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1954 Modesto Reds

1954 > Class C > 1954 California League
Overall: 88-52
Scored 870 runs, Allowed 604 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-47

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Jack Graham and Jerry Crosby
Represented: Modesto, CA
Ballpark: John Thurman Field (Modesto, CA)
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 Chet Ashman* 27 10 41 37 4 6 1 0 0 6 0 2 4 .162 .200 .189 .389 7 0 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
2 Charles Bell 27 140 651 548 99 157 32 5 10 94 5 88 112 .286 .388 .418 .805 229 3 11 1
3 Rick Botelho* 19 32 103 84 11 18 0 0 0 6 0 10 7 .214 .298 .214 .512 18 0 9 0
4 Ernie Broglio 18 14 38 33 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 .152 .243 .152 .395 5 1 1 0
5 Gordy Brunswick 29 9 33 8 .242
6 Jose Bustamente 23 96 415 348 60 94 22 6 5 47 2 56 52 .270 .377 .411 .788 143 4 7 0
7 Gene Carlson 22 33 43 41 5 10 3 0 2 7 0 1 18 .244 .256 .463 .719 19 0 0 1
8 Richard Conner# 20 3 1 1 1.000
9 Jerry Crosby# 35 99 446 347 72 105 15 1 12 64 3 83 24 .303 .438 .455 .894 158 4 8 4
10 Robert Dallas 23 21 81 62 10 16 1 0 0 10 0 18 3 .258 .420 .274 .694 17 0 0 1
11 Ellis Daugherty* 25 12 57 43 12 11 2 1 1 5 0 13 5 .256 .439 .419 .857 18 1 0 0
12 Russ Derry* 37 55 255 201 42 49 11 0 8 34 0 46 50 .244 .394 .418 .812 84 4 4 0
13 Edward Fairman 24 38 154 129 22 40 9 1 2 23 0 19 18 .310 .401 .442 .843 57 2 2 2
14 John Gabler# 23 22 62 52 10 14 4 1 1 13 0 4 11 .269 .339 .442 .781 23 2 3 1
15 Jack Graham* 37 24 117 73 28 28 7 0 3 18 3 40 9 .384 .586 .603 1.189 44 0 1 3
16 Larry Hampshire* 22 29 126 101 16 17 5 0 0 8 3 24 12 .168 .333 .218 .551 22 1 0 0
17 Dick Hansen 22 10 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 0 0 0
18 Jack Holmquist* 22 111 431 372 59 104 10 4 0 38 5 49 15 .280 .366 .328 .694 122 2 8 0
19 Alfredo Ibanez 24 28 40 32 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 6 12 .156 .289 .156 .446 5 0 2 0
20 Johnny James* 20 40 73 59 7 9 0 0 0 3 0 9 12 .153 .286 .153 .438 9 2 3 0
21 Frank Kabbes 21 11 22 17 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 4 3 .118 .273 .118 .390 2 0 0 1
22 James Keating 32 82 390 317 64 108 25 1 9 79 2 65 21 .341 .449 .511 .960 162 0 5 3
23 Billy Kerr 36 130 574 473 106 146 34 1 23 128 4 84 70 .309 .412 .531 .943 251 3 9 5
24 Thomas Krebsbach 21 9 30 6 .200
25 Richard Larus? -- 1 2 0 .000
26 Joseph Maguire 19 6 12 4 .333
27 McRae Morrell 19 3 1 0 .000
28 Earl Mortensen 22 5 8 1 .125
29 Bob Murphy 22 16 53 46 7 10 1 0 0 5 0 4 8 .217 .288 .239 .528 11 1 1 1
30 Robert Nard 25 134 592 497 79 126 22 3 3 58 2 71 107 .254 .352 .328 .680 163 7 12 5
31 Hugh Ord? -- 1 1 0 .000
32 Thomas Page 24 25 67 56 8 14 1 0 0 9 0 6 8 .250 .323 .268 .590 15 0 5 0
