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1959 Atlanta Crackers

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Southern Association
Overall: 56-96
Scored 605 runs, Allowed 813 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-96

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Robert Montag and Bud Bates
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jack Baumer305920716433366092413535.220.368.421.788694312
2Ross Carter23810.000
3Larry Click2225105957277001031020.284.352.358.710340000
4Chuck Coles*28101380313406511463016282.208.345.326.6711024015Stats for 2 teams
5Leo Cristante322739332300010413.
6Joe Delfino23120.000
7Harold DeMars*21202518430002045.167.318.167.48530300
8John DeMerit239287.250
9Wendell Doss241276110000014.
10Al Federoff34119472407341137344014817.278.361.339.7001388453
11Don Ganus*22143028240003023.
12Bill Hamilton*22992.222
13Jack Hannah*26101715330003024.
14Bob Hartsfield*271315044416211420365185858.259.345.358.7031581228
15Bob Hendley20162320650003020.250.318.250.56850100
16Dale Hendrickson*223746431600031110.
17Brent Holder*2611549144559121122105763943.272.329.375.7051671242
18Robert Jacobs2253208184213610021152037.
19J.W. Jones293221.000
20Charles Kolakowski2635615381140150612.208.288.340.628180200Stats for 2 teams
21Maurice Lerner2322897671822065126.237.341.316.657240101
22Em Lindbeck*2413756651470146288176774288.284.339.469.8082413345
23Ronald Liptak214120.000
24Michael Marinko*27642.500
25Jack McMahan26940.000
26Robert Montag*36172621340011056.190.346.333.67970000
27Moose Morton28115387350299216175503688.263.331.374.7051310014Stats for 2 teams
28Bill Moss*2129103842018202401419.214.343.310.653263112
29Gerry Nelson251531251310010310.
30Emil Panko24973843285287101185704551.265.359.466.8261536053
31Claude Raymond2246575241730040211.327.345.385.730200210
32Ray Rippelmeyer256715513219367051701636.273.355.439.795582320
33Jack Roberts#29292219040002039.211.318.211.52940000
34Bob Ross30101010140001001.400.400.400.80040000
35Ray Shearer2910641235960115182106025048.320.402.465.8681670217Stats for 2 teams
36Malcolm Simmons24291413100000015. for 2 teams
37Ed Stevens*3460223204214711142311632.230.287.353.640721021Stats for 2 teams
38Bob Talbot3211446544355121144639121628.273.298.363.6611611231
39Hawk Taylor20993673373210023043622333.297.347.401.7481354122
40Bob Uecker242687776178211601021.221.310.416.726320003
41Corky Valentine303637343620000216.
42Robert Warner228275.185
42 Players26.81535659497060512782033010156550570799.257.337.371.708184411942433446
* - 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
1Edward Banach23004
2Ross Carter2314.2008
3Leo Cristante3259.3575.30261451107.0139716314394470021.66411.
4Harold DeMars*2137.3006.5218132069.08054506503578071.88410.
5Wendell Doss24101.00012
6Bill Hamilton*2202.0009
7Jack Hannah2623.4005.521081044.05631273302280041.95511.
8Bob Hendley*2046.4005.0213104161.06139346311422031.5089.
9Dale Hendrickson*22510.3334.20362050133.01458962411410982071.9479.
10Charles Kolakowski26815.3484.61332580162.016810883910981166081.7109. for 2 teams
11Michael Marinko*2701.0006
12Jack McMahan*26101.0009
13Moose Morton28005Stats for 2 teams
14Gerry Nelson2539.2505.1815124080.08752468371512061.5509.
15Jim Post*33004
16Claude Raymond2247.3642.0337952111.091382564771012031.2437.
17Ray Rippelmeyer251112.4783.212323191188.0191876722546918021.3039.
18Jack Roberts2926.2503.202931076.07440276465414181.5798.
19Bob Ross*3022.5005.341041032.04123194201211031.90611.
20Malcolm Simmons2434.4296.182931051.05039352426291031.8048. for 2 teams
21Corky Valentine3043.5714.2436300104.013166497457585021.69211.
21 Players25.35696.3684.55153153985551292.1141581365311170860827452611.6439.
* - 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


Moose Morton8542948911.9815.6111Stats for 2 teams
Hawk Taylor56326241211.9676.259
Bob Uecker201261033.9786.802


Chuck Coles6752258954.9858.66Stats for 2 teams
Ed Stevens5845140443.9928.47Stats for 2 teams
Ray Shearer5136943735.9838.08Stats for 2 teams
Bill Moss2721213330.9878.33


Al Federoff551401891046.9715.98
Robert Jacobs521061561034.9635.04
Bob Hartsfield316287821.9494.81
Maurice Lerner204365619.9475.40


Jack Baumer54451001318.9182.69
Bob Hartsfield494668109.9192.33
Al Federoff20112811.9751.95
Brent Holder17132936.9332.47
Moose Morton15133011.9772.87Stats for 2 teams


