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1955 San Francisco Seals

1955 > Class Open > 1955 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 80-92
Scored 739 runs, Allowed 773 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-90

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tommy Heath
Represented: San Francisco, CA
Ballpark: Seals Stadium (San Francisco, CA)
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 Mike Baxes 24 143 565 504 79 163 33 4 5 64 4 55 28 .323 .389 .435 .824 219 9 0 5 1
2 Ted Beard* 34 159 636 522 91 128 15 8 8 34 13 98 96 .245 .368 .351 .719 183 5 4 11 1
3 Gene Bearden* 34 48 106 98 4 22 4 0 1 5 0 3 17 .224 .248 .296 .543 29 1 0 5 0
4 Wayne Belardi* 24 51 218 193 31 52 9 0 13 43 1 18 29 .269 .335 .518 .853 100 3 3 0 4
5 Ewell Blackwell 32 24 40 37 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 .216 .216 .216 .432 8 5 0 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
6 Bill Bradford 33 51 44 39 2 9 1 0 0 1 0 1 12 .231 .250 .256 .506 10 1 0 4 0
7 Ralph Burns 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
8 Ed Chandler 38 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 3 0
9 Oliver Cheso 25 109 360 307 36 70 17 1 4 35 1 44 39 .228 .321 .329 .650 101 8 1 2 6
10 Lowell Creighton 18 7 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 1 0
11 Raul Dieppa 20 4 19 15 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 .133 .316 .333 .649 5 0 2 0 0
12 Bob DiPietro 27 64 258 221 36 82 18 2 6 39 2 34 17 .371 .455 .552 1.007 122 7 1 1 1
13 Mervyn Donahue 23 4 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 1 0 1 0
14 Bill Evans 36 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
15 Maurice Fisher 24 18 27 25 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 .080 .080 .120 .200 3 1 0 2 0
16 Don Fracchia 24 65 106 99 12 30 6 1 3 21 0 3 21 .303 .324 .475 .798 47 3 0 4 0
17 Bob Greenwood 27 44 49 47 6 12 2 0 2 6 0 1 14 .255 .271 .426 .696 20 2 0 1 0
18 Pete Hernandez 25 4 5 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .400 .400 .600 1.000 3 0 0 0 0
19 Wally Judnich* 39 137 523 451 67 126 30 2 9 60 2 62 50 .279 .363 .415 .778 187 14 1 3 6 Stats for 2 teams
20 Joe Kirrene 23 95 370 334 33 86 13 6 3 43 1 24 46 .257 .309 .359 .668 120 9 3 4 5 Stats for 2 teams
21 Lou Landini 28 4 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 1 1 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
22 Clarence Maddern 33 88 247 223 22 60 15 1 4 39 0 16 18 .269 .311 .399 .711 89 12 0 3 5 Stats for 3 teams
23 Dave Melton 26 162 668 616 86 184 29 7 19 116 5 37 59 .299 .336 .461 .797 284 18 1 8 6
24 Jim Melton# 26 19 16 16 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 .063 .063 .063 .125 1 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
25 Jimmy Moran 31 135 578 533 67 143 13 1 2 34 1 26 13 .268 .305 .308 .613 164 7 2 17 0
26 Steve Nagy* 36 33 52 45 3 6 1 0 0 3 0 4 13 .133 .200 .156 .356 7 1 0 2 1
27 Tony Ponce# 33 42 59 56 4 15 0 0 0 3 0 1 9 .268 .281 .268 .549 15 2 0 2 0
28 Charles Righetti 30 121 453 405 42 107 10 6 3 38 0 33 30 .264 .319 .341 .660 138 16 1 11 3 Stats for 2 teams
29 John Ritchey* 32 130 449 375 52 107 15 1 6 41 10 61 28 .285 .388 .379 .767 142 7 4 6 3
30 Bill Serena 30 137 490 412 55 111 23 3 18 71 0 62 81 .269 .369 .471 .840 194 12 6 5 5 Stats for 2 teams
31 Chuck Stevens# 36 83 274 252 25 59 11 1 5 29 2 18 31 .234 .286 .345 .631 87 3 1 1 2
32 Jim Stoll 17 6 16 15 0 4 2 0 0 3 0 1 3 .267 .313 .400 .713 6 2 0 0 0
33 Sal Taormina* 33 122 399 333 56 87 13 2 10 45 1 59 43 .261 .375 .402 .778 134 5 3 2 2
34 Tony Tornay 25 68 183 161 12 34 9 0 2 13 0 18 16 .211 .293 .304 .597 49 10 1 2 1
35 Junior Walsh 36 32 61 54 2 6 2 0 1 4 0 3 26 .111 .158 .204 .362 11 0 0 4 0
36 Adrian Zabala* 38 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
36 Players 29.8 172 6415 5617 739 1506 257 39 110 690 41 624 683 .268 .342 .387 .728 2171 128 28 101 45
