THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS
POSITIONAL STRENGTH OVERVIEW BY TEAMS
03/10/1953
 
BALTIMORE LORDS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Fritz Schneider 15th 11th 18th
First Basemen Snipe West 12th 8th 16th
Second Basemen Larry Graber 3rd 4th 5th
Third Basemen Pete Jones 7th 4th 9th
Shortstops Butch Mills 2nd 9th 8th
Left Fielders Charlie Ragan 5th 3rd 7th
Center Fielders Witness York 1st 9th 6th
Right Fielders Joe Armstrong 2nd 9th 9th
Starting Pitchers Joe Sherman 7th Carlo Woods 2nd 4th
Relievers Bob Lawson 7th John Feeney 1st 5th
Closers Chris Chapman 15th John Feeney 1st 2nd
BOSTON TERRIERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Frankie Barton 3rd Darrell Clarkson 3rd 3rd
First Basemen Joe Seidel 4th Bobby Campbell 1st 1st
Second Basemen Leroy Klein 15th 4th (tied) 16th
Third Basemen Roy McDonald 8th Galen Musgraves 1st 1st
Shortstops Tom Dillard 3rd Jim Hicks 3rd 3rd
Left Fielders Jim Spencer 10th 3rd (tied) 12th
Center Fielders George Smith 9th Bob Cooling 4th 5th
Right Fielders Antonio Trujillo 16th John St. John 1st 7th
Starting Pitchers Ben McHargue 6th Bill Marcero 2nd (tied) 3rd
Relievers Brian Souza 15th 6th 15th
Closers Harry Vickers 1st 6th 5th
BROOKLYN BLUEBIRDS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Ralph Adams 13th Bingham Hill 3rd (tied) 6th
First Basemen Ron Boccia 9th Greg Henderson 2nd 3rd
Second Basemen Lanny Johnson 10th 4th (tied) 12th
Third Basemen Jason Dooley 14th 4th (tied) 15th
Shortstops McAllister Weeks 8th Frank Gentry 3rd (tied) 5th
Left Fielders Jimmy Crawford 4th 3rd (tied) 6th
Center Fielders Dennis Black 6th Ron Nichols 4th (tied) 4th
Right Fielders Tuck Wilson 15th 9th (tied) 16th
Starting Pitchers Mickey Halifax 18th 6th 19th
Relievers Bill Allen 9th 6th (tied) 10th
Closers Gary Kirby 11th 6th (tied) 14th
BUFFALO BEAVERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Joe Banner 20th Stan Chauvin 3rd (tied) 10th
First Basemen Danny Swift 18th Rafael Vasquez 2nd (tied) 6th
Second Basemen John Warlick 2nd 4th (tied) 4th
Third Basemen Alan Weston 12th Mike Reynolds 1st (tied) 2nd
Shortstops Cliff Weaver 16th 9th (tied) 17th
Left Fielders Zip Cooper 12th 3rd (tied) 14th
Center Fielders George Rowland 8th 9th (tied) 13th
Right Fielders Willie Wall 6th Chuck Wheeless 8th 8th
Starting Pitchers Tony Williams 12th 6th (tied) 13th
Relievers Frank Sawyer 14th Joe Hollister 4th 11th
Closers Carter Middleton 9th Joe Hollister 4th 4th
CHICAGO TRADERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Billy Hall 2nd Steve Campbell 1st 1st
First Basemen Melbourne Trench 5th 8th (tied) 9th
Second Basemen Bob Miller 14th 4th (tied) 15th
Third Basemen Billy West 5th 4th (tied) 7th
Shortstops Gene Lusk 11th Dale O'Malley 1st 2nd
Left Fielders Ken Warren 13th 3rd (tied) 15th
Center Fielders Bert Watt 16th 9th (tied) 18th
Right Fielders Lou Wilson 1st Steve Shelley 1st (tied) 1st
Starting Pitchers Joe Shannon 1st 6th (tied) 5th
Relievers Doc Winkelman 3rd 6th (tied) 4th
