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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-04-17@ CIN1W  4-2-32,095Vinegar Bend MizellJoe NuxhallVinegar Bend MizellJoe NuxhallEllis Kinder422
1956-04-19@ CIN2L  9-10-2,438Harvey HaddixPat ScantleburyBrooks LawrenceJackie Collum 13121
1956-04-20vs MLN3L  4-5-23,984 Tom PoholskyWarren SpahnLou SleaterStu Miller 17170
1956-04-21vs MLN4W  6-5-9,855 Willard SchmidtRed MurffLindy McDanielChet Nichols 23221
1956-04-22vs MLN5W  10-4-0 Ben FlowersLew BurdetteBen FlowersLew BurdetteStu Miller33267
1956-04-22vs MLN6L  5-13-25,431 Gordon JonesRay CroneRay CroneGordon Jones 3839-1
1956-04-24vs CIN7W  5-3-0 Vinegar Bend MizellPat ScantleburyVinegar Bend MizellPat ScantleburyEllis Kinder43421
1956-04-25vs CHN8W  6-0-3,378 Harvey HaddixSam JonesHarvey HaddixSam Jones 49427
1956-04-30@ MLN9W  2-0-6,090Tom PoholskyWarren SpahnTom PoholskyWarren SpahnEllis Kinder51429
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-05-01vs PIT10L  2-4-0 Vinegar Bend MizellDick LittlefieldRoy FaceVinegar Bend MizellVern Law53467
1956-05-02vs PIT11W  10-9-6,382 Harvey HaddixRon KlineJackie CollumRed Munger 63558
1956-05-03vs BRO12L  3-7-14,734 Ben FlowersDon NewcombeDon NewcombeBen FlowersClem Labine66624
1956-05-04vs BRO13W  10-3-15,566 Willard SchmidtChuck TempletonWillard SchmidtChuck TempletonEllis Kinder766511
1956-05-05vs BRO14W  4-1-14,814 Tom PoholskyRoger CraigTom PoholskyRoger Craig 806614
1956-05-06vs NY115W  5-4-0 Harvey HaddixDon LiddleJackie CollumAl WorthingtonEllis Kinder857015
1956-05-06vs NY116L  4-5-25,466 Vinegar Bend MizellJoe MargoneriSteve RidzikVinegar Bend MizellHoyt Wilhelm897514
1956-05-07vs NY117W  6-3-7,229 Ben FlowersWindy McCallLindy McDanielWindy McCallJackie Collum957817
1956-05-08vs PHI18W  9-1-7,379 Willard SchmidtRobin RobertsWillard SchmidtRobin RobertsLarry Jackson1047925
1956-05-09vs PHI19W  3-0-8,704 Tom PoholskyHerm WehmeierTom PoholskyHerm Wehmeier 1077928
1956-05-12@ CHN20L  10-14-14,556Vinegar Bend MizellBob RushBob RushGordon JonesVito Valentinetti1179324
1956-05-13@ CHN21W  3-2-0Murry DicksonPaul MinnerMurry DicksonPaul MinnerEllis Kinder1209525
1956-05-13@ CHN22W  14-7-22,622Lindy McDanielSam JonesJackie CollumVito ValentinettiHerm Wehmeier13410232
1956-05-15@ BRO23L  5-7-15,788Tom PoholskyChuck TempletonClem LabineTom Poholsky 13910930
1956-05-16@ BRO24L  3-5-22,071Herm WehmeierRoger CraigKen LehmanHerm WehmeierClem Labine14211428
1956-05-17@ PHI25W  5-4-8,249Vinegar Bend MizellHarvey HaddixEllis KinderHarvey HaddixJackie Collum14711829
1956-05-18@ PHI26L  2-4-16,026Willard SchmidtCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsWillard Schmidt 14912227
1956-05-19@ PHI27W  11-5-0Murry DicksonSaul RogovinLindy McDanielSaul Rogovin 16012733
1956-05-20@ NY128L  0-2-0Dick LittlefieldJohnny AntonelliJohnny AntonelliDick Littlefield 16012931
1956-05-20@ NY129L  2-5-21,938Tom PoholskyJim HearnJim HearnTom PoholskyHoyt Wilhelm16213428
1956-05-21@ NY130W  4-1-3,938Vinegar Bend MizellDon LiddleVinegar Bend MizellDon Liddle 16613531
