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1961 Spokane Indians

1961 > Class AAA > 1961 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 68-86
Scored 674 runs, Allowed 803 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-89

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Preston Gomez
Represented: Spokane, WA
Ballpark: Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA), Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA) and Avista Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1960 / 1962

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Wade Arnold*251324211510040021.
2Fred Besana313913100000000016. for 2 teams
3Don Bessent306024231200000006.
4Bob Bowman30112460411541091411052103879.265.330.377.707155425
5Larry Burright23640000.000.0000
6Doug Camilli244216315212388141800729.250.290.395.68560211
7Duke Carmel*2410941133552761341457267073.227.358.415.773139105Stats for 2 teams
8Bob Caton25420000.000.0000
9Choo-Choo Coleman*237328525747741051345922241.288.351.518.868133402
10Ramon Conde2615062256767164307780004243.289.338.404.742229337
11Rene Friol283913612715284061800811.220.265.394.65850001
12Bob Giallombardo*2411762200010012.333.429.333.7622000
13Mike Goliat39561121089233011100323.
14Rod Graber*31141565477831482564541097545.310.403.413.816197265
15Lee Handley26226355718403150167.327.397.564.96031101
16Tim Harkness*231556475428713921717821593101.256.368.415.783225534
17Bill Harris*293748450700020013.
18James Harwell221223221310000015.
19Joe Koppe30301161051523701710923.219.284.314.59933101Stats for 2 teams
20Gene Leek2474225208203980320101563. for 2 teams
21Sammy Miley*3026766641421260095.212.303.364.66624001Stats for 2 teams
22Joe Moeller189271.037
23Michael Napoli2918433827400600314.
24Don Newcombe*354178625141017001215.226.351.290.64118112
25Allen Norris232710080121550311001718.188.330.363.69329102
26Nate Oliver2012550245856122205746963974.266.325.378.703173212
27Ernie Oravetz#2911447041559119164146344615.287.357.352.709146225
28Phil Ortega21316653512210300514.226.288.302.59016071
29Alfred Paschal2650202171244251115112320.246.345.304.64952350
30Howie Reed2442473717000000811.189.333.189.5237020
31Pete Richert*2128514559110300410.
32Curt Roberts319140037155114183428122231.307.346.404.750150070
33Ernest Rodriguez*2423504641500060012.326.367.326.69315210
34Rene Valdes3246524514000100324.
35Rick Warren*223919151210030032.
36Ford Young25610000.000.0000
36 Players26.615557875131674133821045966243736558772.261.331.375.70619261155147
* - 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
1Fred Besana*3121.6674.713910063.06237333584290081.9058. for 2 teams
2Don Bessent3085.6155.7759200103.0117706610567552041.68010.
3Bob Bowman300070
4Bob Caton250015.00406.01410100202.66721.00.03.0
5Bob Giallombardo*2401.0006.951130022.02419171160101011.8189.
6Mike Goliat390020
7Bill Harris2979.4384.18371841140.0149716517463420051.3939.
8James Harwell2246.4003.601192065.05628263264251021.2627.
9Joe Moeller1835.3754.43993067.07042333333665171.5379.
10Don Newcombe3598.5294.96252382147.0204908116151760031.49012.
11Phil Ortega21814.3645.16312881178.015911410216137614930171.6638.
12Howie Reed24613.3163.81412041149.014673639548883041.3428.
13Pete Richert*21510.3334.50242140140.0137797099971081061.6868.
14Jim Stump29006.007012.016882301.58312.01.52.2
15Rene Valdes321411.5603.64461882168.015176681659121113121.2508.
16Rick Warren*2243.5717.203452065.08164527481494041.98511.
17Ford Young25007.206010.01812801102.90016.20.09.9
17 Players26.86886.442155155803
* - 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


Choo-Choo Coleman683892564.9866.0911
Doug Camilli412481321.9926.377
Rene Friol341541432.9824.946
Michael Napoli1469320.9735.147


Tim Harkness155125812312135.9918.91
Duke Carmel2722316624.9768.85Stats for 2 teams


Curt Roberts902202401169.9775.11
Alfred Paschal48104116331.9874.58
Ramon Conde194738114.9884.47


Ramon Conde1301282501132.9722.91
Gene Leek36227268.9402.61Stats for 2 teams
Mike Goliat16112221.9432.06


