Statistics, 1960     

WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE

Howe News Bureau, Chicago (from The Calgary Herald, August 31, 1960)

Pemberton Batting King  (From the Calgary Herald - 31 August, 1960)

Pemberton wins batting title

The batting race in the Western Canada Baseball League was strictly no contest during the last two months of the season.

Playing manager  Cliff Pemberton, who led his Lloydminster Meridians to the WCBL pennant, grabbed the league title with a respectable .398 average.  His nearest rival, Con Munatones of Saskatoon Commodores, was 55 percentage points back at .343.

Larry Koentopp of Lethbridge finished third at .330, followed by Dick Hickerson of Saskatoon at .319 and Norm Revis of Lloydminster at .315.

Lee MurphyLee Murphy of Lethbridge totaled the most bases, 153, hit the most home runs, 18, batted the most runners across the plate, 52, and tied Pete Estrada of Saskatoon for the most hits with 80.  Stan Busch of Lethbridge scored the most runs, 58.  Bill Lynn of Saskatoon bashed the most triples, seven, while Tom Bergeron of Lloydminster took the stolen base honors with 15 thefts.  Curly Williams of Meridians hit the most doubles, 19. 

Sterling Slaughter of Calgary is the best pitcher ERA-wise with a 2.17 earned run average in 87 innings.  Roland Jones of Saskatoon worked the most innings, 127, struck out most batters, 119,  and tied Ted Richardson of Lloydminster, for most wins, 11, and most complete games, 10.  He also tied Gene Graves of Calgary and Paul Timme of Saskatoon for most appearances, 22.  Ed Hite and Sam Canner of Lethbridge tied for most games started at 15.

 

Average : Cliff Pemberton LM - .398 
Hits : Lee Murphy LWS & Pete Estrada SKC - 80 
Doubles : Curly Williams LM - 19 
Triples : Bill Lynn SKC - 7 
Home Runs : Murphy LWS - 18 
Runs : Stan Busch LWS - 58 
RBI : Murphy LWS - 52 
Stolen Bases : Tom Bergeron LM - 15 

TEAM BATTING  G  AB   R   OR  H   TB  2B 3B HR SH SF SB BB  SO  Pct
Saskatoon    66 2294 359 365 631 847  92 29 22 26 17 60 239 324 275
Lloydminster 66 2296 359 306 618 818  95 24 19 22 26 45 269 299 269
Lethbridge   67 2306 367 357 589 873  95 30 43 45 18 16 283 411 255
Calgary      69 2352 332 369 589 862 107 20 42 28 18 27 261 467 250 TEAM FIELDING  W L  T DP TP PB  PO   A   E  Pct
Lethbridge     34 33  0 45  0 20 1769 728 126 952
Lloydminster   37 28  1 60  0  4 1714 654 140 944
Calgary        31 37  1 65  0 13 1811 733 153 943
Saskatoon      31 35  0 61  0  7 1720 715 156 940 WCBL FINAL G AB R H 2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI PCT
Pemberton Clifford LM 50 176 36 70 15 2 1 1 14 8 28 .398
Munatones Conrad SKC 59 207 43 71 17 4 5 6 43 29 37 .343
Koentopp Larry LWS 58 209 33 69 9 1 3 3 25 12 30 .330
Hickerson Dick SKC 63 248 54 79 10 4 6 13 17 30 37 .319
Revis Norm LM 52 197 38 62 8 5 1 6 10 22 35 .315
Busch Stan LWS 65 229 58 72 14 4 5 5 37 23 27 .314
Herrington Gary SKC 64 233 35 73 9 3 2 3 24 31 34 .313
Williams Willie LM 63 233 44 72 19 2 4 3 36 39 40 .309
Murphy Lee LWS 63 260 51 80 11 4 18 2 13 51 52 .308
Estrada Peter SKC 65 262 41 80 14 3 6 2 13 19 49 .305
Arnett Barry LM 65 245 29 74 11 3 0 6 20 20 39 .302
Fennessey Bill CGB 45 179 37 54 6 2 8 13 28 35 25 .302
Lester Jim LWS 61 243 42 72 11 2 4 1 28 25 33 .296
Hurd Marty CGB 60 214 31 63 9 5 6 0 27 35 31 .294
McGarry Tom LM 61 222 37 64 7 4 2 4 31 34 33 .288
Johnson Richie CGB 62 251 30 70 15 1 0 3 32 33 23 .279
Engelken Gary CGB 62 227 29 62 12 3 3 2 8 39 26 .273
Peters Bob SKC 52 127 9 34 5 1 1 6 10 8 19 .268
Carroll JB SKC 65 263 45 70 4 1 1 11 36 31 22 .266
Lynn William SKC 29 128 19 34 5 7 0 1 5 5 20 .266
Casanova Bill CGB 64 213 35 56 10 1 7 0 46 27 39 .263
Noakes Mike LM 53 190 38 50 6 0 1 2 37 14 22 .263
Bourbeau Bob LWS 65 256 38 64 7 5 8 4 27 57 37 .250
Miller Bill LM 55 193 36 48 9 2 2 2 17 19 32 .249
Pritchett Jerry CGB 64 251 32 62 16 1 7 1 12 59 36 .247
Bergeron Tom LM 66 264 47 62 5 4 5 15 45 41 38 .235
Rex Clark CGB 40 117 13 27 7 0 0 0 24 24 14 .231
Vaselenak John LWS 58 212 24 48 10 3 0 1 25 19 24 .226
Ingarfield Earl LWS 49 170 23 38 2 2 3 0 18 36 22 .224
Wrenn Ray CGB 64 243 34 54 4 0 2 3 27 69 17 .222
Milano Bob LM 60 200 25 44 3 0 1 2 29 30 23 .220
McChesney Doug CGB 59 203 32 41 7 3 2 6 29 54 19 .202
Exel Larry SKC 38 120 12 22 5 2 1 0 17 33 17 .183
Wesley Gord LWS 66 242 26 41 7 4 0 0 26 58 17 .169 Source : Howe News Bureau Wins : Richardson LM, Jones SKC - 11 Games : Graves CGB - 22, Jones SKC, Timme SKC - 22 Games Started : Timme SKC, Canner LWS, Hite LWS - 15 Complete Games : Richardson LM, Jones SKC - 10 Innings : Jones SKC - 127 Strikeouts : Jones SKC - 119 ERA: Slaughter CGB - 2.17 WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE
66 or more IP G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
Slaughter Sterling CGB 16 10 5 2 6 .250 87 83 45 21 46 71 2 4 2.17
Richardson Ted LM 21 12 10 11 5 .688 123 104 54 40 71 63 1 0 2.93
Jones Roland SKC 22 12 10 11 6 .647 127 120 52 42 63 119 15 10 2.98
Walasko Willie CGB 14 12 9 9 3 .750 102 102 45 36 21 70 3 2 3.18
Graves Eugene CGB 22 12 9 7 10 .412 114 98 56 41 50 88 6 3 3.24
Searcy Kelly LM 15 13 6 6 3 .667 94 90 49 34 35 36 0 6 3.26
Bolingbroke Bob LWS 16 12 7 9 2 .818 107 117 50 43 39 76 1 6 3.62
Pritchett Vern CGB 13 11 8 4 7 .364 81 64 50 35 64 62 7 8 3.89
Sims Ray LWS 16 12 5 4 8 .333 99 115 63 43 31 51 3 6 3.91
Oakley Bill LM 12 11 8 6 4 .600 90 95 52 40 39 62 6 3 4.00
Belcher Tom LM 17 13 6 5 6 .455 99 94 56 45 30 59 3 3 4.09
Hite Ed LWS 17 15 6 7 5 .583 107 105 74 50 69 77 1 6 4.21
Montee Dick LWS 16 8 5 3 8 .273 77 79 44 38 30 82 2 1 4.44
Timme Paul SKC 22 15 7 7 10 .412 113 129 84 61 29 56 3 1 4.86
Canner Sam LWS 15 15 8 8 5 .615 114 117 71 63 43 59 4 7 4.97
Hobson Lewis CGB 20 8 2 3 3 .500 94 130 73 53 42 48 5 2 5.07
Dyer Dick LM 16 10 4 3 10 .231 80 93 68 52 24 52 4 1 5.85

