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1957 Valdosta Tigers

1957 > Class D > 1957 Georgia-Florida League
Overall: 77-62
Scored 716 runs, Allowed 602 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-59

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Stan Wasiak
Represented: Valdosta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
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 Gene Bacque 19 6 5 0 .000
2 Charles Bancroft* 22 22 77 23 1 1 0 .299 .338 26
3 Jack Bowen 20 126 413 125 22 3 3 .303 .392 162
4 Donald Bridges 19 5 2 1 .500
5 Daniel Briner* 20 132 550 171 15 5 2 .311 .367 202
6 James Cross 22 130 501 135 18 4 5 .269 .351 176
7 Bob Duncan 20 32 90 18 3 0 2 .200 .300 27
8 Fred Gladding* 21 38 77 15 2 1 0 .195 .247 19
9 Thomas Gonzalez 19 101 395 120 14 7 3 .304 .397 157
10 Bill Graham 20 18 30 6 2 0 1 .200 .367 11
11 David Justus 20 38 61 7 2 0 0 .115 .148 9
12 Rudolph Kelsch? -- 29 77 14 1 1 0 .182 .221 17
13 Phillip Kliewer 19 29 61 7 0 0 0 .115 .115 7
14 Richard LoCicero 19 38 118 25 2 0 0 .212 .229 27
15 George McCue* 23 17 47 8 2 0 1 .170 .277 13
16 Donald Meadows 22 137 460 108 15 1 8 .235 .324 149
17 Nathan Price? -- 27 83 20 6 0 4 .241 .458 38
18 Donald Seiferlein 22 6 8 0 .000
19 Richard Sheldon 21 41 81 16 1 0 0 .198 .210 17
20 Leo Smith* 19 82 227 65 9 3 2 .286 .379 86
21 James Spyhalski 20 138 502 125 18 3 19 .249 .410 206
22 Frederick Swertfager 19 7 12 1 .083
23 John Tasker* 21 66 224 57 6 2 3 .254 .339 76
24 Peter Walski 23 11 26 4 2 1 0 .154 .308 8
25 Dick Walter 20 28 57 12 3 0 0 .211 .263 15
26 Stan Wasiak 37 28 69 21 0 1 0 .304 .333 23
27 Robert White 23 74 254 72 11 0 1 .283 .339 86
28 Bob Williams 21 24 45 7 0 1 0 .156 .200 9
29 Gus Yapell? -- 2 1 0 .000
29 Players 20.9 140 5376 4549 716 1183 155 34 55 599 97 707 670 .260 .357 .345 .702 1571 78 42
* - 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 Gene Bacque 19 0 2 .000 6
2 Donald Bridges 19 0 1 .000 5
3 James Cross 22 0 0 3
4 Fred Gladding 21 16 8 .667 2.12 37 24 217.0 185 73 51 5 93 1.281 7.7 0.2 3.9
5 Bill Graham 20 5 4 .556 4.35 12 11 68.1 58 36 33 3 53 1.624 7.6 0.4 7.0
6 David Justus 20 9 13 .409 4.08 29 18 159.0 137 99 72 7 88 1.415 7.8 0.4 5.0
7 Phillip Kliewer* 19 14 7 .667 2.71 29 23 186.0 172 76 56 4 104 1.484 8.3 0.2 5.0
8 Donald Seiferlein 22 0 0 5
9 Richard Sheldon 21 13 11 .542 4.06 41 24 226.0 217 121 102 18 83 1.327 8.6 0.7 3.3
10 Frederick Swertfager 19 4 2 .667 2.52 7 4 35.2 24 14 10 0 23 1.318 6.1 0.0 5.8
11 Peter Walski 23 0 0 1
12 Dick Walter 20 12 6 .667 2.49 24 21 159.0 125 59 44 7 71 1.233 7.1 0.4 4.0
13 Stan Wasiak 37 0 0 2
14 Bob Williams? 21 4 7 .364 5.13 17 10 87.2 100 73 50 8 63 1.859 10.3 0.8 6.5
15 Gus Yapell? -- 0 1 .000 2
15 Players 20.4 77 62 .554 140 140 602 1
* - 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
Richard Sheldon 41 0.00
Fred Gladding 37 0.00
David Justus 29 0.00
Phillip Kliewer 29 0.00
Dick Walter 24 0.00
Bob Williams 17 0.00
Bill Graham 12 0.00
Frederick Swertfager 7 0.00
Gene Bacque 6 0.00
Donald Bridges 5 0.00
Donald Seiferlein 5 0.00
Gus Yapell 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gene Bacque 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 12, 1937
Charles Bancroft 22 L 5' 6.0" 165 1935
Jack Bowen 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1937
Donald Bridges 19 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1938
Daniel Briner 20 L L 5' 9.0" 160 1937
James Cross 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1935
Bob Duncan 20 R 6' 2.0" 200 1937
Fred Gladding 21 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Jun 28, 1936 Flat Rock, MI, US
Thomas Gonzalez 19 R 5' 6.0" 160 1938
Bill Graham 20 R R 6' 3.0" 217 Jan 21, 1937 Flemingsburg, KY, US
David Justus 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1937
Rudolph Kelsch -- Unknown
Phillip Kliewer 19 R L 6' 3.0" 170 1938
Richard LoCicero 19 R 5' 9.0" 160 1938
George McCue 23 L L 5' 10.0" 160 1934
Donald Meadows 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1935
Nathan Price -- Unknown
Donald Seiferlein 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1935
Richard Sheldon 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1936
Leo Smith 19 L R 6' 2.0" 210 May 5, 1938 Mobile, AL, US
James Spyhalski 20 R 6' 2.0" 185 1937
Frederick Swertfager 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1938
John Tasker 21 L L 6' 1.0" 183 1936
Peter Walski 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1934
Dick Walter 20 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 13, 1937 Sommerville, MA, US
Stan Wasiak 37 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Apr 8, 1920 Chicago, IL, US
Robert White 23 R 6' 1.0" 210 1934
Bob Williams 21 R 6' 1.0" 178 May 28, 1936 Buffalo, NY, US
Gus Yapell -- Unknown

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