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1955 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  60-94   .390
Result:   8th in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Haney
General Manager:   Branch Rickey
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Attendance:  469,397
Playoffs: Season in progress

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Sid Gordon (37)
Youngest Player:  Red Swanson (18)
Longest Tenure:  Dick Smith, Frank Thomas, Bob Friend (5)
Top Hitter:  Dick Groat (26)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Friend (8)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  68.95%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9855.641--
Milwaukee8569.55213.5
NY Giants8074.51918.5
Philadelphia7777.50021.5
Cincinnati7579.48723.5
Chi Cubs7281.47126.0
St. Louis6886.44230.5
Pittsburgh6094.39038.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-04-13@ BRO1L  1-6-6,999Max SurkontCarl ErskineCarl ErskineMax Surkont 16-5
1955-04-14vs PHI2L  3-4-23,540 Dick LittlefieldHerm WehmeierHerm WehmeierDick Littlefield 410-6
1955-04-16vs BRO3L  0-6-5,533 Bob PurkeyRuss MeyerRuss MeyerBob Purkey 416-12
1955-04-17vs BRO4L  3-10-0 Jake ThiesJohnny PodresJohnny PodresJake Thies 726-19
1955-04-17vs BRO5L  2-3-20,499 Ron KlineClem LabineClem LabineRon KlineJim Hughes929-20
1955-04-18@ NY16L  3-12-2,915Max SurkontDon LiddleDon LiddleMax Surkont 1241-29
1955-04-22@ PHI7L  4-5-5,821Bob PurkeyHerm WehmeierBob MillerRoger Bowman 1646-30
1955-04-23@ PHI8L  0-8-4,132Ron KlineMurry DicksonMurry DicksonRon Kline 1654-38
1955-04-24@ PHI9W  6-1-0Max SurkontJim OwensMax SurkontJim Owens 2255-33
1955-04-24@ PHI10L  0-3-8,224Nellie KingJack MeyerJack MeyerNellie KingRobin Roberts2258-36
1955-04-27vs CHN11W  4-1-1,044 Bob PurkeyPaul MinnerBob PurkeyPaul Minner 2659-33
1955-04-28vs CIN12L  2-3-6,907 Dick LittlefieldGerry StaleyGerry StaleyDick LittlefieldJerry Lane2862-34
1955-04-29vs CIN13L  0-5-6,341 Max SurkontJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallMax Surkont 2867-39
1955-04-30vs CIN14W  5-4-3,118 Nellie KingArt FowlerBob FriendJerry Lane 3371-38
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-05-01vs SLN15W  7-0-13,213 Ron KlineGordon JonesRon KlineGordon Jones 4071-31
1955-05-01vs SLN16L  3-4-0 Roger BowmanFloyd WooldridgeBobby TiefenauerRoger BowmanHerb Moford4375-32
1955-05-02vs SLN17W  5-1-2,181 Bob PurkeyHarvey HaddixBob PurkeyHarvey Haddix 4876-28
1955-05-03vs MLN18W  4-0-10,784 Dick LittlefieldWarren SpahnDick LittlefieldWarren Spahn 5276-24
1955-05-04vs MLN19W  5-4-13,374 Max SurkontLew BurdetteMax SurkontDave JollyBob Friend5780-23
1955-05-05vs MLN20W  9-4-4,329 Nellie KingBob BuhlNellie KingBob BuhlVern Law6684-18
1955-05-06@ NY121W  3-2-10,330Ron KlineJohnny AntonelliRon KlineJohnny AntonelliBen Wade6986-17
1955-05-07@ NY122L  3-11-8,926Bob PurkeyJim HearnJim HearnBob Purkey 7297-25
1955-05-08@ NY123W  7-5-0Dick LittlefieldRuben GomezDick LittlefieldRuben GomezRoy Face79102-23
