1955 Replay (2003) Standings as of September 26, 1955

Batting Leaders | Pitching Leaders
Team Batting | Team Pitching

NATIONAL LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE
W L GB Pct W L GB Pct
Brooklyn Dodgers 95 59 - .617 New York Yankees 103 51 - .669
Milwaukee Braves 89 65 6.0 .578 Chicago White Sox 97 57 6.0 .630
Cincinnati Redlegs 88 66 7.0 .571 Cleveland Indians 91 63 12.0 .591
New York Giants 79 75 16.0 .513 Detroit Tigers 83 71 20.0 .539
Philadelphia Phillies 79 75 16.0 .513 Boston Red Sox 79 75 24.0 .513
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 23.0 .468 Baltimore Orioles 58 96 45.0 .377
Chicago Cubs 60 94 35.0 .390 Kansas City A's 56 98 47.0 .364
Pittsburgh Pirates 54 100 41.0 .351 Washington Senators 49 105 54.0 .318

 

1955 REPLAY HIGHLIGHTS (BBW)

 

 

 

 

3+ Homers
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Don Zimmer Brooklyn
3 homers
Philadelphia vs Brooklyn
April 20


Hank Aaron Milwaukee
3 homers
Milwaukee vs New York
April 27


Don Newcombe Brooklyn
3 homers
St. Louis vs Brooklyn
June 4


Mickey Mantle New York
3 homers
New York vs Cleveland
June 10


Jackie Jensen Boston
3 homers
Detroit vs Boston
June 22


Hank Aaron Milwaukee
3 homers
St. Louis vs Milwaukee
July 4


Wally Post Cincinnati
3 homers
Cincinnati vs Philadelphia
July 19


Rip Repulski St. Louis
3 homers
St. Louis vs New York
July 20


Jackie Jensen Boston
3 homers
Kansas City vs Boston
August 7


Vic Wertz Cleveland
3 homers
Kansas City vs Cleveland
August 21


Gus Triandos Baltimore
3 homers
Baltimore vs Washington
September 23

 

5+ Hits
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Roy Sievers Washington
5 hits
Baltimore vs Washington
April 11


Red Schoendienst St. Louis
5 hits
St. Louis vs Chicago
April 12


Harvey Kuenn Detroit
5 hits
Detroit vs Cleveland
April 23


Vic Power Kansas City
5 hits
Chicago vs Kansas City
April 24


Stan Lopata Philadelphia
5 hits
Milwaukee vs Philadelphia
April 29


Del Ennis Philadelphia
5 hits
Milwaukee vs Philadelphia
April 29


Dale Long Pittsburgh
5 hits
St. Louis vs Pittsburgh
May 1


Don Newcombe Brooklyn
5 hits
Brooklyn vs Chicago
May 10


Vic Power Kansas City
5 hits
Kansas City vs Boston
May 13


Gail Harris New York
5 hits
New York vs Chicago
May 15


Ted Kluszewski Cincinnati
5 hits
St. Louis vs Cincinnati
May 21


Jim Delsing Detroit
5 hits
Detroit vs Kansas City
May 25


Nellie Fox Chicago
5 hits
Cleveland vs Chicago
May 30


Gus Zernial Kansas City
5 hits
Washington vs Kansas City
June 7


Harry Simpson Kansas City
5 hits
Kansas City vs Baltimore
June 25


Nellie Fox Chicago
5 hits
Chicago vs Detroit
July 6


Al Dark New York
5 hits
New York vs Chicago
July 26


Ted Williams Boston
5 hits
Detroit vs Boston
July 30


Jackie Jensen Boston
5 hits
Kansas City vs Boston
August 7


Irv Noren New York
5 hits
Boston vs New York
August 10


George Strickland Cleveland
5 hits
Cleveland vs Detroit
August 17


Don Hoak Brooklyn
5 hits
Brooklyn vs Philadelphia
August 20


Gus Bell Cincinnati
5 hits
Cincinnati vs New York
August 31


Nellie Fox Chicago
5 hits
Chicago vs Cleveland
September 4


Don Mueller New York
5 hits
Pittsburgh vs New York
September 21

 

