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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
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 Charles Benson 24 16 43 41 4 12 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 8 .293 .326 .366 .691 15 1 0 0
2 Walt Bond* 28 122 408 361 64 114 17 3 18 74 1 1 36 42 .316 .385 .529 .914 191 7 0 4
3 Ron Clark 23 146 608 531 84 156 26 4 16 94 8 4 59 71 .294 .361 .448 .810 238 4 2 12
4 Jerry Crider 24 12 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 2 0 0 0
5 Jerry Fosnow 25 19 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 0
6 Art Fowler 43 46 11 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 0 1 0
7 Gene Garnell# 27 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
8 Don Gregson 23 37 21 18 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .167 .211 .167 .377 3 0 2 0
9 Carroll Hardy 33 114 286 255 37 66 10 4 6 36 3 1 24 35 .259 .319 .400 .719 102 1 1 5
10 Ron Henry 29 94 319 285 44 76 11 2 16 56 0 0 28 80 .267 .339 .488 .826 139 4 0 2
11 Hank Izquierdo 35 56 196 180 19 44 12 1 0 22 0 0 12 21 .244 .299 .322 .621 58 2 2 0
12 Jim Jenkins 22 61 205 194 24 36 7 3 2 28 2 1 7 33 .186 .222 .284 .505 55 2 2 0
13 Ron Keller 23 8 21 17 1 5 1 1 0 3 0 0 2 6 .294 .400 .471 .871 8 1 1 0
14 Frank Kostro 28 140 550 483 74 145 32 6 10 78 5 3 52 42 .300 .365 .453 .819 219 2 5 8
15 Marty Martinez# 24 97 350 307 42 96 11 1 0 32 10 2 36 38 .313 .384 .355 .739 109 0 6 1
16 Mel Nelson 30 37 42 40 8 9 2 0 2 7 0 0 1 15 .225 .244 .425 .669 17 0 1 0
17 Chuck Nieson 23 41 25 21 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 .095 .136 .095 .232 2 0 3 0
18 Jim Ollom 20 33 108 90 5 10 1 0 0 7 0 0 7 46 .111 .182 .122 .304 11 1 9 1
19 Bobo Osborne* 30 126 387 329 54 76 11 2 18 53 2 3 54 81 .231 .341 .441 .782 145 2 0 2
20 Bill Pleis* 28 20 13 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .000 .308 .000 .308 0 1 0 0
21 Frank Quilici 27 145 594 528 77 135 17 9 8 54 3 3 53 72 .256 .329 .367 .696 194 5 7 1
22 Paul Ratliff* 22 29 99 92 7 20 3 1 4 9 0 0 6 37 .217 .273 .402 .675 37 1 0 0
23 Rich Reese* 24 138 541 495 85 162 31 7 11 74 14 4 36 38 .327 .377 .485 .861 240 5 2 3
24 Rick Renick 22 32 109 94 15 18 3 1 2 9 2 0 11 28 .191 .290 .309 .598 29 2 2 0
25 Garry Roggenburk 26 12 30 27 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .185 .185 .222 .407 6 0 3 0
26 Jim Roland 23 23 32 28 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 .143 .226 .143 .369 4 0 1 0
27 Curt Sauer 22 12 32 30 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 17 .267 .290 .333 .624 10 0 1 0
