1955 Memphis Chicks Roster

Southern Association (SA) - Class: AA
Team Record: 90-63
1st in the SA
Manager: Jack Cassini (0-0), Ted Lyons (0-0)
Affiliation: Chicago White Sox
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Ballpark: Russwood Park
Attendance: 134,823, Avg. 1,762
1955 Memphis Chicks Statistics

Playoffs - Mobile Bears 4 games, Memphis Chicks 3

The Memphis Chicks of the Southern Association ended the 1955 season with a record of 90 wins and 63 losses, first in the SA.

The Chicks scored 754 runs and conceded 688 runs. Ed White topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .342. Jerry Dahlke paced Memphis with 19 wins, while Paul Stuffel recorded a 2.6 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Members of the 1955 Memphis Chicks who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Luis Aparicio, Don Bradey, Bob Cain, Jack Cassini, Jerry Dahlke, Dutch Dotterer, Sammy Esposito, Bill Fischer, Tom Flanigan, Joe Hicks, Dixie Howell, Ken Landenberger, Ed McGhee, Marv Rotblatt, Don Rudolph, Dick Strahs, Paul Stuffel, Joe Tipton, Dixie Upright and Ed White.

Jack Cassini and Ted Lyons served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Luis AparicioRRApril 29, 19345'9"160Maracaibo, Zulia VE
William MaleyRDecember 2, 19305'10"185
Ed McGheeRRSeptember 29, 19245'11"170Perry, AR US
George MoskovichR6'0"185
Bob MurphyRRAugust 6, 19315'11"175Santa Clara County, CA US
George NogaRRNovember 5, 19275'9"175New York, NY US
Marv RotblattSLOctober 18, 19275'7"160Chicago, IL US
Don RudolphLLAugust 16, 19315'11"195Baltimore, MD US
Dick StrahsLRDecember 4, 19236'0"192Evanston, IL US
Paul StuffelRRMarch 22, 19276'2"185Canton, OH US
Kelly SwiftRRMay 6, 19226'3"190
Joe TiptonRRFebruary 18, 19225'11"185McCaysville, GA US
Dixie UprightLLMay 30, 19266'0"175Kannapolis, NC US
Al WareR6'1"180
Bill WellsRRMarch 22, 19296'0"177Des Moines, IA US
Ed WhiteRRApril 6, 19266'2"200Anniston, AL US
Ken LandenbergerLLJuly 29, 19286'3"200Lyndhurst, OH US
Len JohnstonLLMarch 15, 19295'10"167Pontiac, MI US
Dixie HowellLRJanuary 7, 19206'2"210Harold, KY US
Bob BlackRR6'1"180
Howard BolesRMarch 25, 19276'4"220LaSalle, IL US
Don BradeyRROctober 4, 19345'9"180Charlotte, NC US
Bob CainLLOctober 16, 19246'0"165Longford, KS US
Jack CassiniRROctober 26, 19195'10"175Dearborn, MI US
Jerry DahlkeRRJune 8, 19296'0"180Marathon, WI US
Duke DoolittleR5'10"215
Dutch DottererRRNovember 11, 19316'0"209Syracuse, NY US
Richard DuffyLL5'11"180
Billy DufourRRDecember 14, 19305'9"175Wyandotte, MI US
Sammy EspositoRRDecember 15, 19315'9"165Chicago, IL US
Bill FischerRROctober 11, 19306'0"190Wausau, WI US
John FitzgeraldLL5'11"170
Tom FlaniganRLSeptember 6, 19346'3"175Cincinnati, OH US
Joe HicksLRApril 7, 19336'0"180Ivy, VA US
Alois ZilianRR6'2"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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