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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
1Marcial Allen2012354246110116431419921056847.356.438.5641.002260355
2Herbert Biedermann24341581303842121640002625.323.437.5691.00674101
3Bob Byerly1917302052000000711.100.345.100.4452111
4Chico Diaz1812256949298144265771736543.293.377.409.786201444
5Wilfredo Echavarria21690.000
6Tony Filicchia191019143100000045. for 2 teams
7Ceferino Foy2022726546000500622.
8Pedro Garcia228235.217
9Rafael Gomez191205374451021192411461568289.267.387.420.807187622
10Benjamin Griggs24351101001218312800523.
11Vern Handrahan*203034312720030029.
12Frank Johnson*202644414800020018.
13Lorne Johnson*21894043416810825217821035230.317.414.551.966188713
14James King242571651014112700412.215.257.354.61123011
15George Lukart2215674710122001200206.255.478.298.77514000
16Bob MacPherson2021423981140150019.282.293.462.75418011
17George McCafferty2397328267576214131253215568.232.359.517.876138024
18Eugene McGaughey2185348313459371864233041.297.357.403.760126113
19Harry Minor3197392299869520113641038627.318.473.522.995156412
20Phil Niekro201017130200000022.
21Ken Roesler*21773563156394204633513836.298.376.444.820140120
22Ronald Ross197234.174
23Frank Saia*231111001.0002.0002
24Amado Samuel201164843938712436110732358548.316.441.489.930192411
25Bruce Shelton?188262.077
26Timothy Strickland*2042192151394391323203635.285.424.417.84163212
27Bobby Wade*21450.000
28Kenneth Wagner183712010712237031700924.215.277.364.64239112
28 Players21.11265017426386211972522612372581680660.281.377.439.8161870354232
* - 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
1Bob Byerly1925.2866.0017972072.07852481058333041.8899.
2Wilfredo Echavarria2113.2506
3Tony Filicchia19201.0005.0210551052.0643429519321121.59611. for 2 teams
4Ceferino Foy20128.6003.46222214140195.0176947519911118171.3698.
5Benjamin Griggs24217.7503.98352727210235.023113210426951756061.3878.
6Vern Handrahan2088.5005.122010203195.01206554952614091.81111.
7Frank Johnson2091.9003.7726121461117.093604989111200151.5737.
8James King*24152.8823.88232015121146.01178063121051163191.5217.
9Bob MacPherson2029.1825.58199105092.01107957959642071.83710.
10Phil Niekro2021.6677.4610250035.0473829124161012.02912.
11Ronald Ross1961.8573.367755159.05831221115492021.2378.
12Bobby Wade2101.0003
12 Players21.28046.635126126677
* - 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


Eugene McGaughey7648653206.9647.0916
Kenneth Wagner351791430.9855.518
George Lukart1594920.9816.878


Harry Minor94725351256.9848.09
George McCafferty5631631719.9806.20


Chico Diaz1152733004049.9354.98
Rafael Gomez12272738.9474.50


Rafael Gomez1081131642814.9082.56
George McCafferty27344586.9082.93


Amado Samuel1152253132451.9574.68


Marcial Allen12228020110.9652.46
Lorne Johnson8812812111.9271.59
Ken Roesler77122670.9481.66
Timothy Strickland4156382.8811.44
Herbert Biedermann3447240.9251.44


Benjamin Griggs3594340.9291.49
Frank Johnson2621520.8950.65
James King2333642.9071.70
Ceferino Foy22124841.9382.73
Vern Handrahan2032021.9201.15
Bob MacPherson19101430.8891.26
Bob Byerly17211021.0000.76
Tony Filicchia1026011.0000.80Stats for 2 teams
Phil Niekro104410.8890.80
Ronald Ross70.00
Wilfredo Echavarria60.00
Bobby Wade30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Marcial Allen20RR5' 7.0"160Sep 6, 1938Rio Piedras, PR
Herbert Biedermann24R6' 0.0"175Sep 24, 1934Tom Green County, TX, US
Bob Byerly19RR6' 2.0"185Apr 6, 1940Mason City, IA, US
Chico Diaz18RR5' 10.0"160May 12, 1941Isabela de Sagua, CU
Wilfredo Echavarria21RR6' 1.0"187Oct 6, 1937
Tony Filicchia19RR5' 8.0"190Sep 24, 1939Boston, MA, US
Ceferino Foy20RR6' 4.0"175Aug 26, 1938San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Pedro Garcia22R6' 0.0"1831937
Rafael Gomez19RR5' 8.0"163Sep 6, 1939San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Benjamin Griggs24RR5' 11.0"2001935
Vern Handrahan20LR6' 2.0"185Nov 27, 1938Charlottetown, PE, CA
Frank Johnson20LR6' 1.0"1901939
Lorne Johnson21LL5' 10.0"180Mar 6, 1938Lynn, MA, US
James King24RL6' 2.0"180Nov 26, 1934Glen Falls, NY, US
George Lukart22R5' 11.0"1851937
Bob MacPherson20RR6' 0.0"210Sep 23, 1938Lancaster, PA, US
George McCafferty23RR6' 1.0"195Nov 12, 1935Andover, MA, US
Eugene McGaughey21R5' 10.0"1851938
Harry Minor31RR6' 2.0"2101928
Phil Niekro20RR6' 1.0"180Apr 1, 1939Blaine, OH, US
Ken Roesler21LR5' 10.0"180Jan 23, 1938Merrill, WI, US
Ronald Ross19RR6' 0.0"170Oct 19, 1939
Frank Saia23LL5' 10.0"175Dec 4, 1935Cambridge, MA, US
Amado Samuel20RR6' 1.0"170Dec 6, 1938San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Bruce Shelton18Oct 5, 1940Evansville, IN, US
Timothy Strickland20LR6' 2.0"170Sep 10, 1938Goldsboro, NC, US
Bobby Wade21LR6' 3.0"2001938
Kenneth Wagner18RR5' 11.0"1801941

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