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1953 Boston Red SoxAmerican League (MLB)
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Ted Williams played for the 1953 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record84-69 (4th)League RankthMLB Rankth
ManagerLou BoudreauGeneral ManagerJoe Cronin
CoachesDel Baker (First Base Coach), Bill McKechnie (Pitching Coach), Ski Melillo (Third Base Coach), Paul Schreiber (Hitting Coach), George Susce (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,026,133
Years Available1901-2018

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)
37Jim PiersallofR2315158576159219352111041529190012.272.329.354.68320733654.294.082.154.3166.38.01.30.5195.020.8    
10Billy Goodman2bL271285147316133524114571128002.313.384.409.79321040581.317.096.200.3659.81.90.20.3257.024.8    
38Tom UmphlettofR2313749553140275359423430270011.283.331.376.70718635538.297.093.166.3246.35.60.90.6165.025.0    
3Dick Gernert1bR2413949473125151217107888253009.253.371.415.78620537590.266.162.326.36414.913.90.93.623.529.6    
22Sammy WhitecR24136476591303421364322948280015.273.318.435.75320749515.282.162.225.3385.69.31.72.536.637.7    
1George Kell3bR30134460681414121273525222530010.307.383.483.86622255520.303.176.296.39110.04.20.42.338.339.0    
2Milt BollingssR221093233085121528142341313004.263.318.353.67111418362.289.090.152.3106.411.31.81.464.621.2    
31Hoot EversofR32993003972101113121234134009.240.301.390.69111722330.246.150.230.3147.012.41.83.327.330.6    
36Gene StephensofL207822130456231833295622001.204.302.290.5926411254.259.086.217.28211.422.11.91.273.724.4    
29Floyd Baker3bL368117222474202402241012005.273.365.320.685556199.290.047.174.32712.15.00.40.00.012.8    
5Ted Lepcio2b-ssR226616117384241100172412005.236.313.360.6735810181.256.124.230.3119.413.31.42.240.326.3    
6Johnny LiponssR306014518317001310141607005.214.283.262.545387166.240.048.152.2608.49.61.10.00.022.6    
33Del WilbercR34581121627617290062111005.241.286.500.7865614120.238.259.313.3455.017.53.55.816.051.9    
17Mel ParnellpL31389472140091041606000.223.255.266.521254104.269.043.096.2423.915.44.00.00.019.1    
19Mickey McDermottpL244593928801130121300002.301.316.419.73539995.342.118.129.3302.113.76.51.193.032.1    
9Ted WilliamsofL343791173760133401191000001.407.509.9011.4108219110.353.494.692.59317.39.10.511.87.051.4    
32Al ZarillaofL3457671113200401141300003.194.333.224.55715281.241.030.224.28217.316.10.90.00.015.4    
8Billy Consolo3b-2bR18476591421161222300000.215.239.323.56221467.317.108.123.2533.034.311.51.565.028.6    
27Hal BrownpR28305851750110012514000.293.328.431.75925665.308.138.155.3423.17.72.51.558.035.3    
34Karl OlsonofR222557572016001900004.123.138.211.34912358.128.088.105.1571.715.59.01.757.042.9    
20Sid HudsonpR383050370106012402003.140.173.180.3539154.152.040.060.1653.77.42.00.00.014.3    
21Willard NixonpL252342481003005901000.190.277.214.4919148.242.024.143.24210.418.81.80.00.012.5    
11Gus NiarhoscR321635671102014411000.200.300.286.58610241.226.086.171.2809.89.81.00.00.028.6    
28Bill HenrypL2521322611040001000001.188.188.281.4699232.273.093.094.2060.031.30.00.00.033.3    
16Ellis KinderpR3869293111002000601000.379.379.414.79312130.478.035.034.3620.020.00.00.00.09.1
1941-   UDFA-NYA
 
