1955 Globe-Miami Miners Roster

Arizona-Mexico League (AAL) - Class: C
Team Record: 51-87
7th in the AAL
Manager: Del Ballinger (0-0), LeRoy Reddell (0-0), Vern Campbell (0-0)
Location: Globe, Arizona; Miami, Arizona
Ballpark: O'Brien Park, O'Brien Park
Attendance: 33,886, Avg. 491
1955 Globe-Miami Miners Statistics

The Globe-Miami Miners of the Arizona-Mexico League ended the 1955 season with a record of 51 wins and 87 losses, seventh in the AAL.

The Miners plated 788 runs and allowed 1102 runs, most in the league. Stephen Hill led all regular batters by connecting at a .333 clip. Harold Burton topped Globe-Miami with 12 wins, while William Kulpaca registered a 4.66 earned run average, leading regular hurlers.

Don Williams played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Globe-Miami Miners to do so.

Del Ballinger, LeRoy Reddell and Vern Campbell served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Larry Williams
Ray SteeleR6'0"180
Warren SimpsonR6'0"185
Jose Ruiz6'1"185
Pete RoparSRDecember 4, 19336'4"215Kansas City, KS US
Ted RhodesR5'11"180
LeRoy ReddellRRJuly 14, 19316'0"180
Carl PickettR5'10"180
Charles PearsonL6'3"200
Elias OsorioLLJuly 27, 19306'0"185Rio Chitre, PA
Raymond Steele
John SteinSeptember 24, 1933River Grove, IL US
William TaftOctober 1, 1935
Don WilliamsRRSeptember 2, 19356'5"218Los Angeles, CA US
Bob WhitworthRRJuly 7, 19366'1"195San Diego, CA US
Joe WattRRAugust 21, 19356'2"190Detroit, MI US
Duane WahlLR5'11"172
Thomas Tucker
Horace TuckerL5'7"171
Gordon ThomasLL6'2"190
George Thomas
Steven Taravella
Pete OrtegaRRNovember 13, 19355'11"160Ajo, AZ US
Gerald Neward
Willie NealLLJune 7, 19345'9"170Memphis, TN US
Bill DenneyRRDecember 28, 19316'2"186Paris, IL US
Jack CooleyRRAugust 17, 19316'0"178Colton, CA US
Vern CampbellLRAugust 3, 19276'0"175Safford, AZ US
John ButtreySRFebruary 6, 19345'11"178Nashville, TN US
Harold BurtonLLFebruary 2, 19326'0"162Colfax, VA US
Art BungeLLSeptember 15, 1930
Robert BorovickaLR6'1"185
Robert BandelierRLAugust 26, 19335'10"158Pawhuska, OK US
Del BallingerLRMarch 17, 19195'8"185Fort Oglethorpe, GA US
George Edmundson
Ray Gehringer
Ed GrahamRRDecember 8, 19236'2"200Hayden, AZ US
Edward MazenkoR5'9"180
Thomas Martinez
James Mackey
William KulpacaRR6'4"225
John Kilroy
Gerald Ice
Hockel
Stephen HillRRMay 25, 19346'2"165Muskogee, OK US
Joe Granada
Bill BalcomLDecember 20, 19355'11"185

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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