1953 Langlade Dragons
Record: 95-67
Finish: 1st in SP Spruce Division Division
Runs Scored: 847
Runs Allowed: 687
Exp W-L: 96-66
 
Ballpark: Langlade Gardens
Attendance: 3,438,322
Manager: Sven Vanderbiesen

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 86-52, 3rd in the Spaniel League
AA: 86-52, 1st in the Spaniel League
A: 78-60, 15th in the Spaniel League
 
 
Postseason Results:
Lost First Round 0-3 to Hinsdale Hares
 
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
SS #Derick Joyal 34 154 557 137 167 43 2 35 93 0 3 99 116 .300 .409 .573 .982 120.3 28.4 8.2
LF #Howard Quach 34 149 557 75 133 17 7 20 75 9 3 51 137 .239 .301 .402 .703 68.9 9.2 3.3
2B  Harold Westbury 28 146 550 78 127 28 8 4 34 34 9 48 147 .231 .296 .333 .629 58.8 5.1 9.6
1B  Tim Barley 36 151 565 86 147 52 5 30 95 3 3 26 133 .260 .292 .529 .821 86.2 15.4 0.5
RF *Nicholas Grzywacz 27 136 514 94 161 36 8 36 115 0 0 40 52 .313 .369 .625 .994 107.7 26.1 2.8
3B #Alvin Bentley 35 141 491 69 140 29 4 16 72 0 0 43 59 .285 .349 .458 .807 73.4 15.2 3.0
C #Giovanni Senior 37 130 437 67 101 41 7 17 77 3 5 42 73 .231 .296 .474 .770 59.9 10.2 4.8
CF #David Brack 36 125 301 28 86 17 1 5 40 0 0 14 58 .286 .329 .399 .728 37.5 5.8 2.3
CF *Gregory Migliore 24 88 298 36 76 11 2 11 41 0 3 20 83 .255 .304 .416 .720 36.2 5.2 2.6
LF *Kasey Lanza 27 126 245 45 67 12 2 10 42 0 0 26 60 .273 .344 .461 .805 39.3 7.5 1.1
C  Bill Geise 26 110 237 34 65 23 3 7 31 0 0 9 54 .274 .305 .485 .790 31.5 5.2 2.4
3B  Michael Silveira 27 118 211 29 68 11 2 5 41 0 0 31 18 .322 .415 .464 .879 40.4 11.0 1.4
SS #William Phan 24 80 135 16 31 6 1 2 14 1 0 10 28 .230 .286 .333 .619 13.3 0.8 2.1
1B  John Killion 29 83 105 14 30 7 0 7 18 0 0 15 30 .286 .380 .552 .933 21.2 3.2 0.1
CF  Mitchell McCutcheon 25 47 94 14 23 2 0 3 9 3 3 4 13 .245 .273 .362 .634 9.2 0.8 0.8
P  Larry Sievers 37 34 90 8 12 3 2 1 7 0 0 1 42 .133 .143 .244 .387 1.9 0.0 0.0
P *Billy Bierman 27 34 70 3 8 1 2 1 5 0 0 0 33 .114 .113 .229 .341 1.0 0.0 0.0
P  Robert Spano 30 31 56 5 13 3 0 0 5 0 0 2 19 .232 .254 .286 .540 3.6 0.0 0.0
P  Gerald Alton 35 30 50 3 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 27 .100 .132 .120 .252 -0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Stacy Lander 27 19 31 1 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 17 .226 .250 .258 .508 2.0 0.2 0.0
P *Bill Vassar 38 18 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .087 .125 .087 .212 -0.6 0.0 0.0
P  Joe Hungerford 36 89 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .000 .071 .000 .071 -0.8 0.0 0.0
P *Taylor Blecha 29 57 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .077 .000 .077 -0.8 0.0 0.0
P *Calvin Basinger 29 69 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0
P *William Gove 37 57 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
P  Arthur Corbin 27 78 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 0.6 0.2 0.0
P *Thomas Alder 25 87 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.2 0.0 0.0
  Team Totals 30.6 2387 5658 847 1471 344 56 210 824 53 29 489 1238 .260 .322 .452 .773 810.4 149.5 44.9
