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1959 Michigan City White Caps

1959 > Class D > 1959 Midwest League
Overall: 51-74
Scored 609 runs, Allowed 754 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 50-75

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Buddy Kerr
Represented: Michigan City, IN
Ballpark: Ames Field (Michigan City, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958

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 Rene Altamirano -- 14 30 6 2 0 0 .200 .267 8
2 Charles Antoni 22 47 89 23 5 1 2 .258 .404 36
3 Dale Beerbower 21 9 9 0 .000
4 Daniel Besonen 20 1 1 0 .000
5 Frederick Blychenton 18 6 23 2 .087
6 Arthur Cole 20 44 133 30 6 0 3 .226 .338 45
7 John Crillo 19 40 64 10 0 0 0 .156 .156 10
8 James Gibson 22 28 44 5 0 0 0 .114 .114 5
9 Quinton Gray# 22 29 99 21 4 1 0 .212 .273 27
10 Roger Jenne 21 63 188 47 9 0 2 .250 .330 62
11 Rick Joseph 19 121 422 135 30 5 13 .320 .507 214
12 Larry Keller 22 28 84 17 5 0 2 .202 .333 28
13 Buddy Kerr 36 1 1 0 .000
14 Alvin Lovelace 21 13 15 4 0 0 0 .267 .267 4
15 James Manalilli 19 16 23 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 Rene Marte 20 118 372 94 10 2 9 .253 .363 135
17 John May* 19 8 5 0 .000
18 Robert Morett# 20 40 132 36 5 2 6 .273 .477 63 Stats for 2 teams
19 Walter Mortimer* 22 78 274 78 19 3 12 .285 .507 139
20 Frank Palladino* 20 40 100 20 2 0 2 .200 .280 28
21 Mario Pelaez 20 3 2 0 .000
22 Osvaldo Pellot 20 49 171 48 6 0 5 .281 .404 69
23 Domingo Pichardo -- 19 23 2 0 0 0 .087 .087 2
24 Vic Piper* 19 47 124 32 2 2 1 .258 .331 41
25 Dale Rudolph* 19 37 36 4 2 0 0 .111 .167 6
26 Julio Santana 22 69 240 65 7 2 0 .271 .317 76
27 Wayne Schurr 21 14 27 4 0 0 0 .148 .148 4
28 Ronald Shay 22 59 183 42 4 1 0 .230 .262 48
29 Peter Shuppy* 21 34 53 10 1 0 0 .189 .208 11
30 Denny Sommers* 18 122 406 87 14 2 7 .214 .310 126
31 Carl Swenson 21 32 36 4 0 0 0 .111 .111 4
32 Jose Tartabull* 20 125 449 137 19 2 17 .305 .470 211
33 Elizardo Toro? 17 17 12 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
34 Gary Treon 22 14 48 9 1 1 0 .188 .250 12
35 Nestor Velazquez 19 25 86 14 0 1 0 .163 .186 16
35 Players 20.2 126 4652 3978 609 982 153 24 81 511 107 597 943 .247 .343 .358 .701 1426 48 29
* - 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 Charles Antoni 22 4 9 .308 5.07 25 14 110.0 111 82 62 12 66 1.609 9.1 1.0 5.4
2 Dale Beerbower 21 1 0 1.000 9
3 Daniel Besonen 20 0 1 .000 1
4 John Crillo 19 7 15 .318 4.88 33 19 142.0 148 108 77 18 90 1.676 9.4 1.1 5.7
5 James Gibson 22 12 6 .667 3.57 27 13 116.0 117 65 46 12 55 1.483 9.1 0.9 4.3
6 Alvin Lovelace 21 1 3 .250 6.17 13 4 35.0 34 28 24 4 27 1.743 8.7 1.0 6.9
7 James Manalilli 19 3 5 .375 4.21 13 8 62.0 71 46 29 8 31 1.645 10.3 1.2 4.5
8 Rene Marte 20 0 0 10
9 John May* 19 0 3 .000 8
10 Mario Pelaez 20 0 0 3
11 Domingo Pichardo -- 1 4 .200 6.45 19 5 67.0 80 62 48 8 51 1.955 10.7 1.1 6.9
12 Dale Rudolph* 19 7 9 .438 4.30 37 20 132.0 127 88 63 9 89 1.636 8.7 0.6 6.1
13 Wayne Schurr 21 6 2 .750 2.22 12 10 73.0 54 24 18 2 17 0.973 6.7 0.2 2.1
