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1959 Tampa Tarpons

1959 > Class D > 1959 Florida State League
Overall: 78-55
Scored 703 runs, Allowed 598 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-57

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Charlie Gassaway
Represented: Tampa, FL
Ballpark: n/a
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 Victor Baron 20 45 156 134 21 31 4 0 5 24 0 20 36 .231 .327 .373 .700 50 0 0 2 5
2 Charles Bennett* 20 19 51 46 5 6 2 0 0 4 0 4 11 .130 .196 .174 .370 8 0 0 1 0
3 Andre Bessette 20 27 59 54 12 9 3 0 0 2 0 3 11 .167 .224 .222 .446 12 1 1 0 0
4 John Boozer 20 32 82 72 7 12 2 0 1 5 0 3 18 .167 .200 .236 .436 17 0 7 0 0
5 Danny Casteen 20 88 265 227 46 65 8 3 6 35 8 35 56 .286 .383 .427 .810 97 1 1 1 1
6 Samuel Croge 22 33 42 33 4 7 0 0 1 4 0 3 8 .212 .297 .303 .600 10 1 5 0 0
7 Michael Franks 23 13 13 11 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 .182 .308 .182 .490 2 0 0 0 0
8 Norm Gigon 21 134 534 467 58 130 19 4 3 53 4 49 72 .278 .355 .355 .710 166 8 7 3 0
9 Alon Gore 20 6 17 4 .235
10 Clyde Hampton 20 15 50 47 3 9 5 0 0 8 1 2 10 .191 .224 .298 .522 14 0 1 0 0
11 James Hatfield* 21 100 385 343 34 89 12 1 2 46 5 32 23 .259 .318 .318 .635 109 1 1 8 2
12 Robert Hellmer* 18 18 23 15 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 .133 .409 .133 .542 2 1 1 0 0
13 Owen Johnson 21 25 93 85 11 25 3 1 4 17 1 3 22 .294 .326 .494 .820 42 2 1 2 0
14 Rudolph Lattimore 22 5 4 1 .250
15 Donald Lightner* 20 94 411 323 81 90 27 4 4 32 9 80 78 .279 .421 .424 .845 137 1 5 2 1
16 Bob Lipski* 20 117 464 359 78 92 15 3 13 72 6 94 50 .256 .413 .423 .836 152 5 1 5 4
17 Hector Lopez? 20 1 4 0 .000
18 Guy Miali 21 131 488 420 69 108 18 2 4 53 8 54 52 .257 .345 .338 .683 142 4 7 3 3
19 John Moskus* 25 134 555 437 76 133 19 1 18 110 1 99 67 .304 .431 .476 .907 208 7 0 12 17
20 Robert Murphy 20 62 245 203 31 50 9 0 2 29 1 38 35 .246 .370 .320 .691 65 2 2 0 3
21 Medardo Nava? -- 1 3 2 .667
22 Edgar Parsons 21 37 100 87 18 23 3 2 1 13 1 11 22 .264 .343 .379 .723 33 0 1 1 0
23 Gerald Reimer* 21 121 527 473 102 166 31 12 13 92 17 45 52 .351 .407 .550 .957 260 2 4 3 3
24 David Scott 23 14 38 32 2 2 0 1 0 3 0 3 13 .063 .143 .125 .268 4 0 3 0 0
25 Richard Smith 19 21 49 40 5 4 0 1 0 4 0 4 17 .100 .182 .150 .332 6 0 5 0 0
26 Donald Wilson 19 17 27 27 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 .148 .148 .148 .296 4 0 0 0 0
27 George Wilson 20 54 186 145 29 24 3 2 1 12 0 39 55 .166 .346 .234 .580 34 1 1 0 0
27 Players 21.0 134 4836 4108 703 1090 187 37 78 622 62 36 631 736 .265 .360 .386 .746 1585 54 43 39
* - 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 Andre Bessette* 20 8 10 .444 3.38 26 21 9 2 144.0 115 70 54 4 112 1 130 5 1 5 1.576 7.2 0.2 7.0 8.1 1.16
2 John Boozer 20 12 15 .444 3.33 32 27 16 2 208.0 193 106 77 8 76 1 180 14 0 4 1.293 8.4 0.3 3.3 7.8 2.37
3 Danny Casteen 20 14 3 .824 2.85 22 16 13 5 142.0 108 56 45 5 50 1 118 4 1 9 1.113 6.8 0.3 3.2 7.5 2.36
4 Samuel Croge 22 9 4 .692 4.46 33 9 3 0 107.0 121 62 53 11 38 1 55 4 0 5 1.486 10.2 0.9 3.2 4.6 1.45
5 Michael Franks 23 2 1 .667 4.22 11 1 0 0 32.0 37 17 15 4 15 1 20 0 0 4 1.625 10.4 1.1 4.2 5.6 1.33
6 Robert Hellmer* 18 4 4 .500 7.29 18 10 3 0 63.0 99 56 51 3 36 1 37 3 0 8 2.143 14.1 0.4 5.1 5.3 1.03
7 Pablo Higuerey? -- 1 0 1.000 2
8 Rudolph Lattimore 22 0 0 4
9 Guy Miali 21 0 0 1
10 John Moskus* 25 0 0 1
11 Edgar Parsons 21 8 6 .571 4.41 20 12 7 0 96.0 108 61 47 6 38 1 50 2 0 7 1.521 10.1 0.6 3.6 4.7 1.32
12 David Scott 23 8 3 .727 3.79 13 12 7 3 76.0 81 36 32 3 25 0 46 1 1 4 1.395 9.6 0.4 3.0 5.4 1.84
13 Richard Smith* 19 9 4 .692 2.90 21 16 8 1 121.0 95 55 39 5 65 2 95 7 0 14 1.322 7.1 0.4 4.8 7.1 1.46
14 Donald Wilson 19 3 5 .375 7.08 22 9 4 1 61.0 63 54 48 5 45 0 42 6 0 4 1.770 9.3 0.7 6.6 6.2 0.93
15 George Wilson? 20 0 0 1
15 Players 20.3 78 55 .586 4.00 134 134 64 70 14 1071.0 1050 598 476 59 511 8 782 48 3 68 4759 1.458 8.8 0.5 4.3 6.6 1.53
* - 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
Robert Murphy 60 380 35 10 3 .976 6.92 10
Victor Baron 45 255 29 12 1 .959 6.31 9
Charles Bennett 13 66 4 1 0 .986 5.38 3
Bob Lipski 10 67 10 2 1 .975 7.70 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Moskus 134 998 57 15 80 .986 7.87

