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1961 Shreveport Sports

1961 > Class AA > 1961 Southern Association
Overall: 69-84
Scored 783 runs, Allowed 840 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-81

Affiliation: Kansas City Athletics-AL
Manager: Les Peden
Represented: Shreveport, LA
Ballpark: Spar Stadium (Shreveport, LA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 Ray Blemker 23 15 18 18 2 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .556 .556 .611 1.167 11
2 Charles Bogan 26 42 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .077 .143 .077 .220 1
3 Patrick Centilli 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
4 Frank Cipriani 20 93 329 309 41 88 15 3 4 36 1 20 26 .285 .328 .392 .720 121
5 Ronald Debus* 23 143 604 547 78 166 31 3 12 86 0 57 48 .303 .369 .437 .806 239
6 Bobby Durnbaugh 28 104 400 361 49 85 10 0 2 21 0 39 26 .235 .310 .280 .590 101 Stats for 2 teams
7 Robert Flynn 19 53 70 67 6 18 4 1 4 9 0 3 17 .269 .300 .537 .837 36
8 Tony Frulio 24 80 269 243 37 81 23 2 9 35 0 26 28 .333 .398 .556 .953 135
9 Alex George* 22 137 553 482 86 133 19 4 16 68 1 71 92 .276 .369 .432 .800 208
10 Al Grunwald* 31 92 151 142 17 39 9 0 2 28 0 9 39 .275 .318 .380 .698 54
11 Robert Hoffman 24 5 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Ronald Hogg* 22 136 554 500 77 123 19 5 15 70 11 54 90 .246 .319 .394 .713 197
13 Woody Huyke 23 75 317 292 41 89 21 4 4 46 2 25 28 .305 .360 .445 .805 130
14 James Johnson 26 7 5 1 .200
15 Neil Junker* 22 16 46 43 3 8 0 1 0 2 1 3 9 .186 .239 .233 .472 10
16 Bill Kern 28 136 529 457 90 127 23 2 24 91 0 72 68 .278 .376 .495 .871 226
17 Bill Kirk* 26 24 10 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .111 .200 .111 .311 1
18 Lou Klimchock* 21 44 184 165 23 41 8 0 2 22 0 19 9 .248 .326 .333 .659 55
19 Gordon MacKenzie 23 116 423 381 44 103 15 3 6 45 0 42 51 .270 .343 .373 .715 142
20 Fred Norman# 18 20 14 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .000 .071 .000 .071 0
21 Ronald Overcash* 21 136 508 444 54 114 20 5 6 49 2 64 65 .257 .350 .365 .715 162
22 Les Peden 37 73 205 184 21 52 12 0 7 31 0 21 24 .283 .356 .462 .818 85
23 Dan Pfister 24 62 72 66 13 18 2 1 0 5 0 6 7 .273 .333 .333 .667 22
24 Leo Posada 25 11 50 36 5 10 3 1 0 2 0 14 4 .278 .480 .417 .897 15
25 Dutch Romberger 34 37 9 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .333 .556 3
26 Charles Secrest* 25 101 355 303 57 76 11 4 3 40 5 52 41 .251 .361 .343 .704 104
27 Paul Seitz 20 37 58 54 7 11 4 0 0 4 0 4 24 .204 .259 .278 .536 15
28 Ray Tabacchi 27 29 135 114 21 31 3 0 0 9 2 21 7 .272 .385 .298 .683 34
29 Harry Taylor 25 9 12 1 .083
30 John Tupper 24 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Dave Wickersham 25 58 33 30 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 10 .133 .212 .133 .345 4
32 Dale Willis 23 34 59 54 4 8 0 0 0 3 0 5 23 .148 .220 .148 .368 8
32 Players 24.2 153 5949 5264 783 1419 251 38 116 708 27 606 758 .270 .343 .398 .740 2094 142 40 39 45
* - 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 Ray Blemker* 23 1 2 .333 5.58 14 6 40.1 49 28 25 3 27 1.884 10.9 0.7 6.0
2 Charles Bogan* 26 4 4 .500 4.99 41 1 74.0 56 42 41 10 30 1.162 6.8 1.2 3.6
3 Patrick Centilli 23 1 0 1.000 3.60 1 5.0 2
4 Robert Flynn 19 4 8 .333 5.98 37 16 143.0 155 114 95 11 99 1.776 9.8 0.7 6.2
5 Al Grunwald* 31 11 9 .550 3.99 29 25 194.0 176 97 86 18 90 1.371 8.2 0.8 4.2
6 Robert Hoffman* 24 0 0 12.66 5 10.2 15
7 James Johnson 26 0 2 .000 10.91 7 15.2 19
8 Bill Kirk* 26 1 0 1.000 5.05 18 5 46.1 49 34 26 5 31 1.727 9.5 1.0 6.0
9 Fred Norman* 18 1 7 .125 5.70 14 11 53.2 45 43 34 1 64 2.031 7.5 0.2 10.7
10 Dan Pfister 24 10 16 .385 5.39 38 30 197.0 225 142 118 18 113 1.716 10.3 0.8 5.2
11 Dutch Romberger 34 4 1 .800 3.95 37 1 54.2 59 27 24 4 23 1.500 9.7 0.7 3.8
12 Jose Santiago 20 0 1 .000 20.25 3 1.1 2 3 3 4 4.500 13.5 27.0
13 Paul Seitz 20 6 8 .429 4.85 37 222 161.1 164 107 87 10 115 1.729 9.1 0.6 6.4
14 Harry Taylor 25 1 4 .200 7.67 9 5 31.2 37 33 27 7 26 1.989 10.5 2.0 7.4
15 John Tupper 24 0 0 3.65 5 12.1 5
16 Dave Wickersham 25 14 11 .560 2.45 57 0 121.0 90 51 33 8 44 1.107 6.7 0.6 3.3
17 Dale Willis 23 11 11 .500 3.09 32 19 169.0 124 70 58 11 107 1.367 6.6 0.6 5.7
17 Players 23.2 69 84 .451 4.72 153 153 119 34 7 1335.2 1322 840 700 118 814 45 898 31 7 67 1.599 8.9 0.8 5.5 6.1 1.10
* - 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
Gordon MacKenzie 115 672 56 15 6 .980 6.33 10
Les Peden 40 217 16 2 3 .991 5.83 6
Neil Junker 16 90 9 2 0 .980 6.19 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Overcash 130 968 86 14 80 .987 8.11
Bill Kern 17 139 13 3 11 .981 8.94
Al Grunwald 11 40 7 0 6 1.000 4.27

