1957 Statistics

WESTERN CANADA BASEBALL LEAGUE : 

Ernie Rodriguez, Moose Jaw outfielder, won the 1957 Western Canada Baseball League batting championship with a hefty .402 average according to official statistics released by the Howe News Bureau.

Len Tucker of Saskatoon captured runner-up honors with a mark of .394. Ike Jackson of Regina placed third with .371, followed by Willie (Curly) Williams of Lloydminster with .343 and Larry Elliott of Edmonton with .339.

Rodriguez also took honors in hits with 98 and scored the most runs, 67. Jackson paced the circuit in doubles with 23, one more than Rodriguez garnered. Bobby Cesar, Regina shortstop led in triples with 11.

Len Tucker copped the homer run crown with 18 round-trippers and was high in runs batted in with 68.  North Battleford's Bob Herron registered the most total bases, 156.

Tom Roberts and Roberto Zayas, both of Lloydminster, tied for honors in stolen bases, each with 18. Ken Guffey of Edmonton and Larry Yogi of Regina had the most sacrifice bunts, nine apiece, while Edmonton's Ron Fairly racked up the most sacrifice flies, six.

Rodriguez drew the most bases on balls, 68.  Herron struck out the most times, 60.  Ken Guffey of Edmonton was hit by pitched ball the most times, 10. North Battleford's Curtis Tate was credited with the most official times at bat, 303.

Edmonton won the club batting championship with a .283 average while Regina placed first in club fielding with a mark of .954.

Dale Zeigler, Edmonton left-hander, topped the pitchers for the second straight year with a 2.40 earned run average.  His pace-setting mark in 1956 was 2.32.  Moose Jaw's Gordon Nevers was high percentage-wise with an .833 figure, winning 10 and losing two games.

Zeigler, Bill Vanderlaan of Regina, and Blaine Sylvester of Edmonton won the most games, 11 apiece.  Bennie Griggs of North Battleford worked the most innings, 147, appeared in the most games, 29, faced the most official batsmen, 553, and allowed the most earned runs, 74.

Griggs and teammate Tom Garcia gave up the most runs, 92 apiece, the most hits, 155 apiece, and home runs, 16 apiece. Zeigler was high in strikeouts with 149, bases on balls with 127, and games started with 17.  He, teammate Ralph Vold, and Vanderlaan pitched the most complete games, 10 apiece. Sylvester hit the most batsmen, 12. Chuck Beene or Saskatoon threw the most wild pitches, 13.  Zeigler tossed the most shutouts, three. 


 
Average : Ernie Rodriguez MJM - .402 
Hits : Rodriguez MJM - 98 
Doubles : Ike Jackson RGB - 23 
Triples : Bobby Cesar RGB - 11 
Home Runs : Len Tucker SKG - 18 
Runs : Rodriguez MJM - 67 
RBI : Len Tucker SKG - 68 
Stolen Bases : Tom Roberts LM & Roberto Zayas LM - 18 

OFFICIAL WESTERN CANADA BASEBALL LEAGUE BATTING RECORDS *** SEASON 1957 *** 
FOR PUBLICATION IN PAPERS OF THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31 *** COMPILED BY HOWE NEWS 
BUREAU, 30 N. LA SALLE ST., CHICAGO 2, ILLINOIS.

