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1961 Syracuse Chiefs

1961 > Class AAA > 1961 International League
Overall: 56-98
Scored 546 runs, Allowed 714 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-96

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Gene Verble and Frank Verdi
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 Gair Allie 29 15 55 49 2 8 0 0 0 2 0 6 12 .163 .255 .163 .418 8
2 Joe Altobelli* 29 96 385 351 50 90 11 4 10 47 0 34 46 .256 .322 .396 .718 139
3 Al Antinelli 29 10 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1
4 Gerry Arrigo* 20 23 19 17 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 4 .176 .263 .235 .498 4
5 Tony Asaro 25 105 376 355 41 84 14 1 1 27 0 21 43 .237 .279 .290 .569 103 Stats for 2 teams
6 Chet Boak 26 33 112 105 8 22 2 0 0 4 1 7 19 .210 .259 .229 .487 24
7 Joe Bonikowski 20 34 62 51 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 11 26 .078 .242 .078 .320 4
8 Fred Bruckbauer 23 31 49 45 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 4 19 .133 .204 .156 .360 7
9 Jackie Collum* 34 50 59 54 5 10 3 0 0 3 0 5 5 .185 .254 .241 .495 13
10 Mike Cuellar* 24 28 29 28 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 14 .143 .172 .214 .387 6 Stats for 2 teams
11 Bert Cueto 23 23 33 32 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 14 .094 .121 .094 .215 3
12 Bob Darnell 30 9 6 1 .167
13 Dan Dobbek* 26 39 150 136 11 33 7 1 1 14 3 14 18 .243 .313 .331 .644 45
14 Dutch Dotterer 29 89 293 274 25 66 13 1 7 36 1 19 52 .241 .290 .372 .662 102
15 Dan Gatta 26 75 218 202 15 39 6 0 2 12 0 16 39 .193 .252 .252 .505 51
16 Hal Griggs 32 5 5 1 .200
17 Jimmie Hall* 23 30 83 77 7 16 2 0 1 6 1 6 22 .208 .265 .273 .538 21 Stats for 2 teams
18 Jake Jacobs 24 70 266 258 36 75 5 3 0 15 2 8 28 .291 .312 .333 .645 86
19 Frank Leja* 25 142 550 470 68 122 22 2 30 98 0 80 129 .260 .367 .506 .874 238 Stats for 2 teams
20 Bob Lennon* 32 88 211 197 24 45 8 2 7 24 0 14 30 .228 .280 .396 .676 78
21 Ted Lepcio 31 36 113 104 9 19 2 0 2 16 0 9 30 .183 .248 .260 .507 27
22 Ralph Lumenti* 24 25 43 43 1 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 16 .140 .140 .186 .326 8
23 Samuel Mauney 28 12 22 21 4 6 0 0 1 4 0 1 2 .286 .318 .429 .747 9
24 Willy Miranda# 35 98 309 278 22 64 16 1 0 21 2 31 43 .230 .307 .295 .602 82
25 George O'Donnell 32 8 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Angel Oliva 24 16 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111 .111 .111 .222 1
27 Ernie Oravetz# 29 16 48 43 2 12 2 2 0 4 0 5 1 .279 .354 .419 .773 18
28 Bill Pleis* 23 6 7 3 .429
29 Bob Porterfield 37 14 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2
30 Larry Raines 31 32 128 120 16 26 2 0 1 9 5 8 33 .217 .266 .258 .524 31
31 Jim Raugh 26 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Rip Repulski 32 78 301 282 35 69 10 1 7 35 1 19 47 .245 .292 .362 .654 102
33 Rich Rollins 23 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
