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1957 Birmingham Barons

1957 > Class AA > 1957 Southern Association
Overall: 74-79
Scored 718 runs, Allowed 732 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-78

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Johnny Pesky
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
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 James Atkins* 36 66 100 84 5 18 0 0 0 6 0 11 13 .214 .302 .214 .516 18 1 0 4 1
2 Matt Batts 35 50 179 158 15 35 6 0 1 18 0 16 22 .222 .298 .278 .576 44 6 2 1 2
3 Bud Black 24 9 15 1 .067
4 Harry Byrd 32 10 25 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 0 1 0
5 Dick Camilli 25 117 466 427 49 115 22 9 6 50 2 26 36 .269 .310 .405 .715 173 11 1 8 4
6 Jerry Davie 24 49 65 57 13 14 3 0 0 8 0 6 11 .246 .317 .298 .616 17 1 0 2 0
7 Rowland Davies* 23 3 1 0 .000
8 Steve Demeter 22 126 521 478 63 128 30 6 13 79 1 30 73 .268 .315 .437 .752 209 17 5 3 5
9 Jack Dittmer* 29 75 302 272 47 84 16 4 15 55 1 23 13 .309 .361 .563 .924 153 7 1 3 3
10 Lawrence Donovan 23 3 2 0 .000
11 Richard Duffy* 27 19 37 24 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 7 .042 .273 .042 .314 1 1 1 4 1
12 Van Fletcher 32 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0
13 Andrew Frazier 28 132 562 518 57 138 23 3 6 49 2 31 49 .266 .311 .357 .668 185 16 4 5 4 Stats for 2 teams
14 Thomas Futch 24 7 19 2 .105
15 Harry Gilbert 28 3 5 0 .000
16 Al Grandcolas 24 32 148 120 16 26 5 1 2 15 0 21 22 .217 .336 .325 .661 39 2 1 5 1
17 Bill Harrington 29 21 41 32 4 6 1 0 0 2 0 2 7 .188 .235 .219 .454 7 0 0 7 0
18 Hal Hudson* 30 4 4 1 .250
19 Emil Karlik* 25 5 3 0 .000
20 Don Lee 23 3 3 1 .333
21 Ronnie Lee 28 11 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 1 0
22 Joe Lewis 26 6 8 1 .125
23 Ed McGhee 32 88 349 296 51 79 13 2 8 48 2 46 38 .267 .363 .405 .769 120 5 1 2 4
24 Jim McManus* 20 141 605 528 77 138 24 8 17 60 6 66 81 .261 .341 .434 .774 229 4 0 6 5
25 Sammy Miley* 26 35 125 112 22 34 4 0 2 20 1 12 13 .304 .368 .393 .761 44 1 0 0 1
26 Harry Nicholas 27 41 27 26 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 8 .192 .222 .231 .453 6 1 0 0 0
27 Karl Olson 26 40 157 142 14 28 8 1 1 16 1 12 40 .197 .268 .289 .556 41 1 2 0 1
28 Bobo Osborne* 21 74 322 272 60 78 13 3 12 58 5 43 46 .287 .382 .489 .871 133 2 2 0 5
29 Daniel Ryan 32 21 55 47 3 14 2 0 0 2 0 8 3 .298 .400 .340 .740 16 2 0 0 0
30 Walt Streuli 21 19 59 53 5 12 2 0 0 7 0 6 8 .226 .305 .264 .569 14 1 0 0 0
31 Jim Stump 25 35 77 64 8 12 0 1 0 4 0 2 12 .188 .212 .219 .431 14 3 0 11 0
