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1959 Durham Bulls

1959 > Class B > 1959 Carolina League
Overall: 70-60
Scored 644 runs, Allowed 605 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-61

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Frank Skaff
Represented: Durham, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 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 Clifford Adams 22 8 6 2 .333
2 John Aehl* 24 15 13 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 0 0 0
3 Rufus Anderson 20 11 41 38 3 10 1 0 0 1 0 3 9 .263 .317 .289 .607 11 0 0 0 1
4 Gene Bacque 21 5 13 1 .077
5 Richard Beck 24 21 88 78 11 19 5 0 2 6 0 9 11 .244 .322 .385 .706 30 0 1 0 3
6 James Boger 21 16 29 23 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 8 .000 .107 .000 .107 0 0 1 2 0
7 Jack Bowen 22 65 241 218 24 55 8 0 2 19 1 17 19 .252 .308 .317 .625 69 2 1 3 3
8 Daniel Briner* 22 112 495 443 84 132 16 2 4 47 8 41 42 .298 .366 .370 .736 164 7 3 1 1
9 Ted Brzenk 21 87 308 264 34 56 8 2 6 35 3 38 54 .212 .313 .326 .638 86 2 1 3 3
10 Eugene Burroughs 20 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Jerry Burttram 22 9 28 2 .071
12 Arthur Clessures* 21 111 490 412 79 102 16 4 5 43 8 72 67 .248 .363 .342 .705 141 3 2 1 0
13 Jack Crouch* 23 98 395 336 44 88 14 1 2 55 2 41 30 .262 .339 .327 .667 110 2 9 7 2
14 Pat Duke 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Chico Fernandez 20 11 37 34 3 5 3 1 0 6 0 0 2 .147 .139 .294 .433 10 0 1 2 0
16 Larry Foster* 21 22 53 40 5 8 2 0 0 4 0 4 9 .200 .289 .250 .539 10 1 8 0 0
17 Frank Franchi 23 20 64 50 8 16 5 0 0 5 0 10 13 .320 .469 .420 .889 21 4 0 0 0
18 Doug Gallagher 19 7 15 4 .267
19 Purnal Goldy 21 22 52 48 7 14 6 2 0 7 0 3 10 .292 .333 .500 .833 24 0 1 0 0
20 Bob Humphreys 23 41 33 26 4 4 0 0 0 2 0 6 6 .154 .313 .154 .466 4 0 1 0 0
21 David Justus 22 21 38 38 2 10 2 0 2 3 0 0 8 .263 .263 .474 .737 18 0 0 0 0
22 Phillip Kliewer 21 32 49 43 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 16 .070 .109 .070 .178 3 0 3 1 0
23 Mickey Lolich# 18 9 8 2 .250
24 William Maupin 22 4 11 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Dick McAuliffe* 19 94 411 315 68 84 20 4 4 43 8 91 74 .267 .434 .394 .828 124 3 1 1 1
26 Robert McDaniel 26 14 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
27 William McNeill* 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Jackie Moore 20 94 330 305 43 79 18 2 8 55 3 23 48 .259 .309 .410 .719 125 0 0 2 3
29 Larry Nosse 20 4 7 1 .143
30 Jesse Queen 22 70 303 251 43 70 15 3 4 39 1 42 32 .279 .387 .410 .797 103 4 3 3 2
31 George Schmid 24 24 68 62 7 11 1 0 1 4 0 4 23 .177 .227 .242 .469 15 0 2 0 0
