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1953 Piedmont League

1953 > Class B > League History
Overall: 513 games, 8 teams, approx. 128 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

TmAffWLW-L%GB
Norfolk TarsNYY8151.614--
Hagerstown BravesMLN7853.5952.5
Newport News DodgersBRO8056.5883
Portsmouth Merrimacs7263.53310.5
York White RosesSLB5970.45720.5
Roanoke Ro-SoxBOS3953.42422
Lynchburg CardinalsSTL5577.41726
Richmond Colts4586.34435.5
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

TmAffBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
Hagerstown BravesMLN24.15.51132518643977271107211604463179721598.252.357.357.714157068
Norfolk TarsNYY24.15.21133529544156931137202519660676766507.258.367.392.7591729114
Newport News DodgersBRO24.24.951365254450467311481715341574117671568.255.351.344.695154879
Roanoke Ro-SoxBOS22.14.839236473012444750122324439051570394.249.369.355.723106865
York White RosesSLB22.64.78129497242646161083168496154090651606.254.353.359.712153257
Richmond Colts27.54.58133523843966091073186315752931786546.244.359.339.698149256
Lynchburg CardinalsSTL25.04.52134519043606061042186245454229743596.239.350.330.680143887
Portsmouth Merrimacs26.24.34137517644115941056165385852736679642.239.341.333.674147186
League Totals24.64.8410263995833759496283961411338455433950955874457.249.355.351.70611848612

League Pitching

TmAffPitchAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH/9HR/9BB/9SO/9SO/BB
Norfolk TarsNYY22.33.778151.614133133501
Hagerstown BravesMLN25.13.937853.595132132519
Newport News DodgersBRO23.14.308056.588136136585
Portsmouth Merrimacs25.14.317263.533137137590
York White RosesSLB22.34.825970.457129129622
Lynchburg CardinalsSTL23.35.545577.417134134743
Roanoke Ro-SoxBOS22.05.903953.4249292543
Richmond Colts26.96.464586.344133133859
League Totals23.84.84509509.500102610264962

League Fielding

TmAffGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendanceManagers
Portsmouth Merrimacs13735531612175150.96711Bob Ankrum
Lynchburg CardinalsSTL13434411647196137.96319John Sullivan and Richard Landis
Newport News DodgersBRO13636011555198198.96315Stan Wasiak
Richmond Colts13334191384188108.96223Charlie Letchas
Norfolk TarsNYY13335501438196114.96217Mickey Owen
Hagerstown BravesMLN13234521622205168.96111Fred Dorman, Jimmy Zinn and Billy Jurges
York White RosesSLB1293326134220599.95820Bill Enos, Mark Christman and George Hausmann
Roanoke Ro-SoxBOS922366100316285.95426Elmer Yoter
League Totals1026267081160315251059.962142