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1959 Fort Worth Cats

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 American Association (West)
Overall: 81-81
Scored 636 runs, Allowed 591 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-76

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Fort Worth, TX
Ballpark: n/a
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 Ray Bellino 26 160 662 562 64 123 20 2 7 43 2 88 128 .219 .325 .299 .624 168 2 7 3 5
2 Dick Bertell 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Art Ceccarelli 29 23 31 24 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 .083 .214 .083 .298 2 0 3 0 0
4 Alex Cosmidis 30 94 270 237 33 59 10 1 2 15 4 30 16 .249 .333 .325 .658 77 0 3 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
5 Ed Donnelly 26 41 16 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .067 .067 .067 .133 1 0 1 0 0
6 Dick Drott 22 10 13 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 0 0 0
7 Don Eaddy 25 27 119 101 13 21 3 0 0 12 0 11 24 .208 .303 .238 .540 24 4 0 3 0
8 Dick Ellsworth* 19 38 65 58 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 6 37 .069 .156 .069 .225 4 0 1 0 0
9 Jim Fanning 31 41 104 96 5 21 4 0 0 5 1 4 8 .219 .245 .260 .506 25 0 2 2 0 Stats for 2 teams
10 Gabe Gabler* 28 129 515 451 59 95 20 4 21 72 2 56 95 .211 .302 .412 .714 186 3 5 0 14 Stats for 2 teams
11 Dave Gerard 22 25 18 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .059 .059 .059 .118 1 0 1 0 0
12 Ken Hubbs 17 4 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 2
13 Lou Jackson* 23 10 30 27 1 4 1 0 0 3 0 1 5 .148 .200 .185 .385 5 1 0 1 0
14 Ben Johnson 28 38 86 70 8 13 4 0 1 8 0 6 19 .186 .244 .286 .529 20 0 8 2 0
15 Jerry Kindall 24 153 643 610 70 144 31 5 7 42 2 21 105 .236 .260 .338 .598 206 0 8 4 0
16 Lou Klein 40 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Al Lary 30 57 87 83 9 24 5 0 1 9 0 2 16 .289 .314 .386 .699 32 1 1 0 0
18 Joe Macko 31 147 574 494 71 138 23 1 25 85 2 61 94 .279 .366 .482 .847 238 9 5 5 7 Stats for 2 teams
19 Morrie Martin* 36 40 21 19 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .105 .150 .105 .255 2 0 1 0 0
20 Gordon Massa* 23 18 47 34 4 4 0 0 0 3 0 12 8 .118 .348 .118 .465 4 0 1 0 1
21 James Miller* 25 86 269 241 34 57 12 4 2 18 2 21 45 .237 .302 .344 .646 83 2 4 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
22 Seth Morehead* 24 19 28 26 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 12 .154 .185 .154 .339 4 0 1 0 0
23 Moe Morhardt* 22 5 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 1
24 Dolan Nichols 29 19 25 21 3 6 0 1 0 3 0 2 5 .286 .348 .381 .729 8 0 2 0 0
25 Eddie Phillips# 28 85 271 235 19 59 9 0 2 30 2 27 39 .251 .330 .315 .644 74 2 4 3 0 Stats for 3 teams
26 Steve Ridzik 30 39 80 70 10 17 4 0 2 9 0 4 11 .243 .284 .386 .669 27 0 6 0 0
27 Jesse Rogers 25 13 50 49 2 11 0 0 0 7 0 1 13 .224 .240 .224 .464 11 0 0 0 0
28 Joe Schaffernoth 21 18 17 17 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 0 0 0
29 Ron Shoop 27 57 163 137 12 25 3 0 0 10 0 23 30 .182 .302 .204 .507 28 1 1 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
