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1957 Wichita Braves

1957 > Class AAA > 1957 American Association
Overall: 93-61
Scored 760 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-64

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Ben Geraghty
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
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 Toby Atwell* 33 11 40 34 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 5 .118 .250 .118 .368 4 1 0 0 2
2 Ross Carter 21 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Paul Cave* 23 4 1 1 1.000
4 Dick Cole 31 52 191 169 22 56 10 0 3 13 2 18 11 .331 .396 .444 .840 75 0 4 0 0
5 Wes Covington* 25 32 133 117 13 31 6 3 5 27 1 12 15 .265 .338 .496 .834 58 2 0 2 3
6 Frank DiPrima 30 9 7 1 .143
7 Charlie Gorin* 29 32 45 40 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 3 13 .125 .186 .150 .336 6 0 2 0 0
8 Ken Guettler 30 29 91 79 7 14 3 0 1 5 0 12 16 .177 .286 .253 .539 20 0 0 0 2
9 Juan Guzman 21 13 29 26 5 6 0 0 0 4 0 3 3 .231 .310 .231 .541 6 0 0 0 0
10 Harry Hanebrink* 29 136 599 511 95 148 20 7 24 89 2 74 51 .290 .382 .497 .879 254 4 7 3 11
11 Bob Hartsfield* 25 78 288 256 42 77 11 1 5 32 1 22 24 .301 .359 .410 .769 105 3 4 3 1
12 Roy Hawes* 30 63 226 197 22 46 6 5 5 37 1 25 25 .234 .320 .391 .711 77 1 1 2 5 Stats for 2 teams
13 Bob Hazle* 26 92 395 330 60 92 22 2 12 58 1 51 36 .279 .373 .467 .840 154 1 9 4 2
14 Ron Henry 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Earl Hersh* 25 153 641 553 88 149 26 7 26 84 3 79 79 .269 .361 .483 .843 267 2 3 4 6
16 Ray Holton 31 63 208 178 16 50 10 0 3 17 0 25 16 .281 .374 .388 .761 69 2 2 1 4
17 Joey Jay# 21 42 98 93 6 20 2 1 1 9 0 2 22 .215 .237 .290 .527 27 1 1 1 0
18 Everette Joyner* 29 20 72 65 10 19 2 0 3 5 3 5 7 .292 .343 .462 .804 30 0 2 0 0
19 Chick King 26 4 8 3 .375
20 Joe Koppe 26 130 580 474 98 120 25 2 10 45 7 98 71 .253 .383 .378 .760 179 2 5 1 1
21 Bobby Malkmus 25 124 540 475 71 138 26 7 9 62 3 48 52 .291 .353 .432 .785 205 0 13 4 5
22 Edward McHugh 28 16 70 58 8 15 1 1 0 3 0 9 10 .259 .362 .310 .673 18 1 1 1 0
23 Don McMahon 27 21 29 25 4 4 0 0 1 2 0 4 8 .160 .276 .280 .556 7 0 0 0 0
24 Red Murff 36 26 54 52 5 10 1 0 0 6 0 0 6 .192 .189 .212 .400 11 0 1 1 0
25 Gerald Nelson 23 17 36 28 7 6 1 0 1 2 0 4 11 .214 .333 .357 .690 10 1 3 0 0
26 Chet Nichols# 26 3 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Phil Paine 27 52 21 21 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 .143 .143 .143 .286 3 0 0 0 0
28 Juan Pizarro* 20 10 27 27 3 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 7 .222 .222 .333 .556 9 0 0 0 0
29 Vic Rehm# 21 22 44 41 3 7 3 0 0 5 0 0 15 .171 .167 .244 .411 10 0 2 1 0
