Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1957 Columbia Gems


1957 Columbia Gems

1957 > Class A > 1957 South Atlantic League
Overall: 59-95
Scored 590 runs, Allowed 745 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-93

Affiliation: Kansas City Athletics-AL
Manager: Ernie White
Represented: Columbia, SC
Ballpark: Capital City Park (I) (Columbia, SC)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1956

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 Chet Boak 22 20 65 9 0 0 1 .138 .185 12
2 Anthony Cannizzo 22 13 27 3 1 0 0 .111 .148 4
3 Bob Davis 23 41 67 10 2 0 0 .149 .179 12
4 Richard Gentry 24 56 210 53 6 3 2 .252 .338 71 Stats for 2 teams
5 David Gorrie* 25 6 14 3 .214
6 Joseph Gushanas* 27 28 51 8 0 1 0 .157 .196 10
7 Jay Hankins* 21 97 383 104 10 5 0 .272 .324 124
8 Roger Herrscher 25 11 16 4 2 0 0 .250 .375 6
9 Robert Hoffman 20 40 33 6 0 0 0 .182 .182 6
10 Al Isreal* 30 146 554 151 22 5 2 .273 .341 189
11 Evans Killeen 21 22 31 5 0 0 0 .161 .161 5
12 Charles Kowalski* 19 17 8 1 0 0 0 .125 .125 1
13 Eric MacKenzie* 24 79 206 46 5 1 1 .223 .272 56
14 Rudolph Mayling 27 11 23 4 1 1 0 .174 .304 7
15 Johnny Menger 23 51 134 23 5 0 1 .172 .231 31
16 Kenneth Menkel* 23 37 140 33 4 0 3 .236 .329 46
17 Bill Oster* 24 6 3 0 .000
18 Joseph Pahr 29 91 321 87 13 1 6 .271 .374 120
19 Dan Pfister 20 3 4 1 .250
20 Leo Posada 21 65 192 36 6 2 3 .188 .286 55
21 Hal Raether 24 17 16 4 0 0 0 .250 .250 4
22 Buddy Reedy* 27 133 453 120 16 7 1 .265 .338 153
23 William Riale* 24 9 13 3 .231
24 Leroy Scercy* 20 6 24 1 .042
25 Keith Schmidt 28 49 153 29 2 0 1 .190 .222 34
26 LeRoy Schmidt* 23 147 560 124 15 3 10 .221 .313 175
27 Robert Schwarzkoff 22 54 28 4 1 0 0 .143 .179 5
28 David Shea 23 25 78 17 3 0 0 .218 .256 20
29 Al Silvera 21 7 18 5 .278
30 Harold Stamey* 29 51 167 37 8 0 6 .222 .377 63
31 Bill Stuifbergen 23 103 363 86 17 4 8 .237 .372 135
32 Benjamin Swaringen# 21 39 88 9 2 0 0 .102 .125 11
33 Chuck Thomas 25 57 183 35 8 0 2 .191 .268 49
34 Robert Travers 24 6 18 1 .056
35 George Wegerek 24 144 498 104 14 6 10 .209 .321 160 Stats for 2 teams
36 Spider Wilhelm 28 82 287 55 11 0 1 .192 .240 69
37 Don Williams 21 30 54 7 1 0 0 .130 .148 8
37 Players 24.9 154 5850 5112 590 1153 168 34 53 520 35 18 634 710 .226 .309 .303 .612 1548 65 39 32
* - 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 Bob Davis 23 12 13 .480 3.12 41 25 205.0 184 90 71 8 95 1.361 8.1 0.4 4.2
2 Joseph Gushanas* 27 6 14 .300 4.53 22 20 147.0 156 90 74 11 76 1.578 9.6 0.7 4.7
3 Jack Hale* 25 0 0 2
4 Robert Hoffman* 20 3 12 .200 4.30 40 12 136.0 130 77 65 14 76 1.515 8.6 0.9 5.0
5 Franklin Kenny 24 0 0 1
6 Evans Killeen 21 3 7 .300 3.86 19 15 91.0 77 69 39 7 76 1.681 7.6 0.7 7.5
7 Charles Kowalski* 19 0 1 .000 5.44 16 3 43.0 34 29 26 3 46 1.860 7.1 0.6 9.6
8 Eric MacKenzie 24 0 0 1
9 Mike Mazzamorra* 23 0 0 3
10 Bill Oster* 24 0 1 .000 6
11 Dan Pfister 20 0 1 .000 3.60 3 10.0 18 10 4 9 2.700 16.2 8.1
12 Hal Raether 24 2 2 .500 3.91 16 2 46.0 38 23 20 3 22 1.304 7.4 0.6 4.3
13 Ralph Reiss* 22 0 0 4
14 William Riale 24 3 4 .429 4.00 9 7 45.0 60 27 20 2 14 1.644 12.0 0.4 2.8
15 LeRoy Schmidt* 23 0 1 .000 2
16 Robert Schwarzkoff 22 9 7 .563 2.85 50 5 120.0 106 45 38 3 64 1.417 8.0 0.2 4.8
17 Harold Stamey? 29 0 0 1
18 Benjamin Swaringen 21 13 17 .433 3.84 36 33 239.0 223 115 102 19 115 1.414 8.4 0.7 4.3
19 George Wegerek? 24 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
20 Don Williams 21 5 13 .278 4.58 30 22 171.0 155 96 87 11 115 1.579 8.2 0.6 6.1
20 Players 22.1 59 95 .383 4.03 154 154 94 60 11 1350.0 1273 745 605 92 788 34 814 45 7 58 1.527 8.5 0.6 5.3 5.4 1.03
