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1957 Michigan City White Caps

1957 > Class D > 1957 Midwest League
Overall: 68-57
Scored 646 runs, Allowed 583 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-57

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Richard Klaus
Represented: Michigan City, IN
Ballpark: Ames Field (Michigan City, IN)
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 Matty Alou* 18 124 551 481 79 119 15 1 6 46 14 55 52 .247 .329 .320 .649 154 4 10 1
2 Bobby Bolin 18 28 85 73 7 17 4 0 1 10 0 9 22 .233 .317 .329 .646 24 0 3 0
3 Ken Bracey 20 37 23 18 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 .111 .304 .111 .415 2 0 0 0
4 Ronald Condron 22 69 264 230 25 57 10 3 7 33 0 29 61 .248 .338 .409 .747 94 3 1 1
5 Joseph Craffey 18 39 103 93 10 16 3 2 0 11 0 10 31 .172 .252 .247 .500 23 0 0 0
6 Bob Farley* 19 125 532 431 78 117 14 7 13 74 10 92 78 .271 .402 .427 .829 184 4 2 3
7 Berry Gang# 22 5 13 2 .154
8 Joseph Granowski* 19 5 9 2 .222
9 Robert Jensen 21 59 209 191 28 53 8 4 2 27 3 11 40 .277 .324 .393 .716 75 3 2 2
10 Ronald Johnson 19 5 3 0 .000
11 Albert Johnston* 21 17 42 33 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 21 .091 .139 .091 .230 3 0 6 1
12 Richard Klaus 34 3 3 1 .333
13 William Lefever 22 124 565 463 108 128 22 3 6 48 36 82 109 .276 .392 .376 .768 174 11 1 8
14 Dean Maas 22 12 34 31 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 19 .065 .121 .065 .186 2 0 1 0
15 Manny Mota 19 126 549 471 82 148 23 2 7 91 12 59 45 .314 .393 .416 .810 196 7 5 7
16 Donald Norton 23 22 65 49 3 4 0 0 0 4 0 7 15 .082 .196 .082 .278 4 0 9 0
17 John Orsino 19 119 461 408 64 91 19 1 20 79 0 46 91 .223 .306 .422 .727 172 4 0 3
18 Ronald Perry 20 51 75 63 12 10 2 0 1 3 1 9 36 .159 .284 .238 .522 15 2 1 0
19 Christopher Riddell 20 29 59 50 4 7 0 0 0 1 0 3 13 .140 .189 .140 .329 7 0 6 0
20 Joe Sparks* 19 126 483 423 57 100 7 1 7 46 12 50 79 .236 .316 .307 .623 130 1 5 4
21 John Stanton -- 22 79 65 7 13 1 1 1 7 0 13 6 .200 .333 .292 .626 19 0 1 0
22 Donald Svenson 19 14 16 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .071 .071 .071 .143 1 0 2 0
23 Hernan Valdes 19 127 514 446 65 130 25 8 5 52 9 62 63 .291 .383 .417 .800 186 4 2 0
24 Jim Wheeler 21 27 47 46 3 6 2 0 2 5 0 1 21 .130 .149 .304 .453 14 0 0 0
24 Players 19.6 127 4736 4099 646 1029 154 34 78 542 96 552 828 .251 .338 .362 .700 1485 54 31
* - 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 Bobby Bolin 18 15 9 .625 3.53 28 26 9 1 199.0 165 111 78 5 172 139 19 1 16 1.693 7.5 0.2 7.8 6.3 0.81
2 Ken Bracey 20 7 4 .636 3.30 37 0 0 0 79.0 70 32 29 6 37 42 2 0 2 1.354 8.0 0.7 4.2 4.8 1.14
3 Bob Farley* 19 0 0 2
4 Ronald Johnson 19 0 1 .000 5
5 Albert Johnston* 21 7 6 .538 2.49 16 14 8 2 105.0 82 45 29 5 59 79 0 0 5 1.343 7.0 0.4 5.1 6.8 1.34
6 Dean Maas 22 4 6 .400 3.76 12 12 8 1 79.0 87 43 33 7 28 31 1 0 3 1.456 9.9 0.8 3.2 3.5 1.11
7 Donald Norton 23 10 7 .588 3.22 22 20 11 1 151.0 138 82 54 8 58 86 2 0 6 1.298 8.2 0.5 3.5 5.1 1.48
8 Ronald Perry 20 3 5 .375 5.24 31 7 4 0 103.0 105 67 60 9 70 76 4 0 12 1.699 9.2 0.8 6.1 6.6 1.09
9 Christopher Riddell* 20 11 6 .647 3.71 29 21 6 1 153.0 158 80 63 12 69 99 7 1 6 1.484 9.3 0.7 4.1 5.8 1.43
10 Robert Stricko* 19 0 0 9
11 Donald Svenson 19 2 4 .333 3.68 13 6 2 0 44.0 28 22 18 2 43 34 1 0 4 1.614 5.7 0.4 8.8 7.0 0.79
12 Jim Wheeler 21 9 9 .500 5.14 27 20 7 1 126.0 108 86 72 8 131 94 9 0 12 1.897 7.7 0.6 9.4 6.7 0.72
12 Players 20.3 68 57 .544 3.77 127 127 72 55 7 1065.0 965 583 446 67 681 707 48 2 67 1.546 8.2 0.6 5.8 6.0 1.04
* - 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
John Orsino 106 637 61 29 13 .960 6.58 40
Joseph Craffey 26 144 9 3 3 .981 5.88 10

