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1954 Allentown Cardinals

1954 > Class A > 1954 Eastern League
Overall: 66-74
Scored 541 runs, Allowed 616 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-78

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Harold Olt and Fred Dorman
Represented: Allentown, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 Cecil Barton# 21 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Theodore Beck 28 37 36 36 2 7 2 0 1 4 0 0 2 .194 .194 .333 .528 12 0 0 0
3 Harry Brightman? -- 5 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
4 Douglas Clark 26 29 87 78 3 17 2 0 0 10 0 3 16 .218 .247 .244 .491 19 0 6 0
5 Stanley Derry* 19 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Sherwin Dixon? 23 129 571 489 79 125 22 6 4 27 31 70 60 .256 .352 .350 .701 171 3 8 1
7 Paul Donovan 25 89 353 320 30 84 11 3 1 33 3 20 33 .263 .303 .325 .628 104 1 6 6
8 Pete Ethier 23 16 41 34 3 6 2 0 0 2 0 6 7 .176 .300 .235 .535 8 0 1 0
9 Joe Ford 23 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Harry Fredericks 25 5 11 2 .182
11 Donald Green* 22 18 19 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 .071 .235 .071 .307 1 0 2 0
12 Bobby Harrison 27 14 23 23 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 .174 .174 .217 .391 5 0 0 0
13 Robert Heins? 21 8 16 1 .063
14 Dutch Hengeveld 25 3 6 2 .333
15 Robert Hoch* 29 19 41 38 4 6 2 1 0 5 0 3 8 .158 .220 .263 .483 10 0 0 0
16 William Hopkins 24 25 99 86 14 25 4 1 2 12 2 10 12 .291 .371 .430 .801 37 1 2 0
17 John Huesman 25 138 595 482 78 97 13 3 2 28 35 99 73 .201 .338 .253 .591 122 1 12 1
18 Jake Jenkins 25 82 311 273 32 75 6 10 4 32 1 27 37 .275 .358 .414 .772 113 9 1 1
19 Steve Karas 25 30 117 106 9 26 4 1 5 21 1 8 29 .245 .299 .443 .743 47 1 0 2
20 John Knight* 24 16 30 27 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 .074 .138 .074 .212 2 0 1 0
21 Fred Koenig 33 136 557 484 68 139 28 4 11 83 4 54 94 .287 .374 .430 .803 208 14 3 2
22 Bob Mabe 24 30 72 67 3 10 0 0 0 2 0 2 29 .149 .171 .149 .321 10 0 2 1
23 David Manier 23 23 17 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 0 0
24 Heaford McKinney* 25 16 61 46 5 8 1 0 0 3 0 14 14 .174 .367 .196 .562 9 0 1 0
25 Jerry Mertz 27 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Chester Morgan* 22 98 365 320 31 63 12 2 6 34 3 36 69 .197 .283 .303 .586 97 3 5 1
27 Harold Olt* 34 8 5 1 .200
28 Ron Plaza* 19 137 571 485 58 126 19 11 6 67 5 74 83 .260 .357 .381 .738 185 1 8 3
29 Bobby Powledge* 24 10 40 33 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 6 2 .091 .231 .091 .322 3 0 1 0
30 Robert Rauber 22 16 28 27 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .148 .179 .148 .327 4 0 0 0
