1955 Amarillo Gold Sox Roster

West Texas-New Mexico League (WTNML) - Class: B
Team Record: 80-60
1st in the WTNML
Manager: Glenn McQuillen (0-0), Buck Fausett (0-0), Taffy Wright (0-0)
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Ballpark: Gold Coast Stadium
Attendance: 132,128, Avg. 1,888
1955 Amarillo Gold Sox Statistics

Playoffs - Amarillo Gold Sox 4 games, Plainview Ponies 2
Finals - Pampa Oilers 4 games, Amarillo Gold Sox 1

The Amarillo Gold Sox of the West Texas-New Mexico League ended the 1955 season with a record of 80 wins and 60 losses, first in the WTNML. The team scored 1077 runs, while allowing 924 runs. Glenn McQuillen, Buck Fausett and Taffy Wright served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Rudy AriasLLJune 6, 19315'10"165Las Villas, CU
James Powers
Esteban NunezRR5'10"180
Jimmy NewberryRRJune 26, 19195'10"170Camden, AL US
Richard MyersR6'0"195
Frank MurieRR6'0"187
Paul MohrLLJune 20, 19326'3"200Lincoln, NE US
Glenn McQuillenRRApril 19, 19156'0"198Strasburg, VA US
Stanley MachinskyL6'1"190
Phillip RaL6'0"
John Reddell
Richard WoodworthRR6'3"178
Bill WilhiteL5'10"150
Chuck ThomasRRJanuary 27, 19325'10"188Miami, FL US
Emil TellingerR6'4"230
Jerry SimonRRJuly 15, 19296'1"158
Marvin SchweinRR6'0"175
David SchleichLL6'2"185
Leonard RuyleRR6'3"198
Eddie LockeLROctober 6, 19235'11"181
Thomas LindRRNovember 14, 19266'1"185Baltimore, MD US
Ken ElliottRR6'0"175
Victor ColoL5'11"180
James ClarichRR5'11"200
Anderson BushRR6'0"170Winchester, KY US
Regis BurnsRDecember 26, 19315'10"165
Marshall BridgesSLJune 2, 19316'1"165Jackson, MS US
Richard Balfe
Len AttydRRMay 3, 19255'7"140Oakland, CA US
Raymond FaustRR6'0"180
Juan GarciaRR5'10"145
Lionel KingRR6'4"188
Frank JohnsonRRMarch 7, 19325'10"175Call, TX US
Dean HigginsRRNovember 22, 19326'0"185Monroe, MI US
Joseph HerpinR6'1"190
Chico HeronRRMarch 19, 19365'10"168, Bocas del Toro PA
Carlton HantaRApril 20, 19315'6"145, HI US
Jasper GoffR6'1"216
James George
Taffy WrightLRAugust 10, 19115'10"180Tabor City, NC US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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