1956 Hood River Herons
Record: 88-74
Finish: 2nd in HL Larch Division Division
Runs Scored: 732
Runs Allowed: 613
Exp W-L: 94-68
 
Ballpark: Ornithology Field
Attendance: 3,520,579
Manager: Willie Matoon

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 80-58, 11th in the Hound League
AA: 77-61, 23th in the Hound League
A: 87-51, 3rd in the Hound League
 
 
 
 
Team Index    Starters: Position Players    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
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Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
3B  Christopher Twitchell 31 156 589 75 172 19 8 11 59 3 5 52 27 .292 .353 .407 .761 82.5 16.2 3.9
SS  Chad Forte 30 157 567 94 145 31 9 19 87 1 1 72 74 .256 .336 .443 .779 83.5 11.3 7.6
LF *James Halsey 31 156 564 96 141 31 7 21 77 38 15 44 175 .250 .309 .441 .750 78.7 11.8 3.0
1B #William Richmond 32 153 539 60 136 24 7 17 74 0 0 21 146 .252 .281 .417 .699 60.4 7.6 1.1
2B *Fabian Colella 27 147 434 62 116 42 3 10 62 13 1 67 107 .267 .373 .447 .820 72.5 13.5 7.7
CF  William Stromberg 28 121 446 48 126 23 9 12 73 4 8 14 47 .283 .303 .455 .758 57.1 11.1 3.3
RF *Harry Huckabee 27 144 414 57 148 36 4 5 49 1 1 27 27 .357 .400 .500 .900 71.6 16.9 2.3
C *Charles Metcalfe 39 133 371 50 99 22 1 9 55 0 1 26 96 .267 .318 .404 .722 45.8 8.0 3.9
RF  Jack Corr 31 124 362 47 113 21 14 5 36 1 3 24 61 .312 .355 .489 .844 57.3 11.2 1.9
C  Edwin Byrom 28 123 278 35 76 16 3 1 36 0 1 8 27 .273 .295 .363 .658 25.2 2.3 2.1
2B  Kelvin Sylvain 29 85 171 25 48 13 4 5 25 4 1 9 44 .281 .315 .491 .806 25.8 4.2 2.2
CF *Coy Kennemer 23 42 128 12 35 8 1 0 13 2 5 6 32 .273 .311 .352 .663 11.8 0.7 1.3
2B  Wilson Pipkins 29 54 103 18 33 11 0 3 18 3 1 12 24 .320 .388 .515 .902 19.3 4.0 1.0
RF *David Deck 32 34 77 8 13 0 1 1 6 2 2 6 19 .169 .226 .234 .460 3.8 0.0 0.1
SS  Harry Shephard 31 52 70 13 21 2 1 0 6 4 2 3 17 .300 .329 .357 .686 7.3 0.7 0.7
P *Arnold Wenzel 35 31 62 6 10 1 0 1 4 0 1 3 33 .161 .200 .226 .426 2.3 0.0 0.0
P  Keith Lenthall 28 34 70 4 8 3 2 1 5 0 0 1 38 .114 .127 .257 .384 0.8 0.0 0.0
P  Michael Hutchens 35 33 56 1 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 23 .125 .169 .161 .330 0.7 0.0 0.0
P *Harland McNatt 34 31 55 2 6 1 0 0 3 1 0 3 22 .109 .155 .127 .282 -0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Jayson Fishkin 26 18 42 2 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 22 .167 .167 .190 .357 -0.2 0.0 0.0
1B  Thad Puntney 25 33 40 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 13 .125 .146 .125 .271 -0.8 0.0 0.1
1B  Murray McClung 29 32 40 1 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 12 .100 .122 .200 .322 -0.6 0.0 0.1
LF *Dean Partin 25 17 37 6 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 13 .189 .189 .270 .459 1.6 0.0 0.2
LF  Efren Reagan 37 19 35 3 4 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 5 .114 .114 .229 .343 0.0 0.0 0.2
P  Thaddeus Joines 29 16 21 2 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 11 .048 .125 .095 .220 0.0 0.0 0.0
3B *William Vanhouten 32 20 22 2 3 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 13 .136 .136 .318 .455 0.8 0.1 0.2
P  Robin Condon 35 88 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P  John Studley 29 56 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Jacques McNeal 35 66 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0 0.0
P  James A. Sturges 34 66 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P #Elmer Drye 22 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P *Robert Stanek 27 100 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P *Carlton Grice 26 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P #Roger Feder 25 47 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.5 0.3 0.0
