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1953 Asheville Tourists

1953 > Class B > 1953 Tri-State League
Overall: 83-67
Scored 914 runs, Allowed 784 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-65

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Ray Hathaway
Represented: Asheville, NC
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 Eugene Castiglione 24 92 332 81 8 1 0 .244 .274 91
2 Hardy Cofer* 22 26 88 28 3 1 6 .318 .580 51
3 Richie Colombo 24 24 32 9 1 0 0 .281 .313 10
4 Donald Currie* 22 83 269 62 6 0 7 .230 .331 89
5 Ronald Dacko 22 12 34 9 2 1 0 .265 .382 13
6 Eduardo DeHogues 29 75 263 63 11 4 1 .240 .323 85 Stats for 2 teams
7 Rudolph Dillard 23 14 12 1 0 0 0 .083 .083 1
8 Maurice Galand 23 40 153 41 6 1 1 .268 .340 52
9 John Gilbert* 23 13 12 3 0 0 0 .250 .250 3
10 William Gill 26 12 17 7 0 0 0 .412 .412 7
11 Ray Hathaway 36 10 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
12 Stan Jarvis* 20 51 73 15 4 1 0 .205 .288 21
13 Frank Jeffers 22 101 364 115 25 5 5 .316 .453 165
14 Tom Jones? 22 39 60 16 1 2 0 .267 .350 21
15 Hank Justice* 20 72 209 51 10 1 3 .244 .344 72
16 Daniel Keith* 27 58 231 97 19 9 3 .420 .619 143
17 Fred Kipp* 21 28 67 23 4 3 2 .343 .582 39
18 Don Lewis 24 105 401 121 19 4 3 .302 .392 157
19 Bob Loddeke 25 18 10 2 1 0 0 .200 .300 3
20 Owen Maguire 25 17 22 4 0 0 0 .182 .182 4
21 Frank Marinkovich* 24 36 157 45 3 2 5 .287 .427 67
22 Joseph May 28 19 40 5 2 1 0 .125 .225 9
23 Thomas McMullen* 25 25 45 9 4 0 0 .200 .289 13
24 Robert Neagle 26 107 366 98 17 0 4 .268 .347 127 Stats for 2 teams
25 Julio Ondani 24 48 182 48 16 3 4 .264 .451 82
26 Sam Palamara 25 25 106 40 4 1 0 .377 .434 46
27 William Palumbo 24 15 50 13 2 0 0 .260 .300 15
28 Joe Pignatano 23 121 433 137 24 13 6 .316 .473 205
29 Lynn Rogers 26 15 22 5 2 0 0 .227 .318 7
30 Harry Shifflett 22 103 401 106 23 11 8 .264 .436 175
31 Harold Shuster 23 18 44 12 1 1 0 .273 .341 15 Stats for 2 teams
32 Jasper Spears 23 112 452 128 26 12 3 .283 .414 187
33 Emil Syngel 22 33 137 46 3 2 4 .336 .474 65
34 Donald Thomas 24 141 523 132 19 7 1 .252 .321 168
35 Robert Wegner* 24 18 46 10 2 2 0 .217 .348 16
35 Players 23.7 150 5722 4952 914 1443 248 84 61 785 152 699 739 .291 .379 .412 .791 2042 71
* - 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 Richie Colombo 24 2 1 .667 6.50 18 0 45.2 51 38 33 3 20 1.555 10.1 0.6 3.9
2 John Gilbert* 23 2 2 .500 5.26 13 5 49.2 56 38 29 2 22 1.570 10.1 0.4 4.0
3 Stan Jarvis* 20 15 11 .577 3.15 44 24 203.0 189 95 71 6 117 1.507 8.4 0.3 5.2
4 Tom Jones? 22 8 7 .533 5.21 36 17 145.0 174 108 84 11 79 1.745 10.8 0.7 4.9
5 Fred Kipp* 21 15 5 .750 2.24 22 20 165.0 122 54 41 7 55 1.073 6.7 0.4 3.0
6 Owen Maguire 25 3 6 .333 4.11 17 9 70.0 67 47 32 4 64 1.871 8.6 0.5 8.2
7 Joseph May 28 8 6 .571 3.27 19 16 124.0 119 58 45 6 43 1.306 8.6 0.4 3.1
8 Thomas McMullen 25 8 6 .571 4.67 24 14 115.2 120 71 60 3 65 1.599 9.3 0.2 5.1
9 Lynn Rogers 26 4 4 .500 4.26 13 8 69.2 68 43 33 2 56 1.780 8.8 0.3 7.2
10 Bud Shaney 53 0 0 5.40 1 5.0 9 3 3 0 1.800 16.2 0.0
11 Robert Wegner* 24 11 4 .733 2.93 18 16 132.0 116 56 43 4 47 1.235 7.9 0.3 3.2
11 Players 23.3 83 67 .553 150 150 784
* - 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
Joe Pignatano 93 532 59 22 .964 6.35
Hank Justice 62 281 40 11 .967 5.18
Ronald Dacko 10 49 7 3 .949 5.60
William Gill 10 24 4 3 .903 2.80

