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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
1Robert Arendt25841.250
2Andrew Bratkowitz2819346100.176.2067Stats for 2 teams
3Chuck Cottier2115160315829420.262.423255
4Wendell Doss22426714101.209.26918
5Bill Dossey29296417301.266.35923
6Ray Engel*2313344010313018.234.386170
7Rogers Fister23361.167
8Thomas Graham2239655000.077.0775
9Dick Green2511182000.111.1112
10Joseph Haberl2325253100.120.1604
11Arnold Hallgren2490311801453.257.363113
12Rufus Johnson27307929614.367.62049
13Michael Kirmer*2240408300.200.27511
14Mike Krsnich2511743315128433.349.661286
15Jimmie McDaniel2414149015326436.312.602295
16Roger McKee*303117.636
17Ivan Mills*2410277301.259.48113
18Wynton Overstreet2227304000.133.1334
19James Pokel*2913145612210041.268.559255
20Daryl Robertson2114856414831316.262.413233
21Roy Smith3420479100.191.21310
22John Stadnicki21388522410.259.32928
23James Stuart?2340292000.069.0692
24Rudy Tanner3013350215724218.313.476239
25Burt Touchberry22460.000
26Jim Umbricht265312733320.260.31540
27Leonard Williams2914153416927543.316.627335
27 Players25.01515889508592114082263123584651727973.277.365.472.83724011243740
* - 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
1Robert Arendt2512.3338
2Andrew Bratkowitz2846.4005.18131080.0104704610351.73811.71.13.9Stats for 2 teams
3Wendell Doss22108.5564.534024179.02231119012641.60311.20.63.2
4Rogers Fister23003
5Thomas Graham22107.5884.653822176.01781159120971.5629.11.05.0
6Dick Green2542.6676.6611750.05441376391.8609.71.17.0
7Joseph Haberl2325.2866.2224768.076544710401.70610.11.35.3
8Arnold Hallgren24001
9Michael Kirmer*2278.4675.643714118.0126877413971.8909.61.07.4
10Jimmie McDaniel24006
11Ivan Mills2412.3335
12Wynton Overstreet*2268.4295.2625889.084615213511.5178.51.35.2
13John Stadnicki21236.7933.343526221.0226958218671.3269.20.72.7
14James Stuart?2366.5004.3040690.0115574312321.63311.51.23.2
15Burt Touchberry22201.0004
16Jim Umbricht26138.6193.242923178.0176876410821.4498.90.54.1
16 Players23.08764.576151151807
* - 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


Wendell Doss400.00
James Stuart400.00
Thomas Graham380.00
Michael Kirmer370.00
John Stadnicki350.00
Jim Umbricht290.00
Wynton Overstreet250.00
Joseph Haberl240.00
Andrew Bratkowitz130.00Stats for 2 teams
Dick Green110.00
Robert Arendt80.00
Burt Touchberry40.00
Rogers Fister30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Robert Arendt25RR6' 1.0"1701932
Andrew Bratkowitz28RR5' 11.0"175Jan 25, 1929Cleveland, OH, US
Chuck Cottier21RR5' 10.0"175Jan 18, 1936Delta, CO, US
Wendell Doss22RR6' 1.0"1801935
Bill Dossey29R5' 10.0"1891928
Ray Engel23L5' 11.0"188Aug 28, 1933
Rogers Fister23RR6' 5.0"1851934
Thomas Graham22RR6' 8.0"2101935
Dick Green25RR6' 0.0"188Feb 28, 1932Tucson, AZ, US
Joseph Haberl23RR6' 3.0"2051934
Arnold Hallgren24RR6' 1.0"190Apr 12, 1933Windfield, AB, CA
Rufus Johnson27R6' 2.0"1851930
Michael Kirmer22LL6' 3.0"205May 21, 1935Hollywood, CA, US
Mike Krsnich25RR6' 1.0"190Sep 24, 1931West Allis, WI, US
Jimmie McDaniel24RR6' 2.0"181Dec 14, 1932Marshall, MO, US
Roger McKee30LL6' 1.0"160Sep 16, 1926Shelby, NC, US
Ivan Mills24LR6' 3.0"1951933
Wynton Overstreet22RL6' 1.0"1881935
James Pokel29LL5' 11.0"210Mar 30, 1928Plymouth, WI, US
Daryl Robertson21RR6' 0.0"184Jan 5, 1936Cripple Creek, CO, US
Roy Smith34R6' 1.0"1851923
John Stadnicki21RR5' 11.0"1801936
James Stuart236' 0.0"1601934
Rudy Tanner30R5' 9.0"168Feb 11, 1927
Burt Touchberry22RR6' 4.0"195Jul 27, 1934Columbia, SC, US
Jim Umbricht26RR6' 4.0"215Sep 17, 1930Chicago, IL, US
Leonard Williams29RR5' 11.0"195Mar 27, 1928Valdosta, GA, US

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