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1955 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major league affiliations
Location
1955 Information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
General Manager(s) Branch Rickey, Joe L. Brown
Manager(s) Fred Haney
Local television none
Local radio WWSW
Bob Prince, Dick Bingham

Contents

Offseason

  • Prior to 1955 season: Ellis Burton was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.[1]

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 98 55 -- .641
Milwaukee Braves 85 69 13.5 .552
New York Giants 80 74 18.5 .519
Philadelphia Phillies 77 77 21.5 .500
Cincinnati Redlegs 75 79 23.5 .487
Chicago Cubs 72 81 26 .471
St. Louis Cardinals 68 86 30.5 .442
Pittsburgh Pirates 60 94 38.5 .390

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1955 Pittsburgh Pirates roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers
  • 11 Toby Atwell
  •  9 Nick Koback
  • 17 Hardy Peterson
  • 10 Jack Shepard

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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
Smith, EarlEarl Smith 5 16 1 .063 0 0
Smith, DickDick Smith 4 0 0 ---- 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Friend, BobBob Friend 44 200.1 14 9 2.83 98
Bowman, RogerRoger Bowman 7 16.2 0 3 8.64 8

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Swanson, RedRed Swanson 1 0 0 0 18.00 0
Bell, BillBill Bell 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
Open Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Bobby Bragan
AA New Orleans Pelicans Southern Association Andy Cohen
A Williamsport Grays Eastern League Larry Shepard
A Lincoln Chiefs Western League Bill Burwell
B Waco Pirates Big State League Stan Wentzel
B Burlington-Graham Pirates Carolina League Larry Dorton
C Phoenix Stars Arizona-Mexico League Jerry Gardner
C Salinas Packers California League Buck Elliott and Jack Paepke
C Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Jack Paepke and Buck Elliott
C St. Jean Canadiens Provincial League Steve Mizerak and Fred Luciano
D Dublin Irish Georgia State League George Kinnamon
D Brunswick Pirates Georgia-Florida League Frank Oceak
D Clinton Pirates Mississippi-Ohio Valley League Robert Clark

LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Brunswick

Notes

References


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