32 J. Sells 23 32 128 115 16 25 4 0 1 17 1 10 22 .217 .283 .278 .562 32 1 1 1 0
33 Richard Sheldon 23 38 47 37 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 14 .108 .214 .108 .322 4 0 5 0 0
34 Roger Sheppard 22 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
35 Dick Smallwood# 23 20 42 35 5 3 1 0 0 6 0 6 11 .086 .220 .114 .334 4 0 1 0 0
36 George Smith 21 11 48 42 4 10 0 0 0 2 1 6 15 .238 .333 .238 .571 10 0 0 0 0
37 Leo Smith* 21 131 559 482 60 131 21 9 13 87 3 66 90 .272 .361 .434 .795 209 5 0 6 3
38 James Spyhalski 22 27 94 81 11 17 3 0 0 10 1 11 18 .210 .301 .247 .548 20 0 1 1 0
39 Don Wert 20 113 472 396 65 87 14 8 9 55 3 65 85 .220 .330 .364 .694 144 3 3 5 2
39 Players 21.3 131 5026 4326 644 1059 184 38 63 556 43 17 603 790 .245 .335 .349 .683 1508 58 39 24
* - 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 Clifford Adams 22 1 1 .500 4.85 8 26.0 21 14 7 1.077 7.3 2.4
2 John Aehl* 24 2 4 .333 4.30 15 7 1 1 46.0 55 28 22 2 26 2 33 1 0 1 1.761 10.8 0.4 5.1 6.5 1.27
3 Gene Bacque 21 2 2 .500 3.16 5 5 1 0 37.0 33 16 13 3 21 1 27 1 0 1 1.459 8.0 0.7 5.1 6.6 1.29
4 James Boger 21 3 4 .429 3.65 15 8 2 0 74.0 63 36 30 6 35 1 56 0 0 3 1.324 7.7 0.7 4.3 6.8 1.60
5 Eugene Burroughs* 20 0 0 3
6 Larry Foster 21 8 7 .533 4.60 21 20 5 1 129.0 109 81 66 6 99 1 118 2 0 11 1.612 7.6 0.4 6.9 8.2 1.19
7 Doug Gallagher* 19 3 1 .750 3.38 7 5 2 0 40.0 33 15 15 2 18 0 55 1 0 4 1.275 7.4 0.4 4.0 12.4 3.06
8 Bob Humphreys 23 8 2 .800 2.97 39 1 0 0 88.0 93 40 29 1 49 1 80 2 0 10 1.614 9.5 0.1 5.0 8.2 1.63
9 David Justus 22 6 6 .500 4.40 21 9 3 1 88.0 79 58 43 9 47 3 51 6 1 3 1.432 8.1 0.9 4.8 5.2 1.09
10 Phillip Kliewer* 21 9 6 .600 2.09 32 15 8 3 125.0 112 47 29 6 41 0 72 2 0 5 1.224 8.1 0.4 3.0 5.2 1.76
11 Richard Klunder* 21 0 0 1
12 Nikko Koleff 24 0 0 1
13 Mickey Lolich* 18 1 2 .333 4.14 9 8 1 0 37.0 27 22 17 2 45 0 24 2 2 7 1.946 6.6 0.5 10.9 5.8 0.53
14 Robert McDaniel 26 1 3 .250 14
15 William McNeill 25 0 0 1
16 Larry Nosse* 20 0 2 .000 4
17 John O'Cain* 24 1 0 1.000 6
18 George Schmid 24 9 9 .500 4.35 23 21 10 1 149.0 156 84 72 10 41 2 92 2 0 3 1.322 9.4 0.6 2.5 5.6 2.24
19 Richard Sheldon 23 9 7 .563 3.27 37 11 3 0 135.0 106 61 49 12 49 4 126 1 0 3 1.148 7.1 0.8 3.3 8.4 2.57
20 Roger Sheppard 22 0 0 3
21 Dick Smallwood* 23 7 4 .636 3.32 20 12 5 1 103.0 81 51 38 4 50 0 86 1 0 3 1.272 7.1 0.3 4.4 7.5 1.72
21 Players 22.2 70 60 .538 3.75 131 131 88 43 8 1147.0 1065 605 478 90 580 20 883 26 3 68 5081 1.434 8.4 0.7 4.6 6.9 1.52
* - 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
Jack Bowen 57 384 35 11 4 .974 7.35 10
Jackie Moore 53 376 31 5 4 .988 7.68 7
Richard Beck 20 170 13 2 2 .989 9.15 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leo Smith 131 1010 83 13 104 .988 8.34