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Farley 125 1037 99 21 100 .982 9.09

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Lefever 123 264 323 49 70 .923 4.77

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Sparks 124 111 260 37 21 .909 2.99

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hernan Valdes 127 199 349 44 74 .926 4.31

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Mota 125 217 20 13 3 .948 1.90
Matty Alou 124 271 20 10 3 .967 2.35
Ronald Condron 62 92 11 6 3 .945 1.66
Robert Jensen 53 86 4 2 1 .978 1.70
John Stanton 15 20 1 2 1 .913 1.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Bracey 37 1 22 0 0 1.000 0.62
Ronald Perry 31 6 26 3 3 .914 1.03
Christopher Riddell 29 12 26 2 3 .950 1.31
Bobby Bolin 28 17 44 6 3 .910 2.18
Jim Wheeler 27 5 20 1 1 .962 0.93
Donald Norton 22 7 29 5 1 .878 1.64
Albert Johnston 16 9 15 2 0 .923 1.50
Donald Svenson 13 2 14 1 1 .941 1.23
Dean Maas 12 6 14 2 2 .909 1.67
Robert Stricko 9 0.00
Ronald Johnson 5 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Matty Alou 18 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Dec 22, 1938 Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, DO
Bobby Bolin 18 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Jan 29, 1939 Hickory Grove, SC, US
Ken Bracey 20 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 11, 1937 Mason City, IL, US
Ronald Condron 22 R R 6' 4.0" 210 1935
Joseph Craffey 18 R 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 8, 1938 Boomer, WV, US
Bob Farley 19 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 15, 1937 Watsontown, PA, US
Berry Gang 22 S 5' 10.0" 165 1935
Joseph Granowski 19 L L 6' 0.0" 182 1938
Robert Jensen 21 R 5' 10.0" 176 May 10, 1936
Ronald Johnson 19 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1938
Albert Johnston 21 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1936
Richard Klaus 34 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Sep 12, 1922 Jamaica, NY, US
William Lefever 22 R 5' 10.0" 160 1935
Dean Maas 22 R R 6' 3.0" 215 1935
Manny Mota 19 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 18, 1938 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Donald Norton 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1934
John Orsino 19 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 22, 1938 Teaneck, NJ, US
Ronald Perry 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1937
Christopher Riddell 20 R L 5' 10.0" 170 1937
Joe Sparks 19 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 15, 1938 McComas, WV, US
John Stanton -- R R Unknown
Robert Stricko 19 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1938
Donald Svenson 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1938
Hernan Valdes 19 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 31, 1937 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Jim Wheeler 21 R R 6' 1.0" 205 1936

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