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1958 Wichita Braves

1958 > Class AAA > 1958 American Association
Overall: 83-71
Scored 696 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-70

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Ben Geraghty
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1957

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 Ed Charles 25 123 470 395 55 112 10 8 6 51 6 61 54 .284 .378 .395 .773 156 3 4 7 4
2 Benjamin Dye* 26 9 15 2 .133
3 Bob Giggie 24 9 4 0 .000
4 Eddie Haas* 23 89 366 313 55 102 26 6 10 46 0 48 44 .326 .413 .543 .956 170 0 3 2 1
5 Bob Hartsfield* 26 15 33 29 2 4 2 0 0 6 0 4 1 .138 .242 .207 .449 6 0 0 0 0
6 Roy Hawes* 31 106 370 322 33 64 11 1 4 36 1 42 46 .199 .289 .276 .565 89 0 3 3 6 Stats for 2 teams
7 Earl Hersh* 26 150 642 536 70 127 16 11 17 98 3 83 93 .237 .339 .403 .742 216 5 7 11 10
8 Ray Holton 32 33 84 67 7 25 0 0 0 7 0 16 4 .373 .488 .373 .861 25 0 0 1 3
9 Ernie Johnson 34 12 24 20 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 8 .050 .130 .050 .180 1 0 1 1 0
10 Dave Jolly 33 36 67 65 6 13 1 0 2 5 0 1 16 .200 .212 .308 .520 20 0 1 0 0
11 Don Kaiser 23 10 14 14 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 .214 .214 .286 .500 4 0 0 0 0
12 Joe Koppe 27 116 517 441 67 109 16 7 9 50 9 57 111 .247 .339 .376 .716 166 5 13 1 2
13 Mike Krsnich 26 2 2 0 .000
14 Dick Littlefield* 32 28 59 52 6 6 3 1 1 8 1 5 21 .115 .203 .269 .473 14 1 0 1 0
15 Joe Lonnett 31 52 178 140 20 28 5 0 2 18 0 33 34 .200 .352 .279 .631 39 1 2 2 4
16 Ken MacKenzie 24 5 6 2 .333
17 Lee Maye* 23 10 17 15 2 4 2 0 1 3 0 2 4 .267 .353 .600 .953 9 0 0 0 0
18 Joe Morgan* 27 133 525 442 60 111 22 4 11 49 6 72 65 .251 .356 .394 .749 174 2 5 4 11
19 Red Murff 37 51 28 25 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 .160 .192 .160 .352 4 0 2 0 0
20 Gerald Nelson 24 1 1 0 .000
21 Don Nottebart 22 21 42 40 2 6 1 0 1 3 0 1 12 .150 .171 .250 .421 10 0 1 0 0
22 Dick Phillips* 26 40 154 138 12 38 3 1 4 14 0 11 10 .275 .322 .399 .721 55 0 2 3 0
23 Juan Pizarro* 21 36 77 73 11 17 6 1 3 11 0 4 15 .233 .273 .466 .738 34 0 0 0 1
24 Claude Raymond 21 33 21 20 1 4 1 1 0 3 0 0 9 .200 .200 .350 .550 7 0 1 0 0
25 Vic Rehm# 22 31 72 64 4 10 2 0 1 4 0 5 25 .156 .229 .234 .463 15 1 2 0 0
26 Ray Rippelmeyer 24 16 34 30 4 9 1 0 0 2 0 1 5 .300 .323 .333 .656 10 0 3 0 0
27 Mel Roach 25 20 82 76 12 20 7 1 1 10 0 5 6 .263 .317 .421 .738 32 1 0 0 1
