1955 Amarillo Gold Sox Roster

West Texas-New Mexico League (WTNML) - Class: B
Team Record: 80-60
1st in the WTNML's Division
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 league's Division. 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
Len AttydRRMay 3, 19255'7"140Oakland, CA US
Richard Balfe
Marshall BridgesSLJune 2, 19316'1"165Jackson, MS US
Regis BurnsR5'10"165
Anderson BushRR6'0"170Winchester, KY US
James ClarichRR5'11"200
Victor ColoL5'11"180
Ken ElliottRR6'0"175
Raymond FaustRR6'0"180
Juan GarciaRR5'10"145
James George
Jasper GoffR6'1"216
Carlton HantaRApril 20, 19315'6"145, HI US
Chico HeronRRMarch 19, 19365'10"168, Bocas del Toro PA
Joseph HerpinR6'1"190
Dean HigginsRRNovember 22, 19326'0"185Monroe, MI US
Frank JohnsonRRMarch 7, 19325'10"175Call, TX US
Lionel KingRR6'4"188
Thomas LindRRNovember 14, 19266'1"185Baltimore, MD US
Eddie LockeLROctober 6, 19235'11"181
Stanley MachinskyL6'1"190
Glenn McQuillenRRApril 19, 19156'0"198Strasburg, VA US
Paul MohrLLJune 20, 19326'3"200Lincoln, NE US
Frank MurieRR6'0"187
Richard MyersR6'0"195
Jimmy NewberryRRJune 26, 19195'10"170Camden, AL US
Esteban NunezRR5'10"180
James Powers
Phillip RaL6'0"
John Reddell
Leonard RuyleRR6'3"198
David SchleichLL6'2"185
Marvin SchweinRR6'0"175
Jerry SimonRRJuly 15, 19296'1"158
Emil TellingerR6'4"230
Chuck ThomasRRJanuary 27, 19325'10"188Miami, FL US
Bill WilhiteL5'10"150
Richard WoodworthRR6'3"178
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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