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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
1Herb Anderson248185000.278.2785
2Walter Bales2388278721043.259.35699
3Tony Balsamo2334204000.200.2004
4Lewis Bishop20369922521.222.34334
5Philip Borders221093439016111.262.411141
6Stewart Bowers*21346216400.258.32320
7Dick Burwell21367510001.133.17313
8Wayne Carlander#2024180000.000.0000
9Bill Connors193211125410.225.27931
10Billy Cowan22155413011.241.33318
11Basil Curry2311162000.125.1252
12Peter DeSilvia19822826711217.238.472133
13Pete Embry*24110000.000.0000
14Ken Faulkner*22124111000.268.26811
15Kenneth Fisher2550158401001.253.33553
16James Fraser19841.250
17Kenneth Fruchter*2012359200.257.31411
18Robert Graham2324508300.160.22011
19Arnold Hallgren284103000.300.3003
20Victor Hansen241482100.250.3753
21Chuck Herzberger#2113186100.333.3897
22Ken Hubbs191384791372069.286.409196
23Cal Koonce2023468100.174.1969
24Barry McCarron2216406100.150.1757Stats for 2 teams
25William Miller226222268501.306.34276
26Moe Morhardt*2412041614127618.339.563234
27Lenny Neal36184111301.268.41517
28Jerry Palma24119402101974.251.338136
29Carl Schmidt*2622429201.214.33314
30Spencer Scott221173519219013.262.427150
31Gary Starr233810124311.238.31732
32Bobby Teague#201590000.000.0000
33Art Thompson22435111200.216.25513
34Gary Tomlan*221441100.250.5002
35Rube Walker*32342100.500.7503
36Jesse White2613552816920170.320.422223
36 Players22.514050404421669118418148835975935536887.268.345.387.73117101204934
* - 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
1Tony Balsamo2354.5563.6732049.05327205181.4499.70.93.3
2Stewart Bowers*21129.5713.813425182.018599778841.4789.10.44.2
3Dick Burwell211213.4803.653529195.017310579121501.6568.00.66.9
4Wayne Carlander*2029.1825.91241364.06361424662.0168.90.69.3
5Bill Connors19006.00216.065441.6679.06.0
6Basil Curry*2333.5004.8911646.05429252221.65210.60.44.3
7James Fraser1901.0004.508116.02098061.62511.20.03.4
8Robert Graham2378.4675.232418141.016595828701.66710.50.54.5
9Victor Hansen2412.3336.3913131.04226221242.12912.20.37.0
10Chuck Herzberger2126.2505.4613856.06544345311.71410.40.85.0
11Cal Koonce20610.3754.812219131.015294708461.51110.40.53.2
12William Miller22001
13Bobby Teague2012.3337.5015436.04234304291.97210.51.07.2
14Art Thompson22119.5504.004116153.015187686951.6088.90.45.6
15Gary Tomlan*22101.0003.4314021.02898271.66712.00.93.0
15 Players21.46376.453140140727
* - 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


Walter Bales854975519.9676.49
Lenny Neal188551.9895.00


Moe Morhardt1209499232.9708.68
Kenneth Fruchter1271301.0006.17


Jerry Palma581341359.9684.64
Bill Connors30656614.9034.37


William Miller5747978.9472.53
Gary Starr1516182.9442.27


Ken Hubbs8614024334.9184.45


Jesse White132271169.9702.17
Peter DeSilvia80120410.9251.55
Spencer Scott6489610.9051.48
Philip Borders526053.9561.25
Kenneth Fisher48811101.0001.92
Lewis Bishop204503.9382.25
Billy Cowan142763.9172.36
Ken Faulkner1015101.0001.60
Carl Schmidt107201.0000.90


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Herb Anderson24RL6' 0.0"178Jul 15, 1936Everett, WA, US
Walter Bales23RR6' 1.0"185Jun 17, 1938
Tony Balsamo23RR6' 2.0"185Nov 21, 1937Brooklyn, NY, US
Lewis Bishop20RR5' 9.0"180Jan 30, 1941
Philip Borders22RR6' 0.0"185Jun 18, 1939
Stewart Bowers21LL6' 1.0"187Oct 28, 1939Baltimore, MD, US
Dick Burwell21RR6' 1.0"190Jan 23, 1940Alton, IL, US
Wayne Carlander20SL6' 5.0"210Jun 5, 1941
Bill Connors19RR6' 1.0"180Nov 2, 1941Schenectady, NY, US
Billy Cowan22RR6' 0.0"170Aug 28, 1938Calhoun City, MS, US
Basil Curry23RL5' 10.0"1801938
Peter DeSilvia19RR6' 1.0"210Aug 19, 1941
Pete Embry24LR5' 10.0"183Oct 11, 1936Dallas, TX, US
Ken Faulkner22LR5' 11.0"175Mar 9, 1939
Kenneth Fisher25RR5' 11.0"1601936
James Fraser19RR6' 1.0"185Sep 19, 1941
Kenneth Fruchter20LL6' 3.0"195Oct 31, 1940
Robert Graham23RR6' 3.0"205Mar 5, 1938
Arnold Hallgren28RR6' 1.0"190Apr 12, 1933Windfield, AB, CA
Victor Hansen24RR6' 3.0"1951937
Chuck Herzberger21SR6' 0.0"180Oct 27, 1939Streator, IL, US
Ken Hubbs19RR6' 2.0"175Dec 23, 1941Riverside, CA, US
Cal Koonce20RR6' 1.0"185Nov 18, 1940Fayetteville, NC, US
Barry McCarron22RR6' 1.0"1801939
William Miller22RR6' 2.0"2001939
Moe Morhardt24LL6' 1.0"185Jan 16, 1937Manchester, CT, US
Lenny Neal36RR5' 11.0"185Dec 2, 1924Scio, OR, US
Jerry Palma24RR5' 11.0"1601937
Carl Schmidt26LR5' 10.0"175Sep 18, 1934Bridgeport, NE, US
Spencer Scott22RR6' 1.0"200Jun 6, 1939
Gary Starr23RR6' 1.0"1851938
Bobby Teague20SR5' 11.0"1801941
Art Thompson22RR6' 2.0"180Oct 13, 1938
Gary Tomlan22LL6' 0.0"1751939
Rube Walker32LR6' 0.0"195Mar 7, 1929Lenoir, NC, US
Jesse White26RR5' 9.0"160Jun 23, 1935

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