1955 Fayetteville Highlanders Roster

Carolina League (CL) - Class: B
Team Record: 70-67
3rd in the CL
Manager: Aaron Robinson (0-0), Jack McKeon (0-0), Jack Sanford (0-0)
Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles
Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Ballpark: Pittman Stadium
Attendance: 52,236, Avg. 763
1955 Fayetteville Highlanders Statistics

Playoffs - Danville Leafs 4 games, Fayetteville Highlanders 1

The Fayetteville Highlanders of the Carolina League ended the 1955 season with a record of 70 wins and 67 losses, third in the CL.

The Highlanders tallied 709 runs and surrendered 663 runs. Alfred Viotto led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .309. Jim Foxworth topped Fayetteville with 16 wins, while Harry Helmer added 15 or more wins, too Harold Wood recorded a 2.95 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Members of the 1955 Fayetteville Highlanders who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Jack Sanford, Aaron Robinson and Dick Luebke.

Aaron Robinson, Jack McKeon and Jack Sanford served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Enordo ArnoneLL6'1"205
Patricio LorenzoR5'10"175
Dick LuebkeRLApril 8, 19356'4"200Chicago, IL US
Robert LyonsRApril 22, 19285'8"150
Jack McKeonRRNovember 23, 19305'8"195South Amboy, NJ US
Gus MontalbanoRJuly 11, 19275'10"180Bronx, NY US
James PokelLLMarch 30, 19285'11"210Plymouth, WI US
Aaron RobinsonLRJune 23, 19156'2"205Lancaster, SC US
Jack SanfordRRJune 23, 19176'3"195Chatham, VA US
Richard SchultzRRAugust 4, 19355'11"175Chicago, IL US
George SmithRR6'2"
Johnnie SmithJanuary 3, 1932Harnett County, NC US
Dayton ToddLOctober 30, 19326'0"175
Alfred ViottoLDecember 27, 19305'7"180
Claude VoiselleRRAugust 24, 19246'1"210Ninety Six, SC US
Leo WaszkRJuly 18, 19285'9"165
Harold KingsmoreR5'11"180
Arthur JacobsROctober 17, 19235'10"170McClure, IL US
Clyde Butler
Benjamin Cavaliere
Albert ClearyRR6'0"193
Craig
Joseph CristelloRR6'1"198
Richard CristofanoRR6'0"195
James DaltonR5'10"160
Michael DatteroRR5'11"185
Kenneth DealRRAugust 30, 19276'2"174Gastonia, NC US
Jim EdwardsRJuly 14, 19225'11"180Lincolnton, NC US
William Fowler
Jim FoxworthRRMarch 3, 19256'0"Johnsonville, SC US
Hiram GonzalezLLOctober 6, 19235'9"175La Habana, La Habana CU
Harry HelmerLL6'0"170
Cart HowertonLOctober 23, 19276'2"193
Harold WoodRR6'0"180

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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