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1961 Magic Valley Cowboys

1961 > Class C > 1961 Pioneer League
Overall: 64-66
Scored 831 runs, Allowed 808 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-63

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Jack Phillips
Represented: Magic Valley, ID
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 61,405
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 Dick Allen 19 117 526 460 101 146 17 8 21 94 10 4 63 131 .317 .401 .526 .927 242 2 0 1
2 Victor Baron 22 109 450 395 60 116 18 2 13 72 2 0 47 79 .294 .369 .448 .817 177 2 3 3
3 Don Bessey# 20 31 47 43 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 20 .116 .191 .116 .308 5 0 0 0
4 Jimmy Boring 23 4 11 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Bobby Bubash 21 31 70 57 19 20 0 0 4 15 0 0 12 21 .351 .471 .561 1.033 32 1 0 0
6 Robert Carmo 22 63 283 241 44 77 17 2 7 45 6 5 31 51 .320 .400 .494 .894 119 4 3 4
7 Morris Cigar 24 25 45 33 8 9 5 0 2 11 0 0 10 10 .273 .467 .606 1.073 20 2 0 0
8 Gary Curkendall* 18 124 576 499 83 146 23 3 9 60 7 6 67 56 .293 .383 .405 .787 202 7 1 2
9 Teddy Dillard 20 30 38 33 4 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 16 .091 .189 .121 .310 4 0 1 0
10 Albert Durling 19 48 215 179 29 37 11 0 5 20 2 1 33 63 .207 .332 .352 .684 63 1 1 1
11 Barry Fullerton 23 67 228 183 29 39 5 0 2 18 1 0 42 41 .213 .361 .273 .634 50 1 1 1
12 Joel Gibson 21 17 48 42 4 7 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 11 .167 .178 .238 .416 10 0 3 2
13 Jeff Harrell 19 13 11 10 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 5 .200 .273 .200 .473 2 0 0 0
14 Chuck Herzberger# 21 30 31 26 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 15 .077 .200 .077 .277 2 0 1 0
15 Larry James 20 15 31 31 2 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .290 .290 .290 .581 9 0 0 0
16 Robert Kubes 19 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Michael Pankey 22 7 12 5 .417
18 Adolfo Phillips 19 72 226 203 26 39 8 0 7 30 4 0 17 101 .192 .263 .335 .598 68 3 2 1
19 James Ponceroff 18 30 81 76 17 17 1 1 4 10 0 0 2 43 .224 .244 .421 .665 32 0 3 0
20 Brian Ross* 19 22 39 32 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 11 .094 .194 .125 .319 4 0 3 0
21 Bobby Sanders 23 126 557 453 113 147 18 3 40 118 16 5 91 109 .325 .433 .642 1.076 291 2 3 8
22 Costen Shockley* 19 126 545 470 105 169 31 6 23 108 11 8 61 99 .360 .442 .598 1.040 281 11 0 3
23 David Steplitus* 22 18 27 21 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .238 .385 .333 .718 7 1 1 0
24 Buck Stinnett* 19 80 249 226 32 59 8 0 0 28 2 2 19 38 .261 .323 .296 .619 67 2 1 1
25 Dennis Wagner 21 79 309 266 35 61 14 1 6 46 2 0 34 75 .229 .316 .357 .673 95 2 2 5
26 John Weghorn 20 118 518 429 105 124 17 6 17 60 6 2 83 100 .289 .406 .476 .881 204 2 3 1
26 Players 20.3 131 5209 4432 831 1247 198 32 161 747 69 30 639 1121 .281 .378 .449 .828 1992 77 73 32 33
* - 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 Don Bessey 20 7 7 .500 5.23 31 14 4 1 124.0 133 93 72 16 72 83 4 4 10 1.653 9.7 1.2 5.2 6.0 1.15
2 Bobby Bubash 21 11 5 .688 5.34 24 16 5 0 123.0 123 84 73 14 85 113 6 1 18 1.691 9.0 1.0 6.2 8.3 1.33
3 Morris Cigar 24 3 3 .500 5.79 11 4 1 0 42.0 46 31 27 6 26 40 2 0 2 1.714 9.9 1.3 5.6 8.6 1.54
4 Teddy Dillard 20 5 9 .357 4.93 29 11 4 0 95.0 108 72 52 15 35 68 6 1 4 1.505 10.2 1.4 3.3 6.4 1.94
5 Joel Gibson 21 8 6 .571 4.19 17 15 6 1 116.0 121 68 54 17 48 141 1 0 4 1.457 9.4 1.3 3.7 10.9 2.94
6 Jeff Harrell 19 0 0 15.68 13 3 0 0 31.0 59 61 54 10 32 14 3 0 5 2.935 17.1 2.9 9.3 4.1 0.44
7 Chuck Herzberger 21 5 4 .556 3.04 30 3 2 1 74.0 72 31 25 9 29 70 2 0 2 1.365 8.8 1.1 3.5 8.5 2.41
8 Larry James 20 0 8 .000 5.56 15 11 2 0 81.0 93 61 50 9 46 67 1 0 5 1.716 10.3 1.0 5.1 7.4 1.46
9 Robert Kubes 19 0 1 .000 5.14 3 2 7.0 11 7 4 2 7 0 2.571 14.1 2.6 9.0
10 Lynn Lambeth 18 0 0 9.00 1 0 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.000 27.0 0.0 9.0
11 Michael Pankey 22 3 0 1.000 5.14 7 2 28.0 32 16 16 4 28 0 2.143 10.3 1.3 9.0
12 James Ponceroff 18 15 9 .625 3.75 29 22 11 1 180.0 188 92 75 19 50 136 2 0 11 1.322 9.4 1.0 2.5 6.8 2.72
13 Brian Ross* 19 5 7 .417 6.26 20 15 3 1 102.0 123 80 71 21 52 72 3 0 4 1.716 10.9 1.9 4.6 6.4 1.38
14 David Steplitus* 22 1 5 .167 6.51 18 8 1 0 76.0 100 69 55 15 40 60 1 1 2 1.842 11.8 1.8 4.7 7.1 1.50
15 Buck Stinnett 19 1 2 .333 6.80 9 5 2 0 41.0 52 41 31 9 21 36 0 0 3 1.780 11.4 2.0 4.6 7.9 1.71
15 Players 20.2 64 66 .492 131 131 808 7
* - 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
Victor Baron 104 760 49 23 13 .972 7.78 12
Barry Fullerton 31 217 11 6 0 .974 7.35 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Costen Shockley 125 1058 85 30 87 .974 9.14
Bobby Sanders 10 70 5 4 9 .949 7.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Allen 116 258 291 27 67 .953 4.73
Bobby Sanders 13 22 27 0 4 1.000 3.77

