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1961 Greensboro Yankees

1961 > Class B > 1961 Carolina League
Overall: 70-68
Scored 762 runs, Allowed 698 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-63

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Wayne Terwilliger
Represented: Greensboro, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 61,017
Other Years: 1960 / 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 Charles Boone 22 105 381 317 52 90 19 1 8 52 1 53 40 .284 .393 .426 .819 135 6 2 3 5
2 Richard Carter* 27 20 90 78 7 16 2 1 0 9 6 9 7 .205 .278 .256 .534 20 0 0 3 0
3 John Christiansen* 23 29 78 64 5 13 3 0 1 7 0 12 15 .203 .346 .297 .643 19 2 0 0 0
4 Dennis Corti 20 119 498 447 63 113 16 5 11 56 9 40 59 .253 .313 .385 .698 172 2 3 6 1
5 Bienvenido DeLaCruz 22 39 23 19 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .263 .263 .263 .526 5 0 4 0 0
6 Ralph DiMeglio* 22 38 104 90 13 28 6 2 3 17 1 12 22 .311 .385 .522 .907 47 0 0 2 3
7 Eugene Domzalski 23 92 402 317 65 90 18 1 15 71 4 75 66 .284 .415 .489 .904 155 1 2 7 1
8 Norman Forsythe 22 33 63 57 3 5 0 0 0 4 0 3 20 .088 .133 .088 .221 5 0 3 0 0
9 Ike Futch* 20 130 595 538 76 164 19 7 1 50 12 47 11 .305 .363 .372 .735 200 3 6 1 2
10 Raymond Geiser* 23 28 48 38 3 7 2 0 0 2 0 7 13 .184 .326 .237 .563 9 1 2 0 0
11 Gerald Heintz 19 22 53 51 2 11 3 0 0 2 1 1 12 .216 .231 .275 .505 14 0 1 0 0
12 David Holmstrom* 22 27 74 65 10 12 0 0 0 6 0 8 8 .185 .284 .185 .468 12 1 0 0 0
13 James Horsford 22 83 255 232 33 67 10 6 3 32 14 14 29 .289 .327 .422 .749 98 1 4 4 0
14 Jimmie Johnston* 26 5 3 1 1 0 0 .333 .667 2
15 Robert Kaczynski* 23 25 86 75 10 20 2 0 3 10 1 9 14 .267 .345 .413 .759 31 0 2 0 1
16 Donald Keller 21 22 79 67 12 17 2 0 0 6 5 10 16 .254 .354 .284 .638 19 1 0 1 0
17 Louis Konyha 21 9 16 4 .250
18 Charles Loyd 22 17 45 38 9 8 2 0 0 1 0 1 15 .211 .231 .263 .494 10 0 6 0 0
19 Joseph Maggio* 22 4 15 4 0 0 0 .267 .267 4
20 William McClain# 21 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Ed Merritt 21 29 85 71 10 13 1 1 1 10 0 8 31 .183 .259 .268 .527 19 0 4 2 0
22 Preston Parker# 20 5 9 1 .111
23 Ronald Paul 24 139 581 513 71 126 22 6 9 75 5 56 87 .246 .320 .365 .685 187 3 3 6 2
24 Charles Payne 20 5 6 3 .500
25 Arturo Polanco* 21 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Charles Reidell 22 137 575 517 93 142 20 5 28 100 20 49 125 .275 .341 .495 .836 256 5 0 4 11
27 Ronnie Retton* 23 136 623 509 114 148 19 3 8 60 35 103 63 .291 .412 .387 .799 197 5 2 4 0
28 Ralph Scorca 21 30 25 22 3 6 2 1 0 2 0 2 5 .273 .320 .455 .775 10 0 0 1 0
29 Kenneth Slater 22 8 16 1 0 0 0 .063 .063 1
30 Ronald Solomini 20 74 319 279 56 85 13 4 11 52 15 36 36 .305 .384 .498 .882 139 1 1 2 2
31 Ron Speiser# 21 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Neil Summers* 21 27 18 15 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 .067 .125 .067 .192 1 1 2 0 0
