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1959 Greensboro Yankees

1959 > Class B > 1959 Carolina League
Overall: 54-76
Scored 786 runs, Allowed 843 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-69

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Vern Hoscheit
Represented: Greensboro, NC
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 Joseph Banker 25 36 55 48 5 12 3 1 2 11 0 7 16 .250 .345 .479 .825 23 0 0 0 0
2 George Banks 20 5 15 1 0 0 0 .067 .067 1
3 Dick Berardino 21 83 346 301 55 89 17 6 10 45 4 39 67 .296 .376 .492 .868 148 1 3 2 1
4 Dick Bogard* 22 92 379 295 64 78 15 2 9 52 2 73 50 .264 .417 .420 .837 124 5 5 1 1
5 Donald Brummer 22 49 222 201 36 56 7 1 1 19 5 14 13 .279 .327 .338 .665 68 1 5 1 0
6 James Burton 21 5 7 1 .143
7 Frank Carpin* 20 40 71 64 10 11 2 0 0 4 0 4 14 .172 .221 .203 .424 13 0 3 0 0
8 Richard Carter* 25 86 403 336 64 105 22 3 2 38 8 57 33 .313 .410 .414 .824 139 3 1 6 1
9 Steven Crihfield 23 8 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Edmond Gary* 19 39 164 136 26 30 5 0 3 23 0 22 48 .221 .335 .324 .659 44 2 3 1 0
11 Arthur Henriksen 20 6 5 2 .400
12 Henry Johnson* 22 86 272 231 28 63 8 0 5 36 1 37 40 .273 .372 .372 .744 86 0 3 1 4
13 Duane Kinart 21 8 3 1 .333
14 John Kopp 23 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Don Lock 22 133 587 492 102 139 27 7 30 122 9 90 167 .283 .393 .549 .942 270 1 2 2 4
16 Michael Mathiesen* 21 45 178 146 25 38 9 1 2 26 4 26 28 .260 .368 .377 .745 55 0 4 2 0
17 Daniel McCarthy 24 27 44 41 4 6 1 0 0 3 0 1 17 .146 .163 .171 .334 7 0 1 1 0
18 Glen Merklen* 22 132 592 477 92 127 14 6 23 86 10 108 113 .266 .401 .465 .866 222 1 3 3 4
19 Joseph Miller 25 35 120 106 26 34 9 2 3 25 0 13 21 .321 .392 .528 .920 56 0 0 1 1
20 Phil Mudrock 22 26 49 37 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 8 15 .081 .244 .108 .353 4 0 4 0 0
21 Donald Nichols 25 33 12 11 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 3 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0 0
22 Barry Nidiffer 23 87 333 287 47 74 14 1 7 47 7 39 54 .258 .349 .387 .735 111 1 6 0 0
23 James Orton 21 33 126 110 19 26 2 0 2 11 1 16 15 .236 .333 .309 .642 34 0 0 0 2
24 Ronald Paul 22 27 116 108 17 25 2 1 2 20 1 8 23 .231 .284 .324 .609 35 0 0 0 0
25 Vincent Pignatello 23 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Robert Purvis 23 6 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Hal Reniff 20 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Robert Riesener 22 17 47 38 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 13 .079 .146 .079 .225 3 0 6 0 0
29 Bernard Schreiber 25 17 48 43 5 10 1 1 0 4 0 4 5 .233 .298 .302 .600 13 0 1 0 0
30 DeMont Seagrave 23 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Richard Stewart 24 31 72 64 7 12 1 1 1 2 0 4 28 .188 .235 .281 .517 18 0 4 0 0
32 Hal Stowe* 21 9 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Bruce Swango* 22 16 35 29 3 7 1 0 1 4 0 4 8 .241 .333 .379 .713 11 0 2 0 0
34 Marcus Thublin 23 34 97 80 11 18 2 0 1 9 0 15 26 .225 .351 .288 .638 23 1 0 1 0
35 Tom Tresh# 20 83 389 306 68 86 12 4 9 51 6 68 45 .281 .412 .435 .847 133 3 8 4 1
36 Doug Weiss 24 29 44 38 5 6 1 0 0 5 0 4 10 .158 .238 .184 .422 7 0 2 0 0
37 Mike Weldon 23 56 228 181 31 46 2 1 1 17 3 45 21 .254 .404 .293 .696 53 1 0 1 1
38 John Zanze* 21 79 189 167 15 39 4 1 0 14 0 20 24 .234 .316 .269 .585 45 0 2 0 0
39 Dale Zeigler* 22 7 8 1 .125
39 Players 22.1 133 5281 4442 786 1151 182 39 114 690 55 25 736 946 .259 .362 .395 .757 1753 74 29 21
* - 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 Joseph Banker 25 1 4 .200 5.03 24 6 1 0 68.0 73 53 38 9 56 0 38 6 1 7 1.897 9.7 1.2 7.4 5.0 0.68
2 James Burton 21 1 1 .500 5
3 Frank Carpin* 20 12 9 .571 3.24 30 23 14 1 175.0 154 88 63 10 103 1 143 5 1 2 1.469 7.9 0.5 5.3 7.4 1.39
4 Arthur Henriksen 20 0 0 6
5 Duane Kinart 21 0 1 .000 7
6 John Kopp 23 0 0 4
7 Daniel McCarthy 24 6 12 .333 7.69 27 16 3 0 103.0 114 100 88 11 87 2 76 6 0 9 1.951 10.0 1.0 7.6 6.6 0.87
8 Phil Mudrock 22 6 7 .462 5.05 26 15 1 0 114.0 114 83 64 6 82 4 63 2 0 4 1.719 9.0 0.5 6.5 5.0 0.77
9 Donald Nichols 25 3 2 .600 4.60 33 0 0 0 47.0 41 28 24 4 31 1 25 0 0 5 1.532 7.9 0.8 5.9 4.8 0.81
10 Vincent Pignatello 23 0 3 .000 7
11 Robert Purvis 23 2 1 .667 6
12 Hal Reniff 20 1 2 .333 6.00 7 15.0 14 16 10 12 1.733 8.4 7.2
13 Robert Riesener 22 6 7 .462 3.88 17 15 5 1 109.0 139 64 47 5 37 1 41 2 0 11 1.615 11.5 0.4 3.1 3.4 1.11
14 DeMont Seagrave 23 0 2 .000 4
15 Richard Stewart 24 9 11 .450 4.60 27 21 13 2 172.0 180 107 88 10 73 5 93 13 2 2 1.471 9.4 0.5 3.8 4.9 1.27
16 Hal Stowe* 21 0 0 9
17 Bruce Swango 22 2 4 .333 5.89 16 10 3 0 84.0 88 65 55 14 57 1 84 5 0 7 1.726 9.4 1.5 6.1 9.0 1.47
18 Doug Weiss 24 4 7 .364 6.51 18 11 3 0 112.0 135 101 81 21 52 1 52 5 0 10 1.670 10.8 1.7 4.2 4.2 1.00
19 Dale Zeigler* 22 1 3 .250 6
19 Players 22.8 54 76 .415 5.26 133 133 89 44 4 1132.0 1220 843 662 111 706 26 697 48 4 72 5327 1.701 9.7 0.9 5.6 5.5 0.99
* - 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
Henry Johnson 78 357 37 6 6 .985 5.05 9
John Zanze 65 300 18 7 6 .978 4.89 10
Joseph Miller 26 145 13 5 0 .969 6.08 9

