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1961 Spokane Indians

1961 > Class AAA > 1961 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 68-86
Scored 674 runs, Allowed 803 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-89

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Preston Gomez
Represented: Spokane, WA
Ballpark: Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

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 Wade Arnold* 25 13 23 21 1 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 .238 .304 .286 .590 6
2 Fred Besana 30 39 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 Stats for 2 teams
3 Don Bessent 30 60 23 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .087 .087 .087 .174 2
4 Bob Bowman 30 112 449 411 54 109 14 1 10 52 1 0 38 79 .265 .327 .377 .705 155
5 Larry Burright 23 6 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Doug Camilli 24 42 159 152 12 38 8 1 4 18 0 0 7 29 .250 .283 .395 .678 60
7 Duke Carmel* 24 109 405 335 52 76 13 4 14 57 2 6 70 73 .227 .360 .415 .775 139 Stats for 2 teams
8 Bob Caton 25 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Choo-Choo Coleman* 23 73 279 257 47 74 10 5 13 45 9 2 22 41 .288 .344 .518 .862 133
10 Ramon Conde 26 150 609 567 67 164 30 7 7 80 0 0 42 43 .289 .338 .404 .742 229
11 Rene Friol 28 39 135 127 15 28 4 0 6 18 0 0 8 11 .220 .267 .394 .660 50
12 Bob Giallombardo* 24 11 7 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .333 .429 .333 .762 2
13 Mike Goliat 39 56 111 108 9 23 3 0 1 11 0 0 3 23 .213 .234 .269 .503 29
14 Rod Graber* 31 141 552 477 83 148 25 6 4 54 10 9 75 45 .310 .404 .413 .817 197
15 Lee Handley 26 22 61 55 7 18 4 0 3 15 0 1 6 7 .327 .393 .564 .957 31
16 Tim Harkness* 23 155 635 542 87 139 21 7 17 82 1 5 93 101 .256 .365 .415 .780 225
17 Bill Harris* 29 37 46 45 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .156 .174 .156 .329 7
18 James Harwell 22 12 23 22 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .136 .174 .182 .356 4
19 Joe Koppe 30 30 114 105 15 23 7 0 1 7 1 0 9 23 .219 .281 .314 .595 33 Stats for 2 teams
20 Gene Leek 24 74 223 208 20 39 8 0 3 20 1 0 15 63 .188 .242 .269 .511 56 Stats for 2 teams
21 Sammy Miley* 30 26 75 66 4 14 2 1 2 6 0 0 9 5 .212 .307 .364 .670 24 Stats for 2 teams
22 Joe Moeller 18 9 27 1 .037
23 Michael Napoli 29 18 41 38 2 7 4 0 0 6 0 0 3 14 .184 .244 .289 .533 11
24 Don Newcombe* 35 41 74 62 5 14 1 0 1 7 0 0 12 15 .226 .351 .290 .642 18
25 Allen Norris 23 27 97 80 12 15 5 0 3 11 0 0 17 18 .188 .330 .363 .692 29
26 Nate Oliver 20 125 497 458 56 122 20 5 7 46 9 6 39 74 .266 .324 .378 .702 173
27 Ernie Oravetz# 29 114 461 415 59 119 16 4 1 46 3 4 46 15 .287 .358 .352 .710 146
28 Phil Ortega 21 31 58 53 5 12 2 1 0 3 0 0 5 14 .226 .293 .302 .595 16
29 Alfred Paschal 26 50 194 171 24 42 5 1 1 15 1 1 23 20 .246 .335 .304 .639 52
30 Howie Reed 24 42 45 37 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 11 .189 .333 .189 .523 7
31 Pete Richert* 21 28 49 45 5 9 1 1 0 3 0 0 4 10 .200 .265 .267 .532 12
32 Curt Roberts 31 91 393 371 55 114 18 3 4 28 1 2 22 31 .307 .346 .404 .750 150
33 Ernest Rodriguez* 24 23 47 46 4 15 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 2 .326 .340 .326 .667 15
34 Rene Valdes 32 46 48 45 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 24 .089 .146 .089 .235 4
35 Rick Warren* 22 39 18 15 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 2 .133 .278 .200 .478 3
36 Ford Young 25 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Players 26.6 155 5787 5131 674 1338 210 45 96 624 37 36 558 772 .261 .331 .375 .706 1926 115 51 47
* - 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 Fred Besana* 30 2 1 .667 4.71 39 1 63.0 62 37 33 3 58 1.905 8.9 0.4 8.3 Stats for 2 teams
2 Don Bessent 30 8 5 .615 5.77 59 2 103.0 117 70 66 10 56 1.680 10.2 0.9 4.9
3 Bob Bowman 30 0 0 7
4 Bob Caton 25 0 0 15.00 4 0 6.0 14 10 10 0 2 2.667 21.0 0.0 3.0
5 Bob Giallombardo* 24 0 1 .000 6.95 11 3 22.0 24 19 17 1 16 1.818 9.8 0.4 6.5
6 Mike Goliat 39 0 0 2
7 Bill Harris 29 7 9 .438 4.18 37 18 140.0 149 71 65 17 46 1.393 9.6 1.1 3.0
8 James Harwell 22 4 6 .400 3.60 11 9 65.0 56 28 26 3 26 1.262 7.8 0.4 3.6
9 Joe Moeller 18 3 5 .375 4.43 9 9 67.0 70 42 33 3 33 1.537 9.4 0.4 4.4
10 Don Newcombe 35 9 8 .529 4.96 25 23 147.0 204 90 81 16 15 1.490 12.5 1.0 0.9
11 Phil Ortega 21 8 14 .364 5.16 31 28 178.0 159 114 102 16 137 1.663 8.0 0.8 6.9
12 Howie Reed 24 6 13 .316 3.81 41 20 149.0 146 73 63 9 54 1.342 8.8 0.5 3.3
13 Pete Richert* 21 5 10 .333 4.50 24 21 140.0 137 79 70 9 99 1.686 8.8 0.6 6.4
14 Jim Stump 29 0 0 6.00 7 0 12.0 16 8 8 2 3 1.583 12.0 1.5 2.2
15 Rene Valdes 32 14 11 .560 3.64 46 18 168.0 151 76 68 16 59 1.250 8.1 0.9 3.2
16 Rick Warren* 22 4 3 .571 7.20 34 5 65.0 81 64 52 7 48 1.985 11.2 1.0 6.6
17 Ford Young 25 0 0 7.20 6 0 10.0 18 12 8 0 11 2.900 16.2 0.0 9.9
17 Players 26.7 68 86 .442 155 155 803
* - 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
Choo-Choo Coleman 68 389 25 6 4 .986 6.09 11
Doug Camilli 41 248 13 2 1 .992 6.37 7
Rene Friol 34 154 14 3 2 .982 4.94 6
Michael Napoli 14 69 3 2 0 .973 5.14 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Harkness 155 1258 123 12 135 .991 8.91
Duke Carmel 27 223 16 6 24 .976 8.85 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Curt Roberts 90 220 240 11 69 .977 5.11
Alfred Paschal 48 104 116 3 31 .987 4.58
Ramon Conde 19 47 38 1 14 .988 4.47

