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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
Rk 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 Bob Allen* 21 28 40 36 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 13 .111 .179 .111 .291 4 0 1 0 0
2 Dale Bennetch* 23 102 416 370 44 105 15 8 12 59 2 38 72 .284 .355 .465 .820 172 4 2 2 3
3 Walt Bond* 21 128 503 459 74 127 17 13 16 82 14 32 62 .277 .325 .475 .800 218 3 5 4 5
4 Jim Coppock 27 15 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0
5 Mike de la Hoz 20 117 482 421 75 124 18 6 15 60 10 41 44 .295 .356 .473 .829 199 3 10 7 1
6 Walter Dobrzykowski 19 6 11 1 .091
7 William Fazekas 22 5 10 2 .200
8 Fred Frickie* 23 89 339 302 31 75 14 3 2 27 2 28 33 .248 .313 .334 .647 101 2 3 4 4 Stats for 2 teams
9 Julius Grant* 22 43 59 52 7 11 0 1 0 7 2 5 26 .212 .281 .250 .531 13 0 2 0 1
10 Julio Guerra# 22 34 85 77 7 12 2 0 0 8 0 3 17 .156 .207 .182 .389 14 2 3 0 0
11 Steve Hamilton* 24 31 73 69 3 10 1 0 0 6 1 2 8 .145 .167 .159 .326 11 0 1 1 0
12 Louis Holdener 21 124 471 434 57 126 20 4 11 50 2 25 74 .290 .334 .431 .765 187 5 4 3 5
13 Paul Jones 29 104 384 329 47 83 14 3 9 36 14 46 45 .252 .348 .395 .743 130 3 5 1 0
14 Larry Kendig 26 16 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0 1 0 0
15 Raymond Konkoleski 25 20 40 36 3 6 2 0 1 3 0 2 16 .167 .211 .306 .516 11 0 2 0 0
16 Ken Kraynak* 23 80 316 297 45 101 20 4 16 70 2 17 43 .340 .377 .596 .973 177 1 0 1 3
17 Victor Lapiner 25 13 16 15 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 6 .200 .250 .267 .517 4 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
18 Gerald Lis 22 16 24 22 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .091 .130 .091 .221 2 0 1 0 0
19 David Mann# 26 134 593 522 99 166 15 17 8 52 65 61 69 .318 .393 .458 .851 239 4 5 1 2
20 Harry Messick* 23 90 287 252 33 52 11 1 7 34 6 27 56 .206 .278 .341 .619 86 0 3 5 5
21 Joe Morlan 22 40 75 65 3 9 2 0 1 2 0 7 14 .138 .233 .215 .448 14 1 2 0 0
22 Robert Pedigree 28 110 470 426 63 125 18 4 1 52 7 34 36 .293 .342 .362 .703 154 1 2 7 1
23 Douglas Swartz 24 104 331 276 42 71 7 4 5 23 9 50 42 .257 .374 .366 .740 101 2 2 1 3
24 Ron Taylor 21 27 70 60 6 8 0 0 0 5 0 6 28 .133 .224 .133 .357 8 1 3 0 0
25 Stanley Turner* 25 38 142 120 15 25 3 2 1 11 4 17 20 .208 .312 .292 .603 35 1 4 0 0
26 Dave Tyriver 21 4 3 0 .000
27 Mike White 20 9 25 5 .200
28 William Williamson* 24 14 27 25 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .080 .115 .080 .195 2 0 1 0 0
28 Players 23.6 140 5209 4625 655 1230 174 70 106 588 141 456 743 .266 .334 .403 .736 1862 32 60 36
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 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 7 9 .438 4.43 28 15 5 0 124.0 127 72 61 9 59 3 74 5 0 13 1.500 9.2 0.7 4.3 5.4 1.25
2 Jim Coppock 27 2 0 1.000 15
3 William Fazekas 22 2 2 .500 5
4 Julius Grant* 22 12 11 .522 3.73 35 18 6 3 164.0 159 78 68 12 88 10 132 8 0 10 1.506 8.7 0.7 4.8 7.2 1.50
5 Julio Guerra 22 14 12 .538 3.27 33 28 14 1 220.0 216 113 80 18 70 2 170 7 0 7 1.300 8.8 0.7 2.9 7.0 2.43
6 Steve Hamilton* 24 13 10 .565 3.77 30 26 12 4 191.0 203 97 80 16 60 0 128 6 0 8 1.377 9.6 0.8 2.8 6.0 2.13
7 Larry Kendig 26 2 2 .500 3.41 16 0 0 0 37.0 30 16 14 0 15 1 25 1 0 0 1.216 7.3 0.0 3.6 6.1 1.67
8 Raymond Konkoleski 25 6 7 .462 3.53 20 11 6 0 107.0 103 50 42 14 54 5 60 6 0 6 1.467 8.7 1.2 4.5 5.0 1.11
9 Victor Lapiner 25 0 5 .000 5.93 13 6 1 0 41.0 54 32 27 3 28 1 26 0 0 3 2.000 11.9 0.7 6.1 5.7 0.93 Stats for 2 teams
10 Gerald Lis 22 4 6 .400 4.92 16 8 1 0 64.0 67 37 35 5 39 2 56 4 0 4 1.656 9.4 0.7 5.5 7.9 1.44
11 Douglas Swartz? 24 0 0 5.68 15 0 0 0 38.0 50 27 24 4 11 3 32 1 0 0 1.605 11.8 0.9 2.6 7.6 2.91
12 Ron Taylor 21 9 9 .500 4.12 27 24 12 1 177.0 198 93 81 16 31 2 115 7 0 1 1.294 10.1 0.8 1.6 5.8 3.71
13 Dave Tyriver 21 0 0 4
13 Players 22.8 71 69 .507 140 140 654

