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1959 San Antonio Missions

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Texas League
Overall: 75-70
Scored 685 runs, Allowed 699 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-74

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Grady Hatton
Represented: San Antonio, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Candido Andrade22131.333
2Asdrubal Baro322910184420220600155.238.347.310.65626002
3Hoyt Benedict293413110000000006. for 3 teams
4Dick Bertell23207564711111900810.
5Jim Brewer*211022212410020014.
6Wayne Connally24101412361429381026013849.258.333.285.619103544
7Richard Czekaj23541751532437100623101949.242.322.425.74765012
8Alfred Diez25110000.000.0000
9Sammy Drake#24371761553347121214741815.303.376.432.80867030
10Dick Drilling291211100000000019.
11Frank Ernaga2869258219225373527013642.242.350.370.72081111
12Dave Gerard22101072200010012.286.375.286.6612020
13Ron Goerger*2219302437100100313.292.370.333.7048030
14John Goetz2134584975102800516.
15Russ Gragg*25142603517811402431451077220.271.362.335.696173464
16Arnold Hallgren261335344610020011.
17Lee Handley24131534460821482721480446644.322.407.480.887221233
18J C Hartman25142618545801501735481364957.275.340.345.6851887125
19Grady Hatton*36417967919200610116.284.380.313.69321001
20Ralph Holding229254.160
21Footer Johnson*2711941736358106176350024226.292.360.397.757144066
22Lou Johnson243012111317371034251148.327.353.575.92865121
23Mike Lemish32220000.000.0000
24Kenny Lindley2419484747200400110.
25Joe Margoneri*292740384720040009.
26Gordon Massa*23782532122761150127113631.288.390.373.76379122
27Manny Montejo234318142510050004.357.357.429.7866040
28Robert Moore23610000.000.0000
29Kenneth Moursund22310000.000.0000
30Dave Newkirk27342.500
31Fernando Osorio293314131000000014.
32Nat Peeples3390341278497190848935654.255.374.374.748104016Stats for 2 teams
33Ron Perranoski*23387156410200400618.
34Jose Santiago3038736328000400419.
35Ron Santo19136573505821653531187225654.327.390.473.863239147
36James Schandevel2231524034001200711.
37Bill Schmidt2325837731830180066.234.289.312.60124000
38Allen Shaw237182.111
39Billy Williams*2194412371571182271079403739.318.382.496.878184211
39 Players24.714555734847685132322436716214927567618.273.350.378.728183211527894338
* - 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
1Candido Andrade22001
2Hoyt Benedict2954.5565.603400053.06136337363234011.83010. for 3 teams
3Jim Brewer*2141.8004.791042047.04529252312340031.6178.
4Alfred Diez25001
5Dick Drilling2923.4005.821200034.04926223215182012.05913.
6Dave Gerard2222.50010
7Ron Goerger*2266.5004.9419134082.096494574823951101.75610.
8John Goetz21129.5714.58342641163.01679583810351127081.6569.
9Grady Hatton36004
10Dizzy Higginbottom*2401.0004
11Mike Lemish32002
12Joe Margoneri*2947.3643.15251551117.09947416507662001.2747.
13Manny Montejo2374.6363.844210075.06334324292605021.2277.
14Robert Moore23006
15Kenneth Moursund22003
16Dave Newkirk2701.0003
17Fernando Osorio2933.5004.063220071.089463211171302011.49311.
18Ron Perranoski*231110.5243.123726102199.01888969138571392091.3728.
19Jose Santiago30149.6093.10383061212.02059273146041213021.2508.
20James Schandevel22612.3334.43262260134.0147916610673942061.5979.
20 Players25.27570.5174.061451451073861254.012926995668558144755342451.4949.
* - 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


Gordon Massa602243242.9854.2711
Richard Czekaj4519735103.9595.166
Bill Schmidt221371230.9806.772
Dick Bertell19991741.9676.110


Billy Williams68518482051.9668.32
Footer Johnson6652340349.9958.53
Lee Handley171035510.9566.35


Wayne Connally98268245954.9835.23
Sammy Drake3790112424.9815.46
Grady Hatton10172425.9534.10


Ron Santo1341582465328.8843.01
Kenny Lindley1052525.9383.00


J C Hartman1422263894263.9364.33


Nat Peeples66102370.9381.59Stats for 2 teams
Frank Ernaga59111811.9922.02
Billy Williams2360611.9852.87
Russ Gragg1633010.9712.06
Footer Johnson14180001.0001.29
Asdrubal Baro10201001.0002.10


