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1959 Rochester Red Wings

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 International League
Overall: 74-80
Scored 711 runs, Allowed 688 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Cot Deal
Represented: Rochester, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bob Blaylock24520000.000.0000
2Marshall Bridges#281127272200131010.
3Cal Browning*214685797203106049.253.289.316.606250200
4Bob Burda*201754486122004066.250.333.292.625140000
5Duke Carmel*2222736461130010716.
6Joseph Christian2830534281031140105.238.377.429.806180010
7Cot Deal#3632000000.000.0000
8Jim Donohue20720000.000.0000
9Luke Easter*43143570478681253222276084122.262.377.475.8522276029Stats for 2 teams
10Chuck Essegian271042376112045055.297.381.6761.057250001
11Jim Frey*2811439133856100172114204925.296.387.456.8421541305
12Bill Greason34262926231012028.
13Gene Green2610242739456120242197112461.305.352.520.8722056125
14Billy Harrell3014261356480150279176953892.266.313.436.7492462545
15Allen Herring23481.125
16James Hiland25431413120000018.
17Tom Hurd35231110000000005.
18Charlie James211526606079618232131879103888.300.343.484.8272944657
19Ron Kabbes2048123113102021080627.
20Bob Keegan383593827191003028.
21Tim McCarver*1717737010251108133.357.384.400.784280001
22Joe McClain26483835783016027.229.270.400.670140100
23Jim McKnight2322746681311210354.197.243.333.577220030
24Lloyd Merritt26730000.000.0000
25Bob Miller203748464800000125.
26Howie Nunn232651454610040117.
27Johnny O'Brien28268372111550271810.208.296.361.657261200
28Gene Oliver24462021713145132124022830.263.373.573.946982105
29Dick Rand2891305258256312232824548.244.361.341.7028820017
30Dick Ricketts*252543401610020113.
31Wally Shannon*26883613205593145135013740.291.366.488.8531561304
32Bill Smith*2528545121200170111.
33Bobby Smith25391481431936713111317.252.265.378.643540110
34Chuck Staniland238424121826479183622175.216.288.376.664821102
35Lee Tate2768267231235411021622726.234.317.307.624713245
36Frank Verdi331154293734511016224134333.295.366.365.7311362653
37George Wilson*3489275233376372123604231.270.382.472.8541100002
37 Players28.01555896524371113802464815466635535870.263.333.417.7502184315928
* - 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
1Bob Blaylock2401.0004
2Marshall Bridges*2833.5003.5511103166.05128261404644011.3797.
3Cal Browning*211311.5424.89402970197.01951151072665213511121.3208.
4Jim Donohue20003.0069.06335101.2226.
5Bill Greason3421.6675.592341058.07237367303441021.75911.
6James Hiland2516.1435.354331079.098504713304581131.62011.
7Tom Hurd3522.5003.562300043.04621174194290021.5129.
8Bob Keegan381810.6433.043431152234.02188979126661227051.2148.
9Robert List*22101.0003
10Joe McClain2638.2734.4346400126.0151686214306650041.43710.
11Lloyd Merritt26007
12Bob Miller20812.4003.50252072139.014460548434764131.3459.
13Howie Nunn2389.4714.03261661125.0127665614398752131.3289.
14Dick Ricketts25610.3753.48221881119.0119594684751062151.3959.
15Bill Smith*2597.5633.82261882132.0145635613284812021.3119.
15 Players26.67480.481155155688
* - 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


Dick Rand784642333.9946.243
Chuck Staniland663382254.9865.455
Tim McCarver16949021.0006.444
Gene Green1366431.9595.381


Luke Easter1381105852083.9838.62Stats for 2 teams
Gene Oliver292367222.9928.38
Chuck Staniland14645051.0004.93


Wally Shannon811581911135.9694.31
Billy Harrell276078617.9585.11
Johnny O'Brien19415439.9695.00
Frank Verdi15263463.9094.00
Lee Tate122833081.0005.08


Frank Verdi85751392112.9112.52
Billy Harrell51317456.9552.06
Gene Green27143162.8821.67
Jim McKnight1061515.9552.10


Billy Harrell71101160824.9703.68
Lee Tate5696168718.9744.71
Ron Kabbes374498916.9403.84