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Louis Holdener 121 769 58 9 9 .989 6.83 19
Joe Morlan 29 118 6 4 4 .969 4.28 4

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Frickie 79 598 64 14 56 .979 8.38 Stats for 2 teams
Harry Messick 67 491 39 10 48 .981 7.91
Walt Bond 16 139 14 4 13 .975 9.56

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Pedigree 110 258 275 15 68 .973 4.85
Paul Jones 31 73 85 7 23 .958 5.10

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Douglas Swartz 71 61 141 18 13 .918 2.85
Stanley Turner 35 36 59 13 7 .880 2.71
Paul Jones 34 28 66 8 5 .922 2.76

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike de la Hoz 110 186 298 25 58 .951 4.40
Paul Jones 26 38 76 7 9 .942 4.38

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Mann 131 341 12 12 1 .967 2.69
Walt Bond 106 207 13 8 0 .965 2.08
Dale Bennetch 102 160 10 5 1 .971 1.67
Ken Kraynak 78 113 8 4 0 .968 1.55
Fred Frickie 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20 Stats for 2 teams

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julius Grant 35 10 37 3 3 .940 1.34
Julio Guerra 33 14 26 7 0 .851 1.21
Steve Hamilton 30 9 39 3 2 .941 1.60
Bob Allen 28 2 17 3 1 .864 0.68
Ron Taylor 27 9 18 0 2 1.000 1.00
Raymond Konkoleski 20 8 14 3 5 .880 1.10
Larry Kendig 16 1 4 1 0 .833 0.31
Gerald Lis 16 7 7 0 1 1.000 0.88
Jim Coppock 15 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.13
Douglas Swartz 15 3 5 1 3 .889 0.53
Victor Lapiner 13 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.69 Stats for 2 teams
William Fazekas 5 0.00
Dave Tyriver 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Allen 21 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 23, 1937 Tatum, TX, US
Dale Bennetch 23 L R 6' 4.0" 200 1936
Walt Bond 21 L R 6' 7.0" 228 Oct 19, 1937 Denmark, TN, US
Jim Coppock 27 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 26, 1932 Dayton, OH, US
Mike de la Hoz 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 2, 1938 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Walter Dobrzykowski 19 R R 6' 0.0" 150 1940
William Fazekas 22 R R 6' 1.0" 205 1937
Fred Frickie 23 L L 6' 1.0" 190 1936
Julius Grant 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 27, 1937
Julio Guerra 22 S R 6' 3.0" 195 1937
Steve Hamilton 24 L L 6' 6.0" 190 Nov 30, 1934 Columbia, KY, US
Louis Holdener 21 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jan 12, 1938
Paul Jones 29 R 5' 10.0" 170 1930
Larry Kendig 26 R R 6' 3.0" 187 1933
Raymond Konkoleski 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1934
Ken Kraynak 23 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 8, 1935 Plymouth, PA, US
Victor Lapiner 25 R R 6' 0.0" 203 1934
Gerald Lis 22 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1937
David Mann 26 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 16, 1933 Dalton, GA, US
Harry Messick 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1936
Joe Morlan 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Oct 9, 1936 Columbus, OH, US
Robert Pedigree 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1931
Douglas Swartz 24 R 5' 9.0" 175 1935
Ron Taylor 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 13, 1937 Toronto, ON, CA
Stanley Turner 25 L 6' 0.0" 185 1934
Dave Tyriver 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 31, 1937 Oshkosh, WI, US
Mike White 20 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 18, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
William Williamson 24 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1935

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