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1957 Atlanta Crackers

1957 > Class AA > 1957 Southern Association
Overall: 87-67
Scored 776 runs, Allowed 714 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-71

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Bud Bates
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1956 / 1958

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Paul Cave* 23 44 27 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 10 .050 .296 .050 .346 1 0 0 0 0
2 Mike Dalton 20 1 1 0 .000
3 Frank DiPrima 30 116 512 420 68 118 15 5 8 53 5 79 25 .281 .391 .398 .788 167 11 0 8 5
4 Richard Grabowski 23 23 33 27 4 4 0 0 0 3 0 2 7 .148 .233 .148 .381 4 1 1 3 0
5 Ken Guettler 30 68 245 178 24 34 8 0 2 19 0 59 47 .191 .393 .270 .663 48 7 3 1 4
6 Bob Hartman 19 36 43 41 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .098 .119 .098 .217 4 1 0 1 0
7 Bob Hartsfield* 25 37 124 114 12 35 4 3 0 9 2 9 12 .307 .363 .395 .758 45 3 1 0 0
8 Ben Johnson 26 36 66 55 7 10 0 0 1 3 0 8 15 .182 .286 .236 .522 13 2 0 3 0
9 Everette Joyner* 29 115 485 439 63 125 24 5 8 80 5 37 25 .285 .340 .417 .757 183 7 3 0 6
10 Chick King 26 89 375 336 54 95 15 4 9 49 10 34 63 .283 .346 .432 .777 145 3 0 2 3
11 Theodore Laguna 24 63 171 154 13 32 5 0 0 15 2 16 19 .208 .282 .240 .523 37 3 0 1 0
12 Ken MacKenzie 23 43 73 54 10 13 0 0 0 8 0 9 9 .241 .359 .241 .600 13 0 1 9 0
13 Georges Maranda 25 5 2 1 .500
14 Sammy Meeks 34 82 331 308 44 87 18 1 9 55 2 21 42 .282 .329 .435 .764 134 8 1 0 1
15 Robert Montag* 34 115 425 333 77 82 16 4 20 67 2 84 67 .246 .397 .498 .896 166 2 2 2 4
16 Joe Morgan* 26 149 680 551 111 174 31 8 12 77 13 116 80 .316 .435 .466 .901 257 14 4 4 5
17 Earl Mossor* 31 13 17 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .214 .313 .214 .527 3 0 0 1 0
18 Gerry Nelson 23 14 17 14 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 6 .143 .294 .286 .580 4 0 0 0 0
19 Chet Nichols# 26 4 6 1 .167
20 Don Nottebart 21 50 96 87 11 17 1 0 0 5 1 4 25 .195 .239 .207 .446 18 1 1 4 0
21 John O'Donnell* 30 85 141 126 14 36 10 1 0 17 0 10 12 .286 .336 .381 .717 48 3 0 4 1
22 Dick Phillips* 25 152 626 535 81 136 19 1 18 61 8 79 45 .254 .353 .394 .747 211 5 4 5 3
23 William Reynolds* 25 59 228 200 30 53 8 1 7 25 1 22 22 .265 .336 .420 .756 84 4 1 2 3
24 Clarence Riddle 25 121 412 357 46 81 17 3 11 51 0 49 92 .227 .318 .384 .702 137 5 0 3 3
25 Mel Roach 24 37 158 147 22 43 3 2 1 20 1 7 23 .293 .323 .361 .683 53 3 0 3 1
26 Dick Stuart 24 23 103 90 18 19 2 0 8 21 1 13 31 .211 .311 .500 .811 45 3 0 0 0
27 Paul Stuffel 30 8 7 1 .143 Stats for 2 teams
28 Sammy Taylor* 24 131 531 470 52 121 17 2 12 87 1 55 60 .257 .336 .379 .715 178 15 2 2 2
29 William Thompson* 25 10 35 31 4 9 1 0 0 1 0 4 5 .290 .371 .323 .694 10 1 0 0 0
30 Corky Valentine 28 31 55 49 3 5 1 0 1 6 0 5 25 .102 .185 .184 .369 9 2 0 1 0
31 Frederick Vogel 26 9 3 0 .000
31 Players 27.0 156 6015 5162 776 1340 216 41 127 730 50 754 797 .260 .352 .391 .743 2019 108 58 41 33
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Paul Cave 23 3 6 .333 3.26 43 3 1 0 91.0 81 42 33 5 37 2 55 5 0 3 1.297 8.0 0.5 3.7 5.4 1.49
2 Mike Dalton 20 0 0 1
3 Richard Grabowski 23 4 4 .500 5.60 22 13 4 0 90.0 97 61 56 17 50 2 56 1 0 4 1.633 9.7 1.7 5.0 5.6 1.12
4 Bob Hartman* 19 4 7 .364 4.91 36 11 1 1 121.0 128 78 66 11 55 3 70 3 0 1 1.512 9.5 0.8 4.1 5.2 1.27
5 Ben Johnson 26 11 7 .611 4.30 32 22 6 1 155.0 172 83 74 25 64 1 84 1 1 6 1.523 10.0 1.5 3.7 4.9 1.31
6 Ken MacKenzie* 23 14 6 .700 3.26 43 27 10 2 204.0 174 82 74 19 64 5 147 5 0 2 1.167 7.7 0.8 2.8 6.5 2.30
7 Georges Maranda 25 0 1 .000 12.00 5 9.0 12 13 12 11 2.556 12.0 11.0
8 Earl Mossor 31 2 1 .667 4.59 12 7 2 0 49.0 47 27 25 5 21 1 26 0 0 1 1.388 8.6 0.9 3.9 4.8 1.24
9 Gerry Nelson 23 3 3 .500 4.94 14 8 2 1 51.0 53 28 28 4 27 1 30 0 0 1 1.569 9.4 0.7 4.8 5.3 1.11
10 Chet Nichols* 26 0 1 .000 9.00 4 16.0 23 17 16 10 2.062 12.9 5.6
11 Don Nottebart 21 18 10 .643 3.39 46 25 13 7 215.0 200 95 81 4 114 4 123 7 0 8 1.460 8.4 0.2 4.8 5.1 1.08
12 John O'Donnell* 30 16 10 .615 4.53 59 13 6 1 167.0 187 87 84 16 76 2 81 5 0 4 1.575 10.1 0.9 4.1 4.4 1.07
13 William Reynolds* 25 0 0 2
14 Clarence Riddle* 25 0 0 2
15 Paul Stuffel 30 2 1 .667 8 Stats for 2 teams
16 Corky Valentine 28 10 9 .526 3.25 32 18 8 2 144.0 139 61 52 8 58 6 73 4 0 4 1.368 8.7 0.5 3.6 4.6 1.26
17 Frederick Vogel 26 2 1 .667 9
17 Players 24.6 87 67 .565 4.22 156 156 102 54 15 1357.0 1375 714 637 126 614 30 784 35 1 37 1.466 9.1 0.8 4.1 5.2 1.28
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Sammy Taylor 116 637 32 8 4 .988 5.77 5
Theodore Laguna 47 218 18 5 4 .979 5.02 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clarence Riddle 104 780 62 8 88 .991 8.10
Robert Montag 35 243 16 1 21 .996 7.40
William Reynolds 22 156 9 3 15 .982 7.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank DiPrima 115 253 300 10 75 .982 4.81
Mel Roach 36 87 78 4 24 .976 4.58

