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1955 Brooklyn Dodgers (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
Nickname:
W-L Record: 98-55 .641
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 857-650 + 207
Roster Continuity 83.56% 7/16
Manager(s): Walter Alston
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location:
Ballpark: Ebbets Field
Attendance: 1,033,589 8/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Billy Herman
Assistant Coach: Jake Pitler
Pitching Coach: Joe Becker
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9855.641--
8569.55213.5
8074.51918.5
7777.50021.5
7579.48723.5
7281.47126.0
6886.44230.5
6094.39038.5
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11955-04-13W 6-1 vs PITCarl ErskineW1-0Q1117912997110540003568 1.001.33130765458.461792412130.9
    21955-04-14W 10-8 @NY1Don NewcombeW1-0-11110977.112852230003628 6.432.00119813868.072961510200.5
    31955-04-15W 6-3 @NY1Billy LoesW1-0Q111106896330420003561 3.001.11127745358.2710102513150.9
    41955-04-16W 6-0 @PITRuss MeyerW1-0Q1115513192000230003184 0.000.44101722971.29973014121.2
    51955-04-17W 10-3 @PITJohnny PodresW1-0Q11634096320330013865 2.001.00133854863.911533614141.0
    61955-04-17W 3-2 @PITClem LabineW1-0Q111252585210430003265 1.131.13105663962.861142615101.5
    71955-04-18W 5-2 @PHICarl ErskineW2-0-221801305.14220610002546 1.931.5791514056.0472247100.7
    81955-04-19W 7-6 @PHIDon NewcombeW2-0-22111986.29441160002943 5.791.7190652572.22179179120.8
    91955-04-20W 3-2 vs PHIBilly LoesW2-0Q221116976221040002661 2.811.0091603165.93127197150.5
    101955-04-21W 14-4 vs PHIRuss Meyer-1-0-221561322.14221201001334 1.640.9129191065.52404560.8
    111955-04-22L 4-5 vs NY1Johnny PodresL1-1-2264417.17440680003349 3.381.38141806156.741917253150.2
    121955-04-23W 3-1 vs NY1Carl ErskineW3-0Q3318113196100350003575 1.171.35103683566.0217121211160.7
    131955-04-24L 10-11 vs NY1Don Newcombe-2-0-331129945221010001745 5.501.6143321174.425110690.7
    141955-04-27W 7-2 vs CINBilly LoesW3-1Q431137071210530012967 4.151.12108575152.78124218120.7
    151955-04-28W 4-2 vs CHNCarl Erskine-3-0Q4418213263221340002359 1.551.2876463060.53115145110.5
    161955-04-30W 7-5 vs CHNRuss MeyerW2-0-3315713395541430003658 2.700.95117714660.688102415141.1
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    171955-05-01W 5-4 vs MLNBilly Loes-3-1-541147176441280002955 4.361.12100643664.001010259100.9
    181955-05-02W 2-0 vs MLNCarl ErskineW4-0Q55183133126000560004691 1.101.17143855859.4419112019141.4
    191955-05-04W 12-4 vs SLNJohnny PodresW2-1-33654299442240003755 3.601.32113783569.03247165260.2
    201955-05-05W 4-3 vs SLNTom Lasorda-0-0-11511011022300543 9.002.0027131448.15354010.0
    211955-05-06W 6-4 @PHIBilly Loes-3-1-651157233411410001638 4.251.2260352558.334515470.6
    221955-05-07W 6-3 @PHICarl ErskineW5-0Q6618413497333240003763 1.441.14125784762.40187229210.4
    231955-05-08W 9-8 @PHIJohnny PodresW3-1Q4466436.28530470003243 3.661.41129795061.241711301191.2
    241955-05-10W 3-0 @CHNDon NewcombeW4-0Q5411410091000060002791 3.411.0394692573.40199201381.6
    251955-05-11L 8-10 @CHNRuss MeyerL2-1-441581341355121000820 4.711.1423101343.48113140.3
    261955-05-12L 1-2 @MLNCarl Erskine-5-0Q77185135119111231004376 1.331.11126864068.2512112512250.5
