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1954 Kansas City Blues

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 American Association
Overall: 68-85
Scored 698 runs, Allowed 813 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-87

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Harry Craft
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953

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 Bob Addis* 28 86 296 264 20 72 11 1 0 23 3 27 19 .273 .337 .322 .659 85 6 0 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
2 Bobby Balcena 28 118 526 479 65 125 17 8 7 56 7 40 53 .261 .321 .374 .694 179 8 3 2 2
3 Neil Berry 32 67 203 186 14 45 3 0 0 14 0 11 25 .242 .283 .258 .541 48 8 0 5 1
4 Wally Burnette 25 35 76 68 4 9 1 0 0 3 0 3 21 .132 .169 .147 .316 10 2 0 5 0
5 Bob Cain* 29 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Ed Cereghino 20 35 71 63 1 7 2 0 0 2 0 5 33 .111 .176 .143 .319 9 0 0 3 0
7 Harold Charnofsky 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Rip Coleman* 22 34 78 66 4 11 3 0 1 5 0 4 37 .167 .214 .258 .472 17 0 0 8 0
9 Tom Gorman 29 11 19 18 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 .056 .105 .111 .216 2 0 0 0 0
10 Tom Hamilton* 28 35 68 62 5 24 2 1 2 14 0 4 1 .387 .426 .548 .975 34 2 1 0 1
11 Woodie Held 22 112 417 370 47 97 24 3 9 52 3 37 86 .262 .333 .416 .749 154 9 4 2 4
12 Eugene Herbert 26 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
13 Lee Jones 26 31 10 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 0 0 0
14 Dick Kokos* 26 122 474 400 66 113 19 8 14 53 3 66 46 .283 .382 .475 .857 190 6 1 3 4
15 Steve Kraly* 25 48 43 42 4 11 3 0 1 4 0 1 13 .262 .279 .405 .684 17 0 0 0 0
16 Johnny Kucab 34 61 27 23 7 7 2 1 0 4 0 1 4 .304 .333 .478 .812 11 0 0 3 0
17 Carmen Mauro* 27 62 214 186 25 48 9 4 1 14 2 28 24 .258 .355 .366 .721 68 2 0 0 0
18 Art Mazmanian 27 24 76 65 4 15 2 1 0 5 1 9 7 .231 .324 .292 .617 19 3 0 2 0
19 Donald McClamrock 23 5 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Lloyd Merritt 21 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
21 Charles Parsons 22 6 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Jim Post* 28 17 14 11 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 2 2 .273 .429 .364 .792 4 0 1 0 0
23 Vern Rapp 26 28 74 66 9 17 3 0 1 9 0 7 4 .258 .324 .348 .673 23 1 0 0 1
24 Art Schult 26 147 585 529 81 147 26 6 17 72 5 41 43 .278 .332 .446 .778 236 19 5 4 6
25 Michael Schultz 26 7 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Kal Segrist 23 154 644 530 90 154 38 11 15 90 1 99 56 .291 .405 .489 .894 259 17 6 5 4
27 Ken Silvestri# 38 48 98 79 8 19 2 0 1 8 0 16 16 .241 .361 .304 .665 24 5 0 1 2
28 Lou Skizas 22 28 111 97 12 31 4 2 3 20 2 10 10 .320 .376 .495 .871 48 5 0 2 2
