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1953 Fargo-Moorhead Twins

1953 > Class C > 1953 Northern League
Overall: 86-39
Scored 915 runs, Allowed 646 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-43

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Zeke Bonura and Santo Luberto
Represented: Moorhead, MN and Fargo, ND
Ballpark: Barnett Field (Fargo, ND)
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 Robert Borovicka* 20 41 77 15 3 1 0 .195 .260 20
2 Kenneth Braeseke 22 101 405 124 18 8 1 .306 .398 161
3 Joe Camacho 25 126 533 158 35 7 11 .296 .450 240
4 Ken Elliott 19 10 19 1 0 0 0 .053 .053 1
5 Galen Fiss 21 52 171 47 9 4 3 .275 .427 73
6 Frank Gravino 30 125 471 166 23 12 52 .352 .783 369
7 Santo Luberto 26 126 457 165 29 5 5 .361 .479 219
8 Roger Maris* 18 114 418 136 18 13 9 .325 .495 207
9 Jerry Mehlisch 22 45 151 56 8 1 1 .371 .457 69
10 Robert Melton 21 97 304 79 13 5 13 .260 .464 141
11 Ray Mendoza* 24 126 426 115 23 5 16 .270 .460 196
12 John Morse 24 108 369 118 12 10 2 .320 .423 156
13 Donald Nance 20 32 72 8 0 1 0 .111 .139 10
14 Raymond Seif 20 32 102 14 6 1 0 .137 .216 22
15 Wilfrid Sirois 20 25 46 8 1 0 2 .174 .326 15
16 Richard Wenger* 21 14 26 2 0 0 0 .077 .077 2
17 Donald Wolf 21 26 60 9 0 3 0 .150 .250 15
17 Players 23.4 126 4993 4191 915 1236 200 77 115 788 166 695 618 .295 .395 .462 .857 1935 107
* - 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 Robert Borovicka 20 10 2 .833 4.50 29 9 108.0 102 62 54 8 57 1.472 8.5 0.7 4.8
2 Herbert Damico 22 4 3 .571 4.12 7 5 48.0 49 31 22 6 30 1.646 9.2 1.1 5.6
3 Ken Elliott 19 2 5 .286 8.13 10 9 52.0 75 59 47 8 33 2.077 13.0 1.4 5.7
4 Donald Nance 20 20 9 .690 3.81 30 22 201.0 196 108 85 12 90 1.423 8.8 0.5 4.0
5 Raymond Seif 20 20 5 .800 2.52 32 28 257.0 222 96 72 12 96 1.237 7.8 0.4 3.4
6 Wilfrid Sirois 20 8 3 .727 5.35 21 12 106.0 85 78 63 4 130 2.028 7.2 0.3 11.0
7 Richard Wenger* 21 4 4 .500 5.27 13 11 70.0 68 49 41 7 64 1.886 8.7 0.9 8.2
8 Donald Wolf 21 13 4 .765 5.42 25 20 156.0 157 105 94 7 129 1.833 9.1 0.4 7.4
8 Players 20.3 86 39 .688 126 126 646
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Raymond Seif 32 0.00
Donald Nance 30 0.00
Robert Borovicka 29 0.00
Donald Wolf 25 0.00
Wilfrid Sirois 21 0.00
Richard Wenger 13 0.00
Ken Elliott 10 0.00
Herbert Damico 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Borovicka 20 L R 6' 1.0" 185 1933
Kenneth Braeseke 22 R 5' 11.0" 177 1931
Joe Camacho 25 R 6' 0.0" 178 May 29, 1928
Herbert Damico 22 L R 5' 10.0" 160 1931
Verne Deering 18 R L 6' 2.0" 210 1935
Ken Elliott 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1934
Galen Fiss 21 R 6' 0.0" 207 Jul 10, 1931 Johnson, KS, US
Frank Gravino 30 R R 5' 10.0" 187 Jan 29, 1923
Charles Irwin -- Unknown
Santo Luberto 26 R 6' 1.0" 187 Jun 25, 1927
Roger Maris 18 L R 6' 0.0" 197 Sep 10, 1934 Hibbing, MN, US
Jerry Mehlisch 22 R 5' 11.0" 185 1931
Robert Melton 21 R 5' 10.0" 194 1932
Ray Mendoza 24 L L 6' 5.0" 190 1929
John Morse 24 R 6' 0.0" 195 1929
Gordon Morud -- Unknown
Donald Nance 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1933
Kelvin Roberts 19 L 6' 1.0" 185 1934
Raymond Seif 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1933
Wilfrid Sirois 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1933
Jerald Underwood 22 R 6' 1.0" 175 1931
James Washam -- Unknown
Richard Wenger 21 L L 6' 1.0" 178 1932
Donald Wolf 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1932
Ray Yelle 20 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Apr 6, 1933 Park Hill, ON, CA

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