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1955 Kansas City AthleticsAmerican League (MLB)
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Mike Kume played for the 1955 Kansas City Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
Location
Record63-91 (6th)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkMunicipal Stadium
ManagerLou BoudreauGeneral Manager
CoachesHarry Craft (Assistant Coach), Burleigh Grimes (Pitching Coach), Ski Melillo (Assistant Coach), George Susce (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,393,054 (Rank: 3rd)
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1955 Statistics -- 1955 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1955 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
7Vic Power1bR271475969119034101976023527035612.319.354.505.85930163639.308.186.242.3765.54.20.83.031.433.2    
4Jim Finigan2b-3bR2615054572139307968136149351618.255.333.385.71821046615.266.130.239.3249.98.00.81.560.633.1    
1,10Hector Lopez3bR25128483501401521568143358344115.290.337.422.75920432527.302.132.195.3416.311.01.82.932.222.9    
2Joe DeMaestrissR2612345742114141637352047342112.249.284.324.60814821486.266.075.114.2774.19.72.41.276.218.4    
30Gus ZernialofR3212041362105933084103090308117.254.304.508.81221042454.249.254.329.3536.619.83.06.613.840.0    
36,38Harry SimpsonofL2911239642119167552353461213410.301.356.414.77016428436.342.113.194.3457.814.01.81.279.223.5    
35Elmer ValoofL341122835010317433753521801225.364.460.484.94413724338.379.120.311.42615.45.30.40.994.323.3    
11Joe AstrothcR321012742969415232347336101611.252.372.328.7009010338.270.076.245.32613.99.80.71.554.814.5    
32Bill WilsonofR26982733961120153811246311108.223.288.432.72011827300.235.209.297.3218.021.02.65.018.244.3    
33Enos SlaughterofL39108267498612453423401721548.322.408.453.86112121315.324.131.277.38412.75.40.41.653.424.4    
34Bill RennaofR3010024933537372803314222004.213.305.349.6548717284.230.136.249.30210.914.81.42.535.632.1    
22Billy ShantzcR277921718564111200111403116.258.293.300.593656232.271.042.092.2714.76.01.30.4217.010.7    
12Pete Suder2bR39268131741010121300001.210.229.284.51323583.250.074.086.2312.415.76.50.00.029.4    
18Clete Boyerss-3bR18477931910060031700003.241.268.253.52120182.306.012.051.2423.720.75.70.00.05.3    
9Jack LittrellssR26377071401010041202001.200.243.229.47216176.241.029.086.2215.315.83.00.00.07.1    
6Jerry SchypinskissL2322697152005001600001.217.229.246.47517270.238.029.043.2171.48.66.00.00.013.3    
28Art DitmarpR2635623130006001904002.210.222.210.43213067.245.000.016.2001.513.49.00.00.00.0    
20Alex KellnerpR3030566122105004702003.214.267.286.55316362.245.072.143.2556.511.31.80.00.025.0    
8Dick Kryhoski1bL3028472102002016700000.213.302.255.55712253.250.042.149.26811.313.21.20.00.020.0    
21Bobby ShantzpR292641560000001502000.146.167.146.3136044.167.000.024.1472.311.45.00.00.00.0    
19Art CeccarellipR2531381300000011703001.079.103.079.1823042.143.000.026.0892.440.517.00.00.00.0    
3Tom SaffellofL33937580001104700001.216.293.216.5098041.267.000.135.2489.817.11.80.00.00.0    
25Arnie PortocarreropR2324373400110011702001.108.132.189.3217140.158.081.108.1462.542.517.02.537.025.0
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16Vic RaschipR3620330610010011003002.182.206.212.4187137.261.030.061.1932.727.010.00.00.016.7    
12Cloyd BoyerpR2730292200000021101000.069.129.069.1982032.111.000.069.1056.334.45.50.00.00.0    
37Tom GormanpR3057241210000011401001.083.120.125.2453126.200.042.083.1173.953.914.00.00.050.0    
