1955 Minneapolis Millers Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 92-62
1st in the AA
Manager: Bill Rigney (92-62)
Affiliation: New York Giants
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ballpark: Nicollet Park
Attendance: 177,307, Avg. 2,303
1955 Minneapolis Millers Statistics

Playoffs - Minneapolis Millers 4 games, Denver Bears 0
Finals - Minneapolis Millers 4 games, Omaha Cardinals 0

The Minneapolis Millers of the American Association ended the 1955 season with a record of 92 wins and 62 losses, first in the AA.

The Millers led the league with 894 runs, powered by 50 home runs. Minneapolis allowed 822 runs. Ron Northey paced the squad with 16 home runs, and Guilford Dickens walloped 20 or more also. Guilford Dickens accounted for 62 RBI.

Players from the 1955 Minneapolis Millers who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Al Worthington, George Wilson, Wayne Terwilliger, Carl Sawatski, Eric Rodin, Bill Rigney, Fred Richards, Rance Pless, Ron Northey, Ray Mueller, Ramon Monzant, Joe Margoneri, Bob Lennon, Alex Konikowski, Willie Kirkland, Monte Irvin, Bobby Hogue, Gail Harris, Billy Gardner, Al Corwin, Jim Constable, Foster Castleman, Bud Byerly, Eddie Bressoud, Ralph Branca and Don Bollweg.

Bill Rigney served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Al WorthingtonRRFebruary 5, 19296'2"195Birmingham, AL US
Bobby HogueRRApril 5, 19215'10"195Miami, FL US
Gail HarrisLLOctober 15, 19316'0"195Abingdon, VA US
Jim GravesRRDecember 20, 19286'0"175
Dick GetterRROctober 28, 19286'2"195
Billy GardnerRRJuly 19, 19276'0"170Waterford, CT US
Dave GarciaRSeptember 15, 19206'0"185East St. Louis, IL US
Charles FowlerRR6'2"185
Guilford DickensRRFebruary 5, 19286'2"195
Ray DabekRRJanuary 8, 19275'10"185Buffalo, NY US
Alex CosmidisRRSeptember 22, 19285'7"165Fayetteville, NC US
Al CorwinRRDecember 3, 19266'1"170Newburgh, NY US
Jim ConstableSLJune 14, 19336'1"185Jonesborough, TN US
Foster CastlemanRRJanuary 1, 19316'0"175Nashville, TN US
Bud ByerlyRROctober 26, 19196'2"185Webster Groves, MO US
Eddie BressoudRRMay 2, 19326'1"175Los Angeles, CA US
Ralph BrancaRRJanuary 6, 19266'3"220Mount Vernon, NY US
Joe BracchittaLApril 20, 19275'11"178Hackensack, NJ US
Amado IbanezRR6'0"180
Monte IrvinRRFebruary 25, 19196'1"195Haleburg, AL US
Willie KirklandLRFebruary 17, 19346'1"206Siluria, AL US
George WilsonLRAugust 31, 19246'1"185Cherryville, NC US
Wayne TerwilligerRRJune 27, 19255'11"165Clare, MI US
Carl SawatskiLRNovember 4, 19275'10"210Shickshinny, PA US
Eric RodinRRFebruary 5, 19306'2"215Orange, NJ US
Bill RigneyRRJanuary 29, 19186'1"178Alameda, CA US
Fred RichardsLLNovember 3, 19276'1"185Warren, OH US
Rance PlessRRDecember 6, 19256'0"195Greeneville, TN US
Lou OrtizRMay 14, 19236'3"200Albuquerque, NM US
Al OlsenLLMarch 30, 19215'11"175San Diego, CA US
Ron NortheyLRApril 26, 19205'10"195Mahanoy City, PA US
Harry NicholasRRSeptember 28, 19296'2"180Valley Stream, NY US
Ray MuellerRRMarch 8, 19125'9"175Pittsburg, KS US
Ramon MonzantRRJanuary 4, 19336'0"160Maracaibo, Zulia VE
Floyd MelliereRR6'2"190
Joe MargoneriLLJanuary 13, 19306'0"185Somerset, PA US
Bob LennonLLSeptember 15, 19286'0"200Brooklyn, NY US
Alex KonikowskiRRJune 8, 19286'1"187Throop, PA US
Don BollwegLLFebruary 12, 19216'1"190Wheaton, IL US

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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