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1953 Lynchburg Cardinals

1953 > Class B > 1953 Piedmont League
Overall: 55-77
Scored 606 runs, Allowed 743 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 54-78

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: John Sullivan and Richard Landis
Represented: Lynchburg, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 John Balay 23 38 43 7 0 0 0 .163 .163 7
2 Richard Ban* 21 17 28 5 1 0 0 .179 .214 6
3 Pep Baselici 25 110 396 107 18 0 14 .270 .422 167
4 Walter Bauman* 20 15 18 2 0 0 0 .111 .111 2
5 Melvin Chaplin 20 14 21 6 1 0 1 .286 .476 10
6 Larry Davidson* 27 134 502 133 25 4 13 .265 .408 205
7 Frank Dean 25 115 478 133 28 3 0 .278 .349 167
8 Donald DeMarse 22 129 445 96 13 0 1 .216 .252 112
9 Lou Dolci 23 13 52 7 4 0 0 .135 .212 11
10 Paul Doughty 26 16 24 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 3
11 Robert Heins? 20 14 35 6 1 0 0 .171 .200 7
12 William Hopkins 23 26 88 17 2 1 2 .193 .307 27
13 Robert Kosis 21 13 45 7 1 0 1 .156 .244 11
14 Anthony LaCroix 24 35 70 10 4 0 1 .143 .243 17
15 Don Lassetter 20 32 115 32 6 1 4 .278 .452 52
16 James McClung* 23 20 50 9 4 0 1 .180 .320 16
17 Les Pinkham 21 28 80 16 4 0 1 .200 .288 23
18 Dolph Regelsky 25 19 71 20 2 0 1 .282 .352 25
19 John Romonosky 23 21 47 11 1 0 0 .234 .255 12
20 Richard Ryan 26 23 30 5 0 0 0 .167 .167 5
21 Ray Sanders 25 111 358 80 16 2 0 .223 .279 100
22 Martin Sebastian 24 31 97 18 3 2 1 .186 .289 28
23 Walter Shepherd* 24 52 150 34 2 3 0 .227 .280 42
24 John Sullivan 32 115 414 101 19 5 2 .244 .329 136
25 Robert Vogel 25 48 101 25 2 0 1 .248 .297 30
26 Virgil Wallace 25 134 500 139 28 3 10 .278 .406 203
27 Enso Zanatta* 23 16 29 7 1 0 0 .241 .276 8
27 Players 25.0 134 5190 4360 606 1042 186 24 54 542 29 743 596 .239 .350 .330 .680 1438 87
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 John Balay* 23 3 4 .429 3.21 33 2 101.0 92 43 36 5 35 1.257 8.2 0.4 3.1
2 Richard Ban* 21 4 4 .500 5.73 16 9 77.0 85 53 49 6 70 2.013 9.9 0.7 8.2
3 Walter Bauman* 20 0 1 .000 8.20 15 6 56.0 73 54 51 5 48 2.161 11.7 0.8 7.7
4 Melvin Chaplin 20 4 2 .667 5.09 8 7 46.0 63 39 26 4 22 1.848 12.3 0.8 4.3
5 Paul Doughty 26 3 9 .250 5.44 16 14 86.0 104 64 52 8 44 1.721 10.9 0.8 4.6
6 Robert Heins? 20 5 8 .385 4.04 14 13 98.0 102 53 44 5 50 1.551 9.4 0.5 4.6
7 Anthony LaCroix 24 6 15 .286 4.76 35 22 189.0 199 126 100 9 152 1.857 9.5 0.4 7.2
8 John Romonosky 23 10 4 .714 3.02 20 16 122.0 99 54 41 7 85 1.508 7.3 0.5 6.3
9 Richard Ryan 26 5 8 .385 6.19 23 6 80.0 98 64 55 8 53 1.888 11.0 0.9 6.0
10 Robert Vogel 25 9 12 .429 4.07 28 22 168.0 187 93 76 8 66 1.506 10.0 0.4 3.5
11 Enso Zanatta 23 5 6 .455 5.00 15 12 81.0 81 54 45 5 49 1.605 9.0 0.6 5.4
11 Players 23.3 55 77 .417 134 134 743
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ray Sanders 71 353 53 9 .978 5.72
Walter Shepherd 43 171 20 10 .950 4.44
Les Pinkham 18 105 9 1 .991 6.33

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Virgil Wallace 134 1240 77 22 .984 9.83

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald DeMarse 97 255 302 9 .984 5.74
Martin Sebastian 30 82 101 7 .963 6.10

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Dean 66 55 151 15 .932 3.12

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Sullivan 115 202 370 26 .957 4.97
Dolph Regelsky 19 39 55 5 .949 4.95

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Davidson 134 217 14 10 .959 1.72
Pep Baselici 108 200 9 20 .913 1.94
Don Lassetter 32 81 4 2 .977 2.66
William Hopkins 24 56 3 2 .967 2.46
James McClung 15 28 1 2 .935 1.93
Robert Kosis 12 22 3 1 .962 2.08

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Anthony LaCroix 35 0.00
John Balay 33 0.00
Robert Vogel 28 0.00
Richard Ryan 23 0.00
John Romonosky 20 0.00
Richard Ban 16 0.00
Paul Doughty 16 0.00
Walter Bauman 15 0.00
Enso Zanatta 15 0.00
Robert Heins 14 0.00
Melvin Chaplin 8 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Balay 23 R L 6' 0.0" 175 1930
Richard Ban 21 L L 5' 10.0" 165 1932
Pep Baselici 25 R 5' 9.0" 187 1928
Walter Bauman 20 L L 5' 9.0" 195 1933
Melvin Chaplin 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1933
Hermenio Cortes 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1934
Larry Davidson 27 L R 6' 1.0" 195 May 20, 1926 Appomattox, VA, US
Frank Dean 25 R 5' 9.0" 160 1928
Donald DeMarse 22 R 5' 9.0" 160 1931
Lou Dolci 23 R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 29, 1929 Staten Island, NY, US
Paul Doughty 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 5, 1926 Bangor, ME, US
Robert Heins 20 6' 6.0" 225 1933
William Hopkins 23 R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
John Hreljac 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1931
Robert Kosis 21 R 6' 2.0" 185 1932
Anthony LaCroix 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1929
Richard Landis 25 R 5' 9.0" 168 1928
Don Lassetter 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 27, 1933 Newnan, GA, US
Walter Leptien 24 S L 6' 3.0" 157 1929
James McClung 23 L 5' 11.0" 187 1930
Les Pinkham 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 11, 1932 Christopher, IL, US
Dolph Regelsky 25 R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 5, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
John Romonosky 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 7, 1929 Harrisburg, IL, US
Richard Ryan 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1927
Ray Sanders 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1928
Martin Sebastian 24 R 6' 0.0" 180 1929
Wayne Sengstock 25 R 5' 11.0" 165 1928
Robert Shawver 20 L 6' 3.0" 185 1933
Walter Shepherd 24 L 5' 9.0" 170 1929
John Sullivan 32 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 2, 1920 Chicago, IL, US
Robert Vogel 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1928
Virgil Wallace 25 R 6' 4.0" 190 1928
Gene Wyatt 22 R 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 13, 1931 Converse, SC, US
Enso Zanatta 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 1930

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