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

Regular season

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

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

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

Roster

1957 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

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
RF Repulski, RipRip Repulski 134 516 134 .260 20 68

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
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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

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[5]

Notes

  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. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References