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1954 Boise Pilots

1954 > Class C > 1954 Pioneer League
Overall: 47-84
Scored 659 runs, Allowed 877 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 49-82

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Ed Fernandes
Represented: Boise, ID
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 Joseph Arenivar* 21 40 146 35 5 1 1 .240 .308 45
2 Gene Armstrong 23 34 56 7 0 0 0 .125 .125 7
3 Thomas Ballinger 21 7 25 4 .160
4 Gordon Beecroft 19 70 188 46 8 1 1 .245 .314 59
5 Dennis Bell? -- 18 51 13 5 0 2 .255 .471 24
6 Robert Bloom 23 13 29 1 0 0 1 .034 .138 4
7 Eugene Bowman 21 7 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 William Colby* 24 4 3 1 .333
9 Vertis Elmore 22 10 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
10 Ed Fernandes# 36 36 30 8 0 0 0 .267 .267 8
11 Don Fodrea? -- 13 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1
12 William Francis# 23 51 82 18 0 0 0 .220 .220 18
13 Mel Gallup* 23 5 13 5 .385
14 Virgil Giovannoni 25 19 39 5 0 0 0 .128 .128 5
15 Frank Hardy* 21 106 298 66 8 1 3 .221 .285 85
16 John Harvey 20 4 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 Ron Henry 17 21 52 5 2 0 0 .096 .135 7
18 Raymond Herrera 22 126 471 123 23 2 3 .261 .338 159
19 Rick Herrera 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Salvador Herrera? -- 20 74 14 1 1 2 .189 .311 23
21 John Hogue? -- 3 10 2 .200
22 Franklin Huff 21 6 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Benjamin Jeffey* 25 11 35 3 0 0 0 .086 .086 3
24 Richard Johnson 19 50 159 28 5 0 1 .176 .226 36
25 Roger Jongewaard* 17 61 201 67 13 0 1 .333 .413 83
26 Richard Joslyn? -- 3 6 1 .167
27 Charles Kasden* 22 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Delbert Kast 23 56 217 61 14 1 4 .281 .410 89
29 Jack Klein 22 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
30 Dick Klingman 22 46 168 42 11 0 1 .250 .333 56
31 Jack Koski 20 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 Herbert Markley 22 110 390 89 14 1 8 .228 .331 129
33 Richard Matlock# 20 17 19 2 0 0 0 .105 .105 2 Stats for 2 teams
34 Lee Maye* 19 78 310 99 23 7 9 .319 .526 163
35 Tom McAnany? -- 11 21 6 3 0 0 .286 .429 9
36 Dick Myers 18 6 9 1 .111
37 Alfred Neuenswander 24 31 54 4 2 0 0 .074 .111 6 Stats for 2 teams
38 Charles Patrick* 21 38 32 6 0 0 0 .188 .188 6
39 Floyd Robinson* 18 46 184 60 11 2 0 .326 .408 75
40 Matthew Rose 19 7 23 2 .087
41 Ronald Saatzer 20 30 51 8 0 0 2 .157 .275 14
42 Carl Schmidt* 19 71 232 51 11 2 3 .220 .323 75 Stats for 2 teams
43 Bob Shank 19 3 10 2 .200
44 Ernie Sierra 31 120 410 88 7 1 0 .215 .237 97
45 Stan Stewart 21 6 11 3 .273
46 Gordie Tench 22 16 39 9 1 1 0 .231 .308 12
47 Lloy Thornburgh 18 18 37 5 3 0 0 .135 .216 8
48 Dick Wilson 31 14 50 13 1 1 1 .260 .380 19
49 Tom Zins? 22 19 65 17 1 0 0 .262 .277 18
50 Bob Zubeck -- 25 73 14 4 1 0 .192 .274 20
50 Players 22.0 132 5271 4324 659 1022 176 25 43 552 87 867 893 .236 .362 .318 .680 1377 52 28
* - 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 Gene Armstrong 23 8 13 .381 4.73 31 20 179.0 203 100 94 16 59 1.464 10.2 0.8 3.0
2 Robert Bloom 23 4 4 .500 3.67 13 10 88.1 88 50 36 6 32 1.358 9.0 0.6 3.3
3 Eugene Bowman 21 0 1 .000 7
4 William Colby 24 0 1 .000 4
5 Vertis Elmore 22 0 1 .000 7.44 8 2 32.2 44 36 27 2 33 2.357 12.1 0.6 9.1
6 Don Fodrea? -- 2 4 .333 4.83 13 5 54.0 69 38 29 5 12 1.500 11.5 0.8 2.0
7 William Francis* 23 10 15 .400 3.88 46 24 204.0 201 102 88 7 91 1.431 8.9 0.3 4.0
8 Virgil Giovannoni 25 5 10 .333 4.71 19 15 107.0 157 79 56 5 35 1.794 13.2 0.4 2.9
9 John Harvey 20 0 0 4 Stats for 2 teams
10 Rick Herrera 19 0 0 1
11 Franklin Huff* 21 0 2 .000 6
12 Charles Kasden* 22 0 0 2
13 Jack Klein 22 0 1 .000 3
14 Jack Koski 20 0 0 2
15 Richard Matlock 20 5 4 .556 5.65 16 6 57.1 62 40 36 6 36 1.709 9.7 0.9 5.7 Stats for 2 teams
16 Alfred Neuenswander 24 7 14 .333 5.86 31 25 172.0 232 144 112 9 106 1.965 12.1 0.5 5.5 Stats for 2 teams
17 Norm Ornellas? 19 0 0 1
18 Charles Patrick 21 1 9 .100 7.05 35 9 113.2 144 112 89 12 83 1.997 11.4 1.0 6.6
19 James Petersen? -- 0 0 1
20 Ronald Saatzer 20 4 9 .308 6.48 27 17 126.1 161 113 91 12 86 1.955 11.5 0.9 6.1
21 Gordie Tench 22 6 5 .545 6.09 15 12 85.2 100 68 58 6 63 1.903 10.5 0.6 6.6
22 Ronald Varnum 21 0 0 1
22 Players 22.4 47 84 .359 132 132 877
* - 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
