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1954 American League Catcher

1953 AL  / 1955 AL  / 1954 NL  / 1954 MLB  Catcher

Team & League Standard Fielding--C

Tm #Fld RA/G G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr Rctch PB WP SB CS CS%
BAL 3 4.34 154 154 138 1373.1 871 781 78 12 15 .986 1 1 1 12 20 55 52 49%
BOS 3 4.67 156 156 131 1412.1 927 811 96 20 17 .978 -7 -6 -7 13 23 57 41 42%
CHW 4 3.36 155 155 134 1383.0 878 797 74 7 16 .992 1 1 1 4 23 33 41 55%
CLE 4 3.23 156 156 127 1419.1 873 803 64 6 10 .993 3 3 3 6 15 43 40 48%
DET 5 4.28 155 155 137 1383.0 806 714 86 6 15 .993 6 5 6 5 14 33 44 57%
NYY 4 3.63 155 155 139 1379.1 880 801 68 11 15 .988 -2 -2 -2 7 22 34 37 52%
PHA 3 5.61 156 156 142 1371.1 777 677 85 15 12 .981 -5 -4 -5 12 41 52 41 44%
WSH 4 4.39 155 155 141 1383.1 739 651 71 17 11 .977 -10 -9 -10 8 25 51 36 41%
LgAvg 4 1 155 155 136 1388 844 754 78 12 14 .986 -1 0 -1 8 23 45 42 48%
28 4.19 1242 1242 1089 11105.0 6751 6035 622 94 111 .986 -13 -1 -13 67 183 358 332 48%

Team & League Advanced Fielding -- C*

Pitching Stats Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Tm PA ERA RAvg Fld F2O% XI FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag SO Tot 1B 2B 3B K23 Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 263 n23 GB bFld bF2O%
BAL 5934 3.86 4.35 112 91% 0 1 774 82 8 21 661 78 17 0 3 3 12 0 5 7 2 16 0 2 3 17 76%
BOS 6195 4.01 4.64 115 95% 1 2 815 82 13 24 695 95 25 0 3 13 20 2 5 13 1 17 0 5 6 17 88%
CHW 5777 3.05 3.39 101 97% 0 2 797 80 2 25 689 75 16 1 0 10 7 0 4 3 0 16 0 0 0 11 73%
CLE 5867 2.78 3.20 121 100% 0 0 805 114 2 16 673 64 5 1 1 7 6 0 0 6 0 10 0 0 1 6 100%
DET 5945 3.81 4.32 121 100% 0 0 716 96 2 21 597 85 22 3 0 7 6 1 0 5 0 15 1 1 2 16 100%
NYY 5743 3.29 3.70 135 98% 0 1 791 114 10 24 641 65 19 1 0 2 11 2 6 3 0 15 0 2 6 19 95%
PHA 6089 5.16 5.70 141 96% 0 2 676 112 3 19 542 85 18 4 1 5 13 1 4 8 0 12 0 1 4 14 86%
WSH 5996 3.84 4.42 104 89% 0 3 653 77 7 13 555 72 17 1 1 8 17 0 5 12 0 11 0 2 3 12 58%
LgAvg 5943 3.72 4.21 119 96% 0 1 753 95 6 20 632 77 17 1 1 7 12 1 4 7 0 14 0 2 3 14 85%
47546 3.72 4.21 950 96% 1 11 6027 757 47 163 5053 619 139 11 9 55 92 6 29 57 3 112 1 13 25 112 85%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Team & League Advanced Fielding -- C Baserunning*

Tm PB WP SBO SB CS CSctch CS% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS RBA RK SBlev CSlev
BAL 12 20 2305 55 52 49 49% 52 44 3 5 0 3 4 0 101 65 1.17 1.19
BOS 13 23 2474 57 41 41 42% 52 35 4 6 1 0 7 0 130 52 1.35 1.10
CHW 4 23 2177 33 41 40 55% 30 34 2 5 1 2 2 0 75 49 1.39 1.25
CLE 6 15 2175 43 40 40 48% 38 36 4 3 1 1 5 1 81 49 1.37 1.27
DET 5 14 2292 33 44 44 57% 31 36 1 8 1 0 5 1 71 50 1.35 1.21
NYY 7 22 2220 34 37 36 52% 31 32 1 4 2 1 1 0 79 44 1.10 1.21
PHA 11 41 2502 48 41 40 46% 43 34 5 6 0 1 11 0 145 57 1.04 0.86
WSH 8 25 2438 51 36 36 41% 43 32 6 4 2 0 1 0 112 43 1.21 1.09
LgAvg 8 23 2323 44 42 41 48% 40 35 3 5 1 1 5 0 99 51 1.24 1.15
66 183 18583 354 332 326 48% 320 283 26 41 8 8 36 2 794 409 1.24 1.15



