1955 Cleveland Indians season

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1955 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Myron H. Wilson
Manager(s) Al Lopez
Local television WXEL
Local radio WERE (1300)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 96 58 .623 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 3
Chicago White Sox 91 63 .591 5
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 12
Detroit Tigers 79 75 .513 17
Kansas City Athletics 63 91 .409 33
Baltimore Orioles 57 97 .370 39
Washington Senators 53 101 .344 43

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1955 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
LF Kiner, RalphRalph Kiner 113 321 78 .243 18 54

Other batters[edit]

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
Pope, DaveDave Pope 35 104 31 .298 6 22

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Aguirre, HankHank Aguirre 4 12.2 2 0 1.42 6

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

  • Bobby Ávila, Second base, Reserve
  • Larry Doby, Outfield, Reserve
  • Al Lopez, Manager
  • Al Rosen, Third base, Reserve
  • Herb Score, Pitcher, Reserve
  • Al Smith, Outfield, Reserve
  • Early Wynn, Pitcher, Reserve

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Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Kerby Farrell
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League L. D. Meyer and Hank Schenz
A Reading Indians Eastern League Jo-Jo White
B Keokuk Kernels Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Pinky May
B Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League Spud Chandler
C Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League Phil Seghi and Paul O'Dea
C Sherbrooke Indians Provincial League Ed Hartness
D Vidalia Indians Georgia State League Ed Levy
D Lafayette Chiefs Mississippi-Ohio Valley League Mark Wylie

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Keokuk, Spartanburg[8]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]