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1953 Atlanta Crackers

1953 > Class AA > 1953 Southern Association
Overall: 84-70
Scored 770 runs, Allowed 659 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Gene Mauch
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Billy Barrett25540000.000.0000
2Howard Boles2619459112.200.40018
3Jack Brittin2922248300.333.45811
4Jack Caro2210399100.231.25610
5Leo Cristante26416419512.297.50032
6Dick Donovan*25527822515.282.56444
7John Fitzgerald*2718131100.077.1542
8Art Fowler30548718200.207.23020
9Bill George*2540364010.111.1676
10Bob Giggie1938466100.130.1527
11Roy Jarvis2772172531128.308.53592
12Jesse Levan*263143000.214.2143
13Robert Mainzer261405071332429.262.371188
14Gene Mauch27111340912339.268.432147
15Richard McMillin24110000.000.0000
16Jack Parks*2512941311418621.276.501207
17Vernon Petty291535231392236.266.354185
18Taylor Phillips*2030395100.128.1546
19Dick Sinovic2715658720135723.342.543319
20Billy Smith*238617142612.246.32756
21Chuck Tanner*2412646514829116.318.467217
22Jack Taylor2533151000.067.0671
23Pete Whisenant23145497132361018.266.487242
24Charles Williams259626760856.225.36096
25Junior Wooten291535721463035.255.344197
25 Players26.01565704503977013652625712271243577513.271.346.418.764210788
* - 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
1Jack Brittin2958.3857.09211380.0107686314361.78812.01.64.0
2Leo Cristante261410.5833.314020177.0175786513551.2998.90.72.8
3Bill Denney2102.000930.034211.83310.26.3
4Dick Donovan25118.5793.713219182.0190937517511.3249.40.82.5
5John Fitzgerald*2715.1673.5718858.05730230421.7078.80.06.5
6Mike Forline310027.01172.57114.19.0
7Art Fowler301810.6433.035431261.02731028815801.3529.40.52.8
8Bill George*2585.6152.933817132.013252434551.4179.00.33.8
9Bob Giggie19127.6323.523818156.015374619551.3338.80.53.2
10Larry Lassalle*230012.0121.5004.59.0
11Taylor Phillips*201111.5003.522925138.0119705410851.4787.80.75.5
12John Raines2601.00059.0881.7788.08.0
13Jack Taylor2543.5714.5033378.08752396421.65410.00.74.8
14Fred Waters*260010.80205.086662.80014.410.8
14 Players25.18470.545156156659
* - 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


Jack Parks1235875615.9775.23
Roy Jarvis5123385.9804.73


Junior Wooten145118410814.9898.91


Gene Mauch9720023918.9614.53
Charles Williams7816417513.9634.35


Vernon Petty15312924825.9382.46


Robert Mainzer14024543638.9474.86
Jack Caro1025206.8824.50


Dick Sinovic15627446.9791.78
Pete Whisenant140363188.9792.72
Chuck Tanner12522083.9871.82
Billy Smith467141.9871.63
Howard Boles1515101.0001.07


Art Fowler540.00
Leo Cristante400.00
Bill George380.00
Bob Giggie380.00
Jack Taylor330.00
Dick Donovan320.00
Taylor Phillips290.00
Jack Brittin210.00
John Fitzgerald180.00
Fred Waters20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Billy Barrett25R6' 1.0"1701928
Howard Boles26R6' 4.0"220Mar 25, 1927LaSalle, IL, US
Jack Brittin29RR5' 11.0"175Mar 4, 1924Athens, IL, US
Jack Caro22RR6' 1.0"174Feb 2, 1931Pensacola, FL, US
Leo Cristante26RR6' 1.0"195Dec 10, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Bill Denney21RR6' 2.0"186Dec 28, 1931Paris, IL, US
Dick Donovan25LR6' 3.0"190Dec 7, 1927Boston, MA, US
John Fitzgerald27LL5' 11.0"1701926
Mike Forline31RR6' 0.0"192Dec 23, 1921Durham, CT, US
Art Fowler30RR5' 11.0"180Jul 3, 1922Converse, SC, US
Bill George25LL6' 0.0"180Aug 12, 1927Summit, NJ, US
Bob Giggie19RR6' 1.0"200Aug 13, 1933Dorchester, MA, US
Roy Jarvis27RR5' 9.0"160Jun 7, 1926Shawnee, OK, US
Ralph Kennedy29R6' 0.0"1901924
Larry Lassalle23RL5' 10.0"188Mar 18, 1930New Orleans, LA, US
Jesse Levan26LR6' 0.0"172Jul 15, 1926Reading, PA, US
Robert Mainzer26RR5' 11.0"170Sep 1, 1926Chicago, IL, US
Gene Mauch27RR5' 10.0"165Nov 18, 1925Salina, KS, US
Richard McMillin24RR6' 1.0"165Jun 1, 1929Atlanta, GA, US
Jack Parks25LR6' 2.0"205Jun 12, 1928Sayreton, AL, US
Vernon Petty29R6' 0.0"185Apr 12, 1924Gastonia, NC, US
Harold Pfeiffer24L6' 1.0"1901929
Taylor Phillips20LL5' 11.0"185Jun 18, 1933Atlanta, GA, US
John Raines26RR5' 9.0"1701927
Dick Sinovic27R6' 0.0"185Jul 30, 1925Portland, OR, US
Billy Smith23LL5' 9.0"160Jan 14, 1930High Point, NC, US
Chuck Tanner24LL6' 0.0"185Jul 4, 1928New Castle, PA, US
Jack Taylor25RR6' 2.0"180Oct 7, 1927Landis, NC, US
Fred Waters26LL5' 11.0"185Feb 2, 1927Benton, MS, US
Pete Whisenant23RR6' 2.0"190Dec 14, 1929Asheville, NC, US
Charles Williams25RR5' 10.0"170Jun 12, 1928Dyersburg, TN, US
Junior Wooten29RL5' 11.0"160Jan 16, 1924Pelzer, SC, US

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