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1955 Cleveland Indians season

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 96 58 .623 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 3
Chicago White Sox 91 63 .591 5
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 12
Detroit Tigers 79 75 .513 17
Kansas City Athletics 63 91 .409 33
Baltimore Orioles 57 97 .370 39
Washington Senators 53 101 .344 43

Notable transactions

Roster

1955 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
LF Kiner, RalphRalph Kiner 113 321 78 .243 18 54

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Pope, DaveDave Pope 35 104 31 .298 6 22

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Aguirre, HankHank Aguirre 4 12.2 2 0 1.42 6

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

  • Bobby Ávila, Second base, Reserve
  • Larry Doby, Outfield, Reserve
  • Al Lopez, Manager
  • Al Rosen, Third base, Reserve
  • Herb Score, Pitcher, Reserve
  • Al Smith, Outfield, Reserve
  • Early Wynn, Pitcher, Reserve

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Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Kerby Farrell
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League L. D. Meyer and Hank Schenz
A Reading Indians Eastern League Jo-Jo White
B Keokuk Kernels Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Pinky May
B Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League Spud Chandler
C Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League Phil Seghi and Paul O'Dea
C Sherbrooke Indians Provincial League Ed Hartness
D Vidalia Indians Georgia State League Ed Levy
D Lafayette Chiefs Mississippi-Ohio Valley League Mark Wylie

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Keokuk, Spartanburg[8]

Notes

References

  • 1955 Cleveland Indians team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1955 Cleveland Indians team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
  • 1955 WS page at Baseball Reference
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