4+ XB Hits
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Hank Aaron Milwaukee
4 XB Hits
Milwaukee vs New York
April 27


Harry Agganis Boston
4 XB Hits
Detroit vs Boston
May 15


Ernie Banks Chicago
4 XB Hits
St. Louis vs Chicago
July 3

 

8+ RBI
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Ralph Kiner Cleveland
8 RBI
Washington vs Cleveland
April 27


Gail Harris New York
8 RBI
New York vs Chicago
June 16


Yogi Berra New York
8 RBI
Boston vs New York
August 10


Don Hoak Brooklyn
8 RBI
Brooklyn vs Philadelphia
August 20


Vic Wertz Cleveland
8 RBI
Kansas City vs Cleveland
August 21


Ron Northey Chicago
10 RBI
Kansas City vs Chicago
September 24

 

No-Hit Games
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Early Wynn Cleveland
Cleveland vs Boston
May 17


Robin Roberts Philadelphia
Brooklyn vs Philadelphia
July 5


Billy Pierce Chicago
Chicago vs Detroit
August 14

 

1-Hit Games
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Russ Meyer Brooklyn
Philadelphia vs Brooklyn
April 21


Cloyd Boyer Kansas City
Boston vs Kansas City
April 27


Sam Jones Chicago
Chicago vs New York
May 4


Jim Hearn New York
New York vs Milwaukee
May 19


Tom Brewer Boston
Washington vs Boston
May 27


Luis Arroyo St. Louis
Cincinnati vs St. Louis
May 27


Don Liddle New York
Philadelphia vs New York
May 30


Warren Hacker Chicago
Chicago vs Philadelphia
July 16


Billy Pierce Chicago
Baltimore vs Chicago
July 17


Ray Crone Milwaukee
Milwaukee vs Pittsburgh
July 20


Tom Sturdivant New York
New York vs Kansas City
July 22


Bill Wight Baltimore
Baltimore vs Cleveland
July 23


Early Wynn Cleveland
Baltimore vs Cleveland
July 24


Chet Nichols Milwaukee
New York vs Milwaukee
July 30


Ray Crone Milwaukee
Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee
August 6


Herb Score Cleveland
Detroit vs Cleveland
August 9


Mike Garcia Cleveland
Boston vs Cleveland
August 24


Carl Erskine Brooklyn
Brooklyn vs Chicago
September 10


Bud Black Detroit
Kansas City vs Detroit
September 19

 

14+ whoofs
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Bob Turley New York
14 whiffs
New York vs Chicago
June 3


Herb Score Cleveland
15 whiffs
Boston vs Cleveland
June 7


Willard Schmidt St. Louis
14 whiffs
St. Louis vs Milwaukee
September 17

 

Combined No-Hitters
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Brooklyn
Cincinnati vs Brooklyn
July 17

 

Combined 1-Hitters
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Detroit
Detroit vs Cleveland
September 17

 

 

April 11 - The only AL game on Opening Day lasts 19 innings as Baltimore finally beats Washington, 3-11-4/2-14-1.  Baltimore uses 32 players, while Washington uses 25, for a total of 57 in the game.

April 20 - Bums beat Phills 7-0 on a 2-hitter by Billy Loes as Don Zimmer (3-4, 5 RBI) hits 3 homers.

May 15 - Bums sweep Reds and move into 1st, 1 game up over Cincy.

May 17 - Bums lose heartbreaker to Cards in 18 innings, 6-20-0/5-12-2.  Bums use 22 players, as Cards deploy 23.  Bill Virdon's SF drives in the winner.  Early Wynn (3-2, 3.07) no-hits the Bosox, winning 1-6-1/0-0-0.  Karl Olson gets Boston's only walk (bottom of 3rd, 1 out).  He is the only Boston baserunner.

May 21 - Cards beat Reds in 18 innings, 7-17-4/6-17-0.  Cards use 25 players.  Reds use 20.  Kluszewski 5 hits, 2 2B, HR. 

