The following are the baseball events of the year 1955 throughout the world.

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Winter Leagues

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Al Kaline DET .340 Richie Ashburn PHI .338
HR Mickey Mantle NYY 37 Willie Mays NYG 51
RBI Ray Boone DET &
Jackie Jensen BOS
116 Duke Snider BKN 136
Wins Whitey Ford NYY,
Bob Lemon CLE
& Frank Sullivan BOS
18 Robin Roberts PHI 23
ERA Billy Pierce CHW 1.97   Bob Friend PIT 2.83  
Ks Herb Score CLE 245 Sam Jones CHC 198

Major league baseball final standings

Nippon Professional Baseball final standings

Central League final standings

Central League G W L T Pct. GB
Yomiuri Giants 130 92 37 1 .713
Osaka Tigers 130 77 52 1 .597 15.0
Chunichi Dragons 130 71 57 2 .555 20.5
Hiroshima Carp 130 58 70 2 .453 33.5
Kokutetsu Swallows 130 57 71 2 .445 34.5
Taiyo Whales 130 31 99 0 .238 61.5

Pacific League final standings

Pacific League G W L T Pct. GB
Nankai Hawks 143 99 41 3 .707
Nishitetsu Lions 144 90 50 4 .643 9.0
Mainichi Orions 142 85 55 2 .607 14.0
Hankyu Braves 142 80 60 2 .571 19.0
Kintetsu Pearls 142 60 80 2 .429 39.0
Daiei Stars 141 53 87 1 .379 46.0
Toei Flyers 143 51 89 3 .364 48.0
Tombo Unions 141 42 98 1 .300 57.0

Events

Before the Athletics arrive in town, the Kansas City Monarchs move their base of operations to Grand Rapids, Michigan. They retain the name "Kansas City Monarchs" and continue in the Negro American League as a barnstorming team.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Sources

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  2. ^ Iron Man Catchers. Encyclopedia of Baseball Catchers.Retrieved on March 3, 2018.
  3. ^ Harry Agganis article. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on March 3, 2018.
  4. ^ Racanelli, John. "Gus Weyhing". sabr.org. Society for American Baseball Research Biography Project. Retrieved March 12, 2023.
  5. ^ Clark Griffith article. Baseball Hall of Fame website. Retrieved on March 3, 2018.
  6. ^ Cy Young article. Baseball Hall of Fame website. Retrieved on March 3, 2018.
  7. ^ Honus Wagner article. Baseball Hall of Fame website. Retrieved von March 3, 2018.
  8. ^ 1939 American League MVP voting. Baseball Reference. Retrieved on March 4, 2018.