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1959 Mobile Bears

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Southern Association
Overall: 89-63
Scored 699 runs, Allowed 524 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 96-56

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Mel McGaha
Represented: Mobile, AL
Ballpark: Hartwell Field (Mobile, AL)
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 Herb Adams* 31 18 56 53 5 10 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 .189 .232 .208 .440 11 0 0 0 0
2 Bob Allen* 21 6 6 0 .000
3 Frank Biskup 26 81 229 200 17 42 6 0 0 19 2 29 20 .210 .310 .240 .550 48 0 0 0 3
4 Gordy Coleman* 24 137 572 507 93 179 30 4 30 110 0 56 39 .353 .416 .606 1.021 307 2 2 5 22
5 Bill Dailey 24 31 59 50 2 5 1 0 1 4 0 6 26 .100 .207 .180 .387 9 1 1 1 0
6 Billy Darden 33 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0
7 Edward Drapcho* 23 60 26 21 3 6 0 0 0 3 0 3 6 .286 .375 .286 .661 6 0 2 0 0
8 Andrew Frazier 30 84 269 248 21 61 14 1 0 26 2 12 20 .246 .288 .310 .599 77 4 2 3 0
9 Fred Frickie* 23 36 138 115 20 29 2 1 3 12 2 18 17 .252 .358 .365 .723 42 2 1 2 1
10 Lavern Grace* 26 101 353 317 50 90 13 1 6 50 2 31 18 .284 .348 .388 .736 123 1 2 2 2
11 James Hardison* 24 20 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
12 Wynn Hawkins 23 49 87 78 10 14 1 1 0 4 1 5 29 .179 .235 .218 .453 17 1 2 1 0
13 Bob Jenkins 27 116 454 387 56 110 16 2 11 67 0 54 52 .284 .378 .421 .800 163 7 2 4 3
14 Charles Kolakowski 26 35 61 53 8 11 4 0 1 5 0 6 12 .208 .288 .340 .628 18 0 2 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
15 Raymond Konkoleski 25 13 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0
16 Jack Kubiszyn 22 135 510 443 51 114 13 2 3 58 7 53 48 .257 .341 .316 .657 140 6 3 5 4
17 Kenny Kuhn* 22 147 657 550 92 168 21 1 1 31 3 80 43 .305 .397 .353 .750 194 5 20 2 4
18 Gene Lary 25 26 40 34 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 13 .000 .053 .000 .053 0 0 2 2 0
19 Gene Leek 22 56 221 205 33 59 15 0 6 41 1 11 30 .288 .327 .449 .776 92 2 1 2 0
20 Carl Mathias# 23 38 89 75 3 13 0 0 0 7 0 11 12 .173 .279 .173 .452 13 0 3 0 0
21 John McLane 20 79 306 282 34 79 14 3 1 31 1 23 59 .280 .333 .362 .695 102 0 0 1 0
22 Sammy Meeks 36 113 380 332 37 98 20 0 6 42 1 42 58 .295 .375 .410 .785 136 1 4 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
23 Herb Olson* 28 103 347 305 31 74 10 0 9 45 0 39 54 .243 .331 .364 .695 111 2 0 1 5
24 Paul Robinson 26 32 64 55 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 6 24 .055 .148 .055 .202 3 0 3 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
25 Don Saner* 25 142 585 484 80 156 20 5 14 79 2 94 55 .322 .435 .471 .906 228 3 3 1 5 Stats for 2 teams
26 Donald Schaeffer 21 22 43 39 3 13 0 0 0 2 0 2 8 .333 .357 .333 .690 13 0 1 1 0
27 Wally Seward* 27 43 67 61 2 8 0 0 0 3 0 3 20 .131 .169 .131 .300 8 0 2 1 0
28 Dave Tyriver 21 10 19 14 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 5 3 .143 .368 .214 .583 3 0 0 0 0
29 John Waters 27 149 674 605 103 182 21 3 13 48 20 54 53 .301 .364 .410 .774 248 8 3 4 5
30 Neb Wilson 36 46 171 149 19 38 7 0 5 18 0 18 18 .255 .345 .403 .748 60 3 0 1 1
31 Dick Young* 31 52 182 172 23 59 9 3 0 18 0 8 9 .343 .372 .430 .802 74 0 2 0 5
31 Players 25.9 154 5841 5133 699 1403 206 22 92 623 40 574 635 .273 .349 .376 .725 1929 129 44 51 39 56
* - 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 Bob Allen* 21 2 1 .667 6
2 Bill Dailey 24 11 5 .688 2.41 31 20 9 3 164.0 148 50 44 9 49 5 111 1 0 2 1.201 8.1 0.5 2.7 6.1 2.27
3 Billy Darden 33 0 3 .000 13
4 Edward Drapcho* 23 11 6 .647 2.23 59 5 2 1 113.0 81 35 28 3 63 6 97 0 0 11 1.274 6.5 0.2 5.0 7.7 1.54
5 James Hardison 24 2 3 .400 6.08 20 3 0 0 37.0 44 28 25 1 25 2 24 0 0 1 1.865 10.7 0.2 6.1 5.8 0.96
6 Wynn Hawkins 23 14 9 .609 2.55 41 26 12 0 226.0 185 76 64 12 99 6 149 7 1 8 1.257 7.4 0.5 3.9 5.9 1.51
7 Charles Kolakowski 26 8 15 .348 4.61 33 25 8 0 162.0 168 108 83 9 109 8 116 6 0 8 1.710 9.3 0.5 6.1 6.4 1.06 Stats for 2 teams
8 Raymond Konkoleski 25 1 4 .200 13
9 Gene Lary 25 8 4 .667 2.84 24 12 3 0 92.0 74 34 29 9 43 3 49 2 0 1 1.272 7.2 0.9 4.2 4.8 1.14
10 Carl Mathias* 23 17 9 .654 2.90 38 28 11 5 205.0 182 79 66 12 73 2 183 4 2 10 1.244 8.0 0.5 3.2 8.0 2.51
11 Paul Robinson 26 11 10 .524 3.39 32 23 11 2 162.0 166 68 61 8 89 4 112 7 0 3 1.574 9.2 0.4 4.9 6.2 1.26 Stats for 2 teams
12 Donald Schaeffer 21 5 5 .500 3.00 19 15 5 1 99.0 93 50 33 6 56 4 42 3 0 2 1.505 8.5 0.5 5.1 3.8 0.75
13 Wally Seward* 27 9 4 .692 2.88 39 22 8 3 178.0 172 62 57 12 69 4 93 3 1 3 1.354 8.7 0.6 3.5 4.7 1.35
14 Dave Tyriver 21 5 2 .714 3.06 10 6 1 0 50.0 38 18 17 3 28 1 38 3 0 6 1.320 6.8 0.5 5.0 6.8 1.36
14 Players 24.4 89 63 .586 3.00 154 154 100 54 15 1317.2 1173 524 439 77 618 41 889 29 4 46 1.359 8.0 0.5 4.2 6.1 1.44
* - 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
Herb Olson 91 542 41 4 11 .993 6.41 5
Frank Biskup 69 332 38 5 4 .987 5.36 2
Lavern Grace 17 84 8 2 2 .979 5.41 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gordy Coleman 136 1061 106 13 110 .989 8.58
Don Saner 30 203 28 6 27 .975 7.70 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenny Kuhn 146 302 395 21 99 .971 4.77

