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1954 Houston Buffaloes

1954 > Class AA > 1954 Texas League
Overall: 89-72
Scored 719 runs, Allowed 719 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Dixie Walker
Represented: Houston, TX
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 Luis Arroyo* 27 15 49 43 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 8 .163 .208 .163 .371 7 0 1 2
2 Jim Atchley 30 42 12 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0
3 Richard Atkinson# 22 23 36 30 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 17 .067 .125 .067 .192 2 0 4 0
4 Don Blasingame* 22 144 674 575 114 181 25 16 5 53 34 10 91 44 .315 .409 .440 .849 253 2 4 2
5 Bob Boyd* 34 94 398 358 59 115 22 2 7 63 3 7 28 22 .321 .369 .453 .821 162 3 2 7
6 Ken Boyer 23 159 714 634 116 202 42 7 21 116 29 10 63 82 .319 .378 .506 .885 321 1 11 5
7 Jose Bracho 25 3 2 1 .500
8 Willard Brown 39 144 628 583 92 183 36 4 35 120 2 0 35 56 .314 .350 .569 .919 332 0 5 5 Stats for 2 teams
9 Mike Clark 32 34 83 74 4 13 2 0 0 7 0 0 2 15 .176 .195 .203 .398 15 0 6 1 Stats for 2 teams
10 Phil Clark 21 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 George Condrick 28 36 56 50 4 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 12 .200 .259 .240 .499 12 1 2 0
12 Paul Donovan 25 18 62 51 6 10 1 0 0 5 0 1 9 13 .196 .311 .216 .527 11 0 1 1
13 Larry Jackson 23 9 6 2 .333
14 Gordon Jones 24 9 18 2 .111
15 Ron Kump* 22 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 George Lerchen# 31 113 441 367 53 96 24 4 7 63 9 2 61 76 .262 .373 .406 .779 149 6 4 3
17 Jim Lewey 23 6 4 1 .250
18 Fred Marolewski 25 119 427 373 53 95 14 2 18 67 10 7 41 72 .255 .331 .448 .779 167 4 4 5
19 Fred McAlister 26 102 303 269 41 74 13 1 6 45 0 0 24 42 .275 .346 .398 .743 107 6 2 2
20 Donald McLennan* 22 20 49 45 4 14 2 0 0 2 0 1 2 4 .311 .347 .356 .702 16 1 0 1
21 Larry Miggins 28 39 152 133 24 33 5 0 7 22 0 0 17 15 .248 .329 .444 .773 59 0 0 2
22 Vincent Moreci* 24 56 164 134 22 29 4 2 1 16 2 0 27 30 .216 .346 .299 .644 40 0 2 1
23 Hisel Patrick 28 42 60 52 5 13 3 0 1 6 0 0 5 10 .250 .310 .365 .676 19 0 2 1
24 Eddie Phillips# 23 32 104 84 13 18 4 1 2 9 2 3 18 11 .214 .359 .357 .716 30 1 1 0
25 Howard Phillips* 24 161 755 653 100 200 31 3 3 72 13 8 76 51 .306 .377 .377 .753 246 2 17 7
26 Russ Rac 24 43 153 134 29 41 8 1 9 27 1 0 19 25 .306 .392 .582 .974 78 0 0 0
27 Dick Rand 23 103 358 304 40 83 17 6 0 42 3 3 51 46 .273 .375 .368 .744 112 0 1 2
28 Dennis Reeder* 28 10 13 12 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .308 .333 .641 4 0 0 0