14 Peter Shuppy* 21 5 4 .556 5.55 18 11 73.0 86 51 45 8 46 1.808 10.6 1.0 5.7
15 Carl Swenson 21 3 10 .231 5.97 29 17 107.0 111 88 71 7 70 1.692 9.3 0.6 5.9
16 Elizardo Toro? 17 1 2 .333 15
17 Leonard VanPatten 22 0 1 .000 2
17 Players 20.3 51 74 .408 5.09 126 126 85 41 5 1025.2 1107 754 580 116 604 874 37 9 99 4831 1.668 9.7 1.0 5.3 7.7 1.45
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Rudolph 37 0.00
John Crillo 33 0.00
Carl Swenson 29 0.00
James Gibson 27 0.00
Charles Antoni 25 0.00
Domingo Pichardo 19 0.00
Peter Shuppy 18 0.00
Elizardo Toro 15 0.00
Alvin Lovelace 13 0.00
James Manalilli 13 0.00
Wayne Schurr 12 0.00
Dale Beerbower 9 0.00
John May 8 0.00
Mario Pelaez 3 0.00
Leonard VanPatten 2 0.00
Daniel Besonen 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rene Altamirano -- R R 6' 1.0" 170 Unknown
Charles Antoni 22 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1937
Dale Beerbower 21 R R 6' 1.0" 155 1938
Daniel Besonen 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 May 10, 1939 Litchfield, MN, US
Frederick Blychenton 18 R R 5' 6.0" 155 Jan 20, 1941 Colon, Colon, PA
Arthur Cole 20 R 5' 11.0" 175 1939
John Crillo 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 1940
James Gibson 22 R R 6' 2.0" 168 1937
Quinton Gray 22 S 5' 10.0" 165 1937
Roger Jenne 21 R 5' 10.0" 165 1938
Rick Joseph 19 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Aug 24, 1939 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Larry Keller 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1937
Buddy Kerr 36 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 6, 1922 Astoria, NY, US
Alvin Lovelace 21 R R 6' 1.0" 188 1938
James Manalilli 19 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1940
Rene Marte 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1939
John May 19 L L 6' 3.0" 170 1940
Robert Morett 20 S R 5' 10.0" 180 1939
Walter Mortimer 22 L 6' 2.0" 194 1937
Frank Palladino 20 L L 5' 9.0" 170 1939
Mario Pelaez 20 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Oct 28, 1938 Cordoba, Veracruz, MX
Osvaldo Pellot 20 R R 5' 9.0" 169 1939
Domingo Pichardo -- R R 6' 1.0" 182 Unknown
Vic Piper 19 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1940
Dale Rudolph 19 L L 6' 3.0" 208 1940
Julio Santana 22 R 5' 8.0" 165 1937
Wayne Schurr 21 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Aug 6, 1937 Garrett, IN, US
Ronald Shay 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1937
Peter Shuppy 21 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1938
Denny Sommers 18 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 12, 1940 New London, WI, US
Carl Swenson 21 R R 6' 2.0" 188 1938
Jose Tartabull 20 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 27, 1938 Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, CU
Elizardo Toro 17 6' 0.0" 165 1942
Gary Treon 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 1937
Leonard VanPatten 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1937
Nestor Velazquez 19 R R 6' 1.0" 179 Mar 6, 1940 La Habana, La Habana, CU

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