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1955 St. Paul Saints

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 American Association
Overall: 75-78
Scored 736 runs, Allowed 815 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-84

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Max Macon
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Lexington Park (II) (St. Paul, MN)
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 Pedro Almenares 22 5 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
2 Fred Baczewski* 29 27 36 34 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 .118 .167 .118 .284 4 0 0 0 0
3 Joe Baliga 22 33 26 23 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 .043 .120 .043 .163 1 0 0 1 0
4 Don Bessent 24 17 42 37 5 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 .189 .189 .297 .486 11 1 0 5 0
5 Bob Borkowski 29 39 148 133 21 45 10 1 3 25 1 13 16 .338 .399 .496 .895 66 3 1 0 1
6 Dave Cole 24 22 16 13 3 4 1 0 2 3 0 2 6 .308 .438 .846 1.284 11 0 1 0 0
7 Billy Darden 29 44 29 26 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .231 .231 .231 .462 6 0 0 3 0
8 Bob Darnell 24 45 84 74 12 21 4 1 5 12 0 8 13 .284 .361 .568 .929 42 3 1 1 0
9 Willie Davis 25 35 99 88 13 17 6 0 2 7 0 8 34 .193 .258 .330 .587 29 1 0 2 1
10 Clyde DeWitt 27 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Bert Hamric* 27 129 482 421 75 122 18 5 9 53 18 53 80 .290 .367 .420 .788 177 7 1 3 4
12 Roy Hartsfield 29 145 627 564 90 146 21 5 26 85 4 57 91 .259 .325 .452 .777 255 20 0 3 3
13 Louis Hribar 20 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
14 Jim Hughes 32 9 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Bud Hutson 29 107 412 362 53 104 17 5 18 71 2 44 47 .287 .367 .511 .878 185 14 3 0 3
16 Ron Kump* 23 6 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
17 Norm Larker* 24 144 564 497 77 150 30 4 14 71 1 53 42 .302 .371 .463 .834 230 10 4 6 4
18 Ronnie Lee 26 21 9 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .125 .250 .375 2 0 0 1 0
19 Max Macon* 39 7 14 5 .357
20 Edward Moore 25 26 73 59 3 8 4 0 1 5 1 13 17 .136 .288 .254 .542 15 3 0 0 1
21 Walt Moryn* 29 148 617 533 86 132 26 9 25 88 6 72 98 .248 .336 .471 .807 251 7 3 1 8
22 Earl Naylor 36 5 8 1 .125
23 Ron Negray 25 11 30 29 4 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 6 .241 .241 .310 .552 9 2 0 1 0
24 Lyle Olsen 25 93 339 312 39 97 12 1 6 41 7 17 29 .311 .346 .413 .760 129 10 1 7 2
25 Stan Rojek 36 71 148 132 12 30 5 1 0 8 1 14 11 .227 .299 .280 .580 37 3 0 1 1
26 Johnny Rutherford* 30 29 62 57 3 11 2 0 0 1 0 2 13 .193 .220 .228 .448 13 1 0 3 0
27 Bill Sharman 29 133 469 424 59 124 15 0 11 58 3 34 33 .292 .345 .406 .750 172 14 2 5 4
28 Jasper Spears 25 154 715 637 89 167 32 7 16 76 4 65 65 .262 .331 .410 .741 261 9 2 8 3
29 Armando Suarez* 23 8 7 3 .429
30 Chuck Templeton 23 37 84 74 6 14 4 0 1 10 0 4 29 .189 .228 .284 .512 21 1 0 5 1
31 Tim Thompson* 31 121 434 390 44 122 32 3 3 38 5 37 25 .313 .370 .433 .803 169 4 0 4 3
32 Rene Valdes 26 50 46 41 2 5 0 0 0 5 1 2 16 .122 .159 .122 .281 5 1 0 2 1
33 Ernest Yelen 30 71 225 202 25 54 11 2 0 19 0 20 29 .267 .336 .342 .678 69 6 1 2 0
33 Players 27.6 155 5873 5219 736 1408 256 44 143 681 55 529 747 .270 .337 .418 .755 2181 124 20 65 40 40
* - 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 6 7 .462 5.82 26 16 4 1 102.0 116 76 66 15 50 1 46 2 0 2 1.627 10.2 1.3 4.4 4.1 0.92
2 Joe Baliga 22 2 6 .250 6.08 22 7 2 2 74.0 97 62 50 14 31 0 31 3 1 1 1.730 11.8 1.7 3.8 3.8 1.00
3 Don Bessent 24 8 5 .615 3.58 16 14 7 1 108.0 109 46 43 4 35 2 52 2 0 5 1.333 9.1 0.3 2.9 4.3 1.49
4 Dave Cole 24 3 7 .300 6.75 22 10 1 0 64.0 70 51 48 8 53 5 50 2 1 3 1.922 9.8 1.1 7.5 7.0 0.94
5 Billy Darden 29 7 5 .583 4.90 42 6 2 1 101.0 119 57 55 12 37 3 31 2 0 0 1.545 10.6 1.1 3.3 2.8 0.84
6 Bob Darnell 24 9 9 .500 5.71 31 26 9 0 175.0 206 123 111 21 91 6 101 4 0 7 1.697 10.6 1.1 4.7 5.2 1.11
7 Clyde DeWitt 27 0 1 .000 4
8 Louis Hribar 20 0 0 3
9 Jim Hughes 32 2 3 .400 9
10 Ron Kump 23 2 1 .667 5
11 Ronnie Lee* 26 2 1 .667 5.59 21 0 0 0 37.0 41 26 23 5 24 0 22 4 0 1 1.757 10.0 1.2 5.8 5.4 0.92
12 Ron Negray 25 4 3 .571 9
13 Johnny Rutherford 30 6 10 .375 4.88 29 22 5 0 166.0 188 108 90 17 48 6 55 6 0 4 1.422 10.2 0.9 2.6 3.0 1.15
14 Armando Suarez* 23 0 2 .000 8
15 Chuck Templeton* 23 14 9 .609 3.71 37 27 12 1 206.0 163 96 85 18 158 2 181 8 0 9 1.558 7.1 0.8 6.9 7.9 1.15
16 Rene Valdes 26 10 9 .526 4.05 49 12 8 2 151.0 148 81 68 19 52 4 103 2 0 3 1.325 8.8 1.1 3.1 6.1 1.98
16 Players 25.8 75 78 .490 155 155 815
* - 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
Tim Thompson 110 541 49 11 8 .982 5.36 9
Ernest Yelen 65 302 23 3 6 .991 5.00 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Norm Larker 140 1155 134 17 126 .987 9.21

