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1959 Spokane Indians

1959 > Class AAA > 1959 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 77-77
Scored 696 runs, Allowed 684 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-76

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Bobby Bragan
Represented: Spokane, WA
Ballpark: Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA), Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA) and Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Victor Backlund221242372800040028.
2Cuno Barragan27752151952240122530001128.205.249.364.61371162Stats for 2 teams
3Steve Bilko30135555478761462412692207298.305.393.523.916250005
4Bobby Bragan4136010000.167.1671
5Chuck Churn29357066411101600016. for 2 teams
6Roger Craig2914353206100200113.
7Tommy Davis2015366561290211329187821154029.345.384.515.899315346
8Donald Domenichelli2487232208225565026001622.264.320.341.66171170
9Chuck Essegian27481941763452102927001512.295.354.528.88393120
10Art Fowler368131.077
11Bill George*3123110000000001.
12Bob Giallombardo*222323192100000025.
13Johnny Gray32652.400
14Connie Grob*2642837872020060026.
15Fred Hatfield*341304974215895162849334939.226.329.330.6591391845Stats for 2 teams
16Dave Hoskins*331529253600030033.240.310.240.5506001
17Frank Howard227631829543941921647002168.319.362.559.921165002
18Bob Lillis2910344140650116176327341621.286.315.379.6941542152
19Ralph Mauriello24670000.000.0000
20Lloyd Merritt26311081100000011.
21Don Miles*2334137119222770619311539.227.307.437.74452003
22Larry Miller*22421.500
23Bob Milliken32640000.000.0000
24Chris Nicolosi#3041716549200700212.
25Allen Norris21144513441621172551157125272.265.347.420.767185695
26George O'Donnell3022251911010000110. for 2 teams
27Phil Ortega1922302312000100110.
28Chuck Page23830000.000.0000
29Phil Paine2944444069210400410.225.295.325.62013000
30William Parsons*262780721018510500711.250.313.347.66025001
31Hisel Patrick33431290000010012. for 2 teams
32Ernest Rodriguez*22441351171734720812139.291.371.385.75645230
33Tony Roig31142574501731411981563135886.281.353.441.7942210105
34Tom Saffell*374680641315110630156.234.380.281.66118010
35Dick Scott26631.333
36Norm Sherry271083763323584151747322542.253.312.367.679122676
37Gene Snyder28972.286
38Ben Wade362417161100080001.
39Charles Williams311439344500161056.
40Don Williams231135332710011025.
41Maury Wills#26482201924260631182542420.313.387.391.77875031
42Dick Young*3132565231121041025.
42 Players26.8154572350776961377226521256146635470725.271.335.410.7452082130359744
* - 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
1Chuck Churn29124.7503.343420123170.016570631129830011.1418. for 2 teams
2Roger Craig2967.4623.1914136196.0863934926462011.1678.
3Art Fowler3642.6675.93884044.052322957231001.34110.
4Bill George*3104.00023
5Bob Giallombardo*2237.3005.6217121064.0704640633370011.6099.
6Johnny Gray3202.0006
7Connie Grob261211.5223.743125112183.021192761737612121.35510.
8Dave Hoskins3322.5002.47862051.0461814611211011.1188.
9Ralph Mauriello2402.0006
10Lloyd Merritt2633.5004.153100052.0543024329210021.5969.
11Larry Miller*22002.0049.01142752.00011.
12Bob Milliken3211.5003.71617.015876111.2357.
13Chris Nicolosi30109.5263.44402893204.020188782441965101.1868.
14George O'Donnell3034.4293.872263079.0873734710242021.2289. for 2 teams
15Phil Ortega1967.4624.5022162092.0935246953452061.5879.
16Chuck Page23007
17Phil Paine2955.5003.253320072.0683126430476001.3618.
18Hisel Patrick3334.4294.444320081.0905040617294001.32110. for 2 teams
19Dick Scott*26101.0004.50610.01575431.90013.
20Norm Sherry27001
21Gene Snyder*2811.5009
22Ben Wade3654.5564.502450064.0593732924334021.2978.
22 Players28.57777.500154154684
* - 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


Norm Sherry1034335298.9824.7110
Cuno Barragan6426536511.9844.705Stats for 2 teams
Victor Backlund1242710.9804.080
Don Williams1029410.9713.300


Steve Bilko133117811016112.9889.68
Frank Howard1915712314.9838.89
Allen Norris12514071.0004.58


Tony Roig1032172391857.9624.43
Donald Domenichelli781431811340.9614.15


Fred Hatfield1181052021424.9562.60Stats for 2 teams
Allen Norris403775109.9182.80
Tony Roig39245834.9652.10


