1951 Fayetteville Athletics Statistics

Carolina League (CL) - Class: B
Team Record: 59-79
Finished 7th in the CL
Manager: Red Norris (59-79)
Affiliation: Philadelphia Athletics
Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Ballpark: Pittman Stadium
Attendance: 55,760, Avg. 808
1951 Fayetteville Athletics Roster

The Fayetteville Athletics of the Carolina League ended the 1951 season with a record of 59 wins and 79 losses, finishing seventh in the CL.

The Athletics tallied 519 runs, worst in the circuit, and surrendered 633 runs. Jake Spruill led hitters with significant playing time with a .295 average. Bill Harrington topped Fayetteville with 14 wins and a team-best 3.36 earned run average, leading regular hurlers.

Len Matarazzo and Bill Harrington both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Red Norris served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Bill Harrington1414.5003.3638228.0216103851482
Tony Napoles85.6153.4631138.01426753951
Len Matarazzo813.3813.8156175.015783741570
Harold Mays78.4673.4034167.01627763758
Wallace Mitchell55.5003.251372.0833626434
Harold Wood513.2784.0826139.015483631158
Dick Schoonover15.1678.251148.0745644531
Totals4863.4323.8020900000967.098850540865384000000

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Hector Lara13748248214130326.293.293.529.822255
Jake Spruill1174404401302828.295.295.423.718186
Norman Wilson1324294291071910.249.249.298.548128
Mike Sichko8733333310521710.315.315.511.826170
Bill Bergeron85356356941040.264.264.315.579112
James Kelly8632732791705.278.278.346.624113
George Suder10736236282910.227.227.257.48393
Albert Parnell53164164431002.262.262.360.62259
Jack Miller6019319341620.212.212.264.47751
Willard Johnson4014414436423.250.250.368.61853
Raymond Rosenwinkel3812612629505.230.230.389.61949
Frank Pursell6612612627110.214.214.238.45230
Bill Harrington54959521510.221.221.295.51628
Edmond Wilson24878718311.207.207.299.50626
Chico Rodriguez14616114100.230.230.246.47515
John Wisniewski25676714401.209.209.313.52221
Harry Kallas29898913100.146.146.157.30314
Paul Demont18575712000.211.211.211.42112
Robert Yaekel20606012100.200.200.217.41713
Joseph Campbell14363611101.306.306.417.72215
Ralph Vitti23525211010.212.212.250.46213
Harold Mays34595911200.186.186.220.40713
Harold Wood2849499100.184.184.204.38810
Wallace Mitchell1938388000.211.211.211.4218
Luther Barnes1241417000.171.171.171.3417
Len Matarazzo5650507100.140.140.160.3008
Leonard Bock1539396000.154.154.154.3086
Tony Napoles3347476000.128.128.128.2556
Joseph Pancoe1322225000.227.227.227.4555
Ronald Gifford1234345100.147.147.176.3246
Dick Schoonover1115152000.133.133.133.2672
Totals14624480448001118171266200000.250.250.341.590152700000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Len MatarazzoP56.000
Bill HarringtonP38.000
Harold MaysP34.000
Tony NapolesP31.000
Harold WoodP26.000
Wallace MitchellP13.000
Dick SchoonoverP11.000
Totals2090000.000

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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