Fewer than 66 IP
Rodriguez Ruben SKC 4 4 2 2 2 .500 25 23 9 5 9 16 0 0 1.80
Sereduk Paul LWS 21 1 1 1 2 .333 55 60 24 17 7 28 4 1 2.78
Popkin Norman SKC 7 2 0 2 0 1.000 38 44 18 14 16 23 0 1 3.32
Peters Bob SKC 13 9 3 3 4 .429 64 67 34 28 33 37 6 2 3.94
Taylor Tommy SKC 5 4 2 2 1 .667 25 22 13 11 17 22 1 0 3.96
Turnbull Dave CGB 9 6 0 2 4 .333 42 43 30 20 23 12 3 0 4.29
Burnett Ben CGB 7 7 4 2 4 .333 48 56 33 24 28 21 2 2 4.50
Proctor Bob LM 16 4 1 4 2 .667 51 51 41 29 25 33 3 0 5.12
Johnson Jim CGB 13 4 1 1 3 .250 46 42 37 31 36 27 2 7 6.07
Yates Morris SKC 15 2 0 3 0 1.000 45 61 44 31 25 26 7 2 6.20
Scavo Phil SKC 9 4 0 1 2 .333 26 30 23 19 21 19 3 1 6.58 LM = Lloydminster Meridians, LWS = Lethbridge White Sox, SKC = Saskatoon Commodores, CGB = Calgary Buffaloes


SOUTHERN (SASKATCHEWAN) LEAGUE

Ron McKechney of the Estevan Maple Leafs won the Southern League individual batting championship and the Dave Dryburgh memorial trophy with a whopping .474 average.  McKechney, who came on with a fantastic splurge during the second half of the season, finished 65 points ahead of his nearest rival, Murray Jenkins of the Marquis Wheat Kings.

Gord Johnson of Swift Current was the top slugger with 10 home runs, one more than Ed Stefureak of Regina Red Sox.

Four pitchers tied for the most wins, 7 - Jackie McLeod of Swift Current, Dick Mandzuk and Wayne LeBere of Moose Jaw and Merv Sanderson of Estevan. Sanderson led in games started, 11, and complete games, 10.

 

Average - Ron McKechney ES - .474 
Hits : Buzz Bent WY - 48 
Doubles : George Hunchuk RW & Ken Townsend ND - 13 
Triples : Lionel Ruhr RGR - 7 
Home Runs : Gord Johnson SC - 10  
Runs : Ruhr RGR - 46 

SOUTHERN LEAGUE FINAL             G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
McKechney Ron ES     95 25 45 .474
Jenkins Murray MQ    111 29 45 .405
Hunchuk George RW      98 21 39 13 .398
Bent Buzz WY 125 25 48 .384
Williams Dennis MJS 121 37 46 .380
Walker Jerry BA        100 21 38 .380
Pederson Harvey SC 90 25 34 .378
Garinger Dan WY        110 28 40 .364
Stefureak Ed RGR 127 39 46 9 .362
Bachiu Larry RGR 108 28 39 .361
Townsend Ken ND 109 26 38 13 .349
Burns Terry SC 107 28 37 .346
Herle Gene MQ 96 8 33 .344
Blaisdell Wally RGR 117 37 40 .342
Lovett Herb MJS 95 23 31 .326
Ruhr Lionel RGR 145 46 47 7 .324
Knipfel Roy RW 102 29 33 .324
Cory Clint SC 128 29 41 .320
Wyant Ed WY 97 19 31 .320
Dayne Mike MJS 101 29 32 .317
Humphries Lorne MJS 105 27 33 .314
Millard Stu SC 147 32 45 .306
Huck Hugh ND 111 20 34 .306
Moser Luke RGR 98 38 30 .306
Smith Glen MJS 98 22 30 .306
Johnson Gord SC 131 34 40 10 .305
Hennenfent Mel RW 123 23 37 .301 Source : Regina Leader-Post, August 23, 1960 Wins : LeBere MJS, Mandzuk MJS, McLeod SC, Sanderson ES - 7 Games : Ray Nutzhorn RW - 15 Games Started : Merv Sanderson ES - 11 Complete Games : Sanderson ES - 10
SOUTHERN LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
McLeod Jackie SC 14 8 4 7 3 .700
Mandzuk Dick MJS 13 8 5 7 3 .700
LeBere Wayne MJS 11 6 4 7 3 .700
Sanderson Merv ES 13 11 10 7 4 .636
Floyd Arnie RGR 13 7 4 6 3 .667
Pederson Harvey SC 11 4 2 5 2 .714
Dayne Mike MJS 8 7 6 5 2 .714
Woodruff Gwen ES 10 8 6 5 3 .625
Bobowski Ed BA 11 9 3 5 4 .556
Ash Al RGR 11 8 6 5 4 .556
Rudd Noel BA 14 10 6 5 6 .455
Goodwill Norm BA 8 4 3 4 0 1.000
Heidt Ed RGR 8 5 3 4 0 1.000
Wenman Gerry RGR 7 5 3 4 0 1.000
Blaisdell Wally RW 7 7 5 4 2 .667
Stone Ross SC 8 6 6 4 3 .571
Jenkins Murray MQ 11 7 4 4 4 .500
Nutzhorn Ray RW 15 8 6 4 7 .364
Bell Bob RW 8 3 1 3 0 1.000
Gaines Mark MQ 6 3 2 3 1 .750
Jankowich Jim ND 13 7 5 3 5 .375
McKechney Gary ES 2 2 1 2 0 1.000
Humble Mel SC 8 7 1 2 1 .667
Boadway Rob MJS 3 2 2 2 1 .667
Hoff Dave WY 8 4 2 2 2 .500
Batley Chris RGR 8 4 1 2 2 .500
Benaschuk Joe MJS 6 6 4 2 2 .500
Carr Hugh ND 10 9 3 2 3 .400
Thompson Lyle ES 7 7 4 2 4 .333
Wyant Ed WY 10 6 5 2 4 .333
Resch Phil ND 8 4 3 2 5 .286
Kasperski Gub WY 13 9 4 2 9 .182
McKechney Ron ES 1 1 1 1 0 1.000
Schnell Harold ES 1 0 0 1 0 1.000
Fischer Larry MQ 1 1 0 1 0 1.000
Persier WY 1 0 0 1 0 1.000
Wall Vic RGR 1 1 1 1 0 1.000
Ruddick Ken RGR 2 2 0 1 0 1.000
Kelly Lance SC 4 4 2 1 1 .500
Warsey Bill BA 2 2 1 1 1 .500
Hedine Denny WY 2 1 0 1 1 .500
Vandale Ron MJS 4 4 2 1 1 .500
Mykytiw Larry RW 5 2 1 1 2 .333
Covert Keith WY 5 4 1 1 2 .333
McNaughton Dick RW 8 6 2 1 3 .250
Genge Mark MQ 6 4 4 1 3 .250
Townsend Ken ND 10 5 0 1 4 .200
Ranger Jerry SC 3 0 0 0 0 .000
Weston SC 1 0 0 0 0 .000
Harbourne Jackie ES 1 0 0 0 0 .000
Petterson Bob ES 1 1 0 0 0 .000
Halcoe Scott RW 2 2 0 0 0 .000
Henderson Stu RW 2 1 0 0 0 .000
Skeoch Dalton MQ 1 0 0 0 0 .000
Lindquist MQ 1 0 0 0 0 .000
Franks Elmer WY 3 1 0 0 0 .000
Kober Ken RGR 2 1 0 0 0 .000
Knelson Merv MJS 2 0 0 0 0 .000
Lovett Herb MJS 1 0 0 0 0 .000
Neilson Doug MJS 1 1 0 0 0 .000
Hydukewich Bob SC 1 1 0 0 1 .000
Swinehart Al ES 2 0 0 0 1 .000
Blondeau Guy BA 3 2 1 0 1 .000
Guillaume George MQ 5 2 0 0 1 .000
Difley Gord MQ 4 1 0 0 1 .000
Wankel Doug MQ 1 1 0 0 1 .000
Froelich Don MQ 3 0 0 0 1 .000
Irving Jack ND 1 1 0 0 1 .000
Reidy Emmet MQ 5 2 0 0 2 .000
Dougherty Gord MQ 5 2 0 0 2 .000
Garinger Dan WY 3 3 2 0 3 .000
Obey Art BA 6 4 1 0 4 .000
Froelich Merv MQ 5 4 1 0 4 .000
Smith Bruce ND 5 5 4 0 5 .000 RGR = Regina Red Sox, MJS = Moose Jaw Steelers, SC = Swift Current Indians, ES = Estevan Maple Leafs, RW = Rowletta Lakers, BA = Balcarres Braves, MQ = Marquis Wheat Kings, WY = Weyburn Beavers, ND = Notre Dame Hounds


NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN BASEBALL LEAGUE

Larry Flecik of the Neilburg Monarchs captured the Northern Saskatchewan League batting crown with a .377 average, topping Irl Flanagan of the Unity Cardinals who finished with a .375 mark. Veteran Pete Prediger of Neilburg was third, at .345.  Art Stone of North Battleford and Neil Urlacher of Neilburg each had three home runs to lead the circuit. Stone was tops in runs scored, with 20.

Pitching statistics were not available.

 

Average : Larry Flecik NM - .385 
Hits : Jerry Flanagan KI - 21 
Runs : Art Stone NB - 20 
RBI : Lane Jackson KI - 18 
Stolen Bases : Flecik NM - 11 

NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN FINAL       G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
Jackson Ken KI 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .667
Ford John NB 4 14 4 7 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .500
Rechelo NM 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500
Nelson Ken NB 10 30 6 14 3 1 1 0 0 2 5 .467
Ostroskiy Hank UN 3 11 3 5 0 2 1 0 1 4 6 .455
Casares Jerry KI 12 28 3 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .429
Flecik Larry NM 17 53 13 20 1 0 0 11 7 14 9 .377
Flanagan Irl UN 18 48 15 18 4 0 1 6 14 5 11 .375
Grant Jim NM 10 19 4 7 2 1 0 3 5 8 7 .368
Krake Barney NB 9 31 8 11 3 0 0 2 5 6 5 .355
Prediger Pete NM 18 55 12 19 4 0 1 1 10 0 7 .345
McIntyre Bob NM 7 18 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 5 4 .333
Parker Ken NM 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 .333
Anderson Don NB 5 9 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 1 4 .333
Mills Al KI 7 12 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .333
Flanagan Jerry KI 18 64 4 21 3 0 0 2 1 6 4 .328
Keller Tony UN 16 49 10 16 4 0 1 1 5 17 17 .327
Urlacher Neil NM 13 43 14 14 7 0 3 4 9 12 13 .326
Stone Art NB 18 59 20 19 2 1 3 2 16 8 13 .322
Smith Darwin NM 10 22 7 7 2 0 0 0 4 7 4 .318
Jackson Lyle KI 15 45 7 14 1 0 1 0 5 8 3 .311
Jackson Lane KI 15 56 10 17 4 1 1 1 6 9 18 .304
Repin John UN 18 56 13 17 1 1 2 3 8 11 7 .304
Thompson Glenn NM 18 61 15 18 1 0 1 10 9 12 15 .295
Orr Ken NM 18 49 16 14 1 0 2 3 18 11 13 .286
Morrison Ross UN 5 14 1 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 3 .286
Humphries Bryce KI 5 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 .286
Macht Wally NB 2 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 .286
Ward Dean NB 8 25 3 7 1 1 0 0 2 5 4 .280
Micklejohn George UN 9 18 2 5 2 0 0 0 1 3 4 .278
Prediger Ivan NM 18 58 16 16 4 0 3 2 11 21 10 .276
MacDonald NB 15 33 8 9 2 0 0 2 5 12 2 .273
Drummond Don NB 18 67 13 18 3 0 1 2 12 10 10 .269
Rowley Roy NB 15 41 13 11 1 0 0 0 9 6 7 .268
Gibbons Pat NM 18 53 15 14 1 0 0 1 9 14 12 .264
Jackson Wally KI 18 68 14 17 2 0 0 9 5 14 6 .250
MacEwen Bentley KI 7 17 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 .235
Erne Ken NB 17 57 13 13 3 0 2 6 10 18 13 .228
Harris Ollie UN 11 27 4 6 2 0 1 0 5 4 6 .222
Golightly Jim KI 7 23 2 5 1 0 0 1 4 5 3 .217
Lockhart Pat UN 6 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 .214
Hunchak Harold UN 10 24 2 5 0 0 1 0 1 7 4 .208
Torrens Dave KI 15 49 7 10 2 0 0 0 4 6 2 .204
Dahl Len KI 17 55 3 11 2 0 0 0 2 8 1 .200
Morgan Wayne KI 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 .200
Stewart Don UN 2 5 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 .200
Barrack Eddie NB 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .200
Volk Ed UN 14 38 4 7 0 0 0 0 10 13 2 .184
Keller Carmen NB 8 28 4 5 0 1 0 0 2 16 4 .179
Drake Skip NB 3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 3 3 .167
Rowley Jack NB 18 60 10 10 1 1 0 0 10 19 8 .167
Sloan NB 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Mills Ron KI 2 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 .167
Hannon Garnet KI 18 57 4 9 2 0 1 1 2 16 5 .158
Rachul Lloyd KI 8 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 .158
Fahl John UN 16 47 5 7 1 0 0 1 10 21 5 .149
Dodd Doug UN 8 21 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 8 1 .143
Smithson Allan NM 5 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .143
Gibbons Don NM 9 8 3 1 0 0 0 1 5 1 1 .125
Robison Vern UN 10 24 7 3 0 0 0 0 4 5 1 .125
Fahl Don UN 18 73 13 9 1 0 0 0 14 20 0 .123
Wilderman UN 10 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 3 3 .118
Stites Bill UN 9 26 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 12 0 .115
McAlpine Jack UN 3 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 .111
Brown Les NB 4 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 .100
Thom Lyle NM 8 21 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 3 .095
Sheklian Rich NM 7 11 2 1 0 0 0 1 7 5 1 .091
Dereneski Lawrence KI 5 13 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 7 0 .077
Dextrase Eugene NM 5 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .067
Caron Jack NB 2 7 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 .000
Stewart Jack NM 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
Arnsten John NM 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Hodgson George NM 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000
Black Don NM 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000
Proctor Clarence UN 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Taylor Bob NB 7 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 0 .000
Lunghamer Joe NB 2 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 .000
Tesch Oscar NB 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Hydukewich Bob NB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
Dean Les NB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Bell Percy NB 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Griffin Doug NB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000
Bradley Lyle NB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Cottingham Leroy KI 7 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 .000
Holdaway Chuck KI 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Sanderson Calvin KI 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Wentzell NM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Source : Batter-Up, The Story Of The Northern Saskatchewan Baseball League NM = Neilburg Monarchs, KI = Kindersley Klippers, NB = North Battleford Beavers, UN = Unity Cardinals


INTERCOUNTY LEAGUE

With a batting average of .391, Stan "Gabby" Anderson of London Diamonds captured his second batting title in four seasons topping Jackie Price of Hamilton Cardinals to win the Intercounty crown.  Anderson finished second in both 1958 and 1959 after winning the Great Lakes-Niagara title in 1957.  Price hit .383 with Dan Jackson of Guelph third at .370.  Jackson topped the circuit in both homers, 10, and runs batted in, 40.  Jimmy Wilkes of Brantford Red Sox was the stolen base king with 20.  He was caught stealing on just one occasion.

