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1954 Piedmont League

1954 > Class B > League History
Overall: 564 games, 8 teams, approx. 141 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1953 / 1955

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1953 / 1955

League Standings

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Norfolk Tars NYY 87 53 .621 --
Newport News Dodgers BRO 76 63 .547 10.5
York White Roses BAL 72 67 .518 14.5
Portsmouth Merrimacs 71 69 .507 16
Hagerstown Packets WSH 66 74 .471 21
Lynchburg Cardinals STL 63 77 .450 24
Colonial Heights-Petersburg Colts CIN 62 78 .443 25
Lancaster Red Roses PHA 62 78 .443 25
This league's standings, if available, are based on full season team pitching records. Leagues may have have split season and postseason results that are not currently available.

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Colonial Heights-Petersburg Colts CIN 24.8 5.77 142 5464 4637 819 1301 223 55 113 737 87 686 701 .281 .370 .425 .796 1973 96 45
Hagerstown Packets WSH 25.1 5.55 140 5483 4710 777 1290 236 52 91 679 45 652 629 .274 .361 .404 .765 1903 105 16
Lancaster Red Roses PHA 24.5 5.16 140 5443 4644 722 1233 197 83 65 624 62 670 640 .266 .355 .386 .741 1791 81 48
York White Roses BAL 22.0 5.06 142 5464 4647 718 1202 199 54 71 620 198 703 792 .259 .354 .371 .724 1722 80 34
Norfolk Tars NYY 23.7 5.02 141 5325 4486 708 1169 196 38 79 622 91 723 646 .261 .360 .374 .734 1678 72 44
Newport News Dodgers BRO 23.3 4.71 142 5315 4612 669 1194 205 54 81 595 137 581 819 .259 .339 .379 .719 1750 83 39
Lynchburg Cardinals STL 23.8 4.66 141 5441 4653 657 1182 195 56 58 563 105 667 749 .254 .346 .357 .703 1663 97 24
Portsmouth Merrimacs 26.5 4.53 140 5370 4580 634 1171 172 47 82 561 61 663 682 .256 .348 .367 .715 1683 94 33
League Totals 24.2 5.06 1128 43305 36969 5704 9742 1623 439 640 5001 786 5345 5658 .264 .354 .383 .737 14163 708 283

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Norfolk Tars NYY 23.9 4.28 87 53 .621 141 141 604
Newport News Dodgers BRO 23.1 4.44 76 63 .547 142 142 631
Portsmouth Merrimacs 25.4 5.06 71 69 .507 140 140 709
Lancaster Red Roses PHA 23.3 5.06 62 78 .443 140 140 709
Lynchburg Cardinals STL 23.3 5.09 63 77 .450 141 141 718
York White Roses BAL 21.7 5.23 72 67 .518 142 142 743
Hagerstown Packets WSH 24.6 5.51 66 74 .471 140 140 772
Colonial Heights-Petersburg Colts CIN 23.8 5.76 62 78 .443 142 142 818
League Totals 23.7 5.06 559 559 .500 1128 1128 5704

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Portsmouth Merrimacs 140 3600 1487 183 134 .965 11 Pepper Martin and Alex Monchak
Hagerstown Packets WSH 140 3642 1500 207 134 .961 26 Paul Campbell and Zeke Bonura
Norfolk Tars NYY 141 3617 1465 210 119 .960 11 Skeeter Scalzi
Colonial Heights-Petersburg Colts CIN 142 3576 1401 222 120 .957 18 Johnny Vander Meer
Lancaster Red Roses PHA 140 3573 1499 237 124 .955 11 Buddy Walker, Lena Blackburne and Kemp Wicker
Lynchburg Cardinals STL 141 3669 1621 253 147 .954 16 Roland LeBlanc
York White Roses BAL 142 3671 1553 271 118 .951 14 George Staller
Newport News Dodgers BRO 142 3646 1378 261 164 .951 13 George Scherger
League Totals 1128 28994 11904 1844 1060 .957 120