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1955 Danville Leafs

1955 > Class B > 1955 Carolina League
Overall: 73-64
Scored 645 runs, Allowed 596 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-64

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Andy Gilbert
Represented: Danville, 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 Robert Beier 22 137 478 129 27 0 1 .270 .333 159
2 William Coccodrilli? -- 1 1
3 Melvin Collins 23 132 496 151 26 4 0 .304 .373 185
4 Larry DeVita 22 48 65 8 1 0 0 .123 .138 9
5 John Dewhirst 24 9 11
6 Gordon Dyment 24 35 11 2 1 0 0 .182 .273 3
7 Walter Fishburn 21 19 63 14 3 0 3 .222 .413 26
8 John Fitzgerald* 21 30 65 17 1 1 0 .262 .308 20
9 William Forsyth 23 9 13
10 Andy Gilbert 40 24 31 4 0 0 1 .129 .226 7
11 John Hafenecker 26 130 525 134 23 4 3 .255 .331 174
12 Wayne Heim 22 112 402 97 13 0 8 .241 .333 134
13 Harold Holland* 22 135 445 129 17 2 31 .290 .546 243
14 Jacob Jacobsen 24 34 51 7 2 1 0 .137 .216 11
15 Sherman Jones* 20 31 44 11 1 0 0 .250 .273 12
16 Charles Kott 23 17 29 3 2 0 0 .103 .172 5
17 Robert Lloyd 22 31 36 6 2 0 0 .167 .222 8
18 Robert Loftin 20 47 167 42 4 0 1 .251 .293 49
19 Kenneth Martin 21 16 59 14 3 0 1 .237 .339 20
20 Joseph Moran* 20 124 417 122 19 5 12 .293 .448 187
21 Will Prior 26 24 37 6 2 0 0 .162 .216 8
22 Robert Reime 22 3 1
23 Bob Schmidt 22 130 479 127 29 1 14 .265 .418 200
24 George Svotosky 22 72 225 51 10 0 4 .227 .324 73
25 Odell Swafford* 22 88 240 57 7 0 1 .238 .279 67
26 Dick Urlage 21 8 22
27 Albert Wilson 23 29 20 1 0 0 0 .050 .050 1
28 Robert Wood 24 7 8
29 Hal Woodeshick 22 29 64 6 0 0 0 .094 .094 6
29 Players 22.5 137 5292 4509 645 1148 195 18 80 563 57 667 765 .255 .348 .359 .707 1619 80 36
* - 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 Larry DeVita* 22 10 10 .500 3.79 42 16 178.0 177 83 75 17 85 1.472 8.9 0.9 4.3
2 Gordon Dyment 24 3 4 .429 4.29 35 3 63.0 57 43 30 6 43 1.587 8.1 0.9 6.1
3 John Fitzgerald* 21 14 7 .667 2.87 30 29 185.0 108 71 59 9 164 1.470 5.3 0.4 8.0
4 Jacob Jacobsen 24 8 7 .533 3.73 32 18 135.0 139 67 56 5 75 1.585 9.3 0.3 5.0
5 Norman Johnson 23 0 1 .000 5
6 Sherman Jones 20 8 6 .571 3.62 28 12 112.0 107 55 45 4 80 1.670 8.6 0.3 6.4
7 Charles Kott 23 4 4 .500 3.32 17 12 95.0 64 38 35 6 52 1.221 6.1 0.6 4.9
8 Robert Lloyd 22 7 7 .500 4.04 31 14 118.0 105 60 53 15 61 1.407 8.0 1.1 4.7
9 Paul Mesich 24 0 0 4
10 Robert Reime 22 0 0 3
11 Ibrahim Rios 24 0 2 .000 5
12 George Svotosky? 22 0 0 1
13 Albert Wilson 23 5 5 .500 3.00 28 4 72.0 49 34 24 2 52 1.403 6.1 0.2 6.5
14 Robert Wood 24 0 3 .000 7
15 Hal Woodeshick* 22 14 8 .636 3.55 29 24 180.0 163 92 71 15 103 1.478 8.2 0.8 5.2
15 Players 22.3 73 64 .533 137 137 596
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry DeVita 42 0.00
Gordon Dyment 35 0.00
Jacob Jacobsen 32 0.00
Robert Lloyd 31 0.00
John Fitzgerald 30 0.00
Hal Woodeshick 29 0.00
Sherman Jones 28 0.00
Albert Wilson 28 0.00
Charles Kott 17 0.00
Robert Wood 7 0.00
Norman Johnson 5 0.00
Ibrahim Rios 5 0.00
Paul Mesich 4 0.00
Robert Reime 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Robert Beier 22 R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
William Coccodrilli -- Unknown
Melvin Collins 23 R 5' 10.0" 162 1932
Larry DeVita 22 R L 6' 0.0" 180 1933
John Dewhirst 24 R 6' 1.0" 185 1931
Gordon Dyment 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1931
Walter Fishburn 21 R 6' 2.0" 195 1934
John Fitzgerald 21 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 15, 1933 Brooklyn, NY, US
William Forsyth 23 R 6' 0.0" 220 1932
Andy Gilbert 40 R R 6' 0.0" 203 Jul 18, 1914 Bradenville, PA, US
John Hafenecker 26 R 5' 11.0" 160 Dec 15, 1928
Wayne Heim 22 R 5' 11.0" 185 1933
Harold Holland 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 1933
Jacob Jacobsen 24 R R 6' 2.0" 205 1931
Norman Johnson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 8, 1932 Alta, IA, US
Sherman Jones 20 L R 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 10, 1935 Winton, NC, US
Charles Kott 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1932
Robert Lloyd 22 R R 6' 2.0" 197 1933
Robert Loftin 20 R 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Kenneth Martin 21 R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 18, 1933
Paul Mesich 24 R R 5' 10.0" 190 1931
Joseph Moran 20 L R 5' 10.0" 178 1935
Will Prior 26 R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 5, 1929
Robert Reime 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1933
Ibrahim Rios 24 R R 5' 10.0" 140 1931
Bob Schmidt 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 22, 1933 St. Louis, MO, US
George Svotosky 22 R 6' 1.0" 185 1933
Odell Swafford 22 L 6' 1.0" 180 1933
Dick Urlage 21 R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 6, 1933 Covington, KY, US
Albert Wilson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1932
Robert Wood 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1931
Hal Woodeshick 22 R L 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 24, 1932 Wilkes-Barre, PA, US

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