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1955 St. Louis Cardinals season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1955 St. Louis Cardinals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record68–86 (.442)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)August "Gussie" Busch
General manager(s)Richard A. Meyer
Manager(s)Eddie Stanky, Harry Walker
Local televisionKTVI
Local radioKMOX
(Harry Caray, Jack Buck, Joe Garagiola)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1955 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 74th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 64th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 68–86 during the season and finished seventh in the National League, 30½ games behind the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Outfielder Bill Virdon won the Rookie of the Year Award this year, batting .281, with 17 home runs and 68 RBIs. This was the second consecutive year a Cardinal won the Rookie of the Year Award, with Wally Moon winning the previous season. The Cardinals would have this occur again in 1985 and 1986, with Vince Coleman and Todd Worrell, respectively.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

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


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

Roster

1955 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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
C Bill Sarni 107 325 83 .255 3 34
1B Stan Musial 154 562 179 .319 33 108
2B Red Schoendienst 145 553 148 .268 11 51
SS Alex Grammas 128 366 88 .240 3 25
3B Ken Boyer 147 530 140 .264 18 62
LF Rip Repulski 147 512 138 .270 23 73
CF Bill Virdon 144 534 150 .281 17 68
RF Wally Moon 152 593 175 .295 19 76

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
Solly Hemus 96 206 50 .243 5 21
Nelson Burbrink 58 170 47 .276 0 15
Harry Elliott 68 117 30 .256 1 12
Pete Whisenant 58 115 22 .191 2 9
Bob Stephenson 67 111 27 .243 0 6
Joe Frazier 58 70 14 .200 4 9
Del Rice 20 59 12 .203 1 7
Don Blasingame 5 16 6 .375 0 0
Harry Walker 11 14 5 .357 0 1
Dick Rand 3 10 3 .300 1 3
Tom Alston 13 8 1 .125 0 0
Ducky Schofield 12 4 0 .000 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
Harvey Haddix 37 208 12 16 4.46 150
Larry Jackson 37 177.1 9 14 4.31 88
Luis Arroyo 35 159 11 8 4.19 68
Tom Poholsky 30 151 9 11 3.81 66
Willard Schmidt 20 129.2 7 6 2.78 86
Ben Flowers 4 27.1 1 0 3.62 19
Vic Raschi 1 1.2 0 1 21.60 1

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
Brooks Lawrence 46 96 3 8 6.56 52
Floyd Wooldridge 18 57.2 2 4 4.84 14
Gordon Jones 15 57 1 4 5.84 46
John Mackinson 8 20.2 0 1 7.84 8
Lindy McDaniel 4 19 0 0 4.74 7

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
Paul LaPalme 56 4 3 2 2.75 39
Mel Wright 29 2 2 1 6.19 18
Frank Smith 28 3 1 1 3.23 17
Barney Schultz 19 1 2 4 7.89 19
Bobby Tiefenauer 18 1 4 0 4.41 16
Herb Moford 14 1 1 2 7.88 8
Al Gettel 8 1 0 0 9.00 7
Tony Jacobs 1 0 0 0 18.00 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Cardinals American Association Johnny Keane
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Harry Walker, Lou Kahn and Dixie Walker
AA Houston Buffaloes Texas League Mike Ryba
A Allentown Cardinals Eastern League Harold Olt
A Columbus Cardinals Sally League Ferrell Anderson
B Peoria Chiefs Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Whitey Kurowski
B Lynchburg Cardinals Piedmont League George Kissell
C Mexicali Eagles Arizona–Texas League Art Lilly
C Fresno Cardinals California League Roland LeBlanc
C Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League Al Kubski
D Dothan Cardinals Alabama–Florida League Chase Riddle
D Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League Wayne Wallace
D Sanford Cardinals Florida State League Dan Keith and Mario Mauriello
D Hazlehurst-Baxley Cardinals Georgia State League Samuel Goodsoozian
D Albany Cardinals Georgia–Florida League J. C. Dunn
D Paducah Chiefs KITTY League Homer Ray Wilson
D Decatur Commodores Mississippi–Ohio Valley League Al Unser
D Hamilton Cardinals PONY League Ed Lyons
D Ardmore Cardinals Sooner State League Frank Mancuso

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Rochester, Fresno, Paducah, Hamilton; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Johnson City[8]

References

  1. ^ Peanuts Lowrey at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Jim King at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Benny Valenzuela at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Ray Jablonski at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Duke Carmel at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Del Rice at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ "1955 All-Star Game".
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links

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