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1955 Nashville Volunteers

1955 > Class AA > 1955 Southern Association
Overall: 77-74
Scored 820 runs, Allowed 763 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-71

Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs-NL
Manager: Joe Schultz
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Sulphur Dell (II) (Nashville , TN)
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 Tom Acker 25 34 55 6 1 0 0 .109 .127 7
2 Ultus Alvarez 22 6 9 1 0 1 0 .111 .333 3
3 James Atkins* 34 7 17
4 Earl Averill 23 62 198 59 13 0 8 .298 .485 96
5 Frank Baldwin 26 101 281 65 8 0 3 .231 .292 82 Stats for 2 teams
6 Ralph Birkofer 21 30 43 11 0 0 0 .256 .256 11
7 Frank Biscan* 35 4 4
8 Rick Botelho* 20 1 3
9 Tommy Brown 27 94 314 94 24 1 6 .299 .439 138
10 Neil Chrisley* 23 120 460 147 37 6 21 .320 .563 259
11 Jerry Dean 25 5 2
12 Walter Derucki 29 5 18
13 Larry DiPippo* 25 93 322 89 19 0 5 .276 .382 123
14 Dutch Dotterer 23 111 312 69 15 0 10 .221 .365 114 Stats for 2 teams
15 Benjamin Downs* 25 145 526 179 39 3 12 .340 .494 260
16 Bobby Durnbaugh 22 111 398 112 17 1 0 .281 .329 131
17 Ross Grimsley* 33 4 4
18 Don Gross* 24 34 39 5 2 0 0 .128 .179 7
19 Clint Hartung 32 25 41 10 1 1 3 .244 .537 22
20 Bob Hazle* 24 150 601 189 32 4 29 .314 .526 316
21 Cal Howe* 30 40 18 6 0 0 0 .333 .333 6
22 Jerry Jacobs 23 56 219 59 12 1 8 .269 .443 97
23 Roy Jarvis 29 41 95 23 6 0 7 .242 .526 50
24 Vernon Kilburg 22 8 6
25 Jerry Lane 29 39 65 7 2 0 0 .108 .138 9
26 Pete Mallory -- 6 1
27 Jim Melton# 26 16 28 3 0 0 0 .107 .107 3
28 Roy Pardue 23 40 80 10 2 0 0 .125 .150 12
29 William Raehse* 27 11 32 7 2 0 1 .219 .375 12
30 Cliff Ross* 26 18 10 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 2
31 Keith Schmidt 26 2 9
32 Frederick Sherkel* 24 5 1 Stats for 2 teams
33 Harold Stamey* 27 46 90 20 4 0 4 .222 .400 36
34 Larry Taylor 25 110 309 72 7 2 0 .233 .269 83
35 Bill Upton 26 15 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
36 Jack Walters 24 39 49 6 0 0 0 .122 .122 6
37 Charles Williams 27 141 573 211 44 5 10 .368 .515 295
38 Earl York* 28 25 87 21 1 0 1 .241 .287 25
39 Jerry Zuvela* 26 22 70 20 3 1 2 .286 .443 31
39 Players 24.9 152 5900 5109 820 1448 275 26 123 748 35 666 768 .283 .363 .420 .783 2144 133 80 45
* - 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 Tom Acker 25 11 8 .579 3.26 34 25 174.0 166 79 63 8 88 1.460 8.6 0.4 4.6
2 James Atkins 34 2 3 .400 6
3 John Bebber 32 0 0 2
4 Ralph Birkofer 21 4 8 .333 4.81 30 16 118.0 137 76 63 15 51 1.593 10.4 1.1 3.9
5 Frank Biscan* 35 1 0 1.000 4
6 Rick Botelho* 20 0 1 .000 1
7 George Condrick 29 0 1 .000 5
8 Jerry Dean* 25 0 1 .000 5
9 Ross Grimsley* 33 0 0 4
10 Don Gross* 24 8 2 .800 3.69 32 13 127.0 125 57 52 9 45 1.339 8.9 0.6 3.2
11 Clint Hartung 32 2 0 1.000 5
12 Cal Howe* 30 7 4 .636 4.43 40 0 69.0 75 38 34 5 36 1.609 9.8 0.7 4.7
13 Vernon Kilburg 22 1 3 .250 8
14 Jerry Lane 29 10 11 .476 3.92 35 24 179.0 210 103 78 16 49 1.447 10.6 0.8 2.5
15 Pete Mallory -- 0 1 .000 7
16 Jim Melton 26 3 7 .300 4.87 14 11 85.0 89 48 46 16 21 1.294 9.4 1.7 2.2
17 Roy Pardue 23 17 10 .630 4.34 40 27 222.0 263 124 107 14 69 1.495 10.7 0.6 2.8
18 Cliff Ross* 26 3 4 .429 7.33 15 7 43.0 51 42 35 5 35 2.000 10.7 1.0 7.3
19 Frederick Sherkel* 24 0 0 5 Stats for 2 teams
20 Bill Upton 26 3 1 .750 5.57 15 0 21.0 26 17 13 2 13 1.857 11.1 0.9 5.6
21 Jack Walters 24 4 10 .286 4.96 36 16 127.0 154 75 70 15 69 1.756 10.9 1.1 4.9
21 Players 25.5 77 74 .510 152 152 763
* - 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
Cal Howe 40 0.00
Roy Pardue 40 0.00
Jack Walters 36 0.00
Jerry Lane 35 0.00
Tom Acker 34 0.00
Don Gross 32 0.00
Ralph Birkofer 30 0.00
Cliff Ross 15 0.00
Bill Upton 15 0.00
Jim Melton 14 0.00
Vernon Kilburg 8 0.00
Pete Mallory 7 0.00
James Atkins 6 0.00
