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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
Rk 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 Reno Bertoia 21 125 513 446 70 129 26 7 12 67 3 46 79 .289 .361 .460 .821 205 2 9 4 8
2 Bud Black 23 24 26 22 0 5 2 0 0 4 0 0 4 .227 .217 .318 .536 7 0 0 3 1
3 Bob Bruce 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
4 Jim Bunning 24 24 64 58 7 11 3 0 1 9 0 0 10 .190 .183 .293 .476 17 3 0 4 2
5 Harry Byrd 31 24 65 58 5 8 0 0 0 5 0 2 13 .138 .167 .138 .305 8 2 0 5 0
6 Harry Coe* 23 3 1 1 1.000
7 Steve Demeter 21 47 188 174 23 42 12 1 4 21 0 12 26 .241 .294 .391 .685 68 4 1 1 0
8 Benjamin Downs* 26 21 52 45 7 9 4 0 0 3 0 7 5 .200 .308 .289 .597 13 0 0 0 0
9 Don Eggert 27 101 346 311 35 71 12 4 13 55 1 25 68 .228 .287 .418 .705 130 8 2 5 3 Stats for 2 teams
10 Van Fletcher 31 8 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Roy Hawes* 29 121 481 426 61 128 23 10 9 49 2 43 82 .300 .372 .465 .836 198 5 7 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
12 Buddy Hicks# 29 34 144 122 19 32 5 2 5 9 1 19 11 .262 .371 .459 .830 56 2 2 1 0
13 William Hoffer 25 16 36 32 6 8 0 0 0 2 1 4 4 .250 .333 .250 .583 8 1 0 0 0
14 Gene Host# 23 40 90 80 7 11 4 1 0 5 0 7 21 .138 .216 .213 .428 17 5 1 2 0
15 Emil Karlik* 24 23 93 80 14 20 2 1 2 13 0 12 7 .250 .355 .375 .730 30 1 1 0 0
16 Chick King 25 120 327 300 39 63 13 6 7 25 7 19 72 .210 .269 .363 .632 109 2 5 3 0
17 Chuck Kress* 34 117 428 356 45 93 16 1 7 52 7 61 51 .261 .364 .371 .735 132 4 0 5 6
18 Charlie Lau* 23 110 383 322 32 83 11 4 12 53 1 49 48 .258 .361 .429 .790 138 6 6 1 5
19 Lou Limmer* 31 93 362 307 46 86 15 2 14 58 3 48 26 .280 .378 .479 .857 147 10 2 2 3
20 Carl Linhart* 26 12 40 39 4 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 .256 .256 .282 .538 11 0 0 1 0
21 Duke Maas 27 11 22 21 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .143 .182 .143 .325 3 1 0 0 0
22 Harry Malmberg 30 139 608 546 69 160 32 3 6 54 3 46 39 .293 .354 .396 .749 216 9 7 6 3
23 Dick Marlowe 27 20 22 20 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 2 8 .300 .364 .300 .664 6 0 0 0 0
24 Ed McGhee 31 121 481 431 70 114 13 4 16 62 3 43 59 .265 .331 .425 .756 183 15 2 1 4
25 Bob Miller 20 15 27 21 2 7 0 1 0 3 0 3 3 .333 .417 .429 .845 9 0 0 3 0
26 Joe Presko 27 33 55 49 6 10 3 0 2 4 0 4 8 .204 .264 .388 .652 19 3 0 2 0
27 Jim Robertson 28 45 147 122 19 30 6 0 4 18 2 18 18 .246 .345 .393 .738 48 0 2 2 3
