1959 Fox Cities Foxes Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 59-67
Finished 4th in the IIIL
Manager: Jack McKeon (59-67)
Affiliation: Washington Senators
Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
Ballpark: Goodland Field
Attendance: 51,004, Avg. 810
1959 Fox Cities Foxes Statistics

The Fox Cities Foxes of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1959 season with a record of 59 wins and 67 losses, finishing fourth in the IIIL.

The Foxes tallied 619 runs, worst in the circuit, and yielded 665 runs. Chuck Weatherspoon paced Fox Cities with 20 home runs and recorded 80 runs batted in. Hernan Valdes led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .330. Fred Bruckbauer topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 2.89 earned run average, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Zoilo Versalles, Carlos Pascual, Lee Stange, Jake Wood, Fred Bruckbauer, Nate Oliver, Jack Feller and Hector Maestri were all players from the 1959 Fox Cities Foxes who played in the Majors during their careers.

Jack McKeon served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
John AehlLLSeptember 7, 19355'9"180
Roger BeanRRMarch 30, 19376'0"170
Fred BruckbauerRRMay 27, 19386'1"185New Ulm, MN US
Silvio CastellanosSLFebruary 17, 19365'11"160, CU
Phillip ConduLL6'0"175
Ronald DibeliusSR6'1"180
Dwight FeimsterRRJune 8, 19346'3"180Iredell County, NC US
Jack FellerRRDecember 10, 19365'10"185Adrian, MI US
Frank FranchiRRDecember 6, 19365'8"165
Earl FurlowRRJune 5, 19376'6"225
Richard GriffithLLNovember 30, 19385'9"185
Albert GuenthnerRR6'3"205
Richard HarrisRMarch 30, 19336'0"160
James HassonRRSeptember 5, 19376'2"180
Mike HineyRAugust 12, 19356'0"185
Jake HinfeyRRAugust 16, 19356'2"196
Bill HubbardL6'1"170
Jimmie JohnstonLL6'1"200
William JonesRRApril 20, 19386'4"180Jacksonville, FL US
Wayne LeNeave
Hector MaestriRRApril 19, 19355'10"170La Habana, La Habana CU
Bob MasonRROctober 8, 19336'1"198Sault Ste. Marie, MI US
Martin McGuireRR6'4"220
Jack McKeonRRNovember 23, 19305'8"195South Amboy, NJ US
Gary MitchellLR6'1"195
Rene NodarseRR6'0"180
Nate OliverRRDecember 13, 19405'10"160St. Petersburg, FL US
Carlos PascualRRMarch 13, 19315'6"165La Habana, La Habana CU
Gerald PatrickRAugust 17, 19366'0"180
James ShrodeRRMay 5, 19366'2"185
Bennie SinquefieldRRMarch 11, 19336'1"175Elba, AL US
John SpolumRR6'0"190
James SpyhalskiR6'2"185
Lee StangeRROctober 27, 19365'10"170Chicago, IL US
Gail ThomasRRAugust 1, 19346'0"185
Hernan ValdesRRJuly 31, 19375'11"182La Habana, La Habana CU
Zoilo VersallesRRDecember 18, 19395'10"146La Habana, La Habana CU
Chuck WeatherspoonRRJune 1, 19316'2"200Pineland, TX US
Don WilliamsRJuly 6, 19366'0"180
Jake WoodRRJune 22, 19376'1"163Elizabeth, NJ US

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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