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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
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 Bill Ayers 34 7 2
2 Jack Cerin 29 9 12
3 Joseph Christian 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
4 Leo Cristante 27 44 111 25 7 0 1 .225 .315 35
5 Frank DiPrima 27 130 481 152 27 3 12 .316 .459 221
6 Dick Donovan* 26 70 114 35 4 1 12 .307 .675 77
7 George Estock 29 12 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Gary Gearhart 30 17 34 9 1 0 0 .265 .294 10
9 Bill George* 26 37 43 10 2 0 0 .233 .279 12
10 Bob Giggie 20 45 52 10 2 0 0 .192 .231 12
11 Millard Grissom* 21 9 6
12 Earl Hersh* 22 5 14
13 Mel Himes 27 7 12
14 Roy Jarvis 28 59 182 52 13 0 7 .286 .473 86 Stats for 2 teams
15 Virgil Jester 26 30 22 7 1 0 0 .318 .364 8
16 Dick Kelly 26 34 30 3 0 0 0 .100 .100 3
17 Theodore Laguna 21 25 68 11 2 0 1 .162 .235 16
18 James Long 33 3 9
19 Don McMahon 24 46 23 2 1 0 0 .087 .130 3
20 Pete Modica 30 31 22 4 0 1 0 .182 .273 6 Stats for 2 teams
21 Robert Montag* 31 144 452 138 24 7 39 .305 .648 293
22 Noel Oquendo 25 11 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
23 Jack Parks* 26 68 221 69 12 4 8 .312 .511 113
24 Nat Peeples 28 2 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Walter Peterson 24 1 1
26 Vernon Petty 30 126 436 119 25 2 8 .273 .394 172
27 Skip Pope* 24 5 2
28 Bill Porter 26 118 430 113 13 5 5 .263 .351 151
29 Paul Rambone 26 133 481 125 26 7 19 .260 .462 222
30 Eugene Solt 25 98 280 90 16 1 9 .321 .482 135
31 Chuck Tanner* 25 155 594 192 35 12 20 .323 .524 311
32 Glenn Thompson 25 9 23
33 Frank Torre* 22 141 497 146 30 2 9 .294 .416 207
34 Bob Trowbridge 24 2 1
35 Edward Varhely* 27 3 1
36 Pete Whisenant 24 121 470 134 27 3 20 .285 .483 227
37 Junior Wooten 30 106 275 76 7 0 1 .276 .313 86
37 Players 26.3 155 5943 5230 841 1491 264 49 165 777 58 626 676 .285 .358 .449 .807 2348 34 53
* - 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 Bill Ayers 34 0 1 .000 7
2 Leo Cristante 27 24 7 .774 3.59 38 32 258.0 279 119 103 27 59 1.310 9.7 0.9 2.1
3 Dick Donovan 26 18 8 .692 2.69 27 27 194.0 179 72 58 12 37 1.113 8.3 0.6 1.7
4 George Estock 29 1 0 1.000 12
5 Bill George* 26 8 4 .667 4.73 37 19 137.0 165 80 72 17 49 1.562 10.8 1.1 3.2
6 Bob Giggie 20 8 10 .444 4.74 45 22 167.0 176 95 88 11 69 1.467 9.5 0.6 3.7
7 Millard Grissom 21 1 2 .333 8
8 Mel Himes 27 3 1 .750 7
9 Virgil Jester 26 3 9 .250 5.32 28 10 88.0 114 60 52 17 26 1.591 11.7 1.7 2.7
10 Dick Kelly* 26 6 4 .600 3.90 34 17 120.0 115 60 52 14 41 1.300 8.6 1.0 3.1
11 Don McMahon 24 8 5 .615 3.56 46 1 91.0 87 39 36 5 64 1.659 8.6 0.5 6.3
12 Pete Modica 30 5 5 .500 5.08 31 8 85.0 103 63 48 9 50 1.800 10.9 1.0 5.3 Stats for 2 teams
13 Noel Oquendo 25 2 0 1.000 11
14 Skip Pope* 24 0 0 5
15 Glenn Thompson 25 6 3 .667 2.57 9 9 63.0 52 20 18 6 32 1.333 7.4 0.9 4.6
16 Bob Trowbridge 24 0 1 .000 5.40 2 0 5.0 5 3 3 3 1.600 9.0 5.4
17 Edward Varhely* 27 0 0 3
18 Junior Wooten* 30 2 1 .667 9
18 Players 25.6 94 60 .610 155 155 695
* - 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
Don McMahon 46 0.00
Bob Giggie 45 0.00
Leo Cristante 38 0.00
Bill George 37 0.00
Dick Kelly 34 0.00
Pete Modica 31 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Virgil Jester 28 0.00
George Estock 12 0.00
Noel Oquendo 11 0.00
Glenn Thompson 9 0.00
Millard Grissom 8 0.00
Bill Ayers 7 0.00
Mel Himes 7 0.00
Skip Pope 5 0.00
Edward Varhely 3 0.00
Bob Trowbridge 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Ayers 34 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 27, 1919 Newnan, GA, US
Jack Cerin 29 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925
Joseph Christian 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 9, 1931 Moon Run, PA, US
Leo Cristante 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 10, 1926 Detroit, MI, US
Frank DiPrima 27 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 13, 1926 Philadelphia, PA, US
Dick Donovan 26 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 7, 1927 Boston, MA, US
George Estock 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 2, 1924 Stirling, NJ, US
Alfred Facchini 23 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Mar 12, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Gary Gearhart 30 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 10, 1923 New Lebanon, OH, US
Bill George 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 12, 1927 Summit, NJ, US
Bob Giggie 20 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 13, 1933 Dorchester, MA, US
Millard Grissom 21 L R 6' 3.0" 212 Oct 20, 1932 Vance County, NC, US
Earl Hersh 22 L L 6' 0.0" 205 May 21, 1932 Ebbvale, MD, US
Mel Himes 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 20, 1927
Roy Jarvis 28 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 7, 1926 Shawnee, OK, US
Virgil Jester 26 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Jul 23, 1927 Denver, CO, US
Dick Kelly 26 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 7, 1927 Quincy, MA, US
Theodore Laguna 21 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Sep 6, 1932 Newark, NJ, US
James Long 33 R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 18, 1920 Griffin, GA, US
Don McMahon 24 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jan 4, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Pete Modica 30 R R 6' 0.0" 145 Jan 25, 1924 New Orleans, LA, US
Robert Montag 31 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 21, 1923 Cincinnati, OH, US
Noel Oquendo 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1929
Jack Parks 26 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 12, 1928 Sayreton, AL, US
Nat Peeples 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 29, 1926 Memphis, TN, US
Walter Peterson 24 R 6' 0.0" 195 Apr 13, 1930 Round Rock, TX, US
Vernon Petty 30 R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 12, 1924 Gastonia, NC, US
Skip Pope 24 L L 6' 2.0" 185 May 16, 1930 Akron, OH, US
Bill Porter 26 R R 5' 8.0" 155 May 23, 1928 Lynn, MA, US
Paul Rambone 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 3, 1927 Dewfield, NJ, US
Eugene Solt 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 29, 1928 Fort Eustis, VA, US
Chuck Tanner 25 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 4, 1928 New Castle, PA, US
Glenn Thompson 25 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Dec 7, 1928 Minneapolis, MN, US
Frank Torre 22 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 30, 1931 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Trowbridge 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 27, 1930 Hudson, NY, US
Edward Varhely 27 L L 6' 1.0" 180 1927
Pete Whisenant 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 14, 1929 Asheville, NC, US
Junior Wooten 30 R L 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 16, 1924 Pelzer, SC, US

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