Club           AB   R   OR  H   TB 2B 3B HR SH SF SB  BB HB  SO LOB RBI  PCT
Edmonton      2210 419 301 626 947 92 38 51 35 25 41 339 27 429 560 372  283
Moose Jaw     2106 404 362 576 874 99 32 45 32 20 57 380 25 341 547 365  274
Saskatoon     2276 415 406 602 894 98 16 54 28 32 56 362 29 406 537 368  264
Lloydminster  2237 353 456 587 849 98 22 40 28 19 62 315 19 325 517 327  262
Regina        2272 365 377 581 804 90 38 19 45 20 63 364 31 415 582 317  256
N Battleford  2310 378 432 570 902 98 39 52 27 20 44 375 17 410 532 332  247 WCBL 10 or more games G AB R H 2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI PCT
1957 WCBL Rodriguez Ernest MJM* 65 244 67 98 22 8 2 11 68 10 37 .402
1957 WCBL Tucker Len SKG 53 198 56 78 12 5 18 17 43 32 68 .394
1957 WCBL Fairly Ronald EDE* 44 178 41 69 14 6 10 5 19 19 55 .388
1957 WCBL Jackson Isaac RGB 57 224 39 83 23 8 5 2 18 20 53 .371
1957 WCBL Tucker WayneL EDE* 23 90 11 32 2 0 2 2 7 5 19 .356
1957 WCBL Williams William LM* 66 242 50 83 14 3 15 4 46 20 55 .343
1957 WCBL Elliott Lawrence EDE* 57 227 49 77 12 7 10 6 28 58 46 .339
1957 WCBL Cesar Robert RGB 69 253 47 85 18 11 1 5 39 30 58 .336
1957 WCBL Schall William SKG 19 9 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 .333
1957 WCBL Herron Robert NB 67 256 50 83 21 5 14 2 44 60 64 .324
1957 WCBL Sada Edward EDE 54 224 51 72 8 9 5 3 23 45 30 .321
1957 WCBL Temple Floyd MJM 58 206 33 66 10 1 7 11 22 17 43 .320
1957 WCBL Stefureak Edward 4NB-10LM 14 50 9 16 1 1 2 0 5 10 14 .320
1957 WCBL Wilson Leon NB* 68 257 65 82 12 8 9 10 60 30 46 .319
1957 WCBL Breckner Leonard SKG 65 256 48 81 14 2 8 0 33 34 58 .316
1957 WCBL Roberts Thomas LM 65 248 63 78 17 4 8 18 44 22 43 .315
1957 WCBL Pemberton Clifford SKG* 53 206 46 63 9 0 4 6 31 11 33 .306
1957 WCBL Munatones Conrad EDE 53 196 34 60 11 1 3 8 36 28 37 .306
1957 WCBL Riney Joseph EDE* 28 95 16 29 3 1 2 3 26 14 18 .305
1957 WCBL Toft Bo MJM 21 82 19 25 5 2 3 2 10 12 23 .305
1957 WCBL Martin Lorne MJM* 59 229 42 69 11 4 1 4 33 35 28 .301
1957 WCBL Tartabul1 Jose RGB* 36 123 30 37 2 1 0 12 30 20 13 .301
1957 WCBL Haller Thomas MJM* 60 230 54 69 17 5 15 10 39 37 63 .300
1957 WCBL Moriarity David LM* 44 160 24 48 8 1 0 7 32 19 12 .300
1957 WCBL Ford John NB 60 202 40 60 9 3 7 5 42 24 32 .297
1957 WCBL Shollin Thomas EDE 63 238 60 70 12 4 12 2 55 47 56 .294
1957 WCBL Garcia Thomas NB 45 96 16 28 2 2 4 6 17 19 18 .292
1957 WCBL Zayas Roberto LM 65 250 44 72 5 1 2 18 26 50 27 .288
1957 WCBL Carter Suge RGB 61 218 28 62 13 3 0 5 41 31 42 .284
1957 WCBL McGhee Thomas 25LM-9SKG 34 135 15 38 9 3 2 2 10 22 20 .281
1957 WCBL Jackson Daniel SKG 58 197 25 55 10 1 4 5 17 25 20 .279
1957 WCBL Cross Al SKG* 23 83 13 23 4 0 1 1 18 10 10 .277
1957 WCBL Sylvester Blaine EDE* 18 52 6 14 1 0 1 0 2 16 4 .269
1957 WCBL Guffey Kenneth EDE* 63 235 56 62 7 3 3 6 60 39 30 .264
1957 WCBL Williams Robert LM 33 129 21 34 9 0 4 1 13 20 30 .264
1957 WCBL Brewer Sherwood SKG* 64 240 53 63 6 2 9 7 36 13 32 .263
1957 WCBL Kating John MJM 65 229 30 60 7 5 5 1 47 48 40 .262
1957 WCBL McCartney John SKG 64 227 40 59 18 0 5 2 21 53 36 .260
1957 WCBL Miller Larry MJM* 28 54 9 14 3 0 0 2 8 1 4 .259
1957 WCBL Castanon Michael EDE 63 248 41 64 12 2 1 2 30 39 44 .258
1957 WCBL Birk Jerry 15SKG-48LM 63 241 48 62 8 7 1 5 29 38 31 .257
1957 WCBL Bussan Mark NB 64 253 53 64 6 7 5 5 60 38 29 .253
1957 WCBL Tanner Edward LM* 63 212 24 53 10 0 3 4 44 21 35 .250
1957 WCBL Read Darrel SKG 19 40 3 10 0 0 0 0 2 6 6 .250
1957 WCBL Robertson Barry MJM 52 193 37 48 10 2 3 2 27 23 42 .249
1957 WCBL Rinks Thomas RGB 61 218 44 54 6 5 5 7 47 45 37 .248
1957 WCBL Goewert Terry 10SKG-58NB* 68 238 33 58 13 0 4 4 35 57 33 .244
1957 WCBL Kostenuk David MJM 15 41 4 10 1 1 0 0 2 7 3 .244
1957 WCBL Risher Modie LM 57 185 20 45 8 0 2 1 15 9 21 .243
1957 WCBL Griggs Ben NB 36 66 10 16 3 0 0 0 9 19 12 .242
1957 WCBL Yogi Larry RGB 65 234 37 56 10 0 1 8 44 48 23 .239
1957 WCBL Tate Curtis NB 68 303 41 72 13 8 5 0 10 42 51 .238
1957 WCBL Phillips James SKG 29 98 16 23 3 1 0 3 23 24 16 .235
1957 WCBL Wainwright Henry MJM 16 34 10 8 2 0 2 2 11 10 8 .235
1957 WCBL Stafford Robert NB 13 17 2 4 0 0 0 1 4 5 0 .235
1957 WCBL Hoppe James MJM 65 219 40 51 6 3 2 11 54 34 32 .233
1957 WCBL White Jerry RGB 68 246 31 57 3 2 0 9 37 37 22 .232
1957 WCBL Nelson Kenneth NB 52 203 30 47 8 3 2 3 16 19 27 .232
1957 WCBL Zeigler Dale EDE* 22 56 10 13 2 1 0 0 7 13 3 .232
1957 WCBL Kretschmar Joseph SKG 34 123 24 28 1 1 1 1 30 20 12 .228
1957 WCBL Howard Daniel SKG 20 71 12 16 4 0 2 3 14 19 14 .225
1957 WCBL Maxcy Russell LM 23 77 4 17 4 2 0 1 9 14 9 .221
1957 WCBL Vold Ralph EDE 33 77 8 17 1 0 0 1 2 15 9 .221
1957 WCBL Halsey Tuck RGB 25 50 10 11 2 0 0 0 10 16 5 .220
1957 WCBL Nevers Gordon MJM 24 41 4 9 0 0 0 0 3 13 2 .220
1957 WCBL Lott Benjamin LM 18 64 4 14 0 0 0 1 12 6 6 .219
1957 WCBL Henry Robert LM* 28 32 5 7 0 0 0 0 2 6 5 .219
1957 WCBL Vanderlann William RGB 20 47 11 10 0 1 0 0 12 9 1 .213
1957 WCBL Murphy Lee RGB 55 194 19 41 7 2 5 1 17 45 35 .211
1957 WCBL Gregory Robert MJM 46 110 13 23 3 1 1 1 18 18 16 .209
1957 WCBL Garrett James SKG 18 43 5 9 2 0 0 0 16 10 17 .209
1957 WCBL Key Harold SKG 51 174 26 36 7 0 3 7 23 48 22 .207
1957 WCBL Walker Eugene RGB# 19 29 4 6 0 1 0 0 4 10 1 .207
1957 WCBL Gentry Lewis 11R-1S 12 29 5 6 1 0 0 0 5 8 3 .207
1957 WCBL Lehow Robert 20LM-8RGB* 28 34 8 7 0 0 0 0 9 7 3 .206
1957 WCBL Hayes Garth MJM* 22 44 10 9 1 1 1 0 12 18 5 .205
1957 WCBL Williams Babe RGB 22 39 3 8 0 0 0 0 6 13 1 .205
1957 WCBL Blewett Michael EDE 26 86 20 17 2 3 1 3 18 22 5 .198
1957 WCBL Stone Arthur NB 64 218 27 43 6 4 2 9 27 29 21 .197
1957 WCBL Wiley Ronald MJM 19 42 7 8 3 1 1 0 10 15 10 .190
1957 WCBL Modrell Gary RGB 24 53 5 10 1 2 1 1 3 21 7 .189
1957 WCBL Shahzade Arthur RGB 61 206 38 36 3 2 1 8 34 35 11 .175
1957 WCBL Pieper Charles MJM 27 47 5 8 0 0 0 0 3 11 5 .170
1957 WCBL Berner Ted LM 35 85 11 14 2 1 0 0 7 21 8 .165
1957 WCBL Anderson Frank SKG 25 37 7 6 1 0 0 0 7 7 2 .162
1957 WCBL Montgomery Bruce EDE 14 44 1 7 1 0 0 0 1 22 3 .159
1957 WCBL McLeod Jack 12SKG-20NB 32 58 3 9 1 0 0 0 14 15 7 .155
1957 WCBL Slusser Frank NB 21 34 4 5 2 0 0 0 5 7 1 .147
1957 WCBL Beene Charles SKG 25 35 4 5 0 0 0 0 9 19 3 .143
1957 WCBL Michaels Michael EDE 22 71 5 9 1 1 0 2 15 19 6 .127
1957 WCBL Stevens James SKG* 21 26 5 3 0 0 1 0 9 9 3 .115
1957 WCBL Swartzkopf Al MJM 11 19 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 .105
1957 WCBL Evans Steven EDE 16 39 4 4 2 0 0 0 3 17 3 .103
1957 WCBL Gostlin Douglas 5SKG-8NB 13 11 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 .091
1957 WCBL Barnes Frank LM 10 34 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 .088
1957 WCBL Green Louis 30NB-6LM 36 86 5 7 0 0 0 0 19 13 7 .081
1957 WCBL Eigl Rudy NB 20 25 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 14 1 .080
1957 WCBL Rodriguez Ruben MJM 12 25 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 6 2 .080
1957 WCBL Sanders David 5SKG-8MJM 13 27 5 2 0 0 0 0 8 9 5 .074
1957 WCBL Dayne Michael NB* 17 30 3 2 0 0 0 0 8 12 1 .067
1957 WCBL Stillman Martin LM 21 33 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 13 3 .061
1957 WCBL Hansen James LM 20 33 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 20 0 .061
1957 WCBL Fouste Luis RGB* 14 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .059
1957 WCBL Hobson Lewis SKG 19 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 1 .000 Less than 10 games G AB R H 2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI PCT
1957 WCBL DeCarbo Anthony EDE 2 1 1 1.000
1957 WCBL Griffin Richard LM* 5 5 2 .400
1957 WCBL Sockett Donald LM 6 5 2 .400
1957 WCBL Rodriguez Jose RGB* 2 5 2 .400
1957 WCBL Marshall Vernon RGB* 9 19 7 .368
1957 WCBL Lopez Rafael SKG 4 11 4 .364
1957 WCBL Zyla Allan NB 7 3 1 .333
1957 WCBL Golden Richard LM 7 28 8 .286
1957 WCBL Gerst Robert EDE 3 11 3 .273
1957 WCBL Stewart Don EDE* 3 12 3 .250
1957 WCBL Barber Jerry RGB* 5 14 3 .214
1957 WCBL Graves Eugene SKG 9 14 3 .214
1957 WCBL Couch Gerald NB 6 12 2 .167
1957 WCBL Hardy Neil EDE 9 25 4 .160
1957 WCBL Blanks Jerry LM-RGB 6 19 3 .158
1957 WCBL Quillan Raymond RGB* 9 13 2 .154
1957 WCBL Kuodis Donald LM* 9 14 2 .143
1957 WCBL Donaldson Barry MJM* 9 24 3 .125
1957 WCBL Gregory LeRoy RGB* 7 8 1 .125
1957 WCBL Flichel Morley LM 5 4 0 .000
1957 WCBL Labins Jerry LM* 2 1 0 .000
1957 WCBL Morgenstern Howard LM* 4 12 0 .000
1957 WCBL Stratton Patrick LM 6 5 0 .000
1957 WCBL Tanner Charles LM* 3 3 0 .000
1957 WCBL Ebker Robert MJM 2 1 0 .000
1957 WCBL Catherwood Henry NB* 5 6 0 .000
1957 WCBL Johnson Gordon NB 1 3 0 .000
1957 WCBL Prediger Peter NB* 6 4 0 .000
1957 WCBL Verreau Mervin NB 2 2 0 .000
1957 WCBL Bouza Roberto RGB* 2 2 0 .000
1957 WCBL Cavillan David RGB 3 4 0 .000
1957 WCBL Peerless Charles RGB 3 8 0 .000
1957 WCBL Anderson Robert SKG-LM 7 3 0 .000
1957 WCBL Bowes Jack SKG 1 1 0 .000
1957 WCBL Carrera Rafael SKG 2 3 0 .000
1957 WCBL McIlvain Harry SKG 2 3 0 .000
1957 WCBL Willie James SKG 1 2 0 .000
1957 WCBL Weekly Marvel MJM-SKG* 4 0 0 .000
1957 WCBL Dean Leslie NB 2 0 0 .000

Source : Howe News Bureau

(1)Decarbo shown as 2-1-1-.000 for G, AB, H, PCT, but should be either 2-1-0-.000, or 2-1-1-1.000

Wins : Zeigler EDE, Vanderlaan RGB, Sylvester EDE - 11
Games : Griggs NB - 29
Games Started : Zeigler EDE - 17
Complete Games : Zeigler EDE, Vold EDE, Vanderlaan RGB - 10
Innings : Griggs NB - 147
Strikeouts : Zeigler EDE - 149
ERA : Zeigler EDE - 2.40

OFFICIAL WESTERN CANADA BASEBALL LEAGUE PITCHERS' RECORDS *** SEASON 1957
 *** FOR PUBLICATION IN PAPERS OF FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1957 *** COMPILED BY
 HOWE NEWS BUREAU, 30 N. LA SALLE ST., CHICAGO 2, ILLINOIS

CLUB PITCHING      G  CG IP  AB   R   H  HR ER  SH BB  SO  HB  WP BK SHO  ERA
Edmonton          63 33 555 2066 301 488 21 213 43 402 458 37  30  1  7  3.45
Moose Jaw         65 29 551 2105 362 524 45 259 51 373 421 29  25  2  3  4.23
Regina            69 30 582 2246 377 621 42 284 65 326 279 20  27  1  0  4.39
Saskatoon         67 33 592 2360 406 627 52 298 59 312 429 19  30  1  2  4.53
North Battleford  68 29 605 2378 432 663 65 340 56 329 423 26  27  0  2  5.06
Lloydminster      66 19 565 2256 456 619 36 323 57 393 316 17  34  2  1  5.15

PITCHERS' RECORDS (Includes pitchers in 70 or more innings rated 
according to earned run average)                   * THROWS LEFT

