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1953 MILWAUKEE BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Milwaukee,WI
Team Record:  92-62   .597
Result:   2nd in National League
Manager(s):  Charlie Grimm
General Manager:   John Quinn
Stadium:  County Stadium
Attendance:  1,826,397
Playoffs: Season in progress

Milwaukee Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Walker Cooper (38)
Youngest Player:  Joey Jay (17)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Eddie Mathews (4)
Top Pitcher:  Warren Spahn (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  70.98%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn10549.682--
Milwaukee9262.59713.0
Philadelphia8371.53922.0
St. Louis8371.53922.0
NY Giants7084.45535.0
Cincinnati6886.44237.0
Chi Cubs6589.42240.0
Pittsburgh50104.32555.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
38Bill Brutonof1427-MLB151613821531814141261144100659.250.000.3300202--
23Johnny Loganss2126-MLB15061110016727811732241337913.273.000.3980243--
34Joe Adcock1b-of2525-MLB1575907116833618803242822622.285.000.4530267--
41Eddie Mathews3b421-MLB15757911017531847135139983216.302.000.6271000363--
48Andy Pafkoof4532-MLB14051670153234177221373331214.297.000.4550235--
6Jack Dittmer2b4625-MLB138504541342219631018351211.266.000.3670185--
4Sid Gordonof-3b2835-MLB1404646712722419751171402414.274.000.4610214--
1Del Crandallc-23-MLB1163825510413115512133470513.272.000.4290164--
3Jim Pendletonof5929-MLB120251487512472765736215.299.000.4620116--
39Walker Cooperc-38-MLB53137123060316101215116.219.000.328045--
21Warren Spahnp-32-MLB381056235021200122051.219.000.324034--
2Harry Hanebrink2b-of-25-MLB518081911181068010.237.000.312025--
42Ebba St. Clairec-31-MLB338071630250039000.200.000.312025--
9Johnny Antonellip-23-MLB3162711200400314040.177.000.210013--
36Max Surkontp-31-MLB2856101651060057051.286.000.411023--
33Lew Burdettep-26-MLB465349000100013050.170.000.17009--
10Bob Buhlp-24-MLB305336000200218051.113.000.11306--
37George Crowe1b-30-MLB474261220260027101.286.000.476020--
18Bob Thorpeof-26-MLB27371610050116010.162.000.18907--
19Jim Wilsonp-31-MLB20362600120023023.167.000.25009--
15,43Don Liddlep-28-MLB31342300010039040.088.000.08803--
13Sibby Sisti2b-3b-32-MLB38238510040052001.217.000.26106--
24Vern Bickfordp-32-MLB20151100000017011.067.000.06701--
32Ernie Johnsonp-29-MLB36140100000004010.071.000.07101--
47Joey Jayp-17-MLB330000000002000.000.000.00000--
16Dave Jollyp-28-MLB2421100000011000.500.000.50001--
14Mel Roach2b-of-20-MLB521000000001000.000.000.00000--
2Billy Klausss-3b-24-MLB221000010000000.000.000.00000--
30Dave Colep-22-MLB1021100110000000.500.0002.00020004--
14Paul Burrisc-29-MLB210000000000000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21Warren Spahn232-MLB2372.10353224533265.221175621470148321.067.150.472.375.010.47--0.75
9Johnny Antonelli1123-MLB12123.18312611221175.116783621571131301.368.570.773.646.720.54--1.16
33Lew Burdette1026-MLB1553.24461361248175.0177736375658101.339.100.362.882.980.97--1.11
36Max Surkont2131-MLB1154.18282411220170.01688279226483221.368.891.163.394.390.77--0.87
10Bob Buhl1424-MLB1382.9730188350154.1133595197383111.337.760.524.264.840.88--0.84
15,43Don Liddle-28-MLB763.0831154092128.2119544465563301.358.320.423.854.410.87--0.89
19Jim Wilson-31-MLB494.3420185020114.01075955164371101.328.451.263.395.610.61--0.84
32Ernie Johnson-29-MLB432.673610010081.079342442236211.258.780.442.444.000.61--1.24
24Vern Bickford-32-MLB255.28209208158.060353483525211.649.311.245.433.881.40--1.05
16Dave Jolly-28-MLB013.522400010038.134161542723101.597.980.946.345.401.17--0.55
30Dave Cole-22-MLB018.59100008014.217141411413102.1110.430.618.597.981.08--1.20
47Joey Jay-17-MLB100.0031111010.0600054101.105.400.004.503.601.25--0.57
22Virgil Jester-25-MLB0022.502000102.0455140004.0018.004.5018.000.00----0.50
Totals: (30 players)92623.30154154721482151,38712825895081565397382171.348.320.693.504.790.73-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Del CrandallC10856662913.9860.00 
Walker CooperC35165631.9830.00 
Ebba St. ClaireC271061113.9920.00 
Paul BurrisC210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe Adcock1B15713899613146.9910.00 
George Crowe1B9172011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jack Dittmer2B1382903432395.9650.00 
Harry Hanebrink2B213855218.9790.00 
Sibby Sisti2B13109011.0000.00 
Mel Roach2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eddie Mathews3B1571543113033.9390.00 
Sibby Sisti3B42520.7780.00 
Harry Hanebrink3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Johnny LoganSS15029548120104.9750.00 
Jim PendletonSS71128031.0000.00 
Sibby SistiSS614021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill BrutonOF1503971595.9790.00 
Andy PafkoOF139241561.9760.00 
Sid GordonOF1372451062.9770.00 
Jim PendletonOF105141761.9610.00 
Bob ThorpeOF18120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lew BurdetteP46175113716.9802.47 
Ernie JohnsonP368141521.9052.11 
Warren SpahnP35265125347.9422.21 
Johnny AntonelliP3117563413.9762.06 
Don LiddleP3112852022.9261.76 
Bob BuhlP30154142513.9752.28 
Max SurkontP28170113223.9562.28 
Dave JollyP243826001.0001.89 
Vern BickfordP2058314031.0002.64 
Jim WilsonP201141023011.0002.61 
Dave ColeP101414001.0003.17 
Joey JayP3100000.0000.00 
Virgil JesterP2201001.0004.50 


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