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1955 New York Yankees
1955 AL Champions
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Major league affiliations
1955 Uniform
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1955 Information
Owner(s) Dan Topping and Del Webb
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local television none
Local radio none
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The New York Yankees' 1955 season was the 53rd season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 96-58, winning their 21st pennant, finishing 3 games ahead of the Cleveland Indians. New York was managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they were defeated by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 7 games.

[edit] Player stats

[edit] Batting

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
Hank Bauer 139 492 137 .278 20 53
Yogi Berra 147 542 147 .272 27 108
Andy Carey 135 510 131 .257 7 47
Billy Hunter 98 255 58 .227 3 20
Mickey Mantle 147 517 158 .306 37 99
Gil McDougald 141 533 152 .285 13 53
Irv Noren 132 371 94 .253 8 59
Bill Skowron 108 288 92 .319 12 61

[edit] Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Lou Berberet 2 5 2 .400 0 2
Johnny Blanchard 1 3 0 .000 0 0
Tom Carroll 14 6 2 .333 0 0
Bob Cerv 55 85 29 .341 3 22
Jerry Coleman 43 96 22 .229 0 8
Joe Collins 105 278 65 .234 13 45
Elston Howard 97 279 81 .290 10 43
Frank Leja 7 2 0 .000 0 0
Billy Martin 20 70 21 .300 1 9
Bobby Richardson 11 26 4 .154 0 3
Phil Rizzuto 81 143 37 .259 1 9
Eddie Robinson 88 173 26 .208 16 42
Charlie Silvera 14 26 5 .192 0 1
Enos Slaughter 10 9 1 .111 0 1
Dick Tettelbach 2 5 0 .000 0 0
Marv Throneberry 1 2 1 1.000 0 3

[edit] 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
Tommy Byrne 27 160 16 5 3.15 76
Whitey Ford 39 253.7 18 7 2.63 137
Don Larsen 19 97 9 2 3.06 44
Ed Lopat 16 86.7 4 8 3.74 24
Bob Turley 36 246.7 17 13 3.06 210

[edit] Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Rip Coleman 10 29 1 1 5.28 15
Ted Gray 1 3 0 0 3.00 1
Johnny Sain 3 5.3 0 0 6.75 5
Art Schallock 2 3 0 0 6.00 2
Gerry Staley 2 2 0 0 13.50 0
Bob Wiesler 16 53 0 2 3.91 22

[edit] Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bob Grim 26 7 5 4 4.19 63
Jim Konstanty 45 7 2 11 2.32 19
Johnny Kucks 29 8 7 0 3.41 49
Tom Morgan 40 7 3 10 3.25 17
Tom Sturdivant 33 1 3 0 3.16 48

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1955 World Series

NL Brooklyn Dodgers (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (3)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Dodgers – 5, Yankees – 6 September 28 Yankee Stadium 63,869
2 Dodgers – 2, Yankees – 4 September 29 Yankee Stadium 64,707
3 Yankees – 3, Dodgers – 8 September 30 Ebbets Field 34,209
4 Yankees – 5, Dodgers – 8 October 1 Ebbets Field 36,242
5 Yankees – 3, Dodgers – 5 October 2 Ebbets Field 36,796
6 Dodgers – 1, Yankees – 5 October 3 Yankee Stadium 64,022
7 Dodgers – 2, Yankees – 0 October 4 Yankee Stadium 62,465

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