1955 Vidalia Indians Roster

Georgia State League (GSL) - Class: D
Team Record: 56-54
Finished 4th in the GSL
Manager: Ed Levy (56-54)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Vidalia, Georgia
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 24,251, Avg. 441
1955 Vidalia Indians Statistics

Playoffs - Douglas Trojans 3 games, Vidalia Indians 1

The Vidalia Indians of the Georgia State League ended the 1955 season with a record of 56 wins and 54 losses, finishing fourth in the GSL.

The Indians tallied 599 runs and allowed 662 runs, most in the league. Robert Driggers paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .321. Roger Drewiske and Phil Gilbert topped Vidalia with 11 wins each, while Gary Bell earned a 3.33 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1955 Vidalia Indians who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Ed Levy, Don Dillard and Gary Bell.

Ed Levy served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Richard AdamRRAugust 8, 19355'10"155West Reading, PA US
Gary BellRRNovember 17, 19366'1"196San Antonio, TX US
Gerald BennettLSpartanburg, SC US
Joe CockroftRRJuly 27, 19366'3"195
James CravenRRFebruary 4, 19366'3"175Newberry, SC US
Edward DeedsRR6'4"210
Verne DeeringRL6'2"210
Don DillardLRJanuary 8, 19376'1"200Greenville, SC US
Lonnie DolanL5'10"180
Roger DrewiskeLR6'4"210
Robert DriggersL6'1"177
Ray Gerard
Phil GilbertRRDecember 13, 19326'1"155
Pete GongolaRRDecember 17, 19366'0"195McMechen, WV US
Harold Green
Leroy HandcockR5'9"175
David HendersonR193
Jimmie HodgesDecember 4, 1935193Caswell County, NC US
Lee IrbyLJuly 7, 19336'2"195Bibb County, GA US
William Kindl
Victor KrayR5'10"160
Ed LevyRROctober 28, 19166'5"190Birmingham, AL US
Larry McCaskeyRRFebruary 4, 19376'2"185
Milton MorrisL6'0"175
William Odum
Andres Pereira
Charles PriceRRJanuary 18, 19335'9"150
Glenn RedigerRRJanuary 18, 19356'2"200North Hollywood, CA US
Thomas SmithLL6'1"165
Philip SwansonRRFebruary 18, 19356'2"210Kane, PA US
Thomas TingleLOctober 13, 19315'8"170
Jim VanderbeekLLMarch 11, 19345'10"165Teaneck, NJ US
Carl Williams
Robert WilsonRR5'8"174
Al WomackLL5'11"160

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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