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1953 Toledo Sox

1953 > Class AAA > 1953 American Association
Overall: 90-64
Scored 724 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: George Selkirk and Tommy Holmes
Represented: Toledo, OH
Ballpark: n/a
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 Jim Basso 33 119 402 374 35 91 15 2 8 43 3 23 62 .243 .289 .358 .647 134 10 1 4 Stats for 2 teams
2 Charlie Bicknell 24 45 77 70 10 15 4 1 0 5 0 3 10 .214 .247 .300 .547 21 2 0 4
3 Jack Cerin 28 87 245 223 33 57 9 4 9 36 1 18 43 .256 .317 .453 .770 101 7 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
4 Bob Chipman* 34 35 23 19 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 9 .263 .333 .316 .649 6 0 0 2
5 Gene Conley 22 37 109 106 10 21 0 0 2 11 0 1 26 .198 .206 .255 .460 27 0 0 2
6 Jack Daniels* 25 100 260 212 26 49 8 2 6 24 2 46 38 .231 .368 .373 .741 79 1 0 2
7 Monk Dubiel 35 40 19 18 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 .278 .278 .278 .556 5 0 0 1
8 Hank Ertman* 29 133 505 446 57 104 20 0 16 68 1 46 69 .233 .313 .386 .699 172 9 6 7
9 George Estock 28 30 29 23 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 7 .087 .250 .174 .424 4 0 0 1
10 Dick Hoover* 27 30 43 39 4 9 0 0 1 6 0 3 6 .231 .286 .308 .593 12 0 0 1
11 Virgil Jester 25 29 54 51 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 1 18 .078 .096 .098 .194 5 1 0 2
12 Sam Jethroe# 36 145 665 543 137 168 32 10 28 74 27 109 120 .309 .434 .560 .994 304 5 11 2
13 Russ Kerns* 32 23 55 49 2 9 1 0 0 1 0 5 6 .184 .259 .204 .463 10 0 0 1
14 Buddy Kerr 30 39 129 107 13 25 3 1 1 7 0 21 19 .234 .359 .308 .668 33 1 0 1
15 Billy Klaus* 24 144 659 597 88 164 41 5 10 61 8 47 66 .275 .330 .410 .740 245 2 2 13
16 Luis Marquez 27 130 557 510 77 149 28 3 13 81 37 34 76 .292 .350 .435 .785 222 5 11 2
17 Robert Montag* 30 90 306 239 39 58 13 3 10 42 5 65 64 .243 .407 .448 .854 107 3 1 1
18 Billy Queen 24 124 486 434 74 122 17 1 18 77 3 49 84 .281 .355 .449 .805 195 5 1 2
19 Paul Rambone 25 92 309 282 30 65 8 4 5 31 0 26 56 .230 .295 .340 .636 96 5 0 1
20 Billy Reed* 30 132 560 511 58 148 38 2 5 73 3 37 24 .290 .348 .401 .749 205 9 9 3
21 Eugene Solt 24 73 236 223 20 45 8 0 4 21 2 13 31 .202 .246 .291 .537 65 8 0 0
22 Chuck Tanner* 24 17 58 52 5 10 3 0 2 5 0 6 5 .192 .276 .365 .641 19 1 0 0
23 Bert Thiel 27 18 28 27 4 6 3 0 0 3 0 1 6 .222 .250 .333 .583 9 1 0 0
24 Glenn Thompson 24 29 59 56 7 13 1 0 5 12 0 3 22 .232 .271 .518 .789 29 0 0 0
25 Murray Wall 26 41 64 60 11 13 0 1 0 5 1 2 21 .217 .242 .250 .492 15 0 0 2
26 Dewey Williams 37 98 322 278 28 57 6 0 3 28 2 43 53 .205 .312 .259 .571 72 6 0 1
26 Players 28.5 154 5875 5196 724 1326 249 33 133 677 93 584 879 .255 .336 .393 .728 2040 68 45 50
* - 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 Charlie Bicknell 24 15 10 .600 4.07 35 29 10 1 197.0 199 102 89 18 75 93 2 1 4 1.391 9.1 0.8 3.4 4.2 1.24
2 Bob Chipman* 34 6 5 .545 3.80 35 5 1 0 71.0 68 32 30 2 35 37 0 0 1 1.451 8.6 0.3 4.4 4.7 1.06
3 Gene Conley 22 23 9 .719 2.90 36 32 24 4 261.0 198 91 84 22 57 211 4 0 6 0.977 6.8 0.8 2.0 7.3 3.70
4 Monk Dubiel 35 5 4 .556 3.89 40 2 0 0 81.0 86 36 35 7 36 34 1 0 2 1.506 9.6 0.8 4.0 3.8 0.94
5 George Estock 28 4 2 .667 4.24 30 5 2 0 87.0 84 45 41 4 53 40 2 0 6 1.575 8.7 0.4 5.5 4.1 0.75
6 Dick Hoover* 27 5 5 .500 4.05 29 9 2 0 111.0 126 63 50 10 29 34 3 1 0 1.396 10.2 0.8 2.4 2.8 1.17
7 Virgil Jester 25 9 10 .474 4.73 29 17 7 2 135.0 157 75 71 20 34 59 1 1 0 1.415 10.5 1.3 2.3 3.9 1.74
8 Bert Thiel 27 5 4 .556 3.76 18 9 1 0 79.0 84 38 33 10 28 44 1 0 1 1.418 9.6 1.1 3.2 5.0 1.57
9 Glenn Thompson 24 8 6 .571 3.87 28 22 6 2 149.0 125 72 64 9 108 110 13 1 7 1.564 7.6 0.5 6.5 6.6 1.02
10 Murray Wall 26 10 8 .556 3.04 26 24 11 2 160.0 166 72 54 17 41 47 2 0 0 1.294 9.3 1.0 2.3 2.6 1.15
10 Players 26.6 90 64 .584 154 154 630
* - 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
Dewey Williams 93 466 42 4 7 .992 5.46 3
Eugene Solt 65 266 36 9 8 .971 4.65 3
Russ Kerns 22 50 7 0 0 1.000 2.59 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hank Ertman 130 1051 52 7 106 .994 8.48
Jack Daniels 29 251 12 2 30 .992 9.07

