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1956 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  76-78   .494
Result:   4th in National League
Manager(s):  Fred Hutchinson
General Manager:   Frank Lane
Stadium:  Sportsman's Park
Attendance:  1,029,773
Playoffs: Season in progress

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellis Kinder (41)
Youngest Player:  Lindy McDaniel (20)
Longest Tenure:  Stan Musial (15)
Top Hitter:  Stan Musial (2)
Top Pitcher:  Harvey Haddix (7)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  69.53%
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

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
14Ken Boyer+3b-1b1125-MLB150595911823022698833865172318.306.347.49402946394391086.6.308
6Stan Musial+of-1b235-MLB15659487184336271092075393153719.310.386.52210003106824391328.1.293
3Don Blasingame+2b2624-MLB1505879415322702788725230213.261.344.3220189665448784.7.285
20Wally Moon+of1626-MLB14954086161221116681298050171013.298.390.46902536224021097.3.306
11Alvin Dark+ss-3b3234-MLB1004135411814743731213320249.286.320.3830158442311574.9.300
8Rip Repulski+of4728-MLB112376441041831155222446731214.277.330.4280161410291555.1.290
9Bobby Del Greco+of4823-MLB102270295816251811325063342.215.308.344093315222334.0.242
18Hal Smith+c-25-MLB75227276412052310152204007.282.326.401091242170325.0.295
2Whitey Lockman+1b-of-29-MLB701931448020102218804112.249.311.269052213151183.2.258
15Ray Katt+c-29-MLB471581141406200162411112.259.289.399063167122194.1.271
2Red Schoendienst+2b3633-MLB401532248900150113500112.314.365.373057168110246.0.322
10Hank Sauer+of-39-MLB7515111454052400253133025.298.403.424064181113276.4.342
15Bill Sarni+c-28-MLB431481243725221081512114.291.329.466069159111256.0.295
42Bobby Morgan+2b-ss-30-MLB6111314227032002152400114.195.287.33603813099102.8.218
36Murry Dickson+p-39-MLB32776192206001900201.247.256.325025806173.0.279
17Vinegar Bend Mizell+p-25-MLB33755810040041610504.107.162.120098576-3-1.1.136
28Grady Hatton+3b-33-MLB4473101812071013700303.247.360.3150238961104.3.273
9Bill Virdon+of1825-MLB247110152029015812210.211.269.324023806073.0.210
23Tom Poholsky+p-26-MLB336971120030011400302.159.171.1880137363-1-0.3.200
30Walker Cooper+c-41-MLB406851851214003801102.265.296.4560317253105.1.276
37Herm Wehmeier+p-29-MLB425861330280021700100.224.250.379022614653.1.282
7Rocky Nelson+1b-31-MLB38566135038006601002.232.306.482027624595.6.213
38Charlie Peete+of-27-MLB235231022060261010006.192.288.308016595021.3.238
44Willard Schmidt+p-28-MLB334331010000021600300.233.267.256011483621.3.370
21Jackie Brandt+of5522-MLB27429123013014510101.286.362.429018483375.6.306
41Lindy McDaniel+p-20UDFA: 1958MLB39321740020011000001.219.242.344011332622.3.318
19Dick Schofield+ss-2b-21-MLB1630332001000600001.100.100.167053028-1-1.1.125
24Joe Frazier+of-33-MLB1419142014013300000.211.318.47409221635.3.200
24Chuck Harmon+3b-of-32-MLB2015200000002200000.000.118.000001715-1-2.0.000
32Jackie Collum+p-29-MLB3814130001002100010.214.294.21403171212.7.214
4Alex Grammas+ss-3b5930-MLB612130001001100000.250.308.2500313913.0.273
24Bob Blaylock+p-21-MLB1411010000000400000.091.091.091011110-1-2.4.143
39Larry Jackson+p-25-MLB5111010001001500000.091.167.091011210-1-1.9.167
42Harvey Haddix+p-30-MLB59121001002300001.222.364.3330311813.0.333
7Solly Hemus+2b4633-MLB85110002001110100.200.429.200018514.1.250
28Joe Cunningham+1b-24-MLB43100000001100000.000.250.00000430-0.9.000
37Ben Flowers+p-29-MLB33000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
45Gordon Jones+p-26-MLB52000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
16Ellis Kinder+p-41-MLB222000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
21Don Liddle+p-31-MLB152000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
-Dick Littlefield+p-30-MLB32000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
22Tom Alston+1b-30-MLB32000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
25Max Surkont+p-34-MLB51000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
36Stu Miller+p-28-MLB41000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
25Jim Konstanty+p-39-MLB270000001000000010.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (45 players)1545378678144323449124628413550362233534131128.268.333.3997322147598641707815.1.283

