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1953 Nashville Volunteers

1953 > Class AA > 1953 Southern Association
Overall: 85-69
Scored 787 runs, Allowed 763 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Hugh Poland
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN)
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 Dick Adair 25 36 25 9 0 0 0 .360 .360 9
2 Buster Boguskie* 29 97 322 98 13 0 3 .304 .373 120
3 Bob Boring 26 154 612 193 42 5 21 .315 .503 308
4 Jim Constable# 20 42 82 17 1 0 0 .207 .220 18
5 Alex Cosmidis 24 92 267 80 13 0 0 .300 .348 93
6 Norman Fox 25 12 9 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Billy Gardner 25 153 591 182 42 5 10 .308 .447 264
8 Harvey Gentry* 27 150 555 163 30 5 15 .294 .447 248
9 John Golich 27 47 182 64 18 2 1 .352 .489 89
10 Gail Harris* 21 150 565 159 23 1 25 .281 .458 259
11 Jack Harshman* 25 86 149 47 11 0 12 .315 .631 94
12 Thomas Korczowski 25 18 62 11 2 0 0 .177 .210 13
13 Bob Lennon* 24 123 399 106 19 3 24 .266 .509 203
14 Ron Mahrt 23 21 15 3 0 0 0 .200 .200 3
15 Pete Mallory -- 33 44 4 1 0 0 .091 .114 5 Stats for 2 teams
16 Pete Modica 29 42 36 6 1 0 0 .167 .194 7
17 Rube Novotney 28 125 371 100 14 0 4 .270 .340 126
18 Bill Pavlick 25 83 213 61 6 2 2 .286 .362 77
19 William Poland 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Robert Pottenger* 25 60 132 28 5 0 3 .212 .318 42
21 James Singleton 22 42 58 8 0 0 0 .138 .138 8
22 Bill Taylor* 23 107 406 142 21 2 22 .350 .574 233
23 Pat Tomkinson 26 4 13 2 0 0 0 .154 .154 2
24 John Walsh* 24 38 52 8 0 0 0 .154 .154 8
25 Tony Wesoloski 24 15 16 4 1 0 0 .250 .313 5
25 Players 25.0 154 5775 5183 787 1494 262 25 142 734 29 538 754 .288 .355 .431 .786 2232 54
* - 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 Dick Adair 25 5 8 .385 5.09 36 11 115.0 156 78 65 14 60 1.878 12.2 1.1 4.7
2 Jim Constable* 20 19 13 .594 3.64 41 31 230.0 241 114 93 14 89 1.435 9.4 0.5 3.5
3 Norman Fox 25 1 4 .200 11 36.0 40 35 2.083 10.0 8.8
4 Bob Giddings 26 0 0 4 5.0
5 Jack Harshman* 25 23 7 .767 3.27 40 34 259.0 262 119 94 15 90 1.359 9.1 0.5 3.1
6 Bob Lennon* 24 0 0 1 3.0
7 Dick Libby* 28 5 2 .714 3.74 9 8 65.0 60 31 27 8 23 1.277 8.3 1.1 3.2
8 Ron Mahrt 23 1 2 .333 6.43 19 2 49.0 55 38 35 1 40 1.939 10.1 0.2 7.3
9 Pete Mallory -- 7 5 .583 3.52 33 14 128.0 128 54 50 6 41 1.320 9.0 0.4 2.9 Stats for 2 teams
10 Pete Modica 29 9 5 .643 3.38 42 3 104.0 85 46 39 6 55 1.346 7.4 0.5 4.8
11 Jake Schmitt* 27 0 2 .000 7 26.0 37 18 2.115 12.8 6.2
12 James Singleton* 22 9 9 .500 4.64 42 20 165.0 196 103 85 10 77 1.655 10.7 0.5 4.2
13 John Walsh* 24 8 8 .500 5.28 34 21 150.0 196 107 88 14 70 1.773 11.8 0.8 4.2
14 Tony Wesoloski 24 4 6 .400 4.00 15 11 63.0 72 39 28 3 33 1.667 10.3 0.4 4.7
14 Players 24.0 85 69 .552 154 154 763
* - 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
Rube Novotney 124 621 44 8 .988 5.36
Robert Pottenger 52 175 14 3 .984 3.63

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gail Harris 150 1283 60 21 .985 8.95

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buster Boguskie 81 184 228 12 .972 5.09
Alex Cosmidis 65 150 148 9 .971 4.58

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Boring 135 113 327 32 .932 3.26

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Gardner 135 241 408 40 .942 4.81
Thomas Korczowski 18 35 57 8 .920 5.11

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harvey Gentry 150 410 13 9 .979 2.82
Bob Lennon 117 167 21 6 .969 1.61
Bill Taylor 107 151 10 7 .958 1.50
Bill Pavlick 77 117 4 2 .984 1.57
John Golich 47 73 4 5 .939 1.64

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Modica 42 0.00
James Singleton 42 0.00
Jim Constable 41 0.00
Dick Adair 36 0.00
John Walsh 34 0.00
Pete Mallory 33 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ron Mahrt 19 0.00
Tony Wesoloski 15 0.00
Dick Libby 9 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dick Adair 25 R R 6' 5.0" 215 1928
Buster Boguskie 29 L 5' 7.0" 155 Oct 27, 1923
Bob Boring 26 R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 11, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Jim Constable 20 S L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 14, 1933 Jonesborough, TN, US
Alex Cosmidis 24 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Sep 22, 1928 Fayetteville, NC, US
Norman Fox 25 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Mar 8, 1928
Billy Gardner 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 19, 1927 Waterford, CT, US
Harvey Gentry 27 L R 6' 0.0" 170 May 27, 1926 Winston-Salem, NC, US
Bob Giddings 26 L R 6' 1.0" 150 Dec 23, 1926 Pontiac, MI, US
John Golich 27 R 5' 11.0" 187 Nov, 1925 Detroit, MI, US
Gail Harris 21 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 15, 1931 Abingdon, VA, US
Jack Harshman 25 L L 6' 2.0" 178 Jul 12, 1927 San Diego, CA, US
Thomas Korczowski 25 R 5' 10.0" 170 1928
Bob Lennon 24 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 15, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Dick Libby 28 L L 6' 1.0" 188 May 4, 1925 Bridgton, ME, US
Ron Mahrt 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 23, 1929 Oakland, CA, US
Pete Mallory -- R R 6' 2.0" 185 Unknown
Pete Modica 29 R R 6' 0.0" 145 Jan 25, 1924 New Orleans, LA, US
Rube Novotney 28 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Aug 5, 1924 Streator, IL, US
Bill Pavlick 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1928
William Poland 19 R 6' 3.0" 195 1934
Robert Pottenger 25 L 6' 0.0" 185 1928
Jake Schmitt 27 L L 6' 1.0" 173 Nov 3, 1925 Norwalk, CT, US
James Singleton 22 R L 6' 1.0" 210 1931
Bill Taylor 23 L L 6' 3.0" 212 Dec 30, 1929 Alhambra, CA, US
Pat Tomkinson 26 R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 20, 1927
John Walsh 24 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Apr 26, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Tony Wesoloski 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 15, 1928 Norwich, CT, US

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