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1953 Hagerstown Braves

1953 > Class B > 1953 Piedmont League
Overall: 78-53
Scored 727 runs, Allowed 519 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-46

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Fred Dorman, Jimmy Zinn and Billy Jurges
Represented: Hagerstown, MD
Ballpark: n/a
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 Billy Barrett 25 119 418 109 25 9 5 .261 .400 167
2 Ralph Bernardini 24 17 46 8 2 0 0 .174 .217 10
3 Joe Blake* 26 114 394 117 26 7 5 .297 .437 172
4 Raymond Bortz 23 12 44 13 2 0 1 .295 .409 18
5 Cliff Collins 24 20 62 13 3 0 0 .210 .258 16 Stats for 2 teams
6 Jack Concannon 24 61 209 50 12 2 2 .239 .344 72
7 Donald Damiano 20 85 276 65 14 2 1 .236 .312 86
8 Wendell Davis* 22 49 189 47 8 3 1 .249 .339 64
9 James Fairchild 24 18 69 17 1 1 2 .246 .377 26
10 Cecil Fogleman? 26 12 49 9 0 1 0 .184 .224 11
11 Richard Guyton 27 80 296 88 11 2 1 .297 .358 106
12 Earl Hersh* 21 79 259 65 9 5 6 .251 .394 102
13 Arnold Hersom 28 28 94 22 6 1 0 .234 .319 30
14 Charles Higham* 24 11 16 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Thomas Horton 27 22 56 14 4 1 0 .250 .357 20
16 James Hull* 22 66 206 58 7 3 0 .282 .345 71 Stats for 2 teams
17 Ford Jordan* 25 31 93 22 3 0 1 .237 .301 28
18 Theodore Laguna 20 90 332 96 24 1 9 .289 .449 149
19 Jack Larson* 22 28 69 10 2 0 0 .145 .174 12
20 Edward Lenthe 24 27 57 11 3 0 1 .193 .298 17
21 William Loos* 25 29 103 30 6 2 2 .291 .447 46
22 Charley Miller 31 39 80 15 0 0 0 .188 .188 15
23 Jim Morelli* 25 30 101 19 1 1 0 .188 .218 22
24 Robert Myers* 23 88 322 83 18 8 5 .258 .410 132
25 Richard Notermann* 21 23 65 15 3 0 1 .231 .323 21
26 Vincent Pizzitola 21 13 48 11 2 3 0 .229 .396 19
27 Stan Slack 23 32 77 15 3 2 0 .195 .286 22
28 William Wilson 24 36 64 14 1 0 0 .219 .234 15
29 James Zinn* 28 120 485 122 20 9 1 .252 .336 163
29 Players 24.1 132 5186 4397 727 1107 211 60 44 631 79 721 598 .252 .357 .357 .714 1570 68
* - 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 Charles Higham* 24 1 2 .333 3.46 11 6 52.0 45 25 20 3 34 1.519 7.8 0.5 5.9
2 Thomas Horton 27 12 4 .750 2.11 21 18 141.0 105 48 33 1 84 1.340 6.7 0.1 5.4
3 Jack Larson 22 13 7 .650 3.30 26 23 180.0 152 77 66 7 118 1.500 7.6 0.4 5.9
4 Edward Lenthe 24 13 6 .684 3.78 26 18 143.0 146 73 60 9 77 1.559 9.2 0.6 4.8
5 Charley Miller 31 14 14 .500 2.67 39 22 226.0 219 85 67 9 71 1.283 8.7 0.4 2.8
6 Stan Slack 23 15 10 .600 2.99 31 24 205.0 179 93 68 12 76 1.244 7.9 0.5 3.3
7 William Wilson* 24 10 9 .526 4.05 33 20 171.0 155 96 77 10 115 1.579 8.2 0.5 6.1
7 Players 25.2 78 53 .595 132 132 519
* - 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
Theodore Laguna 87 341 50 9 .978 4.49
James Hull 60 261 37 13 .958 4.97 Stats for 2 teams
Arnold Hersom 27 95 8 3 .972 3.81
Ralph Bernardini 17 62 6 3 .958 4.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Myers 88 836 62 13 .986 10.20
Wendell Davis 44 431 24 4 .991 10.34