30 Elmer Singleton 41 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Marcelino Solis* 28 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Emil Syngel 28 145 520 476 50 145 18 6 5 48 2 35 81 .305 .355 .399 .754 190 3 4 2 0
33 Don Taussig 27 122 486 431 44 106 26 3 12 52 2 41 78 .246 .313 .404 .716 174 3 6 5 2 Stats for 2 teams
34 Moe Thacker 25 134 497 430 39 100 9 1 8 46 0 56 76 .233 .329 .314 .643 135 6 4 1 10
35 Ken Walters 25 152 640 605 78 176 24 2 21 92 4 21 54 .291 .313 .441 .755 267 2 5 7 3
36 Bob Will* 27 162 714 605 101 203 32 5 11 77 0 96 44 .336 .427 .460 .886 278 5 2 6 10
37 Billy Williams* 21 5 21 7 10 4 1 1 5 0 .476 .905 19
38 Jim Woods 19 3 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Players 26.8 162 6058 5388 636 1372 225 32 105 595 16 526 934 .255 .323 .367 .690 1976 117 39 70 35 53
* - 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 Art Ceccarelli* 29 4 7 .364 3.53 23 14 6 1 107.0 104 45 42 7 25 4 83 0 0 0 1.206 8.7 0.6 2.1 7.0 3.32
2 Ed Donnelly 26 2 3 .400 2.45 41 0 0 0 66.0 52 20 18 2 31 3 39 1 0 4 1.258 7.1 0.3 4.2 5.3 1.26
3 Dick Drott 22 0 5 .000 5.45 10 7 0 0 38.0 41 26 23 4 31 0 21 1 1 5 1.895 9.7 0.9 7.3 5.0 0.68
4 Dick Ellsworth* 19 10 14 .417 2.60 38 28 9 3 197.0 139 70 57 10 108 7 152 3 1 12 1.254 6.4 0.5 4.9 6.9 1.41
5 Dave Gerard 22 4 2 .667 3.91 25 7 1 0 69.0 63 37 30 5 36 5 30 0 0 6 1.435 8.2 0.7 4.7 3.9 0.83
6 Ben Johnson 28 17 8 .680 3.22 37 27 12 1 218.0 235 91 78 15 60 3 90 3 0 5 1.353 9.7 0.6 2.5 3.7 1.50
7 Al Lary 30 11 16 .407 3.83 41 25 9 1 202.0 197 102 86 14 86 6 112 3 1 5 1.401 8.8 0.6 3.8 5.0 1.30
8 Morrie Martin* 36 2 4 .333 2.67 40 7 0 0 91.0 88 34 27 5 23 3 41 2 0 0 1.220 8.7 0.5 2.3 4.1 1.78
9 Seth Morehead* 24 5 5 .500 3.00 19 11 5 0 90.0 89 34 30 2 23 0 72 0 0 2 1.244 8.9 0.2 2.3 7.2 3.13
10 Dolan Nichols 29 4 4 .500 5.56 19 8 1 0 68.0 81 45 42 11 33 0 33 8 0 2 1.676 10.7 1.5 4.4 4.4 1.00
11 Steve Ridzik 30 15 8 .652 2.74 31 21 10 3 187.0 171 64 57 9 76 5 109 12 0 3 1.321 8.2 0.4 3.7 5.2 1.43
12 Joe Schaffernoth 21 4 3 .571 0.98 17 5 1 1 55.0 44 13 6 0 24 5 21 1 0 0 1.236 7.2 0.0 3.9 3.4 0.88
13 Elmer Singleton 41 2 1 .667 3.94 5 16.0 12 7 7 5 11 1.062 6.8 2.8 6.2 2.20
14 Marcelino Solis* 28 1 1 .500 5
14 Players 27.0 81 81 .500 3.21 162 162 107 55 12 1418.0 1322 591 506 85 569 44 825 35 3 45 1.334 8.4 0.5 3.6 5.2 1.45
* - 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
Moe Thacker 130 682 67 7 10 .991 5.76 5
Ron Shoop 51 182 21 4 5 .981 3.98 6 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Fanning 29 142 13 2 3 .987 5.34 1 Stats for 2 teams
Dick Bertell 1 4 1 0 1.000 5.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gabe Gabler 126 1078 81 12 114 .990 9.20 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Macko 85 689 52 8 76 .989 8.72 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Kindall 146 404 391 22 101 .973 5.45
Alex Cosmidis 61 130 152 11 26 .962 4.62 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Emil Syngel 88 63 161 14 7 .941 2.55
Joe Macko 48 30 78 16 11 .871 2.25 Stats for 2 teams
Don Eaddy 27 22 46 4 3 .944 2.52

