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1953 Danville Leafs

1953 > Class B > 1953 Carolina League
Overall: 79-59
Scored 760 runs, Allowed 645 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-59

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Andy Gilbert
Represented: Danville, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Charles Allen* 25 51 164 51 9 0 12 .311 .585 96
2 Theodore Birkeland 25 13 20 2 0 0 0 .100 .100 2
3 Robert Caldwell 25 137 568 160 43 1 16 .282 .445 253
4 Melvin Collins 21 125 466 104 19 5 1 .223 .292 136
5 Max Davidson* 25 104 347 100 18 1 20 .288 .519 180
6 George Erath 25 21 23 6 1 0 0 .261 .304 7
7 Andy Gilbert 38 53 144 44 5 1 6 .306 .479 69
8 John Hafenecker 24 119 492 149 26 5 3 .303 .394 194
9 Earl Hemberger* 20 62 103 26 5 1 5 .252 .466 48
10 James Hopkins* 21 15 31 3 0 0 1 .097 .194 6
11 John Joyner 22 19 55 15 4 0 1 .273 .400 22
12 Robert Knight 25 34 124 34 7 0 2 .274 .379 47
13 George Lefelar 22 68 196 51 8 0 3 .260 .347 68
14 Lloyd Lundeen 24 25 70 19 5 0 3 .271 .471 33
15 James Madalone 22 10 24 10 1 0 1 .417 .583 14
16 Richard Messner 23 36 57 9 1 0 0 .158 .175 10
17 Ramon Monzant 20 38 98 22 4 1 0 .224 .286 28
18 Lawrence Paladino 22 37 43 14 3 0 0 .326 .395 17
19 Andrew Rellick 23 111 408 115 18 5 22 .282 .512 209
20 Arthur Rosser 23 48 60 4 2 0 0 .067 .100 6
21 Joseph Rovner 24 137 471 116 25 5 9 .246 .378 178
22 John Skarzynski? -- 15 47 8 0 0 0 .170 .170 8
23 Dick Urlage 19 61 199 44 7 1 3 .221 .312 62
24 Bill White* 19 134 533 159 25 2 20 .298 .465 248
24 Players 23.2 139 5436 4761 760 1268 238 28 128 679 70 603 856 .266 .349 .409 .758 1946 72
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 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 Theodore Birkeland 25 3 1 .750 2.55 13 9 60.0 55 27 17 2 23 1.300 8.2 0.3 3.4
2 George Erath 25 3 3 .500 6.16 21 6 76.0 99 59 52 8 28 1.671 11.7 0.9 3.3
3 Earl Hemberger 20 13 9 .591 4.66 31 27 174.0 167 99 90 17 101 1.540 8.6 0.9 5.2
4 Lloyd Lundeen 24 13 8 .619 3.77 24 21 167.0 144 83 70 19 64 1.246 7.8 1.0 3.4
5 Richard Messner 23 11 13 .458 3.45 36 22 172.0 184 101 66 13 99 1.645 9.6 0.7 5.2
6 Ramon Monzant 20 23 6 .793 2.73 37 31 254.0 193 88 77 16 107 1.181 6.8 0.6 3.8
7 Lawrence Paladino 22 4 9 .308 4.78 35 12 111.0 117 76 59 8 82 1.793 9.5 0.6 6.6
8 Arthur Rosser* 23 9 7 .563 3.22 48 9 165.0 160 72 59 12 65 1.364 8.7 0.7 3.5
8 Players 22.3 79 59 .572 139 139 645

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
George Lefelar 63 328 17 8 .977 5.48
Dick Urlage 59 295 33 4 .988 5.56
John Skarzynski 15 87 6 1 .989 6.20
James Hopkins 14 53 4 2 .966 4.07

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill White 112 986 78 18 .983 9.50
Andy Gilbert 32 228 26 3 .988 7.94

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joseph Rovner 132 332 376 40 .947 5.36

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Caldwell 129 130 275 19 .955 3.14

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Melvin Collins 124 229 419 35 .949 5.23

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Hafenecker 115 260 16 10 .965 2.40
Max Davidson 101 225 13 7 .971 2.36
Andrew Rellick 99 141 8 7 .955 1.51
Charles Allen 41 53 4 4 .934 1.39
Robert Knight 32 59 5 1 .985 2.00
John Joyner 13 20 2 0 1.000 1.69

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Arthur Rosser 48 0.00
Ramon Monzant 37 0.00
Richard Messner 36 0.00
Lawrence Paladino 35 0.00
Lloyd Lundeen 24 0.00
George Erath 21 0.00
Theodore Birkeland 13 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charles Allen 25 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 3, 1927 Raleigh, NC, US
Theodore Birkeland 25 R R 6' 4.0" 190 1928
John Brady 19 R R 6' 2.0" 181 1934
Joseph Burke 20 R L 6' 3.0" 195 1933
Robert Caldwell 25 R 5' 10.0" 160 1928
Melvin Collins 21 R 5' 10.0" 162 1932
Max Davidson 25 L 6' 1.0" 185 1928
George Erath 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 10, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Leonard Fassler 24 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1929
Andy Gilbert 38 R R 6' 0.0" 203 Jul 18, 1914 Bradenville, PA, US
John Hafenecker 24 R 5' 11.0" 160 Dec 15, 1928
Earl Hemberger 20 L R 6' 1.0" 178 1933
Frederick Hinton 20 R 5' 11.0" 185 1933
James Hopkins 21 L 6' 1.0" 200 1932
John Joyner 22 R 6' 0.0" 185 1931
Robert Knight 25 R 6' 0.0" 190 1928
George Lefelar 22 R 5' 11.0" 175 1931
Lloyd Lundeen 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1929
James Madalone 22 R 5' 9.0" 168 1931
Daniel Merotta -- Unknown
Richard Messner 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
Ramon Monzant 20 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Jan 4, 1933 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Lawrence Paladino 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1931
Andrew Rellick 23 R 6' 2.0" 210 1930
Arthur Rosser 23 R L 6' 4.0" 170 Feb 22, 1930
Joseph Rovner 24 R 5' 10.0" 180 1929
John Skarzynski -- Unknown
Daniel Toma 22 R 6' 1.0" 170 1931
Dick Urlage 19 R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 6, 1933 Covington, KY, US
Arthur Webb 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1929
Bill White 19 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 28, 1934 Lakewood, FL, US

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