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1956 BROOKLYN DODGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Brooklyn,NY
Team Record:  93-61   .604
Result:   1st in National League
Manager(s):  Walter Alston
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Ebbets Field
Attendance:  1,213,562
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Yankees)

Brooklyn Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Sal Maglie (39)
Youngest Player:  Bob Aspromonte (18)
Longest Tenure:  Pee Wee Reese (14)
Top Hitter:  Duke Snider (1)
Top Pitcher:  Don Newcombe (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  80.70%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9361.604--
Milwaukee9262.5971.0
Cincinnati9163.5912.0
St. Louis7678.49417.0
Philadelphia7183.46122.0
NY Giants6787.43526.0
Pittsburgh6688.42927.0
Chi Cubs6094.39033.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBRO PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-04-17vs PHI1L  6-8-24,236 Don NewcombeRobin RobertsRobin RobertsDon Newcombe 68-2
1956-04-19vs PHI2W  5-4-12,214 Carl ErskineMurry DicksonClem LabineMurry Dickson 1112-1
1956-04-20@ PIT3W  5-0-23,357Roger CraigDick HallRoger CraigDick Hall 16124
1956-04-21@ PIT4L  1-3-8,603Ken LehmanBob FriendBob FriendKen Lehman 17152
1956-04-22@ PIT5W  4-1-15,264Don NewcombeVern LawDon NewcombeVern Law 21165
1956-04-23@ PHI6W  6-1-12,690Don DrysdaleMurry DicksonDon DrysdaleMurry Dickson 271710
1956-04-25@ NY17W  7-2-23,673Carl ErskineJim HearnCarl ErskineJim Hearn 341915
1956-04-27vs PIT8W  7-2-7,056 Roger CraigRon KlineRoger CraigRon Kline 412120
1956-04-28vs PIT9W  5-2-7,806 Don NewcombeDick HallDon NewcombeDick Hall 462323
1956-04-29vs PIT10L  1-10-0 Don DrysdaleBob FriendBob FriendDon Drysdale 473314
1956-04-29vs PIT11L  3-11-22,609 Billy LoesVern LawNellie KingBilly Loes 50446
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBRO PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-05-01@ CIN12L  1-3-13,064Carl ErskineJohnny KlippsteinJohnny KlippsteinCarl Erskine 51474
1956-05-02@ CIN13L  6-10-11,797Roger CraigBrooks LawrenceJoe BlackRoger CraigHersh Freeman57570
1956-05-03@ SLN14W  7-3-14,734Don NewcombeBen FlowersDon NewcombeBen FlowersClem Labine64604
1956-05-04@ SLN15L  3-10-15,566Chuck TempletonWillard SchmidtWillard SchmidtChuck TempletonEllis Kinder6770-3
1956-05-05@ SLN16L  1-4-14,814Roger CraigTom PoholskyTom PoholskyRoger Craig 6874-6
1956-05-07@ MLN17L  1-3-17,166Carl ErskineBob BuhlBob BuhlCarl Erskine 6977-8
1956-05-08@ CHN18W  6-0-5,608Don NewcombeWarren HackerDon NewcombeWarren Hacker 7577-2
1956-05-11vs NY119W  8-4-24,431 Roger CraigRuben GomezRoger CraigRuben Gomez 83812
1956-05-12vs NY120W  3-0-17,395 Carl ErskineAl WorthingtonCarl ErskineAl Worthington 86815
1956-05-13vs NY121W  6-4-19,309 Don NewcombeJim HearnDon NewcombeJim HearnClem Labine92857
1956-05-15vs SLN22W  7-5-15,788 Chuck TempletonTom PoholskyClem LabineTom Poholsky 99909
1956-05-16vs SLN23W  5-3-22,071 Roger CraigHerm WehmeierKen LehmanHerm WehmeierClem Labine1049311
