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1961 Birmingham Barons

1961 > Class AA > 1961 Southern Association
Overall: 89-63
Scored 854 runs, Allowed 660 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 94-58

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Frank Skaff
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960

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 23 43 52 52 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 .096 .096 .096 .192 5 Stats for 2 teams
2 Fran Boniar 29 56 157 145 19 39 5 1 2 21 1 12 18 .269 .325 .359 .683 52 Stats for 2 teams
3 David Brown 23 10 19 16 3 3 0 1 0 2 0 3 6 .188 .316 .313 .628 5
4 Billy Dashner* 26 15 50 39 7 13 4 0 2 10 0 11 5 .333 .480 .590 1.070 23
5 Pat Duke 26 51 163 155 24 36 8 1 7 25 1 8 38 .232 .270 .432 .702 67
6 Dick Egan* 24 25 33 30 5 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 7 .100 .182 .100 .282 3
7 Doug Gallagher 21 30 85 81 9 16 2 0 0 8 0 4 23 .198 .235 .222 .458 18
8 Purnal Goldy 23 88 405 382 72 134 24 7 6 78 2 23 46 .351 .388 .497 .885 190
9 Bill Graham 24 15 29 27 2 6 0 0 1 6 0 2 9 .222 .276 .333 .609 9
10 Joe Grzenda 24 9 12 2 .167
11 Bob Humphreys 25 10 15 14 3 10 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .714 .733 .714 1.448 10
12 Francis Jaciuk 21 61 270 247 28 56 10 3 3 28 2 23 28 .227 .293 .328 .621 81
13 Don Kaiser 26 23 30 28 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 2 9 .179 .233 .214 .448 6
14 Phillip Kliewer 23 17 13 13 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .385 .385 .385 .769 5
15 Alan Koch 23 32 80 77 6 12 3 1 0 1 0 3 11 .156 .188 .221 .408 17
16 Howie Koplitz 23 37 97 81 13 17 5 3 0 9 1 16 23 .210 .340 .346 .686 28
17 Andy Kosco 19 24 85 78 14 19 5 0 2 14 0 7 22 .244 .306 .385 .690 30
18 Em Lindbeck* 26 42 155 132 18 30 14 0 0 15 1 23 38 .227 .342 .333 .675 44 Stats for 2 teams
19 Jerry Lock 23 47 25 23 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 .174 .240 .174 .414 4
20 Don Lumley* 24 91 295 252 37 64 6 2 9 51 1 43 27 .254 .363 .401 .764 101 Stats for 2 teams
21 Norman Manning 24 84 283 253 26 57 8 1 0 24 0 30 44 .225 .307 .265 .572 67
22 George McCue* 27 141 582 517 89 146 19 4 13 70 2 65 47 .282 .363 .410 .773 212
23 Mickey Micelotta 32 112 465 401 57 95 16 3 7 55 0 64 84 .237 .342 .344 .686 138
24 Kenneth Moursund 24 9 6 2 .333
25 Stan Palys 31 139 585 492 110 164 33 7 13 114 2 93 49 .333 .439 .508 .947 250
26 Herb Plews* 33 82 329 301 55 112 15 1 0 43 0 28 31 .372 .426 .429 .854 129
27 Legrant Scott 22 152 715 592 128 186 22 7 4 55 18 123 84 .314 .432 .395 .827 234
28 Johnnie Seale* 22 43 72 70 11 20 0 0 0 5 0 2 17 .286 .306 .286 .591 20
29 Dick Smallwood# 25 5 6 1 .167
30 Leo Smith* 23 133 551 466 74 127 28 5 18 94 2 85 96 .273 .385 .470 .855 219
31 John Sullivan* 20 126 485 415 47 95 14 2 8 57 0 70 76 .229 .340 .330 .670 137
31 Players 25.2 153 6076 5241 854 1452 234 48 90 778 28 707 835 .277 .360 .392 .751 2052 134 76 52 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 Gene Bacque 23 9 12 .429 5.40 39 17 145.0 165 100 87 8 70 1.621 10.2 0.5 4.3 Stats for 2 teams
2 Dick Egan* 24 4 3 .571 3.84 25 8 98.1 94 49 42 5 37 1.332 8.6 0.5 3.4
3 Doug Gallagher* 21 15 9 .625 3.53 30 27 209.0 196 99 82 8 105 1.440 8.4 0.3 4.5
4 Bill Graham 24 3 7 .300 4.88 15 10 79.1 78 46 43 6 24 1.286 8.8 0.7 2.7
5 Joe Grzenda* 24 1 2 .333 7.61 9 7 36.2 52 37 31 5 30 2.236 12.8 1.2 7.4
6 Bob Humphreys 25 2 2 .500 4.55 10 3 29.2 30 17 15 2 26 1.888 9.1 0.6 7.9
7 Don Kaiser 26 4 6 .400 5.19 23 16 85.0 96 55 49 5 24 1.412 10.2 0.5 2.5
8 Phillip Kliewer* 23 2 2 .500 5.44 17 4 44.2 54 31 27 0 25 1.769 10.9 0.0 5.0
9 Alan Koch 23 15 10 .600 3.53 32 26 194.0 175 85 76 7 87 1.351 8.1 0.3 4.0
10 Howie Koplitz 23 23 3 .885 2.11 36 24 230.0 163 68 54 13 75 1.035 6.4 0.5 2.9
11 Jerry Lock 23 4 5 .444 3.74 47 0 86.2 87 43 36 4 41 1.477 9.0 0.4 4.3
12 Kenneth Moursund 24 1 2 .333 4.03 8 22.1 10
13 Johnnie Seale* 22 12 10 .545 3.14 36 24 189.0 171 89 66 10 76 1.307 8.1 0.5 3.6
14 Dick Smallwood* 25 1 2 .333 3.57 5 17.2 7
14 Players 23.1 89 63 .586 3.66 153 153 83 70 15 1353.1 1270 660 551 82 591 31 947 37 6 73 5867 1.375 8.4 0.5 3.9 6.3 1.60
* - 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
John Sullivan 123 732 51 7 9 .991 6.37 3
Pat Duke 43 266 15 5 4 .983 6.53 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leo Smith 126 1020 92 19 101 .983 8.83
Don Lumley 34 252 20 3 24 .989 8.00 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Legrant Scott 151 351 465 38 110 .956 5.40

