1955 Jamestown Falcons Roster

Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League (PONYL) - Class: D
Team Record: 48-78
7th in the PONYL
Manager: Tony Lupien (48-78)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Jamestown, New York
Ballpark: Russell Diethrich, Jr. Park
Attendance: 32,700, Avg. 519
1955 Jamestown Falcons Statistics

The Jamestown Falcons of the Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League ended the 1955 season with a record of 48 wins and 78 losses, seventh in the PONYL.

The Falcons scored 623 runs, worst in the league, and conceded 817 runs. James Lumadue led all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .280 clip. Nikko Koleff topped Jamestown with 14 wins and a team-best 3.19 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1955 Jamestown Falcons who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Bob Dustal, Joe Grzenda, Tony Lupien and Ron Shoop.

Tony Lupien served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
William WrightR193
Bob PaffelRRFebruary 27, 19366'1"180Wyandotte, MI US
Don O'BrienRRApril 23, 19346'0"165Buffalo, NY US
Robert NewtonR6'0"175
Claude MitscheleS5'10"165
Charles Martin193
John Marks
Tony LupienLLApril 23, 19175'10"185Chelmsford, MA US
Don LumleyLLDecember 30, 19365'11"185Sacramento, CA US
James LumadueR5'10"170
William PageRR6'1"185
Jerry PaparellaR5'10"170
Robert WilliamsR6'0"165
Robert WestermanR6'0"165
John VenableLR6'1"185
William Stubbe
Max Smith
Ron ShoopRRSeptember 19, 19315'11"180Rural Valley, PA US
John SchroderRR5'11"185
Richard RanickeLL6'0"185
Paul PetroR5'9"170
Richard LisieckiR5'8"165
Nikko KoleffRRSeptember 2, 19346'1"175
Tom KirkpatrickRLMarch 27, 19356'2"235Beaver Falls, PA US
Alan DwyerRRJanuary 19, 19356'1"190Geneva, NY US
Bob DustalRRSeptember 28, 19356'0"172Sayreville, NJ US
Rosario CiattoRRApril 2, 19355'11"190
Marvin CaswellRRJanuary 13, 19376'2"185
Edward CarriveauR5'11"165
Ted Carnagello
James BrillRRAugust 31, 19336'0"180Pittsburgh, PA US
Michael BocanR6'0"175
Dennis Barber
Ron Elkin
Wib EstermyerRJanuary 2, 19346'1"180Beaver Falls, PA US
James KennedyLL5'11"170
Alfred HenninghamLL6'2"175
Thomas HayesR6'1"190
Joe GrzendaRLJune 8, 19376'2"180Scranton, PA US
Thomas Grant
Robert GlomboskeRRMarch 8, 19346'3"190Detroit, MI US
Elmer FranklinRR6'2"210
Ralph Fortson
Dale FerrisL6'3"200
Chris AndrewsR5'9"170

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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