1955 Houston Buffalos Statistics

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 86-75
4th in the TL
Manager: Mike Ryba (86-75)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Attendance: 224,651, Avg. 2,791
1955 Houston Buffalos Roster

Playoffs - Houston Buffalos 1 game, Tulsa Oilers 0 - One-game playoff for fourth place.
Playoffs - Houston Buffalos 4 games, Dallas Eagles 2
Finals - Shreveport Sports 4 games, Houston Buffalos 3

The Houston Buffalos of the Texas League ended the 1955 season with a record of 86 wins and 75 losses, fourth in the TL.

The Buffalos tallied 739 runs and allowed 641 runs.

Players from the 1955 Houston Buffalos who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Bill Greason, Barney Schultz, Hal Smith, Bob Boyd, Frank Carswell, John Romonosky, Mike Ryba, Floyd Wooldridge, Ted Wieand, George Lerchen, Herb Adams, Bob Mabe, Ralph Beard and Willard Brown.

Mike Ryba 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
Bill Greason1711.6074.163433172240.0222124111251144160106
Bob Mabe1610.6153.313421157215.02049179159513121204
Harry Hoitsma133.8122.6456000109.08040321052483206
Hugh Sooter1114.4403.563230134215.0203102852271487905
Ralph Beard76.5382.94191561107.09445351243452405
Barney Schultz57.4173.46191872125.0106524811486111102
Richard Atkinson42.6671.38643039.042166517012010
John Romonosky46.4003.2441400125.0974945485784404
Rogers Fister48.3334.5017162292.0844846669166015
Floyd Wooldridge32.6002.70653140.0241512217319002
Ted Wieand11.50030.00
Clarence Peerenboom0020.00
Mike Ryba0010.00
Jim Atchley220.0
Francisco Ramirez01.00070.00
Knowles Piercey02.000120.00
Totals8573.5383.443111460661901307.0115658249911261146795232390

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
Bob Boyd1637286359619739615941378128.310.388.461.850293345
Willard Brown1495895447316434419104323942.301.345.483.829263015
Russ Rac154626523831633012198518452.312.408.493.901258667
Hal Smith13954551258153227867722132.299.330.416.746213453
Whitey Ries15762354971151250958556431.275.352.370.722203415
Sherwin Dixon162714609112151203186440983104.248.343.379.7232317123
Herb Adams11047542861127133036543716.297.352.341.693146091
George Lerchen11940433363892171152316058.267.382.471.854157443
Al Grandcolas923593013775170534044749.249.352.355.708107344
Fred McAlister922762432857110530312734.235.316.342.65883312
Bill Greason3610488142640314021233.295.376.443.81939031
Frank Carswell2997798194001100108.241.347.291.63923422
Walter Fassler3090748102003011012.135.241.162.40412132
John Romonosky4529292840000005.276.276.414.69012000
Barney Schultz20494327200100311.163.217.209.4279030
Hugh Sooter32796947100200417.101.162.116.2788150
Ralph Beard1941363500010029.139.184.139.3235030
Bob Mabe34847244000100335.056.092.056.1484081
Isaac Seaone1014130300010012.231.286.231.5163000
Richard Atkinson616163.188.188.188.3753
Harry Hoitsma5626241200010026.083.154.083.2372000
Ted Wieand3441.250.250.250.5001
Floyd Wooldridge614141.071.071.071.1431
Rogers Fister17302821000000015.036.036.036.0711020
Knowles Piercey12440000000002.000.000.000.0000000
Francisco Ramirez7220.000.000.000.0000
Totals1699602252727301424249311146728439590601.270.345.394.739207704076440


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Bob Boyd1B163141511820130.9879.405
Sherwin Dixon2B1623854582398.9735.204
Whitey Ries3B1571563212832.9453.038
Hal SmithC13476178713.9926.2615
Herb AdamsCF110237821.9922.227
George LerchenCF53100510.9911.981
Russ RacCF11202001.0002.000
Russ RacLF1212271642.9842.008
George LerchenLF3046030.9391.533
Frank CarswellLF2138030.9271.810
Harry HoitsmaP5651712.957.393
John RomonoskyP41718021.000.610
Bob MabeP34223311.9821.618
Bill GreasonP34144233.9491.647
Hugh SooterP3284224.9621.562
Jim AtchleyP22.000
Barney SchultzP19825041.0001.737
Ralph BeardP1982622.9441.789
Rogers FisterP1761420.9091.176
Knowles PierceyP1226011.000.667
Francisco RamirezP7.000
Floyd WooldridgeP6.000
Richard AtkinsonP6.000
Ted WieandP3.000
Clarence PeerenboomP2.000
Mike RybaP1.000
Willard BrownRF1351971444.9811.563
Russ RacRF2021120.9171.100
Al GrandcolasSS861592182353.9424.384
Fred McAlisterSS5683144724.9704.054
Walter FasslerSS27475336.9713.704
Totals159739721659141382.9763.526500

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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