Bob Lillis1032063521772.9705.42
Maury Wills48681611230.9504.77


Tommy Davis15341415103.9772.80
Allen Norris95144671.9551.58
Frank Howard5886431.9681.55
Chuck Essegian4891340.9591.96
Ernest Rodriguez42712001.0001.74
Tom Saffell3422220.9230.71
Don Miles3281251.9432.59
Tony Roig2131212.9711.57
William Parsons2039411.9772.15


Hisel Patrick4322020.9170.51Stats for 2 teams
Chris Nicolosi401824031.0001.05
Chuck Churn341531001.0001.35Stats for 2 teams
Phil Paine335422.8180.27
Connie Grob31154516.9841.94
Lloyd Merritt314622.8330.32
Ben Wade2458011.0000.54
Bill George233210.8330.22
George O'Donnell2251311.9470.82Stats for 2 teams
Phil Ortega2261412.9520.91
Bob Giallombardo173731.7690.59
Roger Craig14814001.0001.57
Gene Snyder9
Art Fowler8
Dave Hoskins8
Chuck Page7
Johnny Gray6
Ralph Mauriello6
Bob Milliken6
Dick Scott6
Larry Miller4
Norm Sherry1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Victor Backlund22R6' 3.0"202Sep 12, 1936
Cuno Barragan27RR5' 11.0"180Jun 20, 1932Sacramento, CA, US
Steve Bilko30RR6' 1.0"230Nov 13, 1928Nanticoke, PA, US
Bobby Bragan41RR5' 10.0"175Oct 30, 1917Birmingham, AL, US
Chuck Churn29RR6' 3.0"205Feb 1, 1930Bridgetown, VA, US
Roger Craig29RR6' 4.0"190Feb 17, 1930Durham, NC, US
Tommy Davis20RR6' 2.0"195Mar 21, 1939Brooklyn, NY, US
Donald Domenichelli24RR5' 9.0"165Mar 2, 1935San Francisco, CA, US
Chuck Essegian27RR5' 11.0"200Aug 9, 1931Boston, MA, US
Art Fowler36RR5' 11.0"180Jul 3, 1922Converse, SC, US
Bill George31LL6' 0.0"180Aug 12, 1927Summit, NJ, US
Bob Giallombardo22LL6' 0.0"175May 20, 1937Brooklyn, NY, US
Johnny Gray32RR6' 4.0"226Dec 11, 1926West Palm Beach, FL, US
Connie Grob26LR6' 0.0"180Nov 9, 1932Cross Plains, WI, US
Fred Hatfield34LR6' 1.0"171Mar 18, 1925Lanett, AL, US
Dave Hoskins33LR6' 1.0"180Aug 3, 1925Greenwood, MS, US
Frank Howard22RR6' 7.0"255Aug 8, 1936Columbus, OH, US
Bob Lillis29RR5' 11.0"160Jun 2, 1930Altadena, CA, US
Ralph Mauriello24RR6' 3.0"195Aug 25, 1934Brooklyn, NY, US
Lloyd Merritt26RR6' 0.0"189Apr 8, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
Don Miles23LL6' 1.0"210Mar 13, 1936Indianapolis, IN, US
Larry Miller22LL6' 0.0"195Jun 19, 1937Topeka, KS, US
Bob Milliken32RR6' 0.0"195Aug 25, 1926Majorsville, WV, US
Chris Nicolosi30SR5' 11.0"165Sep 12, 1928St. Louis, MO, US
Allen Norris21RR6' 3.0"185Jul 13, 1937Los Angeles, CA, US
George O'Donnell30RR6' 3.0"175May 27, 1929Winchester, IL, US
Phil Ortega19RR6' 2.0"170Oct 7, 1939Gilbert, AZ, US
Chuck Page23RR5' 11.0"175Mar 28, 1936Hillsdale, OK, US
Phil Paine29RR6' 2.0"180Jun 8, 1930Chepachet, RI, US
William Parsons26LR6' 1.0"1801933
Hisel Patrick33RR6' 2.0"190Aug 21, 1925
Ernest Rodriguez22LL5' 8.0"170Feb 26, 1937
Tony Roig31RR6' 1.0"180Dec 23, 1927New Orleans, LA, US
Tom Saffell37LR5' 11.0"170Jul 26, 1921Etowah, TN, US
Dick Scott26RL6' 2.0"185Mar 15, 1933Portsmouth, NH, US
Norm Sherry27RR5' 11.0"180Jul 16, 1931New York, NY, US
Gene Snyder28RL5' 11.0"175Mar 31, 1931York, PA, US
Ben Wade36RR6' 3.0"195Nov 25, 1922Morehead City, NC, US
Charles Williams31RR5' 10.0"170Jun 12, 1928Dyersburg, TN, US
Don Williams23RR5' 8.0"170Apr 20, 1936Mobile, AL, US
Maury Wills26SR5' 11.0"170Oct 2, 1932Washington, DC, US
Dick Young31LR5' 11.0"175Jun 3, 1928Seattle, WA, US

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