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1956 San Antonio Missions

1956 > Class AA > 1956 Texas League
Overall: 76-78
Scored 780 runs, Allowed 838 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-82

Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles-AL
Manager: Joe Schultz
Represented: San Antonio, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

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 Bobby Adams 34 46 175 155 30 48 8 3 6 23 0 2 14 29 .310 .372 .516 .888 80 2 3 1
2 James Atkins* 35 30 69 61 8 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 6 .164 .224 .197 .421 12 0 2 1
3 William Bethel 26 12 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Babe Birrer 26 45 102 98 8 26 5 1 4 22 0 0 3 16 .265 .294 .459 .753 45 1 0 0
5 Alton Brown 31 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Willard Brown 41 104 392 351 50 105 17 0 14 73 2 0 36 36 .299 .363 .467 .830 164 1 1 3 Stats for 3 teams
7 Michael Burack* 24 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Robert Caffery* 27 151 707 577 102 156 29 4 8 57 9 10 115 46 .270 .390 .376 .767 217 0 13 2
9 Jim Clark 28 80 301 270 25 59 3 1 0 17 2 2 23 19 .219 .277 .237 .514 64 0 5 3 Stats for 2 teams
10 Bill Diemer 24 38 43 42 3 8 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 .190 .190 .286 .476 12 0 1 0
11 Roosevelt Evans* 23 35 15 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 .111 .467 .111 .578 1 0 0 0
12 Charles Ferrante* 23 9 12 3 .250
13 Pat Gosney 24 5 5 2 .400
14 Lavern Grace* 23 90 281 254 28 76 14 1 6 51 0 2 23 21 .299 .361 .433 .794 110 2 1 1
15 Bob Harrison* 25 10 23 18 1 6 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 2 .333 .400 .389 .789 7 0 3 0
16 Stan Hollmig 30 86 276 232 22 63 14 0 9 45 0 0 39 42 .272 .373 .448 .821 104 1 0 4
17 Curly Holtzapple 23 33 97 95 13 22 1 0 3 8 1 0 1 5 .232 .237 .337 .574 32 0 0 1
18 Hank Izquierdo 25 42 128 111 12 28 3 0 1 8 0 2 12 15 .252 .328 .306 .634 34 1 3 1
19 Bill Lajoie* 22 15 41 37 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 .081 .146 .081 .227 3 0 0 1
20 Chuck Locke 24 25 49 44 4 11 4 0 0 3 0 0 2 12 .250 .277 .341 .618 15 0 2 1
21 Dick Luebke 21 53 46 42 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 24 .119 .178 .119 .297 5 1 1 0
22 Fred Marolewski 27 140 580 509 88 133 28 2 31 91 2 2 58 92 .261 .337 .507 .844 258 3 4 6 Stats for 2 teams
23 Jim Melton# 27 19 26 23 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .304 .333 .304 .638 7 0 2 0
24 Don Moitoza 20 10 42 33 6 7 1 0 1 3 0 1 8 2 .212 .366 .333 .699 11 0 1 0
25 Bob Musgrave* 22 5 13 5 .385
26 Gene Oden* 23 55 214 168 34 46 7 2 1 20 4 3 37 18 .274 .412 .357 .769 60 4 3 2
27 Chuck Oertel* 25 55 232 201 24 57 6 1 2 24 2 0 22 14 .284 .355 .353 .708 71 2 4 3
28 Bill Powell* 37 16 14 14 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .214 .214 .214 .429 3 0 0 0