34 Ted Sadowski 25 23 41 39 2 6 2 0 0 2 0 2 14 .154 .195 .205 .400 8
35 Al Schroll 29 12 29 26 3 3 1 0 0 3 0 3 10 .115 .207 .154 .361 4
36 Angel Scull 32 133 504 456 77 129 22 4 5 42 11 48 40 .283 .351 .382 .733 174
37 Woody Smith 34 126 471 433 43 102 19 0 10 48 1 38 35 .236 .297 .349 .646 151
38 Lee Stange 24 56 25 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 .000 .200 .000 .200 0
39 Ron Stillwell 21 57 172 154 9 27 3 0 0 4 2 18 35 .175 .262 .195 .456 30
40 Edward Stogoski* 24 16 52 42 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 10 4 .167 .327 .167 .494 7
41 Bob Trowbridge 31 9 2 2 1.000 Stats for 2 teams
42 Sandy Valdespino* 22 51 151 135 13 32 6 1 0 8 2 16 18 .237 .318 .296 .614 40
43 Frank Verdi 35 67 218 195 28 56 2 1 0 11 3 23 116 .287 .362 .308 .670 60
43 Players 28.5 154 5448 4899 546 1149 174 24 84 487 36 458 837 .235 .298 .331 .629 1623 52 39
* - 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 Al Antinelli 29 1 2 .333 9.56 10 1 16.0 27 18 17 5 8 2.188 15.2 2.8 4.5
2 Gerry Arrigo* 20 1 2 .333 5.17 18 3 47.0 44 33 27 2 29 1.553 8.4 0.4 5.6
3 Joe Bonikowski 20 8 13 .381 3.20 32 28 180.0 174 71 64 12 70 1.356 8.7 0.6 3.5
4 Fred Bruckbauer 23 7 10 .412 4.71 30 20 130.0 128 81 68 17 47 1.346 8.9 1.2 3.3
5 Jackie Collum* 34 6 11 .353 4.59 43 16 151.0 160 90 77 19 45 1.358 9.5 1.1 2.7
6 Mike Cuellar* 24 4 10 .286 4.68 28 11 102.0 116 64 53 13 32 1.451 10.2 1.1 2.8 Stats for 2 teams
7 Bert Cueto 23 4 8 .333 3.60 23 14 100.0 93 47 40 10 34 1.270 8.4 0.9 3.1
8 Bob Darnell 30 0 0 3.60 4 0 5.0 5 2 2 1 3 1.600 9.0 1.8 5.4
9 Hal Griggs 32 0 3 .000 5.29 5 3 17.0 19 18 10 2 5 1.412 10.1 1.1 2.6
10 Bob Lennon* 32 0 0 5
11 Ralph Lumenti* 24 3 11 .214 5.22 25 24 119.0 115 76 69 12 85 1.681 8.7 0.9 6.4
12 Tom McAvoy* 24 0 2 .000 30.00 3 3 3.0 7 10 10 1 8 5.000 21.0 3.0 24.0
13 George O'Donnell 32 1 1 .500 6.75 8 0 16.0 19 14 12 1 6 1.562 10.7 0.6 3.4
14 Angel Oliva 24 0 3 .000 3.51 16 0 41.0 40 20 16 5 16 1.366 8.8 1.1 3.5
15 Bill Pleis* 23 1 2 .333 5.73 6 2 22.0 35 16 14 5 4 1.773 14.3 2.0 1.6
16 Bob Porterfield 37 1 2 .333 4.35 14 2 31.0 37 16 15 4 5 1.355 10.7 1.2 1.5
17 Jim Raugh 26 0 0 7.50 7 0 0 12.0 16 12 10 4 2 11 1.500 12.0 3.0 1.5 8.2 5.50
18 Ted Sadowski 25 6 7 .462 3.46 23 15 117.0 91 54 45 10 39 1.111 7.0 0.8 3.0
19 Al Schroll 29 6 3 .667 2.22 12 11 73.0 58 24 18 2 26 1.151 7.2 0.2 3.2
20 Lee Stange 24 7 12 .368 3.78 56 4 112.0 102 56 47 16 47 1.330 8.2 1.3 3.8
21 Bob Trowbridge 31 0 0 4.50 9 0 16.0 15 10 8 4 13 1.750 8.4 2.2 7.3 Stats for 2 teams
22 Bob Wiesler* 30 0 0 18.00 1 0 2.0 5 4 4 0 3 4.000 22.5 0.0 13.5
22 Players 25.6 56 98 .364 154 154 714 1
* - 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
Dutch Dotterer 79 371 47 5 5 .988 5.29 13
Dan Gatta 63 272 16 6 2 .980 4.57 4
Edward Stogoski 16 79 6 1 2 .988 5.31 1
Samuel Mauney 11 33 4 0 1 1.000 3.36 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Leja 140 1306 103 16 139 .989 10.06 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Altobelli 28 232 24 7 16 .973 9.14

