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1954 Ottawa A's

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 International League
Overall: 58-96
Scored 609 runs, Allowed 792 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-95

Affiliation: Philadelphia Athletics-AL
Manager: Taffy Wright and Les Bell
Represented: Ottawa, ON, CA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953

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 Joe Atkins 32 8 13 2 .154
2 Danny Baich 28 2 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Hal Bevan 23 132 535 494 52 148 23 3 1 60 0 32 44 .300 .338 .364 .703 180 0 3 6
4 Charlie Bishop 30 14 33 30 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 3 4 .200 .273 .200 .473 6 0 0 0
5 Alfred Burch 26 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Bob Cain* 29 6 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Art Ditmar 25 19 50 49 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .184 .200 .184 .384 9 0 0 0
8 Luke Easter* 38 66 277 230 49 80 10 0 15 48 1 42 38 .348 .448 .587 1.035 135 2 0 3
9 Fred Gerken# 32 16 47 45 8 9 0 1 2 6 0 2 6 .200 .234 .378 .612 17 0 0 0
10 Tommy Giordano 28 81 321 274 40 61 13 3 6 31 0 40 47 .223 .322 .358 .680 98 2 1 4
11 Vince Gohl* 28 25 38 36 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 10 .111 .135 .111 .246 4 0 1 0
12 Johnny Gray 27 29 36 33 6 5 1 0 0 1 1 3 10 .152 .222 .182 .404 6 0 0 0
13 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
14 John Herman* 25 8 27 8 .296
15 Skeeter Kell 24 40 151 138 9 28 4 1 0 9 0 6 8 .203 .240 .246 .486 34 2 1 4
16 Walt Kellner 25 23 56 54 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 31 .093 .125 .111 .236 6 0 0 0
17 Jack Littrell 25 143 594 524 62 122 27 3 5 50 3 61 88 .233 .312 .324 .636 170 0 7 2
18 Hector Lopez 24 132 520 452 69 143 17 4 8 53 10 53 70 .316 .389 .425 .813 192 3 8 4
19 John Mackinson 30 25 42 37 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 13 .108 .195 .135 .330 5 0 1 0
20 Harry Minor 26 13 39 33 7 9 2 0 0 3 1 6 6 .273 .385 .333 .718 11 0 0 0
21 Rinty Monahan 26 8 5 1 .200
22 Joe Montalvo 28 6 7 2 .286 Stats for 2 teams
23 Vincent Plumbo 30 65 221 183 17 45 11 0 1 18 0 33 19 .246 .368 .322 .691 59 3 1 1
24 Jack Robinson 33 25 27 24 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 .125 .222 .125 .347 3 0 0 0
25 Walter Rogers# 30 22 67 54 6 15 3 0 1 7 1 7 4 .278 .348 .389 .737 21 1 1 4
26 Dutch Romberger 27 18 7 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 0 0 0
27 Jerry Scala* 29 127 496 411 48 118 15 5 1 42 0 69 27 .287 .388 .355 .743 146 0 14 2
28 Jake Spruill 29 67 182 166 13 29 6 2 2 16 1 9 27 .175 .212 .271 .483 45 0 3 4