            WESTERN CANADA LEAGUE
70 or more IP G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 WCBL Zeigler Dale EDE* 20 17 10 11 3 .786 135 84 56 36127 149 11 11 2.40
1957 WCBL Nevers Gordon MJM 22 8 6 10 2 .833 99 68 38 32 68 82 7 5 2.91
1957 WCBL Miller Larry MJM* 19 16 4 7 2 .778 92 65 49 31 53 110 4 0 3.03
1957 WCBL Vold Ralph EDE 27 10 10 6 9 .400 134 133 63 47 48 138 6 2 3.16
1957 WCBL Walker Eugene RGB 19 14 4 3 6 .333 86 71 47 31 74 44 6 9 3.24
1957 WCBL Slusser Frank NB 21 11 6 6 4 .600 108 90 53 39 56 65 2 3 3.25
1957 WCBL Hansen James LM 19 9 4 7 3 .700 93 81 56 34 54 61 2 1 3.29
1957 WCBL Beene Charles SKG 21 12 5 4 6 .400 116 112 63 44 45 87 5 13 3.41
1957 WCBL Berner Ted LM 19 13 7 6 7 .462 126 131 61 49 50 72 1 4 3.50
1957 WCBL Vanderlaan William RGB 18 14 10 11 5 .688 119 129 63 48 35 57 5 4 3.63
1957 WCBL Williams Babe RGB 17 7 3 3 7 .300 76 78 41 31 33 31 0 0 3.67
1957 WCBL Read Darrel SKG 18 11 7 8 6 .571 100 101 53 42 37 57 1 0 3.78
1957 WCBL Pieper Charles MJM* 22 13 5 7 4 .636 101 100 65 43 75 79 5 3 3.83
1957 WCBL Modrell Gary RGB 19 11 6 4 6 .400 105 94 59 46 46 54 3 2 3.94
1957 WCBL Kostenuk David MJM 13 9 6 7 4 .636 73 68 52 33 48 40 3 3 4.07
1957 WCBL Sylvester Blaine EDE* 18 16 6 11 4 .733 111 120 72 53 82 69 12 6 4.30
1957 WCBL Hobson Lewis SKG 19 10 1 6 4 .600 76 86 56 38 35 45 0 1 4.50
1957 WCBL Evans Steven EDE 14 11 4 5 4 .556 70 66 49 35 66 43 5 1 4.50
1957 WCBL Griggs Ben NB 29 16 8 10 9 .526 147 155 92 74 76 120 9 10 4.53
1957 WCBL Dayne Michael NB 13 9 7 4 5 .444 81 92 49 41 25 54 3 1 4.56
1957 WCBL Stevens James SKG* 19 13 5 4 6 .400 93 75 64 52 74 106 6 8 5.03
1957 WCBL Garcia Thomas NB 22 16 6 5 11 .313 121 155 92 68 54 81 4 4 5.06
1957 WCBL Anderson Frank SKG 21 10 3 6 4 .600 94 120 78 53 49 69 3 2 5.07
1957 WCBL Lehow Robert LM-RGB* 24 9 0 1 5 .167 72 73 68 42 86 26 0 6 5.25
1957 WCBL Henry Robert LM* 26 11 1 6 9 .400 81 88 68 52 64 45 3 3 5.78
1957 WCBL Stillman Martin LM 21 14 5 4 6 .400 93 95 73 61 68 54 3 7 5.90
1957 WCBL Eigl Rudy NB 20 7 1 1 3 .250 70 79 72 52 54 52 3 4 6.69
Fewer than 70 IP G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 WCBL Blewett Michael EDE 5 0 0 3 0 1.000 28 21 8 7 16 18 0 1 2.25
1957 WCBL Elliot Lawrence EDE 6 3 1 0 1 .000 36 24 20 10 37 19 1 7 2.50
1957 WCBL Willie James SKG 1 1 0 0 1 .000 7 8 4 2 3 1 0 1 2.57
1957 WCBL Fouste Luis RGB 14 1 1 2 2 .500 35 50 27 13 22 16 0 0 3.34
1957 WCBL Graves Eugene SKG 8 4 2 4 1 .800 43 38 27 18 29 38 0 1 3.77
1957 WCBL Kuodis Donald LM 7 4 2 1 3 .250 32 27 21 14 33 30 1 5 3.94
1957 WCBL Swartskopf Al MJM 11 4 1 2 3 .400 53 64 33 25 28 22 1 3 4.25
1957 WCBL Bouza Roberto RGB 2 2 0 1 0 1.000 8 7 4 4 6 3 0 1 4.50
1957 WCBL Wiley Ronald MJM 10 8 3 4 4 .500 56 71 49 29 45 43 6 6 4.66
1957 WCBL Halsey Tuck RGB 12 7 6 6 4 .600 69 77 44 39 20 40 3 5 5.09
1957 WCBL Montgomery Bruce EDE 8 4 2 1 4 .200 38 37 30 22 22 20 1 2 5.21
1957 WCBL Zyla Allan NB 5 2 0 0 2 .000 14 20 14 9 10 15 1 1 5.79
1957 WCBL Schall William SKG 19 1 0 4 1 .800 32 44 28 21 13 12 2 2 6.10
1957 WCBL Gregory Leroy RGB* 7 3 0 0 3 .000 24 31 20 17 26 15 1 0 6.38
1957 WCBL Cavillan David RGB* 3 1 1 0 1 .000 11 17 11 8 5 3 0 0 6.55
1957 WCBL McLeod Jack SKG-NB 9 2 1 0 3 .000 30 36 25 22 17 14 0 0 6.60
1957 WCBL Gostlin Douglas SKG-NB 10 4 0 2 2 .500 26 25 25 20 30 10 1 0 6.92
1957 WCBL Martin Lorne MJM 12 0 0 1 2 .333 31 28 27 24 29 25 2 2 6.97
1957 WCBL Quillan Raymond RGB 8 3 0 0 1 .000 24 34 28 20 18 10 2 2 7.50
1957 WCBL Anderson Robert LM-SKG 7 3 0 0 2 .000 16 21 25 14 20 10 1 5 7.88
1957 WCBL Rodriguez Ruben MJM 7 5 2 3 1 .750 40 49 40 36 20 18 1 1 8.10
1957 WCBL Stratton Patrick LM 5 2 0 0 1 .000 15 22 22 14 10 10 1 2 8.40
1957 WCBL Griffin Richard LM* 5 1 0 0 1 .000 9 12 12 9 8 3 0 0 9.00
1957 WCBL Labins Jerry LM 2 1 0 0 1 .000 4 5 4 4 4 1 0 1 9.00
1957 WCBL DeCarbo Anthony EDE 2 2 0 0 1 .000 3 3 3 3 4 2 1 0 9.00
1957 WCBL Tanner Charles LM 2 0 0 0 1 .000 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 9.00
1957 WCBL Stafford Robert NB 1 1 0 0 1 .000 2 3 2 2 4 2 0 2 9.00
1957 WCBL Catherwood Henry NB* 5 2 0 0 2 .000 15 20 16 16 15 10 2 2 9.60
1957 WCBL Sockett Donald LM 6 1 0 0 3 .000 12 16 22 15 16 4 3 1 11.25
1957 WCBL Peerless Charles RGB* 2 2 0 1 1 .500 8 20 16 15 3 2 0 2 16.88
1957 WCBL Weekly Marvel SKG-MJM 4 2 0 0 1 .000 3 8 9 8 7 2 1 3 24.00 NO-DECISIONS G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 WCBL Flichel Morley LM 5 13
1957 WCBL Williams Robert LM 2 12
1957 WCBL McIlvain Harry SKG* 2 7
1957 WCBL Pemberton Cliff SKG* 3 4
1957 WCBL Ebker Robert MJM 2 4
1957 WCBL Verreau Mervin NB 2 4
1957 WCBL Dean Leslie NB 2 3
1957 WCBL Tanner Edward LM 1 3
1957 WCBL Moriarity David LM* 2 1
TIES:  Hansen, Nevers, Stillman, Lehow, 1 each.
BALKS: Nevers, Walker, Hansen, Beene, Kosteniuk, Stillman
SHUTOUTS: Zeigler (3), Nevers (2), Vold (2), Slusser (1), Berner (1), Evans (1),
Griggs (1), Stevens (1) SHUTOUTS : Graves, Wiley, Montgomery
BALKS : Elliot MJM = Moose Jaw Mallards, SKG = Saskatoon Gems, RGB = Regina Braves, NB = North Battleford Beavers, LM = Lloydminster Meridians, EDE = Edmonton Eskimos

CLUB FIELDING
                G   DP TP  PB  PO   A   E   PCT
Regina          69  64  0  10 1747 795 123 .954
Moose Jaw       65  50  1  11 1653 620 118 .951
Edmonton        63  66  0  13 1665 702 125 .950
N Battleford    68  53  0  14 1816 688 137 .948
Saskatoon       67  47  0  18 1777 705 156 .941
Lloydminster    66  46  0  16 1694 754 157 .940

INDIVIDUAL FIELDING LEADERS
Guffey, ED                  .985
White, RG                   .972
Rinks, RG                   .920
Cesar, RG                   .926
Nelson, NB                  .986
Haller, MJ, and Key, SK     .983
Williams, RG               1.000

STANDING OF CLUBS AT CLOSE OF SEASON  

                   MJM EDE SKG RGB NB  LM   W   L   T   PCT   GB
Moose Jaw               6   7  10   9   9   41  23  1  .641
Edmonton            5       8   7  10   7   37  26  0  .587   3.5
Saskatoon           6   6       7   7  10   36  31  0  .537   6.5
Regina              4   7   6       6   8   31  38  0  .449  12.5
North Battleford    4   4   6   8       6   28  40  0  .412  15.0
Lloydminster        4   3   4   6   8       25  40  1  .385  16.5
                   23  26  31  38  40  40

INDIVIDUAL FIELDING (Ten or More Games)
FIRST BASEMEN
                 G  PO   A  E DP   PCT                    G  PO   A  E DP  PCT
Toft,MJM        10  66   3  0  7 1.000  Tucker,SKG       42 361   7  7 32 .981
Gregory,MJM     33 188  13  2 20  .990  Haller,MJM       21 150   4  3 11 .981
Kretschmar,SKG  10  79   5  1  4  .988  Jackson,RGB      28 241  22  6 24 .978
R.Williams,LM   31 283  23  4 21  .987  Goewert,SKG-NB*  66 521  27 13 43 .977
Guffey,EDE*     63 538  36  9 63  .985  Risher,LM        33 221  11 10 16 .959
Murphy,RGB      43 406  14  7 40  .984  McLeod,SKG-NB*   10  37   1  2  4 .950

SECOND BASEMEN            G  PO   A  E DP   PCT                 G  PO   A  E DP  PCT Tucker,EDE      23  65  58  3 19  .976  Castanon,EDE     41  82 103 13 26 .934 White,RGB       67 177 203 11 41  .972  Brewer,SKG       55 141 151 26 30 .918 Birk,SKG-LM     43 125 134 10 28  .963  Lott,LM          18  68  42 11 11 .909 Stone,NB        61 158 151 14 40  .957  Wilson,NB        13  23  24  6  4 .887 Hoppe,MJM       65 164 168 18 38  .949  McCartney,SKG    12  23  36  9  7 .868

