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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
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 Gordy Brunswick 28 35 75 65 6 8 1 1 1 8 1 10 22 .123 .240 .215 .455 14 3 0 0
2 K Chorlton 24 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
3 Claude Christie 26 52 157 145 17 41 9 0 1 17 0 6 11 .283 .320 .366 .686 53 10 2 4
4 Clifford Coggin 28 17 33 31 2 8 0 0 0 4 0 1 8 .258 .281 .258 .539 8 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
5 Merl Combs* 33 156 643 563 64 149 19 3 8 58 0 63 42 .265 .340 .352 .691 198 12 1 16
6 Jim Davis# 28 40 81 69 10 8 1 0 0 0 0 9 19 .116 .218 .130 .348 9 1 0 3
7 Art DelDuca 26 50 50 46 4 10 1 0 1 4 0 0 10 .217 .217 .304 .522 14 5 0 4
8 Bill Evans 34 41 108 102 7 11 0 0 0 6 0 2 22 .108 .125 .108 .233 11 3 0 4
9 Nanny Fernandez 34 63 102 93 6 21 1 0 0 7 0 7 15 .226 .280 .237 .517 22 2 0 2
10 Alex Garbowski 31 48 143 130 15 30 2 2 1 6 0 9 10 .231 .281 .300 .581 39 6 0 4
11 Gordon Goldsberry* 25 163 651 549 77 134 30 4 6 53 1 83 61 .244 .347 .346 .694 190 11 4 15
12 Cal Humphreys 19 3 4 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .750 1.000 3 0 0 0
13 Wally Judnich* 37 163 659 583 81 174 26 4 16 101 0 68 41 .298 .374 .439 .813 256 11 2 6
14 Vern Kindsfather 28 47 92 82 1 11 2 0 0 7 0 2 17 .134 .155 .159 .313 13 5 0 8
15 Tom Lovrich 23 51 49 46 5 8 1 0 0 0 2 2 12 .174 .208 .196 .404 9 3 0 1
16 Clarence Maddern 31 133 467 411 62 121 27 1 14 65 1 44 24 .294 .363 .467 .830 192 11 0 12
17 Lonnie Myers 21 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
18 Steve Nagy* 34 34 74 65 7 14 2 1 0 4 0 8 13 .215 .301 .277 .578 18 2 0 1
19 Ray Orteig 33 158 579 489 76 135 15 1 28 99 2 83 54 .276 .383 .483 .866 236 19 2 5
20 Robert Roberts 24 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 George Schmees* 28 125 447 412 66 115 27 6 7 56 5 29 45 .279 .328 .425 .753 175 3 1 5
22 Jim Suchecki 25 18 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 1
23 Leo Thomas 29 175 766 666 94 198 23 5 13 100 4 79 46 .297 .375 .405 .781 270 19 4 17
24 Jackie Tobin* 32 178 810 709 116 210 17 6 3 58 10 83 52 .296 .374 .350 .724 248 8 5 13
25 Al Widmar 28 46 109 93 7 14 0 0 2 10 0 11 27 .151 .240 .215 .455 20 3 0 5
26 Artie Wilson* 32 177 703 638 80 212 23 14 2 76 9 47 25 .332 .380 .422 .802 269 10 2 16
26 Players 30.8 180 6781 5975 804 1626 225 48 103 739 35 645 569 .272 .345 .378 .723 2256 24 137
* - 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 Clifford Coggin 28 4 4 .500 2.69 15 12 3 2 83.2 71 31 25 4 54 33 1 1 1 1.494 7.6 0.4 5.8 3.5 0.61 Stats for 2 teams
2 Jim Davis* 28 13 8 .619 3.02 40 18 16 3 217.1 211 82 73 12 64 68 2 1 2 1.265 8.7 0.5 2.7 2.8 1.06
3 Art DelDuca 26 10 16 .385 4.72 50 12 3 0 145.0 165 86 76 13 66 53 1 0 1 1.593 10.2 0.8 4.1 3.3 0.80
4 Bill Evans 34 16 13 .552 3.23 41 35 15 5 259.0 247 102 93 18 105 134 0 0 1 1.359 8.6 0.6 3.6 4.7 1.28
5 Cal Humphreys 19 1 0 1.000 3.46 3 1 1 0 13.0 14 7 5 0 7 2 1 0 0 1.615 9.7 0.0 4.8 1.4 0.29
6 Vern Kindsfather 28 16 16 .500 3.01 47 35 19 7 248.1 215 85 83 20 87 87 2 1 1 1.216 7.8 0.7 3.2 3.2 1.00
7 Tom Lovrich 23 8 4 .667 3.95 51 4 1 0 152.2 147 93 67 11 63 46 5 1 4 1.376 8.7 0.6 3.7 2.7 0.73
8 Lonnie Myers 21 0 1 .000 5.25 2 1 1 0 12.0 16 10 7 0 4 4 0 0 0 1.667 12.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
9 Steve Nagy* 34 13 8 .619 4.16 34 27 12 1 186.0 206 88 86 9 88 80 2 0 2 1.581 10.0 0.4 4.3 3.9 0.91
10 Carlos Pascual 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
11 Robert Roberts 24 0 1 .000 8.64 2 1 1 0 8.1 11 9 8 0 9 0 0 0 0 2.400 11.9 0.0 9.7 0.0 0.00
12 Jim Suchecki 25 1 1 .500 4.05 18 1 0 0 33.1 35 23 15 4 19 13 0 0 3 1.620 9.4 1.1 5.1 3.5 0.68
13 Dale Thomason 23 0 0 inf 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
14 Al Widmar 28 20 14 .588 3.70 46 36 19 4 272.1 283 121 112 20 108 83 5 1 2 1.436 9.4 0.7 3.6 2.7 0.77
15 Sam Zoldak* 34 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 2.2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
15 Players 28.6 98 82 .544 180 180 714
* - 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 Orteig 146 533 73 6 12 .990 4.15 7 17
Claude Christie 45 142 17 1 3 .994 3.53 3 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gordon Goldsberry 163 1434 102 10 132 .994 9.42
Wally Judnich 14 86 8 0 4 1.000 6.71
George Schmees 12 85 5 2 11 .978 7.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Artie Wilson 175 463 493 27 112 .973 5.46
Nanny Fernandez 8 17 27 4 5 .917 5.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leo Thomas 175 181 379 16 41 .972 3.20
Nanny Fernandez 6 5 7 0 1 1.000 2.00
Alex Garbowski 5 4 10 1 2 .933 2.80

