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1955 Minneapolis Millers

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 American Association
Overall: 92-62
Scored 894 runs, Allowed 822 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-71

Affiliation: New York Giants-NL
Manager: Bill Rigney
Represented: Minneapolis, MN
Ballpark: Nicollet Park (Minneapolis, MN)
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 Don Bollweg* 34 77 322 281 53 77 19 5 12 39 2 36 24 .274 .355 .505 .860 142 2 1 1 3 Stats for 2 teams
2 Joe Bracchitta* 28 106 288 232 50 69 9 0 7 32 3 47 33 .297 .413 .427 .840 99 2 1 5 3
3 Ralph Branca 29 25 20 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 1 0 4 0
4 Eddie Bressoud 23 145 605 542 72 136 35 3 19 74 0 55 106 .251 .318 .432 .750 234 10 1 2 5
5 Bud Byerly 34 50 22 17 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 5 .235 .381 .294 .675 5 0 0 1 0
6 Foster Castleman 24 43 108 96 18 29 6 1 4 10 0 11 18 .302 .380 .510 .890 49 2 1 0 0
7 Jim Constable# 22 48 75 70 4 12 0 1 1 5 0 1 22 .171 .183 .243 .426 17 1 0 4 0
8 Al Corwin 28 47 54 52 9 11 1 0 0 3 0 0 11 .212 .212 .231 .442 12 0 0 2 0
9 Alex Cosmidis 26 3 1 1 1.000
10 Ray Dabek 28 52 113 100 7 22 4 0 1 7 0 12 16 .220 .304 .290 .594 29 1 0 1 0
11 Guilford Dickens 27 118 445 385 62 105 20 5 15 62 2 58 99 .273 .369 .468 .837 180 11 1 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
12 Dave Garcia 34 5 12 3 .250
13 Billy Gardner 27 73 325 290 55 90 15 1 17 48 1 22 35 .310 .367 .545 .912 158 4 5 6 2
14 Dick Getter 26 6 17 3 .176
15 Gail Harris* 23 44 198 175 40 53 4 2 17 43 0 18 28 .303 .381 .640 1.021 112 2 4 1 0
16 Bobby Hogue 34 18 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
17 Amado Ibanez 30 34 92 77 11 17 1 0 1 9 0 12 13 .221 .341 .273 .613 21 2 2 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
18 Monte Irvin 36 75 305 250 57 88 21 1 14 52 2 46 23 .352 .457 .612 1.069 153 7 4 3 2
19 Willie Kirkland* 21 9 22 6 .273
20 Alex Konikowski 27 38 52 48 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 20 .104 .122 .104 .227 5 0 0 3 0
21 Bob Lennon* 26 114 479 422 66 118 18 4 31 104 2 52 71 .280 .359 .562 .921 237 1 2 0 3
22 Joe Margoneri* 25 28 50 49 6 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 17 .204 .204 .245 .449 12 0 0 1 0
23 Floyd Melliere 30 39 56 49 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 12 .122 .157 .122 .279 6 3 1 5 0 Stats for 2 teams
24 Ramon Monzant 22 16 36 34 3 4 1 0 0 2 0 2 8 .118 .167 .147 .314 5 1 0 0 0
25 Ray Mueller 43 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Harry Nicholas 25 43 59 52 9 10 0 1 0 4 0 6 18 .192 .271 .231 .502 12 0 0 0 1
27 Ron Northey* 35 98 311 259 50 89 19 1 16 53 0 45 30 .344 .437 .610 1.047 158 6 1 2 4 Stats for 2 teams
28 Al Olsen* 34 11 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0
