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1959 St. Paul Saints

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 American Association (East)
Overall: 81-81
Scored 651 runs, Allowed 659 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-82

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Max Macon
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Midway Stadium (I) (St. Paul, MN), Midway Stadium (I) (St. Paul, MN) and Midway Stadium (I) (St. Paul, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Wade Arnold*23230000.000.0000
2Don Bessent282345393122009008.308.308.359.667140603
3Sheldon Brodsky2223787282150182617.292.346.403.749290000
4Joe Caffie*287425222626589442562236.257.319.385.704870134
5Bobby Catton217154.267
6Phil Clark26461411120000035.182.357.182.53920000Stats for 2 teams
7Jackie Collum*3246746651530111075.227.301.318.620210101
8Lacey Curry3094393354488616423032923.243.300.328.6271161630
9Bob Darnell2857797151501270613.211.278.324.602231010Stats for 2 teams
10Bobby Dolan28124436400529213322782413.
11Rene Friol26117351325318221263902030.252.297.385.6821252133
12Jim Gentile*2515162253180153266278728483.288.389.512.90127250216
13John Glenn301566295537615928815671367103.288.366.448.8142483334
14Jim Golden*2335595171410050010.
15Fred Kipp*27428077111410041112.
16Jim Koranda2554212187284310231942023.230.303.353.656661130
17Russ Meyer#351435313800020310.258.324.258.58280100
18Michael Napoli27296657511301101718.
19Ed Palmquist26592826351000027.
20Charles Ready28710000.000.0000
21Edward Richardson*2653188159204410431432528.277.376.447.823711211
22Earl Robinson22129500449691172687451047102.261.333.401.7341802201
23Ernest Rodriguez*22111716121002011.
24Ed Roebuck27661231131330715201820.265.314.478.792540200
25Larry Sherry2320514781321210036.277.320.489.809230100
26Charles Soraci*241284394234311519144521210.272.291.350.6401480222
27Jasper Spears29381069641330070814.
28Martin Stabiner*25261716240003015.
29Joe Tanner271154434164711424775561962.274.305.416.7201731341Stats for 2 teams
30Rube Walker*33103327280267510053604143.268.360.357.71710012310Stats for 2 teams
31Gene Wallace*266823821724687512141722.313.363.406.768881121
32Mike Warnitsky261533000000001.
33Jimmy Williams334716014412284001221417.
33 Players27.0162594153506511386250579460365481788.259.321.380.700203211821523745
* - 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
1Don Bessent2875.5832.65201840119.011143359481504011.3368.
2Phil Clark2637.3003.474620083.07637329369452021.3498. for 2 teams
3Jackie Collum*3294.6923.41261451116.013350447323481091.42210.
4Leo Cristante32004
5Bob Darnell28412.2504.01471650166.0160857411639993121.3438. for 2 teams
6Jim Golden2378.4673.96302250159.016986704707816161.5039.
7Fred Kipp*271411.5603.213530135213.019898761493912560111.3668.
8Russ Meyer3555.5002.8013116090.08534286181380011.1448.
9Ed Palmquist26912.4292.0959100125.08839295454964081.0646.
10Charles Ready28007
11Ed Roebuck271310.5652.982828142196.02001036546269162101.3379.
12Larry Sherry2367.4623.60151571115.0103494675351096011.3578.
13Martin Stabiner*2564.6004.352661060.06833295262380011.56710.
14Mike Warnitsky2611.50015
14 Players27.08181.5003.3416216210359111393.113616595177852644769394491.3548.
* - 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


Rene Friol10851244511.9915.1510
Rube Walker903384136.9924.219Stats for 2 teams
Michael Napoli261071012.9924.502


Jim Gentile147131913022140.9859.86
Charles Soraci1997717.9905.47


Lacey Curry651781821153.9705.54
Joe Tanner43113120640.9755.42Stats for 2 teams
Edward Richardson376778915.9423.92
Jasper Spears28383937.9632.75


