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1955 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  63-91   .409
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,393,054
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Pete Suder (39)
Youngest Player:  Alex George (16)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Vic Power (6)
Top Pitcher:  Alex Kellner (22)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  86.60%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9658.623--
Cleveland9361.6043.0
Chi White Sox9163.5915.0
Boston8470.54512.0
Detroit7975.51317.0
KC Athletics6391.40933.0
Baltimore5797.37039.0
Washington53101.34443.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKC1 PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-04-12vs DET1W  6-2-32,147 Alex KellnerNed GarverAlex KellnerNed GarverEwell Blackwell624
1955-04-13vs DET2L  2-10-21,868 Arnie PortocarreroSteve GromekSteve GromekArnie Portocarrero 812-4
1955-04-14@ CHA3L  1-7-14,067Bobby ShantzSandy ConsuegraSandy ConsuegraBobby Shantz 919-10
1955-04-16@ DET4L  3-8-7,006Arnie PortocarreroNed GarverNed GarverArnie Portocarrero 1227-15
1955-04-17@ DET5L  0-16-16,662Johnny GraySteve GromekSteve GromekJohnny Gray 1243-31
1955-04-18vs CLE6L  9-11-31,563 Alex KellnerMike GarciaArt HouttemanEwell BlackwellBob Feller2154-33
1955-04-19vs CLE7W  8-7-11,558 Cloyd BoyerHerb ScoreCharlie BishopMike Garcia 2961-32
1955-04-22vs CHA8L  3-5-22,996 Arnie PortocarreroVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksArnie PortocarreroMorrie Martin3266-34
1955-04-23vs CHA9L  6-29-18,338 Bobby ShantzJack HarshmanJack HarshmanBobby ShantzFritz Dorish3895-57
1955-04-24vs CHA10W  5-0-19,446 Alex KellnerDick DonovanAlex KellnerDick Donovan 4395-52
1955-04-26vs BOS11W  8-7-17,067 Arnie PortocarreroTom BrewerTom GormanTom Hurd 51102-51
1955-04-27vs BOS12W  6-2-9,557 Cloyd BoyerFrank SullivanCloyd BoyerFrank Sullivan 57104-47
1955-04-28vs NYA13L  4-11-32,559 Johnny GrayBob GrimDon LarsenJohnny Gray 61115-54
1955-04-29vs NYA14W  6-0-33,471 Bobby ShantzJohnny KucksBobby ShantzJohnny Kucks 67115-48
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKC1 PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-05-01vs WS115W  16-10-22,906 Art DitmarMickey McDermottMoe BurtschyDean StoneTom Gorman83125-42
1955-05-02vs WS116L  1-12-18,104 Cloyd BoyerJohnny SchmitzJohnny SchmitzCloyd Boyer 84137-53
1955-05-03vs BAL17W  4-3-15,953 Art CeccarelliErv PalicaMoe BurtschyErv PalicaTom Gorman88140-52
1955-05-04vs BAL18W  6-5-13,624 Vic RaschiHarry ByrdTom GormanHarry Byrd 94145-51
1955-05-06@ CLE19L  1-4-11,861Alex KellnerHerb ScoreHerb ScoreAlex Kellner 95149-54
1955-05-07@ CLE20L  3-9-5,464Bobby ShantzEarly WynnEarly WynnBobby ShantzBill Wight98158-60
1955-05-08@ CLE21L  6-9-0Cloyd BoyerBob FellerArt HouttemanArt Ditmar 104167-63
1955-05-08@ CLE22L  1-2-13,469Art CeccarelliMike GarciaRay NarleskiArt Ceccarelli 105169-64
1955-05-10@ BAL23L  1-11-9,747Lou SleaterHarry ByrdHarry ByrdLou SleaterRay Moore106180-74
1955-05-11@ BAL24W  2-0-3,965Alex KellnerLou KretlowBobby ShantzLou Kretlow 108180-72
