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1954 Elmira Pioneers

1954 > Class A > 1954 Eastern League
Overall: 77-63
Scored 607 runs, Allowed 550 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-64

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Tommy Holmes
Represented: Elmira, 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 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 Pedro Almenares 21 123 489 456 63 124 26 3 9 57 4 22 37 .272 .308 .401 .709 183 3 5 3
2 Herbert Banton 25 2 6 3 .500
3 Joseph Bielemeier 27 37 19 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .059 .000 .059 0 0 2 0
4 Don Brate* 23 28 31 26 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 4 5 .154 .267 .154 .421 4 0 1 0
5 Melvin Chaplin 21 24 52 50 5 10 1 0 0 4 0 1 14 .200 .216 .220 .436 11 0 1 0
6 Laban Dean 30 6 14 1 .071
7 Gerald Didier* 22 134 584 490 83 125 15 4 1 31 9 75 46 .255 .358 .308 .667 151 5 12 2
8 Bobby Dolan 23 106 393 350 45 90 9 8 1 34 18 32 65 .257 .322 .337 .659 118 3 5 3
9 Omer Ehlers 25 53 148 128 8 24 2 1 0 10 1 15 20 .188 .277 .219 .496 28 2 0 3
10 Henry Franklin 29 15 26 26 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 .231 .231 .269 .500 7 0 0 0
11 Gabe Gabler* 23 103 374 319 39 54 9 5 7 32 3 41 94 .169 .266 .295 .561 94 3 6 5
12 Douglas Gostlin 24 26 19 16 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 .063 .167 .125 .292 2 0 1 0
13 Emmit Hall 28 14 27 24 3 8 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 .333 .370 .417 .787 10 1 0 1
14 Tommy Holmes* 37 24 23 19 3 7 1 0 0 5 0 3 0 .368 .435 .421 .856 8 0 0 1
15 Walt Jasinski 24 31 66 53 2 10 0 0 0 2 0 7 14 .189 .283 .189 .472 10 0 6 0
16 Jim Koranda 20 119 457 392 64 96 18 7 10 63 2 58 91 .245 .342 .403 .745 158 1 4 2
17 Joseph Kwiatkowski 27 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 McKinley Mosley 25 29 58 52 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 19 .077 .094 .077 .171 4 0 5 0
19 Salvatore Olivo 23 58 146 126 15 26 3 1 0 9 1 17 19 .206 .306 .246 .552 31 1 2 0
20 Clyde Parris 31 133 572 504 65 158 40 11 11 90 2 55 74 .313 .383 .502 .885 253 4 5 4
21 Joe Pignatano 24 118 408 335 47 83 10 9 2 51 6 61 52 .248 .363 .349 .712 117 1 8 3
22 Tom Puehl 25 34 71 66 8 17 2 0 0 3 0 2 6 .258 .279 .288 .567 19 0 3 0
23 Richard Raklovits* 26 135 570 484 74 130 18 11 8 71 6 79 75 .269 .370 .401 .771 194 1 3 3
24 Oscar Sardinas* 23 109 418 360 51 106 21 7 3 43 2 50 48 .294 .383 .417 .800 150 3 3 2
25 Arthur Sheridan 24 7 10 1 .100
26 Lawrence Stankey* 20 27 119 97 17 28 6 0 3 16 0 15 17 .289 .390 .443 .833 43 3 1 3
27 Emerson Unzicker 21 10 19 15 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 6 .200 .294 .267 .561 4 0 2 0
28 Kenneth Worley 23 4 13 2 .154
29 Edward Yasinski 27 20 36 33 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 3 14 .182 .250 .182 .432 6 0 0 0
29 Players 24.0 140 5118 4482 607 1127 187 68 55 531 45 549 737 .251 .332 .360 .693 1615 74 13
* - 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 Herbert Banton 25 1 1 .500 2
2 Joseph Bielemeier 27 3 4 .429 2.50 37 2 1 0 72.0 58 25 20 1 17 30 0 0 0 1.042 7.2 0.1 2.1 3.8 1.76
3 Don Brate* 23 6 3 .667 2.96 27 8 4 2 82.0 79 34 27 1 52 32 1 0 6 1.598 8.7 0.1 5.7 3.5 0.62
4 Melvin Chaplin 21 9 8 .529 3.59 23 14 9 0 133.0 141 64 53 8 53 33 1 2 1 1.459 9.5 0.5 3.6 2.2 0.62
5 Roger Craig 24 0 0 9.00 3 1 2.0 4 6 2 2 3.000 18.0 9.0
6 Laban Dean 30 3 1 .750 6
7 Henry Franklin 29 5 4 .556 3.30 15 9 3 1 71.0 63 36 26 1 39 27 0 1 1 1.437 8.0 0.1 4.9 3.4 0.69
8 Douglas Gostlin 24 7 3 .700 2.57 25 8 1 0 70.0 58 25 20 0 45 46 3 0 4 1.471 7.5 0.0 5.8 5.9 1.02
9 Walt Jasinski 24 10 10 .500 2.35 31 23 12 4 180.0 186 59 47 6 51 60 2 1 0 1.317 9.3 0.3 2.6 3.0 1.18
10 McKinley Mosley 25 9 13 .409 3.95 29 21 8 0 164.0 144 85 72 4 73 92 5 0 4 1.323 7.9 0.2 4.0 5.0 1.26
11 Salvatore Olivo 23 0 0 2
12 Tom Puehl 25 13 5 .722 2.82 34 20 7 0 182.0 156 71 57 6 85 100 2 2 2 1.324 7.7 0.3 4.2 4.9 1.18
13 Silas Ramsey 21 0 0 3
14 Arthur Sheridan 24 0 3 .000 6
15 Emerson Unzicker* 21 3 3 .500 4.08 10 9 2 0 53.0 49 36 24 2 45 31 0 0 2 1.774 8.3 0.3 7.6 5.3 0.69
16 Edward Yasinski 27 8 5 .615 4.14 20 13 5 1 111.0 108 59 51 4 56 59 2 0 5 1.477 8.8 0.3 4.5 4.8 1.05
16 Players 24.7 77 63 .550 140 140 550
* - 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
Joe Pignatano 108 485 78 10 9 .983 5.21 7
Omer Ehlers 35 123 12 1 1 .993 3.86 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gabe Gabler 100 815 69 16 84 .982 8.84
Lawrence Stankey 27 247 18 10 29 .964 9.81
Jim Koranda 18 117 10 3 10 .977 7.06

