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1953 Colorado Springs Sky Sox

1953 > Class A > 1953 Western League
Overall: 95-59
Scored 875 runs, Allowed 751 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Don Gutteridge
Represented: Colorado Springs, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Earl Battey1826386101.158.26310
2Don Bradey1826224100.182.2275
3Tom Breisinger#2525164000.250.2504
4Jerry Crosby#3414450315229125.302.513258
5Arnold Davis25267720501.260.36428
6Sam Hairston331435351664268.310.456244
7Joe Hicks*2012269211.346.61516
8Larry Hoffman#2027375200.135.1897
9Al Jacinto291314991331640.267.315157
10Len Johnston*241556261992662.318.388243
11Robert Kerce#2618427000.167.1677
12Jim Landis1912847314823414.313.467221
13William Ley251294591402281.305.394181
14Keith Nicolls24265414100.259.27815
15Clyde Perry251485611392432.248.312175
16Bill Pope*34319017402.189.30027
17Hal Rhyne2515256616424715.290.436247
18William Rose30306918201.261.33323
19Charles Selby1917299000.310.3109
20Eugene Sheets2184247591303.239.32881
21Robert Simpson21366019210.317.38323
22Charles Weiss*2350185547412.292.568105
23Walter Yowell2332498000.163.1638
23 Players26.01556025533587515072484588765121634707.282.359.395.754210956
* - 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
1Don Bradey1854.5563.23261192.09641337431.5119.40.74.2
2Tom Breisinger*2541.8003.9425148.04322213241.3968.10.64.5
3Larry Hoffman2062.7506.83279108.0133948214581.76911.11.24.8
4Robert Kerce2684.6673.081814117.010951407591.4368.40.54.5
5Keith Nicolls24108.5564.862516139.0163797515571.58310.61.03.7
6Bill Pope341612.5713.383130232.02211048718821.3068.60.73.2
7William Rose30167.6963.802721173.0182787313571.3829.50.73.0
8Charles Selby1955.5005.49171177.09159478331.61010.60.93.9
9Robert Simpson21129.5713.532921163.014681649731.3448.10.54.0
10Walter Yowell23105.6675.003217144.0157938013731.5979.80.84.6
10 Players24.79559.617155155751
* - 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


Sam Hairston1356867312.9845.62
Arnold Davis1873105.9434.61


Eugene Sheets705903111.9838.87
Charles Weiss49402203.9938.61


Al Jacinto12829436420.9715.14


Jerry Crosby10510119021.9332.77
William Ley54369015.8942.33


Clyde Perry14726750744.9465.27


Len Johnston1552922713.9612.06
Hal Rhyne145258611.9601.82
Jim Landis1283091611.9672.54


Walter Yowell320.00
Bill Pope310.00
Robert Simpson290.00
Larry Hoffman270.00
William Rose270.00
Don Bradey260.00
Tom Breisinger250.00
Keith Nicolls250.00
Robert Kerce180.00
Charles Selby170.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Charles Alsop23LL6' 4.0"2201930
Earl Battey18RR6' 1.0"205Jan 5, 1935Los Angeles, CA, US
Don Bradey18RR5' 9.0"180Oct 4, 1934Charlotte, NC, US
Ollie Brantley21RR6' 3.0"1781932Lexon, AR, US
Tom Breisinger25SL5' 9.0"160Oct 22, 1927Pittsburgh, PA, US
Gene Collins28LL5' 8.0"168Jan 7, 1925Kansas City, MO, US
Jerry Crosby34S5' 11.0"1751919
Ellis Daugherty24L6' 2.0"2201929
Arnold Davis25R6' 0.0"1901928
Vic Fucci27LL5' 11.0"175Sep 30, 1925Newark, NJ, US
Sam Hairston33RR5' 10.0"187Jan 20, 1920Crawford, MS, US
Joe Hicks20LR6' 0.0"180Apr 7, 1933Ivy, VA, US
Larry Hoffman20SR6' 1.0"1951933
Al Jacinto29RR5' 5.0"148Jun 30, 1924Clarksburg, CA, US
Len Johnston24LL5' 10.0"167Mar 15, 1929Pontiac, MI, US
Robert Kerce26SR6' 5.0"1801927
Jim Landis19RR6' 1.0"180Mar 9, 1934Fresno, CA, US
William Ley25R6' 0.0"1701928
Melvin Lightner23R5' 8.0"1551930
Robert Mueller25RR6' 2.0"1801928
Frank Murray19LL6' 0.0"175Nov 21, 1933Danbury, CT, US
Keith Nicolls24RR5' 10.0"1801929
Clyde Perry25R5' 11.0"170Aug 25, 1927Marysville, CA, US
Bill Pope34LR6' 3.0"230Dec 14, 1918Birmingham, AL, US
Hal Rhyne25R6' 2.0"190Jun 29, 1928San Francisco, CA, US
William Rose30RR5' 11.0"1901923
Charles Selby19RR6' 0.0"185Aug 15, 1933Cincinnati, OH, US
Eugene Sheets21RR5' 11.0"1851932
Robert Simpson21RR6' 2.0"1801932
Gene Staton19RR6' 2.0"1701934
Chester Vasey24R5' 11.0"1701929
Harold Wallace25R5' 11.0"1901928
Charles Weiss23L6' 0.0"1851930
Walter Yowell23RR6' 0.0"170Jan 6, 1930Etlan, VA, US

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