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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
Rk 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 Billy Barrett 25 5 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Howard Boles 26 19 45 9 1 1 2 .200 .400 18
3 Jack Brittin 29 22 24 8 3 0 0 .333 .458 11
4 Jack Caro 22 10 39 9 1 0 0 .231 .256 10
5 Leo Cristante 26 41 64 19 5 1 2 .297 .500 32
6 Dick Donovan* 25 52 78 22 5 1 5 .282 .564 44
7 John Fitzgerald* 27 18 13 1 1 0 0 .077 .154 2
8 Art Fowler 30 54 87 18 2 0 0 .207 .230 20
9 Bill George* 25 40 36 4 0 1 0 .111 .167 6
10 Bob Giggie 19 38 46 6 1 0 0 .130 .152 7
11 Roy Jarvis 27 72 172 53 11 2 8 .308 .535 92
12 Jesse Levan* 26 3 14 3 0 0 0 .214 .214 3
13 Robert Mainzer 26 140 507 133 24 2 9 .262 .371 188
14 Gene Mauch 27 111 340 91 23 3 9 .268 .432 147
15 Richard McMillin 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 Jack Parks* 25 129 413 114 18 6 21 .276 .501 207
17 Vernon Petty 29 153 523 139 22 3 6 .266 .354 185
18 Taylor Phillips* 20 30 39 5 1 0 0 .128 .154 6
19 Dick Sinovic 27 156 587 201 35 7 23 .342 .543 319
20 Billy Smith* 23 86 171 42 6 1 2 .246 .327 56
21 Chuck Tanner* 24 126 465 148 29 11 6 .318 .467 217
22 Jack Taylor 25 33 15 1 0 0 0 .067 .067 1
23 Pete Whisenant 23 145 497 132 36 10 18 .266 .487 242
24 Charles Williams 25 96 267 60 8 5 6 .225 .360 96
25 Junior Wooten 29 153 572 146 30 3 5 .255 .344 197
25 Players 26.0 156 5704 5039 770 1365 262 57 122 712 43 577 513 .271 .346 .418 .764 2107 88
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 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 H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 Jack Brittin 29 5 8 .385 7.09 21 13 80.0 107 68 63 14 36 1.788 12.0 1.6 4.0
2 Leo Cristante 26 14 10 .583 3.31 40 20 177.0 175 78 65 13 55 1.299 8.9 0.7 2.8
3 Bill Denney 21 0 2 .000 9 30.0 34 21 1.833 10.2 6.3
4 Dick Donovan 25 11 8 .579 3.71 32 19 182.0 190 93 75 17 51 1.324 9.4 0.8 2.5
5 John Fitzgerald* 27 1 5 .167 3.57 18 8 58.0 57 30 23 0 42 1.707 8.8 0.0 6.5
6 Mike Forline 31 0 0 2 7.0 11 7 2.571 14.1 9.0
7 Art Fowler 30 18 10 .643 3.03 54 31 261.0 273 102 88 15 80 1.352 9.4 0.5 2.8
8 Bill George* 25 8 5 .615 2.93 38 17 132.0 132 52 43 4 55 1.417 9.0 0.3 3.8
9 Bob Giggie 19 12 7 .632 3.52 38 18 156.0 153 74 61 9 55 1.333 8.8 0.5 3.2
10 Larry Lassalle* 23 0 0 1 2.0 1 2 1.500 4.5 9.0
11 Taylor Phillips* 20 11 11 .500 3.52 29 25 138.0 119 70 54 10 85 1.478 7.8 0.7 5.5
12 John Raines 26 0 1 .000 5 9.0 8 8 1.778 8.0 8.0
13 Jack Taylor 25 4 3 .571 4.50 33 3 78.0 87 52 39 6 42 1.654 10.0 0.7 4.8
14 Fred Waters* 26 0 0 10.80 2 0 5.0 8 6 6 6 2.800 14.4 10.8
14 Players 25.1 84 70 .545 156 156 659

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jack Parks 123 587 56 15 .977 5.23
Roy Jarvis 51 233 8 5 .980 4.73

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Junior Wooten 145 1184 108 14 .989 8.91

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Mauch 97 200 239 18 .961 4.53
Charles Williams 78 164 175 13 .963 4.35

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vernon Petty 153 129 248 25 .938 2.46

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Mainzer 140 245 436 38 .947 4.86
Jack Caro 10 25 20 6 .882 4.50

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Sinovic 156 274 4 6 .979 1.78
Pete Whisenant 140 363 18 8 .979 2.72
Chuck Tanner 125 220 8 3 .987 1.82
Billy Smith 46 71 4 1 .987 1.63
Howard Boles 15 15 1 0 1.000 1.07

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Fowler 54 0.00
Leo Cristante 40 0.00
Bill George 38 0.00
Bob Giggie 38 0.00
Jack Taylor 33 0.00
Dick Donovan 32 0.00
Taylor Phillips 29 0.00
Jack Brittin 21 0.00
John Fitzgerald 18 0.00
Fred Waters 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Billy Barrett 25 R 6' 1.0" 170 1928
Howard Boles 26 R 6' 4.0" 220 Mar 25, 1927 LaSalle, IL, US
Jack Brittin 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 4, 1924 Athens, IL, US
Jack Caro 22 R R 6' 1.0" 174 Feb 2, 1931 Pensacola, FL, US
Leo Cristante 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 10, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Bill Denney 21 R R 6' 2.0" 186 Dec 28, 1931 Paris, IL, US
Dick Donovan 25 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 7, 1927 Boston, MA, US
John Fitzgerald 27 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1926
Mike Forline 31 R R 6' 0.0" 192 Dec 23, 1921 Durham, CT, US
Art Fowler 30 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 3, 1922 Converse, SC, US
Bill George 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 12, 1927 Summit, NJ, US
Bob Giggie 19 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 13, 1933 Dorchester, MA, US
Roy Jarvis 27 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 7, 1926 Shawnee, OK, US
Ralph Kennedy 29 R 6' 0.0" 190 1924
Larry Lassalle 23 R L 5' 10.0" 188 Mar 18, 1930 New Orleans, LA, US
Jesse Levan 26 L R 6' 0.0" 172 Jul 15, 1926 Reading, PA, US
Robert Mainzer 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 1, 1926 Chicago, IL, US
Gene Mauch 27 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 18, 1925 Salina, KS, US
Richard McMillin 24 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jun 1, 1929 Atlanta, GA, US
Jack Parks 25 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 12, 1928 Sayreton, AL, US
Vernon Petty 29 R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 12, 1924 Gastonia, NC, US
Harold Pfeiffer 24 L 6' 1.0" 190 1929
Taylor Phillips 20 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 18, 1933 Atlanta, GA, US
John Raines 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 1927
Dick Sinovic 27 R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 30, 1925 Portland, OR, US
Billy Smith 23 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 14, 1930 High Point, NC, US
Chuck Tanner 24 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 4, 1928 New Castle, PA, US
Jack Taylor 25 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 7, 1927 Landis, NC, US
Fred Waters 26 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 2, 1927 Benton, MS, US
Pete Whisenant 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 14, 1929 Asheville, NC, US
Charles Williams 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 12, 1928 Dyersburg, TN, US
Junior Wooten 29 R L 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 16, 1924 Pelzer, SC, US

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