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1959 Kansas City A's  (1958)  (1960)
75-79, 4th in American League
Scored 734 runs, Allowed 778 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-81
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .699
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 104 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 74-80   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 66-88
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 3B  Don Hoak             31  153  597  102  173  44   5   8   60   4   2   97   77  .290  .393  .420  101   5.9  1e21       40  
 OF  Hector Lopez         29  149  582   80  171  28   6  22  108   0   1   52   91  .294  .354  .476   98   6.2  3(+2)e15   26  
 OF  Bob Cerv             33  141  512   78  150  16   6  30  108   0   1   30   82  .293  .330  .523   82   5.8  3(0)e7     42  
 OF *Roger Maris          24  146  467   76  132  20   5  11   74   0   2   67   64  .283  .374  .418   77   6.1  3(-3)e9   -32  
 2B *Don Blasingame       27  154  650   99  165  26   3   2   28   0   1   84   41  .254  .340  .312   74   4.1  2e19      -68  
 C  *Carl Sawatski        31   83  215   35   74  12   0   9   41   0   0   26   47  .344  .413  .526   44   7.9  4(+2)e9    67  
 1B #Dave Philley         39   85  229   36   74  17   4   6   36   0   0   23   25  .323  .382  .511   42   7.0  4e30       93  
 SS  Joe DeMaestri        30  121  383   35   91  14   4   8   46   0   1   16   70  .238  .278  .358   35   3.1  2e34      -38  
 1B *Kent Hadley          24  114  314   34   68  11   3  12   40   0   1   29   76  .217  .286  .385   34   3.6  2e17      -41  
 OF *Irv Noren            34   96  178   25   54   8   4   4   35   1   0   15   32  .303  .367  .461   30   6.4  4(+1)e4     4  
 C   Dick Brown           24   64  141   17   35   9   0   7   22   0   0   22   42  .248  .359  .461   24   6.0  4(0)e2    156  
 SS  Andre Rodgers        24   73  112   18   34   7   1   2   24   0   0   17   19  .304  .395  .438   19   6.5  4e56      100  
 OF  Chuck Essegian       27   41   68   11   22  10   3   1   13   0   0    7   25  .324  .387  .603   16   9.7  4(0)e13   301  
 C  *Frank House          29   90  230   14   50   4   1   1   13   0   0   16   18  .217  .271  .257   14   2.1  3(0)e8    -57  
 SS  Wayne Terwilliger    34   74  140   13   33   5   0   1   12   1   1   16   22  .236  .312  .293   13   3.2  4e48      -91  
 OF *Lee Maye             24   71   92   20   27   4   0   2   14   0   0    5   15  .293  .333  .402   12   4.9  4(0)e9    -38  
 SS #Dick Schofield       24   17   15    3    6   3   0   0    2   0   0    2    3  .400  .444  .600    4  12.0  3e64      396  
 1B  Walt Dropo           36   13   34    3    7   2   0   0    1   0   0    3    9  .206  .289  .265    2   2.9  3e30     -154  
 1B  Zeke Bella           28   51   92    6   14   0   1   1    6   0   0    3   24  .152  .175  .207    2    .8  4e25     -204  
 1B *Preston Ward         31    6    7    1    2   0   0   1    3   0   0    0    1  .286  .286  .714    1   7.7  4e29      356  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           735                    4

