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1954 Fort Worth Cats

1954 > Class AA > 1954 Texas League
Overall: 81-80
Scored 741 runs, Allowed 722 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-79

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Al Vincent
Represented: Fort Worth, TX
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 C.B. Beringer 25 34 44 36 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 2 .167 .250 .167 .417 6 0 4 0
2 Thomas Bigham 21 2 1 1 1.000
3 Jimmy Bragan 25 79 275 243 28 59 1 0 3 22 0 4 25 17 .243 .324 .284 .607 69 4 3 0
4 Ralph Butler 23 37 73 59 8 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 9 10 .102 .221 .102 .322 6 0 5 0
5 Ray Coleman* 32 116 479 429 46 120 24 2 11 64 6 7 43 36 .280 .340 .422 .762 181 0 0 7
6 Robert Crain 27 8 11 2 .182
7 Raymond Cucchiarini 24 18 51 46 9 15 2 0 3 7 0 0 5 9 .326 .392 .565 .957 26 0 0 0
8 Calvin Felix 28 154 634 545 84 133 27 3 22 77 8 6 66 78 .244 .331 .426 .757 232 7 12 4
9 Walter Fiala 29 54 201 166 21 33 7 1 2 11 2 1 22 13 .199 .292 .289 .581 48 1 9 3
10 Norman Fox 26 8 12 2 .167
11 Gabe Gabler* 23 17 69 59 15 17 4 0 6 20 1 0 10 11 .288 .391 .661 1.052 39 0 0 0
12 Glen Gorbous* 23 141 554 499 73 141 21 4 16 71 10 6 50 32 .283 .347 .437 .783 218 1 0 4
13 Douglas Gostlin 24 11 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 1 0
14 Roy Hartsfield 28 83 326 297 38 83 21 3 7 33 4 0 21 42 .279 .326 .441 .767 131 0 7 1
15 Ashton Heckel 27 14 31 26 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 .231 .333 .269 .603 7 0 1 0
16 Robert Hoffman 24 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Walt Jasinski 24 4 9 1 .111
18 Mike Korcheck 24 157 673 575 94 148 30 5 0 49 13 6 86 75 .257 .356 .327 .683 188 3 7 2
19 Al Leap 29 24 77 64 9 16 2 0 0 7 3 1 10 10 .250 .360 .281 .641 18 1 2 0
20 Mike Lemish 27 41 86 72 3 11 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 10 .153 .187 .167 .353 12 0 11 0
21 Jack Lindsey 27 29 112 94 14 23 4 1 2 19 2 1 14 11 .245 .348 .372 .721 35 2 0 2
22 Pete Mallory -- 9 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Vic Marasco 25 47 198 170 23 45 4 1 10 44 1 0 21 11 .265 .352 .476 .829 81 2 5 0
24 Frank Marchio 26 74 257 228 39 70 13 0 3 30 4 2 25 27 .307 .379 .404 .782 92 2 1 1
25 Glenn Mickens 23 23 31 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .038 .138 .038 .176 1 0 2 0
26 Gilbert Mills 27 26 21 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .048 .048 .048 .095 1 0 0 0
27 Danny Ozark 30 121 501 428 85 114 22 3 23 73 5 2 60 85 .266 .363 .493 .856 211 7 3 3