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Merl Combs 154 285 425 39 74 .948 4.61
Alex Garbowski 33 51 91 11 16 .928 4.30

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jackie Tobin 177 518 9 4 1 .992 2.98
Wally Judnich 149 333 13 4 5 .989 2.32
Clarence Maddern 116 186 13 3 2 .985 1.72
George Schmees 107 201 11 7 3 .968 1.98
Gordy Brunswick 21 34 0 0 0 1.000 1.62
Nanny Fernandez 4 9 0 0 0 1.000 2.25

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Lovrich 51 15 27 1 2 .977 0.82
Art DelDuca 50 6 26 1 2 .970 0.64
Vern Kindsfather 47 10 50 1 4 .984 1.28
Al Widmar 46 21 58 1 2 .988 1.72
Bill Evans 41 13 34 2 0 .959 1.15
Jim Davis 40 10 31 2 1 .953 1.03
Steve Nagy 34 6 30 4 0 .900 1.06
Jim Suchecki 18 1 8 1 0 .900 0.50
Clifford Coggin 15 5 16 1 2 .955 1.40 Stats for 2 teams
Cal Humphreys 3 2 5 1 0 .875 2.33
Lonnie Myers 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50
Robert Roberts 2 1 1 1 0 .667 1.00
Sam Zoldak 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Carlos Pascual 1 0 2 0 1 1.000 2.00
Dale Thomason 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gordy Brunswick 28 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jan 12, 1925 Tacoma, WA, US
K Chorlton 24 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 26, 1928 Seattle, WA, US
Claude Christie 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 14, 1926 San Francisco, CA, US
Clifford Coggin 28 R R 6' 0.0" 199 Nov 3, 1924 Athens, Alaskan Terr, US
Merl Combs 33 L R 6' 0.0" 172 Dec 11, 1919 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Davis 28 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 15, 1924 Red Bluff, CA, US
Art DelDuca 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 2, 1927 Methuen, MA, US
Bill Evans 34 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 25, 1919 Quanah, TX, US
Nanny Fernandez 34 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 25, 1918 Wilmington, CA, US
Alex Garbowski 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 25, 1922 Yonkers, NY, US
Gordon Goldsberry 25 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 30, 1927 Sacramento, CA, US
Cal Humphreys 19 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 15, 1934 Seattle, WA, US
Wally Judnich 37 L L 6' 1.0" 205 Jan 24, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Vern Kindsfather 28 R R 5' 11.0" 176 Dec 12, 1924 Portland, OR, US
Tom Lovrich 23 R R 6' 5.0" 175 Mar 17, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Clarence Maddern 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 26, 1921 Lowell, AZ, US
Lonnie Myers 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 11, 1931 Everett, WA, US
Steve Nagy 34 L L 5' 9.0" 174 May 28, 1919 Franklin, NJ, US
Ray Orteig 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 20, 1919 Orchards, WA, US
Carlos Pascual 22 R R 5' 6.0" 165 Mar 13, 1931 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Robert Roberts 24 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Sep 30, 1928 Spokane, WA, US
George Schmees 28 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 6, 1924 Cincinnati, OH, US
Jim Suchecki 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 25, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Leo Thomas 29 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Jul 26, 1923 Turlock, CA, US
Dale Thomason 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 27, 1930 Ewav, WA, US
Jackie Tobin 32 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Jan 8, 1921 Oakland, CA, US
Al Widmar 28 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Mar 20, 1925 Cleveland, OH, US
Artie Wilson 32 L R 5' 10.0" 162 Oct 28, 1920 Jefferson County, AL, US
Sam Zoldak 34 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 8, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US

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