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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
1Fred Boseo264012324601.195.26833
2Tom Breisinger#2519376100.162.1897
3Jose Bustamente221143931101147.280.382150
4William Close261294651112146.239.340158
5Arnold Davis2545139401212.288.43260
6Bob Erps2912041911418111.272.399167
7Sammy Esposito2196359952437.265.407146
8Allen Fahringer241214921502836.305.411202
9Tom Flanigan1823394100.103.1285
10Gerald Gardner2840525100.096.1156
11Roger Howard2118496110.122.1849
12Cart Howerton*264919053900.279.32662Stats for 2 teams
13Alfredo Ibanez2321287100.250.2868
14Dick Lombardi20194812202.250.41720
15Robert Mueller25394712200.255.29814
16Dan Phalen2912947614114528.296.523249
17Mel Rainey2028457300.156.22210
18Richard Rasmussen2225273000.111.1113
19Charles Selby19244410000.227.22710
20Harold Wallace256021350514.235.32469
21Charles Walsh25963307115215.215.409135
22Al Ware23843189411217.296.503160
22 Players24.81294915428767111021822710659480552733.257.342.386.728165676
* - 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
1Tom Breisinger*2578.4674.69171694.09653498541.5969.20.85.2
2Tom Flanigan*1874.6364.062318113.0113555112421.3729.01.03.3
3Gerald Gardner2867.4623.69388139.0134725710601.3968.70.63.9
4Roger Howard2179.4383.071817132.010853454751.3867.40.35.1
5Alfredo Ibanez2333.5003.6219977.07642313421.5328.90.44.9
6Gus Keriazakos2141.8004.007745.03726205331.5567.41.06.6
7Robert Mueller25810.4442.96359149.0147654913531.3428.90.83.2
8Mel Rainey*20107.5884.362719128.012575629711.5318.80.65.0
9Richard Rasmussen2253.6253.2025890.08947325561.6118.90.55.6
10Charles Selby1995.6433.791714102.0103584315281.2849.11.32.5
10 Players22.46960.535129129584
* - 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


Charles Walsh956415213.9827.29
Arnold Davis33188184.9816.24


Dan Phalen12911178820.9849.34


William Close12835333726.9645.39


Al Ware837118721.9253.11


Sammy Esposito9615030721.9564.76
Fred Boseo2649828.9425.04


Allen Fahringer1212761312.9602.39
Bob Erps110151911.9361.45
Jose Bustamente626893.9631.24
Harold Wallace516252.9711.31
Cart Howerton487045.9371.54Stats for 2 teams
Dick Lombardi141503.8331.07


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Charles Alsop23LL6' 4.0"2201930
Richard Anderson31R5' 11.0"1701922
Fred Boseo26RR5' 8.0"145Mar 27, 1927
Tom Breisinger25SL5' 9.0"160Oct 22, 1927Pittsburgh, PA, US
Jose Bustamente22R6' 0.0"1751931
William Close26R6' 1.0"180Mar 7, 1927Buck Run, PA, US
Ronald Cooper18L5' 11.0"1801935
Arnold Davis25R6' 0.0"1901928
Bob Erps29R6' 0.0"200Nov 26, 1923Davenport, IA, US
Sammy Esposito21RR5' 9.0"165Dec 15, 1931Chicago, IL, US
Allen Fahringer24R5' 10.0"1651929
Tom Flanigan18RL6' 3.0"175Sep 6, 1934Cincinnati, OH, US
Clive Follmer22RR6' 4.0"2101931
Gerald Gardner28RR6' 2.0"1751925
Roger Howard21RR5' 11.0"1851932
Cart Howerton26L6' 2.0"1931927
Alfredo Ibanez23RR6' 0.0"1801930
Gus Keriazakos21RR6' 3.0"187Jul 28, 1931West Orange, NJ, US
Ray Lane21R6' 0.0"1851932
Dick Lombardi20R5' 11.0"186Sep 8, 1932
Robert Lowe23RR6' 1.0"1851930
Robert Mueller25RR6' 2.0"1801928
Harold Neighbors22R5' 9.0"1751931
Dan Phalen29RR6' 6.0"1951924
Mel Rainey20RL6' 0.0"1701933
Richard Rasmussen22RR6' 3.0"1901931
Charles Selby19RR6' 0.0"185Aug 15, 1933Cincinnati, OH, US
Gene Staton19RR6' 2.0"1701934
Harold Wallace25R5' 11.0"1901928
Charles Walsh25R5' 11.0"1851928
Al Ware23R6' 1.0"1801930

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