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1959 Reading Indians

1959 > Class A > 1959 Eastern League
Overall: 71-69
Scored 655 runs, Allowed 654 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-70

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Al Hollingsworth
Represented: Reading, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bob Allen*212840364400010313.
2Dale Bennetch*2310241637044105158125923872.284.355.465.8201724223
3Walt Bond*211285034597412717131682143262.277.325.475.8002183545
4Jim Coppock271555010000005.
5Mike de la Hoz20117482421751241861560104144.295.356.473.82919931071
6Walter Dobrzykowski196111.091
7William Fazekas225102.200
8Fred Frickie*2389339302317514322722833.248.313.334.6471012344Stats for 2 teams
9Julius Grant*2243595271101072526.
10Julio Guerra#2234857771220080317.
11Steve Hamilton*243173693101006128.
12Louis Holdener2112447143457126204115022574.290.334.431.7651875435
13Paul Jones291043843294783143936144645.252.348.395.7431303510
14Larry Kendig261697020000013.286.375.286.66120100
15Raymond Konkoleski252040363620130216.167.211.306.516110200
16Ken Kraynak*238031629745101204167021743.340.377.596.9731771013
17Victor Lapiner25131615131003016. for 2 teams
18Gerald Lis22162422020000019.
19David Mann#26134593522991661517852656169.318.393.458.8512394512
20Harry Messick*2390287252335211173462756.206.278.341.619860355
21Joe Morlan224075653920120714.
22Robert Pedigree281104704266312518415273436.293.342.362.7031541271
23Douglas Swartz2410433127642717452395042.257.374.366.7401012213
24Ron Taylor212770606800050628.
25Stanley Turner*253814212015253211141720.208.312.292.603351400
26Dave Tyriver21430.000
27Mike White209255.200
28William Williamson*24142725220000019.
28 Players23.614052094625655123017470106588141456743.266.334.403.7361862326036
* - 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
1Bob Allen*2179.4384.43281550124.0127726195937450131.5009.
2Jim Coppock27201.00015
3William Fazekas2222.5005
4Julius Grant*221211.5223.73351863164.0159786812881013280101.5068.
5Julio Guerra221412.5383.273328141220.021611380187021707071.3008.
6Steve Hamilton*241310.5653.773026124191.02039780166001286081.3779.
7Larry Kendig2622.5003.411600037.03016140151251001.2167.
8Raymond Konkoleski2567.4623.53201160107.0103504214545606061.4678.
9Victor Lapiner2505.0005.931361041.05432273281260032.00011. for 2 teams
10Gerald Lis2246.4004.921681064.06737355392564041.6569.
11Douglas Swartz?24005.681500038.05027244113321001.60511.
12Ron Taylor2199.5004.122724121177.01989381163121157011.29410.
13Dave Tyriver21004
13 Players22.87169.507140140654
* - 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


Louis Holdener1217695899.9896.8319
Joe Morlan29118644.9694.284


Fred Frickie79598641456.9798.38Stats for 2 teams
Harry Messick67491391048.9817.91
Walt Bond1613914413.9759.56


Robert Pedigree1102582751568.9734.85
Paul Jones317385723.9585.10


Douglas Swartz71611411813.9182.85
Stanley Turner353659137.8802.71
Paul Jones34286685.9222.76


Mike de la Hoz1101862982558.9514.40
Paul Jones26387679.9424.38


David Mann13134112121.9672.69
Walt Bond1062071380.9652.08
Dale Bennetch1021601051.9711.67
Ken Kraynak78113840.9681.55
Fred Frickie560001.0001.20Stats for 2 teams


Julius Grant35103733.9401.34
Julio Guerra33142670.8511.21
Steve Hamilton3093932.9411.60
Bob Allen2821731.8640.68
Ron Taylor27918021.0001.00
Raymond Konkoleski2081435.8801.10
Larry Kendig161410.8330.31
Gerald Lis1677011.0000.88
Jim Coppock1520001.0000.13
Douglas Swartz153513.8890.53
Victor Lapiner1336001.0000.69Stats for 2 teams
William Fazekas50.00
Dave Tyriver40.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bob Allen21LL6' 2.0"175Oct 23, 1937Tatum, TX, US
Dale Bennetch23LR6' 4.0"2001936
Walt Bond21LR6' 7.0"228Oct 19, 1937Denmark, TN, US
Jim Coppock27RR5' 9.0"170Jan 26, 1932Dayton, OH, US
Mike de la Hoz20RR5' 11.0"175Oct 2, 1938La Habana, La Habana, CU
Walter Dobrzykowski19RR6' 0.0"1501940
William Fazekas22RR6' 1.0"2051937
Fred Frickie23LL6' 1.0"1901936
Julius Grant22LL5' 11.0"175Jun 27, 1937
Julio Guerra22SR6' 3.0"1951937
Steve Hamilton24LL6' 6.0"190Nov 30, 1934Columbia, KY, US
Louis Holdener21RR6' 2.0"205Jan 12, 1938
Paul Jones29R5' 10.0"1701930
Larry Kendig26RR6' 3.0"1871933
Raymond Konkoleski25RR5' 11.0"1851934
Ken Kraynak23LR6' 2.0"210Aug 8, 1935Plymouth, PA, US
Victor Lapiner25RR6' 0.0"2031934
Gerald Lis22RR6' 2.0"1701937
David Mann26SR5' 11.0"175Feb 16, 1933Dalton, GA, US
Harry Messick23LL6' 0.0"1851936
Joe Morlan22RR5' 10.0"180Oct 9, 1936Columbus, OH, US
Robert Pedigree28RR6' 1.0"1801931
Douglas Swartz24R5' 9.0"1751935
Ron Taylor21RR6' 1.0"195Dec 13, 1937Toronto, ON, CA
Stanley Turner25L6' 0.0"1851934
Dave Tyriver21RR6' 0.0"175Oct 31, 1937Oshkosh, WI, US
Mike White20RR5' 8.0"160Dec 18, 1938Detroit, MI, US
William Williamson24LL6' 0.0"1901935

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