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1958 Kansas City Athletics

1958 > Class Major League > 1958 American League
Overall: 73-81
Scored 642 runs, Allowed 713 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-84

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Harry Craft
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1957 / 1959

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 Mike Baxes 27 73 257 231 31 49 10 1 0 8 1 6 21 24 .212 .286 .264 .550 61 4 3 2 0 0
2 Wally Burnette 29 12 8 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 1 0 0
3 Bob Cerv 33 141 572 515 93 157 20 7 38 104 3 3 50 82 .305 .371 .592 .963 305 19 5 0 2 10
4 Harry Chiti 25 103 327 295 32 79 11 3 9 44 3 2 18 48 .268 .311 .417 .728 123 7 3 5 6 4
5 Glenn Cox 27 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 1 0 0 0
6 Walt Craddock 26 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bud Daley* 25 26 17 16 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .188 .313 3 0 0 1 0 0
8 Bob Davis 24 8 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 1 0 1 0 0
9 Joe DeMaestri 29 139 468 442 32 97 11 1 6 38 1 0 16 84 .219 .247 .290 .536 128 14 1 6 3 1
10 Ned Garver 32 31 79 69 5 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 6 16 .174 .240 .217 .457 15 3 0 4 0 0
11 Tom Gorman 33 50 17 17 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .118 .118 .176 .294 3 1 0 0 0 0
12 Milt Graff* 27 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Kent Hadley* 23 3 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 Ray Herbert 28 42 59 52 4 10 3 0 0 2 0 0 5 12 .192 .263 .250 .513 13 1 0 2 0 0
15 Frank House* 28 76 218 202 16 51 6 3 4 24 1 0 12 13 .252 .295 .371 .666 75 9 1 1 2 2
16 Alex Kellner 33 8 14 11 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091 .167 .182 .348 2 0 0 2 0 0
17 Lou Klimchock* 18 2 10 10 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .500 .700 5 0 0 0 0 0
18 Hector Lopez 28 151 631 564 84 147 28 4 17 73 2 2 49 61 .261 .317 .415 .732 234 23 2 7 9 2
19 Bob Martyn* 27 95 254 226 25 59 10 7 2 23 1 4 26 36 .261 .336 .394 .730 89 2 0 1 1 5
20 Dave Melton 29 9 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Howie Reed 21 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Jim Small* 21 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Hal Smith 27 99 351 315 32 86 19 2 5 46 0 0 25 47 .273 .323 .394 .717 124 6 2 1 8 2
24 Ralph Terry 22 40 76 71 3 14 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 14 .197 .219 .211 .430 15 1 0 3 0 0
25 John Tsitouris 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 Bill Tuttle 28 148 594 511 77 118 14 9 11 51 7 9 74 58 .231 .327 .358 .685 183 17 1 4 4 1
27 Jack Urban 29 31 47 46 2 7 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 14 .152 .170 .152 .322 7 1 1 0 0 0
