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1959 Duluth-Superior Dukes

1959 > Class C > 1959 Northern League
Overall: 61-61
Scored 598 runs, Allowed 588 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-60

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: George Noga
Represented: Duluth, MN and Superior, WI
Ballpark: Wade Stadium (Duluth, MN)
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 James Baker 22 6 10 2 .200
2 Isaac Barnes 24 5 8 2 .250
3 Eugene Burroughs 20 4 3 0 .000
4 Thomas Denny* 24 13 56 50 4 12 5 1 0 9 0 4 9 .240 .304 .380 .684 19 1 0 1
5 Jerry DeRoma? 21 5 2 0 .000
6 Richard Duerr* 25 2 2 0 .000
7 Gene Duffy* 22 45 199 175 24 46 8 2 0 15 4 19 18 .263 .333 .331 .665 58 0 4 1
8 J.B. Eaker* 19 12 28 23 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 4 7 .130 .250 .217 .467 5 0 0 1
9 Paul Griffith* 25 45 177 124 33 42 10 1 0 18 8 52 14 .339 .534 .435 .970 54 0 1 0
10 Philip Groth 24 7 18 5 .278
11 Harold Harrison 22 11 44 30 5 7 1 1 0 5 0 14 6 .233 .477 .333 .811 10 0 0 0
12 John Haury 25 7 16 5 .313
13 Frederick Heiss* 25 24 111 83 13 24 4 1 1 14 0 26 11 .289 .459 .398 .856 33 0 2 0
14 Joseph Hennessy 21 8 28 8 .286
15 Dennis Higgins 19 39 83 78 4 17 1 0 0 3 0 2 7 .218 .238 .231 .468 18 0 3 0
16 Paul Higgs 19 47 210 174 26 39 5 3 8 34 2 32 59 .224 .357 .425 .782 74 4 0 0
17 Joe Hoerner 22 5 4 1 .250
18 Manly Johnston 20 106 456 412 76 145 29 2 18 100 0 35 69 .352 .395 .563 .958 232 0 0 9
19 Jose Lizondro 19 32 62 47 5 7 0 0 0 4 0 10 13 .149 .298 .149 .447 7 0 5 0
20 Jerry McNertney 22 90 403 335 38 77 14 3 2 33 1 54 38 .230 .348 .307 .656 103 8 4 2
21 Lawson Mitchell* 20 68 250 222 25 64 7 6 4 38 4 23 34 .288 .357 .428 .785 95 2 1 2
22 Gerald Moeller 19 10 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 1 0
23 Charles Murphy 22 28 43 40 5 7 0 0 0 3 0 2 12 .175 .214 .175 .389 7 0 1 0
24 Ernest Myers 23 7 17 2 .118
25 Jim Napier 20 121 474 424 58 89 16 4 7 62 4 41 86 .210 .285 .316 .601 134 4 3 2
26 Martin Nyquist 20 8 3 0 .000
27 Dan Osinski 25 65 106 98 9 24 2 1 2 8 0 5 21 .245 .286 .347 .633 34 1 1 1
28 Vincent Palmisano* 20 20 31 25 4 6 2 0 0 3 0 6 7 .240 .387 .320 .707 8 0 0 0
29 Christian Salberg 24 92 403 341 53 101 18 3 2 42 1 50 38 .296 .389 .384 .773 131 3 7 2
30 J. Sells 23 71 279 242 34 60 13 1 6 32 2 27 43 .248 .326 .384 .710 93 3 3 4
31 George Smith 21 107 461 384 61 91 8 5 3 30 8 62 68 .237 .352 .307 .660 118 8 4 3
32 Larry Torkelson 20 32 71 64 4 11 1 1 0 5 0 7 24 .172 .254 .219 .472 14 0 0 0
33 Jose Valladares 26 122 585 458 89 115 18 3 0 34 6 115 54 .251 .404 .303 .708 139 4 6 2
34 William White* 23 8 27 2 .074
35 Carl Winton 22 27 68 58 7 11 4 1 0 6 0 7 16 .190 .277 .293 .570 17 0 3 0
36 Robert Wright 22 23 45 31 4 7 2 1 0 8 0 5 6 .226 .300 .355 .655 11 0 5 4
36 Players 22.0 123 4819 4067 598 1032 175 41 54 521 41 633 710 .254 .356 .357 .713 1451 32 53 34
* - 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 Eugene Burroughs* 20 0 2 .000 4
2 Jerry DeRoma? 21 0 1 .000 5
3 Richard Duerr* 25 0 1 .000 2
4 Philip Groth* 24 3 2 .600 3.49 7 7 1 0 49.0 37 20 19 2 31 38 0 0 4 1.388 6.8 0.4 5.7 7.0 1.23
5 Dennis Higgins 19 9 11 .450 3.59 31 24 12 2 178.0 143 90 71 15 133 141 4 1 22 1.551 7.2 0.8 6.7 7.1 1.06
6 Joe Hoerner* 22 1 3 .250 4
7 Jose Lizondro 19 11 5 .688 3.27 32 16 7 1 157.0 162 71 57 10 31 94 4 1 6 1.229 9.3 0.6 1.8 5.4 3.03
8 Gerald Moeller 19 2 3 .400 10
9 Charles Murphy 22 6 8 .429 4.34 27 13 2 0 112.0 122 77 54 7 56 70 6 0 4 1.589 9.8 0.6 4.5 5.6 1.25
10 Martin Nyquist 20 1 1 .500 8
11 Dan Osinski 25 8 9 .471 2.41 53 4 2 0 138.0 129 54 37 6 58 129 0 1 3 1.355 8.4 0.4 3.8 8.4 2.22
12 Vincent Palmisano* 20 3 2 .600 4.69 20 7 1 0 71.0 57 44 37 7 68 44 10 0 3 1.761 7.2 0.9 8.6 5.6 0.65
13 Carl Winton 22 8 10 .444 3.52 25 21 12 0 161.0 151 86 63 13 59 112 4 0 2 1.304 8.4 0.7 3.3 6.3 1.90
14 Robert Wright* 22 9 3 .750 4.15 23 16 5 1 102.0 94 54 47 8 55 71 6 0 7 1.461 8.3 0.7 4.9 6.3 1.29
14 Players 21.4 61 61 .500 123 123 588
* - 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
Jim Napier 116 746 87 16 13 .981 7.18 21

