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1955 Rochester Red Wings

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 International League
Overall: 76-77
Scored 704 runs, Allowed 709 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-77

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Harry Walker, Dixie Walker and Lou Kahn
Represented: Rochester, NY
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 Ralph Beard 26 24 21 17 2 3 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 .176 .222 .235 .458 4 1 3 0
2 Vern Benson* 30 125 419 344 54 78 10 3 14 45 0 70 59 .227 .360 .395 .755 136 2 2 1
3 Gary Blaylock 23 25 36 32 3 3 0 0 0 3 1 2 16 .094 .147 .094 .241 3 0 2 0
4 Jackie Brandt 21 151 649 587 98 179 38 12 12 70 24 46 72 .305 .354 .472 .826 277 4 3 9
5 Nelson Burbrink 33 35 123 110 14 27 3 1 0 13 2 13 13 .245 .325 .291 .616 32 0 0 0
6 Tom Burgess* 27 85 341 309 52 88 12 3 10 50 5 26 29 .285 .346 .440 .786 136 4 0 2
7 Allie Clark 32 130 474 415 67 128 21 1 23 84 1 49 32 .308 .381 .530 .911 220 3 2 5
8 Joe Cunningham* 23 136 536 444 79 122 20 4 10 70 1 82 56 .275 .386 .405 .792 180 2 3 5
9 Cot Deal# 32 61 77 65 2 15 2 0 0 2 1 12 14 .231 .351 .262 .612 17 0 0 0
10 Jack Faszholz 28 35 76 70 5 14 0 0 0 4 0 2 20 .200 .233 .200 .433 14 1 3 0
11 Mel Heim* 25 38 46 43 4 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 .209 .205 .209 .414 9 0 2 1
12 Tony Jacobs# 29 57 31 27 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 10 .148 .207 .148 .355 4 0 2 0
13 Stan Jok 29 133 534 455 78 132 19 8 16 84 2 65 57 .290 .388 .473 .860 215 8 5 1
14 Bob Kelly 27 20 11 9 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .222 .300 .333 .633 3 0 1 0
15 Don Lassetter 22 11 45 41 6 11 1 0 3 8 0 3 5 .268 .333 .512 .846 21 1 0 0
16 John Leake 22 5 15 2 .133
17 Ed Ludwig* 23 38 36 36 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 .111 .111 .139 .250 5 0 0 0
18 John Mackinson 31 30 52 45 5 11 0 2 0 5 0 4 8 .244 .300 .333 .633 15 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
19 Duke Markell 31 45 72 61 3 14 3 0 1 12 0 6 11 .230 .299 .328 .626 20 0 5 0
20 Herb Moford 26 19 17 15 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 6 .200 .294 .200 .494 3 0 0 0
21 Ernest Palmieri 20 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Charlie Peete* 26 31 84 75 10 21 4 1 1 10 3 8 13 .280 .357 .400 .757 30 1 0 0
23 Howard Phillips* 25 153 696 578 98 149 33 3 2 45 6 107 43 .258 .374 .336 .710 194 2 7 2
24 Robert Rand 21 82 269 232 23 60 10 2 1 16 3 32 46 .259 .353 .332 .685 77 3 0 2
25 Al Richter 28 124 440 394 36 109 18 1 0 40 5 39 21 .277 .340 .327 .668 129 0 5 2
26 Robert Shawver* 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Bill Smith* 21 5 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Ebba St. Claire# 33 129 436 369 46 88 16 2 10 43 3 60 81 .238 .354 .374 .728 138 6 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
29 Jay Van Noy* 26 119 352 312 32 76 16 3 6 46 9 33 63 .244 .314 .372 .686 116 0 5 2
30 Harry Walker* 38 9 7 3 .429
31 Charlie White* 27 45 139 116 19 24 3 0 2 14 3 22 22 .207 .338 .284 .623 33 1 0 0
32 Floyd Wooldridge 26 7 10 3 .300
33 Mel Wright 27 20 9 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0 1 0
33 Players 26.9 153 5698 4932 704 1310 218 44 102 639 72 642 667 .266 .352 .390 .742 1922 36 54 34
* - 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 Ralph Beard 26 3 4 .429 4.19 24 11 0 0 73.0 76 39 34 7 30 37 2 0 0 1.452 9.4 0.9 3.7 4.6 1.23
2 Bob Blaylock 20 0 0 2
3 Gary Blaylock 23 4 4 .500 5.14 20 11 2 0 91.0 96 59 52 8 34 48 3 0 0 1.429 9.5 0.8 3.4 4.7 1.41
4 Cot Deal 32 7 4 .636 2.73 24 7 3 1 89.0 84 36 27 3 37 36 4 0 0 1.360 8.5 0.3 3.7 3.6 0.97
5 Jack Faszholz 28 13 11 .542 3.96 35 27 10 2 193.0 237 98 85 16 59 49 2 0 1 1.534 11.1 0.7 2.8 2.3 0.83
6 Mel Heim* 25 8 9 .471 4.68 38 21 5 1 127.0 137 67 66 15 64 63 7 2 2 1.583 9.7 1.1 4.5 4.5 0.98
7 Tony Jacobs 29 8 7 .533 3.71 57 0 0 0 97.0 92 44 40 5 56 48 8 0 0 1.526 8.5 0.5 5.2 4.5 0.86
8 Bob Kelly 27 1 2 .333 20
9 Ed Ludwig* 23 7 5 .583 4.77 38 14 3 0 117.0 130 65 62 13 47 54 2 0 6 1.513 10.0 1.0 3.6 4.2 1.15
10 John Mackinson 31 9 7 .563 3.41 28 17 4 1 124.0 125 54 47 11 45 69 4 0 3 1.371 9.1 0.8 3.3 5.0 1.53 Stats for 2 teams
11 Duke Markell 31 13 13 .500 4.43 41 28 8 1 191.0 163 107 94 23 79 105 7 0 1 1.267 7.7 1.1 3.7 4.9 1.33
12 Herb Moford 26 1 6 .143 4.71 19 7 2 0 63.0 73 41 33 5 26 32 6 0 1 1.571 10.4 0.7 3.7 4.6 1.23
13 Ernest Palmieri 20 0 1 .000 2
14 Bill Smith* 21 1 1 .500 5
15 Harry Walker 38 0 0 1
16 Floyd Wooldridge 26 0 2 .000 7
17 Mel Wright 27 1 1 .500 2.76 20 0 0 0 49.0 47 24 15 2 19 15 3 1 0 1.347 8.6 0.4 3.5 2.8 0.79
17 Players 27.4 76 77 .497 153 153 709
* - 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
Ebba St. Claire 86 389 44 12 4 .973 5.03 3 Stats for 2 teams
Robert Rand 75 331 17 7 5 .980 4.64 6
Charlie White 42 167 19 2 4 .989 4.43 4
Nelson Burbrink 33 151 17 0 3 1.000 5.09 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Cunningham 132 1093 92 8 115 .993 8.98
Allie Clark 26 165 14 2 14 .989 6.88