1956-05-22@ PIT31W  6-3-19,316Herm WehmeierVern LawHerm WehmeierVern LawJackie Collum17213834
1956-05-23@ PIT32L  0-6-19,917Willard SchmidtBob FriendBob FriendWillard Schmidt 17214428
1956-05-25vs CHN33W  6-1-11,430 Murry DicksonRuss MeyerMurry DicksonRuss Meyer 17814533
1956-05-27vs CHN34W  11-9-0 Tom PoholskyPaul MinnerLindy McDanielJim Davis 18915435
1956-05-27vs CHN35W  12-2-25,834 Vinegar Bend MizellJim BrosnanVinegar Bend MizellJim Brosnan 20115645
1956-05-28vs MLN36L  3-10-17,156 Herm WehmeierLou SleaterGene ConleyHerm Wehmeier 20416638
1956-05-30vs CIN37L  3-6-0 Murry DicksonJohnny KlippsteinJohnny KlippsteinMurry Dickson 20717235
1956-05-30vs CIN38L  5-6-26,044 Dick LittlefieldPaul LaPalmePaul LaPalmeDick LittlefieldJoe Black21217834
1956-05-31vs CIN39W  9-3-8,647 Vinegar Bend MizellArt FowlerVinegar Bend MizellArt Fowler 22118140
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-06-01vs PHI40L  2-5-0 Tom PoholskyCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsTom PoholskyBob Miller22318637
1956-06-02vs PHI41L  4-6-7,806 Herm WehmeierStu MillerStu MillerHerm WehmeierBob Miller22719235
1956-06-03vs PHI42W  2-1-0 Murry DicksonRobin RobertsMurry DicksonRobin Roberts 22919336
1956-06-03vs PHI43L  3-9-18,367 Lindy McDanielHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixLindy McDaniel 23220230
1956-06-04vs NY144W  11-5-10,566 Vinegar Bend MizellDon LiddleVinegar Bend MizellDon Liddle 24320736
1956-06-05vs NY145W  3-1-11,314 Willard SchmidtJim HearnWillard SchmidtJim Hearn 24620838
1956-06-06vs NY146W  3-2-10,960 Tom PoholskyRuben GomezEllis KinderHoyt Wilhelm 24921039
1956-06-08vs PIT47L  0-2-20,079 Murry DicksonBob FriendBob FriendMurry Dickson 24921237
1956-06-09vs PIT48W  8-3-12,149 Vinegar Bend MizellVern LawVinegar Bend MizellVern LawJim Konstanty25721542
1956-06-10vs PIT49L  3-11-0 Willard SchmidtLuis ArroyoLuis ArroyoWillard Schmidt 26022634
1956-06-10vs PIT50W  3-0-28,129 Herm WehmeierRon KlineHerm WehmeierRon Kline 26322637
1956-06-11vs BRO51L  6-8-26,075 Tom PoholskyDon NewcombeDon NewcombeTom PoholskyClem Labine26923435
1956-06-12vs BRO52L  4-6-21,683 Murry DicksonSandy KoufaxCarl ErskineMurry DicksonClem Labine27324033
1956-06-15@ PIT53L  1-12-26,276Vinegar Bend MizellRon KlineRon KlineVinegar Bend Mizell 27425222
1956-06-16@ PIT54L  0-2-14,550Herm WehmeierBob FriendBob FriendHerm Wehmeier 27425420
1956-06-17@ PIT55W  3-1-0Tom PoholskyVern LawTom PoholskyVern Law 27725522
1956-06-17@ PIT56W  8-3-30,127Willard SchmidtLuis ArroyoWillard SchmidtLuis ArroyoJim Konstanty28525827
1956-06-19@ BRO57W  6-0-17,921Murry DicksonSandy KoufaxMurry DicksonSandy Koufax 29125833
1956-06-20@ BRO58L  2-4-8,607Vinegar Bend MizellRoger CraigRoger CraigVinegar Bend MizellClem Labine29326231
1956-06-21@ BRO59L  8-9-11,730Herm WehmeierDon NewcombeKen LehmanMurry Dickson 30127130
1956-06-22@ PHI60L  1-2-20,258Tom PoholskyRobin RobertsRobin RobertsTom Poholsky 30227329
1956-06-23@ PHI61L  3-8-6,307Don LiddleHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixDon Liddle 30528124
1956-06-24@ PHI62W  8-4-0Murry DicksonCurt SimmonsHerm WehmeierCurt Simmons 31328528
