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1956 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  52-102   .338
Result:   8th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,015,154
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Enos Slaughter (40)
Youngest Player:  Clete Boyer (19)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Harry Simpson (15)
Top Pitcher:  Art Ditmar (14)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  71.54%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Cleveland8866.5719.0
Chi White Sox8569.55212.0
Boston8470.54513.0
Detroit8272.53215.0
Baltimore6985.44828.0
Washington5995.38338.0
KC Athletics52102.33845.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1956-04-17Alex KellnerL32W 2-1@ DET1154W6.0611134000--1-01.501.50
1956-04-19Bobby ShantzL31W 4-1@ DET1102W9.0511103000--1-01.000.56
1956-04-20Lou KretlowR35L 3-6vs CHA169-7.0633146000--0-03.861.43
1956-04-21Art DitmarR27W 15-1vs CHA128W9.0110053000--1-00.000.67
1956-04-22Alex KellnerL32L 0-3vs CHA2155L9.01133132000--1-12.401.53
1956-04-24Arnie PortocarreroR25L 4-7vs DET154L4.0655130000--0-111.252.25
1956-04-25Bobby ShantzL31L 2-5vs CLE2103L3.2644200000--1-13.460.85
1956-04-26Lou KretlowR35L 2-14vs CLE270L4.1699151000--0-19.821.91
1956-04-27Art DitmarR27L 7-9@ CHA229L3.2854111000--1-12.771.15
1956-05-01Lou KretlowR35W 3-2@ BOS371W9.0722131000--1-16.301.55
1956-05-02Art DitmarR27L 0-2@ BOS330L7.0822034000--1-22.701.30
1956-05-03Art CeccarelliL26W 8-7@ NYA117-4.2875300000--0-09.001.60
1956-05-04Alex KellnerL32L 6-10@ NYA3156-4.1453042000--1-13.321.63
1956-05-05Lou KretlowR35L 2-5@ NYA472L6.0833240000--1-25.881.65
1956-05-06Troy HerriageR25W 10-7@ WS111-2.0733032000--0-010.802.80
1956-05-06Art DitmarR27W 13-3@ WS1431-2.1311032000--1-22.861.45
1956-05-08Art CeccarelliL26L 4-7@ BAL218L3.1563042000--0-19.002.13
1956-05-09Art DitmarR27W 4-0@ BAL532W9.0700025000--2-22.031.32
1956-05-11Lou KretlowR35L 1-4@ CLE573L0.0122020000--1-36.581.77
1956-05-12Troy HerriageR25L 3-5@ CLE22L3.1655030000--0-112.382.88
1956-05-13Art DitmarR27W 5-2@ CLE633W9.0422052000--3-22.031.25
1956-05-13Tom LasordaL29L 4-9@ CLE12L4.0433121000--0-14.502.00
1956-05-15Lou KretlowR35L 5-9vs BAL674L3.1763022000--1-46.601.83
1956-05-16Tom LasordaL29L 6-8vs BAL23L4.2563122000--0-24.851.77
1956-05-17Troy HerriageR25L 1-6vs BOS33L5.2955127000--0-210.292.43
1956-05-18Art DitmarR27L 4-5vs BOS734L9.0655053000--3-32.571.24
1956-05-19Lou KretlowR35W 5-4vs BOS775-6.0944044000--1-46.631.92
1956-05-20Jack CrimianR30L 2-4vs NYA11L8.0544243000--0-25.251.38
1956-05-21Jose SantiagoR28L 5-8vs NYA11L2.0351132000--0-14.503.00
1956-05-22Troy HerriageR25W 6-1vs WS144W9.0311056000--1-26.651.83
