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1959 San Diego Padres

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 78-75
Scored 579 runs, Allowed 604 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-79

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: George Metkovich
Represented: San Diego, CA
Ballpark: Westgate Park (San Diego, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Frank Biskup26440000.000.0000
2John Briggs25266256511001600220.
3Mike de la Hoz201130292912020015.310.333.483.81614000
4Don Dillard*229538635741101206955232334.283.328.448.776160222
5Larry Doby*35927260103.222.2968
6Dee Fondy*3414054849851128182246434070.257.308.313.622156037Stats for 2 teams
7Rod Graber*29146605521831442262311586744.276.362.353.715184665
8Fred Hatfield*341304974215895162849334939.226.329.330.6591391845Stats for 2 teams
9Russ Heman2641363102000200113.
10Ken Hunt24268677814001513615.
11Billy Hunter3113650546551116233847462883.249.297.363.660169462
12Steve Jankowski2612042038539951521246332873.247.301.390.691150322
13Allen Jones2910638034537871701544313069.252.310.432.742149032
14Mitchell June291123463225277107633421157.239.280.370.649119832
15Ken Kraynak*23441261169274101120822.
16Gene Lary25210000.000.0000
17Gene Leek224014513315296231510929.218.273.361.63448120
18Bobby Locke2514383381031140057.303.395.545.94018000
19Stu Locklin*3058159145173270319101210.221.283.331.61448101
20Billy Moran251024053653290182535642537.247.298.348.6461272121
21Stan Pitula2811992410000001.444.444.5561.0005000
22Bud Podbielan3526555151210130019.235.250.314.56416030
23Rudy Regalado29133512461541342501658233040.291.341.449.7902076132Stats for 2 teams
24Bill Renna34923342992770193534012650.234.300.368.668110342
25Ken Retzer*25882552242463121328002614.281.350.384.73486014
26Steve Ridzik30242.500
27Donald Schaeffer2112980100000012.
28Bob Smith3111292826000400012.
29Dick Smith3110634529645851451241333234.287.361.378.7401124103
30Dick Stigman2345615607010600228.
31Jake Striker*2534726936100310136.
32Carl Thomas272521161310010036.188.316.250.5664020
33Bill Werle*3833413814101300112.
34Pete Wojey39461190100000014.
34 Players28.915456605114579127222544865326038388803.249.305.360.6651843103407840
* - 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
1Bob Alexander36002
2John Briggs25146.7002.602421112166.013853481251971251.1397.
3Russ Heman26612.3334.26411651129.012866611065813031.4968.
4Gene Lary25001
5Bobby Locke2564.6001.63131284105.0832119233732021.1057.
6Stan Pitula2801.0005.10920030.036191758161021.46710.
7Bud Podbielan35115.6883.002418104144.01395048926523011.1468.
8Steve Ridzik30101.0002.0029.0722471.2227.
9Donald Schaeffer21101.0004.381241039.0402019518160021.4879.
10Bob Smith*3144.5003.041196071.0652924425591051.2688.
11Dick Stigman*23917.3464.01452582191.0160104852110018120141.3617.
12Jake Striker*25128.6002.83342581191.0178726014681237041.2888.
13Carl Thomas2745.4447.232570066.08357531136484021.80311.
14Bill Werle*3858.3854.36321440128.015375621229477031.42210.
15Pete Wojey3955.5002.854600079.0643225628655021.1657.
15 Players28.77875.510154154604
* - 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


Allen Jones1046333567.9916.422
Ken Retzer643292045.9895.451


Rudy Regalado1271018701689.9868.57Stats for 2 teams
Dee Fondy121970701797.9848.60Stats for 2 teams
Steve Jankowski2014817515.9718.25


Billy Hunter1333223131191.9834.77
Steve Jankowski203851214.9784.45
Dick Smith142419071.0003.07


Fred Hatfield1181052021424.9562.60Stats for 2 teams
Steve Jankowski7048114914.9472.31
Gene Leek38278789.9343.00
Dick Smith23185444.9473.13


