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1955 Houston Buffaloes

1955 > Class AA > 1955 Texas League
Overall: 86-75
Scored 739 runs, Allowed 641 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-70

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Mike Ryba
Represented: Houston, TX
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954 / 1956

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Herb Adams*2711047542861127133036543716.297.352.341.693146091
2Jim Atchley3133660000000001. for 2 teams
3Richard Atkinson#236163.188
4Ralph Beard261941363500010029.
5Bob Boyd*351637286359619739615941378128.310.388.461.850293345
6Willard Brown401495895447316434419104323942.301.345.483.829263015
7Frank Carswell352997798194001100108.241.347.291.63923422
8Sherwin Dixon?24162714609112151203186440983104.248.343.379.7232317123
9Walter Fassler233090748102003011012.
10Rogers Fister2117302821000000015.
11Al Grandcolas22923593013775170534044749.249.352.355.708107344
12Bill Greason303610488142640314021233.295.376.443.81939031
13Harry Hoitsma275626241200010026.
14George Lerchen#3211940433363892171152316058.267.383.471.854157443
15Bob Mabe2534847244000100335.
16Fred McAlister27922762432857110530312734.235.316.342.65883312
17Bob O'Neal*309327823021511001039113522.222.338.396.73491733Stats for 3 teams
18Knowles Piercey*3112440000000002.
19Russ Rac25154626523831633012198518452.312.408.493.901258667
20Francisco Ramirez27720000.000.0000
21Whitey Ries2515762354971151250958556431.275.352.370.722203415
22John Romonosky254529292840000005.276.276.414.69012000
23Barney Schultz2820494327200100311.
24Isaac Seaone291014130300010012.
25Hal Smith2413954551258153227867722132.299.330.416.746213453
26Hugh Sooter2832796947100200417.
27Ted Wieand22341.250
28Floyd Wooldridge266141.071
28 Players28.4163618153867391435254321176828242622627.266.345.391.735210411645814752
* - 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
1Jim Atchley3112.3334.503310058.07433295101291011.44811. for 2 teams
2Richard Atkinson2342.6671.38643039.0421665170120101.5139.
3Ralph Beard2676.5382.94191561107.094453512434524051.2807.
4Rogers Fister2148.3334.5017162292.08448466691660151.6638.
5Bill Greason301711.6074.163433172240.02221241112511441601061.4008.
6Harry Hoitsma27133.8132.6456000109.080403210524832061.2116.
7Bob Mabe251610.6153.313421157215.020491791595131212041.3918.
8Clarence Peerenboom*25002
9Knowles Piercey*3102.00012
10Francisco Ramirez2701.0007
11John Romonosky2546.4003.2441400125.09749454857844041.4567.
12Mike Ryba52001
13Barney Schultz2857.4173.46191872125.01065248114861111021.2327.
14Hugh Sooter281114.4403.563230134215.02031028522714879051.2748.
15Ted Wieand2211.5003
16Floyd Wooldridge2632.6002.70653140.02415122173190021.0255.
16 Players27.08675.5343.541631639667201404.0130564155212464045847312381.3858.
* - 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


Hal Smith13476178713.9926.265
Bob O'Neal522723385.9745.872Stats for 3 teams


Bob Boyd163141511820130.9879.40


Sherwin Dixon1623854582398.9735.20


Whitey Ries1571563212832.9453.04


Al Grandcolas861592182353.9434.38
Fred McAlister5683144724.9704.05
Walter Fassler27475336.9713.70


Russ Rac1212271642.9842.01
George Lerchen3046030.9391.53
Frank Carswell2138030.9271.81


Herb Adams110237821.9922.23
George Lerchen53100510.9911.98
Russ Rac11202001.0002.00


Willard Brown1351971444.9811.56
Russ Rac2021120.9171.10


Harry Hoitsma5651712.9570.39
John Romonosky41718021.0000.61
Bill Greason34144233.9491.65
Bob Mabe34223311.9821.62
Jim Atchley33110001.0000.33Stats for 2 teams
Hugh Sooter3284224.9621.56
Ralph Beard1982622.9441.79
Barney Schultz19825041.0001.74
Rogers Fister1761420.9091.18
Knowles Piercey1226011.0000.67
Francisco Ramirez7
Richard Atkinson6
Floyd Wooldridge6
Ted Wieand3
Clarence Peerenboom2
Mike Ryba1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Herb Adams27LL5' 9.0"160Apr 14, 1928Hollywood, CA, US
Jim Atchley31RR6' 2.0"170Aug 8, 1923Battle Creek, MI, US
Richard Atkinson23SR6' 2.0"1751932
Ralph Beard26RR6' 5.0"200Feb 11, 1929Cincinnati, OH, US
Bob Boyd35LL5' 10.0"170Oct 1, 1919Potts Camp, MS, US
Willard Brown40RR5' 11.0"200Jun 26, 1915Shreveport, LA, US
Frank Carswell35RR6' 0.0"195Nov 6, 1919Palestine, TX, US
Sherwin Dixon24R6' 0.0"170Nov 4, 1930Lynchburg, VA, US
Walter Fassler23R5' 10.0"1651932
Rogers Fister21RR6' 5.0"1851934
Al Grandcolas22RR6' 2.0"175Dec 14, 1932Belleville, IL, US
Bill Greason30RR5' 10.0"170Sep 3, 1924Atlanta, GA, US
Harry Hoitsma27RR6' 3.0"1981928
George Lerchen32SR5' 11.0"175Dec 1, 1922Detroit, MI, US
Bob Mabe25RR5' 11.0"165Oct 8, 1929Danville, VA, US
Fred McAlister27RR6' 1.0"185Mar 1, 1928Lynchburg, VA, US
Bob O'Neal30L6' 0.0"2041925Cutler, IL, US
Clarence Peerenboom25LL6' 2.0"1901930
Knowles Piercey31LL6' 2.0"180Jan 31, 1924Salt Lake City, UT, US
Russ Rac25RR5' 11.0"188Jun 15, 1930Galveston, TX, US
Francisco Ramirez27RR5' 10.0"185Mar 9, 1928San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, MX
Whitey Ries25RR6' 0.0"185Jul 3, 1929St. Louis, MO, US
John Romonosky25RR6' 2.0"195Jul 7, 1929Harrisburg, IL, US
Mike Ryba52RR5' 11.0"180Jun 9, 1903DeLancey, PA, US
Barney Schultz28RR6' 2.0"200Aug 15, 1926Beverly, NJ, US
Isaac Seaone29R5' 10.0"1801926
Hal Smith24RR5' 10.0"186Jun 1, 1931Barling, AR, US
Hugh Sooter28RR5' 9.0"174May 30, 1927
Ted Wieand22RR6' 2.0"195Apr 4, 1933Walnutport, PA, US
Floyd Wooldridge26RR6' 1.0"185Aug 25, 1928Jerico Springs, MO, US

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