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
J. Sells 67 570 32 10 46 .984 8.99
Jerry McNertney 29 245 6 3 24 .988 8.66
Frederick Heiss 24 221 9 4 14 .983 9.58

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Smith 105 258 343 23 67 .963 5.72

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Christian Salberg 91 78 161 25 19 .905 2.63
Jerry McNertney 25 23 58 7 2 .920 3.24

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Valladares 121 201 337 33 66 .942 4.45

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manly Johnston 97 150 10 4 3 .976 1.65
Lawson Mitchell 61 125 6 4 1 .970 2.15
Paul Higgs 46 72 5 7 2 .917 1.67
Gene Duffy 45 68 5 1 1 .986 1.62
Jerry McNertney 38 65 2 2 2 .971 1.76
Paul Griffith 34 56 2 1 0 .983 1.71
Dan Osinski 13 20 0 2 0 .909 1.54
Thomas Denny 11 16 0 2 0 .889 1.45
Larry Torkelson 11 6 1 2 0 .778 0.64

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Osinski 53 7 31 1 1 .974 0.72
Jose Lizondro 32 2 24 7 0 .788 0.81
Dennis Higgins 31 11 41 5 2 .912 1.68
Charles Murphy 27 6 19 3 1 .893 0.93
Carl Winton 25 6 30 2 0 .947 1.44
Robert Wright 23 0 16 0 0 1.000 0.70
Vincent Palmisano 20 0 14 2 0 .875 0.70
Gerald Moeller 10 0 8 0 2 1.000 0.80
Martin Nyquist 8 0.00
Philip Groth 7 0.00
Jerry DeRoma 5 0.00
Eugene Burroughs 4 0.00
Joe Hoerner 4 0.00
Richard Duerr 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Baker 22 R 6' 0.0" 188 1937
Isaac Barnes 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1935
Eugene Burroughs 20 R L 6' 1.0" 178 1939
Thomas Denny 24 L 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Jerry DeRoma 21 1938
Richard Duerr 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1934
Gene Duffy 22 L L 5' 7.0" 155 Apr 6, 1937
J.B. Eaker 19 L R 6' 0.0" 162 Apr 21, 1940 Cleveland County, NC, US
Paul Griffith 25 L R 5' 10.0" 170 1934
Philip Groth 24 R L 6' 2.0" 195 1935
Harold Harrison 22 R 6' 0.0" 160 1937
John Haury 25 R 5' 10.0" 163 1934
Frederick Heiss 25 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1934
Joseph Hennessy 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1938
Dennis Higgins 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 4, 1939 Jefferson City, MO, US
Paul Higgs 19 R R 5' 11.0" 190 1940
Joe Hoerner 22 R L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 12, 1936 Dubuque, IA, US
Manly Johnston 20 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Oct 6, 1938 Dothan, AL, US
Jose Lizondro 19 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Aug 27, 1939 Puerto Armuelles, Chiriqui, PA
Jerry McNertney 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 7, 1936 Boone, IA, US
Lawson Mitchell 20 L R 5' 11.0" 175 1939
Gerald Moeller 19 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 17, 1939
Charles Murphy 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1937
Ernest Myers 23 R 5' 11.0" 155 1936
Jim Napier 20 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 2, 1938 Wasco, CA, US
Martin Nyquist 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1939
Dan Osinski 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 17, 1933 Chicago, IL, US
Vincent Palmisano 20 L L 5' 10.0" 175 1939
Christian Salberg 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1935
J. Sells 23 R 6' 1.0" 185 1936
George Smith 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 7, 1937 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Larry Torkelson 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 1, 1939
Jose Valladares 26 R R 5' 6.0" 150 Aug 27, 1932
William White 23 L 6' 3.0" 187 1936
Carl Winton 22 R R 5' 1.0" 178 1937
Robert Wright 22 R L 5' 9.0" 170 1937

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