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1960 Birmingham Barons

1960 > Class AA > 1960 Southern Association
Overall: 83-70
Scored 753 runs, Allowed 647 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-66

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Skeeter Newsome
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1959 / 1961

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 Gene Bacque 22 10 18 17 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 11 .176 .222 .294 .516 5
2 Richard Beck 25 2 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
3 Frank Biskup 27 13 37 32 2 4 1 0 0 3 0 5 2 .125 .243 .156 .399 5 Stats for 2 teams
4 Wyman Carey* 23 47 86 82 9 15 2 0 2 7 0 4 18 .183 .221 .280 .501 23
5 Harold DeMars* 22 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Guilford Dickens 32 101 320 294 32 82 20 4 9 44 1 26 53 .279 .338 .466 .803 137
7 Larry DiPippo* 30 151 595 494 72 129 19 3 11 61 1 101 59 .261 .387 .379 .765 187 Stats for 2 teams
8 Bob Dustal 24 34 52 46 4 7 1 0 0 2 0 6 13 .152 .250 .174 .424 8
9 Fred Gladding* 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Ross Grimsley* 38 58 16 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 .167 .375 .167 .542 2
11 Joe Grzenda 23 15 32 29 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 15 .000 .094 .000 .094 0
12 Bob Hazle* 29 132 508 450 64 131 26 1 9 57 1 58 37 .291 .372 .413 .785 186 Stats for 2 teams
13 Gail Henley* 31 138 570 489 89 127 26 6 18 77 4 81 85 .260 .365 .448 .813 219
14 Jim Hughes 25 144 596 566 79 147 24 7 8 60 11 30 118 .260 .297 .369 .666 209
15 Bob Jingling 27 9 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
16 Alan Koch 22 22 44 43 7 10 0 1 0 4 0 1 7 .233 .250 .279 .529 12
17 Frank Kostro 22 26 106 99 11 27 5 0 0 14 2 7 16 .273 .321 .323 .644 32
18 Gene Lary 26 41 31 30 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 10 .167 .194 .167 .360 5 Stats for 3 teams
19 Don Lumley* 23 33 104 84 17 20 5 2 2 5 0 20 14 .238 .385 .417 .801 35
20 Andy Madalone 26 45 123 104 14 21 2 2 0 6 0 19 12 .202 .325 .260 .585 27 Stats for 2 teams
21 Mickey Micelotta 31 150 599 525 72 133 22 9 20 87 5 74 108 .253 .346 .444 .789 233
22 Ron Mrozinski 29 34 74 67 7 8 0 0 0 6 0 7 29 .119 .203 .119 .322 8
23 Ron Nischwitz# 22 40 96 89 8 19 5 0 0 5 0 7 28 .213 .271 .270 .540 24
24 Stan Palys 30 147 611 540 101 200 43 13 28 116 2 71 57 .370 .444 .654 1.097 353
25 Albert Pehanick 24 7 11 1 0 0 0 .091 .091 1
26 George Player 25 19 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .100 .100 .200 1
27 Rance Pless 34 85 305 277 44 75 8 0 1 31 0 28 38 .271 .338 .310 .648 86 Stats for 2 teams
28 James Rice 26 15 58 50 5 10 0 0 0 2 1 8 6 .200 .310 .200 .510 10
29 Buck Rodgers# 21 93 346 313 36 77 14 1 5 38 0 33 29 .246 .318 .345 .663 108
30 Bill Roman* 21 7 16 5 0 0 0 .313 .313 5
31 Legrant Scott 21 27 88 76 5 12 3 0 1 3 1 12 13 .158 .273 .237 .510 18
32 Ron Shoop 28 74 250 221 22 46 6 0 2 20 0 29 32 .208 .300 .262 .562 58
33 George Thomas 22 124 477 442 74 125 39 4 13 81 8 35 71 .283 .335 .477 .813 211
34 Vincent Trakan 26 69 15 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .071 .133 .071 .205 1
35 Ronald Witucki 26 3 7 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 1
36 Dick Young* 32 113 409 380 59 95 16 4 5 36 4 29 50 .250 .303 .353 .656 134 Stats for 3 teams
36 Players 27.9 153 5867 5140 753 1340 258 55 127 688 43 12 623 960 .261 .338 .406 .745 2089 111 61 43 58
* - 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 Gene Bacque 22 1 5 .167 5.04 10 8 50.0 48 34 28 4 25 1.460 8.6 0.7 4.5
2 Wyman Carey* 23 14 14 .500 3.77 37 31 217.0 201 105 91 11 137 1.558 8.3 0.5 5.7
3 Harold DeMars* 22 0 1 .000 3 3.0
4 Bob Dustal 24 10 7 .588 3.34 34 13 143.0 137 68 53 3 35 1.203 8.6 0.2 2.2
5 Fred Gladding 24 0 0 45.00 1 1.0 1 5 5 2 3.000 9.0 18.0
6 Ross Grimsley* 38 6 1 .857 3.08 28 0 87.2 86 31 30 7 26 1.278 8.8 0.7 2.7
7 Joe Grzenda* 23 4 5 .444 3.14 15 13 86.0 76 45 30 3 58 1.558 8.0 0.3 6.1
8 Alan Koch 22 7 6 .538 3.60 21 18 120.0 116 57 48 7 55 1.425 8.7 0.5 4.1
9 Gene Lary 26 5 7 .417 7.57 39 3 88.0 119 86 74 8 57 2.000 12.2 0.8 5.8 Stats for 3 teams
10 Ron Mrozinski* 29 10 10 .500 4.27 34 23 196.0 227 109 93 18 62 1.474 10.4 0.8 2.8
11 Ron Nischwitz* 22 14 7 .667 2.32 34 30 241.0 201 74 62 13 63 1.095 7.5 0.5 2.4
12 Albert Pehanick 24 3 1 .750 5.29 7 5 32.1 34 20 19 2 23 1.763 9.5 0.6 6.4
13 George Player 25 3 2 .600 3.80 19 1 42.2 41 19 18 4 16 1.336 8.6 0.8 3.4
14 Vincent Trakan 26 10 7 .588 3.72 69 0 94.1 107 48 39 9 26 1.410 10.2 0.9 2.5
14 Players 25.2 83 70 .542 3.60 153 153 96 57 13 1340.1 1317 647 536 113 542 20 860 35 5 26 5797 1.387 8.8 0.8 3.6 5.8 1.59
* - 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
Buck Rodgers 81 456 68 7 7 .987 6.47 6
Ron Shoop 68 415 19 5 5 .989 6.38 7
Frank Biskup 10 60 2 0 1 1.000 6.20 2 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry DiPippo 148 1332 86 7 141 .995 9.58 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Hughes 102 226 319 20 74 .965 5.34
Dick Young 34 69 58 8 15 .941 3.74 Stats for 3 teams
Andy Madalone 22 51 56 4 16 .964 4.86 Stats for 2 teams
Legrant Scott 19 37 49 1 17 .989 4.53