6Spook Jacobs2bR291323760001123011001.261.370.261.6316028.261.000.087.31010.70.00.00.00.00.0    
17Ray HerbertpR252421141002001701101.190.217.238.4555124.267.048.095.2064.229.27.00.00.025.0    
31Bill StewartofR271118221000001600000.111.158.167.3253119.167.056.111.1545.331.66.00.00.050.0    
26Bill HarringtonpR273417020000002500000.118.211.118.3292019.167.000.118.17110.526.32.50.00.00.0    
31Lou SleaterpL282113020000000000001.154.154.154.3082013.154.000.000.1400.00.00.00.00.00.0    
6Don PlarskiofR25811010000100200000.091.091.091.1821011.111.000.091.0830.018.20.00.00.00.0    
46Alex GeorgessL16510010000001700000.100.182.100.2821011.333.000.100.1489.163.67.00.00.00.0    
3Don Bollweg1bL34129110002003200020.111.333.111.4441012.143.000.333.16325.016.70.70.00.00.0    
14Johnny GraypR2788010000000500000.125.125.125.250108.333.000.000.1140.062.50.00.00.00.0    
14Johnny SainpR37258000000000000000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
33Jim RobertsoncR2768120000001200000.250.333.250.583209.333.000.125.28211.122.22.00.00.00.0    
29Mike KumepR2968010000000500000.125.125.125.250108.333.000.000.1140.062.50.00.00.00.0    
15Walt CraddockpR2345000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.020.00.00.00.00.0    
17,29Marion FricanopR31103020000000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.000.6090.00.00.00.00.00.0    
27Moe BurtschypR3373110001000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3040.033.30.00.00.00.0    
1Hal Bevan3bR2433000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
27Gus KeriazakospR2353000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0    
23Bob TricepR2843020000000000000.667.667.6671.334203.667.000.000.6090.00.00.00.00.00.0    
26Charlie BishoppR3142010000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4560.050.00.00.00.00.0    
8Glenn CoxpR2421000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
10Eric MacKenziecL2211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
29Bob SpicerpL3021000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
36Ewell BlackwellpR3220000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (49 players)1545335638139518946121592223646271826583434146.261.321.382.70320393565915.281.382.205.0007.812.11.62.144.125.5 

1955 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
28Art DitmarR26S/RMLB12125.033522137181175.1180109982386797101.529.241.184.414.060.925.60.5004.64    
20Alex KellnerL30S/RMLB1184.20302466330162.216481761860753001.389.071.003.324.151.254.48.5793.99    
21Bobby ShantzL29S/RMLB5104.54231764120125.01247063866582001.528.930.584.754.180.885.04.3333.86    
19Art CeccarelliL25S/RMLB475.313116153160123.212381732071684101.578.951.465.174.950.965.89.3645.09    
25Arnie PortocarreroR23S/RMLB594.77242044110111.110966591267340101.588.810.975.422.750.515.34.3574.96
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37Tom GormanR30R/CLMLB763.5557057003518109.09848431136462001.238.090.912.973.801.283.96.5383.83    
16Vic RaschiR36STMLB465.42201821000101.113266611035382001.6511.720.893.113.381.095.86.4003.94    
12Cloyd BoyerR27S/RMLB556.223011192012098.110781682169323001.799.791.926.322.930.467.41.5006.60    
17Ray HerbertR25S/RMLB186.26231112204087.29965611040304001.5910.161.034.113.080.756.67.1114.54    
26Bill HarringtonR27RelMLB334.11341330018276.2694135641261001.448.100.704.813.050.634.81.5004.31    
14Johnny SainR37RelMLB255.44250250013144.25428271010120001.4510.882.012.012.421.205.64.2865.41    
