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1954 Richmond Virginians

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 International League
Overall: 60-94
Scored 680 runs, Allowed 800 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-88

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Luke Appling
Represented: Richmond, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 James Barbee 21 47 177 158 17 43 4 0 3 15 1 12 40 .272 .333 .354 .688 56 3 3 1
2 Robert Caffery* 25 134 555 452 75 118 13 3 1 26 4 90 43 .261 .385 .310 .695 140 1 12 0
3 Kenneth Chapman 33 75 199 161 26 38 5 1 2 10 0 31 21 .236 .371 .317 .687 51 4 2 1
4 Larry Ciaffone 29 23 95 82 10 19 1 0 1 7 0 8 4 .232 .312 .280 .592 23 2 2 1
5 Jim Dyck 32 111 413 368 58 105 16 5 19 74 2 36 37 .285 .351 .511 .862 188 3 3 3
6 Al Epperly* 36 32 9 9 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 0
7 Frank Fanovich* 31 30 49 43 5 8 1 0 0 2 0 4 7 .186 .250 .209 .459 9 0 1 1
8 Bob Ferris 26 1 1 1 1.000
9 Tommy Fine# 39 43 69 66 9 12 1 1 0 1 0 3 16 .182 .217 .227 .445 15 0 0 0
10 Jim Fridley 29 11 47 41 9 15 1 1 1 10 0 4 6 .366 .435 .512 .947 21 1 1 0
11 Charles Haag 34 38 25 24 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 .125 .160 .167 .327 4 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
12 Bob Habenicht 28 33 77 71 8 13 2 0 0 6 0 1 14 .183 .203 .211 .414 15 1 3 1
13 Ken Heintzelman 38 32 29 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .045 .125 .045 .170 1 0 5 0
14 Stan Hollmig 28 37 100 90 9 19 2 0 2 12 1 9 19 .211 .290 .300 .590 27 1 0 0
15 Roy Jarvis 28 15 22 20 3 5 2 0 2 5 0 2 4 .250 .318 .650 .968 13 0 0 0
16 Darrell Johnson 25 90 330 291 32 76 10 0 6 37 0 34 38 .261 .338 .357 .696 104 1 2 2
17 Eddie Kasko 22 113 421 369 43 88 11 3 0 30 11 43 45 .238 .316 .285 .600 105 1 3 5
18 Monty Kennedy 32 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Russell Kerns 32 127 525 465 71 134 28 8 10 59 0 46 43 .288 .354 .447 .801 208 3 8 3
20 Thomas Lakos 31 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Haig Lavery* 23 12 30 29 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 1 3 .138 .167 .172 .339 5 0 0 0
22 Joe Lutz* 29 72 290 232 44 61 12 3 10 40 0 49 39 .263 .391 .470 .861 109 3 1 5
23 Jackie Mayo* 28 131 483 423 58 105 21 3 8 38 4 52 60 .248 .331 .369 .700 156 1 6 1 Stats for 2 teams
24 Irv Medlinger* 27 31 24 21 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 .143 .217 .143 .360 3 0 1 0
25 Ed Mierkowicz 30 145 588 514 79 154 23 6 11 86 2 64 52 .300 .375 .432 .807 222 1 4 5 Stats for 2 teams
26 Angelo Nardella 25 30 75 65 8 13 0 1 0 3 0 4 20 .200 .257 .231 .488 15 1 5 0
