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Ports and League Records

Ports and California League Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

League Award Winners

 

Ports players to win the California League MVP include:
•1947 Edward Samcoff
•1954 Robert Thorpe
•1955 Elijah (Pumpsie) Green
•1965 Michael Epstein
•1969 Junior Kennedy
•1980 Jaime Cocanower
•1984 Glenn Bragg
•1989 John Jaha
•1990 Frank Bolick

Ports players to win the California League Rookie of the Year include:
•1955 Donald Moitoza
•1965 Michael Epstein
•1969 Bill Kirkpatrick
•1980 Robert Skube
•1984 Glenn Braggs
•1987 Gary Sheffield
•2008 Chris Carter

Ports California League Managers of the Year include:
•1957 Roy Partee
•1960 Billy DeMars
•1963 Harry Dunlop
•1965 Harry Malmberg
•1969 Bill Werle
•1987 Dave Machemer
•1988 Dave Huppert
•1992 Tim Ireland
•2014 Ryan Christenson

Ports players to be honored as the California League Pitcher of the Year (began in 1984) include:
•1986 Jeff Peterek
•1993 Sid Roberson

Ports California League Pitching Coach of the Year include:
•2014 John Wasdin

Ports California League Turf Managers of the Year include:
•2007 Justin Clarke
•2010 Justin Clarke

Ports California League Clubhouse Managers of the Year include:
•2010 Vic Zapien

 

Ports California League Post-Season All-Stars







C	Bob Schang		1946
C	Lilo Marcucci		1947
C	Frank Zupo		1960
C	Tim McIntosh		1988
C	Landon Powell		2006
1B	Mike Epstein		1965
1B	Stan Davis		1980
1B	John Jaha		1989
1B	Bo Dodson		1990
1B	Matt Olson		2014
2B	Ed Samcoff		1946
2B	Ed Samcoff		1947
2B	Joe Nichols		1963
2B	John Reed		1964
2B	Matt Sferrazza		1983
SS	Robert Stevens		1950
SS	Pumpsie Green		1955
SS	Junior Kennedy		1969
SS	Tim Nordbrook		1971
SS	Gary Sheffield		1987
SS	Grant Green		2010
3B	Harry Goorabian		1946
3B	Harry Clements		1949
3B	Harry Clements		1952
3B	Fred Studstill		1962
3B	Joe Mitchell		1986
3B	Frank Bolick		1990
3B	Stephen Parker		2010
3B	Renato Nunez		2014
U	Harry Clements		1947
U	Yusuf Carter		2009
DH	Glenn Braggs		1984
DH	Kevin Riggs		1993
DH	Chris Carter		2008
OF	Keith Frazier		1941
OF	Charlie Strada		1941
OF	Vince DiMaggio		1948
OF	Don Moitoza		1955
OF	Carlos Dore		1958
OF	Chuck Hinton		1960
OF	Paul Blair		1963
OF	Gary Fancher		1965
OF	Merv Rettenmund		1966
OF	Don Baylor		1968
OF	Roger Freed		1968
OF	Pete Watts		1969
OF	Lewis Beasley		1971
OF	Eddie Brunson		1979
OF	Dion James		1981
OF	Dave Klipstein		1983
OF	Glenn Braggs		1984
OF	Lavel Freeman		1985
OF	Todd Brown		1986
OF	Rob DeWolf		1986
OF	Darryl Hamilton		1987
OF	Mike Rennhack		1996
OF	Steve Smitherman	2002
OF	Michael Choice		2011
P	Don Belton		1946
P	Don Belton		1947
P	Lloyd "Red" Hittle	1947
P	Warren Sandel		1949
P	John Guldborg		1950
P	Harry Wilson		1951
P	Tony Freitas		1953
P	Bob Thorpe		1954
P	Charlie Beamon		1955
P	Willis Jordan		1956
P	Alvin Spearman		1956
P	Alvin Spearman		1958
P	Horace Denny		1959
P	Natividad Martinez	1961
P	Darold Knowles		1962
P	Wally Bunker		1963
P	Bob Olson		1963
P	Ed Barnowski		1964
P	Joe DeLuise		1965
P	Bob Patrylo		1965
P	Bill Kirkpatrick	1969
P	Cory Wilshushen		1969
P	Donald Hood		1970
P	Don Belluomini		1971
P	James Lewis		1978
P	Jamie Cocanower		1980
P	Jim Koontz		1980
P	Mike Warren		1980
P	Mark Cartwright		1983
P	Bill Wegman		1983
P	Jim Parrett		1985
P	John Ludy		1986
P	Jeff Peterek		1986
P	Steve monson		1988
P	Chris Johnson		1990
P	Mike Farrell		1992
P	Sid Roberson		1993
P	Doug Webb		1995
P	Mark Fieldbender	1997
P	Jack Krawczyk		2000
P	John Koronka		2002
P	Shawn Haviland		2010
P 	Seth Streich		2014

 

 

General Team Records


Most League Championships: 11 (1946, 1947, 1963, 1965, 1969, 1980, 1986, 1990, 1992, 2002, 2008). Tied with defunt Fresno Cardinals/Giants for League lead in number of championship titles.

