1957 Kansas City Athletics Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 59-94
Finished 7th in the AL
Attendance: 900,140, Avg. 12,502
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium I
Manager: Lou Boudreau (36-67)
Manager: Harry Craft (23-27)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1957 Kansas City Athletics Roster
1957 Kansas City Athletics Results

The Kansas City Athletics of the American League ended the 1957 season with a record of 59 wins and 94 losses, finishing seventh in the AL.

The Athletics scored 563 runs, worst in the league, and allowed 710 runs. Gus Zernial led Kansas City with 27 home runs, while Lou Skizas and Woodie Held walloped 20 or more also. Gus Zernial drove in 69 runs. Vic Power topped all regular hitters with a .259 average. Tom Morgan and Virgil Trucks paced the team with 9 wins each, and Jack Urban recorded a 3.34 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Lou Boudreau and Harry Craft coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Virgil Trucks97.5633.0348723007116.010645391262855207502
Tom Morgan97.5634.64461324507143.716076741961932303619
Jack Urban74.6363.3431139300129.31115548745355124530
Wally Burnette712.3684.3038913101113.01156254844357121486
Alex Kellner65.5454.2728213300132.714165631841372204559
Ned Garver613.3163.8424230610145.312072621355561511608
Tom Gorman59.3573.83381212313124.712559531833766103523
Arnie Portocarrero49.3083.9233178100114.710355501034242301474
Ralph Terry411.2673.3821190310130.711963491547280413556
Glenn Cox101.0005.02100300014.31898191800266
Mickey McDermott14.2005.482941400069.0684742950229005316
Harry Taylor003.122000008.71143040410140
Ed Blake005.402010001.711112100018
Hal Raether009.001010002.022210000008
Al Aber0012.003000003.0644220000117
Dave Hill0027.002000002.3677330100016
George Brunet01.0005.5642100011.31377240301151
Gene Host02.0007.23112600023.729191951409000109
Ryne Duren03.0005.27146200142.7372625430137205193
Rip Coleman07.0005.93196811041.0533227525015002194
Totals5994.3864.19404154128264191369.7134471063715356547626257455875

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Vic Power129495467481211511442321921.259.291.385.676180103333
Hector Lopez121441391511151941135164166.294.357.448.80517580455
Joe DeMaestri13549246144113146933612282.245.280.360.640166142341
Hal Smith107383360411092601341221444.303.328.483.811174131530
Gus Zernial131478437561032012769113484.236.290.471.761206121240
Bob Cerv12437134535941421144112057.272.312.420.732145131231
Lou Skizas11941137634921411844522715.245.297.431.72716292331
Woodie Held9237132648781432050403781.239.321.485.80515863321
Billy Martin73283265336893927711220.257.295.415.71011073210
Billy Hunter1163593193961104829122743.191.259.323.58110353732
Harry Simpson50193179245396624011228.296.339.514.8539280112
Tim Thompson812492302547100719001826.204.262.339.6017830106
Bob Martyn58144131103524112131120.267.322.366.6884820113
Irv Noren8117216083480216001119.213.267.300.5674861002
Milt Graff56176155162843010251510.181.260.245.5053812310
Jim Pisoni4411197142322312001017.237.318.392.7103802111
Johnny Groth556859101500020076.254.333.254.5881520200
Mickey McDermott585849612104700916.245.362.510.8722520002
Jack Urban37423911110051028.282.317.308.6251210100
Alex Kellner285047711203600210.234.265.468.7332230100
Wally Burnette3836321800010018.250.273.250.523810300
Ned Garver2451447810040049.182.245.205.449910210
Ralph Terry2244421600010008.143.143.143.286620200
Virgil Trucks48292814000200010.143.143.143.286410100
Tom Gorman38353314000000116.121.147.121.268400100
Arnie Portocarrero3334280300000039.107.194.107.301310300
Tom Morgan46383303000000110.091.118.091.209330400
Al Aber31101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Harry Taylor2440100000000.250.250.250.500100000
Ryne Duren1414140100010007.071.071.071.143110000
Gene Host11550000000004.000.000.000.000000000
George Brunet4220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Glenn Cox10421000000022.000.500.000.500000000
Rip Coleman191191000000014.000.100.000.100000100
Hal Raether1000000000000000000
Ed Blake2000000000000000000
Dave Hill2000000000000000000
Clete Boyer10000000000000000000
Totals2022565551705631262195401665363527363761.244.295.394.688203513524623630


