, US
Jim Ollom20RL6' 4.0"210Jul 8, 1945Snohomish, WA, US
Bobo Osborne30LR6' 1.0"205Oct 12, 1935Chattahoochee, GA, US
Bill Pleis28LL5' 10.0"170Aug 5, 1937St. Louis, MO, US
Frank Quilici27RR6' 1.0"170May 11, 1939Chicago, IL, US
Paul Ratliff22LR6' 2.0"190Jan 23, 1944San Diego, CA, US
Rich Reese24LL6' 3.0"185Sep 29, 1941Leipsic, OH, US
Rick Renick22RR6' 0.0"188Mar 16, 1944London, OH, US
Garry Roggenburk26RL6' 6.0"195Apr 16, 1940Cleveland, OH, US
Jim Roland23RL6' 3.0"175Dec 14, 1942Franklin, NC, US
Curt Sauer22RR6' 1.0"190Jan 12, 1944Little Falls, MN, US
Ted Uhlaender26LR6' 2.0"190Oct 21, 1939Chicago Heights, IL, US
Sandy Valdespino27LL5' 8.0"170Jan 24, 1939San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque, CU
Lacy West24RR6' 3.0"194Aug 7, 1941
Bill Whitby22RR6' 1.0"190Jul 29, 1943Crewe, VA, US

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