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1955 Cincinnati Redlegs

1955 > Class Major League > 1955 National League
Overall: 75-79
Scored 761 runs, Allowed 684 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-70

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Birdie Tebbetts
Represented: Cincinnati, 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 Bobby Adams 33 64 176 150 23 41 11 2 2 20 2 0 20 21 .273 .368 .413 .781 62 3 3 2 1 1
2 Ed Bailey* 24 21 46 39 3 8 1 1 1 4 0 0 4 10 .205 .326 .359 .685 14 2 3 0 0 0
3 Matt Batts 33 26 78 71 4 18 4 1 0 13 0 0 4 11 .254 .286 .338 .624 24 3 0 1 2 0
4 Gus Bell* 26 154 672 610 88 188 30 6 27 104 4 4 54 57 .308 .361 .510 .871 311 6 0 2 6 2
5 Rocky Bridges 27 95 190 168 20 48 4 0 1 18 1 1 15 19 .286 .341 .327 .668 55 4 0 5 2 2
6 Joe Brovia* 33 21 20 18 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 6 .111 .150 .111 .261 2 0 0 0 1 0
7 Jackie Collum* 28 32 51 40 8 10 2 0 0 5 0 0 5 3 .250 .348 .300 .648 12 1 1 5 0 0
8 Maurice Fisher 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Art Fowler 32 46 74 60 6 12 0 0 0 7 0 0 5 13 .200 .254 .200 .454 12 1 0 7 2 0
10 Hersh Freeman 26 53 19 18 3 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 3 .167 .211 .389 .599 7 1 0 0 0 0
11 Don Gross* 24 17 23 19 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 .158 .200 .158 .358 3 0 0 3 0 0
12 Chuck Harmon 31 96 232 198 31 50 6 3 5 28 9 9 26 24 .253 .345 .389 .734 77 2 3 3 2 0
13 Bob Hazle* 24 6 13 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .231 .231 .462 3 0 0 0 0 0
14 Bob Hooper 33 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Ray Jablonski 28 74 239 221 28 53 9 0 9 28 0 1 13 35 .240 .289 .403 .691 89 4 3 0 2 1
16 Johnny Klippstein 27 39 39 31 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 15 .065 .171 .097 .268 3 1 1 4 0 0
17 Ted Kluszewski* 30 153 686 612 116 192 25 0 47 113 1 1 66 40 .314 .382 .585 .967 358 10 4 0 4 25
18 Hobie Landrith* 25 43 98 87 9 22 3 0 4 7 0 1 10 14 .253 .330 .425 .755 37 2 0 1 0 1
19 Roy McMillan 25 151 556 470 50 126 21 2 1 37 4 4 66 33 .268 .364 .328 .692 154 11 7 10 3 7
20 Sam Mele 33 35 68 62 4 13 1 0 2 7 0 1 5 13 .210 .279 .323 .602 20 5 1 0 0 0
21 Rudy Minarcin 25 41 31 28 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 .179 .226 .179 .404 5 0 0 0 1 0
22 Joe Nuxhall* 26 53 101 86 10 17 4 0 3 14 0 0 8 24 .198 .268 .349 .617 30 0 1 4 2 0
23 Bud Podbielan 31 17 8 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .400 .571 .400 .971 2 0 0 1 0 0
24 Wally Post 25 154 668 601 116 186 33 3 40 109 7 4 60 102 .309 .372 .574 .946 345 15 2 2 3 5
25 Al Silvera 19 13 7 7 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0 0 0
26 Milt Smith 26 36 117 102 15 20 3 1 3 8 2 2 13 24 .196 .293 .333 .626 34 3 1 1 0 0
27 Gerry Staley 34 30 42 36 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 11 .056 .105 .056 .161 2 1 0 4 0 0
28 Johnny Temple 27 150 684 588 94 165 20 3 0 50 19 4 80 32 .281 .365 .325 .690 191 6 1 10 5 0
29 Bob Thurman* 38 82 170 152 19 33 2 3 7 22 0 2 17 26 .217 .296 .408 .704 62 6 0 1 0 2
30 Corky Valentine 26 10 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Players 27.9 154 5978 5270 761 1424 216 28 181 726 51 36 556 657 .270 .341 .425 .766 2239 104 33 76 43 50
* - 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 Fred Baczewski* 29 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2.000 18.0 18.0 0.0 0.0
2 Jackie Collum* 28 9 8 .529 3.63 32 17 8 5 0 1 134.0 128 65 54 17 37 4 49 2 0 0 546 1.231 8.6 1.1 2.5 3.3 1.32
3 Maurice Fisher 24 0 0 6.75 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 5 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 15 2.625 16.9 3.4 6.8 3.4 0.50
4 Art Fowler 32 11 10 .524 3.90 46 28 9 8 3 2 207.2 198 96 90 20 63 3 94 1 0 6 867 1.257 8.6 0.9 2.7 4.1 1.49
5 Hersh Freeman 26 7 4 .636 2.16 52 0 27 0 0 11 91.2 94 31 22 3 30 6 37 2 1 2 386 1.353 9.2 0.3 2.9 3.6 1.23
6 Don Gross* 24 4 5 .444 4.14 17 11 6 2 1 0 67.1 79 33 31 11 16 0 33 1 0 0 287 1.411 10.6 1.5 2.1 4.4 2.06
7 Bob Hooper 33 0 2 .000 7.62 8 0 1 0 0 0 13.0 20 12 11 2 6 0 6 0 0 0 65 2.000 13.8 1.4 4.2 4.2 1.00