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Bellino 159 288 512 35 120 .958 5.03

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Will 162 306 18 7 3 .979 2.00
Ken Walters 151 357 20 7 5 .982 2.50
Don Taussig 119 319 8 7 2 .979 2.75 Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Phillips 71 111 2 4 0 .966 1.59 Stats for 3 teams
James Miller 59 116 2 3 0 .975 2.00 Stats for 2 teams
Emil Syngel 36 78 3 2 2 .976 2.25
Jesse Rogers 11 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.45

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Donnelly 41 0 16 4 0 .800 0.39
Al Lary 41 6 24 2 0 .938 0.73
Morrie Martin 40 4 17 1 0 .955 0.53
Dick Ellsworth 38 8 28 0 1 1.000 0.95
Ben Johnson 37 12 48 2 5 .968 1.62
Steve Ridzik 31 9 23 2 4 .941 1.03
Dave Gerard 25 5 14 0 1 1.000 0.76
Art Ceccarelli 23 4 18 1 0 .957 0.96
Seth Morehead 19 4 7 5 0 .688 0.58
Dolan Nichols 19 0 7 1 0 .875 0.37
Joe Schaffernoth 17 1 7 2 0 .800 0.47
Dick Drott 10 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.50
Elmer Singleton 5 0.00
Marcelino Solis 5 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ray Bellino 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 3, 1932 Jersey City, NJ, US
Dick Bertell 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Nov 21, 1935 Oak Park, IL, US
Art Ceccarelli 29 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 2, 1930 New Haven, CT, US
Alex Cosmidis 30 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Sep 22, 1928 Fayetteville, NC, US
Ed Donnelly 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 10, 1932 Allen, MI, US
Dick Drott 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 1, 1936 Cincinnati, OH, US
Don Eaddy 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 16, 1934 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Dick Ellsworth 19 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 22, 1940 Lusk, WY, US
Jim Fanning 31 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 14, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Gabe Gabler 28 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Dave Gerard 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 6, 1936 New York, NY, US
Ken Hubbs 17 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 23, 1941 Riverside, CA, US
Lou Jackson 23 L R 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 26, 1935 Riverton, LA, US
Ben Johnson 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 15, 1931 Greenwood, SC, US
Jerry Kindall 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 27, 1935 St. Paul, MN, US
Lou Klein 40 R R 5' 11.0" 167 Oct 22, 1918 New Orleans, LA, US
Al Lary 30 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 26, 1928 Northport, AL, US
Joe Macko 31 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Feb 19, 1928 Port Clinton, OH, US
Morrie Martin 36 L L 6' 0.0" 173 Sep 3, 1922 Dixon, MO, US
Gordon Massa 23 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 2, 1935 Cincinnati, OH, US
James Miller 25 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
Seth Morehead 24 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 15, 1934 Houston, TX, US
Moe Morhardt 22 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 16, 1937 Manchester, CT, US
Dolan Nichols 29 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 28, 1930 Tishomingo, MS, US
Eddie Phillips 28 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 8, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Steve Ridzik 30 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 29, 1929 Yonkers, NY, US
Jesse Rogers 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 16, 1934 Kansas City, MO, US
Joe Schaffernoth 21 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Aug 6, 1937 Trenton, NJ, US
Ron Shoop 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 19, 1931 Rural Valley, PA, US
Elmer Singleton 41 R R 6' 2.0" 174 Jun 26, 1918 Ogden, UT, US
Marcelino Solis 28 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 19, 1930 Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, MX
Emil Syngel 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
Don Taussig 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1932 New York, NY, US
Moe Thacker 25 R R 6' 3.0" 205 May 21, 1934 Louisville, KY, US
Ken Walters 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 11, 1933 Fresno, CA, US
Bob Will 27 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 15, 1931 Berwyn, IL, US
Billy Williams 21 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 15, 1938 Whistler, AL, US
Jim Woods 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 17, 1939 Chicago, IL, US

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