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1956 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • The Player Register is a full listing of all players who played in at least one game during this season. Players may have 2 or more rows if they played on multiple teams.
  • Player Register
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Hank AaronMilwaukee BravesOF226-0180R-R-
    Tom AckerCincinnati RedsP266-4215R-R-
    Joe AdcockMilwaukee Braves1B-OF286-4220R-R-
    Tom AlstonSt. Louis Cardinals1B306-5210L-R-
    Sandy AmorosBrooklyn DodgersOF265-7170L-L-
    Johnny AntonelliNew York GiantsP266-0190L-L-
    Luis ArroyoPittsburgh PiratesP295-8190L-L-
    Richie AshburnPhiladelphia PhilliesOF295-10170L-R-
    Bob AspromonteBrooklyn Dodgers3B186-2185R-R-
    Toby AtwellPittsburgh PiratesC325-9185L-R-
      Milwaukee Braves                
    Ed BaileyCincinnati RedsC256-2205L-R-
    Gene BakerChicago Cubs2B-3B316-1170R-R-
    Bobby BalcenaCincinnati RedsOF305-7160R-L-
    Ernie BanksChicago Cubs1B-SS256-1180R-R-
    Matt BattsCincinnati RedsC345-11200R-R-
    Frank BaumholtzPhiladelphia PhilliesOF375-10175L-L-
    Gus BellCincinnati RedsOF276-2196L-R-
    Don BessentBrooklyn DodgersP256-0175R-R-
    Joe BlackCincinnati RedsP326-2220R-R-
    Don BlasingameSt. Louis Cardinals2B245-10165L-R-
    Bob BlaylockSt. Louis CardinalsP216-1185R-R-
    Marv BlaylockPhiladelphia Phillies1B266-1175L-L-
    Ed BoucheePhiladelphia Phillies1B236-1205L-L-
    Bob BowmanPhiladelphia PhilliesOF256-1195R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Ken BoyerSt. Louis Cardinals3B-1B256-2200R-R-
    Ralph BrancaBrooklyn DodgersP306-3220R-R-
    Jackie BrandtSt. Louis CardinalsOF225-11170R-R-
      New York Giants                
    Eddie BressoudNew York GiantsSS246-1175R-R-
    Rocky BridgesCincinnati RedsSS-2B285-8175R-R-
    John BriggsChicago CubsP225-10175R-R-
    Jim BrosnanChicago CubsP266-4210R-R-
    Bill BrutonMilwaukee BravesOF306-0169L-R-
    Bob BuhlMilwaukee BravesP276-2190R-R-
    Lew BurdetteMilwaukee BravesP296-2190R-R-
    Smoky BurgessCincinnati RedsC295-8187L-R-
    Mack BurkPhiladelphia PhilliesC216-4180R-R-
    Roy CampanellaBrooklyn DodgersC345-8200R-R-
    Foster CastlemanNew York Giants3B-SS256-0175R-R-
    Harry ChitiChicago CubsC236-3225R-R-
    Gino CimoliBrooklyn DodgersOF266-2200R-R-
    Roberto ClementePittsburgh PiratesOF215-11175R-R-
    Gil CoanNew York GiantsOF346-0180L-R-
    Dick ColePittsburgh PiratesSS-3B306-2175R-R-
    Jackie CollumSt. Louis CardinalsP295-7163L-L-
    Gene ConleyMilwaukee BravesP256-8225R-R-
    Jim ConstableNew York GiantsP236-1185B-L-
    Walker CooperSt. Louis CardinalsC416-3210R-R-
    Wes CovingtonMilwaukee BravesOF246-1205L-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Roger CraigBrooklyn DodgersP266-4191R-R-
    Del CrandallMilwaukee BravesC266-1195R-R-
    Ray CroneMilwaukee BravesP246-2185R-R-
    George CroweCincinnati Reds1B336-2212L-L-
    Joe CunninghamSt. Louis Cardinals1B246-1190L-L-
    Alvin DarkSt. Louis CardinalsSS-3B345-11185R-R-
