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1954 Rochester Red Wings

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 International League
Overall: 86-68
Scored 695 runs, Allowed 608 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-68

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Harry Walker
Represented: Rochester, 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 Tom Alston* 28 79 324 290 43 86 15 5 7 42 4 24 40 .297 .352 .455 .807 132 4 0 6
2 Vern Benson* 29 93 330 263 53 63 16 2 6 31 7 60 40 .240 .377 .384 .761 101 0 4 3
3 Gary Blaylock 22 42 66 60 6 8 1 2 0 3 0 1 23 .133 .148 .217 .364 13 0 5 0
4 Cloyd Boyer 26 15 11 9 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 .333 .333 .444 .778 4 0 2 0
5 Nelson Burbrink 32 103 376 332 42 85 13 4 0 45 3 37 41 .256 .332 .319 .652 106 2 3 2
6 Tom Burgess* 26 76 294 250 28 59 9 0 10 34 2 37 36 .236 .337 .392 .729 98 2 3 2
7 Pete Castiglione 33 99 335 302 37 81 14 5 1 23 3 21 21 .268 .312 .358 .670 108 0 8 4
8 Allie Clark 31 128 512 467 79 151 29 6 18 81 2 35 37 .323 .370 .527 .897 246 3 1 6
9 Bill Connelly* 29 20 22 22 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 .227 .227 .318 .545 7 0 0 0
10 Joe Cunningham* 22 66 282 211 49 67 15 3 8 42 3 57 26 .318 .471 .531 1.002 112 7 4 3
11 Walter Derucki 28 119 389 346 46 82 15 2 5 33 13 38 44 .237 .314 .335 .650 116 1 4 0
12 Jack Faszholz 27 32 92 82 9 14 2 0 0 7 1 6 27 .171 .227 .195 .422 16 0 4 0
13 Harry Hoitsma 26 12 21 17 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 .176 .222 .176 .399 3 0 3 0
14 Larry Jackson 23 30 62 53 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 20 .075 .155 .094 .250 5 0 4 0
15 Tony Jacobs# 28 61 26 25 5 7 2 0 0 2 0 1 6 .280 .308 .360 .668 9 0 0 0
16 Niles Jordan* 28 27 33 29 4 9 2 0 1 3 0 3 11 .310 .375 .483 .858 14 0 1 0
17 John Knight* 24 7 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Ed Ludwig* 22 16 17 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .143 .200 .143 .343 2 0 2 0
19 Memo Luna* 24 26 62 52 2 5 0 0 0 5 0 1 17 .096 .113 .096 .209 5 0 9 0
20 Duke Markell 30 43 64 57 4 8 1 1 1 4 0 3 10 .140 .183 .246 .429 14 0 4 0 Stats for 2 teams
21 James McArdle 24 14 35 32 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .094 .121 .094 .215 3 0 2 0
22 Lou Ortiz 31 135 509 426 30 96 23 2 4 49 2 69 42 .225 .331 .317 .648 135 1 7 6
23 Al Papai 37 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Mario Picone 27 15 19 17 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .176 .176 .176 .353 3 0 2 0
25 Vern Rapp 26 7 15 2 .133