29 Lou Sleater* 27 56 86 83 2 21 5 2 1 10 0 3 10 .253 .279 .398 .677 33 1 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
30 Woody Smith 27 11 32 27 4 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 .185 .313 .185 .498 5 1 0 0 0
31 Marlin Stuart* 35 6 10 3 .300
32 Tom Sturdivant* 24 38 67 66 5 15 1 0 0 11 0 0 9 .227 .224 .242 .466 16 3 0 0 1
33 Marv Throneberry* 20 147 589 527 74 140 19 9 21 87 1 51 136 .266 .330 .455 .786 240 8 3 2 6
34 Gus Triandos 23 131 492 423 68 125 15 4 18 65 1 57 63 .296 .378 .478 .855 202 14 3 2 7
35 Frank Verdi 28 136 550 491 79 130 26 9 4 40 11 52 62 .265 .336 .379 .715 186 11 1 5 1
36 Bob Wiesler# 23 11 17 15 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 .133 .133 .267 .400 4 0 0 2 0
37 Dick Windle 20 6 12 2 .167
38 Clarence Wojtowicz 23 50 138 132 11 36 6 1 3 13 0 5 20 .273 .299 .402 .701 53 3 0 1 0
38 Players 25.4 154 5786 5096 698 1351 233 68 118 647 38 558 820 .265 .339 .407 .746 2074 130 30 60 42
* - 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 Wally Burnette 25 12 13 .480 4.50 35 30 12 2 200.0 215 116 100 17 51 125 1 1 6 1.330 9.7 0.8 2.3 5.6 2.45
2 Bob Cain* 29 0 0 3
3 Ed Cereghino 20 11 14 .440 4.50 35 29 5 1 188.0 189 112 94 17 82 93 8 0 7 1.441 9.0 0.8 3.9 4.5 1.13
4 Rip Coleman* 22 13 16 .448 4.28 33 31 10 1 200.0 212 115 95 13 75 154 3 3 8 1.435 9.5 0.6 3.4 6.9 2.05
5 Edward Dick* 17 0 0 3
6 Bob Ferris 26 0 0 3
7 Tom Gorman 29 3 2 .600 3.88 11 5 3 2 51.0 45 22 22 3 14 26 0 0 1 1.157 7.9 0.5 2.5 4.6 1.86
8 Lee Jones 26 0 2 .000 7.55 31 0 0 0 56.0 84 52 47 6 19 29 0 0 1 1.839 13.5 1.0 3.1 4.7 1.53
9 Steve Kraly* 25 5 14 .263 5.54 37 16 2 0 125.0 158 94 77 10 70 77 8 0 7 1.824 11.4 0.7 5.0 5.5 1.10
10 Johnny Kucab 34 10 4 .714 3.55 61 1 0 0 109.0 125 54 43 7 30 53 1 0 1 1.422 10.3 0.6 2.5 4.4 1.77
11 Donald McClamrock 23 0 0 5
12 Lloyd Merritt 21 1 0 1.000 5.32 12 0 0 0 22.0 18 13 13 1 19 7 1 0 0 1.682 7.4 0.4 7.8 2.9 0.37
13 Charles Parsons 22 1 1 .500 6
14 Lou Possehl 28 0 0 1
15 Jim Post* 28 0 2 .000 6.81 16 4 0 0 37.0 38 36 28 3 26 32 2 0 5 1.730 9.2 0.7 6.3 7.8 1.23
16 Michael Schultz 26 0 0 7
17 Lou Sleater* 27 7 7 .500 3.02 23 16 9 2 146.0 120 50 49 9 66 96 6 1 0 1.274 7.4 0.6 4.1 5.9 1.45 Stats for 2 teams
18 Marlin Stuart 35 2 2 .500 6
19 Tom Sturdivant 24 8 9 .471 3.57 32 20 6 1 169.0 154 85 67 15 59 133 5 0 3 1.260 8.2 0.8 3.1 7.1 2.25
20 Bob Wiesler* 23 1 6 .143 5.19 11 8 1 1 52.0 53 38 30 5 53 43 0 0 5 2.038 9.2 0.9 9.2 7.4 0.81
20 Players 25.3 68 85 .444 154 154 813
* - 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
Gus Triandos 119 707 55 14 8 .982 6.40 17
Vern Rapp 24 128 10 0 0 1.000 5.75 1
Ken Silvestri 24 92 13 4 1 .963 4.38 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marv Throneberry 142 1127 72 22 104 .982 8.44
Tom Hamilton 14 83 4 0 11 1.000 6.21