The league featured some outstanding pitching with Ron Stead of Brantford, John Poholsky of Listowel and Ross Paton of Hamilton among the cream of the crop.  Stead finished at 12-2 to lead in wins, games, 20, games started, 17, and games completed, 12. Poholsky, with a 10-1 mark, had the best winning percentage. Paton had the best earned run average, 1.53. Wallace Bush of Brantford compiled the most strikeouts, 126.

 

Average : Anderson Stan LDN - .391 
Hits :  Myers Ernie LS, Woodard LS - 51 
Doubles : Larsen BRS, Thompson HM - 11 
Triples :  Myers Ernie LS - 7 
Home Runs : Jackson GU - 10 
Runs : Myers Ernie LS - 30 
RBI :  Jackson GU - 40 
Stolen Bases : Wilkes BRS - 20 

INTERCOUNTY                       G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
Anderson Stan LDN 32 128 29 50 10 1 2 4 15 12 11 .391
Price Jackie HM 31 115 23 44 5 0 5 3 9 7 23 .383
Jackson Dan GU 34 135 20 50 8 3 10 6 15 15 40 .370
Woodard Paul LS 34 141 28 51 6 3 0 8 11 19 14 .362
Mayes Don LDN 31 120 20 43 8 1 3 0 22 14 29 .358
Myers Ernie LS 33 143 30 51 6 7 1 6 10 16 19 .357
Miller Shorty KW 29 120 16 42 9 1 0 4 11 8 20 .350
Yosurak Joe KW 32 112 10 37 8 0 1 2 4 16 14 .330
Rockwell Dick STT 26 88 13 29 2 0 0 8 18 15 6 .330
Salvisburg Bob HM 33 136 28 44 7 1 0 11 13 17 10 .324
Lane Tom KW 29 112 19 36 3 3 1 5 12 18 19 .321
Cunningham Larry HM 28 109 18 35 6 0 2 3 8 7 24 .321
Kinder Frank GU 30 106 12 34 5 0 2 0 17 21 9 .321
Smallwood Dave KW 33 125 28 40 7 3 4 11 14 16 26 .320
Erickson Al LS 30 110 29 35 8 3 3 2 18 10 23 .318
Wilson Jimmy HM 29 117 16 36 7 0 0 8 8 4 11 .308
Lundgren Denny LS 30 108 21 33 9 2 2 9 9 19 26 .306
Thompson Fred HM 33 138 26 42 11 0 1 4 15 19 21 .304
Dziuk Len BRS 27 115 9 35 4 3 0 9 4 5 5 .304
Lindsay Ray LDN 27 106 12 32 1 1 0 1 8 5 12 .302
Jeffries Walt GU 29 128 16 38 7 0 0 0 8 5 15 .297
Duncan Bob GT 24 91 15 27 4 1 2 3 15 9 16 .297
Arlein George LS 13 118 19 35 10 2 1 3 21 6 24 .297
Gumbley Ron GU 34 135 26 40 6 3 1 6 17 32 14 .296
Upper Wray GT 34 126 18 37 3 3 0 5 33 15 16 .294 BRANTFORD RED SOX
Trafford Bob BRS 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500
Dziuk Len BRS 27 115 9 35 4 3 0 9 4 5 5 .304
Frazier Bob BRS 29 107 17 31 5 2 0 2 25 20 9 .290
Drake Danny HM-BRS 30 96 23 27 4 2 1 6 20 11 11 .281
Wilkes Jimmy BRS 35 128 21 35 4 1 1 20 31 14 17 .273
Phillips Mickey BRS 22 78 14 21 4 0 2 2 15 14 13 .269
Coleman Gerry BRS 20 60 7 16 3 0 0 1 14 16 3 .267
Baker Ted BRS 32 122 18 31 6 1 1 4 14 12 16 .254
Larsen Marv BRS 24 87 13 22 11 0 1 0 15 8 15 .253
Carruth George BRS 33 114 27 27 2 1 5 2 27 23 21 .237
Reeves Jim BRS 17 61 5 14 1 0 0 3 6 19 10 .230
Hawkes Dick BRS 12 43 4 8 2 0 0 0 6 5 5 .186
Bush Wallace Spud BRS 20 45 8 8 1 0 0 0 8 6 4 .178
Stead Ron BRS 20 55 5 9 1 0 0 0 3 10 4 .164
Lipka Stan BRS 14 34 1 5 0 1 0 2 7 3 7 .147
Vipond Robbie BRS 11 28 2 3 0 0 0 1 8 8 0 .107
Wade Al BRS 8 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 .067
Torti Tom BRS 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Convey BRS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Marshall BRS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 GALT TERRIERS
Wall Fred GT 11 32 6 11 0 1 0 0 3 7 5 .344
Mason GT 22 78 15 25 9 1 2 0 13 27 16 .321
Duncan Bob GT 24 91 15 27 4 1 2 3 15 9 16 .297
Upper Wray GT 34 126 18 37 3 3 0 5 33 15 16 .294
Boomer Ron GT 33 132 18 35 4 0 1 1 13 28 15 .265
Lutz GT 20 80 13 21 5 0 0 2 13 6 7 .263
Hoy Jack GT 25 80 11 20 3 1 0 1 18 17 15 .250
Ahrens Al GT 25 74 9 17 0 3 1 0 11 19 9 .230
DiCarlo Fred GT 7 14 2 3 1 0 0 0 5 2 3 .214
Radio Frank GT 11 19 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 .211
Snyder GT 3 10 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .200
McMurran Frank GT 12 46 4 9 1 1 0 1 3 11 4 .196
Aust Dennis GT 12 31 2 6 0 0 0 0 4 7 2 .194
Holmes Ron GT 18 67 12 12 0 0 2 1 11 10 6 .179
Winters Bucky GT 31 124 18 22 6 1 1 2 26 29 8 .177
Brain Bob GT 26 91 7 16 1 3 0 2 8 27 11 .176
MacNeil Jock GT 18 39 5 6 0 0 0 0 10 13 3 .154
Smith R GT 5 13 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 8 0 .154
Hogan Joe GT 5 17 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 7 0 .118
Riddell Don GT 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000
Charpinsky Mike GT 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000
Laurence GT 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
Pierce Jordy GT 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Jackman GT 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Kovats GT 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 GUELPH MERCHANTS
Clark John GU 8 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 .500
Henderson GU 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Jackson Dan GU 34 135 20 50 8 3 10 6 15 15 40 .370
Buske Mickey GU 4 14 5 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 4 .357
Booth Paul GU 3 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .333
Kinder Frank GU 30 106 12 34 5 0 2 0 17 21 9 .321
Jeffries Walt GU 29 128 16 38 7 0 0 0 8 5 15 .297
Gumbley Ron GU 34 135 26 40 6 3 1 6 17 32 14 .296
O'Connor Art GU 21 71 8 18 2 0 0 0 14 7 7 .254
Brown Ray GU 34 131 19 32 7 0 4 2 14 23 14 .244
Forth Jerry GU 25 77 8 18 2 0 0 0 3 18 5 .234
DiCarlo Nick GU 34 124 18 28 3 1 0 0 29 22 13 .226
Ratelle Jean GU 27 80 7 17 4 1 1 0 17 28 11 .213
Field Gary GU 18 43 3 7 1 0 0 0 3 13 2 .163
Brown B GU 6 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 .154
Kirchner Pete GU 13 24 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 7 1 .125
Kovac Mike GU 16 22 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 10 0 .091
McPhee GU 10 17 8 1 0 0 0 0 7 8 0 .059
Wallace Mike GU 14 27 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 .037
Jones GU 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Voris GU 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 HAMILTON CARDINALS
Oliver Murray HM 10 32 13 13 3 0 2 0 8 5 11 .406
Price Jackie HM 31 115 23 44 5 0 5 3 9 7 23 .383
Agnew Vern HM 11 36 10 12 1 1 1 2 4 2 8 .333
Burrows Bob HM 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .333
Salvisburg Bob HM 33 136 28 44 7 1 0 11 13 17 10 .324
Cunningham Larry HM 28 109 18 35 6 0 2 3 8 7 24 .321
Wilson Jimmy HM 29 117 16 36 7 0 0 8 8 4 11 .308
Thompson Fred HM 33 138 26 42 11 0 1 4 15 19 21 .304
Cooper HM 3 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286
Paton Ross HM 21 51 5 13 2 0 0 1 3 4 8 .255
Rosser Vic HM 17 49 4 12 1 0 0 1 2 3 5 .245
Principi John HM 32 108 18 25 4 0 1 1 15 19 12 .231
Jack Richard HM 12 31 6 7 2 0 0 0 1 8 4 .226
Dowling Tom HM 19 54 9 12 1 1 0 6 8 12 5 .222
