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1959 Cedar Rapids Braves

1959 > Class B > 1959 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 53-73
Scored 621 runs, Allowed 713 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 55-71

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Alex Monchak
Represented: Cedar Rapids, IA
Ballpark: Veterans Memorial Stadium (I) (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ty Clayton21104137230002018.
2Robert Cleboski212746406630020521.
3Tony Cloninger18101817230012003.176.176.353.52960100
4Bobby Dudley24820.000
5Hank Fischer198102.200
6David Fracaro20510.000
7Horace Garner35973883176598183177505666.309.429.546.97517312122Stats for 2 teams
8Sidney Goldfader2712152447472129172229284096.272.330.456.7862163342
9Hank Hemmerly24408069121310460511.188.243.377.620260600
10Calloway Henry262856495710050510.
11John Huda*23841.250
12Larry Huebner20220.000
13Mack Jones*20108483423581231971560446112.291.366.475.8412016538
14Dick Kelley19421.500
15Edward Kopacz25933112753765721441330100.236.318.429.7471183305
16Donald MacLeod*2232635551020020612.
17Michael Marinko*27380.000
18Larry Maxie183186735630020842.
19Denis Menke1889345301367613182523639.252.346.382.7281157100
20Donald Miller23353130031002019.
21Wynton Overstreet24211615110000007.
22Joaquin Perez211540371500141210.
23Richard Ramont22220.000
24Merritt Ranew*21914093645811827344414151.324.390.448.8381630133
25Raymond Reed301014193675991190155874681.248.329.422.7511550244
26Gary Rushing211240334810120614.242.350.364.714120011
27Dick Selinger*23102408338558821063916148.260.375.376.7501272527
28Paul Snyder*2315534761720110263.362.434.468.902220000
29Bob Stoico23682.250
30John Stratton261034774066510316282856565.254.361.362.7231473301
31Joe Trenary#239338935858811051335630105.226.286.391.6771400101
32Robert Wedin222237312200020511.
33Corky Withrow21752852484980132196103379.323.396.6211.0171540042
34Orie Wolf*22145945612100221311.267.431.289.720130101
34 Players24.21264922433562110891832513555642518993.251.329.398.728172781432636
* - 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
1Robert Cleboski2175.5833.85261250117.0131635015424660011.47910.
2Tony Cloninger1809.0009.5910101046.047614985824620112.2839.21.611.39.00.79
3Bobby Dudley2401.0008
4Hank Fischer1903.0007.39728.0342523171.82110.95.5
5David Fracaro2011.5008.0059.011892.22211.09.0
6Hank Hemmerly*241410.5833.393218132183.01809569147871044071.4108.
7John Huda*2301.0008
8Larry Huebner20002
9Dick Kelley*19007.0049.0117751.77811.05.0
10Donald MacLeod22133.8134.20271772148.01508769137359733101.5079.
11Michael Marinko*2701.0003
12Larry Maxie181313.5004.153129121206.0161117951216010187150161.5587.
13Donald Miller2319.1004.5934600100.0956851769310610171.6408.
14Wynton Overstreet*2413.2505.762120050.05437325301362061.6809.
15Richard Ramont2202.0002
16William Rochford25002
17Bob Stoico2302.0005
18John Stratton26002
19Robert Wedin*22310.2313.96221860109.010064485669628051.5238.
19 Players21.65373.4214.53126126814551103.2106071355697683508024948150651.5798.
* - 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


Merritt Ranew6946551123.9777.4819
Sidney Goldfader5234039186.9557.2915


Edward Kopacz5341724640.9878.32
Corky Withrow51396281036.9778.31
Paul Snyder12944310.9708.17
Sidney Goldfader1081827.9788.90


John Stratton832052171753.9615.08
Joe Trenary3379711017.9384.55
Ty Clayton10232817.9815.10


