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1957 Houston Buffaloes

1957 > Class AA > 1957 Texas League
Overall: 97-57
Scored 645 runs, Allowed 471 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 99-55

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Harry Walker
Represented: Houston, TX
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 Herb Adams* 29 136 603 553 67 148 18 4 0 46 5 7 43 13 .268 .322 .315 .637 174 2 4 1
2 Tony Alomar 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Ruben Amaro 21 142 529 451 50 100 17 0 3 46 4 3 65 36 .222 .324 .279 .603 126 4 7 2
4 Asdrubal Baro 30 108 469 405 65 117 16 2 7 51 5 5 52 23 .289 .372 .390 .762 158 4 4 4
5 Ronald Bennett* 25 21 62 54 10 7 3 0 2 5 1 0 7 9 .130 .242 .296 .538 16 1 0 0
6 Pidge Browne* 28 133 514 435 55 125 27 2 12 80 1 3 71 58 .287 .383 .441 .824 192 0 2 6
7 Nelson Burbrink 35 123 431 373 44 115 18 3 0 44 4 2 57 21 .308 .399 .373 .772 139 0 0 1
8 Nelson Chittum 24 40 96 86 3 16 1 0 1 5 0 0 2 21 .186 .205 .233 .437 20 0 8 0
9 Phil Clark 24 63 33 31 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 12 .065 .121 .065 .186 2 0 0 0
10 Ray Dabek 30 67 187 167 17 48 7 0 6 34 0 0 12 20 .287 .337 .437 .774 73 1 6 1
11 Jose Garcia 24 20 76 68 5 13 2 0 0 4 0 1 6 6 .191 .263 .221 .484 15 1 0 1
12 Tom Hughes* 22 31 75 70 8 13 2 1 2 10 1 0 2 17 .186 .208 .329 .537 23 0 3 0
13 Harry Keister* 25 105 417 367 46 82 17 3 12 48 6 4 43 52 .223 .305 .384 .689 141 2 1 4
14 Edwin Little 27 127 493 441 69 107 24 1 30 64 1 1 44 117 .243 .310 .506 .816 223 2 0 6 Stats for 2 teams
15 Fred McAlister 29 62 184 173 12 37 6 1 2 12 0 2 9 26 .214 .253 .295 .548 51 0 2 0
16 James McArdle 27 5 13 2 .154
17 Joe McClain 24 10 22 19 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .158 .238 .211 .449 4 0 1 0
18 Billy Muffett 26 25 70 61 6 16 3 0 0 8 0 0 5 10 .262 .313 .311 .625 19 0 3 1
19 Donald Mumm* 27 34 23 22 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .273 .304 .273 .577 6 0 0 0
20 Howie Nunn 21 34 77 65 9 13 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 14 .200 .278 .215 .493 14 0 5 0
21 Ernest Palmieri 22 5 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Billy Queen 28 54 209 188 20 45 9 1 4 24 1 1 19 14 .239 .306 .362 .668 68 0 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
23 Wally Shannon* 24 143 572 522 73 135 15 2 3 29 1 2 35 37 .259 .305 .312 .617 163 0 14 1
24 Tony Stathos* 24 9 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Benny Valenzuela 24 146 616 556 86 159 37 3 24 90 0 2 55 34 .286 .348 .493 .841 274 0 1 4
26 Harry Walker* 40 62 169 153 28 44 11 1 1 16 0 0 13 10 .288 .345 .392 .737 60 1 1 1
27 Ted Wieand 24 34 76 69 3 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 28 .116 .139 .145 .284 10 0 4 1
28 Alan Willner 24 16 39 33 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 6 3 .030 .179 .030 .210 1 0 0 0
28 Players 27.0 154 5716 5060 645 1283 225 23 89 575 33 37 531 528 .254 .324 .360 .684 1821 104 18 69 38 60
* - 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 Nelson Chittum 24 16 12 .571 3.38 37 31 14 3 234.0 223 98 88 13 72 9 145 4 2 1 1.261 8.6 0.5 2.8 5.6 2.01
2 Phil Clark 24 16 6 .727 1.83 63 0 0 0 123.0 81 27 25 3 33 3 85 0 0 3 0.927 5.9 0.2 2.4 6.2 2.58
3 Tom Hughes 22 14 4 .778 2.87 30 24 11 4 185.0 149 66 59 8 94 2 122 1 0 2 1.314 7.2 0.4 4.6 5.9 1.30
4 Joe McClain 24 3 3 .500 2.90 10 10 4 0 62.0 60 25 20 3 21 0 34 4 0 0 1.306 8.7 0.4 3.0 4.9 1.62
5 Billy Muffett 26 14 6 .700 2.20 25 22 14 4 188.0 142 49 46 6 64 6 139 5 0 3 1.096 6.8 0.3 3.1 6.7 2.17
6 Donald Mumm* 27 2 2 .500 2.14 34 4 0 0 80.0 68 22 19 4 29 8 33 3 0 1 1.212 7.6 0.4 3.3 3.7 1.14
7 Howie Nunn 21 16 7 .696 2.97 34 28 10 5 212.0 190 84 70 16 60 4 97 5 0 3 1.179 8.1 0.7 2.5 4.1 1.62
8 Ernest Palmieri 22 1 2 .333 5
9 Tony Stathos* 24 2 1 .667 4
10 Harry Walker 40 0 0 2
11 Ted Wieand 24 13 14 .481 2.83 34 29 14 3 223.0 186 76 70 11 62 2 127 11 0 4 1.112 7.5 0.4 2.5 5.1 2.05
11 Players 23.8 97 57 .630 2.68 154 154 85 69 23 1364.0 1223 471 406 72 461 35 819 28 2 17 1.235 8.1 0.5 3.0 5.4 1.78
* - 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
Nelson Burbrink 114 624 58 7 6 .990 5.98 6
Ray Dabek 50 232 16 2 1 .992 4.96 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edwin Little 118 986 80 13 102 .988 9.03 Stats for 2 teams
Pidge Browne 103 934 37 10 76 .990 9.43
Billy Queen 12 94 12 2 16 .981 8.83 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Shannon 143 307 380 13 78 .981 4.80
Fred McAlister 21 48 59 1 17 .991 5.10