26 Don Richmond* 34 123 474 415 62 123 22 6 7 50 4 53 38 .296 .377 .429 .806 178 2 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
27 Al Richter 27 154 677 592 86 154 20 3 0 46 5 67 35 .260 .336 .304 .640 180 2 14 2
28 Pete Riggan* 29 65 190 170 12 39 3 1 5 22 5 15 35 .229 .298 .347 .645 59 2 2 1
29 Octavio Rubert 29 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
30 Tony Stathos* 21 9 7 2 .286
31 Emil Tellinger 25 21 42 37 3 8 1 0 1 5 0 3 5 .216 .268 .324 .593 12 0 1 1
32 Bill Virdon* 23 139 563 505 85 168 28 11 22 98 12 44 37 .333 .385 .562 .948 284 3 5 6
33 Harry Walker* 37 78 181 155 27 48 7 0 0 13 7 24 12 .310 .406 .355 .760 55 1 1 0
33 Players 28.7 154 5746 5003 695 1322 227 48 94 628 71 575 616 .264 .341 .385 .726 1927 30 92 46
* - 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 Gary Blaylock 22 10 12 .455 3.34 37 16 5 0 178.0 159 81 66 10 94 100 8 0 2 1.421 8.0 0.5 4.8 5.1 1.06
2 Cloyd Boyer 26 0 0 12
3 Bill Connelly 29 2 2 .500 4.50 20 4 0 0 64.0 59 34 32 2 42 57 1 0 0 1.578 8.3 0.3 5.9 8.0 1.36
4 Jack Faszholz 27 18 9 .667 3.20 31 31 14 4 225.0 235 85 80 19 50 62 2 2 0 1.267 9.4 0.8 2.0 2.5 1.24
5 Robert Hoch* 29 0 0 5
6 Harry Hoitsma 26 3 5 .375 4.50 12 9 1 0 58.0 62 30 29 3 16 9 3 1 1 1.345 9.6 0.5 2.5 1.4 0.56
7 Larry Jackson 23 12 6 .667 3.19 30 25 10 4 172.0 179 69 61 5 70 73 8 0 4 1.448 9.4 0.3 3.7 3.8 1.04
8 Tony Jacobs 28 13 1 .929 2.91 61 0 0 0 99.0 79 37 32 7 53 48 3 1 5 1.333 7.2 0.6 4.8 4.4 0.91
9 Niles Jordan* 28 6 6 .500 5.11 25 12 3 0 88.0 114 55 50 13 29 40 3 0 0 1.625 11.7 1.3 3.0 4.1 1.38
10 John Knight 24 1 0 1.000 7
11 Ed Ludwig* 22 3 3 .500 5.09 16 7 1 0 46.0 66 31 26 4 18 27 2 0 3 1.826 12.9 0.8 3.5 5.3 1.50
12 Memo Luna* 24 9 11 .450 3.50 26 24 10 2 162.0 157 70 63 16 45 83 4 1 2 1.247 8.7 0.9 2.5 4.6 1.84
13 Duke Markell 30 8 12 .400 3.04 43 16 5 2 169.0 150 72 57 11 91 87 1 0 6 1.426 8.0 0.6 4.8 4.6 0.96 Stats for 2 teams
14 Al Papai 37 0 0 1
15 Mario Picone 27 4 4 .500 3.29 14 9 3 2 63.0 46 23 23 6 34 25 4 0 1 1.270 6.6 0.9 4.9 3.6 0.74
16 Dennis Reeder* 28 0 0 2
17 Octavio Rubert 29 0 1 .000 6
18 Jack Shirley 25 0 0 2
19 Tony Stathos* 21 1 1 .500 9
20 Harry Walker 37 0 0 1
20 Players 26.0 86 68 .558 154 154 608
* - 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
Nelson Burbrink 102 446 55 5 7 .990 4.91 6
Pete Riggan 50 217 22 1 3 .996 4.78 11
James McArdle 13 33 5 3 0 .927 2.92 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Alston 77 639 51 9 69 .987 8.96
Joe Cunningham 65 545 48 4 58 .993 9.12
Harry Walker 11 81 7 0 9 1.000 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Ortiz 134 351 330 21 94 .970 5.08
Walter Derucki 13 34 35 1 13 .986 5.31
Vern Benson 12 22 33 4 6 .932 4.58

