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1959 Lincoln Chiefs

1959 > Class B > 1959 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 58-68
Scored 661 runs, Allowed 724 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-68

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Ira Hutchinson
Represented: Lincoln, NE
Ballpark: Sherman Field (Lincoln, NE)
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 Fritz Ackley* 22 12 41 35 6 6 1 0 1 6 0 1 13 .171 .194 .286 .480 10 0 5 0 0
2 Don Bacon* 24 124 569 456 91 127 15 5 2 42 30 105 48 .279 .412 .346 .758 158 1 3 4 5
3 Ronald Bloodworth 23 29 61 58 7 9 1 1 0 2 0 2 16 .155 .183 .207 .390 12 0 1 0 0
4 Alan Brice 21 25 72 61 6 6 2 1 0 5 0 7 35 .098 .191 .164 .355 10 0 4 0 0
5 Donald Gordon* 22 68 269 236 29 57 6 1 5 34 2 26 26 .242 .315 .339 .654 80 1 2 4 2
6 Philip Groth 24 23 30 28 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 11 .036 .100 .036 .136 1 0 0 0 0
7 John Haury 25 6 20 4 .200
8 Joseph Hennessy 21 13 64 56 9 13 5 1 0 6 0 8 12 .232 .328 .357 .685 20 0 0 0 1
9 Mike Hershberger 19 122 540 475 84 128 15 21 12 81 9 50 77 .269 .341 .465 .806 221 4 6 5 3
10 Joe Hoerner 22 9 13 3 .231
11 Joe Horlen 21 21 41 40 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .125 .125 .125 .250 5 0 1 0 0
12 James Host 22 7 6 2 .333
13 Dick Idzkowski 26 8 9 2 .222
14 Deacon Jones* 25 122 549 428 92 128 31 2 11 76 18 108 62 .299 .442 .458 .900 196 6 1 6 9
15 Richard Kimball 24 17 37 33 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 26 .061 .111 .061 .172 2 0 1 1 0
16 Charles Lehmann 24 95 420 333 61 89 6 1 1 26 16 72 52 .267 .400 .300 .701 100 2 13 0 1
17 Jim Lynn 26 126 580 514 85 154 26 8 10 91 11 47 67 .300 .356 .440 .796 226 4 4 11 5
18 Eugene Martin 23 101 390 327 44 82 15 0 1 46 2 50 35 .251 .353 .306 .659 100 4 5 4 2
19 Jerry McNertney 22 14 53 45 7 13 2 0 0 3 1 7 17 .289 .396 .333 .730 15 1 0 0 0
20 Donald Meadows 24 7 28 7 .250
21 Dick Mrofka# 21 8 7 0 .000
22 George Olson* 22 29 101 89 6 16 2 0 0 5 0 9 20 .180 .267 .202 .470 18 2 0 1 1
23 Robert Rous* 25 7 15 5 .333
24 Allen Schrader 20 91 319 261 29 57 12 2 7 34 0 46 94 .218 .345 .360 .705 94 6 3 3 4
25 Ronald Teunis 24 26 57 51 5 8 2 0 0 0 0 5 16 .157 .246 .196 .442 10 1 0 0 0
26 Jose Valladares 26 3 15 4 .267
27 Malcolm Warren* 22 14 29 26 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 14 .038 .107 .038 .146 1 0 1 0 0
28 Bryant Wasdell* 21 23 48 38 5 8 0 0 0 4 0 8 9 .211 .375 .211 .586 8 2 0 0 0
29 Jimmie Wasem 23 30 116 90 13 24 3 1 0 13 4 24 17 .267 .422 .322 .745 29 1 0 1 3
30 Herman Williamson 25 116 473 401 56 117 22 5 7 65 3 51 48 .292 .373 .424 .797 170 5 9 7 5
31 Carl Winton 22 7 5 1 .200
32 Robert Wright 22 8 7 2 .286
32 Players 23.1 126 4957 4207 661 1081 170 49 59 542 94 644 750 .257 .352 .363 .715 1526 79 59 47 43
* - 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 Fritz Ackley 22 4 5 .444 4.50 12 11 5 0 94.0 99 59 47 9 51 6 85 3 0 8 1.596 9.5 0.9 4.9 8.1 1.67
2 Ronald Bloodworth 23 10 15 .400 4.09 29 19 12 2 152.0 144 85 69 7 68 6 108 4 0 5 1.395 8.5 0.4 4.0 6.4 1.59
3 Alan Brice 21 12 8 .600 4.42 24 22 13 2 167.0 139 97 82 13 116 3 180 20 1 7 1.527 7.5 0.7 6.3 9.7 1.55
4 Philip Groth* 24 5 7 .417 5.61 23 10 2 0 77.0 85 67 48 10 53 3 64 3 1 6 1.792 9.9 1.2 6.2 7.5 1.21
5 Joe Hoerner* 22 2 1 .667 3.09 9 3 1 0 32.0 29 15 11 1 10 0 21 0 1 1 1.219 8.2 0.3 2.8 5.9 2.10
6 Joe Horlen 21 1 9 .100 5.64 18 13 2 0 91.0 104 77 57 10 47 2 67 6 0 6 1.659 10.3 1.0 4.6 6.6 1.43
7 James Host 22 1 0 1.000 7
8 Dick Idzkowski 26 0 0 8
9 Richard Kimball 24 5 5 .500 4.81 17 13 5 2 88.0 88 60 47 8 49 1 75 5 0 9 1.557 9.0 0.8 5.0 7.7 1.53
10 Dick Mrofka 21 0 0 8
11 Edward Szyczewski 22 0 0 1
12 Ronald Teunis 24 9 6 .600 4.37 26 14 9 0 140.0 124 83 68 18 86 7 94 11 0 7 1.500 8.0 1.2 5.5 6.0 1.09
13 Malcolm Warren 22 2 6 .250 4.43 11 7 1 0 67.0 72 43 33 3 31 2 42 3 0 4 1.537 9.7 0.4 4.2 5.6 1.35
14 Bryant Wasdell 21 4 6 .400 5.20 20 12 5 0 90.0 93 66 52 8 47 1 52 1 1 10 1.556 9.3 0.8 4.7 5.2 1.11
15 Carl Winton 22 2 0 1.000 7
16 Robert Wright* 22 1 0 1.000 8
16 Players 22.5 58 68 .460 4.68 126 126 71 55 6 1097.0 1090 724 571 95 621 34 869 57 4 71 5051 1.560 8.9 0.8 5.1 7.1 1.40
* - 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
Eugene Martin 70 492 44 5 6 .991 7.66 15
Allen Schrader 53 368 25 10 7 .975 7.42 15
George Olson 12 74 4 2 1 .975 6.50 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Deacon Jones 98 774 44 11 69 .987 8.35
Allen Schrader 16 95 11 4 7 .964 6.63
Donald Gordon 10 77 6 3 5 .965 8.30

