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1955 Richmond Virginians

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 International League
Overall: 58-95
Scored 560 runs, Allowed 738 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-95

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Luke Appling
Represented: Richmond, VA
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 James Barbee 22 42 155 143 12 29 0 1 3 16 2 9 23 .203 .258 .280 .538 40 2 0 1
2 Vern Bickford 34 9 10 2 .200
3 Kenneth Chapman 34 65 171 140 12 26 1 1 1 12 0 23 14 .186 .308 .229 .536 32 3 2 3
4 Bill Connelly* 30 35 68 61 6 9 5 0 0 3 0 3 25 .148 .185 .230 .414 14 0 3 1
5 Matthew Daskalakis# 24 19 71 65 5 12 1 0 0 2 0 6 3 .185 .254 .200 .454 13 0 0 0
6 Roy Dietzel 24 42 158 140 13 37 1 3 3 14 0 16 20 .264 .340 .379 .718 53 0 2 0
7 Hank Edwards* 36 42 122 105 11 30 9 0 2 12 0 15 9 .286 .369 .429 .797 45 0 0 2
8 Tommy Fine# 40 13 13 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 8 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 0 0
9 Bob Habenicht 29 40 69 64 6 14 2 0 1 8 0 2 14 .219 .239 .297 .536 19 0 2 1
10 Ken Heintzelman 39 18 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Rocco Ippolito 27 60 212 188 26 51 14 1 8 35 0 19 36 .271 .338 .484 .822 91 1 2 2
12 Niles Jordan* 29 35 57 46 1 9 1 1 0 4 0 8 16 .196 .315 .261 .576 12 0 3 0
13 Eddie Kasko 23 146 595 546 59 146 20 2 4 41 11 34 47 .267 .313 .333 .646 182 3 10 2
14 Russell Kerns 33 123 432 386 38 97 18 2 10 45 0 39 56 .251 .322 .386 .708 149 2 3 2
15 Jim Konstanty 38 7 8 1 .125
16 Vic Marasco 26 130 475 418 50 126 19 3 10 50 4 33 44 .301 .357 .433 .790 181 7 10 7
17 Butch McCord* 29 139 513 462 49 119 18 9 4 52 4 39 45 .258 .318 .361 .680 167 4 4 4
18 Irv Medlinger* 28 25 9 8 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .250 .333 .375 .708 3 0 0 0
19 Victor Napolitano 26 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Angelo Nardella 26 18 14 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000 .154 .000 .154 0 0 1 0
21 Lou Ortiz 32 69 291 252 40 71 12 1 12 48 1 32 25 .282 .360 .480 .840 121 1 2 4
22 Dee Phillips 36 107 313 283 32 69 7 1 1 18 1 19 24 .244 .303 .286 .589 81 5 6 0
23 Mario Picone 28 34 61 54 4 13 1 0 2 7 0 6 18 .241 .317 .370 .687 20 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
24 Marv Rackley* 33 10 24 17 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 1 .176 .391 .235 .627 4 1 1 0
25 Bobby Richardson 19 25 102 93 11 26 4 2 0 8 0 8 4 .280 .337 .366 .702 34 0 1 0
26 Ebba St. Claire# 33 129 436 369 46 88 16 2 10 43 3 60 81 .238 .354 .374 .728 138 6 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
27 Dick Starr 34 22 43 37 3 8 1 0 2 9 0 5 12 .216 .326 .405 .731 15 1 0 0
28 Joseph Tesauro* 28 102 337 281 44 80 9 2 0 23 10 51 38 .285 .393 .331 .724 93 1 1 3
29 Jocko Thompson* 38 29 51 45 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 17 .089 .128 .133 .261 6 0 4 0
30 Bill Voiselle 36 72 18 17 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 10 .176 .222 .176 .399 3 0 0 0
31 Neal Watlington* 32 106 370 329 36 86 10 3 1 24 0 35 21 .261 .331 .319 .650 105 1 1 4
32 Ken Wood 30 128 477 412 53 90 22 2 12 47 0 46 67 .218 .296 .369 .665 152 3 8 8
33 Clarence Zieser 25 6 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Players 29.5 154 5609 4945 560 1237 190 37 84 515 36 514 673 .250 .323 .354 .677 1753 37 71 42
* - 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 Vern Bickford 34 1 0 1.000 9
2 Bill Connelly 30 6 11 .353 4.21 31 23 3 1 169.0 166 100 79 9 101 99 4 1 9 1.580 8.8 0.5 5.4 5.3 0.98
3 Tommy Fine 40 3 3 .500 4.12 13 5 1 0 48.0 68 29 22 3 10 20 2 0 0 1.625 12.8 0.6 1.9 3.8 2.00
4 Bob Habenicht 29 9 18 .333 3.77 38 27 6 0 196.0 204 107 82 15 57 107 8 1 4 1.332 9.4 0.7 2.6 4.9 1.88
5 Ken Heintzelman* 39 1 4 .200 18
6 Niles Jordan* 29 9 7 .563 4.53 35 19 3 0 155.0 162 86 78 14 69 53 2 1 4 1.490 9.4 0.8 4.0 3.1 0.77
7 Jim Konstanty 38 2 2 .500 7
8 Irv Medlinger* 28 1 1 .500 6.35 25 0 0 0 51.0 64 36 36 6 36 22 2 0 6 1.961 11.3 1.1 6.4 3.9 0.61
9 Angelo Nardella 26 1 5 .167 3.74 18 9 3 1 65.0 64 35 27 5 21 24 1 0 1 1.308 8.9 0.7 2.9 3.3 1.14
10 Mario Picone 28 7 16 .304 4.10 31 24 11 2 167.0 152 95 76 14 67 74 7 1 1 1.311 8.2 0.8 3.6 4.0 1.10 Stats for 2 teams
11 Dick Starr 34 8 8 .500 3.35 21 19 7 2 121.0 105 53 45 8 42 60 1 0 2 1.215 7.8 0.6 3.1 4.5 1.43
12 Jocko Thompson* 38 6 16 .273 5.17 29 21 5 1 148.0 170 93 85 18 49 70 5 0 3 1.480 10.3 1.1 3.0 4.3 1.43
13 Bill Voiselle 36 7 6 .538 3.37 72 1 0 0 115.0 101 50 43 4 61 82 2 0 3 1.409 7.9 0.3 4.8 6.4 1.34
14 Clarence Zieser 25 0 1 .000 6
14 Players 32.0 58 95 .379 154 154 738
* - 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
Neal Watlington 89 386 55 10 11 .978 4.96 5
Ebba St. Claire 86 389 44 12 4 .973 5.03 3 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Butch McCord 125 1022 73 14 99 .987 8.76
Matthew Daskalakis 16 121 3 1 12 .992 7.75
Russell Kerns 16 118 8 0 19 1.000 7.88

