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1959 Durham Bulls

1959 > Class B > 1959 Carolina League
Overall: 70-60
Scored 644 runs, Allowed 605 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-61

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Frank Skaff
Represented: Durham, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Clifford Adams22862.333
2John Aehl*24151312120001014.167.231.167.39720000
3Rufus Anderson201141383101001039.263.317.289.607110001
4Gene Bacque215131.077
5Richard Beck24218878111950260911.244.322.385.706300103
6James Boger21162923100003038.000.107.000.10700120
7Jack Bowen226524121824558021911719.252.308.317.625692133
8Daniel Briner*221124954438413216244784142.298.366.370.7361647311
9Ted Brzenk218730826434568263533854.212.313.326.638862133
10Eugene Burroughs20330000.000.0000
11Jerry Burttram229282.071
12Art Clessuras*201114904127910216454387267.248.363.342.7051413210
13Jack Crouch*2398395336448814125524130.262.339.327.6671102972
14Pat Duke24220000.000.0000
15Chico Fernandez20113734353106002.147.139.294.433100120
16Larry Foster*21225340582004049.200.289.250.539101800
17Frank Franchi23206450816500501013.320.469.420.889214000
18Doug Gallagher197154.267
19Purnal Goldy2122524871462070310.292.333.500.833240100
20Bob Humphreys23413326440002066.154.313.154.46640100
21David Justus222138382102023008.263.263.474.737180000
22Phillip Kliewer213249432300030216.070.109.070.17830310
23Mickey Lolich#18982.250
24William Maupin224110000.000.0000
25Dick McAuliffe*1994411315688420444389174.267.434.394.8281243111
26Bob McDaniel261455000000005.000.000.000.00000000
27William McNeill*25110000.000.0000
28Jackie Moore2094330305437918285532348.259.309.410.7191250023
29Larry Nosse20471.143
30Jesse Queen2270303251437015343914232.279.387.410.7971034332
31George Schmid2424686271110140423.177.227.242.469150200
32J. Sells233212811516254011711022.217.283.278.562321110
33Richard Sheldon233847373400000514.108.214.108.32240500
34Roger Sheppard22310000.000.0000
35Dick Smallwood#232042355310060611.086.220.114.33440100
36George Smith2111484241000021615.238.333.238.571100000
37Leo Smith*2113155948260131219138736690.272.361.434.7952095063
38James Spyhalski2227948111173001011118.210.301.247.548200110
39Don Wert20113472396658714895536585.220.330.364.6941443352
39 Players21.213150264326644105918438635564317603790.245.335.349.6831508583924
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Clifford Adams2211.5004.85826.0211471.0777.32.4
2John Aehl*2424.3334.301571146.05528222262331011.76110.80.45.16.51.27
3Gene Bacque2122.5003.16551037.03316133211271011.4598.00.75.16.61.29
4James Boger2134.4293.651582074.06336306351560031.3247.70.74.36.81.60
5Eugene Burroughs*20003
6Larry Foster2187.5334.60212051129.01098166699111820111.6127.60.46.98.21.19
7Doug Gallagher*1931.7503.38752040.03315152180551041.2757.40.44.012.43.06
8Bob Humphreys2382.8002.973910088.093402914918020101.6149.50.15.08.21.63
9David Justus2266.5004.402193188.07958439473516131.4328.10.94.85.21.09
10Phillip Kliewer*2196.6002.09321583125.011247296410722051.2248.10.43.05.21.76
11Richard Klunder*21001
12Nikko Koleff24001
13Mickey Lolich*1812.3334.14981037.02722172450242271.9466.60.510.95.80.53
14Bob McDaniel2613.25014
15William McNeill25001
16Larry Nosse*2002.0004
17John O'Cain*24101.0006
18George Schmid2499.5004.352321101149.0156847210412922031.3229.40.62.55.62.24
19Richard Sheldon2397.5633.27371130135.01066149124941261031.1487.10.83.38.42.57
20Roger Sheppard22003
21Dick Smallwood*2374.6363.32201251103.08151384500861031.2727.10.34.47.51.72
21 Players22.27060.5383.75131131884381147.0106560547890580208832636850811.4348.40.74.66.91.52
* - 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

