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1953 Pueblo Dodgers

1953 > Class A > 1953 Western League
Overall: 78-77
Scored 795 runs, Allowed 797 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-78

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: George Pfister
Represented: Pueblo, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Walter Bryja2016121000.083.0831
2Raymond Cucchiarini23983079214219.300.544167
3Lacey Curry241334471241676.277.385172
4Jack Elkins*27299429213.309.44742
5Joe Frisina*241224431112431.251.325144
6Jim Gentile*1915653714525434.270.521280
7Glen Gorbous*22156607204291011.336.471286
8Lowell Grosskopf2719267100.269.3088
9Danny Hayling2210164101.250.5008
10Robert Hoffman2332493000.061.0613
11Eugene Kern2331555210.091.1649
12Tom Kirk*25298626741.302.51244
13Thomas Lakos3020394000.103.1034
14Lou Landini2663211671013.318.41788
15Earl McClellan2332212000.095.0952
16Ira Moxley21307317221.233.35626
17Nat Peeples2711348103.235.52918
18George Pfister346719458510.299.33565
19Kent Pflasterer241415431902779.350.475258
20Norman Postolese271566301813096.287.392247
21Alfred Schroeder251214501031712.229.284128
22Rene Solis2712143000.214.2143
23Karl Spooner2223477000.149.1497
24Melvin Waters25359419400.202.24523
25Maury Wills#20186318200.286.31720
25 Players24.11565878518879514502215410170983632735.279.358.401.759208258
* - 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
1Lowell Grosskopf2743.5713.9518466.06843294581.9099.30.57.9
2Robert Hoffman23910.4745.003121153.016010685161081.7529.40.96.4
3Eugene Kern2399.5005.182820139.0159978011701.64710.30.74.5
4Thomas Lakos30510.3333.912013115.011668505661.5839.10.45.2
5Earl McClellan2322.5003.8632084.07144366521.4647.60.65.6
6Glenn McMinn2011.5005.79214.014971.5009.04.5
7Ira Moxley21911.4504.062623162.01649673111081.6799.10.66.0
8Karl Spooner*22116.6472.532120153.097584371151.3865.70.46.8
9Melvin Waters251812.6003.683331247.026013110114871.4059.50.53.2
10Red Witt21006.0036.086482.66712.012.0
10 Players23.97877.503156156797
* - 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


Lou Landini613403110.9746.08
George Pfister613433110.9746.13
Jack Elkins28148227.9606.07
Ramon Rodriguez156993.9635.20Stats for 2 teams


Jim Gentile15411897128.9788.18


Joe Frisina7818917012.9684.60
Maury Wills3191815.9725.55


Kent Pflasterer1009718926.9172.86


Alfred Schroeder6911917733.9004.29
Lacey Curry6111517725.9214.79


Glen Gorbous1563131910.9712.13
Norman Postolese156425228.9822.87
Raymond Cucchiarini96132101.9931.48
Tom Kirk244412.9571.88


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Walter Bryja20RR6' 3.0"1901933
Raymond Cucchiarini23R5' 10.0"160Jun 6, 1930San Francisco, CA, US
Lacey Curry24RR5' 9.0"165Oct 8, 1928Wichita Falls, TX, US
Jack Elkins27L6' 1.0"1901926
Ed Fetzer23RR6' 2.0"185Jul 3, 1929Shreveport, LA, US
Joe Frisina24LR5' 10.0"175Oct 26, 1928Tidioute, PA, US
Jim Gentile19LL6' 3.0"210Jun 3, 1934San Francisco, CA, US
Glen Gorbous22LR6' 2.0"175Jul 8, 1930Drumheller, AB, CA
Lowell Grosskopf27RR6' 0.0"170Nov 15, 1925Tilleda, WI, US
Morris Hall18S6' 3.0"1851935
Danny Hayling22RR6' 2.0"195Oct 5, 1930Port Limon, CR
Robert Hoffman23RR6' 2.0"1701930
Eugene Kern23RR6' 1.0"1951930
Tom Kirk25LL5' 10.0"182Sep 27, 1927Philadelphia, PA, US
Thomas Lakos30RR5' 11.0"175May 22, 1923
Lou Landini26R6' 2.0"190Mar 24, 1927IT
Earl McClellan23RR5' 10.0"1801930
John McKinnon23RR5' 11.0"195Mar 6, 1930Providence, RI, US
Glenn McMinn20RR6' 1.0"165Mar 11, 1933Chillicothe, TX, US
Ira Moxley21RR6' 2.0"2051932
Nat Peeples27RR6' 1.0"185Jun 29, 1926Memphis, TN, US
George Pfister34RR6' 0.0"200Sep 4, 1918Bound Brook, NJ, US
Kent Pflasterer24R5' 10.0"1801929
Norman Postolese27R5' 11.0"1801926
Ramon Rodriguez26RR6' 1.0"2101927
Alfred Schroeder25R6' 3.0"2301928
Rene Solis27RR5' 11.0"170Jul 23, 1925Victoria de las Tunas, Oriente, CU
Karl Spooner22RL6' 0.0"185Jun 23, 1931Oriskany Falls, NY, US
Armando Suarez21LL6' 1.0"1751932MX
John Walker24L5' 8.0"1651929
Melvin Waters25RR6' 4.0"2051928
Maury Wills20SR5' 11.0"170Oct 2, 1932Washington, DC, US
Red Witt21RR6' 3.0"185Nov 9, 1931Long Beach, CA, US

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