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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: Season in progress

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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
15Sandy AmorosOFMLB5-7170LeftLeft1/30/193026Havana,CubaUDFA 

34Bob Aspromonte3BMLB6-2185RightRight6/19/193818Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
46Don BessentPMLB6-0175RightRight3/13/193125Jacksonville,FloridaUDFA 
28Ralph BrancaPMLB6-3220RightRight1/6/192630Mount Vernon,New YorkUDFA 
39Roy CampanellaCMLB5-8200RightRight11/19/192134Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
9Gino CimoliOFMLB6-2200RightRight12/18/192926San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
40Roger CraigPMLB6-4191RightRight2/17/193026Durham,North CarolinaUDFA 
34Bob DarnellPMLB5-10175RightRight11/6/193025Wewoka,OklahomaUDFA 
27Don DemeterOFMLB6-4190RightRight6/25/193521Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
53Don DrysdalePMLB6-6216RightRight7/23/193619Van Nuys,CaliforniaUDFA 
17Carl ErskinePMLB5-10165RightRight12/13/192629Anderson,IndianaUDFA 
3Chico FernandezSSMLB6-0170RightRight3/2/193224Havana,CubaUDFA 
6Carl FurilloOFMLB6-0190RightRight3/8/192234Stoney Creek Mill,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
19Jim Gilliam2B-3BMLB5-10175BothRight10/17/192827Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
14Gil Hodges1BMLB6-1200RightRight4/4/192432Princeton,IndianaUDFA 
54Dixie HowellCMLB5-11195RightRight4/24/192036Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
18Jim HughesPMLB6-1200RightRight3/21/192333Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
2Randy Jackson3BMLB6-1180RightRight2/10/192630Little Rock,ArkansasUDFA 
32Sandy KoufaxPMLB6-2210RightLeft12/30/193520Brooklyn,New York1955UDFA Brk
41Clem LabinePMLB6-0180RightRight8/6/192629Lincoln,Rhode IslandUDFA 
16Ken LehmanPMLB6-0186LeftLeft6/10/192828Seattle,WashingtonUDFA 
30Billy LoesPMLB6-1170RightRight12/13/192926Long Island City,New YorkUDFA 
35Sal MagliePMLB6-2180RightRight4/26/191739Niagara Falls,New YorkUDFA 
8Dale MitchellOFMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/23/192134Colony,OklahomaUDFA 
43Charlie Neal2B-SSMLB5-10165RightRight1/30/193125Longview,TexasUDFA 
8,21Rocky Nelson1BMLB5-11178LeftLeft11/18/192431Portsmouth,OhioUDFA 
36Don NewcombePMLB6-4225LeftRight6/14/192630Madison,New JerseyUDFA 
42Pee Wee ReeseSSMLB5-9175RightRight7/23/191837Ekron,KentuckyUDFA 
37Jackie Robinson2B-3BMLB5-11204RightRight1/31/191937Cairo,GeorgiaUDFA 
4Ed RoebuckPMLB6-2185RightRight7/3/193124East Millsboro,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
28,49Duke SniderOFMLB6-0190LeftRight9/19/192629Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
10Chuck TempletonPMLB6-3210RightLeft6/1/193224Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
1Rube WalkerCMLB6-1185LeftRight5/16/192630Lenoir,North CarolinaUDFA 
38Dick WilliamsOF-3BMLB6-0190RightRight5/7/192927St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
23Don Zimmer3B-2BMLB5-7175RightRight1/17/193125Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Walter AlstonManager 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Joe BeckerPitching Coach 
Billy HermanAssistant Coach 
Lefty PhillipsScout 
Jake PitlerAssistant Coach 


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