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ramon Conde 130 128 250 11 32 .972 2.91
Gene Leek 31 47 81 7 15 .948 4.13 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Koppe 25 20 61 4 5 .953 3.24 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Goliat 16 11 22 2 1 .943 2.06

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nate Oliver 123 169 345 40 78 .928 4.18
Gene Leek 31 47 81 7 15 .948 4.13 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rod Graber 124 302 4 4 1 .987 2.47
Bob Bowman 109 171 12 4 3 .979 1.68
Ernie Oravetz 105 210 7 1 1 .995 2.07
Duke Carmel 71 168 5 4 0 .977 2.44 Stats for 2 teams
Allen Norris 26 61 6 0 3 1.000 2.58
Sammy Miley 18 21 1 2 0 .917 1.22 Stats for 2 teams
Ernest Rodriguez 15 16 0 1 0 .941 1.07
Lee Handley 14 22 0 2 0 .917 1.57
Mike Goliat 10 9 0 0 0 1.000 0.90

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Wade Arnold 25 L R 5' 9.0" 178 1936
Fred Besana 30 R L 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 5, 1931 Lincoln, CA, US
Don Bessent 30 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 13, 1931 Jacksonville, FL, US
Bob Bowman 30 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 10, 1931 Laytonville, CA, US
Larry Burright 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 10, 1937 Roseville, IL, US
Doug Camilli 24 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Sep 22, 1936 Philadelphia, PA, US
Duke Carmel 24 L L 6' 3.0" 202 Apr 23, 1937 New York, NY, US
Bob Caton 25 R R 5' 11.0" 200 1936
Choo-Choo Coleman 23 L R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 25, 1937 Orlando, FL, US
Ramon Conde 26 R R 5' 8.0" 172 Dec 29, 1934 Juana Diaz, PR
Rene Friol 28 R R 6' 1.0" 208 May 28, 1933 Candelaria, Pinar del Rio, CU
Bob Giallombardo 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 May 20, 1937 Brooklyn, NY, US
Mike Goliat 39 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 5, 1921 Yatesboro, PA, US
Rod Graber 31 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 20, 1930 Massillon, OH, US
Lee Handley 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1935
Tim Harkness 23 L L 6' 2.0" 182 Dec 23, 1937 Lachine, QC, CA
Bill Harris 29 L R 5' 8.0" 187 Dec 3, 1931 Duguayville, NB, CA
James Harwell 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 23, 1939
Joe Koppe 30 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 19, 1930 Detroit, MI, US
Gene Leek 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 15, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Sammy Miley 30 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 8, 1931 Newton, MS, US
Joe Moeller 18 R R 6' 5.0" 192 Feb 15, 1943 Blue Island, IL, US
Michael Napoli 29 R R 5' 9.0" 175 1932
Don Newcombe 35 L R 6' 4.0" 220 Jun 14, 1926 Madison, NJ, US
Allen Norris 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 13, 1937 Los Angeles, CA, US
Nate Oliver 20 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 13, 1940 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Ernie Oravetz 29 S L 5' 4.0" 145 Jan 24, 1932 Johnstown, PA, US
Phil Ortega 21 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Oct 7, 1939 Gilbert, AZ, US
Alfred Paschal 26 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1935
Howie Reed 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 21, 1936 Dallas, TX, US
Pete Richert 21 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 29, 1939 Floral Park, NY, US
Curt Roberts 31 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 16, 1929 Pineland, TX, US
Ernest Rodriguez 24 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 26, 1937
Jim Stump 29 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Feb 10, 1932 Lansing, MI, US
Rene Valdes 32 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Jun 2, 1929 Guanabacoa, La Habana, CU
Rick Warren 22 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 17, 1939 New York, NY, US
Ford Young 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1936

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