Closers Milo Crowell 2nd 6th (tied) 6th
CHICAGO HAWKS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Jim Shepherd 4th 11th (tied) 12th
First Basemen Matt Garrison 6th 8th (tied) 10th
Second Basemen Larry Farnham 19th 4th (tied) 19th
Third Basemen Jim Schaefer 18th 4th (tied) 19th
Shortstops Dave Damon 20th 9th (tied) 20th
Left Fielders Jim Griffin 2nd 3rd (tied) 4th
Center Fielders Javier Jaramillo 10th 9th (tied) 14th
Right Fielders Riley Titus 13th 9th (tied) 14th
Starting Pitchers Jose Saucedo 20th 6th (tied) 20th
Relievers Rick Siesel 4th 6th (tied) 7th
Closers Rick Siesel 4th 6th (tied) 8th
CINCINNATI PACKERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Dutch Sams 16th Dennis Dunlap 10th 11th
First Basemen Winslow Beaver 7th 8th (tied) 12th
Second Basemen Orie Sanders 15th (tied) Roy Gabbart 1st 1st
Third Basemen Allan Houston 17th 4th (tied) 18th
Shortstops Gus Ennis 18th Burt Reid 3rd (tied) 9th
Left Fielders Joe Rigoli 9th 3rd (tied) 11th
Center Fielders Hershell Smith 18th 9th (tied) 19th
Right Fielders Bert Carter 5th 9th (tied) 10th
Starting Pitchers Harry Miller 15th 6th (tied) 17th
Relievers Davey Rose 5th Irwin Frongillo 4th (tied) 6th
Closers Danny Fry 19th Irwin Frongillo 4th (tied) 11th
CLEVELAND BOBCATS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Maggie Everts 9th Jim Stover 2nd 2nd
First Basemen Goodman James 8th 8th (tied) 13th
Second Basemen Fritz Custer 11th Paul Weaver 3rd 6th
Third Basemen Harry Osborn 1st 4th (tied) 3rd
Shortstops Joaquin Benatar 13th Jerry Chauvin 8th 10th
Left Fielders Jim Johnson 14th Tony Galaz 1st 1st
Center Fielders Tom Rodeheaver 20th Grammercy Locke 1st 3rd
Right Fielders Craig Neugebauer 7th Tommy McCullough 1st (tied) 4th
Starting Pitchers Chuck Hathaway 11th 6th (tied) 12th
Relievers Doc Decker 18th 6th (tied) 18th
Closers Bill Goguen 18th 6th (tied) 19th
DETROIT WOLVERINES 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Pat Clark 8th Chris Platt 3rd (tied) 5th
First Basemen Jimmy Milo 19th 8th (tied) 19th
Second Basemen Richie Dingman 9th 4th (tied) 11th
Third Basemen Ray Tomaszewski 10th 4th (tied) 12th
Shortstops Lenny Volner 9th 9th (tied) 13th
Left Fielders Antonio Stickel 8th 3rd (tied) 10th
Center Fielders Rodney Holt 2nd 9th (tied) 9th
Right Fielders John Horvath 8th 9th (tied) 11th
Starting Pitchers Clay Gillespie 5th 6th (tied) 8th
Relievers Art Drew 17th 6th (tied) 17th
Closers Otis Singleton 13th 6th (tied) 16th
HOUSTON DRILLERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Luis Mata 10th 11th (tied) 15th
First Basemen Ben Lasker 17th 8th (tied) 18th
Second Basemen Larry Callahan 17th 4th (tied) 17th
Third Basemen Steve Henderson 15th 4th (tied) 16th
Shortstops Pete Hay 17th 9th (tied) 18th
Left Fielders Joe Campbell 17th 3rd (tied) 17th
Center Fielders Rusty Long 5th 9th (tied) 12th
Right Fielders Keith Owens 17th 9th (tied) 17th
Starting Pitchers Bill Burris 14th 6th (tied) 16th
Relievers Bob Goldstein 13th 6th (tied) 14th
Closers Jim Mendelsohn 3rd 6th (tied) 7th