29 Bill Stewart 26 125 467 406 41 120 14 6 8 55 2 51 57 .296 .376 .419 .795 170 3 4 3
30 Sam Suplizio 22 81 299 272 27 62 7 2 7 20 1 13 46 .228 .268 .346 .614 94 3 8 3
31 Joe Taylor 28 131 531 462 71 149 24 4 23 79 4 58 51 .323 .398 .541 .940 250 3 4 4
32 Bob Trice 27 22 56 47 8 14 2 0 4 10 0 8 10 .298 .400 .596 .996 28 0 1 0
33 Bill Upton 25 19 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 0
34 Ozzie Van Brabant 27 13 20 16 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .250 .368 .250 .618 4 1 1 0
35 Neal Watlington* 31 115 398 349 39 90 13 3 2 30 0 40 21 .258 .338 .330 .667 115 3 4 2
36 Lee Wheat 24 22 59 52 3 6 2 0 0 1 0 5 21 .115 .193 .154 .347 8 0 2 0
37 Taffy Wright* 42 70 166 137 14 37 9 0 2 16 0 24 6 .270 .392 .380 .771 52 4 0 1
37 Players 27.6 156 5833 5102 609 1343 210 37 89 567 26 583 704 .263 .340 .371 .711 1894 32 66 50
* - 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 Charlie Bishop 30 4 4 .500 6.98 14 11 2 0 80.0 103 69 62 8 53 31 1 0 9 1.950 11.6 0.9 6.0 3.5 0.58
2 Alfred Burch 26 0 0 4
3 Bob Cain* 29 1 2 .333 6
4 Art Ditmar 25 6 12 .333 3.56 19 18 10 2 139.0 135 64 55 6 61 66 4 0 5 1.410 8.7 0.4 3.9 4.3 1.08
5 Vince Gohl* 28 5 6 .455 6.18 23 17 3 0 102.0 133 74 70 12 55 21 4 0 0 1.843 11.7 1.1 4.9 1.9 0.38
6 Johnny Gray 27 4 8 .333 4.14 21 13 5 0 100.0 91 65 46 7 67 53 0 0 2 1.580 8.2 0.6 6.0 4.8 0.79
7 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
8 Ed Hrabczak 31 0 1 .000 3
9 Walt Kellner 25 6 12 .333 5.66 23 21 8 0 143.0 160 103 90 18 55 66 5 2 3 1.503 10.1 1.1 3.5 4.2 1.20
10 Jerome Labanz 23 0 0 3
11 John Mackinson 30 6 11 .353 3.61 25 14 8 2 122.0 118 61 49 8 53 46 1 0 7 1.402 8.7 0.6 3.9 3.4 0.87
12 Rinty Monahan 26 0 5 .000 8
13 Michael Munsinger 27 0 0 5
14 Jack Robinson 33 4 3 .571 4.50 25 4 2 0 88.0 86 49 44 9 30 26 1 0 0 1.318 8.8 0.9 3.1 2.7 0.87
15 Dutch Romberger 27 2 1 .667 18
16 Courtney Stempel 23 0 1 .000 5
17 Bob Trice 27 4 8 .333 3.23 13 13 12 0 117.0 113 58 42 12 35 26 1 1 5 1.265 8.7 0.9 2.7 2.0 0.74
18 Bill Upton 25 1 3 .250 19
19 Ozzie Van Brabant 27 3 6 .333 4.85 13 11 3 0 65.0 78 44 35 5 29 22 1 0 3 1.646 10.8 0.7 4.0 3.0 0.76
20 Lee Wheat 24 8 11 .421 3.55 22 20 8 0 152.0 156 73 60 14 42 40 7 2 1 1.303 9.2 0.8 2.5 2.4 0.95
20 Players 27.8 58 96 .377 156 156 792
* - 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
Neal Watlington 105 362 60 6 5 .986 4.02 12
Vincent Plumbo 62 198 34 9 9 .963 3.74 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luke Easter 66 587 48 9 67 .986 9.62
Hal Bevan 38 335 22 10 30 .973 9.39
Jake Spruill 32 304 14 3 22 .991 9.94
Harry Minor 11 78 1 2 4 .975 7.18

