1955 Colorado Springs Sky Sox Roster

Western League (WL) - Class: A
Team Record: 81-69
1st in the WL
Manager: Johnny Conway (81-69)
Affiliation: Chicago White Sox
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Ballpark: Memorial Field
Attendance: 87,527, Avg. 1,167
1955 Colorado Springs Sky Sox Statistics

Playoffs - Des Moines Bruins 3 games, Colorado Springs Sky Sox 1

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox of the Western League ended the 1955 season with a record of 81 wins and 69 losses, first in the WL.

The Sky Sox scored 845 runs, most in the league. Colorado Springs conceded 798 runs.

Ken Landenberger, Jack Kralick, Sam Hairston, Bill Evans, Jack Conway, Don Bradey and Rudy Arias were all players from the 1955 Colorado Springs Sky Sox who played in the Majors during their careers.

Johnny Conway served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Alois ZilianRR6'2"180
Alfredo IbanezRR6'0"180
Don HermanRRAugust 3, 19306'4"203Brooklyn, NY US
Robert HattenbachRR6'1"190
Sam HairstonRRJanuary 20, 19205'10"187Crawford, MS US
Max GnagyLR5'11"160
James GainesRR6'0"163
Bill EvansRRMarch 25, 19196'2"180Quanah, TX US
Domenick DiTusaRRAugust 29, 19356'1"190Chicago, IL US
John CreightonLL6'0"185
Doug CosseyLJanuary 12, 19296'3"206Detroit, MI US
Ron CooperLRJanuary 17, 19355'11"180
Jack ConwayRRJuly 30, 19185'11"175Bryan, TX US
Garland BrillRRJuly 10, 19306'0"175Arlington, VA US
Don BradeyRROctober 4, 19345'9"180Charlotte, NC US
James BowenLL6'0"180
Bob BlackRR6'1"180
Don BaconLRJune 28, 19355'9"160Oklahoma City, OK US
Dick IdzkowskiRRJune 7, 19336'3"190
Ned JohnsonRSeptember 15, 19335'10"170Dayton, OH US
Walter YowellRRJanuary 6, 19306'0"170Etlan, VA US
Lowe WrenRRDecember 10, 19296'0"195
Arthur WollenweberRR5'11"185
Bobby WinklesRRMarch 11, 19305'9"168Tuckerman, AR US
Al WareR6'1"180
Eugene SheetsRR5'11"185
Charles SelbyRRAugust 15, 19336'0"185Cincinnati, OH US
Kenneth Schu
Ray PrestonRLJanuary 3, 19335'10"165La Mesa, CA US
Willie PopeLRDecember 14, 19186'3"230Birmingham, AL US
Jack PickartRRJuly 25, 19306'2"195Sacramento, CA US
William MaleyRDecember 2, 19305'10"185
Robert LoweRR6'1"185
Dick LombardiRSeptember 8, 19325'11"186
Ken LandenbergerLLJuly 29, 19286'3"200Lyndhurst, OH US
Jack KralickLLJune 1, 19356'2"180Youngstown, OH US
Delbert JohnstonRRDecember 22, 19336'1"180Salina, KS US
Rudy AriasLLJune 6, 19315'10"165Las Villas, CU

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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