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Player Standard Fielding--C

Rk Age Tm G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr Rctch RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
1 Joe Astroth 31 PHA 71 64 60 583.0 343 300 39 4 5 .988 -4 -8 -4 5.23 4.77 4 19 24 16 40%
2 Matt Batts 32 TOT 50 42 37 391.2 276 249 24 3 4 .989 -2 -6 -2 6.27 5.46 1 4 17 9 35%
3 Matt Batts 32 DET 8 4 3 43.0 30 24 5 1 1 .967 0 0 0 6.07 3.63 0 0 1 1 50%
4 Matt Batts 32 CHW 42 38 34 348.2 246 225 19 2 3 .992 -2 -7 -2 6.30 5.81 1 4 16 8 33%
5 Lou Berberet 24 NYY 3 1 1 11.0 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 9.82 4.00 0 0 0 0
6 Yogi Berra 29 NYY 149 148 133 1271.1 788 717 63 8 14 .990 0 0 0 5.52 5.23 5 20 28 35 56%
7 Clint Courtney 27 BAL 111 105 99 937.2 598 539 53 6 8 .990 2 3 2 5.68 5.33 9 11 36 37 51%
8 Ed Fitz Gerald 30 WSH 107 96 94 879.0 446 396 38 12 5 .973 -6 -8 -6 4.44 4.06 3 14 26 20 43%
9 Joe Ginsberg 27 CLE 1 0 0 0.1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 27.00 1.00 0 0 0 0
10 Mickey Grasso 34 CLE 4 2 2 21.0 12 9 1 2 0 .833 -1 -57 -1 4.29 2.50 1 2 2 1 33%
11 Jim Hegan 33 CLE 137 121 108 1113.1 714 661 49 4 9 .994 3 3 3 5.74 5.18 3 11 27 28 51%
12 Frank House 24 DET 107 99 91 880.0 494 434 56 4 7 .992 5 7 5 5.01 4.58 4 9 23 32 58%
13 Steve Korcheck 21 WSH 2 2 1 17.0 7 5 1 1 0 .857 -1 -71 -1 3.18 3.00 0 0 3 0 0%
14 Al Lakeman 35 DET 4 2 1 18.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 5.00 2.50 0 0 0 0
15 Sherm Lollar 29 CHW 93 84 74 736.2 436 395 38 3 8 .993 2 3 2 5.29 4.66 3 10 10 21 68%
16 Les Moss 29 BAL 38 31 24 284.0 180 159 16 5 4 .972 -1 -4 -1 5.55 4.61 2 5 10 8 44%
17 Ray Murray 36 BAL 21 18 15 151.2 93 83 9 1 3 .989 0 0 0 5.46 4.38 1 4 9 7 44%
18 Hal Naragon 25 CLE 45 33 17 284.2 146 132 14 0 1 1.000 1 4 1 4.62 3.24 2 2 14 11 44%
19 Bob Oldis 26 WSH 8 6 5 52.0 34 30 2 2 0 .941 -2 -46 -2 5.54 4.00 0 1 4 0 0%
20 Mickey Owen 38 BOS 30 16 10 173.1 94 85 8 1 4 .989 0 0 0 4.83 3.10 1 3 5 5 50%
21 Jim Robertson 26 PHA 50 43 39 381.0 231 207 18 6 6 .974 -5 -16 -5 5.31 4.50 3 15 21 7 25%
22 Carl Sawatski 26 CHW 33 27 22 243.2 149 133 14 2 4 .987 1 5 1 5.43 4.45 0 7 7 10 59%
23 Billy Shantz 26 PHA 51 49 43 407.1 203 170 28 5 1 .975 4 12 4 4.37 3.88 5 7 7 18 72%
24 Charlie Silvera 29 NYY 18 6 5 95.0 80 72 5 3 1 .963 -2 -25 -2 7.29 4.28 2 2 6 2 25%
25 Walt Streuli 18 DET 1 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 4.50 1.00 0 0 0 0
Rk Age Tm G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr Rctch RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
26 Joe Tipton 32 WSH 52 51 41 435.1 252 220 30 2 6 .992 -1 -3 -1 5.17 4.81 5 10 18 16 47%
27 Gus Triandos 23 NYY 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0
28 Sammy White 26 BOS 133 124 114 1112.2 773 677 80 16 11 .979 -6 -6 -6 6.12 5.69 11 16 47 32 41%
29 Del Wilber 35 BOS 18 16 7 126.1 60 49 8 3 2 .950 -1 -9 -1 4.06 3.17 1 4 5 4 44%
30 Red Wilson 25 TOT 61 56 46 494.0 318 289 28 1 8 .997 1 2 1 5.78 5.20 1 7 9 13 59%
31 Red Wilson 25 CHW 8 6 4 54.0 47 44 3 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 7.83 5.88 0 2 0 2 100%
32 Red Wilson 25 DET 53 50 42 440.0 271 245 25 1 7 .996 1 3 1 5.52 5.09 1 5 9 11 55%
LgAvg 18 16 14 142 86 76 8 1 1 .985 0 0 0 5.34 4.71 1 2 5 4 48%