THIRD BASEMEN           G  PO   A  E DP   PCT                    G  PO   A  E DP  PCT Cross,SKG       23  36  42 3  3  .963  W.Williams,LM    58  65 143 22 14 .904 Sada,EDE        14   7 33  2  1  .952  Tate,NB     67  72 147 29 11 .883 Pemberton,SKG   28  26  63  6  4  .937  Munatones,EDE    36  33  61 14  2 .870 Rinks,RGB       60  58 148 18 15 .920  McGhee,LM-SKG    12  10  21  5 0 .861 Temple,MJM      53  41  98 14 12  .908  Blewett,EDE      11   8  16  6  2 .800
SHORTSTOPS
                 G  PO   A  E DP   PCT                    G  PO   A  E DP  PCT
Roberts,LM      15  22  40  4  5  .939  Maxcy,LM         23  32  69 12 13 .894
Phillips,SKG    29  56  85 11 15  .928  Bussan,NB        64 130 160 36 36 .890
Cesar,RGB       69 119 233 28 34  .926  Castanon,EDE     23  34  67 14 20 .878
W.Williams,LM   10  16  21  3  4  .925  Kretschmar,SKG   20  35  54 14 11 .864
Sada,EDE        41  68 130 17 28  .921  McCartney,SKG    13  21  29 11  3 .820
Robertson,MJM   52  95 126 23 24  .906
TRIPLE PLAY: Robertson
OUTFIELDERS
                 G  PO  A E DP   PCT                    G  PO  A E DP  PCT
Munatones,EDE   17  26  3 0  0 1.000  Stefureak,NB-LM  14  19  0 1  0 .950
Risher,LM       16  26  0 0  0 1.000  Breckner,SKG     63 102  6 6  0 .947
Garcia,NB       17  15  0 0  0 1.000  Jackson,SKG      40  67  3 4  0 .946 (1)
Blewett,EDE     10   9  0 0  0 1.000  Shahzade,RGB     60  92  6 6  1 .942
Nelson,NB       52 132  4 2  1  .986  Wilson,NB        59  95  2 6  0 .942
E.Rodriguez,MJM 65 126  9 3  1  .978  Tartabull,RGB*   36  60  3 4  0 .940
Yogi,RGB        64 161 11 4  0  .977  McGhee,LM-SKG    22  31  0 2  0 .939
Pemberton,SKG   21  36  1 1  1  .974  Roberts,LM       44  56  2 4  2 .935
Shollin,EDE     20  30  3 1  1  .971  Riney,EDE        28  39  0 3  0 .929
Herron,NB       67 113 11 4  1  .969  Birk,SKG-LM      14  23  2 2  1 .926
Martin,MJM      57  83  4 3  0  .967  Moriarty,LM*     41  61  4 7  0 .903
McCartney,SKG   36  81  5 3  0  .966  Kating,MJM       57  76  5 9  0 .900
Farily,EDE*     44 103  8 4  4  .965  Howard,SKG       20  20  3 3  1 .885
Jackson,RGB     21  24  2 1  0  .963  McLeod,SKG-NB*   11  13  1 2  0 .875
Tucker,SKG      12  24  1 1  0  .962  Berner,LM        13  10  0 2  0 .833
Zayas,LM        65 129  5 6  1  .957  Tanner,LM        10   7  0 2  0 .778
Elliot,EDE*     54  74 14 4  1  .957
TRIPLEPLAY: Kating.
(1) Printed stats showed a .944 fielding average, with the PO, A, & E noted should be .946.
CATCHERS
                 G  PO  A E DP PB  PCT               G  PO  A  E DP PB  PCT
Risher,LM       12  31  1 0  1  31.000 Jackson,RGB  11  36  3  1  0  3 .975
Haller,MJM      45 316 27 6  6  9 .983 Green,NB-LM  31 166 18  5  2  3 .974
Key,SKG         48 305 32 6  2 18 .983 Garrett,SKG  13  99 14  3  0  2 .974
Gregory,MJM     12  54  1 1  0  0 .982 Tanner,LM    51 283 40 10  5  1 .970
Sanders,SKG-MJM 10  50  4 1  0  0 .982 Carter,RGB   59 269 34 10  5  4 .968
Michaels,EDE    20 147 10 3  3  4 .981 Shollin,EDE  44 332 33 13  2  8 .966
Ford,NB         45 253 30 6  2  9 .979 Roberts,LM   11  36  5  2  0  2 .953
PITCHERS
                G PO  A   E DP   PCT                    G PO  A  E DP  PCT
Williams,RGB   17  4  13  0  1 1.000  Eigl,NB          20  2  9  1  0 .917
Vanderlaan,RGB 18  1  15  0  0 1.000  Kostenuik,MJM    13  6 11  2  0 .895
Evans,EDE      14  3  10  0  0 1.000  Garcia,NB        22  5 19  3  0 .889
Dayne,NB*      13  2  11  0  0 1.000  Halsey,RGB       12  4 16  3  1 .870
Miller,MJM*    19  3   9  0  0 1.000  Sylvester,EDE*   18  3 23  4  1 .867
Slusser,NB     21  9  27  1  1  .973  Anderson,SKG     21  1 17  3  0 .857
Hansen,LM      19  3  27  1  0  .968  Vold,EDE         27  5 15  4  1 .833
Berner,LM      19  5  21  1  2  .963  Martin,MJM       12  1  4  1  1 .833
Zeigler,EDE*   20  9  40  2  1  .961  Swartzkopf,MJM   11  1  4  1  0 .833
Read,SKG       18  5  18  1  2  .958  Gostlin,SKG-NB   10  2  3  1  0 .833
Nevers,MJM     22  3  16  1  0  .950  Lehow,LM-RGB*    24  5 13  4  1 .818
Stillman,LM    21  3  13  1  0  .941  Pieper,MJM*      22  0 22  5  2 .815
Walker,RGB     19  5  11  1  1  .941  Beene,SKG        21  3 18  5  0 .808
Hobson,SKG     19  1  12  1  0  .929  Stevens,SKG*     19  5 14  5  2 .792
Wiley,MJM      10  3  10  1  0  .929  Henry,LM*        25  4 18  6  1 .786
Griggs,NB      29  8  29  3  3  .925  Nodrell,RGB      19  4 13  5  0 .773
Fouste,RGB*    14  1  11  1  3  .923  Schall,SKG       19  0  5  2  0 .714
TRIPLE PLAY: Martin

SOUTHERN (SASKATCHEWAN) LEAGUE :

Ed Bearss, shortstop and clean-up hitter for the Notre Dame Hounds, is the new Southern League batting champion and winner of the Dave Dryburgh Memorial trophy. Bearss clubbed out a total of 41 hits in 94 at bats for a lusty .436 mark to finish well ahead of Estevan's Gary McKechney who came in at .398 in the runner-up spot.  Morris McNabb of Southey Red Sox was third at .387

Estevan teammates Gord McDonald and Gary McKechney tied for the most pitching wins, each with 7, while Vic Wall of Southey had the top winning percentage, with his 6-0 record. McKechney tied with Phil Resch of Notre Dame in appearing in the most games, 15, led in games started, 12, and tied with Dave Hoff of Weyburn for the most complete games, 8.


 