1955-05-12@ BOS25L  7-12-3,900Vic RaschiIke DelockIke DelockVic RaschiTom Hurd115192-77
1955-05-13@ BOS26L  3-4-17,953Art CeccarelliWillard NixonEllis KinderTom Gorman 118196-78
1955-05-14@ BOS27L  1-3-8,213Art DitmarLeo KielyRuss KemmererJohnny Sain 119199-80
1955-05-15@ NYA28W  4-3-0Bobby ShantzEddie LopatBobby ShantzEddie Lopat 123202-79
1955-05-15@ NYA29L  4-8-36,324Ray HerbertBob TurleyBob TurleyRay HerbertJim Konstanty127210-83
1955-05-17@ WS130W  1-0-3,061Alex KellnerMickey McDermottAlex KellnerMickey McDermott 128210-82
1955-05-18@ WS131L  2-7-1,061Art CeccarelliDean StoneDean StoneArt Ceccarelli 130217-87
1955-05-20@ CHA32W  1-0-0Art DitmarSandy ConsuegraArt DitmarSandy Consuegra 131217-86
1955-05-21@ CHA33L  4-7-6,701Bobby ShantzDick DonovanDick DonovanBobby ShantzVirgil Trucks135224-89
1955-05-22@ CHA34W  7-2-0Alex KellnerBob KeeganAlex KellnerBob Keegan 142226-84
1955-05-22@ CHA35L  6-10-8,878Art CeccarelliMike FornielesVirgil TrucksJohnny Sain 148236-88
1955-05-24vs DET36L  6-9-18,217 Art DitmarSteve GromekAl AberJohnny Sain 154245-91
1955-05-25vs DET37L  2-8-12,026 Ray HerbertFrank LaryFrank LaryRay Herbert 156253-97
1955-05-28vs CLE38L  2-7-22,756 Alex KellnerEarly WynnEarly WynnAlex Kellner 158260-102
1955-05-29vs CLE39L  2-4-26,418 Bobby ShantzHerb ScoreHerb ScoreBobby ShantzDon Mossi160264-104
1955-05-30@ DET40W  8-6-0Art DitmarFrank LaryArt DitmarFrank LaryJohnny Sain168270-102
1955-05-30@ DET41W  5-4-19,480Vic RaschiDuke MaasArt CeccarelliGeorge Zuverink 173274-101
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKC1 PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-06-01vs NYA42L  1-3-16,503 Ray HerbertJohnny KucksJohnny KucksRay HerbertTom Morgan174277-103
1955-06-01vs NYA43L  1-6-28,359 Alex KellnerWhitey FordWhitey FordAlex Kellner 175283-108
1955-06-02vs NYA44L  6-12-29,265 Art CeccarelliBob GrimBob GrimArt CeccarelliJim Konstanty181295-114
1955-06-03vs BOS45W  4-3-21,399 Bobby ShantzIke DelockJohnny SainIke Delock 185298-113
1955-06-04vs BOS46L  1-5-14,060 Art DitmarFrank SullivanFrank SullivanArt DitmarLeo Kiely186303-117
1955-06-05vs BOS47W  5-4-0 Vic RaschiWillard NixonCloyd BoyerTom Hurd 191307-116
1955-06-05vs BOS48L  3-4-26,761 Ray HerbertTom BrewerTom BrewerRay Herbert 194311-117
1955-06-07vs WS149L  2-3-0 Alex KellnerCamilo PascualCamilo PascualAlex KellnerDean Stone196314-118
1955-06-07vs WS150L  3-7-15,110 Art CeccarelliMickey McDermottMickey McDermottArt Ceccarelli 199321-122
1955-06-08vs WS151W  3-2-10,495 Cloyd BoyerBob PorterfieldCloyd BoyerBob Porterfield 202323-121
1955-06-09vs WS152W  4-2-8,336 Art DitmarChuck StobbsArt DitmarChuck Stobbs 206325-119
1955-06-10vs BAL53L  0-3-10,499 Ray HerbertJim WilsonJim WilsonRay HerbertRay Moore206328-122
1955-06-11vs BAL54W  2-1-7,852 Vic RaschiDuane PilletteVic RaschiDuane Pillette 208329-121
1955-06-12vs BAL55L  2-7-0 Arnie PortocarreroDon JohnsonFritz DorishAlex Kellner 210336-126
1955-06-12vs BAL56W  3-0-18,110 Art CeccarelliErv PalicaArt CeccarelliErv Palica 213336-123
1955-06-14@ BOS57L  4-12-4,277Art DitmarFrank SullivanFrank SullivanArt Ditmar 217348-131
1955-06-15@ BOS58L  6-9-4,939Ray HerbertMel ParnellMel ParnellRay HerbertTom Hurd223357-134
