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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
1James Atkins*366610084518000601113.214.302.214.516181041
2Matt Batts355017915815356011801622.
3Bud Black249151.067
4Harry Byrd32102522000000027.
5Dick Camilli251174664274911522965022636.269.310.405.71517311184
6Jerry Davie24496557131430080611.246.317.298.616171020
7Rowland Davies*23310.000
8Steve Demeter2212652147863128306137913073.268.315.437.75220917535
9Jack Dittmer*29753022724784164155512313.309.361.563.9241537133
10Lawrence Donovan23320.000
11Richard Duffy*27193724210001077.
12Van Fletcher321221000000011.000.500.000.50000000
13Andrew Frazier281325625185713823364923149.266.311.357.66818516454Stats for 2 teams
14Thomas Futch247192.105
15Harry Gilbert28350.000
16Al Grandcolas243214812016265121502122.217.336.325.661392151
17Bill Harrington29214132461002027.
18Hal Hudson*30441.250
19Emil Karlik*25530.000
20Don Lee23331.333
21Ronnie Lee281176020001002.333.333.333.66720010
22Joe Lewis26681.125
23Ed McGhee3288349296517913284824638.267.363.405.7691205124
24Jim McManus*2014160552877138248176066681.261.341.434.7742294065
25Sammy Miley*263512511222344022011213.304.368.393.761441001
26Harry Nicholas27412726151001018.
27Karl Olson264015714214288111611240.
28Bobo Osborne*21743222726078133125854346.287.382.489.8711332205
29Daniel Ryan322155473142002083.298.400.340.740162000
30Walt Streuli211959535122007068.226.305.264.569141000
31Jim Stump2535776481201040212.
32Joe Tipton3592313267325818043113640.217.318.330.6488811523
33Tom Van Remmen23212726331003016.
34Coot Veal241195134645410520534034045.226.285.310.5961449054
35Ken Walters2313855449180135278177743963.275.333.466.8002294888
36John Weiss32410.000
37Frank White262968583121005059.
38Bill Wilson282811810218244101011416.235.328.294.622304020
39Tom Wright*33127439358609215373916939.257.382.374.7561349624
39 Players26.41545793509571812702385310856828561719.249.321.380.7021938107924532
* - 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
1James Atkins36145.7372.8645930192.0173676120442833011.1308.
2Bud Black2423.4004.70982044.04628234220175011.5459.
3Harry Byrd3252.7142.081075065.05219152120262010.9857.
4Robert Cruze*27001
5Jerry Davie241013.4354.873326121170.0188989212896757071.62910.
6Rowland Davies*2301.0003
7Lawrence Donovan2301.0003
8Richard Duffy*2727.2224.95191720100.089645510730685051.6208.
9Van Fletcher3201.00012
10Harry Gilbert28101.0003
11Bill Harrington2966.5004.30211330113.0128595413350490011.44210.
12Hal Hudson*30004
13Don Lee2301.0007.00339.0157711.77815.01.0
14Ronnie Lee*2802.00011
15Joe Lewis2613.2506
16Harry Nicholas2764.6004.014000092.06430415351683011.0766.
17Jim Stump251411.5603.403128140201.0202937610762827041.3839.
18Gerald Thomas22001
19Tom Van Remmen2333.5005.671762073.07551464541263041.7679.
20John Weiss3211.5004
21Frank White26915.3754.452927100182.01871019017691672021.4079.
21 Players27.47479.4844.41154154995511342.0137073265811259222607410291.4629.
* - 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


Joe Tipton873883936.9934.915
Matt Batts452051142.9824.802
Daniel Ryan2063612.9863.451
Walt Streuli18783011.0004.502


Jim McManus13811689722127.9839.17
Bobo Osborne13111819.9929.15


Dick Camilli791752242163.9505.05
Jack Dittmer751652241041.9755.19


Steve Demeter1261352332423.9392.92
Dick Camilli22294124.9723.18


Andrew Frazier1262193492591.9584.51Stats for 2 teams
Coot Veal1182683571270.9815.30
Al Grandcolas245275520.9625.29