May 28 - Cleveland beats A's, 17-18-1/4-4-0.  Every Cleveland starter, including pitcher Wynn, had at least 1 hit.  Jim Hegan 2 HR, 5 RBI, 4 runs.

May 30 - Bums sweep Bucs, taking nightcap, 9-2 as Newcombe (7-0, 3.03) wins his 7th straight.  Newk (.559, 4, 8) also hits 2 HR and a 2B (4 RBI, 10 TB).

June 2 - Boston's Mel Parnell, in his 1st start of the season, pitches a no-hitter for 7 1/3 innings against the 1st place Chisox until Lollar homers in top of 8th tying game at 1.  Rivera homers with 2 out in bottom of 9th to give Chicago the win, 2-3-0/1-7-0.

June 3 - Yanks' Bob Turley (6-6, 3.28) 2-hits Chisox for Yanks' 10th straight win.  NY now 1/2 game back of Chicago.   

June 4 - Yanks come back to beat Chisox 7-6 on 3 run Skowron homer in top of 9th.  It's Yanks' 11th straight win.  NY moves ahead of Chisox into 1st place for first time this season.  Bums come back also, beating Cards 9-5.  Don Newcombe hits 3 homers, driving in 5 runs, including the go-ahead run.  This is second time this season (and second straight start) Newk has had multiple homer game.  Newk is now 8-0, 3.25, with a .417 BA and 7 HR. 

June 5 - Yanks blow 3-2 lead in bottom of 13th, as Chicago's Stan Jok(!!) hits 3-run HR in bottom of 13th to give White Sox the win, 5-3.  NY wins nightcap 7-0, on Whitey Ford 5-hitter, to regain 1st (by 1/2 game).  Reds' Joe Nuxhall no-hits Bucs in opener for 7 2/3 innings until pinch-hitter Preston Ward singles.  Reds win 14-2. 

June 8 - Bums beat Reds, 3-2, and move into 1st, by 1/2 game.  Newk wins his 9th (9-1, 3.19).  Cubs' Bob Rush no-hits Bus for 7 2/3 innings, until Toby Atwell singles.  Atwell's hit also drives in Pittsburgh's first run (Rush had issued his first 2 walks in the inning).  Rush goes on to lose the game, 3-2, in 12 innings. 

June 9 - Mickey Mantle (.343, 8, 47) hits 3 homers as Yanks beat Tribe, 12-15-0/0-4-1.  Mantle 4-4, 4 runs, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 13 TB.  Mantle homers in 1st, 3rd (both off Mike Garcia) and 5th off Feller, singles in 7th (Feller) and walks in 9th off Bill Wight. 

June 17- Chisox beat Yanks, 17-16-2/5-8-1 and extends their AL lead over NY to 3 games.  Every Chisox starter, including newly-acquired pitcher Harry Byrd, has at least 1 hit.  Redlegs beat Pirates in 15 innings, 1-14-2/0-6-1.  Jackie Collum (2-3, 2.89) goes the distance.  Bums drop their 5th straight, losing to Cards, 6-2, as Newk (10-2, 3.19) drops only his 2nd of the season.  Bums now 3 1/2 behind Redlegs. 

June 19 - Yanks sweep Chisox, taking opener 5-1 on a 3-hitter CG by Eddie Lopat, and winning nightcap on a CG by Johnny Kucks, 4-1.  NY is now in virtual 1st place tie with Chisox (NY trails by 12 percentage points). 

June 21 - Cubs beat Bums 8-4, as Newk (10-3, 3.51) drops his 3rd.  Reds beat Giants, 3-0 on 5 hitter by Jackie Collum (3-3, 2.43).  Reds now lead Bums by 5 1/2  games. 

June 24 - Bums lose to Braves, but Reds drop doubleheader to Phills.  Reds now lead Brooklyn by 3 1/2.  

June 25 - A's beat Orioles, 22-24-0/5-14-3.  Harry Simpson (.316) 5-7, 4 runs, 4 RBI, 3B. Jim Finigan 3-5, 6 RBI, 2B, HR.  Pitcher Vic Raschi 4-5, 3 runs, 2 RBI.    Vic Power (.381) 4-6.   Every A's player, except DeMaestri (0-6), had at least 1 hit. 