1956-06-24@ PHI63L  2-3-19,246Willard SchmidtJim OwensJack MeyerWillard Schmidt 31528827
1956-06-26@ NY164L  0-3-11,823Vinegar Bend MizellRuben GomezRuben GomezVinegar Bend Mizell 31529124
1956-06-27@ NY165W  6-0-4,852Tom PoholskyJohnny AntonelliTom PoholskyJohnny Antonelli 32129130
1956-06-29vs CIN66W  4-1-25,570 Vinegar Bend MizellJoe NuxhallVinegar Bend MizellJoe Nuxhall 32529233
1956-06-30vs CIN67W  5-2-12,515 Murry DicksonHal JeffcoatMurry DicksonHal JeffcoatJim Konstanty33029436
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-07-01vs CIN68L  15-19-0 Willard SchmidtBrooks LawrenceHal JeffcoatJim KonstantyJoe Nuxhall34531332
1956-07-01vs CIN69L  1-7-29,815 Don LiddleDon GrossDon GrossDon Liddle 34632026
1956-07-02@ CHN70L  3-6-8,371Tom PoholskyWarren HackerWarren HackerTom Poholsky 34932623
1956-07-03@ CHN71L  4-7-10,463Vinegar Bend MizellJim DavisJim DavisVinegar Bend MizellTurk Lown35333320
1956-07-04@ MLN72W  6-4-0Murry DicksonGene ConleyMurry DicksonGene ConleyWillard Schmidt35933722
1956-07-04@ MLN73L  1-6-36,503Lindy McDanielBob BuhlBob BuhlLindy McDaniel 36034317
1956-07-06@ CIN74L  4-6-24,322Tom PoholskyDon GrossDon GrossTom PoholskyHersh Freeman36434915
1956-07-07@ CIN75L  2-5-0Vinegar Bend MizellJohnny KlippsteinBrooks LawrenceVinegar Bend Mizell 36635412
1956-07-08@ CIN76L  2-3-19,041Willard SchmidtJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallHerm WehmeierHersh Freeman36835711
1956-07-12vs NY177W  5-3-14,448 Tom PoholskyRuben GomezDon LiddleRuben GomezLarry Jackson37336013
1956-07-13vs NY178W  7-5-15,647 Murry DicksonJohnny AntonelliJackie CollumHoyt WilhelmJim Konstanty38036515
1956-07-14vs NY179W  5-2-10,373 Vinegar Bend MizellAl WorthingtonVinegar Bend MizellAl Worthington 38536718
1956-07-15vs PHI80W  9-1-0 Murry DicksonStu MillerMurry DicksonStu MillerLarry Jackson39436826
1956-07-15vs PHI81L  5-7-17,577 Lindy McDanielSaul RogovinSaul RogovinLindy McDanielRon Negray39937524
1956-07-16vs PHI82L  0-2-9,462 Willard SchmidtHarvey HaddixHarvey HaddixWillard Schmidt 39937722
1956-07-17vs PIT83L  2-4-12,182 Herm WehmeierBob FriendBob FriendHerm WehmeierRoy Face40138120
1956-07-18vs PIT84W  1-1-15,195 Vinegar Bend MizellRed Munger 40238220
1956-07-20vs BRO85L  1-4-26,290 Tom PoholskyDon NewcombeDon NewcombeTom Poholsky 40338617
1956-07-21vs BRO86W  13-6-21,878 Murry DicksonRoger CraigHerm WehmeierRoger Craig 41639224
1956-07-22vs BRO87L  3-5-32,750 Bob BlaylockCarl ErskineCarl ErskineBob Blaylock 41939722
1956-07-22vs BRO88L  3-4-32,750 Willard SchmidtSandy KoufaxSandy KoufaxWillard SchmidtDon Bessent42240121
1956-07-24@ PHI89L  3-7-16,775Vinegar Bend MizellCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsVinegar Bend Mizell 42540817
1956-07-25@ PHI90W  8-7-17,024Murry DicksonHarvey HaddixLarry JacksonRon Negray 43341518
1956-07-26@ PHI91W  14-9-15,078Bob BlaylockRobin RobertsHerm WehmeierBob MillerJackie Collum44742423
1956-07-27@ NY192L  5-6-7,939Willard SchmidtJoe MargoneriJoe MargoneriLindy McDanielMarv Grissom45243022
