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1954 Columbia Reds

1954 > Class A > 1954 South Atlantic League
Overall: 77-62
Scored 733 runs, Allowed 630 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-60

Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs-NL
Manager: Ernie White
Represented: Columbia, SC
Ballpark: Capital City Park (I) (Columbia, SC)
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 Philip Amato 23 8 6
2 John Bebber 31 36 5 2 0 0 0 .400 .400 2
3 Ralph Birkofer 20 27 61 13 0 1 1 .213 .295 18
4 Thomas Biskup 24 23 57 10 3 0 2 .175 .333 19
5 Robert Cannon* 21 4 3
6 Mickey Crossin 23 4 5
7 Robert Decker 21 10 28 3 0 0 0 .107 .107 3
8 Louie Flaugher 25 39 16 3 0 1 0 .188 .313 5
9 Bill Ford 27 137 501 141 34 9 10 .281 .445 223
10 Don Gross* 23 32 72 18 4 0 1 .250 .347 25
11 William Harris 25 41 102 22 6 1 0 .216 .294 30 Stats for 2 teams
12 Gene Hatton 24 56 167 44 11 1 7 .263 .467 78
13 Nels Hoerner 22 3 4 Stats for 2 teams
14 Larry Hoover 23 20 40 4 3 0 0 .100 .175 7
15 Thomas Horton 28 31 26 1 0 0 0 .038 .038 1 Stats for 2 teams
16 John Jackson 28 29 56 13 2 0 2 .232 .375 21
17 Kirby Jackson* 24 64 243 69 14 3 2 .284 .391 95
18 Oscar Khederian 33 82 337 88 17 2 2 .261 .341 115
19 Vernon Kilburg 21 4 2
20 Barney Martin 31 38 71 14 3 0 1 .197 .282 20
21 Odell Martin 23 25 20 3 0 0 0 .150 .150 3
22 Wilbur McConnell* 26 30 95 21 4 0 0 .221 .263 25
23 Dick Murphy* 22 10 19 4 1 0 0 .211 .263 5
24 Edmund Nietopski 27 61 207 53 10 3 3 .256 .377 78
25 Bob O'Neal* 29 98 343 95 20 3 3 .277 .379 130
26 John Oldham 21 3 1
27 Howard Padgett 23 55 180 38 7 0 1 .211 .267 48
28 Carl Paylor 24 19 57 12 3 0 0 .211 .263 15
29 Ken Polivka* 33 10 13 6 1 0 0 .462 .538 7
30 William Raehse* 26 126 469 134 26 9 11 .286 .450 211
31 Frank Robinson 18 132 491 165 32 9 25 .336 .591 290
32 Hank Ruszkowski 28 18 54 17 3 0 0 .315 .370 20
33 William Schimchak 21 3 8
34 Norman Shope 39 46 29 5 0 0 0 .172 .172 5 Stats for 2 teams
35 James St. Claire 20 120 411 104 8 7 7 .253 .358 147
36 Harold Stamey* 26 133 481 135 26 7 18 .281 .476 229
37 Robert Stutts 22 17 15 4 1 0 0 .267 .333 5
38 Max Sumwalt* 23 8 2
39 Chico Terry 21 40 131 24 4 3 0 .183 .260 34
40 Carl Wells* 23 3 4
41 Rudolph Yandoli 24 1 1
41 Players 25.1 140 5478 4744 733 1251 234 58 96 652 26 633 708 .264 .350 .398 .749 1889 101
* - 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 Philip Amato 23 0 1 .000 6
2 John Bebber 31 5 5 .500 2.96 35 0 51.2 43 21 17 4 19 1.200 7.5 0.7 3.3
3 Ralph Birkofer 20 14 3 .824 3.09 27 21 169.0 176 68 58 10 54 1.361 9.4 0.5 2.9
4 Mickey Crossin 23 1 1 .500 4
5 Louie Flaugher* 25 5 1 .833 2.60 39 2 90.0 87 34 26 2 21 1.200 8.7 0.2 2.1
6 Don Gross* 23 12 9 .571 3.14 30 24 189.0 162 80 66 11 106 1.418 7.7 0.5 5.0
7 Nels Hoerner 22 1 0 1.000 1 Stats for 2 teams
8 Larry Hoover 23 10 4 .714 1.91 20 14 127.0 97 45 27 3 59 1.228 6.9 0.2 4.2
9 Thomas Horton 28 2 10 .167 5.95 31 11 92.1 79 79 61 7 83 1.755 7.7 0.7 8.1 Stats for 2 teams
10 John Jackson 28 7 12 .368 4.29 29 20 149.0 99 99 71 12 90 1.268 6.0 0.7 5.4
11 Vernon Kilburg 21 0 1 .000 4
12 Barney Martin 31 12 9 .571 3.91 30 27 179.1 95 95 78 6 72 0.931 4.8 0.3 3.6
13 Odell Martin 23 4 8 .333 4.03 25 10 87.0 47 47 39 4 67 1.310 4.9 0.4 6.9
14 Richard Meder 19 0 0 1
15 John Oldham* 21 2 0 1.000 3 11.0 10 15 2.273 8.2 12.3
16 Ken Polivka* 33 1 2 .333 4
17 Daniel Rhame 22 0 0 3
18 Norman Shope 39 7 1 .875 4.54 45 2 127.0 74 74 64 6 37 0.874 5.2 0.4 2.6 Stats for 2 teams
19 Max Sumwalt* 23 0 0 3
20 Carl Wells* 23 0 1 .000 3 12.0
21 Rudolph Yandoli 24 0 0 1
21 Players 27.0 77 62 .554 140 140 630
