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1957 Minneapolis Millers

1957 > Class AAA > 1957 American Association
Overall: 85-69
Scored 700 runs, Allowed 687 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-76

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: John Davis
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium (Bloomington, MN)
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 Felipe Alou 22 24 62 57 7 12 2 0 0 3 1 5 8 .211 .274 .246 .520 14 0 0 0 0
2 Gene Bearden* 36 42 52 49 2 9 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 .184 .216 .184 .399 9 0 1 0 0
3 Mike Blyzka 28 22 33 28 3 9 3 0 0 4 0 2 11 .321 .355 .429 .783 12 0 2 1 0
4 Roger Bowman 29 15 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
5 Eddie Bressoud 25 81 338 318 48 91 26 4 4 35 3 15 30 .286 .318 .431 .748 137 1 1 3 0
6 Pete Burnside 26 21 48 46 4 7 0 0 0 6 0 1 21 .152 .170 .152 .322 7 0 1 0 0
7 Foster Castleman 26 48 158 151 13 37 5 0 3 13 1 5 18 .245 .272 .338 .610 51 1 0 1 1
8 Orlando Cepeda 19 151 606 563 91 174 31 3 25 108 1 27 68 .309 .344 .508 .852 286 7 1 8 8
9 Webbo Clarke* 29 23 31 30 0 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .233 .233 .300 .533 9 0 1 0 0
10 Jim Constable# 24 10 17 15 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 .200 .294 .200 .494 3 0 0 0 0
11 Al Corwin 30 26 36 35 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 10 .114 .139 .171 .310 6 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
12 Jim Davenport 23 148 581 529 68 154 28 3 10 53 4 39 52 .291 .340 .412 .752 218 3 5 5 6
13 Jim Davis# 32 21 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 0 0 0
14 Don Grate 33 150 552 506 71 150 27 9 10 69 4 25 67 .296 .332 .445 .777 225 5 10 6 2
15 Bobby Hofman 31 61 195 169 25 47 10 1 4 28 1 20 29 .278 .361 .420 .781 71 3 1 2 2
16 Jake Jenkins 28 33 96 90 9 21 2 0 2 13 0 4 9 .233 .263 .322 .585 29 0 1 1 0
17 Gordon Jones 27 33 62 58 4 13 0 0 0 7 0 1 18 .224 .237 .224 .461 13 0 3 0 0
18 Joe Margoneri* 27 27 50 46 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 18 .109 .125 .109 .234 5 0 2 1 0
19 Stu Miller 29 7 14 2 .143
20 Carlos Paula 29 104 347 312 48 90 18 3 6 45 3 31 34 .288 .353 .423 .776 132 1 1 2 4
21 Bobby Prescott 26 54 194 169 24 47 9 2 8 31 3 20 34 .278 .354 .497 .851 84 1 2 2 3
22 Steve Ridzik 28 24 49 47 6 19 3 1 2 7 0 2 4 .404 .429 .638 1.067 30 0 0 0 0
23 Andre Rodgers 22 52 182 150 21 33 9 1 2 15 4 26 27 .220 .330 .333 .663 50 0 3 3 3
24 Freddy Rodriguez 33 66 22 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .000 .050 .000 .050 0 0 2 0 0
25 Bob Schmidt 24 120 453 413 51 108 14 4 17 61 1 31 64 .262 .313 .438 .751 181 2 2 5 2
26 Joe Shipley 22 18 24 24 1 5 1 0 1 6 0 0 6 .208 .208 .375 .583 9 0 0 0 0
