1954 Forest City Owls Statistics

Tar Heel League (THL) - Class: D
Team Record: 24-24
Finished 3rd in the THL
Manager: Woody Rich (0-0), Richard McKeithan (0-0)
Location: Forest City, North Carolina
Ballpark: Memorial Park
Attendance: 8,147, Avg. 339
1954 Forest City Owls Roster

The Forest City Owls of the Tar Heel League ended the 1954 season with a record of 24 wins and 24 losses, finishing third in the THL.

The Owls topped the circuit with just 239 runs allowed. Forest City scored 262 runs. William Greenan paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .295. Joseph Cristello led the team with 7 wins, while Jim Swiggett recorded a 2.08 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Woody Rich played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Forest City Owls to do so.

Woody Rich and Richard McKeithan served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Joseph Cristello72.7782.8112864.0543420131
John Cathey57.4173.651812116.01116547245
Henry Dunbar43.5714.2610538.0302618120
Woody Rich32.6001.855334.0239704
Jack Williamson22.5003.3312654.0562820321
Jim Swiggett23.4002.08125465.0502715115
Bobby Johnston12.33390.0
Robert McGimsey0010.0
Jerry Caldwell03.00060.0
Totals2424.5003.0885880000371.03241891278136000000

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Angelo DeCello48188188531353.282.282.452.73485
William Greenan46173173511112.295.295.405.69970
William Benfield4617917943530.240.240.302.54254
Jose Castillo4016316341442.252.252.362.61359
William Lancaster3914314339220.273.273.315.58745
Billie Hare3510910929620.266.266.358.62439
Robert Newton32696922041.319.319.478.79733
Joseph Cristello33727219615.264.264.583.84742
Robert McGimsey23777719310.247.247.312.55824
Fred Cannon14494917400.347.347.429.77621
William Lee23616115220.246.246.344.59021
John Cathey19555512200.218.218.255.47314
Edward Rychlak23868612210.140.140.186.32616
Jack Williamson1222229100.409.409.455.86410
Jim Swiggett1323235000.217.217.217.4355
Henry Dunbar1115152000.133.133.133.2672
Adolph Long144.000.000.000.0000
Thomas McMullen51616.000.000.000.0000
Woody Rich51616.000.000.000.0000
Jerry Caldwell666.000.000.000.0000
Bobby Johnston944.000.000.000.0000
Totals48315301530038861261300000.254.254.353.60754000000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
John CatheyP18.000
Jack WilliamsonP12.000
Jim SwiggettP12.000
Henry DunbarP10.000
Bobby JohnstonP9.000
Jerry CaldwellP6.000
Woody RichP5.000
Totals720000.000

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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