30 Ray Rippelmeyer 23 25 28 26 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 .077 .143 .077 .220 2 1 0 0 0
31 Mike Roarke 26 115 419 386 37 93 13 3 2 41 0 27 42 .241 .291 .306 .597 118 1 3 2 7
32 Bob Ross 28 33 25 23 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 8 .087 .160 .087 .247 2 0 0 0 0
33 Ray Shearer 27 138 572 493 93 156 28 5 29 109 1 73 87 .316 .403 .570 .973 281 1 1 4 4
34 Bob Talbot 30 70 262 242 24 67 15 2 3 35 3 12 19 .277 .313 .393 .705 95 1 6 1 3
35 Bob Trowbridge 27 3 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Bob Uecker 22 2 7 2 .286
37 Corky Valentine 28 7 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Carl Willey 26 37 103 97 8 18 3 0 1 7 0 2 40 .186 .202 .247 .449 24 0 4 0 0
38 Players 26.9 155 5897 5138 760 1368 235 46 147 711 26 625 730 .266 .347 .416 .762 2136 128 25 75 34 55
* - 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 Ross Carter 21 0 0 2
2 Paul Cave 23 0 0 4
3 Charlie Gorin* 29 5 9 .357 5.12 27 15 2 0 116.0 125 75 66 17 44 1 72 0 1 4 1.457 9.7 1.3 3.4 5.6 1.64
4 Joey Jay 21 17 10 .630 3.31 34 32 18 3 223.0 196 94 82 11 87 1 199 8 0 3 1.269 7.9 0.4 3.5 8.0 2.29
5 Don McMahon 27 6 2 .750 2.92 21 1 0 0 71.0 59 25 23 5 38 7 65 1 0 3 1.366 7.5 0.6 4.8 8.2 1.71
6 Red Murff 36 11 9 .550 3.62 24 19 8 3 144.0 156 66 58 17 44 4 61 0 1 1 1.389 9.8 1.1 2.8 3.8 1.39
7 Gerald Nelson 23 7 4 .636 3.21 17 15 7 3 98.0 73 44 35 9 35 0 47 3 0 4 1.102 6.7 0.8 3.2 4.3 1.34
8 Chet Nichols* 26 0 1 .000 3
9 Phil Paine 27 8 4 .667 1.64 52 3 1 1 104.0 77 25 19 5 33 4 69 7 0 0 1.058 6.7 0.4 2.9 6.0 2.09
10 Juan Pizarro* 20 4 0 1.000 4.25 5 5 2 0 36.0 35 17 17 3 13 0 24 3 0 2 1.333 8.8 0.8 3.2 6.0 1.85
11 Vic Rehm* 21 8 7 .533 3.68 22 19 6 2 110.0 94 59 45 10 65 5 91 1 0 4 1.445 7.7 0.8 5.3 7.4 1.40
12 Ray Rippelmeyer 23 2 3 .400 3.45 25 2 1 0 73.0 80 33 28 2 21 3 41 2 0 1 1.384 9.9 0.2 2.6 5.1 1.95
13 Bob Ross* 28 2 6 .250 5.25 33 5 0 0 72.0 77 50 42 8 40 3 51 2 0 3 1.625 9.6 1.0 5.0 6.4 1.28
14 Bob Trowbridge 27 2 0 1.000 3
15 Corky Valentine 28 0 0 7
16 Carl Willey 26 21 6 .778 3.24 32 32 17 1 247.0 202 103 89 15 94 2 174 8 1 6 1.198 7.4 0.5 3.4 6.3 1.85
16 Players 25.9 93 61 .604 3.60 155 155 92 63 13 1351.0 1245 630 541 109 536 30 932 36 3 32 1.318 8.3 0.7 3.6 6.2 1.74
* - 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 108 699 50 10 7 .987 6.94 18
Ray Holton 41 237 16 1 4 .996 6.17 2
Toby Atwell 11 65 1 1 1 .985 6.00 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl Hersh 133 1151 92 15 121 .988 9.35
Roy Hawes 19 159 19 3 18 .983 9.37 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Malkmus 124 266 380 14 89 .979 5.21