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Crouch 89 228 236 14 69 .971 5.21
Don Wert 28 60 100 15 15 .914 5.71
George Smith 11 25 27 5 4 .912 4.73

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Brzenk 77 89 136 24 19 .904 2.92
Don Wert 57 67 116 15 22 .924 3.21

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick McAuliffe 94 171 246 35 55 .923 4.44
Don Wert 18 18 33 4 4 .927 2.83
Chico Fernandez 10 13 14 5 1 .844 2.70

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Daniel Briner 110 244 14 8 4 .970 2.35
Arthur Clessures 107 170 9 1 1 .994 1.67
Jesse Queen 70 132 9 3 3 .979 2.01
Jackie Moore 32 31 2 3 0 .917 1.03
J. Sells 31 27 2 1 0 .967 0.94
James Spyhalski 26 38 5 2 0 .956 1.65
Purnal Goldy 19 18 2 2 2 .909 1.05
Frank Franchi 14 20 1 4 0 .840 1.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Humphreys 39 7 16 0 0 1.000 0.59
Richard Sheldon 37 4 23 0 0 1.000 0.73
Phillip Kliewer 32 9 22 4 1 .886 0.97
George Schmid 23 10 20 1 1 .968 1.30
Larry Foster 21 10 20 3 0 .909 1.43
David Justus 21 2 5 6 0 .538 0.33
Dick Smallwood 20 7 13 1 2 .952 1.00
John Aehl 15 2 7 1 0 .900 0.60
James Boger 15 5 6 0 1 1.000 0.73
Robert McDaniel 14 0.00
Mickey Lolich 9 0.00
Clifford Adams 8 0.00
Doug Gallagher 7 0.00
John O'Cain 6 0.00
Gene Bacque 5 0.00
Larry Nosse 4 0.00
Eugene Burroughs 3 0.00
Roger Sheppard 3 0.00
Richard Klunder 1 0.00
Nikko Koleff 1 0.00
William McNeill 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Clifford Adams 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 6, 1937
John Aehl 24 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1935
Rufus Anderson 20 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Dec 19, 1938 Valdosta, GA, US
Gene Bacque 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 12, 1937
Richard Beck 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1935
James Boger 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1938
Jack Bowen 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1937
Daniel Briner 22 L L 5' 9.0" 160 1937
Ted Brzenk 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Eugene Burroughs 20 R L 6' 1.0" 178 1939
Jerry Burttram 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1937
Arthur Clessures 21 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1938
Jack Crouch 23 L R 5' 9.0" 175 1936
Pat Duke 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1935
Chico Fernandez 20 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 23, 1939 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Larry Foster 21 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 24, 1937 Lansing, MI, US
Frank Franchi 23 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1936
Doug Gallagher 19 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 21, 1940 Fremont, OH, US
Purnal Goldy 21 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 28, 1937 Camden, NJ, US
Bob Humphreys 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 18, 1935 Covington, VA, US
David Justus 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1937
Phillip Kliewer 21 R L 6' 3.0" 170 1938
Richard Klunder 21 S L 6' 3.0" 190 1938
Nikko Koleff 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 2, 1934
Mickey Lolich 18 S L 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 12, 1940 Portland, OR, US
William Maupin 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1937
Dick McAuliffe 19 L R 5' 11.0" 176 Nov 29, 1939 Hartford, CT, US
Robert McDaniel 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1933
William McNeill 25 L R 6' 0.0" 170 1934
Jackie Moore 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1939 Jay, FL, US
Larry Nosse 20 R L 6' 0.0" 200 1939
John O'Cain 24 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 4, 1935 Orangeburg, SC, US
Jesse Queen 22 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jun 7, 1937 Cuthbert, GA, US
George Schmid 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1935
J. Sells 23 R 6' 1.0" 185 1936
Richard Sheldon 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1936
Roger Sheppard 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 14, 1937 Gastonia, NC, US
Dick Smallwood 23 S L 5' 11.0" 175 1936
George Smith 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 7, 1937 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Leo Smith 21 L R 6' 2.0" 210 May 5, 1938 Mobile, AL, US
James Spyhalski 22 R 6' 2.0" 185 1937
Don Wert 20 R R 5' 10.0" 162 Jul 29, 1938 Strasburg, PA, US

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