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Details on the 1956 Major League Baseball World Series. Below you will find a list of games with links to boxscores as well as player statistics and team roster for the series.

NYA wins series 4-3
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Series Batting Statistics

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Brooklyn Dodgers
Player NameAgePGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
Pee Wee Reese37SS727360102002600000.222.276.296.5722981.148.074.2866.9020.693.000.00.0016.7
Carl Furillo34OF725262001002300000.240.296.320.6162782.160.080.2737.4111.111.500.00.0033.3
Jackie Robinson372B-3B724561012005200000.250.379.417.79629102.375.167.23817.246.900.403.524.0033.3
Jim Gilliam272B-3B724220002107300000.083.290.083.3733120.333.000.09522.589.680.430.00.000.0
Gil Hodges321B723572018004400000.304.407.522.92927123.391.218.33314.8114.811.003.723.0042.9
Duke Snider29OF723571014006800000.304.448.478.92629112.435.174.42920.6927.591.333.523.0028.6
Roy Campanella34C722241003003700000.182.280.227.5072551.182.045.26712.0028.002.330.00.0025.0
Sandy Amoros26OF619110001002400000.053.143.053.1962110.105.000.0679.5219.052.000.00.000.0
Sal Maglie39P25000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
Clem Labine29P24011000000200000.250.250.500.750421.250.250.5000.0050.000.000.00.00100.0
Charlie Neal252B-SS14000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
Dale Mitchell34OF44000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
Randy Jackson303B33000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
Roger Craig26P22010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Don Bessent25P22010001001100000.500.667.5001.167310.500.0001.00033.3333.331.000.00.000.0
Rube Walker30C22000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Don Newcombe30P21000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Carl Erskine29P21000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
Team Totals721525428132410324700000.195.300.284.5842476112.242.089.23612.9619.031.4771.71.2128.6
New York Yankees
Player NameAgePGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
Hank Bauer33OF732390013100500000.281.281.375.65632121.125.094.3080.0015.630.003.132.0011.1
Billy Martin282B727580023001600000.296.321.519.84028142.259.223.3163.5721.436.007.113.5025.0
Yogi Berra31C7255920310004100000.360.448.8001.24829205.600.440.28613.793.450.2510.38.3355.6
Mickey Mantle24OF724661034106500000.250.400.6671.06730164.708.417.18820.0016.670.8310.08.0066.7
Joe Collins331B621252002002300000.238.304.333.6372372.190.095.2788.7013.041.500.00.0040.0
Gil McDougald282B-3B721030001003600000.143.250.143.3932430.143.000.20012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
Enos Slaughter40OF620670014004000000.350.458.500.95824101.350.150.31616.670.000.004.220.0014.3
Andy Carey243B719230000001600000.158.200.158.3582030.053.000.2315.0030.006.000.00.000.0
Bill Skowron251B310110014000300000.100.100.400.5001041.300.300.0000.0030.000.0010.010.00100.0
Elston Howard27C-OF15121011000000000.400.4001.2001.600562.800.800.2500.000.000.0020.05.00100.0
Whitey Ford27P24000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
Bob Turley25P34000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
Don Larsen26P23110001000100000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
Johnny Kucks22P33000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
Tom Sturdivant26P23010000000100000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
Jerry Coleman312B-SS22000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Tom Morgan26P211100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Tommy Byrne36P21000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
George Wilson30OF11000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
Norm Siebern221B-OF11000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Bob Cerv30OF110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Mickey McDermott27P110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
Team Totals7229335860123320214300000.253.316.437.75325010018.284.184.2648.4017.202.0519.14.8031.0
Glossary:
Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

Series Pitching Statistics

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Brooklyn Dodgers
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
Sal Maglie39112.65202000017.0140506150001.187.410.003.187.940.002.50.500
Clem Labine29100.00201000012.08000370000.926.000.002.255.250.002.331.000
Don Bessent25101.80200000010.08020350001.107.200.002.704.500.001.671.000
Roger Craig260112.0020000006.010080340002.1715.000.004.506.000.001.33.000
Carl Erskine29015.4020000005.04030220001.207.200.003.603.600.001.00.000
Don Newcombe300121.2120000004.2110110340003.0021.210.005.797.710.001.33.000
Ed Roebuck24002.0830000004.11010050000.232.080.000.0010.380.000.00.000
Don Drysdale19009.0010000002.02020110001.509.000.004.504.500.001.00.000
Team Totals344.721603000061.058032021430001.308.560.003.106.340.002.05.429
New York Yankees
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
Whitey Ford27115.25201000012.014070280001.3310.500.001.506.000.004.00.500
Bob Turley25010.82301000011.040108140001.093.270.006.5511.450.001.75.000
Johnny Kucks22100.82301000011.06010320000.824.910.002.451.640.000.671.000
Don Larsen26100.00201000010.21000470000.470.840.003.375.910.001.751.000
Tom Sturdivant26102.7920100009.28030890001.667.450.007.458.380.001.131.000
Tom Morgan26019.0020000004.06040430002.5013.500.009.006.750.000.75.000
Mickey McDermott27003.0010000003.02010330001.676.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
Tommy Byrne36000.0010000000.11000010003.0027.000.000.0027.000.000.00.000
Team Totals432.481605000061.742017032470001.206.130.004.676.860.001.47.571
Glossary:
Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))