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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
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 Robert Broome* 31 132 564 464 71 126 14 8 19 86 0 91 43 .272 .389 .459 .848 213 11 1 3 5
2 Don Buddin 20 148 590 501 68 123 27 8 11 62 1 65 87 .246 .335 .397 .732 199 7 7 8 9
3 Thomas Casagrande* 24 35 55 49 5 9 1 1 0 5 0 3 9 .184 .222 .245 .467 12 0 0 1 2
4 Al Curtis 24 17 32 31 3 10 0 1 0 3 0 1 7 .323 .344 .387 .731 12 1 0 0 0
5 Pete Daley 24 115 411 378 37 104 17 8 9 62 2 25 35 .275 .319 .434 .752 164 11 0 6 2
6 Louis Damman* 26 106 362 311 45 81 11 3 8 35 0 49 26 .260 .360 .392 .752 122 5 0 1 1
7 Ike Delock 24 31 86 68 7 9 0 0 2 11 0 8 19 .132 .221 .221 .441 15 0 0 9 1
8 Larry DiPippo* 24 6 11 1 .091
9 Jim Ehrler 24 13 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
10 Ben Flowers 27 32 67 63 7 10 1 2 0 6 0 2 23 .159 .185 .238 .423 15 1 0 2 0
11 Paul Foytack 23 9 15 5 .333
12 Hersh Freeman 25 39 16 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .154 .267 .154 .421 2 0 0 1 0
13 Vincent Furfaro 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Dick Gernert 25 20 78 62 6 10 1 1 0 7 0 15 17 .161 .321 .210 .530 13 2 0 0 1
15 Tom Herrin 24 18 17 16 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 6 .125 .125 .250 .375 4 0 0 1 0
16 Stan Hollmig 28 12 28 24 2 5 2 1 0 4 0 3 5 .208 .286 .375 .661 9 0 0 0 1
17 Ray Holton 28 40 126 112 14 36 9 0 1 13 1 10 12 .321 .379 .429 .808 48 7 1 2 1
18 Edward Irons 26 7 10 1 .100
19 Russ Kemmerer 22 14 39 35 2 5 1 0 0 3 0 1 14 .143 .167 .171 .338 6 1 0 3 0
20 Bill Kennedy* 33 24 51 40 5 6 0 0 1 4 0 6 14 .150 .261 .225 .486 9 0 0 5 0
21 Marty Keough* 20 147 666 603 102 176 23 17 11 57 15 47 76 .292 .348 .441 .789 266 6 7 5 4
22 Frank Malzone 24 148 602 559 78 151 24 8 11 63 2 37 68 .270 .314 .401 .715 224 11 0 3 3
23 Gus Niarhos 33 17 45 35 0 4 1 0 0 3 0 7 3 .114 .279 .143 .422 5 5 1 2 0
24 Pete Pavlick 28 13 42 35 3 16 3 0 0 4 0 6 4 .457 .537 .543 1.079 19 2 0 1 0
25 Albie Pearson* 19 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Herbert Rossman 25 39 89 78 8 19 2 0 0 11 1 8 10 .244 .318 .269 .587 21 3 1 1 1
27 Connie Ryan 34 66 243 204 27 43 6 2 2 22 4 33 43 .211 .320 .289 .609 59 9 1 2 3
28 Bob Smith 26 23 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 2 0 2 0
29 Gene Stephens* 21 131 508 451 82 129 17 10 12 46 2 51 53 .286 .360 .448 .808 202 5 2 3 1
30 George Susce 22 24 65 57 5 10 3 0 0 4 1 5 17 .175 .242 .228 .470 13 2 0 3 0
31 George Uhaze 25 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Al Van Alstyne 26 82 234 204 38 57 4 3 2 24 1 23 35 .279 .355 .358 .713 73 1 2 3 2
33 Bill Werle* 33 14 39 34 5 12 1 2 0 7 0 3 10 .353 .421 .500 .921 17 1 1 1 0
34 Arthur West 24 3 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
35 Duane Wilson* 20 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Norm Zauchin 24 145 616 532 76 154 27 11 18 118 2 69 84 .289 .366 .483 .849 257 12 2 1 12
36 Players 24.5 154 5757 5030 705 1318 196 87 108 665 32 578 740 .262 .338 .400 .738 2012 106 28 72 49
* - 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 Thomas Casagrande* 24 6 2 .750 3.43 17 11 4 0 84.0 70 41 32 6 46 56 4 0 1 1.381 7.5 0.6 4.9 6.0 1.22
2 Al Curtis 24 3 5 .375 3.60 17 14 3 2 90.0 87 44 36 6 44 71 0 0 3 1.456 8.7 0.6 4.4 7.1 1.61
3 Ike Delock 24 17 10 .630 3.29 31 31 18 6 219.0 217 89 80 16 47 108 2 1 3 1.205 8.9 0.7 1.9 4.4 2.30
4 Jim Ehrler 24 0 2 .000 6.23 13 1 0 0 39.0 43 33 27 8 19 13 0 0 2 1.590 9.9 1.8 4.4 3.0 0.68
5 Ben Flowers 27 11 12 .478 3.57 32 22 12 2 179.0 187 89 71 15 49 97 2 0 1 1.318 9.4 0.8 2.5 4.9 1.98
6 Paul Foytack 23 1 3 .250 8
7 Hersh Freeman 25 7 5 .583 2.22 39 0 0 0 69.0 71 24 17 1 22 42 1 0 3 1.348 9.3 0.1 2.9 5.5 1.91
8 Tom Herrin 24 3 4 .429 2.88 16 4 1 0 50.0 50 23 16 3 23 23 0 0 0 1.460 9.0 0.5 4.1 4.1 1.00
9 Russ Kemmerer 22 5 6 .455 2.08 14 14 7 1 104.0 90 34 24 6 44 55 1 0 2 1.288 7.8 0.5 3.8 4.8 1.25
10 Bill Kennedy* 33 9 6 .600 4.08 24 16 6 1 128.0 126 61 58 13 44 94 1 0 1 1.328 8.9 0.9 3.1 6.6 2.14
11 Bob Smith* 26 1 2 .333 3.79 23 0 0 0 38.0 34 23 16 1 27 28 4 0 0 1.605 8.1 0.2 6.4 6.6 1.04
12 George Susce 22 14 6 .700 3.10 24 18 10 2 157.0 139 57 54 14 43 74 3 0 0 1.159 8.0 0.8 2.5 4.2 1.72
13 George Uhaze 25 0 1 .000 5
14 Bill Werle* 33 7 4 .636 3.99 14 14 6 0 97.0 103 48 43 9 8 58 2 0 0 1.144 9.6 0.8 0.7 5.4 7.25
15 Duane Wilson* 20 1 0 1.000 2
15 Players 25.7 85 68 .556 154 154 615
* - 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
Pete Daley 112 559 68 5 9 .992 5.60 11
Ray Holton 37 199 14 2 3 .991 5.76 2
Gus Niarhos 17 61 5 0 0 1.000 3.88 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Norm Zauchin 127 1097 57 6 100 .995 9.09
Dick Gernert 17 136 7 2 16 .986 8.41