Player Advanced Fielding -- c

Pitching Stats Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Rk Age Tm PA ERA RAvg Fld F2O% XI FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag SO Tot 1B 2B 3B K23 Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 263 n23 GB bFld bF2O%
1 Joe Astroth 31 PHA 2613 5.20 5.74 56 93% 0 1 295 39 2 9 245 40 8 3 0 4 4 0 3 1 0 5 0 1 1 8 88%
2 Matt Batts 32 CHW 1471 3.12 3.48 26 100% 0 0 225 22 0 3 200 19 4 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 100%
3 Matt Batts 32 DET 200 5.23 6.28 3 100% 0 0 24 1 0 1 22 5 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 100%
4 Lou Berberet 24 NYY 56 9.31 9.31 2 100% 0 0 9 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yogi Berra 29 NYY 5250 3.14 3.49 118 98% 0 0 710 100 8 20 581 60 17 1 0 2 8 2 6 0 0 14 0 2 5 17 100%
6 Clint Courtney 27 BAL 4032 3.85 4.29 78 92% 0 1 532 57 1 17 455 53 10 0 3 2 6 0 3 3 1 9 0 0 1 9 78%
7 Ed Fitz Gerald 30 WSH 3767 3.56 4.14 69 87% 0 2 397 50 2 7 337 38 10 0 1 4 12 0 4 8 0 5 0 0 0 8 63%
8 Joe Ginsberg 27 CLE 5 27.00 27.00 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Mickey Grasso 34 CLE 100 3.86 5.14 1 100% 0 0 10 1 1 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Jim Hegan 33 CLE 4573 2.77 3.19 102 100% 0 0 660 96 0 13 551 48 4 0 1 7 4 0 0 4 0 9 0 0 1 5 100%
11 Frank House 24 DET 3781 3.99 4.46 82 100% 0 0 435 69 1 14 351 55 13 1 0 5 4 1 0 3 0 7 0 1 1 8 100%
12 Steve Korcheck 21 WSH 75 3.18 3.18 1 100% 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Al Lakeman 35 DET 69 2.50 2.50 0 0 0 10 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Sherm Lollar 29 CHW 3022 2.75 3.09 53 96% 0 1 395 38 1 19 336 39 11 1 0 6 3 0 1 2 0 8 0 0 0 8 75%
15 Les Moss 29 BAL 1212 3.52 4.15 24 83% 0 0 160 16 3 2 139 16 6 0 0 0 5 0 2 3 1 4 0 2 2 7 71%
16 Ray Murray 36 BAL 690 4.57 5.10 10 100% 0 0 82 9 4 2 67 9 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 100%
17 Hal Naragon 25 CLE 1189 2.72 3.07 18 100% 0 0 134 17 0 2 115 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 100%
18 Bob Oldis 26 WSH 249 7.27 7.79 4 75% 0 0 30 2 2 0 26 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0%
19 Mickey Owen 38 BOS 768 4.41 4.93 8 100% 1 0 86 7 2 7 70 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 2 1 100%
20 Jim Robertson 26 PHA 1660 4.95 5.50 48 100% 0 0 210 42 0 4 164 17 6 0 1 0 4 0 0 4 0 6 0 0 3 3 100%
21 Carl Sawatski 26 CHW 1051 4.03 4.21 19 95% 0 1 133 17 1 2 113 14 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0%
22 Billy Shantz 26 PHA 1816 5.28 5.83 37 97% 0 1 171 31 1 6 133 28 4 1 0 1 5 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 67%
23 Charlie Silvera 29 NYY 429 4.74 5.97 15 93% 0 1 72 12 2 4 53 5 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 50%
24 Walt Streuli 18 DET 8 0.00 13.50 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Joe Tipton 32 WSH 1905 4.01 4.65 30 97% 0 1 221 25 3 6 187 31 5 1 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 6 0 2 3 3 67%
Pitching Stats Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Rk Age Tm PA ERA RAvg Fld F2O% XI FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag SO Tot 1B 2B 3B K23 Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 263 n23 GB bFld bF2O%
26 Gus Triandos 23 NYY 8 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Sammy White 26 BOS 4889 4.10 4.78 99 96% 0 2 681 72 11 16 582 79 21 0 3 12 16 2 2 12 0 11 0 4 4 14 86%
28 Del Wilber 35 BOS 538 2.64 2.99 8 75% 0 0 48 3 0 1 43 8 2 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 100%
29 Red Wilson 25 DET 1887 3.38 3.89 36 100% 0 0 246 26 1 5 214 25 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 7 100%
30 Red Wilson 25 CHW 233 2.33 3.17 3 100% 0 0 44 3 0 1 40 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 100%
LgAvg 660 3.72 4.21 13 96% 0 0 84 11 1 2 70 9 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 85%

