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1954 Norfolk Tars

1954 > Class B > 1954 Piedmont League
Overall: 87-53
Scored 708 runs, Allowed 604 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-60

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Skeeter Scalzi
Represented: Norfolk, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1James Aiello*2053
2Edward Andrews2011163000.188.1883
3Salvatore Aprea*2010305200.167.2337
4Paul Battavio2426
5Ken Beardslee23377517320.227.32024
6Robert Bortz245513827430.196.26837
7Jerry Brooks233610721210.196.23425
8Alton Brown29416510000.154.15410
9Billie Bullock23195515300.273.32718
10Jim Coates2135476002.128.25512
11Paul Crawford*3019539301.170.28315Stats for 2 teams
12Paul Doughty2740629000.145.1459
13Harron Floyd241083791161679.306.456173
14Guy Grasso2223476000.128.1286
15Charles Harrison*2228237100.304.3488Stats for 2 teams
16Daniel Keith*2813547915729612.328.489234
17Paul Kelecava*23436520320.308.41527Stats for 2 teams
18John Killoren*22288720202.230.32228
19Bud King2411
20Vance Long*2113181000.056.0561
21Frank Lucas2217368101.222.33312
22Bob Martyn*232811331815.274.49656
23Michael Morrongiello2411
24Edward Neighbors271304931161331.235.280138Stats for 2 teams
25Thomas Page2447
26Pablo Rivera201274441312451.295.378168
27Stanley Rosenzweig221415181372646.264.365189
28Bob Ruck201323939919311.252.399157
29Skeeter Scalzi4117163000.188.1883
30Bob Spry2011
31John Sullivan*2241
32Gale Taylor23618
33Moe Thacker20113368971829.264.397146
34Tom Venditelli241384411141636.259.349154
35Gerald Wallis2312130000.000.0000
36Herman Wheeler27112299791546.264.401120Stats for 2 teams
37Carl Zellar*2412443011421511.265.414178
37 Players23.7141532544867081169196387962291723646.261.360.374.73416787244
* - 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
1James Aiello2001.0003
2Edward Andrews2052.7143.9110953.04926233331.5478.30.55.6
3Ken Beardslee23154.7893.173323179.0137736310731.1736.90.53.7
4Alton Brown29136.6843.604118185.0182877411671.3468.90.53.3
5Jim Coates2196.6004.372515134.094776571091.5156.30.57.3
6Paul Doughty271712.5863.983927208.02141089213801.4139.30.63.5
7Guy Grasso22153.8332.652317139.013053414491.2888.40.33.2
8Charles Harrison?2246.4006.6026875.09365555541.96011.20.66.5Stats for 2 teams
9Paul Kelecava*2375.5834.342113116.011458569431.3538.80.73.3Stats for 2 teams
10Vance Long2125.2863.4413955.05433212321.5648.80.35.2
11Frank Lucas2283.7272.23161297.06428243631.3095.90.35.8
12Thomas Page2402.0004
13Skeeter Scalzi41007
14Lewis Spencer20001
15Bob Spry2001.0001
16John Sullivan*2201.0004
17Gerald Wallis2313.2506.8712338.04335295261.81610.21.26.2
17 Players24.08753.621141141604
* - 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


Alton Brown410.00
Paul Doughty390.00
Ken Beardslee330.00
Charles Harrison260.00Stats for 2 teams
Jim Coates250.00
Guy Grasso230.00
Frank Lucas160.00
Vance Long130.00
Gerald Wallis120.00
Edward Andrews100.00
Thomas Page40.00
John Sullivan40.00
James Aiello30.00
Lewis Spencer10.00
Bob Spry10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
James Aiello20LR5' 11.0"1801934
Edward Andrews20RR6' 3.0"1981934
Salvatore Aprea20L6' 1.0"1851934
Paul Battavio24R5' 10.0"1651930
Ken Beardslee23RR6' 1.0"165Dec 7, 1930Woodville, MI, US
Robert Bortz24R5' 11.0"1701930
Jerry Brooks23R6' 0.0"1851931
Alton Brown29RR6' 2.0"195Apr 16, 1925Norfolk, VA, US
Billie Bullock23R5' 7.0"1681931
Jim Coates21RR6' 4.0"192Aug 4, 1932Farnham, VA, US
Paul Crawford30L5' 9.0"190May 23, 1924
Paul Doughty27RR6' 0.0"185Jul 5, 1926Bangor, ME, US
Harron Floyd24R5' 11.0"1751930
Guy Grasso22RR6' 2.0"1951932
Charles Harrison22L6' 1.0"1681932
Daniel Keith28L6' 3.0"1801926
Paul Kelecava23LL5' 11.0"180Feb 16, 1931Munhall, PA, US
John Killoren22L6' 0.0"1851932
Bud King24R5' 10.0"1851930
Vance Long21LR6' 2.0"1851933
Frank Lucas22RR6' 2.0"1901932
Bob Martyn23LR6' 0.0"176Aug 15, 1930Weiser, ID, US
Michael Morrongiello24R5' 8.0"1651930
Edward Neighbors27R5' 11.0"1651927
Thomas Page24RR6' 0.0"1851930
Pablo Rivera20RR5' 10.0"1651934
Stanley Rosenzweig22R5' 5.0"1591932
Bob Ruck20RR6' 1.0"190Jun 7, 1934St. Louis, MO, US
Skeeter Scalzi41RR5' 6.0"160Jun 16, 1913Lafferty, OH, US
Lewis Spencer20RR6' 2.0"1601934
Bob Spry20RR6' 2.0"185May 20, 1934
John Sullivan22LL6' 2.0"180Jul 1, 1931Detroit, MI, US
Gale Taylor23R6' 0.0"1701931
Moe Thacker20RR6' 3.0"205May 21, 1934Louisville, KY, US
Tom Venditelli24R5' 9.0"165Apr 6, 1930Providence, RI, US
Gerald Wallis23RR6' 4.0"2051931
Herman Wheeler27R5' 11.0"1801927
Carl Zellar24L5' 9.0"185Apr 10, 1930

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