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1955 Columbus Jets

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 International League
Overall: 64-89
Scored 679 runs, Allowed 729 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-81

Affiliation: Kansas City Athletics-AL
Manager: Nick Cullop
Represented: Columbus, OH
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 Hal Bevan 24 93 296 266 23 73 8 1 1 23 1 28 16 .274 .342 .323 .666 86 0 1 1
2 James Brown 25 3 4 1 .250
3 Paul Burris 31 27 101 92 9 26 4 0 1 8 0 6 13 .283 .327 .359 .685 33 1 0 2
4 Theodore Del Guercio 27 142 524 478 64 130 22 5 6 52 1 34 48 .272 .321 .377 .697 180 3 3 6
5 Carl Duser* 22 28 49 46 3 6 1 0 0 4 0 2 8 .130 .167 .152 .319 7 0 1 0
6 Joe Erautt 33 69 194 178 15 37 9 0 0 16 0 7 10 .208 .242 .258 .501 46 2 4 3 Stats for 2 teams
7 Alfred Facchini 24 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Johnny Gray 28 13 24 19 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 .316 .364 .316 .679 6 0 2 1
9 Charles Haag 35 63 29 25 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 .120 .214 .160 .374 4 0 1 0
10 Dick Hoover* 29 6 10 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Spook Jacobs 29 122 544 456 83 144 24 5 0 37 13 68 29 .316 .410 .390 .801 178 5 15 0
12 Walt Kellner 26 4 4 1 .250
13 Gus Keriazakos 23 10 22 21 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 8 .095 .136 .143 .279 3 0 0 0
14 Dick Kryhoski* 30 82 337 302 43 78 8 4 16 59 0 29 29 .258 .318 .470 .788 142 0 0 6
15 Mike Kume 29 18 33 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16 .000 .032 .000 .032 0 0 2 0
16 Al Lakeman 36 79 252 218 27 43 10 1 8 25 0 32 61 .197 .303 .362 .665 79 1 1 0
17 Lou Limmer* 30 127 497 416 77 113 9 3 28 82 3 72 56 .272 .380 .510 .889 212 3 2 4 Stats for 2 teams
18 Edwin Little 25 8 18 3 .167
19 Buddy Lively 30 6 3 2 .667
20 Hector Lopez 25 21 96 81 15 26 2 0 5 17 2 11 11 .321 .394 .531 .924 43 0 2 2
21 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
22 Jackie Mayo* 29 45 119 91 16 19 1 1 1 8 0 24 13 .209 .371 .275 .645 25 0 3 1 Stats for 2 teams
23 Jim Miller* 26 55 53 49 9 11 0 0 0 3 0 1 10 .224 .240 .224 .464 11 0 3 0
24 Al Pinkston* 37 71 247 227 38 68 13 2 8 34 1 15 34 .300 .346 .480 .826 109 2 1 2
25 Mike Roarke 24 32 116 104 7 24 2 0 0 7 0 11 15 .231 .310 .250 .560 26 1 0 0
26 Eric Rodin 25 47 142 125 16 28 4 3 3 12 0 10 19 .224 .300 .376 .676 47 4 2 1
27 Dutch Romberger 28 34 21 13 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 9 .154 .353 .231 .584 3 0 4 0
28 Jerry Scala* 30 3 3 1 .333
29 Lou Sleater* 28 10 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 0 0
30 Bill Stewart 27 92 372 324 50 97 15 2 12 49 3 40 42 .299 .377 .469 .846 152 3 1 4
