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1959 Mobile Bears

1959 > Class AA > 1959 Southern Association
Overall: 89-63
Scored 699 runs, Allowed 524 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 96-56

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Mel McGaha
Represented: Mobile, AL
Ballpark: Hartwell Field (Mobile, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1958 / 1960

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Herb Adams*311856535101001032.
2Bob Allen*21660.000
3Frank Biskup268122920017426001922920.210.310.240.550480003
4Gordy Coleman*24137572507931793043011005639.353.416.6061.02130722522
5Bill Dailey243159502510140626.
6Billy Darden331321000000010.000.500.000.50000000
7Edward Drapcho*23602621360003036.286.375.286.66160200
8Andrew Frazier3084269248216114102621220.246.288.310.599774230
9Fred Frickie*233613811520292131221817.252.358.365.723422121
10Lavern Grace*26101353317509013165023118.284.348.388.7361231222
11James Hardison*24201111000000006.
12Wynn Hawkins23498778101411041529.
13Bob Jenkins2711645438756110162116705452.284.378.421.8001637243
14Charles Kolakowski2635615381140150612.208.288.340.628180200Stats for 2 teams
15Raymond Konkoleski251355010000001.
16Jack Kubiszyn221355104435111413235875348.257.341.316.6571406354
17Kenny Kuhn*221476575509216821113138043.305.397.353.75019452024
18Gene Lary252640343000020213.
19Gene Leek2256221205335915064111130.288.327.449.776922120
20Carl Mathias#23388975313000701112.
21John McLane2079306282347914313112359.280.333.362.6951020010
22Sammy Meeks36113380332379820064214258.295.375.410.7851361412Stats for 2 teams
23Herb Olson*28103347305317410094503954.243.331.364.6951112015
24Paul Robinson263264554300010624. for 2 teams
25Don Saner*2514258548480156205147929455.322.435.471.9062283315Stats for 2 teams
26Donald Schaeffer212243393130002028.333.357.333.690130110
27Wally Seward*264367612800030320.
28Dave Tyriver21101914321001053.143.368.214.58330000
29John Waters271496746051031822131348205453.301.364.410.7742488345
30Neb Wilson364617114919387051801818.255.345.403.748603011
31Dick Young*3152182172235993018089.343.372.430.802740205
31 Players25.9154584151336991403206229262340574635.273.349.376.725192912944513956
* - 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
1Bob Allen*2121.6676
2Bill Dailey24115.6882.41312093164.0148504494951111021.2018.
3Billy Darden3303.00013
4Edward Drapcho*23116.6472.2359521113.081352836369700111.2746.
5James Hardison2423.4006.082030037.04428251252240011.86510.
6Wynn Hawkins23149.6092.554126120226.01857664129961497181.2577.
7Charles Kolakowski26815.3484.61332580162.016810883910981166081.7109. for 2 teams
8Raymond Konkoleski2514.20013
9Gene Lary2584.6672.8424123092.07434299433492011.2727.
10Carl Mathias*23179.6542.903828115205.018279661273218342101.2448.
11Paul Robinson261110.5243.393223112162.0166686188941127031.5749. for 2 teams
12Donald Schaeffer2155.5003.0019155199.09350336564423021.5058.
13Wally Seward*2694.6922.88392283178.0172625712694933131.3548.
14Dave Tyriver2152.7143.061061050.03818173281383061.3206.
14 Players24.38963.5863.0015415410054151317.211735244397761841889294461.3598.
* - 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


Herb Olson9154241411.9936.415
Frank Biskup693323854.9875.362
Lavern Grace1784822.9795.412


Gordy Coleman136106110613110.9898.58
Don Saner3020328627.9757.70Stats for 2 teams


Kenny Kuhn1463023952199.9714.77


Sammy Meeks7768107711.9622.27Stats for 2 teams
Jack Kubiszyn6460109918.9492.64
Dick Young374062118.9032.76
Gene Leek36356689.9272.81


Jack Kubiszyn741371761740.9484.23
Andrew Frazier701331602535.9214.19
Gene Leek243346314.9633.29


John Waters14835717114.9712.53
Don Saner1411962120.9431.40Stats for 2 teams
Bob Jenkins1041721282.9581.77
John McLane761221012.9921.74
Lavern Grace73124441.9701.75
Neb Wilson3837210.9751.03
Fred Frickie2639240.9111.58
Sammy Meeks14210001.0001.50Stats for 2 teams
Herb Adams1118010.9471.64


Edward Drapcho59101723.9310.46
Wynn Hawkins41224833.9591.71
Wally Seward39142318.9740.95
Carl Mathias38823001.0000.82
Charles Kolakowski33252832.9461.61Stats for 2 teams
Paul Robinson32132315.9731.13Stats for 2 teams
Bill Dailey31153943.9311.74
Gene Lary24116001.0000.71
James Hardison200310.7500.15
Donald Schaeffer19715021.0001.16
Billy Darden130210.6670.15
Raymond Konkoleski1323001.0000.38
Dave Tyriver102310.8330.50
Bob Allen6

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Herb Adams31LL5' 9.0"160Apr 14, 1928Hollywood, CA, US
Bob Allen21LL6' 2.0"175Oct 23, 1937Tatum, TX, US
Frank Biskup26RR5' 11.0"1701933
Gordy Coleman24LR6' 3.0"208Jul 5, 1934Rockville, MD, US
Bill Dailey24RR6' 3.0"185Mar 13, 1935Arlington, VA, US
Billy Darden33RR6' 4.0"1901926
Edward Drapcho23LL5' 11.0"175Oct 13, 1935Clarence, PA, US
Andrew Frazier30R6' 2.0"170Jun 27, 1929
Fred Frickie23LL6' 1.0"1901936
Lavern Grace26LR5' 11.0"174Sep 12, 1932Gorham, IL, US
James Hardison24LR6' 2.0"175Nov 20, 1934Plymouth, NC, US
Wynn Hawkins23RR6' 3.0"195Feb 20, 1936East Palestine, OH, US
Bob Jenkins27RR6' 0.0"195Aug 15, 1931Hagerstown, MD, US
Charles Kolakowski26RR6' 1.0"205Dec 22, 1932Sayreville, NJ, US
Raymond Konkoleski25RR5' 11.0"1851934
Jack Kubiszyn22RR5' 11.0"170Dec 19, 1936Buffalo, NY, US
Kenny Kuhn22LR5' 10.0"175Mar 20, 1937Louisville, KY, US
Gene Lary25RR6' 1.0"175Jan 5, 1934Northport, AL, US
Gene Leek22RR6' 0.0"185Jul 15, 1936San Diego, CA, US
Carl Mathias23SL5' 11.0"195Jun 13, 1936Bechtelsville, PA, US
John McLane20RR6' 3.0"203Jul 13, 1938Long Beach, CA, US
Sammy Meeks36RR5' 9.0"160Apr 23, 1923Anderson, SC, US
Herb Olson28LR6' 1.0"190Nov 20, 1930Wenatchee, WA, US
Paul Robinson26RR6' 2.0"190May 12, 1933
Don Saner25LL6' 0.0"190Sep 27, 1933
Donald Schaeffer21RR6' 2.0"204Dec 15, 1937
Wally Seward26LL6' 2.0"170Jul 1, 1932Everett, MA, US
Dave Tyriver21RR6' 0.0"175Oct 31, 1937Oshkosh, WI, US
John Waters27RR5' 11.0"1681932
Neb Wilson36RR6' 1.0"205Oct 11, 1922East Spencer, NC, US
Dick Young31LR5' 11.0"175Jun 3, 1928Seattle, WA, US

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