1955 Denver Bears Statistics

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 83-71
3rd in the AA
Manager: Ralph Houk (83-71)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: Denver, Colorado
Ballpark: Mile High Stadium
Attendance: 426,248, Avg. 5,536
1955 Denver Bears Roster

Playoffs - Minneapolis Millers 4 games, Denver Bears 0

The Denver Bears of the American Association ended the 1955 season with a record of 83 wins and 71 losses, third in the AA.

The Bears scored 874 runs and conceded 838 runs. Woody Smith led Denver with 10 home runs and drove in 68 runs, while leading batters with significant playing time with a .264 average.

Jack Urban, Marv Throneberry, Dick Tettelbach, Ralph Terry, Marlin Stuart, Lou Skizas, Bobby Richardson, Herb Plews, Johnny Pesky, Jim McDonald, Don Larsen, Johnny Kucab, Tony Kubek, Steve Kraly, Darrell Johnson, Billy Hunter, Ralph Houk, Whitey Herzog, Woodie Held, Jim Fridley, Marion Fricano, Sonny Dixon, Rip Coleman, Al Cicotte, Wally Burnette, Mike Blyzka and Johnny Blanchard were all players from the 1955 Denver Bears who played in the Majors during their careers.

Ralph Houk 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
Wally Burnette1512.5564.623330133220.023912511327749130002
Rip Coleman128.6003.763024110170.0149797116823133206
Don Larsen91.9003.69131361100.09649411443074001
Mike Blyzka95.6434.99311120101.012765561039057301
Jack Urban85.6154.39341840160.017594782085490307
Ralph Terry75.5835.3816165097.010570581050246103
Johnny Kucab64.6002.814500077.0683524823444202
Charles Garmon54.5564.452983099.01005449832366002
Steve Kraly54.5565.2121122176.0925344234236303
Sonny Dixon33.5004.191821058.0713327715221001
Jim Kite12.33350.00
Jim McDonald13.25050.00
Jim Russell13.25090.00
Charles Parsons18.1116.212451071.07655491145342214
Marion Fricano70.0
Ed Cereghino0040.00
Marlin Stuart0020.00
Al Cicotte01.00050.00
Dave Benedict01.00030.00
Totals8369.5464.47334139048501229.0129871261013352232739161320

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
Dick Tettelbach1446345541071712661695237185.309.382.464.84625711018
Darrell Johnson1525935555617026444933339.306.348.389.73721620311
Herb Plews140624530100160301104498784.302.400.400.8002127214
Marv Throneberry1566495819016025936117360150.275.345.535.8803117404
Whitey Herzog149632515101149247219811107118.289.412.485.8972506415
Bobby Richardson11954749499146211265974829.296.359.423.78220917140
Woodie Held1476095377714030101887460103.261.337.454.79224415516
Lou Skizas11242637669131192219933732.348.401.577.9782179229
Jim Fridley1063923446796141186934160.279.360.483.84216612403
Johnny Pesky661691373247721182269.343.446.445.892613213
Leon Carter2510191923432191511.253.277.429.706393005
Billy Hunter1349487163101417.333.347.438.784210000
Don Larsen2355461015406140811.326.418.8041.223370001
Wally Burnette33938461412180520.167.213.262.475222040
Tony Kubek727278.296.296.296.5938
Ralph Terry163837180001016.216.237.216.45382000
Jack Urban365956580005027.143.172.143.31582010
Steve Kraly282927770002013.259.286.259.54570010
Mike Blyzka3141362600020218.167.231.167.39760120
Charles Garmon2933322511010011.156.156.250.40680010
Hal Grote716164.250.250.250.5004
Charles Parsons2421171400010210.235.316.235.55142020
Johnny Kucab452420540104032.200.304.300.60461010
Ralph Houk153126143004055.154.290.269.56070000
Rip Coleman3070578410110828.070.209.140.34980230
Johnny Blanchard4773.429.429.429.8573
Jim Russell911112.182.182.182.3642
Marlin Stuart21111.0001.0001.0002.0001
Al Cicotte5441.250.250.250.5001
Jim McDonald5771.143.143.143.2861
Jim Kite5881.125.125.125.2501
Sonny Dixon181614110000013.071.133.071.20510010
Ed Cereghino4220.000.000.000.0000
Totals170560185297863151023972151798730614851.285.360.443.80223461193028490


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Marv Throneberry1B156133413917146.9899.442
Bobby Richardson2B1132753331599.9765.381
Herb Plews2B43801301131.9504.884
Herb Plews3B86701691823.9302.779
Johnny Pesky3B30224572.9052.233
Leon Carter3B24255394.8973.250
Woodie Held3B18163154.9042.611
Darrell JohnsonC152822871214.9875.9809
Ralph HoukC1033130.9193.4000
Whitey HerzogOF148323940.9882.243
Dick TettelbachOF1442778101.9661.979
Lou SkizasOF96164932.9831.802
Jim FridleyOF91179461.9682.011
Johnny KucabP4561331.864.422
Jack UrbanP34173531.9451.529
Wally BurnetteP33124012.9811.576
Mike BlyzkaP3111920.909.645
Rip ColemanP3072331.9091.000
Charles GarmonP29516031.000.724
Charles ParsonsP245911.933.583
Steve KralyP2142212.9631.238
Sonny DixonP1849041.000.722
Ralph TerryP16141621.9381.875
Don LarsenP1391410.9581.769
Jim RussellP9.000
Marion FricanoP7.000
Jim McDonaldP5.000
Jim KiteP5.000
Al CicotteP5.000
Ed CereghinoP4.000
Dave BenedictP3.000
Marlin StuartP2.000
Woodie HeldSS1322454134599.9364.985
Billy HunterSS12203718.9834.750
Totals158939791674183450.9693.558900

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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