8 Johnny Klippstein 27 9 10 .474 3.39 39 14 14 3 2 0 138.0 120 66 52 13 60 5 68 4 0 6 588 1.304 7.8 0.8 3.9 4.4 1.13
9 Jerry Lane 29 0 2 .000 4.91 8 0 6 0 0 1 11.0 11 6 6 2 6 2 5 0 0 0 47 1.545 9.0 1.6 4.9 4.1 0.83
10 Rudy Minarcin 25 5 9 .357 4.90 41 12 11 3 1 1 115.2 116 73 63 17 51 7 45 3 0 4 506 1.444 9.0 1.3 4.0 3.5 0.88
11 Joe Nuxhall* 26 17 12 .586 3.47 50 33 8 14 5 3 257.0 240 108 99 25 78 6 98 5 0 5 1061 1.237 8.4 0.9 2.7 3.4 1.26
12 Jim Pearce 30 0 1 .000 10.80 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.1 8 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 2.400 21.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
13 Bud Podbielan 31 1 2 .333 3.21 17 2 5 0 0 0 42.0 36 16 15 4 11 0 26 1 0 2 171 1.119 7.7 0.9 2.4 5.6 2.36
14 Gerry Staley 34 5 8 .385 4.66 30 18 3 2 0 0 119.2 146 72 62 22 28 3 40 3 0 1 519 1.454 11.0 1.7 2.1 3.0 1.43
15 Corky Valentine 26 2 1 .667 7.42 10 5 2 0 0 0 26.2 29 23 22 5 16 2 14 1 1 0 127 1.688 9.8 1.7 5.4 4.7 0.88
15 Players 28.1 75 79 .487 3.95 154 154 116 38 12 22 1363.0 1373 684 598 161 443 42 576 24 3 28 5781 1.332 9.1 1.1 2.9 3.8 1.30
* - 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
Hobie Landrith 27 86 14 0 3 1.000 3.70 1 2 5 71%
Matt Batts 21 65 8 1 2 .986 3.48 0 3 3 50%
Ed Bailey 11 42 8 2 3 .962 4.55 1 0 4 100%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Kluszewski 153 1388 86 8 153 .995 9.63
Chuck Harmon 4 12 0 0 2 1.000 3.00
Sam Mele 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Johnny Temple 149 408 410 24 119 .971 5.49
Rocky Bridges 9 10 10 0 3 1.000 2.22
Bobby Adams 5 4 4 0 1 1.000 1.60
Milt Smith 5 9 7 0 0 1.000 3.20

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rocky Bridges 59 48 88 5 7 .965 2.31
Bobby Adams 42 35 88 4 11 .969 2.93
Chuck Harmon 39 38 48 6 3 .935 2.21
Ray Jablonski 28 24 44 10 3 .872 2.43
Milt Smith 28 21 54 7 4 .915 2.68
Hersh Freeman 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy McMillan 150 290 495 25 111 .969 5.23
Rocky Bridges 26 11 19 1 4 .968 1.15
Johnny Temple 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Thurman 36 0.00
Chuck Harmon 32 0.00
Ray Jablonski 28 0.00
Sam Mele 12 0.00
Bob Hazle 3 0.00
Al Silvera 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gus Bell 154 0.00
Chuck Harmon 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Post 154 0.00
Sam Mele 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gus Bell 154 364 4 5 0 .987 2.39
Wally Post 154 298 13 7 2 .978 2.02
Bob Thurman 36 54 2 3 0 .949 1.56
Chuck Harmon 32 76 2 0 1 1.000 2.44
Ray Jablonski 28 45 2 1 0 .979 1.68
Sam Mele 13 24 0 1 0 .960 1.85
Bob Hazle 3 12 1 0 0 1.000 4.33
Al Silvera 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hersh Freeman 52 4 20 0 4 1.000 0.46
Joe Nuxhall 50 12 35 3 4 .940 0.94
Art Fowler 46 12 30 0 1 1.000 0.91
Rudy Minarcin 41 8 28 1 2 .973 0.88
Johnny Klippstein 39 9 23 3 0 .914 0.82
Jackie Collum 32 6 24 3 0 .909 0.94
Gerry Staley 30 9 24 2 3 .943 1.10
Don Gross 17 3 12 2 1 .882 0.88
Bud Podbielan 17 0 9 0 0 1.000 0.53
Corky Valentine 10 2 9 1 0 .917 1.10
Bob Hooper 8 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jerry Lane 8 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jim Pearce 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Fred Baczewski 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Maurice Fisher 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bobby Adams 33 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 14, 1921 Tuolumne, CA, US 1955-04-11 1955-07-24
Fred Baczewski 29 L L 6' 2.0" 185 May 15, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US 1955-04-16 1955-04-16
Ed Bailey 24 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 15, 1931 Strawberry Plains, TN, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Matt Batts 33 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Oct 16, 1921 San Antonio, TX, US 1955-07-04 1955-09-07
Gus Bell 26 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 15, 1928 Louisville, KY, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Joe Black 31 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Feb 8, 1924 Plainfield, NJ, US 1955-06-12 1955-09-08
