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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 92 77 13 23 1 1 0 6 1 11 7 .299 .393 .338 .731 26 1 3 0
3 Jack Bowen 20 126 495 413 72 125 22 3 3 61 12 69 40 .303 .404 .392 .796 162 4 5 4
4 Donald Bridges 19 5 2 1 .500
5 Daniel Briner* 20 132 616 550 97 171 15 5 2 45 14 55 43 .311 .374 .367 .741 202 4 1 6
6 James Cross 22 130 603 501 85 135 18 4 5 72 24 95 52 .269 .386 .351 .737 176 1 4 2
7 Bob Duncan 20 32 103 90 6 18 3 0 2 16 1 11 35 .200 .291 .300 .591 27 1 0 1
8 Fred Gladding* 21 38 92 77 6 15 2 1 0 8 0 7 20 .195 .279 .247 .526 19 2 6 0
9 Thomas Gonzalez 19 101 448 395 64 120 14 7 3 51 1 38 36 .304 .361 .397 .759 157 1 8 6
10 Bill Graham 20 18 36 30 5 6 2 0 1 2 0 3 5 .200 .273 .367 .639 11 0 3 0
11 David Justus 20 38 76 61 6 7 2 0 0 6 0 10 21 .115 .233 .148 .380 9 0 3 2
12 Rudolph Kelsch? -- 29 92 77 8 14 1 1 0 9 1 13 13 .182 .297 .221 .517 17 0 1 1
13 Phillip Kliewer 19 29 77 61 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 25 .115 .229 .115 .343 7 2 7 0
14 Richard LoCicero 19 38 141 118 15 25 2 0 0 16 1 20 30 .212 .333 .229 .562 27 2 0 1
15 George McCue* 23 17 56 47 8 8 2 0 1 8 2 8 6 .170 .286 .277 .562 13 0 0 1
16 Donald Meadows 22 137 576 460 74 108 15 1 8 88 16 103 55 .235 .372 .324 .696 149 2 4 7
17 Nathan Price? -- 27 103 83 16 20 6 0 4 15 1 16 26 .241 .369 .458 .827 38 2 0 2
18 Donald Seiferlein 22 6 8 0 .000
19 Richard Sheldon 21 41 90 81 10 16 1 0 0 7 0 4 18 .198 .235 .210 .445 17 0 5 0
20 Leo Smith* 19 82 262 227 30 65 9 3 2 27 1 32 31 .286 .375 .379 .754 86 1 1 1
21 James Spyhalski 20 138 592 502 84 125 18 3 19 80 11 80 89 .249 .354 .410 .765 206 4 2 4
22 Frederick Swertfager 19 7 12 1 .083
23 John Tasker* 21 66 297 224 54 57 6 2 3 34 8 65 41 .254 .422 .339 .761 76 2 3 3
24 Peter Walski 23 11 29 26 1 4 2 1 0 2 0 3 7 .154 .241 .308 .549 8 0 0 0
25 Dick Walter 20 28 66 57 8 12 3 0 0 3 0 1 19 .211 .224 .263 .487 15 0 8 0
26 Stan Wasiak 37 28 90 69 11 21 0 1 0 15 1 18 8 .304 .438 .333 .772 23 0 1 2
27 Robert White 23 74 299 254 31 72 11 0 1 28 0 33 22 .283 .373 .339 .712 86 4 7 1
28 Bob Williams 21 24 50 45 3 7 0 1 0 3 0 3 8 .156 .208 .200 .408 9 0 2 0
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 1
2 Donald Bridges 19 0 1 .000 5 0
3 James Cross 22 0 0 3 0
4 Fred Gladding 21 16 8 .667 2.12 37 24 16 5 217.0 185 73 51 5 93 185 5 0 8 1.281 7.7 0.2 3.9 7.7 1.99
5 Bill Graham 20 5 4 .556 4.35 12 11 5 3 68.1 58 36 33 3 53 66 4 0 2 1.624 7.6 0.4 7.0 8.7 1.25
6 David Justus 20 9 13 .409 4.08 29 18 8 1 159.0 137 99 72 7 88 129 5 0 11 1.415 7.8 0.4 5.0 7.3 1.47
7 Phillip Kliewer* 19 14 7 .667 2.71 29 23 13 2 186.0 172 76 56 4 104 121 5 0 11 1.484 8.3 0.2 5.0 5.9 1.16
8 Donald Seiferlein 22 0 0 5 0
9 Richard Sheldon 21 13 11 .542 4.06 41 24 16 1 226.0 217 121 102 18 83 213 7 0 5 1.327 8.6 0.7 3.3 8.5 2.57
10 Frederick Swertfager 19 4 2 .667 2.52 7 4 2 2 35.2 24 14 10 0 23 24 2 0 0 1.318 6.1 0.0 5.8 6.1 1.04
11 Peter Walski 23 0 0 1 0
12 Dick Walter 20 12 6 .667 2.49 24 21 15 3 159.0 125 59 44 7 71 123 2 0 3 1.233 7.1 0.4 4.0 7.0 1.73
13 Stan Wasiak 37 0 0 2 0
14 Bob Williams? 21 4 7 .364 5.13 17 10 4 0 87.2 100 73 50 8 63 52 5 0 8 1.859 10.3 0.8 6.5 5.3 0.83
15 Gus Yapell? -- 0 1 .000 2 0
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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jack Bowen 119 793 91 16 20 .982 7.43 6
Leo Smith 32 172 10 3 2 .984 5.69 9

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert White 74 567 24 16 58 .974 7.99
John Tasker 66 523 44 10 49 .983 8.59

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thomas Gonzalez 99 208 270 32 60 .937 4.83
Richard LoCicero 38 71 76 14 15 .913 3.87

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Cross 114 119 188 26 22 .922 2.69
Charles Bancroft 22 23 32 4 7 .932 2.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Meadows 118 219 273 37 64 .930 4.17
James Cross 28 36 52 6 8 .936 3.14

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Spyhalski 138 255 21 7 9 .975 2.00
Daniel Briner 132 272 19 10 5 .967 2.20
Leo Smith 40 59 1 3 0 .952 1.50
Bob Duncan 31 47 0 1 0 .979 1.52
Rudolph Kelsch 27 22 3 1 0 .962 0.93
Nathan Price 26 32 2 2 1 .944 1.31
Donald Meadows 22 27 0 0 0 1.000 1.23
George McCue 15 20 2 3 1 .880 1.47

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Sheldon 41 8 28 2 2 .947 0.88
Fred Gladding 37 7 50 3 5 .950 1.54
David Justus 29 7 30 5 3 .881 1.28
Phillip Kliewer 29 14 44 6 3 .906 2.00
Dick Walter 24 9 32 2 2 .953 1.71
Bob Williams 16 2 21 1 0 .958 1.44
Bill Graham 12 2 12 1 0 .933 1.17
Frederick Swertfager 7 0.00
Gene Bacque 6 0.00
Donald Bridges 5 0.00
Donald Seiferlein 5 0.00
James Cross 3 0.00
Stan Wasiak 2 0.00
Gus Yapell 2 0.00
Peter Walski 1 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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