29 Carl Powis 28 148 635 530 87 175 22 3 22 94 2 4 90 56 .330 .429 .508 .936 269 5 5 5
30 Witty Quintana 23 26 90 77 11 18 4 0 3 11 0 1 11 14 .234 .333 .403 .736 31 1 0 1
31 Dave Roberts* 23 147 659 539 109 148 28 9 7 67 6 9 99 58 .275 .387 .399 .786 215 4 10 7
32 Brooks Robinson 19 154 644 577 72 157 28 6 9 74 1 2 54 57 .272 .336 .388 .724 224 4 4 5
33 Carl Scheib 29 76 115 111 9 37 4 0 2 19 0 0 2 15 .333 .342 .423 .766 47 0 1 1
34 Robert Schmitt 25 40 42 37 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 13 .162 .225 .189 .414 7 0 2 0
35 Kelly Searcy* 25 9 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Jim Snyder 23 15 57 47 15 15 3 2 1 8 2 0 6 4 .319 .396 .532 .928 25 0 4 0
37 William Springfield 25 46 121 100 17 19 3 0 1 10 1 1 18 20 .190 .317 .250 .567 25 1 1 1
38 Martin Tabacheck 34 96 275 236 20 45 5 0 3 23 0 1 17 25 .191 .252 .250 .502 59 3 17 2
39 Willie Tasby 23 51 176 151 24 33 5 0 3 17 1 1 21 33 .219 .322 .311 .633 47 2 2 0
39 Players 26.6 155 6100 5252 780 1396 226 36 125 717 33 40 674 684 .266 .351 .394 .745 2069 106 38 91 45 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 James Atkins 35 10 12 .455 4.37 30 23 8 0 167.0 175 96 81 23 69 4 89 6 0 2 1.461 9.4 1.2 3.7 4.8 1.29
2 William Bethel 26 2 4 .333 3.63 12 9 2 1 62.0 75 30 25 7 20 1 17 2 0 0 1.532 10.9 1.0 2.9 2.5 0.85
3 Babe Birrer 26 13 8 .619 3.75 33 24 15 1 209.0 202 102 87 25 63 4 116 1 0 4 1.268 8.7 1.1 2.7 5.0 1.84
4 Alton Brown 31 0 1 .000 6
5 Michael Burack 24 1 1 .500 7
6 Bill Diemer 24 7 11 .389 4.43 38 14 2 0 132.0 132 81 65 21 79 7 72 8 0 3 1.598 9.0 1.4 5.4 4.9 0.91
7 Roosevelt Evans 23 3 1 .750 5.37 31 2 1 0 62.0 65 43 37 5 57 5 39 4 1 7 1.968 9.4 0.7 8.3 5.7 0.68
8 Pat Gosney 24 0 0 3
9 Bob Harrison 25 4 6 .400 3.70 10 9 3 0 56.0 44 27 23 6 39 1 53 1 0 5 1.482 7.1 1.0 6.3 8.5 1.36
10 Chuck Locke 24 7 8 .467 5.29 23 18 6 0 114.0 121 69 67 15 67 6 53 7 0 2 1.649 9.6 1.2 5.3 4.2 0.79
11 Dick Luebke* 21 8 8 .500 5.05 53 13 3 0 148.0 167 96 83 16 75 3 84 4 0 3 1.635 10.2 1.0 4.6 5.1 1.12
12 Jim Melton 27 3 6 .333 7.02 14 10 2 0 59.0 86 53 46 10 24 1 35 5 0 2 1.864 13.1 1.5 3.7 5.3 1.46
13 Bill Powell 37 1 3 .250 5.74 16 7 1 1 47.0 52 34 30 4 45 5 19 0 0 3 2.064 10.0 0.8 8.6 3.6 0.42
14 Carl Scheib 29 10 5 .667 4.56 34 14 6 0 150.0 160 88 76 27 29 0 75 6 0 0 1.260 9.6 1.6 1.7 4.5 2.59
15 Robert Schmitt* 25 6 3 .667 5.00 40 8 1 0 108.0 101 70 60 5 77 1 52 4 1 7 1.648 8.4 0.4 6.4 4.3 0.68
16 Kelly Searcy* 25 1 1 .500 9
16 Players 26.4 76 78 .494 4.84 155 155 104 51 4 1351.0 1461 838 727 167 696 52 713 49 3 43 1.597 9.7 1.1 4.6 4.7 1.02
* - 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
Martin Tabacheck 96 394 34 4 8 .991 4.46 2
Lavern Grace 66 195 35 11 5 .954 3.48 7
Hank Izquierdo 42 205 22 3 1 .987 5.40 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Marolewski 79 648 30 5 74 .993 8.58 Stats for 2 teams
Dave Roberts 79 718 30 3 67 .996 9.47