George Condrick 5 0.00
Jerry Dean 5 0.00
Frederick Sherkel 5 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Biscan 4 0.00
Ross Grimsley 4 0.00
John Bebber 2 0.00
Rick Botelho 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tom Acker 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Mar 7, 1930 Paterson, NJ, US
Ultus Alvarez 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 2, 1933 Cumanayagua, CU
James Atkins 34 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 10, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Earl Averill 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 9, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
Frank Baldwin 26 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 25, 1928 High Bridge, NJ, US
John Bebber 32 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Jun 25, 1923 Chicago, IL, US
Ralph Birkofer 21 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 6, 1934 Cincinnati, OH, US
Frank Biscan 35 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 13, 1920 Mount Olive, IL, US
Rick Botelho 20 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 4, 1934 Oakland, CA, US
Tommy Brown 27 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Dec 6, 1927 Brooklyn, NY, US
Neil Chrisley 23 L R 6' 3.0" 187 Dec 16, 1931 Calhoun Falls, SC, US
George Condrick 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1926
Jerry Dean 25 R L 6' 1.0" 190 1930
Walter Derucki 29 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1926
Larry DiPippo 25 L L 5' 11.0" 175 May 24, 1930 Brooklyn, NY, US
Dutch Dotterer 23 R R 6' 0.0" 209 Nov 11, 1931 Syracuse, NY, US
Benjamin Downs 25 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 13, 1929 Highland Park, MI, US
Bobby Durnbaugh 22 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 15, 1933 Dayton, OH, US
Ross Grimsley 33 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 4, 1922 Americus, KS, US
Don Gross 24 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Jun 30, 1931 Weidman, MI, US
Clint Hartung 32 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 10, 1922 Hondo, TX, US
Bob Hazle 24 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1930 Laurens, SC, US
Cal Howe 30 L L 6' 3.0" 230 Nov 27, 1924 Rock Falls, IL, US
Jerry Jacobs 23 R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 8, 1931 Chicago, IL, US
Roy Jarvis 29 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 7, 1926 Shawnee, OK, US
Vernon Kilburg 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1933
Jerry Lane 29 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Feb 7, 1926 Ashland, NY, US
Pete Mallory -- R R 6' 2.0" 185 Unknown
Jim Melton 26 S R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 13, 1928 Kemah, TX, US
Jim Moore 24 R 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 26, 1931 Salem, OR, US
Roy Pardue 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1932
William Raehse 27 L L 6' 3.0" 175 1928
Cliff Ross 26 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Aug 3, 1928 Philadelphia, PA, US
Keith Schmidt 26 R 6' 0.0" 190 1929
Frederick Sherkel 24 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Jan 26, 1931
Harold Stamey 27 L 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 3, 1928
Larry Taylor 25 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1930
Bill Upton 26 R R 6' 0.0" 167 Jun 18, 1929 Esther, MO, US
Jack Walters 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Charles Williams 27 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 12, 1928 Dyersburg, TN, US
Earl York 28 L 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 20, 1926 Dallas, TX, US
Jerry Zuvela 26 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 21, 1928 San Pedro, CA, US

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