1955-05-08@ NY124L  3-6-14,180Vern LawDon LiddleSal MaglieVern Law 82108-26
1955-05-10@ MLN25W  9-6-20,562Max SurkontErnie JohnsonMax SurkontErnie Johnson 91114-23
1955-05-11@ MLN26L  3-8-12,444Ron KlineChet NicholsChet NicholsRon Kline 94122-28
1955-05-12@ CHN27L  0-4-2,918Nellie KingSam JonesSam JonesNellie King 94126-32
1955-05-14@ SLN28L  0-6-9,479Dick LittlefieldBrooks LawrenceBrooks LawrenceDick Littlefield 94132-38
1955-05-15@ SLN29L  1-5-10,996Max SurkontGordon JonesGordon JonesMax SurkontBarney Schultz95137-42
1955-05-16@ SLN30L  0-6-5,184Ron KlineLuis ArroyoLuis ArroyoRon Kline 95143-48
1955-05-17@ CIN31L  2-9-4,881Bob PurkeyJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallBob Purkey 97152-55
1955-05-18@ CIN32L  1-5-2,079Dick LittlefieldRudy MinarcinRudy MinarcinDick Littlefield 98157-59
1955-05-20vs NY133L  3-6-15,722 Max SurkontWindy McCallHoyt WilhelmMax SurkontMarv Grissom101163-62
1955-05-21vs NY134L  2-3-5,731 Ron KlineSal MaglieSal MaglieRon KlineMarv Grissom103166-63
1955-05-22vs NY135L  2-5-0 Roger BowmanRuben GomezRuben GomezRoger Bowman 105171-66
1955-05-22vs NY136L  3-5-16,691 Dick LittlefieldJohnny AntonelliHoyt WilhelmBen Wade 108176-68
1955-05-24vs BRO37W  15-1-9,251 Vern LawJohnny PodresBob FriendJohnny Podres 123177-54
1955-05-26vs BRO38L  2-6-2,680 Ron KlineDon NewcombeDon NewcombeRon Kline 125183-58
1955-05-27vs PHI39L  2-5-6,956 Dick LittlefieldHerm WehmeierHerm WehmeierBob Friend 127188-61
1955-05-28vs PHI40L  4-8-3,082 Vern LawCurt SimmonsBob MillerRoy FaceJack Meyer131196-65
1955-05-29vs PHI41L  2-5-0 Laurin PepperRobin RobertsRobin RobertsLaurin Pepper 133201-68
1955-05-29vs PHI42W  11-5-5,918 Max SurkontDave ColeMax SurkontDave Cole 144206-62
1955-05-30@ BRO43L  4-8-0Bob PurkeyRuss MeyerRuss MeyerBob Purkey 148214-66
1955-05-30@ BRO44L  3-8-26,711Ron KlineDon NewcombeDon NewcombeRon Kline 151222-71
1955-05-31@ BRO45W  6-3-6,008Bob FriendClem LabineBob FriendEd Roebuck 157225-68
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-06-01vs SLN46L  2-6-7,580 Bob PurkeyLuis ArroyoLuis ArroyoBob Purkey 159231-72
1955-06-02vs SLN47W  12-3-2,052 Max SurkontHarvey HaddixMax SurkontHarvey Haddix 171234-63
1955-06-03vs CIN48W  7-6-0 Ben WadeGerry StaleyVern LawSteve Ridzik 178240-62
1955-06-04vs CIN49L  0-6-4,072 Ron KlineRudy MinarcinRudy MinarcinRon Kline 178246-68
1955-06-05vs CIN50W  7-6-0 Bob FriendJoe NuxhallMax SurkontJohnny Klippstein 185252-67
1955-06-05vs CIN51L  1-5-10,308 Bob PurkeyJackie CollumJackie CollumBob Purkey 186257-71
1955-06-07vs CHN52L  3-4-65,681 Max SurkontWarren HackerWarren HackerNellie KingHowie Pollet189261-72
1955-06-08vs CHN53W  2-1-3,779 Ron KlineBob RushRon KlineJim Davis 191262-71
1955-06-09vs CHN54L  2-6-2,187 Bob PurkeyPaul MinnerPaul MinnerBob Purkey 193268-75
1955-06-11vs MLN55L  4-7-1,995 Bob FriendGene ConleyGene ConleyBob Friend 197275-78
1955-06-12vs MLN56W  5-3-0 Vern LawWarren SpahnVern LawWarren SpahnRoy Face202278-76