Ken Walters1272391050.9801.96
Tom Wright104208741.9822.07
Ed McGhee83188742.9802.35
Bobo Osborne61101960.9481.80
Karl Olson40112140.9662.83
Sammy Miley2959830.9572.31
Bill Wilson27772001.0002.93


James Atkins45132331.9230.80
Harry Nicholas4063001.0000.23
Jerry Davie33174526.9691.88
Jim Stump3142634.9090.97
Frank White2982810.9731.24
Bill Harrington211114011.0001.19
Richard Duffy19417031.0001.11
Tom Van Remmen17101311.9581.35
Van Fletcher1215011.0000.50
Ronnie Lee110510.8330.45
Harry Byrd10213001.0001.50
Bud Black9
Joe Lewis6
Hal Hudson4
John Weiss4
Rowland Davies3
Lawrence Donovan3
Harry Gilbert3
Don Lee3
Robert Cruze1
Gerald Thomas1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
James Atkins36LR6' 3.0"205Mar 10, 1921Birmingham, AL, US
Matt Batts35RR5' 11.0"200Oct 16, 1921San Antonio, TX, US
Bud Black24RR6' 3.0"197Jul 9, 1932St. Louis, MO, US
Harry Byrd32RR6' 1.0"188Feb 3, 1925Darlington, SC, US
Dick Camilli25RR6' 2.0"1901932
Robert Cruze27RL5' 11.0"180Feb 21, 1930Ansonia, OH, US
Jerry Davie24RR6' 0.0"180Feb 10, 1933Detroit, MI, US
Rowland Davies23LL5' 11.0"1681934
Steve Demeter22RR5' 9.0"185Jan 27, 1935Homer City, PA, US
Jack Dittmer29LR6' 1.0"175Jan 10, 1928Elkader, IA, US
Lawrence Donovan23RR6' 3.0"2001934
Richard Duffy27LL5' 11.0"1801930
Van Fletcher32RR6' 2.0"185Aug 6, 1924East Bend, NC, US
Andrew Frazier28R6' 2.0"170Jun 27, 1929
Thomas Futch24R6' 2.0"2001933
Harry Gilbert28RR6' 2.0"2101929
Al Grandcolas24RR6' 2.0"175Dec 14, 1932Belleville, IL, US
Bill Harrington29RR5' 11.0"160Oct 3, 1927Sanford, NC, US
Hal Hudson30LL5' 10.0"175May 4, 1927Grosse Pointe, MI, US
Emil Karlik25LL5' 10.0"175Jun 7, 1932
Don Lee23RR6' 4.0"205Feb 26, 1934Globe, AZ, US
Ronnie Lee28RL6' 0.0"1901929
Joe Lewis26RR5' 11.0"175Mar 24, 1931Fall River, MA, US
Ed McGhee32RR5' 11.0"170Sep 29, 1924Perry, AR, US
Jim McManus20LL6' 4.0"215Jul 20, 1936Brookline, MA, US
Sammy Miley26LR5' 11.0"190Mar 8, 1931Newton, MS, US
Harry Nicholas27RR6' 2.0"180Sep 28, 1929Valley Stream, NY, US
Karl Olson26RR6' 3.0"205Jul 6, 1930Ross, CA, US
Bobo Osborne21LR6' 1.0"205Oct 12, 1935Chattahoochee, GA, US
Daniel Ryan32R5' 10.0"1801925
Walt Streuli21RR6' 2.0"195Sep 26, 1935Memphis, TN, US
Jim Stump25RR6' 0.0"188Feb 10, 1932Lansing, MI, US
Gerald Thomas22RR5' 10.0"1801935
Joe Tipton35RR5' 11.0"185Feb 18, 1922McCaysville, GA, US
Tom Van Remmen23RR6' 1.0"170Apr 2, 1934Buffalo, NY, US
Coot Veal24RR6' 1.0"165Jul 9, 1932Sandersville, GA, US
Ken Walters23RR6' 1.0"180Nov 11, 1933Fresno, CA, US
John Weiss32RR6' 1.0"195Oct 20, 1924
Frank White26RR6' 3.0"190May 18, 1931San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Wilson28RR6' 2.0"200Nov 6, 1928Central City, NE, US
Tom Wright33LR5' 11.0"180Sep 22, 1923Shelby, NC, US

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