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1953 Chicago CubsNational League (MLB)
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Bubba Church played for the 1953 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record65-89 (7th)League RankthMLB Rankth
ManagerPhil CavarrettaGeneral ManagerWid Mathews
CoachesRay Blades (Assistant Coach), Spud Davis (Assistant Coach), Roy Johnson (Assistant Coach), Charlie Root (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Years Available1876-2017

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)
40Dee Fondy1bL2815059579184241118781074410611006.309.358.477.83528453641.352.168.247.3756.916.52.42.833.128.8    
21Eddie Miksis2b-ssR261425776114517683913433591130018.251.293.343.63619831624.269.092.165.2915.39.51.81.372.121.4    
7Frank BaumholtzofL341335207515936732533423614005.306.359.419.77821846567.324.113.194.3547.46.40.90.5173.328.9    
2Randy Jackson3bR27139498611422281966844261090020.285.341.476.81723749549.294.191.283.3657.711.11.53.526.234.5    
4Ralph KinerofR30117414731171422887117567110010.283.394.529.92321944491.279.246.428.41215.313.70.95.714.837.6    
9Hank SauerofR36108395611041651960005056200012.263.349.473.82218740447.266.210.337.36911.212.51.14.320.838.5    
6Bill Serena2b-3bR28932753069105105200414612009.251.350.433.78311925319.269.182.331.35612.914.41.13.127.536.2    
39Roy SmalleyssR278225320639062500285725004.249.329.356.6859015288.300.107.217.3199.719.82.02.142.223.8    
8Clyde McCulloughcR367722921593262300152303009.258.303.367.6708411247.265.109.175.3066.19.31.52.438.218.6    
11Joe GaragiolacL277422821629412100212311008.272.336.360.6968214251.299.088.180.3228.49.21.10.4228.022.6    
3,4Hal JeffcoatofR2810618322433142250212603005.235.314.328.642608207.255.093.235.30010.112.61.21.945.818.6    
12Tommy BrownssR256513819277121310131730009.196.279.304.5834210154.210.108.210.2748.411.01.31.369.037.0    
22Catfish MetkovichofL326112419299021221161013006.234.326.355.6814411144.241.121.258.31711.16.90.61.462.037.9    
29Preston WardofL253310010235041231182101003.230.347.400.747409119.253.170.370.34515.117.71.23.425.039.1    
18Warren HackerpR2842788171104001805004.218.228.256.48420284.243.038.051.2211.29.58.00.00.011.8    
11Toby AtwellcL292474101720180013701000.230.345.297.64222388.242.067.243.31014.88.00.51.174.017.7    
24Paul MinnerpL29316851511160031603002.221.254.309.56321374.275.088.132.2574.121.65.31.468.020.0    
15Carl SawatskicL2543595133015007700002.220.303.322.62519466.235.102.220.29310.610.61.01.559.030.8    
36Johnny KlippsteinpR2548585920140012003000.155.169.241.41014362.216.086.103.1851.632.320.01.658.033.3    
17Bob RushpR2729542601050032303000.111.158.148.3068160.194.037.093.1485.038.37.70.00.016.7    
35Turk LownpR294948361002002802002.125.160.146.3067152.150.021.063.1473.915.44.00.00.016.7    
22Gene HermanskiofL331840161001104700001.150.227.175.4027144.182.025.150.2009.115.91.80.00.016.7    
5Bob Ramazzotti2bR362639362004003401001.154.214.205.4198243.171.051.128.2017.09.31.30.00.033.3    
14Ernie BanksssR2210353111126004500000.314.385.571.95620439.321.257.371.42110.312.81.35.117.536.4    
33Bubba ChurchpR282733170011001601001.212.235.303.53810135.231.091.121.2452.917.16.02.933.014.3    
16Howie PolletpL322531240000003603000.129.206.129.3354037.160.000.097.1728.116.22.00.00.00.0    
10Bob TalbotofR268305100100100402002.333.333.400.73312132.385.067.100.3300.012.50.00.00.010.0    
37Gene Baker2bR28722151000101401001.227.261.273.5346124.278.046.136.2484.216.74.00.00.020.0    
