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1957 Kansas City Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 59-94 .386
Rank: 7th in American League
Run Differential: 563-710 -147
Roster Continuity 45.87% 15/16
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau, Harry Craft
General Manager: George Selkirk
Location:
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 901,067 11/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Harry Craft
Assistant Coach: Spud Chandler
Assistant Coach: Bob Swift
Assistant Coach: Jim Gleeson
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9856.636--
9064.5848.0
8272.53216.0
7876.50620.0
7676.50021.0
7677.49721.5
5994.38638.5
5599.35743.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Vic Power1B29   46748121
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42321921333310.259.291.385676.126.169.2461.1133.4180495
2Joe DeMaestriSS28   46144113
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33612282213414.245.280.360640.115.174.2783.7351.2166492
30Gus ZernialOF34   43756103
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27
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69113484102412.236.290.471761.236.314.2302.4716.2206478
10Hector Lopez3B27   39151115
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3516416605458.294.357.448805.153.246.3261.6135.5175441
35Lou SkizasOF25   3763492
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4452271521339.245.297.431728.186.266.2140.5620.9162411
9Hal SmithC26   36041109
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013
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41221444105313.303.328.483811.181.219.3143.1427.7174383
33Bob CervOF31   3453594
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44112057112313.272.312.420732.148.206.2962.8531.4145371
38Woodie HeldOF25   3264878
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5040378131326.239.321.485806.245.371.2562.1916.3158371
1Billy Hunter2B-SS29   3193961
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2912274332735.191.259.323582.132.213.1961.5939.9103359
4Billy Martin2B29   2653368
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2771122030217.257.295.415710.158.226.2491.6729.4110283
22Tim ThompsonC33   2302547
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1900182606103.204.262.339601.135.213.2031.4432.978249
38Harry Simpson1B-OF31   1792453
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2401122802118.296.339.514853.218.279.3222.3329.892193
11Irv Noren1B32   160834
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1600111912006.213.267.300567.088.156.2301.7380.048172
4Milt Graff2B26   1551628
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01025151020311.181.260.245505.065.142.1920.67--38176
32Bob MartynOF26   1311035
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1213112003112.267.322.366688.099.168.3061.82131.048144
32Jim PisoniOF27   971423
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1200101721110.237.318.392710.155.258.2561.7032.338111
39Johnny GrothOF30   591015
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0002007600202.254.333.254587.000.119.2830.86--1568
19Mickey McDermottP28   49612
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70091602002.245.362.510872.265.449.2761.7812.32558
20Alex KellnerP32   47711
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60021000103.234.265.468733.234.277.2355.0015.72250
31Ned GarverP31   4478
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004004900211.182.245.205450.023.114.2222.25--951
26Ralph TerryP21   4216
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0001000800202.143.143.143286.000.000.176----644
21Jack UrbanP28   39111
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005102800101.282.317.308625.026.103.3554.00--1242
37Tom GormanP32   3314
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00000011600100.121.147.121268.000.030.23516.00--435
17Tom MorganP27   3303
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00000011000403.091.118.091209.000.030.13010.00--338
24Wally BurnetteP28   3218
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0001001800301.250.273.250523.000.031.3338.00--836
25Arnie PortocarreroP25   2803
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0000003900301.107.194.107301.000.107.1583.00--334
23Virgil TrucksP40   2814
