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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
Rk 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 Ivan Abromowitz 23 20 54 13 3 0 2 .241 .407 22
2 James Arend 24 16 39 8 1 0 0 .205 .231 9
3 Ted Atkinson 24 55 174 48 6 2 2 .276 .368 64
4 Edward Barbarito 25 128 505 162 33 7 29 .321 .586 296
5 David Benedict* 23 29 27 8 1 0 0 .296 .333 9
6 William Bethel 23 10 20 2 0 0 0 .100 .100 2
7 Sam Chetta 19 19 60 12 2 0 0 .200 .233 14
8 Thomas Flack 20 10 16 3 0 0 0 .188 .188 3
9 Gene Frye 22 25 85 17 3 0 1 .200 .271 23
10 Peter Gentile 23 101 382 102 17 1 11 .267 .403 154
11 Thomas Gott* 23 36 130 27 4 1 0 .208 .254 33
12 Norris Graves 22 30 68 17 4 0 0 .250 .309 21
13 Richard Hearn 21 123 430 105 24 2 18 .244 .435 187
14 Woodie Held 21 102 376 119 20 4 19 .316 .543 204
15 Dale Hittle 23 26 53 8 1 0 0 .151 .170 9
16 Vern Hoscheit 31 81 185 59 13 0 1 .319 .405 75
17 Jerry Kudajeski* 19 127 497 148 29 6 14 .298 .465 231
18 Don Leppert* 22 63 266 77 10 1 3 .289 .368 98
19 Dale Maycock 25 33 57 7 1 0 0 .123 .140 8
20 Keith Speck 24 27 75 11 2 0 0 .147 .173 13
21 George Stein 24 49 37 9 2 0 0 .243 .297 11
22 Marv Throneberry* 19 124 497 142 23 7 30 .286 .541 269
23 Len Weisner 23 22 51 16 2 0 2 .314 .471 24
24 John Wyatt 21 95 300 66 10 3 2 .220 .293 88
24 Players 22.2 128 5167 4424 735 1193 210 34 134 654 67 655 716 .270 .364 .423 .787 1873 88
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 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 Ivan Abromowitz 23 11 8 .579 3.73 19 16 140.0 145 87 58 6 64 1.493 9.3 0.4 4.1
2 David Benedict* 23 4 4 .500 4.79 27 8 77.0 68 56 41 5 68 1.766 7.9 0.6 7.9
3 William Bethel 23 5 2 .714 2.55 9 7 53.0 43 22 15 3 19 1.170 7.3 0.5 3.2
4 Norris Graves 22 11 8 .579 3.59 24 22 173.0 178 100 69 12 61 1.382 9.3 0.6 3.2
5 Dale Hittle 23 7 6 .538 4.14 25 21 150.0 145 82 69 13 85 1.533 8.7 0.8 5.1
6 Dale Maycock 25 9 8 .529 3.63 30 20 161.0 150 94 65 20 95 1.522 8.4 1.1 5.3
7 Keith Speck 24 13 10 .565 4.04 27 27 205.0 184 107 92 21 131 1.537 8.1 0.9 5.8
8 George Stein 24 9 9 .500 4.12 49 3 129.0 126 86 59 4 83 1.620 8.8 0.3 5.8
8 Players 23.5 70 58 .547 128 128 658

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ted Atkinson 51 304 31 11 .968 6.57
Vern Hoscheit 51 274 37 6 .981 6.10
Gene Frye 21 108 10 0 1.000 5.62
Sam Chetta 19 111 22 1 .993 7.00

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Kudajeski 115 1113 48 21 .982 10.10

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Leppert 63 170 158 13 .962 5.21
John Wyatt 61 148 168 8 .975 5.18

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Barbarito 128 104 268 28 .930 2.91

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Woodie Held 99 191 307 49 .910 5.03

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Hearn 120 170 9 12 .937 1.49
Marv Throneberry 110 146 15 10 .942 1.46
Peter Gentile 99 196 9 15 .932 2.07
Thomas Gott 27 59 5 4 .941 2.37
Len Weisner 13 22 0 1 .957 1.69

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Stein 49 0.00
Dale Maycock 30 0.00
David Benedict 27 0.00
Keith Speck 27 0.00
Dale Hittle 25 0.00
Norris Graves 24 0.00
Ivan Abromowitz 19 0.00
William Bethel 9 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ivan Abromowitz 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1930
James Anderson 23 L L 5' 8.0" 170 1930
James Arend 24 R 5' 7.0" 140 1929
Ted Atkinson 24 R 6' 0.0" 175 1929
Edward Barbarito 25 R 5' 8.0" 180 1928
Paul Battavio 23 R 5' 10.0" 165 1930
David Benedict 23 L L 6' 3.0" 200 1930
John Bethel 20 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1933
William Bethel 23 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Apr 29, 1930 Corpus Christi, TX, US
Robert Brock 24 R 5' 11.0" 185 1929
Sam Chetta 19 R R 5' 11.0" 205 1934
Thomas Flack 20 R 6' 0.0" 175 1933
Gene Frye 22 R 5' 11.0" 195 Jan 4, 1931 Hickory, NC, US
Peter Gentile 23 R 6' 1.0" 191 1930
Thomas Gott 23 L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Norris Graves 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1931
Richard Hearn 21 R 6' 3.0" 190 1932
Rodney Heath -- Unknown
Woodie Held 21 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Mar 25, 1932 Sacramento, CA, US
Dale Hittle 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1930
Vern Hoscheit 31 R 5' 9.0" 190 Apr 1, 1922 Brunswick, NE, US
Jerry Kudajeski 19 L 6' 1.0" 205 1934
Don Leppert 22 L R 5' 8.0" 175 Nov 20, 1930 Memphis, TN, US
Vincent Lupica 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1932
Dale Maycock 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1928
Keith Speck 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 11, 1928 Perry, IA, US
George Stein 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1929
Marv Throneberry 19 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 2, 1933 Collierville, TN, US
Len Weisner 23 R 6' 0.0" 168 1930
John Wyatt 21 R R 5' 11.0" 150 Oct 30, 1931 East St. Louis, IL, US

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