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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
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Gene Bacque19650.000
2Charles Bancroft*22229277132311061117.299.393.338.73126130
3Jack Bowen2012649541372125223361126940.303.404.392.796162454
4Donald Bridges19521.500
5Daniel Briner*2013261655097171155245145543.311.374.367.741202416
6James Cross2213060350185135184572249552.269.386.351.737176142
7Bob Duncan2032103906183021611135.200.291.300.59127101
8Fred Gladding*2138927761521080720.195.279.247.52619260
9Thomas Gonzalez191014483956412014735113836.304.361.397.759157186
10Bill Graham20183630562012035.200.273.367.63911030
11David Justus2038766167200601021.115.233.148.3809032
12Rudolph Kelsch?--299277814110911313.182.297.221.51717011
13Phillip Kliewer192977618700000725.115.229.115.3437270
14Richard LoCicero193814111815252001612030.212.333.229.56227201
15George McCue*23175647882018286.170.286.277.56213001
16Donald Meadows22137576460741081518881610355.235.372.324.696149247
17Nathan Price?--271038316206041511626.241.369.458.82738202
18Donald Seiferlein22680.000
19Richard Sheldon21419081101610070418.198.235.210.44517050
20Leo Smith*198226222730659322713231.286.375.379.75486111
21James Spyhalski20138592502841251831980118089.249.354.410.765206424
22Frederick Swertfager197121.083
23John Tasker*216629722454576233486541.254.422.339.76176233
24Peter Walski23112926142102037.154.241.308.5498000
25Dick Walter2028665781230030119.211.224.263.48715080
26Stan Wasiak372890691121010151188.304.438.333.77223012
27Robert White2374299254317211012803322.283.373.339.71286471
28Bob Williams21245045370103038.156.208.200.4089020
29Gus Yapell?--210.000
29 Players20.9140537645497161183155345559997707670.260.357.345.70215717842
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Gene Bacque1902.00061
2Donald Bridges1901.00050
3James Cross220030
4Fred Gladding21168.6672.123724165217.018573515931855081.2817.70.23.97.71.99
5Bill Graham2054.5564.3512115368.1583633353664021.6247.60.47.08.71.25
6David Justus20913.4094.08291881159.0137997278812950111.4157.80.45.07.31.47
7Phillip Kliewer*19147.6672.712923132186.01727656410412150111.4848.30.25.05.91.16
8Donald Seiferlein220050
9Richard Sheldon211311.5424.064124161226.021712110218832137051.3278.60.73.38.52.57
10Frederick Swertfager1942.6672.52742235.2241410023242001.3186.10.05.86.11.04
11Peter Walski230010
12Dick Walter20126.6672.492421153159.012559447711232031.2337.10.44.07.01.73
13Stan Wasiak370020
14Bob Williams?2147.3645.1317104087.21007350863525081.85910.30.86.55.30.83
15Gus Yapell?--01.00020
15 Players20.47762.5541401406021
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Jack Bowen119793911620.9827.436
Leo Smith321721032.9845.699

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Robert White74567241658.9747.99
John Tasker66523441049.9838.59

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Thomas Gonzalez992082703260.9374.83
Richard LoCicero3871761415.9133.87

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
James Cross1141191882622.9222.69
Charles Bancroft22233247.9322.50

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Donald Meadows1182192733764.9304.17
James Cross28365268.9363.14

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
James Spyhalski1382552179.9752.00
Daniel Briner13227219105.9672.20
Leo Smith4059130.9521.50
Bob Duncan3147010.9791.52
Rudolph Kelsch2722310.9620.93
Nathan Price2632221.9441.31
Donald Meadows22270001.0001.23
George McCue1520231.8801.47

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Richard Sheldon4182822.9470.88
Fred Gladding3775035.9501.54
David Justus2973053.8811.28
Phillip Kliewer29144463.9062.00
Dick Walter2493222.9531.71
Bob Williams1622110.9581.44
Bill Graham1221210.9331.17
Frederick Swertfager70.00
Gene Bacque60.00
Donald Bridges50.00
Donald Seiferlein50.00
James Cross30.00
Stan Wasiak20.00
Gus Yapell20.00
Peter Walski10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Gene Bacque19RR6' 3.0"195Aug 12, 1937
Charles Bancroft22L5' 6.0"1651935
Jack Bowen20RR6' 0.0"1851937
Donald Bridges19RR6' 2.0"1951938
Daniel Briner20LL5' 9.0"1601937
James Cross22RR6' 2.0"1801935
Bob Duncan20R6' 2.0"2001937
Fred Gladding21LR6' 1.0"220Jun 28, 1936Flat Rock, MI, US
Thomas Gonzalez19R5' 6.0"1601938
Bill Graham20RR6' 3.0"217Jan 21, 1937Flemingsburg, KY, US
David Justus20RR5' 10.0"1701937
Rudolph Kelsch--Unknown
Phillip Kliewer19RL6' 3.0"1701938
Richard LoCicero19R5' 9.0"1601938
George McCue23LL5' 10.0"1601934
Donald Meadows22RR5' 11.0"1751935
Nathan Price--Unknown
Donald Seiferlein22RR5' 11.0"1851935
Richard Sheldon21RR6' 1.0"1801936
Leo Smith19LR6' 2.0"210May 5, 1938Mobile, AL, US
James Spyhalski20R6' 2.0"1851937
Frederick Swertfager19RR6' 0.0"1901938
John Tasker21LL6' 1.0"1831936
Peter Walski23RR6' 0.0"1901934
Dick Walter20RR6' 0.0"190Jun 13, 1937Sommerville, MA, US
Stan Wasiak37RR5' 9.0"170Apr 8, 1920Chicago, IL, US
Robert White23R6' 1.0"2101934
Bob Williams21R6' 1.0"178May 28, 1936Buffalo, NY, US
Gus Yapell--Unknown

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