1956-05-18vs CIN24L  6-7-10,520 Carl ErskineBrooks LawrenceBrooks LawrenceEd RoebuckHersh Freeman11010010
1956-05-19vs CIN25L  5-10-0 Don NewcombeJohnny KlippsteinJohnny KlippsteinDon NewcombeHersh Freeman1151105
1956-05-20vs CHN26W  5-3-21,214 Don DrysdaleJim BrosnanClem LabineJim Brosnan 1201137
1956-05-20vs CHN27W  5-3-21,214 Ken LehmanBob RushDon NewcombeTurk Lown 1251169
1956-05-22vs MLN28L  3-7-18,604 Carl ErskineBob BuhlBob BuhlCarl ErskineDave Jolly1281235
1956-05-24@ PHI29L  4-6-16,432Don DrysdaleRobin RobertsRobin RobertsDon Drysdale 1321293
1956-05-25@ NY130L  5-6-34,634Don NewcombeJohnny AntonelliRuben GomezDon Newcombe 1371352
1956-05-26@ NY131W  6-0-23,867Roger CraigJim HearnRoger CraigJim Hearn 1431358
1956-05-28@ PIT32L  2-3-32,221Carl ErskineBob FriendBob FriendCarl Erskine 1451387
1956-05-29@ PIT33W  10-1-11,935Don NewcombeRon KlineDon NewcombeRon Kline 15513916
1956-05-30@ PHI34W  6-5-0Sal MaglieRobin RobertsEd RoebuckRobin RobertsClem Labine16114417
1956-05-30@ PHI35L  3-12-35,942Don DrysdaleSaul RogovinSaul RogovinDon Drysdale 1641568
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBRO PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-06-01@ CHN36L  2-4-0Roger CraigJim BrosnanSam JonesEd Roebuck 1661606
1956-06-02@ CHN37L  1-8-20,751Carl ErskineDon KaiserDon KaiserCarl Erskine 167168-1
1956-06-02@ CHN38L  4-5-20,751Don NewcombeBob RushBob RushDon NewcombeTurk Lown171173-2
1956-06-03@ CHN39W  4-3-21,930Sandy KoufaxRuss MeyerSandy KoufaxRuss MeyerClem Labine175176-1
1956-06-04@ MLN40W  3-0-29,788Sal MaglieLew BurdetteSal MaglieLew Burdette 1781762
1956-06-05@ MLN41W  6-1-30,888Roger CraigWarren SpahnRoger CraigWarren Spahn 1841777
1956-06-06@ MLN42W  5-2-35,283Don NewcombeGene ConleyDon NewcombeGene Conley 18917910
1956-06-07@ MLN43L  1-4-23,157Carl ErskineBob BuhlBob BuhlCarl Erskine 1901837
1956-06-08@ CIN44L  4-6-26,664Sandy KoufaxJohnny KlippsteinJohnny KlippsteinClem Labine 1941895
1956-06-09@ CIN45W  8-5-12,100Sal MaglieArt FowlerClem LabineHersh Freeman 2021948
1956-06-10@ CIN46W  8-6-27,319Roger CraigBrooks LawrenceEd RoebuckPaul LaPalme 21020010
1956-06-11@ SLN47W  8-6-26,075Don NewcombeTom PoholskyDon NewcombeTom PoholskyClem Labine21820612
1956-06-12@ SLN48W  6-4-21,683Sandy KoufaxMurry DicksonCarl ErskineMurry DicksonClem Labine22421014
1956-06-15vs MLN49W  5-4-26,784 Sal MaglieLew BurdetteEd RoebuckLou Sleater 22921415
1956-06-16vs MLN50W  3-2-11,230 Roger CraigGene ConleyClem LabineErnie Johnson 23221616
1956-06-17vs MLN51L  4-5-35,394 Carl ErskineBob BuhlBob BuhlEd RoebuckErnie Johnson23622115
1956-06-17vs MLN52L  1-3-35,394 Don NewcombeRay CroneRay CroneDon Newcombe 23722413
1956-06-19vs SLN53L  0-6-17,921 Sandy KoufaxMurry DicksonMurry DicksonSandy Koufax 2372307
1956-06-20vs SLN54W  4-2-8,607 Roger CraigVinegar Bend MizellRoger CraigVinegar Bend MizellClem Labine2412329
1956-06-21vs SLN55W  9-8-11,730 Don NewcombeHerm WehmeierKen LehmanMurry Dickson 25024010
1956-06-22vs CIN56L  0-6-20,674 Sal MaglieBrooks LawrenceBrooks LawrenceSal Maglie 2502464
1956-06-23vs CIN57W  7-6-10,944 Sandy KoufaxHal JeffcoatClem LabineHersh Freeman 2572525