33 Wayne Terwilliger 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
34 Mike Weldon 25 46 141 121 26 34 3 1 0 15 3 15 11 .281 .353 .322 .675 39 0 2 3 1
35 Dooley Womack* 21 42 50 46 6 11 3 1 0 2 1 3 4 .239 .286 .348 .634 16 0 1 0 0
36 Robert Wyman 21 5 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
37 Dale Zeigler* 24 16 16 14 3 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 .143 .250 .143 .393 2 1 0 0 0
37 Players 22.0 139 5428 4679 762 1250 184 46 102 640 130 48 609 768 .267 .352 .392 .744 1832 36 49 55 27
* - 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 Bienvenido DeLaCruz 22 6 5 .545 3.98 39 3 1 0 92.2 81 53 41 9 33 10 60 2 0 3 1.230 7.9 0.9 3.2 5.8 1.82
2 Norman Forsythe 22 11 5 .688 3.57 33 21 8 3 164.0 144 81 65 10 82 8 113 5 3 6 1.378 7.9 0.5 4.5 6.2 1.38
3 Raymond Geiser* 23 5 5 .500 3.73 28 13 3 1 118.1 104 55 49 9 45 4 86 3 0 6 1.259 7.9 0.7 3.4 6.5 1.91
4 Gerald Heintz 19 8 8 .500 4.13 21 20 6 0 124.1 102 80 57 11 85 6 63 7 2 9 1.504 7.4 0.8 6.2 4.6 0.74
5 Hugh Hendry 23 0 0 2 2.0 0
6 James Horsford 22 1 0 1.000 3.31 8 16.1 19 6 8 0 1.653 10.5 4.4
7 Louis Konyha 21 2 6 .250 6.33 9 8 1 0 42.2 42 37 30 3 47 3 90 4 0 5 2.086 8.9 0.6 9.9 19.0 1.91
8 Charles Loyd 22 8 3 .727 2.74 14 13 9 1 105.0 74 41 32 9 53 4 108 5 0 5 1.210 6.3 0.8 4.5 9.3 2.04
9 William McClain* 21 0 1 .000 2 3.0 0
10 Ed Merritt 21 15 10 .600 2.98 29 29 15 2 211.1 182 91 70 13 108 9 132 5 1 5 1.372 7.8 0.6 4.6 5.6 1.22
11 Joseph Messina* 21 0 0 7.27 6 8.2 7 0
12 Preston Parker* 20 1 3 .250 7.86 5 26.1 23 0
13 Charles Payne 20 1 2 .333 6.61 5 16.1 12 0
14 Arturo Polanco* 21 0 0 7.94 3 5.2 5 0
15 Ralph Scorca 21 4 4 .500 3.65 30 9 4 0 86.1 75 56 35 1 73 1 57 12 0 6 1.714 7.8 0.1 7.6 5.9 0.78
16 Ron Speiser 21 0 0 10.12 3 2.2 3 0
17 Neil Summers* 21 0 7 .000 3.73 27 5 0 0 60.1 52 33 25 2 41 1 34 4 0 2 1.541 7.8 0.3 6.1 5.1 0.83
18 Dooley Womack 21 7 5 .583 4.47 27 5 1 0 86.2 107 65 43 8 42 5 56 2 1 4 1.719 11.1 0.8 4.4 5.8 1.33
19 Dale Zeigler* 24 1 4 .200 6.26 16 3 1 0 41.2 39 34 29 2 32 4 27 0 0 1 1.704 8.4 0.4 6.9 5.8 0.84
19 Players 21.4 70 68 .507 3.93 139 139 90 49 8 1215.0 1117 698 531 95 699 62 827 56 4 54 5427 1.495 8.3 0.7 5.2 6.1 1.18
* - 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
Charles Boone 95 592 51 6 10 .991 6.77 13
Ralph DiMeglio 31 164 13 10 1 .947 5.71 9
John Christiansen 23 98 10 5 0 .956 4.70 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Reidell 136 1127 58 30 116 .975 8.71
David Holmstrom 10 54 6 1 3 .984 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ike Futch 127 313 397 31 92 .958 5.59
Ronnie Retton 14 34 43 4 14 .951 5.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eugene Domzalski 91 78 142 27 15 .891 2.42
Dennis Corti 22 14 22 9 2 .800 1.64
Donald Keller 18 19 35 5 6 .915 3.00
Mike Weldon 10 15 14 3 1 .906 2.90

