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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
Roster Continuity 80.70% 8/16
Manager(s): Walter Alston
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    15Sandy AmorosOF5-7170L-L261952Not draftedMLB--
    34Bob Aspromonte3B6-2185R-R181956Not draftedMLB--
    46Don BessentP6-0175R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    28Ralph BrancaP6-3220R-R301944Not draftedMLB--
    39Roy CampanellaC5-8200R-R341948Not draftedMLB--
    9Gino CimoliOF6-2200R-R261956Not draftedMLB--
    40Roger CraigP6-4191R-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    34Bob DarnellP5-10175R-R251954Not draftedMLB--
    27Don DemeterOF6-4190R-R211956Not draftedMLB--
    53Don DrysdaleP6-6216R-R191956Not draftedMLB--
    17Carl ErskineP5-10165R-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    3Chico FernandezSS6-0170R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    6Carl FurilloOF6-0190R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    19Jim Gilliam2B-3B5-10175B-R271953Not draftedMLB--
    14Gil Hodges1B6-1200R-R321943Not draftedMLB--
    54Dixie HowellC5-11195R-R361947Not draftedMLB--
    18Jim HughesP6-1200R-R331952Not draftedMLB--
    2Randy Jackson3B6-1180R-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    32Sandy KoufaxP6-2210R-L201955Not draftedMLB--
    41Clem LabineP6-0180R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    16Ken LehmanP6-0186L-L281952Not draftedMLB--
    30Billy LoesP6-1170R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    35Sal MaglieP6-2180R-R391945Not draftedMLB--
    8Dale MitchellOF6-1195L-L341946Not draftedMLB--
    43Charlie Neal2B-SS5-10165R-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    8,21Rocky Nelson1B5-11178L-L311949Not draftedMLB--
    36Don NewcombeP6-4225L-R301949Not draftedMLB--
    42Pee Wee ReeseSS5-9175R-R371940Not draftedMLB--
    37Jackie Robinson2B-3B5-11204R-R371947Not draftedMLB--
    4Ed RoebuckP6-2185R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    28,49Duke SniderOF6-0190L-R291947Not draftedMLB--
    10Chuck TempletonP6-3210R-L241955Not draftedMLB--
    1Rube WalkerC6-1185L-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    38Dick WilliamsOF-3B6-0190R-R271951Not draftedMLB--
    23Don Zimmer3B-2B5-7175R-R251954Not draftedMLB--

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