FINAL 1954 Replay Standings as of September 27, 1954

1954 Replay Standings as of September 27, 1954

Batting Leaders | Pitching Leaders
Team Batting | Team Pitching

AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
W L GB Pct W L GB Pct
Cleveland Indians 103 51 - .669 New York Giants 101 53 - .656
New York Yankees 97 57 6.0 .630 Brooklyn Dodgers 90 64 11.0 .584
Chicago White Sox 92 62 11.0 .597 St. Louis Cardinals 86 68 15.0 .558
Detroit Tigers 79 75 24.0 .513 Philadelphia Phillies 79 75 22.0 .513
Boston Red Sox 74 80 29.0 .481 Milwaukee Braves 76 78 25.0 .494
Washington Nationals 70 84 33.0 .455 Chicago Cubs 73 81 28.0 .474
Baltimore Orioles 57 97 46.0 .370 Cincinnati Redlegs 68 86 33.0 .442
Philadelphia A's 44 110 59.0 .286 Pittsburgh Pirates 43 111 58.0 .279

 

                  

 

 

3+ Homers
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Joe DeMaestri Philadelphia
3 homers
Philadelphia vs Washington
April 19


Lou Limmer Philadelphia             
3 homers
Philadelphia vs Boston
July 2


Hank Sauer Chicago
3 homers
Chicago vs Philadelphia
August 6

 

The Cycle
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Eddie Yost Washington
Washington vs Baltimore
May 19

 

5+ Hits
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Grady Hatton Chicago
5 hits
Chicago vs Philadelphia
May 2


Al Dark New York
5 hits
New York vs Cincinnati
May 5


Don Mueller New York
5 hits
Chicago vs New York
May 13


Jim Finigan Philadelphia
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Washington
May 22


Wally Moon St. Louis
5 hits
Chicago vs St. Louis
May 24


Richie Ashburn Philadelphia
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh
May 30


Frankie Baumholtz Chicago
5 hits
St. Louis vs Chicago
May 31


Ferris Fain Chicago
5 hits
Chicago vs Philadelphia
June 9


Al Dark New York
5 hits
New York vs Chicago
June 11


Wally Moon St. Louis
5 hits
Pittsburgh vs St. Louis
June 11


Red Schoendienst St. Louis
5 hits
Pittsburgh vs St. Louis
June 11


Duke Snider Brooklyn
5 hits
St. Louis vs Brooklyn
June 25


Johnny Logan Milwaukee
5 hits
Milwaukee vs Philadelphia
June 27


Smoky Burgess Philadelphia
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh
June 30


Richie Ashburn Philadelphia
5 hits
Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia
July 6


Willie Mays New York
5 hits
New York vs St. Louis
July 15


Don Mueller New York
5 hits
New York vs St. Louis
July 17


Gus Bell Cincinnati
5 hits
New York vs Cincinnati
July 19


Ernie Banks Chicago
5 hits
Brooklyn vs Chicago
July 20


Willie Mays New York
5 hits
New York vs Cincinnati
July 20


Jim Finigan Philadelphia
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Detroit
July 29


Preston Ward Pittsburgh
5 hits
Chicago vs Pittsburgh
August 1


Harvey Kuenn Detroit
5 hits
New York vs Detroit
August 8


Bill Bruton Milwaukee
5 hits
Chicago vs Milwaukee
August 15


Jackie Robinson Brooklyn
5 hits
Brooklyn vs Pittsburgh
August 17


Hank Aaron Milwaukee
5 hits
Milwaukee vs Chicago
August 21


Carl Furillo Brooklyn
5 hits
Brooklyn vs Cincinnati
August 24


Stan Musial St. Louis
5 hits
Pittsburgh vs St. Louis
August 26


Yogi Berra New York
5 hits
Detroit vs New York
August 27


Frank Thomas Pittsburgh
5 hits
Pittsburgh vs Chicago
August 29


Bill Skowron New York
6 hits
Philadelphia vs New York
September 26


Hank Bauer New York
5 hits
Philadelphia vs New York
September 26

 

