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1956 AMERICAN LEAGUE REVIEW

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An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, leaderboards, player registers and much more.
YEAR IN REVIEW
Standings
Team Totals
Player Register
Top Hitters
Top Pitchers
Awards
Leaderboards
  BAVG
Mickey Mantle
nyy
.353
Ted Williams
bos
.345
Harvey Kuenn
det
.332
Charlie Maxwell
det
.326
Bob Nieman
bal~chw
.320
Minnie Minoso
chw
.316
Jackie Jensen
bos
.315
Al Kaline
det
.314
Gil McDougald
nyy
.311
Pete Runnels
wa1
.310

  SLG
Mickey Mantle
nyy
.705
Ted Williams
bos
.605
Charlie Maxwell
det
.534
Yogi Berra
nyy
.534
Al Kaline
det
.530
Bill Skowron
nyy
.528
Minnie Minoso
chw
.525
Ray Boone
det
.518
Vic Wertz
cle
.509
Jim Lemon
wa1
.502

  OBP
Ted Williams
bos
.479
Mickey Mantle
nyy
.464
Bob Nieman
bal~chw
.436
Minnie Minoso
chw
.425
Charlie Maxwell
det
.414
Eddie Yost
wa1
.412
Gil McDougald
nyy
.405
Jackie Jensen
bos
.405
Ray Boone
det
.403
Larry Doby
chw
.392

  OPS
Mickey Mantle
nyy
1169
Ted Williams
bos
1084
Minnie Minoso
chw
950
Charlie Maxwell
det
948
Bob Nieman
bal~chw
931
Ray Boone
det
920
Al Kaline
det
913
Yogi Berra
nyy
911
Bill Skowron
nyy
910
Jackie Jensen
bos
901

  G
Jim Piersall
bos
155
Nellie Fox
chw
154
Al Kaline
det
153
Eddie Yost
wa1
152
Luis Aparicio
chw
152
Roy Sievers
wa1
152
Hector Lopez
kca
151
Jackie Jensen
bos
151
Minnie Minoso
chw
151
Mickey Mantle
nyy
150

  AB
Nellie Fox
chw
649
Al Kaline
det
617
Jim Piersall
bos
601
Harvey Kuenn
det
591
Pete Runnels
wa1
578
Jackie Jensen
bos
578
Hector Lopez
kca
561
Roy Sievers
wa1
550
Bill Tuttle
det
546
Minnie Minoso
chw
545

  R
Mickey Mantle
nyy
132
Nellie Fox
chw
109
Minnie Minoso
chw
106
Charlie Maxwell
det
96
Al Kaline
det
96
Harvey Kuenn
det
96
Hank Bauer
nyy
96
Eddie Yost
wa1
94
Yogi Berra
nyy
93
Roy Sievers
wa1
92

  H
Harvey Kuenn
det
196
Al Kaline
det
194
Nellie Fox
chw
192
Mickey Mantle
nyy
188
Jackie Jensen
bos
182
Pete Runnels
wa1
179
Jim Piersall
bos
176
Minnie Minoso
chw
172
Vic Power
kca
164
Charlie Maxwell
det
163

  TB
Mickey Mantle
nyy
376
Al Kaline
det
327
Jackie Jensen
bos
287
Minnie Minoso
chw
286
Harvey Kuenn
det
278
Yogi Berra
nyy
278
Jim Piersall
bos
270
Jim Lemon
wa1
270
Charlie Maxwell
det
267
Harry Simpson
kca
266

  DBL
Jim Piersall
bos
40
Harvey Kuenn
det
32
Al Kaline
det
32
Minnie Minoso
chw
29
Pete Runnels
wa1
29
Yogi Berra
nyy
29
Billy Klaus
bos
29
Ted Williams
bos
28
Mickey Vernon
bos
28
Sherm Lollar
chw
28

  TPL
Minnie Minoso
chw
11
Jackie Jensen
bos
11
Harry Simpson
kca
11
Jim Lemon
wa1
11
Al Kaline
det
10
Nellie Fox
chw
10
Pete Runnels
wa1
9
Billy Goodman
bos
8
Whitey Herzog
wa1
7
Hank Bauer
nyy
7

