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1955 Syracuse Chiefs

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 International League
Overall: 74-79
Scored 588 runs, Allowed 663 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-85

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Skeeter Newsome
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954 / 1956

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Johnny Blatnik34371159116283041412216.308.443.473.91643101
2Bob Bowman2414153747474128294197174488.270.335.468.8042224123
3Harold Buckwalter*23134439570013153.
4Putsy Caballero27113357320337211202553016.
5Joe Caffie*2474315283387481422242659.261.328.339.66796312
6Thomas Casagrande*25520000.000.0000
7Mel Clark3092355314489511864342924.303.366.446.812140453
8Jim Command*2688207191215311063001123.277.312.429.74282023
9Larry DiPippo*25121919130004101.
10Joe Erautt33691941781537900160710. for 2 teams
11Don Erickson23111615030001017.
12Turk Farrell213372657900380121.
13Pancho Herrera2118504671401280212.304.347.478.82522110
14Louis Heyman358524721116417192703143.194.299.365.66477131
15Ben Johnson243335313600130311.
16Ted Kazanski211405424796214725496275654.307.379.432.811207214
17Thornton Kipper26111919141000005.
18Angelo LiPetri251422010001001.500.500.5001.0001000
19Joe Lonnett2826706081711280710.283.386.433.81926300
20Lynn Lovenguth*3243696451520180210.234.258.313.57020030
21Mickey Micelotta2612748943549106169105484353.244.309.391.700170074
22Ed Mierkowicz316824821219517122723019.241.331.311.64266105
23Seth Morehead*203258512710010316.
24Larry Novak*233611198929500401111.296.360.347.70734002
25Jim Owens213180709710030621.
26Jack Parks*271860536100016057.
27Kent Peterson29351513110000027.
28John Pfeiffer23551.200
29Don Richmond*358926022537696402033113.307.390.369.75983112
30Gene Snyder24940000.000.0000
31Jack Spring223642332601000514.
32Benjamin Tompkins26114427382409610362933637.251.318.340.659130261
33Joe Tully27410000.000.0000
34Jim Westlake*241445514476411730144168380.262.379.360.7391614134
35Marvin Williams*25751.200
36Benny Zientara37330000.000.0000
37Edward Zinker26471818221002006.
37 Players26.5154554548605881234189419053168537698.254.329.365.6941775297643
* - 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
1John Anderson25001
2Thomas Casagrande*2502.0005
3Don Erickson2313.25011
4Turk Farrell211212.5003.943330112185.01969381569698191.4329.
5Arthur Hartley3201.0005Stats for 2 teams
6Ben Johnson2468.4295.123291095.01035654730432011.4009.
7Thornton Kipper2633.5002.341142050.0391413318211011.1407.
8Angelo LiPetri25101.00014
9Lynn Lovenguth32158.6522.523916124168.014952477571033121.2268.
10Hank Mason24004
11Seth Morehead*20813.3813.80292671161.015485686731155261.4108.
12Jim Owens211511.5773.113127180211.017190731012416120131.3987.
13Kent Peterson*2935.3757.033191073.09360571431352121.69911.
14Gene Snyder*2412.3339
15Jack Spring*2278.4674.00301950135.014568601144551021.4009.
16Joe Tully2701.0004
17Marvin Williams*2511.5006
18Edward Zinker2612.3334.294710084.0834740846533011.5368.
18 Players24.37479.484154154663
* - 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


Louis Heyman803792075.9834.998
Joe Erautt612462735.9894.483Stats for 2 teams
Jim Command391351413.9933.822
Joe Lonnett22944011.0004.451
Jack Parks1658511.9843.941


Jim Westlake139122510419140.9869.56
Pancho Herrera131041119.9918.85


Putsy Caballero84185219959.9784.81
Benjamin Tompkins80172213366.9924.81


Ted Kazanski113842391625.9532.86
Benjamin Tompkins25183762.9022.20
Jim Command12141714.9692.58


Mickey Micelotta1272134403194.9555.14
Ted Kazanski295183422.9714.62


Bob Bowman14025216114.9611.91
Mel Clark91137821.9861.59
Joe Caffie74199271.9662.72
Ed Mierkowicz66127822.9852.05
Don Richmond5683120.9771.50
Larry Novak2633010.9711.27
Johnny Blatnik2536120.9491.48
Harold Buckwalter1215331.8571.50


