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1959 Burlington Bees

1959 > Class B > 1959 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 54-72
Scored 635 runs, Allowed 710 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-69

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Ray Mueller
Represented: Burlington, IA
Ballpark: Community Field (Burlington, IA)
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 Tony Balsamo 21 2 3 0 .000
2 Randal Booth 22 3 7 0 .000
3 Stewart Bowers* 19 27 41 8 0 0 0 .195 .195 8
4 Harvey Branch 20 6 6 0 .000
5 Jim Brewer* 21 21 53 9 2 0 1 .170 .264 14
6 Jack Bryant* 25 5 14 0 .000
7 Dick Burwell 19 7 7 0 .000
8 Donald Carlson 25 7 26 0 .000
9 Wayne Connally 24 29 110 24 6 0 0 .218 .273 30
10 Donald Davis* 21 118 407 119 15 1 9 .292 .400 163
11 Joseph DiGiacomo 23 4 3 0 .000
12 Sammy Drake# 24 77 295 86 18 8 6 .292 .468 138
13 Pete Embry* 22 50 139 38 7 0 1 .273 .345 48
14 Jack Evans 22 102 331 82 17 4 8 .248 .396 131
15 Kenneth Fisher 23 118 512 139 21 4 8 .271 .375 192
16 Robert Graham 21 34 51 10 2 0 0 .196 .235 12
17 Murray Hall* 21 18 61 13 2 0 2 .213 .344 21
18 Victor Hansen 22 6 4 0 .000
19 Chuck Herzberger# 19 43 64 8 0 0 0 .125 .125 8
20 Ralph Holding 22 86 281 68 10 0 2 .242 .299 84
21 Horace Ingram* 23 124 457 135 25 6 10 .295 .442 202
22 Terry Jones* 21 6 14 0 .000
23 Kenny Lindley 24 61 241 60 15 1 9 .249 .432 104
24 Richard McKee* 21 18 57 15 2 0 1 .263 .351 20
25 William Milone 24 19 13 3 1 0 0 .231 .308 4
26 Perry Noun 20 37 112 20 2 0 2 .179 .250 28
27 Jimmy Prevatt 21 21 11 1 0 0 0 .091 .091 1
28 Don Prince 21 28 65 14 2 3 0 .215 .338 22
29 Spencer Scott 20 121 439 111 19 0 19 .253 .426 187
30 Gary Tomlan* 20 38 53 10 3 0 0 .189 .245 13
31 Ronald Vingle* 22 11 13 4 1 0 1 .308 .615 8
32 David Wondra* 25 101 366 95 8 3 8 .260 .363 133
32 Players 22.2 126 4920 4260 635 1094 184 30 87 568 66 574 891 .257 .343 .375 .718 1599 81 51 35 31
* - 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 Tony Balsamo 21 0 1 .000 4.50 2 10.0 12 6 5 4 1.600 10.8 3.6
2 Stewart Bowers* 19 6 7 .462 4.42 26 14 106.0 100 62 52 7 71 1.613 8.5 0.6 6.0
3 Harvey Branch* 20 1 3 .250 4
4 Jim Brewer* 21 10 10 .500 2.67 21 21 162.0 138 74 48 11 60 1.222 7.7 0.6 3.3
5 Dick Burwell 19 0 2 .000 6.48 7 25.0 19 22 18 32 2.040 6.8 11.5
6 Joseph DiGiacomo* 23 0 2 .000 4
7 Robert Graham 21 3 6 .333 4.13 22 9 98.0 85 56 45 8 57 1.449 7.8 0.7 5.2
8 Victor Hansen 22 0 2 .000 5
9 Chuck Herzberger 19 11 10 .524 4.50 42 23 198.0 187 122 99 28 101 1.455 8.5 1.3 4.6
10 William Milone 24 2 3 .400 4.19 19 0 43.0 38 31 20 1 35 1.698 8.0 0.2 7.3
11 Jimmy Prevatt 21 0 6 .000 7.12 19 7 48.0 53 52 38 4 43 2.000 9.9 0.8 8.1
12 Don Prince 21 8 10 .444 4.15 26 24 169.0 151 108 78 12 90 1.426 8.0 0.6 4.8
13 Gary Tomlan* 20 12 10 .545 4.04 33 18 147.0 154 97 66 14 71 1.531 9.4 0.9 4.3
14 Ronald Vingle* 22 1 0 1.000 4.86 10 1 37.0 32 26 20 2 39 1.919 7.8 0.5 9.5
14 Players 20.4 54 72 .429 4.44 126 126 76 50 6 1088.1 1033 710 537 95 659 34 807 42 11 85 4944 1.555 8.5 0.8 5.4 6.7 1.22
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Herzberger 42 0.00
Gary Tomlan 33 0.00
Stewart Bowers 26 0.00
Don Prince 26 0.00
Robert Graham 22 0.00
Jim Brewer 21 0.00
William Milone 19 0.00
Jimmy Prevatt 19 0.00
Ronald Vingle 10 0.00
Dick Burwell 7 0.00
Victor Hansen 5 0.00
Harvey Branch 4 0.00
Joseph DiGiacomo 4 0.00
Tony Balsamo 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tony Balsamo 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 21, 1937 Brooklyn, NY, US
Randal Booth 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1937
Stewart Bowers 19 L L 6' 1.0" 187 Oct 28, 1939 Baltimore, MD, US
Harvey Branch 20 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 8, 1939 Memphis, TN, US
Jim Brewer 21 L L 6' 1.0" 186 Nov 14, 1937 Merced, CA, US
Jack Bryant 25 L R 6' 0.0" 170 1934
Dick Burwell 19 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 23, 1940 Alton, IL, US
Donald Carlson 25 R 5' 10.0" 175 1934
Wayne Connally 24 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Aug 13, 1934
Donald Davis 21 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 2, 1937 Tulsa, OK, US
Joseph DiGiacomo 23 R L 5' 11.0" 190 1936
Sammy Drake 24 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 7, 1934 Little Rock, AR, US
Pete Embry 22 L R 5' 10.0" 183 Oct 11, 1936 Dallas, TX, US
Jack Evans 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1937
Kenneth Fisher 23 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1936
Robert Graham 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 5, 1938
Murray Hall 21 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1938
Victor Hansen 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1937
Chuck Herzberger 19 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 27, 1939 Streator, IL, US
Ralph Holding 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 30, 1936
Horace Ingram 23 L R 6' 1.0" 195 1936
Terry Jones 21 L R 5' 10.0" 185 1938
Kenny Lindley 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 21, 1935 Alton, IL, US
Richard McKee 21 L R 5' 11.0" 160 1938
William Milone 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1935
Perry Noun 20 R R 5' 10.0" 174 Feb 4, 1939
Jimmy Prevatt 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1938
Don Prince 21 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Apr 5, 1938 Clarkton, NC, US
Spencer Scott 20 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 6, 1939
Gary Tomlan 20 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1939
Ronald Vingle 22 L L 6' 0.0" 200 1937
David Wondra 25 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 11, 1934 Campbellsport, WI, US

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