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1958 Omaha Cardinals

1958 > Class AAA > 1958 American Association
Overall: 80-74
Scored 692 runs, Allowed 599 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Johnny Keane
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1957 / 1959

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Tony Alomar 24 64 169 151 15 41 0 0 0 9 1 13 19 .272 .329 .272 .601 41 0 5 0 3
2 Frank Barnes 31 22 49 41 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 6 17 .073 .191 .073 .265 3 0 2 0 0
3 David Benedict* 28 39 23 20 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 6 .050 .174 .050 .224 1 0 0 0 0
4 Bob Blaylock 23 37 84 79 8 18 1 0 2 5 0 4 23 .228 .265 .316 .582 25 0 1 0 0
5 Pidge Browne* 29 154 646 555 67 148 32 9 11 97 4 75 69 .267 .353 .416 .769 231 3 6 7 14
6 Harry Byrd 33 16 6 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0 0
7 Chris Cannizzaro 20 110 380 334 44 91 14 1 6 41 4 33 67 .272 .340 .374 .714 125 3 6 4 7
8 Duke Carmel* 21 11 22 20 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 .100 .182 .100 .282 2 0 0 0 0
9 Nelson Chittum 25 29 66 56 5 8 2 1 0 6 1 1 14 .143 .169 .214 .384 12 1 7 1 0
10 Don Choate 19 25 39 35 3 7 1 0 0 4 0 1 7 .200 .222 .229 .451 8 0 3 0 0
11 Phil Clark 25 44 16 12 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 .167 .333 .250 .583 3 0 1 0 0
12 Glen Crable 25 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0
13 Curt Flood 20 15 56 53 10 18 4 1 1 6 1 2 1 .340 .375 .509 .884 27 1 0 0 0
14 Jim Frey* 27 117 496 420 63 119 19 7 4 45 7 67 35 .283 .382 .390 .773 164 2 4 3 5
15 Bob Gibson 22 14 30 27 4 7 0 0 1 5 1 1 9 .259 .310 .370 .681 10 1 1 0 0
16 Waldo Gonzalez 24 26 86 78 11 18 1 0 1 6 1 6 15 .231 .279 .282 .561 22 0 0 2 1
17 Everette Joyner* 30 127 436 392 70 115 20 5 13 66 1 37 29 .293 .353 .469 .823 184 1 3 3 5
18 Boyd Linker 25 30 22 18 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 .111 .158 .167 .325 3 0 3 0 0
19 Bob Mabe 28 10 27 19 1 4 2 0 0 4 0 0 9 .211 .200 .316 .516 6 0 7 1 0
20 Ben Mateosky 25 117 387 355 50 99 17 4 11 51 1 25 71 .279 .327 .442 .770 157 2 2 3 9 Stats for 2 teams
21 Lindy McDaniel 22 7 17 3 .176
22 Lloyd Merritt 25 9 1 0 .000
23 Billy Muffett 27 3 11 3 .273
24 Ron Plaza* 23 145 532 478 59 114 21 7 3 36 5 43 75 .238 .305 .331 .635 158 3 7 1 10
25 Billy Queen 29 90 241 213 21 41 7 0 4 23 3 22 24 .192 .267 .282 .548 60 1 1 4 5
