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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
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 Ken Beardslee 24 15 6 1 0 0 1 .167 .667 4
2 David Benedict* 25 33 46 8 0 0 0 .174 .174 8
3 Ralph Brown* 34 111 370 115 16 6 11 .311 .476 176
4 Leon Carter 24 116 459 128 14 2 7 .279 .364 167
5 Al Cicotte 25 25 15 2 1 0 0 .133 .200 3
6 Jim Coates 22 4 2
7 Robert Deakin* 21 5 15
8 James DePalo 23 45 31 10 1 0 0 .323 .355 11
9 Grant Dunlap 31 47 119 37 3 2 3 .311 .445 53
10 John Gabler# 24 34 57 10 2 0 1 .175 .263 15
11 Guy Grasso 23 4 5
12 Hal Grote 24 105 279 67 17 4 4 .240 .373 104
13 Tom Hamilton* 29 137 519 151 21 3 17 .291 .441 229
14 Gene Hassell* 27 143 529 162 10 2 0 .306 .333 176
15 James Kite* 23 21 50 13 3 0 0 .260 .320 16
16 Jerry Lumpe* 22 151 614 185 24 8 1 .301 .371 228
17 Fred Marolewski 26 3 12
18 Bob Martyn* 24 153 591 188 26 10 12 .318 .457 270
19 Jack McMahan 22 46 30 7 0 0 0 .233 .233 7
20 Bob Meisner* 20 28 99 21 2 5 2 .212 .394 39
21 Cal Neeman 26 122 412 121 17 6 4 .294 .393 162
22 James O'Reilly* 20 33 44 6 1 0 0 .136 .159 7
23 Thomas Page 25 10 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
24 Al Pilarcik* 24 129 418 108 24 4 10 .258 .407 170
25 Jim Post* 29 6 1
26 George Prigge 25 71 125 37 10 0 3 .296 .448 56
27 Jim Russell* 23 14 28 3 0 1 1 .107 .286 8
28 Emil Tellinger 26 13 44 9 1 2 0 .205 .318 14
29 Ralph Terry 19 15 33 8 1 0 0 .242 .273 9
30 Moe Thacker 21 63 164 39 8 1 3 .238 .354 58
31 John Wingo* 27 34 77 18 4 0 0 .234 .286 22
31 Players 25.4 154 5921 5198 784 1459 208 56 80 711 48 589 630 .281 .351 .388 .739 2019 99 84 50
* - 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 Ken Beardslee 24 3 1 .750 6.43 15 2 35.0 40 27 25 3 22 1.771 10.3 0.8 5.7
2 David Benedict* 25 8 5 .615 4.09 32 18 132.0 139 69 60 6 78 1.644 9.5 0.4 5.3
3 Al Cicotte 25 4 3 .571 4.65 25 6 62.0 55 37 32 3 47 1.645 8.0 0.4 6.8
4 Jim Coates 22 1 0 1.000 11.25 4 0 4.0 5 6 5 3 2.000 11.2 6.8
5 Herbert Davis* 27 0 1 .000 1
6 James DePalo 23 9 3 .750 3.00 45 3 114.0 93 51 38 3 54 1.289 7.3 0.2 4.3
7 John Gabler 24 8 11 .421 4.55 33 26 182.0 188 105 92 19 99 1.577 9.3 0.9 4.9
8 Guy Grasso 23 0 1 .000 4
9 James Kite* 23 8 8 .500 2.72 21 17 129.0 114 52 39 10 46 1.240 8.0 0.7 3.2
10 Jack McMahan* 22 11 5 .688 2.62 46 1 110.0 94 41 32 2 50 1.309 7.7 0.2 4.1
11 James O'Reilly* 20 8 8 .500 3.70 33 16 141.0 139 63 58 16 66 1.454 8.9 1.0 4.2
12 Thomas Page 25 1 0 1.000 3.68 10 0 22.0 17 10 9 0 16 1.500 7.0 0.0 6.5
13 Jim Post* 29 0 1 .000 6
14 Jim Russell* 23 5 4 .556 2.92 14 13 74.0 73 33 24 6 36 1.473 8.9 0.7 4.4
15 Ralph Terry 19 7 4 .636 3.25 15 13 83.0 76 35 30 5 25 1.217 8.2 0.5 2.7
16 John Wingo 27 15 10 .600 3.06 34 33 215.0 189 99 73 19 123 1.451 7.9 0.8 5.1
16 Players 23.5 88 65 .575 154 154 658
* - 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
Jack McMahan 46 0.00
James DePalo 45 0.00
John Wingo 34 0.00
John Gabler 33 0.00
James O'Reilly 33 0.00
David Benedict 32 0.00
Al Cicotte 25 0.00
James Kite 21 0.00
Ken Beardslee 15 0.00
Ralph Terry 15 0.00
Jim Russell 14 0.00
Thomas Page 10 0.00
Jim Post 6 0.00
Jim Coates 4 0.00
Guy Grasso 4 0.00
Herbert Davis 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ken Beardslee 24 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Dec 7, 1930 Woodville, MI, US
David Benedict 25 L L 6' 3.0" 200 1930
Ralph Brown 34 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 1, 1921 Lafayette, GA, US
Leon Carter 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1931
Al Cicotte 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 23, 1929 Melvindale, MI, US
Jim Coates 22 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Aug 4, 1932 Farnham, VA, US
Herbert Davis 27 L L 6' 3.0" 215 1928
Robert Deakin 21 L R 5' 8.0" 165 1934
James DePalo 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1932
Grant Dunlap 31 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Dec 20, 1923 Stockton, CA, US
John Gabler 24 S R 6' 2.0" 165 Oct 2, 1930 Kansas City, MO, US
Guy Grasso 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1932
Hal Grote 24 R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 25, 1930 Cincinnati, OH, US
Tom Hamilton 29 L R 6' 4.0" 213 Sep 29, 1925 Altoona, KS, US
Gene Hassell 27 L R 5' 8.0" 155 Jun 15, 1928 Rivermines, MO, US
James Kite 23 L L 5' 11.0" 178 1932
Jerry Lumpe 22 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 2, 1933 Lincoln, MO, US
Fred Marolewski 26 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 6, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Bob Martyn 24 L R 6' 0.0" 176 Aug 15, 1930 Weiser, ID, US
Jack McMahan 22 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 25, 1932 Hot Springs, AR, US
Bob Meisner 20 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 26, 1935
Cal Neeman 26 R R 6' 1.0" 192 Feb 18, 1929 Valmeyer, IL, US
James O'Reilly 20 L L 6' 3.0" 188 Jul 20, 1934 St. Louis, MO, US
Thomas Page 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1930
Al Pilarcik 24 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 3, 1930 Whiting, IN, US
Jim Post 29 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 2, 1926
George Prigge 25 R 6' 2.0" 190 1930
Jim Russell 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 25, 1931 Los Angeles, Ca, US
Emil Tellinger 26 R 6' 4.0" 230 1929
Ralph Terry 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 9, 1936 Big Cabin, OK, US
Moe Thacker 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 May 21, 1934 Louisville, KY, US
John Wingo 27 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 7, 1927 Detroit, MI, US

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