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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
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 James Aiello* 20 5 3
2 Edward Andrews 20 11 16 3 0 0 0 .188 .188 3
3 Salvatore Aprea* 20 10 30 5 2 0 0 .167 .233 7
4 Paul Battavio 24 2 6
5 Ken Beardslee 23 37 75 17 3 2 0 .227 .320 24
6 Robert Bortz 24 55 138 27 4 3 0 .196 .268 37
7 Jerry Brooks 23 36 107 21 2 1 0 .196 .234 25
8 Alton Brown 29 41 65 10 0 0 0 .154 .154 10
9 Billie Bullock 23 19 55 15 3 0 0 .273 .327 18
10 Jim Coates 21 35 47 6 0 0 2 .128 .255 12
11 Paul Crawford* 30 19 53 9 3 0 1 .170 .283 15 Stats for 2 teams
12 Paul Doughty 27 40 62 9 0 0 0 .145 .145 9
13 Harron Floyd 24 108 379 116 16 7 9 .306 .456 173
14 Guy Grasso 22 23 47 6 0 0 0 .128 .128 6
15 Charles Harrison* 22 28 23 7 1 0 0 .304 .348 8 Stats for 2 teams
16 Daniel Keith* 28 135 479 157 29 6 12 .328 .489 234
17 Paul Kelecava* 23 43 65 20 3 2 0 .308 .415 27 Stats for 2 teams
18 John Killoren* 22 28 87 20 2 0 2 .230 .322 28
19 Bud King 24 1 1
20 Vance Long* 21 13 18 1 0 0 0 .056 .056 1
21 Frank Lucas 22 17 36 8 1 0 1 .222 .333 12
22 Bob Martyn* 23 28 113 31 8 1 5 .274 .496 56
23 Michael Morrongiello 24 1 1
24 Edward Neighbors 27 130 493 116 13 3 1 .235 .280 138 Stats for 2 teams
25 Thomas Page 24 4 7
26 Pablo Rivera 20 127 444 131 24 5 1 .295 .378 168
27 Stanley Rosenzweig 22 141 518 137 26 4 6 .264 .365 189
28 Bob Ruck 20 132 393 99 19 3 11 .252 .399 157
29 Skeeter Scalzi 41 17 16 3 0 0 0 .188 .188 3
30 Bob Spry 20 1 1
31 John Sullivan* 22 4 1
32 Gale Taylor 23 6 18
33 Moe Thacker 20 113 368 97 18 2 9 .264 .397 146
34 Tom Venditelli 24 138 441 114 16 3 6 .259 .349 154
35 Gerald Wallis 23 12 13 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Herman Wheeler 27 112 299 79 15 4 6 .264 .401 120 Stats for 2 teams
37 Carl Zellar* 24 124 430 114 21 5 11 .265 .414 178
37 Players 23.7 141 5325 4486 708 1169 196 38 79 622 91 723 646 .261 .360 .374 .734 1678 72 44
* - 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 James Aiello 20 0 1 .000 3
2 Edward Andrews 20 5 2 .714 3.91 10 9 53.0 49 26 23 3 33 1.547 8.3 0.5 5.6
3 Ken Beardslee 23 15 4 .789 3.17 33 23 179.0 137 73 63 10 73 1.173 6.9 0.5 3.7
4 Alton Brown 29 13 6 .684 3.60 41 18 185.0 182 87 74 11 67 1.346 8.9 0.5 3.3
5 Jim Coates 21 9 6 .600 4.37 25 15 134.0 94 77 65 7 109 1.515 6.3 0.5 7.3
6 Paul Doughty 27 17 12 .586 3.98 39 27 208.0 214 108 92 13 80 1.413 9.3 0.6 3.5
7 Guy Grasso 22 15 3 .833 2.65 23 17 139.0 130 53 41 4 49 1.288 8.4 0.3 3.2
8 Charles Harrison? 22 4 6 .400 6.60 26 8 75.0 93 65 55 5 54 1.960 11.2 0.6 6.5 Stats for 2 teams
9 Paul Kelecava* 23 7 5 .583 4.34 21 13 116.0 114 58 56 9 43 1.353 8.8 0.7 3.3 Stats for 2 teams
10 Vance Long 21 2 5 .286 3.44 13 9 55.0 54 33 21 2 32 1.564 8.8 0.3 5.2
11 Frank Lucas 22 8 3 .727 2.23 16 12 97.0 64 28 24 3 63 1.309 5.9 0.3 5.8
12 Thomas Page 24 0 2 .000 4
13 Skeeter Scalzi 41 0 0 7