1955-06-16@ BOS59L  6-7-3,983Cloyd BoyerWillard NixonTom HurdJohnny Sain 229364-135
1955-06-17@ WS160W  4-2-3,302Arnie PortocarreroBob PorterfieldArnie PortocarreroBob PorterfieldTom Gorman233366-133
1955-06-18@ WS161W  9-4-1,671Vic RaschiCamilo PascualVic RaschiCamilo PascualTom Gorman242370-128
1955-06-21@ NYA62L  2-6-14,932Alex KellnerTommy ByrneTommy ByrneAlex Kellner 244376-132
1955-06-22@ NYA63L  1-6-7,693Art DitmarWhitey FordWhitey FordArt Ditmar 245382-137
1955-06-23@ NYA64L  0-4-7,444Bobby ShantzBob TurleyBob TurleyBobby Shantz 245386-141
1955-06-24@ BAL65W  2-0-9,320Arnie PortocarreroSaul RogovinArnie PortocarreroSaul RogovinTom Gorman247386-139
1955-06-25@ BAL66L  3-3-4,480Vic RaschiErv Palica 250389-139
1955-06-26@ BAL67W  1-0-16,489Alex KellnerJim WilsonAlex KellnerJim Wilson 251389-138
1955-06-26@ BAL68W  5-2-0Ray HerbertDon JohnsonRay HerbertDon JohnsonTom Gorman256391-135
1955-06-28@ CLE69L  5-7-10,613Art DitmarMike GarciaMike GarciaArt DitmarRay Narleski261398-137
1955-06-29@ CLE70W  12-4-11,535Bobby ShantzBob FellerBobby ShantzBob FellerTom Gorman273402-129
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKC1 PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-07-01vs DET71W  3-2-0 Cloyd BoyerBabe BirrerCloyd BoyerBabe BirrerTom Gorman276404-128
1955-07-01vs DET72W  7-5-18,770 Ray HerbertNed GarverTom GormanNed Garver 283409-126
1955-07-02vs DET73W  11-10-17,024 Arnie PortocarreroFrank LaryJohnny SainAl Aber 294419-125
1955-07-03vs DET74W  9-8-20,275 Vic RaschiDuke MaasLou SleaterGeorge Zuverink 303427-124
1955-07-04vs CHA75L  3-8-0 Alex KellnerConnie JohnsonConnie JohnsonAlex Kellner 306435-129
1955-07-04vs CHA76W  4-3-30,202 Art DitmarHarry ByrdArt DitmarSandy ConsuegraTom Gorman310438-128
1955-07-05vs CLE77W  4-3-17,087 Bobby ShantzEarly WynnTom GormanEarly Wynn 314441-127
1955-07-06vs CLE78L  4-8-26,937 Alex KellnerHerb ScoreHerb ScoreTom GormanRay Narleski318449-131
1955-07-07vs CLE79L  1-9-13,013 Art CeccarelliMike GarciaMike GarciaArt CeccarelliDon Mossi319458-139
1955-07-08@ DET80L  8-11-27,770Arnie PortocarreroBilly HoeftAl AberJohnny Sain 327469-142
1955-07-09@ DET81W  2-1-6,487Art DitmarFrank LaryArt DitmarFrank Lary 329470-141
1955-07-10@ DET82W  9-5-0Cloyd BoyerSteve GromekCloyd BoyerSteve GromekBill Harrington338475-137
1955-07-10@ DET83L  1-10-23,751Vic RaschiNed GarverNed GarverVic Raschi 339485-146
1955-07-14vs BAL84L  7-10-0 Art CeccarelliJim WilsonDon JohnsonBill HarringtonFritz Dorish346495-149
1955-07-14vs BAL85L  4-6-14,842 Art DitmarRay MooreRay MooreArt DitmarErv Palica350501-151
1955-07-15vs BAL86L  5-8-4,946 Bobby ShantzJim McDonaldJim McDonaldBobby ShantzErv Palica355509-154
1955-07-16vs WS187L  7-8-14,572 Alex KellnerDean StoneBob ChakalesBill HarringtonChuck Stobbs362517-155
1955-07-17vs WS188L  0-4-11,000 Vic RaschiSpec SheaSpec SheaVic Raschi 362521-159
1955-07-18vs WS189L  3-6-4,819 Cloyd BoyerTed AbernathyTed AbernathyCloyd BoyerCamilo Pascual365527-162
1955-07-19vs BOS90L  3-6-16,682 Art DitmarWillard NixonWillard NixonArt DitmarEllis Kinder368533-165
1955-07-20vs BOS91L  0-6-19,833 Arnie PortocarreroGeorge SusceGeorge SusceArnie Portocarrero 368539-171
