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1953 Waterloo White Hawks

1953 > Class B > 1953 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 69-60
Scored 671 runs, Allowed 584 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-56

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Zack Taylor
Represented: Waterloo, IA
Ballpark: Riverfront Stadium (Waterloo, IA)
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 Fred Boseo 26 40 123 24 6 0 1 .195 .268 33
2 Tom Breisinger# 25 19 37 6 1 0 0 .162 .189 7
3 Jose Bustamente 22 114 393 110 11 4 7 .280 .382 150
4 William Close 26 129 465 111 21 4 6 .239 .340 158
5 Arnold Davis 25 45 139 40 12 1 2 .288 .432 60
6 Bob Erps 29 120 419 114 18 1 11 .272 .399 167
7 Sammy Esposito 21 96 359 95 24 3 7 .265 .407 146
8 Allen Fahringer 24 121 492 150 28 3 6 .305 .411 202
9 Tom Flanigan 18 23 39 4 1 0 0 .103 .128 5
10 Gerald Gardner 28 40 52 5 1 0 0 .096 .115 6
11 Roger Howard 21 18 49 6 1 1 0 .122 .184 9
12 Cart Howerton* 26 49 190 53 9 0 0 .279 .326 62 Stats for 2 teams
13 Alfredo Ibanez 23 21 28 7 1 0 0 .250 .286 8
14 Dick Lombardi 20 19 48 12 2 0 2 .250 .417 20
15 Robert Mueller 25 39 47 12 2 0 0 .255 .298 14
16 Dan Phalen 29 129 476 141 14 5 28 .296 .523 249
17 Mel Rainey 20 28 45 7 3 0 0 .156 .222 10
18 Richard Rasmussen 22 25 27 3 0 0 0 .111 .111 3
19 Charles Selby 19 24 44 10 0 0 0 .227 .227 10
20 Harold Wallace 25 60 213 50 5 1 4 .235 .324 69
21 Charles Walsh 25 96 330 71 15 2 15 .215 .409 135
22 Al Ware 23 84 318 94 11 2 17 .296 .503 160
22 Players 24.8 129 4915 4287 671 1102 182 27 106 594 80 552 733 .257 .342 .386 .728 1656 76
* - 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 Tom Breisinger* 25 7 8 .467 4.69 17 16 94.0 96 53 49 8 54 1.596 9.2 0.8 5.2
2 Tom Flanigan* 18 7 4 .636 4.06 23 18 113.0 113 55 51 12 42 1.372 9.0 1.0 3.3
3 Gerald Gardner 28 6 7 .462 3.69 38 8 139.0 134 72 57 10 60 1.396 8.7 0.6 3.9
4 Roger Howard 21 7 9 .438 3.07 18 17 132.0 108 53 45 4 75 1.386 7.4 0.3 5.1
5 Alfredo Ibanez 23 3 3 .500 3.62 19 9 77.0 76 42 31 3 42 1.532 8.9 0.4 4.9
6 Gus Keriazakos 21 4 1 .800 4.00 7 7 45.0 37 26 20 5 33 1.556 7.4 1.0 6.6
7 Robert Mueller 25 8 10 .444 2.96 35 9 149.0 147 65 49 13 53 1.342 8.9 0.8 3.2
8 Mel Rainey* 20 10 7 .588 4.36 27 19 128.0 125 75 62 9 71 1.531 8.8 0.6 5.0
9 Richard Rasmussen 22 5 3 .625 3.20 25 8 90.0 89 47 32 5 56 1.611 8.9 0.5 5.6
10 Charles Selby 19 9 5 .643 3.79 17 14 102.0 103 58 43 15 28 1.284 9.1 1.3 2.5
10 Players 22.4 69 60 .535 129 129 584
* - 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
Charles Walsh 95 641 52 13 .982 7.29
Arnold Davis 33 188 18 4 .981 6.24

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Phalen 129 1117 88 20 .984 9.34

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Close 128 353 337 26 .964 5.39

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Ware 83 71 187 21 .925 3.11

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sammy Esposito 96 150 307 21 .956 4.76
Fred Boseo 26 49 82 8 .942 5.04

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Allen Fahringer 121 276 13 12 .960 2.39
Bob Erps 110 151 9 11 .936 1.45
Jose Bustamente 62 68 9 3 .963 1.24
Harold Wallace 51 62 5 2 .971 1.31
Cart Howerton 48 70 4 5 .937 1.54 Stats for 2 teams
Dick Lombardi 14 15 0 3 .833 1.07

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gerald Gardner 38 0.00
Robert Mueller 35 0.00
Mel Rainey 27 0.00
Richard Rasmussen 25 0.00
Tom Flanigan 23 0.00
Alfredo Ibanez 19 0.00
Roger Howard 18 0.00
Tom Breisinger 17 0.00
Charles Selby 17 0.00
Gus Keriazakos 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charles Alsop 23 L L 6' 4.0" 220 1930
Richard Anderson 31 R 5' 11.0" 170 1922
Fred Boseo 26 R R 5' 8.0" 145 Mar 27, 1927
Tom Breisinger 25 S L 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 22, 1927 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Jose Bustamente 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
William Close 26 R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 7, 1927 Buck Run, PA, US
Ronald Cooper 18 L 5' 11.0" 180 1935
Arnold Davis 25 R 6' 0.0" 190 1928
Bob Erps 29 R 6' 0.0" 200 Nov 26, 1923 Davenport, IA, US
Sammy Esposito 21 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 15, 1931 Chicago, IL, US
Allen Fahringer 24 R 5' 10.0" 165 1929
Tom Flanigan 18 R L 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 6, 1934 Cincinnati, OH, US
Clive Follmer 22 R R 6' 4.0" 210 1931
Gerald Gardner 28 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1925
Roger Howard 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1932
Cart Howerton 26 L 6' 2.0" 193 1927
Alfredo Ibanez 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Gus Keriazakos 21 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Jul 28, 1931 West Orange, NJ, US
Ray Lane 21 R 6' 0.0" 185 1932
Dick Lombardi 20 R 5' 11.0" 186 Sep 8, 1932
Robert Lowe 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1930
Robert Mueller 25 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1928
Harold Neighbors 22 R 5' 9.0" 175 1931
Dan Phalen 29 R R 6' 6.0" 195 1924
Mel Rainey 20 R L 6' 0.0" 170 1933
Richard Rasmussen 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1931
Charles Selby 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 15, 1933 Cincinnati, OH, US
Gene Staton 19 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1934
Harold Wallace 25 R 5' 11.0" 190 1928
Charles Walsh 25 R 5' 11.0" 185 1928
Al Ware 23 R 6' 1.0" 180 1930

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