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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
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau, Harry Craft
General Manager: George Selkirk
Location:
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 901,067 11/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Spud Chandler
Assistant Coach: Harry Craft
Assistant Coach: Jim Gleeson
Assistant Coach: Bob Swift
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Vic Power1B2946748121
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14
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42321921333310.259.291.385676.126.169.2461.1133.4180495
2Joe DeMaestriSS2846144113
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14
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6
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9
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33612282213414.245.280.360640.115.174.2783.7351.2166492
30Gus ZernialOF3443756103
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1
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27
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69113484102412.236.290.471761.236.314.2302.4716.2206478
10Hector Lopez3B2739151115
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4
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11
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3516416605458.294.357.448805.153.246.3261.6135.5175441
35Lou SkizasOF253763492
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1
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4452271521339.245.297.431728.186.266.2140.5620.9162411
9Hal SmithC2636041109
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26
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013
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41221444105313.303.328.483811.181.219.3143.1427.7174383
33Bob CervOF313453594
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44112057112313.272.312.420732.148.206.2962.8531.4145371
38Woodie HeldOF253264878
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20
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5040378131326.239.321.485806.245.371.2562.1916.3158371
1Billy Hunter2B-SS293193961
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2912274332735.191.259.323582.132.213.1961.5939.9103359
4Billy Martin2B292653368
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2771122030217.257.295.415710.158.226.2491.6729.4110283
22Tim ThompsonC332302547
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1900182606103.204.262.339601.135.213.2031.4432.978249
38Harry Simpson1B-OF311792453
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2401122802118.296.339.514853.218.279.3222.3329.892193
11Irv Noren1B32160834
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1600111912006.213.267.300567.088.156.2301.7380.048172
4Milt Graff2B261551628
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01025151020311.181.260.245505.065.142.1920.67--38176
32Bob MartynOF261311035
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1213112003112.267.322.366688.099.168.3061.82131.048144
32Jim PisoniOF27971423
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1200101721110.237.318.392710.155.258.2561.7032.338111
39Johnny GrothOF30591015
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0002007600202.254.333.254587.000.119.2830.86--1568
19Mickey McDermottP2849612
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70091602002.245.362.510872.265.449.2761.7812.32558
20Alex KellnerP3247711
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60021000103.234.265.468733.234.277.2355.0015.72250
31Ned GarverP314478
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004004900211.182.245.205450.023.114.2222.25--951
26Ralph TerryP214216
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0001000800202.143.143.143286.000.000.176----644
21Jack UrbanP2839111
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005102800101.282.317.308625.026.103.3554.00--1242
37Tom GormanP323314
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00000011600100.121.147.121268.000.030.23516.00--435
17Tom MorganP273303
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00000011000403.091.118.091209.000.030.13010.00--338
24Wally BurnetteP283218
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0001001800301.250.273.250523.000.031.3338.00--836
25Arnie PortocarreroP252803
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0000003900301.107.194.107301.000.107.1583.00--334
23Virgil TrucksP402814
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00020001000101.143.143.143286.000.000.222----429
26Ryne DurenP281401
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0001000700001.071.071.071142.000.000.143----114
15Rip ColemanP259100000001400100.000.100.000100.000.111.0004.00--011
28Gene HostP245000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
15Harry TaylorP21401
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0000000000000.250.250.250500.000.000.250----14
28George BrunetP222000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
28Glenn CoxP262100000002200000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--04
16Al AberP29101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
Batting Totals20075170563126219540166536352736376124306236135.244.292.394686.150.221.2562.1031.120355631
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Ned Garver316133.852423610014512072621355611151.217.450.813.413.791.11
17Tom Morgan27974.6346135024714316076741961323031.5310.001.193.812.000.52
20Alex Kellner32654.262821303013214165631841724021.379.541.222.774.871.76
26Ralph Terry214113.372119310013011963491547803141.278.181.033.235.501.70
21Jack Urban28743.35311330901291115548745554211.217.740.493.143.841.22
37Tom Gorman32593.8238123112312412559531833663011.269.001.302.384.752.00
23Virgil Trucks40973.034870023711610645391262557021.458.220.934.814.270.89
25Arnie Portocarrero25493.913317108011410355501034421031.198.060.782.663.291.24
24Wally Burnette287124.30389101311131156254844571211.419.160.643.504.541.30
19Mickey McDermott28145.482940014069684742950295001.718.871.176.523.780.58
26Ryne Duren28035.23146002142372625430375021.567.740.846.287.741.23
15Rip Coleman25075.93196118041533227525152001.9011.631.105.493.290.60
28Gene Host24027.1311200602329191951490001.7910.881.885.253.380.64
28Glenn Cox26105.1410000301418981982001.9311.570.645.795.140.89
28George Brunet22015.734200101113772431101.5510.641.643.272.450.75
15Harry Taylor21003.00200000811430441011.6711.000.004.004.001.00
16Al Aber290012.0030000036442201002.6718.006.006.000.000.00
12Dave Hill190031.5020000026773310004.5027.0013.5013.504.500.33
34Hal Raether24009.0010001022221000001.009.004.500.000.00--
21Ed Blake31004.5020001011111201001.504.504.509.000.000.00
Pitching Totals59944.184041542641281913701344710637153565626457251.398.831.013.714.111.11
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Al Aber29300000000001.000------------------110
Ed Blake3120000000000--------------------000
Clete Boyer2000011000000--------------------000
George Brunet22400000000001.000------------------020
Wally Burnette283800000000001.000------------------10250
Bob Cerv31000000000890------------------.96415766
Rip Coleman25190000000000.909------------------191
Glenn Cox261000000000001.000------------------030
Joe DeMaestri280000013400000----------.980--------24838713
Ryne Duren281400000000001.000------------------380
Ned Garver31240000000000.971------------------13211
Tom Gorman32380000000000.935------------------10192
Milt Graff26000530000000------.987------------1101273
Johnny Groth30000000000500------------------.9743701
Woodie Held25000000000920------------------.996266121
Dave Hill1920000000000--------------------000
Gene Host241100000000001.000------------------060
Billy Hunter2900064173500000------.974.952.937--------17526318
Alex Kellner32280000000000.935------------------5242
Hector Lopez270004111000030------1.000.937--------1.00012522923
Billy Martin290005220200000------.987.9641.000--------1511405
Bob Martyn26000000000490------------------.9767732
Mickey McDermott28290200000000.960--.833--------------12172
Tom Morgan27460000000000.983------------------20371
Irv Noren32002500000060----.990------------1.000198132
Jim Pisoni27000000000440------------------.9898831
Arnie Portocarrero25330000000000.957------------------6161
Vic Power290011340000060----.9981.000----------.9239921063
Hal Raether2410000000000--------------------000
Harry Simpson310027000000210----.996------------.968272242
Lou Skizas250000320000760--------.945--------.976148628
Hal Smith260103000000000--.983----------------463559
Harry Taylor2120000000000.500------------------011
Ralph Terry21210000000000.968------------------11191
Tim Thompson33062000000000--.993----------------272292
Virgil Trucks40480000000000.967------------------8211
Jack Urban28310000000000.975------------------12271
Gus Zernial340010000001130----.833------------.952217512


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