      New York Giants                
    Bob DarnellBrooklyn DodgersP255-10175R-R-
    Jim DavisChicago CubsP316-0180B-L-
    Bobby Del GrecoPittsburgh PiratesOF235-11190R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Don DemeterBrooklyn DodgersOF216-4190R-R-
    Murry DicksonPhiladelphia PhilliesP395-10157R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Jack DittmerMilwaukee Braves2B286-1175L-R-
    Lino DonosoPittsburgh PiratesP335-11160L-L-
    Moe DrabowskyChicago CubsP206-2200R-R-
    Solly DrakeChicago CubsOF256-0170B-R-
    Don DrysdaleBrooklyn DodgersP196-6216R-R-
    Jim DyckCincinnati RedsOF-3B346-2205R-R-
    Bruce EdwardsCincinnati RedsC325-7194R-R-
    Del EnnisPhiladelphia PhilliesOF316-0195R-R-
    Carl ErskineBrooklyn DodgersP295-10165R-R-
    Roy FacePittsburgh PiratesP285-8155R-R-
    Jim FanningChicago CubsC285-11180R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Turk FarrellPhiladelphia PhilliesP226-4220R-R-
    Chico FernandezBrooklyn DodgersSS246-0170R-R-
    Curt FloodCincinnati RedsOF185-9165R-R-
    Ben FlowersPhiladelphia PhilliesP296-4195R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Hank FoilesPittsburgh PiratesC276-0195R-R-
    Dee FondyChicago Cubs1B316-3196L-L-
    Art FowlerCincinnati RedsP335-11180R-R-
    Joe FrazierCincinnati RedsOF336-0180L-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Hersh FreemanCincinnati RedsP276-3220R-R-
    Gene FreesePittsburgh Pirates3B225-11175R-R-
    Bob FriendPittsburgh PiratesP256-0190R-R-
    Owen FriendChicago Cubs2B296-1180R-R-
    Carl FurilloBrooklyn DodgersOF346-0190R-R-
    Bob GarberPittsburgh PiratesP276-1190R-R-
    Jim GilliamBrooklyn Dodgers2B-3B275-10175B-R-
    Ruben GomezNew York GiantsP286-0175R-R-
    Glen GorbousPhiladelphia PhilliesOF256-2175L-R-
    Alex GrammasCincinnati RedsSS-3B306-0178R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Jim GreengrassPhiladelphia PhilliesOF286-1200R-R-
    Marv GrissomNew York GiantsP386-3195R-R-
    Dick GroatPittsburgh PiratesSS25180R-R-
    Don GrossCincinnati RedsP255-11186L-L-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Warren HackerChicago CubsP316-1185R-R-
    Harvey HaddixPhiladelphia PhilliesP305-9170L-L-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Bill HallPittsburgh PiratesC275-11165L-R-
    Dick HallPittsburgh PiratesP256-6200R-R-
    Granny HamnerPhiladelphia PhilliesIF295-10163R-R-
    Chuck HarmonCincinnati Reds3B-OF326-2175R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Gail HarrisNew York Giants1B246-0195L-L-
    Grady HattonSt. Louis Cardinals3B335-9175L-R-
    Jim HearnNew York GiantsP356-3205R-R-
    Solly HemusPhiladelphia Phillies2B335-9175L-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Earl HershMilwaukee BravesOF246-0205L-L-
    Dave HillmanChicago CubsP285-11168R-R-
    Don HoakChicago Cubs3B286-0175R-R-
    Gil HodgesBrooklyn Dodgers1B326-1200R-R-
    Bobby HofmanNew York Giants2B-1B305-11175R-R-
    Dixie HowellBrooklyn DodgersC365-11195R-R-
    Jim HughesChicago CubsP336-1200R-R-
      Brooklyn Dodgers                
