1953 Peoria Chiefs Statistics

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 63-65
6th in the IIIL
Manager: Whitey Kurowski (63-65)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Peoria, Illinois
Ballpark: Woodruff Field
Attendance: 124,866, Avg. 1,951
1953 Peoria Chiefs Roster

The Peoria Chiefs of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1953 season with a record of 63 wins and 65 losses, sixth in the IIIL. The team scored 737 runs, while allowing 674 runs. Whitey Kurowski served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Nat Yablon1212.5003.723222184.018094761471
Ken Wild117.6114.802318137.017391732256
Wally Seward1110.5243.753324199.0167968316120
Jake Striker108.5564.382722154.0154877513103
Hank Aguirre811.4214.723222181.01711199512131
Albert Coma56.4553.5428889.0996635549
Carl Hertz33.5004.859752.0453928561
Don Boenker25.2865.7128482.011462521432
Totals6262.5004.3221212700001078.01103654517101623000000

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
John Herman12849149115030323.305.305.519.825255
Frank Tanana12547147114618418.310.310.480.790226
James Fishback1254694691281641.273.273.330.603155
Eugene Krupp12643143112128610.281.281.443.724191
Jim Tolleson1053703701012027.273.273.395.668146
John Mulcahy11038838810118513.260.260.433.693168
Al Smith7225625677732.301.301.375.67696
Lavern Watercutter932882886912114.240.240.434.674125
Theodore Narleski62222222561115.252.252.378.63184
Bob Gardner3211811827103.229.229.314.54237
Wally Seward43969626701.271.271.375.64636
Robert O'Donnell3111111125600.225.225.279.50531
Ken Wild28717120502.282.282.437.71831
James Harris3911711718300.154.154.179.33321
Jerry Mehlisch18515114102.275.275.412.68621
Don Saner19606013110.217.217.267.48316
Nat Yablon32656512400.185.185.246.43116
Hank Aguirre3262627200.113.113.145.2589
Jake Striker2755556101.109.109.182.29110
Don Boenker2825254101.160.160.320.4808
Bob Manning1131313000.097.097.097.1943
Albert Coma2822221000.045.045.045.0911
Totals131442704270011251923010300000.263.263.395.658168600000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Al Smith1B68588426.9919.265
Don Saner1B1713184.9728.176
James Fishback2B11832727128.9555.068
John Mulcahy3B969420734.8993.135
Bob Gardner3B2525686.9393.720
Jim TollesonC995617612.9826.434
Jerry MehlischC118041.9887.636
Eugene KruppOF1262321413.9501.952
Frank TananaOF1242421715.9452.089
John HermanOF8417791.9952.214
Lavern WatercutterOF627335.9381.226
Wally SewardP33.000
Nat YablonP32.000
Hank AguirreP32.000
Albert ComaP28.000
Don BoenkerP28.000
Jake StrikerP27.000
Ken WildP23.000
Carl HertzP9.000
Theodore NarleskiSS596716414.9433.915
Robert O'DonnellSS315011212.9315.226
James HarrisSS30569016.9014.867
Totals1162270310851670.9583.260

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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