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Currie 83 715 54 17 .978 9.27
Daniel Keith 58 530 39 17 .971 9.81

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eugene Castiglione 74 215 202 17 .961 5.64
Donald Thomas 62 166 200 14 .963 5.90
William Palumbo 14 39 55 3 .969 6.71

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Neagle 89 79 122 19 .914 2.26 Stats for 2 teams
Julio Ondani 48 39 116 9 .945 3.23
Emil Syngel 29 43 61 15 .874 3.59

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jasper Spears 102 182 291 34 .933 4.64

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Jeffers 101 176 12 7 .964 1.86
Don Lewis 101 266 13 14 .952 2.76
Harry Shifflett 92 150 10 14 .920 1.74
Eduardo DeHogues 71 209 7 5 .977 3.04 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Marinkovich 28 68 5 10 .880 2.61
Sam Palamara 25 55 3 3 .951 2.32
Maurice Galand 24 37 4 6 .872 1.71
Hardy Cofer 23 40 0 1 .976 1.74
Harold Shuster 12 13 3 0 1.000 1.33 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Jarvis 44 0.00
Tom Jones 36 0.00
Thomas McMullen 24 0.00
Fred Kipp 22 0.00
Joseph May 19 0.00
Richie Colombo 18 0.00
Robert Wegner 18 0.00
Owen Maguire 17 0.00
John Gilbert 13 0.00
Lynn Rogers 13 0.00
Bud Shaney 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Eugene Castiglione 24 R 5' 10.0" 168 1929
Jack Champlin 26 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Dec 18, 1926 Newburgh, NY, US
Hardy Cofer 22 L 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Richie Colombo 24 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Feb 10, 1929 Brockton, MA, US
Ken Cox 24 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 17, 1928 Ollie, KY, US
Donald Currie 22 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 5, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ronald Dacko 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 16, 1931 Boston, MA, US
Eduardo DeHogues 29 R 5' 11.0" 170 1924
Rudolph Dillard 23 R R 5' 10.0" 173 1930
Ed Fetzer 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 3, 1929 Shreveport, LA, US
Bill Forst 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1928
Maurice Galand 23 R R 5' 10.0" 163 1930
John Gilbert 23 L L 6' 2.0" 170 1930
William Gill 26 R 6' 1.0" 165 1927
Anibal Gurri 19 R 6' 1.0" 195 1934
Ray Hathaway 36 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 13, 1916 Greenville, OH, US
Stan Jarvis 20 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Jan 10, 1933 Orland, CA, US
Frank Jeffers 22 R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
Tom Jones 22 Nov 20, 1930
Hank Justice 20 L R 5' 10.0" 187 Aug 31, 1932 DuQuoin, IL, US
Daniel Keith 27 L 6' 3.0" 180 1926
Fred Kipp 21 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Oct 1, 1931 Piqua, KS, US
Don Lewis 24 R 5' 11.0" 155 Jun 6, 1929 Saginaw, MI, US
Bob Loddeke 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 28, 1927
Owen Maguire 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 22, 1928 San Francisco, CA, US
Frank Marinkovich 24 L 5' 9.0" 170 1929
Joseph May 28 R R 5' 11.0" 174 1925
Chick McCombie 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 28, 1928 Elmira, PA, US
Thomas McMullen 25 L R 6' 0.0" 160 1928
Robert Neagle 26 R 5' 10.0" 170 1927
Julio Ondani 24 R 5' 11.0" 180 1929 Boonton, NJ, US
Sam Palamara 25 R 6' 0.0" 180 1928
William Palumbo 24 R 5' 5.0" 150 1929
Joe Pignatano 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 4, 1929 Brooklyn, NY, US
Paul Pryor 25 6' 2.0" 220 Jul 10, 1927 Woonsocket, RI, US
Silas Ramsey 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 2, 1932 Auburndale, NY, US
Lynn Rogers 26 R R 5' 7.0" 160 1927
Bud Shaney 53 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 10, 1900 New Albany, IN, US
Harry Shifflett 22 R 6' 0.0" 180 1931
Harold Shuster 23 R 5' 7.0" 185 1930
Jasper Spears 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 12, 1930 Cheraw, SC, US
Emil Syngel 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
Donald Thomas 24 R 5' 11.0" 180 1929
Robert Urda 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1931
Jack Weeks 22 R L 6' 1.0" 170 1931
Robert Wegner 24 L L 6' 7.0" 230 1929
David Williams 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 16, 1929 Long Beach, CA, US

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