1956-05-23Art DitmarR27W 7-6vs WS1835-9.0855132000--3-32.951.24
1956-05-25Lou KretlowR35W 6-3@ DET876W9.0733144000--2-45.941.79
1956-05-26Jack CrimianR30L 6-12@ DET22L2.0544010000--0-36.231.50
1956-05-27Troy HerriageR25L 2-8@ DET55L6.0766352000--1-37.141.86
1956-05-27Art DitmarR27W 5-0@ DET936W9.01000002000--4-32.551.22
1956-05-28Tom LasordaL29W 6-4vs CHA34-8.2344193000--0-24.131.50
1956-05-29Tom GormanR31L 4-7vs CHA18-8.0942135000--2-13.161.54
1956-05-30Lou KretlowR35L 3-11vs DET977L7.01166143000--2-56.171.83
1956-05-30Art DitmarR27L 1-5vs DET1037L8.0622114000--4-42.521.19
1956-06-01Troy HerriageR25L 0-5@ BOS66L5.11033061000--1-46.882.06
1956-06-02Tom GormanR31W 11-3@ BOS29W6.0532153000--3-13.141.56
1956-06-03Art DitmarR27W 7-6@ BOS1138-6.0964032000--4-42.781.25
1956-06-05Lou KretlowR35W 7-4@ NYA1078W8.0544333000--3-55.951.73
1956-06-06Tom LasordaL29L 5-10@ NYA45L2.0665013000--0-35.541.69
1956-06-07Alex KellnerL32L 1-9@ NYA4157L3.1644111000--2-23.811.54
1956-06-08Art DitmarR27L 3-6@ BAL1239L1.1666111000--4-53.401.32
1956-06-09Troy HerriageR25L 1-4@ BAL77L4.1622001000--1-56.461.95
1956-06-09Tom GormanR31L 5-7@ BAL310L6.0554041000--3-23.601.54
1956-06-10Jose SantiagoR28W 7-3@ BAL22-3.2522061000--0-14.502.83
1956-06-11Lou KretlowR35L 3-4@ WS11179-7.0422045000--3-55.611.67
1956-06-11Alex KellnerL32W 6-3@ WS15158W9.0732126000--3-23.341.40
1956-06-12Jose SantiagoR28W 9-3@ WS133-3.2311031000--0-14.002.56
1956-06-13Art DitmarR27W 13-4@ WS11340W7.0833029000--6-53.321.26
1956-06-15Lou KretlowR35L 0-1vs BAL1280-7.2100045000--3-55.091.58
1956-06-16Jack CrimianR30L 2-6vs BAL33L4.0433211000--0-45.771.59
1956-06-17Art DitmarR27L 2-7vs BAL1441L7.0844034000--6-63.441.28
1956-06-18Alex KellnerL32W 4-3vs WS16159W9.0733046000--4-23.271.36
1956-06-19Jose SantiagoR28L 5-10vs WS144L0.0544100000--0-28.003.11
1956-06-20Troy HerriageR26L 4-5vs WS188L7.0544157000--1-66.261.87
1956-06-21Jose SantiagoR28W 15-6vs WS155W6.1766243000--1-27.882.44
1956-06-22Art DitmarR27L 3-6vs BOS1542L9.0966225000--6-73.621.29
1956-06-23Tom GormanR31L 3-6vs BOS411L5.1955214000--4-33.651.51
1956-06-24Alex KellnerL32W 5-2vs BOS7160W9.0622217000--5-23.061.26
1956-06-25Troy HerriageR26L 3-9vs NYA99L4.0653202000--1-76.301.84
1956-06-26Tom GormanR31L 4-8vs NYA512L7.0887333000--4-44.141.51
1956-06-27Art DitmarR27L 2-5vs NYA1643L9.0954138000--6-83.641.29
1956-06-28Jack McMahanL24L 0-4vs DET11L8.1944212000--0-15.501.61
1956-06-29Tom LasordaL29L 0-5vs DET56L6.2633254000--0-45.771.82
1956-06-30Alex KellnerL32L 2-14vs DET8161L4.1966131000--5-33.791.39
1956-07-01Troy HerriageR26W 4-3vs DET1010-4.0533143000--1-76.331.87
1956-07-03Art DitmarR27L 3-9@ CLE1744L5.0955312000--6-93.861.32
