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1953 Birmingham Barons

1953 > Class AA > 1953 Southern Association
Overall: 78-76
Scored 757 runs, Allowed 737 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Mayo Smith
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Marshall Carlson26318822210.250.29526
2William Casanova*22206820201.294.36825
3Al Cicotte2326356000.171.1716
4Red Crowder2338372000.054.0542
5Dick Fiedler2616244000.167.1674
6Jim Fiscalini2512299200.310.37911
7Bill Freese2629303000.100.1003
8Charlie Frey*24540000.000.0000
9Edwin Grenkoski2512273100.111.1484
10Hal Grote221133388416510.249.414140
11Eugene Herbert251254831332128.275.377182
12Bill Kennedy*3429243100.125.1674
13Robert Kerce#2613213000.143.1433
14Tom Kirk*25110000.000.0000
15Bobby Kline241134071152434.283.386157
16Johnny Kucab33255812000.207.20712
17Don Leppert*22237019101.271.32923
18George Maier2019337120.212.36412
19Pete Mallory--33444100.091.1145Stats for 2 teams
20George Moskovich261314621332126.288.381176
21Meredith Murray2510151000.067.0671
22Tommy O'Brien347526868807.254.36297
23Edwin Oswald266115528401.181.22635Stats for 2 teams
24Emil Patrick2510211000.048.0481
25Joe Polich2377312851714.272.372116
26Frederick Robbins*2610202100.100.1503
27Norm Siebern*1915053715125521.281.464249
28Hal Smith221274341352423.311.396172
29Tom Sturdivant*23577219100.264.27820
30Emil Tellinger2414148415336120.316.519251
31Gus Triandos229736713526319.368.610224
32Bill Virdon*224216452723.317.43972
33David Waters223111534510.296.35741
34Charles Weiss*233165300.313.5008
35Lyle Westrum26240000.000.0000
35 Players23.91555967530575714462503010669757594728.273.346.391.737207468
* - 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
1Richard Carr2200inf10.021
2Al Cicotte2348.3335.17231894.073585471021.8627.00.79.8
3Red Crowder23104.7143.26387127.013965469421.4259.90.63.0
4Dick Fiedler2645.4443.71161180.08539333371.5259.60.34.2
5Bill Freese2636.3334.332913106.0123635115451.58510.41.33.8
6Edwin Grenkoski2555.5004.26121174.08844356201.45910.70.72.4
7Tom Jayne22101.00029.0841.3338.04.0
8Bill Kennedy*3467.4623.3929585.08745327221.2829.20.72.3
9Robert Kerce2645.4444.71131063.07835332311.73011.10.34.4
10Bobby Kline2421.667629.029211.7249.06.5
11Johnny Kucab33108.5564.562523156.0184977915381.42310.60.92.2
12Neil Lettau*23101.00058.01953.00021.45.6
13George Maier*20310.2316.16191592.010274636551.70710.00.65.4
14Pete Mallory--75.5833.523314128.012854506411.3209.00.42.9Stats for 2 teams
15Meredith Murray2532.6001043.052101.44210.92.1
16Emil Patrick2543.5714.0210756.05725256241.4469.21.03.9
17Frederick Robbins*2623.4004.42101057.05230285451.7028.20.87.1
18Tom Sturdivant23107.5883.11473139.0130704813611.3748.40.83.9
19John Wingo2500413.01381.6159.05.5
19 Players25.87876.506155155737
* - 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


Hal Smith1225708618.9735.38
Edwin Oswald55243312.9934.98Stats for 2 teams
Jim Fiscalini103842.9554.20


Gus Triandos897825513.9859.40
Hal Grote59477295.9908.58


George Moskovich12430134714.9795.23
Don Leppert1447402.9786.21


Eugene Herbert9711218723.9293.08
David Waters2423498.9003.00


Bobby Kline10819829928.9474.60
Joe Polich408213717.9285.48


Norm Siebern1483551313.9662.49
Emil Tellinger13821292.9911.60
Tommy O'Brien7312856.9571.82
Bill Virdon419674.9632.51
Marshall Carlson304042.9571.47
William Casanova192311.9601.26


Tom Sturdivant470.00
Red Crowder380.00
Pete Mallory330.00Stats for 2 teams
Bill Freese290.00
Bill Kennedy290.00
Johnny Kucab250.00
Al Cicotte230.00
George Maier190.00
Dick Fiedler160.00
Robert Kerce130.00
Edwin Grenkoski120.00
Emil Patrick100.00
Frederick Robbins100.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Marshall Carlson26R6' 0.0"1701927
Richard Carr22LR6' 2.0"180Jan 5, 1931Philadelphia, PA, US
William Casanova22L5' 11.0"187Nov 15, 1930Windsor, ON, CA
Al Cicotte23RR6' 3.0"185Dec 23, 1929Melvindale, MI, US
Red Crowder23RR6' 2.0"185Nov 24, 1929Seneca, MO, US
Dick Fiedler26RR6' 4.0"205Apr 24, 1927Union City, NJ, US
Jim Fiscalini25RR6' 1.0"200May 20, 1928San Bernardino, CA, US
Bill Freese26RR6' 1.0"180May 5, 1927
Charlie Frey24L5' 7.0"165Aug 16, 1928Lemay, MO, US
Greek George40RR6' 2.0"200Dec 25, 1912Waycross, GA, US
Edwin Grenkoski25RR6' 0.0"1851928
Hal Grote22R6' 3.0"205Sep 25, 1930Cincinnati, OH, US
Eugene Herbert25R5' 9.0"1601928
John Hunton26R5' 9.0"1501927
Tom Jayne22RR6' 0.0"180Sep 20, 1930TX, US
Bill Kennedy34LL6' 1.0"175Dec 22, 1918Alexandria, VA, US
Robert Kerce26SR6' 5.0"1801927
Tom Kirk25LL5' 10.0"182Sep 27, 1927Philadelphia, PA, US
Bobby Kline24RR6' 0.0"179Jan 27, 1929St. Petersburg, FL, US
Johnny Kucab33RR6' 2.0"185Dec 17, 1919Olyphant, PA, US
Don Leppert22LR5' 8.0"175Nov 20, 1930Memphis, TN, US
Neil Lettau23RL6' 1.0"1731930
George Maier20RL6' 0.0"185Sep 4, 1932
Pete Mallory--RR6' 2.0"185Unknown
George Moskovich26R6' 0.0"1851927
Meredith Murray25RR6' 4.0"1801928
Tommy O'Brien34RR5' 11.0"195Dec 19, 1918Anniston, AL, US
Edwin Oswald26RR6' 2.0"192Aug 3, 1926
Emil Patrick25RR5' 10.0"175Jul 24, 1927Cleveland, OH, US
Joe Polich23R6' 0.0"175Mar 20, 1930San Francisco, CA, US
Frederick Robbins26LL5' 10.0"155May 19, 1927Easton, PA, US
Norm Siebern19LR6' 2.0"200Jul 26, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
Hal Smith22RR6' 0.0"195Dec 7, 1930West Frankfort, IL, US
Tom Sturdivant23LR6' 0.0"170Apr 28, 1930Gordon, KS, US
Emil Tellinger24R6' 4.0"2301929
Gus Triandos22RR6' 3.0"205Jul 30, 1930San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Virdon22LR6' 0.0"175Jun 9, 1931Hazel Park, MI, US
David Waters22R5' 11.0"1751931
Charles Weiss23L6' 0.0"1851930
Lyle Westrum26R5' 11.0"1841927
John Wingo25LR6' 2.0"195Aug 7, 1927Detroit, MI, US

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