July 4 - Yanks split with Bosox as A's sweep Chisox.  NY now leads AL by 1 1/2. 

Braves hit 3 consecutive homers (Aaron, Bobby Thomson, Adcock) in bottom of 3rd in opener against Cards.  Aaron (.323, 23, 80) hits 2 more homers (6 RBI) but does not get chance to hit his 4th as game ends (Braves win 16-5) with him due up in bottom of 9th.  

July 5 - Robin Roberts (8-11, 3.11) no hits the Bums, winning 12-15-0/0-0-0.  Roberts gives up 3 walks, all to Don Hoak. 

July 16 - Cubs' Warren Hacker (8-4, 3.06) no-hits (3 walks) Phils through 7, until Marv Blaylock triples to open the bottom of the 8th.  Cubs win 6-7-0/1-1-2.  

July 17 - Chisox's Billy Pierce 1-hits O's in opener, losing perfect game but winning 5-10-0/0-1-1.  Only hit is 2 out single by Dave Philley in top of 7th. Pierce faces only 28 batters (gives up no walks). 

July 19 - Yanks' Tommy Byrne (8-0, 1.90) pitches a 4 hit shutout against the Chisox, winning 2-8-3/0-4-1 to move NY into virtual 1st place tie w/Chicago (NYtrails by 3 percentage points).  Braves' Ray Crone (4-1,2.28) 1-hits Bucs, winning 8-13-3/0-1-1.  Only hit is 3rd inning lead-off single by Johnny O'Brien.  Crone does not walk anyone, but Braves make 3 errors. 

July 22 - Yanks' Tom Sturdivant (2-2, 3.41) 1-hits A's, winning 4-11-1/0-1-1.  Only hit is bottom of 6th lead-off single by Joe Astroth,  Sturdivant walks 3. 

July 24 - Bums sweep Braves, as Newk wins his 17th (17-4, 3.01, .432 BA). Reds and Giants split.  Bums now virtually tied w/Redlegs (2 percentage points back).  Tribe sweeps O's, as Early Wynn (14-7, 3.12) 1-hits (3 walks) Baltimore in nightcap, winning, 5-9-0/0-1-2.  Only Baltimore hit is checked swing bloop single by Jim Dyck in top of 2nd. 

July 30 - Braves' lefty Chet Nichols (7-3, 4.22) 1-hits the Giants (3 walks), winning 7-14-2/0-1-1.  Only Giant hit is top of 3rd 2 out single by Whitey Lockman. 

July 31 - Newcombe (19-4, 2.88) beats Cards 10-2 and hits his 10th homer (.359, 10, 28). 

August 4 - Bums beat Braves 3-8-1/1-5-3 as Don Newcombe (20-4, 2.79) wins his 20th. Pirates beat the Cubs 1-5-0/0-11-1 in 18 innings as both pitchers (Howie Pollet, 0-7, 5-37, and Lino Donoso,  3-5, 4.14) go the distance.  The game's only run scores in the top of the 18th as Johnny O'Brien leads off with a double and then scores on a single by the next batter, Dick Groat. 

August 7 - Yanks beat Detroit 11-3 in opener, as Tommy Byrne wins his 11th straight.  Byrne is now 11-0, 1.54. Red Sox slaughter A's, 26-29-1, 1-6-5.  Every Boston starter, including pitcher Tom Brewer, had at least 1 hit.  Jackie Jensen (.295, 28, 95) 5-7, 5 runs, 5 RBI, 3 HR.  Grady Hatton 4-5, 5 RBI.  Ted Williams 3-5, now batting .437. 

August 10 - Yanks beat Bosox, 28-27-0/0-2-0.  NY scores 7 in bottom of 1st, and another 9 in 2nd.  Every NY starter, including pitcher Don Larsen, had at least 1 hit.  Berra (.309, 26,111) , 4-5, 4 runs, 8 RBI, 3B, HR.   Irv Noren (.291, 11, 53) 5-6, 5 RBI, HR, 3 runs.  Pitcher Larsen hit grand slam in bottom of 7th to put Yanks up 27-zip. 