1955-06-12vs MLN57L  5-6-12,738 Max SurkontBob BuhlBob BuhlMax Surkont 207284-77
1955-06-14@ SLN58W  10-5-7,962Ron KlineLarry JacksonRon KlineLarry Jackson 217289-72
1955-06-15@ SLN59L  3-7-6,524Bob FriendLuis ArroyoLuis ArroyoBob Friend 220296-76
1955-06-16@ SLN60L  0-5-6,277Vern LawHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixVern Law 220301-81
1955-06-17@ CIN61W  3-1-6,872Max SurkontJackie CollumMax SurkontJackie CollumRon Kline223302-79
1955-06-18@ CIN62L  1-4-3,433Lino DonosoGerry StaleyGerry StaleyLino Donoso 224306-82
1955-06-19@ CIN63W  5-2-0Bob FriendRudy MinarcinBob FriendRudy Minarcin 229308-79
1955-06-19@ CIN64L  0-4-11,640Ron KlineJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallRon Kline 229312-83
1955-06-20@ MLN65L  1-2-21,510Vern LawGene ConleyGene ConleyVern Law 230314-84
1955-06-21@ MLN66L  4-6-25,510Ron KlineBob BuhlBob BuhlRon Kline 234320-86
1955-06-22@ MLN67L  0-6-23,219Max SurkontWarren SpahnWarren SpahnMax Surkont 234326-92
1955-06-24@ CHN68L  3-10-4,424Bob FriendPaul MinnerPaul MinnerBob Friend 237336-99
1955-06-25@ CHN69L  4-6-12,181Dick LittlefieldWarren HackerWarren HackerDick Littlefield 241342-101
1955-06-26@ CHN70W  5-4-0Vern LawJim DavisVern LawJim DavisMax Surkont246346-100
1955-06-26@ CHN71L  1-2-24,500Lino DonosoBob RushBob RushLino Donoso 247348-101
1955-06-28@ PHI72W  7-5-8,635Max SurkontHerm WehmeierBob FriendJack Meyer 254353-99
1955-06-29@ PHI73L  3-6-4,919Dick LittlefieldRon NegrayRon NegrayDick Littlefield 257359-102
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-07-01@ BRO74W  3-2-10,325Vern LawJohnny PodresVern LawJohnny Podres 260361-101
1955-07-02@ BRO75W  7-6-6,158Bob FriendCarl ErskineRon KlineClem Labine 267367-100
1955-07-03@ BRO76W  7-5-0Lino DonosoKarl SpoonerRon KlineEd Roebuck 274372-98
1955-07-03@ BRO77L  1-3-15,000Max SurkontBilly LoesBilly LoesMax SurkontClem Labine275375-100
1955-07-04vs NY178W  4-3-0 Bob FriendJim HearnLino DonosoWindy McCall 279378-99
1955-07-04vs NY179L  3-5-16,902 Dick LittlefieldRamon MonzantMarv GrissomLino Donoso 282383-101
1955-07-05vs NY180L  1-11-7,245 Paul MartinJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliPaul Martin 283394-111
1955-07-06vs BRO81L  5-10-0 Roy FaceCarl ErskineCarl ErskineRoy FaceEd Roebuck288404-116
1955-07-06vs BRO82W  4-1-20,674 Vern LawSandy KoufaxVern LawEd Roebuck 292405-113
1955-07-07vs BRO83L  3-4-4,533 Ron KlineBilly LoesBilly LoesRon Kline 295409-114
1955-07-08vs PHI84L  1-5-7,304 Max SurkontHerm WehmeierHerm WehmeierMax Surkont 296414-118
1955-07-09vs PHI85L  1-7-2,637 Dick LittlefieldRobin RobertsRobin RobertsDick Littlefield 297421-124
1955-07-10vs PHI86L  1-4-0 Bob FriendCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsBob Friend 298425-127
1955-07-10vs PHI87W  3-1-6,454 Vern LawRon NegrayVern LawRon Negray 301426-125
1955-07-14vs CIN88L  1-19-6,947 Max SurkontJackie CollumJackie CollumMax Surkont 302445-143
1955-07-15vs CIN89L  1-9-1,563 Vern LawJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallVern LawHersh Freeman303454-151
