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1954 Fayetteville Highlanders

1954 > Class B > 1954 Carolina League
Overall: 86-51
Scored 733 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-58

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Aaron Robinson and Hugh Taylor
Represented: Fayetteville, NC
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 Dewey Benson* 24 94 374 327 51 126 31 3 9 72 1 44 33 .385 .457 .581 1.038 190 0 2 1
2 Larry Blue? -- 20 39 36 4 11 1 0 0 2 0 3 10 .306 .359 .333 .692 12 0 0 0
3 Joseph Brookshire 25 20 81 68 7 11 3 0 0 3 1 11 19 .162 .275 .206 .481 14 0 1 1
4 Albert Cleary 32 36 97 79 6 17 5 0 1 9 0 14 25 .215 .340 .316 .657 25 1 3 0
5 Kenneth Deal 26 43 99 90 10 19 5 0 1 7 0 4 30 .211 .245 .300 .545 27 0 5 0 Stats for 2 teams
6 William Fowler? -- 118 468 415 66 112 25 2 5 46 5 46 32 .270 .347 .376 .723 156 3 4 0
7 Jim Foxworth 29 57 120 111 10 21 5 0 1 10 0 4 24 .189 .216 .261 .477 29 0 4 1
8 Hiram Gonzalez* 30 35 170 145 20 38 9 1 2 14 4 21 12 .262 .355 .379 .735 55 0 4 0
9 Harry Helmer* 28 39 74 61 7 7 0 0 0 4 1 9 13 .115 .239 .115 .354 7 1 3 0
10 Jack Hussey 32 123 523 404 91 130 24 2 32 115 4 111 84 .322 .473 .629 1.102 254 6 1 1
11 Arthur Jacobs 30 137 622 530 96 146 20 5 5 52 16 67 37 .275 .365 .360 .726 191 9 14 2
12 Cole Jacobs? -- 7 2 0 .000
13 Jim Kleckley 27 49 91 80 5 12 1 0 0 6 0 1 15 .150 .160 .163 .323 13 0 10 0 Stats for 2 teams
14 Robert Lyons 26 135 644 523 108 165 30 1 8 53 9 104 37 .315 .433 .423 .856 221 6 9 2
15 Salvador Massa 21 18 13 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 1 0
16 Malcolm McKeithan* 25 115 471 407 54 119 34 5 0 43 7 52 50 .292 .377 .400 .777 163 3 9 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 Gus Montalbano 26 109 447 383 61 105 21 2 14 72 5 57 57 .274 .367 .449 .816 172 1 3 3
18 James Pokel* 26 115 507 432 87 128 19 1 38 103 2 69 102 .296 .395 .609 1.004 263 2 3 1
19 Arthur Raynor 26 17 40 36 3 6 2 1 0 1 0 1 3 .167 .189 .278 .467 10 0 3 0
20 Aaron Robinson* 39 26 73 61 6 16 2 2 0 8 0 12 8 .262 .384 .361 .744 22 0 0 0
21 William Romano 27 10 28 23 2 5 0 0 1 5 0 5 4 .217 .357 .348 .705 8 0 0 0
22 Sherman Stewart* 25 35 147 129 13 35 5 2 1 15 0 14 11 .271 .356 .364 .721 47 3 1 0
23 Frank Sulkowski* 25 23 34 32 7 5 1 0 1 1 0 1 14 .156 .182 .281 .463 9 0 1 0
24 John Sykes 25 33 66 55 8 10 0 0 0 4 0 11 16 .182 .318 .182 .500 10 0 0 0
25 Rudy Tanner 27 100 445 404 51 107 17 1 10 55 5 27 29 .265 .316 .386 .702 156 4 8 2
26 Hugh Taylor 32 110 387 329 37 86 16 1 1 26 1 54 28 .261 .364 .325 .689 107 0 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
27 Claude Voiselle 29 25 56 51 3 6 1 0 1 5 0 2 23 .118 .151 .196 .347 10 0 3 0
27 Players 27.7 137 5383 4615 733 1269 229 23 131 665 56 674 647 .275 .366 .420 .786 1937 77 17
* - 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 Albert Cleary 32 18 6 .750 4.08 34 29 14 4 212.0 197 105 96 17 93 161 6 0 7 1.368 8.4 0.7 3.9 6.8 1.73
2 Kenneth Deal 26 16 12 .571 3.61 43 31 18 0 252.0 264 126 101 19 75 105 10 1 15 1.345 9.4 0.7 2.7 3.8 1.40 Stats for 2 teams
3 Jim Foxworth 29 17 7 .708 3.45 38 27 13 0 219.0 202 91 84 16 72 123 5 0 8 1.251 8.3 0.7 3.0 5.1 1.71
4 Harry Helmer* 28 10 8 .556 3.86 33 23 14 1 189.0 194 93 81 11 90 110 8 0 4 1.503 9.2 0.5 4.3 5.2 1.22
5 Cole Jacobs? -- 1 1 .500 7
6 Jim Kleckley 27 16 15 .516 5.10 48 26 11 1 219.0 276 136 124 22 67 43 4 0 3 1.566 11.3 0.9 2.8 1.8 0.64 Stats for 2 teams
7 Salvador Massa? 21 1 1 .500 4.89 17 1 0 0 46.0 59 32 25 5 20 20 3 1 1 1.717 11.5 1.0 3.9 3.9 1.00
8 Arthur Raynor 26 6 4 .600 3.73 14 10 6 0 94.0 101 46 39 8 33 42 0 0 3 1.426 9.7 0.8 3.2 4.0 1.27
9 Frank Sulkowski* 25 6 4 .600 4.72 22 9 3 1 80.0 97 46 42 9 27 51 1 0 1 1.550 10.9 1.0 3.0 5.7 1.89
10 Claude Voiselle 29 12 5 .706 3.09 25 12 8 2 134.0 148 61 46 8 38 80 2 2 1 1.388 9.9 0.5 2.6 5.4 2.11
10 Players 27.7 86 51 .628 137 137 615
* - 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
Hugh Taylor 93 494 56 8 7 .986 5.91 6 Stats for 2 teams
William Fowler 62 300 35 6 1 .982 5.40 9
Aaron Robinson 19 92 9 3 0 .971 5.32 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Pokel 84 753 35 9 61 .989 9.38
Sherman Stewart 35 363 26 5 25 .987 11.11
Jack Hussey 20 149 11 1 13 .994 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Lyons 135 310 386 19 75 .973 5.16

