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1954 Syracuse Chiefs

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 International League
Overall: 79-76
Scored 654 runs, Allowed 601 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-72

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Skeeter Newsome
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Johnny Blatnik 33 128 464 392 59 97 17 5 14 71 3 56 76 .247 .354 .423 .777 166 9 6 1
2 Marv Blaylock* 24 151 626 522 98 158 30 10 22 76 5 91 76 .303 .407 .525 .932 274 4 5 4
3 Bob Bowman 23 152 619 517 87 146 26 3 20 83 4 79 94 .282 .382 .460 .842 238 9 6 8
4 Putsy Caballero 26 93 364 302 31 78 12 1 2 41 4 52 22 .258 .363 .325 .688 98 0 6 4
5 Jim Command* 25 54 136 126 11 27 4 1 3 18 0 6 25 .214 .248 .333 .581 42 0 3 1
6 Larry DiPippo* 24 10 15 12 4 5 1 1 0 2 0 2 3 .417 .500 .667 1.167 8 0 1 0
7 Bill Drescher* 33 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Joe Erautt 32 37 85 77 3 18 3 1 0 8 0 6 10 .234 .282 .299 .581 23 0 0 2
9 Arthur Hartley 31 8 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Louis Heyman 34 66 197 170 18 35 5 0 7 15 0 25 38 .206 .305 .359 .663 61 0 0 2
11 Charles Hood* 26 2 2 1 .500
12 Joe Lonnett 27 98 350 295 63 79 16 1 21 63 1 51 40 .268 .375 .542 .918 160 1 1 2
13 Lynn Lovenguth* 31 61 40 33 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 8 .091 .135 .121 .256 4 0 3 2
14 Duke Markell 30 43 64 57 4 8 1 1 1 4 0 3 10 .140 .183 .246 .429 14 0 4 0 Stats for 2 teams
15 Jackie Mayo* 28 131 483 423 58 105 21 3 8 38 4 52 60 .248 .331 .369 .700 156 1 6 1 Stats for 2 teams
16 Jack Meyer 22 44 77 65 7 12 2 0 0 7 1 6 12 .185 .264 .215 .479 14 1 5 0
17 Mickey Micelotta 25 95 381 332 33 76 8 4 5 38 3 38 56 .229 .313 .322 .635 107 4 4 3
18 Ed Mierkowicz 30 145 588 514 79 154 23 6 11 86 2 64 52 .300 .375 .432 .807 222 1 4 5 Stats for 2 teams
19 Ron Mrozinski 23 4 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Larry Novak* 22 9 7 1 .143
21 Jim Owens 20 36 84 72 5 12 0 1 0 6 0 7 16 .167 .241 .194 .435 14 0 5 0
22 Stan Palys 24 23 82 75 10 14 2 0 3 9 1 6 4 .187 .247 .333 .580 25 0 1 0
23 Kent Peterson 28 41 57 47 2 9 2 0 0 2 0 4 14 .191 .255 .234 .489 11 0 6 0
24 Don Richmond* 34 123 474 415 62 123 22 6 7 50 4 53 38 .296 .377 .429 .806 178 2 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
