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1955 Yakima Bears

1955 > Class B > 1955 Northwest League
Overall: 59-69
Scored 687 runs, Allowed 713 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-66

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Hub Kittle
Represented: Yakima, WA
Ballpark: Parker Field (Yakima, WA), Parker Field (Yakima, WA) and Parker Field (Yakima, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1956

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Raymond Avansino18514
2Clifford Babbitt2389
3Stanley Becker*2236
4Keith Bowman2313234200.174.2616
5Desmond Charouhas2886304831352.273.368112
6David Dexter1932437101.163.25611
7Chuck Dillard*215412033521.275.37545
8Arthur Edmunds25711
9Donald Edwards2826519000.176.1769
10Cecil Hamilton2649
11David Hammermeister?--1274411352227.306.413182
12Dan Hellman20712
13Gene Jacobs*244516753651.317.43172
14Kenneth Kane20514
15John Kelly21285213100.250.26914
16Hub Kittle3811
17Lefty Lewis*30124479162271218.338.557267
18Dennis Luby*2353171571116.333.51588
19Allan Maul*31134611203.239.47822
20Lee Maye*20602227115311.320.563125
21Robert McCaffery2316183000.167.1673
22Stan McWilliams2745
23Sam Mitchell24112370106853.286.359133
24Billy Murphy2311
25Robert Nard261104551121750.246.305139
26Ronald Odekirk?--413
27Joe Orrell38820
28Juan Peres?--64
29Jerry Powell21257217221.236.36126
30Donald Rabung20286512310.185.26217
31Herman Reich376523670602.297.34782
32Gary Robin2165209531011.254.32568
33Jose Ruiz?2513438200.186.23310
34Bob Truss*23247925814.316.59547
35Robert Ward2223
36Ralph Wilkerson2044
37Richard Young23385410000.185.18510
38Edmund Zander1872213591440.277.38081
38 Players25.1128498342756871201192536562070586658.281.364.396.76116947844
* - 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
1Clifford Babbitt2301.0008
2Keith Bowman2347.3644.3013969.06640331431.5808.60.15.6
3David Dexter1957.4178.0026984.19486758842.11110.00.99.0
4Chuck Dillard*2165.5455.502717126.0116967791341.9848.30.69.6
5Arthur Edmunds2534.4297
6Donald Edwards281010.5002.992618138.213369463791.5298.60.25.1
7Dan Hellman*20007
8John Kelly2176.5383.862218137.212868593831.5338.40.25.4
9Hub Kittle380020.25101.166315.25040.56.8
10Robert McCaffery2332.6005.4012335.03133210402.0298.00.010.3
11Stan McWilliams2713.2504
12Joe Orrell3853.6254.388751.16837251211.73411.90.23.7
13Donald Rabung20810.4442.962518155.014764515561.3108.50.33.3
14Herman Reich*37001
15Robert Ward22101.0002
16Ralph Wilkerson20004
17Richard Young23611.3534.233818168.0199104796801.66110.70.34.3
17 Players23.15969.461128128713
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Raymond Avansino18R5' 9.0"1651937
Clifford Babbitt23RR6' 0.0"1651932
Stanley Becker22LR6' 0.0"1951933
Keith Bowman23RR5' 11.0"170Sep 24, 1931Stapleton, NE, US
Desmond Charouhas28R5' 10.0"1721927
David Dexter19RR6' 0.0"1851936
Chuck Dillard21LL5' 9.0"1901934
Arthur Edmunds25RR6' 2.0"2101930
Donald Edwards28RR6' 1.0"1751927
Cecil Hamilton26R6' 1.0"2001929
David Hammermeister--Unknown
Dan Hellman20RL5' 10.0"170Jan 30, 1935Minot, ND, US
Dick Hogan21R6' 0.0"180Oct 21, 1933Worcester, MA, US
Daniel Holden30LL5' 11.0"165May 26, 1925Vancouver, BC, CA
Gene Jacobs24L6' 0.0"Feb 22, 1931Flint, MI, US
Kenneth Kane20R5' 11.0"1651935
John Kelly21RR6' 2.0"1801934
Hub Kittle38RR6' 1.0"195Feb 19, 1917Los Angeles, CA, US
Lefty Lewis30LL6' 3.0"180Jul 20, 1924Beaumont, TX, US
Dennis Luby23LR5' 11.0"198Jul 20, 1931Omaha, NE, US
Allan Maul31L6' 3.0"200Nov 27, 1923Seattle, WA, US
Lee Maye20LR6' 2.0"190Dec 11, 1934Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Robert McCaffery23RR6' 1.0"1901932
Stan McWilliams27RR6' 3.0"195Nov 3, 1927Vallejo, CA, US
Sam Mitchell24R5' 11.0"195Jul 3, 1930Newark, NJ, US
Billy Murphy23RR6' 1.0"165Jun 20, 1932Slick, OK, US
Robert Murphy20R6' 2.0"1851935
Robert Nard26RR5' 10.0"165Mar 5, 1929San Francisco, CA, US
Ronald Odekirk--Unknown
Joe Orrell38RR6' 4.0"210Mar 6, 1917National City, CA, US
Juan Peres--Unknown
Jerry Powell21R5' 11.0"1701934
Donald Rabung20RR6' 0.0"1801935
Herman Reich37RL6' 2.0"200Nov 23, 1917Bell, CA, US
Gary Robin21RR5' 9.0"170Jan 16, 1934Albany, CA, US
Jose Ruiz256' 1.0"1851930
Bob Truss23L6' 1.0"1761932
Robert Ward22RR5' 11.0"1851933
Ralph Wilkerson20RR5' 11.0"1701935
Richard Young23RR6' 4.0"200Jul 29, 1931Portland, OR, US
Edmund Zander18RR5' 10.0"195Feb 20, 1937

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