1957 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1957 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr.
General manager(s) Roy Hamey
Manager(s) Mayo Smith
Local television WRCV
WFIL
Local radio WIP
(By Saam, Claude Haring, Gene Kelly)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The Phillies integrated during the 1957 season. John Kennedy, the team's first black player, made his debut with the Phillies on April 22, 1957 at Roosevelt Stadium against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Braves 95 59 0.617 45–32 50–27
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 0.565 8 42–35 45–32
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 0.545 11 43–34 41–36
Cincinnati Redlegs 80 74 0.519 15 45–32 35–42
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 0.500 18 38–39 39–38
New York Giants 69 85 0.448 26 37–40 32–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 0.403 33 36–41 26–51
Chicago Cubs 62 92 0.403 33 31–46 31–46


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1957 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BR CHC CIN MIL NYG PHI PIT STL
Brooklyn 17–5 12–10 10–12 12–10 9–13 12–10 12–10
Chicago 5–17 7–15 9–13 9–13 8–14–1 12–10–1 12–10
Cincinnati 10–12 15–7 4–18 12–10 16–6 14–8 9–13
Milwaukee 12–10 13–9 18–4 13–9 12–10–1 16–6 11–11
New York 10–12 13–9 10–12 9–13 10–12 9–13 8–14
Philadelphia 13–9 14–8–1 6–16 10–12–1 12–10 13–9 9–13
Pittsburgh 10–12 10–12–1 8–14 6–16 13–9 9–13 6–16
St. Louis 10–12 10–12 13–9 11–11 14–8 13–9 16–6


Notable transactions[edit]

Game log[edit]

Legend
  Phillies win
  Phillies loss
  Phillies tie
  Postponement
Bold Phillies team member
1957 Game Log[5]
Overall Record: 77–77
^[a] The second game on April 28 was suspended (Sunday curfew[9][10]) in the bottom of the seventh inning with the score 7–8 and was completed August 16, 1957.[11][12]
^[b] The May 21 game was called after 512 innings (reduced to 5 innings[13]) with the score tied 1–1.[14][15] It was replayed from the start on June 24, 1957.
^[c] The second game on June 9 was suspended (Sunday curfew[16][17]) in the top of the tenth inning[18] with the score 4–4.[19] Because at least nine innings had been completed, the game was replayed from the beginning[20] on August 20, 1957.
^[d] The July 17 game was protested by the Phillies between the first and second innings.[21][22][23][24][25] The protest was later denied.[26]

Roster[edit]

1957 Philadelphia Phillies
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
RF Repulski, RipRip Repulski 134 516 134 .260 20 68

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
Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 28 31 5 .161 1 1
Kennedy, JohnJohn Kennedy 5 2 0 .000 0 0
Morgan, BobbyBobby Morgan 2 0 0 ---- 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
Cardwell, DonDon Cardwell 30 128.1 4 8 4.91 92

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
Farrell, TurkTurk Farrell 52 10 2 10 2.38 54

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Miami Marlins International League Don Osborn
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Al Widmar
A Schenectady Blue Jays Eastern League Dick Carter
B High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms Carolina League Frank Lucchesi
B Lewiston Broncos Northwest League Hillis Layne
C Salt Lake City Bees Pioneer League Cliff Dapper
D Johnson City Phillies Appalachian League Ben Taylor
D Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Charlie Gassaway
D Moultrie/Brunswick Phillies Georgia–Florida League Benny Zientara
D Olean Oilers New York–Penn League Paul Owens

