1959 Houston Buffs Statistics

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 58-104
5th in the AA's West Division
Manager: Rube Walker (0-0), Del Wilber (0-0)
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Attendance: 120,474, Avg. 1,487
1959 Houston Buffs Roster

The Houston Buffs of the American Association ended the 1959 season with a record of 58 wins and 104 losses, fifth in the league's West Division. The team scored 594 runs, while allowing 768 runs. Rube Walker and Del Wilber 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
Dave Jolly1110.5243.89282782169.0160877313865100613
Glen Crable78.4674.50381230128.013770641336544104
Boyd Linker57.4174.08331551117.011456531143360204
Tom Poholsky516.2384.35352841182.020397881240581305
Alvin Spearman39.2503.6416133194.09048381224334105
Fred Martin23.4004.501500032.038171631255000
Ed Blake24.3334.901772168.0794137736442402
John Tsitouris26.2503.60983055.0572722221226513
Billy Bowman12.3336.652651169.08854511230433313
William Drummond17.1255.1413102156.0563432937132206
Roberto Vargas0090.0
William Bethel190.0
Dave Hoskins130.0
Charlie Gorin0020.0
Waldo Gonzalez0010.0
Fritz Dorish30.0
Mike Clark360.0
Pidge Browne0030.0
Mel Wright350.0
Lloyd Merritt04.000100.0
Arnold Briggs05.0005.751361036.040262332227401
Totals3981.3254.45374131032801006.010625574979738739464313360

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
Dick Cole1445765375715127244432834.281.318.361.6791942720
Pidge Browne14860254771143313126314773.261.319.395.7142161347
Jim Fridley14254048558137284268004882.282.349.518.8662513137
Ray Noble13849841553122210156807549.294.400.453.8531882154
Jim Delsing1495835235112224344045373.233.306.314.6191642413
Rod Kanehl11847242947102211019183847.238.301.291.5921251310
Richard Sanders99366310377514084234365.242.343.365.7081136523
Curtis Hardaway9430124331575172325463.235.370.350.720850131
Len Johnston5820117327417401532718.237.338.324.662560011
Phil Jantze311201081226212170107.241.305.333.638360200
Waldo Gonzalez21534751011030512.213.288.277.565130100
Dave Jolly296457580004029.140.169.140.31080500
Tom Poholsky4865598820111038.136.177.220.398130300
Wilcy Moore164942571002275.167.286.190.47680000
Lamar North2850475700030110.149.163.149.31270110
Billy Queen132522460001036.273.360.273.63360000
Glen Crable494336560013045.167.244.250.49490210
Ed Blake202524330023014.125.160.375.53590000
Fred Martin1555020000003.400.400.400.80020000
Billy Bowman292218020002019.111.158.111.26920300
Alvin Spearman1832274210010313.074.167.111.27830200
Arnold Briggs1398010000016.125.222.125.34710000
John Tsitouris111914110000013.071.133.071.20510400
William Drummond1320190100000110.053.100.053.15310000
Boyd Linker3335330100000218.030.086.030.11610000
Richard Landis1110000.000.000.000.0000
Charlie Gorin3110000.000.000.000.0000
Wally Lammers3330000.000.000.000.0000
Lloyd Merritt1066000000004.000.000.000.00000000
Roberto Vargas9550000.000.000.000.0000
Totals15034791424448910411852082444360458636.245.320.356.6761512017482426


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Pidge Browne1B14713431051087.9939.850
Dick Cole2B1282713281759.9724.680
Curtis Hardaway2B3577651010.9344.057
Richard Sanders3B90911621617.9412.811
Curtis Hardaway3B34317388.9293.059
Phil Jantze3B272254114.8742.815
Ray NobleC12452662412.9934.74212
Lamar NorthC23577001.0002.7831
Billy QueenC1127511.9702.9091
Jim DelsingOF1383191241.9882.399
Jim FridleyOF134200661.9721.537
Rod KanehlOF641501115.9942.516
Len JohnstonOF4296320.9802.357
Curtis HardawayOF13271011.0002.154
Wilcy MooreOF11200001.0001.818
Glen CrableP381122001.000.868
Mike ClarkP36.000
Mel WrightP35.000
Tom PoholskyP3583741.9181.286
Boyd LinkerP3331911.957.667
Dave JollyP2882622.9441.214
Billy BowmanP26515011.000.769
William BethelP19.000
Ed BlakeP1771833.8931.471
Alvin SpearmanP1683711.9782.812
Fred MartinP1506001.000.400
Dave HoskinsP13.000
William DrummondP1327011.000.692
Arnold BriggsP131610.875.538
Lloyd MerrittP10214001.0001.600
Roberto VargasP9.000
John TsitourisP9.000
Fritz DorishP3.000
Pidge BrowneP3.000
Charlie GorinP2.000
Waldo GonzalezP1.000
Rod KanehlSS43791172218.8994.558
Waldo GonzalezSS16263462.9093.750
Totals145434171252130236.9733.2111400

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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