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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
1Bob Addis*2886296264207211102332719.273.337.322.659856023Stats for 2 teams
2Bobby Balcena281185264796512517875674053.261.321.374.6941798322
3Neil Berry326720318614453001401125.
4Wally Burnette253576684910030321.
5Bob Cain*29330000.000.0000
6Ed Cereghino203571631720020533.
7Harold Charnofsky22110000.000.0000
8Rip Coleman*2234786641130150437.
9Tom Gorman291119182110000112.
10Tom Hamilton*2835686252421214041.387.426.548.975342101
11Woodie Held22112417370479724395233786.262.333.416.7491549424
12Eugene Herbert26210000.000.0000
13Lee Jones26311010020000005.
14Dick Kokos*2612247440066113198145336646.283.382.475.8571906134
15Steve Kraly*2548434241130140113.262.279.405.684170000
16Johnny Kucab34612723772104014.304.333.478.812110030
17Carmen Mauro*276221418625489411422824.258.355.366.721682000
18Art Mazmanian272476654152105197.231.324.292.617193020
19Donald McClamrock23510000.000.0000
20Lloyd Merritt211233000000002.
21Charles Parsons22670000.000.0000
22Jim Post*28171411131003022.273.429.364.79240100
23Vern Rapp262874669173019074.258.324.348.673231001
24Art Schult2614758552981147266177254143.278.332.446.77823619546
25Michael Schultz26710000.000.0000
26Kal Segrist23154644530901543811159019956.291.405.489.89425917654
27Ken Silvestri#38489879819201801616.241.361.304.665245012
28Lou Skizas22281119712314232021010.320.376.495.871485022
29Lou Sleater*27568683221521100310.253.279.398.677331000Stats for 2 teams
30Woody Smith27113227450000151.185.313.185.49851000
31Marlin Stuart*356103.300
32Tom Sturdivant*2438676651510011009.
33Marv Throneberry*20147589527741401992187151136.266.330.455.7862408326
34Gus Triandos2313149242368125154186515763.296.378.478.85520214327
35Frank Verdi2813655049179130269440115262.265.336.379.71518611151
36Bob Wiesler#23111715022000006.
37Dick Windle206122.167
38Clarence Wojtowicz23501381321136613130520.273.299.402.701533010
38 Players25.41545786509669813512336811864738558820.265.339.407.7462074130306042
* - 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
1Wally Burnette251213.4804.503530122200.021511610017511251161.3309.
2Bob Cain*29003
3Ed Cereghino201114.4404.50352951188.0189112941782938071.4419.
4Rip Coleman*221316.4484.283331101200.02121159513751543381.4359.
5Edward Dick*17003
6Bob Ferris26003
7Tom Gorman2932.6003.881153251.0452222314260011.1577.
8Lee Jones2602.0007.553100056.0845247619290011.83913.
9Steve Kraly*25514.2635.54371620125.015894771070778071.82411.
10Johnny Kucab34104.7143.5561100109.01255443730531011.42210.
11Donald McClamrock23005
12Lloyd Merritt21101.0005.321200022.018131311971001.6827.
13Charles Parsons2211.5006
14Lou Possehl28001
15Jim Post*2802.0006.811640037.0383628326322051.7309.
16Michael Schultz26007
17Lou Sleater*2777.5003.02231692146.01205049966966101.2747. for 2 teams
18Marlin Stuart3522.5006
19Tom Sturdivant2489.4713.57322061169.0154856715591335031.2608.
20Bob Wiesler*2316.1435.191181152.0533830553430052.0389.
20 Players25.36885.444154154813
* - 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


Gus Triandos11970755148.9826.4017
Vern Rapp2412810001.0005.751
Ken Silvestri24921341.9634.383


Marv Throneberry14211277222104.9828.44
Tom Hamilton148340111.0006.21


Frank Verdi1142692781774.9704.80
Kal Segrist233352311.9663.70
Art Mazmanian225753517.9575.00
Neil Berry12202833.9414.00


Kal Segrist1381192322421.9362.54
Clarence Wojtowicz12714011.0001.75
Woody Smith1061632.8802.20


Woodie Held1071602983465.9314.28
Neil Berry45661141418.9284.00
Frank Verdi22274142.9443.09


Bobby Balcena118313963.9822.73
Art Schult1142551160.9782.33
Dick Kokos113211855.9781.94
Bob Addis671345011.0002.07Stats for 2 teams
Carmen Mauro4687320.9781.96
Clarence Wojtowicz3442320.9571.32
Lou Skizas2747140.9231.78


