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1959 Phoenix Giants

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 64-90
Scored 782 runs, Allowed 855 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-83

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: John Davis
Represented: Phoenix, AZ
Ballpark: Phoenix Municipal Stadium (Phoenix, AZ)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958

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 Curt Barclay 27 40 94 81 6 11 2 0 0 3 1 0 9 21 .136 .228 .160 .389 13 1 2 1
2 Charlie Barnes 24 19 53 51 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 15 .098 .132 .098 .230 5 0 0 0
3 Joe Blasko 23 14 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Tom Bowers 25 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Jim Brideweser 32 135 513 458 64 115 19 4 3 31 3 3 39 46 .251 .318 .330 .648 151 7 7 2
6 Don Choate 20 31 37 35 7 8 4 0 0 3 0 0 2 16 .229 .270 .343 .613 12 0 0 0
7 Eddie Fisher 22 17 54 46 2 9 1 0 0 5 0 1 3 15 .196 .240 .217 .457 10 0 4 1
8 John Fitzgerald* 25 6 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Marion Fricano 35 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Owen Friend 32 116 384 350 41 83 12 2 16 50 0 1 29 90 .237 .297 .420 .717 147 2 0 3
11 Sid Harvey 23 22 53 50 3 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .240 .255 .260 .515 13 0 2 0
12 Donald Hyman 24 45 52 42 4 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 14 .167 .239 .238 .477 10 0 6 0
13 Bill Lindner* 18 9 4 1 .250
14 Roger McCardell 26 62 223 204 13 53 6 0 7 21 0 1 15 31 .260 .314 .392 .706 80 2 0 2
15 Willie McCovey* 21 95 405 349 84 130 26 11 29 92 0 3 51 48 .372 .459 .759 1.219 265 5 0 0
16 Glenn McMinn 26 52 18 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 James Miller* 25 6 18 4 .222
18 Manny Mota 21 21 47 44 9 11 2 1 1 7 0 0 3 2 .250 .298 .409 .707 18 0 0 0
19 Billy Muffett 28 13 21 17 2 5 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 4 .294 .368 .529 .898 9 0 2 0
20 Julio Navarro 23 39 23 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .048 .130 .048 .178 1 1 0 0
21 John Orsino 21 23 72 71 7 20 6 0 3 15 0 0 1 8 .282 .292 .493 .785 35 0 0 0
22 Jose Pagan 24 105 478 445 79 139 29 3 19 55 7 4 22 37 .312 .350 .519 .869 231 5 4 2
23 Bobby Prescott 28 115 453 392 71 120 22 4 21 79 0 2 50 54 .306 .390 .543 .934 213 6 2 3
24 Marshall Renfroe* 23 34 66 61 5 9 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 14 .148 .172 .164 .336 10 0 2 1
25 Dusty Rhodes* 32 23 86 80 16 26 6 0 5 14 0 0 6 7 .325 .372 .588 .960 47 0 0 0
26 Andre Rodgers 24 41 164 146 12 38 3 2 4 16 0 0 17 35 .260 .337 .390 .728 57 0 1 0
27 Joe Shipley 24 28 14 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .071 .071 .071 .143 1 0 0 0
28 Marcelino Solis* 28 53 75 68 6 14 1 0 0 5 0 0 6 12 .206 .280 .221 .501 15 1 0 0
29 Bob Speake* 28 101 420 386 53 106 12 1 20 64 4 4 30 50 .275 .326 .466 .793 180 1 0 3
