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1953 Abilene Blue Sox

1953 > Class C > 1953 West Texas-New Mexico League
Overall: 43-97

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Ike Palmer and Hersh Martin
Represented: Abilene, TX
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 Akins 27 45 172 47 10 2 7 .273 .477 82
2 Quentin Basco? -- 13 50 14 0 0 0 .280 .280 14
3 Curtis Borrett? -- 50 164 40 6 1 1 .244 .311 51
4 Edwin Bucz 28 60 221 64 12 4 6 .290 .462 102
5 Donald Carline 23 28 94 33 4 1 1 .351 .447 42
6 Eddie Carnett* 36 63 247 84 22 0 0 .340 .429 106
7 Bryan Conn? -- 35 107 28 1 0 1 .262 .299 32
8 Larry Cummins 22 69 175 34 6 0 0 .194 .229 40
9 Drennon Daves? -- 13 26 1 0 0 0 .038 .038 1
10 Weldon Day 24 23 77 18 3 2 2 .234 .403 31
11 John Flowers? -- 33 117 35 4 3 2 .299 .436 51 Stats for 3 teams
12 George Forkerway? 20 17 35 10 1 0 0 .286 .314 11
13 Michael Gazella 26 39 92 13 2 1 0 .141 .185 17
14 Loba Gibson? -- 14 25 5 2 0 0 .200 .280 7
15 Conrado Gil? -- 32 117 33 3 1 0 .282 .325 38 Stats for 2 teams
16 Laurence Kelcher 19 21 28 3 0 0 1 .107 .214 6 Stats for 2 teams
17 Hersh Martin# 43 64 213 66 13 1 8 .310 .493 105 Stats for 2 teams
18 William McPherson? -- 30 91 14 1 1 3 .154 .286 26 Stats for 2 teams
19 Juan Mejido* 27 27 98 31 9 2 1 .316 .480 47
20 Jerry Morris* -- 25 84 6 16 4 0 0 2 3 .190 .238 20
21 Arthur Neal? -- 31 113 27 4 1 2 .239 .345 39 Stats for 2 teams
22 Harold Niemeyer? -- 31 93 23 4 2 0 .247 .333 31 Stats for 2 teams
23 Walt Novak? -- 16 33 8 1 0 0 .242 .273 9
24 Ike Palmer* 29 138 547 201 56 7 23 .367 .622 340
25 Lloyd Pearson* 29 48 174 46 10 0 6 .264 .425 74
26 William Pitcher 24 15 18 1 0 0 0 .056 .056 1
27 William Plante 22 95 392 98 20 4 6 .250 .367 144
28 John Singleton? 22 11 9 3 0 0 0 .333 .333 3
29 Hershel Steele 24 140 591 169 26 5 13 .286 .413 244
30 Israel Ten 25 51 117 18 4 1 0 .154 .205 24 Stats for 2 teams
31 John Webster? -- 62 228 52 13 0 1 .228 .298 68
32 Larry White* 20 91 361 96 13 4 8 .266 .391 141
33 Joseph Williams? -- 13 19 3 0 0 0 .158 .158 3 Stats for 2 teams
34 Paul Zubak 28 34 135 41 9 1 3 .304 .452 61
34 Players 26.6 140 5471 4822 787 1289 256 38 84 661 78 586 746 .267 .347 .388 .735 1873 63
* - 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 Eddie Carnett* 36 4 7 .364 4.07 12 12 104.0 110 58 47 10 34 1.385 9.5 0.9 2.9
2 Larry Cummins 22 13 18 .419 6.54 37 28 216.0 280 180 157 28 105 1.782 11.7 1.2 4.4
3 John Flowers? -- 2 4 .333 9.58 12 9 57.1 87 77 61 10 63 2.616 13.7 1.6 9.9 Stats for 3 teams
4 Michael Gazella? 26 8 23 .258 5.30 34 31 244.1 282 175 144 20 99 1.559 10.4 0.7 3.6
5 Loba Gibson? -- 1 5 .167 7.35 14 5 67.1 88 67 55 8 35 1.827 11.8 1.1 4.7
6 Laurence Kelcher 19 0 6 .000 11.60 15 7 45.0 73 72 58 4 62 3.000 14.6 0.8 12.4 Stats for 2 teams
7 Walt Novak? -- 2 6 .250 7.17 14 9 70.1 108 75 56 8 26 1.905 13.8 1.0 3.3
