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1954 Newport News Dodgers

1954 > Class B > 1954 Piedmont League
Overall: 76-63
Scored 669 runs, Allowed 631 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-66

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: George Scherger
Represented: Newport News, 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 Richard Akers 20 17 48 11 3 0 0 .229 .292 14
2 Ultus Alvarez 21 95 326 91 23 7 5 .279 .439 143
3 Paul Armstrong 34 3 12
4 Arnold Banals 21 24 20 2 0 0 0 .100 .100 2
5 John Barbier 21 2 1
6 Richard Colloton* 22 34 110 27 7 1 0 .245 .327 36
7 Roger Craig 24 20 43 11 1 0 0 .256 .279 12
8 Lacey Curry 25 139 536 151 28 2 2 .282 .353 189
9 Daniel Daum* 26 45 102 26 4 2 0 .255 .333 34
10 Salvatore DeMatteis 24 22 66 10 1 0 0 .152 .167 11
11 Bobby Elkins* 20 90 286 69 10 7 7 .241 .399 114
12 Joe Frisina* 25 35 123 27 7 0 0 .220 .276 34
13 Clyde Girrens 25 51 138 31 5 0 2 .225 .304 42
14 John Glenn 25 137 528 150 25 13 16 .284 .472 249
15 Donald Huffman 22 47 43 5 1 0 0 .116 .140 6
16 Edward Jezek 23 29 46 5 0 0 1 .109 .174 8
17 Gene Johnson 23 136 537 144 17 8 8 .268 .374 201
18 Wayne Johnson 34 20 42 7 0 0 0 .167 .167 7
19 Clyde McNeal 25 75 259 80 19 2 10 .309 .514 133
20 Jack Milaskey 25 6 5
21 Larry Nault* 22 29 91 19 2 1 0 .209 .253 23
22 Roy Neville* 23 32 43 13 3 1 0 .302 .419 18
23 James Ollis 22 12 35 4 0 0 0 .114 .114 4
24 James Peterson 20 17 18 4 1 0 0 .222 .278 5
25 Clarence Pillow 20 3 6
26 Silas Ramsey 21 17 20 3 0 0 0 .150 .150 3
27 Charles Ready 23 30 52 12 0 0 0 .231 .231 12
28 William Saar 22 2 4
29 Sebastian Salemi? -- 11 19 3 0 0 0 .158 .158 3
30 George Scherger 33 59 141 40 3 1 0 .284 .319 45
31 Norm Sherry 22 122 382 98 13 3 12 .257 .401 153
32 Robert Spier* 20 5 5
33 James Sprankle 18 1 1
34 Lawrence Stankey* 20 114 423 123 27 6 18 .291 .511 216
35 Robert Sweeney 26 2 2
36 Jerry Wright 19 38 59 7 1 0 0 .119 .136 8
37 Oscar Young* 25 8 30
38 Sylvester Zacher* 21 15 9 3 0 0 0 .333 .333 3
38 Players 23.3 142 5315 4612 669 1194 205 54 81 595 137 581 819 .259 .339 .379 .719 1750 83 39
* - 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 Arnold Banals 21 4 2 .667 4.01 24 4 74.0 78 39 33 5 25 1.392 9.5 0.6 3.0
2 John Barbier 21 0 0 2
3 Roger Craig 24 8 3 .727 2.50 20 16 126.0 107 44 35 6 56 1.294 7.6 0.4 4.0
4 John Glenn 25 0 0 2
5 Donald Huffman 22 12 8 .600 3.77 46 11 129.0 121 65 54 6 78 1.543 8.4 0.4 5.4
6 Edward Jezek 23 7 7 .500 3.66 24 22 128.0 100 65 52 5 134 1.828 7.0 0.4 9.4
7 Wayne Johnson* 34 10 5 .667 3.07 20 17 126.0 109 51 43 5 61 1.349 7.8 0.4 4.4
8 Roy Neville* 23 6 3 .667 3.74 27 10 106.0 107 56 44 4 73 1.698 9.1 0.3 6.2
9 James Peterson 20 1 6 .143 6.46 16 6 46.0 54 42 33 2 43 2.109 10.6 0.4 8.4
10 Silas Ramsey 21 2 4 .333 6.75 17 4 60.0 74 62 45 9 45 1.983 11.1 1.4 6.8
11 Charles Ready 23 11 11 .500 3.45 30 23 154.0 124 76 59 2 99 1.448 7.2 0.1 5.8
12 Alexander Ropek 21 0 1 .000 3
13 George Scherger 33 0 0 1
14 Norm Sherry 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0
15 Robert Spier* 20 0 1 .000 5
16 James Sprankle 18 0 0 1
17 Lawrence Stankey* 20 0 0 1
18 Robert Sweeney 26 0 0 2
19 Jerry Wright 19 11 9 .550 2.94 38 23 193.0 162 79 63 8 102 1.368 7.6 0.4 4.8
20 Sylvester Zacher* 21 4 3 .571 3.65 15 4 37.0 30 22 15 3 25 1.486 7.3 0.7 6.1
