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1953 Reading Indians

1953 > Class A > 1953 Eastern League
Overall: 101-47
Scored 794 runs, Allowed 569 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 96-52

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Reading, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Joe Altobelli*211485281552894.294.403213
2Earl Averill2171210661046.314.486102
3James Barnhardt2541466000.130.1306
4Joe Caffie*229437111916107.321.474176
5Norm Camp2517367010.194.2509
6Jack Carmichael2443466201.130.23911
7James Cleverly*2713345014015100.311.389175
8Rocky Colavito1914652814321628.271.492260
9Gordy Coleman*1813204101.200.4008
10Bud Daley*2022399100.231.25610
11Billy Joe Davidson*2039539210.170.24513
12Thomas Farrell*1815102000.200.2002
13Rod Graber*2314446913420135.286.416195
14Doug Hansen245319048926.253.41679
15Billy Harrell2414151517021104.330.433223
16James King*26226218401.290.40325
17Ronnie King#259122749931.216.29567
18Gary Kolod181360000.000.0000
19Robert Mayhew1824316100.194.2267
20Billy Ray Meyer24368827311.307.39835
21William Montgomery234513031210.238.26935
22Bob Moscrey*236915037310.247.28042
23Marion Murszewski*2343253100.120.1604
24Floyd Penfold2031518001.157.21611
25Bert Rechichar2210407410.175.32513
26Rudy Regalado2389330105917.318.415137
27Herb Score*2024357010.200.2579
28Isaac Seaone274311425231.219.31636
28 Players22.81495614486579413581897874726154639589.279.363.396.7591925110
* - 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
1James Barnhardt25126.6673.903415134.011665587831.4857.80.55.6
2Norm Camp2591.9001.99151186.06222192321.0936.50.23.3
3Jack Carmichael24108.5563.883515144.014768625591.4319.20.33.7
4Bud Daley*2071.8752.382113102.07132274391.0786.30.43.4
5Billy Joe Davidson*201118.3792.894029218.0207817010721.2808.50.43.0
6Brooks Lawrence28005.25712.0128761.5009.04.5
7Billy Ray Meyer24188.6922.853425215.0176876812801.1917.40.53.3
8Marion Murszewski*23105.6673.4543899.08048383591.4047.30.35.4
9Floyd Penfold20117.6113.993117149.015576662901.6449.40.15.4
10Herb Score*2073.7004.68231798.064545151261.9395.90.511.6
10 Players22.410147.682149149569
* - 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


Ronnie King87441418.9845.54
Earl Averill54272276.9805.54
Isaac Seaone35208223.9876.57


Joe Altobelli14710928319.9847.99


James Cleverly12129122120.9624.23
Bob Moscrey2235332.9713.09


Rudy Regalado797516414.9453.03
Robert Lyons51659414.9193.12Stats for 2 teams
Doug Hansen46468410.9292.83


Billy Harrell9215526121.9524.52
William Montgomery355510916.9114.69
Robert Mayhew1815233.9272.11


Rod Graber144344139.9752.48
Rocky Colavito143263125.9821.92
Joe Caffie93166710.9451.86
James King192801.9661.47
Bert Rechichar101501.9381.50


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Joe Altobelli21LL6' 0.0"185May 26, 1932Detroit, MI, US
Earl Averill21RR5' 10.0"185Sep 9, 1931Cleveland, OH, US
James Barnhardt25RR6' 0.0"170Sep 17, 1927Easton, PA, US
Joe Caffie22LR5' 10.0"180Feb 14, 1931Ramer, AL, US
Norm Camp25RR5' 11.0"185Jun 19, 1928West Salem, OH, US
Jack Carmichael24RR6' 0.0"170Mar 4, 1929Topeka, KS, US
James Cleverly27L5' 9.0"175Jun, 1926Salt Lake City, UT, US
Rocky Colavito19RR6' 3.0"190Aug 10, 1933New York, NY, US
Gordy Coleman18LR6' 3.0"208Jul 5, 1934Rockville, MD, US
Bud Daley20LL6' 1.0"185Oct 7, 1932Orange, CA, US
Billy Joe Davidson20LL6' 3.0"210May 5, 1933Marion, NC, US
Dominic DellaRocca24R5' 11.0"1851929
Thomas Farrell18LL6' 3.0"170Jul 18, 1934Long Branch, NJ, US
Roger Frebel24RR6' 1.0"1851929
Rod Graber23LL5' 11.0"175Jun 20, 1930Massillon, OH, US
Doug Hansen24RR6' 0.0"180Dec 16, 1928Los Angeles, CA, US
Billy Harrell24RR6' 1.0"180Jul 18, 1928Norristown, PA, US
John Herman24LL5' 11.0"185Feb 5, 1929San Diego, CA, US
James King26LL5' 10.0"1701927
Ronnie King25S6' 1.0"185Apr 16, 1928Sacramento, CA, US
Gary Kolod18RR6' 2.0"1801935
Brooks Lawrence28RR6' 0.0"205Jan 30, 1925Springfield, OH, US
Robert Lyons25R5' 8.0"150Apr 22, 1928
Robert Mayhew18R6' 0.0"1751935
Billy Ray Meyer24RR6' 2.0"212Apr 5, 1929Aiken County, SC, US
William Montgomery23R5' 11.0"1551930
Bob Moscrey23LR6' 0.0"1801930
Marion Murszewski23LL6' 2.0"175Mar 27, 1930Buffalo, NY, US
Floyd Penfold20RR6' 3.0"1971933
Bert Rechichar22R6' 1.0"205Jul 16, 1930
Rudy Regalado23RR6' 1.0"185May 21, 1930Los Angeles, CA, US
Herb Score20LL6' 2.0"185Jun 7, 1933Rosedale, NY, US
Isaac Seaone27R5' 10.0"1801926
Kenneth Whitehead22R6' 0.0"1751931

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