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1956 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  97-57   .630
Result:   1st in American League
Manager(s):  Casey Stengel
General Manager:   George Weiss
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  1,491,784
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Dodgers)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Enos Slaughter (40)
Youngest Player:  Tom Carroll (19)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Rizzuto (13)
Top Hitter:  Mickey Mantle (1)
Top Pitcher:  Whitey Ford (6)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  94.86%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Cleveland8866.5719.0
Chi White Sox8569.55212.0
Boston8470.54513.0
Detroit8272.53215.0
Baltimore6985.44828.0
Washington5995.38338.0
KC Athletics52102.33845.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-04-17@ WS11W  10-4-27,837Don LarsenCamilo PascualDon LarsenCamilo Pascual 1046
1956-04-18@ WS12W  9-5-5,206Johnny KucksBob WieslerJohnny KucksBob Wiesler 19910
1956-04-19@ WS13L  3-7-2,778Mickey McDermottChuck StobbsChuck StobbsMickey McDermott 22166
1956-04-20vs BOS4W  7-1-17,543 Whitey FordWillard NixonWhitey FordWillard Nixon 291712
1956-04-21vs BOS5W  14-10-26,644 Bob TurleyGeorge SusceTommy ByrneTom Hurd 432716
1956-04-22vs BOS6W  13-6-35,204 Don LarsenFrank SullivanBob GrimFrank Baumann 563323
1956-04-24vs WS17W  4-1-4,377 Johnny KucksChuck StobbsJohnny KucksChuck Stobbs 603426
1956-04-25@ BAL8W  4-2-13,753Whitey FordErv PalicaWhitey FordErv Palica 643628
1956-04-26@ BAL9L  5-7-6,250Tommy ByrneJim WilsonJim WilsonTom MorganGeorge Zuverink694326
1956-04-27@ BOS10W  5-2-12,626Don LarsenTom BrewerDon LarsenTom Brewer 744529
1956-04-28@ BOS11L  4-6-27,357Bob TurleyFrank SullivanDave SislerBob Turley 785127
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-05-01vs DET12W  9-2-6,771 Whitey FordSteve GromekWhitey FordSteve Gromek 875334
1956-05-02vs DET13L  1-8-5,318 Johnny KucksFrank LaryFrank LaryJohnny Kucks 886127
1956-05-03vs KC114L  7-8-4,308 Don LarsenArt CeccarelliMoe BurtschyTom Morgan 956926
1956-05-04vs KC115W  10-6-5,318 Bob TurleyAlex KellnerBob GrimJack Crimian 1057530
1956-05-05vs KC116W  5-2-12,773 Mickey McDermottLou KretlowMickey McDermottLou Kretlow 1107733
1956-05-06vs CHA17W  4-0-49,016 Whitey FordJack HarshmanWhitey FordJack Harshman 1147737
1956-05-06vs CHA18W  4-0-49,016 Rip ColemanHarry ByrdRip ColemanHarry Byrd 1187741
1956-05-08vs CLE19W  4-3-8,794 Johnny KucksEarly WynnJohnny KucksEarly Wynn 1228042
1956-05-09vs CLE20L  5-6-12,225 Don LarsenHerb ScoreHerb ScoreTom Morgan 1278641
1956-05-10vs CLE21L  2-7-10,382 Mickey McDermottBob LemonBob LemonMickey McDermott 1299336
1956-05-11vs BAL22W  3-2-13,991 Whitey FordErv PalicaWhitey FordErv Palica 1329537
1956-05-12vs BAL23L  0-1-9,854 Bob TurleyDon FerrareseDon FerrareseBob Turley 1329636
1956-05-13vs BAL24W  11-2-21,935 Don LarsenRay MooreDon LarsenRay Moore 1439845