  HR
Mickey Mantle
nyy
52
Vic Wertz
cle
32
Yogi Berra
nyy
30
Roy Sievers
wa1
29
Charlie Maxwell
det
28
Jim Lemon
wa1
27
Al Kaline
det
27
Hank Bauer
nyy
26
Ray Boone
det
25
Larry Doby
chw
24

  RBI
Mickey Mantle
nyy
130
Al Kaline
det
128
Vic Wertz
cle
106
Yogi Berra
nyy
105
Harry Simpson
kca
105
Larry Doby
chw
102
Jackie Jensen
bos
97
Jim Lemon
wa1
96
Roy Sievers
wa1
95
Bill Skowron
nyy
90

  SB
Luis Aparicio
chw
21
Jim Rivera
chw
20
Bobby Avila
cle
17
Minnie Minoso
chw
12
Tito Francona
bal
11
Jackie Jensen
bos
11
Mickey Mantle
nyy
10
Andy Carey
nyy
9
Al Pilarcik
kca
9
Harvey Kuenn
det
9

  CS
Jim Rivera
chw
9
Gil McDougald
nyy
8
Jim Piersall
bos
7
Gene Woodling
cle
6
Willy Miranda
bal
6
Bob Nieman
bal~chw
6
Andy Carey
nyy
6
Minnie Minoso
chw
6
Whitey Herzog
wa1
5
Pete Runnels
wa1
5

  BB
Eddie Yost
wa1
151
Mickey Mantle
nyy
112
Larry Doby
chw
102
Ted Williams
bos
102
Roy Sievers
wa1
100
Bob Nieman
bal~chw
90
Billy Klaus
bos
90
Jackie Jensen
bos
89
Minnie Minoso
chw
86
Al Smith
cle
84

  SO
Jim Lemon
wa1
138
Larry Doby
chw
105
Mickey Mantle
nyy
99
Roy Sievers
wa1
88
Vic Wertz
cle
87
Eddie Yost
wa1
82
Harry Simpson
kca
82
Ted Lepcio
bos
77
Jim Rivera
chw
75
Charlie Maxwell
det
74

  IBB
Ted Williams
bos
11
Roy Sievers
wa1
10
Vic Wertz
cle
10
Eddie Yost
wa1
9
Lou Berberet
wa1
9
Harry Simpson
kca
8
Ray Boone
det
8
Al Smith
cle
7
Yogi Berra
nyy
7
Red Wilson
det
7

  HBP
Minnie Minoso
chw
23
Sherm Lollar
chw
16
Nellie Fox
chw
10
Clint Courtney
wa1
9
Fred Hatfield
chw~det
9
Eddie Yost
wa1
8
Wayne Belardi
det
8
Al Smith
cle
8
Mickey Vernon
bos
7
Billy Gardner
bal
7

  SH
Luis Aparicio
chw
14
George Kell
bal~chw
14
Nellie Fox
chw
13
Eddie Yost
wa1
9
Jim Piersall
bos
9
Chico Carrasquel
cle
9
Billy Gardner
bal
8
Billy Martin
nyy
8
Hector Lopez
kca
8
Whitey Herzog
wa1
8

  SF
Jim Piersall
bos
12
Harvey Kuenn
det
8
Charlie Maxwell
det
8
Al Rosen
cle
7
Dave Philley
bal~chw
7
Vic Wertz
cle
7
Minnie Minoso
chw
7
Jim Rivera
chw
6
Al Smith
cle
6
Sherm Lollar
chw
6

  GDP
Jackie Jensen
bos
23
Gus Triandos
bal
21
Harry Simpson
kca
19
Jim Piersall
bos
19
Nellie Fox
chw
19
Sherm Lollar
chw
19
Bill Tuttle
det
18
Hal Smith
bal~kca
18
Sammy White
bos
18
Pete Runnels
wa1
18

  DOUBLEUP
Jim Rivera
chw
181
Mickey Mantle
nyy
162
Charlie Maxwell
det
116
Vic Power
kca
111
Gil McDougald
nyy
102
Billy Klaus
bos
87
Larry Doby
chw
87
Eddie Yost
wa1
84
Tito Francona
bal
83
Yogi Berra
nyy
74

  BBSO
Nellie Fox
chw
3.14
Ted Williams
bos
2.62
Yogi Berra
nyy
2.24
Minnie Minoso
chw
2.15
Billy Klaus
bos
2.09
Jackie Jensen
bos
2.07
Eddie Yost
wa1
1.84
Ray Boone
det
1.67
Harvey Kuenn
det
1.62
Sherm Lollar
chw
1.56

