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1953 Rochester Red Wings

1953 > Class AAA > 1953 International League
Overall: 97-57
Scored 820 runs, Allowed 607 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 98-56

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Harry Walker
Represented: Rochester, NY
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 Danny Baich 27 10 29 27 2 5 3 0 0 2 0 2 1 .185 .241 .296 .538 8 0 0
2 Vern Benson* 28 49 223 175 44 53 12 3 6 34 0 47 26 .303 .450 .509 .959 89 0 1
3 Joe Budny 27 13 10 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300 .300 .300 .600 3 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
4 Tom Burgess* 25 122 476 407 85 141 18 6 22 93 3 64 60 .346 .439 .582 1.021 237 3 2
5 Allie Clark 30 80 290 265 38 87 13 3 7 43 4 19 18 .328 .378 .479 .857 127 2 4
6 George Condrick 27 30 43 36 4 7 0 0 0 4 0 6 8 .194 .310 .194 .504 7 0 1
7 Jack Crimian 27 62 25 22 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 .136 .208 .182 .390 4 0 1
8 Cot Deal# 30 80 154 140 23 39 7 2 2 30 0 13 14 .279 .340 .400 .740 56 0 1
9 Jack Faszholz 26 24 53 46 5 12 3 0 0 2 0 4 11 .261 .320 .326 .646 15 0 3
10 Les Fusselman 32 61 196 173 19 43 10 1 5 25 0 23 34 .249 .337 .405 .741 70 0 0
11 Fred Hahn 24 23 32 26 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 7 .038 .138 .038 .176 1 0 3
12 John Huesman 24 89 284 226 36 46 11 1 0 14 5 51 27 .204 .357 .261 .618 59 3 4
13 Tony Jacobs# 27 52 32 29 1 4 1 1 0 7 0 2 9 .138 .194 .241 .435 7 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
14 Niles Jordan* 27 18 42 37 3 7 1 1 0 2 0 4 15 .189 .268 .270 .539 10 0 1
15 Lou Kahn 37 42 98 79 9 22 5 0 0 5 1 18 6 .278 .412 .342 .754 27 0 1
16 William Killinger 25 11 29 25 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 .040 .143 .040 .183 1 1 1
17 Chuck Kress* 31 147 620 520 111 165 26 10 25 121 9 95 55 .317 .423 .550 .973 286 0 5
18 Kurt Krieger 26 33 21 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .000 .053 .000 .053 0 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
19 Wally Lammers 26 59 187 161 14 29 5 1 1 19 3 23 23 .180 .290 .242 .533 39 2 1
20 Hector Mayer 26 19 56 48 5 9 0 1 1 6 0 7 9 .188 .304 .292 .595 14 1 0
21 Floyd Melliere 28 17 16 14 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 .143 .200 .143 .343 2 0 1
22 Ed Mierkowicz 29 117 432 379 56 115 16 6 9 53 3 46 37 .303 .380 .449 .829 170 1 6
23 Wally Moon* 23 131 441 387 83 119 24 8 12 61 14 45 43 .307 .382 .504 .886 195 2 7
24 Lou Ortiz 30 149 587 520 67 155 28 3 11 81 6 65 60 .298 .376 .427 .803 222 0 2
25 Vern Rapp 25 97 304 282 35 71 15 9 1 30 1 19 12 .252 .304 .379 .683 107 2 1
26 Dennis Reeder* 27 39 56 50 7 9 2 0 0 5 1 2 15 .180 .212 .220 .432 11 0 4
27 Don Richmond* 33 139 600 552 101 172 33 8 15 89 9 41 30 .312 .360 .482 .842 266 1 6
28 Octavio Rubert 28 14 32 31 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 .194 .194 .194 .387 6 0 1
29 Bobby Tiefenauer 23 41 32 27 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 10 .111 .143 .185 .328 5 0 4
30 Harry Walker* 36 112 373 304 59 92 11 1 7 37 7 64 15 .303 .425 .414 .840 126 1 4
30 Players 28.8 154 5775 5017 820 1421 246 65 124 765 65 672 565 .283 .370 .432 .802 2169 20 66
* - 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 Joe Budny 27 1 0 1.000 13 Stats for 2 teams
2 George Condrick 27 11 4 .733 3.88 30 18 5 2 123.0 140 58 53 4 36 52 2 0 3 1.431 10.2 0.3 2.6 3.8 1.44
3 Jack Crimian 27 13 5 .722 2.86 62 1 0 0 104.0 91 40 33 7 43 52 2 0 2 1.288 7.9 0.6 3.7 4.5 1.21
4 Cot Deal 30 16 9 .640 3.72 41 18 9 2 218.0 214 102 90 15 84 84 1 0 2 1.367 8.8 0.6 3.5 3.5 1.00
5 Jack Faszholz 26 10 6 .625 3.69 23 21 6 2 134.0 144 62 55 13 39 41 2 0 2 1.366 9.7 0.9 2.6 2.8 1.05
6 Fred Hahn* 24 5 6 .455 3.82 23 14 4 2 99.0 90 54 42 5 48 57 2 0 4 1.394 8.2 0.5 4.4 5.2 1.19
7 Tony Jacobs 27 12 3 .800 2.63 50 0 0 0 113.0 103 41 33 4 47 62 3 0 1 1.327 8.2 0.3 3.7 4.9 1.32 Stats for 2 teams
8 Niles Jordan* 27 8 1 .889 3.55 17 16 7 3 99.0 102 44 39 7 28 36 2 0 0 1.313 9.3 0.6 2.5 3.3 1.29
9 Kurt Krieger 26 1 2 .333 5.36 33 4 0 0 94.0 93 58 56 13 33 38 3 1 1 1.340 8.9 1.2 3.2 3.6 1.15 Stats for 2 teams
10 Floyd Melliere 28 2 4 .333 4.60 17 8 1 0 47.0 55 29 24 1 19 10 0 0 2 1.574 10.5 0.2 3.6 1.9 0.53
11 Dennis Reeder* 27 10 9 .526 3.22 32 26 6 2 148.0 127 75 53 6 73 72 2 1 3 1.351 7.7 0.4 4.4 4.4 0.99
12 Octavio Rubert 28 7 4 .636 2.40 14 11 5 1 75.0 77 25 20 2 24 32 0 0 1 1.347 9.2 0.2 2.9 3.8 1.33
13 Bobby Tiefenauer 23 9 3 .750 2.31 38 2 0 0 105.0 83 29 27 5 42 50 5 0 3 1.190 7.1 0.4 3.6 4.3 1.19
13 Players 26.8 97 57 .630 154 154 607
* - 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
Vern Rapp 81 290 33 6 6 .982 3.99 2
Les Fusselman 60 214 32 8 2 .969 4.10 7
Lou Kahn 25 75 7 2 3 .976 3.28 5
Danny Baich 10 36 5 1 0 .976 4.10 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Kress 147 1382 79 10 149 .993 9.94
Allie Clark 10 57 3 0 10 1.000 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Ortiz 149 328 423 24 119 .969 5.04
John Huesman 18 31 30 1 14 .984 3.39