1956-05-13vs BAL25L  1-5-21,935 Tom SturdivantBill WightBill WightTom SturdivantGeorge Zuverink14410341
1956-05-14@ CLE26L  2-3-18,950Johnny KucksBob LemonBob LemonJohnny Kucks 14610640
1956-05-16@ CLE27W  4-1-6,263Mickey McDermottMike GarciaTom MorganMike Garcia 15010743
1956-05-17@ CHA28W  10-3-10,335Whitey FordJack HarshmanWhitey FordJack Harshman 16011050
1956-05-18@ CHA29W  8-7-36,192Rip ColemanBilly PierceTom SturdivantDixie Howell 16811751
1956-05-19@ CHA30W  6-4-17,294Bob TurleyHowie PolletBob TurleyHowie Pollet 17412153
1956-05-20@ KC131W  4-2-32,457Johnny KucksJack CrimianJohnny KucksJack Crimian 17812355
1956-05-21@ KC132W  8-5-13,799Don LarsenJose SantiagoTom SturdivantJose Santiago 18612858
1956-05-22@ DET33L  2-3-9,503Whitey FordFrank LaryFrank LaryWhitey Ford 18813157
1956-05-23@ DET34W  13-5-9,566Rip ColemanBilly HoeftTommy ByrneBilly Hoeft 20113665
1956-05-24@ DET35W  11-4-8,305Bob TurleyDuke MaasTom SturdivantDuke Maas 21214072
1956-05-25@ BAL36W  10-2-37,070Johnny KucksDon FerrareseJohnny KucksDon Ferrarese 22214280
1956-05-26@ BAL37L  4-9-26,069Mickey McDermottBill WightBill WightMickey McDermott 22615175
1956-05-28vs BOS38W  2-0-35,454 Whitey FordFrank SullivanWhitey FordFrank Sullivan 22815177
1956-05-29vs BOS39L  3-7-10,708 Don LarsenWillard NixonWillard NixonDon Larsen 23115873
1956-05-30vs WS140W  4-3-29,825 Johnny KucksPedro RamosJohnny KucksPedro Ramos 23516174
1956-05-30vs WS141W  12-5-29,825 Bob TurleyCamilo PascualBob TurleyCamilo Pascual 24716681
1956-05-31vs WS142W  9-6-5,558 Bob GrimChuck StobbsTom MorganChuck Stobbs 25617284
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-06-01vs DET43L  3-6-21,763 Tommy ByrneFrank LaryFrank LaryTommy Byrne 25917881
1956-06-03vs DET44L  3-6-40,911 Whitey FordBilly HoeftBilly HoeftWhitey Ford 26218478
1956-06-03vs DET45L  4-7-40,911 Don LarsenSteve GromekAl AberTom Morgan 26619175
1956-06-05vs KC146L  4-7-15,053 Johnny KucksLou KretlowLou KretlowJohnny Kucks 27019872
1956-06-06vs KC147W  10-5-8,044 Bob GrimTom LasordaBob GrimTom Lasorda 28020377
1956-06-07vs KC148W  9-1-8,001 Bob TurleyAlex KellnerBob TurleyAlex Kellner 28920485
1956-06-08vs CLE49L  0-9-50,812 Whitey FordEarly WynnEarly WynnWhitey Ford 28921376
1956-06-09vs CLE50L  8-15-31,419 Don LarsenMike GarciaBud DaleyTom Morgan 29722869
1956-06-10vs CLE51W  6-0-47,465 Johnny KucksBob LemonJohnny KucksBob Lemon 30322875
1956-06-12vs CHA52W  4-2-34,662 Whitey FordDick DonovanWhitey FordDick Donovan 30723077
1956-06-13vs CHA53L  5-7-11,822 Bob TurleyBob KeeganHowie PolletRip Coleman 31223775
1956-06-14vs CHA54W  5-1-9,315 Bob GrimJim WilsonBob GrimJim Wilson 31723879
1956-06-15@ CLE55W  6-2-34,025Johnny KucksMike GarciaJohnny KucksMike Garcia 32324083
1956-06-16@ CLE56W  3-1-40,964Tom SturdivantHerb ScoreTom SturdivantHerb Score 32624185
1956-06-17@ CLE57W  9-4-41,765Whitey FordEarly WynnRip ColemanEarly Wynn 33524590
