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1953 Salem Senators

1953 > Class A > 1953 Western International League
Overall: 79-58
Scored 739 runs, Allowed 624 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-58

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Hal Luby
Represented: Salem, OR
Ballpark: George E. Waters Ballpark (Salem, OR)
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 Jerry Ballard 27 84 310 89 13 0 11 .287 .435 135
2 Larry Borst? -- 35 41 6 1 0 0 .146 .171 7
3 Joe Clardy* 27 53 201 59 13 3 0 .294 .388 78 Stats for 2 teams
4 Robert Collins 24 32 54 7 1 0 0 .130 .148 8
5 Dave Dahle 25 21 49 7 1 0 0 .143 .163 8
6 Jim Deyo 23 124 475 158 23 1 1 .333 .392 186
7 Chuck Essegian 21 54 175 42 5 0 2 .240 .303 53
8 John Hemphill* 22 39 84 17 2 0 0 .202 .226 19
9 Hal Luby 40 94 316 100 14 3 1 .316 .389 123
10 Max Marshall* 39 17 50 8 1 1 0 .160 .220 11
11 Don Masterson 23 69 236 63 7 4 0 .267 .331 78
12 Robert Nelson* 25 91 269 71 9 1 1 .264 .316 85
13 Joe Nicholas 30 35 97 23 1 0 0 .237 .247 24 Stats for 2 teams
14 Conrado Perez# 28 135 510 153 21 6 13 .300 .441 225
15 Gene Roenspie 23 31 70 8 0 0 0 .114 .114 8
16 Dick Sabatini 25 110 364 90 6 2 1 .247 .283 103
17 Milt Smith 24 56 202 79 10 7 7 .391 .614 124
18 Ray Stratton? -- 12 27 4 0 0 0 .148 .148 4
19 Gene Tanselli* 24 137 562 166 30 7 11 .295 .432 243
20 Donald Taylor 27 10 40 5 2 0 0 .125 .175 7
21 Les Witherspoon# 27 120 408 135 27 7 4 .331 .461 188
21 Players 26.3 137 5249 4557 739 1293 186 40 54 662 145 599 533 .284 .367 .378 .745 1721 93
* - 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 Larry Borst? -- 7 8 .467 4.78 35 9 128.0 114 82 68 9 71 1.445 8.0 0.6 5.0
2 Robert Collins* 24 9 9 .500 4.23 32 25 164.0 179 88 77 11 101 1.707 9.8 0.6 5.5
3 Dave Dahle* 25 6 10 .375 3.34 21 19 148.0 160 64 55 7 46 1.392 9.7 0.4 2.8
4 John Hemphill 22 15 12 .556 4.08 39 28 225.0 239 124 102 21 105 1.529 9.6 0.8 4.2
5 Joe Nicholas 30 23 7 .767 3.21 34 26 238.0 195 101 85 9 126 1.349 7.4 0.3 4.8 Stats for 2 teams
6 Gene Roenspie 23 19 5 .792 3.32 31 20 198.0 188 88 73 9 77 1.338 8.5 0.4 3.5
6 Players 24.8 79 58 .577 137 137 624
* - 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
Robert Nelson 78 345 47 10 .975 5.03
Don Masterson 63 275 42 8 .975 5.03

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Ballard 84 676 48 13 .982 8.62
Joe Clardy 51 463 24 7 .986 9.55 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hal Luby 88 228 263 12 .976 5.58
Dick Sabatini 60 123 122 8 .968 4.08

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Conrado Perez 78 74 125 10 .952 2.55
Milt Smith 56 62 138 19 .913 3.57

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Tanselli 136 253 400 62 .913 4.80

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Deyo 124 298 8 8 .975 2.47
Les Witherspoon 107 180 7 6 .969 1.75
Chuck Essegian 54 96 3 3 .971 1.83
Max Marshall 13 24 0 0 1.000 1.85
Donald Taylor 10 16 0 1 .941 1.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Hemphill 39 0.00
Larry Borst 35 0.00
Joe Nicholas 34 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Robert Collins 32 0.00
Gene Roenspie 31 0.00
Dave Dahle 21 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jerry Ballard 27 R R 6' 6.0" 180 Apr 9, 1926 Oakland, CA, US
Bill Bevens 36 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 21, 1916 Hubbard, OR, US
Larry Borst -- Unknown
Joe Clardy 27 L 6' 0.0" 165 Jun 9, 1926 Council Bluffs, IA, US
Robert Collins 24 R L 6' 4.0" 175 1929
Dave Dahle 25 R L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 25, 1927 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Deyo 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 9, 1930 Big Spring, TX, US
Chuck Essegian 21 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 9, 1931 Boston, MA, US
Fred Haller 23 R 5' 11.0" 145 1930
John Hemphill 22 L R 5' 10.0" 175 1931
Hal Luby 40 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 13, 1913 Blackfoot, ID, US
Max Marshall 39 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 18, 1913 Randolph, IA, US
Don Masterson 23 R 6' 1.0" 188 Mar 8, 1930 Woodland, CA, US
Robert Nelson 25 L 5' 9.0" 168 Apr 20, 1928
William Nelson -- Unknown
Joe Nicholas 30 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Apr 26, 1923 Hayward, CA, US
Conrado Perez 28 S R 5' 9.0" 172 Jun 13, 1925 Central Alva, CU
James Peterson -- Unknown
Wayne Rick 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 1934
Gene Roenspie 23 R R 6' 0.0" 162 Jan 2, 1930 Sacramento, CA, US
Dick Sabatini 25 R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 11, 1927
Lou Scrivens 24 May 7, 1929 Great Falls, MT, US
Milt Smith 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 27, 1929 Columbus, GA, US
Ray Stratton -- Unknown
Richard Strombach 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1931
Gene Tanselli 24 L 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 4, 1929 Portland, OR, US
Donald Taylor 27 R 6' 1.0" 190 1926
Les Witherspoon 27 S R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 7, 1926

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