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1955 Fort Worth Cats

1955 > Class AA > 1955 Texas League
Overall: 77-84
Scored 686 runs, Allowed 679 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-80

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Tommy Holmes
Represented: Fort Worth, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954 / 1956

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Sparky Anderson 21 158 690 594 86 158 24 1 0 42 6 6 69 36 .266 .341 .310 .651 184 1 22 4
2 C.B. Beringer 26 42 83 73 3 10 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 20 .137 .149 .151 .299 11 0 9 0
3 Joseph Bielemeier 28 8 2 1 .500
4 Hampton Coleman 27 18 28 23 5 4 3 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 .174 .231 .304 .535 7 1 2 1
5 Bobby Dolan 24 10 47 42 9 10 3 1 1 2 1 1 5 8 .238 .319 .429 .748 18 0 0 0
6 Calvin Felix 29 61 186 165 16 45 10 0 3 24 0 1 15 22 .273 .341 .388 .728 64 3 1 2
7 Dick Gray 23 155 629 549 63 138 21 6 6 50 5 2 64 72 .251 .335 .344 .680 189 7 6 3
8 Bill Harris* 23 31 71 69 8 13 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 13 .188 .186 .203 .389 14 0 1 1
9 John Jancse 23 37 70 63 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 4 17 .127 .179 .159 .338 10 0 3 0
10 Frank Jeffers 24 107 354 316 40 76 15 1 6 41 0 1 33 61 .241 .313 .351 .664 111 1 2 2
11 Jim Koranda 21 140 476 406 55 103 16 2 18 61 2 0 60 84 .254 .350 .436 .786 177 2 4 4
12 Joe Landrum 26 34 38 34 4 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 10 .147 .216 .176 .393 6 0 1 0
13 Ronnie Lee 26 15 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 0 0
14 Mike Lemish 28 33 39 34 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 6 .088 .205 .118 .323 4 1 0 0
15 Frank Marchio 27 148 579 537 58 151 27 6 8 79 5 2 35 77 .281 .325 .399 .724 214 2 1 4
16 Danny McDevitt* 22 18 24 22 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .091 .091 .091 .182 2 0 2 0
17 Bob Milliken 28 7 9 2 .222
18 Edward Moore 25 32 113 98 12 23 6 0 2 10 0 0 14 17 .235 .327 .357 .685 35 0 0 1
19 Danny Ozark 31 140 546 447 69 121 24 2 18 79 0 2 79 78 .271 .387 .454 .841 203 10 3 7
20 Rudy Paynich 29 35 53 49 2 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 12 .163 .196 .163 .359 8 0 2 0
21 Joe Pignatano 25 125 447 381 49 76 11 5 5 41 3 2 57 69 .199 .305 .294 .599 112 2 4 3
22 Harry Schwegman* 27 117 381 330 41 101 23 3 7 44 0 2 43 16 .306 .387 .458 .845 151 2 4 2
23 Norm Sherry 23 67 200 165 28 43 10 1 4 26 0 0 28 35 .261 .367 .406 .773 67 2 1 4
24 Lawrence Stankey* 21 6 11 1 .091
25 George Thomas 26 15 9 8 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .250 .333 .375 .708 3 0 0 0
26 Melvin Waters 27 77 19 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 2 .167 .375 .167 .542 2 0 3 0
27 Dick Williams 26 153 651 596 82 189 29 4 24 91 2 0 47 63 .317 .370 .500 .870 298 5 0 3
28 Maury Wills# 22 123 370 326 44 66 11 0 7 39 12 3 28 71 .202 .264 .301 .565 98 2 7 7
28 Players 24.9 162 6179 5370 686 1362 240 33 110 644 39 23 591 814 .254 .330 .372 .702 1998 118 41 129 48 52
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 C.B. Beringer 26 14 9 .609 2.74 42 26 8 1 230.0 208 81 70 19 53 4 87 6 0 2 1.135 8.1 0.7 2.1 3.4 1.64
2 Joseph Bielemeier 28 1 0 1.000 8
3 Hampton Coleman 27 4 8 .333 5.21 17 12 0 0 76.0 81 54 44 9 38 2 41 2 0 5 1.566 9.6 1.1 4.5 4.9 1.08
4 Bill Harris 23 13 9 .591 3.89 27 25 10 4 178.0 173 82 77 21 76 3 105 0 0 4 1.399 8.7 1.1 3.8 5.3 1.38
5 John Jancse 23 13 11 .542 3.38 37 21 6 2 184.0 163 83 69 9 70 6 71 5 0 3 1.266 8.0 0.4 3.4 3.5 1.01
6 Joe Landrum 26 7 9 .438 4.32 34 19 3 1 125.0 131 79 60 16 38 1 58 6 1 6 1.352 9.4 1.2 2.7 4.2 1.53
7 Ronnie Lee* 26 2 3 .400 3.23 15 0 0 0 39.0 39 18 14 3 21 0 25 3 0 1 1.538 9.0 0.7 4.8 5.8 1.19
8 Mike Lemish 28 5 13 .278 4.94 33 16 4 1 124.0 125 74 68 13 63 1 51 2 0 6 1.516 9.1 0.9 4.6 3.7 0.81
9 Danny McDevitt* 22 3 5 .375 4.50 16 14 1 1 70.0 58 39 35 2 65 0 59 7 1 5 1.757 7.5 0.3 8.4 7.6 0.91
10 Bob Milliken 28 2 1 .667 7
11 Rudy Paynich 29 5 12 .294 3.21 35 20 4 1 168.0 165 66 60 13 73 2 50 5 0 2 1.417 8.8 0.7 3.9 2.7 0.68
12 George Thomas 26 1 3 .250 5.68 15 5 0 0 38.0 33 28 24 4 37 0 24 0 0 1 1.842 7.8 0.9 8.8 5.7 0.65
13 Melvin Waters 27 7 1 .875 2.20 77 0 0 0 127.0 107 36 31 8 34 3 65 0 0 2 1.110 7.6 0.6 2.4 4.6 1.91
14 Frank White 24 0 0 2
15 Dick Williams 26 0 0 1
15 Players 25.9 77 84 .478 3.70 162 162 126 36 12 1402.0 1333 679 576 121 594 22 674 40 2 39 1.374 8.6 0.8 3.8 4.3 1.13
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Joe Pignatano 116 548 53 10 6 .984 5.18 4
Norm Sherry 55 221 18 5 6 .980 4.35 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Ozark 138 1069 85 10 102 .991 8.36
Dick Williams 43 312 16 2 40 .994 7.63

