1955 Cincinnati Redlegs season

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1955 Cincinnati Redlegs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s) Gabe Paul
Manager(s) Birdie Tebbetts
Local television WCPO-TV
(Waite Hoyt, Jack Moran)
Local radio WSAI
(Waite Hoyt, Jack Moran)
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The 1955 Cincinnati Redlegs season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Redlegs finishing in fifth place in the National League, with a record of 75–79, 23½ games behind the NL and World Series Champion Brooklyn Dodgers. The Redlegs were managed by Birdie Tebbetts and played their home games at Crosley Field.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 98 55 0.641 56–21 42–34
Milwaukee Braves 85 69 0.552 13½ 46–31 39–38
New York Giants 80 74 0.519 18½ 44–35 36–39
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 0.500 21½ 46–31 31–46
Cincinnati Redlegs 75 79 0.487 23½ 46–31 29–48
Chicago Cubs 72 81 0.471 26 43–33 29–48
St. Louis Cardinals 68 86 0.442 30½ 41–36 27–50
Pittsburgh Pirates 60 94 0.390 38½ 36–39 24–55


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1955 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BR CHC CIN MIL NYG PHI PIT STL
Brooklyn 14–7–1 12–10 15–7 13–9 16–6 14–8 14–8
Chicago 7–14–1 11–11 7–15 12–10 10–12 11–11 14–8
Cincinnati 10–12 11–11 9–13 9–13 11–11 14–8 11–11
Milwaukee 7–15 15–7 13–9 14–8 14–8 11–11 11–11
New York 9–13 10–12 13–9 8–14 10–12 17–5 13–9
Philadelphia 6–16 12–10 11–11 8–14 12–10 15–7 13–9
Pittsburgh 8–14 11–11 8–14 11–11 5–17 7–15 10–12
St. Louis 8–14 8–14 11–11 11–11 9–13 9–13 12–10


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1955 Cincinnati Redlegs
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

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
Jablonski, RayRay Jablonski 74 221 53 .240 9 28
Greengrass, JimJim Greengrass 13 39 4 .103 0 1
Seminick, AndyAndy Seminick 6 15 2 .133 1 1

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
Klippstein, JohnnyJohnny Klippstein 39 138 9 10 3.39 68
Staley, GerryGerry Staley 30 119.2 5 8 4.66 40
Black, JoeJoe Black 32 102.1 5 2 4.22 54
Pearce, JimJim Pearce 2 3.1 0 1 10.80 0

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
Baczewski, FredFred Baczewski 1 0 0 0 18.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Havana Sugar Kings International League Reggie Otero
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Joe Schultz
A Columbia Reds Sally League Ernie White
B High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms Carolina League Jimmy Brown
B Sunbury Redlegs Piedmont League Virgil Stallcup and Dutch Dorman
C Duluth Dukes Northern League Red Treadway and Jim Crandall
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Jim Crandall and Red Treadway
D Fort Walton Beach Jets Alabama–Florida League John Streza and Shovel Hodge
D Douglas Trojans Georgia State League Bob Wellman
D Moultrie Reds Georgia–Florida League Ken Polivka

LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Douglas[9]

References[edit]

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