Brent Holder971922462257.9524.52
Al Federoff38771101826.9124.92
Bob Hartsfield17313789.8954.00


Em Lindbeck13620315142.9401.60
Bob Talbot111258922.9932.41
Emil Panko95147660.9621.61
Ray Shearer5371741.9511.47Stats for 2 teams
Hawk Taylor4378120.9751.84
Chuck Coles28453011.0001.71Stats for 2 teams
Larry Click2359261.9102.65
Bob Hartsfield1519211.9551.40


Claude Raymond376731.8130.35
Dale Hendrickson36112531.9231.00
Corky Valentine36121410.9630.72
Charles Kolakowski33252832.9461.61Stats for 2 teams
Jack Roberts296720.8670.45
Malcolm Simmons2924021.0000.21Stats for 2 teams
Leo Cristante2671020.8950.65
Ray Rippelmeyer23195054.9323.00
Harold DeMars18310001.0000.72
Gerry Nelson1571612.9581.53
Bob Hendley1321423.8891.23
Wendell Doss123512.8890.67
Jack Hannah1034001.0000.70
Bob Ross1016021.0000.70
Bill Hamilton9
Jack McMahan9
Ross Carter8
Michael Marinko6
Moose Morton5Stats for 2 teams
Edward Banach4

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Edward Banach23RR6' 1.0"165May 12, 1936Brooklyn, NY, US
Jack Baumer30RR5' 11.0"190Oct 24, 1928Tulsa, OK, US
Ross Carter23RR6' 1.0"1901936
Larry Click22RR6' 1.0"178Dec 6, 1936Roxton, TX, US
Chuck Coles28LL5' 9.0"180Jun 27, 1931Fredericktown, PA, US
Leo Cristante32RR6' 1.0"195Dec 10, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Joe Delfino23R5' 9.0"165Aug 18, 1935San Francisco, CA, US
Harold DeMars21LL5' 11.0"160Aug 22, 1937
John DeMerit23RR6' 1.0"195Jan 8, 1936West Bend, WI, US
Wendell Doss24RR6' 1.0"1801935
Al Federoff34RR5' 10.0"165Jul 11, 1924Bairdford, PA, US
Don Ganus22LR5' 9.0"165Mar 20, 1937Andalusia, AL, US
Bill Hamilton22LL6' 0.0"175Jan 11, 1937Portland, ME, US
Jack Hannah26LR6' 1.0"2031933
Bob Hartsfield27LR5' 9.0"180Dec 15, 1931Atlanta, GA, US
Bob Hendley20RL6' 2.0"190Apr 30, 1939Macon, GA, US
Dale Hendrickson22LL5' 11.0"176Jul 18, 1936Broadwater, NE, US
Brent Holder26LR6' 2.0"185Jul 16, 1932Lunenburg County, VA, US
Robert Jacobs22RR6' 0.0"165Mar 12, 1937St. Louis, MO, US
J.W. Jones29RR6' 0.0"2001930
Charles Kolakowski26RR6' 1.0"205Dec 22, 1932Sayreville, NJ, US
Maurice Lerner23RR6' 2.0"185Dec 20, 1935
Em Lindbeck24LR6' 0.0"185Aug 27, 1934Kewanee, IL, US
Ronald Liptak21RR6' 1.0"193Aug 29, 1937Bridgeport, CT, US
Michael Marinko27LL6' 4.0"195Feb 22, 1932Bridgeport, CT, US
Jack McMahan26RL6' 0.0"175Jul 25, 1932Hot Springs, AR, US
Robert Montag36LL5' 11.0"185Jan 21, 1923Cincinnati, OH, US
Moose Morton28RR6' 2.0"200Nov 4, 1930Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Bill Moss21LL5' 11.0"1851938
Gerry Nelson25RR6' 3.0"200Apr 1, 1934Beaumont, TX, US
Emil Panko24RR5' 11.0"185Aug 25, 1934Yonkers, NY, US
Jim Post33LL5' 11.0"170Feb 2, 1926
Claude Raymond22RR5' 10.0"175May 7, 1937St. Jean, QC, CA
Ray Rippelmeyer25RR6' 3.0"200Jul 9, 1933Valmeyer, IL, US
Jack Roberts29SR5' 10.0"165Sep 17, 1929
Bob Ross30RL6' 0.0"165Nov 2, 1928Fullerton, CA, US
Ray Shearer29RR6' 0.0"200Sep 19, 1929Jacobus, PA, US
Malcolm Simmons24RR6' 1.0"1751935
Ed Stevens34LL6' 1.0"190Jan 12, 1925Galveston, TX, US
Bob Talbot32RR6' 0.0"170Jun 6, 1927Visalia, CA, US
Hawk Taylor20RR6' 1.0"187Apr 3, 1939Metropolis, IL, US
Bob Uecker24RR6' 1.0"190Jan 26, 1935Milwaukee, WI, US
Corky Valentine30RR6' 1.0"203Jan 4, 1929Troy, OH, US
Robert Warner22RR6' 0.0"1901937

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