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Curkendall 122 84 205 30 16 .906 2.37

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Weghorn 116 160 342 57 63 .898 4.33
Bobby Sanders 22 12 55 5 8 .931 3.05

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Sanders 85 114 5 6 0 .952 1.40
Dennis Wagner 75 119 9 11 1 .921 1.71
Robert Carmo 63 117 11 4 2 .970 2.03
Adolfo Phillips 62 73 4 8 0 .906 1.24
Buck Stinnett 62 79 5 2 1 .977 1.35
Albert Durling 47 90 10 5 2 .952 2.13
Barry Fullerton 20 26 0 2 0 .929 1.30

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Bessey 31 8 25 3 0 .917 1.06
Chuck Herzberger 30 2 13 1 0 .938 0.50
Teddy Dillard 29 7 6 3 0 .813 0.45
James Ponceroff 29 12 24 0 0 1.000 1.24
Bobby Bubash 24 1 28 0 6 1.000 1.21
Brian Ross 20 6 19 0 1 1.000 1.25
David Steplitus 18 4 16 2 2 .909 1.11
Joel Gibson 17 5 12 0 0 1.000 1.00
Larry James 15 6 10 1 1 .941 1.07
Jeff Harrell 13 1 2 1 0 .750 0.23
Morris Cigar 11 3 6 2 1 .818 0.82
Buck Stinnett 9 0.00
Michael Pankey 7 0.00
Robert Kubes 3 0.00
Lynn Lambeth 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dick Allen 19 R R 5' 11.0" 187 Mar 8, 1942 Wampum, PA, US
Victor Baron 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 12, 1939
Don Bessey 20 S R 6' 6.0" 210 Jun 12, 1941 Hanford, CA, US
Jimmy Boring 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 30, 1938 Johnson City, TN, US
Bobby Bubash 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 3, 1940 Brackenridge, PA, US
Robert Carmo 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 4, 1939 Blairsville, PA, US
Morris Cigar 24 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Dec 3, 1936
Gary Curkendall 18 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 10, 1942 Volga, WV, US
Teddy Dillard 20 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Oct 3, 1940 Cleo Springs, OK, US
Albert Durling 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 16, 1941
Barry Fullerton 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 12, 1937
Joel Gibson 21 R R 6' 4.0" 198 Jul 1, 1939 Gastonia, NC, US
Jeff Harrell 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Dec 10, 1941 Brownwood, TX, US
Chuck Herzberger 21 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 27, 1939 Streator, IL, US
Larry James 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 8, 1941 Salinas, CA, US
Robert Kubes 19 R R 5' 11.0" 157 1942
Lynn Lambeth 18 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Dec 2, 1942 Salina, KS, US
Michael Pankey 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1939
Adolfo Phillips 19 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 16, 1941 Bethania, PA
James Ponceroff 18 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 20, 1942 Morgantown, WV, US
Brian Ross 19 L L 6' 1.0" 178 Nov 1, 1941 Sacramento, CA, US
Bobby Sanders 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 10, 1938 Centre, AL, US
Costen Shockley 19 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 8, 1942 Georgetown, DE, US
David Steplitus 22 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 7, 1939
Buck Stinnett 19 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 18, 1942
Dennis Wagner 21 R R 6' 4.0" 210 May 12, 1940 Evanston, IL, US
John Weghorn 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 4, 1941 Cincinnati, OH, US

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