30 Albert Stieglitz* 25 68 228 215 27 60 18 2 7 38 0 2 12 33 .279 .320 .479 .799 103 1 0 0
31 Don Strichek 25 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Sal Taormina* 37 117 398 319 66 92 20 5 11 43 0 3 65 38 .288 .423 .486 .909 155 10 3 1
33 Benny Valenzuela 26 128 540 482 88 132 30 3 20 66 0 1 51 37 .274 .342 .473 .815 228 1 2 4
34 Jay Van Noy* 30 82 254 227 28 55 18 3 6 23 1 3 23 46 .242 .315 .427 .742 97 2 0 2
35 Bud Watkins 28 37 77 72 4 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 20 .153 .197 .153 .350 11 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
36 Bill Wilson 30 146 594 540 74 144 30 4 23 82 2 2 47 112 .267 .329 .465 .794 251 4 1 2
37 Roy Wright 25 16 13 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 0
38 Dom Zanni 27 3 4 1 .250
38 Players 27.6 154 5921 5306 782 1421 274 47 196 729 19 30 498 848 .268 .335 .448 .783 2377 127 49 40 28
* - 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 Curt Barclay 27 8 16 .333 5.51 33 31 10 2 196.0 253 143 120 30 62 71 9 1 6 1.607 11.6 1.4 2.8 3.3 1.15
2 Joe Blasko 23 1 1 .500 14
3 Tom Bowers 25 0 1 .000 3
4 Don Choate 20 4 7 .364 4.59 22 17 3 0 102.0 103 57 52 12 48 60 3 0 3 1.480 9.1 1.1 4.2 5.3 1.25
5 Eddie Fisher 22 10 4 .714 2.97 16 14 7 2 118.0 96 44 39 11 31 56 2 1 4 1.076 7.3 0.8 2.4 4.3 1.81
6 John Fitzgerald* 25 0 2 .000 6
7 Marion Fricano 35 0 1 .000 4
8 Donald Hyman 24 5 11 .313 4.60 41 15 1 0 133.0 125 83 68 24 68 94 2 1 8 1.451 8.5 1.6 4.6 6.4 1.38
9 Bill Lindner 18 0 1 .000 9
10 Glenn McMinn 26 6 4 .600 3.78 51 1 0 0 88.0 92 49 37 9 34 43 1 0 4 1.432 9.4 0.9 3.5 4.4 1.26 Stats for 2 teams
11 Billy Muffett 28 3 2 .600 5.50 12 6 2 0 54.0 79 45 33 9 17 21 0 0 0 1.778 13.2 1.5 2.8 3.5 1.24
12 Julio Navarro 23 4 2 .667 4.38 39 1 0 0 72.0 88 43 35 7 34 40 6 0 3 1.694 11.0 0.9 4.2 5.0 1.18
13 Marshall Renfroe* 23 8 8 .500 3.54 29 21 9 0 168.0 174 81 66 8 59 97 4 0 3 1.387 9.3 0.4 3.2 5.2 1.64
14 Joe Shipley 24 4 6 .400 6.59 28 2 0 0 56.0 61 44 41 2 51 34 11 1 9 2.000 9.8 0.3 8.2 5.5 0.67
15 Marcelino Solis* 28 7 11 .389 4.45 48 16 3 0 164.0 184 111 81 15 62 77 9 0 6 1.500 10.1 0.8 3.4 4.2 1.24
16 Bud Watkins 28 11 14 .440 4.05 37 25 14 1 200.0 192 101 90 18 83 76 5 0 4 1.375 8.6 0.8 3.7 3.4 0.92 Stats for 2 teams
17 Roy Wright 25 1 4 .200 7.34 15 4 0 0 38.0 47 32 31 9 16 14 2 0 2 1.658 11.1 2.1 3.8 3.3 0.88
18 Dom Zanni 27 1 2 .333 3.00 3 12.0 15 5 4 8 13 1.917 11.2 6.0 9.8 1.63
18 Players 25.0 64 90 .416 154 154 855
* - 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
Albert Stieglitz 63 238 37 7 2 .975 4.37 9
Roger McCardell 59 284 30 6 2 .981 5.32 8
John Orsino 22 82 8 1 1 .989 4.09 10
Sid Harvey 17 55 7 4 1 .939 3.65 2
Charlie Barnes 15 63 4 1 2 .985 4.47 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willie McCovey 93 896 43 16 80 .983 10.10
Bob Speake 43 430 40 5 46 .989 10.93
Sal Taormina 18 110 13 4 8 .969 6.83

