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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 I
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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
9Hank BauerOFMLB6-0192RightRight7/31/192233East St. Louis,IllinoisUDFA 

8Yogi BerraCMLB5-8194LeftRight5/12/192531St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
23Tommy ByrnePMLB6-1182LeftLeft12/31/191936Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
6Andy Carey3BMLB6-1195RightRight10/18/193124Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
40Tom CarrollSS-3BMLB6-3186RightRight9/17/193619Jamaica,New YorkUDFA 
41Bob CervOFMLB6-0200RightRight5/5/192630Lincoln,NebraskaUDFA 
52Jim CoatesPMLB6-4192RightRight8/4/193223Farnham,VirginiaUDFA 
42Jerry Coleman2B-SSMLB6-0170RightRight9/14/192431San Jose,CaliforniaUDFA 
30Rip ColemanPMLB6-2185LeftLeft7/31/193124Troy,New YorkUDFA 
15Joe Collins1BMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/3/192233Scranton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Sonny DixonPMLB6-2205BothRight11/5/192431Charlotte,North CarolinaUDFA 
16Whitey FordPMLB5-10181LeftLeft10/21/192827New York,New YorkUDFA 
55Bob GrimPMLB6-1185RightRight3/8/193026New York,New YorkUDFA 
32Elston HowardC-OFMLB6-2200RightRight2/23/192927St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
20Billy HunterSSMLB6-0180RightRight6/4/192828Punxsutawney,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Jim KonstantyPMLB6-1202RightRight3/2/191739Strykersville,New YorkUDFA 
53Johnny KucksPMLB6-3184RightRight7/27/193322Hoboken,New JerseyUDFA 
18Don LarsenPMLB6-4227RightRight8/7/192926Michigan City,IndianaUDFA 
11Jerry Lumpe2BMLB6-2185LeftRight6/2/193323Lincoln,MissouriUDFA 
7Mickey MantleOFMLB5-11198BothRight10/20/193124Spavinaw,OklahomaUDFA 
1Billy Martin2BMLB5-11165RightRight5/16/192828Berkeley,CaliforniaUDFA 
22Mickey McDermottPMLB6-2170LeftLeft8/29/192827Poughkeepsie,New YorkUDFA 
12Gil McDougald2B-3BMLB6-1180RightRight5/19/192828San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
28Tom MorganPMLB6-2195RightRight5/20/193026El Monte,CaliforniaUDFA 
25Irv NorenOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft11/29/192431Jamestown,New YorkUDFA 
17Bobby Richardson2BMLB5-9170RightRight8/19/193520Sumter,South CarolinaUDFA 
10Phil RizzutoSSMLB5-6160RightRight9/25/191738Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
36Eddie Robinson1BMLB6-2210LeftRight12/15/192035Paris,TexasUDFA 
36Norm Siebern1B-OFMLB6-3205LeftRight7/26/193322St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
29Charlie SilveraCMLB5-10175RightRight10/13/192431San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
45Lou SkizasOF-3BMLB5-11175RightRight6/2/193224Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
14Bill Skowron1BMLB5-11195RightRight12/18/193025Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
17Enos SlaughterOFMLB5-9192LeftRight4/27/191640Roxboro,North CarolinaUDFA 
24Gerry StaleyPMLB6-0195RightRight8/21/192035Brush Prairie,WashingtonUDFA 
47Tom SturdivantPMLB6-1186LeftRight4/28/193026Gordon,KansasUDFA 
21Ralph TerryPMLB6-3195RightRight1/9/193620Big Cabin,OklahomaUDFA 
19Bob TurleyPMLB6-2215RightRight9/19/193025Troy,IllinoisUDFA 
39George WilsonOFMLB6-1185LeftRight8/30/192530Cherryville,North CarolinaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Mel AllenBroadcaster 
Red BarberBroadcaster 
Frankie CrosettiThird Base Coach 
Bill DickeyAssistant Coach 
Casey StengelManager 
Jim TurnerAssistant Coach 
George WeissGeneral Manager 
Jim WoodsBroadcaster 


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