1956-06-24vs CIN58L  6-10-27,079 Roger CraigJohnny KlippsteinJoe BlackEd Roebuck 2632621
1956-06-24vs CIN59L  1-2-27,079 Don DrysdaleJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallClem Labine 2642640
1956-06-25vs CHN60W  3-2-20,602 Carl ErskineDon KaiserCarl ErskineDon KaiserClem Labine2672661
1956-06-26vs CHN61W  10-5-12,362 Sal MaglieJim DavisSal MaglieJim Davis 2772716
1956-06-27vs CHN62W  6-2-0 Roger CraigWarren HackerRoger CraigWarren HackerDon Bessent28327310
1956-06-28@ NY163L  3-6-20,202Ken LehmanAl WorthingtonMarv GrissomDon Bessent 2862797
1956-06-29vs PHI64W  6-5-12,229 Don DrysdaleStu MillerClem LabineJack Meyer 2922848
1956-06-30vs PHI65W  10-7-0 Carl ErskineRobin RobertsCarl ErskineRobin RobertsClem Labine30229111
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBRO PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-07-01vs PHI66L  4-7-18,299 Sal MaglieJim OwensStu MillerClem LabineJack Meyer3062988
1956-07-01vs PHI67W  4-1-18,299 Roger CraigSaul RogovinRoger CraigSaul Rogovin 31029911
1956-07-02vs NY168L  2-5-22,035 Ken LehmanAl WorthingtonAl WorthingtonKen LehmanHoyt Wilhelm3123048
1956-07-04@ NY169W  15-2-0Don NewcombeRuben GomezDon NewcombeRuben GomezEd Roebuck32730621
1956-07-04@ NY170W  6-1-44,859Don DrysdaleJim HearnDon DrysdaleJim HearnClem Labine33330726
1956-07-06@ PHI71W  2-1-19,372Carl ErskineRobin RobertsCarl ErskineRobin Roberts 33530827
1956-07-07@ PHI72L  3-6-26,575Roger CraigSaul RogovinSaul RogovinRoger CraigBob Miller33831424
1956-07-08@ PHI73W  9-2-0Don NewcombeStu MillerDon NewcombeStu Miller 34731631
1956-07-08@ PHI74L  2-3-26,417Sal MaglieRon NegrayJack MeyerSal Maglie 34931930
1956-07-12@ MLN75L  0-2-41,118Roger CraigBob BuhlBob BuhlRoger Craig 34932128
1956-07-13@ MLN76L  6-8-40,169Don NewcombeRay CroneErnie JohnsonClem Labine 35532926
1956-07-13@ MLN77L  5-6-40,169Carl ErskineLew BurdetteLew BurdetteKen Lehman 36033525
1956-07-14@ MLN78L  2-3-39,105Sal MaglieGene ConleyErnie JohnsonDon Bessent 36233824
1956-07-15@ CHN79W  10-8-36,336Don NewcombeJim BrosnanDon NewcombeJim HughesClem Labine37234626
1956-07-16@ CHN80W  4-1-19,425Roger CraigSam JonesRoger CraigSam Jones 37634729
1956-07-17@ CIN81L  3-4-20,540Sandy KoufaxBrooks LawrenceBrooks LawrenceSandy Koufax 37935128
1956-07-18@ CIN82W  6-3-24,373Carl ErskineJohnny KlippsteinCarl ErskineJohnny KlippsteinClem Labine38535431
1956-07-19@ CIN83L  2-7-20,958Sal MaglieHal JeffcoatHal JeffcoatSal MaglieJohnny Klippstein38736126
1956-07-20@ SLN84W  4-1-26,290Don NewcombeTom PoholskyDon NewcombeTom Poholsky 39136229
1956-07-21@ SLN85L  6-13-21,878Roger CraigMurry DicksonHerm WehmeierRoger Craig 39737522
1956-07-22@ SLN86W  5-3-32,750Carl ErskineBob BlaylockCarl ErskineBob Blaylock 40237824
1956-07-22@ SLN87W  4-3-32,750Sandy KoufaxWillard SchmidtSandy KoufaxWillard SchmidtDon Bessent40638125
1956-07-24vs CIN88W  10-5-22,239 Sal MaglieJohnny KlippsteinSal MaglieJohnny Klippstein 41638630
1956-07-25vs CIN89W  2-1-23,454 Don NewcombeBrooks LawrenceDon NewcombeBrooks Lawrence 41838731
