1955 Kansas City Athletics Roster

The 1955 Kansas City Athletics team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1955 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1955 Kansas City Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1955 Kansas City Athletics salary list, a 1955 Kansas City Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1955 Kansas City Athletics primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"(Lou) Boudreau could hardly walk and the fans hardly believed it when he came out to hit. After the hit, he barely made it to first base. It was pandemonium in the stands-the loudest I ever heard it at the Stadium." - Joe Simenic
1955 Kansas City Athletics


1955 Kansas City Athletics Official Logo

Complete Roster

6-02
195
Right
Right
1924-01-01
6-06
195
Right
Right
1922-10-23
6-01
188
Right
Right
1927-09-01
6-03
208
Right
Right
1922-04-18
6-00
190
Left
Right
1930-04-02
6-02
210
Right
Right
1931-02-03
176
Left
Right
1932-03-25
6-02
196
Right
Right
1929-04-03
6-02½
205
Right
Both
1924-11-05
6-00
170
Right
Right
1923-07-15
6-01
190
Right
Right
1925-01-04
6-04
226
Right
Right
1926-12-11
5-11
160
Right
Right
1927-10-03
5-11
185
Right
Right
1929-12-15
6-00
200
Left
Right
1924-08-26
6-03
187
Right
Right
1931-07-28
6-01
195
Right
Right
1926-05-19
6-03
196
Right
Right
1931-07-05
6-01
205
Right
Right
1919-03-28
6-02
200
Right
Right
1917-09-25
5-06
142
Left
Right
1925-09-26
5-10
185
Left
Left
1926-09-08
5-10
173
Right
Left
1925-04-11
6-03
190
Right
Right
1926-08-28
6-01
165
Right
Right
1926-09-28
6-04
200
Right
Right
1929-09-15
5-09
187
Right
Right
1922-09-01
6-00
185
Right
Left
1932-08-29
5-09
183
Right
Right
1928-01-29
6-01
160
Right
Right
1927-07-31
6-02
198
Right
Right
1930-11-15
6-01
190
Left
Left
1921-02-12
6-00
182
Right
Right
1937-02-09
6-00
174
Right
Right
1928-12-09
5-11
175
Right
Right
1928-08-19
5-11½
170
Right
Left
1938-09-27
5-08½
155
Right
Right
1925-11-04
6-02
200
Left
Left
1925-03-24
6-00
179
Right
Right
1929-01-22
5-11
182
Right
Right
1929-07-08
5-11
195
Right
Right
1927-11-01
5-10
170
Right
Left
1931-09-16
6-00
175
Right
Right
1916-04-16
5-06
160
Right
Right
1929-11-09
6-03
218
Right
Right
1924-10-14
5-11
170
Right
Left
1921-07-26
6-01
180
Right
Left
1925-12-03
5-09
192
Right
Left
1916-04-27
5-11
200
Right
Right
1928-04-15
5-11
190
Right
Left
1921-03-05
6-02
200
Right
Right
1928-11-06
6-02½
210
Right
Right
1923-06-27


The 1955 Kansas City Athletics played 154 games during the regular season, won 63 games, lost 91 games, and finished in sixth position. They played their home games at Municipal Stadium (Park Factors: 101/105) where 1,393,054 fans witnessed their 1955 Athletics finish the season with a .409 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1955 Kansas City Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1955 Kansas City Athletics salary list, a 1955 Kansas City Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1955 Kansas City Athletics primary starters list:

1955 Kansas City Athletics
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1955 Kansas City Athletics
Salaries

Bobby Shantz $20,000.00
Elmer Valo $15,000.00
Joe Astroth $13,500.00
Pete Suder $12,000.00
Spook Jacobs $7,500.00
Lou Sleater $6,500.00


1955 Kansas City Athletics
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1955 Kansas City Athletics Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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