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1955 WASHINGTON SENATORS I

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Washington,DC
Team Record:  53-101   .344
Result:   8th in American League
Manager(s):  Chuck Dressen
General Manager:   Calvin Griffith
Stadium:  Griffith Stadium
Attendance:  425,238
Playoffs: Season in progress

Washington Senators I affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mickey Vernon (37)
Youngest Player:  Harmon Killebrew (19)
Longest Tenure:  Eddie Yost (11)
Top Hitter:  Mickey Vernon (7)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Porterfield (19)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  82.14%
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 
15Ted AbernathyPMLB6-4215RightRight3/6/193322Stanley,North Carolina1952UDFA Wa1

39Julio Becquer1BMLB5-11178LeftLeft12/20/193123Havana,CubaUDFA 
4Jim BusbyOFMLB6-1175RightRight1/8/192728Kenedy,TexasUDFA 
16Bob ChakalesPMLB6-1185RightRight8/10/192727Asheville,North CarolinaUDFA 
21Webbo ClarkePMLB6-0165LeftLeft6/8/192827Colon,PanamaUDFA 
14Clint CourtneyCMLB5-8180LeftRight3/16/192728Hall Summit,LouisianaUDFA 
30,43Bill CurriePMLB6-0175RightRight11/29/192826Leary,GeorgiaUDFA 
34Juan Delis3B-OFMLB5-11170RightRight2/27/192827Santiago,CubaUDFA 
11Bruce EdwardsCMLB5-7194RightRight7/15/192331Quincy,IllinoisUDFA 
8Ed Fitz GeraldCMLB RightRight5/21/192431 UDFA 
16Vince GonzalesPMLB6-1165LeftLeft9/28/192529Quivican,CubaUDFA 
4Johnny GrothOFMLB6-0182RightRight7/23/192628Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
32Dick HydePMLB5-11170RightRight8/3/192826Hindsboro,IllinoisUDFA 
12Harmon Killebrew1B-3BMLB5-11214RightRight6/29/193619Payette,Idaho1954UDFA Wa1
25Bobby KlineSSMLB6-0179RightRight1/27/192926St. Petersburg,FloridaUDFA 
29Steve KorcheckCMLB6-1205RightRight8/11/193222McClellandtown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
14Jim LemonOFMLB6-4200RightRight3/23/192827Covington,VirginiaUDFA 
35Jesse Levan3B-OFMLB6-0172LeftRight7/15/192628Reading,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Mickey McDermottPMLB6-2170LeftLeft8/29/192826Poughkeepsie,New YorkUDFA 
9Bob OldisCMLB6-1185RightRight1/5/192827Preston,IowaUDFA 
37Ernie OravetzOFMLB5-4145BothLeft1/24/193223Johnstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
27Camilo PascualPMLB5-11185RightRight1/20/193421Havana,CubaUDFA 
31Carlos PaulaOFMLB6-3195RightRight11/28/192727Havana,CubaUDFA 
19Bob PorterfieldPMLB6-0190RightRight8/10/192331Newport,VirginiaUDFA 
28Pedro RamosPMLB6-0185BothRight4/28/193520Pinar del Rio,CubaUDFA 
36Tony RoigSS-2BMLB6-1180RightRight12/13/192727New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
5Pete Runnels1B-2BMLB6-0170LeftRight1/28/192827Lufkin,TexasUDFA 
20Johnny SchmitzPMLB6-0170RightLeft11/27/192034Wausau,WisconsinUDFA 
29Jerry SchoonmakerOFMLB5-11190RightRight12/14/193321Seymour,MissouriUDFA 
17Spec SheaPMLB6-0195RightRight10/2/192034Naugatuck,ConnecticutUDFA 
2Roy Sievers1B-OFMLB6-1195RightRight11/18/192628St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
6Jerry SnyderSS-2BMLB6-0170RightRight7/21/192925Jenks,OklahomaUDFA 
24Bunky StewartPMLB6-0155LeftLeft1/7/193124Jasper,North CarolinaUDFA 
18Chuck StobbsPMLB6-1185LeftLeft7/2/192925Wheeling,West VirginiaUDFA 
26Dean StonePMLB6-4205LeftLeft9/1/193024Moline,IllinoisUDFA 
22Tom UmphlettOFMLB6-2180RightRight5/12/193025Scotland Neck,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Jose ValdivielsoSSMLB6-1175RightRight5/22/193421Matanzas,CubaUDFA 
3Mickey Vernon1BMLB6-2180LeftLeft4/22/191837Marcus Hook,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
35Tom WrightOFMLB5-11180LeftRight9/22/192331Shelby,North CarolinaUDFA 
1Eddie Yost3BMLB5-10170RightRight10/13/192628Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Nick AltrockAssistant Coach 
Ellis ClaryAssistant Coach 
Chuck DressenManager 
Joe FitzgeraldAssistant Coach 
Calvin GriffithGeneral Manager 
Joe HaynesAssistant Coach 
Cookie LavagettoAssistant Coach 


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