1953 Kingsbury Claw
Record: 111-51
Finish: 1st in HL Yew Division Division
Runs Scored: 850
Runs Allowed: 640
Exp W-L: 102-60
 
Ballpark: Celebrity Park
Attendance: 3,616,583
Manager: Raymond Flack

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 78-60, 13th in the Hound League
AA: 74-64, 29th in the Hound League
A: 93-45, 1st in the Hound League
 
 
Postseason Results:
Lost Kennel Cup 2-4 to Hinsdale Hares
Won HL League Championship Serie 4-3 over Northampton Knights
Won First Round 3-2 over Murray Creek Mudcats
 
Team Index    Starters: Position Players    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
  Pitchers   Pitchers   Pitchers
 
Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
2B  Norman Prescott 25 155 620 108 177 33 8 35 86 31 12 57 143 .285 .353 .534 .887 110.4 23.8 9.9
CF  Cody Prince 31 149 634 105 174 25 4 35 100 39 12 32 102 .274 .311 .492 .803 100.0 17.7 4.5
RF *Gregg Sailor 37 157 577 103 168 21 7 33 96 24 16 73 138 .291 .371 .523 .894 108.0 23.8 3.1
SS #William Viers 25 151 566 97 158 26 0 32 106 0 1 55 80 .279 .348 .495 .843 93.1 17.5 9.9
1B  Howard Krupp 29 149 525 89 146 34 0 18 80 0 0 57 127 .278 .359 .446 .805 82.3 17.5 1.6
1B *Kenny Aquino 30 147 510 59 170 34 5 8 82 7 6 55 33 .333 .399 .467 .865 86.0 22.8 3.2
SS  Steven England 26 103 358 62 72 23 7 17 60 0 0 57 63 .201 .312 .447 .759 49.5 6.9 3.4
C  James Tellez 29 130 363 41 91 19 0 9 48 0 0 39 66 .251 .334 .377 .712 46.2 8.0 6.6
SS  Scott Lumley 30 83 274 26 55 16 5 2 30 8 4 19 87 .201 .252 .318 .569 19.5 1.1 3.5
CF  Robert Rue 24 95 222 34 67 18 3 1 15 11 1 4 34 .302 .314 .423 .738 29.2 6.0 1.6
C #Arthur Ethridge 27 49 176 33 63 13 2 6 32 0 1 22 16 .358 .430 .557 .987 36.5 9.1 3.3
C  Bill Lowrey 27 85 134 18 27 7 0 2 17 0 0 18 16 .201 .296 .299 .595 11.2 1.3 1.4
1B  John Mejorado 26 85 134 18 39 10 1 0 12 0 0 11 23 .291 .371 .381 .751 18.2 2.5 0.3
P *Paul Badgley 32 35 86 7 8 3 2 0 1 0 0 3 30 .093 .124 .174 .298 -0.7 0.0 0.0
P #William Bissonnette 27 34 76 5 17 2 0 0 7 0 0 5 28 .224 .272 .250 .522 5.0 0.0 0.0
LF  Darrell Gordon 35 75 72 19 25 11 0 2 17 8 3 6 9 .347 .405 .583 .988 15.0 4.4 0.3
P  Michael Hutchens 32 35 57 4 11 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 29 .193 .203 .246 .449 2.7 0.0 0.0
2B #Sterling Wakeland 27 28 57 9 15 6 1 1 14 0 1 3 14 .263 .295 .456 .751 7.5 1.7 0.9
P *Daniel Weir 35 20 42 7 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 22 .262 .311 .262 .573 3.8 0.3 0.0
P  Nathaniel Englert 23 20 41 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .098 .119 .122 .241 -1.1 0.0 0.0
P *Joseph Housley 28 19 33 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 17 .061 .083 .152 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0
RF *Bill Beegle 34 16 18 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 .111 .238 .111 .349 0.5 0.0 0.1
P  John Dahl 34 59 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 0.4 0.0 0.0
P  William Bradford 24 63 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.4 0.0 0.0
P #Lamont Baugh 26 65 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.4 0.0 0.0
P  Peter Thompkins 25 33 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.8 0.3 0.0
CF  Lewis Hollifield 25 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.500 2.000 0.9 0.3 0.0
