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1955 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  79-75   .513
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Bucky Harris
General Manager:   Muddy Ruel
Stadium:  Briggs Stadium
Attendance:  1,181,838
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Steve Souchock (36)
Youngest Player:  Jim Small (18)
Longest Tenure:  Steve Souchock, Dick Marlowe (5)
Top Hitter:  Al Kaline (2)
Top Pitcher:  Billy Hoeft (2)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  74.34%
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 
22Al AberPMLB6-2195LeftLeft7/31/192727Cleveland,OhioUDFA 

4Wayne Belardi1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft9/5/193024St. Helena,CaliforniaUDFA 
16Reno Bertoia3B-2BMLB5-11185RightRight1/8/193520St. Vido Utine,ItalyUDFA 
19Babe BirrerPMLB6-0195RightRight7/4/192826Buffalo,New YorkUDFA 
14Bud BlackPMLB6-3197RightRight7/9/193222St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
8Ray Boone3B-SSMLB6-1188RightRight7/27/192331San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Jim BunningPMLB6-3195RightRight10/23/193123Southgate,KentuckyUDFA 
12Joe ColemanPMLB200RightRight7/30/192232Medford,MassachusettsUDFA 
22Leo CristantePMLB6-1195RightRight12/10/192628Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
24Jim DelsingOFMLB5-10175LeftRight11/13/192529Rudolph,WisconsinUDFA 
3Ferris Fain1BMLB5-11186LeftLeft5/29/192134San Antonio,TexasUDFA 
26Van FletcherPMLB6-2185RightRight8/6/192430East Bend,North CarolinaUDFA 
40Ben FlowersPMLB6-4195RightRight6/15/192728Wilson,North CarolinaUDFA 
36Paul FoytackPMLB5-11180RightRight11/16/193024Scranton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
38Bill FroatsPMLB6-0180LeftLeft10/20/193024New York,New YorkUDFA 
31Ned GarverPMLB5-10180RightRight12/25/192529Ney,OhioUDFA 
18Steve GromekPMLB6-2180BothRight1/15/192035Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
1Fred Hatfield3B-2BMLB6-1171LeftRight3/18/192530Lanett,AlabamaUDFA 
38,44Billy HoeftPMLB6-3205LeftLeft5/17/193223Oshkosh,WisconsinUDFA 
2Frank HouseCMLB6-2190LeftRight2/18/193025Bessemer,AlabamaUDFA 
6Al KalineOFMLB6-2180RightRight12/19/193420Baltimore,Maryland1953UDFA DET
21Chick KingOFMLB6-2190RightRight11/10/193024Paris,TennesseeUDFA 
7Harvey KuennOF-SSMLB6-2190RightRight12/4/193024West Allis,WisconsinUDFA 
17Frank LaryPMLB5-11180RightRight4/10/193025Northport,AlabamaUDFA 
46Duke MaasPMLB5-10170RightRight1/31/192926Utica,MichiganUDFA 
21,25Harry Malmberg2BMLB6-1170RightRight7/31/192529Fairfield,AlabamaUDFA 
37Dick MarlowePMLB6-2170RightRight6/27/192926Hickory,North CarolinaUDFA 
4Charlie MaxwellOFMLB5-11185LeftLeft4/8/192728Lawton,MichiganUDFA 
28Bob MillerPMLB6-1185RightLeft7/15/193519Berwyn,IllinoisUDFA 
11Bubba Phillips3B-OFMLB5-9180RightRight2/24/192827West Point,MississippiUDFA 
30Jack Phillips1BMLB6-4193RightRight9/6/192133Clarence,New YorkUDFA 
8J.W. PorterC-OFMLB6-2180RightRight1/17/193322Shawnee,OklahomaUDFA 
25,37Ron SamfordSS-2BMLB5-11156RightRight2/28/193025Dallas,TexasUDFA 
19Bob SchultzPMLB6-3200RightLeft11/27/192331Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
20,21Jim SmallOFMLB6-1180LeftLeft3/8/193718Portland,OregonUDFA 
12Steve SouchockOF-1BMLB6-2203RightRight3/3/191936Yatesboro,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
40Walt StreuliCMLB6-2195RightRight9/26/193519Memphis,TennesseeUDFA 
9Earl Torgeson1BMLB6-3180LeftLeft1/1/192431Snohomish,WashingtonUDFA 
5Bill TuttleOFMLB6-0190RightRight7/4/192925Elwood,IllinoisUDFA 
10Red WilsonCMLB6-0200RightRight3/7/192926Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
15George ZuverinkPMLB6-4200RightRight8/20/192430Holland,MichiganUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bucky HarrisManager 
Billy HitchcockThird Base Coach 
Van PatrickBroadcaster 
Schoolboy RoweFirst Base Coach 
Muddy RuelGeneral Manager 
Jack TigheAssistant Coach 
Dizzy TroutBroadcaster 


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