25Ben FlowerspR263219032001000801001.158.158.263.4215220.273.105.105.1850.040.00.00.00.066.7    
15Marv GrissompR351318000000000402000.000.000.000.0000020.000.000.000.0000.020.00.00.00.00.0    
23Hersh FreemanpR241811010000000300001.091.091.091.1821011.125.000.000.0840.027.30.00.00.00.0    
15Ike DelockpR232310110000001500000.100.182.100.2821011.200.000.100.1509.145.55.00.00.00.0    
18Frank SullivanpR23144010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2300.025.00.00.00.00.0    
12Jack Merson2bR3114000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
7Dom DiMaggioofR3633010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3070.033.30.00.00.00.0    
14Bill WerlepL3252000000001000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.24233.30.00.00.00.00.0    
14Ken HolcombepR3432000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0    
18Bill KennedypL32162010000000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.000.4600.033.30.00.00.00.0    
30Clyde VollmerofR3110000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.726100.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (36 players)15352466561385255371016143345495600389900109.264.332.384.71620173935878.283.384.213.0008.410.21.21.751.928.4 

1953 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
17Mel ParnellL31STMLB2183.063834412520241.02179882151161367001.388.100.564.335.081.173.66.7243.72    
19Mickey McDermottL24STMLB18103.01323028410206.116982699109925101.357.370.394.754.010.843.58.6433.85    
27Hal BrownR28S/RMLB1164.65302556130166.117794861657627001.419.580.873.083.351.095.09.6474.12    
20Sid HudsonR38S/RMLB693.523017134062156.016465611349600001.379.460.752.833.461.223.75.4003.85    
21Willard NixonR25S/RMLB483.93231585120116.21145751659571001.498.790.464.554.400.974.40.3333.80    
16Ellis KinderR38CLMLB1061.8569069005127107.0843022838391101.147.070.673.203.281.032.52.6253.90
1941-   UDFA-NYA
 
28Bill HenryL25S/RMLB553.2621129413185.2863931433561001.409.040.423.475.881.704.10.5003.05    
25Ben FlowersR26RelMLB143.86326261113379.1873934624362001.409.870.682.724.081.504.42.2003.57    
15Marv GrissomR35S/RMLB264.7013112111059.1613431530312001.549.250.764.554.701.035.16.2504.16    
15Ike DelockR23RelMLB314.4423122009148.2602724220220101.6611.100.373.704.071.104.99.7503.45    
23Hersh FreemanR24RelMLB145.5418216007039.0503124217151001.7211.540.463.923.460.887.15.2003.80    
18Frank SullivanR23RelMLB115.6114014001025.2241616311170001.398.421.053.865.961.555.61.5004.07    
18Bill KennedyL32RelMLB003.7016016009224.1241310217140001.708.880.746.295.180.824.81.0004.60    
14Bill WerleL32RelMLB011.54505002011.27321140000.715.400.770.773.094.002.31.0003.28    
14Ken HolcombeR34RelMLB106.0030300216.09440311002.0013.500.004.501.500.336.001.0003.76    
Pitching Totals: (15 players)84693.59153153214411411237137313336325479258464228301.408.740.603.834.211.104.14.549  