32 Joseph Tipton 35 92 313 267 32 58 18 0 4 31 1 36 40 .217 .318 .330 .648 88 11 5 2 3
33 Tom Van Remmen 23 21 27 26 3 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 6 .115 .148 .154 .302 4 0 0 0 0
34 Coot Veal 24 119 513 464 54 105 20 5 3 40 3 40 45 .226 .285 .310 .596 144 9 0 5 4
35 Ken Walters 23 138 554 491 80 135 27 8 17 77 4 39 63 .275 .333 .466 .800 229 4 8 8 8
36 John Weiss 32 4 1 0 .000
37 Frank White 26 29 68 58 3 12 1 0 0 5 0 5 9 .207 .270 .224 .494 13 0 0 5 0
38 Bill Wilson 28 28 118 102 18 24 4 1 0 10 1 14 16 .235 .328 .294 .622 30 4 0 2 0
39 Tom Wright* 33 127 439 358 60 92 15 3 7 39 1 69 39 .257 .382 .374 .756 134 9 6 2 4
39 Players 26.4 154 5793 5095 718 1270 238 53 108 568 28 561 719 .249 .321 .380 .702 1938 107 92 45 32
* - 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 James Atkins 36 14 5 .737 2.86 45 9 3 0 192.0 173 67 61 20 44 2 83 3 0 1 1.130 8.1 0.9 2.1 3.9 1.89
2 Bud Black 24 2 3 .400 4.70 9 8 2 0 44.0 46 28 23 4 22 0 17 5 0 1 1.545 9.4 0.8 4.5 3.5 0.77
3 Harry Byrd 32 5 2 .714 2.08 10 7 5 0 65.0 52 19 15 2 12 0 26 2 0 1 0.985 7.2 0.3 1.7 3.6 2.17
4 Robert Cruze* 27 0 0 1
5 Jerry Davie 24 10 13 .435 4.87 33 26 12 1 170.0 188 98 92 12 89 6 75 7 0 7 1.629 10.0 0.6 4.7 4.0 0.84
6 Rowland Davies* 23 0 1 .000 3
7 Lawrence Donovan 23 0 1 .000 3
8 Richard Duffy* 27 2 7 .222 4.95 19 17 2 0 100.0 89 64 55 10 73 0 68 5 0 5 1.620 8.0 0.9 6.6 6.1 0.93
9 Van Fletcher 32 0 1 .000 12
10 Harry Gilbert 28 1 0 1.000 3
11 Bill Harrington 29 6 6 .500 4.30 21 13 3 0 113.0 128 59 54 13 35 0 49 0 0 1 1.442 10.2 1.0 2.8 3.9 1.40
12 Hal Hudson* 30 0 0 4
13 Don Lee 23 0 1 .000 7.00 3 3 9.0 15 7 7 1 1.778 15.0 1.0
14 Ronnie Lee* 28 0 2 .000 11
15 Joe Lewis 26 1 3 .250 6
16 Harry Nicholas 27 6 4 .600 4.01 40 0 0 0 92.0 64 30 41 5 35 1 68 3 0 1 1.076 6.3 0.5 3.4 6.7 1.94
17 Jim Stump 25 14 11 .560 3.40 31 28 14 0 201.0 202 93 76 10 76 2 82 7 0 4 1.383 9.0 0.4 3.4 3.7 1.08
18 Gerald Thomas 22 0 0 1
19 Tom Van Remmen 23 3 3 .500 5.67 17 6 2 0 73.0 75 51 46 4 54 1 26 3 0 4 1.767 9.2 0.5 6.7 3.2 0.48
20 John Weiss 32 1 1 .500 4
21 Frank White 26 9 15 .375 4.45 29 27 10 0 182.0 187 101 90 17 69 1 67 2 0 2 1.407 9.2 0.8 3.4 3.3 0.97
21 Players 27.4 74 79 .484 4.41 154 154 99 55 1 1342.0 1370 732 658 112 592 22 607 41 0 29 1.462 9.2 0.8 4.0 4.1 1.03
* - 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
Joseph Tipton 87 388 39 3 6 .993 4.91 5
Matt Batts 45 205 11 4 2 .982 4.80 2
Daniel Ryan 20 63 6 1 2 .986 3.45 1
Walt Streuli 18 78 3 0 1 1.000 4.50 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim McManus 138 1168 97 22 127 .983 9.17
Bobo Osborne 13 111 8 1 9 .992 9.15