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benny Valenzuela 146 129 306 18 25 .960 2.98
Fred McAlister 16 10 28 0 2 1.000 2.38

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ruben Amaro 141 243 430 35 84 .951 4.77
Fred McAlister 18 39 46 2 6 .977 4.72

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Asdrubal Baro 97 178 3 5 1 .973 1.87
Harry Walker 19 23 3 0 1 1.000 1.37
Ronald Bennett 14 22 2 0 0 1.000 1.71
Harry Keister 14 14 4 1 0 .947 1.29
Billy Queen 12 16 2 0 1 1.000 1.50 Stats for 2 teams
Jose Garcia 11 15 2 0 1 1.000 1.55

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Herb Adams 135 340 13 0 3 1.000 2.61
Harry Walker 13 24 1 3 0 .893 1.92

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Keister 81 153 8 1 0 .994 1.99
Billy Queen 30 37 5 1 0 .977 1.40 Stats for 2 teams
Pidge Browne 22 20 1 1 0 .955 0.95
Alan Willner 12 12 1 0 0 1.000 1.08
Jose Garcia 11 19 0 0 0 1.000 1.73

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Clark 63 7 25 1 2 .970 0.51
Nelson Chittum 37 11 69 5 2 .941 2.16
Donald Mumm 34 8 17 1 3 .962 0.74
Howie Nunn 34 7 51 4 4 .935 1.71
Ted Wieand 34 14 31 0 2 1.000 1.32
Tom Hughes 30 11 34 0 1 1.000 1.50
Billy Muffett 25 7 26 2 4 .943 1.32
Joe McClain 10 1 8 0 2 1.000 0.90
Ernest Palmieri 5 0.00
Tony Stathos 4 0.00
Harry Walker 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Herb Adams 29 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 14, 1928 Hollywood, CA, US
Tony Alomar 23 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Dec 11, 1933 Santurce, PR
Ruben Amaro 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 6, 1936 Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MX
Asdrubal Baro 30 R R 5' 10.0" 172 Nov 21, 1926 Mayari, Holguin, CU
Ronald Bennett 25 L 5' 8.0" 175 1932
Pidge Browne 28 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 21, 1929 Peekskill, NY, US
Nelson Burbrink 35 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Dec 28, 1921 Cincinnati, OH, US
Nelson Chittum 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 25, 1933 Harrisonburg, VA, US
Phil Clark 24 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 3, 1932 Albany, GA, US
Ray Dabek 30 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 8, 1927 Buffalo, NY, US
Jose Garcia 24 R R 5' 8.0" 180 1933
Tom Hughes 22 L R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 13, 1934 Ancon, Canal Zone, PA
Harry Keister 25 L L 6' 2.0" 188 1932
Edwin Little 27 R 6' 2.0" 220 Aug 16, 1929 Grandville, MI, US
Fred McAlister 29 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 1, 1928 Lynchburg, VA, US
James McArdle 27 R 5' 11.0" 195 1930
Joe McClain 24 R R 6' 0.0" 183 May 5, 1933 Johnson City, TN, US
Billy Muffett 26 R R 6' 1.0" 198 Sep 21, 1930 Hammond, IN, US
Donald Mumm 27 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1930
Howie Nunn 21 R R 6' 0.0" 173 Oct 18, 1935 Westfield, NC, US
Ernest Palmieri 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 20, 1934 New York, NY, US
Billy Queen 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 28, 1928 Gastonia, NC, US
Wally Shannon 24 L R 6' 0.0" 178 Jan 23, 1933 Cleveland, OH, US
Tony Stathos 24 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 30, 1932 Sacramento, CA, US
Benny Valenzuela 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 2, 1933 Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX
Harry Walker 40 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 22, 1916 Pascagoula, MS, US
Ted Wieand 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 4, 1933 Walnutport, PA, US
Alan Willner 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1933

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