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1953 Aberdeen Pheasants

1953 > Class C > 1953 Northern League
Overall: 60-63
Scored 674 runs, Allowed 736 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-66

Affiliation: St. Louis Browns-AL
Manager: Barney Lutz
Represented: Aberdeen, SD
Ballpark: Municipal Ball Park (Aberdeen, SD)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Don Brown224917036531.212.29450Stats for 2 teams
2David Crocker*1913221100.045.0912
3Anthony Esposito1992319721433.226.317101
4Tito Francona*1912347415435106.325.479227
5Charles Gates2210135698920.275.312111
6Alvin Green2228397200.179.2319
7Bob Hale*191214731573068.332.471223
8Timothy Hastings*2112348113526115.281.412198
9Edward Isley*2113112000.182.1822
10Lawrence Kijak?--13526011.115.21211
11Roy Leafgren2288275811647.295.458126
12Barney Lutz*374310226511.255.35336
13Billy Moody225413926211.187.23733
14George Morris191214421061733.240.312138
15Louis Novak2427438200.186.23310
16Douglas Pohlman*1928449111.205.34115
17Nicholas Samela25124811102.229.37518
18Billy Strange251093691001964.271.388143
19Eugene Weglarz1931546100.111.1307
20Fred Williams#20416123520.377.52532
21Thomas Wozniak20408418320.214.29825
21 Players21.2123477640696741075196574360152621631.264.362.372.734151486
* - 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
1David Crocker1926.2509.71131063.07379684662.20610.40.69.4
2Alvin Green2259.3575.342812118.0163102708521.82212.40.64.0
3Louis Novak2447.3646.052216116.012894784931.9059.90.37.2
4Douglas Pohlman*1947.3644.382813115.013678568661.75710.60.65.2
5LaVerne Schneider2033.5003.128749.04820172171.3278.80.43.1
6Eugene Weglarz*19119.5504.163119160.017193749621.4569.60.53.5
7Fred Williams201110.5245.623119152.01741129511891.73010.30.75.3
8Thomas Wozniak20189.6673.384026224.02191088481161.4968.80.34.7
8 Players20.46063.488123123736
* - 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


Thomas Wozniak400.00
Eugene Weglarz310.00
Fred Williams310.00
Alvin Green280.00
Douglas Pohlman280.00
Louis Novak220.00
David Crocker130.00
LaVerne Schneider80.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Don Brown22R6' 1.0"185Aug 21, 1930Buffalo, NY, US
David Crocker19LR6' 3.0"180Nov 2, 1933Chelsea, MI, US
Francisco Espinosa18RR5' 9.0"1451935
Anthony Esposito19R5' 10.0"1791934
Tito Francona19LL5' 11.0"190Nov 4, 1933Aliquippa, PA, US
Charles Gates22R5' 8.0"1681931
Alvin Green22RR6' 1.0"1881931
Bob Hale19LL5' 10.0"195Nov 7, 1933Sarasota, FL, US
Timothy Hastings21L5' 11.0"1701932
Edward Isley21LR5' 6.0"1431932
Lawrence Kijak--Unknown
Roy Leafgren22R6' 1.0"190Aug 4, 1930Akron, OH, US
Barney Lutz37LR5' 10.0"175Aug 20, 1915
Eugene Lyles--Unknown
Billy Moody22R5' 11.0"175Jul 25, 1930Kansas City, MO, US
George Morris19R5' 9.0"1601934
Louis Novak24RR6' 0.0"1751929
Walt Novak--Unknown
Douglas Pohlman19LL6' 2.0"1901934
Nicholas Samela25R5' 11.0"1701928
LaVerne Schneider20LR6' 3.0"2001933
Robert Selecky23R5' 9.0"1571930
Billy Strange25R6' 0.0"1801928
Corydon Strawser24R6' 0.0"1741929
Eugene Weglarz19RL6' 2.0"1951934
Fred Williams20SR6' 3.0"1951933
Thomas Wozniak20RR6' 3.0"1801933

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