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1955 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 84-70 .545
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 755-652 + 103
Roster Continuity 83.82% 6/16
Manager(s): Pinky Higgins
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,203,200 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Mickey Owen
Bullpen Coach: George Susce
First Base Coach: Del Baker
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Pitching Coach: Dave Ferriss
Third Base Coach: Jack Burns
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9658.623--
9361.6043.0
9163.5915.0
8470.54512.0
7975.51317.0
6391.40933.0
5797.37039.0
53101.34443.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Billy Goodman2B29   599100176
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2
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0525599443110413.294.394.352746.058.224.3150.44--211715
4Jackie JensenOF28   57495158
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26
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11616789633831220.275.369.479848.204.375.2660.7122.1275681
8Sammy WhiteC26   54465142
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4
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11
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64124458745323.261.323.392715.131.210.2741.3249.5213603
35Billy KlausSS26   54183153
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6060604400454.283.351.377728.094.216.2950.7377.3204610
37Jim PiersallOF25   51568146
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25
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5
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13
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62616752279616.283.364.427791.144.283.2920.7839.6220599
3Norm Zauchin1B25   47765114
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93306910531168.239.335.430765.191.342.2481.5217.7205556
1Grady Hatton3B32   3804893
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11
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4
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4901762803458.245.367.326693.082.279.2520.3795.0124465
9Ted WilliamsOF36   32077114
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3
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28
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83209124217048.356.496.7031199.347.638.3160.2611.4225417
38Gene StephensOF22   1572546
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4
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1800203420131.293.374.459833.166.293.3501.7052.372183
26Faye ThroneberryOF24   1442037
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2700143111022.257.323.472795.215.313.2842.2124.068161
12Ted Lepcio3B24   1341931
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06
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1511123640102.231.313.433746.201.291.2723.0022.358151
20Eddie JoostSS-2B39   1191523
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1700172112102.193.299.336635.143.286.1941.2423.840138
18Frank SullivanP25   89610
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0600433001202.112.151.146297.034.079.1798.25--13105
6Harry Agganis1B26   831126
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10
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01020101000013.313.383.458841.145.289.3511.00--3894
23Tom BrewerP23   73911
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0030031610300.151.195.164359.014.055.1935.33--1280
15Willard NixonP27   69718
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070082000402.261.338.348686.087.203.3672.50--2481
24Pete DaleyC25   50411
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05003600000.220.264.300564.080.140.2502.00--1553
14Ike DelockP25   4957
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0010051500200.143.222.163385.020.122.2063.00--856
27,41George SusceP23   4907
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0040011600301.143.160.163323.020.041.21216.00--853
21,34Karl OlsonOF24   48712
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010011000103.250.265.354619.104.125.31610.00--1750
22Owen FriendSS28   42311
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0020041100002.262.326.333659.071.167.3552.75--1446
7Sam MeleOF32   3114
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001100700011.129.125.194319.065.097.160----632
19Leo KielyP25   2625
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000001900100.192.222.231453.038.077.2949.00--628
41Dick Gernert1B26   2064
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001001500001.200.238.300538.100.150.2675.00--621
43Frank Malzone3B25   2027
