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1953 Chicago White Sox

1953 > Class Major League > 1953 American League
Overall: 89-65
Scored 716 runs, Allowed 592 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-64

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Paul Richards
Represented: Chicago, IL
Ballpark: n/a
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 Luis Aloma 30 24 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Gene Bearden* 32 31 23 21 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 .190 .190 .190 .381 4 1 0 2
3 Bob Boyd* 33 55 182 165 20 49 6 2 3 23 1 4 13 11 .297 .352 .412 .764 68 3 1 3
4 Chico Carrasquel 27 149 604 552 72 154 30 4 2 47 5 3 38 47 .279 .330 .359 .689 198 15 4 10
5 Joe Dobson 36 23 31 29 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 11 .069 .100 .103 .203 3 1 0 1
6 Fritz Dorish 31 55 44 41 4 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .171 .171 .171 .341 7 1 0 3
7 Ferris Fain* 32 128 564 446 73 114 18 2 6 52 3 2 108 28 .256 .405 .345 .750 154 11 4 6
8 Mike Fornieles 21 39 51 41 2 4 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 5 .098 .119 .122 .241 5 1 0 9
9 Nellie Fox* 25 154 692 624 92 178 31 8 3 72 4 5 49 18 .285 .344 .375 .719 234 15 7 12
10 Connie Johnson 30 15 23 20 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 .050 .136 .050 .186 1 1 0 1
11 Bob Keegan 32 22 31 28 4 9 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 5 .321 .345 .321 .666 9 2 0 2
12 Rocky Krsnich 25 64 143 129 9 26 8 0 1 14 0 2 12 11 .202 .270 .287 .556 37 2 0 2
13 Sherm Lollar 28 113 396 334 46 96 19 0 8 54 1 0 47 29 .287 .388 .416 .804 139 7 8 7
14 Fred Marsh 29 67 111 95 22 19 1 0 2 2 0 3 13 26 .200 .303 .274 .576 26 2 1 2
15 Sam Mele 31 140 544 481 64 132 26 8 12 82 3 1 58 47 .274 .353 .437 .789 210 14 0 5
16 Minnie Minoso 27 151 655 556 104 174 24 8 15 104 25 16 74 43 .313 .410 .466 .875 259 23 17 8
17 Billy Pierce* 26 42 102 87 4 11 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 16 .126 .174 .126 .300 11 3 1 10
18 Jim Rivera* 31 156 639 567 79 147 26 16 11 78 22 15 53 70 .259 .329 .420 .749 238 15 6 13
19 Saul Rogovin 29 22 46 37 5 5 0 0 0 3 1 0 7 9 .135 .273 .135 .408 5 2 0 2
20 Connie Ryan 33 17 63 54 6 12 1 0 0 6 2 0 9 12 .222 .333 .241 .574 13 4 0 0
21 Bud Sheely* 32 31 56 46 4 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 9 8 .217 .345 .239 .585 11 1 0 1
22 Bud Stewart* 37 53 73 59 16 16 2 0 2 13 1 0 14 3 .271 .411 .407 .818 24 1 0 0
23 Bill Wilson 24 9 18 17 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .059 .111 .059 .170 1 1 1 0
24 Red Wilson 24 71 193 164 21 41 6 1 0 10 2 3 26 12 .250 .353 .299 .651 49 8 0 3
25 Tom Wright* 29 77 147 132 14 33 5 3 2 25 0 0 12 21 .250 .322 .379 .701 50 1 2 1
25 Players 28.7 156 5987 5212 716 1345 226 53 74 670 73 55 601 530 .258 .341 .364 .705 1899 146 54 120
* - 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 Luis Aloma 30 2 0 1.000 4.70 24 0 8 0 0 2 38.1 41 20 20 7 23 23 0 1 2 173 1.670 9.6 1.6 5.4 5.4 1.00
2 Gene Bearden* 32 3 3 .500 2.93 25 3 9 0 0 0 58.1 48 27 19 8 33 24 0 0 3 250 1.389 7.4 1.2 5.1 3.7 0.73
3 Joe Dobson 36 5 5 .500 3.67 23 15 6 3 1 1 100.2 96 46 41 10 37 50 0 0 3 425 1.321 8.6 0.9 3.3 4.5 1.35
4 Fritz Dorish 31 10 6 .625 3.40 55 6 37 2 0 18 145.2 140 59 55 9 52 69 6 1 5 622 1.318 8.6 0.6 3.2 4.3 1.33
5 Mike Fornieles 21 8 7 .533 3.59 39 16 7 5 0 3 153.0 160 68 61 8 61 72 2 1 2 664 1.444 9.4 0.5 3.6 4.2 1.18
6 Hal Hudson* 26 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 Connie Johnson 30 4 4 .500 3.56 14 10 3 2 1 0 60.2 55 27 24 4 38 44 2 0 4 272 1.533 8.2 0.6 5.6 6.5 1.16
