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1961 Syracuse Chiefs

1961 > Class AAA > 1961 International League
Overall: 56-98
Scored 546 runs, Allowed 714 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-96

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Gene Verble and Frank Verdi
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1962

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Gair Allie291556492800020612.
2Joe Altobelli*29963893515090114104703446.256.324.396.7201392024
3Al Antinelli291044010000001.
4Gerry Arrigo*20232017131002024.
5Tony Asaro25105387355418414112702145. for 2 teams
6Chet Boak263311410582220041719.
7Joe Bonikowski2034655134000101126.
8Fred Bruckbauer233152453610020419.
9Jackie Collum*345060545103003055.
10Mike Cuellar*242829280401010114. for 2 teams
11Bert Cueto232335321300020114.
12Bob Darnell30961.167
13Dan Dobbek*263915413611337111431418.243.314.331.645451120
14Dutch Dotterer2989299274256613173611952.241.288.372.6601021052
15Dan Gatta267522220215396021201639.
16Hal Griggs32551.200
17Jimmie Hall*2330837771620161622. for 2 teams
18Jake Jacobs24702822583675530152828.291.319.333.652864930
19Frank Leja*25142555470681222223098080129.260.366.506.87323811310Stats for 2 teams
20Bob Lennon*328821519724458272401430.228.279.396.675781030
21Ted Lepcio3136117104919202160930.
22Ralph Lumenti*242543431620010016.
23Samuel Mauney28122321460014012.286.304.429.73390011
24Willy Miranda#3598313278226416102123143.230.306.295.601820313
25George O'Donnell32850000.000.0000
26Angel Oliva241699010000002.
27Ernie Oravetz#291650432122204051.279.360.419.779181010
28Bill Pleis*23673.429
29Bob Porterfield371476020000001.333.333.333.66720100
30Larry Raines3132131120162620195833.
31Jim Raugh26730000.000.0000
32Rip Repulski3278308282356910173511947.245.301.362.6621024210
33Rich Rollins23310000.000.0000
34Ted Sadowski252341392620020214.
35Al Schroll291230263310030310.
36Angel Scull3213351445677129224542114840.283.355.382.7371745231
37Woody Smith3412647943343102190104813835.236.297.349.6461512154
38Lee Stange24562820300000056.
39Ron Stillwell2157175154927300421835.
40Edward Stogoski*241653423700010104.167.321.167.48770010
41Bob Trowbridge319221.000Stats for 2 teams
42Sandy Valdespino*22511521351332610821618.237.322.296.619401000
43Frank Verdi356722119528562101132316.287.362.308.670600301
43 Players28.5154544848995461149174248448736458837.235.298.331.62916235239
* - 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
1Al Antinelli2912.3339.561010016.027181758161002.18815.
2Gerry Arrigo*2012.3335.171830047.04433272291301131.5538.
3Joe Bonikowski20813.3813.20322873180.01747164127096230101.3568.
4Fred Bruckbauer23710.4124.71302052130.0128816817475533011.3468.
5Jackie Collum*34611.3534.59431651151.0160907719456956051.3589.
6Mike Cuellar*24410.2864.68281130102.0116645313324650031.45110. for 2 teams
7Bert Cueto2348.3333.60231420100.093474010344433041.2708.
8Bob Darnell30003.60405.05221301.6009.01.85.4
9Hal Griggs3203.0005.295317.01918102501.41210.11.12.6
10Bob Lennon*320050
11Ralph Lumenti*24311.2145.22252431119.01157669128507850111.6818.
12Tom McAvoy*2402.00030.00333.0710101805.00021.03.024.0
13George O'Donnell3211.5006.758016.01914121601.56210.70.63.4
14Angel Oliva2403.0003.511600041.04020165162202021.3668.
15Bill Pleis*2312.3335.736222.03516145401.77314.32.01.6
16Bob Porterfield3712.3334.351420031.0371615450191021.35510.
17Jim Raugh26007.5070012.0161210421101.50012.
18Ted Sadowski2567.4623.46231561117.091544510395677021.1117.
19Al Schroll2963.6672.2212116073.05824182261393031.1517.
20Lee Stange24712.3683.7856410112.0102564716477904061.3308.
21Bob Trowbridge31004.509016.01510841301.7508.42.27.3Stats for 2 teams
22Bob Wiesler*300018.00102.05440304.00022.50.013.5
22 Players25.65698.3641541547141
* - 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


Dutch Dotterer793714755.9885.2913
Dan Gatta632721662.9804.574
Edward Stogoski1679612.9885.311
Samuel Mauney11334011.0003.362


Frank Leja140130610316139.98910.06Stats for 2 teams
Joe Altobelli2823224716.9739.14


Tony Asaro751842221165.9745.41Stats for 2 teams
Chet Boak326393419.9754.88
Frank Verdi235168317.9755.17
Ted Lepcio193760316.9705.11
Larry Raines194649311.9695.00
Gair Allie14284136.9584.93


Woody Smith124982931923.9543.15
Dutch Dotterer55468897.9372.44
Tony Asaro1774228.9612.88Stats for 2 teams
Willy Miranda17173381.8622.94