Average : Bearss ND/MJL - .436
Hits : Bearss ND/MJL - 41

            SOUTHERN LEAGUE FINAL             G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
1957 SBL Bearss Ed ND/MJL 94 41 .436
1957 SBL McKechney Gary ES 83 33 .398
1957 SBL McNabb Morris SRS 75 29 .387
1957 SBL Wall Vic SRS 67 25 .373
1957 SBL Skjerven Gord AS 83 30 .361
1957 SBL Smith Glen MJL 59 21 .356
1957 SBL Hennenfent Mel MJL 68 24 .353
1957 SBL McEachern Ken SRS 68 24 .353
1957 SBL Nutzhorn Ray MJL 60 21 .350
1957 SBL Davis Bob ES 73 25 .342
1957 SBL Goodhue Sam SRS 79 27 .342
1957 SBL Donald Bob ND 50 17 .340
1957 SBL Hayes Garth MJL 62 21 .339
1957 SBL Greaves Barry WY 65 22 .338
1957 SBL Lawrick Nick AS 77 26 .338
1957 SBL Gilbert Ron RG 51 17 .333
1957 SBL Peerless Charlie SRS/MJL/RG 85 28 .329
1957 SBL McKechney Ron ES 67 22 .328
1957 SBL Cochrane Denny SRS 61 20 .328
1957 SBL Koemsteadt Rod AS 61 20 .328
1957 SBL Smail Murray MJL 59 19 .322
1957 SBL Kreuger Erwin ES 53 17 .321
1957 SBL Schnell Nasie ES 72 23 .319
1957 SBL Dundas Ron RG 47 15 .319
1957 SBL Wetsch Dale ES 66 21 .318
1957 SBL McCarron Cece WY 60 19 .317
1957 SBL Booth Ossie AS 79 25 .316
1957 SBL Pasch Ted MJL 64 20 .313
1957 SBL Campbell Gordon ND 61 19 .311
1957 SBL Lyons Jim ND 84 26 .310
1957 SBL North Wayne ES 82 25 .305
1957 SBL Blaisdell Wally MJL 46 14 .304
1957 SBL Palmer Bud MJL 48 14 .292
1957 SBL Heidt Ed RG 52 15 .288
1957 SBL Lovett Herb MJL 59 17 .288
1957 SBL Lysack Lou RG/MJL 59 17 .288
1957 SBL Huck Hugh ND 84 24 .286
1957 SBL Ruhr Lionel SRS 85 24 .282
1957 SBL Doetzl Ed ND 100 27 .270
1957 SBL Becker Walt "Wally" ES 78 21 .269
1957 SBL Prosofsky Ed SRS 52 14 .269
1957 SBL Woolley Don RG 67 18 .269
1957 SBL Sanderson Archie ND 45 12 .267
1957 SBL Erfle Rube AS 49 13 .265
1957 SBL Bent James "Buzz" WY 68 18 .265
1957 SBL Martin Doug ES 57 15 .263
1957 SBL White Jim AS 65 17 .262
1957 SBL Moser Luke SRS 73 19 .260
1957 SBL Townsend Ken ND 89 23 .258
1957 SBL Glazier Vern ND 91 23 .253
1957 SBL Bushko WY 40 10 .250
1957 SBL Franks Elmer WY 52 13 .250
1957 SBL Hingley Doug RG 48 12 .250
1957 SBL Manz Elton Al SRS 52 13 .250
1957 SBL McMillan Hugh WY 72 18 .250
1957 SBL Rennie Art SRS 52 13 .250
1957 SBL Schell Al RG 40 10 .250
1957 SBL Mohr Ken SRS 65 16 .246
1957 SBL Springer Merv "Chick" WY 65 16 .246
1957 SBL Lee Ron AS 57 14 .246
1957 SBL Brooks Ron MJL 49 12 .245
1957 SBL Elsom Charlie MJL 46 11 .239
1957 SBL Floyd Arnie RG 55 13 .236
1957 SBL Carr/Dombowsky Hugo ND 47 11 .234
1957 SBL Garner Jim "Baldy" WY 47 11 .234
1957 SBL Mang Wayne "Charlie" RG 60 14 .233
1957 SBL Covert Keith WY 56 13 .232
1957 SBL Fornwald Jonas ND 55 12 .218
1957 SBL Waterton Reg AS 65 14 .215
1957 SBL Ciocia George AS 62 13 .210
1957 SBL Nicholson WY 55 11 .200
1957 SBL Hoff Dave WY 66 13 .197 Source : Regina Leader-Post, September 14, 1957 Wins : Gord McDonald ES, Gary McKechney ES - 7 Won-Lost Pct : Vic Wall SRS - 6-0, 1.000 Games : McKechney ES, Phil Resch ND - 15 Games Started : McKechney ES - 12 Complete Games : McKechney ES, Dave Hoff WY - 8 SOUTHERN LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 SBL McDonald Gord ES 11 6 5 7 2 .778
1957 SBL McKechney Gary ES 15 12 8 7 3 .700
1957 SBL Wall Vic SRS 9 7 5 6 0 1.000
1957 SBL Devine Jack MJL 8 7 6 6 2 .750
1957 SBL Resch Phil ND 15 11 6 6 3 .667
1957 SBL Leverick Tom SRS 8 3 2 4 0 1.000
1957 SBL Peerless Charlie SRS 8 7 4 4 3 .571
1957 SBL Blaisdell Wally MJL 9 7 4 4 3 .571
1957 SBL Skjerven Gord AS 9 8 5 4 5 .444
1957 SBL Maloney Paul ES 5 3 1 3 0 1.000
1957 SBL Blondeau Guy RC 7 7 4 3 2 .600
1957 SBL Carr Hugh ND 11 6 4 3 4 .429
1957 SBL Richardson Wes SRS 4 4 0 2 1 .667
1957 SBL Hall John AS 8 3 2 2 1 .667
1957 SBL Bearss Eddie ND 7 2 2 2 2 .500
1957 SBL Bobowski Ed RC 9 7 6 2 4 .333
1957 SBL Bell Bob MJL 3 0 0 1 0 1.000
1957 SBL Nutzhorn Ray MJL 2 1 1 1 0 1.000
1957 SBL Genge Mark MJL 2 1 1 1 0 1.000
1957 SBL Campbell Gordon ND 2 2 1 1 0 1.000
1957 SBL Townsend Ken ND 2 1 1 1 0 1.000
1957 SBL Guillaume George MJL 2 2 1 1 1 .500
1957 SBL Lowes Al AS 7 4 1 1 2 .333
1957 SBL Pearson Paul AS 10 5 3 1 3 .250
1957 SBL Hoff Dave WY 13 9 8 1 7 .125
1957 SBL Weckerly Ron SRS 1 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Batley Chris SRS 2 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Marshall Keith MJL 1 1 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Tumback John ND 1 1 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Griffin Dick ND 1 1 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Lee Ron AS 1 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Dodds Doug RC 3 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Lysack Lou RC 1 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Lauterbach Ed WY 1 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 SBL Mohr Ken SRS 1 1 1 0 1 .000
1957 SBL McKechney Ron ES 3 2 1 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Doerr Jack ES 2 1 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Hobbs Bob MJL 2 2 1 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Hall Ronnie RC 1 0 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL McFadyen George RC 1 1 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Harrison Cliff RC 3 1 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Sirdar John WY 2 1 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Ruttergar Rod WY 1 1 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL McCarron Cece WY 3 1 1 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Flichel Morley WY 1 0 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Hogg Ralph WY 1 1 0 0 1 .000
1957 SBL Heidt Ed RC 2 2 0 0 2 .000
1957 SBL Covert Keith WY 7 4 1 0 2 .000
1957 SBL Franks Elmer WY 4 3 2 0 2 .000
1957 SBL Scott Dick WY 2 2 1 0 2 .000
1957 SBL Floyd Arnie RC 7 5 4 0 4 .000 SRS = Southey Red Sox, ES = Estevan Maple Leafs, MJL = Moose Jaw Lakers, ND = Notre Dame Houngs, AS = Assiniboia Aces, RC = Regina Cardinals, WY = Weyburn Beavers

FOOTHILLS - WHEATBELT LEAGUE :

Picture Butte's Bobby Lee captured the Foothills-Wheatbelt batting crown with a .424 average according to final statistics released by the league.   Augie Scornaienchi of Vulcan finished well back with a .382 mark.  Marty Hurd of Calgary was third at .378 and Jim Lester of Granum fourth at .355.  Johnny Vaselenak topped the circuit in homers with 11.  Hurd knocked in the most runs, 41.  

Don Kirk of the Calgary Dodgers, with a 7-0 pitching mark, had the top winning percentage. Chuck Dailey of Vulcan captured the most wins, 8, and made the most starts, 13.  


Average : Bobby Lee PB - .424 
Hits : Lee PB & Ron Laughlin VU - 452 
Doubles : Ken Mitchell CGD - 11 
Triples : Hank Bassen CGD - 3 
Home Runs : John Vaselenak GR - 11 
Runs : Marty Hurd CGD - 40 
RBI : Hurd CGD - 41 
Stolen Bases : Bill Fennessey GR - 15 
At Bats : Dennis Totland CGD - 138 

            FOOTHILLS-WHEATBELT LEAGUE        G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
1957 FWBL Lee Bobby PB 42 .424
1957 FWBL Scornaienchi Augie VU .382
1957 FWBL Hurd Marty CGD 40 41 .378
1957 FWBL Lester Jim GR .355
1957 FWBL Bassen Hank CGD 3 .347
1957 FWBL Vaselenak John GR 11 .347
1957 FWBL Ingarfield Earl LBM 113 22 39 5 2 6 1 31 .345
1957 FWBL Goto Owen PB .344
1957 FWBL Hanoian Larry PB .342
1957 FWBL Houck Jim VU .339
1957 FWBL Fennessey Bill GR 15 .338
1957 FWBL Yanosik Clarence LBM 114 30 38 4 1 9 3 28 .333
1957 FWBL Alvarez Art VU .330
1957 FWBL Pung Hans PB .330
1957 FWBL Laughlin Ron VU 42 .328
1957 FWBL Jantzie Don VU .325
1957 FWBL Mitchell Ken CGD 11 .322
1957 FWBL Sztaba Mitch LBM 113 19 36 6 0 6 1 25 .319
1957 FWBL Horton Itch VU .315
1957 FWBL Vejprava Gordon GR .312
1957 FWBL Warnick Al LBM 52 2 16 0 0 0 0 1 .308
1957 FWBL Tarnava Joe LBM 121 26 36 5 2 1 14 10 .298
1957 FWBL Deak Frank LBM 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
1957 FWBL Phillips John LBM 31 2 8 2 0 0 0 2 .258
1957 FWBL Klem Johnny LBM 111 20 26 5 0 2 6 19 .234
1957 FWBL Moore Larry LBM 71 6 15 0 0 2 1 9 .211
1957 FWBL Stasiuk Vic LBM 99 12 20 3 0 1 3 9 .202
1957 FWBL Kucheran Bill LBM 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
1957 FWBL Ferens Don LBM 29 1 5 0 1 0 1 1 .172
1957 FWBL Colwill Les LBM 109 16 18 2 0 1 1 10 .165
1957 FWBL Speyer Frank LBM 22 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 .136
1957 FWBL Nyrose Bert LBM 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
1957 FWBL Scott Ray LBM 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .067
1957 FWBL Kjeldgaard Jerry LBM 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .043
1957 FWBL Remple Dick LBM 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 FWBL Weremy Joe LBM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 FWBL Rice Wes LBM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1957 FWBL Totland Dennis CGD 138 n/a Source : Lethbridge Herald, August 16, 1957 Wins : Dailey VU - 8 Won-Lost Pct : Kirk CGD - 7-0 Games Started - Dailey VU - 13 Complete Games - Warnick LBM - 8 Innings : Warnick LBM - 113 Strikeouts : Warnick LBM - 92 FOOTHILLS-WHEATBELT FINAL G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 FWBL Warnick Al LBM 8 8 113 61 92
1957 FWBL Dailey Chuck VU 13 8
1957 FWBL Davidson Billy Joe MH 8
1957 FWBL Kirk Don CGD 7 0 GR = Granum White Sox, CGD = Calgary Dodgers, VU = Vulcan Elks, PB = Picture Butte Indians, LBM = Lethbridge Miners, MH = Medicine Hat Superiors

ManDak LEAGUE : 

In the final season of the ManDak League, Bismarck's Len Van De Hey hit .404 to win the batting title well ahead of Minot's Zoonie McLean who finished second with a .365 mark.  Bill Lynn of Williston clouted the ball at a .459 clip but, with just 122 at bats, was not eligible for the batting title.