1956-07-26vs CIN90W  5-3-14,824 Roger CraigTom AckerRoger CraigTom Acker 42339033
1956-07-27vs CHN91W  4-3-11,834 Carl ErskineDon KaiserCarl ErskineTurk Lown 42739334
1956-07-28vs CHN92W  6-3-8,503 Sal MaglieJim HughesSal MaglieJim Hughes 43339637
1956-07-29vs CHN93W  1-0-21,793 Don NewcombeJim DavisDon NewcombeJim Davis 43439638
1956-07-29vs CHN94L  2-4-21,793 Sandy KoufaxBob RushBob RushSandy KoufaxTurk Lown43640036
1956-07-30vs MLN95L  6-8-24,744 Roger CraigBob BuhlBob BuhlRoger CraigErnie Johnson44240834
1956-07-31vs MLN96W  3-2-26,141 Carl ErskineGene ConleyClem LabineDave Jolly 44541035
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBRO PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-08-01vs MLN97W  2-1-29,593 Sal MaglieLew BurdetteClem LabineLew BurdetteRoger Craig44741136
1956-08-02vs MLN98W  3-0-0 Don NewcombeRay CroneDon NewcombeRay Crone 45041139
1956-08-03vs SLN99L  8-11-17,029 Roger CraigTom PoholskyJackie CollumClem Labine 45842236
1956-08-04vs SLN100W  12-4-12,952 Carl ErskineBob BlaylockCarl ErskineBob Blaylock 47042644
1956-08-05vs SLN101W  7-0-16,350 Sal MaglieMurry DicksonSal MaglieMurry Dickson 47742651
1956-08-05vs SLN102W  5-3-16,350 Sandy KoufaxWillard SchmidtEd RoebuckWillard Schmidt 48242953
1956-08-07vs PIT103W  3-0-17,504 Don NewcombeVern LawDon NewcombeVern Law 48542956
1956-08-08@ PIT104L  5-8-18,612Roger CraigRed MungerRed MungerRoger CraigRon Kline49043753
1956-08-09@ PIT105W  7-3-7,486Carl ErskineDick HallEd RoebuckDick Hall 49744057
1956-08-10vs PHI106L  2-3-16,025 Sal MaglieJack MeyerJack MeyerSal MaglieHarvey Haddix49944356
1956-08-11vs PHI107W  5-2-0 Don NewcombeBob MillerDon NewcombeBob Miller 50444559
1956-08-12vs PHI108W  7-3-17,076 Roger CraigRobin RobertsRoger CraigRobin RobertsClem Labine51144863
1956-08-14vs NY1109L  1-3-18,567 Sal MaglieJim HearnJim HearnClem LabineMarv Grissom51245161
1956-08-15vs NY1110L  0-1-26,385 Don NewcombeJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliDon Newcombe 51245260
1956-08-16vs NY1111W  10-9-18,978 Carl ErskineRuben GomezDon DrysdaleDick Littlefield 52246161
1956-08-17@ PHI112L  2-3-25,005Roger CraigBob MillerRon NegrayRoger Craig 52446460
1956-08-18@ PHI113W  9-2-30,168Sal MaglieHarvey HaddixSal MaglieHarvey Haddix 53346667
1956-08-19@ PHI114W  3-2-22,891Don NewcombeCurt SimmonsDon NewcombeCurt SimmonsClem Labine53646868
1956-08-21@ SLN115W  2-1-22,429Carl ErskineHerm WehmeierCarl ErskineHerm WehmeierDon Bessent53846969
1956-08-22@ SLN116W  5-3-20,774Roger CraigTom PoholskyRoger CraigTom PoholskyClem Labine54347271
1956-08-23@ CIN117W  6-5-21,054Don NewcombeJohnny KlippsteinDon NewcombeJohnny Klippstein 54947772
1956-08-24@ CIN118W  6-4-26,688Sal MaglieLarry JansenSal MaglieLarry JansenDon Bessent55548174
1956-08-25@ CIN119L  2-5-15,296Carl ErskineHal JeffcoatHal JeffcoatCarl Erskine 55748671
1956-08-26@ MLN120L  2-6-43,868Roger CraigBob BuhlBob BuhlRoger Craig 55949267
1956-08-27@ MLN121W  6-3-42,290Don NewcombeGene ConleyDon BessentGene Conley 56549570
1956-08-28@ CHN122W  6-4-19,277Sal MaglieMoe DrabowskyDon NewcombeTurk Lown 57149972
