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1953 BOSTON RED SOX

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  84-69   .549
Result:   4th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau
General Manager:   Joe Cronin
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  1,026,133
Playoffs: Season in progress

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellis Kinder (38)
Youngest Player:  Billy Consolo (18)
Longest Tenure:  Ted Williams (12)
Top Hitter:  Billy Goodman (15)
Top Pitcher:  Mel Parnell (6)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  68.49%
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
37Jim Piersallof1923-MLB151585761592193521110415291912.272.000.3540207--
10Billy Goodman2b-1b1527-MLB12851473161335241145711282.313.000.4090210--
38Tom Umphlettof5323-MLB137495531402753594234302711.283.000.3760186--
3Dick Gernert1b2524-MLB139494731251512171078882539.253.000.4150205--
22Sammy Whitec3924-MLB1364765913034213643229482815.273.000.4350207--
1George Kell3b1630-MLB1344606814141212735252225310.307.000.4830222--
2Milt Bollingss4322-MLB10932330851215281423413134.263.000.3530114--
31Hoot Eversof-32-MLB9930039721011131212341349.240.000.3900117--
36Gene Stephensof5720-MLB78221304562318332956221.204.000.290064--
29Floyd Baker3b-2b-36-MLB81172224742024022410125.273.000.320055--
5Ted Lepcio2b-3b-22-MLB66161173842411001724125.236.000.360058--
6Johnny Liponss-30-MLB60145183170013101416075.214.000.262038--
33Del Wilberc-34-MLB5811216276172900621115.241.000.500056--
17Mel Parnellp-31-MLB3894721400910416060.223.000.266025--
19Mickey McDermottp-24-MLB45939288011301213002.301.000.419039--
9Ted Williamsof5934-MLB37911737601334011910001.407.000.901100082--
32Al Zarillaof-34-MLB576711132004011413003.194.000.224015--
8Billy Consoloss-2b-18-MLB4765914211612223000.215.000.323021--
27Hal Brownp-28-MLB3058517501100125140.293.000.431025--
34Karl Olsonof-22-MLB25575720160019004.123.000.211012--
20Sid Hudsonp-38-MLB30503701060124023.140.000.18009--
21Willard Nixonp-25-MLB23424810030059010.190.000.21409--
11Gus Niarhosc-32-MLB16356711020144110.200.000.286010--
28Bill Henryp-25-MLB213226110400010001.187.000.28109--
16Ellis Kinderp-38-MLB692931110020006010.379.000.414012--
25Ben Flowersp-26-MLB32190320010008011.158.000.26305--
15Marv Grissomp-35-MLB13180000000004020.000.000.00000--
23Hersh Freemanp-24-MLB18110100000003001.091.000.09101--
15Ike Delockp-23-MLB23101100000015000.100.000.10001--
18Frank Sullivanp-23-MLB1440100000001000.250.000.25001--
12Jack Merson2b-3b-31-MLB140000000000000.000.000.00000--
7Dom DiMaggioof-36-MLB330100000001000.333.000.33301--
14Bill Werlep-32-MLB520000000010000.000.000.00000--
14Ken Holcombep-34-MLB320000000001010.000.000.00000--
18Bill Kennedyp-32-MLB1620100000001010.500.000.50001--
30Clyde Vollmerof4431-MLB100000000010000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
17Mel Parnell631-MLB2183.06383412520241.0217988215116136701.388.100.564.335.080.85--1.37
19Mickey McDermott1224-MLB18103.0132308410206.11698269910992511.357.370.394.754.011.18--1.06
27Hal Brown3328-MLB1164.6530256130166.11779486165762701.419.580.873.083.350.92--0.75
20Sid Hudson3038-MLB693.5230174062156.01646561134960001.379.460.752.833.460.82--1.03
21Willard Nixon-25-MLB483.9323155120116.2114575165957101.488.790.464.554.401.04--1.13
16Ellis Kinder2438-MLB1061.85690005127107.084302283839111.147.070.673.203.280.97--0.74
28Bill Henry5625-MLB553.262112413185.286393143356101.399.040.423.475.880.59--0.61
25Ben Flowers4526-MLB143.863261113379.187393462436201.409.870.682.724.080.67--1.02
15Marv Grissom-35-MLB264.701311111059.161343153031201.539.250.764.554.700.97--0.79
15Ike Delock-23-MLB314.44231009148.260272422022011.6411.100.373.704.070.91--0.83
23Hersh Freeman-24-MLB145.54182007039.050312421715101.7211.540.463.923.461.13--0.90
18Frank Sullivan-23-MLB115.61140001025.224161631117001.368.421.053.865.960.65--1.35
18Bill Kennedy-32-MLB003.70160009224.124131021714001.688.880.746.295.181.21--0.76
14Bill Werle-32-MLB011.5450002011.2732114000.695.400.770.773.090.25--1.50
14Ken Holcombe-34-MLB106.003000216.0944031102.0013.500.004.501.503.00--4.67
Totals: (36 players)84693.591531534114112371,37313336325471015846422831.378.740.603.834.210.91-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Sammy WhiteC1315886899.9860.00 
Del WilberC2890720.9800.00 
Gus NiarhosC1661512.9850.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick Gernert1B13612238419139.9860.00 
Billy Goodman1B2015113618.9650.00 
Del Wilber1B2180021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy Goodman2B1122673061588.9740.00 
Ted Lepcio2B347185325.9810.00 
Floyd Baker2B164536112.9880.00 
Billy Consolo2B112329110.9810.00 
Jack Merson2B13410.8750.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George Kell3B1241142311023.9720.00 
Floyd Baker3B37225736.9630.00 
Billy Consolo3B1631853.8080.00 
Ted Lepcio3B11101822.9330.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Milt BollingSS1091743212371.9560.00 
Johnny LiponSS58851501226.9510.00 
Ted LepcioSS201552110.9850.00 
Al RichterSS111011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim PiersallOF1513521557.9870.00 
Tom UmphlettOF1363821271.9830.00 
Hoot EversOF93161320.9880.00 
Gene StephensOF72113240.9660.00 
Ted WilliamsOF2631111.9700.00 
Karl OlsonOF2431110.9700.00 
Al ZarillaOF1817110.9470.00 
George KellOF740001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ellis KinderP691071018001.0002.36 
Mel ParnellP38241102724.9491.38 
Ben FlowersP327941512.9502.16 
Mickey McDermottP3220654023.9571.97 
Hal BrownP3016682712.9721.90 
Sid HudsonP30156132612.9752.25 
Ike DelockP234815001.0001.12 
Willard NixonP2311671821.9261.94 
Bill HenryP218541110.9371.58 
Hersh FreemanP183907001.0001.62 
Bill KennedyP16242320.7141.87 
Frank SullivanP142542001.0002.14 
Marv GrissomP135935011.0001.22 
Bill WerleP51106011.0004.82 
Ken HolcombeP3611001.0003.00 


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