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1953 Milwaukee BravesNational League (MLB)
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Billy Klaus played for the 1953 Milwaukee Braves
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
Location
Record92-62 (2nd)League RankthMLB Rankth
ManagerCharlie GrimmGeneral ManagerJohn Quinn
CoachesJohnny Cooney (Assistant Coach), Bob Keely (Assistant Coach), Bucky Walters (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,826,397
Years Available1876-2018

Team History -- 1953 Statistics -- 1953 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1953 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
38Bill BrutonofL2715161382153181414126114410065009.250.306.330.63620233668.297.080.176.2946.615.02.30.2613.021.6    
23Johnny LoganssR261506111001672781173224133790013.273.326.398.72424346668.275.125.191.3306.14.90.81.755.627.5    
34Joe Adcock1bR25157590711683361880324282260022.285.334.453.78726757640.306.168.241.3546.612.82.02.832.833.9    
41Eddie Mathews3bL211575791101753184713513998321006.302.406.6271.03336386681.285.325.492.45114.512.20.86.912.349.1    
48Andy PafkoofR321405167015323417722137333120014.297.347.455.80223544568.292.158.233.3626.55.80.93.030.428.8    
6Jack Dittmer2bL2513850454134221963101835120011.266.293.367.66018532525.272.101.139.2993.46.71.91.756.023.9    
4Sid GordonofR35140464671272241975117140240014.274.372.461.83321445541.267.187.341.37813.17.40.63.524.435.4    
1Del CrandallcR23116382551041311551213347050013.272.330.429.75916429420.278.157.246.3447.911.21.43.625.527.9    
3Jim PendletonofR2912025148751247276573621005.299.323.462.78511623261.327.163.195.3502.713.85.12.735.930.7    
39Walker CoopercR385313712306031610121511006.219.287.328.615459151.227.109.204.2858.09.91.32.045.730.0    
21Warren SpahnpL3238105623502120012205001.219.226.324.550347111.259.105.114.2460.919.822.01.852.530.4    
2Harry Hanebrink2bL2551808191118106801000.238.291.313.60425387.254.075.163.2806.99.21.31.280.015.8    
42Ebba St. ClairecB3133807163025003900000.200.229.313.54225583.203.113.150.2453.610.83.02.440.031.3    
9Johnny AntonellipL23316271120040031404000.177.215.210.42513269.229.033.081.2014.420.34.70.00.018.2    
36Max SurkontpR31285610165106005705001.286.344.411.75523666.327.125.214.3437.610.61.40.00.037.5    
33Lew BurdettepR2646534900010001305000.170.170.170.3409058.225.000.000.1560.022.40.00.00.00.0    
10Bob BuhlpR2430533600020021805001.113.145.113.2586060.171.000.038.1273.330.09.00.00.00.0    
37George Crowe1bL3047426122026002710001.286.333.476.80920445.303.190.238.3634.415.63.54.421.033.3    
18Bob ThorpeofR262737161005011601000.162.184.189.3737139.194.027.027.1742.615.46.00.00.016.7    
19Jim WilsonpR312036260012002302003.167.211.250.4619140.156.083.139.2145.07.51.52.536.016.7
1943-   UDFA-BOS
 
15,43Don LiddlepL283134230001003904000.088.162.088.2503041.120.000.088.1337.322.03.00.00.00.0    
13Sibby Sisti2bR323823851004005200001.217.357.261.6186128.238.044.261.30717.97.10.40.00.020.0    
24Vern BickfordpR322015110000001701001.067.125.067.1921017.125.000.067.1035.941.27.00.00.00.0    
32Ernie JohnsonpR293614010000000401000.071.071.071.1421015.100.000.000.0660.026.70.00.00.00.0    
47Joey JaypB1733000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0    
16Dave JollypR28242110000001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.500.54933.333.31.00.00.00.0    
14Mel Roach2bR2052100000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0    
2Billy Klausss-3bL2422100001000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
30Dave ColepR22102110011000000000.500.5002.0002.500412.0001.5001.5001.0420.00.00.050.02.0100.0    
14Paul BurriscR2921000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (30 players)15453497381422227521566914627439637278000122.266.325.415.74022214355895.278.415.235.0007.510.81.52.734.330.6 

