1952 Abilene Blue Sox Roster

West Texas-New Mexico League (WTNML) - Class: C
Team Record: 60-81
8th in the WTNML
Manager: Hack Miller (0-0), Otho Nitcholas (0-0)
Location: Abilene, Texas
Ballpark: Blue Sox Stadium
Attendance: 64,492, Avg. 915
1952 Abilene Blue Sox Statistics

The Abilene Blue Sox of the West Texas-New Mexico League ended the 1952 season with a record of 60 wins and 81 losses, eighth in the WTNML. Hack Miller and Otho Nitcholas served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Oscar WilliamsL5'8"160
Julian PressleyRNovember 2, 19225'11"190
William PlanteR5'7"155
Patrick O'KeefeL6'3"190
Otho NitcholasRRSeptember 13, 19086'0"190McKinney, TX US
Jerry MorrisLR
John Morrell
Hack MillerRRFebruary 13, 19135'11"215Celeste, TX US
Jesse McClainR6'0"190
Stanley MachinskyL6'1"190
Bill Preston
Edsel PrivetteSRNovember 24, 19266'2"205Franklin County, NC US
Joe Williams
Monk WebbLL5'8"190
Jackie SullivanRRFebruary 22, 19185'11"172Princeton, TX US
Mel SteinRLJanuary 3, 19276'0"180St. Louis, MO US
Glen SelboRMarch 29, 19266'3"195La Crosse, WI US
Freddy SchmidtRRFebruary 9, 19166'1"185Hartford, CT US
Ed SantaRRAugust 29, 19315'11"176
Fay RossonRRFebruary 24, 19195'11"180
Phil RizzoRRNovember 24, 19295'8"170Chicago, IL US
George LocherRRApril 6, 19246'0"185
Izzy LeonRRJanuary 4, 19115'10"160Cruces, Las Villas CU
Isadore Leon
Nelson DavisR6'0"170
Larry CumminsRRJuly 9, 19306'2"190Willows, CA US
Jesse CoxL6'2"188
George CoronaRFebruary 6, 19255'11"190
Morris Card
James CalahanSJanuary 1, 19266'1"185St. Louis, MO US
Edwin BucynskiRAugust 1, 19236'0"185
Art BowlandLRMay 9, 19236'0"185Pawtucket, RI US
Wallace Arbuckle
Weldon DayR5'10"180
Robert FalkR6'1"185
Ralph HuffmanR5'9"185
Lavere HerrmannRR5'11"170
Kenneth HarringtonRR6'0"160
Dick Hanna
Jay HaneyRJune 26, 19205'10"155
Warren HancksL5'10"160
Michael GazellaR6'2"170
Ramon FuentesL5'8"170
Edward FenelonR5'10"174
William AkinsR6'0"195

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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