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1955 CINCINNATI REDS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Cincinnati,OH
Team Record:  75-79   .487
Result:   5th in National League
Manager(s):  Birdie Tebbetts
General Manager:   Gabe Paul
Stadium:  Crosley Field
Attendance:  693,662
Playoffs:  -

Cincinnati Reds affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Thurman (38)
Youngest Player:  Al Silvera (19)
Longest Tenure:  Bobby Adams (10)
Top Hitter:  Ted Kluszewski (3)
Top Pitcher:  Joe Nuxhall (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  77.04%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9855.641--
Milwaukee8569.55213.5
NY Giants8074.51918.5
Philadelphia7777.50021.5
Cincinnati7579.48723.5
Chi Cubs7281.47126.0
St. Louis6886.44230.5
Pittsburgh6094.39038.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
12Bobby Adams3B-2BMLB5-10170RightRight12/14/192133Tuolumne,CaliforniaUDFA 

46Fred BaczewskiPMLB6-2185LeftLeft5/15/192629St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
6Ed BaileyCMLB6-2205LeftRight4/15/193124Strawberry Plains,TennesseeUDFA 
6Matt BattsCMLB5-11200RightRight10/16/192133San Antonio,TexasUDFA 
25Gus BellOFMLB6-2196LeftRight11/15/192826Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
49Joe BlackPMLB6-2220RightRight2/8/192431Plainfield,New JerseyUDFA 
24Bob BorkowskiOFMLB6-0182RightRight1/27/192629Dayton,OhioUDFA 
14Rocky BridgesSS-2BMLB5-8175RightRight8/7/192727Refugio,TexasUDFA 
26Joe BroviaHMLB6-6195LeftRight2/18/192233Davenport,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Smoky BurgessCMLB5-8187LeftRight2/26/192728Caroleen,North CarolinaUDFA 
34Jackie CollumPMLB5-7163LeftLeft6/21/192728Victor,IowaUDFA 
43Maurice FisherPMLB6-5210RightRight2/16/193124Uniondale,IndianaUDFA 
51Art FowlerPMLB5-11180RightRight7/3/192232Converse,South CarolinaUDFA 
30Hersh FreemanPMLB6-3220RightRight7/1/192826Gadsden,AlabamaUDFA 
27Glen GorbousOFMLB6-2175LeftRight7/8/193024Drumheller,AlbertaUDFA 
23Jim GreengrassOFMLB6-1200RightRight10/24/192727Addison,New YorkUDFA 
31Don GrossPMLB5-11186LeftLeft6/30/193124Weidman,MichiganUDFA 
10Chuck Harmon3B-OFMLB6-2175RightRight4/23/192431Washington,IndianaUDFA 
26Bob HazleOFMLB6-0190LeftRight12/9/193024Laurens,South CarolinaUDFA 
37Bob HooperPMLB5-11195RightRight5/30/192233Leamington,OntarioUDFA 
15Ray Jablonski3BMLB5-10183RightRight12/17/192628Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
35Johnny KlippsteinPMLB6-1185RightRight10/17/192727Washington,DCUDFA 
18Ted Kluszewski1BMLB6-2225LeftLeft9/10/192430Argo,IllinoisUDFA 
5Hobie LandrithCMLB5-10170LeftRight3/16/193025Decatur,IllinoisUDFA 
31Jerry LanePMLB6-0205RightRight2/7/192629Ashland,New YorkUDFA 
11Roy McMillanSSMLB5-11170RightRight7/17/192925Bonham,TexasUDFA 
24Sam MeleOFMLB6-1187RightRight1/21/192332Astoria,New YorkUDFA 
36Rudy MinarcinPMLB6-0195RightRight3/25/193025North Vandergrift,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
39Joe NuxhallPMLB6-3219LeftLeft7/30/192826Hamilton,OhioUDFA 
23Stan PalysOFMLB6-2190RightRight5/1/193025Blakely,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
32Jim PearcePMLB6-6180RightRight6/9/192530Zebulon,North CarolinaUDFA 
38Bud PodbielanPMLB6-1170RightRight3/6/192431Curlew,WashingtonUDFA 
28Wally PostOFMLB6-1203RightRight7/9/192925St. Wendelin,OhioUDFA 
33Steve RidzikPMLB5-11170RightRight4/29/192926Yonkers,New YorkUDFA 
7Andy SeminickCMLB5-11187RightRight9/12/192034Pierce,West VirginiaUDFA 
27Al SilveraOFMLB6-0180RightRight8/26/193519San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Milt Smith3BMLB5-10165RightRight3/27/192926Columbus,GeorgiaUDFA 
42Gerry StaleyPMLB6-0195RightRight8/21/192034Brush Prairie,WashingtonUDFA 
16Johnny Temple2BMLB5-11175RightRight8/8/192727Lexington,North CarolinaUDFA 
22Bob ThurmanOFMLB6-1205LeftLeft5/14/191738Wichita,KansasUDFA 
49Corky ValentinePMLB6-1203RightRight1/4/192926Troy,OhioUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dick BartellAssistant Coach 
Jimmy DykesAssistant Coach 
Tom FerrickAssistant Coach 
Waite HoytBroadcaster 
Jack MoranBroadcaster 
Gabe PaulGeneral Manager 
Birdie TebbettsManager 


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