1957 Cincinnati Redlegs season

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1957 Cincinnati Redlegs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
Manager(s) Birdie Tebbetts
Local television WLW
(George Bryson)
Local radio WKRC
(Waite Hoyt, Jack Moran)
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The 1957 Cincinnati Redlegs season consisted of the Redlegs finishing in fourth place in the National League, with a record of 80–74, 15 games behind the NL and World Series Champion Milwaukee Braves. The Redlegs were managed by Birdie Tebbetts and played their home games at Crosley Field.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 95 59 -- .617
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 8 .565
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 11 .545
Cincinnati Redlegs 80 74 15 .519
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 18 .500
New York Giants 69 85 26 .448
Chicago Cubs 62 92 33 .403
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 33 .403

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1957 Cincinnati Redlegs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Hoak, DonDon Hoak 149 529 155 .293 19 89

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Taylor, JoeJoe Taylor 33 107 28 .262 4 9
Whisenant, PetePete Whisenant 67 90 19 .211 5 11
Durnbaugh, BobbyBobby Durnbaugh 2 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Gross, DonDon Gross 43 148.1 7 9 4.31 73
Fowler, ArtArt Fowler 33 87.2 3 0 6.47 45
Hacker, WarrenWarren Hacker 15 43.1 3 2 5.19 18
Amor, VicenteVicente Amor 9 27.1 1 2 5.93 9

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Freeman, HershHersh Freeman 52 7 2 8 4.52 36
Acker, TomTom Acker 49 10 5 4 4.97 67
Kennedy, BillBill Kennedy 8 0 2 3 6.39 8

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
Open Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Lefty O'Doul
AAA Havana Sugar Kings International League Nap Reyes
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Dick Sisler
A Savannah Redlegs Sally League Jimmy Brown
B Port Arthur/Temple Redlegs Big State League Al Barillari
B Wenatchee Chiefs Northwest League Don Lundberg and Bert Haas
B Clovis Pioneers Southwestern League Bert Haas
C Visalia Redlegs California League Bruce Edwards
C Wausau Lumberjacks Northern League Walt Novick
D Graceville Oilers Alabama-Florida League Bob Wellman and Charley Grant
D Palatka Redlegs Florida State League Johnny Vander Meer
D Hornell Redlegs New York-Penn League Dave Bristol

LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Graceville

Port Arthur franchise transferred to Temple, May 30, 1957, then folded, August 20; Clovis franchise folded, June 16; Hornell replaced disbanded Bradford franchise in mid-season and began play May 28[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ray Jablonski page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Maury Wills page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Warren Hacker at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]