    Monte IrvinChicago CubsOF376-1195R-R-
    Ray JablonskiCincinnati Reds3B295-10183R-R-
    Larry JacksonSt. Louis CardinalsP256-2190R-R-
    Randy JacksonBrooklyn Dodgers3B306-1180R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Spook JacobsPittsburgh Pirates2B305-8155R-R-
    Larry JansenCincinnati RedsP356-2190R-R-
    Hal JeffcoatCincinnati RedsOF-P315-10185R-R-
    Ernie JohnsonMilwaukee BravesP326-4195R-R-
    Dave JollyMilwaukee BravesP316-0165R-R-
    Gordon JonesSt. Louis CardinalsP266-0190R-R-
    Sam JonesChicago CubsP306-4200R-R-
    Willie JonesPhiladelphia Phillies3B306-1192R-R-
    Don KaiserChicago CubsP216-5195R-R-
    Ray KattSt. Louis CardinalsC296-2200R-R-
      New York Giants                
    Ted KazanskiPhiladelphia Phillies2B-SS226-1175R-R-
    Frank KellertChicago Cubs1B316-2185R-R-
    Bill KennedyCincinnati RedsP356-2195L-L-
    Jerry KindallChicago Cubs2B-SS216-2175R-R-
    Ellis KinderSt. Louis CardinalsP416-0195R-R-
    Jim KingChicago CubsOF236-0185L-R-
    Nellie KingPittsburgh PiratesP286-6185R-R-
    Ron KlinePittsburgh PiratesP246-3205R-R-
    Johnny KlippsteinCincinnati RedsP286-1185R-R-
    Ted KluszewskiCincinnati Reds1B316-2225L-L-
    Jim KonstantySt. Louis CardinalsP396-1202R-R-
    Sandy KoufaxBrooklyn DodgersP206-2210R-L-
    Danny KravitzPittsburgh PiratesC255-11195L-R-
    Clem LabineBrooklyn DodgersP296-0180R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Hobie LandrithChicago CubsC265-10170L-R-
    Paul LaPalmeCincinnati RedsP325-10184L-L-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Vern LawPittsburgh PiratesP266-2195R-R-
    Brooks LawrenceCincinnati RedsP316-0205R-R-
    Ken LehmanBrooklyn DodgersP286-0186L-L-
    Bob LennonNew York GiantsOF276-0200L-L-
    Don LiddleSt. Louis CardinalsP315-10165L-L-
      New York Giants                
    Angelo LipetriPhiladelphia PhilliesP256-1180R-R-
    Dick LittlefieldPittsburgh PiratesP306-0180L-L-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
      New York Giants                
    Whitey LockmanSt. Louis Cardinals1B-OF296-1175L-R-
      New York Giants                
    Billy LoesBrooklyn DodgersP266-1170R-R-
    Johnny LoganMilwaukee BravesSS295-11175R-R-
    Dale LongPittsburgh Pirates1B306-4210L-L-
    Joe LonnettPhiladelphia PhilliesC295-10180R-R-
    Stan LopataPhiladelphia PhilliesC306-2210R-R-
    Turk LownChicago CubsP326-1185R-R-
    Jerry LynchPittsburgh PiratesOF256-1189L-R-
    Sal MaglieBrooklyn DodgersP396-2180R-R-
    Jim ManganNew York GiantsC265-10190R-R-
    Felix MantillaMilwaukee Braves2B-SS216-0160R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Joe MargoneriNew York GiantsP266-0185L-L-
    Eddie MathewsMilwaukee Braves3B246-1200L-R-
    Willie MaysNew York GiantsOF255-11180R-R-
    Bill MazeroskiPittsburgh Pirates2B195-11183R-R-
    Windy McCallNew York GiantsP306-0180L-L-
    Mike McCormickNew York GiantsP176-2195L-L-
    Clyde McCulloughChicago CubsC395-11180R-R-
    Lindy McDanielSt. Louis CardinalsP206-3195R-R-
    Jack McMahanPittsburgh PiratesP236-0175R-L-
