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1954 Danville Leafs

1954 > Class B > 1954 Carolina League
Overall: 70-69
Scored 613 runs, Allowed 587 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-67

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Andy Gilbert
Represented: Danville, VA
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 Charles Allen* 26 106 344 307 35 78 19 2 11 42 0 35 22 .254 .330 .436 .767 134 0 2 0 Stats for 2 teams
2 Curt Barclay 22 61 130 121 15 32 4 1 4 16 0 5 22 .264 .299 .413 .712 50 1 3 0
3 Robert Beier 21 139 535 461 53 124 32 1 2 40 10 64 48 .269 .359 .356 .715 164 2 6 2
4 Joseph Borrelli* 23 103 392 339 42 92 14 3 3 42 0 47 56 .271 .366 .357 .723 121 4 1 1
5 John Brady 20 24 29 26 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 15 .038 .107 .038 .146 1 0 1 0
6 Marshall Bridges# 23 15 41 38 4 8 2 0 1 5 0 2 8 .211 .250 .342 .592 13 0 1 0
7 Melvin Collins 22 129 598 499 79 141 26 4 5 29 14 85 30 .283 .386 .381 .766 190 0 12 2
8 John Fitzgerald* 20 6 8 0 .000
9 Andy Gilbert 39 47 133 120 22 44 7 1 11 35 0 11 19 .367 .414 .717 1.130 86 0 0 2
10 John Hafenecker 25 93 373 351 43 90 18 2 1 25 11 16 34 .256 .286 .328 .613 115 0 2 4
11 Earl Hemberger* 21 10 8 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .250 .375 2 0 0 0
12 Russell Hiltunen 23 9 7 2 .286
13 Nels Hoerner 22 29 28 25 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 7 .200 .231 .200 .431 5 0 2 0
14 Willie Kirkland* 20 17 58 48 10 13 0 2 2 7 0 8 14 .271 .368 .479 .848 23 0 1 1
15 George Kostelac* 23 45 159 142 23 43 9 1 8 34 1 16 24 .303 .373 .549 .923 78 0 1 0
16 William Lefever 19 2 3 0 .000
17 James Mazzola 23 34 52 43 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 23 .140 .245 .140 .384 6 0 3 0
18 James McDonald 23 3 2 0 .000 Stats for 2 teams
19 Charles Menke 25 22 43 38 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 22 .000 .073 .000 .073 0 1 2 0
20 Richard Messner 24 10 8 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .250 .375 2 0 0 0
21 Donald Mireau 23 9 27 8 .296
22 Alexander Murawski 24 38 76 67 6 19 2 0 0 6 0 6 14 .284 .342 .313 .656 21 0 3 0
23 Larry Paladino 24 26 28 28 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 .143 .143 .179 .321 5 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
24 Will Prior 25 41 114 100 16 28 7 1 3 11 1 12 19 .280 .351 .460 .811 46 0 0 2
25 Bob Reich* 23 39 27 24 4 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .280 .333 .613 8 0 2 0
26 Ramon Rivera? -- 3 3 0 .000
27 Arthur Rosser 24 35 32 28 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .179 .207 .179 .385 5 0 3 0
28 Kelly Searcy* 23 6 7 1 .143
29 Bob Smith 23 139 594 542 79 159 34 1 14 94 13 42 73 .293 .343 .437 .780 237 2 2 6
30 Albert Stieglitz* 20 118 440 395 31 99 21 2 4 51 0 33 64 .251 .307 .344 .652 136 2 4 6
31 Daniel Toma 23 21 63 60 6 9 1 1 0 7 1 3 5 .150 .190 .200 .390 12 0 0 0
32 Ozzie Virgil 22 137 578 530 78 154 34 7 9 68 12 36 65 .291 .337 .432 .769 229 2 8 2
33 Gordie Windhorn 20 114 484 443 71 128 22 3 8 52 19 23 61 .289 .325 .406 .731 180 3 10 5
33 Players 22.9 139 5208 4663 613 1253 243 32 82 548 82 445 679 .269 .330 .387 .718 1806 67 33
* - 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 Curt Barclay 22 19 11 .633 3.16 35 30 23 3 248.0 238 101 87 18 77 129 4 1 5 1.270 8.6 0.7 2.8 4.7 1.68
2 John Brady 20 3 9 .250 4.67 24 13 3 2 81.0 55 45 42 6 89 60 3 0 6 1.778 6.1 0.7 9.9 6.7 0.67
3 John Fitzgerald* 20 1 5 .167 6 26.0 22 39 2.346 7.6 13.5
4 Earl Hemberger 21 0 0 1
5 Russell Hiltunen 23 0 1 .000 9
6 Nels Hoerner 22 5 7 .417 3.40 29 9 5 0 98.0 89 44 37 7 40 71 0 1 7 1.316 8.2 0.6 3.7 6.5 1.78
7 Andrew Mascia? 23 0 0 4
8 James Mazzola 23 10 6 .625 2.80 33 14 5 3 151.0 144 60 47 12 59 69 6 1 1 1.344 8.6 0.7 3.5 4.1 1.17
9 James McDonald? 23 0 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
10 Charles Menke 25 6 6 .500 3.73 22 18 5 1 111.0 107 59 46 9 64 71 6 0 6 1.541 8.7 0.7 5.2 5.8 1.11
11 Richard Messner 24 0 3 .000 10.64 10 5 1 0 22.0 27 27 26 4 22 4 1 0 3 2.227 11.0 1.6 9.0 1.6 0.18
12 Alexander Murawski 24 13 8 .619 2.95 36 25 14 5 189.0 170 76 62 16 81 115 5 1 9 1.328 8.1 0.8 3.9 5.5 1.42
13 Larry Paladino 24 2 5 .286 6.56 25 8 1 0 81.0 105 69 59 8 57 46 3 0 3 2.000 11.7 0.9 6.3 5.1 0.81 Stats for 2 teams
14 Bob Reich* 23 6 5 .545 4.17 39 8 1 0 108.0 120 64 50 8 43 67 2 0 4 1.509 10.0 0.7 3.6 5.6 1.56
15 Arthur Rosser* 24 7 6 .538 3.36 33 4 2 0 91.0 84 42 34 3 27 59 1 1 2 1.220 8.3 0.3 2.7 5.8 2.19
16 Kelly Searcy* 23 0 2 .000 6
16 Players 23.0 70 69 .504 139 139 587
* - 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
Albert Stieglitz 116 632 70 12 6 .983 6.05 23
Will Prior 34 145 9 1 4 .994 4.53 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joseph Borrelli 100 818 58 24 85 .973 8.76
Andy Gilbert 32 226 14 6 15 .976 7.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Beier 139 353 352 26 86 .964 5.07