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howard Phillips 153 419 414 23 110 .973 5.44

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Jok 93 92 192 13 19 .956 3.05
Jay Van Noy 35 39 67 6 10 .946 3.03
Vern Benson 30 22 47 5 3 .932 2.30

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Richter 118 192 340 18 60 .967 4.51
Vern Benson 50 78 155 9 35 .963 4.66

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jackie Brandt 150 420 20 8 4 .982 2.93
Allie Clark 94 136 13 6 3 .961 1.59
Tom Burgess 83 145 2 1 1 .993 1.77
Jay Van Noy 68 97 7 4 0 .963 1.53
Stan Jok 41 68 2 1 0 .986 1.71
Vern Benson 33 39 2 1 0 .976 1.24
Charlie Peete 25 34 3 3 0 .925 1.48
Ebba St. Claire 17 28 1 2 0 .935 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
Don Lassetter 11 31 2 0 1 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Jacobs 57 5 18 2 2 .920 0.40
Duke Markell 41 7 24 4 2 .886 0.76
Mel Heim 38 13 14 2 3 .931 0.71
Ed Ludwig 38 3 29 1 0 .970 0.84
Jack Faszholz 35 9 33 5 3 .894 1.20
John Mackinson 28 5 20 1 2 .962 0.89 Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Beard 24 7 16 0 0 1.000 0.96
Cot Deal 24 4 12 1 1 .941 0.67
Gary Blaylock 20 6 12 0 1 1.000 0.90
Bob Kelly 20 1 7 1 1 .889 0.40
Mel Wright 20 4 14 1 2 .947 0.90
Herb Moford 19 6 18 0 4 1.000 1.26
Floyd Wooldridge 7 0.00
Bill Smith 5 0.00
Bob Blaylock 2 0.00
Ernest Palmieri 2 0.00
Harry Walker 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ralph Beard 26 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Feb 11, 1929 Cincinnati, OH, US
Vern Benson 30 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 19, 1924 Granite Quarry, NC, US
Bob Blaylock 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 28, 1935 Chattanooga, TN, US
Gary Blaylock 23 R R 6' 0.0" 196 Oct 11, 1931 Clarkton, MO, US
Jackie Brandt 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 28, 1934 Omaha, NE, US
Nelson Burbrink 33 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Dec 28, 1921 Cincinnati, OH, US
Tom Burgess 27 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 1, 1927 London, ON, CA
Allie Clark 32 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 16, 1923 South Amboy, NJ, US
Joe Cunningham 23 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 27, 1931 Paterson, NJ, US
Cot Deal 32 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Jan 23, 1923 Arapaho, OK, US
Jack Faszholz 28 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 11, 1927 St. Louis, MO, US
Mel Heim 25 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1930
Tony Jacobs 29 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Aug 5, 1925 Dixmoor, IL, US
Stan Jok 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 3, 1926 Buffalo, NY, US
Bob Kelly 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 4, 1927 Cleveland, OH, US
Don Lassetter 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 27, 1933 Newnan, GA, US
John Leake 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 25, 1933 Memphis, TN, US
Ed Ludwig 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 30, 1932 Council, ID, US
John Mackinson 31 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 29, 1923 Orange, NJ, US
Duke Markell 31 R R 6' 1.0" 209 Aug 17, 1923 Paris, FR
Herb Moford 26 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 6, 1928 Brooksville, KY, US
Ernest Palmieri 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 20, 1934 New York, NY, US
Charlie Peete 26 L R 5' 9.0" 190 Feb 22, 1929 Franklin, VA, US
Howard Phillips 25 L 5' 11.0" 162 Jan 7, 1930
Robert Rand 21 R 6' 2.0" 185 1934
Al Richter 28 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 7, 1927 Norfolk, VA, US
Robert Shawver 22 L 6' 3.0" 185 1933
Bill Smith 21 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 8, 1934 Washington, DC, US
Ebba St. Claire 33 S R 6' 1.0" 219 Aug 5, 1921 Whitehall, NY, US
Jay Van Noy 26 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 4, 1928 Garland, UT, US
Harry Walker 38 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 22, 1916 Pascagoula, MS, US
Charlie White 27 L R 5' 11.0" 192 Aug 12, 1927 Kinston, NC, US
Floyd Wooldridge 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 25, 1928 Jerico Springs, MO, US
Mel Wright 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 May 11, 1928 Manila, AR, US

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