31 Arnold Riesgo 31 18 60 52 4 12 2 0 0 7 1 7 10 .231 .317 .269 .586 14 0 0 1
32 Octavio Rubert 29 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Ray Sanders 26 14 50 46 6 10 1 1 0 2 0 4 14 .217 .280 .283 .563 13 0 0 0
34 George Schachle* 24 95 342 301 37 69 5 5 5 36 10 30 31 .229 .305 .329 .634 99 4 4 3
35 Leverette Spencer 24 9 3 1 .333
36 Richard Stanton 23 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
37 Ronald Unke 23 13 22 20 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 .150 .190 .200 .390 4 0 1 0
38 Ted Wieand 21 27 52 50 2 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 16 .140 .157 .160 .317 8 1 1 0
39 Bill Wilhelm 25 14 50 45 2 5 0 0 0 4 0 5 8 .111 .200 .111 .311 5 0 0 0
40 John Zeleznock 21 2 2 1 .500
41 Robert Zuccarini 21 124 471 398 51 100 24 5 5 43 7 67 99 .251 .361 .374 .735 149 3 0 3
41 Players 24.4 140 5094 4458 541 1044 165 53 52 464 101 547 805 .234 .317 .330 .647 1471 70 19
* - 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 Cecil Barton* 21 0 0 1
2 Theodore Beck 28 2 3 .400 1.98 29 0 0 0 59.0 36 15 13 4 34 45 1 0 1 1.186 5.5 0.6 5.2 6.9 1.32
3 Harry Brightman? -- 0 4 .000 5
4 Douglas Clark 26 14 11 .560 2.99 29 26 18 3 211.0 205 82 70 8 58 92 2 0 1 1.246 8.7 0.3 2.5 3.9 1.59
5 Joe Ford 23 1 2 .333 3
6 Donald Green* 22 3 3 .500 4.26 15 5 2 0 57.0 59 32 27 2 22 21 0 0 4 1.421 9.3 0.3 3.5 3.3 0.95
7 Bobby Harrison 27 3 4 .429 4.82 12 6 0 0 56.0 62 38 30 5 22 24 1 1 1 1.500 10.0 0.8 3.5 3.9 1.09
8 Robert Heins? 21 2 3 .400 8
9 Dutch Hengeveld 25 0 2 .000 3
10 Robert Hoch* 29 6 4 .600 2.59 12 10 7 1 87.0 80 30 25 5 22 31 1 0 0 1.172 8.3 0.5 2.3 3.2 1.41
11 Larry Kendig 21 0 0 2
12 John Knight 24 3 5 .375 3.49 16 14 4 0 85.0 70 41 33 5 54 48 4 0 1 1.459 7.4 0.5 5.7 5.1 0.89
13 Bob Mabe 24 12 8 .600 3.51 28 24 14 4 190.0 154 85 74 7 78 135 3 0 2 1.221 7.3 0.3 3.7 6.4 1.73
14 David Manier 23 3 4 .429 4.58 23 2 0 0 53.0 43 34 27 7 37 20 1 0 4 1.509 7.3 1.2 6.3 3.4 0.54
15 Jerry Mertz 27 0 0 2
16 Robert Rauber* 22 4 2 .667 3.76 16 5 2 0 67.0 65 37 28 4 40 33 3 0 2 1.567 8.7 0.5 5.4 4.4 0.83
17 Octavio Rubert 29 0 0 5
18 George Schachle? 24 1 0 1.000 5
19 Leverette Spencer 24 1 2 .333 9
20 Ronald Unke 23 4 3 .571 3.79 13 6 1 0 57.0 56 26 24 4 39 26 1 0 2 1.667 8.8 0.6 6.2 4.1 0.67
21 Ted Wieand 21 7 14 .333 5.55 27 22 6 0 133.0 137 94 82 6 104 86 6 0 6 1.812 9.3 0.4 7.0 5.8 0.83
21 Players 24.3 66 74 .471 140 140 616
* - 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
Jake Jenkins 76 363 50 3 8 .993 5.43 9
Steve Karas 30 165 4 3 1 .983 5.63 3
Arnold Riesgo 17 44 5 4 1 .925 2.88 4
Bill Wilhelm 13 71 7 0 1 1.000 6.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Koenig 136 1193 78 20 124 .985 9.35

