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1957 Nashville Volunteers

1957 > Class AA > 1957 Southern Association
Overall: 83-69
Scored 882 runs, Allowed 740 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-64

Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs-NL
Manager: Dick Sisler
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN), Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN) and Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1956 / 1958

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Rick Botelho*22741.250
2Billy Bowman27302017651001037.294.400.353.75360000
3John Brechin27468169181940060816.275.351.333.684232040
4Tommy Brown291395744857112424086037770.256.360.355.71417217372
5Victor Comolli*286114712226324062632225.262.381.443.824544201
6William Cooke21330.000
7Angelo Dagres*222052419113031011111.268.423.561.984230000
8Don Dangleis23780.000
9Jerry Davis*243491711114121501731.197.352.310.662221030
10Dutch Dotterer251295274558213829497935940.303.387.444.83020221472
11Charley Grant363102.200
12Stan Hollmig3188291255478414184013330.329.403.486.89012410012
13Kenneth Hommel259102.200
14Cal Howe*32451411120000032.182.357.182.53920000
15Tony Jacobs#311455100000001.
16Bob Kelly29411111031131300130311.301.327.330.657341140
17Jimmy Ludtka*258330426135676163023641.257.350.356.706933241Stats for 2 teams
18John Mackinson33410.000
19Russ Meyer#331750438920050312.
20Don Nicholas*269746137783128256347167733.340.451.462.9121744142
21John Oldham248161.063
22Claude Osteen*171033000000001.
23Stan Palys271345944931161773462411259354.359.460.5981.05929517314
24Roy Pardue25882.250
25Jimmy Phelan24510.000
26George Schmees*32145615533931532791711227094.287.364.467.83224918039
27Larry Segovia242397831316310521013.
28Phil Shartzer211506025296913828147826167.261.343.340.68418021723
29Dick Sisler*3611342335866119204167915337.332.417.545.96119511336
30James Sprankle214368593301020532.
31James St. Claire23351.200
32Larry Taylor271436425507813922106317168.253.340.296.636163194125
33Albert Wilson256121.083
34Harvey Zernia*3199362312538915185304333.285.375.417.79213011322
34 Players27.71525979513188214622643810881642742736.285.373.414.7872126162693744
* - 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
1Rick Botelho*2211.5007
2Billy Bowman2726.2506.512751165.081494711354441011.78511.
3John Brechin27138.6194.023423101188.0192978410757640061.4209.
4William Cooke21003
5Don Dangleis2312.3336
6Jerry Davis*24139.5914.563431131213.02071151081214611864111.6578.
7Kenneth Hommel2532.6005.40941035.04125214212150001.77110.
8Cal Howe*3254.5563.004521075.06541257444634031.4537.
9Tony Jacobs31101.00014
10Bob Kelly292411.6863.343831224259.026111096209681856031.3789.
11John Mackinson3301.0004
12Russ Meyer3375.5833.711714101119.013855498267530021.37810.
13John Oldham*2422.5006.08763137.03826252370260042.0279.
14Claude Osteen*1711.5005.542213.0788202.0774.813.8
15Roy Pardue2513.2508
16Jimmy Phelan24005
17George Schmees*32002
18James Sprankle21811.4213.92422072172.0170887513868746081.4888.
19Albert Wilson2513.2506.17651035.04126245293160112.00010.
19 Players26.78369.5464.451521528171111320.0140474065210667149790312441.5729.
* - 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


Dutch Dotterer124673571116.9855.896
Victor Comolli36174721.9895.030


Dick Sisler9274368793.9918.82
Stan Hollmig4736429840.9808.36
Harvey Zernia3219519127.9956.69


Larry Taylor13932044826128.9675.53
Jimmy Ludtka266164222.9844.81Stats for 2 teams
Harvey Zernia13344537.9636.08


Tommy Brown1341302142530.9322.57
Jimmy Ludtka30306527.9793.17Stats for 2 teams


Phil Shartzer15025846614116.9814.83
Jimmy Ludtka286165224.9844.50Stats for 2 teams


