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1961 Wenatchee Chiefs

1961 > Class B > 1961 Northwest League
Overall: 63-76
Scored 669 runs, Allowed 727 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-75

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Rube Walker, Dick Cole, Bobby Adams and Vedie Himsl
Represented: Wenatchee, WA
Ballpark: Recreation Park  (Wenatchee, WA)
Attendance: n/a
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 Herb Anderson 24 8 18 5 0 0 0 .278 .278 5
2 Walter Bales 23 88 318 278 37 72 10 4 3 28 0 0 36 71 .259 .346 .356 .702 99 2 0 2
3 Tony Balsamo 23 34 22 20 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .200 .273 .200 .473 4 0 0 0
4 Lewis Bishop 20 36 112 99 15 22 5 2 1 18 0 1 12 29 .222 .313 .343 .656 34 1 0 0
5 Philip Borders 22 109 403 343 57 90 16 1 11 55 0 2 48 62 .262 .362 .411 .773 141 6 5 1
6 Stewart Bowers* 21 34 73 62 3 16 4 0 0 8 0 0 7 16 .258 .329 .323 .651 20 0 3 1
7 Dick Burwell 21 36 84 75 4 10 0 0 1 10 0 0 2 33 .133 .165 .173 .338 13 1 5 1
8 Wayne Carlander# 20 24 20 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 .000 .053 .000 .053 0 0 1 0
9 Bill Connors 19 32 122 111 9 25 4 1 0 17 2 1 9 33 .225 .281 .279 .560 31 0 1 1
10 Billy Cowan 22 15 63 54 13 13 0 1 1 6 4 0 5 20 .241 .323 .333 .656 18 2 1 1
11 Basil Curry 23 11 17 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 0 0
12 Peter DeSilvia 19 82 325 282 51 67 11 2 17 54 1 0 35 93 .238 .335 .472 .807 133 7 0 1
13 Pete Embry* 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Ken Faulkner* 22 12 46 41 5 11 0 0 0 11 0 1 5 4 .268 .348 .268 .616 11 0 0 0
15 Kenneth Fisher 25 50 179 158 19 40 10 0 1 15 3 3 18 30 .253 .328 .335 .663 53 0 2 1
16 James Fraser 19 8 4 1 .250
17 Kenneth Fruchter* 20 12 41 35 2 9 2 0 0 5 0 1 5 8 .257 .366 .314 .680 11 1 0 0
18 Robert Graham 23 24 55 50 5 8 3 0 0 4 0 0 3 15 .160 .236 .220 .456 11 2 0 0
19 Arnold Hallgren 28 4 10 3 0 0 0 .300 .300 3
20 James Hansen 24 14 11 8 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 .250 .455 .375 .830 3 0 0 0
21 Chuck Herzberger# 21 13 22 18 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 .333 .350 .389 .739 7 0 2 1
22 Ken Hubbs 19 138 538 479 69 137 20 6 9 68 9 8 48 92 .286 .352 .409 .761 196 3 4 4
23 Cal Koonce 20 23 52 46 7 8 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 13 .174 .188 .196 .383 9 0 4 1
24 Barry McCarron 22 16 47 40 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 9 .150 .244 .175 .419 7 1 2 0 Stats for 2 teams
25 William Miller 22 62 251 222 40 68 5 0 1 21 1 0 21 31 .306 .372 .342 .715 76 3 4 1
26 Moe Morhardt* 24 120 500 416 78 141 27 6 18 90 5 4 78 62 .339 .443 .563 1.005 234 2 1 3
