Season Information
Team Name
1956 Pittsburgh Pirates
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
66-88 (.429)   GBL: -27
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
7 / 7 / 13
Runs For/Against
588 / 653   Diff: -65
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
10
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1882-2020
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1956 Pittsburgh Pirates Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    36Luis Arroyo292P5-8190LL1927-02-18Penuelas,PR
    MLB1955-19631955-19630.000PR
    11Toby Atwell325C5-9185LR1924-03-08Leesburg,VA
    MLB1952-19561952-19560.000US
    21Roberto Clemente212OF-2B5-11175RR1934-08-18Carolina,PR
    MLB1955-19721954-19720.000PR
    12Dick Cole305SS-2B6-2175RR1926-05-06Long Beach,CA
    MLB1951-19571951-19570.000US
    18Bobby Del Greco232OF-3B5-11190RR1933-04-07Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1952-19651952-19650.000US
    45Lino Donoso332P5-11160LL1922-09-23Havana,CU
    MLB1955-19561955-19560.000CU
    26Roy Face283P5-8155RR1928-02-20Stephentown,NY
    MLB1953-19691953-19690.000US
    38Hank Foiles273C6-0195RR1929-06-10Richmond,VA
    MLB1953-19641953-19640.000US
    8Gene Freese2223B-2B5-11175RR1934-01-08Wheeling,WV
    MLB1955-19661955-19660.000US
    19Bob Friend256P6-0190RR1930-11-24Lafayette,IN
    MLB1951-19661951-19660.000US
    25Bob Garber271P6-1190RR1928-09-10Hunker,PA
    MLB1956-19561956-19560.000US
    24Dick Groat253SS-3B---180RR1930-11-04Wilkinsburg,PA
    MLB1952-19671952-19670.000US
    31Bill Hall272C5-11165LR1928-07-30Moultrie,GA
    MLB1954-19581954-19580.000US
    30Dick Hall252P-OF6-6200RR1930-09-27St. Louis,MO
    MLB1952-19711952-19710.000US
    9Spook Jacobs3032B5-8155RR1925-11-04Cheswold,DE
    MLB1954-19561954-19560.000US
    29Nellie King283P6-6185RR1928-03-15Shenandoah,PA
    MLB1954-19571954-19570.000US
    22Ron Kline243P-3B6-3205RR1932-03-09Callery,PA
    MLB1952-19701952-19700.000US
    17Danny Kravitz251C-3B5-11195LR1930-12-21Lopez,PA
    MLB1956-19601956-19600.000US
    32Vern Law265P-OF6-2195RR1930-03-12Meridian,ID
    MLB1950-19671950-19670.000US
    27Dick Littlefield307P6-0180LL1926-03-18Detroit,MI
    MLB1950-19581950-19580.000US
    3Dale Long3031B-C6-4210LL1926-02-06Springfield,MO
    MLB1951-19631951-19630.000US
    14Jerry Lynch253OF-C6-1189LR1930-07-17Bay City,MI
    MLB1954-19661954-19660.000US
    9Bill Mazeroski1912B-3B5-11183RR1936-09-05Wheeling,WV
    MLB1956-19721956-19720.000US
    25Jack McMahan231P6-0175RL1932-07-22Hot Springs,AR
    MLB1956-19561956-19560.000US
    20Red Munger3710P6-2200RR1918-10-04Houston,TX
    MLB1943-19561943-19560.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    27Cholly Naranjo211P5-11165LR1934-11-25Havana,CU
    MLB1956-19561956-19560.000CU
    7Eddie O'Brien253SS-OF5-9165RR1930-12-11South Amboy,NJ
    MLB1953-19581953-19580.000US
    6Johnny O'Brien2532B-P5-9170RR1930-12-11South Amboy,NJ
    MLB1953-19591953-19590.000US
    23Laurin Pepper253P5-11190RR1931-01-18Vaughan,MS
    MLB1954-19571954-19570.000US
    11Howie Pollet3514P6-1175LL1921-06-26New Orleans,LA
    MLB1941-19561941-19560.000US
    14John Powers262OF6-0190LR1929-07-08Birmingham,AL
    MLB1955-19601955-19600.000US
    34Bob Purkey263P6-2195RR1929-07-14Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1954-19661954-19660.000US
    9Curt Roberts2632B5-8165RR1929-08-16Pineland,TX
    MLB1954-19561954-19560.000US
    10Jack Shepard244C-1B6-2195RR1932-05-13Clovis,CA
    MLB1953-19561953-19560.000US
    4Bob Skinner242OF-1B6-4190LR1931-10-03La Jolla,CA
    MLB1954-19661954-19660.000US
    35Max Surkont348P6-0205RR1922-06-16Central Falls,RI
    MLB1949-19571949-19570.000US
    17Red Swanson192P6-1175RR1936-10-15Baton Rouge,LA
    MLB1955-19571955-19570.000US
    15Frank Thomas276OF-3B6-3205RR1929-06-11Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1951-19661951-19660.000US
    18Bill Virdon252OF6-0175LR1931-06-09Hazel Park,MI
    MLB1955-19681955-19680.000US
    16Lee Walls232OF-3B6-3205RR1933-01-06San Diego,CA
    MLB1952-19641952-19640.000US
    5Preston Ward2861B-OF6-3198LR1927-07-24Columbia,MO
    MLB1948-19591948-19590.000US
    35Fred Waters292P5-11185LL1927-02-02Benton,MS
    MLB1955-19561955-19560.000US
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    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