1956-06-18@ DET58W  7-4-12,072Bob TurleyPaul FoytackDon LarsenPaul Foytack 34224993
1956-06-19@ DET59W  5-3-13,305Bob GrimFrank LaryTommy ByrneFrank LaryTom Sturdivant34725295
1956-06-20@ DET60W  4-1-47,756Johnny KucksBilly HoeftJohnny KucksBilly Hoeft 35125398
1956-06-22@ CHA61L  4-5-48,346Tom SturdivantDick DonovanSandy ConsuegraRip Coleman 35525897
1956-06-23@ CHA62L  0-2-29,832Bob GrimJim WilsonJim WilsonBob Grim 35526095
1956-06-24@ CHA63L  2-14-0Whitey FordBilly PierceBilly PierceWhitey Ford 35727483
1956-06-24@ CHA64L  3-6-47,255Mickey McDermottGerry StaleyGerry StaleyMickey McDermottDixie Howell36028080
1956-06-25@ KC165W  9-3-24,642Johnny KucksTroy HerriageJohnny KucksTroy Herriage 36928386
1956-06-26@ KC166W  8-4-25,070Whitey FordTom GormanWhitey FordTom Gorman 37728790
1956-06-27@ KC167W  5-2-21,183Tom SturdivantArt DitmarTom SturdivantArt Ditmar 38228993
1956-06-29vs WS168W  3-1-20,528 Bob GrimPedro RamosBob GrimPedro RamosRip Coleman38529095
1956-06-30vs WS169L  1-5-13,535 Johnny KucksChuck StobbsChuck StobbsJohnny Kucks 38629591
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-07-01vs WS170W  3-2-0 Whitey FordCamilo PascualTom MorganCamilo Pascual 38929792
1956-07-01vs WS171W  8-6-25,702 Tommy ByrneBunky StewartTom SturdivantBud Byerly 39730394
1956-07-03vs BAL72W  4-3-11,608 Rip ColemanBill WightTom SturdivantGeorge Zuverink 40130695
1956-07-04@ BOS73L  6-7-0Johnny KucksWillard NixonLeo KielyTom Sturdivant 40731394
1956-07-04@ BOS74W  9-4-34,594Don LarsenMel ParnellDon LarsenMel Parnell 41631799
1956-07-05@ BOS75W  6-1-15,860Whitey FordBob PorterfieldWhitey FordBob Porterfield 422318104
1956-07-06@ WS176W  8-4-12,513Bob TurleyBob WieslerBob TurleyBob WieslerTom Morgan430322108
1956-07-07@ WS177W  8-3-11,927Mickey McDermottCamilo PascualMickey McDermottCamilo PascualTom Sturdivant438325113
1956-07-08@ WS178W  8-2-14,975Tommy ByrneChuck StobbsJohnny KucksChuck StobbsTom Sturdivant446327119
1956-07-12vs CLE79W  9-5-24,329 Johnny KucksBob LemonJohnny KucksBob Lemon 455332123
1956-07-13vs CLE80W  10-0-40,664 Tom SturdivantEarly WynnTom SturdivantEarly Wynn 465332133
1956-07-14vs CLE81W  5-4-27,358 Don LarsenHerb ScoreTommy ByrneDon Mossi 470336134
1956-07-15vs CHA82W  2-1-0 Whitey FordBilly PierceWhitey FordBilly Pierce 472337135
1956-07-15vs CHA83W  6-5-61,351 Rip ColemanDick DonovanJohnny KucksJim Wilson 478342136
1956-07-17vs DET84W  4-0-26,266 Johnny KucksBilly HoeftJohnny KucksBilly Hoeft 482342140
1956-07-18vs DET85L  4-8-0 Tom SturdivantPaul FoytackPaul FoytackTom Sturdivant 486350136
1956-07-18vs DET86L  3-4-23,169 Mickey McDermottFrank LaryFrank LaryMickey McDermott 489354135
1956-07-19vs DET87W  7-3-11,099 Tommy ByrneDuke MaasTommy ByrneDuke Maas 496357139
1956-07-20vs KC188W  6-2-16,103 Whitey FordJack McMahanWhitey FordJack McMahan 502359143
1956-07-22vs KC189L  4-7-0 Johnny KucksAlex KellnerArt DitmarJohnny Kucks 506366140
