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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
1Dewey Benson*24943743275112631397214433.385.457.5811.038190021
2Larry Blue?--20393641110020310.306.359.333.69212000
3Joseph Brookshire25208168711300311119.
4Albert Cleary32369779617501901425.215.340.316.65725130
5Kenneth Deal26439990101950170430.211.245.300.54527050Stats for 2 teams
6William Fowler?--1184684156611225254654632.270.347.376.723156340
7Jim Foxworth29571201111021501100424.
8Hiram Gonzalez*303517014520389121442112.262.355.379.73555040
9Harry Helmer*283974617700041913.
10Jack Hussey321235234049113024232115411184.322.473.6291.102254611
11Arthur Jacobs3013762253096146205552166737.275.365.360.7261919142
12Cole Jacobs?--720.000
13Jim Kleckley2749918051210060115. for 2 teams
14Robert Lyons26135644523108165301853910437.315.433.423.856221692
15Salvador Massa21181312010000003.
16Malcolm McKeithan*251154714075411934504375250.292.377.400.777163390Stats for 2 teams
17Gus Montalbano2610944738361105212147255757.274.367.449.816172133
18James Pokel*261155074328712819138103269102.296.395.6091.004263231
19Arthur Raynor26174036362101013.
20Aaron Robinson*3926736161622080128.262.384.361.74422000
21William Romano27102823250015054.217.357.348.7058000
22Sherman Stewart*253514712913355211501411.271.356.364.72147310
23Frank Sulkowski*252334327510110114.
24John Sykes25336655810000401116.182.318.182.50010000
25Rudy Tanner2710044540451107171105552729.265.316.386.702156482
26Hugh Taylor32110387329378616112615428.261.364.325.689107022Stats for 2 teams
27Claude Voiselle292556513610150223.
27 Players27.71375383461573312692292313166556674647.275.366.420.78619377717
* - 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
1Albert Cleary32186.7504.083429144212.01971059617931616071.3688.
2Kenneth Deal261612.5713.614331180252.02641261011975105101151.3459. for 2 teams
3Jim Foxworth29177.7083.453827130219.0202918416721235081.2518.
4Harry Helmer*28108.5563.863323141189.0194938111901108041.5039.
5Cole Jacobs?--11.5007
6Jim Kleckley271615.5165.104826111219.02761361242267434031.56611. for 2 teams
7Salvador Massa?2111.5004.891710046.0593225520203111.71711.
8Arthur Raynor2664.6003.7314106094.01014639833420031.4269.
9Frank Sulkowski*2564.6004.722293180.0974642927511011.55010.
10Claude Voiselle29125.7063.09251282134.01486146838802211.3889.
10 Players27.78651.628137137615
* - 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


Hugh Taylor934945687.9865.916Stats for 2 teams
William Fowler623003561.9825.409
Aaron Robinson1992930.9715.323


James Pokel8475335961.9899.38
Sherman Stewart3536326525.98711.11
Jack Hussey2014911113.9948.00


Robert Lyons1353103861975.9735.16


Arthur Jacobs1371452672016.9543.01


Gus Montalbano1081943502764.9535.04
Joseph Brookshire20315665.9354.35


Malcolm McKeithan11222219143.9452.15Stats for 2 teams
Jack Hussey991411071.9561.53
Rudy Tanner991981491.9592.14
Dewey Benson87181841.9792.17
William Fowler56133844.9722.52
Hiram Gonzalez3578221.9762.29
James Pokel3148130.9421.58
Jim Foxworth1316010.9411.23
John Sykes1061001.0000.70


Jim Kleckley48104913.9831.23Stats for 2 teams
Kenneth Deal43135262.9151.51Stats for 2 teams
Jim Foxworth38153033.9381.18
Albert Cleary3462631.9140.94
Harry Helmer33123521.9591.42
Claude Voiselle2521230.8240.56
Frank Sulkowski222911.9170.50
Salvador Massa1716011.0000.41
Arthur Raynor1462121.9311.93
Cole Jacobs70.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Dewey Benson24L6' 0.0"180Apr 2, 1930
Larry Blue--Unknown
Joseph Brookshire25R5' 9.0"1501929
Albert Cleary32RR6' 0.0"1931922
Kenneth Deal26RR6' 2.0"174Aug 30, 1927Gastonia, NC, US
William Fowler--Unknown
Jim Foxworth29RR6' 0.0"Mar 3, 1925Johnsonville, SC, US
Hiram Gonzalez30LL5' 9.0"175Oct 6, 1923La Habana, La Habana, CU
Harry Helmer28LL6' 0.0"1701926
Jack Hussey32R6' 2.0"2101922
Arthur Jacobs30R5' 10.0"170Oct 17, 1923McClure, IL, US
Cole Jacobs--Unknown
Jim Kleckley27RR6' 4.0"204Sep 8, 1926West Columbia, SC, US
Robert Lyons26R5' 8.0"150Apr 22, 1928
Salvador Massa21R5' 10.0"1701933
Malcolm McKeithan25L6' 0.0"1801929
Gus Montalbano26R5' 10.0"180Jul 11, 1927Bronx, NY, US
James Pokel26LL5' 11.0"210Mar 30, 1928Plymouth, WI, US
Arthur Raynor26RR6' 2.0"1801928
Aaron Robinson39LR6' 2.0"205Jun 23, 1915Lancaster, SC, US
William Romano27R5' 9.0"1701927
Sherman Stewart25L6' 1.0"1801929
Frank Sulkowski25LL5' 11.0"1801929
John Sykes25R5' 11.0"1751929
Rudy Tanner27R5' 9.0"168Feb 11, 1927
Hugh Taylor32R5' 11.0"1701922
Claude Voiselle29RR6' 1.0"210Aug 24, 1924Ninety Six, SC, US

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