8 Bob Keegan 32 7 5 .583 2.74 22 11 6 4 2 1 98.2 80 34 30 4 33 32 2 0 0 398 1.145 7.3 0.4 3.0 2.9 0.97
9 Billy Pierce* 26 18 12 .600 2.72 40 33 6 19 7 3 271.1 216 94 82 20 102 186 3 0 5 1113 1.172 7.2 0.7 3.4 6.2 1.82
10 Saul Rogovin 29 7 12 .368 5.22 22 19 1 4 1 1 131.0 151 82 76 17 48 62 2 1 5 583 1.519 10.4 1.2 3.3 4.3 1.29
10 Players 28.9 89 65 .578 3.41 156 156 99 57 17 33 1403.2 1299 592 532 113 583 714 23 5 37 5963 1.341 8.3 0.7 3.7 4.6 1.22
* - 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
Sherm Lollar 107 470 51 3 2 .994 4.87 3 20 25 56%
Red Wilson 63 282 24 6 1 .981 4.86 1 20 15 43%
Bud Sheely 17 60 2 0 1 1.000 3.65 0 1 1 50%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ferris Fain 127 1108 106 13 98 .989 9.56
Bob Boyd 29 275 16 0 25 1.000 10.03
Fred Marsh 5 23 2 1 0 .962 5.00
Sam Mele 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Sherm Lollar 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Billy Pierce 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nellie Fox 154 451 426 15 101 .983 5.69
Fred Marsh 2 4 3 0 2 1.000 3.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rocky Krsnich 57 31 100 10 7 .929 2.30
Fred Marsh 32 17 30 3 5 .940 1.47
Connie Ryan 16 20 31 4 1 .927 3.19
Minnie Minoso 10 3 14 2 0 .895 1.70

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico Carrasquel 149 278 462 18 87 .976 4.97
Fred Marsh 17 17 36 2 5 .964 3.12
Sam Dente 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Minnie Minoso 145 0.00
Bob Boyd 15 0.00
Bud Stewart 11 0.00
Tom Wright 10 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Rivera 153 0.00
Sam Mele 4 0.00
Bill Wilson 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Mele 138 0.00
Tom Wright 24 0.00
Bud Stewart 5 0.00
Jim Rivera 3 0.00
Minnie Minoso 2 0.00
Bob Boyd 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Rivera 156 385 15 10 5 .976 2.56
Minnie Minoso 147 279 15 10 3 .967 2.00
Sam Mele 138 213 14 1 1 .996 1.64
Tom Wright 33 44 1 1 0 .978 1.36
Bob Boyd 16 26 0 1 0 .963 1.63
Bud Stewart 16 12 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
Bill Wilson 3 9 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fritz Dorish 55 15 31 0 0 1.000 0.84
Billy Pierce 40 10 33 4 1 .915 1.08
Mike Fornieles 39 16 30 2 2 .958 1.18
Gene Bearden 25 2 11 3 0 .813 0.52
Luis Aloma 24 3 5 0 1 1.000 0.33
Joe Dobson 23 6 14 2 0 .909 0.87
Bob Keegan 22 7 20 0 2 1.000 1.23
Saul Rogovin 22 10 20 3 1 .909 1.36
Connie Johnson 14 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.50
Hal Hudson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Luis Aloma 30 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 19, 1923 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1953-04-22 1953-08-30
Gene Bearden 32 L L 6' 3.0" 198 Sep 5, 1920 Lexa, AR, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-05
Neil Berry 31 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jan 11, 1922 Kalamazoo, MI, US 1953-09-04 1953-09-13
Bob Boyd 33 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 1, 1919 Potts Camp, MS, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
Tommy Byrne 33 L L 6' 1.0" 182 Dec 31, 1919 Baltimore, MD, US 1953-04-17 1953-06-04
Chico Carrasquel 27 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 23, 1926 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE 1953-04-14 1953-09-23
Allie Clark 30 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 16, 1923 South Amboy, NJ, US 1953-05-13 1953-06-05