LOS ANGELES POBLADORES 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Royce Ingram 1st 11th (tied) 9th
First Basemen Tom McNeese 11th 8th (tied) 15th
Second Basemen Tom Smith 12th 4th (tied) 13th
Third Basemen Marty Reynolds 13th 4th (tied) 14th
Shortstops Mario Abreu 12th 9th (tied) 15th
Left Fielders Bran Maverly 11th 3rd (tied) 13th
Center Fielders Juan Duran 15th 9th (tied) 17th
Right Fielders Don Harman 10th 9th (tied) 13th
Starting Pitchers Percell Russell 10th 6th (tied) 11th
Relievers Geoff Brand 11th 6th (tied) 13th
Closers Mike Lowe 17th 6th (tied) 18th
MONTREAL HABITANTS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Tony Robinson 19th 11th (tied) 20th
First Basemen Ray Eckhardt 16th Terrell Nixon 7th 11th
Second Basemen Terris Martin 20th 4th (tied) 20th
Third Basemen Mitchell Decker 2nd 4th (tied) 4th
Shortstops Steve Peyton 10th 9th (tied) 14th
Left Fielders Pat Isom 1st 3rd (tied) 3rd
Center Fielders Holden Chase 7th Bill Crisp 3rd 2nd
Right Fielders George Harmuth 18th 9th (tied) 18th
Starting Pitchers Bruce Catto 9th 6th (tied) 10th
Relievers Dave Miller 12th Ted O'Harrow 1st (tied) 8th
Closers Dick Reilly 16th Ted O'Harrow 2nd 3rd
NEW YORK KNICKERBOCKERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Dan Linn 17th 11th (tied) 19th
First Basemen Heywood Post 14th Jerry Ayers 2nd (tied) 4th
Second Basemen Steve Hurst 6th 4th (tied) 9th
Third Basemen Victor Rojas 9th 4th (tied) 10th
Shortstops Bob Jones 1st 9th (tied) 6th
Left Fielders 20th 3rd (tied) 20th
Center Fielders Chuck Divine 4th Jim Fulkerson 2nd 1st
Right Fielders Jake Smith 4th Dave Peter 1st (tied) 3rd
Starting Pitchers Rick Sumner 19th Ellis Pompey 2nd (tied) 14th
Relievers Terry Campbell 6th Jesse Burnside 1st (tied) 2nd
Closers Marcos Lopez 7th Jesse Burnside 2nd (tied) 1st
NEW YORK EMPIRES 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers A.J. King 14th Pete Trimboli 3rd (tied) 7th
First Basemen Victor Morera 13th 8th (tied) 17th
Second Basemen Virgil Donovan 8th Jim Davis 2nd 2nd
Third Basemen Don Green 3rd 4th (tied) 5th
Shortstops Jerry Durian 4th Ron Semmens 3rd (tied) 4th
Left Fielders Robin Fry 16th 3rd (tied) 16th
Center Fielders Frank Silver 13th 9th (tied) 15th
Right Fielders Fred Johnson 12th Bob Keithline 1st (tied) 6th
Starting Pitchers Tom Green 2nd Rick Nennig 2nd (tied) 1st
Relievers Lew Johnson 16th 6th (tied) 16th
Closers Dick Cunniff 20th 6th (tied) 20th
PHILADELPHIA QUAKERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Gary Harmon 6th 11th (tied) 14th
First Basemen Rip Gibbons 10th 8th (tied) 14th
Second Basemen Toby Ramsey 7th 4th (tied) 10th
Third Basemen Ken Gaudet 16th 4th (tied) 17th
Shortstops Reid Wysocki 14th 9th (tied) 16th
Left Fielders Dewey Evans 18th 3rd (tied) 18th
Center Fielders Will Troy 19th 9th (tied) 20th
Right Fielders Danny Barragan 20th 9th (tied) 20th
Starting Pitchers Jimmy Smith 17th 6th (tied) 18th
Relievers Tony Gregory 10th 6th (tied) 12th
Closers John Gaylord 14th 6th (tied) 17th
