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1955 Denver Bears

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 American Association
Overall: 83-71
Scored 874 runs, Allowed 838 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-74

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Ralph Houk
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1956

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Johnny Blanchard*22473.429
2Mike Blyzka263141362600020218.
3Wally Burnette2633938461412180520.
4Leon Carter242510191923432191511.253.277.429.706393005
5Ed Cereghino21420000.000.0000
6Al Cicotte25541.250
7Rip Coleman*233070578410110828.
8Sonny Dixon#30181614110000013.
9Marion Fricano31252518310001058. for 2 teams
10Jim Fridley301063923446796141186934160.279.360.483.84216612403
11Charles Garmon262933322511010011.
12Hal Grote247164.250
13Woodie Held231476095377714030101887460103.261.337.454.79224415516
14Whitey Herzog*23149632515101149247219811107118.289.412.485.8972506415
15Ralph Houk35153126143004055.
16Billy Hunter271349487163101417.333.347.438.784210000
17Darrell Johnson261525935555617026444933339.306.348.389.73721620311
18James Kite*23581.125
19Steve Kraly*26282927770002013.
20Tony Kubek*197278.296
21Johnny Kucab35452420540104032.200.304.300.60461010
22Don Larsen252355461015406140811.326.418.8041.223370001
23Jim McDonald28571.143
24Charles Parsons232421171400010210.235.316.235.55142020
25Johnny Pesky*36661691373247721182269.343.446.445.892613213
26Herb Plews*27140624530100160301104498784.302.400.400.8002127214
27Bobby Richardson1911954749499146211265974829.296.359.423.78220917140
28Jim Russell*239112.182
29Lou Skizas2311242637669131192219933732.348.401.577.9782179229
30Woody Smith2813555950068132343106854840.264.331.404.73520212362Stats for 2 teams
31Marlin Stuart*362111.000
32Ralph Terry19163837180001016.
33Dick Tettelbach261446345541071712661695237185.309.382.464.84625711018
34Marv Throneberry*211566495819016025936117360150.275.345.535.8803117404
35Jack Urban26365956580005027.
35 Players25.01566061532487415132447315380574628877.284.360.444.804236211430324735
* - 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
1David Benedict*2501.0003
2Mike Blyzka2695.6434.99311120101.0127655610390573011.64411.
3Wally Burnette261512.5564.623330133220.0239125113277491300021.4239.
4Ed Cereghino21004
5Al Cicotte2501.0005
6Rip Coleman*23128.6003.763024110170.01497971168231332061.3597.
7Sonny Dixon3033.5004.191821058.07133277152210011.48311.
8Marion Fricano3135.3755.672382273.093534612274330021.64411. for 2 teams
9Charles Garmon2654.5564.452983099.010054498323660021.3339.
10James Kite*2312.3335
11Steve Kraly*2654.5565.2121122176.09253442342363031.65810.
12Johnny Kucab3564.6002.814500077.06835248234442021.1827.
13Don Larsen2591.9003.69131361100.096494114430740011.3908.
14Jim McDonald2813.2505
15Charles Parsons2318.1116.212451071.076554911453422141.7049.
16Jim Russell*2313.2509
17Marlin Stuart36002
18Ralph Terry1975.5835.3816165097.0105705810502461031.5989.
19Jack Urban2685.6154.39341840160.0175947820854903071.6259.
19 Players26.28371.539156156838
* - 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


Darrell Johnson152822871214.9875.989
Ralph Houk1033130.9193.400


Marv Throneberry156133413917146.9899.44


Bobby Richardson1132753331599.9765.38
Herb Plews43801301131.9504.88


Woody Smith1291403112632.9453.50Stats for 2 teams
Herb Plews86701691823.9302.78
Johnny Pesky30224572.9052.23
Leon Carter24255394.8973.25
Woodie Held18163154.9042.61


Woodie Held1322454134599.9364.98
Billy Hunter12203718.9834.75


Whitey Herzog148323940.9882.24
Dick Tettelbach1442778101.9661.98
Lou Skizas96164932.9831.80
Jim Fridley91179461.9682.01