  Team Totals 29.9 2405 5612 732 1487 311 74 125 710 77 49 405 1132 .265 .316 .414 .730 706.9 119.9 42.8
  Rank among 12 HL teams 8 6 5 7 3 10 6 10 6 4 8 4 3 7 7 7  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
 Keith Lenthall 28 13 11 .542 34 34 0 217.7 201 69 1 23 201 2.85 16.5
*Arnold Wenzel 35 14 3 .824 31 31 0 210.7 189 62 1 31 175 2.65 18.1
 Michael Hutchens 35 14 6 .700 33 33 0 194.0 157 66 14 57 172 3.06 14.6
*Harland McNatt 34 12 12 .500 31 31 0 183.3 177 86 19 44 114 4.22 7.2
 Jayson Fishkin 26 5 6 .455 17 17 0 120.3 94 38 4 40 78 2.84 7.9
*Robert Stanek 27 6 3 .667 100 0 3 93.7 83 34 4 13 29 3.27 8.9
 Robin Condon 35 1 5 .167 88 0 3 89.3 104 48 5 25 55 4.84 1.4
 Thaddeus Joines 29 5 4 .556 16 16 0 78.3 95 45 7 35 59 5.17 1.3
 John Studley 29 2 7 .222 56 0 3 77.3 69 28 7 15 46 3.26 5.8
 James A. Sturges 34 3 8 .273 66 0 29 65.0 55 21 5 20 65 2.91 10.9
 Jacques McNeal 35 7 5 .583 66 0 3 65.0 62 30 8 34 73 4.15 4.4
 Roger Feder 25 4 3 .571 47 0 0 37.0 35 15 3 22 20 3.65 2.8
*Carlton Grice 26 1 0 1.000 13 0 0 18.3 18 8 1 4 12 3.93 1.0
 Elmer Drye 22 0 1 .000 4 0 0 5.0 7 2 0 1 4 3.60 0.2
 Harry Shephard 31 1 0 1.000 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.4
Team Totals 30.1 88 74 .543 603 162 41 1456.0 1346 552 79 366 1103 3.41 101.3
Rank among 12 HL teams 5 5 8 5 4 3 1 1 6 6 1  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .989 25.8
C.Metcalfe 792.7 100 101 614 44 2 0 .997 23.1
E.Byrom 527.3 48 92 418 12 5 0 .989 16.3
H.Huckabee 132.0 14 14 98 7 0 0 1.000 36.4
J.Corr 4.0 0 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.0
Team Total 1456.0 162 208 1135 63 7 0 .994 21.8
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .993 9.84
W.Richmond 1282.0 149 153 1421 73 10 100 .993 10.49
M.McClung 85.0 6 26 82 3 0 8 1.000 9.00
T.Puntney 84.0 7 23 83 9 2 2 .979 9.86
C.Metcalfe 4.0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 9.00
D.Deck 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1456.0 162 204 1590 85 12 110 .993 10.35
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .980 4.74
F.Colella 1062.7 117 135 213 367 9 65 .985 4.91
K.Sylvain 240.3 29 37 48 84 0 14 1.000 4.94
W.Pipkins 124.0 15 17 23 38 2 9 .968 4.43
C.Forte 20.0 1 5 6 5 0 2 1.000 4.95
W.Vanhouten 4.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
H.Huckabee 2.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
E.Byrom 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
H.Shephard 1.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1456.0 162 199 292 494 11 90 .986 4.86
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .955 2.62
C.Twitchell 1258.0 146 151 93 311 23 19 .946 2.89
H.Shephard 99.0 11 16 9 27 1 3 .973 3.27
W.Pipkins 86.3 5 25 7 20 3 1 .900 2.81
W.Vanhouten 6.7 0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 5.41
F.Colella 4.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25
T.Puntney 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
C.Forte 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1456.0 162 199 110 362 27 23 .946 2.92
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .967 4.21
C.Forte 1313.0 145 150 146 469 26 70 .959 4.22
K.Sylvain 78.0 9 10 10 22 2 5 .941 3.69
H.Shephard 50.0 6 7 0 18 0 2 1.000 3.24
W.Vanhouten 15.0 2 2 0 6 0 0 1.000 3.60
Team Total 1456.0 162 169 156 515 28 77 .960 4.15
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .977 2.02
J.Halsey 1202.0 136 136 239 18 6 2 .977 1.92
D.Deck 148.0 15 17 18 0 1 0 .947 1.09
D.Partin 58.0 6 7 13 0 0 0 1.000 2.02
E.Reagan 27.0 3 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
H.Huckabee 19.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 .667 0.95
J.Corr 2.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
Team Total 1456.0 162 167 274 18 8 2 .973 1.80
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .991 2.76
