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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
1Curt Barclay27409481611200310921.
2Charlie Barnes2419535115000300215.
3Joe Blasko2314550000000003.
4Tom Bowers25320000.000.0000
5Jim Brideweser3213551345864115194331333946.251.318.330.648151772
6Don Choate2031373578400300216.229.270.343.61312000
7Eddie Fisher2217544629100501315.
8John Fitzgerald*25620000.000.0000
9Marion Fricano35410000.000.0000
10Owen Friend3211638435041831221650012990.237.297.420.717147203
11Sid Harvey2322535031210010014.
12Donald Hyman2445524247110000414.
13Bill Lindner*18941.250
14Roger McCardell2662223204135360721011531.260.314.392.70680202
15Willie McCovey*21954053498413026112992035148.372.459.7591.219265500
16Glenn McMinn265218171200000015. for 2 teams
17James Miller*256184.222
18Manny Mota2121474491121170032.250.298.409.70718000
19Billy Muffett281321172510130024.294.368.529.8989020
20Julio Navarro233923210100000013.
21John Orsino21237271720603150018.282.292.493.78535000
22Jose Pagan24105478445791392931955742237.312.350.519.869231542
23Bobby Prescott28115453392711202242179025054.306.390.543.934213623
24Marshall Renfroe*2334666159100500214.
25Dusty Rhodes*322386801626605140067.325.372.588.96047000
26Andre Rodgers2441164146123832416001735.260.337.390.72857010
27Joe Shipley242814142100000009.
28Marcelino Solis*28537568614100500612.
29Bob Speake*28101420386531061212064443050.275.326.466.793180103
30Albert Stieglitz*25682282152760182738021233.279.320.479.799103100
31Don Strichek25430000.000.0000
32Sal Taormina*3711739831966922051143036538.288.423.486.9091551031
33Benny Valenzuela26128540482881323032066015137.274.342.473.815228124
34Jay Van Noy*30822542272855183623132346.242.315.427.74297202
35Bud Watkins28377772411000200420. for 2 teams
36Bill Wilson301465945407414430423822247112.267.329.465.794251412
37Roy Wright251613111000000006.
38Dom Zanni27341.250
38 Players27.6154592153067821421274471967291930498848.268.335.448.7832377127494028
* - 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
1Curt Barclay27816.3335.513331102196.02531431203062719161.60711.
2Joe Blasko2311.50014
3Tom Bowers2501.0003
4Don Choate2047.3644.59221730102.010357521248603031.4809.
5Eddie Fisher22104.7142.97161472118.09644391131562141.0767.
6John Fitzgerald*2502.0006
7Marion Fricano3501.0004
8Donald Hyman24511.3134.60411510133.012583682468942181.4518.
9Bill Lindner1801.0009
10Glenn McMinn2664.6003.785110088.0924937934431041.4329. for 2 teams
11Billy Muffett2832.6005.501262054.0794533917210001.77813.
12Julio Navarro2342.6674.383910072.0884335734406031.69411.
13Marshall Renfroe*2388.5003.54292190168.01748166859974031.3879.
14Joe Shipley2446.4006.592820056.06144412513411192.0009.
15Marcelino Solis*28711.3894.45481630164.0184111811562779061.50010.
16Bud Watkins281114.4404.053725141200.0192101901883765041.3758. for 2 teams
17Roy Wright2514.2007.341540038.0473231916142021.65811.
18Dom Zanni2712.3333.00312.015548131.91711.
18 Players25.06490.416154154855
* - 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


Albert Stieglitz632383772.9754.379
Roger McCardell592843062.9815.328
John Orsino2282811.9894.0910
Sid Harvey1755741.9393.652
Charlie Barnes1563412.9854.474


Willie McCovey93896431680.98310.10
Bob Speake4343040546.98910.93
Sal Taormina181101348.9696.83


Jim Brideweser1102523331973.9695.32
Owen Friend561351411143.9624.93


Benny Valenzuela1191082731629.9603.20
Owen Friend21174346.9382.86
Jay Van Noy20143744.9272.55


Jose Pagan1041913344057.9295.05
Andre Rodgers3673140829.9645.92
Jim Brideweser232766712.9304.04