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Brideweser 110 252 333 19 73 .969 5.32
Owen Friend 56 135 141 11 43 .962 4.93

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benny Valenzuela 119 108 273 16 29 .960 3.20
Owen Friend 21 17 43 4 6 .938 2.86
Jay Van Noy 20 14 37 4 4 .927 2.55

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Pagan 104 191 334 40 57 .929 5.05
Andre Rodgers 36 73 140 8 29 .964 5.92
Jim Brideweser 23 27 66 7 12 .930 4.04

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Wilson 142 353 7 5 1 .986 2.54
Bobby Prescott 105 151 8 2 0 .988 1.51
Sal Taormina 81 115 1 5 0 .959 1.43
Bob Speake 55 103 3 3 0 .972 1.93
Jay Van Noy 47 68 7 5 2 .938 1.60
Owen Friend 24 24 5 2 0 .935 1.21
Dusty Rhodes 18 34 1 0 0 1.000 1.94
Manny Mota 17 22 0 2 0 .917 1.29

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn McMinn 51 3 16 1 2 .950 0.37 Stats for 2 teams
Marcelino Solis 48 6 40 2 3 .958 0.96
Donald Hyman 41 3 17 2 0 .909 0.49
Julio Navarro 39 3 10 0 1 1.000 0.33
Bud Watkins 37 21 33 1 3 .982 1.46 Stats for 2 teams
Curt Barclay 33 13 49 1 1 .984 1.88
Marshall Renfroe 29 3 18 1 1 .955 0.72
Joe Shipley 28 3 8 2 0 .846 0.39
Don Choate 22 5 26 2 0 .939 1.41
Eddie Fisher 16 5 12 1 0 .944 1.06
Roy Wright 15 2 7 0 2 1.000 0.60
Joe Blasko 14 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.57
Billy Muffett 12 3 6 1 1 .900 0.75
Bill Lindner 9 0.00
John Fitzgerald 6 0.00
Marion Fricano 4 0.00
Tom Bowers 3 0.00
Dom Zanni 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Curt Barclay 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 22, 1931 Chicago, IL, US
Charlie Barnes 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 6, 1934 San Francisco, CA, US
Joe Blasko 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 28, 1935 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Tom Bowers 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 4, 1934
Jim Brideweser 32 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Feb 13, 1927 Lancaster, OH, US
Don Choate 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 2, 1938 Potosi, MO, US
Eddie Fisher 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 16, 1936 Shreveport, LA, US
John Fitzgerald 25 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 15, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Marion Fricano 35 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 15, 1923 Brant, NY, US
Owen Friend 32 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 21, 1927 Granite City, IL, US
Sid Harvey 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 5, 1935 Oakland, CA, US
Donald Hyman 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 26, 1935
Bill Lindner 18 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Mar 20, 1941
Roger McCardell 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 29, 1932 Gorsuch Mills, MD, US
Willie McCovey 21 L L 6' 4.0" 198 Jan 10, 1938 Mobile, AL, US
Glenn McMinn 26 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Mar 11, 1933 Chillicothe, TX, US
James Miller 25 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
Manny Mota 21 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 18, 1938 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Billy Muffett 28 R R 6' 1.0" 198 Sep 21, 1930 Hammond, IN, US
Julio Navarro 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 9, 1936 Vieques, PR
John Orsino 21 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 22, 1938 Teaneck, NJ, US
Jose Pagan 24 R R 5' 9.0" 160 May 5, 1935 Barceloneta, PR
Bobby Prescott 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 27, 1931 Colon, Colon, PA
Marshall Renfroe 23 L L 6' 0.0" 180 May 25, 1936 Century, FL, US
Dusty Rhodes 32 L R 6' 0.0" 178 May 13, 1927 Mathews, AL, US
Andre Rodgers 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 2, 1934 Nassau, BS
Joe Shipley 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 May 9, 1935 Morristown, TN, US
Marcelino Solis 28 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 19, 1930 Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, MX
Bob Speake 28 L L 6' 1.0" 178 Aug 22, 1930 Springfield, MO, US
Albert Stieglitz 25 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 13, 1933 Columbia, SC, US
Don Strichek 25 R R 6' 1.0" 194 Feb 16, 1934 Youngstown, OH, US
Sal Taormina 37 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 8, 1922 San Jose, CA, US
Benny Valenzuela 26 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 2, 1933 Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX
Jay Van Noy 30 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 4, 1928 Garland, UT, US
Bud Watkins 28 R R 6' 3.0" 198 Jan 23, 1931 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Wilson 30 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 6, 1928 Central City, NE, US
Roy Wright 25 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 26, 1933 Buchtel, OH, US
Dom Zanni 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 1, 1932 Bronx, NY, US

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