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1954 St. Paul Saints

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 American Association
Overall: 75-78
Scored 748 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-71

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Clay Bryant
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Lexington Park (II) (St. Paul, MN)
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 Bill Antonello 27 5 17 2 .118
2 Ted Bartz 28 145 528 500 59 129 15 5 14 53 8 17 70 .258 .281 .392 .673 196 12 0 8 3
3 Jim Baxes 25 148 593 523 73 118 14 6 22 73 4 59 110 .226 .301 .402 .702 210 17 0 4 7
4 Don Bessent 23 35 72 62 10 10 3 0 0 9 0 5 5 .161 .221 .210 .430 13 0 0 4 1
5 Wade Browning* 32 47 92 84 6 19 5 0 0 5 0 7 29 .226 .286 .286 .571 24 0 0 1 0
6 Johnny Bucha 29 74 278 256 48 90 15 3 14 43 2 20 28 .352 .401 .598 .998 153 4 1 1 0
7 Gino Cimoli 24 9 18 3 .167
8 Billy Darden 28 58 19 16 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .188 .235 .188 .423 3 0 1 2 0
9 Bob Darnell 23 36 78 64 14 16 4 1 0 7 0 10 17 .250 .351 .344 .695 22 1 0 4 0
10 Norman Fox 26 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
11 John Golich 28 120 411 364 53 107 19 2 9 58 4 38 54 .294 .368 .431 .799 157 11 5 3 1
12 Bert Hamric* 26 88 341 309 60 108 14 7 12 45 18 29 46 .350 .408 .557 .964 172 2 2 0 1
13 Bud Hutson 28 142 567 493 85 148 17 4 21 81 9 61 82 .300 .377 .479 .855 236 15 2 7 4
14 Lou Landini 27 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Ronnie Lee 25 34 30 24 3 5 1 0 1 2 0 3 6 .208 .296 .375 .671 9 0 0 3 0
16 Dick McCoy* 25 9 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Bob Milliken 27 8 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Gilbert Mills 27 6 5 1 .200
19 Edward Moore 24 109 302 268 57 70 14 2 15 48 2 30 70 .261 .336 .496 .832 133 7 1 1 2
20 Ray Moore 28 23 46 42 5 13 1 1 2 6 0 1 9 .310 .341 .524 .865 22 1 1 2 0
21 Walt Moryn* 28 71 308 269 44 81 9 3 18 50 4 29 23 .301 .373 .558 .930 150 5 4 2 4
22 Earl Mossor* 28 13 9 9 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .111 .111 .444 .556 4 0 0 0 0
23 Charlie Neal 23 146 658 585 101 159 25 13 18 66 20 57 109 .272 .341 .451 .792 264 13 6 7 3
24 Ron Negray 24 32 78 74 3 8 1 0 0 3 0 1 22 .108 .120 .122 .242 9 1 0 3 0
25 Ernie Nevel 34 37 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 0 0 0
26 Lyle Olsen 24 5 17 5 .294
27 Herb Olson* 23 86 260 228 16 63 20 0 1 28 4 24 44 .276 .341 .377 .718 86 5 0 5 3
28 Stan Rojek 35 52 144 132 11 30 7 0 0 7 0 9 12 .227 .275 .280 .555 37 4 0 2 1
29 Rudy Rufer 27 62 197 167 11 31 2 0 1 9 2 21 34 .186 .275 .216 .491 36 6 0 8 1
30 Johnny Rutherford* 29 11 21 19 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 .105 .190 .105 .296 2 0 0 0 0
31 Clint Weaver* 26 7 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Dick Williams 25 49 184 162 23 40 8 0 6 18 2 14 19 .247 .317 .407 .724 66 4 3 4 1
33 Ernest Yelen 29 31 93 83 6 15 2 0 1 8 0 10 10 .181 .269 .241 .510 20 3 0 0 0
34 Don Zimmer 23 73 301 268 54 78 9 6 17 53 14 28 44 .291 .361 .560 .921 150 7 2 2 1
34 Players 26.3 153 5711 5094 748 1356 205 53 173 683 95 481 862 .266 .331 .429 .760 2186 121 29 73 34
* - 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 Don Bessent 23 12 13 .480 3.93 35 26 11 2 183.0 187 92 80 16 67 104 2 0 11 1.388 9.2 0.8 3.3 5.1 1.55
2 Wade Browning* 32 10 8 .556 3.67 31 25 8 0 196.0 177 92 80 27 74 121 4 1 1 1.281 8.1 1.2 3.4 5.6 1.64
3 Billy Darden 28 5 5 .500 3.74 58 0 0 0 89.0 78 43 37 4 33 33 1 0 4 1.247 7.9 0.4 3.3 3.3 1.00
4 Bob Darnell 23 12 9 .571 3.85 28 24 14 2 180.0 174 88 77 12 86 131 4 1 6 1.444 8.7 0.6 4.3 6.6 1.52
5 Norman Fox 26 1 1 .500 9.39 13 0 0 0 23.0 32 24 24 4 19 11 1 0 2 2.217 12.5 1.6 7.4 4.3 0.58
6 Ronnie Lee* 25 3 8 .273 5.18 34 9 4 2 99.0 114 65 57 13 49 52 4 0 2 1.646 10.4 1.2 4.5 4.7 1.06
7 Dick McCoy* 25 0 1 .000 9
8 Bob Milliken 27 1 4 .200 8
9 Gilbert Mills 27 1 2 .333 6
10 Ray Moore 28 8 7 .533 3.21 20 18 7 2 112.0 87 43 40 11 58 101 1 1 4 1.295 7.0 0.9 4.7 8.1 1.74
11 Earl Mossor 28 0 3 .000 5.82 13 3 1 0 34.0 39 23 22 7 22 16 0 0 0 1.794 10.3 1.9 5.8 4.2 0.73
12 Ron Negray 24 17 12 .586 4.14 32 32 17 4 211.0 209 107 97 14 75 118 4 2 15 1.346 8.9 0.6 3.2 5.0 1.57
13 Ernie Nevel 34 3 4 .429 3.51 37 1 0 0 77.0 77 38 30 5 27 26 2 0 1 1.351 9.0 0.6 3.2 3.0 0.96
14 Chuck Page 18 0 0 2
15 Johnny Rutherford 29 2 1 .667 3.38 11 8 2 0 56.0 58 21 21 3 16 28 0 0 0 1.321 9.3 0.5 2.6 4.5 1.75
15 Players 26.8 75 78 .490 153 153 693
* - 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
Johnny Bucha 68 370 27 5 6 .988 5.84 4
Herb Olson 66 334 28 8 8 .978 5.48 8
Ernest Yelen 30 146 11 2 4 .987 5.23 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Bartz 122 1009 85 14 128 .987 8.97
Dick Williams 17 148 14 2 18 .988 9.53
Walt Moryn 12 78 9 1 9 .989 7.25