  ERA
Whitey Ford
nyy
2.47
Herb Score
cle
2.53
Early Wynn
cle
2.72
Bob Lemon
cle
3.03
Jack Harshman
chw
3.10
Frank Lary
det
3.15
Don Larsen
nyy
3.26
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
3.30
Billy Pierce
chw
3.32
Frank Sullivan
bos
3.42

  WHIP
Dick Donovan
chw
1.15
Early Wynn
cle
1.17
Herb Score
cle
1.17
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
1.17
Whitey Ford
nyy
1.20
Bob Lemon
cle
1.25
Connie Johnson
bal~chw
1.25
Jack Harshman
chw
1.26
Don Larsen
nyy
1.27
Tom Brewer
bos
1.28

  H9
Herb Score
cle
5.85
Don Larsen
nyy
6.66
Jack Harshman
chw
7.27
Tom Brewer
bos
7.37
Paul Foytack
det
7.42
Whitey Ford
nyy
7.46
Early Wynn
cle
7.55
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
7.62
Ray Moore
bal
7.83
Connie Johnson
bal~chw
8.08

  HR9
Bill Wight
bal
0.36
Tom Brewer
bos
0.52
Whitey Ford
nyy
0.52
Jack Harshman
chw
0.56
Ray Moore
bal
0.58
Connie Johnson
bal~chw
0.60
Frank Lary
det
0.61
Early Wynn
cle
0.62
Herb Score
cle
0.65
Johnny Kucks
nyy
0.76

  BB9
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
2.03
Dick Donovan
chw
2.26
Johnny Kucks
nyy
2.89
Early Wynn
cle
2.95
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
2.96
Frank Sullivan
bos
3.05
Bob Lemon
cle
3.14
Connie Johnson
bal~chw
3.17
Billy Pierce
chw
3.26
Whitey Ford
nyy
3.35

  SO9
Herb Score
cle
9.49
Camilo Pascual
wa1
7.73
Paul Foytack
det
6.47
Billy Pierce
chw
6.25
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
6.25
Connie Johnson
bal~chw
6.25
Billy Hoeft
det
6.24
Jack Harshman
chw
5.68
Whitey Ford
nyy
5.62
Mike Garcia
cle
5.42

  BBSO
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
0.47
Herb Score
cle
0.49
Dick Donovan
chw
0.49
Connie Johnson
bal~chw
0.51
Billy Pierce
chw
0.52
Camilo Pascual
wa1
0.55
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
0.56
Early Wynn
cle
0.58
Whitey Ford
nyy
0.60
Billy Hoeft
det
0.60

  WPCT
Whitey Ford
nyy
.760
Early Wynn
cle
.690
Billy Pierce
chw
.690
Herb Score
cle
.690
Don Larsen
nyy
.688
Tom Brewer
bos
.679
Johnny Kucks
nyy
.667
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
.667
Frank Sullivan
bos
.667
Ray Moore
bal
.632

  W
Frank Lary
det
21
Bob Lemon
cle
20
Early Wynn
cle
20
Billy Pierce
chw
20
Billy Hoeft
det
20
Herb Score
cle
20
Whitey Ford
nyy
19
Tom Brewer
bos
19
Johnny Kucks
nyy
18
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
16

  L
Art Ditmar
kca
22
Camilo Pascual
wa1
18
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
15
Bob Lemon
cle
14
Billy Hoeft
det
14
Jim Wilson
bal~chw
14
Paul Foytack
det
13
Troy Herriage
kca
13
Frank Lary
det
13
Bill Wight
bal
12

  G
George Zuverink
bal
62
Jack Crimian
kca
54
Tom Gorman
kca
52
Don Mossi
cle
48
Ike Delock
bos
48
Bobby Shantz
kca
45
Art Ditmar
kca
44
Paul Foytack
det
43
Bob Chakales
wa1
43
Al Aber
det
42

  GS
Frank Lary
det
38
Bob Lemon
cle
35
Early Wynn
cle
35
Billy Hoeft
det
34
Art Ditmar
kca
34
Billy Pierce
chw
33
Frank Sullivan
bos
33
Paul Foytack
det
33
Herb Score
cle
33
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
33

