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1957 Topeka Hawks

1957 > Class A > 1957 Western League
Overall: 87-64
Scored 921 runs, Allowed 807 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-66

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Roy Smith
Represented: Topeka, KS
Ballpark: Owl Ball Park (Topeka, 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 Robert Arendt 25 8 4 1 .250
2 Andrew Bratkowitz 28 19 34 6 1 0 0 .176 .206 7 Stats for 2 teams
3 Chuck Cottier 21 151 603 158 29 4 20 .262 .423 255
4 Wendell Doss 22 42 67 14 1 0 1 .209 .269 18
5 Bill Dossey 29 29 64 17 3 0 1 .266 .359 23
6 Ray Engel* 23 133 440 103 13 0 18 .234 .386 170
7 Rogers Fister 23 3 6 1 .167
8 Thomas Graham 22 39 65 5 0 0 0 .077 .077 5
9 Dick Green 25 11 18 2 0 0 0 .111 .111 2
10 Joseph Haberl 23 25 25 3 1 0 0 .120 .160 4
11 Arnold Hallgren 24 90 311 80 14 5 3 .257 .363 113
12 Rufus Johnson 27 30 79 29 6 1 4 .367 .620 49
13 Michael Kirmer* 22 40 40 8 3 0 0 .200 .275 11
14 Mike Krsnich 25 117 433 151 28 4 33 .349 .661 286
15 Jimmie McDaniel 24 141 490 153 26 4 36 .312 .602 295
16 Rogers McKee* 30 3 11 7 .636
17 Ivan Mills* 24 10 27 7 3 0 1 .259 .481 13
18 Wynton Overstreet 22 27 30 4 0 0 0 .133 .133 4
19 James Pokel* 29 131 456 122 10 0 41 .268 .559 255
20 Daryl Robertson 21 148 564 148 31 3 16 .262 .413 233
21 Roy Smith 34 20 47 9 1 0 0 .191 .213 10
22 John Stadnicki 21 38 85 22 4 1 0 .259 .329 28
23 James Stuart? 23 40 29 2 0 0 0 .069 .069 2
24 Rudy Tanner 30 133 502 157 24 2 18 .313 .476 239
25 Burton Touchberry 23 4 6 0 .000
26 Jim Umbricht 26 53 127 33 3 2 0 .260 .315 40
27 Leonard Williams 29 141 534 169 27 5 43 .316 .627 335
27 Players 25.0 151 5889 5085 921 1408 226 31 235 846 51 727 973 .277 .365 .472 .837 2401 124 37 40
* - 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 Robert Arendt 25 1 2 .333 8
2 Andrew Bratkowitz 28 4 6 .400 5.18 13 10 80.0 104 70 46 10 35 1.738 11.7 1.1 3.9 Stats for 2 teams
3 Wendell Doss 22 10 8 .556 4.53 40 24 179.0 223 111 90 12 64 1.603 11.2 0.6 3.2
4 Rogers Fister 23 0 0 3
5 Thomas Graham 22 10 7 .588 4.65 38 22 176.0 178 115 91 20 97 1.562 9.1 1.0 5.0
6 Dick Green 25 4 2 .667 6.66 11 7 50.0 54 41 37 6 39 1.860 9.7 1.1 7.0
7 Joseph Haberl 23 2 5 .286 6.22 24 7 68.0 76 54 47 10 40 1.706 10.1 1.3 5.3
8 Arnold Hallgren 24 0 0 1
9 Michael Kirmer* 22 7 8 .467 5.64 37 14 118.0 126 87 74 13 97 1.890 9.6 1.0 7.4
10 Jimmie McDaniel 24 0 0 6
11 Ivan Mills 24 1 2 .333 5
12 Wynton Overstreet* 22 6 8 .429 5.26 25 8 89.0 84 61 52 13 51 1.517 8.5 1.3 5.2
13 John Stadnicki 21 23 6 .793 3.34 35 26 221.0 226 95 82 18 67 1.326 9.2 0.7 2.7
14 James Stuart? 23 6 6 .500 4.30 40 6 90.0 115 57 43 12 32 1.633 11.5 1.2 3.2
15 Burton Touchberry 23 2 0 1.000 4
16 Jim Umbricht 26 13 8 .619 3.24 29 23 178.0 176 87 64 10 82 1.449 8.9 0.5 4.1
16 Players 23.0 87 64 .576 151 151 807
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wendell Doss 40 0.00
James Stuart 40 0.00
Thomas Graham 38 0.00
Michael Kirmer 37 0.00
John Stadnicki 35 0.00
Jim Umbricht 29 0.00
Wynton Overstreet 25 0.00
Joseph Haberl 24 0.00
Andrew Bratkowitz 13 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Dick Green 11 0.00
Robert Arendt 8 0.00
Burton Touchberry 4 0.00
Rogers Fister 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Arendt 25 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1932
Andrew Bratkowitz 28 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 25, 1929 Cleveland, OH, US
Chuck Cottier 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 18, 1936 Delta, CO, US
Wendell Doss 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1935
Bill Dossey 29 R 5' 10.0" 189 1928
Ray Engel 23 L 5' 11.0" 188 Aug 28, 1933
Rogers Fister 23 R R 6' 5.0" 185 1934
Thomas Graham 22 R R 6' 8.0" 210 1935
Dick Green 25 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Feb 28, 1932 Tucson, AZ, US
Joseph Haberl 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1934
Arnold Hallgren 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 12, 1933 Windfield, AB, CA
Rufus Johnson 27 R 6' 2.0" 185 1930
Michael Kirmer 22 L L 6' 3.0" 205 May 21, 1935 Hollywood, CA, US
Mike Krsnich 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 24, 1931 West Allis, WI, US
Jimmie McDaniel 24 R R 6' 2.0" 181 Dec 14, 1932 Marshall, MO, US
Rogers McKee 30 L L 6' 1.0" 160 Sep 16, 1926 Shelby, NC, US
Ivan Mills 24 L R 6' 3.0" 195 1933
Wynton Overstreet 22 R L 6' 1.0" 188 1935
James Pokel 29 L L 5' 11.0" 210 Mar 30, 1928 Plymouth, WI, US
Daryl Robertson 21 R R 6' 0.0" 184 Jan 5, 1936 Cripple Creek, CO, US
Roy Smith 34 R 6' 1.0" 185 1923
John Stadnicki 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1936
James Stuart 23 6' 0.0" 160 1934
Rudy Tanner 30 R 5' 9.0" 168 Feb 11, 1927
Burton Touchberry 23 R R 6' 4.0" 195 1934
Jim Umbricht 26 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Sep 17, 1930 Chicago, IL, US
Leonard Williams 29 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 27, 1928 Valdosta, GA, US

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