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Louis Damman 88 184 228 17 55 .960 4.68
Connie Ryan 54 131 148 4 35 .986 5.17
Herbert Rossman 11 17 17 0 5 1.000 3.09
Pete Pavlick 10 26 17 2 7 .956 4.30

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Malzone 137 107 251 23 18 .940 2.61
Herbert Rossman 13 16 16 1 3 .970 2.46

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Buddin 146 236 458 51 98 .932 4.75

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marty Keough 146 365 11 8 4 .979 2.58
Robert Broome 131 250 7 10 3 .963 1.96
Gene Stephens 124 233 14 6 3 .976 1.99
Al Van Alstyne 70 134 5 3 0 .979 1.99
Norm Zauchin 17 31 0 0 0 1.000 1.82

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hersh Freeman 39 5 9 0 2 1.000 0.36
Ben Flowers 32 15 39 0 0 1.000 1.69
Ike Delock 31 8 34 1 5 .977 1.35
Bill Kennedy 24 3 31 0 2 1.000 1.42
George Susce 24 14 21 2 3 .946 1.46
Bob Smith 23 1 6 1 0 .875 0.30
Thomas Casagrande 17 4 8 2 0 .857 0.71
Al Curtis 17 5 6 0 0 1.000 0.65
Tom Herrin 16 4 6 0 1 1.000 0.63
Russ Kemmerer 14 3 18 2 0 .913 1.50
Bill Werle 14 4 22 0 3 1.000 1.86
Jim Ehrler 13 0 8 0 1 1.000 0.62
Paul Foytack 8 0.00
George Uhaze 5 0.00
Duane Wilson 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Broome 31 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 27, 1922
Don Buddin 20 R R 5' 11.0" 178 May 5, 1934 Turbeville, SC, US
Thomas Casagrande 24 L L 6' 2.0" 210 1930
Al Curtis 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 16, 1930 Gaffney, CA, US
Pete Daley 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 14, 1930 Grass Valley, CA, US
Louis Damman 26 L L 5' 8.0" 155 1928
Ike Delock 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 11, 1929 Highland Park, MI, US
Larry DiPippo 24 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 24, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Jim Ehrler 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 4, 1929 San Antonio, TX, US
Ben Flowers 27 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jun 15, 1927 Wilson, NC, US
Paul Foytack 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 16, 1930 Scranton, PA, US
Hersh Freeman 25 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jul 1, 1928 Gadsden, AL, US
Vincent Furfaro 23 R 5' 9.0" 178 1931
Dick Gernert 25 R R 6' 3.0" 209 Sep 28, 1928 Reading, PA, US
Tom Herrin 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 12, 1929 Shreveport, LA, US
Stan Hollmig 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 2, 1926 Fredericksburg, TX, US
Ray Holton 28 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Dec 28, 1925
Edward Irons 26 R 6' 0.0" 210 May 3, 1928 West Haven, CT, US
Russ Kemmerer 22 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Nov 1, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Bill Kennedy 33 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 14, 1921 Carnesville, GA, US
Marty Keough 20 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 14, 1934 Oakland, CA, US
Frank Malzone 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 28, 1930 Bronx, NY, US
Gus Niarhos 33 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Dec 6, 1920 Birmingham, AL, US
Pete Pavlick 28 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 16, 1926 Bayonne, NJ, US
Albie Pearson 19 L L 5' 5.0" 140 Sep 12, 1934 Alhambra, CA, US
Herbert Rossman 25 R 5' 9.0" 176 Mar 25, 1929
Connie Ryan 34 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 27, 1920 New Orleans, LA, US
Bob Smith 26 R L 6' 0.0" 185 May 13, 1928 Clarence, MO, US
Gene Stephens 21 L R 6' 3.0" 175 Jan 20, 1933 Gravette, AR, US
George Susce 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 13, 1931 Pittsburgh, PA, US
George Uhaze 25 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1929
Al Van Alstyne 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 6, 1927 Birmingham, AL, US
Bill Werle 33 L L 6' 2.0" 182 Dec 21, 1920 Oakland, CA, US
Arthur West 24 R 6' 0.0" 160 1930
Duane Wilson 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 29, 1934 Wichita, KS, US
Norm Zauchin 24 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Nov 17, 1929 Royal Oak, MI, US

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