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1959 Wellsville Braves

1959 > Class D > 1959 New York-Pennsylvania League
Overall: 80-46
Scored 862 runs, Allowed 677 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-49

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Harry Minor
Represented: Wellsville, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 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 Marcial Allen 20 123 542 461 101 164 31 4 19 92 10 5 68 47 .356 .438 .564 1.002 260 3 5 5
2 Herbert Biedermann 24 34 158 130 38 42 12 1 6 40 0 0 26 25 .323 .437 .569 1.006 74 1 0 1
3 Bob Byerly 19 17 30 20 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 11 .100 .345 .100 .445 2 1 1 1
4 Chico Diaz 18 122 569 492 98 144 26 5 7 71 7 3 65 43 .293 .377 .409 .786 201 4 4 4
5 Wilfredo Echavarria 21 6 9 0 .000
6 Tony Filicchia 19 10 19 14 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 .071 .278 .071 .349 1 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
7 Ceferino Foy 20 22 72 65 4 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 6 22 .092 .181 .092 .273 6 1 0 0
8 Pedro Garcia 22 8 23 5 .217
9 Rafael Gomez 19 120 537 445 102 119 24 1 14 61 5 6 82 89 .267 .387 .420 .807 187 6 2 2
10 Benjamin Griggs 24 35 110 100 12 18 3 1 2 8 0 0 5 23 .180 .219 .290 .509 29 0 5 0
11 Vern Handrahan* 20 30 34 31 2 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 9 .226 .273 .290 .563 9 0 1 0
12 Frank Johnson* 20 26 44 41 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 .195 .214 .195 .409 8 0 2 0
13 Lorne Johnson* 21 89 404 341 68 108 25 2 17 82 10 3 52 30 .317 .414 .551 .966 188 7 1 3
14 James King 24 25 71 65 10 14 1 1 2 7 0 0 4 12 .215 .257 .354 .611 23 0 1 1
15 George Lukart 22 15 67 47 10 12 2 0 0 12 0 0 20 6 .255 .478 .298 .775 14 0 0 0
16 Bob MacPherson 20 21 42 39 8 11 4 0 1 5 0 0 1 9 .282 .293 .462 .754 18 0 1 1
17 George McCafferty 23 97 328 267 57 62 14 13 12 53 2 1 55 68 .232 .359 .517 .876 138 0 2 4
18 Eugene McGaughey 21 85 348 313 45 93 7 1 8 64 2 3 30 41 .297 .357 .403 .760 126 1 1 3
19 Harry Minor 31 97 392 299 86 95 20 1 13 64 10 3 86 27 .318 .473 .522 .995 156 4 1 2
20 Phil Niekro 20 10 17 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .154 .267 .154 .421 2 0 2 0
21 Ken Roesler* 21 77 356 315 63 94 20 4 6 33 5 1 38 36 .298 .376 .444 .820 140 1 2 0
22 Ronald Ross 19 7 23 4 .174
23 Frank Saia* 23 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.000 2
24 Amado Samuel 20 116 484 393 87 124 36 1 10 73 23 5 85 48 .316 .441 .489 .930 192 4 1 1
25 Bruce Shelton? 18 8 26 2 .077
26 Timothy Strickland* 20 42 192 151 39 43 9 1 3 23 2 0 36 35 .285 .424 .417 .841 63 2 1 2
27 Bobby Wade* 21 4 5 0 .000
28 Kenneth Wagner 18 37 120 107 12 23 7 0 3 17 0 0 9 24 .215 .277 .364 .642 39 1 1 2
28 Players 21.1 126 5017 4263 862 1197 252 26 123 725 81 680 660 .281 .377 .439 .816 1870 35 42 32
* - 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 Bob Byerly 19 2 5 .286 6.00 17 9 7 2 0 72.0 78 52 48 10 58 33 3 0 4 1.889 9.8 1.2 7.2 4.1 0.57
2 Wilfredo Echavarria 21 1 3 .250 6
3 Tony Filicchia 19 2 0 1.000 5.02 10 5 5 1 0 52.0 64 34 29 5 19 32 1 1 2 1.596 11.1 0.9 3.3 5.5 1.68 Stats for 2 teams
4 Ceferino Foy 20 12 8 .600 3.46 22 22 14 14 0 195.0 176 94 75 19 91 111 8 1 7 1.369 8.1 0.9 4.2 5.1 1.22
5 Benjamin Griggs 24 21 7 .750 3.98 35 27 27 21 0 235.0 231 132 104 26 95 175 6 0 6 1.387 8.8 1.0 3.6 6.7 1.84
6 Vern Handrahan 20 8 8 .500 5.12 20 10 20 3 1 95.0 120 65 54 9 52 61 4 0 9 1.811 11.4 0.9 4.9 5.8 1.17
7 Frank Johnson 20 9 1 .900 3.77 26 12 14 6 1 117.0 93 60 49 8 91 112 0 0 15 1.573 7.2 0.6 7.0 8.6 1.23
8 James King* 24 15 2 .882 3.88 23 20 15 12 1 146.0 117 80 63 12 105 116 3 1 9 1.521 7.2 0.7 6.5 7.2 1.10
9 Bob MacPherson 20 2 9 .182 5.58 19 9 10 5 0 92.0 110 79 57 9 59 64 2 0 7 1.837 10.8 0.9 5.8 6.3 1.08
10 Phil Niekro 20 2 1 .667 7.46 10 2 5 0 0 35.0 47 38 29 1 24 16 1 0 1 2.029 12.1 0.3 6.2 4.1 0.67
11 Ronald Ross 19 6 1 .857 3.36 7 7 5 5 1 59.0 58 31 22 11 15 49 2 0 2 1.237 8.8 1.7 2.3 7.5 3.27
12 Bobby Wade 21 0 1 .000 3
12 Players 21.2 80 46 .635 126 126 677
* - 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
Eugene McGaughey 76 486 53 20 6 .964 7.09 16
Kenneth Wagner 35 179 14 3 0 .985 5.51 8
George Lukart 15 94 9 2 0 .981 6.87 8