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sammy Meeks 78 89 152 9 15 .964 3.09
Dick Phillips 63 59 100 9 5 .946 2.52
Bob Hartsfield 21 22 36 5 5 .921 2.76
Dick Stuart 10 5 16 5 1 .808 2.10

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Morgan 149 278 446 29 104 .961 4.86

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Everette Joyner 113 210 8 9 2 .960 1.93
Dick Phillips 93 234 8 5 1 .980 2.60
Chick King 82 196 3 7 0 .966 2.43
Robert Montag 78 146 5 4 2 .974 1.94
Ken Guettler 58 95 2 6 1 .942 1.67
William Reynolds 43 32 4 5 0 .878 0.84
John O'Donnell 14 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.43
Sammy Taylor 11 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.82
Dick Stuart 10 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.30

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John O'Donnell 59 6 31 2 5 .949 0.63
Don Nottebart 46 18 42 1 6 .984 1.30
Paul Cave 43 6 18 3 1 .889 0.56
Ken MacKenzie 43 6 11 1 2 .944 0.40
Bob Hartman 36 7 18 1 1 .962 0.69
Ben Johnson 32 13 25 0 2 1.000 1.19
Corky Valentine 32 11 27 1 1 .974 1.19
Richard Grabowski 22 6 19 2 2 .926 1.14
Gerry Nelson 14 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.57
Earl Mossor 12 4 8 0 0 1.000 1.00
Frederick Vogel 9 0.00
Paul Stuffel 8 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Georges Maranda 5 0.00
Chet Nichols 4 0.00
Mike Dalton 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Paul Cave 23 L R 6' 1.0" 179 Nov 2, 1933 New Canton, VA, US
Mike Dalton 20 R R 6' 2.0" 165 1937
Frank DiPrima 30 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 13, 1926 Philadelphia, PA, US
Richard Grabowski 23 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jul 17, 1933
Ken Guettler 30 R 6' 0.0" 200 May 29, 1927
Bob Hartman 19 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 28, 1937 Kenosha, WI, US
Bob Hartsfield 25 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Dec 15, 1931 Atlanta, GA, US
Ben Johnson 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 15, 1931 Greenwood, SC, US
Everette Joyner 29 L R 6' 2.0" 188 Sep 9, 1927
Chick King 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 10, 1930 Paris, TN, US
Theodore Laguna 24 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Sep 6, 1932 Newark, NJ, US
Ken MacKenzie 23 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 10, 1934 Gore Bay, ON, CA
Georges Maranda 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 15, 1932 Levis, QC, CA
Sammy Meeks 34 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 23, 1923 Anderson, SC, US
Robert Montag 34 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 21, 1923 Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Morgan 26 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 19, 1930 Walpole, MA, US
Earl Mossor 31 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 21, 1925 Forbus, TN, US
Gerry Nelson 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 1, 1934 Beaumont, TX, US
Chet Nichols 26 S L 6' 1.0" 165 Feb 22, 1931 Pawtucket, RI, US
Don Nottebart 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 23, 1936 West Newton, MA, US
John O'Donnell 30 L L 5' 11.0" 163 1927
Dick Phillips 25 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 24, 1931 Racine, WI, US
William Reynolds 25 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1932
Clarence Riddle 25 R L 6' 1.0" 188 1932
Mel Roach 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 25, 1933 Richmond, VA, US
Dick Stuart 24 R R 6' 4.0" 212 Nov 7, 1932 San Francisco, CA, US
Paul Stuffel 30 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 22, 1927 Canton, OH, US
Sammy Taylor 24 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 27, 1933 Woodruff, SC, US
William Thompson 25 L L 6' 5.0" 190 Jan 7, 1932 Hooker, PA, US
Corky Valentine 28 R R 6' 1.0" 203 Jan 4, 1929 Troy, OH, US
Frederick Vogel 26 R R 6' 4.0" Sep 4, 1930 Hartford, CT, US

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