NLB - denotes that the player previously exceeded major league rookie limits in the Negro Leagues, but 1954 was considered to be their major league rookie season

Players listed either lost their rookie status as considered by modern standards (< 130 AB, 50 IP or 45 pre-Sept 1 days of service to start season) in this season or if you are looking at the 2021 rookies page then they have not lost their rookie status and are still active professionals.

Note that there are special cases with regards to rookie status, so please let us know if you find a listing you believe to be in error.

Batting

Batting
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Debut Age Tm
1Henry Aaron HOF231954197625143.132981394112364217437716249875522972407314021383.305.374.555.928Apr 13, 195420MLN
2Harry Agganis21954195500.4157587517651352391167835767.261.331.404.735Apr 13, 195425BOS
3Gair Allie1195419540-1.4121482418388386330115684.199.294.268.562Apr 13, 195422PIT
4Tom Alston4195419570-0.2912992713066152436352546.244.311.358.669Apr 13, 195428STL
5Sandy Amoros71952196007.4517156113112153345523431801815211189.255.361.430.791Aug 22, 195224BRO
6Ed Bailey1419531966627.2121242123581432915128151555401718545577.256.355.429.784Sep 26, 195323CIN
7Gene Baker NLB91948196117.66732678239930263411728422532617198219.264.321.389.709Sep 20, 195323CHC
8Ernie Banks HOF19195319711467.725281039694211305258340790512163650537631236.274.330.500.830Sep 17, 195323CHC
9Ralph Beard1195419540-0.21318171100000018.059.111.059.170Jun 29, 195425STL
10Frank Bolling1219541966416.91540619055626921415221401065564038462558.254.313.366.679Apr 13, 195422DET
11Tom Brewer81954196111.230559355172114743402115125.207.228.250.479Apr 18, 195422BOS
12Jim Brideweser71951195701.432970062079156226150626378.252.322.311.633Sep 29, 195127BAL
13Moe Burtschy5195019560-0.190393635000200313.139.205.139.344Jun 17, 195032PHA
14Tex Clevenger81954196200.431015612782051011001353.157.232.213.445Apr 18, 195421BOS
15Gene Conley111952196341.327659254833105191545015119.192.203.257.461Apr 17, 195223MLN
16Billy Consolo10195319620-0.2603136411781582603111983910161297.221.315.289.604Apr 20, 195319BOS
17Ray Crone5195419580-0.713718215610182005001652.115.198.128.326Apr 13, 195422MLN
18Joe Cunningham1219541966222.311414062336252598017726644361627599369.291.403.417.820Jun 30, 195422STL
19Jim Davis4195419570-0.515411799790001001154.091.182.091.273Apr 18, 195429CHC
20Cot Deal41947195400.34626245410140017.167.231.333.564Sep 11, 194731STL
21Jim Finigan61954195923.451218281600195422741719168813190176.264.342.367.709Apr 25, 195425PHA
22Art Fowler9195419640-0.1362294231163510020002362.152.232.156.388Apr 17, 195431CIN
23Joe Frazier41947195600.321732528231681521045013546.241.328.415.743Aug 31, 194731STL
24Billy Gardner101954196303.110343890354435684115918412711922246439.237.292.327.619Apr 22, 195426NYG
25Alex Grammas101954196307.3913235220732365129010121631714206193.247.318.317.635Apr 13, 195428STL
26Johnny Gray4195419580-0.649504702000000121.043.063.043.105Jul 18, 195427PHA
27Bob Grim8195419621-0.4268228189122400321001175.127.178.175.353Apr 18, 195424NYY
28Chuck Harmon4195419570-0.42896575929014115875925144657.238.294.326.620Apr 17, 195430CIN
29Jack Harshman101948196003.625852242446767021650072119.179.294.344.638Sep 16, 194826CHW
30Jay Heard4194619540-0.11720206400020000.200.200.200.400Apr 24, 195434BAL
31Don Hoak1119541964121.3126349464322598114421444894986447523530.265.345.396.741Apr 18, 195426BRO
32Frank House101950196102.06532188199420149464114723567151147.248.302.362.663Jul 21, 195024DET
33Ron Jackson71954196000.41965344745411618117526145119.245.315.395.710Jun 15, 195420CHW
34Spook Jacobs3195419560-1.3188759665871641610332288032.247.329.274.603Apr 13, 195428PHA
35Dave Jolly51953195700.61605448814201700313.292.333.396.729May 9, 195329MLN
36Gordon Jones11195419650-0.6171796728100400215.119.143.134.277Aug 6, 195424STL
37Al Kaline HOF22195319741892.828341159710116162230074987539915821376512771020.297.376.480.855Jun 25, 195319DET