Billy Moran1001512582148.9514.09
Dick Smith51731361423.9374.10


Rod Graber1403671313.9972.71
Don Dillard93175741.9781.96
Mitchell June86146660.9621.77
Bill Renna851479061.0001.84
Ken Kraynak3445110.9791.35
Stu Locklin3464110.9851.91
Ken Hunt2538412.9771.68
Dee Fondy15160001.0001.07Stats for 2 teams


Pete Wojey4639001.0000.26
Dick Stigman4533561.8640.84
Russ Heman41103411.9781.07
Jake Striker34122722.9511.15
Bill Werle3263127.9491.16
Carl Thomas2537011.0000.40
John Briggs2492110.9681.25
Bud Podbielan24162315.9751.63
Bobby Locke1341913.9581.77
Donald Schaeffer1245011.0000.75
Bob Smith1131012.9291.18
Stan Pitula90.00
Bob Alexander20.00
Steve Ridzik20.00
Gene Lary10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bob Alexander36RR6' 2.0"205Aug 7, 1922Vancouver, BC, CA
Frank Biskup26RR5' 11.0"1701933
John Briggs25RR5' 10.0"175Jan 24, 1934Natoma, CA, US
Mike de la Hoz20RR5' 11.0"175Oct 2, 1938La Habana, La Habana, CU
Don Dillard22LR6' 1.0"200Jan 8, 1937Greenville, SC, US
Larry Doby35LR6' 1.0"180Dec 13, 1923Camden, SC, US
Dee Fondy34LL6' 3.0"195Oct 13, 1924Slaton, TX, US
Rod Graber29LL5' 11.0"175Jun 20, 1930Massillon, OH, US
Fred Hatfield34LR6' 1.0"171Mar 18, 1925Lanett, AL, US
Russ Heman26RR6' 4.0"200Feb 10, 1933Olive, CA, US
Ken Hunt24RR6' 1.0"205Jul 13, 1934Grand Forks, ND, US
Billy Hunter31RR6' 0.0"180Jun 4, 1928Punxsutawney, PA, US
Steve Jankowski26RR5' 11.0"1851933
Allen Jones29RR6' 0.0"200Apr 5, 1930Grifton, NC, US
Mitchell June29RR6' 3.0"1931930
Ken Kraynak23LR6' 2.0"210Aug 8, 1935Plymouth, PA, US
Gene Lary25RR6' 1.0"175Jan 5, 1934Northport, AL, US
Gene Leek22RR6' 0.0"185Jul 15, 1936San Diego, CA, US
Bobby Locke25RR5' 11.0"185Mar 3, 1934Rowes Run, PA, US
Stu Locklin30LL6' 1.0"190Jul 22, 1928Appleton, WI, US
Billy Moran25RR5' 11.0"185Nov 27, 1933Montgomery, AL, US
Stan Pitula28RR5' 10.0"170Mar 23, 1931Hackensack, NJ, US
Bud Podbielan35RR6' 1.0"170Mar 6, 1924Curlew, WA, US
Rudy Regalado29RR6' 1.0"185May 21, 1930Los Angeles, CA, US
Bill Renna34RR6' 3.0"218Oct 14, 1924Hanford, CA, US
Ken Retzer25LR6' 0.0"185Apr 30, 1934Wood River, IL, US
Steve Ridzik30RR5' 11.0"170Apr 29, 1929Yonkers, NY, US
Donald Schaeffer21RR6' 2.0"204Dec 15, 1937
Bob Smith31RL6' 0.0"185May 13, 1928Clarence, MO, US
Dick Smith31RR5' 8.0"160Jul 21, 1927Blandburg, PA, US
Dick Stigman23RL6' 3.0"200Jan 24, 1936Nimrod, MN, US
Jake Striker25LL6' 2.0"200Oct 23, 1933New Washington, OH, US
Carl Thomas27RR6' 5.0"245May 28, 1932Minneapolis, MN, US
Bill Werle38LL6' 2.0"182Dec 21, 1920Oakland, CA, US
Pete Wojey39RR5' 11.0"185Dec 1, 1919Stowe, PA, US

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