Charlie James151336983.9772.28
Jim Frey93157742.9761.76
Gene Green77128653.9641.74
George Wilson6997330.9711.45
Bobby Smith3795220.9802.62
Duke Carmel17310001.0001.82
Gene Oliver1741111.9772.47
Bob Burda14241001.0001.79
Joseph Christian1212120.8671.08
Chuck Essegian10170001.0001.70


Joe McClain46102511.9720.76
James Hiland4331510.9470.42
Cal Browning4093121.9521.00
Bob Keegan34214122.9691.82
Howie Nunn26102920.9511.50
Bill Smith2641740.8400.81
Bob Miller251233011.0001.80
Bill Greason23610001.0000.70
Tom Hurd2321511.9440.74
Dick Ricketts2291423.9201.05
Marshall Bridges11712011.0001.73
Lloyd Merritt7
Jim Donohue6
Bob Blaylock4
Robert List3

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bob Blaylock24RR6' 1.0"185Jun 28, 1935Chattanooga, TN, US
Marshall Bridges28SL6' 1.0"165Jun 2, 1931Jackson, MS, US
Cal Browning21LL5' 11.0"190Mar 16, 1938Burns Flat, OK, US
Bob Burda20LL5' 11.0"174Jul 16, 1938St. Louis, MO, US
Duke Carmel22LL6' 3.0"202Apr 23, 1937New York, NY, US
Joseph Christian28RR5' 10.0"180May 9, 1931Moon Run, PA, US
Cot Deal36SR5' 10.0"185Jan 23, 1923Arapaho, OK, US
Jim Donohue20RR6' 4.0"190Oct 31, 1938St. Louis, MO, US
Luke Easter43LR6' 4.0"240Aug 4, 1915Jonestown, MS, US
Chuck Essegian27RR5' 11.0"200Aug 9, 1931Boston, MA, US
Jim Frey28LL5' 9.0"170May 26, 1931Cleveland, OH, US
Bill Greason34RR5' 10.0"170Sep 3, 1924Atlanta, GA, US
Gene Green26RR6' 2.0"200Jun 26, 1933Los Angeles, CA, US
Billy Harrell30RR6' 1.0"180Jul 18, 1928Norristown, PA, US
Allen Herring23RR6' 4.0"210Mar 23, 1936
James Hiland25RR6' 2.0"2001934
Dick Hughes21RR6' 3.0"195Feb 13, 1938Stephens, AR, US
Tom Hurd35RR5' 9.0"155May 27, 1924Danville, VA, US
Charlie James21RR6' 1.0"195Dec 22, 1937St. Louis, MO, US
Ron Kabbes20RR5' 11.0"175Dec 29, 1938Effingham, IL, US
Bob Keegan38RR6' 2.0"207Aug 4, 1920Rochester, NY, US
Robert List22RL6' 2.0"1851937
Tim McCarver17LR6' 0.0"183Oct 16, 1941Memphis, TN, US
Joe McClain26RR6' 0.0"183May 5, 1933Johnson City, TN, US
Jim McKnight23RR6' 1.0"185Jun 1, 1936Bee Branch, AR, US
Lloyd Merritt26RR6' 0.0"189Apr 8, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Miller20RR6' 1.0"180Feb 18, 1939St. Louis, MO, US
Howie Nunn23RR6' 0.0"173Oct 18, 1935Westfield, NC, US
Johnny O'Brien28RR5' 9.0"170Dec 11, 1930South Amboy, NJ, US
Gene Oliver24RR6' 2.0"225Mar 22, 1935Moline, IL, US
Dick Rand28RR6' 2.0"185Mar 7, 1931South Gate, CA, US
Dick Ricketts25LR6' 7.0"215Dec 4, 1933Pottstown, PA, US
Wally Shannon26LR6' 0.0"178Jan 23, 1933Cleveland, OH, US
Bill Smith25LL6' 0.0"190Jun 8, 1934Washington, DC, US
Bobby Smith25RR5' 11.0"180May 28, 1934Hood River, OR, US
Chuck Staniland23RR6' 5.0"210Jul 29, 1935Providence, RI, US
Lee Tate27RR5' 10.0"165Mar 18, 1932Black Rock, AR, US
Frank Verdi33RR5' 10.0"170Jun 2, 1926Brooklyn, NY, US
George Wilson34LR6' 1.0"185Aug 31, 1924Cherryville, NC, US

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