* - 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
Norman Shope 45 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Louie Flaugher 39 0.00
John Bebber 35 0.00
Thomas Horton 31 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Don Gross 30 0.00
Barney Martin 30 0.00
John Jackson 29 0.00
Ralph Birkofer 27 0.00
Odell Martin 25 0.00
Larry Hoover 20 0.00
Philip Amato 6 0.00
Mickey Crossin 4 0.00
Vernon Kilburg 4 0.00
John Oldham 3 0.00
Daniel Rhame 3 0.00
Carl Wells 3 0.00
Richard Meder 1 0.00
Rudolph Yandoli 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Philip Amato 23 R R 6' 3.0" 220 1931
John Bebber 31 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Jun 25, 1923 Chicago, IL, US
Ralph Birkofer 20 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 6, 1934 Cincinnati, OH, US
Thomas Biskup 24 R 5' 9.0" 162 1930
Robert Cannon 21 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 5, 1932
Mickey Crossin 23 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Sep 16, 1930 New Orleans, LA, US
Robert Decker 21 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 23, 1932 St. Joseph, MO, US
Louie Flaugher 25 R L 5' 10.0" 160 1929
Bill Ford 27 R 5' 10.0" 170 1927
Don Gross 23 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Jun 30, 1931 Weidman, MI, US
William Harris 25 R 5' 11.0" 190 1929
Gene Hatton 24 R 6' 0.0" 176 1930
Nels Hoerner 22 R R 6' 3.0" 183 Mar 6, 1932 St. Louis, MO, US
Larry Hoover 23 R R 6' 1.0" 206 Jun 21, 1931 Cincinnati, OH, US
Thomas Horton 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1926
John Jackson 28 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jun 1, 1926 Lumberton, MS, US
Kirby Jackson 24 L R 6' 0.0" 170 May 3, 1930 Sumter, SC, US
Oscar Khederian 33 R 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 31, 1920
Vernon Kilburg 21 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1933
Barney Martin 31 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Mar 3, 1923 Columbia, SC, US
Odell Martin 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1931
Wilbur McConnell 26 L 5' 9.0" 178 1928
Richard Meder 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Dick Murphy 22 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 25, 1931 Cincinnati, OH, US
Edmund Nietopski 27 R 5' 9.0" 170 1927
Bob O'Neal 29 L 6' 0.0" 204 1925 Cutler, IL, US
John Oldham 21 R L 6' 3.0" 198 Nov 6, 1932 Salinas, CA, US
Howard Padgett 23 R 6' 1.0" 175 1931
Carl Paylor 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 6, 1930 McConnellsburg, PA, US
Ken Polivka 33 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 21, 1921 Chicago, IL, US
William Raehse 26 L L 6' 3.0" 175 1928
Daniel Rhame 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 1932
Frank Robinson 18 R R 6' 1.0" 183 Aug 31, 1935 Beaumont, TX, US
Hank Ruszkowski 28 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 10, 1925 Cleveland, OH, US
William Schimchak 21 R 5' 11.0" 175 1933
Norman Shope 39 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 14, 1915
James St. Claire 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 13, 1933 Taylorsville, NC, US
Harold Stamey 26 L 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 3, 1928
Robert Stutts 22 R 5' 8.0" 175 Jan 30, 1932 Charlotte, NC, US
Max Sumwalt 23 L L 5' 8.0" 155 1931
Chico Terry 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 17, 1932 Cruces, Las Villas, CU
Carl Wells 23 L L 6' 1.0" 175 May 16, 1931 Seattle, WA, US
Rudolph Yandoli 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1930

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