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1956 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-70 .545
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 780-751 + 29
Manager(s): Pinky Higgins
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,137,158 4/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Susce
First Base Coach: Del Baker
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Pitching Coach: Dave Ferriss
Third Base Coach: Jack Burns
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8866.5719.0
8569.55212.0
8470.54513.0
8272.53215.0
6985.44828.0
5995.38338.0
52102.33845.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
37Jim PiersallOF2660191176
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40
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6
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14
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877758481291219.293.350.449799.156.253.2940.8342.9270681
4Jackie JensenOF2957880182
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23
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11
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20
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971138943151423.315.405.497902.182.349.3120.4828.9287673
35Billy Klaus3B2752091141
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29
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5
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7
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5910904310637.271.378.387765.115.290.2830.4874.3201620
6Mickey Vernon1B3840367125
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28
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4
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15
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84105740762212.310.403.511914.201.345.3140.7026.9206471
9Ted WilliamsOF3740071138
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28
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2
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24
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8200102391110013.345.479.6051084.260.515.3380.3816.7242503
10Billy Goodman2B3039961117
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8
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2
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3803402201723.293.356.404760.110.203.3050.55199.5161448
22Sammy WhiteC273922896
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2
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5
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44213540072418.245.304.332636.087.179.2591.1478.4130433
24Don BuddinSS223774990
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24
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05
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37206562412614.239.352.342694.103.281.2690.9575.4129454
25Dick GernertOF-1B273065389
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11
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016
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6810565721247.291.399.484883.193.379.3081.0219.1148370
12Ted Lepcio2B252843474
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10
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015
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5113307731224.261.335.454789.194.292.3042.5718.9129321
8Pete DaleyC261872250
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11
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3
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5
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29101830251011.267.338.439777.171.273.2961.6737.482208
2Milt BollingSS251181925
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2
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3
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801182011313.212.319.347666.136.280.2291.1139.341141
11Frank Malzone3B261031517
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11109800215.165.230.272502.107.204.1600.8951.528115
23Tom BrewerP24941428
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130051900112.298.330.351681.053.106.3603.8094.033101
18Frank SullivanP2685412
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0030022100713.141.159.153312.012.035.18510.50--1395
3Norm Zauchin1B26841218
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1100142210004.214.333.310643.095.262.2671.5742.02699
38Gene StephensOF23632217
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701121200001.270.387.349736.079.254.3201.0063.02275
15Willard NixonP2854411
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005003600211.204.241.222463.019.074.2242.00--1260
26Faye ThroneberryOF2550611
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30031600101.220.264.320584.100.160.3035.3350.01654
17Mel ParnellP344647
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0000021100400.152.188.174362.022.065.2005.50--852
20Bob PorterfieldP3243414
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001
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50011010111.326.348.395743.070.093.39410.0043.01747
39Dave SislerP244245
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00020041300410.119.191.119310.000.095.1673.25--551
14Ike DelockP262923
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1
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0020021100700.103.161.138299.034.103.1675.50--438
24Gene Mauch2B302548
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0001003300001.320.393.320713.000.120.3641.00--828
27George SusceP241824
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000004600000.222.364.333697.111.333.3331.50--622
28Tom HurdP321226
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0001000200100.500.500.5001000.000.000.600----613
7Billy Consolo2B2111132
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0001003500000.182.357.182539.000.273.3331.67--214
40Frank BaumannP22913
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000000200100.333.333.556889.222.222.429----510
19Leo KielyP26601
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0000000000000.167.167.167334.000.000.167----16
1Grady Hatton33502
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0002000000000.400.400.400800.000.000.400----25
20Marty Keough212100001001000000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
29Rudy MinarcinP26201
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0000001000000.500.667.5001167.000.500.5000.00--13
21Johnny SchmitzP351000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals19085349780147326145139752281972768925416846153.275.359.419778.144.281.2920.9538.522416190
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
23Tom Brewer241993.5032321540024420010395141121275001.287.380.524.134.681.13
18Frank Sullivan261473.423433121102422531129222821164101.389.410.823.054.311.41
15Willard Nixon28984.22232291001451427968957746001.378.810.563.544.591.30
39Dave Sisler24984.6339143015314212081731372931001.357.610.824.565.891.29
17Mel Parnell34763.782120610013112971551359412001.448.860.894.052.820.69
14Ike Delock261374.2248810289128122656012801054001.588.580.845.637.381.31
20Bob Porterfield323125.142518413012612782722164532001.529.071.504.573.790.83
28Tom Hurd32345.334000018576845245547345001.729.950.595.574.030.72
27George Susce24246.172160070697154481444260001.649.131.805.663.340.59
19Leo Kiely26225.23230001633147251811490001.9713.650.294.062.610.64
40Frank Baumann22213.247100302422119314182001.447.921.085.046.481.29
16Harry Dorish34023.52150001102223109110110001.439.000.393.914.301.10
29Rudy Minarcin26102.7031002099432850001.708.101.807.204.500.63
21Johnny Schmitz35000.0020001045200400102.2511.250.009.000.000.00
Pitching Totals84704.17333155508105201398135475164713066771231201.458.720.844.294.581.07
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Frank Baumann2270000000000.667------------------111
Milt Bolling250001112600000------.750.897.947--------38819
Tom Brewer24320000000000.988------------------28521
Don Buddin220000011300000----------.953--------21337029
Billy Consolo21000250000000------.920------------9142
Pete Daley26057000000000--.992----------------228142
Ike Delock26480000000000.933------------------10182
Harry Dorish341500000000001.000------------------380
Dick Gernert270037000000500----.991------------.985367414
Billy Goodman30000950000000------.966------------21526617
Tom Hurd324000000000001.000------------------390
Jackie Jensen290000000001510------------------.9622911312
Leo Kiely262300000000001.000------------------350
Billy Klaus2700001062600000--------.945.943--------15530627
Ted Lepcio250005722000000------.966.971----------17020613
Frank Malzone26000026000000--------.931----------24576
Gene Mauch3000060000000------.935------------12172
Rudy Minarcin26300000000001.000------------------030
Willard Nixon28230000000000.974------------------7311
Mel Parnell34210000000000.929------------------7192
Jim Piersall260000000001550------------------.991455104
Bob Porterfield32250000000000.917------------------8142
Johnny Schmitz35200000000001.000------------------020
Dave Sisler243900000000001.000------------------9220
Gene Stephens23000000000710------------------.9835721
Frank Sullivan26340000000000.981------------------16371
George Susce24210000000000.933------------------3111
Faye Throneberry25000000000130------------------.9092002
Mickey Vernon380010800000000----.989--------------9305811
Sammy White270114000000000--.984----------------5476010
Ted Williams370000000001100------------------.97317475
Norm Zauchin26003100000000----.990--------------189102


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