Johnny Kucab6152422.9350.48
Steve Kraly3753032.9210.95
Wally Burnette35641031.0001.34
Ed Cereghino351331021.0001.26
Rip Coleman3343151.8751.06
Tom Sturdivant3291632.8930.78
Lee Jones311821.8180.29
Lou Sleater23923021.0001.39Stats for 2 teams
Jim Post160311.7500.19
Lloyd Merritt121610.8750.58
Tom Gorman115710.9231.09
Bob Wiesler1111520.8891.45
Michael Schultz70.00
Charles Parsons60.00
Marlin Stuart60.00
Donald McClamrock50.00
Bob Cain30.00
Edward Dick30.00
Bob Ferris30.00
Lou Possehl10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bob Addis28LR6' 0.0"175Nov 6, 1925Mineral, OH, US
Bobby Balcena28RL5' 7.0"160Aug 1, 1925San Pedro, CA, US
Neil Berry32RR5' 10.0"168Jan 11, 1922Kalamazoo, MI, US
Wally Burnette25RR6' 0.0"178Jun 20, 1929Blairs, VA, US
Bob Cain29LL6' 0.0"165Oct 16, 1924Longford, KS, US
Ed Cereghino20RR6' 2.0"205Nov 24, 1933San Francisco, CA, US
Harold Charnofsky22RR5' 8.0"155Jul 11, 1931
Rip Coleman22LL6' 2.0"185Jul 31, 1931Troy, NY, US
Edward Dick17SL6' 2.0"188Nov 20, 1936Chicago, IL, US
Bob Ferris26RR5' 11.0"170May 11, 1928Armonk, NY, US
Tom Gorman29RR6' 1.0"190Jan 4, 1925New York, NY, US
Tom Hamilton28LR6' 4.0"213Sep 29, 1925Altoona, KS, US
Woodie Held22RR5' 10.0"167Mar 25, 1932Sacramento, CA, US
Eugene Herbert26R5' 9.0"1601928
Lee Jones26RR6' 1.0"190Apr 1, 1928Fairfax, OK, US
Dick Kokos26LL5' 8.0"170Feb 28, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Steve Kraly25LL5' 10.0"152Apr 18, 1929Whiting, IN, US
Johnny Kucab34RR6' 2.0"185Dec 17, 1919Olyphant, PA, US
Carmen Mauro27LR6' 0.0"167Nov 10, 1926St. Paul, MN, US
Art Mazmanian27RR5' 9.0"229May 1, 1927Detroit, MI, US
Donald McClamrock23RR5' 9.0"1651931
Lloyd Merritt21RR6' 0.0"189Apr 8, 1933St. Louis, MO, US
Charles Parsons22RR6' 0.0"2001932
Lou Possehl28RR6' 2.0"180Apr 12, 1926Chicago, IL, US
Jim Post28LL5' 11.0"170Feb 2, 1926
Vern Rapp26RR6' 0.0"195May 11, 1928St. Louis, MO, US
Art Schult26RR6' 3.0"210Jun 20, 1928Brooklyn, NY, US
Michael Schultz26RR6' 2.0"2001928
Kal Segrist23RR6' 0.0"180Apr 14, 1931Greenville, TX, US
Ken Silvestri38SR6' 1.0"200May 3, 1916Chicago, IL, US
Lou Skizas22RR5' 11.0"175Jun 2, 1932Chicago, IL, US
Lou Sleater27LL5' 11.0"185Sep 8, 1926St. Louis, MO, US
Woody Smith27RR6' 0.0"180Feb 25, 1927University City, MO, US
Marlin Stuart35LR6' 2.0"185Aug 8, 1918Paragould, AR, US
Tom Sturdivant24LR6' 0.0"170Apr 28, 1930Gordon, KS, US
Marv Throneberry20LL6' 1.0"190Sep 2, 1933Collierville, TN, US
Gus Triandos23RR6' 3.0"205Jul 30, 1930San Francisco, CA, US
Frank Verdi28RR5' 10.0"170Jun 2, 1926Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Wiesler23SL6' 3.0"188Aug 13, 1930St. Louis, MO, US
Dick Windle20RR6' 2.0"190Mar 11, 1934Kansas City, MO, US
Clarence Wojtowicz23R6' 2.0"190Sep 16, 1930Chicopee, MA, US

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