Gilmour Nels HM 20 66 9 14 1 1 0 0 5 7 11 .212
Giavedoni Nilo HM 34 102 17 21 1 0 0 12 19 20 14 .206
Graham Don HM 5 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 .167
Runtes Al HM 11 21 2 3 0 2 0 0 4 8 4 .143
Chandler Spud HM 8 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000
McMillan Howie HM 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Bailey HM 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lynch HM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 KITCHENER-WATERLOO DUTCHMEN
Qua Bob KW 8 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500
Miller Shorty KW 29 120 16 42 9 1 0 4 11 8 20 .350
Yosurak Joe KW 32 112 10 37 8 0 1 2 4 16 14 .330
Lane Tom KW 29 112 19 36 3 3 1 5 12 18 19 .321
Smallwood Dave KW 33 125 28 40 7 3 4 11 14 16 26 .320
Boniface George KW 12 17 4 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 .294
Parker Arlie KW 25 96 19 25 7 2 1 2 17 24 15 .260
Psutka Harry KW 32 126 10 31 8 0 0 0 11 19 12 .246
Rintche Nick KW 32 98 13 24 5 2 1 1 28 22 14 .245
Hergott Ron KW 11 26 2 6 1 0 0 0 2 6 5 .231
Pfaff Larry KW 33 136 28 30 3 0 0 6 24 19 8 .221
Mansz Charlie KW 20 73 8 15 1 1 0 0 5 6 4 .205
Hupp Howie KW 9 21 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 9 2 .190
Zuk George KW 3 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 .167
Denomme Gerry KW 17 46 3 6 1 0 0 0 6 22 3 .130
MacDonnell KW 16 34 3 4 1 0 0 0 5 5 1 .118
Schneider Don KW 9 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 .083
Zanatta Gene KW 12 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 .077
Stead A KW 12 23 5 1 0 0 0 3 4 10 0 .043
Ball KW 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Smith Frank KW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Axile Manny LS-KW 14 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 0 .000 LONDON DIAMONDS
Burgess Bill LDN 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.000
Anderson Stan LDN 32 128 29 50 10 1 2 4 15 12 11 .391
Mayes Don LDN 31 120 20 43 8 1 3 0 22 14 29 .358
Stolarchuk John LDN 23 60 10 20 2 1 0 1 4 3 6 .333
Hoye Shawn LDN 2 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .333
Lindsay Ray LDN 27 106 12 32 1 1 0 1 8 5 12 .302
McKenzie Tom LDN 2 7 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 .286
Fisher Harry LDN LDN 34 129 25 35 5 0 8 0 20 16 24 .271
Anderson Jerry LDN 25 104 12 28 3 0 0 9 14 16 7 .269
Wilson Gerry LDN 29 117 15 31 5 1 0 6 15 21 15 .265
Bogal Ted LDN LDN 32 103 12 27 4 1 3 1 13 32 15 .262
Davis Al LDN 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .250
Armstrong Dennis Huck LDN 10 22 5 5 0 1 0 1 5 6 4 .227
McLennan Don LDN 34 146 14 29 4 1 1 2 9 31 15 .199
Hill Howard Red LDN 9 12 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 .167
Fitzgerald Tommy LDN 20 44 6 7 0 0 0 1 11 13 2 .159
Mendham Dan LDN 24 72 7 11 2 2 0 0 6 26 8 .153
Fletcher Hugh LDN 7 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 .125
Lapthorne Dave LDN 3 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .100
Perkins Dutch LDN 16 31 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 8 2 .097
McKay Roy LDN LDN 7 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000
Strain Dave LDN 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000
McFadden Ken LDN LDN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Vormittag Frank LDN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 LISTOWEL LEGIONNAIRES
Woodard Paul LS 34 141 28 51 6 3 0 8 11 19 14 .362
Myers Ernie LS 33 143 30 51 6 7 1 6 10 16 19 .357
Erickson Al LS 30 110 29 35 8 3 3 2 18 10 23 .318
Poholsky John LS 16 49 4 15 3 2 1 0 3 9 8 .306
Lundgren Denny LS 30 108 21 33 9 2 2 9 9 19 26 .306
Arlein George LS 13 118 19 35 10 2 1 3 21 6 24 .297
Skelding Bill LS 24 68 15 20 1 1 0 0 13 19 12 .294
Zister Bob LS 30 123 14 33 8 0 2 6 11 36 11 .268
Craig Pete LS 11 31 5 8 0 0 0 0 6 4 2 .258
Love LS 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
DeCaspers Paul LS 13 39 6 9 1 0 0 1 7 8 4 .231
Crawley E LS 26 95 10 20 3 0 1 0 7 29 12 .211
Eaton John LS 8 19 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 .211
Maltby Clare LS 16 41 6 7 0 0 0 1 7 12 2 .171
Farrish Don LS 7 24 1 4 1 0 1 0 1 4 3 .167
Pososch LS 3 12 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 .167
Lawrence LS 8 14 3 2 1 0 0 1 4 5 3 .143
Thomas Gary LS 11 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 .059
Loy LS 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 .000
Lawson LS 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Armitage LS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Myers Larry LS 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Tessman LS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 ST. THOMAS ELGINS
Aldridge STT 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Teetzel STT 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500
Urban Ray STT 6 22 3 10 2 0 0 0 1 1 6 .455
Mustion John STT 23 86 22 31 4 3 6 8 17 21 19 .360
Snowsell Vern STT 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .333
Rockwell Dick STT 26 88 13 29 2 0 0 8 18 15 6 .330
Reed Bob STT 26 96 17 27 7 1 2 7 16 18 19 .281
Evon Russ STT 20 73 14 20 6 0 0 2 9 5 10 .274
Muir Ron STT 25 76 9 20 5 1 2 2 4 29 13 .263
Henry Frank STT 18 44 4 11 1 0 0 1 1 14 4 .250
Barash Junior STT 21 74 12 18 1 0 1 5 3 6 5 .243
Ambrose Johnny STT 34 121 22 29 2 0 4 12 21 32 15 .240
Little Bill STT 9 35 1 8 2 0 1 2 3 9 3 .229
Westaway Bud STT 23 63 8 14 0 1 0 3 13 31 3 .222
Pitre Reg STT 23 55 3 12 2 0 0 0 5 20 4 .218
Kelso Fred STT 8 16 3 3 1 0 0 0 5 6 1 .188
Abrams Morris STT 14 47 8 8 1 0 0 3 7 8 3 .170
Colacecchi Paul STT 17 42 8 7 2 0 1 0 5 14 1 .167
Pook Dave STT 13 42 1 7 3 0 0 0 4 18 2 .167
Dorans Al STT 13 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 10 2 .158
Zubyk Billy STT 30 102 10 16 0 0 0 7 11 23 13 .157
Doupe Gary STT 17 26 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 19 1 .115
Mendham Dave STT 4 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 .000
White STT 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Brown Jim STT 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Elliott STT 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Florcyk Gene STT 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Moczulski Stan STT 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 Source : Bob Ferguson, League Statistician Wins : Stead BRS - 12 Won-Lost Pct : Poholsky LS - .909 Games : Stead BRS - 20 Games Started : Stead BRS - 17 Complete Games : Stead BRS - 12 Strikeouts : Bush BRS - 126 ERA : Paton HM - 1.53 INTERCOUNTY LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA

