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1957 Kansas City A's  (1956)  (1958)
59-95, 6th in American League
Scored 580 runs, Allowed 716 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-93
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .703
Park Factor: Batting - 95 / Pitching - 96 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 63-91   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 59-94
Manager(s): Drew Kennedy

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Gene Woodling        34  136  470   83  142  29   0  19   67   0   0   73   59  .302  .396  .485   91   7.2  4(+1)e3   -48  
 OF  Hector Lopez         27  137  431   59  140  19   4  18   69   0   0   43   98  .325  .383  .513   83   7.3  3(+2)e7    92  
 2B *Don Blasingame       25  154  631   74  150  16   4   8   32  18   7   85   58  .238  .328  .314   68   3.7  3e14      -69  
 1B  Vic Power            29  144  505   52  136  14   1  17   61   3   4   29   29  .269  .307  .402   59   4.1  1e3        33  
 OF  Bob Cerv             31  128  376   42  109  15   3  11   49   0   1   25   72  .290  .338  .434   53   5.2  3(+1)e10   40  
 3B  Willie Jones         31  130  445   59   97  21   4   7   38   1   0   60   45  .218  .310  .330   45   3.2  2e14       -1  
 SS  Joe DeMaestri        28  152  510   42  118  18  10   8   45   2   2   20   95  .231  .260  .353   44   2.9  3e15      -27  
 C  *Tim Thompson         33  100  249   19   63  15   0   9   25   0   0   16   31  .253  .299  .422   31   4.5  3(0)e4    119  
 OF  Art Schult           29  104  307   20   82  20   0   4   36   0   0   17   36  .267  .303  .371   30   3.4  4(+1)e8    10  
 3B  Jim Finigan          28   85  193   16   57   6   0   0   12   0   0   20   28  .295  .363  .326   24   4.6  4e25       16  
 OF *Bob Martyn           26   94  143   21   43   4   3   1   17   1   1   13   25  .301  .359  .392   19   4.8  3(0)e7     62  
 UT  Ozzie Virgil         24   64  129   14   39   4   2   0   15   0   0   16   15  .302  .379  .364   17   5.2            160  
 C   Dick Brown           22   46  125   12   36   8   0   5   18   1   0    4   24  .288  .315  .472   15   4.4  3(0)e7    103  
 1B  Ron Jackson          23   46   67   17   26   2   0   5   12   0   0    0   11  .388  .388  .642   15   9.7  4e12      235  
 OF  Jim Pisoni           27   83  109   15   27   3   1   4   18   0   0    8   26  .248  .292  .404   11   3.6  3(0)e7    -15  
 1B *Bob Hale             23   12   45    3   15   2   0   0    9   0   0    3    3  .333  .375  .378    6   6.0  4e12      237  
 C  *Hal Naragon          28   66  138    6   27   5   0   0    8   0   0    6   12  .196  .243  .232    6   1.4  3(+2)e4  -132  
 C   Darrell Johnson      28   31   86    3   18   3   0   1    6   0   0    5   25  .209  .253  .279    5   2.3  3(+2)e4   -47  
 OF *Neil Chrisley        25    7   25    1    2   0   1   0    2   0   0    2    0  .080  .179  .160    0   1.0  4(0)e25  -155  
 C  *Danny Kravitz        26   11   22    2    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    5  .091  .091  .091    0    .2  4(+2)e5  -175  
 PH *Milt Graff           26   13    7    2    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    2  .000  .125  .000    0    .1           -380  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           633                   11

