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1963 Decatur Commodores

1963 > Class A > 1963 Midwest League
Overall: 62-61
Scored 548 runs, Allowed 577 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-64

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Richard Klaus
Represented: Decatur, IL
Ballpark: Fans Field (Decatur, IL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1962 / 1964

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 Neal Austinson* 22 38 135 30 10 0 5 .222 .407 55
2 Ossie Blanco 17 23 53 6 2 0 0 .113 .151 8
3 Rodney Bode 21 96 304 65 9 4 4 .214 .309 94
4 James Brown 20 19 12 3 1 0 0 .250 .333 4
5 Ollie Brown 19 59 92 28 2 0 6 .304 .522 48
6 Terry Cobb 22 100 392 105 20 2 2 .268 .344 135
7 Louis DeMar* 19 8 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Nicholas DeMatteis* 20 28 59 13 4 0 0 .220 .288 17
9 Don Engbers# 19 116 434 113 13 6 7 .260 .366 159
10 DeGold Francis 17 45 109 19 3 0 1 .174 .229 25
11 Tito Fuentes# 19 73 299 101 15 5 7 .338 .492 147
12 Sammy Harrison 22 19 10 3 0 0 0 .300 .300 3
13 Roger Heyden* 23 59 205 53 5 1 3 .259 .337 69
14 Bruce Hildreth* 20 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Henry Hill* 20 4 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
16 Marcelo Juarez 21 1 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
17 Clarence Licklider* 21 16 29 2 0 0 0 .069 .069 2
18 Bobby Marshall 21 123 443 91 16 7 5 .205 .307 136
19 Paul Miller 22 10 13 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Robert Miller 23 22 15 2 0 0 0 .133 .133 2
21 Louis Moore 19 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 David Morse 23 19 66 13 0 0 0 .197 .197 13
23 Robert Musante# 20 26 66 9 0 1 0 .136 .167 11
24 James Parsons 21 44 19 2 1 0 0 .105 .158 3
25 Gerardo Pedroso 23 23 57 10 0 0 1 .175 .228 13
26 Roy Reitz* 21 79 250 70 14 2 0 .280 .352 88
27 Donald Shafts 19 5 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Clifford Smith 22 18 38 3 1 0 0 .079 .105 4
29 Robert Wardle* 22 94 304 65 11 3 5 .214 .319 97
30 Charles Wilson 21 81 303 79 13 2 6 .261 .376 114
31 Thomas Yost* 21 92 268 62 20 2 9 .231 .422 113
31 Players 20.8 123 4607 3996 548 948 160 35 61 471 98 33 494 906 .237 .327 .341 .667 1361 47 48 22 28
* - 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 James Brown 20 0 4 .000 5.81 19 5 48.0 31 34 31 5 57 1.833 5.8 0.9 10.7
2 Ollie Brown 19 9 8 .529 4.76 21 21 123.0 94 79 65 4 132 1.837 6.9 0.3 9.7
3 Louis DeMar* 19 0 3 .000 13.85 8 4 13.0 11 27 20 0 34 3.462 7.6 0.0 23.5
4 Nicholas DeMatteis* 20 14 6 .700 1.95 28 22 189.0 136 68 41 3 83 1.159 6.5 0.1 4.0
5 Sammy Harrison 22 5 2 .714 2.66 19 2 44.0 37 21 13 0 16 1.205 7.6 0.0 3.3
6 Bruce Hildreth* 20 0 0 6.00 4 0 12.0 11 10 8 1 7 1.500 8.2 0.8 5.2
7 Clarence Licklider* 21 4 8 .333 4.88 16 14 94.0 86 65 51 4 67 1.628 8.2 0.4 6.4
8 Paul Miller 22 0 6 .000 3.12 10 7 52.0 47 34 18 1 35 1.577 8.1 0.2 6.1
9 Robert Miller* 23 3 2 .600 4.26 22 4 57.0 57 31 27 8 23 1.404 9.0 1.3 3.6
10 Louis Moore 19 0 0 1.29 5 0 7.0 3 1 1 0 5 1.143 3.9 0.0 6.4
11 Robert Musante 20 12 11 .522 2.76 26 23 173.0 113 69 53 5 85 1.145 5.9 0.3 4.4
12 James Parsons 21 6 3 .667 3.12 44 2 98.0 94 57 34 10 41 1.378 8.6 0.9 3.8
13 Donald Shafts 19 1 2 .333 5.79 5 1 14.0 4 12 9 0 18 1.571 2.6 0.0 11.6
14 Clifford Smith 22 8 6 .571 3.02 18 18 128.0 97 68 43 5 82 1.398 6.8 0.4 5.8
15 Thomas Yost* 21 0 0 4.50 1 0 2.0 4 1 1 0 1 2.500 18.0 0.0 4.5
15 Players 20.6 62 61 .504 3.54 123 123 72 51 13 1055.0 825 577 415 46 686 18 982 45 9 142 4652 1.432 7.0 0.4 5.9 8.4 1.43
* - 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
Robert Wardle 90 701 77 14 .982 8.64
DeGold Francis 36 207 23 4 .983 6.39

