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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
11Joe AstrothCMLB5-9187RightRight9/1/192232East Alton,IllinoisUDFA 

1Hal Bevan3BMLB6-2198RightRight11/15/193024New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
26Charlie BishopPMLB6-2195RightRight1/1/192431Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
36Ewell BlackwellPMLB6-6195RightRight10/23/192232Fresno,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Don Bollweg1BMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/12/192134Wheaton,IllinoisUDFA 
18Clete Boyer3BMLB6-0182RightRight2/9/193718Cassville,MissouriUDFA 
12Cloyd BoyerPMLB6-1188RightRight9/1/192727Alba,MissouriUDFA 
27Moe BurtschyPMLB6-3208RightRight4/18/192233Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
19Art CeccarelliPMLB6-0190RightLeft4/2/193025New Haven,ConnecticutUDFA 
8Glenn CoxPMLB6-2210RightRight2/3/193124Montebello,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Walt CraddockPMLB5-11176RightLeft3/25/193223Pax,West VirginiaUDFA 
2Joe DeMaestriSSMLB6-0174RightRight12/9/192826San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
28Art DitmarPMLB6-2196RightRight4/3/192926Winthrop,MassachusettsUDFA 
24Sonny DixonPMLB6-2205BothRight11/5/192430Charlotte,North CarolinaUDFA 
4Jim Finigan3B-2BMLB5-11175RightRight8/19/192826Quincy,IllinoisUDFA 
17,29Marion FricanoPMLB6-0170RightRight7/15/192331Brant,New YorkUDFA 
46Alex GeorgeSSMLB5-11170LeftRight9/27/193816Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
37Tom GormanPMLB6-1190RightRight1/4/192530New York,New YorkUDFA 
14Johnny GrayPMLB6-4226RightRight12/11/192727West Palm Beach,FloridaUDFA 
26Bill HarringtonPMLB5-11160RightRight10/3/192727Sanford,North CarolinaUDFA 
17Ray HerbertPMLB5-11185RightRight12/15/192925Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
6Spook Jacobs2BMLB5-8155RightRight11/4/192529Cheswold,DelawareUDFA 
20Alex KellnerPMLB6-0200RightLeft8/26/192430Tucson,ArizonaUDFA 
27Gus KeriazakosPMLB6-3187RightRight7/28/193123West Orange,New JerseyUDFA 
8Dick Kryhoski1BMLB6-2200LeftLeft3/24/192530Leonia,New JerseyUDFA 
29Mike KumePMLB6-1195RightRight5/19/192629Premier,West VirginiaUDFA 
9Jack LittrellSSMLB6-0179RightRight1/22/192926Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
1,10Hector LopezOF-3BMLB5-11182RightRight7/9/192925Colon,PanamaUDFA 
10Eric MacKenzieCMLB6-0185LeftRight8/29/193222Glendon,AlbertaUDFA 
6Don PlarskiOFMLB5-6160RightRight11/9/192925Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
25Arnie PortocarreroPMLB6-3196RightRight7/5/193123New York,New YorkUDFA 
7Vic Power1BMLB5-11195RightRight11/1/192727Arecibo,Puerto RicoUDFA 
16Vic RaschiPMLB6-1205RightRight3/28/191936West Springfield,MassachusettsUDFA 
34Bill RennaOFMLB6-3218RightRight10/14/192430Hanford,CaliforniaUDFA 
33Jim RobertsonCMLB5-9183RightRight1/29/192827Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
3Tom SaffellOFMLB5-11170LeftRight7/26/192133Etowah,TennesseeUDFA 
14Johnny SainPMLB6-2200RightRight9/25/191737Havana,ArkansasUDFA 
6Jerry SchypinskiSSMLB5-10170LeftRight9/16/193123Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
22Billy ShantzCMLB6-1160RightRight7/31/192727Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Bobby ShantzPMLB5-6142RightLeft9/26/192529Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
36,38Harry SimpsonOF-1BMLB6-1190LeftRight12/3/192529Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
33Enos SlaughterOFMLB5-9192LeftRight4/27/191639Roxboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
31Lou SleaterPMLB5-10185LeftLeft9/8/192628St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
29Bob SpicerPMLB5-10173LeftRight4/11/192530Richmond,VirginiaUDFA 
31Bill StewartOFMLB5-11200RightRight4/15/192827Bay City,MichiganUDFA 
12Pete Suder2B-3BMLB6-0175RightRight4/16/191639Aliquippa,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
23Bob TricePMLB6-3190RightRight8/28/192628Newton,GeorgiaUDFA 
35Elmer ValoOFMLB5-11190LeftRight3/5/192134Ribnik,Czech RepublicUDFA 
15Ozzie Van BrabantPMLB6-1165RightRight9/28/192628Kingsville,OntarioUDFA 
16Lee WheatPMLB6-4200RightRight9/15/192925Edwardsville,IllinoisUDFA 
32Bill WilsonOFMLB6-2200RightRight11/6/192826Central City,NebraskaUDFA 
30Gus ZernialOFMLB6-2210RightRight6/27/192332Beaumont,TexasUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lou BoudreauManager 
Harry CraftAssistant Coach 
Burleigh GrimesPitching Coach 
Merle HarmonBroadcaster 
Ski MelilloAssistant Coach 
Larry RayBroadcaster 
George SusceBullpen Coach 


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