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1958 Kansas City A's  (1957)  (1959)
71-83, 5th in American League
Scored 662 runs, Allowed 695 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-81
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .699
Park Factor: Batting - 112 / Pitching - 112 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 78-76   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 73-81
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  Bob Cerv             32  146  549  103  176  24   9  45  117   0   0   72  104  .321  .394  .643  135   9.1  3(+1)e6    74  
 2B *Don Blasingame       26  144  602   87  161  16   7   7   34  26   6   62   69  .267  .337  .352   76   4.4  3e28      -10  
 1B  Vic Power            30   98  415   61  137  25   7  12   58   0   0   18   21  .330  .357  .511   71   6.5  1e13       46  
 3B  Willie Jones         32  130  437   61  124  13   0  19   50   0   0   55   56  .284  .364  .444   68   5.5  2e15       38  
 OF *Roger Maris          23  149  537   66  128  22   1  24   63   0   1   39   94  .238  .290  .417   60   3.7  3(-2)e9   -18  
 1B *Preston Ward         30  134  349   31   88   8   3  11   53   0   0   36   65  .252  .321  .387   44   4.4  3e13      -29  
 OF #Dave Philley         38   88  231   36   75  10   2   5   29   4   0   12   20  .325  .356  .450   36   5.9  3(0)e7      5  
 OF *Bob Martyn           27  124  240   27   62   6  11   4   33   0   0   29   57  .258  .335  .425   34   5.0  3(0)e10    30  
 C  *Frank House          28   75  222   23   67   7   2   5   29   1   1   13   15  .302  .338  .419   29   4.8  3(-0)e4    90  
 SS  Chico Carrasquel     30  127  353   32   76  12   1   1   15   0   0   33   37  .215  .290  .263   28   2.7  2e28      -71  
 UT  Hector Lopez         28  121  287   27   65  13   2   5   31   1   4   29   39  .226  .297  .338   28   3.2            -97  
 C  *Lou Berberet         28   73  190   24   33   4   1   6   22   0   0   37   36  .174  .306  .300   19   3.2  3(-1)e7   -45  
 OF  Bobby Gene Smith     24   55  100   17   30   2   0   6   21   3   0    3   22  .300  .317  .500   16   6.4  2(-2)e7   127  
 C   Dick Brown           23   62  165   10   36   6   0   5   19   0   1    9   36  .218  .266  .345   15   3.0  3(0)e5    -80  
 1B  Ron Jackson          24   51  102   16   21   1   0   7   16   1   0   13   38  .206  .293  .422   13   4.5  4e13      -13  
 1B  R C Stevens          23   40   92    9   17   1   0   6   14   0   0    7   39  .185  .242  .391    8   2.9  3e14     -241  
 OF  Jackie Brandt        24   57   60    5   14   1   0   0    3   0   0    2    8  .233  .258  .250    4   2.4  1(-3)e7   -89  
 SS  Ruben Amaro          22   51   71    7   16   1   0   0    5   0   0    2    9  .225  .247  .239    3   1.7  2e29      -62  
 2B  Mike Baxes           27   38   51    4    8   2   0   0    0   0   0    5    5  .157  .232  .196    2   1.7  3e22     -122  
 C  *Charlie Lau          25   11   30    1    4   2   0   0    3   0   0    2    7  .133  .188  .200    1   1.3  4(+1)e5  -126  
 SS  Joe DeMaestri        29   12   29    1    5   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    5  .172  .200  .207    1   1.1  3e14     -129  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           699                   -5

