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1954 Birmingham Barons

1954 > Class AA > 1954 Southern Association
Overall: 81-70
Scored 851 runs, Allowed 816 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-73

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Mayo Smith
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
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 Ivan Abromowitz 24 4 5
2 Laurits Andersen 25 6 8
3 David Benedict* 24 38 56 13 1 0 0 .232 .250 14
4 Lou Berberet* 24 136 498 158 35 5 18 .317 .516 257
5 Ralph Brown* 33 131 479 144 31 8 9 .301 .455 218 Stats for 2 teams
6 Bob Cain* 29 8 15
7 Art Ceccarelli 24 35 78 16 1 0 0 .205 .218 17
8 Preston Elkins 31 9 6
9 Jim Engleman 25 21 69 16 1 0 2 .232 .333 23
10 Bob Ferris 26 17 26 5 0 0 0 .192 .192 5
11 Mark Freeman 23 13 31 3 0 0 0 .097 .097 3
12 Bill Freese 27 1 2
13 Hal Grote 23 66 189 53 10 4 5 .280 .455 86
14 Tom Hamilton* 28 84 302 107 17 2 19 .354 .613 185
15 John Herman* 25 89 261 81 10 4 8 .310 .471 123
16 Bobby Kline 25 153 546 174 23 6 3 .319 .399 218
17 Jerome Kucharski 19 43 134 28 7 2 3 .209 .358 48
18 Thomas Lakos 31 12 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
19 Don Leppert* 23 141 544 170 27 6 10 .313 .439 239
20 Marco Mainini 22 8 4
21 Pat McGlothin* 33 6 7
22 Harry Minor 26 33 85 21 6 1 3 .247 .447 38
23 James Newman 25 2 1
24 Ernest Nichols 24 44 27 5 2 0 0 .185 .259 7
25 Vincent Pisani 23 1 1
26 Herb Plews* 26 129 525 157 25 16 9 .299 .459 241
27 Joe Polich 24 17 50 7 2 0 0 .140 .180 9
28 Walter Rogers# 30 56 151 33 6 2 3 .219 .344 52
29 Bob Schulte 24 15 10 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 2
30 Michael Schultz 26 7 6
31 Lou Skizas 22 69 226 69 13 2 10 .305 .513 116
32 Russ Snyder* 20 3 11
33 Keith Speck 25 11 21 3 0 0 0 .143 .143 3
34 Dick Tettelbach 25 147 567 185 38 9 12 .326 .489 277
35 Jack Urban 25 37 80 19 2 0 0 .238 .263 21
36 Jay Van Noy* 25 12 38 7 3 0 1 .184 .342 13
37 Gerald Wallis 23 2 1
38 John Wingo* 26 36 75 14 2 0 0 .187 .213 16
39 Clarence Wojtowicz 23 55 173 37 7 1 3 .214 .318 55
39 Players 25.4 153 5863 5184 851 1511 262 69 115 790 67 571 593 .291 .359 .435 .794 2256 63 45
* - 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 Ivan Abromowitz 24 0 1 .000 4
2 David Benedict* 24 14 9 .609 3.71 38 16 160.0 137 89 66 9 105 1.512 7.7 0.5 5.9
3 Bob Cain* 29 2 2 .500 8
4 Art Ceccarelli* 24 15 12 .556 3.70 35 30 219.0 206 106 90 10 110 1.443 8.5 0.4 4.5
5 Preston Elkins 31 2 1 .667 9
6 Bob Ferris 26 6 4 .600 5.18 17 11 73.0 82 48 42 8 46 1.753 10.1 1.0 5.7
7 Mark Freeman 23 5 5 .500 3.20 13 12 90.0 80 35 32 7 55 1.500 8.0 0.7 5.5
8 Bill Freese 27 0 0 1
9 Bobby Kline 25 0 0 2
10 Thomas Lakos 31 0 0 12 Stats for 2 teams
11 Marco Mainini 22 0 1 .000 8
12 Pat McGlothin 33 0 2 .000 6
13 James Newman 25 0 0 2
14 Ernest Nichols 24 4 6 .400 5.31 44 4 95.0 98 63 56 10 71 1.779 9.3 0.9 6.7
15 Bob Schulte* 24 0 2 .000 15
16 Michael Schultz 26 1 1 .500 7
17 Keith Speck 25 6 1 .857 4.42 11 9 55.0 42 32 27 3 35 1.400 6.9 0.5 5.7
18 George Stein 25 0 0 2
19 Jack Urban 25 13 11 .542 4.95 36 30 211.0 225 133 116 15 105 1.564 9.6 0.6 4.5
20 Gerald Wallis 23 0 0 2
21 John Wingo 26 13 12 .520 4.26 35 27 205.0 196 111 97 18 106 1.473 8.6 0.8 4.7
21 Players 25.1 81 70 .536 153 153 816
* - 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
Ernest Nichols 44 0.00
David Benedict 38 0.00
Jack Urban 36 0.00
Art Ceccarelli 35 0.00
John Wingo 35 0.00
Bob Ferris 17 0.00
Bob Schulte 15 0.00
Mark Freeman 13 0.00
