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1954 Omaha Cardinals

1954 > Class A > 1954 Western League
Overall: 83-68
Scored 663 runs, Allowed 612 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-70

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Ferrell Anderson
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
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 Ferrell Anderson 36 107 296 81 12 0 3 .274 .345 102
2 Bob Blaylock 19 4 6
3 Jackie Brandt 20 21 67 21 5 2 0 .313 .448 30
4 Lou Ciola 31 55 30 9 0 0 0 .300 .300 9
5 Phil Clark 21 4 3
6 Bob Clear 26 40 100 20 4 0 1 .200 .270 27
7 Fred Desouza 23 16 51 10 2 0 2 .196 .353 18
8 Jay Drake 24 98 310 79 16 1 4 .255 .352 109
9 Carmon Dugger* 24 4 2
10 Byron Elser 24 151 609 171 30 11 2 .281 .376 229
11 Rogers Fister 20 6 8
12 Melvin Greer 24 28 21 9 1 0 0 .429 .476 10
13 Mel Heim* 24 37 76 10 0 0 0 .132 .132 10
14 Neal Hertweck* 22 140 503 131 19 6 6 .260 .358 180 Stats for 2 teams
15 Harry Hoitsma 26 9 20
16 Charles Hollingsworth 20 27 18 4 0 1 0 .222 .333 6
17 William Hopkins 24 84 228 60 4 3 8 .263 .412 94
18 Roland Hubbard 24 13 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Gordon Jones 24 18 34 6 0 0 0 .176 .176 6
20 Raymond Kangas 24 1 1
21 Harry Keister* 22 8 18
22 Jim King* 21 148 528 166 31 6 25 .314 .538 284
23 Ron Kump* 22 31 75 19 5 0 0 .253 .320 24
24 Hector Mayer 27 145 492 130 22 6 0 .264 .333 164
25 Art Mazmanian 27 24 60 9 0 0 0 .150 .150 9
26 Donald McLennan* 22 127 504 132 10 7 2 .262 .321 162
27 Floyd Melliere 29 14 12 3 1 0 0 .250 .333 4
28 Jim Michalec 24 7 2
29 James Miller 22 8 3
30 Vincent Moreci* 24 14 46 12 3 1 0 .261 .370 17
31 George New* 26 3 2
32 Whitey Ries 24 135 491 143 26 1 11 .291 .415 204
33 Jack Shirley 25 5 5
34 Gene Swinger 25 18 13 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
35 Alfred Viotto* 23 107 309 75 10 4 10 .243 .398 123
36 Virgil Wallace 26 30 114 28 3 2 0 .246 .307 35
37 Donald Wolf 22 5 2
37 Players 24.4 152 5669 5001 663 1319 207 52 73 591 71 538 545 .264 .333 .370 .703 1849 90 40
* - 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 Bob Blaylock 19 0 1 .000 4
2 Lou Ciola 31 7 5 .583 3.06 49 2 97.0 90 36 33 4 31 1.247 8.4 0.4 2.9
3 Phil Clark 21 1 0 1.000 4
4 Bob Clear 26 20 11 .645 2.93 39 34 267.0 236 107 87 14 114 1.311 8.0 0.5 3.8
5 Carmon Dugger 24 1 0 1.000 4
6 Rogers Fister 20 1 3 .250 6
7 Melvin Greer 24 1 4 .200 5.35 26 3 69.0 71 45 41 6 44 1.667 9.3 0.8 5.7
8 Mel Heim* 24 13 8 .619 3.23 36 29 226.0 222 104 81 14 86 1.363 8.8 0.6 3.4
9 Harry Hoitsma 26 5 2 .714 8
10 Charles Hollingsworth 20 4 4 .500 4.96 19 6 49.0 50 31 27 1 44 1.918 9.2 0.2 8.1
11 Roland Hubbard* 24 1 2 .333 6.10 13 4 31.0 34 23 21 4 20 1.742 9.9 1.2 5.8
12 Gordon Jones 24 10 5 .667 3.40 18 15 106.0 106 46 40 5 35 1.330 9.0 0.4 3.0
13 Raymond Kangas 24 0 1 .000 1
14 Ron Kump 22 14 12 .538 2.28 30 27 217.0 207 78 55 6 75 1.300 8.6 0.2 3.1
15 Floyd Melliere 29 1 3 .250 2.48 14 3 40.0 32 15 11 2 24 1.400 7.2 0.4 5.4
16 Jim Michalec 24 0 0 7
17 George New* 26 1 1 .500 3
18 Jack Shirley 25 0 1 .000 4
19 Gene Swinger 25 3 4 .429 2.60 15 3 52.0 38 27 15 1 27 1.250 6.6 0.2 4.7