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Huesman 130 325 376 18 90 .975 5.39

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Plaza 134 119 282 26 31 .939 2.99

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sherwin Dixon 129 213 406 29 88 .955 4.80

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Zuccarini 117 190 9 9 4 .957 1.70
Chester Morgan 91 191 11 8 3 .962 2.22
Paul Donovan 86 230 6 7 0 .971 2.74
George Schachle 80 151 9 1 2 .994 2.00
William Hopkins 25 73 6 2 1 .975 3.16
Heaford McKinney 14 33 0 1 0 .971 2.36

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Theodore Beck 29 2 9 1 1 .917 0.38
Douglas Clark 29 9 48 2 3 .966 1.97
Bob Mabe 28 5 21 2 1 .929 0.93
Ted Wieand 27 1 20 7 1 .750 0.78
David Manier 23 0 9 1 0 .900 0.39
John Knight 16 5 18 0 1 1.000 1.44
Robert Rauber 16 5 15 2 0 .909 1.25
Donald Green 15 4 8 2 1 .857 0.80
Ronald Unke 13 4 8 0 0 1.000 0.92
Bobby Harrison 12 1 7 3 0 .727 0.67
Robert Hoch 12 7 19 0 1 1.000 2.17
Leverette Spencer 9 0.00
Robert Heins 8 0.00
Harry Brightman 5 0.00
Octavio Rubert 5 0.00
George Schachle 5 0.00
Joe Ford 3 0.00
Dutch Hengeveld 3 0.00
Larry Kendig 2 0.00
Jerry Mertz 2 0.00
Cecil Barton 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Cecil Barton 21 S L 6' 3.0" 210 1933
Theodore Beck 28 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1926
Harry Brightman -- Unknown
Douglas Clark 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1928
Stanley Derry 19 L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 17, 1934 Trenton, NJ, US
Sherwin Dixon 23 R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 4, 1930 Lynchburg, VA, US
Paul Donovan 25 R 6' 2.0" 180 1929
Pete Ethier 23 R 5' 9.0" 175 Jul 25, 1930 Spencer, MA, US
Joe Ford 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 6, 1930 Carter, OK, US
Harry Fredericks 25 R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 19, 1929 Detroit, MI, US
Donald Green 22 L L 5' 9.0" 150 Mar 19, 1932 Kansas City, MO, US
Bobby Harrison 27 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1927
Robert Heins 21 6' 6.0" 225 1933
Dutch Hengeveld 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 May 2, 1929 Iredell Country, NC, US
Robert Hoch 29 L L 5' 11.0" 160 1925
William Hopkins 24 R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
John Huesman 25 R 5' 10.0" 170 1929
Jake Jenkins 25 R 5' 11.0" 180 May 9, 1929
Steve Karas 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1929
Larry Kendig 21 R R 6' 3.0" 187 1933
John Knight 24 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1930
Fred Koenig 33 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 27, 1921 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Mabe 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 8, 1929 Danville, VA, US
David Manier 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1931
Heaford McKinney 25 L 6' 0.0" 185 1929
Jerry Mertz 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 11, 1927 Youngwood, PA, US
Chester Morgan 22 L R 6' 3.0" 175 Mar 26, 1932 Skene, MS, US
Harold Olt 34 L R 5' 10.0" 195 Oct 9, 1919
Ron Plaza 19 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 24, 1934
Bobby Powledge 24 L 5' 10.0" 167 1930
Robert Rauber 22 R L 5' 10.0" 170 1932
Arnold Riesgo 31 R 5' 9.0" 190 Mar 4, 1923
Octavio Rubert 29 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 9, 1925 Sancti Spiritus, Sancti Spiritus, CU
Ray Sanders 26 R 5' 11.0" 170 1928
George Schachle 24 L 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 26, 1929 Elk City, OK, US
Leverette Spencer 24 R R 5' 10.0" 210 Feb 5, 1930 Rocky Hill, CT, US
Richard Stanton 23 R 6' 0.0" 172 1931
Ronald Unke 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1931
Ted Wieand 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 4, 1933 Walnutport, PA, US
Bill Wilhelm 25 R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 11, 1929
John Zeleznock 21 R 6' 1.0" 185 1933
Robert Zuccarini 21 R 6' 1.0" 195 1933

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