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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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84425972237511.241.316.445761.204.317.2331.2220.7240612
8Yogi BerraC3152193155
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29
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2
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30
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10532652957158.298.378.534912.236.363.2680.4517.4278597
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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5096455324659.237.310.339649.102.216.2531.1860.3143480
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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01812123312615.257.305.295600.038.098.3112.75--54203
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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4331343312135.225.313.347660.122.260.2310.9737.491301
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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3
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5
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34012130162211.262.312.362674.100.169.2761.4358.0105316
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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0010072510600.143.224.156380.013.104.2123.57--1291
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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22
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5
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52
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1301011129926144.353.464.7051169.353.580.3520.8810.3376652
1Billy Martin2B2845876121
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4973305630858.264.310.397707.133.207.2811.8750.9182504
22Mickey McDermottP2752411
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40081300104.212.317.269586.058.212.2631.6352.01461
12Gil McDougaldSS2843879136
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5638685931725.311.405.443848.132.276.3340.8733.7194518
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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05
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11015331000.222.323.519842.296.370.1520.6010.82862
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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90445060632116.308.382.528910.220.328.3141.2020.2245523
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
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Hank Bauer330000000001460------------------.969242108
Yogi Berra310135000000010--.986--------------1.0007335711
Tommy Byrne36370000000000.963------------------8181
Andy Carey240000131000000--------.947----------11426521
Tom Carroll19000011100000--------.8571.000--------0132
Bob Cerv30000000000440------------------.9845941
Jim Coates23200000000001.000------------------010
Jerry Coleman3100041182400000------.979.905.967--------1381529
Rip Coleman24290000000000.923------------------10142
Joe Collins330043000000510----1.000------------.990346321
Sonny Dixon31300000000001.000------------------020
Whitey Ford27310000000000.985------------------9571
Bob Grim26260000000000.923------------------481
Elston Howard270260000000650--1.000--------------.990205161
Billy Hunter28000043200000--------1.0001.000--------51640
Jim Konstanty39800000000001.000------------------100
Johnny Kucks22340000000000.914------------------13405
Don Larsen26380000000000.923------------------13233
Jerry Lumpe23000011700000--------1.000.916--------33568
Mickey Mantle240000000001440------------------.990370104
Billy Martin2800010516000000------.980.889----------25328815
Mickey McDermott272300000000001.000------------------2130
Gil McDougald280003159200000------.985.947.970--------23936317
Tom Morgan26410000000000.909------------------2182
Irv Noren31001000000100----1.000------------.8751021
Bobby Richardson2000050000000------1.000------------1540
Phil Rizzuto38000003000000----------.934--------31546
Eddie Robinson35001400000000----1.000--------------12160
Norm Siebern22000000000510------------------.97110013
Charlie Silvera3107000000000--.909----------------911
Bill Skowron250012002000000----.993--.875----------969868
Enos Slaughter40000000000200------------------1.0002810
Gerry Staley3510000000000--------------------000
Tom Sturdivant26320000000000.923------------------11132
Ralph Terry20300000000001.000------------------010
Bob Turley25270000000000.955------------------3181
George Wilson3000000000060------------------.750301


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