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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
1Rene Altamirano--14306200.200.2678
2Charles Antoni22478923512.258.40436
3Dale Beerbower21990.000
4Daniel Besonen20110.000
5Frederick Blychenton186232.087
6Arthur Cole204413330603.226.33845
7John Crillo19406410000.156.15610
8James Gibson2228445000.114.1145
9Quinton Gray#22299921410.212.27327
10Roger Jenne216318847902.250.33062
11Rick Joseph1912142213530513.320.507214
12Larry Keller22288417502.202.33328
13Buddy Kerr36110.000
14Alvin Lovelace2113154000.267.2674
15James Manalilli1916230000.000.0000
16Rene Marte20118372941029.253.363135
17John May*19850.000
18Robert Morett#204013236526.273.47763Stats for 2 teams
19Walter Mortimer*22782747819312.285.507139
20Frank Palladino*204010020202.200.28028
21Mario Pelaez20320.000
22Osvaldo Pellot204917148605.281.40469
23Domingo Pichardo--19232000.087.0872
24Vic Piper*194712432221.258.33141
25Dale Rudolph*1937364200.111.1676
26Julio Santana226924065720.271.31776
27Wayne Schurr2114274000.148.1484
28Ronald Shay225918342410.230.26248
29Peter Shuppy*21345310100.189.20811
30Denny Sommers*18122406871427.214.310126
31Carl Swenson2132364000.111.1114
32Jose Tartabull*2012544913719217.305.470211
33Elizardo Toro?1717120000.000.0000
34Gary Treon2214489110.188.25012
35Nestor Velazquez19258614010.163.18616
35 Players20.2126465239786099821532481511107597943.247.343.358.70114264829
* - 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
1Charles Antoni2249.3085.072514110.0111826212661.6099.11.05.4
2Dale Beerbower21101.0009
3Daniel Besonen2001.0001
4John Crillo19715.3184.883319142.01481087718901.6769.41.15.7
5James Gibson22126.6673.572713116.0117654612551.4839.10.94.3
6Alvin Lovelace2113.2506.1713435.03428244271.7438.71.06.9
7James Manalilli1935.3754.2113862.07146298311.64510.31.24.5
8Rene Marte200010
9John May*1903.0008
10Mario Pelaez20003
11Domingo Pichardo--14.2006.4519567.08062488511.95510.71.16.9
12Dale Rudolph*1979.4384.303720132.012788639891.6368.70.66.1
13Wayne Schurr2162.7502.22121073.05424182170.9736.70.22.1
14Peter Shuppy*2154.5565.55181173.08651458461.80810.61.05.7
15Carl Swenson21310.2315.972917107.011188717701.6929.30.65.9
16Elizardo Toro?1712.33315
17Leonard VanPatten2201.0002
17 Players20.35174.4085.09126126854151025.211077545801166048743799948311.6689.
* - 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


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Rene Altamirano--RR6' 1.0"170Unknown
Charles Antoni22RR6' 2.0"2101937
Dale Beerbower21RR6' 1.0"1551938
Daniel Besonen20RR5' 11.0"170May 10, 1939Litchfield, MN, US
Frederick Blychenton18RR5' 6.0"155Jan 20, 1941Colon, Colon, PA
Arthur Cole20R5' 11.0"1751939
John Crillo19RR6' 3.0"1801940
James Gibson22RR6' 2.0"1681937
Quinton Gray22S5' 10.0"1651937
Roger Jenne21R5' 10.0"1651938
Rick Joseph19RR6' 1.0"192Aug 24, 1939San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Larry Keller22RR6' 0.0"1701937
Buddy Kerr36RR6' 2.0"175Nov 6, 1922Astoria, NY, US
Alvin Lovelace21RR6' 1.0"1881938
James Manalilli19RR5' 11.0"1601940
Rene Marte20RR6' 1.0"1801939
John May19LL6' 3.0"1701940
Robert Morett20SR5' 10.0"1801939
Walter Mortimer22L6' 2.0"1941937
Frank Palladino20LL5' 9.0"1701939
Mario Pelaez20RR5' 7.0"160Oct 28, 1938Cordoba, Veracruz, MX
Osvaldo Pellot20RR5' 9.0"1691939
Domingo Pichardo--RR6' 1.0"182Unknown
Vic Piper19LR5' 11.0"1701940
Dale Rudolph19LL6' 3.0"2081940
Julio Santana22R5' 8.0"1651937
Wayne Schurr21RR6' 4.0"185Aug 6, 1937Garrett, IN, US
Ronald Shay22RR5' 11.0"1651937
Peter Shuppy21LL5' 11.0"1701938
Denny Sommers18LR6' 2.0"205Jul 12, 1940New London, WI, US
Carl Swenson21RR6' 2.0"1881938
Jose Tartabull20LL5' 11.0"165Nov 27, 1938Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, CU
Elizardo Toro176' 0.0"1651942
Gary Treon22R6' 0.0"1751937
Leonard VanPatten22RR5' 11.0"1801937
Nestor Velazquez19RR6' 1.0"179Mar 6, 1940La Habana, La Habana, CU

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