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tommy Giordano 77 197 204 13 52 .969 5.21
Skeeter Kell 38 85 105 5 22 .974 5.00
Hal Bevan 37 90 92 3 27 .984 4.92

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hector Lopez 92 116 195 11 25 .966 3.38
Hal Bevan 50 53 81 16 14 .893 2.68
Walter Rogers 13 16 31 1 0 .979 3.62
Jake Spruill 10 8 18 1 1 .963 2.60

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Littrell 143 249 425 41 78 .943 4.71
Hector Lopez 22 29 52 10 15 .890 3.68

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Taylor 130 276 13 8 6 .973 2.22
Jerry Scala 120 229 9 6 1 .975 1.98
Bill Stewart 114 213 10 5 2 .978 1.96
Sam Suplizio 81 252 10 3 3 .989 3.23
Taffy Wright 34 49 3 3 1 .945 1.53

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Haag 38 5 14 1 0 .950 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
John Mackinson 25 12 22 2 0 .944 1.36
Jack Robinson 25 5 12 2 2 .895 0.68
Vince Gohl 23 7 14 1 1 .955 0.91
Walt Kellner 23 6 26 3 1 .914 1.39
Lee Wheat 22 6 22 2 1 .933 1.27
Johnny Gray 21 10 32 5 3 .894 2.00
Art Ditmar 19 9 20 2 0 .935 1.53
Bill Upton 19 1 10 1 0 .917 0.58
Dutch Romberger 18 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.50
Charlie Bishop 14 2 12 2 0 .875 1.00
Bob Trice 13 15 21 1 0 .973 2.77
Ozzie Van Brabant 13 3 9 1 0 .923 0.92
Rinty Monahan 8 0.00
Bob Cain 6 0.00
Michael Munsinger 5 0.00
Courtney Stempel 5 0.00
Alfred Burch 4 0.00
Ed Hrabczak 3 0.00
Jerome Labanz 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joe Atkins 32 R R 6' 1.0" 205 May 9, 1922 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Danny Baich 28 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 25, 1925 Detroit, MI, US
Hal Bevan 23 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Nov 15, 1930 New Orleans, LA, US
Charlie Bishop 30 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 1, 1924 Atlanta, GA, US
Alfred Burch 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1928
Bob Cain 29 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 16, 1924 Longford, KS, US
Art Ditmar 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 3, 1929 Winthrop, MA, US
Luke Easter 38 L R 6' 4.0" 240 Aug 4, 1915 Jonestown, MS, US
Fred Gerken 32 S 6' 0.0" 185 1922
Tommy Giordano 28 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 9, 1925 Newark, NJ, US
Vince Gohl 28 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1926
Johnny Gray 27 R R 6' 4.0" 226 Dec 11, 1926 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Charles Haag 34 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 7, 1919
John Herman 25 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 5, 1929 San Diego, CA, US
Ed Hrabczak 31 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Feb 17, 1923
Skeeter Kell 24 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 11, 1929 Swifton, AR, US
Walt Kellner 25 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 26, 1929 Tucson, AZ, US
Jerome Labanz 23 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 8, 1931
Jack Littrell 25 R R 6' 0.0" 179 Jan 22, 1929 Louisville, KY, US
Hector Lopez 24 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 8, 1929 Colon, Colon, PA
John Mackinson 30 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 29, 1923 Orange, NJ, US
Harry Minor 26 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1928
Rinty Monahan 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 28, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Joe Montalvo 28 R 6' 4.0" 225 Jun 6, 1926 New York, NY, US
Michael Munsinger 27 R R 5' 9.0" 180 1927
Vincent Plumbo 30 R 5' 8.0" 190 Aug 6, 1923 St. Paul, MN, US
Jack Robinson 33 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1921 Orange, NJ, US
Walter Rogers 30 S 5' 11.0" 170 1924
Dutch Romberger 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1927 Klingerstown, PA, US
Jerry Scala 29 L R 5' 11.0" 178 Sep 27, 1924 Bayonne, NJ, US
Jake Spruill 29 R 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 13, 1924 DeKalb County, GA, US
Courtney Stempel 23 S R 6' 0.0" 160 1931
Bill Stewart 26 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 12, 1928 Bay City, MI, US
Sam Suplizio 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1932 Du Bois, PA, US
Joe Taylor 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 2, 1926 Chapman, AL, US
Bob Trice 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 28, 1926 Newton, GA, US
Bill Upton 25 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Jun 18, 1929 Esther, MO, US
Ozzie Van Brabant 27 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Sep 28, 1926 Kingsville, ON, CA
Neal Watlington 31 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 25, 1922 Yanceyville, NC, US
Lee Wheat 24 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 15, 1929 Edwardsville, IL, US
Taffy Wright 42 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 10, 1911 Tabor City, NC, US

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