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Arthur Jacobs 137 145 267 20 16 .954 3.01

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gus Montalbano 108 194 350 27 64 .953 5.04
Joseph Brookshire 20 31 56 6 5 .935 4.35

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Malcolm McKeithan 112 222 19 14 3 .945 2.15 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Hussey 99 141 10 7 1 .956 1.53
Rudy Tanner 99 198 14 9 1 .959 2.14
Dewey Benson 87 181 8 4 1 .979 2.17
William Fowler 56 133 8 4 4 .972 2.52
Hiram Gonzalez 35 78 2 2 1 .976 2.29
James Pokel 31 48 1 3 0 .942 1.58
Jim Foxworth 13 16 0 1 0 .941 1.23
John Sykes 10 6 1 0 0 1.000 0.70

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Kleckley 48 10 49 1 3 .983 1.23 Stats for 2 teams
Kenneth Deal 43 13 52 6 2 .915 1.51 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Foxworth 38 15 30 3 3 .938 1.18
Albert Cleary 34 6 26 3 1 .914 0.94
Harry Helmer 33 12 35 2 1 .959 1.42
Claude Voiselle 25 2 12 3 0 .824 0.56
Frank Sulkowski 22 2 9 1 1 .917 0.50
Salvador Massa 17 1 6 0 1 1.000 0.41
Arthur Raynor 14 6 21 2 1 .931 1.93
Cole Jacobs 7 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dewey Benson 24 L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 2, 1930
Larry Blue -- Unknown
Joseph Brookshire 25 R 5' 9.0" 150 1929
Albert Cleary 32 R R 6' 0.0" 193 1922
Kenneth Deal 26 R R 6' 2.0" 174 Aug 30, 1927 Gastonia, NC, US
William Fowler -- Unknown
Jim Foxworth 29 R R 6' 0.0" Mar 3, 1925 Johnsonville, SC, US
Hiram Gonzalez 30 L L 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 6, 1923 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Harry Helmer 28 L L 6' 0.0" 170 1926
Jack Hussey 32 R 6' 2.0" 210 1922
Arthur Jacobs 30 R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 17, 1923 McClure, IL, US
Cole Jacobs -- Unknown
Jim Kleckley 27 R R 6' 4.0" 204 Sep 8, 1926 West Columbia, SC, US
Robert Lyons 26 R 5' 8.0" 150 Apr 22, 1928
Salvador Massa 21 R 5' 10.0" 170 1933
Malcolm McKeithan 25 L 6' 0.0" 180 1929
Gus Montalbano 26 R 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 11, 1927 Bronx, NY, US
James Pokel 26 L L 5' 11.0" 210 Mar 30, 1928 Plymouth, WI, US
Arthur Raynor 26 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1928
Aaron Robinson 39 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 23, 1915 Lancaster, SC, US
William Romano 27 R 5' 9.0" 170 1927
Sherman Stewart 25 L 6' 1.0" 180 1929
Frank Sulkowski 25 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1929
John Sykes 25 R 5' 11.0" 175 1929
Rudy Tanner 27 R 5' 9.0" 168 Feb 11, 1927
Hugh Taylor 32 R 5' 11.0" 170 1922
Claude Voiselle 29 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Aug 24, 1924 Ninety Six, SC, US

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