Nate Oliver1231693454078.9284.18
Gene Leek314781715.9484.13Stats for 2 teams


Rod Graber124302441.9872.47
Bob Bowman1091711243.9791.68
Ernie Oravetz105210711.9952.07
Duke Carmel71168540.9772.44Stats for 2 teams
Allen Norris26616031.0002.58
Sammy Miley1821120.9171.22Stats for 2 teams
Ernest Rodriguez1516010.9411.07
Lee Handley1422020.9171.57
Mike Goliat1090001.0000.90


Don Bessent59111412.9620.42
Rene Valdes46112310.9710.74
Howie Reed41123123.9561.05
Fred Besana39321001.0000.62Stats for 2 teams
Bill Harris37131312.9630.70
Rick Warren3431210.9380.44
Phil Ortega311018021.0000.90
Don Newcombe25112120.9411.28
Pete Richert2472642.8921.38
Bob Giallombardo110310.7500.27
James Harwell11010001.0000.91

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Wade Arnold25LR5' 9.0"1781936
Fred Besana31RL6' 3.0"200Apr 5, 1930Lincoln, CA, US
Don Bessent30RR6' 0.0"175Mar 13, 1931Jacksonville, FL, US
Bob Bowman30RR6' 1.0"195May 10, 1931Laytonville, CA, US
Larry Burright23RR5' 11.0"170Jul 10, 1937Roseville, IL, US
Doug Camilli24RR5' 11.0"195Sep 22, 1936Philadelphia, PA, US
Duke Carmel24LL6' 3.0"202Apr 23, 1937New York, NY, US
Bob Caton25RR5' 11.0"2001936
Choo-Choo Coleman23LR5' 9.0"165Aug 25, 1937Orlando, FL, US
Ramon Conde26RR5' 8.0"172Dec 29, 1934Juana Diaz, PR
Rene Friol28RR6' 1.0"208May 28, 1933Candelaria, Pinar del Rio, CU
Bob Giallombardo24LL6' 0.0"175May 20, 1937Brooklyn, NY, US
Mike Goliat39RR6' 0.0"180Nov 5, 1921Yatesboro, PA, US
Rod Graber31LL5' 11.0"175Jun 20, 1930Massillon, OH, US
Lee Handley26RR6' 0.0"195Jan 3, 1935Chicago, IL, US
Tim Harkness23LL6' 2.0"182Dec 23, 1937Lachine, QC, CA
Bill Harris29LR5' 8.0"187Dec 3, 1931Duguayville, NB, CA
James Harwell22RR6' 2.0"200Jan 23, 1939
Joe Koppe30RR5' 10.0"165Oct 19, 1930Detroit, MI, US
Gene Leek24RR6' 0.0"185Jul 15, 1936San Diego, CA, US
Sammy Miley30LR5' 11.0"190Mar 8, 1931Newton, MS, US
Joe Moeller18RR6' 5.0"192Feb 15, 1943Blue Island, IL, US
Michael Napoli29RR5' 9.0"1751932
Don Newcombe35LR6' 4.0"220Jun 14, 1926Madison, NJ, US
Allen Norris23RR6' 3.0"185Jul 13, 1937Los Angeles, CA, US
Nate Oliver20RR5' 10.0"160Dec 13, 1940St. Petersburg, FL, US
Ernie Oravetz29SL5' 4.0"145Jan 24, 1932Johnstown, PA, US
Phil Ortega21RR6' 2.0"170Oct 7, 1939Gilbert, AZ, US
Alfred Paschal26RR6' 0.0"1651935
Howie Reed24RR6' 1.0"195Dec 21, 1936Dallas, TX, US
Pete Richert21LL5' 11.0"165Oct 29, 1939Floral Park, NY, US
Curt Roberts31RR5' 8.0"165Aug 16, 1929Pineland, TX, US
Ernest Rodriguez24LL5' 8.0"170Feb 26, 1937
Jim Stump29RR6' 0.0"188Feb 10, 1932Lansing, MI, US
Rene Valdes32RR6' 3.0"175Jun 2, 1929Guanabacoa, La Habana, CU
Rick Warren22LL5' 10.0"160Jun 17, 1939New York, NY, US
Ford Young25RR6' 1.0"1901936

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