Willy Miranda811141971141.9663.84
Ron Stillwell57841371333.9443.88
Frank Verdi1723421210.8443.82
Ted Lepcio11243056.9154.91


Angel Scull119218791.9621.89
Rip Repulski77134331.9791.78
Joe Altobelli69137762.9602.09
Jake Jacobs68147841.9752.28
Bob Lennon4768120.9721.47
Sandy Valdespino4168020.9711.66
Dan Dobbek3793220.9792.57
Jimmie Hall18182001.0001.11Stats for 2 teams
Ernie Oravetz1119110.9521.82


Lee Stange5671420.9130.38
Jackie Collum4372732.9190.79
Joe Bonikowski32165322.9722.16
Fred Bruckbauer3051710.9570.73
Mike Cuellar2882012.9661.00Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Lumenti2531111.9330.56
Bert Cueto23101030.8700.87
Ted Sadowski23111420.9261.09
Gerry Arrigo18213021.0000.83
Angel Oliva16011001.0000.69
Bob Porterfield14113001.0001.00
Al Schroll12523031.0002.33
Al Antinelli1002001.0000.20
Jim Raugh7

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Gair Allie29RR6' 1.0"190Oct 28, 1931Statesville, NC, US
Joe Altobelli29LL6' 0.0"185May 26, 1932Detroit, MI, US
Al Antinelli29RR6' 3.0"2251932
Gerry Arrigo20LL6' 1.0"185Jun 12, 1941Chicago, IL, US
Tony Asaro25RR5' 8.0"170Jan 16, 1936San Diego, CA, US
Chet Boak26RR6' 0.0"180Jun 19, 1935New Castle, PA, US
Joe Bonikowski20RR6' 0.0"175Jan 16, 1941Philadelphia, PA, US
Fred Bruckbauer23RR6' 1.0"185May 27, 1938New Ulm, MN, US
Jackie Collum34LL5' 7.0"160Jun 21, 1927Victor, IA, US
Mike Cuellar24LL6' 0.0"165May 8, 1937Las Villas, CU
Bert Cueto23RR6' 4.0"170Aug 14, 1937San Luis, Pinar del Rio, CU
Bob Darnell30RR5' 10.0"175Nov 6, 1930Wewoka, OK, US
Dan Dobbek26LR6' 0.0"195Dec 6, 1934Ontonagon, MI, US
Dutch Dotterer29RR6' 0.0"209Nov 11, 1931Syracuse, NY, US
Dan Gatta26RR5' 10.0"185Apr 19, 1935Niles, OH, US
Hal Griggs32RR6' 0.0"170Aug 24, 1928Shannon, GA, US
Jimmie Hall23LR6' 0.0"175Mar 7, 1938Mount Holly, NC, US
Jake Jacobs24RR6' 0.0"175Jun 9, 1937Youngstown, OH, US
Frank Leja25LL6' 4.0"205Feb 7, 1936Holyoke, MA, US
Bob Lennon32LL6' 0.0"200Sep 15, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US
Ted Lepcio31RR5' 10.0"177Jul 28, 1929Utica, NY, US
Ralph Lumenti24LL6' 3.0"185Dec 21, 1936Milford, MA, US
Samuel Mauney28RR6' 1.0"195Dec 16, 1932Belmont, NC, US
Tom McAvoy24LL6' 3.0"200Aug 12, 1936Brooklyn, NY, US
Willy Miranda35SR5' 9.0"150May 24, 1926Velasco, CU
George O'Donnell32RR6' 3.0"175May 27, 1929Winchester, IL, US
Angel Oliva24RR6' 0.0"185Feb 6, 1937San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque, CU
Ernie Oravetz29SL5' 4.0"145Jan 24, 1932Johnstown, PA, US
Bill Pleis23LL5' 10.0"170Aug 5, 1937St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Porterfield37RR6' 0.0"190Aug 10, 1923Newport, VA, US
Larry Raines31RR5' 10.0"165Mar 9, 1930St. Albans, WV, US
Jim Raugh26RR6' 1.0"185Sep 22, 1934Cleveland, OH, US
Rip Repulski32RR6' 0.0"195Oct 4, 1928Sauk Rapids, MN, US
Rich Rollins23RR5' 10.0"185Apr 16, 1938Mount Pleasant, PA, US
Ted Sadowski25RR6' 1.0"190Apr 1, 1936Pittsburgh, PA, US
Al Schroll29RR6' 2.0"210Mar 22, 1932New Orleans, LA, US
Angel Scull32RR5' 8.0"165Oct 2, 1928Central Mercedes, CU
Woody Smith34RR6' 0.0"180Feb 25, 1927University City, MO, US
Lee Stange24RR5' 10.0"170Oct 27, 1936Chicago, IL, US
Ron Stillwell21RR5' 11.0"165Dec 3, 1939Los Angeles, CA, US
Edward Stogoski24LR5' 11.0"190Dec 29, 1936
Bob Trowbridge31RR6' 1.0"180Jun 27, 1930Hudson, NY, US
Sandy Valdespino22LL5' 8.0"170Jan 24, 1939San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque, CU
Frank Verdi35RR5' 10.0"170Jun 2, 1926Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Wiesler30SL6' 3.0"188Aug 13, 1930St. Louis, MO, US

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