1953 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
21Warren SpahnL32STMLB2372.103532324533265.2211756214701483201.067.150.472.375.012.112.54.7672.95    
9Johnny AntonelliL23STMLB12123.183126511221175.1167836215711313001.368.570.773.646.721.854.26.5003.42    
33Lew BurdetteR26S/RMLB1553.2446133361248175.01777363756581001.339.100.362.882.981.043.75.7503.41    
36Max SurkontR31STMLB1154.182824411220170.016882792264832201.368.891.163.394.391.304.34.6884.43    
10Bob BuhlR24S/RMLB1382.973018128350154.11335951973831101.347.760.524.264.841.143.44.6193.69    
15,43Don LiddleL28S/RMLB763.083115164092128.21195444655633001.368.320.423.854.411.153.78.5383.50    
19Jim WilsonR31STMLB494.34201825020114.010759551643711001.328.451.263.395.611.654.66.3084.30
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32Ernie JohnsonR29RelMLB432.67361350010081.0793424422362101.258.780.442.444.001.643.78.5713.16    
24Vern BickfordR32S/RMLB255.2820911208158.0603534835252101.649.311.245.433.880.715.43.2865.33    
16Dave JollyR28RelMLB013.52240240010038.1341615427231001.607.980.946.345.400.853.76.0004.86    
30Dave ColeR22RelMLB018.5910010008014.2171414114131002.1810.430.618.597.980.938.59.0004.57    
47Joey JayR17S/RMLB100.00312111010.06000541001.105.400.004.503.600.800.001.0003.29    
22Virgil JesterR25RelMLB0022.5020200102.04551400004.0018.004.5018.000.000.0022.50.00015.09    
Pitching Totals: (13 players)92623.30157157159721485151387128258950810753973821701.318.320.693.504.791.373.82.597  

1953 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PLew Burdette26MLBp46-17511371649.9801.040.27---46100.029.9Fielding by Day
PErnie Johnson29MLBp36-814152121.9050.530.23---36100.023.4Fielding by Day
PWarren Spahn32MLBp35-26512534769.9421.860.25---3892.122.7Fielding by Day
PJohnny Antonelli23MLBp31-1756341341.9761.290.23---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PDon Liddle28MLBp31-1285202227.9260.810.20---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PBob Buhl24MLBp30-15414251340.9751.300.25---30100.019.5Fielding by Day
PMax Surkont31MLBp28-17011322345.9561.540.25---28100.018.2Fielding by Day
PDave Jolly28MLBp24-38260081.0000.330.21---24100.015.6Fielding by Day
PJim Wilson31MLBp20-114102301331.0001.650.29---20100.013.0Fielding by Day
PVern Bickford32MLBp20-5831403171.0000.850.29---20100.013.0Fielding by Day
PDave Cole22MLBp10-14140051.0000.500.36---10100.06.5Fielding by Day
PJoey Jay17MLBp3-10000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PVirgil Jester25MLBp2-2010011.0000.500.50---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CDel Crandall23MLBc108--56662913637.9865.810.00--611693.170.1Fielding by Day
CWalker Cooper38MLBc35--165631174.9834.890.00---5366.022.7Fielding by Day
CEbba St. Claire31MLBc27--1061113118.9924.330.00--43381.817.5Fielding by Day
CPaul Burris29MLBc2--100011.0000.500.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BJoe Adcock25MLB1b-of157--138996131461498.9919.460.00---157100.0101.9Fielding by Day
1BGeorge Crowe30MLB1b9--17201191.0002.110.00---4719.15.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJack Dittmer25MLB2b138--2903432395656.9654.590.00---138100.089.6Fielding by Day
2BHarry Hanebrink25MLB2b-of21--385521895.9794.430.00---5141.213.6Fielding by Day
2BSibby Sisti32MLB2b-3b13--10901191.0001.460.00---3834.28.4Fielding by Day
2BMel Roach20MLB2b-of1--000000.000.00---520.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BEddie Mathews21MLB3b157--1543113033495.9392.960.00---157100.0101.9Fielding by Day
3BSibby Sisti32MLB2b-3b4--25209.7781.750.00---3810.52.6Fielding by Day
3BHarry Hanebrink25MLB2b-of1--100011.0001.000.00---512.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSJohnny Logan26MLBss150--29548120104796.9755.170.00---150100.097.4Fielding by Day
SSJim Pendleton29MLBof7--112803391.0005.570.00---1205.84.5Fielding by Day
SSSibby Sisti32MLB2b-3b6--140251.0000.830.00---3815.83.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFBill Bruton27MLBof150--3971595421.9792.750.00---15199.397.4Fielding by Day
OFAndy Pafko32MLBof139--241561252.9761.770.00---14099.390.3Fielding by Day
OFSid Gordon35MLBof-3b137--2451062261.9771.860.00---14097.989.0Fielding by Day
OFJim Pendleton29MLBof105--141761154.9611.410.00---12087.568.2Fielding by Day
OFBob Thorpe26MLBof18--12000121.0000.670.00---2766.711.7Fielding by Day

1953 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Johnny CooneyAssistant Coach1901-03-18 52Cranston,Rhode Island MLB1921-19441921-1944   OF-P
Charlie GrimmManager1898-08-28 54St. Louis,Missouri MLB1916-19361916-1936   1B
Bob KeelyAssistant Coach1909-08-22 43St. Louis,Missouri MLB1945-19451945-1945   C
John QuinnGeneral Manager1908-- 45- --   EXEC
Bucky WaltersAssistant Coach1909-04-19 44Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1931-19501931-1950   P-3B