1955-07-16vs SLN90W  5-1-2,579 Lino DonosoLuis ArroyoLino DonosoLuis Arroyo 308455-147
1955-07-17vs SLN91L  8-9-0 Dick LittlefieldFloyd WooldridgeLuis ArroyoLino Donoso 316464-148
1955-07-17vs SLN92L  0-1-8,490 Roy FaceHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixRoy Face 316465-149
1955-07-19vs MLN93W  4-3-7,953 Vern LawLew BurdetteBob FriendGene Conley 320468-148
1955-07-20vs MLN94W  4-3-5,568 Max SurkontRay CroneDick LittlefieldRay Crone 324471-147
1955-07-21vs MLN95L  3-5-2,568 Lino DonosoWarren SpahnWarren SpahnLino Donoso 327476-149
1955-07-22vs CHN96W  3-1-7,388 Roy FacePaul MinnerRoy FacePaul Minner 330477-147
1955-07-23vs CHN97W  10-2-2,955 Bob FriendWarren HackerBob FriendWarren Hacker 340479-139
1955-07-24vs CHN98W  12-5-0 Dick HallBob RushDick HallBob Rush 352484-132
1955-07-24vs CHN99W  3-2-14,466 Vern LawSam JonesVern LawSam Jones 355486-131
1955-07-26@ SLN100W  3-1-10,261Dick LittlefieldLuis ArroyoDick LittlefieldLuis Arroyo 358487-129
1955-07-27@ SLN101L  1-6-6,424Roy FaceHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixRoy Face 359493-134
1955-07-28@ SLN102L  1-4-6,039Dick HallWillard SchmidtWillard SchmidtDick Hall 360497-137
1955-07-29@ CIN103L  5-16-5,690Vern LawJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallVern Law 365513-148
1955-07-30@ CIN104L  2-5-3,030Bob FriendJackie CollumJackie CollumBob Friend 367518-151
1955-07-31@ CIN105L  4-7-0Dick LittlefieldJoe BlackJoe BlackDick LittlefieldHersh Freeman371525-154
1955-07-31@ CIN106L  5-6-9,704Lino DonosoDon GrossHersh FreemanLino Donoso 376531-155
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-08-01@ CHN107W  5-4-3,194Dick HallPaul MinnerDick HallPaul Minner 381535-154
1955-08-02@ CHN108L  4-12-1,788Vern LawBob RushBob RushDick Littlefield 385547-162
1955-08-03@ CHN109W  3-2-0Roy FaceJim DavisRoy FaceJim Davis 388549-161
1955-08-03@ CHN110L  4-5-8,805Ron KlineSam JonesHarry PerkowskiVern Law 392554-162
1955-08-04@ CHN111L  10-11-3,486Lino DonosoHowie PolletBill TremelDick Littlefield 402565-163
1955-08-05@ MLN112W  8-5-21,791Dick HallWarren SpahnDick HallWarren Spahn 410570-160
1955-08-06@ MLN113W  2-0-16,337Bob FriendRay CroneBob FriendRay Crone 412570-158
1955-08-07@ MLN114L  3-6-0Vern LawChet NicholsChet NicholsVern Law 415576-161
1955-08-07@ MLN115L  2-4-26,955Roy FaceBob BuhlBob BuhlRoy Face 417580-163
1955-08-09@ PHI116L  1-9-9,347Dick HallHerm WehmeierHerm WehmeierDick Hall 418589-171
1955-08-10@ PHI117W  3-2-3,922Bob FriendSaul RogovinBob FriendBob Miller 421591-170
1955-08-14@ NY1118L  2-4-0Vern LawJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliVern Law 423595-172
1955-08-14@ NY1119L  1-3-7,166Dick HallJim HearnJim HearnDick Hall 424598-174
1955-08-16vs PHI120L  3-12-6,290 Bob FriendHerm WehmeierHerm WehmeierBob Friend 427610-183
1955-08-17vs PHI121W  6-4-3,721 Roy FaceCurt SimmonsRoy FaceCurt Simmons 433614-181
1955-08-19vs NY1122W  8-3-9,695 Vern LawJohnny AntonelliVern LawJohnny Antonelli 441617-176
