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1954 San Jose Red Sox

1954 > Class C > 1954 California League
Overall: 78-62
Scored 798 runs, Allowed 765 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-67

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Red Marion
Represented: San Jose, CA
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (San Jose, CA)
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 Ted Bowsfield 19 16 12 11 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .364 .417 .545 .962 6 0 0 0
2 Leroy Bradley 20 48 135 113 19 31 1 0 5 23 1 16 16 .274 .359 .416 .775 47 0 4 2
3 Wayne Braga 19 24 35 26 6 3 1 0 0 4 1 8 9 .115 .343 .154 .497 4 1 0 0
4 Floyd Brower 21 23 17 10 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 .300 .533 .400 .933 4 0 2 0
5 Ray Cardinale? -- 7 4 0 .000 Stats for 2 teams
6 Elm Daley 20 20 59 44 10 10 1 0 0 6 0 12 12 .227 .404 .250 .654 11 1 2 0
7 Bob Gauthier 19 35 127 115 10 34 4 1 1 21 0 10 27 .296 .349 .374 .723 43 0 1 1
8 Clarence Gibson 20 36 134 98 14 16 2 0 1 11 0 29 20 .163 .354 .214 .568 21 1 4 2 Stats for 2 teams
9 Donald Glenn 19 13 12 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .200 .333 .200 .533 2 0 0 0
10 Troy Herriage 23 24 64 52 7 5 0 1 0 1 0 9 28 .096 .242 .135 .377 7 1 2 0
11 Vernon Hinckley 24 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
12 Carl Hodson 23 121 512 425 79 128 20 12 6 81 6 64 50 .301 .394 .447 .841 190 3 17 3
13 Thomas Keough? -- 8 11 1 .091
14 Gary Killingsworth 23 127 515 459 48 120 21 1 1 39 1 42 43 .261 .323 .318 .641 146 1 10 3
15 Don King 20 2 2 0 .000
16 Richard Kraft 19 6 11 1 .091
17 Wayne Lawrie 22 52 127 108 12 23 4 1 0 12 2 17 27 .213 .323 .269 .591 29 1 0 1
18 James Lee* 20 26 28 21 2 6 1 0 0 3 0 4 9 .286 .400 .333 .733 7 0 3 0
19 Milton McDermott* 23 54 139 122 14 34 3 1 0 10 0 15 21 .279 .362 .320 .682 39 1 1 0
20 Syl McNinch* 24 116 514 454 79 145 25 4 10 88 0 47 31 .319 .387 .458 .845 208 4 7 2
21 Orland Mecham 24 2 4 1 .250
22 Julio Ondani 25 1 3 1 .333
23 Jack Osborn 20 40 90 74 7 15 3 0 0 5 0 9 22 .203 .314 .243 .557 18 3 4 0
24 Bull Palica 34 50 52 44 3 4 2 0 0 4 0 3 6 .091 .146 .136 .282 6 0 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
25 Jack Petersen 19 7 9 2 .222 Stats for 2 teams
26 William Rauland 23 2 5 0 .000
27 Joseph Ross 23 33 79 61 8 11 2 0 0 8 0 15 23 .180 .342 .213 .555 13 0 3 0
28 John Shuster 19 10 20 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .111 .200 .111 .311 2 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
29 John Smith 20 140 644 503 116 154 34 3 9 68 9 118 81 .306 .441 .439 .880 221 6 13 4
30 Edward Sobczak 32 135 603 520 104 162 27 4 16 104 15 66 68 .312 .394 .471 .865 245 7 7 3
31 Nino Spatafore 21 99 442 362 83 106 19 1 12 61 31 66 66 .293 .408 .450 .858 163 5 8 1
