1954 Iola Indians Roster

Western Association (WA) - Class: C
Team Record: 39-101
Finished 8th in the WA
Manager: Willie Ramsdell (0-0), Ralph Kennedy (0-0)
Location: Iola, Kansas
Ballpark: Riverside Park
Attendance: 25,791, Avg. 368
1954 Iola Indians Statistics

The Iola Indians of the Western Association ended the 1954 season with a record of 39 wins and 101 losses, finishing eighth in the WA.

The Indians scored 602 runs, worst in the league, and allowed 982 runs, most in the circuit. Thomas Pritchard paced batters with significant playing time with a .290 average. Ralph Rosado topped Iola with 10 wins and a team-best 4.29 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Willie Ramsdell played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Iola Indians to do so.

Willie Ramsdell and Ralph Kennedy served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bob BeranRRMarch 16, 19305'10"180Larned, KS US
Gordon BraggLROctober 2, 19275'10"165
Wayne Brozek
Ricardo Cacao
Clell CallawayR5'6"155
Moses CalzadaR5'9"160
John CiminoR6'0"175
Pat ConleyNovember 16, 1936
Gaspar Del ToroR5'8"175
Paul DemontR5'10"175
Arnie FritzRJuly 5, 19296'0"180
Mel GallupLLJuly 20, 19306'0"170Santa Monica, CA US
Joel Gardner
Jack GarrettLL6'2"165
William GrilliotR5'11"175
Sergio HebraRR5'10"160, MX
Stephen HillRRMay 25, 19346'2"165Muskogee, OK US
Dale Hunt
Mack HydeRR6'1"210
Ralph KennedyRRDecember 5, 19256'1"190
Robert MathiesonRRSeptember 15, 19306'2"185
Jerry MehlischR5'11"185
Alberto MieresR5'10"190
Johnny PetermanRRMay 8, 19285'10"175
Thomas PritchardL5'11"165
Willie RamsdellRRApril 4, 19165'11"165Williamsburg, KS US
Charles ReLL5'9"160
Donald RichardsL5'10"160
Ibrahim RiosRR5'10"140
Ralph RosadoRR5'9"160
Alexander Schmidt
Frank SimanovskyLLOctober 4, 19296'1"160
Al Slawson
Stan StewartRRNovember 28, 19326'0"162Los Angeles, CA US
Rupert SullivanRR5'10"180
Robert Varnum
John White
Bob ZolliecofferRRMay 16, 19266'0"175Denning, AR US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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