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00020001000101.143.143.143286.000.000.222----429
26Ryne DurenP28   1401
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0001000700001.071.071.071142.000.000.143----114
15Rip ColemanP25   9100000001400100.000.100.000100.000.111.0004.00--011
28Gene HostP24   5000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
15Harry TaylorP21   401
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0000000000000.250.250.250500.000.000.250----14
28George BrunetP22   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
28Glenn CoxP26   2100000002200000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--04
16Al AberP29   101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
Batting Totals20075170563126219540166536352736376124306236135.244.292.394686.150.221.2562.1031.120355631
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Ned Garver31   6133.8524236100145.112072621355611151.217.450.813.413.791.11
17Tom Morgan27   974.63461350247143.216076741961323031.5310.001.193.812.000.52
20Alex Kellner32   654.2628213030132.214165631841724021.379.541.222.774.871.76
26Ralph Terry21   4113.3721193100130.211963491547803141.278.181.033.235.501.70
21Jack Urban28   743.3531133090129.11115548745554211.217.740.493.143.841.22
37Tom Gorman32   593.82381231123124.212559531833663011.269.001.302.384.752.00
23Virgil Trucks40   973.0348700237116.010645391262557021.458.220.934.814.270.89
25Arnie Portocarrero25   493.9133171080114.210355501034421031.198.060.782.663.291.24
24Wally Burnette28   7124.3038910131113.01156254844571211.419.160.643.504.541.30
19Mickey McDermott28   145.482940014069.0684742950295001.718.871.176.523.780.58
26Ryne Duren28   035.23146002142.2372625430375021.567.740.846.287.741.23
15Rip Coleman25   075.93196118041.0533227525152001.9011.631.105.493.290.60
28Gene Host24   027.13112006023.229191951490001.7910.881.885.253.380.64
28Glenn Cox26   105.14100003014.118981982001.9311.570.645.795.140.89
28George Brunet22   015.7342001011.113772431101.5510.641.643.272.450.75
15Harry Taylor21   003.002000008.211430441011.6711.000.004.004.001.00
16Al Aber29   0012.003000003.06442201002.6718.006.006.000.000.00
12Dave Hill19   0031.502000002.16773310004.5027.0013.5013.504.500.33
34Hal Raether24   009.001000102.02221000001.009.004.500.000.00--
21Ed Blake31   004.502000101.21111201001.504.504.509.000.000.00
Batting Totals59944.184041542641281913701344710637153565626457251.398.831.013.714.111.11
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal SmithC1034635598.9830.00
Tim ThompsonC622722927.9930.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Vic Power1B11396899295.9980.00
Harry Simpson1B2724323121.9960.00
Irv Noren1B2519112224.9900.00
Mickey McDermott1B25010.8330.00
Gus Zernial1B14110.8330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Hunter2B64111152740.9740.00
Milt Graff2B53110127336.9870.00
Billy Martin2B52121111328.9870.00
Hector Lopez2B452011.0000.00
Vic Power2B4127001.0000.00
Clete Boyer2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hector Lopez3B1111172272320.9370.00
Lou Skizas3B32295753.9450.00
Billy Martin3B20292424.9640.00
Billy Hunter3B17182222.9520.00
Clete Boyer3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe DeMaestriSS1342483871387.9800.00
Billy HunterSS354689919.9370.00
Billy MartinSS215011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gus ZernialOF1132134111.9520.00
Woodie HeldOF922661212.9960.00
Bob CervOF89157661.9640.00
Lou SkizasOF76119532.9760.00
Johnny GrothOF5037010.9740.00
Bob MartynOF4977320.9760.00
Jim PisoniOF4488311.9890.00
Harry SimpsonOF2129110.9680.00
Irv NorenOF671001.0000.00
Vic PowerOF612010.9230.00
Hector LopezOF330001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Virgil TrucksP4811682110.9672.25
Tom MorganP46143203716.9833.58
Wally BurnetteP381131025061.0002.79
Tom GormanP38124101920.9352.10
Arnie PortocarreroP3311461611.9571.73
Jack UrbanP31129122712.9752.72
Mickey McDermottP296971710.9603.13
Alex KellnerP2813252424.9351.97
Ned GarverP24145132112.9712.11
Ralph TerryP21130111912.9682.07
Rip ColemanP19411911.9092.20
Ryne DurenP144238001.0002.35
Gene HostP112306001.0002.33
Glenn CoxP101403001.0001.91
George BrunetP41102001.0001.62
Al AberP3311001.0006.00
Ed BlakeP210000.0000.00
Dave HillP220000.0000.00
Harry TaylorP280110.5001.10
Hal RaetherP120000.0000.00


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