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1957 Nashville Volunteers

1957 > Class AA > 1957 Southern Association
Overall: 83-69
Scored 882 runs, Allowed 740 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-64

Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs-NL
Manager: Dick Sisler
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN)
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 Rick Botelho* 22 7 4 1 .250
2 Billy Bowman 27 30 20 17 6 5 1 0 0 1 0 3 7 .294 .400 .353 .753 6 0 0 0 0
3 John Brechin 27 46 81 69 18 19 4 0 0 6 0 8 16 .275 .351 .333 .684 23 2 0 4 0
4 Tommy Brown 29 139 574 485 71 124 24 0 8 60 3 77 70 .256 .360 .355 .714 172 17 3 7 2
5 Victor Comolli* 28 61 147 122 26 32 4 0 6 26 3 22 25 .262 .381 .443 .824 54 4 2 0 1
6 William Cooke 21 3 3 0 .000
7 Angelo Dagres* 22 20 52 41 9 11 3 0 3 10 1 11 11 .268 .423 .561 .984 23 0 0 0 0
8 Don Dangleis 23 7 8 0 .000
9 Jerry Davis* 24 34 91 71 11 14 1 2 1 5 0 17 31 .197 .352 .310 .662 22 1 0 3 0
10 Dutch Dotterer 25 129 527 455 82 138 29 4 9 79 3 59 40 .303 .387 .444 .830 202 21 4 7 2
11 Charley Grant 36 3 10 2 .200
12 Stan Hollmig 31 88 291 255 47 84 14 1 8 40 1 33 30 .329 .403 .486 .890 124 10 0 1 2
13 Kenneth Hommel 25 9 10 2 .200
14 Cal Howe* 32 45 14 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .182 .357 .182 .539 2 0 0 0 0
15 Tony Jacobs# 31 14 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
16 Bob Kelly 29 41 111 103 11 31 3 0 0 13 0 3 11 .301 .327 .330 .657 34 1 1 4 0
17 Jimmy Ludtka* 25 83 304 261 35 67 6 1 6 30 2 36 41 .257 .350 .356 .706 93 3 2 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
18 John Mackinson 33 4 1 0 .000
19 Russ Meyer# 33 17 50 43 8 9 2 0 0 5 0 3 12 .209 .277 .256 .532 11 1 1 3 0
20 Don Nicholas* 26 97 461 377 83 128 25 6 3 47 16 77 33 .340 .451 .462 .912 174 4 1 4 2
21 John Oldham 24 8 16 1 .063
22 Claude Osteen* 17 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
23 Stan Palys 27 134 594 493 116 177 34 6 24 112 5 93 54 .359 .460 .598 1.059 295 17 3 1 4
24 Roy Pardue 25 8 8 2 .250
25 Jimmy Phelan 24 5 1 0 .000
26 George Schmees* 32 145 615 533 93 153 27 9 17 112 2 70 94 .287 .364 .467 .832 249 18 0 3 9
27 Larry Segovia 24 23 97 83 13 16 3 1 0 5 2 10 13 .193 .280 .253 .533 21 1 0 4 0
28 Phil Shartzer 21 150 602 529 69 138 28 1 4 78 2 61 67 .261 .343 .340 .684 180 21 7 2 3
29 Dick Sisler* 36 113 423 358 66 119 20 4 16 79 1 53 37 .332 .417 .545 .961 195 11 3 3 6
30 James Sprankle 21 43 68 59 3 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 32 .051 .125 .085 .210 5 3 0 4 0
31 James St. Claire 23 3 5 1 .200
32 Larry Taylor 27 143 642 550 78 139 22 1 0 63 1 71 68 .253 .340 .296 .636 163 19 4 12 5
33 Albert Wilson 25 6 12 1 .083
34 Harvey Zernia* 31 99 362 312 53 89 15 1 8 53 0 43 33 .285 .375 .417 .792 130 11 3 2 2
34 Players 27.7 152 5979 5131 882 1462 264 38 108 816 42 742 736 .285 .373 .414 .787 2126 162 69 37 44
* - 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 Rick Botelho* 22 1 1 .500 7
2 Billy Bowman 27 2 6 .250 6.51 27 5 1 1 65.0 81 49 47 11 35 4 44 1 0 1 1.785 11.2 1.5 4.8 6.1 1.26
3 John Brechin 27 13 8 .619 4.02 34 23 10 1 188.0 192 97 84 10 75 7 64 0 0 6 1.420 9.2 0.5 3.6 3.1 0.85
4 William Cooke 21 0 0 3
5 Don Dangleis 23 1 2 .333 6
6 Jerry Davis* 24 13 9 .591 4.56 34 31 13 1 213.0 207 115 108 12 146 1 186 4 1 1 1.657 8.7 0.5 6.2 7.9 1.27
7 Kenneth Hommel 25 3 2 .600 5.40 9 4 1 0 35.0 41 25 21 4 21 2 15 0 0 0 1.771 10.5 1.0 5.4 3.9 0.71
8 Cal Howe* 32 5 4 .556 3.00 45 2 1 0 75.0 65 41 25 7 44 4 63 4 0 3 1.453 7.8 0.8 5.3 7.6 1.43
9 Tony Jacobs 31 1 0 1.000 14
10 Bob Kelly 29 24 11 .686 3.34 38 31 22 4 259.0 261 110 96 20 96 8 185 6 0 3 1.378 9.1 0.7 3.3 6.4 1.93
11 John Mackinson 33 0 1 .000 4
12 Russ Meyer 33 7 5 .583 3.71 17 14 10 1 119.0 138 55 49 8 26 7 53 0 0 2 1.378 10.4 0.6 2.0 4.0 2.04
13 John Oldham* 24 2 2 .500 6.08 7 6 3 1 37.0 38 26 25 2 37 0 26 0 0 4 2.027 9.2 0.5 9.0 6.3 0.70
14 Claude Osteen* 17 1 1 .500 5.54 2 2 13.0 7 8 8 20 2.077 4.8 13.8
15 Roy Pardue 25 1 3 .250 8
16 Jimmy Phelan 24 0 0 5
17 George Schmees* 32 0 0 2
18 James Sprankle 21 8 11 .421 3.92 42 20 7 2 172.0 170 88 75 13 86 8 74 6 0 8 1.488 8.9 0.7 4.5 3.9 0.86
19 Albert Wilson 25 1 3 .250 6.17 6 5 1 0 35.0 41 26 24 5 29 3 16 0 1 1 2.000 10.5 1.3 7.5 4.1 0.55
19 Players 26.7 83 69 .546 4.45 152 152 81 71 11 1320.0 1404 740 652 106 671 49 790 31 2 44 1.572 9.6 0.7 4.6 5.4 1.18
* - 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
Dutch Dotterer 124 673 57 11 16 .985 5.89 6
Victor Comolli 36 174 7 2 1 .989 5.03 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Sisler 92 743 68 7 93 .991 8.82
Stan Hollmig 47 364 29 8 40 .980 8.36
Harvey Zernia 32 195 19 1 27 .995 6.69

