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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
1Ray Bellino2616066256264123202743288128.219.325.299.6241682735
2Dick Bertell23110000000.000.0000
3Art Ceccarelli29233124020000048.
4Alex Cosmidis3094270237335910121543016.249.333.325.658770303Stats for 2 teams
5Ed Donnelly26411615010000009.
6Dick Drott22101312010000015.
7Don Eaddy252711910113213001201124.208.303.238.540244030
8Dick Ellsworth*193865581400010637.
9Jim Fanning3141104965214005148. for 2 teams
10Gabe Gabler*281295154515995204217225695.211.302.412.71418635014Stats for 2 teams
11Dave Gerard22251817110000008.
12Ken Hubbs17490200000.222.2222
13Lou Jackson*23103027141003015.
14Ben Johnson2838867081340180619.
15Jerry Kindall2415364361070144315742221105.236.260.338.5982060840
16Lou Klein40110000.000.0000
17Al Lary3057878392450190216.289.314.386.699321100
18Joe Macko3114757449471138231258526194.279.366.482.8472389557Stats for 2 teams
19Morrie Martin*36402119020001017.
20Gordon Massa*231847344400030128.118.348.118.46540101
21James Miller*2586269241345712421822145.237.302.344.646832412Stats for 2 teams
22Seth Morehead*241928261400010112.
23Moe Morhardt*2259010000.111.1111
24Dolan Nichols29192521360103025.286.348.381.72980200
25Eddie Phillips#288527123519599023022739.251.330.315.644742430Stats for 3 teams
26Steve Ridzik30398070101740290411.243.284.386.669270600
27Jesse Rogers2513504921100070113.
28Joe Schaffernoth21181717031002007.
29Ron Shoop275716313712253001002330.182.302.204.507281114Stats for 2 teams
30Elmer Singleton41530000.000.0000
31Marcelino Solis*28530000.000.0000
32Emil Syngel281455204765014518654823581.305.355.399.7541903420
33Don Taussig2712248643144106263125224178.246.313.404.7161743652Stats for 2 teams
34Moe Thacker25134497430391009184605676.233.329.314.64313564110
35Ken Walters2515264060578176242219242154.291.313.441.7552672573
36Bob Will*27162714605101203325117709644.336.427.460.88627852610
37Billy Williams*2152171041150.476.90519
38Jim Woods19360000.000.0000
38 Players26.81626058538863613722253210559516526934.255.323.367.690197611739703553
* - 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
1Art Ceccarelli*2947.3643.53231461107.010445427254830001.2068.
2Ed Donnelly2623.4002.454100066.05220182313391041.2587.
3Dick Drott2205.0005.451070038.04126234310211151.8959.
4Dick Ellsworth*191014.4172.60382893197.0139705710108715231121.2546.
5Dave Gerard2242.6673.912571069.06337305365300061.4358.
6Ben Johnson28178.6803.223727121218.0235917815603903051.3539.
7Al Lary301116.4073.83412591202.019710286148661123151.4018.
8Morrie Martin*3624.3332.674070091.08834275233412001.2208.
9Seth Morehead*2455.5003.0019115090.08934302230720021.2448.
10Dolan Nichols2944.5005.561981068.081454211330338021.67610.
11Steve Ridzik30158.6522.743121103187.01716457976510912031.3218.
12Joe Schaffernoth2143.5710.981751155.0441360245211001.2367.
13Elmer Singleton4121.6673.94516.012775111.0626.
14Marcelino Solis*2811.5005
14 Players27.08181.5003.2116216210755121418.013225915068556944825353451.3348.
* - 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


Moe Thacker13068267710.9915.765
Ron Shoop511822145.9813.986Stats for 2 teams
Jim Fanning291421323.9875.341Stats for 2 teams
Dick Bertell14101.0005.00


Gabe Gabler12610788112114.9909.20Stats for 2 teams
Joe Macko8568952876.9898.72Stats for 2 teams


Jerry Kindall14640439122101.9735.45
Alex Cosmidis611301521126.9624.62Stats for 2 teams


Emil Syngel8863161147.9412.55
Joe Macko4830781611.8712.25Stats for 2 teams
Don Eaddy27224643.9442.52