Joe Tanner66431451615.9222.85Stats for 2 teams
Earl Robinson5447111166.9082.93
Lacey Curry251156126.8482.68
Edward Richardson1181372.7501.91
Gene Wallace1051430.8641.90


Bobby Dolan1142113582769.9554.99
Gene Wallace51671441833.9214.14


John Glenn1553952087.9812.68
Charles Soraci103174321.9891.72
Earl Robinson75110430.9741.52
Joe Caffie69101631.9731.55
Jim Koranda4770441.9491.57
Jimmy Williams3854210.9821.47
Sheldon Brodsky2331110.9701.39


Ed Palmquist5982022.9330.47
Bob Darnell471225021.0000.79Stats for 2 teams
Phil Clark46118011.0000.41Stats for 2 teams
Fred Kipp351045021.0001.57
Jim Golden30152821.9561.43
Ed Roebuck28144345.9342.04
Jackie Collum2682113.9671.12
Martin Stabiner26312011.0000.58
Don Bessent2071633.8851.15
Larry Sherry15101613.9631.73
Mike Warnitsky150611.8570.40
Russ Meyer132510.8750.54
Charles Ready7
Leo Cristante4

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Wade Arnold23LR5' 9.0"1781936
Don Bessent28RR6' 0.0"175Mar 13, 1931Jacksonville, FL, US
Sheldon Brodsky22RR6' 0.0"180Sep 3, 1936
Joe Caffie28LR5' 10.0"180Feb 14, 1931Ramer, AL, US
Bobby Catton21RR5' 10.0"185Dec 17, 1937New Orleans, LA, US
Phil Clark26RR6' 3.0"210Oct 3, 1932Albany, GA, US
Jackie Collum32LL5' 7.0"160Jun 21, 1927Victor, IA, US
Leo Cristante32RR6' 1.0"195Dec 10, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Lacey Curry30RR5' 9.0"165Oct 8, 1928Wichita Falls, TX, US
Bob Darnell28RR5' 10.0"175Nov 6, 1930Wewoka, OK, US
Bobby Dolan28RR5' 10.0"165Dec 8, 1930Evansville, IA, US
Rene Friol26RR6' 1.0"208May 28, 1933Candelaria, Pinar del Rio, CU
Jim Gentile25LL6' 3.0"210Jun 3, 1934San Francisco, CA, US
John Glenn30RR6' 3.0"180Jul 10, 1928Moultrie, GA, US
Jim Golden23LR6' 0.0"175Mar 20, 1936Eldon, MO, US
Fred Kipp27LL6' 4.0"200Oct 1, 1931Piqua, KS, US
Jim Koranda25RR6' 3.0"205Jun 3, 1934Chicago, IL, US
Russ Meyer35SR6' 1.0"175Oct 25, 1923Peru, IL, US
Michael Napoli27RR5' 9.0"1751932
Ed Palmquist26RR6' 3.0"195Jun 10, 1933Los Angeles, CA, US
Charles Ready28RR6' 0.0"1751931
Edward Richardson26LR5' 9.0"1651933
Earl Robinson22RR6' 1.0"190Nov 3, 1936New Orleans, LA, US
Ernest Rodriguez22LL5' 8.0"170Feb 26, 1937
Ed Roebuck27RR6' 2.0"185Jul 3, 1931East Millsboro, PA, US
Larry Sherry23RR6' 2.0"180Jul 25, 1935Los Angeles, CA, US
Charles Soraci24LL5' 11.0"185Sep 7, 1934
Jasper Spears29R5' 11.0"170Apr 12, 1930Cheraw, SC, US
Martin Stabiner25LL6' 0.0"1801934
Joe Tanner27RR6' 1.0"175Nov 16, 1931Laurel, MS, US
Rube Walker33LR6' 0.0"175May 16, 1926Lenoir, NC, US
Gene Wallace26LR6' 1.0"160May 9, 1933
Mike Warnitsky26RR6' 0.0"1801933
Jimmy Williams33RR5' 10.0"180May 25, 1926Toronto, ON, CA

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