28 Rudy Paynich 28 35 68 58 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 14 .086 .100 .086 .186 5 0 8 1
29 Al Ronning 27 82 245 213 21 53 6 0 1 18 0 0 30 21 .249 .344 .291 .635 62 1 1 0
30 Norm Sherry 22 5 5 2 .400
31 Karl Spooner 23 42 95 81 2 10 2 1 0 5 0 0 7 31 .123 .202 .173 .375 14 1 6 0
32 Joe Stanek 22 10 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0
33 Kenneth Staples* 27 64 196 138 26 23 5 1 5 15 0 1 53 25 .167 .395 .326 .721 45 1 1 3
34 George Thomas 25 29 25 23 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 8 .174 .208 .174 .382 4 0 1 0
35 Melvin Waters 26 43 28 25 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .080 .080 .080 .160 2 0 3 0
36 Clint Weaver* 26 117 470 394 63 123 30 1 11 62 0 2 65 55 .312 .411 .477 .888 188 3 5 3
37 Ernest Yelen 29 67 244 224 18 58 9 1 4 29 0 0 16 25 .259 .307 .362 .669 81 1 0 3
37 Players 26.7 161 6101 5253 741 1334 237 27 128 670 60 41 661 709 .254 .340 .382 .722 2009 115 40 116 31
* - 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 C.B. Beringer 25 8 8 .500 3.33 34 14 9 0 127.0 120 56 47 13 35 67 6 1 2 1.220 8.5 0.9 2.5 4.7 1.91
2 Thomas Bigham 21 0 0 2
3 Ralph Butler 23 12 10 .545 5.07 37 27 10 0 197.0 207 121 111 22 67 103 1 0 4 1.391 9.5 1.0 3.1 4.7 1.54
4 Norman Fox 26 1 1 .500 8
5 Douglas Gostlin 24 1 0 1.000 9
6 Robert Hoffman 24 0 1 .000 1
7 Walt Jasinski 24 1 1 .500 4
8 Mike Lemish 27 14 11 .560 3.33 40 29 12 1 216.0 229 103 80 16 80 108 5 1 2 1.431 9.5 0.7 3.3 4.5 1.35
9 Pete Mallory -- 0 3 .000 8
10 Glenn McMinn 21 0 0 1
11 Glenn Mickens 23 1 10 .091 6.41 22 13 2 0 87.0 116 70 62 5 47 39 2 1 0 1.874 12.0 0.5 4.9 4.0 0.83
12 Gilbert Mills 27 2 3 .400 3.32 22 3 1 0 57.0 51 28 21 5 22 44 2 0 2 1.281 8.1 0.8 3.5 6.9 2.00
13 Rudy Paynich 28 10 12 .455 3.49 34 20 7 3 173.0 191 93 67 8 58 66 4 0 3 1.439 9.9 0.4 3.0 3.4 1.14
14 Karl Spooner* 23 21 9 .700 3.14 42 31 11 2 238.0 176 92 83 15 162 262 7 1 3 1.420 6.7 0.6 6.1 9.9 1.62
15 Joe Stanek 22 1 1 .500 10
16 George Thomas 25 2 5 .286 4.50 29 7 1 0 76.0 74 45 38 7 70 51 0 0 7 1.895 8.8 0.8 8.3 6.0 0.73
17 Melvin Waters 26 7 5 .583 3.35 43 7 1 0 110.0 112 46 41 10 36 47 0 0 3 1.345 9.2 0.8 2.9 3.8 1.31
18 Frank White 23 0 0 2
18 Players 25.0 81 80 .503 3.93 161 161 104 57 7 1397.0 1400 722 610 113 663 859 38 3 31 1.477 9.0 0.7 4.3 5.5 1.30
* - 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
Ernest Yelen 62 368 15 6 6 .985 6.18 3
Al Ronning 60 324 35 5 5 .986 5.98 3
Kenneth Staples 51 236 30 4 4 .985 5.22 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Ozark 74 571 46 7 57 .989 8.34
Clint Weaver 69 527 34 10 61 .982 8.13
Gabe Gabler 15 101 6 2 17 .982 7.13

