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1955 Oakland Oaks

1955 > Class Open > 1955 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 77-95
Scored 683 runs, Allowed 741 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-92

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Lefty O'Doul
Represented: Oakland, CA
Ballpark: Oaks Park (Oakland, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1George Bamberger313767597902030517.
2Charlie Barnes2082220241000027.
3Charlie Beamon202724233500010110.
4Fred Besana244243415930150219.220.256.366.622150000
5Bud Black22232020040000001.
6Tom Borland*221920181200010110.
7Ernie Broglio191111100000001.0001.0001.0002.00010000
8Joe Brovia*3311443337259121194197305441.325.414.551.9652057412
9Hal Brown3015393571020120310.286.342.429.771151010
10Bob Cain*30152116120000044.125.300.125.42520010
11Billy Consolo20159673590931633381468107286.276.354.431.7852545245
12Art Cuitti28109304281187717263901429.274.305.413.71811613063
13Lorenzo Davis37125399369399019164112036.244.282.350.6321299226Stats for 2 teams
14Karl Drews3547696351220050427.
15Don Ferrarese26242824370014033.292.370.417.787101010
16Al Gettel3740827461910050014.
17Clint Hartung32211000000001.
18Spider Jorgensen*3514758251668126183155464841.244.310.378.68819573114
19Joe Kirrene2395370334338613634312446.257.309.359.6681209345Stats for 2 teams
20Lou Landini28498110000002. for 2 teams
21Brooks Lawrence3071616230001002.
22Jim Marshall*2416969359391142220308679378.239.342.428.77025412124
23George Metkovich*34151607532941782121779105146.335.394.477.87125496108
24Don Moitoza194215514315343008488.
25Bob Murphy23722000000000.
26Lenny Neal301505224833510513024412641.
27Duane Pillette3291513131001011.231.286.308.59340010
28Tony Rivas2283129340002027.
29Eric Rodin2518635882151140510.362.413.534.947314000
30Russ Rose271676615855814324224884156.244.300.303.60317758216
31Bill Serena3013749041255111233187106281.269.369.471.84019412655Stats for 2 teams
32Dick Strahs*31131010200000005.
33Bob Swift40531561416352011201016. for 2 teams
34Al Van Alstyne279840536342879121283051.240.305.287.5911047480
35Chris Van Cuyk*282857482100005026.
36Wally Westlake347328023632617263223545.258.356.381.738909252Stats for 2 teams
37Adrian Zabala*381033000000002. for 2 teams
37 Players29.01726276557068314302122812461755524713.257.323.372.69420701193710540
* - 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
1George Bamberger311214.4624.153525100180.01828783761701001.3509.
2Charlie Beamon2028.2004.791795173.1654439835301031.3648.
3Fred Besana*24610.3753.75411251146.11276661510010371111.5517.
4Bud Black2236.3334.212361068.1804332327223041.56610.
5Tom Borland*2223.4004.291952171.1713834740532021.5569.
6Ernie Broglio19005.4010003.13220200001.5008.
7Hal Brown3092.8182.9512119091.2713330412370010.9057.
8Bob Cain*3034.4294.11980057.0622626228270031.5799.
9Karl Drews35913.4094.71472470197.0224120103206210912111.45210.
10Don Ferrarese*2637.3003.7617105081.1694434342493041.3657.
11Al Gettel371213.4804.094027160217.22261029921861013221.4339.
12Brooks Lawrence3051.8332.37733038.0291010210240011.0266.
13Bob Murphy2301.0006.46710015.1191611311111001.95711.
14Duane Pillette3223.4003.73981041.0512117314161001.58511.
15Dick Strahs3112.3335.601321027.1321817511150001.57310.
16Chris Van Cuyk*2888.5003.582821103150.214868601238792011.2358.
17Adrian Zabala*3802.0005.601000017.22616110750011.86813. for 2 teams
17 Players29.57795.448172172741
* - 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


Lenny Neal144633811113.9854.961040
Bob Swift452152215.9965.2719Stats for 2 teams
Charlie Barnes7253011.0004.0002
Art Cuitti102001.0002.0000


Jim Marshall16814899816107.9909.45
Lorenzo Davis9664051.0007.78Stats for 2 teams
George Metkovich1130001.00013.00


Billy Consolo1523524082876.9645.00
Bill Serena1435300101.0004.64Stats for 2 teams
Lorenzo Davis9152221.9494.11Stats for 2 teams
Tony Rivas6512031.0002.83
Spider Jorgensen110001.0001.00


Spider Jorgensen1381343402535.9503.43
Bill Serena110892441428.9603.03Stats for 2 teams
Joe Kirrene65601431812.9193.12Stats for 2 teams
Lorenzo Davis524074610.9502.19Stats for 2 teams
Don Moitoza111001.0002.00
Lenny Neal101001.0001.00
Tony Rivas112001.0003.00


