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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
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 Leo Alarid* 19 74 279 92 15 3 2 .330 .427 119
2 Clifford Allmon 19 33 63 8 2 0 1 .127 .206 13
3 Floyd Brower 20 26 32 8 2 0 0 .250 .313 10 Stats for 2 teams
4 Tex Clevenger 20 19 62 16 2 0 0 .258 .290 18
5 Elm Daley 19 14 28 1 1 0 0 .036 .071 2
6 Cullen Deck 19 17 46 9 3 1 0 .196 .304 14
7 Gerald Hall 19 12 14 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Edward Irons 25 72 219 70 20 2 8 .320 .539 118
9 Marty Keough* 19 124 491 162 21 11 4 .330 .442 217
10 Gary Killingsworth 22 47 172 31 3 1 1 .180 .227 39 Stats for 2 teams
11 Dick Klingman 21 86 278 61 7 3 0 .219 .266 74 Stats for 2 teams
12 Ed Mayer* 21 53 118 27 5 0 1 .229 .297 35
13 James Ollis 21 64 209 44 3 0 5 .211 .297 62
14 Bull Palica 33 46 46 9 2 0 0 .196 .239 11
15 Clair Parkin 22 32 84 16 2 0 0 .190 .214 18
16 Albie Pearson* 18 125 461 154 23 11 2 .334 .445 205
17 Edward Sobczak 31 137 519 175 35 9 20 .337 .555 288
18 Nino Spatafore 20 110 361 109 15 5 5 .302 .413 149
19 Robert Spence 25 11 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
20 Harold Toso* 24 136 506 137 20 5 3 .271 .348 176
21 Harvey Toso 24 87 278 70 4 1 0 .252 .273 76
22 Robert Turk 18 63 212 65 10 1 5 .307 .434 92
23 Red Whitson# 20 19 26 5 0 0 0 .192 .192 5
24 Jerry Zimmerman 18 101 328 87 15 2 2 .265 .341 112
25 William Zonner 19 15 21 3 0 0 0 .143 .143 3
25 Players 21.8 141 5527 4763 790 1335 204 55 59 719 87 663 680 .280 .368 .383 .752 1826 101
* - 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 Clifford Allmon 19 7 8 .467 4.34 31 22 164.0 158 103 79 7 108 1.622 8.7 0.4 5.9
2 Floyd Brower 20 3 6 .333 3.14 21 8 83.0 82 53 29 0 55 1.651 8.9 0.0 6.0 Stats for 2 teams
3 Tex Clevenger 20 16 2 .889 1.51 19 18 155.0 96 46 26 7 49 0.935 5.6 0.4 2.8
4 Ed Mayer* 21 17 8 .680 3.16 29 29 208.0 187 91 73 6 106 1.409 8.1 0.3 4.6
5 Jack Osborn 19 3 2 .600 8 32.0
6 Bull Palica 33 15 5 .750 2.61 46 8 145.0 137 46 42 5 45 1.255 8.5 0.3 2.8
7 Clair Parkin 22 18 9 .667 2.27 31 27 226.0 172 79 57 8 94 1.177 6.8 0.3 3.7
8 Red Whitson 20 6 2 .750 2.92 15 9 80.0 72 33 26 4 36 1.350 8.1 0.4 4.0
9 William Zonner 19 3 5 .375 5.98 15 10 64.2 57 50 43 4 58 1.778 7.9 0.6 8.1
9 Players 22.3 93 47 .664 141 141 574
* - 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
Jerry Zimmerman 101 699 63 13 .983 7.54
Edward Irons 54 311 34 9 .975 6.39

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harold Toso 135 1003 73 18 .984 7.97

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harvey Toso 80 213 147 16 .957 4.50
Leo Alarid 54 100 108 8 .963 3.85

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nino Spatafore 65 61 112 19 .901 2.66
Robert Turk 48 60 82 6 .959 2.96
Gary Killingsworth 40 40 74 19 .857 2.85 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Ollis 63 98 155 25 .910 4.02
Dick Klingman 49 78 123 14 .935 4.10 Stats for 2 teams
Cullen Deck 12 20 46 8 .892 5.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Sobczak 137 259 15 13 .955 2.00
Marty Keough 123 259 16 11 .962 2.24
Albie Pearson 120 225 14 10 .960 1.99
Elm Daley 11 9 1 1 .909 0.91

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bull Palica 46 0.00
Clifford Allmon 31 0.00
Clair Parkin 31 0.00
Ed Mayer 29 0.00
Floyd Brower 21 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Tex Clevenger 19 0.00
Red Whitson 15 0.00
William Zonner 15 0.00
Jack Osborn 8 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Leo Alarid 19 L 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 12, 1934 Ely, NV, US
Clifford Allmon 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 31, 1933 Ventura, CA, US
Floyd Brower 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 19, 1932 Riverside, CA, US
Gerald Busey 20 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 30, 1933 Yakima, WA, US
Tex Clevenger 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 9, 1932 Visalia, CA, US
Mario D'Ambrosi 19 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Oct 9, 1933 Los Angeles, CA, US
Elm Daley 19 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 10, 1934 Grass Valley, CA, US
Cullen Deck 19 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 11, 1934 Shawnee, OK, US
Gerald Hall 19 R R 6' 0.0" 160 May 23, 1934 Oroville, CA, US
Edward Irons 25 R 6' 0.0" 210 May 3, 1928 West Haven, CT, US
Marty Keough 19 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 14, 1934 Oakland, CA, US
Gary Killingsworth 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 4, 1931 Long Beach, CA, US
Dick Klingman 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 8, 1932 Oakland, CA, US
Norman Luoni 21 L L 6' 5.0" 208 Aug 13, 1931 Dorchester, MA, US
Ed Mayer 21 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 30, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Arch Nebron 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1933
James Ollis 21 R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 24, 1932
Jack Osborn 19 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 14, 1934 San Diego, CA, US
Bull Palica 33 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jan 1, 1920 Los Angeles, CA, US
Clair Parkin 22 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Apr 7, 1931 Wall, SD, US
Albie Pearson 18 L L 5' 5.0" 140 Sep 12, 1934 Alhambra, CA, US
Paul Schulte 19 R R 6' 3.0" 186 Mar 13, 1934 St. Louis, MO, US
Edward Sobczak 31 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 6, 1921 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Nino Spatafore 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 6, 1933 San Francisco, CA, US
Robert Spence 25 R L 6' 0.0" 155 1928
Harry Stamatis 18 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 4, 1934 San Francisco, CA, US
Harold Toso 24 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 24, 1928 Stockton, CA, US
Harvey Toso 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 24, 1928 Stockton, CA, US
Robert Turk 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 4, 1935 Modesto, CA, US
Red Whitson 20 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Jan 27, 1933 Norfolk, VA, US
Jerry Zimmerman 18 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 21, 1934 Omaha, NE, US
William Zonner 19 R R 6' 6.0" 214 Jul 22, 1933

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