1955 Pampa Oilers Roster

West Texas-New Mexico League (WTNML) - Class: B
Team Record: 75-64
3rd in the WTNML
Manager: Grover Seitz (75-64)
Location: Pampa, Texas
Ballpark: Oiler Park
Attendance: 65,931, Avg. 949
1955 Pampa Oilers Statistics

Playoffs - Pampa Oilers 4 games, Albuquerque Dukes 2
Finals - Pampa Oilers 4 games, Amarillo Gold Sox 1

The Pampa Oilers of the West Texas-New Mexico League ended the 1955 season with a record of 75 wins and 64 losses, third in the WTNML.

The Oilers scored 983 runs and allowed 862 runs. Joe Fortin led batters with significant playing time with a .367 average. Thomas Pollet topped Pampa with 21 wins, while Jack Venable and Carroll Dial added 15 or more victories as well Carroll Dial recorded a 3.56 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers. Grover Seitz served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Harold AdamsR6'0"165
Tommy HarrisonLLMarch 24, 19285'10"175
Dean HigginsRRNovember 22, 19326'0"185Monroe, MI US
Fred Jackson
Stanley MachinskyL6'1"190
James MartinRJuly 16, 19296'2"205
Kelsey Moore
Thomas PolletR6'3"185
Newt SecrestRROctober 12, 19216'1"195Hope, AR US
Rac SliderLRDecember 23, 19335'8"160Simms, TX US
Sonny TimsR5'10"180
Jack VenableRR6'1"190
Robert VotawRR6'3"158
Deck WoldtLOctober 22, 19195'9"165Egg Harbor, WI US
Curtis HardawayRRAugust 13, 19286'0"189Columbus, GA US
Paul HalterRJune 30, 19225'10"180Cottonwood, ID US
Russell AgneLLSeptember 29, 19345'7"160
Reuben BowdenRL6'1"190
John BruzgaR6'0"180
Pete CarmonaRROctober 28, 19326'1"165Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas MX
John CoddingtonRRJuly 9, 19356'0"175
Carroll DialRROctober 20, 19255'10"160Altus, OK US
Joe FortinRJune 20, 19236'3"215
Virgil FrazierRR5'10"175
James George
Dub GravesROctober 8, 19285'11"180Fort Worth, TX US
Bill HairRR5'11"145
Richard HairstonL5'11"205
Jack HallRDecember 3, 19276'0"200Thealka, KY US
Sam WoodsRRJune 6, 19226'2"205Springfield, OH 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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