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1953 Spartanburg Peaches

1953 > Class B > 1953 Tri-State League
Overall: 96-54
Scored 951 runs, Allowed 718 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 94-56

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Jimmy Bloodworth
Represented: Spartanburg, SC
Ballpark: Duncan Park (Spartanburg, SC)
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 Richard Blanchard* 22 29 116 32 2 2 0 .276 .328 38
2 Jimmy Bloodworth 35 92 252 87 15 3 11 .345 .560 141
3 Doc Bowden 23 149 502 147 22 3 26 .293 .504 253
4 John Chalfant 26 16 50 13 3 0 1 .260 .380 19
5 James Finn 27 150 598 186 44 8 19 .311 .507 303
6 Charlie Fontana* 24 75 285 81 20 3 8 .284 .460 131
7 Roger Frebel 24 42 46 7 2 0 0 .152 .196 9
8 Joseph Fuller* 23 150 666 228 32 8 13 .342 .473 315
9 James Harris 23 43 173 54 7 0 0 .312 .353 61
10 James Ladd 27 11 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1
11 Eugene Law 25 43 102 23 2 0 0 .225 .245 25
12 Vance Logan 24 10 30 6 0 0 0 .200 .200 6
13 Richard Mohn 23 89 311 73 13 3 5 .235 .344 107
14 William Montgomery 23 21 65 22 2 0 0 .338 .369 24
15 William Moody? -- 16 70 20 4 0 2 .286 .429 30
16 Billy Moran 19 88 316 90 17 5 8 .285 .446 141
17 Robert Neagle 26 107 366 98 17 0 4 .268 .347 127 Stats for 2 teams
18 Dolan Nichols 23 39 87 13 4 0 0 .149 .195 17
19 Eugene Pollard* 22 12 41 11 1 0 1 .268 .366 15
20 Luther Qualben* 24 101 395 141 25 5 10 .357 .522 206
21 Robert Radley* 22 95 301 82 8 2 5 .272 .362 109
22 Bert Rechichar 22 57 220 50 6 4 5 .227 .359 79 Stats for 2 teams
23 Bennet Smyth 23 16 48 12 4 0 1 .250 .396 19
24 Ernie Trujillo 23 21 58 19 3 1 1 .328 .466 27
25 Mark Wylie 28 26 63 20 7 0 0 .317 .429 27
25 Players 24.2 150 5941 5218 951 1531 258 48 120 844 97 658 637 .293 .373 .430 .803 2245 65
* - 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 Jimmy Bloodworth 35 6 4 .600 3.39 24 5 101.0 97 45 38 8 33 1.287 8.6 0.7 2.9
2 Roger Frebel 24 11 5 .688 3.14 42 9 146.0 142 70 51 9 65 1.418 8.8 0.6 4.0
3 Eugene Law 25 24 6 .800 2.55 43 32 286.0 286 106 81 15 69 1.241 9.0 0.5 2.2
4 Dolan Nichols 23 18 13 .581 4.77 39 34 234.0 266 149 124 8 126 1.675 10.2 0.3 4.8
5 Bennet Smyth 23 9 4 .692 3.90 16 15 117.2 119 55 51 9 40 1.351 9.1 0.7 3.1
6 Ernie Trujillo 23 9 8 .529 4.95 20 18 132.2 156 88 73 11 70 1.704 10.6 0.7 4.7
7 Mark Wylie 28 14 1 .933 2.98 20 18 151.0 144 69 50 1 49 1.278 8.6 0.1 2.9
7 Players 25.2 96 54 .640 150 150 718
* - 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
Richard Mohn 83 442 36 11 .978 5.76
Robert Radley 68 343 47 9 .977 5.74

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luther Qualben 101 855 53 17 .982 8.99
William Montgomery 13 102 11 1 .991 8.69
Eugene Pollard 12 110 5 3 .975 9.58

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doc Bowden 147 329 238 42 .931 3.86

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Neagle 89 79 122 19 .914 2.26 Stats for 2 teams
Jimmy Bloodworth 33 38 56 4 .959 2.85
Richard Blanchard 25 31 36 6 .918 2.68
John Chalfant 10 7 11 4 .818 1.80

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Moran 88 180 262 32 .932 5.02
James Harris 41 69 123 19 .910 4.68

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Finn 150 390 24 13 .970 2.76
Joseph Fuller 150 295 16 9 .972 2.07
Charlie Fontana 75 105 10 6 .950 1.53
Bert Rechichar 57 107 14 9 .931 2.12 Stats for 2 teams
William Moody 16 29 1 6 .833 1.88

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eugene Law 43 0.00
Roger Frebel 42 0.00
Dolan Nichols 39 0.00
Ernie Trujillo 20 0.00
Mark Wylie 20 0.00
Bennet Smyth 16 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Lawrence Baker 22 L 6' 0.0" 168 1931
Richard Blanchard 22 L 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Jimmy Bloodworth 35 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 26, 1917 Tallahassee, FL, US
Doc Bowden 23 R 5' 9.0" 165 1930
John Chalfant 26 R 6' 0.0" 196 1927
Robert Christophel 25 R L 6' 0.0" 175 1928
Arthur Cybulski 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 10, 1928 Detroit, MI, US
John Ellison 24 L L 5' 10.0" 187 Mar 29, 1929 New Castle, PA, US
James Finn 27 R 6' 1.0" 195 1926
Charlie Fontana 24 L 6' 0.0" 208 1929
Roger Frebel 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1929
Joseph Fuller 23 L 5' 9.0" 160 1930
James Harris 23 R 5' 11.0" 170 1930
Edward Hauck -- Unknown
James Ladd 27 R R 6' 4.0" 190 1926
Eugene Law 25 R R 5' 11.0" 182 1928
Vance Logan 24 R 6' 0.0" 165 1929
John Masuga 24 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Aug 11, 1928 Rowes Run, PA, US
Jerry Mehlisch 22 R 5' 11.0" 185 1931
Richard Mohn 23 R 5' 11.0" 175 1930
William Montgomery 23 R 5' 11.0" 155 1930
William Moody -- Unknown
Billy Moran 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 27, 1933 Montgomery, AL, US
Robert Neagle 26 R 5' 10.0" 170 1927
Dolan Nichols 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 28, 1930 Tishomingo, MS, US
Eugene Pollard 22 L 5' 11.0" 175 1931
Luther Qualben 24 L 6' 0.0" 190 1929
Robert Radley 22 L 6' 0.0" 170 1931
Bert Rechichar 22 R 6' 1.0" 205 Jul 16, 1930
Alger Shillings 23 R R 5' 10.0" 163 1930
Bennet Smyth 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1930
Clyde Thomas 21 R L 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 26, 1931 San Diego, CA, US
Jim Tolleson 23 R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Tompson -- Unknown
Ernie Trujillo 23 R R 6' 2.0" 189 Dec 22, 1929
Mark Wylie 28 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 22, 1925
Robert Yuhas 24 S R 6' 0.0" 160 1929

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