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1961 Rio Grande Valley/Victoria Giants

1961 > Class AA > 1961 Texas League
Overall: 69-71
Scored 618 runs, Allowed 611 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-69

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Ray Murray
Represented: Harlingen, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960

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 Thomas Arruda 21 57 64 62 7 10 1 0 1 6 0 0 1 14 .161 .175 .226 .400 14 0 1 0
2 Tom Bowers 27 29 40 36 7 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .222 .222 .222 .444 8 0 4 0
3 Louis Caputo 25 48 155 132 15 32 3 1 0 11 7 0 23 24 .242 .355 .280 .635 37 0 0 0
4 Pete Carmona 28 125 478 421 38 107 7 2 2 40 7 3 37 28 .254 .314 .295 .608 124 1 16 3
5 Terry Cobb 20 13 37 33 9 11 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 2 .333 .405 .333 .739 11 0 0 0
6 Charles Davis 25 29 16 13 2 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 5 .231 .286 .231 .516 3 0 2 0
7 Arlo Engel 19 16 70 64 5 15 3 1 0 5 0 1 6 23 .234 .300 .313 .613 20 0 0 0
8 James Gibson 24 33 82 78 4 13 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 25 .167 .173 .179 .352 14 1 1 2
9 Clark Johnson 23 35 92 82 8 19 6 0 1 10 0 0 7 26 .232 .292 .341 .634 28 0 3 0
10 Charles Koss 22 52 194 168 21 44 6 0 1 15 3 4 20 22 .262 .342 .315 .658 53 1 4 1
11 Dick LeMay* 22 15 43 36 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 16 .083 .175 .111 .286 4 0 3 0
12 Julio Linares 19 6 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
13 Richard Pawlow* 24 134 572 496 74 130 25 4 3 55 16 7 61 79 .262 .342 .347 .688 172 1 10 4
14 Herbert Raybourne 24 16 50 46 3 12 1 1 0 5 2 0 4 5 .261 .320 .326 .646 15 0 0 0
15 Danilo Rivas 26 22 59 50 4 8 1 0 1 5 0 0 3 10 .160 .204 .240 .444 12 0 5 1
16 Jerald Robinson 23 132 523 448 65 107 23 0 13 55 8 8 56 96 .239 .324 .377 .701 169 3 11 5
17 Wayne Schurr 23 20 33 30 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 14 .100 .182 .100 .282 3 0 0 0
18 Richard Slomkowski 23 9 4 1 .250
19 Denny Sommers* 20 67 216 198 18 47 3 1 1 19 1 2 11 33 .237 .278 .278 .555 55 0 7 0 Stats for 2 teams
20 Richard Sovde 26 43 50 42 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 18 .071 .188 .071 .259 3 0 2 0
21 Moose Stubing* 23 101 433 368 52 99 10 2 9 53 7 5 59 47 .269 .371 .380 .752 140 2 2 2
22 Tim Talton* 22 115 431 380 33 111 20 1 8 60 3 2 36 40 .292 .351 .413 .764 157 2 6 7
23 Jose Tartabull* 22 137 630 563 103 171 31 10 6 50 37 14 47 34 .304 .359 .426 .785 240 4 11 5
24 Benny Valenzuela 28 47 183 157 22 41 2 1 5 22 1 2 21 8 .261 .341 .382 .723 60 0 1 4
25 John Weekly 24 137 562 485 76 139 24 5 21 82 18 6 60 70 .287 .373 .487 .860 236 8 7 2
26 Marv Williams 41 116 425 354 55 98 16 2 10 71 2 4 65 56 .277 .388 .418 .806 148 1 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
26 Players 24.9 140 5400 4717 618 1239 183 33 87 553 119 56 523 698 .263 .337 .371 .708 1749 84 25 100 35 53
* - 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 Thomas Arruda 21 4 9 .308 3.84 45 9 6 0 136.0 118 78 58 10 80 7 87 9 0 4 1.456 7.8 0.7 5.3 5.8 1.09
2 Tom Bowers 27 6 5 .545 3.14 29 12 3 1 109.0 94 46 38 9 46 4 75 5 0 4 1.284 7.8 0.7 3.8 6.2 1.63
3 Charles Davis 25 2 6 .250 5.84 23 4 0 0 57.0 67 41 37 14 20 0 56 0 1 3 1.526 10.6 2.2 3.2 8.8 2.80
4 James Gibson 24 12 9 .571 3.07 33 28 9 2 211.0 198 90 72 18 98 7 125 2 1 4 1.403 8.4 0.8 4.2 5.3 1.28
5 Clark Johnson 23 14 9 .609 3.89 31 29 10 1 208.0 197 107 90 22 92 8 153 8 0 9 1.389 8.5 1.0 4.0 6.6 1.66
6 Dick LeMay* 22 6 7 .462 3.14 14 13 5 1 106.0 98 54 37 13 32 4 89 4 0 4 1.226 8.3 1.1 2.7 7.6 2.78
7 Danilo Rivas* 26 9 8 .529 3.20 21 15 12 0 138.0 121 57 49 6 56 3 127 4 0 9 1.283 7.9 0.4 3.7 8.3 2.27
8 Wayne Schurr 23 3 7 .300 3.78 20 12 5 2 100.0 91 50 42 11 34 2 76 2 0 2 1.250 8.2 1.0 3.1 6.8 2.24
9 Richard Slomkowski 23 3 2 .600 9
10 Richard Sovde 26 10 9 .526 3.56 43 16 5 1 149.0 120 65 59 19 58 9 132 2 0 1 1.195 7.2 1.1 3.5 8.0 2.28
11 Chester Vincent* 29 0 0 1
11 Players 24.1 69 71 .493 3.62 140 140 85 55 9 1237.0 1139 611 497 124 523 48 948 34 2 37 1.344 8.3 0.9 3.8 6.9 1.81
* - 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
Tim Talton 98 666 27 8 3 .989 7.07 3
Denny Sommers 56 370 33 1 0 .998 7.20 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Moose Stubing 81 681 59 8 59 .989 9.14
Marv Williams 48 314 23 5 35 .985 7.02 Stats for 2 teams
John Weekly 13 100 4 3 10 .972 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerald Robinson 115 252 230 23 66 .954 4.19
Louis Caputo 26 56 54 6 14 .948 4.23