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Derucki 106 90 176 18 29 .937 2.51
Pete Castiglione 53 49 98 6 16 .961 2.77
Vern Benson 24 15 46 3 5 .953 2.54

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Richter 154 312 449 25 91 .968 4.94

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Virdon 134 361 6 14 1 .963 2.74
Allie Clark 123 211 8 2 3 .991 1.78
Don Richmond 111 174 6 2 1 .989 1.62 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Burgess 74 146 9 1 2 .994 2.09
Vern Benson 64 95 1 4 0 .960 1.50
Harry Walker 33 48 3 3 0 .944 1.55
Pete Castiglione 26 23 8 1 1 .969 1.19
Emil Tellinger 11 13 0 2 0 .867 1.18

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Jacobs 61 6 18 3 2 .889 0.39
Duke Markell 43 9 28 1 2 .974 0.86 Stats for 2 teams
Gary Blaylock 37 8 21 3 1 .906 0.78
Jack Faszholz 31 21 36 0 4 1.000 1.84
Larry Jackson 30 12 41 3 7 .946 1.77
Memo Luna 26 14 24 0 0 1.000 1.46
Niles Jordan 25 8 16 0 3 1.000 0.96
Bill Connelly 20 5 6 0 2 1.000 0.55
Ed Ludwig 16 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.25
Mario Picone 14 6 8 0 0 1.000 1.00
Cloyd Boyer 12 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.50
Harry Hoitsma 12 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.75
Tony Stathos 9 0.00
John Knight 7 0.00
Octavio Rubert 6 0.00
Robert Hoch 5 0.00
Dennis Reeder 2 0.00
Jack Shirley 2 0.00
Al Papai 1 0.00
Harry Walker 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tom Alston 28 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 31, 1926 Greensboro, NC, US
Vern Benson 29 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 19, 1924 Granite Quarry, NC, US
Gary Blaylock 22 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Oct 11, 1931 Clarkton, MO, US
Cloyd Boyer 26 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Sep 1, 1927 Alba, MO, US
Nelson Burbrink 32 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Dec 28, 1921 Cincinnati, OH, US
Tom Burgess 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 1, 1927 London, ON, CA
Pete Castiglione 33 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 13, 1921 Greenwich, CT, US
Allie Clark 31 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 16, 1923 South Amboy, NJ, US
Bill Connelly 29 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 29, 1925 Alberta, VA, US
Joe Cunningham 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 27, 1931 Paterson, NJ, US
Walter Derucki 28 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1926
Jack Faszholz 27 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 11, 1927 St. Louis, MO, US
Robert Hoch 29 L L 5' 11.0" 160 1925
Harry Hoitsma 26 R R 6' 3.0" 198 1928
Larry Jackson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 2, 1931 Nampa, ID, US
Tony Jacobs 28 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 5, 1925 Dixmoor, IL, US
Niles Jordan 28 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 1, 1925 Lyman, WA, US
John Knight 24 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1930
Ed Ludwig 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 30, 1932 Council, ID, US
Memo Luna 24 L L 6' 0.0" 168 Jun 25, 1930 Mexico, Distrito Federal, MX
Duke Markell 30 R R 6' 1.0" 209 Aug 17, 1923 Paris, FR
James McArdle 24 R 5' 11.0" 195 1930
Lou Ortiz 31 R 6' 3.0" 200 May 14, 1923 Albuquerque, NM, US
Al Papai 37 R R 6' 3.0" 185 May 7, 1917 Divernon, IL, US
Mario Picone 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 5, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Vern Rapp 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 11, 1928 St. Louis, MO, US
Dennis Reeder 28 L L 5' 9.0" 185 1926
Don Richmond 34 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 27, 1919 Gillett, PA, US
Al Richter 27 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 7, 1927 Norfolk, VA, US
Pete Riggan 29 L R 6' 0.0" 196 1925
Octavio Rubert 29 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Apr 9, 1925 Sancti Spiritus, Sancti Spiritus, CU
Jack Shirley 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1929
Tony Stathos 21 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 30, 1932 Sacramento, CA, US
Emil Tellinger 25 R 6' 4.0" 230 1929
Bill Virdon 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 9, 1931 Hazel Park, MI, US
Harry Walker 37 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 22, 1916 Pascagoula, MS, US

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