1956-07-04Jack McMahanL24L 2-5@ CHA22L0.1232020000--0-26.161.74
1956-07-04Alex KellnerL32W 3-2@ CHA9162W5.0521012000--6-33.631.37
1956-07-06Troy HerriageR26L 2-4vs CLE1111L3.1544122000--1-86.631.89
1956-07-07Art DitmarR27W 5-2vs CLE1845W9.0622116000--7-93.711.29
1956-07-08Jack McMahanL24L 3-17vs CLE33L6.1865141000--0-36.481.80
1956-07-12Art DitmarR27L 0-4@ BAL1946L2.0443120000--7-103.851.32
1956-07-13Alex KellnerL32W 3-2@ BAL10163W9.01022212000--7-33.421.35
1956-07-14Jack McMahanL24L 0-1@ BAL44L7.0511020000--0-45.341.63
1956-07-15Wally BurnetteR27W 8-0@ WS111W9.0600014000--1-00.000.78
1956-07-15Lou KretlowR35L 3-7@ WS11381-1.1100002000--3-54.961.55
1956-07-17Art DitmarR27L 0-10@ BOS2047L6.1151010221000--7-114.311.38
1956-07-17Tom GormanR32L 0-1@ BOS613L6.2811142000--5-53.861.45
1956-07-18Troy HerriageR26L 4-7@ BOS1212L7.01076134000--1-96.551.86
1956-07-19Wally BurnetteR27W 8-4@ BOS22W9.0642232000--2-01.000.89
1956-07-20Jack McMahanL24L 2-6@ NYA55L5.0754040000--0-55.451.71
1956-07-22Alex KellnerL32W 7-4@ NYA11164-3.0300032000--7-33.241.36
1956-07-22Tom GormanR32L 4-13@ NYA714L0.0354010000--5-64.221.49
1956-07-23Jack McMahanL24W 3-2@ CHA66-1.1411011000--0-55.541.79
1956-07-25Art DitmarR27W 9-6vs BOS2148-5.2633044000--8-114.381.39
1956-07-26Troy HerriageR26L 3-5vs BOS1313-7.1733043000--1-96.201.84
1956-07-27Jack McMahanL24L 9-10vs NYA77-4.0655321000--0-56.071.81
1956-07-28Alex KellnerL32L 3-14vs NYA12165L0.0554100000--7-43.721.43
1956-07-29Art DitmarR27L 3-5vs NYA2249L9.0855368000--8-124.421.40
1956-07-30Wally BurnetteR27L 3-4vs BAL33-5.1733143000--2-11.551.21
1956-07-31Troy HerriageR26L 1-5vs BAL1414L6.0643004000--1-106.081.78
1956-08-01Lou KretlowR35W 9-4vs BAL1482W7.0522115000--4-54.761.49
1956-08-02Alex KellnerL32W 3-2vs BAL13166-5.0522233000--7-43.711.44
1956-08-03Art DitmarR27L 1-2vs WS12350L10.1922038000--8-134.271.39
1956-08-04Wally BurnetteR27L 4-5vs WS144L6.0654143000--2-22.311.29
1956-08-05Troy HerriageR26L 4-10vs WS11515L2.2544022000--1-116.291.80
1956-08-07Alex KellnerL32L 4-5@ CHA14167-3.0322012000--7-43.801.43
1956-08-07Lou KretlowR35L 3-4@ CHA1583-4.2433081000--4-54.851.56
1956-08-08Art DitmarR27L 7-8@ DET2451-2.2655231000--8-134.451.42
1956-08-09Jack McMahanL24W 5-3@ DET88-2.2733010000--0-56.001.84
1956-08-10Wally BurnetteR27L 0-11vs CLE55L6.2655144000--2-33.001.31
1956-08-11Jack CrimianR30L 5-8vs CLE44L8.0566241000--1-65.961.51
1956-08-12Lou KretlowR35L 3-6vs CLE1684L9.0865356000--4-64.871.55
1956-08-14Art DitmarR27L 1-12vs CHA2552L0.1455010000--9-144.521.42
1956-08-15Wally BurnetteR27L 0-10vs CHA66L7.11399302000--2-44.221.39
1956-08-16Alex KellnerL32L 5-6vs CHA15168-3.0644110000--7-44.031.46