1956-07-28@ NY193W  3-2-4,864Vinegar Bend MizellRuben GomezVinegar Bend MizellRuben GomezJim Konstanty45543223
1956-07-29@ NY194W  3-2-8,597Tom PoholskyJohnny AntonelliTom PoholskyHoyt WilhelmLarry Jackson45843424
1956-07-31@ PIT95W  7-0-10,965Murry DicksonRed MungerMurry DicksonRed Munger 46543431
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-08-01@ PIT96W  4-1-8,592Willard SchmidtRon KlineWillard SchmidtRon Kline 46943534
1956-08-02@ PIT97W  7-5-5,745Vinegar Bend MizellBob FriendHerm WehmeierBob FriendLarry Jackson47644036
1956-08-03@ BRO98W  11-8-17,029Tom PoholskyRoger CraigJackie CollumClem Labine 48744839
1956-08-04@ BRO99L  4-12-12,952Bob BlaylockCarl ErskineCarl ErskineBob Blaylock 49146031
1956-08-05@ BRO100L  0-7-16,350Murry DicksonSal MaglieSal MaglieMurry Dickson 49146724
1956-08-05@ BRO101L  3-5-16,350Willard SchmidtSandy KoufaxEd RoebuckWillard Schmidt 49447222
1956-08-06@ CIN102L  6-7-20,187Jackie CollumJoe NuxhallHersh FreemanLarry Jackson 50047921
1956-08-07@ CIN103W  8-4-18,229Willard SchmidtBrooks LawrenceJim KonstantyBrooks LawrenceLarry Jackson50848325
1956-08-08@ MLN104L  1-10-0Bob BlaylockBob TrowbridgeBob TrowbridgeBob Blaylock 50949316
1956-08-08@ MLN105W  3-2-37,727Herm WehmeierLew BurdetteHerm WehmeierLew Burdette 51249517
1956-08-09@ MLN106L  1-4-0Murry DicksonTaylor PhillipsTaylor PhillipsMurry Dickson 51349914
1956-08-09@ MLN107W  5-1-34,190Tom PoholskyGene ConleyTom PoholskyGene Conley 51850018
1956-08-10@ CHN108W  4-3-9,392Vinegar Bend MizellWarren HackerVinegar Bend MizellWarren HackerLarry Jackson52250319
1956-08-11@ CHN109W  3-1-0Willard SchmidtSam JonesWillard SchmidtSam JonesJackie Collum52550421
1956-08-12@ CHN110L  2-6-0Bob BlaylockBob RushBob RushBob Blaylock 52751017
1956-08-12@ CHN111L  0-0-0Herm WehmeierJim Davis 52751017
1956-08-14vs MLN112W  6-2-20,862 Murry DicksonBob BuhlMurry DicksonBob Buhl 53351221
1956-08-15vs MLN113L  1-4-22,665 Tom PoholskyWarren SpahnWarren SpahnTom Poholsky 53451618
1956-08-16vs MLN114L  0-8-16,124 Vinegar Bend MizellLew BurdetteLew BurdetteVinegar Bend Mizell 53452410
1956-08-17vs CHN115W  2-1-11,110 Herm WehmeierBob RushHerm WehmeierBob Rush 53652511
1956-08-18vs CHN116L  1-8-14,117 Willard SchmidtMoe DrabowskyMoe DrabowskyWillard SchmidtTurk Lown5375334
1956-08-19vs CHN117W  6-0-0 Murry DicksonDon KaiserMurry DicksonDon Kaiser 54353310
1956-08-19vs CHN118L  1-3-13,911 Vinegar Bend MizellJim DavisJim DavisVinegar Bend MizellTurk Lown5445368
1956-08-21vs BRO119L  1-2-22,429 Herm WehmeierCarl ErskineCarl ErskineHerm WehmeierDon Bessent5455387
1956-08-22vs BRO120L  3-5-20,774 Tom PoholskyRoger CraigRoger CraigTom PoholskyClem Labine5485435
1956-08-23vs PIT121W  3-0-0 Vinegar Bend MizellRon KlineVinegar Bend MizellRon Kline 5515438
1956-08-23vs PIT122W  3-2-11,935 Willard SchmidtRed MungerJackie CollumRoy Face 5545459
1956-08-24vs PIT123W  6-2-9,317 Murry DicksonFred WatersMurry DicksonFred Waters 56054713
1956-08-25vs PIT124W  8-5-8,976 Herm WehmeierVern LawBob BlaylockVern LawLarry Jackson56855216
1956-08-26vs NY1125W  4-3-0 Tom PoholskyJoe MargoneriTom PoholskyJoe MargoneriJackie Collum57255517