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Herb Plews 75 74 116 12 12 .941 2.53
Francis Jaciuk 60 54 102 12 14 .929 2.60
Mickey Micelotta 27 28 53 4 6 .953 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Micelotta 82 153 212 20 45 .948 4.45
Norman Manning 72 127 191 15 34 .955 4.42

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George McCue 138 333 13 3 3 .991 2.51
Stan Palys 138 212 5 9 0 .960 1.57
Purnal Goldy 88 143 6 4 1 .974 1.69
Don Lumley 47 73 3 1 2 .987 1.62 Stats for 2 teams
Em Lindbeck 37 56 3 4 2 .937 1.59 Stats for 2 teams
Fran Boniar 36 45 4 2 0 .961 1.36 Stats for 2 teams
Andy Kosco 19 29 0 1 0 .967 1.53
Billy Dashner 13 19 0 0 0 1.000 1.46

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gene Bacque 23 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 12, 1937
Fran Boniar 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1932
David Brown 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Billy Dashner 26 L L 5' 11.0" 195 1935
Pat Duke 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1935
Dick Egan 24 L L 6' 4.0" 193 Mar 24, 1937 Berkeley, CA, US
Doug Gallagher 21 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 21, 1940 Fremont, OH, US
Purnal Goldy 23 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 28, 1937 Camden, NJ, US
Bill Graham 24 R R 6' 3.0" 217 Jan 21, 1937 Flemingsburg, KY, US
Joe Grzenda 24 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Bob Humphreys 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 18, 1935 Covington, VA, US
Francis Jaciuk 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 17, 1940
Don Kaiser 26 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Feb 3, 1935 Byng, OK, US
Phillip Kliewer 23 R L 6' 3.0" 170 1938
Alan Koch 23 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Mar 25, 1938 Decatur, AL, US
Howie Koplitz 23 R R 5' 10.0" 190 May 4, 1938 Oshkosh, WI, US
Andy Kosco 19 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Oct 5, 1941 Youngstown, OH, US
Em Lindbeck 26 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 27, 1934 Kewanee, IL, US
Jerry Lock 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1938
Don Lumley 24 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 30, 1936 Sacramento, CA, US
Norman Manning 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1937
George McCue 27 L L 5' 10.0" 160 1934
Mickey Micelotta 32 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 20, 1928 Corona, NY, US
Kenneth Moursund 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1937
Stan Palys 31 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 1, 1930 Blakely, PA, US
Herb Plews 33 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 14, 1928 Helena, MT, US
Legrant Scott 22 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 27, 1938
Johnnie Seale 22 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 14, 1938 Edgewater, CO, US
Dick Smallwood 25 S L 5' 11.0" 175 1936
Leo Smith 23 L R 6' 2.0" 210 May 5, 1938 Mobile, AL, US
John Sullivan 20 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 3, 1941 Somerville, NJ, US

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