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1953 Syracuse Chiefs

1953 > Class AAA > 1953 International League
Overall: 58-95
Scored 627 runs, Allowed 779 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-91

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Bruno Betzel
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Johnny Blatnik32138537463661231351876162105.266.363.432.79520093
2Marv Blaylock*2370291254376110152433053.240.325.346.6728825
3Jim Brideweser2684375320528720612794530.272.370.381.75212255
4Joe Budny27131010330000002.300.300.300.600300Stats for 2 teams
5Claude Corbitt37319687101950015089.
6John Douglas*357728324627526302133235.211.302.260.5626405
7Bill Drescher*325515113312379011401613.278.360.368.7284911
8Arthur Dyck29283027281001014.296.345.333.678911
9Carden Gillenwater361475905065612616447597952.249.352.320.67216214
10Jack Griffore3231726631440030110.
11Arthur Hartley3034655249100301010.173.306.192.4991003
12Dick Kinaman275718516814396212011221.232.295.310.6055232
13Kurt Krieger263321182000000110. for 2 teams
14Bob Landeck28463730380103075.267.405.333.7391000
15Lynn Lovenguth*305596831120300701114.241.337.277.6142311
16Duke Markell2952938631610050626.
17Roy Partee356420918512335011712335.
18Jim Robertson25289072151920051157.264.398.292.6892112
19Jack Robinson32261211000000013.
20Hector Rodriguez3314863452790159217462129662.302.417.391.80820683
21Art Schult2586318288307012284712431.243.310.382.69211042
22Frank Verdi27903773305089133129124231.270.352.336.68911105
23Johnny Welaj39571441311128400811114.
24Jeff Williams#2517675991211070616.
25Marvin Williams*233949424111104059.262.340.333.6741402
26Hank Workman*27123427376539723195624318.258.340.396.73714944
27Benny Zientara3598370299457714133606619.258.393.341.73510214
27 Players30.6153568149196271222190395856754656652.248.342.338.68016644462
* - 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
1Joe Budny27101.00013Stats for 2 teams
2Arthur Dyck*2926.2505.402482165.0925039528194031.84612.
3Jack Griffore321016.3854.283124131187.021097892050600051.39010.
4Arthur Hartley301016.3854.083427122194.019496881554791061.2789.
5Kurt Krieger2612.3335.363340094.09358561333383111.3408. for 2 teams
6Bob Landeck2869.4004.95451241120.01377066629321011.38310.
7Lynn Lovenguth301113.4584.683425100179.0191118931786873051.5479.
8Duke Markell291117.3933.865230110247.025813610625981550031.4419.
9Jack Robinson3212.3335.292620051.0493530630121021.5498.
10Marvin Williams*23612.3334.89352040140.0149957610936040101.7299.
10 Players28.75895.379153153779
* - 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


Roy Partee592122697.9644.031
Dick Kinaman471842646.9814.472
Bill Drescher351461232.9814.511
Jim Robertson26981130.9734.191


John Douglas7660047559.9928.51
Marv Blaylock6757836444.9949.16
Hank Workman171064510.9576.47


Benny Zientara90205187945.9784.36
Frank Verdi67178148637.9824.87


Hector Rodriguez1161272561221.9703.30
Johnny Welaj19222174.8602.26


Jim Brideweser841582422246.9484.76
Hector Rodriguez32481001013.9374.63
Frank Verdi20265068.9273.80
Claude Corbitt17243929.9693.71


Carden Gillenwater14738825126.9722.81
Johnny Blatnik13025611102.9642.05
Hank Workman93177490.9531.95
Art Schult79150412.9941.95
Johnny Welaj2236110.9741.68
Jeff Williams1523230.8931.67


Duke Markell52111931.9090.58
Bob Landeck45630031.0000.80
Marvin Williams35142612.9761.14
Arthur Hartley3493311.9771.24
Lynn Lovenguth3432021.9200.68
Kurt Krieger33411031.0000.45Stats for 2 teams
Jack Griffore311528021.0001.39
Jack Robinson2641210.9410.62
Arthur Dyck2451611.9550.88
Joe Budny130611.8570.46Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Charles Bell26RR6' 1.0"175Aug 30, 1926Redondo Beach, CA, US
Jim Blackburn29RR6' 4.0"175Jun 19, 1924Warsaw, KY, US
Johnny Blatnik32RR6' 0.0"195Mar 10, 1921Bridgeport, OH, US
Marv Blaylock23LL6' 1.0"175Sep 30, 1929Fort Smith, AR, US
Jim Brideweser26RR6' 0.0"165Feb 13, 1927Lancaster, OH, US
Joe Budny27RR6' 1.0"185Mar 14, 1926
Claude Corbitt37RR5' 10.0"170Jul 21, 1915Sunbury, NC, US
John Douglas35LL6' 2.0"195Sep 14, 1917Thayer, WV, US
Bill Drescher32LR6' 2.0"190May 23, 1921Congers, NY, US
Arthur Dyck29RL6' 5.0"2051924
Carden Gillenwater36RR6' 1.0"175May 13, 1917Riceville, TN, US
Lee Griffeth28SL5' 11.0"180May 20, 1925Carmel, NY, US
Jack Griffore32RR5' 11.0"195Mar 28, 1921
Arthur Hartley30RR6' 0.0"2001923
Harley Hisner26RR6' 1.0"185Nov 6, 1926Maples, IN, US
Dick Kinaman27RR6' 1.0"190Nov 10, 1925Los Angeles, CA, US
Kurt Krieger26RR6' 3.0"212Sep 16, 1926Traisen, AT
Hank LaManna33RR6' 2.0"195Aug 22, 1919Waterton, PA, US
Bob Landeck28RR6' 0.0"195May 17, 1925Blue Island, IL, US
Lynn Lovenguth30LR5' 10.0"170Nov 29, 1922Camden, NJ, US
Duke Markell29RR6' 1.0"209Aug 17, 1923Paris, FR
Len Okrie29RR6' 0.0"185Jul 16, 1923Detroit, MI, US
Roy Partee35RR5' 10.0"180Sep 7, 1917Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Robertson25RR5' 9.0"183Jan 29, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Jack Robinson32RR6' 0.0"175Feb 20, 1921Orange, NJ, US
Hector Rodriguez33RR5' 8.0"165Jun 13, 1920Alquizar, CU
Art Schult25RR6' 3.0"210Jun 20, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US
Wayne Tucker30LR6' 0.0"175Sep 18, 1922Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, MX
Frank Verdi27RR5' 10.0"170Jun 2, 1926Brooklyn, NY, US
Charles Weathers26LR5' 10.0"175Jan 13, 1927Shelby, NC, US
Johnny Welaj39RR6' 0.0"164May 27, 1914Moss Creek, PA, US
Jeff Williams25SR5' 10.0"170Jul 10, 1927Orlando, FL, US
Marvin Williams23LL5' 10.0"1701930
Bill Woop29LL6' 1.0"210Sep 13, 1923New York, NY, US
Hank Workman27LR6' 1.0"185Feb 5, 1926Los Angeles, CA, US
Benny Zientara35RR5' 9.0"165Feb 14, 1918Chicago, IL, US

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