Dick Selinger90761692920.8942.72
Edward Kopacz26184464.9122.38


Denis Menke851442393747.9124.51
John Stratton2432891115.9175.04
Raymond Reed2128471111.8723.57


Mack Jones10819212100.9531.89
Horace Garner88133955.9661.61Stats for 2 teams
Raymond Reed66115740.9681.85
Sidney Goldfader581084100.9181.93
Joe Trenary521051126.9832.23
Corky Withrow2944030.9361.52
Merritt Ranew2232111.9711.50
Orie Wolf1227010.9642.25


Donald Miller3471830.8930.74
Hank Hemmerly32144222.9661.75
Larry Maxie3192452.8681.06
Donald MacLeod27143624.9621.85
Robert Cleboski2621611.9470.69
Robert Wedin2242420.9331.27
Wynton Overstreet213710.9090.48
Tony Cloninger102811.9091.00
Bobby Dudley8
John Huda8
Hank Fischer7
David Fracaro5
Bob Stoico5
Dick Kelley4
Michael Marinko3
Larry Huebner2
Richard Ramont2
William Rochford2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ty Clayton21RR5' 10.0"173Mar 17, 1938NC, US
Robert Cleboski21RR5' 11.0"1851938
Tony Cloninger18RR6' 0.0"210Aug 13, 1940Lincoln County, NC, US
Bobby Dudley24RR6' 0.0"193Feb 23, 1935Tulsa, OK, US
Hank Fischer19RR6' 0.0"190Jan 11, 1940Yonkers, NY, US
David Fracaro20RR6' 4.0"175Apr 16, 1939Waukesha, WI, US
Horace Garner35RR6' 3.0"200Jul 17, 1923
Sidney Goldfader27RR6' 2.0"208Feb 15, 1932Worcester, MA, US
Hank Hemmerly24RL5' 10.0"175Feb 14, 1935Forest, OH, US
Calloway Henry26R6' 1.0"175Apr 9, 1933Chester, PA, US
John Huda23LL6' 0.0"1721936
Larry Huebner20RR6' 0.0"190Mar 31, 1939Appleton, WI, US
Mack Jones20LR6' 1.0"180Nov 6, 1938Atlanta, GA, US
Dick Kelley19RL5' 11.0"174Jan 8, 1940Brighton, MA, US
Edward Kopacz25RR6' 4.0"2001934
Donald MacLeod22LR5' 11.0"175Feb 4, 1937Needham, MA, US
Michael Marinko27LL6' 4.0"195Feb 22, 1932Bridgeport, CT, US
Larry Maxie18RR6' 4.0"220Oct 10, 1940Upland, CA, US
Denis Menke18RR6' 0.0"185Jul 21, 1940Bancroft, IA, US
Donald Miller23RR6' 0.0"175Oct 21, 1935Mitchell, IL, US
Wynton Overstreet24RL6' 1.0"1881935
Joaquin Perez21RR5' 8.0"1601938
Richard Ramont22RR6' 4.0"185May 22, 1937Lansing, MI, US
Merritt Ranew21LR5' 11.0"170May 10, 1938Albany, GA, US
Raymond Reed30RR5' 10.0"167Feb 1, 1929Chattaroy, WV, US
William Rochford25LR5' 10.0"1851934
Gary Rushing21RR6' 4.0"220May 11, 1938Nevada City, CA, US
Dick Selinger23LR5' 11.0"1951936
Paul Snyder23LR6' 2.0"200Jun 11, 1936Dallastown, PA, US
Bob Stoico23RR6' 1.0"1751936
John Stratton26RR5' 8.0"160Dec 13, 1932San Jose, CA, US
Joe Trenary23SR5' 11.0"170Aug 17, 1935Marshfield, MO, US
Robert Wedin22RL6' 4.0"195Feb 21, 1937Derby, CT, US
Corky Withrow21RR6' 3.0"197Nov 28, 1937High Coal, WV, US
Orie Wolf22LL5' 10.0"175Jan 15, 1937Ephrata, PA, US

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