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Schwarzkoff 50 0.00
Bob Davis 41 0.00
Robert Hoffman 40 0.00
Benjamin Swaringen 36 0.00
Don Williams 30 0.00
Joseph Gushanas 22 0.00
Evans Killeen 19 0.00
Charles Kowalski 16 0.00
Hal Raether 16 0.00
William Riale 9 0.00
Bill Oster 6 0.00
Ralph Reiss 4 0.00
Mike Mazzamorra 3 0.00
Dan Pfister 3 0.00
Jack Hale 2 0.00
Franklin Kenny 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Chet Boak 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 19, 1935 New Castle, PA, US
Anthony Cannizzo 22 R R 5' 9.0" 200 Jan 16, 1935 San Francisco, CA, US
Bob Davis 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 11, 1933 New York, NY, US
Richard Gentry 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 12, 1932 Torrence County, NM, US
David Gorrie 25 L L 5' 10.0" 180 1932
Joseph Gushanas 27 L L 5' 10.0" 170 1930
Jack Hale 25 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1932
Jay Hankins 21 L R 5' 7.0" 170 Nov 7, 1935 St. Louis County, MO, US
Roger Herrscher 25 R 6' 2.0" 175 1932
Robert Hoffman 20 R L 6' 2.0" 160 Sep 13, 1936
Al Isreal 30 L 5' 10.0" 175 Apr 19, 1927
Franklin Kenny 24 R R 6' 5.0" 205 1933
Evans Killeen 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 27, 1936 Brooklyn, NY, US
Charles Kowalski 19 L L 6' 1.0" 205 1938
Eric MacKenzie 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 29, 1932 Glendon, AB, CA
Rudolph Mayling 27 R 6' 1.0" 175 1930
Mike Mazzamorra 23 R L 6' 0.0" 200 1934
Johnny Menger 23 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1934
Kenneth Menkel 23 L 6' 0.0" 190 1934
Bill Oster 24 L L 6' 3.0" 198 Jan 2, 1933 New York, NY, US
Joseph Pahr 29 R 5' 9.0" 180 May 5, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Dan Pfister 20 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Dec 20, 1936 Plainfield, NJ, US
Leo Posada 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 15, 1936 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Hal Raether 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 10, 1932 Lake Mills, WI, US
Buddy Reedy 27 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 10, 1929 Savannah, GA, US
Ralph Reiss 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1935
William Riale 24 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 22, 1933 Brogue, PA, US
Leroy Scercy 20 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 14, 1936 Cabarrus County, NC, US
Keith Schmidt 28 R 6' 0.0" 190 1929
LeRoy Schmidt 23 L L 6' 1.0" 170 1934
Robert Schwarzkoff 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1935
David Shea 23 R 6' 2.0" 192 1934
Al Silvera 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 26, 1935 San Diego, CA, US
Harold Stamey 29 L 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 3, 1928
Bill Stuifbergen 23 R 6' 4.0" 205 1934
Benjamin Swaringen 21 S R 6' 1.0" 185 1936
Chuck Thomas 25 R R 5' 10.0" 188 Jan 27, 1932 Miami, FL, US
Robert Travers 24 R 5' 9.0" 163 1933
George Wegerek 24 R 6' 2.0" 175 1933
Spider Wilhelm 28 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 23, 1929 Baltimore, MD, US
Don Williams 21 R R 6' 5.0" 218 Sep 2, 1935 Los Angeles, CA, US

About the Minor League Data

Performance data on minor and international leagues is licensed from and provided by the SABR Minor Leagues Database, a community project sponsored by the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

The database is under active development. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources. To learn more about these limitations, or to find out how to contribute, click here.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.