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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 20 123 461 164 31 4 19 .356 .564 260
2 Herbert Biedermann 24 34 130 42 12 1 6 .323 .569 74
3 Bob Byerly 19 17 20 2 0 0 0 .100 .100 2
4 Chico Diaz 18 122 492 144 26 5 7 .293 .409 201
5 Wilfredo Echavarria 21 6 9 0 .000
6 Tony Filicchia 19 10 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1 Stats for 2 teams
7 Ceferino Foy 20 22 65 6 0 0 0 .092 .092 6
8 Pedro Garcia 22 8 23 5 .217
9 Rafael Gomez 19 120 445 119 24 1 14 .267 .420 187
10 Benjamin Griggs 24 35 100 18 3 1 2 .180 .290 29
11 Vern Handrahan* 20 30 31 7 2 0 0 .226 .290 9
12 Frank Johnson* 20 26 41 8 0 0 0 .195 .195 8
13 Lorne Johnson* 21 89 341 108 25 2 17 .317 .551 188
14 James King 24 25 65 14 1 1 2 .215 .354 23
15 George Lukart 22 15 47 12 2 0 0 .255 .298 14
16 Bob MacPherson 20 21 39 11 4 0 1 .282 .462 18
17 George McCafferty 23 97 267 62 14 13 12 .232 .517 138
18 Howard McGaughey 21 85 313 93 7 1 8 .297 .403 126
19 Harry Minor 31 97 299 95 20 1 13 .318 .522 156
20 Phil Niekro 20 10 13 2 0 0 0 .154 .154 2
21 Ken Roesler* 21 77 315 94 20 4 6 .298 .444 140
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 20 116 393 124 36 1 10 .316 .489 192
25 Bruce Shelton? 18 8 26 2 .077
26 Timothy Strickland* 20 42 151 43 9 1 3 .285 .417 63
27 Bobby Wade* 21 4 5 0 .000
28 Kenneth Wagner 18 37 107 23 7 0 3 .215 .364 39
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 72.0 78 52 48 10 58 1.889 9.8 1.2 7.2
2 Wilfredo Echavarria 21 1 3 .250 6
3 Tony Filicchia 19 2 0 1.000 5.02 10 5 52.0 64 34 29 5 19 1.596 11.1 0.9 3.3 Stats for 2 teams
4 Ceferino Foy 20 12 8 .600 3.46 22 22 195.0 176 94 75 19 91 1.369 8.1 0.9 4.2
5 Benjamin Griggs 24 21 7 .750 3.98 35 27 235.0 231 132 104 26 95 1.387 8.8 1.0 3.6
6 Vern Handrahan 20 8 8 .500 5.12 20 10 95.0 120 65 54 9 52 1.811 11.4 0.9 4.9
7 Frank Johnson 20 9 1 .900 3.77 26 12 117.0 93 60 49 8 91 1.573 7.2 0.6 7.0
8 James King* 24 15 2 .882 3.88 23 20 146.0 117 80 63 12 105 1.521 7.2 0.7 6.5
9 Bob MacPherson 20 2 9 .182 5.58 19 9 92.0 110 79 57 9 59 1.837 10.8 0.9 5.8
10 Phil Niekro 20 2 1 .667 7.46 10 2 35.0 47 38 29 1 24 2.029 12.1 0.3 6.2
11 Ronald Ross 19 6 1 .857 3.36 7 7 59.0 58 31 22 11 15 1.237 8.8 1.7 2.3
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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benjamin Griggs 35 0.00
Frank Johnson 26 0.00
James King 23 0.00
Ceferino Foy 22 0.00
Vern Handrahan 20 0.00
Bob MacPherson 19 0.00
Bob Byerly 17 0.00
Tony Filicchia 10 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Phil Niekro 10 0.00
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
Howard 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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