26 Barney Schultz 31 39 28 23 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .217 .280 .217 .497 5 0 3 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
27 Wally Shannon* 25 18 70 66 9 11 1 2 0 1 0 3 9 .167 .203 .242 .445 16 0 1 0 0
28 Oscar Sierra 32 38 70 59 3 14 2 0 0 6 0 9 9 .237 .329 .271 .600 16 0 0 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
29 Bill Smith* 24 37 67 58 6 7 0 0 0 2 0 4 16 .121 .175 .121 .295 7 0 4 1 0
30 Bobby Smith 24 131 528 499 76 157 24 5 17 79 4 16 45 .315 .337 .485 .822 242 2 9 2 6
31 Lee Tate 26 144 648 569 74 166 19 5 2 43 5 57 51 .292 .356 .353 .710 201 4 11 7 3
32 Joe Taylor 32 43 172 148 28 40 10 0 10 34 4 20 17 .270 .359 .541 .899 80 1 2 1 2
33 Benny Valenzuela 25 126 536 454 56 129 14 2 13 72 0 64 32 .284 .366 .410 .775 186 0 8 10 1
33 Players 25.8 154 5838 5164 692 1366 212 46 98 629 45 507 696 .265 .330 .380 .710 1964 126 22 95 50 67
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 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 Frank Barnes 31 7 6 .538 2.58 18 18 7 4 122.0 101 39 35 3 50 3 115 6 0 1 1.238 7.5 0.2 3.7 8.5 2.30
2 David Benedict* 28 2 7 .222 3.54 39 7 1 0 89.0 91 43 35 7 53 7 51 1 0 1 1.618 9.2 0.7 5.4 5.2 0.96
3 Bob Blaylock 23 8 14 .364 4.08 33 26 6 2 214.0 199 104 97 17 95 8 193 4 1 4 1.374 8.4 0.7 4.0 8.1 2.03
4 Harry Byrd 33 1 2 .333 3.94 16 0 0 0 32.0 38 16 14 4 14 2 15 3 0 1 1.625 10.7 1.1 3.9 4.2 1.07
5 Nelson Chittum 25 12 8 .600 2.84 28 23 10 3 171.0 172 57 54 8 37 5 93 2 0 6 1.222 9.1 0.4 1.9 4.9 2.51
6 Don Choate 19 7 7 .500 3.96 25 15 3 1 109.0 102 58 48 7 50 2 65 4 0 3 1.394 8.4 0.6 4.1 5.4 1.30
7 Phil Clark 25 10 6 .625 2.75 44 0 0 0 85.0 77 33 26 6 35 7 53 1 0 1 1.318 8.2 0.6 3.7 5.6 1.51
8 Glen Crable 25 0 1 .000 6
9 Bob Gibson 22 3 4 .429 3.31 13 11 2 1 87.0 79 45 32 1 39 2 47 0 0 2 1.356 8.2 0.1 4.0 4.9 1.21
10 Boyd Linker 25 3 4 .429 4.97 30 6 1 0 76.0 82 48 42 4 51 6 55 2 1 6 1.750 9.7 0.5 6.0 6.5 1.08
11 Bob Mabe 28 6 1 .857 2.10 10 8 5 3 60.0 46 15 14 3 21 0 54 1 0 1 1.117 6.9 0.4 3.2 8.1 2.57
12 Lindy McDaniel 22 4 1 .800 3.64 6 6 3 0 42.0 44 18 17 3 6 0 18 0 0 0 1.190 9.4 0.6 1.3 3.9 3.00
13 Lloyd Merritt 25 0 1 .000 9 1
14 Billy Muffett 27 2 1 .667 3
15 Barney Schultz 31 8 5 .615 3.62 39 2 0 0 97.0 87 44 39 8 26 3 72 3 0 5 1.165 8.1 0.7 2.4 6.7 2.77 Stats for 2 teams
16 Bill Smith* 24 13 9 .591 3.43 37 29 7 2 197.0 186 81 75 12 78 4 129 3 0 5 1.340 8.5 0.5 3.6 5.9 1.65
16 Players 25.5 80 74 .519 3.46 154 154 106 48 16 1362.0 1286 599 524 82 561 51 937 31 3 34 1.356 8.5 0.5 3.7 6.2 1.67