4+ XB Hits
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Ted Kluszewski Cincinnati
4 XB Hits
Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh
June 25


Preston Ward Pittsburgh
4 XB Hits
Chicago vs Pittsburgh
August 1


Bill Skowron New York
4 XB Hits
Philadelphia vs New York
September 26

 

8+ RBI
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Ralph Kiner Chicago
8 RBI
Chicago vs Pittsburgh
September 14

 

No-Hit Games
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Robin Roberts Philadelphia
Milwaukee vs Philadelphia
June 26

 

1-Hit Games
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Billy Pierce Chicago
Detroit vs Chicago
May 9


Gene Conley Milwaukee
Milwaukee vs Brooklyn
May 11


Virgil Trucks Chicago
Chicago vs Philadelphia
June 8


Don Larsen Baltimore
Cleveland vs Baltimore
June 29


Lew Burdette Milwaukee
Chicago vs Milwaukee
June 30


Willard Nixon Boston
Detroit vs Boston
July 15


Steve Gromek Detroit
Detroit vs Philadelphia
July 20


Bob Lemon Cleveland
Washington vs Cleveland
July 31


Robin Roberts Philadelphia
Milwaukee vs Philadelphia
August 4


Bob Porterfield Washington
Philadelphia vs Washington
August 14


Don Johnson Chicago
Chicago vs Philadelphia
August 26


Lou Kretlow Baltimore
Baltimore vs Boston
August 27


Johnny Antonelli New York
Chicago vs New York
September 9


Karl Spooner Brooklyn
Pittsburgh vs Brooklyn
September 26

 

14+ whoofs
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Carl Erskine Brooklyn
16 whiffs
Brooklyn vs Pittsburgh
August 18


Frank Sullivan Boston
18 whiffs
Washington vs Boston
September 26

 

Combined 1-Hitters
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Boston
Boston vs New York
August 14

 

April 13 - Cards beat Cubs 5-4 in 16 innings on opening day. 

April 25 - Bums beat Pirates in opener, 17-22-0/2-11-0.  Don Newcombe (.455, 3-0, 3.13) goes the distance and goes 3-4, 5 RBI, 2B, run.

May 8 - Giants' Johnny Antonelli (5-0, 0.60) throws no-hit ball until 2 outs in bottom of 8th when Pirates' Cal Abrams pinch-hits an infield hit single.  Pittsburgh gets another hit in bottom of 9th, but lose 4-8-1/0-2-1. 

May 9 - Chicago's Billy Pierce (51-, 1.84) loses no-hitter with 1 out in top of 9th as Detroit's Bob Nieman singles.  Pierce gives up only 1 walk as Chicago sweeps, winning this nighcap, 1-3-0/0-1-0.

May 11 - Braves Gene Conley (2-2, 1,32) misses a perfect game when Carl Furillo singles with 1 out in the top of the 5th.  Braves win 1-5-0/0-1-0.

May 16 - Tigers sweep Bosox, winning nightcap in 15 innings on Ray Boone homer in bottom of 15th.   Detroit wins 1-6-1/0-5-0.  Boston's Leo Kiely pitches complete game (14 2/3 innings) and loses.

May 20 - Cards score 12 runs in top of 1st against Pirates.  Cards go on to win, 15-6.

May 21 - Giants' Johnny Antonelli (8-0, 0.96) pitches no-hit ball until 2 out in top of 8th when Phils' Danny Schell homers.  Phils tie game at 2, but Giants go ahead again in top of 10th, scoring 3 times. 

May 24 - Yanks beat A's, 17-21-0/1-5-0.  Every Yank starter, including pitcher Bob Grim (3-2), had at least 1 hit.  Gil McDougald (.268, 6, 27) 4-5, 5 RBI, 2 HR, 2B.

June 5 – Redlegs beat Giants in 20 innings, 8-7.  Giants go ahead in top of 20th, but Redlegs then score 2 in bottom of the inning.  (Box score is in BBW BCK directory, 1954.)

June 8- Chisox’s Virgil Trucks 1-hits (3 walks) A’s, winning 5-10-0/0-1-0.  Only A’s hit is single by Bill Renna in bottom of 7th.

