Mobile Site You Are Here > > > > 1958 Wichita Braves

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
1Ed Charles251234703955511210865166154.284.378.395.7731563474
2Benjamin Dye*269152.133
3Bob Giggie24940.000
4Eddie Haas*238936631355102266104604844.326.413.543.9561700321
5Bob Hartsfield*26153329242006041.
6Roy Hawes*31106370322336411143614246. for 2 teams
7Earl Hersh*26150642536701271611179838393.237.339.403.742216571110
8Ray Holton3233846772500070164.373.488.373.861250013
9Ernie Johnson34122420210002028.
10Dave Jolly3336676561310250116.200.212.308.520200100
11Don Kaiser23101414031002006.
12Joe Koppe2711651744167109167950957111.247.339.376.71616651312
13Mike Krsnich26220.000
14Dick Littlefield*322859526631181521.
15Joe Lonnett315217814020285021803334.200.352.279.631391224
16Ken MacKenzie24562.333
17Lee Maye*23101715242013024.267.353.600.95390000
18Joe Morgan*2713352544260111224114967265.251.356.394.74917425411
19Red Murff37512825140003014.
20Gerry Nelson24110.000
21Don Nottebart222142402610130112.
22Dick Phillips*264015413812383141401110.275.322.399.721550230
23Juan Pizarro*213677731117613110415.233.273.466.738340001
24Claude Raymond21332120141103009.200.200.350.55070100
25Vic Rehm#2231726441020140525.
26Ray Rippelmeyer24163430491002015.300.323.333.656100300
27Mel Roach25208276122071110056.263.317.421.738321001
28Mike Roarke27110367321347716143623830.240.318.333.6511070536
29Ray Shearer2814259650181142247188058674.283.387.467.85523415312
30Al Spangler*241385875008514625433556378.292.376.376.75218871346
31Bob Talbot31123394363489718275122226.267.308.386.6931401442
32Corky Valentine294331293500240214.172.226.379.605110000
33Carl Willey278161.063
34Casey Wise#2575336292379113413233520.312.382.394.7761150631
34 Players26.91545901506669613172225910463941669807.260.346.389.735196911629835464
* - 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
1Bob Giggie2411.5009
2Charlie Gorin*30004
3Ernie Johnson3472.7782.901273162.05222205122392001.0327.
4Dave Jolly331011.4763.89362820185.01721018018106111218151.5038.
5Don Kaiser2322.5006.091070034.0442823315191031.73511.
6Dick Littlefield*32134.7652.932617113135.011849448364840011.1417.
7Ken MacKenzie*2411.5005
8Red Murff37115.6881.8051220110.084262233315542021.0646.
9Gerry Nelson24001
10Don Nottebart2248.3334.50211840108.0114665413464441021.4819.
11Juan Pizarro*21910.4742.842320163165.01276352969115841101.1886.
12Claude Raymond2136.3333.843331075.07940326253491011.3879.
13Vic Rehm*22118.5793.083130102196.01497867108781311081.2046.
14Ray Rippelmeyer2443.5714.171483069.07045328234303111.3489.
15Corky Valentine2947.3644.1743000108.01115650113611503021.3619.
16Carl Willey2733.5002.70773250.04117152190410001.2007.
16 Players27.48371.5393.511541549856111347.0122463052510452569836263361.2988.
* - 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


Mike Roarke99547591011.9846.124
Joe Lonnett452612125.9936.276
Ray Holton221241213.9936.180


Earl Hersh12810748621113.9829.06
Roy Hawes85672631175.9858.65Stats for 2 teams
Mel Roach2015411513.9718.25


Ed Charles751561971349.9644.71
Casey Wise752052131161.9745.57


Joe Morgan104842041626.9472.77
Ed Charles38317157.9532.68
Dick Phillips1261822.9232.00


Joe Koppe1162043283276.9434.59
Dick Phillips223858119.8974.36
Joe Morgan183667714.9365.72