    271955-05-13W 6-2 @MLNBilly LoesW4-1Q861177397221220003565 3.721.17137825559.851962617141.2
    281955-05-14W 13-2 @CINJohnny PodresW4-1Q65684497221260003469 3.351.33115734263.4816131811150.7
    291955-05-15L 4-11 @CINKarl SpoonerL0-1-11332.15440210001325 18.003.5051321962.758410641.5
    301955-05-15W 7-1 @CINDon NewcombeW5-0Q6511510197110050003374 2.840.9798801881.6326111511170.6
    311955-05-17L 0-3 @SLNCarl ErskineL5-1Q8818613665111040002262 1.341.0987573065.52168152160.1
    321955-05-18L 2-3 @SLNJohnny PodresL4-2Q76694564310140002459 3.121.2789573264.04179121071.4
    331955-05-20L 3-5 vs PHIBilly LoesL4-2-971187454440330002243 4.061.20100604060.0021419881.0
    341955-05-21W 6-4 vs PHIDon NewcombeW6-0-76116102711441160003144 3.201.09108733567.5916112210120.8
    351955-05-22W 8-3 vs PHICarl ErskineW6-1Q991871378.18333510003550 1.541.13138766255.07103349200.5
    361955-05-24L 1-15 @PITJohnny PodresL4-3-8770462.26310240001734 3.181.3766412562.1212810651.2
    371955-05-26W 6-2 @PITDon NewcombeW7-0Q8711710396211250003572 2.831.06103733070.872291415111.4
    381955-05-27L 1-3 @NY1Carl ErskineL6-2Q10101881387.19332240003249 1.731.17103653863.11182199170.5
    391955-05-28W 5-3 @NY1Billy LoesW5-2-1081197556332420002441 4.181.2783443953.0112867100.7
    401955-05-29W 8-5 @NY1Johnny PodresW5-3-98714778552542003340 3.571.43130765458.462482011140.8
    411955-05-30W 8-4 vs PITRuss MeyerW3-1-651601357.19441231003244 6.301.40112724064.291572310160.6
    421955-05-30W 8-3 vs PITDon NewcombeW8-0Q98118104912331290003858 2.861.13137993872.2628202411150.7
    431955-05-31L 3-6 vs PITClem Labine-2-0-112135265.19330040002441 3.001.3378542469.23149111091.1
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    441955-06-01W 11-8 vs MLNCarl ErskineW7-2-11111891396.110860370003228 2.221.24110743667.27189258130.6
    451955-06-02W 13-2 vs MLNBilly LoesW6-2Q1191207696222260003471 3.881.22130844664.6219142512140.9
    461955-06-03W 12-5 vs SLNJohnny Podres-5-3-10972484.27551251002331 4.001.4687602768.9724812790.8
    471955-06-04W 6-1 vs SLNDon NewcombeW9-0Q10911910596111170003477 2.631.08107773071.9620131812140.9
    481955-06-05W 10-6 vs SLNKarl Spooner-0-1-224444410261002048 7.502.1783552866.27161512480.5
    491955-06-05L 4-9 vs SLNCarl Erskine-7-2Q12121901406.27331210002845 2.341.2492533957.6171206180.3
    501955-06-06W 5-4 vs SLNBilly Loes-6-2-12101217747440140001935 4.171.2665422364.6215763110.3
    511955-06-07W 4-0 vs CINJohnny PodresW6-3Q1110734995000280003383 3.501.38118823669.4918113011120.9
    521955-06-08W 3-1 vs CINDon NewcombeW10-0Q111012010694111070003182 2.441.0191672473.63159199140.6
    531955-06-10W 7-0 vs CHNCarl ErskineW8-2Q131319114194000180003186 2.141.18105723368.5714122411111.0
    541955-06-11W 4-3 vs CHNBilly LoesW7-2Q131112278953315110003771 4.041.24159936658.492821239120.8
    551955-06-12L 5-9 vs CHNDon NewcombeL10-1-12111211075.18943130002527 2.721.0685572867.061411119100.9
    561955-06-12W 6-2 vs CHNRuss Meyer-3-1-8616213642110310001752 5.351.3553262749.06355580.6
    571955-06-14W 9-0 @CINJohnny PodresW7-3Q1211745097000170003679 3.111.32129844565.1223122110180.6
    581955-06-15L 2-5 @CINCarl ErskineL8-3-141419214257551110002333 2.451.2064422265.6344137140.5