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Neal 146 348 416 19 126 .976 5.23

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Baxes 147 142 313 23 34 .952 3.10

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Zimmer 73 152 200 16 43 .957 4.82
Rudy Rufer 59 93 141 18 46 .929 3.97
Stan Rojek 37 30 62 6 20 .939 2.49

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Hutson 138 283 12 7 1 .977 2.14
John Golich 93 151 7 5 2 .969 1.70
Bert Hamric 81 202 8 5 0 .977 2.59
Edward Moore 79 161 9 5 1 .971 2.15
Walt Moryn 59 94 4 3 0 .970 1.66
Dick Williams 29 64 1 1 0 .985 2.24

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Darden 58 6 13 2 2 .905 0.33
Ernie Nevel 37 5 15 1 1 .952 0.54
Don Bessent 35 10 33 3 3 .935 1.23
Ronnie Lee 34 4 19 2 1 .920 0.68
Ron Negray 32 13 30 1 1 .977 1.34
Wade Browning 31 11 27 2 2 .950 1.23
Bob Darnell 28 9 29 3 2 .927 1.36
Ray Moore 20 1 14 0 1 1.000 0.75
Norman Fox 13 3 3 1 1 .857 0.46
Earl Mossor 13 4 7 2 0 .846 0.85
Johnny Rutherford 11 2 14 0 1 1.000 1.45
Dick McCoy 9 0.00
Bob Milliken 8 0.00
Gilbert Mills 6 0.00
Chuck Page 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Antonello 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 19, 1927 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ted Bartz 28 R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 1, 1925 Detroit, MI, US
Jim Baxes 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 5, 1928 San Francisco, CA, US
Don Bessent 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 13, 1931 Jacksonville, FL, US
Wade Browning 32 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 16, 1922
Johnny Bucha 29 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 22, 1925 Allentown, PA, US
Gino Cimoli 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 18, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Billy Darden 28 R R 6' 4.0" 190 1926
Bob Darnell 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 6, 1930 Wewoka, OK, US
Norman Fox 26 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Mar 8, 1928
John Golich 28 R 5' 11.0" 187 Nov, 1925 Detroit, MI, US
Bert Hamric 26 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 1, 1928 Clarksburg, WV, US
Bud Hutson 28 R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 6, 1926 Atkins, AR, US
Lou Landini 27 R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 24, 1927 IT
Ronnie Lee 25 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1929
Dick McCoy 25 L L 6' 2.0" 177 1929
Bob Milliken 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 25, 1926 Majorsville, WV, US
Gilbert Mills 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1927
Edward Moore 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 21, 1929 Fort Worth, TX, US
Ray Moore 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 1, 1926 Meadows, MD, US
Walt Moryn 28 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 12, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US
Earl Mossor 28 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 21, 1925 Forbus, TN, US
Charlie Neal 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jan 30, 1931 Longview, TX, US
Ron Negray 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 26, 1930 Akron, OH, US
Ernie Nevel 34 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Aug 17, 1919 Charleston, MO, US
Lyle Olsen 24 R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 13, 1929 Oakland, CA, US
Herb Olson 23 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 20, 1930 Wenatchee, WA, US
Chuck Page 18 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 28, 1936 Hillsdale, OK, US
Stan Rojek 35 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 21, 1919 North Tonawanda, NY, US
Rudy Rufer 27 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 28, 1926 Ridgewood, NY, US
Johnny Rutherford 29 L R 5' 10.0" 170 May 5, 1925 Belleville, ON, CA
Clint Weaver 26 L L 6' 2.0" 204 Sep 4, 1927 Huntington Park, CA, US
Dick Williams 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 7, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Ernest Yelen 29 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925
Don Zimmer 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jan 17, 1931 Cincinnati, OH, US

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