8 Israel Ten? 25 5 17 .227 6.68 29 20 160.1 237 150 119 26 69 1.909 13.3 1.5 3.9 Stats for 2 teams
9 Joseph Williams? -- 3 3 .500 8.07 12 8 54.2 98 60 49 7 22 2.195 16.1 1.2 3.6 Stats for 2 teams
9 Players 25.0 43 97 .307 140 140
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Cummins 37 0.00
Michael Gazella 34 0.00
Israel Ten 29 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Laurence Kelcher 15 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Loba Gibson 14 0.00
Walt Novak 14 0.00
Joseph Williams 12 0.00 Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
William Akins 27 R 6' 0.0" 195 1926
Quentin Basco -- Unknown
George Bethany -- Unknown
Curtis Borrett -- Unknown
Edwin Bucz 28 R 5' 10.0" 175 1925
Donald Burza -- Unknown
Donald Carline 23 R 5' 10.0" 180 1930
Eddie Carnett 36 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 21, 1916 Springfield, MO, US
Bryan Conn -- Unknown
Larry Cummins 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 9, 1930 Willows, CA, US
Drennon Daves -- Unknown
Weldon Day 24 R 5' 10.0" 180 1929
Herbert Fleischer 20 L L 6' 0.0" 178 1933
John Flowers -- Unknown
George Forkerway 20 Sep 1, 1932
James Frederick -- Unknown
Michael Gazella 26 R 6' 2.0" 170 1927
Loba Gibson -- Unknown
Conrado Gil -- Unknown
Nelson Grant -- Unknown
John Harrison -- Unknown
Harold Hoffman 26 Aug 30, 1926
Laurence Kelcher 19 R R 6' 5.0" 190 1934
William Lee -- Unknown
Isaac Linden -- Unknown
Miguel Marquez -- Unknown
Hersh Martin 43 S R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 19, 1909 Birmingham, AL, US
Arthur Matherson -- Unknown
William McPherson -- Unknown
Juan Mejido 27 L 6' 2.0" 195 1926
Peter Meyers -- Unknown
Maurice Mirman -- Unknown
Marcus Morgan -- Unknown
Jerry Morris -- L R Unknown
Arthur Neal -- Unknown
Harold Niemeyer -- Unknown
Walt Novak -- Unknown
Ronald Odekirk -- Unknown
Ike Palmer 29 L 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 11, 1924 Greenbrier, AR, US
Rudy Palmer -- Unknown
Lloyd Pearson 29 L 5' 11.0" 185 1924
Stanley Pekor -- Unknown
William Pitcher 24 R L 6' 1.0" 165 1929
William Plante 22 R 5' 7.0" 155 1931
Albert Richardson 33 L R 5' 8.0" 165 1920
Manuel Rodriguez 27 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1926
Joseph Ruiz -- Unknown
Kenneth Sakewitz 22 R 5' 11.0" 185 1931
Newt Secrest 31 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 12, 1921 Hope, AR, US
John Singleton 22 Aug 22, 1930
Hershel Steele 24 R 5' 10.0" 160 1929
Israel Ten 25 R 5' 6.0" 154 1928
Duane Wahl 19 L R 5' 11.0" 172 1934
Milton Wallendorf -- Unknown
Henry Walters -- Unknown
John Webster -- Unknown
Larry White 20 L L Jan 6, 1933
L. Wiley -- Unknown
Joseph Williams -- Unknown
Paul Zubak 28 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925

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