1955 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1955 Season


1954 / 1956

Top Hitter


Mickey
Mantle

Top Pitcher


Billy
Pierce

1955 World Series








Defeated
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All-1955 Team


rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field Tm
BOS
6.9
6.5
0.8
PHI
3.9
4.6
-0.1
CHW
3.7
3.5
0.9
KCA
3.0
3.6
-0.3
Center Field Tm
NYY
9.5
8.5
1.1
NYG
9.0
8.6
0.4
BRO
8.6
8.2
0.4
PHI
6.3
5.9
0.3

Right Field Tm
DET
8.2
7.8
1.1
MIL
6.2
6.2
0.4
CIN
5.3
6.2
-0.3
NYY
5.3
4.2
1.7
Shortstop Tm
CHC
8.1
5.9
1.2
MIL
6.0
4.1
0.9
BRO
4.2
2.8
0.5
CIN
3.5
0.8
1.7
Second Base Tm
NYY
5.2
3.1
1.6
CHW
5.1
3.2
1.3
BRO
3.6
2.3
1.0
STL
2.8
1.3
0.9
Third Base Tm
MIL
7.3
7.1
0.1
DET
3.5
3.0
0.4
WAS
2.8
3.2
-0.5
CHW
2.7
2.9
-0.1
First Base Tm
STL
6.1
6.7
0.1
CIN
5.3
6.2
-0.2
BRO
4.4
4.7
0.5
MULT
3.8
3.7
0.7
 
Catcher Tm
BRO
5.3
4.7
-0.0
NYY
4.5
3.5
0.4
PHI
3.5
3.0
0.4
MULT
3.2
3.0
-0.3
Starting Pitcher Tm
CHW
205.2
6.9
6.9
-0.0
CLE
230.0
6.1
6.1
-0.0
PIT
200.1
5.9
6.0
-0.0
PHI
305.0
5.8
4.3
1.6
BRO
233.2
5.3
2.9
2.5
DET
220.0
5.3
5.0
0.4
CLE
227.1
5.3
5.6
-0.3
CHC
234.0
5.2
5.5
-0.2
CIN
257.0
4.8
4.3
0.5
PIT
200.2
4.4
4.0
0.5
Relief Pitcher Tm
MULT
93.1
3.5
3.3
0.2
PHI
89.2
2.8
2.7
0.1
CLE
111.2
2.6
2.6
0.0
CHW
126.1
2.6
2.8
-0.2
STL
91.2
2.6
2.6
0.1
CLE
81.2
2.4
2.4
-0.1
KCA
109.0
2.3
2.6
-0.3
NYG
89.1
2.3
2.5
-0.1
BOS
90.0
2.3
2.3
-0.0
BOS
66.2
2.3
2.2
0.0

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The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at "www.retrosheet.org".

Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James