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1953 Charleston Senators

1953 > Class AAA > 1953 American Association
Overall: 60-94
Scored 583 runs, Allowed 754 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-95

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Becker
Represented: Charleston, WV
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 James Babcock 28 17 39 32 3 8 1 0 0 5 0 5 5 .250 .351 .281 .633 9 0 0 2
2 Jim Basso 33 119 402 374 35 91 15 2 8 43 3 23 62 .243 .289 .358 .647 134 10 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
3 Clarence Beers 34 12 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 0 0
4 Hank Behrman 32 39 41 35 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 3 12 .171 .237 .171 .408 6 0 0 3
5 Bob Boyd* 33 49 211 198 33 64 8 6 2 22 12 10 7 .323 .356 .455 .810 90 4 0 3
6 Tommy Byrne* 33 34 67 55 9 16 1 0 2 8 2 10 9 .291 .400 .418 .818 23 1 0 2
7 Frank Campos* 29 20 60 51 3 15 2 1 0 3 0 8 7 .294 .390 .373 .762 19 0 0 1
8 Jack Cerin 28 87 245 223 33 57 9 4 9 36 1 18 43 .256 .317 .453 .770 101 7 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
9 Lawrence Ciesielski 30 17 37 32 1 7 0 0 0 2 0 4 6 .219 .306 .219 .524 7 0 0 1
10 George Corona 28 26 93 76 11 17 3 0 0 8 1 14 10 .224 .352 .263 .615 20 3 1 2
11 Doc Daugherty 25 20 77 70 11 18 1 0 1 9 1 7 6 .257 .325 .314 .639 22 3 0 0
12 Dick Fowler 32 32 75 67 7 11 1 0 2 4 0 3 11 .164 .200 .269 .469 18 2 0 5
13 Luis Garcia 23 74 278 244 25 60 6 0 3 13 2 29 28 .246 .331 .307 .638 75 5 2 3
14 Fred Gerken# 31 40 119 93 12 17 3 2 0 15 1 20 12 .183 .345 .258 .603 24 1 3 3
15 Donald Griffin 31 82 305 272 22 79 10 1 0 39 1 26 24 .290 .357 .335 .691 91 8 2 5
16 Bob Habenicht 27 45 29 29 1 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 5 .172 .172 .310 .483 9 2 0 0
17 Hal Hudson* 26 30 32 25 2 5 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 .200 .286 .200 .486 5 0 0 4
18 Bill Jennings 27 73 285 255 21 51 11 3 1 19 1 25 55 .200 .271 .278 .550 71 10 0 5
19 Connie Johnson 30 16 38 36 4 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 12 .194 .216 .194 .411 7 0 0 1
20 Gus Keriazakos 21 19 19 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .067 .176 .067 .243 1 0 0 2
21 Al Kozar 31 24 98 83 14 18 1 0 0 12 0 12 2 .217 .337 .229 .566 19 4 3 0
22 John Kropf 26 113 364 295 38 63 6 4 7 26 4 65 65 .214 .359 .332 .691 98 5 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
