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1955 Waco Pirates

1955 > Class B > 1955 Big State League
Overall: 74-69

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Stan Wentzel
Represented: Waco, TX
Ballpark: n/a
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 Charlie Beene 21 6 10
2 Leon Beran 23 4 1
3 Jack Brown 22 15 32 7 2 0 0 .219 .281 9
4 Lloyd Carden 30 29 28 6 1 0 0 .214 .250 7
5 Hermenio Cortes 21 141 546 171 38 5 20 .313 .511 279
6 Joe Duhem 23 135 515 167 33 5 13 .324 .483 249
7 Jim Dunn 24 9 12
8 Howie Goss 20 19 67 17 3 3 2 .254 .478 32
9 Ronald Gray* 20 2 3
10 Bert Haysom 21 23 22 3 1 0 0 .136 .182 4
11 Al Jackson* 19 18 48 9 1 1 2 .188 .375 18
12 Bill Jackson 20 64 195 41 6 1 11 .210 .421 82
13 Delbert Johnston 21 6 19
14 Ernest Leslie 24 31 125 29 3 0 0 .232 .256 32
15 Cleo Lewright 27 25 42 4 1 0 0 .095 .119 5
16 Leonard Lindborg 19 54 185 52 5 0 10 .281 .470 87
17 John McGrath 24 11 10 3 0 0 0 .300 .300 3
18 James Mehan 25 30 68 18 5 1 1 .265 .412 28
19 Kenneth Meyer* 22 22 35 8 1 1 1 .229 .400 14
20 Sammy Miley* 24 97 358 119 20 2 2 .332 .416 149
21 Ron Necciai 23 2 5
22 Stanley Patchell 24 12 11 4 1 0 0 .364 .455 5
23 William Phillips 24 83 280 66 10 2 5 .236 .339 95
24 Oscar Rodriguez 24 134 505 162 35 8 4 .321 .446 225
25 Don Rowe* 19 52 113 33 9 0 1 .292 .398 45
26 Ramon Salgado 26 7 5
27 Roberto Sanchez 21 115 415 103 21 7 8 .248 .390 162
28 James Scarth 22 23 73 13 3 1 1 .178 .288 21
29 Richard Schroyer 20 9 14
30 Joseph Stelmack 27 12 14 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Thomas Stricklin 21 1 1
32 Robert Swanson 24 2 2
33 Thomas Taylor* 22 22 46 8 0 1 0 .174 .217 10
34 Ken Toothman* 20 112 429 126 22 3 9 .294 .422 181
35 Dutch Van Burkleo* 21 35 124 34 6 0 9 .274 .540 67
36 Fred Waters* 28 15 22 10 0 2 0 .455 .636 14
37 Stan Wentzel 38 123 435 132 21 1 26 .303 .536 233
37 Players 23.5 143 5415 4792 782 1349 249 43 127 700 55 498 807 .282 .346 .431 .777 2065 77 48
* - 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 Charlie Beene 21 0 3 .000 6
2 Leon Beran 23 0 0 4
3 Jack Brown 22 8 3 .727 2.40 11 10 75.0 54 28 20 2 35 1.187 6.5 0.2 4.2
4 Lloyd Carden* 30 5 6 .455 2.79 29 5 84.0 90 43 26 4 41 1.560 9.6 0.4 4.4
5 Jim Dunn 24 0 2 .000 9
6 Ronald Gray* 20 0 1 .000 2
7 Bert Haysom 21 1 3 .250 4.87 23 2 61.0 55 38 33 6 46 1.656 8.1 0.9 6.8
8 Al Jackson* 19 8 5 .615 2.79 15 15 116.0 102 42 36 4 65 1.440 7.9 0.3 5.0
9 Cleo Lewright 27 8 10 .444 3.93 25 20 135.0 118 73 59 17 81 1.474 7.9 1.1 5.4
10 John McGrath 24 1 0 1.000 10
11 James Mehan 25 16 7 .696 4.14 27 23 187.0 176 98 86 27 72 1.326 8.5 1.3 3.5
12 Ron Necciai 23 1 0 1.000 2
13 Stanley Patchell 24 1 0 1.000 12
14 Don Rowe* 19 15 17 .469 4.04 38 33 256.0 260 144 115 24 139 1.559 9.1 0.8 4.9
15 Ramon Salgado 26 1 2 .333 7
16 James Scarth? 22 0 0 1
17 Richard Schroyer 20 2 4 .333 7.43 9 9 46.0 47 39 38 10 30 1.674 9.2 2.0 5.9
18 Joseph Stelmack 27 1 3 .250 12
19 Thomas Stricklin 21 1 0 1.000 1
20 Robert Swanson 24 0 2 .000 2
21 Fred Waters* 28 4 1 .800 10
21 Players 23.3 74 69 .517 143 143
* - 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
Don Rowe 38 0.00
Lloyd Carden 29 0.00
James Mehan 27 0.00
Cleo Lewright 25 0.00
Bert Haysom 23 0.00
Al Jackson 15 0.00
Stanley Patchell 12 0.00
Joseph Stelmack 12 0.00
Jack Brown 11 0.00
John McGrath 10 0.00
