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1953 Wilkes-Barre Barons Statistics

Eastern League (EL) - Class: A
Team Record: 54-95
Finished 7th in the EL
Manager: Danny Litwhiler (54-95)
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Artillery Park
Attendance: 89,773, Avg. 1,205
1953 Wilkes-Barre Barons Roster

The Wilkes-Barre Barons of the Eastern League ended the 1953 season with a record of 54 wins and 95 losses, finishing seventh in the EL.

The Barons plated 546 runs and allowed 802 runs, most in the circuit. Tom Korczowski paced all regular batters by connecting at a .285 clip. Bill Sherman and Harry Desert topped Wilkes-Barre with 13 wins each, while Alan Thune recorded a 3.23 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1953 Wilkes-Barre Barons who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Danny Litwhiler, Charlie Bowles and Tommy Hughes.

Danny Litwhiler 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
Harry Desert1314.4813.814325210.021811489991
Bill Sherman1315.4644.344629232.02441411127129
Irving Burton714.3334.534121177.019610889769
William Fogg616.2734.804120148.017110179789
Charlie Bowles42.6673.0823679.0713727624
Leslie Klesitz46.4004.31161171.0843834252
Alan Thune413.2353.233519131.01076847390
Totals5180.3894.1024513100001048.0109160747741544000000

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
Bill Boyce14455755715520107.278.278.388.666216
Pete Caniglia14753053014715416.277.277.411.689218
Tom Korczowski13348548513817312.285.285.406.691197
Danny Litwhiler13341841811316226.270.270.505.775211
Hyman Prosk1414494491061204.236.236.290.526130
Dick Camilli10031931971836.223.223.323.545103
Arthur Dunham732382386611102.277.277.433.710103
Roger Isringhaus10024524558401.237.237.265.50265
Gerard Orleman121323323581024.180.180.260.44084
Chuck Orner6818618646330.247.247.296.54355
John Streza3814314333603.231.231.336.56648
James Harris3311811822202.186.186.254.44130
Harry Desert43646417100.266.266.281.54718
Tom Falk25868617200.198.198.221.41919
James Turner25676712100.179.179.194.37313
Leslie Klesitz3138389200.237.237.289.52611
Phillip Condu2446469200.196.196.239.43511
Irving Burton4153539010.170.170.208.37711
George Lambrinos1231318100.258.258.290.5489
Alan Thune4340408000.200.200.200.4008
Charlie Bowles4044448302.182.182.386.56817
William Fogg4137377100.189.189.216.4058
Bill Sherman4780804100.050.050.062.1125
Andrew Daly24331000.333.333.333.6671
Joseph Petriello15881000.125.125.125.2501
William Simunek1523231000.043.043.043.0871
Totals16574631463101124138388500000.243.243.344.587159300000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Dick Camilli1B543983010.9777.926
John Streza1B383151911.9688.789
Tom Falk1B25222162.9929.520
Hyman Prosk2B11132229222.9655.532
James Harris2B32965910.9394.844
Bill Boyce3B8310319726.9203.614
Roger IsringhausC89306388.9773.865
Chuck OrnerC62263331.9974.774
James TurnerC1784153.9715.824
Pete CanigliaOF1462701920.9351.979
Gerard OrlemanOF101246116.9772.545
Danny LitwhilerOF83115105.9621.506
Arthur DunhamOF7013154.9711.943
Phillip ConduOF141911.9521.429
Bill ShermanP46.000
Harry DesertP43.000
William FoggP41.000
Irving BurtonP41.000
Alan ThuneP35.000
Charlie BowlesP23.000
Leslie KlesitzP16.000
Tom KorczowskiSS13220743438.9444.856
Totals1302309711791670.9623.284

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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