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1953 ST. LOUIS BROWNS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  54-100   .351
Result:   8th in American League
Manager(s):  Marty Marion
General Manager:   Bill Veeck
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  297,238
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Browns affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Satchel Paige (46)
Youngest Player:  Bob Turley (22)
Longest Tenure:  Roy Sievers (5)
Top Hitter:  Johnny Groth (26)
Top Pitcher:  Virgil Trucks (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  42.01%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9952.656--
Cleveland9262.5978.5
Chi White Sox8965.57811.5
Boston8469.54916.0
Washington7676.50023.5
Detroit6094.39040.5
Philadelphia5995.38341.5
St. Louis54100.35146.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
6Billy Hunterss2825-MLB1545675012418113731244521112.219.000.2590147--
3Johnny Grothof2626-MLB141557651412741057564253290.253.000.3700206--
5Bobby Young2b4028-MLB1485374813722242521414011412.255.000.3260175--
20Vic Wertzof-1b3428-MLB1284406111818619701472444213.268.000.4660205--
11Clint Courtneyc-26-MLB1063552889122419012520130.251.000.3300117--
16Dick Kryhoski1b5128-MLB104338359418416500526332310.278.000.4970168--
8Jim Dyckof-3b-31-MLB1123343871151927323840360.213.000.3440115--
14Don Lenhardtof-1b-30-MLB9730337961501035124141128.317.000.4650141--
19Dick Kokosof5425-MLB10729941721201338055653020.241.000.4110123--
7Roy Sievers1b-of-26-MLB922853777150835013247060.270.000.4070116--
10Les Mossc-28-MLB7823921661412280118311110.276.000.368088--
40Vern Stephensss-3b-32-MLB46165165380417001824037.321.000.442073--
40Bob Elliott3b-of6036-MLB48160194071529013018010.250.000.400064--
15Hank Edwardsof-34-MLB651066213009011310001.198.000.226024--
23Neil Berryss-2b-31-MLB579914281201112910034.283.000.333033--
27Don Larsenp-23-MLB508111233131000414001.284.000.457037--
12,21Duane Pillettep-30-MLB315347101400516021.132.000.208011--
18Dick Littlefieldp-27-MLB384248000200217050.190.000.19008--
31Harry Brecheenp-38-MLB273917000200110021.179.000.17907--
33Bob Cainp-28-MLB34303620020013001.200.000.26708--
29Satchel Paigep-46UDFA: 1948MLB57291200020009010.069.000.06902--
26Marlin Stuartp-34-MLB602635100100011000.192.000.23106--
22Virgil Trucksp4536-MLB16250410010003040.160.000.20005--
22Lou Kretlowp-32-MLB222525000100014020.200.000.20005--
34Mike Blyzkap-24-MLB33231000010019020.000.000.00000--
24Bobo Hollomanp-28-MLB22190200030006030.105.000.10502--
24Bob Turleyp-22-MLB10182500110016020.278.000.44408--
9Ed Mickelson1b-26-MLB7151210020026000.133.000.20003--
-Jim Pisoniof-23-MLB3121100110005000.083.000.33304--
34Johnny Liponss-30-MLB790200010001000.222.000.22202--
36Dixie Uprighth-27-MLB983200110013000.250.000.62510005--
4Marty Marionss-35-MLB370000000000000.000.000.00000--
1Willy Mirandass-27-MLB1762100001111000.167.000.16701--
5Max Lanierp-37-MLB1060100000001000.167.000.16701--
2Frank Kellert1b-28-MLB240000000000000.000.000.00000--
32Babe Martinof-33-MLB420000000010000.000.000.00000--
25Hal Whitep-34-MLB1010000000010000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
27Don Larsen1823-MLB7124.16382272142192.22019989116496301.389.390.512.994.480.67--0.65
12,21Duane Pillette3430-MLB7134.4831255120166.21819083166258101.469.770.863.353.131.07--1.06
18Dick Littlefield3627-MLB7125.0836222060152.115393861784104501.569.041.004.966.140.81--0.61
31Harry Brecheen4038-MLB5133.0726163071117.1122514073144111.309.360.542.383.380.70--1.17
29Satchel Paige2846UDFA: 1948MLB393.53574003411117.11145146123951211.308.740.922.993.910.76--0.82
26Marlin Stuart2934-MLB823.9460200307114.1136625064446301.5710.710.473.463.620.96--0.96
33Bob Cain5528-MLB4106.233213107199.2129746984536101.7511.650.724.063.251.25--0.74
34Mike Blyzka-24-MLB266.39339208094.1110786765623701.7610.490.575.342.192.43--1.07
22Virgil Trucks236-MLB543.071612422288.083373043247301.318.490.413.274.810.68--0.85
22Lou Kretlow-32-MLB155.112211006081.093564655237301.7910.330.565.784.111.41--0.86
24Bobo Holloman-28-MLB375.232210111065.169413825025211.829.510.286.893.442.00--1.14
24Bob Turley-22-MLB263.28107313060.139242244461201.385.820.606.569.100.72--0.52
5Max Lanier-37-MLB017.25101002022.12818182198002.1011.280.817.663.222.38--1.25
25Hal White-34-MLB002.61100003010.1833132001.066.970.872.611.741.50--3.00
35,39Bob Habenicht-27-MLB005.401000101.2111011001.205.400.005.405.401.00--0.33
Totals: (37 players)541004.48154154287126241,38414677786881126266393331.319.540.664.074.160.98-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Clint CourtneyC10343647107.9800.00 
Les MossC712962174.9780.00 
Babe MartinC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick Kryhoski1B8868566677.9920.00 
Roy Sievers1B7660431564.9920.00 
Ed Mickelson1B3202021.0000.00 
Frank Kellert1B180001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bobby Young2B14839736318120.9770.00 
Neil Berry2B15262728.9640.00 
Johnny Lipon2B140001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim Dyck3B51621011312.9260.00 
Vern Stephens3B46549179.9540.00 
Bob Elliott3B455193712.9540.00 
Neil Berry3B18151871.8250.00 
Don Lenhardt3B65810.9290.00 
Johnny Lipon3B604001.0000.00 
Willy Miranda3B612001.0000.00 
Marty Marion3B210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy HunterSS1522845122599.9700.00 
Willy MirandaSS88611.9330.00 
Neil BerrySS641411.9470.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Johnny GrothOF1414251845.9910.00 
Vic WertzOF1212431574.9740.00 
Dick KokosOF83152561.9630.00 
Don LenhardtOF77148851.9690.00 
Jim DyckOF55100521.9810.00 
Hank EdwardsOF21362001.0000.00 
Jim PisoniOF370001.0000.00 
Don LarsenOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Marlin StuartP6011491512.9601.89 
Satchel PaigeP57117312011.0001.15 
Don LarsenP3819282921.9491.73 
Dick LittlefieldP36152919001.0001.66 
Mike BlyzkaP3394613011.0001.82 
Bob CainP329949011.0001.18 
Duane PilletteP31166142023.9441.84 
Harry BrecheenP26117529021.0002.61 
Bobo HollomanP22658931.8502.35 
Lou KretlowP22813730.7691.11 
Virgil TrucksP168831361.7271.64 
Max LanierP102213011.0001.63 
Bob TurleyP106043021.0001.05 
Hal WhiteP10101410.8334.46 
Bob HabenichtP110000.0000.00 


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