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1959 Corpus Christi Giants

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Texas League
Overall: 66-79
Scored 733 runs, Allowed 750 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-74

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Ray Murray
Represented: Corpus Christi, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jack Bossard2945183163213970015231515.239.313.282.59546311
2Tom Bowers2529665741710050045.298.333.316.64918032
3Ernie Bowman2314057051867132179556502653.255.291.351.6431822213
4Pete Carmona264918317424515301510510.293.315.356.67162121
5George Case2419432632000100912.077.314.077.3912080
6Robin Coffman*2359221202235253121621314.257.301.327.62866051
7Charles Davis23610000.000.0000
8Charlie Dees*24138523475741443481069623074.303.355.472.8272241125
9John Fitzgerald*2523312945000000212.
10Sid Harvey2315525071350170026.260.288.420.70821000
11Phil Jantze*241064143535691176760504229.258.330.399.7301412512
12Dick LeMay*204080691111200300924.
13Michael Lutz311174413505788901246137151.251.392.380.7721331325Stats for 2 teams
14Richard Maibauer279102.200Stats for 2 teams
15James Miller*25166858814120400108.241.353.328.68119000
16Joseph Moran*247134.308
17Ray Murray4183223198226590438012323.328.396.434.83186011
18Stan Palys2943150127164641431011813.362.443.504.94764212
19Gaylord Perry2041706438000300411.
20James Rice2512957342610812620716599413563.296.465.488.953208192
21Tony Risinger#24476753129110300915.
22Eric Rodin29241019016336071920914.367.436.6671.10260200
23Richard Sovde241027195401030056.211.375.316.6916030
24Verle Tiefenthaler*2148524933100300129.
25Ben Valley*2112848644057103127670403654.234.287.334.621147028
26John Weekly22140577502921392562382635693.277.349.488.837245478
27Neil Wilson*24993593204380173542133147.250.323.369.692118431
28Roy Wright252917161200000019.
29Andrew Yetsko23681.125
29 Players25.014555154781733124219757986545019562673.260.339.386.72618479240825036
* - 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
1Tom Bowers25912.4293.80292290154.0176966516645762091.55810.
2George Case2466.5004.72181451103.0119575411424531111.56310.
3Charles Davis23101.0006
4John Fitzgerald*2526.2503.9923102079.08543355643741091.8869.
5Dick LeMay*201013.4354.033325110201.021710990189012945051.5279.
6Richard Maibauer2722.5009Stats for 2 teams
7Ray Murray41004
8Gaylord Perry201011.4764.05412671191.0218120862069511941121.50310.
9Tony Risinger2498.5294.39371961160.01709478114131066071.3199.
10Richard Sovde2462.7503.691084161.06733251161384001.3619.
11Bert Thiel33002
12Verle Tiefenthaler211013.4353.69481350166.0190876811589532041.49410.
13Roy Wright2515.1675.592920058.06943364446402091.94810.
14Andrew Yetsko2312.3336
14 Players22.96679.4554.26145145974841238.014067505869553050702324631.56410.
* - 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


Neil Wilson96478451211.9785.456
Ray Murray522232733.9884.816
Sid Harvey1263420.9715.583


Charlie Dees13411206827117.9788.87
Stan Palys1484539.9676.36


Ernie Bowman1323433802296.9705.48
James Rice213258110.9894.29


James Rice110902023216.9012.65
Phil Jantze23152743.9131.83
Jack Bossard16133044.9152.69
Ben Valley1171632.8852.09


Ben Valley901342353153.9234.10
Pete Carmona48721372935.8784.35
Jack Bossard12163355.9074.08


Phil Jantze81115763.9531.51
Robin Coffman4986661.9391.88
Stan Palys1319110.9521.54
James Miller12201001.0001.75


John Weekly1393951994.9792.98


Michael Lutz103135421.9861.35Stats for 2 teams
Eric Rodin2234213.9731.64
Ben Valley1825110.9631.44
Stan Palys15152001.0001.13


Verle Tiefenthaler48103710.9790.98
Gaylord Perry41114952.9231.46
Tony Risinger3773435.9321.11
Dick LeMay33848021.0001.70
Tom Bowers29155054.9292.24
Roy Wright29213021.0000.52
John Fitzgerald23015011.0000.65
George Case18418031.0001.22
Richard Sovde1031021.8671.30
Richard Maibauer9Stats for 2 teams
Charles Davis6
Andrew Yetsko6
Ray Murray4
Bert Thiel2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jack Bossard29R5' 11.0"165Apr 21, 1930Blythewood, SC, US
Tom Bowers25RR6' 0.0"180Apr 4, 1934
Ernie Bowman23RR5' 10.0"160Jul 28, 1935Johnson City, TN, US
Pete Carmona26RR6' 1.0"165Oct 28, 1932Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MX
George Case24RR5' 10.0"185Jan 14, 1935Winsted, CT, US
Robin Coffman23LR6' 1.0"180Oct 3, 1935
Charles Davis23RR6' 0.0"1601936
Charlie Dees24LL6' 1.0"173Jun 24, 1935Birmingham, AL, US
John Fitzgerald25LL6' 3.0"190Sep 15, 1933Brooklyn, NY, US
Sid Harvey23RR6' 2.0"190Nov 5, 1935Oakland, CA, US
Phil Jantze24LR6' 1.0"1901935
Dick LeMay20LL6' 3.0"190Aug 28, 1938Cincinnati, OH, US
Michael Lutz31RR6' 1.0"208Aug 29, 1927
Richard Maibauer27RR6' 2.0"195Feb 24, 1932
James Miller25LR5' 11.0"1701934
Joseph Moran24LR5' 10.0"1781935
Ray Murray41RR6' 3.0"204Oct 12, 1917Spring Hope, NC, US
Stan Palys29RR6' 2.0"190May 1, 1930Blakely, PA, US
Gaylord Perry20RR6' 4.0"205Sep 15, 1938Williamston, NC, US
James Rice25RR5' 10.0"160Sep 25, 1933
Tony Risinger24SR6' 0.0"165Mar 20, 1935
Eric Rodin29RR6' 2.0"215Feb 5, 1930Orange, NJ, US
Richard Sovde24RR6' 8.0"200Mar 9, 1935
Bert Thiel33RR5' 10.0"185May 4, 1926Marion, WI, US
Verle Tiefenthaler21LR6' 1.0"190Jul 11, 1937Brenda, IA, US
Ben Valley21LR6' 0.0"187Jul 16, 1937Richlands, VA, US
John Weekly22RR6' 0.0"200Jun 14, 1937Waterproof, LA, US
Neil Wilson24LR6' 1.0"175Jun 14, 1935Lexington, TN, US
Roy Wright25RR6' 2.0"170Sep 26, 1933Buchtel, OH, US
Andrew Yetsko23RR5' 11.0"1851936

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