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1953 Nashville Volunteers

1953 > Class AA > 1953 Southern Association
Overall: 85-69
Scored 787 runs, Allowed 763 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-75

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Hugh Poland
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN), Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN) and Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Dick Adair253629250900020113.360.385.360.745903
2Buster Boguskie*2997365322509813032703320.304.380.373.75212064
3Bob Boring261546606121081934252111123779.315.365.503.868308110
4Jim Constable#2042948261710090420.
5Alex Cosmidis2492307267558013001753018.300.379.348.7279346
6Norman Fox2512139100001013.
7Billy Gardner2515363059188182425107182663.308.345.447.79126476
8Harvey Gentry*271506655551091633051573410396.294.407.447.85424834
9John Golich2747205182266418212512216.352.424.489.9138910
10Gail Harris*2115060156575159231258623170.281.323.458.78225941
11Jack Harshman*25861841492747110124003326.315.446.6311.0779420
12Tom Korczowski25186962811200102711.
13Bob Lennon*2412343639958106193247323486.266.326.509.83520321
14Dick Libby*28910000000.000.0000
15Ron Mahrt23211815230000027.
16Pete Mallory--3347441410010115. for 2 teams
17Pete Modica29424036461003019.
18Rube Novotney281254453714010014046107159.270.388.340.72812612
19Bill Pavlick258325021327616222023636.286.390.362.7517701
20Billy Poland19110000.000.0000
21Robert Pottenger*256015013217285031501724.212.307.318.6254210
22Jake Schmitt*277130200000.154.1542
23James Singleton224263584800030320.
24Bill Taylor*2310745240675142212229314239.350.416.574.99023340
25Pat Tomkinson264132000.154.1542
26John Walsh*243857526800010311.
27Tony Wesoloski24152116141001004.250.250.313.563505
27 Players25.01545775518378714942622514273429538754.288.355.431.786223254
* - 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
1Dick Adair2558.3855.09361110115.015678651460584051.87812.
2Jim Constable*201913.5943.644131122230.02411149314891836141.4359.
3Norman Fox2514.2008.751136.040243535212.08310.
4Bob Giddings260045.0
5Jack Harshman*25237.7673.274034172259.02621199415901392041.3599.
6Bob Lennon*240013.0
7Dick Libby*2852.7143.74983165.0603127823210001.2778.
8Ron Mahrt2312.3336.431920049.0553835140141041.93910.
9Pete Mallory--13.25012
10Pete Modica2995.6433.3842321104.0854639655852041.3467.
11Jake Schmitt*2702.0006.23726.037181818192.11512.
12James Singleton*2299.5004.64422050165.0196103851077676041.65510.
13John Walsh*2488.5005.28342161150.0196107881470672031.77311.
14Tony Wesoloski2446.4004.0015115163.0723928333383031.66710.
14 Players24.08569.552154154763
* - 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


Rube Novotney1246244488.9885.393
Robert Pottenger521751434.9843.632


Gail Harris15012836021140.9858.95


Buster Boguskie811842281259.9725.09
Alex Cosmidis65150148938.9714.58
Bob Boring194854419.9625.37


Bob Boring1351133273233.9323.26
Billy Gardner19143627.9622.63


Billy Gardner13524140840.9424.81
Harvey Gentry1352414084086.9424.81
Tom Korczowski183557815.9205.11


Harvey Gentry1504101392.9792.82
Bob Lennon1171672164.9691.61
Bill Taylor1071511073.9581.50
Bill Pavlick77117420.9841.57
John Golich4773451.9391.64


Pete Modica4262111.9640.64
James Singleton4263031.9230.86
Jim Constable41102133.9120.76
Jack Harshman401330021.0001.08
Dick Adair3651620.9130.58
John Walsh3482215.9680.88
Pete Mallory3371310.9520.61Stats for 2 teams
Ron Mahrt19310011.0000.68
Tony Wesoloski151921.8330.67
Norman Fox1121632.8571.64
Dick Libby9
Jake Schmitt7
Bob Giddings4
Bob Lennon1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Dick Adair25RR6' 5.0"2151928
Buster Boguskie29L5' 7.0"155Oct 27, 1923
Bob Boring26R5' 11.0"180Aug 11, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Jim Constable20SL6' 1.0"185Jun 14, 1933Jonesborough, TN, US
Alex Cosmidis24RR5' 7.0"165Sep 22, 1928Fayetteville, NC, US
Norman Fox25RR6' 3.0"165Mar 8, 1928
Billy Gardner25RR6' 0.0"170Jul 19, 1927Waterford, CT, US
Harvey Gentry27LR6' 0.0"170May 27, 1926Winston-Salem, NC, US
Bob Giddings26LR6' 1.0"150Dec 23, 1926Pontiac, MI, US
John Golich27R5' 11.0"187Nov, 1925Detroit, MI, US
Gail Harris21LL6' 0.0"195Oct 15, 1931Abingdon, VA, US
Jack Harshman25LL6' 2.0"178Jul 12, 1927San Diego, CA, US
Tom Korczowski25R5' 10.0"1701928
Bob Lennon24LL6' 0.0"200Sep 15, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US
Dick Libby28LL6' 1.0"188May 4, 1925Bridgton, ME, US
Ron Mahrt23RR6' 1.0"195Sep 23, 1929Oakland, CA, US
Pete Mallory--RR6' 2.0"185Unknown
Pete Modica29RR6' 0.0"145Jan 25, 1924New Orleans, LA, US
Rube Novotney28RR6' 0.0"187Aug 5, 1924Streator, IL, US
Bill Pavlick25RR5' 10.0"1751928
Billy Poland19R6' 3.0"1951934
Robert Pottenger25L6' 0.0"1851928
Jake Schmitt27LL6' 1.0"173Nov 3, 1925Norwalk, CT, US
James Singleton22RL6' 1.0"2101931
Bill Taylor23LL6' 3.0"212Dec 30, 1929Alhambra, CA, US
Pat Tomkinson26R6' 1.0"190Jan 20, 1927
John Walsh24LL6' 1.0"170Apr 26, 1929St. Louis, MO, US
Tony Wesoloski24RR6' 0.0"170Aug 15, 1928Norwich, CT, US

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