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1954 Minneapolis Millers

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 American Association
Overall: 78-73
Scored 800 runs, Allowed 732 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-69

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Bill Rigney
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Nicollet Park (Minneapolis, MN)
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 Frank Baldwin 25 86 285 267 29 64 13 2 2 31 0 16 62 .240 .285 .326 .611 87 15 1 1 0
2 Raymond Berns* 27 16 25 21 3 5 1 0 1 2 2 3 2 .238 .333 .429 .762 9 0 0 1 0
3 Joe Bracchitta* 27 104 296 248 40 60 12 5 4 17 1 42 42 .242 .358 .379 .737 94 4 3 3 0
4 Pete Burnside 23 6 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Bud Byerly 33 28 59 53 4 9 2 0 0 2 0 1 9 .170 .185 .208 .393 11 1 0 5 0
6 Foster Castleman 23 85 365 322 61 102 25 1 11 59 2 35 32 .317 .380 .503 .883 162 8 1 2 5
7 Bill Connelly* 29 14 37 28 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 15 .143 .314 .143 .457 4 0 0 2 0
8 Jim Constable# 21 37 74 68 4 11 1 1 0 4 0 4 19 .162 .208 .206 .414 14 2 0 2 0
9 Al Corwin 27 21 38 32 8 6 1 0 1 2 0 1 9 .188 .212 .313 .525 10 0 0 5 0
10 Alex Cosmidis 25 5 16 3 .188
11 Guilford Dickens 26 131 412 349 49 98 19 4 15 67 0 54 69 .281 .377 .487 .864 170 11 2 3 4
12 Grant Dunlap 30 49 162 148 22 42 4 3 4 28 1 9 15 .284 .321 .432 .753 64 3 0 3 2
13 Jerry Fahr 29 25 48 43 3 6 3 0 0 2 0 0 21 .140 .140 .209 .349 9 0 0 5 0 Stats for 2 teams
14 Charles Fowler 24 39 39 34 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 .088 .114 .088 .203 3 0 0 4 0
15 Harvey Gentry* 28 113 380 318 51 77 12 4 8 48 5 54 72 .242 .350 .381 .731 121 7 1 3 4
16 Gail Harris* 22 150 616 550 100 170 24 4 34 113 4 52 71 .309 .371 .553 .923 304 15 6 1 7
17 Amado Ibanez 29 94 321 295 55 89 18 5 5 31 3 18 39 .302 .344 .447 .791 132 6 2 4 2
18 Monty Kennedy 32 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Billy Klaus* 25 150 674 614 110 172 33 7 21 66 7 53 54 .280 .336 .459 .795 282 12 0 4 3
20 Leslie Klesitz* 23 3 1 1 1.000
21 Don Lund 31 42 172 150 23 43 12 1 6 22 2 22 16 .287 .378 .500 .878 75 5 0 0 0
22 Joe Margoneri* 24 3 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Ramon Monzant 21 33 65 62 5 17 2 0 0 7 0 2 14 .274 .297 .306 .603 19 1 0 1 0
24 Ray Mueller 42 61 145 128 12 34 7 1 5 19 0 11 17 .266 .313 .453 .766 58 3 0 1 5
25 Fernando Osorio 24 14 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0
