In their early years, the Dutchmen had a devastating duo of Tom Whitaker and Rich Koegel, Whit playing 7 seasons and Koeg 6. as an indicator of their offensive potency, Whit had 20 games in which he tallied 3 hits or more and Koeg had 18. In the RBI department, Whit drove in 3 or more 21 times and Koeg 14.