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1956 Brooklyn DodgersSeason Roster
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Roy Campanella played for the 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDodgers
Location
Record93-61 (1st)League RankthMLB Rankth
BallparkEbbets Field
ManagerWalter AlstonGeneral ManagerBuzzie Bavasi
CoachesJoe Becker (Pitching Coach), Billy Herman (Assistant Coach), Jake Pitler (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance1,213,562 (Rank: 3rd)
Years Available1890-2018

Team History -- 1956 Statistics -- 1956 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1956 baseball season.

1956 Brooklyn Dodgers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
15Sandy AmorosOF5-7 170 L-L 1930-01-30 26Havana,Cuba MLB1952-19601952-1960      
34Bob Aspromonte3B6-2 185 R-R 1938-06-19 18Brooklyn,New York MLB1956-19711956-1971Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)    
46Don BessentP6-0 175 R-R 1931-03-13 25Jacksonville,Florida MLB1955-19581955-1958Lee (Jacksonville,FL)    
28Ralph BrancaP6-3 220 R-R 1926-01-06 30Mount Vernon,New York MLB1944-19561944-1956Davis (Mount Vernon,NY)New York U.    
39Roy CampanellaC5-8 200 R-R 1921-11-19 34Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1948-19571948-1957Gratz (Philadelphia,PA)    
9Gino CimoliOF6-2 200 R-R 1929-12-18 26San Francisco,California MLB1956-19651956-1965Galileo (San Francisco,CA)    
40Roger CraigP6-4 191 R-R 1930-02-17 26Durham,North Carolina MLB1955-19661955-1966   North Carolina St    
34Bob DarnellP5-10 175 R-R 1930-11-06 25Wewoka,Oklahoma MLB1954-19561954-1956      
27Don DemeterOF6-4 190 R-R 1935-06-25 21Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1956-19671956-1967Capitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)    
53Don DrysdaleP6-6 216 R-R 1936-07-23 19Van Nuys,California MLB1956-19691956-1969Van Nuys (Van Nuys,CA)    
17Carl ErskineP5-10 165 R-R 1926-12-13 29Anderson,Indiana MLB1948-19591948-1959Anderson (Anderson,IN)Anderson U.    
3Chico FernandezSS6-0 170 R-R 1932-03-02 24Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19631956-1963      
6Carl FurilloOF6-0 190 R-R 1922-03-08 34Stoney Creek Mill,Pennsylvania MLB1946-19601946-1960      
19Jim Gilliam2B-OF5-10 175 B-R 1928-10-17 27Nashville,Tennessee MLB1953-19661953-1966Pearl Cohn Comprehensive (Nashville,TN)    
14Gil Hodges1B6-1 200 R-R 1924-04-04 32Princeton,Indiana MLB1943-19631943-1963Petersburg (Petersburg,IN)Saint Joseph's Col    
54Dixie HowellC5-11 195 R-R 1920-04-24 36Louisville,Kentucky MLB1947-19561947-1956Male (Louisville,KY)    
18Jim HughesP6-1 200 R-R 1923-03-21 33Chicago,Illinois MLB1952-19571952-1957      
2Randy Jackson3B6-1 180 R-R 1926-02-10 30Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1950-19591950-1959      
32Sandy KoufaxP6-2 210 R-L 1935-12-30 20Brooklyn,New York MLB1955-19661955-1966Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)Cincinnati    
41Clem LabineP6-0 180 R-R 1926-08-06 29Lincoln,Rhode Island MLB1950-19621950-1962Woonsocket (Woonsocket,RI)    
16Ken LehmanP6-0 186 L-L 1928-06-10 28Seattle,Washington MLB1952-19611952-1961Lake Washington (Kirkland,WA)    
30Billy LoesP6-1 170 R-R 1929-12-13 26Long Island City,New York MLB1950-19611950-1961Bryant (Long Island City,NY)    
35Sal MaglieP6-2 180 R-R 1917-04-26 39Niagara Falls,New York MLB1945-19581945-1958   Niagara U.    
8Dale MitchellOF6-1 195 L-L 1921-08-23 34Colony,Oklahoma MLB1946-19561946-1956Cloud Chief (Cloud Chief,OK)Oklahoma    
43Charlie Neal2B5-10 165 R-R 1931-01-30 25Longview,Texas MLB1956-19631956-1963      
8,21Rocky Nelson1B5-11 178 L-L 1924-11-18 31Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1949-19611949-1961Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)    
36Don NewcombeP6-4 225 L-R 1926-06-14 30Madison,New Jersey MLB1949-19601949-1960Thomas Jefferson (Elizabeth,NJ)    
42Pee Wee ReeseSS5-9 175 R-R 1918-07-23 37Ekron,Kentucky MLB1940-19581940-1958DuPont Manual (Louisville,KY)    
37Jackie Robinson3B5-11 204 R-R 1919-01-31 37Cairo,Georgia MLB1947-19561947-1956Muir (Pasadena,CA)UCLA    
4Ed RoebuckP6-2 185 R-R 1931-07-03 24East Millsboro,Pennsylvania MLB1955-19661955-1966Brownsville Area (Brownsville,PA)    
28,49Duke SniderOF6-0 190 L-R 1926-09-19 29Los Angeles,California MLB1947-19641947-1964Compton (Compton,CA)    
10Chuck TempletonP6-3 210 R-L 1932-06-01 24Detroit,Michigan MLB1955-19561955-1956      
1Rube WalkerC6-1 185 L-R 1926-05-16 30Lenoir,North Carolina MLB1948-19581948-1958      
38Dick WilliamsOF-3B6-0 190 R-R 1929-05-07 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1951-19641951-1964Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)    
23Don ZimmerSS5-7 175 R-R 1931-01-17 25Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1954-19651954-1965Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)    
35 Players