1955 Washington Senators Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 53-101
Finished 8th in the AL
Attendance: 422,001, Avg. 6,918
Ballpark: Griffith Stadium I
Manager: Chuck Dressen (53-101)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1955 Washington Senators Statistics
1955 Washington Senators Results

The Washington Senators of the American League ended the 1955 season with a record of 53 wins and 101 losses, finishing eighth in the AL.

The Senators plated 598 runs and gave up 789 runs. Roy Sievers paced Washington with 25 home runs and drove in 106 runs. Mickey Vernon led hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .301 clip. Bob Porterfield and Mickey McDermott topped the squad with 10 wins each, while Johnny Schmitz registered a 3.71 earned run average, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Chuck Dressen coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ted AbernathyPRRMarch 6, 19336'4"215Stanley, NC USA
Julio Becquer1BLLDecember 20, 19315'11"178La Habana, La Cuba
Jim BusbyCFRRJanuary 8, 19276'1"175Kenedy, TX USA
Bob ChakalesPRRAugust 10, 19276'1"185Asheville, NC USA
Webbo ClarkePLLJune 8, 19286'0"165Colon, Co Panama
Clint CourtneyCLRMarch 16, 19275'8"180Hall Summit, LA USA
Bill CurriePRRNovember 29, 19266'0"175Leary, GA USA
Juan Delis3BRRFebruary 27, 19285'11"170Santiago de Cuba, Sa Cuba
Bruce EdwardsCRRJuly 15, 19235'8"180Quincy, IL USA
Ed Fitz GeraldCRRMay 21, 19246'0"170Santa Ynez, CA USA
Vince GonzalesPLLSeptember 28, 19256'1"165Quivican, Cuba
Johnny GrothCFRRJuly 23, 19266'0"182Chicago, IL USA
Dick HydePRRAugust 3, 19285'11"170Hindsboro, IL USA
Harmon Killebrew3BRRJune 29, 19366'0"195Payette, ID USA
Bobby KlineSSRRJanuary 27, 19296'0"179St. Petersburg, FL USA
Steve KorcheckCRRAugust 11, 19326'1"205McClellandtown, PA USA
Jim LemonRFRRMarch 23, 19286'4"200Covington, VA USA
Jesse LevanPLRJuly 15, 19266'0"172Reading, PA USA
Mickey McDermottPLLApril 29, 19296'2"170Poughkeepsie, NY USA
Bob OldisCRRJanuary 5, 19286'1"185Preston, IA USA
Ernie OravetzRFBLJanuary 24, 19325'4"145Johnstown, PA USA
Camilo PascualPRRJanuary 20, 19345'11"170La Habana, La Cuba
Carlos PaulaRFRRNovember 28, 19276'3"195La Habana, La Cuba
Bob PorterfieldPRRAugust 10, 19236'0"190Newport, VA USA
Pedro RamosPBRApril 28, 19356'0"175Pinar del Rio, Pi Cuba
Tony RoigSSRRDecember 23, 19286'1"180New Orleans, LA USA
Pete Runnels2BLRJanuary 28, 19286'0"170Lufkin, TX USA
Johnny SchmitzPRLNovember 27, 19206'0"170Wausau, WI USA
Jerry SchoonmakerOFRRDecember 14, 19335'11"190Seymour, MO USA
Spec SheaPRROctober 2, 19206'0"195Naugatuck, CT USA
Roy SieversLFRRNovember 18, 19266'1"195St. Louis, MO USA
Jerry Snyder2BRRJuly 21, 19296'0"170Jenks, OK USA
Bunky StewartPLLJanuary 7, 19316'0"154Jasper, NC USA
Chuck StobbsPLLJuly 2, 19296'1"185Wheeling, WV USA
Dean StonePLLSeptember 1, 19306'4"205Moline, IL USA
Tom UmphlettCFRRMay 12, 19316'2"180Scotland Neck, NC USA
Jose ValdivielsoSSRRMay 22, 19346'1"175Matanzas, Ma Cuba
Mickey Vernon1BLLApril 22, 19186'2"170Marcus Hook, PA USA
Tom WrightPLRSeptember 22, 19235'11"180Rutherfordton, NC USA
Eddie Yost3BRROctober 13, 19265'10"170Brooklyn, NY USA