1956-08-26vs NY1126L  3-4-21,267 Vinegar Bend MizellDick LittlefieldDick LittlefieldVinegar Bend MizellJohnny Antonelli57555916
1956-08-28vs PHI127L  4-6-11,987 Willard SchmidtCurt SimmonsCurt SimmonsLindy McDaniel 57956514
1956-08-29vs PHI128L  6-8-7,828 Murry DicksonRobin RobertsRobin RobertsBob Blaylock 58557312
1956-08-31@ MLN129L  5-6-0Herm WehmeierGene ConleyRay CroneJackie Collum 59057911
1956-08-31@ MLN130L  3-5-33,070Tom PoholskyTaylor PhillipsTaylor PhillipsTom Poholsky 5935849
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1956-09-01@ MLN131L  1-3-24,745Vinegar Bend MizellWarren SpahnWarren SpahnVinegar Bend Mizell 5945877
1956-09-02@ MLN132L  3-6-35,774Larry JacksonBob TrowbridgeBob TrowbridgeLarry JacksonTaylor Phillips5975934
1956-09-03vs CHN133W  4-2-0 Murry DicksonDon KaiserMurry DicksonJim Hughes 6015956
1956-09-03vs CHN134L  0-8-14,024 Lindy McDanielJim BrosnanJim BrosnanLindy McDaniel 601603-2
1956-09-05vs CHN135W  2-1-6,162 Herm WehmeierBob RushHerm WehmeierBob Rush 603604-1
1956-09-07vs CIN136W  1-0-12,586 Vinegar Bend MizellJoe NuxhallVinegar Bend MizellJoe Nuxhall 6046040
1956-09-08vs CIN137W  6-4-13,327 Tom PoholskyBrooks LawrenceTom PoholskyBrooks Lawrence 6106082
1956-09-09vs CIN138W  6-5-15,709 Murry DicksonHal JeffcoatHerm WehmeierHersh Freeman 6166133
1956-09-11@ PHI139W  5-3-7,609Herm WehmeierCurt SimmonsHerm WehmeierCurt SimmonsLarry Jackson6216165
1956-09-13@ NY1140W  5-0-4,958Vinegar Bend MizellAl WorthingtonVinegar Bend MizellAl Worthington 62661610
1956-09-14@ NY1141L  0-3-1,434Tom PoholskyRuben GomezRuben GomezTom Poholsky 6266197
1956-09-15@ NY1142W  9-4-4,150Lindy McDanielMike McCormickLindy McDanielMike McCormickJackie Collum63562312
1956-09-16@ PIT143W  3-2-0Murry DicksonFred WatersMurry DicksonRoy Face 63862513
1956-09-16@ PIT144L  3-9-8,742Herm WehmeierVern LawVern LawHerm Wehmeier 6416347
1956-09-18@ BRO145W  6-5-13,784Vinegar Bend MizellRoger CraigLarry JacksonCarl Erskine 6476398
1956-09-19@ BRO146L  2-17-7,570Tom PoholskyDon NewcombeDon NewcombeTom PoholskyDon Bessent649656-7
1956-09-21@ CIN147L  1-9-18,517Vinegar Bend MizellJoe NuxhallJoe NuxhallVinegar Bend Mizell 650665-15
1956-09-22@ CIN148L  4-6-9,891Murry DicksonHal JeffcoatHal JeffcoatMurry DicksonHersh Freeman654671-17
1956-09-23@ CIN149L  2-3-0Tom PoholskyDon GrossDon GrossTom Poholsky 656674-18
1956-09-23@ CIN150L  4-5-29,840Herm WehmeierTom AckerTom AckerHerm WehmeierHersh Freeman660679-19
1956-09-25@ CHN151W  5-1-0Lindy McDanielDave HillmanLindy McDanielDave Hillman 665680-15
1956-09-25@ CHN152L  2-6-3,713Bob BlaylockDon KaiserDon KaiserBob Blaylock 667686-19
1956-09-26@ CHN153L  2-3-1,999Murry DicksonJim DavisJim BrosnanMurry Dickson 669689-20
1956-09-28vs MLN154W  5-4-20,742 Tom PoholskyBob BuhlLindy McDanielTaylor PhillipsLarry Jackson674693-19
1956-09-29vs MLN155W  2-1-25,587 Herm WehmeierWarren SpahnHerm WehmeierWarren Spahn 676694-18
1956-09-30vs MLN156L  2-4-23,411 Vinegar Bend MizellLew BurdetteLew BurdetteVinegar Bend MizellRay Crone678698-20


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