1955 Douglas Trojans Roster

Georgia State League (GSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 62-46
Finished 1st in the GSL
Manager: Bob Wellman (62-46)
Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs
Location: Douglas, Georgia
Ballpark: Municipal Park
Attendance: 32,925, Avg. 610
1955 Douglas Trojans Statistics

Playoffs - Douglas Trojans 3 games, Vidalia Indians 1
Finals - Douglas Trojans 3 games, Sandersville Giants 3 - Rain forced postponement of the series. Both were declared co-champions.

The Douglas Trojans of the Georgia State League ended the 1955 season with a record of 62 wins and 46 losses, finishing first in the GSL.

The Trojans led the league with 694 runs, fueled by 102 home runs. Douglas surrendered 534 runs. Bob Wellman paced hitters with significant playing time by hitting .319. Robert Dobzanski topped the squad with 12 wins, while Wilbur Caldwell registered a 2.03 earned run average, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1955 Douglas Trojans who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Cliff Cook, Felix Torres and Bob Wellman.

Bob Wellman served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ralph AlomarRRDecember 11, 19346'1"185
Alberto AlvarezRRMay 14, 19355'9"178
Dan BumsteadLL6'2"165
Wilbur Caldwell
John Churilla
Cliff CookRRAugust 20, 19366'0"185Dallas, TX US
Joe DavisLDecember 31, 19306'1"190
Paul DiamondRRApril 24, 19376'2"195
Robert DobzanskiRR6'0"195
Donald Dunlap
Nicholas Falcone
Gene FedakRR6'3"215
Richard Folk
James Goines
Bill GreenLLFebruary 27, 19346'1"185Oklahoma City, OK US
Ralph Helmick
John JacksonRRJune 1, 19265'10"180Lumberton, MS US
Heliodoro MorenoRR5'10"172
Charles NicholsRR6'1"190
Lee SalmonsonRR5'1"160
Haven SchmidtLRSeptember 23, 19356'4"210
Irv SharpL5'11"175
Vincent Slaboszewski
Rocco Stasi
Charles TannreutherLL6'0"165
Jerry ThompsonR
Felix TorresRRMay 1, 19325'11"165Ponce, PR
Felipe ValdesR5'11"160
Richard WelageRR6'4"210
Bob WellmanRRJuly 15, 19256'4"210Norwood, OH US
Jack WellsRRFebruary 17, 19366'1"180
James WilliamsRR6'0"

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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