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1956 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-57 .630
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 857-631 + 226
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
9Hank BauerOF3353996130
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7
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26
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84425972237511.241.313.445758.204.317.2331.2220.7240610
8Yogi BerraC3152193155
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29
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2
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30
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10532652957158.298.372.534906.236.363.2680.4517.4278592
23Tommy ByrneP3652814
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100021101201.269.296.500796.231.269.2895.5017.32656
6Andy Carey3B2442254100
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2
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7
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5096455324659.237.307.339646.102.216.2531.1860.3143478
40Tom Carroll3B1917116
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0000101300000.353.389.353742.000.118.4293.00--618
41Bob CervOF301151635
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6
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2501181300113.304.396.530926.226.374.3200.7238.361135
42Jerry Coleman2B-SS311831547
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5
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01812123312615.257.301.295596.038.098.3112.75--54202
30Rip ColemanP242421
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00000011400200.042.080.042122.000.042.10014.00--127
15Joe CollinsOF-1B332623859
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4331343312135.225.311.347658.122.260.2310.9737.491300
21Sonny DixonP311000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
16Whitey FordP2778917
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0040091400500.218.299.244543.026.141.2661.56--1992
55Bob GrimP261621
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0001004900100.063.250.063313.000.250.1432.25--121
32Elston HowardOF272903576
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34012130162211.262.310.362672.100.169.2761.4358.0105315
20Billy HunterSS2875821
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011012400203.280.299.427726.147.160.2962.00--3279
21Jim KonstantyP392000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
53Johnny KucksP2277711
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0010072510600.143.214.156370.013.104.2123.57--1290
18Don LarsenP26791019
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120061700102.241.294.380674.139.215.2832.8339.53086
11Jerry LumpeSS23621216
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0041151102101.258.313.306619.048.129.3142.20--1968
7Mickey MantleOF24533132188
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1301011129926144.353.462.7051167.353.580.3520.8810.3376650
1Billy Martin2B2845876121
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4973305630858.264.306.397703.133.207.2811.8750.9182501
22Mickey McDermottP2752411
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40081300104.212.317.269586.058.212.2631.6352.01461
12Gil McDougaldSS2843879136
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5638685931725.311.402.443845.132.276.3340.8733.7194515
28Tom MorganP261312
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0000001500300.154.214.154368.000.077.2505.00--217
25Irv NorenOF313748
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0060012702001.216.408.243651.027.351.2670.58--949
17Bobby Richardson2B20711
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0000000100000.143.143.143286.000.000.167----17
10Phil RizzutoSS3852612
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0006306600701.231.310.231541.000.173.2611.00--1265
36Eddie Robinson1B3554712
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11015331000.222.288.519807.296.370.1520.6010.82859
36Norm SiebernOF221622733
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2111193800213.204.286.333619.130.247.2402.0040.554184
29Charlie SilveraC31902
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0000002300001.222.364.222586.000.222.3331.50--211
45Lou Skizas24601
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0001000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
14Bill Skowron1B2546478143
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90445060632116.308.375.528903.220.328.3141.2020.2245517
17Enos SlaughterOF40831524
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04115600100.289.330.386716.096.157.3121.20--3289
24Gerry StaleyP351000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
47Tom SturdivantP2664520
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05000700310.313.308.359667.047.047.345----2368
21Ralph TerryP20601
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0000000100000.167.167.167334.000.000.200----16
19Bob TurleyP254658
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0030131600300.174.224.217441.043.087.2675.33--1052
39George WilsonOF301212
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0000003000000.167.333.167500.000.250.1670.00--215
Batting Totals19345312857143319355190788513761575530408236102.270.343.434777.164.283.2821.2328.023066045
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
23Tommy Byrne36733.35378101861091085041972520001.648.840.745.894.250.72
21Ralph Terry20129.693300001317151421180002.1511.771.387.625.540.73
47Tom Sturdivant261683.30321762115158134635815521102001.187.630.852.966.272.12
24Gerry Staley3500-1000000444001000------
28Tom Morgan26674.1841000231171744133227200001.429.380.253.422.540.74
22Mickey McDermott27264.2423910110878546411047382001.528.791.034.863.930.81
18Don Larsen261153.2538206191179133726519961073001.276.650.954.805.351.11
53Johnny Kucks221893.86343112310224223113961972673101.328.960.762.892.690.93
21Jim Konstanty39004.918000521115663660001.9112.272.454.914.911.00
55Bob Grim26612.762661011574642723331481001.277.680.363.725.761.55
16Whitey Ford271962.47313018211225187706213841416001.207.450.523.355.621.68
21Sonny Dixon31012.2530002145310510002.5011.250.0011.252.250.20
30Rip Coleman24353.68299009288974236642421001.589.920.614.304.301.00
52Jim Coates230013.5020000021330401002.504.500.0018.000.000.00
19Bob Turley25845.0527215131132138767413103913101.839.410.897.026.200.88
Pitching 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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