27 Lenny Neal 36 18 50 41 5 11 3 0 1 12 0 0 4 8 .268 .333 .415 .748 17 1 2 2
28 Jerry Palma 24 119 453 402 56 101 9 7 4 42 9 2 44 69 .251 .324 .338 .663 136 1 3 3
29 Carl Schmidt* 26 22 54 42 7 9 2 0 1 6 0 0 9 13 .214 .340 .333 .673 14 0 1 2
30 Spencer Scott 22 117 419 351 54 92 19 0 13 64 0 3 56 72 .262 .373 .427 .801 150 8 1 3
31 Gary Starr 23 38 111 101 11 24 3 1 1 11 2 1 8 14 .238 .300 .317 .617 32 1 1 0
32 Bobby Teague# 20 15 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
33 Art Thompson 22 43 54 51 5 11 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 .216 .212 .255 .466 13 0 2 1
34 Gary Tomlan* 22 14 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .500 .750 2 0 0 0
35 Rube Walker* 32 3 4 2 1 0 0 .500 .750 3
36 Jesse White 26 135 601 528 101 169 20 17 0 41 24 9 66 42 .320 .393 .422 .815 223 0 3 4
36 Players 22.5 140 5040 4421 669 1184 181 48 83 597 59 35 536 887 .268 .345 .387 .731 1710 120 49 34
* - 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 Tony Balsamo 23 5 4 .556 3.67 32 0 0 0 49.0 53 27 20 5 18 44 0 0 1 1.449 9.7 0.9 3.3 8.1 2.44
2 Stewart Bowers* 21 12 9 .571 3.81 34 25 11 3 182.0 185 99 77 8 84 129 2 0 9 1.478 9.1 0.4 4.2 6.4 1.54
3 Dick Burwell 21 12 13 .480 3.65 35 29 12 1 195.0 173 105 79 12 150 145 11 0 19 1.656 8.0 0.6 6.9 6.7 0.97
4 Wayne Carlander* 20 2 9 .182 5.91 24 13 0 0 64.0 63 61 42 4 66 58 1 0 8 2.016 8.9 0.6 9.3 8.2 0.88
5 Bill Connors 19 0 0 6.00 2 1 6.0 6 5 4 4 0 1.667 9.0 6.0
6 Basil Curry* 23 3 3 .500 4.89 11 6 1 0 46.0 54 29 25 2 22 25 2 0 2 1.652 10.6 0.4 4.3 4.9 1.14
7 James Fraser 19 0 1 .000 4.50 8 1 16.0 20 9 8 0 6 0 1.625 11.2 0.0 3.4
8 Robert Graham 23 7 8 .467 5.23 24 18 8 0 141.0 165 95 82 8 70 85 3 0 21 1.667 10.5 0.5 4.5 5.4 1.21
9 James Hansen 24 1 2 .333 6.39 13 1 1 0 31.0 42 26 22 1 24 21 2 0 2 2.129 12.2 0.3 7.0 6.1 0.88
10 Chuck Herzberger 21 2 6 .250 5.46 13 8 3 0 56.0 65 44 34 5 31 47 9 1 5 1.714 10.4 0.8 5.0 7.6 1.52
11 Cal Koonce 20 6 10 .375 4.81 22 19 8 1 131.0 152 94 70 8 46 74 1 1 6 1.511 10.4 0.5 3.2 5.1 1.61
12 William Miller 22 0 0 1 0
13 Bobby Teague 20 1 2 .333 7.50 15 4 1 0 36.0 42 34 30 4 29 21 0 0 5 1.972 10.5 1.0 7.2 5.2 0.72
14 Art Thompson 22 11 9 .550 4.00 41 16 5 2 153.0 151 87 68 6 95 125 9 1 22 1.608 8.9 0.4 5.6 7.4 1.32
15 Gary Tomlan* 22 1 0 1.000 3.43 14 0 0 0 21.0 28 9 8 2 7 12 1 0 0 1.667 12.0 0.9 3.0 5.1 1.71
15 Players 21.4 63 76 .453 140 140 727
* - 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
Walter Bales 85 497 55 19 8 .967 6.49 14
Spencer Scott 47 229 11 14 0 .945 5.11 16
Lenny Neal 18 85 5 1 1 .989 5.00 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Moe Morhardt 120 949 92 32 110 .970 8.68
Kenneth Fruchter 12 71 3 0 7 1.000 6.17