28 Ted Uhlaender* 26 43 204 185 37 63 9 2 5 21 11 0 17 16 .341 .399 .492 .891 91 1 1 0
29 Sandy Valdespino* 27 72 323 293 57 94 21 4 8 39 4 3 18 29 .321 .363 .502 .864 147 4 3 5
30 Lacy West 24 9 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 0
31 Bill Whitby 22 35 92 82 5 16 3 0 0 6 0 0 4 36 .195 .233 .232 .464 19 0 6 0
31 Players 26.6 148 5668 5040 762 1380 232 52 126 711 66 26 477 833 .274 .339 .415 .755 2094 46 61 44 46
* - 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 Jerry Crider 24 1 1 .500 6.63 12 0 0 0 19.0 27 15 14 2 11 0 11 1 0 2 2.000 12.8 0.9 5.2 5.2 1.00
2 Jerry Fosnow* 25 0 1 .000 7.31 19 2 0 0 32.0 46 38 26 6 18 0 27 3 0 5 2.000 12.9 1.7 5.1 7.6 1.50
3 Art Fowler 43 8 2 .800 2.31 46 0 0 0 70.0 62 18 18 3 16 4 47 0 0 3 1.114 8.0 0.4 2.1 6.0 2.94
4 Gene Garnell 27 0 2 .000 7.20 6 0 0 0 10.0 17 9 8 0 2 0 8 0 0 0 1.900 15.3 0.0 1.8 7.2 4.00
5 Don Gregson 23 5 5 .500 6.85 33 8 1 1 67.0 102 64 51 10 22 2 35 1 1 1 1.851 13.7 1.3 3.0 4.7 1.59
6 Ron Keller 23 5 1 .833 3.16 8 7 2 0 57.0 47 24 20 3 26 3 38 1 0 2 1.281 7.4 0.5 4.1 6.0 1.46
7 Marty Martinez 24 0 0 4.68 7 0 0 0 25.0 28 17 13 2 12 1 7 1 0 2 1.600 10.1 0.7 4.3 2.5 0.58
8 Mel Nelson* 30 5 11 .313 6.21 32 18 5 1 116.0 169 89 80 13 43 1 73 1 0 5 1.828 13.1 1.0 3.3 5.7 1.70
9 Chuck Nieson 23 4 6 .400 5.20 41 4 2 0 90.0 113 69 52 10 38 10 53 2 1 9 1.678 11.3 1.0 3.8 5.3 1.39
10 Jim Ollom* 20 20 8 .714 3.43 33 33 17 1 247.0 275 110 94 15 64 3 137 10 2 10 1.372 10.0 0.5 2.3 5.0 2.14
11 Bobo Osborne 30 0 0 5.40 2 0 0 0 5.0 6 3 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.600 10.8 0.0 3.6 1.8 0.50
12 Bill Pleis* 28 1 2 .333 5.49 18 5 0 0 41.0 57 30 25 3 17 1 26 2 0 3 1.805 12.5 0.7 3.7 5.7 1.53
13 Garry Roggenburk* 26 6 3 .667 4.25 12 11 2 1 72.0 80 37 34 8 21 0 35 4 0 7 1.403 10.0 1.0 2.6 4.4 1.67
14 Jim Roland* 23 3 11 .214 5.28 19 15 0 0 87.0 109 56 51 9 43 0 51 1 0 9 1.747 11.3 0.9 4.4 5.3 1.19
15 Curt Sauer 22 6 3 .667 3.84 12 11 5 1 75.0 86 37 32 6 17 1 31 1 0 1 1.373 10.3 0.7 2.0 3.7 1.82
16 Lacy West 24 2 1 .667 5.32 9 1 0 0 22.0 35 13 13 2 7 1 15 1 0 1 1.909 14.3 0.8 2.9 6.1 2.14
17 Bill Whitby 22 13 11 .542 3.46 35 33 14 1 247.0 276 118 95 12 63 7 163 1 1 9 1.372 10.1 0.4 2.3 5.9 2.59
17 Players 25.6 79 68 .537 4.42 148 148 100 48 7 1282.0 1535 747 629 104 422 34 758 30 5 69 1.527 10.8 0.7 3.0 5.3 1.80
* - 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
Ron Henry 82 407 51 2 7 .996 5.59 13
Hank Izquierdo 54 281 26 4 4 .987 5.69 3
Paul Ratliff 24 115 11 4 4 .969 5.25 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobo Osborne 96 596 38 6 64 .991 6.60
Walt Bond 85 588 29 10 70 .984 7.26
Rich Reese 34 122 5 0 10 1.000 3.74

