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1954 Milwaukee Braves season

1954 Milwaukee Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Milwaukee County Stadium (since 1953)
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin (since 1953)
  • Results
    Record 89–65 (.578)
    League place 3rd
    Other information
    Owner(s) Louis R. Perini
    Manager(s) Charlie Grimm
    Local television none
    Local radio WEMP
    WTMJ
    (Earl Gillespie, Blaine Walsh)
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    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    New York Giants 97 57 -- .630
    Brooklyn Dodgers 92 62 5 .597
    Milwaukee Braves 89 65 8 .578
    Philadelphia Phillies 75 79 22 .487
    Cincinnati Redlegs 74 80 23 .481
    St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 25 .468
    Chicago Cubs 64 90 33 .416
    Pittsburgh Pirates 53 101 44 .344

    Notable transactions

    • June 1954: Lee Maye was signed as an amateur free agent by the Braves.[5]
    • June 14, 1954: Sibby Sisti was released by the Braves.[6]

    Roster

    1954 Milwaukee Braves
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    1B Adcock, JoeJoe Adcock 133 500 154 .308 23 87
    3B Mathews, EddieEddie Mathews 138 476 138 .290 40 103
    SS Logan, JohnnyJohnny Logan 154 560 154 .275 8 66
    LF Aaron, HankHank Aaron 122 468 131 .280 13 69

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Metkovich, CatfishCatfish Metkovich 68 123 34 .276 1 15
    White, CharlieCharlie White 50 93 22 .237 1 8
    Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 25 36 8 .222 1 7
    Queen, BillyBilly Queen 3 2 0 .000 0 0
    Sisti, SibbySibby Sisti 9 0 0 ---- 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Burdette, LewLew Burdette 38 238 15 14 2.76 79
    Conley, GeneGene Conley 28 194.1 14 9 2.96 113
    Wilson, JimJim Wilson 27 127.2 8 2 3.52 52

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Nichols, ChetChet Nichols 35 122.1 9 11 4.41 55
    Buhl, BobBob Buhl 31 110.1 2 7 4.00 57

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Jolly, DaveDave Jolly 47 11 6 10 2.43 62
    Johnson, ErnieErnie Johnson 40 5 2 2 2.81 68
    Crone, RayRay Crone 19 1 0 1 2.02 33
    Jay, JoeyJoey Jay 15 1 0 0 6.50 13
    Paine, PhilPhil Paine 11 1 0 0 3.86 11
    Gorin, CharlieCharlie Gorin 5 0 1 0 1.86 12

    Farm system

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    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Atlanta, Quebec, Lawton

    Miami Beach franchise transferred to Miami, May 20, 1954; Florida International League folded, July 27

    Notes

    1. ^ Art Fowler page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ Catfish Metkovich page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 258, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    4. ^ Eddie Mathews | The Baseball Page
    5. ^ Lee Maye page at Baseball Reference
    6. ^ Sibby Sisti page at Baseball Reference

    References