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rance Pless 80 55 124 7 13 .962 2.24 Stats for 2 teams
Dick Young 53 60 111 16 13 .914 3.23 Stats for 3 teams
Jim Hughes 35 27 60 3 6 .967 2.49
George Thomas 18 11 27 5 2 .884 2.11
Frank Kostro 17 16 33 4 3 .925 2.88
Andy Madalone 10 9 10 2 0 .905 1.90 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Micelotta 140 264 470 47 93 .940 5.24

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Palys 144 226 11 9 2 .963 1.65
Gail Henley 132 258 5 8 0 .970 1.99
Bob Hazle 127 255 5 9 0 .967 2.05 Stats for 2 teams
George Thomas 104 205 17 9 5 .961 2.13
Guilford Dickens 71 119 8 4 0 .969 1.79
Don Lumley 20 23 1 1 1 .960 1.20

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gene Bacque 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 12, 1937
Richard Beck 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1935
Frank Biskup 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Wyman Carey 23 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 9, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Harold DeMars 22 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 22, 1937
Guilford Dickens 32 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 5, 1928
Larry DiPippo 30 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 24, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Dustal 24 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Sep 28, 1935 Sayreville, NJ, US
Fred Gladding 24 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Jun 28, 1936 Flat Rock, MI, US
Ross Grimsley 38 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 4, 1922 Americus, KS, US
Joe Grzenda 23 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Bob Hazle 29 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1930 Laurens, SC, US
Gail Henley 31 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 15, 1928 Wichita, KS, US
Jim Hughes 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 21, 1934
Bob Jingling 27 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1933
Alan Koch 22 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Mar 25, 1938 Decatur, AL, US
Frank Kostro 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 4, 1937 Windber, PA, US
Gene Lary 26 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 5, 1934 Northport, AL, US
Don Lumley 23 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 30, 1936 Sacramento, CA, US
Andy Madalone 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 29, 1934 Staten Island, NY, US
Mickey Micelotta 31 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 20, 1928 Corona, NY, US
Ron Mrozinski 29 R L 5' 11.0" 160 Sep 16, 1930 White Haven, PA, US
Ron Nischwitz 22 S L 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 1, 1937 Dayton, OH, US
Stan Palys 30 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 1, 1930 Blakely, PA, US
Albert Pehanick 24 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Aug 27, 1935 Scranton, PA, US
George Player 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 1, 1934
Rance Pless 34 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 6, 1925 Greeneville, TN, US
James Rice 26 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 25, 1933
Buck Rodgers 21 S R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 16, 1938 Delaware, OH, US
Bill Roman 21 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 11, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
Legrant Scott 21 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 27, 1938
Ron Shoop 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 19, 1931 Rural Valley, PA, US
George Thomas 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 29, 1937 Minneapolis, MN, US
Vincent Trakan 26 R R 6' 2.0" 188 1934
Ronald Witucki 26 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1934
Dick Young 32 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 3, 1928 Seattle, WA, US

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