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1953 Burlington-Graham Pirates

1953 > Class B > 1953 Carolina League
Overall: 75-65
Scored 648 runs, Allowed 637 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-69

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Burlington, NC and Graham, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1William Beane*2125325100.156.1886
2Fred Biangardi265417643821.244.33058
3Joseph Burgess*231193748815720.235.473177
4Lloyd Carden2833252000.080.0802
5Bill Cayavec211063608516312.236.397143
6Robert Clark*241405431231754.227.298162
7John Cook*2112416100.146.1717
8Jim Dunn22404910200.204.24512
9Gene Freese195140000.000.0000
10Dick Hall227212000.095.0952
11Bob Honor1914055818335515.328.489273
12George Hott*2414058718121127.308.421247
13William Jacobs*21377611310.145.21116
14Jack McKeon22140474861926.181.268127
15John McKeown#2420539311.170.32117
16Ed McLish2410231000.043.0431
17Joseph Perrotta*21286310100.159.17511
18Edward Santulli2815225000.227.2275
19Sonny Senerchia223614141424.291.43361
20Don Sides?2213323110.094.1886
21Donald Urquhart*22377016211.229.32923
22Stan Wentzel3612241510118412.243.393163
23Bill Wiltrout241234191061925.253.344144
23 Players23.81405405467064811311894888580122654861.242.335.360.695168081
* - 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
1William Beane2178.4673.862514119.0122615114611.5389.21.14.6
2Ron Blackburn18004.76717.015109101.4717.95.3
3Lloyd Carden*2875.5833.2933082.07434302431.4278.10.24.7
4Whammy Douglas180011.0
5Jim Dunn2259.3574.593715147.015888756801.6199.70.44.9
6William Jacobs*211411.5603.513529223.02501218715611.39510.10.62.5
7Ed McLish2444.5003.33101073.06341275381.3847.80.64.7
8Joseph Perrotta*21146.7003.192618155.014479559731.4008.40.54.2
9Edward Santulli2825.2864.7915862.06742336401.7269.70.95.8
10Donald Urquhart22127.6322.962221167.0141715515701.2637.60.83.8
11Jim Waugh1963.6671.349987.06721133281.0926.90.32.9
11 Players22.47565.536140140637
* - 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


Jack McKeon1398368221.9786.60


George Hott11910618020.9839.59


Bill Cayavec10222826234.9354.80


Bill Wiltrout959117029.9002.75
Sonny Senerchia34307410.9123.06
Don Sides106131.9501.90


Robert Clark14027540736.9504.87


Bob Honor1402522114.9511.95
Stan Wentzel1122461112.9552.29
Joseph Burgess11118259.9541.68
Fred Biangardi295401.9821.86
John McKeown152412.9261.67
John Cook103622.9503.80


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
William Beane21LR6' 0.0"1851932
Fred Biangardi26R6' 0.0"2101927
Ron Blackburn18RR6' 0.0"160Apr 23, 1935Mount Airy, NC, US
Joseph Burgess23L6' 1.0"194Jun 11, 1930
Lloyd Carden28RL6' 3.0"195Jan 19, 1925Manchester, TN, US
Bill Cayavec21R5' 9.0"1751932
Robert Clark24L5' 10.0"1751929
John Cook21L6' 1.0"1751932
Whammy Douglas18RR6' 2.0"185Feb 17, 1935Carrboro, NC, US
Jim Dunn22RR6' 0.0"185Feb 25, 1931Valdosta, GA, US
Duane Eckert22RR6' 0.0"170Nov 19, 1930Aberdeen, SD, US
Gene Freese19RR5' 11.0"175Jan 8, 1934Wheeling, WV, US
Albert Gibb23LR5' 11.0"1801930
Dick Hall22RR6' 6.0"200Sep 27, 1930St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Honor19R5' 11.0"190Apr 19, 1934
George Hott24L6' 3.0"1951929
William Jacobs21LL6' 0.0"1781932
Thomas McGhee--Unknown
Jack McKeon22RR5' 8.0"195Nov 23, 1930South Amboy, NJ, US
John McKeown24S5' 9.0"1801929
Ed McLish24RR6' 2.0"190Jun 2, 1929Lawton, OK, US
Art Murray20RL6' 3.0"210May 14, 1933Camden, NJ, US
Ron Necciai21RR6' 5.0"185Jun 18, 1932Gallatin, PA, US
Joseph Perrotta21LL5' 11.0"1932
John Platt--Unknown
James Pomykala24RR5' 11.0"1651929
Edward Santulli28RR6' 1.0"175Apr 21, 1925Bronx, NY, US
Sonny Senerchia22RR6' 1.0"195Apr 6, 1931Newark, NJ, US
Don Sides22Nov 5, 1930Dora, AL, US
Thomas Smith21LL6' 1.0"1651932
William Truitt20RR6' 3.0"1901933
Donald Urquhart22LR6' 2.0"1851931
Jim Waugh19RR6' 3.0"185Nov 25, 1933Lancaster, OH, US
Stan Wentzel36RR6' 1.0"200Jan 13, 1917Lorane, PA, US
Bill Wiltrout24R5' 10.0"185Jan 12, 1929Bitner, PA, US

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