14Johnny GrayR27S/RMLB036.41853001026.2282319224110001.989.450.678.103.710.467.76.0005.22    
31Lou SleaterL28RelMLB117.7116115007025.2332222321110002.1411.571.057.363.860.527.71.5005.48    
29Mike KumeR29S/RMLB027.99642000023.235232111575002.1613.310.385.702.660.478.75.0004.23    
17,29Marion FricanoR31RelMLB003.1510010005020.019972952001.408.550.904.052.250.564.05.0004.52    
15Walt CraddockL23S/RMLB027.80422000015.018141331090001.8710.801.806.005.400.908.40.0005.77    
27Gus KeriazakosR23RelMLB0112.34514002011.21516164781001.9611.573.095.406.171.1412.34.0007.25    
27Moe BurtschyR33RelMLB2010.32707000011.117131301090002.4313.500.007.947.150.9010.321.0003.43    
23Bob TriceR28RelMLB009.00404002010.01413104620002.0012.603.605.401.800.3311.70.0008.97    
26Charlie BishopR31RelMLB105.4040400206.26741840002.268.101.3510.805.400.509.451.0006.72    
36Ewell BlackwellR32RelMLB016.7520200204.03331520002.006.752.2511.254.500.406.75.0008.37    
29Bob SpicerR30RelMLB0033.7520200002.2910102420005.9130.376.7513.506.750.5033.75.00015.12    
8Glenn CoxR24STMLB0230.8622000002.111880120005.7142.430.003.867.712.0030.86.0001.94    
15Ozzie Van BrabantR28RelMLB0018.0020200102.04441210003.0018.004.509.004.500.5018.00.00010.87    
16Lee WheatR25RelMLB0022.5030300002.08751310005.5036.004.5013.504.500.3331.50.00012.37    
24Sonny DixonR30RelMLB0016.2020200101.26331000005.0032.405.400.000.00016.20.00010.17    
32Bill WilsonR26RelMLB000.0010100101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.001.000.00.0003.37    
Pitching Totals: (27 players)63915.35155155255297126221384148691182217570757336301.589.661.144.603.730.815.92.409  

1955 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PTom Gorman30MLBp57-1098133124.8750.370.19---57100.037.0Fielding by Day
PArt Ditmar26MLBp35-17515291345.9781.260.25---35100.022.7Fielding by Day
PBill Harrington27MLBp34-7641100151.0000.440.20---34100.022.1Fielding by Day
PArt Ceccarelli25MLBp31-12331400171.0000.550.14---31100.020.1Fielding by Day
PAlex Kellner30MLBp30-1624303237.9191.130.21---30100.019.5Fielding by Day
PCloyd Boyer27MLBp30-989132024.9170.730.22---30100.019.5Fielding by Day
PJohnny Sain37MLBp25-44350081.0000.320.18---25100.016.2Fielding by Day
PArnie Portocarrero23MLBp24-1117151023.9570.920.20---24100.015.6Fielding by Day
PRay Herbert25MLBp23-8782400321.0001.390.37---2495.814.9Fielding by Day
PBobby Shantz29MLBp23-1259262237.9461.520.28---2688.514.9Fielding by Day
PVic Raschi36MLBp20-10110211132.9691.550.31---20100.013.0Fielding by Day
PLou Sleater28MLBp16-25230051.0000.310.20---2176.210.4Fielding by Day
PMarion Fricano31MLBp10-20541010.9000.900.45---10100.06.5Fielding by Day
PJohnny Gray27MLBp8-26210031.0000.380.12---8100.05.2Fielding by Day
PMoe Burtschy33MLBp7-11000000.000.00---7100.04.5Fielding by Day
PMike Kume29MLBp6-23140051.0000.830.22---6100.03.9Fielding by Day
PGus Keriazakos23MLBp5-11010011.0000.200.09---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PBob Trice28MLBp4-10340071.0001.750.70---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PWalt Craddock23MLBp4-15020021.0000.500.13---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PCharlie Bishop31MLBp4-6010011.0000.250.17---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PLee Wheat25MLBp3-2010011.0000.330.50---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PSonny Dixon30MLBp2-1100011.0000.501.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PBob Spicer30MLBp2-2000000.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PGlenn Cox24MLBp2-2020021.0001.001.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PEwell Blackwell32MLBp2-4000000.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