33 Bull Palica 34 50 52 44 3 4 2 0 0 4 0 3 6 .091 .146 .136 .282 6 0 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
34 Vincent Pisani 23 10 38 31 4 5 1 1 0 4 1 7 12 .161 .316 .258 .574 8 0 0 0
35 Herman Reich 36 21 87 74 13 21 0 0 2 12 0 11 5 .284 .376 .365 .741 27 0 2 0
36 Rudolph Rovai* 19 1 1 0 .000
37 Ronald Saatzer 20 4 6 0 .000
38 John Shuster 19 10 20 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .111 .200 .111 .311 2 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
39 Verle Sorgen? -- 19 61 45 12 10 0 0 0 5 0 14 11 .222 .417 .222 .639 10 1 1 0
40 Richard Stacy* 20 46 218 183 35 50 5 1 1 24 9 21 25 .273 .377 .328 .705 60 10 3 1
41 George Stanich 25 4 1 0 .000
42 Odie Strain 31 1 1 0 .000
43 August Suhr 21 75 341 272 45 83 14 7 2 50 5 60 28 .305 .427 .430 .857 117 0 6 3
44 Gale Taylor 23 1 4 1 .250
45 Donald Williams 20 17 69 56 13 14 4 1 1 13 0 11 15 .250 .391 .411 .802 23 2 0 0
46 James Yarber 20 2 2 1 .500
46 Players 27.0 140 5758 4760 870 1301 232 35 87 781 45 858 733 .273 .382 .392 .774 1864 108 32
* - 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 Rick Botelho* 19 17 12 .586 2.95 32 29 18 2 226.0 187 90 74 15 92 234 2 1 10 1.235 7.4 0.6 3.7 9.3 2.54
2 Ernie Broglio 18 9 3 .750 3.03 14 13 7 3 98.0 82 35 33 3 60 99 0 1 3 1.449 7.5 0.3 5.5 9.1 1.65
3 Gene Carlson 22 8 2 .800 3.44 30 7 2 0 102.0 96 53 39 10 44 73 4 1 4 1.373 8.5 0.9 3.9 6.4 1.66
4 John Gabler 23 13 4 .765 2.93 22 16 10 2 138.0 114 54 45 6 70 114 6 0 4 1.333 7.4 0.4 4.6 7.4 1.63
5 Dick Hansen 22 0 6 .000 7.03 10 5 2 0 32.0 38 34 25 3 32 16 1 2 2 2.188 10.7 0.8 9.0 4.5 0.50
6 Harry Higgins 20 0 0 1
7 Alfredo Ibanez 24 4 4 .500 3.75 27 10 4 1 96.0 81 47 40 5 49 58 1 0 3 1.354 7.6 0.5 4.6 5.4 1.18
8 Johnny James 20 11 8 .579 4.41 34 18 7 0 155.0 157 90 76 11 111 112 3 0 6 1.729 9.1 0.6 6.4 6.5 1.01
9 Billy Kerr 36 0 0 1
10 Richard Larus? -- 0 0 1
11 McRae Morrell 19 0 0 3
12 Earl Mortensen 22 0 0 5
13 Bob Murphy 22 10 3 .769 2.07 14 12 11 3 113.0 86 33 26 2 33 106 3 0 5 1.053 6.8 0.2 2.6 8.4 3.21
14 Bruce Newlin 19 0 0 1
15 Thomas Page 24 10 6 .625 2.62 22 19 9 0 151.0 128 67 44 10 68 70 9 1 7 1.298 7.6 0.6 4.1 4.2 1.03
16 Bull Palica 34 14 7 .667 3.18 50 7 4 1 150.0 165 75 53 7 49 87 1 1 3 1.427 9.9 0.4 2.9 5.2 1.78 Stats for 2 teams
17 Rudolph Rovai* 19 0 0 1
18 Ronald Saatzer 20 1 1 .500 4
19 George Stanich 25 0 2 .000 4
19 Players 23.2 88 52 .629 140 140 604
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Billy Kerr 128 912 91 6 14 .994 7.84 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
August Suhr 74 605 26 5 64 .992 8.53
Jerry Crosby 27 246 5 1 21 .996 9.30
Jack Graham 21 166 9 4 24 .978 8.33
Ellis Daugherty 12 98 6 2 11 .981 8.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Nard 133 370 316 31 108 .957 5.16