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sparky Anderson 158 456 469 18 117 .981 5.85
Harry Schwegman 12 15 15 3 0 .909 2.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Gray 151 129 273 24 27 .944 2.66
Frank Marchio 23 26 34 11 7 .845 2.61

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Maury Wills 116 170 282 38 54 .922 3.90
Harry Schwegman 96 93 175 11 34 .961 2.79
Bobby Dolan 10 20 28 9 5 .842 4.80

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Williams 103 232 4 5 0 .979 2.29
Frank Jeffers 45 67 7 1 0 .987 1.64
Jim Koranda 17 16 0 0 0 1.000 0.94
Harry Schwegman 11 16 1 0 1 1.000 1.55

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Marchio 88 200 6 6 2 .972 2.34
Calvin Felix 41 81 5 2 1 .977 2.10
Edward Moore 23 64 1 2 0 .970 2.83
Dick Williams 16 36 2 0 1 1.000 2.38

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Koranda 107 153 8 5 0 .970 1.50
Frank Jeffers 36 86 8 3 4 .969 2.61
Frank Marchio 25 33 0 1 0 .971 1.32

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Melvin Waters 77 8 23 0 0 1.000 0.40
C.B. Beringer 42 23 39 7 1 .899 1.48
John Jancse 37 11 34 4 1 .918 1.22
Rudy Paynich 35 18 39 2 4 .966 1.63
Joe Landrum 34 11 18 0 1 1.000 0.85
Mike Lemish 33 7 37 1 2 .978 1.33
Bill Harris 27 7 18 1 0 .962 0.93
Hampton Coleman 17 7 8 0 0 1.000 0.88
Danny McDevitt 16 1 10 4 1 .733 0.69
Ronnie Lee 15 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.20
George Thomas 15 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.33
Joseph Bielemeier 8 0.00
Bob Milliken 7 0.00
Frank White 2 0.00
Dick Williams 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Sparky Anderson 21 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Feb 22, 1934 Bridgewater, SD, US
C.B. Beringer 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 14, 1928 Bellwood, NE, US
Joseph Bielemeier 28 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 26, 1927 Mount Angel, OR, US
Hampton Coleman 27 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 12, 1928 Red Springs, NC, US
Bobby Dolan 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 8, 1930 Evansville, IA, US
Calvin Felix 29 R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 13, 1925
Dick Gray 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 11, 1931 Jefferson, PA, US
Bill Harris 23 L R 5' 8.0" 187 Dec 3, 1931 Duguayville, NB, CA
John Jancse 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 15, 1931 Slippery Rock, PA, US
Frank Jeffers 24 R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
Jim Koranda 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 3, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Joe Landrum 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 13, 1928 Columbia, SC, US
Ronnie Lee 26 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1929
Mike Lemish 28 R R 5' 9.0" 195 Jul 27, 1926 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Frank Marchio 27 R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 16, 1927
Danny McDevitt 22 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 18, 1932 New York, NY, US
Bob Milliken 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 25, 1926 Majorsville, WV, US
Edward Moore 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 21, 1929 Fort Worth, TX, US
Danny Ozark 31 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 26, 1923 Buffalo, NY, US
Rudy Paynich 29 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 29, 1926 Bisbee, AZ, US
Joe Pignatano 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 4, 1929 Brooklyn, NY, US
Harry Schwegman 27 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Aug 7, 1927 Oxford, OH, US
Norm Sherry 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 16, 1931 New York, NY, US
Lawrence Stankey 21 L L 6' 0.0" 188 Dec 9, 1933 Joliet, IL, US
George Thomas 26 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1929
Melvin Waters 27 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1928
Frank White 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 May 18, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Dick Williams 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 7, 1929 St. Louis, MO, US
Maury Wills 22 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 2, 1932 Washington, DC, US

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