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1953 Salisbury Rocots

1953 > Class D > 1953 Tar Heel League
Overall: 44-67
Scored 619 runs, Allowed 692 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 50-61

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Sheriff Robinson
Represented: Salisbury, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952

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 Robert Adubato* 19 18 17 4 0 0 0 .235 .235 4
2 Robert Atwood 24 39 124 27 3 3 1 .218 .315 39
3 Allen Baker 23 40 101 22 9 1 2 .218 .386 39
4 Joe Blasko 17 18 27 3 1 0 0 .111 .148 4
5 Jack Burns* 22 67 280 97 11 3 5 .346 .461 129
6 George Crawford 24 23 31 5 1 0 0 .161 .194 6
7 Armand Diferdinando 20 87 287 79 17 11 17 .275 .589 169
8 Glenn Eury 27 30 125 39 11 1 8 .312 .608 76
9 Clarence Gibson 19 36 108 30 5 1 5 .278 .481 52
10 Eli Grba 18 35 63 21 2 0 1 .333 .413 26
11 Kenneth Hamel 21 33 39 3 0 0 0 .077 .077 3
12 Harry Harrison 20 10 10 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
13 Edward Houseknecht 19 19 74 25 1 1 1 .338 .419 31
14 Butler Jones 19 20 35 7 2 0 0 .200 .257 9
15 Robert Jones 20 29 55 9 1 0 1 .164 .236 13
16 Ed Keon 24 16 56 14 3 1 2 .250 .446 25
17 Andy Madalone 19 97 322 84 18 3 6 .261 .391 126
18 Jim Mahoney 19 19 13 5 1 1 1 .385 .846 11
19 John Overton* 19 12 13 5 0 1 0 .385 .538 7
20 Patrick Quinlan* 19 86 285 65 14 5 4 .228 .354 101
21 Marshall Radebach* 21 30 91 18 6 3 0 .198 .330 30
22 William Robertson* 19 83 332 87 13 8 15 .262 .485 161 Stats for 2 teams
23 Sheriff Robinson 31 7 13 1 0 0 0 .077 .077 1
24 Don Schenk 19 24 33 6 0 0 0 .182 .182 6
25 John Smith 19 110 446 148 29 8 5 .332 .466 208
26 Don Speer* 18 25 68 18 7 0 0 .265 .368 25
27 James Spencer 20 87 317 92 20 2 11 .290 .470 149
28 James Sweeney 23 15 26 2 0 0 0 .077 .077 2
29 Carmine Vinci 21 80 288 75 11 6 5 .260 .392 113
30 Bernard Walters? -- 17 20 1 0 0 0 .050 .050 1 Stats for 2 teams
31 Bruce Weaver* 20 77 259 63 11 2 13 .243 .452 117
32 William Williams 23 92 351 99 24 1 4 .282 .390 137 Stats for 2 teams
32 Players 20.5 114 4402 3902 619 1027 192 58 97 533 53 455 837 .263 .340 .417 .757 1626 45
* - 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 Joe Blasko 17 4 3 .571 4.15 18 6 78.0 85 43 36 2 37 1.564 9.8 0.2 4.3
2 George Crawford 24 4 8 .333 4.59 22 15 96.0 101 64 49 6 63 1.708 9.5 0.6 5.9
3 Eli Grba 18 7 11 .389 4.67 30 24 162.0 145 99 84 16 116 1.611 8.1 0.9 6.4
4 Kenneth Hamel 21 5 6 .455 5.31 32 11 117.0 164 83 69 8 47 1.803 12.6 0.6 3.6
5 Butler Jones* 19 7 4 .636 4.03 20 9 87.0 69 46 39 2 52 1.391 7.1 0.2 5.4
6 Jim Mahoney 19 0 3 .000 10.16 16 31.0 47 48 35 30 2.484 13.6 8.7
7 Don Schenk* 19 3 9 .250 4.84 24 13 93.0 94 65 50 6 80 1.871 9.1 0.6 7.7
8 James Sweeney 23 4 4 .500 3.32 15 7 65.0 51 38 24 2 56 1.646 7.1 0.3 7.8
9 Bernard Walters? -- 3 0 1.000 7.02 17 4 50.0 50 40 39 8 41 1.820 9.0 1.4 7.4 Stats for 2 teams
10 Bob Wenning 24 2 4 .333 5.59 8 6 58.0 68 48 36 10 26 1.621 10.6 1.6 4.0
10 Players 20.2 44 67 .396 114 114 692
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenneth Hamel 32 0.00
Eli Grba 30 0.00
Don Schenk 24 0.00
George Crawford 22 0.00
Butler Jones 20 0.00
Joe Blasko 18 0.00
Bernard Walters 17 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Mahoney 16 0.00
James Sweeney 15 0.00
Bob Wenning 8 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Adubato 19 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Jun 10, 1934 Cedar Grove, NJ, US
Amos -- Unknown
Robert Atwood 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 9, 1929 Pejepscot, ME, US
Allen Baker 23 R 5' 10.0" 180 1930
Charles Baumer -- Unknown
Herbert Benner 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1933
Joe Blasko 17 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 28, 1935 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Jack Burns 22 L 6' 0.0" 163 Oct 29, 1930 Boston, MA, US
George Crawford 24 R R 6' 3.0" 189 1929
Armand Diferdinando 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1933
Glenn Eury 27 R R 5' 11.0" 204 Mar 11, 1926
Clarence Gibson 19 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 9, 1934 Madera, CA, US
Eli Grba 18 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 9, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Kenneth Hamel 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1932
Harry Harrison 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1933
Edward Houseknecht 19 R 5' 11.0" 180 1934
Dale Johnson 24 R 5' 11.0" 170 1929
Butler Jones 19 R L 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 1, 1934 Sardis, NY, US
Robert Jones 20 R 5' 10.0" 165 1933
Ed Keon 24 R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 7, 1928
Russell Ladner -- Unknown
George Lyon 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 6, 1929 Covington, KY, US
Andy Madalone 19 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 29, 1934 Staten Island, NY, US
Jim Mahoney 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 26, 1934 Englewood, NJ, US
Charles Montalbano -- Unknown
John Overton 19 L L 5' 10.0" 172 1934
Patrick Quinlan 19 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1934
Marshall Radebach 21 L 6' 1.0" 195 1932
William Robertson 19 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1934
Sheriff Robinson 31 R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 8, 1921 Cambridge, MD, US
James Rodgers 22 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1931
Don Schenk 19 R L 6' 1.0" 160 Sep 4, 1933 Rowan County, NC, US
John Smith 19 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 10, 1933 Lincoln Park, MI, US
Don Speer 18 L 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 4, 1935 Booneville, AR, US
James Spencer 20 R 6' 0.0" 185 1933
James Sweeney 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1930
Ron Velardi -- Unknown
Carmine Vinci 21 R 6' 0.0" 165 1932
Bernard Walters -- Unknown
Bruce Weaver 20 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Jan 22, 1933 Reading, PA, US
Bob Wenning 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1929
William Williams 23 R 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Winters -- Unknown

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