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Hartsfield 142 347 429 22 113 .972 5.46
Stan Rojek 19 35 39 2 9 .974 3.89

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lyle Olsen 79 96 153 10 15 .961 3.15
Bill Sharman 50 49 92 11 14 .928 2.82
Willie Davis 25 31 54 7 6 .924 3.40

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jasper Spears 154 258 458 45 102 .941 4.65

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walt Moryn 143 264 15 12 2 .959 1.95
Bert Hamric 126 300 9 9 4 .972 2.45
Bud Hutson 98 151 8 3 2 .981 1.62
Bill Sharman 73 134 8 0 3 1.000 1.95
Bob Borkowski 25 44 2 2 0 .958 1.84
Edward Moore 21 34 1 1 0 .972 1.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rene Valdes 49 11 26 5 1 .881 0.76
Billy Darden 42 5 18 2 1 .920 0.55
Chuck Templeton 37 10 34 2 1 .957 1.19
Bob Darnell 31 13 24 2 1 .949 1.19
Johnny Rutherford 29 12 24 2 2 .947 1.24
Fred Baczewski 26 5 14 0 2 1.000 0.73
Joe Baliga 22 6 15 1 1 .955 0.95
Dave Cole 22 4 11 3 2 .833 0.68
Ronnie Lee 21 2 7 1 2 .900 0.43
Don Bessent 16 9 17 1 2 .963 1.63
Jim Hughes 9 0.00
Ron Negray 9 0.00
Armando Suarez 8 0.00
Ron Kump 5 0.00
Clyde DeWitt 4 0.00
Louis Hribar 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Pedro Almenares 22 R R 6' 2.0" 185 May 19, 1933 Manzanillo, Granma, CU
Fred Baczewski 29 L L 6' 2.0" 185 May 15, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US
Joe Baliga 22 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 20, 1933
Don Bessent 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 13, 1931 Jacksonville, FL, US
Bob Borkowski 29 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Jan 27, 1926 Dayton, OH, US
Dave Cole 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 29, 1930 Williamsport, MD, US
Billy Darden 29 R R 6' 4.0" 190 1926
Bob Darnell 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 6, 1930 Wewoka, OK, US
Willie Davis 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 1930
Clyde DeWitt 27 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1928
Bert Hamric 27 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 1, 1928 Clarksburg, WV, US
Roy Hartsfield 29 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Oct 25, 1925 Chattahoochee, GA, US
Louis Hribar 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1935
Jim Hughes 32 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Mar 21, 1923 Chicago, IL, US
Bud Hutson 29 R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 6, 1926 Atkins, AR, US
Ron Kump 23 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 25, 1931 Cashtown, PA, US
Norm Larker 24 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 27, 1930 Beaver Meadows, PA, US
Ronnie Lee 26 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1929
Max Macon 39 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Oct 14, 1915 Pensacola, FL, US
Edward Moore 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 21, 1929 Fort Worth, TX, US
Walt Moryn 29 L R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 12, 1926 St. Paul, MN, US
Earl Naylor 36 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 19, 1919 Kansas City, MO, US
Ron Negray 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 26, 1930 Akron, OH, US
Lyle Olsen 25 R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 13, 1929 Oakland, CA, US
Stan Rojek 36 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 21, 1919 North Tonawanda, NY, US
Johnny Rutherford 30 L R 5' 10.0" 170 May 5, 1925 Belleville, ON, CA
Bill Sharman 29 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 25, 1926 Abilene, TX, US
Jasper Spears 25 R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 12, 1930 Cheraw, SC, US
Armando Suarez 23 L L 6' 1.0" 175 1932 MX
Chuck Templeton 23 R L 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 1, 1932 Detroit, MI, US
Tim Thompson 31 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 1, 1924 Coalport, PA, US
Rene Valdes 26 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Jun 2, 1929 Guanabacoa, La Habana, CU
Ernest Yelen 30 R 6' 0.0" 185 1925

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