Paton Ross HM 15 10 6 7 3 .700 94 70 24 16 22 98 1 4 1.53
Stead Ron BRS 20 17 12 12 2 .857 149 149 49 27 33 116 6 1 1.63
Bush Wallace Spud BRS 17 13 10 8 5 .615 118 96 31 26 47 126 1 1 1.99
Aust Dennis GT 11 10 9 6 3 .667 85 77 24 19 41 91 2 5 2.01
Poholsky John LS 14 12 11 10 1 .909 116 83 40 30 35 109 9 1 2.33
Craig Pete LS 11 10 6 5 4 .556 78 61 45 28 45 65 2 4 3.23
Wall Fred GT 11 8 6 6 3 .667 77 57 36 29 50 109 2 2 3.39
Fisher Harry LDN 9 8 8 3 5 .375 77 96 50 30 35 45 4 4 3.49
Denomme Gerry KW 17 14 8 7 6 .538 120 117 63 47 74 80 4 3 3.53
Field Gary GU 18 13 8 9 4 .692 112 111 55 47 53 104 3 5 3.78
Stolarchuk John LDN 14 7 3 3 4 .429 77 77 49 33 26 58 2 7 3.86
Kirchner Paul GU 13 8 3 2 5 .286 73 86 48 36 29 41 3 3 4.44
Wallace Mike GU 14 11 3 5 3 .625 71 77 37 36 34 48 3 2 4.56
Jack Richard HM 12 10 4 6 3 .667 75 96 51 41 36 72 3 4 4.92
Colacecchi Paul STT 16 13 8 3 8 .273 95 101 78 53 63 82 2 10 5.04
BRANTFORD RED SOX
Larsen Marv BRS 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Lipka Stan BRS 1 0 0 0 0 .000 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Marshall BRS 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0.00
Stead Ron BRS 20 17 12 12 2 .857 149 149 49 27 33 116 6 1 1.63
Bush Wallace Spud BRS 17 13 10 8 5 .615 118 96 31 26 47 126 1 1 1.99
Wade Al BRS 7 5 2 2 5 .286 44 37 22 13 15 26 4 2 2.66
Drake Danny HM-BRS 1 1 0 0 0 .000 5 3 3 3 6 4 0 3 5.40
GALT TERRIERS
Aust Dennis GT 11 10 9 6 3 .667 85 77 24 19 41 91 2 5 2.01
Charpinsky Mike GT 1 1 0 0 0 .000 11 9 3 3 9 6 0 0 2.45
Wall Fred GT 11 8 6 6 3 .667 77 57 36 29 50 109 2 2 3.39
Snyder GT 2 2 1 0 2 .000 13 15 9 6 8 10 1 2 4.15
MacNeil Jock GT 13 8 4 3 5 .375 62 74 43 31 21 32 4 4 4.50
Hoy Jack GT 4 1 0 0 0 .000 11 11 8 7 9 12 0 1 5.56
Radio Frank GT 7 1 0 2 1 .667 26 31 22 20 20 11 1 1 6.92
Pierce Jordy GT 2 1 0 0 1 .000 5 7 8 5 5 3 0 0 8.44
Riddell Don GT 5 2 0 0 1 .000 12 17 15 12 8 3 1 0 8.76
Brain Bob GT 1 0 0 0 0 .000 1 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 9.00
Upper Wray GT 1 0 0 0 0 .000 2 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 10.78
GUELPH MERCHANTS
Kinder Frank GU 2 0 0 0 0 .000 6 6 3 2 1 2 0 0 3.17
Field Gary GU 18 13 8 9 4 .692 112 111 55 47 53 104 3 5 3.78
Kirchner Paul GU 13 8 3 2 5 .286 73 86 48 36 29 41 3 3 4.44
Wallace Mike GU 14 11 3 5 3 .625 71 77 37 36 34 48 3 2 4.56
Clark John GU 8 1 0 1 2 .333 20 20 17 14 12 7 0 0 6.30
Kovac Mike GU 5 0 0 0 0 .000 19 31 21 16 14 12 0 4 7.58
Jeffries Walt GU 2 1 0 0 2 .000 3 11 9 8 2 3 0 0 21.62
Vorvis GU 1 0 0 0 0 .000 1 4 7 6 3 1 0 0 80.60
HAMILTON CARDINALS
Paton Ross HM 15 10 6 7 3 .700 94 70 24 16 22 98 1 4 1.53
McMillan Howie HM 2 0 0 1 0 1.000 5 4 2 1 0 6 0 0 1.69
Runtes Al HM 11 8 3 3 4 .429 64 49 22 16 37 46 5 1 2.25
Chandler Spud HM 8 3 0 1 1 .500 30 29 15 11 20 15 2 0 3.30
Jack Richard HM 12 10 4 6 3 .667 75 96 51 41 36 72 3 4 4.92
Graham Don HM 5 1 0 0 2 .000 15 13 13 12 14 22 0 3 7.05
Agnew Vern HM 4 0 0 1 0 1.000 9 7 10 8 11 9 1 1 8.00
Burrows Bob HM 3 0 0 0 1 .000 3 7 6 6 7 3 0 2 16.22
Lynch HM 1 1 0 0 1 .000 1 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 26.87
KITCHENER-WATERLOO DUTCHMEN
Smith Frank KW 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.00
Hupp Howie KW 8 7 4 3 2 .600 58 49 18 16 23 27 1 0 2.47
Yosurak Joe KW 3 0 0 0 0 .000 5 6 2 2 2 1 0 0 3.38
Denomme Gerry KW 17 14 8 7 6 .538 120 117 63 47 74 80 4 3 3.53
Axile Manny KW 14 8 1 1 7 .125 44 39 36 25 42 24 3 14 5.15
Schneider Don KW 9 3 1 1 1 .500 36 46 25 23 15 23 0 2 5.75
Zanatta Gene KW 12 2 0 2 1 .667 34 37 24 22 20 26 2 2 5.77
Ball KW 2 0 0 0 1 .000 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 13.53
Qua Bob KW 8 2 0 1 2 .333 13 22 23 20 16 7 0 1 13.85
Smallwood Dave KW 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 3 4 4 1 0 0 2 53.73
LISTOWEL LEGIONNAIRES
Myers Ernie LS 1 0 0 0 0 .000 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Tessman LS 1 1 0 0 0 .000 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0.00
Poholsky John LS 14 12 11 10 1 .909 116 83 40 30 35 109 9 1 2.33
Craig Pete LS 11 10 6 5 4 .556 78 61 45 28 45 65 2 4 3.23
Thomas Gary LS 11 6 3 3 2 .600 37 45 25 16 17 19 1 1 3.93
Eaton John LS 8 5 4 1 4 .200 43 34 35 29 40 36 7 8 6.07
Myers Larry LS 3 1 0 0 1 .000 5 14 8 8 5 4 0 0 13.51
LONDON DIAMONDS
Wilson Jerry LDN 1 0 0 0 0 .000 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
McKay Roy LDN 7 4 3 0 4 .000 36 34 15 8 16 20 3 1 2.02
Fletcher Hugh LDN 7 5 1 2 0 1.000 34 28 22 10 34 25 2 4 2.65
Fisher Harry LDN 9 8 8 3 5 .375 77 96 50 30 35 45 4 4 3.49
Perkins Dutch LDN 12 6 2 4 5 .444 54 52 36 22 16 31 1 3 3.67
Stolarchuk John LDN 14 7 3 3 4 .429 77 77 49 33 26 58 2 7 3.86
Hill Howard Red LDN 9 5 1 2 3 .400 40 48 36 26 33 32 2 1 5.85
ST. THOMAS ELGINS
Mustion John STT 2 0 0 1 1 .500 17 15 4 1 12 17 0 0 0.52
Henry Frank STT 9 4 2 3 1 .750 44 105 28 24 18 14 1 4 4.91
Colacecchi Paul STT 16 13 8 3 8 .273 95 101 78 53 63 82 2 10 5.04
Pitre Reg STT 4 2 1 0 1 .000 17 20 12 10 14 6 0 0 5.29
Dorans Al STT 12 6 1 1 4 .200 53 63 37 32 34 17 1 3 5.47
Ambrose Johnny STT 13 8 2 3 6 .333 46 79 62 31 27 18 1 1 6.02
Snowsell Vern STT 2 0 0 0 0 .000 7 10 5 5 3 3 0 1 6.14
White STT 1 1 0 0 0 .000 8 12 8 8 5 5 0 1 9.39
Brown Jim STT 3 0 0 0 0 .000 4 4 5 5 6 2 0 0 11.25
Florcyk Gene STT 1 0 0 0 0 .000 2 4 4 4 3 0 0 1 18.00 BRS=Brantford Red Sox, HM=Hamilton Cardinals, GU=Guelph Merchants, LS=Listowel Legionaires, GT=Galt Terriers, KW=Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen, LDN=London Diamonds, STT=St. Thomas Elgins


