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1953 Quincy Gems

1953 > Class B > 1953 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 70-58
Scored 735 runs, Allowed 658 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-58

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Vern Hoscheit
Represented: Quincy, IL
Ballpark: Q-Stadium (Quincy, IL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ivan Abromowitz23205413302.241.40722
2James Arend2416398100.205.2319
3Ted Atkinson245517448622.276.36864
4Edward Barbarito2512850516233729.321.586296
5David Benedict*2329278100.296.3339
6William Bethel2310202000.100.1002
7Sam Chetta19196012200.200.23314
8Thomas Flack2010163000.188.1883
9Gene Frye22258517301.200.27123
10Peter Gentile2310138210217111.267.403154
11Thomas Gott*233613027410.208.25433
12Norris Graves22306817400.250.30921
13Richard Hearn2112343010524218.244.435187
14Woodie Held2110237611920419.316.543204
15Dale Hittle2326538100.151.1709
16Vern Hoscheit3181185591301.319.40575
17Jerry Kudajeski*1912749714829614.298.465231
18Don Leppert*2263266771013.289.36898
19Dale Maycock2533577100.123.1408
20Keith Speck24277511200.147.17313
21George Stein2449379200.243.29711
22Marv Throneberry*1912449714223730.286.541269
23Len Weisner23225116202.314.47124
24John Wyatt2195300661032.220.29388
24 Players22.21285167442473511932103413465467655716.270.364.423.787187388
* - 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
1Ivan Abromowitz23118.5793.731916140.014587586641.4939.30.44.1
2David Benedict*2344.5004.7927877.06856415681.7667.90.67.9
3William Bethel2352.7142.559753.04322153191.1707.30.53.2
4Norris Graves22118.5793.592422173.01781006912611.3829.30.63.2
5Dale Hittle2376.5384.142521150.0145826913851.5338.70.85.1
6Dale Maycock2598.5293.633020161.0150946520951.5228.41.15.3
7Keith Speck241310.5654.042727205.018410792211311.5378.10.95.8
8George Stein2499.5004.12493129.012686594831.6208.80.35.8
8 Players23.57058.547128128658
* - 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


Ted Atkinson513043111.9686.57
Vern Hoscheit51274376.9816.10
Gene Frye211081001.0005.62
Sam Chetta19111221.9937.00


Jerry Kudajeski11511134821.98210.10


Don Leppert6317015813.9625.21
John Wyatt611481688.9755.18


Edward Barbarito12810426828.9302.91


Woodie Held9919130749.9105.03


Richard Hearn120170912.9371.49
Marv Throneberry1101461510.9421.46
Peter Gentile99196915.9322.07
Thomas Gott275954.9412.37
Len Weisner132201.9571.69


George Stein490.00
Dale Maycock300.00
David Benedict270.00
Keith Speck270.00
Dale Hittle250.00
Norris Graves240.00
Ivan Abromowitz190.00
William Bethel90.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ivan Abromowitz23RR6' 0.0"1901930
James Anderson23LL5' 8.0"1701930
James Arend24R5' 7.0"1401929
Ted Atkinson24R6' 0.0"1751929
Edward Barbarito25R5' 8.0"1801928
Paul Battavio23R5' 10.0"1651930
David Benedict23LL6' 3.0"2001930
John Bethel20RR6' 0.0"1951933
William Bethel23RR6' 3.0"187Apr 29, 1930Corpus Christi, TX, US
Robert Brock24R5' 11.0"1851929
Sam Chetta19RR5' 11.0"2051934
Thomas Flack20R6' 0.0"1751933
Gene Frye22R5' 11.0"195Jan 4, 1931Hickory, NC, US
Peter Gentile23R6' 1.0"1911930
Thomas Gott23L5' 11.0"1801930
Norris Graves22RR6' 1.0"1851931
Richard Hearn21R6' 3.0"1901932
Rodney Heath--Unknown
Woodie Held21RR5' 10.0"167Mar 25, 1932Sacramento, CA, US
Dale Hittle23RR6' 2.0"1801930
Vern Hoscheit31R5' 9.0"190Apr 1, 1922Brunswick, NE, US
Jerry Kudajeski19L6' 1.0"2051934
Don Leppert22LR5' 8.0"175Nov 20, 1930Memphis, TN, US
Vincent Lupica21RR6' 3.0"2101932
Dale Maycock25RR5' 10.0"1751928
Keith Speck24RR6' 3.0"190Sep 11, 1928Perry, IA, US
George Stein24RR6' 2.0"1751929
Marv Throneberry19LL6' 1.0"190Sep 2, 1933Collierville, TN, US
Len Weisner23R6' 0.0"1681930
John Wyatt21RR5' 11.0"150Oct 30, 1931East St. Louis, IL, US

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