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1955 Birmingham Barons

1955 > Class AA > 1955 Southern Association
Overall: 88-65
Scored 784 runs, Allowed 658 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-64

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Phil Page
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954 / 1956

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Ken Beardslee241561001.167.6674
2David Benedict*2533468000.174.1748
3Ralph Brown*3411137011516611.311.476176
4Leon Carter241164591281427.279.364167
5Al Cicotte2525152100.133.2003
6Jim Coates2242
7Robert Deakin*21515
8James DePalo23453110100.323.35511
9Grant Dunlap314711937323.311.44553
10John Gabler#24345710201.175.26315
11Guy Grasso2345
12Hal Grote24105279671744.240.373104
13Tom Hamilton*2913751915121317.291.441229
14Gene Hassell*271435291621020.306.333176
15James Kite*23215013300.260.32016
16Jerry Lumpe*221516141852481.301.371228
17Fred Marolewski26312
18Bob Martyn*24153591188261012.318.457270
19Jack McMahan2246307000.233.2337
20Bob Meisner*20289921252.212.39439
21Cal Neeman261224121211764.294.393162
22James O'Reilly*2033446100.136.1597
23Thomas Page251040000.000.0000
24Al Pilarcik*2412941810824410.258.407170
25Jim Post*2961
26George Prigge2571125371003.296.44856
27Jim Russell*2314283011.107.2868
28Emil Tellinger2613449120.205.31814
29Ralph Terry1915338100.242.2739
30Moe Thacker216316439813.238.35458
31John Wingo*27347718400.234.28622
31 Players25.4154592151987841459208568071148589630.281.351.388.7392019998450
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Ken Beardslee2431.7506.4315235.04027253221.77110.30.85.7
2David Benedict*2585.6154.093218132.013969606781.6449.50.45.3
3Al Cicotte2543.5714.6525662.05537323471.6458.00.46.8
4Jim Coates22101.00011.25404.056532.00011.26.8
5Herbert Davis*2701.0001
6James DePalo2393.7503.00453114.09351383541.2897.30.24.3
7John Gabler24811.4214.553326182.01881059219991.5779.30.94.9
8Guy Grasso2301.0004
9James Kite*2388.5002.722117129.0114523910461.2408.00.73.2
10Jack McMahan*22115.6882.62461110.09441322501.3097.70.24.1
11James O'Reilly*2088.5003.703316141.0139635816661.4548.91.04.2
12Thomas Page25101.0003.6810022.0171090161.5007.00.06.5
13Jim Post*2901.0006
14Jim Russell*2354.5562.92141374.07333246361.4738.90.74.4
15Ralph Terry1974.6363.25151383.07635305251.2178.20.52.7
16John Wingo271510.6003.063433215.01899973191231.4517.90.85.1
16 Players23.58865.575154154658
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jack McMahan460.00
James DePalo450.00
John Wingo340.00
John Gabler330.00
James O'Reilly330.00
David Benedict320.00
Al Cicotte250.00
James Kite210.00
Ken Beardslee150.00
Ralph Terry150.00
Jim Russell140.00
Thomas Page100.00
Jim Post60.00
Jim Coates40.00
Guy Grasso40.00
Herbert Davis10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Ken Beardslee24RR6' 1.0"165Dec 7, 1930Woodville, MI, US
David Benedict25LL6' 3.0"2001930
Ralph Brown34LL6' 0.0"170Jun 1, 1921Lafayette, GA, US
Leon Carter24RR5' 11.0"1801931
Al Cicotte25RR6' 3.0"185Dec 23, 1929Melvindale, MI, US
Jim Coates22RR6' 4.0"192Aug 4, 1932Farnham, VA, US
Herbert Davis27LL6' 3.0"2151928
Robert Deakin21LR5' 8.0"1651934
James DePalo23RR6' 2.0"1951932
Grant Dunlap31RR6' 2.0"180Dec 20, 1923Stockton, CA, US
John Gabler24SR6' 2.0"165Oct 2, 1930Kansas City, MO, US
Guy Grasso23RR6' 2.0"1951932
Hal Grote24R6' 3.0"205Sep 25, 1930Cincinnati, OH, US
Tom Hamilton29LR6' 4.0"213Sep 29, 1925Altoona, KS, US
Gene Hassell27LR5' 8.0"155Jun 15, 1928Rivermines, MO, US
James Kite23LL5' 11.0"1781932
Jerry Lumpe22LR6' 2.0"185Jun 2, 1933Lincoln, MO, US
Fred Marolewski26RR6' 2.0"205Oct 6, 1928Chicago, IL, US
Bob Martyn24LR6' 0.0"176Aug 15, 1930Weiser, ID, US
Jack McMahan22RL6' 0.0"175Jul 25, 1932Hot Springs, AR, US
Bob Meisner20LR6' 1.0"175Jan 26, 1935
Cal Neeman26RR6' 1.0"192Feb 18, 1929Valmeyer, IL, US
James O'Reilly20LL6' 3.0"188Jul 20, 1934St. Louis, MO, US
Thomas Page25RR6' 0.0"1851930
Al Pilarcik24LL5' 10.0"180Jul 3, 1930Whiting, IN, US
Jim Post29LL5' 11.0"170Feb 2, 1926
George Prigge25R6' 2.0"1901930
Jim Russell23LL5' 11.0"175Dec 25, 1931Los Angeles, Ca, US
Emil Tellinger26R6' 4.0"2301929
Ralph Terry19RR6' 3.0"195Jan 9, 1936Big Cabin, OK, US
Moe Thacker21RR6' 3.0"205May 21, 1934Louisville, KY, US
John Wingo27LR6' 2.0"195Aug 7, 1927Detroit, MI, US

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