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1955 Omaha Cardinals

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 American Association
Overall: 84-70
Scored 787 runs, Allowed 683 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-67

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Johnny Keane
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
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 Herb Adams* 27 15 39 36 2 9 1 0 0 2 0 3 2 .250 .308 .278 .585 10 2 0 0 0
2 Tom Alston* 29 117 475 430 68 118 21 9 6 59 7 38 44 .274 .334 .407 .741 175 12 2 2 3
3 Don Blasingame* 23 132 604 497 104 150 14 11 3 46 17 93 32 .302 .413 .392 .805 195 9 4 6 4
4 Gary Blaylock 23 14 21 21 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 .095 .095 .143 .238 3 0 0 0 0
5 Frank Carswell 35 107 407 356 52 125 29 1 11 74 1 39 29 .351 .408 .531 .939 189 13 1 3 8
6 Bob Clear 27 34 20 18 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 8 .167 .200 .167 .367 3 1 0 0 1
7 Gill Daley* 28 15 40 38 3 8 3 1 0 5 0 1 5 .211 .231 .342 .573 13 0 0 1 0
8 Walter Derucki 29 24 73 63 9 14 2 0 2 5 1 6 12 .222 .310 .349 .659 22 3 2 2 0
9 Ross Grimsley* 33 32 72 60 6 7 1 0 0 4 0 10 8 .117 .243 .133 .376 8 1 0 2 0 Stats for 2 teams
10 Gordon Jones 25 13 33 29 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .103 .100 .103 .203 3 1 0 3 1
11 Fred Koenig 34 32 94 89 14 22 5 0 3 21 0 4 15 .247 .280 .404 .684 36 3 0 1 0
12 Dick Kokos* 27 38 141 119 19 34 6 2 3 20 1 21 16 .286 .390 .445 .835 53 2 0 0 1
13 Wally Lammers 28 130 573 483 70 120 23 5 5 47 13 78 69 .248 .354 .348 .702 168 10 4 3 5
14 Memo Luna* 25 30 10 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 1 0
15 Stu Miller 27 41 95 80 7 10 0 0 0 5 0 4 12 .125 .167 .125 .292 10 2 0 11 0
16 Mo Mozzali* 32 117 391 319 49 86 15 0 10 53 3 55 19 .270 .370 .411 .780 131 15 1 7 9
17 Jim Pearce 30 28 63 58 5 7 0 0 0 1 0 2 23 .121 .150 .121 .271 7 1 0 3 0
18 Charlie Peete* 26 99 342 309 55 98 20 4 9 63 5 23 43 .317 .370 .495 .865 153 3 5 1 4
19 Eddie Phillips# 24 133 354 310 48 72 15 1 13 45 1 34 49 .232 .307 .413 .720 128 2 1 6 3
20 Joe Presko 26 43 58 56 3 11 1 0 1 6 0 0 11 .196 .193 .268 .461 15 2 0 1 1
21 Dick Rand 24 115 384 311 50 80 15 4 9 50 3 67 64 .257 .387 .418 .805 130 6 0 4 2
22 Pete Riggan* 30 77 239 212 28 51 9 0 10 31 1 25 37 .241 .322 .425 .747 90 7 1 0 1
23 Danny Schell 27 131 534 442 86 144 24 7 18 95 3 81 37 .326 .430 .534 .964 236 17 3 4 4
24 Willard Schmidt 27 21 64 55 3 10 2 0 1 11 1 1 18 .182 .237 .273 .510 15 2 3 5 0
25 Dick Schofield# 20 107 425 366 56 100 14 4 6 38 6 45 66 .273 .358 .383 .741 140 1 5 6 3
26 George Spencer 28 47 13 12 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 .083 .083 .167 .250 2 0 0 1 0
27 Gerry Thomas* 24 106 317 292 43 72 16 8 7 41 4 20 57 .247 .297 .428 .725 125 4 2 0 3
28 Bobby Tiefenauer 25 33 25 19 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 6 .105 .292 .158 .450 3 2 0 1 0
29 Jim Willis* 28 26 41 39 4 5 3 0 0 3 0 1 13 .128 .150 .205 .355 8 1 0 1 0
29 Players 27.0 154 5893 5080 787 1361 242 57 117 726 67 653 722 .268 .352 .407 .759 2068 118 33 76 51 59
* - 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 Gary Blaylock 23 2 5 .286 5.57 14 10 2 1 63.0 71 41 39 7 33 2 40 4 0 1 1.651 10.1 1.0 4.7 5.7 1.21
2 Tom Cheney 20 0 0 1
3 Bob Clear 27 1 10 .091 4.42 27 2 0 0 57.0 51 34 28 4 38 5 39 4 0 3 1.561 8.1 0.6 6.0 6.2 1.03
4 George Condrick 29 1 0 1.000 2
5 Ed Donnelly* 24 0 0 2
6 Ross Grimsley* 33 9 9 .500 4.15 29 26 9 4 180.0 188 97 83 18 64 8 111 6 0 3 1.400 9.4 0.9 3.2 5.6 1.73 Stats for 2 teams
7 Gordon Jones 25 4 4 .500 4.71 13 13 1 0 86.0 94 49 45 15 20 2 70 0 0 0 1.326 9.8 1.6 2.1 7.3 3.50
8 Memo Luna* 25 4 4 .500 5.43 30 3 0 0 58.0 66 39 35 9 18 0 30 3 0 0 1.448 10.2 1.4 2.8 4.7 1.67
9 Stu Miller 27 17 14 .548 3.02 39 33 13 5 244.0 224 111 82 13 78 1 161 7 1 0 1.238 8.3 0.5 2.9 5.9 2.06
10 Jim Pearce 30 12 5 .706 3.46 28 20 8 1 164.0 162 74 63 12 51 0 103 6 0 2 1.299 8.9 0.7 2.8 5.7 2.02
11 Joe Presko 26 6 10 .375 4.53 42 19 4 0 163.0 174 93 82 14 51 3 95 4 0 5 1.380 9.6 0.8 2.8 5.2 1.86
12 Willard Schmidt 27 12 5 .706 2.56 21 21 12 1 158.0 122 58 45 9 73 2 150 4 0 5 1.234 6.9 0.5 4.2 8.5 2.05
13 George Spencer 28 8 3 .727 4.43 47 0 0 0 69.0 73 38 34 6 25 3 34 2 0 2 1.420 9.5 0.8 3.3 4.4 1.36
14 Bobby Tiefenauer 25 5 7 .417 3.39 33 6 4 2 85.0 86 41 32 9 25 2 46 2 0 1 1.306 9.1 1.0 2.6 4.9 1.84
15 Jim Willis 28 9 3 .750 4.46 26 18 7 2 115.0 121 67 57 11 53 1 45 3 0 3 1.513 9.5 0.9 4.1 3.5 0.85
15 Players 27.4 84 70 .545 154 154 683
* - 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
Dick Rand 108 613 49 6 8 .991 6.13 6
Pete Riggan 65 326 29 5 2 .986 5.46 9

