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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
Roster Continuity 94.86% 1/16
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: Bill Dickey
Assistant Coach: Jim Turner
Third Base Coach: Frankie Crosetti
American League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1956 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Hank BauerOF6-0192R-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    8Yogi BerraC5-8194L-R311946Not draftedMLB--
    23Tommy ByrneP6-1182L-L361943Not draftedMLB--
    6Andy Carey3B6-1195R-R241952Not draftedMLB--
    40Tom CarrollSS-3B6-3186R-R191955Not draftedMLB--
    41Bob CervOF6-0200R-R301951Not draftedMLB--
    52Jim CoatesP6-4192R-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    42Jerry Coleman2B-SS6-0170R-R311949Not draftedMLB--
    30Rip ColemanP6-2185L-L241955Not draftedMLB--
    15Joe Collins1B6-0185L-L331948Not draftedMLB--
    21Sonny DixonP6-2205B-R311953Not draftedMLB--
    16Whitey FordP5-10181L-L271950Not draftedMLB--
    55Bob GrimP6-1185R-R261954Not draftedMLB--
    32Elston HowardC-OF6-2200R-R271955Not draftedMLB--
    20Billy HunterSS6-0180R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    21Jim KonstantyP6-1202R-R391944Not draftedMLB--
    53Johnny KucksP6-3184R-R221955Not draftedMLB--
    18Don LarsenP6-4227R-R261953Not draftedMLB--
    11Jerry Lumpe2B6-2185L-R231956Not draftedMLB--
    7Mickey MantleOF5-11198B-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    1Billy Martin2B5-11165R-R281950Not draftedMLB--
    22Mickey McDermottP6-2170L-L271948Not draftedMLB--
    12Gil McDougald2B-3B6-1180R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    28Tom MorganP6-2195R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    25Irv NorenOF6-0190L-L311950Not draftedMLB--
    17Bobby Richardson2B5-9170R-R201955Not draftedMLB--
    10Phil RizzutoSS5-6160R-R381941Not draftedMLB--
    36Eddie Robinson1B6-2210L-R351942Not draftedMLB--
    36Norm Siebern1B-OF6-3205L-R221956Not draftedMLB--
    29Charlie SilveraC5-10175R-R311948Not draftedMLB--
    45Lou SkizasOF-3B5-11175R-R241956Not draftedMLB--
    14Bill Skowron1B5-11195R-R251954Not draftedMLB--
    17Enos SlaughterOF5-9192L-R401938Not draftedMLB--
    24Gerry StaleyP6-0195R-R351947Not draftedMLB--
    47Tom SturdivantP6-1186L-R261955Not draftedMLB--
    21Ralph TerryP6-3195R-R201956Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob TurleyP6-2215R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    39George WilsonOF6-1185L-R301952Not draftedMLB--

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