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1958 Kansas City Athletics season

1958 Kansas City Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Municipal Stadium (since 1955)
  • Kansas City, Missouri (since 1955)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Arnold Johnson
    Manager(s) Harry Craft
    Local television none
    Local radio KMBC
    (Merle Harmon, Ed Edwards)
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    The 1958 Kansas City Athletics season was the team's fourth in Kansas City and the 58th in the American League. The season involved the A's finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 73 wins and 81 losses, 19 games behind the World Champion New York Yankees.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 92 62 .597 --
    Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 10
    Boston Red Sox 79 75 .513 13
    Cleveland Indians 77 76 .503 14.5
    Detroit Tigers 77 77 .500 15
    Baltimore Orioles 74 79 .484 17.5
    Kansas City Athletics 73 81 .474 19
    Washington Senators 61 93 .396 31

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1958 Kansas City Athletics
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    = Indicates team leader

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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
    C Chiti, HarryHarry Chiti 103 295 79 .268 9 44
    2B López, HéctorHéctor López 151 564 147 .261 17 73
    LF Cerv, BobBob Cerv 141 515 157 .305 38 104
    CF Tuttle, BillBill Tuttle 148 511 118 .231 11 51
    RF Maris, RogerRoger Maris 99 401 99 .247 19 53
    [7]

    Other batters

    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
    House, FrankFrank House 76 202 51 .252 4 24
    Held, WoodieWoodie Held 47 131 28 .214 4 16
    Herzog, WhiteyWhitey Herzog 88 96 23 .240 0 9
    Hadley, KentKent Hadley 3 11 2 .182 0 0
    Small, JimJim Small 2 4 0 .000 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

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

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Terry, RalphRalph Terry 40 216.2 11 13 4.24 134
    Garver, NedNed Garver 31 201 12 11 4.03 72
    Tsitouris, JohnJohn Tsitouris 1 3 0 0 3.00 1

    Other pitchers

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

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Grim, BobBob Grim 26 113.2 7 6 3.56 54
    Dickson, MurryMurry Dickson 27 99 9 5 3.27 46
    Daley, BudBud Daley 26 70.2 3 2 3.31 39
    Maas, DukeDuke Maas 10 55.1 4 5 3.90 19
    Burnette, WallyWally Burnette 12 28.1 1 1 3.49 11
    Davis, BobBob Davis 8 31 0 4 7.84 22

    Relief pitchers

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

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Gorman, TomTom Gorman 50 4 4 8 3.51 44
    Craddock, WaltWalt Craddock 23 0 3 0 5.89 22
    Cox, GlennGlenn Cox 2 0 0 0 9.82 1
    Duser, CarlCarl Duser 1 0 0 0 4.50 0

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    Rochester franchise moved to Winona, June 29, 1958[8]

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