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1955 Pittsburgh Pirates season

1955 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Forbes Field (since 1909)
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (since 1887)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) John W. Galbreath, Bing Crosby (minority)
    General manager(s) Branch Rickey
    Manager(s) Fred Haney
    Local television none
    Local radio KDKA
    Bob Prince, Dick Bingham
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    The 1955 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 74th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 69th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 60–94.

    Offseason

    • Prior to 1955 season: Ellis Burton was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.[1]

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    Brooklyn Dodgers 98 55 -- .641
    Milwaukee Braves 85 69 13.5 .552
    New York Giants 80 74 18.5 .519
    Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 21.5 .500
    Cincinnati Redlegs 75 79 23.5 .487
    Chicago Cubs 72 81 26 .471
    St. Louis Cardinals 68 86 30.5 .442
    Pittsburgh Pirates 60 94 38.5 .390

    Opening Day lineup

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1955 Pittsburgh Pirates
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    C Shepard, JackJack Shepard 94 264 63 .239 2 23
    LF Thomas, FrankFrank Thomas 142 510 125 .245 25 72
    CF O'Brien, EddieEddie O'Brien 75 236 55 .233 0 8

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Cole, DickDick Cole 77 239 54 .226 0 21
    Peterson, HardyHardy Peterson 32 81 20 .247 1 10
    Smith, EarlEarl Smith 5 16 1 .063 0 0
    Smith, DickDick Smith 4 0 0 ---- 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Friend, BobBob Friend 44 200.1 14 9 2.83 98
    Face, RoyRoy Face 42 125.2 5 7 3.58 84
    Donoso, LinoLino Donoso 25 95 4 6 5.31 38
    Bowman, RogerRoger Bowman 7 16.2 0 3 8.64 8

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Grunwald, AlAl Grunwald 3 0 0 0 4.70 2
    Swanson, RedRed Swanson 1 0 0 0 18.00 0
    Bell, BillBill Bell 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

    Awards and honors

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

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    LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Brunswick

    Notes

    References