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1957 Knoxville Smokies

1957 > Class A > 1957 South Atlantic League
Overall: 81-73
Scored 702 runs, Allowed 641 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-71

Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles-AL
Manager: George Staller
Represented: Knoxville, TN
Ballpark: Bill Meyer Stadium (Knoxville, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 Harvey Angelo* 22 138 527 452 50 103 11 3 7 38 13 66 38 .228 .326 .312 .638 141 2 3 4 4 Stats for 2 teams
2 Jim Archer 25 23 54 51 3 9 3 0 0 3 0 2 14 .176 .208 .235 .443 12 0 1 0 0
3 Ray Barker* 21 154 653 563 90 174 40 14 23 97 9 80 68 .309 .399 .552 .951 311 6 1 3 20
4 Robert Barron 24 147 661 561 85 148 27 10 11 62 4 77 80 .264 .355 .406 .761 228 5 13 5 1
5 Fred Besana 26 5 6 1 .167
6 Leo Burke 23 97 331 286 30 55 14 0 10 36 5 39 54 .192 .289 .346 .635 99 1 2 3 0
7 James Burton 21 56 187 153 19 31 7 2 3 17 1 28 31 .203 .328 .333 .661 51 1 4 1 1
8 James Clingan 25 36 88 82 10 22 3 0 1 7 0 4 19 .268 .310 .341 .652 28 1 1 0 0
9 Dick Contos 25 10 30 28 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 .214 .267 .250 .517 7 0 0 0 1
10 Richard Czekaj 21 108 383 336 52 79 11 0 18 58 5 34 67 .235 .317 .429 .745 144 7 4 2 8 Stats for 2 teams
11 Angelo Dagres* 22 124 499 417 72 110 8 3 9 45 31 74 64 .264 .372 .362 .735 151 0 5 3 4
12 Roosevelt Evans* 24 45 76 56 7 13 1 0 0 2 2 17 18 .232 .411 .250 .661 14 0 3 0 0
13 Blas Fernandez 24 146 587 497 72 122 14 6 6 50 9 75 43 .245 .345 .334 .679 166 3 8 4 3
14 Charles Ferrante* 24 12 48 39 7 12 2 2 1 7 0 8 4 .308 .417 .538 .955 21 0 0 1 0
15 Jack Fisher 18 13 17 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .067 .176 .067 .243 1 0 0 0 0
16 Manuel Gonzalez 25 20 16 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 .071 .188 .071 .259 1 0 0 0 0
17 Donald Gorrondona 21 2 5 0 .000
18 Ed Gunning 23 6 5 0 .000
19 Dave Jordan* 20 35 71 54 7 12 2 0 0 5 0 13 12 .222 .371 .259 .631 14 1 1 2 0
20 Arthur Kay 22 28 86 70 8 14 1 1 0 3 0 13 22 .200 .325 .243 .568 17 0 3 0 0
21 Paul Kelecava* 26 5 5 1 .200
22 Gary Kolod 22 20 18 13 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 3 .231 .267 .308 .574 4 0 3 1 0
23 Ralph Lairmore* 20 14 44 37 5 6 1 0 1 5 0 6 6 .162 .295 .270 .566 10 1 0 0 1
24 John Lang 24 3 5 0 .000
25 Chuck Locke 25 17 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 0 0 0
26 John Mackley 27 110 382 343 23 94 11 0 0 31 0 36 29 .274 .342 .306 .648 105 0 2 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
27 Alfred Marshall? -- 9 19 1 .053
28 Jacques Monette 26 147 570 495 65 119 12 5 25 78 8 71 98 .240 .336 .436 .773 216 1 2 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
29 Richard Niesyto 25 47 15 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .182 .357 .182 .539 2 0 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