1953 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PEllis Kinder38MLBp69-107101800281.0000.410.26---69100.045.1Fielding by Day
PMel Parnell31MLBp38-24110272439.9490.970.15---38100.024.8Fielding by Day
PMickey McDermott24MLBp32-2065402347.9571.410.22---4571.120.9Fielding by Day
PBen Flowers26MLBp32-794151220.9500.590.24---32100.020.9Fielding by Day
PSid Hudson38MLBp30-15613261240.9751.300.25---30100.019.6Fielding by Day
PHal Brown28MLBp30-1668271236.9721.170.21---30100.019.6Fielding by Day
PWillard Nixon25MLBp23-1167182127.9261.090.22---23100.015.0Fielding by Day
PIke Delock23MLBp23-48150061.0000.260.13---23100.015.0Fielding by Day
PBill Henry25MLBp21-854111016.9380.710.18---21100.013.7Fielding by Day
PHersh Freeman24MLBp18-39070071.0000.390.18---18100.011.8Fielding by Day
PBill Kennedy32MLBp16-2423207.7140.310.21---16100.010.5Fielding by Day
PFrank Sullivan23MLBp14-25420061.0000.430.24---14100.09.2Fielding by Day
PMarv Grissom35MLBp13-59350181.0000.620.14---13100.08.5Fielding by Day
PBill Werle32MLBp5-11060161.0001.200.55---5100.03.3Fielding by Day
PKen Holcombe34MLBp3-6110021.0000.670.33---3100.02.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CSammy White24MLBc131--5886899665.9865.010.00--513696.385.6Fielding by Day
CDel Wilber34MLBc28--9072099.9803.460.00--25848.318.3Fielding by Day
CGus Niarhos32MLBc16--6151267.9854.130.00--116100.010.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDick Gernert24MLB1b136--122384191391326.9869.610.00---13997.888.9Fielding by Day
1BBilly Goodman27MLB2b-1b20--15113618170.9658.200.00---12815.613.1Fielding by Day
1BDel Wilber34MLBc2--18002181.0009.000.00---583.41.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBilly Goodman27MLB2b-1b112--2673061588588.9745.120.00---12887.573.2Fielding by Day
2BTed Lepcio22MLB2b-3b34--7185325159.9814.590.00---6651.522.2Fielding by Day
2BFloyd Baker36MLB3b-2b16--453611282.9885.060.00---8119.810.5Fielding by Day
2BBilly Consolo18MLBss-2b11--232911053.9814.730.00---4723.47.2Fielding by Day
2BJack Merson31MLB2b-3b1--34108.8757.000.00---1100.00.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BGeorge Kell30MLB3b124--1142311023355.9722.780.00---13492.581.0Fielding by Day
3BFloyd Baker36MLB3b-2b37--22573682.9632.140.00---8145.724.2Fielding by Day
3BBilly Consolo18MLBss-2b16--3185326.8081.310.00---4734.010.5Fielding by Day
3BTed Lepcio22MLB2b-3b11--10182230.9332.550.00---6616.77.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSMilt Bolling22MLBss109--1743212371518.9564.540.00---109100.071.2Fielding by Day
SSJohnny Lipon30MLBss58--851501226247.9514.050.00---6096.737.9Fielding by Day
SSTed Lepcio22MLB2b-3b20--155211068.9853.350.00---6630.313.1Fielding by Day
SSAl Richter26MLBss1--110121.0002.000.00---10.00.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJim Piersall23MLBof151--3521557372.9872.430.00---151100.098.7Fielding by Day
OFTom Umphlett23MLBof136--3821271401.9832.900.00---13799.388.9Fielding by Day
OFHoot Evers32MLBof93--161320166.9881.760.00---9993.960.8Fielding by Day
OFGene Stephens20MLBof72--113240119.9661.600.00---7892.347.1Fielding by Day
OFTed Williams34MLBof26--3111133.9701.230.00---3770.317.0Fielding by Day
OFKarl Olson22MLBof24--3111033.9701.330.00---2596.015.7Fielding by Day
OFAl Zarilla34MLBof18--1711019.9471.000.00---5731.611.8Fielding by Day
OFGeorge Kell30MLB3b7--400041.0000.570.00---1345.24.6Fielding by Day

1953 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Del BakerFirst Base Coach1892-05-03 61Sherwood,Oregon MLB1914-19161914-1916   C
Lou BoudreauManager1917-07-17 35Harvey,Illinois MLB1938-19521938-1952   SS
Mace BrownScout1909-05-21 44North English,Iowa MLB1935-19461935-1946   P
Joe CroninGeneral Manager1906-10-12 46San Francisco,California MLB1926-19451926-1945   SS
Bill McKechniePitching Coach1886-08-07 66Wilkinsburg,Pennsylvania MLB1907-19201907-1920   3B-2B
Ski MelilloThird Base Coach1899-08-04 53Chicago,Illinois MLB1926-19371926-1937   2B
Paul SchreiberHitting Coach1902-10-08 50Jacksonville,Florida MLB1922-19451922-1945   P
George SusceBullpen Coach1907-08-13 45Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1929-19441929-1944   C