32 George Storti 23 15 15 11 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 .091 .267 .091 .358 1 0 0 1
33 Bob Thollander 23 40 108 95 8 18 6 1 1 6 0 10 26 .189 .264 .305 .569 29 0 2 1
34 Harvey Toso 25 102 438 367 52 87 7 2 0 31 2 52 52 .237 .337 .267 .604 98 4 14 1
35 Robert Turk 19 135 566 519 70 151 16 5 14 87 6 30 67 .291 .330 .422 .752 219 2 11 4
36 Bruce Weaver* 21 17 69 47 7 8 2 0 0 7 0 20 14 .170 .420 .213 .633 10 1 0 1
37 Dick Wilson 31 47 207 165 35 51 7 2 5 32 0 40 20 .309 .447 .467 .913 77 1 1 0
38 Earl Wilson 19 21 21 15 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 .400 .526 .400 .926 6 0 2 0
39 William Zonner 20 15 18 15 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 .200 .250 .267 .517 4 0 2 0
39 Players 23.2 142 5649 4804 798 1326 208 39 80 706 76 697 756 .276 .366 .386 .751 1852 117 31
* - 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 Ted Bowsfield* 19 2 3 .400 4.95 16 5 1 0 40.0 26 27 22 3 41 49 3 0 9 1.675 5.8 0.7 9.2 11.0 1.20
2 Floyd Brower 21 3 2 .600 5.71 21 1 0 0 41.0 48 37 26 4 32 21 1 0 3 1.951 10.5 0.9 7.0 4.6 0.66
3 Donald Glenn 19 2 1 .667 6.87 13 3 1 0 38.0 47 29 29 4 22 18 0 0 0 1.816 11.1 0.9 5.2 4.3 0.82
4 Troy Herriage 23 10 10 .500 2.33 24 22 11 2 162.0 151 56 42 7 64 116 7 0 6 1.327 8.4 0.4 3.6 6.4 1.81
5 Vernon Hinckley 24 0 0 15
6 Don King* 20 0 1 .000 2
7 James Lee 20 5 1 .833 4.70 24 2 0 0 69.0 67 40 36 5 49 64 1 1 1 1.681 8.7 0.7 6.4 8.3 1.31
8 Orland Mecham 24 0 1 .000 2
9 Jack Osborn 20 14 13 .519 4.48 39 29 10 1 223.0 222 128 111 15 91 152 5 0 9 1.404 9.0 0.6 3.7 6.1 1.67
10 Bull Palica 34 14 7 .667 3.18 50 7 4 1 150.0 165 75 53 7 49 87 1 1 3 1.427 9.9 0.4 2.9 5.2 1.78 Stats for 2 teams
11 Jack Petersen 19 0 4 .000 7 Stats for 2 teams
12 Joseph Ross 23 13 7 .650 4.22 33 29 10 0 192.0 186 102 90 8 112 136 4 0 7 1.552 8.7 0.4 5.2 6.4 1.21
13 George Storti 23 0 1 .000 9.26 14 3 0 0 35.0 48 44 36 3 46 28 0 1 4 2.686 12.3 0.8 11.8 7.2 0.61
14 Bob Thollander 23 14 10 .583 4.12 31 28 17 3 216.0 201 113 99 16 101 193 1 0 3 1.398 8.4 0.7 4.2 8.0 1.91
15 Robert Turk 19 0 0 1
16 Earl Wilson 19 2 2 .500 6.71 21 6 0 0 59.0 46 47 44 6 72 45 6 0 6 2.000 7.0 0.9 11.0 6.9 0.63
17 William Zonner 20 4 3 .571 8.25 15 8 0 0 48.0 45 50 44 3 59 35 4 0 4 2.167 8.4 0.6 11.1 6.6 0.59
17 Players 22.9 78 62 .557 142 142 765
* - 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
Carl Hodson 93 592 53 18 9 .973 6.94 10
Bob Gauthier 28 192 10 7 4 .967 7.21 6
Dick Wilson 24 186 15 3 5 .985 8.38 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Syl McNinch 116 813 45 10 70 .988 7.40
Clarence Gibson 23 196 12 9 13 .959 9.04 Stats for 2 teams
Bruce Weaver 17 121 5 2 11 .984 7.41
Gary Killingsworth 13 95 13 1 4 .991 8.31