38Ray Katt8195219590-0.14171177107192248294321202274164.232.282.356.638Sep 16, 195227NYG
39Russ Kemmerer9195419630-0.63023142651334302160023113.128.197.162.359Jun 27, 195423BOS
40Gus Keriazakos3195019550-0.228221902000000111.105.150.105.255Oct 1, 195022WSH
41Alex Konikowski31948195400.035631000000021.000.400.000.400Jun 16, 194826NYG
42Brooks Lawrence7195419601-0.6275360319174951023111795.154.199.176.374Jun 24, 195429STL
43Jim Lemon121950196327.0101038733445446901121351645291318363787.262.332.460.792Aug 20, 195026WSH
44Royce Lint11954195400.23117101110021063.100.438.200.638Apr 13, 195433STL
45Jerry Lynch131954196602.5118431452879364798123341154701217224416.277.329.463.792Apr 15, 195423PIT
46Windy McCall7194819570-0.1134564827000100313.146.212.146.357Apr 25, 194828NYG
47Bob Miller5195319620-0.29042413620020017.146.167.195.362Jun 25, 195318DET
48Wally Moon1219541965324.91457556748437371399212601426618968644591.289.371.445.817Apr 13, 195424STL
49Walt Moryn819541961110.0785280325063246671161610135477251393.266.335.446.781Jun 29, 195428BRO
50Don Mossi121954196511.046350243630711012280043152.163.238.204.442Apr 17, 195425CLE
51Ron Mrozinski2195419550-0.337181601000000010.063.063.063.125Jun 20, 195423PHI
52Hal Naragon10195119620-0.64241088985832622711687117662.266.321.334.655Sep 23, 195125CLE
53Ray Narleski6195419592-0.5266190166726111800757.157.191.193.384Apr 17, 195425CLE
54George O'Donnell1195419540-0.121242312001200110.087.125.217.342Apr 18, 195425PIT
55Karl Olson6195119570-5.127974568174160256650324394.235.278.316.594Jun 30, 195123BOS
56Phil Paine61951195800.09515142300010002.214.214.214.429Jul 14, 195124MLN
57Camilo Pascual181954197173.45421073967711983255810046123.205.243.264.506Apr 15, 195420WSH
58Laurin Pepper4195419570-0.14627252410010017.160.192.200.392Jul 4, 195423PIT
59Dave Pope51946195600.82316055517514619712737340113.265.317.390.707Jul 1, 195233CLE
60Arnie Portocarrero7195419600-0.9166271240112621311001298.108.151.163.313Apr 18, 195422PHA
61Vic Power1219541965615.31627646160467651716290491266584535279247.284.315.411.725Apr 13, 195426PHA
62Bob Purkey13195419665-2.03877486455371936420038325.110.163.161.325Apr 14, 195424PIT
63Rudy Regalado3195419560-0.191288253276380231022521.249.327.304.632Apr 13, 195424CLE
64Curt Roberts NLB51947195600.42329088108918935132651237962.233.302.316.618Apr 13, 195418PIT
65Jim Robertson2195419550-1.06918215510298008002427.187.300.239.539Apr 15, 195426PHA
66Danny Schell2195419550-0.4942982742577143733031732.281.324.431.755Apr 13, 195426PHI
67Billy Shantz31954196000.21314143813198134229002837.257.307.328.635Apr 13, 195426PHA
68Jack Shepard41953195602.2278860751721952961275218497.260.331.362.694Jun 19, 195323PIT
69Bob Skinner1219541966316.61381487343186421198197581035316736485646.277.351.421.773Apr 13, 195422PIT
70Bill Skowron1419541967827.11658604755476821566243532118881618383870.282.332.459.792Apr 13, 195423NYY
71Bunky Stewart51952195600.073443838000300212.211.250.211.461May 4, 195223WSH
72Dean Stone8195319631-0.721621117091531112001593.088.175.135.310Sep 13, 195323WSH
73Frank Sullivan11195319632-2.33516135293676910220030160.144.189.164.353Jul 31, 195324BOS
74Bob Talbot2195319540-1.712246043350107155119461629.247.278.312.590Sep 16, 195326CHC
75El Tappe6195419620-0.21453473042163100017012925.207.282.240.522Apr 24, 195427CHC
76Jake Thies2195419550-0.234413321000200611.030.179.030.210Apr 24, 195428PIT
77Bill Tremel31954195600.15717150400020024.267.353.267.620Jun 12, 195424CHC
78Bob Trice41948195500.7296659916401800311.271.328.390.718Sep 13, 195327PHA
79Bill Tuttle111952196305.5127048424268578110514947674433844480416.259.334.363.697Sep 10, 195224DET
80Corky Valentine2195419550-0.446787269300300129.125.137.167.304Apr 17, 195425CIN
81Charlie White21954195500.162138123172950112001415.236.319.301.620Apr 18, 195426MLN
82Jim Willis2195319540-0.12716141000010016.000.067.000.067Apr 22, 195327CHC
83Bill Wilson41950195500.82247416548714523132772472136.222.308.407.714Sep 24, 195025TOT
84George Zuverink8195119590-0.3266167142521210701939.148.199.176.375Apr 21, 195129TOT