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Chris Cannizzaro 106 620 56 7 7 .990 6.38 7
Billy Queen 60 351 28 5 5 .987 6.32 4
Oscar Sierra 26 78 11 2 2 .978 3.42 2 Stats for 2 teams

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pidge Browne 154 1301 76 18 139 .987 8.94

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Plaza 131 274 317 14 79 .977 4.51
Tony Alomar 27 39 66 3 12 .972 3.89
Wally Shannon 12 19 20 2 5 .951 3.25

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benny Valenzuela 125 118 210 12 26 .965 2.62
Lee Tate 16 8 35 1 5 .977 2.69
Ron Plaza 11 5 18 4 0 .852 2.09

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lee Tate 130 222 344 14 73 .976 4.35
Waldo Gonzalez 25 51 77 4 20 .970 5.12

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Smith 125 312 12 5 3 .985 2.59
Jim Frey 112 211 8 6 3 .973 1.96
Ben Mateosky 99 152 11 2 4 .988 1.65 Stats for 2 teams
Everette Joyner 98 160 6 11 0 .938 1.69
Joe Taylor 39 69 4 3 0 .961 1.87
Tony Alomar 18 20 0 1 0 .952 1.11
Curt Flood 13 36 1 0 1 1.000 2.85

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Clark 44 0 14 1 0 .933 0.32
David Benedict 39 1 18 3 1 .864 0.49
Barney Schultz 39 4 15 1 0 .950 0.49 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Smith 37 3 49 0 2 1.000 1.41
Bob Blaylock 33 12 30 3 0 .933 1.27
Boyd Linker 30 1 11 0 0 1.000 0.40
Nelson Chittum 28 8 28 0 2 1.000 1.29
Don Choate 25 2 21 0 2 1.000 0.92
Frank Barnes 18 5 11 1 1 .941 0.89
Harry Byrd 16 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.31
Bob Gibson 13 5 13 1 1 .947 1.38
Bob Mabe 10 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.90
Lloyd Merritt 9 0.00
Glen Crable 6 0.00
Lindy McDaniel 6 0.00
Billy Muffett 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tony Alomar 24 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Dec 11, 1933 Santurce, PR
Frank Barnes 31 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 26, 1926 Longwood, MS, US
David Benedict 28 L L 6' 3.0" 200 1930
Bob Blaylock 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 28, 1935 Chattanooga, TN, US
Pidge Browne 29 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 21, 1929 Peekskill, NY, US
Harry Byrd 33 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Feb 3, 1925 Darlington, SC, US
Chris Cannizzaro 20 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 3, 1938 Oakland, CA, US
Duke Carmel 21 L L 6' 3.0" 202 Apr 23, 1937 New York, NY, US
Nelson Chittum 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 25, 1933 Harrisonburg, VA, US
Don Choate 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 2, 1938 Potosi, MO, US
Phil Clark 25 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 3, 1932 Albany, GA, US
Glen Crable 25 R R 5' 11.0" 162 1933
Curt Flood 20 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jan 18, 1938 Houston, TX, US
Jim Frey 27 L L 5' 9.0" 170 May 26, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
Bob Gibson 22 R R 6' 1.0" 189 Nov 9, 1935 Omaha, NE, US
Waldo Gonzalez 24 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1934
Everette Joyner 30 L R 6' 2.0" 188 Sep 9, 1927
Boyd Linker 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1933
Bob Mabe 28 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 8, 1929 Danville, VA, US
Ben Mateosky 25 R R 6' 2.0" 202 Mar 21, 1933 Uniontown, PA, US
Lindy McDaniel 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 13, 1935 Hollis, OK, US
Lloyd Merritt 25 R R 6' 0.0" 189 Apr 8, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Billy Muffett 27 R R 6' 1.0" 198 Sep 21, 1930 Hammond, IN, US
Ron Plaza 23 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 24, 1934
Billy Queen 29 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 28, 1928 Gastonia, NC, US
Barney Schultz 31 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 15, 1926 Beverly, NJ, US
Wally Shannon 25 L R 6' 0.0" 178 Jan 23, 1933 Cleveland, OH, US
Oscar Sierra 32 R 5' 11.0" 190 1926
Bill Smith 24 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 8, 1934 Washington, DC, US
Bobby Smith 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 28, 1934 Hood River, OR, US
Lee Tate 26 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 18, 1932 Black Rock, AR, US
Joe Taylor 32 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 2, 1926 Chapman, AL, US
Benny Valenzuela 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 2, 1933 Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX

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