1955 Cedar Rapids Raiders Roster

Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League (IIIL) - Class: B
Team Record: 49-77
8th in the IIIL
Manager: Ray Perry (49-77)
Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Ballpark: Veterans Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 58,611, Avg. 930
1955 Cedar Rapids Raiders Statistics

The Cedar Rapids Raiders of the Illinois-Iowa-Indiana League ended the 1955 season with a record of 49 wins and 77 losses, eighth in the IIIL.

The Raiders scored 640 runs and yielded 776 runs, most in the circuit. Robert Yoder led all regular batters with a .314 average. Sylvester Zacher topped Cedar Rapids with 10 wins, while Emerson Unzicker registered a 4.21 earned run average, best among regular hurlers.

John Roseboro played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Cedar Rapids Raiders to do so.

Ray Perry served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Charlie AdamsLLFebruary 28, 19345'10"180New York, NY US
Ray PerryRRDecember 23, 19195'7"175San Francisco, CA US
James PetersonRRFebruary 5, 19346'0"185Fort Worth, TX US
Joe RobersonRLSeptember 22, 19356'6"200
Ken RobinettL6'3"175
Jim RogersRRJanuary 22, 19306'0"180Billings, MT US
John RoseboroLRMay 13, 19335'11"190Ashland, OH US
Frank ScannelliR5'9"180
Todd SickelRFebruary 6, 19345'11"165Kansas City, MO US
James SprankleRRJuly 22, 19356'1"190Lafayette, IN US
Richard SullivanLJune 10, 19326'0"185Fall River, MA US
Emerson UnzickerRLAugust 15, 19325'8"165Hamilton, OH US
Ralph VoldSRDecember 3, 19306'2"190Edmonton, AB CA
Dick WiegandRLFebruary 29, 19326'2"205
Mike WitwickiRRFebruary 3, 19296'0"180Toronto, ON CA
Derald WootonRRDecember 27, 19336'2"195Wakefield, KS US
Jerry WrightRRAugust 31, 19346'1"70Fort Smith, AR US
Robert YoderLR5'10"180
Jack O'KeefeLLOctober 7, 19326'0"200New York, NY US
Clark MixonLR6'0"175
Morris MilburnRRAugust 16, 19296'3"170Fort Worth, TX US
Jack BaldwinR5'11"175
Dick ContosRRDecember 7, 19325'9"190
Alberto CostaRR5'8"160
Paul CozartR5'8"165
John DavisLL5'11"157
Frank DeLeonRROctober 3, 19315'10"165Pueblo, CO US
Donald DimottL5'11"190
William DixonR5'7"172
Ron FountainRRSeptember 12, 19325'10"170Schenectady, NY US
Earl GordenLL6'0"160
Gene HinesRROctober 5, 19326'0"175Sarpy County, NE US
Eugene HurychRSeptember 16, 19356'3"200
Tom IncavigliaRJuly 31, 19295'9"165Monterey, CA US
Albert JamesRR6'2"210
Joseph KwiatkowskiR5'10"170
Larry LudtkeRR6'5"185
Joseph MathisRR6'5"205
Sylvester ZacherLLNovember 25, 19325'11"170Dupree, SD 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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