Thursday, May 23, 2013

Some More Information on the Clinton LumberKings

From Baseball Reference.com

The Clinton C-Sox were in town from 1959-1965 and played at Riverview Stadium as it was known back then.

Managers:

1959  Johnny Hutchings
1960  George Noga/Frank Parenti
1962  Ira Hutchinson
1963  Don Bacon
1964  Don Bacon/Hugh Mulcahy/Don Bacon
1965  Ira Hutchinson

The 1961 C-Sox featured:

19-year-old Marv Staehle.  In 465 ABs had 140 hits, 4 HRs and .301 BA.  He even pitched in one game.

Ken Berry, 20, 453 ABs, 140 hits, 10 HRs, .309 BA 

Dick Kenworthy, 20, 472 ABs, 136 hits, 8 HRs, .288 BA.

The baseball stadium was built in 1937 and Clinton has the oldest of all the Midwest teams.

That Minor League Baseball.  --RoadDog

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