23 Frank Marino 32 50 60 56 5 12 2 0 2 3 0 1 8 .214 .228 .357 .585 20 1 0 3
24 Dave Melton 24 32 97 92 8 24 4 3 0 8 0 5 11 .261 .299 .370 .669 34 3 0 0
25 Don Nicholas* 22 127 495 429 88 113 18 5 2 41 41 60 39 .263 .358 .343 .700 147 0 3 3
26 Vincent Plumbo 29 92 270 232 25 46 8 1 2 23 0 29 22 .198 .293 .267 .560 62 11 2 7
27 Bill Powell* 34 40 83 72 6 13 2 0 0 7 0 5 18 .181 .234 .208 .442 15 2 0 6
28 Angel Scull 24 150 597 545 66 156 18 5 2 48 29 38 26 .286 .337 .349 .686 190 7 4 10
29 Andy Tomasic 35 31 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0
30 Bob Van Eman* 29 13 47 41 2 9 1 0 0 1 1 6 10 .220 .319 .244 .563 10 0 0 0
31 Bob Wellman 27 11 19 17 5 5 0 1 0 4 0 2 6 .294 .368 .412 .780 7 0 0 0
32 Earl York* 26 152 603 541 61 133 21 4 16 90 2 56 79 .246 .319 .388 .707 210 17 2 4
33 Dick Young* 25 140 561 499 51 118 13 4 0 39 7 53 60 .236 .310 .279 .588 139 7 0 9 Stats for 2 teams
33 Players 27.3 154 5563 4908 583 1196 158 46 56 512 108 536 660 .244 .322 .329 .650 1614 110 28 91
* - 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 Clarence Beers 34 0 2 .000 12
2 Hank Behrman 32 6 16 .273 4.87 39 16 4 1 133.0 152 84 72 8 54 88 2 0 2 1.549 10.3 0.5 3.7 6.0 1.63
3 Tommy Byrne* 33 1 6 .143 5.31 12 8 3 0 61.0 68 40 36 5 27 36 1 1 1 1.557 10.0 0.7 4.0 5.3 1.33
4 Dick Fowler 32 10 15 .400 3.68 29 29 11 2 191.0 200 111 78 16 70 79 11 0 2 1.414 9.4 0.8 3.3 3.7 1.13
5 Bob Habenicht 27 4 7 .364 3.51 45 6 2 0 123.0 120 77 48 4 72 62 4 0 4 1.561 8.8 0.3 5.3 4.5 0.86
6 Hal Hudson* 26 7 8 .467 4.03 28 15 4 2 105.0 113 60 47 7 46 48 1 0 1 1.514 9.7 0.6 3.9 4.1 1.04
7 Connie Johnson 30 6 6 .500 3.62 15 14 6 2 102.0 92 50 41 10 50 86 2 0 8 1.392 8.1 0.9 4.4 7.6 1.72
8 Gus Keriazakos 21 1 6 .143 6.33 19 12 1 0 64.0 76 61 45 9 49 51 1 0 5 1.953 10.7 1.3 6.9 7.2 1.04
9 Frank Marino 32 8 11 .421 3.65 42 15 7 0 165.0 178 75 67 16 37 68 3 0 3 1.303 9.7 0.9 2.0 3.7 1.84
10 Bill Powell 34 14 9 .609 3.06 33 30 13 2 215.0 187 92 73 14 85 121 1 0 5 1.265 7.8 0.6 3.6 5.1 1.42
11 Andy Tomasic 35 2 4 .333 30
11 Players 30.5 60 94 .390 154 154 754
* - 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
Vincent Plumbo 79 341 32 8 6 .979 4.72 7
Donald Griffin 76 396 40 10 4 .978 5.74 9
Lawrence Ciesielski 12 51 5 1 2 .982 4.67 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earl York 147 1063 71 18 107 .984 7.71