C

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Jack Bowen5738435114.9747.3510
Jackie Moore533763154.9887.687
Richard Beck201701322.9899.153

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Leo Smith13110108313104.9888.34

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jack Crouch892282361469.9715.21
Don Wert28601001515.9145.71
George Smith11252754.9124.73

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ted Brzenk77891362419.9042.92
Don Wert57671161522.9243.21

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dick McAuliffe941712463555.9234.44
Don Wert18183344.9272.83
Chico Fernandez10131451.8442.70

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Daniel Briner1102441484.9702.35
Art Clessuras107170911.9941.67
Jesse Queen70132933.9792.01
Jackie Moore3231230.9171.03
J. Sells3127210.9670.94
James Spyhalski2638520.9561.65
Purnal Goldy1918222.9091.05
Frank Franchi1420140.8401.50

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Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Clifford Adams22RR6' 1.0"180Feb 6, 1937
John Aehl24LL5' 9.0"1801935
Rufus Anderson20RR5' 11.0"155Dec 19, 1938Valdosta, GA, US
Gene Bacque21RR6' 3.0"195Aug 12, 1937
Richard Beck24RR6' 0.0"1901935
James Boger21RR6' 1.0"180Apr 17, 1938Lebanon, PA, US
Jack Bowen22RR6' 0.0"1851937
Daniel Briner22LL5' 9.0"1601937
Ted Brzenk21RR6' 0.0"1851938
Eugene Burroughs20RL6' 1.0"1781939
Jerry Burttram22RR6' 0.0"1751937
Art Clessuras20LL5' 11.0"175Oct 19, 1938Havre de Grace, MD, US
Jack Crouch23LR5' 9.0"1751936
Pat Duke24RR6' 0.0"1751935
Chico Fernandez20RR5' 10.0"160Apr 23, 1939La Habana, La Habana, CU
Larry Foster21LR6' 0.0"185Dec 24, 1937Lansing, MI, US
Frank Franchi23RR5' 8.0"1651936
Doug Gallagher19RL6' 3.0"195Feb 21, 1940Fremont, OH, US
Purnal Goldy21RR6' 5.0"200Nov 28, 1937Camden, NJ, US
Bob Humphreys23RR5' 11.0"165Aug 18, 1935Covington, VA, US
David Justus22RR5' 10.0"1701937
Phillip Kliewer21RL6' 3.0"1701938
Richard Klunder21SL6' 3.0"1901938
Nikko Koleff24RR6' 1.0"175Sep 2, 1934
Mickey Lolich18SL6' 1.0"170Sep 12, 1940Portland, OR, US
William Maupin22RR6' 2.0"1951937
Dick McAuliffe19LR5' 11.0"176Nov 29, 1939Hartford, CT, US
Bob McDaniel26RR6' 1.0"190Apr 5, 1933Fort Worth, TX, US
William McNeill25LR6' 0.0"1701934
Jackie Moore20RR6' 0.0"180Feb 19, 1939Jay, FL, US
Larry Nosse20RL6' 0.0"2001939
John O'Cain24LL6' 0.0"185Jun 4, 1935Orangeburg, SC, US
Jesse Queen22RR5' 9.0"170Jun 7, 1937Cuthbert, GA, US
George Schmid24RR6' 1.0"1901935
J. Sells23R6' 1.0"1851936
Richard Sheldon23RR6' 1.0"1801936
Roger Sheppard22RR6' 2.0"190Apr 14, 1937Gastonia, NC, US
Dick Smallwood23SL5' 11.0"1751936
George Smith21RR5' 10.0"170Jul 7, 1937St. Petersburg, FL, US
Leo Smith21LR6' 2.0"210May 5, 1938Mobile, AL, US
James Spyhalski22R6' 2.0"1851937
Don Wert20RR5' 10.0"162Jul 29, 1938Strasburg, PA, US

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