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1954 Joplin Cardinals

1954 > Class C > 1954 Western Association
Overall: 50-89
Scored 735 runs, Allowed 908 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-83

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Bill Kelly
Represented: Joplin, MO
Ballpark: Miners Park (Joplin, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Donald Brown*1913351816222154.313.436226
2Bob Castleman1861
3Harold Crotts2313248913020128.266.405198
4Albert Daffner3211162000.125.1252
5Angelo Dal Porto207125758813.226.30077
6David Dexter1814183010.167.2785
7Chester DiEmidio2334
8James Flanigan20326412120.188.26617
9Richard Ghelfi20810
10Elmer Golden?--123613100.361.38914
11Gene Green21289325403.269.40938
12Donald Henderson*2113046915219173.324.456214
14Jerry Herring*2035
15George Husted*2113396202.154.35914
16Eddie Johnson2019242000.083.0832
17Bernard Kamenski*213914936510.242.28943
18William Keppel2115152010.133.2674
19Ronald Kiser*1884307741374.241.368113
20William Langston21507210101.139.19414
21Robert Muesenfechter#24326811110.162.20614
22Michael Mullen?20304811112.229.41720
23Marvin Nevins20348417311.202.29825
24John Oliver214513927421.194.27338
25Norman Plitt?--926
26Jack Poppell21514
27John Robertson1929272000.074.0742
28Ray Sanders267524978802.313.36992
29George Scott236214927226.181.34251
30John Slachta24185115111.294.41221
31Donald Smith22128489154341110.315.491240
32George Smith241234721092031.231.292138
33Paul Smith2187
34Eddie Stephens?2217173100.176.2354
35Houston Stephens?--29120000.000.0000
36John Zeleznock2173284731557.257.419119
36 Players21.51395418473373512261878560620124606814.259.341.372.71417635227
* - 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
1Donald Brown*1934.4294.3812974.06852364461.5418.30.55.6
2Bob Castleman18101.0006
4Albert Daffner3224.3336.7110759.06747447331.69510.21.15.0
5David Dexter1833.5003.5014854.05432213461.8529.00.57.7
6James Flanigan20710.4125.203224168.01491279751701.8998.00.39.1
7Richard Ghelfi2013.2508
8Jerry Herring*20101.0003
9Eddie Johnson2032.60017
10William Keppel2114.2006.4015645.05740324362.06711.40.87.2
11William Langston21920.3105.574521173.020115510751572.06910.50.38.2
12Robert Muesenfechter*24817.3203.923027200.01951168771241.5958.80.35.6
13John Robertson1937.3005.5729984.08174520992.1438.70.010.6
14George Scott2358.3853.772410117.011568496821.6848.80.56.3
15Warner Siebert2201.0002
16Paul Smith2103.0008
17Eddie Stephens*2232.60016
18Houston Stephens?--01.0009.0029250.05160504702.4209.20.712.6
19James Yance?34001
19 Players21.45089.360139139908
* - 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


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Donald Brown19LL6' 0.0"1751935
Bob Castleman18RR5' 11.0"175Sep 22, 1935Mexico, MO, US
Harold Crotts23R6' 0.0"1851931
Albert Daffner32RR6' 2.0"1741922
Angelo Dal Porto20R6' 0.0"1851934
David Dexter18RR6' 0.0"1851936
Chester DiEmidio23RR6' 2.0"175Sep 13, 1930Atlantic City, NJ, US
James Flanigan20RR6' 3.0"2051934
Richard Ghelfi20RR6' 3.0"2001934
Elmer Golden--Unknown
Gene Green21RR6' 2.0"200Jun 26, 1933Los Angeles, CA, US
Donald Henderson21L6' 0.0"1551933
Jerry Herring20LL5' 9.0"1701934
George Husted21L6' 2.0"1741933
Eddie Johnson20RR6' 0.0"1801934
Bernard Kamenski21LL5' 10.0"1651933
William Keppel21RR6' 1.0"1921933
Ronald Kiser18LL6' 0.0"1741936
William Langston21RR6' 1.0"1901933
Robert Muesenfechter24SL6' 3.0"1701930
Michael Mullen201934
Marvin Nevins20R5' 10.0"1851934
John Oliver21R5' 11.0"1851933
Norman Plitt--Unknown
Jack Poppell21R5' 9.0"1601933
John Robertson19RR6' 3.0"2001935
Ray Sanders26R5' 11.0"1701928
George Scott23RR6' 1.0"1751931
Warner Siebert22RR6' 3.0"195Feb 5, 1932Cape Girardeau, MO, US
John Slachta24R5' 11.0"1751930
Donald Smith22R5' 11.0"1601932
George Smith24R6' 2.0"1901930
Paul Smith21RR6' 2.0"1701933
Eddie Stephens22LOct 21, 1931Cleveland, OK, US
Houston Stephens--Unknown
James Yance34Nov 8, 1919
John Zeleznock21R6' 1.0"1851933

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