30 Milt Pappas 18 3 3 1 .333
31 Jim Pyburn 24 49 199 163 26 44 4 4 3 9 6 34 29 .270 .392 .399 .791 65 0 0 2 1
32 Dave Roberts* 24 44 183 153 24 46 6 2 5 22 1 26 17 .301 .403 .464 .867 71 1 2 1 1
33 James Samford 21 22 61 54 6 14 2 0 0 3 0 4 12 .259 .317 .296 .613 16 1 1 1 0
34 Robert Schmitt 26 39 34 33 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 15 .091 .118 .091 .209 3 0 0 0 0
35 Kelly Searcy* 26 2 4 0 .000
36 Jake Tarr* 25 3 6 1 .167
37 Willie Tasby 24 132 553 482 73 131 25 3 15 86 20 57 67 .272 .349 .429 .779 207 4 3 7 1
38 Kenneth Tippery 21 69 275 231 30 69 8 3 4 35 1 31 26 .299 .377 .411 .788 95 1 7 5 0
39 Gary Walker 20 10 36 30 5 6 1 0 0 2 0 4 3 .200 .294 .233 .527 7 0 2 0 0
39 Players 23.2 154 5780 4962 702 1257 193 55 121 612 98 38 702 770 .253 .343 .388 .731 1923 72 44 43
* - 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 Harvey Angelo? 22 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
2 Jim Archer* 25 11 6 .647 1.89 27 17 14 4 152.0 134 49 32 6 31 4 101 4 0 4 1.086 7.9 0.4 1.8 6.0 3.26
3 Fred Besana* 26 1 4 .200 5.79 5 18.2 17 12 20 1.982 8.2 9.6
4 James Clingan 25 13 10 .565 3.10 33 27 14 2 212.0 204 89 73 12 54 5 100 8 1 5 1.217 8.7 0.5 2.3 4.2 1.85
5 Angelo Dagres* 22 0 0 2
6 Roosevelt Evans 24 12 8 .600 3.52 31 22 11 1 161.0 156 77 63 5 79 2 118 5 0 14 1.460 8.7 0.3 4.4 6.6 1.49
7 Jack Fisher 18 0 5 .000 6.23 13 3 1 0 39.0 45 34 27 2 35 0 22 2 1 6 2.051 10.4 0.5 8.1 5.1 0.63
8 Manuel Gonzalez 25 4 3 .571 3.46 20 4 1 0 52.0 58 23 20 2 32 2 44 0 1 1 1.731 10.0 0.3 5.5 7.6 1.38
9 Donald Gorrondona 21 0 1 .000 2
10 Ed Gunning 23 1 1 .500 6
11 James Johnson 22 1 1 .500 3
12 Dave Jordan* 20 11 10 .524 3.44 32 22 13 2 183.0 169 84 70 5 87 1 96 4 0 8 1.399 8.3 0.2 4.3 4.7 1.10
13 Arthur Kay 22 16 8 .667 2.55 28 24 17 2 208.0 160 75 59 5 83 4 132 1 1 5 1.168 6.9 0.2 3.6 5.7 1.59
14 Paul Kelecava* 26 0 2 .000 5
15 Gary Kolod 22 1 2 .333 4.00 20 5 1 0 63.0 48 32 28 4 45 3 45 5 0 1 1.476 6.9 0.6 6.4 6.4 1.00
16 John Lang 24 1 0 1.000 3
17 Chuck Locke 25 0 1 .000 15
18 Richard Niesyto 25 4 2 .667 1.78 47 0 0 0 76.0 51 20 15 1 35 4 53 1 1 3 1.132 6.0 0.1 4.1 6.3 1.51 Stats for 2 teams
19 Milt Pappas 18 0 1 .000 4.91 3 11.0 12 10 6 10 2.000 9.8 8.2
20 Robert Schmitt* 26 7 8 .467 3.60 39 7 0 0 100.0 102 62 40 3 64 4 53 1 0 4 1.660 9.2 0.3 5.8 4.8 0.83
21 Kelly Searcy* 26 0 0 2
21 Players 23.6 81 73 .526 3.32 154 154 79 75 13 1315.0 1230 641 485 65 626 28 810 41 4 59 1.411 8.4 0.4 4.3 5.5 1.29
* - 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
John Mackley 101 441 29 14 5 .971 4.65 6 Stats for 2 teams
Richard Czekaj 100 533 42 13 9 .978 5.75 16 Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Lairmore 11 56 3 1 1 .983 5.36 1
Dick Contos 10 37 1 1 0 .974 3.80 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Barker 154 1078 101 16 92 .987 7.66
Dave Roberts 10 82 7 1 7 .989 8.90