Russ Rose1653194784078.9524.83
Billy Consolo8142512.9754.88


George Metkovich14332812122.9662.38
Joe Brovia105146962.9631.48
Al Van Alstyne95262541.9852.81
Art Cuitti78130430.9781.72
Wally Westlake69128230.9771.88Stats for 2 teams
Don Moitoza3678110.9882.19
Lorenzo Davis2845420.9611.75Stats for 2 teams
Joe Kirrene2738240.9091.48Stats for 2 teams
Eric Rodin1834110.9721.94
Bill Serena442001.0001.50Stats for 2 teams


Karl Drews4783011.9740.81
Fred Besana41143541.9251.20
Al Gettel4072821.9460.88
George Bamberger35163512.9811.46
Chris Van Cuyk2842011.9600.86
Bud Black2321210.9330.61
Tom Borland1961720.9201.21
Charlie Beamon1751221.8951.00
Don Ferrarese1722120.9201.35
Dick Strahs1326001.0000.62
Hal Brown12217001.0001.58
Adrian Zabala1013001.0000.40Stats for 2 teams
Bob Cain9211021.0001.44
Duane Pillette92610.8890.89
Brooks Lawrence725001.0001.00
Bob Murphy703001.0000.43
Ernie Broglio100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
George Bamberger31RR6' 0.0"175Aug 1, 1923Staten Island, NY, US
Charlie Barnes20RR6' 3.0"200Aug 6, 1934San Francisco, CA, US
Charlie Beamon20RR5' 11.0"195Dec 25, 1934Oakland, CA, US
Fred Besana24RL6' 3.0"200Apr 5, 1931Lincoln, CA, US
Bud Black22RR6' 3.0"197Jul 9, 1932St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Borland22LL6' 3.0"172Feb 14, 1933El Dorado, KS, US
Ernie Broglio19RR6' 2.0"200Aug 27, 1935Berkeley, CA, US
Joe Brovia33LR6' 3.0"195Feb 18, 1922Davenport, CA, US
Hal Brown30RR6' 2.0"180Dec 11, 1924Greensboro, NC, US
Bob Cain30LL6' 0.0"165Oct 16, 1924Longford, KS, US
Billy Consolo20RR5' 11.0"180Aug 18, 1934Cleveland, OH, US
Art Cuitti28RR5' 10.0"200May 24, 1927Crockett, CA, US
Lorenzo Davis37RR6' 3.0"188Jul 3, 1917Piper, AL, US
Karl Drews35RR6' 4.0"192Feb 22, 1920Staten Island, NY, US
Don Ferrarese26RL5' 9.0"170Jun 19, 1929Oakland, CA, US
Al Gettel37RR6' 3.0"200Sep 17, 1917Norfolk, VA, US
Clint Hartung32RR6' 5.0"210Aug 10, 1922Hondo, TX, US
Spider Jorgensen35LR5' 9.0"155Nov 3, 1919Folsom, CA, US
Joe Kirrene23RR6' 2.0"195Oct 4, 1931San Francisco, CA, US
Lou Landini28R6' 2.0"190Mar 24, 1927IT
Brooks Lawrence30RR6' 0.0"205Jan 30, 1925Springfield, OH, US
Jim Marshall24LL6' 1.0"190May 25, 1931Danville, IL, US
George Metkovich34LL6' 1.0"185Oct 8, 1920Angel's Camp, CA, US
Don Moitoza19R5' 10.0"175Jan 10, 1936Richmond, CA, US
Tommy Munoz20LL5' 11.0"170Aug 11, 1934San Leandro, CA, US
Bob Murphy23RR5' 11.0"175Aug 6, 1931Santa Clara County, CA, US
Lenny Neal30RR5' 11.0"185Dec 2, 1924Scio, OR, US
Duane Pillette32RR6' 3.0"195Jul 24, 1922Detroit, MI, US
Tony Rivas22R5' 9.0"160May 5, 1933Oakland, CA, US
Eric Rodin25RR6' 2.0"215Feb 5, 1930Orange, NJ, US
Russ Rose27RR6' 0.0"170Oct 4, 1927Sierra Madre, CA, US
Bill Serena30RR5' 9.0"175Oct 2, 1924Alameda, CA, US
Dick Strahs31LR6' 0.0"192Dec 4, 1923Evanston, IL, US
Bob Swift40RR5' 11.0"180Mar 6, 1915Salina, KS, US
Al Van Alstyne27RR6' 1.0"190Jul 6, 1927Birmingham, AL, US
Chris Van Cuyk28LL6' 6.0"215Jan 3, 1927Kimberly, WI, US
Wally Westlake34RR6' 0.0"186Nov 8, 1920Gridley, CA, US
Adrian Zabala38LL5' 11.0"165Aug 26, 1916San Antonio de los Banos, CU

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