1956-07-22vs KC190W  13-4-26,923 Rip ColemanTom GormanRip ColemanTom Gorman 519370149
1956-07-24@ CHA91L  5-11-33,316Tom SturdivantBilly PierceBilly PierceTom Sturdivant 524381143
1956-07-25@ CHA92W  10-1-34,745Whitey FordDick DonovanWhitey FordDick Donovan 534382152
1956-07-26@ CHA93W  8-5-26,741Tommy ByrneJack HarshmanDon LarsenJack Harshman 542387155
1956-07-27@ KC194W  10-9-30,034Johnny KucksJack McMahanTommy ByrneWally Burnette 552396156
1956-07-28@ KC195W  14-3-32,335Tom SturdivantAlex KellnerTom SturdivantAlex Kellner 566399167
1956-07-29@ KC196W  5-3-20,357Bob TurleyArt DitmarBob TurleyArt Ditmar 571402169
1956-07-30@ CLE97W  13-6-22,659Whitey FordBob LemonWhitey FordBob Lemon 584408176
1956-07-31@ CLE98L  0-5-29,619Johnny KucksEarly WynnEarly WynnJohnny Kucks 584413171
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-08-01@ CLE99L  1-5-32,915Tommy ByrneBob LemonBob LemonTommy Byrne 585418167
1956-08-02@ CLE100L  0-4-25,266Tom SturdivantHerb ScoreHerb ScoreTom Sturdivant 585422163
1956-08-03@ DET101L  4-10-43,478Whitey FordBilly HoeftBilly HoeftRip Coleman 589432157
1956-08-04@ DET102L  4-5-24,908Bob TurleyVirgil TrucksAl AberDon Larsen 593437156
1956-08-05@ DET103L  5-8-30,310Johnny KucksFrank LaryJim BunningTom Sturdivant 598445153
1956-08-06@ BOS104W  4-3-35,923Ralph TerryTom BrewerRalph TerryTom Brewer 602448154
1956-08-07@ BOS105L  0-1-36,350Don LarsenWillard NixonWillard NixonDon Larsen 602449153
1956-08-08@ WS1106W  12-2-17,852Bob TurleyCamilo PascualBob TurleyCamilo Pascual 614451163
1956-08-09@ WS1107W  15-7-6,948Johnny KucksBunky StewartJohnny KucksBunky StewartTom Morgan629458171
1956-08-10vs BAL108W  5-4-18,868 Whitey FordRay MooreTom SturdivantBilly Loes 634462172
1956-08-11vs BAL109L  5-10-15,008 Ralph TerryHal BrownHal BrownRalph Terry 639472167
1956-08-12vs BAL110W  6-2-0 Don LarsenDon FerrareseDon LarsenDon Ferrarese 645474171
1956-08-12vs BAL111W  4-2-27,178 Bob TurleyBill WightTom MorganBill Wight 649476173
1956-08-14vs BOS112W  12-2-52,409 Johnny KucksMel ParnellJohnny KucksMel Parnell 661478183
1956-08-15vs BOS113W  6-4-33,002 Whitey FordTom BrewerTommy ByrneTom Brewer 667482185
1956-08-16vs BOS114L  1-2-21,913 Don LarsenWillard NixonWillard NixonDon Larsen 668484184
1956-08-17@ BAL115L  4-6-29,110Ralph TerryRay MooreRay MooreRalph Terry 672490182
1956-08-18@ BAL116W  4-1-12,840Tom SturdivantHal BrownTom SturdivantHal Brown 676491185
1956-08-18@ BAL117W  6-2-27,425Bob TurleyErv PalicaBob TurleyErv Palica 682493189
1956-08-19@ BAL118L  2-3-20,844Johnny KucksConnie JohnsonConnie JohnsonJohnny Kucks 684496188
1956-08-21vs CLE119L  0-3-39,187 Don LarsenHerb ScoreHerb ScoreDon Larsen 684499185
1956-08-22vs CLE120W  3-2-23,584 Tom SturdivantEarly WynnTom SturdivantEarly Wynn 687501186
1956-08-23vs CHA121L  3-8-0 Rip ColemanBob KeeganBob KeeganRip Coleman 690509181
1956-08-23vs CHA122L  4-6-22,971 Bob TurleyDixie HowellDixie HowellBob Turley 694515179
1956-08-24vs CHA123W  2-0-34,389 Johnny KucksJack HarshmanJohnny KucksJack Harshman 696515181
