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1957 Atlanta Crackers

1957 > Class AA > 1957 Southern Association
Overall: 87-67
Scored 776 runs, Allowed 714 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-71

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Bud Bates
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1956 / 1958

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Paul Cave*234427201100000710.
2Mike Dalton20110.000
3Frank DiPrima301165124206811815585357925.281.391.398.78816711085
4Richard Grabowski23233327440003027.
5Ken Guettler306824517824348021905947.191.393.270.663487314
6Bob Hartman19364341140000019.
7Bob Hartsfield*2537124114123543092912.307.363.395.758453100
8Ben Johnson2636665571000130815.
9Everette Joyner*291154854396312524588053725.285.340.417.7571837306
10Chick King26893753365495154949103463.283.346.432.7771453023
11Theodore Laguna246317115413325001521619.
12Ken MacKenzie2343735410130008099.241.359.241.600130190
13Georges Maranda25521.500
14Sammy Meeks3482331308448718195522142.282.329.435.7641348101
15Robert Montag*341154253337782164206728467.246.397.498.8961662224
16Joe Morgan*2614968055111117431812771311680.316.435.466.90125714445
17Earl Mossor*31131714330000026.214.313.214.52730010
18Gerry Nelson23141714222000036.
19Chet Nichols#26461.167
20Don Nottebart21509687111710051425.
21John O'Donnell*3085141126143610101701012.286.336.381.717483041
22Dick Phillips*2515262653581136191186187945.254.353.394.7472115453
23William Reynolds*255922820030538172512222.265.336.420.756844123
24Clarence Riddle251214123574681173115104992.227.318.384.7021375033
25Mel Roach24371581472243321201723.293.323.361.683533031
26Dick Stuart24231039018192082111331.211.311.500.811453000
27Paul Stuffel30871.143Stats for 2 teams
28Sammy Taylor*2413153147052121172128715560.257.336.379.71517815222
29William Thompson*25103531491001045.290.371.323.694101000
30Corky Valentine283155493510160525.
31Frederick Vogel26930.000
31 Players27.01566015516277613402164112773050754797.260.352.391.7432019108584133
* - 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
1Paul Cave2336.3333.264331091.08142335372555031.2978.
2Mike Dalton20001
3Richard Grabowski2344.5005.6022134090.097615617502561041.6339.
4Bob Hartman*1947.3644.91361111121.0128786611553703011.5129.
5Ben Johnson26117.6114.30322261155.0172837425641841161.52310.
6Ken MacKenzie*23146.7003.264327102204.01748274196451475021.1677.
7Georges Maranda2501.00012.0059.0121312112.55612.011.0
8Earl Mossor3121.6674.591272049.04727255211260011.3888.
9Gerry Nelson2333.5004.941482151.05328284271300011.5699.
10Chet Nichols*2601.0009.00416.0231716102.06212.95.6
11Don Nottebart211810.6433.394625137215.02009581411441237081.4608.
12John O'Donnell*301610.6154.53591361167.0187878416762815041.57510.
13William Reynolds*25002
14Clarence Riddle*25002
15Paul Stuffel3021.6678Stats for 2 teams
16Corky Valentine28109.5263.25321882144.013961528586734041.3688.
17Frederick Vogel2621.6679
17 Players24.68767.5654.2215615610254151357.0137571463712661430784351371.4669.
* - 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


Sammy Taylor1166373284.9885.775
Theodore Laguna472181854.9795.020


Clarence Riddle10478062888.9918.10
Robert Montag3524316121.9967.40
William Reynolds221569315.9827.50


Frank DiPrima1152533001075.9824.81
Mel Roach368778424.9764.58


Sammy Meeks7889152915.9643.09
Dick Phillips635910095.9462.52
Bob Hartsfield21223655.9212.76
Dick Stuart1051651.8082.10


Joe Morgan14927844629104.9614.86


Everette Joyner113210892.9601.93
Dick Phillips93234851.9802.60
Chick King82196370.9662.43
Robert Montag78146542.9741.94
Ken Guettler5895261.9421.67
William Reynolds4332450.8780.84
John O'Donnell14191001.0001.43
Sammy Taylor11191001.0001.82
Dick Stuart10130001.0001.30


John O'Donnell5963125.9490.63
Don Nottebart46184216.9841.30
Paul Cave4361831.8890.56
Ken MacKenzie4361112.9440.40
Bob Hartman3671811.9620.69
Ben Johnson321325021.0001.19
Corky Valentine32112711.9741.19
Richard Grabowski2261922.9261.14
Gerry Nelson1417001.0000.57
Earl Mossor1248001.0001.00
Frederick Vogel9
Paul Stuffel8Stats for 2 teams
Georges Maranda5
Chet Nichols4
Mike Dalton1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Paul Cave23LR6' 1.0"179Nov 2, 1933New Canton, VA, US
Mike Dalton20RR6' 2.0"1651937
Frank DiPrima30RR5' 9.0"170Dec 13, 1926Philadelphia, PA, US
Richard Grabowski23RR6' 0.0"178Jul 17, 1933
Ken Guettler30R6' 0.0"200May 29, 1927
Bob Hartman19RL5' 11.0"185Aug 28, 1937Kenosha, WI, US
Bob Hartsfield25LR5' 9.0"180Dec 15, 1931Atlanta, GA, US
Ben Johnson26RR6' 2.0"190May 15, 1931Greenwood, SC, US
Everette Joyner29LR6' 2.0"188Sep 9, 1927
Chick King26RR6' 2.0"190Nov 10, 1930Paris, TN, US
Theodore Laguna24RR6' 0.0"176Sep 6, 1932Newark, NJ, US
Ken MacKenzie23RL6' 0.0"185Mar 10, 1934Gore Bay, ON, CA
Georges Maranda25RR6' 2.0"195Jan 15, 1932Levis, QC, CA
Sammy Meeks34RR5' 9.0"160Apr 23, 1923Anderson, SC, US
Robert Montag34LL5' 11.0"185Jan 21, 1923Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Morgan26LR5' 10.0"170Nov 19, 1930Walpole, MA, US
Earl Mossor31LR6' 1.0"175Jul 21, 1925Forbus, TN, US
Gerry Nelson23RR6' 3.0"200Apr 1, 1934Beaumont, TX, US
Chet Nichols26SL6' 1.0"165Feb 22, 1931Pawtucket, RI, US
Don Nottebart21RR6' 1.0"190Jan 23, 1936West Newton, MA, US
John O'Donnell30LL5' 11.0"1631927
Dick Phillips25LR6' 0.0"180Nov 24, 1931Racine, WI, US
William Reynolds25LL5' 9.0"1801932
Clarence Riddle25RL6' 1.0"1881932
Mel Roach24RR6' 1.0"190Jan 25, 1933Richmond, VA, US
Dick Stuart24RR6' 4.0"212Nov 7, 1932San Francisco, CA, US
Paul Stuffel30RR6' 2.0"185Mar 22, 1927Canton, OH, US
Sammy Taylor24LR6' 2.0"185Feb 27, 1933Woodruff, SC, US
William Thompson25LL6' 5.0"190Jan 7, 1932Hooker, PA, US
Corky Valentine28RR6' 1.0"203Jan 4, 1929Troy, OH, US
Frederick Vogel26RR6' 4.0"Sep 4, 1930Hartford, CT, US

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