1956-08-17Jack CrimianR30W 9-3@ CLE55W7.0533102000--2-65.791.45
1956-08-18Lou KretlowR35L 1-8@ CLE1785L2.1354033000--4-75.081.56
1956-08-19Wally BurnetteR27L 2-5@ CLE77L3.2744010000--2-54.581.43
1956-08-19Art DitmarR27L 1-2@ CLE2653L8.0620014000--9-164.341.40
1956-08-21Alex KellnerL32L 3-4@ BAL16169-2.0211010000--7-44.041.46
1956-08-22Wally BurnetteR27W 7-2@ BAL88W10.0720015000--3-53.861.33
1956-08-23Jack CrimianR31L 3-5@ WS166L6.0855122000--2-75.901.46
1956-08-24Lou KretlowR35W 8-4@ WS11886-4.2644054000--4-75.181.60
1956-08-25Art DitmarR27L 4-8@ WS12754L4.0785250000--9-174.481.44
1956-08-26Tom GormanR32L 1-2@ BOS815-6.2711121000--7-84.201.46
1956-08-26Wally BurnetteR27W 7-6@ BOS99-6.0643221000--3-53.911.33
1956-08-28Art DitmarR27L 0-4@ NYA2855L6.0744124000--10-184.521.44
1956-08-29Jack McMahanL24L 6-7@ NYA99-4.2543132000--0-55.261.69
1956-08-31Troy HerriageR26L 1-6@ DET1616L4.0533043000--1-136.591.93
1956-09-01Lou KretlowR35L 1-6@ DET1987L6.0844133000--4-85.221.62
1956-09-02Art DitmarR27L 1-3@ DET2956L8.0632025000--10-194.441.43
1956-09-03Tom GormanR32W 5-2vs CLE916W6.0322113000--8-84.121.42
1956-09-03Wally BurnetteR27L 1-2vs CLE1010L8.2822038000--3-63.691.32
1956-09-04Jack CrimianR31W 5-2vs CLE77W7.0422014000--3-75.561.38
1956-09-06Art DitmarR27L 0-6vs DET3057L6.0744341000--10-204.441.43
1956-09-07Lou KretlowR35L 8-12vs DET2088L2.1555041000--4-95.481.65
1956-09-08Tom GormanR32L 1-2vs DET1017L8.0322230000--8-94.021.39
1956-09-09Wally BurnetteR27L 3-7vs DET1111L6.2842152000--3-73.641.38
1956-09-11Art DitmarR27L 5-9vs NYA3158L7.2686263000--10-214.541.44
1956-09-12Bill HarringtonR29W 7-4vs NYA12-2.0144153000--1-16.111.71
1956-09-13Tom GormanR32L 2-3vs NYA1118L5.0733110000--8-104.061.39
1956-09-14Walt CraddockL24L 1-4vs WS113L7.2744167000--0-14.501.63
1956-09-15Carl DuserL24W 10-5vs WS111W5.21033024000--1-04.502.00
1956-09-16Glenn CoxR26L 2-3vs BAL13-8.0522091000--0-02.251.75
1956-09-16Art DitmarR27W 10-1vs BAL3259W9.0411103000--11-214.411.40
1956-09-21Glenn CoxR26L 2-4@ CHA24L6.1444140000--0-13.861.57
1956-09-21Art DitmarR27W 3-2@ CHA3360W10.01122023000--12-214.301.39
1956-09-22Carl DuserL24L 3-17@ CHA22L0.1433001000--1-19.002.67
1956-09-23Tom GormanR32W 3-2@ CHA1219W9.0922021000--9-103.951.38
1956-09-23Walt CraddockL24L 1-5@ CHA24L1.2233041000--0-27.002.11
1956-09-25Wally BurnetteR27L 1-4@ CLE1212-9.0811132000--4-73.121.33
1956-09-26Art DitmarR27L 4-8@ CLE3461L2.1442050000--12-224.321.41
1956-09-28Alex KellnerL32W 6-5vs CHA17170-2.2644202000--7-44.301.48
1956-09-29Glenn CoxR26L 1-5vs CHA35L9.0655195000--0-24.301.61
1956-09-30George BrunetL21W 7-6vs CHA11-1.2232043000--0-07.882.50
FIELDING STATISTICS


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