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1953 Little Rock Travelers

1953 > Class AA > 1953 Southern Association
Overall: 66-87
Scored 643 runs, Allowed 757 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-88

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Paul Campbell
Represented: Little Rock, AR
Ballpark: Ray Winder Field (Little Rock, AR)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ralph Atkins*2814653313310134.250.463247
2John Baumgartner223511836913.305.47556
3Frank Bolling2141153441003.288.41263
4George Bullard24103344801592.233.346119
5Jim Bunning21415516310.291.38221
6Paul Campbell*35404210210.238.33314
7Lawrence Ciesielski30318717400.195.24121
8Arthur Edmunds2322111000.091.0911
9Kenneth Fremming*2426163001.188.3756
10John Grice29307721200.273.29923
11Richard Hoeksema*24385712100.211.22813
12David Jaska291495561832541.329.394219
13Ivan Johannes*23640000.000.0000
14Milo Johnson*34338112000.148.14812
15Thaddeus Kapuscinski2529355000.143.1435
16Chick King221536071732759.285.390237
17Carl Linhart*2312548513321710.274.408198
18Edward Marchefsky*2841447000.159.1597
19Dutch McCall*32264813111.271.39619
20Maurice Mikesell2621477000.149.1497
21Mike Mordarski28130000.000.0000
22Edwin Oswald266115528401.181.22635Stats for 2 teams
23R.C. Otey301475331352111.253.302161
24Daniel Ryan285815332800.209.26140
25Jimmy Sady237518944717.233.39274
26Jack Schultz*248274.148
27Halbert Simpson*3514047512514213.263.383182
28Russ Sullivan*304910227423.265.43144
29Jim Warner297265101.192.3469
30Verne Williamson33366313000.206.20613
30 Players27.1154576450856431307186368958461598657.257.335.360.695183281
* - 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
1Jim Bunning21512.2944.563422158.0151988013661.3738.60.73.8
2Arthur Edmunds2324.3333.8622456.06335249271.60710.11.44.3
3Kenneth Fremming2425.2865.1224258.06440334351.7079.90.65.4
4William Furlong*230035.0411.0007.21.8
5Roger Higgins2632.600632.04131.37511.50.8
6Richard Hoeksema*241010.5004.253118144.015480684401.3479.60.22.5
7Ivan Johannes*23101.000614.010121.5716.47.7
8Milo Johnson341612.5713.823131224.02211059523621.2638.90.92.5
9Thaddeus Kapuscinski25412.2506.462914110.0145847911351.63611.90.92.9
10Ernest Lawrence2301.000516.022102.00012.45.6
11Edward Marchefsky?2868.4294.384111148.0172837216361.40510.51.02.2
12Dutch McCall*3259.3575.052617132.0127807415981.7058.71.06.7
13Donald Striegel*230012.0
14Ewell Utley2100inf10.010
15Verne Williamson331112.4784.033227210.020411094201001.4488.70.94.3
15 Players27.56687.431154154757
* - 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


Jimmy Sady682762310.9684.40
Edwin Oswald55243312.9934.98Stats for 2 teams
Daniel Ryan53190243.9864.04
Lawrence Ciesielski27124103.9784.96


Ralph Atkins14611896610.9928.60


R.C. Otey14534134911.9844.76


David Jaska12016229411.9763.80
John Baumgartner2834564.9573.21


George Bullard9317821938.9134.27
Frank Bolling29397312.9033.86
Maurice Mikesell1216264.9133.50


Chick King1533951613.9692.69
Halbert Simpson12824196.9771.95
Carl Linhart120209135.9781.85
Russ Sullivan264214.9151.65
John Grice234731.9802.17


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ralph Atkins28LL6' 2.0"180Mar 30, 1925Los Angeles, CA, US
John Baumgartner22RR6' 1.0"190May 29, 1931Birmingham, AL, US
Frank Bolling21RR6' 1.0"175Nov 16, 1931Mobile, AL, US
George Bullard24RR5' 9.0"165Oct 24, 1928Lynn, MA, US
Jim Bunning21RR6' 3.0"190Oct 23, 1931Southgate, KY, US
Paul Campbell35LL5' 10.0"185Sep 1, 1917Paw Creek, NC, US
Lawrence Ciesielski30R5' 10.0"1901923
Arthur Edmunds23RR6' 2.0"2101930
Kenneth Fremming24LR6' 2.0"220May 14, 1929
William Furlong23RL6' 0.0"180Dec 19, 1929
John Grice29R5' 11.0"180Mar 15, 1924
Roger Higgins26RR6' 1.0"205Mar 19, 1927
Richard Hoeksema24LL5' 9.0"1651929
David Jaska29R5' 10.0"170Feb 19, 1924Detroit, MI, US
Ivan Johannes23LL6' 2.0"1951930
Milo Johnson34LR6' 1.0"165Jun 22, 1919Manitowoc, WI, US
Thaddeus Kapuscinski25RR6' 1.0"195Jan 13, 1928
Chick King22RR6' 2.0"190Nov 10, 1930Paris, TN, US
Ernest Lawrence23RR6' 1.0"1901930
Carl Linhart23LR5' 11.0"184Dec 14, 1929Zborov, Olomouc, CZ
Edward Marchefsky28L5' 10.0"175Nov 21, 1924
Dutch McCall32LL6' 1.0"184Dec 27, 1920Columbia, TN, US
Maurice Mikesell26R5' 9.0"1601927
Mike Mordarski28R5' 10.0"190Jun 2, 1925
Edwin Oswald26RR6' 2.0"192Aug 3, 1926
R.C. Otey30R5' 9.0"160Mar 12, 1923AR, US
Daniel Ryan28R5' 10.0"1801925
Jimmy Sady23R6' 0.0"195Apr 29, 1930Sacramento, CA, US
Louie Schaufele23R6' 2.0"208Jan 14, 1930
Jack Schultz24L5' 11.0"1751929
Halbert Simpson35L5' 11.0"190Jan 19, 1918
Donald Striegel23LL5' 11.0"1831930
Russ Sullivan30LR6' 0.0"196Feb 19, 1923Fredericksburg, VA, US
Ewell Utley21RR6' 2.0"200Sep 28, 1931Paris, AR, US
Jim Warner29RR6' 0.0"200Sep 23, 1923San Diego, CA, US
Verne Williamson33RR5' 8.0"140Nov 23, 1919Mystic, IA, US

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