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Minor 94 725 35 12 56 .984 8.09
George McCafferty 56 316 31 7 19 .980 6.20

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Diaz 115 273 300 40 49 .935 4.98
Rafael Gomez 12 27 27 3 8 .947 4.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Gomez 108 113 164 28 14 .908 2.56
George McCafferty 27 34 45 8 6 .908 2.93

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Amado Samuel 115 225 313 24 51 .957 4.68

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marcial Allen 122 280 20 11 0 .965 2.46
Lorne Johnson 88 128 12 11 1 .927 1.59
Ken Roesler 77 122 6 7 0 .948 1.66
Timothy Strickland 41 56 3 8 2 .881 1.44
Herbert Biedermann 34 47 2 4 0 .925 1.44

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benjamin Griggs 35 9 43 4 0 .929 1.49
Frank Johnson 26 2 15 2 0 .895 0.65
James King 23 3 36 4 2 .907 1.70
Ceferino Foy 22 12 48 4 1 .938 2.73
Vern Handrahan 20 3 20 2 1 .920 1.15
Bob MacPherson 19 10 14 3 0 .889 1.26
Bob Byerly 17 2 11 0 2 1.000 0.76
Tony Filicchia 10 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.80 Stats for 2 teams
Phil Niekro 10 4 4 1 0 .889 0.80
Ronald Ross 7 0.00
Wilfredo Echavarria 6 0.00
Bobby Wade 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Marcial Allen 20 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Sep 6, 1938 Rio Piedras, PR
Herbert Biedermann 24 R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 24, 1934 Tom Green County, TX, US
Bob Byerly 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 6, 1940 Mason City, IA, US
Chico Diaz 18 R R 5' 10.0" 160 May 12, 1941 Isabela de Sagua, CU
Wilfredo Echavarria 21 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Oct 6, 1937
Tony Filicchia 19 R R 5' 8.0" 190 Sep 24, 1939 Boston, MA, US
Ceferino Foy 20 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Aug 26, 1938 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Pedro Garcia 22 R 6' 0.0" 183 1937
Rafael Gomez 19 R R 5' 8.0" 163 Sep 6, 1939 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Benjamin Griggs 24 R R 5' 11.0" 200 1935
Vern Handrahan 20 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 27, 1938 Charlottetown, PE, CA
Frank Johnson 20 L R 6' 1.0" 190 1939
Lorne Johnson 21 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 6, 1938 Lynn, MA, US
James King 24 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 26, 1934 Glen Falls, NY, US
George Lukart 22 R 5' 11.0" 185 1937
Bob MacPherson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Sep 23, 1938 Lancaster, PA, US
George McCafferty 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 12, 1935 Andover, MA, US
Eugene McGaughey 21 R 5' 10.0" 185 1938
Harry Minor 31 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1928
Phil Niekro 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 1, 1939 Blaine, OH, US
Ken Roesler 21 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 23, 1938 Merrill, WI, US
Ronald Ross 19 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 19, 1939
Frank Saia 23 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 4, 1935 Cambridge, MA, US
Amado Samuel 20 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 6, 1938 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Bruce Shelton 18 Oct 5, 1940 Evansville, IN, US
Timothy Strickland 20 L R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 10, 1938 Goldsboro, NC, US
Bobby Wade 21 L R 6' 3.0" 200 1938
Kenneth Wagner 18 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1941

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