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1954 Channel Cities Oilers

1954 > Class C > 1954 California League
Overall: 68-72
Scored 740 runs, Allowed 748 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-71

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Santa Barbara, CA and Ventura, CA
Ballpark: Laguna Park (Santa Barbara, CA) and Babe Ruth Field (Ventura, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 Michael Acker 22 28 52 42 5 5 2 0 0 5 0 7 10 .119 .245 .167 .412 7 0 3 0
2 Donald Bricker 23 12 44 36 2 6 0 0 0 5 0 5 4 .167 .262 .167 .429 6 0 2 1
3 Jim Collins# 23 38 70 53 6 4 0 0 0 2 0 10 28 .075 .222 .075 .298 4 0 7 0
4 Timothy Cronin 24 138 602 521 66 142 19 2 4 80 9 54 100 .273 .342 .340 .682 177 7 9 11
5 Don DeLong? 21 16 31 24 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 5 7 .250 .379 .250 .629 6 0 2 0
6 Donald Domenichelli 19 137 637 525 96 139 11 4 1 45 16 90 33 .265 .372 .307 .679 161 2 16 4
7 Chuck Donley 20 48 68 60 6 9 1 0 0 4 2 5 27 .150 .215 .167 .382 10 0 3 0
8 Erwin Edelmaier 24 3 2 0 .000
9 Chuck Essegian 22 140 627 501 119 160 19 3 31 118 17 116 82 .319 .449 .555 1.003 278 3 5 2
10 Don Farber 20 42 164 141 18 37 7 0 2 25 1 17 38 .262 .340 .355 .694 50 0 5 1
11 Dave Faszholz 21 42 89 78 9 20 4 0 0 7 0 8 26 .256 .326 .308 .633 24 0 3 0
12 Al Gionfriddo* 32 118 539 392 92 130 23 1 8 69 5 121 22 .332 .484 .457 .940 179 1 18 7
13 Jack Gruell 24 41 85 69 5 11 3 1 0 6 1 7 21 .159 .234 .232 .466 16 0 8 1
14 Ron Hamilton? -- 6 22 3 .136
15 Duane Hudson? 19 53 162 146 13 19 1 1 1 8 0 16 50 .130 .216 .171 .387 25 0 0 0
16 Robert Laubacher? -- 14 32 29 4 5 3 0 1 5 0 2 12 .172 .226 .379 .605 11 0 1 0
17 Jim Leavitt 21 126 504 449 45 102 13 0 5 47 3 38 45 .227 .293 .290 .582 130 5 9 3
18 Dario Lodigiani 38 1 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
19 John Matzek 21 46 162 138 16 29 4 0 6 21 1 18 36 .210 .314 .370 .684 51 3 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
20 Dave Melton 25 60 280 257 47 82 12 2 8 64 9 14 12 .319 .349 .475 .824 122 0 5 4
21 Ray Michelucci 22 6 7 1 .143
22 Fred Monge 30 140 666 565 100 158 13 1 5 52 4 84 33 .280 .371 .333 .704 188 0 14 3
23 Jose Perez 28 132 566 491 69 165 25 6 2 80 5 64 25 .336 .414 .424 .837 208 3 5 3
24 Manny Perez 37 42 101 76 8 14 2 0 1 9 0 15 32 .184 .319 .250 .569 19 0 10 0
25 Jack Petersen 19 7 9 2 .222 Stats for 2 teams
26 Terry Porter* 21 4 6 2 .333
27 Robert Schmidt 21 11 6 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .200 .333 .400 .733 2 0 0 0
28 Rafael Valdez 20 10 15 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 5 .111 .385 .111 .496 1 0 2 0
29 Lou Valletta 22 14 40 36 1 5 0 1 0 3 0 4 12 .139 .225 .194 .419 7 0 0 0
30 Donald Visconti? -- 10 40 37 4 7 1 0 0 2 1 3 12 .189 .250 .216 .466 8 0 0 0
30 Players 24.4 140 5559 4686 740 1260 166 22 73 668 75 705 678 .269 .362 .360 .723 1689 132 36
* - 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 Michael Acker 22 2 7 .222 6.48 23 11 3 0 93.0 125 74 67 10 53 57 6 0 2 1.914 12.1 1.0 5.1 5.5 1.08
2 Jim Collins* 23 9 8 .529 4.32 34 23 8 1 175.0 181 108 84 5 91 81 10 1 1 1.554 9.3 0.3 4.7 4.2 0.89
3 Don DeLong? 21 3 6 .333 8.24 14 9 2 0 59.0 59 58 54 9 71 42 2 0 7 2.203 9.0 1.4 10.8 6.4 0.59
4 Donald Domenichelli 19 0 0 1
5 Chuck Donley 20 14 8 .636 3.24 45 9 3 1 172.0 128 74 62 12 90 132 4 0 2 1.267 6.7 0.6 4.7 6.9 1.47
6 Erwin Edelmaier 24 0 0 3
7 Dave Faszholz 21 8 6 .571 5.07 20 13 7 1 110.0 124 71 62 10 39 54 7 0 0 1.482 10.1 0.8 3.2 4.4 1.38
8 Jack Gruell 24 9 11 .450 3.60 39 24 10 1 205.0 181 114 82 15 126 121 11 0 6 1.498 7.9 0.7 5.5 5.3 0.96
9 John Harvey 20 0 0 1
10 Robert Laubacher? -- 4 8 .333 3.95 14 9 3 1 73.0 78 43 32 6 45 33 1 0 2 1.685 9.6 0.7 5.5 4.1 0.73
11 Ray Michelucci 22 1 0 1.000 6
12 Manny Perez 37 13 12 .520 2.44 36 27 20 4 221.0 204 91 60 10 90 152 3 0 3 1.330 8.3 0.4 3.7 6.2 1.69
13 Jack Petersen 19 0 4 .000 7 Stats for 2 teams
14 Terry Porter* 21 2 0 1.000 4
15 Robert Schmidt 21 0 2 .000 10
16 Rafael Valdez 20 3 1 .750 3.34 10 5 1 0 35.0 33 19 13 3 32 18 3 0 0 1.857 8.5 0.8 8.2 4.6 0.56
16 Players 24.4 68 72 .486 140 140 748
* - 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
Jim Leavitt 124 676 87 19 12 .976 6.15 14
Jose Perez 12 61 6 0 1 1.000 5.58 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Perez 110 927 46 10 90 .990 8.85