Most Wins (Half Season): The 1955 Ports won 55 of 75 games in the first half of the season.

Most Consecutive Wins:The 1947 Ports won 26 consecutive games from June 4 to July 1.

Longest Game (Time):The 2009 Ports played a 7 hour, 34 minute game on June against High Desert. The Ports lost the game, 7-6 in 21 innings. The game was called at midnight due to California League rule and resumed and completed on June 5.

 

Team League Batting Records


Most AB (Game): The Ports had 76 total at-bats in a 7-6 loss (21 Inn) against High Desert on June 4, 2009.

Most H (Game): The Ports totaled 29 hits against Rancho Cucamonga on August 1, 1993.

Most 2B(Game): The Ports totaled 11 doubles against Bakersfield on June 15, 2010.

Most 3B (Game): The Ports totaled 6 triples against Ventura County on July 11, 1986.

Most SO (Season): The Ports totaled 1,313 strikeouts in 1972.

Fewest SO (Season): The Ports totaled 470 strikeouts in 1946.

Most Sac Hits (Season):The Ports totaled 132 sacrifice hits in 1952.

Most Sac Hits (Game): The Ports totaled 6 sacrifice hits against Modesto on July 9, 1950.

 

Team League Pitching Records


Lowest ERA(Season): The Ports team ERA of 4.08 was lowest of all teams in 2014.

 

Individual League Batting Records

Lowest Batting Average by a Leader for a Season: Philip Mastagni led the California League with a .308 batting average in 1967.

Most Doubles in a Game: James Carver is tied with 4 doubles in a game, which he accomplished on August 19, 1959 against Fresno. Stephen Parker is tied with 4 doubles in a game, which he accomplised on June 15, 2010 against Bakersfield.

Most Home Runs in a Game:Larry Haney of the 1962 Ports is tied with nine others for the most home runs in an inning - 2

Most RBI in a Game: 1954 Ports - Robert Rivich collected 11 RBI vs. Bakersfield on May 22, 1954.

Most Sacrifice Flies in a Season: Mark Cridland had 16 sac flies in 1999.

Most Sacrifice Flies in a Game: Jonas Hamlin had 3 vs. Riverside on June 3, 1995.

Most Walks in Game: LaVel Freeman walked 6 times on May 22, 1984 vs. Salinas.

Most times Hit by Pitcher in an Inning: Greg Schaub was hit twice in the fourth inning of the first game against Bakersfield on May 31, 1999. He was hit twice by Manny Bermudez.

Fewest strikeouts in a season: Nino Bongiovanni only struck out 7 times in 116 games and 517 plate appearances for the 1946 Champion Ports.

 

Individual Pitching Records

 


Lowest ERA in a season: William Wegman posted the lowest earned run average in league history with a 1.30 ERA in 1983.

Most complete games in a season: Robert Thorpe threw 32 complete games in 1954 (30 of which were consecutive from May 6 to the close of the season, also a league record).

Most wins in a season: Robert Thorpe won 28 games in 1954, tied with Earl Escalante of the 1949 Bakersfield Indians and Larry Jackson of the 1952 Fresno Cardinals.

Most consecutive games won: Charles Beamon won 16 consecutive games from May 6 to July 4, 1955. His streak ended when he was recalled to the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League. Alvin Spearman also won 16 straight cgemes from April 30 to July 15, 1956. His streak ended with a 7-1 loss to the Modesto Reds on July 20, 1956.

Most innings pitched in a season: Robert Thorpe worked 300.1 innings in 1954.

Most innings pitched in a game: 17 by Matt Zidich in July 27, 1948 against San Jose.

Highest winning percentage in a season: Charles Beamon (16-0) with a 1.000 winning percentage in 1955.

Most strikeouts in two consecutive games: 38 by Ed Barnowski. He fanned 20 batters on May 9, 1964 against Santa Barbara and then 18 on May 14, 1964 versus Salinas.

Most Walks in a Season: Steve Dalkowski walked 262 times in 1960.

Most runs allowed in a season: 189 by Arhtur Williams in 1956.

Most HR allowed in a game:6 by Paul Steward on July 19, 1999 against Lancaster.

 

Individual League Fielding Records

 


Most Errors by Position in a season:
• Catcher Kenneth Thomas--32 errors in 1952.
• Pitcher Bud Anderson--12 errors in 1978.

Most Double Plays by Position in a Season:
• Catcher Mike Mathney--20 DP in 1992.
• Pitcher Steve Sparks--10 DP in 1991.

Most Assists by Position in a Game:
• Second baseman Ron Koenigsfeld had 12 assists on August 11, 1980.
• Third baseman Harry Clements had 11 assists on July 27, 1948.