    591955-06-16L 5-6 @CINClem Labine-5-0-153139273.15441120001632 3.001.2156352162.50949490.4
    601955-06-17W 12-1 @SLNDon NewcombeW11-1Q131212210897111220013469 2.561.05109703964.22212189190.5
    611955-06-18L 4-5 @SLNJohnny PodresL7-4-131275519.16540260003661 3.201.28135864963.702411239200.5
    621955-06-19W 7-4 @SLNCarl Erskine-8-3-15151931434.16430110001936 2.611.2276472961.84152135110.5
    631955-06-21W 7-2 @CHNDon NewcombeW12-1Q1413123109116221190003985 2.461.011311003176.3432192013160.8
    641955-06-22W 3-2 @CHNRuss Meyer-3-1-971631375.24110230002256 4.931.3370432761.4376136100.6
    651955-06-23W 7-4 @CHNClem LabineW6-0-1741412867441121002543 3.331.2685533262.35127121572.1
    661955-06-24L 2-8 @MLNCarl ErskineL8-4-161619414426773120001313 3.101.2647291861.70874190.1
    671955-06-25W 5-3 @MLNDon NewcombeW13-1Q15141241108.210330350003652 2.501.04123814265.8519112311170.6
    681955-06-26L 0-4 @MLNRuss Meyer-3-1-1081641384.26000220002150 4.401.3670462465.71145107100.7
    691955-06-28W 6-5 vs NY1Karl SpoonerW2-1-831056.17440350002944 3.381.17116714561.21257184170.2
    701955-06-29L 1-6 vs NY1Clem LabineL6-1-1951432989652240003644 3.571.29109763369.7222101420102.0
    711955-06-30W 6-5 vs NY1Don Newcombe-13-1Q161512511175320260003061 2.511.04116813569.8331181011111.0
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    721955-07-01L 2-3 vs PITJohnny PodresL7-5Q1413765267330170002552 3.281.2898643465.31201116890.9
    731955-07-02L 6-7 vs PITCarl Erskine-8-4Q171719514575330550003055 3.151.27105584755.24962310101.0
    741955-07-03L 5-7 vs PITKarl Spooner-2-1-1041262.22431630001731 3.721.2869373253.628615350.6
    751955-07-03W 3-1 vs PITBilly LoesW8-2Q14121237974110460013067 3.811.24121705157.851816171181.4
    761955-07-04W 11-2 @PHIDon NewcombeW14-1Q181612711298221250003566 2.641.06122784463.93198237200.4
    771955-07-04W 6-3 @PHIClem LabineW7-2Q2261463096331330003463 3.361.27120744661.671662411170.6
    781955-07-05L 4-5 @PHIKarl SpoonerL2-2-1151375.14330550002547 3.971.35108594954.63227154110.4
    791955-07-06W 10-5 @PITCarl ErskineW9-4-181819614679553110003039 3.321.2897682970.101871511150.7
    801955-07-06L 1-4 @PITSandy Koufax-0-0-31314.23110840002348 1.132.00104535150.9619815541.3
    811955-07-07W 4-3 @PITBilly LoesW9-2Q151312480910311170003765 3.541.23127844366.14197299200.5
    821955-07-08W 12-8 @NY1Don Newcombe-14-1-19171281132.16652110001518 2.931.1035241168.57731670.9
    831955-07-09L 2-10 @NY1Karl SpoonerL2-3-12614823331200001032 4.501.4240221855.00455260.3
    841955-07-10L 2-3 @NY1Carl Erskine-9-4-19191971475.27110310002447 3.241.2978453357.69112129100.9
    851955-07-14L 1-6 vs SLNJohnny PodresL7-6Q1614785367331220012646 3.291.3083552866.27159106140.4
    861955-07-15W 12-3 vs SLNDon NewcombeW15-1Q201812911498331050003464 2.941.08117843371.7931131110180.6
    871955-07-16W 5-4 vs CINBilly Loes-9-3Q17141268166331210002547 3.781.2788553362.50124176160.4
    881955-07-17W 8-5 vs CINDon BessentW1-0-111189551220003244 5.631.38106703666.041951816121.3
    891955-07-17W 6-2 vs CINRoger CraigW1-0Q111193210561003676 1.000.89134795558.9617112610140.7
    901955-07-18L 5-9 vs CINKarl SpoonerL2-4-1471694.17541130002332 4.811.4473472664.3813968110.7