29 Pete Riggan* 29 3 6 2 .333
30 Willard Schmidt 26 49 93 85 10 14 4 0 0 9 1 0 2 18 .165 .180 .212 .392 18 0 4 2
31 Sonny Senerchia 23 47 176 156 24 42 6 2 5 24 2 1 11 22 .269 .331 .429 .761 67 4 4 1
32 Hal Smith 23 79 286 270 27 70 9 1 5 39 2 1 13 29 .259 .295 .356 .650 96 1 1 1
33 Hugh Sooter 27 32 93 82 3 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 21 .122 .182 .134 .316 11 0 5 0
34 Tony Stathos* 21 24 35 32 6 9 1 0 0 6 1 0 2 4 .281 .324 .313 .636 10 0 1 0
35 Emil Tellinger 25 95 372 327 48 75 12 2 6 45 2 1 37 41 .229 .309 .333 .642 109 2 3 3
36 Bobby Tiefenauer 24 52 29 25 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 10 .160 .250 .160 .410 4 0 1 0
36 Players 26.5 161 6332 5515 719 1516 261 52 111 768 111 57 652 787 .275 .352 .401 .753 2214 102 34 77 54
* - 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 Luis Arroyo* 27 8 3 .727 2.35 14 14 9 3 115.0 78 36 30 15 44 130 1 0 3 1.061 6.1 1.2 3.4 10.2 2.95
2 Jim Atchley 30 7 6 .538 3.62 42 1 0 0 72.0 83 35 29 7 19 31 2 0 1 1.417 10.4 0.9 2.4 3.9 1.63
3 Richard Atkinson 22 6 7 .462 3.72 22 14 4 0 104.0 103 52 43 6 51 38 5 0 4 1.481 8.9 0.5 4.4 3.3 0.75
4 Jose Bracho 25 0 2 .000 3
5 Mike Clark 32 13 9 .591 4.29 34 31 12 1 218.0 219 107 104 16 70 117 4 0 5 1.326 9.0 0.7 2.9 4.8 1.67 Stats for 2 teams
6 Phil Clark 21 0 2 .000 3
7 George Condrick 28 8 10 .444 4.28 36 17 5 0 166.0 159 85 79 19 69 76 3 1 4 1.373 8.6 1.0 3.7 4.1 1.10
8 Larry Jackson 23 0 1 .000 9
9 Gordon Jones 24 2 3 .400 5.02 9 7 1 0 52.0 63 31 29 8 22 47 2 0 0 1.635 10.9 1.4 3.8 8.1 2.14
10 Ron Kump 22 0 0 4
11 Jim Lewey 23 0 2 .000 6
12 Hisel Patrick 28 10 3 .769 3.77 42 19 7 1 160.0 144 78 67 16 91 90 7 0 3 1.469 8.1 0.9 5.1 5.1 0.99
13 Dennis Reeder* 28 2 4 .333 10
14 Willard Schmidt 26 18 5 .783 3.69 43 29 11 1 234.0 181 108 96 7 136 186 3 0 7 1.355 7.0 0.3 5.2 7.2 1.37
15 Hugh Sooter 27 14 13 .519 3.27 32 30 17 3 234.0 213 100 85 18 63 103 9 0 2 1.179 8.2 0.7 2.4 4.0 1.63
16 Tony Stathos* 21 4 6 .400 4.04 19 12 5 1 89.0 87 55 40 4 73 50 4 1 7 1.798 8.8 0.4 7.4 5.1 0.68
17 Bobby Tiefenauer 24 10 5 .667 4.16 52 0 0 0 106.0 101 55 49 11 36 48 1 0 0 1.292 8.6 0.9 3.1 4.1 1.33
17 Players 26.7 89 72 .553 3.89 161 161 101 60 9 1438.0 1315 719 621 138 653 863 42 3 40 1.369 8.2 0.9 4.1 5.4 1.32
* - 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
Dick Rand 99 509 46 10 2 .982 5.61 5
Hal Smith 75 451 43 12 9 .976 6.59 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Boyd 88 765 51 3 86 .996 9.27
Fred Marolewski 71 625 45 4 57 .994 9.44

