1958 Cincinnati Redlegs season

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1958 Cincinnati Redlegs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
Manager(s) Birdie Tebbetts, Jimmy Dykes
Local television WLW
(George Bryson, Frank McCormick)
Local radio WKRC
(Waite Hoyt, Jack Moran)
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The 1958 Cincinnati Redlegs season consisted of the Redlegs finishing in fourth place in the National League standings with a record of 76–78, 16 games behind the Milwaukee Braves. The Redlegs played their home games at Crosley Field. The season started with Birdie Tebbetts managing the club, but after the Redlegs went 52–61, Tebbetts was replaced in August by Jimmy Dykes, who went 24–17 the rest of the way.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 -- .597
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 8 .545
San Francisco Giants 80 74 12 .519
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 16 .494
Chicago Cubs 72 82 20 .468
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 20 .468
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 21 .461
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 23 .448

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1958 Cincinnati Redlegs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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

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
Fondy, DeeDee Fondy 89 124 27 .218 1 11
Bilko, SteveSteve Bilko 31 87 23 .264 4 17
Coles, ChuckChuck Coles 9 11 2 .182 0 2

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
Haddix, HarveyHarvey Haddix 29 184 8 7 3.52 110
Hook, JayJay Hook 1 3 0 1 12.00 5

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
Acker, TomTom Acker 38 124.2 4 3 4.55 90

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
Schmidt, WillardWillard Schmidt 41 3 5 0 2.86 41
Peña, OrlandoOrlando Peña 9 1 0 3 0.60 11
Freeman, HershHersh Freeman 3 0 0 0 3.52 7
Hayden, LeftyLefty Hayden 3 0 0 0 4.91 3
Wieand, TedTed Wieand 1 0 0 0 9.00 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Havana Sugar Kings International League Nap Reyes and Tony Pacheco
AAA Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Connie Ryan
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Dick Sisler
A Savannah Redlegs Sally League Bob Wellman
A Albuquerque Dukes Western League Jimmy Brown
B Wenatchee Chiefs Northwest League Bert Haas
C Visalia Redlegs California League Bruce Edwards, Bobby Mattick and Larry Taylor
D Graceville Oilers Alabama-Florida League Mike Fandozzi
D Palatka Redlegs Florida State League Johnny Vander Meer
D Geneva Redlegs New York-Penn League Dave Bristol

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Geneva[7]

References[edit]

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