     * - 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  Glen Hobbie          23  15  12  .556  40  38   3   0   0   0   1  250.2  252  152  128  25  125  150  4.60  147   5.3   59  
  P  Ned Garver           33  12   9  .571  38  34   2   1   1   0   1  221.0  225   91   79  20   47   58  3.22   95   3.8  -79  
  P  Johnny Kucks         25  11   7  .611  48  23   1   9   0   0   1  187.2  196   91   78  12   54   69  3.74   85   4.0 -101  
  P *Bill Henry           31  11   9  .550  77   0   0  58  25   7   0  147.0  108   60   59  19   40  137  3.61   50   3.1  -59  
  P  Hal Brown            34  11  12  .478  41  24   5   9   3   0   2  179.2  174   81   73  14   44   89  3.66   78   3.9  -32  
  P  Ray Herbert          29   7  19  .269  39  31   1   3   0   0   0  199.1  240  141  129  28   87  112  5.82  147   6.7   36  
  P  John Tsitouris       23   4   7  .364  54   1   0  22   2   2   0   91.0  108   63   53   6   39   53  5.24   62   6.0    5  
  P  Russ Meyer           35   1   0 1.000  11   0   0   4   0   1   0   12.1   17    7    7   2    8    2  5.11    9   7.2   16  
  P  Bud Byerly           38   1   1  .500   7   0   0   5   2   0   0   14.0   11    2    2   1    2    1  1.29    3   2.6 -152  
  P  Murry Dickson        42   1   1  .500  60   0   0  28   2   1   0   76.1  108   65   59  11   31   47  6.96   66   7.8   45  
  P  Eddie Fisher         22   1   2  .333   3   3   0   0   0   0   0   12.2   33   20   17   7    3    6 12.08   29  19.6  432  
  P *Dick Tomanek         28   0   0  .000   2   0   0   1   0   0   0    2.0    3    2    2   1    2    2  9.00    2  13.3   82  
  P  Tom Gorman           34   0   0  .000   3   0   0   2   0   0   0    5.0    5    1    1   0    1    0  1.80    1   2.0 -350  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      781        -12

     * - 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           596  71  86  349   22   6   1  .984  37  13
 Carl Sawatski         448  46  69  274   18   4   2  .986  34  10
 Dick Brown            355  37  59  206   21   0   2 1.000  11   7
 Irv Noren               0   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Kent Hadley 751 79 100 780 67 8 74 .991 10.15 Dave Philley 334 37 44 311 16 3 34 .991 8.82 Zeke Bella 215 27 35 224 12 1 16 .996 9.89 Walt Dropo 87 10 12 85 3 0 8 1.000 9.10 Preston Ward 9 1 2 12 1 0 0 1.000 13.00 Irv Noren 4 0 3 4 1 0 2 1.000 11.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Blasingame 1396 154 154 457 474 19 110 .980 6.00 Dick Schofield 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Hoak 1382 153 153 157 350 18 29 .966 3.30 Wayne Terwilliger 17 1 4 1 4 0 0 1.000 2.65 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Joe DeMaestri 941 99 117 227 292 21 66 .961 4.97 Wayne Terwilliger 274 36 47 66 89 10 16 .939 5.10 Andre Rodgers 171 19 26 54 54 7 13 .939 5.70 Dick Schofield 14 0 7 2 3 0 0 1.000 3.21 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Hector Lopez         1234 141 143  234    5   5   1  .980  1.74
 Bob Cerv              115   6  30   17    0   0   0 1.000  1.33
 Lee Maye               31   3  11    5    0   0   0 1.000  1.45
 Irv Noren              12   2   5    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.54
 Chuck Essegian          8   2   3    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roger Maris 1095 102 128 325 14 4 0 .988 2.79 Irv Noren 261 40 45 71 2 1 0 .986 2.52 Chuck Essegian 19 4 5 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 Bob Cerv 16 4 5 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.56 Hector Lopez 5 3 3 4 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 Zeke Bella 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 Lee Maye 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Cerv 997 112 115 176 4 5 0 .973 1.62 Dave Philley 141 16 22 21 0 1 0 .955 1.34 Lee Maye 110 12 16 26 1 1 0 .964 2.22 Chuck Essegian 68 12 16 13 1 0 0 1.000 1.84 Hector Lopez 36 1 6 11 0 2 0 .846 2.75 Zeke Bella 33 0 17 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.81 Irv Noren 13 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.08 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1959 Draft


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