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1953 Reading Indians

1953 > Class A > 1953 Eastern League
Overall: 101-47
Scored 794 runs, Allowed 569 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 96-52

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Reading, PA
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 Joe Altobelli* 21 148 528 155 28 9 4 .294 .403 213
2 Earl Averill 21 71 210 66 10 4 6 .314 .486 102
3 James Barnhardt 25 41 46 6 0 0 0 .130 .130 6
4 Joe Caffie* 22 94 371 119 16 10 7 .321 .474 176
5 Norm Camp 25 17 36 7 0 1 0 .194 .250 9
6 Jack Carmichael 24 43 46 6 2 0 1 .130 .239 11
7 James Cleverly* 27 133 450 140 15 10 0 .311 .389 175
8 Rocky Colavito 19 146 528 143 21 6 28 .271 .492 260
9 Gordy Coleman* 18 13 20 4 1 0 1 .200 .400 8
10 Bud Daley* 20 22 39 9 1 0 0 .231 .256 10
11 Billy Joe Davidson* 20 39 53 9 2 1 0 .170 .245 13
12 Thomas Farrell* 18 15 10 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 2
13 Rod Graber* 23 144 469 134 20 13 5 .286 .416 195
14 Doug Hansen 24 53 190 48 9 2 6 .253 .416 79
15 Billy Harrell 24 141 515 170 21 10 4 .330 .433 223
16 James King* 26 22 62 18 4 0 1 .290 .403 25
17 Ronnie King# 25 91 227 49 9 3 1 .216 .295 67
18 Gary Kolod 18 13 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Robert Lyons 25 102 289 78 12 0 0 .270 .311 90 Stats for 2 teams
20 Robert Mayhew 18 24 31 6 1 0 0 .194 .226 7
21 Billy Ray Meyer 24 36 88 27 3 1 1 .307 .398 35
22 William Montgomery 23 45 130 31 2 1 0 .238 .269 35
23 Bob Moscrey* 23 69 150 37 3 1 0 .247 .280 42
24 Marion Murszewski* 23 43 25 3 1 0 0 .120 .160 4
25 Floyd Penfold 20 31 51 8 0 0 1 .157 .216 11
26 Bert Rechichar 22 10 40 7 4 1 0 .175 .325 13
27 Rudy Regalado 23 89 330 105 9 1 7 .318 .415 137
28 Herb Score* 20 24 35 7 0 1 0 .200 .257 9
29 Isaac Seaone 27 43 114 25 2 3 1 .219 .316 36
29 Players 22.9 149 5614 4865 794 1358 189 78 74 726 154 639 589 .279 .363 .396 .759 1925 110
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 H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 James Barnhardt 25 12 6 .667 3.90 34 15 134.0 116 65 58 7 83 1.485 7.8 0.5 5.6
2 Norm Camp 25 9 1 .900 1.99 15 11 86.0 62 22 19 2 32 1.093 6.5 0.2 3.3
3 Jack Carmichael 24 10 8 .556 3.88 35 15 144.0 147 68 62 5 59 1.431 9.2 0.3 3.7
4 Bud Daley* 20 7 1 .875 2.38 21 13 102.0 71 32 27 4 39 1.078 6.3 0.4 3.4
5 Billy Joe Davidson* 20 11 18 .379 2.89 40 29 218.0 207 81 70 10 72 1.280 8.5 0.4 3.0
6 Brooks Lawrence 28 0 0 5.25 7 12.0 12 8 7 6 1.500 9.0 4.5
7 Billy Ray Meyer 24 18 8 .692 2.85 34 25 215.0 176 87 68 12 80 1.191 7.4 0.5 3.3
8 Marion Murszewski* 23 10 5 .667 3.45 43 8 99.0 80 48 38 3 59 1.404 7.3 0.3 5.4
9 Floyd Penfold 20 11 7 .611 3.99 31 17 149.0 155 76 66 2 90 1.644 9.4 0.1 5.4
10 Herb Score* 20 7 3 .700 4.68 23 17 98.0 64 54 51 5 126 1.939 5.9 0.5 11.6
10 Players 22.4 101 47 .682 149 149 569

