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1955 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1955 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    6Harry Agganis1B6-2200L-L261954Not draftedMLB--
    40Frank BaumannP6-1210L-L211955Not draftedMLB--
    2Milt BollingSS6-1180R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    23Tom BrewerP6-1175R-R231954Not draftedMLB--
    42Dick BrodowskiP6-2190R-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    27Hal BrownP6-2182R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    11Billy ConsoloSS-2B5-11180R-R201953Not draftedMLB--
    24Pete DaleyC6-0195R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    14Ike DelockP5-11175R-R251952Not draftedMLB--
    25Hersh FreemanP6-3220R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    22Owen Friend2B6-1180R-R281949Not draftedMLB--
    41Dick Gernert1B6-3210R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    10Billy Goodman2B-1B5-11165L-R291947Not draftedMLB--
    1Grady Hatton3B5-9175L-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    29Bill HenryP6-2180L-L271952Not draftedMLB--
    28Tom HurdP5-9155R-R311954Not draftedMLB--
    4Jackie JensenOF5-11190R-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    20Eddie JoostSS6-0175R-R391936Not draftedMLB--
    40Russ KemmererP6-3200R-R231954Not draftedMLB--
    19Leo KielyP6-2180L-L251951Not draftedMLB--
    16Ellis KinderP6-0195R-R401946UDFAMLB--
    35Billy KlausSS-3B5-10165L-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    12Ted Lepcio2B-3B5-10177R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    43Frank Malzone3B5-10180R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    7Sam MeleOF6-1187R-R321947Not draftedMLB--
    15Willard NixonP6-2195L-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    21,34Karl OlsonOF6-3205R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    22Jim PagliaroniC6-4210R-R171955Not draftedMLB--
    17Mel ParnellP6-0180L-L331947Not draftedMLB--
    37Jim PiersallOF6-0175R-R251950Not draftedMLB--
    39Bob SmithP6-1190R-L241955Not draftedMLB--
    38Gene StephensOF6-3175L-R221952Not draftedMLB--
    18Frank SullivanP6-6215R-R251953Not draftedMLB--
    44Haywood SullivanC6-4215R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    27,41George SusceP6-1180R-R231955Not draftedMLB--
    26Faye ThroneberryOF6-0190L-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    44Joe TrimbleP6-1190R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    8Sammy WhiteC6-3195R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R361939Not draftedMLB--
    3Norm Zauchin1B6-5220R-R251951Not draftedMLB--

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