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Camilli 79 175 224 21 63 .950 5.05
Jack Dittmer 75 165 224 10 41 .975 5.19

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Demeter 126 135 233 24 23 .939 2.92
Dick Camilli 22 29 41 2 4 .972 3.18

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andrew Frazier 126 219 349 25 91 .958 4.51 Stats for 2 teams
Coot Veal 118 268 357 12 70 .981 5.30
Al Grandcolas 24 52 75 5 20 .962 5.29

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Walters 127 239 10 5 0 .980 1.96
Tom Wright 104 208 7 4 1 .982 2.07
Ed McGhee 83 188 7 4 2 .980 2.35
Bobo Osborne 61 101 9 6 0 .948 1.80
Karl Olson 40 112 1 4 0 .966 2.83
Sammy Miley 29 59 8 3 0 .957 2.31
Bill Wilson 27 77 2 0 0 1.000 2.93

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Atkins 45 13 23 3 1 .923 0.80
Harry Nicholas 40 6 3 0 0 1.000 0.23
Jerry Davie 33 17 45 2 6 .969 1.88
Jim Stump 31 4 26 3 4 .909 0.97
Frank White 29 8 28 1 0 .973 1.24
Bill Harrington 21 11 14 0 1 1.000 1.19
Richard Duffy 19 4 17 0 3 1.000 1.11
Tom Van Remmen 17 10 13 1 1 .958 1.35
Van Fletcher 12 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.50
Ronnie Lee 11 0 5 1 0 .833 0.45
Harry Byrd 10 2 13 0 0 1.000 1.50
Bud Black 9 0.00
Joe Lewis 6 0.00
Hal Hudson 4 0.00
John Weiss 4 0.00
Rowland Davies 3 0.00
Lawrence Donovan 3 0.00
Harry Gilbert 3 0.00
Don Lee 3 0.00
Robert Cruze 1 0.00
Gerald Thomas 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Atkins 36 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 10, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Matt Batts 35 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Oct 16, 1921 San Antonio, TX, US
Bud Black 24 R R 6' 3.0" 197 Jul 9, 1932 St. Louis, MO, US
Harry Byrd 32 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Feb 3, 1925 Darlington, SC, US
Dick Camilli 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1932
Robert Cruze 27 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 21, 1930 Ansonia, OH, US
Jerry Davie 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 10, 1933 Detroit, MI, US
Rowland Davies 23 L L 5' 11.0" 168 1934
Steve Demeter 22 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jan 27, 1935 Homer City, PA, US
Jack Dittmer 29 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 10, 1928 Elkader, IA, US
Lawrence Donovan 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1934
Richard Duffy 27 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Van Fletcher 32 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 6, 1924 East Bend, NC, US
Andrew Frazier 28 R 6' 2.0" 170 Jun 27, 1929
Thomas Futch 24 R 6' 2.0" 200 1933
Harry Gilbert 28 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1929
Al Grandcolas 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 14, 1932 Belleville, IL, US
Bill Harrington 29 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 3, 1927 Sanford, NC, US
Hal Hudson 30 L L 5' 10.0" 175 May 4, 1927 Grosse Pointe, MI, US
Emil Karlik 25 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 7, 1932
Don Lee 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 26, 1934 Globe, AZ, US
Ronnie Lee 28 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1929
Joe Lewis 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 24, 1931 Fall River, MA, US
Ed McGhee 32 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 29, 1924 Perry, AR, US
Jim McManus 20 L L 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 20, 1936 Brookline, MA, US
Sammy Miley 26 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 8, 1931 Newton, MS, US
Harry Nicholas 27 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 28, 1929 Valley Stream, NY, US
Karl Olson 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 6, 1930 Ross, CA, US
Bobo Osborne 21 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Oct 12, 1935 Chattahoochee, GA, US
Daniel Ryan 32 R 5' 10.0" 180 1925
Walt Streuli 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 26, 1935 Memphis, TN, US
Jim Stump 25 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Feb 10, 1932 Lansing, MI, US
Gerald Thomas 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1935
Joseph Tipton 35 R 5' 11.0" 188 1922
Tom Van Remmen 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Apr 2, 1934 Buffalo, NY, US
Coot Veal 24 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jul 9, 1932 Sandersville, GA, US
Ken Walters 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 11, 1933 Fresno, CA, US
John Weiss 32 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 20, 1924
Frank White 26 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 18, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Wilson 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 6, 1928 Central City, NE, US
Tom Wright 33 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 22, 1923 Shelby, NC, US

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