25 Mike Sandlock# 38 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Jack Sanford 25 29 60 54 5 13 1 0 0 1 0 4 9 .241 .293 .259 .552 14 0 2 0
27 Woody Smith 27 123 461 403 53 103 22 1 6 48 6 48 25 .256 .337 .360 .697 145 3 4 3
28 Jack Spring 21 29 37 32 1 5 1 0 0 2 1 3 6 .156 .229 .188 .416 6 0 2 0
29 Joseph Tesauro* 27 94 313 267 36 71 11 3 1 23 9 41 35 .266 .365 .341 .705 91 1 3 1 Stats for 2 teams
30 Benjamin Tompkins 25 88 324 282 31 65 5 1 2 29 1 40 56 .230 .326 .277 .603 78 0 2 0
31 Joe Tully 26 18 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 0 0
32 Edward Waytula 27 27 91 81 5 14 1 2 0 2 1 8 16 .173 .247 .235 .482 19 0 2 0
33 Charles Weathers* 27 3 2 1 .500
34 Marvin Williams* 24 23 30 25 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 13 .040 .143 .040 .183 1 0 2 0
35 Benny Zientara 36 54 143 122 12 28 3 0 1 13 0 17 12 .230 .331 .279 .610 34 2 1 1
36 Edward Zinker 25 47 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
36 Players 27.6 156 5713 4879 654 1197 200 40 116 602 42 683 754 .245 .340 .374 .714 1825 35 81 35
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 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 H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 Arthur Hartley 31 0 1 .000 8
2 Thornton Kipper 25 0 0 4
3 Kurt Krieger 27 1 0 1.000 2
4 Lynn Lovenguth 31 8 6 .571 3.60 58 6 0 0 130.0 101 58 52 12 65 79 2 1 5 1.277 7.0 0.8 4.5 5.5 1.22
5 Duke Markell 30 8 12 .400 3.04 43 16 5 2 169.0 150 72 57 11 91 87 1 0 6 1.426 8.0 0.6 4.8 4.6 0.96 Stats for 2 teams
6 Jack Meyer 22 15 11 .577 3.00 33 30 11 2 210.0 171 82 70 10 97 173 7 0 6 1.276 7.3 0.4 4.2 7.4 1.78
7 Ron Mrozinski* 23 1 0 1.000 4
8 Jim Owens 20 17 9 .654 2.87 36 31 14 5 223.0 183 87 71 4 127 150 2 0 9 1.390 7.4 0.2 5.1 6.1 1.18
9 Kent Peterson* 28 13 8 .619 3.76 40 21 6 1 146.0 163 70 61 8 43 90 2 0 4 1.411 10.0 0.5 2.7 5.5 2.09
10 Daniel Ramer 27 0 0 1
11 Jack Sanford 25 8 14 .364 3.86 28 24 6 2 154.0 142 78 66 9 84 100 8 1 4 1.468 8.3 0.5 4.9 5.8 1.19
12 Jack Spring* 21 3 10 .231 3.13 29 13 4 0 118.0 127 51 41 7 37 42 0 0 7 1.390 9.7 0.5 2.8 3.2 1.14
13 Joe Tully 26 1 3 .250 3.64 18 5 1 0 47.0 44 27 19 1 16 20 4 0 4 1.277 8.4 0.2 3.1 3.8 1.25
14 Marvin Williams* 24 4 8 .333 5.42 22 14 4 0 83.0 76 53 50 7 42 33 3 0 5 1.422 8.2 0.8 4.6 3.6 0.79
15 Edward Zinker 25 4 1 .800 2.72 47 1 0 0 76.0 71 35 23 5 35 33 1 0 1 1.395 8.4 0.6 4.1 3.9 0.94
15 Players 25.4 79 76 .510 156 156 601

