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1953 Shreveport Sports

1953 > Class AA > 1953 Texas League
Overall: 79-75
Scored 675 runs, Allowed 657 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Mickey Livingston
Represented: Shreveport, LA
Ballpark: Spar Stadium (Shreveport, LA)
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 James Ackeret 28 156 632 546 73 153 23 2 8 63 9 2 77 53 .280 .375 .374 .749 204 6 3
2 John Andre* 30 50 51 47 5 5 0 1 0 4 0 0 4 10 .106 .176 .149 .325 7 0 0
3 Jack Conway 34 54 193 166 23 35 6 1 4 15 1 2 26 31 .211 .318 .331 .649 55 0 1
4 David Cyrus* 25 32 86 74 5 15 2 0 0 8 0 0 8 16 .203 .280 .230 .510 17 0 4
5 Chico Garcia 28 155 705 601 82 183 34 4 2 51 8 9 88 23 .304 .394 .384 .779 231 1 15
6 Ralph Hamner 36 30 34 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 .033 .094 .033 .127 1 0 2
7 Bud Heslet 33 150 614 543 79 146 30 0 41 100 0 4 68 95 .269 .350 .551 .901 299 0 3
8 J.W. Jones 23 128 438 388 42 104 18 1 5 47 1 3 41 17 .268 .341 .358 .699 139 2 7
9 John Jones* 26 130 460 401 56 100 16 8 2 37 9 9 48 31 .249 .331 .344 .675 138 1 10
10 Joe Koppe 22 126 509 402 65 78 10 0 3 30 9 9 95 71 .194 .349 .241 .591 97 1 11
11 Doyle Lade 32 34 88 71 8 12 2 0 1 5 0 0 13 20 .169 .298 .239 .537 17 0 4
12 Max Lanier 37 15 26 23 3 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .348 .375 .391 .766 9 0 2
13 Les Layton 31 141 579 507 69 118 18 1 22 69 6 5 66 64 .233 .322 .402 .725 204 1 5
14 Buddy Lively 28 21 32 26 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 7 .231 .333 .231 .564 6 0 2
15 Mickey Livingston 38 39 92 82 2 13 0 0 1 3 0 0 9 12 .159 .250 .195 .445 16 1 0
16 Fred Martin 38 36 46 42 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 .024 .047 .048 .094 2 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
17 Howard Martin 28 11 28 24 3 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 4 .292 .370 .333 .704 8 0 1
18 James Martin 23 37 124 110 12 21 2 0 4 13 0 2 13 24 .191 .276 .318 .595 35 0 1
19 Mel McGaha 26 114 406 372 63 97 16 1 10 66 4 1 29 28 .261 .318 .390 .707 145 2 3
20 Knowles Piercey* 29 37 30 23 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 10 .130 .286 .130 .416 3 0 2
21 Hugh Sooter 26 34 97 88 3 13 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 20 .148 .167 .170 .337 15 0 7
22 Joe Szekely 28 151 631 531 77 145 20 2 20 83 9 7 90 60 .273 .384 .431 .816 229 6 4
23 Bill Tremel 23 60 27 25 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .160 .192 .200 .392 5 0 1
23 Players 28.1 156 5899 5142 675 1287 207 21 123 611 60 59 690 637 .250 .342 .370 .713 1905 119 27 40
* - 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 Andre 30 6 5 .545 4.19 44 13 2 1 146.0 140 79 68 15 79 69 1 0 6 1.500 8.6 0.9 4.9 4.3 0.87
2 David Cyrus 25 13 11 .542 4.18 32 30 13 3 209.0 211 111 97 26 65 97 4 1 3 1.321 9.1 1.1 2.8 4.2 1.49
3 Ralph Hamner 36 4 10 .286 3.82 30 12 4 1 106.0 103 50 45 6 40 51 9 0 5 1.349 8.7 0.5 3.4 4.3 1.28
4 Doyle Lade 32 15 9 .625 3.75 34 31 14 4 211.0 187 100 88 17 82 90 2 0 4 1.275 8.0 0.7 3.5 3.8 1.10
5 Max Lanier* 37 4 3 .571 3.63 14 11 3 1 67.0 64 28 27 5 41 51 0 0 2 1.567 8.6 0.7 5.5 6.9 1.24
6 Buddy Lively 28 4 8 .333 3.79 20 13 5 0 95.0 89 47 40 14 40 37 1 1 0 1.358 8.4 1.3 3.8 3.5 0.93
7 Fred Martin 38 4 13 .235 4.03 36 13 4 2 134.0 125 73 60 18 41 59 0 0 2 1.239 8.4 1.2 2.8 4.0 1.44 Stats for 2 teams
8 Knowles Piercey* 29 7 4 .636 3.00 37 4 0 0 90.0 98 43 30 8 20 31 0 0 1 1.311 9.8 0.8 2.0 3.1 1.55
9 Hugh Sooter 26 15 15 .500 2.91 34 34 17 2 254.0 258 109 82 13 67 92 5 0 6 1.280 9.1 0.5 2.4 3.3 1.37
10 Bill Tremel 23 7 4 .636 3.80 60 1 0 0 116.0 120 54 49 9 55 31 1 0 0 1.509 9.3 0.7 4.3 2.4 0.56
10 Players 29.7 79 75 .513 3.59 156 156 96 60 13 1368.0 1337 657 546 121 506 576 28 2 26 1.347 8.8 0.8 3.3 3.8 1.14
* - 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
J.W. Jones 115 461 39 5 10 .990 4.35 3
James Martin 34 107 20 4 3 .969 3.74 0
Mickey Livingston 28 90 10 4 1 .962 3.57 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Jones 105 966 82 11 90 .990 9.98
Mel McGaha 56 512 33 4 59 .993 9.73