Sandy Consuegra 32 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 3, 1920 Potrerillos, CU 1953-05-13 1953-09-22
Sam Dente 31 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 26, 1922 Harrison, NJ, US 1953-04-26 1953-05-02
Joe Dobson 36 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Jan 20, 1917 Durant, OK, US 1953-04-17 1953-08-15
Fritz Dorish 31 R R 5' 11.0" 204 Jul 13, 1921 Swoyersville, PA, US 1953-04-17 1953-09-23
Bob Elliott 36 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 26, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US 1953-06-16 1953-09-16
Ferris Fain 32 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 29, 1921 San Antonio, TX, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-23
Mike Fornieles 21 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Jan 18, 1932 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1953-04-14 1953-09-22
Nellie Fox 25 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 25, 1927 St. Thomas, PA, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
Earl Harrist 34 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 20, 1919 Dubach, LA, US 1953-04-23 1953-05-22
Hal Hudson 26 L L 5' 10.0" 175 May 4, 1927 Grosse Pointe, MI, US 1953-09-23 1953-09-23
Connie Johnson 30 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 27, 1922 Stone Mountain, GA, US 1953-04-17 1953-09-26
Bob Keegan 32 R R 6' 2.0" 207 Aug 4, 1920 Rochester, NY, US 1953-05-24 1953-09-25
Lou Kretlow 32 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 27, 1921 Apache, OK, US 1953-04-18 1953-06-03
Rocky Krsnich 25 R R 6' 1.0" 174 Aug 5, 1927 West Allis, WI, US 1953-04-17 1953-09-26
Sherm Lollar 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 23, 1924 Durham, AR, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-23
Fred Marsh 29 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 5, 1924 Valley Falls, KS, US 1953-04-18 1953-09-27
Sam Mele 31 R R 6' 1.0" 183 Jan 21, 1922 Astoria, NY, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-23
Minnie Minoso 27 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 29, 1925 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
Billy Pierce 26 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Apr 2, 1927 Detroit, MI, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-27
Jim Rivera 31 L L 6' 0.0" 196 Jul 22, 1921 New York, NY, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
Saul Rogovin 29 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 10, 1923 Brooklyn, NY, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-23
Connie Ryan 33 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 27, 1920 New Orleans, LA, US 1953-08-28 1953-09-14
Bud Sheely 32 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 26, 1920 Spokane, WA, US 1953-04-26 1953-09-13
Vern Stephens 32 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 23, 1920 McAllister, NM, US 1953-04-14 1953-07-25
Bud Stewart 37 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 15, 1916 Sacramento, CA, US 1953-06-10 1953-09-23
Virgil Trucks 36 R R 5' 11.0" 198 Apr 26, 1917 Birmingham, AL, US 1953-06-18 1953-09-20
Bill Wilson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 6, 1928 Central City, NE, US 1953-04-23 1953-09-27
Red Wilson 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Mar 7, 1929 Milwaukee, WI, US 1953-04-14 1953-09-27
Tom Wright 29 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 22, 1923 Shelby, NC, US 1953-04-17 1953-09-27

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