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1966 Austin Braves

1966 > Class AA > 1966 Texas League
Overall: 67-73
Scored 534 runs, Allowed 482 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-63

Affiliation: Atlanta Braves-NL
Manager: Hub Kittle
Represented: Austin, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1965 / 1967

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 Ethan Blackaby* 25 109 383 342 58 90 21 5 10 44 10 8 41 50 .263 .342 .442 .784 151
2 Hal Breeden 22 118 396 370 42 95 12 3 4 51 2 3 26 45 .257 .306 .338 .643 125
3 Joe Cisterna# 23 29 35 30 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 14 .167 .286 .167 .452 5
4 Glen Clark# 25 136 496 467 49 138 18 2 8 57 6 9 29 72 .296 .337 .394 .731 184
5 Robert Connolly 21 120 410 368 46 96 16 4 7 44 3 3 42 47 .261 .337 .383 .720 141
6 Bobby Cox 25 92 364 339 35 77 11 1 7 30 7 5 25 55 .227 .280 .327 .608 111
7 Robert Daniel 21 13 16 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .143 .250 .143 .393 2
8 Tom Dukes 23 22 56 55 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 27 .073 .089 .073 .162 4
9 David Fracaro 27 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
10 Frank Funk 30 39 52 48 8 12 1 1 1 5 0 0 4 18 .250 .308 .375 .683 18
11 Gene Garnell# 27 35 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .083 .083 .083 .167 1
12 Cito Gaston 22 4 12 10 2 3 1 1 0 4 0 0 2 2 .300 .417 .600 1.017 6
13 Harold Gelein* 25 36 35 32 4 6 2 1 0 2 0 0 3 8 .188 .257 .313 .570 10
14 Rafael Gomez 26 74 246 211 31 38 6 0 3 25 4 2 35 62 .180 .297 .251 .548 53
15 William Hancock* 24 59 200 191 16 53 8 3 3 26 0 2 9 23 .277 .310 .398 .708 76
16 Pat House* 25 25 56 55 2 12 1 0 0 9 0 0 1 11 .218 .232 .236 .469 13
17 Walt Hriniak* 23 134 508 455 48 107 16 3 0 38 2 4 53 59 .235 .315 .284 .598 129
18 Daniel Kern* 24 116 372 343 48 104 19 5 5 45 2 2 29 38 .303 .358 .431 .789 148 Stats for 2 teams
19 George Kopacz* 25 94 354 320 45 91 20 3 11 41 4 0 34 55 .284 .353 .469 .822 150
20 Mike Lum* 20 139 584 541 76 144 19 8 6 48 10 13 43 67 .266 .320 .364 .684 197
21 Felix Millan 22 35 142 135 17 42 5 1 1 6 2 0 7 13 .311 .345 .385 .730 52
22 Bob Moorhead 28 14 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
23 Gary Neibauer 21 9 14 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 8 .000 .143 .000 .143 0
24 Ken Nixon 22 19 35 32 3 4 0 0 2 6 0 0 3 13 .125 .200 .313 .513 10
25 Conrad Noessel 21 8 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1
26 Jay Porter 33 77 199 162 20 33 4 0 1 16 0 1 37 24 .204 .352 .247 .599 40
27 Ron Reed 23 4 11 11 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 .273 .273 .364 .636 4
28 Jesus Romero 23 9 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .125 .222 .125 .347 1
29 Al Santorini 18 9 15 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .133 .000 .133 0
30 Monte Sharp 22 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1
31 Richard Smith 23 16 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1
32 Bill Southworth 20 33 126 104 10 26 2 0 0 8 1 1 22 28 .250 .381 .269 .650 28
33 John Stewart 21 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1
34 Cecil Upshaw 23 12 20 20 2 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 .100 .100 .200 .300 4
35 Charlie Vaughan 18 22 22 21 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 .143 .182 .190 .372 4
35 Players 23.7 140 5061 4453 534 1105 165 37 65 475 51 55 437 763 .248 .319 .346 .665 1539 46 88 37 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 Joe Cisterna 23 8 8 .500 2.53 28 9 103.0 89 42 29 5 35 68 1.204 7.8 0.4 3.1 5.9 1.94
2 Robert Daniel* 21 2 4 .333 6.48 13 8 50.0 54 39 36 3 27 25 1.620 9.7 0.5 4.9 4.5 0.93
3 Tom Dukes 23 8 12 .400 2.70 22 20 150.0 131 55 45 12 44 127 1.167 7.9 0.7 2.6 7.6 2.89
4 David Fracaro 27 0 1 .000 7.20 3 2 5.0 8 5 4 0 5 1 2.600 14.4 0.0 9.0 1.8 0.20
5 Frank Funk 30 11 9 .550 3.16 30 18 151.0 150 63 53 16 29 94 1.185 8.9 1.0 1.7 5.6 3.24
6 Gene Garnell 27 4 4 .500 2.32 35 0 66.0 46 22 17 3 15 64 0.924 6.3 0.4 2.0 8.7 4.27
7 Harold Gelein* 25 2 4 .333 2.30 29 6 94.0 74 31 24 3 32 79 1.128 7.1 0.3 3.1 7.6 2.47
8 Pat House* 25 10 9 .526 2.13 23 19 152.0 129 50 36 6 27 107 1.026 7.6 0.4 1.6 6.3 3.96
9 Hub Kittle 49 0 0 0.00 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
10 Bob Moorhead 28 1 2 .333 5.06 14 0 32.0 30 20 18 3 17 23 1.469 8.4 0.8 4.8 6.5 1.35
11 Gary Neibauer 21 1 2 .333 3.21 9 9 42.0 40 18 15 1 11 40 1.214 8.6 0.2 2.4 8.6 3.64
12 Ken Nixon 22 7 1 .875 2.90 12 8 62.0 61 21 20 5 15 28 1.226 8.9 0.7 2.2 4.1 1.87
13 Conrad Noessel 21 0 1 .000 3.00 8 1 21.0 23 14 7 1 10 12 1.571 9.9 0.4 4.3 5.1 1.20
14 Ron Reed 23 3 1 .750 1.20 4 4 30.0 19 4 4 0 7 22 0.867 5.7 0.0 2.1 6.6 3.14
15 Al Santorini 18 3 2 .600 1.69 9 9 48.0 37 15 9 2 22 49 1.229 6.9 0.4 4.1 9.2 2.23
16 Monte Sharp* 22 0 0 7.20 6 1 10.0 16 8 8 3 4 8 2.000 14.4 2.7 3.6 7.2 2.00
17 Richard Smith 23 0 1 .000 2.35 16 0 23.0 23 12 6 2 10 11 1.435 9.0 0.8 3.9 4.3 1.10
18 John Stewart 21 1 0 1.000 1.29 1 1 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 3 1.000 6.4 0.0 2.6 3.9 1.50
19 Cecil Upshaw 23 4 5 .444 2.77 12 10 65.0 53 22 20 4 14 55 1.031 7.3 0.6 1.9 7.6 3.93
20 Charlie Vaughan* 18 2 7 .222 2.93 22 14 83.0 86 40 27 3 39 71 1.506 9.3 0.3 4.2 7.7 1.82
20 Players 23.9 67 73 .479 2.86 140 140 100 40 13 1194.0 1075 482 379 72 366 34 886 30 6 59 1.207 8.1 0.5 2.8 6.7 2.42
* - 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
William Hancock 55 364 58 9 5 .979 7.67 4
Glen Clark 50 291 27 12 2 .964 6.36 6
Jay Porter 44 214 17 2 2 .991 5.25 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Kopacz 84 641 32 8 52 .988 8.01
Hal Breeden 57 516 37 9 38 .984 9.70
Daniel Kern 16 95 9 1 6 .990 6.50 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Gomez 59 112 156 8 33 .971 4.54
Bobby Cox 50 105 146 7 27 .973 5.02
Felix Millan 35 89 77 3 16 .982 4.74

