1955 Milwaukee Braves season

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1955 Milwaukee Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 85–69 (.552)
League place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Louis R. Perini
General manager(s) John J. Quinn
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm
Local television none
Local radio WEMP
WTMJ
(Earl Gillespie, Blaine Walsh)
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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 Milwaukee Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
C Crandall, DelDel Crandall 133 440 104 .236 26 62
3B Mathews, EddieEddie Mathews 141 499 144 .289 41 101
RF Aaron, HankHank Aaron 153 602 189 .314 27 106

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
Rice, DelDel Rice 27 71 14 .197 2 7

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
Burdette, LewLew Burdette 42 230 13 8 4.03 70
Buhl, BobBob Buhl 38 201.2 13 11 3.21 117
Conley, GeneGene Conley 22 158 11 7 4.16 107

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
Nichols, ChetChet Nichols 34 144 9 8 4.00 44
Crone, RayRay Crone 33 140.1 10 9 3.46 76

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
Paine, PhilPhil Paine 15 2 0 0 2.49 26
Edelman, JohnJohn Edelman 5 0 0 0 11.12 3
Koslo, DaveDave Koslo 1 0 1 0 0

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Sox American Association George Selkirk
AA Atlanta Crackers Southern Association George McQuinn, Marvin Rackley
and Clyde King
AA Beaumont Exporters Texas League Mickey Livingston
A Jacksonville Braves Sally League Ben Geraghty
B Corpus Christi Clippers Big State League Connie Ryan
B Evansville Braves Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Bob Coleman
C Eau Claire Braves Northern League Joe Just
C Boise Braves Pioneer League Lou Stringer
C Quebec Braves Provincial League Sibby Sisti
D West Palm Beach Indians Florida State League Bill Steinecke
D Wellsville Braves PONY League Alex Monchak
D Lawton Braves Sooner State League Travis Jackson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Corpus Christi, Quebec, Lawton

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Catfish Metkovich at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Marshall Bridges at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Chi-Chi Olivo at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Del Rice at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/asgbox/yr1955as.shtml

References[edit]