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Engbers 115 969 68 17 .984 9.02

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tito Fuentes 73 183 181 15 .960 4.99
David Morse 19 45 43 4 .957 4.63

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Heyden 56 40 101 14 .910 2.52

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Marshall 122 156 319 42 .919 3.89

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Wilson 80 120 9 8 .942 1.61
Roy Reitz 76 118 6 4 .969 1.63
Thomas Yost 72 63 7 7 .909 0.97
Terry Cobb 45 55 3 1 .983 1.29
Rodney Bode 41 41 4 4 .918 1.10
Neal Austinson 28 37 4 2 .953 1.46
Ossie Blanco 11 10 0 2 .833 0.91
Gerardo Pedroso 11 25 0 0 1.000 2.27

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Parsons 44 0.00
Nicholas DeMatteis 28 0.00
Robert Musante 26 0.00
Robert Miller 22 0.00
Ollie Brown 21 0.00
James Brown 19 0.00
Sammy Harrison 19 0.00
Clifford Smith 18 0.00
Clarence Licklider 16 0.00
Paul Miller 10 0.00
Louis DeMar 8 0.00
Louis Moore 5 0.00
Donald Shafts 5 0.00
Bruce Hildreth 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Neal Austinson 22 L R 6' 2.0" 200 1941
Ossie Blanco 17 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 8, 1945 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Rodney Bode 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 30, 1941
James Brown 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1943
Ollie Brown 19 R R 6' 2.0" 178 Feb 11, 1944 Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Terry Cobb 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 16, 1941
Louis DeMar 19 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 5, 1943 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Nicholas DeMatteis 20 L L 5' 9.0" 187 Sep 28, 1942
Don Engbers 19 S L 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 12, 1943 Evansville, IN, US
DeGold Francis 17 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 3, 1946
Tito Fuentes 19 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 4, 1944 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Sammy Harrison 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1941
Roger Heyden 23 L R 6' 2.0" 175 1940
Bruce Hildreth 20 L L 6' 1.0" 195 1943
Henry Hill 20 L R 5' 9.0" 180 1943
Marcelo Juarez 21 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1942
Clarence Licklider 21 L L 5' 10.0" 162 1942
Bobby Marshall 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Jan 21, 1942
Paul Miller 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1941
Robert Miller 23 R L 6' 0.0" 170 1940
Louis Moore 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Sep 25, 1943
David Morse 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1940
Robert Musante 20 S R 5' 10.0" 167 May 14, 1943 Bridgeport, CT, US
James Parsons 21 R R 6' 1.0" 183 1942
Gerardo Pedroso 23 R R 6' 0.0" 160 1940
Roy Reitz 21 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 7, 1941 San Francisco, CA, US
Donald Shafts 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 14, 1943
Clifford Smith 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 May 10, 1941
Robert Wardle 22 L R 6' 1.0" 178 Jun 5, 1941 Franklin, NJ, US
Charles Wilson 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1942
Thomas Yost 21 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1942

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