BASIN LEAGUE

Dick Kristinik of the Rapid City Chiefs has been crowned as batting champion of the Basin League.  Kristinik batted .379 to top Mitchell's Gene Giannini, at .371, and Len Van De Hey of Huron at .363. Hal Holland, the Mitchell manager set a league record with 24 homers and also led in runs battted in, 53. Van De Hey had the most doubles, 15, and Gerald Griffin of Pierre led in triples with 4. 

Gus Zeller of Rapid City was the top hurler with a 9-1 won-lost record and an ERA of 2.69.  Frank Kruetzer of Mitchell set a league record with 152 strikeouts and in innings pitcher, 120 2/3s.

 

Average : Dick Kristinik RCC - .379 
Hits : Len VanDeHey HU - 74 
Doubles : VanDeHey HU - 15 
Triples : Gerald Griffin PC - 4 
Home Runs : Hal Holland MK - 24 
Runs : Ray Weed MK - 58 
RBI : Holland MK - 53 

BASIN LEAGUE                      G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
Gannon VW 14 2 6 0 0 0 0 .429
Kristinik Dick RCC 174 48 66 6 3 10 37 .379
Giannini Gene MK 202 51 75 10 1 10 38 .371
VanDeHey Len HU 204 31 74 15 1 6 47 .363
Kumerow Ernie PC 20 1 7 0 0 0 0 .350
Giusti Dave WLS 66 17 23 1 0 2 14 .348
Kohorst Elmer RCC 156 36 54 11 0 7 32 .346
Arnette Jay RCC 139 38 45 6 1 6 27 .324
Lloyd Harry HU 174 38 56 14 1 7 35 .322
Finnegan Frank WLS 168 28 54 7 1 2 32 .321
Griffin Gerald PC 138 25 44 5 4 2 27 .319
Wallace Don WLS 192 41 59 5 0 0 11 .307
Quayle Don RCC 184 32 56 10 2 6 44 .304
Parent Leo VW 113 23 34 3 0 5 30 .301
Lyons ED VW 17 3 5 0 0 0 2 .294
Cox Ron WLS 177 23 52 11 0 4 34 .294
Hughes Paul VW 184 38 54 3 3 2 18 .293
Gibson Joel PC 55 3 16 2 1 1 12 .291
Kikla Ed RCC 49 11 14 2 1 2 13 .286
Shirley Bart RCC 194 35 55 8 1 4 20 .284
White Jim PC 177 27 50 7 2 1 18 .282
Holland Hal MK 196 44 55 4 0 24 53 .281
Shoemaker Chuck RCC 206 39 57 4 3 7 26 .277
Dobson Jim WLS 69 9 19 1 0 0 11 .275
Cunis Bill MK 121 22 33 5 1 3 23 .273
Browndyke Nick C 110 15 30 3 1 1 16 .273
Turk John VW 33 8 9 0 0 2 9 .273
Murphy John MK 11 1 3 0 0 0 0 .273
Eichelberger Tony WLS 203 45 55 7 2 2 19 .271
Martin Neil PC 56 13 15 1 0 0 4 .268
Orner Chuck WLS 161 20 43 5 0 1 28 .267
Weed Ray MK 204 58 54 10 1 9 28 .265
Krohn Ron VW 42 3 11 1 0 0 3 .262
Campbell Don VW 88 12 23 4 0 1 14 .261
McGinley Jack HU 111 17 29 7 0 4 11 .261
Lutz Joe WLS 58 8 15 2 0 3 13 .259
Nieman Ron RCC 198 36 51 10 1 9 36 .258
Zeller Gus RCC 39 6 10 3 0 0 6 .256
Apple Ray PC 158 24 40 8 1 1 21 .253
Mason Dave HU 175 36 44 8 0 3 16 .251
Vollmer Russ MK 136 13 34 7 0 0 20 .250
Rigby Pat VW 113 24 28 4 0 0 14 .248
Stevenson Charles MK 195 34 48 3 1 8 35 .246
Lenderman Gene HU 175 23 43 5 0 10 36 .246
Brown Donny PC 132 21 32 4 1 3 14 .242 Source : The HURONITE and THE DAILY PLAINSMAN, September 18, 1960 Wins : Kruetzer MK - 10 Games : Davis HU - 24 Innings : Kruetzer MK - 121 Strikeouts : Kreutzer MK - 152 ERA : Malinowski WLS - 2.20 BASIN LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA

Malinowski Gene WLS 8 3 .727 86 71 21 34 63 2.20
Gibson Joe PC 4 1 .800 62 35 18 34 74 2.63
Zeller Gus RCC 9 1 .900 87 72 26 34 79 2.69
Giusti Dave WLS 5 4 .556 105 96 34 61 82 2.91
Schmid George RCC 2 0 1.000 45 37 15 14 19 3.00
Carruthers Woody PC 7 4 .636 100 78 35 32 75 3.16
Ryan Bill WLS 4 4 .500 73 68 27 60 63 3.34
McGinley Jack HU 7 7 .500 120 108 51 64 80 3.84
Crayton Larry PC 7 2 .778 88 72 38 54 78 3.87
Kruetzer Frank MK 10 3 .769 121 81 52 53 152 3.88
Kikla Ed RCC 8 3 .727 98 93 45 40 74 4.15
Card Jim WLS 2 2 .500 41 30 19 25 32 4.20
Clement Joe WLS 6 3 .667 65 69 32 28 41 4.41
Kumerow Ernie PC 4 3 .571 53 56 28 29 32 4.75
Davis Frank HU 24 9 5 .643 108 120 57 27 81 4.76
Shollenberger Barry MK 4 4 .500 68 42 36 61 35 4.76
Hoch Art PC 1 0 1.000 11 12 6 5 3 5.06
Marvel Ken MK 1 0 1.000 22 25 13 9 26 5.24
Marr Bobby MK 5 4 .556 60 47 35 64 75 5.25 The HURONITE and THE DAILY PLAINSMAN, September 18, 1960 RCC = Rapid City Chiefs, WLS = Watertown Lake Sox, PC = Pierre Cowboys, HU - Huron Jims, MK = Mitchell Kernels, VW = Valentine-Winner Phillies


WESTERN CITY LEAGUE, TORONTO

Jim Cobham of pennant-winning Milanis won the Western City League batting title with a .386 average, shading teammate Wilf Wiseman by one point. Stan Kucway of Presswoods and Bert Forbes of Milanis tied for third with .377 marks. Kucway led the loop in homers with eight and runs batted in, 24.


EDMONTON BIG SEVEN LEAGUE

Veteran Ed Gauf of the Fort Saskatchewan Red Sox is the 1960 batting champion of the Big Seven circuit. He participated in 12 games and amassed a .581 average. Two players, sidelined in the late stages by injuries, Val Fonteyne of Red Deer and Mike Bellas of St. Josaphat's, finished second and third.  Bob Solinger of the Red Sox showed up prominently leading the way in runs, hits, triples and total bases. He tied for second in runs batted in.

Max Yeske of the Red Sox was unbeaten, finishing with a 6-0 mark, thanks to a reprieve that took away a Beverly win. Roland Paulin of the Saints, who had no wins, led in ERA with a 0.72 mark in 25 innings. Dave Kostenuk of the Cityh Police had the most wins, 7.

Average : Gauf FTS - .581 
Hits : Solinger FTS - 28
Runs : Solinger FTS - 25
Doubles : Sewers NER - 8
Triples : Solinger FTS - 5
Home Runs : Taylor NER - 2
RBI : Sewers NER - 18
SB - Howorko NER - 19
EDMONTON BIG SEVEN LEAGUE GP AB R H TB 2B 3B HR SB RBI PCT Gauf Ed FTS 31 8 18 .581 Fonteyne Val RD 44 18 18 3 .409 Bellas Mike ESJ 58 10 22 .379 Howorko Ed NER 67 23 25 34 19 .373 Tanner Ed BV 54 9 20 .370 Kjenner George FTS 65 11 24 6 .369 Lupul Bill FTS 65 10 23 .354 Ryan Jim FTS 63 19 21 .333 Solinger Bob FTS 84 25 28 43 5 16 .333 Williams Ed EDH 24 5 8 .333 Waddle Walter NER 71 13 23 3 .324 Kotyk Zane EDH 65 11 21 .323 Kashuba Steve FTS 26 6 8 .308 Barrow Dale EDH 36 1 11 .306 Sewers Herb NER 73 14 22 8 3 18 .301 Chrapko Metro ESJ 40 4 12 .300 McKay Colin NER 30 2 9 .300 Bailey Arnold ESJ 61 3 18 .295 Ostrowerka Jim RD 72 17 21 .292 Miles Rollie EDH 45 5 13 .289 Kulka Stan EDH 71 9 20 .282 Enger Arnold RD 64 16 18 .281 Berlando Jim RD 50 12 14 .280 Kortzman Lyle ESJ 58 12 16 .276 Mathers Ron RD 58 11 16 .276 Wiese Bill NER 37 9 10 .270 LaRiviere Art RD 53 10 14 .264 Kostenuk Dave EDH 43 8 11 .256 Service Bill RD 36 2 9 .250 Yeske Max FTS 24 7 6 .250 Gay Norman BV 50 13 12 .240 Hassen Dave EDH 21 3 5 .238 Forss Hal BV 38 4 9 .237 Anderson Ken EDH 51 8 12 .235 Kinasewich Gene BV 51 7 12 .235 Clarke Don EDH 27 3 6 .222 Emmerling Ron RD 63 9 14 .222 Patterson Jack FTS 18 2 4 .222 Johansen Dennis ESJ 50 7 11 .220 Fonteyne Dennis NER 55 9 12 .218 VanLoo Bob ESJ 60 5 13 .217 Naylor Gary NER 56 8 12 .214 Stewart Don BV 56 9 12 .214 Stickle George FTS 70 11 15 .214 Fonteyne Rod RD 75 15 16 .213 Baiton Nick NER 61 9 13 .213 Taylor Ken FTS 71 11 15 2 16 .211 Peace Brian NER 58 10 12 .207
BV=Beverly Drakes, EDH=City Police Athletics, ESJ=St. Josaphat's Saints, 
FTS=Fort Saskatchewan Red Sox, NER=North Edmonton Rockets, RD=Red Deer Dodgers
Source :  Edmonton Journal, August 31, 1960

Wins : Kostenuk EDH - 7 
Winning Pct : Yeske FTS - 6-0, 1.000
Strikeouts : Berlando RD - 54
ERA : Paulin - 0.72
EDMONTON BIG SEVEN LEAGUE        G  GS  CG  W  L   PCT  IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO HB  WP    ERA
Paulin Roland ESJ                           0  2  .000                                  0.72
Noble Larry BV                              1  1  .500                                  1.59
Berlando Jim RD                             3  2  .600                      54          1.87
Kostenuk Dave EDH                           7  1  .875                      43          1.88
Eikerman Dale RD                            2  1  .667                                  2.00
Yeske Max FTS                               6  0 1.000
Patterson Jack FTS                          3  0 1.000
Barrow Dale EDH                             3  0 1.000
Holmes LaVerne NER                          3  0 1.000
Tookey Ken NER                              1  0 1.000
Olson Bill BV                               1  0 1.000
Vavra Steve RD                              1  0 1.000
McKay Colin NER                             4  1  .800
Cartwright Del FTS                          2  1  .667
Malowany Pete RD                            2  1  .667
Williams Ed EDH                             4  3  .571                      44
Belter Lefty FTS                            3  3  .500
Kashuba Steve FTS                           1  1  .500
Kulka Stan EDH                              1  1  .500
Babiuk Ron NER                              2  2  .500
Martin Dave RD                              2  2  .500
Salahub Bob STJ                             3  3  .500
Callihan Vern BV                            2  4  .333
Wynn Jerry BV                               1  2  .333
Chahley Bill ESJ                            2  4  .333                      41
Forss Hal BV                                1  3  .250
Wiese Bill NER                              1  4  .200
Ferris Norm EDH                             0  1  .000
Klippenstein Ken NER                        0  1  .000
Pyliuk Bud BV                               0  1  .000
Pechio Art BV                               0  2  .000
Hodgson Fred BV                             0  2  .000
Mathers Ron RD                              0  1  .000
Verreau Merv RD                             0  1  .000
Wiberg Les RD                               0  1  .000
VanLoo Bob ESJ                              0  1  .000
Duncan Al ESJ                               0  1  .000
Dosen John ESJ                              0  1  .000
Bjork Al ESJ                                0  2  .000
Zacharuk Wally ESJ                          0  2  .000
Source :  Edmonton Journal, August 31, 1960