1956-08-25vs CHA124L  2-4-54,449 Whitey FordDick DonovanDick DonovanWhitey Ford 698519179
1956-08-26vs DET125W  7-0-0 Tom SturdivantPaul FoytackTom SturdivantPaul Foytack 705519186
1956-08-26vs DET126L  4-5-52,708 Mickey McDermottSteve GromekSteve GromekMickey McDermott 709524185
1956-08-28vs KC1127W  4-0-12,861 Bob TurleyArt DitmarBob TurleyArt Ditmar 713524189
1956-08-29vs KC1128W  7-6-14,081 Johnny KucksJack McMahanTom MorganBobby Shantz 720530190
1956-08-31@ WS1129W  6-4-15,525Whitey FordCamilo PascualWhitey FordCamilo PascualTom Morgan726534192
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-09-01@ WS1130L  3-4-14,381Tom SturdivantChuck StobbsChuck StobbsTom Sturdivant 729538191
1956-09-02@ WS1131L  3-4-17,110Bob TurleyDean StoneBud ByerlyTommy Byrne 732542190
1956-09-03vs BAL132W  6-1-0 Johnny KucksErv PalicaJohnny KucksErv Palica 738543195
1956-09-03vs BAL133W  5-0-35,557 Don LarsenBill WightDon LarsenBill Wight 743543200
1956-09-05@ BOS134W  5-3-26,784Whitey FordWillard NixonWhitey FordWillard Nixon 748546202
1956-09-07vs WS1135L  5-6-16,853 Johnny KucksBob ChakalesBunky StewartTom MorganHal Griggs753552201
1956-09-08vs WS1136W  16-2-13,874 Tom SturdivantCamilo PascualTom SturdivantCamilo PascualBob Turley769554215
1956-09-09vs WS1137W  2-1-17,711 Whitey FordChuck StobbsWhitey FordChuck Stobbs 771555216
1956-09-11@ KC1138W  9-5-18,892Johnny KucksArt DitmarTom MorganArt Ditmar 780560220
1956-09-12@ KC1139L  4-7-18,599Tom SturdivantBill HarringtonWally BurnetteTom Sturdivant 784567217
1956-09-13@ KC1140W  3-2-10,924Whitey FordTom GormanWhitey FordTom Gorman 787569218
1956-09-14@ DET141W  5-1-11,403Don LarsenHal WoodeshickDon LarsenHal Woodeshick 792570222
1956-09-15@ DET142L  2-6-25,154Rip ColemanFrank LaryFrank LaryRip Coleman 794576218
1956-09-16@ CLE143W  10-3-0Tom SturdivantBob LemonTom SturdivantBob Lemon 804579225
1956-09-16@ CLE144L  3-4-39,651Johnny KucksEarly WynnEarly WynnJohnny Kucks 807583224
1956-09-18@ CHA145W  3-2-31,694Whitey FordBilly PierceWhitey FordBilly Pierce 810585225
1956-09-21@ BOS146L  7-13-24,616Bob TurleyFrank SullivanGeorge SusceBob Turley 817598219
1956-09-22@ BOS147W  2-1-22,333Don LarsenBob PorterfieldDon LarsenBob Porterfield 819599220
1956-09-23@ BOS148W  7-4-21,663Rip ColemanTom BrewerBob GrimTom Brewer 826603223
1956-09-24@ BAL149L  4-5-12,304Johnny KucksErv PalicaMike FornielesJohnny Kucks 830608222
1956-09-25@ BAL150W  11-6-14,740Tom SturdivantBob HarrisonTom SturdivantHal Brown 841614227
1956-09-26@ BAL151L  0-1-7,000Whitey FordCharlie BeamonCharlie BeamonWhitey Ford 841615226
1956-09-28vs BOS152W  7-2-16,760 Don LarsenBob PorterfieldDon LarsenBob Porterfield 848617231
1956-09-29vs BOS153L  5-7-15,844 Tommy ByrneMel ParnellRudy MinarcinSonny Dixon 853624229
1956-09-30vs BOS154L  4-7-18,587 Bob TurleyDave SislerDave SislerTom Morgan 857631226


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