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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
1Thomas Arruda21576462710101600114.
2Tom Bowers2729403678000100011.
3Louis Caputo2548155132153231011702324.242.355.280.63537000
4Pete Carmona281254784213810772240733728.254.314.295.6081241163
5Terry Cobb2013373391100031042.333.405.333.73911000
6Charles Davis252916132300032015.
7Arlo Engel19167064515310501623.234.300.313.61320000
8James Gibson24338278413100200025.
9Clark Johnson233592828196011000726.232.292.341.63428030
10Charles Koss2252194168214460115342022.262.342.315.65853141
11Dick LeMay*2215433613100000416.
12Julio Linares19690000.000.0000
13Richard Pawlow*24134572496741302543551676179.262.342.347.6881721104
14Herbert Raybourne2416504631211052045.261.320.326.64615000
15Danilo Rivas2622595048101500310.
16Jerald Robinson23132523448651072301355885696.239.324.377.7011693115
17Wayne Schurr2320333023000100314.
18Richard Slomkowski23941.250
19Denny Sommers*2067216198184731119121133. for 2 teams
20Richard Sovde2643504213000000618.
21Moose Stubing*231014333685299102953755947.269.371.380.752140222
22Tim Talton*2211543138033111201860323640.292.351.413.764157267
23Jose Tartabull*22137630563103171311065037144734.304.359.426.7852404115
24Benny Valenzuela284718315722412152212218.261.341.382.72360014
25John Weekly241375624857613924521821866070.287.373.487.860236872
26Marv Williams4111642535455981621071246556.277.388.418.806148123Stats for 2 teams
26 Players24.9140540047176181239183338755311956523698.263.337.371.708174984251003553
* - 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
1Thomas Arruda2149.3083.8445960136.0118785810807879041.4567.
2Tom Bowers2765.5453.14291231109.09446389464755041.2847.
3Charles Davis2526.2505.842340057.067413714200560131.52610.
4James Gibson24129.5713.07332892211.01989072189871252141.4038.
5Clark Johnson23149.6093.893129101208.019710790229281538091.3898.
6Dick LeMay*2267.4623.14141351106.098543713324894041.2268.
7Danilo Rivas*2698.5293.202115120138.0121574965631274091.2837.
8Wayne Schurr2337.3003.78201252100.091504211342762021.2508.
9Richard Slomkowski2332.6009
10Richard Sovde26109.5263.56431651149.01206559195891322011.1957.
11Chester Vincent*29001
11 Players24.16971.4933.62140140855591237.0113961149712452348948342371.3448.
* - 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


Tim Talton986662783.9897.073
Denny Sommers563703310.9987.20Stats for 2 teams


Moose Stubing8168159859.9899.14
Marv Williams4831423535.9857.02Stats for 2 teams
John Weekly131004310.9728.00


Jerald Robinson1152522302366.9544.19
Louis Caputo265654614.9484.23


Charles Koss473681175.8732.49
Benny Valenzuela39389065.9553.28


Pete Carmona1231863353864.9324.24
Louis Caputo14162144.9022.64
Terry Cobb1282433.9142.67


John Weekly11620813131.9441.91
Arlo Engel16344001.0002.38
Moose Stubing1619110.9521.25


Jose Tartabull1373461582.9782.64


Richard Pawlow1321561090.9491.26


Thomas Arruda45114417.9821.22
Richard Sovde4392213.9690.72
James Gibson33143912.9811.61
Clark Johnson31153441.9251.58
Tom Bowers2964011.9791.59
Charles Davis23316011.0000.83
Danilo Rivas2143014.9711.62
Wayne Schurr2092031.9061.45
Dick LeMay1432862.8382.21
Richard Slomkowski9
Chester Vincent1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Thomas Arruda21RR5' 10.0"170Aug 16, 1939
Tom Bowers27RR6' 0.0"180Apr 4, 1934
Louis Caputo25RR5' 9.0"1751936
Pete Carmona28RR6' 1.0"165Oct 28, 1932Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MX
Terry Cobb20RR6' 0.0"175Jan 16, 1941
Charles Davis25RR6' 0.0"1601936
Arlo Engel19RR6' 3.0"190Oct 22, 1941
James Gibson24RR6' 2.0"1681937
Clark Johnson23RR5' 10.0"190Feb 26, 1938
Charles Koss22RR6' 0.0"1701939
Dick LeMay22LL6' 3.0"190Aug 28, 1938Cincinnati, OH, US
Julio Linares19RR5' 9.0"165Dec 26, 1941San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Richard Pawlow24LL6' 2.0"1801937
Herbert Raybourne24RR5' 10.0"1701937
Danilo Rivas26RL5' 11.0"165Mar 27, 1935Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jerald Robinson23RR6' 1.0"180Jul 3, 1937
Wayne Schurr23RR6' 4.0"185Aug 6, 1937Garrett, IN, US
Richard Slomkowski23RR6' 4.0"200Feb 5, 1938
Denny Sommers20LR6' 2.0"205Jul 12, 1940New London, WI, US
Richard Sovde26RR6' 8.0"200Mar 9, 1935
Moose Stubing23LL6' 3.0"220Mar 31, 1938Bronx, NY, US
Tim Talton22LR6' 3.0"200Jan 14, 1939Pikeville, NC, US
Jose Tartabull22LL5' 11.0"165Nov 27, 1938Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, CU
Benny Valenzuela28RR5' 10.0"175Jun 2, 1933Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX
Chester Vincent29LL6' 1.0"1751932
John Weekly24RR6' 0.0"200Jun 14, 1937Waterproof, LA, US
Marv Williams41RR6' 0.0"190Feb 12, 1920Houston, TX, US

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