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Joe Lonnett 92 476 45 9 8 .983 5.66 12
Louis Heyman 54 247 21 6 3 .978 4.96 9
Joe Erautt 28 133 13 0 1 1.000 5.21 3

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marv Blaylock 151 1150 90 19 120 .985 8.21
Jackie Mayo 39 375 25 6 39 .985 10.26 Stats for 2 teams

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Putsy Caballero 79 183 198 7 50 .982 4.82
Benjamin Tompkins 52 106 104 9 16 .959 4.04
Benny Zientara 31 66 75 1 19 .993 4.55
Jim Command 12 13 23 3 6 .923 3.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Woody Smith 119 121 201 20 23 .942 2.71
Benjamin Tompkins 32 34 59 6 6 .939 2.91

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Micelotta 95 177 251 22 59 .951 4.51
Jim Command 27 26 49 5 9 .938 2.78
Edward Waytula 27 54 79 4 15 .971 4.93
Putsy Caballero 13 19 29 3 7 .941 3.69

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Bowman 150 349 12 18 3 .953 2.41
Don Richmond 111 174 6 2 1 .989 1.62 Stats for 2 teams
Johnny Blatnik 110 194 13 5 1 .976 1.88
Ed Mierkowicz 83 152 2 8 0 .951 1.86 Stats for 2 teams
Joseph Tesauro 75 144 4 8 1 .949 1.97 Stats for 2 teams
Stan Palys 21 52 0 2 0 .963 2.48

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lynn Lovenguth 58 7 18 2 0 .926 0.43
Edward Zinker 47 4 13 3 3 .850 0.36
Duke Markell 43 9 28 1 2 .974 0.86 Stats for 2 teams
Kent Peterson 40 10 23 0 4 1.000 0.83
Jim Owens 36 20 33 3 4 .946 1.47
Jack Meyer 33 8 23 2 1 .939 0.94
Jack Spring 29 7 26 3 3 .917 1.14
Jack Sanford 28 6 22 2 0 .933 1.00
Marvin Williams 22 4 12 1 0 .941 0.73
Joe Tully 18 3 8 0 1 1.000 0.61
Arthur Hartley 8 0.00
Thornton Kipper 4 0.00
Ron Mrozinski 4 0.00
Kurt Krieger 2 0.00
Daniel Ramer 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Johnny Blatnik 33 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 10, 1921 Bridgeport, OH, US
Marv Blaylock 24 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 30, 1929 Fort Smith, AR, US
Bob Bowman 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 10, 1931 Laytonville, CA, US
Putsy Caballero 26 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 5, 1927 New Orleans, LA, US
Jim Command 25 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 15, 1928 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Larry DiPippo 24 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 24, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bill Drescher 33 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 23, 1921 Congers, NY, US
Joe Erautt 32 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Sep 1, 1921 Vibank, SK, CA
Carden Gillenwater 37 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 13, 1917 Riceville, TN, US
Arthur Hartley 31 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1923
Louis Heyman 34 R R 6' 3.0" 230 Jun 2, 1920 Chicago, IL, US
Charles Hood 26 L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 7, 1928 Norristown, PA, US
Thornton Kipper 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 27, 1928 Bagley, WI, US
Kurt Krieger 27 R R 6' 3.0" 212 Sep 16, 1926 Traisen, AT
Joe Lonnett 27 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 7, 1927 Beaver Falls, PA, US
Lynn Lovenguth 31 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 29, 1922 Camden, NJ, US
Duke Markell 30 R R 6' 1.0" 209 Aug 17, 1923 Paris, FR
Jackie Mayo 28 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 26, 1925 Litchfield, IL, US
Jack Meyer 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 23, 1932 Philadelphia, PA, US
Mickey Micelotta 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 20, 1928 Corona, NY, US
Ed Mierkowicz 30 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Mar 6, 1924 Wyandotte, MI, US
Ron Mrozinski 23 R L 5' 11.0" 160 Sep 16, 1930 White Haven, PA, US
Larry Novak 22 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 18, 1931 Pocahontas, IL, US
Jim Owens 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 16, 1934 Gifford, PA, US
Stan Palys 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 1, 1930 Blakely, PA, US
Kent Peterson 28 R L 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 21, 1925 Goshen, UT, US
Daniel Ramer 27 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1927
Don Richmond 34 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 27, 1919 Gillett, PA, US
Mike Sandlock 38 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 17, 1915 Old Greenwich, CT, US
Jack Sanford 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 18, 1929 Wellesley Hills, MA, US
Woody Smith 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 25, 1927 University City, MO, US
Jack Spring 21 R L 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 11, 1933 Spokane, WA, US
Joseph Tesauro 27 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1927
Benjamin Tompkins 25 R 5' 11.0" 185 1929
Joe Tully 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1928 MX
Edward Waytula 27 R 6' 2.0" 180 1927
Charles Weathers 27 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 13, 1927 Shelby, NC, US
Marvin Williams 24 L L 5' 10.0" 170 1930
Benny Zientara 36 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 14, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Edward Zinker 25 R R 6' 4.0" 197 1929

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