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1953 San Jose Red Sox

1953 > Class C > 1953 California League
Overall: 93-47
Scored 790 runs, Allowed 574 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-50

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Red Marion and Joe Stephenson
Represented: San Jose, CA
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (San Jose, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Leo Alarid*1974279921532.330.427119
2Clifford Allmon1933638201.127.20613
3Floyd Brower2026328200.250.31310Stats for 2 teams
4Tex Clevenger20196216200.258.29018
5Elm Daley1914281100.036.0712
6Cullen Deck1917469310.196.30414
7Gerald Hall1912140000.000.0000
8Edward Irons2572219702028.320.539118
9Marty Keough*1912449116221114.330.442217
10Gary Killingsworth224717231311.180.22739Stats for 2 teams
11Dick Klingman218627861730.219.26674Stats for 2 teams
12Ed Mayer*215311827501.229.29735
13James Ollis216420944305.211.29762
14Bull Palica3346469200.196.23911
15Clair Parkin22328416200.190.21418
16Albie Pearson*1812546115423112.334.445205
17Edward Sobczak3113751917535920.337.555288
18Nino Spatafore201103611091555.302.413149
19Robert Spence251131000.333.3331
20Harold Toso*241365061372053.271.348176
21Harvey Toso248727870410.252.27376
22Robert Turk1863212651015.307.43492
23Red Whitson#2019265000.192.1925
24Jerry Zimmerman18101328871522.265.341112
25William Zonner1915213000.143.1433
25 Players21.8141552747637901335204555971987663680.280.368.383.7521826101
* - 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
1Clifford Allmon1978.4674.343122164.01581037971081.6228.70.45.9
2Floyd Brower2036.3333.1421883.08253290551.6518.90.06.0Stats for 2 teams
3Tex Clevenger20162.8891.511918155.09646267490.9355.60.42.8
4Ed Mayer*21178.6803.162929208.0187917361061.4098.10.34.6
5Jack Osborn1932.600832.0
6Bull Palica33155.7502.61468145.013746425451.2558.50.32.8
7Clair Parkin22189.6672.273127226.017279578941.1776.80.33.7
8Red Whitson2062.7502.9215980.07233264361.3508.10.44.0
9William Zonner1935.3755.98151064.25750434581.7787.90.68.1
9 Players22.39347.664141141574
* - 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


Jerry Zimmerman1016996313.9837.54
Edward Irons54311349.9756.39


Harold Toso13510037318.9847.97


Harvey Toso8021314716.9574.50
Leo Alarid541001088.9633.85


Nino Spatafore656111219.9012.66
Robert Turk4860826.9592.96
Gary Killingsworth40407419.8572.85Stats for 2 teams


James Ollis639815525.9104.02
Dick Klingman497812314.9354.10Stats for 2 teams
Cullen Deck1220468.8925.50


Edward Sobczak1372591513.9552.00
Marty Keough1232591611.9622.24
Albie Pearson1202251410.9601.99
Elm Daley11911.9090.91


Bull Palica460.00
Clifford Allmon310.00
Clair Parkin310.00
Ed Mayer290.00
Floyd Brower210.00Stats for 2 teams
Tex Clevenger190.00
Red Whitson150.00
William Zonner150.00
Jack Osborn80.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Leo Alarid19L5' 10.0"170Jan 12, 1934Ely, NV, US
Clifford Allmon19RR6' 3.0"190Dec 31, 1933Ventura, CA, US
Floyd Brower20RR6' 3.0"200Sep 19, 1932Riverside, CA, US
Gerald Busey20LL6' 1.0"195Jan 30, 1933Yakima, WA, US
Tex Clevenger20RR6' 1.0"180Jul 9, 1932Visalia, CA, US
Mario D'Ambrosi19RR5' 8.0"175Oct 9, 1933Los Angeles, CA, US
Elm Daley19RR6' 1.0"170Jun 10, 1934Grass Valley, CA, US
Cullen Deck19RR6' 1.0"170Mar 11, 1934Shawnee, OK, US
Gerald Hall19RR6' 0.0"160May 23, 1934Oroville, CA, US
Edward Irons25R6' 0.0"210May 3, 1928West Haven, CT, US
Marty Keough19LL6' 0.0"180Apr 14, 1934Oakland, CA, US
Gary Killingsworth22RR6' 1.0"175Jun 4, 1931Long Beach, CA, US
Dick Klingman21RR6' 0.0"175Mar 8, 1932Oakland, CA, US
Norman Luoni21LL6' 5.0"208Aug 13, 1931Dorchester, MA, US
Ed Mayer21LL6' 2.0"185Nov 30, 1931San Francisco, CA, US
Arch Nebron20RR6' 3.0"2001933
James Ollis21R6' 2.0"180Jan 24, 1932
Jack Osborn19RR6' 2.0"205Jun 14, 1934San Diego, CA, US
Bull Palica33RR6' 0.0"205Jan 1, 1920Los Angeles, CA, US
Clair Parkin22RR6' 1.0"165Apr 7, 1931Wall, SD, US
Albie Pearson18LL5' 5.0"140Sep 12, 1934Alhambra, CA, US
Paul Schulte19RR6' 3.0"186Mar 13, 1934St. Louis, MO, US
Edward Sobczak31RR6' 2.0"195Nov 6, 1921Pittsburgh, PA, US
Nino Spatafore20RR6' 1.0"195May 6, 1933San Francisco, CA, US
Robert Spence25RL6' 0.0"1551928
Harry Stamatis18RR6' 1.0"185Oct 4, 1934San Francisco, CA, US
Harold Toso24LL5' 11.0"175Sep 24, 1928Stockton, CA, US
Harvey Toso24RR5' 11.0"175Sep 24, 1928Stockton, CA, US
Robert Turk18RR6' 2.0"190Mar 4, 1935Modesto, CA, US
Red Whitson20SR6' 0.0"170Jan 27, 1933Norfolk, VA, US
Jerry Zimmerman18RR6' 2.0"185Sep 21, 1934Omaha, NE, US
William Zonner19RR6' 6.0"214Jul 22, 1933

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