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1955 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-58 .623
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 761-569 + 192
Roster Continuity 76.61% 11/16
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,490,138 2/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Turner
Assistant Coach: Bill Dickey
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9658.623--
9361.6043.0
9163.5915.0
8470.54512.0
7975.51317.0
6391.40933.0
5797.37039.0
53101.34443.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Yogi BerraC30   54184147
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20
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3
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27
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108106020762513.272.349.470819.198.311.2400.3320.0254615
12Gil McDougald2B27   53379152
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10
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8
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13
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5364657722876.285.361.407768.122.248.3091.1841.0217615
7Mickey MantleOF23   517121158
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25
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11
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37
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99811139736234.306.431.6111042.306.538.3130.8614.0316638
6Andy Carey3B23   51073131
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11
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7
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47334451168711.257.313.378691.122.208.2701.1672.9193570
9Hank BauerOF32   49297137
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20
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5
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20
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5384566581434.278.360.461821.183.305.2851.1624.6227563
25Irv NorenOF30   3714994
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19
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1
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8
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5952433335066.253.331.375706.121.245.2560.7746.4139423
14Bill Skowron1B24   2884692
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12
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61112132340211.319.369.524893.205.278.3251.5224.0151314
32Elston HowardOF26   2793381
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8
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7
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10
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4300203615144.290.336.477813.186.258.3001.8027.9133305
15Joe Collins1B32   2784065
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9
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13
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4502443222337.234.339.414753.180.331.2200.7321.4115330
20Billy HunterSS27   2551458
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2092151802817.227.269.298567.071.157.2341.2085.076279
36Eddie Robinson1B34   1732536
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4200362657017.208.358.491849.283.491.1520.7210.885215
10Phil RizzutoSS37   1431937
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9712218311302.259.369.322691.063.259.2900.82143.046181
42Jerry ColemanSS30   961222
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00802111120303.229.321.281602.052.146.2591.00--27112
16Whitey FordP26   86914
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700111600301.163.258.198456.035.163.1881.4586.017100
41Bob CervOF29   851729
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224071630101.341.411.541952.200.329.3942.2928.34696
19Bob TurleyP24   82711
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0070062110813.134.200.183383.049.122.1773.50--1598
23Tommy ByrneP35   78616
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60081500123.205.273.282555.077.179.2341.8878.02289
1Billy Martin2B27   70821
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9127901122.300.354.371725.071.157.3231.2970.02680
18Don LarsenP25   4146
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70041300001.146.222.317539.171.268.1543.2520.51345
53Johnny KucksP21   4002
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0000001000200.050.050.075125.025.025.067----342
30Ed LopatP37   2904
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0000000300002.138.138.138276.000.000.154----429
17Bobby Richardson2B-SS19   2624
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0003112000101.154.214.154368.000.077.1540.00--429
29Charlie SilveraC30   2615
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0001006400000.192.344.192536.000.231.2270.67--532
55Bob GrimP25   2523
