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1958 Kansas City Athletics
Major league affiliations
Location
1958 Information
Owner(s) Arnold Johnson
Manager(s) Harry Craft
Local television
Local radio KMBC
(Merle Harmon, Ed Edwards)

The Kansas City Athletics' 1958 season involved the A's finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 73 wins and 81 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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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
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; R = Runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B López, HéctorHéctor López 151 564 147 .261 17 73
CF Tuttle, BillBill Tuttle 148 511 118 .231 11 51
RF Maris, RogerRoger Maris 99 401 99 .247 19 53

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Other batters

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
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
Tsitouris, JohnJohn Tsitouris 1 3 0 0 3.00 1

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
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

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons International League Phil Cavarretta
AA Little Rock Travelers Southern Association Les Peden
A Albany Senators Eastern League Al Evans
B Rochester/Winona A's Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Burl Storie and Lew Krausse, Sr.
C Pocatello Athletics Pioneer League Bill Capps
D Selma Cloverleafs Alabama-Florida League Tommy Giordano
D Grand Island Athletics Nebraska State League Art Mazmanian
D Plainview Athletics Sophomore League Vince Plumbo

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

Notes

References


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