POzzie Van Brabant28MLBp2-2000000.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PBill Wilson26MLBof1-1000000.000.00---981.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJoe Astroth32MLBc100--4205059475.9894.700.00--1110199.064.9Fielding by Day
CBilly Shantz27MLBc78--2612738291.9903.690.00--37998.750.6Fielding by Day
CJim Robertson27MLBc4--8200101.0002.500.00---666.72.6Fielding by Day
CEric MacKenzie22MLBc1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BVic Power27MLB1b144--1281130101401421.9939.800.00---14798.093.5Fielding by Day
1BDick Kryhoski30MLB1b14--7661783.9885.860.00---2850.09.1Fielding by Day
1BJack Littrell26MLBss6--2441329.9664.670.00---3716.23.9Fielding by Day
1BDon Bollweg34MLB1b3--800381.0002.670.00---1225.01.9Fielding by Day
1BHarry Simpson29MLBof-1b3--10202121.0004.000.00---1122.71.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJim Finigan26MLB3b-2b90--2362281272476.9755.160.00---15060.058.4Fielding by Day
2BHector Lopez25MLBof-3b36--9398632197.9705.310.00---12828.123.4Fielding by Day
2BPete Suder39MLB2b-3b24--514411796.9903.960.00---2692.315.6Fielding by Day
2BClete Boyer18MLB3b10--12112125.9202.300.00---4721.36.5Fielding by Day
2BSpook Jacobs29MLB2b7--9904181.0002.570.00---1353.84.5Fielding by Day
2BJack Littrell26MLBss4--15117.8571.500.00---3710.82.6Fielding by Day
2BJerry Schypinski23MLBss2--5602111.0005.500.00---229.11.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BHector Lopez25MLBof-3b93--1042332326360.9363.620.00---12872.760.4Fielding by Day
3BJim Finigan26MLB3b-2b59--55135813198.9603.220.00---15039.338.3Fielding by Day
3BClete Boyer18MLB3b11--71701241.0002.180.00---4723.47.1Fielding by Day
3BHal Bevan24MLB3b1--100011.0001.000.00---333.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSJoe DeMaestri26MLBss122--2063582178585.9644.620.00---12399.279.2Fielding by Day
SSJack Littrell26MLBss22--30424876.9473.270.00---3759.514.3Fielding by Day
SSJerry Schypinski23MLBss21--224651073.9323.240.00---2295.513.6Fielding by Day
SSClete Boyer18MLB3b12--13131427.9632.170.00---4725.57.8Fielding by Day
SSAlex George16MLBss5--651112.9172.200.00---5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFGus Zernial32MLBof103--231994249.9642.330.00---12085.866.9Fielding by Day
OFHarry Simpson29MLBof-1b100--262562273.9782.670.00---11289.364.9Fielding by Day
OFBill Wilson26MLBof82--186460196.9692.320.00---9883.753.2Fielding by Day
OFBill Renna30MLBof79--118512124.9921.560.00---10079.051.3Fielding by Day
OFEnos Slaughter39MLBof77--126522133.9851.700.00---10871.350.0Fielding by Day
OFElmer Valo34MLBof72--147522154.9872.110.00---11264.346.8Fielding by Day
OFTom Saffell33MLBof9--2501026.9622.780.00---9100.05.8Fielding by Day
OFBill Stewart27MLBof6--710181.0001.330.00---1154.53.9Fielding by Day
OFDon Plarski25MLBof6--700071.0001.170.00---875.03.9Fielding by Day

1955 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Lou BoudreauManager1917-07-17 37Harvey,Illinois MLB1938-19521938-1952   SS
Harry CraftAssistant Coach1915-04-19 40Ellisville,Mississippi MLB1937-19421937-1942   OF
Burleigh GrimesPitching Coach1893-08-09 61Emerald,Wisconsin MLB1916-19341916-1934   P
Ski MelilloAssistant Coach1899-08-04 55Chicago,Illinois MLB1926-19371926-1937   2B
George SusceBullpen Coach1907-08-13 47Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1929-19441929-1944   C