August 20 - Bums beat Phils, 21-18-1/6-6-3.  Don Hoak (.246, 9, 35) 5-6, 6 runs, 8 RBI, 2B, 2 HR, 12 TB.  Yanks' Tommy Byrne wins his 13th straight (13-0, 1.42) in a 14 inning complete game win over Baltimore, 2-9-3/1-6-1. 

August 24 - Tribe beats Bosox in 11 innings, 1-5-0/0-1-0.  Mike Garcia (7-13, 4.50) pitches complete game, 11 inning 1 hitter.  Only Boston hit is lead-off single in top of 1st by Billy Goodman.  Garcia does walk 7 and hits one. 

August 25 - Bums win opener against Reds, 2-6-2/1-5-0 as Cincy leaves bases loaded in top of 9th and fail to score tying run.  Labine gets the save for the Bums.  Final batter Johnny Temple "just missed the grand slam".  Bums take equally close nightcap, 4-7-1/3-4-1 as they move to 1 out. 

August 26 - Bums beat Redlegs again, this time 9-2, as Carl Erskine (6-9, 4.14) pitches complete game win.  Bums now 3 percentage points ahead of Redlegs.  Yanks' Tommy Byrne (13-1, 1.65) loses his 1st game of the season as Tribe beats Yanks, 5-2. 

August 27 - Bums complete sweep of Redlegs, beating them 6-5.  Brooklyn has now won 9 straight and are 1 game up. 

August 28 - Bums beat Cards 5-4 for their 10th straight as Cards beat Redlegs in 10 innings, 1-8-3/0-5-1.  This is Cincy's 5th straight loss and 7th in the past 10 games.  Joe Nuxhall (19- 9, 2.83) fails to win his 20th though he does go all 10 innings.  Winning run scores on 2 base throwing error by Nuxhall.  Redlegs drop nightcap 10-6 for the 6th straight loss. 

August 29 - Bums beat Cards 3-2 for their 11th straight, as Redlegs drop to Phils, 5-4, for their 7th straight loss. Cincy is now 3 1/2 back, in 3rd. 

September 2 - Bums come back from 5-4 deficit in bottom of 14th to beat Bucs 6-5 on Hodges double with men on 1st and 2nd.

September 10 - Carl Erskine (7-10, 3.92) 1-hits the Cubs, winning, 3-5-0/0-1-0.  Only Cub hit is 4th inning 2 out single by Frankie Baumholtz.  Phils beat Cards, 18-20-1/2-7-3.  Robin Roberts (17-18, 3.54) is the winner.  Every Phil starter, except Jim Greengrass (.243), had at least 1 hit. 

September 15 - Bums clinch tie for NL flag as they come back to beat Cards, 7-4.  

 

September 16 - Bums clinch, as they beat Giants, 7-5.  Whitey Ford (20-10, 3.09) wins his 20th and drops the Yanks' magic number to 3 as NY beats Bosox, 4-2.  

September 18 - Yanks beat Bosox, 4-1 and clinch tie for AL as Bob Turley (20-12, 3.54) wins his 20th.   

 

September 20 - Yanks beat Nats in opener, 12-2, and clinch AL flag.   Ted Kluszewski (.340, 60, 145) hits his 60th of Lew Burdette as Redlesgs beat Braves, 2-1.

 

September 23 - Giants Ruben Gomez (11-13, 4.85) and Phills' Saul Rogovin (10-9, 3.28) hook up in scoreless tie through 12 innings.  After Rogovin departs for PH in 13th, scoreless tie continues until bottom of 16th when Giants finally score on Amalfiltano double with Hank Thompson on 1st.  NY wins 1-10-1/0-10-1.  Gomez pitches all 16 innings.

 

September 24 - Chisox beat A's, 19-21-1/3-7-2.  Ron Northey 4-5, 10 RBI, 2b 2 3B.  Northey is batting .563 but with only 16 AB.