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ozzie Virgil 127 179 264 21 22 .955 3.49
Daniel Toma 10 8 21 2 2 .935 2.90

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Melvin Collins 129 208 419 30 85 .954 4.86
Ozzie Virgil 11 22 23 2 5 .957 4.09

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Smith 135 243 14 5 1 .981 1.90
Gordie Windhorn 112 205 11 8 5 .964 1.93
John Hafenecker 88 186 12 5 4 .975 2.25
Charles Allen 77 111 11 8 4 .938 1.58 Stats for 2 teams
George Kostelac 34 39 6 5 2 .900 1.32
Willie Kirkland 16 20 6 2 0 .929 1.63

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Reich 39 7 18 4 0 .862 0.64
Alexander Murawski 36 10 26 1 4 .973 1.00
Curt Barclay 35 21 62 1 5 .988 2.37
James Mazzola 33 9 44 1 2 .981 1.61
Arthur Rosser 33 6 16 1 2 .957 0.67
Nels Hoerner 29 5 15 2 1 .909 0.69
Larry Paladino 25 2 17 4 0 .826 0.76 Stats for 2 teams
John Brady 24 4 16 0 0 1.000 0.83
Charles Menke 22 7 10 2 0 .895 0.77
Richard Messner 10 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.80
Russell Hiltunen 9 0.00
John Fitzgerald 6 0.00
Kelly Searcy 6 0.00
Andrew Mascia 4 0.00
James McDonald 3 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Earl Hemberger 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charles Allen 26 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 3, 1927 Raleigh, NC, US
Curt Barclay 22 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 22, 1931 Chicago, IL, US
Robert Beier 21 R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Joseph Borrelli 23 L 6' 2.0" 180 1931
John Brady 20 R R 6' 2.0" 181 1934
Marshall Bridges 23 S L 6' 1.0" 165 Jun 2, 1931 Jackson, MS, US
Melvin Collins 22 R 5' 10.0" 162 1932
John Fitzgerald 20 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 15, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
Andy Gilbert 39 R R 6' 0.0" 203 Jul 18, 1914 Bradenville, PA, US
John Hafenecker 25 R 5' 11.0" 160 Dec 15, 1928
Earl Hemberger 21 L R 6' 1.0" 178 1933
Russell Hiltunen 23 R R 5' 8.0" 155 1931
Nels Hoerner 22 R R 6' 3.0" 183 Mar 6, 1932 St. Louis, MO, US
Willie Kirkland 20 L R 6' 1.0" 206 Feb 17, 1934 Siluria, AL, US
George Kostelac 23 L 5' 11.0" 190 1931
William Lefever 19 R 5' 10.0" 160 1935
Andrew Mascia 23 R 6' 4.0" 185 1931
James Mazzola 23 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1931
James McDonald 23 R 5' 8.0" 154 1931
Charles Menke 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1929
Richard Messner 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
Donald Mireau 23 R 6' 4.0" 215 1931
Alexander Murawski 24 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1930
Larry Paladino 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 15, 1929 Center Ridge, AR, US
Will Prior 25 R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 5, 1929
Bob Reich 23 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 22, 1931 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ramon Rivera -- Unknown
Arthur Rosser 24 R L 6' 4.0" 170 Feb 22, 1930
Kelly Searcy 23 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 25, 1931 Nashville, TN, US
Bob Smith 23 R 6' 3.0" 195 1931
Albert Stieglitz 20 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 13, 1933 Columbia, SC, US
Daniel Toma 23 R 6' 1.0" 170 1931
Ozzie Virgil 22 R R 6' 1.0" 174 May 17, 1932 Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Gordie Windhorn 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 19, 1933 Watseka, IL, US

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