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1954 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  53-101   .344
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Haney
General Manager:   Branch Rickey
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  475,494
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Walker Cooper (39)
Youngest Player:  Nick Koback (18)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Friend, Frank Thomas, Dick Smith, Paul LaPalme (4)
Top Hitter:  Frank Thomas (9)
Top Pitcher:  Dick Littlefield (19)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  40.55%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Giants9757.630--
Brooklyn9262.5975.0
Milwaukee8965.5788.0
Philadelphia7579.48722.0
Cincinnati7480.48123.0
St. Louis7282.46825.0
Chi Cubs6490.41633.0
Pittsburgh53101.34444.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
18Cal AbramsOFMLB5-11195LeftLeft3/2/192430Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 

8Gair AllieSSMLB6-1190RightRight10/28/193122Statesville,North CarolinaUDFA 
11Toby AtwellCMLB5-9185LeftRight3/8/192430Leesburg,VirginiaUDFA 
12Dick ColeSS-3BMLB6-2175RightRight5/6/192628Long Beach,CaliforniaUDFA 
23,28Walker CooperCMLB6-3210RightRight1/8/191539Atherton,MissouriUDFA 
19Bob FriendPMLB6-0190RightRight11/24/193023Lafayette,IndianaUDFA 
4Sid GordonOF-3BMLB5-10185RightRight8/13/191736Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
46Bill HallCMLB5-11165LeftRight7/30/192825Moultrie,GeorgiaUDFA 
17Dick HallPMLB6-6200RightRight9/27/193023St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
26Gail HenleyOFMLB5-9180LeftRight10/15/192825Wichita,KansasUDFA 
29Johnny HetkiPMLB6-1205RightRight5/12/192232Leavenworth,KansasUDFA 
25Cal HoguePMLB6-0185RightRight10/24/192726Dayton,OhioUDFA 
31Vic JanowiczC-3BMLB5-9185RightRight2/26/193024Elyria,OhioUDFA 
20Sam JethroeOFMLB6-1178BothRight1/20/191836East St. Louis,IllinoisUDFA 
30Nellie KingPMLB6-6185RightRight3/15/192826Shenandoah,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
9Nick KobackCMLB6-0187RightRight7/19/193518Hartford,ConnecticutUDFA 
24Paul LaPalmePMLB5-10184LeftLeft12/14/192330Springfield,MassachusettsUDFA 
32Vern LawPMLB6-2195RightRight3/12/193024Meridian,IdahoUDFA 
27Dick LittlefieldPMLB6-0180LeftLeft3/18/192628Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
14Jerry LynchOFMLB6-1189LeftRight7/17/193023Bay City,MichiganUDFA 
20Jim ManganCMLB5-10190RightRight9/24/192924San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
44Luis MarquezOFMLB5-10174RightRight10/28/192528Aguadilla,Puerto RicoUDFA 
23George O'DonnellPMLB6-3175RightRight5/27/192925Winchester,IllinoisUDFA 
00Joe PagePMLB6-2205LeftLeft10/28/191736Cherry Valley,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
13Eddie PellagriniSS-2BMLB5-9165RightRight3/13/191836Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
18Laurin PepperPMLB5-11190RightRight1/18/193123Vaughan,MississippiUDFA 
34Bob PurkeyPMLB6-2195RightRight7/14/192924Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
44Hal RiceOFMLB6-1195LeftRight2/11/192430Morganette,West VirginiaUDFA 
7Curt Roberts2BMLB5-8165RightRight8/16/192924Pineland,TexasUDFA 
10Jack ShepardCMLB6-2195RightRight5/13/193222Clovis,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Bob SkinnerOFMLB6-4190LeftRight10/3/193122La Jolla,CaliforniaUDFA 
6Dick Smith3B-SSMLB5-8160RightRight7/21/192726Blandburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
35Max SurkontPMLB6-0205RightRight6/16/192232Central Falls,Rhode IslandUDFA 
39Jake ThiesPMLB5-11170RightRight4/1/192628St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
15Frank ThomasOF-3BMLB6-3205RightRight6/11/192925Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
5Preston Ward1B-OFMLB6-3198LeftRight7/24/192726Columbia,MissouriUDFA 
38Len YochimPMLB6-2200LeftLeft10/16/192825New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
John FitzpatrickAssistant Coach 
Fred HaneyManager 
Sam NarronBullpen Coach 
Bob PrinceBroadcaster 
Branch RickeyGeneral Manager 
Rosey RowswellBroadcaster 
Clyde SukeforthAssistant Coach 
Honus WagnerAssistant Coach 


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