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1953 Washington Senators

1953 > Class Major League > 1953 American League
Overall: 76-76
Scored 687 runs, Allowed 614 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-68

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bucky Harris
Represented: Washington, DC
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 Bruce Barmes* 23 5 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
2 Jim Busby 26 150 635 586 68 183 28 7 6 82 13 6 38 45 .312 .358 .415 .773 243 8 4 7
3 Frank Campos* 29 10 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 1 0 0
4 Gil Coan* 31 68 195 168 28 33 1 4 2 17 7 0 22 23 .196 .301 .286 .586 48 3 3 2
5 Yo-Yo Davalillo 25 19 64 58 10 17 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 7 .293 .305 .310 .615 18 1 0 5
6 Sonny Dixon# 28 43 32 26 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 .154 .267 .192 .459 5 0 0 2
7 Ed Fitz Gerald 29 88 311 288 23 72 13 0 3 39 2 1 19 34 .250 .299 .326 .625 94 10 1 3
8 Mickey Grasso 33 61 207 196 13 41 7 0 2 22 0 0 9 20 .209 .251 .276 .527 54 8 2 0
9 Mel Hoderlein# 30 23 53 47 5 9 0 0 0 5 0 0 6 9 .191 .283 .191 .475 9 2 0 0
10 Jackie Jensen 26 147 631 552 87 147 32 8 10 84 18 8 73 51 .266 .357 .408 .765 225 19 5 1
11 Jerry Lane 27 20 12 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .111 .273 .222 .495 2 0 0 1
12 Connie Marrero 42 22 54 48 5 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 8 .125 .208 .125 .333 6 0 0 1
13 Walt Masterson 33 29 60 51 2 7 1 0 0 5 0 0 6 21 .137 .228 .157 .385 8 1 0 3
14 Julio Moreno 32 12 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 0
15 Bob Oldis 25 7 17 16 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .250 .294 .250 .544 4 1 0 0
16 Jim Pearce 28 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Les Peden 29 9 33 28 4 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 .250 .344 .393 .737 11 0 0 1
18 Bob Porterfield 29 37 108 98 8 25 7 0 3 16 1 0 6 20 .255 .298 .418 .716 41 2 0 4
19 Tony Roig 25 3 8 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .250 .375 2 0 0 0
20 Pete Runnels* 25 137 559 486 64 125 15 5 2 50 3 4 64 36 .257 .347 .321 .668 156 18 3 6
21 Frank Sacka 28 7 22 18 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 1 .278 .381 .278 .659 5 1 0 1
22 Spec Shea 32 23 68 62 2 11 1 1 0 6 0 0 2 9 .177 .203 .226 .429 14 3 0 4
23 Al Sima 31 31 18 17 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 0 0 0
24 Jerry Snyder 23 29 67 62 10 21 4 0 0 4 1 1 5 8 .339 .388 .403 .791 25 2 0 0
25 Bunky Stewart* 22 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
26 Chuck Stobbs* 23 27 58 44 11 10 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 14 .227 .292 .227 .519 10 1 0 10
27 Dean Stone* 22 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