Edward Zinker47215011.0000.36
Lynn Lovenguth391024011.0000.87
Turk Farrell33184351.9241.85
Ben Johnson32813031.0000.66
Jim Owens31142932.9351.39
Kent Peterson3121220.8750.45
Jack Spring30102631.9231.20
Seth Morehead2942250.8390.90
Angelo LiPetri1418001.0000.64
Don Erickson1127011.0000.82
Thornton Kipper11311011.0001.27
Gene Snyder9
Marvin Williams6
Thomas Casagrande5
Arthur Hartley5Stats for 2 teams
Hank Mason4
Joe Tully4
John Anderson1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
John Anderson25RR6' 1.0"190Nov 23, 1929St. Paul, MN, US
Johnny Blatnik34RR6' 0.0"195Mar 10, 1921Bridgeport, OH, US
Bob Bowman24RR6' 1.0"195May 10, 1931Laytonville, CA, US
Harold Buckwalter23LR6' 1.0"195Sep 15, 1931Phoenixville, PA, US
Putsy Caballero27RR5' 10.0"170Nov 5, 1927New Orleans, LA, US
Joe Caffie24LR5' 10.0"180Feb 14, 1931Ramer, AL, US
Thomas Casagrande25LL6' 2.0"2101930
Mel Clark30RR6' 0.0"180Jul 7, 1924Letart, WV, US
Jim Command26LR6' 2.0"200Oct 15, 1928Grand Rapids, MI, US
Larry DiPippo25LL5' 11.0"175May 24, 1930Brooklyn, NY, US
Joe Erautt33RR5' 9.0"175Sep 1, 1921Vibank, SK, CA
Don Erickson23RR6' 0.0"175Dec 13, 1931Springfield, IL, US
Turk Farrell21RR6' 4.0"215Apr 8, 1934Boston, MA, US
Arthur Hartley32RR6' 0.0"2001923
Pancho Herrera21RR6' 3.0"220Jun 16, 1934Santiago de las Vegas, La Habana, CU
Louis Heyman35RR6' 3.0"230Jun 2, 1920Chicago, IL, US
Ben Johnson24RR6' 2.0"190May 15, 1931Greenwood, SC, US
Ted Kazanski21RR6' 1.0"175Jan 25, 1934Hamtramck, MI, US
Thornton Kipper26RR6' 3.0"190Sep 27, 1928Bagley, WI, US
Angelo LiPetri25RR6' 1.0"180Jul 6, 1929Brooklyn, NY, US
Joe Lonnett28RR5' 10.0"180Feb 7, 1927Beaver Falls, PA, US
Lynn Lovenguth32LR5' 10.0"170Nov 29, 1922Camden, NJ, US
Hank Mason24RR6' 0.0"185Jun 19, 1931Marshall, MO, US
Mickey Micelotta26RR5' 11.0"185Oct 20, 1928Corona, NY, US
Ed Mierkowicz31RR6' 4.0"205Mar 6, 1924Wyandotte, MI, US
Seth Morehead20LL6' 0.0"195Aug 15, 1934Houston, TX, US
Larry Novak23LR6' 1.0"195Oct 18, 1931Pocahontas, IL, US
Jim Owens21RR5' 11.0"180Jan 16, 1934Gifford, PA, US
Jack Parks27LR6' 2.0"205Jun 12, 1928Sayreton, AL, US
Kent Peterson29RL5' 10.0"170Dec 21, 1925Goshen, UT, US
John Pfeiffer23R6' 1.0"185Jul 5, 1931Chicago, IL, US
Don Richmond35LR6' 1.0"175Oct 27, 1919Gillett, PA, US
Gene Snyder24RL5' 11.0"175Mar 31, 1931York, PA, US
Jack Spring22RL6' 1.0"175Mar 11, 1933Spokane, WA, US
Benjamin Tompkins26R5' 11.0"1851929
Joe Tully27RR6' 1.0"1951928MX
Jim Westlake24LL6' 1.0"190Jul 3, 1930Sacramento, CA, US
Marvin Williams25LL5' 10.0"1701930
Benny Zientara37RR5' 9.0"165Feb 14, 1918Chicago, IL, US
Edward Zinker26RR6' 4.0"1971929

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