1955 McAlester Rockets Roster

Sooner State League (SSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 65-75
5th in the SSL
Manager: Marvin Crater (65-75)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: McAlester, Oklahoma
Ballpark: Jefferson-Lee Stadium
Attendance: 47,295, Avg. 676
1955 McAlester Rockets Statistics

The McAlester Rockets of the Sooner State League ended the 1955 season with a record of 65 wins and 75 losses, fifth in the SSL.

The Rockets scored 700 runs and conceded 767 runs. Morris Millet led hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .300 clip. Bob Bleyenberg topped McAlester with 12 wins and a team-best 3.46 earned run average, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound. Marvin Crater served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Don AllegrucciRSeptember 19, 19365'11"Pittsburg, KS US
Roscoe Limbaugh
Richard LindsayL6'2"185
Robert McClishL6'3"195
Lloyd McKinneyRR6'0"172
Leslie MillerR5'9"175
Morris MilletRFebruary 18, 19365'9"188
Rhuel Routh
William Schmidt
George Smith
Wallace SohnRR5'11"175
James Thorell
Ken TravisRR6'2"175
John Wedua
Lawrence WellerL6'1"190
Ted WorthingtonLLApril 10, 19366'0"160Lecompton, KS US
David KostenukRR6'1"185
Van HudspethRR6'1"187
Paul HinchR6'0"185
Tony AsaroRRJanuary 16, 19365'8"170San Diego, CA US
James Banta
Bob BleyenbergRRFebruary 27, 19346'4"200
Dennis BrenekRRAugust 21, 19356'0"180
Arnold BriggsRLAugust 18, 19366'1"195
Victor CaradonaL5'6"160
Gregory Carney
Donald Conklin
Robert CosciaLRFebruary 16, 19376'6"200
Hugh CraigR6'1"150
Marvin CraterRMay 15, 19256'0"185
John DavolioLLJuly 23, 19356'5"215
Raymon FarmerLL5'11"180
Don GilbertL5'11"175
Robert Hill
Joe YonkouskiRRMarch 8, 19336'0"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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