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1955 Los Angeles Angels

1955 > Class Open > 1955 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 91-81
Scored 678 runs, Allowed 659 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-84

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Bill Sweeney, Jack Warner and Bob Scheffing
Represented: Los Angeles, CA
Ballpark: Wrigley Field (Los Angeles, CA)
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 Ray Bauer 26 34 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
2 Steve Bilko 26 168 702 622 105 204 35 3 37 124 4 73 104 .328 .396 .572 .968 356 20 1 0 6
3 Jim Brosnan 25 34 85 80 7 14 3 0 1 5 0 3 22 .175 .205 .250 .455 20 2 0 2 0
4 Tommy Brown 27 24 21 20 3 5 0 0 1 3 0 1 3 .250 .286 .400 .686 8 2 0 0 0
5 Bubba Church 30 38 54 49 5 10 1 0 1 5 0 2 13 .204 .235 .286 .521 14 0 0 3 0
6 Buzz Clarkson 40 100 357 316 40 93 8 0 13 46 1 34 28 .294 .366 .443 .809 140 11 3 2 2
7 Bob Coats* 25 122 379 337 38 93 16 1 2 33 12 36 34 .276 .343 .347 .690 117 4 0 3 3
8 Hy Cohen 24 18 38 36 4 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 .278 .278 .306 .583 11 1 0 2 0
9 Lorenzo Davis 37 125 399 369 39 90 19 1 6 41 1 20 36 .244 .282 .350 .632 129 9 2 2 6 Stats for 2 teams
10 Solly Drake# 24 44 180 161 22 42 5 0 1 11 1 14 29 .261 .322 .311 .633 50 1 1 3 1
11 Don Elston 26 54 82 75 5 13 1 0 0 2 1 2 9 .173 .195 .187 .381 14 1 0 5 0
12 Jim Fanning 27 88 249 234 13 53 4 1 4 27 2 7 27 .226 .251 .303 .554 71 10 1 6 1
13 Joe Hannah 24 10 31 29 3 8 3 0 1 2 0 2 7 .276 .323 .483 .805 14 0 0 0 0
14 Bud Hardin 33 123 328 299 19 78 11 1 0 24 1 24 35 .261 .319 .304 .623 91 8 2 2 1
15 Joe Hatten 38 40 63 61 3 6 0 0 1 6 0 1 24 .098 .127 .148 .275 9 0 1 0 0
16 Dave Hillman 27 3 8 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 2 0
17 Joe Kuncl 28 19 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0 0 0
18 Al Lary 26 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
19 Turk Lown 31 64 35 32 4 7 1 0 3 9 0 1 5 .219 .242 .531 .774 17 0 0 2 0
20 Gene Mauch 29 155 665 584 93 173 37 4 8 49 22 59 38 .296 .360 .414 .774 242 14 1 17 4
21 Cal McLish# 29 37 95 86 6 11 4 0 1 4 0 4 25 .128 .167 .209 .376 18 1 0 5 0 Stats for 2 teams
22 Vern Morgan* 26 28 99 89 12 15 1 1 3 6 1 8 15 .169 .237 .303 .540 27 0 0 2 0
23 George Piktuzis 23 36 65 59 1 9 1 0 1 6 0 5 22 .153 .219 .220 .439 13 1 0 1 0
24 Johnny Pramesa 29 61 187 164 12 43 6 1 3 21 1 20 22 .262 .353 .366 .719 60 2 3 0 0
25 John Pyecha 23 10 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 1 0 0 0
26 Hal Rice* 31 142 553 493 69 129 21 0 25 78 6 47 80 .262 .324 .456 .780 225 7 0 9 4
27 Don Robertson* 24 15 41 39 3 6 1 0 1 3 1 1 12 .154 .175 .256 .431 10 0 0 1 0
28 Joe Stanka 23 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0
29 Dwight Stoddard# 24 9 10 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .300 .222 .522 2 0 0 0 0
30 Bob Talbot 28 48 214 200 26 45 5 0 3 14 4 11 21 .225 .265 .295 .560 59 2 0 3 0
31 El Tappe 28 62 187 165 12 20 3 0 0 8 0 12 13 .121 .181 .139 .320 23 4 0 10 0
32 Dick Tindall 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
33 Manuel Trabous 32 2 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
34 Bill Tremel 25 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