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0001001910400.120.185.120305.000.040.1889.00--331
28Tom MorganP25   1824
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000000500100.222.222.278500.056.056.308----519
39Bob WieslerP24   1412
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0001000300010.143.133.143276.000.000.167----215
47Tom SturdivantP25   1211
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0000000300100.083.083.083166.000.000.111----113
30Rip ColemanP23   1022
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0000002700100.200.333.200533.000.200.6673.50--213
17Enos Slaughter39   911
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0001001100000.111.200.111311.000.111.1251.00--110
21Jim KonstantyP38   801
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0000000010300.125.222.125347.000.000.125----112
40Tom CarrollSS18   632
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0000000200000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----26
35Lou BerberetC25   512
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0002001000000.400.500.400900.000.200.4000.00--26
44Dick TettelbachOF26   5000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
38Johnny BlanchardC22   3000000001000000.000.250.000250.000.333.0000.00--04
51Frank Leja1B19   2100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
11Johnny SainP37   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
41Marv Throneberry1B21   212
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0031000000101.000.6671.5002167.5001.000.667----33
39Ted GrayP30   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1958516176113421795517571755256076554648794999.260.335.418753.158.281.2661.0829.521565896
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Whitey Ford26   1872.62393318542253.21888374201131377101.196.660.714.004.851.21
19Bob Turley24   17133.06363413621246.21689284161772107001.406.120.586.457.651.19
23Tommy Byrne35   1653.1527229342160.013769561287763001.407.710.684.894.280.87
53Johnny Kucks21   873.4029133150126.21225448844493001.318.650.573.123.471.11
18Don Larsen25   923.061913515297.0813833851441001.367.520.744.734.080.86
55Bob Grim25   754.212611116492.1814943942632001.347.920.884.116.161.50
30Ed Lopat37   483.721612312086.210145361216240001.3410.451.241.662.481.50
21Jim Konstanty38   722.3145000301173.2682819524190001.248.270.612.922.310.79
28Tom Morgan25   733.2540100241072.0722926324170001.339.000.383.002.130.71
47Tom Sturdivant25   133.183310012068.1482424642481001.326.350.795.566.351.14
39Bob Wiesler24   023.91167005053.0392723149222101.666.620.178.323.740.45
30Rip Coleman23   215.28106001129.0401917216150001.9312.410.624.974.660.94
11Johnny Sain37   007.203000105.16444150001.4010.807.201.809.005.00
39Ted Gray30   003.001100003.03110010001.009.000.000.003.00--
38Art Schallock31   006.002000103.04221120101.6712.003.003.006.002.00
24Gerry Staley34   0013.502000002.05531100003.0022.504.504.500.000.00
Batting Totals96583.233441545218102331372116356949310868873226301.357.630.714.514.801.06
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Yogi BerraC145748541310.9840.00
Charlie SilveraC11474011.0000.00
Elston HowardC9233021.0000.00
Hank BauerC10000.0000.00
Lou BerberetC1100001.0000.00
Johnny BlanchardC170001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Skowron1B7451737663.9890.00
Joe Collins1B7339542163.9980.00
Eddie Robinson1B4639020235.9950.00
Frank Leja1B220011.0000.00
Marv Throneberry1B131001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gil McDougald2B12635234811119.9850.00
Billy Martin2B174244219.9770.00
Jerry Coleman2B133223071.0000.00
Bobby Richardson2B612731.8640.00
Phil Rizzuto2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Andy Carey3B1351543012237.9540.00
Gil McDougald3B17153424.9610.00
Bill Skowron3B33310.8570.00
Jerry Coleman3B11010.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy HunterSS981152491660.9580.00
Phil RizzutoSS79931321030.9570.00
Jerry ColemanSS293351317.9660.00
Tom CarrollSS42510.8750.00
Bobby RichardsonSS422011.0000.00
Billy MartinSS34611.9090.00
Mickey MantleSS240001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mickey MantleOF1453721122.9950.00
Hank BauerOF1332481353.9810.00
Irv NorenOF126238950.9800.00
Elston HowardOF751241033.9780.00
Joe CollinsOF2750310.9810.00
Bob CervOF20251001.0000.00
Dick TettelbachOF201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim KonstantyP457381121.9052.34
Tom MorganP407262412.9683.75
Whitey FordP39253104111.9811.81
Bob TurleyP3624663042.9001.32
Tom SturdivantP336848021.0001.59
Johnny KucksP2912632430.9001.93
Tommy ByrneP2716042223.9291.46
Bob GrimP269251411.9501.86
Don LarsenP199751313.9471.67
Ed LopatP168631111.9331.46
Bob WieslerP1653213011.0002.55
Rip ColemanP102925001.0002.17
Johnny SainP3501001.0001.76
Art SchallockP2310001.0003.00
Gerry StaleyP220110.5004.50
Ted GrayP130000.0000.00


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