1954 Portsmouth Merrimacks Statistics

Piedmont League (PL) - Class: B
Team Record: 71-69
4th in the PL
Manager: Alex Monchak (0-0), Pepper Martin (0-0)
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia
Ballpark: Frank Lawrence Stadium
Attendance: 44,506, Avg. 636
1954 Portsmouth Merrimacks Roster

Playoffs - Portsmouth Merrimacks 4 games, Norfolk Tars 2
Finals - Newport News Dodgers 4 games, Portsmouth Merrimacks 3

The Portsmouth Merrimacks of the Piedmont League ended the 1954 season with a record of 71 wins and 69 losses, fourth in the PL. The team scored 634 runs, while allowing 709 runs. Alex Monchak and Pepper Martin 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
James Barnhardt1512.5564.113227208.01191149511141
Lloyd Carden138.6192.422621171.01436346481
Edward Sundra87.5335.002118126.013988701374
Dempsie Britt52.7144.2218564.0703930026
Robert Hines54.5562.4113871.0572619114
Winston Brown42.6673.4513860.0413123361
James Jones44.5003.1215378.0813727929
William Kitchen31.75070.0
James Difrederico21.66750.0
Ray Kangas26.2506.19261080.0977355349
Floyd Penfold11.5006.7512220.0221815019
Cole Jacobs12.33340.0
William Williams13.25040.0
Len Matarazzo14.20080.0
Matthews Hudgins0020.0
Nicholas Berbesia0060.0
Charles Bradshaw0010.0
Alex Monchak0010.0
Joseph Griffin0010.0
Ben Adams0040.0
Marvin Rubin01.00010.0
Tony Sarmiento01.00040.0
Raul Villamea01.00050.0
Dick McCleney02.00020.0
Totals6562.5123.902311020000878.076948938044494000000

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
John Russo1395175171441920.279.279.323.602167
Lamar North1304214211051738.249.249.361.610152
Ken Guettler11035435410316619.291.291.531.822188
Carl Bush712672677412111.277.277.453.730121
Alex Monchak7927427472853.263.263.361.62499
Danny Morejon4314714742743.286.286.449.73566
Frank Smith4215715739724.248.248.395.64362
Al Smith47158158381104.241.241.386.62761
Bill Spirko6918218238230.209.209.253.46246
Dale Lynch4712512532504.256.256.392.64849
George Wehmeyer3310410427401.260.260.327.58734
James Jones40949426211.277.277.351.62833
Quincy Barbee24878723613.264.264.460.72440
Loran Chafin13363610100.278.278.306.58311
Joe Osinski2643439010.209.209.256.46511
Robert Hines1427277000.259.259.259.5197
Lloyd Carden2659596000.102.102.102.2036
Winston Brown1831315000.161.161.161.3235
James Barnhardt3470705000.071.071.071.1435
Dempsie Britt1818183000.167.167.167.3333
Edward Sundra2145453000.067.067.067.1333
Ray Kangas2628282010.071.071.143.2144
Floyd Penfold12771100.143.143.286.4292
Raul Villamea544.000.000.000.0000
Marvin Rubin111.000.000.000.0000
Manuel Temes62323.000.000.000.0000
Tony Sarmiento433.000.000.000.0000
John Stehlin599.000.000.000.0000
William Williams466.000.000.000.0000
Matthews Hudgins211.000.000.000.0000
Ben Adams644.000.000.000.0000
Billy Collins288.000.000.000.0000
John Cornwell211.000.000.000.0000
Angelo DeCello133.000.000.000.0000
James Difrederico81010.000.000.000.0000
Joseph Griffin111.000.000.000.0000
Richard Hutzler255.000.000.000.0000
Cole Jacobs433.000.000.000.0000
William Kitchen81010.000.000.000.0000
Pepper Martin111.000.000.000.0000
Len Matarazzo81313.000.000.000.0000
Dick McCleney233.000.000.000.0000
Nicholas Berbesia633.000.000.000.0000
Totals1160336333630814118306100000.242.242.349.591117500000


Fielding:

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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