28 Wayne Terwilliger 28 134 541 464 62 117 24 4 4 46 7 4 64 65 .252 .343 .347 .690 161 13 0 13
29 Gene Verble 25 13 24 21 4 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 .190 .261 .190 .451 4 1 0 1
30 Mickey Vernon* 35 152 679 608 101 205 43 11 15 115 4 6 63 57 .337 .403 .518 .921 315 15 4 4
31 Ken Wood 28 12 35 33 0 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 3 .212 .257 .242 .500 8 1 0 0
32 Eddie Yost 26 152 713 577 107 157 30 7 9 45 7 4 123 59 .272 .403 .395 .799 228 12 4 9
32 Players 28.4 152 5858 5149 687 1354 230 53 69 643 65 36 596 604 .263 .343 .368 .711 1897 134 31 82
* - 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 Sonny Dixon 28 5 8 .385 3.75 43 6 20 3 0 3 120.0 123 57 50 13 31 40 2 0 1 504 1.283 9.2 1.0 2.3 3.0 1.29
2 Jerry Lane 27 1 4 .200 4.92 20 2 11 0 0 0 56.2 64 33 31 3 16 26 1 0 1 247 1.412 10.2 0.5 2.5 4.1 1.63
3 Connie Marrero 42 8 7 .533 3.03 22 20 2 10 2 2 145.2 130 56 49 14 48 65 5 0 5 603 1.222 8.0 0.9 3.0 4.0 1.35
4 Walt Masterson 33 10 12 .455 3.63 29 20 7 10 4 0 166.1 145 79 67 16 62 95 3 1 1 697 1.244 7.8 0.9 3.4 5.1 1.53
5 Julio Moreno 32 3 1 .750 2.80 12 2 5 1 0 0 35.1 41 11 11 2 13 13 0 0 0 156 1.528 10.4 0.5 3.3 3.3 1.00
6 Jim Pearce 28 0 1 .000 7.71 4 1 0 0 0 0 9.1 15 10 8 3 6 0 0 0 1 43 2.250 14.5 2.9 5.8 0.0 0.00
7 Bob Porterfield 29 22 10 .688 3.35 34 32 2 24 9 0 255.0 243 99 95 19 73 77 1 0 2 1036 1.239 8.6 0.7 2.6 2.7 1.05
8 Spec Shea 32 12 7 .632 3.94 23 23 0 11 1 0 164.2 151 82 72 11 75 38 4 1 3 706 1.372 8.3 0.6 4.1 2.1 0.51
9 Al Sima* 31 2 3 .400 3.42 31 5 11 1 0 1 68.1 63 31 26 7 31 25 3 0 0 291 1.376 8.3 0.9 4.1 3.3 0.81
10 Bunky Stewart* 22 0 2 .000 4.70 2 2 0 1 0 0 15.1 17 9 8 1 11 3 1 0 0 72 1.826 10.0 0.6 6.5 1.8 0.27
11 Chuck Stobbs* 23 11 8 .579 3.29 27 20 5 8 0 0 153.0 146 64 56 11 44 67 1 0 2 640 1.242 8.6 0.6 2.6 3.9 1.52
12 Dean Stone* 22 0 1 .000 8.31 3 1 1 0 0 0 8.2 13 8 8 0 5 5 0 0 0 43 2.077 13.5 0.0 5.2 5.2 1.00
12 Players 30.5 76 76 .500 3.66 152 152 76 76 16 10 1344.2 1313 614 547 112 478 515 26 2 16 5686 1.332 8.8 0.7 3.2 3.4 1.08
* - 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
Ed Fitz Gerald 85 319 33 4 3 .989 4.14 8 19 18 49%
Mickey Grasso 59 219 24 4 4 .984 4.12 4 11 12 52%
Les Peden 8 26 5 0 1 1.000 3.88 0 2 3 60%
Bob Oldis 7 23 3 0 1 1.000 3.71 0 3 2 40%
Frank Sacka 6 25 5 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 0 1 100%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Vernon 152 1376 94 12 158 .992 9.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Terwilliger 133 333 395 13 108 .982 5.47
Mel Hoderlein 11 18 23 2 6 .953 3.73
Pete Runnels 11 24 27 3 7 .944 4.64
Jerry Snyder 4 5 4 2 0 .818 2.25
Tony Roig 2 7 7 0 2 1.000 7.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Yost 152 190 300 18 31 .965 3.22