Russ Gragg114217661.9741.96
Lou Johnson2893220.9793.39


Lee Handley1051851642.9801.91
Footer Johnson20324011.0001.80
Asdrubal Baro1523510.9661.87


Manny Montejo42710011.0000.40
Jose Santiago38428011.0000.84
Ron Perranoski37144443.9351.57
Hoyt Benedict34110011.0000.32Stats for 3 teams
John Goetz34112072.8160.91
Fernando Osorio32413001.0000.53
James Schandevel26132611.9751.50
Joe Margoneri2572511.9701.28
Ron Goerger1941810.9571.16
Dick Drilling1208001.0000.67
Jim Brewer1026001.0000.80
Dave Gerard1023011.0000.50
Robert Moore6
Grady Hatton4
Dizzy Higginbottom4
Kenneth Moursund3
Dave Newkirk3
Mike Lemish2
Candido Andrade1
Alfred Diez1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Candido Andrade22RR6' 5.0"1701937
Asdrubal Baro32RR5' 10.0"172Nov 21, 1926Mayari, Holguin, CU
Hoyt Benedict29RR5' 11.0"1751930
Dick Bertell23RR6' 0.0"200Nov 21, 1935Oak Park, IL, US
Jim Brewer21LL6' 1.0"186Nov 14, 1937Merced, CA, US
Wayne Connally24RR5' 11.0"155Aug 13, 1934
Richard Czekaj23R5' 8.0"180Aug 30, 1935Philadelphia, PA, US
Alfred Diez25RR6' 3.0"185Mar 22, 1934MX
Sammy Drake24SR5' 11.0"175Oct 7, 1934Little Rock, AR, US
Dick Drilling29RR6' 2.0"185Jul 23, 1929Fonda, IA, US
Frank Ernaga28RR6' 1.0"195Aug 22, 1930Susanville, CA, US
Dave Gerard22RR6' 2.0"205Aug 6, 1936New York, NY, US
Ron Goerger22LL6' 2.0"200Jan 23, 1937Tacoma, WA, US
John Goetz21RR6' 0.0"185Oct 24, 1937Goetzville, MI, US
Russ Gragg25LR6' 1.0"1751934
Arnold Hallgren26RR6' 1.0"190Apr 12, 1933Windfield, AB, CA
Lee Handley24RR6' 0.0"195Jan 3, 1935Chicago, IL, US
J C Hartman25RR6' 0.0"175Apr 15, 1934Cottonton, AL, US
Grady Hatton36LR5' 8.0"170Oct 7, 1922Beaumont, TX, US
Dizzy Higginbottom24LL6' 4.0"1801935
Ralph Holding22RR6' 1.0"195Oct 30, 1936
Footer Johnson27LL5' 11.0"175Feb 15, 1932Dayton, OH, US
Lou Johnson24RR5' 11.0"170Sep 22, 1934Lexington, KY, US
Mike Lemish32RR5' 9.0"195Jul 27, 1926Fort Wayne, IN, US
Kenny Lindley24RR6' 2.0"200Jun 21, 1935Alton, IL, US
Joe Margoneri29LL6' 0.0"185Jan 13, 1930Somerset, PA, US
Gordon Massa23LR6' 3.0"210Sep 2, 1935Cincinnati, OH, US
Manny Montejo23RR5' 11.0"150Oct 16, 1935Caibarien, CU
Robert Moore23RR6' 2.0"1951936
Kenneth Moursund22RR6' 2.0"1901937
Dave Newkirk27RR6' 3.0"195Jul 13, 1931Blackwell, OK, US
Fernando Osorio29RR6' 2.0"165Nov 21, 1929Panama, Panama, PA
Nat Peeples33RR6' 1.0"185Jun 29, 1926Memphis, TN, US
Ron Perranoski23LL6' 0.0"180Apr 1, 1936Paterson, NJ, US
Jose Santiago30RR5' 10.0"175Sep 4, 1928Coamo, PR
Ron Santo19RR6' 0.0"190Feb 25, 1940Seattle, WA, US
James Schandevel22RR6' 1.0"175Mar 15, 1937
Bill Schmidt23RR5' 11.0"1801936
Allen Shaw23RR5' 11.0"1741936
Billy Williams21LR6' 1.0"175Jun 15, 1938Whistler, AL, US

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