1955 Mobile Bears Statistics

Southern Association (SA) - Class: AA
Team Record: 79-75
4th in the SA
Manager: Clay Bryant (79-75)
Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers
Location: Mobile, Alabama
Ballpark: Hartwell Field
Attendance: 94,214, Avg. 1,224
1955 Mobile Bears Roster

Playoffs - Mobile Bears 4 games, Memphis Chicks 3
Finals - Mobile Bears 4 games, Birmingham Barons 2

The Mobile Bears of the Southern Association ended the 1955 season with a record of 79 wins and 75 losses, fourth in the SA.

The Bears scored 702 runs and conceded 718 runs. Jim Gentile led all regular batters with a .290 average. Ralph Mauriello topped Mobile with 18 wins and a team-best 2.76 earned run average, best among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1955 Mobile Bears who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Jim Baxes, Chuck Coles, Don Demeter, Jim Gentile, Connie Grob, Fred Kipp, Chris Kitsos, Ralph Mauriello, Earl Mossor, Rudy Rufer, Ray Shearer, Jake Striker and Dick Young.

Clay Bryant 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
Ralph Mauriello188.6922.763534215.0159866614132
Connie Grob119.5503.413924182.0194102691259
Earl Mossor106.6253.382620136.012964511353
Robert Walz87.5333.46566143.01346755765
Robert Hoffman812.4003.542221145.013974571278
Douglas Gostlin63.6673.7143180.0784333456
John Forizs56.4554.03241687.0755339666
Kenny Hemphill56.4554.94181282.01015445638
Fred Kipp42.6672.3410850.0481913223
Jake Striker11.5004.1717341.0372219328
Joseph Mathis12.33380.0
Roger Wright13.2506.9422035.0422727427
Ron Kump14.2004.9620349.0462827620
Joe Roberson0050.0
Bill Sherman0070.0
Clifford Coggin0040.0
Jake Abbott0070.0
Joseph Gushanas01.00030.0
Ira Moxley02.00050.0
Hampton Coleman03.00030.0
Totals7975.5133.6237414800001245.0118263950189645000000

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 Young15160560516129311.266.266.379.645229
Jim Gentile15353553515525528.290.290.512.802274
Ted Bartz14652552514330312.272.272.410.682215
Jim Baxes11240640611913518.293.293.483.776196
Herb Olson12137237210012212.269.269.409.677152
Ralph Rowe124360360992107.275.275.392.667141
Chris Kitsos114370370921517.249.249.351.600130
Ray Shearer115329329911857.277.277.426.702140
Don Demeter922912917312211.251.251.419.670122
Martin Devlin7020420459220.289.289.319.60865
Al Ronning82211211571101.270.270.336.60771
Rudy Rufer5310810819310.176.176.222.39824
David Jaska16545413020.241.241.315.55617
Connie Grob40595913200.220.220.254.47515
Robert Walz59404010101.250.250.350.60014
Chuck Coles16474710203.213.213.447.66021
Kent Pflasterer1337379300.243.243.324.56812
Earl Mossor2648489201.188.188.292.47914
Ralph Mauriello3568688000.118.118.118.2358
Eugene Ring1647477100.149.149.170.3198
Edwin Lindsey1023236001.261.261.391.6529
Fred Kipp1624246200.250.250.333.5838
John Forizs2630306000.200.200.200.4006
Calvin Felix1942426100.143.143.167.3107
Robert Hoffman2244446100.136.136.159.2957
Kenny Hemphill2029295100.172.172.207.3796
Jake Striker17992000.222.222.222.4442
Roger Wright22331000.333.333.333.6671
Ron Kump2110101000.100.100.100.2001
Douglas Gostlin4518181000.056.056.056.1111
Joe Roberson544.000.000.000.0000
Clifford Coggin411.000.000.000.0000
Hampton Coleman333.000.000.000.0000
Clyde Girrens566.000.000.000.0000
Fred Storck622.000.000.000.0000
Bill Sherman722.000.000.000.0000
Joseph Mathis866.000.000.000.0000
Raymond Mitchell377.000.000.000.0000
Jake Abbott722.000.000.000.0000
Totals182049814981012872073112000000.258.258.385.643191600000


Fielding:

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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