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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
1William Akins2745172471027.273.47782
2Quintin Basco?23135014000.280.28014
3Curtis Borrett?--5016440611.244.31151
4Edwin Bucz2860221641246.290.462102
5Donald Carline23289433411.351.44742
6Eddie Carnett*3663247842200.340.429106
7Bryan Conn?--3510728101.262.29932
8Larry Cummins226917534600.194.22940
9Drennon Daves?--13261000.038.0381
10Weldon Day24237718322.234.40331
11John Flowers?--3311735432.299.43651Stats for 3 teams
12George Forkerway?20173510100.286.31411
13Michael Gazella26399213210.141.18517
14Loba Gibson?--14255200.200.2807
15Conrado Gil?--3211733310.282.32538Stats for 2 teams
16Laurence Kelcher1921283001.107.2146Stats for 2 teams
17Hersh Martin#4364213661318.310.493105Stats for 2 teams
18William McPherson?--309114113.154.28626Stats for 2 teams
19Juan Mejido*27279831921.316.48047
20Jerry Morris*--258461640023.190.23820
21Arthur Neal?--3111327412.239.34539Stats for 2 teams
22Harold Niemeyer?--319323420.247.33331Stats for 2 teams
23Walt Novak?--16338100.242.2739
24Ike Palmer*2913854720156723.367.622340
25Lloyd Pearson*2948174461006.264.42574
26William Pitcher2415181000.056.0561
27William Plante2295392982046.250.367144
28John Singleton?221193000.333.3333
29Hershel Steele2414059116926513.286.413244
30Israel Ten255111718410.154.20524Stats for 2 teams
31John Webster?--62228521301.228.29868
32Larry White*2091361961348.266.391141
33Joseph Williams?--13193000.158.1583Stats for 2 teams
34Paul Zubak283413541913.304.45261
34 Players26.6140547148227871289256388466178586746.267.347.388.735187363
* - 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
1Eddie Carnett*3647.3644.071212104.0110584710341.3859.50.92.9
2Larry Cummins221318.4196.543728216.0280180157281051.78211.71.24.4
3John Flowers?--24.3339.5812957.187776110632.61613.71.69.9Stats for 3 teams
4Michael Gazella?26823.2585.303431244.128217514420991.55910.40.73.6
5Loba Gibson?--15.1677.3514567.18867558351.82711.81.14.7
6Laurence Kelcher1906.00011.6015745.07372584623.00014.60.812.4Stats for 2 teams
7Walt Novak?--26.2507.1714970.110875568261.90513.81.03.3
8Israel Ten?25517.2276.682920160.123715011926691.90913.31.53.9Stats for 2 teams
9Joseph Williams?--33.5008.0712854.29860497222.19516.11.23.6Stats for 2 teams
9 Players25.04397.307140140
* - 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


Larry Cummins370.00
Michael Gazella340.00
Israel Ten290.00Stats for 2 teams
Laurence Kelcher150.00Stats for 2 teams
Loba Gibson140.00
Walt Novak140.00
Joseph Williams120.00Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
William Akins27R6' 0.0"1951926
Quintin Basco23Apr 4, 1930Barberton, OH, US
George Bethany--Unknown
Curtis Borrett--Unknown
Edwin Bucz28R5' 10.0"1751925
Donald Burza--Unknown
Donald Carline23R5' 10.0"1801930
Eddie Carnett36LL6' 0.0"185Oct 21, 1916Springfield, MO, US
Bryan Conn--Unknown
Larry Cummins22RR6' 2.0"190Jul 9, 1930Willows, CA, US
Drennon Daves--Unknown
Weldon Day24R5' 10.0"1801929
Herbert Fleischer20LL6' 0.0"1781933
John Flowers--Unknown
George Forkerway20Sep 1, 1932
James Frederick--Unknown
Michael Gazella26R6' 2.0"1701927
Loba Gibson--Unknown
Conrado Gil--Unknown
Nelson Grant--Unknown
John Harrison--Unknown
Harold Hoffman26Aug 30, 1926
Laurence Kelcher19RR6' 5.0"1901934
William Lee--Unknown
Isaac Linden--Unknown
Miguel Marquez--Unknown
Hersh Martin43SR6' 2.0"190Sep 19, 1909Birmingham, AL, US
Arthur Matherson--Unknown
William McPherson--Unknown
Juan Mejido27L6' 2.0"1951926
Peter Meyers--Unknown
Maurice Mirman--Unknown
Marcus Morgan--Unknown
Jerry Morris--LRUnknown
Arthur Neal--Unknown
Harold Niemeyer--Unknown
Walt Novak--Unknown
Ronald Odekirk--Unknown
Ike Palmer29L6' 0.0"185Jun 11, 1924Greenbrier, AR, US
Rudy Palmer24Jan 17, 1929Greenbrier, AR, US
Lloyd Pearson29L5' 11.0"1851924
Stanley Pekor--Unknown
William Pitcher24RL6' 1.0"1651929
William Plante22R5' 7.0"1551931
Albert Richardson33LR5' 8.0"1651920
Manuel Rodriguez27RR6' 0.0"1651926
Joseph Ruiz--Unknown
Kenneth Sakewitz22R5' 11.0"1851931
Newt Secrest31RR6' 1.0"195Oct 12, 1921Hope, AR, US
John Singleton22Aug 22, 1930
Hershel Steele24R5' 10.0"1601929
Israel Ten25R5' 6.0"1541928
Duane Wahl19LR5' 11.0"1721934
Milton Wallendorf--Unknown
Henry Walters--Unknown
John Webster--Unknown
Larry White20LLJan 6, 1933
L. Wiley--Unknown
Joseph Williams--Unknown
Paul Zubak28R6' 0.0"1851925

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