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1955 Reading Indians

1955 > Class A > 1955 Eastern League
Overall: 84-53
Scored 699 runs, Allowed 548 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-53

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Reading, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954 / 1956

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 George Aitken 20 9 8
2 Frank Biskup 22 6 15
3 John Bowes 24 16 15 1 0 0 0 .067 .067 1
4 Dick Brown 20 101 352 84 12 2 18 .239 .438 154
5 Joe Camacho 27 100 375 109 16 2 7 .291 .400 150
6 Carroll Hardy 22 53 181 48 11 2 5 .265 .431 78
7 Glenn Harshbarger 25 4 10
8 Clell Hobson 24 103 363 94 14 2 2 .259 .325 118
9 Robert Johnson 29 53 164 35 6 3 4 .213 .360 59
10 Paul Jones 25 16 51 8 0 0 2 .157 .275 14
11 Gene Lary 21 13 35 7 0 0 0 .200 .200 7
12 Eugene Law 27 21 40 12 1 0 0 .300 .325 13
13 Bobby Locke 21 5 7
14 John Luthern 22 3 5
15 Roger Maris* 20 113 374 108 15 3 19 .289 .497 186
16 Pete Mesa 25 22 51 10 1 0 1 .196 .275 14
17 Billy Ray Meyer 26 5 11
18 Don Minnick 24 30 85 27 1 4 0 .318 .424 36
19 Donald Nance 22 28 59 6 1 0 0 .102 .119 7
20 Robert O'Donnell 24 77 221 58 6 3 1 .262 .330 73
21 Dan Osinski 21 2 1
22 Larry Raines 25 91 324 108 17 8 7 .333 .500 162
23 Joseph Randazzo 24 134 477 141 23 4 14 .296 .449 214
24 Raymond Seif 22 2 1
25 Wally Seward* 23 9 19
26 Bennet Smyth 25 40 24 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 3
27 Jake Striker* 21 12 20 3 0 0 0 .150 .150 3
28 Frank Tanana 22 110 359 104 19 7 13 .290 .490 176
29 Jim Tolleson 25 57 163 39 7 1 4 .239 .368 60
30 Bob Truss* 23 14 28 5 1 0 2 .179 .429 12
31 John Waters 23 127 511 149 25 8 8 .292 .419 214
32 Charles Weiss* 25 13 44 7 1 0 5 .159 .523 23
33 William Williamson* 20 41 136 30 4 2 1 .221 .301 41
33 Players 23.4 138 5132 4529 699 1206 182 51 113 631 117 523 718 .266 .340 .404 .744 1829 46 34
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 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 H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 George Aitken 20 1 1 .500 3.77 9 4 31.0 23 13 13 1 22 1.452 6.7 0.3 6.4
2 John Bowes* 24 3 4 .429 4.98 16 6 56.0 55 36 31 3 42 1.732 8.8 0.5 6.8
3 Joe Camacho? 27 0 0 1
4 Glenn Harshbarger 25 2 2 .500 3.00 4 4 30.0 29 11 10 2 10 1.300 8.7 0.6 3.0
5 Gene Lary 21 9 4 .692 4.21 13 12 92.0 84 47 43 7 39 1.337 8.2 0.7 3.8
6 Eugene Law 27 7 5 .583 2.87 21 12 113.0 110 45 36 7 19 1.142 8.8 0.6 1.5
7 Bobby Locke 21 0 2 .000 6.00 5 21.0 25 16 14 16 1.952 10.7 6.9
8 John Luthern 22 1 2 .333 3
9 Pete Mesa 25 12 6 .667 4.30 22 20 157.0 150 81 75 15 74 1.427 8.6 0.9 4.2
10 Billy Ray Meyer 26 2 2 .500 3.18 5 5 34.0 33 18 12 3 9 1.235 8.7 0.8 2.4
11 Don Minnick 24 20 4 .833 2.78 30 26 223.0 204 82 69 19 56 1.166 8.2 0.8 2.3
12 Donald Nance 22 13 8 .619 2.81 28 26 192.0 188 88 60 12 66 1.323 8.8 0.6 3.1
13 Dan Osinski 21 0 0 7.20 2 5.0 10 6 4 2 2.400 18.0 3.6
14 Raymond Seif 22 0 1 .000 2
15 Wally Seward* 23 4 3 .571 3.00 9 6 57.0 49 23 19 2 22 1.246 7.7 0.3 3.5
16 Bennet Smyth 25 6 9 .400 2.38 40 4 102.0 96 45 27 4 38 1.314 8.5 0.4 3.4
17 Jake Striker* 21 4 0 1.000 2.05 12 6 57.0 28 13 13 2 22 0.877 4.4 0.3 3.5
17 Players 23.7 84 53 .613 138 138 548

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bennet Smyth 40 0.00
Don Minnick 30 0.00
Donald Nance 28 0.00
Pete Mesa 22 0.00
Eugene Law 21 0.00
John Bowes 16 0.00
Gene Lary 13 0.00
Jake Striker 12 0.00
George Aitken 9 0.00
Wally Seward 9 0.00
Bobby Locke 5 0.00
Billy Ray Meyer 5 0.00
Glenn Harshbarger 4 0.00
John Luthern 3 0.00
Dan Osinski 2 0.00
Raymond Seif 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
George Aitken 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1935
Frank Biskup 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
John Bowes 24 R L 5' 11.0" 155 1931
Dick Brown 20 R R 6' 2.0" 176 Jan 17, 1935 Shinnston, WV, US
Joe Camacho 27 R 6' 0.0" 178 May 29, 1928
Carroll Hardy 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 18, 1933 Sturgis, SD, US
Glenn Harshbarger 25 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1930
Clell Hobson 24 R 6' 1.0" 185 1931
Robert Johnson 29 R 6' 2.0" 196 1926
Paul Jones 25 R 5' 10.0" 170 1930
Gene Lary 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 5, 1934 Northport, AL, US
Eugene Law 27 R R 5' 11.0" 182 1928
Bobby Locke 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 3, 1934 Rowes Run, PA, US
John Luthern 22 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1933
Roger Maris 20 L R 6' 0.0" 197 Sep 10, 1934 Hibbing, MN, US
Pete Mesa 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 29, 1929 Santa Monica, CA, US
Billy Ray Meyer 26 R R 6' 2.0" 212 Apr 5, 1929 Aiken County, SC, US
Don Minnick 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 14, 1931 Lynchburg, VA, US
Donald Nance 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1933
Robert O'Donnell 24 R 6' 0.0" 175 1931
Dan Osinski 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 17, 1933 Chicago, IL, US
Larry Raines 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 9, 1930 St. Albans, WV, US
Joseph Randazzo 24 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1931
Raymond Seif 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1933
Wally Seward 23 L L 6' 2.0" 170 1932
Bennet Smyth 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1930
Jake Striker 21 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 23, 1933 New Washington, OH, US
Frank Tanana 22 R 6' 2.0" 180 1933
Jim Tolleson 25 R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Bob Truss 23 L 6' 1.0" 176 1932
John Waters 23 R R 5' 11.0" 168 1932
Charles Weiss 25 L 6' 0.0" 185 1930
William Williamson 20 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1935

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