Pitching

Pitching
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Debut Age Tm
1Ralph Beard11954195400.204.0003.721310000058.06232242283172022601.552Jun 29, 195425STL
2Tom Brewer819541961112.79182.5264.0024121710751331509.11478761671126669337334305365741.422Apr 18, 195422BOS
3Moe Burtschy51950195601.2106.6254.7190150004185.117810797151261397140148471.640Jun 17, 195032PHA
4Tex Clevenger81954196205.23637.4934.18307401386230694.270637032361298313611401830451.445Apr 18, 195421BOS
5Gene Conley1119521963415.69196.4873.82276214396913101588.21606767674162511528883122767671.333Apr 17, 195223MLN
6Ray Crone51954195802.83030.5003.8713761341714546.05542752356017315260511023201.332Apr 13, 195422MLN
7Jim Davis41954195703.72426.4804.011543959418406.138320918142179121971111317441.383Apr 18, 195429CHC
8Cot Deal4194719540-1.834.4296.554521900189.1111746514488344184281.780Sep 11, 194731STL
9Art Fowler919541964011.05451.5144.0336290134254321024.010395054589930834539911643251.315Apr 17, 195431CIN
10Johnny Gray4195419580-3.0418.1826.1848248610169.0172132116161427751067931.858Jul 18, 195427PHA
11Bob Grim81954196216.26141.5983.612686012018438759.270834630550330274431501332341.366Apr 18, 195424NYY
12Jack Harshman1019481960011.36965.5153.5021715535611271169.1102550845596539287412213350141.338Sep 16, 194826CHW
13Jay Heard41946195401.352.7143.35166530048.15424182170271001361.469Apr 24, 195434BAL
14Dave Jolly51953195703.41614.5333.771591820019291.12551371222719824155701213131.555May 9, 195329MLN
15Gordon Jones111954196501.91518.4554.1617121634212378.2405193175491202023262716401.386Aug 6, 195424STL
16Russ Kemmerer91954196305.34359.4224.463021096024281066.21144588529103389235051774246291.437Jun 27, 195423BOS
17Gus Keriazakos3195019550-0.725.2865.622851020073.28150468421420023361.670Oct 1, 195022WSH
18Alex Konikowski3194819540-1.523.4006.933511400149.15844388296200022231.764Jun 16, 194826NYG
19Brooks Lawrence71954196019.26962.5274.2527512776425221040.21034539491110385404813311344481.364Jun 24, 195429STL
20Royce Lint1195419540-0.623.4004.86304511070.17546389303360053131.493Apr 13, 195433STL
21Windy McCall71948195702.01115.4234.2213415414012253.22491341192610316144110610991.388Apr 25, 194828NYG
22Bob Miller51953196200.468.4294.7286848101188.22061149915924754078371.580Jun 25, 195318DET
23Don Mossi1219541965122.610180.5583.43460165148558501548.01493672590156385349321961264641.213Apr 17, 195425CLE
24Ron Mrozinski21954195500.013.2505.363751710182.187524912442444023701.591Jun 20, 195423PHI
25Ray Narleski61954195929.94333.5663.602665213217158702.060631828181335234541131630221.340Apr 17, 195425CLE
26George O'Donnell11954195400.839.2504.532110630287.11055044421382023731.443Apr 18, 195425PIT
27Phil Paine61951195802.5101.9093.3695043001150.014467561280810110136581.493Jul 14, 195124MLN
28Camilo Pascual1819541971737.4174170.5063.635294046713236102930.22703133411832561069622167611286124151.287Apr 15, 195420WSH
29Laurin Pepper4195419570-2.328.2007.06441713000109.21341028611983402165512.116Jul 4, 195423PIT
30Arnie Portocarrero71954196005.73857.4004.32166117283352817.177843139282320113381721235081.343Apr 18, 195422PHA
31Bob Purkey1319541966524.9129115.5293.7938627653921382114.22170998891195510467937163688991.267Apr 14, 195424PIT
32Bunky Stewart5195219560-2.8511.3136.01721419203187.121514712519127177710148981.826May 4, 195223WSH
33Dean Stone81953196311.12939.4264.47215855219512686.070540234147373193801322730781.571Sep 13, 195323WSH
34Frank Sullivan1119531963223.097100.4923.60351219537315181732.01702797692149559379595261873361.305Jul 31, 195324BOS
35Jake Thies21954195501.6310.2313.9034197310134.0125755813523574025791.321Apr 24, 195428PIT
36Bill Tremel31954195601.142.6674.055703400691.08146415467340033881.396Jun 12, 195424CHC
37Bob Trice4194819550-1.599.5005.8026213910152.01851139822604280116881.612Sep 13, 195327PHA
38Corky Valentine21954195501.41412.5384.8146336731221.024012111829763875219511.430Apr 17, 195425CIN
39Jim Willis21953195401.922.5003.392741020066.15925252350206022921.417Apr 22, 195327CHC
40Bill Wilson41950195500.0000.001010001.0100010100052.000Sep 24, 195025TOT
41George Zuverink81951195907.23236.4713.54265311399240642.166029625356203382232711027461.344Apr 21, 195129TOT
Totals2501946197125220.313401346.4993.9664922682188181915142424116.02377612001106022251915072012845564615521035461.469