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronnie Retton 122 201 271 35 81 .931 3.87
Mike Weldon 16 36 36 9 9 .889 4.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Paul 138 268 18 9 4 .969 2.07
Dennis Corti 98 168 8 9 2 .951 1.80
Ronald Solomini 74 167 5 9 2 .950 2.32
James Horsford 64 93 8 15 2 .871 1.58
Richard Carter 20 33 0 1 0 .971 1.65
Robert Kaczynski 20 24 7 2 1 .939 1.55
David Holmstrom 12 5 2 2 0 .778 0.58

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bienvenido DeLaCruz 39 8 14 2 0 .917 0.56
Norman Forsythe 33 6 18 0 0 1.000 0.73
Ralph Scorca 30 6 13 4 1 .826 0.63
Ed Merritt 29 15 33 1 4 .980 1.66
Raymond Geiser 28 8 21 3 2 .906 1.04
Neil Summers 27 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.22
Dooley Womack 27 5 27 2 3 .941 1.19
Gerald Heintz 21 4 14 3 1 .857 0.86
Dale Zeigler 16 5 7 1 0 .923 0.75
Charles Loyd 14 6 10 4 2 .800 1.14
Louis Konyha 9 0.00
James Horsford 8 0.00
Joseph Messina 6 0.00
Preston Parker 5 0.00
Charles Payne 5 0.00
Arturo Polanco 3 0.00
Ron Speiser 3 0.00
Hugh Hendry 2 0.00
William McClain 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charles Boone 22 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 10, 1938 Covington, VA, US
Richard Carter 27 L L 5' 8.0" 165 1934
John Christiansen 23 L R 5' 10.0" 190 1938
Dennis Corti 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 4, 1941 Oakland, CA, US
Bienvenido DeLaCruz 22 R R 5' 11.0" 171 1939
Ralph DiMeglio 22 L R 6' 1.0" 185 1939
Eugene Domzalski 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Norman Forsythe 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jun 24, 1939 Santa Monica, CA, US
Ike Futch 20 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 31, 1941 Spearsville, LA, US
Raymond Geiser 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Gerald Heintz 19 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Feb 3, 1942 Belleville, IL, US
Hugh Hendry 23 R R 5' 9.0" 190 1938
David Holmstrom 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1939
James Horsford 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 30, 1938 Santurce, PR
Jimmie Johnston 26 L L 6' 1.0" 200 1935
Robert Kaczynski 23 L L 5' 10.0" 180 1938
Donald Keller 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1940
Louis Konyha 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 12, 1940
Charles Loyd 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1939
Joseph Maggio 22 L R 6' 0.0" 190 1939
William McClain 21 S L 6' 2.0" 195 1940
Ed Merritt 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 8, 1940 Denver, CO, US
Joseph Messina 21 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1940
Preston Parker 20 S L 6' 0.0" 170 1941
Ronald Paul 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1937
Charles Payne 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 16, 1941 Silver Spring, MD, US
Arturo Polanco 21 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1940
Charles Reidell 22 R L 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 25, 1939 Mifflinburg, PA, US
Ronnie Retton 23 L R 5' 7.0" 160 Oct 30, 1937 Grant Town, WV, US
Ralph Scorca 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1940
Kenneth Slater 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1939
Ronald Solomini 20 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 22, 1940
Ron Speiser 21 S R 6' 2.0" 175 1940
Neil Summers 21 L L 6' 0.0" 170 1940
Wayne Terwilliger 36 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jun 27, 1925 Clare, MI, US
Mike Weldon 25 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1936
Dooley Womack 21 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 25, 1939 Columbia, SC, US
Robert Wyman 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1940
Dale Zeigler 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1937

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