William Francis 46 0.00
Charles Patrick 35 0.00
Gene Armstrong 31 0.00
Alfred Neuenswander 31 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ronald Saatzer 27 0.00
Virgil Giovannoni 19 0.00
Richard Matlock 16 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Gordie Tench 15 0.00
Robert Bloom 13 0.00
Don Fodrea 13 0.00
Vertis Elmore 8 0.00
Eugene Bowman 7 0.00
Franklin Huff 6 0.00
William Colby 4 0.00
John Harvey 4 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Klein 3 0.00
Charles Kasden 2 0.00
Rick Herrera 1 0.00
Norm Ornellas 1 0.00
James Petersen 1 0.00
Ronald Varnum 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joseph Arenivar 21 L L 5' 10.0" 180 1933
Gene Armstrong 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 19, 1931 Oakland, CA, US
Thomas Ballinger 21 R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 15, 1932
Gordon Beecroft 19 R L 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 14, 1935 Powell River, BC, CA
Dennis Bell -- Unknown
Robert Bloom 23 R R 6' 4.0" 195 1931
Eugene Bowman 21 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 10, 1932 Santa Barbara, CA, US
William Colby 24 L R 5' 11.0" 194 1930
Vertis Elmore 22 R R 5' 10.0" 167 1932
Ed Fernandes 36 S R 5' 9.0" 185 Mar 11, 1918 Oakland, CA, US
Don Fodrea -- Unknown
William Francis 23 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 15, 1930 San Pedro, CA, US
Mel Gallup 23 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 20, 1930 Santa Monica, CA, US
Virgil Giovannoni 25 R R 6' 4.0" 230 Jun 8, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Frank Hardy 21 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 5, 1932 Havre, MT, US
John Harvey 20 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 12, 1933 Monterey Park, CA, US
Ron Henry 17 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 7, 1936 Chester, PA, US
Raymond Herrera 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jan 23, 1932 Jerome, AZ, US
Rick Herrera 19 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 10, 1934 Oakland, CA, US
Salvador Herrera -- Unknown
John Hogue -- Unknown
Franklin Huff 21 R L 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 24, 1933 Magna, UT, US
Benjamin Jeffey 25 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1929
Richard Johnson 19 R 5' 10.0" 155 1935
Roger Jongewaard 17 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 3, 1936 SD, US
Richard Joslyn -- Unknown
Charles Kasden 22 L L 5' 11.0" 160 1932
Delbert Kast 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 5, 1930 Geyserville, CA, US
Jack Klein 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 4, 1932 Sault Ste. Marie, MI, US
Dick Klingman 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 8, 1932 Oakland, CA, US
Jack Koski 20 R R 6' 2.0" 158 Feb 12, 1934 Madera, CA, US
Herbert Markley 22 R 6' 3.0" 210 1932
Richard Matlock 20 S R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 11, 1934 San Francisco, CA, US
Lee Maye 19 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 11, 1934 Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Tom McAnany -- Unknown
Dick Myers 18 R 6' 1.0" 185 May 11, 1936
Alfred Neuenswander 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 16, 1930 Boise, ID, US
Norm Ornellas 19 Jun 24, 1935 Oakland, CA, US
Charles Patrick 21 L R 6' 2.0" 175 May 31, 1933 Salinas, CA, US
James Petersen -- Unknown
Floyd Robinson 18 L R 5' 9.0" 175 May 9, 1936 Prescott, AR, US
Matthew Rose 19 R 5' 10.0" 180 1935
Ronald Saatzer 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1934
Carl Schmidt 19 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 18, 1934 Bridgeport, NE, US
Bob Shank 19 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 19, 1934 Sacramento, CA, US
Ernie Sierra 31 R R 5' 8.0" 140 Dec 14, 1922 Los Angeles, CA, US
Stan Stewart 21 R R 6' 0.0" 162 Nov 28, 1932 Los Angeles, CA, US
Gordie Tench 22 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Aug 10, 1931 Trail, BC, CA
Lloy Thornburgh 18 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 23, 1935 Weatherford, OK, US
Ronald Varnum 21 R R 6' 2.0" 201 1933
Dick Wilson 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 24, 1922 Salina, KS, US
Tom Zins 22 Aug 28, 1931 Haverhill, MA, US
Bob Zubeck -- R 5' 10.0" 160 Unknown

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