27 Vachel Perkins* 23 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Dee Phillips 35 97 348 313 24 77 6 0 6 40 3 25 44 .246 .300 .323 .623 101 1 5 4
29 Marv Rackley* 32 116 403 349 58 111 12 8 4 38 2 51 23 .318 .402 .433 .835 151 0 0 3
30 Dick Starr 33 6 5 2 .400
31 Martin Tabacheck 32 73 253 222 17 59 4 1 4 28 0 25 14 .266 .344 .347 .691 77 3 0 3
32 Joseph Tesauro* 27 94 313 267 36 71 11 3 1 23 9 41 35 .266 .365 .341 .705 91 1 3 1 Stats for 2 teams
33 Jocko Thompson* 37 32 76 70 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 6 17 .114 .184 .143 .327 10 0 0 0
34 Roy Weatherly* 39 4 8 3 .375
35 Dick Welteroth 26 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Ken Wood 29 137 500 431 51 119 17 3 12 71 4 58 57 .276 .357 .413 .770 178 1 2 8 Stats for 2 teams
37 Clarence Zieser 24 42 33 29 3 5 0 1 0 2 0 2 4 .172 .226 .241 .467 7 0 2 0
37 Players 29.2 155 5898 5130 680 1357 184 48 97 632 31 620 648 .265 .345 .376 .720 1928 32 69 47
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 Al Epperly 36 1 10 .091 32
2 Frank Fanovich* 31 5 10 .333 5.17 30 19 7 1 134.0 131 86 77 8 67 59 7 1 6 1.478 8.8 0.5 4.5 4.0 0.88
3 Bob Ferris 26 0 0 1
4 Tommy Fine 39 11 9 .550 4.12 35 27 11 2 188.0 224 101 86 12 72 42 1 1 1 1.574 10.7 0.6 3.4 2.0 0.58
5 Charles Haag 34 5 2 .714 2.96 38 2 1 0 85.0 75 37 28 5 52 36 1 0 3 1.494 7.9 0.5 5.5 3.8 0.69 Stats for 2 teams
6 Bob Habenicht 28 7 13 .350 4.48 32 27 7 2 199.0 197 113 99 15 101 109 4 0 2 1.497 8.9 0.7 4.6 4.9 1.08
7 Ken Heintzelman* 38 7 7 .500 3.90 32 7 4 0 97.0 115 49 42 7 28 45 0 0 2 1.474 10.7 0.6 2.6 4.2 1.61
8 Monty Kennedy* 32 0 1 .000 4
9 Thomas Lakos 31 0 0 4
10 Irv Medlinger* 27 5 6 .455 4.61 31 5 1 0 82.0 94 50 42 6 34 30 2 0 1 1.561 10.3 0.7 3.7 3.3 0.88
11 Angelo Nardella 25 11 11 .500 3.75 28 27 13 1 199.0 201 91 83 15 92 87 3 0 1 1.472 9.1 0.7 4.2 3.9 0.95
12 Vachel Perkins 23 0 2 .000 5
13 Dick Starr 33 0 2 .000 6
14 Jocko Thompson* 37 8 14 .364 5.00 32 29 10 4 198.0 232 133 110 17 67 112 9 1 6 1.510 10.5 0.8 3.0 5.1 1.67
15 Dick Welteroth 26 0 0 2
16 Clarence Zieser 24 4 9 .308 4.67 42 6 3 0 108.0 120 64 56 9 54 60 2 2 3 1.611 10.0 0.8 4.5 5.0 1.11
16 Players 31.8 60 94 .390 155 155 800
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Darrell Johnson 88 377 54 6 7 .986 4.90 5
Martin Tabacheck 71 284 29 3 8 .991 4.41 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Lutz 67 564 46 8 62 .987 9.10
Jackie Mayo 39 375 25 6 39 .985 10.26 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Caffery 126 277 313 22 78 .964 4.68
Kenneth Chapman 28 63 54 8 14 .936 4.18
Dee Phillips 13 27 36 0 9 1.000 4.85