Williston's Bill Raehse was tops in homers, with 19, and led the league in runs batted in, with 88 (a ManDak League record).  Jackie Bowes and Jack Ackers, both of Bismarck were the top hurlers, each with 10 wins.  Bowes finished with a 3.62 ERA, Ackers at 6.21  (Adapted from Barry Swanton's The ManDak League)


Average : Len VanDeHey BI - .404 
Hits : VanDeHey BI - 113 
Doubles : Zoonie McLean MI - 26 
Triples : Willard Brown MI & Jesse Rogers MI - 9 
Home Runs : Bill Raehse WL - 19 
RBI : Raehse WL - 88 

            MANDAK FINAL                      G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
1957 MD Lynn Bill WL 122 56 7 1 5 33 .459
1957 MD VanDeHey Len BI 280 113 20 5 10 66 .404
1957 MD Mclean Zoonie MI 274 100 26 3 9 58 .365
1957 MD Rogers Jesse MI 292 106 20 9 14 66 .363
1957 MD Adair Jerry WL 101 36 5 2 0 8 .356
1957 MD Sharp Bill WL 167 57 4 0 1 18 .341
1957 MD Jarvis Gideon MI 136 46 11 2 5 26 .338
1957 MD Bush Carl MI 287 97 15 3 11 55 .338
1957 MD Johnson Gene BI 259 87 13 7 11 36 .336
1957 MD Massaro Joe WL 268 90 21 2 2 55 .336
1957 MD Lyons Al BR 229 76 9 2 12 46 .332
1957 MD Raeshe Bill WL 261 85 15 2 19 88 .326
1957 MD Leap Al BI 260 83 11 0 14 53 .319
1957 MD Cain Sugar MI 88 28 0 8 .318
1957 MD Hockenbury Bill BI 192 60 9 3 11 52 .313
1957 MD Giuliano Tom BR 272 84 11 4 1 24 .309
1957 MD Brown Willard MI 150 46 9 9 9 29 .307
1957 MD Ackers Jack BI 184 56 12 0 9 44 .304
1957 MD Bowman Ed WL 89 27 5 0 0 7 .303
1957 MD Bowman Duke MI 137 41 9 3 3 23 .299
1957 MD Paylor Carl WL 289 86 17 2 10 39 .298
1957 MD Lewis Doug BR 286 84 12 6 2 37 .294
1957 MD Molonari Steve WL 130 38 1 0 4 17 .292
1957 MD Elkins Preston WL 152 44 8 1 6 25 .289
1957 MD McNeal Clyde BI 249 72 16 6 16 61 .289
1957 MD Lawing Garland BR 229 66 12 3 6 39 .288
1957 MD Neri Frank BI 258 73 11 2 11 30 .283
1957 MD Orner Chuck MI 233 64 19 4 2 28 .275
1957 MD Lott Benjamin BR 165 45 4 3 2 21 .273
1957 MD Sanoff Jack WL 11 3 1 0 0 2 .273
1957 MD Thonn Dick BI 238 64 7 2 3 26 .269
1957 MD Messina Buddy MI 242 65 9 2 12 33 .269
1957 MD Moore Dee BR 56 15 1 0 0 8 .268
1957 MD Weatherly Roy WL 65 17 7 0 2 9 .262
1957 MD MacKay Gerry BR 265 68 10 1 4 27 .257
1957 MD Louden Lou BR 195 50 5 0 3 24 .256
1957 MD Wilcox Ralph BR 176 45 6 2 9 37 .256
1957 MD Ball Bob WL 16 4 4 1 0 0 .250
1957 MD Meland Bruce BI 8 2 0 0 0 0 .250
1957 MD Anderson Andy MI 293 73 11 4 10 37 .249
1957 MD Tanana Frank WL 57 14 2 0 4 8 .246
1957 MD Konyar Pete WL 92 22 1 1 1 8 .239
1957 MD Healy Fran WL 126 30 7 2 0 18 .238
1957 MD Morgenstern Howard MI 9 2 0 0 0 1 .222
1957 MD Rous Bob BR 188 41 4 5 7 25 .218
1957 MD Smith Don MI 101 22 3 0 1 14 .218
1957 MD Perez Mike BI 166 36 4 2 0 14 .217
1957 MD Mayling Rudy MI/WI 133 28 7 0 10 22 .211
1957 MD Williams Dewey WL 30 5 0 1 0 1 .167
1957 MD Rowan Tom WL 31 4 0 0 0 0 .129
1957 MD Munyer Billy WL 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Source : Statistics compiled by ManDak historian Barry Swanton Wins : Bowes BI, Ackers BI - 10 ERA : Lyons BR - 3.08
MAN-DAK LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 MD Adair, Jerry WL 1 0 1.000 2 5 0.00
1957 MD Moore, Dee BR 1 0 1.000 6 10 1.10
1957 MD Sanoff, Jack WL 3 0 1.000 6 26 2.07
1957 MD Lyons, Al BR 9 4 .692 19 42 3.08
1957 MD Bowes, Jack BI 10 5 .667 45 73 3.34
1957 MD Bennett, Bob BR 7 10 .412 76 98 3.62
1957 MD Cain, Sugar MI 7 5 .583 34 61 3.94
1957 MD Upton, Bill MI 7 6 .538 29 40 3.96
1957 MD Hockenbury, Bill BI 0 1 .000 15 13 4.23
1957 MD Oster, Bill MI 9 5 .643 59 58 4.27
1957 MD Gibbons, Dirk MI 3 9 .250 60 51 4.33
1957 MD Yanen, Bob WL 7 9 .438 41 62 4.41
1957 MD Fitzgerald, John BI 6 4 .600 59 44 4.75
1957 MD McGlothin, Gib BR 7 4 .636 42 31 4.89
1957 MD Schwartz, Frank BI 7 6 .538 39 60 5.09
1957 MD Andre, John MI 3 3 .500 43 35 5.37
1957 MD Hale, Jack MI 6 6 .500 63 46 5.49
1957 MD Ackers, Jack BI 10 6 .625 84 55 6.21
1957 MD Smith, Jay WL 0 0 .000 8 4 6.23
1957 MD Best, Bill WL 5 4 .556 25 42 6.38
1957 MD Wiiliams, Ed WL 2 6 .250 21 41 6.49
1957 MD Rowan, Tom WL 0 1 .000 2 7 6.75
1957 MD Bachmann, Kaye BI 6 9 .400 64 21 6.79
1957 MD Elkins, Preston WL 6 6 .500 35 48 7.03
1957 MD Lawing, Garland BR 1 2 .333 20 22 7.04
1957 MD Rous, Bob BR 2 2 .500 18 10 7.23
1957 MD Hahn, Elwin WL 3 1 .750 12 28 7.47
1957 MD Johnson, Norm WL/BR 7 10 .412 68 31 7.52
1957 MD Gettel, Al WL 1 3 .250 2 12 7.82
1957 MD Mathews, Roy WL 1 1 .500 1 1 9.01
1957 MD Anderson, Andy MI 1 0 1.000 2 2 12.00 1957 MD Budz, Norman MI 0 0 .000
1957 MD Harder, Gerry BI 0 0 .000
1957 MD Wright, Mort BR 0 0 .000
1957 MD McCollum, Frank MI 0 1 .000
1957 MD Cashill, Gerry BR 0 1 .000
1957 MD Funai, Ed BR 0 1 .000
1957 MD Leap, Al BI 0 1 .000
1957 MD Hein, Mel BR 0 1 .000 * Stats compiled by Man-Dak historian Barry Swanton from Minot Daily News and boxscores. BI = Bismarck Barons, MI = Minot Mallards, WL = Williston Oilers, BR = Brandon Greys

OKANAGAN MAINLINE LEAGUE

Gord Beecroft of the Kamloops Okonots captured the batting crowd in the 1957 Okanagan Mainline League finishing with an outstanding .493 mark, nearly 30 points ahead of runner-up Frank Fritz of Princeton. Gord Mundle of Oliver was third, at .447, and Sam Drossos of Penticton followed at .438.  Jack Cleveland of Oliver was fifth, with a .390 average. (Only the full Kelowna & Vernon statistics are available, the Vernon numbers not final).


  
   OKANAGAN MAINLINE LEAGUE        GP  AB   R   H  TB  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Beecroft Gord KAM                   67      33                          .493
   Fritz Frank PRN                     86      40                          .465
   Mundle Gord OLE                     76      34                          .447
   Drossos Sam PEN                     64      28                          .438
   Cleveland Jack OLE                  59      23                          .390
   Kashuba Alex VER                    74      26                          .351
   Burgart Lloyd PEN                   88      30                          .341
   Snyder Ritchie OLE                  95      32                          .337
   Taylor George SUM                   82      27                          .329
   Martino Bill KEL                    82      26                          .317
   Burtch Charlie PEN                  64      20                          .313
   Ito Hromi KEL                       75      23                          .307
   Sarich George PRN                   69      21                          .304
   Kaiser Joe KEL                      79      24                          .304
   KELOWNA ORIOLES
   Wickenheiser Vic                    12   2   7       1   0   0   0   1  .583
   Campbell Bob                         4   2   2       0   0   0   1   0  .500
   Martino Bill                        82  20  26       4   0   6   3  24  .317
   Ito Hromi                           75  25  23       1   0   0   8   8  .307
   Kaiser Joe                          79  15  24       2   0   0   0   4  .304
   Schaefer Les                        38   7  11       1   0   2   0   5  .289
   Kielbiski Ed                        42   4  11       1   0   0   0   6  .262
   Schaefer Al                         27   2   7       1   0   0   0   2  .259
   Wickenheiser Rich                   31   5   8       3   0   0   1   5  .258
   Culos Johnny                        90  20  22       2   0   3   2  17  .244
   Graff Red                           45   7  11       2   0   0   0   5  .244
   Gatherum Dave                       27   4   6       0   0   0   1   1  .222
   Jablonski Greg                      57   8  11       1   0   1   3   4  .193
   Favell Cec                          54   3  10       1   0   0   1   2  .185
   Barber Gerry                        11   1   2       0   0   0   1   0  .182
   Inglesby Bud                        52   7   7       1   0   0   0   3  .135
   Radies Bob                          15   2   2       0   0   0   0   0  .133
   Tostenson Hank                       8   1   1       0   0   0   0   2  .125
   Gamie Merv                           5   0   0       0   0   0   0   0  .000
   Cundliffe Wilf                       3   1   0       0   0   0   0   0  .000
   Denbow Jack                          6   0   0       0   0   0   0   0  .000
   VERNON CLIPPERS
   Kashuba Alex                    18  68      24                          .353
   Dye Vern                        14  44      15                          .341
   Keckalo Walter                   6  15       5                          .333
   Keckalo Russ                    17  59      19                          .322
   Kashuba Johnny                  20  70      20                          .286
   Stecyk Tom                      13  39      11                          .282
   Stecyk Walt                     19  59      16                          .271
   Munk Al                         15  29       7                          .241
   Christie Wilf                   12  26       6                          .231
   Johnson R.(Bob)                  7  27       6                          .222
   Adams Ray                       22  79      17                          .215
   Hay Doug                        19  53      10                          .189
   Blaney Vern                      7  13       2                          .154
   DeRosa A.(Tony)                  6  14       2                          .143
   McLeod Jim                       8  17       2                          .118
   Kornitsky Joe                   10  30       3                          .100
   Jellison Jerry                  20  60       5                          .083
   Source :  Kelowna Courier, September 24, 1957 & Vernon News, September 9, 1957

INTERCOUNTY  LEAGUE :

Jim Dickey, of Listowel Legionnaires, took the batting title in the Intercounty League, with a .377 percentage.  Tedd Bogal of St. Thomas belted nine homers to take the home run crown.  Dickey and Joe Yosurak of Kitchener tied for the most runs batted in, 26.

