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1954 Atlanta Crackers

1954 > Class AA > 1954 Southern Association
Overall: 94-60
Scored 841 runs, Allowed 695 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-64

Affiliation: Milwaukee Braves-NL
Manager: Whit Wyatt
Represented: Atlanta, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bill Ayers3472
2Jack Cerin29912
3Joseph Christian23110000.000.0000
4Leo Cristante274411125701.225.31535
5Frank DiPrima2713048115227312.316.459221
6Dick Donovan*2670114354112.307.67577
7George Estock291230000.000.0000
8Gary Gearhart3017349100.265.29410
9Bill George*26374310200.233.27912
10Bob Giggie20455210200.192.23112
11Millard Grissom*2196
12Earl Hersh*22514
13Mel Himes27712
14Roy Jarvis2859182521307.286.47386Stats for 2 teams
15Virgil Jester2630227100.318.3648
16Dick Kelly2634303000.100.1003
17Theodore Laguna21256811201.162.23516
18James Long3339
19Don McMahon2446232100.087.1303
20Pete Modica3031224010.182.2736Stats for 2 teams
21Robert Montag*3114445213824739.305.648293
22Noel Oquendo251131000.333.3331
23Jack Parks*2668221691248.312.511113
24Nat Peeples28240000.000.0000
25Walter Peterson2411
26Vernon Petty301264361192528.273.394172
27Skip Pope*2452
28Bill Porter261184301131355.263.351151
29Paul Rambone2613348112526719.260.462222
30Eugene Solt2598280901619.321.482135
31Chuck Tanner*25155594192351220.323.524311
32Glenn Thompson25923
33Frank Torre*221414971463029.294.416207
34Bob Trowbridge2421
35Edward Varhely*2731
36Pete Whisenant2412147013427320.285.483227
37Junior Wooten3010627576701.276.31386
37 Players26.31555943523084114912644916577758626676.285.358.449.80723483453
* - 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
1Bill Ayers3401.0007
2Leo Cristante27247.7743.593832258.027911910327591.3109.70.92.1
3Dick Donovan26188.6922.692727194.0179725812371.1138.30.61.7
4George Estock29101.00012
5Bill George*2684.6674.733719137.0165807217491.56210.81.13.2
6Bob Giggie20810.4444.744522167.0176958811691.4679.50.63.7
7Millard Grissom2112.3338
8Mel Himes2731.7507
9Virgil Jester2639.2505.32281088.0114605217261.59111.71.72.7
10Dick Kelly*2664.6003.903417120.0115605214411.3008.61.03.1
11Don McMahon2485.6153.5646191.08739365641.6598.60.56.3
12Pete Modica3055.5005.0831885.010363489501.80010.91.05.3Stats for 2 teams
13Noel Oquendo25201.00011
14Skip Pope*24005
15Glenn Thompson2563.6672.579963.05220186321.3337.40.94.6
16Bob Trowbridge2401.0005.40205.053331.6009.05.4
17Edward Varhely*27003
18Junior Wooten*3021.6679
18 Players25.69460.610155155695
* - 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


Don McMahon460.00
Bob Giggie450.00
Leo Cristante380.00
Bill George370.00
Dick Kelly340.00
Pete Modica310.00Stats for 2 teams
Virgil Jester280.00
George Estock120.00
Noel Oquendo110.00
Glenn Thompson90.00
Millard Grissom80.00
Bill Ayers70.00
Mel Himes70.00
Skip Pope50.00
Edward Varhely30.00
Bob Trowbridge20.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bill Ayers34RR6' 3.0"185Sep 27, 1919Newnan, GA, US
Jack Cerin29R6' 0.0"1851925
Joseph Christian23RR5' 10.0"180May 9, 1931Moon Run, PA, US
Leo Cristante27RR6' 1.0"195Dec 10, 1926Detroit, MI, US
Frank DiPrima27RR5' 9.0"170Dec 13, 1926Philadelphia, PA, US
Dick Donovan26LR6' 3.0"190Dec 7, 1927Boston, MA, US
George Estock29RR6' 0.0"185Nov 2, 1924Stirling, NJ, US
Alfred Facchini23RR6' 0.0"176Mar 12, 1931San Francisco, CA, US
Gary Gearhart30RL5' 11.0"180Aug 10, 1923New Lebanon, OH, US
Bill George26LL6' 0.0"180Aug 12, 1927Summit, NJ, US
Bob Giggie20RR6' 1.0"200Aug 13, 1933Dorchester, MA, US
Millard Grissom21LR6' 3.0"212Oct 20, 1932Vance County, NC, US
Earl Hersh22LL6' 0.0"205May 21, 1932Ebbvale, MD, US
Mel Himes27RR6' 1.0"190Feb 20, 1927
Roy Jarvis28RR5' 9.0"160Jun 7, 1926Shawnee, OK, US
Virgil Jester26RR5' 11.0"188Jul 23, 1927Denver, CO, US
Dick Kelly26RL6' 2.0"180Oct 7, 1927Quincy, MA, US
Theodore Laguna21RR6' 0.0"176Sep 6, 1932Newark, NJ, US
James Long33R6' 1.0"180Dec 18, 1920Griffin, GA, US
Don McMahon24RR6' 2.0"215Jan 4, 1930Brooklyn, NY, US
Pete Modica30RR6' 0.0"145Jan 25, 1924New Orleans, LA, US
Robert Montag31LL5' 11.0"185Jan 21, 1923Cincinnati, OH, US
Noel Oquendo25RR5' 10.0"1751929
Jack Parks26LR6' 2.0"205Jun 12, 1928Sayreton, AL, US
Nat Peeples28RR6' 1.0"185Jun 29, 1926Memphis, TN, US
Walter Peterson24R6' 0.0"195Apr 13, 1930Round Rock, TX, US
Vernon Petty30R6' 0.0"185Apr 12, 1924Gastonia, NC, US
Skip Pope24LL6' 2.0"185May 16, 1930Akron, OH, US
Bill Porter26RR5' 8.0"155May 23, 1928Lynn, MA, US
Paul Rambone26RR6' 0.0"180Oct 3, 1927Dewfield, NJ, US
Eugene Solt25RR5' 11.0"185Dec 29, 1928Fort Eustis, VA, US
Chuck Tanner25LL6' 0.0"185Jul 4, 1928New Castle, PA, US
Glenn Thompson25RR6' 5.0"215Dec 7, 1928Minneapolis, MN, US
Frank Torre22LL6' 4.0"200Dec 30, 1931Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Trowbridge24RR6' 1.0"180Jun 27, 1930Hudson, NY, US
Edward Varhely27LL6' 1.0"1801927
Pete Whisenant24RR6' 2.0"190Dec 14, 1929Asheville, NC, US
Junior Wooten30RL5' 11.0"160Jan 16, 1924Pelzer, SC, US

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