P *Jeffrey Harwood 25 51 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P  James Hodson 36 76 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P *Arthur Slusher 28 42 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
  Team Totals 28.7 2212 5590 850 1507 304 47 202 815 128 57 526 1101 .270 .336 .449 .786 825.4 164.8 53.8
  Rank among 12 HL teams 7 2 4 8 10 1 2 3 11 2 4 2 2 1 2 2  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
 Paul Badgley 32 19 6 .760 34 34 0 252.0 239 87 14 90 118 3.11 19.5
*William Bissonnette 27 18 5 .783 34 34 0 231.0 213 78 20 28 215 3.04 18.5
 Michael Hutchens 32 11 5 .688 35 35 0 192.3 187 60 7 45 195 2.81 15.7
*Daniel Weir 35 11 5 .688 20 20 0 131.0 141 53 10 28 122 3.64 9.2
 Nathaniel Englert 23 5 7 .417 20 20 0 116.3 128 72 43 15 123 5.57 0.0
*Joseph Housley 28 8 6 .571 19 19 0 105.7 120 74 13 53 106 6.30 0.0
 James Hodson 36 11 3 .786 76 0 6 88.0 66 26 7 22 57 2.66 13.1
 William Bradford 24 6 2 .750 63 0 1 75.0 69 21 5 19 35 2.52 8.5
 John Dahl 34 5 5 .500 58 0 3 69.0 87 35 9 23 36 4.57 2.9
*Lamont Baugh 26 6 2 .750 65 0 45 66.7 52 11 4 7 72 1.49 17.7
 Jeffrey Harwood 25 5 3 .625 51 0 2 59.3 62 32 10 6 40 4.85 3.4
 Peter Thompkins 25 2 1 .667 33 0 0 36.0 40 17 3 17 34 4.25 1.9
*Arthur Slusher 28 4 1 .800 42 0 1 34.7 37 10 2 14 19 2.60 4.0
Team Totals 28.8 111 51 .685 550 162 58 1457.0 1441 576 147 367 1172 3.56 114.4
Rank among 12 HL teams 1 1 1 1 6 7 8 1 1 7 1  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .994 31.4
J.Tellez 838.0 93 97 705 52 6 2 .992 50.0
A.Ethridge 410.2 43 47 390 19 4 0 .990 23.3
B.Lowrey 192.7 22 22 145 10 2 1 .987 46.7
Team Total 1440.9 158 166 1240 81 12 3 .991 39.7
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .994 9.56
H.Krupp 1220.0 141 147 1174 101 9 97 .993 9.41
J.Mejorado 235.0 21 37 222 10 1 9 .996 8.89
D.Gordon 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1457.0 162 185 1396 111 10 106 .993 9.31
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .980 4.64
N.Prescott 1339.0 148 154 254 398 8 76 .988 4.38
S.Lumley 89.7 11 12 15 28 3 4 .935 4.32
S.Wakeland 26.0 3 4 5 14 0 3 1.000 6.58
R.Rue 2.3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1457.0 162 171 274 440 12 83 .983 4.41
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .954 2.60
S.England 886.3 100 100 79 178 10 19 .963 2.61
S.Lumley 247.0 27 28 12 52 1 5 .985 2.33
W.Viers 200.7 22 24 10 46 0 0 1.000 2.51
S.Wakeland 71.7 7 13 7 16 1 0 .958 2.89
B.Lowrey 16.0 2 2 1 2 0 1 1.000 1.69
C.Prince 9.3 1 2 0 3 1 0 .750 2.89
J.Tellez 9.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
K.Aquino 9.0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
G.Sailor 8.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.25
Team Total 1457.0 162 172 111 302 13 25 .969 2.55
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .966 4.04
W.Viers 1104.7 125 125 154 339 7 52 .986 4.02
S.Lumley 316.0 34 37 48 84 8 15 .943 3.76
S.Wakeland 18.0 2 2 1 5 0 1 1.000 3.00
N.Prescott 9.0 1 1 3 3 3 2 .667 6.00
C.Prince 6.3 0 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 4.27
R.Rue 2.0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 9.00
S.England 1.0 0 1 1 0 1 0 .500 9.00
Team Total 1457.0 162 168 208 435 19 70 .971 3.97
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .980 2.11
K.Aquino 1238.3 142 146 283 10 10 2 .967 2.13
R.Rue 79.0 6 19 26 0 0 0 1.000 2.96
C.Prince 74.7 8 9 19 0 0 0 1.000 2.29