* - 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 Gene Bearden* 34 18 12 .600 3.52 43 34 17 2 248.0 268 111 97 12 66 84 1 0 4 1.347 9.7 0.4 2.4 3.0 1.27
2 Ewell Blackwell 32 5 5 .500 4.01 23 16 3 1 112.1 120 52 50 8 47 31 1 0 2 1.487 9.6 0.6 3.8 2.5 0.66 Stats for 2 teams
3 Bill Bradford 33 12 5 .706 3.13 51 8 4 1 149.1 141 74 52 11 42 63 4 0 0 1.225 8.5 0.7 2.5 3.8 1.50
4 Ralph Burns 20 0 1 .000 13.50 1 1 0 0 3.1 7 7 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 2.400 18.9 5.4 2.7 0.0 0.00
5 Ed Chandler 38 2 1 .667 8.15 7 2 0 0 17.2 23 17 16 1 9 5 0 0 1 1.811 11.7 0.5 4.6 2.5 0.56
6 Lowell Creighton 18 1 1 .500 8.20 6 4 1 0 18.2 28 18 17 3 22 3 0 0 1 2.679 13.5 1.4 10.6 1.4 0.14
7 Bill Evans 36 1 1 .500 12.71 3 1 0 0 5.2 9 9 8 1 10 2 0 0 0 3.353 14.3 1.6 15.9 3.2 0.20
8 Maurice Fisher 24 1 6 .143 3.36 18 9 3 0 83.0 67 37 31 7 35 44 5 0 4 1.229 7.3 0.8 3.8 4.8 1.26
9 Don Fracchia 24 14 12 .538 3.28 48 28 13 2 225.0 233 105 82 14 87 82 4 1 5 1.422 9.3 0.6 3.5 3.3 0.94
10 Bob Greenwood 27 5 15 .250 4.83 42 15 5 1 147.1 156 93 79 11 72 89 2 0 7 1.548 9.5 0.7 4.4 5.4 1.24
11 Pete Hernandez 25 0 0 5.25 3 2 0 0 12.0 18 7 7 1 3 5 1 0 0 1.750 13.5 0.8 2.2 3.8 1.67
12 Jim Melton 26 3 3 .500 4.71 19 7 1 0 57.1 68 36 30 6 13 19 3 1 1 1.413 10.7 0.9 2.0 3.0 1.46 Stats for 2 teams
13 Steve Nagy* 36 6 12 .333 4.04 30 18 5 2 140.1 160 69 63 8 47 67 5 0 3 1.475 10.3 0.5 3.0 4.3 1.43
14 Tony Ponce 33 10 12 .455 4.26 41 22 8 0 184.0 229 107 87 10 48 61 5 0 11 1.505 11.2 0.5 2.3 3.0 1.27
15 Junior Walsh 36 8 10 .444 4.29 32 22 8 1 165.2 161 82 79 8 71 60 6 1 13 1.400 8.7 0.4 3.9 3.3 0.85
16 Adrian Zabala* 38 0 2 .000 5.60 10 0 0 0 17.2 26 16 11 0 7 5 0 0 1 1.868 13.2 0.0 3.6 2.5 0.71 Stats for 2 teams
16 Players 30.9 80 92 .465 172 172 773
* - 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
John Ritchey 123 378 56 13 7 .971 3.53 10 38
Tony Tornay 65 204 39 2 3 .992 3.74 4 13
Oliver Cheso 10 23 7 0 1 1.000 3.00 2 5
Jim Stoll 6 19 1 2 0 .909 3.33 0 0
Mervyn Donahue 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Stevens 66 590 31 7 47 .989 9.41
Bob DiPietro 58 557 43 5 54 .992 10.34
Wayne Belardi 51 437 32 3 45 .994 9.20
Clarence Maddern 14 94 10 1 1 .990 7.43 Stats for 3 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Moran 133 375 373 6 104 .992 5.62
Oliver Cheso 41 77 107 2 28 .989 4.49
Bill Serena 14 35 30 0 10 1.000 4.64 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Serena 110 89 244 14 28 .960 3.03 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Kirrene 65 60 143 18 12 .919 3.12 Stats for 2 teams
Oliver Cheso 22 16 40 1 3 .982 2.55
Mike Baxes 11 15 25 3 3 .930 3.64
Sal Taormina 8 6 15 1 0 .955 2.63

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Baxes 121 220 424 34 67 .950 5.32
Charles Righetti 121 236 385 27 79 .958 5.13 Stats for 2 teams
Oliver Cheso 11 12 32 2 7 .957 4.00
Raul Dieppa 4 7 9 5 3 .762 4.00
Dave Melton 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Melton 161 404 15 6 4 .986 2.60
Ted Beard 151 358 18 9 2 .977 2.49
Wally Judnich 124 209 13 4 2 .982 1.79 Stats for 2 teams
Sal Taormina 91 149 7 3 1 .981 1.71
Clarence Maddern 45 93 5 1 0 .990 2.18 Stats for 3 teams
Joe Kirrene 27 38 2 4 0 .909 1.48 Stats for 2 teams
Oliver Cheso 6 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
Bill Serena 4 4 2 0 0 1.000 1.50 Stats for 2 teams
Bob DiPietro 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Bradford 51 6 23 2 0 .935 0.57
Don Fracchia 48 17 47 4 2 .941 1.33
Gene Bearden 43 9 38 9 1 .839 1.09
Bob Greenwood 42 5 11 3 0 .842 0.38
Tony Ponce 41 18 28 5 3 .902 1.12
Junior Walsh 32 7 34 2 1 .953 1.28
Steve Nagy 30 12 39 3 3 .944 1.70
Ewell Blackwell 23 5 22 3 1 .900 1.17 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Melton 19 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.26 Stats for 2 teams