  CG
Bob Lemon
cle
21
Billy Pierce
chw
21
Frank Lary
det
20
Early Wynn
cle
18
Billy Hoeft
det
18
Whitey Ford
nyy
18
Herb Score
cle
16
Paul Foytack
det
16
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
15
Tom Brewer
bos
15

  SHO
Herb Score
cle
5
Tom Brewer
bos
4
Mike Garcia
cle
4
Jack Harshman
chw
4
Billy Hoeft
det
4
Early Wynn
cle
4
Frank Lary
det
3
Dick Donovan
chw
3
Johnny Kucks
nyy
3
Jim Wilson
bal~chw
3

  GF
George Zuverink
bal
40
Ike Delock
bos
28
Al Aber
det
28
Bobby Shantz
kca
26
Don Mossi
cle
24
Tom Gorman
kca
23
Tom Morgan
nyy
23
Bob Chakales
wa1
23
Ray Narleski
cle
21
Ellis Kinder
chw
19

  SV
George Zuverink
bal
16
Tom Morgan
nyy
11
Don Mossi
cle
11
Ike Delock
bos
9
Bobby Shantz
kca
9
Al Aber
det
7
Tommy Byrne
nyy
6
Tom Hurd
bos
5
Tom Sturdivant
nyy
5
Bob Grim
nyy
5

  IP
Frank Lary
det
294
Early Wynn
cle
277.2
Billy Pierce
chw
276.1
Paul Foytack
det
256
Bob Lemon
cle
255.1
Art Ditmar
kca
254.1
Herb Score
cle
249.1
Billy Hoeft
det
248
Tom Brewer
bos
244.1
Frank Sullivan
bos
242

  H
Frank Lary
det
289
Billy Hoeft
det
276
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
264
Billy Pierce
chw
261
Art Ditmar
kca
254
Frank Sullivan
bos
253
Early Wynn
cle
233
Bob Lemon
cle
230
Johnny Kucks
nyy
223
Mike Garcia
cle
213

  R
Art Ditmar
kca
141
Camilo Pascual
wa1
131
Billy Hoeft
det
127
Frank Lary
det
116
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
115
Paul Foytack
det
114
Johnny Kucks
nyy
113
Frank Sullivan
bos
112
Jim Wilson
bal~chw
109
Billy Pierce
chw
108

  ER
Art Ditmar
kca
125
Camilo Pascual
wa1
123
Billy Hoeft
det
112
Frank Lary
det
103
Paul Foytack
det
102
Billy Pierce
chw
102
Jim Wilson
bal~chw
99
Johnny Kucks
nyy
96
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
96
Tom Brewer
bos
95

  HR
Camilo Pascual
wa1
33
Art Ditmar
kca
30
Chuck Stobbs
wa1
29
Steve Gromek
det
25
Billy Pierce
chw
24
Paul Foytack
det
24
Tom Gorman
kca
23
Bob Lemon
cle
23
Pedro Ramos
wa1
23
Billy Hoeft
det
22

  BB
Paul Foytack
det
142
Herb Score
cle
129
Frank Lary
det
116
Tom Brewer
bos
112
Bob Wiesler
wa1
112
Art Ditmar
kca
108
Billy Hoeft
det
104
Bob Turley
nyy
103
Jack Harshman
chw
102
Billy Pierce
chw
100

  SO
Herb Score
cle
263
Billy Pierce
chw
192
Paul Foytack
det
184
Billy Hoeft
det
172
Frank Lary
det
165
Camilo Pascual
wa1
162
Early Wynn
cle
158
Jack Harshman
chw
143
Whitey Ford
nyy
141
Connie Johnson
bal~chw
136

  WP
Herb Score
cle
11
Paul Foytack
det
8
Billy Hoeft
det
7
Tom Lasorda
kca
7
Jack Harshman
chw
7
Camilo Pascual
wa1
7
Willard Nixon
bos
6
Hal Griggs
wa1
6
Billy Pierce
chw
6
Whitey Ford
nyy
6

  BK
Paul Foytack
det
3
Jim Wilson
bal~chw
2
Pedro Ramos
wa1
2
Hank Aguirre
cle
2
Johnny Kucks
nyy
1
Hal Brown
bal
1
Wally Burnette
kca
1
Jim Derrington
chw
1
Dick Donovan
chw
1
Bob Feller
cle
1
  


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