1955 Modesto Reds Roster

California League (CL) - Class: C
Team Record: 76-71
4th in the CL
Manager: Jerry Crosby (76-71)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: Modesto, California
Ballpark: Del Webb Field
Attendance: 57,548, Avg. 783
1955 Modesto Reds Statistics

The Modesto Reds of the California League ended the 1955 season with a record of 76 wins and 71 losses, fourth in the CL.

The Reds tallied 879 runs and conceded 798 runs. Russ Rosburg led all regular batters with a .347 average. Hank Dunn topped Modesto with 16 wins and a team-best 3.62 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Jesse Flores and Bert Shepard both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Jerry Crosby served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Joseph ArenivarLLOctober 1, 19335'10"180
Jim McKeeganRRJune 5, 19315'9"180Baker, OR US
Lloyd McKinneyRR6'0"172
Robert MehrmannLL6'2"215
Keith MitchellL6'2"205
Jack PickartRRJuly 25, 19306'2"195Sacramento, CA US
Frank RiccoR5'11"185
Russ RosburgRLApril 20, 19306'1"190Seattle, WA US
Carl RoundsRRDecember 31, 19316'1"190
Bert ShepardLLJune 28, 19205'11"185Dana, IN US
Gene ShortlidgeRRDecember 25, 19296'1"184Centralia, WA US
Verle Sorgen
Stephen StavrianoudakisJanuary 22, 1932
Tom TarantinoR5'10"185
Patrick TrierweilerRR5'11"175
Floyd WarrRRFebruary 3, 19335'11"185Bell, CA US
William McGuckinRL5'9"170
Leigh LawrenceRRNovember 1, 19336'3"200Godfrey, IL US
Carl LaursenL5'6"163
Tony AsaroRRJanuary 16, 19365'8"170San Diego, CA US
Donald BarnettRRFebruary 23, 19316'1"192Fresno, CA US
Charles BellRRFebruary 10, 19296'1"175Redondo Beach, CA US
John BelloneRROctober 6, 19316'2"185
Jerry CrosbyS5'11"175
John DavolioLLJuly 23, 19356'5"215
Joe DelfinoRAugust 18, 19355'9"165San Francisco, CA US
Hank DunnRRMarch 20, 19366'2"200
Jesse FloresRRNovember 2, 19145'10"175Guadalajara, Jalisco MX
Willie FrancoRRNovember 2, 19326'1"190San Francisco, CA US
Don Fry
Joseph GaggeroSR6'4"168
Robert HertelR6'2"190
Jack HolmquistLRMarch 13, 19325'10"165Oakland, CA US
David KostenukRR6'1"185
Lawrence WellerL6'1"190

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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