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1953 Tulsa Oilers

1953 > Class AA > 1953 Texas League
Overall: 83-71
Scored 747 runs, Allowed 715 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-74

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Joe Schultz
Represented: Tulsa, OK
Ballpark: Texas League Park (Tulsa, OK)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Ed Bailey*221475724856211826421880377104.243.352.443.79521546
2Ed Barr321345024117210822512751657387.263.387.428.815176108
3John Berdella2922746571230030089.185.284.231.5151510
4Nino Escalera*231336175329516222196471767235.305.389.451.841240211
5Leon Foulk*272012101300000023.300.417.300.717300
6Edwin Grenkoski252233290420040019.138.167.207.374603
7Chuck Harmon2914361556686176241114832553641.311.353.466.820264112
8Bob Hazle*22572171912652153324102025.272.347.429.7778224
9Bud Hutson27119443373651111941369425970.298.403.475.87817774
10William Jankowski2729101931121211110089.226.287.301.5882800
11Ziggy Jasinski27622342162161111019111324.282.323.343.6667405
12Niles Jordan*271730243720020044.292.393.375.768902
13Howie Judson2714383436101300119.176.200.294.4941003
14George Lerchen#30803252755085256339324737.309.414.476.89013121
15John Liptak2715584699001400128.196.362.261.6231200
16Benjamin Lott2612353351020000022.303.343.364.7061200
17Michael Lutz258934329349791701168324449.270.372.440.81312942
18Al McNeilance25325348310300300415.208.269.271.5401301
19Don Mossi*24407162716200500620.258.324.290.6141803
20Meredith Murray2520312527110200411.280.379.400.7791002
21Raymond Petrzelka26546660615200700510.250.308.283.5911701
22Bob Prentice25147627546921542352478727371.282.367.474.84125908
23Tommy Reis381719171410040013.235.278.294.572501
24Howard Rodemoyer233343315410010041.129.229.161.390508
25Cliff Ross*2445433696200200110.167.211.222.433815
26Jack Tanner271328262930170025.346.393.577.9701500
27Joseph Torpey2513250944538101150043146033.227.319.261.57911604
28James Turner28407872619311900512.264.312.375.6872701
29Edward Varhely*263230272200020028.074.138.074.212201
30Lee Wheat2312981200000015.250.333.250.583200
31Dick Zwainz*2416535018011201310.160.208.260.4681300
31 Players26.1156594751747471385248621157007836648753.268.353.406.75921021433095
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Leon Foulk2713.25020
2Edwin Grenkoski2575.5833.8422135296.09750411132412021.3449.11.03.03.81.28
3Niles Jordan*2745.4444.6215105174.0794238930272001.4739.61.13.63.30.90
4Howie Judson271101.0001.8014108290.0672318540861121.1896.70.54.08.62.15
5Al McNeilance25119.5503.41321682140.013567531247641211.3008.70.83.04.11.36
6Don Mossi*241212.5002.913925103201.0179796515901454031.3388.00.74.06.51.61
7Meredith Murray2554.5564.862072074.0884940836280111.67610.71.04.43.40.78
8Raymond Petrzelka2669.4003.55421360157.01417862581903051.4148.10.34.65.21.11
9Tommy Reis3814.2005.241791055.0744832725144001.80012.11.14.12.30.56
10Howard Rodemoyer23105.6673.59331351123.01116149750453021.3098.10.53.73.30.90
11Cliff Ross*2478.4673.98341940122.010975547845660111.5828.00.56.24.10.67
12Edward Varhely*2664.6003.76321241103.0895543254405011.3887.80.24.73.50.74
13Lee Wheat2301.000120
13 Players25.78371.5393.7515615610056121348.0130971556299631679353351.4398.70.74.24.51.08
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Ed Bailey141671711215.9845.266
James Turner1880813.9894.891

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Nino Escalera115968651895.9838.98
Bob Prentice141255218.9859.29
Dick Zwainz141089412.9678.36
William Jankowski1082727.9788.90

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Joseph Torpey1143362852479.9635.45
Bob Prentice4384118622.9714.70

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Chuck Harmon1101153042830.9373.81
Bob Prentice28186393.9002.89
William Jankowski15112773.8442.53

