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1956 Charleston Senators

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 American Association
Overall: 74-79
Scored 669 runs, Allowed 635 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-73

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Charlie Metro and Frank Skaff
Represented: Charleston, WV
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Reno Bertoia2112551344670129267126734679.289.361.460.8212052948
2Bud Black23242622052004004.227.217.318.53670031
3Bob Bruce23220000.000.0000
4Jim Bunning2424645871130190010.
5Harry Byrd312465585800050213.
6Harry Coe*233111.000
7Steve Demeter2147188174234212142101226.241.294.391.685684110
8Benjamin Downs*26215245794003075.200.308.289.597130000
9Don Eggert271013463113571124135512568.228.287.418.7051308253Stats for 2 teams
10Van Fletcher31810000.000.0000
11Roy Hawes*2912148142661128231094924382.300.372.465.8361985723Stats for 2 teams
12Buddy Hicks#29341441221932525911911.262.371.459.830562210
13William Hoffer25163632680002144.250.333.250.58381000
14Gene Host#2340908071141050721.
15Emil Karlik*242393801420212130127.250.355.375.730301100
16Chick King25120327300396313672571972.210.269.363.6321092530
17Chuck Kress*34117428356459316175276151.261.364.371.7351324056
18Charlie Lau*231103833223283114125314948.258.361.429.7901386615
19Lou Limmer*31933623074686152145834826.280.378.479.85714710223
20Carl Linhart*261240394101003005.
21Duke Maas27112221130001017.
22Harry Malmberg301396085466916032365434639.293.354.396.7492169763
23Dick Marlowe27202220160003028.300.364.300.66460000
24Ed McGhee3112148143170114134166234359.265.331.425.75618315214
25Bob Miller20152721270103033.333.417.429.84590030
26Joe Presko273355496103024048.204.264.388.652193020
27Jim Robertson284514712219306041821818.246.345.393.738480223
28Ron Samford261245264846613129544382748.271.315.376.69118210582
29Tom Sarna227153.200
30Malcolm Simmons21810000.000.0000
31Bill Stewart285116412827327251803220.250.398.453.851583031
32Walt Streuli201554512112016035.216.259.314.573164000
33Jim Stump24551.200
34Bobby Tiefenauer264735280210010513.
35Coot Veal2320756510162206195.246.338.338.676223010
36Ken Walters223915013820358072311127.254.313.464.777643100
37Ronald Witucki227245.208
38Pete Wojey36671.143
39Hal Woodeshick232661574500030326.
40Tom Wright*325117715918392132001330.245.303.327.630524122Stats for 2 teams
40 Players27.01545648500266912622334812263143490757.252.323.391.71419579848674153
* - 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
1Bud Black2342.6673.092452070.07229245152111011.2439.
2Bob Bruce2301.0002
3Jim Bunning24911.4503.53222180163.01427064175601440001.2157.
4Harry Byrd3189.4714.06242191153.0171766914335714011.33310.
5Harry Coe*2301.0003
6Van Fletcher31008
7Gene Host*231315.4644.014030141229.02191201021592314510241.3588.
8Joe Lewis2501.0002
9Duke Maas2763.6672.391196264.0521717391360000.9537.
10Dick Marlowe2715.1675.582082071.08947447237411001.57711.
11Bob Miller*2043.5713.901384067.06129293251391021.2848.
12Joe Presko2797.5633.73331993152.0155786315464823021.3229.
13Malcolm Simmons2102.0008
14Jim Stump2401.0005
15Bobby Tiefenauer26712.3683.2147200112.010644406291465001.2058.
16Pete Wojey3611.5006
17Hal Woodeshick*23125.7062.752621102157.013553489610727041.2487.
17 Players25.37479.4843.84154154896591315.0130563556110044524730412201.3318.
* - 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


Charlie Lau9947552107.9815.3211
Jim Robertson431982252.9785.122
Walt Streuli1580621.9775.732


Lou Limmer7263048554.9939.42
Chuck Kress4839834238.9959.00
Harry Malmberg34322150291.0009.91
Roy Hawes2115311417.9767.81Stats for 2 teams


Harry Malmberg84191249758.9845.24
Ron Samford4382120424.9814.70
Reno Bertoia347889418.9774.91


Reno Bertoia61641162210.8912.95
Don Eggert555686107.9342.58Stats for 2 teams
Steve Demeter42399567.9573.19
Harry Malmberg23173613.9812.30


Ron Samford701312311349.9655.17
Reno Bertoia335984815.9474.33
Buddy Hicks335196313.9804.45
Coot Veal183455513.9474.94