    911955-07-20W 10-1 vs CHNDon NewcombeW16-1Q211913011592100280003087 2.761.05117774065.8120152210101.0
    921955-07-20L 3-5 vs CHNClem LabineL9-3-2871523175541340002950 4.061.29104564853.851181510120.8
    931955-07-21W 4-1 vs CHNDon BessentW2-0Q222295111540003572 3.181.24130725855.381362711150.7
    941955-07-22W 8-4 vs MLNRoger CraigW2-0-222276444240002951 2.811.0094583661.70178109130.7
    951955-07-23L 6-11 vs MLNKarl Spooner-2-4-15817105.18331030012542 4.881.4665461970.7795117140.5
    961955-07-24W 9-7 vs MLNDon Newcombe-16-1-22201311162.21166212000207 3.061.1059421771.191087890.9
    971955-07-24L 2-9 vs MLNClem LabineL9-4-308154324.17440220002232 4.221.3266392759.097591171.6
    981955-07-26W 4-2 @CINDon NewcombeW17-1Q232113211797220130003467 3.001.09108763270.3724111113170.8
    991955-07-27L 3-4 @CINCarl Erskine-9-4-212019914842221131001552 3.231.2760322853.33948380.4
    1001955-07-28W 10-2 @CINRoger CraigW3-0Q4343952116110003676 2.251.18150886258.673514201091.1
    1011955-07-29W 5-4 @SLNKarl Spooner-2-4Q169181165331230002551 4.831.4379522765.821210109110.8
    1021955-07-30W 6-0 @SLNJohnny PodresW8-6Q181580546.26000240002662 3.131.3092613166.30167187130.5
    1031955-07-31W 11-2 @SLNDon NewcombeW18-1Q242213311895222120003170 2.951.0797682970.102041611170.6
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1041955-08-01W 4-3 @MLNBilly Loes-9-3Q18151278264331170002358 3.821.2589642571.91259154100.4
    1051955-08-02L 3-5 @MLNRoger CraigL3-1Q54547.27532430003346 2.571.26109644558.721561714121.2
    1061955-08-03W 9-6 @MLNRuss Meyer-3-1-1291661393.28220200001931 4.501.4856342260.7152103120.3
    1071955-08-04W 11-10 @MLNDon Newcombe-18-1-25231341194.27532130002234 3.031.0959441574.5810791081.3
    1081955-08-05L 8-10 @CHNJohnny Podres-8-6-191681553.17662030001722 3.521.3354401474.0712683110.3
    1091955-08-07L 3-4 @CHNBilly LoesL9-4-1916128833.210330130002027 3.931.3068472169.1216695100.5
    1101955-08-08L 0-1 @CHNDon NewcombeL18-2Q262413512086111180003173 2.951.08101683367.3323111211111.0
    1111955-08-09W 3-2 vs NY1Johnny Podres-8-6Q201782567.25221370002963 3.441.31106673963.21249156120.5
    1121955-08-10W 5-4 vs NY1Roger Craig-3-2-858542430510012140 2.931.2878423653.859316761.2
    1131955-08-14L 2-3 vs PHIDon NewcombeL18-3Q2725136121108330350004166 2.941.08156995763.4625113013190.7
    1141955-08-14W 5-4 vs PHICarl Erskine-10-4-232120114967443130002544 3.501.2893633067.74194196140.4
    1151955-08-16L 3-5 @NY1Johnny PodresL8-7-2118835757551120002334 3.661.3273512269.86127122170.1
    1161955-08-17L 1-5 @NY1Roger CraigL3-3Q10610666320111002350 2.771.2582552767.07212111291.3
    1171955-08-18W 8-5 @NY1Karl Spooner-5-4-221024123.12421330001641 4.301.2862352756.451069370.4
    1181955-08-19L 2-3 @PHIDon NewcombeL18-4Q282613712288320030003259 2.911.08107743369.1623121011180.6
    1191955-08-20L 2-3 @PHIJohnny PodresL8-8Q221984587.29331430003546 3.671.35118704859.321681812160.8
    1201955-08-21L 4-6 @PHICarl ErskineL10-5-24222021502.13330310001232 3.611.3049252451.021016350.6
    1211955-08-23W 6-4 vs CHNDon Newcombe-18-4-29271381232.24410310001732 2.911.1049311863.271143670.9
    1221955-08-24W 9-5 vs CHNRuss MeyerW4-1-14101681407.18440450003346 4.651.53115724362.612172010140.7
