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1953 Western League

1953 > Class A > League History
Overall: 619 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
Colorado Springs Sky Sox CHW 95 59 .617 --
Denver Bears PIT 94 60 .610 1
Pueblo Dodgers BRO 78 77 .503 17.5
Des Moines Bruins CHC 77 78 .497 18.5
Omaha Cardinals STL 74 80 .481 21
Lincoln Chiefs MLN 71 83 .461 24
Sioux City Soos NYG 70 84 .455 25
Wichita Indians SLB 58 96 .377 37
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
Denver Bears PIT 25.6 5.85 154 6037 5179 901 1462 265 33 123 820 49 768 691 .282 .375 .417 .792 2162 90
Colorado Springs Sky Sox CHW 26.0 5.65 155 6025 5335 875 1507 248 45 88 765 121 634 707 .282 .359 .395 .754 2109 56
Pueblo Dodgers BRO 24.2 5.10 156 5878 5188 795 1450 221 54 101 709 83 632 735 .279 .358 .401 .759 2082 58
Sioux City Soos NYG 23.6 4.58 154 5835 5109 705 1286 193 43 89 627 130 654 822 .252 .337 .359 .695 1832 72
Des Moines Bruins CHC 24.5 4.40 156 5904 5042 687 1220 220 35 73 607 61 744 843 .242 .339 .343 .682 1729 118
Wichita Indians SLB 24.4 4.36 155 5807 5088 676 1216 207 33 88 602 70 653 785 .239 .326 .345 .670 1753 66
Omaha Cardinals STL 23.7 4.01 154 5811 5069 618 1231 175 46 59 529 50 646 630 .243 .328 .330 .659 1675 96
Lincoln Chiefs MLN 28.9 3.91 154 5817 5080 602 1215 215 38 41 524 44 670 646 .239 .328 .321 .648 1629 67
League Totals 25.1 4.73 1238 47114 41090 5859 10587 1744 327 662 5183 608 5401 5859 .258 .344 .364 .708 14971 623

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
Des Moines Bruins CHC 26.1 4.24 77 78 .497 156 156 662
Lincoln Chiefs MLN 27.8 4.34 71 83 .461 154 154 669
Denver Bears PIT 26.2 4.40 94 60 .610 154 154 677
Omaha Cardinals STL 23.4 4.55 74 80 .481 154 154 701
Colorado Springs Sky Sox CHW 25.0 4.85 95 59 .617 155 155 751
Wichita Indians SLB 23.6 5.06 58 96 .377 155 155 784
Pueblo Dodgers BRO 23.9 5.11 78 77 .503 156 156 797
Sioux City Soos NYG 23.2 5.31 70 84 .455 154 154 818
League Totals 24.9 4.73 617 617 .500 1238 1238 5859

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Denver Bears PIT 154 3963 1750 200 152 .966 16 Andy Cohen
Colorado Springs Sky Sox CHW 155 4018 1748 208 162 .965 20 Don Gutteridge
Lincoln Chiefs MLN 154 4018 1682 227 146 .962 24 Walt Linden and Lou Finney
Omaha Cardinals STL 154 4025 1763 244 184 .960 22 George Kissell
Des Moines Bruins CHC 156 4001 1748 241 147 .960 4 Kemp Wicker and Bruce Edwards
Wichita Indians SLB 155 3980 1686 248 168 .958 21 Mark Christman and George Hausmann
Pueblo Dodgers BRO 156 3972 1586 267 154 .954 14 George Pfister
Sioux City Soos NYG 154 3958 1718 274 158 .954 20 Ray Mueller
League Totals 1238 31935 13681 1909 1271 .960 141