27 Players 28.3 156 5845 5261 642 1297 196 50 138 605 22 36 452 747 .247 .307 .381 .688 2007 133 25 64 43 34
* - 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 Wally Burnette 29 1 1 .500 3.49 12 4 4 0 0 0 28.1 29 14 11 2 14 0 11 0 0 1 125 1.518 9.2 0.6 4.4 3.5 0.79
2 Glenn Cox 27 0 0 9.82 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 6 4 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 19 2.455 14.7 2.5 7.4 2.5 0.33
3 Walt Craddock* 26 0 3 .000 5.89 23 1 13 0 0 0 36.2 41 25 24 4 20 0 22 1 0 0 168 1.664 10.1 1.0 4.9 5.4 1.10
4 Bud Daley* 25 3 2 .600 3.31 26 5 2 1 0 0 70.2 67 29 26 5 19 1 39 6 0 4 297 1.217 8.5 0.6 2.4 5.0 2.05
5 Bob Davis 24 0 4 .000 7.84 8 4 2 0 0 0 31.0 45 28 27 5 12 0 22 2 0 1 145 1.839 13.1 1.5 3.5 6.4 1.83
6 Carl Duser* 25 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 5 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 12 3.000 22.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
7 Ned Garver 32 12 11 .522 4.03 31 28 3 10 3 1 201.0 192 97 90 24 66 8 72 2 0 2 864 1.284 8.6 1.1 3.0 3.2 1.09
8 Tom Gorman 33 4 4 .500 3.51 50 1 24 0 0 8 89.2 86 41 35 8 20 0 44 3 0 2 357 1.182 8.6 0.8 2.0 4.4 2.20
9 Ray Herbert 28 8 8 .500 3.50 42 16 8 5 0 3 175.0 161 76 68 20 55 3 108 4 0 4 720 1.234 8.3 1.0 2.8 5.6 1.96
10 Ken Johnson 25 0 0 27.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 6 7 7 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 17 3.857 23.1 3.9 11.6 3.9 0.33
11 Alex Kellner* 33 0 2 .000 5.88 7 6 0 0 0 0 33.2 40 24 22 5 8 0 22 0 0 0 136 1.426 10.7 1.3 2.1 5.9 2.75
12 Howie Reed 21 1 0 1.000 0.87 3 1 1 1 0 0 10.1 5 1 1 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 42 0.871 4.4 0.0 3.5 4.4 1.25
13 Ralph Terry 22 11 13 .458 4.24 40 33 3 8 3 2 216.2 217 111 102 29 61 4 134 2 0 3 906 1.283 9.0 1.2 2.5 5.6 2.20
14 John Tsitouris 22 0 0 3.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 13 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 3.0 0.50
15 Jack Urban 29 8 11 .421 5.93 30 24 3 5 1 1 132.0 150 92 87 17 51 1 54 2 0 5 589 1.523 10.2 1.2 3.5 3.7 1.06
15 Players 28.0 73 81 .474 4.15 156 156 114 42 9 25 1398.1 1405 713 645 150 467 30 721 28 1 32 5947 1.339 9.0 1.0 3.0 4.6 1.54
* - 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
Harry Chiti 83 425 41 6 9 .987 5.61 18 19 15 44%
Frank House 55 236 22 2 4 .992 4.69 7 17 15 47%
Hal Smith 31 149 19 1 4 .994 5.42 9 3 9 75%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hal Smith 14 120 6 0 6 1.000 9.00
Kent Hadley 2 21 0 0 1 1.000 10.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hector Lopez 96 251 282 14 78 .974 5.55
Mike Baxes 61 134 151 9 40 .969 4.67
Lou Klimchock 2 2 6 0 1 1.000 4.00
Milt Graff 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hector Lopez 55 56 95 7 8 .956 2.75
Hal Smith 43 44 87 7 9 .949 3.05

