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1956 New York Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 67-87 .435
Rank: 6th in National League
Run Differential: 540-650 -110
Roster Continuity 81.78% 7/16
Manager(s): Bill Rigney
General Manager: Chub Feeney
Ballpark: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 629,179 15/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ray Mueller
Assistant Coach: Bucky Walters
Assistant Coach: Davey Williams
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 New York Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    43Johnny AntonelliP6-0190L-L261948Not draftedMLB--
    25Jackie BrandtOF5-11170R-R221956Not draftedMLB--
    34Eddie BressoudSS6-1175R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    12Foster Castleman3B-SS6-0175R-R251954Not draftedMLB--
    28Gil CoanOF6-0180L-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    39Jim ConstableP6-1185B-L231956Not draftedMLB--
    19Alvin DarkSS-3B5-11185R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    28,31Ruben GomezP6-0175R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    42Marv GrissomP6-3195R-R381946Not draftedMLB--
    15Gail Harris1B6-0195L-L241955Not draftedMLB--
    21Jim HearnP6-3205R-R351947Not draftedMLB--
    14Bobby Hofman2B-1B5-11175R-R301949Not draftedMLB--
    8Ray KattC6-2200R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    30,36Bob LennonOF6-0200L-L271954Not draftedMLB--
    37Don LiddleP5-10165L-L311953Not draftedMLB--
    30Dick LittlefieldP6-0180L-L301950Not draftedMLB--
    25Whitey Lockman1B-OF6-1175L-R291945UDFAMLB--
    33,53Jim ManganC5-10190R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    38Joe MargoneriP6-0185L-L261956Not draftedMLB--
    24Willie MaysOF5-11180R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    40Windy McCallP6-0180L-L301948Not draftedMLB--
    29Mike McCormickP6-2195L-L171956Not draftedMLB--
    41Ramon MonzantP6-0165R-R231954Not draftedMLB--
    22Don MuellerOF6-0185L-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    26Dusty RhodesOF6-0180L-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    44Steve RidzikP5-11170R-R271950Not draftedMLB--
    8,15Bill SarniC5-11187R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    10Red Schoendienst2B6-0170B-R331945Not draftedMLB--
    20Daryl SpencerSS-2B6-2190R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    36Max SurkontP6-0205R-R341949Not draftedMLB--
    27Bill TaylorOF6-3212L-R261954Not draftedMLB--
    10Wayne Terwilliger2B5-11170R-R311949Not draftedMLB--
    16Hank Thompson3B5-9174L-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    17Ozzie Virgil3B6-1195R-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    9Wes WestrumC5-11185R-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    15,45Bill White1B6-0195L-L221956Not draftedMLB--
    49Hoyt WilhelmP6-0195R-R321952Not draftedMLB--
    29George WilsonOF6-1185L-R301952Not draftedMLB--
    32Al WorthingtonP6-2205R-R271953Not draftedMLB--
    31Roy WrightP6-2170R-R221956Not draftedMLB--

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