Player Advanced Fielding -- C Baserunning

Rk Age Tm PB WP SBO SB CS CSctch CS% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS RBA RK SBlev CSlev
1 Joe Astroth 31 PHA 4 19 1085 23 16 16 41% 21 12 2 3 0 1 5 0 66 22 0.99 0.90
2 Matt Batts 32 DET 0 0 80 1 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1.09 0.59
3 Matt Batts 32 CHW 1 4 566 16 8 8 33% 13 7 2 1 1 0 1 0 24 11 1.24 0.80
4 Lou Berberet 24 NYY 0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yogi Berra 29 NYY 5 20 2019 28 35 34 56% 26 30 0 4 2 1 1 0 64 41 1.24 1.27
6 Clint Courtney 27 BAL 9 11 1574 36 37 35 51% 34 31 2 3 0 3 2 0 63 44 1.27 1.17
7 Ed Fitz Gerald 30 WSH 3 14 1495 26 20 20 43% 23 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 63 22 1.11 1.09
8 Joe Ginsberg 27 CLE 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Mickey Grasso 34 CLE 1 2 40 2 1 1 33% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 1.47 0.79
10 Jim Hegan 33 CLE 3 11 1665 27 28 28 51% 24 26 3 1 0 1 4 0 49 35 1.39 1.29
11 Frank House 24 DET 4 9 1451 23 32 32 58% 22 27 0 5 1 0 3 1 48 35 1.49 1.17
12 Steve Korcheck 21 WSH 0 0 32 3 0 0 0% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.84
13 Al Lakeman 35 DET 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Sherm Lollar 29 CHW 3 10 1115 10 21 20 68% 10 16 0 3 0 2 0 0 31 24 1.57 1.35
15 Les Moss 29 BAL 2 5 454 10 8 8 44% 9 7 1 1 0 0 2 0 23 13 1.09 1.47
16 Ray Murray 36 BAL 1 4 277 9 7 6 44% 9 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 15 8 0.88 1.03
17 Hal Naragon 25 CLE 2 2 468 14 11 11 44% 12 9 1 2 1 0 1 1 22 13 1.31 1.25
18 Bob Oldis 26 WSH 0 1 101 4 0 0 0% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.53
19 Mickey Owen 38 BOS 1 3 308 5 5 5 50% 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 9 1.58 0.79
20 Jim Robertson 26 PHA 2 15 693 18 7 6 28% 16 7 2 0 0 0 2 0 46 9 1.27 0.61
21 Carl Sawatski 26 CHW 0 7 405 7 10 10 59% 7 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 18 12 1.46 1.36
22 Billy Shantz 26 PHA 5 7 724 7 18 18 72% 6 15 1 3 0 0 4 0 33 26 0.57 0.93
23 Charlie Silvera 29 NYY 2 2 164 6 2 2 25% 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 3 0.46 0.03
24 Walt Streuli 18 DET 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Joe Tipton 32 WSH 5 10 810 18 16 16 47% 13 14 3 2 2 0 1 0 40 21 1.56 1.11
Rk Age Tm PB WP SBO SB CS CSctch CS% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS RBA RK SBlev CSlev
26 Gus Triandos 23 NYY 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Sammy White 26 BOS 11 16 1943 47 32 32 41% 42 27 4 5 1 0 5 0 107 38 1.33 1.12
28 Del Wilber 35 BOS 1 4 223 5 4 4 44% 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 14 5 1.30 1.41
29 Red Wilson 25 DET 1 5 737 9 11 11 55% 8 8 1 3 0 0 2 0 20 13 1.05 1.36
30 Red Wilson 25 CHW 0 2 91 0 2 2 100% 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.38
LgAvg 1 3 258 5 5 5 48% 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 11 6 1.24 1.15


1953 AL  / 1955 AL  / 1954 NL  / 1954 MLB  Catcher