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Reed 127 278 329 15 77 .976 4.78
Paul Rambone 18 31 44 3 10 .962 4.17
Buddy Kerr 12 36 35 1 6 .986 5.92

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Queen 81 64 146 18 13 .921 2.59
Paul Rambone 59 59 109 11 13 .939 2.85
Billy Klaus 20 15 34 4 6 .925 2.45

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Klaus 127 217 382 28 81 .955 4.72
Buddy Kerr 23 31 53 5 16 .944 3.65

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Jethroe 142 408 16 9 3 .979 2.99
Luis Marquez 130 273 4 8 0 .972 2.13
Jim Basso 106 191 9 5 0 .976 1.89 Stats for 2 teams
Robert Montag 71 111 8 5 2 .960 1.68
Jack Daniels 64 85 3 0 0 1.000 1.38
Jack Cerin 56 101 5 6 1 .946 1.89 Stats for 2 teams
Billy Queen 34 68 4 2 1 .973 2.12
Chuck Tanner 13 29 2 0 1 1.000 2.38

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Monk Dubiel 40 2 19 0 2 1.000 0.53
Gene Conley 36 9 39 3 1 .941 1.33
Charlie Bicknell 35 14 43 2 3 .966 1.63
Bob Chipman 35 2 17 0 1 1.000 0.54
George Estock 30 3 20 0 1 1.000 0.77
Dick Hoover 29 5 24 1 1 .967 1.00
Virgil Jester 29 10 22 0 2 1.000 1.10
Glenn Thompson 28 5 19 1 4 .960 0.86
Murray Wall 26 13 24 2 5 .949 1.42
Bert Thiel 18 4 21 2 2 .926 1.39

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jim Basso 33 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 5, 1919 Omaha, NE, US
Charlie Bicknell 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 27, 1928 Plainfield, NJ, US
Jack Brittin 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 4, 1924 Athens, IL, US
Jack Cerin 28 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925
Bob Chipman 34 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 11, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US
Gene Conley 22 R R 6' 8.0" 225 Nov 10, 1930 Muskogee, OK, US
Jack Daniels 25 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 21, 1927 Chester, PA, US
Monk Dubiel 35 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 12, 1918 Hartford, CT, US
Hank Ertman 29 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 18, 1923 Sobieski, WI, US
George Estock 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 2, 1924 Stirling, NJ, US
John Fitzgerald 27 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1926
Harry Hanebrink 25 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 12, 1927 St. Louis, MO, US
Dick Hoover 27 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 11, 1925 Columbus, OH, US
Virgil Jester 25 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Jul 23, 1927 Denver, CO, US
Sam Jethroe 36 S R 6' 1.0" 178 Jan 23, 1917 Lowndes County, MS, US
Russ Kerns 32 L R 6' 0.0" 188 Nov 10, 1920 Fremont, OH, US
Buddy Kerr 30 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 6, 1922 Astoria, NY, US
Billy Klaus 24 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Dec 9, 1928 Spring Grove, IL, US
Robert Mainzer 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 1, 1926 Chicago, IL, US
Luis Marquez 27 R R 5' 10.0" 174 Oct 28, 1925 Aguadilla, PR
Robert Montag 30 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 21, 1923 Cincinnati, OH, US
Billy Queen 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 28, 1928 Gastonia, NC, US
Paul Rambone 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 3, 1927 Dewfield, NJ, US
Billy Reed 30 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 12, 1922 Shawano, WI, US
Eugene Solt 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 29, 1928 Fort Eustis, VA, US
Burt Stone 25 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jun 21, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Chuck Tanner 24 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 4, 1928 New Castle, PA, US
Bert Thiel 27 R R 5' 10.0" 185 May 4, 1926 Marion, WI, US
Glenn Thompson 24 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Dec 7, 1928 Minneapolis, MN, US
Pat Tomkinson 26 R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 20, 1927
Murray Wall 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 19, 1926 Dallas, TX, US
Dewey Williams 37 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Feb 5, 1916 Durham, NC, US

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