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Connolly 66 57 124 14 9 .928 2.74
Bobby Cox 35 35 70 5 5 .955 3.00
Bill Southworth 33 26 54 10 4 .889 2.42
Rafael Gomez 12 10 17 2 0 .931 2.25

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walt Hriniak 133 230 388 20 67 .969 4.65

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Lum 138 374 12 7 2 .982 2.80
Ethan Blackaby 99 132 9 6 1 .959 1.42
Glen Clark 78 126 7 3 0 .978 1.71
Daniel Kern 78 172 6 2 1 .989 2.28 Stats for 2 teams
Robert Connolly 45 71 5 3 1 .962 1.69
Hal Breeden 38 36 1 4 0 .902 0.97
Jay Porter 11 9 2 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ethan Blackaby 25 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 24, 1940 Cincinnati, OH, US
Hal Breeden 22 R L 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 28, 1944 Albany, GA, US
Joe Cisterna 23 S R 6' 2.0" 183 Sep 10, 1942 San Diego, CA, US
Glen Clark 25 S R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 7, 1941 Austin, TX, US
Robert Connolly 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 1, 1945
Bobby Cox 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 21, 1941 Tulsa, OK, US
Robert Daniel 21 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 4, 1945 Cullman, AL, US
Tom Dukes 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 31, 1942 Knoxville, TN, US
David Fracaro 27 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Apr 16, 1939 Waukesha, WI, US
Frank Funk 30 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 30, 1935 Washington, DC, US
Gene Garnell 27 S R 6' 1.0" 178 Aug 9, 1938 Trinidad, CO, US
Cito Gaston 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 17, 1944 San Antonio, TX, US
Harold Gelein 25 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 7, 1940 Hibbing, MN, US
Rafael Gomez 26 R R 5' 8.0" 163 Sep 6, 1939 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
William Hancock 24 L R 6' 0.0" 183 Apr 19, 1942 Shreveport, LA, US
Pat House 25 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 1, 1940 Boise, ID, US
Walt Hriniak 23 L R 5' 11.0" 180 May 22, 1943 Natick, MA, US
Daniel Kern 24 L L 6' 2.0" 187 Apr 27, 1942 San Diego, CA, US
Hub Kittle 49 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 19, 1917 Los Angeles, CA, US
George Kopacz 25 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 26, 1941 Chicago, IL, US
Mike Lum 20 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 27, 1945 Honolulu, HI, US
Felix Millan 22 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Aug 21, 1943 Yabucoa, PR
Bob Moorhead 28 R R 6' 1.0" 208 Jan 23, 1938 Chambersburg, PA, US
Gary Neibauer 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 29, 1944 Billings, MT, US
Ken Nixon 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Oct 4, 1943 Defeated, TN, US
Conrad Noessel 21 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Oct 16, 1944
Jay Porter 33 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 17, 1933 Shawnee, OK, US
Ron Reed 23 R R 6' 6.0" 215 Nov 2, 1942 La Porte, IN, US
Jesus Romero 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 12, 1942
Al Santorini 18 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 19, 1948 Irvington, NJ, US
Monte Sharp 22 R L 6' 4.0" 205 Mar 23, 1944 Decatur, AL, US
Richard Smith 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 23, 1943 Birmingham, AL, US
Bill Southworth 20 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 10, 1945 Madison, WI, US
John Stewart 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Feb 12, 1945 Hollywood, CA, US
Cecil Upshaw 23 R R 6' 6.0" 205 Oct 22, 1942 Spearsville, LA, US
Charlie Vaughan 18 R L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 6, 1947 Mercedes, TX, US

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