1954 Wilkes-Barre Barons Statistics

Eastern League (EL) - Class: A
Team Record: 80-59
1st in the EL
Manager: Danny Carnevale (80-59)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Artillery Park
Attendance: 96,599, Avg. 1,390
1954 Wilkes-Barre Barons Roster

Playoffs - Albany Senators 4 games, Wilkes-Barre Barons 2

The Wilkes-Barre Barons of the Eastern League ended the 1954 season with a record of 80 wins and 59 losses, first in the EL.

The Barons topped the circuit with just 489 runs allowed. Wilkes-Barre scored 534 runs. Richard Giedlin led the team with 15 home runs and accounted for 72 RBI. Frederick Flemming topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .309 clip, and Jim Stump paced the squad with 16 wins, while Duke Maas earned a 1.1 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Duke Maas, George Alusik, Ben Cardoni, Al Cihocki, Bob Bruce, Carl Linhart, Gene Host, Coot Veal and Jim Stump were all players from the 1954 Wilkes-Barre Barons who played in the Major Leagues during their careers.

Danny Carnevale 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
Jim Stump1610.6152.693626151211.01627963699176403
Larry Donovan129.5712.923026122182.01657659106497601
Duke Maas113.7861.101713123123.0772515151102204
Frank Logan103.7692.51161492122.0100433464448101
Ben Cardoni82.8002.442342148.043151332222100
Edward Marchefsky89.4712.96361590146.0156584872457300
Bill Furlong66.5003.8720123286.075463746642112
Mike Lotz45.4444.1219112096.094484424168202
Gene Host34.4292.781593068.055262145048602
Donald Coppage23.4003.752620060.072412543024311
Ward Wilson0020.0
Ernie Funk01.00070.0
Robert Nemes01.00010.0
Rowland Davies01.00040.0
Bob Bruce02.0007.80515.014131319
Totals8059.5762.892571320671101157.01013470372475100684292160

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
Frederick Flemming12348143457134221346974065.309.365.447.812194043
Francis McElroy1205014406712324154153932.280.338.373.7101640211
Richard Giedlin14156649265122211157215872.248.327.386.714190376
George Risley124467424331129165662935.264.315.333.648141473
Keith Jones98405330689263621146344.279.394.370.764122273
Coot Veal11940336433847232772645.231.282.286.5681041102
Harry Durkin67264226325712511733228.252.347.363.71082150
John Sass92271231235410212303047.234.336.307.64371631
Dick Camilli5019217024495332101416.288.339.406.74569134
Paul Lepley4116213318413301712718.308.426.376.80250101
Pierce McWhorter4816814217344232501927.239.337.359.69751322
Carl Linhart482021702334710942824.200.313.253.56643112
Al Cihocki1973688171101038.250.282.294.57620020
George Alusik279478101610290139.205.315.295.61023021
Emil Restaino3211398616200501010.163.243.184.42718122
Jim Stump45908351401040319.169.195.193.38816031
Frank Logan1648383810060413.211.279.237.5169051
Larry Donovan3071645830020315.125.164.172.33611040
Gene Host173025252002054.200.333.280.6137000
Mike Lotz234038250201028.132.175.237.4129000
Edward Marchefsky3649404520010413.125.205.175.3807050
Pete Caniglia624244.167.167.167.3334
Donald Coppage26119131000014.333.400.444.8444010
Ben Cardoni231514030001002.214.214.214.4293010
Bill Furlong203227130002027.111.172.111.2843030
Duke Maas1848371200000513.054.167.054.2212060
Rowland Davies5331.333.333.333.6671
Jimmy Sady2441.250.250.250.5001
Gail Larsen3771.143.143.143.2861
Robert Nemes1110000.000.000.000.0000
Richard Lisiecki1110000.000.000.000.0000
Bob Bruce5330000.000.000.000.0000
Ernie Funk7330000.000.000.000.0000
Totals14925024437452910841464354459500481614.248.324.338.6621478027105370


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Richard Giedlin1B14111698013106.9908.858
Harry Durkin2B661801591942.9475.136
Francis McElroy2B621431661026.9694.984
Al Cihocki2B19463517.9884.263
George Risley3B1181102552324.9413.093
Francis McElroy3B22174429.9682.773
John SassC592752673.9775.1022
Pierce McWhorterC462752634.9906.5434
Frederick FlemmingOF121254473.9742.132
Keith JonesOF92198961.9722.250
Dick CamilliOF49853001.0001.796
Carl LinhartOF47109111.9912.340
Paul LepleyOF40615011.0001.650
Emil RestainoOF2935320.9501.310
George AlusikOF2326332.9061.261
John SassOF1216111.9441.417
Jim StumpP3693226.9531.139
Edward MarchefskyP3633321.9471.000
Larry DonovanP30941021.0001.667
Donald CoppageP26513001.000.692
Ben CardoniP233610.900.391
Bill FurlongP2041922.9201.150
Mike LotzP193910.923.632
Duke MaasP1782631.9192.000
Frank LoganP1691622.9261.562
Gene HostP1521211.933.933
Ernie FunkP7.000
Bob BruceP5.000
Rowland DaviesP4.000
Ward WilsonP2.000
Robert NemesP1.000
Coot VealSS1111852932859.9454.306
Francis McElroySS496410388.9543.408
Totals141035371443157315.9693.5321300

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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