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1954 Newport News Dodgers

1954 > Class B > 1954 Piedmont League
Overall: 76-63
Scored 669 runs, Allowed 631 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-66

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: George Scherger
Represented: Newport News, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Richard Akers20174811300.229.29214
2Ultus Alvarez2195326912375.279.439143
3Paul Armstrong34312
4Arnold Banals2124202000.100.1002
5John Barbier2121
6Dick Colloton*213411027710.245.32736
7Roger Craig24204311100.256.27912
8Lacey Curry251395361512822.282.353189
9Daniel Daum*264510226420.255.33334
10Salvatore DeMatteis24226610100.152.16711
11Bobby Elkins*2090286691077.241.399114
12Joe Frisina*253512327700.220.27634
13Clyde Girrens255113831502.225.30442
14John Glenn25137528150251316.284.472249
15Donald Huffman2247435100.116.1406
16Edward Jezek2329465001.109.1748
17Gene Johnson231365371441788.268.374201
18Wayne Johnson3420427000.167.1677
19Clyde McNeal25752598019210.309.514133
20Jack Milaskey2565
21Larry Nault*22299119210.209.25323
22Roy Neville*23324313310.302.41918
23James Ollis2212354000.114.1144
24James Peterson2017184100.222.2785
25Clarence Pillow2036
26Silas Ramsey2117203000.150.1503
27Charles Ready23305212000.231.23112
28William Saar2224
29Sebastian Salemi?--11193000.158.1583
30George Scherger335914140310.284.31945
31Norm Sherry221223829813312.257.401153
32Robert Spier*2055
33James Sprankle1811
34Lawrence Stankey*2011442312327618.291.511216
35Robert Sweeney2622
36Jerry Wright1938597100.119.1368
37Oscar Young*25830
38Sylvester Zacher*211593000.333.3333
38 Players23.31425315461266911942055481595137581819.259.339.379.71917508339
* - 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
1Arnold Banals2142.6674.0124474.07839335251.3929.50.63.0
2John Barbier21002
3Roger Craig2483.7272.502016126.010744356561.2947.60.44.0
4John Glenn25002
5Donald Huffman22128.6003.774611129.012165546781.5438.40.45.4
6Edward Jezek2377.5003.662422128.0100655251341.8287.00.49.4
7Wayne Johnson*34105.6673.072017126.010951435611.3497.80.44.4
8Roy Neville*2363.6673.742710106.010756444731.6989.10.36.2
9James Peterson2016.1436.4616646.05442332432.10910.60.48.4
10Silas Ramsey2124.3336.7517460.07462459451.98311.11.46.8
11Charles Ready231111.5003.453023154.012476592991.4487.20.15.8
12Alexander Ropek2101.0003
13George Scherger33001
14Norm Sherry22000.00100.1000000.0000.00.00.0
15Robert Spier*2001.0005
16James Sprankle18001
17Lawrence Stankey*20001
18Robert Sweeney26002
19Jerry Wright19119.5502.943823193.0162796381021.3687.60.44.8
20Sylvester Zacher*2143.5713.6515437.03022153251.4867.30.76.1
20 Players22.87663.547142142631
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Richard Akers20R5' 10.0"1851934
Ultus Alvarez21RR5' 11.0"175May 2, 1933Cumanayagua, CU
Paul Armstrong34R5' 9.0"1521920
Arnold Banals21RR6' 5.0"2001933
John Barbier21RR6' 1.0"170May 17, 1933Schenectady, NY, US
Dick Colloton21L5' 11.0"185Jul 8, 1932Mason City, IA, US
Roger Craig24RR6' 4.0"190Feb 17, 1930Durham, NC, US
Lacey Curry25RR5' 9.0"165Oct 8, 1928Wichita Falls, TX, US
Daniel Daum26L6' 0.0"1621928
Salvatore DeMatteis24R5' 10.0"1701930
Bobby Elkins20L6' 1.0"175Dec 9, 1933Lillie, LA, US
Joe Frisina25LR5' 10.0"175Oct 26, 1928Tidioute, PA, US
Clyde Girrens25RR6' 1.0"1901929
John Glenn25RR6' 3.0"180Jul 10, 1928Moultrie, GA, US
Donald Huffman22RR5' 8.0"1691932
Edward Jezek23RR5' 11.0"1851931
Gene Johnson23R6' 1.0"180Jul 15, 1930Yakima, WA, US
Wayne Johnson34RL6' 2.0"175Feb 20, 1920Piedmont, SC, US
Clyde McNeal25RR6' 0.0"185Dec 15, 1928San Antonio, TX, US
Jack Milaskey25R6' 3.0"2001929
Larry Nault22LL6' 0.0"180Feb 22, 1932Blaine, KS, US
Roy Neville23LL6' 1.0"1751931
James Ollis22R6' 2.0"180Jan 24, 1932
James Peterson20RR6' 0.0"185Feb 5, 1934Fort Worth, TX, US
Clarence Pillow20R6' 2.0"1901934
Silas Ramsey21RR6' 1.0"180Aug 2, 1932Auburndale, NY, US
Charles Ready23RR6' 0.0"1751931
Alexander Ropek21RR6' 3.0"185Oct 7, 1932Detroit, MI, US
William Saar22R6' 1.0"1951932
Sebastian Salemi--Unknown
George Scherger33RR5' 9.0"170Nov 10, 1920Dickinson, ND, US
Norm Sherry22RR5' 11.0"180Jul 16, 1931New York, NY, US
Robert Spier20LL5' 11.0"1751934
James Sprankle18RR6' 1.0"190Jul 22, 1935Lafayette, IN, US
Lawrence Stankey20LL6' 0.0"188Dec 9, 1933Joliet, IL, US
Robert Sweeney26RR5' 11.0"1701928
Jerry Wright19RR6' 1.0"Aug 31, 1934Fort Smith, AR, US
Oscar Young25L5' 11.0"1851929
Sylvester Zacher21LL5' 11.0"170Nov 25, 1932Dupree, SD, US

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