Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1961 Wenatchee Chiefs


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 88 278 72 10 4 3 .259 .356 99
3 Tony Balsamo 23 34 20 4 0 0 0 .200 .200 4
4 Lewis Bishop 20 36 99 22 5 2 1 .222 .343 34
5 Philip Borders 22 109 343 90 16 1 11 .262 .411 141
6 Stewart Bowers* 21 34 62 16 4 0 0 .258 .323 20
7 Dick Burwell 21 36 75 10 0 0 1 .133 .173 13
8 Wayne Carlander# 20 24 18 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Bill Connors 19 32 111 25 4 1 0 .225 .279 31
10 Billy Cowan 22 15 54 13 0 1 1 .241 .333 18
11 Basil Curry 23 11 16 2 0 0 0 .125 .125 2
12 Peter DeSilvia 19 82 282 67 11 2 17 .238 .472 133
13 Pete Embry* 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Ken Faulkner* 22 12 41 11 0 0 0 .268 .268 11
15 Kenneth Fisher 25 50 158 40 10 0 1 .253 .335 53
16 James Fraser 19 8 4 1 .250
17 Kenneth Fruchter* 20 12 35 9 2 0 0 .257 .314 11
18 Robert Graham 23 24 50 8 3 0 0 .160 .220 11
19 Arnold Hallgren 28 4 10 3 0 0 0 .300 .300 3
20 Victor Hansen 24 14 8 2 1 0 0 .250 .375 3
21 Chuck Herzberger# 21 13 18 6 1 0 0 .333 .389 7
22 Ken Hubbs 19 138 479 137 20 6 9 .286 .409 196
23 Cal Koonce 20 23 46 8 1 0 0 .174 .196 9
24 Barry McCarron 22 16 40 6 1 0 0 .150 .175 7 Stats for 2 teams
25 William Miller 22 62 222 68 5 0 1 .306 .342 76
26 Moe Morhardt* 24 120 416 141 27 6 18 .339 .563 234
27 Lenny Neal 36 18 41 11 3 0 1 .268 .415 17
28 Jerry Palma 24 119 402 101 9 7 4 .251 .338 136
29 Carl Schmidt* 26 22 42 9 2 0 1 .214 .333 14
30 Spencer Scott 22 117 351 92 19 0 13 .262 .427 150
31 Gary Starr 23 38 101 24 3 1 1 .238 .317 32
32 Bobby Teague# 20 15 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Art Thompson 22 43 51 11 2 0 0 .216 .255 13
34 Gary Tomlan* 22 14 4 1 1 0 0 .250 .500 2
35 Rube Walker* 32 3 4 2 1 0 0 .500 .750 3
36 Jesse White 26 135 528 169 20 17 0 .320 .422 223
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 49.0 53 27 20 5 18 1.449 9.7 0.9 3.3
2 Stewart Bowers* 21 12 9 .571 3.81 34 25 182.0 185 99 77 8 84 1.478 9.1 0.4 4.2
3 Dick Burwell 21 12 13 .480 3.65 35 29 195.0 173 105 79 12 150 1.656 8.0 0.6 6.9
4 Wayne Carlander* 20 2 9 .182 5.91 24 13 64.0 63 61 42 4 66 2.016 8.9 0.6 9.3
5 Bill Connors 19 0 0 6.00 2 1 6.0 6 5 4 4 1.667 9.0 6.0
6 Basil Curry* 23 3 3 .500 4.89 11 6 46.0 54 29 25 2 22 1.652 10.6 0.4 4.3
7 James Fraser 19 0 1 .000 4.50 8 1 16.0 20 9 8 0 6 1.625 11.2 0.0 3.4
8 Robert Graham 23 7 8 .467 5.23 24 18 141.0 165 95 82 8 70 1.667 10.5 0.5 4.5
9 Victor Hansen 24 1 2 .333 6.39 13 1 31.0 42 26 22 1 24 2.129 12.2 0.3 7.0
10 Chuck Herzberger 21 2 6 .250 5.46 13 8 56.0 65 44 34 5 31 1.714 10.4 0.8 5.0
11 Cal Koonce 20 6 10 .375 4.81 22 19 131.0 152 94 70 8 46 1.511 10.4 0.5 3.2
12 William Miller 22 0 0 1
13 Bobby Teague 20 1 2 .333 7.50 15 4 36.0 42 34 30 4 29 1.972 10.5 1.0 7.2
14 Art Thompson 22 11 9 .550 4.00 41 16 153.0 151 87 68 6 95 1.608 8.9 0.4 5.6
15 Gary Tomlan* 22 1 0 1.000 3.43 14 0 21.0 28 9 8 2 7 1.667 12.0 0.9 3.0
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 .967 6.49
Lenny Neal 18 85 5 1 .989 5.00

1B

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

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Palma 58 134 135 9 .968 4.64
Bill Connors 30 65 66 14 .903 4.37

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Miller 57 47 97 8 .947 2.53
Gary Starr 15 16 18 2 .944 2.27

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Hubbs 86 140 243 34 .918 4.45

OF

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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Thompson 41 0.00
Dick Burwell 35 0.00
Stewart Bowers 34 0.00
Tony Balsamo 32 0.00
Wayne Carlander 24 0.00
Robert Graham 24 0.00
Cal Koonce 22 0.00
Bobby Teague 15 0.00
Gary Tomlan 14 0.00
Victor Hansen 13 0.00
Chuck Herzberger 13 0.00
Basil Curry 11 0.00
James Fraser 8 0.00

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
Victor 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

About the Minor League Data

Performance data on minor and international leagues is licensed from and provided by the SABR Minor Leagues Database, a community project sponsored by the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

The database is under active development. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources. To learn more about these limitations, or to find out how to contribute, click here.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.