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1965 Decatur Commodores

1965 > Class A > 1965 Midwest League
Overall: 60-60
Scored 537 runs, Allowed 501 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-56

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Richard Klaus
Represented: Decatur, IL
Ballpark: Fans Field (Decatur, IL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1964 / 1966

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 Ramon Aldecoa* 20 63 231 198 25 50 7 0 1 26 0 1 32 36 .253 .355 .303 .658 60 0 0 1
2 James Baten 24 13 13 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
3 James Brown 22 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Val Bush 22 68 296 265 33 82 14 0 6 23 26 6 23 50 .309 .363 .430 .793 114 1 4 3
5 Nestor Chavez 17 29 82 71 8 16 4 0 0 4 0 0 4 7 .225 .267 .282 .548 20 0 7 0
6 Burnard Crawford 22 16 75 63 10 16 1 1 1 7 0 1 7 6 .254 .333 .349 .683 22 1 3 1
7 Archie Dawson* 19 30 19 17 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .059 .059 .059 .118 1 0 2 0
8 Michael Edwards* 19 107 428 395 42 91 24 3 7 40 3 4 21 47 .230 .278 .359 .638 142 6 4 2
9 Jerry Ennis 19 20 71 63 13 14 2 1 0 8 2 0 7 21 .222 .300 .286 .586 18 0 1 0
10 Frank Ferro 20 104 432 371 73 109 17 2 12 60 12 3 54 36 .294 .390 .447 .837 166 5 1 1
11 DeGold Francis 19 78 285 258 38 69 8 1 17 57 0 0 21 61 .267 .323 .504 .827 130 2 0 4
12 Bernard Harris 20 6 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250 .500 .250 .750 1 0 0 0
13 Bruce Hix 18 121 498 443 73 121 19 5 12 60 5 5 42 76 .273 .339 .420 .759 186 4 5 4
14 Juan Joa 21 34 124 117 17 29 5 2 1 10 1 1 6 34 .248 .285 .350 .635 41 0 1 0
15 William Leistritz 21 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
16 Jack MacGillivray 19 29 36 32 1 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 10 .188 .212 .219 .431 7 0 3 0
17 William Malinowski* 22 17 72 53 9 10 0 0 0 3 2 0 18 9 .189 .403 .189 .591 10 1 0 0
18 Mike Miltenberger 20 6 14 13 3 3 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 10 .231 .231 .538 .769 7 0 1 0
19 David Roney# 19 29 14 13 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .231 .231 .385 .615 5 0 1 0
20 Jimmy Rosario# 20 117 483 417 56 91 17 9 5 33 14 7 58 89 .218 .320 .338 .658 141 5 2 1
21 Ronald Smith 21 45 163 142 17 29 10 3 2 18 2 0 12 35 .204 .283 .359 .642 51 4 4 1
22 Hector Soto 23 51 135 122 9 27 3 1 1 7 0 1 9 35 .221 .286 .287 .573 35 2 2 0
23 Larry Stewart* 20 32 89 79 4 20 2 0 0 7 0 0 4 11 .253 .291 .278 .569 22 1 3 2
24 Earl Tolbert* 21 111 454 411 51 112 16 2 1 32 2 1 38 63 .273 .335 .328 .663 135 1 3 1
25 Hector Torres 19 64 256 241 25 62 6 0 5 35 3 2 13 29 .257 .295 .344 .640 83 0 2 0
26 William Vandever 20 17 39 33 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 19 .061 .111 .091 .202 3 0 3 1
27 Manuel Vargas 20 19 53 50 12 12 2 1 0 5 1 0 2 12 .240 .264 .320 .584 16 0 0 1
28 Eugene Vidoni 23 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 1 0 0
29 Ronald Welsch 20 25 45 41 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 17 .049 .071 .073 .145 3 0 3 0
30 Thomas Zink 20 17 40 33 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 18 .152 .200 .182 .382 6 0 5 0
30 Players 19.9 120 4473 3969 537 982 160 32 72 446 75 33 387 763 .247 .318 .358 .676 1422 35 59 23 23
* - 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 James Baten 24 2 4 .333 5.44 12 7 2 1 43.0 29 31 26 6 33 1 39 1 0 9 1.442 6.1 1.3 6.9 8.2 1.18
2 James Brown 22 0 3 .000 16.50 3 2 6.0 19 14 11 3 8 4.500 28.5 4.5 12.0
3 Nestor Chavez 17 12 9 .571 2.15 23 23 20 7 193.0 153 60 46 10 50 7 163 2 1 6 1.052 7.1 0.5 2.3 7.6 3.26
4 Archie Dawson* 19 6 5 .545 1.70 30 1 1 0 69.0 46 19 13 3 24 2 68 0 0 1 1.014 6.0 0.4 3.1 8.9 2.83
5 Jack MacGillivray 19 6 6 .500 4.01 29 10 3 0 110.0 86 53 49 7 57 8 104 6 0 9 1.300 7.0 0.6 4.7 8.5 1.82
6 Mike Miltenberger 20 3 0 1.000 4.22 6 4 3 0 32.0 28 17 15 2 15 0 22 0 1 4 1.344 7.9 0.6 4.2 6.2 1.47
7 David Roney 19 3 3 .500 4.58 29 1 1 0 57.0 56 40 29 4 34 2 48 1 0 4 1.579 8.8 0.6 5.4 7.6 1.41
8 Larry Stewart* 20 8 8 .500 3.10 24 24 11 2 189.0 123 80 65 15 108 5 196 5 2 22 1.222 5.9 0.7 5.1 9.3 1.81
9 William Vandever 20 6 6 .500 3.71 17 14 6 3 97.0 72 47 40 8 68 1 90 2 0 14 1.443 6.7 0.7 6.3 8.4 1.32
10 Ronald Welsch 20 5 14 .263 3.74 25 18 5 1 137.0 146 77 57 9 39 9 96 3 0 15 1.350 9.6 0.6 2.6 6.3 2.46
11 Thomas Zink 20 8 5 .615 4.41 17 16 4 2 100.0 95 64 49 6 73 0 70 6 0 15 1.680 8.6 0.5 6.6 6.3 0.96
11 Players 19.5 60 60 .500 3.46 120 120 64 56 17 1038.0 850 501 399 72 511 35 907 27 4 100 4435 1.311 7.4 0.6 4.4 7.9 1.78
* - 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
Ramon Aldecoa 63 469 35 5 4 .990 8.00 13
DeGold Francis 42 301 7 5 2 .984 7.33 9
Burnard Crawford 16 151 7 8 1 .952 9.88 10

