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1953 Kansas City Blues

1953 > Class AAA > 1953 American Association
Overall: 88-66
Scored 747 runs, Allowed 680 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-70

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Harry Craft
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO), Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO) and Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Lou Berberet*235519615221339042024331.217.393.355.74854510
2Jim Brideweser2613554911134004068.265.345.347.69217100
3Marshall Carlson264069658183004147.277.319.323.64221100
4Ed Cereghino19102321000000019.
5Bob Cerv2812350845479144237229134564.317.389.544.9332471181
6Rip Coleman*212447462611050023.
7Bob Ferris253345396701030311.
8Alex Grammas271406375849317929326254136.307.358.377.735220466
9Johnny Gray2631595541000020014.
10Elston Howard2413953049758142229107032856.286.326.427.7532121523
11Lee Jones25441917230001024.
12Hal Keller*2516554561340280104.289.418.511.92923000
13Johnny Kucab33181512011000002.
14Charles LeBrun27241616340000004.
15Cliff Mapes*3134101851228802140149.329.424.494.91842202
16Art Mazmanian26902432003640230833822.200.331.240.57148814
17Bruce McKelvey2833686010120016255.
18Bill Miller*25122924131000019.
19Emil Patrick251255110001003.
20Vic Power251496586221152173910169383031.349.380.521.9013241415
21Jim Robertson2577274227286310222534633.278.399.366.76583701
22Harry Schaeffer*29375953582001028.
23Art Schallock*291839297710040713.241.389.276.6658003
24Kal Segrist2279309247335213363215939.211.365.360.72589712
25Bill Skowron22134569512721633112158945148.318.386.514.8992631051
26Woody Smith261345274795413624375914635.284.348.390.7381871911
27Bill Virdon*2295366330517713462593438.233.305.352.656116302
28Kermit Wahl307620617121418031703327.240.366.339.70558311
29Bob Wiesler#222453500510020113.
30Mel Wright25473129160005014.
30 Players25.2154589352397471445252599866344564626.276.349.403.75221091222862
* - 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
1Ed Cereghino1924.3333.471092057.0483222139291021.5267.
2Rip Coleman*2198.5294.39241940127.01116962769111102111.4177.
3Bob Ferris2555.5003.85261521124.01256353958472041.4769.
4Johnny Gray2697.5634.15312461156.01467472710810920101.6288.
5Lee Jones2572.7783.214411098.01024135736531071.4089.
6Johnny Kucab33501.0002.301832247.0341212410151000.9366.
7Charles LeBrun2722.5006.122110050.0583634420181031.56010.
8Bill Miller*2555.5003.2312115378.0733828438534041.4238.
9Emil Patrick2501.00012
10Harry Schaeffer*291114.4404.31372381165.016187797671043021.3828.
11Art Schallock*2993.7503.1518115097.0904034640633021.3408.
12Bob Wiesler*2287.5333.09241881140.0112564841039222101.5367.
13Mel Wright25132.8673.2447420111.01124740835735111.3249.
13 Players25.58866.571154154680
* - 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


Jim Robertson6939237137.9716.228
Lou Berberet472683056.9836.343
Bruce McKelvey28981022.9823.862
Hal Keller1470720.9755.502
Elston Howard1149740.9335.092


Bill Skowron13111796110126.9929.47
Vic Power2419417217.9918.79


Art Mazmanian79146167651.9813.96
Kal Segrist711541841050.9714.76
Kermit Wahl21294046.9453.29
Jim Brideweser12302718.9834.75


Woody Smith1311062882431.9433.01
Kermit Wahl21294046.9453.29


Alex Grammas1402624382496.9675.00


Vic Power1212511252.9812.17
Bob Cerv120198451.9761.68
Elston Howard1171791360.9701.64
Bill Virdon85174871.9632.14
Marshall Carlson23293011.0001.39
Cliff Mapes2343010.9771.87


