Season Information
Team Name
1956 Kansas City Athletics
League
American League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
52-102 (.338)   GBL: -45
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
8 / 8 / 16
Runs For/Against
619 / 831   Diff: -212
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
 
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
8
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

1956 Kansas City Athletics Season Roster

top csv share Sort PREV | NEXT
  • Grid Filters
  • Drafted
  • 1st Round Pick
  • Hitters
  • Pitchers
  • 22-under
  • over35
  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    14Joe Astroth3310C5-9187RR1922-09-01East Alton,IL
    MLB1945-19561945-19560.000US
    11Mike Baxes251SS-2B5-10175RR1930-12-18San Francisco,CA
    1951-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1956-19581956-19580.000US
    1Clete Boyer1923B-SS6-0182RR1937-02-09Cassville,MO
    MLB1955-19711955-19710.000US
    12Bill Bradford341P6-2180RR1921-08-28Choctaw,AR
    MLB1956-19561956-19560.000US
    9George Brunet211P6-1210RL1935-06-08Houghton,MI
    MLB1956-19711956-19710.000US
    23Wally Burnette271P6-0178RR1929-06-20Blairs,VA
    MLB1956-19581956-19580.000US
    36Moe Burtschy345P6-3208RR1922-04-18Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1950-19561950-19560.000US
    19Art Ceccarelli262P6-0190RL1930-04-02New Haven,CT
    MLB1955-19601955-19600.000US
    16Glenn Cox252P6-2210RR1931-02-03Montebello,CA
    MLB1955-19581955-19580.000US
    15Walt Craddock242P5-11176RL1932-03-25Pax,WV
    MLB1955-19581955-19580.000US
    24Jack Crimian303P5-10180RR1926-02-17Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1951-19571951-19570.000US
    2Joe DeMaestri276SS-2B6-0174RR1928-12-09San Francisco,CA
    MLB1951-19611951-19610.000US
    28Art Ditmar273P6-2196RR1929-04-03Winthrop,MA
    MLB1954-19621954-19620.000US
    39Carl Duser231P6-1175LL1932-07-22Hazleton,PA
    MLB1956-19581956-19580.000US
    4Jim Finigan2733B-2B5-11175RR1928-08-19Quincy,IL
    MLB1954-19591954-19590.000US
    9Joe Ginsberg297C5-11180LR1926-10-11New York,NY
    MLB1948-19621948-19620.000US
    37Tom Gorman315P6-1190RR1925-01-04New York,NY
    MLB1952-19591952-19800.000US
    39Johnny Groth2911OF6-0182RR1926-07-23Chicago,IL
    MLB1946-19601946-19600.000US
    26Bill Harrington283P5-11160RR1927-10-03Sanford,NC
    MLB1953-19561953-19560.000US
    17Troy Herriage251P6-1170RR1930-12-20Tipton,OK
    MLB1956-19561956-19560.000US
    6Spook Jacobs3032B5-8155RR1925-11-04Cheswold,DE
    MLB1954-19561954-19560.000US
    20Alex Kellner319P6-0200RL1924-08-26Tucson,AZ
    MLB1948-19591948-19590.000US
    18Lou Kretlow3510P6-2185RR1921-06-27Apache,OK
    MLB1946-19561946-19560.000US
    23Tom Lasorda283P5-10175LL1927-09-22Norristown,PA
    MLB1954-19561954-19560.000US
    10Hector Lopez262OF-3B5-11182RR1929-07-09Colon,PN
    MLB1955-19661955-19660.000PN
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    14Jack McMahan231P6-0175RL1932-07-22Hot Springs,AR
    MLB1956-19561956-19560.000US
    31Dave Melton271OF6-0185RR1928-10-03Pampa,TX
    MLB1956-19581956-19580.000US
    6Al Pilarcik251OF5-10180LL1930-07-03Whiting,IN
    MLB1956-19611956-19610.000US
    36Jim Pisoni262OF5-10169RR1929-08-14St. Louis,MO
    MLB1953-19601953-19600.000US
    8Rance Pless3011B-3B6-0145RR1925-12-06Greeneville,TN
    MLB1956-19561956-19560.000US
    25Arnie Portocarrero243P6-3196RR1931-07-05New York,NY
    1949-  0-   0-PHA
    MLB1954-19601954-19600.000US
    7Vic Power2831B-2B5-11195RR1927-11-01Arecibo,PR
    MLB1954-19651954-19650.000PR
    34Bill Renna314OF6-3218RR1924-10-14Hanford,CA
    MLB1953-19591953-19590.000US
    25Eddie Robinson35121B6-2210LR1920-12-15Paris,TX
    MLB1942-19571942-19570.000US
    26Jose Santiago273P5-10175RR1928-09-04Coamo,PR
    MLB1954-19561954-19560.000PR
    21Bobby Shantz308P-OF5-6142RL1925-09-26Pottstown,PA
    MLB1949-19641949-19640.000US
    38Harry Simpson305OF-1B6-1190LR1925-12-03Atlanta,GA
    MLB1951-19591951-19590.000US
    35Lou Skizas241OF-3B5-11175RR1932-06-02Chicago,IL
    MLB1956-19591956-19590.000US
    33Enos Slaughter4016OF5-9192LR1916-04-27Roxboro,NC
    MLB1938-19591938-19590.000US
    32Hal Smith252C-3B6-0195RR1930-12-07West Frankfort,IL
    MLB1955-19641955-19640.000US
    19Bob Spicer312P5-10173LR1925-04-11Richmond,VA
    MLB1955-19561955-19560.000US
    22Tim Thompson322C-OF5-11190LR1924-03-01Coalport,PA
    MLB1954-19581954-19580.000US
    35Elmer Valo3515OF5-11190LR1921-03-05Ribink,PL
    MLB1940-19611940-19610.000---
    30Gus Zernial338OF-1B6-2210RR1923-06-27Beaumont,TX
    MLB1949-19591949-19590.000US
    44 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available 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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system