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Koss 47 36 81 17 5 .873 2.49
Benny Valenzuela 39 38 90 6 5 .955 3.28

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Carmona 123 186 335 38 64 .932 4.24
Louis Caputo 14 16 21 4 4 .902 2.64
Terry Cobb 12 8 24 3 3 .914 2.67

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Weekly 116 208 13 13 1 .944 1.91
Arlo Engel 16 34 4 0 0 1.000 2.38
Moose Stubing 16 19 1 1 0 .952 1.25

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Tartabull 137 346 15 8 2 .978 2.64

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Pawlow 132 156 10 9 0 .949 1.26

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thomas Arruda 45 11 44 1 7 .982 1.22
Richard Sovde 43 9 22 1 3 .969 0.72
James Gibson 33 14 39 1 2 .981 1.61
Clark Johnson 31 15 34 4 1 .925 1.58
Tom Bowers 29 6 40 1 1 .979 1.59
Charles Davis 23 3 16 0 1 1.000 0.83
Danilo Rivas 21 4 30 1 4 .971 1.62
Wayne Schurr 20 9 20 3 1 .906 1.45
Dick LeMay 14 3 28 6 2 .838 2.21
Richard Slomkowski 9 0.00
Chester Vincent 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Thomas Arruda 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 16, 1939
Tom Bowers 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 4, 1934
Louis Caputo 25 R R 5' 9.0" 175 1936
Pete Carmona 28 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Oct 28, 1932 Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MX
Terry Cobb 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 16, 1941
Charles Davis 25 R R 6' 0.0" 160 1936
Arlo Engel 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 22, 1941
James Gibson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 168 1937
Clark Johnson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Feb 26, 1938
Charles Koss 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1939
Dick LeMay 22 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 28, 1938 Cincinnati, OH, US
Julio Linares 19 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 26, 1941 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Richard Pawlow 24 L L 6' 2.0" 180 1937
Herbert Raybourne 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1937
Danilo Rivas 26 R L 5' 11.0" 165 Mar 27, 1935 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jerald Robinson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 3, 1937
Wayne Schurr 23 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Aug 6, 1937 Garrett, IN, US
Richard Slomkowski 23 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 5, 1938
Denny Sommers 20 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 12, 1940 New London, WI, US
Richard Sovde 26 R R 6' 8.0" 200 Mar 9, 1935
Moose Stubing 23 L L 6' 3.0" 220 Mar 31, 1938 Bronx, NY, US
Tim Talton 22 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Jan 14, 1939 Pikeville, NC, US
Jose Tartabull 22 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 27, 1938 Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, CU
Benny Valenzuela 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 2, 1933 Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX
Chester Vincent 29 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1932
John Weekly 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 14, 1937 Waterproof, LA, US
Marv Williams 41 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 12, 1920 Houston, TX, US

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