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1956 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-57 .630
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 857-631 + 226
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,491,784 2/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Turner
Assistant Coach: Bill Dickey
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8866.5719.0
8569.55212.0
8470.54513.0
8272.53215.0
6985.44828.0
5995.38338.0
52102.33845.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
9Hank BauerOF33 53996130
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18
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7
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26
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84425972237511.241.316.445761.204.317.2331.2220.7240612
7Mickey MantleOF24 533132188
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22
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5
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52
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1301011129926144.353.464.7051169.353.580.3520.8810.3376652
8Yogi BerraC31 52193155
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29
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2
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30
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10532652957158.298.378.534912.236.363.2680.4517.4278597
14Bill Skowron1B25 46478143
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21
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6
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23
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90445060632116.308.382.528910.220.328.3141.2020.2245523
1Billy Martin2B28 45876121
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24
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5
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9
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4973305630858.264.310.397707.133.207.2811.8750.9182504
12Gil McDougaldSS28 43879136
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13
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3
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13
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5638685931725.311.405.443848.132.276.3340.8733.7194518
6Andy Carey3B24 42254100
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18
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2
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7
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5096455324659.237.310.339649.102.216.2531.1860.3143480
32Elston HowardOF27 2903576
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8
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3
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5
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34012130162211.262.312.362674.100.169.2761.4358.0105316
15Joe CollinsOF-1B33 2623859
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7
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4331343312135.225.313.347660.122.260.2310.9737.491301
42Jerry Coleman2B-SS31 1831547
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5
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1
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01812123312615.257.305.295600.038.098.3112.75--54203
36Norm SiebernOF22 1622733
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4
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2111193800213.204.286.333619.130.247.2402.0040.554184
41Bob CervOF30 1151635
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6
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2501181300113.304.396.530926.226.374.3200.7238.361135
17Enos SlaughterOF40 831524
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04115600100.289.330.386716.096.157.3121.20--3289
18Don LarsenP26 791019
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5
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02
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120061700102.241.294.380674.139.215.2832.8339.53086
16Whitey FordP27 78917
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2
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0040091400500.218.299.244543.026.141.2661.56--1992
53Johnny KucksP22 77711
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0010072510600.143.224.156380.013.104.2123.57--1291
20Billy HunterSS28 75821
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011012400203.280.299.427726.147.160.2962.00--3279
47Tom SturdivantP26 64520
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05000700310.313.308.359667.047.047.345----2368
11Jerry LumpeSS23 621216
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0041151102101.258.313.306619.048.129.3142.20--1968
36Eddie Robinson1B35 54712
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05
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11015331000.222.323.519842.296.370.1520.6010.82862
23Tommy ByrneP36 52814
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3
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100021101201.269.296.500796.231.269.2895.5017.32656
22Mickey McDermottP27 52411
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001
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40081300104.212.317.269586.058.212.2631.6352.01461
10Phil RizzutoSS38 52612
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0006306600701.231.310.231541.000.173.2611.00--1265
19Bob TurleyP25 4658
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0030131600300.174.224.217441.043.087.2675.33--1052
25Irv NorenOF31 3748
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0060012702001.216.408.243651.027.351.2670.58--949
30Rip ColemanP24 2421
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00000011400200.042.080.042122.000.042.10014.00--127
40Tom Carroll3B19 17116
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0000101300000.353.389.353742.000.118.4293.00--618
55Bob GrimP26 1621
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0001004900100.063.250.063313.000.250.1432.25--121
28Tom MorganP26 1312
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0000001500300.154.214.154368.000.077.2505.00--217
39George WilsonOF30 1212
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0000003000000.167.333.167500.000.250.1670.00--215
29Charlie SilveraC31 902
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0000002300001.222.364.222586.000.222.3331.50--211
17Bobby Richardson2B20 711
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0000000100000.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
45Lou Skizas24 601
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0001000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
21Ralph TerryP20 601
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0000000100000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
21Jim KonstantyP39 2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
21Sonny DixonP31 1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
24Gerry StaleyP35 1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19345312857143319355190788513761575530408236102.270.343.434777.164.283.2821.2328.023066045
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Whitey Ford27 1962.47313018211225187706213841416001.207.450.523.355.621.68
53Johnny Kucks22 1893.86343112310224223113961972673101.328.960.762.892.690.93
18Don Larsen26 1153.2538206191179133726519961073001.276.650.954.805.351.11
47Tom Sturdivant26 1683.30321762115158134635815521102001.187.630.852.966.272.12
19Bob Turley25 845.0527215131132138767413103913101.839.410.897.026.200.88
23Tommy Byrne36 733.35378101861091085041972520001.648.840.745.894.250.72
30Rip Coleman24 353.68299009288974236642421001.589.920.614.304.301.00
22Mickey McDermott27 264.2423910110878546411047382001.528.791.034.863.930.81
55Bob Grim26 612.762661011574642723331481001.277.680.363.725.761.55
28Tom Morgan26 674.1841000231171744133227200001.429.380.253.422.540.74
21Ralph Terry20 129.693300001317151421180002.1511.771.387.625.540.73
21Jim Konstanty39 004.918000521115663660001.9112.272.454.914.911.00
21Sonny Dixon31 012.2530002145310510002.5011.250.0011.252.250.20
52Jim Coates23 0013.5020000021330401002.504.500.0018.000.000.00
24Gerry Staley35 00-1000000444001000------
Pitching Totals97573.63335154509104351382128563155711465273222201.408.370.744.254.771.12
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Yogi BerraC135732551115.9860.00
Elston HowardC2610814051.0000.00
Charlie SilveraC79110.9090.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Skowron1B120968807138.9930.00
Joe Collins1B43251300371.0000.00
Eddie Robinson1B1412160131.0000.00
Irv Noren1B141001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Martin2B1052412601084.9800.00
Jerry Coleman2B418994432.9790.00
Gil McDougald2B315777228.9850.00
Bobby Richardson2B5154021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Andy Carey3B1311142652126.9470.00
Jerry Coleman3B1891020.9050.00
Billy Martin3B16122853.8890.00
Tom Carroll3B1101222.8570.00
Gil McDougald3B551314.9470.00
Billy Hunter3B426021.0000.00
Bill Skowron3B21610.8750.00
Jerry Lumpe3B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gil McDougaldSS921772731477.9700.00
Billy HunterSS3249580201.0000.00
Phil RizzutoSS303154617.9340.00
Jerry ColemanSS244048314.9670.00
Jerry LumpeSS173255815.9160.00
Tom CarrollSS101011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank BauerOF1462421082.9690.00
Mickey MantleOF1443701043.9900.00
Elston HowardOF6597210.9900.00
Joe CollinsOF5195210.9900.00
Norm SiebernOF51100130.9710.00
Bob CervOF4459412.9840.00
Enos SlaughterOF20281001.0000.00
Irv NorenOF106110.8750.00
George WilsonOF63010.7500.00
Yogi BerraOF112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom MorganP417121825.9092.53
Don LarsenP38179132333.9231.81
Tommy ByrneP3710981814.9632.14
Johnny KucksP34224134055.9142.13
Tom SturdivantP32158111321.9231.37
Whitey FordP3122595716.9852.64
Rip ColemanP2988101420.9232.45
Bob TurleyP2713231812.9551.43
Bob GrimP26744812.9231.46
Mickey McDermottP2387213021.0001.55
Jim KonstantyP81110001.0000.82
Sonny DixonP3402001.0004.39
Ralph TerryP31301001.0000.69
Jim CoatesP2201001.0004.50
Gerry StaleyP100000.0000.00


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