1957 Fort Worth Cats Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 70-84
Finished 6th in the TL
Manager: Gene Handley (70-84)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Ballpark: LaGrave Field
Attendance: 75,188, Avg. 976
1957 Fort Worth Cats Statistics

The Fort Worth Cats of the Texas League ended the 1957 season with a record of 70 wins and 84 losses, finishing sixth in the TL.

The Cats scored 555 runs and yielded 626 runs.

Members of the 1957 Fort Worth Cats who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Bob Will, Eddie Haas, Lorenzo Davis, Jake Crawford, John Briggs, Chris Kitsos, Gene Fodge, Frank Ernaga, Larry Sherry, Ed Mayer and Jim Mangan.

Gene Handley served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
C. B. BeringerRRAugust 14, 19286'0"185Bellwood, NE US
Ron BottlerRRAugust 21, 19336'1"180Portland, OR US
John BriggsRRJanuary 24, 19345'10"175Natoma, CA US
John CeploRRMarch 20, 19325'10"170Montrose, NY US
Jake CrawfordRRMarch 30, 19286'1"185Campbell, MO US
Lorenzo DavisRRJuly 3, 19176'3"188Piper, AL US
Martin DevlinRRFebruary 7, 19335'8"165
Frank ErnagaRRAugust 22, 19306'1"195Susanville, CA US
Gene FodgeRRJuly 9, 19316'0"175South Bend, IN US
Melvin GehoRRSeptember 4, 19356'1"185
Russ GraggLR6'1"175
Joseph GushanasLL5'10"170
Eddie HaasLRMay 26, 19355'11"178Paducah, KY US
Joe HannahRRFebruary 1, 19315'11"200Marshfield, MO US
Curly HoltzappleRRAugust 7, 19325'11"160York, PA US
Chris KitsosSRFebruary 11, 19285'9"165New York, NY US
William MaleyRDecember 2, 19305'10"185
Jim ManganRRSeptember 24, 19295'10"190San Francisco, CA US
Frank MarchioRRNovember 16, 19275'11"180
Ed MayerLLNovember 30, 19316'2"185San Francisco, CA US
Mike NapoliRRMarch 6, 19325'9"175
Thomas NeradL5'10"185
Bill NishitaRRJuly 1, 19306'0"175
Robert PascalLLMay 2, 19306'0"190
Rudy PaynichRRMarch 29, 19266'3"200Bisbee, AZ US
Les PhillipsRRSeptember 11, 19306'1"180Torrance, CA US
Larry SherryRRJuly 25, 19356'2"180Los Angeles, CA US
Joe StanekRROctober 12, 19316'1"180
Lawrence StankeyLLDecember 9, 19336'0"188Joliet, IL US
Don SwansonLLJuly 17, 19326'1"170Arlington, MA US
Mike WarnitskyRR6'0"180
Robert WegnerLL6'7"230
Frank WhiteRRMay 18, 19316'3"190San Francisco, CA US
Bob WillLLJuly 15, 19315'10"175Berwyn, IL US
Kenneth WorleyRRJuly 11, 19305'10"180
Earl YorkLOctober 20, 19266'2"195Dallas, TX US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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