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howard Phillips 161 463 442 23 116 .975 5.62

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Boyer 156 145 333 39 30 .925 3.06

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Blasingame 140 284 414 43 89 .942 4.99
Fred McAlister 22 35 78 7 20 .942 5.14

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vincent Moreci 40 55 0 3 0 .948 1.38
Russ Rac 38 57 4 1 0 .984 1.61
Fred McAlister 34 50 3 2 0 .964 1.56
Larry Miggins 34 51 3 3 0 .947 1.59
Sonny Senerchia 17 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.18
Fred Marolewski 13 25 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Lerchen 112 280 3 6 1 .979 2.53
Eddie Phillips 24 53 2 0 0 1.000 2.29
Paul Donovan 13 27 2 1 1 .967 2.23

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willard Brown 140 205 11 4 1 .982 1.54 Stats for 2 teams
Emil Tellinger 76 94 3 7 0 .933 1.28
Sonny Senerchia 22 30 4 3 0 .919 1.55
Fred Marolewski 18 28 3 0 0 1.000 1.72

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Tiefenauer 52 5 27 0 2 1.000 0.62
Willard Schmidt 43 14 43 1 0 .983 1.33
Jim Atchley 42 4 12 1 0 .941 0.38
Hisel Patrick 42 12 16 2 3 .933 0.67
George Condrick 36 9 34 2 5 .956 1.19
Mike Clark 34 16 42 1 1 .983 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
Hugh Sooter 32 15 48 2 5 .969 1.97
Richard Atkinson 22 7 16 1 1 .958 1.05
Tony Stathos 19 1 17 5 2 .783 0.95
Luis Arroyo 14 1 12 0 1 1.000 0.93
Dennis Reeder 10 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.50
Larry Jackson 9 0.00
Gordon Jones 9 0.00
Jim Lewey 6 0.00
Ron Kump 4 0.00
Jose Bracho 3 0.00
Phil Clark 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Luis Arroyo 27 L L 5' 8.0" 178 Feb 18, 1927 Penuelas, PR
Jim Atchley 30 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Aug 8, 1923 Battle Creek, MI, US
Richard Atkinson 22 S R 6' 2.0" 175 1932
Don Blasingame 22 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Mar 16, 1932 Corinth, MS, US
Bob Boyd 34 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 1, 1919 Potts Camp, MS, US
Ken Boyer 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 20, 1931 Liberty, MO, US
Jose Bracho 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 23, 1928 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Willard Brown 39 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Jun 26, 1915 Shreveport, LA, US
Mike Clark 32 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Feb 12, 1922 Camden, NJ, US
Phil Clark 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 3, 1932 Albany, GA, US
George Condrick 28 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1926
Paul Donovan 25 R 6' 2.0" 180 1929
Larry Jackson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 2, 1931 Nampa, ID, US
Gordon Jones 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 2, 1930 Portland, OR, US
Ron Kump 22 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 25, 1931 Cashtown, PA, US
George Lerchen 31 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 1, 1922 Detroit, MI, US
Jim Lewey 23 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Sep 7, 1930 Alamance County, NC, US
Fred Marolewski 25 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 6, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Fred McAlister 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 1, 1928 Lynchburg, VA, US
Donald McLennan 22 L 5' 8.0" 165 1932
Larry Miggins 28 R R 6' 4.0" 198 Aug 20, 1925 Bronx, NY, US
Vincent Moreci 24 L L 5' 10.0" 190 Oct 11, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Hisel Patrick 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 21, 1925
Eddie Phillips 23 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 8, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Howard Phillips 24 L 5' 11.0" 162 Jan 7, 1930
Russ Rac 24 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Jun 15, 1930 Galveston, TX, US
Dick Rand 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 7, 1931 South Gate, CA, US
Dennis Reeder 28 L L 5' 9.0" 185 1926
Pete Riggan 29 L R 6' 0.0" 196 1925
Willard Schmidt 26 R R 6' 1.0" 187 May 29, 1928 Hays, KS, US
Sonny Senerchia 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 6, 1931 Newark, NJ, US
Hal Smith 23 R R 5' 10.0" 186 Jun 1, 1931 Barling, AR, US
Hugh Sooter 27 R R 5' 9.0" 174 May 30, 1927
Tony Stathos 21 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 30, 1932 Sacramento, CA, US
Emil Tellinger 25 R 6' 4.0" 230 1929
Bobby Tiefenauer 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1929 Desloge, MO, US

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