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1959 Macon Dodgers

1959 > Class A > 1959 South Atlantic League
Overall: 63-76
Scored 559 runs, Allowed 608 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-75

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Danny Ozark
Represented: Macon, GA
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 Fran Boniar 27 14 50 43 5 11 1 0 1 2 0 7 6 .256 .360 .349 .709 15 0 0 0 1
2 Sheldon Brodsky 22 95 384 329 53 106 22 4 16 56 4 48 36 .322 .414 .559 .973 184 4 2 1 7
3 Larry Burright 21 43 164 152 14 33 7 3 1 15 1 12 32 .217 .274 .322 .597 49 0 0 0 1
4 Bobby Catton 21 96 348 290 35 76 16 2 4 31 4 52 48 .262 .379 .372 .752 108 4 0 2 3
5 Jose Cesar 21 138 617 525 68 146 17 14 11 65 10 68 81 .278 .367 .427 .794 224 8 12 4 1
6 James Churchwell 18 6 3 0 .000
7 Rick Cronk 21 46 46 40 3 5 0 0 0 2 1 1 15 .125 .146 .125 .271 5 0 5 0 0
8 Ray Daviault 25 42 73 72 5 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 32 .097 .097 .167 .264 12 0 1 0 0
9 Albert Fantuzzi* 23 29 74 69 3 15 4 2 0 10 2 5 9 .217 .270 .333 .604 23 0 0 0 0
10 Robert Faust 25 6 13 1 .077
11 Ronald Forsythe 24 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
12 Bill Fox 26 137 580 535 63 134 18 3 8 62 29 24 106 .250 .287 .340 .627 182 5 12 4 4
13 Melvin Geho 24 139 542 474 57 121 23 8 5 55 5 53 91 .255 .337 .369 .706 175 7 5 3 2
14 Harold Holderfield 25 20 77 72 7 14 3 1 0 5 0 1 10 .194 .224 .264 .488 19 2 1 1 0
15 Louis Hribar 24 15 15 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 2 0 0
16 Thomas Humber 26 93 371 334 46 92 13 4 1 20 17 34 44 .275 .341 .347 .689 116 0 2 1 2
17 John Jancse 27 7 1 0 .000
18 Elmer Kohorst 24 9 15 3 .200
19 Melvin McGavock 22 36 42 40 1 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 17 .100 .100 .200 .300 8 0 2 0 0
20 Larry Miller* 22 6 7 0 .000
21 Michael Napoli 27 50 173 149 19 32 1 1 4 23 4 21 42 .215 .306 .315 .622 47 0 0 3 2
22 Danny Ozark 35 8 16 5 .313
23 Richard Ray 23 74 213 173 21 42 8 1 4 30 2 30 36 .243 .351 .370 .721 64 2 2 6 2
24 Edward Richardson* 26 33 140 107 20 29 7 0 0 11 0 31 19 .271 .429 .336 .765 36 0 0 2 1
25 William Robertson 24 55 189 149 21 32 7 0 5 14 1 31 41 .215 .362 .362 .725 54 4 4 1 2
26 Ernest Rodriguez* 22 58 234 197 39 66 7 1 0 11 10 31 9 .335 .431 .381 .812 75 3 2 1 0
27 Ken Rowe 25 34 84 76 3 7 3 0 0 6 0 4 34 .092 .134 .132 .266 10 0 2 2 0
28 Nate Smith 24 24 87 78 14 15 3 0 3 7 1 8 9 .192 .264 .346 .611 27 0 0 1 2
29 Charles Spell 20 45 61 49 6 5 1 0 0 1 1 9 34 .102 .241 .122 .364 6 0 3 0 0
30 Andrew Vandervelde* 23 123 457 385 42 81 10 1 6 47 9 62 76 .210 .319 .288 .607 111 1 5 4 8
31 William Williams* 22 31 33 29 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 3 19 .172 .250 .172 .422 5 0 1 0 0
31 Players 23.5 139 5168 4474 559 1099 176 47 72 481 103 58 544 865 .246 .331 .354 .685 1585 45 70 35 37
* - 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 James Churchwell 18 0 2 .000 6
2 Rick Cronk 21 11 5 .688 2.52 46 11 3 2 150.0 118 57 42 5 89 5 80 5 0 4 1.380 7.1 0.3 5.3 4.8 0.90
3 Ray Daviault 25 9 15 .375 3.09 41 26 6 2 204.0 167 87 70 23 109 12 169 4 0 9 1.353 7.4 1.0 4.8 7.5 1.55
4 Robert Faust 25 2 2 .500 4.64 6 4 0 0 33.0 30 19 17 3 19 0 21 3 0 1 1.485 8.2 0.8 5.2 5.7 1.11
5 Ronald Forsythe 24 0 1 .000 10
6 Louis Hribar 24 0 4 .000 5.62 15 5 0 0 48.0 43 37 30 3 39 0 28 1 0 1 1.708 8.1 0.6 7.3 5.2 0.72
7 John Jancse 27 0 1 .000 7
8 Melvin McGavock 22 8 5 .615 3.58 34 5 1 0 118.0 118 59 47 5 58 7 58 3 1 4 1.492 9.0 0.4 4.4 4.4 1.00
9 Larry Miller* 22 2 2 .500 6
10 Chuck Page 23 2 0 1.000 7
11 Ken Rowe 25 15 10 .600 3.20 33 28 14 3 214.0 183 95 76 10 97 5 129 7 1 11 1.308 7.7 0.4 4.1 5.4 1.33
12 Dick Scott* 26 0 2 .000 7
13 Charles Spell 20 9 15 .375 2.98 45 22 8 0 175.0 151 86 58 7 86 10 109 1 0 7 1.354 7.8 0.4 4.4 5.6 1.27
14 Rick Warren* 20 0 2 .000 8
15 William Wells 24 0 0 2
16 Burbon Wheeler 20 2 2 .500 7
16 Players 22.8 63 76 .453 3.63 139 139 100 39 9 1198.0 1049 608 483 85 697 60 797 27 2 50 1.457 7.9 0.6 5.2 6.0 1.14
* - 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
Bobby Catton 88 511 53 7 10 .988 6.41 6
Michael Napoli 31 162 11 6 0 .966 5.58 6
Nate Smith 23 161 8 5 2 .971 7.35 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andrew Vandervelde 123 962 69 14 105 .987 8.38
Richard Ray 23 159 8 4 24 .977 7.26