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Jack Sanford         28  17  20  .459  46  39   1   3   2   0   0  247.0  213  109  104  19  104  218  3.79  103   3.8  -17  
  P  Ned Garver           31   8  10  .444  41  21   1   7   1   0   0  158.0  153   83   77  18   67   84  4.39   88   5.1   47  
  P  Jack Urban           28   7  11  .389  44  13   0  20   4   4   0  142.0  135   58   50   5   60   74  3.17   61   3.9   -1  
  P  Tom Gorman           32   6   2  .750  81   1   0  31   5   3   0  135.0  142   74   69  28   40   92  4.60   77   5.1   23  
  P  Al Cicotte           27   4   6  .400  46   0   0  32  12   6   0   69.1   70   32   28   6   33   43  3.63   37   4.7   29  
  P  Russ Kemmerer        25   4   9  .308  38  25   0   9   1   0   0  128.0  155   76   68  20   46   93  4.78   92   6.6   -9  
  P  Johnny Klippstein    29   4  11  .267  46  24   1  11   2   0   1  169.2  172   91   87  24   79  122  4.61  104   5.6  -15  
  P  Hal Brown            32   4  13  .235  51  19   0  18   1   2   0  164.2  160   80   73  23   51   89  3.99   84   4.6   25  
  P  Wally Burnette       28   3  10  .231  59   7   0  18   2   2   0  123.2  137   87   80   7   71   77  5.82   75   5.5   12  
  P *Don Rudolph          25   1   0 1.000   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   12.0    4    1    1   1    2    2  0.75    1    .8 -192  
  P  Stan Pitula          26   1   1  .500   6   3   0   2   0   0   0   15.1   14    9    9   1    6    2  5.28    6   4.2 -188  
  P *Gene Host            24   0   2  .000   4   2   0   0   0   0   0   16.2   20   16   13   4   10    9  7.02   15   8.6   14  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      749          4

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Tim Thompson          607  74  94  443   27   4   0  .992  33  21
 Dick Brown            273  26  39  178   12   1   2  .995  19   7
 Hal Naragon           264  26  43  170   19   9   0  .955  39  15
 Darrell Johnson       191  22  26  139   12   2   0  .987  24   9
 Danny Kravitz          46   6   8   47    4   0   0 1.000   4   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vic Power 1157 132 138 1162 98 3 88 .998 9.80 Bob Hale 109 11 12 110 5 0 11 1.000 9.47 Ron Jackson 73 8 19 74 5 1 5 .988 9.74 Art Schult 42 3 7 37 1 1 4 .974 8.21 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Blasingame 1376 154 154 304 451 17 81 .978 4.94 Jim Finigan 4 0 2 1 3 0 2 1.000 9.82 Hector Lopez 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Vic Power 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Willie Jones 1018 110 127 121 265 9 24 .977 3.41 Jim Finigan 348 44 50 27 106 6 8 .957 3.44 Hector Lopez 12 0 8 4 2 1 0 .857 4.50 Ozzie Virgil 4 0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe DeMaestri 1282 152 152 262 392 9 68 .986 4.59 Ozzie Virgil 100 2 30 20 21 1 2 .976 3.70 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Hector Lopez          915 102 111  232    5   7   1  .971  2.33
 Gene Woodling         246  28  31   75    2   0   0 1.000  2.82
 Art Schult             83  11  13   29    0   0   0 1.000  3.14
 Neil Chrisley          61   7   7   17    0   0   0 1.000  2.51
 Ozzie Virgil           40   5   6   10    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Bob Martyn             13   0   7    3    0   0   0 1.000  2.08
 Jim Pisoni             13   0   6    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.42
 Bob Cerv               11   1   3    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.64
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Cerv 791 85 102 183 14 6 2 .970 2.24 Bob Martyn 209 21 31 47 1 1 0 .980 2.07 Art Schult 193 26 28 47 3 1 0 .980 2.33 Ozzie Virgil 141 18 19 21 1 0 0 1.000 1.40 Jim Pisoni 41 4 6 15 1 2 0 .889 3.51 Hector Lopez 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 Gene Woodling 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gene Woodling 790 95 101 162 7 1 1 .994 1.93 Art Schult 293 38 39 60 1 0 1 1.000 1.87 Jim Pisoni 213 16 51 43 4 3 0 .940 1.99 Bob Martyn 41 0 19 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.52 Hector Lopez 24 3 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.88 Ozzie Virgil 10 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.70 Vic Power 6 0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 Bob Cerv 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1957 Draft


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