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Young 118 341 271 29 67 .955 5.19 Stats for 2 teams
Al Kozar 22 50 62 5 14 .957 5.09

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luis Garcia 70 81 149 15 17 .939 3.29
Don Nicholas 44 37 89 22 7 .851 2.86
Dick Young 21 26 32 4 3 .935 2.76 Stats for 2 teams
George Corona 20 11 37 11 4 .814 2.40

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Jennings 69 108 184 13 29 .957 4.23
Don Nicholas 28 53 90 19 16 .883 5.11
Dave Melton 27 29 45 5 6 .937 2.74
Doc Daugherty 20 33 58 8 15 .919 4.55
James Babcock 12 11 20 2 1 .939 2.58

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Angel Scull 141 377 18 15 4 .963 2.80
Jim Basso 106 191 9 5 0 .976 1.89 Stats for 2 teams
John Kropf 97 213 12 3 1 .987 2.32 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Cerin 56 101 5 6 1 .946 1.89 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Boyd 48 89 3 1 1 .989 1.92
Don Nicholas 40 100 2 2 0 .981 2.55
Fred Gerken 26 55 1 3 0 .949 2.15
Frank Campos 14 15 2 0 0 1.000 1.21
Bob Van Eman 11 20 0 3 0 .870 1.82

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Habenicht 45 7 28 3 3 .921 0.78
Frank Marino 42 10 29 2 2 .951 0.93
Hank Behrman 39 2 17 2 3 .905 0.49
Bill Powell 33 8 20 1 0 .966 0.85
Andy Tomasic 30 4 11 0 1 1.000 0.50
Dick Fowler 29 6 31 4 3 .902 1.28
Hal Hudson 28 4 19 1 3 .958 0.82
Gus Keriazakos 19 1 6 1 0 .875 0.37
Connie Johnson 15 5 12 2 0 .895 1.13
Clarence Beers 12 1 9 0 1 1.000 0.83
Tommy Byrne 12 1 11 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Babcock 28 R 5' 7.0" 175 May 8, 1925 Kenmore, NY, US
Jim Basso 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 5, 1919 Omaha, NE, US
Clarence Beers 34 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 9, 1918 El Dorado, KS, US
Hank Behrman 32 R R 5' 11.0" 174 Jun 27, 1921 Brooklyn, NY, US
Frank Biscan 33 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 13, 1920 Mount Olive, IL, US
Bob Boyd 33 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 1, 1919 Potts Camp, MS, US
Tommy Byrne 33 L L 6' 1.0" 182 Dec 31, 1919 Baltimore, MD, US
Frank Campos 29 L L 5' 11.0" 180 May 11, 1924 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Jack Cerin 28 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925
Lawrence Ciesielski 30 R 5' 10.0" 190 1923
George Corona 28 R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 6, 1925
Doc Daugherty 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 12, 1927 Paris, PA, US
Tom Del Sarto 21 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 14, 1932 San Francisco, CA, US
Jerry Fahr 28 R R 6' 5.0" 185 Dec 9, 1924 Marmaduke, AR, US
Dick Fowler 32 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Mar 30, 1921 Toronto, ON, CA
Luis Garcia 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 11, 1929 Carupano, Sucre, VE
Fred Gerken 31 S 6' 0.0" 185 1922
Donald Griffin 31 R 5' 11.0" 180 1922
Bob Habenicht 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 13, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Hal Hudson 26 L L 5' 10.0" 175 May 4, 1927 Grosse Pointe, MI, US
Bill Jennings 27 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 28, 1925 St. Louis, MO, US
Connie Johnson 30 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 27, 1922 Stone Mountain, GA, US
Gus Keriazakos 21 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Jul 28, 1931 West Orange, NJ, US
Al Kozar 31 R R 5' 9.0" 173 Jul 5, 1921 McKees Rocks, PA, US
John Kropf 26 R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 5, 1926
Frank Marino 32 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Jun 20, 1921 Chicago, IL, US
Dave Melton 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 3, 1928 Pampa, TX, US
Don Nicholas 22 L R 5' 7.0" 150 Oct 30, 1930 Phoenix, AZ, US
Tony Pacheco 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 9, 1927 Punta Brava, La Habana, CU
Vincent Plumbo 29 R 5' 8.0" 190 Aug 6, 1923 St. Paul, MN, US
Bill Powell 34 L R 6' 0.0" 195 May 8, 1919 Comer, GA, US
Angel Scull 24 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Oct 2, 1928 Central Mercedes, CU
Andy Tomasic 35 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 10, 1917 Hokendauqua, PA, US
Vito Valentinetti 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 16, 1928 West New York, NJ, US
Bob Van Eman 29 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 19, 1923 New Castle, PA, US
Bob Wellman 27 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 15, 1925 Norwood, OH, US
Ken Wild 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1926
Earl York 26 L 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 20, 1926 Dallas, TX, US
Dick Young 25 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 3, 1928 Seattle, WA, US

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