44Phil Cavarretta1b-ofL362721363003006300000.286.444.429.8739327.333.143.429.40722.211.10.50.00.050.0    
16Bob AddisofL271012221001002000000.167.286.250.5363114.167.083.250.26214.30.00.00.00.050.0    
20Dutch LeonardpR444510031002000100000.300.300.400.7004110.333.100.100.3130.010.00.00.00.033.3    
28Jim WillispL26139100001001301000.000.100.000.1000011.000.000.111.0739.127.33.00.00.00.0    
30Duke SimpsonpR25308120000000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.000.2300.012.50.00.00.00.0    
26Sheldon JonespR31227000000000200000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.028.60.00.00.00.0    
34Bob SchultzpR2973000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0    
31Fred BaczewskipL2792010000000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.000.4600.033.30.00.00.00.0    
33Bob KellypR25141000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
36Don ElstonpR2421000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (38 players)15452726331372204571375884921514746147300140.260.328.399.72721013985873.281.399.241.0008.812.71.52.338.529.0 

1953 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraft
18Warren HackerR28STMLB12194.38393279062221.222512310835541063001.269.141.422.194.301.964.99.3874.42  
24Paul MinnerL29STMLB12154.21312749221201.0227109941540640001.3310.160.671.792.871.604.88.4443.52  
36Johnny KlippsteinR25S/RMLB10114.8348192950216167.2169115901510711310001.659.070.815.746.071.066.17.4764.32  
17Bob RushR27STMLB9144.54292818100166.217797841766841101.469.560.923.564.541.275.24.3914.10  
35Turk LownR29S/RMLB875.1649123720173148.116693852084766001.6910.071.215.104.610.905.64.5335.02  
16Howie PolletL32S/RMLB564.12251782021111.11206251644451001.489.700.493.563.641.025.01.4553.67  
33Bubba ChurchR28S/RMLB455.002711161041104.111567581649472001.589.921.384.234.050.965.78.4445.09  
20Dutch LeonardR44RelMLB234.60450450027862.2723432924272101.5410.341.293.453.881.134.88.4004.75  
30Duke SimpsonR25RelMLB128.00301290011045.0604740825211101.8912.001.605.004.200.849.40.3335.64  
28Jim WillisR26S/RMLB213.1213310206043.1371515117151001.257.680.213.533.120.883.12.6673.38  
26Sheldon JonesR31RelMLB025.4022220008038.147242331690101.6511.030.703.762.110.565.63.0004.39  
33Bob KellyR25RelMLB019.5314014006017.02719182960002.1214.291.064.763.180.6710.06.0005.00  
34Bob SchultzL29S/RMLB025.40725003011.21310721140002.1410.031.548.493.090.367.71.0006.96  
31Fred BaczewskiL27RelMLB006.30909002010.020971630002.6018.000.905.402.700.508.10.0005.09  
26Bill MoisanR27RelMLB005.4030300205.05330210001.409.000.003.601.800.505.40.0003.39  
36Don ElstonR24S/RMLB0114.4021100005.011881020002.2019.801.800.003.60014.40.0004.39  
Pitching Totals: (16 players)65894.79155155238383117221359149183572315155462327401.509.871.003.674.131.125.53.422

1953 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PTurk Lown29MLBp49-148123304451.0000.920.30---49100.031.8Fielding by Day
PJohnny Klippstein25MLBp48-1675212128.9290.540.16---48100.031.2Fielding by Day
PDutch Leonard44MLBp45-6291000191.0000.420.31---45100.029.2Fielding by Day
PWarren Hacker28MLBp39-22110272039.9490.950.17---4292.925.3Fielding by Day
PPaul Minner29MLBp31-20111563270.9572.160.33---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PDuke Simpson25MLBp30-454600101.0000.330.22---30100.019.5Fielding by Day
PBob Rush27MLBp29-166132803411.0001.410.25---29100.018.8Fielding by Day
PBubba Church28MLBp27-1046163025.8800.810.21---27100.017.5Fielding by Day