Ray Bellino15928851235120.9585.03


Bob Will1623061873.9792.00
Ken Walters1513572075.9822.50
Don Taussig119319872.9792.75Stats for 2 teams
Eddie Phillips71111240.9661.59Stats for 3 teams
James Miller59116230.9752.00Stats for 2 teams
Emil Syngel3678322.9762.25
Jesse Rogers11160001.0001.45


Ed Donnelly4101640.8000.39
Al Lary4162420.9380.73
Morrie Martin4041710.9550.53
Dick Ellsworth38828011.0000.95
Ben Johnson37124825.9681.62
Steve Ridzik3192324.9411.03
Dave Gerard25514011.0000.76
Art Ceccarelli2341810.9570.96
Seth Morehead194750.6880.58
Dolan Nichols190710.8750.37
Joe Schaffernoth171720.8000.47
Dick Drott1005001.0000.50
Elmer Singleton50.00
Marcelino Solis50.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ray Bellino26RR6' 0.0"175Dec 3, 1932Jersey City, NJ, US
Dick Bertell23RR6' 0.0"200Nov 21, 1935Oak Park, IL, US
Art Ceccarelli29RL6' 0.0"190Apr 2, 1930New Haven, CT, US
Alex Cosmidis30RR5' 7.0"165Sep 22, 1928Fayetteville, NC, US
Ed Donnelly26RR6' 0.0"175Dec 10, 1932Allen, MI, US
Dick Drott22RR6' 0.0"185Jul 1, 1936Cincinnati, OH, US
Don Eaddy25RR5' 11.0"165Feb 16, 1934Grand Rapids, MI, US
Dick Ellsworth19LL6' 3.0"180Mar 22, 1940Lusk, WY, US
Jim Fanning31RR5' 11.0"180Sep 14, 1927Chicago, IL, US
Gabe Gabler28LR6' 1.0"190Aug 4, 1930St. Louis, MO, US
Dave Gerard22RR6' 2.0"205Aug 6, 1936New York, NY, US
Ken Hubbs17RR6' 2.0"175Dec 23, 1941Riverside, CA, US
Lou Jackson23LR5' 10.0"168Jul 26, 1935Riverton, LA, US
Ben Johnson28RR6' 2.0"190May 15, 1931Greenwood, SC, US
Jerry Kindall24RR6' 2.0"175May 27, 1935St. Paul, MN, US
Lou Klein40RR5' 11.0"167Oct 22, 1918New Orleans, LA, US
Al Lary30RR6' 3.0"185Sep 26, 1928Northport, AL, US
Joe Macko31RR6' 2.0"205Feb 19, 1928Port Clinton, OH, US
Morrie Martin36LL6' 0.0"173Sep 3, 1922Dixon, MO, US
Gordon Massa23LR6' 3.0"210Sep 2, 1935Cincinnati, OH, US
James Miller25LR5' 11.0"1701934
Seth Morehead24LL6' 0.0"195Aug 15, 1934Houston, TX, US
Moe Morhardt22LL6' 1.0"185Jan 16, 1937Manchester, CT, US
Dolan Nichols29RR6' 0.0"195Feb 28, 1930Tishomingo, MS, US
Eddie Phillips28SR6' 1.0"180Jul 8, 1930St. Louis, MO, US
Steve Ridzik30RR5' 11.0"170Apr 29, 1929Yonkers, NY, US
Jesse Rogers25RR6' 3.0"200Feb 16, 1934Kansas City, MO, US
Joe Schaffernoth21RR6' 4.0"195Aug 6, 1937Trenton, NJ, US
Ron Shoop27RR5' 11.0"180Sep 19, 1931Rural Valley, PA, US
Elmer Singleton41RR6' 2.0"174Jun 26, 1918Ogden, UT, US
Marcelino Solis28LL6' 1.0"185Jul 19, 1930Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, MX
Emil Syngel28RR6' 1.0"1901931
Don Taussig27RR6' 0.0"180Feb 19, 1932New York, NY, US
Moe Thacker25RR6' 3.0"205May 21, 1934Louisville, KY, US
Ken Walters25RR6' 1.0"180Nov 11, 1933Fresno, CA, US
Bob Will27LL5' 10.0"175Jul 15, 1931Berwyn, IL, US
Billy Williams21LR6' 1.0"175Jun 15, 1938Whistler, AL, US
Jim Woods19RR6' 0.0"175Sep 17, 1939Chicago, IL, US

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