    1231955-08-25L 5-8 vs CINJohnny PodresL8-9-2320855967441041002546 3.771.3475542172.00141181291.3
    1241955-08-25L 5-6 vs CINRoger Craig-3-3-12712774441340002754 3.001.2283562767.471110151281.5
    1251955-08-26L 2-4 vs CINCarl ErskineL10-6-25232031516.28440320002939 3.701.3293563760.221561112121.0
    1261955-08-27W 7-0 vs CINSandy KoufaxW1-0Q7272920005140103492 1.291.29135825360.742311333120.3
    1271955-08-28W 6-1 vs SLNKarl SpoonerW6-5Q2411261396111190013479 4.091.26126844266.672517199140.6
    1281955-08-29W 10-4 vs SLNJohnny PodresW9-9Q2421866066431120012647 3.801.33103683566.021762310120.8
    1291955-08-30W 8-6 vs MLNDon NewcombeW19-4-302813912465442120002447 3.001.0985572867.0623499120.8
    1301955-08-31L 8-13 vs MLNCarl ErskineL10-7-262420415246432040001840 3.781.3257401770.1876134100.4
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1311955-09-01W 6-3 vs MLNRoger CraigW4-3Q1381386.110330240003042 3.091.27116694759.481811166160.4
    1321955-09-02W 2-0 vs PITKarl SpoonerW7-5Q2512271494000430003378 3.661.22123774662.602262310160.6
    1331955-09-03W 4-0 vs PITSandy KoufaxW2-0Q939395000260013481 2.031.26108783072.2221131914101.4
    1341955-09-04W 6-5 vs PITJohnny Podres-9-9-252287613.26221031001640 3.811.3463432068.251389580.6
    1351955-09-05W 8-2 vs PHICarl ErskineW11-7Q272520515395221110003269 3.681.2995672870.531242113170.8
    1361955-09-05W 11-4 vs PHIDon NewcombeW20-4Q312914012598431170003563 3.001.09104733170.19148248190.4
    1371955-09-07W 3-1 @MLNBilly LoesW10-4Q20171298496110340003472 3.711.28123784563.41229207190.4
    1381955-09-08W 10-2 @MLNRoger Craig-4-3-1591593.16220231001838 3.171.3260402066.677812480.5
    1391955-09-09L 4-11 @CHNDon NewcombeL20-5-32301411262976400000168 3.211.123427779.415245100.5
    1401955-09-09W 16-9 @CHNRuss MeyerW5-1-1611170141716883200003811 5.641.69117774065.812121815170.9
    1411955-09-10L 3-3 @CHNCarl Erskine-11-7Q282620615467330120002647 3.711.2986553163.951310910110.9
    1421955-09-11L 0-9 @CINJohnny PodresL9-10-262388626.17660660003234 4.011.37109654459.631612178120.7
    1431955-09-11L 3-5 @CINSandy KoufaxL2-1Q1041046.27430610003239 2.431.41101554654.46732011140.8
    1441955-09-13L 2-8 @SLNKarl SpoonerL8-6-281330153.16440130001631 3.691.2157352261.401454651.2
    1451955-09-14L 0-3 @SLNCarl ErskineL11-8Q292720715577330021002753 3.721.2890543660.00143129140.6
    1461955-09-15L 2-3 @SLNSandy Koufax-2-1-11511546222010001743 2.631.4155342161.82846881.0
    1471955-09-16W 4-3 vs NY1Billy Loes-10-4Q21181308567322251002851 3.671.2994593562.77142226140.4
    1481955-09-17L 5-8 vs NY1Karl Spooner-8-6-291431163.14411110001739 3.641.2147311665.96637871.1
    1491955-09-18W 7-5 vs NY1Carl Erskine-11-8Q30282081566.18531011002941 3.721.2789612868.5423287210.3
    1501955-09-20W 6-3 vs PHIDon Newcombe-20-5Q33311421277.28332140003052 3.221.1294633167.021291711120.9
    1511955-09-20W 6-1 vs PHIRoger CraigW5-3Q2010201099110530004063 2.831.35134825261.192352212200.6
    1521955-09-24L 3-4 @PITCarl Erskine-11-8-312920915744331110001742 3.781.2765442167.691649780.9
    1531955-09-24L 1-6 @PITBilly Loes-10-4-22191318631000020001057 3.591.272718966.67226441.0
    1541955-09-25W 4-0 @PITJohnny Podres-9-10-272489632200002000750 3.961.362518772.00724130.3


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