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Ortiz 69 171 186 5 59 .986 5.17
Roy Dietzel 41 92 68 7 15 .958 3.90
Bobby Richardson 25 51 68 4 20 .967 4.76
Dee Phillips 19 36 32 0 6 1.000 3.58

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russell Kerns 81 81 117 16 15 .925 2.44
Dee Phillips 65 46 108 7 11 .957 2.37
Kenneth Chapman 29 24 45 4 7 .945 2.38

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Kasko 142 284 418 32 94 .956 4.94
Dee Phillips 21 19 37 5 4 .918 2.67

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vic Marasco 118 298 15 11 1 .966 2.65
Ken Wood 115 197 6 8 1 .962 1.77
Joseph Tesauro 78 169 7 4 2 .978 2.26
Rocco Ippolito 54 109 3 6 0 .949 2.07
James Barbee 39 104 0 5 0 .954 2.67
Hank Edwards 28 45 0 0 0 1.000 1.61
Kenneth Chapman 18 29 1 3 0 .909 1.67
Ebba St. Claire 17 28 1 2 0 .935 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
Russell Kerns 16 28 2 0 1 1.000 1.88

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Voiselle 72 9 18 0 2 1.000 0.38
Bob Habenicht 38 19 37 2 4 .966 1.47
Niles Jordan 35 12 25 1 4 .974 1.06
Bill Connelly 31 11 31 0 2 1.000 1.35
Mario Picone 31 11 38 8 2 .860 1.58 Stats for 2 teams
Jocko Thompson 29 5 29 0 2 1.000 1.17
Irv Medlinger 25 0 10 1 2 .909 0.40
Dick Starr 21 5 13 1 0 .947 0.86
Ken Heintzelman 18 0 4 1 0 .800 0.22
Angelo Nardella 18 4 10 0 2 1.000 0.78
Tommy Fine 13 0 8 0 3 1.000 0.62
Vern Bickford 9 0.00
Jim Konstanty 7 0.00
Clarence Zieser 6 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
James Barbee 22 R 5' 11.0" 190 1933
Vern Bickford 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 17, 1920 Hellier, KY, US
Kenneth Chapman 34 R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 26, 1921
Bill Connelly 30 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 29, 1925 Alberta, VA, US
Matthew Daskalakis 24 S L 5' 11.0" 175 1931
Roy Dietzel 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 9, 1931 Baltimore, MD, US
Hank Edwards 36 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 29, 1919 Elmwood Place, OH, US
Tommy Fine 40 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 10, 1914 Cleburne, TX, US
Bob Habenicht 29 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 13, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Ken Heintzelman 39 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 14, 1915 Peruque, MO, US
Rocco Ippolito 27 R 6' 1.0" 200 1928
Niles Jordan 29 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 1, 1925 Lyman, WA, US
Eddie Kasko 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 27, 1932 Linden, NJ, US
Russell Kerns 33 R 6' 0.0" 180 May 23, 1922 Chicago, IL, US
Jim Konstanty 38 R R 6' 1.0" 202 Mar 2, 1917 Strykersville, NY, US
Vic Marasco 26 R 5' 8.0" 175 Nov 9, 1928 Los Angeles, CA, US
Butch McCord 29 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 2, 1925 Nashville, TN, US
Irv Medlinger 28 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 18, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Victor Napolitano 26 R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 15, 1928
Angelo Nardella 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 24, 1928 Bath, PA, US
Lou Ortiz 32 R 6' 3.0" 200 May 14, 1923 Albuquerque, NM, US
Dee Phillips 36 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Jun 8, 1919 Corsicana, TX, US
Mario Picone 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 5, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Marv Rackley 33 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 25, 1921 Seneca, SC, US
Bobby Richardson 19 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 19, 1935 Sumter, SC, US
Ebba St. Claire 33 S R 6' 1.0" 219 Aug 5, 1921 Whitehall, NY, US
Dick Starr 34 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 2, 1921 Kittanning, PA, US
Joseph Tesauro 28 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1927
Jocko Thompson 38 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 17, 1917 Beverly, MA, US
Bill Voiselle 36 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 29, 1919 Greenwood, SC, US
Neal Watlington 32 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 25, 1922 Yanceyville, NC, US
Ken Wood 30 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 1, 1924 Lincolnton, NC, US
Clarence Zieser 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 21, 1929 Belle Plaine, IA, US

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