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glen Merklen 132 1096 75 21 112 .982 8.87

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Brummer 47 127 157 12 43 .959 6.04
Mike Weldon 39 94 138 14 19 .943 5.95
James Orton 27 58 91 9 18 .943 5.52
Barry Nidiffer 17 28 45 3 13 .961 4.29

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Bogard 82 84 112 25 19 .887 2.39
Barry Nidiffer 23 21 28 13 4 .790 2.13
Marcus Thublin 20 13 29 8 3 .840 2.10

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Tresh 83 161 262 40 70 .914 5.10
Michael Mathiesen 44 77 99 22 19 .889 4.00
Mike Weldon 11 15 26 3 6 .932 3.73

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Lock 133 200 19 16 5 .932 1.65
Richard Carter 84 160 7 6 2 .965 1.99
Dick Berardino 82 145 6 8 2 .950 1.84
Edmond Gary 36 54 1 2 0 .965 1.53
Barry Nidiffer 35 58 4 8 0 .886 1.77
Ronald Paul 26 40 3 4 1 .915 1.65

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Nichols 33 2 10 0 1 1.000 0.36
Frank Carpin 30 16 26 2 2 .955 1.40
Daniel McCarthy 27 5 16 1 2 .955 0.78
Richard Stewart 27 10 20 2 1 .938 1.11
Phil Mudrock 26 11 29 1 2 .976 1.54
Joseph Banker 25 7 13 3 0 .870 0.80
Doug Weiss 18 8 10 2 0 .900 1.00
Robert Riesener 17 9 13 2 1 .917 1.29
Bruce Swango 16 2 16 1 0 .947 1.13
Hal Stowe 9 0.00
Duane Kinart 7 0.00
Vincent Pignatello 7 0.00
Hal Reniff 7 0.00
Arthur Henriksen 6 0.00
Robert Purvis 6 0.00
Dale Zeigler 6 0.00
James Burton 5 0.00
John Kopp 4 0.00
DeMont Seagrave 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joseph Banker 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1934
George Banks 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 24, 1938 Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Dick Berardino 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 2, 1937 Cambridge, MA, US
Dick Bogard 22 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 10, 1937 Mount Pleasant, MS, US
Donald Brummer 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1937
James Burton 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1938
Frank Carpin 20 L L 5' 10.0" 172 Sep 14, 1938 Brooklyn, NY, US
Richard Carter 25 L L 5' 8.0" 165 1934
Steven Crihfield 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1936
Edmond Gary 19 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 13, 1939 Jackson, MS, US
Arthur Henriksen 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1939
Henry Johnson 22 L R 5' 11.0" 185 1937
Duane Kinart 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1938
John Kopp 23 R R 6' 0.0" 183 1936
Don Lock 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 27, 1936 Wichita, KS, US
Michael Mathiesen 21 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Mar 6, 1938
Daniel McCarthy 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1935
Glen Merklen 22 L L 6' 4.0" 200 1937
Joseph Miller 25 R R 5' 11.0" 190 1934
Phil Mudrock 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 12, 1937 Louisville, CO, US
Donald Nichols 25 R R 5' 10.0" 172 1934
Barry Nidiffer 23 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Jul 16, 1935 Elizabethton, TN, US
James Orton 21 R R 6' 0.0" 177 1938
Ronald Paul 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1937
Vincent Pignatello 23 R R 6' 1.0" 188 1936
Robert Purvis 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1936
Hal Reniff 20 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Jul 2, 1938 Warren, OH, US
Robert Riesener 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1937
Bernard Schreiber 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
DeMont Seagrave 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1936
Richard Stewart 24 R R 5' 11.0" 195 1935
Hal Stowe 21 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 29, 1937 Gastonia, NC, US
Bruce Swango 22 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 12, 1937 Welch, OK, US
Marcus Thublin 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1936
Tom Tresh 20 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 20, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
Doug Weiss 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1935
Mike Weldon 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1936
John Zanze 21 L 6' 3.0" 180 1938
Dale Zeigler 22 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1937

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