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Quilici 134 379 420 17 102 .979 5.96
Charles Benson 11 21 31 2 6 .963 4.73
Rick Renick 11 25 23 4 5 .923 4.36

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Clark 142 131 281 12 30 .972 2.90

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marty Martinez 82 137 255 21 38 .949 4.78
Jim Jenkins 56 74 178 21 38 .923 4.50
Rick Renick 16 21 50 6 13 .922 4.44
Frank Quilici 11 19 30 2 7 .961 4.45

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Kostro 125 282 11 7 3 .977 2.34
Rich Reese 117 162 9 4 2 .977 1.46
Carroll Hardy 99 129 5 1 0 .993 1.35
Sandy Valdespino 71 134 9 5 2 .966 2.01
Ted Uhlaender 43 97 8 4 2 .963 2.44
Bobo Osborne 24 22 0 1 0 .957 0.92
Walt Bond 21 23 1 1 0 .960 1.14

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Fowler 46 1 10 0 0 1.000 0.24
Chuck Nieson 41 4 13 2 1 .895 0.41
Bill Whitby 35 12 33 0 0 1.000 1.29
Don Gregson 33 4 10 1 1 .933 0.42
Jim Ollom 33 10 38 3 2 .941 1.45
Mel Nelson 32 2 21 0 0 1.000 0.72
Jerry Fosnow 19 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.21
Jim Roland 19 4 12 2 1 .889 0.84
Bill Pleis 18 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.39
Jerry Crider 12 2 7 1 1 .900 0.75
Garry Roggenburk 12 5 11 0 1 1.000 1.33
Curt Sauer 12 2 12 1 0 .933 1.17
Lacy West 9 0.00
Ron Keller 8 0.00
Marty Martinez 7 0.00
Gene Garnell 6 0.00
Bobo Osborne 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charles Benson 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 10, 1941
Walt Bond 28 L R 6' 7.0" 228 Oct 19, 1937 Denmark, TN, US
Ron Clark 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 14, 1943 Fort Worth, TX, US
Jerry Crider 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 2, 1941 Sioux Falls, SD, US
Jerry Fosnow 25 R L 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 21, 1940 Deshler, OH, US
Art Fowler 43 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 3, 1922 Converse, SC, US
Gene Garnell 27 S R 6' 1.0" 178 Aug 9, 1938 Trinidad, CO, US
Don Gregson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 20, 1942 Los Angeles, CA, US
Carroll Hardy 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 18, 1933 Sturgis, SD, US
Ron Henry 29 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 7, 1936 Chester, PA, US
Hank Izquierdo 35 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 20, 1931 Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Jim Jenkins 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 25, 1943 Mason City, IA, US
Ron Keller 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 3, 1943 Indianapolis, IN, US
Frank Kostro 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 4, 1937 Windber, PA, US
Marty Martinez 24 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 23, 1941 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Mel Nelson 30 R L 6' 0.0" 185 May 30, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Chuck Nieson 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 24, 1942 Hanford, CA, US
Jim Ollom 20 R L 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 8, 1945 Snohomish, WA, US
Bobo Osborne 30 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Oct 12, 1935 Chattahoochee, GA, US
Bill Pleis 28 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 5, 1937 St. Louis, MO, US
Frank Quilici 27 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 11, 1939 Chicago, IL, US
Paul Ratliff 22 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 23, 1944 San Diego, CA, US
Rich Reese 24 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 29, 1941 Leipsic, OH, US
Rick Renick 22 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Mar 16, 1944 London, OH, US
Garry Roggenburk 26 R L 6' 6.0" 195 Apr 16, 1940 Cleveland, OH, US
Jim Roland 23 R L 6' 3.0" 175 Dec 14, 1942 Franklin, NC, US
Curt Sauer 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 12, 1944 Little Falls, MN, US
Ted Uhlaender 26 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 21, 1939 Chicago Heights, IL, US
Sandy Valdespino 27 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 24, 1939 San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque, CU
Lacy West 24 R R 6' 3.0" 194 Aug 7, 1941
Bill Whitby 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 29, 1943 Crewe, VA, US

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