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Asaro 75 184 222 11 65 .974 5.41 Stats for 2 teams
Chet Boak 32 63 93 4 19 .975 4.88
Frank Verdi 23 51 68 3 17 .975 5.17
Ted Lepcio 19 37 60 3 16 .970 5.11
Larry Raines 19 46 49 3 11 .969 5.00
Gair Allie 14 28 41 3 6 .958 4.93

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Woody Smith 124 98 293 19 23 .954 3.15
Dutch Dotterer 55 46 88 9 7 .937 2.44
Tony Asaro 17 7 42 2 8 .961 2.88 Stats for 2 teams
Willy Miranda 17 17 33 8 1 .862 2.94

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willy Miranda 81 114 197 11 41 .966 3.84
Ron Stillwell 57 84 137 13 33 .944 3.88
Frank Verdi 17 23 42 12 10 .844 3.82
Ted Lepcio 11 24 30 5 6 .915 4.91

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Angel Scull 119 218 7 9 1 .962 1.89
Rip Repulski 77 134 3 3 1 .979 1.78
Joe Altobelli 69 137 7 6 2 .960 2.09
Jake Jacobs 68 147 8 4 1 .975 2.28
Bob Lennon 47 68 1 2 0 .972 1.47
Sandy Valdespino 41 68 0 2 0 .971 1.66
Dan Dobbek 37 93 2 2 0 .979 2.57
Jimmie Hall 18 18 2 0 0 1.000 1.11 Stats for 2 teams
Ernie Oravetz 11 19 1 1 0 .952 1.82

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Raugh 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gair Allie 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 28, 1931 Statesville, NC, US
Joe Altobelli 29 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1932 Detroit, MI, US
Al Antinelli 29 R R 6' 3.0" 225 1932
Gerry Arrigo 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 12, 1941 Chicago, IL, US
Tony Asaro 25 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 16, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Chet Boak 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 19, 1935 New Castle, PA, US
Joe Bonikowski 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 16, 1941 Philadelphia, PA, US
Fred Bruckbauer 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 27, 1938 New Ulm, MN, US
Jackie Collum 34 L L 5' 7.0" 160 Jun 21, 1927 Victor, IA, US
Mike Cuellar 24 L L 6' 0.0" 165 May 8, 1937 Las Villas, CU
Bert Cueto 23 R R 6' 4.0" 170 Aug 14, 1937 San Luis, Pinar del Rio, CU
Bob Darnell 30 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 6, 1930 Wewoka, OK, US
Dan Dobbek 26 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 6, 1934 Ontonagon, MI, US
Dutch Dotterer 29 R R 6' 0.0" 209 Nov 11, 1931 Syracuse, NY, US
Dan Gatta 26 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 19, 1935 Niles, OH, US
Hal Griggs 32 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 24, 1928 Shannon, GA, US
Jimmie Hall 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 7, 1938 Mount Holly, NC, US
Jake Jacobs 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 9, 1937 Youngstown, OH, US
Frank Leja 25 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 7, 1936 Holyoke, MA, US
Bob Lennon 32 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 15, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ted Lepcio 31 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jul 28, 1929 Utica, NY, US
Ralph Lumenti 24 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 21, 1936 Milford, MA, US
Samuel Mauney 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 16, 1932 Belmont, NC, US
Tom McAvoy 24 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 12, 1936 Brooklyn, NY, US
Willy Miranda 35 S R 5' 9.0" 150 May 24, 1926 Velasco, CU
George O'Donnell 32 R R 6' 3.0" 175 May 27, 1929 Winchester, IL, US
Angel Oliva 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 6, 1937 San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque, CU
Ernie Oravetz 29 S L 5' 4.0" 145 Jan 24, 1932 Johnstown, PA, US
Bill Pleis 23 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 5, 1937 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Porterfield 37 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 10, 1923 Newport, VA, US
Larry Raines 31 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 9, 1930 St. Albans, WV, US
Jim Raugh 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 22, 1934 Cleveland, OH, US
Rip Repulski 32 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 4, 1928 Sauk Rapids, MN, US
Rich Rollins 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 16, 1938 Mount Pleasant, PA, US
Ted Sadowski 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 1, 1936 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Al Schroll 29 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 22, 1932 New Orleans, LA, US
Angel Scull 32 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Oct 2, 1928 Central Mercedes, CU
Woody Smith 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 25, 1927 University City, MO, US
Lee Stange 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 27, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Ron Stillwell 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 3, 1939 Los Angeles, CA, US
Edward Stogoski 24 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 29, 1936
Bob Trowbridge 31 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 27, 1930 Hudson, NY, US
Sandy Valdespino 22 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 24, 1939 San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque, CU
Frank Verdi 35 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 2, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Wiesler 30 S L 6' 3.0" 188 Aug 13, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US

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