35 Bob Usher 30 129 432 395 37 89 12 2 10 46 8 27 45 .225 .272 .342 .614 135 8 0 6 4 Stats for 2 teams
36 Gale Wade* 26 101 435 378 67 117 20 3 8 27 23 51 54 .310 .396 .442 .838 167 5 4 1 1
37 Ed Winceniak 26 128 440 415 40 103 17 0 12 51 5 14 57 .248 .276 .376 .652 156 10 4 2 5
38 Casey Wise# 22 9 23 18 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 .167 .348 .167 .514 3 0 0 0 0
39 Bob Zick* 28 41 30 28 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .143 .172 .143 .315 4 0 0 1 0
39 Players 29.1 172 6307 5683 678 1462 223 18 143 629 93 478 782 .257 .315 .378 .694 2150 122 21 87 38
* - 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 Ray Bauer* 26 3 3 .500 3.00 34 1 0 0 42.0 42 20 14 3 12 19 1 0 2 1.286 9.0 0.6 2.6 4.1 1.58
2 Jim Brosnan 25 17 10 .630 2.38 31 31 9 3 223.0 188 61 59 15 66 133 0 0 4 1.139 7.6 0.6 2.7 5.4 2.02
3 Bubba Church 30 11 7 .611 3.66 34 14 5 2 142.2 141 65 58 18 41 67 2 0 1 1.276 8.9 1.1 2.6 4.2 1.63
4 Hy Cohen 24 5 10 .333 3.59 18 16 4 2 100.1 96 40 40 9 34 40 2 0 3 1.296 8.6 0.8 3.0 3.6 1.18
5 Don Elston 26 17 6 .739 3.06 53 22 8 2 223.2 209 84 76 19 77 146 2 0 2 1.279 8.4 0.8 3.1 5.9 1.90
6 Joe Hatten* 38 11 9 .550 3.73 39 28 11 3 188.0 214 84 78 8 65 116 3 1 5 1.484 10.2 0.4 3.1 5.6 1.78
7 Dave Hillman 27 1 1 .500 2.22 3 3 0 0 24.1 16 7 6 3 6 9 0 0 0 0.904 5.9 1.1 2.2 3.3 1.50
8 Paul Hoffmeister 26 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 0 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 13.5
9 Joe Kuncl 28 1 1 .500 3.03 19 1 0 0 35.2 35 19 12 2 11 13 1 0 0 1.290 8.8 0.5 2.8 3.3 1.18
10 Al Lary 26 0 1 .000 9.53 6 1 0 0 11.1 18 14 12 4 8 9 0 1 2 2.294 14.3 3.2 6.4 7.1 1.13
11 Turk Lown 31 12 5 .706 2.13 61 2 0 0 114.1 91 53 27 4 49 96 4 0 1 1.224 7.2 0.3 3.9 7.6 1.96
12 Cal McLish 29 17 12 .586 3.09 35 28 21 2 233.0 230 88 80 19 69 116 3 0 4 1.283 8.9 0.7 2.7 4.5 1.68 Stats for 2 teams
13 Paul Menking 26 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 27.0 9.0 0.0 0.0
14 George Piktuzis* 23 7 13 .350 3.70 34 31 6 2 182.2 180 82 75 12 94 152 7 1 4 1.500 8.9 0.6 4.6 7.5 1.62
15 John Pyecha 23 0 3 .000 4.10 10 4 1 0 37.1 38 28 17 4 19 10 1 0 1 1.527 9.2 1.0 4.6 2.4 0.53
16 Joe Stanka 23 0 0 9.00 2 1 0 0 4.0 8 4 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 2.500 18.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.00
17 Dwight Stoddard 24 2 2 .500 4.20 9 4 1 0 30.0 32 20 14 4 5 7 0 0 1 1.233 9.6 1.2 1.5 2.1 1.40
18 Bill Tremel 25 1 0 1.000 7.27 6 0 0 0 8.2 17 11 7 1 3 7 0 0 1 2.308 17.7 1.0 3.1 7.3 2.33
19 Bob Zick 28 2 7 .222 5.01 40 10 1 0 106.0 100 59 59 12 49 42 4 0 6 1.406 8.5 1.0 4.2 3.6 0.86
19 Players 28.0 91 81 .529 172 172 659
* - 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
Jim Fanning 82 351 42 6 5 .985 4.79 3 19
El Tappe 62 336 22 4 5 .989 5.77 3 10
Johnny Pramesa 44 242 26 5 8 .982 6.09 0 11
Joe Hannah 10 50 4 1 0 .982 5.40 1 2
Manuel Trabous 1 12 0 0 0 1.000 12.00 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Bilko 168 1266 151 18 127 .987 8.43
Lorenzo Davis 9 66 4 0 5 1.000 7.78 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Mauch 149 433 366 18 103 .978 5.36
Bud Hardin 15 33 31 0 7 1.000 4.27
Lorenzo Davis 9 15 22 2 1 .949 4.11 Stats for 2 teams
Casey Wise 8 11 11 2 3 .917 2.75