28 Ron Samford 26 124 526 484 66 131 29 5 4 43 8 27 48 .271 .315 .376 .691 182 10 5 8 2
29 Tom Sarna 22 7 15 3 .200
30 Malcolm Simmons 21 8 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Bill Stewart 28 51 164 128 27 32 7 2 5 18 0 32 20 .250 .398 .453 .851 58 3 0 3 1
32 Walt Streuli 20 15 54 51 2 11 2 0 1 6 0 3 5 .216 .259 .314 .573 16 4 0 0 0
33 Jim Stump 24 5 5 1 .200
34 Bobby Tiefenauer 26 47 35 28 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 5 13 .071 .212 .107 .319 3 0 0 2 0
35 Coot Veal 23 20 75 65 10 16 2 2 0 6 1 9 5 .246 .338 .338 .676 22 3 0 1 0
36 Ken Walters 22 39 150 138 20 35 8 0 7 23 1 11 27 .254 .313 .464 .777 64 3 1 0 0
37 Ronald Witucki 22 7 24 5 .208
38 Pete Wojey 36 6 7 1 .143
39 Hal Woodeshick 23 26 61 57 4 5 0 0 0 3 0 3 26 .088 .133 .088 .221 5 0 0 1 0
40 Tom Wright* 32 51 177 159 18 39 2 1 3 20 0 13 30 .245 .303 .327 .630 52 4 1 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
40 Players 27.0 154 5648 5002 669 1262 233 48 122 631 43 490 757 .252 .323 .391 .714 1957 98 48 67 41 53
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 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 Bud Black 23 4 2 .667 3.09 24 5 2 0 70.0 72 29 24 5 15 2 11 1 0 1 1.243 9.3 0.6 1.9 1.4 0.73
2 Bob Bruce 23 0 1 .000 2
3 Jim Bunning 24 9 11 .450 3.53 22 21 8 0 163.0 142 70 64 17 56 0 144 0 0 0 1.215 7.8 0.9 3.1 8.0 2.57
4 Harry Byrd 31 8 9 .471 4.06 24 21 9 1 153.0 171 76 69 14 33 5 71 4 0 1 1.333 10.1 0.8 1.9 4.2 2.15
5 Harry Coe* 23 0 1 .000 3
6 Van Fletcher 31 0 0 8
7 Gene Host* 23 13 15 .464 4.01 40 30 14 1 229.0 219 120 102 15 92 3 145 10 2 4 1.358 8.6 0.6 3.6 5.7 1.58
8 Joe Lewis 25 0 1 .000 2
9 Duke Maas 27 6 3 .667 2.39 11 9 6 2 64.0 52 17 17 3 9 1 36 0 0 0 0.953 7.3 0.4 1.3 5.1 4.00
10 Dick Marlowe 27 1 5 .167 5.58 20 8 2 0 71.0 89 47 44 7 23 7 41 1 0 0 1.577 11.3 0.9 2.9 5.2 1.78
11 Bob Miller* 20 4 3 .571 3.90 13 8 4 0 67.0 61 29 29 3 25 1 39 1 0 2 1.284 8.2 0.4 3.4 5.2 1.56
12 Joe Presko 27 9 7 .563 3.73 33 19 9 3 152.0 155 78 63 15 46 4 82 3 0 2 1.322 9.2 0.9 2.7 4.9 1.78
13 Malcolm Simmons 21 0 2 .000 8
14 Jim Stump 24 0 1 .000 5
15 Bobby Tiefenauer 26 7 12 .368 3.21 47 2 0 0 112.0 106 44 40 6 29 1 46 5 0 0 1.205 8.5 0.5 2.3 3.7 1.59
16 Pete Wojey 36 1 1 .500 6
17 Hal Woodeshick* 23 12 5 .706 2.75 26 21 10 2 157.0 135 53 48 9 61 0 72 7 0 4 1.248 7.7 0.5 3.5 4.1 1.18
17 Players 25.3 74 79 .484 3.84 154 154 89 65 9 1315.0 1305 635 561 100 445 24 730 41 2 20 1.331 8.9 0.7 3.0 5.0 1.64