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Zinn 120 373 410 22 .973 6.53

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Blake 108 104 257 41 .898 3.34
Ford Jordan 16 13 36 3 .942 3.06

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Concannon 59 101 188 18 .941 4.90
Donald Damiano 56 87 163 24 .912 4.46
James Fairchild 18 32 55 7 .926 4.83

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Barrett 119 290 19 8 .975 2.60
Richard Guyton 77 145 9 6 .963 2.00
Earl Hersh 73 135 5 6 .959 1.92
Jim Morelli 30 56 1 2 .966 1.90
William Loos 28 56 0 3 .949 2.00
Richard Notermann 18 19 1 4 .833 1.11
Cliff Collins 17 18 1 0 1.000 1.12 Stats for 2 teams
Vincent Pizzitola 13 23 0 3 .885 1.77
Cecil Fogleman 12 39 0 1 .975 3.25

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charley Miller 39 0.00
William Wilson 33 0.00
Stan Slack 31 0.00
Jack Larson 26 0.00
Edward Lenthe 26 0.00
Thomas Horton 21 0.00
Charles Higham 11 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Billy Barrett 25 R 6' 1.0" 170 1928
Ralph Bernardini 24 R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 3, 1928 New Haven, CT, US
Joe Blake 26 L R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 22, 1926 Howe, OK, US
Raymond Bortz 23 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Oct 12, 1929 Quakertown, PA, US
Cliff Collins 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Dec 29, 1928 Hollywood, CA, US
Jack Concannon 24 R 5' 10.0" 160 1929
Donald Damiano 20 R 5' 11.0" 175 1933
Leslie Davis 21 R L 5' 9.0" 170 Nov 13, 1931 Stowe, VT, US
Wendell Davis 22 L 6' 1.0" 185 1931
James Fairchild 24 R 5' 10.0" 160 1929
Cecil Fogleman 26 Nov 15, 1926
Richard Guyton 27 R 5' 11.0" 170 1926
Earl Hersh 21 L L 6' 0.0" 205 May 21, 1932 Ebbvale, MD, US
Arnold Hersom 28 R 5' 11.0" 183 Mar 12, 1925 Groveton, NH, US
Charles Higham 24 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Sep 18, 1928 Woodbury, NJ, US
Thomas Horton 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1926
James Hull 22 L 6' 0.0" 180 1931
Ford Jordan 25 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 4, 1927 Raleigh, NC, US
George Kornack 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 25, 1930 Chelsea, MA, US
Theodore Laguna 20 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Sep 6, 1932 Newark, NJ, US
Jack Larson 22 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 2, 1931 Green Bay, WI, US
Edward Lenthe 24 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 10, 1928 Union City, NJ, US
William Loos 25 L 6' 3.0" 170 1928
Charley Miller 31 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 11, 1922 Keareysville, WV, US
Art Moore 30 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 20, 1923 Willard, OH, US
Jim Morelli 25 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 25, 1927 Charleston, SC, US
Robert Myers 23 L L 5' 10.0" 175 1930
Richard Notermann 21 L 5' 11.0" 185 1932
Sonny Palcek 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 28, 1929 Chicago Heights, IL, US
Vincent Pizzitola 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 17, 1932 Birmingham, AL, US
Stan Slack 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 2, 1930 Petrolia, ON, CA
Lynn Southworth 26 R R 5' 10.0" 195 1927
Richard VanOstrand -- Unknown
William Wilson 24 R L 5' 11.0" 180 1929
James Zinn 28 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 31, 1924 Kansas City, MO, US

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