1955 Fort Walton Beach Jets Roster

Alabama-Florida League (AAL) - Class: D
Team Record: 70-50
2nd in the AAL
Manager: John Streza (0-0), Shovel Hodge (0-0)
Affiliation: Cincinnati Redlegs
Location: Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 19,680, Avg. 328
1955 Fort Walton Beach Jets Statistics

Playoffs - Crestview Braves 4 games, Fort Walton Beach Jets 1

The Fort Walton Beach Jets of the Alabama-Florida League ended the 1955 season with a record of 70 wins and 50 losses, second in the AAL.

The Jets paced the circuit with just 668 runs allowed. Fort Walton Beach scored 800 runs. John Streza and Shovel Hodge served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Reinaldo AlonsoRRJanuary 4, 19376'0"185
Dizzy HigginbottomLLOctober 19, 19356'4"180
Jimmy LailLR5'11"170
Jackie LoftinRR6'0"185
George MannSeptember 23, 1934
John McAreavyL6'2"175
Duane RichardsRRDecember 16, 19366'3"200Spartanburg, IN US
Phil ShartzerRROctober 15, 19355'10"165Louisville, KY US
Vincent Slaboszewski
John StrezaRRApril 7, 19206'3"220Alliance, OH US
Thomas SwansonL6'2"195
Robert HenrySL6'4"198
Hank HemmerlyRLFebruary 14, 19355'10"175Forest, OH US
Alberto AlvarezRRMay 14, 19355'9"178
Ronald BossieRR6'0"190
Thomas BramlishLLNovember 13, 19366'0"190
Charles BrownRR5'10"170
Carlos CastilloRRApril 24, 19335'9"165
Thomas DottererLRDecember 19, 19366'1"185Syracuse, NY US
Nicholas Falcone
Bernie FerraraDecember 21, 1933193New York, NY US
Arnold FreginL5'9"180
Gene HarpRRNovember 30, 19356'3"213
Charles TulnerRR6'0"175

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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