George Schmees1422621575.9751.95
Stan Palys133249680.9701.92
Don Nicholas972271161.9752.45
Harvey Zernia3951110.9811.33
Stan Hollmig2737120.9501.41
Larry Segovia23581001.0002.57
Angelo Dagres1620420.9231.50


Cal Howe455510.9090.22
James Sprankle42101420.9230.57
Bob Kelly38304334.9611.92
John Brechin341224001.0001.06
Jerry Davis3492812.9741.09
Billy Bowman27410011.0000.52
Russ Meyer17628011.0002.00
Tony Jacobs1424001.0000.43
Kenneth Hommel9
Roy Pardue8
Rick Botelho7
John Oldham7
Claude Osteen7
Don Dangleis6
Albert Wilson6
Jimmy Phelan5
John Mackinson4
William Cooke3

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Rick Botelho22LL6' 1.0"175Sep 4, 1934Oakland, CA, US
Billy Bowman27RR5' 11.0"1601930
John Brechin27RR6' 3.0"1951930
Tommy Brown29RR6' 1.0"170Dec 6, 1927Brooklyn, NY, US
Victor Comolli28LR6' 0.0"185Feb 9, 1929Milford, MA, US
William Cooke21RR6' 4.0"195Oct 31, 1935Chicago, IL, US
Angelo Dagres22LL5' 11.0"175Aug 22, 1934Newburyport, MA, US
Don Dangleis23RR6' 3.0"170May 11, 1934Los Angeles, CA, US
Jerry Davis24LL6' 1.0"175Jul 21, 1932Kansas City, KS, US
Dutch Dotterer25RR6' 0.0"209Nov 11, 1931Syracuse, NY, US
Charley Grant36RR6' 1.0"188Mar 22, 1921Graceville, FL, US
Stan Hollmig31RR6' 2.0"190Jan 2, 1926Fredericksburg, TX, US
Kenneth Hommel25RR5' 11.0"170Feb 8, 1932Queens, NY, US
Cal Howe32LL6' 3.0"230Nov 27, 1924Rock Falls, IL, US
Tony Jacobs31SR5' 9.0"150Aug 5, 1925Dixmoor, IL, US
Bob Kelly29RR6' 0.0"180Oct 4, 1927Cleveland, OH, US
Jimmy Ludtka25LR5' 10.0"180Jul 9, 1931
John Mackinson33RR5' 10.0"160Oct 29, 1923Orange, NJ, US
Russ Meyer33SR6' 1.0"175Oct 25, 1923Peru, IL, US
Dick Murphy25LL5' 11.0"170Oct 25, 1931Cincinnati, OH, US
Don Nicholas26LR5' 7.0"150Oct 30, 1930Phoenix, AZ, US
John Oldham24RL6' 3.0"198Nov 6, 1932Salinas, CA, US
Claude Osteen17LL5' 11.0"160Aug 9, 1939Caney Springs, TN, US
Stan Palys27RR6' 2.0"190May 1, 1930Blakely, PA, US
Roy Pardue25RR6' 0.0"1901932
Jimmy Phelan24RR6' 2.0"1941933
George Schmees32LL6' 0.0"190Sep 6, 1924Cincinnati, OH, US
Larry Segovia24R5' 8.0"170Nov 29, 1932Monterey, CA, US
Phil Shartzer21RR5' 10.0"165Oct 15, 1935Louisville, KY, US
Dick Sisler36LR6' 2.0"205Nov 2, 1920St. Louis, MO, US
James Sprankle21RR6' 1.0"190Jul 22, 1935Lafayette, IN, US
James St. Claire23RR6' 1.0"180Nov 13, 1933Taylorsville, NC, US
Larry Taylor27RR6' 1.0"1751930
Albert Wilson25RR6' 1.0"1901932
Harvey Zernia31L6' 1.0"175May 31, 1926Milwaukee, WI, US

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