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1957 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  59-94   .386
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau, Harry Craft
General Manager:   George Selkirk
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  901,067
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Virgil Trucks (40)
Youngest Player:  Dave Hill (19)
Longest Tenure:  Hector Lopez, Glenn Cox, Joe DeMaestri, Tom Gorman, Alex Kellner, Gus Zernial, Arnie Portocarrero, Vic Power, Harry Simpson (3)
Top Hitter:  Gus Zernial (30)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Morgan (28)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  45.87%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9856.636--
Chi White Sox9064.5848.0
Boston8272.53216.0
Detroit7876.50620.0
Baltimore7676.50021.0
Cleveland7677.49721.5
KC Athletics5994.38638.5
Washington5599.35743.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
16Al AberPMLB6-2195LeftLeft7/31/192729Cleveland,OhioUDFA 

21Ed BlakePMLB5-11175RightRight12/23/192531East St. Louis,IllinoisUDFA 
28George BrunetPMLB6-1210RightLeft6/8/193522Houghton,MichiganUDFA 
24Wally BurnettePMLB6-0178RightRight6/20/192928Blairs,VirginiaUDFA 
33Bob CervOFMLB6-0200RightRight5/5/192631Lincoln,NebraskaUDFA 
15Rip ColemanPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/31/193125Troy,New YorkUDFA 
28Glenn CoxPMLB6-2210RightRight2/3/193126Montebello,CaliforniaUDFA 
2Joe DeMaestriSSMLB6-0174RightRight12/9/192828San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
26Ryne DurenPMLB6-1195RightRight2/22/192928Cazenovia,WisconsinUDFA 
31Ned GarverPMLB5-10180RightRight12/25/192531Ney,OhioUDFA 
37Tom GormanPMLB6-1190RightRight1/4/192532New York,New YorkUDFA 
4Milt Graff2BMLB5-7158LeftRight12/30/193026Jefferson Center,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
39Johnny GrothOFMLB6-0182RightRight7/23/192630Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
38Woodie HeldSS-OFMLB5-11180RightRight3/25/193225Sacramento,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Dave HillPMLB6-2170RightLeft11/11/193719New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
28Gene HostPMLB5-11190BothLeft1/1/193324Leeper,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
1Billy HunterSSMLB6-0180RightRight6/4/192829Punxsutawney,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
20Alex KellnerPMLB6-0200RightLeft8/26/192432Tucson,ArizonaUDFA 
10Hector LopezOF-3BMLB5-11182RightRight7/9/192927Colon,PanamaUDFA 
4Billy Martin2BMLB5-11165RightRight5/16/192829Berkeley,CaliforniaUDFA 
32Bob MartynOFMLB6-0176LeftRight8/15/193026Weiser,IdahoUDFA 
19Mickey McDermottPMLB6-2170LeftLeft8/29/192828Poughkeepsie,New YorkUDFA 
17Tom MorganPMLB6-2195RightRight5/20/193027El Monte,CaliforniaUDFA 
11Irv NorenOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft11/29/192432Jamestown,New YorkUDFA 
32Jim PisoniOFMLB5-10169RightRight8/14/192927St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
25Arnie PortocarreroPMLB6-3196RightRight7/5/193125New York,New YorkUDFA 
7Vic Power1BMLB5-11195RightRight11/1/192729Arecibo,Puerto RicoUDFA 
34Hal RaetherPMLB6-1185RightRight10/10/193224Lake Mills,WisconsinUDFA 
38Harry SimpsonOF-1BMLB6-1190LeftRight12/3/192531Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
35Lou SkizasOF-3BMLB5-11175RightRight6/2/193225Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
9Hal SmithCMLB6-0195RightRight12/7/193026West Frankfort,IllinoisUDFA 
15Harry TaylorPMLB6-0185RightRight12/2/193521San Angelo,TexasUDFA 
26Ralph TerryPMLB6-3195RightRight1/9/193621Big Cabin,OklahomaUDFA 
22Tim ThompsonCMLB5-11190LeftRight3/1/192433Coalport,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
23Virgil TrucksPMLB5-11198RightRight4/26/191740Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
21Jack UrbanPMLB5-8155RightRight12/5/192828Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
30Gus ZernialOFMLB6-2210RightRight6/27/192334Beaumont,TexasUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lou BoudreauManager 
Spud ChandlerAssistant Coach 
Harry CraftAssistant Coach 
Ed EdwardsBroadcaster 
Jim GleesonAssistant Coach 
Merle HarmonBroadcaster 
George SelkirkGeneral Manager 
Bob SwiftAssistant Coach 


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