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Verdi 114 269 278 17 74 .970 4.80
Kal Segrist 23 33 52 3 11 .966 3.70
Art Mazmanian 22 57 53 5 17 .957 5.00
Neil Berry 12 20 28 3 3 .941 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kal Segrist 138 119 232 24 21 .936 2.54
Clarence Wojtowicz 12 7 14 0 1 1.000 1.75
Woody Smith 10 6 16 3 2 .880 2.20

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Woodie Held 107 160 298 34 65 .931 4.28
Neil Berry 45 66 114 14 18 .928 4.00
Frank Verdi 22 27 41 4 2 .944 3.09

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Balcena 118 313 9 6 3 .982 2.73
Art Schult 114 255 11 6 0 .978 2.33
Dick Kokos 113 211 8 5 5 .978 1.94
Bob Addis 67 134 5 0 1 1.000 2.07 Stats for 2 teams
Carmen Mauro 46 87 3 2 0 .978 1.96
Clarence Wojtowicz 34 42 3 2 0 .957 1.32
Lou Skizas 27 47 1 4 0 .923 1.78

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Kucab 61 5 24 2 2 .935 0.48
Steve Kraly 37 5 30 3 2 .921 0.95
Wally Burnette 35 6 41 0 3 1.000 1.34
Ed Cereghino 35 13 31 0 2 1.000 1.26
Rip Coleman 33 4 31 5 1 .875 1.06
Tom Sturdivant 32 9 16 3 2 .893 0.78
Lee Jones 31 1 8 2 1 .818 0.29
Lou Sleater 23 9 23 0 2 1.000 1.39 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Post 16 0 3 1 1 .750 0.19
Lloyd Merritt 12 1 6 1 0 .875 0.58
Tom Gorman 11 5 7 1 0 .923 1.09
Bob Wiesler 11 1 15 2 0 .889 1.45
Michael Schultz 7 0.00
Charles Parsons 6 0.00
Marlin Stuart 6 0.00
Donald McClamrock 5 0.00
Bob Cain 3 0.00
Edward Dick 3 0.00
Bob Ferris 3 0.00
Lou Possehl 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Addis 28 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 6, 1925 Mineral, OH, US
Bobby Balcena 28 R L 5' 7.0" 160 Aug 1, 1925 San Pedro, CA, US
Neil Berry 32 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jan 11, 1922 Kalamazoo, MI, US
Wally Burnette 25 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jun 20, 1929 Blairs, VA, US
Bob Cain 29 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 16, 1924 Longford, KS, US
Ed Cereghino 20 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Nov 24, 1933 San Francisco, CA, US
Harold Charnofsky 22 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Jul 11, 1931
Rip Coleman 22 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 31, 1931 Troy, NY, US
Edward Dick 17 S L 6' 2.0" 188 Nov 20, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Bob Ferris 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 May 11, 1928 Armonk, NY, US
Tom Gorman 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 4, 1925 New York, NY, US
Tom Hamilton 28 L R 6' 4.0" 213 Sep 29, 1925 Altoona, KS, US
Woodie Held 22 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Mar 25, 1932 Sacramento, CA, US
Eugene Herbert 26 R 5' 9.0" 160 1928
Lee Jones 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 1, 1928 Fairfax, OK, US
Dick Kokos 26 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 28, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Steve Kraly 25 L L 5' 10.0" 152 Apr 18, 1929 Whiting, IN, US
Johnny Kucab 34 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 17, 1919 Olyphant, PA, US
Carmen Mauro 27 L R 6' 0.0" 167 Nov 10, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US
Art Mazmanian 27 R R 5' 9.0" 229 May 1, 1927 Detroit, MI, US
Donald McClamrock 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 1931
Lloyd Merritt 21 R R 6' 0.0" 189 Apr 8, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
Charles Parsons 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1932
Lou Possehl 28 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Apr 12, 1926 Chicago, IL, US
Jim Post 28 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 2, 1926
Vern Rapp 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 11, 1928 St. Louis, MO, US
Art Schult 26 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 20, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Michael Schultz 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1928
Kal Segrist 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 14, 1931 Greenville, TX, US
Ken Silvestri 38 S R 6' 1.0" 200 May 3, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Lou Skizas 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 2, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
Lou Sleater 27 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 8, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Woody Smith 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 25, 1927 University City, MO, US
Marlin Stuart 35 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 8, 1918 Paragould, AR, US
Tom Sturdivant 24 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Apr 28, 1930 Gordon, KS, US
Marv Throneberry 20 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 2, 1933 Collierville, TN, US
Gus Triandos 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jul 30, 1930 San Francisco, CA, US
Frank Verdi 28 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 2, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Wiesler 23 S L 6' 3.0" 188 Aug 13, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Dick Windle 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 11, 1934 Kansas City, MO, US
Clarence Wojtowicz 23 R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 16, 1930 Chicopee, MA, US

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