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Cesar 94 216 262 18 68 .964 5.09
Larry Burright 43 125 115 6 41 .976 5.58

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Robertson 50 28 103 13 11 .910 2.62
Jose Cesar 40 34 72 10 12 .914 2.65
Edward Richardson 33 34 66 13 5 .885 3.03
Richard Ray 19 20 33 3 6 .946 2.79

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Melvin Geho 137 242 399 50 93 .928 4.68

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Fox 137 279 25 15 5 .953 2.22
Sheldon Brodsky 93 165 10 5 2 .972 1.88
Thomas Humber 86 116 11 7 3 .948 1.48
Ernest Rodriguez 53 101 3 8 0 .929 1.96
Albert Fantuzzi 18 33 0 0 0 1.000 1.83
Harold Holderfield 18 23 1 1 1 .960 1.33
Michael Napoli 14 17 0 3 0 .850 1.21
Fran Boniar 13 22 2 0 0 1.000 1.85

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rick Cronk 46 10 31 1 2 .976 0.89
Charles Spell 45 6 19 3 0 .893 0.56
Ray Daviault 41 12 35 3 2 .940 1.15
Melvin McGavock 34 5 15 0 1 1.000 0.59
Ken Rowe 33 12 29 1 3 .976 1.24
William Williams 30 7 6 3 0 .813 0.43
Louis Hribar 15 2 11 5 0 .722 0.87
Ronald Forsythe 10 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.30
Rick Warren 8 0.00
John Jancse 7 0.00
Chuck Page 7 0.00
Dick Scott 7 0.00
Burbon Wheeler 7 0.00
James Churchwell 6 0.00
Robert Faust 6 0.00
Larry Miller 6 0.00
William Wells 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Fran Boniar 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1932
Sheldon Brodsky 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 3, 1936
Larry Burright 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 10, 1937 Roseville, IL, US
Bobby Catton 21 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Dec 17, 1937 New Orleans, LA, US
Jose Cesar 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 25, 1937
James Churchwell 18 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 27, 1941 Macon, GA, US
Rick Cronk 21 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jan 30, 1938
Ray Daviault 25 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 27, 1934 Montreal, QC, CA
Albert Fantuzzi 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1936
Robert Faust 25 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 6, 1933 Chicago, IL, US
Ronald Forsythe 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 19, 1935 West Brownsville, PA, US
Bill Fox 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1933
Melvin Geho 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Harold Holderfield 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 13, 1934 Indianapolis, IN, US
Louis Hribar 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1935
Thomas Humber 26 R R 5' 8.0" 172 1933
John Jancse 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 15, 1931 Slippery Rock, PA, US
Elmer Kohorst 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1935
Melvin McGavock 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 31, 1937
Larry Miller 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 19, 1937 Topeka, KS, US
Michael Napoli 27 R R 5' 9.0" 175 1932
Danny Ozark 35 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 26, 1923 Buffalo, NY, US
Chuck Page 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 28, 1936 Hillsdale, OK, US
Richard Ray 23 R 5' 11.0" 175 1936
Edward Richardson 26 L R 5' 9.0" 165 1933
William Robertson 24 R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 6, 1935 Langdale, AL, US
Ernest Rodriguez 22 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 26, 1937
Ken Rowe 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 31, 1933 Ferndale, MI, US
Dick Scott 26 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 15, 1933 Portsmouth, NH, US
Nate Smith 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 26, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Charles Spell 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 21, 1938
Andrew Vandervelde 23 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1936
Rick Warren 20 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 17, 1939 New York, NY, US
William Wells 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 26, 1934 Miami, FL, US
Burbon Wheeler 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 1, 1938
William Williams 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1937

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