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Pittsburgh Pirates

1955 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bell, Bill Right   Right   6'3"  200  10/24/1933
-- Bowman, Roger Right   Left   6'0"  175  08/18/1927
-- Donoso, Lino Left   Left   5'11"  160  09/23/1922
-- Face, Roy Both   Right   5'8"  155  02/20/1928
-- Friend, Bob Right   Right   6'0"  190  11/24/1930
-- Grunwald, Al Left   Left   6'4"  210  02/13/1930
-- Hall, Dick Right   Right   6'6"  200  09/27/1930
-- King, Nellie Right   Right   6'6"  185  03/15/1928
-- Kline, Ron Right   Right   6'3"  205  03/09/1932
-- Law, Vern Right   Right   6'2"  195  03/12/1930
-- Littlefield, Dick Left   Left   6'0"  180  03/18/1926
-- Martin, Paul Right   Right   6'6"  235  03/10/1932
-- Pepper, Laurin Right   Right   5'11"  190  01/18/1931
-- Purkey, Bob Right   Right   6'2"  175  07/14/1929
-- Surkont, Max Right   Right   6'1"  195  06/16/1922
-- Swanson, Red Right   Right   6'1"  175  10/15/1936
-- Thies, Jake Right   Right   5'11"  170  04/01/1926
-- Wade, Ben Right   Right   6'3"  195  11/26/1922
-- Waters, Fred Left   Left   5'11"  185  02/02/1927
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Atwell, Toby Left   Right   5'9"  185  03/08/1924
-- Koback, Nick Right   Right   6'0"  187  07/19/1935
-- Peterson, Hardy Right   Right   6'0"  205  10/17/1929
-- Shepard, Jack Right   Right   6'2"  195  05/13/1931
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Long, Dale Left   Left   6'4"  205  02/06/1926
-- Ward, Preston Left   Right   6'4"  190  07/24/1927
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- O'Brien, Johnny Right   Right   5'9"  170  12/11/1930
-- Roberts, Curt Right   Right   5'8"  165  08/16/1929
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Cole, Dick Right   Right   6'2"  175  05/06/1926
-- Freese, Gene Right   Right   5'11"  175  01/08/1934
-- Freese, George Right   Right   6'0"  190  09/12/1926
-- Gordon, Sid Right   Right   5'10"  185  08/13/1917
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Groat, Dick Right   Right   5'11"  180  11/04/1930
-- Smith, Dick Right   Right   5'8"  160  07/21/1927
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Clemente, Roberto Right   Right   5'11"  175  08/18/1934
-- Lynch, Jerry Left   Right   6'1"  185  07/17/1930
-- Mejias, Roman Right   Right   6'0"  175  08/09/1930
-- Montemayor, Felipe Left   Left   6'2"  185  02/07/1930
-- O'Brien, Eddie Right   Right   5'9"  165  12/11/1930
-- Powers, John Left   Right   6'1"  185  07/08/1929
-- Saffell, Tom Left   Right   5'11"  170  07/26/1921
-- Smith, Earl Right   Right   6'0"  185  03/14/1928
-- Thomas, Frank Right   Right   6'3"  200  06/11/1929
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