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001001300000.350.381.400781.050.100.4123.00--821
29Bill HenryP27   1902
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0000001900000.105.150.105255.000.053.2009.00--220
17Mel ParnellP33   1916
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003000300000.316.316.368684.053.053.375----719
11Billy Consolo2B20   1844
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0000005400001.222.391.222613.000.278.2860.80--423
28Tom HurdP31   1411
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000000300101.071.071.143214.071.071.091----215
40Frank BaumannP21   1313
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0001000300000.231.231.231462.000.000.300----313
16Ellis KinderP40   1213
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0003001200101.250.308.250558.000.083.3002.00--314
42Dick BrodowskiP22   1035
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2000200000.500.500.9001400.400.400.571--10.0910
44Haywood SullivanC24   6100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
2Milt BollingSS24   501
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0000000100200.200.200.200400.000.000.250----17
40Russ KemmererP23   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
27Hal BrownP30   101
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00010000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
22Jim PagliaroniC17   0000001000000010-.000-0--.000----01
Batting Totals18225273755139224139137709431770773029446953125.264.348.402750.138.277.2811.0338.521226102
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
18Frank Sullivan25   18132.91353516300260.023510384231001291101.298.130.803.464.471.29
15Willard Nixon27   12104.0731317300208.0207102941085954001.408.960.433.684.111.12
23Tom Brewer23   11104.2031289210192.2198101902187917001.489.230.984.064.241.05
27,41George Susce23   973.06291561101144.112354491249601101.197.690.753.063.751.22
14Ike Delock25   973.7529186053143.213667601661884001.378.501.003.815.501.44
19Leo Kiely25   332.803340013690.0913128537361101.429.100.503.703.600.97
28Tom Hurd31   863.004300026580.2723227738483001.368.000.784.225.331.26
16Ellis Kinder40   552.8243000381866.2572221515311001.077.660.672.014.162.07
29Bill Henry27   243.30177002059.2562822721231001.288.401.053.153.451.10
17Mel Parnell33   237.83139002146.06244401225180001.8912.132.354.893.520.72
40Frank Baumann21   215.8275002034.0382822217272001.6210.060.534.507.151.59
42Dick Brodowski22   105.63160006032.0362520525101101.9110.131.417.032.810.40
40Russ Kemmerer23   117.4172002017.1181414315132001.949.531.597.946.880.87
27Hal Brown30   102.252000104.02110220001.004.500.004.504.501.00
44Joe Trimble24   000.002000202.00000310001.500.000.0013.504.500.33
39Bob Smith24   000.001000001.21000110001.004.500.004.504.501.00
25Hersh Freeman26   000.002000001.21000110001.004.500.004.504.501.00
Batting Totals84703.72341154449110341384133365257212858267428401.388.670.833.784.381.16
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sammy WhiteC14367171128.9840.00
Pete DaleyC14754001.0000.00
Haywood SullivanC2111001.0000.00
Jim PagliaroniC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Norm Zauchin1B1261137846106.9950.00
Harry Agganis1B2020814315.9870.00
Dick Gernert1B535312.9740.00
Billy Goodman1B547513.9810.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Goodman2B1433483732393.9690.00
Eddie Joost2B17181944.9020.00
Billy Consolo2B411521.8890.00
Owen Friend2B10000.0000.00
Grady Hatton2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Grady Hatton3B11197225822.9760.00
Ted Lepcio3B45488486.9430.00
Billy Klaus3B872030.9000.00
Frank Malzone3B4215011.0000.00
Eddie Joost3B201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy KlausSS1262073912855.9550.00
Eddie JoostSS203772819.9320.00
Owen FriendSS14203835.9510.00
Milt BollingSS21310.8000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jackie JensenOF1502811173.9770.00
Jim PiersallOF147425732.9930.00
Ted WilliamsOF93170520.9890.00
Gene StephensOF7582751.9470.00
Faye ThroneberryOF3469330.9600.00
Karl OlsonOF21271001.0000.00
Sam MeleOF7143001.0000.00
Billy GoodmanOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom HurdP4380412011.0001.80
Ellis KinderP436627011.0001.22
Frank SullivanP35260224115.9842.18
Leo KielyP3390619041.0002.50
Tom BrewerP31192154414.9832.76
Willard NixonP31208184313.9842.64
Ike DelockP2914361911.9621.57
George SusceP29144922021.0001.94
Bill HenryP1759411011.0002.28
Dick BrodowskiP163257001.0003.38
Mel ParnellP13462910.9172.15
Frank BaumannP73406001.0001.59
Russ KemmererP71702001.0001.05
Hal BrownP240000.0000.00
Hersh FreemanP210000.0000.00
Joe TrimbleP2201001.0004.50
Bob SmithP110000.0000.00


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