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1961 Buffalo Bisons

1961 > Class AAA > 1961 International League
Overall: 85-67
Scored 670 runs, Allowed 612 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-70

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Julio Becquer*29195146793112057.196.275.370.64417
2Babe Birrer3137656582230050019.338.338.385.72325
3Bob Bowman30113127352003046.
4Paul Brown206185.278
5Richard Bunker*26121717030001003.
6Jimmie Coker25102383348439421273823563.270.337.402.739140
7Tony Curry*23913623375696134215752569.285.334.534.868180
8Jacke Davis2512345643265131315167242464.303.340.509.849220
9Solly Drake#30123530872102055.233.343.367.71011
10Jim Frey*301153873544993171104733324.263.326.401.727142
11Ruben Gomez332949448125109157.273.347.432.77919
12Harry Hanebrink*33123432330012028.
13Mickey Harrington264101000.100.1001
14Ed Keegan21293735361001028.
15Joe Lonnett34352000.400.4002
16Hank Mason30410000.000.0000
17Don Mincher*231094223705995132246635254.257.348.497.846184
18Bobby Morgan357921418114385052603334.210.332.320.65258
19Cal Neeman324614412711285111101728.220.313.299.61238
20Taylor Phillips*281022000000002.
21Vic Rehm#259211.048
22Dick Ricketts*2729676261621020516.258.313.323.63620
23Humberto Robinson313342411200000115.
24Bob Sadowski*2474240206385012562023436.243.350.437.78790
25Ted Savage2414964354711117829424653196115.325.426.525.951287
26Wally Seward*291735334100010215.
27Wally Shannon*2890289273306912172601627.253.294.381.675104
28Dwight Siebler23301815010001034.
29Bill Smith*2735454331020120213.233.267.349.61615
30Max Surkont39522017220000034.
31Bill Taylor*315811910812282071601110.259.328.472.80051
32Felix Torres2914456653274148320249723481.278.322.474.795252
33Bobby Wine221525635344613018664872962.243.282.333.616178
33 Players26.51525477491367012862333516162160483815.262.326.422.74720724536
* - 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
1Robert Baillargeon200012.60405.0577041.8009.00.07.2
2Babe Birrer31119.5503.6834206164.018072671934931.3059.
3Paul Brown2032.6002.206645.04213112161.2898.40.43.2
4Richard Bunker*2643.5713.86111149.04322213271.4297.90.65.0
5Jim Frey*30002
6Ruben Gomez3375.5834.021919121.0109595414421.2488.11.03.1
7Ed Keegan2175.5833.322614111.0101484116411.2798.21.33.3
8Hank Mason3002.0006.304010.01177231.4009.91.82.7
9Taylor Phillips*2801.0007.0710114.0201311282.00012.91.35.1
10Stan Pitula300014.40415.01288012.60021.60.01.8Stats for 2 teams
11Vic Rehm*2551.8333.469852.05024203251.4428.70.54.3
12Dick Ricketts271012.4553.762925177.0171987415681.3508.70.83.5
13Humberto Robinson3168.4294.573316126.0135726414501.4689.61.03.6
14Wally Seward*29114.7332.55161399.010332287191.2329.40.61.7
15Dwight Siebler2344.5003.5830373.05933296181.0557.30.72.2
16Bill Smith*2797.5633.563216139.0147735517451.3819.51.12.9
17Max Surkont3984.6673.2252095.092343414271.2538.71.32.6
17 Players28.78567.5591521526121
* - 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


Jimmie Coker955734738.9956.5310
Cal Neeman412332752.9816.345
Bobby Morgan24861010.9904.004


Don Mincher10993171686.9949.19
Julio Becquer191201429.9857.05
Bill Taylor181194215.9846.83
Harry Hanebrink1275516.9886.67


Wally Shannon71139157839.9744.17
Bob Sadowski5396136533.9794.38
Bobby Morgan42671111217.9374.24


Felix Torres140942843126.9242.70


Bobby Wine1523014303081.9614.81


Ted Savage14727012122.9591.92
Jacke Davis1132091273.9691.96
Jim Frey96180841.9791.96
Tony Curry88143581.9491.68


Babe Birrer340.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Robert Baillargeon20RR6' 0.0"190Aug 8, 1940Montreal, QC, CA
Julio Becquer29LL5' 11.0"178Dec 20, 1931La Habana, La Habana, CU
Babe Birrer31RR6' 0.0"195Jul 4, 1929Buffalo, NY, US
Bob Bowman30RR6' 1.0"195May 10, 1931Laytonville, CA, US
Paul Brown20RR6' 1.0"190Jun 18, 1941Fort Smith, AR, US
Richard Bunker26LL5' 11.0"165Apr 5, 1935Norwood, MA, US
Jimmie Coker25RR5' 11.0"195Mar 28, 1936Holly Hill, SC, US
Tony Curry23LL5' 11.0"185Dec 22, 1937Nassau, BS
Jacke Davis25RR5' 11.0"160Mar 5, 1936Carthage, TX, US
Solly Drake30SR6' 0.0"170Oct 23, 1930Little Rock, AR, US
Jim Frey30LL5' 9.0"170May 26, 1931Cleveland, OH, US
Ruben Gomez33RR6' 0.0"170Jul 13, 1927Arroyo, PR
Harry Hanebrink33LR6' 0.0"165Nov 12, 1927St. Louis, MO, US
Mickey Harrington26RR6' 4.0"205Oct 8, 1934Hattiesburg, MS, US
Ed Keegan21RR6' 3.0"165Jul 8, 1939Camden, NJ, US
Joe Lonnett34RR5' 10.0"180Feb 7, 1927Beaver Falls, PA, US
Hank Mason30RR6' 0.0"185Jun 19, 1931Marshall, MO, US
Don Mincher23LR6' 3.0"205Jun 24, 1938Huntsville, AL, US
Bobby Morgan35RR5' 9.0"175Jun 29, 1926Oklahoma City, OK, US
Cal Neeman32RR6' 1.0"192Feb 18, 1929Valmeyer, IL, US
Taylor Phillips28LL5' 11.0"185Jun 18, 1933Atlanta, GA, US
Stan Pitula30RR5' 10.0"170Mar 23, 1931Hackensack, NJ, US
Vic Rehm25SL6' 4.0"200Feb 16, 1936Carlyle, IL, US
Dick Ricketts27LR6' 7.0"215Dec 4, 1933Pottstown, PA, US
Humberto Robinson31RR6' 1.0"155Jun 25, 1930Colon, Colon, PA
Bob Sadowski24LR6' 0.0"175Jan 15, 1937St. Louis, MO, US
Ted Savage24RR6' 1.0"185Feb 21, 1937Venice, IL, US
Wally Seward29LL6' 2.0"1701932
Wally Shannon28LR6' 0.0"178Jan 23, 1933Cleveland, OH, US
Dwight Siebler23RR6' 2.0"184Aug 5, 1937Columbus, NE, US
Bill Smith27LL6' 0.0"190Jun 8, 1934Washington, DC, US
Max Surkont39RR6' 1.0"195Jun 16, 1922Central Falls, RI, US
Bill Taylor31LL6' 3.0"212Dec 30, 1929Alhambra, CA, US
Felix Torres29RR5' 11.0"165May 1, 1932Ponce, PR
Bobby Wine22RR6' 1.0"187Sep 17, 1938New York, NY, US

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