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1953 Register League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1952 / 1954

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
52American LeagueMajor League828.74.46123647761423585512111171816331879518732630244694911.262.337.383.720162321043263671
53National LeagueMajor League828.14.751244476574263959141134217774141197552434221842205307.266.335.411.74717538986224574
56Pacific Coast LeagueOpen830.44.15144053282474365982124922035294943559439946245015.263.332.378.710179442151007
7American AssociationAAA827.04.53123646586411905605107151772379893514349645685907.260.338.387.72415924891268560
8International LeagueAAA828.34.40123045281399345418104661790391769501441745524794.262.341.384.72515345205590
5Southern AssociationAA825.84.76123646699414325880112441846346833540443546425467.271.345.393.73816281625
6Texas LeagueAA827.84.42124047286411975486106351947258855504247433651205389.258.343.380.72415663970232737
1Eastern LeagueA825.04.2512044461238826511698271491354511451069450425638.253.339.349.68813559744
2South Atlantic LeagueA825.64.4711184329337866499495351550303522430357948174792.252.336.350.68613257610
3Western International LeagueA1026.75.32138654172469847375129282156402739661486563396088.275.361.385.74718105849
4Western LeagueA825.04.73123847114410905859105871744327662518360854015859.258.344.364.70814971623
54Negro American LeagueNegro
9Big State LeagueB826.84.73116044343395895492102091808325663492761641245183.258.328.370.69814656630
10Carolina LeagueB824.94.6911164300137803523696251754306659463852345635783.255.335.369.70413968635
11Florida International LeagueB625.84.61818312682692737746987992248351332556438103369.259.351.354.7059528531
12Gulf Coast LeagueB827.04.98116042926381305772101701630331631515163042874577.267.341.376.71714355509
13Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB824.05.2210284015634467536889331437318722475757350655702.259.354.382.73613172624
14Piedmont LeagueB824.54.8410263995833759496283961411338455433950955874457.249.355.351.70611848612
15Tri-State LeagueB624.45.488923456530246489183031412322501427556239604255.275.359.392.75111862359
16Arizona-Texas LeagueC625.36.568363385029703548586091405417546482263237944477.290.370.420.79112486353
17California LeagueC823.25.3011264446138372597399011617337626526268253986510.258.350.367.71614070691
18Cotton States LeagueC824.75.1210023845833244513387631489293552446356046324629.264.354.376.72912494582
19Evangeline LeagueC625.85.548263246828138457976951248188476391443838002820.273.360.382.74210747530
20Longhorn LeagueC826.26.299203633931996578692191691397744497254839384616.288.366.436.80213936405
21Northern LeagueC823.45.5710003856032944556789111482372462484975049174585.270.365.380.74512523699
22Pioneer LeagueC822.45.6610504204735487594593391533377470520062060375838.263.370.367.73813036523
23Provincial LeagueC823.35.389903921432702532483251374265429456461158855062.255.368.352.72011516627
24West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC826.07.231132453573979981861191123394701136713971951305905.299.379.467.84718598428
25Western AssociationC622.54.728463263127773399566571065301340329249042295015.240.340.336.6779344629
26Alabama-Florida LeagueD623.26.22690278062377442936438987295300357671136523701.271.368.375.7438915380
27Appalachian LeagueD621.35.847682983025736448469461197337417384250037294070.270.362.391.75310068365
28Florida State LeagueD823.25.57106642259362215941938214083812795035103353715282.259.355.342.69712389667
29Georgia State LeagueD824.26.2510004056034721625494931617338637549486253084819.273.370.394.76413697531
30Georgia-Florida LeagueD822.15.2611144331737028585794401411342255480676856825799.255.354.332.68612300607
31Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD821.76.209603792632871595089471568415519505398545906044.272.361.393.75412902465
32Mississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueD624.05.297142788524252377863681053358248322257833513730.263.352.366.7188881282