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Taylor 139 320 448 26 128 .967 5.53
Jimmy Ludtka 26 61 64 2 22 .984 4.81 Stats for 2 teams
Harvey Zernia 13 34 45 3 7 .963 6.08

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Brown 134 130 214 25 30 .932 2.57
Jimmy Ludtka 30 30 65 2 7 .979 3.17 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Shartzer 150 258 466 14 116 .981 4.83
Jimmy Ludtka 28 61 65 2 24 .984 4.50 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Schmees 142 262 15 7 5 .975 1.95
Stan Palys 133 249 6 8 0 .970 1.92
Don Nicholas 97 227 11 6 1 .975 2.45
Harvey Zernia 39 51 1 1 0 .981 1.33
Stan Hollmig 27 37 1 2 0 .950 1.41
Larry Segovia 23 58 1 0 0 1.000 2.57
Angelo Dagres 16 20 4 2 0 .923 1.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cal Howe 45 5 5 1 0 .909 0.22
James Sprankle 42 10 14 2 0 .923 0.57
Bob Kelly 38 30 43 3 4 .961 1.92
John Brechin 34 12 24 0 0 1.000 1.06
Jerry Davis 34 9 28 1 2 .974 1.09
Billy Bowman 27 4 10 0 1 1.000 0.52
Russ Meyer 17 6 28 0 1 1.000 2.00
Tony Jacobs 14 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.43
Kenneth Hommel 9 0.00
Roy Pardue 8 0.00
Rick Botelho 7 0.00
John Oldham 7 0.00
Claude Osteen 7 0.00
Don Dangleis 6 0.00
Albert Wilson 6 0.00
Jimmy Phelan 5 0.00
John Mackinson 4 0.00
William Cooke 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rick Botelho 22 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 4, 1934 Oakland, CA, US
Billy Bowman 27 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1930
John Brechin 27 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1930
Tommy Brown 29 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 6, 1927 Brooklyn, NY, US
Victor Comolli 28 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 9, 1929 Milford, MA, US
William Cooke 21 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Oct 31, 1935 Chicago, IL, US
Angelo Dagres 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 22, 1934 Newburyport, MA, US
Don Dangleis 23 R R 6' 3.0" 170 May 11, 1934 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jerry Davis 24 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 21, 1932 Kansas City, KS, US
Dutch Dotterer 25 R R 6' 0.0" 209 Nov 11, 1931 Syracuse, NY, US
Charley Grant 36 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Mar 22, 1921 Graceville, FL, US
Stan Hollmig 31 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 2, 1926 Fredericksburg, TX, US
Kenneth Hommel 25 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 8, 1932 Queens, NY, US
Cal Howe 32 L L 6' 3.0" 230 Nov 27, 1924 Rock Falls, IL, US
Tony Jacobs 31 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 5, 1925 Dixmoor, IL, US
Bob Kelly 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 4, 1927 Cleveland, OH, US
Jimmy Ludtka 25 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 9, 1931
John Mackinson 33 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 29, 1923 Orange, NJ, US
Russ Meyer 33 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 25, 1923 Peru, IL, US
Dick Murphy 25 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 25, 1931 Cincinnati, OH, US
Don Nicholas 26 L R 5' 7.0" 150 Oct 30, 1930 Phoenix, AZ, US
John Oldham 24 R L 6' 3.0" 198 Nov 6, 1932 Salinas, CA, US
Claude Osteen 17 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 9, 1939 Caney Springs, TN, US
Stan Palys 27 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 1, 1930 Blakely, PA, US
Roy Pardue 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1932
Jimmy Phelan 24 R R 6' 2.0" 194 1933
George Schmees 32 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 6, 1924 Cincinnati, OH, US
Larry Segovia 24 R 5' 8.0" 170 Nov 29, 1932 Monterey, CA, US
Phil Shartzer 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 15, 1935 Louisville, KY, US
Dick Sisler 36 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 2, 1920 St. Louis, MO, US
James Sprankle 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 22, 1935 Lafayette, IN, US
James St. Claire 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 13, 1933 Taylorsville, NC, US
Larry Taylor 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1930
Albert Wilson 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1932
Harvey Zernia 31 L 6' 1.0" 175 May 31, 1926 Milwaukee, WI, US

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