1958 Baltimore Orioles
74 - 79
1957 / 1959 (Organization)
6th place in the AL (17.5 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
46 - 31 (.597)
28 - 48 (.368)
+3.7 wins
-6.3 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 521 / 612 ( -91 )
Allowed/Expected: 575 / 611 ( +36 )
Pyth Record: 70 - 83 (+4)
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Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 829,991 Avg Att: 10,641 (0.90)
Att Rank: 5 / 8 Lg Avg: 11,787
       
Park Factor: 0.95    
HR Factor: 0.87 R/L HR: 0.85 / 0.92
Notes:


Formation
Filters
Home Grown
Positions
#
via
1 Bob Hale
1B
24.7
0.3
0.6
0.3
4
Y
1
1
1952
Free Agency (Amateur)
2 Billy O'Dell
SP
26.4
4.1
20.2
12.7
4
Y
6
8
1954
Free Agency (Bonus Baby)
3 Willy Miranda
SS
32.1
-0.5
4.1
-2.0
4
N
11
17
1954
Trade NYA AL
4 Gus Triandos
C
27.9
2.9
19.5
6.7
4
N
11
17
1954
Trade NYA AL
5 Brooks Robinson
3B
21.1
-0.4
7.1
-3.5
4
Y
1
1
1955
Free Agency (Amateur)
6 George Zuverink
RP
33.9
1.1
5.7
2.9
4
N
7
8
1955
Waivers DET AL
7 Hal Brown
SP
33.6
1.8
8.3
5.1
4
N
7
14
1955
Purchased Oakland (PCL)
8 Charlie Beamon
SW
23.5
0.0
1.1
-0.7
3
Y
10
3
1955
Obtained through Minor Lg Agreement Oakland (PCL)
9 Bob Boyd
1B
38.8
2.7
14.6
7.1
3
N
11
27
1955
Draft (Rule 5) SLN NL
10 Billy Gardner
2B
31.0
-0.1
8.9
-4.7
3
N
4
21
1956
Purchased NY1 NL
11 Billy Loes
SP
28.6
1.0
6.4
2.3
3
N
5
14
1956
Purchased BRO NL
12 Bob Nieman
LF
31.4
2.2
16.4
8.9
3
N
5
21
1956
Trade CHA AL
13 Connie Johnson
SP
35.5
0.7
5.5
1.5
3
N
5
21
1956
Trade CHA AL
14 Joe Ginsberg
C
31.7
-0.0
3.0
0.2
3
N
8
17
1956
Trade KC1 AL
15 Lenny Green
CF
25.5
-0.1
1.3
-0.9
2
Y
1
1
1955
Free Agency (Amateur)
16 Ron Moeller
RP
19.7
0.0
0.2
-0.0
2
Y
6
29
1956
Free Agency (Amateur)
17 Al Pilarcik
RF
28.0
-0.3
6.8
-1.4
2
N
10
11
1956
Trade KC1 AL
18 Jim Busby
CF
31.5
1.4
5.9
0.7
2
N
6
13
1957
Trade CLE AL
19 Frank Zupo
C
18.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
2
Y
6
13
1957
Free Agency (Bonus Baby)
20 Ken Lehman
RP
30.1
0.6
3.8
1.3
2
N
6
14
1957
Purchased BRO NL
21 Milt Pappas
SP
19.1
0.6
6.5
1.9
2
Y
6
26
1957
Free Agency (Amateur)
22 Jerry Walker
RP
19.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
2
Y
6
28
1957
Free Agency (Bonus Baby)
23 Eddie Miksis
SS
31.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
2
N
9
19
1957
Waivers SLN NL
24 Jim Marshall
1B
27.1
-0.7
2.8
-0.9
2
N
12
3
1957
Trade CHA AL
25 Willie Tasby
CF
25.5
-0.1
0.9
-0.2
1
Y
1
1
1950
Free Agency (Amateur)
26 Chuck Oertel
LF
27.3
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
1
Y
8
1
1950
Unknown Baxley-Hazelhu (Georgia State
27 Ron Hansen
SS
20.2
-0.4
0.4
-0.2
1
Y
1
1
1956
Free Agency (Amateur)
28 Leo Burke
LF
24.2
0.2
1.1
0.9
1
Y
1
1
1957
Free Agency (Amateur)
29 Bert Hamric
-
30.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
1
N
12
2
1957
Draft (Rule 5) LAN NL
30 Jack Harshman
SP
31.0
5.3
21.3
13.4
1
N
12
3
1957
Trade CHA AL
31 Foster Castleman
SS
27.5
-1.1
3.2
-2.3
1
N
3
24
1958
Purchased SFN NL
32 Gene Woodling
RF
35.9
2.6
15.2
6.4
1
N
4
1
1958
Trade CLE AL
33 Dick Williams
3B
29.2
0.1
8.8
-0.2
1
N
4
1
1958
Trade CLE AL
34 Arnie Portocarrero
SP
27.0
3.2
16.0
9.2
1
N
4
17
1958
Trade KC1 AL
35 Lou Sleater
RP
31.8
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
1
N
6
2
1958
Purchased DET AL
36 Joe Taylor
RF
32.3
-0.2
1.6
0.1
1
N
7
25
1958
Waivers SLN NL
37 Hoyt Wilhelm
SP
35.9
1.8
4.3
2.9
1
N
8
23
1958
Waivers CLE AL
38 Jerry Adair
SS
21.5
-0.3
0.5
-0.0
1
Y
9
2
1958
Free Agency (Amateur)
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Player Pos Hometown
Jerry Adair SS Sapulpa, OK (US)
Charlie Beamon SW Oakland, CA (US)
Bob Boyd 1B New Albany, MS (US)
Hal Brown SP Greensboro, NC (USA)
Leo Burke LF North Hagerstown, MD (US)
Jim Busby CF Kenedy, TX (USA)
Foster Castleman SS Nashville, TN (USA)
Billy Gardner 2B Waterford, CT (USA)
Joe Ginsberg C Detroit, MI (US)
Lenny Green CF Detroit, MI (US)
Bob Hale 1B Sarasota, FL (USA)
Bert Hamric - Clarksburg, WV (USA)
Ron Hansen SS Albany, CA (US)
Jack Harshman SP San Diego, CA (US)
Connie Johnson SP Stone Mountain, GA (US)
Connie Johnson SP Stone Mountain, GA (US)
Ken Lehman RP Kirkland, WA (US)
Billy Loes SP Queens, NY (US)
Jim Marshall 1B Long Beach, CA (US)
Eddie Miksis SS Burlington, NJ (US)
Willy Miranda SS Havana (CU)
Ron Moeller RP Cincinnati, OH (US)
Bob Nieman LF Cincinnati, OH (USA)
Billy O'Dell SP Whitmire, SC (US)
Chuck Oertel LF Coffeyville, KS (USA)
Milt Pappas SP Detroit, MI (US)
Al Pilarcik RF Whiting, IN (US)
Arnie Portocarrero SP New York, NY (USA)
Brooks Robinson 3B Little Rock, AR (US)
Lou Sleater RP Baltimore, MD (US)
Willie Tasby CF Oakland, CA (US)
Joe Taylor RF Chapman, AL (USA)
Gus Triandos C San Francisco, CA (US)
Jerry Walker RP Byng, OK (US)
Hoyt Wilhelm SP Cornelius, NC (US)
Dick Williams 3B Pasadena, CA (US)
Gene Woodling RF Akron, OH (US)
Frank Zupo C San Francisco, CA (US)
George Zuverink RP Holland, MI (US)

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