  Rank among 12 SP teams 3 1 3 1 6 1 1 12 1 2 6 4 5 1 1 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
 Larry Sievers 37 23 6 .793 34 34 0 251.7 204 63 9 46 212 2.25 24.8
*Billy Bierman 27 16 9 .640 34 34 0 219.3 215 105 12 91 256 4.31 10.5
 Gerald Alton 35 9 9 .500 30 30 0 171.3 169 68 24 40 121 3.57 9.1
 Robert Spano 30 9 10 .474 30 30 0 161.3 182 97 16 108 114 5.41 1.9
 Joe Hungerford 36 5 1 .833 85 0 2 111.3 105 35 11 22 77 2.83 10.2
 Stacy Lander 27 11 1 .917 19 18 0 102.0 92 22 0 39 94 1.94 12.4
 Arthur Corbin 27 10 2 .833 78 0 1 95.0 81 36 11 20 87 3.41 9.0
*Thomas Alder 25 2 3 .400 87 0 1 86.0 68 32 4 29 94 3.35 6.7
*Bill Vassar 38 2 8 .200 18 16 0 85.7 99 50 9 33 68 5.25 0.4
*Calvin Basinger 29 5 5 .500 69 0 23 73.3 76 37 13 26 59 4.54 5.5
 Taylor Blecha 29 1 3 .250 57 0 3 65.3 77 41 9 31 63 5.65 0.0
*William Gove 37 2 10 .167 56 0 11 50.3 53 41 6 47 56 7.33 0.0
Team Totals 31.4 95 67 .586 597 162 41 1472.6 1421 627 124 532 1301 3.83 90.6
Rank among 12 SP teams 1 1 6 1 2 6 3 5 12 4 5  
* - 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 .991 32.2
G.Senior 1028.7 117 123 899 52 6 2 .994 28.6
B.Geise 441.0 45 61 423 34 4 0 .991 38.2
M.Silveira 3.0 0 1 3 0 1 0 .750 0.0
Team Total 1472.7 162 185 1325 86 11 2 .992 31.5
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .993 9.62
T.Barley 1284.0 148 149 1245 55 11 118 .992 9.11
J.Killion 182.3 14 38 168 17 1 16 .995 9.13
K.Lanza 4.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25
D.Brack 1.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
G.Senior 1.0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00
Team Total 1472.7 162 190 1416 72 12 134 .992 9.09
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .982 4.78
H.Westbury 1244.0 142 146 271 450 14 105 .981 5.22
W.Phan 228.7 20 43 43 88 2 11 .985 5.16
Team Total 1472.7 162 189 314 538 16 116 .982 5.21
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .959 2.59
A.Bentley 1119.3 124 134 67 226 12 17 .961 2.36
M.Silveira 338.3 38 48 18 71 2 7 .978 2.37
K.Lanza 14.0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.93
W.Phan 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1472.7 162 186 85 300 14 24 .965 2.35
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .966 4.11
D.Joyal 1352.3 152 153 201 402 20 90 .968 4.01
M.Silveira 72.0 6 13 11 18 2 7 .935 3.63
W.Phan 43.3 4 8 4 19 1 1 .958 4.78
J.Killion 3.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
G.Senior 2.0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1472.7 162 176 218 440 23 98 .966 4.02
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .977 1.92
H.Quach 1284.0 143 145 267 6 3 0 .989 1.91
M.McCutcheon 85.7 8 13 22 0 0 0 1.000 2.31
K.Lanza 74.0 8 10 13 0 1 0 .929 1.58
G.Migliore 26.0 3 4 4 1 0 0 1.000 1.73
D.Brack 2.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
M.Silveira 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1472.7 162 174 307 7 4 0 .987 1.92
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .991 2.51
G.Migliore 707.7 80 81 194 1 1 0 .995 2.48
D.Brack 622.7 70 80 173 3 0 1 1.000 2.54
M.McCutcheon 116.7 11 22 38 2 1 1 .976 3.09
K.Lanza 10.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.80