W.Stromberg 1039.3 119 120 281 7 8 1 .973 2.49
C.Kennemer 323.7 36 39 108 1 1 0 .991 3.03
E.Reagan 36.0 3 8 12 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
J.Halsey 27.0 0 10 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67
J.Corr 21.0 3 3 4 0 1 0 .800 1.71
C.Twitchell 9.0 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Team Total 1456.0 162 181 416 8 10 1 .977 2.62
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .979 2.05
J.Corr 738.7 86 99 161 8 5 1 .971 2.06
H.Huckabee 666.3 75 89 148 4 0 1 1.000 2.05
J.Halsey 19.0 0 9 6 0 1 0 .857 2.84
D.Partin 12.0 0 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
E.Reagan 10.0 1 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.60
H.Shephard 5.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80
D.Deck 4.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25
J.Fishkin 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1456.0 162 208 327 12 6 2 .983 2.10
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .957 1.77
K.Lenthall 217.7 34 34 9 37 6 3 .885 1.90
A.Wenzel 210.7 31 31 6 36 0 1 1.000 1.79
M.Hutchens 194.0 33 33 14 32 0 3 1.000 2.13
H.McNatt 183.3 31 31 9 22 1 2 .969 1.52
J.Fishkin 120.3 17 17 4 27 0 0 1.000 2.32
R.Stanek 93.7 0 100 8 28 1 2 .973 3.46
R.Condon 89.3 0 88 4 16 5 1 .800 2.02
T.Joines 78.3 16 16 5 9 0 0 1.000 1.61
J.Studley 77.3 0 56 5 7 0 1 1.000 1.40
J.Sturges 65.0 0 66 2 6 0 1 1.000 1.11
J.McNeal 65.0 0 66 5 10 1 0 .938 2.08
R.Feder 37.0 0 47 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.73
C.Grice 18.3 0 13 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.98
E.Drye 5.0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80
H.Shephard 1.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1456.0 162 603 75 233 14 14 .957 1.90
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Huckabee .313
On-Base Pct Colella .373
Slugging Pct Colella .447
OPS Colella .820
XR Forte 83.5
Games Forte 157
At-Bats Twitchell 589
Runs Halsey 96
Hits Twitchell 172
Total Bases Forte 251
Singles Twitchell 134
Doubles Colella 42
Triples Corr 14
Homeruns Halsey 21
RBIs Forte 87
Stolen Bases Halsey 38
Caught Stealing Halsey 15
Walks Forte 72
Strikeouts Halsey 175
ERA Wenzel 2.65
Wins Hutchens, Wenzel 14
Losses McNatt 12
Winning Pct Wenzel .824
Saves Sturges 29
Games Pitched Stanek 100
Games Started Lenthall 34
Complete Games Fishkin 3
Shutouts Fishkin, Wenzel 1
Innings Pitched Lenthall 217.7
Hits Allowed Lenthall 201
Homeruns Allowed McNatt 19
Strikeouts Lenthall 201
Walks Allowed Hutchens 57
Walks per 9IP Lenthall 1.0
Hits per 9IP Hutchens 7.3
Strikeouts per 9IP Lenthall 8.3
WHiP Lenthall 1.03
OAVG Hutchens .220
OOBP Lenthall .261
OSLG Wenzel .332
OOPS Lenthall .597
Team All-Stars
No players selected to All-Star Team
Player Salaries
Chad Forte $ 9,000,000
Michael Hutchens $ 8,624,500
Arnold Wenzel $ 7,000,000
Keith Lenthall $ 7,000,000
Charles Metcalfe $ 5,900,000
James Halsey $ 5,000,000
Jack Corr $ 4,790,000
James A. Sturges $ 4,300,000
Christopher Twitchell $ 3,500,000
Harland McNatt $ 3,500,000
William Stromberg $ 2,500,000
Robin Condon $ 2,500,000
Robert Stanek $ 2,500,000
Thaddeus Joines $ 1,920,357
Dana Monday $ 1,500,000
Jacques McNeal $ 1,000,000
Harry Shephard $ 1,000,000
Efren Reagan $ 1,000,000
Wilson Pipkins $ 900,000
Roger Feder $ 745,071
Fabian Colella $ 543,536
John Studley $ 506,893
Coy Kennemer $ 300,000
William Richmond $ 300,000
Harry Huckabee $ 300,000
Dean Partin $ 300,000
Thad Puntney $ 300,000
Murray McClung $ 300,000
Jayson Fishkin $ 300,000
Edwin Byrom $ 300,000
Elmer Drye $ 300,000
David Deck $ 300,000
Kelvin Sylvain $ 300,000
William Vanhouten $ 300,000
Mose Zwick $ 300,000
Carlton Grice $ 300,000
 
Player Trades
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