26 Mario Picone 27 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Rance Pless 28 138 569 518 74 150 33 8 18 109 1 35 72 .290 .333 .488 .821 253 16 2 7 7
28 Bill Rigney 36 43 63 54 5 18 3 0 0 6 1 8 10 .333 .429 .389 .817 21 2 1 0 0
29 Frederick Sherkel* 23 14 5 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 2 0 0 0 0
30 James Singleton 23 39 12 10 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .300 .364 .300 .664 3 0 0 1 0
31 George Spencer 27 68 18 13 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .077 .250 .077 .327 1 0 0 2 0
32 Ebba St. Claire# 32 51 156 140 13 26 3 1 6 18 3 10 37 .186 .247 .350 .597 49 5 2 2 2
33 George Wilson* 29 136 573 474 110 143 29 7 27 92 5 91 51 .302 .414 .563 .977 267 8 1 5 2
34 Al Worthington 25 24 58 50 5 9 1 0 0 5 0 3 19 .180 .241 .200 .441 10 0 1 4 0
34 Players 27.0 151 5683 5010 800 1364 258 54 169 753 37 536 778 .272 .343 .447 .790 2237 128 27 68 42
* - 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 Pete Burnside* 23 0 0 6
2 Bud Byerly 33 10 10 .500 4.39 28 25 6 1 162.0 181 89 79 23 51 92 3 1 7 1.432 10.1 1.3 2.8 5.1 1.80
3 Bill Connelly 29 8 3 .727 5.68 13 11 4 0 76.0 77 54 48 14 40 52 1 0 5 1.539 9.1 1.7 4.7 6.2 1.30
4 Jim Constable* 21 10 13 .435 4.39 37 27 7 0 197.0 199 110 96 25 86 114 6 0 5 1.447 9.1 1.1 3.9 5.2 1.33
5 Al Corwin 27 6 4 .600 3.33 12 12 5 1 92.0 86 38 34 6 25 54 2 0 0 1.207 8.4 0.6 2.4 5.3 2.16
6 Jerry Fahr 29 9 10 .474 3.80 25 18 6 0 128.0 141 67 54 11 17 36 2 0 1 1.234 9.9 0.8 1.2 2.5 2.12 Stats for 2 teams
7 Charles Fowler 24 6 9 .400 4.80 34 14 2 1 120.0 120 73 64 19 46 66 6 0 1 1.383 9.0 1.4 3.4 5.0 1.43
8 Monty Kennedy* 32 0 0 1
9 Leslie Klesitz* 23 0 0 3
10 Joe Margoneri* 24 1 0 1.000 3
11 Ramon Monzant 21 11 7 .611 4.42 27 23 5 0 161.0 148 88 79 16 90 123 3 1 1 1.478 8.3 0.9 5.0 6.9 1.37
12 Fernando Osorio 24 1 0 1.000 4.64 14 1 0 0 33.0 46 20 17 6 5 19 0 0 0 1.545 12.5 1.6 1.4 5.2 3.80
13 Mario Picone 27 0 2 .000 4
14 Frederick Sherkel* 23 0 2 .000 6.43 14 0 0 0 28.0 36 20 20 4 10 15 1 0 3 1.643 11.6 1.3 3.2 4.8 1.50
15 James Singleton* 23 2 4 .333 4.30 39 2 0 0 67.0 79 44 32 10 30 48 4 0 3 1.627 10.6 1.3 4.0 6.4 1.60
16 George Spencer 27 6 7 .462 3.15 68 1 0 0 97.0 97 49 34 10 27 49 3 1 0 1.278 9.0 0.9 2.5 4.5 1.81
17 Al Worthington 25 11 7 .611 4.32 24 22 10 1 152.0 146 76 73 17 58 93 1 0 4 1.342 8.6 1.0 3.4 5.5 1.60
17 Players 25.5 78 73 .517 151 151 732
* - 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
Frank Baldwin 85 417 42 11 4 .977 5.40 9
Ray Mueller 51 180 18 2 3 .990 3.88 0
Ebba St. Claire 48 241 23 6 9 .978 5.50 8