Thomas Lakos 12 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Keith Speck 11 0.00
Preston Elkins 9 0.00
Bob Cain 8 0.00
Marco Mainini 8 0.00
Michael Schultz 7 0.00
Pat McGlothin 6 0.00
Ivan Abromowitz 4 0.00
James Newman 2 0.00
George Stein 2 0.00
Gerald Wallis 2 0.00
Bill Freese 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ivan Abromowitz 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1930
Laurits Andersen 25 R 6' 0.0" 188 1929
David Benedict 24 L L 6' 3.0" 200 1930
Lou Berberet 24 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Nov 20, 1929 Long Beach, CA, US
Ralph Brown 33 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 1, 1921 Lafayette, GA, US
Bob Cain 29 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 16, 1924 Longford, KS, US
Art Ceccarelli 24 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 2, 1930 New Haven, CT, US
Preston Elkins 31 R R 6' 1.0" 165 1923
Jim Engleman 25 R 6' 0.0" 200 Jan 2, 1929 Pontiac, MI, US
Bob Ferris 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 May 11, 1928 Armonk, NY, US
Mark Freeman 23 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Dec 7, 1930 Memphis, TN, US
Bill Freese 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 5, 1927
Hal Grote 23 R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 25, 1930 Cincinnati, OH, US
Tom Hamilton 28 L R 6' 4.0" 213 Sep 29, 1925 Altoona, KS, US
John Herman 25 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 5, 1929 San Diego, CA, US
Bobby Kline 25 R R 6' 0.0" 179 Jan 27, 1929 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Jerome Kucharski 19 R L 6' 1.0" 195 1935
Thomas Lakos 31 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 22, 1923
Don Leppert 23 L R 5' 8.0" 175 Nov 20, 1930 Memphis, TN, US
Marco Mainini 22 R R 6' 2.0" 187 1932
Pat McGlothin 33 L R 6' 3.0" 180 Oct 20, 1920 Coalfield, TN, US
Harry Minor 26 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1928
James Newman 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1929
Ernest Nichols 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1930
Vincent Pisani 23 R 6' 1.0" 180 1931
Herb Plews 26 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 14, 1928 Helena, MT, US
Joe Polich 24 R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 20, 1930 San Francisco, CA, US
Walter Rogers 30 S 5' 11.0" 170 1924
Bob Schulte 24 R L 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 26, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Michael Schultz 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1928
Lou Skizas 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 2, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
Russ Snyder 20 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 22, 1934 Oak, NE, US
Keith Speck 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 11, 1928 Perry, IA, US
George Stein 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1929
Dick Tettelbach 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 26, 1929 New Haven, CT, US
Jack Urban 25 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Dec 5, 1928 Omaha, NE, US
Jay Van Noy 25 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 4, 1928 Garland, UT, US
Gerald Wallis 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1931
John Wingo 26 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 7, 1927 Detroit, MI, US
Clarence Wojtowicz 23 R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 16, 1930 Chicopee, MA, US

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