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harvey Toso 97 259 174 12 56 .973 4.46
Gary Killingsworth 42 102 65 11 16 .938 3.98
Wayne Lawrie 19 43 19 3 7 .954 3.26

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Turk 96 101 170 31 12 .897 2.82
Leroy Bradley 35 24 48 6 9 .923 2.06
John Smith 18 23 46 9 6 .885 3.83

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Smith 124 181 303 39 44 .925 3.90
Wayne Lawrie 16 12 30 6 4 .875 2.63

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Sobczak 135 339 18 12 4 .967 2.64
Nino Spatafore 92 174 19 6 2 .970 2.10
Gary Killingsworth 77 109 9 3 0 .975 1.53
Robert Turk 41 64 5 5 1 .932 1.68
Carl Hodson 31 40 5 2 2 .957 1.45
Milton McDermott 31 37 3 4 0 .909 1.29
Dick Wilson 25 37 1 0 0 1.000 1.52
Wayne Braga 22 16 1 0 0 1.000 0.77
Elm Daley 18 28 3 1 0 .969 1.72

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bull Palica 50 6 28 0 1 1.000 0.68 Stats for 2 teams
Jack Osborn 39 4 32 1 1 .973 0.92
Joseph Ross 33 5 30 2 1 .946 1.06
Bob Thollander 31 5 32 1 1 .974 1.19
Troy Herriage 24 5 21 0 0 1.000 1.08
James Lee 24 0 2 1 0 .667 0.08
Floyd Brower 21 2 19 0 0 1.000 1.00
Earl Wilson 21 3 10 1 0 .929 0.62
Ted Bowsfield 16 0 5 3 0 .625 0.31
Vernon Hinckley 15 2 3 1 1 .833 0.33
William Zonner 15 4 10 2 0 .875 0.93
George Storti 14 4 7 0 2 1.000 0.79
Donald Glenn 13 4 7 0 0 1.000 0.85
Jack Petersen 7 Stats for 2 teams
Don King 2
Orland Mecham 2
Robert Turk 1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ted Bowsfield 19 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 10, 1935 Vernon, BC, CA
Leroy Bradley 20 R 5' 10.0" 180 Jun 29, 1934 Venice, CA, US
Wayne Braga 19 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Aug 2, 1934 Bloomington, CA, US
Floyd Brower 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 19, 1932 Riverside, CA, US
Ray Cardinale -- Unknown
Elm Daley 20 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 10, 1934 Grass Valley, CA, US
Bob Gauthier 19 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Feb 28, 1935 El Centro, CA, US
Clarence Gibson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 9, 1934 Madera, CA, US
Donald Glenn 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1935
Troy Herriage 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 20, 1930 Tipton, OK, US
Vernon Hinckley 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1930
Carl Hodson 23 R 5' 9.0" 185 1931
Thomas Keough -- Unknown
Gary Killingsworth 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 4, 1931 Long Beach, CA, US
Don King 20 R L 6' 6.0" 235 Mar 23, 1934 Elkins, AR, US
Richard Kraft 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 5, 1935 San Francisco, CA, US
Wayne Lawrie 22 R 6' 1.0" 180 1932
James Lee 20 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1934
Milton McDermott 23 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 8, 1931 Portland, OR, US
Syl McNinch 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 18, 1930 Bakersfield, CA, US
Orland Mecham 24 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1930
Julio Ondani 25 R 5' 11.0" 180 1929 Boonton, NJ, US
Jack Osborn 20 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 14, 1934 San Diego, CA, US
Bull Palica 34 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jan 1, 1920 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jack Petersen 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 27, 1934 Los Angeles, CA, US
William Rauland 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 18, 1931 Chicago, IL, US
Joseph Ross 23 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 27, 1931 Boston, MA, US
John Shuster 19 R R 5' 9.0" 180 May 1, 1935 Los Angeles, CA, US
John Smith 20 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 10, 1933 Lincoln Park, MI, US
Edward Sobczak 32 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 6, 1921 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Nino Spatafore 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 6, 1933 San Francisco, CA, US
George Storti 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 17, 1931 Redding, CA, US
Bob Thollander 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 30, 1930 Bensenville, TX, US
Harvey Toso 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 24, 1928 Stockton, CA, US
Robert Turk 19 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 4, 1935 Modesto, CA, US
Bruce Weaver 21 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Jan 22, 1933 Reading, PA, US
Dick Wilson 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 24, 1922 Salina, KS, US
Earl Wilson 19 R R 6' 3.0" 216 Oct 2, 1934 Ponchatoula, LA, US
William Zonner 20 R R 6' 6.0" 214 Jul 22, 1933

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