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Vic Power1B113100935.096899295.9981.2719.4420000
Harry Simpson1B2727233.724323121.9961.2459.8520000
Irv Noren1B2525189.019112224.9909.6678.1200000
Gus Zernial1B107.04110.8336.4295.0000000
Mickey McDermott1B225.05010.8339.0002.5000000
Billy Hunter2B6458508.7111152740.9744.6534.1090000
Billy Martin2B5248417.3121111328.9875.0034.4620000
Milt Graff2B5343397.7110127336.9885.3644.4720000
Vic Power2B4430.0127001.0005.7004.7500000
Hector Lopez2B4116.052011.0003.9381.7500000
Clete Boyer2B100.00000.0000000
Hector Lopez3B11197877.31172272320.9373.5293.0990000
Lou Skizas3B3228230.3295753.9453.3602.6880000
Billy Martin3B2019164.0292424.9642.9092.6500000
Billy Hunter3B171096.0182222.9523.7502.3530000
Clete Boyer3B102.00000.000.0000000
Hal SmithC10395855.04635598.9835.4535.0291622311836.7
Tim ThompsonC6259514.72722927.9935.2644.855617191238.7
Gus ZernialOF113111941.02134111.9522.0751.9200000
Woodie HeldOF9292822.32661212.9963.0433.0220000
Bob CervOF8977690.3157661.9642.1251.8310000
Lou SkizasOF7667574.3119532.9761.9431.6320000
Bob MartynOF4933319.077320.9762.2571.6330000
Jim PisoniOF4430281.088311.9892.9152.0680000
Johnny GrothOF5016193.037010.9741.725.7400000
Harry SimpsonOF2121171.029110.9681.5791.4290000
Irv NorenOF6653.071001.0001.3581.3330000
Vic PowerOF6638.012010.9232.8422.0000000
Hector LopezOF3326.030001.0001.0381.0000000
Ned GarverP2423145.3132112.9712.1061.4170000
Tom MorganP4613143.7203716.9833.5711.2390000
Alex KellnerP2821132.752424.9351.9671.0360000
Ralph TerryP2119130.7111912.9682.0661.4290000
Jack UrbanP3113129.3122712.9752.7141.2580000
Tom GormanP3812124.7101920.9352.094.7630000
Virgil TrucksP487116.082110.9672.250.6040000
Arnie PortocarreroP3317114.761611.9571.727.6670000
Wally BurnetteP389113.01025061.0002.788.9210000
Mickey McDermottP29469.071710.9603.130.8280000
Ryne DurenP14642.738001.0002.320.7860000
Rip ColemanP19641.01911.9092.195.5260000
Gene HostP11223.706001.0002.282.5450000
Glenn CoxP10014.303001.0001.884.3000000
George BrunetP4211.302001.0001.588.5000000
Harry TaylorP208.70110.5001.038.5000000
Al AberP303.011001.0006.000.6670000
Dave HillP202.30000.000.0000000
Hal RaetherP102.00000.000.0000000
Ed BlakeP201.70000.000.0000000
Joe DeMaestriSS1341301126.02483871387.9805.0754.7390000
Billy HunterSS3523230.74689919.9385.2673.8570000
Billy MartinSS2113.015011.0004.1543.0000000
Totals1816138612327.041081720125427.9794.2553.2092239503037.5




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