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1954 Louisville Colonels

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 American Association
Overall: 85-68
Scored 705 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-67

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Pinky Higgins
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Parkway Field  (Louisville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Robert Broome*3113256446471126148198609143.272.389.459.84821311135
2Don Buddin2014859050168123278116216587.246.335.397.7321997789
3Thomas Casagrande*24355549591105039.
4Al Curtis241732313100103017.323.344.387.731121000
5Pete Daley241154113783710417896222535.275.319.434.75216411062
6Louis Damman*26106362311458111383504926.260.360.392.7521225011
7Ike Delock2431866879002110819.
8Larry DiPippo*246111.091
9Jim Ehrler24131111000000002.
10Ben Flowers2732676371012060223.
11Paul Foytack239155.333
12Hersh Freeman25391613220000023.
13Vincent Furfaro23110000.000.0000
14Dick Gernert25207862610110701517.161.321.210.530132001
15Tom Herrin24181716220101006.
16Stan Hollmig28122824252104035.208.286.375.66190001
17Ray Holton284012611214369011311012.321.379.429.808487121
18Edward Irons267101.100
19Russ Kemmerer231439352510030114.
20Bill Kennedy*332451405600140614.
21Marty Keough*2014766660310217623171157154776.292.348.441.7892666754
22Frank Malzone2414860255978151248116323768.270.314.401.71522411033
23Gus Niarhos33174535041003073.
24Pete Pavlick281342353163004064.457.537.5431.079192010
25Albie Pearson*19220000.000.0000
26Herbert Rossman25398978819200111810.244.318.269.587213111
27Connie Ryan346624320427436222243343.211.320.289.609599123
28Bob Smith262386000000001.
29Gene Stephens*21131508451821291710124625153.286.360.448.8082025231
30George Susce2224655751030041517.
31George Uhaze25510000.000.0000
32Al Van Alstyne268223420438574322412335.279.355.358.713731232
33Bill Werle*3314393451212070310.353.421.500.921171110
34Arthur West24370000.000.0000
35Duane Wilson*20220000.000.0000
36Norm Zauchin241456165327615427111811826984.289.366.483.849257122112
36 Players24.61545757503070513181968710866532578740.262.338.400.7382012106287249
* - 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
1Thomas Casagrande*2462.7503.4317114084.0704132646564011.3817.
2Al Curtis2435.3753.6017143290.0874436644710031.4568.
3Ike Delock241710.6303.293131186219.0217898016471082131.2058.
4Jim Ehrler2402.0006.231310039.0433327819130021.5909.
5Ben Flowers271112.4783.573222122179.018789711549972011.3189.
6Paul Foytack2313.2508
7Hersh Freeman2575.5832.223900069.0712417122421031.3489.
8Tom Herrin2434.4292.881641050.0502316323230001.4609.
9Russ Kemmerer2356.4552.08141471104.0903424644551021.2887.
10Bill Kennedy*3396.6004.08241661128.012661581344941011.3288.
11Bob Smith*2612.3333.792300038.0342316127284001.6058.
12George Susce22146.7003.102418102157.013957541443743001.1598.
13George Uhaze2501.0005
14Bill Werle*3374.6363.9914146097.0103484398582001.1449.
15Duane Wilson*20101.0002
15 Players25.78568.556154154615
* - 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


Pete Daley1125596859.9925.6011
Ray Holton371991423.9915.762
Gus Niarhos17615001.0003.880


Norm Zauchin1271097576100.9959.09
Dick Gernert171367216.9868.41


Louis Damman881842281755.9604.68
Connie Ryan54131148435.9865.17
Herbert Rossman111717051.0003.09
Pete Pavlick10261727.9564.30


Frank Malzone1371072512318.9402.61
Herbert Rossman13161613.9702.46


Don Buddin1462364585198.9324.75


Marty Keough1463651184.9792.58
Robert Broome1312507103.9631.96
Gene Stephens1242331463.9761.99
Al Van Alstyne70134530.9791.99
Norm Zauchin17310001.0001.82


Hersh Freeman3959021.0000.36
Ben Flowers321539001.0001.69
Ike Delock3183415.9771.35
Bill Kennedy24331021.0001.42
George Susce24142123.9461.46
Bob Smith231610.8750.30
Thomas Casagrande174820.8570.71
Al Curtis1756001.0000.65
Tom Herrin1646011.0000.63
Russ Kemmerer1431820.9131.50
Bill Werle14422031.0001.86
Jim Ehrler1308011.0000.62
Paul Foytack80.00
George Uhaze50.00
Duane Wilson20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Robert Broome31LL6' 0.0"190Oct 27, 1922
Don Buddin20RR5' 11.0"178May 5, 1934Turbeville, SC, US
Thomas Casagrande24LL6' 2.0"2101930
Al Curtis24RR6' 2.0"195Mar 16, 1930Gaffney, SC, US
Pete Daley24RR6' 0.0"195Jan 14, 1930Grass Valley, CA, US
Louis Damman26LL5' 8.0"1551928
Ike Delock24RR5' 11.0"175Nov 11, 1929Highland Park, MI, US
Larry DiPippo24LL5' 11.0"175May 24, 1930Brooklyn, NY, US
Jim Ehrler24RR6' 2.0"185Oct 4, 1929San Antonio, TX, US
Ben Flowers27RR6' 4.0"195Jun 15, 1927Wilson, NC, US
Paul Foytack23RR5' 11.0"175Nov 16, 1930Scranton, PA, US
Hersh Freeman25RR6' 3.0"220Jul 1, 1928Gadsden, AL, US
Vincent Furfaro23R5' 9.0"1781931
Dick Gernert25RR6' 3.0"209Sep 28, 1928Reading, PA, US
Tom Herrin24RR6' 3.0"190Sep 12, 1929Shreveport, LA, US
Stan Hollmig28RR6' 2.0"190Jan 2, 1926Fredericksburg, TX, US
Ray Holton28RR5' 10.0"190Dec 28, 1925
Edward Irons26R6' 0.0"210May 3, 1928West Haven, CT, US
Russ Kemmerer23RR6' 2.0"198Nov 1, 1930Pittsburgh, PA, US
Bill Kennedy33LL6' 2.0"195Mar 14, 1921Carnesville, GA, US
Marty Keough20LL6' 0.0"180Apr 14, 1934Oakland, CA, US
Frank Malzone24RR5' 10.0"180Feb 28, 1930Bronx, NY, US
Gus Niarhos33RR6' 0.0"160Dec 6, 1920Birmingham, AL, US
Pete Pavlick28RR5' 10.0"180Jan 16, 1926Bayonne, NJ, US
Albie Pearson19LL5' 5.0"140Sep 12, 1934Alhambra, CA, US
Herbert Rossman25R5' 9.0"176Mar 25, 1929
Connie Ryan34RR5' 11.0"175Feb 27, 1920New Orleans, LA, US
Bob Smith26RL6' 0.0"185May 13, 1928Clarence, MO, US
Gene Stephens21LR6' 3.0"175Jan 20, 1933Gravette, AR, US
George Susce22RR6' 1.0"180Sep 13, 1931Pittsburgh, PA, US
George Uhaze25RR5' 11.0"1701929
Al Van Alstyne26RR6' 1.0"190Jul 6, 1927Birmingham, AL, US
Bill Werle33LL6' 2.0"182Dec 21, 1920Oakland, CA, US
Arthur West24R6' 0.0"1601930
Duane Wilson20LL6' 1.0"185Jun 29, 1934Wichita, KS, US
Norm Zauchin24RR6' 4.0"220Nov 17, 1929Royal Oak, MI, US

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