1955 St. Jean Canadians Roster

Provincial League (PL) - Class: C
Team Record: 86-44
1st in the PL
Manager: Steve Mizerak (0-0), Fred Luciano (0-0)
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates
Location: St. Jean sur Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 45,000, Avg. 692
1955 St. Jean Canadians Statistics

Playoffs - Burlington A's 4 games, St. Jean Canadians 1

The St. Jean Canadians of the Provincial League ended the 1955 season with a record of 86 wins and 44 losses, first in the PL.

The Canadians topped the league with 713 runs, ignited by 114 home runs. St. Jean surrendered 514 runs. Bill Causion led all regular batters by connecting at a .338 clip. Dean Lakatosh paced the team with 17 wins, while Ramon Salgado added 15 or more wins, too Ramon Salgado recorded a 2.21 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Lou Johnson and Valmy Thomas both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Steve Mizerak and Fred Luciano served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill BetheaLLAugust 21, 19296'3"185Greensboro, NC US
Bill PavlickRR5'10"175
Joseph PerrySR6'3"195
Adrian RechicharR5'11"164
Florencio RiveraRRJanuary 4, 19365'10"172, PR
Ramon SalgadoRR5'10"165
James SearcyLL5'11"187
Allen TaylorL6'2"198
Leon TaylorRLOctober 26, 19306'0"175
Valmy ThomasRROctober 21, 19255'9"165Santurce, PR
Rene ValoisR6'2"175
Milton VestRR6'5"188
Frank WashingtonR5'9"180
John Wiernicki
John WryeL5'10"185
Fred LucianoRR5'10"175Bridgeport, CT US
Keith LeNoueRR6'3"190
Dean LakatoshRRMarch 7, 19346'3"190
Normand Brault
Samuel BuellLLSeptember 18, 19355'10"170
Charles BullockRL6'2"170
Carl BushL6'3"175
Bill CausionLLJanuary 28, 19295'11"185Baltimore, MD US
Michael ChiaramonteRSeptember 10, 19345'10"167Pittsburgh, PA US
Vincent FillibenLFebruary 3, 19305'11"160
Gerald Frizzelle
Francis GlampR5'11"190
Albert GohierL6'1"175
Walter HardyRRDecember 1, 19255'11"165Tampa, FL US
Lou JohnsonRRSeptember 22, 19345'11"170Lexington, KY US
George KolasaR5'11"167
Michael KriczkyRR5'11"180
Joe ZavattaroR6'0"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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