D.Gordon 60.0 6 12 22 0 0 0 1.000 3.30
G.Sailor 5.0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 5.40
Team Total 1457.0 162 188 353 10 10 2 .973 2.24
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .989 2.64
C.Prince 1207.3 134 136 354 3 3 1 .992 2.66
R.Rue 239.7 28 29 73 0 3 0 .961 2.74
L.Hollifield 6.0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
G.Sailor 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
J.Mejorado 1.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1457.0 162 170 430 3 6 1 .986 2.67
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .983 2.14
G.Sailor 1286.0 145 146 287 6 10 2 .967 2.05
R.Rue 107.0 10 19 32 1 0 1 1.000 2.78
D.Gordon 47.0 5 11 9 0 1 0 .900 1.72
B.Beegle 17.0 2 2 5 1 0 0 1.000 3.18
Team Total 1457.0 162 178 333 8 11 3 .969 2.11
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .965 1.82
P.Badgley 252.0 34 34 20 49 1 3 .986 2.46
W.Bissonnette 231.0 34 34 14 37 1 3 .981 1.99
M.Hutchens 192.3 35 35 11 31 1 1 .977 1.97
D.Weir 131.0 20 20 10 23 2 3 .943 2.27
N.Englert 116.3 20 20 4 15 1 1 .950 1.47
J.Housley 105.7 19 19 4 6 1 1 .909 0.85
J.Hodson 88.0 0 76 2 13 1 0 .938 1.53
W.Bradford 75.0 0 63 2 10 0 1 1.000 1.44
J.Dahl 69.0 0 58 5 12 0 1 1.000 2.22
L.Baugh 66.7 0 65 4 4 2 0 .800 1.08
J.Harwood 59.3 0 51 4 9 0 0 1.000 1.97
P.Thompkins 36.0 0 33 2 9 1 2 .917 2.75
A.Slusher 34.7 0 42 1 9 1 0 .909 2.60
Team Total 1457.0 162 550 83 227 12 16 .963 1.91
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Aquino .333
On-Base Pct Aquino .399
Slugging Pct Prescott .534
OPS Sailor .894
XR Prescott 110.4
Games Sailor 157
At-Bats Prince 634
Runs Prescott 108
Hits Prescott 177
Total Bases Prescott 331
Singles Aquino 123
Doubles Aquino, Krupp 34
Triples Prescott 8
Homeruns Prescott, Prince 35
RBIs Viers 106
Stolen Bases Prince 39
Caught Stealing Sailor 16
Walks Sailor 73
Strikeouts Prescott 143
ERA Hutchens 2.81
Wins Badgley 19
Losses Englert 7
Winning Pct Bissonnette .783
Saves Baugh 45
Games Pitched Hodson 76
Games Started Hutchens 35
Complete Games Badgley 5
Shutouts Badgley, Weir 2
Innings Pitched Badgley 252.0
Hits Allowed Badgley 239
Homeruns Allowed Englert 43
Strikeouts Bissonnette 215
Walks Allowed Badgley 90
Walks per 9IP Bissonnette 1.1
Hits per 9IP Bissonnette 8.3
Strikeouts per 9IP Hutchens 9.1
WHiP Bissonnette 1.04
OAVG Bissonnette .244
OOBP Bissonnette .282
OSLG Badgley .338
OOPS Badgley .655
Team All-Stars
No players selected to All-Star Team
Player Salaries
Gregg Sailor $ 10,000,000
Michael Hutchens $ 8,624,500
James Hodson $ 7,866,000
Paul Badgley $ 6,935,000
Howard Krupp $ 5,301,000
Cody Prince $ 4,807,000
Kenny Aquino $ 4,000,000
Steven England $ 3,908,572
William Bissonnette $ 3,725,357
Joseph Housley $ 3,603,214
Arthur Ethridge $ 3,542,143
James Tellez $ 2,442,857
John Dahl $ 1,900,000
Lamont Baugh $ 1,343,571
Jeffrey Harwood $ 1,343,571
William Bradford $ 1,282,500
Darrell Gordon $ 1,140,000
Peter Thompkins $ 916,071
Arthur Slusher $ 916,071
Bill Beegle $ 912,000
Matthew Depuy $ 431,600
Scott Lumley $ 350,000
Lewis Hollifield $ 300,000
Robert Rue $ 300,000
Sterling Wakeland $ 300,000
Norman Prescott $ 300,000
John Mejorado $ 300,000
William Viers $ 300,000
Nathaniel Englert $ 300,000
 
Player Trades
Date Player To For
7/31 Rodney Keo
Daniel Weir
Bill Lowrey
Hinsdale Arthur Ethridge
Alfred Young