1961 Shelby Colonels Statistics

Western Carolina League (WCL) - Class: D
Team Record: 51-55
4th in the WCL
Manager: Aaron Robinson (0-0), James Adlam (0-0)
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Location: Shelby, North Carolina
Ballpark: City Park
Attendance: 11,587, Avg. 219
1961 Shelby Colonels Roster

Playoffs - Shelby Colonels 2 games, Salisbury Braves 0
Finals - Shelby Colonels 2 games, Lexington Indians 1

The Shelby Colonels of the Western Carolina League ended the 1961 season with a record of 51 wins and 55 losses, fourth in the WCL.

The Colonels plated 557 runs and conceded 568 runs. Benny Von Cannon paced Shelby with 12 home runs Johnny Autry drove in 62 runs. Benny Von Cannon topped all regular hitters by hitting .302. Phillip Andress led the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 3.24 earned run average, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances. Aaron Robinson and James Adlam 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
Phillip Andress135.7223.242422141164.013081593891218012
Miguel Lemoine119.5504.612622100168.015311586121111595117
Thomas Hall109.5263.45221780120.0966346252130313
Donald Bridges43.5713.12774052.054241831148102
Charles Ling43.5715.8416122177.086615014951417
James Wilson21.66760.00
Hector Urbano22.5003.791410038.037221622729216
Rafael Sosa25.2864.942350062.058463414253623
Silvano Quezada27.2223.922830078.084483452350114
Diogenes Diaz0010.00
Tommy Cobb0030.00
Troy Warlick0010.00
Jimmy Tyer0030.00
Pindaro Pastor01.00010.01
James Pierce02.00040.00
Ronald Spring08.0004.581463057.054362923153516
Totals5055.4764.101939504120816.0752496372314350694359600

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
Johnny Autry10342239268109157662172139.278.316.398.714156315
Erasmo Felipe9940337057102117240152539.276.322.359.682133233
Benny Von Cannon953743245998122126164929.302.393.463.856150001
Edward Montgomery592402173473143237152116.336.395.456.85199020
John Wheelhouse87318276496519243933767.236.327.362.689100131
William Kuklenski59261236395491520132059.229.289.339.62880050
Jimmy Tyer6820318421469212121529.250.308.337.64562121
George Grant421681444442123013102022.292.382.417.79860130
Charles Hotetz3816614227346111861615.239.312.317.62945062
Bubba Davis271089618283342301124.292.364.510.87549010
Conrado Lezcano186760122632217074.433.493.6501.14339000
Miguel Lemoine3796901726610100310.289.312.378.69034030
Don Killian3714612420254101141813.202.306.250.55631121
James Broome3310395523410130612.242.291.305.59729101
Mortimer Davis269892920210101519.217.265.261.52624100
Silvano Quezada41706391912191314.302.333.429.76227040
Victor Davis228779131503086620.190.264.266.53021200
Phillip Andress29806671211080818.182.276.227.50415141
Dennis Wagner2889781712221811014.154.258.269.52821100
Odis Lowman123735370000025.200.243.200.4437000
Peter Pinto518186.333.333.333.6676
Francisco De la Mota921214.190.190.190.3814
Ronald Spring142321041102017.190.227.333.5617010
Rafael Sosa232423541000017.174.208.217.4265000
Donald Bridges824244.167.167.167.3334
Charles Ling163127440001039.148.233.148.3814010
Thomas Hall2246401300030311.075.140.075.2153030
James Pierce5662.333.333.333.6672
Francisco Coimbre2882.250.250.250.5002
Tommy Cobb510102.200.200.200.4002
Dominick Capurso412122.167.167.167.3332
Diogenes Diaz714141.071.071.071.1431
Hector Urbano141514200000011.000.067.000.0670000
Troy Warlick1110000.000.000.000.0000
James Wilson6550000.000.000.000.0000
Totals11013794340754087413546414341000312503.257.320.359.680122401544160


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Erasmo Felipe1B99577382159.9676.212
Charles Hotetz2B3847631212.9022.895
Don Killian2B335453914.9223.242
John Wheelhouse2B136573.611.846
Odis Lowman2B129945.8181.500
Johnny Autry3B82511262616.8722.159
John Wheelhouse3B13102012.9682.308
James BroomeC241001041.9654.5835
Mortimer DavisC211181772.9516.4297
Conrado LezcanoC1231221.9432.7502
Jimmy TyerOF5933141.895.576
Edward MontgomeryOF5884783.9191.569
John WheelhouseOF4341351.8981.023
Benny Von CannonOF3949161.8931.282
Bubba DavisOF2745110.9791.704
Dennis WagnerOF2613020.867.500
Victor DavisOF2127230.9061.381
Silvano QuezadaP2881820.929.929
Miguel LemoineP2662341.8791.115
Phillip AndressP2452312.9661.167
Rafael SosaP231521.750.261
Thomas HallP221440.556.227
Charles LingP1621210.933.875
Hector UrbanoP1405001.000.357
Ronald SpringP1411612.9441.214
Donald BridgesP7.000
James WilsonP6.000
James PierceP4.000
Jimmy TyerP3.000
Tommy CobbP3.000
Troy WarlickP1.000
Pindaro PastorP1.000
Diogenes DiazP1.000
George GrantSS4240682015.8442.571
William KuklenskiSS3751753612.7783.405
Johnny AutrySS192142104.8633.316
John WheelhouseSS1291493.7191.917
Totals9231440663212161.9082.2781400

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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