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Blas Fernandez 71 149 153 13 29 .959 4.25
Kenneth Tippery 33 81 88 8 11 .955 5.12
James Burton 21 56 56 5 15 .957 5.33
James Samford 17 22 31 4 6 .930 3.12
Ray Barker 12 16 28 4 5 .917 3.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leo Burke 47 61 65 7 4 .947 2.68
Robert Barron 39 46 65 4 3 .965 2.85
Kenneth Tippery 33 37 92 9 11 .935 3.91
Blas Fernandez 29 29 50 9 5 .898 2.72
James Burton 22 19 37 6 4 .903 2.55

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Barron 107 180 318 19 49 .963 4.65
Blas Fernandez 41 71 109 9 13 .952 4.39

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jacques Monette 143 266 13 11 3 .962 1.95 Stats for 2 teams
Harvey Angelo 134 231 19 11 1 .958 1.87 Stats for 2 teams
Willie Tasby 131 330 16 15 0 .958 2.64
Angelo Dagres 120 207 13 4 3 .982 1.83
Jim Pyburn 46 86 4 1 0 .989 1.96
Leo Burke 41 68 9 3 0 .963 1.88
Dave Roberts 33 71 1 3 0 .960 2.18
Charles Ferrante 10 14 2 3 1 .842 1.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Niesyto 47 4 9 1 1 .929 0.28 Stats for 2 teams
Robert Schmitt 39 2 17 0 2 1.000 0.49
James Clingan 33 14 33 0 5 1.000 1.42
Dave Jordan 32 5 21 4 1 .867 0.81
Roosevelt Evans 31 14 35 3 1 .942 1.58
Arthur Kay 28 9 26 1 1 .972 1.25
Jim Archer 23 4 17 3 1 .875 0.91
Manuel Gonzalez 20 4 8 0 1 1.000 0.60
Gary Kolod 20 3 12 2 0 .882 0.75
Chuck Locke 15 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.40
Jack Fisher 13 1 7 0 2 1.000 0.62
Ed Gunning 6 0.00
Fred Besana 5 0.00
Paul Kelecava 5 0.00
James Johnson 3 0.00
John Lang 3 0.00
Milt Pappas 3 0.00
Angelo Dagres 2 0.00
Donald Gorrondona 2 0.00
Kelly Searcy 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Harvey Angelo 22 L 5' 8.0" 160 Sep 21, 1934 Houston, TX, US
Jim Archer 25 R L 6' 0.0" 190 May 25, 1932 Max Meadows, VA, US
Ray Barker 21 L R 6' 0.0" 192 Mar 12, 1936 Martinsburg, WV, US
Robert Barron 24 R 6' 0.0" 170 1933
Fred Besana 26 R L 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 5, 1931 Lincoln, CA, US
Leo Burke 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 6, 1934 Hagerstown, MD, US
James Burton 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 20, 1935 Baldwinsville, NY, US
James Clingan 25 R R 6' 2.0" 178 1932
Dick Contos 25 R 5' 9.0" 190 1932
Richard Czekaj 21 R 5' 8.0" 180 Aug 30, 1935 Philadelphia, PA, US
Angelo Dagres 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 22, 1934 Newburyport, MA, US
Bill Diemer 25 R R 5' 10.0" 210 Jul 21, 1931 Woodslee, ON, CA
Roosevelt Evans 24 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 10, 1932 MS, US
Blas Fernandez 24 R 5' 10.0" 170 1933
Charles Ferrante 24 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1933
Jack Fisher 18 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Mar 4, 1939 Frostburg, MD, US
Manuel Gonzalez 25 R R 6' 3.0" 170 1932
Donald Gorrondona 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1936
Ed Gunning 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1934
James Johnson 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1935
Dave Jordan 20 L L 6' 2.0" 184 Apr 7, 1937 La Jolla, CA, US
Arthur Kay 22 R R 5' 9.0" 174 Oct 16, 1934 Belton, SC, US
Paul Kelecava 26 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 16, 1931 Munhall, PA, US
Gary Kolod 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1935
Ralph Lairmore 20 L R 6' 1.0" 187 1937
John Lang 24 R R 6' 4.0" 215 1933
Chuck Locke 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 5, 1932 Malden, MO, US
John Mackley 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 7, 1930 Roan Mountain, TN, US
Alfred Marshall -- Unknown
Jacques Monette 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 30, 1930 Montreal, QC, CA
Richard Niesyto 25 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1932
Milt Pappas 18 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 11, 1939 Detroit, MI, US
Jim Pyburn 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 1, 1932 Fairfield, AL, US
Dave Roberts 24 L L 6' 0.0" 172 Jun 30, 1933 Panama, Panama, PA
James Samford 21 R 5' 11.0" 160 1936
Robert Schmitt 26 R L 5' 9.0" 165 1931
Kelly Searcy 26 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 25, 1931 Nashville, TN, US
Jake Tarr 25 L 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 17, 1932 Trenton, NJ, US
Willie Tasby 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 8, 1933 Shreveport, LA, US
Kenneth Tippery 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1936
Gary Walker 20 R 5' 11.0" 160 1937

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