1955-08-20vs NY1123L  9-14-4,336 Dick HallRuben GomezJim HearnDick Littlefield 450631-181
1955-08-23vs CIN124W  2-1-6,387 Vern LawArt FowlerVern LawHersh Freeman 452632-180
1955-08-24vs CIN125W  4-2-2,399 Dick HallJoe NuxhallDick HallJoe Nuxhall 456634-178
1955-08-25vs CHN126W  2-1-6,181 Roy FacePaul MinnerRoy FacePaul Minner 458635-177
1955-08-26vs CHN127L  3-6-5,376 Bob FriendSam JonesSam JonesBob Friend 461641-180
1955-08-27vs CHN128L  3-4-3,210 Max SurkontJim DavisHowie PolletMax Surkont 464645-181
1955-08-28vs MLN129W  5-3-0 Dick HallRay CroneDick HallRay CroneRon Kline469648-179
1955-08-28vs MLN130W  2-0-12,032 Vern LawWarren SpahnVern LawWarren Spahn 471648-177
1955-08-30vs SLN131W  3-1-7,526 Dick LittlefieldHarvey HaddixDick LittlefieldHarvey HaddixRoy Face474649-175
1955-08-31vs SLN132W  4-3-6,379 Lino DonosoWillard SchmidtLino DonosoWillard Schmidt 478652-174
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1955-09-01vs SLN133W  7-6-2,878 Vern LawLuis ArroyoRoy FaceMel Wright 485658-173
1955-09-02@ BRO134L  0-2-10,827Dick HallKarl SpoonerKarl SpoonerDick Hall 485660-175
1955-09-03@ BRO135L  0-4-7,767Bob FriendSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxBob Friend 485664-179
1955-09-04@ BRO136L  5-6-13,258Ron KlineJohnny PodresClem LabineMax SurkontRoger Craig490670-180
1955-09-05@ NY1137W  8-5-0Vern LawJim HearnBob FriendMarv GrissomDick Hall498675-177
1955-09-05@ NY1138L  3-6-10,352Roy FaceDon LiddleDon LiddleRoy Face 501681-180
1955-09-07@ CHN139W  2-0-3,076Bob FriendPaul MinnerBob FriendPaul Minner 503681-178
1955-09-09@ MLN140L  2-3-15,614Dick HallWarren SpahnWarren SpahnDick Hall 505684-179
1955-09-10@ MLN141L  5-13-11,071Vern LawChet NicholsRay CroneVern Law 510697-187
1955-09-11@ SLN142L  5-6-7,877Dick LittlefieldBen FlowersLarry JacksonDick Littlefield 515703-188
1955-09-12@ SLN143W  9-3-3,289Lino DonosoHarvey HaddixLino DonosoHarvey Haddix 524706-182
1955-09-13@ CIN144W  5-2-3,962Bob FriendJoe NuxhallBob FriendJoe Nuxhall 529708-179
1955-09-16@ PHI145L  1-8-10,023Max SurkontRobin RobertsRobin RobertsMax Surkont 530716-186
1955-09-18@ PHI146W  5-2-0Bob FriendHerm WehmeierBob FriendHerm WehmeierRoy Face535718-183
1955-09-18@ PHI147L  1-2-12,683Dick HallSaul RogovinSaul RogovinDick Hall 536720-184
1955-09-20@ NY1148L  1-11-0Vern LawJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliVern Law 537731-194
1955-09-20@ NY1149L  8-14-1,165Max SurkontPete BurnsideHoyt WilhelmMax Surkont 545745-200
1955-09-21@ NY1150L  2-7-0Roy FaceDon LiddleDon LiddleRoy Face 547752-205
1955-09-21@ NY1151L  3-7-2,091Ron KlineRamon MonzantRamon MonzantRon Kline 550759-209
1955-09-24vs BRO152W  4-3-0 Dick HallCarl ErskineDick HallDon Bessent 554762-208
1955-09-24vs BRO153W  6-1-4,531 Bob FriendBilly LoesBob FriendSandy Koufax 560763-203
1955-09-25vs BRO154L  0-4-25,185 Ron KlineJohnny PodresRuss MeyerRon Kline 560767-207


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