1955 Columbus Cardinals Roster

South Atlantic League (SAL) - Class: A
Team Record: 58-81
7th in the SAL
Manager: Andy Anderson (58-81)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Columbus, Georgia
Ballpark: Golden Park I & II
Attendance: 46,800, Avg. 673
1955 Columbus Cardinals Statistics

The Columbus Cardinals of the South Atlantic League ended the 1955 season with a record of 58 wins and 81 losses, seventh in the SAL.

The Cardinals scored 575 runs and surrendered 663 runs, most in the circuit. Andy Anderson served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ted WieandRRApril 4, 19336'2"195Walnutport, PA US
Marty KutynaRRNovember 14, 19326'0"190Philadelphia, PA US
Robert KosisR6'2"185
Fred KoenigRRApril 27, 19216'3"200St. Louis, MO US
John KnightLR6'2"185
Earl JohnsonRNovember 4, 19336'1"190
Bob HyattROctober 3, 19266'1"195Little Rock, AR US
Delane HulseyRL6'0"185
William HowardRR6'5"200
Gene GreenRRJune 26, 19336'2"200Los Angeles, CA US
Don LassetterRRMarch 27, 19336'3"200Newnan, GA US
Jack LeeLRSeptember 13, 19335'11"175
Whitney UlrichRRNovember 15, 19316'1"195Boise, ID US
Ray StocktonLApril 12, 19316'2"180
Robert St. PierreRL6'5"185
Bobby SmithRRMay 28, 19345'11"180Hood River, OR US
Jack ShirleyRR6'1"190
Wally ShannonLRJanuary 23, 19336'0"178Cleveland, OH US
Clarence PeerenboomLL6'2"190
Tom PattonRRSeptember 5, 19355'9"185Honey Brook, PA US
Jim MichalecRRSeptember 24, 19295'11"185
Al GrandcolasRRDecember 14, 19326'2"175Belleville, IL US
Billy GiddingsRR6'0"180
Phil ClarkRROctober 3, 19326'3"210Albany, GA US
Tom CheneyRROctober 14, 19345'11"170Morgan, GA US
Ronny CamachoRROctober 26, 19355'10"170Empalme, Sonora MX
Billy BowmanRRJune 12, 19315'11"160
Ron BottlerRRAugust 21, 19336'1"180Portland, OR US
Bob BlaylockRRJune 28, 19356'1"185Chattanooga, TN US
Ron BennettLRDecember 18, 19325'8"175
Hoyt BenedictRRJuly 12, 19305'11"175
Richard AtkinsonSRJanuary 20, 19316'2"175
Richard CordellLRDecember 9, 19306'3"200
Gill DaleyLFebruary 20, 19276'0"175Screven County, GA US
Joe FordRRSeptember 6, 19306'0"180Carter, OK US
Gene FaszholzLLSeptember 24, 19295'10"160
Walter FasslerR5'10"165
James EnsleyLR5'10"165
Byron ElserRR5'9"170
Jay DrakeRMarch 1, 19305'9"185Humboldt, KS US
Ed DonnellyLLAugust 5, 19306'1"180Philadelphia, PA US
Walter DeruckiRRAugust 18, 19265'11"178
Arnold DavisR6'0"190
Ferrell AndersonRRJanuary 9, 19186'1"200Maple City, KS 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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