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
17Vinegar Bend Mizell+825-MLB14143.62333311300208.217293842092153401.277.420.863.976.600.60--1.07
23Tom Poholsky+1526-MLB9143.5933297210203.021010081274495601.259.311.201.954.210.46--1.29
36Murry Dickson+1239-MLB1383.07282712300196.117575672057109701.188.020.922.615.000.52--0.93
37Herm Wehmeier+3429-MLB1293.6934197261170.21508070167168201.297.910.843.743.591.04--0.77
44Willard Schmidt+-28-MLB683.8433212061147.21316963187852601.427.981.104.753.171.50--0.82
41Lindy McDaniel+-20UDFA: 1958MLB763.4039710100116.1121604474259801.409.360.543.254.560.71--1.72
39Larry Jackson+2825-MLB224.115110026985.175443954550411.417.910.534.755.270.90--1.29
32Jackie Collum+4129-MLB624.203810020760.063292862717201.509.450.904.052.551.59--0.70
24Bob Blaylock+-21-MLB166.37146003041.045322972439001.689.881.545.278.560.62--1.07
25Jim Konstanty+5139-MLB114.582700016539.1462020467001.3210.530.921.371.600.86--0.56
16Ellis Kinder+4641-MLB203.512200017625.2231110394001.258.061.053.161.402.25--0.68
21Don Liddle+-31-MLB128.39142006024.236252381814302.1913.142.926.575.111.29--0.93
42Harvey Haddix+730-MLB105.3244110023.228151431016101.6110.651.143.806.080.63--0.73
37Ben Flowers+5229-MLB116.9433000011.21599155001.7111.570.773.863.861.00--1.50
45Gordon Jones+-26-MLB025.5651000011.11497256001.6811.121.593.974.760.83--3.29
45Dick Littlefield+-30-MLB027.453200009.2998245001.348.381.863.724.660.80--0.56
36Stu Miller+-28-MLB014.913000217.11264355002.3214.733.686.146.141.00--0.36
25Max Surkont+-34-MLB009.535000205.21066325002.1215.884.763.187.940.40--1.50
35Paul LaPalme+-32-MLB0081.001000000.2466020209.0054.000.0027.000.00----0.00
Totals: (45 players)76783.971541544111113301,38913396986121245467094511.408.681.003.544.600.77-- 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hal SmithC663003463.9820.00 
Ray KattC472311643.9840.00 
Bill SarniC412192521.9920.00 
Walker CooperC1656410.9840.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Stan Musial1B10387090796.9930.00 
Wally Moon1B5249847952.9840.00 
Rocky Nelson1B14547061.0000.00 
Tom Alston1B341011.0000.00 
Chuck Harmon1B240011.0000.00 
Whitey Lockman1B214021.8750.00 
Joe Cunningham1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don Blasingame2B98280303889.9860.00 
Red Schoendienst2B369993127.9950.00 
Grady Hatton2B13243438.9510.00 
Bobby Morgan2B13252513.9800.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ken Boyer3B1491303091837.9610.00 
Bobby Morgan3B1192341.8890.00 
Don Blasingame3B204001.0000.00 
Chuck Harmon3B10000.0000.00 
Grady Hatton3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alvin DarkSS991782922066.9590.00 
Don BlasingameSS49931351331.9460.00 
Dick SchofieldSS9111324.9230.00 
Bobby MorganSS68812.9410.00 
Alex GrammasSS539011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rip RepulskiOF100187350.9740.00 
Bobby Del GrecoOF99217330.9870.00 
Wally MoonOF97159822.9880.00 
Whitey LockmanOF57103250.9550.00 
Stan MusialOF5384510.9890.00 
Hank SauerOF37552011.0000.00 
Jackie BrandtOF26331011.0000.00 
Bill VirdonOF2453210.9820.00 
Charlie PeeteOF21373011.0000.00 
Chuck HarmonOF1170001.0000.00 
Rocky NelsonOF8110001.0000.00 
Joe FrazierOF34010.8000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Larry JacksonP518542630.9093.17 
Lindy McDanielP3911692430.9172.56 
Jackie CollumP386041621.9093.00 
Herm WehmeierP34170152421.9512.06 
Vinegar Bend MizellP33208193022.9612.12 
Tom PoholskyP332031235031.0002.08 
Willard SchmidtP33147634031.0002.45 
Murry DicksonP28196244514.9863.17 
Jim KonstantyP273905011.0001.15 
Ellis KinderP222511001.0000.71 
Bob BlaylockP144118001.0001.98 
Don LiddleP14243310.8572.23 
Gordon JonesP51102001.0001.62 
Max SurkontP550000.0000.00 
Harvey HaddixP42331001.0001.55 
Ben FlowersP31122001.0003.21 
Dick LittlefieldP3910001.0000.98 
Stu MillerP3701011.0001.27 
Paul LaPalmeP100000.0000.00 


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