29 Lou Ortiz 32 26 111 101 15 27 5 0 6 15 0 7 10 .267 .309 .495 .804 50 3 0 1 2
30 Rance Pless 29 156 662 593 116 200 34 7 26 107 3 58 73 .337 .398 .550 .947 326 25 2 8 1
31 Fred Richards* 27 79 238 225 25 49 1 2 6 19 3 7 27 .218 .245 .320 .565 72 3 2 1 3 Stats for 2 teams
32 Bill Rigney 37 12 12 11 1 2 1 0 1 4 0 1 3 .182 .250 .545 .795 6 0 0 0 0
33 Eric Rodin 25 42 145 126 14 31 8 0 3 16 1 13 16 .246 .329 .381 .710 48 6 3 2 1
34 Carl Sawatski* 27 142 535 447 67 120 15 2 27 72 0 81 86 .268 .380 .492 .873 220 8 1 4 2
35 Wayne Terwilliger 30 72 334 276 51 82 22 0 4 28 6 48 32 .297 .404 .420 .825 116 7 3 5 2
36 George Wilson* 30 140 615 541 115 166 33 3 31 99 4 66 58 .307 .382 .551 .933 298 9 2 2 4
37 Al Worthington 26 38 92 80 10 18 3 1 2 11 0 6 26 .225 .284 .363 .647 29 2 1 4 1
37 Players 28.2 156 6057 5273 894 1480 266 34 241 835 26 649 877 .281 .361 .481 .842 2537 103 35 65 35 51
* - 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 Ralph Branca 29 3 3 .500 7.36 25 9 1 0 66.0 84 58 54 15 36 1 40 2 0 11 1.818 11.5 2.0 4.9 5.5 1.11
2 Bud Byerly 34 8 8 .500 3.60 50 0 0 0 80.0 85 34 32 8 19 4 51 1 0 1 1.300 9.6 0.9 2.1 5.7 2.68
3 Jim Constable* 22 12 9 .571 4.57 45 30 7 0 199.0 204 115 101 21 102 3 156 11 0 5 1.538 9.2 0.9 4.6 7.1 1.53
4 Al Corwin 28 8 8 .500 5.41 30 21 5 0 138.0 163 101 83 21 72 2 64 1 0 5 1.703 10.6 1.4 4.7 4.2 0.89
5 Charles Fowler 25 0 0 3
6 James Graves 26 0 1 .000 4
7 Bobby Hogue 34 1 0 1.000 4.64 18 0 0 0 33.0 37 24 17 3 15 0 17 1 0 0 1.576 10.1 0.8 4.1 4.6 1.13
8 Alex Konikowski 27 11 8 .579 4.76 38 18 5 1 157.0 170 90 83 15 47 3 94 5 0 2 1.382 9.7 0.9 2.7 5.4 2.00
9 Joe Margoneri* 25 9 6 .600 5.14 26 17 5 0 119.0 135 87 68 19 59 2 85 6 0 2 1.630 10.2 1.4 4.5 6.4 1.44
10 Floyd Melliere 30 10 7 .588 4.91 38 23 8 1 163.0 202 106 89 16 66 4 50 2 0 3 1.644 11.2 0.9 3.6 2.8 0.76 Stats for 2 teams
11 Ramon Monzant 22 7 1 .875 3.60 12 10 7 0 85.0 69 35 34 9 33 1 88 2 0 0 1.200 7.3 1.0 3.5 9.3 2.67
12 Harry Nicholas 25 9 6 .600 5.08 39 12 3 1 156.0 170 95 88 25 85 2 99 1 0 2 1.635 9.8 1.4 4.9 5.7 1.16
13 Al Olsen* 34 0 1 .000 7.11 11 0 0 0 19.0 33 19 15 5 6 2 7 1 0 2 2.053 15.6 2.4 2.8 3.3 1.17
14 Al Worthington 26 19 10 .655 3.58 38 33 18 2 239.0 226 116 95 18 98 4 150 2 1 10 1.356 8.5 0.7 3.7 5.6 1.53
14 Players 27.2 92 62 .597 156 156 822
* - 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
Carl Sawatski 141 772 69 9 15 .989 5.96 10
Ray Dabek 48 167 12 2 1 .989 3.73 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Bollweg 77 616 36 6 72 .991 8.47 Stats for 2 teams
Gail Harris 44 350 22 3 30 .992 8.45
Fred Richards 37 305 26 2 26 .994 8.95 Stats for 2 teams
Rance Pless 25 202 16 2 16 .991 8.72
Guilford Dickens 18 89 5 2 9 .979 5.22 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Bracchitta 14 95 7 3 8 .971 7.29

