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1955 Brooklyn Dodgers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1954 / 1956

98-55, Finished 1st in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Walter Alston (98-55)
GM: Buzzie Bavasi
Scored 857 runs, Allowed 650 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 95-58

Ballparks: Ebbets Field · Attendance: 1,033,589 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 101

Postseason:  Won World Series (4-3) over New York Yankees

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1954 / 1956 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Sandy Amoros 25 L L 5' 7" 170 Jan 30, 1930 3 119 100 119 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 102 10 5 109 10 3 2.0
Don Bessent 24 R R 6' 0" 175 Mar 13, 1931 1st 24 2 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7
Joe Black 31 R R 6' 2" 220 Feb 8, 1924 4 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Bob Borkowski 29 R R 6' 0" 182 Jan 27, 1926 6 9 5 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 3 9 0 0 -0.3
Roy Campanella HOF 33 R R 5' 9" 190 Nov 19, 1921 8 123 118 123 121 0 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 5.2 $42,000 All-Star
Roger Craig 25 R R 6' 4" 185 Feb 17, 1930 1st 21 10 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5
Carl Erskine 28 R R 5' 10" 165 Dec 13, 1926 8 42 29 42 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2.0 $27,000
Carl Furillo 33 R R 6' 0" 190 Mar 8, 1922 10 140 137 140 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 139 140 1 0 5.1 $28,500
Jim Gilliam 26 B R 5' 10" 175 Oct 17, 1928 3 147 134 147 142 0 0 0 99 0 0 40 4 7 46 7 1 3.6
Bert Hamric 27 L R 6' 0" 165 Mar 1, 1928 1st 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 -0.0
Don Hoak 27 R R 6' 1" 170 Feb 5, 1928 2 94 71 94 78 0 0 0 0 78 0 0 0 0 0 6 10 2.5
Gil Hodges 31 R R 6' 1" 200 Apr 4, 1924 10 150 150 150 150 0 0 139 0 0 0 8 1 7 16 0 0 4.4 All-Star
Dixie Howell 35 R R 5' 11" 190 Apr 24, 1920 7 16 9 16 13 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -0.1 $8,000
Jim Hughes 32 R R 6' 1" 200 Mar 21, 1923 4 24 0 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Frank Kellert 30 R R 6' 2" 185 Jul 6, 1924 3 39 17 39 22 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 1 0.7
Sandy Koufax HOF 19 R L 6' 2" 210 Dec 30, 1935 1st 12 5 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $6,000
Clem Labine 28 R R 6' 0" 180 Aug 6, 1926 6 60 8 60 60 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 $13,000
Tom Lasorda HOF 27 L L 5' 10" 175 Sep 22, 1927 2 4 1 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Billy Loes 25 R R 6' 1" 165 Dec 13, 1929 5 22 19 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Russ Meyer 31 B R 6' 1" 175 Oct 25, 1923 10 18 11 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1
Walt Moryn 29 L R 6' 2" 205 Apr 12, 1926 2 11 4 11 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 5 0 0.0
Don Newcombe 29 L R 6' 4" 220 Jun 14, 1926 5 57 31 57 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 5.3 All-Star
Johnny Podres 22 L L 5' 11" 170 Sep 30, 1932 3 32 24 32 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1.4
Pee Wee Reese HOF 36 R R 5' 10" 160 Jul 23, 1918 13 145 142 145 142 0 0 0 0 0 142 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.2
Jackie Robinson HOF 36 R R 5' 11" 195 Jan 31, 1919 9 105 92 105 95 0 0 1 1 84 0 10 0 0 10 13 0 2.6 $35,000
Ed Roebuck 23 R R 6' 2" 185 Jul 3, 1931 1st 47 0 47 47 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1
George Shuba 30 L R 5' 11" 180 Dec 13, 1924 7 44 7 44 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 2 9 36 0 0.3 $11,500
Duke Snider HOF 28 L R 6' 0" 179 Sep 19, 1926 9 148 144 148 146 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 146 0 146 2 0 8.6 $35,000 All-Star
Karl Spooner 24 R L 6' 0" 185 Jun 23, 1931 2 29 14 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Chuck Templeton 23 R L 6' 3" 210 Jun 1, 1932 1st 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Rube Walker 29 L R 6' 0" 175 May 16, 1926 8 48 27 48 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 -0.1
Don Zimmer 24 R R 5' 9" 165 Jan 17, 1931 2 88 75 88 84 0 0 0 62 8 21 0 0 0 0 3 3 0.4
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1954 / 1956 Roster (40-man)