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1954 Reading Indians

1954 > Class A > 1954 Eastern League
Overall: 71-69
Scored 604 runs, Allowed 558 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-65

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Pinky May
Represented: Reading, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Hank Aguirre232967623500010141.
2Robert Aiello2215453376101521112.182.400.303.70310100
3Earl Averill2211342435355104175106116654.295.401.456.857161005
4Joe Camacho26235143381002179.186.300.209.5099010
5James Cleverly*2864264217328095137144019.369.467.470.937102151
6Tex Dargiewicz*233098821018500201410.220.333.280.61423020
7Roger Frebel25362625152002006.
8Rod Graber*2414060248189126206551010172.262.391.360.7511733143
9Clell Hobson2329114107621610110324.
10Alfredo Jimenez266420616721405182333225.240.365.425.79071232
11Paul Jones247426621730515062764038.235.361.341.70274432
12Louis Krantz245154.267
13Eugene Law2630615161010050712.
14Patricio Lorenzo261341361101103158.278.366.361.72713000
15Billy Ray Meyer257225.227
16Don Minnick2339564561021021710.222.327.311.63814040
17Billy Moran2013358052478127198440103865.242.296.332.6281743123
18Dolan Nichols243578584610020621.
19Floyd Penfold211065010001001.200.333.200.5331100
20William Proverbs23310000.000.0000
21Luther Qualben*251275404635413024848185744.281.364.393.757182848
22Robert Radley*234122.167
23Eugene Ring251144553735697161076376246.260.370.413.7831545123
24Ronald Ryba20123130050002014.
25Jack Sanoff225111.000
26Wally Seward*212949452601040212.
27Jake Striker*20262520200000015.
28Frank Tanana213512210014194111701719.190.306.280.58628113
29Jim Tolleson2485306285346514153701637.228.268.337.60596041
30Roberto Vargas*253159555131002006.
31John Waters2214057051668133157144144251.258.312.320.632165093
32Kenneth Whitehead2226106881514031701513.
32 Players23.4142527545316041122169605453678602671.248.334.347.681157311032
* - 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
1Hank Aguirre*23148.6362.692924124181.01386654111061458041.3486.
2Roger Frebel2541.8003.653200079.0973732136431051.68411.
3Eugene Law26109.5262.852921102161.01426251925591021.0377.
4Billy Ray Meyer2524.3333.63774152.0452221220283041.2507.
5Don Minnick2379.4382.88391342150.01467348562572011.3878.
6Dolan Nichols24129.5713.383425102197.016988744107925161.4017.
7Floyd Penfold2112.33310
8William Proverbs23003
9Jack Sanoff2201.0005
10Wally Seward*2185.6153.92281661117.01177451565793051.5569.
11Jake Striker*2018.1114.9126102077.0694742342511221.4428.
12Roberto Vargas*251213.4802.92312091154.01236050857876021.1697.
12 Players23.47169.507142142558
* - 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


Jim Tolleson763932974.9845.556
Earl Averill60292381011.9715.508


Luther Qualben12710005717103.9848.32
Rod Graber13100919.9918.38


James Cleverly621511481439.9554.82
Clell Hobson297392522.9715.69
Paul Jones29784539.9764.24
Kenneth Whitehead256257714.9444.76


Eugene Ring1111162282919.9223.10
Paul Jones32365349.9572.78


Billy Moran1322223594380.9314.40


John Waters13932119154.9582.45
Rod Graber1263231163.9822.65
Alfredo Jimenez4783571.9261.87
Earl Averill4375421.9751.84
Frank Tanana2848620.9641.93
Tex Dargiewicz24422001.0001.83
Robert Aiello10160001.0001.60
Patricio Lorenzo10131001.0001.40


Don Minnick39113211.9771.10
Dolan Nichols34104123.9621.50
Roger Frebel3241311.9440.53
Roberto Vargas3163111.9741.19
Hank Aguirre29113431.9381.55
Eugene Law29102714.9741.28
Wally Seward2851821.9200.82
Jake Striker2611610.9440.65
Floyd Penfold102520.7780.70
Billy Ray Meyer7
Jack Sanoff5
William Proverbs3

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Hank Aguirre23RL6' 4.0"205Jan 31, 1931Azusa, CA, US
Robert Aiello22R5' 11.0"1751932
Earl Averill22RR5' 10.0"185Sep 9, 1931Cleveland, OH, US
Joe Camacho26R6' 0.0"178May 29, 1928
James Cleverly28L5' 9.0"175Jun, 1926Salt Lake City, UT, US
Tex Dargiewicz23LL6' 0.0"180Apr 28, 1931Nanticoke, PA, US
Roger Frebel25RR6' 1.0"1851929
Rod Graber24LL5' 11.0"175Jun 20, 1930Massillon, OH, US
Clell Hobson23R6' 1.0"1851931
Alfredo Jimenez26R5' 9.0"1801928
Paul Jones24R5' 10.0"1701930
Louis Krantz24R6' 0.0"1751930
Eugene Law26RR5' 11.0"1821928
Patricio Lorenzo26R5' 10.0"1751928
Billy Ray Meyer25RR6' 2.0"212Apr 5, 1929Aiken County, SC, US
Don Minnick23RR6' 3.0"195Apr 14, 1931Lynchburg, VA, US
Billy Moran20RR5' 11.0"185Nov 27, 1933Montgomery, AL, US
Dolan Nichols24RR6' 0.0"195Feb 28, 1930Tishomingo, MS, US
Floyd Penfold21RR6' 3.0"1971933
William Proverbs23RR6' 0.0"1781931
Luther Qualben25L6' 0.0"1901929
Robert Radley23L6' 0.0"1701931
Eugene Ring25R5' 11.0"175Oct 10, 1928
Ronald Ryba20R5' 11.0"1851934
Jack Sanoff22RR6' 1.0"180Dec 7, 1931Newark, NJ, US
Wally Seward21LL6' 2.0"170Jul 1, 1932Everett, MA, US
Jake Striker20LL6' 2.0"200Oct 23, 1933New Washington, OH, US
Frank Tanana21R6' 2.0"1801933
Jim Tolleson24R6' 0.0"1801930
Roberto Vargas25LL5' 11.0"170May 29, 1929Santurce, PR
John Waters22RR5' 11.0"1681932
Kenneth Whitehead22R6' 0.0"175Dec 10, 1931St. Louis, MO, US

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