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
Ronnie King 87 441 41 8 .984 5.54
Earl Averill 54 272 27 6 .980 5.54
Isaac Seaone 35 208 22 3 .987 6.57

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Altobelli 147 1092 83 19 .984 7.99

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Cleverly 121 291 221 20 .962 4.23
Bob Moscrey 22 35 33 2 .971 3.09

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rudy Regalado 79 75 164 14 .945 3.03
Robert Lyons 51 65 94 14 .919 3.12 Stats for 2 teams
Doug Hansen 46 46 84 10 .929 2.83

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Harrell 92 155 261 21 .952 4.52
William Montgomery 35 55 109 16 .911 4.69
Robert Mayhew 18 15 23 3 .927 2.11

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rod Graber 144 344 13 9 .975 2.48
Rocky Colavito 143 263 12 5 .982 1.92
Joe Caffie 93 166 7 10 .945 1.86
James King 19 28 0 1 .966 1.47
Bert Rechichar 10 15 0 1 .938 1.50

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marion Murszewski 43 0.00
Billy Joe Davidson 40 0.00
Jack Carmichael 35 0.00
James Barnhardt 34 0.00
Billy Ray Meyer 34 0.00
Floyd Penfold 31 0.00
Herb Score 23 0.00
Bud Daley 21 0.00
Norm Camp 15 0.00
Brooks Lawrence 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joe Altobelli 21 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1932 Detroit, MI, US
Earl Averill 21 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 9, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
James Barnhardt 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 17, 1927 Easton, PA, US
Joe Caffie 22 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 14, 1931 Ramer, AL, US
Norm Camp 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 19, 1928 West Salem, OH, US
Jack Carmichael 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 4, 1929 Topeka, KS, US
James Cleverly 27 L 5' 9.0" 175 Jun, 1926 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Rocky Colavito 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 10, 1933 New York, NY, US
Gordy Coleman 18 L R 6' 3.0" 208 Jul 5, 1934 Rockville, MD, US
Bud Daley 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 7, 1932 Orange, CA, US
Billy Joe Davidson 20 L L 6' 3.0" 210 May 5, 1933 Marion, NC, US
Dominic DellaRocca 24 R 5' 11.0" 185 1929
Thomas Farrell 18 L L 6' 3.0" 170 Jul 18, 1934 Long Branch, NJ, US
Roger Frebel 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1929
Rod Graber 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 20, 1930 Massillon, OH, US
Doug Hansen 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 16, 1928 Los Angeles, CA, US
Billy Harrell 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 18, 1928 Norristown, PA, US
John Herman 24 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 5, 1929 San Diego, CA, US
James King 26 L L 5' 10.0" 170 1927
Ronnie King 25 S 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 16, 1928 Sacramento, CA, US
Gary Kolod 18 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1935
Brooks Lawrence 28 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jan 30, 1925 Springfield, OH, US
Robert Lyons 25 R 5' 8.0" 150 Apr 22, 1928
Robert Mayhew 18 R 6' 0.0" 175 1935
Billy Ray Meyer 24 R R 6' 2.0" 212 Apr 5, 1929 Aiken County, SC, US
William Montgomery 23 R 5' 11.0" 155 1930
Bob Moscrey 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Marion Murszewski 23 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Mar 27, 1930 Buffalo, NY, US
Floyd Penfold 20 R R 6' 3.0" 197 1933
Bert Rechichar 22 R 6' 1.0" 205 Jul 16, 1930
Rudy Regalado 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 21, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Herb Score 20 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 7, 1933 Rosedale, NY, US
Isaac Seaone 27 R 5' 10.0" 180 1926
Kenneth Whitehead 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 1931

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