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russell Kerns 118 112 234 25 32 .933 2.93
Dee Phillips 27 20 47 5 3 .931 2.48
Kenneth Chapman 17 15 26 1 5 .976 2.41

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Kasko 108 234 310 23 67 .959 5.04
Dee Phillips 58 107 191 7 38 .977 5.14

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Wood 129 248 19 5 4 .982 2.07 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Dyck 92 217 10 12 2 .950 2.47
Marv Rackley 90 155 12 5 3 .971 1.86
Ed Mierkowicz 83 152 2 8 0 .951 1.86 Stats for 2 teams
Joseph Tesauro 75 144 4 8 1 .949 1.97 Stats for 2 teams
James Barbee 45 58 6 3 0 .955 1.42
Larry Ciaffone 22 38 1 2 0 .951 1.77
Stan Hollmig 20 38 2 4 0 .909 2.00
Jim Fridley 11 22 1 0 0 1.000 2.09

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clarence Zieser 42 4 26 4 2 .882 0.71
Charles Haag 38 5 14 1 0 .950 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
Tommy Fine 35 11 50 2 4 .968 1.74
Al Epperly 32 3 11 0 0 1.000 0.44
Bob Habenicht 32 11 29 3 2 .930 1.25
Ken Heintzelman 32 2 20 1 1 .957 0.69
Jocko Thompson 32 12 31 2 4 .956 1.34
Irv Medlinger 31 3 16 2 0 .905 0.61
Frank Fanovich 30 9 24 2 0 .943 1.10
Angelo Nardella 28 18 44 1 5 .984 2.21
Dick Starr 6 0.00
Vachel Perkins 5 0.00
Monty Kennedy 4 0.00
Thomas Lakos 4 0.00
Dick Welteroth 2 0.00
Bob Ferris 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Barbee 21 R 5' 11.0" 190 1933
Robert Caffery 25 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1929
Kenneth Chapman 33 R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 26, 1921
Larry Ciaffone 29 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Aug 17, 1924 Brooklyn, NY, US
Jim Dyck 32 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 3, 1922 Omaha, NE, US
Al Epperly 36 L R 6' 2.0" 194 May 7, 1918 Glidden, IA, US
Frank Fanovich 31 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 11, 1923 New York, NY, US
Bob Ferris 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 May 11, 1928 Armonk, NY, US
Tommy Fine 39 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 10, 1914 Cleburne, TX, US
Jim Fridley 29 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 6, 1924 Phillippi, WV, US
Charles Haag 34 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 7, 1919
Bob Habenicht 28 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 13, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Ken Heintzelman 38 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 14, 1915 Peruque, MO, US
Stan Hollmig 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 2, 1926 Fredericksburg, TX, US
Roy Jarvis 28 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 7, 1926 Shawnee, OK, US
Darrell Johnson 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 25, 1928 Horace, NE, US
Eddie Kasko 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 27, 1932 Linden, NJ, US
Monty Kennedy 32 R L 6' 2.0" 185 May 11, 1922 Amelia, VA, US
Russell Kerns 32 R 6' 0.0" 180 May 23, 1922 Chicago, IL, US
Thomas Lakos 31 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 22, 1923
Haig Lavery 23 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 10, 1931 Toronto, ON, CA
Joe Lutz 29 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 18, 1925 Keokuk, IA, US
Jackie Mayo 28 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 26, 1925 Litchfield, IL, US
Irv Medlinger 27 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 18, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Ed Mierkowicz 30 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Mar 6, 1924 Wyandotte, MI, US
Angelo Nardella 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 24, 1928 Bath, PA, US
Vachel Perkins 23 L R 6' 2.0" 200 1931
Dee Phillips 35 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Jun 8, 1919 Corsicana, TX, US
Marv Rackley 32 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 25, 1921 Seneca, SC, US
Dick Starr 33 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 2, 1921 Kittanning, PA, US
Martin Tabacheck 32 R 5' 10.0" 175 1922
Joseph Tesauro 27 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1927
Jocko Thompson 37 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 17, 1917 Beverly, MA, US
Roy Weatherly 39 L R 5' 6.0" 170 Feb 25, 1915 Warren, TX, US
Dick Welteroth 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 3, 1927 Williamsport, PA, US
Ken Wood 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 1, 1924 Lincolnton, NC, US
Clarence Zieser 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 21, 1929 Belle Plaine, IA, US

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