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Runnels 121 195 324 23 87 .958 4.29
Yo-Yo Davalillo 17 39 47 6 10 .935 5.06
Jerry Snyder 17 28 54 1 10 .988 4.82
Gene Verble 8 10 18 0 4 1.000 3.50
Mel Hoderlein 2 0 5 0 0 1.000 2.50

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gil Coan 45 0.00
Ken Wood 7 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Busby 150 0.00
Gil Coan 1 0.00
Jackie Jensen 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jackie Jensen 145 0.00
Bruce Barmes 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Busby 150 482 15 6 4 .988 3.31
Jackie Jensen 146 274 9 5 0 .983 1.94
Gil Coan 46 105 2 0 1 1.000 2.33
Ken Wood 7 13 1 0 1 1.000 2.00
Bruce Barmes 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sonny Dixon 43 6 31 0 0 1.000 0.86
Bob Porterfield 34 16 50 0 4 1.000 1.94
Al Sima 31 3 15 0 2 1.000 0.58
Walt Masterson 29 10 27 4 1 .902 1.28
Chuck Stobbs 27 12 21 1 0 .971 1.22
Spec Shea 23 5 24 0 2 1.000 1.26
Connie Marrero 22 5 19 2 1 .923 1.09
Jerry Lane 20 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.45
Julio Moreno 12 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jim Pearce 4 0 1 1 0 .500 0.25
Dean Stone 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
Bunky Stewart 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Floyd Baker 36 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 10, 1916 Luray, VA, US 1953-04-16 1953-05-10
Bruce Barmes 23 L R 5' 8.0" 165 Oct 23, 1929 Vincennes, IN, US 1953-09-13 1953-09-27
Jim Busby 26 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 8, 1927 Kenedy, TX, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-27
Tommy Byrne 33 L L 6' 1.0" 182 Dec 31, 1919 Baltimore, MD, US 1953-06-12 1953-07-19
Frank Campos 29 L L 5' 11.0" 180 May 11, 1924 La Habana, La Habana, CU 1953-04-16 1953-05-17
Gil Coan 31 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 18, 1922 Monroe, NC, US 1953-05-17 1953-09-20
Sandy Consuegra 32 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 3, 1920 Potrerillos, CU 1953-04-16 1953-05-03
Yo-Yo Davalillo 25 R R 5' 3.0" 140 Jun 30, 1928 Cabimas, Zulia, VE 1953-08-01 1953-08-23
Sonny Dixon 28 S R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 5, 1924 Charlotte, NC, US 1953-04-20 1953-09-26
Ed Fitz Gerald 29 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 21, 1924 Santa Ynez, CA, US 1953-05-17 1953-09-25
Mickey Grasso 33 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 10, 1920 Newark, NJ, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-27
Mel Hoderlein 30 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 24, 1923 Mount Carmel, OH, US 1953-04-17 1953-09-26
Jackie Jensen 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 9, 1927 San Francisco, CA, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-27
Jerry Lane 27 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Feb 7, 1926 Ashland, NY, US 1953-07-07 1953-09-26
Connie Marrero 42 R R 5' 5.0" 158 Apr 25, 1911 Sagua La Grande, Villa Clara, CU 1953-04-20 1953-09-16
Walt Masterson 33 R R 6' 2.0" 189 Jun 22, 1920 Philadelphia, PA, US 1953-04-19 1953-09-27
Carmen Mauro 26 L R 6' 0.0" 167 Nov 10, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US 1953-05-27 1953-06-25
Julio Moreno 32 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 28, 1921 Guines, CU 1953-04-17 1953-06-26
Bob Oldis 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 5, 1928 Preston, IA, US 1953-04-28 1953-06-28
Jim Pearce 28 R R 6' 6.0" 180 Jun 9, 1925 Zebulon, NC, US 1953-04-22 1953-09-13
Les Peden 29 R R 6' 1.0" 212 Sep 17, 1923 Azle, TX, US 1953-04-17 1953-05-06
Bob Porterfield 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 10, 1923 Newport, VA, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-25
Tony Roig 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 23, 1927 New Orleans, LA, US 1953-09-13 1953-09-26
Pete Runnels 25 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 28, 1928 Lufkin, TX, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-27
Frank Sacka 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 30, 1924 Romulus, MI, US 1953-07-28 1953-09-13
Johnny Schmitz 32 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 27, 1920 Wausau, WI, US 1953-05-17 1953-09-20
Spec Shea 32 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 2, 1920 Naugatuck, CT, US 1953-05-02 1953-09-19
Al Sima 31 R L 6' 0.0" 187 Oct 7, 1921 Mahwah, NJ, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-20
Jerry Snyder 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 21, 1929 Jenks, OK, US 1953-07-05 1953-09-27
Bunky Stewart 22 L L 6' 0.0" 154 Jan 7, 1931 Jasper, NC, US 1953-09-20 1953-09-27
Chuck Stobbs 23 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 2, 1929 Wheeling, WV, US 1953-04-17 1953-09-14
Dean Stone 22 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Sep 1, 1930 Moline, IL, US 1953-09-13 1953-09-26
Wayne Terwilliger 28 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jun 27, 1925 Clare, MI, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-25
Kite Thomas 30 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 27, 1923 Kansas City, KS, US 1953-07-07 1953-09-27
Gene Verble 25 R R 5' 10.0" 163 Jun 29, 1928 Concord, NC, US 1953-04-16 1953-06-27
Mickey Vernon 35 L L 6' 2.0" 170 Apr 22, 1918 Marcus Hook, PA, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-27
Clyde Vollmer 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 24, 1921 Cincinnati, OH, US 1953-04-23 1953-09-27
Ken Wood 28 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 1, 1924 Lincolnton, NC, US 1953-04-16 1953-05-23
Eddie Yost 26 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 13, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US 1953-04-16 1953-09-27

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