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Norm Gigon 134 356 299 38 69 .945 4.89

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Hatfield 91 68 154 25 9 .899 2.44
George Wilson 48 44 77 9 6 .931 2.52

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Guy Miali 129 161 360 38 55 .932 4.04

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gerald Reimer 121 224 12 12 4 .952 1.95
Bob Lipski 101 141 9 13 1 .920 1.49
Donald Lightner 82 177 6 8 0 .958 2.23
Danny Casteen 51 105 5 4 3 .965 2.16
Owen Johnson 18 13 3 3 0 .842 0.89
Edgar Parsons 10 17 0 1 0 .944 1.70

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Samuel Croge 33 10 20 1 1 .968 0.91
John Boozer 32 7 38 4 1 .918 1.41
Andre Bessette 26 6 45 5 0 .911 1.96
Danny Casteen 22 10 29 3 0 .929 1.77
Richard Smith 21 3 24 1 1 .964 1.29
Edgar Parsons 20 12 16 4 1 .875 1.40
Robert Hellmer 18 6 12 0 0 1.000 1.00
Donald Wilson 17 1 11 1 0 .923 0.71
David Scott 14 2 8 1 0 .909 0.71
Michael Franks 12 3 10 1 0 .929 1.08
Rudolph Lattimore 4 0.00
Pablo Higuerey 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Victor Baron 20 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 12, 1939
Charles Bennett 20 L R 5' 11.0" 185 1939
Andre Bessette 20 R L 5' 9.0" 191 Apr 22, 1939 Verdun, QC, CA
John Boozer 20 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 6, 1938 Columbia, SC, US
Danny Casteen 20 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Oct 26, 1938 Wilmington, NC, US
Samuel Croge 22 R R 5' 11.0" 205 1937
Michael Franks 23 R R 6' 1.0" 165 1936
Norm Gigon 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 12, 1938 Teaneck, NJ, US
Alon Gore 20 R 5' 11.0" 175 1939
Clyde Hampton 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1939
James Hatfield 21 L R 5' 9.0" 162 1938
Robert Hellmer 18 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Aug 30, 1940
Pablo Higuerey -- Unknown
Owen Johnson 21 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 29, 1938
Rudolph Lattimore 22 R R 6' 4.0" 220 1937
Donald Lightner 20 L R 6' 0.0" 170 1939
Bob Lipski 20 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 7, 1938 Scranton, PA, US
Hector Lopez 20 6' 0.0" 175 1939
Guy Miali 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1938
John Moskus 25 L L 6' 3.0" 220 Jan 23, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Robert Murphy 20 R 6' 0.0" 180 1939
Medardo Nava -- Unknown
Edgar Parsons 21 R R 6' 0.0" 186 1938
Gerald Reimer 21 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 25, 1938
David Scott 23 R R 6' 0.0" 173 1936
Richard Smith 19 R L 6' 2.0" 190 1940
Donald Wilson 19 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1940
George Wilson 20 R 5' 8.0" 165 1939

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