    Roy McMillanCincinnati RedsSS265-11170R-R-
    Jack MeyerPhiladelphia PhilliesP246-1175R-R-
    Russ MeyerChicago CubsP326-1185B-R-
      Cincinnati Reds                
    Eddie MiksisChicago Cubs2B-OF296-0185R-R-
    Bob MillerPhiladelphia PhilliesP306-3190R-R-
    Stu MillerPhiladelphia PhilliesP285-11165R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Paul MinnerChicago CubsP326-5210L-L-
    Dale MitchellBrooklyn DodgersOF346-1195L-L-
    Vinegar Bend MizellSt. Louis CardinalsP256-3205R-L-
    Ramon MonzantNew York GiantsP236-0165R-R-
    Wally MoonSt. Louis CardinalsOF266-0175L-R-
    Bobby MorganPhiladelphia Phillies2B-SS305-9175R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Walt MorynChicago CubsOF306-2205L-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Don MuellerNew York GiantsOF296-0185L-R-
    Red MungerPittsburgh PiratesP376-2200R-R-
    Red MurffMilwaukee BravesP356-3195R-R-
    Stan MusialSt. Louis CardinalsOF-1B356-0175L-L-
    Richie MyersChicago CubsH265-6150R-R-
    Cholly NaranjoPittsburgh PiratesP215-11165L-R-
    Charlie NealBrooklyn Dodgers2B-SS255-10165R-R-
    Ron NegrayPhiladelphia PhilliesP266-1185R-R-
    Rocky NelsonSt. Louis Cardinals1B315-11178L-L-
      Brooklyn Dodgers                
    Don NewcombeBrooklyn DodgersP306-4225L-R-
    Chet NicholsMilwaukee BravesP25195B-L-
    Joe NuxhallCincinnati RedsP276-3219L-L-
    Eddie O'BrienPittsburgh PiratesSS-OF255-9165R-R-
    Johnny O'BrienPittsburgh Pirates2B255-9170R-R-
    Danny O'ConnellMilwaukee Braves2B-3B296-0180R-R-
    Jim OwensPhiladelphia PhilliesP225-11190R-R-
    Andy PafkoMilwaukee BravesOF356-0190R-R-
    Phil PaineMilwaukee BravesP266-2181R-R-
    Stan PalysCincinnati RedsOF266-2190R-R-
    Charlie PeeteSt. Louis CardinalsOF275-9190L-R-
    Jim PendletonMilwaukee BravesOF326-0185R-R-
    Laurin PepperPittsburgh PiratesP255-11190R-R-
    Taylor PhillipsMilwaukee BravesP235-11185L-L-
    George PiktuzisChicago CubsP246-2200R-L-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Duane PillettePhiladelphia PhilliesP336-3205R-R-
    Tom PoholskySt. Louis CardinalsP266-3205R-R-
    Howie PolletPittsburgh PiratesP356-1175L-L-
    Wally PostCincinnati RedsOF266-1203R-R-
    John PowersPittsburgh PiratesOF266-0190L-R-
    Bob PurkeyPittsburgh PiratesP266-2195R-R-
    Pee Wee ReeseBrooklyn DodgersSS375-9175R-R-
    Rip RepulskiSt. Louis CardinalsOF286-0195R-R-
    Dusty RhodesNew York GiantsOF296-0180L-R-
    Del RiceMilwaukee BravesC336-2190R-R-
    Steve RidzikNew York GiantsP275-11170R-R-
    Curt RobertsPittsburgh Pirates2B265-8165R-R-
    Robin RobertsPhiladelphia PhilliesP296-0190B-R-
    Frank RobinsonCincinnati RedsOF206-1195R-R-
    Humberto RobinsonMilwaukee BravesP266-1155R-R-
    Jackie RobinsonBrooklyn Dodgers2B-3B375-11204R-R-
    Ed RoebuckBrooklyn DodgersP246-2185R-R-
    Saul RogovinPhiladelphia PhilliesP326-2205R-R-
    Bob RoselliMilwaukee BravesC245-11185R-R-
    Bob RossPhiladelphia PhilliesP276-0165R-L-
    Bob RushChicago CubsP306-4205R-R-
    Jack SanfordPhiladelphia PhilliesP276-0190R-R-
