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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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18
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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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3
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100021101201.269.296.500796.231.269.2895.5017.32656
6Andy Carey3B2442254100
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18
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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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5
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6
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3
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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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1
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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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5
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3
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7
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4331343312135.225.311.347658.122.260.2310.9737.491300
21Sonny DixonP311000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
16Whitey FordP2778917
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2
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0040091400500.218.299.244543.026.141.2661.56--1992
55Bob GrimP261621
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0001004900100.062.250.062312.000.250.1432.25--121
32Elston HowardOF272903576
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8
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3
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5
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34012130162211.262.310.362672.100.169.2761.4358.0105315
20Billy HunterSS2875821
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3
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4
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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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02
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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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22
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5
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52
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1301011129926144.353.462.7051167.353.580.3520.8810.3376650
1Billy Martin2B2845876121
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24
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5
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9
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4973305630858.264.306.397703.133.207.2811.8750.9182501
22Mickey McDermottP2752411
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001
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40081300104.212.317.269586.058.212.2631.6252.01461
12Gil McDougaldSS2843879136
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13
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3
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13
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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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1
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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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05
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11015331000.222.288.519807.296.370.1520.6010.82859
36Norm SiebernOF221622733
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4
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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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05000700310.312.308.359667.047.047.345----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
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
23Tommy Byrne733.35378101861091085041972520001.648.840.745.894.250.72--
21Ralph Terry129.693300001317151421180002.1511.771.387.625.540.73--
47Tom Sturdivant1683.30321762115158134635815521102001.187.630.852.966.272.12--
24Gerry Staley0036,000,000.0010000004440010004,000,001.0036,000,000.000.009.009,000,000.00----
28Tom Morgan674.1841000231171744133227200001.429.380.253.422.540.74--
22Mickey McDermott264.2423910110878546411047382001.528.791.034.863.930.81--
18Don Larsen1153.2538206191179133726519961073001.276.650.954.805.351.11--
53Johnny Kucks1893.86343112310224223113961972673101.328.960.762.892.690.93--
21Jim Konstanty004.918000521115663660001.9112.272.454.914.911.00--
55Bob Grim612.762661011574642723331481001.277.680.363.725.761.55--
16Whitey Ford1962.47313018211225187706213841416001.207.450.523.355.621.68--
21Sonny Dixon012.2530002145310510002.5011.250.0011.252.250.20--
30Rip Coleman353.68299009288974236642421001.589.920.614.304.301.00--
52Jim Coates0013.5020000021330401002.504.500.0018.000.000.00--
19Bob Turley845.0527215131132138767413103913101.839.410.897.026.200.88--


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