27 Max Surkont 35 28 74 62 3 18 1 0 2 9 0 3 19 .290 .324 .403 .727 25 1 6 2 0
28 Lee Tate 25 8 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
29 Bill Taylor* 27 115 437 409 57 112 23 1 21 59 4 24 57 .274 .314 .489 .803 200 1 1 2 2
30 Wayne Terwilliger 32 144 614 508 84 137 35 4 7 50 18 88 58 .270 .381 .396 .776 201 5 10 3 0
31 Hank Thompson* 31 78 274 222 32 54 5 0 2 19 4 49 34 .243 .382 .293 .675 65 1 2 0 5
32 Jackie Tobin* 36 42 131 106 15 30 4 1 0 8 1 23 11 .283 .415 .340 .755 36 1 1 0 0
33 Ed White 31 13 33 28 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 4 8 .107 .212 .107 .319 3 0 0 1 0
33 Players 27.2 156 5767 5167 700 1398 256 38 127 652 57 459 751 .271 .331 .409 .740 2111 100 33 60 48 37
* - 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 Bearden* 36 5 6 .455 5.30 34 12 0 0 112.0 141 71 66 18 39 5 33 0 0 3 1.607 11.3 1.4 3.1 2.7 0.85
2 Mike Blyzka 28 7 3 .700 5.31 22 10 2 0 83.0 85 52 49 7 38 4 40 1 0 5 1.482 9.2 0.8 4.1 4.3 1.05
3 Roger Bowman* 29 1 2 .333 7.20 15 2 0 0 30.0 44 25 24 5 14 2 18 2 1 1 1.933 13.2 1.5 4.2 5.4 1.29 Stats for 2 teams
4 Pete Burnside* 26 10 5 .667 2.47 20 17 9 4 131.0 101 42 36 4 52 5 114 2 0 3 1.168 6.9 0.3 3.6 7.8 2.19
5 Webbo Clarke* 29 3 5 .375 4.39 21 8 3 0 80.0 85 42 39 10 38 5 22 0 0 4 1.538 9.6 1.1 4.3 2.5 0.58
6 Jim Constable* 24 3 2 .600 4.80 10 6 1 0 45.0 56 28 24 2 18 0 26 2 0 1 1.644 11.2 0.4 3.6 5.2 1.44
7 Al Corwin 30 4 9 .308 5.72 22 19 5 0 107.0 113 76 68 16 48 4 52 0 0 5 1.505 9.5 1.3 4.0 4.4 1.08 Stats for 2 teams
8 Jim Davis* 32 1 1 .500 3.50 21 1 0 0 36.0 42 19 14 3 17 1 16 1 0 2 1.639 10.5 0.8 4.2 4.0 0.94
9 Gordon Jones 27 9 14 .391 5.04 33 24 7 1 166.0 193 103 93 15 45 11 97 1 1 2 1.434 10.5 0.8 2.4 5.3 2.16
10 Joe Margoneri* 27 9 10 .474 4.84 25 19 6 1 132.0 156 77 71 10 64 5 71 0 0 1 1.667 10.6 0.7 4.4 4.8 1.11
11 Stu Miller 29 3 3 .500 2.29 7 7 4 2 51.0 40 21 13 4 19 3 26 0 0 4 1.157 7.1 0.7 3.4 4.6 1.37
12 Steve Ridzik 28 8 6 .571 4.38 21 16 8 0 117.0 112 64 57 10 50 3 83 5 0 3 1.385 8.6 0.8 3.8 6.4 1.66
13 Freddy Rodriguez 33 6 5 .545 2.97 66 1 0 0 106.0 103 38 35 7 43 8 85 5 2 4 1.377 8.7 0.6 3.7 7.2 1.98
14 Joe Shipley 22 4 1 .800 3.84 18 3 1 0 61.0 53 32 26 2 42 3 31 8 0 5 1.557 7.8 0.3 6.2 4.6 0.74
15 Max Surkont 35 15 5 .750 3.05 27 26 10 2 183.0 169 68 62 15 35 4 115 2 0 2 1.115 8.3 0.7 1.7 5.7 3.29
15 Players 29.8 85 69 .552 4.10 156 156 104 52 10 1342.0 1387 687 611 111 511 57 784 27 3 41 1.414 9.3 0.7 3.4 5.3 1.53
* - 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
Bob Schmidt 117 624 44 4 6 .994 5.71 10
Bobby Hofman 27 116 7 2 1 .984 4.56 2
Jake Jenkins 27 123 10 1 2 .993 4.93 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Orlando Cepeda 139 1150 83 14 100 .989 8.87
Bobby Hofman 19 147 11 1 12 .994 8.32