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Charlie Lau 99 475 52 10 7 .981 5.32 11
Jim Robertson 43 198 22 5 2 .978 5.12 2
Walt Streuli 15 80 6 2 1 .977 5.73 2

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Limmer 72 630 48 5 54 .993 9.42
Chuck Kress 48 398 34 2 38 .995 9.00
Harry Malmberg 34 322 15 0 29 1.000 9.91
Roy Hawes 21 153 11 4 17 .976 7.81 Stats for 2 teams

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Malmberg 84 191 249 7 58 .984 5.24
Ron Samford 43 82 120 4 24 .981 4.70
Reno Bertoia 34 78 89 4 18 .977 4.91

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Reno Bertoia 61 64 116 22 10 .891 2.95
Don Eggert 55 56 86 10 7 .934 2.58 Stats for 2 teams
Steve Demeter 42 39 95 6 7 .957 3.19
Harry Malmberg 23 17 36 1 3 .981 2.30

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Samford 70 131 231 13 49 .965 5.17
Reno Bertoia 33 59 84 8 15 .947 4.33
Buddy Hicks 33 51 96 3 13 .980 4.45
Coot Veal 18 34 55 5 13 .947 4.94

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed McGhee 120 249 12 3 4 .989 2.18
Chick King 113 219 6 5 1 .978 1.99
Roy Hawes 105 202 10 14 1 .938 2.02 Stats for 2 teams
Chuck Kress 57 77 3 2 2 .976 1.40
Tom Wright 44 66 5 2 2 .973 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Stewart 43 75 2 3 0 .963 1.79
Don Eggert 35 44 3 2 0 .959 1.34 Stats for 2 teams
Ken Walters 33 49 4 0 1 1.000 1.61
Emil Karlik 22 38 1 4 0 .907 1.77
Lou Limmer 16 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.38
Benjamin Downs 10 17 1 0 0 1.000 1.80
Carl Linhart 10 20 1 1 0 .955 2.10

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Tiefenauer 47 10 30 1 0 .976 0.85
Gene Host 40 3 54 1 0 .983 1.43
Joe Presko 33 11 29 2 3 .952 1.21
Hal Woodeshick 26 9 45 2 3 .964 2.08
Bud Black 24 3 16 1 1 .950 0.79
Harry Byrd 24 11 15 0 1 1.000 1.08
Jim Bunning 22 10 18 2 2 .933 1.27
Dick Marlowe 20 8 6 0 1 1.000 0.70
Bob Miller 13 7 11 0 0 1.000 1.38
Duke Maas 11 2 11 1 0 .929 1.18
Van Fletcher 8 0.00
Malcolm Simmons 8 0.00
Pete Wojey 6 0.00
Jim Stump 5 0.00
Harry Coe 3 0.00
Bob Bruce 2 0.00
Joe Lewis 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Reno Bertoia 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 8, 1935 San Vito al Tagliamento, IT
Bud Black 23 R R 6' 3.0" 197 Jul 9, 1932 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Bruce 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 16, 1933 Detroit, MI, US
Jim Bunning 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 23, 1931 Southgate, KY, US
Harry Byrd 31 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Feb 3, 1925 Darlington, SC, US
Harry Coe 23 L L 6' 1.0" 163 Feb 13, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Steve Demeter 21 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jan 27, 1935 Homer City, PA, US
Benjamin Downs 26 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 13, 1929 Highland Park, MI, US
Don Eggert 27 R R 6' 0.0" 177 Aug 2, 1928 Milwaukee, WI, US
Van Fletcher 31 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 6, 1924 East Bend, NC, US
Roy Hawes 29 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 5, 1926 Shiloh, IL, US
Buddy Hicks 29 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 15, 1927 Belvedere, CA, US
William Hoffer 25 R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
Gene Host 23 S L 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 1, 1933 Leeper, PA, US
Emil Karlik 24 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 7, 1932
Chick King 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 10, 1930 Paris, TN, US
Chuck Kress 34 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1921 Philadelphia, PA, US
Charlie Lau 23 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 12, 1933 Romulus, MI, US
Joe Lewis 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 24, 1931 Fall River, MA, US
Lou Limmer 31 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 10, 1925 New York, NY, US
Carl Linhart 26 L R 5' 11.0" 184 Dec 14, 1929 Zborov, Olomouc, CZ
Duke Maas 27 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 31, 1929 Utica, MI, US
Harry Malmberg 30 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 31, 1925 Fairfield, AL, US
Dick Marlowe 27 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Jun 27, 1929 Hickory, NC, US
Ed McGhee 31 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 29, 1924 Perry, AR, US
Bob Miller 20 R L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 15, 1935 Berwyn, IL, US
Joe Presko 27 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 7, 1928 Kansas City, MO, US
Jim Robertson 28 R R 5' 9.0" 183 Jan 29, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Ron Samford 26 R R 5' 11.0" 156 Feb 28, 1930 Dallas, TX, US
Tom Sarna 22 R 6' 2.0" 189 Mar 7, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Malcolm Simmons 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1935
Bill Stewart 28 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 12, 1928 Bay City, MI, US
Walt Streuli 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 26, 1935 Memphis, TN, US
Jim Stump 24 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Feb 10, 1932 Lansing, MI, US
Bobby Tiefenauer 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1929 Desloge, MO, US
Coot Veal 23 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jul 9, 1932 Sandersville, GA, US
Ken Walters 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 11, 1933 Fresno, CA, US
Ronald Witucki 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1934
Pete Wojey 36 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 1, 1919 Stowe, PA, US
Hal Woodeshick 23 R L 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 24, 1932 Wilkes-Barre, PA, US
Tom Wright 32 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 22, 1923 Shelby, NC, US

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