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1955 BROOKLYN DODGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Brooklyn,NY
Team Record:  98-55   .641
Result:   1st in National League
Manager(s):  Walter Alston
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Ebbets Field
Attendance:  1,033,589
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Yankees)

Brooklyn Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Pee Wee Reese (36)
Youngest Player:  Sandy Koufax (19)
Longest Tenure:  Pee Wee Reese (13)
Top Hitter:  Duke Snider (2)
Top Pitcher:  Don Newcombe (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  83.56%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9855.641--
Milwaukee8569.55213.5
NY Giants8074.51918.5
Philadelphia7777.50021.5
Cincinnati7579.48723.5
Chi Cubs7281.47126.0
St. Louis6886.44230.5
Pittsburgh6094.39038.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
15Sandy AmorosOFMLB5-7170LeftLeft1/30/193025Havana,CubaUDFA 

46Don BessentPMLB6-0175RightRight3/13/193124Jacksonville,FloridaUDFA 
49Joe BlackPMLB6-2220RightRight2/8/192431Plainfield,New JerseyUDFA 
27Bob BorkowskiOFMLB6-0182RightRight1/27/192629Dayton,OhioUDFA 
39Roy CampanellaCMLB5-8200RightRight11/19/192133Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
40Roger CraigPMLB6-4191RightRight2/17/193025Durham,North CarolinaUDFA 
17Carl ErskinePMLB5-10165RightRight12/13/192628Anderson,IndianaUDFA 
6Carl FurilloOFMLB6-0190RightRight3/8/192233Stoney Creek Mill,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
19Jim Gilliam2B-3BMLB5-10175BothRight10/17/192826Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
51Bert HamricHMLB6-0165LeftRight3/1/192827Clarksburg,West VirginiaUDFA 
43Don Hoak3BMLB6-0175RightRight2/5/192827Roulette,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14Gil Hodges1BMLB6-1200RightRight4/4/192431Princeton,IndianaUDFA 
54Dixie HowellCMLB5-11195RightRight4/24/192035Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
18Jim HughesPMLB6-1200RightRight3/21/192332Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
12Frank Kellert1BMLB6-2185RightRight7/6/192430Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
32Sandy KoufaxPMLB6-2210RightLeft12/30/193519Brooklyn,New York1955UDFA Brk
41Clem LabinePMLB6-0180RightRight8/6/192628Lincoln,Rhode IslandUDFA 
27Tom LasordaPMLB5-10175LeftLeft9/22/192727Norristown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
30Billy LoesPMLB6-1170RightRight12/13/192925Long Island City,New YorkUDFA 
34Russ MeyerPMLB6-1185BothRight10/25/192331Peru,IllinoisUDFA 
49Walt MorynOFMLB6-2205LeftRight4/12/192629St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
36Don NewcombePMLB6-4225LeftRight6/14/192629Madison,New JerseyUDFA 
45Johnny PodresPMLB5-11192LeftLeft9/30/193222Witherbee,New YorkUDFA 
1Pee Wee ReeseSSMLB5-9175RightRight7/23/191836Ekron,KentuckyUDFA 
42Jackie Robinson2B-3BMLB5-11204RightRight1/31/191936Cairo,GeorgiaUDFA 
37Ed RoebuckPMLB6-2185RightRight7/3/193123East Millsboro,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
8George ShubaOFMLB5-11180LeftRight12/13/192430Youngstown,OhioUDFA 
4Duke SniderOFMLB6-0190LeftRight9/19/192628Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
48Karl SpoonerPMLB6-0185RightLeft6/23/193124Oriskany Falls,New YorkUDFA 
28Chuck TempletonPMLB6-3210RightLeft6/1/193223Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
10Rube WalkerCMLB6-1185LeftRight5/16/192629Lenoir,North CarolinaUDFA 
23Don Zimmer3B-2BMLB5-7175RightRight1/17/193124Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Walter AlstonManager 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Joe BeckerPitching Coach 
Billy HermanAssistant Coach 
Lefty PhillipsScout 
Jake PitlerAssistant Coach 


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