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Tolbert 79 626 49 11 75 .984 8.54
DeGold Francis 26 218 16 8 28 .967 9.00
Michael Edwards 14 107 9 1 10 .991 8.29

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Ferro 101 251 262 21 80 .961 5.08
Val Bush 13 21 7 1 6 .966 2.15

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bruce Hix 121 92 234 29 30 .918 2.69

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hector Torres 64 84 178 20 39 .929 4.09
Ronald Smith 33 45 72 12 16 .907 3.55
Manuel Vargas 15 23 30 3 7 .946 3.53

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Rosario 107 211 14 8 3 .966 2.10
Michael Edwards 90 121 0 6 0 .953 1.34
Val Bush 58 74 5 7 2 .919 1.36
Hector Soto 32 31 3 3 0 .919 1.06
Juan Joa 28 30 0 3 0 .909 1.07
Earl Tolbert 28 57 5 4 0 .939 2.21
Jerry Ennis 18 20 1 1 0 .955 1.17
William Malinowski 15 25 0 0 0 1.000 1.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Archie Dawson 30 3 15 1 0 .947 0.60
Jack MacGillivray 29 9 20 1 2 .967 1.00
David Roney 29 1 9 0 1 1.000 0.34
Ronald Welsch 25 8 25 2 1 .943 1.32
Larry Stewart 24 5 55 3 4 .952 2.50
Nestor Chavez 23 16 35 0 4 1.000 2.22
William Vandever 17 2 10 0 3 1.000 0.71
Thomas Zink 17 11 15 2 1 .929 1.53
James Baten 12 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.58
Mike Miltenberger 6 0.00
James Brown 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ramon Aldecoa 20 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Mar 17, 1945
James Baten 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 28, 1940
James Brown 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1943
Val Bush 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1943
Nestor Chavez 17 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 6, 1947 Chacao, Miranda, VE
Burnard Crawford 22 R R 5' 9.0" 168 Mar 2, 1943
Archie Dawson 19 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Jul 27, 1945 Chicago, IL, US
Michael Edwards 19 L L 5' 10.0" 160 1946
Jerry Ennis 19 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1946
Frank Ferro 20 R R 5' 9.0" 175 1945
DeGold Francis 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 3, 1946
Bernard Harris 20 R R 5' 8.0" 155 1945
Bruce Hix 18 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 27, 1946
Juan Joa 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 6, 1944
William Leistritz 21 R R Oct 2, 1943
Jack MacGillivray 19 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 15, 1945
William Malinowski 22 L L 5' 8.0" 185 1943
Mike Miltenberger 20 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Aug 19, 1944
David Roney 19 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 1, 1946
Jimmy Rosario 20 S R 5' 10.0" 155 May 5, 1945 Bayamon, PR
Ronald Smith 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1944
Hector Soto 23 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1942
Larry Stewart 20 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 15, 1945
Earl Tolbert 21 L L 6' 1.0" 160 1944
Hector Torres 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 16, 1945 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, MX
William Vandever 20 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Sep 11, 1944
Manuel Vargas 20 R R 6' 0.0" 160 1945
Eugene Vidoni 23 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Apr 2, 1942
Ronald Welsch 20 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 9, 1945
Thomas Zink 20 R R 5' 11.0" 167 Sep 20, 1944

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