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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
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 William Beane* 21 25 32 5 1 0 0 .156 .188 6
2 Fred Biangardi 26 54 176 43 8 2 1 .244 .330 58
3 Joseph Burgess* 23 119 374 88 15 7 20 .235 .473 177
4 Lloyd Carden 28 33 25 2 0 0 0 .080 .080 2
5 Bill Cayavec 21 106 360 85 16 3 12 .236 .397 143
6 Robert Clark* 24 140 543 123 17 5 4 .227 .298 162
7 John Cook* 21 12 41 6 1 0 0 .146 .171 7
8 Jim Dunn 22 40 49 10 2 0 0 .204 .245 12
9 Gene Freese 19 5 14 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Dick Hall 22 7 21 2 0 0 0 .095 .095 2
11 Bob Honor 19 140 558 183 35 5 15 .328 .489 273
12 George Hott* 24 140 587 181 21 12 7 .308 .421 247
13 William Jacobs* 21 37 76 11 3 1 0 .145 .211 16
14 Jack McKeon 22 140 474 86 19 2 6 .181 .268 127
15 John McKeown# 24 20 53 9 3 1 1 .170 .321 17
16 Ed McLish 24 10 23 1 0 0 0 .043 .043 1
17 Joseph Perrotta* 21 28 63 10 1 0 0 .159 .175 11
18 Edward Santulli 28 15 22 5 0 0 0 .227 .227 5
19 Sonny Senerchia 22 36 141 41 4 2 4 .291 .433 61
20 Don Sides? 22 13 32 3 1 1 0 .094 .188 6
21 Donald Urquhart* 22 37 70 16 2 1 1 .229 .329 23
22 Stan Wentzel 36 122 415 101 18 4 12 .243 .393 163
23 Bill Wiltrout 24 123 419 106 19 2 5 .253 .344 144
23 Players 23.8 140 5405 4670 648 1131 189 48 88 580 122 654 861 .242 .335 .360 .695 1680 81
* - 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 William Beane 21 7 8 .467 3.86 25 14 119.0 122 61 51 14 61 1.538 9.2 1.1 4.6
2 Ron Blackburn 18 0 0 4.76 7 17.0 15 10 9 10 1.471 7.9 5.3
3 Lloyd Carden* 28 7 5 .583 3.29 33 0 82.0 74 34 30 2 43 1.427 8.1 0.2 4.7
4 Whammy Douglas 18 0 0 1 1.0
5 Jim Dunn 22 5 9 .357 4.59 37 15 147.0 158 88 75 6 80 1.619 9.7 0.4 4.9
6 William Jacobs* 21 14 11 .560 3.51 35 29 223.0 250 121 87 15 61 1.395 10.1 0.6 2.5
7 Ed McLish 24 4 4 .500 3.33 10 10 73.0 63 41 27 5 38 1.384 7.8 0.6 4.7
8 Joseph Perrotta* 21 14 6 .700 3.19 26 18 155.0 144 79 55 9 73 1.400 8.4 0.5 4.2
9 Edward Santulli 28 2 5 .286 4.79 15 8 62.0 67 42 33 6 40 1.726 9.7 0.9 5.8
10 Donald Urquhart 22 12 7 .632 2.96 22 21 167.0 141 71 55 15 70 1.263 7.6 0.8 3.8
11 Jim Waugh 19 6 3 .667 1.34 9 9 87.0 67 21 13 3 28 1.092 6.9 0.3 2.9
11 Players 22.4 75 65 .536 140 140 637
* - 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
Jack McKeon 139 836 82 21 .978 6.60

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Hott 119 1061 80 20 .983 9.59

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Cayavec 102 228 262 34 .935 4.80

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Wiltrout 95 91 170 29 .900 2.75
Sonny Senerchia 34 30 74 10 .912 3.06
Don Sides 10 6 13 1 .950 1.90

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Clark 140 275 407 36 .950 4.87

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Honor 140 252 21 14 .951 1.95
Stan Wentzel 112 246 11 12 .955 2.29
Joseph Burgess 111 182 5 9 .954 1.68
Fred Biangardi 29 54 0 1 .982 1.86
John McKeown 15 24 1 2 .926 1.67
John Cook 10 36 2 2 .950 3.80

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Dunn 37 0.00
William Jacobs 35 0.00
Lloyd Carden 33 0.00
Joseph Perrotta 26 0.00
William Beane 25 0.00
Donald Urquhart 22 0.00
Edward Santulli 15 0.00
Ed McLish 10 0.00
Jim Waugh 9 0.00
Ron Blackburn 7 0.00
Whammy Douglas 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
William Beane 21 L R 6' 0.0" 185 1932
Fred Biangardi 26 R 6' 0.0" 210 1927
Ron Blackburn 18 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 23, 1935 Mount Airy, NC, US
Joseph Burgess 23 L 6' 1.0" 194 Jun 11, 1930
Lloyd Carden 28 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 19, 1925 Manchester, TN, US
Bill Cayavec 21 R 5' 9.0" 175 1932
Robert Clark 24 L 5' 10.0" 175 1929
John Cook 21 L 6' 1.0" 175 1932
Whammy Douglas 18 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 17, 1935 Carrboro, NC, US
Jim Dunn 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 25, 1931 Valdosta, GA, US
Duane Eckert 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 19, 1930 Aberdeen, SD, US
Gene Freese 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 8, 1934 Wheeling, WV, US
Albert Gibb 23 L R 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Dick Hall 22 R R 6' 6.0" 200 Sep 27, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Honor 19 R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 19, 1934
George Hott 24 L 6' 3.0" 195 1929
William Jacobs 21 L L 6' 0.0" 178 1932
Thomas McGhee -- Unknown
Jack McKeon 22 R R 5' 8.0" 195 Nov 23, 1930 South Amboy, NJ, US
John McKeown 24 S 5' 9.0" 180 1929
Ed McLish 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 2, 1929 Lawton, OK, US
Art Murray 20 R L 6' 3.0" 210 May 14, 1933 Camden, NJ, US
Ron Necciai 21 R R 6' 5.0" 185 Jun 18, 1932 Gallatin, PA, US
Joseph Perrotta 21 L L 5' 11.0" 1932
John Platt -- Unknown
James Pomykala 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1929
Edward Santulli 28 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 21, 1925 Bronx, NY, US
Sonny Senerchia 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 6, 1931 Newark, NJ, US
Don Sides 22 Nov 5, 1930 Dora, AL, US
Thomas Smith 21 L L 6' 1.0" 165 1932
William Truitt 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1933
Donald Urquhart 22 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1931
Jim Waugh 19 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 25, 1933 Lancaster, OH, US
Stan Wentzel 36 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 13, 1917 Lorane, PA, US
Bill Wiltrout 24 R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 12, 1929 Bitner, PA, US

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