31 Russ Sullivan* 32 119 481 414 69 132 19 2 29 94 2 60 50 .319 .405 .585 .989 242 1 4 2
32 Joe Taylor 29 55 236 203 44 58 10 1 12 38 2 23 21 .286 .358 .522 .880 106 2 4 4 Stats for 2 teams
33 Jake Thies 29 27 60 54 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 3 23 .074 .123 .074 .197 4 0 3 0
34 Bob Trice 28 30 41 38 5 7 1 1 1 6 0 2 10 .184 .244 .342 .586 13 1 0 0
35 Ozzie Van Brabant 28 29 53 48 7 8 1 0 0 3 0 4 14 .167 .231 .188 .418 9 0 1 0
36 Frank Verdi 29 141 605 549 83 149 20 7 4 48 12 32 42 .271 .310 .355 .665 195 2 14 8
37 Lee Wheat 25 40 40 36 5 7 2 0 0 6 0 4 19 .194 .275 .250 .525 9 0 0 0
38 Spider Wilhelm 26 150 577 514 49 119 19 5 15 71 4 53 61 .232 .301 .375 .677 193 1 3 6
38 Players 28.9 153 5647 4982 679 1294 198 41 124 627 43 516 657 .260 .330 .391 .720 1946 29 71 49
* - 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 Frank Barrett 41 0 0 1
2 Walt Craddock* 23 0 1 .000 2
3 Carl Duser* 22 8 7 .533 4.32 26 23 4 0 125.0 123 71 60 10 81 47 2 0 8 1.632 8.9 0.7 5.8 3.4 0.58
4 Bill Freese 28 0 0 2
5 Johnny Gray 28 4 3 .571 4.23 13 10 2 0 66.0 65 38 31 6 41 37 2 0 4 1.606 8.9 0.8 5.6 5.0 0.90
6 Charles Haag 35 7 9 .438 5.39 63 0 0 0 132.0 124 85 79 10 76 63 7 1 4 1.515 8.5 0.7 5.2 4.3 0.83
7 Dick Hoover* 29 2 3 .400 6
8 Walt Kellner 26 0 1 .000 4
9 Gus Keriazakos 23 3 5 .375 4.50 10 8 3 0 62.0 48 33 31 5 36 47 0 0 4 1.355 7.0 0.7 5.2 6.8 1.31
10 Mike Kume 29 3 8 .273 3.53 18 17 6 1 97.0 93 46 38 3 48 45 4 0 3 1.454 8.6 0.3 4.5 4.2 0.94
11 Buddy Lively 30 0 1 .000 6
12 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
13 Jim Miller* 26 8 11 .421 4.12 53 12 6 1 153.0 147 83 70 15 64 74 7 4 0 1.379 8.6 0.9 3.8 4.4 1.16
14 Dutch Romberger 28 7 4 .636 2.28 34 0 0 0 83.0 65 24 21 5 22 52 0 0 2 1.048 7.0 0.5 2.4 5.6 2.36
15 Lou Sleater* 28 0 3 .000 3
16 Jake Thies 29 8 12 .400 4.08 27 25 8 2 172.0 177 88 78 19 52 58 5 0 1 1.331 9.3 1.0 2.7 3.0 1.12
17 Bob Trice 28 2 4 .333 4.66 15 7 1 0 58.0 66 35 30 7 18 8 1 0 2 1.448 10.2 1.1 2.8 1.2 0.44
18 Ozzie Van Brabant 28 7 10 .412 4.76 25 23 6 1 138.0 165 78 73 15 61 73 8 0 3 1.638 10.8 1.0 4.0 4.8 1.20
19 Lee Wheat 25 5 7 .417 4.33 40 13 3 0 133.0 155 77 64 13 46 32 4 0 1 1.511 10.5 0.9 3.1 2.2 0.70
19 Players 28.0 64 89 .418 153 153 729
* - 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
Al Lakeman 73 262 32 10 5 .967 4.03 10
Joe Erautt 61 246 27 3 5 .989 4.48 3 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Roarke 32 149 22 7 4 .961 5.34 2
Paul Burris 27 104 20 4 3 .969 4.59 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Limmer 122 1049 77 8 106 .993 9.23 Stats for 2 teams
Dick Kryhoski 78 662 57 19 91 .974 9.22
Hal Bevan 25 220 11 2 31 .991 9.24