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Domenichelli 134 408 329 36 104 .953 5.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Timothy Cronin 135 145 303 60 34 .882 3.32

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Monge 140 251 468 44 85 .942 5.14

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Essegian 140 289 7 15 0 .952 2.11
Al Gionfriddo 116 220 6 8 2 .966 1.95
Dave Melton 52 101 5 4 2 .964 2.04
Don Farber 38 65 4 6 2 .920 1.82
Duane Hudson 38 47 1 3 0 .941 1.26
John Matzek 13 23 2 3 0 .893 1.92 Stats for 2 teams
Donald Bricker 12 19 0 1 0 .950 1.58
Donald Visconti 10 22 2 1 0 .960 2.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Donley 45 7 25 1 3 .970 0.71
Jack Gruell 39 12 35 3 2 .940 1.21
Manny Perez 36 4 40 4 0 .917 1.22
Jim Collins 34 6 27 6 0 .846 0.97
Michael Acker 23 3 14 2 1 .895 0.74
Dave Faszholz 20 4 19 1 0 .958 1.15
Don DeLong 14 4 6 2 0 .833 0.71
Robert Laubacher 14 1 18 1 1 .950 1.36
Robert Schmidt 10 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.40
Rafael Valdez 10 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.80
Jack Petersen 7 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Michelucci 6 0.00
Terry Porter 4 0.00
Erwin Edelmaier 3 0.00
Donald Domenichelli 1 0.00
John Harvey 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Michael Acker 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 6, 1932 Portland, OR, US
Donald Bricker 23 R 6' 0.0" 190 1931
Jim Collins 23 S L 6' 0.0" 160 Sep 15, 1930 Santa Rosa, CA, US
Timothy Cronin 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 15, 1929 Richmond, CA, US
Don DeLong 21 Nov 3, 1932 San Francisco, CA, US
Donald Domenichelli 19 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 2, 1935 San Francisco, CA, US
Chuck Donley 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 10, 1934 San Francisco, CA, US
Erwin Edelmaier 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 18, 1929 Oakland, CA, US
Chuck Essegian 22 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 9, 1931 Boston, MA, US
Don Farber 20 R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 6, 1934 San Francisco, CA, US
Dave Faszholz 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 30, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Al Gionfriddo 32 L L 5' 6.0" 165 Mar 8, 1922 Dysart, PA, US
Jack Gruell 24 R R 6' 3.0" 178 Dec 13, 1929 Ventura, CA, US
Ron Hamilton -- Unknown
John Harvey 20 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 12, 1933 Monterey Park, CA, US
Duane Hudson 19 Apr 15, 1935 Cherry Valley, AR, US
Robert Laubacher -- Unknown
Jim Leavitt 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Mar 22, 1933 Orangevale, CA, US
Dario Lodigiani 38 R R 5' 8.0" 150 Jun 6, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
John Matzek 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 13, 1933 San Francisco, CA, US
Dave Melton 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 3, 1928 Pampa, TX, US
Ray Michelucci 22 R R 6' 2.0" 173 Apr 10, 1932 San Francisco, CA, US
Fred Monge 30 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Jun 6, 1924 Wilmington, CA, US
Jose Perez 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 20, 1926 Long Beach, CA, US
Manny Perez 37 R R 6' 1.0" 172 Dec 6, 1916 El Paso, TX, US
Jack Petersen 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 27, 1934 Los Angeles, CA, US
Terry Porter 21 L L 5' 11.0" 179 Sep 3, 1932 San Pedro, CA, US
Robert Schmidt 21 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Sep 14, 1932 Petaluma, CA, US
Rafael Valdez 20 R R 5' 5.0" 160 Oct 24, 1933 Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, MX
Lou Valletta 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 7, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Donald Visconti -- Unknown

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