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Bustamente 87 75 182 26 24 .908 2.95
Jack Holmquist 44 42 84 9 10 .933 2.86
Donald Williams 13 5 26 7 5 .816 2.38

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Bell 136 208 420 38 69 .943 4.62

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Keating 81 130 9 4 1 .972 1.72
Jerry Crosby 70 126 3 3 1 .977 1.84
Russ Derry 55 78 10 3 1 .967 1.60
Richard Stacy 45 61 6 4 1 .944 1.49
Jack Holmquist 41 57 4 0 1 1.000 1.49
Edward Fairman 37 103 2 2 1 .981 2.84
Larry Hampshire 27 59 2 3 0 .953 2.26
Robert Dallas 17 19 5 1 3 .960 1.41
Herman Reich 17 16 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Verle Sorgen 14 29 0 2 0 .935 2.07

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bull Palica 50 6 28 0 1 1.000 0.68 Stats for 2 teams
Johnny James 34 5 21 3 3 .897 0.76
Rick Botelho 32 10 31 3 0 .932 1.28
Gene Carlson 30 4 20 1 2 .960 0.80
Alfredo Ibanez 27 2 18 2 2 .909 0.74
John Gabler 22 4 15 1 1 .950 0.86
Thomas Page 22 8 30 2 2 .950 1.73
Ernie Broglio 14 1 6 1 0 .875 0.50
Bob Murphy 14 2 22 1 0 .960 1.71
Dick Hansen 10 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.60
Earl Mortensen 5 0.00
Ronald Saatzer 4 0.00
George Stanich 4 0.00
McRae Morrell 3 0.00
Harry Higgins 1 0.00
Billy Kerr 1 0.00
Richard Larus 1 0.00
Bruce Newlin 1 0.00
Rudolph Rovai 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Chet Ashman 27 L 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 11, 1927 Tulalip, WA, US
Charles Bell 27 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 30, 1926 Redondo Beach, CA, US
Rick Botelho 19 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 4, 1934 Oakland, CA, US
Ernie Broglio 18 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 27, 1935 Berkeley, CA, US
Gordy Brunswick 29 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jan 12, 1925 Tacoma, WA, US
Jose Bustamente 23 R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Gene Carlson 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 20, 1932 Fort Benton, MT, US
Richard Conner 20 S 5' 8.0" 155 1934
Jerry Crosby 35 S 5' 11.0" 175 1919
Robert Dallas 23 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Apr 14, 1931 Atwater, CA, US
Ellis Daugherty 25 L 6' 2.0" 220 1929
Russ Derry 37 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 7, 1916 Princeton, MO, US
Edward Fairman 24 R 6' 1.0" 185 1930
John Gabler 23 S R 6' 2.0" 165 Oct 2, 1930 Kansas City, MO, US
Jack Graham 37 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 24, 1916 Minneapolis, MN, US
Larry Hampshire 22 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 23, 1931 Sacramento, CA, US
Dick Hansen 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 28, 1932 Billings, MT, US
Harry Higgins 20 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Apr 28, 1934 Terre Haute, IN, US
Jack Holmquist 22 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 13, 1932 Oakland, CA, US
Alfredo Ibanez 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Johnny James 20 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 23, 1933 Bonners Ferry, ID, US
Frank Kabbes 21 R 6' 0.0" 180 1933
James Keating 32 R 6' 1.0" 215 Nov 27, 1921 San Francisco, CA, US
Billy Kerr 36 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 4, 1918 Pensacola, FL, US
Thomas Krebsbach 21 R 5' 9.0" 158 1933
Richard Larus -- Unknown
Joseph Maguire 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 2, 1934 Los Angeles, CA, US
McRae Morrell 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 6, 1935 Lovell, WY, US
Earl Mortensen 22 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Feb 19, 1932 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Bob Murphy 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 6, 1931 Santa Clara County, CA, US
Robert Nard 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 5, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Bruce Newlin 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 21, 1934 Paterson, NJ, US
Hugh Ord -- Unknown
Thomas Page 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
Bull Palica 34 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jan 1, 1920 Los Angeles, CA, US
Vincent Pisani 23 R 6' 1.0" 180 1931
Herman Reich 36 R L 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 23, 1917 Bell, CA, US
Rudolph Rovai 19 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 18, 1934 Sharp Park, CA, US
Ronald Saatzer 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1934
John Shuster 19 R R 5' 9.0" 180 May 1, 1935 Los Angeles, CA, US
Verle Sorgen -- Unknown
Richard Stacy 20 L 5' 11.0" 180 1934
George Stanich 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 4, 1928 Sacramento, CA, US
Odie Strain 31 R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 3, 1922 Decatur, IL, US
August Suhr 21 R 6' 0.0" 173 1933
Gale Taylor 23 R 6' 0.0" 170 1931
Donald Williams 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 4, 1934 Madill, OK, US
James Yarber 20 R 5' 9.0" 170 1934

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