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1953 St. Louis Browns  (1952)  (1954)
56-98, 7th in American League
Scored 598 runs, Allowed 838 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 52-102
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .678
Park Factor: Batting - 103 / Pitching - 105 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 60-94   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 54-100
Manager(s): Pat Carr

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Vic Wertz            28  138  488   71  129  17  12  21   96   1   1   73   74  .264  .356  .477   85   6.0  4(-2)e9    -9  
 2B *Bobby Young          28  153  587   72  165  26   3   6   51   4   3   50   48  .281  .338  .366   73   4.4  3e18       69  
 OF *Dick Kokos           25  114  343   53   90  11   0  19   59   0   1   48   71  .262  .354  .461   56   5.8  4(-1)e11   43  
 1B  Roy Sievers          26  105  318   34   98  19   0  10   39   0   0   31   57  .308  .370  .462   53   6.2  4e16       82  
 SS  Billy Hunter         25  154  573   51  145  25   0   4   41  10   2   25   62  .253  .284  .318   48   2.8  3e25       89  
 3B  Vern Stephens        32  101  325   41   88  18   0   7   40   6   1   32   59  .271  .336  .391   42   4.5  4e23       34  
 OF *Hal Rice             29   94  312   29   93  14   0   4   32   1   0   30   23  .298  .359  .381   40   4.8  4(+1)e11  -19  
 OF  Ed McGhee            28  102  381   51   95   8   4   0   16   6   2   48   59  .249  .333  .291   40   3.8  3(+3)e9   -28  
 UT  Jim Dyck             31  112  341   31   75  16   1  15   49   0   3   39   59  .220  .303  .405   39   3.8             65  
 1B *Luke Easter          37   82  230   31   65   9   0   7   26   0   0   19   40  .283  .333  .413   33   5.2  4e24      -60  
 C  *Clint Courtney       26  123  402   29   88   6   2   6   31   0   1   17   31  .219  .252  .289   27   2.2  3(+1)e7   -90  
 C  *Rube Walker          27   48  107   16   37  13   0   5   25   0   0    6   13  .346  .377  .607   24   9.3  3(+1)e8   284  
 PH  Tommy Glaviano       29   93   79   19   18   0   5   4   12   1   0   25   21  .228  .413  .506   19   8.5            118  
 1B  Fred Marsh           29   32   91    9   29   3   0   4   15   0   0   15   28  .319  .421  .484   18   7.3  4e30      328  
 UT  Neil Berry           31   81  119   14   33   0   2   0    7   1   2   10   22  .277  .328  .311   12   3.5            -12  
 OF  Dick Williams        24   27   59    7   13   1   0   4    7   0   0    5   14  .220  .281  .441    7   4.2  3(+2)e13   87  
 C  *Carl Sawatski        25   26   69    6   18   3   0   1    4   0   0    3   14  .261  .292  .348    6   3.3  4(+2)e15   14  
 OF *Hank Edwards         34   43   88    7   14   1   0   0    1   0   0   13   10  .159  .267  .170    4   1.5  4(-1)e7   -74  
 OF  Grant Dunlap         29   10   18    3    4   0   1   1    1   0   0    0    2  .222  .222  .500    1   2.7  4(+3)e7  -278  
 1B  Ed Mickelson         26    8    9    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    5  .222  .222  .222    0   1.7  4e16        9  
 C   Hank Foiles          24    6   10    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    2  .000  .167  .000    0    .2  3(0)e15  -211  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           636                   31

