1955 Buffalo Bisons Statistics

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 65-89
6th in the IL
Manager: Danny Carnevale (65-89)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Buffalo, New York
Ballpark: Offermann Stadium
Attendance: 120,490, Avg. 1,565
1955 Buffalo Bisons Roster

The Buffalo Bisons of the International League ended the 1955 season with a record of 65 wins and 89 losses, sixth in the IL.

The Bisons scored 571 runs and gave up 699 runs.

Dick Marlowe, Bob Mavis, Duke Maas, John Baumgartner, Babe Birrer, Wayne Belardi, Jim Bunning, George Bullard, Jim Stump, Walt Streuli, Clyde Vollmer, Ron Samford, Bud Souchock, Jay Porter, Bob Schultz, Buddy Hicks, Fred Hahn, Chuck Kress, Chick King, Mel Hoderlein, Jerry Davie, Steve Demeter, Leo Cristante, Ben Flowers, Van Fletcher, Hal Erickson and Bill Froats were all players from the 1955 Buffalo Bisons who played in the Majors during their careers.

Danny Carnevale served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Ben Flowers129.5712.242720173173.01455343858126504
Bob Schultz1014.4175.753526103177.018912011323103871104
Dick Marlowe910.4743.343422121186.017983691764111423
Jim Bunning85.6153.77201680129.010659541381105202
Fred Hahn54.5564.433450067.070383373841004
Jim Stump513.2786.19331961125.01519886137369309
Duke Maas47.3643.8014116171.065343052124102
Van Fletcher31.75070.0
Hal Erickson35.3755.242610055.075343251837010
Babe Birrer24.3334.061472062.0683128101125102
Vincent Trakan24.3334.881482048.058322671915100
Robert Hamley12.333140.0
Ron Rozman12.3333.491552049.060231931721001
Edward Marchefsky0060.0
Larry Donovan01.00030.0
Jerry Davie01.00070.0
Leo Cristante02.00030.0
Bill Froats05.00080.0
Totals6589.4224.20314140065901142.011666055331115030661283310

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Steve Demeter14255251668147289177942486.285.319.473.792244444
Buddy Hicks1486075397114520144495444.269.338.332.670179392
Chick King14353048565143145935144193.295.350.400.750194121
Chuck Kress14055244873116223167699564.259.384.429.813192108
Ron Samford1254604374011120594941752.254.282.384.667168132
Walt Streuli9932728418667213403340.232.316.282.59780343
Clyde Vollmer6926423031647073003244.278.365.400.76592011
Jay Porter74269234305915193203446.252.349.440.790103100
Paul Lepley8530925733595042444739.230.351.296.64676212
George Bullard5221718528468141852521.249.335.368.70268052
Mel Hoderlein7724520129467182303431.229.352.393.74579613
Wayne Belardi74235201314671102912826.229.333.423.75685411
Bud Souchock30988792340411089.264.320.448.76839012
Bob Mavis4481717151009088.211.288.225.51316011
Pierce McWhorter21605251230280810.231.333.404.73721000
Bob Schultz35645631021060317.179.220.250.47014050
Dick Marlowe37635731020030222.175.217.211.42712130
Frederick Flemming2569605101103099.167.275.217.49213000
Ben Flowers2862574910030229.158.183.175.35910021
Jim Bunning2054492810011215.163.196.184.3809030
Duke Maas152424150002009.208.208.208.4175000
Jim Stump384333250001036.152.216.152.3685061
Ron Rozman161614130000016.214.267.214.4813010
Vincent Trakan141514030000017.214.267.214.4813000
William Killinger152821231012046.143.269.333.6037021
Hal Erickson261514020000017.143.200.143.3432000
Babe Birrer141917120000025.118.211.118.3282000
Larry Donovan31111.0001.0001.0002.0001
Francis McElroy7771.143.143.143.2861
Van Fletcher7881.125.125.125.2501
John Baumgartner6991.111.111.111.2221
Robert Hamley141311010001014.091.154.091.2451001
Fred Hahn351411010001011.091.167.091.2581020
Jerry Davie7220.000.000.000.0000
Bill Froats810100.000.000.000.0000
Leo Cristante3110.000.000.000.0000
Totals174854804831572120317933108540510527784.249.324.367.691177202857370


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Chuck Kress1B6552838351.9958.708
Wayne Belardi1B6450237452.9938.422
Jay Porter1B3728322121.9978.243
Ron Samford2B1132512891867.9684.779
Mel Hoderlein2B408882423.9774.250
Bob Mavis2B152021041.0002.733
Steve Demeter3B1401173211932.9583.129
Mel Hoderlein3B16133321.9582.875
Walt StreuliC924445096.9825.3704
Pierce McWhorterC20911212.9905.1501
Jay PorterC1886813.9895.2224
Chick KingOF14031712114.9682.350
Paul LepleyOF83101970.9401.325
Chuck KressOF78121532.9771.615
Clyde VollmerOF661224001.0001.909
George BullardOF52127521.9852.538
Bud SouchockOF2638130.9291.500
Jay PorterOF2123210.9621.190
Frederick FlemmingOF1938060.8642.000
Bob SchultzP3531711.952.571
Dick MarloweP34122422.9471.059
Fred HahnP3431822.913.618
Jim StumpP3352212.964.818
Ben FlowersP27162541.9111.519
Hal EricksonP261911.909.385
Jim BunningP20111712.9661.400
Ron RozmanP1526001.000.533
Vincent TrakanP1418021.000.643
Duke MaasP141213011.0001.786
Robert HamleyP141210.750.214
Babe BirrerP1441110.9381.071
Bill FroatsP8.000
Van FletcherP7.000
Jerry DavieP7.000
Edward MarchefskyP6.000
Larry DonovanP3.000
Leo CristanteP3.000
Buddy HicksSS1472433972977.9574.354
Ron SamfordSS112733051.0005.455
Totals161338031560145366.9743.3251600

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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