June 10 – Bosox sweep O’s, taking opener 15-0, and winning nightcap in 11 innings, 1-0.  Orioles’ Duane Pillette (3-5, 2.65) and Boston’s Tom Herrin (1-1, 2.49) both go the distance.

June 11 – Pirates score 8 in top of 1st, but Cards come and win 24-27-2/10-10-2.  Wally Moon 5-7, 5 RBI, 2B; Red Schoendienst 5-6, 3B, 2 2B.  No HR in the game. 

June 20 – Bums split with Cubs, dropping nightcap, 19-15-0/7-13-1.  Gene Baker, Ernie Banks, Steve Bilko and Bill Serena each had 4 RBI for Cubs.  Baker, Banks and Serena homered. 

June 25 – Bums beat Cards, 18-21-0/3-11-3.  Every Bum starter, including pitcher Erskine, had at least 1 hit.  Snider (.372) 5-6, 4 runs, 2B, RBI, HR.  Campy 2-5, 5 RBI, HR.

June 30 – Phils beat Bucs, 16-20-0/1-7-4.  Robin Roberts (14-6, 2.51) gets the win.  Every Phil starter except Roberts had at least 1 hit.  Smoky Burgess (.384) 5-6, 2 RBI, 2 runs, 2B.

July 17 – Bums beat Braves, 16-14-0/8-10-1.  Every Bum starter, including pitcher Newcombe, had at least 1 hit. 

July 20 – Tribe’s Mike Garcia (11-5, 2.40) pitches no-hitter for 8 1/3 innings until Ted Williams (.288, 7, 29) doubles in top of 9th.  Tribe goes on to win, 6-12-0/1-3-0. 

July 23 – Phils and Cubs split, with Cubs taking nightcap in 14 innings, 2-5-0/0-5-2.  Both starting pitchers, Bob Miller (6-4, 3.46) and Warren Hacker (7-5, 4.30) go the distance.  Game is scoreless until Hank Sauer (.289, 18, 620 homers in bottom of 14th to win it.

July 31 – Tribe’s Bob Lemon (10-6, 2.52) misses a perfect game by 1 basereunner.  He no-hits Nats for 7 2/3 innings, until Tom Umphlett singles.  That is the only Washington baserunner.

August 9 – Robin Roberts becomes ‘54’s first 20 game winner as he beats Cubs in opener.  Score is tied at 1 till bottom of 9th when Bobby Morgan homers with a man on to give Philly the 3-1 win. Roberts is 20-8, 2.17.

August 10 – Giants’ Johnny Antonelli (20-5, 2.22) wins his 20th, beating Pirates 8-13-1/0-3-3.

August 14 – Washington’s Bob Porterfield (14-10, 3.35) 1-hits (2 walks) A’s, winning 8-11-0/0-1-4.  Only Philly hit is 3rd inning lead-off infield single by catcher Billy Shantz.  Cubs’ Bob Rush (15-9, 2.95) pitches no-hitter for 7 1/3 innings against Braves until Del Crandall singles in top of 8th.  Billy Bruton singles in 9th, and Milwaukee winds up with 2 hits as Cubs prevail, 3-9-1/0-2-0.

August 16 – Bums beat Bucs, 16-24-1/4-6-2.  Walt Moryn (.241, 5, 17) 3-6, 2 HR (GS), 7 RBI.  Jackie Robinson (.330) 5-6, run.  Every Bum starter, including pitcher Podres, had at least 1 hit.

August 17 – Bucs beat Bums 2-5-0/0-7-0 in 16 innings.  Game is scoreless until bottom of 16th when Pittsburgh scores 2 as Toby Atwell homers w/man on.  Both pitchers go the distance – Carl Erskine (15-9, 2.64) and Jake Thies (3-5, 3.14).  Erskine walks 10 and strikes out 16.

August 23 – Bums beat Redlegs, 18-19-1/9-15-2.  Every Bum starter, including pitcher Newcombe (14-6, 5.08, .368), had at least 1 hit.  Carl Furillo (.279) 5-6, 4 RBI, 2B, HR, 2 runs.  Jackie Robinson (.335) 2-6, 5 RBI, 2B, HR.