14 Lewis Spencer 20 0 0 1
15 Bob Spry 20 0 1 .000 1
16 John Sullivan* 22 0 1 .000 4
17 Gerald Wallis 23 1 3 .250 6.87 12 3 38.0 43 35 29 5 26 1.816 10.2 1.2 6.2
17 Players 24.0 87 53 .621 141 141 604
* - 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
Alton Brown 41 0.00
Paul Doughty 39 0.00
Ken Beardslee 33 0.00
Charles Harrison 26 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Coates 25 0.00
Guy Grasso 23 0.00
Frank Lucas 16 0.00
Vance Long 13 0.00
Gerald Wallis 12 0.00
Edward Andrews 10 0.00
Thomas Page 4 0.00
John Sullivan 4 0.00
James Aiello 3 0.00
Lewis Spencer 1 0.00
Bob Spry 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Aiello 20 L R 5' 11.0" 180 1934
Edward Andrews 20 R R 6' 3.0" 198 1934
Salvatore Aprea 20 L 6' 1.0" 185 1934
Paul Battavio 24 R 5' 10.0" 165 1930
Ken Beardslee 23 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Dec 7, 1930 Woodville, MI, US
Robert Bortz 24 R 5' 11.0" 170 1930
Jerry Brooks 23 R 6' 0.0" 185 1931
Alton Brown 29 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 16, 1925 Norfolk, VA, US
Billie Bullock 23 R 5' 7.0" 168 1931
Jim Coates 21 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Aug 4, 1932 Farnham, VA, US
Paul Crawford 30 L 5' 9.0" 190 May 23, 1924
Paul Doughty 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 5, 1926 Bangor, ME, US
Harron Floyd 24 R 5' 11.0" 175 1930
Guy Grasso 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1932
Charles Harrison 22 L 6' 1.0" 168 1932
Daniel Keith 28 L 6' 3.0" 180 1926
Paul Kelecava 23 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 16, 1931 Munhall, PA, US
John Killoren 22 L 6' 0.0" 185 1932
Bud King 24 R 5' 10.0" 185 1930
Vance Long 21 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1933
Frank Lucas 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1932
Bob Martyn 23 L R 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 15, 1930 Weiser, ID, US
Michael Morrongiello 24 R 5' 8.0" 165 1930
Edward Neighbors 27 R 5' 11.0" 165 1927
Thomas Page 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
Pablo Rivera 20 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1934
Stanley Rosenzweig 22 R 5' 5.0" 159 1932
Bob Ruck 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 7, 1934 St. Louis, MO, US
Skeeter Scalzi 41 R R 5' 6.0" 160 Jun 16, 1913 Lafferty, OH, US
Lewis Spencer 20 R R 6' 2.0" 160 1934
Bob Spry 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 May 20, 1934
John Sullivan 22 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 1, 1931 Detroit, MI, US
Gale Taylor 23 R 6' 0.0" 170 1931
Moe Thacker 20 R R 6' 3.0" 205 May 21, 1934 Louisville, KY, US
Tom Venditelli 24 R 5' 9.0" 165 Apr 6, 1930 Providence, RI, US
Gerald Wallis 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1931
Herman Wheeler 27 R 5' 11.0" 180 1927
Carl Zellar 24 L 5' 9.0" 185 Apr 10, 1930

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