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1956 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Philadelphia,PA
Team Record:  71-83   .461
Result:   5th in National League
Manager(s):  Mayo Smith
General Manager:   Roy Hamey
Stadium:  Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance:  934,798
Playoffs:  -

Philadelphia Phillies affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Murry Dickson (39)
Youngest Player:  Mack Burk (21)
Longest Tenure:  Granny Hamner (13)
Top Hitter:  Richie Ashburn (6)
Top Pitcher:  Robin Roberts (6)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  84.01%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Brooklyn9361.604--
Milwaukee9262.5971.0
Cincinnati9163.5912.0
St. Louis7678.49417.0
Philadelphia7183.46122.0
NY Giants6787.43526.0
Pittsburgh6688.42927.0
Chi Cubs6094.39033.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
1Richie AshburnOFMLB5-10170LeftRight3/19/192729Tilden,NebraskaUDFA 

16Frank BaumholtzOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft10/7/191837Midvale,OhioUDFA 
12Marv Blaylock1BMLB6-1175LeftLeft9/30/192926Fort Smith,ArkansasUDFA 
39Ed Bouchee1BMLB6-1205LeftLeft3/7/193323Livingston,MontanaUDFA 
8Bob BowmanOFMLB6-1195RightRight5/10/193125Laytonville,CaliforniaUDFA 
34Mack BurkCMLB6-4180RightRight4/21/193521Nacogdoches,TexasUDFA 
20Murry DicksonPMLB5-10157RightRight8/21/191639Tracy,MissouriUDFA 
14Del EnnisOFMLB6-0195RightRight6/8/192531Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
44Turk FarrellPMLB6-4220RightRight4/8/193422Boston,MassachusettsUDFA 
22Ben FlowersPMLB6-4195RightRight6/15/192729Wilson,North CarolinaUDFA 
9Glen GorbousOFMLB6-2175LeftRight7/8/193025Drumheller,AlbertaUDFA 
23Jim GreengrassOFMLB6-1200RightRight10/24/192728Addison,New YorkUDFA 
20Harvey HaddixPMLB5-9170LeftLeft9/18/192530Medway,OhioUDFA 
2Granny HamnerIFMLB5-10163RightRight4/26/192729Richmond,VirginiaUDFA 
4Solly Hemus2BMLB5-9175LeftRight4/17/192333Phoenix,ArizonaUDFA 
6Willie Jones3BMLB6-1192RightRight8/16/192530Dillon,South CarolinaUDFA 
7Ted Kazanski2B-SSMLB6-1175RightRight1/25/193422Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
45Angelo LipetriPMLB6-1180RightRight7/6/193025Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
35Joe LonnettCMLB5-10180RightRight2/7/192729Beaver Falls,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
29Stan LopataCMLB6-2210RightRight9/12/192530Delray,MichiganUDFA 
42Jack MeyerPMLB6-1175RightRight3/23/193224Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
19Bob MillerPMLB6-3190RightRight6/16/192630Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
25Stu MillerPMLB5-11165RightRight12/26/192728Northampton,MassachusettsUDFA 
4Bobby Morgan2B-SSMLB5-9175RightRight6/29/192630Oklahoma City,OklahomaUDFA 
38Ron NegrayPMLB6-1185RightRight2/26/193026Akron,OhioUDFA 
39Jim OwensPMLB5-11190RightRight1/16/193422Gifford,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
33Duane PillettePMLB6-3205RightRight7/24/192233Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
36Robin RobertsPMLB6-0190BothRight9/30/192629Springfield,IllinoisUDFA 
26Saul RogovinPMLB6-2205RightRight10/10/192332Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
30Bob RossPMLB6-0165RightLeft11/2/192827Fullerton,CaliforniaUDFA 
48Jack SanfordPMLB6-0190RightRight5/18/192927Wellesley Hills,MassachusettsUDFA 
21Andy SeminickCMLB5-11187RightRight9/12/192035Pierce,West VirginiaUDFA 
28Curt SimmonsPMLB6-0187LeftLeft5/19/192927Egypt,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
17Roy SmalleySSMLB6-3190RightRight6/9/192630Springfield,MissouriUDFA 
15Elmer ValoOFMLB5-11190LeftRight3/5/192135Ribnik,Czech RepublicUDFA 
22Herm WehmeierPMLB6-2200RightRight2/18/192729Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
15,48Wally WestlakeOFMLB6-0186RightRight11/8/192035Gridley,CaliforniaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Benny BengoughThird Base Coach 
Roy HameyGeneral Manager 
Claude HaringBroadcaster 
Dale JonesScout 
Gene KellyBroadcaster 
Maje McDonnellAssistant Coach 
Wally MosesHitting Coach 
Mayo SmithManager 
Whit WyattPitching Coach 


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