Bill Wilson142353751.9862.54
Bobby Prescott105151820.9881.51
Sal Taormina81115150.9591.43
Bob Speake55103330.9721.93
Jay Van Noy4768752.9381.60
Owen Friend2424520.9351.21
Dusty Rhodes18341001.0001.94
Manny Mota1722020.9171.29


Glenn McMinn5131612.9500.37Stats for 2 teams
Marcelino Solis4864023.9580.96
Donald Hyman4131720.9090.49
Julio Navarro39310011.0000.33
Bud Watkins37213313.9821.46Stats for 2 teams
Curt Barclay33134911.9841.88
Marshall Renfroe2931811.9550.72
Joe Shipley283820.8460.39
Don Choate2252620.9391.41
Eddie Fisher1651210.9441.06
Roy Wright1527021.0000.60
Joe Blasko1426011.0000.57
Billy Muffett123611.9000.75
Bill Lindner90.00
John Fitzgerald60.00
Marion Fricano40.00
Tom Bowers30.00
Dom Zanni30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Curt Barclay27RR6' 3.0"210Aug 22, 1931Chicago, IL, US
Charlie Barnes24RR6' 3.0"200Aug 6, 1934San Francisco, CA, US
Joe Blasko23RR5' 11.0"185Aug 28, 1935Pittsburgh, PA, US
Tom Bowers25RR6' 0.0"180Apr 4, 1934
Jim Brideweser32RR6' 0.0"165Feb 13, 1927Lancaster, OH, US
Don Choate20RR6' 0.0"185Jul 2, 1938Potosi, MO, US
Eddie Fisher22RR6' 2.0"200Jul 16, 1936Shreveport, LA, US
John Fitzgerald25LL6' 3.0"190Sep 15, 1933Brooklyn, NY, US
Marion Fricano35RR6' 0.0"170Jul 15, 1923Brant, NY, US
Owen Friend32RR6' 1.0"180Mar 21, 1927Granite City, IL, US
Sid Harvey23RR6' 2.0"190Nov 5, 1935Oakland, CA, US
Donald Hyman24RR6' 1.0"195May 26, 1935
Bill Lindner18LR6' 2.0"200Mar 20, 1941
Roger McCardell26RR6' 0.0"200Aug 29, 1932Gorsuch Mills, MD, US
Willie McCovey21LL6' 4.0"198Jan 10, 1938Mobile, AL, US
Glenn McMinn26RR6' 1.0"165Mar 11, 1933Chillicothe, TX, US
James Miller25LR5' 11.0"1701934
Manny Mota21RR5' 10.0"160Feb 18, 1938Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Billy Muffett28RR6' 1.0"198Sep 21, 1930Hammond, IN, US
Julio Navarro23RR6' 0.0"175Jan 9, 1936Vieques, PR
John Orsino21RR6' 3.0"215Apr 22, 1938Teaneck, NJ, US
Jose Pagan24RR5' 9.0"160May 5, 1935Barceloneta, PR
Bobby Prescott28RR5' 11.0"180Mar 27, 1931Colon, Colon, PA
Marshall Renfroe23LL6' 0.0"180May 25, 1936Century, FL, US
Dusty Rhodes32LR6' 0.0"178May 13, 1927Mathews, AL, US
Andre Rodgers24RR6' 3.0"200Dec 2, 1934Nassau, BS
Joe Shipley24RR6' 4.0"210May 9, 1935Morristown, TN, US
Marcelino Solis28LL6' 1.0"185Jul 19, 1930Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, MX
Bob Speake28LL6' 1.0"178Aug 22, 1930Springfield, MO, US
Albert Stieglitz25LR6' 3.0"205Nov 13, 1933Columbia, SC, US
Don Strichek25RR6' 1.0"194Feb 16, 1934Youngstown, OH, US
Sal Taormina37LR5' 11.0"180Jun 8, 1922San Jose, CA, US
Benny Valenzuela26RR5' 10.0"175Jun 2, 1933Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX
Jay Van Noy30LR6' 1.0"200Nov 4, 1928Garland, UT, US
Bud Watkins28RR6' 3.0"198Jan 23, 1931Chicago, IL, US
Bill Wilson30RR6' 2.0"200Nov 6, 1928Central City, NE, US
Roy Wright25RR6' 2.0"170Sep 26, 1933Buchtel, OH, US
Dom Zanni27RR5' 11.0"180Mar 1, 1932Bronx, NY, US

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