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1953 Carolina League

1953 > Class B > League History
Overall: 558 games, 8 teams, approx. 139 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
Raleigh Capitals 83 57 .593 --
Danville Leafs NYG 79 59 .572 3
Burlington-Graham Pirates PIT 75 65 .536 8
Reidsville Luckies 73 66 .525 9.5
Greensboro Patriots BOS 70 70 .500 13
Winston-Salem Cardinals STL 69 70 .496 13.5
Durham Bulls DET 64 75 .460 18.5
Fayetteville Highlanders PHA 44 95 .317 38.5
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
Danville Leafs NYG 23.2 5.47 139 5436 4761 760 1268 238 28 128 679 70 603 856 .266 .349 .409 .758 1946 72
Raleigh Capitals 27.9 4.98 141 5514 4805 702 1226 217 47 73 616 35 614 573 .255 .340 .365 .705 1756 95
Reidsville Luckies 29.8 4.96 139 5307 4659 690 1227 230 26 69 596 99 571 660 .263 .344 .368 .712 1716 77
Greensboro Patriots BOS 22.2 4.77 140 5351 4753 668 1201 210 39 106 604 44 544 742 .253 .329 .380 .710 1807 54
Burlington-Graham Pirates PIT 23.8 4.63 140 5405 4670 648 1131 189 48 88 580 122 654 861 .242 .335 .360 .695 1680 81
Durham Bulls DET 24.2 4.55 139 5397 4733 633 1181 223 50 80 568 36 580 756 .250 .331 .368 .700 1744 84
Winston-Salem Cardinals STL 22.7 4.50 139 5305 4730 626 1218 238 32 75 549 64 475 658 .258 .325 .369 .694 1745 100
Fayetteville Highlanders PHA 25.1 3.66 139 5286 4692 509 1173 209 36 40 446 53 522 677 .250 .325 .335 .661 1574 72
League Totals 24.9 4.69 1116 43001 37803 5236 9625 1754 306 659 4638 523 4563 5783 .255 .335 .369 .704 13968 635

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
Raleigh Capitals 29.6 3.95 83 57 .593 141 141 557
Winston-Salem Cardinals STL 22.6 4.29 69 70 .496 139 139 597
Burlington-Graham Pirates PIT 22.2 4.55 75 65 .536 140 140 637
Greensboro Patriots BOS 20.7 4.58 70 70 .500 140 140 641
Danville Leafs NYG 22.3 4.64 79 59 .572 139 139 645
Reidsville Luckies 27.7 4.76 73 66 .525 139 139 661
Durham Bulls DET 24.7 4.80 64 75 .460 139 139 667
Fayetteville Highlanders PHA 23.5 5.98 44 95 .317 139 139 831
League Totals 24.3 4.69 557 557 .500 1116 1116 5236

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Raleigh Capitals 141 3742 1553 176 134 .968 14 Duke Brett
Reidsville Luckies 139 3587 1507 200 139 .962 14 Ralph Hodgin
Danville Leafs NYG 139 3627 1606 209 150 .962 27 Andy Gilbert
Greensboro Patriots BOS 140 3674 1514 239 148 .956 13 Eddie Popowski
Burlington-Graham Pirates PIT 140 3711 1493 247 127 .955 14 n/a
Winston-Salem Cardinals STL 139 3676 1525 248 153 .954 21 Jimmy Brown
Durham Bulls DET 139 3670 1525 272 134 .950 11 Marv Owen
Fayetteville Highlanders PHA 139 3601 1351 265 104 .949 22 Bill Bergeron, Buck Etchison and Robert Eisiminger
League Totals 1116 29288 12074 1856 1089 .957 136