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gail Harris 148 1398 79 20 114 .987 9.98

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Foster Castleman 82 206 254 15 60 .968 5.61
Amado Ibanez 58 97 173 8 27 .971 4.66
Bill Rigney 12 26 15 0 4 1.000 3.42

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rance Pless 136 101 293 18 28 .956 2.90
Guilford Dickens 12 14 24 2 0 .950 3.17

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Klaus 149 241 479 32 82 .957 4.83

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Wilson 132 188 19 3 3 .986 1.57
Guilford Dickens 108 186 11 3 1 .985 1.82
Harvey Gentry 100 169 8 4 3 .978 1.77
Joe Bracchitta 74 125 4 3 1 .977 1.74
Don Lund 42 114 4 3 1 .975 2.81
Grant Dunlap 40 53 3 2 1 .966 1.40
Raymond Berns 11 9 1 0 0 1.000 0.91

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Spencer 68 7 31 1 3 .974 0.56
James Singleton 39 2 22 2 1 .923 0.62
Jim Constable 37 13 42 3 2 .948 1.49
Charles Fowler 34 7 20 0 1 1.000 0.79
Bud Byerly 28 8 41 2 3 .961 1.75
Ramon Monzant 27 8 20 2 1 .933 1.04
Jerry Fahr 25 5 19 1 1 .960 0.96 Stats for 2 teams
Al Worthington 24 7 37 2 2 .957 1.83
Fernando Osorio 14 1 6 0 1 1.000 0.50
Frederick Sherkel 14 3 7 0 1 1.000 0.71
Bill Connelly 13 2 9 0 0 1.000 0.85
Al Corwin 12 2 9 0 1 1.000 0.92
Pete Burnside 6 0.00
Mario Picone 4 0.00
Leslie Klesitz 3 0.00
Joe Margoneri 3 0.00
Monty Kennedy 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Frank Baldwin 25 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 25, 1928 High Bridge, NJ, US
Raymond Berns 27 L 5' 11.0" 175 1927
Joe Bracchitta 27 L 5' 11.0" 178 Apr 20, 1927 Hackensack, NJ, US
Pete Burnside 23 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 2, 1930 Evanston, IL, US
Bud Byerly 33 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 26, 1920 Webster Groves, MO, US
Foster Castleman 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 1, 1931 Nashville, TN, US
Bill Connelly 29 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 29, 1925 Alberta, VA, US
Jim Constable 21 S L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 14, 1933 Jonesborough, TN, US
Al Corwin 27 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 3, 1926 Newburgh, NY, US
Alex Cosmidis 25 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Sep 22, 1928 Fayetteville, NC, US
Guilford Dickens 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 5, 1928
Grant Dunlap 30 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Dec 20, 1923 Stockton, CA, US
Jerry Fahr 29 R R 6' 5.0" 185 Dec 9, 1924 Marmaduke, AR, US
Charles Fowler 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1930
Harvey Gentry 28 L R 6' 0.0" 170 May 27, 1926 Winston-Salem, NC, US
Gail Harris 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 15, 1931 Abingdon, VA, US
Amado Ibanez 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1925
Monty Kennedy 32 R L 6' 2.0" 185 May 11, 1922 Amelia, VA, US
Billy Klaus 25 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Dec 9, 1928 Spring Grove, IL, US
Leslie Klesitz 23 L L 6' 1.0" Jul 24, 1930
Don Lund 31 R R 6' 0.0" 200 May 18, 1923 Detroit, MI, US
Joe Margoneri 24 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 13, 1930 Somerset, PA, US
Ramon Monzant 21 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Jan 4, 1933 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Ray Mueller 42 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Mar 8, 1912 Pittsburg, KS, US
Fernando Osorio 24 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Nov 21, 1929 Panama, Panama, PA
Mario Picone 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 5, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Rance Pless 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 6, 1925 Greeneville, TN, US
Bill Rigney 36 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Jan 29, 1918 Alameda, CA, US
Frederick Sherkel 23 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Jan 26, 1931
James Singleton 23 R L 6' 1.0" 210 1931
George Spencer 27 R R 6' 1.0" 215 Jul 7, 1926 Columbus, OH, US
Ebba St. Claire 32 S R 6' 1.0" 219 Aug 5, 1921 Whitehall, NY, US
George Wilson 29 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 31, 1924 Cherryville, NC, US
Al Worthington 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 5, 1929 Birmingham, AL, US

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