1956-08-28@ CHN123L  3-4-19,277Don DrysdaleJim BrosnanVito ValentinettiDon Drysdale 57450371
1956-08-29@ CHN124W  11-4-8,243Carl ErskineDon KaiserCarl ErskineDon Kaiser 58550778
1956-08-30@ CHN125L  3-4-8,643Roger CraigJim DavisTurk LownDon Bessent 58851177
1956-08-31@ NY1126W  7-3-31,453Don NewcombeSteve RidzikDon NewcombeSteve Ridzik 59551481
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBRO PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-09-01@ NY1127W  5-3-16,523Don DrysdaleMarv GrissomDon DrysdaleHoyt WilhelmClem Labine60051783
1956-09-01@ NY1128W  5-0-14,154Sal MaglieMax SurkontSal MaglieMax SurkontDon Bessent60551788
1956-09-02@ NY1129L  1-2-0Carl ErskineJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliCarl Erskine 60651987
1956-09-02@ NY1130L  1-4-32,097Sandy KoufaxAl WorthingtonAl WorthingtonSandy KoufaxDick Littlefield60752384
1956-09-03vs PIT131W  4-3-29,045 Roger CraigBob FriendDon BessentBob Friend 61152685
1956-09-03vs PIT132L  2-3-29,045 Don DrysdaleRed MungerRoy FaceDon DrysdaleBob Friend61352984
1956-09-05vs PIT133W  4-3-10,332 Sal MaglieRon KlineSal MaglieRon KlineDon Bessent61753285
1956-09-07vs NY1134L  2-6-0 Carl ErskineJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliCarl Erskine 61953881
1956-09-07vs NY1135W  3-1-28,970 Don NewcombeAl WorthingtonDon NewcombeDick Littlefield 62253983
1956-09-08vs NY1136W  4-3-16,893 Roger CraigMarv GrissomDon BessentHoyt Wilhelm 62654284
1956-09-09vs NY1137W  6-1-23,170 Don DrysdaleMax SurkontDon DrysdaleMax Surkont 63254389
1956-09-11vs MLN138W  4-2-33,384 Sal MaglieBob BuhlSal MaglieBob Buhl 63654591
1956-09-12vs MLN139L  7-8-22,327 Don NewcombeLew BurdetteBob BuhlRoger CraigRay Crone64355390
1956-09-14vs CHN140W  4-2-9,497 Roger CraigMoe DrabowskyDon BessentMoe DrabowskyClem Labine64755592
1956-09-15vs CHN141W  3-0-10,754 Don NewcombeDon KaiserDon NewcombeDon Kaiser 65055595
1956-09-16vs CIN142W  3-2-20,714 Sal MaglieJoe NuxhallSal MaglieJoe NuxhallDon Bessent65355796
1956-09-17vs CIN143W  5-4-18,017 Clem LabineHal JeffcoatCarl ErskineBrooks Lawrence 65856197
1956-09-18vs SLN144L  5-6-13,784 Roger CraigVinegar Bend MizellLarry JacksonCarl Erskine 66356796
1956-09-19vs SLN145W  17-2-7,570 Don NewcombeTom PoholskyDon NewcombeTom PoholskyDon Bessent680569111
1956-09-21@ PIT146L  1-2-10,872Sal MaglieRon KlineRon KlineSal Maglie 681571110
1956-09-22@ PIT147L  1-5-6,452Carl ErskineVern LawLuis ArroyoCarl ErskineBob Friend682576106
1956-09-23@ PIT148W  8-3-44,932Don NewcombeDick HallDon NewcombeRoy FaceClem Labine690579111
1956-09-24@ PIT149L  5-6-17,252Clem LabineBob FriendBob FriendRoger Craig 695585110
1956-09-25vs PHI150W  5-0-15,204 Sal MaglieJack MeyerSal MaglieJack Meyer 700585115
1956-09-26vs PHI151L  3-7-7,847 Don NewcombeRobin RobertsRobin RobertsDon Newcombe 703592111
1956-09-29vs PIT152W  6-2-26,340 Sal MaglieBob FriendSal MaglieBob Friend 709594115
1956-09-29vs PIT153W  3-1-26,340 Clem LabineRon KlineClem LabineRon Kline 712595117
1956-09-30vs PIT154W  8-6-31,983 Don NewcombeVern LawDon NewcombeVern LawDon Bessent720601119


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