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Bob Prentice651002001528.9524.62
Ziggy Jasinski601072071931.9435.23
John Berdella213669615.9465.00
Joseph Torpey183643412.9524.39

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Bud Hutson80174531.9842.24
George Lerchen62129572.9502.16
John Liptak11153011.0001.64

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ed Barr107268984.9722.59
Nino Escalera1851010.9812.83
Michael Lutz1746220.9602.82
George Lerchen1338020.9502.92

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Michael Lutz6287420.9781.47
Bob Hazle4871432.9621.56
Chuck Harmon1927120.9331.47
Bud Hutson18181001.0001.06
Ed Barr1210010.9090.83

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Raymond Petrzelka42142512.9750.93
Don Mossi3972632.9170.85
Cliff Ross3431431.8500.50
Howard Rodemoyer3382120.9350.88
Al McNeilance3252122.9290.81
Edward Varhely32519021.0000.75
Edwin Grenkoski2261311.9500.86
Leon Foulk203420.7780.35
Meredith Murray2011310.9330.70
Tommy Reis174810.9230.71
Niles Jordan15312011.0001.00
Howie Judson1441320.8951.21
Lee Wheat1220001.0000.17

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Ed Bailey22LR6' 2.0"205Apr 15, 1931Strawberry Plains, TN, US
Ed Barr32RR6' 0.0"190Aug 2, 1920San Diego, CA, US
Norman Bell25RR5' 11.0"175Sep 25, 1927Jamestown, OH, US
John Berdella29R6' 2.0"190Apr 4, 1924
Jim Bolger21RR6' 2.0"180Feb 23, 1932Cincinnati, OH, US
Bob Curley26RR5' 10.0"180Sep 20, 1926Covington, KY, US
Nino Escalera23LL5' 10.0"165Dec 1, 1929Santurce, PR
Leon Foulk27LR6' 2.0"188Feb 14, 1926Williamsport, PA, US
Edwin Grenkoski25RR6' 0.0"1851928
Chuck Harmon29RR6' 2.0"175Apr 23, 1924Washington, IN, US
Gene Hatton23R6' 0.0"1761930
Bob Hazle22LR6' 0.0"190Dec 9, 1930Laurens, SC, US
Bud Hutson27R6' 0.0"185Feb 6, 1926Atkins, AR, US
Edwin James23RR6' 2.0"1881930
William Jankowski27RR6' 1.0"200Feb 10, 1926
Ziggy Jasinski27RR5' 9.0"164Dec 3, 1925Maspeth, NY, US
Niles Jordan27LL5' 11.0"180Dec 1, 1925Lyman, WA, US
Howie Judson27RR6' 1.0"195Feb 16, 1926Hebron, IL, US
George Lerchen30SR5' 11.0"175Dec 1, 1922Detroit, MI, US
John Liptak27R6' 0.0"1801926
Benjamin Lott26RR5' 11.0"1671927
Don Lundberg23RR6' 2.0"210Jan 13, 1930Seattle, WA, US
Michael Lutz25RR6' 1.0"208Aug 29, 1927
Al McNeilance25RR5' 11.0"175Sep 4, 1927Buffalo, NY, US
Don Mossi24LL6' 1.0"195Jan 11, 1929St. Helena, CA, US
Meredith Murray25RR6' 4.0"1801928
Edwin Oswald26RR6' 2.0"192Aug 3, 1926
Raymond Petrzelka26RR6' 3.0"1951927
Bob Prentice25R6' 0.0"1801928
Tommy Reis38RR6' 2.0"180Aug 6, 1914Newport, KY, US
Howard Rodemoyer23RR5' 11.0"190Jan 22, 1930Fredonia, PA, US
Cliff Ross24LL6' 4.0"195Aug 3, 1928Philadelphia, PA, US
Jake Schmitt27LL6' 1.0"173Nov 3, 1925Norwalk, CT, US
Jack Tanner27R6' 3.0"2281926
Joseph Torpey25R6' 0.0"1751928
James Turner28R6' 0.0"1801925
Edward Varhely26LL6' 1.0"1801927
Lee Wheat23RR6' 4.0"200Sep 15, 1929Edwardsville, IL, US
Dick Zwainz24L6' 3.0"205Dec 24, 1928CA, US

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