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Spook Jacobs 121 330 401 18 125 .976 6.04
Hector Lopez 21 70 83 1 24 .994 7.29

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Verdi 127 137 243 23 46 .943 2.99
Hal Bevan 29 41 73 14 17 .891 3.93

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Spider Wilhelm 148 251 435 33 91 .954 4.64

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Theodore Del Guercio 132 337 5 9 1 .974 2.59
Russ Sullivan 118 207 7 8 2 .964 1.81
Bill Stewart 92 181 5 3 1 .984 2.02
Al Pinkston 59 76 4 5 2 .941 1.36
Joe Taylor 54 116 4 3 0 .976 2.22 Stats for 2 teams
Eric Rodin 35 78 4 3 2 .965 2.34
Jackie Mayo 25 49 0 0 0 1.000 1.96 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Haag 63 7 34 6 0 .872 0.65
Jim Miller 53 9 25 1 0 .971 0.64
Lee Wheat 40 13 25 1 3 .974 0.95
Dutch Romberger 34 6 19 1 1 .962 0.74
John Mackinson 28 5 20 1 2 .962 0.89 Stats for 2 teams
Jake Thies 27 11 23 0 1 1.000 1.26
Carl Duser 26 6 38 2 4 .957 1.69
Ozzie Van Brabant 25 6 25 0 5 1.000 1.24
Mike Kume 18 4 23 0 1 1.000 1.50
Bob Trice 15 5 13 1 0 .947 1.20
Johnny Gray 13 2 26 1 1 .966 2.15
Gus Keriazakos 10 3 9 0 1 1.000 1.20
Dick Hoover 6 0.00
Buddy Lively 6 0.00
Walt Kellner 4 0.00
Lou Sleater 3 0.00
Walt Craddock 2 0.00
Bill Freese 2 0.00
Frank Barrett 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Frank Barrett 41 R R 6' 2.0" 173 Jul 1, 1913 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Hal Bevan 24 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Nov 15, 1930 New Orleans, LA, US
James Brown 25 R R 5' 9.0" 180 1930
Paul Burris 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 21, 1923 Hickory, NC, US
Walt Craddock 23 R L 5' 11.0" 176 Mar 25, 1932 Pax, WV, US
Theodore Del Guercio 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 29, 1927 Newark, NJ, US
Carl Duser 22 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 22, 1932 Hazleton, PA, US
Joe Erautt 33 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Sep 1, 1921 Vibank, SK, CA
Alfred Facchini 24 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Mar 12, 1931 San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Freese 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 May 5, 1927
Johnny Gray 28 R R 6' 4.0" 226 Dec 11, 1926 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Charles Haag 35 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 7, 1919
Dick Hoover 29 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 11, 1925 Columbus, OH, US
Spook Jacobs 29 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Nov 4, 1925 Cheswold, DE, US
Walt Kellner 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 26, 1929 Tucson, AZ, US
Gus Keriazakos 23 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Jul 28, 1931 West Orange, NJ, US
Dick Kryhoski 30 L L 6' 2.0" 182 Mar 24, 1925 Leonia, NJ, US
Mike Kume 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 19, 1926 Premier, WV, US
Al Lakeman 36 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 31, 1918 Cincinnati, OH, US
Lou Limmer 30 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 10, 1925 New York, NY, US
Edwin Little 25 R 6' 2.0" 220 Aug 16, 1929 Grandville, MI, US
Buddy Lively 30 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Feb 14, 1925 Birmingham, AL, US
Hector Lopez 25 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 8, 1929 Colon, Colon, PA
John Mackinson 31 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 29, 1923 Orange, NJ, US
Jackie Mayo 29 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 26, 1925 Litchfield, IL, US
Jim Miller 26 L L 6' 1.0" 160 Sep 21, 1928 Doylestown, PA, US
Al Pinkston 37 L R 6' 5.0" 225 Oct 22, 1917 Newbern, AL, US
Mike Roarke 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 8, 1930 West Warwick, RI, US
Eric Rodin 25 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 5, 1930 Orange, NJ, US
Dutch Romberger 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1927 Klingerstown, PA, US
Jerry Scala 30 L R 5' 11.0" 178 Sep 27, 1924 Bayonne, NJ, US
Lou Sleater 28 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 8, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Bill Stewart 27 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 12, 1928 Bay City, MI, US
Russ Sullivan 32 L R 6' 0.0" 196 Feb 19, 1923 Fredericksburg, VA, US
Joe Taylor 29 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 2, 1926 Chapman, AL, US
Jake Thies 29 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 1, 1926 St. Louis, MO, US
Bob Trice 28 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 28, 1926 Newton, GA, US
Ozzie Van Brabant 28 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Sep 28, 1926 Kingsville, ON, CA
Frank Verdi 29 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 2, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Lee Wheat 25 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 15, 1929 Edwardsville, IL, US
Spider Wilhelm 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 23, 1929 Baltimore, MD, US

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