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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
1Robert Adubato*1918174000.235.2354
2Robert Atwood243912427331.218.31539
3Allen Baker234010122912.218.38639
4Joe Blasko1718273100.111.1484
5Jack Burns*2267280971135.346.461129
6George Crawford2423315100.161.1946
7Armand Diferdinando208728779171117.275.589169
8Glenn Eury2730125391118.312.60876
9Clarence Gibson193610830515.278.48152
10Eli Grba18356321201.333.41326
11Kenneth Hamel2133393000.077.0773
12Harry Harrison2010100000.000.0000
13Edward Houseknecht19197425111.338.41931
14Butler Jones1920357200.200.2579
15Robert Jones2029559101.164.23613
16Ed Keon24165614312.250.44625
17Andy Madalone1997322841836.261.391126
18Jim Mahoney1919135111.385.84611
19John Overton*1912135010.385.5387
20Patrick Quinlan*1986285651454.228.354101
21Marshall Radebach*21309118630.198.33030
22William Robertson*19833328713815.262.485161Stats for 2 teams
23Sheriff Robinson317131000.077.0771
24Don Schenk1924336000.182.1826
25John Smith191104461482985.332.466208
26Don Speer*18256818700.265.36825
27James Spencer20873179220211.290.470149
28James Sweeney2315262000.077.0772
29Carmine Vinci2180288751165.260.392113
30Bernard Walters?--17201000.050.0501Stats for 2 teams
31Bruce Weaver*20772596311213.243.452117
32William Williams2392351992414.282.390137Stats for 2 teams
32 Players20.5114440239026191027192589753353455837.263.340.417.757162645
* - 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
1Joe Blasko1743.5714.1518678.08543362371.5649.80.24.3
2George Crawford2448.3334.59221596.010164496631.7089.50.65.9
3Eli Grba18711.3894.673024162.01459984161161.6118.10.96.4
4Kenneth Hamel2156.4555.313211117.016483698471.80312.60.63.6
5Butler Jones*1974.6364.0320987.06946392521.3917.10.25.4
6Jim Mahoney1903.00010.161631.0474835302.48413.68.7
7Don Schenk*1939.2504.84241393.09465506801.8719.10.67.7
8James Sweeney2344.5003.3215765.05138242561.6467.10.37.8
9Bernard Walters?--301.0007.0217450.05040398411.8209.01.47.4Stats for 2 teams
10Bob Wenning2424.3335.598658.068483610261.62110.61.64.0
10 Players20.24467.396114114692
* - 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


Kenneth Hamel320.00
Eli Grba300.00
Don Schenk240.00
George Crawford220.00
Butler Jones200.00
Joe Blasko180.00
Bernard Walters170.00Stats for 2 teams
Jim Mahoney160.00
James Sweeney150.00
Bob Wenning80.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Robert Adubato19LR6' 3.0"195Jun 10, 1934Cedar Grove, NJ, US
Robert Atwood24RR6' 1.0"185Mar 9, 1929Pejepscot, ME, US
Allen Baker23R5' 10.0"1801930
Charles Baumer--Unknown
Herbert Benner20LL6' 1.0"1851933
Joe Blasko17RR5' 11.0"185Aug 28, 1935Pittsburgh, PA, US
Jack Burns22L6' 0.0"163Oct 29, 1930Boston, MA, US
George Crawford24RR6' 3.0"1891929
Armand Diferdinando20RR5' 10.0"1751933
Glenn Eury27RR5' 11.0"204Mar 11, 1926
Clarence Gibson19RR6' 0.0"180May 9, 1934Madera, CA, US
Eli Grba18RR6' 2.0"205Aug 9, 1934Chicago, IL, US
Kenneth Hamel21RR6' 0.0"1901932
Harry Harrison20RR6' 2.0"1751933
Edward Houseknecht19R5' 11.0"1801934
Dale Johnson24R5' 11.0"1701929
Butler Jones19RL6' 4.0"195Jan 1, 1934Sardis, NY, US
Robert Jones20R5' 10.0"1651933
Ed Keon24R5' 11.0"175Dec 7, 1928
Russell Ladner--Unknown
George Lyon23RR6' 1.0"190Sep 6, 1929Covington, KY, US
Andy Madalone19RR5' 9.0"170May 29, 1934Staten Island, NY, US
Jim Mahoney19RR6' 0.0"175May 26, 1934Englewood, NJ, US
Charles Montalbano--Unknown
John Overton19LL5' 10.0"1721934
Patrick Quinlan19LR6' 0.0"1751934
Marshall Radebach21L6' 1.0"1951932
William Robertson19LR6' 2.0"2051934
Sheriff Robinson31R6' 0.0"175Sep 8, 1921Cambridge, MD, US
James Rodgers22RR6' 2.0"1851931
Don Schenk19RL6' 1.0"160Sep 4, 1933Rowan County, NC, US
John Smith19RR5' 10.0"165Nov 10, 1933Lincoln Park, MI, US
Don Speer18L6' 1.0"175Apr 4, 1935Booneville, AR, US
James Spencer20R6' 0.0"1851933
James Sweeney23RR6' 3.0"1901930
Ron Velardi--Unknown
Carmine Vinci21R6' 0.0"1651932
Bernard Walters--Unknown
Bruce Weaver20LL6' 4.0"205Jan 22, 1933Reading, PA, US
Bob Wenning24RR6' 1.0"2001929
William Williams23R5' 11.0"1801930

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