1958 Fort Worth Cats Statistics

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 89-64
Finished 1st in the TL
Manager: Lou Klein (89-64)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Ballpark: LaGrave Field
Attendance: 81,611, Avg. 1,067
1958 Fort Worth Cats Roster

Playoffs - Austin Senators 4 games, Fort Worth Cats 0

The Fort Worth Cats of the Texas League ended the 1958 season with a record of 89 wins and 64 losses, finishing first in the TL.

The Cats paced the league with just 565 runs allowed. Fort Worth scored 643 runs, worst in the league,. Joe Macko led the team with 24 home runs, while Gabe Gabler and Jerry Kindall walloped 15 or more as well. Gabe Gabler drove in 94 runs. Chick King topped all regular batters by hitting .338. Marcelino Solis paced the squad with 15 wins and a team-best 2.44 earned run average, best among regular hurlers.

Chick King, Dave Stenhouse, Hersh Freeman, Frank Ernaga, Moe Thacker, Bob Anderson, Dolan Nichols, Marcelino Solis, Lou Klein, Ben Johnson, Jim Fanning, Footer Johnson, John Briggs, Chris Kitsos, Gene Fodge, Harry Perkowski, Ron Perranoski, Lorenzo Davis, Jerry Kindall, Gabe Gabler, Bob Will, Dick Bertell, Dave Gerard, Jim Dunn, Dick Ellsworth, John Goetz and Don Robertson were all players from the 1958 Fort Worth Cats who played in the Majors during their careers.

Lou Klein served as manager.


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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
Marcelino Solis152.8822.442018112140.01294238632254504
Harry Perkowski124.7502.7643651101.0793531928271201
Ben Johnson129.5713.33442890203.020284751365893206
Dave Gerard129.5714.07342682188.0183888516842981010
Bob Anderson96.6002.83201792127.09144409532121107
Gene Fodge83.7272.23141362101.0923625530444100
Dolan Nichols64.6002.82151352102.0863932551134408
Hersh Freeman51.8333.812410052.0512422420738203
Arthur Edmunds49.3084.12291020120.012961551437351302
John Briggs21.66730.00
Dave Stenhouse11.5004.80650030.0301716315014001
Jim Dunn12.33350.00
Dick Ellsworth17.1255.471770051.0523431331130112
Billy Darden310.0
Ron Perranoski0020.00
John Goetz01.00050.00
Lorenzo Davis01.00010.00
Totals8860.5953.333131440551101215.011245044508744632648221440

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
Chick King15055749781168235106410146112.338.395.465.859231527
Joe Macko137553504761462502481103768.290.341.482.823243525
Gabe Gabler127572503801361852394026590.270.354.463.818233121
Ray Bellino151672588811321955452669110.224.309.299.608176483
Jerry Kindall1435665126011723916655038127.229.278.402.681206097
Bob Will8236130252109213943245524.361.457.540.997163103
Frank Ernaga124478414451032711050035488.249.334.391.725162154
Moe Thacker883242733580112736004858.293.399.425.824116111
Lorenzo Davis82249220236291236312132.282.339.359.69879116
Footer Johnson4817314815443122125186.297.373.372.74455142
Don Robertson34155136283053312011733.221.305.368.67350011
Marcelino Solis205957416000500212.281.305.281.58616000
Robert Picciano17453941210041024.308.356.333.68913202
Harry Perkowski514443611301800115.256.273.395.66817000
Donald Biebel3195837110011001118.133.242.169.41114100
Lou Klein38544641020030177.217.333.261.59412100
Bob Rivich19514709000200311.191.240.191.4319010
Dave Gerard34706348100100519.127.191.143.3349020
Dick Bertell20736938200200310.116.151.145.29610001
Gene Fodge1841358720150027.200.237.343.58012031
Leonard Williams1251416711020099.171.314.244.55810001
Ben Johnson466749760000001117.122.283.122.4066070
Hersh Freeman2622203510250003.250.250.600.85012020
Dolan Nichols15393715000300212.135.179.135.3155000
Arthur Edmunds29454125200000117.122.143.171.3147030
Bob Anderson21514825102500213.104.140.250.39012010
Bob McKee414144.286.286.286.5714
Jim Dunn5772.286.286.286.5712
Ron Perranoski2221.500.500.5001.0001
John Goetz5661.167.167.167.3331
Dick Ellsworth1715141100000018.071.133.071.2051000
Allen Shaw1330.000.000.000.0000
Dave Stenhouse6990.000.000.000.0000
John Briggs310100.000.000.000.0000
Chris Kitsos3770.000.000.000.0000
Totals1609554048876381261200361185932624530930.258.331.386.717188702454450


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Gabe Gabler1B12712397921114.9841.378
Lorenzo Davis1B161406113.9939.125
Jerry Kindall2B14140341823104.9735.823
Joe Macko2B10233918.9846.200
Joe Macko3B1211142302027.9452.843
Lorenzo Davis3B1683434.9332.625
Moe ThackerC874353366.9875.3792
Donald BiebelC251131311.9925.0400
Dick BertellC19651633.9644.2633
Bob RivichC1765711.9864.2351
Chick KingCF1503741277.9822.573
Frank ErnagaLF1201991231.9861.758
Footer JohnsonLF2234111.9721.591
Leonard WilliamsLF1215010.9381.250
Ben JohnsonP4474424.9621.159
Harry PerkowskiP4322210.960.558
Dave GerardP3472932.9231.059
Billy DardenP31.000
Arthur EdmundsP29216011.000.621
Hersh FreemanP2429001.000.458
Marcelino SolisP2043815.9772.100
Bob AndersonP20514011.000.950
Dick EllsworthP1741021.875.824
Dolan NicholsP15623011.0001.933
Gene FodgeP1411710.9471.286
Dave StenhouseP6.000
John GoetzP5.000
Jim DunnP5.000
John BriggsP3.000
Ron PerranoskiP2.000
Lorenzo DavisP1.000
Bob WillRF811251030.9781.667
Don RobertsonRF3453411.9831.676
Lorenzo DavisRF21101001.000.524
Footer JohnsonRF18213001.0001.333
Ray BellinoSS15027652427105.9675.333
Totals150037521664133411.9763.611600

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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