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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
1Tony Alomar24641691511541000911319.272.329.272.601410503
2Frank Barnes312249415300001617.
3David Benedict*28392320110001036.
4Bob Blaylock2337847981810250423.228.265.316.582250100
5Pidge Browne*2915464655567148329119747569.267.353.416.76923136714
6Harry Byrd331666120000001.333.333.333.66720000
7Chris Cannizzaro20110380334449114164143367.272.340.374.7141253647
8Duke Carmel*21112220120000126.
9Nelson Chittum252966565821061114.
10Don Choate19253935371004017.
11Phil Clark25441612221000037.167.333.250.58330100
12Glen Crable251021100000011.000.500.000.50000000
13Curt Flood2015565310184116121.340.375.509.884271000
14Jim Frey*271174964206311919744576735.283.382.390.7731642435
15Bob Gibson22143027470015119.259.310.370.681101100
16Waldo Gonzalez24268678111810161615.
17Everette Joyner*3012743639270115205136613729.293.353.469.8231841335
18Boyd Linker25302218421001016.
19Bob Mabe28102719142004009.211.200.316.51660710
20Ben Mateosky251173873555099174115112571.279.327.442.7701572239Stats for 2 teams
21Lindy McDaniel227173.176
22Lloyd Merritt25910.000
23Billy Muffett273113.273
24Ron Plaza*231455324785911421733654375.238.305.331.63515837110
25Billy Queen299024121321417042332224.
26Barney Schultz31392823250000027. for 2 teams
27Wally Shannon*251870669111201039.
28Oscar Sierra323870593142006099.237.329.271.600160023Stats for 2 teams
29Bill Smith*243767586700020416.
30Bobby Smith2413152849976157245177941645.315.337.485.8222422926
31Lee Tate261446485697416619524355751.292.356.353.71020141173
32Joe Taylor32431721482840100103442017.270.359.541.899801212
33Benny Valenzuela2512653645456129142137206432.284.366.410.77518608101
33 Players25.8154583851646921366212469862945507696.265.330.380.710196412622955067
* - 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
1Frank Barnes3176.5382.58181874122.0101393535031156011.2387.
2David Benedict*2827.2223.543971089.09143357537511011.6189.
3Bob Blaylock23814.3644.08332662214.019910497179581934141.3748.
4Harry Byrd3312.3333.941600032.03816144142153011.62510.
5Nelson Chittum25128.6002.842823103171.017257548375932061.2229.
6Don Choate1977.5003.96251531109.010258487502654031.3948.
7Phil Clark25106.6252.754400085.07733266357531011.3188.
8Glen Crable2501.0006
9Bob Gibson2234.4293.3113112187.07945321392470021.3568.
10Boyd Linker2534.4294.973061076.08248424516552161.7509.
11Bob Mabe2861.8572.101085360.04615143210541011.1176.
12Lindy McDaniel2241.8003.64663042.0441817360180001.1909.
13Lloyd Merritt2501.00091
14Billy Muffett2721.6673
15Barney Schultz3185.6153.623920097.08744398263723051.1658. for 2 teams
16Bill Smith*24139.5913.43372972197.01868175127841293051.3408.
16 Players25.58074.5193.4615415410648161362.012865995248256151937313341.3568.
* - 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


Chris Cannizzaro1066205677.9906.387
Billy Queen603512855.9876.324
Oscar Sierra26781122.9783.422Stats for 2 teams


Pidge Browne15413017618139.9878.94


Ron Plaza1312743171479.9774.51
Tony Alomar273966312.9723.89
Wally Shannon12192025.9513.25


Benny Valenzuela1251182101226.9652.62
Lee Tate1683515.9772.69
Ron Plaza1151840.8522.09


Lee Tate1302223441473.9764.35
Waldo Gonzalez255177420.9705.12


Bobby Smith1253121253.9852.59
Jim Frey112211863.9731.96
Ben Mateosky991521124.9881.65Stats for 2 teams
Everette Joyner981606110.9381.69
Joe Taylor3969430.9611.87
Tony Alomar1820010.9521.11
Curt Flood13361011.0002.85


Phil Clark4401410.9330.32
David Benedict3911831.8640.49
Barney Schultz3941510.9500.49Stats for 2 teams
Bill Smith37349021.0001.41
Bob Blaylock33123030.9331.27
Boyd Linker30111001.0000.40
Nelson Chittum28828021.0001.29
Don Choate25221021.0000.92
Frank Barnes1851111.9410.89
Harry Byrd1614011.0000.31
Bob Gibson1351311.9471.38
Bob Mabe1018001.0000.90
Lloyd Merritt90.00
Glen Crable60.00
Lindy McDaniel60.00
Billy Muffett30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Tony Alomar24RR5' 11.0"172Dec 11, 1933Santurce, PR
Frank Barnes31RR6' 0.0"170Aug 26, 1926Longwood, MS, US
David Benedict28LL6' 3.0"2001930
Bob Blaylock23RR6' 1.0"185Jun 28, 1935Chattanooga, TN, US
Pidge Browne29LL6' 1.0"190Mar 21, 1929Peekskill, NY, US
Harry Byrd33RR6' 1.0"188Feb 3, 1925Darlington, SC, US
Chris Cannizzaro20RR6' 0.0"190May 3, 1938Oakland, CA, US
Duke Carmel21LL6' 3.0"202Apr 23, 1937New York, NY, US
Nelson Chittum25RR6' 1.0"180Mar 25, 1933Harrisonburg, VA, US
Don Choate19RR6' 0.0"185Jul 2, 1938Potosi, MO, US
Phil Clark25RR6' 3.0"210Oct 3, 1932Albany, GA, US
Glen Crable25RR5' 11.0"1621933
Curt Flood20RR5' 9.0"165Jan 18, 1938Houston, TX, US
Jim Frey27LL5' 9.0"170May 26, 1931Cleveland, OH, US
Bob Gibson22RR6' 1.0"189Nov 9, 1935Omaha, NE, US
Waldo Gonzalez24RR6' 0.0"1651934
Everette Joyner30LR6' 2.0"188Sep 9, 1927
Boyd Linker25RR5' 11.0"1801933
Bob Mabe28RR5' 11.0"165Oct 8, 1929Danville, VA, US
Ben Mateosky25RR6' 2.0"202Mar 21, 1933Uniontown, PA, US
Lindy McDaniel22RR6' 3.0"195Dec 13, 1935Hollis, OK, US
Lloyd Merritt25RR6' 0.0"189Apr 8, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
Billy Muffett27RR6' 1.0"198Sep 21, 1930Hammond, IN, US
Ron Plaza23LR5' 11.0"175Aug 24, 1934
Billy Queen29RR6' 1.0"185Nov 28, 1928Gastonia, NC, US
Barney Schultz31RR6' 2.0"200Aug 15, 1926Beverly, NJ, US
Wally Shannon25LR6' 0.0"178Jan 23, 1933Cleveland, OH, US
Oscar Sierra32R5' 11.0"1901926
Bill Smith24LL6' 0.0"190Jun 8, 1934Washington, DC, US
Bobby Smith24RR5' 11.0"180May 28, 1934Hood River, OR, US
Lee Tate26RR5' 10.0"165Mar 18, 1932Black Rock, AR, US
Joe Taylor32RR6' 1.0"185Mar 2, 1926Chapman, AL, US
Benny Valenzuela25RR5' 10.0"175Jun 2, 1933Los Mochis, Sinaloa, MX

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