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Lehmann 93 215 217 27 46 .941 4.65
Deacon Jones 22 28 47 7 7 .915 3.41
Eugene Martin 12 23 23 1 5 .979 3.83

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Herman Williamson 82 65 94 42 7 .791 1.94
Jimmie Wasem 21 17 31 5 1 .906 2.29

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Bacon 123 243 345 36 59 .942 4.78

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Lynn 126 206 16 10 0 .957 1.76
Mike Hershberger 120 228 13 23 3 .913 2.01
Donald Gordon 53 75 7 3 1 .965 1.55
Herman Williamson 31 56 8 3 3 .955 2.06
George Olson 16 19 1 1 0 .952 1.25
Allen Schrader 16 25 1 1 0 .963 1.63
Joseph Hennessy 13 23 2 1 1 .962 1.92

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Bloodworth 29 5 27 4 3 .889 1.10
Ronald Teunis 26 11 28 2 4 .951 1.50
Alan Brice 24 9 21 4 2 .882 1.25
Philip Groth 23 11 12 1 2 .958 1.00
Bryant Wasdell 20 5 17 0 0 1.000 1.10
Joe Horlen 18 8 23 0 3 1.000 1.72
Richard Kimball 17 4 15 2 2 .905 1.12
Fritz Ackley 12 3 17 2 0 .909 1.67
Malcolm Warren 11 4 7 0 0 1.000 1.00
Joe Hoerner 9
Dick Idzkowski 8
Dick Mrofka 8
Robert Wright 8
James Host 7
Carl Winton 7
Edward Szyczewski 1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Fritz Ackley 22 L R 6' 1.0" 202 Apr 10, 1937 Hayward, WI, US
Don Bacon 24 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 28, 1935 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Ronald Bloodworth 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1936
Alan Brice 21 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Oct 1, 1937 New York, NY, US
Donald Gordon 22 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 16, 1936 Luray, KS, US
Philip Groth 24 R L 6' 2.0" 195 1935
John Haury 25 R 5' 10.0" 163 1934
Joseph Hennessy 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1938
Mike Hershberger 19 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 9, 1939 Massillon, OH, US
Joe Hoerner 22 R L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 12, 1936 Dubuque, IA, US
Joe Horlen 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 14, 1937 San Antonio, TX, US
James Host 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1937
Dick Idzkowski 26 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 7, 1933
Deacon Jones 25 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 18, 1934 White Plains, NY, US
Richard Kimball 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1935
Charles Lehmann 24 R 5' 9.0" 160 1935
Jim Lynn 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1933
Eugene Martin 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1936
Jerry McNertney 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 7, 1936 Boone, IA, US
Donald Meadows 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1935
Dick Mrofka 21 S R 6' 1.0" 194 Oct 6, 1937 Massillon, OH, US
George Olson 22 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1937
Robert Rous 25 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1934
Allen Schrader 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 26, 1938 Modesto, CA, US
Edward Szyczewski 22 R R 5' 10.0" 168 1937
Ronald Teunis 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1935
Jose Valladares 26 R R 5' 6.0" 150 Aug 27, 1932
Malcolm Warren 22 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 2, 1937
Bryant Wasdell 21 L R 5' 11.0" 168 1938
Jimmie Wasem 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 1936
Herman Williamson 25 R R 6' 0.0" 188 1934
Carl Winton 22 R R 5' 1.0" 178 1937
Robert Wright 22 R L 5' 9.0" 170 1937

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