1958 Cincinnati Redlegs season

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1958 Cincinnati Redlegs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s) Gabe Paul
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

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Milwaukee Braves 92 62 0.597 48–29 44–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 0.545 8 49–28 35–42
San Francisco Giants 80 74 0.519 12 44–33 36–41
Cincinnati Redlegs 76 78 0.494 16 40–37 36–41
Chicago Cubs 72 82 0.468 20 35–42 37–40
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 0.468 20 39–38 33–44
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 83 0.461 21 39–38 32–45
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 0.448 23 35–42 34–43


Record vs. opponents

1958 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team CHC CIN LAD MIL PHI PIT SF STL
Chicago 10–12 11–11 10–12 13–9 9–13 12–10 7–15
Cincinnati 12–10 11–11 5–17 15–7 10–12 11–11 12–10
Los Angeles 11–11 11–11 14–8 10–12 8–14 6–16 11–11
Milwaukee 12–10 17–5 8–14 13–9 11–11 16–6 15–7
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 12–10 9–13 12–10 8–14 12–10
Pittsburgh 13–9 12–10 14–8 11–11 10–12 12–10 12–10
San Francisco 10–12 11–11 16–6 6–16 14–8 10–12 13–9
St. Louis 15–7 10–12 11–11 7–15 10–12 10–12 9–13


Notable transactions

Roster

1958 Cincinnati Redlegs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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

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
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

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

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
Acker, TomTom Acker 38 124.2 4 3 4.55 90

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
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

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

External links