PHowie Pollet32MLBp25-1118143225.8800.880.20---25100.016.2Fielding by Day
PSheldon Jones31MLBp22-38461211.9090.450.26---22100.014.3Fielding by Day
PBob Kelly25MLBp14-17150061.0000.430.35---14100.09.1Fielding by Day
PJim Willis26MLBp13-4341200161.0001.230.37---13100.08.4Fielding by Day
PFred Baczewski27MLBp9-1011113.6670.220.20---9100.05.8Fielding by Day
PBob Schultz29MLBp7-1100101.0000.000.00---7100.04.5Fielding by Day
PBill Moisan27MLBp3-5010011.0000.330.20---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PDon Elston24MLBp2-5100011.0000.500.20---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CClyde McCullough36MLBc73--2733147308.9874.160.00--17794.847.4Fielding by Day
CJoe Garagiola27MLBc68--2963442334.9884.850.00--67491.944.2Fielding by Day
CToby Atwell29MLBc24--1081780133.9405.210.00--124100.015.6Fielding by Day
CCarl Sawatski25MLBc15--4553053.9433.330.00---4334.99.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDee Fondy28MLB1b149--1274115181051407.9879.320.00---15099.396.8Fielding by Day
1BCatfish Metkovich32MLBof-1b7--3712240.9505.430.00---6111.54.5Fielding by Day
1BPreston Ward25MLB1b-of7--49109501.0007.140.00---3321.24.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BEddie Miksis26MLB2b-of92--2102622365495.9545.130.00---14264.859.7Fielding by Day
2BBill Serena28MLB3b-2b49--106120424230.9834.610.00---9352.731.8Fielding by Day
2BBob Ramazzotti36MLB2b-3b18--28235656.9112.830.00---2669.211.7Fielding by Day
2BGene Baker28MLB2b-3b6--11112324.9173.670.00---785.73.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BRandy Jackson27MLB3b133--1412652224428.9493.050.00---13995.786.4Fielding by Day
3BBill Serena28MLB3b-2b28--29403772.9582.460.00---9330.118.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSRoy Smalley27MLBss77--1531912539369.9324.470.00---8293.950.0Fielding by Day
SSEddie Miksis26MLB2b-of53--1051441231261.9544.700.00---14237.334.4Fielding by Day
SSTommy Brown25MLBss-of25--44681213124.9034.480.00---6538.516.2Fielding by Day
SSErnie Banks22MLB1b-ss10--19331953.9815.200.00---10100.06.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFFrank Baumholtz34MLBof130--290660302.9802.280.00---13397.784.4Fielding by Day
OFRalph Kiner30MLBof116--211682225.9641.870.00---11799.175.3Fielding by Day
OFHank Sauer36MLBof105--221571233.9702.150.00---10897.268.2Fielding by Day
OFHal Jeffcoat28MLBof-p100--175652186.9731.810.00---10694.364.9Fielding by Day
OFCatfish Metkovich32MLBof-1b38--67100681.0001.790.00---6162.324.7Fielding by Day
OFPreston Ward25MLB1b-of27--4902051.9611.810.00---3381.817.5Fielding by Day
OFGene Hermanski33MLBof13--18000181.0001.380.00---1872.28.4Fielding by Day
OFBob Talbot26MLBof7--20301231.0003.290.00---887.54.5Fielding by Day
OFTommy Brown25MLBss-of6--42107.8571.000.00---659.23.9Fielding by Day
OFBob Addis27MLBof3--710181.0002.670.00---1030.01.9Fielding by Day
OFPaul Schramka25of1--000000.000.00---10.00.6Fielding by Day

1953 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Ray BladesAssistant Coach1896-08-06 56Mount Vernon,Illinois MLB1922-19321922-1932   OF
Phil CavarrettaManager1916-07-19 36Chicago,Illinois MLB1934-19781934-1955   1B-OF
Spud DavisAssistant Coach1904-12-20 48Birmingham,Alabama MLB1928-19451928-1945   C
Roy JohnsonAssistant Coach1895-10-01 57Madill,Oklahoma MLB1918-19181918-1918   P
Wid MathewsGeneral Manager1896-10-20 56Raleigh,Illinois --   EXEC
Charlie RootPitching Coach1899-03-17 54Middletown,Ohio MLB1923-19411923-1941   P