1955-07-21vs BOS92L  3-4-9,096 Bobby ShantzFrank SullivanFrank SullivanBobby ShantzEllis Kinder371543-172
1955-07-22vs NYA93W  3-1-31,123 Vic RaschiTom SturdivantVic RaschiTom SturdivantTom Gorman374544-170
1955-07-23vs NYA94W  8-7-26,442 Ray HerbertBob TurleyTom GormanTom Morgan 382551-169
1955-07-24vs NYA95L  3-7-0 Art DitmarWhitey FordWhitey FordArt DitmarJim Konstanty385558-173
1955-07-24vs NYA96L  0-2-33,585 Arnie PortocarreroJohnny KucksJohnny KucksArnie Portocarrero 385560-175
1955-07-26@ WS197L  3-9-0Cloyd BoyerBob PorterfieldBob PorterfieldCloyd BoyerPedro Ramos388569-181
1955-07-26@ WS198W  3-1-5,595Alex KellnerSpec SheaAlex KellnerSpec SheaTom Gorman391570-179
1955-07-27@ WS199W  6-4-0Bobby ShantzDean StoneArt DitmarMickey McDermott 397574-177
1955-07-27@ WS1100W  4-1-3,144Ray HerbertJohnny SchmitzBill HarringtonJohnny SchmitzTom Gorman401575-174
1955-07-29@ NYA101L  2-3-13,675Vic RaschiWhitey FordWhitey FordTom Gorman 403578-175
1955-07-30@ NYA102W  12-2-27,238Arnie PortocarreroJohnny KucksArnie PortocarreroJohnny Kucks 415580-165
1955-07-31@ NYA103L  2-5-0Cloyd BoyerDon LarsenDon LarsenCloyd Boyer 417585-168
1955-07-31@ NYA104W  7-1-21,550Art DitmarBob WieslerArt DitmarBob WieslerTom Gorman424586-162
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKC1 PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-08-02@ BAL105L  1-5-8,329Bobby ShantzBill WightBill WightBobby Shantz 425591-166
1955-08-03@ BAL106L  3-4-0Art CeccarelliGeorge ZuverinkTed GrayTom Gorman 428595-167
1955-08-03@ BAL107W  5-1-10,922Alex KellnerArt SchallockAlex KellnerArt Schallock 433596-163
1955-08-04@ BAL108L  1-8-3,660Bill HarringtonEddie LopatEddie LopatBill Harrington 434604-170
1955-08-05@ BOS109W  5-2-22,299Vic RaschiFrank SullivanVic RaschiFrank SullivanTom Gorman439606-167
1955-08-06@ BOS110W  6-5-9,924Arnie PortocarreroGeorge SusceTom GormanLeo KielyBill Harrington445611-166
1955-08-07@ BOS111L  12-16-13,488Art DitmarTom BrewerDick BrodowskiArt DitmarLeo Kiely457627-170
1955-08-09vs CHA112L  1-4-24,383 Bobby ShantzBilly PierceBilly PierceBobby Shantz 458631-173
1955-08-10vs CHA113W  5-4-21,473 Alex KellnerHarry ByrdAlex KellnerHarry ByrdTom Gorman463635-172
1955-08-11vs CHA114L  1-14-15,569 Vic RaschiConnie JohnsonConnie JohnsonVic Raschi 464649-185
1955-08-12vs CLE115L  1-17-7,791 Arnie PortocarreroBob LemonBob LemonArnie PortocarreroSal Maglie465666-201
1955-08-12vs CLE116L  5-6-26,313 Art DitmarArt HouttemanArt HouttemanArt DitmarRay Narleski470672-202
1955-08-13vs CLE117L  3-5-29,133 Art CeccarelliHerb ScoreHerb ScoreArt CeccarelliRay Narleski473677-204
1955-08-14vs CLE118W  7-3-27,103 Bobby ShantzMike GarciaArt DitmarMike Garcia 480680-200
1955-08-16@ CHA119L  4-5-22,522Alex KellnerConnie JohnsonDixie HowellTom Gorman 484685-201
1955-08-18@ CHA120L  2-6-0Ray HerbertVirgil TrucksVirgil TrucksRay HerbertDixie Howell486691-205
1955-08-18@ CHA121W  5-3-15,224Arnie PortocarreroHarry ByrdArnie PortocarreroHarry Byrd 491694-203
1955-08-19@ CLE122L  1-2-14,892Vic RaschiMike GarciaRay NarleskiTom Gorman 492696-204
1955-08-20@ CLE123L  5-7-16,693Art CeccarelliEarly WynnArt HouttemanCloyd Boyer 497703-206
