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1953 Seattle Rainiers

1953 > Class Open > 1953 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 98-82
Scored 804 runs, Allowed 714 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 100-80

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bill Sweeney
Represented: Seattle, WA
Ballpark: Sick's Stadium (Seattle, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Gordy Brunswick2835756568111811022.
2K Chorlton24411100000000.
3Claude Christie26521571451741901170611.283.320.366.686531024
4Clifford Coggin28173331280004018. for 2 teams
5Merl Combs*331566435636414919385806342.265.340.352.69119812116
6Jim Davis#2840816910810000919.
7Art DelDuca2650504641010140010.217.217.304.52214504
8Bill Evans344110810271100060222.
9Nanny Fernandez34631029362110070715.
10Alex Garbowski3148143130153022160910.231.281.300.58139604
11Gordon Goldsberry*251636515497713430465318361.244.347.346.69419011415
12Cal Humphreys19344110101000.250.250.7501.0003000
13Wally Judnich*37163659583811742641610106841.298.374.439.8132561126
14Vern Kindsfather2847928211120070217.
15Tom Lovrich235149465810002212.
16Clarence Maddern3113346741162121271146514424.294.363.467.83019211012
17Lonnie Myers21243000000011.
18Steve Nagy*3434746571421040813.215.301.277.57818201
19Ray Orteig3315857948976135151289928354.276.383.483.8662361925
20Robert Roberts24233000000000.
21George Schmees*281254474126611527675652945.279.328.425.753175315
22Jim Suchecki251876010000001.
23Leo Thomas29175766666941982351310047946.297.375.405.78127019417
24Jackie Tobin*32178810709116210176358108352.296.374.350.7242488513
25Al Widmar2846109937140021001127.
26Artie Wilson*3217770363880212231427694725.332.380.422.80226910216
26 Players30.81806781597580416262254810373935645569.272.345.378.723225624137
* - 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
1Clifford Coggin2844.5002.6915123283.2713125454331111.4947. for 2 teams
2Jim Davis*28138.6193.024018163217.121182731264682121.2658.
3Art DelDuca261016.3854.72501230145.016586761366531011.59310.
4Bill Evans341613.5523.234135155259.024710293181051340011.3598.
5Cal Humphreys19101.0003.46311013.014750721001.6159.
6Vern Kindsfather281616.5003.014735197248.121585832087872111.2167.
7Tom Lovrich2384.6673.9551410152.214793671163465141.3768.
8Lonnie Myers2101.0005.25211012.0161070440001.66712.
9Steve Nagy*34138.6194.163427121186.02068886988802021.58110.
10Carlos Pascual22000.0010001.01100000001.0009.
11Robert Roberts2401.0008.6421108.111980900002.40011.
12Jim Suchecki2511.5004.051810033.1352315419130031.6209.
13Dale Thomason2300inf10000.01310100000.00
14Al Widmar282014.5883.704636194272.128312111220108835121.4369.
15Sam Zoldak*34000.0020002.22400000000.7506.
15 Players28.69882.544180180714
* - 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


Ray Orteig14653373612.9904.15717
Claude Christie451421713.9943.5334


Gordon Goldsberry163143410210132.9949.42
Wally Judnich14868041.0006.71
George Schmees12855211.9787.50


Artie Wilson17546349327112.9735.46
Nanny Fernandez8172745.9175.50


Leo Thomas1751813791641.9723.20
Nanny Fernandez657011.0002.00
Alex Garbowski541012.9332.80


Merl Combs1542854253974.9484.61
Alex Garbowski3351911116.9284.30


Jackie Tobin177518941.9922.98
Wally Judnich1493331345.9892.32
Clarence Maddern1161861332.9851.72
George Schmees1072011173.9681.98
Gordy Brunswick21340001.0001.62
Nanny Fernandez490001.0002.25


Tom Lovrich51152712.9770.82
Art DelDuca5062612.9700.64
Vern Kindsfather47105014.9841.28
Al Widmar46215812.9881.72
Bill Evans41133420.9591.15
Jim Davis40103121.9531.03
Steve Nagy3463040.9001.06
Jim Suchecki181810.9000.50
Clifford Coggin1551612.9551.40Stats for 2 teams
Cal Humphreys32510.8752.33
Lonnie Myers212001.0001.50
Robert Roberts21110.6671.00
Sam Zoldak201001.0000.50
Carlos Pascual102011.0002.00
Dale Thomason100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Gordy Brunswick28RR6' 2.0"205Jan 12, 1925Tacoma, WA, US
K Chorlton24RR6' 3.0"185Oct 26, 1928Seattle, WA, US
Claude Christie26RR6' 0.0"185Sep 14, 1926San Francisco, CA, US
Clifford Coggin28RR6' 0.0"199Nov 3, 1924Athens, Alaskan Terr, US
Merl Combs33LR6' 0.0"172Dec 11, 1919Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Davis28SL6' 0.0"180Sep 15, 1924Red Bluff, CA, US
Art DelDuca26RR6' 0.0"175Jun 2, 1927Methuen, MA, US
Bill Evans34RR6' 2.0"180Mar 25, 1919Quanah, TX, US
Nanny Fernandez34RR5' 9.0"170Oct 25, 1918Wilmington, CA, US
Alex Garbowski31RR6' 1.0"185Jun 25, 1922Yonkers, NY, US
Gordon Goldsberry25LL6' 0.0"170Aug 30, 1927Sacramento, CA, US
Cal Humphreys19RR6' 1.0"200Jan 15, 1934Seattle, WA, US
Wally Judnich37LL6' 1.0"205Jan 24, 1916San Francisco, CA, US
Vern Kindsfather28RR5' 11.0"176Dec 12, 1924Portland, OR, US
Tom Lovrich23RR6' 5.0"175Mar 17, 1930Los Angeles, CA, US
Clarence Maddern31RR6' 1.0"185Sep 26, 1921Lowell, AZ, US
Lonnie Myers21RR5' 11.0"180Oct 11, 1931Everett, WA, US
Steve Nagy34LL5' 9.0"174May 28, 1919Franklin, NJ, US
Ray Orteig33RR6' 0.0"185Dec 20, 1919Orchards, WA, US
Carlos Pascual22RR5' 6.0"165Mar 13, 1931La Habana, La Habana, CU
Robert Roberts24RR5' 9.0"175Sep 30, 1928Spokane, WA, US
George Schmees28LL6' 0.0"190Sep 6, 1924Cincinnati, OH, US
Jim Suchecki25RR6' 0.0"185Aug 25, 1927Chicago, IL, US
Leo Thomas29RR5' 11.0"178Jul 26, 1923Turlock, CA, US
Dale Thomason23RR6' 0.0"190May 27, 1930Ewav, WA, US
Jackie Tobin32LR6' 0.0"165Jan 8, 1921Oakland, CA, US
Al Widmar28RR6' 3.0"185Mar 20, 1925Cleveland, OH, US
Artie Wilson32LR5' 10.0"162Oct 28, 1920Jefferson County, AL, US
Sam Zoldak34LL5' 11.0"185Dec 8, 1918Brooklyn, NY, US

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