1955 Union City Dodgers Roster

Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League (KITL) - Class: D
Team Record: 50-57
4th in the KITL
Manager: Joe Hauser (50-57)
Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers
Location: Union City, Tennessee
Ballpark: Turner Memorial Field
Attendance: 17,040, Avg. 319
1955 Union City Dodgers Statistics

The Union City Dodgers of the Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League ended the 1955 season with a record of 50 wins and 57 losses, fourth in the KITL.

The Dodgers scored 593 runs and surrendered 624 runs. Benjamin Bland paced all regular hitters by connecting at a .289 clip. Ronald Forsythe topped Union City with 11 wins, while Theodore Kazek registered a 3.65 earned run average, best among regular hurlers. Joe Hauser served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Benjamin BlandR5'10"170
Donald HansonRR6'3"180
Arthur HartungRApril 17, 19336'0"197
Edward HughesRL6'4"205
Theodore KazekRR6'0"175
William LibertoRR6'2"205
Robert MorrisR5'11"175
Jim MossRR6'1"175
Karl NageleisenRNovember 24, 19355'11"175
Jack ParrRRFebruary 4, 19356'2"200Grindstone, PA US
Walter Pawlak
Glen PlasterR6'0"190
Benjamin PooleRL6'2"170
Paul StammenL6'0"175
Jim StricklandRJuly 27, 19376'2"168Finley, TN US
Walter StricklandRR5'10"
Robert HaleLRDecember 31, 19356'2"215Yorkville, TN US
German GuzmanRR6'2"187
Bill BricknerRRJanuary 30, 19376'0"170
Frank BronkRJuly 20, 19315'11"175
Galen BrownRR6'3"200
Robert CarlsonR6'0"170
Gerry CashillLL5'11"180
Eugene ConquyR5'10"175
Alberto CostaRR5'8"160
Gary CoultasR5'11"175
Fred DeFalcoR5'11"187
Eddie DuncanAugust 10, 1935
Thomas FalterR5'10"160
Robert FordR5'9"145
Ronald ForsytheRRFebruary 19, 19356'3"190West Brownsville, PA US
Donald GeisRR6'2"190
Clyde GisclairRRMarch 25, 19345'10"179New Orleans, LA US
Robert VeritchRR6'2"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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