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1956 NEW YORK GIANTS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  New York,NY
Team Record:  67-87   .435
Result:   6th in National League
Manager(s):  Bill Rigney
General Manager:   Chub Feeney
Stadium:  Polo Grounds
Attendance:  629,179
Playoffs:  -

New York Giants affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marv Grissom (38)
Youngest Player:  Mike McCormick (17)
Longest Tenure:  Whitey Lockman (11)
Top Hitter:  Willie Mays (4)
Top Pitcher:  Johnny Antonelli (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.78%
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 
43Johnny AntonelliPMLB6-0190LeftLeft4/12/193026Rochester,New YorkUDFA 

25Jackie BrandtOFMLB5-11170RightRight4/28/193422Omaha,NebraskaUDFA 
34Eddie BressoudSSMLB6-1175RightRight5/2/193224Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Foster Castleman3B-SSMLB6-0175RightRight1/1/193125Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
28Gil CoanOFMLB6-0180LeftRight5/18/192234Monroe,North CarolinaUDFA 
39Jim ConstablePMLB6-1185BothLeft6/14/193323Jonesborough,TennesseeUDFA 
19Alvin DarkSS-3BMLB5-11185RightRight1/7/192234Comanche,OklahomaUDFA 
28,31Ruben GomezPMLB6-0175RightRight7/13/192728Arroyo,Puerto RicoUDFA 
42Marv GrissomPMLB6-3195RightRight3/31/191838Los Molinos,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Gail Harris1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/15/193124Abingdon,VirginiaUDFA 
21Jim HearnPMLB6-3205RightRight4/11/192135Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
14Bobby Hofman2B-1BMLB5-11175RightRight10/5/192530St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
8Ray KattCMLB6-2200RightRight5/9/192729New Braunfels,TexasUDFA 
30,36Bob LennonOFMLB6-0200LeftLeft9/15/192827Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
37Don LiddlePMLB5-10165LeftLeft5/25/192531Mount Carmel,IllinoisUDFA 
30Dick LittlefieldPMLB6-0180LeftLeft3/18/192630Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
25Whitey Lockman1B-OFMLB6-1175LeftRight7/25/192629Lowell,North CarolinaUDFA 
33,53Jim ManganCMLB5-10190RightRight9/24/192926San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
38Joe MargoneriPMLB6-0185LeftLeft1/13/193026Somerset,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
24Willie MaysOFMLB5-11180RightRight5/6/193125Westfield,Alabama1950UDFA Nyg
40Windy McCallPMLB6-0180LeftLeft7/18/192530San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
29Mike McCormickPMLB6-2195LeftLeft9/29/193817Pasadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
41Ramon MonzantPMLB6-0165RightRight1/4/193323Maracaibo,VenezuelaUDFA 
22Don MuellerOFMLB6-0185LeftRight4/14/192729St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
26Dusty RhodesOFMLB6-0180LeftRight5/13/192729Mathews,AlabamaUDFA 
44Steve RidzikPMLB5-11170RightRight4/29/192927Yonkers,New YorkUDFA 
8,15Bill SarniCMLB5-11187RightRight9/19/192728Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
10Red Schoendienst2BMLB6-0170BothRight2/2/192333Germantown,IllinoisUDFA 
20Daryl SpencerSS-2BMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/192926Wichita,KansasUDFA 
36Max SurkontPMLB6-0205RightRight6/16/192234Central Falls,Rhode IslandUDFA 
27Bill TaylorOFMLB6-3212LeftRight12/30/192926Alhambra,CaliforniaUDFA 
10Wayne Terwilliger2BMLB5-11170RightRight6/27/192531Clare,MichiganUDFA 
16Hank Thompson3BMLB5-9174LeftRight12/8/192530Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
17Ozzie Virgil3BMLB6-1195RightRight5/17/193323Monte Cristi,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
9Wes WestrumCMLB5-11185RightRight11/28/192233Clearbrook,MinnesotaUDFA 
15,45Bill White1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft1/28/193422Lakewood,FloridaUDFA 
49Hoyt WilhelmPMLB6-0195RightRight7/26/192332Huntersville,North CarolinaUDFA 
29George WilsonOFMLB6-1185LeftRight8/30/192530Cherryville,North CarolinaUDFA 
32Al WorthingtonPMLB6-2205RightRight2/5/192927Birmingham,AlabamaUDFA 
31Roy WrightPMLB6-2170RightRight9/26/193322Buchtel,OhioUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bob DelaneyBroadcaster 
Chub FeeneyGeneral Manager 
Russ HodgesBroadcaster 
Ray MuellerAssistant Coach 
Bill RigneyManager 
Bucky WaltersAssistant Coach 
Davey WilliamsAssistant Coach 


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