    Bill SarniSt. Louis CardinalsC285-11187R-R-
      New York Giants                
    Hank SauerSt. Louis CardinalsOF396-4199R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Pat ScantleburyCincinnati RedsP386-1180L-L-
    Willard SchmidtSt. Louis CardinalsP286-1187R-R-
    Red SchoendienstSt. Louis Cardinals2B336-0170B-R-
      New York Giants                
    Dick SchofieldSt. Louis CardinalsSS-2B215-9165B-R-
    Art SchultCincinnati Reds1B-OF286-4220R-R-
    Andy SeminickPhiladelphia PhilliesC355-11187R-R-
    Jack ShepardPittsburgh PiratesC246-2195R-R-
    Curt SimmonsPhiladelphia PhilliesP276-0187L-L-
    Bob SkinnerPittsburgh PiratesOF246-4190L-R-
    Lou SleaterMilwaukee BravesP295-10185L-L-
    Roy SmalleyPhiladelphia PhilliesSS306-3190R-R-
    Frank SmithCincinnati RedsP286-3200R-R-
    Hal SmithSt. Louis CardinalsC255-11189R-R-
    Duke SniderBrooklyn DodgersOF296-0190L-R-
    Warren SpahnMilwaukee BravesP356-0175L-L-
    Daryl SpencerNew York GiantsSS-2B266-2190R-R-
    Max SurkontPittsburgh PiratesP346-0205R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
      New York Giants                
    Red SwansonPittsburgh PiratesP196-1175R-R-
    Chuck TannerMilwaukee BravesOF266-0185L-L-
    El TappeChicago CubsC295-11180R-R-
    Bill TaylorNew York GiantsOF266-3212L-R-
    Johnny TempleCincinnati Reds2B285-11175R-R-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Chuck TempletonBrooklyn DodgersP246-3210R-L-
    Wayne TerwilligerNew York Giants2B315-11170R-R-
    Frank ThomasPittsburgh PiratesOF-3B276-3205R-R-
    Hank ThompsonNew York Giants3B305-9174L-R-
    Bobby ThomsonMilwaukee BravesOF326-2185R-R-
    Bob ThurmanCincinnati RedsOF396-1205L-L-
    Frank TorreMilwaukee Braves1B246-3205L-L-
    Bill TremelChicago CubsP265-11180R-R-
    Bob TrowbridgeMilwaukee BravesP266-1190R-R-
    Vito ValentinettiChicago CubsP276-0195R-R-
    Elmer ValoPhiladelphia PhilliesOF355-11190L-R-
    Bill VirdonPittsburgh PiratesOF256-0175L-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Ozzie VirgilNew York Giants3B236-1195R-R-
    Gale WadeChicago CubsOF276-1185L-R-
    Rube WalkerBrooklyn DodgersC306-1185L-R-
    Lee WallsPittsburgh PiratesOF236-3205R-R-
    Preston WardPittsburgh Pirates1B-OF286-3198L-R-
    Fred WatersPittsburgh PiratesP295-11185L-L-
    Herm WehmeierPhiladelphia PhilliesP296-2200R-R-
      St. Louis Cardinals                
    Wally WestlakePhiladelphia PhilliesOF356-0186R-R-
    Wes WestrumNew York GiantsC335-11185R-R-
    Pete WhisenantChicago CubsOF266-2200R-R-
    Bill WhiteNew York Giants1B226-0195L-L-
    PlayerTeamPosAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceDraft
    Hoyt WilhelmNew York GiantsP326-0195R-R-
    Dick WilliamsBrooklyn DodgersOF-3B276-0190R-R-
    George WilsonNew York GiantsOF306-1185L-R-
    Ed WinceniakChicago Cubs3B-SS275-9165R-R-
    Al WorthingtonNew York GiantsP276-2205R-R-
    Roy WrightNew York GiantsP226-2170R-R-
    Don ZimmerBrooklyn Dodgers3B-2B255-7175R-R-


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