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1957 Erie Sailors

1957 > Class D > 1957 New York-Pennsylvania League
Overall: 70-47
Scored 703 runs, Allowed 591 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-49

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Chuck Kress
Represented: Erie, PA
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 Clifford Adams 20 25 45 9 0 0 0 .200 .200 9
2 Jack Arrigo 21 7 15 3 .200
3 Frank Azzarito? 23 8 16 3 .188
4 Jere Barto# 21 26 55 15 0 0 1 .273 .327 18
5 Jim Branch* 19 14 38 10 1 1 0 .263 .342 13
6 Donald Bridges 19 27 48 9 1 0 0 .188 .208 10
7 Dale Bruns -- 9 11 0 .000
8 Ted Brzenk 19 114 416 117 26 6 11 .281 .452 188
9 Herbert Duncan* 20 16 46 8 3 2 0 .174 .326 15
10 Frank Franchi 21 90 324 103 26 2 11 .318 .512 166
11 William Frentz 23 19 36 3 1 0 0 .083 .111 4
12 Paul Gatza 21 41 102 18 2 0 1 .176 .225 23
13 Thomas Gonzalez 19 24 85 25 5 3 1 .294 .459 39
14 Fleming Gregory 22 32 120 31 7 1 1 .258 .358 43
15 Alfred Henningham* 22 6 5 1 .200
16 Chuck Kress* 35 65 171 55 16 1 7 .322 .550 94
17 Dick McAuliffe* 17 60 175 36 9 0 0 .206 .257 45
18 George McCue* 23 94 359 105 22 7 7 .292 .451 162
19 Dennis Mendyk 21 29 104 34 6 1 4 .327 .519 54
20 Paul Nickell* 22 40 154 55 6 1 5 .357 .506 78
21 Thomas O'Brien* 24 16 51 11 3 1 0 .216 .314 16
22 William Page 22 9 10 1 .100
23 Dave Pleznac 20 23 82 17 2 0 0 .207 .232 19
24 Wilber Risser* 20 115 445 140 22 9 2 .315 .418 186
25 Buck Rodgers# 18 114 430 127 26 4 12 .295 .458 197
26 Frederick Swertfager 19 25 31 5 0 0 0 .161 .161 5
27 Thomas Trammel 20 31 57 10 1 1 0 .175 .228 13
28 George White 18 21 79 16 3 1 0 .203 .266 21
29 Jake Wood 20 102 415 132 25 8 15 .318 .525 218
29 Players 20.8 117 4611 3966 703 1103 217 49 80 609 108 570 607 .278 .365 .418 .783 1658 31 44
* - 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 Clifford Adams 20 7 5 .583 3.42 24 13 121.0 131 52 46 8 32 1.347 9.7 0.6 2.4
2 Jere Barto 21 8 2 .800 3.64 24 17 136.0 103 76 55 3 105 1.529 6.8 0.2 6.9
3 Donald Bridges 19 9 6 .600 3.12 27 13 130.0 127 73 45 10 57 1.415 8.8 0.7 3.9
4 Dale Bruns -- 2 3 .400 3.65 9 5 37.0 42 28 15 1 17 1.595 10.2 0.2 4.1
5 Vincent Cummings 20 0 1 .000 6
6 Herbert Duncan 20 0 1 .000 2
7 William Frentz 23 9 3 .750 2.64 19 11 99.0 107 53 29 2 34 1.424 9.7 0.2 3.1
8 Paul Gatza 21 11 5 .688 3.90 26 20 164.0 168 88 71 12 76 1.488 9.2 0.7 4.2
9 Alfred Henningham* 22 2 2 .500 6
10 Chuck Kress* 35 0 1 .000 1
11 William Page 22 0 3 .000 5.06 9 3 32.0 29 19 18 1 21 1.562 8.2 0.3 5.9
12 Frederick Swertfager 19 8 5 .615 4.00 25 12 90.0 97 57 40 2 60 1.744 9.7 0.2 6.0
13 Thomas Trammel* 20 9 9 .500 4.63 30 18 138.0 129 91 71 9 94 1.616 8.4 0.6 6.1
13 Players 20.5 70 47 .598 3.82 117 117 60 57 10 1024.0 1027 591 435 55 530 647 31 3 39 1.521 9.0 0.5 4.7 5.7 1.22
* - 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
Thomas Trammel 30 0.00
Donald Bridges 27 0.00
Paul Gatza 26 0.00
Frederick Swertfager 25 0.00
Clifford Adams 24 0.00
Jere Barto 24 0.00
William Frentz 19 0.00
Dale Bruns 9 0.00
William Page 9 0.00
Vincent Cummings 6 0.00
Alfred Henningham 6 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Clifford Adams 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 6, 1937
Jack Arrigo 21 R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 3, 1935 Cleveland, OH, US
Frank Azzarito 23 Feb 13, 1934
Jere Barto 21 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 7, 1935 Manheim, PA, US
Jim Branch 19 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1938
Donald Bridges 19 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1938
Dale Bruns -- R R 6' 1.0" 190 Unknown
Ted Brzenk 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Vincent Cummings 20 R R 6' 1.0" 160 1937
Herbert Duncan 20 L R 6' 0.0" 180 1937
Frank Franchi 21 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1936
William Frentz 23 R R 6' 4.0" 1934
Paul Gatza 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1936
Thomas Gonzalez 19 R 5' 6.0" 160 1938
Fleming Gregory 22 R 5' 8.0" 170 1935
Alfred Henningham 22 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1935
Chuck Kress 35 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1921 Philadelphia, PA, US
Dick McAuliffe 17 L R 5' 11.0" 176 Nov 29, 1939 Hartford, CT, US
George McCue 23 L L 5' 10.0" 160 1934
Dennis Mendyk 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1936
Paul Nickell 22 L 6' 1.0" 190 1935
Thomas O'Brien 24 L 5' 10.0" 165 1933
William Page 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Dave Pleznac 20 R 5' 8.0" 160 1937
Wilber Risser 20 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1937
Buck Rodgers 18 S R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 16, 1938 Delaware, OH, US
Frederick Swertfager 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1938
Thomas Trammel 20 R L 5' 11.0" 185 1937
George White 18 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1939
Jake Wood 20 R R 6' 1.0" 163 Jun 22, 1937 Elizabeth, NJ, US

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