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1955 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  63-91   .409
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,393,054
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Pete Suder (39)
Youngest Player:  Alex George (16)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Vic Power (6)
Top Pitcher:  Alex Kellner (22)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  86.60%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9658.623--
Cleveland9361.6043.0
Chi White Sox9163.5915.0
Boston8470.54512.0
Detroit7975.51317.0
KC Athletics6391.40933.0
Baltimore5797.37039.0
Washington53101.34443.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
7Vic Power1b627-MLB1475969119034101976023527063512.319.354.50510003016394281207.6.308
4Jim Finigan3b-2b3026-MLB15054572139307968136149365118.255.333.3850210615433784.9.266
1,10Hector Lopezof-3b4725-MLB128483501401521568143358314415.290.337.4220204527370705.1.302
2Joe DeMaestriss-26-MLB12345742114141637352047314212.249.284.3240148486366413.0.266
30Gus Zernialof2832-MLB12041362105933084103090310817.254.304.5081000210454333645.2.249
36,38Harry Simpsonof-1b4429-MLB11239642119167552353461241310.301.356.4140164436296605.5.342
35Elmer Valoof-34-MLB1122835010317433753521802125.364.460.48401373381917210.1.379
11Joe Astrothc3632-MLB1012742969415232347336610111.252.372.328090338230364.3.270
32Bill Wilsonof5726-MLB982733961120153811246310118.223.288.4320118300223344.1.235
33Enos Slaughterof6639-MLB108267498612453423401724158.322.408.4530121315198567.6.324
34Bill Rennaof-30-MLB10024933537372803314220204.213.305.349087284205283.7.230
22Billy Shantzc-27-MLB7921718564111200111401316.258.293.300065232171203.1.271
12Pete Suder2b-3b-39-MLB268131741010121300001.210.229.284023836641.8.250
18Clete Boyer3b-18-MLB477931910060031700003.241.268.253020826331.3.306
9Jack Littrellss-26-MLB377071401010041200201.200.243.229016765931.3.241
6Jerry Schypinskiss-23-MLB22697152005001600001.217.229.246017705531.6.238
28Art Ditmarp-26-MLB35623130006001900402.210.222.210013675510.5.245
20Alex Kellnerp-30-MLB30566122105004700203.214.267.286016624942.0.245
8Dick Kryhoski1b-30-MLB28472102002016700000.213.302.255012533842.7.250
21Bobby Shantzp-29-MLB2641560000001500200.146.167.1460644370-0.3.167
19Art Ceccarellip-25-MLB31381300000011700301.079.103.079034239-4-2.5.143
3Tom Saffellof-33-MLB937580001104700001.216.293.21608413021.7.267
25Arnie Portocarrerop-23-MLB24373400110011700201.108.132.189074036-2-1.4.158
16Vic Raschip-36-MLB20330610010011000302.182.206.2120737320-0.2.261
12Cloyd Boyerp-27-MLB30292200000021100100.069.129.069023228-2-2.1.111
37Tom Gormanp-30-MLB57241210000011400101.083.120.125032624-2-2.4.200
6Spook Jacobs2b-29-MLB1323760001123010101.261.370.26106282122.8.261
17Ray Herbertp-25-MLB2421141002001700111.190.217.23805242000.4.267
31Bill Stewartof-27-MLB1118221000001600000.111.158.1670319160-0.6.167
26Bill Harringtonp-27-MLB3417020000002500000.118.211.1180219150-0.6.167
31Lou Sleaterp-28-MLB2113020000000000001.154.154.1540213120-0.8.154
6Don Plarskiof-25-MLB811010000100200000.091.091.091011110-1-1.5.111
46Alex Georgess-16-MLB510010000001700000.100.182.10001119-1-2.5.333
3Don Bollweg1b-34-MLB129110002003202000.111.333.1110112801.1.143
14Johnny Grayp-27-MLB88010000000500000.125.125.1250187-1-2.7.333
14Johnny Sainp-37-MLB258000000000000000.000.000.0000088--.000
33Jim Robertsonc-27-MLB68120000001200000.250.333.250029612.8.333
29Mike Kumep-29-MLB68010000000500000.125.125.1250187-1-2.7.333
15Walt Craddockp-23-MLB45000000000100000.000.000.0000055--.000
17,29Marion Fricanop-31-MLB103020000000000000.667.667.6672000231130.6.667
27Moe Burtschyp-33-MLB73110001000100000.333.333.333013203.4.500
1Hal Bevan3b-24-MLB33000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
27Gus Keriazakosp-23-MLB53000000000200000.000.000.0000033--.000
23Bob Tricep-28-MLB43020000000000000.667.667.6672000231130.6.667
26Charlie Bishopp-31-MLB42010000000100000.500.500.500012109.91.000
8Glenn Coxp-24-MLB21000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
10Eric MacKenziec-22-MLB11000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
29Bob Spicerp-30-MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
36Ewell Blackwellp-32-MLB20000000000000100.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (49 players)1545335638139518946121592223646271826345834146.261.321.3827032039591542146864.4.281

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
28Art Ditmar3026-MLB12125.0335227181175.118010998238679711.529.241.184.414.061.09--1.27
