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1953 Joplin Miners

1953 > Class C > 1953 Western Association
Overall: 71-68
Scored 679 runs, Allowed 607 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-62

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Malcolm Mick
Represented: Joplin, MO
Ballpark: Miners Park (Joplin, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1James Aiello*19314511011.244.35616
2Elmer Balzer2216309301.300.50015
3John Bethel20325211000.212.21211
4Fritz Brickell183714031410.221.26437
5Sam Chetta195215031913.207.34051
6Jim Coates2032597100.119.1368
7Robert Dawkins*2235569111.161.26815
8John Dawson2013406100.150.1757
9Paul Demont2513051513927120.270.369190Stats for 2 teams
10Jack Dorrell?194413732820.234.32144
11William Enders191324531111945.245.338153
12Richard Foster2344180471020.261.33961
13Don Gibbs2115229000.409.4099
14John Goodell*235119144851.230.34065
15Robert James203313234911.258.36448
16Thomas Krebsbach201365281412181.267.343181
17Leigh Lawrence1924413000.073.0733
18Paul Livick241384971102269.221.344171
19James Loonan*21973421001693.292.418143
20Vincent Lupica2129524000.077.0774
21Jack McMahan2015285000.179.1795
22Malcolm Mick*307013032300.246.26935
23Moe Thacker1991284601154.211.32793
24Jack Whitaker25237623311.303.40831
25Vernon Yingling*181375191282345.247.335174
25 Players21.21405490461167911051886138542107776880.240.349.332.6811529103
* - 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
1James Aiello1945.4442.3917679.06625212471.4307.50.25.4
2John Bethel20115.6883.803117154.016176656691.4949.40.44.0
3Jim Coates201213.4803.393227218.0142988271611.3905.90.36.6
4Robert Dawkins*22814.3643.583325186.01601107441421.6247.70.26.9
5John Dawson2084.6673.151313103.08339366431.2237.30.53.8
6Leigh Lawrence1979.4384.012416128.011869573621.4068.30.24.4
7Vincent Lupica21156.7142.682819171.015864514791.3868.30.24.2
8Jack McMahan*2033.5003.3615675.07938282191.3079.50.22.3
8 Players20.37168.511140140607
* - 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


Robert Dawkins330.00
Jim Coates320.00
John Bethel310.00
Vincent Lupica280.00
Leigh Lawrence240.00
James Aiello170.00
Jack McMahan150.00
John Dawson130.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
James Aiello19LR5' 11.0"1801934
Elmer Balzer22R6' 3.0"1901931
John Bethel20RR6' 0.0"1951933
Fritz Brickell18RR5' 5.0"157Mar 19, 1935Wichita, KS, US
Sam Chetta19RR5' 11.0"2051934
Jim Coates20RR6' 4.0"192Aug 4, 1932Farnham, VA, US
Robert Dawkins22LL6' 2.0"1751931
John Dawson20RR6' 2.0"1781933
Paul Demont25R5' 10.0"1751928
Edward DeSimon20LL5' 11.0"170Mar 10, 1933Jersey City, NJ, US
Jack Dorrell19Sep 21, 1933Picher, OK, US
William Enders19R5' 9.0"1651934
Richard Foster23R5' 11.0"1621930
Don Gibbs21RR6' 2.0"200Jul 19, 1931Britton, SD, US
John Goodell23L6' 0.0"1751930
Leo Jackels21LR6' 1.0"2001932
Robert James20R5' 9.0"1621933
Thomas Krebsbach20R5' 9.0"1581933
Leigh Lawrence19RR6' 3.0"200Nov 1, 1933Godfrey, IL, US
Paul Livick24R6' 2.0"170Dec 30, 1928Staunton, VA, US
James Loonan21LR5' 11.0"175Dec 15, 1931Easton, MN, US
Vincent Lupica21RR6' 3.0"2101932
Jack McMahan20RL6' 0.0"175Jul 25, 1932Hot Springs, AR, US
Malcolm Mick30L5' 10.0"155Feb 28, 1923
John Pfautz19RR6' 2.0"1751934
Moe Thacker19RR6' 3.0"205May 21, 1934Louisville, KY, US
Vincent Tiano25LL5' 10.0"1701928
Edward Wheatley20L5' 9.0"1681933
Jack Whitaker25R5' 10.0"1801928
Vernon Yingling18LL6' 1.0"185Dec 25, 1934Cockeysville, MD, US

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