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1953 Evansville Braves

1953 > Class B > 1953 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League
Overall: 70-59
Scored 668 runs, Allowed 674 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-65

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Bob Coleman
Represented: Evansville, IN
Ballpark: Bosse Field (Evansville, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Stewart Alton2242383010.079.1325
2Bud Belardi20164910500.204.30615
3Paul Cave*19295611400.196.26815
4William Conroy*2210184000.222.2224
5Wes Covington*214217749915.277.42475
6Walter Ford*186012728400.220.25232
7Theodore Forsyth238528669935.241.34699
8Ronald Gendreau233415132422.212.30546
9Johnny Goryl191163989821512.246.415165
10Arnold Hallgren20107382951789.249.406155
11Eugene Leach?--30542100.037.0563
12Don McMahon23284311000.256.25611
13Joe Morgan*2278301741054.246.352106
14Larry Pennell*24111366101101116.276.495181
15Matthew Peoplis#1930335000.152.1525
16Clarence Riddle219134680956.231.338117
17Humberto Robinson23387713100.169.18214
18Jack Schlarb24395115200.294.33317
19Don Schmidt2814153000.200.2003
20Jack Scott2615163000.188.1883
21Wes Sell2421398100.205.2319
22Peter Swain253714336323.252.36452
23Johnny Turco23803161052355.332.484153
24Bill Wells20973087916413.256.461142
25Leonard Williams25130494151151424.306.538266
25 Players22.01305050434766811061676610760044624802.254.348.397.745172679
* - 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
1Stewart Alton22610.3753.923013124.09873549931.5407.10.76.8
2Paul Cave19119.5503.242823172.0139856210831.2917.30.54.3
3Eugene Leach?--610.3754.363021161.0191105789571.54010.70.53.2
4Don McMahon2365.5454.502612114.011369575771.6678.90.46.1
5Matthew Peoplis*1958.3854.073016115.098735241271.9577.70.39.9
6Humberto Robinson23178.6802.683129198.016885596761.2327.60.33.5
7Jack Schlarb2433.5007.1827474.066635971042.2978.00.912.6
8Jack Scott26701.0004.6815350.05928260261.70010.60.04.7
8 Players21.87059.543130130674
* - 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


Theodore Forsyth73470558.9857.19
Bill Wells64385256.9866.41


Clarence Riddle896936513.9838.52


Leonard Williams12327530825.9594.74
Wes Sell1038245.9256.20


Johnny Goryl11613721522.9413.03


Joe Morgan7515722824.9415.13
Ronald Gendreau34698923.8734.65
Bud Belardi1524344.9353.87


Arnold Hallgren104209717.9272.08
Nat Peeples8821154.9822.45Stats for 2 teams
Johnny Turco8018698.9612.44
Larry Pennell598365.9471.51
Walter Ford485446.9061.21
Wes Covington425936.9121.48
Peter Swain376375.9331.89


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Stewart Alton22RR5' 11.0"1601931
Bud Belardi20RR6' 0.0"185Dec 13, 1932San Jose, CA, US
Albert Belinsky25RR5' 11.0"185Nov 21, 1927Norwalk, CT, US
Paul Cave19LR6' 1.0"179Nov 2, 1933New Canton, VA, US
William Conroy22LL6' 2.0"175Nov 28, 1930Boston, MA, US
Wes Covington21LR6' 1.0"205Mar 27, 1932Laurinburg, NC, US
Vern Edmunds23RR6' 2.0"1701930
George Edwards20RR6' 1.0"1801933
Walter Ford18L5' 10.0"1651935
Theodore Forsyth23R5' 11.0"1851930
Ronald Gendreau23R6' 0.0"1751930
Johnny Goryl19RR5' 10.0"175Oct 21, 1933Cumberland, RI, US
Arnold Hallgren20RR6' 1.0"190Apr 12, 1933Windfield, AB, CA
Charles Henry24RR5' 11.0"165Oct 9, 1928Mount Vernon, IL, US
Alan Janes18RR6' 3.0"2001935
Eugene Leach--Unknown
Jack Lutz21RR6' 4.0"175Aug 15, 1931San Diego, CA, US
Don McMahon23RR6' 2.0"215Jan 4, 1930Brooklyn, NY, US
Frederick Minnis29R5' 10.0"180Jun 9, 1924
Joe Morgan22LR5' 10.0"170Nov 19, 1930Walpole, MA, US
Nat Peeples27RR6' 1.0"185Jun 29, 1926Memphis, TN, US
Larry Pennell24LL6' 1.0"182Feb 21, 1929Uniontown, PA, US
Matthew Peoplis19SL5' 11.0"1801934
Clarence Riddle21RL6' 1.0"1881932
Humberto Robinson23RR6' 1.0"155Jun 25, 1930Colon, Colon, PA
Jack Schlarb24RR6' 0.0"1751929
Don Schmidt28RR6' 0.0"195Jul 20, 1924Plainfield, NJ, US
Jack Scott26RR5' 10.0"175Nov 21, 1926Great Falls, MT, US
Wes Sell24R6' 0.0"155Nov 28, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Jim Spencer19RL6' 0.0"190Aug 14, 1933Batesville, AR, US
Peter Swain25RR6' 2.0"1951928
Johnny Turco23R5' 10.0"175Jan 28, 1930Walpole, MA, US
Bill Wells20RR6' 0.0"200Jan 18, 1933Glendale, CA, US
Leonard Williams25RR5' 11.0"195Mar 27, 1928Valdosta, GA, US

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