Mel Wright4741843.8460.47
Lee Jones44217001.0000.43
Harry Schaeffer3752710.9700.86
Johnny Gray3162941.8971.13
Bob Ferris2643623.9521.54
Rip Coleman2442320.9311.13
Bob Wiesler2443521.9511.63
Charles LeBrun21612011.0000.86
Johnny Kucab1821511.9440.94
Art Schallock18114011.0000.83
Bill Miller1252315.9662.33
Emil Patrick1204001.0000.33
Ed Cereghino1051212.9441.70

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Lou Berberet23LR5' 11.0"200Nov 20, 1929Long Beach, CA, US
Jim Brideweser26RR6' 0.0"165Feb 13, 1927Lancaster, OH, US
Marshall Carlson26R6' 0.0"1701927
Ed Cereghino19RR6' 2.0"205Nov 24, 1933San Francisco, CA, US
Bob Cerv28RR6' 0.0"200May 5, 1925Weston, NE, US
Al Cicotte23RR6' 3.0"185Dec 23, 1929Melvindale, MI, US
Rip Coleman21LL6' 2.0"185Jul 31, 1931Troy, NY, US
Bob Ferris25RR5' 11.0"170May 11, 1928Armonk, NY, US
Bill Freese26RR6' 1.0"180May 5, 1927
Peter Gentile23R6' 1.0"1911930
Alex Grammas27RR6' 0.0"175Apr 3, 1926Birmingham, AL, US
Johnny Gray26RR6' 4.0"226Dec 11, 1926West Palm Beach, FL, US
Elston Howard24RR6' 2.0"196Feb 23, 1929St. Louis, MO, US
Lee Jones25RR6' 1.0"190Apr 1, 1928Fairfax, OK, US
Hal Keller25LR6' 1.0"200Jul 7, 1927Middletown, MD, US
Johnny Kucab33RR6' 2.0"185Dec 17, 1919Olyphant, PA, US
Charles LeBrun27RR6' 3.0"1851926
Don Leppert22LR5' 8.0"175Nov 20, 1930Memphis, TN, US
Jerry Lumpe20LR6' 2.0"185Jun 2, 1933Lincoln, MO, US
George Maier20RL6' 0.0"185Sep 4, 1932
Cliff Mapes31LR6' 3.0"205Mar 13, 1922Sutherland, NE, US
Art Mazmanian26RR5' 9.0"229May 1, 1927Detroit, MI, US
Bruce McKelvey28R6' 2.0"190Aug 26, 1924San Pedro, CA, US
Bill Miller25LL6' 0.0"175Jul 26, 1927Minersville, PA, US
Emil Patrick25RR5' 10.0"175Jul 24, 1927Cleveland, OH, US
Vic Power25RR6' 0.0"186Nov 1, 1927Arecibo, PR
Jack Reed20RR6' 0.0"185Feb 2, 1933Silver City, MS, US
Jim Robertson25RR5' 9.0"183Jan 29, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Harry Schaeffer29LL6' 2.0"175Jun 23, 1924Reading, PA, US
Art Schallock29LL5' 9.0"160Apr 25, 1924Mill Valley, CA, US
Kal Segrist22RR6' 0.0"180Apr 14, 1931Greenville, TX, US
Bill Skowron22RR5' 11.0"195Dec 18, 1930Chicago, IL, US
Woody Smith26RR6' 0.0"180Feb 25, 1927University City, MO, US
Kenneth Stonecipher23R6' 0.0"180Mar 2, 1930
Bill Virdon22LR6' 0.0"175Jun 9, 1931Hazel Park, MI, US
Kermit Wahl30RR5' 11.0"170Nov 18, 1922Columbia, SD, US
Bob Wiesler22SL6' 3.0"188Aug 13, 1930St. Louis, MO, US
Mel Wright25RR6' 3.0"210May 11, 1928Manila, AR, US

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