1955-08-21@ CLE124L  4-9-12,818Art DitmarBob LemonJose SantiagoArt DitmarSal Maglie501712-211
1955-08-23vs WS1125W  4-3-15,141 Alex KellnerDean StoneAlex KellnerCamilo PascualArt Ditmar505715-210
1955-08-24vs WS1126W  5-0-3,037 Arnie PortocarreroTed AbernathyArnie PortocarreroTed Abernathy 510715-205
1955-08-25vs BAL127W  9-2-12,590 Art CeccarelliHal BrownArt CeccarelliHal Brown 519717-198
1955-08-26vs BAL128W  3-2-15,193 Mike KumeRay MooreArt DitmarGeorge Zuverink 522719-197
1955-08-28vs BOS129L  2-14-33,165 Vic RaschiFrank SullivanFrank SullivanVic Raschi 524733-209
1955-08-30vs NYA130W  4-3-32,462 Alex KellnerRip ColemanAlex KellnerBob Grim 528736-208
1955-08-31vs NYA131L  6-11-32,690 Arnie PortocarreroTommy ByrneTommy ByrneArnie PortocarreroDon Larsen534747-213
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKC1 PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-09-02vs DET132W  7-6-18,689 Art CeccarelliPaul FoytackArt CeccarelliPaul FoytackTom Gorman541753-212
1955-09-03vs DET133L  6-11-20,882 Mike KumeSteve GromekAl AberWalt Craddock 547764-217
1955-09-04vs DET134L  1-17-22,772 Vic RaschiNed GarverNed GarverVic Raschi 548781-233
1955-09-05@ CLE135W  5-4-0Art DitmarBob FellerArt DitmarDon Mossi 553785-232
1955-09-05@ CLE136L  2-9-0Alex KellnerHerb ScoreHerb ScoreAlex Kellner 555794-239
1955-09-07@ NYA137L  1-2-9,256Arnie PortocarreroWhitey FordWhitey FordArnie Portocarrero 556796-240
1955-09-08@ NYA138L  0-13-8,425Art CeccarelliBob TurleyBob TurleyArt Ceccarelli 556809-253
1955-09-09@ WS1139L  5-6-0Alex KellnerMickey McDermottMickey McDermottArt Ditmar 561815-254
1955-09-09@ WS1140W  7-6-2,453Gus KeriazakosDean StoneBill HarringtonCamilo Pascual 568821-253
1955-09-10@ WS1141W  8-6-2,551Johnny GrayWebbo ClarkeBill HarringtonPedro RamosTom Gorman576827-251
1955-09-11@ BAL142W  4-3-0Walt CraddockGeorge ZuverinkBobby ShantzRay Moore 580830-250
1955-09-11@ BAL143L  2-4-9,305Mike KumeEddie LopatEddie LopatMike KumeBill Wight582834-252
1955-09-13@ BOS144W  6-5-0Vic RaschiWillard NixonTom GormanEllis Kinder 588839-251
1955-09-13@ BOS145L  6-7-10,256Arnie PortocarreroFrank BaumannTom BrewerGus KeriazakosLeo Kiely594846-252
1955-09-14@ BOS146W  7-3-4,442Art DitmarIke DelockArt DitmarGeorge Susce 601849-248
1955-09-16vs CHA147W  13-7-29,875 Alex KellnerConnie JohnsonAlex KellnerConnie JohnsonTom Gorman614856-242
1955-09-17vs CHA148L  8-12-31,587 Johnny GrayBob KeeganBilly PierceRay Herbert 622868-246
1955-09-18vs CHA149W  8-1-31,034 Art DitmarDick DonovanArt DitmarDick Donovan 630869-239
1955-09-19@ DET150L  0-4-14,255Walt CraddockBud BlackBud BlackWalt Craddock 630873-243
1955-09-20@ DET151L  3-7-2,213Glenn CoxDuke MaasJim BunningGlenn Cox 633880-247
1955-09-21@ DET152L  1-10-1,880Mike KumeDick MarloweDick MarloweMike Kume 634890-256
1955-09-23@ CHA153L  4-12-6,944Arnie PortocarreroSandy ConsuegraSandy ConsuegraArnie Portocarrero 638902-264
1955-09-24@ CHA154L  0-4-3,455Johnny GrayDick DonovanDick DonovanJohnny Gray 638906-268
1955-09-25@ CHA155L  0-5-6,910Glenn CoxBilly PierceBilly PierceGlenn Cox 638911-273


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