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex George 68 163 143 11 20 .965 4.50
Lou Klimchock 44 96 106 5 20 .976 4.59
Ray Tabacchi 26 61 88 6 16 .961 5.73
Tony Frulio 22 44 56 6 11 .943 4.55

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Debus 87 81 126 13 14 .941 2.38
Woody Huyke 66 80 98 12 11 .937 2.70

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Durnbaugh 94 175 253 19 63 .957 4.55 Stats for 2 teams
Ronald Debus 57 89 127 14 18 .939 3.79
Alex George 19 50 39 13 11 .873 4.68
Tony Frulio 16 23 26 1 6 .980 3.06

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Hogg 132 299 8 12 1 .962 2.33
Bill Kern 118 191 15 2 1 .990 1.75
Charles Secrest 96 155 7 9 3 .947 1.69
Frank Cipriani 87 139 10 6 3 .961 1.71
Alex George 37 43 1 2 1 .957 1.19
Tony Frulio 30 53 0 1 0 .981 1.77
Leo Posada 11 18 2 1 0 .952 1.82

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ray Blemker 23 R L 5' 11.0" 190 Aug 9, 1937 Huntingburg, IN, US
Charles Bogan 26 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 12, 1934 Fayetteville, AR, US
Patrick Centilli 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1938
Frank Cipriani 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 14, 1941 Buffalo, NY, US
Ronald Debus 23 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 2, 1937
Bobby Durnbaugh 28 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 15, 1933 Dayton, OH, US
Robert Flynn 19 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 2, 1942
Tony Frulio 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 11, 1936 Brooklyn, NY, US
Alex George 22 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 27, 1938 Kansas City, MO, US
Al Grunwald 31 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 13, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Robert Hoffman 24 R L 6' 2.0" 160 Sep 13, 1936
Ronald Hogg 22 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 19, 1938 Freeland, PA, US
Woody Huyke 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 28, 1937 San Juan, PR
James Johnson 26 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1935
Neil Junker 22 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 25, 1938
Bill Kern 28 R R 6' 2.0" 184 Feb 28, 1933 Coplay, PA, US
Bill Kirk 26 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Jul 19, 1934 Coatesville, PA, US
Lou Klimchock 21 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 15, 1939 Hostetter, PA, US
Gordon MacKenzie 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 9, 1937 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Fred Norman 18 S L 5' 8.0" 155 Aug 20, 1942 San Antonio, TX, US
Ronald Overcash 21 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 26, 1940
Les Peden 37 R R 6' 1.0" 212 Sep 17, 1923 Azle, TX, US
Dan Pfister 24 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Dec 20, 1936 Plainfield, NJ, US
Leo Posada 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 15, 1936 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Dutch Romberger 34 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1927 Klingerstown, PA, US
Jose Santiago 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 15, 1940 Juana Diaz, PR
Charles Secrest 25 L L 5' 9.0" 175 Jan 9, 1936
Paul Seitz 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 16, 1940
Ray Tabacchi 27 R R 5' 10.0" 155 1934
Harry Taylor 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 2, 1935 San Angelo, TX, US
John Tupper 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1937
Dave Wickersham 25 R R 6' 3.0" 188 Sep 27, 1935 Erie, PA, US
Dale Willis 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 29, 1938 Calhoun, GA, US

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