1956 Pampa Oilers Statistics

Southwestern League (SL) - Class: B
Team Record: 80-60
3rd in the SL
Manager: Grover Seitz (0-0), Allen Cross (0-0)
Location: Pampa, Texas
Ballpark: Oiler Park
Attendance: 42,150, Avg. 602
1956 Pampa Oilers Roster

Playoffs - El Paso Texans 4 games, Pampa Oilers 0

The Pampa Oilers of the Southwestern League ended the 1956 season with a record of 80 wins and 60 losses, third in the SL.

The Oilers scored 1074 runs and conceded 878 runs. Len Tucker crushed 51 homers for Pampa, while John Bruzga, James Martin, Allen Cross and James Robinette each walloped 20 or more as well. Len Tucker drove in 181 runs and topped batters with significant playing time with a .404 average. Ernest Bartolomei led the team with 16 wins, and Hoyt Benedict, too added 15 or more wins, too Hoyt Benedict recorded a 3.61 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances. Grover Seitz and Allen Cross 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
Ernest Bartolomei166.7274.823122151194.022412510427851211106
Hoyt Benedict158.6523.612823172182.019294731959104708
Sam Woods1410.5835.164227122199.02511431142259119317
Charles Bogan105.6673.84191390122.01446352123269202
Arthur Perina95.6435.88201451104.01288068136365909
Carroll Dial56.4554.9912108083.0113614692363213
Bob Shipman45.4447.4419104075.085696285363907
Jerry Tucker27.2227.571461063.01006353182926002
Len Tucker101.00020.0
Dick Green11.50030.0
Fred Zirella12.3337.88921032.049322891417000
John Laliberte13.25090.0
Frank Kempa0010.0
John Bruzga0010.0
Allen Cross0010.0
Bob Flores0010.0
Newt Secrest0010.0
Marvin Schwein90.0
James Robinette0010.0
Joe Fortin0020.0
Buddy Padgett0020.0
Audie Malone20.0
Felix Guzman0010.0
Robert Diehl01.00040.0
Bill Hair01.00020.0
Totals7960.5685.12236127072601054.012867306001374170647432440

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
Len Tucker140639565181228401351181476483.404.469.7911.261447802
Allen Cross1356135541141865041710195142.336.391.532.924295152
James Robinette1155324711371703762610654959.361.420.6311.050297336
James Martin132561481871583333111817369.328.421.6031.024290502
John Bruzga106462389881402342512606060.360.447.6321.079246616
Bob Flores13353244687133334137537478.298.403.478.881213561
Frank Kempa1366275141281282021150910295.249.375.360.735185515
Felix Guzman883403157010824764962335.343.388.521.909164101
Joe Kretschmar6926721934599223114035.269.386.356.74378332
Joe Fortin462051723758100144423026.337.434.6401.074110102
Ernest Bartolomei481181051529607190832.276.325.533.85856041
John Yanchura2510697222631180718.268.321.351.67134101
Lamar Cagle19977914254121711816.316.443.468.91237000
Carroll Dial26858213202015027.244.271.305.57525100
Hoyt Benedict287975616500110114.213.224.280.50421030
Sam Woods438268913101501333.191.321.250.57117010
Charles Bogan1960537930070611.170.254.226.48112010
Newt Secrest928288.286.286.286.5718
Jerry Tucker162824270003035.292.370.292.6627010
Arthur Perina2049435700140520.163.250.233.48310010
Bob Shipman2033297610220315.207.281.448.73013010
Fred Zirella913132.154.154.154.3082
Bill Hair2331.333.333.333.6671
Dick Green3661.167.167.167.3331
Richard Hairston312121.083.083.083.1671
John Laliberte131716011000015.062.118.125.2432000
Darrell Seitz3220.000.000.000.0000
Carl Pickett3330.000.000.000.0000
Robert Diehl4220.000.000.000.0000
Totals1413560148661063154030547211962840633758.316.397.529.926257204031310


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Bob Flores1B9063043671.9917.478
Joe Fortin1B4536421582.9878.556
Allen Cross1B1189749.9608.727
Frank Kempa2B13636136729101.9625.353
John Bruzga3B106831892319.9222.566
Allen Cross3B34336875.9352.971
James MartinC12971360109.9875.992
Bob FloresC1346210.9803.692
Len TuckerOF13732710160.9552.460
James RobinetteOF1141811892.9571.746
Felix GuzmanOF801309111.9271.738
Allen CrossOF4267120.9711.619
Bob FloresOF3140250.8941.355
Lamar CagleOF1939330.9332.211
Carroll DialOF1217020.8951.417
Sam WoodsP42102131.912.738
Ernest BartolomeiP3172832.9211.129
Hoyt BenedictP28123734.9421.750
Arthur PerinaP20114031.000.750
Bob ShipmanP1951530.8701.053
Charles BoganP1981812.9631.368
Jerry TuckerP1411030.786.786
Carroll DialP12.000
Fred ZirellaP9.000
Marvin SchweinP9.000
John LaliberteP9.000
Robert DiehlP4.000
Dick GreenP3.000
Len TuckerP2.000
Buddy PadgettP2.000
Audie MaloneP2.000
Bill HairP2.000
Joe FortinP2.000
Newt SecrestP1.000
James RobinetteP1.000
Frank KempaP1.000
Felix GuzmanP1.000
Bob FloresP1.000
Allen CrossP1.000
John BruzgaP1.000
Joe KretschmarSS691132022948.9164.565
Allen CrossSS531031182120.9134.170
John YanchuraSS243374810.9304.458
Totals138134131337207389.9583.440

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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