Maurice Fisher 18 8 21 2 1 .935 1.61
Adrian Zabala 10 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.40 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Chandler 7 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.43
Lowell Creighton 6 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.83
Bill Evans 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Pete Hernandez 3 1 2 1 0 .750 1.00
Ralph Burns 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mike Baxes 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 18, 1930 San Francisco, CA, US
Ted Beard 34 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 7, 1921 Woodsboro, MD, US
Gene Bearden 34 L L 6' 3.0" 198 Sep 5, 1920 Lexa, AR, US
Wayne Belardi 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 5, 1930 St. Helena, CA, US
Ewell Blackwell 32 R R 6' 6.0" 195 Oct 23, 1922 Fresno, CA, US
Bill Bradford 33 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 28, 1921 Choctaw, AR, US
Ralph Burns 20 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Oct 19, 1934 Vancouver, BC, CA
Ed Chandler 38 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 17, 1917 Pinson, AL, US
Oliver Cheso 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 2, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Lowell Creighton 18 R R 6' 0.0" 187 Apr 17, 1937 San Francisco, CA, US
Raul Dieppa 20 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Dec 18, 1934 CU
Bob DiPietro 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 1, 1927 San Francisco, CA, US
Mervyn Donahue 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 17, 1932 San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Evans 36 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 25, 1919 Quanah, TX, US
Maurice Fisher 24 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Feb 16, 1931 Uniondale, IN, US
Don Fracchia 24 R R 6' 1.0" 193 Feb 1, 1931 Richmond, CA, US
Bob Greenwood 27 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Mar 13, 1928 Cananea, Sonora, MX
Pete Hernandez 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 18, 1929 Hayward, CA, US
Wally Judnich 39 L L 6' 1.0" 205 Jan 24, 1916 San Francisco, CA, US
Joe Kirrene 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 4, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Lou Landini 28 R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 24, 1927 IT
Clarence Maddern 33 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 26, 1921 Lowell, AZ, US
Dave Melton 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 3, 1928 Pampa, TX, US
Jim Melton 26 S R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 13, 1928 Kemah, TX, US
Jimmy Moran 31 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 19, 1924 Oakland, CA, US
Steve Nagy 36 L L 5' 9.0" 174 May 28, 1919 Franklin, NJ, US
Tony Ponce 33 S R 6' 1.0" 205 Aug 12, 1921 Rivera, CA, US
Charles Righetti 30 R 6' 1.0" 165 Mar 4, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
John Ritchey 32 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 5, 1923 San Diego, CA, US
Bill Serena 30 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Oct 2, 1924 Alameda, CA, US
Chuck Stevens 36 S L 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 10, 1918 Van Houten, NM, US
Jim Stoll 17 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 12, 1937 Stockton, CA, US
Sal Taormina 33 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 8, 1922 San Jose, CA, US
Tony Tornay 25 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Oct 3, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Junior Walsh 36 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 7, 1919 Newark, NJ, US
Adrian Zabala 38 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 26, 1916 San Antonio de los Banos, CU

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