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1956 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-83 .461
Rank: 5th in National League
Run Differential: 668-738 -70
Roster Continuity 84.01% 5/16
Manager(s): Mayo Smith
General Manager: Roy Hamey
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 934,798 11/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Maje McDonnell
Hitting Coach: Wally Moses
Pitching Coach: Whit Wyatt
Third Base Coach: Benny Bengough
National 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 Philadelphia Phillies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    1Richie AshburnOF5-10170L-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    16Frank BaumholtzOF5-10175L-L371947Not draftedMLB--
    12Marv Blaylock1B6-1175L-L261950Not draftedMLB--
    39Ed Bouchee1B6-1205L-L231956Not draftedMLB--
    8Bob BowmanOF6-1195R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    34Mack BurkC6-4180R-R211956UDFAMLB--
    20Murry DicksonP5-10157R-R391939Not draftedMLB--
    14Del EnnisOF6-0195R-R311946Not draftedMLB--
    44Turk FarrellP6-4220R-R221956Not draftedMLB--
    22Ben FlowersP6-4195R-R291951Not draftedMLB--
    9Glen GorbousOF6-2175L-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    23Jim GreengrassOF6-1200R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    20Harvey HaddixP5-9170L-L301952Not draftedMLB--
    2Granny HamnerIF5-10163R-R291944Not draftedMLB--
    4Solly Hemus2B5-9175L-R331949Not draftedMLB--
    6Willie Jones3B6-1192R-R301947Not draftedMLB--
    7Ted Kazanski2B-SS6-1175R-R221953Not draftedMLB--
    45Angelo LipetriP6-1180R-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    35Joe LonnettC5-10180R-R291956Not draftedMLB--
    29Stan LopataC6-2210R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    42Jack MeyerP6-1175R-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob MillerP6-3190R-R301949Not draftedMLB--
    25Stu MillerP5-11165R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    4Bobby Morgan2B-SS5-9175R-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    38Ron NegrayP6-1185R-R261952Not draftedMLB--
    39Jim OwensP5-11190R-R221955Not draftedMLB--
    33Duane PilletteP6-3205R-R331949Not draftedMLB--
    36Robin RobertsP6-0190B-R291948Not draftedMLB--
    26Saul RogovinP6-2205R-R321949Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob RossP6-0165R-L271950Not draftedMLB--
    48Jack SanfordP6-0190R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    21Andy SeminickC5-11187R-R351943Not draftedMLB--
    28Curt SimmonsP6-0187L-L271947Not draftedMLB--
    17Roy SmalleySS6-3190R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    15Elmer ValoOF5-11190L-R351940Not draftedMLB--
    22Herm WehmeierP6-2200R-R291945Not draftedMLB--
    15,48Wally WestlakeOF6-0186R-R351947Not draftedMLB--

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