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buzz Clarkson 90 54 146 6 12 .971 2.22
Lorenzo Davis 52 40 74 6 10 .950 2.19 Stats for 2 teams
Bud Hardin 42 14 37 1 9 .981 1.21
Vern Morgan 24 22 39 6 3 .910 2.54
Tommy Brown 6 3 0 1 0 .750 0.50
Gene Mauch 5 3 9 0 0 1.000 2.40

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Winceniak 117 201 329 21 70 .962 4.53
Bud Hardin 59 98 155 10 28 .962 4.29

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hal Rice 134 261 15 7 5 .975 2.06
Bob Usher 115 210 14 7 6 .970 1.95 Stats for 2 teams
Gale Wade 100 261 8 2 2 .993 2.69
Bob Coats 88 156 4 1 0 .994 1.82
Bob Talbot 48 131 6 0 1 1.000 2.85
Solly Drake 41 76 3 4 2 .952 1.93
Lorenzo Davis 28 45 4 2 0 .961 1.75 Stats for 2 teams
Don Robertson 12 20 0 0 0 1.000 1.67
Tommy Brown 4 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Turk Lown 61 4 16 2 5 .909 0.33
Don Elston 53 28 42 6 4 .921 1.32
Bob Zick 40 18 24 4 2 .913 1.05
Joe Hatten 39 16 30 2 2 .958 1.18
Cal McLish 35 13 39 1 6 .981 1.49 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Bauer 34 1 11 0 0 1.000 0.35
Bubba Church 34 13 32 2 4 .957 1.32
George Piktuzis 34 8 17 0 1 1.000 0.74
Jim Brosnan 31 17 50 3 4 .957 2.16
Joe Kuncl 19 3 7 2 1 .833 0.53
Hy Cohen 18 10 7 1 0 .944 0.94
John Pyecha 10 4 7 1 0 .917 1.10
Dwight Stoddard 9 3 4 1 0 .875 0.78
Al Lary 6 2 1 1 0 .750 0.50
Bill Tremel 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dave Hillman 3 1 5 0 0 1.000 2.00
Joe Stanka 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Paul Hoffmeister 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Paul Menking 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ray Bauer 26 R L 6' 3.0" 170 Jul 9, 1928 Roosevelt, NY, US
Steve Bilko 26 R R 6' 1.0" 230 Nov 13, 1928 Nanticoke, PA, US
Jim Brosnan 25 R R 6' 4.0" 197 Oct 24, 1929 Cincinnati, OH, US
Tommy Brown 27 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 6, 1927 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bubba Church 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 12, 1924 Birmingham, AL, US
Buzz Clarkson 40 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Mar 13, 1915 Hopkins, SC, US
Bob Coats 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 24, 1929 Woodlawn, IL, US
Hy Cohen 24 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Jan 29, 1931 Brooklyn, NY, US
Lorenzo Davis 37 R R 6' 3.0" 188 Jul 3, 1917 Piper, AL, US
Solly Drake 24 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 23, 1930 Little Rock, AR, US
Don Elston 26 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Apr 6, 1929 Campbellstown, OH, US
Jim Fanning 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 14, 1927 Chicago, IL, US
Joe Hannah 24 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Feb 1, 1931 Marshfield, MO, US
Bud Hardin 33 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 14, 1922 Shelby, NC, US
Joe Hatten 38 R L 6' 0.0" 176 Nov 7, 1916 Bancroft, IA, US
Dave Hillman 27 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Sep 14, 1927 Dungannon, VA, US
Paul Hoffmeister 26 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Dec 23, 1928 East Chicago, IL, US
Joe Kuncl 28 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 6, 1927 Prague, NE, US
Al Lary 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 26, 1928 Northport, AL, US
Turk Lown 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 30, 1924 Brooklyn, NY, US
Gene Mauch 29 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 18, 1925 Salina, KS, US
Cal McLish 29 S R 6' 0.0" 179 Dec 1, 1925 Anadarko, OK, US
Paul Menking 26 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Feb 26, 1929 Arlington, NE, US
Vern Morgan 26 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 8, 1928 Emporia, VA, US
George Piktuzis 23 R L 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 3, 1932 Chicago, IL, US
Johnny Pramesa 29 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 28, 1925 Barton, OH, US
John Pyecha 23 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 25, 1931 Aliquippa, PA, US
Hal Rice 31 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 11, 1924 Morganette, WV, US
Don Robertson 24 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Oct 15, 1930 Harvey, IL, US
Joe Stanka 23 R R 6' 6.0" 201 Jul 23, 1931 Hammon, OK, US
Dwight Stoddard 24 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 1, 1931 Detroit, MI, US
Bob Talbot 28 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 6, 1927 Visalia, CA, US
El Tappe 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 21, 1927 Quincy, IL, US
Dick Tindall 22 R 6' 2.0" 225 Dec 1, 1932 Trenton, NJ, US
Manuel Trabous 32 R 5' 10.0" 190 Jul 6, 1922 Santurce, PR
Bill Tremel 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 4, 1929 Lilly, PA, US
Bob Usher 30 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 1, 1925 San Diego, CA, US
Gale Wade 26 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 20, 1929 Hollister, MO, US
Ed Winceniak 26 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Apr 16, 1929 Chicago, IL, US
Casey Wise 22 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 8, 1932 Lafayette, IN, US
Bob Zick 28 L R 6' 0.0" 168 Apr 26, 1927 Chicago, IL, US

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