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1956 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-78 .494
Rank: 4th in National League
Run Differential: 678-698 -20
Manager(s): Fred Hutchinson
General Manager: Frank Lane
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 1,029,773 7/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Terry Moore
First Base Coach: Bill Posedel
Third Base Coach: Johnny Hopp
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9361.604--
9262.5971.0
9163.5912.0
7678.49417.0
7183.46122.0
6787.43526.0
6688.42927.0
6094.39033.0
  • 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 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Tom Alston1B6-5210L-R301954Not draftedMLB--
    3Don Blasingame2B5-10165L-R241955Not draftedMLB--
    24Bob BlaylockP6-1185R-R211956Not draftedMLB--
    14Ken Boyer3B-1B6-2200R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    21Jackie BrandtOF5-11170R-R221956Not draftedMLB--
    32Jackie CollumP5-7163L-L291951Not draftedMLB--
    30Walker CooperC6-3210R-R411940Not draftedMLB--
    28Joe Cunningham1B6-1190L-L241954Not draftedMLB--
    11Alvin DarkSS-3B5-11185R-R341946Not draftedMLB--
    9Bobby Del GrecoOF5-11190R-R231952Not draftedMLB--
    36Murry DicksonP5-10157R-R391939Not draftedMLB--
    37Ben FlowersP6-4195R-R291951Not draftedMLB--
    24Joe FrazierOF6-0180L-R331947Not draftedMLB--
    4Alex GrammasSS-3B6-0178R-R301954Not draftedMLB--
    42Harvey HaddixP5-9170L-L301952Not draftedMLB--
    24Chuck Harmon3B-OF6-2175R-R321954Not draftedMLB--
    28Grady Hatton3B5-9175L-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    7Solly Hemus2B5-9175L-R331949Not draftedMLB--
    39Larry JacksonP6-2190R-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    45Gordon JonesP6-0190R-R261954Not draftedMLB--
    15Ray KattC6-2200R-R291952Not draftedMLB--
    16Ellis KinderP6-0195R-R411946Not draftedMLB--
    25Jim KonstantyP6-1202R-R391944Not draftedMLB--
    35Paul LaPalmeP5-10184L-L321951Not draftedMLB--
    21Don LiddleP5-10165L-L311953Not draftedMLB--
    45Dick LittlefieldP6-0180L-L301950Not draftedMLB--
    2Whitey Lockman1B-OF6-1175L-R291945Not draftedMLB--
    41Lindy McDanielP6-3195R-R201955UDFAMLB--
    36Stu MillerP5-11165R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    17Vinegar Bend MizellP6-3205R-L251952Not draftedMLB--
    20Wally MoonOF6-0175L-R261954Not draftedMLB--
    42Bobby Morgan2B-SS5-9175R-R301950Not draftedMLB--
    6Stan MusialOF-1B6-0175L-L351941Not draftedMLB--
    7Rocky Nelson1B5-11178L-L311949Not draftedMLB--
    38Charlie PeeteOF5-9190L-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    23Tom PoholskyP6-3205R-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    8Rip RepulskiOF6-0195R-R281953Not draftedMLB--
    15Bill SarniC5-11187R-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    10Hank SauerOF6-4199R-R391941Not draftedMLB--
    44Willard SchmidtP6-1187R-R281952Not draftedMLB--
    2Red Schoendienst2B6-0170B-R331945Not draftedMLB--
    19Dick SchofieldSS-2B5-9165B-R211953Not draftedMLB--
    18Hal SmithC5-11189R-R251956Not draftedMLB--
    25Max SurkontP6-0205R-R341949Not draftedMLB--
    9Bill VirdonOF6-0175L-R251955Not draftedMLB--
    37Herm WehmeierP6-2200R-R291945Not draftedMLB--


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