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe DeMaestri 137 226 417 13 95 .980 4.69
Mike Baxes 4 1 6 0 0 1.000 1.75
Hector Lopez 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Cerv 136 0.00
Bob Martyn 27 0.00
Dave Melton 2 0.00
Hector Lopez 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Tuttle 107 0.00
Bob Martyn 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Tuttle 46 0.00
Bob Martyn 45 0.00
Jim Small 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Tuttle 145 311 12 4 2 .988 2.23
Bob Cerv 136 311 13 5 3 .985 2.38
Bob Martyn 63 112 4 4 2 .967 1.84
Dave Melton 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Hector Lopez 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jim Small 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Gorman 50 2 11 0 0 1.000 0.26
Ray Herbert 42 9 37 3 8 .939 1.10
Ralph Terry 40 13 24 4 3 .902 0.93
Ned Garver 31 18 57 2 4 .974 2.42
Jack Urban 30 13 14 2 2 .931 0.90
Bud Daley 26 3 16 1 2 .950 0.73
Walt Craddock 23 1 8 0 1 1.000 0.39
Wally Burnette 12 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.25
Bob Davis 8 0 7 1 1 .875 0.88
Alex Kellner 7 2 5 0 1 1.000 1.00
Howie Reed 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Glenn Cox 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ken Johnson 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Carl Duser 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
John Tsitouris 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mike Baxes 27 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 18, 1930 San Francisco, CA, US 1958-04-15 1958-09-27
Wally Burnette 29 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jun 20, 1929 Blairs, VA, US 1958-04-18 1958-06-28
Chico Carrasquel 32 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 23, 1926 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 1958-06-13 1958-09-28
Bob Cerv 33 R R 6' 0.0" 200 May 5, 1925 Weston, NE, US 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
Harry Chiti 25 R R 6' 2.0" 221 Nov 16, 1932 Kincaid, IL, US 1958-04-15 1958-09-27
Glenn Cox 27 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 3, 1931 Montebello, CA, US 1958-04-18 1958-04-23
Walt Craddock 26 R L 5' 11.0" 176 Mar 25, 1932 Pax, WV, US 1958-04-23 1958-09-28
Bud Daley 25 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 7, 1932 Orange, CA, US 1958-04-18 1958-09-18
Bob Davis 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 11, 1933 New York, NY, US 1958-07-26 1958-09-28
Joe DeMaestri 29 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 9, 1928 San Francisco, CA, US 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
Murry Dickson 41 R R 5' 10.0" 157 Aug 21, 1916 Tracy, MO, US 1958-04-21 1958-08-19
Carl Duser 25 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 22, 1932 Hazleton, PA, US 1958-04-23 1958-04-23
Ned Garver 32 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 25, 1925 Ney, OH, US 1958-04-15 1958-09-23
Tom Gorman 33 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 4, 1925 New York, NY, US 1958-04-16 1958-09-26
Milt Graff 27 L R 5' 7.0" 158 Dec 30, 1930 Jefferson Center, PA, US 1958-05-12 1958-09-21
Bob Grim 28 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 8, 1930 New York, NY, US 1958-06-17 1958-09-26
Kent Hadley 23 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 17, 1934 Pocatello, ID, US 1958-09-14 1958-09-28
Woodie Held 26 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Mar 25, 1932 Sacramento, CA, US 1958-04-15 1958-06-15
Ray Herbert 28 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 15, 1929 Detroit, MI, US 1958-05-01 1958-09-24
Whitey Herzog 26 L L 5' 11.0" 182 Nov 9, 1931 New Athens, IL, US 1958-05-21 1958-09-28
Frank House 28 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 18, 1930 Bessemer, AL, US 1958-04-16 1958-09-28
Billy Hunter 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 4, 1928 Punxsutawney, PA, US 1958-04-18 1958-06-12
Ken Johnson 25 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jun 16, 1933 West Palm Beach, FL, US 1958-09-13 1958-09-28
Alex Kellner 33 R L 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 26, 1924 Tucson, AZ, US 1958-04-18 1958-06-17
Lou Klimchock 18 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 15, 1939 Hostetter, PA, US 1958-09-27 1958-09-28
Hector Lopez 28 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 8, 1929 Colon, Colon, PA 1958-04-15 1958-09-26
Duke Maas 29 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 31, 1929 Utica, MI, US 1958-04-17 1958-06-15
Roger Maris 23 L R 6' 0.0" 197 Sep 10, 1934 Hibbing, MN, US 1958-06-18 1958-09-28
Bob Martyn 27 L R 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 15, 1930 Weiser, ID, US 1958-04-18 1958-09-28
Dave Melton 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 3, 1928 Pampa, TX, US 1958-05-02 1958-06-11
Vic Power 30 R R 6' 0.0" 186 Nov 1, 1927 Arecibo, PR 1958-04-15 1958-06-15
Howie Reed 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 21, 1936 Dallas, TX, US 1958-09-13 1958-09-27
Harry Simpson 32 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 3, 1925 Atlanta, GA, US 1958-06-17 1958-09-28
Jim Small 21 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 8, 1937 Portland, OR, US 1958-09-14 1958-09-27
Hal Smith 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 7, 1930 West Frankfort, IL, US 1958-04-18 1958-09-28
Ralph Terry 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 9, 1936 Big Cabin, OK, US 1958-04-16 1958-09-24
Dick Tomanek 27 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 6, 1931 Avon Lake, OH, US 1958-06-17 1958-09-23
Virgil Trucks 41 R R 5' 11.0" 198 Apr 26, 1917 Birmingham, AL, US 1958-04-18 1958-06-13
John Tsitouris 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 4, 1936 Monroe, NC, US 1958-09-28 1958-09-28
Bill Tuttle 28 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 4, 1929 Elmwood, IL, US 1958-04-15 1958-09-27
Jack Urban 29 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Dec 5, 1928 Omaha, NE, US 1958-04-20 1958-09-26
Preston Ward 30 L R 6' 4.0" 190 Jul 24, 1927 Columbia, MO, US 1958-06-18 1958-09-28

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