Ed McGhee1202491234.9892.18
Chick King113219651.9781.99
Roy Hawes10520210141.9382.02Stats for 2 teams
Chuck Kress5777322.9761.40
Tom Wright4466522.9731.61Stats for 2 teams
Bill Stewart4375230.9631.79
Don Eggert3544320.9591.34Stats for 2 teams
Ken Walters33494011.0001.61
Emil Karlik2238140.9071.77
Lou Limmer16220001.0001.38
Benjamin Downs10171001.0001.80
Carl Linhart1020110.9552.10


Bobby Tiefenauer47103010.9760.85
Gene Host4035410.9831.43
Joe Presko33112923.9521.21
Hal Woodeshick2694523.9642.08
Bud Black2431611.9500.79
Harry Byrd241115011.0001.08
Jim Bunning22101822.9331.27
Dick Marlowe2086011.0000.70
Bob Miller13711001.0001.38
Duke Maas1121110.9291.18
Van Fletcher80.00
Malcolm Simmons80.00
Pete Wojey60.00
Jim Stump50.00
Harry Coe30.00
Bob Bruce20.00
Joe Lewis20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Reno Bertoia21RR5' 11.0"185Jan 8, 1935San Vito al Tagliamento, IT
Bud Black23RR6' 3.0"197Jul 9, 1932St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Bruce23RR6' 3.0"200May 16, 1933Detroit, MI, US
Jim Bunning24RR6' 3.0"190Oct 23, 1931Southgate, KY, US
Harry Byrd31RR6' 1.0"188Feb 3, 1925Darlington, SC, US
Harry Coe23LL6' 1.0"163Feb 13, 1933Brooklyn, NY, US
Steve Demeter21RR5' 9.0"185Jan 27, 1935Homer City, PA, US
Benjamin Downs26LR6' 2.0"200Aug 13, 1929Highland Park, MI, US
Don Eggert27RR6' 0.0"177Aug 2, 1928Milwaukee, WI, US
Van Fletcher31RR6' 2.0"185Aug 6, 1924East Bend, NC, US
Roy Hawes29LL6' 2.0"190Jul 5, 1926Shiloh, IL, US
Buddy Hicks29SR5' 10.0"170Feb 15, 1927Belvedere, CA, US
William Hoffer25R6' 1.0"1901931
Gene Host23SL5' 11.0"190Jan 1, 1933Leeper, PA, US
Emil Karlik24LL5' 10.0"175Jun 7, 1932
Chick King25RR6' 2.0"190Nov 10, 1930Paris, TN, US
Chuck Kress34LL6' 0.0"190Dec 9, 1921Philadelphia, PA, US
Charlie Lau23LR6' 0.0"190Apr 12, 1933Romulus, MI, US
Joe Lewis25RR5' 11.0"175Mar 24, 1931Fall River, MA, US
Lou Limmer31LL6' 2.0"190Mar 10, 1925New York, NY, US
Carl Linhart26LR5' 11.0"184Dec 14, 1929Zborov, Olomouc, CZ
Duke Maas27RR5' 10.0"170Jan 31, 1929Utica, MI, US
Harry Malmberg30RR6' 1.0"170Jul 31, 1925Fairfield, AL, US
Dick Marlowe27RR6' 2.0"165Jun 27, 1929Hickory, NC, US
Ed McGhee31RR5' 11.0"170Sep 29, 1924Perry, AR, US
Bob Miller20RL6' 1.0"185Jul 15, 1935Berwyn, IL, US
Joe Presko27RR5' 9.0"165Oct 7, 1928Kansas City, MO, US
Jim Robertson28RR5' 9.0"183Jan 29, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Ron Samford26RR5' 11.0"156Feb 28, 1930Dallas, TX, US
Tom Sarna22R6' 2.0"189Mar 7, 1934Chicago, IL, US
Malcolm Simmons21RR6' 1.0"1751935
Bill Stewart28RR5' 11.0"200Apr 12, 1928Bay City, MI, US
Walt Streuli20RR6' 2.0"195Sep 26, 1935Memphis, TN, US
Jim Stump24RR6' 0.0"188Feb 10, 1932Lansing, MI, US
Bobby Tiefenauer26RR6' 2.0"185Oct 10, 1929Desloge, MO, US
Coot Veal23RR6' 1.0"165Jul 9, 1932Sandersville, GA, US
Ken Walters22RR6' 1.0"180Nov 11, 1933Fresno, CA, US
Ronald Witucki22RR5' 10.0"1801934
Pete Wojey36RR5' 11.0"185Dec 1, 1919Stowe, PA, US
Hal Woodeshick23RL6' 3.0"200Aug 24, 1932Wilkes-Barre, PA, US
Tom Wright32LR5' 11.0"180Sep 22, 1923Shelby, NC, US

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