Fred Waters 10 0.00
Jim Dunn 9 0.00
Richard Schroyer 9 0.00
Ramon Salgado 7 0.00
Charlie Beene 6 0.00
Leon Beran 4 0.00
Ronald Gray 2 0.00
Ron Necciai 2 0.00
Robert Swanson 2 0.00
Thomas Stricklin 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Charlie Beene 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 4, 1933 Bixby, OK, US
Leon Beran 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1932
Jack Brown 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 7, 1933 Elizabeth, PA, US
Lloyd Carden 30 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 19, 1925 Manchester, TN, US
Hermenio Cortes 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1934
Joe Duhem 23 R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 14, 1931
Jim Dunn 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 25, 1931 Valdosta, GA, US
Howie Goss 20 R R 6' 4.0" 204 Nov 1, 1934 Wewoka, OK, US
Ronald Gray 20 L L 6' 0.0" 160 1935
Bert Haysom 21 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Aug 31, 1933 Santa Ana, CA, US
Al Jackson 19 L L 5' 10.0" 169 Dec 26, 1935 Waco, TX, US
Bill Jackson 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 3, 1934 Pocatello, ID, US
Delbert Johnston 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 22, 1933 Salina, KS, US
Ernest Leslie 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 12, 1931 Kansas City, MO, US
Cleo Lewright 27 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Nov 4, 1927 Kirkwood, MO, US
Leonard Lindborg 19 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 2, 1935 Compton, CA, US
John McGrath 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1931
James Mehan 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1930
Kenneth Meyer 22 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 31, 1933 Silver Creek, NE, US
Sammy Miley 24 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 8, 1931 Newton, MS, US
Ron Necciai 23 R R 6' 5.0" 185 Jun 18, 1932 Gallatin, PA, US
Stanley Patchell 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1931
William Phillips 24 R 6' 1.0" 195 1931
Oscar Rodriguez 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 28, 1931 Cabo Rojo, PR
Don Rowe 19 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 3, 1936 Brawley, CA, US
Ramon Salgado 26 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1929
Roberto Sanchez 21 R R 5' 6.0" 160 Jan 31, 1934 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU
James Scarth 22 R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Richard Schroyer 20 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 9, 1934 San Rafael, CA, US
Joseph Stelmack 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1928
Thomas Stricklin 21 R R 5' 11.0" 164 1934
Robert Swanson 24 R R 6' 6.0" 215 Sep 11, 1930 Providence, RI, US
Thomas Taylor 22 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 4, 1932 Waco, TX, US
Ken Toothman 20 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Apr 6, 1935 Fort Dodge, IA, US
Dutch Van Burkleo 21 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 27, 1934 Glendale, CA, US
Fred Waters 28 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 2, 1927 Benton, MS, US
Stan Wentzel 38 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 13, 1917 Lorane, PA, US

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