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1954 Denver Bears

1954 > Class A > 1954 Western League
Overall: 94-56
Scored 944 runs, Allowed 711 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 94-56

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Andy Cohen
Represented: Denver, CO
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 Loyal Bloxam 26 41 63 11 0 0 0 .175 .175 11
2 Mel Brookey 28 105 350 98 18 1 3 .280 .363 127
3 Pidge Browne* 25 130 462 154 35 6 17 .333 .545 252
4 Chuck Churn 24 46 54 16 3 0 0 .296 .352 19
5 Marcos Cobos 22 69 183 40 7 1 3 .219 .317 58
6 Mike Conovan* 29 4 6
7 Don Dahlke 25 112 389 105 13 6 0 .270 .334 130
8 Reno DeBenedetti 26 147 557 183 39 5 15 .329 .497 277
9 Dick Drilling 24 29 69 5 0 0 1 .072 .116 8
10 Gordon Figard# 19 72 230 52 7 3 11 .226 .426 98
11 Bob Galey 26 9 3
12 Bob Garber 25 34 82 14 0 1 1 .171 .232 19
13 Charles Garmon 25 27 83 16 3 0 0 .193 .229 19
14 Jerry Gleason 21 4 1
15 Gene Hassell* 26 4 7 2 .286
16 Neal Hertweck* 22 140 503 131 19 6 6 .260 .358 180 Stats for 2 teams
17 Rocco Ippolito 26 149 567 164 31 5 20 .289 .467 265
18 John Isenhart 19 13 28 5 3 0 0 .179 .286 8
19 James Jones* 24 4 8
20 William LaThorpe* 25 23 26 2 0 0 0 .077 .077 2
21 Charles Lehrmann 24 8 6
22 Gerald MacKay* 23 1 1
23 Butch McCord* 28 85 246 88 18 4 6 .358 .537 132
24 John McGrath 23 1 3
25 Bobby Prescott 23 146 495 154 24 8 23 .311 .531 263
26 Harry Pritts* 26 28 51 7 1 1 0 .137 .196 10
27 Frank Rice 25 138 491 113 22 4 16 .230 .389 191
28 Joseph Stelmack 26 2 1
29 Fred Waters* 27 3 7
30 Earl Weaver 23 143 541 153 30 2 6 .283 .379 205
30 Players 24.5 151 5937 5069 944 1406 259 47 123 846 65 767 785 .277 .370 .420 .790 2128 60 41
* - 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 Loyal Bloxam 26 12 9 .571 3.89 41 20 176.0 187 99 76 8 90 1.574 9.6 0.4 4.6
2 Chuck Churn 24 11 3 .786 4.93 42 9 126.0 160 84 69 7 62 1.762 11.4 0.5 4.4
3 Mike Conovan* 29 1 0 1.000 4
4 Dick Drilling 24 11 11 .500 4.03 29 27 199.0 207 100 89 15 87 1.477 9.4 0.7 3.9
5 Bob Galey 26 2 2 .500 8
6 Bob Garber 25 19 8 .704 3.18 29 27 221.0 182 94 78 13 79 1.181 7.4 0.5 3.2
7 Charles Garmon 25 16 7 .696 3.93 27 25 206.0 215 103 90 17 68 1.374 9.4 0.7 3.0
8 Jerry Gleason 21 0 0 4
9 John Isenhart 19 4 1 .800 5.62 13 8 64.0 61 44 40 0 60 1.891 8.6 0.0 8.4
10 William LaThorpe* 25 5 6 .455 5.08 23 9 78.0 105 57 44 6 38 1.833 12.1 0.7 4.4
11 Charles Lehrmann 24 1 1 .500 7
12 John McGrath 23 1 0 1.000 1
13 Harry Pritts* 26 10 8 .556 3.36 23 19 158.0 175 73 59 11 52 1.437 10.0 0.6 3.0
14 Joseph Stelmack 26 0 0 2
15 Fred Waters* 27 1 0 1.000 7.20 3 2 15.0 17 12 12 10 1.800 10.2 6.0
15 Players 24.7 94 56 .627 151 151 711
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Churn 42 0.00
Loyal Bloxam 41 0.00
Dick Drilling 29 0.00
Bob Garber 29 0.00
Charles Garmon 27 0.00
William LaThorpe 23 0.00
Harry Pritts 23 0.00
John Isenhart 13 0.00
Bob Galey 8 0.00
Charles Lehrmann 7 0.00
Mike Conovan 4 0.00
Jerry Gleason 4 0.00
Fred Waters 3 0.00
Joseph Stelmack 2 0.00
John McGrath 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Loyal Bloxam 26 R R 6' 3.0" 170 1928
Mel Brookey 28 R 5' 10.0" 195 Jul 15, 1925 Henryetta, OK, US
Pidge Browne 25 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 21, 1929 Peekskill, NY, US
Chuck Churn 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 1, 1930 Bridgetown, VA, US
Marcos Cobos 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 13, 1931
Mike Conovan 29 L L 6' 1.0" 175 May 7, 1925
Don Dahlke 25 R R 5' 11.0" 177 Aug 16, 1928 Pomeroy, IA, US
Reno DeBenedetti 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 29, 1928 San Francisco, CA, US
Dick Drilling 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 23, 1929 Fonda, IA, US
Gordon Figard 19 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 16, 1934
Bob Galey 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 6, 1928 Lubbock, TX, US
Bob Garber 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 10, 1928 Hunker, PA, US
Charles Garmon 25 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1929
Jerry Gleason 21 R R 6' 6.0" 180 1933
Gene Hassell 26 L R 5' 8.0" 155 Jun 15, 1928 Rivermines, MO, US
Neal Hertweck 22 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 22, 1931 St. Louis, MO, US
Rocco Ippolito 26 R 6' 1.0" 200 1928
John Isenhart 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1935
James Jones 24 L 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Frank Karwoski 23 L 5' 6.0" 163 1931
William LaThorpe 25 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1929
Charles Lehrmann 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1930
Gerald MacKay 23 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Feb 19, 1931 Kenton, MB, CA
Butch McCord 28 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 2, 1925 Nashville, TN, US
John McGrath 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1931
Bobby Prescott 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 27, 1931 Colon, Colon, PA
Harry Pritts 26 L L 6' 0.0" 170 1928
Frank Rice 25 R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 29, 1929 Grafton, NE, US
Joseph Stelmack 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1928
Fred Waters 27 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 2, 1927 Benton, MS, US
Earl Weaver 23 R R 5' 7.0" 180 Aug 14, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US

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