1960 Artesia Giants Roster

Sophomore League (SL) - Class: D
Team Record: 62-68
Finished 4th in the SL
Manager: George Genovese (62-68)
Affiliation: San Francisco Giants
Location: Artesia, New Mexico
Ballpark: Brainard Park
Attendance: 10,485, Avg. 161
1960 Artesia Giants Statistics

The Artesia Giants of the Sophomore League ended the 1960 season with a record of 62 wins and 68 losses, finishing fourth in the SL.

The Giants plated 776 runs and allowed 841 runs. Dick Dietz paced Artesia with 12 home runs Jesus Alou drove in 91 runs. Gil Garrido led all regular hitters by hitting .362, while Edgar Feldman topped the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 4.02 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Players from the 1960 Artesia Giants who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Fred Wenz, Jesus Alou, Gil Garrido, Dick Dietz and Minnie Rojas.

George Genovese served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jesus AlouRRMarch 24, 19426'2"190Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal DO
Ronald AndersenRROctober 5, 19386'4"200
Allen BaileyRRJune 5, 19315'10"175
Raymond BarbozaRRJuly 14, 19386'1"200
Andrew BarrickRR6'4"185
Giovanni BertussiRR5'10"165
Patrick BradyRR6'4"188
Jorge CalvoRRMarch 4, 19385'10"175Ocotlan, Jalisco MX
Dennis CaseyRR5'10"180
Edward ClearyRR6'0"180
John CrilloRR6'3"180
John DeJarnetteLRSeptember 13, 19395'11"160
Mike DeRosaRR5'11"170
Dick DietzRRSeptember 18, 19416'1"195Crawfordsville, IN US
Edgar FeldmanRRApril 10, 19416'1"196
William FontanaLR5'10"150
Manuel GarciaRR5'11"142
Gil GarridoRRJune 26, 19415'9"150Panama, Panama PA
William HonnorLL6'2"165
Arthur JenkinsRR5'8"158
Don KabbesLRDecember 29, 19386'1"185Effingham, IL US
Ray KendrickRL5'11"165
Jerry KushnerLLApril 22, 19416'1"185
Antulio MartinezRROctober 7, 19396'5"195
Ignacio MartinezRROctober 6, 19386'2"170La Mesa, AZ US
Ronald MauroRR5'11"180
John MayLL6'3"170
Gerald McClellanRR5'10"180
Robert MeyersSRJuly 31, 19386'0"180
Mark OpattRRAugust 7, 19416'0"175Eighty Four, PA US
Jerry PalbickiSR5'10"180
Fred ReevesRR5'11"185
Lee ReynoldsLRJuly 14, 19396'0"175
Jose RodriguezRR5'11"160
Minnie RojasRRNovember 26, 19336'1"170Remedios, Villa Clara CU
Monty TarrhRR6'1"180
Edward TatarianLL5'9"169
Rudy TretterRRNovember 25, 19406'0"195
David TylerRR6'0"192
Fred WenzRRAugust 26, 19416'3"214Bound Brook, NJ US
George WhiteRR6'1"200
Byron WilderRR5'10"180

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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