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sammy Meeks 77 68 107 7 11 .962 2.27 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Kubiszyn 64 60 109 9 18 .949 2.64
Dick Young 37 40 62 11 8 .903 2.76
Gene Leek 36 35 66 8 9 .927 2.81

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Kubiszyn 74 137 176 17 40 .948 4.23
Andrew Frazier 70 133 160 25 35 .921 4.19
Gene Leek 24 33 46 3 14 .963 3.29

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Waters 148 357 17 11 4 .971 2.53
Don Saner 141 196 2 12 0 .943 1.40 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Jenkins 104 172 12 8 2 .958 1.77
John McLane 76 122 10 1 2 .992 1.74
Lavern Grace 73 124 4 4 1 .970 1.75
Neb Wilson 38 37 2 1 0 .975 1.03
Fred Frickie 26 39 2 4 0 .911 1.58
Sammy Meeks 14 21 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 Stats for 2 teams
Herb Adams 11 18 0 1 0 .947 1.64

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Drapcho 59 10 17 2 3 .931 0.46
Wynn Hawkins 41 22 48 3 3 .959 1.71
Wally Seward 39 14 23 1 8 .974 0.95
Carl Mathias 38 8 23 0 0 1.000 0.82
Charles Kolakowski 33 25 28 3 2 .946 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
Paul Robinson 32 13 23 1 5 .973 1.13 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Dailey 31 15 39 4 3 .931 1.74
Gene Lary 24 11 6 0 0 1.000 0.71
James Hardison 20 0 3 1 0 .750 0.15
Donald Schaeffer 19 7 15 0 2 1.000 1.16
Billy Darden 13 0 2 1 0 .667 0.15
Raymond Konkoleski 13 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.38
Dave Tyriver 10 2 3 1 0 .833 0.50
Bob Allen 6 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Herb Adams 31 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 14, 1928 Hollywood, CA, US
Bob Allen 21 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 23, 1937 Tatum, TX, US
Frank Biskup 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Gordy Coleman 24 L R 6' 3.0" 208 Jul 5, 1934 Rockville, MD, US
Bill Dailey 24 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Mar 13, 1935 Arlington, VA, US
Billy Darden 33 R R 6' 4.0" 190 1926
Edward Drapcho 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 13, 1935 Clarence, PA, US
Andrew Frazier 30 R 6' 2.0" 170 Jun 27, 1929
Fred Frickie 23 L L 6' 1.0" 190 1936
Lavern Grace 26 L R 5' 11.0" 174 Sep 12, 1932 Gorham, IL, US
James Hardison 24 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 20, 1934 Plymouth, NC, US
Wynn Hawkins 23 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 20, 1936 East Palestine, OH, US
Bob Jenkins 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 15, 1931 Hagerstown, MD, US
Charles Kolakowski 26 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Dec 22, 1932 Sayreville, NJ, US
Raymond Konkoleski 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1934
Jack Kubiszyn 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 19, 1936 Buffalo, NY, US
Kenny Kuhn 22 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Mar 20, 1937 Louisville, KY, US
Gene Lary 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 5, 1934 Northport, AL, US
Gene Leek 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 15, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Carl Mathias 23 S L 5' 11.0" 195 Jun 13, 1936 Bechtelsville, PA, US
John McLane 20 R R 6' 3.0" 203 Jul 13, 1938 Long Beach, CA, US
Sammy Meeks 36 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 23, 1923 Anderson, SC, US
Herb Olson 28 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 20, 1930 Wenatchee, WA, US
Paul Robinson 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 12, 1933
Don Saner 25 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 27, 1933
Donald Schaeffer 21 R R 6' 2.0" 204 Dec 15, 1937
Wally Seward 27 L L 6' 2.0" 170 1932
Dave Tyriver 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 31, 1937 Oshkosh, WI, US
John Waters 27 R R 5' 11.0" 168 1932
Neb Wilson 36 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Oct 11, 1922 East Spencer, NC, US
Dick Young 31 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 3, 1928 Seattle, WA, US

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