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Richmond 133 118 278 32 32 .925 2.98
Allie Clark 10 4 18 1 2 .957 2.20

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Huesman 63 92 180 14 31 .951 4.32
Wally Lammers 49 77 141 12 34 .948 4.45
Vern Benson 48 79 150 7 28 .970 4.77
Hector Mayer 19 31 48 4 19 .952 4.16

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Burgess 118 180 13 5 3 .975 1.64
Ed Mierkowicz 114 246 9 4 1 .985 2.24
Wally Moon 114 277 6 3 0 .990 2.48
Harry Walker 91 168 8 7 3 .962 1.93
Allie Clark 60 95 9 3 0 .972 1.73

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Crimian 62 7 17 0 1 1.000 0.39
Tony Jacobs 50 13 20 2 1 .943 0.66 Stats for 2 teams
Cot Deal 41 11 39 3 4 .943 1.22
Bobby Tiefenauer 38 2 21 3 1 .885 0.61
Kurt Krieger 33 4 11 0 3 1.000 0.45 Stats for 2 teams
Dennis Reeder 32 7 24 4 2 .886 0.97
George Condrick 30 6 16 0 1 1.000 0.73
Jack Faszholz 23 7 19 1 0 .963 1.13
Fred Hahn 23 2 26 1 2 .966 1.22
Niles Jordan 17 1 12 0 1 1.000 0.76
Floyd Melliere 17 3 12 2 1 .882 0.88
Octavio Rubert 14 13 9 2 0 .917 1.57
Joe Budny 13 0 6 1 1 .857 0.46 Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Danny Baich 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 25, 1925 Detroit, MI, US
Ralph Beard 24 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Feb 11, 1929 Cincinnati, OH, US
Vern Benson 28 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 19, 1924 Granite Quarry, NC, US
Joe Budny 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 14, 1926
Tom Burgess 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 1, 1927 London, ON, CA
Lou Ciola 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 6, 1922 Norfolk, VA, US
Allie Clark 30 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 16, 1923 South Amboy, NJ, US
George Condrick 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1926
Jack Crimian 27 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 17, 1926 Philadelphia, PA, US
Cot Deal 30 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 23, 1923 Arapaho, OK, US
Benjamin Downs 23 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 13, 1929 Highland Park, MI, US
Jack Faszholz 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 11, 1927 St. Louis, MO, US
Les Fusselman 32 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 7, 1921 Pryor, OK, US
Fred Hahn 24 R L 6' 3.0" 174 Feb 16, 1929 Nyack, NY, US
Robert Hoch 28 L L 5' 11.0" 160 1925
Harry Hoitsma 25 R R 6' 3.0" 198 1928
John Huesman 24 R 5' 10.0" 170 1929
Tony Jacobs 27 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 5, 1925 Dixmoor, IL, US
Niles Jordan 27 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 1, 1925 Lyman, WA, US
Lou Kahn 37 R R 5' 10.0" 200 Dec 4, 1915 St. Louis, MO, US
William Killinger 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 1, 1927 PA, US
Chuck Kress 31 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1921 Philadelphia, PA, US
Kurt Krieger 26 R R 6' 3.0" 212 Sep 16, 1926 Traisen, AT
Wally Lammers 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 31, 1926 Buckley, IL, US
Hector Mayer 26 R R 5' 10.0" 172 1927
Floyd Melliere 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1925
Ed Mierkowicz 29 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Mar 6, 1924 Wyandotte, MI, US
Wally Moon 23 L R 6' 0.0" 169 Apr 3, 1930 Bay, AR, US
Lou Ortiz 30 R 6' 3.0" 200 May 14, 1923 Albuquerque, NM, US
Al Papai 36 R R 6' 3.0" 185 May 7, 1917 Divernon, IL, US
Vern Rapp 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 11, 1928 St. Louis, MO, US
Dennis Reeder 27 L L 5' 9.0" 185 1926
Don Richmond 33 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 27, 1919 Gillett, PA, US
Octavio Rubert 28 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 9, 1925 Sancti Spiritus, Sancti Spiritus, CU
Donald Spencer 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 9, 1927 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Bobby Tiefenauer 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1929 Desloge, MO, US
Harry Walker 36 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 22, 1916 Pascagoula, MS, US
Floyd Wooldridge 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 25, 1928 Jerico Springs, MO, US

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