The Stockton Ports have 13 no-hitters in their team's history:
•Frank Totaro in 18-0 win vs. Visalia on July 4, 1948 (9.0 IP CG)
•Lauren Monroe in 5-1 win vs. Modesto on APril 24, 1949 (7.0 IP CG)
•Lauren Monroe in 5-2 win vs. Fresno on May 23, 1950 (9.0 IP CG)
•Arthur Bielefield in 0-1 loss vs. San Jose on June 10, 1953. Bielefield retired the first 24 batters in order, first two battersin the last half of the 9th inning reached base on errors, the first runner scoring the winning run. (8.2 IP CG)
• Bud Watkins in a 1-0 win vs. Modesto on June 13, 1953. Watkins pitched nine no-hit, no-run innings. First batter in the 10th singled for the only hit of the game. Stockton won in the bottom of the 10th inning.
•Darold Knowles in a 0-3 loss vs. San Jose on June 15, 1962 (6.0 IP, CG)
•Johnny Ellen in a 5-0 win vs. Bakersfield on June 30, 1963 (7.0 IP CG)
• Ed Barnowski in a 3-2 win vs. Salinas on June 4, 1964. Barnowski pitched nine innings of no-hit ball. He was removed for a pinch hitter with the score tied 1-1. Stockton won the game in 10 innings.
•Ed Barnowski in a 3-0 win vs. Reno on August 30, 1964 (7.0 IP CG)
•Edwin Maras in a 7-0 win vs. Freson on June 1, 1969 (7.0 IP CG)
•Bill Kirkpatrick, in a 1-0 win vs. Lodi on June 7, 1969 (7.0 IP CG)
•Dave LaPoint in 4-0 win vs. Reno on July 25, 1979 (9.0 IP)
•Richard Kranizts in a 7-0 win vs. San Jose on August 30, 1981 (9.0 IP)
 

 

Team Records

 

Most At Bats in a Game: 76 vs. High Desert Mavericks on June 4, 2009.

Most Hits in a Game: 29 vs. Rancho Cucamonga on August 1, 1993.

Most Triples in a Game: 6 vs. Ventrua County on July 11, 1986.

Most Strikeouts (by team batters) in a Season: 1313 by the 1972 Ports.

 

Stockton Ports Leading the League

 

Stockton has had a player lead the league in Batting Average five times:
•1960 Charles Hinton - .369
•1965 Michael Epstein - .338
•1967 Philip Mastagni - .308
•1983 David Klipstein - .341
•2006 Luis Perez - .334

 

Stockton has had a player lead the league in Home Runs 6 times:
•1946 Harry Goorabian - 24
•1948 Vincent DiMaggio - 30
•1965 Michael Epstein - 30
•2007 Tommy Everidge - 26
•2008 Chris Carter - 39
•2014 Matt Olson - 37

Stockton has had a player lead the league in Hits once:
•2014 Daniel Robertson - 170

Stockton has had a player lead the league in RBI twice:
•1987 Gary Sheffield - 103
•2008 Chris Carter - 104

Stockton has had a player lead the league in Stolen Bases 8 times:
•1948 Frank Murray - 34
•1952 Dave Mann - 59
•1958 Bernard Kelly - 58
• 1970 Leon Brown - 51
•1982 Mike Felder - 92
•1985 Matt Sferrazza - 57
•1986 Rob Dewolf - 51
•1994 Scott Richardson - 49

The Ports have had a pitcher lead the league in Earned Run Average 16 times:
•1947 Lloyd Hittle - 2.24
•1954 Robert Thorpe - 2.28
•1955 Charlie Beamon - 1.36
•1956 Alvin Spearman - 2.62
•1958 Alvin Spearman - 2.60
•1959 George Gaffney - 2.49
•1962 Darold Knowles - 2.29
•1964 Ed Barnowski - 1.95
•1968 Tim Griffin - 2.15
•1969 Bill Kirkpatrick - 1.96
•1978 James Lewis - 2.12
•1980 Mike Madden - 1.95
•1983 Bill Wegman - 1.30
•1985 Jeff Parrett - 2.75
•1993 Sid Roberson - 2.60
•2014 Seth Streich - 3.16

Stockton has had a pitcher lead the league in Wins 14 times:
•1942 Don Belton - 11
•1946 Don Belton - 23
•1947 Don Belton - 21
•1950 John Guldborg - 22
•1953 Tony Freitas - 22
•1954 Robert Thorpe - 28
•1963 Bob Olson - 19
•1969 Bill Kirkpatrick - 16
•1976 Ken Califano - 15
•1983 Bill Wegman - 16
•1986 Jeff Peterek - 15
•1989 Steve Sparks - 13 (tie)
•1992 Brian Hancock - 14
•2002 Ryan Mottl - 13 (tie)

Stockton has had a pitcher lead the league in Strikeouts five times:
•1956 David Jordan - 227
•1957 Charles Drummond - 251
•1964 Ed Barnowski - 321
•1978 James Lewis - 189
•1979 Dave LaPoint - 208

Stockton has had one pitcher lead the league in Saves:
•Terry Wilshusen in 1969 had 21 saves.