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1954 Paducah Chiefs

1954 > Class D > 1954 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League
Overall: 45-67
Scored 586 runs, Allowed 724 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 45-67

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Lee Peterson and Hal Contini
Represented: Paducah, KY
Ballpark: Brooks Stadium (Paducah, KY)
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 Robert Adams? -- 6 11
2 Charles Braun 22 16 54 8 1 0 1 .148 .222 12
3 Ray Campbell? 20 4 5
4 Jerry Carver? -- 10 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
5 Joseph Cincotta 19 96 314 69 15 1 2 .220 .293 92
6 Hal Contini 37 56 220 70 10 3 0 .318 .391 86
7 Julius Cooke 20 30 52 8 3 0 0 .154 .212 11
8 Thomas Coppedge 18 76 287 63 10 0 0 .220 .254 73
9 Richard Czekaj 18 9 28
10 Frank DeMichele* 18 107 401 115 19 3 6 .287 .394 158
11 Charley Francis 18 47 78 15 1 1 1 .192 .269 21
12 Manuel Gaipo? -- 17 54 12 2 0 0 .222 .259 14
13 Snowden Harrell? -- 4 11
14 James Hudspeth? -- 8 13
15 Richard Huggins 21 13 48 8 1 1 0 .167 .229 11
16 John Hunter 18 42 117 18 3 0 1 .154 .205 24
17 Harold Johnson? -- 41 167 38 3 0 0 .228 .246 41
18 Gerald Karczewski 20 68 252 71 8 7 7 .282 .452 114
19 Wilfred Lackey 19 17 37 4 1 0 0 .108 .135 5
20 Raymond Luckett? -- 5 16
21 David Lutz 31 6 7
22 Lee Madvig 20 6 17
23 Robert McCrary? -- 17 65 16 3 0 0 .246 .292 19
24 Gerald Miller? -- 4 2
25 Benny Mitchell? -- 19 76 12 0 0 2 .158 .237 18 Stats for 2 teams
26 Robert Nadeau? -- 17 58 16 0 1 0 .276 .310 18
27 Lee Peterson 31 17 30 6 4 0 0 .200 .333 10
28 Thomas Peterson? -- 7 29
29 Anthony Pint* 19 14 47 17 1 2 3 .362 .660 31 Stats for 2 teams
30 Robert Pitts 19 39 49 7 2 2 1 .143 .327 16
31 Gene Puckett 20 26 63 12 2 0 0 .190 .222 14
32 George Scheeler? -- 18 24 6 0 2 0 .250 .417 10
33 John Slachta 24 85 322 104 12 9 4 .323 .453 146
34 Larry Smith 19 100 369 109 16 7 5 .295 .417 154
35 Kriesler Speas 19 19 46 10 1 0 1 .217 .304 14
36 Frank Tayrien* 19 14 11 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
37 James Wagner* 18 102 424 116 14 7 3 .274 .361 153
37 Players 20.6 110 4291 3722 586 936 133 46 34 448 104 501 749 .251 .340 .339 .680 1263 68
* - 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 Ray Campbell? 20 0 1 .000 3
2 Jerry Carver? -- 0 3 .000 9
3 Julius Cooke 20 5 10 .333 4.64 26 15 130.0 172 109 67 4 54 1.738 11.9 0.3 3.7
4 Charley Francis 18 7 5 .583 6.29 23 14 111.2 141 104 78 8 54 1.746 11.4 0.6 4.4
5 Snowden Harrell? -- 0 0 1
6 Wilfred Lackey 19 5 4 .556 3.87 29 12 90.2 79 58 39 7 52 1.445 7.8 0.7 5.2
7 David Lutz 31 0 3 .000 5
8 Gerald Miller? -- 0 1 .000 4
9 Lee Peterson 31 6 5 .545 1.98 15 9 82.0 79 28 18 1 5 1.024 8.7 0.1 0.5
10 Robert Pitts 19 1 9 .100 5.67 34 12 106.1 99 87 67 2 104 1.909 8.4 0.2 8.8
11 Gene Puckett 20 9 12 .429 3.07 26 21 170.0 143 86 58 5 75 1.282 7.6 0.3 4.0
12 George Scheeler? -- 4 5 .444 6.86 18 4 60.1 87 58 46 4 32 1.972 13.0 0.6 4.8
13 Kriesler Speas 19 5 5 .500 3.71 14 11 97.0 124 61 40 1 27 1.557 11.5 0.1 2.5
14 Frank Tayrien* 19 0 4 .000 14
14 Players 20.4 45 67 .402 110 110 724
* - 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
Robert Pitts 34 0.00
Wilfred Lackey 29 0.00
Julius Cooke 26 0.00
Gene Puckett 26 0.00
George Scheeler 18 0.00
Lee Peterson 15 0.00
Kriesler Speas 14 0.00
Frank Tayrien 14 0.00
Jerry Carver 9 0.00
David Lutz 5 0.00
Gerald Miller 4 0.00
Ray Campbell 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Adams -- Unknown
Charles Braun 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 1932
Ray Campbell 20 Dec 3, 1933 Boston, MA, US
Jerry Carver -- Unknown
Joseph Cincotta 19 R 5' 9.0" 180 1935
Hal Contini 37 R 5' 10.0" 170 1917
Julius Cooke 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1934
Thomas Coppedge 18 R 6' 0.0" 155 1936
Richard Czekaj 18 R 5' 8.0" 180 Aug 30, 1935 Philadelphia, PA, US
Frank DeMichele 18 L L 6' 1.0" 190 1936
Charley Francis 18 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 6, 1935 Gibsland, LA, US
Manuel Gaipo -- Unknown
Snowden Harrell -- Unknown
James Hudspeth -- Unknown
Richard Huggins 21 R 5' 11.0" 188 1933
John Hunter 18 R 6' 1.0" 175 1936
Harold Johnson -- Unknown
Gerald Karczewski 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 8, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Wilfred Lackey 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1935
Raymond Luckett -- Unknown
David Lutz 31 R R 6' 4.0" 195 1923
Lee Madvig 20 R 6' 0.0" 195 1934
Robert McCrary -- Unknown
Gerald Miller -- Unknown
Benny Mitchell -- Unknown
Robert Nadeau -- Unknown
Lee Peterson 31 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 6, 1922
Thomas Peterson -- Unknown
Anthony Pint 19 L 5' 11.0" 185 1935
Robert Pitts 19 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1935
Gene Puckett 20 R R 6' 3.0" 187 1934
George Scheeler -- Unknown
John Slachta 24 R 5' 11.0" 175 1930
Larry Smith 19 R 6' 0.0" 182 1935
Kriesler Speas 19 R R 6' 1.0" 162 1935
Frank Tayrien 19 L L 6' 0.0" 165 1935
James Wagner 18 L 5' 10.0" 154 Jun 19, 1936 Buena Vista, VA, US

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