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1953 Pueblo Dodgers

1953 > Class A > 1953 Western League
Overall: 78-77
Scored 795 runs, Allowed 797 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-78

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: George Pfister
Represented: Pueblo, CO
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 Walter Bryja 20 16 12 1 0 0 0 .083 .083 1
2 Raymond Cucchiarini 23 98 307 92 14 2 19 .300 .544 167
3 Lacey Curry 24 133 447 124 16 7 6 .277 .385 172
4 Jack Elkins* 27 29 94 29 2 1 3 .309 .447 42
5 Joe Frisina* 24 122 443 111 24 3 1 .251 .325 144
6 Jim Gentile* 19 156 537 145 25 4 34 .270 .521 280
7 Glen Gorbous* 22 156 607 204 29 10 11 .336 .471 286
8 Lowell Grosskopf 28 19 26 7 1 0 0 .269 .308 8
9 Danny Hayling 22 10 16 4 1 0 1 .250 .500 8
10 Robert Hoffman 23 32 49 3 0 0 0 .061 .061 3
11 Eugene Kern 23 31 55 5 2 1 0 .091 .164 9
12 Tom Kirk* 25 29 86 26 7 4 1 .302 .512 44
13 Thomas Lakos 30 20 39 4 0 0 0 .103 .103 4
14 Lou Landini 26 63 211 67 10 1 3 .318 .417 88
15 Earl McClellan 23 32 21 2 0 0 0 .095 .095 2
16 Ira Moxley 21 30 73 17 2 2 1 .233 .356 26
17 Nat Peeples 27 11 34 8 1 0 3 .235 .529 18
18 George Pfister 34 67 194 58 5 1 0 .299 .335 65
19 Kent Pflasterer 24 141 543 190 27 7 9 .350 .475 258
20 Norman Postolese 27 156 630 181 30 9 6 .287 .392 247
21 Ramon Rodriguez 26 16 44 10 1 0 0 .227 .250 11 Stats for 2 teams
22 Alfred Schroeder 25 121 450 103 17 1 2 .229 .284 128
23 Rene Solis 27 12 14 3 0 0 0 .214 .214 3
24 Karl Spooner 22 23 47 7 0 0 0 .149 .149 7
25 Melvin Waters 25 35 94 19 4 0 0 .202 .245 23
26 Maury Wills# 20 18 63 18 2 0 0 .286 .317 20
26 Players 24.2 156 5878 5188 795 1450 221 54 101 709 83 632 735 .279 .358 .401 .759 2082 58
* - 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 Lowell Grosskopf 28 4 3 .571 3.95 18 4 66.0 68 43 29 4 58 1.909 9.3 0.5 7.9
2 Robert Hoffman 23 9 10 .474 5.00 31 21 153.0 160 106 85 16 108 1.752 9.4 0.9 6.4
3 Eugene Kern 23 9 9 .500 5.18 28 20 139.0 159 97 80 11 70 1.647 10.3 0.7 4.5
4 Thomas Lakos 30 5 10 .333 3.91 20 13 115.0 116 68 50 5 66 1.583 9.1 0.4 5.2
5 Earl McClellan 23 2 2 .500 3.86 32 0 84.0 71 44 36 6 52 1.464 7.6 0.6 5.6
6 Glenn McMinn 20 1 1 .500 5.79 2 14.0 14 9 7 1.500 9.0 4.5
7 Ira Moxley 21 9 11 .450 4.06 26 23 162.0 164 96 73 11 108 1.679 9.1 0.6 6.0
8 Karl Spooner* 22 11 6 .647 2.53 21 20 153.0 97 58 43 7 115 1.386 5.7 0.4 6.8
9 Melvin Waters 25 18 12 .600 3.68 33 31 247.0 260 131 101 14 87 1.405 9.5 0.5 3.2
10 Red Witt 21 0 0 6.00 3 6.0 8 6 4 8 2.667 12.0 12.0
10 Players 23.9 78 77 .503 156 156 797
* - 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
Lou Landini 61 340 31 10 .974 6.08
George Pfister 61 343 31 10 .974 6.13
Jack Elkins 28 148 22 7 .960 6.07
Ramon Rodriguez 15 69 9 3 .963 5.20 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Gentile 154 1189 71 28 .978 8.18

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Frisina 78 189 170 12 .968 4.60
Maury Wills 31 91 81 5 .972 5.55

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kent Pflasterer 100 97 189 26 .917 2.86

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alfred Schroeder 69 119 177 33 .900 4.29
Lacey Curry 61 115 177 25 .921 4.79

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glen Gorbous 156 313 19 10 .971 2.13
Norman Postolese 156 425 22 8 .982 2.87
Raymond Cucchiarini 96 132 10 1 .993 1.48
Tom Kirk 24 44 1 2 .957 1.88

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Melvin Waters 33 0.00
Earl McClellan 32 0.00
Robert Hoffman 31 0.00
Eugene Kern 28 0.00
Ira Moxley 26 0.00
Karl Spooner 21 0.00
Thomas Lakos 20 0.00
Lowell Grosskopf 18 0.00
Red Witt 3 0.00
Glenn McMinn 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Walter Bryja 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1933
Raymond Cucchiarini 23 R 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 6, 1930 San Francisco, CA, US
Lacey Curry 24 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 8, 1928 Wichita Falls, TX, US
Jack Elkins 27 L 6' 1.0" 190 1926
Ed Fetzer 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 3, 1929 Shreveport, LA, US
Joe Frisina 24 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 26, 1928 Tidioute, PA, US
Jim Gentile 19 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 3, 1934 San Francisco, CA, US
Glen Gorbous 22 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 8, 1930 Drumheller, AB, CA
Lowell Grosskopf 28 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1925
Morris Hall 18 S 6' 3.0" 185 1935
Danny Hayling 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 5, 1930 Port Limon, CR
Robert Hoffman 23 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1930
Eugene Kern 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1930
Tom Kirk 25 L L 5' 10.0" 182 Sep 27, 1927 Philadelphia, PA, US
Thomas Lakos 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 22, 1923
Lou Landini 26 R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 24, 1927 IT
Earl McClellan 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1930
John McKinnon 23 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 6, 1930 Providence, RI, US
Glenn McMinn 20 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Mar 11, 1933 Chillicothe, TX, US
Ira Moxley 21 R R 6' 2.0" 205 1932
Nat Peeples 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 29, 1926 Memphis, TN, US
George Pfister 34 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 4, 1918 Bound Brook, NJ, US
Kent Pflasterer 24 R 5' 10.0" 180 1929
Norman Postolese 27 R 5' 11.0" 180 1926
Ramon Rodriguez 26 R R 6' 1.0" 210 1927
Alfred Schroeder 25 R 6' 3.0" 230 1928
Rene Solis 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 23, 1925 Victoria de las Tunas, Oriente, CU
Karl Spooner 22 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 23, 1931 Oriskany Falls, NY, US
Armando Suarez 21 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1932 MX
John Walker 24 L 5' 8.0" 165 1929
Melvin Waters 25 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1928
Maury Wills 20 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 2, 1932 Washington, DC, US
Red Witt 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 9, 1931 Long Beach, CA, US

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