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tampa

Moultrie franchise transferred to Brunswick, June 1, 1957[27]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Rip Repulski at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Chico Fernández at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Frank Baumholtz at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Warren Hacker at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ "1957 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com. 
  6. ^ a b "The Major Leagues". Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 20, 1957. p. 24. Retrieved June 10, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Baseball". Windsor, ON: The Windsor Daily Star. June 10, 1967. p. 21. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  8. ^ "The Majors". Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh Press. June 11, 1957. p. 1, section 4. Retrieved June 11, 2016. 
  9. ^ "The Major Leagues". Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 29, 1957. p. 22. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Braves Beat Reds For 6th Time, 3-2, Bucs' Bob Friend Blanks Dogers 3-0". Montreal, QC: The Gazette. Associated Press (AP). April 29, 1957. p. 27. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Apr 28, 1957, Giants at Phillies Play by Play and Box Score". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. April 28, 1957. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  12. ^ "New York Giants 8, Philadelphia Phillies 7 (2)". retrosheet.org. April 28, 1957. Retrieved June 8, 2016. Game suspended due to Pennsylvania curfew and resumed 8/16 with new umpires[.] 
  13. ^ "Milwaukee Braves 1, Philadelphia Phillies 1". retrosheet.org. May 21, 1957. Retrieved June 11, 2016. 31 minute rain delay in the middle of the sixth; the top of the sixth was negated; Game called with the score tied at 1-1[.] 
  14. ^ Thisted, Red (May 22, 1957). "Rain Cuts Braves, Phils Short at 1-1". Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 2, part 2. Retrieved June 11, 2016. [A]ll game statistics will be counted in the records. 
  15. ^ "Rain Stops Braves, Phils In Sixth, 1-1". Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press (AP). May 22, 1957. p. 24. Retrieved June 11, 2016. 
  16. ^ "The Major Leagues". Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. June 10, 1957. p. 26. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  17. ^ "Cubs Slow Phils Rush To Top; Yanks 'Rock' Wins Tilt at Detroit: Win Opener, Tie Second: Chicago Comes From Behind to Take 7-3 Victory in First". Milwaukee, WI: Milwuakee Journal. Associated Press (AP). June 10, 1957. p. 12, part 2. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  18. ^ "Philadelphia Phillies 4, Chicago Cubs 4 (2)". retrosheet.org. June 9, 1957. Retrieved June 8, 2016. [T]ie game called due to curfew; parial top of the 10th negated[.] 
  19. ^ "Jun 9, 1957, Cubs at Phillies Play by Play and Box Score". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. June 9, 1957. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  20. ^ "Cubs Beat And Tie Phillies: Banks' Three-Run Homer Helps Bruins Cop First Game, 7-3". Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. June 10, 1957. p. 26. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  21. ^ "Milwaukee Braves 10, Philadelphia Phillies 3". retrosheet.org. July 17, 1957. Retrieved June 13, 2016. [With one out and runners on first and second base, shortstop] Johnny Logan backed off in order to trap the line drive; both runners returned to their bases thinking the ball would be caught; [second baseman] Red Schoendienst caught the throw while standing on the bag then tagged Granny Hamner, who was also standing on the bag; 2B umpire Vinnie Smith made no signal and 3B umpire Jocko Conlan ran over to confer with Smith; Hamner ran to 3B but Conlan threw his hand in the air and the Braves left the field; the Phillies argued briefly but then took the field; while Robin Roberts was warming up, the PA announcer explained the play to the fans after consulting with HP umpire Augie Donatelli; the Phillies exploded and charged Conlan; Robin Roberts ejected by Conlan; Roberts was restrained by Phillies manager Mayo Smith; angry fans threw beer cans and other debris onto the field; Smith protested the game; Roberts was suspended for three days and fined 50 dollars[.] 
  22. ^ "Roberts Bounced After Daffy Doings in Philly". Windsor, ON: The Windsor Daily Star. Associated Press (AP). July 18, 1957. p. 31. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  23. ^ "Braves Drop Phillies From First Place, 10-3: Milwaukee Moves One Point Behind Cards With Rhubarb-Flavored Victory". Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. July 18, 1957. p. 22. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  24. ^ Chapman, Lou (July 18, 1957). "Umps Give Roberts Hook After Wild 'n' Wooly 1st". Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Sentinel. pp. 4, 6, part 2. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  25. ^ "Mild-Mannered Robin Cuts Up: Roberts Restrained From Attacking Ump". Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh Press. United Press (UP). July 18, 1957. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  26. ^ "Jul 17, 1957, Braves at Phillies Play by Play and Box Score". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. July 17, 1957. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  27. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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