20 Donald Wolf 22 0 1 .000 5
20 Players 24.8 83 68 .550 152 152 612
* - 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
Lou Ciola 49 0.00
Bob Clear 39 0.00
Mel Heim 36 0.00
Ron Kump 30 0.00
Melvin Greer 26 0.00
Charles Hollingsworth 19 0.00
Gordon Jones 18 0.00
Gene Swinger 15 0.00
Floyd Melliere 14 0.00
Roland Hubbard 13 0.00
Harry Hoitsma 8 0.00
Jim Michalec 7 0.00
Rogers Fister 6 0.00
Donald Wolf 5 0.00
Bob Blaylock 4 0.00
Phil Clark 4 0.00
Carmon Dugger 4 0.00
Jack Shirley 4 0.00
George New 3 0.00
Raymond Kangas 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ferrell Anderson 36 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 9, 1918 Maple City, KS, US
Bob Blaylock 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 28, 1935 Chattanooga, TN, US
Jackie Brandt 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 28, 1934 Omaha, NE, US
Lou Ciola 31 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 6, 1922 Norfolk, VA, US
Phil Clark 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 3, 1932 Albany, GA, US
Bob Clear 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 14, 1927 Denver, CO, US
Fred Desouza 23 R 5' 10.0" 160 1931
Jay Drake 24 R 5' 9.0" 185 Mar 1, 1930 Humboldt, KS, US
Carmon Dugger 24 L R 6' 2.0" 170 1930
Byron Elser 24 R R 5' 9.0" 170 1930
Rogers Fister 20 R R 6' 5.0" 185 1934
Melvin Greer 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 11, 1929
Mel Heim 24 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Neal Hertweck 22 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 22, 1931 St. Louis, MO, US
Harry Hoitsma 26 R R 6' 3.0" 198 1928
Charles Hollingsworth 20 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jul 30, 1933 St. Joseph, MO, US
William Hopkins 24 R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
Roland Hubbard 24 R L 6' 2.0" 185 1930
Gordon Jones 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 2, 1930 Portland, OR, US
Raymond Kangas 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 19, 1930 Bessemer, MI, US
Harry Keister 22 L L 6' 2.0" 188 1932
Jim King 21 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 27, 1932 Elkins, AR, US
Ron Kump 22 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 25, 1931 Cashtown, PA, US
Hector Mayer 27 R R 5' 10.0" 172 1927
Art Mazmanian 27 R R 5' 9.0" 229 May 1, 1927 Detroit, MI, US
Donald McLennan 22 L 5' 8.0" 165 1932
Floyd Melliere 29 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1925
Jim Michalec 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1930
James Miller 22 R 6' 3.0" 180 1932
Vincent Moreci 24 L L 5' 10.0" 190 Oct 11, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
George New 26 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1928
Whitey Ries 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 3, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Jack Shirley 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1929
Gene Swinger 25 R R 5' 11.0" 176 1929
Alfred Viotto 23 L 5' 7.0" 180 Dec 27, 1930
Virgil Wallace 26 R 6' 4.0" 190 1928
Donald Wolf 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1932

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