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1956 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 97-57 .630
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 857-631 + 226
Roster Continuity 94.86% 1/16
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 1,491,784 2/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Turner
Assistant Coach: Bill Dickey
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8866.5719.0
8569.55212.0
8470.54513.0
8272.53215.0
6985.44828.0
5995.38338.0
52102.33845.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
9Hank BauerOF33   53996130
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7
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26
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84425972237511.241.316.445761.204.317.2331.2220.7240612
7Mickey MantleOF24   533132188
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5
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52
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1301011129926144.353.464.7051169.353.580.3520.8810.3376652
8Yogi BerraC31   52193155
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2
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30
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10532652957158.298.378.534912.236.363.2680.4517.4278597
14Bill Skowron1B25   46478143
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6
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23
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90445060632116.308.382.528910.220.328.3141.2020.2245523
1Billy Martin2B28   45876121
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24
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5
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9
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4973305630858.264.310.397707.133.207.2811.8750.9182504
12Gil McDougaldSS28   43879136
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3
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13
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5638685931725.311.405.443848.132.276.3340.8733.7194518
6Andy Carey3B24   42254100
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2
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7
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5096455324659.237.310.339649.102.216.2531.1860.3143480
32Elston HowardOF27   2903576
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34012130162211.262.312.362674.100.169.2761.4358.0105316
15Joe CollinsOF-1B33   2623859
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4331343312135.225.313.347660.122.260.2310.9737.491301
42Jerry Coleman2B-SS31   1831547
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01812123312615.257.305.295600.038.098.3112.75--54203
36Norm SiebernOF22   1622733
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2111193800213.204.286.333619.130.247.2402.0040.554184
41Bob CervOF30   1151635
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2501181300113.304.396.530926.226.374.3200.7238.361135
17Enos SlaughterOF40   831524
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04115600100.289.330.386716.096.157.3121.20--3289
18Don LarsenP26   791019
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120061700102.241.294.380674.139.215.2832.8339.53086
16Whitey FordP27   78917
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0040091400500.218.299.244543.026.141.2661.56--1992
53Johnny KucksP22   77711
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0010072510600.143.224.156380.013.104.2123.57--1291
20Billy HunterSS28   75821
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011012400203.280.299.427726.147.160.2962.00--3279
47Tom SturdivantP26   64520
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05000700310.313.308.359667.047.047.345----2368
11Jerry LumpeSS23   621216
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0041151102101.258.313.306619.048.129.3142.20--1968
36Eddie Robinson1B35   54712
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11015331000.222.323.519842.296.370.1520.6010.82862
23Tommy ByrneP36   52814
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100021101201.269.296.500796.231.269.2895.5017.32656
22Mickey McDermottP27   52411
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40081300104.212.317.269586.058.212.2631.6352.01461
10Phil RizzutoSS38   52612
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0006306600701.231.310.231541.000.173.2611.00--1265
19Bob TurleyP25   4658
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0030131600300.174.224.217441.043.087.2675.33--1052
25Irv NorenOF31   3748
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0060012702001.216.408.243651.027.351.2670.58--949
30Rip ColemanP24   2421
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00000011400200.042.080.042122.000.042.10014.00--127
40Tom Carroll3B19   17116
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0000101300000.353.389.353742.000.118.4293.00--618
55Bob GrimP26   1621
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0001004900100.063.250.063313.000.250.1432.25--121
28Tom MorganP26   1312
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0000001500300.154.214.154368.000.077.2505.00--217
39George WilsonOF30   1212
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0000003000000.167.333.167500.000.250.1670.00--215
29Charlie SilveraC31   902
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0000002300001.222.364.222586.000.222.3331.50--211
17Bobby Richardson2B20   711
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0000000100000.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
45Lou Skizas24   601
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0001000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
21Ralph TerryP20   601
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0000000100000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
21Jim KonstantyP39   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
21Sonny DixonP31   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
24Gerry StaleyP35   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals19345312857143319355190788513761575530408236102.270.343.434777.164.283.2821.2328.023066045
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16Whitey Ford27   1962.47313018211225.2187706213841416001.207.450.523.355.621.68
53Johnny Kucks22   1893.86343112310224.1223113961972673101.328.960.762.892.690.93
18Don Larsen26   1153.2538206191179.2133726519961073001.276.650.954.805.351.11
47Tom Sturdivant26   1683.30321762115158.1134635815521102001.187.630.852.966.272.12
19Bob Turley25   845.0527215131132.0138767413103913101.839.410.897.026.200.88
23Tommy Byrne36   733.3537810186109.21085041972520001.648.840.745.894.250.72
30Rip Coleman24   353.68299009288.1974236642421001.589.920.614.304.301.00
22Mickey McDermott27   264.242391011087.08546411047382001.528.791.034.863.930.81
55Bob Grim26   612.762661011574.2642723331481001.277.680.363.725.761.55
28Tom Morgan26   674.1841000231171.1744133227200001.429.380.253.422.540.74
21Ralph Terry20   129.6933000013.117151421180002.1511.771.387.625.540.73
21Jim Konstanty39   004.9180005211.015663660001.9112.272.454.914.911.00
21Sonny Dixon31   012.253000214.15310510002.5011.250.0011.252.250.20
52Jim Coates23   0013.502000002.01330401002.504.500.0018.000.000.00
24Gerry Staley35   00-1000000.1444001000------
Batting Totals97573.63335154509104351382128563155711465273222201.408.370.744.254.771.12
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Yogi BerraC135732551115.9860.00
Elston HowardC2610814051.0000.00
Charlie SilveraC79110.9090.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Skowron1B120968807138.9930.00
Joe Collins1B43251300371.0000.00
Eddie Robinson1B1412160131.0000.00
Irv Noren1B141001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Martin2B1052412601084.9800.00
Jerry Coleman2B418994432.9790.00
Gil McDougald2B315777228.9850.00
Bobby Richardson2B5154021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Andy Carey3B1311142652126.9470.00
Jerry Coleman3B1891020.9050.00
Billy Martin3B16122853.8890.00
Tom Carroll3B1101222.8570.00
Gil McDougald3B551314.9470.00
Billy Hunter3B426021.0000.00
Bill Skowron3B21610.8750.00
Jerry Lumpe3B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gil McDougaldSS921772731477.9700.00
Billy HunterSS3249580201.0000.00
Phil RizzutoSS303154617.9340.00
Jerry ColemanSS244048314.9670.00
Jerry LumpeSS173255815.9160.00
Tom CarrollSS101011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hank BauerOF1462421082.9690.00
Mickey MantleOF1443701043.9900.00
Elston HowardOF6597210.9900.00
Joe CollinsOF5195210.9900.00
Norm SiebernOF51100130.9710.00
Bob CervOF4459412.9840.00
Enos SlaughterOF20281001.0000.00
Irv NorenOF106110.8750.00
George WilsonOF63010.7500.00
Yogi BerraOF112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom MorganP417121825.9092.53
Don LarsenP38179132333.9231.81
Tommy ByrneP3710981814.9632.14
Johnny KucksP34224134055.9142.13
Tom SturdivantP32158111321.9231.37
Whitey FordP3122595716.9852.64
Rip ColemanP2988101420.9232.45
Bob TurleyP2713231812.9551.43
Bob GrimP26744812.9231.46
Mickey McDermottP2387213021.0001.55
Jim KonstantyP81110001.0000.82
Sonny DixonP3402001.0004.39
Ralph TerryP31301001.0000.69
Jim CoatesP2201001.0004.50
Gerry StaleyP100000.0000.00


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