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Alston 92 753 60 10 96 .988 8.84
Mo Mozzali 55 342 38 3 43 .992 6.91
Fred Koenig 12 88 2 2 8 .978 7.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Blasingame 132 281 357 20 96 .970 4.83
Gerry Thomas 19 32 38 7 8 .909 3.68

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Lammers 75 79 130 12 15 .946 2.79
Gerry Thomas 57 49 88 22 12 .862 2.40
Tom Alston 20 13 34 2 1 .959 2.35
Walter Derucki 16 14 28 1 3 .977 2.63

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Schofield 107 198 300 23 76 .956 4.65
Wally Lammers 49 77 107 13 30 .934 3.76

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Schell 124 214 14 8 4 .966 1.84
Eddie Phillips 121 202 6 4 0 .981 1.72
Frank Carswell 102 139 3 3 1 .979 1.39
Charlie Peete 88 214 2 8 0 .964 2.45
Dick Kokos 35 43 3 1 0 .979 1.31
Mo Mozzali 34 48 2 0 0 1.000 1.47
Herb Adams 12 24 0 1 0 .960 2.00
Fred Koenig 12 19 0 0 0 1.000 1.58
Gill Daley 11 13 1 3 0 .824 1.27

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Spencer 47 5 11 1 1 .941 0.34
Joe Presko 42 8 30 4 5 .905 0.90
Stu Miller 39 17 42 4 0 .937 1.51
Bobby Tiefenauer 33 6 12 0 1 1.000 0.55
Memo Luna 30 2 12 1 0 .933 0.47
Ross Grimsley 29 11 27 2 0 .950 1.31 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Pearce 28 6 15 2 1 .913 0.75
Bob Clear 27 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.26
Jim Willis 26 4 19 1 0 .958 0.88
Willard Schmidt 21 17 30 2 3 .959 2.24
Gary Blaylock 14 4 4 1 3 .889 0.57
Gordon Jones 13 8 6 0 0 1.000 1.08
George Condrick 2 0.00
Ed Donnelly 2 0.00
Tom Cheney 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Herb Adams 27 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 14, 1928 Hollywood, CA, US
Tom Alston 29 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 31, 1926 Greensboro, NC, US
Don Blasingame 23 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Mar 16, 1932 Corinth, MS, US
Gary Blaylock 23 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Oct 11, 1931 Clarkton, MO, US
Frank Carswell 35 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Nov 6, 1919 Palestine, TX, US
Tom Cheney 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 14, 1934 Morgan, GA, US
Bob Clear 27 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 14, 1927 Denver, CO, US
George Condrick 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1926
Gill Daley 28 L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 20, 1927 Screven County, GA, US
Walter Derucki 29 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1926
Ed Donnelly 24 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 5, 1930 Philadelphia, PA, US
Ross Grimsley 33 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 4, 1922 Americus, KS, US
Gordon Jones 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 2, 1930 Portland, OR, US
Fred Koenig 34 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 27, 1921 St. Louis, MO, US
Dick Kokos 27 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 28, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Wally Lammers 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 31, 1926 Buckley, IL, US
Memo Luna 25 L L 6' 0.0" 168 Jun 25, 1930 Mexico, Distrito Federal, MX
Stu Miller 27 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 26, 1927 Northampton, MA, US
Mo Mozzali 32 L L 5' 10.0" 158 Dec 12, 1922 Louisville, KY, US
Jim Pearce 30 R R 6' 6.0" 180 Jun 9, 1925 Zebulon, NC, US
Charlie Peete 26 L R 5' 9.0" 190 Feb 22, 1929 Franklin, VA, US
Eddie Phillips 24 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 8, 1930 St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Presko 26 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 7, 1928 Kansas City, MO, US
Dick Rand 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 7, 1931 South Gate, CA, US
Pete Riggan 30 L R 6' 0.0" 196 1925
Danny Schell 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 26, 1927 Fostoria, MI, US
Willard Schmidt 27 R R 6' 1.0" 187 May 29, 1928 Hays, KS, US
Dick Schofield 20 S R 5' 9.0" 163 Jan 7, 1935 Springfield, IL, US
George Spencer 28 R R 6' 1.0" 215 Jul 7, 1926 Columbus, OH, US
Gerry Thomas 24 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 21, 1930 Elon, VA, US
Bobby Tiefenauer 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1929 Desloge, MO, US
Jim Willis 28 L R 6' 3.0" 175 Mar 20, 1927 Doyline, LA, US

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