1959 Havana Sugar Kings Statistics

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 80-73
Finished 3rd in the IL
Manager: Preston Gómez (80-73)
Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs
Location: Havana, Cuba
Ballpark: Estadio Latinamerico
Attendance: 200,094, Avg. 2,616
1959 Havana Sugar Kings Roster

Playoffs - Havana Sugar Kings 4 games, Columbus Jets 0
Finals - Havana Sugar Kings 4 games, Richmond Virginians 2

The Havana Sugar Kings of the International League ended the 1959 season with a record of 80 wins and 73 losses, finishing third in the IL.

The Sugar Kings plated 547 runs and conceded 598 runs. Rogelio Álvarez paced Havana with 22 home runs, while Tony González walloped 15 or more also. Tony González accounted for 81 RBI and topped all regular batters by connecting at a .300 clip. Ted Wieand led the team with 16 wins, and Walt Craddock recorded a 2.61 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1959 Havana Sugar Kings who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Danny Morejón, Jerry Lane, Raúl Sánchez, Hank Izquierdo, Leo Cárdenas, Cookie Rojas, Lou Skizas, Rogelio Álvarez, Carlos Paula, Mike Cuellar, Vicente Amor, Walt Craddock, Don Rudolph, Whammy Douglas, Ted Wieand, Chuck Coles, Pompeyo Davalillo, Bob Moorhead, Jesse Gonder, Elio Chacón, Tony González and Luis Arroyo.

Preston Gómez 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
Ted Wieand1611.5933.193828132217.0187857719707123609
Walt Craddock129.5712.61292772169.0141634911655111207
Raúl Sánchez115.6883.10411461145.015259501033688404
Mike Cuellar1011.4762.802929112212.01848266185710111115
Emilio Cueche98.5293.952522100155.0148726816481170413
Vicente Amor98.5294.57252162132.012170671745443305
Luis Arroyo89.4711.1541100117.0752215739994305
Pedro Carrillo33.5003.503931090.0723935943168101
Bob Moorhead11.50020.0
Don Rudolph14.2006.571531037.0482827812325112
Candido Andrade0010.0
Gilberto Lopez0020.0
Vicente Lopez0070.0
Rogelio Álvarez0010.0
Jerry Lane01.00040.0
Andrés Ayón01.00050.0
Whammy Douglas02.000100.0
Totals8073.5233.21314148055901274.0112852045411541256733253410

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
Tony González1496265638616931162081348110.300.360.519.8782926636
Leo Cárdenas154624587581492851349726113.254.292.385.6772266410
Elio Chacón1245014325211016542475565.255.340.343.68314821022
Danny Morejón1344574114810222164733644.248.307.350.6571442177
Rogelio Álvarez14554250651991912265325135.196.240.368.6081866148
Jesse Gonder112412374408918383703150.238.298.366.6641372237
Carlos Paula883092763486163105102424.312.362.500.8621382073
Pompeyo Davalillo10236134342851441199918.248.268.321.5891101710
Larry Novak136421385368315193803160.216.271.330.6011270053
Cookie Rojas99344318307412131361744.233.280.305.585974500
Hank Izquierdo59180170123741170630.218.253.271.523462203
Lou Skizas3613912619364161601210.286.353.476.829601003
Chuck Coles3010794817301901222.181.271.245.516230010
Emilio Cueche37757051621080210.229.247.286.532200210
Raúl Sánchez4150474134007015.277.292.362.653170200
Miguel Fernandez1336363700240010.194.194.361.556130000
Luis Arroyo424037372003028.189.231.243.47490100
Ted Wieand3873615720160533.115.182.197.379120700
Vicente Amor254643260001018.140.159.140.29960200
Walt Craddock3257542610130023.111.143.185.328102100
Pedro Carrillo4021214520120010.238.238.476.714100000
Mike Cuellar3278711400000326.056.095.056.15140400
Alberto Alvarez121917020001022.118.211.118.32820001
Elio Toboso5331.333.333.333.6671
Jerry Lane4441.250.250.250.5001
Bob Moorhead2551.200.200.200.4001
Don Rudolph151312111000002.083.083.167.25020100
Andrés Ayón5110000.000.000.000.0000
Vicente Lopez7220000.000.000.000.0000
Whammy Douglas1066000000003.000.000.000.00000000
Totals172855525075546121321643109491380348865.239.291.363.6541842036583543


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Rogelio Álvarez1B14412051031593.9899.083
Larry Novak1B16108525.9837.062
Cookie Rojas2B822121761340.9684.732
Elio Chacón2B81192192942.9774.741
Pompeyo Davalillo3B89841851014.9643.022
Elio Chacón3B38385073.9262.316
Lou Skizas3B32295123.9762.500
Jesse GonderC10560863149.9806.3908
Hank IzquierdoC512283244.9855.0985
Tony GonzálezOF1483711274.9822.588
Danny MorejónOF1192631053.9822.294
Larry NovakOF113171421.9891.549
Carlos PaulaOF7796741.9631.338
Chuck ColesOF2960420.9702.207
Lou SkizasOF12141011.0001.250
Raúl SánchezP41172522.9551.024
Luis ArroyoP4171331.870.488
Pedro CarrilloP3941421.900.462
Ted WieandP38124126.9641.395
Mike CuellarP29103922.9611.690
Walt CraddockP2962712.9711.138
Emilio CuecheP25132211.9721.400
Vicente AmorP25102220.9411.280
Don RudolphP151611.875.467
Whammy DouglasP1024001.000.600
Vicente LopezP7.000
Andrés AyónP5.000
Jerry LaneP4.000
Bob MoorheadP2.000
Gilberto LopezP2.000
Candido AndradeP1.000
Rogelio ÁlvarezP1.000
Leo CárdenasSS1542524581477.9814.610
Totals160440131566126316.9783.4781300

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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