28 Mike Roarke 27 110 367 321 34 77 16 1 4 36 2 38 30 .240 .318 .333 .651 107 0 5 3 6
29 Ray Shearer 28 142 596 501 81 142 24 7 18 80 5 86 74 .283 .387 .467 .855 234 1 5 3 12
30 Al Spangler* 24 138 587 500 85 146 25 4 3 35 5 63 78 .292 .376 .376 .752 188 7 13 4 6
31 Bob Talbot 31 123 394 363 48 97 18 2 7 51 2 22 26 .267 .308 .386 .693 140 1 4 4 2
32 Corky Valentine 29 43 31 29 3 5 0 0 2 4 0 2 14 .172 .226 .379 .605 11 0 0 0 0
33 Carl Willey 27 8 16 1 .063
34 Casey Wise# 25 75 336 292 37 91 13 4 1 32 3 35 20 .312 .382 .394 .776 115 0 6 3 1
34 Players 26.9 154 5901 5066 696 1317 222 59 104 639 41 669 807 .260 .346 .389 .735 1969 116 29 83 54 64
* - 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 Giggie 24 1 1 .500 9
2 Charlie Gorin* 30 0 0 4
3 Ernie Johnson 34 7 2 .778 2.90 12 7 3 1 62.0 52 22 20 5 12 2 39 2 0 0 1.032 7.5 0.7 1.7 5.7 3.25
4 Dave Jolly 33 10 11 .476 3.89 36 28 2 0 185.0 172 101 80 18 106 11 121 8 1 5 1.503 8.4 0.9 5.2 5.9 1.14
5 Don Kaiser 23 2 2 .500 6.09 10 7 0 0 34.0 44 28 23 3 15 1 9 1 0 3 1.735 11.6 0.8 4.0 2.4 0.60
6 Dick Littlefield* 32 13 4 .765 2.93 26 17 11 3 135.0 118 49 44 8 36 4 84 0 0 1 1.141 7.9 0.5 2.4 5.6 2.33
7 Ken MacKenzie* 24 1 1 .500 5
8 Red Murff 37 11 5 .688 1.80 51 2 2 0 110.0 84 26 22 3 33 15 54 2 0 2 1.064 6.9 0.2 2.7 4.4 1.64
9 Gerald Nelson 24 0 0 1
10 Don Nottebart 22 4 8 .333 4.50 21 18 4 0 108.0 114 66 54 13 46 4 44 1 0 2 1.481 9.5 1.1 3.8 3.7 0.96
11 Juan Pizarro* 21 9 10 .474 2.84 23 20 16 3 165.0 127 63 52 9 69 1 158 4 1 10 1.188 6.9 0.5 3.8 8.6 2.29
12 Claude Raymond 21 3 6 .333 3.84 33 3 1 0 75.0 79 40 32 6 25 3 49 1 0 1 1.387 9.5 0.7 3.0 5.9 1.96
13 Vic Rehm* 22 11 8 .579 3.08 31 30 10 2 196.0 149 78 67 10 87 8 131 1 0 8 1.204 6.8 0.5 4.0 6.0 1.51
14 Ray Rippelmeyer 24 4 3 .571 4.17 14 8 3 0 69.0 70 45 32 8 23 4 30 3 1 1 1.348 9.1 1.0 3.0 3.9 1.30
15 Corky Valentine 29 4 7 .364 4.17 43 0 0 0 108.0 111 56 50 11 36 11 50 3 0 2 1.361 9.2 0.9 3.0 4.2 1.39
16 Carl Willey 27 3 3 .500 2.70 7 7 3 2 50.0 41 17 15 2 19 0 41 0 0 0 1.200 7.4 0.4 3.4 7.4 2.16
16 Players 27.4 83 71 .539 3.51 154 154 98 56 11 1347.0 1224 630 525 104 525 69 836 26 3 36 1.298 8.2 0.7 3.5 5.6 1.59
* - 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
Mike Roarke 99 547 59 10 11 .984 6.12 4
Joe Lonnett 45 261 21 2 5 .993 6.27 6
Ray Holton 22 124 12 1 3 .993 6.18 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Hersh 128 1074 86 21 113 .982 9.06
Roy Hawes 85 672 63 11 75 .985 8.65 Stats for 2 teams
Mel Roach 20 154 11 5 13 .971 8.25