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Hartsfield 79 195 184 11 44 .972 4.80
Jimmy Bragan 63 151 143 6 51 .980 4.67
Walter Fiala 33 70 85 5 23 .969 4.70

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Marchio 61 60 85 9 7 .942 2.38
Danny Ozark 48 46 77 12 11 .911 2.56
Al Leap 20 19 51 7 3 .909 3.50
Jack Lindsey 18 18 26 5 3 .898 2.44
Jimmy Bragan 14 10 23 3 2 .917 2.36
Walter Fiala 10 7 21 2 5 .933 2.80

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Korcheck 156 295 451 42 99 .947 4.78

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Coleman 64 119 7 4 0 .969 1.97
Glen Gorbous 59 108 3 3 0 .974 1.88
Vic Marasco 44 87 2 3 0 .967 2.02

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Calvin Felix 149 346 10 6 5 .983 2.39
Glen Gorbous 18 39 1 2 0 .952 2.22

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glen Gorbous 60 100 1 3 0 .971 1.68
Ray Coleman 56 115 6 3 2 .976 2.16
Clint Weaver 41 64 7 2 0 .973 1.73
Raymond Cucchiarini 10 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.10

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Melvin Waters 43 5 12 1 1 .944 0.40
Karl Spooner 42 12 27 3 2 .929 0.93
Mike Lemish 40 7 36 1 1 .977 1.08
Ralph Butler 37 12 20 2 0 .941 0.86
C.B. Beringer 34 13 25 1 1 .974 1.12
Rudy Paynich 34 9 41 2 2 .962 1.47
George Thomas 29 6 12 3 2 .857 0.62
Glenn Mickens 22 3 23 2 1 .929 1.18
Gilbert Mills 22 3 9 0 0 1.000 0.55
Joe Stanek 10 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.40
Douglas Gostlin 9 0.00
Norman Fox 8 0.00
Pete Mallory 8 0.00
Walt Jasinski 4 0.00
Thomas Bigham 2 0.00
Frank White 2 0.00
Robert Hoffman 1 0.00
Glenn McMinn 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
C.B. Beringer 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 14, 1928 Bellwood, NE, US
Thomas Bigham 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 11, 1932 Union County, NC, US
Jimmy Bragan 25 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Mar 12, 1929 Birmingham, AL, US
Ralph Butler 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1931
Ray Coleman 32 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 4, 1922 Dunsmuir, CA, US
Robert Crain 27 R 5' 11.0" 165 1927
Raymond Cucchiarini 24 R 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 6, 1930 San Francisco, CA, US
Calvin Felix 28 R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 13, 1925
Walter Fiala 29 R 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 24, 1924
Norman Fox 26 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Mar 8, 1928
Gabe Gabler 23 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Glen Gorbous 23 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 8, 1930 Drumheller, AB, CA
Douglas Gostlin 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1930
Roy Hartsfield 28 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 25, 1925 Chattahoochee, GA, US
Ashton Heckel 27 R 5' 9.0" 175 1927
Robert Hoffman 24 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1930
Walt Jasinski 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 24, 1929 Hollis, NY, US
Mike Korcheck 24 R 5' 11.0" 165 1930
Al Leap 29 R 6' 2.0" 187 May 27, 1925
Mike Lemish 27 R R 5' 9.0" 195 Jul 27, 1926 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Jack Lindsey 27 R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 21, 1927
Pete Mallory -- R R 6' 2.0" 185 Unknown
Vic Marasco 25 R 5' 8.0" 175 Nov 9, 1928 Los Angeles, CA, US
Frank Marchio 26 R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 16, 1927
Glenn McMinn 21 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Mar 11, 1933 Chillicothe, TX, US
Glenn Mickens 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 26, 1930 Wilmar, CA, US
Gilbert Mills 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1927
Danny Ozark 30 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 26, 1923 Buffalo, NY, US
Rudy Paynich 28 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 29, 1926 Bisbee, AZ, US
Al Ronning 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 21, 1926 Everett, WA, US
Norm Sherry 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 16, 1931 New York, NY, US
Karl Spooner 23 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 23, 1931 Oriskany Falls, NY, US
Joe Stanek 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 12, 1931
Kenneth Staples 27 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Nov 9, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US
George Thomas 25 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1929
Melvin Waters 26 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1928
Clint Weaver 26 L L 6' 2.0" 204 Sep 4, 1927 Huntington Park, CA, US
Frank White 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 18, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Ernest Yelen 29 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925

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