33Mountain States LeagueD823.16.871004407483548768941009716873616475904113848945709.285.371.407.77814447367
34Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD821.56.1510044042234033617991481620366474530964259035440.269.377.380.75712922486
35Sooner State LeagueD821.25.97110644470373636607942315514145805383109764587517.252.362.362.72513542649
36Tar Heel LeagueD1025.75.929803854133411579790011722430578502152346505855.269.359.399.75713317480
37Wisconsin State LeagueD821.25.889923832932100583183711387319548485194756716410.261.372.375.74712040558
38Cuban LeagueForeign
39Japan Central LeagueForeign629.34.097702875325966315266141075178424287778535622592668.255.314.359.67393175865280
40Japan Pacific LeagueForeign728.13.708403147928601310570761126251386247593848422713207.247.303.345.64898626036070
41Colombian Winter LeagueWinter4
42Cuban Winter LeagueWinter4288
43Dominican Winter LeagueWinter
44Mexican Pacific Coast LeagueWinter6
45Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter
46Panama Winter LeagueWinter3
47Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter5
48Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter4
49Veracruz Winter LeagueWinter6
57All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's6
50Mexican LeagueIndependent627.0414
51Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent
55Saskatchewan LeagueNo Classification

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
52American LeagueMajor League829.84.46613613.5003.99123612368024349618511060.111117551249098794469491126321247477611.4099.00.73.64.01.10
53National LeagueMajor League828.54.75616616.5004.29124412448144307316210971.2113425914522511974220530722429217476601.4189.31.03.54.41.26
56Pacific Coast LeagueOpen831.04.15720720.500144014405982
7American AssociationAAA826.64.53616616.500123612365605
8International LeagueAAA827.34.40613613.500123012305418
5Southern AssociationAA826.34.76615615.500123612365880
6Texas LeagueAA827.84.42616616.5003.84124012407564849110807.0106355486461285551205389228253011.4588.90.74.34.51.05
1Eastern LeagueA824.54.37601601.500120412045260
2South Atlantic LeagueA825.64.47557557.500111811184994
3Western International LeagueA1026.65.32692692.500138613867375
4Western LeagueA824.94.73617617.500123812385859
54Negro American LeagueNegro1
9Big State LeagueB827.34.73580580.5004.03116011605596018710008.099555492448266341244944231182861.4079.00.63.74.41.20
10Carolina LeagueB824.34.69557557.500111611165236
11Florida International LeagueB625.14.61406406.5008188183774
12Gulf Coast LeagueB828.0580580.50011601160
13Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB823.45.22513513.500102810285368
14Piedmont LeagueB823.94.84509509.500102610264962
15Tri-State LeagueB623.95.48445445.5008928924891
16Arizona-Texas LeagueC626.96.56418418.5008368365485
17California LeagueC823.55.30561561.500112611265973
18Cotton States LeagueC823.55.12500500.500100210025133
19Evangeline LeagueC625.45.50412412.5008268264539
20Longhorn LeagueC824.3460460.500920920
21Northern LeagueC822.25.57499499.500100010005567
22Pioneer LeagueC822.55.66525525.500105010505945
23Provincial LeagueC822.25.38492492.5009909905324
24West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC825.6566566.50011321132
25Western AssociationC622.14.70418418.5008468463972
26Alabama-Florida LeagueD622.66.22350350.5006906904293
27Appalachian LeagueD620.45.84377377.5007687684484
28Florida State LeagueD821.75.57533533.5004.09106610669222.093825941419027953715282335504961.6009.20.35.25.20.98
29Georgia State LeagueD821.96.19500500.500100010006194
30Georgia-Florida LeagueD821.05.26552552.500111411145857
31Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD820.46.20479479.5009609605950
32Mississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueD623.35.29356356.5007147143778
33Mountain States LeagueD822.86.87500500.500100410046894
34Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD820.66.15501501.500100410046179
35Sooner State LeagueD820.55.97551551.5004.7111061106514592499558.094236607499959264587517474486361.6628.90.66.17.11.16
36Tar Heel LeagueD1024.35.92486486.5009809805797