Bob Borkowski 29 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Jan 27, 1926 Dayton, OH, US 1955-04-14 1955-06-13
Rocky Bridges 27 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Aug 7, 1927 Refugio, TX, US 1955-04-14 1955-09-25
Joe Brovia 33 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 18, 1922 Davenport, CA, US 1955-07-03 1955-08-05
Smoky Burgess 28 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Feb 6, 1927 Caroleen, NC, US 1955-05-01 1955-09-25
Jackie Collum 28 L L 5' 7.0" 160 Jun 21, 1927 Victor, IA, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-20
Maurice Fisher 24 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Feb 16, 1931 Uniondale, IN, US 1955-04-16 1955-04-16
Art Fowler 32 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 3, 1922 Converse, SC, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Hersh Freeman 26 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Jul 1, 1928 Gadsden, AL, US 1955-05-11 1955-09-17
Glen Gorbous 24 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 8, 1930 Drumheller, AB, CA 1955-04-11 1955-04-27
Jim Greengrass 27 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Oct 24, 1927 Addison, NY, US 1955-04-11 1955-04-29
Don Gross 24 L L 5' 11.0" 186 Jun 30, 1931 Weidman, MI, US 1955-07-21 1955-09-20
Chuck Harmon 31 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Apr 23, 1924 Washington, IN, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Bob Hazle 24 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1930 Laurens, SC, US 1955-09-08 1955-09-20
Bob Hooper 33 R R 5' 11.0" 195 May 30, 1922 Leamington, ON, CA 1955-04-16 1955-05-14
Ray Jablonski 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 17, 1926 Chicago, IL, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-21
Johnny Klippstein 27 R R 6' 1.0" 173 Oct 17, 1927 Washington, DC, US 1955-04-14 1955-09-21
Ted Kluszewski 30 L L 6' 2.0" 225 Sep 10, 1924 Argo, IL, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Hobie Landrith 25 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 16, 1930 Decatur, IL, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-17
Jerry Lane 29 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Feb 7, 1926 Ashland, NY, US 1955-04-12 1955-05-08
Roy McMillan 25 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 17, 1929 Bonham, TX, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Sam Mele 33 R R 6' 1.0" 183 Jan 21, 1922 Astoria, NY, US 1955-06-24 1955-09-17
Rudy Minarcin 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 25, 1930 North Vandergrift, PA, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-03
Joe Nuxhall 26 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 30, 1928 Hamilton, OH, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-24
Stan Palys 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 1, 1930 Blakely, PA, US 1955-05-01 1955-09-17
Jim Pearce 30 R R 6' 6.0" 180 Jun 9, 1925 Zebulon, NC, US 1955-04-16 1955-05-03
Bud Podbielan 31 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 6, 1924 Curlew, WA, US 1955-04-20 1955-09-08
Wally Post 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 9, 1929 St. Wendelin, OH, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Steve Ridzik 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 29, 1929 Yonkers, NY, US 1955-05-01 1955-07-19
Andy Seminick 34 R R 5' 11.0" 187 Sep 12, 1920 Pierce, WV, US 1955-04-14 1955-04-23
Al Silvera 19 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 26, 1935 San Diego, CA, US 1955-06-12 1955-09-25
Milt Smith 26 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 27, 1929 Columbus, GA, US 1955-07-21 1955-09-25
Gerry Staley 34 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 21, 1920 Brush Prairie, WA, US 1955-04-12 1955-08-30
Johnny Temple 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 8, 1927 Lexington, NC, US 1955-04-11 1955-09-25
Bob Thurman 38 L L 6' 1.0" 205 May 14, 1917 Kellyville, OK, US 1955-04-14 1955-09-20
Corky Valentine 26 R R 6' 1.0" 203 Jan 4, 1929 Troy, OH, US 1955-04-14 1955-05-29

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