H.Quach 7.0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 5.14
B.Geise 5.7 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.59
M.Silveira 3.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1472.6 162 191 412 6 2 2 .995 2.55
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .983 2.05
N.Grzywacz 1138.3 126 128 215 14 2 2 .991 1.81
K.Lanza 322.3 36 40 72 1 1 0 .986 2.04
M.McCutcheon 7.0 0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.29
G.Migliore 4.0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75
W.Gove 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1472.7 162 172 291 15 4 2 .987 1.87
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .955 1.77
L.Sievers 251.7 34 34 9 46 2 4 .965 1.97
B.Bierman 219.3 34 34 7 29 0 4 1.000 1.48
G.Alton 171.3 30 30 7 35 6 3 .875 2.21
R.Spano 161.3 30 30 6 19 3 3 .893 1.39
J.Hungerford 111.3 0 85 7 16 1 0 .958 1.86
S.Lander 102.0 18 19 4 8 0 1 1.000 1.06
A.Corbin 95.0 0 78 0 14 0 1 1.000 1.33
T.Alder 86.0 0 87 4 12 1 3 .941 1.67
B.Vassar 85.7 16 18 4 9 0 0 1.000 1.37
C.Basinger 73.3 0 69 4 15 0 1 1.000 2.33
T.Blecha 65.3 0 57 1 10 0 0 1.000 1.52
W.Gove 50.3 0 56 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.61
Team Total 1472.6 162 597 55 220 13 20 .955 1.68
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Grzywacz .313
On-Base Pct Joyal .409
Slugging Pct Grzywacz .625
OPS Grzywacz .994
XR Joyal 120.3
Games Joyal 154
At-Bats Barley 565
Runs Joyal 137
Hits Joyal 167
Total Bases Grzywacz 321
Singles Bentley 91
Doubles Barley 52
Triples Grzywacz, Westbury 8
Homeruns Grzywacz 36
RBIs Grzywacz 115
Stolen Bases Westbury 34
Caught Stealing Westbury 9
Walks Joyal 99
Strikeouts Westbury 147
ERA Sievers 2.25
Wins Sievers 23
Losses Gove, Spano 10
Winning Pct Sievers .793
Saves Basinger 23
Games Pitched Alder 87
Games Started Bierman, Sievers 34
Complete Games Sievers 7
Shutouts Bierman, Sievers 4
Innings Pitched Sievers 251.7
Hits Allowed Bierman 215
Homeruns Allowed Alton 24
Strikeouts Bierman 256
Walks Allowed Spano 108
Walks per 9IP Sievers 1.6
Hits per 9IP Sievers 7.3
Strikeouts per 9IP Bierman 10.5
WHiP Sievers 0.99
OAVG Sievers .220
OOBP Sievers .259
OSLG Sievers .275
OOPS Sievers .533
Team All-Stars
No players selected to All-Star Team
Player Salaries
Larry Sievers $ 10,260,000
Howard Quach $ 10,000,000
William Gove $ 6,840,000
Derick Joyal $ 6,500,000
Joe Hungerford $ 6,100,000
Nicholas Grzywacz $ 4,763,572
David Brack $ 4,218,000
Alvin Bentley $ 4,180,000
Giovanni Senior $ 3,192,000
Billy Bierman $ 3,053,572
Bill Vassar $ 2,952,600
Robert Spano $ 2,681,300
Kasey Lanza $ 2,259,643
Tim Barley $ 1,824,000
Thomas Alder $ 1,343,571
Arthur Corbin $ 1,343,571
Harold Westbury $ 1,343,571
Lynn Kettle $ 1,100,000
Gerald Alton $ 1,000,000
Taylor Blecha $ 800,000
Calvin Basinger $ 610,714
Mitchell McCutcheon $ 300,000
Stacy Lander $ 300,000
John Killion $ 300,000
Gregory Migliore $ 300,000
William Phan $ 300,000
Michael Silveira $ 300,000
Bill Geise $ 300,000
 
Player Trades
Date Player To For
2/28 Christian Dishon
Billy Bierman
Murray Creek Amadeo Battisti
2/28 Amadeo Battisti Murray Creek Billy Bierman