37Wisconsin State LeagueD820.15.88491491.5009929925831
38Cuban LeagueForeign1
39Japan Central LeagueForeign624.94.09381381.5003.39770770498272646863.26614315225884242259026681572279289131.2938.70.63.03.51.18
40Japan Pacific LeagueForeign726.53.70412412.5002.96840840512328927678.27076310525283862399033421461597316901.2348.30.52.83.91.39
41Colombian Winter LeagueWinter4
42Cuban Winter LeagueWinter4144144.5003.56288288201872659.226151051127012681.4618.84.34.31.00
43Dominican Winter LeagueWinter1
44Mexican Pacific Coast LeagueWinter6
45Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter1
46Panama Winter LeagueWinter3
47Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter5
48Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter4
49Veracruz Winter LeagueWinter6
57All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's6
50Mexican LeagueIndependent6208206.502414414
51Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent1
55Saskatchewan LeagueNo Classification1

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
52American LeagueMajor League81236331801378510701344.9789032630248%297,238
53National LeagueMajor League81244329141354011821259.97510134221839%
56Pacific Coast LeagueOpen81440370961553013661389.97585
7American AssociationAAA81236319821308614211167.969101
8International LeagueAAA81230311221317012651241.97290
5Southern AssociationAA81236317161307914431206.96972
6Texas LeagueAA81240323231379414501248.9706047433641%
1Eastern LeagueA81204308101286516641098.963129
2South Atlantic LeagueA81118296271232215721106.964120
3Western International LeagueA101386360321528720841399.961183
4Western LeagueA81238319351368119091271.960141
54Negro American LeagueNegro1
9Big State LeagueB8116029712124361709969.961138
10Carolina LeagueB81116292881207418561089.957136
11Florida International LeagueB68182119293311224774.96180
12Gulf Coast LeagueB8116027747113911835.955
13Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB8102826824111691704949.957141
14Piedmont LeagueB81026267081160315251059.962142
15Tri-State LeagueB68922307292651614780.952104
16Arizona-Texas LeagueC68362183990941735823.947174
17California LeagueC8112629673117992085971.952117
18Cotton States LeagueC8100225646108401818939.953127
19Evangeline LeagueC68262179090531565872.952158
20Longhorn LeagueC89202353698581743881.950119
21Northern LeagueC8100025381111811848994.952119
22Pioneer LeagueC81050273051134418811055.954196
23Provincial LeagueC899025607109161732959.955204
24West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC81132284901168124201038.943236
25Western AssociationC68462213992511557623.953175
26Alabama-Florida LeagueD66901793574601549556.943110
27Appalachian LeagueD67681954180861684705.943111
28Florida State LeagueD8106627666117912462890.941191
29Georgia State LeagueD8100026256105821979825.949113
30Georgia-Florida LeagueD8111428507115422374813.944168
31Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD89602451696422172766.940166
32Mississippi-Ohio Valley LeagueD67141856378011220599.956134
33Mountain States LeagueD8100425944104692384803.939227
34Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD8100425867103951933887.949175
35Sooner State LeagueD8110628923113062629830.939270
36Tar Heel LeagueD1098025394101761650814.956126
37Wisconsin State LeagueD899224740101002128841.942208
38Cuban LeagueForeign1
39Japan Central LeagueForeign6770912.000
40Japan Pacific LeagueForeign7840956.000
41Colombian Winter LeagueWinter4
42Cuban Winter LeagueWinter4288
43Dominican Winter LeagueWinter1
44Mexican Pacific Coast LeagueWinter6
45Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter1
46Panama Winter LeagueWinter3
47Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter5
48Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter4
49Veracruz Winter LeagueWinter6
57All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's6
50Mexican LeagueIndependent6414
51Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent1
55Saskatchewan LeagueNo Classification1

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