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Terwilliger 70 153 172 7 39 .979 4.64
Billy Gardner 57 139 182 12 47 .964 5.63
Lou Ortiz 26 54 95 8 17 .949 5.73

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rance Pless 132 132 228 10 30 .973 2.73
Foster Castleman 16 13 19 2 1 .941 2.00
Billy Gardner 12 15 16 1 0 .969 2.58

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Bressoud 143 267 393 30 85 .957 4.62
Amado Ibanez 14 26 45 4 6 .947 5.07 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Wilson 138 226 18 11 2 .957 1.77
Bob Lennon 114 276 10 8 3 .973 2.51
Guilford Dickens 94 181 12 6 1 .970 2.05 Stats for 2 teams
Monte Irvin 73 146 7 5 2 .968 2.10
Ron Northey 71 90 5 5 0 .950 1.34 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Bracchitta 66 108 4 3 0 .974 1.70
Eric Rodin 38 71 4 2 1 .974 1.97
Fred Richards 17 24 3 0 0 1.000 1.59 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Byerly 50 4 9 0 1 1.000 0.26
Jim Constable 45 6 34 4 2 .909 0.89
Harry Nicholas 39 10 15 0 1 1.000 0.64
Alex Konikowski 38 2 19 2 2 .913 0.55
Floyd Melliere 38 12 41 3 5 .946 1.39 Stats for 2 teams
Al Worthington 38 7 50 7 8 .891 1.50
Al Corwin 30 4 11 1 1 .938 0.50
Joe Margoneri 26 5 21 0 2 1.000 1.00
Ralph Branca 25 7 7 1 0 .933 0.56
Bobby Hogue 18 1 9 1 1 .909 0.56
Ramon Monzant 12 5 13 0 0 1.000 1.50
Al Olsen 11 2 1 1 0 .750 0.27
James Graves 4 0.00
Charles Fowler 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Don Bollweg 34 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 12, 1921 Wheaton, IL, US
Joe Bracchitta 28 L 5' 11.0" 178 Apr 20, 1927 Hackensack, NJ, US
Ralph Branca 29 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jan 6, 1926 Mount Vernon, NY, US
Eddie Bressoud 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 2, 1932 Los Angeles, CA, US
Bud Byerly 34 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 26, 1920 Webster Groves, MO, US
Foster Castleman 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 1, 1931 Nashville, TN, US
Jim Constable 22 S L 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 14, 1933 Jonesborough, TN, US
Al Corwin 28 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 3, 1926 Newburgh, NY, US
Alex Cosmidis 26 R R 5' 7.0" 165 Sep 22, 1928 Fayetteville, NC, US
Ray Dabek 28 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 8, 1927 Buffalo, NY, US
Guilford Dickens 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 5, 1928
Charles Fowler 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1930
Dave Garcia 34 R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 15, 1920 East St. Louis, IL, US
Billy Gardner 27 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 19, 1927 Waterford, CT, US
Dick Getter 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 28, 1928
James Graves 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1929
Gail Harris 23 L L 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 15, 1931 Abingdon, VA, US
Bobby Hogue 34 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Apr 5, 1921 Miami, FL, US
Amado Ibanez 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1925
Monte Irvin 36 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 25, 1919 Haleburg, AL, US
Willie Kirkland 21 L R 6' 1.0" 206 Feb 17, 1934 Siluria, AL, US
Alex Konikowski 27 R R 6' 1.0" 187 Jun 8, 1928 Throop, PA, US
Bob Lennon 26 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 15, 1928 Brooklyn, NY, US
Joe Margoneri 25 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 13, 1930 Somerset, PA, US
Floyd Melliere 30 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1925
Ramon Monzant 22 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Jan 4, 1933 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Ray Mueller 43 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Mar 8, 1912 Pittsburg, KS, US
Harry Nicholas 25 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 28, 1929 Valley Stream, NY, US
Ron Northey 35 L R 5' 10.0" 195 Apr 26, 1920 Mahanoy City, PA, US
Al Olsen 34 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 30, 1921 San Diego, CA, US
Lou Ortiz 32 R 6' 3.0" 200 May 14, 1923 Albuquerque, NM, US
Rance Pless 29 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 6, 1925 Greeneville, TN, US
Fred Richards 27 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 3, 1927 Warren, OH, US
Bill Rigney 37 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Jan 29, 1918 Alameda, CA, US
Eric Rodin 25 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 5, 1930 Orange, NJ, US
Carl Sawatski 27 L R 5' 10.0" 210 Nov 4, 1927 Shickshinny, PA, US
Wayne Terwilliger 30 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jun 27, 1925 Clare, MI, US
George Wilson 30 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 31, 1924 Cherryville, NC, US
Al Worthington 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 5, 1929 Birmingham, AL, US

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