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Terwilliger 138 359 365 9 79 .988 5.25
Hank Thompson 13 32 31 2 5 .969 4.85
Foster Castleman 10 3 9 0 2 1.000 1.20

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Davenport 147 122 252 15 20 .961 2.54

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Bressoud 81 157 253 11 57 .974 5.06
Andre Rodgers 47 63 115 7 20 .962 3.79
Foster Castleman 24 26 58 5 10 .944 3.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Grate 145 362 9 8 2 .979 2.56
Bill Taylor 110 173 0 5 0 .972 1.57
Carlos Paula 79 138 4 11 0 .928 1.80
Hank Thompson 56 89 4 3 0 .969 1.66
Bobby Prescott 54 126 5 7 0 .949 2.43
Jackie Tobin 38 67 1 1 1 .986 1.79
Felipe Alou 22 32 1 1 0 .971 1.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Freddy Rodriguez 66 0 16 1 1 .941 0.24
Gene Bearden 34 7 27 2 1 .944 1.00
Gordon Jones 33 7 26 1 1 .971 1.00
Max Surkont 27 9 43 0 2 1.000 1.93
Joe Margoneri 25 3 20 1 1 .958 0.92
Mike Blyzka 22 9 9 0 1 1.000 0.82
Al Corwin 22 4 22 1 3 .963 1.18 Stats for 2 teams
Webbo Clarke 21 5 23 0 1 1.000 1.33
Jim Davis 21 2 4 2 1 .750 0.29
Steve Ridzik 21 9 23 1 3 .970 1.52
Pete Burnside 20 2 24 2 0 .929 1.30
Joe Shipley 18 2 20 0 2 1.000 1.22
Roger Bowman 15 2 9 2 1 .846 0.73 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Constable 10 3 5 1 0 .889 0.80
Stu Miller 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Felipe Alou 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 12, 1935 Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, DO
Gene Bearden 36 L L 6' 3.0" 198 Sep 5, 1920 Lexa, AR, US
Mike Blyzka 28 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 25, 1928 Hamtramck, MI, US
Roger Bowman 29 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 18, 1927 Amsterdam, NY, US
Eddie Bressoud 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 2, 1932 Los Angeles, CA, US
Pete Burnside 26 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 2, 1930 Evanston, IL, US
Foster Castleman 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 1, 1931 Nashville, TN, US
Orlando Cepeda 19 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 17, 1937 Ponce, PR
Webbo Clarke 29 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Jun 8, 1928 Colon, Colon, PA
Jim Constable 24 S L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 14, 1933 Jonesborough, TN, US
Al Corwin 30 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 3, 1926 Newburgh, NY, US
Jim Davenport 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 17, 1933 Siluria, AL, US
Jim Davis 32 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 15, 1924 Red Bluff, CA, US
Don Grate 33 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 27, 1923 Greenfield, OH, US
Bobby Hofman 31 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 5, 1925 St. Louis, MO, US
Jake Jenkins 28 R 5' 11.0" 180 May 9, 1929
Gordon Jones 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 2, 1930 Portland, OR, US
Joe Margoneri 27 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 13, 1930 Somerset, PA, US
Stu Miller 29 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 26, 1927 Northampton, MA, US
Carlos Paula 29 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 28, 1927 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Bobby Prescott 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 27, 1931 Colon, Colon, PA
Steve Ridzik 28 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 29, 1929 Yonkers, NY, US
Andre Rodgers 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 2, 1934 Nassau, BS
Freddy Rodriguez 33 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 29, 1924 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Bob Schmidt 24 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 22, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Shipley 22 R R 6' 4.0" 210 May 9, 1935 Morristown, TN, US
Max Surkont 35 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 16, 1922 Central Falls, RI, US
Lee Tate 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1932 Black Rock, AR, US
Bill Taylor 27 L L 6' 3.0" 212 Dec 30, 1929 Alhambra, CA, US
Wayne Terwilliger 32 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jun 27, 1925 Clare, MI, US
Hank Thompson 31 L R 5' 9.0" 174 Dec 8, 1925 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Jackie Tobin 36 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Jan 8, 1921 Oakland, CA, US
Ed White 31 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Apr 6, 1926 Anniston, AL, US

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