Ray Shearer1422661066.9791.94
Al Spangler1323401763.9832.70
Bob Talbot1031901052.9761.94
Eddie Haas85120962.9561.52
Earl Hersh2232321.9461.59
Roy Hawes129010.9000.75Stats for 2 teams


Red Murff5172615.9710.65
Corky Valentine4331621.9050.44
Dave Jolly3682533.9170.92
Claude Raymond33211011.0000.39
Vic Rehm31102142.8861.00
Dick Littlefield2661211.9470.69
Juan Pizarro2353623.9531.78
Don Nottebart21131814.9691.48
Ray Rippelmeyer141210011.0001.57
Ernie Johnson1265011.0000.92
Don Kaiser1008001.0000.80
Bob Giggie90.00
Carl Willey70.00
Ken MacKenzie50.00
Charlie Gorin40.00
Gerry Nelson10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ed Charles25RR5' 10.0"170Apr 29, 1933Daytona Beach, FL, US
Benjamin Dye26LR6' 0.0"1801932Hartwood, VA, US
Bob Giggie24RR6' 1.0"200Aug 13, 1933Dorchester, MA, US
Charlie Gorin30LL5' 10.0"165Feb 6, 1928Waco, TX, US
Eddie Haas23LR5' 11.0"178May 26, 1935Paducah, KY, US
Bob Hartsfield26LR5' 9.0"180Dec 15, 1931Atlanta, GA, US
Roy Hawes31LL6' 2.0"190Jul 5, 1926Shiloh, IL, US
Earl Hersh26LL6' 0.0"205May 21, 1932Ebbvale, MD, US
Ray Holton32RR5' 10.0"190Dec 28, 1925
Ernie Johnson34RR6' 3.0"190Jun 16, 1924Brattleboro, VT, US
Dave Jolly33RR6' 0.0"160Oct 14, 1924Stony Point, NC, US
Don Kaiser23RR6' 5.0"195Feb 3, 1935Byng, OK, US
Joe Koppe27RR5' 10.0"165Oct 19, 1930Detroit, MI, US
Mike Krsnich26RR6' 1.0"190Sep 24, 1931West Allis, WI, US
Dick Littlefield32LL6' 0.0"180Mar 18, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Joe Lonnett31RR5' 10.0"180Feb 7, 1927Beaver Falls, PA, US
Ken MacKenzie24RL6' 0.0"185Mar 10, 1934Gore Bay, ON, CA
Lee Maye23LR6' 2.0"190Dec 11, 1934Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Joe Morgan27LR5' 10.0"170Nov 19, 1930Walpole, MA, US
Red Murff37RR6' 3.0"195Apr 1, 1921Burlington, TX, US
Gerry Nelson24RR6' 3.0"200Apr 1, 1934Beaumont, TX, US
Don Nottebart22RR6' 1.0"190Jan 23, 1936West Newton, MA, US
Dick Phillips26LR6' 0.0"180Nov 24, 1931Racine, WI, US
Juan Pizarro21LL5' 11.0"170Feb 7, 1937Santurce, PR
Claude Raymond21RR5' 10.0"175May 7, 1937St. Jean, QC, CA
Vic Rehm22SL6' 4.0"200Feb 16, 1936Carlyle, IL, US
Ray Rippelmeyer24RR6' 3.0"200Jul 9, 1933Valmeyer, IL, US
Mel Roach25RR6' 1.0"190Jan 25, 1933Richmond, VA, US
Mike Roarke27RR6' 2.0"195Nov 8, 1930West Warwick, RI, US
Ray Shearer28RR6' 0.0"200Sep 19, 1929Jacobus, PA, US
Al Spangler24LL6' 0.0"175Jul 8, 1933Philadelphia, PA, US
Bob Talbot31RR6' 0.0"170Jun 6, 1927Visalia, CA, US
Corky Valentine29RR6' 1.0"203Jan 4, 1929Troy, OH, US
Carl Willey27RR6' 0.0"175Jun 6, 1931Cherryfield, ME, US
Casey Wise25SR6' 0.0"170Sep 8, 1932Lafayette, IN, 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 and