20Alex Kellner2230-MLB1184.2030246330162.21648176186075301.389.071.003.324.150.80--0.88
21Bobby Shantz-29-MLB5104.5423174120125.0124706386658201.528.930.584.754.181.14--0.88
19Art Ceccarelli4625-MLB475.3131163160123.21238173207168411.578.951.465.174.951.04--0.70
25Arnie Portocarrero-23-MLB594.7724204110111.11096659126734011.588.810.975.422.751.97--0.59
37Tom Gorman2430-MLB763.55570003518109.0984843113646201.238.090.912.973.800.78--0.69
16Vic Raschi-36-MLB465.4220181000101.11326661103538201.6511.720.893.113.380.92--1.15
12Cloyd Boyer4527-MLB556.2230112012098.11078168216932301.799.791.926.322.932.16--0.78
17Ray Herbert-25-MLB186.262311204087.2996561104030401.5910.161.034.113.081.33--1.35
26Bill Harrington5027-MLB334.113410018276.269413564126101.438.100.704.813.051.58--0.57
14Johnny Sain5937-MLB255.442500013144.2542827101012001.4310.882.012.012.420.83--0.88
14Johnny Gray-27-MLB036.4185001026.228231922411001.959.450.678.103.712.18--1.31
31Lou Sleater-28-MLB117.71161007025.233222232111002.1011.571.057.363.861.91--0.33
29Mike Kume-29-MLB027.9964000023.23523211157502.1113.310.385.702.662.14--1.00
17,29Marion Fricano-31-MLB003.15100005020.01997295201.408.550.904.052.251.80--1.27
15Walt Craddock-23-MLB027.8042000015.01814133109001.8710.801.806.005.401.11--1.29
27Gus Keriazakos-23-MLB0112.3451002011.2151616478101.8911.573.095.406.170.88--0.67
27Moe Burtschy-33-MLB2010.3270000011.11713130109002.3813.500.007.947.151.11--0.57
23Bob Trice-28-MLB009.0040002010.0141310462002.0012.603.605.401.803.00--1.42
26Charlie Bishop-31-MLB105.404000206.2674184002.108.101.3510.805.402.00--0.36
36Ewell Blackwell-32-MLB016.752000204.0333152002.006.752.2511.254.502.50--0.40
29Bob Spicer-30-MLB0033.752000002.291010242004.8730.376.7513.506.752.00--1.00
8Glenn Cox-24-MLB0230.862200002.11188012005.1442.430.003.867.710.50--4.00
15Ozzie Van Brabant-28-MLB0018.002000102.0444121003.0018.004.509.004.502.00--0.67
16Lee Wheat-25-MLB0022.503000002.0875131005.5036.004.5013.504.503.00--2.00
24Sonny Dixon-30-MLB0016.202000101.2633100003.6032.405.400.000.00----1.50
32Bill Wilson-26-MLB000.001000101.0100011002.009.000.009.009.001.00--1.00
Totals: (49 players)63915.35154154297125221,38214869118221217075733631.349.681.144.603.731.23-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe AstrothC1004205059.9890.00 
Billy ShantzC782612738.9900.00 
Jim RobertsonC482001.0000.00 
Eric MacKenzieC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Vic Power1B144128113010140.9930.00 
Dick Kryhoski1B1476617.9880.00 
Jack Littrell1B624413.9660.00 
Don Bollweg1B380031.0000.00 
Harry Simpson1B3102021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim Finigan2B902362281272.9750.00 
Hector Lopez2B369398632.9700.00 
Pete Suder2B245144117.9900.00 
Clete Boyer2B10121121.9200.00 
Spook Jacobs2B799041.0000.00 
Jack Littrell2B41511.8570.00 
Jerry Schypinski2B256021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hector Lopez3B931042332326.9360.00 
Jim Finigan3B5955135813.9600.00 
Clete Boyer3B11717011.0000.00 
Hal Bevan3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe DeMaestriSS1222063582178.9640.00 
Jack LittrellSS22304248.9470.00 
Jerry SchypinskiSS212246510.9320.00 
Clete BoyerSS12131314.9630.00 
Alex GeorgeSS56511.9170.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gus ZernialOF103231994.9640.00 
Harry SimpsonOF100262562.9780.00 
Bill WilsonOF82186460.9690.00 
Bill RennaOF79118512.9920.00 
Enos SlaughterOF77126522.9850.00 
Elmer ValoOF72147522.9870.00 
Tom SaffellOF925010.9620.00 
Don PlarskiOF670001.0000.00 
Bill StewartOF671011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tom GormanP5710981331.8751.73 
Art DitmarP35175152913.9782.26 
Bill HarringtonP3476411001.0001.77 
Art CeccarelliP31123314001.0001.24 
Cloyd BoyerP309891320.9172.02 
Alex KellnerP3016243032.9191.89 
Johnny SainP254435001.0001.63 
Arnie PortocarreroP2411171510.9571.78 
Ray HerbertP2387824001.0003.30 
Bobby ShantzP2312592622.9462.52 
Vic RaschiP20101102111.9692.76 
Lou SleaterP162523001.0001.79 
Marion FricanoP10205410.9004.05 
Johnny GrayP82621001.0001.03 
Moe BurtschyP7110000.0000.00 
Mike KumeP62314001.0001.94 
Gus KeriazakosP51101001.0000.80 
Charlie BishopP4601001.0001.45 
Walt CraddockP41502001.0001.20 
Bob TriceP41034001.0006.30 
Lee WheatP3201001.0004.50 
Ewell BlackwellP240000.0000.00 
Glenn CoxP2202001.0008.57 
Sonny DixonP2110001.0007.50 
Bob SpicerP220000.0000.00 
Ozzie Van BrabantP220000.0000.00 
Bill WilsonP110000.0000.00 


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