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1953 Southern Association

1953 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 618 games, 8 teams, approx. 154 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1952 / 1954

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1952 / 1954

League Standings

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 87 67 .565 --
Nashville Volunteers NYG 85 69 .552 2
Atlanta Crackers MLN 84 70 .545 3
Birmingham Barons NYY 78 76 .506 9
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 76 78 .494 11
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 73 81 .474 14
Little Rock Travelers DET 66 87 .431 20.5
Mobile Bears BRO 66 87 .431 20.5
This league's standings, if available, are based on full season team pitching records. Leagues may have have split season and postseason results that are not currently available.

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 26.8 5.41 154 5878 5183 833 1409 228 45 156 771 32 622 782 .272 .350 .423 .773 2195 73
Nashville Volunteers NYG 25.0 5.11 154 5775 5183 787 1494 262 25 142 734 29 538 754 .288 .355 .431 .786 2232 54
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 26.1 5.03 154 5982 5261 775 1429 230 39 93 704 103 647 737 .272 .351 .383 .735 2016 74
Atlanta Crackers MLN 26.0 4.94 156 5704 5039 770 1365 262 57 122 712 43 577 513 .271 .346 .418 .764 2107 88
Birmingham Barons NYY 23.9 4.88 155 5967 5305 757 1446 250 30 106 697 57 594 728 .273 .346 .391 .737 2074 68
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 26.4 4.32 155 5759 5156 670 1399 230 59 52 619 40 509 621 .271 .337 .369 .706 1903 94
Mobile Bears BRO 25.1 4.19 154 5870 5220 645 1395 198 55 73 583 70 557 675 .267 .338 .368 .706 1922 93
Little Rock Travelers DET 27.1 4.18 154 5764 5085 643 1307 186 36 89 584 61 598 657 .257 .335 .360 .695 1832 81
League Totals 25.8 4.76 1236 46699 41432 5880 11244 1846 346 833 5404 435 4642 5467 .271 .345 .393 .738 16281 625

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Atlanta Crackers MLN 25.1 4.22 84 70 .545 156 156 659
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 30.5 4.56 87 67 .565 154 154 702
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 26.0 4.72 73 81 .474 155 155 732
Birmingham Barons NYY 25.9 4.75 78 76 .506 155 155 737
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 26.1 4.82 76 78 .494 154 154 742
Little Rock Travelers DET 28.0 4.92 66 87 .431 154 154 757
Nashville Volunteers NYG 23.8 4.95 85 69 .552 154 154 763
Mobile Bears BRO 24.9 5.12 66 87 .431 154 154 788
League Totals 26.3 4.76 615 615 .500 1236 1236 5880

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Little Rock Travelers DET 154 3937 1503 155 117 .972 10 Paul Campbell
Mobile Bears BRO 154 4014 1659 177 157 .970 17 Ed Head
Chattanooga Lookouts WSH 155 3952 1572 168 142 .970 6 Cal Ermer
New Orleans Pelicans PIT 154 4016 1680 183 145 .969 7 Danny Murtaugh
Memphis Chickasaws CHW 154 3984 1749 191 163 .968 11 Luke Appling
Atlanta Crackers MLN 156 3944 1598 182 160 .968 10 Gene Mauch
Nashville Volunteers NYG 154 3886 1642 189 161 .967 5 Hugh Poland
Birmingham Barons NYY 155 3983 1676 198 161 .966 6 Mayo Smith
League Totals 1236 31716 13079 1443 1206 .969 72