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Palma 58 134 135 9 49 .968 4.64
Ken Hubbs 51 125 164 8 45 .973 5.67
Bill Connors 30 65 66 14 15 .903 4.37

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Miller 57 47 97 8 9 .947 2.53
Philip Borders 52 40 98 20 6 .873 2.65
Gary Starr 15 16 18 2 2 .944 2.27

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Hubbs 86 140 243 34 60 .918 4.45
Jerry Palma 54 93 165 22 47 .921 4.78

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jesse White 132 271 16 9 1 .970 2.17
Peter DeSilvia 80 120 4 10 0 .925 1.55
Spencer Scott 64 89 6 10 2 .905 1.48
Philip Borders 52 60 5 3 0 .956 1.25
Kenneth Fisher 48 81 11 0 3 1.000 1.92
Lewis Bishop 20 45 0 3 0 .938 2.25
Billy Cowan 14 27 6 3 2 .917 2.36
Ken Faulkner 10 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.60
Carl Schmidt 10 7 2 0 0 1.000 0.90

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Thompson 41 8 22 2 2 .938 0.73
Dick Burwell 35 15 41 3 1 .949 1.60
Stewart Bowers 34 9 36 4 4 .918 1.32
Tony Balsamo 32 4 10 0 4 1.000 0.44
Wayne Carlander 24 3 13 2 2 .889 0.67
Robert Graham 24 9 12 3 1 .875 0.88
Cal Koonce 22 11 28 3 2 .929 1.77
Bobby Teague 15 3 7 0 0 1.000 0.67
Gary Tomlan 14 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.07
James Hansen 13 0 5 1 0 .833 0.38
Chuck Herzberger 13 7 9 3 2 .842 1.23
Basil Curry 11 4 10 2 2 .875 1.27
James Fraser 8

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Herb Anderson 24 R L 6' 0.0" 178 Jul 15, 1936 Everett, WA, US
Walter Bales 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 17, 1938
Tony Balsamo 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 21, 1937 Brooklyn, NY, US
Lewis Bishop 20 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Jan 30, 1941
Philip Borders 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 18, 1939
Stewart Bowers 21 L L 6' 1.0" 187 Oct 28, 1939 Baltimore, MD, US
Dick Burwell 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 23, 1940 Alton, IL, US
Wayne Carlander 20 S L 6' 5.0" 210 Jun 5, 1941
Bill Connors 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 2, 1941 Schenectady, NY, US
Billy Cowan 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 28, 1938 Calhoun City, MS, US
Basil Curry 23 R L 5' 10.0" 180 1938
Peter DeSilvia 19 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Aug 19, 1941
Pete Embry 24 L R 5' 10.0" 183 Oct 11, 1936 Dallas, TX, US
Ken Faulkner 22 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 9, 1939
Kenneth Fisher 25 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1936
James Fraser 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 19, 1941
Kenneth Fruchter 20 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 31, 1940
Robert Graham 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 5, 1938
Arnold Hallgren 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 12, 1933 Windfield, AB, CA
James Hansen 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1937
Chuck Herzberger 21 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 27, 1939 Streator, IL, US
Ken Hubbs 19 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 23, 1941 Riverside, CA, US
Cal Koonce 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 18, 1940 Fayetteville, NC, US
Barry McCarron 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1939
William Miller 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1939
Moe Morhardt 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 16, 1937 Manchester, CT, US
Lenny Neal 36 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 2, 1924 Scio, OR, US
Jerry Palma 24 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1937
Carl Schmidt 26 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 18, 1934 Bridgeport, NE, US
Spencer Scott 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 6, 1939
Gary Starr 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1938
Bobby Teague 20 S R 5' 11.0" 180 1941
Art Thompson 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 13, 1938
Gary Tomlan 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1939
Rube Walker 32 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 7, 1929 Lenoir, NC, US
Jesse White 26 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 23, 1935

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