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Charles 75 156 197 13 49 .964 4.71
Casey Wise 75 205 213 11 61 .974 5.57

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Morgan 104 84 204 16 26 .947 2.77
Ed Charles 38 31 71 5 7 .953 2.68
Dick Phillips 12 6 18 2 2 .923 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Koppe 116 204 328 32 76 .943 4.59
Dick Phillips 22 38 58 11 9 .897 4.36
Joe Morgan 18 36 67 7 14 .936 5.72

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Shearer 142 266 10 6 6 .979 1.94
Al Spangler 132 340 17 6 3 .983 2.70
Bob Talbot 103 190 10 5 2 .976 1.94
Eddie Haas 85 120 9 6 2 .956 1.52
Earl Hersh 22 32 3 2 1 .946 1.59
Roy Hawes 12 9 0 1 0 .900 0.75 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Red Murff 51 7 26 1 5 .971 0.65
Corky Valentine 43 3 16 2 1 .905 0.44
Dave Jolly 36 8 25 3 3 .917 0.92
Claude Raymond 33 2 11 0 1 1.000 0.39
Vic Rehm 31 10 21 4 2 .886 1.00
Dick Littlefield 26 6 12 1 1 .947 0.69
Juan Pizarro 23 5 36 2 3 .953 1.78
Don Nottebart 21 13 18 1 4 .969 1.48
Ray Rippelmeyer 14 12 10 0 1 1.000 1.57
Ernie Johnson 12 6 5 0 1 1.000 0.92
Don Kaiser 10 0 8 0 0 1.000 0.80
Bob Giggie 9 0.00
Carl Willey 7 0.00
Ken MacKenzie 5 0.00
Charlie Gorin 4 0.00
Gerald Nelson 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ed Charles 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 29, 1933 Daytona Beach, FL, US
Benjamin Dye 26 L R 6' 0.0" 180 1932 Hartwood, VA, US
Bob Giggie 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 13, 1933 Dorchester, MA, US
Charlie Gorin 30 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Feb 6, 1928 Waco, TX, US
Eddie Haas 23 L R 5' 11.0" 178 May 26, 1935 Paducah, KY, US
Bob Hartsfield 26 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Dec 15, 1931 Atlanta, GA, US
Roy Hawes 31 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 5, 1926 Shiloh, IL, US
Earl Hersh 26 L L 6' 0.0" 205 May 21, 1932 Ebbvale, MD, US
Ray Holton 32 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Dec 28, 1925
Ernie Johnson 34 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 16, 1924 Brattleboro, VT, US
Dave Jolly 33 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Oct 14, 1924 Stony Point, NC, US
Don Kaiser 23 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Feb 3, 1935 Byng, OK, US
Joe Koppe 27 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 19, 1930 Detroit, MI, US
Mike Krsnich 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 24, 1931 West Allis, WI, US
Dick Littlefield 32 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 18, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Joe Lonnett 31 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 7, 1927 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Ken MacKenzie 24 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 10, 1934 Gore Bay, ON, CA
Lee Maye 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 11, 1934 Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Joe Morgan 27 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 19, 1930 Walpole, MA, US
Red Murff 37 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 1, 1921 Burlington, TX, US
Gerald Nelson 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 1, 1934 Beaumont, TX, US
Don Nottebart 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 23, 1936 West Newton, MA, US
Dick Phillips 26 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 24, 1931 Racine, WI, US
Juan Pizarro 21 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 7, 1937 Santurce, PR
Claude Raymond 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 7, 1937 St. Jean, QC, CA
Vic Rehm 22 S L 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 16, 1936 Carlyle, IL, US
Ray Rippelmeyer 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 9, 1933 Valmeyer, IL, US
Mel Roach 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 25, 1933 Richmond, VA, US
Mike Roarke 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 8, 1930 West Warwick, RI, US
Ray Shearer 28 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 19, 1929 Jacobus, PA, US
Al Spangler 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 8, 1933 Philadelphia, PA, US
Bob Talbot 31 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 6, 1927 Visalia, CA, US
Corky Valentine 29 R R 6' 1.0" 203 Jan 4, 1929 Troy, OH, US
Carl Willey 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 6, 1931 Cherryfield, ME, US
Casey Wise 25 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 8, 1932 Lafayette, IN, US

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