20 Players 22.8 76 63 .547 142 142 631
* - 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
Donald Huffman 46 0.00
Jerry Wright 38 0.00
Charles Ready 30 0.00
Roy Neville 27 0.00
Arnold Banals 24 0.00
Edward Jezek 24 0.00
Roger Craig 20 0.00
Wayne Johnson 20 0.00
Silas Ramsey 17 0.00
James Peterson 16 0.00
Sylvester Zacher 15 0.00
Robert Spier 5 0.00
Alexander Ropek 3 0.00
John Barbier 2 0.00
Robert Sweeney 2 0.00
James Sprankle 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Richard Akers 20 R 5' 10.0" 185 1934
Ultus Alvarez 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 2, 1933 Cumanayagua, CU
Paul Armstrong 34 R 5' 9.0" 152 1920
Arnold Banals 21 R R 6' 5.0" 200 1933
John Barbier 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 17, 1933 Schenectady, NY, US
Richard Colloton 22 L 5' 11.0" 185 1932
Roger Craig 24 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Feb 17, 1930 Durham, NC, US
Lacey Curry 25 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 8, 1928 Wichita Falls, TX, US
Daniel Daum 26 L 6' 0.0" 162 1928
Salvatore DeMatteis 24 R 5' 10.0" 170 1930
Bobby Elkins 20 L 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 9, 1933 Lillie, LA, US
Joe Frisina 25 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 26, 1928 Tidioute, PA, US
Clyde Girrens 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1929
John Glenn 25 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 10, 1928 Moultrie, GA, US
Donald Huffman 22 R R 5' 8.0" 169 1932
Edward Jezek 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1931
Gene Johnson 23 R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 15, 1930 Yakima, WA, US
Wayne Johnson 34 R L 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 20, 1920 Piedmont, SC, US
Clyde McNeal 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 15, 1928 San Antonio, TX, US
Jack Milaskey 25 R 6' 3.0" 200 1929
Larry Nault 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 22, 1932 Blaine, KS, US
Roy Neville 23 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1931
James Ollis 22 R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 24, 1932
James Peterson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 5, 1934 Fort Worth, TX, US
Clarence Pillow 20 R 6' 2.0" 190 1934
Silas Ramsey 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 2, 1932 Auburndale, NY, US
Charles Ready 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Alexander Ropek 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 7, 1932 Detroit, MI, US
William Saar 22 R 6' 1.0" 195 1932
Sebastian Salemi -- Unknown
George Scherger 33 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Nov 10, 1920 Dickinson, ND, US
Norm Sherry 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 16, 1931 New York, NY, US
Robert Spier 20 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1934
James Sprankle 18 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 22, 1935 Lafayette, IN, US
Lawrence Stankey 20 L L 6' 0.0" 188 Dec 9, 1933 Joliet, IL, US
Robert Sweeney 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1928
Jerry Wright 19 R R 6' 1.0" Aug 31, 1934 Fort Smith, AR, US
Oscar Young 25 L 5' 11.0" 185 1929
Sylvester Zacher 21 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 25, 1932 Dupree, SD, US

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