1954 Philadelphia Athletics Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 51-103
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 305,526, Avg. 5,092
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Manager: Eddie Joost (51-103)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1954 Philadelphia Athletics Statistics
1954 Philadelphia Athletics Results

The Philadelphia Athletics of the American League ended the 1954 season with a record of 51 wins and 103 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Athletics scored 542 runs and yielded 875 runs, most in the circuit. Bill Wilson led Philadelphia with 15 home runs Gus Zernial drove in 62 runs. Jim Finigan paced all regular hitters with a .302 average. Arnie Portocarrero topped the team with 9 wins and a team-best 4.06 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Eddie Joost coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joe AstrothCRRSeptember 1, 19225'9"187East Alton, IL USA
Charlie BishopPRRJanuary 1, 19246'2"195Atlanta, GA USA
Don Bollweg1BLLFebruary 12, 19216'1"190Wheaton, IL USA
Moe BurtschyPRRApril 18, 19226'3"208Cincinnati, OH USA
Joe DeMaestriSSRRDecember 9, 19286'0"170San Francisco, CA USA
Art DitmarPRRApril 3, 19296'2"185Winthrop, MA USA
Sonny DixonPBRNovember 5, 19246'2"205Charlotte, NC USA
Jim Finigan3BRRAugust 19, 19285'11"175Quincy, IL USA
Marion FricanoPRRJuly 15, 19236'0"170Brant, NY USA
Johnny GrayPRRDecember 11, 19266'4"226West Palm Beach, FL USA
Spook Jacobs2BRRNovember 4, 19255'8"155Cheswold, DE USA
Eddie JoostSSRRJune 5, 19166'0"175San Francisco, CA USA
Alex KellnerPRLAugust 26, 19246'0"200Tucson, AZ USA
Lou Limmer1BLLMarch 10, 19256'2"190New York, NY USA
Jack LittrellSSRRJanuary 22, 19296'0"179Louisville, KY USA
Morrie MartinPLLSeptember 3, 19226'0"173Dixon, MO USA
Ed McGheeCFRRSeptember 29, 19245'11"170Perry, AR USA
Bill OsterPLLJanuary 2, 19336'3"198New York, NY USA
Arnie PortocarreroPRRJuly 5, 19316'3"196New York, NY USA
Vic PowerOFRRNovember 1, 19276'0"186Arecibo, P.R.
Hal RaetherPRROctober 10, 19326'1"185Lake Mills, WI USA
Bill RennaRFRROctober 14, 19246'3"218Hanford, CA USA
Jim RobertsonCRRJanuary 29, 19285'9"183Chicago, IL USA
Dutch RombergerPRRMay 26, 19276'0"185Klingerstown, PA USA
Dick RozekPLLMarch 27, 19276'0"190Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Carl ScheibPRRJanuary 1, 19276'1"192Gratz, PA USA
Billy ShantzCRRJuly 31, 19276'1"160Pottstown, PA USA
Bobby ShantzPRLSeptember 26, 19255'6"139Pottstown, PA USA
Al SimaPRLOctober 7, 19216'0"187Mahwah, NJ USA
Pete Suder2BRRApril 16, 19166'0"175Aliquippa, PA USA
Joe TaylorRFRRMarch 2, 19266'1"185Chapman, AL USA
Bob TricePRRAugust 28, 19266'3"190Newton, GA USA
Bill UptonPRRJune 18, 19296'0"167Esther, MO USA
Elmer ValoLFLRMarch 5, 19215'11"190Rybnik, Pl Czech Republic
Ozzie Van BrabantPRRSeptember 28, 19266'1"165Kingsville, ON CAN
Lee WheatPRRSeptember 15, 19296'4"200Edwardsville, IL USA
Bill WilsonCFRRNovember 6, 19286'2"200Central City, NE USA
Gus ZernialLFRRJune 27, 19236'2"210Beaumont, TX USA