PITTSBURGH INDUSTRIALS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Charlie Price 18th Rich Cafarelli 3rd (tied) 8th
First Basemen Herman Carter 2nd 8th (tied) 7th
Second Basemen Frank Patterson 13th 4th (tied) 14th
Third Basemen Chuck Anderson 19th Larry Stanford 3rd 11th
Shortstops Howard Aho 19th 9th (tied) 19th
Left Fielders Hillyer Bryan 19th 3rd (tied) 19th
Center Fielders Curt Holland 12th Jimmy MacBeth 4th (tied) 8th
Right Fielders Rick Fleming 3rd Ray Tucker 1st (tied) 2nd
Starting Pitchers David Acosta 16th Steve Porter 1st 2nd
Relievers Drew McDermott 1st 6th (tied) 1st
Closers Drew McDermott 5th 6th (tied) 9th
SAN FRANCISCO SEAGULLS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Gary Cole 12th 11th (tied) 17th
First Basemen Robert Bolen 1st Roy Dunphy 2nd (tied) 2nd
Second Basemen Ray Jones 18th 4th (tied) 18th
Third Basemen Roy Caputo 11th 4th (tied) 13th
Shortstops Bill Rodriguez 5th 9th (tied) 11th
Left Fielders Sam Troy 7th 3rd (tied) 9th
Center Fielders Archie Moon 3rd 9th (tied) 11th
Right Fielders Dave McLaughlin 11th Bob Fesmire 1st (tied) 5th
Starting Pitchers Ray Hayes 13th 6th (tied) 15th
Relievers Jake Lyon 20th 6th (tied) 20th
Closers Woody Jordan 10th 6th (tied) 13th
SEATTLE EMERALDS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Herb Gilbert 5th 11th (tied) 13th
First Basemen Dave Bacon 3rd 8th (tied) 8th
Second Basemen Harold Batkin 1st 4th (tied) 3rd
Third Basemen Tim Riley 20th 4th (tied) 20th
Shortstops Jacinto Abril 7th 9th (tied) 12th
Left Fielders Tommy Blanks 6th 3rd (tied) 8th
Center Fielders Woody Hardin 14th 9th (tied) 16th
Right Fielders Lynn Allen 19th 9th (tied) 19th
Starting Pitchers Hank Tobey 4th 6th (tied) 7th
Relievers Charlie Tovar 2nd 6th (tied) 3rd
Closers Charlie Tovar 8th 6th (tied) 12th
ST. LOUIS EXPLORERS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Walter Marshall 7th Mike Goheen 3rd (tied) 4th
First Basemen John Simpson 15th Phil Mellon 2nd (tied) 5th
Second Basemen Richard Willin 4th 4th (tied) 7th
Third Basemen Rod Seals 4th 4th (tied) 6th
Shortstops Walt Ward 6th Artie Robley 2nd 1st
Left Fielders Bob Novak 15th Rick Griggers 1st (tied) 2nd
Center Fielders Hal Monroe 11th Jim Quick 4th (tied) 7th
Right Fielders Bob Kuder 13th (tied) 9th (tied) 14th (tied)
Starting Pitchers Swanee Law 8th 6th (tied) 9th
Relievers Leon Johnson 8th 6th (tied) 9th
Closers Ray McGuire 6th 6th (tied) 10th
TORONTO HURONS 03/10/1953
Position Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Catchers Eddie Lockhart 11th 11th (tied) 16th
First Basemen Tom Birch 20th 8th (tied) 20th
Second Basemen Lance DeWald 5th 4th (tied) 8th
Third Basemen Charlie Steinberg 6th 4th (tied) 8th
Shortstops Don Hatton 15th Daniel Alejandre 3rd (tied) 7th
Left Fielders John Young 3rd 3rd (tied) 5th
Center Fielders Larry Drake 17th Tony Murgas 4th (tied) 10th
Right Fielders Ollie Capell 9th 9th (tied) 12th
Starting Pitchers Sam Partridge 3rd 6th (tied) 6th
Relievers Angel Vega 19th 6th (tied) 19th
Closers Charlie Kern 12th 6th (tied) 15th
Monday, July 6th, 2020 - OOTP Baseball 21.4 Build 63