August 26 – Tribe beats Nats, 3-1 as Early Wynn (20-8, 2.90) wins his 20th.  Chisox sweep A’s, taking nightcap on 1-hitter (2 walks) by Don Johnson (11-5, 2.03).  Chicago scores 11 runs in top of 1st.  Only A’s hit is bottom of 1st 2 out single by Jim Finigan.  Final score is 12-16-0/0-1-2.  Cards beat Pirates,  18-24-1/4-11-1.  Every Card starter, except pitcher Ted Beard, had at least 1 hit.  Musial (.338) 5-6, 5 runs, 3 RBI. 2B, HR, 9 TB.

August 27 – Baltimore’s Lou Kretlow (3-11, 5.94) 1-hits (2 walks) Red Sox, winning 4-10-3/0-1-0.    Only Boston hit is bottom of 5th lead-off single by Ted Lepcio (“The delivery ... swung on ... a slow roller toward third ... he'll have to hurry ... he scoops it
he drops it making the transfer ... and they give Lepcio the hit ... for Boston
the 1st hit in this game”).  Lepcio is batting .198.

August 29 – Washington sweeps Baltimore, taking nightcap 1-8-4/0-6-1 in 15 innings.  Game is scoreless until bottom of 15th when Tom Wright doubles home Jim Busby with the game’s only run.  Baltimore pitcher Joe Coleman and Washington’s Joe Keriazakos both pitched the first 14 scoreless innings.

September 4 – Baltimore beats Detroit, 21-22-1/2-7-2.  They score 10 in top of 4th.  Every Baltimore starter, including pitcher Joe Coleman, had at least 1 hit.  Chuck Diering, Dick Kryhoski, Bob Kennedy, Joe Fridley and Les Moss had 3 hits each. 

September 6 – Redlegs beat Cards, 18-21-0/5-8-1.  Every Cincy starter, including pitcher Joe Nuxhall, had at least 1 hit.  Gus Bell (.295) 3-6, 6 RBI, 4 runs, 2B, HR.

September 12 – Yanks and 1st place Tribe split, with NY winning opener, 8-6 in 13 innings but dropping nightcap 11-9 in 15 innings.  In nightcap, Yanks score 4 in top of 14th, but Cleveland ties the score with 4 in bottom of inning, and then scores 2 more in bottom of 15th on Rosen HR.  Cleveland’s magic number drops to 12.

September 18 – Cleveland wins its 100th game, beating Tigers, 16-21-1/1-3-1 as Early Wynn wins his 23rd (23-8, 2.92).

September 21 – Detroit’s Ned Garver (20-8, 2.22) wins his 20th as he beats the O’s, 4-7-2/3-10-1.  (Garver’s real ’54:  14-11, 2.82).

September 22 – Bums’ Karl Spooner replicates his actual MLB debut blanking the Giants, 2-4-1/0-2-2. 

September 24 – Bums’ Carl Erskine (20- 10, 2.94) beats Pirates 5-4 and wins his 20th.  Chisox’s Virgil Trucks also wins his 20th, beating the O’s, 3-11-1/2-7-3 in 12 inning complete game. 

September 26 – Karl Spooner pitches a 1-hit shutout in the season finale, beating Pirates, 1-3-1/0-1-0.  Only hit is 2nd inning 2 out single by Bob Skinner.  Spooner winds up 2-0, 0.00 in 18 innings (2 shutouts, just as in actual ’54).  Yanks score 29 runs in their finale, beating the A’s 29-34-2/4-10-1.  Starting lineup includes Mantle at SS, Berra at 3B and Skowron at 2B.  Bauer (.303) goes 5-7, 5 RBI, 3b, HR.  Mantle goes 3-6 but winds up at .299, as does Eddie Robinson who goes 1-2.   Boston’s Frank Sullivan (16-10, 2.99) pitches 17 inning complete game, losing 3-9-3/0-9-0.  Washington’’ Dean Stone (10-11, 3.11) pitches the first 13 innings, scoreless.