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P *Ed Lopat             35  12  12  .500  32  30   1   0   0   0   1  196.0  184   73   62  19   30   76  2.85   73   3.4  -30  
  P  Vic Raschi           34  11  16  .407  30  30   3   0   0   0   0  199.1  178   79   64  16   63  110  2.89   81   3.6    9  
  P  Satchel Paige        47   7   8  .467  57   4   1  46  27  10   0  118.1  121   62   57  17   34   85  4.34   62   4.7  -28  
  P  Sal Maglie           36   7  12  .368  26  25   2   1   0   0   0  156.2  202  108  101  22   48  111  5.80  113   6.4   27  
  P  Bob Feller           34   5  15  .250  31  31   3   0   0   0   0  192.1  205  104   91  21   74   91  4.26  110   5.0   42  
  P  Larry Jansen         32   4  10  .286  35   9   2  17   3   2   0   88.0  120   76   70  15   36   46  7.16   79   8.2  160  
  P  Duane Pillette       30   4  11  .267  58   6   0  29   1   2   0  129.0  171  117   94  20   64   48  6.56  111   7.7  107  
  P  Turk Lown            29   2   2  .500  54   0   0  17   1   2   0   88.0  115   80   73  18   63   56  7.47   86   8.6  107  
  P *Johnny Schmitz       32   2   5  .286  14  14   0   0   0   0   0   81.0  120   61   56  14   23   41  6.22   69   7.6  144  
  P *Paul LaPalme         29   2   6  .250  52   5   1  23   3   3   0  101.0  140   67   58  13   35   66  5.17   74   6.4   60  
  P  Bobo Holloman        28   0   0  .000   6   0   0   5   0   0   0    8.2    7    2    2   0    7    1  2.08    3   3.8 -151  
  P *Bob Cain             28   0   0  .000   1   0   0   1   0   0   0    2.0    4    2    2   0    0    1  9.00    2  11.7  132  
  P  Mike Blyzka          24   0   1  .000   4   0   0   2   1   0   0    5.2    6    7    7   1    7    4 11.12    5   8.5   87  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 34                                                                                      873         46

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Clint Courtney        956 111 118  580   48  13   4  .980  57  24
 Rube Walker           226  22  36  125   14   3   2  .979  10   3
 Carl Sawatski         157  18  21  104    5   4   0  .965  10   2
 Hank Foiles            23   3   3   15    0   1   0  .938   2   0
 Tommy Glaviano          4   0   1    2    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roy Sievers 697 77 90 666 79 9 58 .988 9.62 Luke Easter 444 50 53 438 48 7 52 .986 9.86 Fred Marsh 216 26 28 210 34 5 16 .980 10.17 Ed Mickelson 9 1 3 9 1 0 1 1.000 10.00 Hank Edwards 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 27.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Young 1295 149 152 361 408 20 109 .975 5.35 Neil Berry 65 5 18 20 21 2 3 .953 5.65 Tommy Glaviano 6 0 4 3 2 0 1 1.000 7.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vern Stephens 773 86 97 109 201 11 18 .966 3.61 Jim Dyck 412 48 51 69 100 13 13 .929 3.69 Neil Berry 125 14 17 24 28 3 4 .945 3.73 Tommy Glaviano 44 5 9 5 7 1 0 .923 2.47 Fred Marsh 12 1 3 3 3 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy Hunter 1293 153 154 320 422 27 80 .965 5.16 Neil Berry 66 1 33 14 19 1 6 .971 4.48 Tommy Glaviano 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Vern Stephens 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.70 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Dick Kokos            674  77  82  154    6   6   1  .964  2.14
 Ed McGhee             440  49  57   98    3   0   1 1.000  2.07
 Hank Edwards          118  14  15   22    2   1   0  .960  1.84
 Hal Rice               75   9  11   15    0   0   0 1.000  1.81
 Dick Williams          45   4   8    7    0   0   0 1.000  1.40
 Grant Dunlap           13   1   3    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.38
 Vic Wertz               2   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  9.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hal Rice 539 64 68 125 10 4 0 .971 2.25 Jim Dyck 446 46 67 97 5 0 0 1.000 2.06 Ed McGhee 254 30 31 57 3 1 0 .984 2.13 Dick Williams 78 9 10 15 1 1 0 .941 1.84 Dick Kokos 38 4 5 9 2 0 0 1.000 2.61 Hank Edwards 11 1 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vic Wertz 1116 127 131 236 6 7 2 .972 1.95 Ed McGhee 114 13 15 29 1 1 1 .968 2.37 Hank Edwards 71 8 12 15 0 0 0 1.000 1.90 Dick Kokos 25 2 6 6 1 1 0 .875 2.49 Hal Rice 25 3 5 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.88 Grant Dunlap 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 Dick Williams 6 0 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 5.68 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1953 Draft


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