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gerald Didier 131 288 340 20 91 .969 4.79
Richard Raklovits 13 26 34 2 5 .968 4.62

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clyde Parris 133 175 292 37 37 .927 3.51

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Dolan 96 198 257 36 58 .927 4.74
Richard Raklovits 53 82 147 11 26 .954 4.32

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pedro Almenares 118 253 6 15 0 .945 2.19
Oscar Sardinas 105 182 9 5 2 .974 1.82
Jim Koranda 102 227 21 11 6 .958 2.43
Richard Raklovits 71 133 12 1 1 .993 2.04
Salvatore Olivo 57 98 5 4 1 .963 1.81

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joseph Bielemeier 37 2 13 0 1 1.000 0.41
Tom Puehl 34 6 12 2 1 .900 0.53
Walt Jasinski 31 18 37 1 2 .982 1.77
McKinley Mosley 29 9 31 1 1 .976 1.38
Don Brate 27 3 16 0 2 1.000 0.70
Douglas Gostlin 25 5 9 2 0 .875 0.56
Melvin Chaplin 23 5 31 2 0 .947 1.57
Edward Yasinski 20 8 9 1 0 .944 0.85
Henry Franklin 15 5 8 0 0 1.000 0.87
Emerson Unzicker 10 5 18 0 3 1.000 2.30
Laban Dean 6 0.00
Arthur Sheridan 6 0.00
Roger Craig 3 0.00
Silas Ramsey 3 0.00
Herbert Banton 2 0.00
Salvatore Olivo 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Pedro Almenares 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 May 19, 1933 Manzanillo, Granma, CU
Herbert Banton 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1929
Joseph Bielemeier 27 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 26, 1927 Mount Angel, OR, US
Don Brate 23 L L 5' 11.0" 165 1931
Melvin Chaplin 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1933
Roger Craig 24 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Feb 17, 1930 Durham, NC, US
Laban Dean 30 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1924
Gerald Didier 22 L 5' 8.0" 165 1932
Bobby Dolan 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 8, 1930 Evansville, IA, US
Omer Ehlers 25 R 6' 2.0" 180 1929
Henry Franklin 29 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1925
Gabe Gabler 23 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Douglas Gostlin 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1930
Emmit Hall 28 R 5' 11.0" 180 1926
Tommy Holmes 37 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 29, 1917 Brooklyn, NY, US
Walt Jasinski 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 24, 1929 Hollis, NY, US
Jim Koranda 20 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 3, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Joseph Kwiatkowski 27 R 5' 10.0" 170 1927
McKinley Mosley 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1929
Salvatore Olivo 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1931
Clyde Parris 31 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Sep 11, 1922 Panama, Panama, PA
Joe Pignatano 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 4, 1929 Brooklyn, NY, US
Tom Puehl 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 May 15, 1929 Cincinnati, OH, US
Richard Raklovits 26 L 5' 10.0" 185 1928
Silas Ramsey 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 2, 1932 Auburndale, NY, US
Oscar Sardinas 23 L L 5' 6.0" 170 Jul 18, 1930 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Arthur Sheridan 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Lawrence Stankey 20 L L 6' 0.0" 188 Dec 9, 1933 Joliet, IL, US
Emerson Unzicker 21 R L 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 15, 1932 Hamilton, OH, US
Kenneth Worley 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1931
Edward Yasinski 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1927

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