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1953 Gulf Coast League

1953 > Class B > League History
Overall: 580 games, 8 teams, approx. 145 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1952

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

League Standings

Tm W L W-L% GB
Galveston White Caps 94 48 .662 --
Texas City Texans 87 57 .604 8
Harlingen Capitals 77 69 .527 19
Laredo Apaches 71 76 .483 25.5
Brownsville Charros 69 78 .469 27.5
Port Arthur Seahawks 67 80 .456 29.5
Corpus Christi Aces 61 83 .424 34
Lake Charles Lakers 54 89 .378 40.5
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
Galveston White Caps 27.3 6.00 142 5476 4918 852 1420 273 42 153 808 25 501 510 .289 .354 .455 .809 2236 57
Corpus Christi Aces 27.6 5.35 144 5211 4644 770 1238 183 47 83 661 43 527 651 .267 .341 .380 .721 1764 40
Texas City Texans 25.8 5.23 144 5552 4860 753 1322 187 49 36 667 162 642 560 .272 .357 .353 .710 1715 50
Laredo Apaches 27.4 5.19 147 5849 5235 763 1383 219 35 82 681 58 525 647 .264 .331 .366 .698 1918 89
Harlingen Capitals 27.1 4.81 146 5551 4870 702 1248 174 42 73 601 117 619 543 .256 .340 .354 .694 1725 62
Port Arthur Seahawks 26.5 4.65 147 5264 4617 684 1264 242 45 77 634 85 562 645 .274 .353 .396 .748 1827 85
Brownsville Charros 27.4 4.48 147 5102 4577 658 1174 181 40 66 570 92 460 566 .256 .324 .357 .681 1633 65
Lake Charles Lakers 26.3 4.13 143 4921 4409 590 1121 171 31 61 529 48 451 455 .254 .323 .349 .672 1537 61
League Totals 26.9 4.98 1160 42926 38130 5772 10170 1630 331 631 5151 630 4287 4577 .267 .341 .376 .717 14355 509

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
Port Arthur Seahawks 27.6 67 80 .456 147 147
Laredo Apaches 28.0 71 76 .483 147 147
Corpus Christi Aces 30.2 61 83 .424 144 144
Harlingen Capitals 26.5 77 69 .527 146 146
Lake Charles Lakers 25.9 54 89 .378 143 143
Texas City Texans 29.3 87 57 .604 144 144
Brownsville Charros 31.8 69 78 .469 147 147
Galveston White Caps 25.2 94 48 .662 142 142
League Totals 28.1 0.00 580 580 .500 1160 1160

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Port Arthur Seahawks 147 3087 1488 157 .967 Carl Carter
Laredo Apaches 147 4218 1504 227 .962 Bobby Herrera and Ismael Montalvo
Harlingen Capitals 146 4122 1428 222 .962 Robert Hamric
Galveston White Caps 142 3378 1314 211 .957 Barney White
Texas City Texans 144 3598 1462 243 .954 Malone Sanders
Lake Charles Lakers 143 2942 1337 226 .950 Buddy Hancken
Brownsville Charros 147 3411 1385 279 .945 Sam Harshaney, Walter Sessi and William Greer
Corpus Christi Aces 144 2991 1473 270 .943 Jack Trench and Showboat Fisher
League Totals 1160 27747 11391 1835 .955