Bill Jamieson of the St. Thomas Elgins topped the hurlers with a 9-2 won-lost record. 


Average : Dickey LS - .377 
Hits : Psutka Harry KR - 45 
Home Runs : Bogal Ted STT - 9 
RBI : Dickey LS, Yosurak KR - 26 
Stolen Bases : Kucker Pete LS, Maltby Clare LS - 8 

            INTERCOUNTY LEAGUE                G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
1957 IC Dickey Jim LS .377 Source : Intercounty Record Book Wins : Jamieson STT - 9 Won-Lost Pct : Jamieson STT - .818 Strikeouts : Paton Ross OV - 106 INTERCOUNTY LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 IC Jamieson Bill STT 9 2 .818
Source : Intercounty Record Book OV=Oakville Oaks, KW=Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen, STT=St. Thomas Elgins, GT=Galt Terriers, GU=Guelph Plymouths, LS=Listowel Legionnaires

GREAT LAKES-NIAGARA  LEAGUE :

Stan "Gabby" Anderson of the London Majors captured the batting crown in the inaugural season of the Great Lakes - Niagara League.  Anderson finished with a .403 mark.  Only the London stats are available.


Average : Anderson LDN - .403 

            GREAT LAKES-NIAGARA LEAGUE        G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
1957 GL-N Anderson Stan LDN .403
1957 GL-N Mayes Don LDN .367
1957 GL-N Creighton Dale LDN .310
1957 GL-N Wilson Jerry LDN .279
1957 GL-N McLennan Don LDN .268
1957 GL-N Zubyk Billy LDN .266
1957 GL-N Mendham Danny LDN .115 Source : London Free Press / LDN=London Majors

BASIN  LEAGUE :

Incomplete.


            BASIN LEAGUE (Incomplete)         G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI   PCT
1957 BL Angel Bob PC 10 1 5 0 2 .500
1957 BL Schwall Don MK 14 4 7 1 2 .500
1957 BL Staab ED YT 50 12 20 6 13 .400
1957 BL Todd Dayton RCC 103 15 39 2 16 .379
1957 BL Huffstetler John VH 16 4 6 0 4 .375
1957 BL Bowman Duke HU 75 13 28 5 0 1 19 .373 a
1957 BL Howard Frank RCC 97 29 36 8 34 .371
1957 BL Blash George WLS 54 13 20 5 16 .370
1957 BL Belak Joe WP 38 8 14 0 7 .368
1957 BL Quayle Don RCC 57 9 21 5 25 .368
1957 BL Fisher Eddie MK 22 0 8 1 2 .364
1957 BL Tanana Frank WP 107 21 38 6 26 .355
1957 BL Vodicka Jerry VH 85 20 30 4 13 .353
1957 BL Horning Bill WLS 117 23 41 3 19 .350
1957 BL Frisina Joe VH 95 16 33 0 12 .347
1957 BL Feldman John YT 101 19 35 0 21 .347
1957 BL Hunt Len RCC 81 20 28 2 17 .346
1957 BL Boone Ron P 96 23 33 2 12 .344
1957 BL Ranson Jim WP 99 27 34 3 20 .343
1957 BL Adzick Nick VH 83 11 28 0 10 .337
1957 BL Stella Don HU 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 .333 a
1957 BL Torpey Joe CC 51 13 17 1 9 .333
1957 BL Carey Lee RCC 97 26 32 4 22 .330
1957 BL Howser Dick WLS 88 26 29 2 7 .330
1957 BL Crouch Jack T 111 24 36 3 15 .324
1957 BL Brodeur Denny HU 34 6 11 1 0 0 2 .324 a
1957 BL White Bill VH 73 13 23 3 11 .315
1957 BL Daugherty Hal MK 108 22 34 9 38 .315
1957 BL Hamrick Hank PC 16 2 5 1 1 .313
1957 BL Risinger Tony MK 16 5 5 0 2 .313
1957 BL Kiddy Allen MK 110 19 34 3 15 .309
1957 BL Kelliher Andy RCC 23 3 7 0 2 .304
1957 BL Buckstead Joe YT 112 21 34 2 13 .304
1957 BL Frye Ken PC 149 45 7 6 31 .302 b
1957 BL O'Keefe Pat WP 107 16 32 3 18 .299
1957 BL Cloud Buster WLS 91 22 27 2 15 .297
1957 BL Adair Jerry HU 102 15 30 2 0 4 11 .294 a
1957 BL Rayburn Tom WP 72 13 21 1 6 .292
1957 BL Wahl Kermit WLS 31 5 9 1 4 .290
1957 BL Lindblom WLS 100 16 29 3 12 .290
1957 BL Goldy Purnal WLS 103 16 29 6 20 .282
1957 BL Nipp Don VH 25 1 7 0 2 .280
1957 BL Snyders Ray HU 18 3 5 4 0 0 0 .278 a
1957 BL Juelke Connie HU 135 37 7 2 5 20 .274 c
1957 BL Emery Cal WLS 84 20 23 8 26 .274
1957 BL Shirley Jack MK 11 0 3 0 1 .273
1957 BL Tretiak Paul YT 78 10 21 1 8 .269
1957 BL Bowman Ed HU 86 10 23 2 0 0 7 .267 a
1957 BL Pawlow Dick MK 87 20 23 0 1 .264
1957 BL Smallwood Sick PC 19 2 5 0 2 .263
1957 BL Jorgensen Merlyn YT 80 12 21 2 10 .263
1957 BL Robison Vince VH 92 11 24 4 11 .261
1957 BL Bonczek Lonegan PC 96 12 25 2 3 .260
1957 BL Falk Tom YT 100 22 26 0 5 .260
1957 BL Lutz Joe MK 81 18 21 9 21 .259
1957 BL White Bob VH 85 13 22 8 26 .259
1957 BL Montgomery Don PC 58 8 15 3 7 .259
1957 BL McKee Vern HU 129 33 2 20 .256 c
1957 BL Ackerman Dick HU 133 34 8 19 14 .256 c
1957 BL Mayling Rudy HU 51 7 13 0 0 1 9 .255 a
1957 BL Samford Bob HU 28 22 7 1 0 0 3 .250 a
1957 BL Schrieber Ted WP 105 13 26 0 3 .248
1957 BL Hunt Phil YT 106 22 26 0 5 .245
1957 BL George VH/MK 103 13 25 1 14 .243
1957 BL Donovan Paul WLS 91 19 22 2 15 .242
1957 BL Betz Bob HU 25 5 6 2 0 2 2 .240 a
1957 BL Herrnstein John PC 7 .240 b
1957 BL Ware Al WP 100 13 24 3 24 .240
1957 BL O'Toole Jim MK 17 4 4 0 1 .235
1957 BL Shoemaker Jack VH 51 7 12 0 4 .235
1957 BL Orton Tom HU 75 8 17 1 11 .227
1957 BL Burr Bob MK 80 6 18 4 7 .225
1957 BL Allen Red HU 18 22 4 0 0 0 0 .222 a
1957 BL Ellis Chuck RCC 99 23 22 1 9 .222
1957 BL O'Connor Tom VH 27 6 6 0 0 .222
1957 BL Paskiewwicz Hank RCC 104 20 23 1 10 .221
1957 BL Wingo Al WP 14 1 3 0 1 .214
1957 BL Orton Tom HU 101 11 21 6 0 1 13 .208 a
1957 BL Maynard Pete PC 73 8 15 0 5 .205
1957 BL Allen Bob PC 112 17 23 1 5 .205
1957 BL Haroldson Bruce RCC 10 1 2 0 0 .200
1957 BL Watts Gil PC 45 2 9 0 2 .200
1957 BL Janocha MK 91 15 18 7 18 .198
1957 BL Walker Steve PC 92 13 17 0 3 .185
1957 BL Little Dick WP 38 6 7 0 2 .184
1957 BL Radatz Dick WLS 22 1 4 0 0 .182
1957 BL Williams Bob HU 22 5 4 0 0 0 2 .182 a
1957 BL Greenhagen Duaine PC 39 5 7 1 2 .179
1957 BL Kuehl Dewey HU 112 10 20 6 0 0 11 .179 a
1957 BL Murray Ray VH 17 1 3 0 0 .176
1957 BL Thies Dave HU 29 4 5 2 0 1 2 .172 a
1957 BL Wise Harry YT 29 3 5 0 0 .172
1957 BL Semon Sid WP/PC 64 4 11 0 3 .172
1957 BL Bowman Wally HU 12 0 2 0 0 0 1 .167 a
1957 BL Guenthner Bert WLS 12 2 2 1 3 .167
1957 BL Lebedz George VH 24 8 4 0 4 .167
1957 BL Martin Billy YT 102 13 17 3 13 .167
1957 BL Swota Andy HU 36 3 6 1 0 0 2 .167 a
1957 BL Clary Dave RCC 79 13 13 0 5 .165
1957 BL Hammond Jim VH 25 3 4 0 0 .160
1957 BL Schmid George RCC 25 4 4 1 6 .160
1957 BL Wellman Guy RCC 25 2 4 0 1 .160
1957 BL Dalluge Harlan RCC 20 2 3 0 1 .150
1957 BL McCaig Tom WP 20 1 3 0 0 .150
1957 BL Ridenour Bob VH 20 1 3 0 1 .150
1957 BL Messick Harry PC 90 9 13 1 5 .144
1957 BL French Curtis VH 21 1 3 0 1 .143
1957 BL Perranoski Ron WLS 16 2 2 1 3 .125
1957 BL Tedesco Bob HU 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 .125 a
1957 BL Branson Bill YT 17 2 2 0 1 .118
1957 BL Wiegand Dick RCC 17 2 1 0 0 .059
1957 BL Cashill Jerry HU 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 a
1957 BL Dale Jerry HU 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 a
1957 BL McDuffie Fred HU 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 a
1957 BL Satchell Darrell HU 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 a Source : The HURONITE and THE DAILY PLAINSMAN, July 28, 1957
(a) Incomplete Huron stats, published August 6
(b) Final Pierre stats, published August 22
(c) Final Huron stats, published August 28 BASIN LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
1957 BL Swota Andy HU 6 5 .545 91 84 36 24 19 40 2.37 a
1957 BL Dickey Jim PC 4 1 .800 2.29 b
1957 BL Thies Dave HU 5 4 .556 89 87 46 33 46 71 3.32 a
1957 BL Tedesco Bob HU 2 0 1.000 33 27 16 13 26 33 3.58 a
1957 BL Dale Jerry HU 0 2 .000 20 23 10 9 7 8 4.05 a
1957 BL Cashill Jerry HU 1 3 .250 31 20 16 17 16 4.69 a
1957 BL Snyders Ray HU 4 3 .571 54 7 52 36 24 34 6.00 a
1957 BL Hamrick Hank PC 4 6 .400 b
1957 BL Smallwood Dick PC 3 9 .250 101 b
1957 BL Schwall Don MK * 8 2 .800
(a) Aug 28 The HURONITE and THE DAILY PLAINSMAN (b) Aug 22 The HURONITE and THE DAILY PLAINSMAN * No-Hitter RCC=Rapid City Chiefs, MK= Mitchell Kernels, WLS=Watertown Lake Sox, HU=Huron Elks, YT=Yankton Terrys, WP=Winner Pheasants, PC=Pierre Cowboys, VH=Valentine Hearts