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Garcia 155 409 417 28 108 .967 5.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Ackeret 156 193 408 42 30 .935 3.85

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Koppe 122 55 406 57 89 .890 3.78
Jack Conway 40 70 125 11 25 .947 4.88

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Szekely 150 318 14 17 2 .951 2.21

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Les Layton 132 321 11 4 1 .988 2.52
Mel McGaha 21 19 1 2 1 .909 0.95

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Heslet 146 210 12 7 2 .969 1.52

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Tremel 60 0 19 1 1 .950 0.32
John Andre 44 3 26 1 1 .967 0.66
Knowles Piercey 37 5 14 2 2 .905 0.51
Fred Martin 36 10 21 2 1 .939 0.86 Stats for 2 teams
Doyle Lade 34 12 40 4 3 .929 1.53
Hugh Sooter 34 16 49 4 6 .942 1.91
David Cyrus 32 9 28 1 1 .974 1.16
Ralph Hamner 30 7 25 1 0 .970 1.07
Buddy Lively 20 6 14 0 0 1.000 1.00
Max Lanier 14 2 13 0 0 1.000 1.07

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Ackeret 28 R 6' 2.0" 195 1925
John Andre 30 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 3, 1923 Brockton, MA, US
Bill Chambers 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1925
Jack Conway 34 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 30, 1918 Bryan, TX, US
David Cyrus 25 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Jul 18, 1927
Nelson Daehn 23 L 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Chico Garcia 28 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Dec 24, 1924 Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Ralph Hamner 36 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Sep 12, 1916 Gibsland, LA, US
Bud Heslet 33 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Feb 27, 1920 Topeka, KS, US
J.W. Jones 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1930
John Jones 26 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1927
Joe Koppe 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 19, 1930 Detroit, MI, US
Doyle Lade 32 R R 5' 10.0" 183 Feb 17, 1921 Fairbury, NE, US
Max Lanier 37 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 18, 1915 Denton, NC, US
Les Layton 31 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 18, 1921 Nardin, OK, US
Buddy Lively 28 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 14, 1925 Birmingham, AL, US
Mickey Livingston 38 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 15, 1914 Newberry, SC, US
Fred Martin 38 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 27, 1915 Williams, OK, US
Howard Martin 28 R 6' 2.0" 178 1925 Wichita, KS, US
James Martin 23 R 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 16, 1929
Mel McGaha 26 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Sep 26, 1926 Bastrop, LA, US
William Parsons 20 L R 6' 1.0" 180 1933
Knowles Piercey 29 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 31, 1924 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Jesse Priest 23 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 18, 1929 Briggs, TX, US
Hugh Sooter 26 R R 5' 9.0" 174 May 30, 1927
Joe Szekely 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 2, 1925 Cleveland, OH, US
Bill Tremel 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 4, 1929 Lilly, PA, US
Claude White 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1929

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