     * - 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  Ned Garver           32  14  11  .560  40  36   0   3   2   0   0  219.1  197   90   81  27   53   97  3.32   89   3.6  -51  
  P  Jack Sanford         29   9  12  .429  37  29   1   7   0   1   1  166.1  189   98   90  21   61  103  4.87  103   5.6   16  
  P  Ray Herbert          28   8  15  .348  59  13   0  17   4   4   0  188.1  186   81   74  19   61  128  3.54   89   4.2   -3  
  P  Hal Brown            33   7   3  .700  33  17   0   6   0   3   0  102.1  107   35   31   6   22   57  2.73   49   4.4  -17  
  P *Bill Henry           30   6   6  .500  65   0   0  49  22   8   0   89.0   74   33   29  14   15   78  2.93   32   3.2   29  
  P  Tom Gorman           33   6   6  .500  76   0   0  12   1   2   0   98.0   90   50   47  12   30   54  4.32   41   3.7  -28  
  P  Glen Hobbie          22   6   8  .429  59  16   1  18   1   2   1  154.0  154   79   73  15   75   97  4.27   81   4.7  -14  
  P  Jack Urban           29   5   7  .417  29  21   0   2   1   1   0  126.2  150   79   68  15   57   61  4.83   87   6.2  -22  
  P  Murry Dickson        41   5   8  .385  54   9   0  27   4   2   0  131.0  142   78   74  23   46   58  5.08   81   5.6   37  
  P *Dick Tomanek         27   4   5  .444  29   8   0   4   0   0   0   86.0   91   49   43   7   29   61  4.50   41   4.3  -35  
  P *Walt Craddock        26   1   0 1.000   9   1   0   3   0   0   0   12.2   12    4    4   0    6   14  2.84    4   3.3 -231  
  P  Orlando Pena         24   0   0  .000   9   0   0   2   1   0   0   15.1   11    2    2   0    2   15  1.17    2   1.4  -16  
  P  Wally Burnette       29   0   2  .000   9   4   0   2   0   1   0   19.2   38   17   16   3    7    8  7.32   23  10.9  230  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                                      728         -8

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Frank House           536  60  70  359   23   7   1  .982  27  11
 Lou Berberet          405  44  51  252   26   3   2  .989  12  18
 Dick Brown            388  41  58  245   24   4   0  .985  34  18
 Charlie Lau            80   9  11   65    7   0   0 1.000   9   6
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vic Power 590 64 69 568 46 4 14 .994 9.36 Preston Ward 456 50 53 453 27 3 40 .994 9.48 Ron Jackson 189 19 24 196 15 2 20 .991 10.05 R C Stevens 171 21 23 200 9 2 11 .991 11.02 Dave Philley 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 Mike Baxes 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Blasingame 1271 143 144 352 438 21 107 .974 5.59 Mike Baxes 124 11 28 27 36 2 4 .969 4.56 Ruben Amaro 9 0 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.93 Hector Lopez 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Willie Jones 964 103 115 92 279 11 34 .971 3.46 Hector Lopez 319 40 44 32 94 4 6 .969 3.55 Vic Power 117 11 14 11 31 1 1 .977 3.22 Preston Ward 7 0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.68 Bobby Gene Smith 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Chico Carrasquel 946 110 125 198 312 19 62 .964 4.85 Ruben Amaro 188 14 43 42 71 6 10 .950 5.40 Vic Power 180 23 26 37 65 2 15 .981 5.11 Joe DeMaestri 65 7 9 13 14 0 3 1.000 3.72 Hector Lopez 26 0 11 8 10 0 2 1.000 6.15 Mike Baxes 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Bob Martyn            328  37  52   73    3   0   1 1.000  2.09
 Roger Maris           248  29  34   58    1   0   0 1.000  2.14
 Hector Lopez          243  23  39   60    2   1   0  .984  2.30
 Bob Cerv              224  26  26   63    0   2   0  .969  2.54
 Preston Ward          209  30  33   51    1   0   0 1.000  2.24
 Jackie Brandt          86   4  29   24    1   2   0  .926  2.62
 Dave Philley           60   5  13   11    0   0   0 1.000  1.65
 Bobby Gene Smith       11   0   7    5    0   0   0 1.000  3.97
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Cerv 1019 115 116 246 21 7 2 .974 2.36 Roger Maris 273 31 32 68 4 4 0 .947 2.37 Bobby Gene Smith 86 7 19 25 2 0 0 1.000 2.84 Jackie Brandt 31 1 12 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.15 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roger Maris 731 82 87 167 6 3 1 .983 2.13 Dave Philley 355 43 43 72 5 1 0 .987 1.95 Bobby Gene Smith 122 11 20 33 1 0 0 1.000 2.52 Bob Martyn 111 10 19 22 1 1 0 .958 1.86 Bob Cerv 34 3 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.12 Preston Ward 32 3 5 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Jackie Brandt 24 2 7 6 0 1 0 .857 2.28 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1958 Draft


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