Johnny Kucab4561331.8640.42
Jack Urban34173531.9451.53
Wally Burnette33124012.9811.58
Mike Blyzka3111920.9090.65
Rip Coleman3072331.9091.00
Charles Garmon29516031.0000.72
Charles Parsons245911.9330.58
Marion Fricano231113021.0001.04Stats for 2 teams
Steve Kraly2142212.9631.24
Sonny Dixon1849041.0000.72
Ralph Terry16141621.9381.88
Don Larsen1391410.9581.77
Jim Russell9
Al Cicotte5
James Kite5
Jim McDonald5
Ed Cereghino4
David Benedict3
Marlin Stuart2

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
David Benedict25LL6' 3.0"2001930
Johnny Blanchard22LR6' 1.0"193Feb 26, 1933Minneapolis, MN, US
Mike Blyzka26RR5' 11.0"190Dec 25, 1928Hamtramck, MI, US
Wally Burnette26RR6' 0.0"178Jun 20, 1929Blairs, VA, US
Leon Carter24RR5' 11.0"1801931
Ed Cereghino21RR6' 2.0"205Nov 24, 1933San Francisco, CA, US
Al Cicotte25RR6' 3.0"185Dec 23, 1929Melvindale, MI, US
Rip Coleman23LL6' 2.0"185Jul 31, 1931Troy, NY, US
Sonny Dixon30SR6' 2.0"205Nov 5, 1924Charlotte, NC, US
Marion Fricano31RR6' 0.0"170Jul 15, 1923Brant, NY, US
Jim Fridley30RR6' 2.0"205Sep 6, 1924Phillippi, WV, US
Charles Garmon26RR6' 4.0"2051929
Hal Grote24R6' 3.0"205Sep 25, 1930Cincinnati, OH, US
Woodie Held23RR5' 10.0"167Mar 25, 1932Sacramento, CA, US
Whitey Herzog23LL5' 11.0"182Nov 9, 1931New Athens, IL, US
Ralph Houk35RR5' 11.0"193Aug 9, 1919Lawrence, KS, US
Billy Hunter27RR6' 0.0"180Jun 4, 1928Punxsutawney, PA, US
Darrell Johnson26RR6' 1.0"180Aug 25, 1928Horace, NE, US
James Kite23LL5' 11.0"1781932
Steve Kraly26LL5' 10.0"152Apr 18, 1929Whiting, IN, US
Tony Kubek19LR6' 3.0"190Oct 12, 1935Milwaukee, WI, US
Johnny Kucab35RR6' 2.0"185Dec 17, 1919Olyphant, PA, US
Don Larsen25RR6' 4.0"215Aug 7, 1929Michigan City, IN, US
Jim McDonald28RR5' 10.0"185May 17, 1927Grants Pass, OR, US
Charles Parsons23RR6' 0.0"2001932
Johnny Pesky36LR5' 9.0"168Feb 27, 1919Portland, OR, US
Herb Plews27LR5' 11.0"160Jun 14, 1928Helena, MT, US
Bobby Richardson19RR5' 9.0"170Aug 19, 1935Sumter, SC, US
Jim Russell23LL5' 11.0"175Dec 25, 1931Los Angeles, Ca, US
Lou Skizas23RR5' 11.0"175Jun 2, 1932Chicago, IL, US
Woody Smith28RR6' 0.0"180Feb 25, 1927University City, MO, US
Marlin Stuart36LR6' 2.0"185Aug 8, 1918Paragould, AR, US
Ralph Terry19RR6' 3.0"195Jan 9, 1936Big Cabin, OK, US
Dick Tettelbach26RR6' 0.0"195Jun 26, 1929New Haven, CT, US
Marv Throneberry21LL6' 1.0"190Sep 2, 1933Collierville, TN, US
Jack Urban26RR5' 8.0"155Dec 5, 1928Omaha, NE, US

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