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Caffery 86 192 190 9 64 .977 4.44
Bobby Adams 41 70 72 1 23 .993 3.46
Gene Oden 37 110 92 11 22 .948 5.46

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brooks Robinson 151 199 384 26 48 .957 3.86

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Caffery 80 115 203 24 40 .930 3.98
Jim Clark 78 138 223 13 39 .965 4.63 Stats for 2 teams
Curly Holtzapple 23 38 71 5 24 .956 4.74
Witty Quintana 23 41 76 8 8 .936 5.09
William Springfield 18 44 41 2 8 .977 4.72

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Hollmig 47 83 1 2 1 .977 1.79
Dave Roberts 47 81 2 3 0 .965 1.77
Willie Tasby 25 49 2 1 1 .981 2.04
Carl Powis 15 26 2 1 2 .966 1.87
Lavern Grace 14 21 2 0 0 1.000 1.64
Chuck Oertel 10 19 0 2 0 .905 1.90

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carl Powis 118 304 17 11 4 .967 2.72
Willie Tasby 18 48 2 3 1 .943 2.78
William Springfield 17 34 2 0 0 1.000 2.12

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willard Brown 95 113 7 9 1 .930 1.26 Stats for 3 teams
Chuck Oertel 43 67 2 1 1 .986 1.60
Dave Roberts 19 38 2 3 0 .930 2.11
Lavern Grace 16 10 0 0 0 1.000 0.63
Stan Hollmig 16 8 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Gene Oden 15 20 4 1 1 .960 1.60
Carl Powis 13 22 1 1 0 .958 1.77

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Luebke 53 5 23 1 2 .966 0.53
Robert Schmitt 40 2 13 1 1 .938 0.38
Bill Diemer 38 6 20 1 1 .963 0.68
Carl Scheib 34 8 16 1 1 .960 0.71
Babe Birrer 33 9 32 1 1 .976 1.24
Roosevelt Evans 31 2 15 2 1 .895 0.55
James Atkins 30 2 31 1 1 .971 1.10
Chuck Locke 23 4 16 0 0 1.000 0.87
Bill Powell 16 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.44
Jim Melton 14 2 12 1 0 .933 1.00
William Bethel 12 1 10 1 1 .917 0.92
Bob Harrison 10 0 8 2 0 .800 0.80
Kelly Searcy 9 0.00
Michael Burack 7 0.00
Alton Brown 6 0.00
Pat Gosney 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bobby Adams 34 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 14, 1921 Tuolumne, CA, US
James Atkins 35 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 10, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
William Bethel 26 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Apr 29, 1930 Corpus Christi, TX, US
Babe Birrer 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 4, 1929 Buffalo, NY, US
Alton Brown 31 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 16, 1925 Norfolk, VA, US
Willard Brown 41 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Jun 26, 1915 Shreveport, LA, US
Michael Burack 24 L R 6' 2.0" 195 1932
Robert Caffery 27 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1929
Jim Clark 28 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Sep 21, 1927 Baggaley, PA, US
Bill Diemer 24 R R 5' 10.0" 210 Jul 21, 1931 Woodslee, ON, CA
Roosevelt Evans 23 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 10, 1932 MS, US
Charles Ferrante 23 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1933
Pat Gosney 24 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Sep 20, 1931 Red Bluff, CA, US
Lavern Grace 23 L R 5' 11.0" 174 Sep 12, 1932 Gorham, IL, US
Bob Harrison 25 L R 5' 11.0" 178 Sep 22, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Stan Hollmig 30 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 2, 1926 Fredericksburg, TX, US
Curly Holtzapple 23 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 7, 1932 York, PA, US
Hank Izquierdo 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 20, 1931 Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Bill Lajoie 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 27, 1934 Wyandotte, MI, US
Chuck Locke 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 5, 1932 Malden, MO, US
Dick Luebke 21 R L 6' 4.0" 200 Apr 8, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Fred Marolewski 27 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 6, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Jim Melton 27 S R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 13, 1928 Kemah, TX, US
Don Moitoza 20 R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 10, 1936 Richmond, CA, US
Bob Musgrave 22 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 7, 1934 Columbia, MO, US
Gene Oden 23 L 6' 2.0" 180 1933
Chuck Oertel 25 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 12, 1931 Coffeyville, KS, US
Bill Powell 37 L R 6' 0.0" 195 May 8, 1919 Comer, GA, US
Carl Powis 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 11, 1928 Philadelphia, PA, US
Witty Quintana 23 R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 17, 1933 Banos Oriente, CU
Dave Roberts 23 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Jun 30, 1933 Panama, Panama, PA
Brooks Robinson 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 18, 1937 Little Rock, AR, US
Carl Scheib 29 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Jan 1, 1927 Gratz, PA, US
Robert Schmitt 25 R L 5' 9.0" 165 1931
Kelly Searcy 25 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 25, 1931 Nashville, TN, US
Jim Snyder 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 15, 1932 Dearborn, MI, US
William Springfield 25 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 5, 1930 Roxboro, MA, US
Martin Tabacheck 34 R 5' 10.0" 175 1922
Willie Tasby 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 8, 1933 Shreveport, LA, US

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