SOUTHERN MINNESOTA LEAGUE  

Dick Newberry of Rochester Royals set a Southern Minnesota League record in 1957 in winning the batting crown with a .420 average, well ahead of Bill Ankoviak of Albert Lea and Dick Lubinski of Rochester who tied at .401.  Newberry's sensational season topped the .404 modern era mark set by Jack Verby of Mankato in 1948. Dick Cordell, the homer king, with 20, was fourth at .374. Newberry led the loop in runs and hits. Frank Brown of Mason City knocked in the most runs, 49.

Fred Brenzel of Faribault captured the most pitching wins, 11, while teammate Hal Hudson had the best winning percentage with 9 wins and just 2 losses. Lou Ciola of Austin led in ERA, at 3.07. Pat Foley of Rochester had the most innings, 146, and strikeouts, 119.



AVE : Newberry ROC - .420 
RUNS : Newberry ROC - 46
HITS : Newberry ROC - 76
2B : Brown MAC - 20
3B : Three tied with 3
HR : Cordell AUS - 20
RBI : Brown MAC - 49
   SOUTHERN MINNESOTA LEAGUE       GP  AB   R   H  TB  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Newberry Dick ROC                       46  76      14      15          .420
   Ankoviak Bill LEA               42 162  28  65       9   0  12      44  .401
   Lubinski Dick ROC                       34  65           3              .401
   Cordell Dick AUS                41 171      64      14   0  20      42  .374
   Banton Herb FAI                             65                          .369
   Regelsku Dolph FAR                                          13          .366
   Staples Ken FAI                                             12          .363
   Lawler Jim MAC                  24  53   5  19       1   0   1       9  .358
   Ackerman Jerry FAI                                                      .356
   Boiko Fred FAR                          42  67      14   3  15          .353
   Pennington Art MAC              43 174  44  61      10   1  13      42  .351
   House Sam AUS                    9  26       9       1   0   1       6  .346
   Boles Howie LEA                 38 154  29  53      13   0  11      26  .344
   Radebach Buster FAR                                                     .327
   Parenti Al AUS                  22  90      29       8   0   1      10  .322
   Kaess Dick FAR                          40                              .313
   Schultz Howie FAR                                                       .305
   Riggenbach Bob AUS              41 165      50      10   0   6      20  .303
   Brown Frank MAC                 43 189  29  57      20   0  11      49  .302
   Rinaldi Denny MAC               26 108  17  32       3   1   4      16  .296
   Berger Bud MAC                  22  69  11  20       5   1   0       4  .290
   Bruns Paul MAC                  23  49   9  14       0   0   2       9  .286
   Snyder Hal LEA                  16  39   5  11       3   0   2       3  .282
   Wilkinson Jim AUS               33 132      37       5   0   2      15  .280
   Flores Paul LEA                 42 156  35  43       4   1  16      36  .276
   Sichko Mike LEA                 42 168  24  46       8   0   6      19  .274
   Bellotti Carl LEA               42 173  33  47       3   3   1      11  .272
   Raso Joey AUS                   40 149      40      10   1   4      17  .268
   Lindgren Red AUS                43 164      43       4   1   8      30  .262
   Tracy Burt AUS                  16  54      14       1   0   3       8  .259
   Brummer Don MAC                 41 187  16  48       3   0   2      17  .257
   Petschow Don MAC                43 168  29  43       9   0  10      28  .256
   Hochstatter Earl LEA            42 166  19  42       5   0   8      25  .253
   Rye Doug LEA                     6   8   0   2       0   0   0       0  .250
   Stalker Ed LEA                  16  49   4  12       1   0   1       4  .245
   Morgan Dick LEA                 39 142  12  34       6   0   6      21  .239
   Notermann Dick MAC              41 130  19  31       3   0   3      18  .238
   Harrison Hal MAC                30 115  15  26       5   0   0       3  .226
   Scheuerman MAC                  18  49   6  11       1   0   2       6  .224
   Haddican Hal LEA                29 121  18  27       3   0   2       8  .223
   Ciola Lou AUS                   24  48      10       1   0   2       6  .208
   Folkes Fred MAC                 43 183  26  37       6   1   0      22  .202
   March Ed LEA                    16  33   1   6       0   0   1       2  .182
   Paige Wayne MAC                  9  11   3   2       0   0   0       0  .182
   Spasoff Pete AUS                13  19       3       0   0   0       4  .158
   Koolbeck Rich LEA               19  33   6   5       1   0   0       4  .152
   Felker Whitey LEA               19  51   0   7       0   0   0       2  .137
   Fessette Les LEA                10  16   2   2       0   0   0       0  .125
   Whitehead Jack LEA              11  42   6   5       2   0   0       1  .119
   Freese Bill MAC                 22  33   6   3       0   0   0       1  .091
   Rabung Charlie AUS              11  23       2       0   0   0       0  .087
   Schultz Mike LEA                 1   1   0   0       0   0   0       0  .000
   Walch Jim LEA                    3   1   0   0       0   0   0       0  .000
   Berns Ray FAR                                       13
   Dahlke Don FAI                              58      15
   Frey Charlie MAK                        45
   Goody Sam WIN                           36
   Martin Olin ROC                                     11
   Nielson Milt FAI                            57
   Nodar Joe WIN                           35
   Seguso Art AUS-WIN                      34                  16
   Weathers Charlie MAK                                        14
   Weiss Chuck MAK                                          3  15
   AUS=Austin, FAI=Fairmont, FAR=Faribault, LEA=Albert Lea, MAC=Mason City, 
MAK=Mankato, ROC=Rochester, WIN=WInona
   Source :  Albert Lea Tribune, September 11 & August 29, 1957; Austin Daily Herald, 
August 26, 1957; Mason City Globe-Gazette, August 27, 1957
WINS : Brenzel FAR - 11 
PCT : Hudson FAR - .818
IP : Foley ROC - 146
SO : Foley ROC - 119
ERA : Ciola AUS - 3.07
   SOUTHERN MINNESOTA LEAGUE       W  L   PCT  IP   H   R  BB  SO    ERA
   Ciola Lou AUS                   5  2  .714 100          24  38   3.07
   Pritts Harry FAI                           128              64   3.23
   Hoffman Myron FAI               5  3  .625                       3.25
   Davis Herb MAK                             145                   3.34
   Felker Whitey LEA-AUS           9  5  .643 131              94   3.65
   Rabung Charlie AUS              5  2  .714  60          19  25   3.93
   Hudson Hal FAR                  9  2  .818 135              81   4.07
   Bloxam Loyal FAI                           151             102   4.42
   Brenzel Fred FAR               11  5  .688 125              64   4.46
   Foley Pat ROC                              146             119   4.61
   Freese Bill MAC                 9  3  .750  88  93      36  58
   Scheuerman Tom MAC              6  2  .750 118 104      44  89
   Paul Lee WIN                    8  3  .727                  76
   Lawler Jim MAC                  5  8  .385 111 116      45  56
   Paige Wayne MAC                 1  2  .333  32  34      12  16
   Spasoff Pete AUS                2  5  .286  63          26  50
   Barnhardt Jim FAR                                           97
   Evans Leo MAK                              122
   Nehring Merlin WIN                         121              86
 

PRINCE GEORGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE 

Andy Kuchurian of the Willow River Red Sox captured the 1957 batting title in the Prince George and District League, topping Frank Bencher of Prince George Athletics for the crown. Kuchurian, with a .460 average in 50 at bats, was nearly fourty points ahead of his nearest challenger. Norm Gronskei of the Quesnel Clippers was third. Gary Tuttle of the Clippers and Willie McDermid of the Red Sox tied for the most homers, each with three.

Tom Bryan of the Clippers finished with a perfect 6-0 won-lost record to top the hurlers.


   PRINCE GEORGE & DISTRICT LEAGU  GP  AB   R   H  TB  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
   Kuchurian Andy WRR                  50      23               0          .460
   Bencher Frank PGA                   64      27               0          .422
   Gronskei Norm QCP                   42      15               1          .357
   Crutchley W.(Bill) QLM              50      17               1          .340
   Bachman Ken QCP                     51      17               0          .333
   Stevenson Frank QCP                 51      17               0          .333
   Tuttle Gary QCP                     50      16               3          .320
   Cruikshank Gordie PGA               69      22               2          .319
   Stettner Andy PGA                   47      15               1          .319
   Festerling Oscar QCP                45      13               1          .289
   McDermid Willie WRR                                          3
   PGA=Prince George Athletics, PGC=Prince George Canadas,QCP=Quesnel Clippers, 
QLM=Quesnel Lumbermen, WRR=Willow River Red Sox
Source : Prince George Citizen, August 12, 1957
PRINCE GEORGE & DISTRICT LEAGU G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
Bryan Tom QCP 6 0 1.000