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Hanebrink 134 114 262 8 31 .979 2.81
Dick Cole 11 15 22 3 3 .925 3.36

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Koppe 122 235 362 35 93 .945 4.89
Dick Cole 21 28 47 8 8 .904 3.57

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Shearer 132 292 12 4 1 .987 2.30
Bob Hazle 82 158 14 3 1 .983 2.10
Bob Talbot 69 161 7 4 2 .977 2.43
Bob Hartsfield 52 73 2 1 0 .987 1.44
Roy Hawes 34 60 6 3 1 .957 1.94 Stats for 2 teams
Wes Covington 32 52 1 0 0 1.000 1.66
Ken Guettler 23 23 1 0 0 1.000 1.04
Earl Hersh 16 24 1 2 0 .926 1.56
Everette Joyner 16 24 2 1 1 .963 1.63
Ray Holton 12 17 0 1 0 .944 1.42

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Paine 52 5 18 3 1 .885 0.44
Joey Jay 34 10 28 3 3 .927 1.12
Bob Ross 33 2 16 3 1 .857 0.55
Carl Willey 32 13 30 1 0 .977 1.34
Charlie Gorin 27 3 16 2 1 .905 0.70
Ray Rippelmeyer 25 4 17 1 1 .955 0.84
Red Murff 24 14 26 0 0 1.000 1.67
Vic Rehm 22 4 10 2 0 .875 0.64
Don McMahon 21 3 9 1 2 .923 0.57
Gerald Nelson 17 6 15 0 0 1.000 1.24
Corky Valentine 7 0.00
Juan Pizarro 5 0.00
Paul Cave 4 0.00
Chet Nichols 3 0.00
Bob Trowbridge 3 0.00
Ross Carter 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Toby Atwell 33 L R 5' 9.0" 185 Mar 8, 1924 Leesburg, VA, US
Ross Carter 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1936
Paul Cave 23 L R 6' 1.0" 179 Nov 2, 1933 New Canton, VA, US
Dick Cole 31 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 6, 1926 Long Beach, CA, US
Wes Covington 25 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Mar 27, 1932 Laurinburg, NC, US
Frank DiPrima 30 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 13, 1926 Philadelphia, PA, US
Charlie Gorin 29 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Feb 6, 1928 Waco, TX, US
Ken Guettler 30 R 6' 0.0" 200 May 29, 1927
Juan Guzman 21 R R 5' 8.0" 170 May 27, 1936 Santurce, PR
Harry Hanebrink 29 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 12, 1927 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Hartsfield 25 L R 5' 9.0" 180 Dec 15, 1931 Atlanta, GA, US
Roy Hawes 30 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 5, 1926 Shiloh, IL, US
Bob Hazle 26 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1930 Laurens, SC, US
Ron Henry 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 7, 1936 Chester, PA, US
Earl Hersh 25 L L 6' 0.0" 205 May 21, 1932 Ebbvale, MD, US
Ray Holton 31 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Dec 28, 1925
Joey Jay 21 S R 6' 4.0" 228 Aug 15, 1935 Middletown, CT, US
Everette Joyner 29 L R 6' 2.0" 188 Sep 9, 1927
Chick King 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 10, 1930 Paris, TN, US
Joe Koppe 26 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 19, 1930 Detroit, MI, US
Bobby Malkmus 25 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jul 4, 1931 Newark, NJ, US
Edward McHugh 28 R 5' 10.0" 170 1929
Don McMahon 27 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jan 4, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Red Murff 36 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 1, 1921 Burlington, TX, US
Gerald Nelson 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 1, 1934 Beaumont, TX, US
Chet Nichols 26 S L 6' 1.0" 165 Feb 22, 1931 Pawtucket, RI, US
Phil Paine 27 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1930 Chepachet, RI, US
Juan Pizarro 20 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 7, 1937 Santurce, PR
Vic Rehm 21 S L 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 16, 1936 Carlyle, IL, US
Ray Rippelmeyer 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 9, 1933 Valmeyer, IL, US
Mike Roarke 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 8, 1930 West Warwick, RI, US
Bob Ross 28 R L 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 2, 1928 Fullerton, CA, US
Ray Shearer 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 19, 1929 Jacobus, PA, US
Bob Talbot 30 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 6, 1927 Visalia, CA, US
Bob Trowbridge 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 27, 1930 Hudson, NY, US
Bob Uecker 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 26, 1935 Milwaukee, WI, US
Corky Valentine 28 R R 6' 1.0" 203 Jan 4, 1929 Troy, OH, US
Carl Willey 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 6, 1931 Cherryfield, ME, US

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