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1956 Brooklyn Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-61 .604
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 720-601 + 119
Manager(s): Walter Alston
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location:
Ballpark: Ebbets Field
Attendance: 1,213,562 3/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Billy Herman
Assistant Coach: Jake Pitler
Pitching Coach: Joe Becker
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
9262.5971.0
9163.5912.0
7678.49417.0
7183.46122.0
6787.43526.0
6688.42927.0
6094.39033.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Jim Gilliam2B-OF27594102178
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8
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43219953946625.300.399.396795.096.276.3120.4199.0235701
42Pee Wee ReeseSS3757285147
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2
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9
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4613456691115414.257.322.344666.087.201.2771.2363.6197648
14Gil Hodges1B3255086146
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29
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4
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32
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873376910105216.265.354.507861.242.380.2661.2017.2279633
28,49Duke SniderOF29542112158
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2
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43
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10133991011266416.292.399.598997.306.489.2861.0212.6324652
6Carl FurilloOF3452366151
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30
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021
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831157411152427.289.357.467824.178.287.2800.7224.9244587
39Roy CampanellaC343883985
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1
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20
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731066611154220.219.333.394727.175.348.2100.9219.4153461
37Jackie Robinson3B373576198
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2
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10
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43125603232929.275.382.412794.137.325.2780.5335.7147431
2Randy Jackson3B303073784
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53212838234513.274.333.446779.173.267.2861.3638.4137346
15Sandy AmorosOF262925376
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8
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5834595116814.260.385.517902.257.455.2650.8618.3151361
1Rube WalkerC30146531
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200171802123.212.245.329574.116.158.2202.5748.748156
43Charlie Neal2B251362239
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1422141901002.287.353.382735.096.199.3221.3668.052150
36Don NewcombeP301111326
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1610121810314.234.312.342654.108.225.2611.5055.538128
8,21Rocky Nelson1B3196720
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150041001022.208.235.354589.146.188.1902.5024.034102
35Sal MaglieP397019
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00020012900201.129.141.129270.000.014.22029.00--973
17Carl ErskineP296618
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000000800501.121.121.136257.015.015.138----971
3Chico FernandezSS24661115
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92331001402.227.261.303564.076.106.2553.3366.02073
40Roger CraigP266111
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00010063300510.016.103.016119.000.098.0345.50--173
9Gino CimoliOF263634
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004101801101.111.135.139274.028.083.1438.00--538
53Don DrysdaleP192645
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1001800201.192.222.346568.154.192.2358.0026.0929
8Dale MitchellOF342437
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001000300002.292.292.333625.042.042.333----824
41Clem LabineP292302
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00010011410001.087.160.087247.000.043.22214.00--225
23Don ZimmerSS252046
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002010710001.300.333.350683.050.000.462----721
46Don BessentP251802
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0001000500111.111.105.111216.000.000.143----220
4Ed RoebuckP241836
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001000400100.333.333.444777.111.111.429----819
32Sandy KoufaxP201702
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00000021200000.118.211.118329.000.118.4006.00--219
54Dixie HowellC361303
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001001301110.231.267.385652.154.231.2733.00--516
16Ken LehmanP281003
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003000000000.300.300.400700.100.100.300----410
38Dick Williams27702
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0000000100000.286.286.286572.000.000.333----27
27Don DemeterOF21311
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1000100000.333.3331.33316661.0001.000.000--3.043
10Chuck TempletonP243000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
18Jim HughesP332000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
34Bob Aspromonte181000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals18855098720131521236179680653764973817918634146.258.340.419759.161.294.2701.1428.521365867
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Don Newcombe302773.063836185202682191019133461394000.997.351.111.544.673.02
40Roger Craig2612113.7135328221199169908225871097101.297.641.133.934.931.25
35Sal Maglie391352.8728269300191154656121521081001.087.260.992.455.092.08
17Carl Erskine2913114.263128812018618992882557956001.329.151.212.764.601.67
41Clem Labine291063.3462310471911511148431139755001.298.610.853.035.821.92
53Don Drysdale19552.642512206099953529931553001.278.640.822.825.001.77
4Ed Roebuck24543.94430001618983493915296010001.268.391.522.936.072.07
46Don Bessent25432.513800021979632322531524001.197.180.573.535.921.68
32Sandy Koufax20244.8816100010586637321029301201.6110.071.534.424.581.03
16Ken Lehman28235.692540050496535311123291001.8011.942.024.225.331.26
10Chuck Templeton24016.756200201620131221080001.8811.251.135.634.500.80
18Jim Hughes33005.255000201210773480001.177.502.253.006.002.00
28Ralph Branca30000.0010001021000220001.504.500.009.009.001.00
30Billy Loes260154.0011000015661120006.0045.009.009.0018.002.00
34Bob Darnell25000.0010001011000000001.009.000.000.000.00--
Pitching Totals93613.573551544611108301369125160154317144177242301.248.221.122.905.081.75


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